Fri.Nov 09, 2012

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E-learning is dead, long live learning

Clive on Learning

I produced this short video to accompany the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine and due to be launched today. I'll be posting about it over the next few weeks

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Technology sinner

Allison Rossett

That technology sinner is me. sinned this morning. awoke at 5:30 AM to address an elearning conference in Europe via Adobe Connect. By 5:50 AM, with colorful earrings in my ears, and virtually suitable clothing on top, I was ready for the webinar. This isn’t about technology failure. Connect worked like a charm. Or I think it did. And therein lies the problem. tried. worked at it. Not a hint.

South African #mLearning projects and calls for collaboration

Ignatia Webs

If you are looking for ways to connect to South African researchers engaged and passionate about mobile learning. Look at the people mentioned in this post and connect with them. They are wonderful mLearning experts and … open to collaboration. As mobile learning gets more broadly accepted, meeting inspiration people around the world gives rise to new ideas. Quite a challenge as we all know.

Upgrade or Switch to SaaS?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Swapping out an ERP is probably the scariest thought on earth to an IT director. But at the recent Workday Rising, there were an impressive number of ERP users seriously thinking about such a switch. talked to several: and let’s look at the pros and cons as they reviewed the challenges and risks. recall the wisdom of a comment from Tracy Jones, at the time the IT manager at the Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M.: “Don't be the first one on the block to install the latest release.” Million project. Here are the steps: 1.

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.

Creating Engaging Technical eLearning - Move: Learners to Tears

Vignettes Learning

A few months ago, there was a movie, "Jiro Dreams of Sushi". It is a story on how to keep our skills and craft. It is moving and motivational. All those who train people should watch this. Watch the Mercedes Benz stories, too. It will bring tears to your eyes. Jiro Dreams of Sushi." Interns spend 10 years studying under him. Mercedes Benz story" -"I love it, I must have it." Ray Jimenez, PhD.

Upgrade your ERP or Switch to SaaS?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Swapping out an ERP is probably the scariest thought on earth to an IT director. But at the recent Workday Rising, there were a large number of ERP users seriously thinking about such a switch. talked to several: and let’s look at the pros and cons as they reviewed the challenges and risks. recall the wisdom of a comment from Tracy Jones, at the time the IT manager at the Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M.: “Don't be the first one on the block to install the latest release.” Million project. Upgrading an ERP.

Friday Spotlight > Fall Service Day

Enspire Learning

On October 19, members of the Enspire team spent the day volunteering at the Austin Nature and Science Center to help beautify and maintain the hiking trails. The event was organized by the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas and brought together 550 volunteers from 23 companies. Check out the Enspire volunteers taking a quick break to smile for the camera!

Education, Not Guns and Bombs, Creates The Future

KnowledgeStar

Other people around the world pray for what we take for granted. From the article: “As the recent Taliban assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani champion of girls’ education, shows: The Taliban are most scared of books, not bombs. Establishing an educational infrastructure in Afghanistan is the most cost effective long-term strategy for grassroots [.]. Learning

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Philanthropy, Learning, and Change-Making

The Peformance Improvement

The recent U.S. election reminded us on a daily basis of all the serious problems we face as a nation. Political campaigns made the solutions sound simple, as if one person or one policy could put people back to work, improve our educational system, deliver better health care, clean up the environment, or prevent war. It’s just not that simple. One of these is measurement.

Overview of Captivate 6 Themes

eLearning Brothers

With the release of Captivate 6, Adobe has introduced “Themes”. Themes are a great way to quickly brand your course content and to keep it consistent. You can built a theme and then share it with your team. The theme can have colors, layouts, placeholders, fonts, buttons, and much more pre-built into it. There are multiple themes that come with Captivate 6. Master Slides. Object Styles.

eTraining: Captivate your Learners with Amazing Simulations

Adobe Captivate

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh for an exciting session on capture workflows using Adobe Captivate 6. In this session, you will learn how to create application recordings in demonstration, training, and assessment mode — all in one go. You will also learn how to [.]. Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

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.

The Pyramid Is the Tipping Point

Ontuitive

Imagine you walk into a classroom to take a course and find the desks scattered all over the place, student manuals strewn all over the room, the instructor making no effort to facilitate the course effectively, the LCD projector pointing at the wall not the whiteboard, your fellow students wandering in and out sporadically throughout the period, and the course beginning randomly in chapter 5 for no apparent reason. How well do you think this experience is going to go

“If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to build theirs”

Learning and Working on the Web

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared  via social media  during the past week. MichaelYardney – “ If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to build theirs.” ” @Bulldozer0 – “ The best way to overcome cynicism and skepticism is with openness and transparency. ” The Myth of Hiring Passionate Employees  via @OscarBerg. utonomy — an employee has the freedom to act in accordance with his/her passion. esources — an employee has the wherewithal to go the extra mile. Friday's Finds

eTraing: Trackable Quizzes with Adobe Presenter 8

Adobe Captivate

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to create quizzes, add various types of questions and question groups, enable the quiz for reporting and publish the course with Adobe Presenter 8. Register at: [link]. Adobe Presenter Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Adobe eLearning Suite adobe presenter Adobe Presenter 8 Assessment eLearning eSeminar Events Quiz Quizzing rapid elearning

Hone Your Technical Skills with the MCTS Microsoft Certifications

OpenSesame

Did you know that more than 80% of the world’s computers run a Microsoft operating system? This means that almost everyone from small businesses owners to Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft software in their daily operations. Obtaining a Microsoft certification is the easiest and best way to get a job or promotion in the information technology industry. IT Certification

Upgrade your ERP or Switch to SaaS?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Swapping out an ERP is probably the scariest thought on earth to an IT director. But at the recent Workday Rising, there were a large number of ERP users seriously thinking about such a switch. talked to several: and let’s look at the pros and cons as they reviewed the challenges and risks. recall the wisdom of a comment from Tracy Jones, at the time the IT manager at the Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M.: “Don't be the first one on the block to install the latest release.” Million project. Upgrading an ERP.

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.

Running The Survey

Moodle Journal

Following the trial of our eILT skillset questionnaire for staff, where I ran it past a sample of nearly twenty, this week I applied the finishing touches and launched the survey for real. The initial trial took the form of a paper based exercise that allowed us to evaluate and apply changes to what would become the final electronic form delivered through our Moodle vle.

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