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. • Taxonomy of Learning Theories. • The two faces of blended learning. Informal learning.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. I understand this list is more inclined towards tools that learning professionals use for their own learning as opposed to those used for creating learning programs or training sessions.

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PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the latest version (2010), uploading videos from the web is easier than ever. If you would like to learn how to add (and use) them, check out this blog post. by AJ George. According to their recent reports, every minute 35 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.

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. Discussing their current concerns around learning and development gives us a glimpse into their world and that’s valuable.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Recap

Upside Learning

Learning is fast turning Social, Informal, & Mobile. That’s the message I’ve been hearing loud & clear from Learning Technologies 2010. Jane ( @c4lpt ) has really been on the forefront of everything related to Social Learning. Pinballs : Don’t think about learning.

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. The general sentiment around the room was that many workplace learning organizations were focused on nuts-and-bolts training, and that there was little innovation. These are often bloggers as exemplified by the great bloggers found via eLearning Learning. At the end of the year, we will be saying: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!”

Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London. The delegate strength suggests increasing interest in game based learning, which is nice. It will also feature an industry first game based learning awards!

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Informal Learning - 2010

eLearning Cyclops

Informal learning (a.k.a. social learning) grew immensely in 2009. 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. Now I know there are corporate training departments that have embraced informal learning, but those are the more innovative companies. link] Jane Hart's "From e-Learning to Social Learning."

April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Below are our Top 10 posts for the month, each accompanied by a quick brief: Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs. Lists top 13 blogs that we follow for LMS and learning technology. Learning Resources. Certainly a great resource for anyone looking to learn AS 3.0.

May 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Future of Learning Technology – 2015. Predicts what the future holds for Learning Technology. Debates if LMS is looking at its own end or does it still add enough value to a company’s training/learning function. Does An LMS Actually Manage Learning?

E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

911 E-Learning Webinar Series Kicks Off. This is a free webinar that will cover a specific topic each month – the debut session is October 14th, 2010 at 4 p.m. EST. Social Learning – C the New, the Possible, the Evolution – to register, click Social Learning Webinar. There will never be a charge to the 911 E-Learning Webinar Series, and questions are encouraged. LMS Top 10 Forecast and Trends 2010 (885.7kb). E-Learning 24/7.

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Jay Cross

Take advantage of convergence of informal learning and social networks. Corporate learning continues to migrate from in-house IT to the open web. The Big Question. What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year?

E-Learning Award Winners 2010

Clive on Learning

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

Upside Learning

So I had to rely on the session videos put up on Game Based Learning website and my own notes from the sessions. After day 1 at the Game Based Learning conference I was looking forward to another great day. Appropriate for learning. Integrated for blended learning.

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I’m Special! Check out DevLearn 2010!

Learning Visions

I’ll be hanging out a lot at the Kineo booth, and obviously mingling with some other REALLY SPECIAL eLearning types at Friday’s “Perspectives on Learning” keynote session.

2010 Predictions - Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

January's Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog asks for our 2010 predictions. So, here we go; m-Learning continues to grow. I think the growing popularity of social media apps on mobile devices will assist with a growth of social learning (I consider social/informal learning on mobile devices m-learning too). Tablets will be very popular in 2010 and eventually some will add ability to effectively display reader friendly book text.

Adobe RoboHelp: Word 2010 Support

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The following was recently announced by Ankur Jain , Product Manager, RoboHelp on the Technical Communication blog : "Many of you must be wondering about Adobe's plans to support Microsoft Word 2010 in RoboHelp. Some of you have submitted requests for RoboHelp to support Word 2010, and many others have asked me about it in various forums. Please note that we haven't made any announcements about updating RoboHelp 8 for Microsoft Word 2010."

Moodle in 2010

Learning Visions

Last week over 200 attendees joined in the Learning Technologies Moodle seminar which Kineo helped out with – How Companies are Making the Most of Moodle. A few articles have come out of that session that I think are must reads if you’re wanting to learn more about Moodle and how it fits in to the corporate LMS landscape. And there’s Donald Clark Plan B: Moodle: e-learning's Frankenstein , which provides a nice historical overview of the evolution of Moodle.

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Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

Three more articles focus on specific components of those models: 6 Techniques that Stimulate Recall in eLearning 7 Techniques to Capture Attention in eLearning Start and End eLearning Courses with Methods That Facilitate Learning. Of course, it’s the programming we do with eLearning authoring tools that results in a polished, interactive learning product. By Shelley A. Gable.

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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. The average salary of a person who lives in the United States and works in e-Learning is $79,252.”

The World in Figures 2010

Clive on Learning

I was pleased to receive a complimentary copy the other day of the Economist’s Pocket World in Figures for 2010. There’s lots of great stuff in there, but I’ve pulled out a few which are of relevance to learning and technology (excuse my UK focus): Of the world’s top 10 universities, four are British and the rest American. As someone who revels in statistics, this was an irresistible read.

Learning 2010

The Learning Circuits

The Big Question for December is: What did you learn about learning in 2010? If you are not a blogger, please go read Should All Learning Professionals Blog? 2007 - What Did You Learn about Learning? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

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2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. That said, across the board for all Big Dog systems, their social learning functionality was weak. E-Learning 24/7.

Reflecting on My 2010 Blog Posts and Happy New Year

eLearning Cyclops

Over at the Learning Circuits' Big Question it is time once again to reflect on the past year. So, I took a look at my most popular posts during 2010. e-Learning and Games in Healthcare Keeping Up - April’s Big Question What is HTML 5? e-Learning

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Subtract Tool

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week we learned how to find and use the Shape Unite tool. by AJ George. This week we're going to shift focus to its partner command, the Shape Subtract tool.

The big question: predictions for 2010

Clive on Learning

The Big Question for January in the Learning Circuits Blog is, rather predictably, what are your predictions for 2010? In 2010, the pressure will reduce in many areas of the private sector, as the economy starts to recover and fear ceases to drive decision making.

A Few 2010 Training Industry Statistics

Kapp Notes

Here are a few highlights: Average training expenditures per learner in 2010=$1,041. 32% of training budgets decreased in 2010. 51% of companies do not use application simulation tools for learning. The average expenditure for training outsourcing was $257,871 in 2010. Every year Training puts out a “state of the industry report&# well worth the read. Average hours of training per employee=40.1 (up up 9 from 2009).

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. Your end result would look something like this:     Using what you've previously learned about the Shape Union tool , construct a few puzzle pieces. by AJ George.

Acrobat 9: Office 2010 and Acrobat

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mankin Microsoft released Office 2010 not long ago and I couldn't wait to see the upgraded suite in action. After playing with the new software for a while, I really liked the way Word 2010 looked and felt. I needed to convert a Word 2010 document into a PDF. I poked around Word 2010, menu by menu but found no hint of an Acrobat Ribbon or its coveted PDFMaker. or later will not see the Acrobat 9 ribbon in Office 2010 applications. by David R.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] January 20, 2010 edSocialMedia Bootcamp , Windward School.

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. The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology.

Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Here’s the information: Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 To kick off the new year, Dr. Tony Karrer is sharing some thoughts on what's going to be happening in the world of eLearning in 2010. and it's long term impact on workplace learning. What will be similar kinds of key issues that we need to be aware of in 2010? It is being hosted by the local DC Chapter of ASTD’s Technology Learning Group. s impact on knowledge work and workplace learning.

Keynoting Texas Community College Technology Forum 2010

Kapp Notes

In this keynote, Karl Kapp, a noted author, speaker and technologist focusing on the convergence of learning, technology and education explores how consumer-based gadgets, games and web widgets are impacting educational strategies, recruitment efforts and content delivery at the community college level. on learning preferences, expectations and collaboration. Learn to leverage technology for educational and administrative excellence.

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LSG 2010 - Elvis comes to mind

Lars is Learning

While there was much enthusiasm demonstrated with regards to the future potential of simulations, the shifts in informal/formal learning provision and a welcome emphasis on long term. Tags: LSG Learning Technologies As the King put it: "A little less conversation, a little more action please" That pretty much summed up the reactions to many of the sessions during what was a vibrant and buzzy event this Tuesday in London.

Reflections on ISPI 2010

Clark Quinn

I challenged one of the editors of their handbook, Volume 1 (which I previously complained didn’t have enough on informal learning and engagement) about the lack of coverage of mobile learning, and he opined that mobile was just a “delivery channel&#. I can clearly say I was grateful for the experience, and had some great conversations, heard some good presentations, and learned.

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2010 Predictions for Learning and Technology at eLearn Mag

Kapp Notes

The annual predications for eLearn Magazine from a bunch of folks in the eLearning and learning and technology fields. 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.

Horizon Report 2010 - Mobile Computing

Upside Learning

The Horizon 2010 report has been published and is available for download. It’s definitely worth a read; lots of interesting trends that will affect the way we live and learn. 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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