JULY 12, 2016
I get asked to view a lot of things. And sometimes, particularly when there’s a potential tangible relationship, I will actually go visit sites. BTW, I tend to avoid what comes unsolicited, and instead trust to what comes through my social network.) And one of my strategies often fails, and that, to me, is a warning sign. When I go to sites (not from familiar companies, but new ones), one of the places I’m very likely to visit is the ‘About Us’ page or equivalent. There’s a reason I do that: I want to know something about who is behind this, and why.
5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility
OCTOBER 24, 2014
If web accessibility issues for disabled users aren’t accounted for and addressed at the outset of the design process, the back end of a project can morph into an imposing labyrinth of alt-text, tabbing, transcript, and template color contrast nightmares. Section 508 Web Accessiblity Success Story. Introduction to Section 508 Compliance. Section 508 Compliance Tips and Considerations.
Top 5 Tools for Web Seminars Infographic
JULY 30, 2015
The post Top 5 Tools for Web Seminars Infographic appeared first on CollectMyThoughts. Top 5 Solutions Uncategorized top 5 tools for web seminars top 5 tools for web seminars infographic
How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
other web. In-Focus. Report. February 2016 Authored by Charles Jennings, Laura Overton & Dr Genny Dixon. Supported by. www.towardsmaturity.org/in-focus/2016/702010. 70+20+10=100. The Evidence Behind. the Numbers In-Focus: 70+20+10=100. Towards Maturity CIC Ltd. 2016 Page | 2. About this research. . . . Data has been drawn from the 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark™. 702010 Institute. feeds.
The Web and us
Learning with e's
MARCH 12, 2014
When Sir Tim Berners-Lee originally proposed the World Wide Web that year, nobody really knew just how influential it would be. In just 25 short years, the Web has transformed the lives of billions of people across the planet. The development of the Web has been more rapid and pervasive than anyone could have predicted. The Web gives us all a voice. Unported License.
APRIL 15, 2009
This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 Rachel and Nick discuss using Sharepoint as a Web 2.0 The team of Troychock and Troychock (Nick and Rachel) presented on the topic of using Web 2.0 Rachel explains the benefits of Web 2.0 to deliver instruction. tools for large organizatons. product within their organizations.
Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come
MAY 12, 2015
The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease. We’ve been using our own collaborative web-based development tool, CourseCreate, at Web Courseworks for the past 15 years. Claro. Composica.
6-Step Guide for Delivering Professional Web Conferences
DECEMBER 4, 2014
With so much of our daily work lives taking place online nowadays, it comes as no surprise to see a growing trend of professionals, including eLearning instructors, taking their meetings into the cloud and hosting web conferences. Web conferences save time, increase productivity, enhance communication and reduce travel costs. However as this growing trend becomes more apparent across a range of industries, it’s necessary to stop for a moment and think: “How can I host a professional web conference? Tips and Tricks E-Learning Tools Guest Author Web Conferencing
The changing Web
Learning with e's
AUGUST 24, 2012
The web is constantly changing. Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. 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
The Web is my Workplace (and Learnplace)
MAY 27, 2015
As an independent adviser, I don’t have a traditional workplace – my office is the Web! connect with colleagues all around the Web in many different ways. For instance, I use Skype to talk on a regular basis with my close Internet Time Alliance colleagues (Jay Cross, Charles Jennings, Harold Jarche and Clark Quinn) […]. Social learning
More Random Web 2.0 Statistics
APRIL 12, 2010
Here are some more random Web 2.0 Here is the first article about Random Web 2.0 Web 2.0Statistics I've been gathering for some presentations. Facebook has more than 400 million active users and 50% of those active users log in every day and 35 million of those users update their status daily. Facebook Press Room. NYT: A Nation 400 Million Strong. Yammer Home Page.
Web 2.0 culture
Learning with e's
MARCH 16, 2012
Secondly, it is so you can reap the exponential rewards the social web offers. But the ethos of sharing on the social web goes deeper than the act of sharing content. It's also the adoption of a new mindset and a new culture for many professionals - the culture of Web 2.0. It is only later, when they are more immersed into the Web 2.0 Image by Noel Hidalgo Web 2.0
Responsive Web Design: Creating Content for Better User Experience
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
According to the leading news and information resource site Mashable 2013 is the year of Responsive Web Design (RWD). But with varying devices with different screen resolutions, it becomes increasingly difficult for web developers to make the content compatible with every device and, at the same time, provide a uniform user experience. This is where RWD fills the gap. How it is done.
The New Absorb LMS Web Site: What Happens When Designers Ignore Good Advice
MAY 1, 2013
The blatant^ design team ignored pretty much every suggestion I made for the design of our new Web site. About Absorb LMS Team Design eLL GUI Interface Usability UX Web design “Let’s add a lot of animated gifs!” ” I said. —”No,” they said. ” “Let’s have music start playing as soon as a person arrives at the home page.
Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends
AUGUST 11, 2015
Web Conferencing Pricing. Separate pricing for webinars versus web meetings – Sure there are vendors that do not, but more on the whole that do. and sharing them with folks in the conference, including PPT too; web touring, scheduling meetings/conferences, registration links, reminders; viewing via webcam or whatever web video device you are using. Every one is pushing SaaS and yet, there are web conferencing vendors offering on-site deployment as a useful feature. the top nine web conferencing solutions for 2015. . ” Why not 10? Not me.
Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]
JUNE 8, 2012
Having said that, I personally think that going the mobile web route is a better way to go for mLearning. Mobile Native Apps for mLearning, the Mobile Web or both? I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere. Infographics provide an aesthetically-pleasing way of presenting complex information quickly, clearly and cleanly. What do you think? Send to Kindle.
Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design
JULY 16, 2013
Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design - July 16, 2013. Content Authoring Creative Design eLearning eLearning News Featured Posts Member Engagement & Retention Mobile Learning Tips & Tricks association elearning association website Content Management eLearning for mobile Mobile mobile apps mobile learning responsive design responsive web design smartphones
Web 3.0 and onwards
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 21, 2010
Web 3.0: The way forward? Continuing my retrospective of the year, one of the surprising highlights for me was the aftermath of a presentation I gave at a school in Exeter, South West England, in July. I was invited by Vitalmeet to present my latest views on the future of the web in education, so I chose to talk about 'Web 3.0 - the way forward?' My Web 3.0 Web 3.0
Web vs Apps: The Battle Rages On
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
The Web was the undisputed king, and with the advent of AJAX and modern CSS, future software was going to be written for the browser. year earlier, Joel Spolsky, who had helped create Visual Basic and was a project manager for Excel, had written an article saying that Microsoft had lost the API war, and that the Web makes the operating system irrelevant. So, is the web doomed?
Using Screenshots to Streamline Your Web Design Process
MARCH 29, 2016
Anyone who has been involved in the Web development process can likely attest to all of these aspects. Web design is a visual medium, and annotations are the most effective way to give feedback throughout the entire process. These are just a few of the many ways you can use screenshots throughout your web design process. Designs. Deadlines. And Differing Opinions. Design.
Who archives the web?
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 27, 2010
How do you get your first $10,000 in sales with a part-time project and a "ghetto launch"? That's what I invited Jason Baptiste to teach. He launched PadPressed, which enables blogs and other publications to automatically make their content iPad friendly. What you'll hear in this program is how he developed his idea, why he insisted on an imperfect launch, how he got coverage for his new product, and the exact tools he uses to get customers to pay
What Responsive Web Design Can Teach L&D: This Month on #BLPLearn
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Let’s Talk About Responsive Web Design. What if we started planning for things to change, rather than just playing catch up? I’m not saying you’ll never have to update a course if you design it according to the principles of responsive web design, but I can guarantee it will be easier. But you work hard to bring learners the best possible experience in the best possible environment.
The Best Quick Reference Guides to Web 2.0 on the Planet.Period!
JULY 9, 2012
Dr. Mohamed Amin (Deputy Director, e-Learning, Centre for Academic Development, UKM) discovered through a large survey he conducted to staff and students from mostly public universities in Malaysia that there was a lack of awareness (and training opportunities) about Web 2.0, and how Web 2.0 Amin started using several different types of Web 2.0 Web 2.0 version to all!
Web x.0 and beyond
Learning with e's
JULY 17, 2010
I'm amazed and delighted at the huge response to my slideshow Web 3.0: The Way Forward ? which started out as a brief analysis of current thinking on how the web might be extended beyond social tools into a more smart and responsive personal environment for learning. Web 3.0 is clearly a topic that catches the imagination of many people in education and beyond. Web 3.0
The Web Conference at Penn State
JUNE 24, 2015
The Web Conference at Penn State brings together professionals from graphic design, front-end development, content strategy, accessibility, information architecture, instructional design, online marketing, and other interactive technology fields to gain a better understanding of how these elements must work in harmony. We offered two new presentations at the Web Conference.
The personal web
Learning with e's
JULY 13, 2011
With the Southampton PLE Conference #PLE_SOU at full throttle, I thought it would be a good time to reiterate my views on the personal web. Personal Web Tools (PWTs) are thought by some to be synonymous with PLEs (Personal Learning Environments) but the two should not be confused. It is this: Not everyone has the skills to use, or is willing to use personal web tools.
President Elect Brings Web 2.0 to the People
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
We all know that President-elect Barack Obama used text messages and his web site to a distinct advantage in the election. He just launched Change.Gov The web site will be used to revolutionize the way the commander in chief communicates with the American people through online videos and interactivity via the web.
Our viral web
Learning with e's
JANUARY 16, 2011
Reading a blog post by Jonathan MacDonald today got me thinking about the vast, untapped potential of the social web to inform, challenge, educate and motivate. In an interesting episode last year, I personally experienced the power of the viral web through Wikipedia Commons. It's an example of a picture going viral on the web. We are all Big Brother now. Try it.
Web 3.0 – The Semantic Web Video
MAY 10, 2010
whole bunch of individuals talking about the semantic web, including one of my favorite writers/speakers – Clay Shirky. While I’ve written about the semantic web on this blog before, this video is a succinct way to understand what Web 3.0 is all about. Related posts: The Semantic Web Cometh – 2 The Semantic Web cometh Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs.
Some Posts About Web 2.0 and Informal Learning
OCTOBER 19, 2009
Here are some posts about the various uses of Web 2.0 in corporate settings. Web 2.0 and SharePoint Pedia Palooza A Pharmaceutical Leveraging Web 2.0 --In a Big Way The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question Tear Down the Walls: Web 2.0 Web 2.0Extends Class Informal Learning: Structuring a Blog Some informal learning resources Wiki or a Blog? Creating a Vibrant Learning Community Embracing Informal Learning (Whitepaper) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.
Mobile Learning Considerations – Native Apps or Web Apps
JULY 13, 2010
So Native Apps vs Web Apps? Should you make a web app that works on all of these phones or a device specific native app? Here’s what I think they are: Web Apps. Performance would be lower as compared with that of native apps and will also be dependent on the web access speed. I stumbled upon this presentation , shared by Chad Udel , comparing four main mobile OSes.
Web 3.0: The Way Forward?
Learning with e's
JULY 13, 2010
Dan Roberts (@ChickenSaltash) reported on how his School, Saltash.Net in Cornwall is using a number of Web 2.0 The team from Welsh Connection, including St James' own Stephen Farmer (@StephenFarmer) spoke on how they were using a number of open source web tools to connect schools across the South of Wales and the West Country of England. Web 3.0: The way forward? Learning 3.0
Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Removing The Web Page Margin
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 12, 2012
Save and close the HTML file and then open in your web browser. by Kevin Siegel I received an email from a Captivate developer asking if it was possible to remove the white space that appears between the browser toolbars and SWF when a lesson is opened within a browser. In the image below, notice that there is white space above the SWF (just below the browser's menu bar). Admittedly the space that appears above a SWF isn't huge and it's not something that I had spent time thinking about. Looking to learn Captivate quickly?
5 Factors to Consider While Choosing an App Type for Learning
JULY 28, 2015
And there are different types of apps that you can create – native, hybrid, or web. Mobile Learning Hybrid Apps Native Apps Native Apps or Hybrid Apps Native Apps or Hybrid Apps or Web Apps Native Apps or Web Apps Native vs Web vs Hybrid Web AppsToday, there’s an app for just about anything; from shopping to news to games, learning and beyond! ‘Which of these is the right app type for you?’ ’ We believe the below mentioned factors can help you in selecting the […].
Easygenerator to launch new free web based eLearning authoring software at #DevLearn
Challenge to Learn
OCTOBER 21, 2013
This Wednesday (October 23rd) we will launch a completely new web-based free eLearning authoring tool. This web edition will be the start of a whole new generation of solutions by easygenerator. The new web edition of easygenerator doesn’t require installation of any kind, it runs in any browser. This launch will be at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas. Ans it does.
The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students. blogs disruptive innovation education higher education learning social web Technology the future of education VLE wikis
The future of #HigherEd and #apps & #web two free report by Pew
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Another report that is of interest for a paper I am writing is the one on the future of Apps and the Web : My interest in apps versus web resides in the fact that many apps or applications can be integrated into curricula or training as learning tools. The same can of course be said about the mobile web. Among their arguments: The world ahead is not either apps or the Web.
Advocating Authentic Web-Based Learning Experience
ATD Learning Technologies
AUGUST 25, 2014
We produce simple designs (relative to current capabilities) that can be easily disseminated, and interpret passing scores as learning. But testing isn’t teaching. Here are some learner-centric principles to consider when designing courses. Click here to read full version