Contemporary E-Learning: Delivering Knowledge Or Dishing Out Information

Upside Learning

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? — We take immense pride in meeting project deadlines and delivering courses within budgets; however, somewhere in our quest to showcase our potential, we may have forgotten about the core objective — Delivering Knowledge.

Sharing your knowledge: What’s in it for you?

Challenge to Learn

You are an expert, so why should you share your knowledge with your co-workers or with the rest of the world. It works for me; I’m working in the field of e-Learning for 20 years now, and I’m writing this blog (and sharing my knowledge) since 2010.

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Transferring Knowledge: Making Technology Work for Your Library Presentation Materials

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides: Bridging the Boomer/Gamer Knowledge Gap in the Library View more presentations from kkapp. Here are the materials for my presentation related to making technology work for your library.

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

Kapp Notes

Today and tomorrow I will be at the 7th annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit. I have been to many EduNeering Knowledge Summits and always have a great time.

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.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

However, how we assess that knowledge is bizarrely old fashioned. Conversely, if someone passes the assessment because they already have the knowledge, what’s the problem? They cover all sources of knowledge. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?

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Formal Learning All the Way.Baby

Kapp Notes

The processes have been formalized, in knowledge work, many of the processes are formalized. We like to think knowledge workers spend all day "problem-solving" but in reality they spend all day finding out what procedure should be followed in what situation. There has been a lot of talk about formal vs. informal learning in the educational blogosphere and when it comes right down to it, formal learning is the most effective. Here's why.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

His Schema Theory of Learning maintains that within long-term memory (or more specifically, declarative memory), knowledge is arranged in a hierarchical network of constructs called “schemas&#. . Build a network of knowledge sources which you can access as the need arises. .

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

In a big corporation like the one I work for, knowledge is distributed everywhere – on obscure intranet pages, in random folders, in people’s heads – which makes it really hard to find. In my articles Online courses must die!

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Knowledge Repository – the search feature of microblogging tools can be used to extract information anytime. Océ – Here is another example explaining how Océ has used microblogging in performance support and knowledge sharing.

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

Upcoming Events March Tuesday, March 23, 2010: Presenting at an AdvaMed event called Employee Training Under FDA Scrutiny: Creating and Maintaining Robust Training Programs. Wednesday, March 24, 2010: Presenting a webinar to the members of the MI AECT chapter from 7:30pm - 9:00pm (1hr presentation, 30 mins discussion) titled "Learning in 3D." Tuesday, March 30, 2010: Presenting a PowerPoint webinar to the PA Coalition Against Rape.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

We now produce more information than ever, the shelf life of knowledge and skills is reducing, and the new generation workforce thinks about information storage and access very differently – after all they have had a whole decade of interaction with web 1.0 + 2.0.

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Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment

Kapp Notes

Training in the MMORPG America's Army The critical incident learning environment in 3D is when the learner is placed into an environment or situation similar to the real event in which they must use their prior knowledge to solve a problem.

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. Knowledge management. • My 1-liners from LearnX 2010. • My 1-liners from TEDxCanberra 2010. blogging 2010 cartoons e-books engagement events government 2.0

9 Best eLearning Websites to Grasp Knowledge of Programming

Your Training Edge

It provides in-depth knowledge of the courses which can turn you into an expert. It is an online learning platform that can be used by professional adults to enhance or gain knowledge about the job skills. It was founded in 2010.

Helping People Find Jobs: Part of Our Responsibility as a Bloomsburg Professor

Kapp Notes

We do this by introducing them to leading edge concepts so they will have the knowledge needed to compete for jobs. In Pennsylvania, the job situation is rather bleak. More than 591,000 Pennsylvanians are jobless and the jobless rate has risen from 9.2 in June to 9.3 in July (doesn't seem like much unless you are one of the.1 who lost your job.) More Pennsylvanians are out of work than any other time in the last 20 years.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. link] January 6-8, 2010 International Multimedia Modeling Conference (MMM2010), 16 th , Chongqing, China.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Free e-Learning books


Nowhere will you find a more comprehensive set of tips that you can use to improve your knowledge and skills in online instruction. Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said. November 16, 2010 6:10 AM Miriam said.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

A large number of psychologists and educational researchers were summoned to develop training materials , as well as to apply their knowledge of evaluation to assess trainees’ skills. 2010 and beyond. Instructional Design has come a long way.

What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design

Kapp Notes

Event By now you've probably already heard that the Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award 2010 has gone to a project that uses a 3-D virtual environment to hold a virtual scientific poster session. To learn, collaborate and exchange knowledge. The session, held by the pharmaceutical company Merck was conducted in Photosphere and featured the opportunity for scientists to gather and interact with each other.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


Once the model has been written, simulation interfaces can be developed by teachers and content developers who have no knowledge of Java.

3 Game Mechanics To Include In Learning Games

Upside Learning

From a learning game perspective, this mechanic should be used in quiz type games that let learners show their factual knowledge.

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Learn About The Role Evaluation Plays in Grants

Kapp Notes

I do work as an evaluator on several National Science Foundation (NSF ) Advanced Technology Education (ATE) grants. learn a little more about the ATE programs ) I have been asked to share some of my experiences in an upcoming webinar about NSF ATE Evaluations. Here are the details in case you are interested in attending.

We Teach as We are Taught

Kapp Notes

Students were placed into rows of seats and the teacher in the front of the room held all of the knowledge and presented to students who were assigned to memorize and repeat the information provided to them by their teachers. As schools adapt to new technologies and hardware and software, curriculum changes need to reflect more than just the inclusion of technology; changes needs to impact methodology, approach and instructional activities.

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Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

However, each one needs a fair bit of knowledge and skills before they can actually implement solutions using these tools.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Then I thought: wouldn't this be great as a way for participants to refresh their knowledge after the training. Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Some of the key questions: Given the range of solutions for voice-over from text-to-speech, home-grown human voice-over, professional voice-over: how do you decide what's right for your course? How do you justify the budget and how does that factor into your choice of solution?

Q&A With Student from King's College

Kapp Notes

The same sort of thing happened when factories were automated and when knowledge work became automated. From time to time, I get questions from students who have an assignment to speak to someone in the field. I think those kinds of assignments are wonderful because they link pre-professionals and people learning about the field with people who have been in the field for a while.

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Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS our Community!

Kapp Notes

In terms of helping the community, we have applied the knowledge and experience developed at the University to enhance the social well-being of the Pennsylvania citizens through work done with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (10 year relationship), the PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence , and the PA Coalition Against Rape. A while back I wrote an entry called Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Virtual World Vendor Forterra Systems Purchased by SAIC.

Kapp Notes

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, health, and select commercial markets. A few weeks ago, I wrote a post called Not a Good Week for the Virtual Worlds Space where I reported, based on other reports, that Forterra Systems had laid off some of its workforce.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Mobile device based follow-up could increase retention and aid application of knowledge and skills. Mobile learning is certainly a hot discussion topic with elearning and training solutions providers in Australia – like anywhere else in the world.

Categories of Knowledge

The E-Learning Curve

Traditionally, the path to investigating knowledge management is - appropriately - by attempting to categorize the knowledge. Categories of Knowledge is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning corporate knowledge definition of elearning definition of knowledge elearning explicit knowledge formal knowledge KB KM knowledge ecosystem Knowledge Management tacit knowledge

Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

Knowledge management. If you incorporate some of the tools that allow collaboration and conversation, you can capture organizational knowledge that is available for future learners. Tidbits: I’m in San Diego at the Training 2010 Training & Expo this week. E-learning is hot.

Anatomy of a PLE

Learning with e's

I have played devil's advocate, role playing at high profile events to promote debate, engaging fruitfully with many knowledgeable peers, and in the process I have had some great fun.

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Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge

ID Reflections

Preamble Some time back, I was asked to conduct knowledge transfer sessions for a new team member. I was afraid that most tacit knowledge would be lost unless I had someone with me who “understood” what I meant.

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