Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Jive offers users the ability to customizetheir two activity streams--one stream reflects everything the user is Following on the platform and thisincludes people, places and content. Trackedcontent, people or places are deemed to be of greater relevance to the user andall activities and communication in these get captured in a separate streamcalled What Matters: Communication along with @ mentions and direct messages to the user.
Facebook’s New Streaming Service: What You Need to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
There has been a lot of buzz within and outside of the tech community about live streaming. From Snapchat’s debut in 2011 to Twitter’s ugly war with Meerkat and its later acquisition of the streaming service, Periscope , Facebook is now tentatively entering the live streaming market.
Why you want to put the activity first
AUGUST 19, 2013
The material feels like a stream of activities, not pages of information followed by one lonely memory check. Have you had any success designing material that puts the activities first?
In defense of the stream.
DECEMBER 18, 2013
Sameer Patel, currently SVP and in charge of SAP’s Enterprise Social and Collaborative Software Products and Go to Market recently penned a blog post, "Who Spiked the Enterprise Activity Stream?" I''ll try to focus on the stream though. . My Inbox can be a stream - at times its been a river, or a firehose. So why do I like the activity stream better? Behavior has to change in order to maximize the effective use of streams.
Field guide to action-mapped materials
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
” It feels like a stream of activities, not a presentation interrupted by an occasional quiz. You’re plunged into an interesting activity, not first “prepared” with an information dump. One of my favorites of these more generic activities is CameraSim.
Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow model describes the concept of being so engaged in an activity, such as an online course, that you remain engaged for an extended period of time, completing modules, activities, and assessments without taking breaks.
Opening Pandora's box
Learning with e's
APRIL 17, 2012
Those of us who frequently present at conferences also expose ourselves to live video streaming for hidden audiences worldwide. A few, myself included actively encourage the recording, sharing and broadcasting of our lectures.
(3) Three Types of Learning Flow
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
In previous posts in this series I talked about the concept of a Learning Flow, as a continuous stream of social micro-learning activities, and explained how the user experience differs from being on a course or learning from the unstructured knowledge sharing in activity streams.
Role of Video Conferencing in Education
DECEMBER 2, 2013
It should come as no surprise then that the use of live-streaming video is gaining popularity within online learning settings in education. Roughly 41% of survey respondents indicated that they used video conferencing on a laptop or mobile device for school related activities in the past year.
One Step Behind
AUGUST 19, 2011
Streaming to your Television. If there was ever a technology that is emerging and continues to do is – its streaming. I’m not talking about viewing online streaming video, I am talking about actually viewing video or whatever on your television. Take a look at the tabletop boxes that exist today in the space of streaming from the net to your television, and you shouldn’t be surprised on the players (no pun attended) that see this as the next big thing.
Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements
OCTOBER 4, 2016
The event stream is ordered and, in some cases, will contain additional data to assist with the parsing of the events. Knowing the data provided earlier in the form of the event stream is all that the xAPI processor is aware of will lead to a need for additional data.
UW Distance Ed Conference moves towards eLearning cross-over activities
JULY 23, 2010
o The Closing Panel will be one of the events streamed live for the first virtual conference participants who will be attending this year. The University of Wisconsin has been holding an annual distance education conference over the past 25 years.
7 key elements of an engaging learning flow
JULY 26, 2016
So, before we find out about the key elements, let us understand what is a ‘Learning Flow’ A Learning Flow is a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities – accessible from the web and mobile devices.
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Coupled with tools that support learning streams, personal learning could be boosted. So tools like Axonify, Anders Pink, and EdCast all have varying models about making knowledge available and streaming bits and pieces over time. They’re pull as well, but for one definition of microlearning (that of streaming small bits over time to develop, e.g. slow learning), they could be a valuable part of personal development.
(5) Integrating the Learning Flow in the Workflow
MARCH 18, 2014
In previous posts I have explained how a Learning Flow is a continuous steady stream of social-micro-learning activities how the three main types of Learning Flow: (a) daily news flow; (2) themed flow and (3) circular flow can be used within education, for professional [.].
How to really involve learners
MARCH 13, 2017
Create a challenging, realistic practice activity (not a knowledge check). The activity asks people to make the same decision that they need to make on the job. Identify the minimum that people need to know to complete that activity. Creating an online course?
Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
Interactive video laser disks were quickly replaced first by VHS and Beta videotape and now by videos that can be shot and edited via a smartphone and streamed via the web. At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends.
On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API
Your Training Edge
JUNE 26, 2014
Tin Can is an API specifically for learning activities. You are probably already familiar with the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM, which is a specification that allows learning management systems (LMSs) to track e-learning user activities.
(4) The role of the Guide in a Learning Flow
MARCH 7, 2014
In the first post I discussed the concept of a Learning Flow – as a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities, in the second I talked about the user experience and in the third I considered three types of Learning [.].
What the Tin Can API Means for Your Online Training Course
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Tin Can tracks learning experiences, or any activity by the learner. In the e-Learning world, these learning experiences include mobile learning, informal learning, social learning activities, simulations and games. One example of Activity Streams is the news feed on Facebook.
Tin Can API: A Must for Blended Learning
APRIL 10, 2015
It provides a simple interface on devices like smartphones, tablets and computers to capture the streams of activities that learners undertake by converting them into simple statements.
Definition of MicroLearning
Will at Work Learning
JANUARY 13, 2017
Microlearning involves the use of: “Relatively short engagements in learning-related activities—typically ranging from a few seconds up to 20 minutes (or up to an hour in some cases)—that may provide any combination of content presentation, review, practice, reflection, behavioral prompting, performance support, goal reminding, persuasive messaging, task assignments, social interaction, diagnosis, coaching, management interaction, or other learning-related methodologies.”. .
Boost your L&D visibility & credibility – The Annual Learning Report
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
1996) state, the model only focuses on face-to-face training, neglecting other L&D activities as for example informal learning. Based on the LPM, two streams can be identified. First of all, which L&D activities does L&D deliver and how do they operate?
SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 10, 2015
xAPI appears to be a huge leap forward in tracking the whole gamut of learning experiences from formal training programs to informal, social, and mobile activities.
BuddyPress Add-On Now Available!
JUNE 30, 2015
Course activity gets streamed into the group feed (optional). BuddyPress Activity. Activity is one of the core features of BuddyPress, allowing users to interact with each other in real-time.
The Corporate Training Predictions You Need to Know for 2017
DECEMBER 16, 2016
The industry made some advances moving to the cloud and keeping pace with main stream use of tech, but there is room to grow. Training activities should communicate with other systems, not be owned by them. Live Video Streaming. Ah yes.
Why Your Employees Get Frustrated With eLearning (and How to Fix It!)
JANUARY 7, 2016
People enjoy learning more when they can actively use their imaginations to engage with the concepts being taught. Come up with interesting activities and unique assessments that require the student to actively think about what they’ve learned.
Building the Next Generation of SCORM
APRIL 11, 2012
While project Tin Can has been championed by Rustici software for years now, it is speeding up activity to produce a 1.0 Content that uses this API will report simple activity statements in the form of: I Did This. These activities are captured by a Learning Record Store (LRS). It will collect activity streams similar to the way social media applications track activity streams. by Jonathan Shoaf. Last Thursday was the kick off of project Tin Can.
Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
But an ESN also provides an ideal technological environment to host more formal social learning activities – in this way individuals can learn with and from one another in the very same way (and platform) that they do for working.
Wearable Computing Technology In Learning
APRIL 23, 2013
Maintenance Activities with Wearable Computers as Training and Performance Aids, by David Liu, The University of Queensland ( PDF automatic download ). ‘Real Sharing’ – (life streaming becomes real, searchable, sharable streams of data BIG data becomes real).
Twiitering = learning?
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
OCTOBER 11, 2011
I used a Dutch article about various learning theories : ontwikkeling van leren in organisaties by Keursten to look at what the various thought streams might think about twitter: Behaviorism: learning is equivalent to influencing and changing behaviour.
From Courses to Micro-Learning
MARCH 5, 2014
Wikipedia describes micro-learning thus: Micro-learning can also be understood as a process of subsequent, "short" learning activities, i.e. learning through interaction with micro-content objects in small timeframes.
xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry
JANUARY 7, 2015
What it could mean is a tighter relationship between learning activity and its outcomes. Others track activity on websites, simulations, and sensors. What’s emerging are learning activities that look a lot more like work or straight up computing. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI.
AUGUST 6, 2015
To me there are two main components: what you actively seek, and what comes to you. What you actively seek really is your searching abilities. Then, you also want to set up a stream of information that comes to you. What streams of information? This is personal information management, and it requires active management, as sources change. If you hear X over here, and Y over there, you should try to actively reconcile it (e.g.