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Using Games and Avatars to Change Learner Behavior

Kapp Notes

In two longitudinal samples of Japanese children and adolescents, pro-social game play predicted later increases in pro-social behavior. 2010) The Effects of a Serious Game on Role-Taking and Willingness to Help, Journal of Communication. A recent article in Wired presented an interesting research finding. The results were interesting. In a study led by Douglas A. Baughman, S.L.,

Call for papers and proposals #eLearning, #MOOC, #mlearning

Ignatia Webs

A quick list with calls for papers (journals and conferences), workshops and events. pages) as PDF via EasyChair and design samples of own work (e.g. mock-ups, videos, prototypes) via our YouTube channel, by creating design requirements using the Requirements Bazaar or by simply pasting a link to your design sample in the abstract.

In the abstract

Learning with e's

The same applies with journal articles - most publishers, particularly those who put up paywalls, will often allow you a free look at just the journal abstracts. Several people have asked me to share my ideas and advice on writing abstracts for conference papers and journal articles. It may be the only thing the reader sees, besides the title of your paper. Unported License.

Sian Bayne keynote on teacherbot #emoocs2015

Ignatia Webs

NRA Tally made by Mark Sample, two headlines made by darius kazemi. Sian Bayne (2015) teacherbot in journal of higher education to be found here. Great keynote by Siän Bayne who is professor of digital education at the University of Edinburgh, UK, on teacherbot, a twitterbot used within an educational mooc. Really interesting from the automation point and social effect on the debate.

Unemployed But Not Unemployable: Hiring & Recruiting the Long-Term Unemployed

Learning on the Leading Edge

· For Community Leaders: Engage Your Community: A Local Guide to Addressing the Long-Term Unemployment Challenge — this guide for local community leaders includes a four-step plan to help mobilize support in local communities, recommendations to develop a local strategy for addressing long-term unemployment, guidelines on identifying a local long-term unemployment ecosystem, sample action items for each ecosystem partner to mitigate long-term unemployment and talking points on how to advocate for the long-term unemployed. Or perhaps underemployed for the last few years?

The Latest Data on Millennials

Learning on the Leading Edge

Below are a bunch of statistics, all reporting data from the full international sample unless otherwise noted. Keep in mind these are broad generalizations made from a sample of Millennials. That being said, only half of this survey's 18-30 year old sample is working outside the home – many are still in school. The Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have.well, let's just say, concerns. The 190 question survey was administered from mid-January to early February. See more at: [link] ). Great. In the U.S.,

Design Perspectives from Ira Glass

Trina Rimmer

Hearing about his life experience as a radio journalist made for an entertaining 2 hours, but I was most struck by his observations about the “design” that goes into broadcast journalism. Through a series of audio samples from traditional media (CNN, etc.) In the world of NPR Geeks Ira Glass, host of “ This American Life ,” is utterly revered.

Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course

eFront

Blogs or online journals that allow learners to reflect and comment on each other’s reflection. Skills and Projects: This page can have links to projects and samples of technical skills (for example, Photoshop projects etc.) Educational technology tools have enabled multiple channels of collaboration within the online learning environment. Online field trips. Simulations. Wrapping up.

Fire and brimstone

Learning with e's

On the other hand, and this is the disturbing part - he may actually be deadly serious when he declares: Scholars who write blogs obviously try to avoid the harshness of the peer review system and to air their half-baked thoughts through a less demanding publication channel than a peer reviewed journal. yes, colour outside the lines. Now, you can take this blog post one of two ways.

Exploring the Concept of “Self-Explanation Questions”

Kapp Notes

will just leave these samples & go. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95(4), 774-783. One way to help ensure deeper understanding of content by learners is to drill into their thinking behind their multiple choice answers. This technique is called “self-explanation.”. In this technique, the learner is required to review a worked out step. The learner is asked to answer a question about the next step or the current step in a process and then identify the underlying principle, concept or rationale behind the step.  Question. Self-Explanation Question. References. Pfeiffer.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

The adoption of the internet and mobile technologies (read the whole Meeker Report if you want a good sampling of the scope of technological change) continues at a frenzied pace. New findings are shared at international conferences and published in journals. Academics publish and review for many closed academic journals. Registration is free (duh). Teaching and learning.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

Google Think Insights - The ultimate tool for marketers—trends, ad collections, sample objectives for any stage of a campaign and more. Rove - The digital travel journal for the wanderers of the 21st century. We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame. Online tools enable and empower us in ways never imagined, and thousands are being created every day. Learn Something New.

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Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 5

Onlignment

The Journal of Hospital Infection reported that 38 per cent of a research sample of health professionals failed to wash their hands after contact with MRSA patients, while 25 per cent failed to wash their hands after contact with faeces and 38 per cent failed to wash their hands after contact with blood. Part of the problem, according to a study in the journal Psychological Science, are the actual signs posted in hospital washrooms urging health care workers to wash up. In Part 4 we gave a little thought to the matter of memory. Behaviour patterns. Skill-based behaviour.

A Post-Competency World

CLO Magazine

Based on our research literature summarized in 2010 in the Consulting Psychology Journal, we have concluded that two major pairs of opposites cover the lion’s share of leadership. In the children’s tale “Goldilocks,” a young girl samples a bowl of porridge that is too hot and one that is too cold before choosing one that is just right. Assessing flexibility can create more versatile leaders. Versatile leaders have employees with higher job satisfaction, commitment and engagement. recent IBM study found the No. They can be reached at editor@CLOmedia.com

Unemployed But Not Unemployable: Hiring & Recruiting the Long-Term Unemployed

Learning on the Leading Edge

· For Community Leaders: Engage Your Community: A Local Guide to Addressing the Long-Term Unemployment Challenge — this guide for local community leaders includes a four-step plan to help mobilize support in local communities, recommendations to develop a local strategy for addressing long-term unemployment, guidelines on identifying a local long-term unemployment ecosystem, sample action items for each ecosystem partner to mitigate long-term unemployment and talking points on how to advocate for the long-term unemployed. Or perhaps underemployed for the last few years?

Don’t Overcomplicate Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Based on a sample of 12 leaders, 58 percent rated their company’s leadership development programs as “somewhat” or “very” complicated. 2011 Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology study illustrates the psychological benefits of de-cluttering, finding that participants who were able to tune out irrelevant information showed clearer thinking and improved memory. Elaborately designed program elements do not always improve an offering. To boost impact, make leadership development programs high on substance but low on complexity. ” 2.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

My offering was the first online journalism class in the University of Nebraska system – a result of a grant from the system itself. Just a small sampling of countries. In 1993, Jones International made its debut on the internet. The first 100% online university. In 1999, Jones International became the  first online university in the U.S. to be accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Some online universities offered degrees for as low as $4,800 USD, and a doctorate as low as $12K. Some public and private colleges were offering online degrees. Not in the U.S. The U.K.

Unemployed But Not Unemployable: Hiring & Recruiting the Long-Term Unemployed

Learning on the Leading Edge

· For Community Leaders: Engage Your Community: A Local Guide to Addressing the Long-Term Unemployment Challenge — this guide for local community leaders includes a four-step plan to help mobilize support in local communities, recommendations to develop a local strategy for addressing long-term unemployment, guidelines on identifying a local long-term unemployment ecosystem, sample action items for each ecosystem partner to mitigate long-term unemployment and talking points on how to advocate for the long-term unemployed. Or perhaps underemployed for the last few years?

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Call for Papers, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching GEORGE SIEMENS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012. Enjoy a sampling of the stories from around the internet that captured our interest this week: This look at the dramatic rise of MOOCs and other online college offerings points out a basic conundrum: can these courses make money? Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. Sector.

E-Learning Trends and Challenges in Malaysian Higher Education Institutions

ZaidLearn

The findings in the book is based on 7,962 survey respondents (26 e-Learning administrators, 1,635 lecturers and 6,301 students) from a sample of 30 Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), comprising of 20 public HEIs, 7 private HEIs, and 3 polytechnics. one e-content module = 1 publication in a high impact journal), but you still need to find the time. Great guy! and x.0)

Future of the Book?

Clark Quinn

Many shared one or more of my own publishing experiences, including as author , board member of a not-for-profit that publishes, editorial board member of a journal , and, of course, as a blogger. Last nite was the NextNow event on the future of the book/publishing/? Jay Cross really helped by adding significant data around and input to the discussion; a very public thanks.  He’s also blogged it, with video.  We had a very diverse audience of around 30 or so; many were authors, there were CEOs & entrepeneurs, artists and musicians, noted scientists, and more.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010. Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more).  So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity. Congrats to all for making the list! Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Learning styles: Worth our time? It’s New!

Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance

Will at Work Learning

International Journal of Selection and Assessment , 14 , 317-335. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 78 (3), 355-376. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research,57 , 210-221. Journal of AppliedPsychology , 91 , 259-271. European Journal of Personality. For the total sample, significant effects were found for elevation in agreeableness (p = 0.24) and conscientiousness (p = 0.20), and for variability in agreeableness (p = -0.12) and conscientiousness (p = -0.24). Journal of Applied Psychology. 1991). Barrick, M. R.,

It's Monday, Are You Stressed? Relax with a Unique Video Game

Kapp Notes

As the Reuters'article, Online game smiles seen vanquishing the blues , states: In a field test, a sample group of telemarketers was asked to play the game everyday for a week just before their shift. Findings from the study appear in the October issue of the American Psychological Association's Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Learn more, visit the MindHabits web site.

The Travails of Teacher Education

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

Essentially then, these regulations are majorly for Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Education, Languages, Law, Journalism and Mass Communication programs across HE in India, not really affecting professional education in most part. Similarly, if you look at Paper 01 of the National Eligibility Test, called General Paper on Teaching Aptitude and Research [ samples here ], there is some attempt to gauge whether the test taker is a good teacher or not (atleast in the limited manner of a multiple choice question diagnostic test). based contents and training.

Is it Curation or Co-Creation of Content?

Vignettes Learning

Presentation - Illustration 1 Adding Insights - Illustration 2 Respondent's Responses These are samplings of responses. This does not mean long, tedious demands for writing blogs or articles or journals. The focus of most curation methods when applied to learning is in organizing, filtering, distilling, adding value, etc. to content. There may be a risk in this trend.

Develop: When Does Collective Wisdom Make Sense?

Kapp Notes

You know the story, a research study was done and published in the referred journal, Nature. The journal contained a study that revealed that Encyclopedia Britannica and Wikipedia had approximately the same number of errors in a random sample of articles. Interesting article over at cnet news about the future of games called Future games to harness player's collective wisdom. The article describes a talk given by alternate-reality game developer Jane McGonigal at the Game Developer's Conference in the serious games summit portion.

7 Things You Didn’t Need To Know About Me But I’m Telling You Anyway

Experiencing eLearning

One of my New Year’s Resolutions last year was to keep a food journal, and I’m happy to report that I’ve now been tracking for a full year. I use the Daily Plate , which is now part of Livestrong. Cammy Bean tagged me the 7 things meme that has hit so many of the bloggers I regularly read that I’m not sure who I’ll be able to tag. Red Dragon. 1.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. These samples will give you some ideas. 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 Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. But how to write one? When/why? The destination is the PLN.&#.

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

The Apex awards are given in 122 communication categories , there are 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; maga-papers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; video and electronic publications; Web and intranet sites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and special publications. Here is a screenshot.

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

The Apex awards are given in 122 communication categories , there are 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; maga-papers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; video and electronic publications; Web and intranet sites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and special publications. Here is a screenshot.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. Here Personal activity feeds, journals and news streams. In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. Here is what we found: What’s Going on with the Social Learning LMS? Conclusion.

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Interview with Karl Kapp on Games, Gamification, and LEARNING!

Will at Work Learning

When I searched for "games" in the title, I found 110 articles in peer-reviewed journals in this year (2016) alone. There are many flaws which include small sample sizes, no universal definition of games and too much focus on comparing the outcomes of games with the outcomes of traditional instruction. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47(1), 164-183. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105 (2), 249-265. Karl Kapp is one of the learning field's best research-to-practice gurus! His books on games and gamification are wonderful. It was a parody. Learning first.

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Performance Learning Productivity

These turbulent economic times have not been kind to two of the large publishers of catalogues and journals - Reader's Digest and Learning Tree International. Of course, Learning Tree International's business is selling face-to-face courses, but most of us will have had the Learning Tree catalogue 'brick' of courses dropping onto our desks on a regular basis for many years. million ($1.5

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The Latest Data on Millennials

Learning on the Leading Edge

Below are a bunch of statistics, all reporting data from the full international sample unless otherwise noted. Keep in mind these are broad generalizations made from a sample of Millennials. That being said, only half of this survey's 18-30 year old sample is working outside the home – many are still in school. The Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have.well, let's just say, concerns. The 190 question survey was administered from mid-January to early February. See more at: [link] ). Great. In the U.S.,

The Latest Data on Millennials

Learning on the Leading Edge

Below are a bunch of statistics, all reporting data from the full international sample unless otherwise noted. Keep in mind these are broad generalizations made from a sample of Millennials. That being said, only half of this survey's 18-30 year old sample is working outside the home – many are still in school. The Millennial generation is hitting the workforce, and the media and organizational leaders have.well, let's just say, concerns. The 190 question survey was administered from mid-January to early February. See more at: [link] ). Great. In the U.S.,

e-Learning Acupuncture: Paper still beats electronic in 2007!

eLearning Acupuncture

’ I realize that the sample size is very small here and the target market is not the typical graduate student in Canada. Online Resources for DE Resources for DE Rubrics Stephen Downes The Journal of Educators Online U Idaho - DE at a Glance Blog Archive ► 2010 (16) ► July (1) Online Social Networks Will Never Die! Catchy title eh? colleague and I (thanks Susan!)