Book Writing Tips

Kapp Notes

Recently a number of great folks I know in the L&D field have indicated they are working on a book. Writing a book is a great experience. For a variety of reasons, I think everyone should write a least one professional book.

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6 Must-Read Learning Game Design Books

Knowledge Guru

Here are six learning game design books that are on our must-read list: Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games. This book is a must-read particularly if you’re struggling to connect with and motivate your learners.

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Next book?

Clark Quinn

The time has come to ask: what should be my next book? Then, while I wanted to write about elearning strategy, my publisher wanted a book on mobile and I realized one was needed and the other likely candidates deferred. After that, my publisher’s sister company wanted a book on mlearning for higher education, and I ended up writing The Mobile Academy. So what is the next book you would like to see from me ? The post Next book?

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Book Review: Performance-Focused Smile Sheets

Experiencing eLearning

Will Thalheimer’s book Performance-Focused Smile Sheets changes that by giving guidelines and example questions for effective evaluations. I’ve always used them too, but Thalheimer shows in the book how we can do much better.

Five New L&D Books To Check Out

The eLearning Coach

As our industry transforms to meet the needs of the 21st century workplace, one of the best ways to stay informed is through the latest books relevant to our field. You will probably find at least one book from this list that will improve your understanding and increase your chances of being effective at work. Book Reviews

Book Review: Disrupted – The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

Web Courseworks

I gave this book five stars not because I enjoyed the authors negative attitude or focus on himself, but because it is an easy, fun read for those of us in the business of developing software delivered on a SaaS basis over the Internet.

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12+ Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. You can read my review of the book for more details.

Book Review: Articulate Storyline Essentials

Spark Your Interest

I was asked to review the book “ Articulate Storyline Essentials ” by Ashley Chiasson. The Articulate Storyline Hub is a pretty comprehensive site for learning and troubleshooting Storyline projects and you may wonder if a book is even necessary in this day and age. What’s nice about a book, and this book in particular, is how it approaches the subject. . I also really liked the tone of the book. e-learning articulate book review storyline

Is the Book Dead?

Training Industry

The post Is the Book Dead? Uncategorized books e-learning modalitiesappeared first on Training Industry.

A Book to Elevate Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Pull up your sleeves everyone, it’s time to Elevate Your Captivate 8 knowledge with Diane Elkins’ new book, E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8. . Be the first to get this book before it’s available on Amazon. A book as cool as the new Captivate 8 update.

LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)

eLearning 24-7

As with any good book these days that are available for purchase as e-books, the idea of an “excerpt” usually a chapter from the book or at least a portion of a chapter is presented as a “preview” for the book itself. On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. .

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LMS Discovery Call – Book Excerpt (my book)

eLearning 24-7

As with any good book these days that are available for purchase as e-books, the idea of an “excerpt” usually a chapter from the book or at least a portion of a chapter is presented as a “preview” for the book itself. On the book itself will be published in Q4 2016. .

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eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. I am promoting the book (despite considering Cammy a “frenemy”) because it represents the eLearning journey many of us have been on since the beginning of this century.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Version 2018 Released (Training Available, Book Coming)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  The book is nearly finished and should head to the beta team by Friday of this week. TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer. Among the improvements in version 2018:   Enhanced Library & Subscription Service Offering Thousands More.   TechSmith made huge strides in Camtasia 9 when it improved the free assets in the Library. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find dozens of additional resources available for use right away. There’s

Graphic Design Books for New eLearning Designers

Tim Slade

A few weeks ago, I posted an article, sharing my top four instructional design books for new eLearning designers. I was shocked by the number of responses I received from folks, sharing their favorite books. The Non-Designer’s Design Book by Robin Williams.

Play to Learn! (Book Tour Stop)

Learning Visions

In fact, one of my favorite ID-books back in 2007 was Karl Kapp's "Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning." So, if gaming is on your dance card these days and you're looking for some tips on how to get started and what to do, be sure to add this book to your required reading list!

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Join the Club … the Book Club, That Is

CLO Magazine

As professional development programs focus more on giving learners exactly what they need to know in the shortest amount of time, it may come as a surprise that traditional books, the kind with a few hundred pages, are welcomed by employees as part of their professional development.

Book Review: Don't Hire the Best

ID Reflections

The most recent book I completed is Abhijit Bhaduri’s ( @AbhijitBhaduri ) Don’t Hire the Best. Intrigued by the title, I approached the book with some amount of curiosity. The subtitle of the book is: An Essential Guide to Picking the Right Team. book_review HR L&D

Book Update #3: Only One Chapter Left!

Tim Slade

Check out this week’s update video for additional details on my progress and for my answers to your questions about the book! Book Update Video #3: Only One Chapter Left! The post Book Update #3: Only One Chapter Left! Hey Gang!

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NEW BOOK! Mastering Adobe Captivate 2017 has been released

Adobe Captivate

With the release of our book “Mastering Adobe Captivate 2017”, the project we have been working on for the last 6 month is now complete. Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and I are the proud co-authors of this book. Paul Wilson and Alice Acker have reviewed the book.

Book Publication Day!!

Work Learning

I thought the field needed a book that would specify the fundamental learning factors that should be baked into every learning design. How The Smile-Sheet Book Got its Start. In my BIG book, I wrote hundreds of paragraphs on learning measurement. Wow!! I almost can't believe it.

Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

Connie Malamed’s new book Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals is written specifically for learning professionals. Each chapter is relatively short and filled with examples (as a visual design book should be).

5 More Great Books for Your Learning & Development Bookshelf

Mike Taylor

In case you missed it, Connie Malamed and JD Dillon both recently recommended 5 good books for Learning & Development pros. Five New L&D Books To Check Out by Connie Malamed ( @elearningcoach ). This book is a logical next step from Mager’s.

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TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: Version 2018 Released (Training Available, Book Coming)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  The book is nearly finished and should head to the beta team by Friday of this week. TechSmith recently announced the release of Camtasia 2018 and there’s much to cheer. Among the improvements in version 2018:   Enhanced Library & Subscription Service Offering Thousands More.   TechSmith made huge strides in Camtasia 9 when it improved the free assets in the Library. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find dozens of additional resources available for use right away. There’s

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?

When is an e-book not a book?

E-Learning Provocateur

I read The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore today and I was gobsmacked. The e-book is filled with glorious pictures, marvellous animations and engaging interactivity. For example, Rob Brydon has added audio and video components to his autobiography Small Man in a Book , while the textbooks on the Inkling app include animations, quizzes and social study tools. When is an e-book not a book…? The definition of a book.

When is an e-book not a book?

E-Learning Provocateur

I read The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore today and I was gobsmacked. The e-book is filled with glorious pictures, marvellous animations and engaging interactivity. For example, Rob Brydon has added audio and video components to his autobiography Small Man in a Book , while the textbooks on the Inkling app include animations, quizzes and social study tools. When is an e-book not a book…? The definition of a book.

Gamification Books

Kapp Notes

Here are some books that can be read that discuss different elements of “Gamification.&#. This book primarily focuses on massively multiplayer online role play games (MMORPGs) and is focused toward a business audience. This book covers game-based engagement methodologies through the perspective of marketing. The book spends a lot of time describing how companies can create “games” to attract and, more importantly, retain customers.

The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract

Learnnovators

We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today. What inspired you to write this book? a nod to my first book, Flat Army ).

You cannot open a book without learning something. Confucius

Skillsoft

Do books still serve a purpose in today’s world? Skillsoft Books24x7 Books

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Book review: Corporate universities. Drivers of the learning organization

Challenge to Learn

In this book Martyn and his co-writers give a great example of the Metropolitan Opera. The book focuses on the role a corporate university can (must) play in this kind of processes. . I do like this book but there is a but. Book review: Corporate universities.

20+ More Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my list of 12+ Books for Instructional Designers , I received a lot of great suggestions for further reading. Here are 20+ more books suggested by others. This book was positively reviewed in Educa tion Review. Other Books.

Using Pixton to Create a Comic Book eLearning Universe

Learning Solutions Magazine

Using Pixton to Create a Comic Book eLearning Universe. douglas-james-…. Mon, 07/02/2018 - 01:00

eBooks and Printed Books

Moodle Journal

For my own classes this academic year, I have provided links to both eBook libraries and specific publications with the result that predictably, perhaps, very little by way of actual physical books appearing, but is this always the case.

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Book Review: Training Design Basics by Saul Carliner

Experiencing eLearning

This is a great book for those who are just getting started with training. This book is heavy on the practical, day-to-day considerations of creating training. The first edition of this book focused on classroom training.

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Book review: Blackboard essentials for teachers

Challenge to Learn

PACKT Publishing asked me to write a review about the book ‘Blackboard essentials for teachers’ by William Rice. It is an instructional book on how to build courses in Blackboard. I must say that it is a very clear and instructive book.

17 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

More than 6 months back, in the September of 2010, I wrote the post: 27 Books for L&D Folks. Reading BooksMy bookshelf. It's time for part 2 of the post. Since then, I have acquired a Kindle and, very recently, an iPad.

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