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As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. Vyew is extremely flexible alloying you to bring online collaboration and conferencing into your workflow on your terms. The trick is understanding how to work with others fluidly and collaboratively. If you want we can talk via skype. not sure why.

The virtual classroom: the ups and the downs of collaborative learning

Spicy Learning

So if you’ve ever participated in a webinar, perhaps hosted by one or two instructors taking you through a PowerPoint presentation, you have already been initiated into the world of virtual learning. Well, without going into too much detail, one of the much talked about benefits of the virtual classroom is its capacity for collaborative, peer-assisted learning. But does the fact that the virtual classroom is collaborative mean that the virtual classroom is good? I am not that sure that it does…. have experienced some terrible webinars but also some really good ones.

Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below.

Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Yesterday I participated in two fabulous webinars, each with a different focus, yet both with social learning themes. maintain boards on subjects ranging from professional topics like Social Media How Tos and Collaborative Work to more personal collections on amazing Lego creations and Ingenious Designs. You can see there  my slide decks for the two webinars yesterday.

Why This? Why Now? “Working Out Loud”

Learning Rebels

Choice a project that is going well and ask these questions: 1) What did your planning process look like? 2) How did make those big decisions? 3) What did your collaboration efforts look like? Create a Skype group and present your project. Group collaboration, using all manner of internet based tools. At the end of this post, look for a fab WOL support tool! ”  Why?

New Amazon Chime for Online Meetings


For live webinars and conferencing any platform that integrates with WordPress can be used in conjunction with LearnDash. Popular platforms include GoToMeeting, Skype, AnyMeeting, BigBlueButton, and GoogleHangouts. The point is that the flexibility of WordPress means that LearnDash isn’t going to lock you into a specific online meeting or collaboration provider. ed tech

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Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Here are my top five tools: Webinar: There are a number of ways to teach and present live from beyond the classroom. regularly present live (synchronous) webinars or web seminars, and other teaching sessions from my home office, or from a hotel room, and conceivably just about anywhere else there is connectivity to the internet. Unported License. education social media learning

Why I love working with e-learning sceptics

The eLearning Nomad

She asked about our services and we had an initial Skype contact. These are often the people who take adult learning principles seriously and refuse to accept that a few screens of content combined with a few webinars will engage their learners. This ensures our collaboration remains focused on continuously asking the hard questions and going the extra mile to support meaningful learning. Two weeks ago, I was contacted by someone on the L&D team of an NGO. immediately felt her reluctance. It turns out it was all her manager’s idea.

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A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Sure there were exceptions on the desktop side – most notably Articulate Storyline, but overall until desktop vendors see the advantages of SaaS, especially with real time collaboration and peer review, tablets will be slow going. Favorites included: Skype. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad.

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State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Ability to use Skype – 48.5%. Just yesterday, a product called Inkling Habitat launched a collaborative cloud based publishing platform (its actually in early adopter stage). Peer Review, Chat, Collaborative Learning – 68.5%. Skype – 20%. The data shows that what many vendors assume end users want is far from accurate. Survey. Lasted for one month.

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business


We are not yet fully committed on Slack, but seems like a nice alternative to Skype’s informational chaos. Skype & Skype Manager – VOIP. We are heavy users of Skype for informal, day-to-day communication. simple internal rule is that as long as you are “green” on skype, you are working. Hackpad – Documents collaboration. Conclusion.

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What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

People often need to work collaboratively. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process. Collaboration tools can therefore help to simplify work proceses and make what might otherwise have been an onerous experience more enjoyable. 10 -  Wikipedia.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!) Wanted more collaboration and conversation, so people could access already certified people’s expertise. Product Pitch for Quicklessons [link] collaborative online course creation in the cloud Lots of connection with facebook and Izzui– invite people to courses, share them, people can like them.”an In Brandon Hall’s research, haven’t talked to a single LMS vendor who is NOT adding these tools. They try lots of things.

Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

collaboration platform. Live chats/instant messages/Skype chats. Attend webinars. Participate in a training webinar. Last week I invited readers to take my latest Learning in the Workplace survey , where I asked how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace. But, here first, are the responses to the four main questions. Note: KUPTD = Keeping up-to-date).

Incorporating Social

CLO Magazine

Collaboration on social platforms can be enhanced if employees also have the chance to interact in person. Now the company relies more on webinars, videoconferencing, online white boards and Point, SilkRoad’s social collaboration software. For example, Ulthera recently conducted a webinar to talk about compliance gray areas. But Mallen said a videoconference with a Skype-type of interface might have solicited even more discussion, as people could read each other’s body language and facial expressions. ’” Mallen said. Do they expense it?

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

In two past webinars on this topic, average attendance was 180 people from all over the world. Collaboration is only as good as those who constantly use it and utilize it – it is like anything else that involves groups – some people are active, some are not – but if you offer collaboration offer some additional feature sets that people want to use, and helps them with their jobs, not just “collaboration” which consists of features we have seen in web conferencing. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. ” The Future. #1.

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

recall speaking in November on a webinar panel and being somewhat chided over the fact that I kept repeating the importance of mobile learning and tablets. Real Time collaborative tools, such as integration with Google Docs or desktop sharing, slowly starting to appear. More real time collaborative tools – project management, group tools, CRM, extended enterprise solutions. Integration with Skype (again, one vendor does this), so you can make calls from within to other Skype end users who are within the system, text messages too. Tablets? Kudos!

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Introducing.the Camtasia Small Business Test Drive!

Visual Lounge

An average day covers a range of things like client communications, creative brainstorming, team collaboration, design and production. Communication with clients is open and collaborative. We spend a lot of time on the phone, Skype or email since we can't always meet in person. Visual Loungers, meet Ciesa Design, Gravity Works, Loudpixel, and Netvantage! CiesaDesign. Loudpixel.

Facebook for e-Learning


At the same time you can add documents, PDFs, add MP3 audio to make webinars! Skype Me Your learners could see when you are online (Virtual Office Hours) and talk or chat with you for free! 3) Interactions between Learner and Learners Books iRead Share the books that you are reading with your classmates. 50% of Facebooks active users log on to Facebook in any given day. Thanks.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

surprisingly number of vendors who offer some form of social learning, whether it is the minimum – a FB like page, micro-blog, even some form of app sharing or collaborative tool, do not have any social media on their site. Setup Skype capability, which means you download the free program and install it on your computers, then you identify on your web site and identify your Skype identity (mine is diego.studiocity) - so people can connect; when they ask to connect you say yes. Scheduled webinar. We live in a global marketplace. Global. LMS Vendors. Zippo.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Learning : the video - Jane Hart begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting - Pick of the Day , September 10, 2010 Thanks to LAB SSJ for sharing this video with me - and thanks for the mention. TweetBook: Create a PDF ‘Diary’ with all your Tweets - Dont Waste Your Time , September 23, 2010 I was pointed to TweetBook by Jane Hart begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting ; if you have an account on Twitter, you’ll absolutely love  Tweetbook. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. But how to write one? When/why?

The Adventures of Developing an e-learning Course!

ID Reflections

Mistake #3: I did not leverage the power of the Internet and the various options available for interaction, communication, collaboration--at least till that point. Can better use be made of tools and applications like Skype, AOL, Webinars, conference calls, video conferencing, Google docs, etc.? There’s a lot that goes into building a course. Who can review the content?

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Readings Lists for Instructional Designers - Learning Visions , August 4, 2010 Amit Garg begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting has posted a nice list of 22 essential books for beginning instructional designers. 10 Social Media Rebuttals - Learnlets , August 8, 2010 Jane Hart begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting posted a tongue-in-cheek video by Ron Desi of 10 reasons why you should not have social media in the organization, and is collecting rebuttals.  They are not in any particular order. Force navigation. Busted.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

The Truth About Twitter - Social Enterprise Blog , May 11, 2009 Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators - Don't Waste Your Time , May 9, 2009 Twitter and Webinars - eLearning Technology , May 14, 2009 Presentation: Twitter in Education - Don't Waste Your Time , May 12, 2009 The Challenge of Training the PlayStation Generation - The E-Learning Curve , May 15, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it? eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Hope you enjoy. Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0

LMS Modules – The “Add-On” Facts

eLearning 24-7

Social Learning or Collaboration or Community. VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol – Think Skype for example. PLUS , and this is VERY IMPORTANT - have them visually show you what is in the module.  If they want you as a client – you want to see it, and not view a pre-taped webinar of it. You can’t ask them with a taped webinar or recording. LMS/LCMS vendors are notorious for offering the amazing “module&# in their marketing and advertising pitches – whether it is on their web site, at trade shows, white papers, e-mail marketing, whatever.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Learning aka Mobile Learning is enabling people in theory to take courses via the smart phone or as some vendors have the nerve to include &# cell phones  – as in all-inclusive&# ,  or in reality to use m-learning solutions to enable a collaborative or social learning platform or view documents – such as PDFs or word documents on their smart phones in some manner in which people read the docs and then follow steps.  Other Part 2 -Skype out, GTalk, MSN,  QQ, Fring. The Revolution. Battlefield. Not exactly, interactive. Battle Plans. And more or on the way. Armies.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. tysg prawsthorne : @ tonykarrer I also use Skype , MSN , Google Chat , Google groups , Wiki talk pages to tap my social grid. tysg assistivetek : @ tonykarrer I rely on Skype and LinkedIn to reach out to others as well as my blog moehlert : @ tonykarrer #tysg Yammer. Email. Facebook.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Its also a bout using blogs and wikis and other collaborative tools for workplace learning and knowledge sharing. Your summaries of books, webcasts and webinars are always so thorough. For the next episode however, I may just bring everyone in on skype. Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi. Tom beat me to the punch. Cheat codes and all.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

aLearning , April 13, 2010 We make recordings all the time: podcasts, recorded audio conferences, recorded Webinars. Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions - Experiencing eLearning , April 1, 2010 These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. webinar. This research was summarised in a webinar. Let us consider an example of how collaboration might occur in an organization. A. Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. Another great month!  Boleh!