Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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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.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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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.

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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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.

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

Here are some blog postings, presentations and up coming events that I am trying to keep track of so I decided to put them all in one place. 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."

MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success

Kapp Notes

Using Social Media to Track the Nation's Mood --what Tweets have to say about our mood. I am giving a presentation today at 1:00 EDT. Called Social Media and Student Success:Leveraging Social Learning Tools. It will last for 90 minutes.

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

The exhibit hall provided a show case for vendor products and services and if you clicked on the exhibit for information, the system could launch a web site and gather information to assist the vendor in tracking visitors.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Functionality of some kind for offline tracking if courses are not being delivered from any LMS. For example, for a course published through Articulate, if I’d wanted SCORM tracking with a different behavior, I might be able to achieve that using the SDK provided by Articulate.

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.

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

Web delivered content can be tracked and managed through their proprietary mobile delivery and tracking system (MDTS). The Pushcast Player takes care of tracking and reporting to server.

Are you sure it's a training need?

Kapp Notes

The tracking and monitoring of administrative tasks is not performed at a satisfactory level. For example, customer warrantee information is not tracked properly. A Needs Analysis is needed because not all requests by managers or others for "training" are really going to be solved by training. Here is a list of some needs that are sometimes mistaken for training needs.

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.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

The Importance of Compliance Training There is no doubt that organisations need an LMS or LMS-type functionality to track training activity linked to compliance and mandatory requirements.

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

What actions or activities will need to be tracked? We move on to actually asking about tracking learners, how will learning activities or content be administered and tracked?

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The ability to measure informal learning may be done through the system itself, and constant tracking of some metrics will help learning designers monitor the ‘learning/performance health’ of the system and its users.

Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning

Rapid eLearning

If all you’re trying to do is share information and track completion before December 31, then build a course that’s appropriate for those objectives. Enter the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards. At the recent ASTD conference, I was asked how to create engaging elearning.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

Best Features The program allows users to set up a ‘class’ so there is a unique login and password to track users. I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! PowerPoint tutorials tracked by the Articulate community team.

Web 3.0 and onwards

Learning with e's

Tracking back I could see that many people had discovered the presentation and had deemed it worthy enough to embed within their own websites and blogs, and that many more had commented on Twitter and elsewhere. Web 3.0: The way forward? View more presentations from Steve Wheeler.

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Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

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.

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). Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began.

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Don’t Convert! Redesign Instructor-Led Training for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Does the organization have a system in place to administer and track eLearning (e.g., By Shelley A. Gable. Though eLearning isn’t new to the training field anymore, it’s still relatively new to many organizations. And once those organizations buy into the benefits of eLearning, many are tempted to run and dive into the deep end of the pool as quickly as possible. Sometimes even before taking a swimming lesson…or changing into a proper bathing suit. The result?

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Sixth Day.

Visual Lounge

Place the image on your timeline on the top most track. This ensures it will appear over all the other video tracks and won't be covered up by another track. We're half way through our "12 days of Screencasting. Have you found the tips useful? Today you're in for a tasty treat.

What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

And to track my understanding over time… The original Agile Manifesto, which is my source of inspiration, can be found here. I complete exactly 3 months at ThoughtWorks today. While this has been a momentous career shift for me, I may not have written a blog post on it except for the learning. Needless to say, an understanding (albeit very rudimentary) of the Agile philosophy supersedes all other learning (and that has been plentiful too).

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Elearning example: Branching scenario

Making Change

We added enough twists to end up with 12 paths through the material, using a flowchart to keep track of everything. You’re a US Army sergeant in Afghanistan. Can you help a young lieutenant overcome cultural differences and make a good impression on a Pashtun leader?

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  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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Mobile Learning: Book Review

Kapp Notes

QR tags are gaining popularity as more and more companies are using them for tracking information. 2010), making it appealing to the business market. Recently, I was sent a copy of Gary Woodill’s latest book, The Mobile Learning Edge.

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part III

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

eLearning/mLearning: Easy Font Resources

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Tracking Down That Perfect Font. by AJ George. Last week I covered how a selective use of fonts can enhance the effectiveness of your eLearning and mLearning content. This week I have a few easy resources for working with fonts. Adding Distinct Personality with Handwriting.

Camtasia Studio 7 - Sneak Peek, Cursor Effects

Visual Lounge

The cursor now has it's own track on the timeline. Coming in Camtasia Studio 7 are editable cursor effects! A nice, new feature in Camtasia Studio 7 is that you'll be able to help viewers follow along by enlarging the mouse pointer, making it a spotlight, or visualizing clicks.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

You can manage which learners can take your course and track the learners progress. November 7, 2010 9:34 AM JasonOutThere said. November 7, 2010 11:18 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 7, 2010 12:50 PM Connie Malamed said.