Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 22, 2019

Mike Taylor

Here is a shot of the best things of the week from learning, design and technology. For a counter view, from Carol Dweck ( @mindsetworks ) herself, see “ Growth mindset is on a firm foundation, but we’re still building the house” Learning, Design & Technology Miscellany.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Firefox coming to Symbian, Windows Mobile and Linux

Mark Oehlert

Once/if/when WiMax or something like it hits, then bandwidth becomes ubiquitous and always available - that seems to be a perfect storm to combine with enhanced browser capabilities.anybody have any other technology (besides batteries) that will be more important to the mobile learning experience than the browser? We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semantic Technology Primer (found via Stephen D)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « video jug test | Main | "The Book of Learning and Forgetting" » June 14, 2007 Semantic Technology Primer (found via Stephen D) Thanks to Stephen for finding this great rundown on the semantic world. From the site: "Semantic technologies include software standards and methodologies thatare aimed at providing more explicit meaning for the information thatsat our disposal.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

» February 11, 2008 "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) ( story link ) Now this is what I call an *LMS (lecture management system).

6 Tools for Designers to Create Truly Accessible Content

Magic EdTech

The online sphere has become an indispensable resource for almost every aspect of life, from recreation to education and employment to healthcare and even business. Firefox Accessibility Extension.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee)

Mark Oehlert

"So heres the flip test: imagine that current corporate collaboration and communication technologies were exclusively E2.0 platforms -- blogs, wikis, etc. -- and all of a sudden a crop ofnew channel technologies -- email, instant messaging, text messaging-- became available. How, in the flip-test universe,would the new channel technologies be received?"

Why Do We Need a Content Modernization Strategy Now More than Ever Before?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

To adapt to technology disruptions and meet the modern-day learners’ demands, many organizations are looking at modernizing their existing learning material. It provides an opportunity for business leaders to align strategic objectives. Technology Disruptions.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. Firefox joins the crowd.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. These broader business ecosystems naturally bring opportunities to offer extended online training.

HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla

Aptara

Making mobile browsers more compatible with HTML5 will naturally help the technology excel, as developers are looking for a standard that will work across these devices. Information Technology. HTML5 making inroads with Apple and Mozilla.

Tools for Effective Content Development

Your Training Edge

It all starts with the choice of the design template that best suits your need: a graphic for a blog, a poster, a business card, an invitation, an A4 document, a presentation, a Facebook header and other things.

BLOG: The death knell for IE6 and what it means for everyone (yep even you!)

Unicorn Training

It wasn't very compliant with technology standards but many websites and business systems were built against its non-standard way of working.As

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Mistakes made in Academic Blogs - Don't Waste Your Time , June 3, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Presentation: Camtasia in eLearning - Don't Waste Your Time , June 4, 2009 Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency? eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave?

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to SQL

General Assembly

In today’s digital age, we’re constantly bombarded with information about new apps, transformative technologies, and the latest and greatest artificial intelligence system. As an example, let’s look at Los Angeles building permit data, business listings, and census data.

LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

Large and small companies alike need access to innovative technology to better prepare employees for both the virtual workspace and real-world applications. It works hand-in-hand with Microsoft’s leading technology to offer the world’s most accessible experiential learning.

Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

images/css_images/gradient.gif) repeat-x top; height:25px; border-top: 0px solid #1f3349; border-bottom: 0px solid #1f3349 } Below you can find several screenshots from the theme (as is rendered on FireFox 3.6) Compatibility Rounded corners are supported by Firefox and Safari.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hinchcliffe Visual on Next-Gen Apps

Mark Oehlert

We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Recent Podcasts from Harvard and Wesley Freyer on Innovation, Learning Orgs and IP

Mark Oehlert

Featured Guest: George Stalk, author of 5 Future Strategies You Need Right Now, a new book in the Harvard Business Press Memo to the CEO series. HBR IdeaCast 83: Learning Organizations & HBR Editors Preview Featured Guests: Harvard Business School professors David Garvin and Amy Edmonson; Harvard Business Review editor Thomas A. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0 eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

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. TechCrunch has a great article which looks at the major efforts through the lens of Firefoxs effort - Prism. But Prism has one big advantage: akiller app in the form of Firefox.

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5

Matrix

A lot of technological advances support this pull method, with most LMSs permitting the embed of multimedia content files in the online courses. The last few years had witnessed a strong debate over the two technologies that make possible the embedding of multimedia content files in a web page: Flash and HTML5. Flash is a mature technology that runs well on all browsers, including older versions of Internet Explorer, which some businesses still use.

100 More Tools for Learning

Mike Taylor

Project.co – project mgt for service businesses. Firefox Send. Moosend: Email Marketing Automation Platform for Thriving Businesses. Chart Maker for busy people | Chartify. Take Your Business Online with Ease: Create Your Website with Mozello.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Vintage Tech Predictions - Some eerily right.

Mark Oehlert

The blog " Modern Mechanix " says that it covers "Yesterdays Technology Today" so true. Some right: "A business associate wants a sketch of a new kind of impeller your firmis putting out for sports boats.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 8: Ray Kurzweil Keynote

Mark Oehlert

We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay 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): Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) | Main | "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week) » August 28, 2007 Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence " I will argue here against the idea that convergence should be understood primarily as a technological process bringing together multiple media functions with in the same devices.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): So here I sit, technically in-between jobs.

Mark Oehlert

federal government working in the e-Learning Technology Center (eLTC) at the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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Rich content being viewed on mobile devices

Aptara

Businesses are gravitating toward rich content to spread their messages. On seeing how effective content is at attracting consumer attention, businesses all began to use this as a promotional tactic. Rich content being viewed on mobile devices.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Your LMS Is a Control Freak

Mark Oehlert

» September 13, 2007 Your LMS Is a Control Freak Tony Karrer points to and expands on a post at Dicole on Horizontal Technologies for Learning. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gamelab Institute of Play | Main | I swear.this is why people switch to Apple.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Of General Interest to Edupatents

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Web-based collaboration and presentation tools | Main | "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal) » April 18, 2007 Of General Interest to Edupatents (from the Washington Post) (be aware - read this soon before it passes into the archive.and please explain to me why I have to pay for OLD news?)

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Crunchies.a new Web award backed by some high-powered folks.

Mark Oehlert

We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Thinking about conferences.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Lars Hyland - Lars is Learning Good to see Learning Technologies , Mobile Learning come up for Lars. Ken Allan - Blogger in Middle-earth Ken talks about everything including some that come up for me Writing a Blog , Analytics , Communities of Practice , Photoshop , Pipes , Firefox , RSS. We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

The George Mason University Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University invite you to attend the 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium to be held on June 3, 4 & 5, 2008 in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Danger of "Quick Wins

Mark Oehlert

is soooo much less about technology than about culture (Duh Mark, I know), then I am also becoming more and more convinced of the danger of quick wins. I guess what I am saying is that we should stop acting like changing any organization to take advantage of new technologies or ideas is hard, hard work and we need to respect that, fund like we understand that and invest in ways that indicate we see beyond the next quarter.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

I did a WAY early "Breakfast Byte" session this morning on managing emerging technologies - good turnout and amazingly consistent focus on FEAR as the leading problem in implementing new technologies for learning. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

Let’s start right in, can you tell me just a little bit about your business and your background, how you got started and where you’re at today. I think this applies not just to our business but to any business. Can LearnDash and WordPress support a large number of learners?