Sat.Sep 22, 2012 - Fri.Sep 28, 2012

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing.

Ideas About Games and Learner Assessment

Kapp Notes

Just read an article in our local newspaper that indicated the state of Pennsylvania spent $30 million dollars last year on testing.

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The power of one

E-Learning Provocateur

A lifetime ago I worked in an office that, like most others, had a tacit dress code. A tie was not mandatory unless you were meeting clients; otherwise a collared shirt and sensible slacks (or a nice blouse and a long-enough skirt) sufficed.

Writing & Grammar: Proper Punctuation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby    Last week I issued a punctuation challenge to you "skills and drills" readers. Here is the paragraph shown as it was punctuated when it was originally published: Until very recently, the only way you could distribute multimedia files over the Web was by using external files as described in the first half of this chapter.

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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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The power of one

E-Learning Provocateur

A lifetime ago I worked in an office that, like most others, had a tacit dress code. A tie was not mandatory unless you were meeting clients; otherwise a collared shirt and sensible slacks (or a nice blouse and a long-enough skirt) sufficed.

Adobe RoboHelp: Pining to Pin?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    When I use a program frequently, I tend to pin the program to my Taskbar for quick access. If you've never pinned an application to the Taskbar, it's a simple process.

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Quick Recap – Launch Webinar of Games and Simulations Interactions in HTML5

Raptivity

Team Raptivity extends warm thanks to all the participants of the complimentary webinar “Raptivity launches Games and Simulations – Now in HTML5” held on Wednesday, 12th September, 2012. It was conducted in US friendly time zone catering to eLearning enthusiasts. [.]. eLearning tools Flash Free webinar HTML5 mLearning PowerPoint raptivity demands of mobile learning Flash and HTML5 games launch webinar Q&A session Simulations

5 Tips To Evaluate The Success Of LMS Switch

Upside Learning

You have finally switched over to a new LMS. A major load has been lifted off your shoulders. You now plan to sit back and let the new LMS take its time to set in. But before you get too comfortable with the new LMS, it’s important you evaluate how good the switch has been for you.

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.

In an Internet minute

Learning with e's

The futurologist Ray Kurzweil once said that 'change is not linear, it is exponential.' Sociologist Alvin Toffler described three waves of evolution in our interaction with tools.

weeLearning 6 – Roundup

weelearning

weeLearning 6 was all about video in learning, here's what people were saying about it Read more › events annotag jisc video

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. By Jay Cross | Chief Executive Officer, Internet Time Alliance. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. Higher education institutions must capitalize on this shift.

Learning Design isn’t for the wimpy

Clark Quinn

I’ve had my head down on a major project, a bunch of upcoming speaking engagements, some writing I’ve agreed to do, and…(hence the relative paucity of blog posts). That project, however, has been interesting for a variety of reasons, and one really is worth sharing: ID isn’t easy. We’ve been given some content, and it’s not just about being good little IDs and taking what they give us and designing instruction from it.

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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.

The future is a big place

Learning with e's

If I have learnt nothing else this week, I have learnt that the future is a very, very big place. I wrote recently that we live in exponential times , and this was brought home to all of us this week at The Windsor Debates. We are simply not prepared for the future.

Here’s How to Convert Click & Read to Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

One of the most frequent questions I get is how to convert linear, click-and-read courses to something more interactive. Linear courses are often the result of our focus on sharing information and not knowing how to move beyond this.

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October 12: easygenerator to release the free edition of her authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

Easygenerator has decided to launch the free edition of het authoring tool on October 12 th. From that day on it will be possible to go to the easygenerator website, fill in a form and start working in easygenerator within a minute.

Developer's Perspective of Adobe Captivate 6

Integrated Learnings

by Jonathan Shoaf. Some people get excited about the new fall TV shows in September. Baseball fans get excited for the MLB playoffs in October. Developers, like me, get excited for new releases of software. All the new features and improved workflows.how exciting! Now that I've taken a look at the new release of Adobe Captivate I find myself only somewhat excited about making the upgrade from the previous version. Overall, Captivate 6 is still the same Captivate you know (and hopefully love).

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Live to learn

Learning with e's

As I was walking in to the university yesterday, a thought struck me. I asked myself the question, why do I work at the university? It certainly isn't because of the money. Firstly, I could earn a heck of a lot more in other industries. Secondly, I don't really need to work any more.

The Tin-Can Calamity: RESOLVED!

LearnDash

A few weeks ago I wrote about the ongoing difficulties this project was having with SCORM protocol, specifically the new Tin-Can API that is on the cusp of changing the industry (albeit slowly). Nonetheless, this whole endeavor has been a thorn in our side, until now!

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Research for Practitioners: Social Interaction, Belief, and Learning by Julie Dirksen

Learning Solutions Magazine

Do you learn more by interacting with a live person, or by interacting with a computer? Does the belief that you are interacting with another person (as opposed to a computer) affect learning? In this first installment of our new research review series, a study looks beyond the Turing Test.

Is the LMS Dead?

Web Courseworks

Reflecting on this in Chicago October 24th! During the past few years, I have seen a lot of discussion about whether or not Learning Management Systems (LMS) are dead. Recently, cell phones and tablets and the strong use of social media has disrupted the concept/meaning of what an LMS is. Over the past ten years, [.]. eLearning aLearning CLOMedia CMS David Wilkins Ed Cohen elearning Ellen Behrens Jon Aleckson Learning 3.0

[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

Limitless learning

Learning with e's

The personal learning environment (PLE) is still a bone of contention. Over at the Open University of Catalonia, in Barcelona, Ismael Peña-López has been doing some stirling work on theories surrounding Vygotsky's learning model and PLEs. His article can be accessed here in its entirety.

Cost & time saving benefits of using eLearning: The Mobile Money story

eFront

Mobile Money was founded in 1998 and was the UK’s first cash log book loans company, providing cash loans at a national level. Unlike most loan companies, they operate a branch network of friendly staff and they currently have 33 branches throughout England and Wales.

Teaching Expert Learners

Kapp Notes

Here are some tips for teaching expert learners. As employees and learners gain experience performing tasks and learning information, they develop mental representations known as mental models or a schema. These mental models are used by individuals to drive performance, make decisions and interpret a situation.

10 Questions to Ask About Your Learners Before You Develop e.

Trivantis

Think about the context of your learners and their learning situation as you develop your e-Learning courses to deliver a tailored course that fully fits learners' needs

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?