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Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

So here they are – a Top 100 Learning Game Resource list. Building Better Learning Games- Learning Visions, April 9, 2009. Marc Prensky – Twitch Speed, June 17, 2009. Using computer games in education- ThirdForce Blog, January 30, 2009. Digital games and learning gains (PDF), June 17, 2009. Army War College – digital game resources.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

Upside Learning

One of the travails of my paper writing (still continues) was that good web resources were quite hard to find, so be spared the ordeal, this is a good place to start. Using Mobile Technology to Enhance Students’ Educational Experiences. Mobile technologies and Learning. Mobile Learning Technologies and the Move towards ‘User-Led Education’. The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009. 2009 Horizon Report. Related posts: Top 100 Learning Game Resources Five Myths of Mobile Learning Mobile Learning in India.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. This entry was made because I was doing a presentation on the topics and I wanted to use my blog as the platform for presenting the information and as a "leave behind" resource so that the teachers could reference and find the games all in one place when they wanted to use them for the classroom. Resources for Researching Virtual Worlds.

Blending Learning with Social Technology Components

Upside Learning

A lot of companies today face a resource situation that’s not unique in this age. Related posts: How the Fastest Growing Companies are Using Social Media The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion Boomers Adopt Consumer Technology 20x Faster! Tags: Blended Learning Social Learning eLearning eLearning Development Blending Learning Social Technology Web 2.0

eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 - Upside Learning Blog

Upside Learning

As we knock on 2010’s doors, it’s a good time to look at what we did on this blog in 2009. We started this blog in March 2009 and in its 10 month existence has more than a 100 posts. Here’s a screen grab of tag cloud for our posts: Here is a list of some of the best posts of 2009: Top 20 Most Viewed Posts. Top 100 Learning Game Resources. StumbleUpon.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. The topic was roughly (surprise) New Technology for eLearning. So, what I thought I would do is go back and see what resources I could find some good resources that would help me and could be used by instructors be better prepared to teach online. So together, I’ve collected a bunch of resources pretty quickly. Still here are 60 great resources. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

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Effective virtual facilitation

E-Learning Provocateur

Not only does this initiate socialisation (see Stage 2), but it also checks that they know how to use the technology. The facilitator should also raise awareness of other resources that the participants can continue to use after the session. As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. The Model.

eLearning Templates – 20 Resources

Tony Karrer

Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts come through eLearning Learning that provide eLearning templates or toolkits or other kinds of interesting resources. eLearning Technology. And the list would be even better with help - see Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Observe the Supreme Court, Become President, Negotiate Peace with Online Games

Kapp Notes

Check out Supreme Decision The web site hosting the Supreme Decision called Our Courts has resources for teachers, a place for news items and another game called " Do I have a Right? " Teacher resources are available at the site (scroll to the bottom for a link.) Supreme Court Justices in the game Supreme Decision. In it, students can play a U.S. Read an article about the project.

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10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For the third time I was going through all my resources- files and bookmarks to find online icebreakers. This will loosen them up and cause a few to chuckle before embarking on a whole new way of thinking…using technology instead of paper and pen Source: Using online icebreakers to promote student/teacher interaction 4. 10 online icebreakers (the picture relates to number 10!):

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. What technology trends of 2009 have impacted online learning and will continue to do so in the coming year? Mobile Technologies. Netbooks.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Challenges to SMBs: resources, culture, loss of control of information, fear of loss of productivity/abuse, security. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. Find opportunities where social learning technologies will foster learning. Action Plan.

ELC 026: Looking Into The Future Of Instructional Technology

The eLearning Coach

Are you curious about the future of instructional technology and learning? make it a point to follow the trends and issues in our field—from the latest technologies to new research. Together, they produce the Trends & Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology and Learning Sciences Podcast. Ideas-articles-freebies-resources. Abbie Brown, Ph.D., Podcasts

Learning in 3D Book Information

Kapp Notes

DESCRIPTION: Learning in 3D provides a clear and cogent analysis of how emerging immersive technologies are changing the nature of business in general and the role of the learning function within the enterprise in particular. This book also offers an ideal resource for those responsible for teaching the next generation of learning on the Internet. TITLE: Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration READING LINE: How the Immersive Internet will shape the future of learning and work within the Enterprise.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. eLearning Technology. This is very hard.

30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

Upside Learning

The domain is itself constantly evolving with the advances in technology & tools and and a better & deeper understanding of how we learn’. The very nature of the domain, evolution of technology, and the changing role of instructional designers makes it difficult but essential to keep learning and quite simply, to keep up. eLearning Technology by Tony Karrer.

Four Ways Technology Is Changing How People Learn [Infographic]

SHIFT eLearning

Today, more than ever before, technology plays an important role in society. Because the arrival of technology, the learning environment is changing. Here are four ways technology is changing how people learn: 1) From Individual to Collaborative Learning. Technology is no longer a barrier to genuine interaction. Technology, then, becomes a tool for active learning.

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

This is nicely facilitated by Social Web technologies (e.g. While today user-created multimedia content is a commodity in learning environments, we need to have pedagogical strategies to show how to make the best use of the available technologies. Spector ( 2009 ) of Google Inc. To perform this analysis, it is first important to define the concept of semantic technologies.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki? Clive on Learning , April 13, 2007 Wikis: Ways to use them for a more Collaboration and Interaction - Dont Waste Your Time , August 28, 2009 Do wikis work for any topic? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. How about math?

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Five Myths of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

I’ll be the first to admit there is always an element of truth behind myths; but with the rate of technological change, quite a few of those ‘truths’ would seem like falsehoods today. Additionally, corporates across the world have taken to mobile technologies in a big way. However, if learners are distracted I’d rather blame the learning activities and content and not the technology or device itself. These factors contribute to increased technology availability and subsequent adoption. Given boring content, who wouldn’t be distracted?

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.

Resources for Researching Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Recently, a number of individuals have inquired about resources for virtual world research. Please add your own resources in the comments. Journal of Virtual World Research --Great resource. Articles The Effects of Gaming on Socializing, Social Behavior, and Making Friends EMERGING Technologies Center Nursing Education 2.0: Here are some valuable links. This journal has freely available PDF articles describing the vast amount of work being done in virtual worlds. Recently, the journal featured a number of articles on using virtual worlds in the field of Healthcare.

35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Have a background in education coupled with curiosity and a love/hate relationship with technology. Create an effective design within the constraints of a project regarding available technology, budget, time and human capital. Be a skilled advocate for learning, for the audience, and for an effective process in order to gain resources and influence decisions. Diana Ouelette.).

Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

July 1, 2009 to July 10, 2009. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009. mLearning; Tricks to using the iPod Touch in class - Don’t Waste Your Time , July 7, 2009. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. So many thoughts, so little time - Internet Time , July 6, 2009. Kapp Notes , July 9, 2009. eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009. Presentation: iTunes U - Don’t Waste Your Time , July 6, 2009. Learning Developments , July 2, 2009.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

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. Category: Collaborative Resources. Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Listing is alphabetical.). Audacity. Category: Podcasts. Dimdim.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. 28 Web Conference Training Tips - eLearning Weekly , July 10, 2009 Learning to use web conferencing technology is pretty easy, but there is a lot more to training via web conference than just putting on a headset, dialing up an audio-conferencing bridge, and logging onto the application. Moderation and safety - FreshNetworks , June 6, 2009 Why moderate ? eLearning Technology. Below are some helpful tips. It’s a guess why. Spot on, CogDog!

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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. Oy.Sometimes I just want to give IDs a big hug and remind us all that we are a critical lynchpin in the learning technologies value chain.we Or I ask them if theyve ever had to learn how to do something using technology. Or, from the biz side, we can say that we "maximize the value of investments in people and enterprise technologies". Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? Oh, I see."

13 More Tips to Help You Record Narration Like the Pros

Rapid eLearning

Those tips leaned more on the technology. I’ve been doing this stuff for years and it never fails that when you work with multimedia you put a strain on your computer’s resources which can impact your recording session. Other good resources and recommendations from the previous post’s comments section: How to Make the Most of Your Recorded Audio by Articulate MVP Spectre.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I wanted to collect together some of the resources I've found that can help you get more out of LinkedIn. Other Resources Linked Intelligence The Official LinkedIn Blog The Executive’s Guide to LinkedIn Networlding Alltop LinkedIn eLearning Technology. I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? Generally 50-70%. How many of you actively use LinkedIn? Generally down to 10%. Browse eLearning Content

Moodle: A fantastic tool for informal learning - and not just “e-learning”

Bottom-Line Performance

Our employees can now easily locate other resources inside the organization who can help them with a variety of things such as instructional design, Flash development, game design, simulations, etc. Tags: LMS/LCMS emerging trends and technologies e-learning informal learning Moodle Last week I hosted a webinar called “Come Moodle with Us: Straight Talk on Moodle as an LMS Solution.&# If you’d like a copy of our session slides - or a link to our Moodle site, please feel free to sownload my notes: moodle_08272009_sessionnotes. After Effects, Acrobat, CS4, etc).

Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources

Tony Karrer

We decided that it would make sense to bring those great resources into eLearning Learning and then use the automatic categorization, filtering and social signals capabilities of Browse My Stuff to have it surface some of the better content. You can find the results in his really great post: Top 100 Learning Game Resources Abhijit also committed to continuing to add to his list and to continue to add links to eLearning Games & eLearning Simulations on the eLearning Learning site. eLearning Technology. as part of his research. Thanks Abhijit! Browse eLearning Content

[from bwatwood] Learning with 'e's: e-Learning 3.0

Learning with e's

in 2005 , he tapped into the zeitgeist of emerging social technologies and theorised a number of possibilities. Four years on technology is moving ever more rapidly, and a reappraisal of learning within digital spaces is overdue. is all about mobile technologies. I'm excited by the future. It's something I have always looked forward to! I believe that e-Learning 3.0 If Web 1.0

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

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.

Here’s Why You Need an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

On one hand, a lot of the tips and tricks I share today come from having to work with no money or resources. What resources do you need? Technology: You don’t need to be a software engineer, but you should know the essence of the technologies and how they work. A few weeks ago I announced a job opening. They tended to fall into one of two camps. Opportunities exist.