Sat.Jan 26, 2013 - Fri.Feb 01, 2013

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Last week I asked if you had thought about mEnabling your eLearning for iPads (mEnabling, is what we are calling the process of getting your existing eLearning to run on iPads and other tablets) but didn’t really tell you how? So here’s a few – 15 actually!

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Adobe Captivate 6: Audio Control Without a Playbar

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Lori Smith  If you've spent any time using Captivate's new Pretest and the Branch Aware settings, I think you will agree that they are very cool. However,

#ASTDTK2013 Resources from ASTD Presentations

Kapp Notes

ASTD TK 2013 has been a great time. I’ve enjoyed spending time with old friends and making new ones. Here are the slides from my presentation, my workshop on “Games and Gamification” with Koreen Olbrish will be in another post. The “Immernet”: Immersive Learning through Games, Gamification and Virtual Worlds from Karl Kapp. Here are some related resources that you may find of value. An experience as an avatar can change a person’s real life perceptions.

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The cognitive power of error

Clive on Learning

This week I chaired three very enjoyable sessions at Learning Technologies 2013. These were with cognitive neuroscientist Dr Itiel Dror talking about memory, Professor Stephen Heppell , discussing lifelong learning, and Associate Professor of Learning Technology Steve Wheeler , sharing his vision for future technologies. I like chairing sessions because they give me the chance to really immerse myself in the subjects, without any distractions for an hour at a time.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Given I’ve been blogging about MOOCs lately, I thought it was high time I better informed my perspective by actually doing a MOOC. So I signed up to The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course on Coursera.

Online Training: How Big is Too Big?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  In the early days of software training, many professional trainers that I've talked with said that the perfect onsite class size was eight to 10 students. For groups of 10 or more, it was a standard practice to bring in a backup trainer. The role of the backup trainer was to assist any students who might have fallen behind the instructor, or simply assist those students in need of a bit of extra help.

Overcoming Barriers to PS--Yes, You Can!

Ontuitive

In our post, Your Finger’s in the Dike and the Dam’s about to Burst, Bob referred to a Gartner study that shows IT spend on new systems and applications is expected to double in 2013. That means there is a potential for your performance support project to get funded!

Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

So what is “new fashioned” learning? Well let’s start by thinking about what “old fashioned” learning is? Old-fashioned” learning is being taught or trained – that is having all you need to know neatly packaged up in a course or programme or workshop or e-learning course.

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.

All hail the electronic calf

E-Learning Provocateur

Given I’ve been blogging about MOOCs lately, I thought it was high time I better informed my perspective by actually doing a MOOC. So I signed up to The University of Edinburgh’s E-learning and Digital Cultures course on Coursera.

weeLearning – open source blended networking

weelearning

If you’re lucky enough to be heading to this week’s Learning Technologies Conference or Exhibition, one thing is guaranteed, you’re going to meet a lot of cool, interesting people. You may even end up down the pub with one or … Read more › events free stuff get involved

Clark Quinn Mobile Learning Design #astdtk13

Learning Visions

These are my liveblogged notes from a concurrent session with Dr. Clark Quinn @quinnovator. I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Apologies for typos and incoherence. Mobile design principles. What's the least I can do for you? We over design and overdevelop. What's the least I can do to get you over the hump? Don't try to put everything in a mobile world. Focus on 20% of the features tht give you 80% of the value.

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Why?

KnowledgeStar

If you get to Question Number Four you must be scientist. Einstein, who seemingly spoke to The Creator during what has become known as Einstein's miracle year, asked "Why do things have mass?" The answer was probably the most famous physics formula ever written in white chalk on a blackboard. Learning Education

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.

Telling Stories

Upside Learning

Why are we shying away from one of the most powerful learning tools in the learning designer’s arsenal? – the ability to tell stories. The use of narrative form stretches back into time as a powerful tool for pedagogy, and we now know it works well into adulthood.

Hey buddy, what’s the Big Idea?

weelearning

Most events we go to are about listening to other people talk about the great things they’ve done. Or, listening to industry gurus talk about the best way to do one thing or another. That’s fine and dandy, but it … Read more › big idea events Uncategorized

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What’s the ROI on Disengaged Employees?

Social Learning

Training evaluation appears to be the Holy Grail of the L&D world. It’s one of the hottest topics in the blogosphere and at conferences (see Barbara Camm’s highly trafficked posts on evaluation), and yet it remains extremely elusive. From Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation, to Michael Scriven to Jack Phillips [.] The post What’s the ROI on Disengaged Employees? appeared first on Social Learning Blog. social learning evaluation millenials ROI social media social technology

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The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

Click here to register. The webinar will be held at two times on Thursday, February 28th: 8 am EST/5 am PST and 11 am EST/ 8 am PST. Join Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, for a webinar that shows you the “why” of games and gamification.

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

PowerPoint 2010: Create Your Own Gauges

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Want to create a speedometer-like gauge for your PowerPoint or eLearning deck? I've found gauges a creative way to illustrate anything from progress through a course or presentation to positive to negative value scales.

Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with e's

This week, ahead of my speech at the Learning Technologies Conference I recorded a 10 minute podcast interview for the Training Zone. You can listen by clicking on the embedded link below. If the link below doesn't work for you, try this one. My interview is at 18.45 in the podcast.

Research for Practitioners: How Expert Designers Design by Angela van Barneveld

Learning Solutions Magazine

In many organizations, subject matter experts (SMEs) often receive assignments that involve developing training or learning materials, even though they may not understand the principles of instructional design.

Feedback in scenarios: Let them think!

Making Change

You’re at the county fair. Your kids are off watching the pig race, and you’re starving. There are only two food carts nearby. One sells deep-fried pork skins from a pot of bubbling grease, and the other sells sushi from a styrofoam cooler. You decide to buy the sushi.

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[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.

‘Story Editing’ as a Technique for Improving eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Timothy D. Wilson’s book, Redirect , affirms the the power of ‘story editing’ as a learning technique that could positively change a person’s behavior, mindset, and attitude. Story editing our life experiences could help us overcome fear, change bad behavior, and improve our competency.

How to Get People to Apply What They Learned: Just One Thing

Mindflash

Learning is complex. There are many definitions and many different ways of learning. Learning is the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience or being taught. Learning is the modification of a behavioral tendency.

Open Badges: Portable Credentials for Learning by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The next target of disintermediation is diplomas, certifications, and other “official” records of. learning, skills, and knowledge. A number of organizations are promoting a credentialing approach. that awards “badges” directly to learners from providers. Learners can maintain and publicly display.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    When you are ready to make a Camtasia project available to your learners, you need to Produce it. Choosing the Produce and Share menu item (File menu) takes the source content and outputs it into a format that can be viewed by the learner. Arguably, the most common way to publish a Camtasia project is as a Flash SWF. This is an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems.

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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?