MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success

Kapp Notes

Called Social Media and Student Success:Leveraging Social Learning Tools. Extend student learning beyond the traditional classroom by leveraging the creative power of social media tools to foster student success, learning, and engagement. Tags: social media

How not to do social media

E-Learning Provocateur

Grace was busting social media myths when she mentioned a brand that piqued my interest: Bubble O’ Bill. You approached social media in the spirit that was intended, and now you are reaping the rewards. Whose social media strategy will you adopt?

Trending Sources

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- Storyboarding

Upside Learning

I’d typically follow by using a media design checklist to ensure conformance to multimedia design principles. Tags: Instructional Design Learning Design eLearning Media Design Instructional Media Design StoryBoarding

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

Kapp Notes

This year I will be speaking on the topic of Social Media and its use in organizations with tight compliance regulations and what lessons those organizations can take from others. Today and tomorrow I will be at the 7th annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Social Media for Trainers is a practical, intelligent book teaching trainers how to effectively utilize technology for real learning outcomes."

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. There is no question whatsoever that social media is transforming our personal and business lives. Whether or not l&d professionals or senior managers embrace social media doesn't really matter in the long run, because there is no turning back, only futile resistance.

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

PowerPoint 2010 has a new feature allowing presentations to quickly and easily be saved directly to.wmv (Windows Media Video) format. Open the presentation within PowerPoint 2010.   From the Save as Type drop-down menu, select Windows Media Video (*.wmv). When you use PowerPoint 2010 to Save As a.wmv file, all of your transitions and animations stay in tact. by AJ George.

Movie 79

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Digital Instructional Media Design 101- The Design Of Interaction

Upside Learning

Looking at their purpose, we also realized that standard eLearning interactivities are methods of presenting content, and therefore should be looked at as media design elements. Last month our ID team got their feet wet with the learning campaigns in the Age of Empires II – Age of Kings.

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.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well.

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.

Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief.

PowerPoint 2010: Audio Won't Trim? Compress It!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

All you have to do is this: In PowerPoint 2010, select File > Info. From the Media Size and Performance area, click the Compress Media button. Choose one of the three settings to compress the media (I chose Presentation Quality and it worked fine.if Unfortunately, I have not found a suitable explanation as to why the trim function in PowerPoint doesn't always work, or why compressing the media helps, but it is nice to know that it is easily remedied. 

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Most of these used media and ID procedures to improve the quality of instruction. E-learning gained further importance as educational institutions and organizations began to unearth ways to deliver courses online coupled with social media tools in the late 2000s. 2010 and beyond.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. 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!

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. 3 Reasons To Focus On Media Design In Learning.

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

There are a huge number of social media tools and services available, the ones mentioned here come from Jane’s list of Top 100 tools for learning of 2009 , compiled from numerous contributions from the world over.

Transferring Knowledge: Making Technology Work for Your Library Presentation Materials

Kapp Notes

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

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

A wiki can contain – or point to – all manner of media, such as text, graphics, documents and multimedia. In my articles Online courses must die!

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.

Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning

Kapp Notes

Media Semantics --This software installs on your desktop and lets you build royalty-free Flash and video materials using animated talking characters. Check out some demos of Media Semantics here. Here are 4 software products that allow you to add an avatar to your elearning courses.

Moving Games Forward

Kapp Notes

Attitudes : Some parents and educators have negative attitudes about video games, which are reinforced by a limited dialogue in the media around the relative merits of video games broadly.

Games 77

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, Microsoft, Intel Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, Iomega and MIT Media Lab research consortia.

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

Combining in one application rich media such as 3D worlds, slideshows, videos, avatars, voice, chat, and interactive 3D objects. Immersive Workspaces™ is a collaboration solution that enables companies to communicate in a media- rich, 3-D environment.

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. Social media. • Social media: It’s not about the technology! • Social media: Prevention is better than cure. • How not to do social media.

Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications

Upside Learning

AR-media™ Plugin for Google™ SketchUp™. We have been experimenting with development of Augmented Reality [AR] applications for some time now. Earlier this week we released the first Indian Layar app called Pune Layar and had earlier created a simple Car Game using FLARToolkit.

The 4 lessons Kid Fury teaches us

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m not 100% convinced that a formal Social Media Policy is necessary – especially if your Employee Code of Conduct is up to scratch – but in any case, you need to document what your employees can and can’t do on social media.

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.

Optimizing Web Media for Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Take a quick glance through this simple but interesting presentation about the media design of such sites. We’ve recently been delivering simple content just-in-time for access through the websites that are designed to run on mobile devices.

What digital literacies?

Learning with e's

My argument is that new media and new opportunities for learning trhough digital technologies requires new literacies. Tags: digital tribes digital literacies social media digital identity

Free e-Learning books

eFront

for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver. Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor TheELearningsite.com @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said.