Tue.Feb 19, 2013

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

2012 saw the re-emergence of ‘Mobile learning’ or ‘mLearning’ as “new” (ok, not really new) buzzwords in L&D and Training circles around the world. But largely in the wrong context!

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Adobe Captivate: Text Entry That Sticks Around

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      A client wanted us to create a software simulation that would allow learners to fill out part of a spreadsheet. In addition, as learners moved from cell to cell, the client wanted the learners to see what they had typed in the previous cells and change the text.

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Human enough #edcmooc

E-Learning Provocateur

Free Webinar: Create eBooks in a Snap

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I'm excited to be offering a free webinar next Monday, February 25 (noon Eastern) where you will learn how to quickly create eBooks  (ePub  and  Mobi ) in record time using tools available off-the-shelf in the Adobe Technical Communication Suite. While this is an event that I'm teaching for the good folks over at the  International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) , IconLogic is sponsoring the event so it's open to everyone.

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2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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The Power of Habit (it's what I'm reading)

Learning Visions

To run or eat a donut? To go to bed early or sit up watching hours of Netflix? To do a process correctly and follow the steps or to go all rogue and do what you feel like? How do habits form and how do we change them? How do we learn new habits? How do we replace bad habits?

LMS vs LCMS vs CMS.changing one letter makes a big difference.

OpenSesame

What are the differences between LMS, LCMS, and CMS? This question often stirs up confusion among those who simply do not know the answer. Not to worry - we know the differences and we are going to share our knowledge with you.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012. What is the theory that underpins our moocs? If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses ( MOOCs ). MORE >> GEORGE SIEMENS. JULY 25, 2012.

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Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Guest post by Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D. Screencasts are an effective teaching tool that offer instructors greater versatility in developing lesson plans. Their many instructional applications include step-by-step process, demonstrations , tutorials , and presentations.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself. That undoubtedly will raise numerous hackles.

Future learning environments: professional, powerful, personal

Learning with e's

Once again, thanks to Don H Taylor and his crew, this year's Learning Technologies conference was a highly successful event. 50 speakers presented talks at the event in London's Olympia over the two days, in what has become one of the premier, must attend events for learning professionals in Europe.

Learn, Share, and Connect at 2013 Training Conferences

Raptivity

How can you stay current with new trends and tools and improve your skills in our fast changing world? Two convenient ways of course are 1) reading magazines and books that bring you up to speed on latest trends such [.]. Conference Education Software eLearning TrainingMag

Worried about software? Consider performance support

Allison Rossett

I can’t get enough of performance support. That passion began early, when I encountered the limitations of my own memory. It continues to this day as I discover even more flaws in my memory.

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Virtual Instructor-Led Training: The Best of Both Worlds

CLO Magazine

Virtual learning can help organizations connect with employees while avoiding hefty fees. Learning management programs are evolving. Traditionally, instructor-led training (ILT) was the preferred mode within organizational learning. E-learning sparked excitement, but for some it has disappointed, being dubbed as ineffective. But lately, the learning management community has introduced virtual instructor-led training (VILT). Does it have staying power?

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The eLearning Guild Publishes 2013 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has released the 2013 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. Based on data obtained from more than 4,700 Guild members, worldwide eLearning salaries increased slightly by 1.7% this past year, with an average global salary of $77,682.

ProtonMedia Announces New Release: I’ve Got the Video

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia today Announced Release 2.2 of ProtoSphere–3D Virtual Collaboration Cloud. Check out the video of the news of the new release. Also, check out this great case study.

Is There an App for Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

Mobile apps will soon offer robust tools for leadership and managerial development. The possibilities are endless and important, especially when paired with traditional course development and coaching. In January 2012, Deloitte and Forbes Insights published “Talent Edge 2020,” a study of matters weighing on executives’ minds. The respondents cited leadership as their most pressing talent concern.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Documentary Review—Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death, and Technology, directed by Tiffany Shlain by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

With curiosity and candor, Tiffany Shlain set out to make a film answering one question: What does. it mean to be connected in the 21st century? The result is her critically-acclaimed documentary and.

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Part 1: The Shift From Push to Pull Learning

CLO Magazine

Learning organizations are moving from pushing learning to employees to helping workers find answers by leveraging mobile, video on-demand and other forms of just-in-time learning. In a fast-paced business environment, employees don’t have time for an hour-long traditional classroom or e-learning program. They prefer options such as video on-demand, digital asset libraries, mobile and other forms of just-in-time learning.

How to Be Ready for Your Big Budget Increase

Mindflash

You are in your CEO’s office and she says to you, “I am happy to increase your training budget next year. But here’s the catch. The training better be shorter, faster, and more targeted at our top three company goals than training you have delivered in the past.

Pull Technology Boosts Agility

CLO Magazine

Change can be good and bad, but it is constant in today’s global business environment, and leaders know it. Change can be good and bad, but it is constant in today’s global business environment, and leaders know it.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Don’t mind the cows… an Ask3 Teaser

Visual Lounge

We’ve put together a 90 second teaser video to give everyone a taste of how Ask3 is being used. The cows are at the end. But pay no attention to them. ;-). Can’t see the video? Watch it on YouTube. We’re working on the next teaser with samples from you and your students.

Special Report 2013: Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

Learning organizations are moving from pushing learning to employees to helping workers find answers by leveraging mobile, video on-demand and other forms of just-in-time learning. Part 1: The Shift From Push to Pull Learning. Jeffrey Cattel. Learning organizations are moving from pushing learning to employees to helping workers find answers by leveraging mobile, video on-demand and other forms of just-in-time learning. Part 2: Not New, Just Revisited. Jeffrey Cattel.

#EDCMOOC: utopias & dystopias – looking to the future (part 3)

Good To Great

In 2009, Rebecca Johnston wrote a paper called ‘Salvation or destruction: Metaphors of the internet’ whilst working towards her PhD. I was surprised to see a relatively old paper on the resource list for the second week of E-learning and Digital Cultures , but actually found it interesting reading.

Part 2: Not New, Just Revisited

CLO Magazine

The concept of just-in-time learning, where employees look for learning options at the point of need, isn’t new. Consider the following scenario. An employee in another department has expertise in a topic a peer has a question on. Rather than sitting through a class on that topic, the peer could go to the colleague and ask him or her directly. This type of knowledge sharing doesn’t have to involve colleagues at the same company.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Part 4: Linked Enablement

CLO Magazine

Deciding when push or pull learning works best is predicated on the idea that push and pull types of learning are mutually exclusive. AlliedBarton was not one of the early adopters of pull learning. Much of the reasoning behind its recent adoption is the highly regulated nature of the security industry. This is not uncommon.

Part 3: Start With Strategy

CLO Magazine

Once the strategy has been established, a learning team should meet with individual leaders in departments where pull learning will be used to flesh out what major business challenges. Brent O’Bryan, vice president of learning and development at security personnel provider AlliedBarton, and its learning team are in the process of rolling out a set of pull learning modules in the first and second quarters of this year. In the first quarter, AlliedBarton unveiled a mobile learning app.