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Try Before You Buy

Kapp Notes

Over at Money.com , they have a great article called Real $3.1M mansion causes a virtual stir. To quote the beginning of the article "Flipping through the real estate section is so yesterday -- touring an exact replica of a home for sale in Second Life is what's in store tomorrow."

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. I'm struck by why I find this topic so interesting. As a practical person, I tend to avoid theory. But in my quest for an informal M

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. I did a quick search for resources and here's what I found. I thought it would be worth posting this list here. Kirkpatrick's Level 3: Improving the Evaluation of E-Learning Level 3 evaluations measure whether the there was an actual transfer of learning to the actual work setting.

The Rapid eLearning Blog » Go Beyond Information Sharing – 5 Ways Your E-learning Courses Can Create Understanding

Rapid eLearning

Information isn't the same as understanding. Many elearning courses are designed to just share information. In some cases, that's fine. But, there are many elearning courses that are performance-based and in those cases we need to

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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eLearning Weekly » mLearning: Now I See The Light

eLearning Weekly

There's quite a buzz around mobile learning (a.k.a. mLearning), but up until recently I hadn't seen examples that I believed were convincing or promising. I always envisioned people working through eLearning courses on their cell phones

education on Askville by Amazon

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

education on Askville by Amazon Originally uploaded by Brent Schlenker I just rcvd an invite to sign up for askville from Amazon. The idea certainly isn't new, but I'm hoping they have a novel spin on the interface and other functions of this type of system.

Learnlets » Labeling Games

Clark Quinn

I've mentioned before how I got into this field, and back then what we were doing was creating educational computer games. Playing the original Colossal Cave adventure, I realized how we could put meaningful skills into these

Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS

Vignettes Learning

Tony Karrer spotted Commoncraft's interesting presentations. I find the snippets from Commoncraft very illustrative of the "3-Minute e-Learning" application points. They are short and wacky but effective. I am sure it is low budgeted as well. The topics on Social Networking and Learning 2.0

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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Avanoo.a new twist on surveys and collective (or collected?) wisdom

Mark Oehlert

avanoo so you sign up for avanoo and you get to answer and see the results for all kinds of questions like: if you believe in heaven, what do souls do there? and.should immigrants to the us be required to speak english

Book News

Kapp Notes

Over at Learning Simulations , Phil Charron has written an entry about Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. You can read what he has to say in his entry by the same title of the book, Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

I want to incorporate a reading list for the next level of the 30-minute masters (taking a crash course in Instructional Design). This would be for those who want to take their own learning to the next level. A list of important books

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Facebook as a Learning Platform

Tony Karrer

Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. The most recent, which finally got me to post, was a Stephen Downes post - I'm Majoring in Facebook, How about You?

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 Rapid eLearning Blog » Your E-Learning Success Depends on These 7 Questions

Rapid eLearning

Many times you get projects where the customer has already determined what she wants. If the customer's right, this is good and saves a lot of time. However, if the customer's wrong, then you have a problem. You'll waste time and money

OpenOffice Impress - a rapid tool?

Learning Rocks

The open source movement supports pretty much all we have to offer. It is entirely possible to create blogs, wikis, elearning courseware and even LMSs for free. To design your projects you can replace Adobe with a range of sophisticated desktop apps such as GIMP , Nvu/ Kompozer , Inkscape , Audacity and so on. If you aren't entirely ready to leap on line for your documentation handling courtesy of the likes of Google Docs, you have one very powerful option, OpenOffice.

Clive on Christmas

Clive on Learning

I'm signing off now for the Christmas period. Looking back, I've had a fantastic time this year posting my thoughts, engaging with your comments and collaborating with fellow bloggers - it's hard to imagine how dull life used to be BB (before blogging). Do have a wonderful holiday.

eLearning Weekly » eLearning Design Documents

eLearning Weekly

I haven't seen many resources that dive into the workflow of eLearning development, especially for folks like me who build courses mainly from scratch. I thought I'd write about some of the methods I've used, hoping that others may

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.

Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Here's a thought! I wonder what it would look like if I posted to my blog using the little email feature at the bottom of an item in Google Reader? Okay.here it goes. If this works, then check out read this cool post by Christy Tucker reviewing a great presentation at Conference on Distance Learning and Teaching.

Learnlets » Content, context, and experience

Clark Quinn

In my (next to) last post, I talked about print versus screen reading, and at the end made a comment about publishers. I want to extend that comment here, and to do so I need to go to Pine & Gilmore's Experience Economy

My Big Learning in 2007

G-Cube

The December Big Question on Learning Circuit asks what did you learn about learning in 2007′ .

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Must-have Firefox Entensions and Fixes

Mark Oehlert

firefoxlogo everybody knows that the entire staff here at e-clippings world headquarters uses firefox. i run mine off my u3 usb drive. that being said, lifehacker has a point when they point out that we have all woken up after some

[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.

Training Day Blog: Virtual Surgery

Kapp Notes

This week over at the TrainingDay blog , my post is called Surgery Anyone? Virtual Surgery That Is. Stop by the site and leave a comment, you could win a free book. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

After reading this post, you will be able to: Explain two of the reasons why Cammy Bean doesn't like learning objectives; Explain your own view of learning objectives; Develop an alternative approach to listing learning objectives in

eLearning Tools - Wikis, Blogs and More

Tony Karrer

Found via Donald Clark - Business Week article - The Wiki Workplace that discusses use of Wikis and Blogs and particularly their use. Geek Squad is a case in point. Many thousands of Geeks are using a growing suite of collaboration technologies to brainstorm new products and services, manage projects, swap service tips, and socialize with their peers.

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The Rapid eLearning Blog » How To Get Your Learners to Remember More

Rapid eLearning

Everyone wants to build good elearning courses, whether for sharing new information or changing workplace behaviors. While not all elearning objectives are the same, there are things you can do in your course design that help your

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?