Wed.Jan 16, 2013

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5 Challenges Developing E-Learning as a Revenue Stream

Connect Thinking

With the promise of faster national and global broadband networks comes opportunities for entrepreneurs in the training industry. As an independent e-learning consultant, I’m often asked how to develop e-learning courses as a viable revenue stream for their business - to sell to clients. You can imagine the answer is complex. Analyse your idea. It all sounds like a good idea.

Moving from Linear to Non-linear Courses: 3 Simple Tips

Raptivity

We have all witnessed the recent paradigm shift from linear to non-linear e-learning courses. Well, this means that instructional designers are all on their toes struggling to create non-linear designs. Creating designs that allow learners to explore knowledge through challenges [.].

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Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, a reader named Jackie asked me a number of thoughtful questions about transitioning from teaching K-12 public school to instructional design. She graciously agreed to let me publish some of her questions and my answers here, since I thought others might be in similar positions and share these questions. Question mark made of puzzle pieces by Horia Varlan, on Flickr. CC-By.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

The Peeragogy Handbook. How to Use this Handbook. Working together is how things get done. This free, open, crowd-sourced wiki-book shows us the best ways to get there. I’m glad I was on the team that created it. Intro: If you want to learn how to fix a pipe, solve a partial differential equation, write software, you are seconds away from know-how via YouTube, Wikipedia and search engines.

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How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download.

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What Unintended Messages Do Your Learning Solutions Send?

ATD Learning Technologies

This is where you stop thinking that I'm cool, if you ever did. Here it goes: I read Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People when I was a teenager. Yep, I did, and I'm not too proud to say that it had a profound effect on me, even to this day. The anecdote that I remember most is the one about one of his sons learning to play baseball. Covey and his wife realized that by jumping to defend and shelter him, they were actually feeding his weaknesses, completely unintentionally, by sending the message that he wasn't strong enough to withstand criticism. Click here to read full version

Drag and drop feature in Raptivity

Raptivity

The drag and drop feature is very unique in Raptivity. The question here is how does one use this drag and drop feature while customizing the interaction models? You can use this feature to quickly rearrange the sequence of questions [.]. rapid learning raptivity Videos drag and drop elearning interactive tool interactive builder

Ask3 + Dan Meyers = the virtue of insufficient information

Visual Lounge

Its so tempting to make learning formulaic. “Train A is travelling east at 40 mph. Train B…” We’ve all done these before. As I watch Dan Meyer’s brilliant TED talk , I’m struck by how naturally students’ questions will flow when they are not given  all the information… in fact, students are not even given the questions. Give it a try!

U.S. News & World Report: 2013 Best Online Education Programs

CLO Magazine

Online bachelor's degree programs as well as graduate online degree programs in business, engineering, nursing, education and computer information technology (IT) were ranked. Washington — Jan. 15 U.S. News & World Report has released its second annual rankings edition of the Best Online Education Programs. For the first time, programs administered for distance learners that are 100 percent online will be ranked numerically, just like traditional colleges and graduate schools. There will be no print component to the Best Online Education rankings; U.S. Best Bachelor's Programs 1.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Hangout on Implementing Informal Learning this Saturday

Jay Cross

Join me for a Google+ Hangout on Air this Saturday morning at 10:00 am Pacific time. Why isn’t L&D supporting informal learning? Informal learning is important. We need to pay more attention to it but don’t know how. That’s the conclusion of the CLO Business Intelligence Board. The CLOs reported “…there is little knowledge about how exactly to support informal learning.”. On Air.

Getting Started in Mobile Learning

Mindflash

In a recent post , I talked about a new feature in Mindflash that allows you to create training modules that work beautifully on the iPad. This opens up a whole new realm of possibilities for reaching learners with effective and relevant learning opportunities. So now that you know designing mobile learning is possible with Mindflash, the next question is, “How do I get started?”

How well do you know figure skating?

ProProfs

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships come to the CenturyLink Center on Jan. 20 through Jan. Before the skaters hit Omaha's indoor ice, take our quiz to see just how well you know figure skating terms

Google Doodles

Take an e-Learning Break

Doodles are the fun, surprising, and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists. Today (Jan 16), the doodle is a game puts you behind the wheel of a “Zamboni" in honor of Frank Zamboni’s 112th birthday. link] Want to learn more about Google Doodles? link] Doodle archive: [link

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.

What Demigod are You?

ProProfs

This is a quiz to see what kind of demigod you are. These are the results: Athena Aphrodite Poseidon Zeus Apollo Ares Hades Demeter

Visual Design Makeover Manual

Trina Rimmer

Portfolio

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ProProfs

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How To Do Laundry

Trina Rimmer

Portfolio

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.

Measured Learning Quiz- Theory X vs. Theory Y

ProProfs

Measured Learning Quiz- Theory X vs. Theory Y. Questions. Theory X vs. Theory Y. Email. Password. Powered by ProProfs Quiz Maker. Quantcast

Desktop Art for e-learning

Trina Rimmer

Portfolio

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The Thought/Action Wave and the Brain/Technology Wave are two particular learning principles that enable faster, cheaper and easier learning. The speed at which innovations propel these learning concepts are discussed here. __ I am not a surfer. The closest I can get to do a balancing act is riding a bike. There are instances when I miscalculate, overestimate or misread trends.

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: what to do during an event

Good To Great

Previously I’ve suggested some reasons why you might want to improve your backchannel contributions , and some things you can do before an event to set yourself up for success. Avoiding that feeling of not-quite-keeping-up as you tweet from the conference will be much more achievable if you’ve done the preparation! But while preparation is key, it’s not everything. Tweeting

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.

Criticality Matrix for Industrial Risk Management Quiz

ProProfs

This simple quiz consists of 7 MCQs and 3 short ended questions. Good luck

Reader Reaction: Second Career Move?

CLO Magazine

We asked our LinkedIn followers: What should talent leaders be doing to retain and develop high-potential talent whose skills might be outdated? Here are some responses. David Forry: High potentials go through cycles, life changes and may not even want to be a ‘high potential’ anymore. It could be something like getting involved in activities outside of work, taking a back seat to a partner’s career or at work they may take a stretch assignment that they may not truly fill for a couple years. Incestuous talent management processes have to end. What do you think?

Female Reprod

ProProfs

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Will you be crowdsourcing your next CEO?

Spicy Learning

Paul MacCartney speaking for Saffron Interactive at Learning Technologies Conference 2013. What is crowdsourcing and what does it mean for your organisation? Paul MacCartney, former president of global talent development company MindLeaders, will answer this question when he speaks on behalf of Saffron Interactive at the Learning Technologies Conference on 29 January 2013. Paul MacCartney is a world renowned e-learning and talent management thought leader with more than twenty five years’ experience in the industry.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.