Personal Publishing - Balance of Blog vs. PPT+Audio – Help Needed

Tony Karrer

How about a link to audio, or better yet something like an Articulate Presenter or Breeze presentation that combines the audio and the slide deck? Before I get too far, let me express a personal bias, shortcoming, style, or whatever you want to call it that has a big impact on how I decide to spend my time when I'm creating content: I'm far too impatient to sit through an audio (MP3 or embedded) that goes along with a presentation deck. Hard to do in audio.

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Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

It also seems appropriate when there isn’t time or budget for recording and syncing visuals and audio, particularly for dummy audio when you need to show sponsors and SMEs how the media elements of an online program will be integrated prior to the recording. Their engine can be used by developers in a variety of ways, but they also have an online pay-as-you-go service, called Pronuncia , to use the engine for recording audio files. Audio Recording: Going In-house.

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Bouncy, bubbly or British? How To Choose Voice Over Talent

The eLearning Coach

The recording expertise found in a studio with an audio engineer will typically produce a higher-quality result. Although a recording session involves give and take between the director, the talent, and the audio engineer, the script owner steers the show. Related Articles: Audio Recording: Preparing Your Script. Audio Recording: Going In-house. Share this on del.icio.us. Tags: AUDIO

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator - Netvibes.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. eLearning Technology , July 28, 2006 Scuttle – an open source social bookmarking tool Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools - eLearning Technology , May 21, 2008 Web 2.0 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

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. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

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.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Social Bookmarking. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network.

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Audio/ podcasts. Social SharePoint 2010, eRoom/Documentum. Social Mentoring/ coaching. Social Websites? Social Books? Social Collaborative projects. Social Wikis. Social Blogs (written/ video). Social Micro-blogging. Social Social bookmarking, ranking/rating/tagging.

Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Social bookmarking sites like ‘Digg’ can filter through the excess or monitored sites like ‘Wikepedia’ can be a suitable, yet not always reliable, source of information. These courses should ideally have minimum on-screen text and impart information through short pointers, graphics, audio or video. Blog e-Learning New Ideas Informal learning Learning in workplace Modern Learning On-demand learning Social Learning Learning at the workplace is a continuous process.

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eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

Social Media included Twitter, Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. This time does not include ongoing learner support using social media and Intranet pages. Time constraints, which resulted in not including audio in the course. Limited staff participation in the social media elements, specifically Twitter. Due to the less-than-expected use of Twitter among staff, there was less participation in the social media elements. eLearning Cyclops.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 06/25/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

A Conversation with Alva Noe (audio). Social bookmarking in the enterprise. The idea to take the concept of social bookmarking and turn it into more than just a bookmark saving service, such as a way to clip and save articles and provide a way for users to save articles and publish them on portlets within the corporate portal. iPods for Learning. Do iPods have any any value in a corporate training setting?

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Digital literacy 6: Organising and sharing content

Learning with e's

Now we have the social web, there are more ways than ever to make your content available to a vast audience. So this blogpost for example is tagged with a few key worlds such as 'digital literacy' and 'content creation' as well as more generic terms such as 'social web', 'blog', 'podcast' and 'video', because these terms have appeared in the text (see labels below). Tagging will also make finding content within a large list of bookmarks a lot easier.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? yes, they went there - WISE Pedagogy , June 1, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of social learning session can be used to compile a frequently asked question page (FAQs).

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think! One of the observations I have with regards to the use of social media is that some people just love delicious , the social bookmarking service, and others don't bother at all after you show them. I went looking for a learning style test for an online course.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). Tutorials can be e-books, audio, video (mp4, avi), web based training courses.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of social learning session can be used to compile a frequently asked question page (FAQs).

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

AUDIO RECORDING AND EDITING. Audacity is an audio recording and editing application with a lot of the features you find in commercial products. It works on all platforms and is probably the most popular free audio program around. It’s a way to broadcast and get updates with AIM buddies from all your social media. It doesn’t have video or audio chat, though. Share this on del.icio.us.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

Combination of the Presentation and Video/Audio. The meet the minimum 16 standards you need for an LMS (to be defined IMO), and on top of that hit the next generation current set of features (includes some aspects of social, gamification, general items, UI/UX – i.e. user experience). . Social – Create a community across the system, create communities tied to each group, create community tied to each course. Social Profiles.

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Slugs and snails and social enzymes

Learning with e's

We can use text, audio or video in a number of modes and through a mind dazzling range of technologies. Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. is making it easier for all of us to connect together, and to learn informally within a socially rich environment which is strewn liberally with the digital footprints of those who have gone before us. I'm off now to lay down some social enzymes.

Social enzymes

Learning with e's

We can use text, audio or video in a number of modes and through a mind dazzling range of technologies. Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. is making it easier for all of us to connect together, and to learn informally within a socially rich environment which is strewn liberally with the digital footprints of those who have gone before us. I'm off now to lay down some social enzymes.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

Like many visitors, I paid a few Euros to rent a portable audio player to learn about the museum’s architecture and its architect, Frank Gehry. The audio guide was structured in the sense that the content was organized into segments that created a meaningful presentation. Perhaps we can enhance the richness of the audio channel by including sound effects, interviews, music and different perspectives. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Business Casual , May 16, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Blogger in Middle-earth , May 26, 2009 Tips for Working with SMEs - Bozarthzone , May 21, 2009 Social Networking in Times of Stress and Personal Emergencies - Electronic Papyrus , May 11, 2009 Aligning Learning Theory with Instructional Design - The E-Learning Curve , May 21, 2009 Developing a PLE Using Web 2.0

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Trying out PicApp.new image service. 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). Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts | Main | "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News) » April 28, 2007 "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) Whew. Deep knowledge comes through reading, but audio, especially when you can ask questions, is usually the best way to learn about something new. del.icio.us

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

So your PDFs can go in there, but so too can your audio clips, videos, puzzles, games, quizzes and simulations. Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring.

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LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Social Media – Followed by an example. Social Bookmarking – Delicious.

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Lessons Learned from the Past Year

Breakthrough eLearning

Tracey calls for the creation of Informal Learning Environments (ILEs), that are essentially searchable knowledge repositories of PDFs, audio clips, videos, slideshows, case studies, etc. Learners pull what they need from this repository as and when they need it, and also have access to experts and peers via blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks.

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!! Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

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Cognitive Psychology Anyone?

The eLearning Coach

Although some of their courses only include the syllabus and lecture notes, many of the Brain and Cognitive Science lectures are recorded as audio files. Share this on del.icio.us. As a learning professional, it’s important to stay fresh and current. You need to feel motivated and even fascinated with your work. One way to do this is to delve into how people learn and how the brain works.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Knovio — enhance presentations with audio and video. Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

It does have a built-in microphone and stereo speakers so it is audio ready. The iPad then, can be used for audio-based synchronous learning, collaboration, meetings and just-in-time support. Social Media. Because the iPad can connect through Wi-Fi and 3G (depending on the model) and has a screen size that makes text legible, it’s ideal for mobile social media activities. Share this on del.icio.us.

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eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

Usually audio is off the table first, which I always add last anyway and do not see it as adding much instructional value to most courses anyway. My New Social Bookmarking Tool. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, April 10, 2011. A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer Are in a Bar and Identify a Training Need: A response to the #LCBQ.

100+ Free E-Learning Tools for Employee Training and Personal Learning

Janet Clarey

Jane is a Social Media and Learning Advisor and founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT). Audio and Podcasting. Social Bookmarking/Tagging and Information Management. Social Networking Services. Jane Hart and I collaborated on a new report, 100+ Free E-Learning Tools for Employee Training and Personal Learning , and have just now released it. If you’re not familiar with Jane, you need to be.

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! 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. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning - Informal Learning , June 12, 2009. Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009. Expert Level Answers via Social Networks - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2009. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Check out UC Berkeley Webcasts , which has a mix of video and audio lectures and MIT’s Open Courseware , which consists of PDF lecture notes and some multimedia presentations. Other real time search engines that get better reviews are Twazzup , Tweetzi, IceRocket (searches other social media too) and TweetScan. Share this on del.icio.us.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style. No social networking sites, no social bookmark sites, no app sharing sites, no video sharing, nothing. Social Media. social learning We live in a global marketplace.