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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. platform coming sometime in Q3 2010.

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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.

Bottom-Line Performance, Roche Diagnostics Receive LTEN “Partnership” Award

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance, Inc. ” The “Partnership” award category was especially appropriate, as BLP and Roche have partnered since 2005 to create solutions that support customer training, product launches, safety & compliance, and more. “We About Bottom-Line Performance.

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Microblogging platforms are a great tool to keep you updated with latest trends & get real time support or answers to questions. Organizations are using these tools for workplace learning and performance support. Microblogging is great for just-in-time support.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. At the end of the day, learning must support performance.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

For me, it shifts the focus from ‘Training’ to ‘Performance Support’. In my interactions with various business owners & training managers I’ve found a performance support initiative gets the management nod more easily as compared to a training initiative.

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Good Games and Good Learning

Kapp Notes

Performance before Competence – Good video games operate by a principle just the reverse of most training modules: performance before competence (Cazden, 1981). Performance before Competence: Assistance to Chidl Discourse in the Zone of Proximal Development."

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Moving Games Forward

Kapp Notes

Support for Teachers: Most teachers have little experience in integrating games into the classroom, and professional development programs most often do not include support in this area. Teachers lack the time,incentives, and support for this work.

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Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

The environment supports creating multiple 'worlds' in a single application instance. These virtual machines promote performance efficiency by providing operators of production, processing, and packaging machines with the best practice standard operating procedure.

Augmenting reality - technology is going invisible

Lars is Learning

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Free e-Learning books


The eLearning Guilds Handbook of e-Learning Strategy - eLeanring Guild In many organizations, there is a need to better identify and document a comprehensive learning strategy and to answer the question, "What should we be doing in order to support improved learning and performance?"

Learned vs. Learners

ID Reflections

I have been deviating from the key themes of this blog, i.e., learning, performance, training and collaboration, for some time now. With today’s post, I am back on the theme of learning and its impact on performance—personal and organizational. I have recently been reading Building Expertise: Cognitive Methods for Training and Performance Improvement at a colleague’s recommendation. organizational learning Performance improvement Workplace Learning adult learning

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


Because I could use them as I wish, for whatever I wish, without long-term commitments and with the extra bonus of a community of professionals that use, extend and support them.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Performance Support Agents. The link between training and performance is long winded and most often than not unclear. We believe performance support mobile applications are a great tool to have on your employees’ phones.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS our Community!

Kapp Notes

Sustained relationships with companies in the field of technology-based learning through our 30 member Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) which meets on campus twice a year to evaluate student performance. We also support the local community through the development of no cost training materials for organizations such as our local hospitals and community colleges, local school districts, Boy and Girl Scout organizations and the local police department.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Support for live presentations by a Process Design Consultant. Only a few people have the quality voice with minimal accent to perform the recordings. But a couple of the reasons from these case studies have to do with providing support to ESL learners: B. To support graphics or animations on screen – large amounts of text would be distracting. The support provided by Speech-Over for modulation and pronunciation is good.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

So welcome to performance support. To support, not teach. Today’s session: Fundamental principles and practices of performer support Help you begin the journey of applying them. Allison Rossett – Job Aids & Performance Support. She says “call it performance support and not informal, cuz you can’t get a CFO to pay for informal learning.” What learners want with Performance Support – “give me the answer!”


Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

If done right, it can produce great results by decreasing costs and improving performance. E-learning Supports the Organization’s Goals. You also have savings through decreased travel, reduced material, and hopefully improved (and more efficient) performance. E-learning is hot.

Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Electronic performance support aides like manuals, user guides, etc. The support for WiFi also makes for developing multiplayer learning games that can be used in groups or individually on the same network. High Def Video Libraries – High definition video is already a big part of our lives – YouTube, Vimeo and others support HD, having a handheld device the size of an iPad that’s capable of rendering HD video is special indeed. Does it support multitasking?

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Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. So, there is a long way to go to really impact performance.

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

The keyboard input and video playback are yet to be supported. At this time it’s difficult to comment on the performance and battery life while running Frash on iOS device but from the video demo above its evident that Flash runs pretty well on them.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

His calling is to help business people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. learning management approaches that accelerate performance. organizations spend so much money on formal learning but spend little (if any) in support of informal learning?

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Related to the strategy above, try to concentrate on workplace (or real life) performance, rather than on extraneous facts and theories. Provide learners with job aids, online support systems, like wikis and micro-blogging technologies to get just-in-time support in the workplace.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Please remember for TM or as some vendors like to pitch as “performance management or knowledge management&# , the modules are extra and are not part of the system (at least for now). Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. Full is unlimited users, free tech and customer support for the first year,lifetime upgrades.


Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


With the Free edition you can get 10 person meetings, 1 way video, standard support, Dimdim branded rooms, and public meetings. More here - [link] November 1, 2010 11:33 AM Meri said. Would love to hear your feedback: [link] November 1, 2010 1:05 PM Christoforos Online said.

21st Century Workplace Challenges

ID Reflections

We should look at difference as something that can improve performance, not as something that we have to be concerned about so that we don't get sued. Performance Support diversity innovation Workplace Learning CollaborationThe paragraph below taken from Harold Jarche’s post Success depends on who we work with reminded me of a post I had written some time back, the Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. I have pasted the quote below: 1.

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

Performance Learning Productivity

Maybe LMS vendors would be better off sticking to their knitting and letting the maelstrom that is the profusion of targeted ‘2.0’ (for want of a better term) tools that are emerging virtually every day to provided support for process-based learning.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Performance Support will increase many-fold and we will see a lot of training take the shape of performance support. Augmented Reality would also play an important role in sophisticated advanced performance support systems. Tablets as support devices.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


“In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

I’ve mentioned previously there’s an entire generation of mobile savvy learners entering the workplace, mobile communication and computing devices are becoming commonplace and communication networks powering these devices are becoming pervasive and support higher data bandwidths than ever before.

Are apps the future of e-learning?

Clive on Learning

Performance support : We've already talked about the delivery of content and the use of tools such as forums, but there's another area where I see apps playing a role, and that's as decision aids. If you need just-in-time support in solving a particular problem, then you don't want to wade through a performance support portal.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

2) Understand the parameters of performance analysis.(KPI's True ROI is when you can let people know how the training has brought about marked change in performance. Among others, a learning consultant may need to analyze performance issues, conduct training needs analyses, create a course catalog, create technical/managerial learning paths, select tools, select vendors (courseware, technology, processes etc.),

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

Management Support. Training for training’s sake needs to be avoided; e-learning must be focussed on providing a value addition in terms of performance and efficiency improvement. Ultimately, e-learning must impact organizational performance. E-learning can also be a tool to support cultural change. Management Support. The primary strength behind all successful initiatives in an organization is a constant support by the top management.