ASTD ICE learning game design workshop resources

Knowledge Guru

Karl Kapp and I had a fantastic workshop last week at ASTD ICE. Professor Snerpus delivers periodic lessons on grammar rules. These lessons don’t necessarily line up with your next grading activity, which is a weakness that could easily be overcome with a design adjustment. It’s explained in this Wikipedia article. The post ASTD ICE learning game design workshop resources appeared first on.

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Learning Circuits 3D Article

Kapp Notes

As part of the blog book tour, Tony and Karl wrote an article for ASTD Learning Circuit s called Lessons Learned from Conducting 3D Virtual World Learning Experiences Here are some of those lessons, go to the article to see more detail and the "missing" lessons. Lesson 1: Solve a real business need with the implementation of the virtual immersive environment. Lesson 3: Allow learners time alone with their avatar.

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6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. We’ll present these – with more detail – at sessions we’re doing at ASTD TechKnowledge later this week as well as at Training 2014 in early February. This lesson is a critical one. Visit Us at ASTD Techknowledge!

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Three Great Takeaways from ASTD 2012

Mindflash

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. And second, writing about what I learned forces me to reflect on the ideas and lessons I was exposed to, and really lets them sink in. Jane Hart wrote a really good article on this subject just this week.

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ASTD's Big Question for December 2008: New Learning

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is What did you learn about learning in 2008? Here are a few of the lessons I have learned. Mobile Learning Via Audio Lesson One: If you want to find out how to create effective mobile learning, purchase a Nintendo DS and some educational games. Pedia Palooza Lesson 3: If highly regulated and highly secretive organizations can leverge Social Media for learning, any organization can overcome obstacles and leverage Social Media for Learning.

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training

Mindflash

The blended learning model allows for some lessons to be delivered online instead of in a classroom lecture. Look again at what the ASTD describes the industry as: the “ knowledge-delivery” industry. David Kelly is the director of training at Carver Federal Savings Bank and ember of the ASTD National Advisors for Chapters. For more Daily Mindflash articles on Learning and Development, click here.

Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It Is – Not Yet #tk10

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes…ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Recap of her recent article for ASTD: e-Learning – What’s Old is New Again When you say you’re doing elearning what are you doing? Don’t ask ‘what do you think of article?’, Tags: astd allison rossett Allison Rossett is a Professor of Educational Technology at University of San Diego and noted author.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

eFront

which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together. Consider a scenario in which you have a school with a physics course (which includes several lessons), separated in 4 different classrooms.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , tutorial My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player by Kevin on May 17th, 2010 Updated: May 21, 2010 – Lesson I: Making Your Own Custom Articulate Player Actually, I started out with hopes of developing my own Articulate Engage Interaction. I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try.

The 2015 ATD International Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #ATD2015

David Kelly

Lessons in Navigating Global Growth From the Experiences of Former Avon CEO Andrea Jung by Deborrah Himsel. atd2015: Writing Blogs, Articles, and Books to Boost Your Career – Cathy Fyock by Stan Skrabut. Curated Backchannels ASTD ATD backchannel ConferenceThis post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2015 ATD International Conference and Exposition being held May 17 – 20 in Orlando. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning.

Custom eLearning Development: How Long Does it Take?

Upside Learning

His previous data – from his March 2007 post – on this gives us the following ratios for different type of learning: 34:1 Instructor-Led Training (ILT), including design, lesson plans, handouts, PowerPoint slides, etc. Last year I had written about this (read it here ) with reference to an ASTD article where some of the numbers were a bit out of synch or so appeared to me.

eLearning Around The Web

The eLearning Coach

Here is an end-of-the-year roundup of eLearning and related articles you might find helpful, interesting or enjoyable. These eight articles by Donald Clark extrapolate describe an approach for agile learning and training design. This link takes you to the final article, so you can see the list of previous ones. Jay Cross lays out some excellent reasons for organizations to incorporate informal learning into their overall training strategy in this article.

The Importance of On-the-Job Education

Take an e-Learning Break

Interesting article about online learning and budgets - for example, according to the ASTD's latest Learning Executives Confidence Index , released in July, nearly 60 percent of professionals within the learning industry expect an increased shift toward online learning and virtual delivery of lessons in the near future.

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When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Knowledge Guru

She has spoken at numerous conferences—including ASTD, ISPI, and SALT on the topics of learning design and game design. He is the editor of the popular Lessons on Learning and Learning Game Design blogs. Steven has written over 100 educational articles and blogs, appeared on numerous content aggregators and industry websites, and developed content for several Knowledge Guru games.

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Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” Students who played the Crystal Island game learned less and rated the lesson more difficult than students who viewed a slide presentation without any game narrative or hands on activities. Without seeing the full article, I can’t tell. ” James Paul Gee has published a number of articles on games and learning.

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15 Stats About Sales Training You Won’t Want to Ignore

KZO Innovations

ASTD). 75% of respondents were more likely to check out video lessons than reading the usual documents, emails, and web articles. 9) On-demand learning yields 50% higher net sales per employee (ASTD). Sales reps are able to pull up lessons on their iPads or laptops at their convenience—so they get answers right when they need them. 1) There is a $1 TRILLION global spend on sales training. Bureau of labor Statistics).

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Leader development is the question. Is mobile the answer?

Allison Rossett

The issue of transfer is tackled by reminders and abbreviated lessons and examples there at the moment of need. ASTD’s 2011 Annual State of the Industry (SOIR) Report found even punier use of mobile for learning and support, with reliance on mobile technology used for not even 1 percent of available learning hours. Gina Yusypchuk and I looked at the question of mobile apps for leader development in an article published in CLO Magazine.

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So long, #TalkTech. Hello, #BLPLearn.

Bottom-Line Performance

Regular readers of the Lessons on Learning blog have become familiar with our #TalkTech chat over the last 2 years. It was our way of coming together once a week, curating the best learning technology articles from around the web, and holding a thirty minute discussion on Twitter. We shared our learnings at various events such as a panel discussion for our local ASTD chapter and an online forum for the eLearning Guild. This week’s articles.

Free Webinar: Extend the Shelf Life of Your Training

TechSmith Camtasia

On October 9th at 1:00PM Eastern/11:00AM Pacific , we’re holding a free webinar “ Extend the Shelf Life of Your Training: Lessons You Can Implement from the Flipped Classroom. We promise that we’ll have an engaging presentation and practical ideas that will allow you to not just learn about flipped learning, but that will allow you to step back into your day-to-day and start planning your first flipped training or lesson.

Staying in a Hilton Next Week and the Training Involved

Kapp Notes

Next week, I'll be presenting a pre-conference workshop at ASTD's Techknowledge Conference & Exposition on February 25, 2008 in San Antonio, Texas. You will gain hands on experience creating a mini-lesson in a 3D space and then presenting that lesson to others. This great article, Hospitality Training Takes on Virtual Feel at Hilton. As the article states, the game is designed based on scenarios that could play out at an actual Hilton Garden Inn hotel.

Two Easy Ways to Make Training Webinars More Personal

Mindflash

By gauging an assessing the impact of a lesson, the instructor is able to connect with students and guide them toward meaningful and successful results. For more articles on online training, click here.]. Jay is a member of SHRM, ASTD, the National Speakers Association and the Florida Speakers Association. I’ll admit it: When it comes to teaching, classroom programs are my favorite.

#TrainChat Wrapup: What Trainers Can Learn From Angry Birds

Mindflash

On Friday the Daily Mindflash once again hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ What Angry Birds Can Teach Us About Instructional Design.” The Daily Mindflash : What lessons can trainers take away from a successful game like #AngryBirds? What lessons does the app teach trainers about mobile tech? . The Daily Mindflash : What other games besides #AngryBirds might have these kinds of lessons for trainers? .

Generations, Learning Space, eLearning, Energy, & Talent Management

Big Dog, Little Dog

T+D publishes an article, " One for the Ages " and Janet writes that it gives the, "wrong type of advice for dealing with multiple generations in the classroom." E-Lessons Learned - Patti Shank in Training Magazine. Six lessons learned: Online and classroom learning are not interchangeable. Talent Management Defined: - ASTD. I don't know what title to give this post. UNCLE maybe? by Janet Clarey in Brandon Hall Analyst Blog.

8 Keys to the Mindset of a Successful eLearning Professional

SHIFT eLearning

Know the mind, know the learner.” — ASTD Research. We raised several questions this year, expect more brain-focus articles in the coming year. Adult learners want to take control of their lessons, to choose.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

See the article in the New York Times: Online Schooling Grows, Setting Off a Debate Despite enthusiastic support from parents, the schools have met with opposition from some educators, who say elementary students may be too young for Internet learning, and from teachers, unions and school boards, partly because they divert state payments from the online student’s home district. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons.

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The gradebook module

eFront

The gradebook module uses a formula to convert scores for activities to an aggregated lesson score at a range from 1 and 100 - and subsequently to a grade (e.g, As a professor now we have to activate the gradebook module for lessons. Just go to the administration page of a lesson and make sure that the gradebook module is active. For all the columns that refer to an online activity we can fetch directly the data from the lesson.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Lessons in Learning, e-Learning, and Training: Perspectives and Guidance for the Enlightened Trainer and Designing World-Class E-Learning : How IBM, GE, Harvard Business School, And Columbia University Are Succeeding At E-Learning These have been very valuable to me in the way I think about how and where elearning can be most effective. The book builds on the 4C/ID model described in the 2002 article that John Curry linked to.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

These two resources came to mind: For more on the spacing effect, be sure to read this 2006 article by Lars Hyland: Less Learning More Often. Dan Roddy recently shared a link to a great article on tips for writing in a more conversational tone. I havent forgotten those lessons, but the knitting lessons obviously didnt stick. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr.

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The Ultimate Guide to Engaging Your Employees in Onboarding and Training

Impart!

In an extensive study of more than 2,500 companies, The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) found that companies that offer comprehensive training have a 24% higher profit margin than those who don’t. You might share your favorite time management articles with them or get their feedback on what kind of time management mini-lessons would be helpful for them at the next staff meeting. As you walk around the office, give micro-lessons in relevant spots.

From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/24/2010 From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6 With the pace that new versions of eFront are released is easy to not get enough information of improvements and new futures that have been added since the initial version 3.6 release back on January.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

1) You can issue commands directly from the search box Many people dont know that you can use the search box to issue commands for e.g., editing a user or changing a lesson. For more info check the related wiki article: [link] 2) You can create tests with qualitative characteristics A very strong feature of eFront is the ability to create pools of questions and combine them to tests.

Training - Performance Support - Learning - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

In the previous article, Reality eLearning , you can find some ways to get a sense of your audience’s workplace reality through interviews and observations.&#. eLearning Development: Instructional Design Lessons from a Sales Trainer - Upside Learning Blog , July 11, 2009. The Disciplines of Modern Enterprise Learning - The ASTD BIG QUESTION for July’09 , July 15, 2009. eLearning Learning Hot List. July 10, 2009 to July 17, 2009. Top Posts.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world - Ignatia Webs , June 15, 2010 First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. You’re tasked with outlining an eLearning lesson.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Overall, I thought this article was a good read, although I found the title a little misleading. This article focused more on what instructional designers should not be (lone gunmen). Hi Cammy, I wish you had brought up the part of the article where I do talk about my vision for IDs in the future. My article points to the notion of Instructional Designers developing an agreed upon semantic language for defining learning content and events.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. Using Twitter in a face-to-face Workshop - Social Media in Learning , May 2, 2010 I’ve just been reading yet another article that expresses the view that Twitter is a trivial, inconsequential tool and has no place in learning, so I thought I’d write this posting on my experiences of using Twitter in a face-to-face Workshop.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Yet dot-com mania’s article of faith was that the technologies of the Internet essentially made human beings irrelevant. So the worker checks Google or SlashDot or other resources on the web to see who’s got books or articles or blogs or case studies on her topic. Give me a way to find out how our company does things, not just generic lessons. He is the author of numerous articles and white papers on eLearning and business effectiveness.

NuggetHead Summary of Learning Solutions 2010

NuggetHead

See the Learning Solutions Magazine article. Many of the articles are written by Guild members and every free e-book is published with Guild member input. Leave a Reply Feed Recent Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player What Tools Should We Learn?