Thu.Mar 22, 2012

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What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Peformance Improvement

We need to examine the proliferation of Web-based education before it gets out of hand (It may be too late.). Online college courses are being promoted as the panacea for producing more college graduates and strengthening the workforce. Many companies are also convinced that “elearning” is the answer to their employee training and development needs. Nobody wants to be left behind. study by the U.S.

PowerPoint and Prezi

Dont Waste Your Time

If you’re a PowerPoint user, whatever level, and have thought about using Prezi but have been unsure of making the switch, then those lovely folks at Prezi have made it easier for you to get started – why not import your existing PowerPoint slides into Prezi and spice them up? Go on, give it a try. will if you will? Thanks to James Clay and Bex Ferriday for sharing the video.

eLearning Content Proofreading: Don’t Trust Anything

Upside Learning

The other day, a colleague came up to me and asked me the how the word “sam-ma-ree” is spelt, which didn’t leave me surprised, floored, dumbfounded, or any of those adjectives. What was entertaining though, in an otherwise mundane day, was the bemused look on his face. The spellchecker thought the word Summery was perfectly fine. Well, it was, and it is. Do you?

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The PKM value-add

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet Cristina Milos recently tweeted  that; “ Curating is different from aggregating information. That is why I am not a fan of Paperli or Scoopit.” ” The curation craze has been assisted by an increasing number of web platforms that enable easy sharing (with emphasis on the word easy ). Merely seeking and sharing information does little more than create more noise online.

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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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Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a chance to learn about Lucid Meetings and to hear what they are doing in terms of creating interesting meeting spaces. Plus there is a nice surprise for anyone who reads to the end of the article:). 1) So tell me about Lucid Meetings, what does it do? We offer a solution for working teams to help improve the quality and effectiveness of their meetings. So give it a try!

Camtasia Small Business Test Drive: Gravity Works, Week 4

Visual Lounge

In the final week of the Camtasia test drive, Lauren Colton, Information Architect and Editor at Gravity Works Design & Development, reflected back on their month of screencasting. Gravity Works. www.gravityworksdesign.com. gravityworksdd. What are some of the lessons learned during this test drive? Our team enjoyed the chance to use and give feedback on Camtasia for Mac software.

Learning Solutions #LScon: indirect learning on Education

Ignatia Webs

Today was a wonderful, incredibly inspiring day. I (re)met wonderful people, got inspiring ideas, was moved by respectful, warm words. it can be so great to mingle. And every time I learn, I will gladly share some posts inspired by those informal get together's. David Metcalf from METIL redirected me to James Tooley , on his project/book 'the beautiful tree' which talks about how the poor educate themselves. His project is fabulous, he gets a micro-finance business going that offers communities in any poor area around the world to organize, set-up and deploy education.

The Art of Vision with @ErikWahl

The Learning Generalist

This morning at LSConf, the our speaker is Erik Wahl of Art of Vision fame. The conference site describes him thus, "By breaking apart traditional thinking, Erik challenges and inspires his audiences to redefine commonly held assumptions and misconceptions about “creativity," "goals," "success,” and "vision.” Very exciting, let's see what he has to say. Apparently it reduces blood pressure.

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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.

#LSCON Day 1: people, new scorm, leadership, Lingos and more people

Challenge to Learn

How do you capture a 19 hour day in a post? That is the challenge of today’s blog. I had installed myself yesterday evening in the pool area of the hotel. Laptop, wireless (sponsored by easygenerator!) and a glass of whiskey. I was just starting to write this post, when two guys (Drew and Marc) joined me. We ended up talking until quit late. spoke today to dozens of them. Really inspiring.

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LINGOs Announces Third eLearning Global Giveback Winners by Michael Culligan

Learning Solutions Magazine

Eric Berg, Executive Director of LINGOs announced the winner and finalists of the third eLearning Global Giveback Competition on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at The eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida. Asynchronous Future Trends Getting Started Instructional Design Professional Development

3 Reasons Why WordPress is Better than Moodle

LearnDash

Taking a page out of the WordPress model, Moodle’s free and open-source offering is an attractive option for organizations big and small… but is it the best? The learning management system industry is relatively new and like most new industries, there are major players and then there are the bottom feeders. But hey, it could be better. wordpress lms

Learning Solutions #LScon: Erik Wahl on the Art of Vision

Ignatia Webs

Live blogging from the learning solutions conference (@LScon). This keynote comes from Erik Wahl (from the Wahl Group ), who will focus on the Art of Vision. Sounds promising! This is what the short description said: As the landscape for business continues to change, a clear vision is the key to successfully navigating tomorrow’s uncharted waters. He speaks very motivational and engaging.

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.

LSCON: day 2 Erik Wahl (wow!), curation and again a lot of people

Challenge to Learn

Today began overwhelming. We entered the Grand ballroom and they announced the keynote of the day: Erik Wahl with a presentation on ‘The art of Vision’ Music started (a beautiful day by U2) a guy jumps on stage and starts painting. After the music stops he has painted a portrait of Bono. This video will give you an idea his of performance. He also proved to be a great and inspiring presenter. His message is simple. We need creativity and passion to change and innovate. It was a great start of the day, a pleasure to witness and a real energy booster. The topic was Curaytion.

Erik Wahl #LSCon Mindmap

Clark Quinn

It’s hard to capture Erik Wahl’s dynamic presentation at the Learning Solutions conference (e.g. he painted three separate artworks during the presentation as music videos played). Still…: design meta-learning

RSC Moodle Roundtable

Moodle Journal

I went along to an RSC Moodle Forum round table in London yesterday that posed the question ‘What makes for a good Moodle activity’. Without looking at my members list there were about 20 of us there, so it turned into a very sociable and informative event, most enjoyable. Thetemplate is based on the original work of Mikko Rusama. The format used here is Moodle XML.

All the amazing stuff that @JKUnrein shared in her talk today

The Learning Generalist

This woman is a star and while not everything was new for me, she's an inspiration to see how much ground you can cover in 60 minutes. Here's just a compilation of the tweets I put out just during here session. And just so we don't lose this in a year's time, here's a list of the tweets from the talk: Do you want to see some amazing showcases of #html5 - check this out [link] @jkunrein attests this resource #LSCon One more type server for you to use with you #html5 content (not free) via @jkunrein at #lscon https://typekit.com/ Adobe captivate #html5 encoder. html5 lscon

Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI

Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. But because short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in the next course, or maybe next month, or even next year. After all, we’ve managed pretty well up to now, so surely another year can’t hurt!

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Spicy Learning

Saffron creates the Bribery Act Challenge – a serious game designed for smartphones and tablets. saffron-timeline Uncategorized