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Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

A reader named Michaela recently emailed to ask what an instructional designer does. There are lots of debates online regarding the value of instructional designers. Sure, instructional designers need to get unstuck, grow and shift things around.

Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. But what about motivating instructional designers? When I was studying Instructional Design, a college professor once told the class that we were the learner’s advocates. Instructional Design is a selfless job in many ways, because it’s not about you, it’s about them—the learners. Share this on Facebook.

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Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

A typical admin may be the person overseeing training (if the company is small) or someone in the department who is an instructional designer or more often then not, someone in your department who has been assigned this honor. LMS/LCMS vendors wishing to a slight degree to incorporate social learning without fully entering are adding Widgets to the mix. Social Learning. 67% have a Facebook account. 73% of adult profile owners use Facebook and 14% use LinkedIn.

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eLearning Around The Web

The eLearning Coach

Agile Learning Design. These eight articles by Donald Clark extrapolate describe an approach for agile learning and training design. Brief History of Social Media. Brett Borders has written a history lesson of social media that may surprise you.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Social Bookmarking.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Social Bookmarking.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

Over the coming weeks I am going to blog about the processes of designing, developing and implementing my DemoFest course. My intention is to share how I go about putting a course together and to provide the support materials used to design the course. For example, the course design plan, storyboards, communication plans, etc. Social Media included Twitter, Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom

eLearning Cyclops

Screen-o-Matic Screenr Social Bookmarking - Make sure they have all your online resources by giving them one link to all your bookmarks. Social Media - Get a back channel going in the classroom and keep it posted on the screen. Plus, what a great way to continue supporting learners by interacting via social media after the class ends. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD.

eLearning Cyclops: Informal learning. Maybe I Can Informally.

eLearning Cyclops

Or more specifically: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? It makes sense to use a social media tool to do this (e.g., Please dont think smile sheet, instead think individual questions delivered via social media. Are people talking about it and/or encouraging others to use social media and informal learning?

eLearning Cyclops: Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

Social media - Right now I am in the midst of encouraging staff to use social media as a learning and teaching tool. Social media provides access to an immense amount of informal learning and direct access to experts outside the organization walls.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 2.

eLearning Cyclops

I would like to delve into the analysis and design of the course. Once I identified the learning needs, which by the way were more numerous in Outlook due to bigger changes to Outlook from 2007 to 2010 than in the other Office apps, I was ready to draft a course design plan.

eLearning Cyclops: This Month's #LCBQ - Fun

eLearning Cyclops

Incorporating social media can help make this happen. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , Characters , e-Learning , games , ISD. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD. My New Social Bookmarking Tool.

eLearning Cyclops: Heading to #DevLearn

eLearning Cyclops

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Labels: e-Learning , ISD , Social Media. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD. I hold a Master of Arts in Instructional Systems Design from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and have eleven years experience designing and developing e-learning. A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer Ar. My New Social Bookmarking Tool. eLearning Cyclops.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

That puts designers and developers of learning products in a tough position. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use good design principles. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

The overwhelming characteristic of the museum is its spectacular architecture—playful, innovative and designed to look random. We can achieve this in all types of online learning with good principles of instructional design. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

eLearning Cyclops: Introducing Right Click Rick

eLearning Cyclops

By also having a strong social media presence, I hope to provide as much ease of access as possible for anyone wanting to learn a few new computer tips and tricks. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Labels: e-Learning , e-Learning Courses , Social Media , Twitter.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

That puts designers and developers of learning products in a tough position. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use good design principles. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Should Educators be Afraid of Having a Facebook Profile? Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. ADDIE is dead! Long live ADDIE!

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time.

eLearning Cyclops: My Big Question Response - Predictions for My.

eLearning Cyclops

A current example is a large software training effort I am designing that takes advantage of blending technologies and approaches. Believe it or not, this training program will incorporate the following: A web-based training (WBT) course that incorporates QR Codes and social bookmarking in addition to simulations, instruction and job aids. Blogging that also incorporates use of social media, social bookmarking and screencasts (thanks Screenr and DIIGO ).

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 3.

eLearning Cyclops

I find Captivate to be a great tool for software simulations, plus I could easily edit instructions in the sims, add graphics including the Captain and Ossie 7. Social Media - Ongoing support includes the use of social media, including Twitter , Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD. A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer Ar.

eLearning Cyclops: The Other Stakeholder Wants It Now Too #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

They want quality, effective courses when and where they needed it, but I am sure they also want the instructional designers to be given the time needed to design and develop such a thing. mobile, social media, off the LMS (at least painless access to what resides on the LMS), etc.) Social media, blogs, etc. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD. My New Social Bookmarking Tool.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide. For example, I just had someone ask about using Facebook in a corporate context as part of on-boarding.

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. You drag the results to navigate the page and then click the graphic to view the media. Share this on Facebook. Share this on del.icio.us.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. Introduction to Social Networking. bad explanation) × 2 (without neuroscience vs. with neuroscience) design.

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10 Ways To Design For Emotions (Part III)

The eLearning Coach

It’s quite clear from research on the effects of emotion and learning, that an emotional connection can be generated through instructional strategies and creative treatments. Now let’s jump into some practical approaches to designing for the emotions. Share this on Facebook.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wow.Has it been almost a month?! Lets Talk 2008.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « 2007 edublog winners announced! Somewhere between OpenSocial and Facebook API , we will find a way to link the multitude of social networks that are fracturing our awareness. del.icio.us