Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learning Light has noted a revival in the learning management system (LMS) market since 2010 – largely due to a fall in the perceived cost of LMS ownership as well as technological advances in today’s LMSs. VOOCs are designed and trademarked by Virtual College to offer a career seeker a vocational learning experience to help in choosing a vocational career pathway. From being a term used exclusively in academic circles (around 2010), ‘social learning’ has made steady progress.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

It was the first ever public session for Placeware - a virtual meeting software company that was much later acquired by Microsoft and became Microsoft Live Meeting. After that experience, I vowed to try to stink up virtual presentations less in the future. I looked at Virtual Classroom , Distance Learning , ILT , Teaching Distance Learning. I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses.

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Five great resources for presenters

Good To Great

The thought of speaking to a large group of people for any prolonged period of time (whether in a real or virtual venue) used to terrify me and still makes me nervous. for the basics) and 100 beautiful slides from Cannes Lions 2010 (for a collection of great slides by other people).

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? Learning Visions , June 26, 2009 Other Top Posts Around Open Source dimdim - World’s FREE Virtual Classroom (Open Source)!

A powerful virtual classroom: Adobe Connect 8

Janet Clarey

This might be why you’re likely to see more reviews of Adobe Connect 8 for web conferencing/meetings than for its use as a virtual classroom. Among corporations, the virtual classroom market is huge both in adoption and size.

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. Results measured after the poster session demonstrated that the virtual environment was effective for scientific meetings and was well accepted by the current generation of scientists, suggesting that these environments can be used to deliver immediate value.

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.

Custom eLearning Development Costs – Results From Chapman Alliance Study

Upside Learning

Level 1 plus 25% (or more) interactive exercises (allowing learners to perform virtual “try it&# exercises), liberal use of multimedia (audio, video, animations). Clearly classroom, virtual classroom, self paced elearning make up the bulk of the blend. 2010).

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The cult of the question

Clive on Learning

In a facilitated learning intervention, interactions can be planned to occur alongside the use of learning materials, through group activities in a classroom, debriefs in a virtual classroom, forum discussions, practical group assignments, coaching sessions, and so on. Sometimes it seems that instructional designers are obsessed with questions.

How long does it take to create e-learning?

Clive on Learning

Bryan asked respondents to provide estimates for four categories of project: Instructor-led training (ILT) : A useful comparison to the e-learning, but also a reasonable guide to what it would take to develop sessions for the virtual classroom. I often get asked how long it takes to create a piece of e-learning. As we all know e-learning means different things to different people, but usually people are asking about the formal stuff, in particular interactive self-study materials.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 7

Upside Learning

7 Predictions for the Gaming Industry in 2010. The iPhone had a great year in 2010. Most Popular Android Posts of 2010. More apps, more users, and more upgrades for all kinds of phones—2010 was a good year for Android. 2010: The Year Technology Replaced Talking.

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC

Janet Clarey

The formal components include rapid eLearning (Articulate), virtual classroom, and live instructor-led and workshop. I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!). Because they’ve acquired over 35 companies in the last five years (and have 50 new product launches each quarter), they have 10,000+ people who need an in-depth understanding of products.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.

e-Learning Glossaries

eFront

E-Learning Essentials Common e-learning terms used in online education including accreditation, virtual classroom, community, university, college, etc. ▼ 2010 (24) ▼ December (3) Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning e-Learning Glossaries ► November (4) The most updated and informative e-Learning commun.

Life in the Shallows

Clive on Learning

It took me a while to get through Nicholas Carr's excellent new book The Shallows (Atlantic Books, 2010). Likewise, those who run virtual classroom sessions should be upping the level of interaction. Normally I skim read any non-fiction book in an hour or two but, because this is exactly what Carr is warning against, I felt obliged to skim this with my full attention (if that makes any sense).

What will emerge from the mayhem?

Clive on Learning

The Towards Maturity 2010 Benchmark Report has confirmed what you would have expected to come out of a severe recession in terms of e-learning. It is in many cases much cheaper to blend simple content elements with collaborative tools and virtual classrooms than it is to put together highly-structured self-study materials.

Nuts and Bolts: Getting Management Support for Training by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

“When developing and launching a new training initiative – traditional classroom, virtual classroom, asynchronous, or a mix – or suggesting a training solution for an individual worker or group, it’s vital to gain management commitment. As with so many issues in training and development, this is another of those “easier said than done” challenges.

Blending Formal and Informal Learning at EMC

Janet Clarey

The formal components include rapid eLearning (Articulate), virtual classroom, and live instructor-led and workshop. I just quick wanted to share this blended learning graphic from EMC , a provider of information infrastructure systems (and thanks for letting me use it!).

How much can you really learn at a computer?

Clive on Learning

If this is even remotely true, the major implications are for those forms of e-learning which up until now have usually required people to undertake the complete learning experience at a computer, obvious examples being self-study lessons and virtual classroom sessions. After close to thirty years of espousing the benefits of computer-assisted learning in its many forms, a creeping doubt is setting in.

The big question: predictions for 2010

Clive on Learning

The Big Question for January in the Learning Circuits Blog is, rather predictably, what are your predictions for 2010? In 2010, the pressure will reduce in many areas of the private sector, as the economy starts to recover and fear ceases to drive decision making.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Training Remote Workers and Their Managers - Getting the People & Technology Right: Margaret Aspin , Director of Aspin Online Consulting , explored the challenges of managing and training teleworkers and virtual teams. See you at LearnX 2010!

Using Teleseminars For Training

The eLearning Coach

Tags: DESIGN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN synchronous training teleseminars virtual classroom webinars

Accelerate the Leadership Engine

CLO Magazine

After creating an e-learning program which included a virtual classroom, the company was able to deliver live courses that promote the same level of interaction as a traditional classroom. One of the best things about classroom learning is the opportunity to congregate with other learners. Multinational automaker Nissan realized it isn’t always possible or practical to conduct training in a classroom setting.

Free E-Learning Tutorial 4: Facilitated Group Online Learning

e-Learning Academy

E-Learning Tutorial Podcast Strategy Virtual classroom Workplace learning Shownotes VideoEpisode 4 e-learning tutorial refers to the e-learning design framework described in episode 1 and focus on the top left quadrant of the framework – facilitated group online learning. Why not download this free e-learning training from iTunes Or listen to the podcast MP3 file on your computer Or read the Transcript Or watch the entire [.].

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. In the Fall of 2010, I did a series on Text-to-Speech in eLearning.

Is e-learning effective?

Clive on Learning

Live group sessions in a virtual classroom? The Towards Maturity Impact Indicator released in March 2010 and based on UK findings, demonstrated many real benefits of e-learning to employers. After ' Why is e-learning so unpopular? ’ and ' Will e-learning put me out of a job? ', my focus today is on another question that I am frequently asked by l&d people: ‘Is e-learning effective?’

There is no one ‘right’ online platform to support learning

Janet Clarey

Because most of our courses are virtual, I have had to search for technology that can support our top-notch instructors’ efforts. They are based in Austin, Texas and have been around since 2010.

AITD 2010 – spreading good intentions

Janet Clarey

I’m just back from the 2010 Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Conference in Sydney. Titled E-Learning 2010 , mine contained examples of e-learning courses along with a demonstration of a “2.0″ in·ten·tion, n. Pronunciation: in-?ten(t)-sh?n.

Presence Pedagogy: Needs Some More Dimensions

Kapp Notes

The other day, I discovered an interesting article, Presence Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in a 3D Virtual Immersive World , which describes an educational approach for conducting a learning event in a virtual immersive environment.

E-Learning – The Fast Food of Organisational Learning?

Connect Thinking

I recently reviewed a 2010 Ted Talk by Sir Ken Robinson where he argues for change in education. This is why I so favour facilitated virtual classroom (webinar) for learning, sharing and collaboration.

Encourage Avatar Customization in a Virtual World Class

Kapp Notes

When first introducing learners to a virtual immersive environment (VIE), it might seem like a waste of time to allow learners to customize their avatar. Don't ignore or "brush off" the fact that personalizing an avatar is a big part of the 3D virtual immersive environment experience.

Week 3 Blog Book Tour Stops

Kapp Notes

Tony O'Driscoll will be at the Training Conference and Expo 2010 doing a keynote on Sunday January 31st called Learning in 3D: How Web 2.0 Karl Kapp will be at ASTD's TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas giving a presentation on Friday morning, January 29th from 10:00-11:30 AM titled Learning in 3D: Using Virtual Immersive Environments to add a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning. Here are the stops for week three of the Blog Book Tour.

Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It Is – Not Yet #tk10

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes…ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. didn’t ask about quality, efficiency, satisfaction) Step 2: Defined the options They constructed 26 snapshots (options derived from literature, conferences, blogs, etc.) – e.g., “Our programs are delivered in a virtual classroom. Our programs included test of skills and knowledge We use computers as part of classroom instruction Our programs present content and opps to practice and receive feedback.