Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M.

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SoftChalk Announces New Scoring Solution at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

This new scoring solution uses the IMS LTI and Basic outcomes framework that allows integration of remote tools and content into any LMS. SoftChalk LLC, a rapid content authoring tool, announces the development, in collaboration with the IMS Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) group, of SoftChalk ScoreCenter.

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Experiencing E-Learning » Weekly Bookmarks (3/7/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Meet up at Learning Technologies; score tickets to the show

Adobe Captivate

If you would like to score one, shoot me an email. learning technologies 2010 , captivate for mac , captivate twitter widget. I’m going to be in London on the week of Jan 25th attending the Learning Technologies conference.

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Quiz Maker Pro Give Away

eLearning Cyclops

They created a sample quiz, which if you score 100% you will be included in our drawing for a free one year copy. In The Classroom (Quiz Maker) The deadline is December 27, 2010. I will select a name from all who scored 100% and announce the lucky winner December 29th right here on this blog. ProProfs has been nice enough to give one of our lucky readers a free copy of Quiz Maker Pro.

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#LS2010 Keynote with Jonah Lehrer: How We Decide

Learning Visions

Kids praised for trying hard end up scoring 30% higher – this changed the way they learned from their mistakes… Let’s look at planes and pilots 80% safer to travel by plane than by car. The marshmallow test turns out to be predictive of later SAT scores, grades, etc.

Adobe Captivate 4: Let's Review from the Beginning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ensure the Points are set to 0 so that the click box will not be added to the final quiz score. Be sure to select Allow User to review quiz , Show score at end of quiz and Allow backward movement. by Lori Smith.

It’s that time of year again: Bloomsburg’s Corporate Advisory Council Meeting

Kapp Notes

To add even more technology to the mix we are using iPod Touches to keep score of student presentations.

SoftChalk Announces New Scoring Solution at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

This new scoring solution. SoftChalk LLC, a rapid-content authoring tool, announces the development, in collaboration with the. IMS Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) group, of SoftChalk ScoreCenter. uses the IMS LTI and Basic outcomes framework that allows integration of remote tools and content. into any LMS.

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Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

The company does want the ability to track course completion and assessment scores.'. I'd suggest that they define and follow eLearning standards for the following reasons: Trackability of course completion and scoring. By Jay Lambert. This question pops up now and again, particularly with those just starting to offer eLearning courses to their associates. As with most anything, arguments can potentially be made either way.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

Such data may include productivity statistics, quality scores, complaint volumes, engagement indices… whatever can be analysed to identify training needs and/or evaluate learning outcomes. In my articles Online courses must die!

Why Games Make Great Learning Solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

Finally – I have time to write a blog post about some of the wonderful stuff I’m immersed in at DevLearn 2010. Assessment – The scoring nature of games makes it easy to assess progress and learning. Probably my favorite sessions today revolved around games in learning. Jerry Bush, the “game guy&# for Cisco shared what Cisco is doing with learning games – and it’s really impressive.

Honest football

E-Learning Provocateur

Incident D: The attacking player chips the ball over a defender, raises his arm to tap the ball to his feet, then scores. As Australia bows out of the World Cup, please forgive my first‑ever off‑topic post… As usual, the Socceroo journey was characterised by adversity.

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Hiding your skin in Captivate 5

Integrated Learnings

Upon arriving on the scoring and results page, the navigation bar would be turned back on and the student would be able to review the lesson and retake the assessment if necessary. By Susan O'Connell.

Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

This means that applications use a common set of verbs (such as GET and POST) and nouns (standard definitions of ‘student,’ ‘course,’ ‘score,’ etc.)

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Regardless of whether it’s a pre-class micro-course (5 -10 min) or a post class follow-up in the form of summaries, scenarios that help learner apply some of what they learnt; quizzes (you can even track scores if you wish), mobile devices work perfectly well.

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Five Lessons From Learning Game Development

Upside Learning

Be sure of how you score players – decide on what variables the score will depend, what clearly defines a winning score and how the system will compute it.

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Rapid Performance Improvement: The Two-Minute Drill

The Peformance Improvement

If the quarterback provides the necessary leadership, the team is often successful in scoring during those final two minutes.

Why Games Make Great Learning Solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

Finally – I have time to write a blog post about some of the wonderful stuff I’m immersed in at DevLearn 2010. Assessment – The scoring nature of games makes it easy to assess progress and learning. Probably my favorite sessions today revolved around games in learning. Jerry Bush, the “game guy&# for Cisco shared what Cisco is doing with learning games – and it’s really impressive.

25 years of working experience in 8 simple lessons

Challenge to Learn

In my survey I scored clearly as a professional. On may first 1985 I began my first official job, this means I now work 25 years. Time for a quick overview of my career so far and the lessons learned.

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

Instructors are able to modify score reports to provide feedback. For some of the more useful features, such as viewing score reports, an active paid account is required. Final score reports can be modified to be shown as the instructor wishes. Weaknesses All of the more useful features require a paid account, and even score reports cannot be viewed without one. There is no way to choose how score reports are shown to students.

Looking for Ideas on How to Measure Virtual World Learning

Kapp Notes

When observing the learner role-playing in an authentic situation, the instructor assigns a skill level to the behavior and the skill level is associated with a score. If they included the minimum, they would receive a low score. If the integrated the elements together and carefully thought through the design, they’d receive a higher score. I'm looking for some help on this.

Interview with Ana Donaldson: Episode #5 on EdTechTalk ID Live

Learning Visions

Evaluating performance through rubric – half of their score is how they contribute to that group. The symposia will begin July 20, 2010 with a dinner and end on July 23, 2010 before noon. In this week’s edition of Instruction Design Live, we talked with Ana Donaldson author of Engaging the Online Learner. These are my liveblogged notes while participating in the conversation. Apologies if they don’t always cohere.

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Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

eLearning 24-7

Provides score and in-depth analysis on how well your site does on a mobile device. Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). What I did not include in this blog posting. SDKs for all the Smartphones. I can list them if this of interest, but there are plenty of sites that provide this information.

Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

eLearning 24-7

Provides score and in-depth analysis on how well your site does on a mobile device. Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). What I did not include in this blog posting. SDKs for all the Smartphones. I can list them if this of interest, but there are plenty of sites that provide this information.

When should we “help” adults get it right?

Bottom-Line Performance

“Good scores mean high praise and cash bonuses. Last week I was driving to a meeting listening to NPR. I ended up sitting in my car for a few minutes once I arrived at my destination to listen to an incredible story. Apparently there is an ongoing investigation in the Atlanta public school system to determine if adults corrected answers to standardized tests for students.

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When should we “help” adults get it right?

Bottom-Line Performance

“Good scores mean high praise and cash bonuses. Last week I was driving to a meeting listening to NPR. I ended up sitting in my car for a few minutes once I arrived at my destination to listen to an incredible story. Apparently there is an ongoing investigation in the Atlanta public school system to determine if adults corrected answers to standardized tests for students.

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

The program, dubbed BaseCamp 2010, addressed 40 participants drawn from the senior and mid-level ranks of the company. We also announced class average scores through the Twitter gadget. The whole of BaseCamp 2010 was delivered in asynchronous mode, and that did not stop us from interacting in meaningful ways. I recently conducted a one-month leadership development program at Harbinger Group.

Learning New Skills

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s alternately frustrating (when I fail at tasks I know a 6-year-old has mastered) and thrilling (when I more than double my initial score at a game in less than an hour). I want to learn to play video games, because I think it will boost my brain in ways that I am excited about – and I think it will make me a better learning designer. Video games change your brain in ways not directly addressed in the game.

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Hard to read, easy to learn?

Clive on Learning

" The article describes new research at Princeton University which showed that students scored better on memory tests about biology when presented with information in harder to read fonts. A recent article in The Economist entitled Learning difficulties describes a paradox of educational research which is that when you present information in a way that looks easy to learn it often has the opposite effect.

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eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part I

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

They found that by combining both types of images, viewers scored better at performing procedural tasks than they did by viewing either dynamic or static images alone. by AJ George If you're a habitual blog reader, then you've already been made privy to my foray into the effective use of fonts and some font resources.

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eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #14

Upside Learning

Ribbon Hero – Ribbon Hero is a game for Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2007 and 2010, designed to help you boost your Office skills and knowledge. Play games (aka “challenges&# ), score points, and compete with your friends while improving your productivity with Office.

Mobile Learning – SMS Can Get You Started

Upside Learning

Where does SMS score highly? Mobile is surely the future of learning. I believe that and have written about it earlier – here and here.

Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study

Learning Visions

Did Kronos use a score card? Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The following are my notes from Part 2 of the webinar: Our Journey: Harnessing Moodle to Deliver Customer Training Kronos – Scott Severn and Lynn Bennett – manage the customer training team for Kronos. Kronos delivers products and services to customers managing workforce. Scott and Lynn are with customer services group and deliver training to customers – through Moodle.

ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

This are my liveblogged notes from Thursday, January 28 Keynote at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Updates metrics on your scoring spreadsheet. students scores are updated daily. Prius is first video game car – it comes with a high score!) Richard Hilleman, the man behind the EA sports brand (Madden football) -- currently focused on EA’s internal university. People Lie… …but their actions don’t. This is the most important trend in video game design.

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What's New in Captivate 5? Twitter, That's What!

eLearning Cyclops

Adobe.com Tracking and reporting Satisfy basic evaluation needs at no extra cost by tracking and reporting key performance metrics, such as average score and pass or fail rates, without having to invest in a Learning Management System. During #LrnChat it was mentioned that Captivate 5 will include integration with Twitter. I think this is good news and a good start for incorporating social media in asynchronous courses.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

And when I say ROI it should not be how many people were trained and what their training scores were. I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays.