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> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Educating the Net Generation - An EDUCAUSE e-Book The Net Generation has grown up with information technology. November 16, 2010 6:10 AM Miriam said.

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!

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22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. The discussion has thrown up a great list of books for instructional designers worth sharing with our readers too. The Online Learning Idea Book: 95 Proven Ways to Enhance Technology-Based and Blended Learning edited by Patti Shank. A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with.

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

eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Writer and author of the book " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and the just-released " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials."

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Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Interview with Cammy Bean at Kineo

Kapp Notes

As part of the extended Blog Book Tour, Cammy Bean of Learning Visions and I had a discussion about learning in 3D, its impact on instructional designers and how organizations can get started. Anyway, it was a lot of fun so check it out. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Tags: 3D Book 3D Book Tour

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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.

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.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Books By going to one of these on Amazon – you can easily find a TON of additional books. I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session. It was the first ever public session for Placeware - a virtual meeting software company that was much later acquired by Microsoft and became Microsoft Live Meeting.

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Formal Learning All the Way.Baby

Kapp Notes

If I want assurances of outcomes, I want someone formally trained. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. There has been a lot of talk about formal vs. informal learning in the educational blogosphere and when it comes right down to it, formal learning is the most effective. Here's why.

More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

In January 2010, over 75,000,000 people visited Twitter.com representing 1,100% growth over January 2009. Day 4:Blogging Revenues, Brands and Blogs: SOTB 2009 In January, trade e-book sales were $31.9 The January 2010 sales surpassed December 2009 sales of 19.1

Exploring the Concept of Learning Archetypes as tools of Cybergogy with Light Sequent

Kapp Notes

If you want to see a video of a presentation where Lesley rezz's items, check out this presentation called Learning Archetypes as tools of Cybergogy: A structure for eTeaching in Second Life which she presented at the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference in 2010.

Contest: Test Your 3D Instructional Design Skills and Win Some Money

Kapp Notes

The Serious Games Challenge will be launched from Caspian Learning’s ‘Experience Lounge’ exhibition stand at the Game Based Learning conference on 28 th March 2010.

The super small "Mactini"

Kapp Notes

In fact, it's so funny, its a little scary in terms of what it says about technology. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Here is a fun video for a Friday afternoon.

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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.

Transferring Knowledge: Making Technology Work for Your Library Presentation Materials

Kapp Notes

Here are the materials for my presentation related to making technology work for your library. Here are the slides: Bridging the Boomer/Gamer Knowledge Gap in the Library View more presentations from kkapp.

Learning in 3D Book Tour Start Date Announced

Kapp Notes

It is official, the Learning in 3D book tour will start on January 11, 2010. We've got over 30 bloggers on the tour with a special Twitter hashtag of #lrn3d, a Twitter book give away, a 20% discount from the publisher and even a "prize" for folks that follow the entire tour and leave a comment on every blog. What is a blog book tour? Some have asked me "What is a blog book tour?" Tags: 3D Book lrn3d

"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

In Ruth Clark's book " e-Learning and the Science of Instruction " she discussed a study by Moreno and Mayer, 2000 that compared a formally worded course with one that was more informally worded. Ruth Clark's book: Moreno, R.,

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

Then there are formal training events like courses and workshops that are important and require documentation, and some people want their informal learning (eg reading a book) recorded too. In my articles Online courses must die!

Presentation Resources for DPW Webinar

Kapp Notes

Here is an article about some of the dangers of using PowerPoint incorrectly: We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

Upcoming Events March Tuesday, March 23, 2010: Presenting at an AdvaMed event called Employee Training Under FDA Scrutiny: Creating and Maintaining Robust Training Programs. Wednesday, March 24, 2010: Presenting a webinar to the members of the MI AECT chapter from 7:30pm - 9:00pm (1hr presentation, 30 mins discussion) titled "Learning in 3D." Tuesday, March 30, 2010: Presenting a PowerPoint webinar to the PA Coalition Against Rape.

MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success

Kapp Notes

Blog or Wiki --A discussion on when to use a blog vs. a wiki. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. I am giving a presentation today at 1:00 EDT.

Knowledge Summit--Talking about Social Media But, Will it Blend?

Kapp Notes

I'll be doing a book signing, facilitating a video interview about the strategic relationship between ProtonMedia and Kaplan-EduNeering with Lisa Clune and Ron Burns and generally mixing with a great group of folks.

In Good Company: Thanks Zaid Learn and Everyone Create a Personnel Learning Network

Kapp Notes

Nothing can top that:) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Good Games and Good Learning

Kapp Notes

1981): 5-8. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. James Paul Gee, who writes prolifically about video games for learning, has a paper out titled Good Video Games and Good Learning.

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Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning

Kapp Notes

Customer service training incorporating an avatar to help the learner through the course. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life

Kapp Notes

See the original post Don't Forget the Power of 3D Machinima __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Learning in 3D Class sitting around conference room table.

Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment

Kapp Notes

In many organizations, people need to receive training for unlikely but possible events (such as a blow out on an oil rig or the blow out of two engines on an airplane because of bird strikes.).

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

The ability to have characters run is now includes as a standard function and the in-game default font has been changed from previous versions for easier reading. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

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.

Bloomsburg University Instructional Technology Students Win Awards

Kapp Notes

Students practice breathing exercises to learn how to "throw" their voices to the back of the room. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Presentation Recap for the U.S. Air Force’s Global Learning Forum

Kapp Notes

Good presentations and great audience members, I had a great "virtual time." __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Agenda for the Global Learning Forum Last night I had the privileged of presenting to the U.S.

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