Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. Improved Social Media Engagement Instantly enable social conversations within Adobe Captivate courses with the enhanced Twitter widget. Notes: If you have created content using older versions of Captivate, rest assured that your projects will upgrade to Captivate 7 without issue (at least that has been our experience). by Kevin Siegel.

Presenting UpsideLMS Version 4.0

Upside Learning

Today we reach a significant milestone as we release UpsideLMS Version 4.0 - a comprehensive, fully-featured learning management system delivered on a robust, scalable and reliable architecture. Here I am sharing a quick overview of what’s new in Version 4.0 and I encourage you to take a tour OR a trial and let me know of your thoughts on the latest version of our product. UpsideLMS Version 4.0 UpsideLMS Version 4.0 Version 4.0

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Social Learning Handbook 2014

Jane Hart

It’s now 3 years since I published the Social Learning Handbook – and a lot has changed, so I am now working on a new version. Social Learning Handbook 2014: The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Social learning has become a hot topic in the learning [.]. Social learning

From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/24/2010 From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6 With the pace that new versions of eFront are released is easy to not get enough information of improvements and new futures that have been added since the initial version 3.6 Version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. different version of your courses for the myriad.

3 Things I'm Looking Forward To In Lectora Version 11

Integrated Learnings

By Jay Lambert Trivantis gave a sneak preview of their upcoming Lectora Version 11 release at this week's user conference in Chicago. Many of us have been nervous that Version 11 brings a complete interface redesign (yes, I still fondly remember the old "traffic lights" from before the previous redesign). Version 11 brings more Social Media integration which will excite many. Version 11 will allow developers to change the properties of multiple selected objects.

Reflecting socially

Clark Quinn

The social processing that happens when sharing is not just for formal learning, but for personal, self-directed learning as well. What a couple of high-tech firms have done, having outstanding performers talk about or perform on video, and adding their own reflections (‘directors notes’ versions), is really powerful for learners too. mobile social

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In an earlier post, I described an ad-hoc social learning environment where a blog was set up to drive learning for a group of 40 executives in a company, spread over multiple locations. The online social learning program was conducted over a duration of six weeks. This new experience helped us gain some more insights in social online learning. In BaseCamp 2011, the presentations were hosted on TeemingPod , a social interaction tool.

Social Learning Platform Curatr Releases Version 2.0 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

(Press Release) UK-based Curatr, an award-winning platform that creates rich, active, and social. eLearning, has released version 2.0 Design Strategies Development Strategies Social Media Toolsof the software. Curatr combines a unique interface with. game-like mechanics and a collaborative learning environment.

The state of social collaboration

Jane Hart

“Why social collaboration? Here’s an image Courtesy of Central Desktop Click the image for the large version. Social learningBased on proximity, people are not likely to collaborate very often if they are more than 50 feet apart” Thomas Allen, 1977.

Social Media Revolution 2011 Video

Jane Hart

“Part of the world’s most watched Social Media video series; “Social Media Revolution&# by Erik Qualman. This is a shorter version that includes new social media statistics for 2011. Tweet. I’ve been waiting for this! The 2011 revision of the well known video by Erik Qualmann. Based on #1 International Best Selling Book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman. “

Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. The term “social learning” – along with “informal learning” – has been bandied about for a couple years. Social learning is focused on the learning that people do by interacting with each other online – the informal exchanges that happen in social networking sites, blogs, online discussion groups, etc. In social learning, there is typically less of an expert to learner focus and more of a “let’s all learn together” focus.

10 free social learning platforms

Ed App

Most learning by its nature is a social process since the knowledge we need to succeed in society is embedded within a cultural context. Along with the rise of online social networking, the ability to transfer social learning into an online format has also become a more seamless process.

New version of Camtasia for Mac bends time and space

TechSmith Camtasia

Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. He enjoys iceboating, ice cream socials, and isosceles triangles. Image credit: Tomasz Stasiuk We don't usually give codenames to minor releases but if we did, this one would be called Dr. Who. That's because it's all about transcending the barriers of space and time. You read that right. And Space. Camtasia for Mac 2.1 delivers clip speed , the #1 feature request from Camtasia for Mac users-- as voted by our user community.

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Bandura’s Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

Here are some thoughts and ideas related to Albert Bandura’s social learning theory. Bandura’s social learning theory indicates the effectiveness of human social models in influencing another to change behaviors, beliefs or attitudes, as well as social and cognitive functioning. In social-cognitive theory, the essential components of learning are: Behavioral model Reinforcement of the model Learner’s cognitive processing of the modeled behaviors.

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My Guides to using social media

Jane Hart

For those of you who have been waiting for the eBook version of my Social Learning Handbook, you will be pleased to note that it is now available. This book is intended for Workplace Learning Professionals and in Part 1 considers the emergence of social media, its impact on workplace learning, the range of [.]. Books Facebook Twitter

What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?

WBT Systems

The new version of TopClass LMS (Learning Management System) is here and we are excited to share with you the great new features that make participation more rewarding for professional learners and simplify the delivery of learning for administrators. When we were designing the new functionality for TopClass LMS version 10, we contacted our Association clients and asked them to give us their insights on digital badges – a growing trend in association learning technology.

Learning in a social organisation: a clickable guide

Jane Hart

Learning in a social organisation: a clickable guide is a major new online resource and a work in progress. You can download a clicklable printable PDF version to act as your own hub to the online materials, or view it through the Slideshare viewer below. Social learningSlide 1 is the visual guide, slide 2 is the text guide.

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Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. But a new definition of social learning has emerged in recent years; one that implies the use of social technology for learning. Many purists are uncomfortable with this new definition, since it is clear that you don’t actually need social tools for social learning to take place. Social learning

Learning Lab Part 1 Wrap-up: 5 Social Learning Lessons

Bottom-Line Performance

Part of social learning is that the “teacher” learns too. Social learning platforms enable facilitators to respond to the needs of learners in a more immediate, direct fashion. Social media allowed us to respond in real time. “Social” Integration Must be Seamless. Even if you are designing a learning experience for a corporate environment, it is important to integrate social sharing functions seamlessly. Well, that was fun.

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Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. But a new definition of social learning has emerged in recent years; one that implies the use of social technology for learning. Many purists are uncomfortable with this new definition, since it is clear that you don’t actually need social tools for social learning to take place. Social learning

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. Click image for full-size version. Training and e-learning activities will likely include more informal and social approaches.

Social Learning Demonstration: How to Be a Backup Singer

Dashe & Thomson

We talk a lot about social learning on this site. That’s why, today, I’m going to demonstrate the power of social learning in two simple steps: Step One: First I’m going to describe how to do something. Here goes: Lesson Version A – How to Be a Pop Backup Singer. End of Lesson Version A. Watch this powerful social learning video: Lesson Version B – How to Be a Pop Backup Singer. End of Lesson Version B.

Sneak Peek of Lectora Version 11

E-learning Uncovered

The closing session included a sneak peek of Lectora Version 11, which is to go into beta testing soon. The one thing we saw that seems to be a big competitive advantage over the other major tools on the market is the inclusion of some new social tools. Last week, Desiree and I had the pleasure of attending the Lectora User’s Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Here is our impression of the new release.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media. For me Linkedin is the central social application, my tweets and blog post are also published on my Linkedin page, it is my professinal homepage on the web. You can have 2.000 subscribers in the free version, for more you have to start paying.

SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

eLearning 24-7

In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The social learning savior or a hero waiting to save the learner in distress? If not, and you are planning on implementing SharePoint for your social learning success, here are a few reminders, before you dive right in. For social learning, this slew of items – documents, files, etc.

Mobile, Social, and eLearning-based L&D is the Future

Inkling

A trifecta of mobile, social, and eLearning-based training materials ensures an efficient team that’s satisfied with its access to career-enhancing knowledge. Provide a social component, because knowledge is meant for sharing. it occurred during a discussion or an informal social experience. Give your employees that sounding-board capability by implementing discussion boards or messaging as a social component to your tech-based learning content.

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ASAE Annual Meeting 2016: Come see the new version of TopClass LMS!

WBT Systems

ASAE Annual Meeting 2016 is the biggest Association conference of the year and the schedule is jam packed with educational sessions, learning labs and social events. The next version of TopClass LMS will be launched to coincide with the ASAE Annual Meeting and Expo. We are excited that ASAE attendees will be the first to see our new and enhanced social learning features! Want to learn more about the new version of TopClass LMS and Digital Badges?

Social Learning Fear Factor

ATD Learning Technologies

Allison Michaels from Yammer Education Services explains why L&D needs to get over its fear of social learning. Click here to read full version When thinking through the design of training programs, learning and development (L&D) teams should not overlook the power of the community, but embrace it.

Understanding the Value of Social Interaction: The Social Intelligence Dashboard

HT2 Labs

For Curatr , Social Learning and Social Interaction has always remained a core function of the online learning platform. But over the last few months, we’ve been quietly researching methods to take the social elements of the Curatr platform, along with social interactions from other tools on the market, to effectively analyze the learning value that is generated from these experiences. Introducing the Social Intelligence Dashboard.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals. An example of using a social networking tool, Ning, in an online class is reported.&#.

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. Testing worked well on all well known browsers: Latest version of Chrome, Firefox 5, IE 9 and latest version of Safari (did not test with Opera, Avant or a few others).

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." After reading Janets post, I talked with our CTO about some ways that we could build a little bit of "version control" into our Flash Course Development Templates. More likely, if they dont have version control tools, its because they havent even thought about it. I suppose most LMS/LCMS keep track of versions on some levels.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Your company will install an in-house social network. Wise Chief Learning Officers are thinking about how social networks will augment learning & development. Imagine that a Senior Executive in your company returns from Thanksgiving weekend having read white papers from IBM that say social business is the next step in the overall evolution of business. The allure of social business is captivating.

The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind

Learningtogo

Changing your physical space wakes up your lazy brain and takes you out of your comfort zone, forcing your brain to form new memories connected to the stimulation of new sounds, smells, sights and social contacts. You may be able to bring back a miniature version of the conference, giving you a chance to build the case for more and more attendance. “ The shoemaker’s children always go barefoot.” – Proverb. The saying goes back at least to the Middle Ages.

The Rise of Social Everything

Marcia Conner

Within five years, I predict, the word social will seem as cliché as synergy feels now. Social connection will be like a dial tone, something we once expected to hear and now don’t bother listening for as we dial. We must get comfortable in our social shoes. Social tools allow us to reach across time and space to solve complex problems and make informed decisions in ways we couldn’t dream of years ago. Social is not a set of technologies.

The Importance of Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

L&D professionals shouldn’t be intimidated by new social tools. Click here to read full version The process for employing them is no different than the process for deploying a course. You still need to do the same analysis and design steps.

What is Social Learning?

Marcia Conner

I’m in a session on social learning at #hrtechconf, lead by Jeanne Meister author of The 2020 Workplace. The audience is wrestling with what is social learning. The text version: Social media is technology used to engage three As someone who has spent a little time focused on this recently, here’s how I define it.

Social maps

Jay Cross

On a live version of your map, you can click to get the absolute number of followers instead of %s. Their social maps are the most useful analytic tool in the bunch because they map relationships among your contacts. Create your own LinkedIn social graph here.). Click for larger version]. In the near future, social network maps like this will be commonplace in business. Tweetsmap plots your Twitter followers on a map of the world: Do it. It only takes a minute.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.