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Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

The Learning Circuits Big Question for this month is: If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? The responsibility for e-learning development will decentralise across the organisation. Learning development should be no different. Learning will be fully networked.

Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

I was quite impressed by Joyce Seitzinger's Professional Learning Environment (PLN) model that she presented at Deakin University in Melbourne this week. assume that this is because most of the tools she identifies as falling into this category of PLN deployment is push technology (RSS feeds, Google Reader etc). Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Unported License.

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Mobile Learning.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Doing this, they tend to engage more deeply with learning, and find themselves collaborating more and learning from each other, as a result of using Web 2.0 enables them to take more responsibility for their own learning.

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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. My list is divided into personal learning and course design/development. Personal Learning. Feedly is my RSS reader of choice since the demise of Google Reader. Diigo automatically generates my ID and e-Learning bookmarks posts. You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

What is a Learning Management System used for? The micro-blogging feature is a great way to build a network that can be used for varied types of learning. They’re easy to learn and use. Twitter is a fast growing and influential social networking service that is being leveraged as a great learning tool. The Growing Importance Of Social Learning. Is that it?

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). An Educator’s Professional Learning Network.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). An Educator’s Professional Learning Network.

Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Learning at the workplace is a continuous process. While formal training also has a place, more and more organizations are aligning towards informal ways of organizational learning. On-Demand Learning is a type of informal learning that is ‘learner-led’ – where the learner moves along the course material, undirected and self-paced. Employee Generated Content.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Learning. Sadly though many still are in the dark on true mobile learning – i.e. not accessing their platform via a mobile web browser. Despite overall consumer demand (not just within e-learning) for tablets, and numbers showing that tablets are outselling notebooks, e-learning vendors as whole are sitting back and waiting. eLogic Learning. On Fire.

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Managing your RSS Feeds

Tony Karrer

Coming back from my vacation, I realized that I needed to go through a clean up exercise again on my RSS feeds. It turned out to work pretty well for me this time around because I have been following the advice I've seen a couple of places: Controlling RSS Overload. Animal House Style Managing Many RSS Feeds The Myth of Keeping Up Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 The same is true of RSS feeds. Right now I have "Trying Out - Aug. 2006" and "Trying Out - Nov. 2006". 2006". These go in a special folder. That's it.

Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS

Vignettes Learning

find the snippets from Commoncraft very illustrative of the "3-Minute e-Learning" application points. The topics on Social Networking and Learning 2.0 Tony Karrer spotted Commoncraft's interesting presentations. They are short and wacky but effective. I am sure it is low budgeted as well. are good resources on the basics.

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool  – so it’s not too late to vote! You can find out how to do so HERE  – essentially it involves sharing your own Top 10 Tools for Learning – anonymously or publicly. speak at a lot of events about Modern Workplace Learning, so I inevitably create a lot of slidesets. However,

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE). The coming of technology has naturally exposed us to more entertainment, and at the same time, to more learning. Much of our learning is informal and happens online. Image Credit – Freepik.com.

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.

Seven ways to stay up-to-date on SharePoint and Assessments

SharePoint and Assessment

If you’re interested in e-learning, the site elearninglearning.com aggregates over 100 e-learning blogs (including this one) and has just introduced a personalizaton service which allows you to get a daily or weekly email alerting you to key-words used in the blog entries. You can follow this blog by using the RSS button at the top right of the screen.

Donald Clark – To ignore AR and VR in learning would be madness

Sponge UK

Donald Clark has over 30 years of experience in learning technologies, we spoke to him about the latest emerging tech and how it will impact the workplace learning industry. We cover a range of topics including artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality and more and get insights into how learning professionals can prepare for the future of training.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. We We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion.

Lessons from Three Months of RSS Feeds

Learning Developments

As I mentioned in my last post I've been using Google Reader for three months now to manage and read many blog postings.  I thought I'd share some of the lessons I've learned. learn how technologies are applied.to learn industry terminology.to find people with similar backgrounds as me I have also learned more about how learners (employees) might use RSS in the workplace and I've learned the dangers of information overload. Following blogs in the eLearning industry is useful.to get up to date on new technologies.to network with others in industry.to

Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning

ZaidLearn

for Learning Website (Still Under Construction) Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning View more presentations from Zaid Alsagoff. for learning and teaching. Today there are thousands of exciting learning tools to explore, but sadly most teachers do not have the time to explore all, or figure out which ones to use. Social Media & Web 2.0 WELCOME! What do you think?

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Xyleme

I was introduced recently to a new buzz word making its way across the learning & development industry: Micro-learning. If you’re like me, you’re probably starting to get a bit tired of people adding their particular spin to learning – all in search of the holy grail that is the “right way” to make learning happen. Industry Talk

Seven ways to stay up-to-date on SharePoint and Assessments

SharePoint and Assessment

If you’re interested in e-learning, the site elearninglearning.com aggregates over 100 e-learning blogs (including this one) and has just introduced a personalizaton service which allows you to get a daily or weekly email alerting you to key-words used in the blog entries. For example you could personalize your email to include the topic “SharePoint” and then you’d get a daily or weekly email on SharePoint related e-learning blog entries. You can follow this blog by using the RSS button at the top right of the screen. And you can get daily or weekly updates on these.

Blogs and RSS as Learning Tools

eLearning Weekly

Many of us techies have been using RSS for years, and you may even run your own blog. think there’s a ton of potential related to RSS in terms of learning and I don’t think many people are harnessing it well (yet). RSS provides an excellent framework for distributing information to groups of people in settings like this. What are some of the obstacles we face in using blogs and RSS readers at our organizations? First, blogs and RSS don’t get much respect in the enterprise. Do you use blogs and/or RSS at your organization?

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! Google Language Tools RSS reader? Omea Reader Online RSS reader?

eLearning Learning August Top Posts

Experiencing eLearning

The eLearning Learning site got a major upgrade a few weeks ago, with a new design that has more of a magazine feel and shows more images. know many of my readers are new to the field of e-learning, or hoping to transition. Learning: An Impossible Dream? . mLearning Best Practices: How Much Content is Too Much for Mobile Learning? Filed under: Blogging , e-Learning.

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Phil Reddall – Have a clear view of why you’re curating learning content

Sponge UK

Phil Reddall is Vice Chair of the Elearning Network and Learning Innovation Manager for a global specialist chemical company, he offers his experience and advice on curation of learning content for L&D professionals. 01:42 – Have you seen any new technologies or techniques emerge that have helped L&D in their curation of learning? Subscribe using the RSS feed.

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. 

RSS Marketing takes a look at SecondLife

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I've often talk about the similarities between learning and marketing. have a handful of marketing related RSS feeds that browse periodically. One of them is RSS Marketing. The author Roy Hrastnik finally took the dive into Secondlife in search of marketing goodness in the virtual world. Second Life 2: How Can Marketers Take Advantage

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

That smartphones were the answer to mobile learning. Social learning? If they were doing it, Facebook like page, a crummy blog that looks nothing like a real blog, a Twitter like feed, maybe RSS, text chat and YouTube functions and upload/download angle. While they still offer the LMS as we all know it, and its “learning&# approach, they are really driving into the TM space. Then in some circles it was the smartphones and the power of social learning with said smartphones. From the makers of Upside Learning. Learning 24/7. Tablets? Kudos!

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Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

The truth is that there are a lot of books for e-Learning professionals. The most of them are for professionals with experience in the e-Learning field but some of them are for beginners. The following list contains my Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo. Mayer.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

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. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront [1] but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". The answer is simple. by Christopher Pappas M.B.A.,

Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate eLearning?

Tony Karrer

I saw another post from Dave Boggs, Has The Blogging Trend Begun To Fade, Even Before It Ever Got Started In Corporate Training / e-Learning Environments? In this post, Dave unfortunately lumps together blogs, wikis, mashups, rss feed together (probably because eLearning 2.0 RSS and Blogs have much slower adoption. reference hybrid embeds learning objects (e.g., and web 2.0 often lump them together). However, I think the answer about adoption rates is going to be quite different for these things with Wikis and Mashups being adopted at a very high rate.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Level 2: Learning. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. I can now see how Level 2 can be used to evaluate role-based eLearning and instructor-led training. View all posts by Barbara → ← Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. Best practices of social media for learning: (these 3 examples one Brandon Hall Awards of Excellence): Chrysler Academy 2.0