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4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn has created ripples in the world of technology. I believe the deal between Microsoft and LinkedIn could have 4 major implications for the corporate world. LinkedIn could help shore Microsoft’s sagging mobile initiatives.

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.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays.

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. As shown in the graph below, between 2002 and 2007, LinkedIn has noticed a surge in the percentage of job titles that include the term “ninja”. Here are some more random Web 2.0

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

For answers to eLearning related questions, try one of the LinkedIn eLearning Groups with a high membership, like The eLearning Guild or Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’ Group. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. Share this on Linkedin.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

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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.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

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This is great, thanks heaps for sharing it :) October 25, 2010 2:08 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, Christopher Pappas October 26, 2010 12:47 AM Neil Prior said. Cheers N October 26, 2010 4:34 AM Christoforos Online said.

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Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need. If you can tap into a learner’s intrinsic motivation—where an individual is rewarded by the learning itself or an internal goal—you’ve got it made.

Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. A reader named Michaela recently emailed to ask what an instructional designer does. She will be receiving a technical degree soon and thinks she might be interested in this field.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Social Learning

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Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

The challenges IT departments are facing with requests for access to public Internet personal social tools such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and hundreds of others is just a foretaste of what is to come in this arena.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

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Also, Connie is member of the Instructional Designers & E-Learning professionals group on LinkedIn - Group Join Link Learning Ecosystems by Daniel S. November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said. See you on LinkedIn! Best, Connie November 21, 2010 12:28 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 22, 2010 12:02 AM Vics said.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. Ability to active your Facebook, MySpace and Linkedin accounts from within the LMS. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. These standout to me. I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Categories. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com).

10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. It’s not as exciting as a 3D virtual learning environment, but it might be just as important.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began.

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Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

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Augmented Reality for Learning

Tony Karrer

I’m not and I gave him the standard advice about looking through LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , LinkedIn for Finding Expertise , and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. Probably I need to update my posts because there have to be lots of people who would be involved in training and augmented reality found via LinkedIn. Designing Impact , June 8, 2010 Augmented Reality: does it have a place/future in education?

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”.

Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Check out many of the groups on LinkedIn and Facebook as well as professional organizations like The eLearning Guild and ASTD. Share this on Linkedin. Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. Or maybe you just received a fax from a course sponsor and revisions are scribbled on every page. Suddenly your de-motivation button is triggered and you can’t seem to shake it off.

e-Learning Glossaries

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Facebook for e-Learning

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THE FOLLOWING ANSWER WAS POSTED BY GRAHAM BARNES ON THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & E-LEARNING PROFESSIONALS' GROUP ON LINKEDIN [link] How can we use Facebook for e-Learning? November 7, 2010 9:34 AM JasonOutThere said. November 7, 2010 11:18 AM Christoforos Online said.

My Learning Tools

ID Reflections

I have not gone into LinkedIn here as I don’t really (as yet) use it to “learn”. LinkedIn has some great discussions but participation there is as yet negligible.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

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November 28, 2010 6:40 AM Ed said. concepts in eLearning November 28, 2010 6:56 AM Christoforos Online said. November 28, 2010 7:12 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 28, 2010 7:13 AM Paulo Simões said. A great honour being on this list ;) November 28, 2010 7:24 AM Gisele Brugger said. social learning - experimentação November 28, 2010 7:31 AM Christoforos Online said. November 30, 2010 12:35 AM RJ Jacquez said.

Giving it all away

Learning with e's

My digital footprint grows each time I post new content, whether it's on this blog, one of my Flickr accounts, or YouTube, Facebook , LinkedIn or Slideshare. How much do you freely share on the Web? If you are a user of any Web 2.0

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"Online trainings not so successful" - lively debate on LinkedIn

Lars is Learning

There is a discussion in the group Learning, Education and Training Professionals Group on Linkedin which appears to have taken on a life of its own. Tags: education linkedin transfer of learning learning design Apparently, the log might be the most effective learning technology ever invented. Read on to find out why. With nearly 600 posts, it represents an interesting cross section of what can be quite polarised views on the success (or otherwise) of.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Most of us have a Facebook account, and maybe a LinkedIn account too. e-Clippings (blogoehlert) , November 8, 2010**Please use W-A-S-D keys to move through this post, mouse to look around, space bar to jump and left-click to fire. PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos - I Came, I Saw, I Learned , November 19, 2010by AJ George. The New Features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Social Learning

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The Web 3.0 Social Network

Learning with e's

Some complain that they find it difficult to follow Twitter, update their LinkedIn site and carry on blogging, because there is just not enough time in the day. I couldn't resist re-posting this article which first appeared exactly a year ago, on April 1st 2009.

Bouncy, bubbly or British? How To Choose Voice Over Talent

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. Integrating the perfect voice into an online course, video or slide show enhances the audience’s perception and enjoyment of the program. On the other hand, choosing a voice that doesn’t fit can sometimes feel like fingernails scraping across a blackboard.

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Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. Before you just place any old photo into an online course or informational web site, it’s a good idea to think about whether a realistic graphic is required. And if so, how much realism will be most effective?

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Crossing the divide

Learning with e's

In LinkedIn, I manage a professional version of my persona, which evaporates when I'm on Facebook. Transliteracy can be defined as being literate across a number of platforms.

The role of standards compliance in the elearning marketplace

OpenSesame

I recently joined a discussion in the ELearning Guild’s LinkedIn group with this subject line: “How important is SCORM compliance today? Has anyone decided not to use SCORM when developing content?”

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. Do you like Paul and Kate or are you fond of Mike and Crystal? Personally, I think Charles and Audrey from the UK are brilliant. This is how you start to think about voice characters after listening to them through text to speech synthesizers (TTS). When Adobe included a text to speech application in Captivate 4, I began to think that TTS might be a viable option in certain situations.