Second Life is not a teaching tool

The Learning Circuits

Every week or so I hear about a company looking to Second Life as a teaching environment. First, I have to say that Second Life is a great Web 2.0/massively multiplayer environment. I respect the ability of people to make money in Second Life. I respect the ability of people to "hang" in Second Life. I think it is great that companies are prototyping visual and structural designs in Second Life.

Learning on the Holodeck

Jay Cross

I don’t expect 3D learning environments to thrive in Second Life. Second Life is a pioneer and is the gorilla in the 3D space right now. Tags: Metrics of organizational learning The process of Innovation

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

Main | Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project » March 25, 2008 "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet) ( ZDNet Story , Media Metrics Press Release w/ more readable numbers) Check out those numbers.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

When providers claim to tie reporting for reimbursement into performance improvement metrics, we expect EHR-integrated performance improvement to reach the Peak of Inflated Expectations. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

When providers claim to tie reporting for reimbursement into performance improvement metrics, we expect EHR-integrated performance improvement to reach the Peak of Inflated Expectations. A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Take Marcia’s view to 2009: Formal/Informal vs. Intentional/Unintentional Formal intentional: classes, meetings, elearning, virtual experiences Informal unintentional: social media, search, conversations, play, life. Intention gives you metrics and measurement. You will lose the battle if try to come up with metrics around totally informal learning. What are the metrics? Amount of time to move info through a salesforce – maybe the metric is time).

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Prediction #2 => Virtual Classroom Tools - Meeting Tool + Second Life Lite A medium size Virtual Classroom / Meeting Tool will announce features in 2008 that are not 3D immersive, but that are more like Mii characters in a 2.5D Prediction #6 => Metrics-Driven Performance and Learning Interventions My article coming out in January will spark discussion around what is actually a quite common model. The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Roy takes business line; Will takes the professional learning side. Roy : "If Im a business leader, I really need to know if training is working in order to invest $$." This can be done by learning and/or business leaders. Underlying business needs are clearly articulated.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Success metrics for learning will be based on content access, views, involvement and downloads. What if you are still in the content creation business? This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

76% said L&D was not critical to business outcomes. Altimeter Group defines digital transformation as: “the realignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital customers at every touchpoint in the customer experience lifecycle.”*

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Tony Karrer

Free Virtual Conference => Discussions We held our second annual Learn Trends conference. 2008 Prediction #6 => Metrics-Driven Performance and Learning Interventions My article coming out in January will spark discussion around what is actually a quite common model.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): CNET/Webwares Top 100 Web 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 typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

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Come Together

Jay Cross

The use of instant messaging migrated from high school to corporate life. Software such as Second Life allows executives — in avatar form — to give presentations to one another in virtual boardrooms. Come Together, Right Now. Jay Cross.

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

Mark Oehlert

That strategy is the long pole in the tent - it is the metric that we can measure our actions against. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

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