Paradigm war

Clive on Learning

Synchronous communication is important to learners because it helps to provide structure to a course timetable (activities you must engage in at particular times), because it enables issues to be handled quickly and because it encourages social interaction. 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).

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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Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). Neomillennial User Experience Design Strategies: Utilizing social networking media to support “always on” learning styles. 2005). 2005). 2005). 2005). Here are the slides from an online session I did yesterday on Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace.

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