Sat.Jan 05, 2013 - Fri.Jan 11, 2013

AAF-Greater Lehigh Valley Gamification Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the resources for my presentation to the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter. Here are the slides: Gamification Strategies How to solve problems, motivate and engage people through Games! from Karl Kapp.

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

We hope you have had a good start to 2013. We are going to make it even better! We have compiled the 50 best eLearning posts of 2012 from our blog. It’s a chance for you to catch up on some interesting stuff you might have missed the last year.

A formula for successful online distance learning

Clive on Learning

This Wednesday I hosted the first in a series of webinars in which winners of the 2012 E-Learning Awards present their projects and describe how they set about achieving their successes. This is the second year of these webinars and I'm delighted to be involved, primarily because I find the projects so inspirational. It's a bit depressing when you come across dull e-learning, so when you see how it really can be done it puts a spring back in your step.

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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5 Reasons to Implement E-Learning

Connect Thinking

From a business perspective, there are arguably five (5) main drivers for implementing e-learning (learning technologies): 1. Build staff productivity. The business decision to employ anyone is all about productivity.

Learn how Game Based Learning (and Football) Work: Play Gridiron Guru

Bottom-Line Performance

The best way to learn about writing is, of course, to read. The best way to improve as a public speaker is to study the style of others. When you fill your mind with great ideas before starting a new task, creation gets a whole lot easier.

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Who is training the online teachers to teach online?

KnowledgeStar

Some of the worst 'teaching' I have ever tried to learn from has been online. The worst. And I'm not alone. Everyone I know has stories about an online class that was a total waste of time. Poorly organized content. Terrible to no graphics. So many bullet points that the screen ended up being 8pt Arial. A droning voice with no modulation or interest in the subject. Less than a modicum of enthusiasm. Hardly any interaction in a medium defined by interaction.

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Podcast: Writing Voice-Over Scripts for eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

IconLogic's Kevin Siegel and Jennie Ruby recently sat down with the folks at the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and discussed Writing. Voice-Over Scripts for eLearning. We talked about how critically important it is to. write the scripts in advance.    Learn some important Dos and Don'ts you can put to use. immediately. Audio eLearning mLearning

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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.

Constant learning is a key theme in the Future of Work

Jane Hart

This presentation, from Innovation Excellence , explores the new ways we are working and the implications for business and for workers. Each theme has 4 trends and each trend is supported by 4 examples, supporting statistics and implications defined by PSFK Labs team.

Canada’s learning technologies are HOT!

Spark Your Interest

Most of what I see around learning and technology (especially as it relates to Canada) is focused on MOOCs (for lots of news and commentary, Stephen Downes is a must read). But, there seems to be less coverage on learning technologies or products/services focused on the corporate markets.

Digital classrooms

Learning with e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. It was published by Routledge in 2008 and is now also available as a Kindle reader version.

Writing & Grammar: More Confusing Words and Usage

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby      Here's another challenge on confusing words and usage. Take a stab at the correct answers and send them to me.      I am one of the required signatories, aren't I/ain't I/am I not ? I thought it was an incredible/incredulous coincidence that my dentist was at the movie theater and saw me buy the popcorn. She took the vitamin D as a preventative/preventive measure.

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.

Converting Classroom Training to Virtual Instruction: Some Tips by Joel Gendelman

Learning Solutions Magazine

Many organizations are looking at moving face-to-face classroom delivery of instruction to web conferencing or virtual classrooms in 2013 as a means of reducing cost. This is not necessarily simple, and this article offers some tips, suggestions, and resources to help guide the conversion process.

Canada’s learning technologies are HOT!

Spark Your Interest

Most of what I see around learning and technology (especially as it relates to Canada) is focused on MOOCs (for lots of news and commentary, Stephen Downes is a must read). But, there seems to be less coverage on learning technologies or products/services focused on the corporate markets.

Flipping Corporate Learning

KnowledgeStar

This one is from my friend Jay Cross @ Internet Time. It a take on flipping the corporate class that I totally agree with. Flipping the educational process has now been proven to work across the board especially among financially challenged schools. A combination of flipping and going back to the dream we all had with [.]. Learning

Adobe Captivate 6: Question Slide Partial Scores

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

One of the problems with a multiple choice question you've added to a Captivate quiz is the all or nothing aspect of the question. It is possible to setup some questions that allow for multiple correct answers.

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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!

Take the 10 Tools Challenge

Jane Hart

For 2013 why not take up this professional development challenge.

Where AR we now?

Learning with e's

This is part 6 in a series of posts on the future of learning and technology. Technology is great for many things, but perhaps its most useful application is enabling us to do things better, faster, smarter.

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The Forge with special guest Dan Roam

Visual Lounge

I’m not going to pull any punches, I am super excited about the next episode of the Forge. Over the last few years I have worked hard to integrate more visuals into all of my work. I have practiced and read books, I’ve even presented at a conference or two.

Team Predictions for 2013 eLearning

Web Courseworks

Year after year, predictions are posted about what is to come in eLearning development. Experts use polls, percentages, and general trends to forecast what will happen in the upcoming year. I have been part of this group as in the past I have posted general eLearning predictions based on what I have learned in the [.]. eLearning 2013 2013 Predictions

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.

Conquer These Evil E-Learning Temptations

Integrated Learnings

by Jonathan Shoaf. There are common temptations that instructional designers and e-learning developers succumb to. Resist these and your learners will thank you. Let's look at a few of the more common temptations lurking out there to torment those who partake in e-learning courses. Temptation #1: Using a PowerPoint Mindset. The first temptation that leads to bad e-learning is using a PowerPoint presentation mindset and applying it to the e-learning world.

Global learning collectives

Learning with e's

This is part 7 in a series of posts on the future of learning and technology. I spent the last two years of my school life at AFCENT* International School, in Brunssum, Holland. There was one word to describe AFCENT School - diversity.

Newsflash! Paper Must Remain a Viable Alternative to E-Learning

e-Learning Academy

Newsflash to e-learning poviders out there. E-Learning courseware is not accessible or re-usable to subgroups of staff in many organisations. Sometimes a paper-based manual of instruction, guide for coaches or paper-based job aid is the best solution.

Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Jane Hart

The Principals of the Internet Time Alliance decided to take a collective look ahead to the new year, and share our predictions. You’ll see overlap but also unique perspectives: Charles Jennings.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Jay Cross

Here is what the Principals of the Internet Time Alliance see ahead in 2013: Harold Jarche. People who know nothing about connectivism or collaborative learning will profit from MOOC’s.

BOOK: The Little Book of Talent

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I really like @danielpink and his books. I wasn't sure about To Sell is Human because I don't like reading about selling. But that's the beauty of his book. I have not finished it yet because I got side-tracked with a recommendation that he made.

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Marc My Words: So You Want to Get Into the eLearning Biz? by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Looking for a new career? Think you have what it takes to be an eLearning specialist or manager of eLearning? Here are the nine things you need to know on your first day in your new career … or maybe the nine things it would still be good to know even if you’re already on the job.