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March Big Question - Open Content in Workplace Learning

eLearning Cyclops

This month's Big Question is "how do we leverage open content in workplace learning?" To learn more about about some of opportunities available in open content, I visited the sites listed on the Big Question post. These were OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium. So, back to the Big Question. For the first time, I perused these sites. A bit embarrassed that I have not visited these sites before, but it is never too late to find new learning opportunities. My first impression was that these are very heavy on the academic end.

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The Big Question: how can we leverage open content in workplace learning?

Clive on Learning

The March Big Question on the Learning Circuits Blog asks why it is that open content initiatives such as the OER Commons and the Open Courseware Consortium haven't had a bigger impact. I have some suggestions: There is no history or culture of content sharing in workplace learning and development. And we should never forget the power of the 'not invented here' syndrome.

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Why Open Content is Not Yet Adopted in the Workplace

Kapp Notes

ASTD's Big Question for March is How do we leverage open content in workplace learning? UNESCO helped to define OER as educational materials and resources "offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some licenses to re-mix, improve and redistribute." OERs include learning content as well as tools to create and share the content. Tags: ASTD Big Question The concept seems straightforward--a no brainer, take content that is used by many different organizations, and share it with others so that the overall cost is extremely low or free.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

And probably will get some more ideas from the Big Question - Predictions and Plans for 2010. Predictions #2 => Convergence Ramps Up Big Time The recent Morgan Stanley Mobile Internet Report that I discussed in Mobile Internet Apple Facebook is really labeled wrong. It’s really big and moving really fast. Just visit the OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes - MinuteBio , September 12, 2010 September’s Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. The question addresses numerous topics regarding the use of audio. statement by Wendy Drexler in her paper prompted this question. Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Unesco is inviting us to jointly discuss OER, so if you are interested, let yourself be heard! concerning OER.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

And it’s nice to see that in the hot topics, the Big Question has had an influence. eLearning Technology , March 9, 2010 As part of the Big Question this month Open Content in Workplace Learning? , ADDIE and the 5 Rules of Zen - Big Dog, Little Dog , March 8, 2010 While ADDIE or ISD might look like an overblown, time-wasting toolkit, we need to realize that we do not need every tool within that kit. Educational Games are a BIG SCAM! eLearning Acupuncture , March 5, 2010 Have you heard someone say that educational games are a big scam?

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

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