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The Distance Learning and Information Technologies Unit of Manitoba Education and Training (Canada) reviewed the learning resources developed and delivered on lodeStar™ and described them as "...an excellent resource for teachers ...". Otto Toews Ph. D., CEO, Knowledgebuilder™

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In the News

Latest News and Events


Normandale Community College's Instructional Technologist Boe Barlage makes how-to videos on the LodeStar eLearning Authoring tool available on YouTube

Learning The Basics of LodeStar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoLmrFXmuk4

Uploading SCORM Files
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzmptdRJzNc&feature=related

Learning With LodeStar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHCwko9-LYw&feature=related

LodeStar hosts presentation on eLearning Strategies That Work at the 2011 ELearning Summit
http://cde.nwc.edu/Summit/Program.pdf

Learning Technology Program to host talk on ‘Tech Tools for eLearning Development'
http://www.stthomas.edu/bulletin/2011/04/28/tech-tools/

Microsoft, Instructional Designs Incorporated and LodeStar Learning partner in Curriculum “First” Technology Strategies Workshop
http://lodestarlearning.com/workshop/event.htm

Instructional Designs Incorporated and LodeStar Learning offer Math and Reading Practice Tests
http://www.instructionaldesigns.net/g5-bin/client.cgi?G5genie=423

LodeStar Learning presents at 2009 Realizing Student Potential and ITeach Conference
http://www.ctl.mnscu.edu/facdev/user_event-list.php.save?eventtype=conference&eid=661&PHPSESSID=58685e0c8c8419eccd40485c866a68d1

LodeStar Learning presents 5 hour workshop at the ELearning Africa Conference, 2009 (Merlot in Africa Network)
http://www.elearning-africa.com/

eFolioWorld and LodeStar Learning
integrate LodeStar with eFolioWorld's Portfolio System
http://www.lodestarlearning.com/lodeStarSamples/news/EFolioRelease.htm

University of Saint Thomas offers Certificate in E-Learning with integration with state-of-the-art authoring programs such as Captivate, LodeStar, Flashform, Dreamweaver and Flash
http://www.stthomas.edu/education/departments/ci/certificates/e_learning/default.html

LodeStar Learning partners with Top Practices Education to support sustainable change in education
http://toppracticeseducation.fosterwebmarketing.com/practice_areas/online-learning.cfm

Recent News and Events


Merlot International Conference, August 7 - 10, 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota

LodeStar Learning was a sponsor of the Pan-African Forum on Open Education Resources in Accra, Ghana
http://man.merlot.org/research/Program.html

Presentation at the Minnesota Flash User Community
https://admin.adobe.acrobat.com/_a200985228/p50256304/

Presentation at the National EFolio Users Group, June 12, 2008
http://www.efoliominnesota.com/

Workshop at the Minnesota eLearning Summit 2008
http://www.mngts.org/elearning2008/program.html

Workshop at the Child Development Workshop, May 19, 2008
Monticello, Minnesota

Louisiana State University Select Webinar Series, April 07, 2008
LodeStar Learning inaugurated the Select Webinar Series hosted by Dr. Moustapha Diack

Realizing Student Potential/ITeach, February 29, 2008
http://www.ctl.mnscu.edu/events/cfp/RSPsessiondetail.php?id=9046&confID=152

Hollyanna White presents at the Instructional Technology Conference, 2008
http://www.mtsu.edu/itconf/proposals08/43.shtml

Judy Lowe, Chattanooga State University presents at the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:QA6_Mgo1-IkJ:www.volstate.edu/cit/presentations/LearningObjectRepository_Lowe.ppt+lodestar+learning&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=35&gl=us

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System secures a statewide license for LodeStar
http://www.its.mnscu.edu/contracts/lodestar/index.html

LodeStar in the United Kingdom
http://www.connectedonline.co.uk/LodestarProjects/RomanSoldiers/index.htm

http://www.connectedonline.co.uk/CurricBank.html

LodeStar supports Microsoft Learning Gateway and Sharepoint Learning Kit

http://www.microsoft.com/education/SLK.mspx

http://www.learninggateway.net/partners/default.aspx

LodeStar in Portugal
http://www.aceav.pt/default.aspx

See examples of student work (labelled as LodeStar)
http://www.aceav.pt/blogs/default.aspx

LodeStar in Canada
http://www.knowledgebuilder2020.com/

LodeStar Learning provides support to Louisiana Academy of Sciences
http://www.laacademy.org/

LodeStar supports Digital Library for Earth Science Education
http://www.dlese.org/library/catalog_DLESE-000-000-007-466.htm

Fulfilling Technology's Broken Promise: A Perspective on Educational Technology
http://thejournal.com/articles/17933_1

ELearning That Goes Beyond Text and Graphics
http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/262335/elearning_that_goes_beyond_text_and_graphics/index.html

A Programmer's Portfolio
http://old.nbilyk.com/page23/projects-list.html

Training Magazine
http://www.trainingdirectorsforum.com

Edugeek
http://www.edugeek.net/forums/virtual-learning-platforms/15067-e-learning-scorm-editors.html