Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

I am really excited about the Augmented and Alternate Reality games and decided to join the next session on ARGs. I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London. This was the second edition of the conference and had a decent 400+ delegate presence.

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ALTernate reality

Learning with e's

This year's Association for Learning Technologies Annual Conference alternated between highs and lows, controversy and comfort. ALT-C 2010 is history now. ALTernate reality by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

Outrageous alternatives

Learning with e's

What is the most outrageous alternative education scenario you could imagine? Are we running out of alternatives? Image source Outrageous alternatives by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: In this scenario, your working file must have a PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 file extension (.pptx,ppsx,pptm,ppsm Check back next week for an alternate method for extracting audio and images in PowerPoint. by AJ George.

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Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine

Kapp Notes

Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. They may call it a “learning portal&# or “training or knowledge portal&# or whatever.

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Alternatives for Dimdim

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Top 20 viral videos Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim On January 9, 2011, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart Now that Dimdim, the free web meeting/conferencing tool has been acquired by Salesforce and no new accounts are being accepted, I have been asked for suggestions for alternatives. Reply Tweets that mention Alternatives for Dimdim -- Topsy.com says: January 10, 2011 at 2:13 pm [.]

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. October 25, 2010 Open for use?

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 On December 22, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In this the second part of my Review of 2010 I am going to present my 10 favourite resources that I have posted on my Pick of the Day (JPOD) and Social Media for Working and Learning (SMWL) blogs this year. 

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?” - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2010 As a follow-up to my (successful?)

Personal Learning Environment 2010

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

More information on the course: In the last five years, the twin concepts of the personal learning environment (PLE) and personal learning network (PLN) have been offered as alternatives to more traditional environments such as the learning management system (LMS) and institutionally-based courses.

Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again)

Kapp Notes

Here is a companion post to two previous posts on the topic: Alternatives to Second Life Alternatives to Second Life Continued If you know of more, please feel free to add in the comments section.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 On December 29, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart At the end of 2008 and 2009 I produced a list of my favourite 100 articles during the year. 

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging On December 28, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart During 2010 I used my two blogs (Jane's Pick of the Day and Social Media for Working and Learning ) to reflect on the impact of social media on learning,  the changing shape of workplace learning, as well as my own use of social media for professional use. 

DevLearn Alternate Reality Game Launched Today

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The Dr. StrangeLearn Lab is open, and looking for new lab assistants. Check out www.drstrangelearn.com to join in the process of learning while you're having fun. Amplify’d from www.youtube.com See more at www.youtube.com See this Amp at [link

Great Introduction to Alternate Reality Games

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The best part is that while these are fun to play they also have a purpose as "Instructional Alternate Reality Games". BTW - I started the LabRats team and we are currently NOT winning) Amplify’d from socialmediatrader.com The simplest explanation of Alternate Reality Games (ARG) is that a story is fragmented over multiple locations (both real and virtual) and a community of players then work to piece the story back together.

Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 01/15/2010

Experiencing eLearning

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation, Version 2.0

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After posting the first article, PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation , I got a tip from one of our readers, Konrad Schroth , for an alternate way to create a spinning animation. by AJ George.

Dr. Strangelearn - Instructional Alternate Reality Game at DevLearn

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Here is video #2 from Dr. Strangelearn. If you are playing the game watch the entire video to get your next clue If you aren't sure what this is all about then check out www.drstrangelearn.com and follow the twitter hashtag #dl10arg. It's not just a game, its a learning environment.

My iPhone Apps for Learning Solution 2010 -

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Are you going to Learning Solutions 2010 in Orlando this month? Sure there are alternatives, but I just need to know how to get from where I am to where I need to be. Well, that’s page one of my iPhone for Learning Solutions 2010. Do you have an iPhone/iTouch?

Alternate Reporting – How to post results from SWFs launched locally

Adobe Captivate

When this happens Alternate Reporting will not be able perform the necessary task. When an Adobe Captivate SWF is distributed to clients to be launched locally on the client machine using the browser or standalone Flash player, there are chances of the SWF being launched from an untrusted location. This is because of Flash Player’s [.]. How do I

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

So what’s the alternative? A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring.

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Why we need conferences

Clive on Learning

But having spent some time now immersed in The Power of Pull by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison (2010), I'm convinced that conferences will have an important role to play for years to come. There's simply no alternative to putting yourself about.

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Photoshop isn't exactly the easiest software to master (nor is it the cheapest), so let's look at some free (or readily accessible) and easy alternatives for editing images for your eLearning. You don't need to have Microsoft Office 2010 to remove stock image backgrounds.

Is game based eLearning on the verge of an epic win? Jane McGonigal’s Latest Alternate Reality Games Suggest So

Adobe Captivate

Among the most impressive innovators I’ve encountered in 2010 is Jane McGonigal. As social networking, games and education converge great minds continue to explore the potential of gameplay to encourage and enhance learning. McGonigal’s online games have genuinely carved open a wonderful new pathway to human evolution via games. McGonigal’s ideas seem radical at first [.]. Whats new

Adobe Captivate: Analyze and Chart Quiz Data Without an LMS, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel Last week I wrote about how Adobe Captivate 5 offers an alternate reporting method for posting quiz data instead of an expensive LMS: Acrobat.com and the free Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer. This week, let's investigate a second alternative reporting method.

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ASTD TechKnowledge Learning in 3D Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the resources for the Learning in 3D presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010. Here are the slides. Learning in 3D View more presentations from kkapp.

Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

Sun Microsystems has conjured up two, Dawn of the Shadow Specters and Rise of the Shadow Specters, which take place in an alternate universe called Solaris, colonized by a race of people who happen to reflect the company’s values.

Five 3D Environments on Your 2D Laptop

Kapp Notes

Here are five products on the market today that allow you to escape the 2D environment of your laptop and add a third dimension to your file structure, navigation and functionality. 3D interfaces are starting to appear everywhere for your laptop, iPad or other portable computing devices.

Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

How do we make people realize it is ok to ask for help, to not know, to learn, to feel like an expert at one point and like a novice at another, to alternate between being a teacher and a learner? This started with a conversation on Facebook, that went to Buzz and came back to FB again.

Why does everyone hate role plays?

Clive on Learning

Are there are other alternatives In the past when I have heard groups express their dislike (if not complete hatred) of role plays, I have been sceptical that this opinion was in some way swayed by the bad experiences of the group in question - they had clearly in some past existence been badly bitten during or as a result of a role play exercise. However, I believe I have now heard the same opinion expressed by enough groups consistently enough for this to be regarded as a valid sample.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications

Upside Learning

While developing these applications we considered many alternative tools & technologies to develop such applications for learning. We have been experimenting with development of Augmented Reality [AR] applications for some time now.

Army Discovers the Weapon to Kill PowerPoint Briefings…Video Games

Kapp Notes

So, the cries to get rid of PowerPoint sound all well and good but what is the alternative? Recently, there has been a lot of calls for the death of PowerPoint especially from the US Army.