Join the Nano Open Online Courses (NOOCs) Adventure!
JULY 23, 2015
Nano Open Online Courses (NOOCs) will empower learners to explore, learn and be assessed on the essentials of one competency, skill or area of knowledge at a time within a week. Each NOOC can be facilitated by one or more facilitators, depending upon one’s preferences and ability. Originally, this adventure was code-named N-MOOCs, but Dave Cormier suggested NOOCs recently. Thanks for that! Awesome!
My RM 69 Rapid e-Learning Studio!
APRIL 27, 2015
Welcome to my NEW RM 69 Rapid e-Learning Studio (19 US Dollars) for rapid e-learning content development. RM 69 When I saw the Gear Datura S2 (RM 69 or 19 US Dollars) at the IT One Superstore at 1Utama's Old Wing, I felt.WOW! Though, in my mind passively!), which empowers any smartphone and tablet to be used for rapid video content development in many creative ways.
#MOOC Development Platforms?
JULY 21, 2014
Are you looking for an online platform to host and develop your MOOC or Massive Open Online Course (s)? MOOC DEVELOPMENT PLATFORMS Below is a growing list of all online platforms that can be used to develop and host MOOCs. They have been divided into various categories to make your MOOCified choice easier: (E) = Elitist Only courses from ''World Class'' Universities/Organizations.
'Using Technology to Engage & Gamify Learning' Workshop
SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
This workshop will Insya-Allah be facilitated at several places in the coming months, including Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Mobile Learning Association of Malaysia (MLAM), University of Nottingham, University of Technology, Malaysia (UTM) and Taylor's University. We will actively look at how we can transform learning experiences using ‘Gamification’ and ‘Game Mechanics’.
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The Best Quick Reference Guides to Web 2.0 on the Planet.Period!
JULY 9, 2012
CLICK HERE.for the Scoop.it version to all! THE STORY! Last year, the amazing Prof. Dr. Mohamed Amin (Deputy Director, e-Learning, Centre for Academic Development, UKM) discovered through a large survey he conducted to staff and students from mostly public universities in Malaysia that there was a lack of awareness (and training opportunities) about Web 2.0, and how Web 2.0 So, what did Prof.
Passionate about Learning Innovation? Join the Learning Innovation Circle (LIC)!
MAY 12, 2015
CLICK HERE TO JOIN US! LEARNING INNOVATION CIRCLE (LIC) A passionate group of (top) educators from Malaysia and beyond, rethinking and transforming educational practices. The most notable contribution to be materialized up until today from LIC, is the ‘ Learning Innovation Talks ’ (LIT) series. June, 2015 Join LIC to find out more :) UNDER CONSTRUCTION Besides LIT, LIC is becoming to life.
Designing Effective Presentations at USM!
AUGUST 26, 2014
Looking forward to facilitate another workshop at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) on 28 August, 2014. This time around we will be challenging ourselves to design engaging and effective presentations for learning and teaching. ATTENTION! Also, it would be awesome if you could share in a few words what you desire most to learn from this workshop. Let''s connect! workshop
Learning Innovation Talks 05 (#LIT05) is Coming to YOU! Register NOW! Fully Online & Free!
MAY 19, 2015
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Tickets are UNLIMITED ! So, don't waste time :) The first MOOLIT ever! assive O pen O nline L earning I nnovation T alks! LIT The idea behind Learning Innovation Talks (LIT) is to organize 1-2 events per year (Insya-Allah many more, once it kicks off for real!), In the meantime, please join our Learning Innovation Circle (LIC). What are you waiting for? Please join us :).
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.
Top 100+ Learning Tools on Planet Earth! Please Vote! #Listly
APRIL 15, 2014
3 BIG QUESTIONS What are the BEST (e-)learning tools for learning and teaching? Who are USING them? Who are EXPERTS in using them? Not only will you discover the top 100+ learning tools in this list, you will also discover who are the experts in using them. We are using Listly to empower these 3 questions to the world of learning. Secret hint? WARNING! VOTE NOW!
Top Educators in Malaysia on Twitter!
MAY 13, 2014
CLICK HERE to View! PASSION TO TRANSFORM? Are you an educator (Professor, lecturer, teacher, corporate trainer, etc.) with PASSION TO TRANSFORM education in Malaysia? Using Twitter , too? If so, please add yourself or add an educator that should be on this list! HOW TO JOIN? The newest addition will be shown first on the list (cool!). WHY TWITTER? It is and has been the No. FACEBOOK?
The TEST-Learning Framework Finally Unleashed!
JANUARY 12, 2014
How do we use technology to TRANSFORM learning (at our University)? THE TEST - L earning Framework Revealed: TEST-Learning Framework from Zaid Alsagoff If you are interested in what you see and want to know more, please contact me. This learning framework has yet to be presented at a conference (exception: old version ), or published as a paper (by the author, who happens to be me!). One reason.
DNA of a 21st Century Educator at #MoodleMOOC 4 (MM4)!
MAY 11, 2014
CLICK HERE to attend. IMPORTANT NOTICE Click Here to check your timezone for the webinar session. Interestingly, if you are in North or South-America the webinar will take place on Monday evening or night (2 June) instead. So, please check to confirm the time. DESCRIPTION During your lifetime you have probably experienced inspirational educators, or witnessed inspiring lectures. If not, why not?
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Increase Your Brain Power by Juggling 3 Balls (or More)!
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
JUGGLING Yes, juggling enhances connections in the brain! Juggling also improves hand-eye coordination , reflexes , peripheral vision and a host of other motor skills. But knowing this is not going to help you much personally until you start juggling yourself. Seriously, don''t shy away from something so fun, reasonably easy (seriously!), and useful to increase your brain power (at any age).
The 5-Day Learning Adventure at Jazan University!
FEBRUARY 10, 2013
Below, are all the resources for the talks and workshops facilitated over a 5-day period (9 - 13 Feb) at Jazan University in Saudi Arabia. Click on the Links to access all the resources shared for the respective workshops highlighted below. DAY 1 DNA of a 21st Century Educator Simplified! Learning Outcomes Discuss the attributes of a 21st Century Educator. Set up your own blog using Google Blogger.
Vote for the Top e-Learning Movers & Shakers in 2013.Listly Style!
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Who have been the world''s most influential learning professionals in 2013? CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LIST! Please vote for the ones that have influenced your learning and teaching in 2013. The list includes learning professionals from both the corporate and higher education sectors (One world, one list!). You are free to vote (up) multiple learning professionals. Right? ONE MORE THING.
Empowering Digital Learning in the 21st Century at MMU!
AUGUST 21, 2014
Click here to view the event''s Facebook Page THE STORY On May 28th, a passionate and inspiring Brother named Murtala Kazaure (above the MMU logo) from Multimedia University (MMU) connected with me on Facebook (Thanks to Siti Hamimi Burkan). Then Murtala shared this idea to his colleagues and some MMU academics, and as a result a committee was established to manage this event.
Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance
Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.
Was The 'DNA of a 21st Century Educator' Plagiarised in China?
JANUARY 10, 2013
Source DISCOVERY Last time I looked in the mirror, that certainly didn't look like me. However, the 'DNA' slide looks familiar. Oops, it looks like a slide from my ' DNA of a 21st Century Educator ' (Version 2) presentation. Awesome! Here is another picture that reveals a bit more about this event: Source So, what's the problem here? Certainly, not like this. Let's break down the case. Kudos!
5 Strategies To Free Your Team From Organizational Silos
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
A few weeks ago, one of my readers left a comment on my blog asking why are there so many silos present in today’s organizations. Since replying to my reader’s query, I thought this would be a good topic to address as a follow-up to my previous piece where I shared a number of actionable steps organizations can implement to garner greater success from their collective efforts. Now before I discuss how leaders can break down various internal silos that might be present in their organizations, let’s first look at why these silos are created in the first place.
5 Awesome Tools to Engage & Gamify Talks
AUGUST 22, 2016
IMAGINE Imagine you are required to give a one-hour keynote talk to around 500 people at an International e-Learning Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the biggest moment of your career. You are super nervous at the beginning of your talk, but you manage to capture the audience’s attention initially with a funny and relevant joke. What went wrong? TodaysMeet 2. Poll Everywhere 3. Padlet 4.
Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
While I was at SMX East last week I had the opportunity to sit in on the SoLoMo Landscape session (my liveblog ) that was taking place there. The goal of the session was to look at the convergence happening among social media, local search and mobile, and discuss how small business owners could take advantage of it. Why should small business owners even care? If you’re not there, you don’t exist.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.
#TEMS13 Gamified Scoring Algorithm to Decide the Super (e-)Learning Hero of 2013!
DECEMBER 20, 2013
Voting for #TEMS13 will close at 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, January 13, 2014. TEMS13 : T op E -Learning M overs & S hakers in 20 13 '' CLICK HERE for instructions on how to vote. REALITY Let''s face it, polling is really a silly way to decide on who was the Super (e-)Learning Hero of 2013. Of course not! If you are really smart, you could even buy votes to show to the world how great you are.
Gamify Classroom Learning with the C2S2C Method!
MAY 15, 2013
The C2S2C (pronounced See-Es-See) method can be applied to gamify any type of learning activity ! This is my second learning friendly innovation for 2013 (First one: L2T3SEA learning framework )! The conference is organized by the International Medical University (IMU). Description: What if learning could be as engaging and addictive as Angry Birds? tools we can use to gamify classroom learning.
Top 50 e-Learning Super Heroes on Planet Earth!
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Congratulations to ALL that made the Top 50 e-Learning Super Heroes list! This list below is based on the results from the #TEMS13 worldwide poll and a gamified algorithm to identify and recognize the ''REAL'' Top 50 e-Learning Super Heroes (out of 220 nominees)! The results will be reflected and discussed soon. Just couldn''t wait to share the results! P.S. If you find any errors in the results, please don''t hesitate to inform me! It is easy to update! But, now I need to go for lunch :) Download PDF version!
Gamify to Amplify the Learning Experience!
MAY 10, 2012
" Gamification is using game-based mechanics, aesthetics and game thinking to engage people, motivate action, promote learning, and solve problems." - Karl Kapp From the book: 'The Gamification of Learning and Instruction'. Just READ IT! Because great learning experiences depends as much on the educator (and learner) as on the mode chosen for learning. Game over! Okay, I do! Archivist !
Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]
Is your company ready to move beyond the annual performance review? Where do you start? What are the keys to success? In this guide, you’ll gain an understanding of: the forces driving change, three foundations of success and take a deep dive into the skills gap many managers have that will sink your efforts before they start and how to address them.
Social Media for Research!
MARCH 14, 2013
“PERSONALIZING HEALTHCARE – FROM BENCH TO CLINIC” Dental Education Research Symposium: Reaching out beyond the Academia TALK I will Insya-Allah be giving a 20-minute talk on the 16th March (2013) during the ' Dental Education Research Symposium ' at the 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) (16 - 17 March), Malaysian Section. Isn't that cool!
Blending Quality Learning to Survive the MOOC Invasion!
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
“Fifteen years from now more than half of the universities will be in bankruptcy, including the state schools (in US)” - Clayton Christensen Kodak? Walkman (Sony)? Are we ready for the changes required to survive the disruptive and global learning innovations invading the world of education today? However, first let''s. MISSION IMPOSSIBLE? Mission impossible? DOUBLE CLICK/TAP anywhere on the wall.
Designing Gamified Flipped Learning Experiences at USM
OCTOBER 26, 2016
Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt, Hi Awesome Educators! Looking forward to meet you all Insya-Allah at the ' Designing Gamified Flipped Learning Experiences ' workshop (at Universiti Sains Malaysia) from 1 to 2 November, 2016. The workshop is organized by USM's Centre for Development of Academic Excellence & Student Development (CDAE). Are you ready?
#MOOCify Malaysia with TouchCast?
JULY 31, 2014
Thanks to my e-mail resource/ideas sharing buddy Paul Kurchina , I just discovered this morning a cool interactive video authoring tool called TouchCast. TOUCHCAST TouchCast claims to be a new medium that looks like video, but feels like the web. As you can do your interactive video features on-the-fly there is no, or little need for post-production editing. Thank you :).
Quality Control process for E-Learning
Quality assurance is often reduced to correcting errors in a nearly completed learning product. But creating a quality assurance process that influences decisions throughout production reduces the amount of revisions. This is the final step to ensuring that e-Learning applications are not themselves a barrier to learning
Are You a Malaysian Learning Gladiator? Creating a Master list!
JUNE 4, 2012
MALAYSIAN LEARNING GLADIATOR? CLICK HERE to join the Master list (the live updated list is below)! THE STORY Late Saturday evening (2/06/2012), Nor Fadzleen and I figured out during an informal tweet (Twitter) discussion (out of no where!) that it would be great if there was an easy way to discover and connect with all those (awesome) educators in Malaysia that share online (e.g. Criteria?