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The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

2012 saw the re-emergence of ‘Mobile learning’ or ‘mLearning’ as “new” (ok, not really new) buzzwords in L&D and Training circles around the world. But largely in the wrong context! Mobile Learning is being loosely attributed to any learning activity that is not location bound, which is very surprising! Certainly not mobile learning in my opinion. Adoption of mLearning. The growing need.

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Adobe Captivate: Text Entry That Sticks Around

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      A client wanted us to create a software simulation that would allow learners to fill out part of a spreadsheet. In addition, as learners moved from cell to cell, the client wanted the learners to see what they had typed in the previous cells and change the text. But simulating a spreadsheet? Otherwise, do not select Validate User Input.

Human enough #edcmooc

E-Learning Provocateur

It is with glee that the proponents of e-learning trumpet the results of studies such as the US Department of Education’s Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies , which found that, on average, online instruction is as effective as classroom instruction. And who can blame them? But these results mystified me. I think, therefore I am.

Is all learning social?

Learning with e's

Just about every day I find myself embroiled in a discussions about fundamentals of learning, the nature of knowledge and the processes of education. It comes with the territory of working as an academic in a university, and I expect to do it much of the time. When I'm not talking about learning, I'm reading about it, researching it, thinking about it, and writing about it. References Bandura, A.

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LMS vs LCMS vs CMS.changing one letter makes a big difference.


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The Power of Habit (it's what I'm reading)

Learning Visions

To run or eat a donut? To go to bed early or sit up watching hours of Netflix? To do a process correctly and follow the steps or to go all rogue and do what you feel like? How do habits form and how do we change them? How do we learn new habits? How do we replace bad habits? My late night habit this week is reading The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012. What is the theory that underpins our moocs? If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses ( MOOCs ). MORE >> GEORGE SIEMENS. JULY 25, 2012. MOOCs are really a platform. MOOCs are a platform. MORE >> 206 Tweets. 228 Tweets. APRIL 19, 2012. Sector.

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training: The Best of Both Worlds

CLO Magazine

Virtual learning can help organizations connect with employees while avoiding hefty fees. Learning management programs are evolving. Traditionally, instructor-led training (ILT) was the preferred mode within organizational learning. E-learning sparked excitement, but for some it has disappointed, being dubbed as ineffective. But lately, the learning management community has introduced virtual instructor-led training (VILT). Does it have staying power? In the last few years, however, data shows that spending for learning is starting to trend up. “For U.S.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

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14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself. That undoubtedly will raise numerous hackles. But from an intellectual standpoint, it signals a revolution in waiting. But it is mostly the sound of yesterday. MOOC Madness. Australia. 2010).

Future learning environments: professional, powerful, personal

Learning with e's

Once again, thanks to Don H Taylor and his crew, this year's Learning Technologies conference was a highly successful event. 50 speakers presented talks at the event in London's Olympia over the two days, in what has become one of the premier, must attend events for learning professionals in Europe. Unported License. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Learn, Share, and Connect at 2013 Training Conferences


How can you stay current with new trends and tools and improve your skills in our fast changing world? Two convenient ways of course are 1) reading magazines and books that bring you up to speed on latest trends such [.]. Conference Education Software eLearning TrainingMag

Worried about software? Consider performance support

Allison Rossett

I can’t get enough of performance support. That passion began early, when I encountered the limitations of my own memory. It continues to this day as I discover even more flaws in my memory. Of course, I rely heavily on technology to help me travel, pack, commune, invest, eat and maximize the software residing on my computer. That’s all good for me. But what of the enterprise?

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Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Guest post by Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D. Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Their many instructional applications include step-by-step process, demonstrations , tutorials , and presentations. Students can watch a screencast video at their convenience, pausing and reviewing as often as needed. ” 3. Figure 1. Summary.

The eLearning Guild Publishes 2013 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has released the 2013 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. Based on data obtained from more than 4,700 Guild members, worldwide eLearning salaries increased slightly by 1.7% this past year, with an average global salary of $77,682. In the US, salaries increased by 0.06% to $78,984. Learning Research Professional Development

Is There an App for Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

Mobile apps will soon offer robust tools for leadership and managerial development. The possibilities are endless and important, especially when paired with traditional course development and coaching. In January 2012, Deloitte and Forbes Insights published “Talent Edge 2020,” a study of matters weighing on executives’ minds. The respondents cited leadership as their most pressing talent concern. In 2011, in the midst of the recession, Duke’s Corporate Education group found the same appetite for leader and manager development. Quality is a concern, however. Rear Adm.

ProtonMedia Announces New Release: I’ve Got the Video

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia today Announced Release 2.2 of ProtoSphere–3D Virtual Collaboration Cloud. Check out the video of the news of the new release. Also, check out this great case study. According to the ProtonMedia web site, the latest release “adds fine-grained moderator controls and enhanced usage metrics reporting for corporate learning applications. virtual immersive environment

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Part 1: The Shift From Push to Pull Learning

CLO Magazine

Learning organizations are moving from pushing learning to employees to helping workers find answers by leveraging mobile, video on-demand and other forms of just-in-time learning. In a fast-paced business environment, employees don’t have time for an hour-long traditional classroom or e-learning program. They prefer options such as video on-demand, digital asset libraries, mobile and other forms of just-in-time learning. Businesses and employees haven’t always been eager to adopt pull learning technologies. the parent company for Orkin. Part 2: Not New, Just Revisited

Documentary Review—Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death, and Technology, directed by Tiffany Shlain by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

With curiosity and candor, Tiffany Shlain set out to make a film answering one question: What does. it mean to be connected in the 21st century? The result is her critically-acclaimed documentary and. personal memoir, Connected, in which she explores the visible and invisible connections that link us. as humans to one another, to the major issues of our time, and to the world at large.

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Pull Technology Boosts Agility

CLO Magazine

Change can be good and bad, but it is constant in today’s global business environment, and leaders know it. Change can be good and bad, but it is constant in today’s global business environment, and leaders know it. In October, the Human Capital Media (HCM) Advisory Group, the research arm of Chief Learning Officer, published a study that asked some 600 learning leaders where there was an opportunity for a learning organization to make a business impact, and most pointed to agility and promoting the workforce’s ability to quickly adapt to change as an answer. &rdquo

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How to Be Ready for Your Big Budget Increase


You are in your CEO’s office and she says to you, “I am happy to increase your training budget next year. But here’s the catch. The training better be shorter, faster, and more targeted at our top three company goals than training you have delivered in the past. If you can do that, I hardly care how much it costs. Can you do that?” ” Well, can you?

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Special Report 2013: Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

Learning organizations are moving from pushing learning to employees to helping workers find answers by leveraging mobile, video on-demand and other forms of just-in-time learning. Part 1: The Shift From Push to Pull Learning. Jeffrey Cattel. Learning organizations are moving from pushing learning to employees to helping workers find answers by leveraging mobile, video on-demand and other forms of just-in-time learning. Part 2: Not New, Just Revisited. Jeffrey Cattel. The concept of just-in-time learning, where employees look for learning options at the point of need, isn’t new.

#EDCMOOC: utopias & dystopias – looking to the future (part 3)

Good To Great

In 2009, Rebecca Johnston wrote a paper called ‘Salvation or destruction: Metaphors of the internet’ whilst working towards her PhD. I was surprised to see a relatively old paper on the resource list for the second week of E-learning and Digital Cultures , but actually found it interesting reading. Johnston analysed a sample of editorials from 2008 in the USA, to identify categories of metaphors used for the internet, concluding that there were four main categories: physical space, physical time, salvation and destruction. Salvation and destruction. Self-fu lfilling prophecies.

Part 2: Not New, Just Revisited

CLO Magazine

The concept of just-in-time learning, where employees look for learning options at the point of need, isn’t new. Consider the following scenario. An employee in another department has expertise in a topic a peer has a question on. Rather than sitting through a class on that topic, the peer could go to the colleague and ask him or her directly. This type of knowledge sharing doesn’t have to involve colleagues at the same company. Learning needs could be met if the peer seeks out answers in a book, whether it’s an e-book, in print or via online search.

Don’t mind the cows… an Ask3 Teaser

Visual Lounge

We’ve put together a 90 second teaser video to give everyone a taste of how Ask3 is being used. The cows are at the end. But pay no attention to them. ;-). Can’t see the video? Watch it on YouTube. We’re working on the next teaser with samples from you and your students. Please let us know if you’re using Ask3 in a way that you’d like to highlight! For Educators

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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