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. Also, another interesting article in The Metaverse Journal is a review of how they did on their predictions for 2009. 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.

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.

Learning in Action (the Innocence Project)

Spark Your Interest

The news is that they’ve added the school of journalism to their project. Tags: Education Just Plain Learning Uncategorized Innocence Project Investigative journalism Learning in Action Image via Wikipedia.

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?)

Journalism's Death Spiral--A Disaster for Learning? A Disaster for Democracy?

Work Learning

Read this article from the Los Angeles Times to see the extent that journalism is crashing. Some say that the blogosphere will compensate for journalism's rapid death spiral. But with journalism's problems, it is bound to get worse.

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.

Best of informal learning since September 1, 2010…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

September 1 to November 18, 2010. The state of mapping APIs - OReilly Radar , September 7, 2010. Welcome to the Decade of Games - HarvardBusiness.org , September 9, 2010. Full Frontal Nudity Doesn’t Make Us Safer: Abolish the TSA - Forbes.com: News , November 14, 2010. Points of control = Rents - Lockergnome Blog Network , October 29, 2010. The Data Bubble II - Doc Searls Weblog , October 30, 2010. But. - Adaptive Path , September 30, 2010.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Ways to Tell a Story (Alan Levine) - ZaidLearn , December 16, 2007 The power of Voice in online classrooms - eLearning Acupuncture , May 31, 2010 The Secret Recipe to Delivering World Class Lectures - ZaidLearn , August 29, 2009 E-teaching personality is good for e-learning - Electronic Papyrus , January 5, 2010 Online Discussions Face-to-Face Versus Threaded Discussions: The Role of Time and Higher Order Thinking Dr. Katrina A.

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Research to Practice: Games and Simulations

Kapp Notes

International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 15(1), 95-115. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: Can Games Save Journalism? by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

Journalism and education have much in common, besides the fact that both are in dire straits. Journalism intends to inform us about the world, and education aims to help us succeed in that same world. Could games be the nexus between these two pursuits that are so vital to democracy?

Definition: Metacognition

Kapp Notes

information as cited by Lawanto, 2010) It has also been defined as a process by which the brain organizes and monitors cognitive resources. 2010). The short definition of Metacognition is "Thinking about Thinking." Here are some more definitions from a variety of sources.

"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

Elementary School Journal, 96, 385-414. Journal of Educational Psychology, 93, 724-733. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Welcome aboard! Onboarding Model

Lars is Learning

Here’s one of my articles published last month (May 2010) in Training Journal. You can also get a PDF to download if you prefer to read it in all its published glory on your shiny new iPad. Comments very welcome. First impressions Do any of these scenarios sound familiar? "On On my first day I arrived and was immediately drowning in rules and.

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What if they threw a party and none of us came?

Learning with e's

Before anyone points out the fact that paper based journal cost money to produce, edit, review, print and distribute, I want to make the following points: Most academic journals are run by academics on a voluntary basis - those who review for my journal don't get paid a penny.

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

3.You should have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a corporation, educational institute, publication house, or journalism. Apologies for a long post but it is one of those where I was internally debating and had to resolve this conflict with myself… 1. Post objectives: a.

Swimming against the tide

E-Learning Provocateur

That’s a lesson I’m sure Aneel Karnani learned earlier this month when he argued The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility in The Wall Street Journal and the MIT Sloan Management Review. Swimming against the tide is a dangerous pastime, whether it be real or metaphorical.

Blog but beware

Moodle Journal

For one, given the removal of the Journal facility in Moodle it is good to still have an easy means by which students can record their progress, thoughts and findings etc. One of the VLE training courses that I run here at the college, Moodle Web 2.0,

The 4 pillars of blogging

E-Learning Provocateur

For me, a blog post isn’t meant to be a lab report or a journal article. I have been blogging for some time now, and I can honestly say that it’s been a growth journey. I started blogging primarily for myself – essentially to organise and articulate the thoughts in my own head.

Recent Research on Interactive Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

of Geography, 2005) ‘ Measuring the Effects and Effectiveness of Interactive Advertising ’ (Paul Pavlou, David, Stewart, University of Southern California, Journal of Interactive Advertising, Vol 1 No 1 Fall 2000) ‘ An Introduction to Digital Media ’ (Tony Feldman, 1997, Routledge Publishers, NY, Pages 13-20) ‘ Interactive or Non-Interactive?

The dynamics of managing/nurturing networks of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

2010). Journal of Management Studies, 47(1), 85-108 The authors make a distinction between NoPs and CoPs; networks of practice and communities of practice. Image by D'Arcy Norman via Flickr I received a beautiful article (thanks to Julie Ferguson!).

Training Outside the UPS Box

The Peformance Improvement

For example, according to a Wall Street Journal article , UPS is experimenting with technology that gives new drivers hands-on practice in simulated situations before driving a truck and making deliveries for real.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101 – Designing for Flow

Upside Learning

Source: COASTLINE JOURNAL. When was the last time you were so involved in what you were doing that you forgot yourself? You lost track of time? You were ‘in the zone’? All of us can recall such moments – while reading a book, listening to music, playing a sport, in an online computer game.

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The Two Faces of ePortfolios

Learning Visions

Can hyperlink artifacts (assume all electronic) to a reflective journal (e.g., These are my live blogged notes from this week’s Instructional Design Live show on EdTech Taclk with Helen Barrett, Ph.D.

Develop Yourself in Addition to Training

Integrated Learnings

A few relevant journals include Performance Improvement Journal , Journal of Workplace Learning , and Human Resource Development Quarterly. To keep up with them, you can subscribe to their alerts or access the journals at a local university. What journals do you read? By Shelley A. Gable. While we work diligently to develop learning experiences that help our clients meet their business goals, we must also engage in continuous learning ourselves.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

This framework has been adopted from a wonderful paper published in the International Journal of Engineering Education; Economides, A.A. & There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning.

Learning Styles: What Do We Know?

The Peformance Improvement

He reports on a survey of learning-styles research that appeared in the journal, Psychological Science in the Public Interest. An Appalachian Mountain Proverb goes: It’s not what you don’t know that’ll hurt you, it’s what you do know that ain’t so. I thought of this proverb when reading Benedict Carey’s New York Times article, Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits.

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In a study done for the Journal of Experimental Psychology by Felix A. by AJ George.   Last week I went over how colors affect mood and how implementing certain color stories into your learning courses can encourage (or discourage) participation. This week I am going to shift away from how color affects mood and focus on how color affects retention and learning. How Color Affects Learning Studies have shown that the use of color can greatly impact learning and retention.

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Back in blog seat - it's getting lively out there.

Lars is Learning

I've also published a number of articles in printed journals/magazines and been remiss in posting up here due to the now confusing delay between writing. It's been a while - 6 months in fact - since I last posted on this blog. This is largely due to lots of activity in the day job and a preference for Twitter as a platform for comment and sharing of useful links etc. you can follow me on here).

World Health 2.0

Learning with e's

I'm very pleased to see that a paper I have been working on with colleagues was published this week in a very specialised health related journal: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. Abstract] [Full Text] Health Information and Libraries Journal , 24 (1), 2-23.

Skillsoft Goes Private

Kapp Notes

in cash for each SkillSoft ordinary share or American Depositary Share ("ADS"), representing a 26% premium to the average closing price of SkillSoft's ADS over the one-year period ended on February 11, 2010 and a 49% premium to the average closing price of SkillSoft's ADS over the five-year period ended on February 11, 2010. According to the Wall Street Journal: The trio of private-equity buyers are all headquartered in Boston. See the entire Wall Street Journal article here.

Interview with Ana Donaldson: Episode #5 on EdTechTalk ID Live

Learning Visions

Another class – did journaling where only prof and student could read (not the other students). The symposia will begin July 20, 2010 with a dinner and end on July 23, 2010 before noon. In this week’s edition of Instruction Design Live, we talked with Ana Donaldson author of Engaging the Online Learner. These are my liveblogged notes while participating in the conversation. Apologies if they don’t always cohere.

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Questions of the Week

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Journal of Educational Psychology, 94, 428-434. Journal of Educational Psychology , 93, 187-198. Journal of Educational Psychology , 94, 156-163. Adobe Captivate: Can I Stop The Presentation From Continuing After a Web Link? I have a Captivate slide that contains buttons taking the student to one of our Web pages (a link to a URL). My problem is I'm not sure how to get the lesson to stop playing while the student checks out the site.

The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe) | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

As you’ve no doubt come to expect from my “investigative journalism” style, I did a little digging (and I mean little), and what at least one source reports may surprise you.

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe)

Dashe & Thomson

As you’ve no doubt come to expect from my “investigative journalism” style, I did a little digging (and I mean little), and what at least one source reports may surprise you.

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Writing & Grammar: Introducing an Acronym

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In journalism, the convention has long been not to even introduce the acronym formally. by Jennie Ruby. Most editors and style guides recommend introducing an acronym by placing the acronym in parentheses after the first use of the spelled-out term or name like this: University of Maryland Baltimore Campus (UMBC). That is pretty standard. But there are unusual circumstances when introducing the acronym might not work.

Weekly Bookmarks (9/19/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

MIT Press JournalsJournal of Cognitive Neuroscience – Early Access – Abstract Annotated. SpringerLink – Journal of General Internal Medicine, Volume 23, Number 7. Spaced education improves the retention of clinical knowledge by medical students: a randomised controlled trial – Kerfoot – 2006 – Medical Education – Wiley Online Library Annotated. Research summary on spaced education for medical students.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010.