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Ten Tips for Designing Mobile Learning Content by Gerry Griffin

Learning Solutions Magazine

The driver for mobile learning is not technology. It is content — and not just any old content or re-heated content from existing eLearning or classroom programs. Here are ten tips that will create demand for your mLearning, plus advice about getting buy-in from the right groups of people. Design Techniques Getting Started Mobile Learning

Future directions

Learning with e's

The first EDEN ( European Distance and E-learning Network ) Fellows day was a thought provoking and absorbing event. Pictured - Fellows discussing a proposal for a position paper). Many of those who presented identified similar themes, including the exponential rise and popularity of social media (blogs, wikis, podcasts, social network tools), open educational resources and mobile learning.

Writing & Grammar: What Should Editors Change?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby. First, a point of clarification re last week's contest : we had more than two dozen entries, not just several. Second, an excellent question was raised on the blog : how much re-writing can be allowed on something like this before the meaning is changed?When When I set up the contest, I did have in mind just ridding the existing text of redundancies. That is exactly what the majority of contestants did, and I categorized those entries as "editing." " The other entries were complete rewrites; in other words, they were substantive edits. Writing & Grammar

A Game of Phones = A Serious Learning Game at mLearnCon

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I write this I'm flying to mLearnCon on the same flight as Alicia Sanchez (@ gamesczar ) and Kris Rockwell (@ hybridkris and Hybrid Learning ). The pair teamed up this year to create a card game for mLearnCon. While this may seem an odd genre of gaming for an mlearning conference, I trust in their creative collective genius and can't wait to play. We all share, collaborate, and have fun.

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

tLearning: The next frontier

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

Tablet Education or tLearning  has really advanced over the last couple of years accompanying the hardware advances that have been made. On the face of it, portable hand-held devices that can augment learning are a natural ask from the consumer today in many markets. In my opinion, tLearning will succeed where mLearning (m=mobile) failed, primarily because of the increased screen estate and touch based technology makes it viable. Some of the advantages of tLearning include: Ubiquitous learning, portability and ease of use. Here are a few interesting ones. Kineo Brainchild. iProf. Prazas.

Weekly Bookmarks (6/19/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Tiny Timeline Tidbits – lilybiri’s posterous. Tips and shortcuts for the Captivate timeline. tags: e-learning captivate. 10 eLearning Freebies: Instructional Design and eLearning: Tips, Advice and Reviews. Free templates, sound effects, graphics, and more. tags: e-learning free storyboard cartoon m-learning template audio graphics. Resources from my presentation at Innovations in e-learning Symposium | Kapp Notes. Research highlights on learning with avatars, games, and simulations. tags: e-learning avatar games simulations research. What Does Your e-Learning Yield? Bookmarks

ELN insights blog

From the Coleface

Interested in e-learning in a wider context than professional services? That feels like a large part of the venn diagram to me…. Take a look at the eLearning Network’s splendid new blog eLN insights. You also find that I’ve found a way to apply something from school Latin lesssons to real life – What can e-learning take from classical mythology? learning training

Chaos from Order: Me @TED

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

Sometime ago, I gave a TED Talk. The extended transcript, by way of blog posts formed a six-part blog series , and the video was upload recently. The theme of the talk was essentially that we have become used to thinking of the educational system as a system to produce the learned rather than a system that fosters learners, and that scale is our biggest challenge today. ‘ As always, would love to hear your comments! Filed under: Uncategorized

Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-06-19

Jane Hart

Tweet. It’s A Facebook World … Other Social Networks Just Live In It [link] via @ techcrunch #. RT @ LnDDave : Reflections on # realwplearn Chat: From Learning Design to Performance Design: [link] #. Learning is the new work, by @ jaycross [link] #. When is the best time to tweet? The secrets to getting a high “RCEF:” [link] via @ tweetsmarter #. RT @ realwplearn : Think experiences – not “courses&# [link] # realwplearn #. Adding Play Into the Enterprise [link] via @ socialcast #. Joining is Important to Social Learning – [link] via @ denniscallahan #.