Four Emerging Technologies that L&D Leaders Need to Consider

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It’s been “emerging” since 2008… and still only a handful of organizations are using it in a meaningful way. Audio cassettes were used in the 1980s to deliver product info, industry insights, etc.

Creating Successful Online Courses with Emerging Technologies

DigitalChalk eLearning

With this, myself and many of my colleagues have been researching how to create a more interactive learning environment that integrates in the different learning styles of visual, audio, even tactile learning. Emerging technology is offering a shift in what we can do in e-learning. In order to stay competitive with other e-learning training and educational groups, you need to integrate in emerging technologies to enhance the student’s experience.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Gary has worked on three "Emerging e-Learning" reports Emerging E-Learning Technologies: Have looked at 52 emerging technologies.

Video's Stepchildren: Writing, Audio, and Soundtracks by Stephen Haskin

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Media Training StrategiesIf you’re making eLearning productions these days, you’re probably making video. What are you doing to give your video depth. and get learners believing they’re in the situation you want them to believe in? The right answer, for many eLearning. productions, is to create a sonic environment. Not just narration or a voice track, but a soundtrack. Here are some ideas to get. you started.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Benefits of Digital Audio

The E-Learning Curve

The first principle of digital audio is: Digital audio is the study of discrete values. This characteristic is very important: it allows us to manage audio information very efficiently. In a previous post, I discussed a little about the basics of digital audio.

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Some interesting Moodle audio visual plugins just released

The E-Learning Curve

Moodle has been taking part in the Google Summer of Code , and it looks like some interesting new plugins have emerged from the project. The Nanogong plugin allows audio-only recording inside Moodle repositories. The Riffly plugin allows audio-only or audio-video recording inside Moodle repositories. Tags: podcasting plugin Moodle audio visual LMS LCMS

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Management 3.0, Cognitive Load, Prototyping, Objects, Audio, & Broken

Big Dog, Little Dog

The true power of prototyping really emerges during iteration. Information Architecture for Audio: Doing It Right - Boxes and Arrows. The inclusion of audio often results in usability issues that make it difficult for users to access and understand content.

Cool daydreaming

Learning with e's

Next to it there is my vinyl record player (with a USB port to burn to digital audio) and a table lamp for reading. audio creativity daydreaming Digital motivation music reflection space videoImage created by Steve Wheeler (spot the skull) We all have our favourite places.

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Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No?

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From Joe Deegan: A fantabulous example of an e-course authored in 3 days that was super engaging and very appropriately used multimedia: audio, video, texting, etc. Tags: Mobile Learning emerging trends and technologies Okay, people who don’t know what to do with Twitter (and I struggle myself). These are fantastic links that I came across while perusing people I follow today: From Tony Karrer: Tips on Teaching Online.

Lingua Tweeta and other ideas

Learning with e's

I spoke about using audio feedback for formative assessment in higher education, and challenged them to try it out. I wrote a blog post in 2009 during the emergence of Twitter as a tool for teaching in formal settings.

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Donald Clark – To ignore AR and VR in learning would be madness

Sponge UK

Donald Clark has over 30 years of experience in learning technologies, we spoke to him about the latest emerging tech and how it will impact the workplace learning industry. 17:10 – Do you have any practical tips for people looking to get started in emerging technology?

Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No?

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From Joe Deegan: A fantabulous example of an e-course authored in 3 days that was super engaging and very appropriately used multimedia: audio, video, texting, etc. Mobile Learning emerging trends and technologiesOkay, people who don’t know what to do with Twitter (and I struggle myself). These are fantastic links that I came across while perusing people I follow today: From Tony Karrer: Tips on Teaching Online.

Green Screen Video Tips

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We’re using a combination of still photography and audio along with green screen video. Tags: emerging trends and technologies project management of learning solutions green screen Tips video . . Leannne standing on the green screen. . . . . Happy Fourth of July!

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LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

While Faith recognised that generational attributes are widely disputed (eg online habits are not defined by age but by exposure to emerging technology), her key message is that people across all generations are using technology today to bridge gaps and collaborate.

Could you live on $1000/month? Learning Games with a Cause

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There is very little audio in the game, except when there naturally would be – for example, when you get a phone call. emerging trends and technologies serious games design e-learning serious gaming

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New Tool for Explaining Concepts

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And with your audio over the top of the screens, you can explain what you’re showing. Tags: emerging trends and technologies Flowgram free tool video PC World recently published a list of 101 free web tools. I’m slowly making my way down the list, alphabetically.

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Are Learning and Entertainment Mutually Exclusive?

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Or, how about an e-learning course full of slick graphics, videos, and audio - it has it all. So, you may be able to provide more entertaining visuals, audio, etc. Use audio to support a narrative, but don’t go overboard with the characters. (2). Tags: Learning Research Uncategorized emerging trends and technologies learning design learning transfer learning games learning theory Richard Mayer Ruth Clark

Why You Should Subscribe to Learning Solutions Magazine Today! by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Content—text, video, images, audio, links, blogs, websites—is everything on the web, including eLearning. Emerging Topics Getting Started Management Professional Development Training Strategies This mass of content contains much that is useful to you professionally (when you can find it), and much. that is frankly pretty sketchy. Learning Solutions Magazine is a free, organized island of useful professional. information in this sea, and you should subscribe to it! Here’s why.

Tools 2.0

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Technology is less of a barrier when I can get a digital video camera for $150 and audio editing software for free. emerging trends and technologies learning design Tools Web 2.0Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year, and is feeling ready for 2010.

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Getting in Touch…

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This implies that, in addition to audio and visual interaction, the act of adding tactile interaction with your material can have a direct impact on learning. Tags: Mobile Learning emerging trends and technologies learning design learning transfer Do you remember the first time you used a touch-screen device like a modern smart phone or tablet computer? The sensation you felt as you used what previously was a common tool (phone or computer) in a completely new way?

Getting in Touch…

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This implies that, in addition to audio and visual interaction, the act of adding tactile interaction with your material can have a direct impact on learning. Mobile Learning emerging trends and technologies learning design learning transferDo you remember the first time you used a touch-screen device like a modern smart phone or tablet computer? The sensation you felt as you used what previously was a common tool (phone or computer) in a completely new way?

Could you live on $1000/month? Learning Games with a Cause

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There is very little audio in the game, except when there naturally would be – for example, when you get a phone call. emerging trends and technologies serious games design e-learning serious gaming

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Podcasting for E-Learning – Storytelling and Teaching

The E-Learning Curve

We can say then, that audio has be a core component of teaching for at least 3000 years. These devices enabled the mechanical recording and reproduction of audio, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects for the first time in history.

Embracing Elearning: CIASTD Keynote

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There are now photo, audio, and video editing tools online that can do decent jobs. Tags: emerging trends and technologies learning design articulate CIASTD elearning I had the chance today to take part in the Fall Conference of Central Indiana Chapter of ASTD. It was a fabulous event, and we were lucky to have David Anderson, Community Manager of Articulate, as the keynote. I took some notes and I thought this might be a good chance to share.

Adopting Microlearning for Custom eLearning Development of New-age Workforce

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It is also emerging with changing demographics of the corporate workforce and their short attention spans. The bite-sized content imparted as short bursts such as quizzes, videos, audios, and more to aid employees to stay engaged for an extended period.

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How the 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 3

Kadenze

Here he introduces the Emergence, Coherence, and Artistic Redundancy effects. The Emergence and Coherence Effects. Here then is a key artistic tension between the emergence effect (‘no preconceived problem to solve’) and the coherence effect (‘idea becomes conscious and crystallises’).

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

Text to Speech, Automatic Voice Recognition, Audio Social Learning. As aforementioned one company called Wimba already has audio – voice capabilities within their social learning product, so that learners can say their comments on a discussion board and other learners can hear the voice comments rather than read them. Or with audio recognition be able to open windows in a RCAT, locate a file and then say upload.

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Augmented Reality In Social Media, Marketing, Mobile Apps and More

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Augmented Reality (AR) in which virtual content is incorporated with real-world scenarios, is an emerging trend in the field of workplace learning and development. Let us discuss a few reasons why AR is considered as the next emerging wave to effectively train new-age workforce: ?

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. Learning Platforms & Emerging Technology. If you doubt it, count the number of RCATs who push or mention the fact, they can covert PowerPoint to Flash, or add video and audio to their products.

Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I will outline the technical aspects of creating, recording, producing, and distributing podcasts at a later time, but for now, I want to investigate some aspects of audio delivered via podcast as a learning channel. I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment.

Why is podcasting so successful if 93 percent of communication is nonverbal?

The E-Learning Curve

The format of the podcast should provide light and shade within a piece, allow details to emerge, and a story to develop. Tags: Audio content development educational media technology in education podcast content authoring

The Most Invincible Features That Any e-Learning Mobile App Should Have

Your Training Edge

The emergence of mobile apps coupled up with augmented and virtual reality, more scope of incorporating personalized learning experience and several other factors together made eLearning more sophisticated and future-ready.

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Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

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It can support development of communities of like-minded learners and help the trainer meet learners where they are – as per emerging and evolving needs. Along the same lines, podcasts or audio recordings can be utilized by Trainers to enhance learning. Audio/Video/Web Conferencing.

Mobile Learning Solutions – Infographic

Upside Learning

On the other hand, organizations can push content in the form of audio, video and interaction to learners. Game-based learning applications are also emerging on mobile platforms and provide a more engaging experience than typical courseware pushed to mobile devices.

Reasons to use Infographics in ELearning

LearnDash

In fact, it’s not uncommon for a single course to include videos, charts, graphs, audio, text, and diagrams. In recent years we have seen a new form of information sharing emerge across nearly any topic – the infographic.

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.

Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector

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The automobile industry uses learning technologies to impart tailored content to improve the emerging opportunities offered by mobile learning, virtual classrooms and collaborative learning environment.

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