Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies.

Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Mine is the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). These components work in tandem with the LMS and system reports, which in turn comprise the core components of the Formal Learning Environment (FLE).

3D Virtual Immersive Environment Role Plays

Kapp Notes

A 3D Virtual World role play provides a realistic environment in which two or more people act out a scenario. This type of environment is flexible. In a virtual immersive environment, some of the traditional obstacles and barriers of conducting face-to-face role plays are eliminated.

Personal Learning Environment 2010

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

George writes: Announcing: Open Course – Personal Learning Environments, Networks, and Knowledge. This should be fun… Stephen Downes , Dave Cormier , and I will be offering an open course on Personal Learning Environments, Networks, and Knowledge , starting September 13.

Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment

Kapp Notes

These are critical incidents and 3D learning environments can help people prepare and train for these events. The critical incident learning environment places learners into a situation similar to the real event, where they must use their prior knowledge to solve a problem.

Four Obvious Things Organizations Can Do in Virtual Immersive Environments

Kapp Notes

Here are four things organizations can do in 3D virtual immersive environments. Virtual immersive environments provide a space in which a meeting can occur that is engaging and provides opportunities to interact with others. Tags: virtual immersive environment

Five 3D Environments on Your 2D Laptop

Kapp Notes

Here are five products on the market today that allow you to escape the 2D environment of your laptop and add a third dimension to your file structure, navigation and functionality. You can hang photos on your walls and explore 3D spaces with many different environments to choose from.

Informal Learning - 2010

eLearning Cyclops

I think there is little doubt that it will grow further in 2010, but I also expect it to find more of a foothold in corporate training departments where its adoption been a challenge. As I am confident we will see informal learning become more prevalent in the corporate environment, companies must also be cautious when jumping into the social media and informal learning stampede. Informal learning (a.k.a. social learning) grew immensely in 2009.

The Metaverse Journal's 2010 Virtual World Predictions

Kapp Notes

Here are ten predictions about virtual worlds in Australia and beyond made by The Metaverse Journal in an article simply titled Virtual worlds predictions for 2010. Here is one of the interesting predictions Australia will have its first government funded virtual environment – a proposal is already underway to see this come to fruition. Tags: virtual immersive environment

Learning Technologies 2010 – Recap

Upside Learning

That’s the message I’ve been hearing loud & clear from Learning Technologies 2010. social learning environment by Peter Butler. He cited Deborah Compeau’s ( a professor at Richard Ivey Schools of Business) Jan 2010 research to bring up six types of learners.

3D Environment Used to Teach New Recruits

Kapp Notes

The solution: shorten the learning curve and provide a safe practice environment for recruits to carry out their Safety Rounds Inspections, prior to boarding the ship for the first time.

E-Learning Award Winners 2010

Clive on Learning

Building a 3D Environment? Consider these Design Principles and Questions

Kapp Notes

Answering these questions will help you to develop effective instruction within 3D environments. What is the role of the facilitator, other participants and the environment itself in creating an authentic situational context for learning? Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D worlds Here is a table from Learning in 3D (shown below) that describes many different design considerations and the associated questions you want to ask when building a 3D learning experience.

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.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments.

Future of Virtual 3D Environments for Learning

Tony Karrer

Based on the recent Big Question - Learning Technology 2015 – I received an interesting question: "Tony, what do you think of environments like Second Life? environment. Do you think these have a great future in the world of learning for adults?" " This is a topic I’ve talked about a few times. Probably before you begin to read my predictions, it’s worth looking at: Second Life Learning Videos where I’ve collected a few different examples of learning in Second Life.

Horizon Report 2010 - Mobile Computing

Upside Learning

The Horizon 2010 report has been published and is available for download. 2010 promises to change the way we look at electronic learning , a move from the personal computer/browser environment to the mobile computing environment. Related posts: The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion A Great Start to 2010 The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology. It’s definitely worth a read; lots of interesting trends that will affect the way we live and learn.

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Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

The program, dubbed BaseCamp 2010, addressed 40 participants drawn from the senior and mid-level ranks of the company. We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools. In this post, I summarize what we learned about the ad-hoc social learning environments. The whole of BaseCamp 2010 was delivered in asynchronous mode, and that did not stop us from interacting in meaningful ways.

2010 Predictions for Learning and Technology at eLearn Mag

Kapp Notes

Predictions for 2010 Check of the predications and add your own! Virtual Immersive Environments (VIEs) for corporate use will gain additional traction in 2010 with some major announcements concerning integration with more traditional enterprisewide software systems such as MS SharePoint. VIEs will begin to pull out of the trough toward the fourth quarter of 2010 as productive uses of these worlds begin to be exploited.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Collaborative Learning Environment – Share building of courses in real time, albeit, not two at the same time, so no desktop sharing in that regard. Market Trends Update 2010.

RWD Speaks about Using 3D Virtual Environments for Learning and Collaboration

Kapp Notes

At the ASTD Conference, I had the privilege of interviewing a couple of folks who are pioneering the use of 3D virtual environments across the enterprise.

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Creating the Right Environment for Your 3D Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

An important element in creating effective learning in a 3D virtual world is to create the right environment. Since virtual immersive environments are, by definition, immersive, the environment plays a critical role in the training process. To create the right environment, you need to ask yourself some questions. Should the learning be in a realistic environment? What do the learners need to do in this environment?

Three Lessons Learned from a 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Implementation

Kapp Notes

As clients mature in their use of and experience with Virtual Immersvie Environments, you can move them from less sophisticated platforms to more elaborate ones. Lesson 3: Don’t assume that what works in the classroom or in traditional events translates to the virtual environment. Focus must be placed on function and interactivity when designing 3D learning environments. Here are three "lessons learned" in from an actual 3D virtual world implementation.

Free Whitepaper on The Collaboration Advantages of 3D Immersive Environments

Kapp Notes

Recently, I teamed up with ProtonMedia (makers of ProtoSphere ) to write a whitepaper on the advantages of 3D virtual immersive environments for organizational collaboration. Here is a brief description and intro to the paper. You can get a hold of the free whitepaper at the download page. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

In continuation to the first post of this series that spoke about types of applications, fundamental human interface design principles and the iPhone OS environment, this article covers the various components available for developing the user interface of your iPhone application.

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. October 25, 2010 Open for use?

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

As you might have noticed through my reading of PresentationZen and Slide:ology I have an interest in improving the use of Powerpoint and other slideware in presentations and learning environments.

Another Virtual World 2010 Prediction

Kapp Notes

Here is a number of interesting predictions for virtual worlds done in a nice and interesting SlideShare presentation Virtual Worlds 2010+ View more documents from KZero Worldswide. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Tags: virtual immersive environment

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.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?” - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2010 As a follow-up to my (successful?)

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

How creative is your environment?

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach How creative is your environment? I’ve worked with numerous design and development teams over the years and one noticeable characteristic of these teams was their creativity.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners. An ILE is a scalable and flexible learning environment.

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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal Learning Environment.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M.

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2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging On December 28, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart During 2010 I used my two blogs (Jane's Pick of the Day and Social Media for Working and Learning ) to reflect on the impact of social media on learning,  the changing shape of workplace learning, as well as my own use of social media for professional use. 

CellCast Takes Top Honors at DemoFest 2010

mLearning Trends

We're pleased to officially announce two awards for OnPoint's CellCast Solution gained from our recent participation in DemoFest 2010 held in conjunction with The eLearning Guild's annual DevLearn 2010 Conference in San Francisco.

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