Wiki Course Authoring

Tony Karrer

In my Ten Predictions for eLearning for 2008 , I said - Wiki + SCORM + Add-ins will become more common for easy authoring. Not sure if he saw my post, but I was just reminded by Tim Seager from Xerceo about their Prescribe tool that provides: Full Wiki, RSS functionality that is SCORM conformant for tracking and managing competencies. It's horribly cryptic, you can't tell what's happening and it defeats the whole point that I see in using a Wiki for authoring.

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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?

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Wikis - Public vs. Controlled - Why There's No eLearning Wiki

Tony Karrer

I received an email asking me if I knew of any Wikis that provided information on eLearning concepts. there's not really a place where you can find a Wiki that covers eLearning concepts. You can certainly go to Wikipedia and find information about learning concepts including eLearning and eLearning 2.0. However, Wikipedia has some issues (as does any public Wiki) as a place for defining these terms. The article on eLearning 2.0 Update Sept.

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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

A number of these company leaders are interested in investing in eLearning, or online learning. What holds them back is the unknown about eLearning’s return on investment. The good news is that there are clear-cut answers to most questions regarding the confusing subject of ROI of eLearning. Does eLearning have a good ROI? These are questions that should be explored before a company puts much time and financial resources into eLearning. eLearning is not free.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 6-7, 2012 mLearning : Making Learning Mobile, offered by the eLearning Guild, online. link] January 24-25, 2013 eLearning Software : Productivity Tips and Secrets, organized by the eLearning Guild, offered online. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This is either in terms of specific needs, e.g., improve customer satisfaction, or as part of an overall eLearning strategy. I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post.

eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Tools: What is Rapid eLearning?

Crowdsourcing the Future of eLearning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Or students in one country creating a Math 8 course for all students on Moodle. online classes and institutions might develop local capacity by developing courses and resources for a global audience. Students - allowing students to 'friend' courses on different sites, and share forum messages from similar courses around the world. The idea of making students co-creators of the course, by creating definitions, wiki entries, etc.

eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning. Point Solutions vs. Suites and Composition in eLearning Software

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. eLearning Technology.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. link] ResearchatAUC/conferences/ elearning/Pages/default.aspx January 11-14, 2009 Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education (ACUTA) Winter Seminar – Unified IP Communications Applications Across the Enterprise and Preparing Communications Technologies for Emergencies and Disasters, Palm Springs, California, USA.

Course and Courseware Fading - The Future of eLearning

Tony Karrer

Two very good recent posts by Jay Cross and Brent Schlenker discuss the Death of Courses. If you read my blog you know that I've discussed similar themes (see Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids and Start with Courseware or With the Other Stuff? ) Courses and Courseware are not really dead and will never die out completely. I believe that many courses will begin to include different kinds of interation. Keywords: eLearning Trends

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eLearning Authoring Tools

Tony Karrer

eLearning Course Authoring Tools Satisfaction - More Articulate, Captivate, and Lectora Tops in Authoring Tool Satisfaction Course Authoring Tools and Rapid Authoring Tools Satisfaction Use of Wikis as Compared to Authoring Tools Rapid Authoring Tools Shift in Authoring Tool Use from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids What is Rapid eLearning?

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Also, before you read these, you might want to go back and look at predictions in the past and how well I did on those predictions: Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. You will produce a lot more as web/wiki pages instead of course pages.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

Many LMS vendors provide portlets, gadgets or widgets that allow for access of learning content (most often meaning courses and courseware) through the corporate portal. the general conclusion was that the LMS was really about housing finished course materials that need close tracking. And it can be really important if you want to create web sites outside the LMS that might provide context to a set of courses in the LMS. eLearning Technology.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? 6,890 16 152 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) 1,724 2 11 Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Tools 1,140 9 43 eLearning 2.0

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008. 2 - eLearning 2.0 Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 As such, eLearning 2.0 We will especially see a rapid growth in the use of wikis for content presentation. At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0 These things can create fun interactions that easily fit into a course built with one of the above tools. They also fit into a wiki page.

Video-Based eLearning Authoring Tools

Tony Karrer

I've been asked several times a similar question so I thought I would throw it out to see what readers here will recommend for doing basic video-based elearning authoring. They would like to convert this to self-paced eLearning. May outsource some of the production work, but the tool must be an off-the-shelf, known authoring tool - no proprietary tools (see eLearning Course Development for rationale on that) Their only experience is with Camtasia.

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eLearning - Social Media - Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 15, 2009 to May 22, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. A List Apart: Articles: In Defense of Eye Candy , May 16, 2009 Facilitating Online | Centre for Educational Technology , May 19, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Browse eLearning ContentHere's what you might have missed last week.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Business Casual , May 16, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Browse eLearning ContentHope you enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Surveys in eLearning

Tony Karrer

Through two recent experiences I've come to realize that many people in eLearning are not using Survey tools nearly as much as I would have thought. For my recent Collaborative Learning eLearning 2.0 You can see the survey results on the Course Wiki. And, of course, there are lots of other tools out there that are equally easy to use and equally free. Keywords: eLearning Resources

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 eLearn: Case Studies - The Reluctant Online Professor 12. Storyboards & eLearning (Pt. eLearn: In Depth Tutorials - Designing and Developing E-learning Projects: A Three-Tiered Approach 20.

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Nancy’s Note: In June I was lucky to help facilitate a couple of events for UN University at eLearning Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. I will also post a few reflections from eLearning Africa in a subsequent post. He did an ICT Certificate course on e-Commerce to support his passion for ICT in education.

Rapid and Really Rapid eLearning

Tony Karrer

However, the way Joe puts it - as if somehow by creating rapid eLearning we can keep up with the flood. If you are really talking about the information deluge, it is unlikely that Rapid eLearning tools are going to have an appreciable impact on it. Maybe Joe is talking about creating quick hit learning pieces as a starting point for quickly understanding topics, but that's different than giving Rapid eLearning tools to SMEs.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said. We ought to measure everything of course until we really understand whats going on. Whats interesting to me is that with eLearning 2.0

Last Year's eLearn Magazine Predictions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here are the predictions from the 2007 eLearn Magazine's annual round-up , and what actually happened. Grade: C- Whether researchers were able to "make progress" is debatable, but at least research did continue in the areas listed (which was pretty much all of e-learning except for online courses). Continuous Events vs. Defined Courses: Why graduate learners from a course in a field that is continuing to change? Courses don't have to end, but can continue for years.

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

Of course, having the conference free makes it a bit easier to attract attendees. One interesting result is that the audience for my eLearning 2.0 Social Bookmarking and Wikis and Blogs are a form of social networking I never said this, but several people pointed it out in the chat. The same thing can be true with social bookmarking, wikis, flickr, etc. blog to blog to wiki to person) and coming back to a particular node in that string?

Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids

Tony Karrer

To explain this, I need to step back and deal with the fact that terminology around eLearning Patterns is problematic. It can be created using Wiki software, a content management system, web editing software or even Microsoft Word stored as HTML. Traditionally, we would have built courses in something like Captivate and pointed users to go take these courses first. Keywords: eLearning Trends , eLearning Resources

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « stu.dicio.us | Main | "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN

Biases that eLearning 2.0 Faces (or What We Are Up Against)

Tony Karrer

Saw a post in the eLearningAll group that expresses a lot of the biases that exist in the world of eLearning around eLearning 2.0 approaches: Before you "optimize eLearning" through the use of Wikis, Blogs, PodCasts, video feeds, IMs, XML, SOAP, AJAX, and other "new"/"improved" methods, it is really important to understand: 1. How can these "optimize eLearning" 2. Wikis: Will you have a librarian organizing posted content and verifying that it is correct?

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. Are the tools organised in a way that reflects the content, learner and course needs? Or “wiki, use a wiki!&#

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration. For those who are unfamiliar with an LMS, this system, at a minimum, allows for learner registration and the delivery of eLearning courses or instructor-led training, which is usually in a web-enabled format. An LMS does not create content, but rather helps learners access it, and it also tracks course access, completion, and test scores.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. An LMS will deliver learning, tracking course access, completions and test scores. An LMS is less focused on content creation and management and more focused on delivering and administering learning courses. Usage reports on courses and learning objects.

Test LMS

Clark Quinn

In the past, I've had a few posts around how you can test your courses under an LMS: SCORM Test Test SCORM Courses with an LMS One of the problems cited was the lack of available LMS test environments. And I believe you could then get your courses tested. The eLearning software I saw was: ATutor Claroline Docebo suite Dokeos DrupalEd Interact Moodle SyndeoCMS It also has a bunch of content management systems, a CRM (SugarCRM) and others.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: Geertz on Defining Ethnography

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): CNET/Webwares Top 100 Web Apps

Mark Oehlert

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. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed 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. Top eLearning Sites?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Happy July 4th - Independence Day In the U.S.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « TED Videos - Watch em all!! via Boing Boing) | Main | Nothing to do with learning.but Transformers ROCKS! » July 04, 2007 Happy July 4th - Independence Day In the U.S.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Want RealPlayer without ads? Thank You BBC!

Mark Oehlert

While the article doesnt give a direct link, I think this is the one here - of course I cant install Real Player at work so Ill have to wait until I get home or rely on someone out there for confirmation that this version of the player is sans ads but Im hopeful. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Teachertube Test | Main | Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone » April 03, 2008 Want RealPlayer without ads? Thank You BBC!

Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

and Asynchronous (self-paced, online courses/courseware) are both going up a little, but actually shows slower rate of growth than classroom. Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 ), I took a bit of heat, but looking at the trends - Games down! If someone can get to your online reference (stored on a wiki) through their smart phone's browser, is that mobile learning? Big winners: Communities of Practice, Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts. Synchronous eLearning is trending down?

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The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

Those organizations (and frankly public learning institutions) that are clinging to their standalone learning management systems as a way in which to serve up formal ILT course schedules and eLearning are absolutely missing the big picture. This is the nuclear fault of the LMS itself and of anitquated thinking from our learning leaders; it encourages standalone learning by driving people to register for an event … be it an ILT class or an eLearning module.

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