Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now. Are you on Facebook?

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Using the system, I found that the top hot topics in eLearning for 2009. Twitter has been the talk of the town during 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , August 12, 2009. Free PowerPoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. All things Twitter , October 14, 2009. How to use Twitter on Campus , September 18, 2009. 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team , October 22, 2009. August 25, 2009. February 25, 2009.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

TRUST – if L&D is to have any impact, it's vital

Performance Learning Productivity

By demonstrating that you understand the problems business managers are facing, and then by working with them to deliver solutions to resolve those problems demonstrably, quickly, efficiently. Trust is very important in our lives. As children we put our trust in our parents.

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The Right Questions to Ask

Bottom-Line Performance

Others believe that key skills like information literacy, media literacy, creativity and problem solving are necessary corollaries. aside from the fact that I found Dave’s blog post in my facebook stream today and it intrigued me?) Dave Ferguson’s blog led me to an interesting debate in the academic community. The key question seems to be which is more important for students in the 21 st century - facts or skills.

Social Network = Social Class?

Kapp Notes

Anna Owens says "MySpace has one population, Facebook has another." Almost 23 percent of Facebook users earn more than $100,000 a year, compared to slightly more than 16 percent of MySpace users. Is your socio-economic status reflected in your favorite social networking software?

Real Community?

Clark Quinn

At the same time, Marcia Conner was asking for examples of how someone’s Twitter/Facebook (T/FB) comments have changed your opinion of them. Blogs tend to be more formal (tends, mind you), while Twitter and Facebook cross the boundary into informal. You have to work with lots of people, but only with some of them will you want to share your problems, beliefs, and values.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: iPhone and the End of All Boundaries

Learning Visions

Saturday, May 23, 2009 iPhone and the End of All Boundaries I just got my very own iPhone on Friday. Maybe the iPhone isnt the problem? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Here was the original tweet: tonykarrer : Please help - online session going now: How (other than twitter) do you Tap Your Social Grid to get help with your problems? ranellem : @ tonykarrer I've found old friends via Facebook that have become professional contacts as well. Facebook.

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A Little Learning is …

Web Tools for Learners

Bit of a problem sometimes;->). 2009 Version of MS Word's Styles. join Facebook and. Facebook a dang’rous thing&# , at least according to Alexander Pope. He declared that we should “Drink deep or taste not the Pierian Spring.&#

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

But, in our Advanced ID class students apply that theory to a problem in the field. We also have a game course where they create interactive games for learning to solve the needs of a client (again the students interact with external clients and produce a solution to their problem). Students are on Facebook and Twitter with faculty and have discussions about how to use social media for learning within organizations.

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Engage Your Learners By Mimicking the Real World

Rapid eLearning

People already use their computers for things like checking email, surfing the web, and sharing the latest news on Facebook. Or explore a fake Facebook page to collect information. On top of that, things like email and Facebook have a personal element to them.

DevLearn ‘09 Keynote: Andrew McAfee #dl09

Learning Visions

1 was Mark Zuckerberg founder of facebook). Merck lab puts up the problem statement. Anyone from around the world can download that problem statement. you download a problem statement and then upload your solution. Merck looks at the problem. If you solve the problem, you get $$ bonus. 30% of problems were solved. Diversity of scientific interests among people who looked at it – this increased the likelihood that a problem was going to be solved.

Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

September 4, 2009 to September 11, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Monday, September 21, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Tuesday, September 22, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Wednesday, September 23, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Wednesday, September 23, 2009. –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Thursday, September 24, 2009.

Bully 4 U

Learning with e's

Some thought that the problem was too complex to be addressed as a single problem. We need to acknowledge that there are problems when we use social networking tools. Do we behave differently when we use Facebook or Myspace?

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

One way to learn and solve problems more effectively is by visualizing information. These diagrams can be used during brainstorming sessions, as a way to explain concepts, for information organization and for creative problem solving. Share this on Facebook Share this on

Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

Kapp Notes

Use a problem-based learning approach to pull students together. This image is taken directly from Facebook and is the image many faculty have when someone mentions Facebook. But Facebook , LinkedIn , Ning and IntroNetworks are all great tools for having academically focused learning communities in an online setting. Today I am presenting at Immaculata University on the topic of Creating a Vibrant Learning Community as part of a faculty workshop.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

If we time jumped from then to 2009, the way we now communicate, learn, search for information, share content and consume entertainment would be unrecognisable. They are there forever, and burying the past may prove to be a problem for many.

35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Be a flexible problem solver who can apply instructional design concepts appropriately to unique situations. Keep the problem uppermost while designing solutions. Share this on Facebook. A few months ago I published a list of the 10 Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer.

Blogging is good for you

Learning with e's

The consternation you may recall was due to unfounded statements by respected psychologists Susan Greenfield and Aric Sigman about how the use of Facebook and other social web tools could cause psychological problems including ADHD and autism in young people.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

During the week of November 9th, 2009 I attended two conferences in San Jose. ” No problem, because Leo’s shows are engaging so audience wants more. learning success [extends and maintains traditional networking, like Facebook for grownups]. MacAfee explains how groups of people can solve problems better and faster that individuals or small teams. INTRODUCTION.

Content Organization Cheat Sheet

The eLearning Coach

When the content presents problems and solutions, then a cause and effect structure is appropriate. Example: A course on troubleshooting a network for IT professionals could be arranged by problems and solutions. Share this on Facebook Share this on

Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

One day Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook , no doubt on the first day there were only a handful of users. Facebook would never have worked if users hadn't brought in their existing networks of family and friends.

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Google has tapped the power of online collaboration to solve business problems and engage learners. So, what do Twitter, You Tube, Facebook, WordPress, American Idol, and movie documentaries like Super Size Me have in common with e-Learning 2.0?

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Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

It’s about having a toolbox containing a number of different social technologies at your disposal in order to select the most appropriate one(s) that address a particular learning or business problem. Share this on Facebook Share this on

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need. They are leveraging social media technologies Facebook, Twitter, ect.,

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

Clark Quinn suggests you avoid the word Social Media and instead, talk about the outcomes of informal learning, such as innovation, problem-solving, creativity and research. Share this on Facebook Share this on How would you answer this question?

Games And Simulations

The eLearning Coach

Another advantage is problem-solving. You can’t get to level two in a game if you can’t problem solve. Share this on Facebook Share this on Karl Kapp, professor, author and speaker, understands the value of games and simulations in learning.

Momentary Value

Learning Developments

I'm already behind on my RSS feeds and can barely get to Facebook at the end of each day. In Facebook I'm dealing almost exclusively with friendships. This is actually where I've been having problems with Twitter. I'm making a second effort at Twitter. I've got too much information coming at me right now so I haven't been all that excited about adding tweets to my daily dashboard. So adding Twitter seems like a complication I don't need.

Camtasia for Mac, Education, Blogging, and Brain Cells

Big Dog, Little Dog

After Years Of Toil, Sustaining Change In Education Still A Vexing Problem - Science Daily. Facebook's success is built on the ease of doing everything in one place. Review: Camtasia for Mac - eQuixotic.

Review: The Back of the Napkin

The eLearning Coach

According to Dan Roam, author of The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures , our built-in visual thinking tools consist of our eyes, our mind’s eye and a little eye-hand coordination. Because it promotes problem solving and facilitates communication.

Textual harassment

Learning with e's

I asked what people thought the greatest danger for children was on social networking sites like Bebo and Facebook. He said, 'What's the problem?' I was interviewed recently on the back of a blog post I wrote on cyberbullying entitled Bully 4 U and the straw poll survey I conducted.

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Momentary Value

Learning Developments

I'm already behind on my RSS feeds and can barely get to Facebook at the end of each day. In Facebook I'm dealing almost exclusively with friendships. This is actually where I've been having problems with Twitter. I'm making a second effort at Twitter. I've got too much information coming at me right now so I haven't been all that excited about adding tweets to my daily dashboard. So adding Twitter seems like a complication I don't need.

What I learned from Twitter this Weekend. 140 Characters at a Time

Big Dog, Little Dog

You see the problem coming down the pike, no?". I get three tweets in a row that Annalie Killian , Sharlyn Lauby , and Vanessa Haakenson are now on Facebook (@#%&*, I never got the memo we were supposed to join! and the facebook vanity urls start rolling in :)." (now


Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

At the moment I’m celebrating some, online, 10 th anniversaries – in October 2008 I started blogging , I joined LinkedIn in November 2008 and I joined Twitter in January 2009. I also acknowledge that I have been part of the above problem too, which is why I’m annoyed.