The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

Consider the internet; developments on top of the TCP/IP protocol like SMTP and HTML allowed a variety of tools to work together to bring us email and the world wide web. For interactivity, we originally used Flash, and now have HTML 5 as a more secure and reliable replacement. Initially, when you developed eLearning, you were pretty much dependent on the tool you developed it in. In addition, IMS has released a specification for activity very much like xAPI, called Caliper.

Is the cloud hastening the demise of the LMS?

Xyleme

The IMS Global Learning Consortium has announced the release latest version of the IMS Learning Tools Interoperability Specification – Version 1.1. This specification provides a way for courses running in IMS-conformant Learning Management systems to securely access remote content, tools and services, and receive back user’s results. Blackboard, for example, provides a rich set of tools; however, they only work on Blackboard.

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LMS Selection Checklist: How To Choose The Best One?

ProProfs

Many would say that the process is rather overwhelming because the sheer abundance makes it challenging to identify the best tool that meets and exceeds the expectations. In simple words, choosing the right software for your company’s training needs is time-consuming and a mentally challenging activity to get involved in. When you have answers to these questions, only then you should proceed to choose the software that meets your needs.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool. Then again, perhaps Im missing something. The Gin System provides you with (among other things): Secure login Calendar of events Phone & Email lists Email group s ("public" f0r all members; or private for designated members only) Questions: Allows for easy posting of questions. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Authoring Tool. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. Open Source Software.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

Just as water will always find its own level by the path of least resistance, individual learners, working in collaboration and unhampered by the precepts of authority, tend to do an excellent job of finding and sharing what they need to know efficiently and effectively, even if they don’t necessarily know what they are looking for to begin with.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Tools?

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''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. Hey authoring tool person - you ever make "a learning"? Sell hardware or software but dont tell me you sell learning - because I swear, the next person/vendor/guru tells me something about learning that implies a lack of understanding regarding the conditions above.Im Authority? Cool Tools. Security. e-Clippings (Learning As Art).

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Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take.

Dashe & Thomson

For those of you that don’t know Jeffrey, he’s one of the foremost sales speakers and writers in America today; author of The New York Times best sellers The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling and The Little Gold Book of YES! Before I left the Dashe & Thomson office for the Airport Hilton, I had already received several emails containing sales tips, links to sales videos Jeffrey had created, and a free trial to Jeffrey’s new CRM tool.

Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take

Dashe & Thomson

For those of you that don’t know Jeffrey, he’s one of the foremost sales speakers and writers in America today; author of The New York Times best sellers The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling and The Little Gold Book of YES! Before I left the Dashe & Thomson office for the Airport Hilton, I had already received several emails containing sales tips, links to sales videos Jeffrey had created, and a free trial to Jeffrey’s new CRM tool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

And Im not implying that Im a Second Life naysayer. IT Security Risks 2. Ive been exploring the use of Second Life for a client for whom Im developing an e-Learning strategy. Theirs is an audience comprised only of women and Im not convinced Second Life will feel appropriate to them. create a virtual recreation of their museum) theyd like to do using other tools like Flash.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In the same article, Thompson quotes Jane McGonigal, a game designer and author of Reality is Broken , to help us understand why games work. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World?

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

New authoring tools and why? Challenges: consistency across building multiple courses across tools. Like to see: Language option diagnotics Non-linear Toolbox of tools depending on output required - no product out there that has toolbox yet. A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. Is LMS just a data gathering tool? BREAKOUT 2: Which are the must have new authoring tools and why?

eFront sites to check out

eFront

link] Akademos (Spanish) [link] Learn (Chinese e-learning site) [link] ExamTracks.com [link] AviaTraining.net [link] Fair Housing Solutions E-Train [link] Cook-Academy [link] TEPiDEA University Alliance [link] Radio Amateur du Quebec inc [link] BPM Exchange - Process Excellence Learning Center [link] Institute of Information Security [link] Boxdgear Training [link] Posted by Athanasios Papagelis at 6:49 AM Email This BlogThis!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Brent Schlenker of the eLearning Guild, commented on my post Memoirs of an Instructional Designer : Im one of the unfortunate ones with a actual honest to goodness Masters Degree in EdTech. Im going to agree with Brent in saying that I was hired more because of my technical skills (more likely the ability to pick them up quickly) than for my M.S. When the company responds to RFPs, the employee without an advanced degree cannot be used to secure new work.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

previous rants on this topic ) Until I get some explanations though, Im pretty well amazed at the academics involved in this scheme. Do the writers/authors get paid? Im feeling stupid here because I just dont freaking get it! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

Mark Oehlert

Im not even about to begin linking to all the stories on the new iPhone ( this is a fairly thick link farm for you). The top 5banks, top 5 securities firms, 6 or 7 top airlines, 8 of 10 top pharma,and 8 of 10 top entertainment companies." " Enterprises authorize iPhones, andthen create and distribute apps on their intranet that can only run onthose phones. Yes, iTunesis apparently the new enterprise tool.

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

From Mashable comes this post on " 16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools " TouchGraph offers a search/data visualization product that reminds me of Search Crystal. Ive been tinkering with Many Eyes over the last couple of weeks as a way of exploring potential visual navigation tools/interfaces for Open University courses and qualifications, and OpenLearn OERs/course units: [link] and search for "many eyes". information management software. Authority? Security.

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Mark Oehlert

« The Tool Kit Edition | Main. Right now Im sitting in the audience listening Deborah Adler, the designer whos Masters Thesis became the redesigned Target pharmacy bottles - Clear RX. An authoring tool? Authority? Cool Tools. Security. e-Clippings (Learning As Art). Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert). Facebook Profile. flickr. flick r.com. This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from UX Week 2007.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

Im surprised this hasnt happened sooner and isnt bigger. Im struck also by the announcement that the new version of the Kindle from Amazon.com is coming soon. That is also an important facet here - I trust textbooks to be highly authoritative sources of info and want them to be peer-reviewed and professionally edited but we need to keep haing that discussion about the authority of certain texts over others.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-7, 2012 Computer Security Applications Conference , 28 th , annual, Orlando, Florida, USA. link] December 10-12, 2012 International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2011), 7 th , London, UK. link] January 7-8, 2013 Mobile Device Security Summit: The Growing and Constantly Changing Challenge, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, California, USA. Clayton R.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

An LCMS can be considered to be an LMS that includes an authoring tool. If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. A software platform that manages the administration, delivery and reporting of online training. Learning Tools Interoperability is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zuda: A great way to discover great comic talent or more death by amateur Mr Keen?

Mark Oehlert

Main | Cool Tool Alert: Online FLV Converter » July 22, 2007 Zuda: A great way to discover great comic talent or more death by amateur Mr Keen? I suppose however, that the patron saint of experts, Andrew Keen , would just see this as another double-plus un-good attack on the the "Authorities." " Too bad Mr Keen, Im looking forward to some great new comics.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Im also usually working on two or three books at a time, not because Im that smart but just because I usually have one staked out in a couple of different locations. Gilbert is a wry and fine author. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Oh.this does not bode well for Microsoft. Main | Ive got to create a podcast on how to podcast.got any great resources? » January 23, 2008 Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): All Hail the Cult of the Amateur!! Sign me up for a lifetime membership!

Mark Oehlert

Im sorry to bring up this bad piece of flawed logic and sloppy writing but just as surely as I was one of the ones named by Time as Person of the Year, then I am just as surely one of the ones Keen feels is destroying our culture and I feel some small obligation to join my fellow amateurs in railing against this bad, bad book and by doing so, Im sure, confirm some of Keens worst fears and probably but some poor critic out of a job somewhere.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

Main | Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. Karls book Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning is a great read and I can say that with some authority. He/she needs to think about the negative reaction that could come about if the enterprise has something like IM deployed but the boss won’t let the Gamer see if he is online or available.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Better Conferences (cross posting from Tony Karrer)

Mark Oehlert

Anyway this is a great discussion and Im more than happy to jump in. one of the co-authors of the pre-con idea let me just say that here is the issue - Ive been to a lot of conferences and have done a good numer of presentations and while I do get energized by doing those parts, Id really love some time when I can be around and learn from the other folks like Tony and Clark who I really only get to connect with in a f-2-f mode at conferences.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hey! Editors of "Educational Researcher".Get a FREAKING CLUE!!!!!

Mark Oehlert

Your authors work is seen by more people, your hard work in editing this journal is seen by more people, the credibility of your peer reviewers is judged by more people. Im sorry but to my simple country mind the choice is clear.more, more, more or less, less,less. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Anybody Out There Attend AERA? Main | Brenda Brathwaite, the Media and the Seduction of the Innocent » March 31, 2008 Hey!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Kindle: Tom Crawford Executes a Perfect Double Rebuttal with a Twist

Mark Oehlert

While Tom again, makes some cogent points, Im compelled to point out a couple of my own. I also think that publishers could look to develop new value chains to derive revenue from new sources- access to authors archives, notes, etc - almost like the special edition of a DVD. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox and Opera.You Are Both Pissing Me Off!! Main | Generational Change in the U.S.

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

Mark Oehlert

But thats OK because Im sure you all (all conferences that do this) share some of these revenues with the authors right? Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): but first something important.

Mark Oehlert

Kathy Sierra is the author of a tremendous blog, Creating Passionate Users. No, Im not really surprised that this happened on the Web - its not the first time - it kind of reminds me of how I laugh when people talk about all the sex and porn in Second Life like they are somehow surprised that activities that make up so much of our real life and the rest of the Web - have also manifested themselves in this virtual world - not surprising at all.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer. I am also realizing that I have terrible problems with authority and I need to work on that.