Why I blog

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve been blogging for several years now, and a question that continually pops up is why do I do it? I blog primarily for myself. By presenting my thoughts to the world, I need to understand them, and articulate them effectively for others to understand.

Gamified Classroom-based Training Solution for BFSI Client: Engaging Learners for Effective Learning – Video Blog

G-Cube

G-Cube imparted an effective gamified solution for its esteemed BFSI client. So, with the widespread adoption of innovative technology, the need to deliver effective learning has also evolved. Video Blog BFSI BFSI sector elearning for BFSI

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.

Blogging For Your Business – What Do You Know About It?

Your Training Edge

That’s true of most online marketing practices, but it applies doubly to blogging. Not so long ago, blogging was niche. But blogging has come into the light and younger generations are. Blogging is a lot of work. This might push some businesses away from blogging.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

Five Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

Five years ago today, I published my first two posts on this blog. I have done better in 2011, with 52 posts, but one of my goals for 2012 is to blog more regularly. I can see the effect of infrequent posting in my stats. When I started this, I had no idea how much I would learn through blogging and how many wonderful people I would get to know. I’m a better instructional designer today because I’ve been blogging for five years.

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. In the Middle of the Curve is one of the first blogs I linked to, back in January 2007.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

I thought it would be a good idea to share my list of top 25 blog posts on the subject. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations. Building Effective e-Learning with Any Authoring Tool.

Eight EGGcellent ELearning Blogs for Your Easter Basket

Allen Interactions

Instructional Design Effective e-Learning Design Carrie Zens Holiday microlearning eLearning Design Tips MLearningBy Carrie Zens , Director of Marketing / @carriezens. It's that time of year again. And, like many holidays, it's super fun to see Easter through the eyes of children.

Blogging in a Walled Garden

Experiencing eLearning

One of the features of Sakai that our team was looking for in a new LMS is a blogging tool. However, it does give us the option of blogging within the system. So how do you use a blog effectively when it’s housed within a walled garden? Blog Conversations.

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).

Top Blog Posts of 2018

Ashley Chiasson

In lieu of overhauling the site, I’ve opted to curate a list of my most popular blog posts of 2018, and I’ll attempt to categorize them as much as possible. E-Learning Challenge #138 – Share Your Tips for Creating Effective E-Learning Portfolios.

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

As the year draws to a close, I like to reflect on my blog posts. Game-based learning on a shoestring – GBL can be surprisingly effective, and it doesn’t have to break the bank. I invite you to scan the list below and catch up on any that you may have missed.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

5 Great Serious Games and Gamification Blogs to Follow

Knowledge Guru

So in line with that mission, we’d like to recommend 5 great blogs about serious games and gamification (besides our own of course). We’ll start with the blog that will keep you in the know. The final blog on our list is more about games, and less about serious games.

Dealing with blog spam

Jane Hart

I’m getting unundated with blog spam on this WordPress blog although Ido have an anti-spam plugin in place. Tweet. I am going to have to close posts for comments temporarily whilst I sort it out.

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the MATRIX Blog

Matrix

There are two more days until the MATRIX Blog turns three! Since the first and the second year of blogging about workplace learning and L&D practices got their fair share of fame ( Anniversary edition: Top 10 posts of the MATRIX Blog and The MATRIX Blog turns 2!

Our Top Blog Posts for 2017

eFront

Develop your employees’ skills consistently, and you have a clear, cost-effective path to productivity and growth. Training Budget 101: How to effectively manage your training costs. This 101 guide to cost-effective quality training. eLearning 2017 Best of eFront Blog

Balancing Personal and Organizational Blogging

David Kelly

I’ve been blogging for a number of years now. In addition to my personal blog, I’ve also written for other magazines and periodicals over the years, including the eLearning Guild Blog, TWIST. Organizational Blogging : These are posts I write for TWIST.

The MATRIX Blog turns 2!

Matrix

It seems like yesterday when I wrote about celebrating the first year anniversary of the MATRIX Blog. The combined effort of the entire MATRIX team — and all our readers — made our blog climb even more in the mighty list of all e-learning blogs , settling in the first 7%.

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth blog series by Sharon Boller.

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Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs.

The truth about blogging

Learning with e's

Anyone who blogs regularly will have discovered several truths. Many people struggle to maintain a regular blog that is consistently good, or at least meaningful. So be careful what you blog - the affordance of persistency is quite a powerful one, and can work either way.

Introducing the eLearning Challenges Blog Series

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re pleased to announce a new blog series called eLearning Challenges. So over the next several blogs, we will be sharing real stories of recent client work we have completed. We’ll talk about some of the ways we make sure learning solutions will be effective globally.

Blogging Strategies

Clark Quinn

for Learning Professionals Free Online Course (you can jump in at any time) is all about Blogs for Learning. Interestingly, when I prepared the notes for this week, I was able to leverage what the course members had produced during the previous week on Social Bookmarks : [link] [link] [link] You can read in the link Blogs for Learning about my perspective on using Blogs for Learning and Networking. Before blogging, those thoughts were fleeting. The third week of Web 2.0

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training. And yet that’s effectively what is happening when we present text visually and then have someone say it at the same time. Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Blog Post Updates - Effective Pattern?

Tony Karrer

The disadvantage is that people who subscribe to my blog will not see the information in their RSS feed or in the daily email. The disadvantage is that content on a topic will be scattered around on my blog. Is there another Effective Pattern ? As part of the Tools Set 2009 series, my first post was Browser Keyboard Shortcut Basics. I was a little surprised that this didn't come up as one of the more popular items recently when I did my Top 20 Posts for Q1 2009.

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. 5 Gaming Elements for Effective E-Learning. I’d like to thank everyone who participated in the tour. THANK YOU!

Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour: Success

Kapp Notes

By all accounts, the Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour was a resounding success. Here are some highlights, look for a Blog Book Tour Lesson's Learned posting in the near future.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Writing a blog post is often time consuming and a lot of effort goes into research, writing, and editing. Since you’re already writing the post –why not also make a blog video? A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. Step 5: Assemble your blog video.

Corporate Knowledge Sharing: Blog Design Tips To Make It Look Good As Well As Help Readers Learn

G-Cube

To encourage the culture of learning and sharing, most modern organizations create blogs which not only showcase latest achievements of the organization but also become the hotbed for collaborative discussions and learning. It is best to keep your blog design clean and logical.

Blog, Message, Participate – Join the Social Learning Brigade!

Origin Learning

Is it possible to capture the metrics in an engaging and effective way ? By bringing in elements of gaming and visual content in social learning, the engagement is far more effective.

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company, has Karl Kapp writing a series of blog posts for them on gamification. The goal of this series, comprising of five blog posts, is to establish a fundamental understanding about gamification, and to provide pointers on how it can be implemented within an organization. The post LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS BLOG SERIES ON GAMIFICATION BY KARL KAPP appeared first on Learnnovators - Innovative eLearning Solutions. Chennai (India).

Network Effects - YouTube - Video Blogs and More

Clark Quinn

Wow, what a great presentation / video from Michael Wesch and the author of The Machine is Us presenting to the Library of Congress. It's an hour long, so make sure you give yourself time

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

By their nature as an easy to update discussion forum/document repository/collective know-how workspace, wikis provide a natural outlet for the sort of informal learning that is so central to any truly effective learning initiative. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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