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Common Cartridge


Common Cartridge is a standard created by the by the IMS Global Learning Consortium  that allows digital content and assessments to be bundled together in a package and then imported into a Learning Management System. IMS Standards common cartridge ims globalThis is especially useful when using multiple LTI tools to assemble a course. For example, the course content could be created with CourseArc, quizzes with Quizlet, and a collaborative class notebook with OneNote Class Notebook. This information is represented in a series of XML files in versions 1.0 through

IMS Global Learning Consortium: Interoperability Standards for Education by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The IMS Global Learning Consortium provides guidance and support for. Interoperability is a major concern as platforms and technologies for learning proliferate. SCORM and the. xAPI, LMSs, and LRSs came about because of attention from government and corporate organizations. what about the education field? learning technology in organizations worldwide.

Reaction to IMS Learning Impact 2012 Conference


We may have all been drinking the same cool-aid, but at the IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Impact Conference in Toronto, there was a meeting of the minds. The IMS is at the cutting edge of web 2.0 However, of the participants actually doing it I spoke with at the IMS conference, many believe the requirements are ahead of the market and they are being forced to make decisions from a limited set of options.  The seriousness of the problem in our educational system is being matched with forward thinking leadership – and that was on full display at the IMS confence.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


Accessibility eLearning Tools IMS Standards Instructional Design Online Learning accessibility closed captioning eLearning instructional design Section 508 user experience UX video-based learningVideo is a powerful instructional tool, but some of your students will need the extra step of captions in order to fully appreciate the message in a video-based lesson. The short answer? Vimeo.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im Mrs. Dalloway

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Im Mrs. Dalloway Im just back from vacation and still trying to make the transition back into work mode. Im disturbed to report that Im The Poisonwood Bible. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Not quite there yet. But I did learn that I am like Mrs. Dalloway. Youre Mrs. Dalloway !

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Im a (K)nitwit! Im looking forward to your post on blended quilting! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Its winter here in New England. time when this womans thoughts turn to knitting. Or, rather, the desire to be a knitter. Yet again. This impulse hits me every few years. Me likey. Janet.I

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im getting emotional about e-Learning!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Im getting emotional about e-Learning! We are now beginning to talk about supporting learning styles (on the basis of very questionable models), but we do not systematically engage motivation, address anxiety, [and] really inspire learning." (p. 3) [Clark, Im interested to hear more of your thoughts on learning styles as you alluded to them here]. 128) R.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a Gamer 3.0!

Learning Visions

Friday, December 14, 2007 Im a Gamer 3.0! You progress through a series of choices you make throughout a typical day and at the end you are given a summary and a brief description of the type of gamer you are." Im so pleased. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. If youve been reading my blog for awhile, you know that Ive been really into the whole topics of gamers -- who is, who isnt, and should we even use that term? I had a poll a while back, Are You A Gamer? that sparked a good conversation. How bout you. eLearnin.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. To understand the difference between the two standards, it’s important to note that IMS and Caliper are driven by higher ed and thus of particular interest to the Educause crowd. Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year. ” OK, granted. Standardized connectors need to be built.

Old vs New Ways of Thinking About…

Kapp Notes

Unstructured. (IM, Blog, email). Looking at the difference between old and new ways of thinking about knowledge, information, learning, video games and other critical concepts. Perception of…. Knowledge. Structured. Books, Memos, SOPs). Organizational Structure. Hierarchical Team-based Structure. Level Playing Field, Equality. Communication Channels. Formal. Face-to-Face, Phone Calls). Informal. Twitter, Facebook). Software Applications. Interface and Information are Separate. Information is the Interface. Career Advancement. Patient Ascent. Horizontal, Forward, Backward, Not Linear.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. To understand the difference between the two standards, it’s important to note that IMS and Caliper are driven by higher ed and thus of particular interest to the Educause crowd. Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year. ” OK, granted. Standardized connectors need to be built.

What It Means to Be Collaborative in Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll use  group IM chats  if there’s something that we feel like the whole group needs to know or weigh in on. Face-to-face, IM, or phone are our preferred tools. This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Here is a section on collaboration: COLLABORATIVE DESIGN. We’ll  avoid using email.

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Case Study: Learning Chess through Mobile Tests

iSpring Solutions

My name is Javier Gil. I am an International Chess Master (I.M.) Shared. and FIDE trainer, and I work for the Sydney Academy of Chess and also as a Freelance Chess Coach. Read more ». Case Study

Learnlets » Claude Ostyn RIP

Clark Quinn

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn

Mark Oehlert

» December 06, 2007 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn Hurry, hurry, step right up and cast your vote! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « msnbc is predicting the news? Main | Firefox and Opera.You Are Both Pissing Me Off!! So who to vote for? Congrats to all the nominees! think I have an idea.

Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning


If not tests, IM from mobile devices can be definitely utilized for gathering opinions on topics pertaining to the lessons learnt. For training sustenance the learners can also utilize texting or IM to receive instant feedback from experts on their handheld devices and feel more confident in their work – therefore, show better results. Learners access them as per their schedule.

Spring Fever: How to Address Short Attention Spans in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Hopefully you’ve made it to the end of this article, and have left that email, text, IM, or other distraction to handle later!) As an eLearning designer, use microlearning, interactivity, and straightforward content to keep learners engaged; when you do, it’s more likely you’ll keep their attention and help them reach the end of your course. It’s April and that means spring has arrived.

Why an LMS Needs Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Functionality


IMS Global Learning Consortium says, ‘When vendors take advantage of a common approach to interoperability, such as LTI, integrations can be completed considerably faster and at a much lower cost.’ If you want to dodge IT expenses and give users the best learning experience possible, implement a Learning Tools Interoperability-compliant eLearning system.”. LMS & eLearning

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LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight


Most users utilize the devices to shop, bank, look up information, chat through IM as well as do Video chat and of course, use it to make audio calls. As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it. Learning and Technology are closely linked than ever before in schools, higher education institutions as well as corporate houses. contact-form-7]. Learning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

» March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. " S even Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki : March 05, 2008 in Catch Up | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. sure to check out the "Room" feature.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

weet chats, telephone conversations, IMs, coffee time discussions – any and all of these can be micro-learning Micro-learning can be formally designed and built into learning programs in various forms or it can occur as informal exchanges of knowledge and information either online or face-to-face. Should it be something that takes less than 5 minutes to consume? How can I help you?

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

Your Training Edge

Featured image by Bin im Garten. This is the fourth in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and argument against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training. Read the previous article: MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same. MOOCs aren’t interactive. They don’t provide opportunities for active learning or engagement. Use discussion boards and social media. Gamify.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

The possible reasons are many: It seems like more work: We spend enough time sending emails, meeting, IM’ing and (imagine this) actually working as it is. Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Informal learning is an everyday thing. We call it #TalkTech. It’s a 30 minute chat we hold once a week on Twitter.

How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools

eLearning Brothers

You can access your email, SMS, and IM reminders from one place. Julie Petersen is a tutor and a blogger who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. At the moment, she is working on her first eBook dedicated to online learning. You may see Julie’s latest publications and contact her via  LinkedIn. The following tools will help you boost your productivity.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages. eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. The answer is simple. The list that it follows is not in particular order.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Till that time, I wouldn’t be relying on them for much more than connecting and communicating, another tool like IM, video chat, VoIP etc. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. Or does it happen in spite of these systems?

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Features include social with profiles, inbox, e-mail notification, file storage aka file repository, SCORM, course authoring tool,  supports IMS, QTI, assessment tool, announcements, backup manager, blogs, polls, analytics and I could go on. . #4 Opigno. Features include assignments, gradebook, course management, assessment tool, syllabus tool, lesson builder aka course authoring tool, announcements, social, calendar, messaging, file repository including sharing, polls, presentation tool, workspaces, ePortfolio, analytics, IMS and SCORM.  Especially, people seeking a LMS.

A Complete List of Free Stock Image Sites for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

IM Creator : many free for commercial use; some require attribution. The Internet is rife with free things, especially free stock image sites. However, there are usually three main issues with the free stock image sites: The free stock images aren’t really free. For example, free is confined to “free for personal use.” Most of the free stock image sites are irrelevant.

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Is the cloud hastening the demise of the LMS?


The IMS Global Learning Consortium has announced the release latest version of the IMS Learning Tools Interoperability Specification – Version 1.1. This specification provides a way for courses running in IMS-conformant Learning Management systems to securely access remote content, tools and services, and receive back user’s results. Perhaps the unintended consequence of the IMS LTI 1.1 LEARNING REACHES TO THE CLOUD. This is a big change, and a welcome one. Blackboard, for example, provides a rich set of tools; however, they only work on Blackboard.

Webcam Video: Now Available in Snagit

Visual Lounge

It’s often emphasized that video is in a different league compared to phone calls, emails, or IM when it comes to corporate communications. Have you ever dreamed of having your own television show? Or at least given the idea a passing thought? Well, the concept isn’t too far-fetched. But that was just the beginning. Today, webcams are used for all kinds of things.

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3 Revolutionary Developments Transforming the Pharmaceutical Landscape

CommLab India

According to a report released by IMS Health, by 2017, the US is likely to capture the highest share (31%) of the global market for medicines, which will reach between $1.135 trillion and $1.235 trillion. The pharmaceutical industry is one of the key components of the American economy. Let us see what they are. 1. Emergence of value-based reimbursement models. Hope you liked this post.

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy


Tweet chats, telephone conversations, IMs, coffee time discussions – any and all of these can be micro-learning. In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. Should it be something that takes less than 5 minutes to consume? The Drivers. How can I help you?

Ten Reasons I Hate Email

Tom Spiglanin

Better yet, IM or call me. Source Yoel Ben-Avraham on Flikr. hate email. It’s wasted a lot of my time over the years, and promises to continue. The problem isn’t actually email itself, of course. It’s a perfectly useful communication medium. The problem is in the way it’s used and abused. Email is a default medium. People use it because it’s comfortable.

Open Source E-Learning Development 20: Reusable E-Learning Object Authoring & Delivery Suite

The E-Learning Curve

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