Mon.Oct 29, 2012

Vegas Workshop Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the resources and slides from my workshop presentation in Las Vegas. Day One: Here are the introductory slides. Introduction Materials for Gamification Workshop from Karl Kapp. Here are the slides related to game elements. Game Elements from Karl Kapp. Here are slides related to motivation.

Online Systems for Behavior Change

Tony Karrer

I've always believe that to truly have impact on performance, we need to be experts at Behavior Change. I've written a few times over the years on aspects of solutions that ultimately drive a change in behavior that leads to performance improvement.

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The future belongs to those who take charge of their own learning

Jane Hart

Once upon a time (as all good fairy tales start) employees had a job for life. Having left school or college you could start work for an organization and remain there for your whole professional life.

Theories for the digital age: Self regulated learning

Learning with e's

Informal and self regulated learning are defining characteristics of 21 st Century education. Various commentators suggest that as much as seventy percent of learning occurs outside of formal educational settings (Cofer, 2000; Dobbs, 2000; Cross, 2006).

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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Blogging about #DevLearn

Challenge to Learn

I will be leaving for Las Vegas in less than one hour, visiting the eLearning Guilds annual conference. I will try to post a daily blog about my findings. I’m really looking forward to it, last year was great.

Kineo Launches Jumpstart Service for Totara LMS by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Kineo US has launched Jumpstart, a bundle of services to rapidly and economically implement open-source Totara LMS for businesses. Jumpstart is delivered as an on-demand solution that enables organizations to manage all of their online and classroom learning, forums, and certifications.

Three lessons in communication from James Bond

Spicy Learning

What is it that makes 007 the suave, confident and cool agent that he is? As impressive as some of his gadgets have been – from dagger shoes and garrotte watches in his early adventures to his Sony Xperia T mobile phone in Skyfall – his outstanding array of personal communication skills have proved time and again to be a more effective arsenal of weaponry at disarming foes and lovers alike. As my colleague Moira noted in a previous post , communication skills vary from person to person.

The Ed-Tech Evolution [INFOGRAPHIC]


Education technology has certainly grown over the past century, to the point where the technology itself is becoming more than just a medium of knowledge exchange.

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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.

Learn With Intensity

CLO Magazine

Design learning around intensity to grow skills and competencies. When I consider deploying a potential learning activity, I always think about its intensity. You should always ask yourself how intense an activity will be for your learners and consider these intensity dimensions: • Interaction : Will the learner watch or read the content and then have to interact, either with structured questions or in a classroom engagement?

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5 Things We Hate To Buy


Part of being an adult is occasionally having to do things you hate. Some of these things are innately unpleasant. You have to take out the trash, go to the dentist, complete projects at work you detest and clean up after your dog at the park.

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Rob Mowid

Visual Lounge

Meet Rob Mowid. Rob Mowid is the Product Manager for Camtasia Relay here at TechSmith. He’s been working at TechSmith for four years, having started on the Sales side before becoming a Product Manager.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Next Conference

E-learning Uncovered

The learning and training industry is fully immersed in conference season right now! With Learning 2012 having just wrapped up, DevLearn coming up this week, and TK13 right around the corner, we thought it would be helpful to give you a few quick tips to get the most out of your next conference. Enjoy your conference, and be sure to come back here and share some of your conference tips! Go With the Flow.

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.

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Jane Maurer

Visual Lounge

Meet Jane Maurer. Jane Maurer is an Instructional Technologist and Trainer at University of Denver. She is also a Sys Admin for Blackboard , Camtasia Relay , and AdobeConnect servers on campus. She trains and supports faculty in the Daniels College of Business. Lecture Capture—and more!—For

Refined Data Solutions, Inc. Releases Refined Training 2.3 LMS by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Refined Data is releasing the latest version of the Refined Training platform on the newest version of Moodle. The Refined. Training Hosted Solution combines the power of Adobe Connect web conferencing technology with an industry-leading. learning management system (LMS).

University of Phoenix Announces New Degree Concentration in Web Admin

CLO Magazine

The curriculum will include three courses: Internet Business Associate, Site Development Associate and Network Technology Associate. Phoenix — Oct. 29 University of Phoenix has announced a new associate degree concentration in Web administration. The new degree seeks to incorporate the industry-standard CIW Web Foundations Associate curriculum, provided through a new agreement with Certification Partners.

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LaunchCycle Simplifies Project Management: See It at DevLearn 2012 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Sealworks, Inc. will introduce the all-new at The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, NV. LaunchCycle provides a simple way for teams to manage projects and tasks via an easy-to-use interface.

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!

The Forgotten Training Cost

CLO Magazine

Considering opportunity costs will help CLOs ensure the expected benefit of training covers all the costs, not just the visible ones, writes blogger David Vance

HT2 Launches HT2 Inc and Announces New US Offices by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

HT2, the innovators in learning technology, are very proud to announce the establishment of HT2 Inc, a wholly owned US subsidiary with offices in La Jolla, CA.