Mon.Feb 18, 2013

Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world.

Why Design Thinking will make you a more valuable business partner

weelearning

Do you design learning solutions or business solutions? As learning (or training) designers we’re rarely involved in a project as early as we’d like.

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Resources from Training 2013 Conference and Expo #trg13

Kapp Notes

The presentation was a great deal of fun. We played “Fact or Fishy” Had a great audience and we had a great deal of fun. Team A got beaten fairly handidly so Team B gets accolades throughout the land. Here is a copy of my slides from the presentation. Games, Interactivity, Gamification for Learning: Creating Engaged Learners from Karl Kapp. Here is a link to the Poll Everywhere software I used to play the Fact or Fishy Game. Companies Mentioned Designing Digitally. Enspire Learning.

Why Games Don't Teach by Ruth Clark

Learning Solutions Magazine

Ask trainers to define what they mean by the term “game” and you will likely hear a mix of features. or examples. The problem is that many things that could be called a game do not necessarily lead to. learning. A leader in the field of instructional technology takes on the question: Is it right to.

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[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

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Business+MOOCs

Jay Cross

Business+MOOCs. Discuss. February 27, 9:30 am Pacific time. Join the Google+ Learning Community to stay in the loop. Expected: Jay Cross. George Siemens. Stephen Downes. Dave Cormier. Center for Creative Leadership. Invited: Daphe Koller, Coursera. Udacity. Curt Bonk. Who else should be there? __. __. __. If you’re new here, be aware that I am on Walkabout. Pursuing what my gut tells me is #1 on Walkabout. The white-heat focus is for this month and next is learning.

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Little Red Riding Hood 2.0: Creative Use of Scientific Data to Enhance Interactive Stories

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Scientific data is usually presented as raw boring information. However, creative eLearning developers can effectively use these to add impact to interactive storytelling.

Sneak Peek: Knowledge Guru Question Creation Wizard for Gamification

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s amazing what you learn standing in a trade show booth. When we launched our Knowledge Guru game engine at DevLearn in October 2012, we knew we were bringing something new to the market. There would be questions, needs, and requirements from customers that we had never anticipated.

Norman’s Design of Future Things

Clark Quinn

Donald Norman’s book, The Design of Everyday Things is a must-read for anyone who creates artifacts or interfaces for humans. This one goes forward in the same vein, but talking about how new tech in the roughly 20 years since that book came out, and the implications. There are some interesting thoughts, though few hints for learning.

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.

ACOFP eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

Download the ACOFP Medical Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF.

Even Better eLearning Authoring Software with New Easygenerator Release!

easygenerator

We have a new version of easygenerator released, it is rolled out to all free edition instances and all subscription instances in the past weeks to enable you to create even better eLearning courses. In this blog we will give you an overview off some of the new elearning authoring software functionalities. In the previous release all courses had an easygenerator watermark. Your feedback was that that was too much, so we have changed it.

CAS eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

Download the CAS Medical Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF. The Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS) enables anesthesiologists to excel in patient care through research, education and advocacy.

Even better elearning authoring with new easygenerator release

easygenerator

New release rolled out. We have a new version of easygenerator released, it is rolled out to all free edition instances and all subscription instances in the past weeks to enable you to create even better eLearning courses. In this blog we will give you an overview off some of the new functionalities. Free edition: The look and feel of your e-Learning course. In the previous release all courses had an easygenerator watermark. Your feedback was that that was too much, so we have changed it.

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.

ICAAP eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

Download the ICAAP Medical Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF. The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) is an organization serving about 2,300 pediatricians in Illinois.

The Forge: Episode 26 with Dave Gray and Troy Stein

Visual Lounge

The Forge, as a show concept, has been about trying and experimenting, even if it was minor changes and adjustments. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t… but we always hope to try new things.

The Forge: Episode 26 with Dave Gray and Troy Stein

Visual Lounge

The Forge, as a show concept, has been about trying and experimenting, even if it was minor changes and adjustments. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t… but we always hope to try new things.