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Visions, values and video streaming

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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

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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

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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.

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7 Ed-Tech Tools You Can Use Today


There are pre-recorded lectures, interactive exercises, and live lesson screencasts. You can find pre-recorded lectures, live stream video lectures, interactive quizzes, and screencasts. There are an abundance of education technology tools available today, it may be unclear as to which is best. You may have heard of most of these, but others may surprise you.

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3 Ways Leaders Can Embrace Online Education

CLO Magazine

More than 80 percent of smartphone users stream video, according to The NPD Group Inc., His informal videos last between seven and 14 minutes, and he keeps his tone conversational, avoiding a lecturing style. With the explosion of online education, business leaders have a new tool to develop their organization’s talent. Even Though It’s Online, Facilitate Student Collaboration.

What Will eLearning Look Like in the Year 2066?

eLearning Brothers

Thanks to technology, we can capture another person’s knowledge by digitally storing a lecturestreaming 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?

Question Time!

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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

eLearning Brothers

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!)

eLearning Brothers

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. A flat introduction that fails to hook their attention. Boring content that puts people to sleep.

Is Your Training Medieval? Make It Modern with Social Learning

ej4 eLearning

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. Every few decades, there is a shift in the ways in which people get their information. Printing presses made leaflets and newsletters easy to produce.

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions


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

Kapp Notes

As the press release stated: The project, called “Open Yale Courses,” 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

Kapp Notes

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

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.

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Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

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The Age of Bite-sized Learning: What is It and Why It Works

SHIFT eLearning

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


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. 1) Calendaring / Bulletin Board. 2) Webcasts.

Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

Your Training Edge

E-learning is attributed with being more engaging than listening to (or sleeping through) a lecture, but clicking Next-Next-Next on a PowerPoint presentation isnt 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%).

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How to Make Better eLearning Videos

360 Training

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.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

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. I’m not alone, of course.

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

Visual Lounge

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

Bottom-Line Performance

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

Visual Lounge

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!

Visual Lounge

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

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

Integrated Learnings

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.


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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

Jay Cross

Recording can improve a bad lecture! 7 surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. 5 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

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Content creation tools for e-learning


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

360 Training

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 ! 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. How do you look?

Elearning Review of the Year 2015

Sponge UK

It’s like saying lectures don’t teach, discussions don’t teach or homework doesn’t teach.” October Learning Now TV celebrates first birthday The live-streamed internet television channel reached a milestone in October this year having broadcast to a growing audience for a whole 12 months. We’re looking back on some of the best moments and milestones of the past 12 months.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

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

Integrated Learnings

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

Jay Cross

5 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. 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. Monday Video – Doodling - Nancy White , May 31, 2011. Learning 2.0 Just Jay