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.

8 Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

I missed my anniversary by a few days, but I’ve now been blogging for 8 years. Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014. Image Credit: Graphic Stock Filed under: Blogging , Lifelong Learning

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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. LMSs and Other Tools. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

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Blogging with Freire

Learning with e's

So Freire didn't actually live to see the power and potential of social media, or the impact blogging would have on education. But what would he have said about blogs if he had been witness to the participatory web in all its present glory? Dialogue is what blogging is really about.

Blogging about

Learning with e's

The academic world doesn't tend to value blogging as much as it does formally peer-reviewed publications. I have written about this previously, but need to re-emphasise the true value of blogging. Blogging is an excellent medium for professionals to use to crystallise their thinking.

About blogging, tunneling visions and knowledge entrepreneurship

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Julie is doing research for the university of Amsterdam (VU) into (micro-)blogging as part of her PdD research about knowledge and power in the development sector. She interviewed 7 professional ICT4D bloggers (used interviews to identify those) and analysed their blogs.

Learning Rebels and the ASTD (ATD) Guest Blog: Learning through Sharing

Learning Rebels

Sharing time with newby L&D people, helping contacts with building their networks and SoMe presence and as you all know, recently I was asked to conduct a webinar with Rick Blunt (@rblunt81 on twitter ) and the DC Chapter of ASTD on Social Media Tools for Learning. Anyway, the last couple of weeks have had me head down writing a two part blog post for ASTD.org. The post Learning Rebels and the ASTD (ATD) Guest Blog: Learning through Sharing appeared first on Learning Rebels.

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.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Before we dive into this year’s top 10 authoring tools, a funny thing happened to me this week – rib injury. dominKnow – Strong authoring tool. Not for everyone and can be used with other authoring tools for a nice suite of authoring tools for you.

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!

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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.

Authoring tool review: Lectora 16 

Kineo

Lectora - a powerful off-the-shelf authoring tool that can create everything we dream up and design, both visually and functionally. The recently released version, Lectora 16, publishes out responsive content - one of the first of the off-the-shelf authoring tools to go down this very welcome road. Lectora now works on pretty much all devices and browsers, from the latest releases down to older browsers like IE6 (by using different versions of Lectora). .

The 5 Top Blogs of 2016 on Mobile Learning

CommLab India

Well, here are 5 useful blogs that will help you make good use of the learning format. We live in a ‘social’ world, and networking tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn have become an integral part of our lives.

Blogging about #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

I will try to post a daily blog about my findings. devlearn e-Learning e-Learning authoring tool EasyGenerator elearningI will be leaving for Las Vegas in less than one hour, visiting the eLearning Guilds annual conference. I’m really looking forward to it, last year was great.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

To help you out, I’ve aggregated 11 of the top development tools to help you easily put together either native, or web-based mobile LMS software apps for your workforce. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. iWebkit : This tool is only for use with iOS devices like iPhones.

35+ ID & Elearning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning. More Blogs.

4 Mobile Learning Blogs You Will Be Interested in Checking Out!

CommLab India

So, here are 4 mobile learning blogs that provide information on mobile learning such as the use of the mobile device to drive performance, its advantages, trends, and a few conversion tips. This blog talks of exactly the same. Click here to read the blog.

Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Tools! There are adult learning and instructional design blogs galore that sing the praises of the “next big thing” in the training and development space… whatever it happens to be on a given day. From the Bottom-Line Performance Blog. Trends! Technologies!

Authoring Tool Review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014.

Q&A from Blog Readers on E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Especially when it comes in the form of questions from readers of the blog and various followers on my social media channels. Q: We use WebEx as our web conferencing tool. The problem with the web conferencing tools that currently exist (as a whole) is that none of them are 100% perfect. Q: I loved Authorware, but today I can’t find an authoring tool that can match it or even get close to it. There is nothing like interaction.

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The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016

Litmos

It's the end of the year and, in case you've missed the most popular blog posts throughout 2016, I've compiled the top 5 for you here. The act of reflection is a major learning theme for me this year and reviewing the year's blog posts is a great reflection exercise.

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. It looks at the real issues our clients face when developing learning solutions.

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. I admit some significant improvements in usability are possible in this tool. However, it does give us the option of blogging within the system. Blog Conversations.

Authoring tool review: Articulate Storyline 2

Kineo

With speculation that Articulate are to respond to the ever growing demand for responsive learning in their next release we thought we'd take a look back and see exactly what it is that makes this tool so appealing. At Kineo we've been using Articulate Storyline since its launch in 2012 with Storyline 2 swiftly following in 2014.

Yukon Learning Launches “The Articulate Trainer” Blog by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Building on its commitment to make eLearning easy for everyone, Yukon Learning announces the launch of a new blog, “The. The blog promises answers to common questions and advice for building effective eLearning using. Articulate tools. Design & Development Tools Getting Started Professional Development Rapid Development Articulate Trainer.”

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. Week One Recap.

Class Blog Versus Class LMS

LearnDash

What was once meant for blogging has evolved to a content management system, learning management system, forums, social networking, event booking, ecommerce, and so on. Given the ease-of-use of WordPress, there was a time when teachers all over the world would start a class blog.

Authoring Tool Review: Adobe Captivate 9

Kineo

Another year, another version of Adobe Captivate. The software has come on leaps and bounds recently with Captivate 8 providing a whole new interface, HTML5 publishing and responsive projects. Initially Adobe Captivate 9 does not look too different, it has the same interface, and mostly the same menus. But let’s dig a bit deeper to see what this new version has to offer. .

20 tools for legacy learning

Learning with e's

Here are five ways we can give our knowledge to generations of learners we will never meet: 1) Blogging. Blogs such as the one you are now reading have been set up to share knowledge, and also to encourage discussion. Tools to look out for: YouTube , Vimeo , SchoolTube , Daily Motion.

Anniversary edition: Top 10 posts of the MATRIX Blog

Matrix

It is exactly November 10 th , and it’s the one year anniversary of the MATRIX Blog! The MATRIX Blog turns one! Precisely one year ago I published the very first blog post, obviously entitled “ MATRIX says hello! ”. Happy anniversary, MATRIX Blog!

Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it Happens [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

From everything I’m doing and Blogging about, there are certain topics that I’m clearly more passionate about. This revolution needs new leaders and innovators, as well as new tools (or at least highly customized versions of existing ones). I don’t know about you, but I want to be an integral part of this revolution as it happens, and so today, I would like to share some new things I am doing as I ‘ Blog the Mobile Learning Revolution ’ in real time.

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

Dashe & Thomson

At Dashe & Thomson, we have found wikis to be one of the single cheapest and easiest tools available for aiding in knowledge transfer during a training project. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Exploring Curation EdTech Tools and Apps

InSync Training

The last (but not least) compartment in our EdTech toolbox is curation tools. We use these tools and apps to explore the web to find resources related to specific topics that we can save, reference or share out through other channels. EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

My First ‘Captivating’ Blog!

Adobe Captivate

Guest Blog by: David Dunbar, Seasoned Educational Professional at Mochrum E-Learning Development When trying to think of how to begin my first ever ‘official’ blog, I thought about trying to make some profound or controversial statement, to provoke a response amongst the Captivate community!

6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool

Trivantis

The mere thought of choosing a new e-Learning authoring tool may make some eLearning professionals cringe, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful and time-consuming task. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of choosing the best eLearning authoring tool for you.

Sorting Through the EdTech Toolbox: 6 Blended Learning Tool Categories

InSync Training

We keep saying that technology is just a tool, but what do we really mean? Are we using the right tools to design , develop, deliver, facilitate , produce , and curate learning? Blended learning EdTech 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsI have a full toolbox out in the garage, but I have to admit that I’ve used a shoe to hammer a nail into the wall on more than one occasion. Or, are we using our shoes, staplers, or anything sturdy enough that we have on hand to get the job done?