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12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom

Dont Waste Your Time

This resource from Vicki Davis – “A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom” on Edutopia is a good starting point for planning the inclusion of social media in learning spaces. Vicki closes by saying something very similar to what I submitted to the Mobile Learning – “Improving Learning with Mobile Technology” eBook: “Social media is here.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ The research isn’t heartening. We also have been “learning-out-loud” and “working-out-loud”, thereby trying our best to practice this form of learning.

‘The Survival of Higher Education’ by @timbuckteeth

Dont Waste Your Time

Steve often writes individual posts or, like recently, he writes a series of post with common themes to expand or challenge a certain approach or concept of education – his 2010 series on ‘Distance Learning / Distance Education’  initiated some interesting discussions. The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles. Norman, 1990).” WordPress

ZaidLearn's New Learning Space = Netvibes?

ZaidLearn

Link to ZaidLearn's New Learning Space Netvibes NO TIME! have been kind of busy the last two weeks implementing a lot of work related e-learning crap, and sadly have found no time to sit down, reflect and write something that is even more crap :) Hopefully, I can complete my 5-part learning series next week. learning tools OER/FREEJust need to find the time!

Facebook for Learning? Boleh!

ZaidLearn

Click here to view the Articulate version DOWNLOAD MP3 and Articulate Version (Unzip before viewing) Slideshare Version LEARNING SESSION This week's learning session explored Facebook and how we can use it to facilitate learning. As expected, thanks to the juicy topic 'Facebook', we had a full house (e-learning lab, I mean!). Boleh! LET'S DO IT! Boleh!

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. know its in the buzz phase, but every day new apps are being developed and launched in the commercial space. If emerging technology has taught us anything, it is only a matter of time until it bounces into our space. Social Learning.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 for Associations by Jeff Cobb (Update 11/30/2010: suggested by Christopher Pappas ) “In Learning 2.0 for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver. Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.

Digital age learning

Learning with e's

In my Learning is learning post yesterday, I started a debate about andragogy and pedagogy. held the position that the theory of andragogy (Malcolm Knowles) adds very little to our understanding of learning. In some ways, I argued, andragogy theory seems outmoded in the light of recent rapid developments in new teaching methods, learning resources and digital media.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. 

What I am hearing and seeing in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

What has always amazed me are number of e-learning vendor web sites whose design looks like it came from 1995 when Netscape ruled the land. You also can’t leave out m-learning platforms, assessment tool providers, web conferencing, audio conferencing and a couple social platforms. Upside Learning. Here are the ways vendors are doing it (which explains why it works): Vendors create their own apps – it maybe as simple as a new gadget such as learning game. This is an exciting time to be in the e-learning space. Learning 24/7. Coggno.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: You say that ‘survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else’.

Learning in 3D Week 4 Stops for Blog Book Tour

Kapp Notes

And, join us on Facebook at the Learning in 3D page. Tour Stops Day Sixteen 02/01/10 Gordon Snyder's blog Information & Communications Technology Blog Day Seventeen 02/02/10 Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem Day Eighteen 02/03/10 Bart Pursel at Virtual Learning Worlds. Day Nineteen 02/04/10 Clive Shepherd(already posted due to a vacation) Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour Day Twenty 02/05/10 Tom Werner who has a Brandon Hall Research blog. Here are the great stops for week 4 of the blog book tour. Blog Book Tour Recap Week One: Awesome!

ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem? 101 Free Learning Tools OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free EduGames Printer-Friendly Version Lets explore the idea that there is at least one excellent free learning tool (or site) for every learning problem, need or issue! Elgg Learning Management System ( LMS )? Learning)? Learning 2.0

M-Learning Message Home

eLearning 24-7

He faced a similar challenge we in the e-learning world suffer from today – not enough information on the mobile frontier. Except our space isn’t the universe, rather learning. Mobile to Me is not necessarily M-Learning to you (from the vendors’ perspective). Mobile is still on the rise, with more vendors (LMS, authoring tools, assessment, e-learning tools, etc.) Those who know subscribe to my Linkedin group (E-Learning 24/7) will know that I recommend they just use the term TinCan and move on, but that is for another day. Yippee!

Learning Locker: it’s your data

Stoatly Different

Guest blogger: Dave Tosh. A new product that we are currently working on here at HT2, Learning Locker, has several important aspects at its core, one of which is data ownership. In a nutshell, Learning Locker provides a destination where users can create a personal locker housing their learning data that they can then put to work for them. The data comes from a variety of sources including the web and any learning platform that exports Tin Can statements. The final method is via learning platforms you use in school, at college, at work or online. Export.

What I’ve learned in my first week of a dual-layer MOOC (DALMOOC)

George Siemens

This last week we launched our open course on Data, Analytics, and Learning on edX. In the process, I’ve used roughly any tool I can get my hands on, including Second Life, Twitter, Facebook, G+, Netvibes, blogs, Wikispaces, Diigo, and so on. Essentially, in this model, we take away the sweet spot of learning. Learning transparently is an act of teaching.

Designing 21st Century Learning Experiences at UniKL!

ZaidLearn

Insya-Allah, my 1-day workshop can inspire a few (or more) UniKL''s lecturers to take up the learning transformation challenge. Hmm, I am sure there are already learning transformers at UniKL, so I am also looking forward to discover a few new learning tricks, too. After this workshop, you will be able to: Discuss how the brain learns. LOOKING FORWARD! Thanks! Use web 2.0

Great workshop on building #widgets with ROLE app

Ignatia Webs

Widgets are great for they can give a content overview in just a minimal space. One page overviews that cover a diversity of online tools via widgets that show the headlines or titles of what is going on in each of these learning spaces. ROLE has just entered the fourth project year, where our main endeavour is to test the already operating learning environment and widgets.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Prediction #2. Bullseye!

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

In turn, teachers enthusiastically transformed themselves into facilitators , guiding and coaching the participants to inquire, explore, discover and even generate new learnings. Yes, workplace learning has thankfully become more constructivist and even connectivist over time, but we all know that instructivism is still alive and well. Even in the e‑learning space, online courses are typically linear, virtual classes frequently replicate their bricks-and-mortar antecedents, while podcasts, of course, are quintessentially instructivist. Instructivism is dead.

False frontiers

Learning with e's

In education, the common objective is usually to learn specific content, skills or competencies within defined areas. Ostensibly, learning is an individual goal, and each student does tend to learn in their own way, using their own favoured approaches and tools. We refer to this as personalised learning ( a video explains ). There are other spaces to use.

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The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need. It means mini-games that reinforce learning.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

There are so many cool ways to learn online now. Learn through Visual Search Engines. Learn from Word Clouds. Though Word Clouds aren’t new, have you used them as a learning tool? One of the best ways to learn is to look at things from a new perspective. OpenLearn has a Learning Space with lecture notes and discussion forums. online learning

Libraries without walls

Learning with e's

Libraries are shaking off this image, and embracing new technologies and approaches to support learning in the 21st Century. The answer was four-fold - libraries provide content, services, spaces and skills. Spaces Users of libraries need to be aware that the model of management of the physical space is changing. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Less vendors are offering the HTML5 output, which seems to be strange, especially as more e-learning vendors as a whole are jumping right in. Again, this makes the most sense, and again there are products out there that do it (not in the e-learning space).  Ability to add your company’s logo to the video – at the bottom left of the screen – rather than just in the opening – a big win for those folks in sales or firms who provide online learning to clients. Learning 24/7. and then add text boxes, lines, etc. Audio Recording and Editing.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. Andrew is very passionate about creating engaging, educational, and entertaining learning experience through web-based training and simulations. and an instructor at the University of Cincinnati.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Video galore. Rovy F.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0

Buzzing with Social Curation Tools!

ZaidLearn

As Yahoo is trying hard to kill (sell) off Delicious gently , it is perhaps time to find and explore other alternatives to sort out my management of juicy learning resources and discoveries (URLs). Ideally, I would love a large white learning space (in the cloud!), Social_Media learning tools Curation OER/FREEthanks to SEO strategies. Amazingly annoying! DELICIOUS = RIP?

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How Serendipitous Discoveries Make Great Learning Stories!

Designed for Learning

originally posted this on facebook for my family and friends and quickly realized that this is becoming a learning experience. But here it is, as I wrote it on my facebook wall with the accompanying picture. - My elder sister and family have recently moved to Vancouver and this weekend, they finally got their hands on their car! More about that at the end of the story. Because.

A Quick Look at Two 3D Learning Worlds

Kapp Notes

It is interesting that with all the attention on the Facebook purchase of Oculus Rift , the virtual reality goggles that immerse the learner in a 3D world, people have forgotten about the continued work on building and creating 3D virtual world platforms for learning, collaboration and teamwork. Enjoyable and practical way to learn a new language. Check it out.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Most systems in the education space are still strongly focused on synchronous based learning. Other cool components that are part of this system, Community Content Commons – repository of learning objects, resources – created, vetted and assessed by the Epsilen community, external content providers including CSIS and PBS. Facebook and Twitter integration.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. These have the potential to redefine what it means to learn online. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Share this on Facebook.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!”

One step beyond

Learning with e's

To achieve its optimum effect, the use of any social media - whether it be blogging, wikis or any other form of sharing of content - must breach the walls of the traditional learning space. Social media are time and space independent. They do not operate within, or rely upon, traditional ways of learning. Facebook isn't just about friends and family anymore.

Designing 21st Century Learning Experiences at UKM (organized by MLAM)!

ZaidLearn

First, I would thank Mobile Learning Association of Malaysia (MLAM) and Prof Mohamed Amin Embi for inviting me to facilitate the 4th Specialized Workshop on Ubiquitous Learning entitled '' Designing 21st Century Learning Experiences '' at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) on 29th November 2014. After this workshop, you will be able to: Discuss how the brain learns.

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Innovation in open online courses

George Siemens

In a few weeks, our edX course Data, Analytics, and Learning (#DALMOOC https://www.edx.org/course/utarlingtonx/utarlingtonx-link5-10x-data-analytics-2186 ) will start. Since MOOCs gained popularity with top tier universities, significant effort has been put into finding new ways to present learning content. The connection between learning and application is hampered as MOOC resources do not always persist after a course has ended and there is limited search functionality in MOOCs. Aside from this hype, the value of social learning is clear in academic literature.