Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness GEORGE SIEMENS | FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. Flip this lesson! GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Well Played, Blackboard - elearnspace , July 8, 2010 While Blackboard is unable to write a press release that includes clear statements like “we have purchased these companies&# , I have to give the company credit for the acquisition of Elluminate (and Wimba).

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eCoach helps University of Missouri Kansas City win American Library Association site of the month

eCoach

They also needed a tool that could fit within Blackboard, the University’s Learning Management System. We combed instructional design and ed tech articles, made spreadsheets, asked vendors dozens of questions, and tested our top choices” – Jess Williams.

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The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo

Many articles have been written on how the idea of a Flipped Classroom has gained currency with the advent of eBooks and digital learning content. Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

In this article, she talks about the journey towards digital learning in academic settings and offers some key lessons she has learned along the way. As I worked on improving my technology skills, here are some lessons I learned along the way.

What Is the Difference Between Hybrid and Blended Learning?

Cloudshare

During one study by Blackboard, 59% of teachers reported that students were more motivated in a blended environment. This enhanced interactivity makes the lessons more personal, engaging, and effective. Years ago, learning was consigned to the classroom.

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over a series of two articles, we’ll explore the qualities of good MOOCs, especially as they related to workforce and corporate learning. In this first article, we’ll look at some overarching qualities of good online education, and in the next we’ll examine some more course-specific factors of MOOC success. Udacity learned this lesson the hard way in its pilot program with San Jose State University that took place earlier this year.

A Not-So-Serious Debate on The Serious eLearning Manifesto

Learnnovators

I think it’s easier to focus on issues with elearning because it’s easier to examine and critique an online course than, for example, an initiative that combines new job aids with changes in processes, a new forum, and some mini-lessons sent out through email. Articles/Blog Posts.

Moodle and eFront side-by-side

eFront

This article has been reposted from the Wyver Solutions blog. The original article may be found here: [link]. One of my first actions, after logging in as an administrator, was to try to build a lesson – which, eventually, I discovered, is only possible once you’ve switched roles to “professor”. But, once I got there, the process of designing a lesson was very straightforward, and the division began to make sense.

Elearning trends to adopt in 2019

Elligense

Elearning industry is among technology early-adopters, and in this article, we have gathered top trends that will affect the elearning business in 2019. Group lessons can also be held online, with hangouts attached to the lesson.

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

eLearning 24-7

But for this article the focus will be on those school districts and K-12 LMS vendors (many who are lost in really “getting it”). Blackboard, Brightspace (formally D2L) and Instructure. Blackboard is the oldest player in the education space and the most dominant (revenue/sales wise). Lesson plan and/or path for student. Back in the 90’s I taught high school and loved it.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

And I should hear note that I’m posting this in order to: (1) recommend Siva’s article, and (2) make an obvious point about MOOCs. Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness GEORGE SIEMENS | FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. BlackBoard 9: links and resources - Dont Waste Your Time , May 5, 2010 I’m really looking forward to our upgrade to Blackboard version 9 this summer. Blackboard vs. Online Tools: Improve Your Productivity - The eLearning Coach , May 5, 2010 Want to be so productive you can leave work early? Why does lesson size matter?

Four Ways Technology Is Changing How People Learn [Infographic]

SHIFT eLearning

They actually want to participate or to have a say and maintain a sense of control over their lessons. Blackboard’s SEO Sig Behren confirmed this in an article he wrote for USNews last year."If Today, more than ever before, technology plays an important role in society.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Overall, I thought this article was a good read, although I found the title a little misleading. This article focused more on what instructional designers should not be (lone gunmen). And I promise to go back and read your original article again!)