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20 eLearning Blogs You Simply Have to Bookmark

eLearning Brothers

In our own, considered, humble opinion, we have an awesome blog that every eLearning professional should read. But sometimes we like to see what our colleagues are doing, which means taking a look at the multitude of eLearning knowledge that exists all over the web. Here are a few blogs that you simply must bookmark and read on a consistent basis: 1. LMS Blog.

Saying Good-bye to The eLearning Guild (but not leaving the Guild family)

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

On August 27th I begin the next chapter of my eLearning career. I am leaving the Training and Development industry's most important professional association, The eLearning Guild , to be part of a startup in the data center industry. But before I go into more about the new gig I want to use this blog post as opportunity to reflect on my time with The eLearning Guild, and why DevLearn 2012 is going to be AWESOME! My session was titled Creative Web-Based Virtual Reality Training (on a Budget). eLearning is no longer reserved for the geeky types.

5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online

Web Courseworks

How To Encourage Informal Professional Development At Work In my previous blog post, I wrote about how workers and job seekers likely undervalue the benefits of free online learning and professional development opportunities. Of course, if the impetus for this eLearning trend is based on employer demand for cutting-edge skills, managers in content development and […]. eLearning blogs elearning elearning guild informal learning instructional design Web Courseworks

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

For every sales pitch you hear about social learning, for every shiny social network logo you see out there on the web, you should be looking for real use cases and story of social media being used in a real world setting… with tangible benefit to an organization. We take turns finding interesting articles and curating them on the BLP blog. We call it #TalkTech. Learn more here.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 6-7, 2012 mLearning : Making Learning Mobile, offered by the eLearning Guild, online. link] January 24-25, 2013 eLearning Software : Productivity Tips and Secrets, organized by the eLearning Guild, offered online.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Kindly retain the contact information when you re-distribute the list or mount it on the web as that is how I receive updates.

What I learned from eLearning Guild #DevLearn Conference 2013

Designed for Learning

eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference #devlearn wrapped a couple of weeks ago. There is an invisible algorithmic editing of the web. backchannel #devlearn #learning elearning guild While I wasn''t there, considering that we are in an instant-sharing world , this physical absence was not a deterrent to my learning. Spot new opportunities and reinvent. Culture eats strategy for breakfast. Embrace change and focus in. Failure and customer obsession are areas where you need to be revolutionary. Everything is personalized. There are bigger unknowns.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Yeah, right. Terrifying! Yes, it could.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? You might wonder why Dr. Medina was speaking at a conference for eLearning professionals until you see this last credit…He is also the director for the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University. Blog this!

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. Tracy Hamilton writes Discovery through eLearning. In the Middle of the Curve is one of the first blogs I linked to, back in January 2007. Instructional Designers. learning.

Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. Let’s face it: the primary delivery tool for eLearning is still usually a desktop or laptop computer. eLearning Design Considerations for iPad. The buttons are much bigger than what we might use in desktop-only eLearning. Storyline does!

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. If you publish the list on the web, please note its source. link] December 1-3, 2010 European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS), 8 th , Ayia Napa, Cyprus. link] December 7-11, 2010 International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL), 9 th , organized by Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D


These survey results of the UK Learning Trends Index (produced by GoodPractice in partnership with The Corporate eLearning Consortium, The Charities Learning Consortium, Reed Learning and INL Consultancy Work) gives a fresh view on the current state of L&D in UK today. Four Big Insights From ASTD 2014 : Check this blog post (by Shum Attygalle of Axonify Inc.) The result? Quotes.

5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online

Web Courseworks

In my previous blog post, I wrote about how workers and job seekers likely undervalue the benefits of free online learning and professional development opportunities. There are simple things you can do as an eLearning manager to promote professional development efforts within your company. Assign team members to follow key websites and eLearning blogs (like this one!).

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. 28 Web Conference Training Tips - eLearning Weekly , July 10, 2009 Learning to use web conferencing technology is pretty easy, but there is a lot more to training via web conference than just putting on a headset, dialing up an audio-conferencing bridge, and logging onto the application. Conference Survival Guide for the Web Worker. &#.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, December 06, 2007 eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems The eLearning Guild hosted a webinar this afternoon featuring the winners of The eLearning DemoFest which took place at the DevLearn Conference & Expo on November 7, 2007. eLearnin.

eLearning Guild Annual Gathering: my live blogging schedule

Ignatia Webs

In preparation of the live blogging I have planned during the eLearning Guilds Annual Gathering , I list my schedule. If any of you are planning to blog on this conference, let me know your schedule, we could link to one another. Friday 17 April: Session 805 (my own, look further down) Session 911 at 11.15am: 50 Web 2.0 The tag I use for this conference is AG08.

A Look Back at 9 Years of Blogging - Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Tuesday, August 23, 2005 Welcome Thanks for stopping by Corporate eLearning Development. But everything moves so fast these days, and everything on the web is now part of mainstream news.and it''s crazy, and funny, and dramatic, and horrifying. At my first anniversary of blogging I felt like I had learned more than in my entire formalized education. forget about it. to vent.a

Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. An expert in evidence-based elearning – author of seven books! Smart phone…search functions…facebook/web 2.0…gaming…the Multimedia principles – basically the same Growth in scenario based In 2001 = about 11% of delivery media was elearning; in 2009 to 36% – gradual decrease in instructor led.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. Clayton publishes this as a Word document but does not publish it as a web page and so we’ve somewhat established a pattern of published in here. link] December 10-11, 2009 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Streamlining Your e-Learning Development , eLearning Guild Online Forum. and Web 3.0

12 Must-Know Learning Industry Sites


If you have an interest in elearning or instructional design, undoubtedly you have your list of favorite sites that you visit for coming up to speed with new trends and happenings. Elearning Learning – This site is designed to pull in the best content on the web related to the elearning industry. Elearning! elearning instructional design training tools

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Top eLearning Sites?

Tony Karrer

I was asked what the biggest traffic sites are in eLearning that were not vendor specific sites. This was from a marketer trying to reach eLearning professionals. My quick answer was that Jane Hart’s site , eLearning Learning and The eLearning Guild would be among the top. It’s definitely not accurate as it way under reports traffic for eLearning Learning.

The 2015 #mLearnCon Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources

David Kelly

Sharing these collections on this blog has shown that others find value in the collections as well. eLearning Guild mLearnCon Facebook Photo Album. iOS 9 deep-linking blurs line between apps and web by Chris Davies. Curated Backchannels elearning guild mlearncon mobile Mobile LearningThis post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2015 mLearnCon Conference and Expo being held June 10-12 in Austin, Texas. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. Interested in sponsoring this post? Click here to contact me for details. Keynotes. World.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

The information aggregation tools are used to collect and organize information from various resources (websites, podcasts, blogs). RSS readers allow educators to rapidly skim through hundreds of blog posts and articles to find the most relevant information to their practice. Blogs to Follow:  EduBlog Awards , 41 Blogs to Follow by Subject Area. Information Aggregation.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

The information aggregation tools are used to collect and organize information from various resources (websites, podcasts, blogs). RSS readers allow educators to rapidly skim through hundreds of blog posts and articles to find the most relevant information to their practice. Blogs to Follow:  EduBlog Awards , 41 Blogs to Follow by Subject Area. Information Aggregation.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. He blogs at  and works through Quinnovation. believe strongly in prototyping, and believe that mobile web is the best start for trying ideas out. Blog, microblog, collaborate virtually, chat, and more. Learnnovators: You say that the biggest challenge eLearning faces now is complacency and resistance from the status quo.

Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals

Clark Quinn

Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild are partnering to provide you with a great (and free) opportunity to get up to speed on Web 2.0 Each week we will share new activities that will allow you to explore different Web 2.0 Date Title 09/29/2008 Introduction to Social Networks 10/06/2008 Free your Favorites / Bookmarks 10/13/2008 Blogs 10/20/2008 Aggregators 10/27/2008 Wikis 11/03/2008 Implications / Summary We will be posting more details of how to get into this online experience soon. Michele blogs at The Bamboo Project. The program topics and schedule.

Free e-Learning books


Members of the higher education academic and research communities K-12 educators and technologists Workplace technology integrators Synchronous e-Learning - eLearning Guild (Update 11/16/2010: suggested by Miriam Ramos-Warth ) The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous e-Learning is intended for anyone who wants to produce, lead, or promote live, interactive learning events on the Web.

eLearning Guild Research: Blog and Survey

Mark Oehlert

I know that there are a lot of good people and organizations out there doing research around elearning topics right now, but I have to say that from the corporate standpoint - the eLearning Guild is really doing some great work. also wanted to call attention to two items - first is the Guild's Research Blog - curently manned by the Director of Reseearch himself - Steve Wexler.

A Deeper Look at the Emerging Trends of mLearning

Everything E-Learning

Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. eLearning Tips and Videos. -->. Monthly eLearning News. -->. Getting Started with eLearning. -->. Last month we took a look at the emerging trends of mLearning based on the recently released eLearning Guild Research Report titled, Mobile Learning: The Time is Now. Influenced by the 4 C’s framework of content, capture, compute and communicate, the eLearning Guild  looked at how exactly people are using mobile in their organization. Forum.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp. Karen Hyder: works for the e-Learning Guild -- wrote survey questions among other things.

The eLearning Guild's FREE eBooks (Yummy!)


Link to eLearning Guild's FREE eBooks WHAT? eBooks from The eLearning Guild are guaranteed to put a wealth of information at your fingertips! The Guild has two formats for eBooks. While each eBook is focused on one theme, some are collections of tips we gather from Guild members from around the world, and some are collections of articles from key industry leaders.

eLearning Design for Short Attention Span and Overloaded Learners

Vignettes Learning

At the eLearning Guild Learning Solutions Conference, March 23-25, 2011, I facilitated a breakfast session on “Design for Short Attention Span Learners.” It was refreshing to hear so many good ideas on how to help learners assimilate knowledge in spite of the distractions, mobility and rapid demand for learning. Related blogs How to instantly grab e-learners attention! Web 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. Some ideas were tossed about: integration, personal learning, 3D, web 2.0, asked him if he was making use of web 2.0 Wikis, Blogs and all things Web 2.0. Please.

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate Atlantic Link I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ). In June 2007, I added a few more rapid eLearning tools. Based on a couple of recent posts about Rapid eLearning and Rapid eLearning Tools ( What is Rapid eLearning?

Learning 2.0 - an update from the eLearning Guild

Clive on Learning

The eLearning Guild have recently released a new report on Learning 2.0 - Learning in a Web 2.0 The list of authors represents a blogging who's who, with contributions from Jane Hart , Tony Karrer , Michele Martin , Mark Oehlert , Sanjay Parker , Brent Schlenker , and Will Thalheimer. As usual with Guild reports, there's a good overall response, in this case 1160 members from 979 different organisations, of which 73% are US-based. World. I've picked out a few highlights from my perspective: Learning 2.0 Small organisations use Learning 2.0 the most.

Notes from eLearning Guild, Boston

Learning Journal

I’m just back from spending a couple of days at the eLearning Guild summer seminar in Boston.  ELG conferences are always a terrific place to take the pulse on what’s happening in elearning in organizations.  Here’s what I’m bringing back to ponder, and it’s mostly about how learning professionals can put themselves in a position to add tremendous value now and in the future… Brent Schlenker , the Guild’s Emerging Technologies Evangelist (great job title!), Here again, the conversation focused on how we can best add value.

Not quite live-blogging from eLearning Guild

Learning Journal

Conferences often get me buzzing with too many things to think about, and I’m grateful for the long train ride home to catch my breath and process my thoughts.  As noted earlier, I spent this past week at the eLearning Guild Annual Gathering in Orlando.  In the spirit of live blogging, this post will be in short bursts of impressions and thoughts - I’ll be coming back to some of these ideas in the future, I’m sure. Thanks to the  eLearning Guild for a great event. Crowdsourcing. What will that mean? News to me, and exciting if true.). Magic.

Devlearn conference day 2: curation

Challenge to Learn

You go from push to pull, with RSS feeds you pull information in instead for searching it on the web. This blog and the easygenerator blog are ‘republished’ or aggregated through that site. Steven calls this ‘curation’ and told us that by publishing (like this blog or a twitter feed) we are all curating information. devlearn Adaptive learning ANewSpring e-Learning EasyGenerator eLearning guildI started with a morning buzz session with Jay Cross. He told us how he deals with the information overload that is flooding all of us.

The eLearning Guild Announce the Re-launch of Learning Solutions Magazine

The E-Learning Curve

The eLearning Guild Announce the Re-launch of Learning Solutions Magazine which has been re-launched in a new web-based format. The eLearning Guild Announce the Re-launch of Learning Solutions Magazine is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning e-learning ecosystem e-learning industry eLearning Guild learning technology media distribution

New Content Links from the Guild for July 23, 2015 by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

eLearning Guild. for "must have" video gear and for music; and David Kelly's recommended articles and blog posts from all over the. World Wide Web. This spotlight series offers links to some of the latest and greatest content from The. This week: A winning DemoFest presentation; picking an authoring tool for mobile applications; tips. Professional Development Training Strategies

[from emapey] Ignatia Webs: My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning:

Ignatia Webs

skip to main | skip to sidebar Ignatia Webs eLearning techtales with social media in low resource and mobile settings Monday, April 6, 2009 My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: The eLearning Guild is putting together a list with top tips for starting with eLearning. It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. would add to no.3:

ELearning Guild AG08 Day 1

eLearning Development

Being a solo elearning and training developer it has been great to just talk with people about eLearning. The eLearning Guild did a fabulous job picking the sessions for this year’s event. I’ve had to make some tough choices about which sessions to attend. A lot of people are blogging the event. Setting an eLearning Strategy. After more than a decade of the Internet, eLearning should be run-of-the-mill. Clark Quinn already blogged about it and has a cool map of the talk, so you can read more about the keynote on his blog.

The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Why Synchronous Learning makes so much sense today

The Learning Generalist

That said, its not enough as an in-house trainer to set up a couple of elearning modules, forums, wikis, chat rooms, etc and believe that everyone will participate. The days of making people go through a 5 hour elearning module from a CD-ROM are behind us. What you see above is your typical web meeting software. At the very outset, let me apologise for being late on this post.