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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

Anyone can be a curator; it’s a great way to learn. An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Wise interpretation is what adds value to the content. You’ve shared a link to the content and your take on it. The initial attempt to offer the curated news as RSS feeds and on blogs bombed. Learn For YourselfIt starts in a gallery. select for the collection.

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Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

The Learning Circuits Big Question for this month is: If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? The responsibility for e-learning development will decentralise across the organisation. Learning development should be no different. Learning will be fully networked.

Phil Reddall – Have a clear view of why you’re curating learning content

Sponge UK

Phil Reddall is Vice Chair of the Elearning Network and Learning Innovation Manager for a global specialist chemical company, he offers his experience and advice on curation of learning content for L&D professionals. 01:42 – Have you seen any new technologies or techniques emerge that have helped L&D in their curation of learning? Subscribe in iTunes.

Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

I was quite impressed by Joyce Seitzinger's Professional Learning Environment (PLN) model that she presented at Deakin University in Melbourne this week. assume that this is because most of the tools she identifies as falling into this category of PLN deployment is push technology (RSS feeds, Google Reader etc). Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Unported License.

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What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Why does this matter to those of us in the Training, Learning, and Development field?

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

As noted on the Top 10 list, this is for February. A new update will be July and then the final in December. #20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools. Social tags, RSS, gaming activities. Learning 24/7. Not with Publisher. No idea.)

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Increasing the number of clicks required to view the content does not make it more interactive. If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Don’t forget podcasts, RSS feeds, slideshows, infographics, animations, articles and real-life case studies.

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25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day. Best eLearning content creation tools. Tool:  Trello.

Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

What is a Learning Management System used for? The micro-blogging feature is a great way to build a network that can be used for varied types of learning. They’re easy to learn and use. Wikis are online so users can access, collaborate, and share content, knowledge and files anytime, anywhere. The Growing Importance Of Social Learning. Administration.

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E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

That smartphones were the answer to mobile learning. Social learning? If they were doing it, Facebook like page, a crummy blog that looks nothing like a real blog, a Twitter like feed, maybe RSS, text chat and YouTube functions and upload/download angle. While they still offer the LMS as we all know it, and its “learning&# approach, they are really driving into the TM space. Then in some circles it was the smartphones and the power of social learning with said smartphones. From the makers of Upside Learning. Learning 24/7. Tablets? Kudos!

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs.  OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. 31st).

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Managing your RSS Feeds

Tony Karrer

Coming back from my vacation, I realized that I needed to go through a clean up exercise again on my RSS feeds. It turned out to work pretty well for me this time around because I have been following the advice I've seen a couple of places: Controlling RSS Overload. Animal House Style Managing Many RSS Feeds The Myth of Keeping Up Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 The same is true of RSS feeds. If they can't parse the content down and you aren't willing to put a filter on it yourself, then don't subscribe. 2006". 2006".

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

While there are a couple of vendors out there who have incorporated e-mail that can go to outside to people, rather than just within the learning management product, the overall space isn’t doing it. Why would I want this? I see this as one of the most important features for any learning management system, open source or commercial. Innovation drives the market (regardless if it is e-learning or not). Eliminates the “storage&# content component of learning management systems that sadly continues to grow-  to offset systems’ bandwidth and server costs.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. shot off the usual reasons, the benefits, the gains and then found myself expanding into the next possibilities of where a system and content authoring tool had to go.  It didn’t seem that far of a stretch, actually. Opens up learning, and makes your solution a one stop service. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or free), e-readers, any mobile device(i.e. Tie it into your FB like page, Twitter like, RSS feeds, social bookmarking (one system has this feature).

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 for Associations by Jeff Cobb (Update 11/30/2010: suggested by Christopher Pappas ) “In Learning 2.0 for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver. Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.

Curatr: Using Visualization Navigation for Static Content with Social and Gamification Elements

Janet Clarey

I have been playing around with Curatr for a few weeks now not only as a platform for social learning but as a social publishing tool as well. Curatr is a stand-alone or integrated (with API) cloud-based platform that allows you to browse content  in a more visible fashion and more… Publishing research and publishing self-paced, text- and image-based e-learning are similar.

I’ve got your content right here

Clark Quinn

I was engaging in a mobile strategy session with a small not-for-profit the other day, and naturally it became an overall technology strategy session, as you really can’t do mobile strategy without considering social media strategy, learning technology strategy, even enterprise technology strategy. They were naturally concerned about what to blog, what to put on the Facebook page, what they would tweet about, and how they’d get the content for it, and keep it up. Mobile is a platform for all of the above, and you. But their problem was really much simpler.

Camtasia Studio 8: Create an Interactive Table of Contents (and Save Time Editing) with Markers

Visual Lounge

In the following video, you’ll learn how to: Find and open the marker view (0:30). Use markers to set up a table of contents. (3:30). Learn more about Camtasia Studio Check out more free product tutorials. Subscribe to our RSS feed. The post Camtasia Studio 8: Create an Interactive Table of Contents (and Save Time Editing) with Markers appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Would you like to make it easier for your viewers to navigate through your videos? Or, would you just like help speeding up the editing process? Add markers to your project. (1:40).

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Xyleme

I was introduced recently to a new buzz word making its way across the learning & development industry: Micro-learning. If you’re like me, you’re probably starting to get a bit tired of people adding their particular spin to learning – all in search of the holy grail that is the “right way” to make learning happen. Industry Talk

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

eLearning 24-7

The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. Folding up shop and switching to a new market: Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Acquiring another LMS or e-learning vendor. Folding up shop and switching to a new market : Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Acquiring another LMS or e-learning vendor/Outside of the industry purchasing vendors in the space. Content Authoring tool, Assessment tool and surveys/quizzes. Social Learning Stagnation.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront [1] but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". The answer is simple. by Christopher Pappas M.B.A.,

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. More content can be created by more contributors. Wanted to make learning “an everyday event”.

eLearning Learning August Top Posts

Experiencing eLearning

The eLearning Learning site got a major upgrade a few weeks ago, with a new design that has more of a magazine feel and shows more images. know many of my readers are new to the field of e-learning, or hoping to transition. Learning: An Impossible Dream? . mLearning Best Practices: How Much Content is Too Much for Mobile Learning? Blogging e-Learning

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Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Most – okay nearly all – final ranking lists appear in December, but here at E-Learning 24/7, it is all about breaking the boundaries.  It is all about doing something that others do not do – we all know that the readers of this blog – are trend setters! Learning Curve. Learning Curve. Learning Curve. Learning with Android OS and iOS.

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format. They believe that by simply moving their content such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, audios, and documents to a Learning Management System that they have converted their face to face courses to an eLearning format. Joan T. However, ADDIE is not a universal solution!

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

It still measures course, content, instructor, and relevancy to the job.  Level 2: Learning. This is not just testing the content. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. I can now see how Level 2 can be used to evaluate role-based eLearning and instructor-led training. training?to

Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate eLearning?

Tony Karrer

I saw another post from Dave Boggs, Has The Blogging Trend Begun To Fade, Even Before It Ever Got Started In Corporate Training / e-Learning Environments? In this post, Dave unfortunately lumps together blogs, wikis, mashups, rss feed together (probably because eLearning 2.0 RSS and Blogs have much slower adoption. reference hybrid embeds learning objects (e.g., Captivate movies in Flash) within the content. While technically this is not a mashup because the Captivate provides static content, its the same basic idea and something we are familiar with.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. Blend It! We blend it.

SCORM – When you need Inter-Operatibility between E-learning Platforms!

Paradiso

What is it about SCORM ( Shareable Content Object Reference Model ) that the e-learning folks are going gaga over? The e-learning folks are a bunch of crackerjacks, who really get excited about the word ‘certified’… it sort of instills in them a feeling of ‘tour de force’, because of the sense of completion associated with the word ‘certified’. Recipe for disaster? It truly is!

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The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad

Trivantis

Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Easy Flash Content Creation. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Content Creation Services. Custom Content Creation.

learning pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse May 27th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Tony Karrer is blogging about the term “meta-learning” and its definition as it was used in the article “ Become a chief meta-learning officer ” by Jay Cross and Clark Quinn. nice description of the process undertaken when using the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) strategy to learning program development, by Michael Hanley. How not to adopt an LCMS The Great Debate Once Again… RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Theme by mg12.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse April 8th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Jay Cross has started a conversation on the Future of Organizational Learning and Development. Michael Hanley analyzing 5 factors that are contributing to the emergence of informal and non-formal learning. Blended learning, Talent management and Learning 2.0 are discussed in the first part whereas Knowledge centers and Learning simulations in the second part of his blog posting. Learn more about Dawn here. Wow, it is amazing! and CSS

RSS Primer from the Read/Write Web

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

One of my 3 sessions at the upcoming eLearning Guild Conference in Boston is about RSS and eLearning. So, it was wonderful luck to find a great post from Alex Iskold on the Read/Write Web blog called The Future of RSS. "In short, because of RSS ubiquity it is now a very attractive delivery medium for all kinds of content. So in this post, we look at RSS today and ask if RSS is evolving into a tool for delivering complex, semantically rich information." Hopefully, our discussion next week can help fill in the gaps

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

9/10  - In 2007  I also  listed two course creation tools on my list – PointeCast Publisher and CourseLab.  I don’t create content in this format anymore, so they are not on my 2011 list. So what does my Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011 look like? So what are your Top 10 Tools for Learning? But meanwhile you can see the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 emerge here