Mon.Nov 05, 2012

What sort of journalist am I?

Clive on Learning

Having just reached a major milestone birthday (I'll leave you to figure out whether that's 30 or 40), I feel justified in reflecting on the role that blogging is likely to play in the years to come. I've just made major investments in three new all-consuming hobbies - photography, video and piano playing - and I need time to make sure I get a good return on all three.

Nuts and Bolts: Metaphors by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

What are your metaphors about teaching and learning? How do they affect your practice? Design Strategies Instructional Design Training Strategies

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Over 40 Rapid E-Learning Posts with Free PowerPoint Templates & E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint is hot. This makes sense because it’s the most popular elearning tool out there. It’s easy to learn. And once you understand how to use it to build rapid elearning courses , the sky’s the limit. In an earlier post I listed all of the ones that dealt with PowerPoint.


Digital Learnscapes

Learning with e's

It's that time of the year again where we are planning for the Pelecon - the Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conference - that we hold each year in April at Plymouth University. Pelecon 2012 was probably our best conference yet.

[New eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies.

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How To Use WordPress To Enhance Employee Performance [VIDEO]


WordPress is awesome – at least we certainly think so! As a blogging platform, CMS, and soon LMS via LearnDash , WordPress offers flexibility beyond any open-source software available today. In the educational space, WordPress is really starting to make a name for itself.

Experience, the API

Clark Quinn

Last week I was on a panel about the API previously known as Tin Can at #DevLearn, and some thoughts crystallized. Touted as the successor to SCORM, it’s ridiculously simple: Subject Verb Object: e.g. “I did this”, such as ‘John Doe read Engaging Learning’ but also ‘Jane Doe took this picture’ And this has interesting implications.

What to Do With a Broken LMS

CLO Magazine

Dated learning and management systems may seem to be more trouble than they’re worth, but deciding whether to buy or build a new system requires leaders to consider all the angles.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Rod and I had the chance to go to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 12. Here are some of my top takeaways. Tin Can API. Tin Can API (now called Experience API) is being called the next generation of SCORM. And we learned at the conference that it may become the next generation of AICC as well.) I t’s a new way to track learning experiences that extend beyond completing courses.

Tips for Driving Learning Success with Moodle LMS: Recorded Webinar

Learn how to get analytic insights into your Moodle learner data. You’ll also get tips and tricks on how to quickly access, analyze, and share this information for actionable insights that will help you improve the effectiveness of your learning programs.

Customer Video Stories Serve Multiple Purposes

Dvinci Interactive

When you capture a story about the impact of your product or service on a customer, you have a valuable asset you can use for training, internal communications and marketing. Especially for B2B firms, it’s not always easy to explain the value of your services or products. A good story that shows your product or service in action can concisely bring it all together for almost any audience.

Jumpstart Your Career As a Certified Information Technology Professional


Computer hardware and software educates us, entertains us, and supports our businesses. From server farms running the “cloud” to ubiquitous mobile devices, technology forms the infrastructure of our society and our economy.

Encore Virtual CLO Symposium Scheduled for Nov. 14

CLO Magazine

The rebroadcast of the event is being arranged to allow speakers and attendees unable to log on to last week’s event due to widespread power and telephone outages caused by Hurricane Sandy the opportunity to participate. Chicago -- Nov. Chief Learning Officer magazine has announced that the virtual edition of the Fall 2012 CLO Symposium that took place last week will again be presented Nov.

Create Textures & Enhance Your Snagit Captures

Visual Lounge

Have you ever wanted to apply a texture to one of your images to enhance it and give it a more polished or professional look? While Snagit does not have a texture filter, you can easily make your own custom textures using patterns you find in images.

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.

Education Nonprofit Awarded $1 Million from Carnegie Corp. to Expand Blended Learning Model

CLO Magazine

The grant will fund CFY's work in four schools — two each in New York and Los Angeles — over a two-year period and will fund research on the impact of the work. New York — Nov. 5 National education nonprofit CFY announced it has received a $1 million grant from Carnegie Corp. of New York to further develop, implement and study blended learning instruction in a whole school/community model.

Create Textures & Enhance Your Snagit Captures

Visual Lounge

Have you even wanted to apply a texture to one of your images to enhance it and give it a more polished or professional look? While Snagit does not have a texture filter, you can easily make your own custom textures using patterns you find in images.

Set Goals for Levels 1, 2 and 3

CLO Magazine

Most measure Kirkpatrick levels 1 and 2. Some even measure level 3. Few, however, set goals for these before the training begins, writes blogger David Vance