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Rethinking the Article as the Basic Unit of Journalism

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

A spate of recent blog posts have, independently it seems, questioned the traditional preeminence of the article as the basic unit of journalism. think of the article not as the goal of journalism but as a value-added luxury or as a byproduct of the process.”. Her final question focused on the article: “Do you think the ‘article,’ as a form, needs to be reinvented? “ Ben Huh : I think it should be augmented and, in some cases, tossed out entirely.”. The inverse pyramid story may be the single biggest reason that journalists are mistrusted.

How Writing a Learning Journal Can Increase Critical Thinking Skills

Absorb LMS

Keeping and contributing regularly to a personal learning journal can be an effective way to encourage reflection and develop critical thinking skills. Mark Third, it isn’t just that writing a journal stimulates thought — it allows us to look at ourselves, our feelings, and our actions in a different way. Upload the journal template and make it available to learners. 3.

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. online learning journals irrodl mooc eLearning The latest version of the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning has just been published and as always it is packed with online, mobile and eLearning wisdom. Just imagine finding the top-notch OER in a matter of minutes, what a wonderful world this would be.

free online #elearning research articles from JOLT

Ignatia Webs

Vol. 9, No. 3 of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) at [link] has been published and is available online. In this issue you will find 12 articles concerned with various aspects of online learnin g and teaching. Pasting the whole set of articles below. collaborative working eLearning journals online learning paper research always nice. Victor J.

5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget

In his article “Brain Science: The Forgetting Curve–the Dirty Secret of Corporate. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Eduardo Salas, a professor of. As Reuben Tozman notes in his article “New Learning Analytics for a New Workplace” in TD. In their article “Putting a Value on Training”. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. You’re Wasting Your. So what’s the result?

Five wonderful Open Access journals to read and write for

Ignatia Webs

At the same time reading up on wonderfully rich and open access journals or magazines makes my day. It is peer reviewed and each one of its published issues is packed with interesting articles (I do review articles for them, always a pleasure). The journal is now published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Free #mLearning papers from IJIM, an open access journal

Ignatia Webs

There is a new free edition of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM). In order to view the papers and articles, you only need to register (which is for free) and once you are registered you can access any article you want. mobile mLearning journals research paper mobile learning eLearningGreat news!

Four Articles & Papers Defining this thing called #Gamification

Kapp Notes

Here are four papers, articles, and/or chapters that discuss various aspects of gamification and what it means to education, learning and the public in general. WARNING–There is not a general consensus among these articles…that’s exactly why I collected these different views. The first article is from an online journal called GAME. Design Games

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.

Free special issue journal on #MOOC from JOLT

Ignatia Webs

Vol. 9, No. 2 of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT at [link] ) has been published and is available online. 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). connectivism journals education mooc Butler, Alisha Alam, Sarah A. Bruff, Douglas H. Fisher, Kathryn E. McEwen, and Blaine E. action=add.

New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

Ignatia Webs

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. Thirdly, and not surprisingly in any ODL journal, South African, Balkan, Chinese, and Taiwanese researchers give us the results of their investigations into the use of specific distance learning tools. education eLearning identity journals LMS mLearning mobile learning mooc paper IRRODL has a new issue out, gathering papers from across the globe. With examples from Canada, Spain, Russia and China. Walker, Brian R.

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5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning , 2(1), pp. Given the challenges and pressures of professional life, combined with everything else that’s been going on privately, I’ve fallen out of the habit of scanning the latest abstracts and deep diving into particular studies.

Improve Training with These Must Read Articles

WalkMe Training Station

This month I have compiled a fantastic collection of the most interesting employee training articles! These articles provide you with tips on engaging, retaining and much more! This interesting article from Quick Books has 6 ways to improve efficiency, morale, productivity and onboarding. According to this article from eLeap, the next step in employee training are podcasts.

5 Must Read Training and Development Articles

WalkMe Training Station

Sometimes, developing a good employee training program is not just about implementing the right policies or hiring the right people; it also often involves reading informative training and development articles. These articles don’t always have to be unique or ground breaking, though. These articles can also help expose you to various experts in the field, and look at different perspectives and opinions with regards to employee engagement. So if you are looking for good training and development articles then here are five excellent samples to get you started.

Free journal issue on #OER Open Educational Resources #socialInclusion

Ignatia Webs

Here is a great opportunity to look at the Journal of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia. 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. journals OER eLearning open education

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

Ignatia Webs

Vol. 9, No. 4 of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT at [link] currentissue.html ) has been published and is available online. 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. eLearning journals online learning self-directed learning self-regulated learning The contents of the issue are listed below.

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? Koehler, Erin D.

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10 Must-Read Articles about MOOCs

TalentLMS

Here are 10 articles you must read about MOOCs: 1.  The Wall Street Journal: An Early Report Card on Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs are still fairly early in their development. Which is what makes this article an important ‘must-read’ on everyone’s list. 5.  The post 10 Must-Read Articles about MOOCs appeared first on TalentLMS Blog. What defines a MOOC? Opinion moo

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

Inspired by JaneHart’s Top100 Articles of 2011 , I thought I should put down at least the top 50 thathas made me reflect and ponder in the past one year, has changed the way I dothings and shaped quite a bit of my work-life decisions. In the past one year, I have made a career shift or should I sayexpanded my work portfolio (and I have describedthe move here ), and these posts and articles have been instrumental inhelping me make sense of the move and impart some value to the work I do. have divided them across five categories for easy reference. approaches?

Is the ivory tower crumbling?

Learning with e's

In yesterday's post entitled ' Open or shut ', I wrote about a rise in the number of academics who are turning their back on traditional research publications such as closed journals, in favour of more open, accessible outputs such as blogs and open access journals. million peer-reviewed articles are published annually. The pitfalls are there, but so are the benefits.

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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Exploring #seamless learning for #MOOC and #mobile

Ignatia Webs

The full feature article can be read here. The article combines informal learning, ubiquitous learning, collaboration, technology. Getting the article written pushed my mind, now. writing on a more elaborate research article based on this first brainstorm. eLearning guild informal learning journals mLearning mobile mobile learning mooc seamless learning

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Every day, Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to select the top articles from blogs in these fields. And here are the top articles from this year: ADAPTIVE PATH. Journalism is outlining  DOC SEARLS    |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012. patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Here’s how. JULY 16, 2012. Consider. Enjoy!

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No-Nonsense Employee Training – The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. Research published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology suggests that drawing pictures helps people remember what they’ve learned. 12 Proven Success Strategies I Don’t Bother Doing (and Why).

#MOOC papers: challenges, learner self-determination & #pedagogy

Ignatia Webs

In the free online, peer reviewed journal of Merlot, a nice set of articles was published in the March 2014 issue. Another article of interest to me was one that looked at self-determined learning (which is closely related to self-regulation and self-directed learning). The rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in the last few years bears witness to this phenomenon.

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.

#mHealth opportunities and planning using #mLearning

Ignatia Webs

Because of the wide variety of options that are out there, I wrote an article for always inspirational Learning Solutions magazine which is the eLearning Guild publication. The mHealth article is entitled Mobile Learning Support for Global Health. In the article I look at the requirements to get an mHealth project started, what it takes to plan a health related project (e.g.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

iTunes for journalism (reprise)  EUEN SEMPLE   |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger. MORE >> DAVID WEINBERGER. APRIL 24, 2012. MORE >> IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER.

#OER #MOOC online learning papers from Open CourseWare conference

Ignatia Webs

gladly include the list of papers at the end of this blogpost, but first starting with an article and research that I found particularly useful. The most interesting for my research and online learning interests was the one from Cohen, Omollo and Malicke which was an article on " a Framework to Integrate Public, Dynamic Metrics Into an OER Platform ".

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Free #eLearning magazines to follow with interest

Ignatia Webs

This week the Learning Solutions magazine published an article I wrote on MOOCs as a new eLearning frontier. As I was writing the article, I suddenly noticed I had not mentioned my two favorite free and inspiring accessible, online eLearning magazines: Learning Solutions magazine , eLearn magazine. Since 2002 the learning solutions magazine published 430 articles.

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

Ignatia Webs

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. This is a new reward the IRRODL people launched and it comes with it the opportunity to have the work translated and published in a number of our partner educational journals that publish in languages other than English (great initiative!). connectivism social network mLearning journals lifelong learning irrodl eLearningGarrison.

Can Doodling Actually Enhance Training? Apparently, Yes

Mindflash

An April 24 Wall Street Journal article pointed out that several high-tech companies like Facebook are responding to a growing body of evidence that suggests that doodling — sketching ideas out graphically, even if crudely — can simplify communication, fuel collaboration, and help generate new ideas. But it may be even more beneficial than that.

MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms – the last gasp of old corporate training?

Jane Hart

It’s a hardhitting headline – and one that I copied from a recent post I found on THE Journal – Personalized Learning, Flipped Classrooms, Video Watching: Last Gasps of the Old Education, In that article, the authors argue that “personalized instruction, flipped classrooms, video watching, etc., are the last gasps of the old, [.]. Social learning

Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Social Learning

And while it’s never a good idea to do something just because others are doing so (I hear my mom yelling at me “if your friends jumped off a cliff would you do that too?”), the Wall Street Journal recently posted an interesting article detailing how the “big boys” are utilizing games these days.  Gaming Theory Gamification Learning Circuits Blog Wall Street Journal

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People! Don't Remember 10%, 20%, or 30% of this! Remember it all!

Will at Work Learning

A year and a half ago, three esteemed researchers (and me) published a series of articles debunking the meme that people remember 10% of what they read, 20% of what they hear, and 30% of what they read, etc. Here was my review of those research articles. Unfortunately, until now, the articles themselves were not available online. To subscribe to the originating journal, Educational Technology , click here. Click here to get a copy of the four articles. Now, we the authors are able to share a copy with you.  . Myths and Worse Research Classics Reviewed

Breaking down fences

Learning with e's

Although journal articles and books are a great source of knowledge, many articles go quickly out of date, and were probably in most cases already out of date by the time they were published, due to ponderous editorial and review processes, and a general back-log of articles that wait in a queue to be published. blog Seth Godin expertise open access journal reading

The Metaverse Journal's 2010 Virtual World Predictions

Kapp Notes

Here are ten predictions about virtual worlds in Australia and beyond made by The Metaverse Journal in an article simply titled Virtual worlds predictions for 2010. Also, another interesting article in The Metaverse Journal is a review of how they did on their predictions for 2009. Here is one of the interesting predictions Australia will have its first government funded virtual environment – a proposal is already underway to see this come to fruition.

Microlearning Madness: 25 Great Resources

Knowledge Guru

We’ve compiled 25 of our favorite microlearning articles to make it easier to learn about “bite-sized learning” and implement it effectively. This article isn’t going anywhere, so bookmark it for reference and come back whenever you need more inspiration! With so many distractions to compete with, learner attention comes at a premium. Microlearning: Fab or fad?

The open case

Learning with e's

Today, more than ever, academics and professionals need to question the value of publishing in closed journals. Just how many people will actually read an article in a closed journal? The answer for most closed journals is - not very many. Conversely, publishing in an open access journals can increase the audience dramatically. Think about the audience.

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

Ignatia Webs

In this issue psychological, cognitive and emotional elements of online learning take up a good part of the articles. Two articles really got me thinking about the learning process (one research by Hsieh and Chen focusing more on tablet learning customization and personalization while looking at holistic/serialistic learners and one research by Cheng, Wang, Huang, Zarifis on online collaborative learning using ThinkLets that allow to measure learner satisfaction in a particular learning setting).

Blogging and Journalism

Simply Speaking

asks Robert Niles in Online Journalism Review. The article, an aggregation of views of different bloggers, academics, and media professionals, gives a resounding “no” as the answer. Blogging is not so much a profession as journalism is. Tags: journalism blogs writing “Are blogs a “parasitic medium?” And there are perhaps a few angles from which that response can be backed. Interestingly, the wikipedia’s first definition of parasitism refers to it as a form of symbiosis. The motivation for blogging is completely different. And a blogger blogs voluntarily.

Journal of Learning Design

Sticky Learning

I have been reading articles lately from the Journal of Learning Design. For those who don't know of the journal, it is a journal that focuses on designing the learning environment to assist the learning process, concentrating on a design focus rather than technology and looking to move beyond a traditional instructional focus. One article in particular has appealed to me, Beyond Instructional Design: Making Learning Design a Reality,  by Rod Sims. Here is a quote from the article that sums this up for me: ". This blog itself, in some measure.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

The conversation took place nearly two years ago and it still bothers me. I was taking a stand against accommodating learning styles and cited several online articles supporting my position. Would the person dismissing blog articles because they were opinion-based then believe television news stories, especially when some have been found to contain a low percentage of facts ? Even

Why Employee Training Articles are Important for Your Employee Development

WalkMe Training Station

There are plenty of employee training articles on the internet. However, like most things on the internet, it’s also important to exercise a little discrimination in how you choose articles for your company’s training program. For example if you find some corporate training articles but they are written by Bozo the Clown, perhaps it would be best to steer clear. Where Can You Find Quality Employee Training Articles? As we have already mentioned, there are plenty of personnel training articles on the internet. Employee Training

What if they threw a party and none of us came?

Learning with e's

Before anyone points out the fact that paper based journal cost money to produce, edit, review, print and distribute, I want to make the following points: Most academic journals are run by academics on a voluntary basis - those who review for my journal don't get paid a penny. Tags: EURODL IRRODL blogs OER social media open access journal TOJDE and that's their lot.

#LearningIs symbolic

Learning with e's

Many keep libraries of books, journals and other media on their shelves, used for reference to remind them of theories, principles or methods they wish to recall. How do you represent your learning? Some people display framed certificates on their walls, or photos of their degree ceremony. People represent their knowledge symbolically in many different ways. Unported License.