17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

This approach aligns with research that proves we learn better when engaged in short, focused sessions, than hour-long sessions that cause information overload. THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. Again, I'll be curious to see if people find patterns in this information. David Fair - Learning Journeys Talk to him about graphics ( PNG , JPG ) and staying organized ( Tagging , Information Overload ).

8 Tips When Creating Online Courses

LearnDash

Sure, these methods work but you don’t want to get “lost in the weeds” If you are looking for some simple techniques then consider the eight tips below (as originally shared by NexLearn ).

Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Foster Office Cooperation

OpenSesame

Emotional intelligence (or your "EQ") is the " ability to monitor one''s own and other people''s emotions, to discriminate between different emotions and label them appropriately, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior. Save over 50% (regularly $44/learner) on this course from NexLearn through October 29! How much do you know about emotional intelligence? Unless you have a psych degree or have already taken training in the subject (good for you!),

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

I recall a conversation I had last year with some folks from Articulate who informed me that PowerPoint is an authoring tool. Strange, since I could find no evidence, no information from multiple research standpoints, that Microsoft pitches it an authoring tool. NexLearn Simwriter – Waiting to see the latest version. When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewilderment and Confusion.

User Friendly or Hype?

eLearning 24-7

If not, they have a user guide – which is sometimes so lengthy or missing key information, that the person is left guessing. FAQs or Knowledge Bases often lack information or confusing. NexLearn’s new Sim tool Simplicity – yes it is to create simulations, but the folks at NexLearn claim that anyone, even those without any tech skills can create them. We are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflecting on the e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering

Mark Oehlert

NexLearn : This one and the next fall into the category of "I like them because they are making it easier for people to do interesting things for learning." Nexlearn produces a tool called SimWriter which really makes the process of creating branching stories really very simple - that doesnt mean its easy - in fact I think one of the great lessons for people will be how quickly it can get difficult to add all the branches and nuances you want.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-5, 2012 Australasian Conference on Information Systems , Geelong, Australia. link] December 5-6, 2012 Southern Africa ICT Summit, organized by African Information Technology Exhibitions and Conferences (AITEC), Maputo, Mozambique. Clayton R.