ASTD TechKnowledge Happenings

The Learning Circuits

If you are going to TechKnowledge 2012 , stop by and say hello, I will be doing a number of different events and I love meeting new people as well as past, present, or future students. My TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Here is a description of my session.

Angry Plants vs. Zombies: 4 Things a Game Engine Can Do For You

ATD Learning Technologies

While an e-learning authoring tool produces an online module, a game engine’s ultimate output is a game (mostly HTML5 or mobile app). A game engine allows you to focus on the experience, the aesthetics of your design by providing you access to built-in mechanics.

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Karl Kapp "The Case of the Disengaged Learner" #ATDTK

Learning Visions

These are my liveblogged notes from Karl Kapp''s session at ATD TechKnowledge, happening this week in Las Vegas. In ID we create a closed loop: "by the end of this module, you will learn." Find out in this module." More tips: Provide multiple scenarios First person thinkers (drop someone into a situation and you have to go solve some problems. Forgive any typos or incoherencies.

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Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Elearning modules are excellent for delivering key information that may missed during on-the-job training that’s focused on very specific tasks. This can be solved with a simple orientation module where you provide a brief overview of the production process and workflow. You can also structure the module to review and assess the learner’s understanding, something that may be missed on the floor. Each elearning module should be coupled with a real-world activity.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Blog link not provided to protect the innocent]. As a teacher I knew all about Pedagogy and could create a great lesson and provide a excellent learning enviroment, I had great reviews and my students/trainees achieved great results.

#astdTK12: Yawn-Proof Your e-Learning

Sudden Insight

Summary: Cammy Bean provided tips for making our e-learning yawn-proof. Cammy Bean offered some tips to jazz up our e-learning courses in this informative session at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012. ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 Conferences

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

When shopping for tools I recommend that instead of looking at a list of features, you build the same mini module with each tool. Then you can test three things: Software : Using the same basic module for each application allows you to do a better “apples-to-apples” comparison.

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part Three

Kapp Notes

Just around the corner is TechKnowledge 2012 is Las Vegas on January 25-27th. This decidedly unacademic presentation provides a broad scientific overview of what we know from research about the effectiveness of today’s technology for changing learner behaviors.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

This isn't the dumbing-down of the specification or possibilities it holds for the industry so much as it is the provision of accessible, entry-level ways to take advantage of xAPI as a stepping stone to providing deeper learning experiences across the whole enterprise.

Help Your Client See E-Learning from a Different Perspective

Rapid eLearning

For example, I compress the delivery of information into simple elearning modules and combine them with some facilitated sessions in the real world. Tidbits: Here are a few upcoming events where I’ll be speaking: ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

Added Demo Column (Y/N) – If the vendor enables you to view a demo of their product without having to register or provide any information upfront, it is identified as “Yes&#. volume), add-on modules (if available), any customization needed (beyond what is available), etc. The group continues to grow and provides an added value to readers of the blog. You are provided information, insight, exclusive scoops, m-learning tablet news, mini-reviews and more.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

I've seen some demos of the reporting customizations our team is doing on Moodle and it does provide a lot of what is needed. They comfort managers who think they are in control but don't provide any guidance on making improvements. Hi Just to enter the debate, we have installed some great reporting modules for Moodle so you can choose which learners you want to see, what they have done, what they scored etc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Instead, provide some meaningful and memorable experiences using interactivity, graphics, animation, and storytelling. This approach is particularly useful if learners are undertaking occasional learning, and may be taking modules of a course over an extended period of time.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

We imagine providing the same tools to subject matter experts that we expect instructional designers to use, and asking them to be a one person show. In the business world, the justification for the expense of a learning solution has to be proven by providing some sort of measurable outcome.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

The customer who is asked to provide the information – is providing it – honestly; in many cases, they may be unaware of what a case study really is – in terms of “marketing&# from the vendor’s approach. LMS – it is often showing all the bells and whistles of the system; not necessarily the items you are going to purchase – this is if the system has add on modules or add-ons or extras you can purchase.