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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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!

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Trending Sources

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.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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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How Much Do People Forget?

Will at Work Learning

Here is some information so cited (as of December 2010): People forget 40% of what they learned in 20 minutes and 77% of what they learned in six days ([link]. This blog post is excerpted from the full report, How Much Do People Forget? Click here to download the full report.

A peak at “Learning in 3D”

Janet Clarey

I was happy to be asked to participate in a Blog Book Tour for the newly released book Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration by Karl M. Kapp and Tony O’Driscoll.

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Fair measures

Learning with e's

For example, Assessing Pupil Progress (APP) is a means of measuring a learning over a period of time using students' own previous attainment scores and mapping them against their current ones. Many forms of assessment have been tried in schools.

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.

A new vision for IT customer training

Clive on Learning

Where the new IT customer training will score is in the enormous benefits that can be achieved in terms of customer loyalty. A month back I had the fortune of being asked to present to CEdMA, an association of senior training managers in large IT companies who have the responsibility for training up their organisations’ customers in their various products. It was clear from their discussion that the market was changing: Customers are demanding shorter courses.

Patch to fix the issue with reporting percentage scores in Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Issue: Even if the reporting option is set to ‘Percentage’, Adobe Captivate 5 reports ‘Scores’ to LMS. For example, if 35 questions out of 70 were answered correctly by an elearner, Adobe Captivate reports 35 instead of 50%. To resolve this issue, install the latest patch from Adobe. This patch is currently for Windows only.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Basic Usability

Upside Learning

Here’s some food for thought — Do learners taking a course which scores high on aesthetics but low on usability, find themselves in the same predicament as Alice in Blunderland? Some days ago, I wrote about some basic design principles pertinent to the presentation of information. Taking that forward, this post specifically addresses the issue of ‘ Usability ’. In eLearning, usability is simply about designing interfaces to the content that learners find convenient and practical to use.

Do we really need narration?

Making Change

In one study , students who read silent text at their own pace finished more quickly and scored better on both retention and transfer tests than did students who used a narrated version of the materials. When should elearning be narrated?

Do we really need narration?

Making Change

In one study , students who read silent text at their own pace finished more quickly and scored better on both retention and transfer tests than did students who used a narrated version of the materials. When should elearning be narrated?

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.

Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

The eLearning applications developed in AIR enable learner to take the courses offline and publish the various updates like scores or completion status when they are online again. Adobe Flash Professional is undoubtedly the most popular tool for custom eLearning development. With the help of its inbuilt programming language ActionScript developers can code interactions, communicate with servers, program animations etc. The latest version of ActionScript- ActionScript 3.0 [AS AS 3.0]

Adobe Captivate 4: Let's Review from the Beginning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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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Do People Learn Like Buildings Do?

Usable Learning

With a typical student we stood a decent chance of improving their Quantitative (Math, Logic, Problem-Solving) scores, but we usually couldn’t make much of a dent in their Verbal scores.

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.

Articulate, Moodle, and SCORM

eLearning Blender

While it is a fairly simple process, many eLearning developers run into problems tracking scores for Articulate courses in Moodle. All it takes is one wrong setting for your scores to not be tracked and there are a lot of SCORM settings to choose from in both programs. Quiz score - Best used for Quizmaker and Presenter projects that include a Learning Objects quiz. You've got Moodle and Articulate now you want them to talk to each other using SCORM.

Using SCORM with Adobe Captivate and Moodle

eLearning Blender

It means that you can create an eLearning tutorial with Adobe Captivate that will communicate the users scores and other information to the gradebook in Moodle. You may need to login as a student to ensure that scores are tracked in Moodles grade book. If you are thinking about using Moodle and Adobe Captivate together one of the first things you need to take into consideration is the use of SCORM. Both Moodle and Adobe Captivate are SCORM 1.2 and 2004 compatible.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

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.

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.

Correlation Without Causation

The Peformance Improvement

Even David Brooks, a highly respected journalist and editorial columnist for the New York Times, demonstrates this bias toward causation in his December 7, 2010 column. Daylight savings time lowers SAT scores. Organizational leaders often misinterpret social science data.

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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Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

Game mechanics, scoring, points, time elements, pattern seeking, item matching, content ratings are quickly working their way into almost every element of life. At the end, players see (anonymously) how their scores stack up. A leaderboard keeps track of the best scores.

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.

Facebook vs The LMS: Can Someone explain this to me?

Mark Oehlert

Report a score? Here are some numbers from the Facebook press room : More than 400 million active users. 50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day. More than 35 million users update their status each day. More than 60 million status updates posted each day. More than 3 billion photos uploaded to the site each month. More than 5 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each week. More than 3.5

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.

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.

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.