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Next book?

Clark Quinn

The time has come to ask: what should be my next book? Then, while I wanted to write about elearning strategy, my publisher wanted a book on mobile and I realized one was needed and the other likely candidates deferred. After that, my publisher’s sister company wanted a book on mlearning for higher education, and I ended up writing The Mobile Academy. And then I finally convinced my publisher to let me write the elearning strategy book, and Revolutionize L&D was the result. So what is the next book you would like to see from me ? What do you think?

12+ Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. ” All of Allen’s books are focused on helping people design e-learning that is interactive, engaging, and useful. Learning Communities.

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. Cammy’s message fit well with the theme of her new book, The Accidental Instructional Designer: Learning Design for the Digital Age , which is an important read for both managers and instructional designers alike. See my MindMeld book for tips on collaborating with experts.

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: New Book Now Shipping

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials.   We are proud to announce that our "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" workbook is now shipping.   "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" is a self-paced, step-by-step workbook that will teach you the essential skills needed to create and deliver user assistance (Help systems, policies and procedures, and knowledgebases). By following step-by-step instructions, you will learn to create RoboHelp projects from scratch and how to add content via importing from Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, PDFs, and HTML.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

You might arrange for monthly book clubs in which people read a book that. You can combine OTS courses with other training, such as a live class, video, or book, to. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. of learners. goals.

Book Publication Day!!

Will at Work Learning

I thought the field needed a book that would specify the fundamental learning factors that should be baked into every learning design. I thought I could write such a book in two or three years, that I'd get it published, that consulting gigs would roll in, that I'd make good money, that I'd make a difference. How The Smile-Sheet Book Got its Start. Wow!! Today is the day!

12 Instructional Design Books You Should Know About

The eLearning Coach

If you are seeking to learn more about instructional design and eLearning, here is a selection of books for you to browse. If you are already competent, there are a few books here that will expand your skills and mindset. There is a range of books here, from the smaller less expensive books to pricey graduate […]. Book Reviews ReviewsLook no further.

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

Web Courseworks

I gave this book five stars not because I enjoyed the authors negative attitude or focus on himself, but because it is an easy, fun read for those of us in the business of developing software delivered on a SaaS basis over the Internet. The emphasis of this book focuses on the premise behind venture capital startups and how their motives are solely based heavily on company growth.

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20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Here are 20+ more books suggested by others. ” Design Alchemy : Author Roderick Sims suggested that I include “texts/resources that address Learning Design and not just Instructional Design” such as his own book. Other Books.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. Read my full review about this practical book. This book was positively reviewed in Educa tion Review.

17 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

More than 6 months back, in the September of 2010, I wrote the post: 27 Books for L&D Folks. Reading BooksMy bookshelf. It's time for part 2 of the post. Since then, I have acquired a Kindle and, very recently, an iPad. Kindle has reshaped my reading dramatically--making it social and part of a larger whole, connecting me to a set of folks similarly impassioned.

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FREE Articulate Storyline 2 Book with eLearning Templates Subscription

eLearning Brothers

We’ve partnered with Artisan E-Learning to provide the best combination of eLearning Templates and Books to break through boring eLearning, bad design, and lack of knowledge! Her book on Articulate Storyline 2 will take your knowledge from newbie to ROCK STAR. . Here is how eLearning Templates and a free Articulate Storyline 2 book will help you: Break through boring eLearning.

Here Are 12 E-Learning Books to Read This Year

Rapid eLearning

One of my goals each year is to read one book a month that will help sharpen my course-building skills. I’m always asked for book recommendations. If your goal is to read twelve books this year, here’s a list to help you get started. Instructional Design Books. Michael Allen’s books. Gamification Books. Graphic & UX Design Books.

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Top 10 learning theory books

Sponge UK

These 10 learning theory books offer a range of approaches and specialities. This popular book features examples and case studies from many industries and education. Review : “If I had to recommend just one book it would be Make It Stick by Brown, Roediger and McDaniel.” –. Formats : Hardcover, ebook, audio book. Review: “This book delivers exactly what it promises.

LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)

eLearning 24-7

As with any good book these days that are available for purchase as e-books, the idea of an “excerpt” usually a chapter from the book or at least a portion of a chapter is presented as a “preview” for the book itself. On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. . Well, I figured, that any time is as good as a time – and with so many people on the hunt for finding the right LMS, this except will help you or them out. Here is the “Excerpt” on the LMS Discovery Call: Discovery call. Oh, and you sell B2C. .

LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)

eLearning 24-7

As with any good book these days that are available for purchase as e-books, the idea of an “excerpt” usually a chapter from the book or at least a portion of a chapter is presented as a “preview” for the book itself. On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. . Well, I figured, that any time is as good as a time – and with so many people on the hunt for finding the right LMS, this except will help you or them out. Here is the “Excerpt” on the LMS Discovery Call: Discovery call. Oh, and you sell B2C. .

Book News

Kapp Notes

You can read what he has to say in his entry by the same title of the book, Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. For a sneak preview, go to the book's web site. You can read about the book, glance over the first chapter and play some of the games highlighted throughout the book. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

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Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

Connie Malamed’s new book Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals is written specifically for learning professionals. This book teaches many of the same foundational principles as other design books (including Connie’s first book, Visual Language for Designers ), but the examples and applications are all geared towards learning.

Book Review: Curate This! by Steve Rosenbaum

David Kelly

While there are a number of great sources that can be used to learn about curation ( some of which I’ve curated here ), one of the first books I read that really got me excited about the concept was Curation Nation by Steve Rosenbaum. That book painted the picture of what curation is, and made the case of why it is so needed in today’s world. About the Book.

10 Interaction Design Books

The eLearning Coach

As our tools and devices allow […] Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Interaction Design Books. Interaction design involves more than just clicking or tapping on an object. Reviews

OpenSesame Books' CEO Book List

OpenSesame

OpenSesame is very excited to be offering ebooks with OpenSesame Books. With over 150 publishers and 20,000 books, it can be a daunting task to find the right book for your employees. To help start the book searching process, we’re taking advice from famous CEOs. Below is a list of CEO-recommended books that are offered on OpenSesame Books: With companies like Facebook starting book clubs and stressing the importance of continued learning, more companies are utilizing book clubs to keep employees engaged in the modern workplace.

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Book Review: Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner

Experiencing eLearning

This is a great book for those who are just getting started with training. This book is heavy on the practical, day-to-day considerations of creating training. The book is organized to clearly follow the process of creating a training program from start to finish: Basics of Design (including ADDIE and adult learning principles). Objectives. Organizing Content. Quality Checks.

Book Related Developments

Kapp Notes

A number of book related developments are occuring. First, Training Consultant Steve Woodruff's on his blog Impactiviti has done a nice and thoughtful review of the book (scroll down to see it.) This was one of many illustrative stories sprinkled throughout the book that increased its practical value. may restrict its readership.

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects. So I chatted with a representative from Raytheon about the concept. Kapp: Thanks!

10 Books to Check Out in 2017

The eLearning Coach

Here’s a wide range of books that may be of interest to learning professionals covering approaches to learning, writing, technology and careers. Reviews

Book Review: Visual Design Solutions by Connie Malamed

Learning Visions

Connie Malamed has written a book just for us: Visual DesignSolutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals. The book is organized in four main sections: Part I: The Big Ideas in which Connie explains the difference between art and design and exhorts you to “Think like a designer; you are one”. As an advance reader, I got a PDF version of the book.

Book review: Corporate universities. Drivers of the learning organization

Challenge to Learn

In this book Martyn and his co-writers give a great example of the Metropolitan Opera. The book focuses on the role a corporate university can (must) play in this kind of processes. . Martyn goes into more detail in Chapter 4 of his book; working out possible strategies with different learning goals and audiences. I do like this book but there is a but. Strategy goal.

10 Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2013

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2013. Book ReviewsMake some time for reading. It will give you a new mindset.

The Best New Learning Book

Usable Learning

The best new learning book doesn’t exactly look like a learning book, but trust me on this one, folks. As I may have mentioned a few times in the past, Kathy Sierra’s stuff is FANTASTIC and this new book is no exception. I read a review copy a few months ago, and have been stupid excited with anticipation of the book actually coming out.

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Learning in 3D Book Information

Kapp Notes

This book also offers an ideal resource for those responsible for teaching the next generation of learning on the Internet. It describes how learning needs to be adapted to 3D environments and includes the tools that learning and development professionals will need in order to advance 3D learning within their organizations. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Tags: book

5 Best Employee Training Books

WalkMe Training Station

Books are an excellent way of learning techniques involving training, and new ways of connecting with your employees. Shorter business books focus on the central ideas, provide a clearer argument and move more information into graphical tables and the like. Here are 5 of the best employee training books that cover many different perspectives: 1. Stolovitch and Erica J.

Book Review: Articulate Storyline Essentials

Spark Your Interest

I was asked to review the book “ Articulate Storyline Essentials ” by Ashley Chiasson. The Articulate Storyline Hub is a pretty comprehensive site for learning and troubleshooting Storyline projects and you may wonder if a book is even necessary in this day and age. What’s nice about a book, and this book in particular, is how it approaches the subject. . This is a nice compact book and really does provide the essentials, without adding extraneous details. I also really liked the tone of the book.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Educating the Net Generation - An EDUCAUSE e-Book The Net Generation has grown up with information technology. Learning Spaces - An EDUCAUSE e-Book Space, whether physical or virtual, can have a significant impact on learning. The Charles A.

6 eLearning and Online Training Books You Should Read

Mindflash

For anyone who wants to be as great as they can be in a chosen field, reading books on the subject is critical to one’s development. Whenever I see a blog or article listing important books, I read the article. And more often than not, I read one or more of the books from the list. Below is a short list of books I think every eLearning designer should read.

Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2015

The eLearning Coach

So, here goes my list of good books you may want to read in […] Post from: The eLearning Coach Books For Learning Professionals To Read In 2015. If there is any career in which practitioners particularly love to learn, I’d put learning designers high on the list. Reviews

Gamification Books

Kapp Notes

Here are some books that can be read that discuss different elements of “Gamification.&#. This book primarily focuses on massively multiplayer online role play games (MMORPGs) and is focused toward a business audience. This book covers game-based engagement methodologies through the perspective of marketing. The book spends a lot of time describing how companies can create “games” to attract and, more importantly, retain customers. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses by Jesse Schell. Leighton Read. Published by Harvard Business Press. methodologies.