The new IT training, part 3: Where next?

Clive on Learning

They have to be proficient PC users to live a twenty-first century lifestyle - instant messaging with their relatives, editing and publishing digital photographs and movies, making purchases on the Internet. A plea to IT user trainers in five thrilling instalments Hello again.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/23/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Training Top 100 for 2005. The typical office worker is interrupted every three minutes by a phone call, e-mail, instant message or other distraction. Human Brain's 'Mastermind' Located. Humans attempt to do many things at the same time, such as driving and chatting on the phone, or working and listening to music, and now research suggests why such multitasking may be possible: the brain appears to have its own control center.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/23/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

They intuitively integrate things like computers, the web, instant messaging, cell phones, and e-mail into their daily lives. Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age - George Siemens. Connectivism and learning. A child's view of tomorrow's learning - Parkin's Lot. Today's US K-12 pupils were born into digital technologies. Emerging Technologies: A Framework For Thinking - ACT DET. A review of emerging technologies in education.

Paradigm war

Clive on Learning

If virtual classroom software wasn't so inexplicably expensive, it would also be by far the cheapest of the three methods (you can use chat rooms and instant messaging but they don't yet provide a comparable experience). Five years on and we're no nearer to obtaining a common understanding of the term e-learning. It seems that e-learning specialists are like economists - put any two in a room and you will generate at least three competing theories.

The End of Email?

Kapp Notes

Over at the Pew Internet and American life project, their report Teens and Technology: Youth are Leading the Transition to a Fully Wired and Mobile Nation published in 2005. Indicates that teens are not really that into email even way back in 2005.

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Welcome to Synchronous E-Learning Month

Bottom-Line Performance

From the eLearning Guild’s Handbook (which is a great FREE resource), synchronous e-learning includes things like: instant messaging. workers participated in a distance learning course in 2005. One of the things I love about working at BLP is that we’re never afraid to change it up! And we’re making some significant changes to our Lessons on Learning blog! So, whether this is your first time visiting (welcome!)


Clive on Learning

At 156 pages this was a quick read and provided a useful overview of the state of m-learning circa 2005 (when the author concedes that it was written). Participating in online collaborative activities using email, instant messaging, forums, blogs, teleconferencing, texting.

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Breakthrough eLearning: eLearning That Doesnt Break the Bank

Breakthrough eLearning

Skype) Instant messaging Screen capture tools (e.g. View my complete profile Previous Posts Engage, Engage, Engage It’s the People, Stupid In Praise of Ignorance Reflections on Learning 2005 The Kinds of Breakthroughs That Are Needed

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee)

Mark Oehlert

platforms -- blogs, wikis, etc. -- and all of a sudden a crop ofnew channel technologies -- email, instant messaging, text messaging-- became available. Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0