Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Jive offers users the ability to customizetheir two activity streams--one stream reflects everything the user is Following on the platform and thisincludes people, places and content. Trackedcontent, people or places are deemed to be of greater relevance to the user andall activities and communication in these get captured in a separate streamcalled What Matters: Communication along with @ mentions and direct messages to the user. As is wont to happen withactivity streams, content quickly moves below the fold and runs the risk ofgetting overlooked.
Facebook’s New Streaming Service: What You Need to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
There has been a lot of buzz within and outside of the tech community about live streaming. From Snapchat’s debut in 2011 to Twitter’s ugly war with Meerkat and its later acquisition of the streaming service, Periscope , Facebook is now tentatively entering the live streaming market. What does this mean for existing streaming apps? Celebrity Involvement. Left business
Why you want to put the activity first
AUGUST 19, 2013
The material feels like a stream of activities, not pages of information followed by one lonely memory check. Have you had any success designing material that puts the activities first? Let’s say we’re designing a course that will help widget sales people overcome buyers’ objections. How do you think most training designers would approach this?
In defense of the stream.
DECEMBER 18, 2013
To begin with the ironic - I follow Sameer on Twitter and value that information but yes, I could live without his tweets :-) I could also live without knowing when each and every one of colleagues has a birthday but there is value there though in terms of providing context about the people you work with. I''ll try to focus on the stream though. . I don''t think the manner in which the information coming to you is actually very new. My Inbox can be a stream - at times its been a river, or a firehose. So why do I like the activity stream better?
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
ongoing stream of small ones. stream of data In part 2 of this guide, we explore this roadmap. the program including live group activities (which we. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as.
Field guide to action-mapped materials
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
” It feels like a stream of activities, not a presentation interrupted by an occasional quiz. You’re plunged into an interesting activity, not first “prepared” with an information dump. To see how action mapping changes our approach to design and creates a different type of activity, you might read this PDF excerpt from my upcoming book.
The Learning Flow and the User Experience
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
In my last post I described the concept of a Learning Flow as a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities, and explained how this new learning framework lies between the instructionally designed course and the unstructured knowledge sharing of teams, groups and communities that takes place in public activity streams and enterprise social networks. [.].
Opening Pandora's box
Learning with e's
APRIL 17, 2012
Those of us who frequently present at conferences also expose ourselves to live video streaming for hidden audiences worldwide. Others are ambivalent. A few, myself included actively encourage the recording, sharing and broadcasting of our lectures. video education teaching lecture capture learning Twitter live streaming live bloggingThen along came technology.
See You at TechKnowledge 2012
JANUARY 20, 2012
Uncategorized 508 accessibility activity streams conferences gamification html5 storyline techknowledgeNext week, Diane and I (and over a thousand other learning and development professionals) converge in Las Vegas for one of ASTD’s largest annual conferences: TechKnowledge. As part of this year’s conference planning team, I’m moderating a couple of TK Chats. TK Chats debuted at TechKnowledge last year and were a great success; they are fairly short, informal, moderated panels on some of the hot topics in our industry right now. Registration is already open here.
(3) Three Types of Learning Flow
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
In previous posts in this series I talked about the concept of a Learning Flow, as a continuous stream of social micro-learning activities, and explained how the user experience differs from being on a course or learning from the unstructured knowledge sharing in activity streams. In this post I want to take a look at [.]. Social learning
Role of Video Conferencing in Education
DECEMBER 2, 2013
It should come as no surprise then that the use of live-streaming video is gaining popularity within online learning settings in education. The findings from this survey confirm what many of us would probably guess about the use of live-streaming video in education: it plays a critical role, and that role is growing in importance. But Why Live-Stream?
One Step Behind
AUGUST 19, 2011
Streaming to your Television. If there was ever a technology that is emerging and continues to do is – its streaming. I’m not talking about viewing online streaming video, I am talking about actually viewing video or whatever on your television. Take a look at the tabletop boxes that exist today in the space of streaming from the net to your television, and you shouldn’t be surprised on the players (no pun attended) that see this as the next big thing. Use this powerhouse and stream it to a television or mobile device. It was revoluntary.
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Coupled with tools that support learning streams, personal learning could be boosted. So tools like Axonify, Anders Pink, and EdCast all have varying models about making knowledge available and streaming bits and pieces over time. They’re pull as well, but for one definition of microlearning (that of streaming small bits over time to develop, e.g. slow learning), they could be a valuable part of personal development. For each type of learning activity, there could be support for doing that well, including setting and reviewing learning paths. And our success.
Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements
OCTOBER 4, 2016
The event stream is ordered and, in some cases, will contain additional data to assist with the parsing of the events. Upon completion of any activity on the mLevel platform, this JSON file is sent over to the platform and is prepared for processing through the various event-state engines to provide analytics. which are represented by the gameEventType. Quick Overview of xAPI.
7 key elements of an engaging learning flow
JULY 26, 2016
So, before we find out about the key elements, let us understand what is a ‘Learning Flow’ A Learning Flow is a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities – accessible from the web and mobile devices. activities – that involve reading (watching or listening to) something and doing something. Hart, 2014). continuous – that are ongoing (i.e.
UW Distance Ed Conference moves towards eLearning cross-over activities
JULY 23, 2010
Also Think Tank sessions and a Closing Panel will be held to consider the decade ahead for distance education. o The Closing Panel will be one of the events streamed live for the first virtual conference participants who will be attending this year. The University of Wisconsin has been holding an annual distance education conference over the past 25 years. via technology.
Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
Interactive video laser disks were quickly replaced first by VHS and Beta videotape and now by videos that can be shot and edited via a smartphone and streamed via the web. Simply put, microlearning is learning that is organized into small components or activities, typically about five minutes in length. Microlearning Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. Intranets. Mobile.
(5) Integrating the Learning Flow in the Workflow
MARCH 18, 2014
In previous posts I have explained how a Learning Flow is a continuous steady stream of social-micro-learning activities how the three main types of Learning Flow: (a) daily news flow; (2) themed flow and (3) circular flow can be used within education, for professional [.]. This is the fifth post in my series about Learning Flows. Social learning
On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API
Your Training Edge
JUNE 26, 2014
Tin Can is an API specifically for learning activities. You are probably already familiar with the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM, which is a specification that allows learning management systems (LMSs) to track e-learning user activities. This is where Tin Can comes in: this API can track learning activities no matter where they take place. What is Tin Can?
(4) The role of the Guide in a Learning Flow
MARCH 7, 2014
In the first post I discussed the concept of a Learning Flow – as a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities, in the second I talked about the user experience and in the third I considered three types of Learning [.]. This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about the Learning Flow. Social learning
Definition of MicroLearning
Will at Work Learning
JANUARY 13, 2017
Microlearning involves the use of: “Relatively short engagements in learning-related activities—typically ranging from a few seconds up to 20 minutes (or up to an hour in some cases)—that may provide any combination of content presentation, review, practice, reflection, behavioral prompting, performance support, goal reminding, persuasive messaging, task assignments, social interaction, diagnosis, coaching, management interaction, or other learning-related methodologies.”. . I've looked for a good definition of microlearning, but because I couldn't find one, I've created my own.
What the Tin Can API Means for Your Online Training Course
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Tin Can tracks learning experiences, or any activity by the learner. In the e-Learning world, these learning experiences include mobile learning, informal learning, social learning activities, simulations and games. Activity Streams are a format for capturing activity on social networks. One example of Activity Streams is the news feed on Facebook.
Tin Can API: A Must for Blended Learning
APRIL 10, 2015
It provides a simple interface on devices like smartphones, tablets and computers to capture the streams of activities that learners undertake by converting them into simple statements. Employees are self-motivated to pursue a more diverse set of learning activities, knowing that all those activities are going to be recognized and acknowledged on their social-professional circle.
Boost your L&D visibility & credibility – The Annual Learning Report
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
1996) state, the model only focuses on face-to-face training, neglecting other L&D activities as for example informal learning. Assuming that the LPM- model better fits to contemporary L&D activities, this article continues answering the question how to demonstrate the added value of learning and development with credible metrics. ROI is not always the answer. 1998). 1996).
SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 10, 2015
xAPI appears to be a huge leap forward in tracking the whole gamut of learning experiences from formal training programs to informal, social, and mobile activities. Steve Foreman, in an article for Learning Solutions Magazine , describes XAPI this way: The xAPI operates based on activity streams, a model that uses software to track things people do. image from Pixabay ].
The Corporate Training Predictions You Need to Know for 2017
DECEMBER 16, 2016
The industry made some advances moving to the cloud and keeping pace with main stream use of tech, but there is room to grow. There Training activities should communicate with other systems, not be owned by them. Live Video Streaming. Most of our industry is still oblivious to the amazing live streaming capabilities the internet now contains. Ah yes. I'm all in on 2017!
BuddyPress Add-On Now Available!
JUNE 30, 2015
Course activity gets streamed into the group feed (optional). BuddyPress Activity. Activity is one of the core features of BuddyPress, allowing users to interact with each other in real-time. When a course is tied to a group, course actions are optionally added to the group’s activity stream. Add-On Features. BuddyPress Groups. User completes a course.
Why Your Employees Get Frustrated With eLearning (and How to Fix It!)
JANUARY 7, 2016
People enjoy learning more when they can actively use their imaginations to engage with the concepts being taught. Sitting through lectures, videos, and PowerPoint presentations that do nothing but unload an endless stream of dry facts on a passive listener is not likely to encourage any kind of long-term learning. flat introduction that fails to hook their attention.
Building the Next Generation of SCORM
APRIL 11, 2012
While project Tin Can has been championed by Rustici software for years now, it is speeding up activity to produce a 1.0 Content that uses this API will report simple activity statements in the form of: I Did This. These activities are captured by a Learning Record Store (LRS). It will collect activity streams similar to the way social media applications track activity streams. It has challenges including security/privacy complexity, verb and activity definitions, and reporting complexities in the LRS. by Jonathan Shoaf. with 5. API SCOR
Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
But an ESN also provides an ideal technological environment to host more formal social learning activities – in this way individuals can learn with and from one another in the very same way (and platform) that they do for working. This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. Social learning
5 Reasons to Implement E-Learning
JANUARY 11, 2013
Not only is it costly to run such programs, but many organisations can’t afford staff to be away from clients and other business activities for that length of time. Revenue stream. Some training companies and not-for-profit organisations look to develop e-learning as a revenue stream. Build staff productivity. Build efficiencies in staff development. Learning options -.
Wearable Computing Technology In Learning
APRIL 23, 2013
Maintenance Activities with Wearable Computers as Training and Performance Aids, by David Liu, The University of Queensland ( PDF automatic download ). ‘Real Sharing’ – (life streaming becomes real, searchable, sharable streams of data BIG data becomes real). Then there will be devices watching your activities in real-time ( devices like Nike Fuel ).
Twiitering = learning?
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
OCTOBER 11, 2011
used a Dutch article about various learning theories : ontwikkeling van leren in organisaties by Keursten to look at what the various thought streams might think about twitter: Behaviorism: learning is equivalent to influencing and changing behaviour. Within this thought stream twitter is more interesting. Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning.
From Courses to Micro-Learning
MARCH 5, 2014
Wikipedia describes micro-learning thus: Micro-learning can also be understood as a process of subsequent, "short" learning activities, i.e. learning through interaction with micro-content objects in small timeframes. Micro-learning , micro-content, Learning Flows , and mlearning are some the current and upcoming trends in the world of learning and development. The future reflected the past.
Democratization of Learning at Accenture: Learning Boards
ATD Learning Technologies
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Typically a learning board is a collection of up to 15 activities (such as YouTube videos, whitepapers, TED talks, articles, and self-assessment quizzes) organized around a learning theme, usually a skill. Design Thinking in Practice (6 activities). Design Changes Everything (12 activities). “We bring technology in purposefully, and then we take it out. &rdquo
Introducing Knowledge Direct NOW
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Up to 250 active users. The International Society of Appraisers transformed a classroom course into an online course creating a valuable new revenue stream. Is your membership growing or declining? Did you know that the #2 reason people join associations is for education? If you are looking for a member benefit that truly drives engagement and loyalty, why not offer eLearning, NOW?