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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.

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.

The new artisans of the network era

Learning and Working on the Web

Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era? If so, can you call yourself a knowledge worker if you are not allowed to choose your own tools? How about managing your own learning? An artisan is a skilled worker in a particular craft, using specialized processes, tools, and machinery. Artisans were the dominant producers of goods before the industrial era.

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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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Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.

Drag & Drop Demystified: eSeminar Now Available On Demand

Adobe Captivate

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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.

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.

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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.