Tue.Dec 06, 2011

An Open LMS: CourseKit

Kapp Notes

A while back I posted on Facebook that LMSs were prisons for content because they tended to keep content inaccessible and unavailable for quick easy access. Well now their is a new kind of LMS that uses a Facebook type interface to conduct academic business. It’s called CourseKit.

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5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited)

Jane Hart

Back in May 2010 I posted a diagram that I had created that showed what I considered to be the 5 stages of Workplace Learning. My ITA colleague, Jay Cross, re-worked it so that I looked like this.

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Freelance Instructional Design: More Tips from the Trenches

Experiencing eLearning

I’ve gotten some great tips from others working as independent consultants or freelance instructional designers in comments on my Getting Started as a Freelance Instructional Designer and Tips for Starting to Freelance posts. I love having so many brilliant and generous people in my network who freely share the wealth of their knowledge. Networking.

Welcome Camtasia for Mac 2!

Visual Lounge

One of the best parts of being an evangelist is that I get to share the good news with you. Today is one of those days! Camtasia for Mac 2 is here! You spoke up. We listened.

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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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Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

Over the years elearning software has become easier to use. But with that comes some challenges. In the past you had an instructional designer who designed the course. Then there was a programmer who did the programming of the course. And a graphics designer built the course’s graphics.

Nuts and Bolts: Inviting Interaction by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Instead of asking how to manage informal learning and which tools to use, ask yourself whether you are. inviting interaction, and how. Here are some excellent ways to make informal learning more visible to both.

What’s On Your Employees’ Wish List This Christmas?

Mindflash

I was in the mall this week (bad idea). A large Santa’s village, complete with Santa and his minion of elves, was dwarfed by the queue of kids waiting to sit on Santa’s lap to share what they wanted for the holiday. I remember (years ago!)

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

Learning Cafe

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes” into social media. It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up.

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.

Gamification: A Good Idea … Sometimes

Mindflash

The old way of work — grinding out eight hours a day in soulless cubicles — could use some updating, nearly everyone agrees. And what solution is more intuitive than bringing games, one of the most fun aspects of life, to corporate work, generally one of the least fun?

Captivate Training: Creating Interesting Interactivities with Adobe Captivate – Part 1

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Creating Interesting Interactivities with Adobe Captivate – Part 1 Date and time: Thursday, Jan 5, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn how to create interactive screens using Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5.5. The interactive screens included in this two-part training session [.]. eLearning Suite How do I. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5

Aotearoa. kei te aroha au ki a koe

Learning with e's

New Zealand is simply amazing. What can I say about the many sights I have seen, people I have met and things I have experienced?

Captivate Training: Creating Interesting Interactivities with Adobe Captivate – Part 2

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Creating Interesting Interactivities with Adobe Captivate – Part 2 Date and time: Thursday, Jan 19, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn how to create interactive screens using Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5.5. The interactive screens included in this two-part training session [.]. eLearning Suite How do I. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5

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.

Across the Twitterverse

Learning with e's

It's that time of the year when the edublog community honours its members with awards.