Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

I have seen a significant increase in attention towards LMS both in terms of technology and also in terms of the end value being delivered by it to an organization, its end users (learners, instructors, and administrators). Educause – Learning Technologies. eLearning Technology.

Transferring Knowledge: Making Technology Work for Your Library Presentation Materials

Kapp Notes

Here are the materials for my presentation related to making technology work for your library. Tags: Technology Gamers Boomers Here are the slides: Bridging the Boomer/Gamer Knowledge Gap in the Library View more presentations from kkapp.

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Bloomsburg University Instructional Technology Students Win Awards

Kapp Notes

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Bloomsburg University College of Science and Technology Spring Honors Symposium and students from a number of departments were honored.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

2010 and beyond. Now is the age of learning technology in all its form – social, mobile and personalized. Social Mobile Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies are at the heart of this era of learning. Instructional Design has come a long way.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Augmenting reality - technology is going invisible

Lars is Learning

Here's my article, just published on Trainingzone as the headline story, exploring how augmented reality and mobile technology promise to radically improve learning effectiveness. Would value your comments and feedback. -- The pace of technological innovation continues to surprise. Tags: trainingzone e-learning gesture technology augmented reality kinect mobile learning performance support

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. Trainers won’t be replaced by technology.

Learning Technology Trends To Watch In 2011

The eLearning Coach

A look back at what we've seen in 2010 and speculation about 2011. Post from: The eLearning Coach Learning Technology Trends To Watch In 2011. eLEARNING 2.0

UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning. Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training. Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses. Social Learning Technology.

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.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

The topic was roughly (surprise) New Technology for eLearning. Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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LMS: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

Tags: Learning Management Learning Technology Learning Management System Learning Management Technology LMS LMS SWOT SWOT SWOT Analysis

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

In January 2010, over 75,000,000 people visited representing 1,100% growth over January 2009. The January 2010 sales surpassed December 2009 sales of 19.1 Estimated number of iPads sold as of April 11, 2010 821,000. Here are some more random Web 2.0

30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

Upside Learning

The domain is itself constantly evolving with the advances in technology & tools and and a better & deeper understanding of how we learn’. And some explain technological aspects that Instructional Designers should be aware of. eLearning Technology by Tony Karrer.

3 Barriers to adoption of Serious Games/Immersive Learning Simulations

Kapp Notes

So the most critical aspect is not the technology (which is the focus of many when thinking about games/simulations) rather the most critical aspect is the design.

Contest: Test Your 3D Instructional Design Skills and Win Some Money

Kapp Notes

The challenge will pit instructional designers of all experience levels against each other in a 30 day Serious Games Challenge to create the most innovative learning simulation using drag and drop Thinking Worlds technology.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology. I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. I've really been striking out.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Tags: Rapid eLearning eLearning Development eLearning Technology Frameworks Rapid Authoring Tools

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology.

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies. Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE.

Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

So forget about trying to know everything; instead, exploit technology to extend your knowledge beyond your own brain. Academia is teeming with learning theories. Some of them are old, some of them are new.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

The SME may be recognised as a “Java&# SME because they have said so in their profile, or – if the technology is sophisticated enough – their contributions of Java-related content in the wiki and participation in Java-related conversations on the discussion forum flag them as such.

Report identifies problems with education

Kapp Notes

As indicated in the must-read The National Education Technology Plan (NETP) , Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology published by the US Department of Education, to achieve President Obama’s goal that “By 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world,” basic educational assumptions must be re-thought at the K-12 level. Lack of technological infrastructure for learning and teaching.

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

I have been blogging over there for a while about technology, check it out. 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."

The super small "Mactini"

Kapp Notes

In fact, it's so funny, its a little scary in terms of what it says about technology. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Here is a fun video for a Friday afternoon.

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

Upside Learning

Tags: Learning Management Learning Technology Cost Of Free LMS Cost Of Open Source LMS Free (Open Source) LMS Learning Management System LMS LMS selection open source LMS

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

Technology around us is evolving at a rapid pace and is in turn affecting a speedy evolution of learning technology. Which of these technology changes will impact training the most?

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Meet David Frazier, State of Alabama technology trainer

Visual Lounge

Meet David Frazier, State of Alabama technology trainer. With budgets being cut left and right, classroom training often suffers.and workers can fall further behind on technology. Our newsletter Editor, Daniel Foster , caught up with a Camtasia Studio user, David Frazier.

Army Discovers the Weapon to Kill PowerPoint Briefings…Video Games

Kapp Notes

And the problems they are solving with video game technology sounds like the problems of almost every organization I’ve encountered. Recently, there has been a lot of calls for the death of PowerPoint especially from the US Army.

Moving Games Forward

Kapp Notes

Barriers to adoption: Curriculum Requirements : Historically, schools have been reluctant to give up textbooks or purchase educational technologies that are either not clearly linked to state standards, or that have not proven their efficacy.

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Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life

Kapp Notes

You need a back up or need to test and retest the virtual world so that learners don't need to worry about technology when they are in virtual worlds. Having been a student using technology makes you a better designer using the technology.

Presentation Resources for DPW Webinar

Kapp Notes

Learning Technology View more presentations from kkapp. Here are some presentation resources that might be helpful when creating an exciting PowerPoint presentation.

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

The Online Learning Idea Book: 95 Proven Ways to Enhance Technology-Based and Blended Learning edited by Patti Shank. A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. That post seems to have got good circulation. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers.

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

Kapp Notes

Langer the Senior Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation, and Community Engagement and Dr. L. Agenda for the Global Learning Forum Last night I had the privileged of presenting to the U.S. Air Force’s Global Learning Forum (GLF) group in Second Life at Huffman Prairie Chi.

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Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Related posts: Mobile Learning Development at Upside The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology Skill-Pill: Just-in-Time Mobile Learning. Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly.