April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Lists top 25 blog posts on varied topics around rapid eLearning, including authoring tools, effective techniques and decision considerations. Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement. With 29 new posts, April has been the most active month on our blog.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Source: Predictions for Corporate Learning & Training 2010 by Bersin.

GBL 2010 – Recap (Day 2 Part 1): Serious Games

Upside Learning

This game helps health professionals to understand the signs of patient deterioration, use correct assessment protocols, and intervene effectively. Related posts: Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1 Patterns at Play – Fundamental to Games What are Serious Games?

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Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

The goal of the game is for teams to learn how to more effectively use social media tools for collaboration, communication, and learning while fighting zombies together throughout the conference. I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London.

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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. 5 Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement.

Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement

Upside Learning

Here are the five ways to use an LMS for ensuring better and effective learning measurement: A good start is half the work well done. Related posts: Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch Top 5 reasons for implementing LMS: LC Survey UL Fun-e-toons: Learning Management.

September 2010 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Lists various reasons why people have developed distaste towards training courses, and discusses the right approach towards designing training courses for increased effectiveness. occur in the way we work, and their effect on training.

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Is the Recession Bad for Effective Learning Solutions?

Upside Learning

Over the past few years, as the industry was maturing, the focus was slowly, but firmly, moving towards producing learning solutions that impact performance and dollar numbers, this second wave could have a pull-back effect, potentially.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

E = Evaluation (measure the solution’s effectiveness). By Shelley A. Gable. Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Just about every model, trend, and best practice in the field supports one of the phases of ADDIE. 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.

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June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Debates if Smokescreen, an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript, would effectively allow complex animations and interactions developed in Flash to work on Flash disabled mobile platforms.

August 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Details out a training plan for iPhone application development that can help beginners create productive and utility kind of applications easily and effectively.

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.

2010 Predictions - Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

January's Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog asks for our 2010 predictions. There will be much more reflection on what works online and what is more effectively taught in the traditional classroom. Tablets will be very popular in 2010 and eventually some will add ability to effectively display reader friendly book text. So, here we go; m-Learning continues to grow.

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations

Performance Learning Productivity

At other times it requires a total re-think of strategy and practice to break the barriers and implement effective solutions. Neither HR nor L&D can do their jobs effectively themselves. Without effective manager engagement, we might as well not bother.

Informal Learning - 2010

eLearning Cyclops

I think there is little doubt that it will grow further in 2010, but I also expect it to find more of a foothold in corporate training departments where its adoption been a challenge. You can also coach learners on how to effectively use social media to meet the learning objectives they set for themselves. Informal learning (a.k.a. social learning) grew immensely in 2009.

Six Years of Innovative and Effective eLearning

Upside Learning

We celebrated our 6th Anniversary on 7th April, 2010, and I realized that Upside Learning had come a long way since its inception in early 2004. We started this company with a passion for delivering innovative and effective learning solutions and I think we have achieved that to some extent.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

This simple video makes the essential elements of PBL come alive and brings to light the 21st Century skills and competencies (collaboration, communication, critical thinking) that will enable K-12 students to be college and work-ready as well as effective members of their communities.

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. How to Run a Conference That Makes Us Say “WOW!” - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2010 Attending conferences is always a mixed bag. Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes - Full Circle , February 24, 2010 The topic was “ Online Facilitation: 14 years on. aLearning , March 2, 2010 What’s the intention of having the conference ?

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 4

Upside Learning

Using video in eLearning courses can be a powerful way for your organization to meet its learning objectives effectively and rapidly.

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union & Subtract Tools for eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Over the last two weeks I've introduced PowerPoint 2010's Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. From here you could add any number of effects or transitions to move the lesson along. by AJ George.

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.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). Most presenters are not used to designing for online, so it’s important to help them plan their sessions to be effective. Some of the best sessions have very effective means of capturing the wisdom of the attendees. And I’m not a big fan of using multiple back channel tools that effectively split the discussion.

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?

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging On December 28, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart During 2010 I used my two blogs (Jane's Pick of the Day and Social Media for Working and Learning ) to reflect on the impact of social media on learning,  the changing shape of workplace learning, as well as my own use of social media for professional use. 

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? I think there’s a real opportunity to wrap some definition around the different components that helps systematize the integration of engagement and effective learning.

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?)

Adobe Captivate 5: Affected by Effects

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And how many times have you been stymied when it comes to adding effects because well, Captivate simply did not offer the feature. That's right, the new Adobe Captivate 5 offers effects. and not just a few vanilla effects. Right-click the image and choose Apply Effect.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] February 22-23, 2010.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Integrated Learnings

Stephen Covey is a well-known organizational consultant, perhaps especially well known for his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you can use that link to build a strong case that yields the resources you need, you get that all-around win - an engaging project for you, an effective learning experience for the learner, and the desired results for the client. By Shelley A. Gable.

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.

Introducing effects in Captivate.

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 5 introduces a powerful new feature called Effects. With effects not only will you be able to move objects in or out, but you can also apply certain filters to objects such as Drop Shadow, Blur, Glow and more. You can apply effects on an object 1.

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. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M.

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Overview Video of UpsideLMS – The Best Value LMS

Upside Learning

While the large LMS systems are simply out-of-reach of a majority of businesses, most of the small LMS systems don’t necessarily have all the necessary features your business needs for efficient and effective learning management – be it for internal staff or for your customers.

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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.

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

I do not think there can be any doubt that design has an impact upon how learners interact with learning materials, this book is a real help for those who would like to make sure that the learning tools that they design are engaging and effective for learners.

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Is it about learning or performance?

Spark Your Interest

Tags: HR Measuring Learning Effectiveness Social Learning

The Sawyer Effect: Turning Work into Play

ID Reflections

I had thus effectively turned the 30 minutes of punishment into play drawing covetous glances from my friends inside caught in the trap of world history or whatever else happened to be going on. I have just completed Drive and was reminded of Tom Sawyer (quoted by Dan Pink in the book) and my own childhood. I was never a very docile child and have been sent out of the classroom on more than one occasion. Mainly for asking too many questions or talking to my neighbour.