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Museum wall of learning #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

I may have made the title up, as this video is not about a ‘wall of learning’ but it does showcase what can be done with technology and the need/desire to share and facilitate learning. The original Mashable post was simply about the tech and the multi-touch screen. Using the museum’s ArtLens iPad app, visitors can link to the wall to add works to their own custom museum tours.”

Overcoming Barriers to PS--Yes, You Can!

Ontuitive

In our post, Your Finger’s in the Dike and the Dam’s about to Burst, Bob referred to a Gartner study that shows IT spend on new systems and applications is expected to double in 2013. That means there is a potential for your performance support project to get funded! But, in order for it to even be considered, you'll probably have to overcome some internal barriers

Hey buddy, what’s the Big Idea?

weelearning

Most events we go to are about listening to other people talk about the great things they’ve done. Or, listening to industry gurus talk about the best way to do one thing or another. That’s fine and dandy, but it … Read more › big idea events Uncategorized

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Why?

KnowledgeStar

If you get to Question Number Four you must be scientist. Einstein, who seemingly spoke to The Creator during what has become known as Einstein's miracle year, asked "Why do things have mass?" The answer was probably the most famous physics formula ever written in white chalk on a blackboard. Learning Education

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

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Enspire’s Robert Bell Speaking at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013

Enspire Learning

Robert Bell, senior instructional designer at Enspire Learning, will be speaking at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 this week in San Jose. The session titled “ Designing Serious Games: Showcasing ConAgra Foods’ “Managing Talent for Results” ” will explore the custom serious game developed for ConAgra Foods by Enspire. 10:45 am – 11:45 am. Location: Room 212AB.

How to Get People to Apply What They Learned: Just One Thing

Mindflash

Learning is complex. There are many definitions  and many different ways of learning. Learning is the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience or being taught. Learning  is the modification of a behavioral tendency. believe any definition of learning must include the part about a change in behavior. Isn’t there a better way? The answer is, “Yes!” Duh, right?

Raptivity at Learning Technologies 2013

Raptivity

Raptivity is exhibiting at Learning Technologies 2013 at stand #14. Learning Technologies is being conducted from January 29 till January 30th 2013 at Olympia, London. The Learning Technologies exhibition, now in its 14th year, is Europe’s leading showcase of organizational learning [.]. Conference eLearning tools HTML5 rapid learning raptivity Raptivity Evolve learning technologies microsoft surface rapid interactivity builder Raptivity stand #14

The OER Workshop at #eLi3!

ZaidLearn

THE OER WORKSHOP This 1-day workshop on Open Educational Resources (OER) will (Insya-Allah) be facilitated at the Third International Conference of e-Learning and Distance Education (eLi13) in Saudi Arabia on the 3rd February, 2012. It will equip participants with the necessary knowledge to find, reuse, remix, create and strategize OER for their institution. Identify a variety of web 2.0

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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.

Engagement, people!

Clark Quinn

I’m working on a project with a partner, and have this really sharp ID working with me.  My role is to be guiding the design, not doing it, and it’s working well. The thing I see, however, is emblematic of what I’m seeing much more broadly: the dissociation between the designer and the learning experience. Ok, so not many ID theorists are talking about the emotional engagement. Keller and his ARCS model is really the only one. And some folks are touting it for elearning. Yet somehow the message isn’t getting through. So overwritten. Until they can’t get it wrong.

Bullets are Bad, Questions are Good

Learning Developments

Over the years I've encountered several courses about how to write good e-mails. They have all come to me in the same way -- a list of dos and don'ts. Frankly, it's not the way to describe it in a face-to-face setting and especially a bad idea in e-learning. Bulleted lists turn learners into zombies. So the list comes in looking something like this: Use correct spelling. Use correct capitalization.

OpenSesame Releases Flu Prevention Online Training Course

OpenSesame

In response to the unprecedented flu epidemic this year, OpenSesame is proud to offer a free online training course for flu prevention. The Centers for Disease Control reports the flu has reached epidemic levels in the United States this year, affecting communities in all 50 states. Right Press Releases

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#AdobeCaptivate & #eLearning Suite: Subscription Has its Advantages:

Adobe Captivate

I don’t usually talk about buying and selling our eLearning products. suppose to some this might seem strange. After all, I do work for Adobe and we do make some amazing software. When asked about it I’ll usually say, “I just show how the software works and talk about eLearning, the products pretty much [.]. Adobe Presenter Community eLearning Suite eLearning this week Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 Drag & Drop subscription update

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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.

Serious Comics – An Interactive Graphic Novel story

NuggetHead

Posted in DESIGN ELEARNING Ever since I could hold a pencil I’ve always wanted to write and draw my own comic book. While I can draw fairly decent and I’m not short on stories, I’ve learned the entire process is quite daunting from sketch to print. Alas, it’s still a dream. Now that I’m fully immersed in the world [.]. DESIGN ELEARNING "graphic novel" "story comic" comics

16. Only now do we concern ourselves with technologies

Onlignment

In this series of posts (first post here ), I describe a simple process for designing blended solutions that are both efficient and effective. This process has three stages: (1) analysing the unique characteristics of the situation in which the solution is to be deployed; (2) selecting the right blend of methods to meet the needs of the situation; and (3) determining the delivery media best suited to these methods. It is to this final stage that we now turn. Only now do we concern ourselves with technologies. Thomas L. Needless to say, real-life is not quite that simple. Blog blending

weelearning - we want you to have it

Learning Rocks

In his latest post on our weelearning website , Sam Burrough explains why we are encouraging everyone to pick up on our idea and go with it: If you’re lucky enough to be heading to this week’s Learning Technologies Conference or Exhibition , one thing is guaranteed, you’re going to meet a lot of cool, interesting people. You may even end up down the pub with one or two of them, especially if you’re going to Curation Camp. You’ll probably think to yourself, wistfully on the way home, “ah, I wish I could do that more often.” So well in fact, we want to share the idea with you.

Creating Your First Association eLearning Course

Association eLearning

After selecting a learning management system (LMS), the next logical step for an association is to begin creating your course catalog. But for many associations, creating online learning courses is uncharted territory, especially if this is a brand new course. To be successful, a course should help the learner acquire the skills and knowledge they truly need. What is the Skills Gap? Tweet This!

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.

Professional Examination Service Introduces Digital Micro-Credentials by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

ProExam Digital Micro-Credential Solution adds assessment, secure verification to “badges.”. Blended Learning Emerging Topics Management Measurement Professional Development

How to Capture and Display Keystroke Data with Camtasia for Mac 2.3

Visual Lounge

Did you know that by default, Camtasia for Mac 2.3 captures keystroke data? When your recording is saved as a.cmrec file, Camtasia automatically generates keystrokes using that data. Use captured keyboard shortcuts from your recording and show them off as a graphic in your video. Add the keystroke effect to your project: Click the Video FX tab. Learn More About Camtasia for Mac.

16. Only now do we concern ourselves with technologies

Onlignment

In this series of posts (first post here ), I describe a simple process for designing blended solutions that are both efficient and effective. This process has three stages: (1) analysing the unique characteristics of the situation in which the solution is to be deployed; (2) selecting the right blend of methods to meet the needs of the situation; and (3) determining the delivery media best suited to these methods. It is to this final stage that we now turn. Only now do we concern ourselves with technologies. Thomas L. Needless to say, real-life is not quite that simple. Blog blending

E-Learning Uncovered Webinar Schedule and ASTD TechKnowledge

E-learning Uncovered

ASTD TechKnowledge. If you will be at TK13, be sure to track down Diane Elkins and say hello.  You can catch her at her two sessions or her book signing. Making E-Learning Accessible AND Usable. Wednesday, January 30 from 4:00 to 5:00 -or-. Thursday, January 31 from 4:30 to 5:30. Book Signing. Conference Bookstore. Wednesday, January 30 from 5:15 to 6:00. Webinar Schedule. We are pleased to announce our E-Learning Uncovered Webinar Series dates through July. Go to our website for details and to register.  Articulate Studio.    February 19, 21, 26, 28   from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

Is your organization thinking about moving towards a performance development culture? What are the elements to succeeding and keeping managers and employees engaged? Download “A Road Map for Change” to find out and gain insight into making the transition as smooth as possible on your journey into this brave new world.

The secret to huge ROI from e-learning

Spicy Learning

This week Saffron Interactive explains the methodology behind a forty minute e-learning course on mental resilience which delivered a £7.8 million return on investment for Transport for London. In two seminars, Toby Harris will introduce the concept of ‘me-Learning’ and what it means for long term behavioural change. “This remarkable course was shortlisted for an e-Learning Award and also resulted in a nomination for Instructional Designer of the Year,” says Noorie Sazen, Saffron CEO. “The figure of £7.8 million ROI alone is enough to encourage anyone to attend.