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Brain Drain: The "Perfect Storm" of Unfilled IT Jobs

Kapp Notes

from 2005 (an all time high) 79 percent of IT workers work in IT-reliant companies (health care and financial services, industries enabled by IT but not focused on IT) From 2000 to 2004, the number of incoming US undergraduates planning to major in Computer Science dropped by 60%. San Francisco, CA. is a lovely place. Estimated 1.5 million that's 1.7 No talent.no

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Classroom v. Technology

In the Middle of the Curve

Communications of the ACM 47 , 5 (May 2004), pg 75-79. Table from Zhang,D., Zhao, J.l., Zhou, L., and Nunamaker Jr., Can e-learning replace classroom learning? Warning: the link may not work outside of an academic institution. read Stephen Downes' musings on the relative advantages of technology vs. the classroom with great interest. Many of my students don't feel the same way.

November (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 3rd December, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Harvard's Graduate School for Education used VU in the spring 2004 semester)." b) Forex Trader URL: [link] & [link] "With Forex Trader on your Windows? Sloan Foundation URL: [link] "Entering the Mainstream: The Quality and Extent of Online Education in the United States, 2003 and 2004 represents the second annual study of the state of online education in U.S. Welcome to the November issue of ELC ?Knowledge Knowledge Sharing? newsletter. Bowen President, The Andrew W.

November (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 3rd December, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Harvard's Graduate School for Education used VU in the spring 2004 semester)." b) Forex Trader URL: [link] & [link] "With Forex Trader on your Windows? Sloan Foundation URL: [link] "Entering the Mainstream: The Quality and Extent of Online Education in the United States, 2003 and 2004 represents the second annual study of the state of online education in U.S. Welcome to the November issue of ELC ?Knowledge Knowledge Sharing? newsletter. Bowen President, The Andrew W.

October (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 2nd November, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! All five had traveled to San Jose, California, in March 2004 for the Serious Games Summit at the annual Game Developers Conference. Welcome to the October issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing newsletter. This issue contains several excellent articles and research papers found from various online resources during October, including an article written by Dr. Kamal Kishore (previously with UNITAR) on how to Manage virtual teams in a Virtual University (Students? experience). Hicks, D., Lee, J.,

October (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 2nd November, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! All five had traveled to San Jose, California, in March 2004 for the Serious Games Summit at the annual Game Developers Conference. Welcome to the October issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing newsletter. This issue contains several excellent articles and research papers found from various online resources during October, including an article written by Dr. Kamal Kishore (previously with UNITAR) on how to Manage virtual teams in a Virtual University (Students? experience). Hicks, D., Lee, J.,

December (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

In this Issue: UNITAR Breeze Showcase Samples Ericsson Mobile Application Awards 2004 Winners Guidelines for Establishing Interactivity in Online Courses Phoenix University Simulation showcase samples Virtual Trader (UK's free Stockmarket simulation game) Instant Messaging ? (Originally posted in ELC on the 7th January, 2005) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Welcome to the December issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter. We hope you find the resources we have selected useful, and if there is something you'd like to see in an upcoming issue, please let us know. nightmare!

December (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

In this Issue: UNITAR Breeze Showcase Samples Ericsson Mobile Application Awards 2004 Winners Guidelines for Establishing Interactivity in Online Courses Phoenix University Simulation showcase samples Virtual Trader (UK's free Stockmarket simulation game) Instant Messaging ? (Originally posted in ELC on the 7th January, 2005) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Welcome to the December issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter. We hope you find the resources we have selected useful, and if there is something you'd like to see in an upcoming issue, please let us know. nightmare!

International Conference of eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society (2004)

ZaidLearn

International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society Thailand's EXPO 2004 and e-learning conference opened with fireworks and entertainment, which included an official Inauguration speech by Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. million in 2004. Thwarted Innovation:, by Zemsky and Massey, 2004) Significant benefit from application of IT could only be achieved through the introduction of new business processes and not through evolutionary change to existing processes. 46 papers, including 8 keynote addresses were presented during this conference.

International Conference of eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society (2004)

ZaidLearn

International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society Thailand's EXPO 2004 and e-learning conference opened with fireworks and entertainment, which included an official Inauguration speech by Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. million in 2004. Thwarted Innovation:, by Zemsky and Massey, 2004) Significant benefit from application of IT could only be achieved through the introduction of new business processes and not through evolutionary change to existing processes. 46 papers, including 8 keynote addresses were presented during this conference.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Paper still beats electronic in 2007!

eLearning Acupuncture

Monday, January 15, 2007 Paper still beats electronic in 2007! Support Materials for using Wikis at a Distance Rewards and Challenges of Blogging Paper still beats electronic in 2007! skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Catchy title eh? Are educat.

eLearning Weekly » Converting from SCORM 1.2 to SCORM 2004

eLearning Weekly

Warren Buffett's MBA Talk Vs Evolution of Dance

ZaidLearn

With an estimated current net worth of around US$52 billion , he was ranked by Forbes as the second-richest person in the world as of September 2007, behind Bill Gates.more WARREN BUFFETT MBA TALK? The Buffett MBA Talk Part 1 has until now only got +38,000 views (since May 23, 2007), and that is more than any of the other 9 parts. Warren Edward Buffett (b. WHO CARES!

T+D - Untitled Article

T+D

The school will institute the project in phases, with eight degree programs coming online by fall 2004 and another eight online by 2007. First full "mirror" of university courses online. The Edupage email newsletter carried a blurb about the plan by the University of Illinois at Springfield to create a full "mirror" on the Internet of all 39 degree programs it offers. This appears to be the first time a university has done this. The remainder of the programs will be online by 2014. The Alfred P. The goal, the school says, is to keep online education in the mainstream.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

2004: Mozilla Firefox web browser released (the 2nd most popular current browser after Internet Explorer). 2004: Facebook launched. 2007: iPhone launched. Google dominates the battle for the search engine with 66.7 % of all searches that occur being via Google – and of students surveyed, 94% used Google or another search engine as an online reserach tool. 1962: J.C.R.

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Beneath the facade.

Learning with e's

Evidence from a number of sources has indicated that our conceptions of knowledge are indeed changing and that new and emerging technologies have a key role in the process (Guy, 2004; Lankshear and Knobel, 2006; Kop, 2007; Kress, 2009). 2004) Guess who''s coming to dinner? 2007) Blogs and wikis as disruptive technologies: Is it time for a new pedagogy? We all are.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

eLearning Acupuncture

Thursday, December 20, 2007 Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference I live in Canada and these days everywhere I look, I see snow. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. You might ask, what do I think about when Im shoveling? Where theres no snow!

e-Learning Acupuncture: Carnegie-Mellon Shares Its Stuff!

eLearning Acupuncture

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Carnegie-Mellon Shares Its Stuff! I’ve written before on this blog about science-based educational material available on the web that I have found useful. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. colleague of mine (merci Louise!)

e-Learning Acupuncture: TeacherTube!

eLearning Acupuncture

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 TeacherTube! skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Ok, we all know what YouTube is and today I learned about TeacherTube. Basically, its YouTube for education. Keep going. Add Post To: Email This BlogThis! Tremblay, M.Ed. Assess. & Res.

Weekly Discovery Wrap - October 26 (Episode 2)

ZaidLearn

But, Informal Learning is ADDICTIVE, Sharing Knowledge/Resources is ADDICTIVE (it started of as a habit change exercise in 2004!), The 118 July 2007 discoveries are excluded from this Top 15 list (Collection from my ELC days: 2004 - 2006). REFLECTION! Ramadan is over (Eid Mubarak to all Muslims reading this blog!), and I should be engrossed in writing my PhD proposal.

Weekly Discovery Wrap - October 26 (Episode 2)

ZaidLearn

But, Informal Learning is ADDICTIVE, Sharing Knowledge/Resources is ADDICTIVE (it started of as a habit change exercise in 2004!), The 118 July 2007 discoveries are excluded from this Top 15 list (Collection from my ELC days: 2004 - 2006). REFLECTION! Ramadan is over (Eid Mubarak to all Muslims reading this blog!), and I should be engrossed in writing my PhD proposal.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Free Images Databases (sorta!)

eLearning Acupuncture

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Free Images Databases (sorta!) skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Its no secret that I work for the Department of National Defence (DND) in Canada. As such, I am part of the Canadian Federal Government. copyright free! Tremblay, M.Ed.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Does Web 2.0 mean anything to you or your students?

eLearning Acupuncture

Thursday, February 15, 2007 Does Web 2.0 skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. mean anything to you or your students? Are you having trouble seeing how Web 2.0 ideas like Blogs, Wikis, Mashups, Social Bookmarking, and Podcasts relate to you or your students?

Reith Lectures (A Learning Experience Beyond the Textbook)

ZaidLearn

2005: The Triumph of Technology 2004: Climate of Fear 2003: The Emerging Mind 2002: A Question of Trust 2001: The End of Age 2000: Respect for the Earth 1999: Runaway World BBC is certainly a benchmark when it comes to quality content ! Link to Reith Lectures Reith Lectures explores interesting things about life. Great stuff! OER/FREE

Reith Lectures (A Learning Experience Beyond the Textbook)

ZaidLearn

2005: The Triumph of Technology 2004: Climate of Fear 2003: The Emerging Mind 2002: A Question of Trust 2001: The End of Age 2000: Respect for the Earth 1999: Runaway World BBC is certainly a benchmark when it comes to quality content ! Link to Reith Lectures Reith Lectures explores interesting things about life. Great stuff!

Out and About: SPBT Conference Presentation

Kapp Notes

Just got done with a presentation titled "Games and the Gamer Generation: Realities, Myths, Traits and Training. Are you ready to engage, empower and educate this generation?" for the Society of Pharmaceutical and Biotech Trainers. The presentation went well. used the Turning Point audience response system. Here are some examples. It wasn't. And, I got to meet in person fellow blogger Tom Crawford.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: You Go Girl

Kapp Notes

The computer game that held the number one position in the Children's PC chart from May 2004 until July 2006 was designed specifically for girls age six to eleven. Over at Learning Visions , Cammy Bean posted an entry titled Games for Girls… there she discusses the fact that it seems that girls aren't really gamers. game that has been a hit with older females is Nintendo's Nintendogs.

Clive's 33 Columns (Dummies Guide to e-Learning!)

ZaidLearn

This excellent free resource is " A compendium of 33 of Clive Shepherd’s columns on e-learning and blended learning, originally published between 2003 and 2007 in IT Training and Learning & Development magazines." Clive's Columns (pdf): [link] Clive's Blog: [link] WHAT? COPYRIGHT? This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works License. REFLECTION TIME!

Clive's 33 Columns (Dummies Guide to e-Learning!)

ZaidLearn

This excellent free resource is " A compendium of 33 of Clive Shepherd’s columns on e-learning and blended learning, originally published between 2003 and 2007 in IT Training and Learning & Development magazines." Clive's Columns (pdf): [link] Clive's Blog: [link] WHAT? COPYRIGHT? This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works License. REFLECTION TIME!

Warren Buffett's MBA Talk Vs Evolution of Dance

ZaidLearn

With an estimated current net worth of around US$52 billion , he was ranked by Forbes as the second-richest person in the world as of September 2007, behind Bill Gates.more WARREN BUFFETT MBA TALK? The Buffett MBA Talk Part 1 has until now only got +38,000 views (since May 23, 2007), and that is more than any of the other 9 parts. Warren Edward Buffett (b. WHO CARES! videos OER/FREE

e-Learning Acupuncture: Learning objects that work!

eLearning Acupuncture

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Learning objects that work! link] September 12, 2007 7:42 AM rlubensky said. September 12, 2007 8:10 AM Ramprekash said. Thank You October 27, 2007 9:46 PM Eric said. November 26, 2007 1:41 PM Eric said. Eric November 26, 2007 1:42 PM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Its no secret: I dont know everything!

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Eddies’ Edublogs Awards (Learning Repository!)

ZaidLearn

Importantly, we can also submit our nominations for 2007 (20 categories!). Whether they are deserved winners or not, you can discover a whole lot of juice by simply exploring the 2004 , 2005 and 2006 past champions (2007 soon, etc.). Link to Edublogs Awards WHAT? An annual event (4th) where the best education blogs of the year are decided by, well, you! So, if you are vain enough (or really good!) , I suppose you can submit your own blog (or others!). To be honest, I dumped my blog in the 'Best new blog' category for the fun of it! JUICE? teaching and learning OER/FREE

Eddies’ Edublogs Awards (Learning Repository!)

ZaidLearn

Importantly, we can also submit our nominations for 2007 (20 categories!). Whether they are deserved winners or not, you can discover a whole lot of juice by simply exploring the 2004 , 2005 and 2006 past champions (2007 soon, etc.). Link to Edublogs Awards WHAT? An annual event (4th) where the best education blogs of the year are decided by, well, you! So, if you are vain enough (or really good!) , I suppose you can submit your own blog (or others!). To be honest, I dumped my blog in the 'Best new blog' category for the fun of it! JUICE?

Edu2.0 - Free Hosted LMS (or VLE)

ZaidLearn

Interestingly, it targets to add at least 50,000 more resources by 2007 year end. Juicy ones ( Full List ): Surveys for quick online polls Webconferencing Integration with mobile phones SCORM 2004 3rd edition support Ability to brand your home page according to your organization/preferences Supercool features they don't want to reveal yet MASTERMIND? edu 2.0, Will edu 2.0 remain FREE?

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Edu2.0 - Free Hosted LMS (or VLE)

ZaidLearn

Interestingly, it targets to add at least 50,000 more resources by 2007 year end. Juicy ones ( Full List ): Surveys for quick online polls Webconferencing Integration with mobile phones SCORM 2004 3rd edition support Ability to brand your home page according to your organization/preferences Supercool features they don't want to reveal yet MASTERMIND? edu 2.0, Will edu 2.0 remain FREE?

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e-Learning Acupuncture: Engaging Interactions!

eLearning Acupuncture

Friday, September 07, 2007 Engaging Interactions! Karim [link] October 8, 2007 12:29 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. ► September (6) CCK08: 69 Learning Adventures in 6 Galaxies CCK08: Connectivism Concept Map ► August (3) ► July (1) ► June (4) ► May (1) ► April (2) ► March (3) ► February (5) ► January (1) ▼ 2007 (22) ► December (1) ► October (1) ▼ September (2) Learning objects that work! So have a look at this free resource. Enjoy.

The e-learning fieldbook

Clive on Learning

My postman was only too pleased to offload Nick van Dam's The e-Learning Fieldbook (McGraw-Hill, 2004) from his bag, because in hardback format and at 330 pages, it weighs a ton. This book is far too heavy to take with me on my travels, so I skimmed through it sitting on the sofa, looking only occasionally to check the score in the England v India cricket match. This is an excellent effort from Nick and some 30 of his colleagues at Deloitte Consulting and I can't understand why I haven't come across it before. What about the book?

ZaidLearn Reflects Blogging and 2008!

ZaidLearn

My knowledge sharing attitude is becoming a habit, which is something I have actually worked on since 2004. I am feeling some progress here, and if I try any harder I might just get fired :) What about connecting, learning from, and communicating with some of the great thinkers on online education? BLOGGING? Why did I get into blogging in the first place? want to be famous! instead?

ZaidLearn Reflects Blogging and 2008!

ZaidLearn

My knowledge sharing attitude is becoming a habit, which is something I have actually worked on since 2004. I am feeling some progress here, and if I try any harder I might just get fired :) What about connecting, learning from, and communicating with some of the great thinkers on online education? BLOGGING? Why did I get into blogging in the first place? want to be famous! instead?

e-Learning Acupuncture: Life by PowerPoint!

eLearning Acupuncture

Thursday, June 14, 2007 Life by PowerPoint! June 25, 2007 3:36 PM Evan said. September 4, 2007 8:46 PM Anonymoussaid. ► September (6) CCK08: 69 Learning Adventures in 6 Galaxies CCK08: Connectivism Concept Map ► August (3) ► July (1) ► June (4) ► May (1) ► April (2) ► March (3) ► February (5) ► January (1) ▼ 2007 (22) ► December (1) ► October (1) ► September (2) ► July (1) ▼ June (2) Free Images Databases (sorta!) Yup, its a clever expression and its also true. Cheers!

e-Learning Acupuncture: Habits of Mind

eLearning Acupuncture

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Habits of Mind My brother is a grade school teacher in Toronto. And the kids get pretty slick at identifying HOM that are important for them, and use these in goal setting June 2, 2007 12:03 AM Evan said. September 4, 2007 8:42 PM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. How do you feel personally about these 16 Habits of Mind? Which do not?

e-Learning Acupuncture: Definitions: Web-courses

eLearning Acupuncture

Monday, July 16, 2007 Definitions: Web-courses John Gedeon , an Educational Technologist from the University of the West Indies (Trinidad and Tobago), recently contacted me with a question about my opinion regarding the definitions for courses that have different degrees of web-involvement. July 18, 2007 7:37 PM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Web-enhanced F2F.

Hard Finding Good Developers / Designers

Tony Karrer

from 2005 (an all time high) 79 percent of IT workers work in IT-reliant companies (health care and financial services, industries enabled by IT but not focused on IT) From 2000 to 2004, the number of incoming US undergraduates planning to major in Computer Science dropped by 60%. I just saw a post by Karl Kapp that discusses the fact that there's a shortage of IT professionals. Some facts he cites: In September 2006, IT employment stood at 3,667,100 up 4.2% Estimated 1.5 We simply can't find people to fill positions. And off-shore is not always appropriate.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Is your online course interactive?

eLearning Acupuncture

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 Is your online course interactive? Karim [link] March 1, 2007 5:02 AM Eric said. Eric March 1, 2007 9:31 AM Anonymoussaid. hi eric i would like to thank you for your effort and excellent information actually Im doing my phD about interaction and e-learning and if you dont mind i will send you an email to discuss it further enas June 20, 2007 3:59 PM Eric said. Eric June 21, 2007 7:59 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. What do we mean by ‘interactive’ anyway?

e-Learning Acupuncture: Find files instantly with Google

eLearning Acupuncture

Friday, March 23, 2007 Find files instantly with Google I work in a military university that has a military computer network. link] April 20, 2007 6:24 AM Anonymoussaid. You can try this simple file and unprotected directory search engine (not only mp3), it is based on google co-op: [link] May 25, 2007 5:23 PM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. But I digress.

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