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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? So here’s a few – 15 actually! – pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. It’s free! 2.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Audio Control Without a Playbar

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Lori Smith  If you've spent any time using Captivate's new Pretest and the Branch Aware settings, I think you will agree that they are very cool. However,  However, if you've used either feature, you have probably noticed that you cannot have a playbar in the published lesson. Or maybe the learner is relying on closed captions? Here's how you do it.

#ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations

Kapp Notes

ASTD TK 2013 has been a great time. I’ve enjoyed spending time with old friends and making new ones. Here are the slides from my presentation, my workshop on “Games and Gamification” with Koreen Olbrish will be in another post. The “Immernet”: Immersive Learning through Games, Gamification and Virtual Worlds from Karl Kapp. Here are some related resources that you may find of value. 1. An experience as an avatar can change a person’s real life perceptions. Reference: Yee, N., & Bailenson, J.N. 2006). August 24- 26, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. 2005). of Interaction. 3. 2009).Virtual

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The cognitive power of error

Clive on Learning

This week I chaired three very enjoyable sessions at Learning Technologies 2013. These were with cognitive neuroscientist Dr Itiel Dror talking about memory, Professor Stephen Heppell , discussing lifelong learning, and Associate Professor of Learning Technology Steve Wheeler , sharing his vision for future technologies. like chairing sessions because they give me the chance to really immerse myself in the subjects, without any distractions for an hour at a time. It's not difficult to teach rules and procedures - sound instructional practices will probably do the trick. How do we do this?

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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#Mobile instructional #design is getting a push, join in!

Ignatia Webs

For those interested in adding to the creation of a mobile instructional design model. this is your chance! The researchers working on this project intend to collaborate with and involve experts and stakeholders from academia, government, industry, and the international community. guess that is all of us. The framework proposed in the whitepaper was intentionally conveyed at a conceptual level.

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Using Game Design To Create Accomplishment Based Learning, Julie Dirksen #astdtk13 @usablelearning

Learning Visions

0. 0. 1. 2. Kineo. 1. 1. Normal. 0. false. false. false. EN-US. These are my liveblogged notes from a concurrent session with Julie Dirksen. I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference in San Jose, California. Apologies for typos and incoherence. In ID school, we learned about the A and the D-esign part is mostly -- then all this cool stuff happens in this black box. Let's start with attention.

Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.1 #edcmooc

Dont Waste Your Time

Here are some notes, links, conversations, thoughts, and reflections on the first week of the University of Edinburgh / Cousera ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC. This reflection will form part of the work required by the MOOC as well as reflections on the processes and Coursera system itself. There is so much hype around this MOOC, why? through the admin web interface. and B.

Telling Stories

Upside Learning

Why are we shying away from one of the most powerful learning tools in the learning designer’s arsenal? – the ability to tell stories. The use of narrative form stretches back into time as a powerful tool for pedagogy, and we now know it works well into adulthood. Ancient man swapped stories around a fire, that was ‘learning’ for them. So why aren’t we telling more stories to assist in learning?

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.

Online Training: How Big is Too Big?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  In the early days of software training, many professional trainers that I've talked with said that the perfect onsite class size was eight to 10 students. For groups of 10 or more, it was a standard practice to bring in a backup trainer. The role of the backup trainer was to assist any students who might have fallen behind the instructor, or simply assist those students in need of a bit of extra help. If the class size was larger than 15 students, many training companies would split the class into manageable sizes, requiring multiple rooms and multiple lead instructors.

All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Given I’ve been blogging about MOOCs lately, I thought it was high time I better informed my perspective by actually doing a MOOC. So I signed up to The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course on Coursera. It has just kicked off, and one of the resources that we have been pointed to in the first week is Zumbakamera’s short animation, Bendito Machine III.

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

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.

Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

So what is “new fashioned” learning?  Well let’s start by thinking about what “old fashioned” learning is? Old-fashioned” learning is being taught or trained – that is having all you need to know neatly packaged up in a course or programme or workshop or e-learning  course.  Of course, there is still a need for old-fashioned learning in the workplace. PKM Social learning

weeLearning – open source blended networking

weelearning

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 … Read more › events free stuff get involved

PKM in 2013

Learning and Working on the Web

“The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” ” - Thierry de Baillon. Personal knowledge management (PKM) is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. ” Knowledge. Gaining knowledge is much messier than that. Seek : Sense : Share.

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Clark Quinn Mobile Learning Design #astdtk13

Learning Visions

These are my liveblogged notes from a concurrent session with Dr. Clark Quinn @quinnovator. I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Apologies for typos and incoherence. Mobile design principles. What's the least I can do for you? We over design and overdevelop. What's the least I can do to get you over the hump? Don't try to put everything in a mobile world. Focus on 20% of the features tht give you 80% of the value. What tools to develop mobile? They change so fast. Prototype, test, refine. Make it iterative.

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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.

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

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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The future of learning is the future of work

Learning and Working on the Web

Where skills and qualifications have been acquired through formal education, many find themselves unable to secure work that makes use of these; where skills are acquired informally, the challenge is to represent these effectively to potential employers. – The Regeneration of Meaning. Hyperlinks subvert hierarchy, for good and not so good. Learning Work

Learning from Science Fiction

Enspire Learning

Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction is a fun book and blog about interface design lessons inspired from watching sci-fi movies and TV shows. Like the gestural interfaces seen in Minority Report, or the lovely voice of Majel Barrett-Roddenberry as the onboard computer of the Star Trek Enterprise, sci-fi gave glimpses of the Wii and Siri before their inventions.

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.

What’s the ROI on Disengaged Employees?

Social Learning

Training evaluation appears to be the Holy Grail of the L&D world.  It’s one of the hottest topics in the blogosphere and at conferences (see Barbara Camm’s highly trafficked posts on evaluation), and yet it remains extremely elusive.  From Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation, to Michael Scriven to Jack Phillips [.] The post What’s the ROI on Disengaged Employees? appeared first on Social Learning Blog. social learning evaluation millenials ROI social media social technology

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The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

Click here to register. The webinar will be held at two times on Thursday, February 28th: 8 am EST/5 am PST and 11 am EST/ 8 am PST. Join Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, for a webinar that shows you the “why” of games and gamification. Sharon is the lead designer of our Knowledge Guru game engine. ” “I learned SO much by playing this game. ” Why?

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PowerPoint 2010: Create Your Own Gauges

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Want to create a speedometer-like gauge for your PowerPoint or eLearning deck? I've found gauges a creative way to illustrate anything from progress through a course or presentation to positive to negative value scales. There are some relatively easy ways to build a gauge using shapes, but one of the fastest (and easily editable) ways I've found is to use Charts.

Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with e's

This week, ahead of my speech at the Learning Technologies Conference I recorded a 10 minute podcast interview for the Training Zone. You can listen by clicking on the embedded link below. If the link below doesn't work for you, try this one. My interview is at 18.45 in the podcast. Steve: I think there are several that we have to look at as changing practice. Unported License.

Best Practices for Launching an LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process – and be able to measure success – is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook. Click to download.

Research for Practitioners: How Expert Designers Design by Angela van Barneveld

Learning Solutions Magazine

In many organizations, subject matter experts (SMEs) often receive assignments that involve developing training or learning materials, even though they may not understand the principles of instructional design. team of investigators did some practical experiments and came up with ideas you can use to help your SMEs at least understand how instructional designers design.

Feedback in scenarios: Let them think!

Making Change

You’re at the county fair. Your kids are off watching the pig race, and you’re starving. There are only two food carts nearby. One sells deep-fried pork skins from a pot of bubbling grease, and the other sells sushi from a styrofoam cooler. You decide to buy the sushi. As you hand over your money, a disembodied voice suddenly booms from the clouds above. “Incorrect!”

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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.