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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.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.

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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 – learnstreaming.com [link] via @ denniscallahan #.