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.

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. One important factor to consider when measuring behavioral changes is whether learners have the appropriate environmental support (e.g.

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Inspire to learn

Learning with 'e's

Universities are replete with lecture capture tools, interactive media, web based content and personal response technologies; students arrive equipped with social media and mobile devices; technology supported distance education has been long established; universities are experimenting with flipped classrooms, gaming and MOOCs. 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.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. In the new connected workplace, current training, e-learning or blended learning services, which take a top-down, ”command and control” approach to organising and managing “learning” will not be appropriate to support these new ways of working and learning. 2 – Performance Support Services.

Tools for Effective Content Development

Your Training Edge

This effect generally occurs to a greater or lesser extent with any content and therefore it is more than advisable to use them wherever possible. So, without further ado, here is a list of tools that you can use for effective content development: 1. The really problematic thing about this is that you cannot always trust the images supposedly free (Creative Commons, etc.)

7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with 'e's

I have used these to great effect with smaller groups to enable them to document and share their progress during project work. I''m certain there must be other methods out there that lecturers use to support greater interaction with their students. Photo from Search Engine People Blog 7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The hidden audience effect

Learning with 'e's

She reported great learning results through activities supported through the use of games, mobile technology, video, music technology and other specialised software. 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. A splendid time was had by all at yesterday's bMoble12 event.

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The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

Perhaps it’s tempting to blame the design process for failing to produce effective solutions, but I would disagree. They may also include online social components, performance support options, Internet-based resources, internal proprietary content, video, learner-produced content, and much more. This in no way suggests we give up responsibility for developing effective formal workplace training.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Dialogue is an important aspect of learning and the MOOCs support conversation. Wrote Inge de Waard in her #lsmag article, Seamless Learning: Forget MOOCs, Mobile Learning, and Ubiquitous Access : “ Creating support for optimized individual learning (such as creating personal learning environments) is as important as collaborative learning and peer-to-peer learning in this networked world. These require adept facilitation, good design and effective content creation and curation.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Dialogue is an important aspect of learning and the MOOCs support conversation. Wrote Inge de Waard in her #lsmag article, Seamless Learning: Forget MOOCs, Mobile Learning, and Ubiquitous Access : “ Creating support for optimized individual learning (such as creating personal learning environments) is as important as collaborative learning and peer-to-peer learning in this networked world. These require adept facilitation, good design and effective content creation and curation.

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. We look forward to supporting many such projects. Effective Learning

The labelling game

Learning with 'e's

The Pygmalion effect , as it''s known can be beneficial. Perhaps this is because when teachers believe students are bright or hard working, they tend to lavish a little more time on supporting them than they do students who they believe to be less able or less hard working. The reverse (or the Golem effect ) can also occur. and they will be relying on you to support them. Last week I arrived at London Heathrow''s Terminal 5, dragging my luggage behind me.

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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. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. 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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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. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

#LearningIs mobile

Learning with 'e's

However, these are still used effectively by those who desire to access educational opportunities to which they would otherwise have no access. 3) Learners need consistent, reliable access to learning materials, but also connections to peers and teachers if learning by mobile is to be effective. This addresses number 3, and provides learners with a lifeline when they are in need of motivation, inspiration and support.

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. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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.,

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I was taking a stand against accommodating learning styles and cited several online articles supporting my position. The latter results from thinking critically about a topic and considering multiple positions, not just those that support your own thinking. 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

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. ” Instructor-led sessions conveyed knowledge from “experts” and were supported by slides. It’s efficient in some ways, but it’s not effective.

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#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. As early as 2001, Thomas Russell's No Significant Difference studies gave a first indication of the effectiveness of distance and online learning methods. Plenty of Creative Commons licensed content and Open Educational Resource material is already available on the Web.

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, Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. 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

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I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

I recently came across this description, which fits well: “A PLN is an aspect of (the larger professional network), where the individual has a group of people within his or her virtual professional network, and the relationship with each is based upon a common interest, collaborative project or research. Recognizing this learning and making good use of it requires effective personal knowledge management practices.

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

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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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. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. 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.

How to Measure the Impact of Training on Your Bottom Line

CourseArc

According to the Donald Kirkpatrick’ Evaluation Model for determining training effectiveness, Level 4 seeks to assess “the degree to which targeted outcomes occur as a result of the training and the support and accountability package”. Here are 4 best practices for how to measure training effectiveness: Output Increases: If your training is targeted to enhance output, use the training-induced incremental unit costs to justify the ROI for implementing your eLearning course.

I Believe in the Inverse Relationship Between Experience and the Value of Formal Learning

Tom Spiglanin

At others, it’s performance support, coaching and mentoring, or possibly connecting one employee with others. While social scientists may be able to arrive at detailed, data-supported shapes for the curves, I completely believe in this inverse relationship between experience and the value of formal learning. For one, it’s a decision support tool when considering whether a formal solution is appropriate or not.

Desire paths

Learning with 'e's

Image from Wikimedia Commons I have argued for a while that the success of digital learning environments such as the LMS ( Learning Management System ) is based on a fine balance. He wanted to see the user experience effects and how they played out.

14 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 18

Upside Learning

Many schools and classrooms all over are investing in mobile devices and educators want to know how to use them effectively, the apps to consider and more. The global video game industry now makes more money than Hollywood, but UK publishers are struggling – thanks to high wages, a skills shortage and no government support. 30+ Places To Find Creative Commons Media. This time we decided to do our homework, pack our bags and take a trip down the school days.

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I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

In the last several articles , we focused on aspects of the changing workplace and also discussed behaviors that those of us in the learning and development (L&D) role can adopt to help improve our effectiveness. The hierarchy is commonly represented with the org chart, a two-dimensional block diagram showing the authoritative wiring of the organization. Organizations must acknowledge this and develop new ways to support these internal networks to do important work.

What a Difference a Year Makes

Tom Spiglanin

As I work through the online agenda planner, I’m looking sessions that help me better understand how to connect training to corporate strategy and how to improve the effectiveness of face-to-face training opportunities. And I have to say the challenge of doing so, mentoring my technical experts who created the courses, and doing things in more effective ways has been gratifying.

Assessment in the digital age

Learning with 'e's

In principle, each of the four pedagogical perspective seem discrete, but in practice, the best teachers tend to borrow from all of these approaches at different times to support students in multiple ways. JISC (2017) Effective Assessment in the Digital Age. Assessment in the digital age by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines. See Failure of Creative Commons Licenses and Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning? Performance Support in 2015 What Makes an LMS Easy to Use?

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

Some LMSs offer advanced features that support performance management and social learning opportunities. Common with higher education institutions, a MOOC has an instructor, includes beginning and end dates over a series of weeks, and all participants start together and go through the learning experience together. Common MOOC platforms include: Coursera. Augmented reality takes a view of a real environment and augments it with additional information or effects.

Tips for Better Data Visualization

CourseArc

If you’re in the business of data – analyzing it, assessing it, interpreting it, or presenting it – then you also need to find creative and engaging ways to visualize it. So, what are the best and most effective practices to consider during data visualization? vs. $1107.93,” or is the format of “$940 vs. $1100” sufficient and more impactful in supporting your point? Mastering data visualization tools is just part of your path to effectively using data.

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Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

While different training departments serve a variety of customers, they all share common attributes: they have a population of workers who use their products and services, a smaller population of managers who look to training to address performance and knowledge gaps, and sponsors who fund the training departments. The manager perspective is that of effectiveness and performance improvement. When you look in the mirror, what do you see?

24 Hours with the Apple Watch

Tom Spiglanin

I subsequently read about Google News, the first iPhone app to support Apple Watch. My hope is that effective wearables could start to reverse this. What did strike me as odd was that there was no, “I want to play with this device all night long,” effect for me, as there has been for many other devices in the past. This work by [link] is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 My Apple Watch arrived a few days ago.

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The Demise of E-learning (the brand)

Tom Spiglanin

Frustratingly, it also includes starting with the lowest common understanding among those who must participate, even when many are already knowledgeable, causing them to tune out and likely miss the one or two things they really do need to learn. A plethora of online performance support tools to help get the job done, even by a novice. The many elements of online learning in today’s workplace that are not represented by “e-learning” effectively dilutes the brand.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 3

Tom Spiglanin

In this final installment of this Learning and the Changing Workplace series, I address what I see as the most compelling reason for L&D needs to change the way we work, augmenting or even replacing traditional methods with more responsive and effective approaches in the evolved work environment. Illustration of both the hierarchical workplace network and the public network from the perspective of a single connected worker, who is effectively a node on both networks.

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