Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out. Other Lists of Alternatives to Second Life and more 3D worlds to explore can be found at the links below: More alternatives to Second Life.

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

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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.

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.

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.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

There is an alternative though. Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available.

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

But there are many alternatives that are being deployed in a variety of applications. Virtual immersive environments come in all shapes and sizes even though many people tend to only think of Second Life when they think of virtual worlds.

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.

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.

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

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.

PowerPoint 2010: I Installed Lion and Now My Shortcuts Don't Work!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I do a lot of work in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 on the Mac by using Parallels. Alternately, you could double-click each shortcut and hold down new keys to reset the keyboard shortcut to something that won't interfere with PowerPoint's shortcuts. by AJ George.

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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.

Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

The baiters are mostly alternate technology lovers and who will hate pretty much anything that Apple develops; simply because of Apple’s “captive/lock-in users&# business model. The iPad is here. After all the hype, which it didn’t quite live up to, there was a lot of commentary web-wide on whether it’s suitable for elearning, or a specific type of learning. Here at Upside our camp is divided, there are iPad lovers and there are iPad baiters.

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Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning

Rapid eLearning

So you want to balance it with good design and probably look at giving the learner alternative (or a more traditional means) of getting information. Enter the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards. At the recent ASTD conference, I was asked how to create engaging elearning.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! Hide and reveal background fill and an alternative example using T agxedo. Create a torn image effect and an alternative approach.

Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

The TTS vendors learned two things from the voice-talent pricing model: The price level – Because of their perceived lower voice quality, TTS voices need to be priced much lower than their real counterparts to be an attractive alternative The TTS voice price need to be fixed according to the value of its use to the customer. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me.

Nuts and Bolts: How to Evaluate e-Learning by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Here are two alternatives that may be far more practical. Evaluation is something that every instructional designer talks about, but few actually do. This may be because designers only know about the Kirkpatrick “Levels.”

Reporting the Quiz Results to a local server

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 5 comes with an all new reporting workflow, being highlighted as Alternate Reporting, which enables its users to store and track their course results using their own servers and database. Alternate Reporting allows the users to integrate their content with their own webservers.

Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Consider alternative instructional strategies, like adding social media technologies and informal approaches. Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. Or maybe you just received a fax from a course sponsor and revisions are scribbled on every page. Suddenly your de-motivation button is triggered and you can’t seem to shake it off. You start to wonder why you’re doing this in the first place.

24 Screencasts About Camtasia in 24 Hours. Starts Now!

Visual Lounge

6:00 am:Aspect Ratios and alternate Dimensions - Conan Heiselt, Instructional Designer. Here we go! It's time to kick off our marathon of 24 Screencasts about Camtasia in 24 hours! Tune in live here. We will also have a chat room going in there as well.

Fair measures

Learning with e's

There's an alternative. Many forms of assessment have been tried in schools.

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 [.]

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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?)

mLearning Demand Is Growing

Upside Learning

The use of mobiles and other related digital media as an alternative source of information is increasingly gaining ground in the learning environment. The Horizon Report 2010 on Mobile Computing also points out some interesting trends that will alter the way we live and learn.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The problem with that method is that it only works on files created in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. This week I will show you an alternate way to do this in both PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Here is a workaround for saving your presentation as an HTML file in PowerPoint 2010.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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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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.

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

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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?

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010.

Rethinking e-Learning by Clark N. Quinn

Learning Solutions Magazine

Advances in technology have provided new capabilities for learning, while spaced practice, social learning, meta-learning, and distributed cognition have given us alternative ways to support learning. The combination allows us to envision and deliver a richer learning experience that leads to persistent change in abilities – and persistent change in ability to do is our actual goal. Management Strategies Mobile Social Media

The Future of Open Source CMSs like Joomla in eLearning

OpenSesame

The integration between content management systems (CMS) and learning management systems (LMS) and use of popular open source CMS as an alternative to complex LMS is a hot topic.