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| | E-LEARNING UNCOVERED
NOVEMBER 11, 2012 Places Errors Hide in an E-Learning Course
As an e-learning project manager/designer/developer/writer/editor/[insert current hat here], it can be frustrating to stumble onto an error in your course. Whether it is an error on the title slide of the course or one hidden on a screen we hope won’t ever be noticed, it’s an unwelcome event to find a mistake. To help minimize missed errors, I put together this list of the places errors hide. use this to make sure my editors don’t forget to check certain areas as they edit the course. The onscreen text and transcript aren’t listed because I don’t find those areas to be problematic. Alt Text.
| | LEARNING WITH E'S
NOVEMBER 11, 2012 Skills for Learning 2.0
I have been thinking and writing about ' Learning 2.0 ' for some time now. This is the argument that there has been a paradigm shift in the way students learn - from 1.0 from passive to active, from individual to social and from consumer to producer. The University of Toronto's Mark Federman is a major contributor to this discourse. Firstly, learners need to be able to connect. Unported License.
| | I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED
NOVEMBER 11, 2012 Writing & Grammar: Confusing Words
by Jennie Ruby Sometimes confusing words take us by surprise, and sometimes we just blank on them. Being familiar with commonly confused words can help. The following words and phrases are like sharks lurking in the waters of our language: watch out! Use this challenge to raise your awareness as well as test your prowess with these word and phrase pairs. Challenge on confusing words: We had less/fewer trick-or-treaters this year than we expected. We have a lot of leftover candy like/such as Milk Duds and Smarties. "Wow that really took me back!"
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NOVEMBER 11, 2012 WordPress LMS (LearnDash) Finalized Core Features
After months of collecting your suggestions for functionality you would like to see in a WordPress LMS, we have finalized the core features that will be present in the initial release of the LearnDash. First, thank you to all who wrote us and provided their input – our WordPress LMS plugin is truly a product of your suggestions. It will be constantly evolving based on user demand.
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ECONTENT Google Maps, Your Outdoor Research Tool
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2012
For those of you who do not live in the Northwoods, my use of Google Maps may not seem valuable, but make certain you give consideration on how you might be able to utilize the satellite or street view for your own locale. It is amazing how a "birds-eye" view can help you plan activities. Here are just three examples of my own research conducted using Google Maps during 2012. Before starting on a long bike ride in the country, understand which roads are dirt as opposed to paved. almost impossible. quick check of Google Maps in the street view mode lets you plan routes in advance. MORE >>
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