Free Windows podcast aggregator

Moodle Journal

If you are a podcast subscriber, then think about downloading a free copy of Ziepod, its a Windows desktop aggregator, search and download application. the user interface is first class (click on the image to show a full size version) and the big bonus is that because Ziepod streams, podcasts can be heard in real time.

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Breakthrough eLearning: Reflections on Learning 2005

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Tuesday, November 08, 2005 Reflections on Learning 2005 I attended the Learning 2005 conference last week, along with about 1,500 others in the training field.

A podcast on podcasting

Clive on Learning

Last week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Stephen Walsh from new e-learning company Kineo about what I thought of podcasting as a learning tool. You can listen to the interview on the Kineo site. By the way, there are some great articles on Kineo's site, so you might want to subscribe to their feed

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

My previous blog posts on podcasting have focused the human side of podcasting: narration, story-telling, communicating with your audience. Now, it's time to spend a little time understanding the technical aspects of podcasting. Click here to listen to the podcast (MP3, 11MB).

Snake Oil - Revisited | Beyond the Blog

The Learning Circuits

To put this in perspective, the other 283 posts to Learning Circuits Blog between May 2002 and the end of October 2005 have averaged 3.19 Two years ago today, a post to a quite little blog rocked the training and development world.

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Kicking up a skinker: why trainers need to be more pushy

Clive on Learning

Enterprising training departments are already taking advantage of their employees' obsession with gadgetry and the dead time spent commuting and in business travel, by creating audio material for distribution as Podcasts.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/09/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Podcasting for knowledge - Denham Grey. Currently podcasting is very much one-way broadcasting, true it lowers the barriers and access to radio sound bites, but there is limited feedback opportunity and almost no interaction. In the Bubble: Designing for a Complex World - John Thackara.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Digital Audio Basics

The E-Learning Curve

Really exceptional podcasts transmit a sense of "being there." 2005) Of course, this cognitively experienced sense of “being there” is a completely artificial construct, none more so when you consider audio podcasting. 2005).

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Dead Elephants in the E-Learning Room

The Learning Circuits

When you talk about knowledge management, the hidden context is blogs and podcasts. As I work with organizations in developing e-learning, I am increasingly aware of dead elephants in the room, large reference points that we have to avoid because we can't wrap our minds around them. Here are some: When you talk about development time, the context is downloadable flash based mini-games. Flash based mini-games, like this one , can be developed in just a few weeks.

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Distributing your podcast for e-learning

The E-Learning Curve

I've just about completed all the topics I want to cover regarding Podcasting for E-Learning (for the moment). So, over the next couple of days, I want to tie up some podcasting 'loose ends.' Now read on… Today, publishing your podcast. 2005).

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/23/05

Big Dog, Little Dog

February 23, 2005. Move Over Podcasting. Digital Design: Increasing Visual Literacy Skills With Digital Imagery. Is Video-Casting The Next Big Thing? Knowledge Integrity: Information Insurance? Myth and facts of the 'learning organisation

Stepping Out: The Application Becomes the Platform

The Learning Circuits

Wikis, blogs, podcasting - all part of the same dynamic. Heard of it? You will. You've already seen it in action on the Web somewhere. How about Widgets ? No, not for Mac (although that's where they come from) - for Windows. I actually made on the other day. Heard about Google's API 's being open? How about the Google sidebar ? MSN revealing its APIs? America's Army (the free game) now has a site touting its availability (the game's) as a platform.

Bringing e-learning into the 21st century

Clive on Learning

He goes on to say how news providers such as his own organisation had better get web-savvy, stop lecturing their audiences and become places for conversation, where bloggers and podcasters congregate to engage our reporters and editors in more extended discussions. In an astonishing speech - as much for who gave it as for what it contained - Rupert Murdoch told the American Society of Newspaper Editors that "Too many of us editors and reporters are out of touch with our readers.

Learning to Control our Moods

The Learning Circuits

But I realize that I am increasingly using my Ipod (with no music, mind you, just podcasts) as my personal mood regulator. In Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, author Philip Dick imagined a society where people regularly took drugs to change their mood. The only two pills I personally take are vitamins and the occasional Tylenol. I love my morning coffee, enjoy a dose of chocolate every couple of days, and probably have one alcoholic drink a month, on average.

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Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment. I've previously discussed podcasting in general here , but in my view there can (and should) be more to the medium than the well-trodden 'single voice-over discusses topic' - what I call the 'fireside chat' - podcast format.

Maslow & Leadership

Big Dog, Little Dog

A short (less than 3 min) podcast on Masow and Leadership

"Informalization" of everything

The Learning Circuits

Informalization" seems to be a growing trend - podcasting, music, journalism, etc. Citizen journalism is an interesting concept that continues to gain attention. Sites are beginning to provide resources to assist these journalists in improving the quality of their writing and reporting. As with any societal change, the visible is only an indication of a foundational shift. What is driving the move from institutional to personal (i.e. the "rise of the individual")?

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/24/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Students can get lectures by podcast - Inside Bay Area. Elliot Masie's Learning 2005 - Epic show report. An Introduction to Connective Knowledge - Stephen Downes. You probably grew up learning that there are two major types of knowledge: qualitative and quantitative. Tag: Connective Knowledge. Market, market, on the wall - Economist. If prediction markets are so good at making forecasts, why not use them to identify emerging technologies? Tag: Prediction.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/29/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

2005 (podcast) - IT Conversations. Was Drucker Wrong? - Tom Davenport. I also had a chat a few days ago with a Wall Street Journal reporter who is researching an article on knowledge worker productivity. He asked me if the subject is important. I said yes, and mouthed the old Peter Drucker chestnut that "making knowledge work productive is the greatest economic challenge of this century." He asked, "Well, was Drucker wrong?" The Internet Is Broken - Technology Review.

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

Big Dog, Little Dog

Training Top 100 for 2005. Podcast with John Thackar. 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. Training magazine's annual ranking of organizations that excel at training and development. Driven to distraction by technology.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/30/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

What exactly is the role of podcasting in knowledge work? The place, value and importance of podcasting is still emerging within PKM and corporate KM. Tags: Knowledge Podcasting. Free Mind Mapping Software. Open Source mind mapping tool. About mind maps. Tag: mindmap. Review: Everything Bad is Good for You - Slashdot.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/19/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Going Visual (podcast). p.o.d.c.a.s.t. The debate over the word "podcast" is still going on Turning Knowledge Into Power. Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Alexis Gerard and Bob Goldstein, authors of "Going Visual -- Using Images to Enhance Productivity, Decision-Making and Profits," about the next generation of all our organizations. Steve Jobs @ Stanford. On Sunday (June 12) Steve Jobs gave the commencement speech at Stanford University to its 5,000 graduates.

The iPod Video & e-Learning Looking Glass

Vignettes Learning

I've also added audio books and have now tested Podcasting files. The holidays are coming and I must find a justification for buying (as a gift to myself) the iPod Video. Currently, I am enjoying my 40 Gig iPod for music and have downloaded hundreds of my favorite songs. The cool thing about iPod is the way I can organize, listen, and purchase music anytime I want. I can personalize my iPod. I am however, amazed with how my fellow trainers respond to technologies in this case the iPod.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/20/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Open Cellphone podcast with Tom Evslin (Podcast). VisiCalc creator Dan Bricklin talk with Tom Evslin about getting a big company to do new things. Knowledge Process Management. Knowledge processes cannot be managed following the standard business process management paradigm. Taiko Mania. Taiko began as a cultural expression of the Asian American civil rights movement representing the dual (American and Asian) identities of the practitioners.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/27/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Trend: Podcasting in Academic and Corporate Learning. Why is podcasting becoming such a hot trend -- it's doing for audio what blogs did for text Visual Literacy. Bringing Fresh Visions to Tired Cliches. Asian and American Leadership Styles: How Are They Unique? There are important differences. Are differences attributable to different cultures or to different stages of corporate development? An interview with John Hagel (audio).

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/1/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Education Podcast Network. The Education Podcast Network is "an effort to bring together into one place, the wide range of podcast programming that may be helpful to teachers. Human Performance: If you don't find it often, you often don't find it. In some sequences of images, an item would be present half the time, and the volunteers missed only 7 percent of them. But when the item appeared only 10 times in every 1,000 images, their error rate rocketed to 30 percent.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/21/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Where To Submit Your Podcasts: Best Podcast Search Engines And Directories. Podcasting is making audio files (most commonly in MP3 format) available online in a way that allows use to automatically download the files for listening at their convenience. Small Scale Intelligence Collection, Collation and Dissemination. Tools for competitive intelligence. Hyperlink Obsolescence in Scholarly Online Journals.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/25/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

In Praise of Open Thinking (podcast - 42 min). "As On Being Digital. Being a digital native is more about what you do, rather than your age. CasePlace. CasePlace.org is a free, online service for obtaining cases, references, and commentary published by business educators and business executives.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/09/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Podcast - On Maslow and leadership. Strategic e-learning implementation. What strategic e-learning coordination might look like. Theory & Practice of Online Learning. A free ebook that includes both html and PDF versions. Technologies of Cooperation. The eight clusters of cooperative technologies to include social tools, self organizing mesh networks, and knowledge collectives. Do we remember a pretty face?

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/11/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Dan Pink Interview - author of "A Whole Mind - Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age" (Podcast). Elliott Masie interviews Dan Pink on his latest and provocative book. Dan Pink offers a fresh look at what it takes for individuals and organizations to excel. Social Network Analysis: What to Map.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/10/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Folksonomy: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mess (podcast). Visual Literacy. Incongruities intensify meaning by creating contrasts or juxtapositions that stimulate the emotions, the intellect and imagination. A good way to build incongruous ideas into your images is to conceive images in terms of opposites and contradictions. Principles of Distributed Representation.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/26/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

With Podcast ) 11 steps to a better brain. For many reasons we hear about community: podcasting communities, learning communities, online communities. With Podcast ) New study supports use of humor in online courses "We did not expect to find differences in performance and we did not find differences in performance, because our view is that humor itself is not some learning potion," Shatz said. Make Mine a Grande Frappuccino. Landed.fm

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/11/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Podcast - Balance is Bunk! Knowledge Workers Looking Offline. Today's professionals spend most of their time (53%) seeking out information. Keith Hammonds, Deputy Editor, Fast Company. The quest for balance between work and life, as we've come to think of it, isn't just a losing proposition; it's a hurtful, destructive one. America's Eroding Knowledge Edge. EMC's chairman warns that to remain tops, the U.S. has to improve its math and science education and boost its workforce's skills

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/24/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

John Markoff - Technology Columnist and Author (podcast) by ITConversations. In Asia, the Eyes Have It - wired magazine. Asians and North Americans really do see the world differently. Shown a photograph, North American students of European background paid more attention to the object in the foreground of a scene, while students from China spent more time studying the background and taking in the whole scene, according to University of Michigan researchers.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/21/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

John Seely Brown - Podcast (37 min) by ITConversations. China and India a special report by BusinessWeek. Rarely has the rise of two relatively poor countries been watched with such awe, hope, and trepidation. Where are India and China headed, and what does it mean to you? Learning about stereotypes reduces their impact by Cognitive Daily. Boys are better at math" is a stereotype decades in the making, and it has in some cases been borne out by testing measures such as the SAT.