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Next book?

Clark Quinn

The time has come to ask: what should be my next book?  I’ve written four so far: Engaging Learning was something I felt was needed because people had written about the importance of games but no one was writing about how to design them, and I could. 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.

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. I’ve recommended it many times. You can read my review of the book for more details. Did I miss one of your favorite books? Other Topics.

Book Review: “Always On”

Dont Waste Your Time

It’s been a while since my last book review, but that doesn’t mean I’ve not been keeping up to date with my reading list – if anything the list is getting longer (and the days shorter). Related posts: Book Review: “APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish a BookBook Review: “Using Social Media in the Classroom” #edtech.

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Free online book on #mobile learning research

Ignatia Webs

The relentless editing team of Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos have released a free, online book on global mobile learning implementations and trends in collaboration with the Open University of China. You can download the 258 page book here. books ebook mLearning mobile mobile learning Kenny et al.

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.

Free online multimedia book on persuasive #presentations

Ignatia Webs

This is just a wonderful book. This free, online multimedia book is written by Nancy Duarte and it gives magnificent pointers on how to make your presentation stand out. The book is called Resonate and can be found here. The book is using multimedia, pictures, meaningful texts in such a way that I found it a real pleasure to read. books ebook multimedia presentation

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Book Publication Day!!

Will at Work Learning

thought the field needed a book that would specify the fundamental learning factors that should be baked into every learning design. 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. almost can't believe it.

Free book increasing access through #mlearning

Ignatia Webs

The Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University just released a great free book on mobile learning, edited by the Mohamed Ally and Avgoustos Tsinakos. The digital book consisting of three parts, each filled with great articles all looking at mobile education, including a chapter written by myself on "using BYOD, mobile social media, apps, and sensors for meaningful mobile learning".

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A Book to Elevate Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Pull up your sleeves everyone, it’s time to Elevate Your Captivate 8 knowledge with Diane Elkins’ new book,  E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8. . We’ve teamed up with Artisan E-learning to offer the new  E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8 book along with an eLearning Template Library subscription for just $499 and receive the Book FREE, a $29.99

Quality Control process for E-Learning

In the book, Managing the Testing Process: Practical. GUIDE TO CREATING A. QUALITY ASSURANCE. PROCESS. FRESH EYE REVIEWS. 401 S. LASALLE ST., 1600M. CHICAGO, IL 60605. 312-772-1777. WWW.FRESHEYEREVIEWS.COM. FRESHEYEREVIEWS. Guide to Creating a Quality Assurance Process 2. Copyright © 2016 Focus Learning Solutions, LLC. INTRODUCTION. Let’s begin with a few definitions. same thing. process.

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: The Social Leadership Handbook @julianstodd

Dont Waste Your Time

we are indeed in ‘constant beta’ And I mean ‘we’ in the context of learning professionals (which I’m exploring with my next book project: follow here for news - #EdTechBook ) that we need to not only keep up with developments but somehow keep ahead of them. Related posts: Book Review: “Using Social Media in the Classroom” #edtech.

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

Web Courseworks

The emphasis of this book focuses on the premise behind venture capital startups and how their motives are solely based heavily on company growth. Overall, the major contribution to this book is how Lyons elegantly describes how difficult it is to see fact from fiction inside of these startups. The Dark Side of Silicon Valley’s Contribution to Management Techniques.

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eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. As Cammy notes in the opening chapter of her book, when you leave “the academy of instructional design,” you discover that “in practice, instructional designer is an umbrella term that covers a whole slew of people and jobs.”. See my MindMeld book for tips on collaborating with experts.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

In his book Work Rules!, 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems. organized around real-time dynamics). Here, in Part 1, we describe why.

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.

Book review: Learning with ‘e’s

Dont Waste Your Time

On my shelf (virtual and real) are a series of books that I know I just don’t have time to read. I’ve recently started to use Shelfari to organise my real and virtual book shelf, where I can easily refer to books I’ve read , I am reading , or want/plan to read. Shelfari: Book reviews on your book blog. Nearly, but not quite.

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Books vs eBooks: it’s about WHY as well as WHERE?

Dont Waste Your Time

So, I buy books and eBooks. What I see discussed about the difference between physical books and eBooks is about where we choose to read them. tend to buy  fiction books to read on either my Kindle or using the Kindle App on my iPad. would not have done that with a paperback book which would’ve easily been £5.99 or more, certainly not for a book that was part of a series.

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Free book on Open Educational Resources #OER

Ignatia Webs

like a first exam, with a defence in front of a small jury), I came across this wonderful free book on Open Educational Resources. The book is a collaboration between UNESCO, Athabasca Uni, Commonwealth of Learning. short description of what you can expect by words of the editors of the book: The development and exchange of OER continues to be a technologically intensive process.

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The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

In his book Work Rules!, 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems. organized around real-time dynamics). Here, in Part 1, we describe why.

Why not try a book? Cartoon

Dont Waste Your Time

Presentation: “Creative Commons: What every Educator needs to know” eBook Book Cartoon eBooksFor all my readers who don’t like eBooks, this one’s for you (source: DogHouseDiaries ). Related posts: Creative Commons explained (video). Infographic: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs & the Social Media that Fulfill ‘Em.

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. .

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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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.

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.

Book Review: “Essentials of Online Course Design”

Dont Waste Your Time

The book “ Essentials of Online Course Design ” from Majorie Vai and Kristen Sosulski is one I have heard about from a few people recently, and one I felt would be worth reading, and at a reasonable £22 from Routledge it’s a fair investment … not to mention the accompanying companion website. Orientation – thankfully this book does include orientation.

Book Review: “Using Social Media in the Classroom” #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

Which is why this book is of interest to me – ‘ Using Social Media in the Classroom ‘ by Megan Poore. This book highlights the possibilities and advantages for these types of connections through: Communication, Collaboration and teamwork, Community and participation, Behaviour, Peer learning, and. I’m a Learning Technologist. ” (p. 8). Diverse Practices.

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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A free book on changing #education in challenging settings #ICT4D

Ignatia Webs

This lively report - well it is a free book consisting of 318 pages - on Designing and Implementing an ICT for Development initiative in a resource constraint environment is one of the most amazing mobile learning and technology projects I have read. books education eLearning ICT4D k12 mLearning mobile mobile learning online learning research sustainability tablet

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.

Book Review: “APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish a Book”

Dont Waste Your Time

If you want a hype-filled, get-rich-quick book, you should look elsewhere. Anyone interested in writing a book (fiction or non-fiction) needs to take not of what  Guy Kawasaki and  Shawn Welch have to say in this excellent new book: “APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish a Book” If nothing else, learn from their experiences. Walter).

Book review: Cumulus

Dont Waste Your Time

This is one of those books that is firmly set in the science fiction genre, but striking similarities can be made to current events and current trends … with a little imagination. First, the book. ” Spoiler alert – I will talk from here about details of the book and some of the story to it’s end. If you’d rather read the book (good for you!) In the book it’s being used to aid the rich in all aspects of their lives – payments, transport, medicine, social interactions, health, etc. all wrapped up. please come back.

Academic #publishing, openness and #books altogether

Ignatia Webs

At this point I think it will be a low cost book, one that will ask possible readers to pay 2,99 dollars for a 50 page book on how to set up your own training based on the MOOC-format for non-profits and business purposes and why such a format can add to corporate and non-profit training. Maybe run a Kickstarter campaign for each new book. books publication mooc ebook

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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

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. I do some work with his company from time-to-time and so I sent him an autographed copy. For a sneak preview, go to the book's web site. Over at Learning Simulations , Phil Charron has written an entry about Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning.

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