Fri.Nov 30, 2012

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Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training? This workshop is a result of months of  research  on mobile; mobile app design testing for  best practices ; countless hours of  consulting  and lots of learning about  design  from trial and error. Touch Targets guidelines.

Free course on Learning Design #MOOC #oldsmooc

Ignatia Webs

Open Learning Design Studio , a free and open course on learning design (how learning can be designed, how a curriculum can be build.)! That is something I cannot resist. Admittedly, the organizers are still getting all the locations and spaces ready, but there is a lot to be seen already. Starting on 10 January 2013 (and lasts for 9 weeks, clocking off on 13 March 2013) a set of UK based learning institutes are rolling out a MOOC on learning design. Although the course is free, you do need to register. and I can just relax and learn, not having to worry about anything else.

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Book Review: Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 by Damien Bruyndonckx

Adobe Captivate

A few days back, I started reading Damien’s Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 book. would say that it’s a great resource for people who wish to learn and master Adobe Captivate 6. It’s a comprehensive guide to help you create your eLearning course from start to end, and covers everything from pre-production to publishing stage. [.]. How do I.

Friday Spotlight > Executive Challenge Trailer

Enspire Learning

Identifying and developing leadership talent is a critical challenge for organizations, yet traditional leadership development programs are often ineffective. Leadership is an active process; learning to lead should be as well. That’s where Executive Challenge comes in. Enspire worked with Houndstooth to create this new trailer to serve as an introduction to the simulation program.

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

Ask3 for iPad: Put an end to homework confusion!

Visual Lounge

The second students walk out of a classroom they often leave behind their ability to collaborate and problem-solve. Many are unable to get help at home and have to wait to ask questions until the next time they’re in class. Ask3 , our new iPad app, aims to solve this problem. Watch Ask3 in action ». Other Education Enhancers from TechSmith. Ask3 is the newest solution for educators from TechSmith.

Quotes to learn from

Learning and Working on the Web

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared  via social media  during the past week. J. Paul Getty:  ”In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.” ” via @kanta_sharma. BetaLeadership – “Most CEOs of the world at some point long ago delegated disciplined practice and learning – and thus became relatively dumb.” Period.”

Reflections on the eLearning Expo in Lyon 20-21 November

eFront

The eLearning Expo was the perfect reason I needed to schedule a trip to Lyon and kill two birds with one stone: to meet Jean-Claude Michel and Michel Lollichon of Distrisoft , our new Partner in France, and to attend the eLearning expo taking place in the city of Lyon ( eFront and TalentLMS were presented at the Distrisoft booth). Booth traffic at Lyon's eLearning Expo 2012. bientot!

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Clouds Above Fog Below

Training Industry

When an organizational change initiative requires new technology, it is easy to focus on the technology at the expense of supporting the employees who will actually be using it. Fairly narrow initiatives are especially vulnerable to this. For example, a small firm switched their email program. This should have been a very straightforward change. However, they ran into problems. These problems stemmed directly from their focus on installing the new software at the expense of preparing employees who where expected to use it. were summarily ignored. The net effect was actually twofold.

Graphic Novels as Learning Tools

CLO Magazine

Like many organizations, Girl Scouts of the USA is challenged when integrating multiple generations into cohesive, effective teams. Perhaps the most challenging to reach are the millennials, who want hands-on learning participation. The Girl Scouts used gr Girl Scouting operates through a network of 850,000 adult volunteers who are supported by approximately 8,000 staff members distributed throughout 112 councils and a national headquarters. Together, this network covers every ZIP code in the United States and includes adults from ages 19 to 90. She can be reached at editor@CLOmedia.com

The OpenSesame Affiliate Program

OpenSesame

OpenSesame is the world’s largest marketplace for online training courses, with more than 20,000 courses that work in any learning management system. eLearning developers publish courses for sale in the marketplace while OpenSesame’s sales and marketing efforts connect their courses to new customers around the world. Now, OpenSesame’s affiliate program helps content, LMS and other elearning companies earn additional revenue by introducing buyers to OpenSesame.  . Here’s How It Works

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. Imagine a senior executive in your company returns from Thanksgiving weekend having read white papers from IBM that say social business is the next step in the overall evolution of business. Harvard Business Review, Forbes and Fast Company already told him brainpower has become the engine of innovation. He knows it’s inevitable that businesses will construct networks that connect everyone in their ecosystems to co-create and deliver services that delight customers and share collective intelligence. and learning networks.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

Pitfalls in mobile learning #5:

From the Coleface

Although this is my fifth pitfall it’s probably the most fundamental – it’s just that I was hoping that this time round the e-learning industry had got its heads round the idea that emerging technologies are not solutions that we need to find problems for. Ask the right questions and your business has several problems that L&D can solve and a few of those solutions will involve mobile learning.

Easily grade essay type questions

ProProfs

Creating a quiz with ProProfs is a simple and easy process. You can add various question types, such as fill in the blanks, matching questions etc, to the quizzes you create with ProProfs. All of the questions are automatically graded, which saves you time, effort and money. Recently, we added the grading feature to the essay type questions  too. Benefits of essay questions. Step 1. Step 2. Step 3.

New Twist on Holiday Tradition: Family Letters with Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Having trouble viewing this video? Click here to watch on YouTube. With the end of 2012 rapidly approaching, many people are tackling the daunting-yet-rewarding project of holiday cards. And if you’re like me, you will procrastinate until sending cards out to be delivered on time is nothing short of a miracle. Which is why I was inspired by Jeanette Holtman of Minneapolis, Minn. Meet the Holtmans.

The Hidden Benefits of Online Training with OpenSesame

OpenSesame

There is not just one reason why enterprises make the elearning leap. Some companies are looking for a way to train remote employees, others need a way to accommodate scheduling conflicts. Others still are just fed up with the old way of doing things and are looking for a more efficient, transparent way to share information. Knowing change is necessary doesn’t make it any easier! Enterprise

The Risks & Rewards of Tech-Based Learning

CLO Magazine

Engagement and culture change are two areas where tech-based learning falls short, says Children's Medical Center of Dallas' Justin Lombardo

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

Competency Mapping and the Power of the eLearning List

OpenSesame

How do you get your team from point A to point B? Give them too much information and they’ll become overwhelmed. Give them too little and they won’t be sufficiently prepared to do their job. In a world where “content is king”, curation is a necessity for teams to stay on track and avoid being bogged down by irrelevant details. eLearning programs are no different. Enterprise

The Week That Was

CLO Magazine

The top five stories from CLOmedia.com for the week of Nov. Also, what were the best business books of 2012

New Book Explains Human Capital Analytics

CLO Magazine

Authors discuss how to harness the potential of your organization's greatest asset