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?
Activity Steams: Splicing information and social relations
DECEMBER 19, 2010
Three trends are high on my list of “things to follow : data visualization, activity streams, and learning/knowledge analytics. Activity Streams: Splicing Information and Social Relations. Splicing information and social relations in activity streams is the next critical area for educators to develop capacity. Tags (on Delicious). Google Alerts.
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. activities for program managers, sponsors, and executives 13 Who is it for? the program including live group activities (which we. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. moving from traditional performance. happening now.
JANUARY 11, 2009
An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. For example, my FriendFeed pages show activity from this blog, the Internet Time Blog, my Flickr account, bookmarks I put on Delicious, and my entries from Twitter. Activity stream aggregators typically republish activities in reverse chronological order, independent of type of activity.
Blackboard T&L Conference, Dublin #BbTLC2014
Dont Waste Your Time
APRIL 24, 2014
The programme looks very comprehensive and has 6 streams in motion, which means it’s going to be very difficult to attend and cover all the sessions I want to attend – which means I’m going to have to be very selective about what, and who, I see. Next week is the 2014 Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference in Dublin. Wednesday, April 30. Keynote / Prof Stephen Heppell.
Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow model describes the concept of being so engaged in an activity, such as an online course, that you remain engaged for an extended period of time, completing modules, activities, and assessments without taking breaks. You begin to lose yourself in the activity and experience feelings of devotion, energy, and delight. Share this on Facebook.
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 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.
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.
Join the #moodlewish Twitter Stream!
MAY 6, 2010
Hopefully, the #moodlewish tag will provide an additional value added stream to Moodle developers and users around the world. Yes, I also have strong interest (and passion) for Moodle to work really well, as the University I am working in now, is using it a lot for e-learning activities. Click image to view the visualized #moodlewish story clearly PLEASE WISH UP! Annoying!), Lovely!
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.
Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success
Means: We have to have a way to provide an ongoing stream. capabilities and free my time for more strategic activities. 3. activity with the specific goal of improving. Extend the Learning Activities within each module provide. now fully integrated in all parts of the business, with active cohorts in every region. the program including live group activities (which we. From Performance Management. to Performance Development eGuide 2Part 2: A Roadmap. for Change In Part 1 of this eGuide, we explored the confluence. more real-time dynamic approach. Moving.
(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
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.
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.
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?
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.
How Twitter can be used for informal personal learning?
Dont Waste Your Time
JUNE 5, 2015
DH: A good bio ‘should’ include a real photo of you (although I hold my hand up and admit that I had an illustration, which looked nothing like me, for 5 years on many social media sites), link to your online ‘home’ (somewhere you are managing and collating all your network activity; blog, LinkedIn, About.Me, etc.), and a brief description of who you are or what you tweet about.
(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?
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.
(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
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.
Effective Employee Onboarding: What You Should Know
Voice of Clarity
JULY 6, 2015
Institutionalized socialization moves new employees through a series of instructor-led trainings and orientations, often with a cohort of other new hires, outside of the normal work stream. Much of this is done through the institutionalized or individualized approaches described above, but there are other methods for delivering this information for both passive and active learners.
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 ).
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 ].
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.
Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012
JUNE 21, 2012
Tin Can focuses on activity logging to create a personal learning stream which is beyond the boundaries of a learning system within an organization. LRS is the single, safe data store where a learner’s complete learning stream (all instances of activities logged) would be stored digitally. E.g. what activity on Facebook would constitute a learning activity?
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.
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
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
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 -.