Tony Karrer

Micro-Learning Myth or Must

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs This week on eLearning Learning , the top two articles were funny to see side-by-side: You can find them on the Weekly Edition.

How Khan Academy Nike Training Club and SparkPeople Motivate Users Behavior

Tony Karrer

You can see they have teams, message boards, challenges, member tips, member pages, member blogs, member success stories, and featured items. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I've been warning about this since January 2010 in Still No Flash , and called it out further as the signs became more serious in May 2010 with Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

eLearning Learning Launches New Features

Tony Karrer

In case you don't know about eLearning Learning, it brings together content from leading experts and companies like the Adobe Captivate Blog , Clark Quinn , Clive Shepherd , Jay Cross , Karl Kapp , and really too many to list.

Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool.

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs 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.

Online Systems for Behavior Change

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I've always believe that to truly have impact on performance, we need to be experts at Behavior Change.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs 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.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

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Examples of eLearning–Ten Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was just asked for some examples of eLearning. I had collected up eLearning Examples a couple years ago, but thought it was worth going back to look for more. The following are some very good lists of widely varying examples of eLearning. Elearning samples eLearning Examples Examples of E-Learning Where are Examples of eLearning? Lots Right Here!

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs 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. It was the first ever public session for Placeware - a virtual meeting software company that was much later acquired by Microsoft and became Microsoft Live Meeting.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011.

I Feel the Need - The Need for Speed

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs This month's #LCBQ is: How do you address the "I want it now!" demand from stakeholders ? There are some great responses that can be found by visiting the link above.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was talking with a startup that has an existing audience and now want to provide a monthly subscription for access to training to this audience. They will only convert a portion of the audience to the new service. The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately.

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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I received an inquiry from a reader at a large company that is continuously working on large projects with lots of course content running around. They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. They have an LMS but not an LCMS. And they currently manage all of this using what I’ve seen at a lot of companies: network drives, naming conventions, some SharePoint.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Some of the key questions: Given the range of solutions for voice-over from text-to-speech, home-grown human voice-over, professional voice-over: how do you decide what's right for your course? How do you justify the budget and how does that factor into your choice of solution?

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

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. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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

Tony Karrer

Probably worth visiting his blog to read them. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs 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. That HTML5 is the ultimate replacement. That it shouldn't be allowed to go forward.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Providing a set of tools (wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc.) Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I’ve received some good feedback on my post Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets. One thing is pretty clear, LCMS tools have really headed towards a kind of super Authoring tool and there's a related but quite distinct need for support for a Warehouse.

Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs One of our colleagues came to me with a particular challenge, and I'm not sure I have a good answer, nor do I know specifically how to go about finding an answer. I'm hoping that readers can weigh in on both aspects: (1) specific thoughts or suggestions on LMS products that might fit and (2) how do you get answers to questions like this?

Best Lecture

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I just read George Siemens post Will online lectures destroy universities? He makes the point that despite articles like Why free online lectures will destroy universities – unless they get their act together fast : Statements like “universities are obsolete” or “universities are dying” are comical. And untrue.

Training Magazine Network Now Bringing You eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I'm really excited today. We get to finally announce that eLearning Learning has partnered with Training Magazine Network.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. This conference has been run for a few years now and is tentatively scheduled for November 15-17 this year. This is my attempt to collect some of what we’ve learned over the years doing those conferences.

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

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me.

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. · ROI and Analytics · Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. 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. I thought it would be worth posting this list here.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I actually think this is some of the most valuable stuff on my blog, and I believe that most knowledge workers are not really taking advantage of this at the level they should. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Great post by Tim Kastelle - Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Innovation. He’s talking primarily about Innovation pipelines based on crowdsourcing.

Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog

Tony Karrer

Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. Blogging -- It's Good for You. But I may have used them slightly out of context. :) Oh, and finally, to all of you who commented or put up blog posts already, if I didn't happen to quote you out of context, I apologize. Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Blog 10. What can you know about a professional who doesn't blog his or her work?

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs 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. He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo.

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Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

I went into TweetLater and set up a series of tweets that represented each point in time and I included a link to roughly the relevant content from my blog or other sources. Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs 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. If you are a conference organizer and you don't arrange for wireless, be prepared for some negative comments. See Better Conferences.

LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Tony Karrer

If you read my blog much, you know that I use LinkedIn quite a bit to help me find experts and expertise. You can see how I do this in my posts/screencasts LinkedIn Searching for Experts and Expertise and LinkedIn Answers to Get Help. One of the techniques that I show in the first is that you can expand the reach of your search by choosing to search groups. Thus, by searching the eLearningGuild or ASTD groups, I'm able to find people who can help answer questions.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

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LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

LinkedIn PR | Top 10 Ways to Become a Subject Profile Photos Introducting Your Network to Each Other How My Blog Turbo Powers My LinkedIn Connections Minding Your Networking Manners with Socialminder Guy Kawasaki's profile makeover: Before and After Writing great recommendations Elements of a Good LinkedIn Recommendation Are You Missing An Opportunity With Your LinkedIn Tag Line?