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Why are #IRRODL articles such a pleasure to read? New free issue

Ignatia Webs

There are numerous EdTech related journals out there, but whenever I read the abstracts of most new IRRODL issues , I am intrigued. Is it the mix between multiple EdTech options? I do not know, but it sure happened again this morning while strolling through the abstracts and respectively some of the articles of this new IRRODL issue. And I have another couple of articles ready for reading. Here is the full list of articles of the new issue, all articles freely available and in HTML PDF MP3 EPUB formats. Is it because I like the editors?

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new issue of free #mobile journal and Learning #Analytics newsletter

Ignatia Webs

Just sharing two new free options (one journal and one newsletter) that are filled with interesting articles on mobile learning (including a focus on lab experiments) and learning analytics (including a regional viewpoint). The Learning Analytics Community Exchange newsletter is out, addressing the latest learning analytics research projects and ongoing ideas from the LACE community. Pic, D.

free online #elearning research articles from JOLT

Ignatia Webs

The contents of the issue are listed below. In this issue you will find 12 articles concerned with various aspects of online learnin g and teaching. hope you will find several articles of interest, and that you will take the time to forward this notice to colleagues who might also be interested in JOLT. Pasting the whole set of articles below. always nice.

free BJET issue on #MOOC disrupting teaching & learning in #HigherEd

Ignatia Webs

The British Journal of Educational Technologies just published a Special Issue: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): ‘disrupting’ teaching and learning practices in higher education. The articles are freely available and have been brought together by the wonderful academics Dick N'Gambi and Vivienne Bozalek. The full set of articles with available html and pdf's can be found here.

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Let’s say Sue determines that her key issue is that she simply doesn’t know what a good set of expectations looks like. She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. achieve their goals by making sure their. Our experience.

Upcoming Webinars, Articles and Events

Kapp Notes

Also, you can read an article gleaned from this blog about Gamification at Learning Circuits. The article is In Defense of the Term “Gamification” as Used by Learning Professionals. PS My friend Connie Malamed also has a great feature article in that issue of Learning Circuits, Six Proven Ways to Use Examples and Non-Examples. And, if you haven’t had a chance to read my article Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer in Training Industry Quarterly , you’ll want to check that out! I am presenting a couple of Webinars in the near future.

Free special issue journal on #MOOC from JOLT

Ignatia Webs

In this issue you will find 12 peer-reviewed scholarly articles, nine of which comprise the much-awaited Special Issue on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), guest edited by Dr. George Siemens (Athabasca University), Dr. Valerie Irvine (University of Victoria), and Dr. Jillianne Code (University of Victoria). The remaining three articles are regular-issue articles relating to various aspects of online education. ** SPECIAL ISSUE ON MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES ** A Message from the MERLOT Executive Director: MOOCs, MERLOT, and Open Educational Services Gerard L.

A fantastic pedagogical issue of IRRODL free #research #eLearning #pedagogy

Ignatia Webs

It is truly international, actively working on research and location diversity, it is open and each issue offers a rich array of online learning relevant methods and cases. When I saw the synopsis of this first 2016 issue, it got me all excited just at a glance! So, putting aside some reading time, to get through this 12 research articles (get ready for a glimpse of African, Mongolian; Philippine online education adoptions and insights) and one shared bit of field notes from a MOOC in Rural Rwanda. IRRODL is one of my favorite journals. Oh, my this is just a treat!

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New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

Ignatia Webs

IRRODL has a new issue out, gathering papers from across the globe. Copying from the wonderful editorial accompanying this issue and which is written by Dianne Conrad: Several topics emerged in this issue’s selection of articles. Finally, reflecting our evolving field’s continuing interest in the critical issue of what constitutes effective teaching and learning at a distance, several writers offer their answers to that question from a variety of perspectives. The relationship of satisfaction to learning is, of course, its own topic, also often researched.

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10 Must-Read Articles About Big Data

TalentLMS

This week we gathered top 10 articles about big data to show you the potential of assesing and analyzing various data for eLearning industry. 1.  The Big Data Revolution This article shows how using Big Data can improve eLearning for both learners and trainers. This article shows both of them. Ever heard that once something gets on the internet it stays there forever?

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

great article collection. link] (see also entire special issue on Emergent Learning, Connections, Designs for Learning: [link]. Article: [link]. Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself. MOOC Madness. Australia.

Excerpt from my article on ID Strategies Published in July Issue of T&D

Kapp Notes

wrote an article on instructional strategies that I think will be helpful to anyone designing e-learning or stand up instruction. The article covers different levels of learning but here is a sneak preview of some of the article. The article is titled Matching the Right Design Strategy to the Right Content. Look for other strategies in the July issue of T&D.

Free journal issue on #OER Open Educational Resources #socialInclusion

Ignatia Webs

They have just released FREE ACCESS to the Distance Education Special Issue on Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Social Inclusion (Volume 33, issue 2). Not sure how long the free access will last, so take a peek, it is a list of interesting articles. It is a great issue with articles on the benefits and policy factors when working with OERs.

Free research articles from JOLT: self-regulated learning, online learning, tutor support

Ignatia Webs

The contents of the issue are listed below. In this issue you will find 12 articles concerned with various aspects of online learnin g and teaching. It is a nice set of articles, embracing social media for online learning, gender-based barriers for men in online nursing (nice twist), student preference for asynchronous content delivery. JOLT is a nice journal, so for those interested in getting the new issues in their mailbox, you can subscribe online here: [link] joltnews/joltlistserv.php? The authors also share an instrument they used for SRL (nice).

IRRODL journal is out with rich online, #mobile and #eLearning articles

Ignatia Webs

There are a couple of OER related articles in this publication. One article that immediately got my attention was the OERscout technology framework by Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena, Chee Seng Chan, Choy Yoong Tham. They dare to tackle the relevant OER searching and finding challenge: as a major step towards solving this issue, this paper proposes OERScout, a technology framework based on text mining solutions. Just imagine finding the top-notch OER in a matter of minutes, what a wonderful world this would be. online learning journals irrodl mooc eLearning

Engagement, Retention, and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR

Learning on the Leading Edge

For more on the whole topic of Culture, please read the article Culture: Why It's the Most Important Topic in Business Today.). Our research shows that the #3 priority issue is the need to revamp and improve employee learning. 80% of companies believe HR skills are an issue and 39% rate this problem urgent. Speaking of simple, let me conclude with a few comments on that issue. For more on the whole topic of Culture, please read the article Culture: Why It's the Most Important Topic in Business Today.) 3,200 respondents from over 100 countries).

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Special Issue: Massive Open Online Courses

George Siemens

Valerie Irvine, Jillianne Code, and I spent time over the past 8 months preparing a special issue of JOLT on massive open online courses. The issue is now available. Although some peer-reviewed articles on MOOCs currently exist (e.g., One of the goals of this special issue is to attempt to address this lack of peer reviewed literature. Thus, a second goal of this special issue is to highlight this research and provide an historical context for online and distance learning not currently evident in the mainstream media treatment of MOOCs

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Engagement, Retention, and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR

Learning on the Leading Edge

For more on the whole topic of Culture, please read the article Culture: Why It's the Most Important Topic in Business Today.). Our research shows that the #3 priority issue is the need to revamp and improve employee learning. 80% of companies believe HR skills are an issue and 39% rate this problem urgent. 3,200 respondents from over 100 countries).

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Connectivism: Special IRRODL issue

George Siemens

Sometime last year, Grainne Conole and I managed to convince Terry Anderson to issue a call for papers for a special IRRODL issue on connectivism. Today, we’re pleased to announce the publication of the IRRODL Connectivism special issue. From our editorial: This special issue of IRRODL provides an opportunity to step back and reflect on how these dramatic social and technological changes impact education. Since that time, numerous articles, open online courses, and online conferences have explored connectivism’s application in education.

President Obama issues a directive Urging Focus on the growing Mobile Revolution

mLearning Revolution

This morning I came across this article on The Verge, on how our President Obama orders federal agencies to think about how they can optimize sites for smartphones and Tablets. Powerful stuff and certainly a sign of the mobile times: President Obama has issued a directive to urge major government agencies to focus on the “growing mobile revolution.” Send to Kindle.

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Digital Literacy – Recent Articles

Electronic Papyrus

Understanding technological literacy, or the lack thereof, is a crucial issue not just for small scale instructional technology projects, but also for qualifying some of the social or environmental drivers that influence and shape our audience’s behavior and preferences. Below are a few recent articles on the topic of digital literacy. Serif or sans serif font?

Engagement, Retention, and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR

Learning on the Leading Edge

For more on the whole topic of Culture, please read the article Culture: Why It's the Most Important Topic in Business Today.). Our research shows that the #3 priority issue is the need to revamp and improve employee learning. 80% of companies believe HR skills are an issue and 39% rate this problem urgent. Speaking of simple, let me conclude with a few comments on that issue. For more on the whole topic of Culture, please read the article Culture: Why It's the Most Important Topic in Business Today.) 3,200 respondents from over 100 countries).

Life and Learning in a Post-SCORM World

Torrance Learning

In the Winter 2016 issue of xAPI Quarterly , she answers two frequently asked questions: “What can I do with xAPI that I couldn’t do with SCORM?” Check out Megan’s article for a deeper dive and a peek at what life looks like in a post-SCORM world. Articles elearning Instructional Design xAPINot as familiar with xAPI? Click here.).

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JoomlaLMS 2.0.3 is Released

JoomlaLMS

CMS updates issues. Blog articlesWe are glad to announce the release of JoomlaLMS 2.0.3 version. A new version brings such new features as new course settings, new payment methods, new modules, Italian and Hungarian translations, a number of layout and UI improvements and fixes that address recent Joomla! installed).

New open journal #iJim issue is out on #mLearning topics

Ignatia Webs

International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) has just published its latest issue at --> [link]. We invite you to have a look at the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to read articles and items of interest. McManus, H.H. Carr, B.M. Arévalo, Estela L. Muñoz, Juan M. Gómez) [link] Collaborative Rural Healthcare Network: A Conceptual Model (U.

Our Top 11 Elearning Articles from March

Real Projects

March has seen some interesting elearning and technology news and articles being published. The articles covers 10 reasons NOT to create a course, it does offer alternative solutions to courses and why you might not want to create a course. In her article Jane does suggest other development ideas and tools such as Thinking Worlds, Yammer and answerhub. It is a very interesting article and well worth reading. The article shows how design, medicine and logistics have come together to solve a major problem in Zambia. great story. FutureLearn: Can they do it?

Workaround for video streaming issues in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

The first two sections in this article explain the URI formats when the [.]. Problem:  Videos do not get streamed in Adobe Captivate projects. Reason: The URIs of the videos are specified incorrectly. Solution: The format of the URI depends on how the FLV or F4V file is nested within the ‘App’ folder on the server. How do I. Captivate F4V FLV Streaming video

Issue-based projects increase student engagement

Visual Lounge

happened upon an article on the connection between technology use and 21st Century skills, in which Arne Duncan stated, “In the 21st Century, students must be fully engaged. This new issue-based class is broken into project blocks. The post Issue-based projects increase student engagement appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Photo courtesy of Visual Maintenance. Definitely.

Article Review: What Great Listeners Actually Do

Pract.us

In a recent article, “ What Great Listeners Actually Do ” for the Harvard Business Review, Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman of the Zenger/Folkman leadership development consultancy report the results of their research into what makes a good listener. Respond to the speaker with questions that help you understand and repeat issues or ideas to confirm your understanding. Learn more.

Top Ten Articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Find the most important articles daily at [link]. And this is a high-stakes issue. When I write on my personal blog (which is reasonably popular) an article will get roughly 5,000-10,000 views. Ten important posts on working smarter. Our algorithms highlighted them as the most popular this year. DAWN OF LEARNING. MAY 16, 2014. ‘ . Datasets. he asked. SEPTEMBER 19, 2014.

Free IRRODL issue: #research papers in online learning performance & behaviour

Ignatia Webs

IRRODL just published its latest special issue on research papers in online learning performance and behaviour. In this issue psychological, cognitive and emotional elements of online learning take up a good part of the articles. Table of Contents Editorial Research Papers in Online Learning Performance and Behaviour Chia-Wen Tsai HTML EPUB MP3 PDF Research Articles A Cognitive Style Perspective to Handheld Devices: Customization vs. Personalization Chen-Wei Hsieh, Sherry Y. great read as it offers holistic insights to interdisciplinary educational researchers.

This Week on #TalkTech: Going All Digital, Privacy Issues, and Automatic Content Recognition

Bottom-Line Performance

This article about Google rolling out a debit card really got me thinking. Now I have wow Google articles in a row. But this article isn’t so much about the company as it is about their chief internet evangelist, Vint Cerf. How could we utilize Automatic Content Recognition if it became readily available? I’ll let the article sum up: “What exactly is ACR?

eLearning Guild Research: Gender Issues in Pay, or What You Don't Know Does Hurt You by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

If you read this article, you’ll understand it better—and learn what you can do about it. Since we published The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation report in February, there have been many comments in social media about the gender pay disparity highlighted in the report. How do we begin to explain the salary gap between men and women?

What Should We Learn from Hollywood’s Diversity Issues and the Oscars Boycott?

GeoTalent

The issue was that not one person of colour was represented in the nominations at this year’s Oscars (and last year’s as well). So inflammatory was the issue, that many actors boycotted the awards ceremony. And it isn’t just Hollywood where these issues exist and where diversity (or lack of it) can affect profits. [Post by K.M. Lowe, Writer & Corporate Communicator].

New issue of the free #eLearning journal #IRRODL is out - a great read

Ignatia Webs

Below you will find the contents of the new issue of IRRODL, The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. The issue contains 12 research articles and one field note, research note, and article reaction note. The winners of last years Best Articles of the year in IRRODL for 2011, have also been selected by the Editorial Board. Garrison. connectivism social network mLearning journals lifelong learning irrodl eLearning

Engagement, Retention, and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR

Learning on the Leading Edge

For more on the whole topic of Culture, please read the article Culture: Why It's the Most Important Topic in Business Today.). Our research shows that the #3 priority issue is the need to revamp and improve employee learning. 80% of companies believe HR skills are an issue and 39% rate this problem urgent. 3,200 respondents from over 100 countries).

CLO Magazine “In Conclusion” Article

Tony O'Driscoll

You can view all the articles in this issue for free by clicking here. Here is the text from my article. The good folks at CLO magazine were kind enough to ask me to put together an “In Conclusion&# piece for this month’s magazine in advance of their “The Networked Organization: Leading Learning in a New Economy&# conference next month. Avoiding Extinction.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Uncover the issues or difficulties your audience is experiencing and base scenarios and practice activities on real-world experience. It’s demotivating to struggle through a course because of legibility issues. Related Articles: Characteristics of Adult Learners. Tags: ISD RECENT ARTICLES Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need. Get emotional.

Learning Technologies (250+ Articles!)

ZaidLearn

Link to Learning Technologies Articles Archive CONFERENCE? If you check the ' Articles Archive ', you will have access to over 250 FREE articles (as far as I know!) discussing learning and technologies from January 2000 until today (Latest issue: December 2007). presentation slides) that were shared during this conference (If you can find it, please share it!).