PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union Tool

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Two of the coolest new tools in PowerPoint 2010 (especially if you like to make your own graphics) are the Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. Previously in PowerPoint, if you wanted to join two shapes you would use the Group tool. Locating the Shape Union Tool.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. I understand this list is more inclined towards tools that learning professionals use for their own learning as opposed to those used for creating learning programs or training sessions.

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PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Subtract Tool

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week we learned how to find and use the Shape Unite tool. This week we're going to shift focus to its partner command, the Shape Subtract tool. Locate on your ribbon where you have added the Shape Subtract tool and click it. by AJ George.

PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the latest version (2010), uploading videos from the web is easier than ever. Note: Your ribbon may not include the Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools seen above. by AJ George. According to their recent reports, every minute 35 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.

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). OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. Assessment tool built in, Powerpoint Integration. Assessment tool built in.

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. That said – I’m still under the impression that my central eLearning Predictions for 2010 is going to come true. At the end of the year, we will be saying: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” But I also thought I’d cheat and use what eLearning Learning is telling me the hotter topics are for the first 3 months of 2010.

Tools 2.0

Bottom-Line Performance

I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year, and is feeling ready for 2010. The tools don’t change those outcomes – and I want to start the month stating that very clearly. Because the tools are really cool – and it’s very easy to get carried away by just how cool they can be.

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April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Lists top 25 blog posts on varied topics around rapid eLearning, including authoring tools, effective techniques and decision considerations. Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications. Lists development tools and SDKs for developing Augmented Reality applications.

May 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Debates if HTML5 is ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development on grounds of browser support, cross platform/browser compatibility, audio/video support and development tools.

E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

This is a free webinar that will cover a specific topic each month – the debut session is October 14th, 2010 at 4 p.m. When you register and attend Social Learning: C the New, C the Possible and C the Evolution , you will be entered to win a one year subscription to Rapid Intake’s online, collaborative rapid authoring tool, Unison™. This is a one year subscription to one of the premier content authoring tools out on the market. Coming at the end of October 2010.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

2010 Predictions - Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

January's Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog asks for our 2010 predictions. Tablets will be very popular in 2010 and eventually some will add ability to effectively display reader friendly book text. This will include better search functions, a mobile app that actually works (yes, I went there), and a TweetChat style app (increasing its ability to function as a social learning tool). So, here we go; m-Learning continues to grow.

Finding Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

tools. If you don’t have your priorities defined, wandering around the internet looking for tools can eat tremendous amounts of time. So, whether it’s your or your second step, looking for tools will be a part of your process at some level.

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Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

Of course, it’s the programming we do with eLearning authoring tools that results in a polished, interactive learning product. By Shelley A. Gable. Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Just about every model, trend, and best practice in the field supports one of the phases of ADDIE.


Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

Other like Routes is a blend of game and TV show, Science of Scams is game based TV show, and Battlefront is a TV+ tools show. I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London.

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Informal Learning - 2010

eLearning Cyclops

I think there is little doubt that it will grow further in 2010, but I also expect it to find more of a foothold in corporate training departments where its adoption been a challenge. There are many social media tools and approaches. Be strategic when identifying social media tools, how they will be implemented, and how you can facilitate learning within the media. Informal learning (a.k.a. social learning) grew immensely in 2009.

E-Learning Award Winners 2010

Clive on Learning

Reflecting on My 2010 Blog Posts and Happy New Year

eLearning Cyclops

So, I took a look at my most popular posts during 2010. Here are the top 10 posts written in 2010: My e-Learning Don’ts A Few Practical Tips on Storyboarding Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June’s Big Question Looking for THE SCORM Resource?

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.

A Few 2010 Training Industry Statistics

Kapp Notes

Here are a few highlights: Average training expenditures per learner in 2010=$1,041. 32% of training budgets decreased in 2010. 51% of companies do not use application simulation tools for learning. The average expenditure for training outsourcing was $257,871 in 2010. Every year Training puts out a “state of the industry report&# well worth the read. Average hours of training per employee=40.1 (up up 9 from 2009).

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Comes with Jackdraw authoring tool, and in the tool you can use Captivate, Articulate, Camtasia & PowerPoint content. Assessment tools, audit trails, communication, learner and admin functionality exists in this system. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. These standout to me.

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.

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. LMS: Strategy or Tool? Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications.

eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap

Learning Visions

Trying to figure out what eLearning authoring tools to use? Check out this collaborative eLearning Authoring tools Mindmap. Tags: authoring tools Not sure where to get started? I started it a year ago and my has it grown!

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools. Lists some features and functions that eLearning professionals normally expect from authoring tools. Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. On broad level those tools can be categories into tools for: Enterprise application like LMS, LCMS.

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. CourseLab - E-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating very nice interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. MOS Solo - Content authoring tool. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. WBT Express - Content authoring tool.

2010: The year we fake contact

Learning with e's

Social networking tools create contacts. It's for these reasons I may take the plunge and also close down my Facebook account in 2010. Tags: MySpace 2010 Plurk friending FaceBook Bebo Warning - This one is a bit of a rant. That's what they were designed to do.

My Learning Tools

ID Reflections

This set me thinking about how I manage my personal knowledge and from there it led to the tools I use to do in this networked world. Lately, I have started using a number of Web tools actively. Evernote : This is another tool I use very frequently and actively.

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Training Trends 2010: What’s happening and so what?

Bottom-Line Performance

The tech toolbox HAS to be big - you can’t just use one tool and expect it do be your one-size fits all learning solution. Instructional designers may not have the technical proficiency to use all the tools, but they better be able to identify appropriate tools and figure out what to use when (or know who to ask. For me, it’s more about recognizing when letting people learn on their own is okay - and creating tools that make it easier for this to happen.

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Predictions for 2010

Clark Quinn

Several technologies are poised to cross the chasm: social tools, mobile technologies, and virtual worlds. While I don’t know that these technologies will actually cross over (I’m notoriously optimistic), they’re pretty much ready to be: Social I’ve mentioned plenty before, and everyone and their brother is either adding social learning capabilities to their suites, or creating a social learning tool company.

E-Learning Tools List – Top 10 for 2010

The E-Learning Curve

So without further ado, here is my Third Annual Top 10 E-Learning Tools. E-Learning Tools List – Top 10 for 2010 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning C4LPT centre for learning and performance technologies elearning 2010 jane hart top 10 elearning tools My, how time flies.

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LMS: Strategy or Tool?

Upside Learning

Are more customers looking it as a mere tool which automates tasks and increases the productivity and efficiency of training department or are they looking it as a ‘solution’ or maybe something much bigger than that as well – strategy? Is it strategy or is it just a tool?

Free eLearning Tools

eLearning Brothers

It’s typically not the tool that makes good eLearning, it’s the creativity and instructional design. Here is a list of free software/tools: Audio/Video Capture and Editing. Tags: Featured Instructional Design free tools

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Learning Tools

Clark Quinn

Owing to sins in my past, I not only am speaking on mobile learning at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions conference e-Learning Foundations Intensive session, but also introduced the tools section.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory

eLearning 24-7

Listed below is the RCAT (Rapid Content Authoring Tools) Directory. Directory does NOT include any free authoring tools, since those are available elsewhere on this blog. Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory. Next week: Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality. Features 102 vendors. Feel free to use and share directory. File has been tested and is free of spyware, malware, and viruses, and any or all nasties. : ).

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.