Learning in 3D Summer 2009: Class Five

Kapp Notes

We started in Second Life and then we went to ProtoSphere and then to Centra and then back to Second Life. Also, check out this particle generation script at Particles-LSL-Generator so you can create your own particle effects. Scripting tips from Matt.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

Some of the components that can be blended into an effective learning curriculum are: · Classroom Training. · Interactive Web-based Training. · Self-paced Training. · Email communication. · Print-based workbooks. · On-line job aids. · Virtual classroom. · On-demand learning & Collaboration. · (i.e. Monitor progress and learning effectiveness of the blended learning solution.

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Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Attending an ISTE Meeting in SL

Kapp Notes

Also, when people got "bored" they would stand or even fly or jump.interesting, never had that in an actual classroom (flying that is) One thing I think that should happen once a meeting starts is that protocols are created for making the meeting effective.

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Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

We offer a solution for working teams to help improve the quality and effectiveness of their meetings. But we found that to run an effective meeting we would have multiple applications going and we were constantly switching between apps: MS Word for the agenda, Evernote for note taking, Web Conferencing for screen sharing, you get the idea. 3) How is Lucid Meetings different from other meeting software such as GoTo Meetings, Saba’s Centra or Adobe Connect?

8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Technology as the Solution In some cases, the learning and development professionals of the organization don't want to take a hard look at the effectiveness of their programs. If they can sit in a virtual environment for 30 minutes and collaborate effectively without leaving their desk, they'll buy into the technology to save some time. Virtual Classrooms are Really Boring We've all multi-tasked while attending a WebEx, Centra Session or an Adobe Connect presentation.

Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

This was accomplished using Bupa’s Saba Centra virtual classroom platform. The team still delivers some one day, face-to-face courses, but with a shift in emphasis away from simply teaching software applications towards focusing on how those applications can be used to help you work more effectively. Production values play second fiddle to simplicity and effectiveness.

LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

Saba’s native & long-standing social learning toolset includes Wikis, Communities of Practice, User-generated content capture and exchange, Discussion Forums, Q&A, Expert location, RSS, Search-based learning and — significantly — Saba Centra, a real-time collaborative capability for Web-conferencing, e-Meetings & Virtual Classes. The sixth LMS in the LMSs that kick ass Friday series is Saba.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

If we give people access to broadband, and they learn how to effectively use the new digital tools, how can we be sure they become digitally literate? A Deliberate and Effective PLE - Learnadoodledastic , September 17, 2010 Thinking about my own PLE in relation to the reading led me to developing my own PLE Model. Conversation was a more effective teacher than school. Centra (4). Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective. Remember Digital Think, SmartForce, Pensare, NETg, KnowledgeNet, UNext, Docent, One Touch, Centra, InterWise, and their brethren? Studies) Most corporate training is an example of the “Streetlight Effect.”. Besides, learning on the job is more effective than learning outside of the job. Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Executive Summary 3. Where Corporate Learning Came From 3.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

This was the first time I presented on this topic and the first time I led a session using Saba’s Centra platform. Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Central Florida. Here are the slides from an online session I did yesterday on Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace. Great questions, great crowd, no big tech issues. Cammy Bean took some notes and gratuitously posted them on her blog.

O Collaboration - Where Art Thou?

The Learning Circuits

I believe that for any effective learning event (events come together to form a continuous learning experience) a structure of before/during/after applies. For example during university my most effective classes were the ones that we prepared for ahead of time by reading the materials and then came to class ready to discuss. The same principles still apply online because they apply to effective learning , regardless of the delivery medium.