My Workflow with Synergy

Experiencing eLearning

When I liveblogged the TCC 2008 conference , I always had the Elluminate presentation up on my primary screen (my desktop computer) and my blog on my laptop. That means that on days that I’m doing a lot of web work or creating Captivate activities, I work primarily on my laptop and don’t switch over too much. Google Calendar. This is a follow-up to my post on the features of Synergy. My last post covered how Synergy works.

TCC08: Extreme Makeover: Course Edition

Experiencing eLearning

This is another liveblogged post from the TCC 2008 conference. Small links–focused research with refined searches, use existing directories instead of creating your own. Syllabus, calendar, course map, policies. Visual test with maps–created in WebCT, can be done elsewhere too. The presenter is Robin Bartoletti , Texas Women’s University, Denton, Texas , USA. She does course redesigns–has done over 80 of them.

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Daily Bookmarks 04/24/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Summary of a model for creating incompetence–i.e., Calendar of events for educators in Second Life. Selected Internet Resources –Government Resources for Science Images. Online image databases for science topics. These are government sources and therefore mostly public domain. tags: science , images , publicdomain. US Federal Government Public Domain Images - Primarily Photos. Databases of images from the US government–most are public domain.

Daily Bookmarks 06/19/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Ideas for using social bookmarking for a portfolio, database of people, calendar of events, and more. to Create an Easy, Always Updated Online Portfolio. Create a specific tag for your portfolio and have an easy-to-update page for your content. ZaidLearn: University Learning = OCW + OER = FREE! Huge directory of links to free educational resources–open courseware, open educational resources, and general resources. Mostly higher ed.

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Summer Seminar Series

Clark Quinn

Jeff’s got a commercially-validated track record of successful games and a consequent insight into how to create compelling experiences, and provides the perfect foil for my focus on the learning side. Set your calendars for August 11-14, and definitely hope to see you there With the caveat that I’m one of the speakers, I’d like to bring the eLearning Guild’s upcoming Summer Seminar Series to your attention.

Photobook Adventures (and advice)

Web Tools for Learners

There are three things to notice: The ‘tray’ at the bottom contains the already-created pages (I made many before …). More than one site creates photobooks! The tray at the bottom contains the already created pages and makes it easy to navigate.

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The Perfect Task List

Learning Developments

The organization I work for provides a work productivity tool that contains e-mail, calendar, database, and task list functionality. The ability to create a tree like structure and the free form approach was very conducive to managing my work flow. I hope you didn't read the title of this post and hoped that I had found the end all perfect task management tool. I've had no luck in that department yet. Has anybody found the perfect task list management tool?

Google-Assisted “Search� Learning…but pls don’t say “according to Google�

Janet Clarey

George Chinnery (2008) described some of the pedagogical uses of Google in his article, “ You’ve got some GALL: Google-Assisted Language Learning.” Here is a recap of Chinnery’s article as it appearing in Language, Learning & Technology. Instructors wishing to control search activities for learning can use Google Coop to create a search engine for a website or collection of sites. Google Calendar can be used for scheduling and notification.

We all have a stake in the beast called student debt

CLO Magazine

In spite of increased investments in corporate learning, it is still the domain of American higher education to create and deliver the learning programs for critical thinking and problem solving key to success in the exploding global digital economy. It’s not easy to create a $1.6

Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Kate Albright-Hanna , the Director of Video for the 2008 Obama presidential campaign. Over 5000 enthusiastic members chat online, comment on the blog, post messages, upload photos, and keep track of their calendar of events.

How to train productivity at work: Top experts reveal their employee productivity formula


Tip #1: Productivity training starts by creating new habits. Create habits. Fadeke Adegbuyi is the marketing manager at Doist , a company that has created top-rated productivity apps to help people and businesses work more efficiently.

Using Camtasia for Flipped Classrooms

TechSmith Camtasia

The way I got started flipping lessons was shortly after I bought my last computer – a Macbook Pro in 2008, I decided to tackle a tough conceptual question “How do we know space distances so well, considering that we can’t go and measure them with long rulers?”

My iPhone Apps for Learning Solution 2010 -

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Calendar My iPhone Calendar App is sync’d to many calendars. I have a main calendar for Work, and one for Home. I also subscribe to handy calendars like US Holidays, and favorite sports team calendars. reQall also connects to my calendar.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. 2009 Computer Graphics and Imaging , 10 th international conference of the International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), was held February 13-15, 2008 in Innsbruck, Austria. 2009 First Canadian Blackboard Users’ Group Online Conference was held February 29, 2008.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on in February 2008. This includes playing a role in organizational needs assessments and helping create job descriptions that include defined competencies.

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Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

Virtual desktops not only mimic a desktop on a cpu, but they include such things as a calendar, clock, media player, wallpaper background, desktop icons, online storage, word processing, high file size upload (some go up to 150mb per file) and e-mail. The ability to create documents and work on them in a collaborative fashion without the worry of bandwidth, will take social learning to the next level. Have you ever created a PDF which cannot be seen by the other party?


Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Google Calendar This is the first year I havent had a paper-based engagement calendar, which is weird. I cant program to save my life, but I can create a course flow mockup using PowerPoint that gets my ideas across to those who can make it look really good. or status is better, but I stumbled on Yammer first - created T&D internal microblog.not too shabby. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

The eLearning Singularity or The Inevitable Evolution of eLearning Development

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As a developer, you are not losing that way – you are winning, because you benefit from the value that other people are creating by extending your software. What if we created the "modularity" by starting with the user? Anyone can send me a calendar invite from Outlook and I can add it too my iCal, no worries. DevLearn 2010 Conference & Expo - November - San Francisco, CA DevLearn 2008 Conference & Expo - November 10-14 - San Jose, CA.

Time is all we have

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Published April 2008. Google’s recruiters figure that an exemplary engineer can create 200 times more value than an average engineer. A year of Internet time is roughly equivalent to seven years of calendar time. Effectiveness – Jay Cross. Time Is All We Have.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

I tried using Google Calendar, but that got overwhelming. Ive stuck with Outlook Calendar -- which is all work and any outside appointments that might conflict with work. Ive got engagement calendars that go back 20 years. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Although this list is available online, I also created this presentation which provides the information as a slideset. Creating tone of voice in eLearning. Creating tone of voice in eLearning. check and update my calendar regularly, I never miss a deadline, and I usually arrive just a minute or two early wherever I go. How to Create Color Schemes in PowerPoint to Match Your Brand , October 26, 2010 A favorite feature added to PowerPoint 2007 is the design theme.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

The Gin System provides you with (among other things): Secure login Calendar of events Phone & Email lists Email group s ("public" f0r all members; or private for designated members only) Questions: Allows for easy posting of questions. We dont want to create a system that requires you to do a cost-benefit analysis on whether each member, intern or employee should be added. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Instructional designers can take the tools and create a good learning experience or not. But disruptive when its "just anyone" putting the content out there -- learner-created content vs. expert-created. I would like to ask: Why should an e-learning system have chat, groups, calendars and forums when there are Yahoo meesengers, eGroups, etc. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.