eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content. So should you stop using Times New Roman in your eLearning lessons? And stay tuned next week for more eLearning font tips. Tags: eLearning mLearning

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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.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Then you want to highlight eLearning, followed by mLearning. by AJ George. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics. To depict the similarities and differences of these topics, you might create a diagram like the example below. 

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. Here are some features that eLearning professionals generally expect from authoring tools –.

eLearning Development Is An Iterative Process

Upside Learning

Earlier this month, Tom Kuhlmann talked about 10 things to do before your eLearning course goes live. So, before launching your elearning course, it’s a good idea to have others review it. A review by a separate review team/individuals is very important for any eLearning course.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Over the last two weeks I've introduced PowerPoint 2010's Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. Now I'd like to give a quick example of how you could incorporate this into your eLearning projects made with PowerPoint. " Tags: eLearning PowerPoint by AJ George.

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.

Webinars In May 2010

The eLearning Coach

Note: I’ll be presenting on how to design graphics that impact learning on May 18th Post from: The eLearning Coach Webinars In May 2010. Tags: NEWS elearning webinars webinars webinars in may There are lots of great webinars happening in May. This is your chance to learn something new, ask questions and contribute to the ongoing conversation.

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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool.

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. Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry. Moving To eLearning.

Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning

Kapp Notes

Here are 4 software products that allow you to add an avatar to your elearning courses. Avatars can be an important and meaningful addition to your elearning. You can see some examples of Codebaby in action for elearning here.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

The topic was roughly (surprise) New Technology for eLearning. As always I do this by looking through eLearning Learning and related sites like Communities and Networks Connection. I also did some quick searches for various kinds of things and added them into eLearning Learning (via delicious). Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

Upside Learning

Discovery Through eLearning by Tracy Hamilton. eLearning Roadtrip by Ellen Wagner. eLearning Technology by Tony Karrer. The eLearning Coach by Connie Malamed. The Rapid eLearning Blog. ID is an interesting domain to be involved in.

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning

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by AJ George I've previously written about how to effectively use fonts to convey ideas and emotions in your eLearning courses. What is the purpose of your eLearning course? With good design, green can be a very effective eLearning color. Tags: eLearning mLearning

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 10-11, 2009 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Streamlining Your e-Learning Development , eLearning Guild Online Forum. link] January 8, 2010 Higher Ed Tech Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

A Fresh Look At Levels of Custom eLearning Solutions

Upside Learning

How much does one hour of Level 2 elearning cost? If you have been involved with custom eLearning development you have either asked these questions yourself or have been asked these by a client. and what about Level 3?

The Real Cost of Bad eLearning

Upside Learning

Last week Amit Gautam questioned if recession was a bad thing for effective eLearning. It is certainly possible to work with limited budgets and still create good eLearning. Do you know the cost of bad eLearning? I think bad eLearning is much costlier than good eLearning.

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eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond

Web Courseworks

This summer I attended the 2010 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. This global influence will have an impact on the actions of eLearning leaders in the USA, i.e. globalization will impact all educational programs including professional development efforts.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , and Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products. eLearning Technology.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: Save a Presentation with Embedded Fonts

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you are using PowerPoint 2010, choose  File > Save As. AJ teaches a live, 3-hour class that offers tips/tricks for improving the look and feel of your PowerPoint presentations:  Slide Sprucing: Remodeling Lackluster PowerPoint Slides for eLearning and Presentations.  by AJ George    When creating PowerPoint presentations and moving them from one computer to another, one area of concern is fonts.

Three BIG eLearning Trends for 2017

Upside Learning

We’ve written about eLearning trends in the past as well – here’s what we wrote in 2010. eLearning 2017 eLearning Trends eLearning trends eLearning Trends for 2017 Latest e-Learning Trends Trends in Elearning 2017It’s that time of the year again. Time to take stock of the year that was and look into the crystal ball to figure out what lies ahead.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

elearning is great for organizations who have branches in different geographical regions. Tags: eLearning eLearning Development Our customers account for a number of factors before taking the plunge into e-Learning. I was trying to put together some of the key change factors leading organizations to adopt e-learning stand-alone and as a part of the training blend. I arrived at these factors driving the change: 1. Business Strategy. Geographical Expansion Of Business.

Good Games, Good Learning

Upside Learning

This is markedly different from the type of discrete feedback that’s present in conventional eLearning interaction. This is again a marked contrast to the types of environment/interaction typically found in conventional eLearning.

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Development Times for Captivate eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Many new Captivate developers underestimate development time needed to produce eLearning lesson in Adobe Captivate. A typical one-hour eLearning course consists of 12, five-minute lessons. Therefore, you should budget 40 hours to write the entire one-hour eLearning course. approximately 200-240 hours is all that stands between you and your eLearning course. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite eLearning by Kevin Siegel.

PowerPoint 2010: Use Video Bookmarks to Trigger Animations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

AJ teaches a live, 3-hour class that offers tips/tricks for improving the look and feel of your PowerPoint presentations:  Slide Sprucing: Remodeling Lackluster PowerPoint Slides for eLearning and Presentations.

PowerPoint 2010: Create Your Own Gauges

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Want to create a speedometer-like gauge for your PowerPoint or eLearning deck? I've found gauges a creative way to illustrate anything from progress through a course or presentation to positive to negative value scales.

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

To make all this simple the organizations are integrating these tools into their eLearning courses/LMS. In a couple of years, microblogging tools have become very popular.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Naturally I do a lot of sifting around Rapid eLearning. eLearning Authoring Workflow: Rapid vs. Traditional. Rapid eLearning.

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

My post Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine was number one in elearninglearning's Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March post. Upcoming Events March Tuesday, March 23, 2010: Presenting at an AdvaMed event called Employee Training Under FDA Scrutiny: Creating and Maintaining Robust Training Programs. Tuesday, March 30, 2010: Presenting a PowerPoint webinar to the PA Coalition Against Rape.

LMS: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

Some LMS systems are capable of managing more than only eLearning – competency and talent management (though limited). The LMS has been a hot discussion topic for some time now.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

eLearning Technology. eLearning Blog Dont Waste Your Time. eLearning Weekly.

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

eLearning by Design by William Horton. Guide to eLearning by Micheal Allen. A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. That post seems to have got good circulation. 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.