Aug 23, 2011

Schoolnet Toolkit

This toolkit arose from recognition of the need among teachers in Southeast Asia for a guide book that would help them to establish or strengthen Schoolnets in their countries.
This publication was produced as part of a UNESCO project titled, "Strengthening Use of ICTs in Schools and Schoolnet in Southeast Asian Countries", funded by Japanese Funds in Trust (JFIT) and the ASEAN Foundation.
This project aimed to: a) explore and demonstrate how ICT can be used in schools to improve the quality of education and better prepare youth for the demands of the Knowledge Society; b) test innovative models of ICT use in schools and in other places of learning; and c) improve connectivity and access to educational resources through the establishment of SchoolNets in Southeast Asia. The project established or strengthened national Schoolnets in eight countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philipines, Thailand and Viet Nam).

About the Schoolnet Toolkit
Abbreviations, Acronyms and Glossary
Guidebook 1: ICTs in Education and Schoolnets
Guidebook 2: Planning Schoolnet Programmes
Guidebook 3: Implementing Schoolnet Programmes
Guidebook 4: Practitioner's Guide

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Manual For Educational Media Researchers - Know Your Audience

Research in Educational Broadcasting
Stages of Media Research
Types of Information
Needs Assessment
Baseline Study
Audience Profiles
Sources of Information
Research Methods for Gathering Information
Survey Method (Questionnaire Technique)
Interviews as Data Collection Tools
Observation Techniques
Casey Study Method
Preparation and Presentation of Report

Dokeos Channel & Tutorials

Dokeos Channel on youtube

You can watch many good tutorials :
Create a course
Document templates
Students Reporting
Adding users to a course
Medical e-learning with Dokeos
MSF e-learning : the film
Maintain a Wiki
Forum interaction
Quiz building
Documents and Mediabox
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Manual for the Tutors of Learning Centres in Open Schools

This is a manual for all those who would like to take up the challenging task of acting as a Tutor in an educational programme following Open and Distance Learning (ODL) methodologies. To introduce the concept of self-learning, an attempt has been made to make the manual self-instructional so that it is:
Self paced (i.e., it allows you to work through it on your own);
Easy to read;
Easy to follow the instructions;
Illustrated with examples to enhance understanding;
Activity based to provide opportunities to reflect on and apply your knowledge while studying.
The contents of this training manual were selected by your fellow colleagues after they had attended a face-to-face training programme in Bangladesh. It was their consensus that the information in this manual would help others become efficient Tutors.

Unit 1: Introduction to open and distance learning and open schools
Unit 2: Introduction to learner support in open schools
Unit 3: Curriculum and learning materials
Unit 4: Tutoring in open schools
Unit 5: The process of tutoring
Unit 6: Monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
Unit 7: Information and communications technologies in learner support

By :
by Dr. Sushmita Mitra , Dr. Johan Hendrikz

There are also Bangladesh Edition and Portuguese Edition here

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Handbook on In-house Style for Course Development

The design and development of this Handbook on In-house Style was conceived, authorised and inspired by Frances Ferreira, Education Specialist, The Commonwealth of Learning to facilitate adaptation of CXC CSEC curriculum in different subject areas at the Ministry of Education, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for distance teaching-learning, and for development of self-learning course materials initially to facilitate persisters and dropouts of O-level to complete certification successfully, and later to offer as distance learning courses, within the basket of blended learning, for exclusive non-classroom learning and CXC certification.
Handbook Aims
The aims of this Handbook on In-house Style are to provide all those faculty engaged in developing self-learning materials for learners of open schools and distance learners at basic and school education with an understanding of how to develop new curriculum or adapt existing classroom curriculum for open schooling, as well as acquire the knowledge and skills involved in developing self-learning materials for school level distance learners. Examples from the context of open schooling have been provided which you can relate to your own contexts and discipline/subject area for developing and finalising modules and units.

Section 1: About the Handbook
Section 2: Open and Distance Learning
Section 3: Curriculum Design
Section 4: COL Template
Section 5: In-house Style for Course Units

Developed by Prof. Santosh Panda

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Aug 22, 2011


This guidebook will help readers to systematically approach their engagement with e-learning, irrespective of the educational sector or level within which they may be working. The content of this guidebook has been carefully selected to enable readers to consider all the issues in relation to e-learning. Besides the great deal of resources that are included in this guidebook, its unique feature is the opportunity it provides readers to “tell us a story” about their experiences in relation to the issue or subject under discussion. Telling a story requires readers to pause, slow down, reflect, learn, access and share their experiences or connect in a meaningful way with others. These are opportunities designed to remind readers of relevant experiences, which will enable them to reflect upon their experiences and those of other colleagues. These will enable readers to make better sense of what this guidebook recommends.

Divided into nine chapters, this guidebook discuss issues related to attributes of e-learning, Contemporary trends and practices, e-learning management systems, collaborative designs for e-learning, assessing learning outcomes, e-moderation, and evaluation of e-learning environments.

Chapter 1: E-learning definition, scope, trends, attributes & opportunities
Chapter 2: Pedagogical designs for e-learning
Chapter 3: Assessment, feedback, and e-moderation
Chapter 4: Online learning management systems
Chapter 5: Digital learning objects
Chapter 6: Online learning course development models
Chapter 7: Management and implementation of e-learning
Chapter 8: Evaluating the impacts of e-learning

By : Som Naidu

e-Learning for Development Free Course

In the sustainable development and agricultural community, there is a large gap between the number of people espousing the promise of the Internet to increase access to education and training and the number of people actually developing relevant and instructionally sound content.
This course is designed to address the gap between the number of people espousing the promise of the Internet to increase access to education and training, and the number of people actually developing relevant and instructionally sound content.

Development organizations are making tremendous investments that will link people in remote locations to learning opportunities on the Internet. But where is the content to deliver over these links? The problem is not one of demand or lack of suitable content. Rather, the people best positioned to add value to knowledge by packaging content in Internet-accessible and educationally sound ways lack the skills to do so.

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A Basic Guide to Open Educational Resources

This Guide comprises three sections. The first – a summary of the key issues – is presented in the form of a set of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’. Its purpose is to provide readers with a quick and user-friendly introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) and some of the key issues to think about when exploring how to use OER most effectively.
The second section is a more comprehensive analysis of these issues, presented in the form of a traditional research paper. For those who have a deeper interest in OER, this section will assist with making the case for OER more substantively.
The third section is a set of appendices, containing more detailed information about specific areas of relevance to OER. These are aimed at people who are looking for substantive information regarding a specific area of interest.
Prepared by Neil Butcher
for the Commonwealth of Learning & UNESCO
Edited by Asha Kanwar (COL) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO)
A higher-resolution print version is also available from COL

Open Training Platform From UNESCO and many Free courses

A good resource for free courses and Researches, It is apart from UNESCO.
The objective behind this platform is to empower trainers or/and trainees with free resources, offer them a structured collaborative space to share their training but also to promote and value the “open” training materials, which are freely and openly accessible for trainers and self-learners to use and re-use for non commercial purposes such as teaching, learning and research.

It offers a central access point to non-formal education resources and training which may be relevant to them according to their needs, knowledge, language and culture, with special emphasis on developing countries’ people. This is at the service of end users (through community centers, IT kiosks, equipped libraries, etc.) but also helps trainers in their guiding and facilitating role to make people, including women and young, adapted to actively participate in knowledge societies and economies where their future stands in their ability to be active opportunity seekers

Mobile Learning in Developing Countries

Mobile learning, or m-learning, is a personal, unobtrusive, spontaneous, “anytime, anywhere” way to learn and to access educational tools and material that enlarges access to education for all. It reinforces learners’ sense of ownership of the learning experience, offering them flexibility in how, when and where they learn. In developing countries, mobile technologies potentially deliver educa- tion without dependence on an extensive traditional communications infra- structure, leapfrogging some of the intervening development phases encoun- tered in developed countries such as installing extensive electricity power grids, and building multiple computer rooms in educational institutions. Although m-learning experience remains limited, it is becoming a credible, cost-effective component of blended open and distance learning (ODL) provisions, adaptable to an institution’s needs and situation. M-learning devices are lightweight and handheld, including: • Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), and palmtop or handheld computers. • Mobile phones, also called cell phones or handphones. Consider mobile phones, which are cheap and widely available, alongside other wireless communication devices; and handhelds, which are more expensive and scarce, alongside desktop and laptop comput- ers. Mobile devices are educationally interesting because they offer: • Several communications channels on one device, for example, email, voice, and text messaging. • Cheaper, comparable functionality with desktops or laptops. • Wireless access to educational materials, other students and Internet resources. Handhelds are currently the dominant mobile devices, apart from basic mobile phones. These technologies are converging, creating power- ful all-in-one tools such as “smartphones,” mobile phones with the func- tionality of a handheld; and handhelds with mobile phone capability. This guide focuses on the use of handheld computers or smartphones in m-learning.

John Traxler , Agnes Kukulska-Julme

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Aug 21, 2011

Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning

It is a Free book.
This Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning (HETL) has been designed as a resource for educators planning to incorporate technologies in their teaching and learning activities.

How is education to fulfill its societal role of clarifying confusion when tools of control over information creation and dissemination rest in the hands of learners, contributing to the growing complexity and confusion of information abundance?
Change Pressures and Trends
Global, political, social, technological, and educational change pressures are disrupting the traditional role (and possibly design) of universities. Higher education faces a "re-balancing" in response to growing points of tension along the following fault lines...
What we know about learning
Over the last century, educator’s understanding of the process and act of learning has advanced considerably.
Technology, Teaching, and Learning
Technology is concerned with "designing aids and tools to perfect the mind". As a means of extending the sometimes limited reach of humanity, technology has been prominent in communication and learning. Technology has also played a role in classrooms through the use of movies, recorded video lectures, and overhead projectors. Emerging technology use is growing in communication and in creating, sharing, and interacting around content.
Media and technology
A transition from epistemology (knowledge) to ontology (being) suggests media and technology need to be employed to serve in the development of learners capable of participating in complex environments.
Change cycles and future patterns
It is not uncommon for theorists and thinkers to declare some variation of the theme "change is the only constant". Surprisingly, in an era where change is prominent, change itself has not been developed as a field of study. Why do systems change? Why do entire societies move from one governing philosophy to another? How does change occur within universities?
New Learners? New Educators? New Skills?
New literacies (based on abundance of information and the significant changes brought about technology) are needed. Rather than conceiving literacy as a singular concept, a multi-literacy view is warranted.
Each tool possesses multiple affordances. Blogs, for example, can be used for personal reflection and interaction. Wikis are well suited for collaborative work and brainstorming. Social networks tools are effective for the formation of learning and social networks. Matching affordances of a particular tool with learning activities is an important design and teaching activity
Evaluating the effectiveness of technology use in teaching and learning brings to mind Albert Einstein’s statement: "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted". When we begin to consider the impact and effectiveness of technology in the teaching and learning process, obvious questions arise: "How do we measure effectiveness? Is it time spent in a classroom? Is it a function of test scores? Is it about learning? Or understanding?"
Through a process of active experimentation, the academy’s role in society will emerge as a prominent sensemaking and knowledge expansion institution, reflecting of the needs of learners and society while maintaining its role as a transformative agent in pursuit of humanity’s highest ideals.

George Siemens
Peter Tittenberger

The source

Aug 20, 2011


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Available from introductory to advanced level, each takes between 1 and 50 hours to study.
Complete activities to assess your progress and compare your thoughts with sample answers.
Sign up for free to track your progress, connect with other learners in our discussion forums and find the tools to help you learn.

In the LearningSpace you can try any of our OpenLearn Study Units which are free courses from the Open University. Units are available from introductory to postgraduate level and can be studied anytime, at your own pace.
While there is no tutor, each has clear learning outcomes, and many have activities and sample answers to help you assess your progress.
You can not get any accreditation for studying them, but once you register and enrol on an OpenLearn Study Unit you can access your activity record which will provide proof of completing a unit.

Topics are :
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and there are sections for Computing and ICT  & Education 

Aug 17, 2011

Free Powerpoint e-Learning Templates

Here you will find a nice variety of engaging and vivid designer templates that will inspire you to make your e-Learning courses even more captivating and fun.
We created a few custom template categories by topics to make selecting your perfect e-Learning template easier. Staying loyal to one of our mottos, we make great quality available to anyone and that's why these beautiful templates are free for anyone to download. Enjoy!

The Process interaction allows users to discover the steps of a linear process. Use the Process interaction to illustrate the steps of a process, walk users through a series of related items, explain a workflow or procedure.

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Aug 13, 2011

Mobile Learning Handbook

ADL has developed a ADL Mobile Learning Handbook that focuses on best practices and information about Mobile Learning. This effort began as ADL researched content creation tools and began to establish their own working definitions, design considerations, resources, and more. The original effort was prototyped and released on all major mobile device platforms. The effort has continued with aid some of our partners to develop a more comprehensive desktop version of the ADL mLearning Guide titled the ADL Mobile Learning Handbook. Please see the “Project Summary”, “Resources”, and “FAQ” tabs for more information.

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Mobile Learning Toolkit - Free Book

The 98-page toolkit contains 15 mobile learning methods divided into 4 categories that trainers can choose from depending on their needs – whether they’re looking deliver content; assign tasks; gather feedback; or provide support to their training participants.
These methods have been designed to be as inclusive as possible, with most requiring only low end devices (basic mobile phones with voice calling and SMS capability), allowing interactive learning experiences to be delivered right to the Base of the Pyramid.
In addition to the methods, an overview of mobile learning is included in the beginning of the guidebook and a set of practical tools that allow the methods to be immediately put into practice. 
As well as a general guide, the toolkit includes recommendations for customising the methods for the delivery of the “” training programme currently being launched by the International Labour Organization to teach the principles of managing agricultural cooperatives in developing regions worldwide. The toolkit offers participants the chance to experience the benefits of mobile learning themselves while also empowering them to use mobile learning methods to reach their own trainees, thus multiplying the impact throughout the entire training pyramid.

By : Jennifer Parker

Aug 9, 2011

Make the most of PowerPoint with authorSTREAM - Webinar

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Planning, Leadership and Managing Change - Webinar

Technology, Learning and Change: A Webinar SeriesThis webinar series, based on the new book Technology for Learning: A Guidebook for Change, provides information about the process of creating effective, robust technology initiatives based on real-life practitioners’ successes. The three webinars will focus on the issues that help educators to transform today’s schools into thriving digital learning environments. The goal is to help you to identify and plan for key success factors and strategies that will help you get started, expand your existing program, or take your program to the next level.

Webinar #1 – Planning, Leadership and Managing Change

Implementing a comprehensive digital learning program means advance planning that is tied to a district’s organization, culture, and personnel. To achieve goals for teaching and learning, districts need transformational leaders who can inspire and manage staff, students, school boards, and others through the process of change. It also requires restructuring classrooms so they become student-centered digital learning environments. When the process is implemented carefully, the result is a transformation in student and school improvement. This webinar will focus on how to plan; how to empower effective leadership, and how to manage change. Leaders from districts that have shown success will discuss how they got to this point and where they intend to take their strategies in the future.

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2011
Time: 1 p.m. West Coast / 4 p.m. East Coast

ROI & eLearning - Myths and Reality

No organization would like to spend on any initiative without a corresponding Return On Investment (ROI). This applies to their investment in eLearning as well. The increasingly cost-focused business world demands increased accountability from all training functions, with eLearning being no exception. However, most organizations reach certain conclusions, without necessarily doing a systematic study of whether eLearning demonstrates ROI in terms of cost and better results. What are some of the myths around this mode of delivery? Does it really deliver on its promises? How do we calculate its effectiveness?
Join our experts to find answers for questions related to ROI and eLearning, including the following:
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•Is the ROI on eLearning more than that of classroom training?
•Why don't many organizations calculate the ROI of learning per se?
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•What are some of the myths surrounding the ROI of eLearning? How do we get a clear picture of what benefits eLearning has?
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Proving the Value of Search - Webinar


As a communications professional, you already know the value of integrating search optimization techniques into your marketing campaigns. As technology has become more and more incorporated into our day-to-day routines, search engines have become the most powerful tool to gather and evaluate information about businesses, news, personalities - everything. For most, if you can’t be found in online search, you might as well not exist. But, while these tools have become the central source for information, it can be difficult to prove the value of search marketing. So, how do you "sell" the value of search to your CMO, your online marketing team, and other marketing channel managers internally?
Francis Skipper, 451 Marketing’s Director of Search Engine Marketing, will teach you why search marketing is one of the most valuable components to any businesses’ success in this FREE webinar. Francis will outline the best tools to monitor search, how to set them up, and explain how to leverage these tools to determine ROI (or ROAS). Attendees will gain a more in-depth knowledge of search and how to “sell” search to their teams and CMO

 Tuesday, August 23 at 12:00 eastern

Getting Started With Mobile Learning - Blueprint

Understanding the why and how of mobile learning is the first step in deciding what kind of training should be designed for mobile devices.
In the field of training and development, we have all heard that mobile learning is the next big thing.
It certainly has garnered a lot of press and is a hot topic at many training conferences. But where do you start if you want to try it out or develop some
pilot content to see if mobile learning is going to be accepted in your organization?

You can download it from here:

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Enterprise Software Certification Report -LMS - Blackboard Learn 9.1

Blackboard Learn 9.1 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of learning management systems in the Human Capital Management Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.
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Understanding Informal Learning - Webinar

Is your organization considering social media and networking as part of your overall learning solutions?  Social Networking is the newest flavor of Informal Learning.  You do not have to look very hard to see informal learning being embraced by learning leaders, suppliers and learners alike. The growth of social networking mandates the need for learning teams to take responsibility for the selection and usage of social networking tools, including developing the processes and policies that bring focus for the company’s employees, partners and customers.
Join us for this webinar, sponsored by ACS, as we show you the real power that informal learning brings to business today. We’ll show you how to weave all learning into the fabric of your company’s culture, and we’ll help you understand how to leverage the tools to create an environment that fosters learning and growth.
Whether you have embraced informal learning or are still looking to better understand it, this informative

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Aug 8, 2011

FREE Open Source e-Learning for drug training

The e-learning package has been drawn from the content of an established classroom delivered two day Tier 1 Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Course. Whilst this is a very successful course, Kirklees Council and Partnership members strive to enable access to learning to those who for a variety of reasons find it prohibitive or very difficult to attend classroom based courses. This e-learning provides an excellent opportunity but participants are encouraged to seek out classroom based training in order to build on what they learn by completing this programme.
The package contains audio video clips which require enabled speakers or use of a headset via the computer audio output socket.  When viewing the video please listen carefully to the 'opinions' being expressed together and consider them in conjunction with the video discussion points.

Features include:
Easy to follow and interactive drugs and alcohol awareness training
Ability to work at your own pace at times which suit you best
Content can be covered in bite size pieces
Supports prior learning before attending a course
Test your knowledge
Provides evidence of your knowledge and understanding
Evidences continuous personal development
Printable certificate of completion

Aug 5, 2011

Learning Strategies - Free ebook

Contributions from:
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What Makes a Successful Learning Strategy? Nigel Paine, Editor

CIA’s Learning Strategy: Focusing Out on the Organization We Serve  Bob Baker

The Strategy of Managing Change Lisa Pedrogo, CNN

Building the Case for a Learning Strategy Ruben Bonales, Waste Management, Inc.

Learning Strategy at Shell: 2 Parts, 3 Pathways & 3 Horizons Willem Manders, Shell

Putting the Strategy Back into a Learning Strategy Keith Dunbar, DIA

Making a Strategic Learning Portfolio the Heart of any Learning Strategy Terry M. Farmer and Evan Ishida, Eaton Corporation

Setting Learning Strategy: Technology is Key…When You Use it Well Mike Cuffe, Farmers Insurance Group

The Dynamic Strategy Relies on Insight - Not Planning Peter Hallard, Lloyds Banking Group    

Aug 2, 2011

Webinars about Moodle

Moodlerooms has a solid series of webinars for potential clients and current Moodlers that highlight the benefits of their various services, the changing state of higher education in the US (and abroad), migration considerations and social educational tools.  They are now all available on Youtube

Each webinar is co-sponsored by a Campus Technology, a leading educational technology publication and features a well-known speaker to highlight and discuss the topic.  I’ve had a chance to attend a few and they are really well done and informative.  Check out the whole series at :

From :

The Little Book of the Future- A Free Guide to Collaborative Learning

The Little Book of the Future” is your free guide to the future of training and development. It’s produced by Reed Learning and written in collaboration with experts including Martyn Sloman, Google, LinkedIn, Training Journal, Jane Hart, the Campaign for Learning and
The free tools in this book support the connection, communication and collaboration of individuals, and the sharing of resources, ideas and experiences. You might find yourself inspired to try some of these tools. You might even introduce some of them to your workplace.

Jodi Harrison
VP, Business Development and Partnership Programs
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This is a great site for free courses and more it is Mobile.
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Here are the courses:

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Computer Basics
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Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft PowerPoint
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Social Media

Email Basics
Beyond Email
Email 101
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Bus Map
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Microsoft Office
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We-leaening 2011 The Social Learning Workshop

Social Learning is adding an exciting new dimension to enterprise learning and talent management. But with so many new developments happening on a daily basis, it's hard to know what to do. Learning professionals need information and a chance to ask the experts in person.

Here's your opportunity to talk to the experts in social learning and discuss all of the latest trends and technologies. We-Learning 2011, an invitation-only, half-day workshop series featuring Bersin & Associates analysts, is coming to a city near you. This is your chance to learn about how to bring social learning best practices to life within your organization.
Based on the strong response to last year's We-Learning Workshops, SkillSoft has expanded the number of events, but seating is extremely limited. Please respond quickly to ensure your place at the table.

We hope you'll take advantage of this unique opportunity to interact one-on-one with your peers, and acknowledged experts in the field. We've limited attendance to enable more personal interaction. So please take this opportunity to register now.

As an attendee you will discover:
  • Trends in leveraging Social Learning within corporate training programs
  • Innovative technologies to support social learning
  • How to build an informal learning culture
  • How to measure informal learning
  • The role of informal learning in an enterprise social networking strategy
  • Tips and Tricks to avoid common pitfalls when implementing a social learning program
  • Case study examples of how to successfully integrate informal and formal learning prog

Join Bersin & Associates and SkillSoft
for this exclusive half-day event - free

Introduction to Adobe Captivate 5.5

After spending three months on assignment with Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, I am returning home to San Jose at the end of July. I am working extensively with IUHealth as the Adobe expert on a series of eLearning projects, and one of the sharpest tools in my arsenal is Adobe Captivate 5.5.

Come see what Adobe Captivate is all about. I will share some of my projects over the past few years, as well as:
• give you tips on prepping your screenshots
• making custom buttons and text captions
• settings to get the most out of Captivate
• why I couldn't live without the Object Style Manager
• how Captivate is being used in the eLearning community and beyond

The essential guide to designing inclusive e-learning

Three different perspectives reveal why designing inclusive e-learning is a no-brainer.

About this guide
The guide explains how to implement e-learning that is accessible to your whole audience, and covers:

• What to consider at the start of a project
• How best to design inclusive e-learning
• What to consider when writing for a diverse audience
• Testing accessible e-learning
• PLUS: a personal account on what it's really like to learn with a disability

Aug 1, 2011

ViewletCam 2 From Qarbon

converts 100% of your PowerPoint files to the web easily and inexpensively. ViewletCam also records any action on your computer screen and transforms it into a Flash movie. Uploading to Youtube is a snap with our new FLV output!

ViewletCam is the fastest, easiest way to record PC applications, PowerPoint presentations, animations, and video directly from your PC screen and generate Flash movies for use in demos, troubleshooting, training classes, and presentations.

iewletCam's new PowerPoint Add-in makes it effortless for you to record and publish and convert PowerPoint to Flash in minutes—even the most sophisticated presentations.
ViewletCam records all elements of your presentation including animations, transitions, voice narration, and video!
Simply open your PowerPoint file, click the ViewletCam "Record" button in the toolbar and your presentation automatically records. It's that easy!

The tool site: