eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Wilson did a study back in 2001 to determine if serif fonts (fonts with little lines on the tops and bottoms of characters such as Times New Roman ) or sans serif fonts (those without lines, such as Arial ) were more suited to being read on computer monitors.

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The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

Online Learning Update by Ray Schroeder The Online Learning Update blog has been published daily since early in 2001. November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said. Best, Connie November 21, 2010 12:28 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 22, 2010 12:02 AM Vics said. November 22, 2010 3:26 PM Jeff said.

Trending Sources

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. If we're to believe the experts rather than the man-in the-street, the 21stCentury started on 1st January 2001 rather than on 1st January 2000.

Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon

Upside Learning

m-Tickets: Helsinki Public Transportation has been offering mobile tickets since 2001. In 2010 Estonia has also become the first country to allow tax returns to be filed by SMS. Tomi Ahonen delivered the first keynote address at the mLearnCon last month in San Diego.

Definition: Metacognition

Kapp Notes

information as cited by Lawanto, 2010) It has also been defined as a process by which the brain organizes and monitors cognitive resources. 2001) Students’ metacognitive development in an innovative second year chemical engineering course. 2010).

Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

Learning with e's

One of the more controversial theories of the digital age is the claim that technology is changing (or rewiring) our brains (Greenfield, 2009) whilst some also claim that prolonged use of the Web is detrimental to human intellectual development (Carr, 2010).

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

In today’s fast paced business and L&D – HR environment, change is our only certainty and employees are required to be agile and employable, meaning they should continuously fine-tune and develop their skillset throughout their careers (Molloy & Noe, 2010). 2001). 2010).

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

Visual Lounge

For example, here are a few research findings – The integration of educational video, aligned with lesson objectives, is a way to get students interested and motivated about their subject matter (O’Hagan, 2001). 2001). 2010). Today’s guest blogger is Michael F.

PBS Article: 8 Video Game Myths Debunked

Kapp Notes

According to a 2001 U.S. A while back, PBS did a series on video games called The Video Game Revolution and they created a companion web site. One article on the site takes apart some common myths about video games. Check out Reality Bytes: Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked for yourself, in the meantime, here is small sampling of the conclusions of the article. Myth is listed first then the rebuttal: 1. The availability of video games has led to an epidemic of youth violence.

The Influence of Technology on Generations

Kapp Notes

Children born in 2001 entered a world where the Internet was already over 30 years old and Tim Berners-Lee’s hyper-text driven World Wide Web was over a decade old. The technology of television shook the world, as one Time Magazine article in 1948 stated, “television showed every sign of being a young monster. In one year, TV's formless, planless growth has caused seismic-like cracks in the foundations of such industries as radio, movies, sports and book publishing.”

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Trivantis

In 2001, the first production version of the new standard was released, and was known as the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) 1.1. In 2010, the ADL began research into a new eLearning standard that would allow much more flexibility, and it was given the codename Tin Can API.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

Earlier in 2010, Gartner had projected that by 2013 more people will access the internet on mobile phones than from PCs. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now.

Games To Gamification

Learnnovators

The term ‘gamify’ or ‘gamification’ was first used in the digital media industry in the year 2008, but it gained popularity only in the second half of 2010. They created the MDA (Mechanics, Dynamics, and Aesthetics) framework in 2001 to improve game analysis.

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

Uskov: We started as a small team of software engineers in 2001. Our e-Learning tools were received very well, and have been honored with three Brandon Hall Gold Awards for Excellence in Technology in 2010, 2013, and 2016.

Jay’s blogs fork

Jay Cross

Ten years ago I was writing several daily blogs: In 2001, these joined together to become the Internet Time Blog, one of the earliest blogs about learning: Five years later, writing my book on Informal Learning, I added a blog of the same name.

Interview on lms-selection.com

eFront

The initial development of eFront started at late 2001. Finally, on January 2010 we introduced the latest version of eFront (v3.6)

Wild west show

Learning with e's

in April 2001. I learn a lot from taking part in international projects, and I am currently involved in several which are occupying my mind. By far the largest project I was involved in though, was a $90 million Star Schools Project in South Dakota - the Digital Dakota Network - in 2001-2003.

Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

See First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning for the first Best of Post for the year. This post covers the Best of from January 15, 2010 to January 31, 2010. The Secret to Podcasting Like a Pro - Learning Putty , January 25, 2010 The word “podcasting” strikes a certain fear and awe into the hearts of many trainers. The eLearning Coach , January 25, 2010 As a learning professional, it’s important to stay fresh and current.

The Case for Communities of Practice

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Published August 2010. In his 2001 book Kitchen Confidential , Anthony Bourdain describes how he became a professional chef and how he continues to support the community of professional chefs.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences - eLearning Technology , August 5, 2010 I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). 10 Social Media Rebuttals , August 8, 2010.

1945 and all that

Learning with e's

Clarke (author of 2001: A Space Odyssey and other stories), and the article was instrumental in opening the debate about the feasibility of global communication satellites. This is part 9 in my series on the history and impact of distance education.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers

Big Dog, Little Dog

In addition, we can bounce ideas off of them and are often a neutral source of information, which may help or speed several forms of instrumental learning (Conte, Paolucci, 2001). 2001).

Workscaping, 4 of n

Jay Cross

The book Kitchen Confidential (Harper, 2001) by Anthony Bourdain describes how he become a professional chef and how he continues to support the community of professional chefs. Professional Development. Long-term professional development often involves working and growing with peers.

Part 1: The Shift From Push to Pull Learning

CLO Magazine

In 2001, the company purchased Books24x7, a digital asset library software company. Further, large companies more than doubled their spending on informal learning between 2010 and 2011. Learning organizations are moving from pushing learning to employees to helping workers find answers by leveraging mobile, video on-demand and other forms of just-in-time learning.

Learning Curves and the Workplace Environment

The E-Learning Curve

In their seminal 2001 white paper Dillon & Hallet suggest a useful interpretation of the learning curve, and introduce their concept of the e-learning curve. Learning Curves and the Workplace Environment is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Tech Week: Preparing for the Windows XP End of Support

OpenSesame

Windows XP was released on December 31, 2001; retail sales of the software ended on June 30, 2008, but PCs with XP installed were sold until October 22, 2010. Lucky for you, OpenSesame offers training on newer versions of Office , including Office 2010 and Office 2013, to help you make a smooth transition. . Windows XP is embarking upon it’s final farewell tour. Microsoft has announced that it will officially end support for XP on April 8, 2014.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

The LMS market started changing after the dot com bust in 2001. Starting around 2010, the market began changing again. Learning management systems didn’t die. They evolved, and today we recognize them. Quick LMS History.

Building Fourth-Dimension Leaders

CLO Magazine

In June 2001, Tropical Storm Allison laid waste to Houston. Voluntary turnover fell to 10 percent by 2010, a reduction of 50 percent. 31, 2010, there was $2.5 Investigations into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill indicted the entire off-shore drilling industry’s array of accidents along with BP’s approach to managing safety and risk.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

million students took at least 1 online class during the fall of 2010 (Sloan Consortium, 2011) – The survey defined an online class as being at least 80% online. OpenCourseWare, from MIT, started in 2001 and now includes nearly 2,100 MIT courses which have been used by more than 100M people. 19% of middle school students and 30% of high school students took an online class in 2010 (Speak Up 2011). In 1993, Jones International made its debut on the internet.

Gen X + Gen Y: A Perfect Marriage?

CLO Magazine

Forrester Consulting conducted a “ Social Technographics &# study commissioned by Citrix online in 2010 to examine the use of social media and networking in the workplace. A third Forrester report, “ The State Of Consumers And Technology Benchmark 2010 ,” revealed that Gen Y and Gen X outpace baby boomers and seniors in almost everything related to technology.

Are simulations changing the role for Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

A study carried out by Mercer in 2010 [3] , revealed that Human Resource managers cited succession, leadership, training and development as their most major talent management concerns. 2001:511–8. [5]

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

2001: First commercial launch of 3G (Third Generation) mobile phones. 2001: First Access Grid developed at the University of Manchester. 2010: iPad launched.

Meet 50 Northwestern alumni behind some of Chicago’s top startups

mLevel

She received her MBA from Kellogg in 2001, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Marketing and Strategy. Sitting at the helm is CEO and co-founder Zack Johnson, who graduated Northwestern with a BS in Communications in 2010. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article.