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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Due to the current economic uncertainty, the conference for 2010 has been postponed.

Teaching & Learning Conference

Moodle Journal

Last we week had our Teaching & Learning Conference day here at the College, and as part of that I was asked to deliver a session on eLearning. With regard to content I took the opportunity to demonstrate Wimba Create , which in itself would act as nice advertisement for my training session.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this selected conference list. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. link] conferences_events/presidents/ 2009.asp. No conference will be held in 2009.

Designs on eLearning #DEL12: Student Showcase -’My Digital Life’

Dont Waste Your Time

How brilliant that students have a voice at a conference, something I first encountered at FOTE last year and again at PELC earlier this year. These students use Ning and Wimba … all external tools to the institution website and/or systems – breaking relationship between students and the institution. Jessica Barr : Online studies while travelling through Cambodia!

End of Year Conference

Moodle Journal

I was asked this week to provide a short session on using our Moodle vle for the for our end of year Teaching and Learning Conference here at the College. As you will have read from other posts on this blog I am taking every opportunity to provide the widest expose possible for Wimba Create this academic year, so the second half is sorted. The idea seems to be that the session should address the interests of basic users in the first half and those more experienced practitioners whishing to move on to something more ambitious in the second. Comments welcome

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Innovation Showcase

Moodle Journal

Producing e-Content with Wimba Create. It occured to me, that we should together with our Marketing department, assemble in addition to any visitors pack that may already be in existence, include a folder, pad, pen and coloured flyers. The flyers being my suggestion would naturally be my job, OK with that. Mahara , our fully featured open source electronic portfolio.

Technology Celebration at DMU and A Triumvirate platform for success

Learnadoodledastic

Symposium Highlight Just returned from the typically heartening and uplifting bi- Annual DMU Technology Enhanced Learning Symposium. hope my first impressions are correct because it will fit very well with all the excellent technology enhanced learning initiatives that our e-learning co-ordinator Richard Hall has driven through. Tags: culture technology dmu communication

The race to platform education

George Siemens

When I was at the Strata conference in February, I was surprised at who wasn’t there in any substantial way – Yahoo, Google, Microsoft (they did present on Azure, but their presence was minimal). posted on this last year after Blackboard acquired Elluminate and Wimba: To be effective in the long term, large LMS companies will need to pull more and more of the education experience under their umbrella. Well, technology is getting complex. Numerous companies are eager to platform the educational sector, with Pearson being the lead runner to date. Who ruled?

Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness

George Siemens

Their move to synchronous tools, their tactics of buying competing company to eliminate competition (Elluminate and Wimba), acquisitions of iStrategy, etc., Desire2Learn. I’ve met John Baker (CEO) on several occasions and was a keynote at their annual conference in Memphis (disclaimer: Desire2Learn is a sponsor of the LAK11 and LAK12 conference) and have had numerous interactions with company over the past six years. Since Blackboard announced its acquisition of several Moodle partners, numerous voices have chimed in to explore what it means to education. Microsoft).

Well Played, Blackboard

George Siemens

While Blackboard is unable to write a press release that includes clear statements like “we have purchased these companies&# , I have to give the company credit for the acquisition of Elluminate (and Wimba). was not yet a marketing term and conference paper buzzword. Most administrators – and I think this is still true today – were unaware of e-pedagogy or teaching and learning with technology in general. Rather than being an enabler of new learning opportunities, technology was largely and extension of existing classrooms or distance learning models.

A powerful virtual classroom: Adobe Connect 8

Janet Clarey

I’m always cognizant of what Ellen Wagner (formerly with Adobe) said while writing about web conferencing technologies around the time Blackboard bought Wimba and Elluminate and combined them to create Blackboard Collaborate (for edu-types, I’ll insert the ‘muwhahahaha’ just for you). Ellen said, “let’s be very clear. It is a software company.&#.

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Learning leaders have to be concerned about keeping pace in a rapidly-changing business environment, navigating a swirl of challenges brought on by rapid innovation in technology, changes in workforce demographics, and a challenging economic environment. In light of these challenges, the virtual classroom represents an ideal technology solution for modern high-impact learning organizations. BTW - Blackboard recently bought two of the leading virtual classroom providers in the education space, Elluminate and Wimba. Hello there. You have to give Citrix credit. And why not?

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Learning leaders have to be concerned about keeping pace in a rapidly-changing business environment, navigating a swirl of challenges brought on by rapid innovation in technology, changes in workforce demographics, and a challenging economic environment. In light of these challenges, the virtual classroom represents an ideal technology solution for modern high-impact learning organizations. BTW - Blackboard recently bought two of the leading virtual classroom providers in the education space, Elluminate and Wimba. Hello there. You have to give Citrix credit. And why not?

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Learning leaders have to be concerned about keeping pace in a rapidly-changing business environment, navigating a swirl of challenges brought on by rapid innovation in technology, changes in workforce demographics, and a challenging economic environment. In light of these challenges, the virtual classroom represents an ideal technology solution for modern high-impact learning organizations. BTW - Blackboard recently bought two of the leading virtual classroom providers in the education space, Elluminate and Wimba. Hello there. You have to give Citrix credit. And why not?

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&# I’ve been to a lot of conference sessions around this and I’ve captured a bunch of really great resources below. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010 I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.