The Semantic Web Cometh – 2

Upside Learning

In my last post ( Semantic Web Cometh ), I mentioned how the underlying principles of the Semantic Web should make it highly inclusive and provide a uniform descriptive language across all sorts of media and technologies and consequently let users spend more time immersed meaningfully in the learning process. In the current scheme of the web, we spend inordinately long amounts of time finding information to use and little time using and interacting with it.

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives. Textbooks, blackboards, and overhead projectors remain the tools of choice for many teachers, at a time when their students are geared to learn from iPads, PowerPoint, and instant messaging. Blog this!

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Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

CLAs are focused on studying and reporting human behavior in relation to learning and productivity technologies, specifically, Web 2.0 Gaps consultant - a snapshot analyst for gaps in information, data or process that are missing in networks (project leads, instructional designers, writers, editors, researchers - example is tracking micro -learning impacts by using Web 2.0 Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 Learning coaches can help their clients by using Web 2.0

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

Since the term 'authoring tool' is somewhat non-specific, many programs can be considered authoring tools, including web editors like Dreamweaver, Flash, PowerPoint and even content platforms like Adobe Connect provide the facility to create learning content. Web Site Authoring Tools Used in creating mark-up language (i.e. HTML, XML) for web pages, and linking them to produce entire websites. Web 2.0

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Skype – instant messaging and VoIP call tool. Wordpress – blogging tool. This skew is probably because the people who participate in this survey are those at the cutting edge of information technology tools and are also socially more active on the web. The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website.

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Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

There are lots of tools you can use to create your project plan, from a simple spreadsheet to web-based collaborative management systems. How will meetings be held, in person or by phone or web conference? What are the acceptable forms of communication; for instance, email, phone, instant message, in person? Association eLearning Blog eLearning Featured Posts Project Management project management I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects.

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Mini Glossary of Elearning

KnowledgeOne

Elearning has evolved significantly over the last few decades, particularly with the advent of digital technology and Web 2.0. These resources include virtual classes, chat, instant messaging, audio and video conference. These ways include discussion forums, tutorials, videos, interactive lectures, blogs, wikis and email exchanges. What is Web 2.0? The second generation of the World Wide Web, Web 2.0 Among the Web 2.0

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience

Paradiso

Having this integration implemented in your company will get at your disposal tools that will provide access to email and calendars, Microsoft office web apps, websites, instant messaging and video conferencing, along with the LMS features to increase your online training capacities. The post Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience appeared first on Paradiso eLearning Blog.

How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place. You forward informative or entertaining messages, access social media to know what’s happening around, read and share content and what not. A native app (in contrast with a web app) can let you access content even when you are not connected to the internet. Then Subscribe to this Blog !

Your eLearning courses could be closer to your trainees with a Virtual Classroom LMS integration

Paradiso

– Virtual Classroom embedded in your LMS: The web conferencing software is embedded in your LMS, and works seamlessly to make the virtual classroom experience even better. – Single Sign-On (SSO): You can get to the web conferencing software with one simple click from your LMS, removing the need to open external pages and simplifying the learning process. We have this and much more interesting topics in our blog, check it here.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

Instant messaging. The tool comes with an integrated social network wherein all registered users can create their own profile, search for people, send invitations, make friends, send messages, and create groups on different topics. They also have the flexibility to send announcements or messages globally or to individual learners. The tool allows importing of content in varied formats and integration of external web content, such as YouTube videos and so on.

Towards a state of onlignment

Clive on Learning

Today sees the launch of onlignment, a new blog focusing on the use of web conferencing and similar tools (from instant messaging to telepresence) for learning and business communications. There's no doubt that, something like ten years after their initial launch, web conferencing and other synchronous communication tools are now enjoying a huge surge in popularity. Web conferencing’s time has come. The onlignment blog.

Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Read blog posts/online articles. Search the Social Web (using Google. Live chats/instant messages/Skype chats. Last week I invited readers to take my latest Learning in the Workplace survey , where I asked how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace. Although there have been well over 100 responses to the survey, once again, as with my previous survey a pattern to the responses appeared quite early on.

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How to Replace Meetings With Video-Based Discussions

TechSmith Camtasia

Some of the most common methods include: Face-to-face meetings Virtual meetings E-mail Instant messaging Chat. Our research found that the majority of employees feel that their company communications don’t send a clear message and that leaders don’t communicate in a way that’s best for employees. At times, you may still want to have a meeting after the initial web-based discussion. Communicating in today’s workplace happens in a myriad of ways.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Web 2.0 A wiki is a self-organizing knowledge web site. Wiki software allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. It is so named because of the speed in which wiki software allows someone to update the web site. The term comes from “web log” which is shortened to “blog.” A blog will allow others to comment on the blog entries but not alter the original entry in any way. Blogs. Short Text Messaging.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Examples include web conferencing or webinar, forums, instant messaging and blogs. The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning. However, there are other less obvious advantages of an e-learning strategy that may not be thought about at first. If you keep these other advantages in mind, you can integrate your strategy more holistically and use them as a measurement of strategy success.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Examples include web conferencing or webinar, forums, instant messaging and blogs. The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning. However, there are other less obvious advantages of an e-learning strategy that may not be thought about at first. If you keep these other advantages in mind, you can integrate your strategy more holistically and use them as a measurement of strategy success.

10 best LMS software of 2020

Ed App

It also strives towards continuous development of new versions in accordance with the development of web standards. It is compatible with Windows, Macintosh, and Linux environments, i.e. with all systems that offer the ability to use a web browser.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know

Mindflash

e-Learning: e-Learning is a broad term used to describe learning that occurs through the use of electronic means, which can include web-conferencing, CD-ROM, and web-based training. e-Learning can be referenced as instructor-led training (ILT), web-based training (WBT), and even computer-based training (CBT). We usually think if this as classroom training, but synchronous learning can occur on-line in a virtual classroom or web conferencing system.

My Workflow with Synergy

Experiencing eLearning

When I liveblogged the TCC 2008 conference , I always had the Elluminate presentation up on my primary screen (my desktop computer) and my blog on my laptop. That means that on days that I’m doing a lot of web work or creating Captivate activities, I work primarily on my laptop and don’t switch over too much. Pidgin for instant messaging (On Pidgin, it’s mostly personal contacts. This is a follow-up to my post on the features of Synergy.

How to Teach Online and Earn Money? Tips You Should Know

Pinlearn

Today, the smartest of people are making the web work for them. Blog about what your interests and what knowledge you like to share. Clarify their doubts through instant messaging, or even better, set up discussion communities to foster communication among co-learners. A sizeable chunk of this niche population belongs to the online tutors.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

1989: Demonstration of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee. 1990: Public release of the World Wide Web. 1990: First search tool for the web (Archie) was created. 1993: First web crawler (Wanderer) was created. 1996: Instant messaging services launched. 1997: First weblog (blog) is attributed to Jorn Barger’s Robot Wisdom Web site. 2004: Mozilla Firefox web browser released (the 2nd most popular current browser after Internet Explorer).

Welcome to Synchronous E-Learning Month

Bottom-Line Performance

And we’re making some significant changes to our Lessons on Learning blog! The blog posts and the podcast will all provide a depth of discussion on a topic rather than just a few sentences. Each month you’ll hear from one BLPer more than the others as we lead the blog. From the eLearning Guild’s Handbook (which is a great FREE resource), synchronous e-learning includes things like: instant messaging. web conferencing.

Project Management Tips for Your eLearning Course

OpenSesame

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating elearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. If you don’t already have favorite project management software to help you formally schedule out the project, here are a few suggestions: Microsoft Project is a software program that offers the ability to produce a project timeline including resource allocation, instant messaging within groups, and team collaboration.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

This post represents thinking from both of us that I've edited heavily to make it more easily consumed here in the blog. It can act as an instant messaging service a bit like Yammer, HipChat for companies and other groups, but the layout is designed to make these discussions easier to see, archive, and work asynchronously. The answers are then used to provide valuable information to Quora users and the rest of the web.

Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

Synchronous learning also benefited by technology; first the telephone and then online tools such as text chat, instant messaging, internet telephony and web conferencing. So what does it mean to be able to interact, as learners, using email, forums, wikis, blogs, social networks and the like? And when that asynchronous learning is online as opposed to by snail mail, then the practical barriers break down: You can post messages just about instantly.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020

learnWorlds

Web conferencing, online chats and webinar tools are at your disposal and you can use them to boost business communications – be it internal or external, facilitate learning – employee training and reinforce marketing purposes – lead generation. Zoom is amongst the most popular web conferencing software in the market and one of the easiest tools to use. Image Source: Adobe Connect Blog. Adobe Connect has come to change the way web conferencing works.

Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Blog Book Tour for Social Media for Trainers. Jane Bozarth's latest book, Social Media for Trainers is in the middle of a highly successful blog book tour, check it out. crosoft Lync can make every engagement a virtual face-to-face meeting, because any interaction can include video and audio conferencing, application and desktop sharing, instant messaging, and telephony.

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5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses

eFront

Typically, webinars are held through web conferencing software that features instant messaging tools. Task-Based Blogs. Blogs are great stepping stones for reluctant employees, especially those who aren’t comfortable with technology. Ask them to create a blog or website that highlights different aspects of the process, such as the steps involved. There are a variety of free blogging sites that feature blog templates and themes.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Using content curated from around your organisation or the wider web, Curatr allows course designers to challenge learners to take part in conversations and contribute back to the learning environment with content of their own devising. Here content is a by-product of conversation; attachments in instant messages, for example. Sign up to our free blog newsletter to keep abreast of all the latest updates and details of where we are and what we are up to.

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10 Tools for Remote Work To Get People Collaborating

Continu

Some of the key features include sending messages to various team members either individually or among a team within a company, incorporating feeds from social media and the ability to share files. Zoom, as one of the tools for remote work also offers an ability to create groups and send these team members messages and also files. Some of the key features include the ability to use it on Android, Mac, iOS and the web.

Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

I actually believe that mobile delivery will become more important over the next few years, but the form of it will be web access, not specialized mobile learning applications. Big winners: Communities of Practice, Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts. Warning that on Blogs and Podcasts, the numbers are so low that any adoption looks bigger than it really is. Steve Wexler who runs eLearningGuild research has been producing some really interesting information recently.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

1989: Demonstration of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee. 1990: Public release of the World Wide Web. 1990: First search tool for the web (Archie) was created. 1993: First web crawler (Wanderer) was created. 1996: Instant messaging services launched. 1997: First weblog (blog) is attributed to Jorn Barger’s Robot Wisdom Web site. 2004: Mozilla Firefox web browser released (the 2nd most popular current browser after Internet Explorer).

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Are you a Tech-Savvy Teacher?

E-Learning Acupuncture

In November 2009, Staff at Rasmussen College in the United States have compiled what they believe are the Top 100 Apps (50 for the Web and 50 for the iPhone) for Tech-Savvy Teachers. I also routinely use it to obtain Creative Commons licenced graphics for use on this blog and in my powerpoint slides. Let your students contact you on Facebook mail or chat with you using instant messages on Facebook chat. It's a great blogging tool that's easy to use and stable.

CAC Conference: Student Presentations

Kapp Notes

Four student teams are presenting this semester and are focused on Web 2.0 This original concept gradually evolved into an idea for an online community based on Web 2.0 Their solution included a variety of tools such as a member questionnaire, tips & fun ideas, and links to blogs & discussion forums. Communication between members of MyBestDay.net would include instant messaging and uploaded podcasts.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 01/28/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

Comment: The Web 2.0 The social networking phenomenon is upon us, and it seems that half the world (in reality, less than one sixth) is instant messaging, blogging, wiki-ing and generally collaborating and communicating in new and exciting ways Freak-Freakonomics - Ariel Rubinstein. A review of Freakonomics. 5 Principles of Innovation - The Practice of Leadership.

Breakthrough eLearning: eLearning That Doesnt Break the Bank

Breakthrough eLearning

Downes scours the web for everything that is of relevance to the world of eLearning, provides a summary, and links to it. PowerPoint) Blogs (e.g. PowWowNow) RSS feeds Web phone (e.g. Skype) Instant messaging Screen capture tools (e.g.

Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Skypechat, for instant messaging and discussion with my peers at Internet Time Alliance. Email subscriptions to research services and blogs I don’t want to miss. Blogs, via Google Reader for sifting through RSS feeds or suggestions from friends. Internet Time Blog, internettime.com, where ideas turn into posts. For me, this cycle of pull-reflect-push is my contribution to the knowledge commons that is the web. I give to the web and the web gives back.

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Engage Your Learners By Mimicking the Real World

Rapid eLearning

People already use their computers for things like checking email, surfing the web, and sharing the latest news on Facebook. So instead of clicking a next button to get to new information, you start inside a page that looks like Outlook and click on an email link to open a new message. Mimic an Instant Message Experience. A lot of people use some sort of instant messaging application like Skype, AIM, or Messenger.

Virtual instructor-led training: a step-by-step guide

TalentLMS

An instant messaging app is first and foremost useful for reaching out to the instructor with questions that need to be answered on the spot. Sometimes, you might just want to share a presentation, a web page, or a file that is complementary but not essential to the lesson. The post Virtual instructor-led training: a step-by-step guide appeared first on TalentLMS Blog.

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