Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. Audio in E-Learning. The Metro DC ASTD chapter asked me to do an interview about audio in e-learning and I linked to the interview and shared some of my notes. Tags: ASTD Big Question

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Thursday, February 21, 2008 My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Cathy Moore had a post a few months ago ( Addicted to Audio? that inspired me to change my approach to using audio in eLearning. She suggested using audio sparingly. When I see a need for a text heavy pages, I eliminate audio so as not to "depress learning." In the comments on Cathys post, there was a bit of discussion about switching back and forth between pages with and pages without audio.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? They might refer to theory, but they dont get bogged down in it: e-Learning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer Michael Allens Guide to E-Learning by Michael Allen Gadgets, Games & Gizmos for Learning by Karl Kapp Last May, I started a bit of a list in this post: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Some refer to it as the Articulate Presenter Community Player while others refer to it as a Skin. Of the thousands of on-line tutorials I’ve read in my day, I always find myself wandering off in search of a term or an explanation to a topic the author referred to in the tutorial. This player will have the ability to turn on and off audio, although in this example I did not record any.

LSDX 2021 Week 2 Highlights

Experiencing eLearning

Avoid teaching in alt text; include the information in the main text, then refer back to it in the alt text. Invest in audio first, then some inexpensive lighting and a green screen. David Kelly closed the session with a final big question: How do we support people, not just learning?

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

Great question! How interactive your module needs to be, comes down to the definition questions you asked prior to entering into the development phase of your module. Questions such as: Who are your learners? If you haven’t asked those questions yet, go and do it now. Did you get answers to your definition questions? But first the big question…How interactive does your interactivity need to be?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

How do these sound for capabilities: running video and audio of the lecture and a transcript of the lecture which scrolls with the lecture and underlines words in the lecture as theyre spoken. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor | Main | GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small!

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. Establishment of Flash as the de-facto development platform for custom eLearning creation allowing use of streaming audio/video over the web. With this we will see a big shift in the way we see assessments.

ELearning Company Selection Checklist

Designing Digitally

When you need to train employees or educate college students, you may face the big question of how to choose the right eLearning company to educate, engage and entertain your learners. You should have many questions that must be addressed so you end up with the right type of training in the long run. Title: Leverage references. Call the references before signing a deal. Title: Expect a thorough set of questions.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

Value and Concern Around Voice-Over Before we jump into this specific topic, let’s look back at some of the specifics from last month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Here’s a very quick summary of some of the responses regarding the added learning value of a voice-over as opposed to plain screen text: Audio provides an additional channel of information which the brain can process in parallel with the visual information [Kapp].

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Things That Light Up My Life

Learning Visions

I assume youre referring to Cliff Atkinsons Beyond Bullet Points? Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Jason Resnick: Well, that’s a big question, but I think it’s really… One, I like to differentiate between an ideal client and a niche or specialty, right, because I think a lot of people confuse the two or blur the two rather, right?

WordPress Learning Management System Website Accessibility with Susan Wheeler-Hall

LifterLMS

Susan: Sure, that was a big question. Susan: Yeah, and you know what was really interesting was this last winter, I was supposed to speak at a big conference in Montreal, and there’s big snow problem, we couldn’t go. I’m a big fan of the giveaway. When I say “us”, I’m referring to people with various disabilities. Now that’s a big deal. Susan: Yeah, well that’s this great question.

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers

LifterLMS

You have the opportunity to get immediate feedback on whether or not someone is retaining information when you can look at them and ask them questions along the way to help them fill in the gaps in their understanding as you go. I’m going to start with a big question here. Because that’s harder to see and harder to tell what’s working, that’s the big challenge of online education. What’s in the audio file?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

Those are big jumps over smartphones and quantum jumps over the general market. So for content developments sake, looking down the numbers, Id say there is an argument here for focusing on audio as a main component of phone-based content (Im going to quit saying mobile as a general term because who knows what that means anymore - PSP, iPod, cell phone, smartphone, iPhone, UMPC, or whatever).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations)

Mark Oehlert

Deep knowledge comes through reading, but audio, especially when you can ask questions, is usually the best way to learn about something new. In a podcast, where the audience cant ask questions, or even offer much feedback, the job of the interviewer is to ask those questions for the audience. Having him on the phone to ask questions of was much more satisfying than reading the Web site or a whitepaper." The question is formed as if all audio is the same.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

And probably will get some more ideas from the Big Question - Predictions and Plans for 2010. I somewhat wonder how much of that is true barriers as opposed to perceived barriers, and a recent HBR item talked about Hacking Work : When a 12-year-old can gather information faster, process it more efficiently, reference more diverse professionals, and get volunteer guidance from better sources than you can at work, how can you pretend to be competitive?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Speaking of gold diggers.Hey! Steve Jobs!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Adaptive Path.Publishing the audio from UX Week 2007.for FREE!! Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Speaking of gold diggers.Hey! Main | Another thougtful refutation to Keens money-grubbing argument. » September 06, 2007 Speaking of gold diggers.Hey! Steve Jobs! Where the hell is my $200?!? September 06, 2007 in Arrghh!!!

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Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

If I was going to do this, not only did I want to present a subject that is neutral and one that just about anyone could relate to, but also to push myself to go BIG! Then one afternoon while despising the thought of doing yard work and mowing my lawn I got to thinking (nothing else to do while mowing an acre of grass) … “Who’s big idea was it to have a manicured lawn anyway?!&# I’ll do an eLearning course on grass (turfgrass as the industry refers to it).

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

The big question is no longer “Should I create a video?”. Before you create a video, determine who you’re targeting by asking yourself questions like: Who are they? Don’t forget the audio! Clear audio and proper video length are important.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Ellison’s generic PowerPoint and inept delivery ultimately inspired a brilliant post from Garr Reynolds where he referred to him as “The Darth Vader of PowerPoint.”. Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes - MinuteBio , September 12, 2010 September’s Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. The question addresses numerous topics regarding the use of audio. Questions that crossed my mind were: 1.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

Audacity 101: Hands-On Audio Editing* * Collaboration in a Virtual World Each workshop is a half-day. Participants attending the Audacity 101:Hands-On Audio Editing workshop must bring a laptop computer with wireless internet capability. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! A teacher using stories to teach! Main | Two Huge Losses: Gary Gygax and Arthur C.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Learnlets , May 10, 2010 In response to a query about why someone would question the concept of the LMS, I penned the (slightly altered, for clarity) response that follows: What seems to me to be the need is to have a unified performer-facing environment. Refer. 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. Questions to. Best of eLearning Learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Maryland License Plate "H8 I270".this ones for you.

Mark Oehlert

Main | Adaptive Path.Publishing the audio from UX Week 2007.for FREE!! Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Maryland License Plate "H8 I270".this e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quechup invite? RUN AWAY!!!!!! » September 06, 2007 Maryland License Plate "H8 I270".this this ones for you. I know t hat you think youre smart or clever but guess what?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Good Cause Alert!! Help Support Drowning Prevention (and looking for some local San Fran help) | Main | "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) » April 26, 2007 Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts So me and the MINI have to hit the road tomorrow for a total of somewhere between 6-8 hours (3-4 each way). I need you help.I

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Voice Coming to Second Life

Mark Oehlert

Up to 100 userscan be present in the same audio channel at once Scenario 2 - Group conference calls for two or more Residents. March 08, 2007 in Virtual Worlds | Permalink Technorati Tags : Second Life , virtual world TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Voice Coming to Second Life : Comments Finally.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007

Mark Oehlert

Now I cant gripe about the audio recordings because usually there is some value-add in that chain - some company has recorded the sessions and made them available, maybe cleaned them up a bit even but selling the papers? November 29, 2007 in Conference News | Permalink Technorati Tags : conference , DOD , IITSEC TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007 : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.