CourseBuilder Beta available for Dreamweaver 8

Adobe (as Macromedia) selected Rapid Intake to oversee the future of CourseBuilder and the Flash Learning Interactions. A beta version of CourseBuilder for Dreamweaver 8 is now available from the Rapid Intake website. Updates are summarized here, (text repeated below for convenience): CourseBuilder for Dreamweaver 8 BETA release: We have completed internal development and QA […]

What if… Google Pack for Elearning

What would a Google Pack for elearning look like? Are there free or open source equivalents for common elearning developer tools? What about administrators and learners? Here’s my quick stab at these ideas. Those using RSS feed will likely need to read this post on the web site to view the HTML tables that follow. […]

Elearning Needs Tools for Scenarios, Flows, and Decision Branching

The elearning industry needs tools that visualize learning scenarios for learner decision paths, storyboards and simulation branching. Activity in this area seems to have submarined and it needs to resurface. Where is the innovation in approachable, ease-of-development for elearning? We have access to all theses cool virtual character, simulation and multimedia capabilities. Expectations run higher […]

Elearning Predictions for 2006

Back when I hosted the Macromedia Elearning Seminar Series I really wanted to get Lisa Neal from the acm as a guest. I appreciate the short insightful look ahead she gets each year, collected from the leading gurus, researchers, analysist and pundits. Predictions for 2006 E-learning experts map the road ahead By Lisa Neal, Editor-in-Chief, […]

Too early for mobile learning? Or is it?

This domain is going on 3 years old. I got it in February of 2003 expecting to start a whole site on Mobile Elearning. With Flash on PDA’s and heading to phone I then thought the timing was right. It was definitely too early. I think we’re getting close now though. Since this is Mobilemind, […]

Feedback and Elearning – Go Rapid

When I was in high school, feedback was Pete Townshend manipulating his guitar to eek shrieks and squeals out of Hi-Watt amps. By college, I thought of it as feedback loops and bio-feedback. In grad school, it became assessments and course evaluations, and applying the Kirkpatrick model. In my early CBT days feedback was capturing […]

Rapid Elearning by another name- “Spot”

Spot. Not the dog. Not the Microsoft internet watches. Nope, it is “Spot learning”. It sounds a lot like what Macromedia has been talking about as “rapid elearning” (Nov 2003 ELearning Day, white papers). Well, not just Macromedia, many others too. For example, Bersin & Associates has been talking about rapid elearning for some time […]

Elearning Benefits, Costs, and Champions

This was supposed to be a post on the intersection of Knowledge Management and elearning, but the research brought be around to Marc Rosenberg’s book [Amazon.com – eLearning] and the review on Jay Cross’s web site. Marc has a deep background with AT&T and is well respected. Rather than retread I’ll retire and refer you […]