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Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

She combined Michael Scriven’s Key Evaluation Checklist with Donald Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation and Robert Brinkerhoff’s Success Case Method. One of my discoveries was Jane Bozarth , who writes a monthly column called “Nuts and Bolts” in Learning Solutions Magazine.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. Gamification Resources for L&D Professionals. Week One Recap.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. This is a list of 50 of those methods. Daily log – individual employees writing or recording learning from each day of work and then discussing their observations with co-workers.

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

They may try online resources for bringing about their goals. If a learner can’t find an escape himself a supervisor just points in the right way and recommend a resource. This method helps learners improve their performance practices. Blogs are needed.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

The Learning Circuits

Week One Recap The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. She was also “offended” that during the tour I offered a whitepaper for anyone who wanted to leave a comment on every blog entry. I admit my error and will make the whitepaper available freely to anyone (of course I have to write it first—it will be available end of May).

3 Ways To Sell Your Courses

LearnDash

Let’s look at some of the more popular methods. Blogging. Many resources available on finding topics to write about. Blogging is a great way to get the word out about your course. This method isn’t for you if you’re looking for instant results.

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7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. It’d save time and resources, and you could standardize training, but how do you explain eLearning to the CEO? Share this on Facebook.

Your Course Won’t Sell Itself

LearnDash

Blogging and article writing. Facebook Ads. For example, after 30-60 days you may see that Facebook and forums are generating the most leads. You can then cut out the other items and focus more resources on the avenues that work.

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Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. eSpeak eSpeak uses a "formant synthesis" method.

How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget

LearnDash

You don’t have to have a perfect, fully-developed website, but you do have to have a blog and somewhere to direct visitors so that they can learn more about your course. A Facebook page is not enough. Start writing. Blogging is the cheapest way to build interest in your course, at least from a financial perspective. (It However, many people still miss the connection between blogging and marketing. The short answer is: if you blog it, they will come.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). I went on to write more about debunking the learning styles myth and why some folks consider learning styles to be a form of fortune telling.

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

In another post, Krigsman writes: Communications in [the context of ERP implementation] means explaining the business impact of technology decisions to a non-technical audience. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

I invited him to write this when I recognized my lack of clarity about the options for mobile development and delivery. The first method described above is a relatively new approach called responsive design. Some examples of mobile web apps are YouTube , Yellow Pages , and Facebook.

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

There has been a marked improvement in their capacity to use online resources like simulations, entertainment, professional tools, educational resources, management tools, online sales and marketing methods and customer services. On Facebook it was recorded as a 51.1%

8 Incredibly Effective Strategies to Build an Email List from Scratch

Your Training Edge

While social media marketing is taking the world by storm, email marketing is still the most efficient method for acquiring new customers. Email is 40 times more effective at this task than Facebook or Twitter, and building an email list is essential for any business.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

Over the course of the past year on this blog, I’ve described several ways MOOCs are already changing training and development. Tin Can is an application programming interface, or API, which is essentially a method that allows information to be shared across software programs.

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

This is a continuation from yesterday''s blog post on changing times and the survival of higher education. Around 2007 we started using blogs to support several of our student teacher groups that were geographically dispersed across the South of England.

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Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework

TechSmith Camtasia

Because of it, she’s able to stay organized and on top of things, even while running a business, flying across the country to give presentations, and writing books — all the while maintaining her other interests.

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Specifying a Criterion in Performance Objectives

Integrated Learnings

If you’re in the Design phase of a training project, you’re likely formulating performance objectives and selecting instructional methods. But the goal of this post isn’t to provide a crash course on writing performance objectives. Many of the resources that explain how to write objectives suggest that a criterion should be specific and objectively measurable. But how do you write an objective when the criterion is more qualitative than quantitative?

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Who’s Doing the Work – Skilled training developers will write and develop training faster than less experienced ones – frequently by a factor of two, three, or even more. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India. Blog this!

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Degreed Does Data: Data Science

Degreed

A skillful data scientist uses their business knowledge to understand a problem, applies statistical techniques to collect data and model solutions, and writes programs to run their analysis and generate results. Data science is how Google, Facebook, and Amazon became successful.

Just Add Images: How to Improve Content Performance

TechSmith Camtasia

In one study they shared personal blogs vs government medical sites. The results were that people trusted the personal blog more, simply due to the design of the content. If you’re writing a lot on the topic, then surely you must be an expert.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Dashe & Thomson

Who’s Doing the Work – Skilled training developers will write and develop training faster than less experienced ones – frequently by a factor of two, three, or even more. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India. Blog this!

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Degreed Does Data: Data Science

Degreed

A skillful data scientist uses their business knowledge to understand a problem, applies statistical techniques to collect data and model solutions, and writes programs to run their analysis and generate results. Data science is how Google, Facebook, and Amazon became successful.

6 Tips To Create A Communication Strategy For Compliance Online Training

EI Design

Start A Corporate eLearning Blog For Compliance Online Training. Corporate eLearning blogs offer the perfect blend of spontaneous and structured learning. You can still guide the online discussion by writing targeted posts, which enhances your compliance online training.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS 5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base by Paul on September 22, 2010 in customer service , sales A key driver of your company’s value is the aggregate value of your customer base.

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5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS 5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base by Paul on September 22, 2010 in customer service , sales A key driver of your company’s value is the aggregate value of your customer base.

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How to Make Great Corporate Training Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat all encourage people to watch and share short, informal videos. Tailor your research methods to the location and size of your audience. Consider the availability of online forums and other resources as way to guide you as you refine your topic.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

The term comes from “web log” which is shortened to “blog.” A blog will allow others to comment on the blog entries but not alter the original entry in any way. Clarification/definitions of terms, tips and techniques, posting list of valuable resources, listing of internal experts, insights from experienced individuals and list of dos and don’ts within the organization. Blogs. Links to resources, peer-to-peer learning. Facebook.

Using iPads to Support Training Delivery

Integrated Learnings

The purpose of using the iPads was to replace paper-based workbooks and job aids , and provide learners with easy access to training resources. In this post, I will make some suggestions based on the successes and challenges that go along with this method of delivering classroom-based training. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

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Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Material: 4 hours of video plus 27 downloadable resources. Material: 4 hours of video plus 7 downloadable resources. What method should you use? Copyblogger is one of the best copywriting resources. Writing Better Emails. Despite rumors, Facebook is not dead.

What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?

Trivantis

Free resources to help you with all learning topics. Blog. With Tin Can, a wide range of e-Learning systems can now capture learning activities with a simple vocabulary and communication method. Stay tuned to the Everything eLearning Blog and Lectora on Twitter , Facebook and Linkedin for the latest developments. Christie Wroten graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelors degree in English and Writing. Back to Blog Home. Forum.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

You can aggregate a comprehensive library of top-notch third-party educational resources. But this is our primary question: “What tools and resources can we leverage first to spread the word and expand our audience?” 4) Develop Related Blog Posts.

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Effective Training Visuals—Directing the Eyes

OpenSesame

This is the second in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. Check out her blog to keep up to date on her progress with that one, and definitely give it a read when it’s available.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

For example, we still teach Cursive Writing instead of Touch Typing to kids. Work Skills Workshop Take Action to Get Results If you felt that you should be doing something after hearing this, I would highly recommend taking the following immediate steps: I'll be doing posts periodically as follow-up to this session, so I'd highly recommend taking this as an opportunity to subscribe to my blog via email or an RSS Reader. New Hire Blog - I love the idea of a new hire blog.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. 57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile. How do you blog then?

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