First eLearning?

Clark Quinn

Which, if it’s done well, includes several different tools, lots of ID, a whiff of interface design, some experience prototyping different types of interactions (sync, games, etc), and one major project with project planning, prototyping, testing, and production. Regardless, I’d recommend Clive Shepherd’s 30 60 minute Master’s (NB: you have to open an account), my own 7 Step Program (PDF) on the reading side. For production, there are lots of tools out there.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

15 37% On-Boarding process / Corporate Information 11 27% Online Reference / Glossary 10 24% Product Information / Training 9 22% Other 8 20% Supporting Meetings, Conference Rooms, Phone Numbers, Facilitation Assignment, agenda, etc. Even Thomas Davenport, author of Thinking for a Living, has blasted these tools: blogs have detracted from productivity, not increased it. Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications.

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Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

Following is a rundown of the major new features of Adobe Captivate ‘next’ (4) and the Adobe eLearning Suite as demonstrated at the Adobe Learning Summit by RJ Jacquez, Senior Product Evangelist at Adobe. This is an extremely exiting feature that is bound to be a significant productivity enhancement for those working in teams. Export to pdf Acrobat Pro 9 has introduced a new feature that allows developers to embed Flash swf files inside pdf files.

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Three tiers in the content pyramid

Clive on Learning

The form may be a simple interactive tutorial, a short video, a podcast, a screen capture movie, a PowerPoint or a PDF. They all serve different purposes and, as a result, adopt different production values.

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Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning - From the ASTD International Conference

Vignettes Learning

Please download the PDF version of the PowerPoint. Inventory and map your environment – on page 27 of the PDF , there are four dimensions of Social and Collaborative Learning; we need to understand where we are and design a strategy. See the checklist at the end of the PDF.

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Using Metrics That Matter

eLearning Weekly

This is where we get into Kirkpatrick’s levels of evaluation , the Success Case Evaluation Method (PDF) , and other classification systems. Over the past few months, I’ve been researching a product from KnowledgeAdvisors called Metrics That Matter® To put it simply, Metrics That Matter (from here on, MTM) is a system that integrates with your LMS to automate the evaluation process for training events. MTM Product Sheet (PDF

Open Source E-learning Development 2: Image Manipulation

The E-Learning Curve

I’ve had some queries about my forthcoming article, wherein I will revisit themes I addressed in my 2008 post Recession and the challenge to e-learning. It is often used as a “software replacement” (Paul, 2008) for Adobe Photoshop. 2008).

5 Commandments for the Modern eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

Learners get to focus on the material or the task at hand—not on the interface, not on how to download a PDF, and definitely not on how the system works. Popular designers too would argue that their seemingly perfect product comes after several revisions.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. Each one is available today on the Internet for free and these types of products are gaining mass in the global market. The whole premise of this product began for two reasons.


The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. to work with the way that people use devices today (for example, mobile wasn’t a significant technology in 2008, when WCAG 2.0

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. to work with the way that people use devices today (for example, mobile wasn’t a significant technology in 2008, when WCAG 2.0

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

Radicati Group /pdf). 900 Billion/year: cost of lowered employee productivity and reduced innovation from information overload. Anderson, 2008.). Big data: Harnessing a game-changing asset (pdf). Making Sense of Big Data , Technology Forecast from PWC (pdf), 2010.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

In 2008, I talked about how there would be "Continued Scattered Examples and Disappointment" In 2009, I said we would see "Mobile Learning Niche Growth." Production of content into eLearning is becoming much more of a commodity.

E-Learning, the Cathedral and the Bazaar: Courseware Development Approaches

The E-Learning Curve

In Raymond's view, most well-known OSS products including Linux, Apache, and the GNU Compiler Collection align with the Bazaar model. pdf [Accessed 21st April 2008] --. or Top-down versus Bottom-up approaches to content design.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)


It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Karl: Gamification, as a term, has only been around for about five years (2008), and so I think the entire “gamification” concept is still an emerging trend with its best days still ahead. Gamification in one way or another will be pervasive in learning and productivity software.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services. Working With Online Learning Communities - Blogger in Middle-earth , April 1, 2009 This article was first published on Futurelab in January 2008. The Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies was released by MIT Press in 2008, it covers 485 pages and the book is edited by James E. Coming back after a week of being mostly disconnected I'm woefully behind on email and even more so on my reading.

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Twelve national Toyota training entities were trying to offer relevant and timely product information to roughly 17,000 sales professionals and managers. Over one billion people in emerging markets will never access the Internet using a PC,” said Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen in September 2008.

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Which reminded me of an old post of mine from 2008: Essential Reading for Instructional Design. Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning - Kapp Notes , August 16, 2010 Here are 4 software products that allow you to add an avatar to your elearning courses. 21st Century L&D Skills - Performance Learning Productivity , August 8, 2010 I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Study Methodology: Studied Adobe customer base -- how using the product and how they might like to be using it. Example: On-Demand architecture create content in smaller chunks leverage it across delivery formats chats, PDF, etc. People have an expectation to produce content more quickly -- this drives productivity. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.