Free Stock Photo Site: SXC

Take an e-Learning Break

SXC was launched in February 2001, as an alternative for expensive stock photography. The idea was to create a site where creative people could exchange their photos for inspiration or work. Check it out: [link

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


They also used Wikipedia (75 %) and YouTube or otehr social media sites (52 % ). any site. 1997: First weblog (blog) is attributed to Jorn Barger’s Robot Wisdom Web site. Often seen as the first social networking site.

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Clark Quinn

I led the design and implementation of the competition: site and announcements, getting it up and running. We actually got it up and running, and while it evaporated in 2001 (as did the organization we worked for), it’s legacy served me in several other projects.

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The Perfect Fit: The Device Agnostic Future of eLearning


While the surrounding world has undergone many technological, user experience, and design advances, most of the eLearning courses I’ve taken recently feel very 2001. . Imagine trying to navigate a website from 2001 today. Check out these throwback websites from 2001 for examples.) One in which we expect to have an excellent experience with online sites on any device. . Today’s eLearning environment sometimes reminds me of one of my favorite movies… Austin Powers.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

Swan (2001) [3] cited many authors and determines course design as a vital and important factor for standardizing the quality, quantity and kind of interactivity (learner interaction with teachers, content or peers) in a course. 2001).

You Want a Job? I Give you the F.B.I

Kapp Notes

Check out the entire article at Wanted: 850 new FBI agents Or Check out the FBI's web site to apply. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. One area of the United States economy that is hiring is the FBI.

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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). Educational Video Web sites. 100 Best Video Sites for Educators.

PBS Article: 8 Video Game Myths Debunked

Kapp Notes

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. According to a 2001 U.S. 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.

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Simplicity in Learning

Learning Rebels

That is the “Beauty of Simplicity” As has been mentioned on this site a hundred times before – Learning design, regardless of scope is all about reaching the hearts and minds of others. M; “High impact learning: Strategies for leveraging business results from training” 2001.

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Converting Corporate Speak into Plain Language

Take an e-Learning Break

Then check out this website: [link] [link] The site contains "how- tos ", references and examples. Bryan Garner, from Legal Writing in Plain English, 2001, pp xiv Do you struggle converting "corporate speak"? It's aimed at improving communications from the government to the public. I loved the before and after examples: [link] A word about "plain English." The phrase certainly shouldn't connote drab and dreary language. Actually, plain English is typically quite interesting to read.

Networked noughties 2000-2002

Learning with e's

July 2000 saw the launch of one of the first social networking sites: Friends Reunited. The basic premise of the site was to reconnect people who for some reason had lost contact with each other. The 'hive minds' concept was realised with the launch of Wikipedia in January 2001.

Questions of the Week

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

My problem is I'm not sure how to get the lesson to stop playing while the student checks out the site.   Mayer, Heiser,  & Lonn, 2001. Adobe Captivate: Can I Stop The Presentation From Continuing After a Web Link? I have a Captivate slide that contains buttons taking the student to one of our Web pages (a link to a URL). as it stands now, the lesson continues to play in the background. Answer: Show the Properties of the object that initiates the URL link.

Social Networking Not Corporate Enough for Your Company?

Kapp Notes

According to the article CIA, FBI push 'Facebook for spies' at the CIA, FBI and the National Security Agency bosses are encouraging their staffs to use a new social-networking site designed for the super-secret world of spying to exchange information. Missing key data can have enormous implications, such as an FBI agent who sent an e-mail before September 11, 2001, warning of people learning to fly airplanes but not learning to land them.

Training in a Data-Saturated World

Training Industry

According to Psychology Today, there was a 42-percent increase in the diagnosis of ADHD between 2001 and 2011. Use curated news sites to catch up on anything you missed at the end of the day. We live in a world of full of distractions. How can we avoid being pulled in a thousand directions and continue to thrive? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the rise.

Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

Many times I’ll be searching my own sites. Since 2001, I’ve posted 32,000 photographs. It’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning.

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Moving to the Virtual Classroom: A Trainer’s Roadmap to Success with Cindy Huggett #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

She’s been doing virtual classroom since 2001. Construction site – might not be the best use of virtual. My live notes from Cindy Huggett’s @cindyhugg session at ASTD TK12.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


trackthisforme - A data-lovers dream, this site can track anything you want—from your mood, to how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll pop. Share a Story - Share your story or read others on this crowdsourced storytelling site. touristeye - Guidebooks are so 2001.

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E-Learning: A worldwide perspective

eLearning 24-7

Ukraine – debut: 2001. Here is why that rationale which many vendors tend to use or act: SaaS – if your system is in the cloud or you offer it in the cloud – and you have a web site – anyone from anywhere in the world can/most likely does visit your web site (depending on those they are interested in).

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


She received her MBA from Kellogg in 2001, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Marketing and Strategy. Royer is the founder of Interior Define, a Chicago-based e-commerce site for high-quality, high-design furniture, which he launched in 2012.

Geoff Stead – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


One of the earliest developers of Mobile Learning, he has been creating innovative mobile tools and techniques with educators across the globe since 2001. We developed an internal app store, to be one single catalogue of all mobile friendly sites and apps across our business. We are sharing what we know, and are learning on our free info site:

Is this thing on? Tips for measuring course effectiveness and return on investment

Obsidian Learning

Let’s look at an example of Level 4 evaluation for a course on servicing equipment at customer sites. 2001). New post Is this thing on? Tips for measuring course effectiveness and return on investment on Obsidian Learning. How do you know if a course is working?

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21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

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. Jane Hart maintains a tremendous resource of tools and technologies at her world-class Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies site.

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Debunking the Major Myth of Engagement

CLO Magazine

The global management consulting firm Hay Group found in 2001 that engaged employees were 43 percent more productive than employees who considered work “just a job.” From a business perspective, employee engagement is about productivity and outcomes.

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.

Emotional Business

Jay Cross

Since 2001, we have been at the fore of a new scientific movement to explore the roots of happy and compassionate individuals, strong social bonds, and altruistic behavior—the science of a meaningful life. The site is [link]. D R A F T.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

First appearing in 2001, the iPod series is now the most successful digital audio player in history with over 220 million worldwide sales at the time of writing. The first decade of the 21st Century was highly significant for personal learning.

A Commitment to Move

CLO Magazine

Born with severe bronchial asthma, Varma’s condition worsened as Accenture expanded its India footprint from 200 people in 2001 to an astounding 40,000 employees by 2008. Rahul Varma was dead for two minutes. Literally, dead.

Gen X + Gen Y: A Perfect Marriage?

CLO Magazine

Specifically, 30 percent of Gen Y and 33 percent of Gen X agreed that they were very worried about security on social network sites, while 50 percent of older boomers and 43 percent of seniors indicated they agreed. And, although Gen Y has experienced a lot of bad press, some have up to ten years of experience since they started entering the workplace in 2001, and 27 percent are already managers or executives.

Interview on


The initial development of eFront started at late 2001. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs


This site provides free resources to the eLearning development community, including news, job postings, and more. More than just a site about online learning, it is intended to demonstrate new directions in the field for practitioners and enthusiasts. Online Learning Update by Ray Schroeder The Online Learning Update blog has been published daily since early in 2001. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

Building Fourth-Dimension Leaders

CLO Magazine

In June 2001, Tropical Storm Allison laid waste to Houston. Journalists, politicians and academics question the effects of transforming densely settled urban and suburban areas into heavy industrial sites to produce natural gas. Fourth-dimension leaders articulate a company’s larger purpose, focus on organizational rather than personal success and embody brand promises such as social legitimacy and ethical responsibility.

Five Years later: A Review of Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's Why Minimal Guidance during Instruction Does Not Work

Big Dog, Little Dog

Will Thalheimer lists several papers on his site that raises several concerns about Cognitive Load Theory. Support for discovery learning is provided by a study in which students engaged in a course that incorporated some discovery learning exercises were tested, and their performance on questions related to topics learned through discovery learning was compared with their performance on questions related to topics learned in lecture ( Wilke, Straits, 2001 ).

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. Top 10 Learning Sites for __? 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.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Hold in one location or close proximity if multiple sites. Organisers to ensure smooth registration and wonderful memories that include site visits, local tours, unique cultural experience, great food, etc. After my participation in SITE, a University prof.