iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

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Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Your collage might show a book from Amazon, a YouTube video and a page from a blog or web site. Create a Mashup. Mashups let you combine and remix information, media, content, web applications and services in new ways. Two mashup platforms are Pipes and Scrapplet. Buzz up!

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A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Recipe book versus being a chef. Dave’s book will probably be named The Resilient Organization.

In response to: Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything

ID Reflections

And the scary part of "cherry picking" ideas and creating mash-ups from these were driven home once again. de-contextualize snippets of conversations, texts, dialogues heard, reassemble the various bits and pieces, add our thoughts and pass on the new "mash-up" till it has lost all resemblance to the source. We are also wired to listen to and pick up those bits and pieces that are in synch with our ideas. It is then ours and no longer mash-ups.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Open up the Navigation.

Don't miss the train!

Learning with e's

I'm just about to hop on a train and make my way up to Milton Keynes for the first time, where tomorrow I'm an external examiner for one of the Open University 's PhD candidates. More later, when I have had more time to read the book.

Corporate Advisory Council Starts Today

Kapp Notes

The RFP has opportunities for e-learning, hands-on instructor-led elements, social media and follow up training. 3:15-3:45: The Phoenix Group presentation with Cliff Sobel and Rhonda Dorsett The Phoenix Group creates a mash up of training, marketing, education and user experiences.

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Managing Learning?

Performance Learning Productivity

My colleague Jane Hart has written about this challenge for some years (see here for an article by Jane from 2010). She sees the future of technologies supporting learning as a mash-up of social co-operation and collaboration tools aligned with the emerging social workplace.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up.

HRExaminer

Jay Cross

Jay’s new un-book Working Smarter (available in on-demand paperback or PDF download ) examines how to boost an organization’s collective brainpower. Cross mashes up his considerable experience in training, business consulting and web 2.0

Up Pompey

Learning with e's

We were touring in 1982, and one of our bookings took us to play in the main hall of Portsmouth Polytechnic. When I was a lot younger I was a guitarist in a rock band.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

Hint: it was not to exchange music and books for credit card information) It was created to help people share information. Wikipedia has a write up on Web 2.0 The ideas that make up Web 2.0 are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. A web mashup is the second concept in what makes up Web 2.0. iGoogle does a good job of this type of mashup by aggregation. Mashup Blog

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

Especially, when vendors released their 2010 final numbers and saw big increases from the previous year. USD in 2010, 29.3M The reason Cornerstone suffered losses in 2010, was largely caused by a change in fair value of preferred stock warrant liabilities. In 2009 and 2010, many vendors in the LMS market, tossed in items that at one time were extra fees. It is small for now, but there are more vendors offering it, then in 2010.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. It shows up in your browser. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser. Accepts APIs and Mashups. This is a time saver in my book. .

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite. The Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform has an interesting approach here – by providing an API so that Common Cartridge content hosted on the LMS can easily be “mashed-up&# with blogs, wikis, social networking sites and so on. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

The Swipe Rule – Vendors need to swipe your card to follow up with you; which is fine; but I cannot tell you the number of times when I was a Director of Training and told the vendor in the face to call me or email me, and never heard from them. A winner in my book. While most vendors start their fiscal calendar year in January, others started back in May of 2010. 10th – Virtual Worlds, Mashups & M-Learning - Add a splash of GeoLocation.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jott This Blog

Learning Visions

I find my best time for thinking up excellent blog entries is late at night when Im lying in bed. I picked up the same tip from Michele, and while I havent used Jott to blog, its a terrific way to "write" a note to yourself without endangering too many other drives.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Cognitive Flexibility Theory & Multiple Representations

Learning Visions

You might want to check out Bernice McCarthys 4MAT work at [link] She uses a sort of mashup between left/right brain thinking and Kolbs learning styles and creates a cyclical approach to teaching that attempts to present things to impact all learners. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Sometimes its not even consciously done -- they might put up photos and tag them -- dont mean to generate content for others, but they do) Wearable computing (being a cyborg and having implants is the stuff of sci fi -- but its not that far away) "We look at the future through rear-view mirrors."