Video games as Good Teachers

Kapp Notes

Learning is most effective when the learner has an achievable, well-defined goal. Games induce players to create their own worlds, to participate in social activities, to form effective teams, to reason and to save lives [51]. 2003). 2003). 2003, May, 29). 2003, May, 28). Electronic Version] National Geographic News. 2003, May, 29). 2003, May, 29).

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Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Perhaps this is because older versions of PowerPoint (2003 or below) didn’t have as many graphic editing options as never versions (2007 or higher). However, newer versions add more abilities and previously hard-to-find options are more prominent. By Joseph Suarez.

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Creating a Natural, Engaging Conversation in Your Simulation or Game

Kapp Notes

Research indicates that a conversational style is much more effective for conveying content to learners than a more formal style. 2003) e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Performance Learning Productivity

A further 2010 study of manager development activities by Casebow and Ferguson at GoodPractice in Edinburgh, Scotland reported that informal chats with colleagues was both the most frequently used development activity and was also seen as the most effective by the majority of managers.

Introduction to PKM Workshop & FREE Webinar

Jane Hart

“PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.”. Harold Jarche is facilitating the next version of his very popular and successful online, social workshop throughout September, you can find out more about it and how to sign up here. PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server.

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Microsoft Word: Customize the Status Bar

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In Word 2003 (and earlier versions), grayed-out shortcuts line the status bar at the bottom of the screen.   Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

More specifically, it is a process for cost-effectively influencing human behavior and accomplishment. What are the costs, effects, and development times of each solution? This is an updated version of the BEM described by Roger Chevalier (2003). May/June 2003).

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Do I Have to Repeat "a" or "the" in a List?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here is the revised version, a simple list: You must order the lumber, the nails, the concrete and the sealant at the beginning of the project. This version of the sentence sounds really smooth, but now the implication is that you are ordering general supplies, whereas including the word the meant that you were ordering the specific lumber, etc.,     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? by Jennie Ruby.

Reusable Learning Object Methodology – A way to design blended learning


Well, multiple RLOs can be combined together using various tools, to create an effective learning course. There are many advantages to using reusable learning objects when developing your effective training program.

Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Although newer versions of Word (2007 and beyond) track and link moved text, you still have to first move, then edit the text to see any tracked changes within the moved text.   Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class.

How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Published in 2003, the study sought to determine the accuracy of previous research, which showed no significant difference in outcomes between blended learning and exclusively computer-based strategies. This is perhaps the most well-known version of blended learning.

3 Major E-learning Trends: Evolution of Self-paced Online Courses from 2005 to 2016

CommLab India

This helps a single version of an e-learning course to automatically align itself according to the screen size of the device from which the course is accessed. The way humans learn and develop has changed drastically; learners in 2016 are different to learners in 2005.

Writing & Grammar: Should I Put a Comma after But?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But the new Windows Phone 7 platform is easier to use than previous versions."     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class.

Profile of a modern learner in 2018 [infographic]


This new version was created with the latest insights in August 2018. According to Towards Maturity’s Bridging the Divide report , which has researched the movements of 43,000+ workplace learners since 2003, over half of people learn at the point of need. Meet the modern learner.

Is E-learning Implementation in Your Organization Smooth?

CommLab India

Note: The bold arrows indicate direct influence, while the dotted arrows indicate indirect influence (Mungania, 2003). Added to this, if employees are not motivated to improve their knowledge and skills as they do not understand the positive effect on their careers, resistance is imminent.

3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books


Sometimes referred to as “neurolearning” or its dastardly cousin “neuromarketing,” the study of the brain gives us insight into becoming more effective at what we do. And she would know: While teaching at Duke, she persuaded the university to give the entire freshman class of 2003 iPods.

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Writing & Grammar: Editing in the Cloud

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For this kind of review, each of your reviewers must have a compatible version of Word and have a basic knowledge of how to use Track Changes. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. You have a Word document and you need multiple people to review it and get back to you with changes.

What's really ready for prime time in corporate learning?


However, the organizer made a comment that stuck with me, to the effect of “to you it’s old, but to many it’s still new”. The outcomes are better effectiveness and efficiency. They’ve been on the radar since Google purchased Pyra back in 2003!

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

So, simplicity was there for the author, but at the cost of effective learner engagement. With the latest version of Digitec’s Knowledge Direct® learning management system, we’ve integrated Direct-to-WEB into the platform. To accommodate mobile learning, Direct-to-WEB detects the user’s browser or device and automatically delivers either Flash or an HTML5 version of the module. With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again.

Is there value in defining mobile learning and classifying mobile devices?

Janet Clarey

John: The phrase ‘mobile learning’ portrays it as a version of learning, the mobile version. When we started creating the mobile media in 2003 we noticed that mobile is used “when you happen have the time” and only for a short period of time.

How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates)

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a published version of my mock up. That would have a nice effect. You could also make smaller versions of the papers and use those as icons that link to sections in the course. I created one for PowerPoint 2007 and one for 2003.

Is learner motivation your responsibility?

Usable Learning

A lot of the conversation around gamification (for a heated throw down on the topic read the comments here ) is about the dubious and likely counterproductive effects of extrinsic rewards as motivators. Nov 21, 2003). 1338-1339, 2003.

The State of E-Learning in the Medical Device Industry


The essence of maintaining great health means that activity within the field needs to be reoccurring within the realms that support it, and so that this flow and means of learning can take place easily and effectively for the individuals who need it. Creating Effective Training Programs.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Are you cutting your teeth for a compelling and effective story-based e-learning approach? View the video "The Compliment" to discover the secrets of effective story-based e-learning. 2003] Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Dave led a day-long seminar on his version of complexity in San Francisco today. He also provides seven principles for effective mobile learning. This was in 2003! How Do You Learn to Write Effective Voice Scripts? YouTube has lots of versions of these fairy tales. I look forward to doing this each month as I always find that I missed some REALLY great content. October 2010 did not disappoint! Here is the best from this past month.

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

Big Dog, Little Dog

They do pay some respect to constructivism, such as: Higher aptitude students who chose highly structured approaches tended to like them but achieve at a lower level than with less structured versions. Am Biol Teacher 65: 491–502, 2003.

Kevin Bruny: Man of the People

CLO Magazine

For that, Chesterfield won the state’s version of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and a decade later, its total quality system served as the prototype for development of the nonprofit version of Baldrige. In 2003, he was appointed to the county’s newly created CLO position, and became director for the county’s Center for Organizational Excellence. Learning effectiveness is measured using the Kirkpatrick model.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

How to effectively architect information for your elearning course - Free as in Freedom , February 6, 2010 As Instructional Designers, its always a challenge to balance meaningful instruction with information. Indeed, Cheskin’s Davis Masten and Tim Plowman characterized digital ethnography as the next wave in understanding the consumer experience in a Design Management Journal article as early as 2003. The hardcopy version of Working Smarter costs $19.98.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

I used PowerPoint 2003 and just set the capture area on a blank slide. If you don’t have a tablePC, you can use a Wacom tablet to create the whiteboard effect. Adobe Photoshop Elements is also an option and less expensive than the full version. The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. December 17th, 2007. 30 comments. Most PowerPoint templates are designed for standard bullet point presentations.