Spending Some Time At Penn State to Learn about Games and Social Media
OCTOBER 21, 2009
Next, I returned to learn about the use of Social Media across the Penn State Campus and the development of Penn State's Educational Gaming Commons area. Cole has been pioneering innovate uses of social media in an educational setting for a long time. Beaver Stadium, home of Penn State Nittany Lions. The past few days, I have spent quite a bit of time at Penn State University.
10 Social Media Tools For Learning
The eLearning Coach
NOVEMBER 16, 2009
Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Elgg is an aggregate of many social media technologies in one platform. VoiceThread is a tool for having discussions around media, such as a presentation, video or image.
Compelling content requires some media chemistry
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 3, 2015
Media chemists know less is usually more Media consumers, especially learners, want the easy life. And all that requires a little media chemistry. There is a limited range of elements which make up all media formats. Media chemists do not throw all these elements into a test tube and heat them up. However, you do not need a media chemistry degree to sort it out.
Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief. This is also a journey back in time for me to trace my own learning pathway through the maze called social media.
The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion
OCTOBER 26, 2009
Interesting numbers about the Social media and mobile computing revolution, while we wont really vouch for the numbers, Gary goes to great lengths to provide sources and substantiation for the basis of his calculation. Regardless of what aspect of learning you’re interested in, you can be sure that learners are using mobile technology and social media, are you ready for it? In the workplace, a successful learning strategy must necessarily include elements of social media/tools and mobile learning because that’s what a lot of users need - tools to support social informal learning.
How to Train Corporate on Social Media: One Approach
Learning and Technology
DECEMBER 16, 2009
Mashable has noticed an interesting approach to training employees on using social media. The company, Telstra has put together a guide to social media and posted it online. Mashable has noticed an interesting approach to training employees on using social media. The company, Telstra has put together a guide to social media and posted it online.
Fall 2009 Corporate Advisory Event Starts Today
NOVEMBER 18, 2009
and social media solutions. Today marks the beginning of one of my favorite events of the year. Our annual Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) event. This is an event where students of instructional technology have a conference with professionals in the field where they can learn, exchange ideas and select students for jobs and internships. It is a great win-win event. This semester we have over 35 individuals representing 31 different companies including representatives from Kodak, KPMG, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Tyco Electronics, Vanguard, Northrop Grumman and others are in attendance.
Five media forms
Clive on Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2009
Media form Example learning technologies The role of content Narrative media Online articles and papers, slide shows, podcasts, online videos, software demos Content is the input Interactive media Scenarios, quizzes, games, e-tutorials Content is the input Communicative media Forums, virtual classrooms, email Content is an output Adaptive media Simulations, intelligent tutorials Content is the input Productive media Wikis, blogs, text and media editors Content is an output I’m not sure yet whether all this has moved things along, but at least I have got it out of my system
How not to do social media
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Grace was busting social media myths when she mentioned a brand that piqued my interest: Bubble O’ Bill. In 2009, customer Nick Getley liked the brand so much he created a Bubble O’ Bill page on Facebook that – at the time of writing – has 844,276 fans! You approached social media in the spirit that was intended, and now you are reaping the rewards.
Four C’s of digital media
Learning and Working on the Web
AUGUST 13, 2009
Gaurav Mishra wrote a guest blog post at Beth Kanter’s blog, on the 4 C’s of social media , complete with explanations and possible uses of this framework: Content. His rationale for the framework: If you are a journalist, analyst or academic in the business of understanding social media initiatives, you’ll find the 4Cs Framework really useful. Collaboration. Community.
Social Media Revolution
AUGUST 17, 2009
96% of them have joined a social network Social Media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity on the Web 1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met via social media Always love to see this. Great video similar to Did You Know? Here are some of the stats from the video: By 2010 Gen Y will outnumber Baby Boomers….96% Pretty amazing stuff. eLearning Technology.
Social Media Libraries for Flash
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well. Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. right into their courses and LMS. This is just one example. libraries.
Workplace learning in 10 years
MARCH 24, 2009
The shift towards constructivism and connectivism will demand organisation-wide collaboration and peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, facilitated by blogs, wikis, discussion forums and other online media. To answer this question, I’ve organised my own two cents’ worth under six major banners… 1. Learning development should be no different. Learning will be fully networked.
Conflicting personas: social media as an ‘AND’ role (initially titled ‘AND’ job which is entirely inappropriate, even for this blog)
DECEMBER 29, 2009
It is hard for traditional media to vet information coming from the public in a form they’ve never seen. “The belief that “social media only feeds our national self-obsession and that the often-used phrase “online community is, in fact, an oxymoron. ( from here ). Tags: Brandon Hall persona Social Media Out of context stuff. Poor partygirl99.
Personality type and a learner’s success with social media
JUNE 23, 2009
I’ve been thinking about a possible link between a specific personality type (introvert) and social media success for several months and what it means for learning in the workplace. (I haven’t done any significant research on this topic yet.). I can’t synthesize this provocative older post from Venkatesh Rao but his insight was this: …the word “social” in the term “social media” represents the ultimate in misleading advertising, and is responsible for many failures and a lot of disenchantment, especially within the enterprise.
Irish Learning Alliance Visit
MARCH 28, 2009
taken with my iPhone) In addition to hanging out on the train and in New York with a great group of folks who are really doing some forward thinking about online learning, virtual worlds and knowledge media, I also was able to hear the the Prime Minister of Ireland, Brian Cowen speak. Tom, Michelle & Dave take a break from at the ILA learning session.(taken One of my most authentic St.
Webinars: Past, Present and Future
DECEMBER 15, 2009
The webinar begins on December 17, 2009, at 2 p.m. Our online panel of content vendors and elearning bloggers will riff about the ways learning management technology, mobile applications and social media is already shaping (and will likely affect) the elearning content you'll buy next year. Here are links to webinars past, present and future.not quite a Christmas Carol but.
Apple Keynote.no.not that one
JANUARY 8, 2009
Yes, I am in San Francisco and yes I am at a conference where a representative from Apple is the Keynote speaker but no.it's not Macworld. I am at the Winter 2009 ICT Educator conference. They consume, on average, 20 hours of media a day--they do that in 7 hours--so, on average, they are looking at media from 3 different sources at a time. Four types of people who are learners.
Upcoming Webinar: The Future of eLearning Content
DECEMBER 14, 2009
The Webinar is called " Future of eLearning Content " and is scheduled for December 17, 2009, at 2 p.m. Our panel of experts will riff about the ways learning management technology, mobile applications and social media will shape the elearning content you buy. This Thursday I am on a great panel doing a webinar for Meridian Knowledge Solutions. hope you can join me and this exciting panel. Short Description If you’re responsible for buying or managing your organization's training content, don’t miss this free, 45-minute online discussion. Register today at: URL HERE.
2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning
The eLearning Coach
DECEMBER 27, 2009
What technology trends of 2009 have impacted online learning and will continue to do so in the coming year? Steaming media services, like Amazon S3, make it easy to store and deliver large media files. Social Media. Social media technologies are exploding, providing an array of offerings for learning online. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.
Seeking Some Assistance and Advice
DECEMBER 3, 2009
One idea is the blog book tour but.we am looking for more ideas other social media, physical media or other channels. As you may know in January 2010 (around the 19th or so) my new book co-authored with Tony O'Driscoll is being published. The book, Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration is about using 3D virtual immersive environments for learning and collaboration. Learn more about the book here. Leveraging the "wisdom of crowds" we am seeking your input and ideas on how to conduct a viral marketing campaign for the book.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design
MAY 6, 2009
Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ► June (6) ▼ May (10) Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2 iPhone and the End of All Boundaries eLearning on Alltop eLearning Brand Name Recognition? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.
How the Fastest Growing Companies are Using Social Media
NOVEMBER 30, 2009
A study conducted by the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on the Inc 500 (a list of fastest growing companies in US) reveals interesting trends on usage of Social Media. The 148 companies who responded were asked the same detailed questions concerning their usage and measurement of social media that were asked of the Inc.
Policies for Staff use of Social Media and Social Networks
Dont Waste Your Time
JUNE 9, 2010
Does your employer / Institution have a policy for the accepted use, by staff, for how they can use Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare, YouTube, WordPress, etc)? Here a are a few I found; DePaul University – Social Media Guidelines: Social Media Working Group. SAP - Social Media Guidelines 2009. Related posts: Presentation: ROI of Social Media.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games
APRIL 9, 2009
Thursday, April 09, 2009 Building Better Learning Games Interested in building casual games for your learners? Read on for notes from a webinar today, April 9, 2009: Building Better Learning Games: Leveraging Game Design and User Testing for Results Our hosts today: Enspire Learning (Ben Katz) Doorways to Dreams D2D -- financial entertainment. Focus on casual video games. Assessment.
Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009
JUNE 4, 2009
We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. have picked up most of my knowledge about social media from here. 4. Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools. Her site, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies , has some wonderful resources on learning tools, social learning, and more. If you’ve not yet visited this website, I strongly recommend you do. So here’s a list of our favorite tools for creating custom content for clients: 1. Our team just loves it. 3.
Six Social Media Trends
NOVEMBER 13, 2009
Trawling through my feeds earlier this weeks I came across this link-up post by Ricard Nantel over at the Workplace Learning Blog pointing to a blog post on Harvard Business Publishing about six social media trends. Social media begins to look less social. 2. Your company will have a social media policy (and it might actually be enforced). 5. Mobile becomes a social media lifeline. 6. We’ve always maintained that social media will play an increasing role in organizations, and that’ll happen in various domains not just learning. Worth a quick recount: 1.
Welcome Camtasia Relay 1.2!
OCTOBER 7, 2009
Camtasia Relay makes it easy for instructors and presenters to record live lectures, training or presentations on a Mac or PC and publish the videos automatically in multiple formats (for Web and portable media devices). Support for Snow Leopard and Windows 7 operating systems * The addition of publishing using WebDAV opens access to more media servers such as Microsoft Sharepoint.
Posts that Influenced Me in 2009
JANUARY 1, 2010
That pondering took me back to all the blog posts by various bloggers that have most influenced my thought process and my posts in 2009. Understanding Homophily on the Web (Bamboo Project: this blog was also my discovery of 2009) What did I learn: The Internet encourages the coming together of like minds. But, I had not planned for it. What is Informal Learning? and Cynefin 13.
eLearning Conferences 2010
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
December 2009 December 1-4, 2009 New Zealand Association for Research in Education , Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Louis, Missouri, USA. and Web 3.0
The Big Question - What I Learned About Learning in 2009
DECEMBER 30, 2009
What did you learn about Learning in 2009? think my learning for 2009 was focused around three primary areas; this obviously derives from my focus on innovation in elearning and is biased, but here goes. Mobile Technologies – 2009 was the year that mobile technologies have exploded on the scene. The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion. Six Social Media Trends. 2.
Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
Hmmm… One last thought … I recently presented to a group of professional speakers about the use of social media. However, because of the dramatically different characteristics of Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences and because of the narrowing gap between face-to-face and online presentations – we will see a shift towards more online conferences such as LearnTrends 2009. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur.
Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
OCTOBER 20, 2009
October 9, 2009 to October 16, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Saturday, October 24, 2009. Monday, October 26, 2009. Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Mentoring vs. Training — Why Social Networking Isn’t Enough - aLearning , October 13, 2009. Open Source E-Learning Development 5: Media Capture - The E-Learning Curve , October 14, 2009.
Screencast of the Week - Fighting Hunger, Editing By Candlelight and WFP
JUNE 21, 2009
She teaches Nonprofits to effectively use technology and social media. When Beth Kanter talks, I listen! Beth is wonderful for so many reasons. Beth is very innovative and is a rock star in the Nonprofit world. She also happens to be a Camtasia Studio user. :-). Beth caught my eye the other day when she posted this on Twitter : . What a cool use of Camtasia Studio!
Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
August 21, 2009 to August 28, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 04, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 11, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Monday, September 14, 2009. Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs - eLearning Technology , August 24, 2009. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink? Electronic Papyrus , August 25, 2009. Tackling a New Captivate Project - In the Middle of the Curve , August 21, 2009. How? <!–(
Social Media And Learning
The eLearning Coach
NOVEMBER 12, 2009
In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: From a cognitive perspective, how does learning through social media differ from structured and self-paced eLearning? Post from: The eLearning Coach Social Media And Learning.
Webinar Blackboard Slides - Weekly Best of eLearning Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
AUGUST 3, 2009
Week of July 24, 2009 to July 31, 2009. Proven tips in custom course development , Tuesday, August 04, 2009. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers , Thursday, August 06, 2009. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning, Thursday, August 06, 2009. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center, Friday, August 07, 2009. Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging E-Learning With Power Point , Monday, August 10, 2009. The e-learning skills gap - Clive on Learning , July 24, 2009. Blogger in Middle-earth , July 31, 2009.