Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

Virtual immersive environments come in all shapes and sizes even though many people tend to only think of Second Life when they think of virtual worlds. But there are many alternatives that are being deployed in a variety of applications.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

Alternatively, each person can contribute to an ongoing thread as it fits their schedule. Many virtual world services exist that are more practical in nature; or at least offer a practical alternative to the fantasy worlds. What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

A few trends: Not ONE person has even heard of Second Life. Check out A Deserted Second Life and My First Second Life Experience if you want to hear more about how actual people are interacting with Second Life. Im a major geek, yet I avoid Second Life and continue to be skeptical about its use in elearning. However, ideas taken from Second Life, minus the cultural trappings, could be effective.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again). With my new book about Learning in 3D about to be released, I am always looking for new virtual 3D environments and worlds and wanted to keep track of ones that I have found with more a business focus. The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Avanoo.a new twist on surveys and collective (or collected?) wisdom

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Because (1) LMSs in corporations are primarily used to track stuff (IMHO) so until open source is truly able to slice and dice data (often custom reports) for executives they won't replace commercial LMSs. (2) I'm fairly certain that google analytics could crawl a moodle install and reveal some amazing tracking measurements. I've seen some very impressive uses of google analytics as a measurement/tracking tool for web-based training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

I dont have the specifics and Ill try to track him down to find out more because the results were fascinating. So thats the second version. In the context of Audio in eLearning and having the expert speak in the course, I'd like to mention our product Speech-Over ( as a possible alternative to the other approaches. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Will at Work Learning: Elliott Masies LMS Wish List

Work Learning

The second: those who are primarily concerned with "tracking", "managing", or any other means of replicating administrative and control tasks. And of course 3 years down the road that second group will be claiming that they tried e-learning and it didn't "work" Posted by: Jane Bozarth | Sunday, 17 February 2008 at 08:14 AM I couldn't agree more. It should be a place for storing, tracking and updating information on people’s competencies.

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