Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. Two of this year’s articles primarily address analysis. Three more articles focus on specific components of those models: 6 Techniques that Stimulate Recall in eLearning 7 Techniques to Capture Attention in eLearning Start and End eLearning Courses with Methods That Facilitate Learning. By Shelley A. Gable.

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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?

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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?)

Learning and Development Articles of Interest

Kapp Notes

Recently a colleague of mine and an alumni of Bloomsburg University's Instructional Technology program both had articles published. First, Brian Miller who blogs at eLearning Rebel and has his own company called Learning Min d wrote an article for Learning Solutions Magazine called Overcoming Obstacles To Avoid “Shovelware” E-Learning Strategies The article requires you to Subscribe or log in to read the full article.

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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.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. How to support informal learning - Informal Learning , July 12, 2010 Interview.

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63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , November 1, 2010I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. Questions I’m no Longer Asking - elearnspace , November 2, 2010I strive to strike a reasonable balance between reading blogs, books, and peer-reviewed articles. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009.

E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

This is a free webinar that will cover a specific topic each month – the debut session is October 14th, 2010 at 4 p.m. Free Blog Articles to Download, Print & Share. Below are the PDF versions of some of the articles, with more to come soon. Some are a collection of articles with updates. The files will work for those who are visually impaired and use programs that read pdfs beyond the standard ones. LMS Top 10 Forecast and Trends 2010 (885.7kb).

UpsideLMS Is One Of The Five Emerging Learning Managements To Watch!

Upside Learning

I am pleased to share that our flagship and award-winning Learning Management System, UpsideLMS , has been named as one of the “Five Emerging Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to Watch&# by Brandon Hall, chairman of Brandon Hall Research in Chief Learning Officer magazine’s July 2010 edition. The theme of the article is summarized in the initial paragraph copied below: “New learning management systems arrive on the scene almost daily.

Weekly Bookmarks (4/4/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Especially interesting were the comparisons of word clouds from descriptions of graduate programs in ID with word clouds from ID job descriptions. A List Apart: Articles: Contrast is King. Custom E-Learning Training & LMS Solutions Kineo – New Skills for Instructional Designers. Slides from a presentation on ID skills, specifically at the intersection of instructional design and IT.

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Writing & Grammar Workshop: Converting Empty Phrases to Gold

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Strangely, these wordy phrases tend to pop up in the first sentence of an article or training document, right where you need to be grabbing the reader's attention and holding it.   I think this occurs because as writers, we are just warming up to our topic and have not figured out, as of yet, why our topic is important , how it relates to the reader's needs, or exactly what our article is concerning. by Jennie Ruby.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE).

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices by Paul on November 24, 2010 in mobile learning , social learning In an article she wrote for Training Magazine in June 2009 called Best Buy’s New Role , Terah Shelton explores Best Buy’s then-new Results-Oriented Learning Environment (ROLE).

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20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

Recently Newsweek ran an article titled Educating Elite Hackers. In the article, the stated that "the number of elite cybersecurity experts needed to protect and traffic this area for the government and the private sector is dangerously inadequate" and estimated that only about 1,000 elite hackers exist in US and that 20,000 are actually needed. The article gives an example: In a cybersecurity simulation (called "Netwars"), the 240 contestants were required to hack into 12 servers.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager.

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35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

March 15, 2010 to March 31, 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. 10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions - The eLearning Coach , March 18, 2010 This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. PKM in a nutshell , March 22, 2010. March 15, 2010.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In last week's article , I pitted dynamic images and static images against each other and made the generalization that images work best when there is a blend of both static and dynamic. Using the Program of Systematic Evaluation , Francis Dwyer of Penn State University found that more complex images caused viewers to over-analyze the image and focus on unintended parts of the image. by AJ George.

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Evaluation Reinforces Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

coaching, Web-based programs, mentoring, internships), when done well, enhances learning. A New York Times article by Benedict Carey that I cited in my recent blog post about learning styles, also addresses the value of causing the brain to re-examine content that had been learned but then forgotten. Evaluation of training and other learning interventions (e.g.,

E-Learning vs. In-Person: A False Dichotomy

The Performance Improvement Blog

The April 19 th issue of eLearning Guild’s Insider Newsletter has an article titled,  The True Value of Online Training, which has a link to a whitepaper titled, How to Promote the Value of Online Training Within Your Organization. Although this is obviously a marketing piece to promote Citrix Online’s GoToMeeting Corporate product and does have some useful suggestions for selling Web-based programs internally, it sets up a false dichotomy: online vs. in-person.

Acrobat: Portable Indeed!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mankin In my last article I wrote about how my Blackberry was able to open and show a PDF file--much to my delight! If you use an Android, you may want to keep your eyes open for Adobe AIR on your device now that the Developer Prerelease program is underway). by David R. And now Adobe has released a version of Adobe Reader for Android -based devices. Keep in mind that Reader can be installed only if your phone runs Android 2.1

More Management Lessons From Nonprofits

The Performance Improvement Blog

Lublin says more about this in an article for The Huffington Post. Well run non-profits do not waste anything; they keep operating expenses at a minimum and apply most of every dollar to programs and services. In my last post I wrote about Nancy Lublin’s new book, Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business , and her notion that for-profit companies have much to learn from well-managed nonprofits.

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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

In my articles Online courses must die! For example, if the learner is struggling with a Java programming problem, they can look up a Java expert in the system and send them a direct message. and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration.

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Develop Yourself in Addition to Training

Integrated Learnings

Even if the topic of a local program isn’t right up your alley, the conversations you have with industry peers can be a helpful source of ideas. Get links to recent articles from training professionals and organizations on Twitter. An RSS feed posts headlines and short summaries of articles from several blogs on a single page, so you can easily skim headlines like you would in a magazine. By Shelley A. Gable.

BP, Jurassic Park, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

The Performance Improvement Blog

These hardware and software systems are the guts of financial markets, energy exploration, space exploration, air travel, defense programs and modern production plants. Stephen Haines , in an article in the March/April issue of Training Magazine, likens this to trying to solve the Rubik’s Cube by arranging one color on one side and then moving on to arrange the next color.

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Ukrainian visit The mission of EasyGenerator according to Kasper Spiro › November 24, 2010 The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about starting up my work as CEO for EasyGenerator.

Building learning organizations require a paradigm shift!

ID Reflections

The above is an excerpt from the article Selling Up, Selling Down by Bob Mosher. This article reminded me of Harold Jarche 's post, You need the right lever to move an organization. He summarizes Klaus Wittkuhn article on Performance Improvement and writes: A key concept in the article is that you cannot engineer human performance. We are in the performance business , not the knowledge -gain business.

The Advantages of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I came across this article and thought it listed some nice advantages of eLearning. The mission of corporate eLearning is to supply the workforce with an up-to-date and cost-effective program that yields motivated, skilled, and loyal knowledge workers. A good learning program shows the consequences of students’ actions and here/why they went wrong. For off-the shelf and customized eLearning programs, visit [link] Sign up today for an Office course for only $50.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

5) then design and develop these training interventions( training programs both CBT and ILT, coaching opportunities, awareness programs etc) These are the first things that any learning consultant should complete. Never build a training program that dont have a ROI. Lock down and establish the scope, resources, timeframe, deliverables and success metrics, as well as a plan for maintaining the program (if needed) after the project concludes.

Does Spelling Matter Anymore?

eLearning Brothers

Some programs now-a-days actually try and get us to abbreviate everything (Twitter and text messages for example). More spelling articles: Children and spelling. Maybe spelling correctly is overrated. Does it really matter if a few letters are “mixed up&# ? Isn’t the most important thing that the concept/information is transferred?

Tips to Start Using Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Here are a few articles that can help: Ten Myths about Video in eLearning. No programming or Flash experience needed. Video can add a lot of impact to your online training. However, at time it seems a bit overwhelming to start creating and implementing video. There are a lot of things to think about: editing software, cameras, compression, streaming, storage, audio, etc. Tips for Using Video in eLearning. Using Video in eLearning. Instructional Design for Video.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager.

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Virtual 3D World for Teacher Training

Kapp Notes

According to the article West Virginia looks to Second Life As part of the program, they have developed a unique and groundbreaking virtual world on the internet’s largest 3D virtual community, Second Life. The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) launched an online resource for potential and current educators in West Virginia called Teach West Virginia and as part of the initiative, a 3D world is playing a key role in the process.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , tutorial My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player by Kevin on May 17th, 2010 Updated: May 21, 2010 – Lesson I: Making Your Own Custom Articulate Player Actually, I started out with hopes of developing my own Articulate Engage Interaction. First thought that came to mind was, “Yeah right, unless you’re a seasoned pro at programming!”

Business Results from E-Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Sean Murray and I wrote about this issue in an article titled, Getting Business Results From E-Learning , published in the January 25 issue of the online magazine Learning Solutions. We argue in that article that unless managers of learners are implementing five factors, that we call the 5As Framework, the organization will receive little benefit from e-learning programs. E-learning ( I’ve never liked that term. ) is increasing as a training and development tool.

Likert-Type Scales: Examples, Samples and Information

Kapp Notes

If you are doing a formative or summative evaluation of instruction or doing a needs assessment or a program evaluation, sooner or later you are going to need a Likert-type scale. Also, here is an article about preparing a Likert Scale. You also may have a question about using odd or even numbers in the Likert-Type Scale, here is some insight on that. Here are several types of scales that you might find handy.