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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 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 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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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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New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

Formal learning: 2x more likely to use online books, podcasting, video content. Figure 8 shows that they are also using more of a range of e-learning courses, videos, podcasts and online books. In-Focus. Report. February 2016 Authored by Charles Jennings, Laura Overton & Dr Genny Dixon. Supported by. 70+20+10=100. The Evidence Behind.

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.

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

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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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.

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. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about? The book is a direct translation of Lean-Agile principles into the training domain. New eBook about Agile Courseware creation.

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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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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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.

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. .

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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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 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.

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: 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: “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.


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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Free Mobile Learning Book

Upside Learning

The Open University of China has recently released an mLearning book called Global Mobile Learning Implementations and Trends. The book is available for free online here. It has been edited by Dr. Mohamed Ally (Athabasca University) and Dr. Avgoustos Tsinakos (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology in Greece). Dr. Ally had previously published a […]. Mobile Learning mLearning

OpenSesame Books' CEO Book List


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: “Prezi for Education How-to”

Dont Waste Your Time

Designed as a short ‘instant’ book (I read the MOBI formatted file for Kindle, using the Kindle App ) it is well structured and covers the basic details of Prezi for anyone new to the tool, and is sufficiently detailed for experienced Prezi users to find something new and useful too. Book Review App Domi Sinclair eBook Kindle MOBI Presentation Prezi ” .

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.

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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books in perpetual beta

Learning and Working on the Web

community of practice of Canadian training managers will also incorporate these books into their 2015 professional discussions. Books Complexity Learning PKM Finding Perpetual Beta is now in production. This new ebook is part of the continuing journey to understand how individuals and organizations can manage fundamental changes in networked society, business, and education. PKM Tips.

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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.

1st ATD ICE in the Books: Goal Scorecard


The post 1st ATD ICE in the Books: Goal Scorecard appeared first on Promethean Learning Experience Design. My goals for the EXPO were: Thank  Robbi Rohr  in person for the EXPO Tickets! Visit Articulate and gomo learning locations to check out the newest in authoring tools for e-learning. Visit Akorbi  and at least 20 other e-learning service provide booths during the event. general

Book Review: MOOC Yourself (@Ignatia) #MOOCyourself

Dont Waste Your Time

In the book she also looks at the pedagogy surrounding MOOCs and the options currently available for the often-criticised certification routes. The carefully written book is well targeted towards educators, at all levels, who are interested in the MOOC phenomenon and want to investigate developing and writing for a MOOC, for business or personal interest. The cover price.

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.

free book #OER integration in #k12 for #ict4d regions

Ignatia Webs

While exploring OER with an edge options, I came across this free book published by the Common Wealth of Learning, edited by Ferreira and Gaultier, entitled Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Schooling with Open Educational Resources (OER): opening doors, creating opportunities. If we can continue to develop and maintain OER, we can continue to educate and to open doors.

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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.