Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Im a (K)nitwit! These two resources came to mind: For more on the spacing effect, be sure to read this 2006 article by Lars Hyland: Less Learning More Often. I havent forgotten those lessons, but the knitting lessons obviously didnt stick.

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Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

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Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

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which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

The possible reasons are many: It seems like more work: We spend enough time sending emails, meeting, IM’ing and (imagine this) actually working as it is. We take turns finding interesting articles and curating them on the BLP blog.

What can you learn from a chatbot?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

If I type 'discrimination' I get 3 articles (see image) The brain bot op Twitter. Use a chatbot in the most frequently used IM tool in your organization to answer questions a routine sort of "Ask HR". Instead of conversation lessons, chatting for an hour with your chatbot.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

The New York Times recently featured a fascinating article by Andrew Martin and Thomas Lin that details the shift in thinking within the military that may soon take it to the forefront of virtual training.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Im already feeling a bit overwhelmed. Im about halfway through Michael Allens new book, Designing Successful E-Learning. Between you and John Im going to need to ask for a visit to Ikea for a new bookshelf too!

The gradebook module

eFront

The gradebook module uses a formula to convert scores for activities to an aggregated lesson score at a range from 1 and 100 - and subsequently to a grade (e.g, As a professor now we have to activate the gradebook module for lessons.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Most of the time we end up brainstorming ways to incorporate tools like Twitter or Facebook into his lessons, because even though I may have more experience using social media, the tools are so new that no one really knows the best way to utilize them, for anything really.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

This hasnt gotten onto my radar before -- Im not sure if there are any state-funded online programs in Massachusetts. Within higher ed, Im sure well continue to see growth in online, but it is starting to plateau a bit. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons. The less-fascinating lessons were mostly HTML text and static images. The more fun lessons were completely original Flash, highly interactive, with humor not only allowed but encouraged.

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Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Most of the time we end up brainstorming ways to incorporate tools like Twitter or Facebook into his lessons, because even though I may have more experience using social media, the tools are so new that no one really knows the best way to utilize them, for anything really.

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From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/24/2010 From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

Users explore websites, search for clues, receive phone calls, chat on IM, and tackle puzzles and minigames. It’s chock full of case studies, examples, approaches to address the critics, and lessons learned 14 September 201o A few more favourites. If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it! Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

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1) You can issue commands directly from the search box Many people dont know that you can use the search box to issue commands for e.g., editing a user or changing a lesson.

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity

eFront

If your team produces some kind of artifacts for example (cakes, motorcycles, forensic reports, articles, customer care resolutions, etc.),