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Aimée Smith's Presentation - Can You Hear Me Now? Using Voice-Over in E-Learning

Here is the first of our E-Learning Symposium 2011 Austin speakers' presentations - Aimée's presentation on using voice-over in E-Learning. Log in* to download the PDF!
Look for more this week as we receive them: next up is Anders Gronstedt's Five Superpowers of Learning for the Digital Age.

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"Selling" eLearning concepts to your management.

I happend upon this great podcast with good explaination and examples of the differences between the Learning Management System and the Learning Content Management System with good analogies and reasons for implementing both.

How to Integrate LMS and LCMS for Maximum ROI with Marc Blumenthal

and other resources at http://www.netdimensions.com 

In larger companies, organizations or government agecies there are so many departments that are or can be involved in training that it sometimes turns out that the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing.

Allison Crow's Visual Summary of Voice-Over in E-Learning

E-Learning Symposium 2011 Austin was an astounding success! Throughout the next week we will be posting our amazing speakers' presentations, but for now, here's a sample of the feedback we received...
"Excellent presentations and topics covered good resources/references..."
"Useful info and stimulating ideas in every presentation!"

The Five Superpowers of the Learning Age

Anders Gronstedt is speaking about The Five Superpowers of the Learning Age at E-Learning Symposium 2011. 

  1. Tell a story: Hollywood-style, character-rich, story-centered learning simulations are redefining learning-by-doing.
  2. Play a game: Game concepts such as points, levels, time pressure, and cut scenes make learning engaging.
  3. Make it social: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and similar company internal social networks are embedding learning in every-day work processes and connecting people with each other.
  4. Make it immersive: A new generation browser-based, high fidelity 3-D virtual simulations are energizing learning.
  5. Make it mobile: Podcasting and mobile and location based apps are changing the paradigm from employees coming to the class room to the class room coming to the employees.

An example of an immersive experience is the  3-D immersive Emergency Shelter Simulation developed by the CUNY School of Professional Studies and the City of New York Office of Emergency Management (video below).   

New York City Hurricane Shelter Simulation Training from Anders Gronstedt on Vimeo.

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