Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

In the past I've used systems like wikis, Lotus Notes, and SharePoint to serve as knowledge management systems. Videos, animations, graphics, and audio can convey knowledge in ways that learners can grasp. By Jonathan Shoaf. I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning. This is because I recently had to go through the process of understanding what salary you pay someone who is an e-learning developer. It turns out that it varies dramatically depending on who you ask.

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. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. 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.

Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below.

30 years of personal computing

Clive on Learning

1995: IBM buys Lotus. Increasing popularity of MP3 audio. The latest edition of Personal Computer World (PCW) magazine includes an interesting review of the key events and changes that have occurred in the thirty years since its first publication. Here's a quick summary of what PCW has reported over this period (bear in mind that PCW is a UK magazine and its focus is heavily PC): 1978: Launch of Commodore Pet, with 9" monitor and 16K RAM.

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Asynch, Synch.And the Winner is?

eLearning 24-7

I have seen SBL courses – i.e. classes used with Lotus Notes, so you do not have to have a LMS to have a SBL. Too many courses in ABL are what we call static – heavily text based, with some images, maybe a vid clip of audio clip – engaging they are not (another term people often use is “page turners&# ). I will not lie. Not everyone loves e-learning, nor will they.

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