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Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015

Jane Hart

Following the release of the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015, I have been working on this year’s Guidebook, and have now created a Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015 list, where I classify the tools in 30 categories.  So here it is … 1 – MOOC platforms Khan Academy (33)  |  Coursera (44)  |  iTunesU (75) […]. Social learning

Characteristics of a Flipped Classroom

LearnDash

iTunesU. Flipped classrooms are starting to gain in popularity across various levels of education. Empowered by today’s tech tools, learners can now absorb content on their own time and then use class time to practice what they’ve learned. It is this blended learning approach that makes flipped classrooms an attractive option for educators. Subjects Most Flipped. Science. eBooks.

Medical Simulations in SecondLife - Collaboration with iTunesU?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

wonder if anyone is looking into a collaboration or partnership between iTunesU and SecondLife ? If you are still wondering what all the fuss is about with Second Life , and you're not the type of learner to simply get in and play around, then read this blog post and listen to the interview that is there as well. Doctors will get a small dose of content, but they will then have to address a patient scenario related to hypertension and diabetes." Also, check out the 2L Educators Wiki for more information about other educational activities occuring "inworld". That would be very cool!

EPIC 2020 Future of Education

Jay Cross

No, I don’t buy it all but step by step, this is a believable scenario for the elimination of colleges as we’ve known them. Just Jay

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Don’t forget the lectures from University of Oxford and Stanford on iTunesU. 6. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school. This list is meant for continuous learners and for procrastinators looking for distractions in the coming year. 1. Learn through Visual Search Engines. How would you like your search engine to show results in a collage? Buzz up!

Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

Your Training Edge

ITunesU – Apple’s free app “gives students access to all the materials for courses in a single place. Duke Free Courses – Duke offers courses on ITunesU. Source: BestCollegesOnline.org. What’s at stake?: $400 billion: amount of money spent annually in U.S. on universities . Every educational institution wants a piece of that pie. MOOCs could jeopardize that. The World Wide U. link].

To MOOC Or Not To MOOC? That is the question for the learner…

Coffee and Design

Recorded lectures on iTunesU isn’t a MOOC! I responded to a recent question on Quora this morning, If a MOOC is offered in both scheduled and self-paced versions, how should students choose between them? What’s the tradeoff for setting aside a dedicated schedule to keep pace with a scheduled MOOC? see  [link] ). Do they want to learn in a community with other learners?

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

eLearning Learning Posts

iTunesU; Do students like it? Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content. 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. found I disagreed with Kate’s view on a number of points, and stand on the other side of the fence from her argument for a number of reasons. don’t want anyone to get me wrong. like Kate a lot. Seriously. 2008).

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/24/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Apple's iTunesU puts college lectures on your iPod - News 10. Almost a dozen universities, including some from the Ivy League, have agreed to take part in a pilot project run by Apple called iTunesU. February 24, 2006. Tag: Podcasting. Mapping informal relationships at a company is revealing -- and useful - Business Week. The use of social network analysis as a management tool is accelerating. Given the current emphasis on managing talent, companies are hungry for ways to find and nurture their organizations' most in-the-know employees. Also, see: Untangling Office Connections.

How can “Open Education Resources” deliver value?

Spark Your Interest

edu , iTunesU , etc with my clients, if they are looking for open content as the applicability factor is higher (less wading) for a d-i-y search. . Over on the learning circuits blog, this month’s  Big Question is… How do we leverage Open Content in Workplace Learning? It’s hard to say that open/free is bad in most situations, but I’m going to distill this down to “how can OER deliver value&# ? . The sources identified in the original blog post are more academically targeted, I typically share: Slideshare , TED talks , youtube. Get on the radar!

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use. You can never keep up with it all, but access to many experts who are also finding and sharing the lastest tech tools make it much less daunting.

University Partners With Businesses to Improve Education

CLO Magazine

Innovating learning with Apple products such as iPads, iBooks, iTunesU and iMovie. San Jose State seeks to build on what it does now to enhance student learning and preparation for the workplace. San Jose, Calif. — Sept. 17 San Jose State University announced it has launched a five-year, $28 million initiative to partner with Cisco and Nexus IS Inc. to upgrade the campus' information technology infrastructure. Never before in the history of higher education has technology provided such important challenges and opportunities. Implementing lecture capture and video conferencing.

#lrnchat - Working (or not) with SMEs

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

University professors (another form of SME) have their lectures video taped and freely downloadable via iTunesU.  If you haven't jumped on the twitter bandwagon because it just seems stupid, then maybe something like #lrnchat will convince you to give it a(nother) try.  Here's a good look at the numbers during last nights #lrnchat from Dave's Whiteboard.  It happens every Thursday night from 5:30pm to 7pm Pacific Time.  Also, don't forget to "follow" @lrnchat to get more info via your twitter account stream. Many of the #lrnchat regulars are big proponents of informal learning, web2.0,

Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Presentation: A Pocket University (or iTunesU at Oxford University) - Dont Waste Your Time , October 8, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 2009. October was a really great month for content! Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. Learner Personas for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , October 5, 2009. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. Twitter for learning - Sticky Learning , October 25, 2009.