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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 2013

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link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. Clayton R. link].

eLearning Conferences 2012

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link] January 12-13, 2012 Leading Your Technical Team , organized by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, York, The United Kingdom.

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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This organization makes the conversation seem more like a roundtable discussion. We see some of this dynamic when we run webinars and have chat.

eLearning Strategy

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wish I had a good name for these groups, but they are called something different in most organizations. I've really been striking out.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

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But I’ve seen organizations cobble together solutions using SharePoint more than I’ve seen LCMS solutions. Some key elements in the learning technology strategy that Bryan talks to some of the bigger pictures questions that organizations need to think through. They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc.

LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring

Tony Karrer

The need for the Warehouse - keeping track of learning content assets across the organization has its own set of requirements. would really like to have a dialog (email exchange) with people who are managing large collections of production and produced digital assets in larger organizations who can describe how they are managing it.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

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How will organizations actually execute on this? That’s contrary to what the organization really needs. So, viewer discretion is advised.

Best Lecture

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that really should not be replicated by every organization. I just read George Siemens post Will online lectures destroy universities? And untrue. Universities are continuing to grow in enrolment and general influence in society. Utter nonsense. Here’s the point: It’s incredibly easy to capture and distribute lectures. eLearning Technology.

Flash Controversy Continues - Is It a Good Choice for Development?

Tony Karrer

What are the implications downstream for the organization? Garin Hess wrote a post 5 Reasons Flash is NOT dying.give me a break! and it seems like my recent post Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash got him a little fired up. I am fed up with people saying Flash is dying. That it's old technology. Come on! Give me a break!

Facebook as a Learning Platform

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and Multiple Social Networks ). I was just talking to someone from a very large organization. Classmates nearby nod in agreement.

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

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To ensure adequate funding and organization-wide commitment to your training program, you must be equally committed to Online Course Development: What Does It Cost? 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. Use EVA instead. ROI is toast.

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

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Horizon Report 2008 The annual Horizon Report seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative expression within learning-focused organizations. Our schools, universities, corporations, and non-profit organizations, need to adapt. just reached 100. Thought I'd share.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

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If you are a conference organizer and you don't arrange for wireless, be prepared for some negative comments. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. See Better Conferences.

eLearning Conferences 2010

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Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. Louis, Missouri, USA. link].

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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LMS eCommerce Solution

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In this case, they are looking to provide their content as eLearning and sell it to individuals and organizations. I just got off the phone with someone who has a fairly common need that I've heard before. The needs are very similar to those in Rapid LMS and LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training. What system would you use?

Concept Worker

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But then he describes how we've really moved on past that to a new age where the dominant value for most organizations are created by high-end knowledge workers working on concepts. Daniel Pink's book A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future contains a description of new age - the Conceptual Age. In other words.

Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

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One of the barriers commonly cited during my presentations around eLearning 2.0 (use of Web 2.0 / social media for work and learning) is that organizations often have not established their policies or guidelines around the use of these tools. Unfortunately, companies sticking their head in the sand doesn't do any good. solutions?

Corporate Training

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In order for a corporate learning organization to get into the business of supporting pull learning and supporting work, we need to 1.

Business of Learning

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corporate universities, and Learning Organizations. This is a very strange time. Publishing happens to be a pretty close parallel to training.

Tool Set 2009

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But I'm worried, because while I just got through writing about my concern in Using SharePoint that learning organizations seemed to be making the same mistake of Not Preparing Workers for Web 2.0. 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. So, here goes.

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

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Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results - eLearning Technology , April 23, 2008 I saw a post by David Warlick - Reaching Out With Your Conference where he suggests that conference organizers should: Consider a social network for your conference. The conference organizer has put signs in the middle of each table with a topic.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

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How will the finished product be implemented within the organization? Does the organization use a learning management system (LMS)? I received an inquiry from a reader and I'm hoping that people can chime in on their thoughts. It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course.

Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis

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Impact How does this impact the world of learning organizations and corporate learning functions (training organizations)?

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SharePoint Social Learning Experience

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The basic concept was that HP’s learning organization wanted to help their marketing professionals get up to speed on the implications of Web 2.0

Learning 2.0 Strategy

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When I used to work with organizations on defining an eLearning Strategy, I always worked from a very broad view of needs across the organization and the implications that had on people, process and technology. don't feel I can do that - even in really small organizations. strategy. Seven Key Aspects of Learning 2.0 Strategy 1.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

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At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0 Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. The answer for many organizations will be less training and more performance support in the form of toolkits. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0

Making the Most of Attending a Conference - Ideas Needed

Tony Karrer

Last year's experience was horrible when it came to the conference itself, because I felt no sense of connection with such a massive organization. I'll learn through those things, but it seems that creating a conference where I also get to have a great participation experience is not on the agenda of conference organizers or attendees.

Using SharePoint

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SharePoint is so flexible and the documentation for it is so big and diverse, that a big part of my goals have been to understand the different ways that training organizations are using SharePoint. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint. In my post SharePoint Examples there are some great examples in the comments.

eLearning Portal Integration

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These discussions center on what requirements should go into an LMS RFP and more broadly how the LMS should really be integrated into the organization. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. Initially, the conversation was about having learning content appear on the enterprise portal. Great move SumTotal!

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Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids

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He has awards for "custom content" organized by the type of function they were supporting, e.g., sales. Just when you've made the transition from the prior generation of CBT authoring tools (e.g., Authorware , Toolbook ) to the new generation of WBT authoring tools (e.g., Captivate , Lectora ), it looks like things are slowly shifting again.

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Selling Social Learning – Be a Jack

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Here’s what Be a Jack sounds like: If I can bring together outside experts and/or people from across the organization with expertise and facilitate a conversation on the critical business issues you are facing and help you capture that so that it can get distributed in the organization – is that something you would want? Absolutely!

eLearning Conferences

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link] February 27-28, 2009 Educational Computing Organization of Ontario (ECOO): Expanding Our Boundaries, Courtyard by Mariott Downtown, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com.

Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

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Don’t put stuff in that new work that is specific to your organization that you don’t want shared. As part of the Big Question this month Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I’m exploring whether Open Content can be used by for-profit companies. And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Licence.

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

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The general sentiment around the room was that many workplace learning organizations were focused on nuts-and-bolts training, and that there was little innovation. I’m probably not the best judge of whether there’s innovation going on because: People call me when they want to do something innovative. What are these? But it makes sense.

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eLearning Tools - Wikis, Blogs and More

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Wikis, blogs, and other tools will arrive in the workplace whether companies are ready or not, as younger employees tend to develop their own self-organized networks that cut across traditional corporate divisions. Geek Squad is a case in point. IBM uses it for Innovation Jams. Great Stuff

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LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

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The numbers displayed above don't show this, but you can slice the numbers according to the level in the organization and by role. Update, Nov.

LMS and Social Learning

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constantly hear people (across many organizations) complain about their learning management system (LMS). Upgrades are difficult and cumbersome.