Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

Making Sense of LMS License Models. Throughout the last month, I’ve reviewed 12 RFP responses for 3 different LMS business scenarios: association learning, commercial training and corporate channel/customer education. Preventing LMS License Model Misalignment.

Failure of Creative Commons Licenses

Tony Karrer

They are there to help set up the licenses. But that said, it also shows a failure of the current licenses. As I pointed out in my previous post, Creative Commons themselves conducted a study to understand commonly held interpretation of the understanding of the meaning of these licenses. This common interpretation is important if you are going to defend your use of licensed materials. As part of last month’s big question Open Content in Workplace Learning? ,

Fractal education

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The Mandelbrot set pictured here is one such fractal , and I sometimes use it in my talks to illustrate a key educational point. And some education is similar in nature. Some very important new things are continually learnt in compulsory education. Unported License.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Continuing education is a big business. Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. Continuing Education 101.

Future educators

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What will educators do in the future? Certainly, people''s perceptions of education seem to be changing. They suggest that the future of education will see learning located in any place, with technology mediating all forms of communication. Unported License.

Imagined futures 2: Education

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It has featured regularly in keynote speeches, articles and texts about the future of education. This is analagous of a problem that exists to this day in our education systems. Unported License. education future learning networked learning retrofuturism schools Technology

Is education broken?

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Formerly a university academic and now a freelance writer, Audrey has courted her fair share of controversy and opposition, not least due to her forthright views on education, technology and a host of related topics. Unported License.

Surviving higher education: 7 top tips

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Image from Pixabay Here are top 7 survival tips for working in higher education (or for that matter, any profession). Surviving higher education: 7 top tips by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

If you’re a continuing education provider, I bet you know just how sweet the market is. By some estimates , continuing education (CE) represents a whopping $47 billion of formal training spending in the U.S. Continuing Education 101. 8) Usage-Based License Model.

Disruptive education

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June, who is at the Norwegian Business School will be presenting a keynote speech tomorrow at the event on ''Disruptive Education.'' Unported License. edenoslo education Technological Determinism social media Oslo learning June Breivik blogging Twitter EDEN Conference flipped classroo

Remix culture and education

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Since then, several have asked me what I mean by remix culture, and how it applies to education. However, in formal education settings, remixing is sometimes seen as undesirable. There are many educational applications for remix. Unported License.

The battle for education

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Education is underpinned by several philosophies, some of which are incompatible. As a result, there are many educational approaches, a myriad of theories and a bewildering number of perspectives. Unported License.

#40years of educational technology: Computers

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These are some of the most important things I have learnt from my 40 years working in educational technology: Technology doesn't improve teaching. You can't simply drop technology into education. I needed to know more about using computers for education. Unported License.

Why Should You Provide Professional Education to Your Members?  

Web Courseworks

Professional education is one of the top perks that young professionals are looking for in the 21st century. Providing educational resources that allow your association members to advance their own careers is a great way to position your organization ahead of the competition.

Freedom, democracy and education

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Education can bring freedom, the capability to break out from the confines of one''s mind, to take risks , to ask difficult questions. Progressive educator John Dewey placed the onus of freedom at the door of each learner. 1916) Democracy and Education. Unported License.

#40years of educational technology: Networks

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For many it was impossible to see it being used for anything more than admin, and as an application for education, it was out of the question. Unported License. computers education learning Networks Technology web

#40years of educational technology: Games

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Sadly, much of education has been slow to exploit the potential of social technologies, and in particular has not grasped the huge potential of social games. Games based learning (GBL) has yet to gain a strong foothold in formal education spaces, but there are already some signs of success.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

“ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, a recently published whitepaper, outlines the potential for Associations to lead a much needed change in the current education industry. Attracting New Members with Association Education Programs. “We

Connected educators

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Are you a connected educator? Steven Anderson (@web20classroom) has a lot to say about the connected educator. Connected educators know that in doing this they become global educators, with their content being amplified across a worldwide community of practice.

#40years of educational technology: Games

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Sadly, much of education has been slow to exploit the potential of social technologies, and in particular has not grasped the huge potential of social games. Games based learning (GBL) has yet to gain a strong foothold in formal education spaces, but there are already some signs of success.

Teacher or educator?

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In our society, we often think of that knowledgeable other person as a professional educator, a tutor, lecturer or classroom teacher. Not everyone is cut out to be a professional educator, but anyone can teach and most of us do exactly that, just about every day. Unported License.

How to Make Sure Your Online Education Materials Are Section 508 Compliant

CourseArc

We asked Christopher Doyle , Education Specialist at the Maryland State Department of Education , to explain the recent refresh to the Section 508 law in layman’s terms. Image: “ Web Accessibility Word Cloud ” by Jill Wright, via Flickr Creative Commons License.

Manufactured education

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Perhaps the most notorious resistance to the technological wave comes from the state education systems. The factory model of education persists, because in the mind of its proponents, it is still the most efficient, cost effective way to train the workforce of the future.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

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Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning. Unported License.

Distance Education in transit? #EDENchat #EDENchatUS

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What will distance education look like in the future? Distance education has been with us for a long time. This was in 1840, and correspondence courses became the dominant form of distance education for several decades. What will be the future of distance education?

#40years of educational technology: Telematics

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Because of my work in educational technology at the nursing college, I naturally chose to study something that I was familiar with, but with an aspect that would present me with a challenge. Unported License. education learning Plymouth University satellite Technology telematics TV

#40years of Educational Technology: First days

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I've just celebrated 40 years working in educational technology. But for most of my new job I was going to be working with something called educational technology. More tomorrow on educational technology 40 years ago. Unported License.

Making the future of education

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Many would agree that a lot needs to be done to bring education up to date. But this is just the start, and more can be done to ensure that the present day education system adequately prepares young people to take up their roles in a rapidly changing world. Unported License.

Education, schooling and the digital age

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Education and schooling are not the same thing. Education is where learning is personalised and unique to the individual. A paradigm shift is happening in the world of education, and it is tearing away at the fabric of traditional schooling. Unported License.

Infographic on Making Money with an Educational App

Kapp Notes

In the span of 2 years an independent developer earned nearly $700,000 in profit from educational apps. Like all of our educational materials, I’ve re-published this under a free-to-use Creative Commons license. Here is an interesting infographic.

Personal devices in higher education

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Some would argue that the millions invested in building traditional rooms for education in the last few years might easily have been spent on more relevant and future-oriented projects. Secondly, the pedagogy that underpins higher education is in need of reform. Unported License.

#40years of educational technology: The moving image

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When I first started working in educational technology 40 years ago , the discipline was very new and none of us really knew where we were headed with it, but it was advancing rapidly. Perhaps the pedagogy for educational TV had yet to be developed. Unported License.

Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

Your Training Edge

Every educational institution wants a piece of that pie. The promise of online education: • low costs. Harvard Free Courses –Get a free Harvard education. New B-to-B concept: create an online course and license it to a university or an organization or corporation.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

Only a few years ago I was writing about how smart associations were adopting LMS technology as a foundation for continuing education programs. The LMS landscape is comprised of four primary “solution” categories — corporate, continuing education, academic and association.