Wed.Feb 01, 2012

5 Top Game Based Learning Links: GBL Digest 2

Upside Learning

‘Gamification’ is a term that one comes across very often. Some of us love it, some of us might even hate it; but nobody can ignore it! As gamification gradually finds its way into the realm of education, more and more educators are voicing their criticism or admiration for it.

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My Thoughts on Adobe, Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, Mobile Learning and More [Interview]

mLearning Revolution

This morning, I had the opportunity to be on #eLearnChat, a video Podcast hosted by my good friend Rick Zanotti and Jean Franzblau. The one hour interview felt more like 20 minutes to me, as I enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Human 2.0

Learning with e's

Post human. Such a strange concept, and one that many people struggle to understand. At its simplest, being post-human is a state closely aligned to the cyborg, or cybernetic-organism - part human, part machine.

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Layers of learning

Clark Quinn

As I think about slow learning and Sage at the Side , I want to think about a continuum of tech-enablement. I want to include performance support, formal learning, and meta-learning. One way to think about it is layering on support across the learning event.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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What Learning Designers (Still) Need to Learn Themselves: Q&A With Julie Dirksen


How do you design course material for optimal retention, attention, and engagement — at the same time juggling the needs of your “learners,” subject matter experts, and others?

What’s hip in learning in France

Jay Cross

Today I attended two learning events in Paris, in the morning the iLearning Forum hosted by Sally Ann Moore and this afternoon Expo-Langues , the conference where Peter Isackson and I will be speaking tomorrow morning.

Three themes at Learning Technologies 2012

Good To Great

This year’s Learning Technologies event was a bit different from previous years for me. In the past, working for a supplier, I’ve spent most of my time on the exhibition floor – although I gained something new from the experience each year. This year, though, I was able to really experience the conference as a delegate and a track chair.

There They Go Again: Bashing Brainstorming

The Peformance Improvement

What did brainstorming ever do to receive such vitriol? Jonah Lehrer writes in the January 30 issue of The New Yorker: Typically, participants leave a brainstorming session proud of their contribution. The whiteboard has been filled with free associations.

The Top 7 Features Your LMS Must Have

An LMS has the power to enhance training effectiveness, and improve business outcomes. The key is knowing which features will enable your organization to get there. This guide will help ensure your LMS is capable of meeting your learning objectives.

Virtual Training

eLearning Brothers

The Learning eXplosion , by Matthew Murdoch and Treion Muller, is a great read that steps you through how to successfully move your classroom instructor-led training into the virtual classroom. The book specifically focuses on 9 Rules for Creating Effective Virtual Training : 1. The Rule of Continual Change – Learners and designers must always be prepared for change.

Course of the Week: Projecting Inventory Buys (Course & Calculator)


Check out the OpenSesame Course of the Week: Projecting Inventory Buys Course & Calculator by the Retail Owners Institute. Course of the Week

What Amazing Thing The Facebook IPO Did!!!!

Mark Oehlert

YOU HEARD ABOUT FACEBOOK RIGHT???? 5BILLION IPO!!!!! You know what changed? Nothing. Darfur? Peace in Middle East? Clean drinking water to anybody else in Africa? Any fewer people in this country denied basic civil rights like being able to marry who they want to? Any fewer abused kids today? Nope.

You’re Invited! Meet Bravais: Xyleme’s Cloud Learning Solution


You’re invited to take part in the public’s first glimpse of Bravais [brav-ey]; Xyleme’s new cloud learning solution that allows you to quickly deliver personalized learning applications. This is a rare opportunity to attend a live webinar with Xyleme’s President & CEO, Mark Hellinger. He will be your guide as you explore everything Bravais.

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.