Fri.Jan 27, 2012

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MANAGERS AND MAD HATTERS: WORK THAT STRETCHES

Performance Learning Productivity

This is the third and final of three posts adapted from articles I’ve written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. It was published and distributed in the magazine for the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition in London 25-26 January 2012. It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,” says the White Queen to Alice. In the previous two

Border crossings

Learning with e's

As ever, the Learning without Frontiers conference and festival was a rallying point for those who are at the forefront of innovation in education. All sectors were represented, and with the Learning and Development professionals conference in tandem on the floor above, the joint event showed real attempts to embrace all education and training practices. Unported License.

Learner Experience Design with Julie Dirksen #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from Julie Dirksen’s Friday session. Julie wrote the book: Design for How People Learn. www.useablelearning.com Learner experience design: overlap between user experience design (uxd) and instructional design User experience design – how Amazon makes sure that customers can buy a book. – as long as someone can get to the end of the process, it’s a success. With Instructional design – we have a higher standard – it’s not just about getting to the end of the process – it’s about creating behavior change. Making the user interface invisible to the learner. Context matters.

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Positive deviance and the IPD

Learning with e's

We all know that organisations and institutions impose barriers to innovation. The larger they are, the more rules they tend to generate. This is because by nature large organisations are conservative and there is a perceived need to protect the status quo and maintain order. But this isn't always good news for creativity and innovation. I think he's right. Unported License.

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Lisa Doyle Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

My live notes from today’s closing session at ASTD TK12 in Las Vegas. Lisa Doyle is the Chancellor of the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy and named Chief Learning Office of the Year by CLO Magazine for 2012. The more we understand our Veterans, the better we will serve them.” VA – second largest cabinet level agency in the US. 300,000 employees. 152 medical centers and hospitals across US. Second only to the Dept of Ed in providing educational benefits. Largest cemetery system in teh US. 55% of VA workforce is eligible for retirement in the next ten years. Competency based programs.

E-Learning with love

e-Learning Academy

“What’s love got to do with it?” ” - apologies and admiration to Tina Turner Last week I used the word “Love” to describe the attention to detail required to build a quality e-learn. I later wondered whether the term was a bit “over the top” for readers. Was I portraying my passion for all things [.]. Changing practice Development

Training: Creating HTML5 Courses for iPad using Adobe Captivate 5.5 and HTML5 Converter

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Creating HTML5 Courses for iPad using Adobe Captivate 5.5 and HTML5 Converter Date and time: Thursday, Feb 23, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn how to create eLearning courses for your iPad. They will show you how to create a course in Adobe Captivate [.]. eLearning Suite Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 HTML5 iPad rapid elearning

1,300 iPads for Level 3 Sales Team - Perfect Mobile Learning Tool

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So, if you are one of the people mad about the EULA for iBooks2. And you are convinced that companies will not use Author for training materials? THINK AGAIN!!! MacTrast posted "Level 3 Looks to iPad to Reinvent their Sales Team". They are relaying the story from Information Week's article "iPad's for All: One Sales Team's Story". I mean, why not? Right? Taylor doesn't pretend to know.

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A Surprise!

ID Reflections

Today I received a pleasant surprise! And one that also humbled me. One of my Twitter friends notified me about this post: Asia Pacific's List of elearning Movers and Shakers -- [link] asia-pacifics-list-of- learning-movers-and-shakers. html I appear in this curated list of the top 10 movers and shakers, and I was delighted. Then as the euphoria settled, I was beset with questions. Do I really deserve to be on this list? How can I contribute more to the industry of elearning? How can I make my learning more transparent? I hope to keep growing and learning from the community. And to give back!

Time to break this notion: Teacher is always right!

Adobe Captivate

We’ve grown up with a notion that teacher is always right! I’ve gone to the extent of sometimes disagreeing with my parents if my teacher said something otherwise. I’m sure some of you must have had similar experiences. This is truly rewarding for the teachers and they’ve earned it by teaching their students everything correctly [.]. eLearning Suite Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Classroom Jerk Technology Teacher Trainer training

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Get up to speed with social media, social learning and social business

Jane Hart

At the Social Learning Centre I am going to be hosting a number of short online “programmes” about social media, social learning and social business. These “programmes” will use a very informal, social, collaborative approach: there will be no formal classes and no monitoring/management of your learning in a LMS. Here are three upcoming programmes. More programmes to come.

On eLearn Magazine: A Curator's Tools and To Do List

OpenSesame

We''re proud to share our first article in eLearn Magazine: A Curator''s Tools & To Do List , an exploration of using curation techniques to manage information in the enterprise environment. . Are you using curation techniques in your organization? Tell us about it in the comments! . Right eLearning Solutions

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Dynamic text for buttons… Drawing Shapes + Click boxes way!

Adobe Captivate

It is very common to allow the users to navigate to a different screen if they would like to read more on a particular topic. When we create such screens, being smart in navigation and letting the learners know which screen they came from becomes very important. If the learner is clicking ‘Read more’ from [.]. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5.5 Captivate Captivate 5 Ease of use Variables

Learning Tech 2012 Conference News

eLearning Weekly

Conference News! This April, in Chicago, I will be speaking about mlearning design and strategy at Learning Tech 2012. I love Chicago. It’s a city with an energy that makes events especially invigorating. I hope to see you there, April 23-25. Who should attend this event in Chicago? Strategies for Effective Mobile Learning - Eric Matas Editor, eLearning Weekly Magazine.

A “T” shaped professional development plan

Spark Your Interest

I think 2012 could be an interesting year for my pro-d. I’ts almost like that “T” shaped skills from IDEO. The concept isn’t terribly new , but I think it’s useful, for me anyway. You have deep expertise in your core competency (the vertical bar), but complement it with adjacent skills (the horizontal bar). I think I’ll focus on the adjacent stuff this year. Web development: I have signed up for the year of coding via Codecademy as I’d like to extend my instructional design skills to a broader range of e-learning development tools. User design.

Adobe Course Companion for Captivate, online demo

Steve Howard

Are you interested in Adobe Course Companion? link]. Adobe Systems will give a demo of “Course Companion for Adobe Captivate 5.5” on Wednesday 1st February 2012. Here are the details. Date – Wednesday 1st February Time – 8:00 AM PST (Pacific Standard Time) 11:am Eastern Duration – 1 hour Connect meeting URL – https://my.adobeconnect.com/giliyaru. Filed under: eLearning. eLearning

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.

A “T” shaped professional development plan

Spark Your Interest

I think 2012 could be an interesting year for my pro-d. I’ts almost like that “T” shaped skills from IDEO. The concept isn’t terribly new , but I think it’s useful, for me anyway. You have deep expertise in your core competency (the vertical bar), but complement it with adjacent skills (the horizontal bar). I think I’ll focus on the adjacent stuff this year. Web development: I have signed up for the year of coding via Codecademy as I’d like to extend my instructional design skills to a broader range of e-learning development tools. User design.