Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring.

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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!

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Other real time search engines that get better reviews are Twazzup , Tweetzi, IceRocket (searches other social media too) and TweetScan. Share this on del.icio.us.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use social networking applications and services to build groups with a common interest or goal. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.

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Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Consider alternative instructional strategies, like adding social media technologies and informal approaches. Share this on del.icio.us. Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. Or maybe you just received a fax from a course sponsor and revisions are scribbled on every page. Suddenly your de-motivation button is triggered and you can’t seem to shake it off.

My New Social Bookmarking Tool

eLearning Cyclops

I have been a big fan of social bookmarking and my preferred tool for social bookmarking has been Delicious. With the initial rumor that Yahoo will be discontinuing it and now the news they may be selling it , I imported my bookmarks to Diigo. So, if you are a Diigo user you can bookmark my posts using the icon in the right column. Cloud Social Media Misc.

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Social SharePoint 2010, eRoom/Documentum. Social Mentoring/ coaching. Social Websites? Social Books? Social Collaborative projects. Social Wikis. Social Blogs (written/ video). Social Micro-blogging. Social Social bookmarking, ranking/rating/tagging.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. Delicious – social bookmarking tool. Facebook – social networking site. Some observations: The top 10 is like a who’s who of social and informal learning tools.

Web feats 2: Slideshare

Learning with e's

Yesterday I published the first of my Web feats - the social bookmarking tool Delicious. It also has a place in professional life and in the spirit of the social webm, has become something I do naturally each time I create a new slideshow.

Bouncy, bubbly or British? How To Choose Voice Over Talent

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Integrating the perfect voice into an online course, video or slide show enhances the audience’s perception and enjoyment of the program.

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Web feats 1: Social bookmarking

Learning with e's

There are many social web tools that I have adopted into my every day practice. Over the next few days I want to list my top social web tools (my Web feats) - the ones I probably couldn't do without. Here's the first in the series: Social Bookmarking.

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Before you just place any old photo into an online course or informational web site, it’s a good idea to think about whether a realistic graphic is required. And if so, how much realism will be most effective?

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Do you like Paul and Kate or are you fond of Mike and Crystal? Personally, I think Charles and Audrey from the UK are brilliant. This is how you start to think about voice characters after listening to them through text to speech synthesizers (TTS). When Adobe included a text to speech application in Captivate 4, I began to think that TTS might be a viable option in certain situations.

Social enzymes

Learning with e's

Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. They have synergy and we should not forget the social dimensions each relies upon for their success. I'm off now to lay down some social enzymes.

Digital literacy 6: Organising and sharing content

Learning with e's

Now we have the social web, there are more ways than ever to make your content available to a vast audience. Tagging will also make finding content within a large list of bookmarks a lot easier. This is more than just bookmarking.

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Webinars In April 2010

The eLearning Coach

Date: April 19, 2010. Date: April 20, 2010. Date: April 20, 2010. Post from: The eLearning Coach Webinars In April 2010. Share this on del.icio.us. It looks like there will be some great webinars related to instructional design and development in April.

Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

• Create a social bookmarking account. • Encourage social networking.

Learning From Visual Data

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. In the not so distant past, the visualization of data was reserved for the scientific community. It helped researchers grasp the structure and relationships in large sets of data.

Cognitive Psychology Anyone?

The eLearning Coach

Although the Cognitive Daily stopped publishing new articles in January 2010, it has 5 years worth of archives that are worth browsing. Somewhat Related Articles: 10 Ways to Learn in 2010. Share this on del.icio.us. As a learning professional, it’s important to stay fresh and current. You need to feel motivated and even fascinated with your work. One way to do this is to delve into how people learn and how the brain works.

10 Ways To Design For Emotions (Part III)

The eLearning Coach

Design for social interaction. Using collaborative tools and social media can help learners build relationships, cooperate on tasks, and provide support and feedback to each other. Share this on del.icio.us.

Informal Learning: An Interview With Jay Cross

The eLearning Coach

Social learning technologies, which often facilitate informal learning, seem to have paved the way for greater interest in this approach. Jay: Learning is social. Related Articles: Social Media And Learning. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. Share this on del.icio.us.

How creative is your environment?

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. I’ve worked with numerous design and development teams over the years and one noticeable characteristic of these teams was their creativity.

Your Brain On 3D Learning

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Help! I’ve been caught in an immersive 3D Learning Environment! Oh wait, this is just my office. I guess the book, Learning in 3D, has kind of rewired my brain. I’m sure this is an improvement.

Emotions And Learning: Part I

The eLearning Coach

Emotions not only increase our general awareness and help us adapt to changes in an unpredictable environment, but they also facilitate social communication and interaction. Share this on del.icio.us.

10 Reasons Why You Should Pay For Stock Photos

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Stock photos and illustrations won’t solve all your graphic needs but there are a lot of uses for them in online learning.

Mmmmmmm, delicious

Spark Your Interest

I have used the social bookmarking service delicious on a fairly superficial level up to now, I would say. . I was interested in how I could share my links and when I was a manager of 12 trainers/instructional designers, the benefits of a pooled set of favourites/bookmarks, tagged and annotated made me salivate. Now I’m ready to take it to the next level and really try to embrace the socialness of it.

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Raptivity: A Review

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. I’m always looking for new ways to add meaningful interactions to courses and have been exploring Raptivity for this purpose. Raptivity is a rapid development software tool that comes with a library of pre-built templates, most of which are interactive.

SharePoint Social Learning Experience

Tony Karrer

for Marketing – Social Learning Experience The concept is probably easiest to understand by considering what HP did around their course on Web 2.0 The L&D organization created a social learning experience that brought together 60 marketing professionals from across the organization.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. 8th, 2010).

In which ways do you use social media for your own learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I met Niel van Meeuwen some time ago when we talked about using social media in learning trajectories. Question Niel put on Twitter is: in which way do you use social media in your own learning or the learning of others?

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style. No social networking sites, no social bookmark sites, no app sharing sites, no video sharing, nothing. Social Media. social learning We live in a global marketplace.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator - Netvibes.