Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Actually, I’m curious if Open Content ever is not Creative Commons? In any case, to understand the use of Open Content, it’s important to understand Creative Commons licensing. Creative Commons Licensing Terms Creative Commons licensing terms. Most of the OCW content appears to come under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0

Music Licensing

TechSmith Camtasia

To help clear up some of these confusions, I’ve explained a few of the common licenses and provided resources to download music with these licenses: Can’t see the video? Creative Commons License. There are a variety of different creative commons licenses, but they all have one thing in common: they’re free. They even have a tool that can help you develop your own creative commons license for your work. This post is part of a series.

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How to Create Effective Test Questions

CourseArc

If every student answers a question correctly, does that mean your question is too easy, or is it a perfect example of an effective test question? How to Create Effective Tests and Quizzes. Image: “ Quiz ” by Animated Heaven, via Flickr Creative Commons License.

Inspire to learn

Learning with 'e's

All of my content is licensed under Creative Commons, so that others who wish to, can freely use it, repurpose it, and redistribute it without cost. For me, it's the best possible discipline to apply to my practice as I strive to become a better teacher and a more effective learner. Photo by Alan Chia on Wikimedia Commons Inspire to learn by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. Luckily, there’s a proven process that helps you measure the effectiveness of your courses and start to fix any problems in their delivery. How to Implement Effectiveness Measurement Plans. It should also be noted that this approach to measuring course effectiveness highlights the results of training.

5 Ways Social Learning Can Lead to an Effective Remote Onboarding Process

Obsidian Learning

Image licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Albert Bandura, 1997) How can we take this premise and apply it to make the onboarding process—and more specifically, a remote onboarding process—more effective? Gamification can be an effective strategy in this regard.

FREE resources for eLearning Development

PulseLearning

Here we list our favorite free resources covering music, pictures, and fonts: Free sound effects and music Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Our ID and Development team are constantly looking at new resources when developing eLearning and online training content.

#EDENchat How effective is mobile learning?

Learning with 'e's

British Summer Time when we will engage in a free flowing, question driven discussion on the question ''How effective is mobile learning?'' Photo by Johan Larsson on Wikimedia Commons #EDENchat How effective is mobile learning? by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Mobile communication has become increasingly popular for a number of reasons.

How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

eLearning Brothers

Inconvenience and inconsistent access aside, the main thing that can complicate this approach to sourcing images is the fact that royalty free and Creative Commons may not always be what they seem. Using images under a “Creative Commons” license does not guarantee that those images are free from copyright or that are they free for use in whatever capacity you choose.

The ripple effect

Learning with 'e's

Anyone who is interested in the social media phenomenon would be very interested to read this from Abday Adhikari, writing in the Guardian : Every time we publish information on the internet, we are effectively starting a conversation, because people can respond or react to it. We are susceptible to the ripple effect, but direction changes can be made if the network requires them.

Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India

Many instructional designers add music and/or other sound effects to make their e-learning courses more interesting for learners. So, why don’t we provide background music and/or other sound effects in our e-learning courses ? It is also important to remember, we should add music and/or sound effects only when they enhance the learning experience. Audionautix : All music in this online collection is created by Jason Shaw and released under the Creative Commons License 3.0.

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The hidden audience effect

Learning with 'e's

In effect, S'cool Radio is taking a similar approach to Dave Mitchell's Quadblogging concept but developing it in another direction. What both projects have in common is their capitalisation on the 'hidden audience' effect. Clearly, the hidden audience effect is only one of the components that make projects such as Quadblogging and S'cool Radio a success. A splendid time was had by all at yesterday's bMoble12 event.

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Is it a Classroom or a Prison? Some Common Sense on Measuring Training Effectiveness

Mindflash

This is the type of common sense that doesn’t turn into ROI, but I think more accurately measures many programs. Until I find a truly wonderful way to measure performance, I do pay a lot of attention to pure, simple common sense to find my my failures and make my training better. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user ms.akr. Measuring L&D drives me a bit bonkers, because it’s so often poorly done. It’s not that I hate numbers.

Why Mixing It Up With Employees Makes Trench Instructors More Effective

Mindflash

Meetings became more effective. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user star5112. About a month ago, I gave up my office and set up in the cubicles with the rest of my employees. My move probably surprised some people. After all, getting a private office is one of the trappings of being in management.

Royalty Free Music for eLearning

eFront

You can insert midi files (very small size) into PowerPoint presentations for great music effects. Danosongs run by Dan O’Connor and has his creative commons free royalty free music for production site. FreeSFX is a UK based side where you can download free sound effects. These high quality music tracks will make your projects more effective and sound more professional. =>

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Effective design using PPT as a tool. It’s very easy to load content on slides – but it takes more creativity to move learner to actual understanding! Organize: outlines headings graphics structure text (compare/contrast, cause/effect, classification order/sequence) Integrate: illustrations with captions animation with narration worked-out examples elaborative questions Take all of the info and make better sense of it for the learner.

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Individual Motivational Profile – For all to use and needing your help

Learning Cafe

Note from Learning Cafe Producer – Individual Motivational Profile is the one of the first “open source” or “creative common” initiative that Learning Cafe will support. Effective LearningThe sun was shining, the view of the harbour was stunning, I was excited about the material I was about to deliver, and by the first morning break of a two-day project-management course it had already become a fiasco.

The Four Types of Online Courses to Create

Superb Learning

From schools to businesses, online courses have quickly become an effective alternative to in-class courses, helping people to continue to learn wherever they are. Image Credit: Unsplash under Creative Commons. Online learning has never been more important than now.

The labelling game

Learning with 'e's

The Pygmalion effect , as it''s known can be beneficial. The reverse (or the Golem effect ) can also occur. Photo by Eddie Codel on Flickr The labelling game by Steve Wheeler was written in Istanbul, Turkey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 education Golem effect learning Pygmalion in the Classroom Rosenthal and Jacobson schools Self Fulfilling Prophecy teachers

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar on Webinars!

Learning Visions

Join Kineos Mark Harrison for a free webinar on webinars: Building effective content for your online sessions. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Kineo Webinar on Webinars!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar

Learning Visions

Monday, July 13, 2009 Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. Keeping costs down: Given the pace of change, product knowledge e-learning has got to be cost effective, otherwise the maintenance costs will be prohibitive. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study

Learning Visions

Sunday, August 23, 2009 Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study Kineo will be holding a free webinar on developing cost-effective compliance training on Thursday, August 27, 2009. Rapid E-learning provides an alternative to develop compliance training cost-effectively and quickly. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

eLearning Tip: The Difference Between Copyright Free and Royalty Free

eLearning Brothers

Finding quality assets (images, sound effects, video, etc.) Creative Commons – These licenses allow creators to communicate which rights they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or other creators. Fair Use – A limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work. A common misconception is that “Royalty Free” means that the asset is free. Creative Commons

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Copyright and Intellectual Property in Instructional Design

Obsidian Learning

In learning and development, and instructional and graphics design, it can be tempting to use such resources to demonstrate a procedure (YouTube video), illustrate a point (funny photo/meme), or simply improve the auditory and/or visual presentation of your content (sound effects/cool graphics). Copyright and intellectual property laws remain in effect, and your company and/or clients could face liability issues if the deliverables you present contain music, images, videos, etc.,

Identity in a digital age

Learning with e's

We wanted to test out our ideas on the 'celebrity effect' in which people change their behaviour when they meet face to face with a famous person. Another interesting effect was that on each occasion, although the only speaking person was the unknown person, the shop assistants were observed answering Matthew Kelly, and maintained eye contact with him rather than the speaker. 1972) Effects of feeling good on helping: Cookies and kindness.

#CoronaVirus, class closures and communication

Learning with 'e's

One meta-study database (established in 2004) shows that online learning (when done effectively) is at least as effective, if not more effective than traditional courses.

Attention to detail

Learning with 'e's

Recent films credits include the digital effects for The Adventures of Tin Tin, District 9, Master and Commander, The Lovely Bones, Avatar and King Kong. Hundreds of very talented people work behind these doors, making miniature and 'bigature' models, digital effects, green screen rendering, costume, set and prop design, animation - you name it. Photo taken by Ted Guise Attention to detail by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives

CourseArc

Scientists, economists, accountants, and mathematicians all have one thing in common: they all deal in “absolutes.” To be effectively measured, these objectives must be framed in terms of the ABCD guidelines proposed by educational psychologist and theorist Robert Mager to include: A = Audience. Image: “ Bullseye ” by Emilio Kuffer, via Flickr Creative Commons License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Mate Demo

Learning Visions

Thursday, March 15, 2007 Learning Mate Demo Im in search of good examples of cheap but effective e-Learning in the vein of the 21st century designer (web 2.0, Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

In the end, the massive quantity of information that’s available at our fingertips, whether in blog posts, journal articles, or even television news, doesn’t matter nearly as much as how effectively we make sense of it all, and what sense we make of it. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0

New Year Resolutions for Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

Every year brings new hope to do things better, more successfully, and more effectively. How will we go about making changes to our daily activities and be a more effective business partner, regardless of our role? This work by Tom Spiglanin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This work by Tom Spiglanin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0

I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social

Tom Spiglanin

We may follow a manual to effect a repair we’ve never attempted before. Learning by experience can be quite effective. ” But while effective, it isn’t terribly efficient on its own. Learning alone may be effective, but very inefficient. It’s efficient in some ways, but it’s not effective. It seems to be both effective and efficient at transferring skills, knowledge, and even attitudes about the Starbucks customer experience.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Monday, June 18, 2007 Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking From the Eide Neurolearning Blog: Voluntary Control of Attention - Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking There is a yin and yang effect between visual and auditory attention. Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down. Maybe the "underadditive effect" occurs when a multimedia presentation does all the thinking for you.

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I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

While every organization in the world is unique, most have characteristics in common. All employees are ultimately connected to one another through a common purpose to succeed and fulfill the mission of the organization. Sharing a common purpose and vision may be the most basic element of connectedness for employees, but it’s very loose and at a high-level. High performing individuals commonly enjoy even higher levels of connectedness within the organization.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0?

Learning Visions

this clearly effects how we should all be designing and building courses now. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 16, 2007 eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0?

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

It may not have been effective, but it was accessible to a large, geographically dispersed audience. We need to abandon hope of being providers of content, which is inherently non-scalable, and instead develop effective ways to facilitate informal, social, and professional learning in the workplace. This work by Tom Spiglanin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0

Motivated Learners Find A Way

Tom Spiglanin

Despite all these challenges, Ari is learning to use the eyegaze device effectively. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Let me start by introducing my daughter, Arianna. She’s now seven, and she has cerebral palsy. She’s unable to sit upright or stand and is virtually nonverbal.