Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. Jon Garfunkle on the backchannel at conferences (from a blog post comment). Liveblogging an Online Conference - Experiencing eLearning , April 17, 2008 Wendy Wickham asked a good question in the comments on TCC08: Second Life: Teaching Tips from the Virtual Frontier: Christy - are you using 2 computers (one for blogging, one for the conference ), or just one?

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources. A PLN is “a system of interpersonal connections and resources that support informal learning” (Trust, 2012). Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Torrey Trust is my guest blogger.

Trending Sources

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources. A PLN is “a system of interpersonal connections and resources that support informal learning” (Trust, 2012). Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Torrey Trust is my guest blogger.

E-Learning Uncovered | Blog

E-learning Uncovered

Follow Us on Twitter Sign Up For Our Mailing List Subscribe to the RSS Feed Contact Us E-Learning Uncovered E-Learning Uncovered Home Concept to Execution Articulate Lectora Other Topics Blog Custom Development Review of Snap!

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


Guys the most of you find these posts a valuable resource for the e-Learning community. I'm going to link this post on my blog, too, and recommend it into the conversation I'm in on Amplify. Just posted my extended thoughts on my own blog, Christopher.

15 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 16

Upside Learning

Here are handouts, lesson plans, worksheets, websites, blogs, wikis, forums and nings in digital storytelling that you need for teaching & learning. The second generation of the iPad is here.

My Learning Tools

ID Reflections

Resource links, suggestions, insights that have taught me more in a year than I learned in the previous five 2. Amplify bridges the gap that micro-blogging seems to have created in the blogosphere with people sharing links to great posts and maybe a few words on Twitter.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Looking for THE SCORM Resource? At the conclusion of the webinar they gave a tour of some of the available resources on their site. 10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. Fraught Decisions - Usable Learning , June 22, 2010 The last post (on the pay gap in e-Learning ) was a bit of a digression in terms of topics for this blog, but it kind of wasn’t at the same time. Looking for THE SCORM Resource?

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Typically this involves many of the same aspects as above: document sharing, calendar, discussion, resources, links, profiles, contacts, etc. They had profiles, directories, blogs to help foster sharing between spread out teams. Using SharePoint for Event Planning & Organizing Just like we used a Wiki one year and Ning another to support the online conference LearnTrends , SharePoint can be used to manage all types of events, especially internal events.

10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with e's

Connected Classroom blog. Sure, sending tweets and posting on Nings has had a great impact on my thinking and doing, but it's more than that. I started in social media to share resources easily with teachers in a very small district. Steven W.

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Daily Bookmarks 05/14/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Observations from the beginning of a high school project with Ning, Animoto, and Flickr. Most of the insight is around how Ning facilitates conversations between students and lets the teacher join the discussion. Students are engaged with Ning; they are personalizing their spaces and giving each other constructive feedback. Anyone can swap an writing pad for a blog, there is no value in that. The Many Hats of an Instructional Designer.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. When he moved to consulting and didn’t have an IT department and those resources, he realized he had to do something different. Idea from Will Richardson: what do you do when you read a blog post and come across an interesting few sentences? Makes it explicit by posting to his blog.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. I see it in blog posts, comments, posts, LrnChat discussions, and all sorts of places. It should provide access to courses when those are relevant, resources/job aids, and eCommunity tools too. Blogs and Forums as Communication and Learning Tools in a MOOC.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

It resulted in a great learning experience and a quite good resource. I mentioned that I either do that through working documents or through a blog. Blogs are an excellent way to allow the work team to see stream of thought of team members.

Getting Help

Tony Karrer

I looked at a couple examples this recently in LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers This topic came up again in a discussion - Blogging to ask for Help - Colin asked: If you need input from like-minded people around the world, where's the best place to ask? Today I posted a request for reader input in my blog because I didn't know where else I could ask for help from people outside my company. My post New Work is about changes in work skills.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 26, 27, 28

Learning Visions

Monday, September 17, 2007 31 Days: Days 26, 27, 28 Im cleaning house and trying to to finish up with the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Challenge. Join us at the Building a Better Blog Ning Group. Day 28 Write a Mission Statement for Your Blog Ok. So why do you blog?

Brandon Hall Network - Back from the Dead?

Tony Karrer

We've been building this for a large part of the past year, constantly tweaking the service and offering new capabilities in order to make it the premier place for learning professionals and talent managers to collaborate, share resources and make new connections. If you've read other blogs claiming the Network is dead, consider that a great exaggeration! and Brandon Hall Researchers Blogging - Implications? Maybe Brandon Hall or a Ning community will take off.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

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. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Would the better approach be to create a real-closed community using something like Ning? Have you looked at ning? Clarence, I have looked a bit at Ning, mostly via Jay Crosss Ning group. Whats been your experience with Ning? Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Slow Evolution of Learning Solutions

Tony Karrer

The Institute didn't include any courses from suppliers such as Learning Tree, but was rich with resources from Books24x7, TechChek (a web-based technical skills assessment tool), internal company communities and knowledge sharing wikis. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Great post from Charles Jennings – Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

SharePoint Update

Tony Karrer

If you are interested in attending, go to the Learn Trends Ning Site and sign-up. Allison Anderson Manager Leadership Learning Environments Intel Using SharePoint as a one-stop-stop for our Career Development instructors around the globe, to access the tools and resources they need. Anne will describe how SharePoint is used and impl;emented to prduce public blogs and web sites based on feeds from categories and locations.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Work Skills Workshop Take Action to Get Results If you felt that you should be doing something after hearing this, I would highly recommend taking the following immediate steps: I'll be doing posts periodically as follow-up to this session, so I'd highly recommend taking this as an opportunity to subscribe to my blog via email or an RSS Reader. Review the post - Information Radar - and use the information there to set up your radar and start a new blog. Any tips/resources?

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0

Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I actually think that Facebook and Ning are heading in the right direction by becoming platforms for social networking solutions. and then resume the more ad hoc mixture of blogs I've been using for many years. LinkedIn requires even less ongoing work and is a FANTASTIC resource when you are looking for expertise. I agree with George around blogs being a great learning and networking tool.

The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Big Question on the Learning Circuit's Blog is about Social Networking and finding help and expertise if you have a question or a concern for which you need input and/or advice.

What Tools Should We Learn?


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags ASTD , resources , tools What Tools Should We Learn? by Kevin on June 7th, 2010 The Big Question at the Learning Circuit’s Blog for June is “What Tools Should We Learn?”

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Performance Learning Productivity

Despite moving some activity onto the Internet and getting its journalists blogging the company is still struggling. Current blog postings include '4 tips for selling your gold' and 'it's enough to make your stomach hurt' – with more tips, this time for avoiding heartburn.


Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

at Booz Allen: The Series - Portals and KM , January 20, 2010 More Resources on Discussion Forums, Communities: Forums vs. Social Networks? Engaged Learning , November 23, 2009 Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank - eLearning Technology , September 15, 2009 The new look Captivate forum - Adobe Captivate Blog , April 8, 2009 I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. What is Ning (and what can I use it for)? Top 20 E-Learning Blogs for 2009 + Some Reflections on 2009 - The E-Learning Curve , December 14, 2009. Top Learning Resources of 2009 - Learn and Lead , December 23, 2009. Blending Learning with Social Technology Components - Upside Learning Blog , December 22, 2009. 5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips - Rapid eLearning Blog , December 8, 2009.

Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

Kapp Notes

But Facebook , LinkedIn , Ning and IntroNetworks are all great tools for having academically focused learning communities in an online setting. Additionally, blogs are great for activities like: Clarification of Terms. Posting a Collection of Valuable Resources. Today I am presenting at Immaculata University on the topic of Creating a Vibrant Learning Community as part of a faculty workshop.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

Responses varied, but this is what came back: Captivate Articulate Camtasia SnagIt Ning Fireworks Adobe Lectora Google And the eLearning Guild got a few mentions Granted, this was a moment in time on Twitter, so were probably talking about a particular sector of the universe that replied to my question.but.nonetheless.what stands out about this list? For me, tools and online resources automatically come to mind.

ISTE2013 Presenter Profiles: Kristin Daniels

Visual Lounge

She penned a guest post on our blog about flipped professional development earlier this year. Learn how you can use video resources for staff communication and teacher professional development. Innovation is the result of time, space, and resources needed to problem solve.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Facebook has Tipped

Learning Visions

Some of it may be peer-group / cohort stuff, as in a great deal of professional success coming prior to the explosion of personal websites, blogs, etc. That may change as more of my friends and blogging buddies begin to use facebook as an email replacement. Almost immediately, I hooked into an old (read: VERY old) friend from high school, and had a chat which became a 71 member Ning and a huge realworld 40th high school reunion.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

If you’ve followed this blog long enough, you’ll know that I am big on presentation skills. Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials - Rapid eLearning Blog , April 20, 2010 A few weeks ago I offered some advice on how to become an elearning pro without spending a dime. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 Moodle is a good LMS with which has grown over the years and offers a host of functionality and features that are very useful to have in an LMS.

Teaching the Social Web

eLearning Development

I’ve seen discussions and blog posts about appropriate use of social tools like Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and FriendFeed in the workplace. Are kids being prepared to use social tools as resources? When do we start demanding that workers also demonstrate effective use of Twitter or LinkedIn or Ning or blogging? Yesterday my wife got a message on Facebook from a friend asking for advice on how to handle a young teenage girl’s use of MySpace.

DevLearn 2009 – Day 3 Recap

eLearning Weekly

Cammy Bean did an awesome job (again) of live-blogging this morning’s keynote. Rodolfo and his team used Ning as their social network and it flourished in the first 3 months… until their internal IT department found out about it. Rodolfo’s slides will be available on the DevLearn Resources page. Ah, the final day of DevLearn 2009. It’s been so much fun!