Visions, values and video streaming
Learning with e's
APRIL 15, 2016
The presentations will be live streamed to the web, so that you can also participate from wherever you are in the world. Photo by Jimmy Rehak on Wikimedia Commons Visions, values and video streaming by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 There are two ways you can join in. Unported License.
Streaming learning events
Learning with e's
APRIL 20, 2016
We are live streaming all of the keynote lectures for the next few weeks for our Visions and Values module - with a focus on educational philosophy, theory and practice. The next lecture in the series will be tomorrow, at 1600 BST (GMT +1) when our speakers will be Kelly Davis (One size fits all - or does it?) The YouTube link for tomorrow's learning event is here.
Opening Pandora's box
Learning with e's
APRIL 17, 2012
It started off in sedate style a few years ago, when several students began to ask if they could audio record my lectures and seminars to play back later. Next came the introduction of the lecture capture tools, video and audio as well as the ability to synchronise these in sequence with slides. All of these can be seen as positive spin offs of lecture capture.
Not All Micro-Learning is Created Equal
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Contrast that with traditional training, which often occurs in 45 minute lectures or marathon workshops.) Micro-learning allows a continual stream of short, engaging learning opportunities that can compete with all the other distractions in our attention-strapped workplaces. The same advice applies to the trend of micro-learning. This is true, to a certain extent.
What Will eLearning Look Like in the Year 2066?
MARCH 30, 2016
Thanks to technology, we can capture another person’s knowledge by digitally storing a lecture…streaming a live class or workshop around the world…recording and delivering a podcast to anyone with a smartphone. I grew up watching re-runs of a popular cartoon called The Jetsons. If you haven’t watched ever watched it, you should check out an episode. Vacuums that were robots?
The changing skill set of the learning professional
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Change 4: From same time to own time: All through history, humans have been busily devising ever more ingenious ways to communicate both at the same time (face-to-face, on the telephone, through TV and radio, using Skype, web conferencing and so on) and in their own time (through drawings, signs, mail, print, tapes, discs, downloads, streaming, web sites and much more). Skills define us.
Is Your Training Medieval? Make It Modern with Social Learning
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
All of this makes one wonder why formal learning, particularly corporate training, is stuck in a model that, literally, arose in the Middle Ages. (It’s true: The lecture model of learning, where a single expert recites prepared remarks to a large audience, started in medieval academies and monasteries. To do this efficiently, a teacher would simply recite their copy out loud in a lecture hall for the students to rewrite. In contrast, today’s social media provide a constant stream of content that is updated and delivered as quickly as it can be produced.
Learning with e's
MAY 11, 2016
Education lecturers Kelly Davis, Phil Selbie, Miles Opie, James Bettany and Kath Vineer all featured, taking the stage to field questions about education, testing, curriculum, philosophy and politics. The entire 2 hours debate was live streamed on the web, and the result can be seen below on the Visions and Values YouTube channel. Unported License.
Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
With VIDIZMO Streaming Media Products, you can create SCORM-compliant interactive presentations for corporate communication, learning, training, and workforce development. The “Lecture Capture” feature enables you to schedule and record live classrooms. Guest post by Robert Morris. The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down. Xerte. Audacity.
Why Your Employees Get Frustrated With eLearning (and How to Fix It!)
JANUARY 7, 2016
Sitting through lectures, videos, and PowerPoint presentations that do nothing but unload an endless stream of dry facts on a passive listener is not likely to encourage any kind of long-term learning. Creating courses for your employees is now easier than ever thanks to technology. flat introduction that fails to hook their attention. Boring content that puts people to sleep.
Designing Mobile Learning Solutions
JULY 14, 2016
However, to be successful, mobile learning solutions should not simply aspire to become classroom lectures on a tablet or smartphone. Why not build video content to be distributed through Vimeo, instead of hosting and managing your streaming service? With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm. Best Practices.
Yale's Online Course Initiative
DECEMBER 12, 2007
As the press release stated: The project, called â€œOpen Yale Courses,â€ presents unique access to the full content of a selection of college-level courses and makes them available in various formats, including downloadable and streaming video, audio only and searchable transcripts of each lecture. Complete courses with audio and video from each class session within the course.
Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
They practically use it for eLearning by conducting online searches, visiting virtual libraries, streaming media contents, and purchasing ebooks. Basically, it’s an uploaded recording of lectures and discussions from a pool of experts in various fields of expertise. Thanks Jenni for agreeing to post some of your thoughts on mobile tech and learning. Photo courtesy of Verizon Wireless.
(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
For this blog I suffice to say that you can screencast (make a movie of your computer screen), on-the-fly videos (amateur quality with iphone, ipad or simple camera), professional videos, web lectures and live stream (let online follow a meeting by people who are not there). January was our #videoleren theme on Twitter with the Ennuonline twitter tips. Tie a tie? Questions.
Reflections of a mooc unvirgin
MARCH 11, 2013
Not only were the content streams logically sequenced and accessible in advance, but the administrative aspects of the course were outlined under a dedicated “what, where, how and when” page. Each topic included an introduction covering the central concepts, plus a resources page comprising several video clips (not of lectures, but of creative works) and readings. Vomit.
The Age of Bite-sized Learning: What is It and Why It Works
APRIL 15, 2014
They''re inundated with data coming from various devices, with messages on different chat apps, with a stream of social statuses. There''s too much data being dumped, in addition to long lectures they''re compelled to attend. No more lengthy lectures. For many eLearning professionals, bite-sized has always been the right size. They''ll surely come back for more.
The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
If you need to replicate traditional classroom based lectures on an e-learning environment, a webcast is the ideal solution. You can setup one with minimal equipment (a webcam/mike, a network connection and the relevant software), and have your teachers broadcast their lectures to hundreds or even thousands of students at the same time. hours) to finish them. Best practices
Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 12, 2014
learning is attributed with being more engaging than listening to (or sleeping through) a lecture, but clicking Next-Next-Next on a PowerPoint presentation isnt exactly a cognitive challenge. videos, social media streams), and educational technology companies are working to make all aspects of the courses available for mobile. Getting bored with the courses (38%).
How to Make Better eLearning Videos
DECEMBER 8, 2015
360training Learning Content Management (LCMS) offers streaming video download (MP4 format) that allows users to upload larger files. Video transcripts can be used as lecture notes that the student can refer to afterwards. Learning is challenging nowadays. Modern learners are busy and distracted, surrounded with different gadgets, living in an age of information overload. They have an access of knowledge where everything can be searched and researched within seconds. All these factors have influenced the way learners learn, making teaching more challenging than ever. How-to’s.
Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1
JULY 11, 2013
Meanwhile, corporate executives and others outside the L&D role are increasingly aware that alternatives to lecture-based instruction abound, and they expect changes. Along with that move, organizations will also likely deploy activity streams and other social constructs to stimulate cooperative and collaborative work within the organization. It seems nothing much has changed.
Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Posting lecture notes or ‘talking head’ videos just doesn’t do it. Camtasia allows us to create robust, engaging content to share or stream.”. Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement. Reaching students online can be difficult, especially when they’re across the country.
This Week on #BLPLearn: Pushing Your Luck, Teaching With Games, and Hiring Weirdos
JULY 3, 2014
We all sail in a stream of ideas, ideas that are the examples and stories of the peers who surround us; exposure to this stream shapes our habits and beliefs. We can resist the flow if we try, and even choose to row to another stream, but most of our behavior is shaped by the ideas we are exposed to. Check back every Thursday. JOIN IN THE FUN. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Ludology.
Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology
JANUARY 22, 2013
Over the past three years or so, screencasting and lecture capture technology have become a hot topic in education. Converting lectures to digital assets. Published in the Journal of Economic Education in 2000, they proposed that moving lectures out of the classroom could appeal to a broader range of learning styles. Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D. The jury is still out.
Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
For example, online resources, such as TeacherTube, Khan Academy, and YouTube provide thousands of streaming educational video clips for teachers to use in their lessons. Today’s guest blogger is Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.! Michael is a Professor of Educational Technology at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Because video is so ubiquitous, it is an invaluable educational tool.
The world is your classroom
Learning with e's
MAY 5, 2011
Most teachers though, usually find themselves trapped within the four walls of the classroom or lecture hall for much of their working week. I want to inspire you to reach farther. Most teachers are limited to their classroom, or to the environment within which they and their students can interact. And yet with the new social media tools, we can all be worldwide educators. Unported License.
3 Ways to Use Adobe Connect
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
It's video streaming and sharing capabilities are a step above the competition allowing presenters to push out video and pause video in the same spot for all partipants. Lectures and Webinars. When there is a large number of participants and audience interaction is not a priority, Adobe Connect works well for these lectures and webinars. During a presentation, presenters may want to poll participants to guide the topics covered in the lecture. There are two roles Adobe Connect provides for teaming up on lectures and webinars. by Jonathan Shoaf.
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
They are developing an innovative pedagogy by working to enable trainee teachers to develop their own sustainable network of professional development and the confidence to draw the best of their contacts into lectures and seminars, to enhance their own student experience. They have opened my eyes to the world of teaching in a way that no other lecturers have been able to do.
Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011
DECEMBER 17, 2011
Recording can improve a bad lecture! surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainment - Donald Clark Plan B , May 15, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily. Why E2.0
Content creation tools for e-learning
OCTOBER 8, 2014
If you want to stream lectures in real time or have 1-to-1 conversations with your students, you’ll need to invest in a web camera. In the previous post in this mini-series we investigated the various LMS deployment options (cloud, hosted, self-hosted) as well as the necessary tools, services and software you’ll need to setup your own e-learning solution. Or maybe not ?
10 Tips for Successful Webinars
MAY 13, 2015
Instructors, lecturers, and subject matter experts: Get your next webinar off to a great start by following these quick rules—and by using 360training’s free webinar tools ! 1. If you share a limited network connection with family or co-workers, ask them to refrain from uploading / downloading large files, streaming video, or otherwise commandeering bandwidth during the time you plan to give your presentation. Do a system check prior to the event. Make sure your computer, webinar software, and network connections are up-to-date and working well together. Practice.
Elearning Review of the Year 2015
DECEMBER 17, 2015
It’s like saying lectures don’t teach, discussions don’t teach or homework doesn’t teach.” May Learning & Development Show There was something for everyone at this year’s CIPD Learning & Development Show with 28 different conference sessions on leading edge themes by some of the world’s leading learning practitioners. In a keynote interview, Professor Karl M. July #Blimage!
10 Ways To Learn In 2010
The eLearning Coach
JANUARY 3, 2010
Imagine a great lecture with no tests, papers or deadlines. Check out UC Berkeley Webcasts , which has a mix of video and audio lectures and MIT’s Open Courseware , which consists of PDF lecture notes and some multimedia presentations. OpenLearn has a Learning Space with lecture notes and discussion forums. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. Buzz up!
Adapting 20th Century Training Models for the Future
MARCH 8, 2011
One of his internal clients has a preference of publishing PowerPoint-driven lectures online with audio. Reusable learning objects can be pulled into a learner's stream on an as-needed, just-in-time basis. By Jay Lambert. The Technology Association of Georgia's (TAG) Workplace Learning Society tried an interesting experiment recently by holding a discussion-only meeting on the topic of "Adapting 20th Century Training Models for the Future: Technology's Impact?" Obviously this is a hot topic as probably close to 70 people attended to form a standing room only crowd.
Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011
MAY 31, 2011
Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011. Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainment - Donald Clark Plan B , May 15, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily. May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia - Ross Dawson , May 31, 2011. CERT and performance support - Clark Quinn , May 31, 2011. Lean or Agility? - Dave Snowden , May 5, 2011.