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. Learning theory & instructional design. • Theory-informed instructional design tips. • My 1-liners from LearnX 2010.

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.

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. That said – I’m still under the impression that my central eLearning Predictions for 2010 is going to come true. At the end of the year, we will be saying: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” But I also thought I’d cheat and use what eLearning Learning is telling me the hotter topics are for the first 3 months of 2010.

May 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With. Lists top 30 blogs and websites that would help Instructional Designers would be interested in.

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Spicy Learning

This time for Instructional Designer of the Year and Best Custom Content for projects with BT We win more awards.

Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

Related posts: Our Favorite Game Design Blogs eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 – Upside Learning Blog The Big Question – What I Learned About Learning in 2009. I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London.

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eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report

Learning Visions

In case you missed this, the eLearning Guild has recently released the 2010 Salary and Compensation Report (United States) by Temple Smolen, culled from data provided by eLearning Guild members. Instructional Designers come in at –4.6%

Instructional Designers with Degrees: Jan 2010 Updated Survey Results

Learning Visions

It's January 14, 2010 and in the two plus years since I've posted this survey, 385 people have responded. The question was "Instructional Designers: do you have an advanced degree in ID?" I think this one tells an interesting story ("How long have you been working as an Instructional Designer?": You can view the full Instructional Designer survey results. If you haven't yet taken the survey, please do: Instructional Designer Survey. (I

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-4, 2009 International LAMS and Learning Design Conference, 4 th , MacQuarie University, Sydney, Australia. link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA.

Reflections on ISPI 2010

Clark Quinn

Tags: design mobile strategy technology

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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. 10 Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design.

Talking Instructional Design to Non-Instructional Designers

Bottom-Line Performance

I am NOT a learning designer; I am a marketer, and when I started at BLP, I quickly found out there was a lot about learning that I didn’t understand. I’d done stand-up training in the past so I thought I knew what it meant to design a training session. If you are a learning designer/instructional designer, I’m guessing these five things can help when you meet with clients: 1. Don’t assume the client knows what “instructional design&# is.

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? Through Quinnovation , I’m looking to improve organizational learning design, whether through developing immersive learning simulation capability, mobile delivery, performance solutions, adaptive systems, content models, or all of the above as a strategic lever.

2010: The year we fake contact

Learning with e's

That's what they were designed to do. It's for these reasons I may take the plunge and also close down my Facebook account in 2010. Tags: MySpace 2010 Plurk friending FaceBook Bebo Warning - This one is a bit of a rant. Social networking tools create contacts.

Training Trends 2010: What’s happening and so what?

Bottom-Line Performance

Traditional learning design models need to be revamped and re-thought. Instructional design - and the role of instructional designers - has to change. Instructional designers may not have the technical proficiency to use all the tools, but they better be able to identify appropriate tools and figure out what to use when (or know who to ask. I just finished giving a talk on training trends - what they are and the “so what’s&# associated with them.

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Predictions for 2010

Clark Quinn

We are at at a stage now where learning has to go faster than taking away, defining, designing, developing, and then delivering can accommodate. eLearning Mag publishes short predictions for the year from a variety of elearning folks, and I thought I’d share and elaborate on what I put in: I’m hoping this will be the ‘year of the breakthrough’. Several technologies are poised to cross the chasm: social tools, mobile technologies, and virtual worlds.

Readings Lists for Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Amit Garg has posted a nice list of 22 essential books for beginning instructional designers. Which reminded me of an old post of mine from 2008: Essential Reading for Instructional Design. Tags: books instructional design

October 2010 Monthly Roundup: 5 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding. Lays some guidelines to be followed while creating eLearning storyboards that would help develop electronic learning that is about performance and content, and instructional design that is design with intent.

November 2010 Monthly Roundup: 5 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Digital Instructional Media Design 101 – Principles Of Gestalt Psychology. Focuses on how a basic understanding of the Gestalt principles can help create harmonious design and improve the odds that the intended message is conveyed to the learners.

August 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

It takes a comprehensive look at mobile learning – starting with the basics and delving deeper into the nuances of mLearning design. Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Basic Usability.

ID - Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world?

Performance Learning Productivity

Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

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.

Wordcamp 2010

Jay Cross

Most participants were making money from designing or installing Wordpress sites.). Conference hosts should take a lesson or two from Matt Mullenweg. Today’s Wordcamp San Francisco was simply great. Great line-up of speakers. Glorious weather.

July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

In continuation to the first post of this series that spoke about types of applications, fundamental human interface design principles and the iPhone OS environment, this article covers the various components available for developing the user interface of your iPhone application.

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Three Reasons To Focus On Media Design In Learning. Instructional design is the first step in making a learning solution instructionally sound. Know the three reasons why eLearning should focus more on the media design besides instructional design.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- The Design Of Interaction

Upside Learning

In our weekly instructional design team meetings the following week, we discussed our impressions, and what makes AOE offer such meaningful interaction and engagement. At the second level, we looked at the design of interaction itself: 1.

Is Your Design Really “Responsive?”

eLearning Brothers

Developing for multiple devices impacts both the developer—in the design and development process—and the learner—through the user experience and how content displays—and by using such a broad term, the lack of specificity leads to confusion and often frustration and disappointment.

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September 2010 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Discusses how Mobile Learning (Mobile Apps, in particular) would change the game for training, instigating the need for a new approach in designing the training strategy. Details the lessons learnt in optimizing the Web while developing websites that are designed to run on mobile devices.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101 – Designing for Flow

Upside Learning

As learning designers and developers, we’d want to create gripping experiences that draw in learners and keep them up till two in the morning (like video games do to so many). Can we design learning experiences that nudge learners into a state of flow?

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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?

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

PresentationZen Design - Garr Reynolds. Probably no real surprise for anyone who has read my blog, I really like the way Garr Reynolds has brought a sense of design to slideware. PresentationZen Design is his follow up to the slide-show stopping Presentation Zen of 2008.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding

Upside Learning

As designers of electronic learning and information, we often find ourselves confronted by the purpose of the learning. Electronic Learning is about performance and content; in a sense instructional design is not purely creative; it is design with intent.

Webinars In April 2010

The eLearning Coach

It looks like there will be some great webinars related to instructional design and development in April. A fresh look at instructional design. Date: April 19, 2010. Date: April 20, 2010. Date: April 20, 2010. Post from: The eLearning Coach Webinars In April 2010.

Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards by Kevin on August 16th, 2010 Entering the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards this year was not in my sights initially.

Open Source Instructional Design by N. Eckel

Learning Visions

Another book for the to-read list: Open Source Instructional Design by Nathaniel Eckel (with a nice forward by our old friend, Professor Karl Kapp ). He advocates a more collaborative, even friendly relationship, in which IDs teach basic instructional design to SMEs.

Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous article , I proposed a Taxonomy of Learning Theories to organise a few of the myriad of theories into some semblance of order, and to assist instructional designers in using theory to inform their work. Behaviourist design. Cognitivist design. Connectivist design.

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Talking Instructional Design to Non-Instructional Designers

Bottom-Line Performance

I am NOT a learning designer; I am a marketer, and when I started at BLP, I quickly found out there was a lot about learning that I didn’t understand. I’d done stand-up training in the past so I thought I knew what it meant to design a training session. If you are a learning designer/instructional designer, I’m guessing these five things can help when you meet with clients: 1. Don’t assume the client knows what “instructional design&# is.