Elements of a Virtual World/Metaverse

Kapp Notes

The first software element that makes up a virtual world is a synchronous learning tool similar to WebEx or Adobe Connect or Saba’s Centra. Using a virtual world or metaverse for training is not as science-fiction as it sounds.

Help, I have an Instructional Design Master's Degree and I Can't Create E-Learning

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Big Question relates to a person who graduated from a theory-only program in Instructional Design and was not provided with the experience of actually creating instruction using any of the latest tools.

8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Technology as the Solution In some cases, the learning and development professionals of the organization don't want to take a hard look at the effectiveness of their programs. Virtual Classrooms are Really Boring We've all multi-tasked while attending a WebEx, Centra Session or an Adobe Connect presentation. S top, proceed with caution.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

Full disclosure--I am a professor in the department and might be biased in my opinions but I am going to try to stay neutral* First, Cammy said, "maybe ID programs need to come out of business schools instead of education schools." The Bloomsburg program is not out of the business school but it is not in the School of Education either. Our program is housed in the College of Science and Technology and originally was housed in the College and Math and Computer Science.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Cost Per Learner: Saba Centra Live was the highest followed by Adobe Acrobat Connect GoToMeeting comes in at the low end Do you believe you got a good ROI? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Stress Training, Training Development Time, Social Media, Imitation, & Consciousness

Big Dog, Little Dog

the Army's chief of staff, said the $117 million program was an effort to transform a military culture that has generally considered talk of emotions to be so much hand-holding, a sign of weakness. August 18, 2009. Mental Stress Training Is Planned for U.S. Soldiers - New York Times.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Training technology focused on the person, not the group: PLATO introduced computer-based training; Stanford pioneered instructional television; teaching machines and programmed instruction enjoyed brief popularity. Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Executive Summary 3.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days) - Kapp Notes , September 8, 2010 If you are thinking of creating an educational game but don’t want to invest a lot of money, you can try out these free software programs (or free for 30 days in some cases), some are 2D and some are 3D. Centra (4). Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September.