How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Course discussion forums are the most basic type of social platform used in MOOCs, but they are powerful tools and almost all MOOCs have them.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

Whether in a classroom setting, via an online course or otherwise, the resident subject matter expert (SME) within the organisation typically provides the learner with a programmed sequence of knowledge, carefully scaffolding their learning and – to adopt a cognitivist view – construct a basic framework of knowledge in the learner’s mind. For example: Discussion forums (synchronous or asynchronous) allow the learner to ask questions, clarify concepts and share experiences.

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Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

In my instructional design graduate program, UMBC , I took several courses that focused on development, but they really only scratched the surface. Social/informal learning: Microblogging (e.g. Yammer or Twitter), blogs, social bookmarking (e.g. e-Learning web-based training (WBT) development tool : This will most likely be your "go to" tool for developing asynchronous online courses and/or assessments (OutStart Trainer, Articulate, ToolBook, etc.,

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

This blog will explore more than 60 tools and technologies for successfully implementing each of these elements in your technology-enabled training program. All training courses and programs should have learning objectives. This is probably more information than you are accustomed to providing at the outset, but it is crucial that learners understand exactly what is expected — especially if the course is asynchronous. Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

You may take it for granted that asynchronous online learning allows users to move at their own pace. The typical online learning program uses straight narration. Synchronous learning events and social media technologies allow us to integrate this dimension of learning into the programs we design. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Social Media And Learning. Share this on del.icio.us.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development.