Tue.Jun 28, 2011

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: Quizzes To Write Home About

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel You've always been able to create quizzes with Captivate. Of course, over the years the quiz features have gotten better and better.

The Jedi Trainer’s Guide To Employee Management

Mindflash

Serious skill is required to navigate the galactic asteroid fields of employee management.

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The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Social Learning

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers.

The Course Catalog Is (Should Be) Dead

The Peformance Improvement

Recently, I was asked a very thought-provoking question by the director of HRD for a large organization. I was explaining the “5As Framework” to her and she asked, “What are the implications for what we do here?”

[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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Big Announcement from Big Brainz

Kapp Notes

Here is an announcement from Big Brainz that I think is of interest: DIVISION EXPANSION PACK NOW AVAILABLE. At last! The Division Expansion Pack includes the same great Timez Attack entertainment, but incorporates all new curriculum that ensures instant recall of division facts. To try it, just download the latest version of Timez Attack. Th e base version of division is automatically included. Base Version Free!

Lessons Learned from the mLearnCon 2011 Backchannel by David Kelly

Learning Solutions Magazine

What can you learn from an eLearning Guild conference, even if you don’t attend? With mobile and social technology, the answer is, “A lot!” It’s great to attend conferences in person, but budgets and schedules don’t always align to make that possible.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

We just cut the price of the eBook to $12. eBook , $12. Paper, $24. By Charles Jennings, Harold Jarche, ?Clark Clark Quinn, Jane Hart & Jay Cross. This is the first edition of the Fieldbook to incorporate QR codes. That’s what these funky-looking little bar codes are called.

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What Does (Should) Your CEO Expect from Training?

CLO Magazine

Frankly, many CEOs and senior leaders don’t expect much from HR or training. They have risen through the ranks not expecting much and, for many, their experiences have confirmed these expectations. Historically, HR and L&D leaders have done little to change this low expectation. They have reinforced the idea that HR (and L&D) is unique in that most of what is does cannot be planned, managed or measured like other aspects of business.

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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.

mLearnCon 2011: Putting Learning In Motion (A Week After) by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild's mLearnCon 2011 exemplified the growth in interest and practice in the mobile learning area, with over 50% more attending this year than last. Here is a very brief overview of what went on in San Jose June 20 to 23! Mobile Learning

The Magnificent Seven Personality Traits of Successful Sales People

Upside Learning

Perhaps the most difficult aspect of my role as a business consultant is selling.

The iPad have arrived

Moodle Journal

Today I had first site and contact with our new iPad collection. This eLearning project has been a while in coming to life it seems, but I can certainly appreciate the constraints of wise prequrement, given the arrival of the iPad 2 at such a sensitive time for us.

How to create social buzz at a learning event

Jane Hart

Tweet. In Jeff Bullas’s recent post, 9 ways to create and share social media content at an event , he described how you might use the following 9 social tools to encourage participation in an event (in this case a fashion show). Videos. Pictures and images. Slideshare. Twitter. Blogs. Facebook.

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.

“Your call is important to us”

Jay Cross

The big companies you call for help know there’s a better way. That’s why outfits like Cisco, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, Yahoo!, Dell, Intuit, and Salesforce.com participate in the Consortium for Service Innovation. Mission.

Shifting From the Schoolyard to the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Some companies are implementing initiatives to see that the underprivileged or underskilled are served and not forgotten. The Alliance for Excellent Education wants to make sure these same groups will be served under federal law as well. Using the New York City Department of Education’s Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) program as an example, the Alliance for Excellent Education is passing along three recommendations to add a different perspective for K through 12 education.