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): 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.

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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. " September 13, 2007 in Mobile Learning | Permalink Technorati Tags : mobile , mobile learning TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Mobile, collaborative and location-based learning" (FutureLab) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

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

Mark Oehlert

Imagine using this in a class (maybe even a widely distributed class) and players (learners) questing (learning), building quests (mentoring) other students or even other classes, using the quest building feature to allow almost-retirees to pass along some of their knowledge in a game environment.

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.

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): 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): 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. June 11, 2008 in Catch Up | Permalink Technorati Tags : Moleskines , Second Life , virtul worlds , Web 2.0 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." " May 14, 2008 in Gaming & Learning | Permalink Technorati Tags : games , learning , WIRED TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "U.S.

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." February 28, 2008 in Virtual Worlds | Permalink Technorati Tags : virtual worlds TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Small Basket of Virtual World Items : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

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): 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.

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. May 13, 2008 in Learning/Web 2.0 | Permalink Technorati Tags : Facebook , Google , MySpace , SCORM TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

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 e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) | Main | Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!)