PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you are copying from another Office program, make sure that the document has first been saved.) by AJ George.

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. The programming language is concise and the tools are easy to master.

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Bloomsburg University Instructional Technology Students Win Awards

Kapp Notes

But students don't get out of the program without a lot of hard work. Tags: Out and About programming ID Degree

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.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, if the learner is struggling with a Java programming problem, they can look up a Java expert in the system and send them a direct message. In my articles Online courses must die!

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

Upcoming Events March Tuesday, March 23, 2010: Presenting at an AdvaMed event called Employee Training Under FDA Scrutiny: Creating and Maintaining Robust Training Programs. Wednesday, March 24, 2010: Presenting a webinar to the members of the MI AECT chapter from 7:30pm - 9:00pm (1hr presentation, 30 mins discussion) titled "Learning in 3D." Tuesday, March 30, 2010: Presenting a PowerPoint webinar to the PA Coalition Against Rape.

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.

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Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment

Kapp Notes

Disadvantages Include the time it takes to program and develop explosions, spills, and similar disasters. It also takes time to program the various mechanisms such as fire hoses and other instruments to deal with the disaster.

Presentation Recap for the U.S. Air Force’s Global Learning Forum

Kapp Notes

He spoke about the Squadron Officer College (SOC) and how they are incorporating virtual worlds into their training program. Dr. Arenas making a point about the Squadron Officer College educational program.

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

Kapp Notes

Product Animations Part of a training program called "Introduction to Making Tablets". Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out. OpenSimulator or OpenSim Building in OpenSim. OpenSimulator is a 3D Application Server.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

One more feature which is not required in most cases but would be much of help to advanced authors – is some way to extend/customize tool functionality through programming.

Another 3D Virtual World Shutting Down

Kapp Notes

There avatars wave good bye as the virtual world closes on March 9, 2010. The well-known virtual world called There is closing on March 9, 2010. So for now, There has closed registration, billing, and member program upgrades. And, all purchases of Therebucks and member program updates made between midnight Pacific Standard Time February 1, 2010 and 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time on March 2, 2010 will be refunded in full.

Helping People Find Jobs: Part of Our Responsibility as a Bloomsburg Professor

Kapp Notes

We teach in a graduate program of instructional technology and, as a result, we prepare students for positions within the field. So, rather than cut funding for state run universities , as seems to be the trend, let's invest in university programs that are creating jobs, assisting students in finding jobs and advancing the local and national economy. In Pennsylvania, the job situation is rather bleak.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India.

The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Upside Learning

Again, it may take really skilled programming team to code everything in a manner which would still keep it open to upgrade – however there is no guarantee and the upgrade implementation could also take time and resources to achieve.

Free e-Learning books


Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs. Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor TheELearningsite.com @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said. I follow you on Twitter @cpappas November 16, 2010 2:05 AM Carlton said.

Online Learning Programs That Ought to be Translated

CommLab India

In fact, the translation industry is expected to grow by 42% between 2010 and 2020, according to an estimate by the U.S But, what are the online learning programs that need to be translated? Which online learning programs do you translate?

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


Users do not need to perform any programming tasks, but rather going through a graphical user interface to generate the learning object. Creating simulations requires experience of the Java programming language to create a numerical model of the system/concept being simulated.

Who archives the web?

Clive on Learning

What you'll hear in this program is how he developed his idea, why he insisted on an imperfect launch, how he got coverage for his new product, and the exact tools he uses to get customers to pay How do you get your first $10,000 in sales with a part-time project and a "ghetto launch"? That's what I invited Jason Baptiste to teach. He launched PadPressed, which enables blogs and other publications to automatically make their content iPad friendly.

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Learn About The Role Evaluation Plays in Grants

Kapp Notes

learn a little more about the ATE programs ) I have been asked to share some of my experiences in an upcoming webinar about NSF ATE Evaluations. The webinar will feature NSF-ATE program officer Linnea Fletcher, who will provide NSF’s perspective on these topics. I do work as an evaluator on several National Science Foundation (NSF ) Advanced Technology Education (ATE) grants.

Likert-Type Scales: Examples, Samples and Information

Kapp Notes

If you are doing a formative or summative evaluation of instruction or doing a needs assessment or a program evaluation, sooner or later you are going to need a Likert-type scale. You also may have a question about using odd or even numbers in the Likert-Type Scale, here is some insight on that. Here are several types of scales that you might find handy.

Three Lessons Learned from a 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Implementation

Kapp Notes

Time must be allocated in advance of the program to provide basic instruction on platform navigation and mentoring must be made available. It is important to separate the learning associated with coming up to speed on the platform from the learning that will be delivered within the program. Here are three "lessons learned" in from an actual 3D virtual world implementation.

Training Magazine Closes and Now, it appears, So Do the Conferences

Kapp Notes

Julie Groshens Conference Program Director The Nielsen Company Leah Nelson Senior Conference Program Manager The Nielsen Company And I would just like to say "THANK YOU" to Leah and Julie who were a pleasure to work with, professional and committed individuals! __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. We’re well aware that learners probably don’t retain much 2-3 days after the training program – especially in the absence of an opportunity to apply what they have learnt right away.

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

Kapp Notes

where I discussed all the neat things our students do in the program for the Department of Instructional Technology while earning a Master of Science in Instructional Technology in our program. When you consider enrolling in an instructional design program, consider its impact not only on you as a student but on the community in which it resides. A while back I wrote an entry called Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Q&A With Student from King's College

Kapp Notes

I was asked to do quality control on a computer-based learning program. The program was very elementary. Then, a short-time later in graduate school we were introduced to an early version of HyperCard a computer-flip card program that allowed for linking and branching, then I knew that online learning would be revolutionary and that it was just a matter of time. From time to time, I get questions from students who have an assignment to speak to someone in the field.

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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.

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.

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.

Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Can I run more than one program? The iPad is here. After all the hype, which it didn’t quite live up to, there was a lot of commentary web-wide on whether it’s suitable for elearning, or a specific type of learning. Here at Upside our camp is divided, there are iPad lovers and there are iPad baiters. The lovers are typically Apple fan-boys who are crazy about anything Apple, so their devotion to any bit of technology that Steve Jobs throws into the market is taken for granted.

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The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the First Day.

Visual Lounge

Clint Hoagland - Software Test Specialist, Camtasia Relay: drum programming, engineering. What would you ever do if someone gave you a partridge in a pear tree? I often wondered that when hearing the song, " The Twelve Days of Christmas ". All the gifts were impractical in that song.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Although this usually requires a higher budget than other strategies, look around for pre-programmed games that work with your tool set. This might help some learners buy in to the program. Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need.

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.


Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

Design a curriculum or program. Provide for the effective implementation of instructional products and programs. A reader named Michaela recently emailed to ask what an instructional designer does.

Adobe Captivate 4: Train the Agents

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you have installed Captivate and the Text to Speech Utility, you'll typically find the tool in the following location: Program FilesAdobeAdobe Captivate 4VTKate or Paul (depending on the agent you selected when you recorded)M16bin.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

The most important of these is the programming standard Microsoft Speech Application Programming Interface (SAPI) for Windows. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

Ideally a cost-benefit analysis should be done to measure the direct and indirect costs involved in the design, development, delivery, and maintenance of the program. If individuals are used to attending training programs in far-away idyllic locations, also giving them time off work for a few days, they may fail to understand the concept of learning while sitting at their desks in front of their computers.