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Why Fun in Learning is Important

Growth Engineering

A study in the journal, College Teaching, found that students could recall a statistics lecture more easily when the lecturer added jokes about relevant topics. The idea of fun in learning can be a hard one to grasp.

Using Games and Avatars to Change Learner Behavior

Kapp Notes

In two longitudinal samples of Japanese children and adolescents, pro-social game play predicted later increases in pro-social behavior. 2010) The Effects of a Serious Game on Role-Taking and Willingness to Help, Journal of Communication.

In the abstract

Learning with e's

The same applies with journal articles - most publishers, particularly those who put up paywalls, will often allow you a free look at just the journal abstracts. Several people have asked me to share my ideas and advice on writing abstracts for conference papers and journal articles.

Is it Curation or Co-Creation of Content?

Vignettes Learning

Presentation - Illustration 1 Adding Insights - Illustration 2 Respondent's Responses These are samplings of responses. This does not mean long, tedious demands for writing blogs or articles or journals.

Answering #Gamification Questions from a 7th Grade Student-Part 1

Kapp Notes

Sitzmann (2011) conducted a meta-analysis of 65 independent samples and data from more. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105(2), 249–265. The other day I received a very nice email from a 7th grade student in a high school is California.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. Personal activity feeds, journals and news streams.

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My Book Kickstarter Campaign -- The First Dozen Hours

Will at Work Learning

This book would not be possible without: academic researchers, journals, libraries, and database developers. Sample Chapter (and more) from the Book. Today, about 10 in the morning, I launched my Kickstarter Campaign. It's now about 12 hours later and already the campaign is 30% to its goal. Un-freakin-believable! Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! For me, I'm awestruck. And grateful -- deeply grateful to those who have pledged to contribute should the campaign reach it's goal. Thank you!

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

By completing a sample strategy template as outlined above (even for a fictional badge or a badge awarded by another organisation), you will have the information required to make an informed decision on your LMS/LCMS badging requirements and policies.

Interview with Karl Kapp on Games, Gamification, and LEARNING!

Will at Work Learning

When I searched for "games" in the title, I found 110 articles in peer-reviewed journals in this year (2016) alone. There are many flaws which include small sample sizes, no universal definition of games and too much focus on comparing the outcomes of games with the outcomes of traditional instruction. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47(1), 164-183. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105 (2), 249-265.

Fire and brimstone

Learning with e's

I for one have never been shy of criticism, even of the harshest kind, from some over opinionated journal reviewers. The publish or perish reality above is not a reality at all - it's more likely to be publish and be jammed with the backlog some traditional journals suffer from.

Exploring the Concept of “Self-Explanation Questions”

Kapp Notes

I will just leave these samples & go. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95(4), 774-783. One way to help ensure deeper understanding of content by learners is to drill into their thinking behind their multiple choice answers. This technique is called “self-explanation.”. In this technique, the learner is required to review a worked out step.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


Google Think Insights - The ultimate tool for marketers—trends, ad collections, sample objectives for any stage of a campaign and more. Rove - The digital travel journal for the wanderers of the 21st century. We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame.

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Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course


Blogs or online journals that allow learners to reflect and comment on each other’s reflection. Skills and Projects: This page can have links to projects and samples of technical skills (for example, Photoshop projects etc.)

A Post-Competency World

CLO Magazine

Based on our research literature summarized in 2010 in the Consulting Psychology Journal, we have concluded that two major pairs of opposites cover the lion’s share of leadership. In the children’s tale “Goldilocks,” a young girl samples a bowl of porridge that is too hot and one that is too cold before choosing one that is just right. Assessing flexibility can create more versatile leaders.

Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance

Will at Work Learning

International Journal of Selection and Assessment , 14 , 317-335. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 78 (3), 355-376. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research,57 , 210-221. Journal of AppliedPsychology , 91 , 259-271. European Journal of Personality. Moderation results for agreeableness and conscientiousness were in line with the total sample results. Journal of Applied Psychology. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Don’t Overcomplicate Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Based on a sample of 12 leaders, 58 percent rated their company’s leadership development programs as “somewhat” or “very” complicated. A 2011 Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology study illustrates the psychological benefits of de-cluttering, finding that participants who were able to tune out irrelevant information showed clearer thinking and improved memory. Elaborately designed program elements do not always improve an offering.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

My offering was the first online journalism class in the University of Nebraska system – a result of a grant from the system itself. Just a small sampling of countries. In 1993, Jones International made its debut on the internet. The first 100% online university. In 1999, Jones International became the first online university in the U.S. to be accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Call for Papers, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching GEORGE SIEMENS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012. What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

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Revisiting the Systematic Design Model

Adobe Captivate

short papers, blogs, journals, wikis, discussions, problem sets, etc.). See the appendix of this document for a sample conceptual map. “If you don’t know where you’re going,” the Scarecrow said to Dorothy, “it doesn’t matter which road you take.”

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

I’ll demonstrated how the aforementioned sample was created in Adobe Captivate 9, in an eSeminar on Gamification and Adobe Captivate. (NOTE: The seminar contains the download files for source of the Captivate project shown in this article.) Journal of Consumer Research, 40: 42-46.


Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010. Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity. Congrats to all for making the list!

Future of the Book?

Clark Quinn

Many shared one or more of my own publishing experiences, including as author , board member of a not-for-profit that publishes, editorial board member of a journal , and, of course, as a blogger. Last nite was the NextNow event on the future of the book/publishing/? Jay Cross really helped by adding significant data around and input to the discussion; a very public thanks. He’s also blogged it, with video.Â

It's Monday, Are You Stressed? Relax with a Unique Video Game

Kapp Notes

As the Reuters'article, Online game smiles seen vanquishing the blues , states: In a field test, a sample group of telemarketers was asked to play the game everyday for a week just before their shift. Hey, it's's s stressful.YOU need a stress reliever!

Develop: When Does Collective Wisdom Make Sense?

Kapp Notes

You know the story, a research study was done and published in the referred journal, Nature. The journal contained a study that revealed that Encyclopedia Britannica and Wikipedia had approximately the same number of errors in a random sample of articles. Interesting article over at cnet news about the future of games called Future games to harness player's collective wisdom.

7 Things You Didn’t Need To Know About Me But I’m Telling You Anyway

Experiencing eLearning

One of my New Year’s Resolutions last year was to keep a food journal, and I’m happy to report that I’ve now been tracking for a full year.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. These samples will give you some ideas. Wikis in eLearning 2.0 - Learning with e’s , September 12, 2010 The latest issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments is a special issue entitled: Towards eLearning 2.0 Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

What Happens When New Becomes Old? - Tip #89

Vignettes Learning

Soon more will come - and this is just a sampling from a very, very long list. Action item: Ask learners to do a journal of their learning using a blog or discussion. Have you ever experienced having mastered a web-based learning tool and then be informed that the tool was discontinued?

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Performance Learning Productivity

These turbulent economic times have not been kind to two of the large publishers of catalogues and journals - Reader's Digest and Learning Tree International.


Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Case studies, samples of past work, client testimonials, and a proof of concept could work better in building credibility with such clients. Upside Learning has picked up 2 awards at the 21st Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence 2009.

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Case studies, samples of past work, client testimonials, and a proof of concept could work better in building credibility with such clients. Upside Learning has picked up 2 awards at the 21st Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence 2009.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Michael Sheyahshe


Sample Courses. Formerly a college faculty instructor and professional instructor, Michael has been published in many scholarly magazines, journals and a book. Sample Courses. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum.

Aging. Can We Enhance People's Cognitive Outcomes?

Will at Work Learning

This begs the following questions then: "Is there research in refereed scientific journals that provides evidence for cognitive decline as people age?". "Is

Why is podcasting so successful if 93 percent of communication is nonverbal?

The E-Learning Curve

the findings may be an artifact of [a] small sample size. The Western Journal of Speech Communication , 43, 134-142. The Journal of Counselling Psychology , 31. --.

Doing the research

Learning with e's

The photos of our trip to a vineyard and the bumpy ride around the countryside on tractors (made in 1941), belching fumes (the tractors not the students) and towing wooden carts equipped with tables and copious samples of wine, constitute the raw data which I am currently scrutinizing.

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