Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012. L&D needs to initiate a social learning program before the organization learns socially. ” 2 - Can Learnist hold the key to enterprise learning - Paul, 5 October 2012.

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

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All of these trends saw significant uptake in 2012… and look to continue. Meant to be consumed in a couple of minutes, snack learning is convenient when you have a five-minute break between meetings or need a quick tutorial on how to run a software program.

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Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin


Raptivity, the award-winning software for creating rapid e-Learning interactivities is speaking at eLearning Africa conference in Benin. Vinod Ganjoo, Sr.

Vote for Raptivity at the Best of Elearning! 2012 Awards


Awards are exclusively a reader’s choice awards program for e-learning products and services where you can share your choice of interactive building tool with fellow readers and users of [.]. It is time to support your favorite interactivity builder. The Best of Elearning!

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

The Guardian (2012), ‘Talking feedback’ 2 User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-generated content has been on many organizations’ authoring. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

5.Simulations embedded in a program of instruction are better tools for learning than stand alone simulations. Trainees learn more from simulations games that are embedded in a program of instruction than when simulation games are the sole instructional method.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Looking forward to a week of learning about learning with 1,200 of my peers at ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012. I’m gearing up for an early morning flight tomorrow to Las Vegas, baby.

EDGEX 2012: About Disruptive Education

ID Reflections

At a time when organizations were investing in formal, top downtraining programs, a vestige of the Industrial Era and Taylorist ideas of productivityimprovement, Cross, Marcia Conner and a few others were busy advocatinginformal learning, workscaping, the power of social tools and the importance ofbuilding one’s personal learning network.

TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are my slides from the TechKnowledge 2012 presentation “What Research Tells us about 3D Avatars, Storytelling and Serious games for Learning and Changing Behavior” plus videos and other links that go into more detail based on the topics I discussed. Kapp's ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation. 5.Simulations embedded in a program of instruction are better tools for learning than stand alone simulations.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 3-6, 2012 National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NIToP), 34 th , annual, The TradeWinds Island Grand Hotel, St.

Program Evaluation: A Process for Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

I was recently asked, “What is your view of program evaluation? At the risk of over-simplifying these two approaches to knowing, I would say that the purpose of evaluation is to improve programs, services, and organizations and to be accountable for results.

Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

Note, for easy reference, all the resources in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. “As the web rapidly transforms the way we consume knowledge, here’s a quick look at innovative tools, programs, and startups that are rapidly changing how we learn.”

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Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2012


2012 Awards. Readers and users of elearning solutions can nominate and vote for solutions across 26 different categories from May 15 th to August 1 st , 2012, and The Best of Elearning Awards 2012 will be honored at the Enterprise Learning! Day early November, 2012.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

BTW, one vendor told me, “they can export it into another database or program for deeper analysis” (congrats, this is the worst idea ever. For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. .

The Unexamined Leadership Program is Not Worth Doing

The Performance Improvement Blog

If you’re not going to evaluate a leadership development program, don’t do the program! End-of-program reactionnaires (aka smile sheets) don’t count as evaluation. observing) a leadership development program reinforces learning.

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Dashe & Thomson

Kirkpatrick’s Revised “Four Levels of Evaluation” model , what we need to do is find out what success looks like in the eyes of these senior managers and stakeholders and let them define their expectations for the training program.

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Dashe & Thomson

ADDIE Four Levels of Evaluation Instructional Design Kirkpatrick Training Development Training Evaluation Donald Kirkpatrick evaluation instructional design James Kirkpatrick Return on Expectations ROE training program Wendy Kirkpatrick

Three Great Takeaways from ASTD 2012


When I registered for the ASTD International Conference & Expo 2012 over a month ago, I planned to write a recap post for two reasons: First, it’s a chance to share what I learned so people who couldn’t attend might learn something from my experience.


The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

2012 and Beyond? I can’t remember being as excited as I am these days with the new opportunities that lie ahead in 2012. I will also be launching Online Training programs for these tools. So that’s it, that’s my plan for 2012. First and foremost, Happy New Year!

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RECP and Digitec Partner to Offer Online Certification Program

Association eLearning

The Real Estate Certification Program (RECP), Indiana’s oldest and largest real estate school, has partnered with Digitec to create and offer a new online course.

3 Secrets to Training Program Success


Every training implementation has an end goal of success – but what separates the best from the rest? While there are certainly many factors that can play into the success of a training effort, these three strategies will go a long way to making any organization’s training efforts successful: 1.

eLearning Conferences 2012


Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Only listings until June 30, 2012 are complete as dates, locations, or Internet addresses (URLs) were not available for a number of events held after this date. => January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] February23-24, 2012 MoodleMoot Austria ,Linz, Austria.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012.

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Dave Giberson

TechSmith Camtasia

I took a programming course in 1971 and loved it. Connect with Dave: The post EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Dave Giberson appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Welcome to EDUCAUSE. The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is right around the corner this November 6-9 in Denver (and online).

Awesome Virtual World Program: Sign Up Today

Kapp Notes

My friend, Randy Ran Hinrichs, of 2b3d who has a wonderful motto of “Move Photons, Not People” is offering a program that you need to take advantage of if you are involved, interested or curious about 3D virtual worlds. The program offers a Certificate in Virtual Worlds.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

Last week, I attended TK 2012 in Las Vegas. You also can purchase instructor led courses from Microsoft to Adobe to Hardware and OS, programming, etc. This was my third TK in a row to attend, and as usual it contained some WOW on the part of some products, some “huh” on others and even a few “boos” Overall Expo Analysis. Nice selection of vendors – in general.

ISTE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Mark Lada

TechSmith Camtasia

Since his school district started a laptop program about 14 years ago, Mark has become very involved with developing the tech program at his school. Programs like Camtasia and Snagit allow me to make short, quick tutorials that I can reach those kids with.

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Jane Maurer

TechSmith Camtasia

We trialed three different programs and investigated a few others so I’ll talk about how we did that, why we chose Camtasia Relay, and why other programs didn’t work. Connect with Jane: The post EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Jane Maurer appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Learning In Practice Awards 2012

CLO Magazine

Crull's outstanding work in developing learning and development strategies has made her the 2012 CLO of the Year. Coldwell Banker sales associates generate on average $6,500 more in gross commission per year if they attend a strategic learning program. HBP partnered with health insurance firm Humana to develop a program to provide new hires with a fundamental understanding of health insurance and the broader insurance business.

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

You can find more of the resources I enjoyed during the month in my 2012 Reading List.). June is now over – and for us here in the UK it’s been one of the wettest Junes since records began! But fortunately there’s been plenty of good stuff to read on the Web.

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My commencement address for the workforce learning class of 2012

The Learning Circuits

That happened a lot in Denver, at ASTD 2012. Thank you for inviting me to share this wonderful occasion with the workforce learning graduates of 2012. But I can’t tell you how often I hear people say they want to put the program in the classroom because they themselves like to learn in the classroom. In the opening keynote at ASTD 2012, Jim Collins reminded us of the importance of humility. I admit it. I love when people seek my opinion.

This Week on #TalkTech: iBooks Author, “Learnist” Social Learning Platform, and Downsides of BYOD Programs

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Join us at 3 pm EST on Twitter to learn how iBooks Author can replace “click next” eLearning, social learning platforms like Learnist can be used for organizational learning, and weighing the pros and cons of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs. Topic 3: What are the downsides of BYOD programs? We’ll explore some of the downsides companies like Cisco are seeing with BYOD programs.

Training Mojo: Stretching Your Training Dollar by Mixing Internal and External Tools and Programs

Your Training Edge

Summary: You can stretch your training dollar by carefully analyzing and choosing both internal and external tools and programs. What programs or tools are going to be absolutely necessary in the coming financial period? In your needs analysis process, be sure to divide the “must haves” from the “nice-to-haves” This way, you can prioritize easily and work toward the tools or programs you don’t absolutely need. What about your current programs?

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

In its Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2012 , Deloitte predicts that by the end of the year 2012, 500 million smartphones with a retail price of $100 or less will likely be in use worldwide.

Fresh from DevLearn 2012: Tin Can API

The Learning Dispatch

One of the hottest topics was the new Tin Can API (Application Programming Interface). DevLearn attracts many leaders in the online learning industry for its annual conference. This year 2,000 learning and development practitioners gathered in Las Vegas for the October 31 – November 2 event.

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

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Suggested Solutions to Homelessness: Create a program where the elderly watch young children during the day. Create a program that connects people for ride sharing and carpooling so they can get to jobs that are off a bus line.

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Adapting elearning programs cross-culturally


In today’s truly international work environment, trainers need to go beyond merely recognizing cultural differences to actually adapting their programs to accommodate for those differences – and in the process avoiding potentially costly errors.