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Learner-Centric eLearning Design

B Online Learning

Years ago when I was learning to be a teacher, I was quickly thrown in the deep end to teach a group of adult learners. Prac teaching’ can be a daunting experience.  I still remember the feedback from the teacher who observed my first lesson; she said I needed to be more ‘learner-centric’. It took [.]. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design learner centric Master elearning Course rapid eLearning

Vote Now for ScreenChamp Award Best in Show

Visual Lounge

Here in the US, the election frenzy has finally died down. Now it’s time to move on to matters of supreme global importance…like choosing the top screencast video to win this year’s ScreenChamp Award – Best in Show! team of TechSmithies screened and scored all 153 entries to find the cream of the crop. Now Vote now! Thanks for voting …and may the best screencaster win!

How the Tin Can API will Revolutionize eLearning

eLearning TV

Click here to Visit the Tin Can API Website. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. eLearningTV Episodes learning management system lms rustici software tin can api

Why No One Is Hiring You - Insights from a Hiring Manager

OpenSesame

Finding a job in this economy seems like a daunting task. Right eLearning Solutions

Steps to make your Flash courses mobile compatible

Stuck with a bunch of Flash-based courses that cannot be viewed on mobile devices? This eBook will take you through the steps to convert existing courses into HTML 5 format and make it compatible with the latest devices and browsers.

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Announcing Learning Cafe UnConference 2013

Learning Cafe

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Learning Café UnConference – a gathering of experienced learning and development professionals who will collaborate and discuss  trends in Learning and Development. This is a unique event open to a limited number of experienced learning & development professionals  to maintain the quality and intimacy of discussions. Date : Thursday, 21 Feb 2013. Costs :$ 300 + GST (Early Bird $275 + GST till 30 Nov). Venue : Australian Technology Park. Sydney. Learning Cafe UnConference

The Picture Is Bigger Than It Appears

CLO Magazine

To be successful, organizational leaders at every level must fully understand and appreciate the dynamic interactions taking place internally and externally and integrate this expanded perspective with the achievement of strategic goals. Former West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer once said, “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” ” One of the most influential and shrewd statesmen of the 20th century, Der Alte — the old one, as he was nicknamed — was what we today would call a big-picture thinker.

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I’ve got your content right here

Clark Quinn

I was engaging in a mobile strategy session with a small not-for-profit the other day, and naturally it became an overall technology strategy session, as you really can’t do mobile strategy without considering social media strategy, learning technology strategy, even enterprise technology strategy. Mobile is a platform for all of the above, and you. One of the questions they struggled with was their social media strategy, as they were (as many people are) struggling with their existing workload. And there are lots of elements that can, and should, play a role. mobile social strategy

Scooping Links for Moodle

Moodle Journal

When it comes to presenting a course in Moodle I often find myself trying to think of alternatives to the default means of materials presentation through the links to documents and websites approach, and the other day I discovered Scoopit. have actually seen these websites before, but not taken the time to look into them any further.

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.

Security Threats, Productivity Top Reasons for Social Media Bans

CLO Magazine

Also, a separate study showed that 56 percent of job seekers would either not accept an offer or would find a way to circumvent policy if they encountered a firm that banned access to social media. Walnut, Calif. — Nov. 19 A new survey released by software provider MySammy LLC explores the sentiments of human resource professionals on the topic of social media. Results show interesting concerns regarding threats from social media, corporate policies and impact on recruitment and effects on productivity. Yet 54 percent felt social media was useful for employees to perform their duties.

What are the key elements of an online course?

Edynco

When discussing an online course as an organized form of education through the internet on a theoretical level, an online course consists of three components: Information. Information in an online course is organized in such a way that it enables learners to build knowledge (e.g. understanding facts, procedures, theories,…). Communication. Evaluation. What is content structure of an online course?

Number crunching

Learnforever

We live in a world of big data. As the cliché has it, the Internet changes everything, and it has certainly transformed our access to reams of data and valuable analysis of it. spent the recent US Presidential election campaign following the blogging exploitsof Nate Silver , erstwhile poker player and baseball analyst. You had people saying 'you can't quantify people's feelings through numbers!'

New Custom Mobile Content and Important Information for Our Users Regarding the Update

Developer on Duty

For those of you currently doing mobile development, we have some exciting changes coming on November 26th. A new version of the mobile styles will become available! This will fix several issues, but the most exciting thing about this upgrade is the ability you will now have to create custom content for your mobile courses! The new custom content page will let you open an HTML editor and build the page how you want. Or if you have created a piece of HTML 5 content using a product like Adobe Edge, Hype or Sencha Animator, you can simply upload that content. This is required. Release Notes

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.

The 2012 Learning In Practice Award Winners

CLO Magazine

Now in its ninth year, the Learning In Practice awards recognize industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs

New Custom Mobile Content and Important Information for Our Users Regarding the Update

Developer on Duty

For those of you currently doing mobile development, we have some exciting changes coming on November 26th. A new version of the mobile styles will become available! This will fix several issues, but the most exciting thing about this upgrade is the ability you will now have to create custom content for your mobile courses! The new custom content page will let you open an HTML editor and build the page how you want. Or if you have created a piece of HTML 5 content using a product like Adobe Edge, Hype or Sencha Animator, you can simply upload that content. This is required. Release Notes

Announcing Learning Cafe UnConference 2012

Learning Cafe

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Learning Café UnConference – a gathering of experienced learning and development professionals who will collaborate and discuss  trends in Learning and Development. This is a unique event open to a limited number of experienced learning & development professionals  to maintain the quality and intimacy of discussions. Date : Thursday, 21 Feb 2013. Costs :$ 300 + GST (Early Bird $275 + GST till 30 Nov). Venue : Australian Technology Park. Sydney. Learning Cafe UnConference

Mark Oehlert - Untitled Article

Mark Oehlert

Social Media is (pls add). Conversations, Networks, Less Transmission Loss, Community, Community of Purpose, People Not Resisting Change, Advocacy, Mobile, Expertise, Culture, Value, Collaboration, attacking Hierarchies, Subject-matter networks, Emotions (Fear, Control, Trust), Performance, Authenticity

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.