Benefits of Custom E-Learning Modules

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Rewards of Customized E-Learning Development. To invest in custom learning is a smart move for each company, since it will bring many benefits and rewards both for those who are trained and for the overall development of the organization. In order to promote continuous learning, the company needs to provide such trainings that are both customized and take into account the latest developments. E-learning has become an important part of the corporate life in many businesses.

The ongoing work of learning standards

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Consider the internet; developments on top of the TCP/IP protocol like SMTP and HTML allowed a variety of tools to work together to bring us email and the world wide web. Initially, when you developed eLearning, you were pretty much dependent on the tool you developed it in. Looking for systematicity, the aviation industry created a subcommittee to develop standards for Computer Based Training: the Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC).

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Me: Im an instructional designer. I create eLearning. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). I have even had the light bulb go on once I let them know that I developed eLearning. So I simply say I develop eLearning or training. billbrandon had this comment on Twitter: I usually just tell em Im a writer.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles.

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

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When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

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When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

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

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As an example, she notes that Cisco has cited the use of wikis in saving millions of dollars, by allowing “geographically dispersed staff [to] efficiently work on single documents, share ideas and comments, and decrease development time.” When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It’s not “to be original&# ) by Jim on January 5, 2011 in eLearning , social learning With the New Year comes new resolutions, and I’ve made an effort (you might even call it a resolution) to have at least one of mine be training related (the others were booked solid). What other good eLearning resolutions are out there?

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

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In addition to the use of video games for recruitment purposes, which have been available for some time, the Department of Defense has begun embracing the use of combat simulators, culture-based eLearning , avatars, and even cell phone apps, all designed specifically for military use. The Army even recently held a contest for soldiers to develop the best military-applicable smartphone app.

Five Project Management Maxims We All Know (But Often Forget)

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: project management About Jim Im a Project Manager for Dashe & Thomson, focused on getting the best results for clients whether big (Fortune 500) or small (Fortune 500,000).

Five Project Management Maxims We All Know (But Often Forget.

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: project management About Jim Im a Project Manager for Dashe & Thomson, focused on getting the best results for clients whether big (Fortune 500) or small (Fortune 500,000).

The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe) | Social.

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: feedback , marketing , surveys About Jim Im a Project Manager for Dashe & Thomson, focused on getting the best results for clients whether big (Fortune 500) or small (Fortune 500,000).

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe)

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: feedback , marketing , surveys About Jim Im a Project Manager for Dashe & Thomson, focused on getting the best results for clients whether big (Fortune 500) or small (Fortune 500,000).

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Measuring Project Success: Thoughts for the Training Professional.

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If your client wants you to get an elearning module built based on storyboards developed in-house, make sure it’s clear that your work is entirely dependent on their work. When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: classroom training , Informal Learning , instructor-led training , LMS , project management , Wikis About Jim Im a Project Manager for Dashe & Thomson, focused on getting the best results for clients whether big (Fortune 500) or small (Fortune 500,000).

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: blended learning , Facilitation , Informal Learning , interactive learning , social learning , Wikipedia About Jim Im a Project Manager for Dashe & Thomson, focused on getting the best results for clients whether big (Fortune 500) or small (Fortune 500,000).

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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This should come in the form of blended learning: using ILT, eLearning, performance support and user-generated content to teach the end users how to properly wield their powerful new tool.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: classroom training , Informal Learning , instructor-led training , LMS , project management , Wikis About Jim Im a Project Manager for Dashe & Thomson, focused on getting the best results for clients whether big (Fortune 500) or small (Fortune 500,000).

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend.

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

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: blended learning , college basketball , experiential learning , Final Four , ILT , March Madness , peer-to-peer learning , video About Paul Im the director of sales and marketing at Dashe & Thomson.

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The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena by Jim on October 15, 2010 in Reviews , eLearning Most of the eLearning modules we design here at Dashe & Thomson are aimed at the corporate audience. Development: Total storyboard development time was apparently in the range of 20 – 40 hours, which isn’t bad given the number of interwoven pathways.

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eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena by Jim on October 15, 2010 in Reviews , eLearning Most of the eLearning modules we design here at Dashe & Thomson are aimed at the corporate audience. Development: Total storyboard development time was apparently in the range of 20 – 40 hours, which isn’t bad given the number of interwoven pathways.

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Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

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by Jolene on April 11, 2011 in Development Tools , Informal Learning , Instructional Design , eLearning , performance support , social learning In his blog post, Inkling: An Ipad Interactive Text Book , Rob Strulowitz, Principal and Founder of Worldview Learning, states: If you love technology and learning, and you don’t yet own an Apple iPad , this video may make you run to your nearest Best Buy and purchase the iPad2.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network by Jolene on April 28, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , Video , social learning According to the 1996 report from the U.S. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

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Scrimping often plays out in the form of internal IT pros developing and delivering end-user training. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them.

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training. In the end, we still need to develop trusted relationships with our customers and those we do business with.

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Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Train Your Client On Training.

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Train Your Client On Training by Paul on January 31, 2011 in Instructional Design , Training Development In the enterprise learning industry, when you sit down with a client to discuss an opportunity, oftentimes the client has a good idea what they want. Differing notions of how training should be developed have been analyzed and batted around their office for some time, whether for a new ERP system or a change in operational procedures.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

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Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager. I am currently the Director of Instructional Design and eLearning for Dashe & Thomson.In

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

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Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager. I am currently the Director of Instructional Design and eLearning for Dashe & Thomson.In

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Rx for SMEs

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Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager. I am currently the Director of Instructional Design and eLearning for Dashe & Thomson.In

Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

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Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager. I am currently the Director of Instructional Design and eLearning for Dashe & Thomson.In

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

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by Jolene on March 11, 2011 in Gaming Theory , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning Over the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to incorporate games into eLearning instructional design projects. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager.

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer. Our director of training development called us an Enterprise Training Partner today.

Hey, That's Social Learning!

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The eLearning Guild hosted an engaging, curiosity-inspiring conference focused on social learning. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager. I am currently the Director of Instructional Design and eLearning for Dashe & Thomson.In

Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog

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The eLearning Guild hosted an engaging, curiosity-inspiring conference focused on social learning. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Ive been creating training and e-Learning programs for over 20 years, serving as an instructional designer, writer, developer, and project manager. I am currently the Director of Instructional Design and eLearning for Dashe & Thomson.In

Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

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Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

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Learning technologist and university art instructor Anthony Fontana has been developing learning software called QizBox to encourage and stimulate student learning through the use of interactive social media. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

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Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

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Learning technologist and university art instructor Anthony Fontana has been developing learning software called QizBox to encourage and stimulate student learning through the use of interactive social media. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: Charlie Sheen , Facebook , Google Reader , instructional design , Jane Bozarth , LinkedIn , peer-to-peer learning , social learning , social media , Tom Kuhlmann , TweetDeck , Twitter About Paul Im the director of sales and marketing at Dashe & Thomson.