Ready Player None: The Pitfalls of Gamification

eLearning Alchemy

Self-proclaimed gamification “experts” have seemingly dropped from the sky to fill our conferences and social media channels. Length: 777 words. Reading Time: ~3.5 minutes. It’s hard to have missed the rise of gamification in the learning industry over the past few years.

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning , tutorial Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on May 20th, 2010 To kick things off, a note on the words: “Player” and “Skin”.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? The game randomly presented the players – the public – with the questionable receipts. Blog this!

The Biggest Players In the Microlearning Industry Today

Ed App

So here is a run down of the biggest players in the microlearning industry today. Two of the biggest players in the corporate microlearning industry today are: LinkedIn Learning. Social Solutions. One of the biggest players disrupting the education industry with microlearning is the Khan Academy. The post The Biggest Players In the Microlearning Industry Today appeared first on EdApp Microlearning Blog.

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips

G-Cube

While induction trainings can be created and accessed by learners across the various offices as per their convenience, what most new inductees miss is social interactions and shared knowledge – which is an integral part of learning in the early days.

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The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

Not because the videos aren’t all helpful, but because the motivation for participation is very different than that inside an enterprise social learning environment. A personal emotional investment creates a desire to return to a social media platform and to participate.

This Week on #BLPLearn: Social Games and Backstory

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. Our goal is to make the weekly #BLPLearn blog a dependable source for quality, curated L&D content.

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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.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?

Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?

Paradiso

This is, in essence, how social learning works. The applications of a social learning platform on training have been known for sometime, but the idea of a social learning management system is relatively new. The new face of Social Learning.

How To Use Social Intelligence In eLearning

TalentLMS

Social intelligence, or SI, deals with situational awareness and meaningful interaction. A socially intelligent individual is able to work well with others and understand the dynamics within a group. Basic Principles Of Social Intelligence.

Social enzymes

Learning with e's

Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. More often, we are learning informally, while playing a massively multi-player online role playing game for example, or listening to a podcast about a news item.

Why the Real Power of eLearning is Social

Performance Learning Productivity

This post was prompted by a webinar I gave on behalf of Citrix/GoToWebinar on 6th July 2011 and originally posted as a guest post on the Learning Pool blog. Probably the first player on the enterprise eLearning block was the University of Illinois I’ve made a few changes to it here. Looking Back eLearning has been with us in one form or another for at least the past 50 years, maybe longer.

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E-Learning is Becoming More Social: Here’s How it’s Happening

Frooxl

Humans are, on an evolutionary level, social creatures. In 2008, 24% of Americans had a social media profile. This uptake in social media activity has not gone unnoticed in the E-learning industry. How will it become more social though? Socializing in a Virtual Classroom.

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Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?),

Creating a Social Learning Epidemic

CLO Magazine

Now that we have established a viable context of social learning, as provided in my introductory blog, What Do You Mean by Social Learning , let’s explore what it takes to make social learning successful beyond institutionalizing it based on hype, technology or imitation. To be a success, it is imperative that social learning hold to its foundation and ensure that employees have the knowledge and tools needed to do their jobs.

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

Marketing content like blog articles and white papers must be designed to propel the buyer’s journey. By implementing web accessibility, companies can offset financial costs with social, technical and financial benefits.

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The New Social Learning by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner

Clark Quinn

Marcia Conner & Tony Bingham’s book The New Social Learning is, quite simply, a must-read if you are in either responsible for learning in, or running, a business. If you’ve followed this blog at all, you know that social learning is the key to competitiveness and survival. Illustrated with anecdotes and quotes from the major players jn the space (usual disclaimer), the message could not be clearer. Tags: social

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What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? After a game is complete, the coach will break down the film, showing players what they did right and wrong.

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Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. Hasn't eBay had social networking features for a long time? all have a social networking aspect to them? The point is that its probably natural for lots of sites to have social networking type features and functions for visitors. and then resume the more ad hoc mixture of blogs I've been using for many years.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

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, social media for learning, e-Learning technology, the state of the industry, etc. What about Social Media in learning? I blogged about this here ).

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. At one time Geo was a dominate player in mid size. There is nothing like interaction. I have done a segment like this in the past and it was very popular. So, back for another installment.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jott This Blog

Learning Visions

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Jott This Blog I havent had so much time lately to blog, as this project Im working on has been quite grueling. I find my best time for thinking up excellent blog entries is late at night when Im lying in bed. Practice safe blogging while driving!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 4: A Basket of Stuff | Main | GDC Update 6: Game Studies Download 3.0 » February 20, 2008 GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games Player Generated Content in Casual Games One of the presenters is Kris Soumas and dig this title - "VP of Games, Lifetime Television" I wonder if they even have a CLO.but they have a VP of Games.

Adobe’s LMS Amps up Engagement & Compliance in New Release

Adobe Captivate

Today’s enhancements continue that trend and are marked by a clear milestone for the industry in Social Learning , User Generated Content & Gamification. All of this is accomplished without the need for any plugins or proprietary players.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. The term comes from “web log” which is shortened to “blog.” A blog will allow others to comment on the blog entries but not alter the original entry in any way. Blogs. Social Bookmarking. Social Network.

The science behind gamification

Origin Learning

Motivation : When the personis naturally motivated to perform the behavior because of pleasure, pain, hope, fear, social acceptance, rejection, etc. The possibility of status and recognition among peer players creates the right motivation to play games. Social connectedness.

Google+ … Room for another social network?

CLO Magazine

His prediction is that Google+ will become a strong competitor in the market, and while Facebook will remain the dominant social network, they will co-exist. One of the core differences between Google+ and other social networks is a feature called “circles.”

BLOG: Designing A Learning Game - Where Do You Start??

Unicorn Training

The initial brief will typically answer these questions, indicating the target audience, the message to deliver and key performance indicators (KPIs) e.g. how many players the game should attract in its first year. We all learn from games, even when we don't realise it.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). Incorporate Social Q/A. ditch the blog). What’s the point?

Including Badges, Improving Collaboration, and Driving Engagement: Rising Scope of Gamification for Corporate Training

G-Cube

The novelty of gamification is not the idea of applying gaming elements to real-life scenarios, but the fact of how ubiquitously and socially these are used. Video Blog Gamification video blog

Slugs and snails and social enzymes

Learning with e's

Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. More often, we are learning informally, while playing a massively multi-player online role playing game for example, or listening to a podcast about a news item.

LIVE EVENT BLOG: E-Learning 20-20 Day Two

Unicorn Training

Push the boundaries of the player's imagination. Challenge and educate the player in different ways. Reward players - this motivates them to come back for more. Make the games multiplayer and social. Peer motivation: turning eLearning social.

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