Tue.Feb 19, 2013

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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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unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013

Ignatia Webs

At the second day of the UNESCO's mLearning week , where Agnes Kukulska-Hulme from the Open University in the UK started the day with a very enlightening presentation bringing together the latest on mLearning pedagogies and focusing on a gender related project. And I will try and get hold of the slides and add a link when possible. So we need to tailor and look at specific situations.

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. think, therefore I am.

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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.

Free Webinar: Create eBooks in a Snap

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I'm excited to be offering a free webinar next Monday, February 25 (noon Eastern) where you will learn how to quickly create eBooks  (ePub  and  Mobi ) in record time using tools available off-the-shelf in the Adobe Technical Communication Suite. While this is an event that I'm teaching for the good folks over at the  International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) , IconLogic is sponsoring the event so it's open to everyone. All you need to do is use the link below and register. Register and Learn more. Books ePub Kindle Mobi

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Meetings: Love Them or Leave Them

The Peformance Improvement

Why is it that after all that has been said and written about wasteful meetings, managers continue to conduct meetings that are unnecessary and wasteful? Carson Tate writes in the New York Times : The meeting culture that is dominating corporate America is unsustainable and unproductive. How many meetings did you attend last week that didn’t even have an agenda? How many resulted in a new idea?

Two for Tuesday: 8-bit Meditation and an HTML5 Slide Deck

Enspire Learning

1) Unwind by exploring the world of Proteus for 15 minutes or so. You may find yourself itching to create your next web-based learning program with 8-bit graphics and ambient music after chasing blurry animals, watching pixelated stars, and standing atop a mountain. If so, call us. We’ve got the same urge. 2) The next time you need to deliver a presentation, consider using reveal.js


Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.

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.

Get off your butt & create real #mLearning solutions #mlw2013

Ignatia Webs

As this day progresses, I was blown of my chair by the passionate drive of Theo van Rensburg Lindzter from the Learning Academy Worldwide on the subject of Millennials as mobile educators: innovative youth workforce development solutions. Theo is a driven, engaging, outspoken speaker. He made a REAL point! Millenials can be unemployed, non-actives, nags. You promise work in a world that is changes.

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.

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. 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.

Customer Training Completion Rates

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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. Educause.

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.

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. ” 3. Create and produce your own screencast. Finding a video that fits a specific lesson can be time-consuming. Figure 1.

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

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.

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?

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


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It’s the worldview, stupid

Learning and Working on the Web

I have written on various topics on this blog over the years. For example, I believe that it is only by working (and learning) interdependently , retaining our autonomy, co-developing our mastery and feeling a shared sense of purpose that we will be truly motivated. This documentary clearly shows that if we change our worldview, we can change the future, for good. It’s up to us.

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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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Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

Is your company ready to move beyond the annual performance review? Where do you start? What are the keys to success? In this guide, you’ll gain an understanding of: the forces driving change, three foundations of success and take a deep dive into the skills gap many managers have that will sink your efforts before they start and how to address them.