How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries."

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Daily Bookmarks 05/14/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Sage Advice on Wiki Adoption: Keys to Success. Best practices for wiki adoption in organizations: Start with what you already do. Observations from the beginning of a high school project with Ning, Animoto, and Flickr. Most of the insight is around how Ning facilitates conversations between students and lets the teacher join the discussion. Students are engaged with Ning; they are personalizing their spaces and giving each other constructive feedback.

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Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

It aims at a very broad audience that includes everyone from early adopters to technology laggards. We generally expect users to break into: 5% - Heavy Users - spend quite a bit of time and heavily participate 15% - Light Users - spend a little time, participate a little 80% - Fly-Bys - spend very little time, read bits and pieces It is likely that some of the Heavy Users will be technology laggards, but they will want to participate because of the content.

Brandon Hall Network - Back from the Dead?

Tony Karrer

I would actually like to believe that the community of people interested in the use of technology for learning and performance support would form a vibrant online community, exchanging ideas, making connections, etc. And, it's worse when you are targeting a particular community that doesn't have a great adoption rate. It takes a lot to get from putting up the network software to getting widespread adoption. Maybe Brandon Hall or a Ning community will take off.

ELearning content goes mobile


With technology improving in recent years, organizations have been able to move beyond the former model and embrace the latter, realizing that IT restrictions were the only things holding them back. This confluence of technology and tactics has pointed the way for a rising eLearning market.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Of course, there’s a lot of great information out there on this via eLearning Learning under terms like Discussion Forum , Collaboration in Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Adoption , Benefits of Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Case Studies. eLearning Technology , September 15, 2008 5 Easy Tips for Teaching Online Courses - Learning Putty , January 18, 2010 Forums – Day 1 – What is it? eLearning Technology.

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Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

The remainder of this post will be looking at one another approach to improving the adoption rates of social networks. Adoption of social sites The image above is familiar to anyone involved in marketing, it describes how readily a new product is adopted by people over time.

Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

Kapp Notes

All have been influenced by technology during their formative years in some way. Regardless of the "age" in which these students have grown up and which technology was the greatest influence on those students, they all have similar traits that have spilled over into the classroom. In addition to those traits and factors, students have grown up under different levels of technological influence as I indicated before.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Ning… where to go when the public square charges an entrance fee? From Ning to Elgg? I’m usually a late adopter of new technology, largely because I’m frugal.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


I like the results I'm able to create a Amplify a LOT better than Ning, for instance.

10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with e's

Anderson is known to many in the world of education as a passionate and knowledgeable promoter of social media and technology for learning. He has been a prime mover in some of the most innovative projects for technology supported learning in the past few years. Steven W.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2010 This post is a new kind of thing for me. Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. What was his speech about: mobile phones are the most prevalent technology, ever.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

While still important, a more critical role to support the convergence of learning assets and workflows requires consideration of robust EPSS technology to play a pivotal role in the very near future. Trainers won’t be replaced by technology. They will be replaced by trainers who are willing to use technology.” Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010 Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad.