Thu.Jan 17, 2013

Using Fantasy in Instructional #Games

Kapp Notes

I am often asked if an instructional or training game should be “realistic” or can the game have “fantasy” elements and still be an effective learning tool.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Instant Answer Feedback

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Lori Smith  Adding a quiz to an eLearning lesson gives you the ability to assess a learner's comprehension. Certainly tracking comprehension and pass/fail rates is important for anyone designing a course. However, quizzes can often be stressful to the learner.

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Innovative Customers in Action

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

According to Tom Kelley, the innovation guru, one of the ten faces of an innovator is that of an anthropologist - someone who really understands what people want, and why. Well, when it comes to software tools, who knows what users want better than the users themselves? We recently discovered this quite serendipitously. A user on Raptivity community, InteractivityHub , suggested we build a learning interaction that involves characters and speech bubbles.

This Week on #TalkTech: Cisco and Social Learning, Simplifying #mLearning and Fantasy Elements in Learning Games

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We discuss three topics a week and the chat lasts around 30 minutes.

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Lectora Resource Roundup

Integrated Learnings

By Joseph Suarez. We use Lectora a good bit for eLearning development. As with any tool, it’s always helpful to see tips and tricks from others that you can add to your own projects. If you're working with Lectora and need some assistance, here’s a list of helpful resources available online. Official Resources from Trivantis. Lectora University : Trivantis’s own collection of helpful resources including recordings of all past “Inspiration Wednesdays” webinars and downloadable course examples.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

Zooming: the often misunderstood half-holy grail of screencast quality

Visual Lounge

“Zooming” is one of the things that many, many Camtasia users–ourselves included–want to do with their screen recording, and rightly so. It allows us to record everything to show context, but then get in close to show details (kind of the best of both worlds).

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: what to do after an event

Good To Great

A conference can be a fairly exhausting experience, and if you’ve been preparing for days and then tweeting throughout it’s perfectly understandable that, on leaving the venue, you want to switch off and spend some time away from the backchannel.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Talking visual communication with Dan Roam, Episode 25 of the Forge

Visual Lounge

We spoke with Dan Roam, author of Back of the Napkin and Blah, Blah, Blah. Dan talked about using visuals and creating a visual language to engage your audience. Here’s the recorded video of today’s episode or watch on YouTube. See Dan’s presentation about health care here.

SAS Chapter 5

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Brilliant backchannel tweeting: what to do after an event

Good To Great

A conference can be a fairly exhausting experience, and if you’ve been preparing for days and then tweeting throughout it’s perfectly understandable that, on leaving the venue, you want to switch off and spend some time away from the backchannel.

APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter)

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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.

Why Prototype?

E-learning Uncovered

In my last post , I shared some tips for creating templates – namely about how to save time. Prototyping your courseware can do the same thing for you, especially when you’re working on a new course or overhauling an old course. A prototype is a small sample of coursework you develop from beginning to end. Below are some other benefits to prototyping. Note: for a more in-depth list (and better writing!), check out Desirée and Diane’s book From Concept to Execution. Prototyping: Can save re-work.

Shelter

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Keep Tuition Assistance Costs in Check

CLO Magazine

Rapidly rising tuition costs are putting a burden on employers and employees. Here are some ways companies can reduce program costs while maintaining the investment. Tuition costs in the U.S. continue to rise on an annual basis, making it increasingly more expensive for employers to offer tuition assistance programs aimed at developing their workforce. A recent report by the College Board found that tuition and fees at public four-year institutions increased 4.2 percent from 2011-2012.

Cell

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When viewing onion cells under a microscope, a few drops of a certain solution are added to stain the cells and show these cells more clearly. Select the correct solution that you should use from the list below

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.

Which is better? Xbox 360 or PS3

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Grammar Theory Test

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Grade 11 & 12 Super Online Test 1 of 2

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KUIS WEB EDUKASI DAN ELEARNING

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