Here is an end-of-the-year roundup of eLearning and related articles you might find helpful, interesting or enjoyable. They cover all kinds of topics.
12 Top Notch Online Presentation Tools
Almost everyone has to give a presentation at one time or another. Whether yours are formal or informal, this list of online presentation applications from SitePoint might be useful to you.
65 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your eLearning Budget
This free eBook from the eLearning Guild has 65 tips from experienced eLearning professionals. You will need to register with the Guild, which enables you to become an Associate Member for free.
Agile Learning Design
These eight articles by Donald Clark describe an approach for agile learning and training design. This link takes you to the final article, so you can see the list of previous ones. It also includes the Periodic Table of Agile Learning. How cool is that?
Arguments For Informal Learning
Jay Cross lays out some excellent reasons for organizations to incorporate informal learning into their overall training strategy in this article.
Brief History of Social Media
Want to read something fun? Brett Borders has written a history lesson of social media that may surprise you.
Field Guide to Learning Management Systems
In this free download from the ASTD, Ryan Ellis introduces readers to the many criteria to examine when you’re organization is in the market for an LMS.
Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences and Web Tools
Here’s an interesting article by Jil Wright that matches varied web tools to an individual’s inclinations and strengths.
LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers
Tony Karrer thinks knowledge workers should be getting more out of LinkedIn. His robust list of resources link to articles and guides for using this service more effectively.
Rapid and Collaborative Authoring Tools
Janet Clarey filtered the Authoring Tools Knowledge base from Brandon Hall Research for rapid, collaborative content development tools that can be used by developers and SMEs in different locations. This is a link to her valuable list.
Review of 2009: 100 great resources
Jane Hart lists her favorite resources of 2009. Stated in her own words, “I have selected 100 resources—articles, postings, PDFs, presentations, videos, etc.,— about (workplace and academic) learning, tools or technologies that I found of interest or practical use or made me think!”
Top 25 Webinar Tips
If you design, implement or lead webinars, these 25 tips should come in handy.
Happy New Year to those using the Gregorian calendar. And to all visitors, may your dreams be fulfilled in the coming year.