Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby Track Changes in Microsoft Word is an indispensible tool for editing, but it is not the best tool for the job in every editorial situation. You may find that both tiny details and big-picture edits cause you-and your reviewers-to want less tracking, not more. Deleting the space with Track Changes turned on will create a mark that looks like this: Power-Point. Making the change without tracking it is a good idea.

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Social Media Tracking the Nation's Mood

Kapp Notes

Check out this video showing how researchers used Tweats to determine the mood of the country and individual states. A few highlights from the research: The "early morning and late evening" have the "highest level of happiness."

eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report

Learning Visions

In case you missed this, the eLearning Guild has recently released the 2010 Salary and Compensation Report (United States) by Temple Smolen, culled from data provided by eLearning Guild members.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. Procurement Tracking. 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. I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Categories. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Open Source Systems – That have to be 100% free to be considered.

Time tracking with Toggl

Janet Clarey

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.&# ~William James. It’s pretty damn easy to procrastinate when you work from home (or even if you don’t). I’ve worked from my home office for over four years now.

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July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

detailing how eLearning will actually transform from a content delivery and tracking mechanism. In continuation to our series of monthly roundup posts, here is a collection of our top 10 posts for July, each accompanied by a quick brief. LMS- Is It Still About Classroom Training Management?

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. 

Google nGram tracks word usage over time

Jay Cross

Google nGram viewer shows the frequency of words in books over time. Frequency of social, informal, training, and learning over the last century. Live view. Just Jay

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PowerPoint 2010: Audio Won't Trim? Compress It!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The first track was 2 minutes long, but you trimmed it down to 15 seconds and set it to play across slides. Perhaps your plan was to play the first track when the presentation started, move to the second slide, let the track end and then have the second track start. You probably set the second track on the second slide to start right after the first track ended, which is the correct process. by AJ George.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Protecting Reputations Online in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , January 6, 2010. A Few Thoughts on the Nexus One - OReilly Radar , January 5, 2010. Networking Reconsidered - HarvardBusiness.org , January 4, 2010. Tonight On CrunchGear: Live At CES - TechCrunch , January 7, 2010. The opposite of “open” is “theirs” - Joho the Blog , January 14, 2010.

The Disconnect As I See It – #LT10UK

Upside Learning

Learning Technologies 2010 was a great learning experience. His argument is primarily against the LMS systems which help us feel in control of providing & measuring access, completions, reporting, tracking, but not learning.

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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.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

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. 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!

Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Learning Content Management > Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 March 11th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment A couple of weeks ago, Xyleme presented at Intelligent Content conference hosted by the Rockley Group.

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Right-click the audio track on the timeline and notice that a shortcut menu pops up with audio options including Mute , Fade In , Fade Out , and Volume. by AJ George.

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Writing & Grammar: Can I Change the Appearance of Balloons in Word 2007?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Most other balloon settings are found in the Track Changes Options dialog box. Click the bottom half of the Track Changes tool, and select Change Tracking Options. by Jennie Ruby. Short answer: yes.

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Here’s How to Be an E-Learning Superstar in 2010

Rapid eLearning

If you’re in the same boat, here are some tips to help make 2010 a good year for you. So if you want 2010 to be the year you really kicked your elearning skills into gear, here are some tips on how to join the rapid elearning community. You won’t regret it and you’ll have a great 2010.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

More specifically, it should deliver, track and record standalone tests that are linked to particular competencies. 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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eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part III

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Keeping track of a full spectrum of colors and how they relate to an even wider array of emotions and sentiments can get overwhelming. by AJ George.

Interactive Example: World's fastest track awaits sliders at Whistler

Take an e-Learning Break

An in-depth look at the Whistler Sliding Center, where bobsled, luge and skeleton athletes are expected to set speed records. Check it out: [link

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Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?

Bottom-Line Performance

You can easily track how many employees view the site and even allow comments to the webinar for employees to ask questions or clarify points. Confession time: I like reality shows, especially those that show personal transformations.

Mediasite Rocks: UW DL conference presentation: Micro-Collaboration

Web Courseworks

See me below giving my “Enabling Collaboration with Experts” talk at the recent University of Wisconsin Distance Teaching and Learning conference on August 5, 2010. The workflow from capture to publish to tracking learner attendance.

Sonic Foundry's Media Site

Web Courseworks

See me below giving my “Enabling Collaboration with Experts” talk at the recent University of Wisconsin Distance Teaching and Learning conference on August 5, 2010. The workflow from capture to publish to tracking learner attendance.

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Adobe Captivate: Analyze and Chart Quiz Data Without an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the past, if you created an eLearning quiz and needed to track the results, your only option was to use a Learning Management System (LMS). After that, you can use the Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer, a free AIR-based desktop application, to track the learner results.

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Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

A leaderboard keeps track of the best scores. Gamification – making things that don’t seem to be a game into a game is growing in popularity.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. I was also struggling for clients who needed very simple learning tracking but with some customizations.

Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

I will begin this post with Paul's comment on FB and then track the conversation we had. This started with a conversation on Facebook, that went to Buzz and came back to FB again. This was a conversation between Paul (Twitter name: @simbeckhampson) and me.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

There are vendors in the e-learning space whereas an end user can create a quiz have it been seen on the smart phone and then after it is completed the data goes into their (whomever the end user’s vendor) LMS/LCMS for tracking and data reports. I conducted a survey, which found that 45% of companies planned to incorporate social learning into their LMS/LCMS by the end of 2010. From Pew Research Center 2010.

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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. Here are the slides: Bridging the Boomer/Gamer Knowledge Gap in the Library View more presentations from kkapp.

Strategy Questions

The Peformance Improvement

What critical performance variables are you tracking? Organizations often track too many measures which dilutes the value of the process. Nothing is as useful as a good question. Organizational evaluation and performance improvement are essentially about asking the right questions.

Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

Do you need to control learner access to courseware, track learner progress, or monitor the effectiveness of your eLearning content? The company does want the ability to track course completion and assessment scores.'. All of the above said, you might not need a standard if you are rolling out single courses that don't need to match a curriculum or be tracked. By Jay Lambert.

e-Learning projects to go

Moodle Journal

It was a while ago now that I was asked to head up an e-learning project initiative here at the college. Just this week the proposal finally received that seal of approval, funding.

LMS: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

Works excellent for course management, delivery and tracking of formal learning. The LMS has been a hot discussion topic for some time now.

I Came, I Saw, I Learned.: eLearning: What's in a Name?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I also took the Google Trend tracking a bit further to compare mobile learning, mLearning and m-learning. by AJ George When it comes to learning over the internet, there's been a lot of debate in the industry over the name "eLearning."

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Just-In-Time Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Inspire is “…a web-based tool that empowers employees to take ownership of their leadership development by enabling them to build, drive and track their own leadership development plan.” Facts and figures everywhere…not a drop to drink (my apologies to Samuel Taylor Coleridge).