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Five wonderful Open Access journals to read and write for

Ignatia Webs

At the same time reading up on wonderfully rich and open access journals or magazines makes my day. JOLT or the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching: it is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication that aims to promote scholarship in the use of the Internet and web-based multimedia resources in higher education. Really working towards a global research community.

Exploring #seamless learning for #MOOC and #mobile

Ignatia Webs

The wonderful Bill Brandon editor of the Learning Solutions Magazine (online, free magazine with lots of practical eLearning news) allowed me to write a short introduction to seamless learning in an overall setting, combining mobile and MOOC/online features. eLearning guild informal learning journals mLearning mobile mobile learning mooc seamless learning

Worker Training Trends in the Gig Economy

Pract.us

Margery Weinstein writes for Training Magazine , “The training challenge for temporary employees is different from the challenge of training long-term, permanent employees. With more freelancers in the workforce, businesses can use training to help them become productive team members quickly. As of 2015, there are almost 54 million Americans working as freelance or contract employees.

Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine

Kapp Notes

Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences. You can read some posts about its closing: Training Magazine Closes and Now, it appears, So Do the Conferences It's Happening in the Learning Industry: Training Magazine and Web Site Shutting Down RIP Training Magazine by Jane Bozarth Training Magazine, RIP by Jay Cross Training Magazine and Web Site to Close at Learning Solutions Magazine Fortunately, over the past few years a number of information sources have arisen that can provide good, solid information about the industry.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Astronomy News :  @astronomy  The latest astronomy news, curated by the [Inside] team. Mental floss :  @mental_floss  Amazing facts from the people at Mental Floss magazine. Pubic Domain Review :  @PublicDomainRev  Online journal and cabinet of curiosities dedicated to showcasing the most beautiful and unusual out-of-copyright works available on the web. Wikipedia).

The Forge - Karl Gude and the Importance of Visual Communication

Visual Lounge

In our second episode ever, Michigan State University's School of Journalism Professor Karl Gude came for a wonderful conversation. Karl has been creating infographics for the news since the 70s. He has created a variety of material for major newspapers, magazines and wire services such as Newsweek, the New York Daily News and at The Associated Press. The Forge 573

Join us LIVE on The Forge - Thursday at 2pm ET

Visual Lounge

Karl Gude ( @karlgude ) has been creating news graphics since the late 70s and is one of the few visual journalists who has worked for newspapers, news magazines and wire services. Karl left Newsweek in 2006 after accepting a position at Michigan State University's School of Journalism to create an information graphics program. And we probably won't need to bleep Streep!

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Flipboard : allows me to bring news, blog posts and sites of interest together simply. This social magazine has replaced a number of different interfaces for me. Its easy and seamless interface makes jumping between news, blogs, journals, magazines and applications such as Flickr simple and straightforward. The second resource I turn to each morning after Twitter.

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

He reads books, accesses the Britannica Encyclopedia CD on his PC, participates in group discussions at his university, reads journals, magazines and newspapers in the library, logs on to the (slowly working) internet once in a while, watches TV, listens to the radio, and so on. A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. Forward to the year 2014.

Are You a Harvard Hypocrite?

eContent

An article in Time Magazine notes that Harvard now spends $3.75 million per year on subscriptions to research journals. In the same news release about the cost of journals, Harvard did not offer lower prices for the Harvard Business Review. Understand that this post is being written by a Dartmouth man, but in truth this topic has little to do with either school.

3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

Where once we may have used a bus journey or flight to muse over something we learned, nowadays we are more than likely interrupted by a message, newsflash, or notification, if we are not already using the smartphone to access online courses, news, or other information. Regular Journaling. Ways to Facilitate Reflective Learning with your LMS. Assessment and Surveys.

No-Nonsense Employee Training – The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology suggests that drawing pictures helps people remember what they’ve learned. In her article for Chief Learning Officer magazine this week, Bravetta Hassell cites a finding that 50% of all the people who leave a company do so within one year of being hired. This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

Blogging and open access journals are becoming the first choice of publishing for many academics and scholars. Many are turning away from the closed journals regardless of the status they currently enjoy, because open access journals and blogs gain a larger audience for their writing, and publishing is quicker. How does social media disrupt cultural hegemony? Not anymore.

Learning Resolutions: Inject More Humor

OpenSesame

He has been a regular guest on Fox Business News and featured in CNBC, BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, Training Magazine, and Bloomberg News. Hello, and welcome to the end of the year! If you’re like me, then you’re already sick of New Year’s resolutions because they never seem to work out the way you want them to. For example, every year I hope to lose weight with the ultimate goal of becoming invisible, but it just hasn’t happened yet. And don’t even get me started on my 2011 resolution to command my very own helicopter army. So hit us with your best shot!

Last chance to vote for a ScreenChamp!

Visual Lounge

Karl Gude ( @karlgude ) has been creating news graphics since the late 70s and is one of the few visual journalists who has worked for newspapers, news magazines and wire services. Karl left Newsweek in 2006 after accepting a position at Michigan State University's School of Journalism to create an information graphics program. your vote does matter! Save the date ).

How to Help Your Team Become Continuous Learners

Pract.us

Training Journal cites research by ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity which concluded that “having a culture of learning is a hallmark of high-performance organizations.” As a manager, you have greater power to shape team culture and initiate change than anyone in the company. Lead your team to continuous learning. It does make a difference. Embrace questions. But as Inc.

How Social Media Has Changed Learning: A Few Answers Via Tweet Chat

Mindflash

Something as simple as reading newspapers, magazines, journal articles, and even full length books is still a powerful way to learn. 11:18:35 am NolanHabegger: Q3) Timely access to news and information within particular spheres of shared interest – common ground without collaboration #lrnchat. These weekly chats are a major part of how I learn. Last week was no exception.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/16/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

20 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have - The Journal. Linkology - New York Magazine. Wired News has a report on research that suggests the tone, and often the intent, of half of all e-mail is misconstrued by readers. Information Overload: Blogs As Content Navigators, Information Filters, Trusted Niche Guides - Robin Good. In the book by P. Evans and T.S. CompUSA has reach, while an Apple store has richness. Tag: Information Overload. gada.be: Information Overload. Tag: Technology Skills. There are upwards of 27 million blogs in the world. Tag: Linking Blogs.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] February 2-3, 2013 International Conference on Educational and Information Technology (ICEIT), 2 nd , organized by the International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) and the International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET), Hong Kong, China. Clayton R. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/30/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Re-appraising Emotional Intelligence - Training Journal. This article is deliberately going to take the opposite tack to the vast majority of bloggers who are, predictably, jumping to the defense of the blogosphere after Forbes Magazine published a feature by Daniel Lyons entitled Attack of the Blogs. Free Mind Mapping Software. Open Source mind mapping tool. About mind maps. Tag: mindmap. Review: Everything Bad is Good for You - Slashdot. Tag: Everything Bad is Good for You. What exactly is the role of podcasting in knowledge work? Denham Grey. Tag Emotional Intelligence.

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The Virtual Reality

CLO Magazine

In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, an online business journal for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, General Electric Co.’s The bad news is the urgency to embrace virtual collaborative learning and the consequences of waiting are greater than organizations thought. The good news is this insight can accelerate social learning efforts.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Ten Myths about Video in e-Learning: Part 1 by Stephen Haskin - Learning Solutions Magazine , May 3, 2010 Video has been called the original rapid e-Learning method, and there is no doubt that it is now an important medium in our work. Today the big news is Scribd Switches to HTML5; Adobe To Make Tools for HTML5. Nuts and Bolts: Principles of Multimedia Learning by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , May 4, 2010 Some of the most frequently asked questions among instructional designers are the ones dealing with text, images, and narration and how best to use them together.

Free Speech, Social Media and Your Job

CLO Magazine

News & World Report has found plenty of data that proves that the notion of online privacy is an illusion. She has contributed content to Social Media Today, Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Journal and other industry websites. This blog post was originally published in Chief Learning Officer ‘s sister publication Workforce magazine. Social Media and Employment.

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Friday Cartoon: “The tech repair video said to first unplug the computer…”

Mindflash

“Bad news: The new guy got the VP training by mistake. Publications that use his cartoons include Reader’s Digest, The Wall Street Journal, Good Housekeeping, Forbes, Barrons, Woman’s World, Harvard Business Review, Saturday Evening Post, American Legion Magazine, Funny Times and many mo re. Now he’s our boss.&#. Online Training training videos

Thursday on The Forge: Karl Gude and Visual Communication

Visual Lounge

Karl has been creating infographics for the news since the 70s. He's worked for newspapers, magazines and wire services like Newsweek, the New York Daily News and at The Associated Press. Karl has joined Michigan State University's School of Journalism to create an information graphics program. What makes a great visual? How can visuals help you explain complex topics?

Rival Electronic Readers Take Aim at Kindle

The Boggs e-Learning Chronicle

An article in today's Wall Street Journal, Publishers Nurture Rivals to Kindle by Shira Ovide and Geoffrey A. Fowler discusses some electronic reader alternatives being pushed by newspapers magazines. Excerpt: "Behind the publishers' e-reader efforts are hopes for a digital-distribution mechanism that offers new venues to expand readership and collect revenue for news and information, publishers say.  Some publishers regret not charging people for newspapers and magazine subscriptions on the web. Not so sure about that.but its an interesting read all the same.

Starting a conversation about MOOCs

Learning Journal

By Sir John Daniel (Journal of Interactive Media and Education, 2012) – solid review of xMOOCs, without much attention to cMOOCs (see Stephen Downes critique in comments here ). pedagogy of abundance. ( PDF ) By Martin Weller (Spanish Journal of Pedagogy, 2011). Rhizomatic Learning by Dave Cormier (2012) – video recommended!      Rhizomatic Education : Community as Curriculum by Dave Cormier (From Innovate – Journal of Online Education 2008)      Rhizomatic Learning – Why we teach? MOOC News and Reviews online magazine. Enjoy! Required. The Scoop on MOOCs.

E-Learning challenges in vocational education

E-Learning Provocateur

We can’t spend our entire days reading endless news feeds and subscribing to a multitude of professional journals and magazines. Yesterday I participated in an enterprise discussion panel at the eLearning08 conference in Sydney. Topics under discussion were the emerging issues and key challenges facing e-learning in the vocational education sector. Emerging issues. web 2.0

Whither CIPD?

Learnforever

The latest issue of the CIPD magazine, People Management (a title that is little to do with learning) carries a diagram showing “forty years of evolution” (pp 28-29 of the print edition) where the ITD is virtually airbrushed out of history. There’s an image of the IPM journal, but none of any ITD publication. voted for that merger. And the latter is not simply a subset of the former.

Cartoon: “I’m leaning toymaking to bring in some extra money for the holidays.”

Mindflash

“Bad news: The new guy got the VP training by mistake. Holiday cartoons are kind of an oddity. There’s all kinds of material available (Santa, snowmen, elves, Scrooge, reindeer…) but you’re looking at probably a good 100 years or so of Christmas cartoons that you’re up against; just about everything has been done at least a few times. Happy holidays!

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Learning and Working on the Web

There’s always a hunger for news, after all. I’m not a journalist nor a reporter and have no experience in mainstream media but I understand the Web and I think Sullivan gets it completely wrong. What Sullivan proposes with a slimmed-down paper and online presence already exists with magazines, like FastCompany. peer reviewed academic journals or blogs? Canada

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Learning and Working on the Web

There’s always a hunger for news, after all. I’m not a journalist nor a reporter and have no experience in mainstream media but I understand the Web and I think Sullivan gets it completely wrong. What Sullivan proposes with a slimmed-down paper and online presence already exists with magazines, like FastCompany. peer reviewed academic journals or blogs? Canada

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Make way for virtual learning communities

Electronic Papyrus

Yesterday you were a reader of newspapers, magazines, or books. They are now providers of “opportunities for edification and involvement rather than just a provider of serial subscriptions” ( David Leslie in the Journal of Mammalogy ). The newspaper model of social networking often capitalizes on a local community’s interest in being involved in local news, photos, sports, etc.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis in eLearning 2.0 - Learning with e’s , September 12, 2010 The latest issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments is a special issue entitled: Towards eLearning 2.0 Nuts and Bolts: Too Many Tools by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , September 7, 2010 Cognitive overload – too much information – is one type of problem for learners. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010 After all the inevitable turmoil of applications and enrolment for the new academic year, I finally got down to some regular classes. When/why?

Standing on the edge of some crazy cliff and protecting what?

Janet Clarey

He described the decision as a “rational economic decision&# (based on journalism today). From Peter Wehner at Commentary Magazine: “We still need journalists reporting on oil wells that explode and leak, British elections being held, wars being fought, genocide unfolding, riots occurring in Greece, and all the rest. And I’m standing on the edge of some crazy cliff.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

Which newspapers, magazines, journals, news sources, blogs should you look at, how often, how high a priority is this? For many of the roles and projects you will be involved in, part of what you need to be able to do is to put yourself in a continuous learning mode. You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of.

The Cult of the Amateur

Clive on Learning

And what's more: What Wikipedia has done to reference books, bloggers do to traditional news media. Papers and magazines close down while broadcasters sell off radio and TV stations, as more people turn to podcasts and streamed videos. I've just been reading a review by John-Paul Flintoff in June 3rd's Sunday Times of Andrew Keen's new book, The Cult of the Amateur. Here's how the review begins: Thinking is so over. The web was going to be the great educator, but the cult of the amateur is now devaluing knowledge, says net entrepreneur Andrew Keen. True web 2.0 don't think so.