Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? by Jim on March 8, 2011 in social learning I’ll be honest. Just good, wholesome, social learning knowledge. We all know that social media will be a major driver in the 2.0 the reason behind a new software rollout, or the need for an elearning module).

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Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application. And every so often, some great software comes along that saves time and frustration and can be downloaded for free. Here’s a list of free software downloads I’ve collected that I wanted to share with readers—some I’ve used and others have been recommended. You can also paste the video into an IM chat, email or Twitter.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this. E-Social CM Media?

Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Best Practices for Software Training?

Learning Visions

Friday, December 19, 2008 Best Practices for Software Training? This has been the year of software training. Weve taken scenario-based approaches, so the learner can sit with an expert and watch how he does his job using the software. Weve added thoughtful, process-based questions in the middle of the software demo to break things up. The next project Im about to take on is going to be more of a just-in-time performance support tool.

What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? Like software simulations, the practice court is a safe environment in which to try new skills and strategies, without fear of negative repercussion. by Paul on March 23, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Opening weekend of March Madness is over. Yes, it hurts just typing it.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend.

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[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. Learning needs - differences between the learning needs or demand between “formal” and “social” learning (are some skills best learnt formally?), Im not sure I buy how much real impact any of this will have on bottom line measures. Im not trying to be flip.

LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability): One of the Features of a Good LMS

TOPYX LMS

They may have a general idea of what their organizations will require from an LMS (for example, mobile learning features or social learning tools) but might need to be educated about what features LMSs commonly have and what the features of a good LMS are. Learning Tools Interoperability is a specification that was developed by the IMS Global Learning Consortium. Social learning tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Looking for Good Examples

Learning Visions

Im looking for some input: good examples of software product training. Im working on a pitch to a software company -- technical audience (think database guys). Ive done about 8 gazillion software training programs in my time. Posted by Cammy Bean at 3:15 PM Labels: software training 2comments: Martin M-B said. Im not looking to work with another vendor, Im just looking to see good examples of software training to make sure Im not behind the times!

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Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning

G-Cube

One of the many strengths of the mobile platform is that it really is the primary portal for social communication for many professionals, who are always connected on the social media. If not tests, IM from mobile devices can be definitely utilized for gathering opinions on topics pertaining to the lessons learnt. All expectations should be clearly stated – especially financial ones – if the organization needs to pitch in for hardware or software costs.

Facebook? How? Why?

Learning Rocks

In the same way I had a "Road to Damascus" conversion to blogging last year, I can now see that the idea of so-net software could have huge benefits in the corporate environment - the idea of being able to gently broadcast ideas (instead of forcing the point in email, or hiding them away in forums) , share apps (I'm thinking how you could set training courses up) or simply get to know colleagues in different places. tools software social learning PLEs so-net software

Facebook? How? Why?

Learning Rocks

In the same way I had a "Road to Damascus" conversion to blogging last year, I can now see that the idea of so-net software could have huge benefits in the corporate environment - the idea of being able to gently broadcast ideas (instead of forcing the point in email, or hiding them away in forums) , share apps (I'm thinking how you could set training courses up) or simply get to know colleagues in different places. I've been out of the loop for a while.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Heres a taste of whats on my plate right now: Lots of Software Trai ning Finishing up a big project update for a large financial institution. Wrapping up software training for another client. Im a convert. Yes, Im an English major who writes mostly text bullets instead of novels. So Im curious: what drove you to revisit theory? Cammy, Im glad to hear you so revved up. Jane -- In theory, Im not against theory. Im still of that mindset.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/10/2011 Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners The most of you already know that I am a great fun of open source software and free e-Learning resources: 14 Free and Open Source Authoring Tools 8 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools 31 Free e-Learning Books However, sometimes it worth to spend money especially if you are a beginner.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs. Learning management systems are used to deploy a variety of learning strategies across different formats, including formal, experiential and social learning to manage functions such as compliance training, certification management and sales enablement. Web-based learning software is no exception.

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

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Uses the worlds best text to speech (TTS) software. No software to download or install.

Reminiscing over 2018 as we step into 2019

Rustici Software

I was reminiscing over the year (it’s been a big year) and I began looking at old Christmas letters for inspiration on how to best distill down a very busy year at Rustici Software. The bite-sized chunks of information available via social media often miss that context; context matters. While we’ve worked with the IMS group for many years, 2018 was the year we added support for LTI as an exportable content type for our Rustici Dispatch and Content Controller products.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Mostly software training, with bits of process and product information thrown in for good measure. Lots of software interactivity. Schedules dont always work out, so more often this is a one-on-one tour of the software and the content notes with the trainer. The client takes all the screen captures because we cant have access to the software. Oh, except Im the developer and audio engineer too. And Im "lucky" enough to have access to the software.

LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight

G-Cube

Thus, LMS satisfaction ratings are highest for basic features such as storing content as well making it accessible, and lowest for advanced features such as using the LMS for social learning through collaboration. Although, more students are familiar with basic software products and applications, there remains room for student training to utilize technology in learning. As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it.

Open Office, Work Culture, and Productivity

The Performance Improvement Blog

Instead of IM''ing each other, we''re talking in person. It''s way more efficient and less maddening than having my Gchat icon flashing all day, since I already suffer from multitasking overload, thanks to email, Yammer, Campfire, social media, and multiple browser tabs. The purpose of the Menlo workspace is to facilitate teamwork, information sharing, and problem-solving in order to develop the best software solutions for their customers.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives by Jim on March 3, 2011 in EHR Training Since the beginning of last year’s health care debate, we’ve all been hearing a lot about Electronic Health Records (EHR), and the promise they hold for saving money and improving patient outcomes.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages. Wink Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Product Announcement

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 New Product Announcement Just in time for the holidays: "socially-networked virtual game-based blended mobile cloudy-learning 4.0" if i ever start a blog, im stealing that title. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. New Product Announcement Best Practices for Software Training? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Vanillaforums.org Scenario: A medium size client is rolling out a new software system and matching software training to all of its employees, but doesn’t have the money for a help desk team.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Vanillaforums.org Scenario: A medium size client is rolling out a new software system and matching software training to all of its employees, but doesn’t have the money for a help desk team.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Me: Im an instructional designer. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). billbrandon had this comment on Twitter: I usually just tell em Im a writer. I usually start out by saying "Im an E-Learning author" – if whoever Im talking to then has little question marks in his/her eyes, I add that I develop computer learning programs for companies. And then they think Im a flippin genius!!!!

5 Reasons to Get Started with Office 365

OpenSesame

Use email and manage contacts efficiently with Outlook Web App: With this software, you can brand your email address with your company name to build name recognition and market your business with customized materials that are easy to create. This tool will help you connect with colleagues and customers with a range of communication tools from video conferencing to email and IM to social networking. However, mastering a new software platform can take some time and some work.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities. These include assessment tool, social including chat and forums, learner home page, calendar, email notifications, bookmarks, file repository, certificates, add users and groups and course catalog.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

But Im not sure I can get people to hold their answers back. Sorry Tony, but Im going to jump into the conversation now. Dont worry though; Im sure Ill still have more to say if you do this for the Big Question for February. Im on a smaller team though, so we are basically the "one-stop shop." If Im giving someone job advice on how to get into the field of instructional design, Im still going to tell them that additional technology skills will help.

Digital Efficiency & Your Workforce

KnowledgeCity

Oudi Antebi , co-founder of Redkix, sees mobile and social media technologies as the drivers of the trend. Business software will transform email from an inbox-based system to a real-time messaging system that will personalize and unify the consumer experience. New software programs must be user-friendly and be able to adjust quickly to new changes. Communication through an understanding of email, SMS, social media, IM and voicemail.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Facebook has Tipped

Learning Visions

Im not talking about the quantity of my friends, but rather the breadth and depth. Im not sure if there was a specific tipping point for me, but I was certainly amused when one of my friends informed me that Im personally responsible for making her waste more time on Facebook than she ever thought possible. Christy -- Im all for games increasing brain power. Im with Christy - not sure when the "tipping" point occurred.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Review of Free Online Photo Editors (ExtremeTech)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « If I put a Webtop in my pocket, is it a Pocket Top? » September 04, 2007 Review of Free Online Photo Editors (ExtremeTech) Installed software is just so rapidly becoming irrelevant. No Im not a graphic artist or a photographer but I do know what I need from an editor and I know that my reasons for thinking about buying a new copy of photoshop have all just dropped away.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: James Gee and Learningq | Main | Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 » August 25, 2007 A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook Yep. Thats what Im working on now.