Excited about Articulate 360

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Articulate 360 was released a week ago and this is big news… Why am I excited about Articulate 360? There are a few reasons I think we should all be excited about Articulate 360 and explore it further. Responsive authoring While Storyline is good for lots of things, it hasn’t been able to author responsive… Continue reading Excited about Articulate 360

#SimTect2015 #SimHealth2015 Wrap-up

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Selfie board from the SimTect 2015 conference

Simulation Australasia really pulls out all the stops to make an amazing conference! Another SimTect and SimHealth conference is finished and we are left with a USB full of brilliant papers and a buzzing mind full of ideas – and if you were Garth from Thales, a selphie printer he won in our lucky draw… Continue reading #SimTect2015 #SimHealth2015 Wrap-up

Typical myths about learning management systems (LMSs)

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Learning management systems are one way to facilitate the task of online training. The effective use of a good LMS plays a huge role in maximizing return on investment for a company. Therefore, companies need to understand how they can make the best of their LMS and use it to their advantage. This article is… Continue reading Typical myths about learning management systems (LMSs)

Thinking about Instructional design

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I’ve been working with a client doing some heavy duty instructional design work (three courses to be developed in a short period of time). This is working with a writers over different disciplines and has me thinking about instructional design… and why I love it! So for our monthly webinar, I took the opportunity to reflect… Continue reading Thinking about Instructional design

What is gamification and where do you start?

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I have written a few blog posts on gamification and we realized that while we talk about gamification (and there is a growing amount of information out there). It might be worth doing an ‘introduction to gamification’ webinar and blog. So here is a blog post for people who are new to the concept of… Continue reading What is gamification and where do you start?

Top 10 tips to build confidence with online facilitation

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Online Facilitation

In June, I wrote my first top 10 list and I’m following up with another one. This time, the top 10 tips for building confidence with online facilitation. I ran an introduction to online facilitation in September and in preparation, I reflected on my first experiences in lecturing. I was newly qualified and nervous. Gee,… Continue reading Top 10 tips to build confidence with online facilitation

Moodle Evolution: Moodle Moot 2014 Wrapup

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This year’s Australasian Moodle Moot’s theme was ‘Evolution’ – and the keynote address by Alec Couros swept us into the future with his vision of the educational potential offered by the tools of connectivity. The examples Alec shared of openness in education, networked learning, social media in education, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy were… Continue reading Moodle Evolution: Moodle Moot 2014 Wrapup

Let’s talk experience, not technology

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Let's talk experience, not technology

In May, I was asked to be on a panel with Professor Gilly Salmon and Andrew Douch for the IBSA VET Practitioners of the future conference. There’s always been technology in education, we know students want technology in their learning, so let’s focus on student experience. When I was at school, we had a stationary… Continue reading Let’s talk experience, not technology

Embedding e-learning – a framework for success

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Embedding e-learning – a framework for success

This is a post from this month’s guest blogger – Tracey Collins. E-learning isn’t new, but many educational organisations still have a long way to go before they can say that it is an integral part of their everyday practice. Strategic and practical commitment from all levels of management is essential. But maybe we also… Continue reading Embedding e-learning – a framework for success