Mon.Jul 11, 2011

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One platform to rule them all

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet All of the hype around Google+ seems to have put me me into a social networking depression. Until recently I really liked Twitter but I know that it will become more advertising-centric as time goes on. Where Facebook is, Twitter will be. Of course the price for Google+ is free, so who’s really the customer? Not me; not you. What happens if I don’t participate in Google+?

Marc My Words: Back to Basics – When Training Is Not the Answer by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

We know that training is only one solution to performance problems, and that there are several others. So why always fall back on “build a course to fix it” as the default solution? Here’s an aid to help with that particular performance problem, and there’s no course required. Design Strategies Instructional Design

How Social Media Has Changed Learning: A Few Answers Via Tweet Chat

Mindflash

Each week, a group of learning professionals gathers for at Tweet chat called  #lrnchat to discuss issues and ideas in the workplace learning space. I try to join the sessions as often as I can because it keeps me in tune with what forward-thinking individuals are doing in training, e-learning, and instructional design. These weekly chats are a major part of how I learn. Last week was no exception.

Staying Sharp with Video Games

Kapp Notes

In an interesting study, a slightly older group of 40 non-gamer adults in the Forty Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, community, with an average age of 69, was randomly divided into two groups. The lucky group was asked to play the real-time strategy game, Rise of Nations Gold Edition (RON). RON combines the speed of real-time gaming and the complexity of turnbased strategy games. Source: Basak, C.,

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Just a minute

Learning with e's

The sheer volume of content being created and posted to the web is overwhelming. In a post brought to my attention today, Kelly Hodgkins claims that if we paused the web for 60 seconds we would miss the birth of more than 1500 new blog posts, almost 100,000 new tweets, 20,000 posts on Tumblr, 600 new videos (more than 24 hours) uploaded to YouTube and at least 12,000 new ads on Craigslist.

Connecting the Dots -- Not a Game for Kids

Learning on the Leading Edge

The Fifth Best Practice of Leadership Development (LD): Integrate LD With Other Talent Processes. Through my recent blog posts, we’ve been discussing the best practices of leadership development. Today, we are ready to review the fifth (of six) best practice: integrate leadership development with other talent processes. This result replicated Pepperdine’s earlier 2000 study as well.

Is your eLearning Racing in Circles?

Adobe Captivate

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about the nature of business, eLearning and the deceptive influence of speed. Riddle me this… One man starts at the beginning and drives 200 miles and 200 miles per hour and when he stops at his destination he exits the vehicle to find he’s arrived at exactly the [.]. Adobe Presenter eLearning Suite eLearning this week Rapid Authoring Partridge PowerPoint rapid elearning

Connecting the Dots -- Not a Game for Kids

Learning on the Leading Edge

The Fifth Best Practice of Leadership Development (LD): Integrate LD With Other Talent Processes. Through my recent blog posts, we’ve been discussing the best practices of leadership development. Today, we are ready to review the fifth (of six) best practice: integrate leadership development with other talent processes. This result replicated Pepperdine’s earlier 2000 study as well.

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.

Unique compliance training requirement- score and enforce

Adobe Captivate

Recently there was a unique quiz usecase discussed on our Facebook page, where the trainer wanted to create a slightly different compliance or mandatory training course. The requirement was that for each question, the answer selected by the participant in the first attempt would be used for scoring. But they also wanted to ensure that [.]. How do I. Under the hood Adobe Captivate compliance training Quiz rapid elearning authoring tools

Quick Clicks

aLearning

Once again, aLearning is pleased to be able to save you enormous time and energy by perusing hundreds of blogs and resources to summarize those likely to be of particular interest to you. If you have any links that have been especially insightful or helpful to you, please feel free to add them to the comments section or send them to me directly for inclusion in a future Quick Clicks post.  BTW, I normally embed the links but am pressed for time — cut and paste if necessary; they wouldn’t be included in this post if they weren’t worth it. What’s the Diff?*. Julien R.

Linking Customized Feedback Screens for Each Option in Multiple Choice Questions

Adobe Captivate

Sometimes when we are creating quizzes, we come across requirements like linking a remedial screen to the question screens, or branch out the course based on learner’s response. In such cases, we need a solution where based on the option selected on a multiple choice question, the learner is directed to a customized feedback screen. [.]. How do I. Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Feedback Quiz

“Summer School”

Jay Cross

Via LinkedIn Groups. Group: Chief Learning Officer magazine. Subject: Time to Go Back to School Virtually (For Free!). Dear Chief Learning Officer LinkedIn Group Member, The 2011 HCM Summer School event is one week away! Join Chief Learning Officer, Diversity Executive and Talent Management magazines on July 19-20 for this FREE event, which starts both days at 9:15 a.m. Eastern time. Internet Time Alliance is leading the concluding session on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 3:45 PM EDT. Our topic is whatever you want it to be. Ask a question. eid=679&seid=934& code=linkedin071111  .

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7 Ways to Increase Your BrainPower

KnowledgeStar

Sean McCool (yes that’s his real name) from AWAI had a number – 7 actually -  tips for improving your BrainPower. I’ve been adding all 7 into my routine and find they REALLY do help make me a  better, more productive thinker. So I’m passing them on … 1. Engage Yourself in Regular Exercise [.]. Brain

Micro-Scenarios and Interactive Stories - List of References

Vignettes Learning

This is listing of Micro-Scenarios and Interactive Stories - List of References and More Examples 1. Asking for a Rais e Ray Jimenez, PhD 3Minute Worlds - Learning Community Social Learning, Work and Performance 3Minute eLearning Games "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

Unique complaince training requirement- score and enforce

Adobe Captivate

Recently there was a unique quiz usecase discussed on our Facebook page, where the trainer wanted to create a slightly different compliance or mandatory training course. The requirement was that for each question, the answer selected by the participant in the first attempt would be used for scoring. But they also wanted to ensure that [.]. How do I. Under the hood Adobe Captivate compliance training Quiz rapid elearning authoring tools