Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging.

10 Blogs Every eLearning Professional Should Read

Matthew Guyan

So I’m returning the ball with a list of blogs that are worth checking out if you are an eLearning professional and you are looking to improve your craft as each blog is written by someone working in the field. Tom Kuhlmann – The Rapid E-Learning blog.

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How To Create a Course Using a Blog

LearnDash

If you have a blog, then you know how much work is required to continually write useful articles. It takes a great degree of dedication to run a blog properly, which is why many people avoid it altogether. But there is another reason why your articles are valuable.

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

Which blogs offer the best advice about customer education practices, strategies and technologies? And that’s where our quest to find the best blog content begins. 25 Must-Read Customer Education Blogs. Published on the Amity blog).

Indian Bloggers that are Considered to the Best for their Blogs

Learnloft

Most of the WordPress users are bloggers who write about so many different types of things such as blogging, technology, mobile phones, etc. In today’s article, we are going to share the best Indian bloggers of India who are known for their bloggers.

Read These Instructional Design Articles

LearnDash

If you are an instructional designer then reading someone’s blog post or publication may give you ideas on techniques to use. With this in mind I wanted to share a few recent articles pertaining specifically to instructional design that I felt were particularly insightful – enjoy!

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning. Discovered via Brent Schlenker’s Corporate eLearning and Development blog. Blog this!

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Best e-Learning Blog that isn’t an e-Learning Blog « The Usable Learning Blog

Usable Learning

I follow a whole lot of e-Learning blogs, and they typically cover topics like web 2.0, Where I do consistently find conversations about interesting, chewy e-Learning design questions is on Gamasutra - a gaming industry blog. I blogged about this here ).

BLOG: Top 10 Question Writing Crimes #TBT

Unicorn Training

A couple of years ago we posted a blog - based on 'The Great Duck Race' we created as game sponsors of the eLearning Awards - detailing the things people get so wrong when setting quiz and assessment questions. Rename your article as the ‘Top Nine’ question writing crimes

A Lesson Plan for eLearning

Coffee and Design

I came across Harold Jarche ‘s blog today where he discussed, a brief history education delivered via The Internet, see Learning is Connecting. Thanks @hjarche for sharing @AnnaMuoio ‘s 2000 @FastCompany article @Cisco ‘s Quick Study: A #LessonPlan for #eLearning [link].

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Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m going to end with a link to an article about someone else who gets it. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Common Questions and Some Thoughts Around Blogs and Blogging

Tony Karrer

I've had a brief blog conversation with Quintus Joubert - eLearning Blog: Blogs: Engaging the reader. It started when he questioned the blogs cited on Gabe's list of top 19 eLearning blogs as ( eLearning Blog: Top 19 eLearning blogs ). His post are good to look at as an example of some of the common questions that people new to the world of blogs have. Most people who write blogs do not feel they are "publishing" or "presenting".

Blogging to Peak in 2007?

Tony Karrer

I received a great set of questions via email over the weekend roughly coming out of a two articles: Gartner: Blogging to peak in 2007 , By Some Measures, Blogging May Be Peaking. By end of 2007, will those educators who would ever dabble in blogging have dabbled? And if so, where will that leave blogging as a tool for education? Will it only be used by educators that have kept up blogging. The form of it may or may not be a blog.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We decided to outline our curriculum in a skeletal form using a blog, and then set social interactions in the curriculum context. Blog is the watering hole A learning blog is so much a happening place! The blog has a personal touch, it is easy to follow, its updates are delivered to participant's RSS reader instantaneously. We used Blogger, the Google blogging tool. The instructor's blog posts were very short - often less than one hundred words.

What You Need to Know to Launch A Successful ELearning Startup

JoomlaLMS

We thought it would be great to ask successful eLearning entrepreneurs to share their hard-earned lessons with you, people who are working on launching profitable eLearning businesses. Blog articles

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.

This Week on the Learning Game Design Blog: Playtesting and Research from the eLearning Guild

Bottom-Line Performance

So we’ve decided to use our Saturday posts to give updates on the Learning Game Design Blog , to let you know what posts went up this week and what things are happening in the world of games. Below you’ll find the articles that went live this week.

Micro lesson plan: How to make the best in 4 Steps

Ed App

In this article, Ed Microlearning’s Instructional Design team – which has created an inordinate amount of micro lessons and courses – give their advice on creating the best micro lesson plan. The 4 Steps to creating the best micro lesson plan.

What 6 ELearning Business Owners Wish They Had Done Differently

JoomlaLMS

Mistakes here are inevitable but they are a part of the journey and even if we lose we don’t lose the lesson. We asked 6 online courses business owners to tell us about their regrets so you could learn a lesson from their mistakes and apply it to your eLearning business case.

5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season

Cloudshare

To help, we’re at it again with our monthly listicle — a curated list of our favorite insightful articles that training, as well as learning and development pros need to read, now. This article focuses on how training can amp up everyone’s game when launching a new software solution.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. As a child I grew up with a passion and love for sports which led me to major in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland many years ago and is the jumping point for this blog post.

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5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

And with this final lesson, I’m sure you are ready to close this blog and get back to work. The post 5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News appeared first on Training Station.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Check out this month’s issue of Learning Solutions magazine, specifically the Nuts & Bolts article by Jane Bozarth in which she discusses using social media tools, like Twitter, to build a personal learning network (PLN).

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Tom, Great points - I would like to add a couple more - in hopes that you may address these with your upcoming blog. Great article. I hope your follow-up articles will include recommendations of easy-to-use tools for valid and efficient testing, and tracking of tests/training in the absence of a full-blown LMS. Thank you for the excellent article. That was good article and insights, thank you so much. Search the Blog.

The eLearning Coach » Blog Archive » User Interface Design For eLearning

The eLearning Coach

Because there is no standard icon set in the world of eLearning, our audiences have seen numerous and diverse icons for “Menu&# “Lesson&# “Glossary&# and such. Tags: DESIGN RECENT ARTICLES

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of pontificating on large data, eLearning methodology selects only a micro-lesson which can be plucked from the whole knowledge source. I compared these micro-lessons to kernels.

How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Because of this you can assess the learner’s understanding and your ability to communicate the lesson and then make any adjustments on the fly. Oddly, although I analyze my audience extensively and watch my language and sentence structure in order to avoid being misunderstood, I never looked at it quite as Tom presented in this article. Good articles here. Search the Blog. mousumi : Hey, this is quite an informative article.

Visual Storytelling: Lessons from Slide:ology

Integrated Learnings

In a recent post on this blog, I provided A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning. When an article offers a graphic to illustrate a concept, I'll glance at the graphic but focus on the text. The Integrated Learnings: eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services. By Shelley A. Gable. This post focuses on telling a story through a better use of visuals. I tend to be a very text-oriented person.

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Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

One of my other passions, that, coincidentally, don’t get to talk much about on this blog, but perhaps I should, is that fascinating topic of Learning. Flip this lesson! GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Creating Big Lessons by Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of pontificating on large data, eLearning methodology selects only a micro-lesson which can be plucked from the whole knowledge source. I compared these micro-lessons to kernels.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

In an earlier blog post, we took a quick introductory look at some connections between comic books and eLearning. And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Late night blogging? Thanks for the the well-written article. Annette: I try not to get into specifics about software on this blog. We’re doing a series for Articulate Users in the Word of Mouth blog. If the assessment and lessons are separate SCOs, then (depending upon the LMS) the student may need to complete all SCOs before the course can be marked as complete. Search the Blog.

Using Lessons from Video Games in E-Learning

Learning Developments

There are lessons that can be learned on how to use games in learning. I wrote a blog article last year about what the 80's movie WarGames teaches us about learning games. Some of these lessons are: Games can be used to simulate real work situations. Recently I wrote a blog article called Learning Lessons from Black Ops. In that blog post I wrote about techniques this Call of Duty game uses to teach you about the game as you play (i.e.