Friday, July 10, 2009

Wild and Wacky Friday - The Diabetic Dog Game's educational section consists of 41 productions. Of these, 29 are interactive learning games of various sorts and degrees of difficulties. Most of them also includes a "Read more" about the subject. You will get sucked into this site for a while ... enjoy.

I found the game about diabetes very interesting - The Diabetic Dog educational game, with two related readings, are based on the 1923 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which was awarded for discovering the hormone insulin, making it possible to treat people suffering from diabetes. Make sure you read the instructions before beginning the game!

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Tips for great looking charts

The Rapid e-Learning Blog has a great article about making charts and data more memorable.

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Also, check out the presentation mentioned in the article at

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Future of Learning as a Business - Free Online Event

July 23, 9 AM – 1 PM Pacific Time / 4 PM – 8 PM GMT

This online event will bring together people with a variety of perspectives on what we should be doing today to set ourselves up for success going forward. We will look at questions that include:
  • Is this a temporary downturn or changing landscape?
  • How will demand change?
  • What will internal or external customers pay for that's not traditional training?
  • What's already selling today?
  • What business models, products, companies should we be watching?

What should we be doing today to be in position for the future?
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Background material on the topic:

Tips for capturing e-Learning audio

This article contains tips - along with suggestions for audio equipment purchases.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies

Online learning has definite advantages over face-to-face instruction when it comes to teaching and learning, according to a new meta-analysis released by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Monday, July 6, 2009

Online tool for building objectives

Objective Builder has a tutorial along with a wizard for building objectives as well as resources for building performance-based objectives.

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