Project case studies arriving

Moodle Journal

With July well underway, the first of the eLearning project case studies have started to arrive. What form will the case studies take? From the original group of proposals and for a number of reasons a few have dropped by the wayside.

The big question: predictions for 2010

Clive on Learning

The Big Question for January in the Learning Circuits Blog is, rather predictably, what are your predictions for 2010? In 2010, the pressure will reduce in many areas of the private sector, as the economy starts to recover and fear ceases to drive decision making.

British Telecom Dare2Share case study

Clive on Learning

Here at Learning Technologies 2010 I chaired a fascinating session looking at the learning applications of social media, presented by Jane Hart and British Telecom’s Peter Butler. There was a lot of interest in the BT case study and we ran out of question time, but luckily there are plenty of web resources that will allow you to follow up.

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. link] February 22-23, 2010.

Epic evaluation shows the value of preparing students for study

Clive on Learning

Brighton-based e-learning developer Epic and the University of Birmingham have used good old Donald Kirkpatrick's four levels of evaluation to demonstrate the worth of their Skills4uni study skills programme. Now I know Kirkpatrick knockers don't value level 1 evaluations (perhaps because that's as far as most evaluations get), but when a course of study is voluntary, as this is, you'll be running it for an audience of zero if students don't like it.

October 2010 Monthly Roundup: 5 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Building on the Chapman Alliance’s study on the efforts (number of hours) taken for development of various levels of custom eLearning, this post looks at the ‘levels’ (and hence the efforts) from a fresh perspective.

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?

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

The book presents through a range of stories/case studies and provides glimpses of the creative/design process used within IDEO. Throughout the book and the included CD-ROM there are piles of practical examples and case studies.

Submit a Case Study to LEEF 2010!

Usable Learning

Currently the call is out for Case Study sessions on topics related games and simulations in learning (the case study format is one of the real strengths of the forum). I suggest you submit a case study proposal for LEEF 2010 – an event that focuses on profiling case studies in games, simulations and virtual worlds. The Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum (LEEF) will take place in Harrisburg, PA on June 17-18, 2010.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

You can also use word clouds as the basis for writing a poem, for studying another language and for comparing two pages of information. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school.

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 On December 22, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In this the second part of my Review of 2010 I am going to present my 10 favourite resources that I have posted on my Pick of the Day (JPOD) and Social Media for Working and Learning (SMWL) blogs this year. 

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?)

Personal Learning Environment 2010

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Dozens of studies, reviews, conference presentations, concept papers and diagrams are now available. In mid-September, I plan to participate in this production from Stephen Downes, George Siemens, and Dave Cournier.

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.

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.

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2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging On December 28, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart During 2010 I used my two blogs (Jane's Pick of the Day and Social Media for Working and Learning ) to reflect on the impact of social media on learning,  the changing shape of workplace learning, as well as my own use of social media for professional use. 

AITD 2010 – spreading good intentions

Janet Clarey

I’m just back from the 2010 Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Conference in Sydney. Titled E-Learning 2010 , mine contained examples of e-learning courses along with a demonstration of a “2.0″ Old favorites dominated in our study.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

New Study Urges Colleges To Develop E-Learning Strategies For Higher Education : JISC. Augmented Reality Marketing In 2010 And Beyond.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 4

Upside Learning

As a surprise to no one, a recent study found that Google’s Android smartphone platform is the fastest-growing operating system in the U.S.

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.

Elearning! Summit Virtual Event - Free! November 4, 2010

Take an e-Learning Break

Join 1,600+ government, corporate and learning executives to hear the experts share their case studies, technology implementations and best practices at this live virtual event.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

8th, 2010). In Q3 2010, the average user on Facebook spent 23 minutes on the site, that is down from 56 minutes on the site previously listed in Q1 and Q2. A study conducted in Q2 2010 found that 60% of people stop using Twitter in the first month after signing up. Studies have shown that end users access LMSs, CMS, LCMS, Learning Portals, etc. Tags: E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning social learning social media study surveys vendors

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Research to Practice: Games and Simulations - Kapp Notes , November 17, 2010Here is some information I compiled for my presentation at CSTD based on some studies. 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. The New Features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Great content again this month.

eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Wilson did a study back in 2001 to determine if serif fonts (fonts with little lines on the tops and bottoms of characters such as Times New Roman ) or sans serif fonts (those without lines, such as Arial ) were more suited to being read on computer monitors.

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On the Road with Internet Time Alliance, December 2010

Jay Cross

Over the course of 18 days in December 2010, I took part in learning events in seven countries. Future doctors learn from diagnosing patients instead of studying academic subjects. You’d learn what’s needed instead studying fragmented, aging disciplines.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

8th, 2010). In Q3 2010, the average user on Facebook spent 23 minutes on the site, that is down from 56 minutes on the site previously listed in Q1 and Q2. A study conducted in Q2 2010 found that 60% of people stop using Twitter in the first month after signing up. Studies have shown that end users access LMSs, CMS, LCMS, Learning Portals, etc. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning social learning social media study surveys vendors

Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

Behaviourism is essentially the study of overt behaviour. In his study of child development, Jean Piaget posited that every learner has a mental representation of the world which he or she constructs through their experiences. Academia is teeming with learning theories.

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Social Game Studies is eLearning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Amplify’d from socialgamestudies.org Social Game Studies: A Workshop Report As social games represent a very new hybrid game genre, research on them is still few and far between. We (eLearning Designers) can learn a lot from game designers. Maybe you're sick of hearing that. But I'm obviously NOT getting to some of you Those people attending the DevLearn pre-conference certificate program by Brenda Brathwaite were treated to what I see as the future of Learning Design.

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Research to Practice: Games and Simulations

Kapp Notes

Here is some information I compiled for my presentation at CSTD based on some studies. In similar study conducted by Yee, Bailenson & Ducheneaut, (2009), had three control group. A study by Ersner-Hershfield et al.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t forget podcasts, RSS feeds, slideshows, infographics, animations, articles and real-life case studies. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring.

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McKinsey Discovers What We Already Knew About Training Impact

The Peformance Improvement

This survey was conducted online in January 2010 and received responses from 1,440 executives “representing the full range of regions, industries, functional specialties, and seniority.”.

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Augmented Reality for Learning

Tony Karrer

You may have wondered where the keywords come from. :) Actually, this leads to quite a treasure trove of great posts: Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications - Upside Learning Blog , April 30, 2010 Fighting Phobia's with Augmented Reality - Kapp Notes , July 6, 2010 Augmented Reality, Future for eLearning? Designing Impact , June 8, 2010 Augmented Reality: does it have a place/future in education?

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part III

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Williams of the University of New Orleans, ran a study with 38 dyslexic and 32 non-dyslexic children to see if their reading comprehension varied based on which color background black text was presented. by AJ George.

Finland Key Note Resources and Part One of Recap

Kapp Notes

In a study conducted by Yee and Bailenson (2006) It was found that negative stereotyping of the elderly was significantly reduced when participants were placed in avatars of old people compared with those participants placed in avatars of young people. As study by Ersner-Hershfield et al.

Learning in 3D Webinar: Tomorrow

Kapp Notes

Learners gather to hear about "Learning in 3D" Don't forget on April 6 2010 an exciting Learning in 3D Webinar. I will be presenting with co-author Tony O'Driscoll on the topic of Learning In 3d: Adding A New Dimension To Enterprise Learning And Collaboration with the Training Network.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki? trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Removing Stock Image Backgrounds If you have Microsoft Office 2010, you can use the new Background Removal feature found in PowerPoint, Word and Outlook to remove backgrounds easily. You don't need to have Microsoft Office 2010 to remove stock image backgrounds. by AJ George.