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Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. These are a new breed of teachers who do not necessarily accept that the classroom is contained within four walls. In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. Unported License.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course

OpenSesame

For all of you subject matter experts, trainers and performance consultants of every background, this one’s for you. Here’s eLearning 101: a guide to the tools of the trade to get you started building courses. Right eLearning Solutions

Bringing Gamification to the workplace

Spicy Learning

In the last few weeks at Saffron Interactive there has been a lot of talk about gamification. For those that attended the recent Learning Technologies Exhibition you may have have seen one of our seminars debating the pro’s and cons of looking to videogames to provide an example for increasing engagement in Learning and development. Achievement Badges. Rate of variable reward.

mLearning Design Tips

Adobe Captivate

Have you participated in the Adobe Captivate HTML5 Contest? Not yet? You still have twelve more days to grab this opportunity and win an iPad. So give your best shot to create an HTML5 course using Adobe Captivate 5.5 and HTML5 Converter. A few days back I had shared some helpful resources and rules for [.]. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Best practices HTML5 iPad mLearning rapid elearning Tips

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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February Welcomes Connie Malamed

The Learning Circuits

Much thanks to Karl for guest blogging in January. He not only offered some insightful posts about how “gamification” is affecting the world of learning, he kept us abreast of happenings at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012. In February, the LC Blog invites Connie Malamed to take the helm. Connie is a frequent contributor to Learning Circuits, and has spoken at several ASTD events about the fields of online learning, information design, and visual communication. She is also the author of Visual Language for Designers , which presents visual design principles that are based on cognitive science.

Ridiculously Smart Stuff on Behavior Change

Usable Learning

So I’ve probably mentioned in the past that Sebastian Deterding is one of my professional crushes.  I’ll try not to gush excessively, but he’s really smart. Here’s his latest slideshare on research for behavioral change, and it’s fantastic stuff: The … Continue reading → Uncategorized behavior change jonathan haidt

Archetypes – worth looking into? (Find 15: 30 January – 3 February)

Good To Great

This week I was drawn to a webinar hosted by James McLuckie (of Eden Tree and the Learning and Development Group on LinkedIn) and presented by Patrick Bray (Pad) of Team Me. It was titled ‘transforming personal and professional performance with archetypes’ and this is what Pad does everyday. Of course, everything so far suggests that archetypes are fairly one-dimensional.

Ridiculously Smart Stuff on Behavior Change

Usable Learning

So I’ve probably mentioned in the past that Sebastian Deterding is one of my professional crushes.  I’ll try not to gush excessively, but he’s really smart. Here’s his latest slideshare on research for behavioral change, and it’s fantastic stuff: The … Continue reading →

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February Welcomes Connie Malamed

ATD Learning Technologies

Much thanks to Karl for guest blogging in January. He not only offered some insightful posts about how "gamification" is affecting the world of learning, he kept us abreast of happenings at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012. In February, the LC Blog invites Connie Malamed to take the helm. Connie is a frequent contributor to Learning Circuits, and has sp. Click here to read full version

Archetypes – worth looking into? (Find 15: 30 January – 3 February)

Good To Great

This week I was drawn to a webinar hosted by James McLuckie (of Eden Tree and the Learning and Development Group on LinkedIn) and presented by Patrick Bray (Pad) of Team Me. It was titled ‘transforming personal and professional performance with archetypes’ and this is what Pad does everyday. The idea of archetypes stretches back as far as Plato, with teachers and thinkers defining different numbers and names of archetypes over the millennia. The Lover is a trusting, open and nurturing individual who values relationships, harmony and personal connections between people most highly.

Dev Corner - Decltype Keyword

Visual Lounge

So with the example if the member variable m_n changes type from an int to anything else the variable n in the main function will be of the same type.  Using a typedef we could have supplied both m_n and n to be a type from the typedef.  large use of this keyword by professionals has to do with return types!  What do you think?  Do you see a use for the decltype keyword?  Andrew "A.J." Dev Corner