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Bring your own

Learning with e's

Mobile learning is on the rise. It was inevitable that the mobile phone would be brought into the classroom, with or without 'permission'. Many children use their mobile phones in class even though school rules forbid them to do so. What would encourage schools to sanction the use of personal devices? There has been a lot of discussion recently about Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in schools.

Working on Internet Time

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet An artisan is a skilled manual worker in a particular craft, using specialized processes, tools and machinery. Artisans were the dominant producers of goods before the Industrial Revolution. Knowledge artisans of the post-industrial era are retrieving old world care and attention to detail, but using the latest tools and processes in an interconnected economy. Communities InternetTime Work

Check out a new Video Tip Series - Part one: Recording Videos

Visual Lounge

Creating videos from stratch can be tricky if you are a newcomer to the game. From camera placement to recording and editing techniques, we have you covered. A new video tip series will be sent out via Twitter and published weekly to our blog for the next 6 weeks. The first video is posted below and will present four tips that will help you record your video right the first time around.

On joining the eFront community

eFront

After several years in social media / communications for newtechnologies, with a focus on the elearning industry (and of course, after havingbeen an avid reader of the eFront blog myself!), I have now joined the eFrontteam. And I’m excited to be part of the eFront community! Coz we don’t believe elearning needs to be amystery, eFront is open in nature. AlleFront editions come with the source code.

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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Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Tomorrow I’m on a panel session on New Rules for the Enterprise 2020 at the Enterprise Learning! Summit in Alexandria, Virginia. I’m drawing a blank. 2020 is sooooo far away. Time for some quick-and-dirty research to get the brain in gear. asked my Internet Time Alliance colleagues. That led me to an article Harold and I had written on the demise of the training department. The U.S.

The Human Factor: Moderators in a Creative Online Community by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

In online communities, members can produce tremendous amounts of content. In closely moderated communities, members submit more work, and get more feedback than members of communities with no active moderator. Here’s an exploration of what the most effective moderators do that makes a big difference. Content Management Future Trends Getting Started Management Strategies Social Media

‘TED’ Talks App

Dont Waste Your Time

TED (iPhone/iPad): While not specifically a learning App I use this one quite a bit – the TED talks are interesting, inspirational, intellectual, funny. have linked to a few TED talks on my blog before (e.g. If not then watch it here! ). Technology, Entertainment, Design"]. Working on the iPhone or iPad this app brings the best of the TED Talks to your device. All very good.

Free Webinar: Storytelling Delivers Effective Learning

Enspire Learning

Join us for a free webinar Thursday, Apr. 26 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. Storytelling Delivers Effective Learning: Cisco Case Study. Led by Enspire’s Matt Lisle , Senior Instructional Designer and Writer, Cisco’s Dawn Adams Miller, Learning & Development Solutions Group, and Rachel Ashkin, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group. We all know that storytelling is a great technique to present learning content. But what if the story is the content? What if the story is primarily told in pictures and words? Click here to register! Blog Company News

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.

Venture Capital in Education: New Technology and New Solutions

OpenSesame

At last week’s SXSW interactive conference, blogger Betsy Corcoran of EdSurge convened a panel discussion among venture capitalists on the future of education technology: “ Classroom 2020: VCs and the Education Revolution ”. Participants included Mitch Kapor of Kapor Capital, Phillip Bronner of Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Rob Hutter of LearnCapital. Right Content Revolution

My New Best Friend: The Genovation MacroMaster 683

E-learning Uncovered

Last week , I talked about my addiction to keyboard shortcuts to help me reduce my development time. Well, Well, it gets worse! I’d like to introduce to you my new best friend, the Genovation MacroMaster 683. What is it? I’m so glad you asked. It is a 24-key, programmable keypad that lets me set up keystroke combinations that can shorten tasks in just about any software.

Libraries, Encyclopedias and DoDo Birds

eContent

What is the common thread connecting each of these items? Extinction (past or coming soon). By now many of you have heard that after 244 years, the Encyclopedia Britannica has published its last hard copy version ( WSJ news article ). While I love Wikipedia, the demise of the printed book brings us closer and closer to the fictitious world of Fahrenheit 451. What happened to the news?   --.

The Tale of a Job Hunt

Allison Rossett

Tweet Meet guest blogger, Marci Paino. Here is the story of her search for a new position. On the trail to a new position. This is the tale of a job hunt that I began in November, 2011. A few hours were spent updating and tweaking a resume. The roller coaster ride was just beginning! Would they like me? eagerly anticipated a response after submitting an application. love working from home.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

How Training Can Help Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap

Mindflash

The following article was written by Derek Singleton of SoftwareAdvice.com. The original can be seen here. Article republished with permission. Three Ways to Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap. recent Deloitte report estimated that as many as  600,000 jobs U.S. manufacturing jobs are unfilled. There’s a  skills mismatch in the manufacturing industry. With unemployment sitting at  8.3