Sat.Nov 10, 2012 - Fri.Nov 16, 2012

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com.

Gamification In Learning

Upside Learning

There has been so much buzz around gamification recently that it can be difficult to separate the hype from the reality. With clients asking the first questions about In this post I’m attempting to draw some lines around gamification in learning.

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A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

We hosted a public game play session of “A Paycheck Away” as part of the Spirit and Place Festival last Friday, November 9th. 140 people gathered together to play as a homeless character and try to get out of homelessness within three months.

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The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

A client recently asked if I could help him prepare a presentation he’ll be delivering to colleagues within his organization. The aim of the presentation is to provide an overview of workplace learning technology in 2012.

[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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“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”

Jane Hart

For many people the word “learning” is synonymous with studying, lessons, classes, etc – because that is how we have been conditioned to believe how “learning” happens.

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The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

A client recently asked if I could help him prepare a presentation he’ll be delivering to colleagues within his organization. The aim of the presentation is to provide an overview of workplace learning technology in 2012.

Insights: L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning

Clive on Learning

This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine. The second of the ten 'insights' in the report is that ‘L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning'. Informal learning is a broad term, covering everything from on-job instruction and coaching, through to the use of performance support materials, collaborative and experiential learning; anything, in fact, that doesn't come bundled up as a full-blown course.

Next generation learning

Learning with e's

In my previous blog post, the architecture of learning , I outlined some of the key characteristics of learning in a digital age, and started to identify some of the main differences between Learning 1.0 before social media) and Learning 2.0.

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.

Why support self-organized learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

I recently shared a diagram of what it might look like to move from a focus on organizing and managing training, to helping individuals and teams self-organize in the workplace? But why would you want to do this, some have asked?

Instructional Design Pointers shared by Nadine Jeffers

Raptivity

Recently, Raptivity had organized a Games Show Webinar where Nadine Jeffers shared some vital pointers on designing instructionally sound interactivity using raptivity. A gist of these points is listed below: 1. Be Creative 2. Maximize Pictures and Colors 3. Movement Grabs [.].

Know Thy Culture

The Peformance Improvement

Every organization has a culture. But not every organization has the kind of culture that will help that organization achieve success. Matt Monge says that organizations should take Socrates’ advice and “know thyself”.

Skills for Learning 2.0

Learning with e's

I have been thinking and writing about ' Learning 2.0 ' for some time now. This is the argument that there has been a paradigm shift in the way students learn - from 1.0 from passive to active, from individual to social and from consumer to producer.

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.

From organizing and managing learning to supporting self-organized and self-managed learning

Jane Hart

In Harold Jarche ‘s recent post What is learning’s role? , he writes: “Learning is not something done to us, it is what we do together. Learning delivery in a constantly changing work environment is an outdated notion.

What you need to know about game design if…

weelearning

You are considering creating a game or using gamification in some way (and you know as little as I did a week ago) “Games are really powerful learning tools, but that’s not how we tend to build them, we tend … Read more ›

eLearning: Is This Learning, Winning, or Just Cheating?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  To elaborate on my previous gamification articles, I'd like to touch on the related issue of false achievement--learning how to play the system, or even cheat, in a game or learning environment to acquire the best game outcome (i.e., a win or level up) without actually getting the best learning outcome. This is a real concern when gamifying a learning environment. What happens when the student's desire to win becomes greater than the desire to learn?

The architecture of learning

Learning with e's

One of the characteristics of Web 2.0, according to the man who coined the phrase, is to be found in its architecture. As far as Tim O'Reilly is concerned, Web 2.0 tools are configured in such a way that they 'get smarter the more people use them.'

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.

Looking back at 2012. What is coming in 2013 – Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum

Learning Cafe

Date : 6th December,Thursday 12 pm – 1 pm, EST /Sydney. Our final online panel discussion for 2012 and it is not be missed. We speak to a panel of learning and performance managers to review the year that was and the next one.

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The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

Co·her·ent (k -hîr nt, -h r -) means. Sticking together; cohering. Marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts: a coherent essay. Physics Of, relating to, or having waves with similar direction, amplitude, and phase that are capable of exhibiting interference. The American Heritage Dictionary). This post continues an ongoing conversation about The Coherent Organization.

Adobe Captivate 6: FPS Your MP4's

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    I received an email from a Captivate developer who was publishing a Captivate project as an MP4 video so that it could be used in Adobe Premiere. She was required to deliver an MP4 that was published at a frame rate of 30 frames per second (fps). She checked her Captivate publishing settings (via File > Publish Settings ) and verified that Captivate was set to publish at 30 fps.

The future of gaming

Learning with e's

Games based learning is one of the most important strategies for 21st Century education. We have enjoyed playing games since time immemorial, and video arcade games such as Asteroids and Space Invaders of the 1970's were just the start of the emergence of digital games.

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.

Marc My Words: Testing Your eLearning Strategy by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Is your eLearning strategy sustainable? Here are eight points to consider as you work on making your strategy clear and set up for success. Management Training Strategies

How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Social Learning

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task.

Writing & Grammar: Confusing Words

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby    Sometimes confusing words take us by surprise, and sometimes we just blank on them. Being familiar with commonly confused words can help. The following words and phrases are like sharks lurking in the waters of our language: watch out! Use this challenge to raise your awareness as well as test your prowess with these word and phrase pairs. Challenge on confusing words: We had  less/fewer  trick-or-treaters this year than we expected.

WordPress LMS (LearnDash) Finalized Core Features

LearnDash

After months of collecting your suggestions for functionality you would like to see in a WordPress LMS, we have finalized the core features that will be present in the initial release of the LearnDash.

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[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.