Toys, table-tops and the virtuous cycle of experiential learning

Spicy Learning

Watching a toddler negotiate obstacles is fascinating, especially the ‘toy under the table’ scenario. Running full pelt, all the focus is on their favourite toy, not the height of the table … BANG! Blog Instructional design

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Tools To Make You Drool – Video Training Toys For IDs

Dashe & Thomson

The post Tools To Make You Drool – Video Training Toys For IDs appeared first on Social Learning Blog. In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – [link] In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. Captivate 6 from Adobe - - makes producing and distributing video easier than ever. IDs [.]

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The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

One of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share… how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling. The post The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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Whose Sandpit and Whose Toys?

Learning with e's

Whose toys? No doubt several people will blog about the event, and I may even Twitter some of my own comments during the day, if I can find space to draw breath. We're all set for the Plymouth e-Learning Conference tomorrow at the University of Plymouth.


Marcia Conner

You have been microsharing and networking since you first asked to be carried and your toys were made of wood. Originally published at “Twitterbursts: It’s not about the tools, it’s all about the tools” on Fast Company’s Learn At All Levels blog by Marcia Conner.

E-Learning Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

For 2017, Halloween edition of Tricks and Treats, Voodoo has reached into his bag of toys, and removed the ones he sees as “treats for 2017” He will keep those on the side for later. Blog Nov 7th – Top Forecasts for 2018. This is Voodoo.

The role of AR technology in making learners imagine


If we look closely we will realize that Toy Story is rather boring, because our toys had way better lives and adventures. The post The role of AR technology in making learners imagine appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

Designing E-learning and M-learning for PC and Tablets


As we all know, tablets are not just toys for kids, though they do offer a host of game-based learning apps for the young ones. For more detailed information on mobile analysis, check out my colleague Catherine’s blog, “ M-learning: Is It Right for Your Organization? ”.

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4 Things E-learning Developers Can Learn From Instagram Videos

CommLab India

For this blog, let’s focus on Instagram videos. In this blog, we’ll look at four things e-learning developers can learn from Instagram videos. Photos talk there. You connect with friends through photos there. You turn a professional photographer and also upload one minute videos there.

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Why Are Quality Checks Important in E-learning?

CommLab India

I will discuss the significance of a quality check, the challenges, and tips to ensure effective quality checks in e-learning courses, in 2-3 blogs. . We will discuss some tips for effective quality checks in my next blog. Top 5 Video Blogs with Hot eLearning Topics (so far)!

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4 Simple Tips to Create Irresistible Video-based E-learning

CommLab India

To check out some wonderful online video makers, you can read my blog, 8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Online Learning Videos. Do you know a whopping 100 million hours of video is watched per day on Facebook ? Breathtaking, isn’t it?

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Is your company ready for the iGeneration?


Because the toy tablet he wanted to play with refused to change its screen whenever he swiped. appeared first on MATRIX Blog. I don’t know about you, but I find shopping malls to be tremendously tiring: so many choices, so many people, so much noise.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning from Observation

Learning Visions

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 Learning from Observation This post, from the Eide Neurolearning Blog got me thinking about motivation in e-learning. A study is cited in which researchers looked at brain activity while subjects learned how to build a structure with Tinker Toys. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Bringing Gamification to the workplace

Spicy Learning

Another example some people may remember are the Tamagotchi toys a few years back which had people waking up at all hours of the day to pick up virtual dog…well you get the idea! Blog Development Technology e-Learning

Putting the moo into mooc

E-Learning Provocateur

In order to meet all of these criteria, I have created an artefact comprising four images that relate to key concepts covered by my blogs, whilst giving a nod to the king of pop art, Andy Warhol.

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Internet Time Blog » Aspects of Learnscape Architecture

Jay Cross

Finally! No MORE LMS Secrets

eLearning 24-7

After carefully analysis I’ll share in an upcoming blog, how you can distinguish between the two and how I see the difference between the two. Finally. It sounds like it means what it says – as in final, the end, no more whatsoever whatever. I’d be thrilled to tell you that after this post there aren’t any more secrets to dilvuge in the LMS world. That everything is covered. I would love to say that, but that just isn’t truthful.

The survival of Higher Education (4): 5 key objectives

Learning with e's

This is a continuation of my short series on the future of higher education, and builds on yesterday''s blog post on why Social Web tools are useful to support student learning.

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Five things

Learning with e's

This is the third in a series of blog posts entitled 'Shaping Education for the Future.' Yesterday's post can be found on this link.

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Informal learning happens all the time, anywhere


Each parent “teaches” their offspring as they know best – some let them roam free and explore, some buy very expensive toys and read specialized literature while others choose to employ the help of professionals very early on. Learning begins very early in life.

Informal Learning Blog » The business environment of informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Text-to-Speech Functionality in Captivate

Integrated Learnings

However, in my experience, it is not as bad as you might think (anyone ever have a “Speak and Spell” toy as a kid?). This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. By Dean Hawkinson. There are a lot of arguments about using audio in eLearning – some in favor, some not. Audio narration can be very time consuming, and in many cases requires hiring talent for a professional sound.

April 2011 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning seemed to be the flavor of the past month at our blogging stable. Lego is more than just a toy that we grew up with. This blog post links to some such studies that show how multitasking takes a significant toll on the working memory of older individuals.

The Designer’s Toolbox

Jay Cross

I keep a bunch of toys, games, and magic tricks handy at the Internet Time Lab.). If only it were easier to scribble in blog posts!

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Image Cropping 101: The Basics

Visual Lounge

The above screenshot of my iPhone camera app taking a photo of the Harry Potter nerd toys on my desk shows the grid lines. The post Image Cropping 101: The Basics appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

BLOG - More Tales From The BIBA Conference Floor (Part 2)

Unicorn Training

This year, it was a Roman Villa, and I toyed briefly with the idea of coming away from the conference with a centurion.

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Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Pricing tends to be monthly but you are ideally pushed towards “yearly” with a month or two free – Awesome – where is my Crackerjack toy with that super deal? Plus, many readers of the blog and social media followers sent in their feedback on products they were using or had been in “on web conferences as well” Support – Yes it should matter, and here it does. I know what you are thinking. You are wondering – “Nine?”

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Interview With Sharon Boller on Games and Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

When I got into high school, I worked in the toys/sporting goods department of Sears, which happily coincided with the introduction of Atari, the first gaming system I can recall. ” More on that in my recent blog post. We recently shared an interview with Dr. Karl Kapp, Ed.D,

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eLearning Guild Research: Blog and Survey

Mark Oehlert

I also wanted to call attention to two items - first is the Guild's Research Blog - curently manned by the Director of Reseearch himself - Steve Wexler. I'd also encourage you to follow and comment on Steve's blog.

Deconstructing Design V: Sliders and Lego

eLearning Alchemy

Deconstructing Design (DD) is a blog series dedicated to reviewing an instructional design challenge, output, or experience. Here’s one of the blogs we used. Rotating a toy perfectly in place for the purpose of photography is incredibly difficult. Length: 1010 words.

From EDUPUNK to ds106. 10Q: Jim Groom

Learning with e's

Recently on this blog I featured an interview with Martin Weller , one of the keynote speakers for EDEN 2015. It''s a mishmash of edtech, 80s pop culture, animated GIFs, retro toys, ds106 art, and all things cinema.

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2011: A writer’s odyssey

E-Learning Provocateur

2011 was a big year of writing for me, with 2 self-published books and over 40 blog posts. My books are available on Amazon , and I have listed the year’s blog posts below for your convenience. • Toying with emotion. • I’m a Best Australian Blogs nominee!

Three Quick Tips on Graphic Design in E-Learning Courses

E-learning Uncovered

Last week, Desirée wrote an excellent blog about the need for balance and consistency in the writing in your e-learning courses. The same concepts are important in the graphic design. Here are three design principles that I try to embrace in every e-learning course I create: 1. Less is more.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8

Upside Learning

Read this article to know why some educators say they are more than just a cool new toy. 15 Fabulous Blogs Should Follow By Game Addictive.

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. With no toys and no budget. Cuz we didn''t have the toys. Within Confluence, started Project Blogs. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. JD works in the higher-ed space, but is a corporate training guy. He supports the guys who work for Kaplan. JD was at Disney for awhile, AMC entertainment, and 5 years at Kaplan.

Behind the Scenes: Jay Shuster on The Creative Process at PIXAR #trgconf

Learning Visions

These are my live-blogged notes from the second day keynote session at Training 2016 , happening this week in Orlando. Toy collections at Pixar are like a status symbol. Do your homework.” – go to Toys R Us and buy a ton of toys. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Behind the Scenes: Jay Shuster on The Creative Process at PIXAR #trgconf The story is central to Pixar.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

eLearning 24-7

Although huge kudos to Brightcove for having stuffed mini teddy bears and moose toys. – in my Top 10 for 2015 blog which will appear week of Jan 20th, the same week, my Top 50 LMS rankings report is available for purchase. Speaking. The Final Frontier of E-learning.