Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. Being able to share content as text, hyperlinks, video, audio and images allows us to be more versatile in the way we assimilate and apply knowledge.

Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

Portable Network Graphics (PNGs). The downside of the “Delay” method is that when you enter a slide, a short amount of video is played resulting in movement within the playback frame and an audio “pop”. My solution involved editing the videos so the first couple of seconds were occupied with a still image with no audio track. References. The post Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript appeared first on eLearning.

10 top tips for using audio in e-learning

From the Coleface

At last week’s eLearning Network conference I led a practical instructional design session on audio and e-learning. As Bill Miller’s earlier session had covered learner’s emotional states and readiness to learn, it was easy to make the point that audio used well can connect emotionally with learners in a way that screen text can’t reach. Here’s a lightly edited summary of the groups top ten tips on using audio. Include an option to turn off the audio.

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Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets


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. If you’re working on a shared network, choose a location that you have access to.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. The learner could listen to the audio if her preferred style was auditory, OR read the text if her preferred style was visual. This means that I learn best through my visual channel, next kinesthetic, with audio being my weakest channel. The idea of learning styles commonly refers to some notion for a preferred way of learning.

Tools for conviviality? Illich and social media

Learning with 'e's

Ivan Illich hoped for a time when the transmission model of education, or ''funnels'', would be replaced by ''educational webs'' - his notion of what we now recognise as social networks. from Deschooling Society , 1971) In the context of the technology of his day, he saw networked computers and telephone systems being used to encourage and promote exchanges of ideas, knowledge and expertise. Ivan Illich envisioned a community (or network) of learners that was self-sufficient.

Identity play

Learning with 'e's

We need to remember that in the mid-nineties, MUDs and MOOs were quite primitive in comparison to the media rich social networking tools of today, and relied mostly on textual communication. Today, even with the use of images, audio and video to supplement textual communication, people still have the capability to hide behind anonymity and also to manipulate their identity in many different ways.

Taking note

Clark Quinn

They can be saved and reviewed, have text and/or sketches and/or images (even video too), be shared, revised, elaborated with audio both to add to notes and to read back the prose, and more. Whether outlining, where indents capture relationships, or networks similarly, capturing that structure means valuable processing by the note-taker. A colleague pointed me to this article that posited the benefits of digital note-taking. While I agree, I want to take it further.

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

The purpose of the survey and reference material is to help you get a glimpse into your practices as a storyteller. When using images, video or audio materials, do you use stories to heighten the emotional connection with your audience ? [ ] Never [ ] Somewhat [ ] Sometimes [ ] Most of the time [ ] Always 8. 7 “Do you get the picture” When using images, video or audio materials, do you use stories to heighten the emotional connection with your audience?

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Simply record a live webinar and use the slides and recorded video and audio as the basis for your e-learning. And four times more likely to refer your brand to friends and family. Podcasts – a growing trend is an audio channel.

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

Mark Oehlert

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! 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.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

As well, a quick reference guide was also created. As part of the visit, the nurse would bring a large reference binder. Child Health BC is a provincial health network consisting of many partners. The Steering Committee of this network hired Spark+Co. I liked the combination of visuals with the text and audio, I think it really helped to highlight the content.” If so please share it with your network, we’d appreciate it.

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The Growing Popularity of Asynchronous Learning: A corporate learning perspective


As technology advanced, the modes of delivery of Asynchronous Learning have evolved from one-to-one communication i.e. via telegraph and telephones to one to many through radio or television broadcasts to the current trend of many-to-many through networks such as Facebook and Twitter. This can be substantially cemented by data on timely completion of assignments, completion of referred courses, fruitful participation in discussion boards and so on.

Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?


There are many ways that social media and social learning tools can be utilized for effective online learning – be it a forum of like-minded peers, live chats or even audio/video sharing platforms. Their personal networks of friends, peers, forum users, Twitter followers or even Facebook friends often provide a rich source of knowledge gathering. Social media is here to stay.

Personal Mobile Mastery

Clark Quinn

Most of what you do on the desktop, particularly social networking, is doable on a mobile device. And you can use search engines and reference tools just the same. And take notes by text or audio. A conversation with a colleague prompted a reflection. The topic was personal learning, and in looking for my intersections (beyond my love of meta-learning ), I looked at my books.

Evolution of the Mobile LMS: mLearning for the new-age learner


The effectiveness of Mobile Learning or mLearning stems out of the fact that mobile devices provide an easy access to a variety of learning content – media files, audio or video snippets, images, documents or Web pages – anytime and anywhere, as per the convenience and need of the learner. In addition to traditional text-based e-learning courses, images, graphics, animations, audio and video can be utilized to create content which is engaging and caters to varying learner needs.

Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.


They are also keen on accessing social networking sites and streaming or downloading video or audio content via smartphones and mobiles. Elements like audio and video run well on the platform. Refer to the table above to ascertain the right tools for you for the level of interactivity that you choose to introduce in your mLearning content. mLearning has, slowly but surely, been creating a niche for itself in corporate training and learning.

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Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)


AVI – Audio Video Interleave: A multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft, which is not functional on most browsers, mobile devices, etc. CE -Continuing Education: A term mainly used in US and Canada referring to post-secondary learning activities and programs. CDN – Content Distribution Network : A technical solution that allows delivery of rich content to a LMS user from the local or closest server.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 28, 2020

Mike Taylor

Working Smarter with Personal Knowledge Mastery is a field guide for the networked knowledge worker by Harold Jarche. At 12 pages it provides a quick reference to PKM, especially for those new to the discipline.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business


Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview. Hi (interviewee), I’m the instructor for (your course), and my students and I are huge fans of your work in (reference a webinar, podcast, TedTalk or another online event). Here are some suggestions to help you succeed: Send the final audio/video file to the expert, thanking them for their help.

Lectora Resource Roundup

Integrated Learnings

Official Lectora LinkedIn User Group : Another good place for Lectora questions and also networking with other Lectora users. Lectora Hotkeys list : Quick reference for keyboard shortcuts. Using Lectora to Sync Audio. By Joseph Suarez. We use Lectora a good bit for eLearning development. As with any tool, it’s always helpful to see tips and tricks from others that you can add to your own projects.

The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning


Sometimes, though, a specific course or a specific lesson requires real-time or even face to face communication, and e-learning, thanks to the capabilities of modern networks and communications technologies can adapt to that too. You can setup one with minimal equipment (a webcam/mike, a network connection and the relevant software), and have your teachers broadcast their lectures to hundreds or even thousands of students at the same time. 3) Tele-conference (audio / video).

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries." audio, visuals, animations, or video), the proper location of information on screen, screen attributes (e.g. See Jane Hart''s use your Enterprise Social Network for workplace learning.

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How to build effective sales training for high attrition teams?


This will serve as a go-to destination for all sales people to refer to on a regular basis. In some cases, this can also be used as a sales aid in the field, for quick reference before meeting with customers or networks. However, including microlearning highlights with references to your online courses repository will ensure they don’t get deluged with a lot of information they ultimately cannot remember.

8 Benefits of Transcribing & Captioning Videos

3Play Media

The Section 508 refresh was released in January 2017, and now references WCAG 2.0 guidelines as the accessibility standards to meet, which includes both captioning and audio description requirements. Over the last decade, many organizations have been sued for failing to provide comprehensive captioning for online video and audio content. With closed captions on, viewers can watch your videos in places where audio is unavailable.

The Role of Memory in Learning: Encoding

Obsidian Learning

Research has shown that learning from text alone, or from audio alone, is more effective than learning from text and identical audio simultaneously. Here are some tips on how to use audio encoding properly: Audio is essential when sounds themselves are the object of learning, as when learners have to hear pronunciation , learn to troubleshoot equipment through sound, music lessons, etc. Audio can sometimes be used alone or in combination with graphics only.

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What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More


Experiences in a well-trusted LMS may include study guides and self-paced assignments, video lectures, audio recordings, videoconferencing, interactive learning objects, and live chat with fellow students or asynchronous discussions. Distance learning mainly refers to online academic programs, offered for pre-qualified students who pay tuition fees and courses for students who can’t afford to pay for college.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 21, 2020

Mike Taylor

The online Learning Development Conference is running now and Bianca Baumann and I will be running an online master class for the VOV Network in Belgium starting in November. “Stop talking about what the good man is like, and just be one.” ” Marcus Aurelius.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

I reached out to a trusted network of e-learning providers (listed below) to better understand the issues from an e-learning design and development perspective. Including a transcript for all audio files. Including captions for videos and animations that are synchronised to audio. Keyboard audio and visual controls. Refer to the WCAG 2.0 Question from a client: What do I need to do to ensure our e-learning is WCAG 2.0 compliant?

Don’t Make This Video Course Mistake


I’ve seen text heavy courses, infographic based course content, videos, audio, and so on. The transcripts aren’t what’s valuable but rather it’s the entire course offering (downloads, videos, networking opportunities, transcripts, etc.). They can return to the content at a later date to pick reference content they may have missed previously. Today there are all kinds of ways to create an online course.

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How to Build an Online Education Website Like Udemy

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Monetization refers to how you plan to make money from your e-Learning site. Your expenses will vary depending on the platform you choose, the features you want to incorporate, any additional services you enlist, such as content delivery networks, and many other factors.

Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations


Depending on the kind of library to be accessed, a user can have videos and audio files, soft-copies of documents, images, e-magazines, and more as the constituents of a digital library. Say, if you want to find a file to refer to some information, you only have to search for it to access it. Network: The internet, WAN, LAN, MAN, etc. Audio Visual: Color TV, smartphones, tablets, laptops, sound boxes, etc. Active network for browsing the web, e-mail, etc.

How to Teach Music Online & Monetize Your Skills (Guide)


As a music instructor, you can reach out to more students (than you would do in the traditional way), gain more recognition and expand your professional network. No wonder why it is often referred to as ‘the king of instruments’. Has your music school got shuttered due to COVID-19?

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Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

A much narrower view of DRM may refer to a specific method of controlling the viewing of video using electronic licensing and cryptographic keys. Many free software applications that are created for legitimate purposes, such as recording computer tutorials, can also be used to capture a video (along with its audio) that is playing on the monitor. Have you invested a heap of money and sweat into creating videos for users of your LMS?

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2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Audio/ podcasts. Informal Reference docs/job aids. Social Social networking. Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal Live webcasts. Informal Recorded webinars. Informal Video conferencing. Informal Workshops. Informal Learnshop.

Helping Overloaded Employees Stay Focused on Learning


Keep the content of each eLearning module task-focused, and include references for all “extra” material in the footnotes or training epilogue. Incorporate discussions and daily stand ups by phone, virtual conferencing, or social networking. Use video, audio and “ sketchnoting ” to enhance engagement and creativity. The average worker is just plain busy. More than two-thirds of business leaders say that overwhelmed employees are a top challenge.

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8 Benefits of Transcribing & Captioning Videos

3Play Media

The Section 508 refresh was released in January 2017, and now references WCAG 2.0 guidelines as the accessibility standards to meet, which includes both captioning and audio description requirements. Over the last decade, many organizations have been sued for failing to provide comprehensive captioning for online video and audio content. With closed captions on, viewers can watch your videos in places where audio is unavailable.