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Spending Some Time At Penn State to Learn about Games and Social Media

Kapp Notes

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

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.

Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

December 1, 2009 to December 15, 2009. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. It’s Culture, Leadership and E2.0 … or fail - trainingwreck , December 13, 2009. Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 - eLearning Learning Posts , December 2, 2009. Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter - Adobe Captivate Blog , December 11, 2009. Dont Waste Your Time , December 10, 2009. Free-to-Use E-Learning Development 19: Techsmith Jing (Part 3) – Conclusions - The E-Learning Curve , December 8, 2009.

Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

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.

How not to do social media

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

Conflicting personas: social media as an ‘AND’ role (initially titled ‘AND’ job which is entirely inappropriate, even for this blog)

Janet Clarey

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

Janet Clarey

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

Kapp Notes

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.

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Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

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.

Webinars: Past, Present and Future

Kapp Notes

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

Kapp Notes

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

Kapp Notes

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.

Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

Seeking Some Assistance and Advice

Kapp Notes

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: Building Better Learning Games

Learning Visions

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.

Five media forms

Clive on Learning

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

The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion

Upside Learning

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.

Policies for Staff use of Social Media and Social Networks

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

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.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

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.

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

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? <!–(

Webinar Blackboard Slides - Weekly Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

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.

Six Social Media Trends

Upside Learning

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.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

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.

How to build a social learning culture

Lars is Learning

Resisting the rush to social media feels a bit like trying to push water back up a waterfall doesn't it? I was asked by Trainingzone to provide some tips for bringing the learning benefits to bear of social tools within an organisational context. All comments/feedback welcome. fairly futile exercise. Why is it so popular? Well, homo sapiens are a particularly social

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

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.

Knowledge Management in the age of Social Media

The Learning Generalist

While social media seems to have lowered the barrier for content creation and sharing considerably, there's a separate question about structure that we need to answer. I'm keen to learn how other social media/ business consultants are answering the structured KM question in their organisations. Sumeet Moghe, 2009. Search engines start throwing intelligent results for searches.

The Big Question - What I Learned About Learning in 2009

Upside Learning

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.

Welcome Camtasia Relay 1.2!

Visual Lounge

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.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

LinkedIn Basics Tips on using LinkedIn The Unofficial LinkedIn User's Guide for Executives and Professionals LinkedIn Tips 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account 20 Ways to Use LinkedIn Productively Making Your LinkedIn Business Network Pay Dividends Ten Etiquette Tips for LinkedIn LinkedIn Learning Center LinkedIn How-Tos The Social Media Starter Kit: LinkedIn How to Use LinkedIn 10 Part Series: Can LinkedIn Work for You? In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? Generally 50-70%.

[from catspyjamasnz] Learning with 'e's: Two fingered salute

Learning with e's

Paul Vaughan) Social media is killing the LMS star (Bryan Alexander) The VLE debate (Dan Stucke) Move to a more agile VLE (Jez Cope) Image source (From the movie Kes) Learning with 'e's by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. They stood facing each other across a muddy ploughed field.

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Screencast of the Week - Fighting Hunger, Editing By Candlelight and WFP

Visual Lounge

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!

Six Steps to Creating High Quality Video Training by Jeremy Vest

Learning Solutions Magazine

Tags: Asynchronous Development Strategies Getting Started Instructional Design Management Strategies Media

LMSs that kick ass - OutStart

Janet Clarey

By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and TrainingEdge.com, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. Their acquisition included the Participate team – a group with 12 years of social media experience dating back to the mid 90s. Rather we see social media platforms and LMSs as two distinct systems. Tags: Social Media LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass Another Friday and another LMS that kicks ass! Thanks Jeff!

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 9

Upside Learning

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo revealed that 40% of all tweets come from mobile devices, demonstrating mobile’s increasing importance to the social media. 6. Why Low Performing Schools Need Digital Media. Mobile Web, Native App Use Increases at Night. Meanwhile, more traditional types of communications attract increased attention during the day. 2. 40% of All Tweets Come From Mobile.

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

Platform Prod Management & Marketing, Element K about their social media capabilities. Here’s what she had to say: Q: What social media tools is Element K incorporating into their LMS? A: Sue Rodeman - We recently launched a suite of Collaborative Tools into KnowledgeHub – Element K’s Learning Management System. Tags: Social Media LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass Probably just three years ago, if you said Element K I would have immediately thought about off-the-shelf courseware. They announced this in October, 2008. Via email, I asked Sue Rodeman, VP., Generation21.