Friday, February 20, 2009

Money Smart - A Financial Education Program

The FDIC has an online learning series designed to help people with little or no banking experience.

Money Smart is available in two versions: an instructor-led version and a computer-based instruction (CBI) version. Both versions consist of the same 10 modules.

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Tips on handling SMEs

Just read a great article that has tips on working with subject matter experts (SMEs). In my experience, making sure that SMEs understand the time commitment they need to devote to the project is essential to your project's success.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Online Free Diagram Program

Looking for a better way to create visual diagrams?

Lovely Charts allows you to create sitemaps, visual diagrams and org charts. You can export the chart as a PNG file to import into your learning application.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Social Media Stats

According to the article below, more adults are connecting online for both personal and professional reasons. How can we use this technology to promote learning?

PEW Research Observes:
75% of online adults 18-24 have a profile on a social network site
57% of online adults 25-34 have a profile on a social network
30% of online adults 35-44 have one
19% of online 45 to 54 year olds have a profile
10% of online 55 to 64 year olds have a profile
7% of online adults 65 and older have a profile

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Monday, February 16, 2009

The e-Learning Lingo Podcast

Each week, the e-Learning Lingo Podcast Series discusses one or two important terms used in the e-Learning industry. There are currently 79 episodes in the series.

You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or just go to the URL below to down the MP3 file along with a PDF transcript.

Check it out: