Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Authorware and ZebraZapps are alike in this goal, and it’s certainly true that by using ZebraZapps you can build complex freeform interactions, simulations, and serious learning games faster and more easily than with any other tools I know of (and we use a wide range of tools in our studios, so we’re quite familiar with the alternatives). Because of its speed and flexibility, it helps designers explore more alternative designs. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So, I teamed with alumni Robyn Defelice at Dishing Design and updated the article for ASTD. Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again). With my new book about Learning in 3D about to be released, I am always looking for new virtual 3D environments and worlds and wanted to keep track of ones that I have found with more a business focus.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Alternatively, add the app “ Haystack ” to your phone. An example of goal setting: 4 years ago at the ASTD ICE expo it was about finding translators who could translate our LMS into multiple languages, the year before it was simulation developers. Expensify to track expenses.

The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

ASTD’s 2011 Annual State of the Industry (SOIR) Report found even punier use of mobile for learning and support. ASTD’s 2011 Learning in the Palm of Your Hand report identified the same halting progress, accompanied by little action on mobile strategy or investment. While this mobile app is only a first try that lacks the the richness that comes from assessment and tracking, it is nothing to sneeze at. A faint pulse today.

The Importance of Online Training: 5 Benefits For Your Employees

CommLab India

A research conducted by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) reported that nearly one-third of all learning content made available is in the form of e-learning. The e-learning market is now 18 years old (the word “e-learning” was coined in 1998).

How to Deal with Those Pesky Compliance Courses

Rapid eLearning

If you need to do some tracking, build a simple quiz. But I’d spend some time to really look at what the requirements are, especially if the alternative is to build a boring and cumbersome elearning product. July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ).

Leading with an LMS - Harmful to Your Health (or Skipping Stages in Bersin's Four Stage Model)

Tony Karrer

Unfortunately, the article is only available to ASTD members and via registration at Bersin's site. Alternatives are described in my article Tracking Without an LMS. I recently was piling through my stack of magazines and ran across an article in Training & Development Magazine that reference "the stages of eLearning" from a Josh Bersin report.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

LMS and Learning Tracking Still Struggling While LMS solutions continue to get better, more powerful, more diverse, I continue to find myself searching for just the right solution for particular needs. I was also struggling for clients who needed very simple learning tracking but with some customizations. 6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals.

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. My post Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine was number one in elearninglearning's Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March post. Past Recently authored a blog entry at TrainingIndustry.com titled Add Online Simulations to Your Organization’s Instructional Toolkit.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Hide and reveal background fill and an alternative example using T agxedo. Create a torn image effect and an alternative approach. Combine animations in PowerPoint with an alternative version. PowerPoint tutorials tracked by the Articulate community team.

Help Your Client See E-Learning from a Different Perspective

Rapid eLearning

I’ve worked on plenty of projects where the outcome was only to have the course tracked at the end of the year. Present Alternative Types of E-Learning. Tidbits: Here are a few upcoming events where I’ll be speaking: ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Because (1) LMSs in corporations are primarily used to track stuff (IMHO) so until open source is truly able to slice and dice data (often custom reports) for executives they won't replace commercial LMSs. (2) I'm sure many of the organizations at the ASTD conference, for example, are not represented in a survey primarily made up of organization heavily made up of respondents involved in e-learning. (or Cammy, I think you're on the right track.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) reports that companies spend $1,067 per employee (2.7% However, go to any training conference, including ASTD’s own International Conference and Exhibition, and you don’t hear much about instructor-led training or self-paced learning.

Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

I've basically limited myself to eLearningGuild and ASTD conferences. And if you are talking Reusable Learning Objects, Courseware Templates, Tracking Mechanisms, Content Management, etc. capabilities, with tracking being done behind the scenes. There's also more community platforms and other kinds of alternative solutions being discussed. In December 2006, I posted my challenges and predictions for 2007.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

I dont have the specifics and Ill try to track him down to find out more because the results were fascinating. In the context of Audio in eLearning and having the expert speak in the course, I'd like to mention our product Speech-Over (www.speechover.com) as a possible alternative to the other approaches. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning

Rapid eLearning

At the recent ASTD conference, I was asked how to create engaging 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.

eLearning Thought Leaders: OpenSesame

eLearning Weekly

We’re making it possible for simple, YouTube style videos to be completed and tracked as SCORM courses in learning management systems. We’re making it possible for organizations to track and manage their learners’ participation in video-based learning experiences.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Elearning on cellphones and PDAs is still pretty experimental and there are huge challenges with user progress tracking, content synchronisation and getting the instructional model right. For an area in which demand is so high, m-learning technical progress and standardisation seems painfully slow, particularly around issues like progress tracking and content synchronisation for PDA and cellphone. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

continued) - Sana Easy Bloggers , May 10, 2010 Last week we shared our visions on using Google services (such as Analytics) as an alternative to expensive LMS software. Nonlinear Presentations: Alternatives to “Death By Powerpoint”? Here Are Ten Rules to Create Engaging Elearning - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 25, 2010 At the recent ASTD conference, I was asked how to create engaging elearning. An LMS is built with administration, scheduling, and tracking in mind.

Will at Work Learning: FREE Research Report on Feedback

Work Learning

Training follow-through software—that keeps track of learners’ implementation goals—provides another opportunity for feedback. View an alternate. Will at Work Learning Will Thalheimers research-based commentary on learning, performance, and the industry thereof.

LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Plug for ASTD - CPLP Certification includes all of these areas of expertise. If an approachable alternative is created for social learning. Clark Quinn and I led a discussion on Reinventing Organizational Learning at LearnTrends this morning.