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. Top100 Tools for Learning 2010.

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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. Some bits of what Josh shared in his presentation are available in this complimentary report titled Predictions for Corporate Learning and Training Management 2010 (registration required). Source: Predictions for Corporate Learning & Training 2010 by Bersin. The program has helped increase the product training dramatically at Barclays.

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

Upside Learning

She also demonstrated the Patient Rescue program that they are working on for the NHS. Related posts: Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1 Patterns at Play – Fundamental to Games What are Serious Games? Tags: Game Based Learning DGBL Game Based Learning 2010 GBL GBL 2010 Getting Serious About Games Patient Rescue Triage Trainer I have been thinking about penning this one for a couple of weeks now, but just couldn’t do sooner.

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Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

Alice Taylor spoke of the various kinds of delivery medium they have used for their games & programs. Tags: Game Based Learning Augmented and Alternate Reality games Augmented Reality games Game Based Learning 2010 Games for Healthcare GBL Learning Games Medical Simulation I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London. This was the second edition of the conference and had a decent 400+ delegate presence.

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A Great Start to 2010

Upside Learning

We have been included as a Winner in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2009 Program for the second year running. This program ranks the top 500 public and private technology companies with the fastest annual revenue growth rates in Asia Pacific over the past three years. We’re looking forward to more challenging projects in 2010 to provide us the impetus to continue growing and innovating!

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

Of course, it’s the programming we do with eLearning authoring tools that results in a polished, interactive learning product. Below are links to articles that offer programming tips: Hiding Your Skin in Captivate 5 How to Create Custom Buttons in Captivate Yes, Your Captivate Sim Can Drive Your Lectora Course Incorporating Your Learner’s Name into Your Lectora Course Unlocking the Power of Lectora Variables. By Shelley A. Gable.

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Troublshooting Tips: Upgrading to Office 2010 for Windows XP Users

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George A couple weeks ago I upgraded from Microsoft Office 2007 to Microsoft Office 2010--at least I tried to upgrade. It seemed like a routine upgrade process until I tried to open Outlook 2010 and was greeted with a message saying something along the lines of " Please wait while Windows Configures Microsoft Office Single Image 2010." There is an option when installing Office 2010 to customize the upgrade process to only upgrade certain programs.

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?

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As an eLearning developer, sometimes you're given a completed PowerPoint project and told to "fix it" or you need to use it in another program (such as Captivate). Note: In this scenario, your working file must have a PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 file extension (.pptx,ppsx,pptm,ppsm by AJ George. Often the presentation is given to you as a.ppt or.pptx file and does not have separate audio or image files.

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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?)

Business Book Reading Program

The Performance Improvement Blog

For some guidance on sorting through nearly a 1,000 books per month, see Wally Bock's blog post , "Leadership Development: Starting Your Personal Reading Program," which reports useful advice from Todd Stattersten, co-author of The 100 Best Business Books of All Time: What They Say, Why They Matter, and How They Can Help You. With over 11,000 business books being published each year, the task of deciding which books to spend your valuable time reading can be overwhelming.

Seeing the Gorilla in Program Evaluation

The Performance Improvement Blog

Organizations often evaluate their own programs, as well they should. Test yourself on their latest video: The same phenomenon happens when managers of programs and services (e.g., For example, in evaluating a diversity program for a client, I found that several managers who had participated in the program later retained employees who they had been intending to fire. This is not to say that managers should never evaluate their own programs.

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.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Adventures in Corporate Education is where Gina Minks shares her experiences in graduate school and in her new position as Program Manager for Social Media. Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists.

PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you are copying from another Office program, make sure that the document has first been saved.) by AJ George. Recently I was asked if it was possible to paste link an image into PowerPoint so that if the original image is ever updated, the image in PowerPoint would automatically reflect the change. Sadly, PowerPoint cannot do this, but there are some types of source files that can be Paste linked.

7 questions from the University of Wisconsin-Stout ID Program

Clark Quinn

The program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout Online Professional Development’s Instructional Design program regularly asks someone to answer a series of questions from their students. June 2010. I wrote many years ago of a design heuristic, the double double P’s: postpone programming, and prefer paper. Is there current research that shows whether employers view fully online degrees programs any different than a traditional degree program?

Reflections on DevLearn 2010

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In this case, I’ll recount what still seems important four days after DevLearn 2010. It’s an opportunity to see real programs, not vendor demos. “Evaluation sheets, be sure to hand in your evaluation sheets.&# I refuse to fill them out. It takes a while for the important lessons to emerge. What people blurt out 30 seconds after hearing a presentation bears little relationship to what’s going to stick.

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. So here’s the tally for "runs batted in (or attempted)" during the 2010 mLearning season. Our experience in 2010 found ALL of our new customers and partners went “hosted” instead of installing enterprise (“behind the firewall”).

What’s Your Experience? ID Degree or Certificate Program

Learning Visions

Professor input on your own programs welcome. I just ask for honest input – no commercials or evil program bashing! A lot of people write to me asking for advice on how to break into the ID field or where to go get themselves a fancy graduate ID degree. As a non-formally schooled ID, I can’t really help with this last question other than some vague direction. For part one of the question – well…I’ll come back to that another day).

UL Fun-e-toons:Online Learning

Upside Learning

Tags: Humor eLearning eLearning Development eLearning Program Learning Management Online Learning UL Fun Cartoon UL Fun e toons

Adobe Product Improvement Program

Adobe Captivate

All you have to do is, Go to Help -> Adobe Product Improvement Program and choose “Yes, Participate&#. The Adobe Product Improvement Program will yield valuable information about how customers use and interact with Captivate. The program is voluntary and anonymous. Adobe Product Improvement Program Dialog. By default, you are not participated in the improvement program. Now, you can help in building a better Captivate by just using it.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. 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. Why Games Make Great Learning Solutions - Bottom-Line Performance , November 4, 2010Finally – I have time to write a blog post about some of the wonderful stuff I’m immersed in at DevLearn 2010. The New Features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

This is a free webinar that will cover a specific topic each month – the debut session is October 14th, 2010 at 4 p.m. The files will work for those who are visually impaired and use programs that read pdfs beyond the standard ones. LMS Top 10 Forecast and Trends 2010 (885.7kb). Coming at the end of October 2010. A lot of news happening this month, so let’s get started right away. 911 E-Learning Webinar Series Kicks Off.

Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 01/09/2010

Experiencing eLearning

How Technology Can Make Corporate Training Programs More Effective

Your Training Edge

Technology has made effectively effortless for designing and disseminating training programs to firm freshman and newcomers to the new business fields. Let’s check out how the technology factors promises to make out corporate training programs more effective than ever: Technology invested Training Programs are engagingly Interactive. Tech-backed Training Programs are animated. I am a technical writer, author, and blogger since 2010.

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

If you are thinking of creating an educational game but don't want to invest a lot of money, you can try out these free software programs (or free for 30 days in some cases), some are 2D and some are 3D. Also, if you are in a large organization and thinking of implementing a "serious game," you may want to develop a prototype using one of these software programs to see how it plays before sinking a lot of money into the project.

Webinars In April 2010

The eLearning Coach

Date: April 19, 2010. Date: April 20, 2010. Presenters: Jay Cross, co-founder, Together Learn; Steve Hardiman, Moderator, UMBC Alumnus; Dr. Greg Williams, Host, Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of Instructional Systems Development Graduate Programs, UMBC. Date: April 20, 2010. Post from: The eLearning Coach Webinars In April 2010. It looks like there will be some great webinars related to instructional design and development in April.

Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Learning Content Management > Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 March 11th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment A couple of weeks ago, Xyleme presented at Intelligent Content conference hosted by the Rockley Group. University of Phoenix) are becoming common ways to earn degrees – even top-tier schools are offering online programs. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101 – Designing for Flow

Upside Learning

Explain how the program is structured. A program shouldn’t be too easy, or learners will get bored. When was the last time you were so involved in what you were doing that you forgot yourself? You lost track of time? You were ‘in the zone’? All of us can recall such moments – while reading a book, listening to music, playing a sport, in an online computer game. But I wonder how many of us have felt this during an online course, or inside a classroom when being taught?

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Weekly Bookmarks (6/27/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Instructional Design Programs: The eLearning Coach. A list of Masters degree and certificate programs in instructional design and technology. tags : instructionaldesign , highered. Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. Filed under: Bookmarks.

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UpsideLMS Is One Of The Five Emerging Learning Managements To Watch!

Upside Learning

I am pleased to share that our flagship and award-winning Learning Management System, UpsideLMS , has been named as one of the “Five Emerging Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to Watch&# by Brandon Hall, chairman of Brandon Hall Research in Chief Learning Officer magazine’s July 2010 edition. Related posts: Reseller program for UpsideLMS launched The LMS – Will It Survive?

A Fresh Look At Levels of Custom eLearning Solutions

Upside Learning

They are in no way linked to the learning value of the program. How much does one hour of Level 2 elearning cost? and what about Level 3? If you have been involved with custom eLearning development you have either asked these questions yourself or have been asked these by a client. The concept of ‘ levels ’ of custom eLearning development is a commonly used standard matrix for comparing vendors; sadly, this is a much abused concept too.

SITE 2010

eLearning Evangelist

I've just returned from the SITE 2010 Conference in San Diego. Iowa State had a FIPSE grant, TEGiVS (that I consulted on) that ran from 2005 - 2007 and they developed modules to incorporate virtual education content into teacher preparation programs. There are individual School of Education faculty who are introducing their pre-service teachers to the latest in education, but we need to get the programs to reflect that thinking, we can't depend on all the faculty to do that.

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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.

eLearning Outsourcing: 5 Keys To Make It Work

Upside Learning

Include any specific goals your senior management has from the program and articulate that for the vendor development team and yourself. Ensure to list individual details about features, elements and any other specifics of the program that you consider a part of good or acceptable quality. Quality is what TRULY affects the outcomes of the program in a real sense.

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

As the behavior and layout is pre-programmed for each template, it doesn’t require programming or designing skills to develop the course content. However using these tools involves not only a learning curve for the tool itself but certain designing and programming skills as well.

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). Offers optional screen recording program ($99). Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010.