eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 - Upside Learning Blog

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As we knock on 2010’s doors, it’s a good time to look at what we did on this blog in 2009. We started this blog in March 2009 and in its 10 month existence has more than a 100 posts. Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009. Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. Advanced features for character creation and animation, and special (CG) effects and dynamics, help to display realistic environments, situations, and actions. Adobe After Effects: This sophisticated desktop/broadcast video editing tool has useful features like compositing, lighting adjustments, etc. Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools.

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Outsourcing: Satisfaction Is Up, Spending Is Down

CLO Magazine

Effective training programs transfer knowledge and skills to employees, customers and partners, help retain employees, and ultimately improve speed to proficiency for everyone. The decision to outsource rests often on the training quality, subject matter expertise and industry knowledge.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. However, during 2009, I had a bit of an aha moment.

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Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. Advanced features for character creation and animation, and special (CG) effects and dynamics, help to display realistic environments, situations, and actions. Adobe After Effects: This sophisticated desktop/broadcast video editing tool has useful features like compositing, lighting adjustments, etc. Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools.

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CLO Summit Comes To India

Upside Learning

How can organizational learning, positively impact the business and proactively propel change in business strategy or ensure its effective implementation, instead of just reacting to it? Upside Learning is happy to be associated with the inaugural CLO Summit India.

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Learning Management: What does a Training Company need an LMS for?

Upside Learning

Such an offering is not purely driven by a cost-saving strategy on the customer’s part, but is also due to the growing acceptance of eLearning as an effective way of delivering training. Tags: Learning Technology Training Companies Training Outsourcing eLearning Business LMS OnDemand Ready to go Training Company Training companies the world over are changing the way they operate and the services they offer customers.

Learning Management: What does a Training Company need an LMS for?

Upside Learning

Such an offering is not purely driven by a cost-saving strategy on the customer’s part, but is also due to the growing acceptance of eLearning as an effective way of delivering training. Tags: Learning Technology Training Companies Training Outsourcing eLearning Business LMS OnDemand Ready to go Training Company Training companies the world over are changing the way they operate and the services they offer customers.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Effectiveness – Jay Cross. Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Networks reduce transfer costs to zero, enabling companies to focus on what they do best while outsourcing what others can do better. Informal Learning 2.0. Jay Cross.

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

Learning Visions

Friday, June 26, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I am also going to say no as Open Source LMS's are not "essentially free", they need a technical support team at hand and this expense can be offset by outsourced managed services for LCMS's that need little or no technical knowledge. Just build something simple and effective for, say, a particular program that's a good match for open source L(C)MS feature set.

Update on Future of Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

If nothing else, seeing the Intuit case study to think through and discuss outsourcing to your customers and rethinking return on training investment. So, please help: How can I effectively explain that training might be a mature or declining industry and still keep folks listening?

Crowdsourcing in the Small

Tony Karrer

And I believe that the Tilde Effect is full force here. On Wikipedia, which is pretty indicative of other definitions, crowdsourcing is defined as - Crowdsourcing is a neologism for the act of taking a task traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people or community in the form of an open call.

50 Practical Tips & Tricks to Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning is all about creating the tools for you to build effective courses without having to be a programmer. However, to build an effective course required access to a programmer or the money to outsource it.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

During the week of November 9th, 2009 I attended two conferences in San Jose. Use sparingly for effect. • @rebecka7: I keep hearing over & over again…get your course/training RIGHT ENOUGH for your deadline and then improve. • [link] Articulate showcases. Q “what’s the bottom-line most effective way to utilise 2.0 Too small to rely on student ratings… to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of the training. what is more effective learning?

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

KM World 2009 is next week. This presentation is both a case study and “how to” session including a look at tools and procedures necessary to develop an internal wiki, lessons learned, and tips for creating an effective, efficient, and inexpensive knowledge management solution.

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LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Moderator (Harold Jarche): Intuit has outsourced ALL of its learning design & development to its customers. They are one central team but the bu funds the communicator for their group and that communicator is part of that bu's efforts - it's been really effective if you can make it happen.

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Do what you do best & outsource the rest. · Most companies should outsource development, delivery, and maintenance of training. customer obsession. · Effective training focuses on the learner, is learner-centric, and obsesses on learners. Network bandwidth growth will be multiplied, in effect, by sophisticated compression algorithms and hardware that will make rich media streams fit into available channels. The Information Era has arrived.

Learning in times of economic meltdown

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Specialty areas, for example language learning, will be outsourced. outsourcing the learning department to some extent might be a possibility. At Online Educa Berlin last month, I hosted a small discussion on Learning in Times of Economic Meltdown.

Starting E-learning? Get Your Implementation Strategy Right

CommLab India

Compare the existing training practices and e-learning in terms of cost, effectiveness, and ROI. Instead, you can outsource your e-learning development to a vendor. Even if you are outsourcing, do not start with a big course.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Games deliver lots of actionable data to measure effectiveness, both individually and through group learning, showing gaps and areas to optimize for a continuous cycle of improvement. How using templates can increase your effectiveness. How to write effective RFPs.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

Investments in training and development continue to grow after notable declines in 2009. Budgets, which declined in 2008 and 2009 in reaction to the global financial crisis, have grown each year since.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Selective outsourcing continues to grow while comprehensive outsourcing will become less popular. 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."

Pulling Back the Curtain on L&D’s Myths

CLO Magazine

The team had identified a program that seemed effective for its leadership development needs. Lucas said at this point learning leaders must keep probing if they want to be effective. When you outsource that, it just doesn’t become authentic.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

Or is it substituted by other tools (how effective?)(web How simple and effective is that eyebrow raise? And how effective is that substitution? Since the past decade there has been increase in outsourcing of jobs to different off-shore locations.

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First Data Corp.’s David Kuhl: Crowdsourcing Development

CLO Magazine

After a decade-long stint as an in-house attorney working on mergers and acquisitions, human resource outsourcing, compensation and employee relations at UnitedHealth Group, the parent company of the single-largest health care carrier in the U.S.,

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

Learning Visions

I tried to make more effective use of audio. If they were an info services company, Id focus on how we land and manage the Acme Rubber Duck outsourcing business. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Abhijit Bhaduri: An Unconventional Leader

CLO Magazine

a global IT, consulting and outsourcing company headquartered in Bangalore, India, with 145,000 employees in 54 countries, is an adviser on social media usage for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in India and one of the top 10 HR influencers on social media according to SHRM India. where he led HR as the company was looking to expand operations in India sales, Bhaduri joined Wipro in October 2009. Wipro Ltd.’s

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Sometimes that means using technology solutions, where I need to know both what technology will be effective and how to implement it. We can talk about the training-wheel versus guard-rail effect.)

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

True, accessing mobile learning content via a device’s embedded web browser is an effective and useful delivery modality but the experience is generally watered down to what works at the lowest common denominator level. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!