2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

As 2010 draws to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap my blog posts during the year. E-Books. • The age of the e-book. • My 1-liners from LearnX 2010. • My 1-liners from TEDxCanberra 2010.

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

Below you'll find my top recommendations for the year along with a short summary of what I got out of reading each book. It is really an expansion of the design section from the original book, adding a good deal of extra information and ideas along the way.

2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

ID Reflections

This is a quick recap and a list of the posts, articles, and books that have shaped my thinking, provided me with insights and supported or challenged my assumptions. To make it slightly easy for myself, I have divided the list into two parts—1) posts and articles and 2) books. 2010 Shift Index - Passion and Performance by John Hagel 6. 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging by Jane Hart 21. Blogs Reading 2010 Books Reflection

Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour: Success

Kapp Notes

By all accounts, the Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour was a resounding success. Books were sold, buzz was created, consulting and speaking engagements obtained and the collective conscious of the learning community was raised in the area of 3D virtual worlds for learning.

Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

To me some of his thoughts overlapped with what Chris Andersen has to say in his book Free: The Future of a Radical Price. He shares some of his thoughts in this video: True to his message, he allows his book to be downloaded for free from his website.

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Social media in the UK 2010

Clive on Learning

Check the website out because they have a free e-book too This great little video from SimplyZesty , an agency specialising in Online PR and Social Media based in Dublin, contains some fascinating stats about social media usage in the UK.

Book Review: Love is the Killer App

Learning Visions

Lots of books in your area of expertise. Write book reviews (hey, like this one!). Be so bold as to buy the book as a gift for your clients. Share that sparky idea that you just read about in the book on your nightstand. Tags: book review

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27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

I have listed down a few books that have shaped my thinking over the last one year. 13 Self management/Change/innovation Linchpin (audio book) Seth Godin. I believe they are all very essential reads for today’s learning and development folks.

Interesting Concept in Text Books

Bottom-Line Performance

Publishers are creating new digitial text books that allow professors and teachers to edit the books. I flashed back to a specific history class that had seven text books. She was concerned about the reliability and accuracy of the text books once a professor started editing it. I would guess the same might hold true for the digital text books. Is giving professors the power to edit books a good idea?

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Fun Moments at ASTD 2010 Conference Captured on Video

Kapp Notes

Had a great time at ASTD 2010 conference, saw lots of friends and made some new ones. So we created a fun little "snippet" of some of my fun and exciting experiences at the show. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

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Blog Book Tour Recap Week Seven:Continuation

Kapp Notes

Week Seven was not an official week in the blog book tour but we still had a good amount of buzz concerning the book. Upcoming Events On March 9, 2010, Tony and Karl will be presenting The Challenges Ahead: How HRD professionals can prepare themselves for the learning, research and workplace challenges brought about by technological changes. On March 13, 2010, Tony and Karl will be presenting at the 2010 Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference.

Blog Book Tour Starts Monday

Kapp Notes

Well, tomorrow is the big blog book tour start. Check out my co-author's excellent summary of the activities over at his blog in an entry called Learning in 3D Book Blog Tour Starts Monday! Also, Tony has already been tweeting about the book, use #lrd3d to track his tweets. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Tags: 3D Book

Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training Methods

Learning Visions

I’ve been trying to read a lot lately – books, not just blogs. And I do find that the age-old book report is a great way to synthesize and encode all those juicy learning nuggets. I presented a webinar today and found myself quoting liberally from this book.

Blog Book Tour Recap Week Six::Impressive

Kapp Notes

This week, the final week of the blog book tour, we had some impressive comments and thoughts about the book and the meaning of 3D in terms of learning and development. In the post Chris states that the book is in shifting the discourse forward from the ‘what is 3D’ to the ‘why, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to use it. Day Twenty-Nine 02/18/10 Robyn DeFelice of DishingDesign wrote a post Hosted Event: Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour. Tags: 3D Book 3D Book Tour

Blog Book Tour Recap Week Three: hectic

Kapp Notes

We did, however, have an innovative post Mark Copeman at Being Smarter who created a mash up of Skype and his video program for an interesting discussion about the book tour itself. Take a few moments to view the video at A Blog Book Tour, Thinking Outside the Box. Day Thirteen: Tom Haskins at his blog Growing, Changing, Learning, Creating focused his blog entry on the structure of the book. Her entry Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d.

Blog Book Tour Recap Week Two: Fabulous!!

Kapp Notes

Week two of the blog book tour was hectic. If you missed last week's blog book tour recap, here it is. Day Six Jane Bozarth at The Bozarth Zone in her blog entry Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour Stop pulled a particularly interesting post from the book and asked her readers to think about technology in general and not to blame technology when poor instructional design is at the foundation of a "technology" failure. Tags: 3D Book 3D Book Tour

Blog Book Tour Recap Week Four: Interesting

Kapp Notes

In the book tour we had some interesting stops but a few stops were missed as well. Day Seventeen Over at Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem she discussed her interesting and, as she calls it, "fanatical rantings" about about the future of virtual worlds and how those view fit into the context of the book in her post Why You Should Be Learning in 3D. His post is called Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour. Recaps: Blog Book Tour Recap Week One: Awesome!

Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge. One interesting discussion in the book revolves around the combination of the use of a mobile device and the use of Tags. This book provides a nice overview of the field of mobile learning and contains many resources and lists to help you discover the vendors who are creating innovative products in the area of mobile learning. This is not a “how-to” book.

The Metaverse Journal's 2010 Virtual World Predictions

Kapp Notes

Here are ten predictions about virtual worlds in Australia and beyond made by The Metaverse Journal in an article simply titled Virtual worlds predictions for 2010. Check it out and see how accurate they were last year, 2009 predictions review What are your virtual world predictions for 2010? __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Social Media for Trainers: Blog Book Tour Stop #5

Learning Visions

The Social Media train in on the move – and here we are at stop #5 of the Social Media for Trainers: Techniques for Enhancing and Extending Learning, (2010), Pfeiffer blog book tour. on the subject of said book. Once you’ve finished listening, go buy the book !

Week 3 Blog Book Tour Stops

Kapp Notes

Here are the stops for week three of the Blog Book Tour. Also on this day of the tour we will have a special guest blog post by Mark Copeman at Being Smarter discussing the book tour itself, how the idea came about and how it is progressing and advice for authors who want to do a similar tour. Tony O'Driscoll will be at the Training Conference and Expo 2010 doing a keynote on Sunday January 31st called Learning in 3D: How Web 2.0 Tags: 3D Book Tour

Keynoting Texas Community College Technology Forum 2010

Kapp Notes

It’s based primarily on my book, Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning–with some updates of course. On Friday, I’ll be in the big o’le state of Texas speaking about the future of technology for community colleges. I do a lot of work with community colleges and know first hand the innovative technologies and first class hands-on education that community colleges can provide.

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Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. 22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers.

Learning in 3D Week 4 Stops for Blog Book Tour

Kapp Notes

Here are the great stops for week 4 of the blog book tour. Day Nineteen 02/04/10 Clive Shepherd(already posted due to a vacation) Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour Day Twenty 02/05/10 Tom Werner who has a Brandon Hall Research blog. They invite book tour followers to attend the complimentary Webinar. The event is Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:30 to 1:30 pm ET Register HERE! Blog Book Tour Recap Week One: Awesome!

Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d

Learning Visions

When Karl Kapp invited me to join the blog book tour for Learning in 3D, he dangled a little carrot in front of me. So I am reading this book as a scavenger hunt (leave it to Karl to turn it into a game!)…my

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Blog Book Tour Recap Week Five: Immersive

Kapp Notes

Tony and Karl talk about "Learning in 3D" The second live stop this week was at Metanomics where Tony and I appeared to discuss the book. Recap of Blog Stops Day Twenty-One John Rice at the Educational Games Research blog wrote a post titled New 3D Learning Book by Karl Kapp. Day Twenty-Five This stop was a book review of Learning in 3D and will be available in the near future. Recap of all the tour stops so far: Blog Book Tour Recap Week One: Awesome!

Blog Book Tour Recap Week One: Awesome!

Kapp Notes

The first week of the Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour is over and it qualifies as a smashing success. During the tour, the book, in Kindle form, reached all the way to #15,329 out of 400,000 books available on Kindle. Pretty good for a non-fiction book about learning in 3D! In the interview I discussed how Tony and I developed the concept of the book and addressed some general questions about learning in 3D and virtual immersive learning environments.

Our book "en nu online" is born

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

My first book ever is out, written with Sibrenne Wagenaar (see picture). Probably because the publisher told us the book was born on November 29th at 15.00 As I heard Nancy White say somewhere: if you write a book together you either become friends or hate eachother in the end.

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Book review: Social media for trainers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Hence I was thrilled to find Jane Bozarth's book: Social media for Trainers. Anyhow, the book is very practical and has lots of good tips. So it is definitely a great book for trainers new to using social media!

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. This book addresses the sceptics, the doubting and the uninitiated as well as those experienced in using the tools.

Plans for 2010

Clark Quinn

The Learning Circuit’s Blog Big Question of the Month is “ predictions and plans for 2010 “, specifically: What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year? First, I’ve got to finish the manuscript for my mobile book. What are your major plans for the year? What predictions do you have for the year? I’ve already blogged the predictions question, so I’ll just address the first two points.

Horizon Report 2010 - Mobile Computing

Upside Learning

The Horizon 2010 report has been published and is available for download. To follow after on the horizon are electronic books and augmented reality. 2010 promises to change the way we look at electronic learning , a move from the personal computer/browser environment to the mobile computing environment. Related posts: The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion A Great Start to 2010 The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology.

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Learning in 3D Week 5 Stops for Blog Book Tour and Webinars

Kapp Notes

Here are the great stops for week 5 of the blog book tour. Day Twenty-Five 02/12/10 eLearn Magazine will have a review of the book. Wednesday Tony and Karl are appearing at Metanomics with Metanomics host Robert Bloomfield who will interview Tony O’Driscoll and Karl Kapp on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 12 p.m. Tags: 3D Book 3D Book Tour Also, follow the tour on Twitter with hashtag #lrn3d. And, join us on Facebook at the Learning in 3D page.

Virtual Book Club forming for "Learning in 3D" #3dbookclub

Kapp Notes

During the webinar Enid suggested that a book club be formed to discuss "Learning in 3D" and to really dig into the contents. If you've read the book or are thinking of reading the book, this is a great place to get started. Also, don't forget the book's original hashtag #lrn3d which contains good information about the book and some quotes from the book as well. Tags: 3D Book

2010 Predictions for Learning and Technology at eLearn Mag

Kapp Notes

Predictions for 2010 Check of the predications and add your own! Virtual Immersive Environments (VIEs) for corporate use will gain additional traction in 2010 with some major announcements concerning integration with more traditional enterprisewide software systems such as MS SharePoint. VIEs will begin to pull out of the trough toward the fourth quarter of 2010 as productive uses of these worlds begin to be exploited.

Books I Want to Read in 2010: Life Lessons

ID Reflections

The topic question: On a recent TV programme, Warren Buffet said that the book that had most changed his life was Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends and Influence People". What books have changed your life? Tags: Reading Books learning I was following a conversation started by Eric Garner on LinkedIn. It certainly shows as Warren Buffet is great at influencing people to feel good about themselves. I was wondering.

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