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Easygenerator to launch new free web based eLearning authoring software at #DevLearn

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This launch will be at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. This web edition will be the start of a whole new generation of solutions by easygenerator. I did show the tool in a preview to Joe Ganci, here is his feed back: “I am excited to see what easygenerator has created.

Why Easygenerator will launch a free edition of her authoring software

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In a few weeks’ time easygenerator will make a big step towards meeting her mission to change eLearning. We are in the final stages of launching a free edition of easygenerator; it will be available in the first half of October.

Devlearn conference day one: an exhilarating day

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So we are off to an excellent start with DevLearn. One is SaaS or cloud based solutions, the other is the future of the Learning Management Systems. TinCan will free us from this, it allows you to track and trace any learning experience, anywhere. Way to reinforce learning.

DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!

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DevLearn 2014 is over. In an hour I will leave for Indianapolis to visit a partner of easygenerator. In a way this is an analogy for my experience at DevLearn and the state of our industry. During DevLearn I found that there is a huge gap between the presenters and the audience.

Day one: My agile eLearning development presentation from #DevLearn

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Day one of DevLearn was not an ordinary day. For us at easygenerator the day was mostly about our new free web edition. The Learning solution magazine published an article on our new edition. Agile eLearning development Devlearn 2013 e-Learning EasyGenerator eLearning authoring tool eLearning software

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#DevLearn retrospective: Start dreaming about the future of eLearning

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This year more than ever DevLearn addressed the future of eLearning. Thanks to the TinCan API (now renamed into ‘experience API’) the technique is ahead of us (learning developers and vendors). There was another keynote by Allisone Levine at DevLearn.

My tips for the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas

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DevLearn promises to be a great conference this year again.There is a very promising line-up of keynote speakers and other presenters. Session 110: PepsiCo: Bringing Learning to a Mobile Workforce. Session 201 : The Evolution of Technology and the Future of Learning.

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Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

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Last week, I attended DevLearn. I knew that its core audience would be instructional designers and e-learning developers. . For e-learning developers and instructional designers, they were aghast and in shock. Not only was it quite present at DevLearn, but in general, this is one of the new “hot” items in the space. However, they cannot be in the same page, lesson, learning object at the same time. E-Learning 24/7.

#DevLearn. Morning buzz session: WYSIWYG is dead

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At easygenerator this led to the decision to base our new web based authoring environment on a WYSIWYM interface. e-Learning This morning I hosted a morning buzz session on WYSIWYG versus WYSIWYM. In a WYSIWYG environment you work as an author in an application that will show you the content in exactly the same way as the learner will see it. INstructional designers like this because it gives you control. You can determine per pixel where something will be.

DevLearn 2014: The dead of the corporate LMS and WYSIWYG authoring?

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DevLearn 2014 is approaching. I have the honor of doing two sessions at DevLearn. The trends that I will be talking about are: The learner is taking control : Self-directed learning. Adaptive learning. Mapping learning goals to business goals.

Devlearn conference day -1 and 0

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devlearn e-Learning EasyGenerator eLearning guildI will (try to) blog about the conference every day. I arrived yesterday evening 18.30 local time after a 20 hour trip. The conference is in the Aria and we stay there too. It’s an incredible hotel/casino. I believe it has over 4000 rooms, countless restaurants and bars and it is huge. But most of all it is luxurious. It’s really incredible. It’s not just over the top, but way beyond that.

Devlearn conference day 2: curation

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This blog and the easygenerator blog are ‘republished’ or aggregated through that site. Steven Rosenbaum presented ‘the future of learning is context’ and his story was an exact copy of Jay’s. I showed how you can create individual learning paths within an e-Learning course, he explained how they make it possible to create individual learning paths between courses. I told how frustrated I got when I was creating e-learning courses.

Devlearn conference 2011: retrospective

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I’m back home after a great DevLearn conference. This was my second Guild conference (been to Learning Solutions in March) and one thing that really struck me at both conferences is the atmosphere. It’s a world of difference if you compare it to the Online Educa in Berlin or the Learning Solutions in London. For easygenerator it was an important conference too. And it’s something that will affect e-Learning development.

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#Devlearn Graig Weiss: top 10 authoring tools

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Unfortunately Easygenerator did not make his top 10, but you can check us out yourself. e-Learning graig weiss top 10 authoring tools Graig’s overview of the authoring landscape, trends and his top10.

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning

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Since I became CEO of easygenerator I wanted to have a clear vision and mission on what we do and why we do it. This led to my blogs on our vision and mission, ‘Output learning’ and ‘bringing learning to the workplace’. At easygenerator we use these ideas to give direction to product development and our market approach. Over the past year I joined these ideas, tried to develop them further and I renamed it to ‘outcome learning’. Outcome learning.

DevLearn Day 3: the final day of a great week

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At Intel learning is a support organization (as always) resorting under HR so they have to work hard to connect to the business. What they did was to give each HR director of a business group a learning consultant. They also have country organizations with a HR director, they got a learning consultant too. The conclusion was don’t work from learning goals but from organization/business goals. Internet time alliance, Interactive review of DevLearn.

DevLearn conference Day 1: a hectic day

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It was about governance, how do you connect your learning department to the business. His main point was that you should have a sort of board who makes decisions about the ‘What’ of the learning. He told about his experience as a CLO at Reuters where they had a board with business leaders, HR and Learning. That way you can tie the learning better to the business. We got great responses and great interest in easygenerator.

Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

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Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Is this a decline in interest for e-Learning or is a signal for something else? The same thing is now happening in e-Learning.

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DevLearn follow up: Not only curation but also moderation and didactics

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One of the most interesting topics at DevLearn was ‘Curation’ and the question attached to it was: “Will e-Learning (developers) become obsolete?” ” I took some time to reflect on this and my answer is: “Yes curation is an important development” and: “No, the e-Learning developer will not become obsolete. I believe that the role of e-Learning and e-Learning developers will become even more important in the near future.”

Devlearn conference and expo Las Vegas

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Tomorrow I’m leaving for the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. It will be a very important week for easygenerator. We finished easygenerator version 8 last week and we believe that we now have a unique authoring environment that really stands out from our competitors. We will do three presentations at DevLearn, a product presentation, a presentation about adaptive (individual) learning (together with our friends of A New Spring) and I will present on Outcome Learning.

Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

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Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Is this a decline in interest for e-Learning or is a signal for something else? The same thing is now happening in e-Learning.

Connect learning to the business: Learning objectives and action mapping

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I’m preparing my presentation for my concurrent session at DevLearn, Las Vegas. I will present about: Supporting business objectives with better learning objectives. I do agree with the trend that wants to connect learning to the workplace.

Webinar: What’s New with Easygenerator’s e-Learning software ? #DevLearn follow up.

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The new Web version of easygenerator’s e-learning software was successfully launched and announced at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas last week. As a follow-up to DevLearn, we are offering a free webinar in which we will explore both versions. This event will be perfect for those who are evaluating easygenerator as an e-learning development solution. . The post Webinar: What’s New with Easygenerator’s e-Learning software ?

DevLearn day 0; an energizing day

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He is the Managing Editor of the Learning Solutions e-Magazine at the eLearning Guild. I saw his concept and he does say very nice things about easygenerator. Some quotes are: “The new version adds content reuse features, workflow management, version control, and great functionality that applies some of the latest and best information we have about learning, in a way that will redefine the usage of learning objectives.” Easygenerator is growing rapidly.

New Edition, New Prices And A New Website For Easygenerator e-Learning Software!

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New e-Learning software edition, new prices and a new website for easygenerator. Wednesday October 23 rd is a big day for easygenerator. We launch a new e-Learning software product at the DevLearn conference, we introduce new prices and our new website is live!

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (2)

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This post is the second in a series about ‘make e-Learning work: Outcome learning’. I will be presenting on this topic at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. Meaningful learning objectives. The first step in ‘making e-Learning work’ is to create meaningful objectives.

Agile E-Learning development

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In this demanding world we usually don’t get a few months to create an e-Learning course. And our clients (either internal or external) are rapidly getting more knowledgeable on e-learning and they are demanding an increasing role in the process of developing a course. At easygenerator we develop our software in an Agile way and it works wonders for us (I wrote about this in an earlier post ). The agile e-Learning process. Designing for agile learning.

Returning to the didactical roots: innovation in eLearning?

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Earlier this month I presented at DevLearn on connecting learning to the business and this week I did a webinar and a seminar on adaptive learning. But the funny thing is that this ‘old school’ approach is the foundation of innovation at easygenerator.

Webinar: Didactics, Management theory, Agile and new learning metaphors equals Outcome learning

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Last year I wrote a series of post on outcome learning. I order to make it more complete I now added principles from Agile (Scrum) software development and my ideas about a new learning metaphor. I presented on this subject at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas last November. The US partner of easygenerator (Interactive Advantage) organizes webinars on a regular basis and they have asked me to present on this approach. Agile e-Learning development.

easygenerator Launches New Web-based Authoring Tool at DevLearn 2013 by News Editor

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Leveraging nearly two decades of eLearning experience, easygenerator recently embarked on an ambitious journey to re-create their product from scratch.

Join Us at the DevLearn Conference in Las Vegas

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Easygenerator will be present at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. Last year we had the official launch of easygenerator in the USA at DevLearn, this year we will officially launch our free edition at Devlearn. DevLearn Expo.

Learning (and development) strategies how far do they reach?

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The Masie center brought out an eBook on Learning Strategies. In the Masie eBook 8 learning strategist talk about their strategy. For easygenerator this is also true. agile software development e-Learning EasyGenerator Learning strategy

Looking back on Devlearn 2014

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I attended the DevLearn conference last week. The opening Keynote: Devlearn’s theme is exploring the new learning universe. It is not about gaining knowledge but about learning how to think and solve problems. Session: Learning and performance ecosystems. Easygenerator created a whitepaper with much more detailed information that you can download at https://www.easygenerator.com/13-trends-leading-end-lms/. DevLearn Day Two opening keynote.

DevLearn 2014: The death of the corporate LMS and WYSIWYG authoring

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DevLearn 2014 is fast approaching; in just less than three weeks it will start. our CEO Kasper Spiro will present two sessions at DevLearn. The learner takes control : Self-directed learning. Adaptive learning. Mapping learning goals to business goals.