Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. 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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games

Mark Oehlert

» February 20, 2008 GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games Player Generated Content in Casual Games One of the presenters is Kris Soumas and dig this title - "VP of Games, Lifetime Television" I wonder if they even have a CLO.but they have a VP of Games. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 4: A Basket of Stuff | Main | GDC Update 6: Game Studies Download 3.0

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Learning at Large Ep6: Measuring the effectiveness of human-centred learning

Elucidat

Subscribe to Learning at Large: Or search for “Learning at Large” on your podcast player of choice. Podcast Transcript. ” @shackletonjones on the Learning at Large podcast #podcast #learning. So, you know, those are two big things I’m very proud of. Nick: [ 04:54 ] There’s only one kind of proper answer to that question, and the answer to the question is another question: Who’s measuring performance?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Want RealPlayer without ads? Thank You BBC!

Mark Oehlert

According to this article in the Washington Post, the BBC required Real to produce a version of its player without ads. While the article doesnt give a direct link, I think this is the one here - of course I cant install Real Player at work so Ill have to wait until I get home or rely on someone out there for confirmation that this version of the player is sans ads but Im hopeful.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

Podcasts and blogs. Trends prediction: “Regardless of what some of the players in the microlearning space are saying, there is no one bite-size fits all. Tune into the podcast where learning leaders share all. An easy and convenient way to stay on top of new trends is through industry specific podcasts. Take Elucidat’s new podcast as an example, Learning at Large. What big challenges are they facing? Inspiration can be hard to find.

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

eLearning 24-7

Podcasting. Custom domains (big increase in last few months). Branding – the only difference is some vendors still charge for this – my question: why? Assessment tools – big question – how many don’t include them at no additional charge? Support – the only question is whether it is included at no additional charge or is fee based. The reasons include: They aren’t the only players in town.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

But the reality was more than that as I explored in posts like Business of Learning and Models for Learning Questions. The second half of the prediction “self directed learning” got less attention during the year than I anticipated, but it was there and certainly was a big part of the discussion around social and informal learning. At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0 2009 is going to be a big year for this issue.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008. More podcasts and video casts for audiences with easy access, think students, remote sales forces, etc. Prediction #7 => LMS => More of What You Don't Want Large players will continue to move towards functionality in Talent Management - likely mostly features that you really don't care that much about. We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way

How To Generate Online Course and Membership Site Leads and Sales using Surveys with Rob and Kennedy of ResponseSuite

LifterLMS

Segmenting your email list through something as simple as a two-question survey can help you greatly improve how you talk to your audience. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. One of the questions is what’s your current situation?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Liveblogging Sid Meier 2.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week) | Main | more Sid » June 05, 2008 Liveblogging Sid Meier 2. talking about creating sense of anticpation in learner/gamer."we

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Mobile, collaborative and location-based learning" (FutureLab)

Mark Oehlert

As players move around, their phoneconnects to different cells, each of which has a unique ID.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 7: Collaborative Writing and Vast Narratives: Principles, Processes and Genteel Truculence

Mark Oehlert

work under NDA, look at independent games, franchises, big teams, little teams, setting and theme are the building blocks of vast narratives Story and character are incredibly important: dynamic elements, player attachment, low overhead, IP retention,except for the horrible problems.difficult to maintain consistent voice, story demands exposition, games rarely do story well, **room is standing room only.why do We care nothing for these things in instructional design?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. Laszlo is abstract from the Flash player.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG)

Mark Oehlert

Passively Multiplayer home page , PMOG News ) If you arent satisfied with that level of passivity, you can also engage in " quests " - essentially visiting a series of sites that another player has placed in a certain sequence (I have done the Social Network quest, the Chewy Games quest and the How to Survive the Zombies Quest).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Who Are the Beavers? WE ARE THE BEAVERS!!!

Mark Oehlert

They overcame a losing conference season that followed in the wake of the Beavs losing so many players after last years win.they were not supposed to be here again and they clearly were not supposed to win another title. Congrats to the players, coaches and a big Orange and Black shout out to the BEAVER NATION !!

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

Mark Oehlert

To clarify though, I havent even held one of the darn things but when as dominant a player in a market like Amazon comes out with an e-book reader, I do think that demands our attention. As to the flaws in the device design and my kinda lame defense of "its first gen" - Tom is right in that this isnt the MP3 player market - it seems that Amazon could have done some more refinement of the device before setting it loose.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Massive Catch-Up Issue #1413 (Games, Virtual Worlds, banking concepts and more)

Mark Oehlert

Grockit Gets $8M Series B for "Massively Multi Player Online Learning Game" U pdated virtual world data for Q2 2008 : Nice visual of the virtual world universe. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Your integrity for a.t-shirt? shirt? Main | Help Firefox 3 Set a Guiness World Record!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "U.S. Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED)

Mark Oehlert

The titles may conjure images of blitzkrieg, but the games themselves are actually a surprisingly clever and occasionally surreal blend of education, humor and intellectual challenge, aimed at teaching the player how to think." e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « How will ISD handle "Neural Buddhism"? Main | HHS and Federal Government Blogs » May 14, 2008 "U.S.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

MSFT, Adobe and Firefox are among the big players developing ways to run Web apps (e.g. But Prism has one big advantage: akiller app in the form of Firefox. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Geek Alert - Joke About Large Hadron Collider Ahead | Main | Audiko - Create Free Ringtones - even for the iPhone » March 27, 2008 Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Small Basket of Virtual World Items

Mark Oehlert

" "MMOs help players develop and exercise a skill set closely matching the thinking, planning, learning, and technical skills increasingly in demand by employers." e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 4: A Basket of Stuff

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 3: Serious Game Engine Panel | Main | GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games » February 19, 2008 GDC Update 4: A Basket of Stuff www.life20.net - need to check this out.supposed to be an online virtual world conference in a virtual world.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Tony’s question is fairly specific, but anchored in the “what did I learn that I’m glad I did&# vein. mean, you just hit the big red button and start recording. Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June’s Big Question - MinuteBio , June 3, 2010 June’s Big Question over at the Learning Circuits blog is regarding tools one should “…learn today in order to be a valuable eLearning professional in 2015.&#. The big bad wolf.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "A Win-Win Scenario: Game School Aims to Engage and Educate" (WIRED)

Mark Oehlert

Rather, Salen and other planners are looking at how games naturally engage players and teach them new skills, and hope to apply those principles to create kids who not only ace their SATs, but are also well suited for the 21st century."

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Argument for Casual Games in the Corporate World

Mark Oehlert

Try the casual sector with somewhere over 80 million players.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova)

Mark Oehlert

and Ill have a question afterwards. If a players actor getsstronger, faster or better at casting spells, the participant hassimply done well at the game, but hasnt learned anything directly as aresult. " So here is my question, why is this discussion taking place on a blog which is ostensibly about massively multiplayer online games and not in our little "learning" quarter of the world?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

Mark Oehlert

Players in this arena (although not exactly all in the same role or capacity) include Facebook Connect , the Data Portability Project (of which MySpace is a member ), and Googles Open Social. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Clay Shirky at Web 2.0 2008 | Main | ahhh.the goood old days of Herding Cats and Building Planes on the Fly. » May 13, 2008 Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

Evidently the big takeaway there was that you can social experiences in both and that those experiences will be different. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge OK.so this is my favorite session and I have high hopes.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Where do you begin when you havent posted in like 2 weeks? Main |.but but first something important. » March 26, 2007 Where Do You Begin (Part II) Google Desktop 5 is out. Army Games for Good : excerpt " In addition to the many civilian examples of Games for Good (G4G), theU.S. military has created some very interesting and useful gamesfocused on medical training and cultural education.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News)

Mark Oehlert

Smith said JKO’s unveiling represents a big step toward improving individual training that helps prepare troops to go to war. “It Chu praised the portal’s ability to bring together players in different locations and allow them to interact in virtual exercises. “It Plus links to all the best serious games content including: blogs, forums, podcasts and communities.

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

1:10) So without further ado, let’s kick off with the first questions. 3:06) Fantastic, I feel like I have loads of questions that I’d like to dig deeper in, but I need to move on and ask you about gamification. What excites me about gamification, and our friend Karl Kapp is a big advocate, is the idea that you can take a game element and wrap it, or weave it, or Velcro it, to a learning activity without having to build out a million-dollar game. 23:56) Question number six.

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