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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.

Blending Learning with Social Technology Components

Upside Learning

A lot of companies today face a resource situation that’s not unique in this age. A few key individuals holding important technical and project management knowledge is quite common. Related posts: How the Fastest Growing Companies are Using Social Media The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion Boomers Adopt Consumer Technology 20x Faster! Web 2.0

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.

Free report durable Technology Enhanced Learning #Telearning

Ignatia Webs

The Beyond Prototypes report provides a UK-based in-depth examination of the processes of innovation in technology-enhanced learning (TEL) with a special emphasis on building online learning solutions that are durable. MEP took into account areas as diverse as curriculum development, teacher training, resource organisation and support. The focus is also on design-based research.

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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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. Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 - eLearning Learning Posts , December 7, 2009. Go Online!

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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? " as well as a list of other civics related games. Teacher resources are available at the site (scroll to the bottom for a link.) Supreme Court Justices in the game Supreme Decision.

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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.

Five Myths of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Quite a bit of back and forth about these myths - I’m taking the liberty of listing and describing the five that struck me as odd, and am attempting to debunk them to an extent. 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. 1. Additionally, corporates across the world have taken to mobile technologies in a big way. These factors contribute to increased technology availability and subsequent adoption. 4.

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

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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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!): 1.

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.

QR Codes: Learning Technology

Dont Waste Your Time

His presentation below, given the Plymouth eLearning Conference in 2009 explores the uses of QR Codes in education. It is a must-read for anyone looking for background or uses of this growing technology – while it may be a ‘fad’ at the moment, it has the potential to be so much more. QR codes as a learning technology. What can QR Codes do for education?

Intro to Educational Technology by Mike Sharples #EdTech

Ignatia Webs

A nice overview of early educational technology presented by Mike Sharples , the pedagogical lead of FutureLearn and longtime EdTech researcher. The focus of this talk is first on technology for education, followed by zooming in on the learning bit of the EdTech, and at the end a brief look at evaluating learning.

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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.

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!

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. 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. Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) by Robert J.

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.

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.).

The 100 Best Open Education Resources on the Web

eLearning 3.0 has release a comprehensive list ( The 100 Best Open Education Resources on the Web ) of some of the finest educational resources that are available for free via the web. I see a couple of my favorite sites on this list: MIT Open Courseware. Related posts: 100 Open Technology Courses You Should Have Taken in College | iTunesU. Education Needs to Be Turned on Its Head. Why Distance Education in a Rough Economy? Distance Ed Featured

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.

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.

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 Technologies2009 was the year that mobile technologies have exploded on the scene. Blending Learning with Social Technology Components. 3.

Top Learning Resources of 2009

Learn and Lead

2009 was a continuation of my journey of online self-learning. share with you the top learning resources from my PLE (personal learning environment) for the year 2009. Here are my top learning resources for the year 2009 (in no particular order): Twitter has been one of the most valuable learning tool for me this year. great resource to learn to transform your elearning using PowerPoint and Articulate. Clippings (Learning As Art) by Mark Oehlert Informal Learning Blog by Jay Cross Karl Kapp’s Kapp Notes is another great resource for learning in 3D.

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 are such a sensitive bunch!) Or I ask them if theyve ever had to learn how to do something using technology. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? Is it me?

13 More Tips to Help You Record Narration Like the Pros

Rapid eLearning

Those tips leaned more on the technology. Also, I recommend shutting down other applications that are not necessary at that moment. 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. 3. You don’t need to be a professional audio engineer to record narration.