2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of E-Learning-Updated for 2009. Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again). Here are my top posts via Google Analytics for 2009.(I'll So there are my most popular posts for 2009.

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Performance Learning Productivity

Alternatives to ILT events The Internet has not only changed the way we communicate but also our concept of 'freely available'. These turbulent economic times have not been kind to two of the large publishers of catalogues and journals - Reader's Digest and Learning Tree International.

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PDR Design Model Supports Shift to Learning Design in the Work Context

Living in Learning

Streamed audio likely came out of a decision that considered burning CDs as an alternative. Utilization and Tracking – Through Prepare and Deploy, we pretty much have tracking nailed. Unfortunately, we track activity, not results.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Friday, June 26, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Because (1) LMSs in corporations are primarily used to track stuff (IMHO) so until open source is truly able to slice and dice data (often custom reports) for executives they won't replace commercial LMSs. (2) I'm fairly certain that google analytics could crawl a moodle install and reveal some amazing tracking measurements. Cammy, I think you're on the right track.

Presenting in a networked age

Clark Quinn

Alternatively, they can be doing other things, like checking email, surfing the web, or other, unrelated, activities. The Learning Circuit’s Big Question this month has to do with the increasing prevalence of internet access during presentations. The context is that during presentations it’s certainly possible that your audience is multi-tasking, and the question is; what are the implications?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. I dont have the specifics and Ill try to track him down to find out more because the results were fascinating. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

If an approachable alternative is created for social learning. Moderator (Clark Quinn): @leslie, yes, one of the bennies of a digital environment is tracking behavior and having a record for dialog around performance (tho' requires a 'safe' culture for this).

Iterations in Agile Learning Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

Using agile methodologies or concepts allow the designers to test the learning platform up-front in order to ensure it is built upon a sound architecture by discovering the risks and alternatives involved during the planning stage, selecting valid learning objects , and then iterating them in a logical fashion. This is the seventh in a series of posts on Agile Learning Design: Post 1 - Agile Design: An Ethos for Creating Learning Platforms. Post 2 - Planning in Agile Learning Design.

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Will at Work Learning: Technology for Measuring Social Interactions. Can We Use This For Learning?

Work Learning

MIT researchers have developed a technology to track peoples social interactions, for example, at a conference. The system could track the number of interactions the store manager had with each employee, and the interactions the employees had with each other. Admittedly, quantity doesnt equate to quality, but by tracking such social contact, managers might get a start in thinking about increasing the number of "learning opportunities." View an alternate.

Apply Design Thinking to Story-based eLearning - Tip #180

Vignettes Learning

This is the time to generate ideas and “think outside the box” for alternative solutions to the problem/s. This helps you to stay on track and develop “stories with intention.” 22, 2009 David Kelley. Have you ever had an MRI or CT scan? How did you feel?

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. LMS and Learning Tracking Still Struggling While LMS solutions continue to get better, more powerful, more diverse, I continue to find myself searching for just the right solution for particular needs. I was also struggling for clients who needed very simple learning tracking but with some customizations.

10 Songs to Get You Ready for Nashville and the LUC 2015

Trivantis

Alternative duo The Black Keys relocated from their hometown of Akron, Ohio, to Nashville in 2010, and the band recorded its 2011 album, El Camino , there. Now she lives in Nashville and works on tracks for her band The Kills and does vocals for The Dead Weather.

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SCORM Implementation For Blackberry

Upside Learning

We used Google Gears API to store the tracking information of the user. Google Gears API provides ability to create database/tables which greatly simplify storing of tracking data. To sync tracking data back to online LMS, you can use normal browser based method or you can use JavaScript extension built in Java. Alternatively, you can use Eclipse to build the solution.

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Keynote Resources from #LUC2017

Kapp Notes

Games accommodate failure with multiple lives, second chances and alternative methods of success. 2009). 2009) Repeated testing improves long-term retention relative to repeated study: a randomized controlled trial.

Three Benefits of Quizzes in e-Learning

Mindflash

In a third study in 2009 , by giving learners a way to see their deficits, they will be more motivated to work on those deficits. One way to do this, besides just telling people, is to use alternative quiz types, like sequencing and labeling.

Is Inside Sales Training More Important Than Field Sales Training?

Mindflash

The number of Inside Sales departments is projected to grow from 800,000, in 2009 to over 2 million in 2013. A recent study of more than 600 companies noted that, for the first time, a majority 51 percent of firms now track the ROI of their marketing campaigns.

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Will at Work Learning: Neon Elephant Award 2007 to Sharon Shrock and Bill Coscarelli

Work Learning

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Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

My expectation is that I'll be doing more speaking in 2009 based on some new work. And if you are talking Reusable Learning Objects, Courseware Templates, Tracking Mechanisms, Content Management, etc. capabilities, with tracking being done behind the scenes. There's also more community platforms and other kinds of alternative solutions being discussed. In December 2006, I posted my challenges and predictions for 2007.

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Improve Quality of Life With Virtual Learning

CLO Magazine

In 2009, given the economic downturn, the group’s management began to experiment with alternatives to costly and time-consuming live meetings. Before 2009, employees working during the summer were required to attend live training, while those on layoff status were given catch-up training upon their return to work in the fall. Demonstrated success from 2009 through 2011 meant it could justify expanding the program’s scope and mission.

Data Driven

Tony Karrer

THE PROCESS AND MODEL At its simplest, the model is based on providing metrics that suggest possible tactical interventions, support the creation of action plans to improve the metrics and track the changes in the metrics so that performers can see their progress and continually improve.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

True, most of our partners and customers who launched mLearning initiatives in 2009 and after all seemed to be ramping up their efforts to include other divisions and geographies but pilots remained “the norm” for newer accounts. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Elearning on cellphones and PDAs is still pretty experimental and there are huge challenges with user progress tracking, content synchronisation and getting the instructional model right. For an area in which demand is so high, m-learning technical progress and standardisation seems painfully slow, particularly around issues like progress tracking and content synchronisation for PDA and cellphone.