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Using Games and Avatars to Change Learner Behavior

Kapp Notes

In two longitudinal samples of Japanese children and adolescents, pro-social game play predicted later increases in pro-social behavior. 2010) The Effects of a Serious Game on Role-Taking and Willingness to Help, Journal of Communication. A recent article in Wired presented an interesting research finding. The results were interesting. In a study led by Douglas A. Baughman, S.L.,

In the abstract

Learning with e's

The same applies with journal articles - most publishers, particularly those who put up paywalls, will often allow you a free look at just the journal abstracts. Several people have asked me to share my ideas and advice on writing abstracts for conference papers and journal articles. It may be the only thing the reader sees, besides the title of your paper. Unported License.

Is it Curation or Co-Creation of Content?

Vignettes Learning

Presentation - Illustration 1 Adding Insights - Illustration 2 Respondent's Responses These are samplings of responses. This does not mean long, tedious demands for writing blogs or articles or journals. The focus of most curation methods when applied to learning is in organizing, filtering, distilling, adding value, etc. to content. There may be a risk in this trend.

5 Must Read Training and Development Articles

WalkMe Training Station

So if you are looking for good training and development articles then here are five excellent samples to get you started. This written interview on the Wall Street Journal was written by Rachel Emma Silverman, and features the thoughts and ideas of Dr. Eduardo Salas of the University of Central Florida. The samples mentioned here are examples of what good articles look like. These articles don’t always have to be unique or ground breaking, though. Employee Training and Development Articles. 1. “So Much Training, So Little to Show for It” . Conclusion.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. Here Personal activity feeds, journals and news streams. In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. Here is what we found: What’s Going on with the Social Learning LMS? Conclusion.

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Answering #Gamification Questions from a 7th Grade Student-Part 1

Kapp Notes

Sitzmann (2011) conducted a meta-analysis of 65 independent samples and data from more. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105(2), 249–265. The other day I received a very nice email from a 7th grade student in a high school is California. think it is awesome that she is so excited about games and gamification for learning so here are the questions and my answers. AND 5. 2013). link].

Interview with Karl Kapp on Games, Gamification, and LEARNING!

Will at Work Learning

When I searched for "games" in the title, I found 110 articles in peer-reviewed journals in this year (2016) alone. There are many flaws which include small sample sizes, no universal definition of games and too much focus on comparing the outcomes of games with the outcomes of traditional instruction. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47(1), 164-183. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105 (2), 249-265. Karl Kapp is one of the learning field's best research-to-practice gurus! His books on games and gamification are wonderful. It was a parody. Learning first.

Fire and brimstone

Learning with e's

On the other hand, and this is the disturbing part - he may actually be deadly serious when he declares: Scholars who write blogs obviously try to avoid the harshness of the peer review system and to air their half-baked thoughts through a less demanding publication channel than a peer reviewed journal. yes, colour outside the lines. Now, you can take this blog post one of two ways.

Exploring the Concept of “Self-Explanation Questions”

Kapp Notes

will just leave these samples & go. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95(4), 774-783. One way to help ensure deeper understanding of content by learners is to drill into their thinking behind their multiple choice answers. This technique is called “self-explanation.”. In this technique, the learner is required to review a worked out step. The learner is asked to answer a question about the next step or the current step in a process and then identify the underlying principle, concept or rationale behind the step.  Question. Self-Explanation Question. References. Pfeiffer.

Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course


Blogs or online journals that allow learners to reflect and comment on each other’s reflection. Skills and Projects: This page can have links to projects and samples of technical skills (for example, Photoshop projects etc.) Educational technology tools have enabled multiple channels of collaboration within the online learning environment. Online field trips. Simulations. Wrapping up.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


Google Think Insights - The ultimate tool for marketers—trends, ad collections, sample objectives for any stage of a campaign and more. Rove - The digital travel journal for the wanderers of the 21st century. We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame. Online tools enable and empower us in ways never imagined, and thousands are being created every day. Learn Something New.

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A Post-Competency World

CLO Magazine

Based on our research literature summarized in 2010 in the Consulting Psychology Journal, we have concluded that two major pairs of opposites cover the lion’s share of leadership. In the children’s tale “Goldilocks,” a young girl samples a bowl of porridge that is too hot and one that is too cold before choosing one that is just right. Assessing flexibility can create more versatile leaders. Versatile leaders have employees with higher job satisfaction, commitment and engagement. recent IBM study found the No. They can be reached at

Don’t Overcomplicate Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Based on a sample of 12 leaders, 58 percent rated their company’s leadership development programs as “somewhat” or “very” complicated. 2011 Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology study illustrates the psychological benefits of de-cluttering, finding that participants who were able to tune out irrelevant information showed clearer thinking and improved memory. Elaborately designed program elements do not always improve an offering. To boost impact, make leadership development programs high on substance but low on complexity. ” 2.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

My offering was the first online journalism class in the University of Nebraska system – a result of a grant from the system itself. Just a small sampling of countries. In 1993, Jones International made its debut on the internet. The first 100% online university. In 1999, Jones International became the  first online university in the U.S. to be accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Some online universities offered degrees for as low as $4,800 USD, and a doctorate as low as $12K. Some public and private colleges were offering online degrees. Not in the U.S. The U.K.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Call for Papers, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching GEORGE SIEMENS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012. Enjoy a sampling of the stories from around the internet that captured our interest this week: This look at the dramatic rise of MOOCs and other online college offerings points out a basic conundrum: can these courses make money? Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. Sector.

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Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance

Will at Work Learning

International Journal of Selection and Assessment , 14 , 317-335. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 78 (3), 355-376. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research,57 , 210-221. Journal of AppliedPsychology , 91 , 259-271. European Journal of Personality. For the total sample, significant effects were found for elevation in agreeableness (p = 0.24) and conscientiousness (p = 0.20), and for variability in agreeableness (p = -0.12) and conscientiousness (p = -0.24). Journal of Applied Psychology. 1991). Barrick, M. R.,

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010. Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more).  So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity. Congrats to all for making the list! Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Learning styles: Worth our time? It’s New!

Future of the Book?

Clark Quinn

Many shared one or more of my own publishing experiences, including as author , board member of a not-for-profit that publishes, editorial board member of a journal , and, of course, as a blogger. Last nite was the NextNow event on the future of the book/publishing/? Jay Cross really helped by adding significant data around and input to the discussion; a very public thanks.  He’s also blogged it, with video.  We had a very diverse audience of around 30 or so; many were authors, there were CEOs & entrepeneurs, artists and musicians, noted scientists, and more.

It's Monday, Are You Stressed? Relax with a Unique Video Game

Kapp Notes

As the Reuters'article, Online game smiles seen vanquishing the blues , states: In a field test, a sample group of telemarketers was asked to play the game everyday for a week just before their shift. Findings from the study appear in the October issue of the American Psychological Association's Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Learn more, visit the MindHabits web site.

Develop: When Does Collective Wisdom Make Sense?

Kapp Notes

You know the story, a research study was done and published in the referred journal, Nature. The journal contained a study that revealed that Encyclopedia Britannica and Wikipedia had approximately the same number of errors in a random sample of articles. Interesting article over at cnet news about the future of games called Future games to harness player's collective wisdom. The article describes a talk given by alternate-reality game developer Jane McGonigal at the Game Developer's Conference in the serious games summit portion.

7 Things You Didn’t Need To Know About Me But I’m Telling You Anyway

Experiencing eLearning

One of my New Year’s Resolutions last year was to keep a food journal, and I’m happy to report that I’ve now been tracking for a full year. I use the Daily Plate , which is now part of Livestrong. Cammy Bean tagged me the 7 things meme that has hit so many of the bloggers I regularly read that I’m not sure who I’ll be able to tag. Red Dragon. 1.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. These samples will give you some ideas. Wikis in eLearning 2.0 - Learning with e’s , September 12, 2010 The latest issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments is a special issue entitled: Towards eLearning 2.0 Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. But how to write one? When/why? The destination is the PLN.&#.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

Michelle Segar (Segar, 2016) argued persuasively that recent research from the Journal of Consumer Research (Chang & Pham, 2013), the British Journal of Health Psychology (Sirriyeh, Lawton, & Ward, 2010) & the Annual Review of Psychology (Lerner, Li, Valdesolo, & Kassam, 2015) all provide evidence that emotion is more influential than logic in decision making. Why not?

What Happens When New Becomes Old? - Tip #89

Vignettes Learning

Soon more will come - and this is just a sampling from a very, very long list. Action item: Ask learners to do a journal of their learning using a blog or discussion. Have you ever experienced having mastered a web-based learning tool and then be informed that the tool was discontinued? was new years back. Then and Prezi came. Then followed.

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Performance Learning Productivity

These turbulent economic times have not been kind to two of the large publishers of catalogues and journals - Reader's Digest and Learning Tree International. Of course, Learning Tree International's business is selling face-to-face courses, but most of us will have had the Learning Tree catalogue 'brick' of courses dropping onto our desks on a regular basis for many years. million ($1.5


Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

The Apex awards are given in 122 communication categories , there are 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; maga-papers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; video and electronic publications; Web and intranet sites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and special publications. Here is a screenshot.

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

The Apex awards are given in 122 communication categories , there are 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; maga-papers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; video and electronic publications; Web and intranet sites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and special publications. Here is a screenshot.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Michael Sheyahshe


Sample Courses. Formerly a college faculty instructor and professional instructor, Michael has been published in many scholarly magazines, journals and a book. Sample Courses. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. Lectora Publisher.

Aging. Can We Enhance People's Cognitive Outcomes?

Will at Work Learning

This begs the following questions then: "Is there research in refereed scientific journals that provides evidence for cognitive decline as people age?". "Is there research in refereed scientific journals that provides evidence that we can help improve people's cognitive abilities as they age?". If people's cognitive abilities decreased with age, that would be a problem. Take the quiz.

Why is podcasting so successful if 93 percent of communication is nonverbal?

The E-Learning Curve

the findings may be an artifact of [a] small sample size. The Western Journal of Speech Communication , 43, 134-142. The Journal of Counselling Psychology , 31. --. This post on podcasting for e-learning professionals will consider some aspects of narrative, and debunk an urban myth. Now read on. And that there is good empirical evidence that it is wrong. Then move on. 1989).

Doing the research

Learning with e's

The photos of our trip to a vineyard and the bumpy ride around the countryside on tractors (made in 1941), belching fumes (the tractors not the students) and towing wooden carts equipped with tables and copious samples of wine, constitute the raw data which I am currently scrutinizing. caveat applies to this experimental design however. Experiential research. Research into e-Learning: Web 2.0

Whole-Task Practice, Visuals, ID, Training, Blogs, & Poverty

Big Dog, Little Dog

Instructional designers at work: A study of how designers design - Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology. In this exploratory study we uncovered a range of social and intellectual skills that our sample of working instructional designers deployed in their daily efforts to collaborate with their clients to create effective instruction. via Stephen's Web. The King Is Dead!

Reflecting* on the second half of 2009

Jay Cross

Here’s a sample: I continued to experiment with learning video. The inaugural issue of Impact , the Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning just appeared on the web. * If you are not reflecting, you are not learning. Here are some things I learned from in the past six months. bought a Flip HD. The Flip UltraHD camcorder is a breakthrough learning device. Articles.