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Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.2 #edcmooc

Dont Waste Your Time

On to the second of the five weeks Coursera / University of Edinburgh MOOC: ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’. “Who is set to benefit from the personal, constant attentions of information technology, and who might lose out?” ” Isn’t this the question we ask, in one form or another, each time Apple releases a new device? … and what of ‘Sight’ (see below)?

#Informal learning and the master deck of the guru

Ignatia Webs

For years I have been following Jay Cross. He simply has the gift to come up with simple, yet essential knowledge insights that lift me up time after time. Yesterday he shared his 'master deck on informal learning'. It is a treasure of key ideas and at the same time such a great personal time saver, as well as a knowledge/management tailoring device. I can see how such a deck, build with my own set of slides and key pointers would enable me to draw up a meaningful presentation in no time, or I could even tailor a presentation on the go having such a master deck at my back hand draw. great.

Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]


It shouldn’t come as a surprise that social media has changed more than just how we pass the time, it has now infused itself into formal learning channels. Although adoption is slow (for instance, only 15% of teachers find value in Facebook, Wiki, and other social networks), time will only show that it will rise. think this is a thin line, but if done correctly, could prove valuable.

The new artisans of the network era

Learning and Working on the Web

Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era? If so, can you call yourself a knowledge worker if you are not allowed to choose your own tools? How about managing your own learning? An artisan is a skilled worker in a particular craft, using specialized processes, tools, and machinery. Artisans were the dominant producers of goods before the industrial era.

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

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Create your own Learning Theory


Wikipedia defines Learning Theory as “Learning theories are conceptual frameworks that describe how information is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning. Learning brings together cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences and experiences for acquiring, enhancing, or making changes in one’s knowledge, [.].

Brandon Hall #eli3 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Brandon Hall used the proposition that changes in the US are subsequently reflected in the rest of the world to examine coming changes in Higher Ed. He proposed that big change is coming and that the way to cope is to move to more vocational alignment and a project-based pedagogy. strategy

Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class

Visual Lounge

When I was a kid, my job was to tape cardboard boxes. Rather than spend 60 minutes taping up boxes, I would spend 45 minutes figuring out a better way to tape them and then 30 minutes taping them. Even as a kid, I remember feeling awesome about learning a new way to work smarter. Last week, I  found a kindred spirit in Lance Yoder from East Noble School Association in Indiana.

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Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.

Drag & Drop Demystified: eSeminar Now Available On Demand

Adobe Captivate

Ever wanted to learn how to create Drag & Drop Questions in your online courses? Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for this discussion and demonstration of quiz creation using Drag & Drop Questions to tackle a variety of assessment scenarios in your eLearning. Learn the fundamental concepts behind drag and drop mechanics in [.]. Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 Drag and drop

You can't walk where I walk

Learning with e's

Someone once told me that life is like a fast moving stream. You can put your foot into it, and even let it flow over you for a while, but you can never put your foot into the same river twice. That's quite profound, but there is something even more profound. It is this: You can't walk where I walk. In other words, you can't experience what I experience. Unported License.

EMEA Reporter: Is Crowd Sourcing the Answer? by Nic Laycock

Learning Solutions Magazine

Finding and verifying information on the web to support eLearning development can be time- consuming. In large organizations, “push” methodology (the LMS) makes eLearning manageable for. learners, but elsewhere, it’s a “pull” world, with no help. Is there a way around these difficulties? A. start-up in the UK is exploring how crowd sourcing can improve things for developers and for. learners.

How to Sell Your Courses on OpenSesame


OpenSesame is the world’s marketplace for buying and selling elearning courses. It’s our goal to make it easy for any seller to add their courses to the marketplace and earn additional revenue. This guide will walk you through the steps to get started selling your courses with OpenSesame. Right Selling eLearning Courses New Sellers

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.


Jay Cross

I am on Walkabout. In Berkeley, not Alice Springs. The Songlines. I am dedicating my full attention this quarter. Everything that interests me is complex and mysterious. decided to invest my time to understanding the network I inhabit. Hence, the Walkabout. Bruce Chatwin describes Walkabouts in The Songlines. What are we if not defined by our environment? Wikipedia). read Chatwin years ago. Thanks.