Knowledge Summit--Talking about Social Media But, Will it Blend?

Kapp Notes

One of my favorite uses of social media is Facebook and so I look to Blendtec to answer the question.does Facebook Blend? And you can check out Blendtec's Facebook page to keep up-to-date on Blendtec blends.

Blended Learning is Splendid Learning

Growth Engineering

What is Blended Learning. Blended education. Whatever you want to call it, the definition of blended learning is easy to grasp – it combines online learning and face-to-face training to get the best of both worlds. How Blended Learning Changes the Training Manager’s Role.

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Tags: assessment e-learning development informal learning blended learning connectivism constructivism content development e-learning ILE informal learning environment instructional design instructivism interactivity learning objects lms online courses PDF pedagogy PLE rapid authoring VLE

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success

Kapp Notes

Will Social Media Blend --Ok, this is a parody but it's funny:) Selling Social Media for Learning --Corporate focus but good advice for educational organizations as well. I am giving a presentation today at 1:00 EDT. Called Social Media and Student Success:Leveraging Social Learning Tools.

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

The Online Learning Idea Book: 95 Proven Ways to Enhance Technology-Based and Blended Learning edited by Patti Shank. A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. That post seems to have got good circulation. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] February 22-23, 2010.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor TheELearningsite.com @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said. I follow you on Twitter @cpappas November 16, 2010 2:05 AM Carlton said. November 16, 2010 2:31 AM Christoforos Online said. November 16, 2010 6:10 AM Miriam said.

2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

As 2010 draws to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap my blog posts during the year. • The two faces of blended learning. • My 1-liners from LearnX 2010. • My 1-liners from TEDxCanberra 2010.

Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now. Anyway, this post provides me with an opportunity to clarify my thoughts in preparation for the discussion.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Used as a Part of the Blend. Mobile devices are perfect to add to a blend in your training program. Mobile learning is certainly a hot discussion topic with elearning and training solutions providers in Australia – like anywhere else in the world.

eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond

Web Courseworks

This summer I attended the 2010 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

The catalyst to accelerated learning and performance

Lars is Learning

Tags: social networking blended learning TED social media performance support Jove

UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning. There is no better way to start a morning than to find not one, not two, but FIVE emails with congratulations written all over them.

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

Upside Learning

In the current situation, it’s more feasible to build mobile learning into the blend rather than replacing your existing training methods. And when it matures, which is starting as I write this, it’ll become a substantial part of the training blend.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

I was trying to put together some of the key change factors leading organizations to adopt e-learning stand-alone and as a part of the training blend. For the best learning, change agents will need to optimize solution for individuals by adapting a blend of both. Our customers account for a number of factors before taking the plunge into e-Learning.

5 Tech Tips to Teach Reading in a Blended Learning Classroom

DigitalChalk eLearning

Blended learning—using both traditional and technology-based methods for teaching—has become the norm for many educators. In 2010, more than 4 million students had access to online learning components in the classroom in addition to standard learning materials. What’s more, 73 percent of educators surveyed by the Center for Digital Education said they saw improvements in student engagement in a blended learning classroom.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Brandon Hall recently declared awards for LMS systems in various categories including those that made significant advances in Informal or Blended Learning and in Social Learning.

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC

Janet Clarey

I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!). EMC used an analytical framework where the level of objective determines the blended learning methodology and delivery approach.

Custom eLearning Development Costs – Results From Chapman Alliance Study

Upside Learning

Another interesting slide is the most frequently used components in a blended solution. Clearly classroom, virtual classroom, self paced elearning make up the bulk of the blend. 2010).

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The ILE and the FLE in harmony

E-Learning Provocateur

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The cult of the question

Clive on Learning

In other words, interaction is part of the blend. Sometimes it seems that instructional designers are obsessed with questions. They cannot imagine an effective learning resource that is not liberally sprinkled with opportunities to interact: Plain text is frowned at, yet strangely not in blogs or on the WIkipedia. Page turners are frowned at, yet strangely not on your Kindle. Presentations are frowned at, yet strangely not when shown on TED.

Do People Really Like To Go On Training Courses?

Upside Learning

The blended approach gives learners and teachers a potential environments to learn and teach more effectively. “Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.&# – Plato. What Plato said then holds true for training today. From the days when training was deemed a crucial element in the development of an individual to today when it has come to become a bitter pill forced down peoples’ throats by HR.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

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Don’t Convert! Redesign Instructor-Led Training for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

With that in mind, recommend a blended approach when appropriate. By Shelley A. Gable. Though eLearning isn’t new to the training field anymore, it’s still relatively new to many organizations. And once those organizations buy into the benefits of eLearning, many are tempted to run and dive into the deep end of the pool as quickly as possible. Sometimes even before taking a swimming lesson…or changing into a proper bathing suit. The result?

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

These are five tips I give customers who are setting about implementing some form of mobile learning, even if it is the smallest component in a blended solution. If you’re thinking of using mobile technology in your blend, this (in my opinion) is the best use, provided its done right.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Sixth Day.

Visual Lounge

Incorporating a colored frame around your screencast customizes the screencast so it blends into your website or adds consistency across a series of screencasts. We're half way through our "12 days of Screencasting. Have you found the tips useful? Today you're in for a tasty treat.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

How to Run a Conference That Makes Us Say “WOW!” - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2010 Attending conferences is always a mixed bag. Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes - Full Circle , February 24, 2010 The topic was “ Online Facilitation: 14 years on. References on Lurking | Full Circle Associates - Full Circle , March 28, 2010 First, is an old discussion summary from the Online Facilitation list from 2003, compiled by Chris Lang which still has value to me.

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In memory of Hanif Sazen

Clive on Learning

I have worked with Hanif on a number of projects, most notably The Blended Learning Cookbook , which Saffron published and which contained a number of examples of Saffron’s innovative blended learning projects.

Achievement Unlocked: A Powered-Up Understanding of Gamification

InSync Training

Back in 2010—right as I was beginning my career transition into instructional design—games emerged as the educational topic du jour. Gamification 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Blend It! by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. We blend it. Blend Your “Content-Heavy” Courses.

My award-winning IQ

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I had the honour of collecting a Best Blended Learning Solution Award (Gold Level) at the 2010 LearnX Asia Pacific Conference. The blended learning solution in question is “IQ&# , an intranet-based portal that I developed for my colleagues at my workplace.