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Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that social media has changed more than just how we pass the time, it has now infused itself into formal learning channels. Although adoption is slow (for instance, only 15% of teachers find value in Facebook, Wiki, and other social networks), time will only show that it will rise. think this is a thin line, but if done correctly, could prove valuable.

Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.2 #edcmooc

Dont Waste Your Time

On to the second of the five weeks Coursera / University of Edinburgh MOOC: ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’. “Who is set to benefit from the personal, constant attentions of information technology, and who might lose out?” ” Isn’t this the question we ask, in one form or another, each time Apple releases a new device? … and what of ‘Sight’ (see below)?

#Informal learning and the master deck of the guru

Ignatia Webs

For years I have been following Jay Cross. He simply has the gift to come up with simple, yet essential knowledge insights that lift me up time after time. Yesterday he shared his 'master deck on informal learning'. It is a treasure of key ideas and at the same time such a great personal time saver, as well as a knowledge/management tailoring device. I can see how such a deck, build with my own set of slides and key pointers would enable me to draw up a meaningful presentation in no time, or I could even tailor a presentation on the go having such a master deck at my back hand draw. great.

Dear Professors: Please think like a Student sometimes. Thanks!

eLearning Acupuncture

We are changing Learning Management Systems (LMS) at my school. Lately I have been very busy transferring content from one LMS to another and prettying up courses. You must envy me right? smile*). Anyway, I am working on distance courses where the instructor and the students never meet face to face. feel that professors often (inadvertently?) What a waste of time. If so, leave a comment

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Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.

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Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class

Visual Lounge

When I was a kid, my job was to tape cardboard boxes. Rather than spend 60 minutes taping up boxes, I would spend 45 minutes figuring out a better way to tape them and then 30 minutes taping them. Even as a kid, I remember feeling awesome about learning a new way to work smarter. Last week, I  found a kindred spirit in Lance Yoder from East Noble School Association in Indiana.

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Create your own Learning Theory

Raptivity

Wikipedia defines Learning Theory as “Learning theories are conceptual frameworks that describe how information is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning. Learning brings together cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences and experiences for acquiring, enhancing, or making changes in one’s knowledge, [.].

Brandon Hall #eli3 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Brandon Hall used the proposition that changes in the US are subsequently reflected in the rest of the world to examine coming changes in Higher Ed. He proposed that big change is coming and that the way to cope is to move to more vocational alignment and a project-based pedagogy. strategy

Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class

Visual Lounge

When I was a kid, my job was to tape cardboard boxes. Rather than spend 60 minutes taping up boxes, I would spend 45 minutes figuring out a better way to tape them and then 30 minutes taping them. Even as a kid, I remember feeling awesome about learning a new way to work smarter. Last week, I  found a kindred spirit in Lance Yoder from East Noble School Association in Indiana.

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New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

Drag & Drop Demystified: eSeminar Now Available On Demand

Adobe Captivate

Ever wanted to learn how to create Drag & Drop Questions in your online courses? Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for this discussion and demonstration of quiz creation using Drag & Drop Questions to tackle a variety of assessment scenarios in your eLearning. Learn the fundamental concepts behind drag and drop mechanics in [.]. Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 Drag and drop

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You can't walk where I walk

Learning with e's

Someone once told me that life is like a fast moving stream. You can put your foot into it, and even let it flow over you for a while, but you can never put your foot into the same river twice. That's quite profound, but there is something even more profound. It is this: You can't walk where I walk. In other words, you can't experience what I experience. Unported License.

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EMEA Reporter: Is Crowd Sourcing the Answer? by Nic Laycock

Learning Solutions Magazine

Finding and verifying information on the web to support eLearning development can be time- consuming. In large organizations, “push” methodology (the LMS) makes eLearning manageable for. learners, but elsewhere, it’s a “pull” world, with no help. Is there a way around these difficulties? A. start-up in the UK is exploring how crowd sourcing can improve things for developers and for. learners.

Walkabout

Jay Cross

I am on Walkabout. In Berkeley, not Alice Springs. The Songlines. I am dedicating my full attention this quarter. Everything that interests me is complex and mysterious. decided to invest my time to understanding the network I inhabit. Hence, the Walkabout. Bruce Chatwin describes Walkabouts in The Songlines. What are we if not defined by our environment? Wikipedia). read Chatwin years ago. Thanks.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

How to Sell Your Courses on OpenSesame

OpenSesame

OpenSesame is the world’s marketplace for buying and selling elearning courses. It’s our goal to make it easy for any seller to add their courses to the marketplace and earn additional revenue. This guide will walk you through the steps to get started selling your courses with OpenSesame. Right Selling eLearning Courses New Sellers