October 2010 Monthly Roundup: 5 Most Popular Posts
In continuation to our series of monthly roundup posts, here is a collection of our top 5 posts for October, each accompanied by a quick brief.
1. Moving To eLearning
Lists and explains some of the key change factors that lead organizations to adopt eLearning, stand-alone and as a part of the training blend. While some of these factors simply translate to ‘Business Needs’, others determine the ‘Readiness of the Organization’ to adapt to eLearning.
2. Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding
Lays some guidelines to be followed while creating eLearning storyboards that would help develop electronic learning that is about performance and content, and instructional design that is design with intent.
3. Digital Instructional Media Design 101- The Design Of Interaction
Discusses impressions on Age of Empires (AOE) as observed by the in-house Instructional Design team at Upside Learning. Also, outlines some revelations and finally discloses what makes AOE offer such meaningful interaction and engagement.
4. A Fresh Look At Levels of Custom eLearning Solutions
Building on the Chapman Alliance’s study on the efforts (number of hours) taken for development of various levels of custom eLearning, this post looks at the ‘levels’ (and hence the efforts) from a fresh perspective. It divides the different types of eLearning courses based on two parameters – Type and Level; each Type further having multimedia development at 3 possible Levels.
5. The Mobile Learning Edge – A Quick Book Review
Reviews and recommends Gary Woodill’s latest book ‘The Mobile Learning Edge’; a book that looks at mobile learning from more than just a pedagogical perspective. With a definite business focus, it has been written for business managers and executives looking to see if mobile learning can align with their business goals and necessities.