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The Higher Educational Bubble Continues to Grow

Kapp Notes

This is a new phenomenon, according to the article, as recently as 2002, there were no million-dollar presidents, only four earning more than $800,000, and 27 earning more than $500,000 (now there are 110). The definition of an economic bubble is, according to Wikipedia , “trade in high volumes at prices that are considerably at variance with intrinsic values ”.(Another Another way to describe it is: trade in products or assets with inflated values.) Universities and colleges have inflated values disproportionate to their value. This shows a growing, not a shrinking bubble.

Two Wisemen

Kapp Notes

An article in Wikipedia states: In December 2002, The Economist had quoted an expert as claiming that "No large airliner has ever made an emergency landing on water" in an article that goes on to charge, "So the life jackets. What does it take to be wise? It has to be more than knowledge, it has to be more than just experience, it is more than just training, but all those things are required as a foundation for wisdom. Then you need to add insight, creativity, looking at things through the right lense and a certain type of focus. think all of these traits define two recent heros.

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

million people (2002) to 6 million (2009). 3. Digital content delivery is opening new possibilities in education. Traditional teaching was delivered in a “one size fits all” manner, which made it easy to leave learners behind. Today though, the technology-enabled solutions help create a custom experience. But how do you define digital education? Today they equate to 19.5%.

Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future

eLearning 3.0

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was introduced in 2002, to better regulate financial practices within the corporate sector. Republished With Permission from GetDegrees.com. We know where the jobs are now… but where will they be ten years from now? Twenty? Some job descriptions will always be in need, but many others are evolving to fit the ever-changing course of technology and science. When the future of employment comes, will you be ready? Read on for some ideas of what to expect: HEALTH CARE. 1. Medical Roboticist. Genetic Counselor. Respiratory Therapist. Bioinformatician. Massage Therapist.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar

Learning Visions

Monday, July 13, 2009 Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. For example there have been over 60 new versions of the Blackberry since its launch in 2002, that’s one every 5 weeks. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ▼ July (5) Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up? The learning has got to get to the point, quickly.

The Birth of Gamification (History of Gamification Pt.2)

Growth Engineering

2002 – ‘Gamification’ is born. 2009 – Gamification: here, there and everywhere. 2009 saw the launch of Foursquare , an app allowing users to search for and discover new places. Last week we took you back to a strange time. It was a time when games were games, and work was work and we were just starting to see the potential of combining the two. Gamification history

The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model

Learning Wire

Berings, Poell, & Simons, 2008; Eraut, 2007; Van der Heijden, Boon, Van der Klink & Meijs, 2009). L&D plays an essential role in increasing employees’ competences. 2002; Saks, 2006). 2009) found a positive relationship between learning in organizations and job satisfaction. 2002) and thereby improving its financial performance. 2014). 2012). 2001).

Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar

Learning Visions

Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. For example there have been over 60 new versions of the Blackberry since its launch in 2002, that’s one every 5 weeks. Product knowledge training creates major challenge for organizations, including: Keeping content up to date: products change rapidly. Keeping it short and focused: sales people who need product knowledge information work in challenging, fast paced and often noisy retail environments. The learning has got to get to the point, quickly.

Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Is there some historical background here that I'm missing, like computers in the UK didn't have speakers until 2002 so they never bothered? What's your take on using audio in eLearning? For or against? Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think it's broken if you don't? This has happened to me!) We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance.

LMS/CMS as Personal Learning environment?

In the Middle of the Curve

Doug Holton, in a recent post, pointed to a 2002 Educause article on this exact topic. Less focus on information dissemination,knowledge management and more focus on facilitating personal learning environment development for students. - Sue Hixon (aka @EvilSue - thanks for IDing yourself!!!!!) Ah yes, an issue that has dogged the instructional technology community for years. First, we would want to list every tool that should be in that environment. Then - find ways to make it easy to share stuff created using other tools outside the environment (something my LMS does not have).

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Is there some historical background here that Im missing, like computers in the UK didnt have speakers until 2002 so they never bothered? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Whats your take on using audio in eLearning? For or against? This has happened to me!)

Another Example of the Bogus Percentages. Now by Qube Learning.

Will at Work Learning

Below is another example of the misuse of the now-infamous bogus percentages by a speaker at a prominent international conference in the workplace learning field, this time in an online session in January 2009. have documented this problem starting in 2002. The following posts illustrate this problem. Original Post (Read this First):  People remember 10%, 20%.Oh Really? It's okay.

Can the #MOOC format respond to the educational challenges #altc2013?

Ignatia Webs

Theory focusing on some of the contemporary tensions in contemporary education Local versus global : termed by Wellman (2002) as glocalization in relation to the overlapping spheres of society, technology , and the World Wide Web. If you want to you can join us at 11.45 on Tuesday 10 September 2013 in session 342, right after the keynotes. For a full time schedule, look here. 87-88). 2011).

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Current context since 2002. “…occurring at the most minute of levels…minutes or seconds of time.&# Hug & Friesen, 2009. These are my live blogged notes from Janet Clarey’s LearnTrends session on Microlearning. My side comments are in italics. Official description: Microlearning: Beyond Learning Objects and Just-in-time Performance Support. The need and pressure to learn continually, coupled with limited time available to learn, make new digital media viable for professional development. What is microlearning? No single definition. Learning objects are.

Creds to the Classroom Trainers

eLearning Cyclops

So, I have returned to the classroom to teach online professional networking, which has a focus on using LinkedIn.  I am not new to teaching face-to-face classes, but I have not done it on a consistent basis since 2002. Since the announcement of my bank's acquisition my e-learning projects have been cancelled. Here are some of the great things about being in the classroom that either we do not have the advantage of in asynchronous e-learning or are at least a challenge for the e-learning designer. Meeting and knowing your audience (I mean literally meeting them).

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

Topics by Year By selecting 2009 , I've selected a subset of the content, but in this case it's basically content associated with this year. Year by Topic You can also go the other way to see things like selecting Twitter and you can see that the associated years are: 2009 2020 2008 2020? 2001 2002 2000 2003 2004 are associated years) virtual classroom – still current strategy – old flash – still current performance – old – not sure why – shouldn't this be a perennial topic? I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

The ripple effect

Learning with e's

Those involved in this dissemination can be producers as well as consumers of the content, but as James Slevin (2002) suggests, the basis is almost always dialogical in nature. 2002) The Internet and Society. 2009) The Wisdom of Crowds. However, we are also speaking to a vast, unknown audience and it is easy to get lost in the crowd. Adhikari is right of course. Rheingold, H.

Saluting a hero

Learning with e's

He was rewarded for his service to sport and his single-minded support for cancer charities with a knighthood in 2002. I was overawed when I walked out onto the terrace at St James Park that day. I took time out a few days ago while up in the North East to visit St James Park stadium, the home of Newcastle United, to pay my respects to Sir Bobby Robson. Well, mostly we don’t. In the U.S.

#IeL09 The Social Web and Learning

In the Middle of the Curve

Presentation: The Social Web and Learning - A Case Study Presenter: Robert Jordan, Penn State U ASTD State of the Industry - learner control Learner controlling own learning key Social Web - how people socialize, interact with each other through the Web - Shared interest 2 types of social web - People focus (Facebook, myspace) - Hobby focus (Flikr, photobucket for photography) How do I harness this to promote learning? Social Web aps (social networks, blogs, wikis, rss feeds, social bookmarking, multimedia and file sharing, podcasts, mashup networks. the ususal suspects.) Web 2.0

Create Autonomy in Gamification and Other Learning Environments

Kapp Notes

large body of research has indicated that absolute learner control in open instructional environment is both inefficient and ineffective (Merrill, 2009; Clark & Mayer, 2011). 2002) E-learning and the science of instruction: Proven guidelines for consumers and designers of multimedia learning. 2009) First principles of instruction. Clark & Mayer, 2011; Reeve et al.,

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Steve Howard

Search for: March 2009. M. T. W. T. F. S. S. December 2009. November 2009. September 2009. July 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. December 2002. November 2002. October 2002. About. Steve Howard’s eLearning ++ Blog. Thoughts, news, observations from a guy working in eLearning and obsessed by tech. 30 31.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Success in Manufacturing

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 31, 2006 e-Learning Success in Manufacturing This article is kind of old (from 2002), but provides insight into the successes achieved by one manufacturing organization. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. It made me think of a proposed project we have with a major auto manufacturing firm. Take the Survey! Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Can I, um, have your attention, please? eLearnin.

Hello world!

Steve Howard

Search for: January 2009. M. T. W. T. F. S. S. December 2009. November 2009. September 2009. July 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. December 2002. November 2002. October 2002. About. Steve Howard’s eLearning ++ Blog. Thoughts, news, observations from a guy working in eLearning and obsessed by tech.

Always connected

Learning with e's

It was Howard Rheingold (2002) who coined the term ‘smart mobs’ (a play on the word 'mobile' or mobile phone) to describe individuals who work collectively and intelligently toward a mutual goal without necessarily having met. 2002) Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution. This is a continuation of yesterday's post entitled: The digital tribe and the network nation. their vocabulary.

How to hide the playbar in Captivate 4 using Actions « Steve Howard’s eLearning Blog

Steve Howard

Home About Steve Howard’s eLearning ++ Blog Thoughts, news, observations from a guy working in eLearning and obsessed by tech Feeds: Posts Comments How to hide the playbar in Captivate 4 using Actions January 25, 2009 by stevehoward999 Information about using the new actions and variables features in Captivate 4 is a little sparse right now. Posted in Captivate , eLearning | 1 Comment One Response on May 21, 2009 at 03:30 | Reply Tim Watson Thank you! The question was asked on one of the Adobe forums, “How would you use Actions to turn off the paylbar in Captivate 4?”

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

That’s why the ten essays I excerpted for this post look back at the future from the vantage point of 2002.) I thought the opportunities for improvement in learning and improvement, fueled by mushrooming networks and exploiting services too cheap to measure, were going to drive businesses into a new era in record time. I was so optimistic, I even figured that Y2K would push for change in the right direction: By 2002, we’ll have Y2K behind us, with no financial meltdown or panic in the streets. The Information Era has arrived. The Machine Age is over. The rules have changed.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Complexity, Resilience, and the Need for Agility in Learning<br />Barnett (2002) highlighted that we now live in a world characterized by “super-complexity,” uncertainty, and change: “Work, communication, identity, self, knowing, and even life: the meaning of fundamental concepts are no longer clear in a world of change” (p. 9). That undoubtedly will raise numerous hackles. Educause.

Networked noughties 2000-2002

Learning with e's

In 2002 there was failure and success for digital TV. The last 10 years will be known as the networked decade. At the risk of sounding Churchillian : "Never before have people been able to communicate so quickly, and never before has so much information been available to so many people". We didn't need to wait too long. This series continues tomorrow with a review of the years 2003-2005.

CCK08: Socialization as information object

George Siemens

I finally got around to capturing a few thoughts on CCK08. I’ve posted an overview of the course (as well as an earlier rudimentary attempt from 2002) on my connectivism blog: Socialization as information objects. Now, to get ready for CCK09…

Adding Audio to Adobe Captivate

Take an e-Learning Break

According to Colvin Clark & Mayer (2002) there are six different "broadly applicable" media element guidelines to follow when undertaking e-learning instruction. There's a 3-part series in this blog along with a reminder of why we need to add audio in our elearning platforms. These guidelines are: The Multimedia Principle: Use words and graphics rather than words alone. The Contiguity Principle: Place corresponding words and graphics near each other The Modality Principle: Present words as audio narration rather than onscreen text. Check it out: [link

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (October 28, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0787960519 The E-Learning Handbook : Past Promises, Present Challenges by Saul Carliner and Patti Shank. Hardcover: 208 pages Publisher: Kogan Page; 1 edition (May 28, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0749453974 by Christopher Pappas M.B.A., Mayer. wibiya widget Simple template.

Blackboard Acquires ANGEL Learning - LMS Consolidation Continues

Learning on the Leading Edge

As we noted in the latest release of our industry study covering the LMS market, LMS and Learning Platforms 2009 , right now is a turbulent time for LMS providers. And in 2002 Blackboard bought another competing course-management system, called Prometheus, from George Washington University. Both companies' boards of directors as well as ANGEL Learning's shareholders have approved the transaction and closing is expected in May 2009. Check out our latest comprehensive study of the LMS market: LMS and Learning Platforms 2009. " Who else is left to compete?

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Blackboard Acquires ANGEL Learning - LMS Consolidation Continues

Learning on the Leading Edge

As we noted in the latest release of our industry study covering the LMS market, LMS and Learning Platforms 2009 , right now is a turbulent time for LMS providers. And in 2002 Blackboard bought another competing course-management system, called Prometheus, from George Washington University. Both companies' boards of directors as well as ANGEL Learning's shareholders have approved the transaction and closing is expected in May 2009. Check out our latest comprehensive study of the LMS market: LMS and Learning Platforms 2009. " Who else is left to compete?

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Blackboard Acquires ANGEL Learning - LMS Consolidation Continues

Learning on the Leading Edge

As we noted in the latest release of our industry study covering the LMS market, LMS and Learning Platforms 2009 , right now is a turbulent time for LMS providers. And in 2002 Blackboard bought another competing course-management system, called Prometheus, from George Washington University. Both companies' boards of directors as well as ANGEL Learning's shareholders have approved the transaction and closing is expected in May 2009. Check out our latest comprehensive study of the LMS market: LMS and Learning Platforms 2009. " Who else is left to compete?

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Blackboard Acquires ANGEL Learning - LMS Consolidation Continues

Learning on the Leading Edge

As we noted in the latest release of our industry study covering the LMS market, LMS and Learning Platforms 2009 , right now is a turbulent time for LMS providers. And in 2002 Blackboard bought another competing course-management system, called Prometheus, from George Washington University. Both companies' boards of directors as well as ANGEL Learning's shareholders have approved the transaction and closing is expected in May 2009. Check out our latest comprehensive study of the LMS market: LMS and Learning Platforms 2009. " Who else is left to compete?

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What is a Learning Technologist? (part 3)

Dont Waste Your Time

Below are two links to my previous efforts in defining some of my thoughts: What is a Learning Technologist (Aug 2009). 2002 Teaching and Learning in their Disciplinary Contexts: a conceptual analysis.  David Hopkins, Learning Technologist. Those of you who follow my blog, or follow me on Twitter ( @hopkinsdavid ), Academia.edu or LinkedIn , will know I continue to explore the role of Learning Technologists, and the discipline that is learning technology. What is a Learning Technologist (part 2)? Oct 2010). Managing Change: Response to Context. Browne, T. and Beetham, H. Parry, S.,

eLearning - Audio & Captivate, Blogging, Twitter, & the Brain

Big Dog, Little Dog

According to Colvin Clark & Mayer (2002) there are six different "broadly applicable" media element guidelines to follow when undertaking e-learning instruction. Adding Audio to Adobe Captivate - Michael Hanley in E-Learning Curve Blog. These guidelines are: The Multimedia Principle: Use words and graphics rather than words alone. Blogging Your Way Into A Job - Forbes. They Google you.