Toolkit: NexLearn SimWriter by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

In many cases, eLearning consists more of passive reading and watching than it does activity. And research suggests that. passive approaches are not effective. What is effective? Well, scenarios and simulations are, and they need not be difficult to. create. This month’s review looks at SimWriter, one of the few tools that can help in this regard. Design & Development Tools Immersive Learning Training Strategies

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. ”- Winston Churchill. THE JOURNEY: We, at Learnnovators, have been fascinated about micro learning or bite-sized learning.

Trending Sources

NexLearn Announces New Patent for SimWriter Simulation Authoring Tool by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

NexLearn, a leading provider of immersive-learning simulations and eLearning courseware, celebrates the recognition of. SimWriter as the only patented social-simulation authoring tool and announces that qualified new customers are eligible for a 30. percent discount on SimWriter licenses purchased before November 1, 2014. Design & Development Tools Immersive Learning Instructional Design Social Media Training Strategies

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 ).

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Simwriter from NexLearn. Finally, I had a chance to see one of NexLearn’s simulations – normally a Flash-based deliverable – running on an Apple iPad tablet using a new new delivery format they are working on.

ASTD Essentials Series: Essentials of Experiential Learning and Simulations

Take an e-Learning Break

Experience is the Best Teacher – Using Simulations to Build Experience Ken Spero, Executive Director, NexLearn - Immersive Learning University Are you interested in developing simulations but don’t have the time to go to a workshop or conference? If so, this ASTD online workshop may be the answer. Each Essentials Series online workshop is delivered by a live facilitator who is an experienced learning and development practitioner.

Random Simulation Tools

Kapp Notes

KD SimStudio Codebaby Production Studio NexLearn’s SimWriter SimBionic __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Just a list of random simulation tools, please add your favorites.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

NexLearn (Simulation tool) – their uber robust sim version will cost you nearly 13K for one license, their base version (Simplicity) $999.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

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. Bewildered on what is happening, why what is needed isn’t appearing as it should, and how is it possible that something so obvious based on where e-learning is heading, mobile is pushing and future tech is inspiring is lost among so many vendors?

Early Bird Discounts for Immersive Learning University (ILU) Conference

Take an e-Learning Break

NexLearn is hosting the inaugural Immersive Learning University (ILU) Conference at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, LA January 18-20, 2012. I think it will be an interesting, hands-on experience and worth the cost. Plus you get the software as a bonus.

User Friendly or Hype?

eLearning 24-7

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. Our customers find our system user friendly and easy to use. We never hear complaints. We have the highest repeat customers in the industry. We are user oriented.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2013, Day 2

eLearning 24-7

Nexlearn. Wow, wasn’t that marching band fantastic? I loved the lip synch of that tune. Okay, time for the 2nd half to begin, so let’s go right to the kickoff. As before, please excuse text line space funkiness – WordPress app on iPad. TOUCHDOWN. The product comes in two flavors – a simple and a more robust. I focused on the more robust. Talk about a nice run to the end zone! This version ($40/u/m) is geared towards the instructional designer/developer.

Andy Whitaker "Matching Learning Paths w/Performance Using Tin Can" #ATDTK

Learning Visions

Example: NexLearn (simulation tool) Helping a 3rd party outfit their tool to contribute statements. These are my live blogged notes from Andy Whitaker''s concurrent session here at ATD TechKnowledge, happening this week in Las Vegas. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Andy Whitaker, Consultant, Rustici Software @tincandy How can we implement Tin Can (xAPI -- "experience API") in our organizations to get real benefit?

Immersive Learning University -- Upcoming Conference

Will at Work Learning

The conference is sponsored by NexLearn, creators of SimWriter (a simulation authoring tool). This is going to be a great conference, first, because I'm doing a keynote address, second, because I'm also speaking on Situation-Based Learning Design, and third, because this conference will have some very unique elements. In addition to me, the conference highlights other experts in learning and simulation. Dr. Richard Saetti will speak on using cinema and simulations.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] January 15-17, 2013 Immersive Learning Conference and Symposium, 2 nd annual, sponsored by NexLearn, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

NexLearn Simplicity. I was planning on writing about emerging technology and virtual worlds. However, with ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011, starting next week, I’m going to hold off until after TK11, to write on virtual worlds. What I like about conferences is the ability to see the latest products and hear the pitches from the vendors. Demonstrations are crucial, whether it is a 30 minute one, with an audience or one on one, with a potential customer.

Bridge over troubled authoring tool waters

eLearning 24-7

NexLearn Professional sim tool – They want you to sign a MDNA before seeing the product (In my case they thought I was an e-learning developer. NexLearn Professional – jeez starting to see a trend here? Let’s start of with a scenario. You go into an ice cream store. You look about and see a variety of flavors but can’t decide. You say to yourself, “I wonder if the Raisin Banana is any good?”

Gaming Learning

Clark Quinn

I’ve been thinking about games for the simple reason that I’m keynoting and doing a panel and a session about gaming and learning at NexLearn’s Immersive Learning University conference next week. Remember the game Where in the World Is Carmen San Diego ? The game had you chasing an international fugitive, and you had to decipher clues about world facts to figure out where to go next to catch her, using an included world almanac.

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. We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms.

2014 Directions

Clark Quinn

NexLearn’s Immersive Learning University conference, January 27-30 in Charleston, SC, where I’ll be talking about the design of immersive learning experiences. In addition to time for reflection on the past, it’s also time to look forward. A number of things are already in the queue, and it’s also time to see what I expect and hope for.

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.