Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging.

Training Day Blog: Virtual Surgery

Kapp Notes

This week over at the TrainingDay blog , my post is called Surgery Anyone? Virtual Surgery That Is. Stop by the site and leave a comment, you could win a free book. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

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My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

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Session on Blogging

Kapp Notes

Hey Check out one of the blogs created by an attendee called Superduperfun Blog __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideCurrently I am in a session teaching Training Conference attendees about blog.much fun is being had by all.

1 Million Views. Thank You!

Experiencing eLearning

Today, I reached a milestone in my blog: 1 million total views. It’s taken me over 8 years to reach this milestone, and I’m hardly the most-viewed blog in our field. For those out there struggling with low traffic on a new blog, don’t give up hope!

eLearning Tools - Wikis, Blogs and More

Tony Karrer

Found via Donald Clark - Business Week article - The Wiki Workplace that discusses use of Wikis and Blogs and particularly their use. Wikis, blogs, and other tools will arrive in the workplace whether companies are ready or not, as younger employees tend to develop their own self-organized networks that cut across traditional corporate divisions. Geek Squad is a case in point.

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Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes)

Tony Karrer

My article in Training + Development Magazine was just published - Learning and Networking with a Blog. So here are two associated pieces of content that are the article's "deleted scenes": Getting Started with Blogging Probably the first step in blogging is learning about blogging for yourself before you try to use it for your organization. ” You can find a somewhat tongue-in-cheek summary - Top Ten Reasons to Blog and Not to Blog.

Book Related Developments

Kapp Notes

As Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning nears it release day of April 14, 2007. First, Training Consultant Steve Woodruff's on his blog Impactiviti has done a nice and thoughtful review of the book (scroll down to see it.)

Out and About: Presentation at ASTD Mid-NJ Chapter

Kapp Notes

It would be great to have you contribute to this blog. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideHere is a picture of the great folks from the ASTD Mid-NJ chapter. The photo is taken from the presenter's perspective.

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Get People Moving.have them play a Video Game

Kapp Notes

Also see the blog posting Senior Citizens Going Nuts for Nintendo Wii Be careful though, all this extra exercise might lead to some aches and pains and sports injuries. One of the main complaints about video games are that they encourage obesity and inactivity.that's not always the case.

Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog

Tony Karrer

Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. Blogging -- It's Good for You. But I may have used them slightly out of context. :) Oh, and finally, to all of you who commented or put up blog posts already, if I didn't happen to quote you out of context, I apologize. Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Blog 10. What can you know about a professional who doesn't blog his or her work?

Email is Sooo 1990s

Kapp Notes

This week on the TrainingDay blog , I have written about how email is now "snail mail" since the gamers want to have information via text messages as opposed to email which takes too long. You can read the posted called Email is Antiquated. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

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Shooting Educational/Instructional Videos

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources: Shooting Good Video Tips Tips and Tricks For Working With Your “Talent” (Professional or Not) On Your Next Video Shoot The Digital Media Dude (great resource) Australia's Funniest Home Videos (an unlikily but good source of information) A Veteran Videographer's Advice on Shooting Video for the Web from Tom Werner's blog where he took fantastic notes from vetern photographer Phil Pendry. Currently, I am involved in creating an educational corporate video.

Disastrous E-Learning Might Be Good

Kapp Notes

This week over at TrainingDay blog , my post is titled Disastrous E-Learning Might Be Good When you consider how to change the behavior of learners, you might want to take a page from the Hollywood disaster movies and add that flair to your e-learning.

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Design: New Environments, New Challenges

Kapp Notes

See my post: New Environments, New Challenges at the TrainingDay Blog. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideHow are workplace learning professionals going to react to online learning environments, are we going to be on the cutting edge or play catch up.

Design Day and the ASTD Big Question for July

Kapp Notes

I left a comment on Tony Karrer's blog about creating a "Design Day" so that everyone in the blogosphere adds a comment about the importance of instructional design as opposed to focusing on technology. Around the same time, the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog had the July "Big Question" which was "Choosing Tools" which is actually a series of questions: How does the eLearning design process need to change to accommodate such a wide variety of tools?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It.

Wake Up Karl, the Meme has you.Again

Kapp Notes

First, the Rules: 1) Post these rules before you give your facts 2) List 8 random facts about yourself 3) At the end of your post, choose (tag) 8 people and list their names, linking to them 4) Leave a comment on their blog, letting them know they've been tagged Now, in the spirit of this meme, here are the other three. Christy Tucker over at Experiencing E-learning has tagged me for another meme. First I will refer to the last meme in which I was tagged for 5 exciting facts about me.

Implementation: Evaluating Collaboration

Kapp Notes

According to many sources, less than 1% of the people who visit blogs or wikis actually contribute or collaborate with the author of the wiki or blog. One of the goals of Web 2.0 and other technologies is to foster collaboration. But, there seems to be an issue with how many people actually collaborate. This is called the 1% rule.

Design: Level One E-Learning Questions

Kapp Notes

Please feel free to add some of those questions as a comment to this blog or write a posting on your own blog and I'll link. Rarely are e-learning courses evaluated at the reaction level (level 1). The level that provides face validity to the content and measures customer satisfaction. I have created a short list of questions related to level 1 e-learning evaluations but would really like some input on other questions that might be appropriate at the end of an e-learning class.

The Rapid eLearning Blog » Go Beyond Information Sharing – 5 Ways Your E-learning Courses Can Create Understanding

Rapid eLearning

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. · ROI and Analytics · Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. I did a quick search for resources and here's what I found. I thought it would be worth posting this list here.

The Rapid eLearning Blog » Your E-Learning Success Depends on These 7 Questions

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid eLearning Blog » How To Get Your Learners to Remember More

Rapid eLearning

Achievement Unlocked: A Powered-Up Understanding of Gamification

InSync Training

Gamification 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsBack in 2010—right as I was beginning my career transition into instructional design—games emerged as the educational topic du jour.

Blogging Gordon

Clive on Learning

Although this blog is not the right place to express my political opinions, I must confess to having warm feelings for Gordon. Well he does have a blog (albeit a hoax!), A warm welcome and very best wishes to Gordon Brown, the UK's new Prime Minister.

Blog Maintenance

Tony Karrer

I apologize, but I'm doing a little blog maintenance and so there are going to be some posts coming by that are made to organize my blog a bit better

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit I want to incorporate a reading list for the next level of the 30-minute masters (taking a crash course in Instructional Design). 11:55 PM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer?

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My top 5 posts of 2014

Learning with e's

I started blogging back in 2007 to capture my thoughts and make them more concrete. It''s a case of ''now go and blog about this'', to encourage them to reflect on what they have learnt before the articulate it. 2014 blogging education learning

Blog Book Tour Begins

Kapp Notes

Today is the beginning of a 14 stop blog book tour. During the Blog Book tour, I will be not be posting on Kapp Notes , instead, I will be posting on the the blogs which are listed below. Below are the tour dates and "stop" locations.

Blogging Challenges

Tony Karrer

In it, Angela tells us about how she "fell behind" in her blogging and then found she had trouble "catching up". It's ok to have time off from your blog, it will hurt readership and hurts conversation a bit, but that happens to pretty much everyone. Take a look at Wendy's blog - In the Middle of the Curve. Maybe you can't do as much with your blog, but still capture what's inspiring you I just saw a post by a relatively new blogger - I'm Back. and What Happened?

Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….

Allison Rossett

Retired VADM Pat Tracey expressed dissatisfaction with the status quo at a Navy Learning Strategies Consortium in 2007: “ Sending our people to residence programs is not compatible with our urgent needs in the field and our human capital strategy….” That was then. Blog posting Analysis evaluation instructional design performance performance consulting professional development trends

Blog Maintenance

Tony Karrer

Sorry, I'm going to do some minor maintenance. Next few posts will be primarily for clean-up

Blogging a Conference

Tony Karrer

I just saw a blog that appears to have been created solely as a means to interact, capture thoughts and ideas during the Brandon Hall Innovations conference. It's a great way for folks not at the conference to have a sense of what's going on there. And, I bet it is a fantastic learning and networking experience for the blogger. Kudos to the BH folks for encouraging this even if there were issues