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Micro-Learning Myth or Must

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This week on eLearning Learning , the top two articles were funny to see side-by-side: You can find them on the Weekly Edition.

eLearning Conferences 2012

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Kindly retain the contact information when you re-distribute the list or mount it on the web as that is how I receive updates. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2013

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link] December 3-5, 2012 Australasian Conference on Information Systems , Geelong, Australia. Clayton R. " But its still a massive list.

What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning

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Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. The best way to illustrate the point is with an example.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

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The answers are then used to provide valuable information to Quora users and the rest of the web. It can be tried for free at Talkwheel.com.

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Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

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And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? tend to agree with that.

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

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The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. Like Kasper, I'm very familiar with Agile in software development. I was not as familiar with it in terms of eLearning development. It's the updating part that doesn't happen.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

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Strategizing informal learning Five Steps to Mobile Learning Success by Brian Taliesin If you feel I’m missing good articles, please let me know. I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I've really been striking out.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

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More broadly, addressing the issue of information overload for particular audiences is going to provide big time opportunity.

eLearning Conferences 2011

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If possible, please do not remove the contact information when you re-distribute the list as that is how I receive updates and corrections.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

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What a difference a decade makes – now there’s almost TOO much information. I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session. The topic was roughly (surprise) New Technology for eLearning.

I Feel the Need - The Need for Speed

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Consider the content (knowledge, information, learning) you personally need to get your job done. demand from stakeholders ? So let me ask you.

Open Source eLearning Tools

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Learning Conversations , December 30, 2008 Why you should embrace open source - Informal Learning , February 14, 2009 Free, High Quality, Reusable Content - Daretoshare , August 22, 2009 eLearning Technology. I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

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Here are some specifics of what this reader is going for: We need to figure out a way to get information from other departments to make sure we have the most current information available. We need to set up a process to determine all courses the information will impact. They have an LMS but not an LCMS. Sound familiar?

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

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Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.” Wesley points us to a post by Kevin Washburn “TMI!

Seven Things I Learned This Year

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And the system itself is growing with sites like Social Media Informer. 6. Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009.

eLearning Strategy

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Informal learning? Are you focused on and responsible for informal learning solutions? I've really been striking out. This is very hard.

LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring

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The following all come from her, and I've interspersed some commentary: Requirement: “We need to figure out a way to get information from other departments to make sure we have the most current information available.” Requirement: “We need to set up a process to determine all courses the information will impact.”

Best Lecture

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And wouldn’t it be better to get the best available lecture with local discussion, studying, testing, etc.? I’m not quite sure that I buy the article’s contention that: The simple fact is that university lectures never worked that well in the first place – it’s just that for centuries, we didn’t have any better option for transmitting information.

Training Magazine Network Now Bringing You eLearning Learning

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It’s not easy for our industry professionals to stay current on all of the important analysis, information and how-to pieces available.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

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There’s some good information back in Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences , Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee , Online Conference Formats , and Conference Preparation. I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). Assign people into roles.

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Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

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great deal more information per slide can be transferred with voice than with plain text. This issue was partly addressed in the previous post.

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

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I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. I did a quick search for resources and here's what I found. thought it would be worth posting this list here. Use EVA instead. ROI is toast. Use EVA instead. Does it cost less to design and develop online teaching and learning today than it did a few years ago?

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

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Information Overload This is probably the biggest and most interesting topic out there. It’s mostly going to be the same – as it always is.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

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Security Each user has a unique login and password, so the information is kept secure. I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Trial periods wouldn’t count. It has a free and a low-cost version.

Facebook as a Learning Platform

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The advantage of that is that likely a sizable portion of the audience is already on Facebook and thus wouldn't have to upload profile information.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

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Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. 1. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Understanding E-Learning 2.0

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

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Rethinking conferences - Informal Learning , February 17, 2009 When I signed up for Spaces for Interaction: An Online Conversation about Improving the Traditional Conference , I didn’t appreciate how timely the topic would become. There will be more information coming around the use of Twitter at the conference. It’s a guess why.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

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I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? How about math? Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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eLearning Conferences 2010

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link] December 12-15, 2009 Technology Information Education Services (TIES) Educational Technology Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

How long does it take to select an LMS?

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Tools for On-Demand Information - An LMS? I saw a post by Bryan Chapman discussing how long it takes to select an LMS. I've known Bryan for quite a few years - more than 10. And he and I do a lot of LMS selection and implementation work. So, the real answer to how long it takes is, of course, it depends. months. Where does this come from?

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Concept Worker

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He describes how our society has gone from agricultural to industrial to the information age. Daniel Pink's book A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future contains a description of new age - the Conceptual Age. He calls them creators and empathizers. That is to make emphasis on his focus on the right-brain aspects.

Using SharePoint

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They focus more on information push and it's less intended to have user-contributed content. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint. In my post SharePoint Examples there are some great examples in the comments. I've had conversations with several of these folks in more detail and with a few others. were similar.

eLearning Portal Integration

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See also: Tools for On-Demand Information - An LMS? Not only will employees be able to react directly to Application alerts, they will be able to view Profile Information and provide real-time feedback to other employees with the SumTotal profile launch button that is available next to each User within the email view screens.

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eLearning Conferences

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All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. If possible, please do not remove the contact information when you re-distribute the list as that is how I receive updates and corrections. link] March 24, 2009 Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Tool Set 2009

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The information in this series has been something I've been presenting, writing, blogging about and more recently doing workshops around. I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. What should be in your tool set? Should twitter be part of your tool set?

Elves, Measuring Results and Informal Learning

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And this exception relates closely to my earlier concern eLearning Technology: Informal Learning is Too Important to Leave to Chance. So, on to informal learning. If we have set up environments that help people collaborate, and support their informal learning, we should see output improvements. How do I know it works?

Flash Quiz Tools

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Note - the empty column now contains links to more information on the tools. OnDemand Presenter provides the ability to develop robust multi media content allowing you to easily incorporate both conceptual and transactional information into interactive presentations. This tool is listed at the bottom.

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Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes)

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No confidential information should ever be put in a blog post. Most bloggers find that it is rather easy to turn specific questions or issues on a project into generic discussions that contain no confidential information My article in Training + Development Magazine was just published - Learning and Networking with a Blog.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

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With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong?