The Bumblebee Effect: How Digital Learners Interact with Information - Tip #143

Vignettes Learning

What does Google say? Sharing a study of our new multi-screen existence, Google found that 90% of media interactions (including tablets, smartphones, laptops, and television), are screen-based. Bumblebees are known to be smart, agile, and purpose-driven insects.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Data Collection : Does the tool provide detailed statistics on individual and/or group performance? It is good at supporting accessibility with its one question per page to make the use of a screen reader more effective. This can be an interesting quiz / test tool especially if you already use Google docs.

8 Ways to Cover Social Activities in Your Training Course

PulseLearning

For this to happen, the group needs to be small enough to facilitate effective interaction. They should then teach this online training material to their classmates using a video-conferencing platform like Skype or Google Hangouts.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

3 - Google Docs/Drive. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process. But there’s lots more you can do with Google Docs too.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. Google Drive. Google Drive is our favorite form of cloud storage here at LearnUpon.

Head to Head: Collaboration vs Competition

OpenSesame

Don''t miss eLearning Versus mLearning , Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice , State vs Private Colleges , and be sure to check back for the next post! Google Docs is no longer the only tool on the block; now sites like Doodle , WhatsApp , Popplet , Box , and more are expanding the collaboration marketplace. Within the company, team members collaborate and the best collaborators become the top-performing employees.

Give a New Edge to E-Learning With Online Tools

ProProfs

Or, a laptop and your google searches? With clever design, user experience, and multimedia, online instruction can prove to be a more effective learning experience than traditional methods and channels. All it takes is a google search.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Tool: Google Drive. What it does: Google Drive is our favorite form of cloud storage at LearnUpon. With teams working in diverse locations across the world, Google Drive provides a safe and central location where all team members can access the files they need at any time.

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.

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.

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The pros and cons of using surveys in eLearning

LearnUpon

Surveys are still a staple for many eLearning professionals who believe they offer a simple method for soliciting feedback about course effectiveness. It’s important to consider the limitations of post-course surveys and work to make them effective.

Online Learning Space: Why Teachers Should Use It?

ProProfs

Apart from the fact that online learning helps students learn as effectively, if not even better than in a traditional environment, students are also engaged with the content, and they also acquire the knowledge in a way that is more fun and interesting to them.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. talks about how learning organizations must transition from the perspective from a training group being an expendable cost-center to a learning capability that's central to organizational effectiveness and performance On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses.

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eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

Technology's Impact on Learning and Education is Greatly Underestimated We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. There also will likely be tools around: Creating performance support - Learning meets action.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

One example of this is Woozer which combines Google Maps and Weather.com technologies to give 10 day forecasts from all over the world. Another simple way to mashup web information would be to embed objects like YouTube videos , SlideShare demonstrations , and Google Calendar into your web page. One of the most popular web applications now-a-days is Google Docs. Do you know the reasoning behind why the world-wide web was created?

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How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training

eFront

There are several free programs such as Google Docs or Dropbox where you can place these materials. One can look to Google for inspiration—their simple and clean layout makes it one of the most (if not the most) visited website in the world.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

MOOCs represent the intersection between these two models – knowledge can be transferred quickly and effectively to large numbers of people at the same time and spaces can be created for people to build their own learning networks. These networks are unlimited by physical constraints – employees can connect with each other just as effectively whether they work in the same office, different offices, or different countries.

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Learner-learner interactivity can take place via discussion boards, social media, blogs, and chat rooms, to name just a few, but just opening a discussion board or starting a Twitter conversation is not enough to ensure effective interaction. Using collaboration technologies like Google Docs and Skype, these learners don’t need to be in the same room, or even in the same country. As we saw in the previous post, real data on MOOCs is just starting to become available.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. talks about how learning organizations must transition from the perspective from a training group being an expendable cost-center to a learning capability that's central to organizational effectiveness and performance On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses.

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Working with your Subject Matter Expert

TechSmith Camtasia

Their knowledge helps the organization perform at level best. Developing your active listening skills will help you in all areas in your life and not only working effectively with SMEs. Use tools like Evernote, Google Docs or other project management tools to share information.

The Adventures of Developing an e-learning Course!

ID Reflections

The post is a relevant read for anyone in the field of delivering e-learning, training, and responsible for organizational performance. How will you ensure effective communication throughout the development cycle? What is the overall desired performance outcome?

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Discussion forums are most effective as learning tools when they are actively monitored and directed by instructors. Google Docs , TitanPad , and other collaborative document programs track each user’s contributions in real time. For example, employees can asynchronously review new product information or company policies and then hold virtual meetings on Skype or Google+ Hangouts to discuss the material. Web 2.0

Working with your Subject Matter Expert

TechSmith Camtasia

Their knowledge helps the organization perform at level best. Developing your active listening skills will help you in all areas in your life and not only working effectively with SMEs. Use tools like Evernote, Google Docs or other project management tools to share information.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to JavaScript

General Assembly

Developers use JavaScript to create a wide range of features, from simple user interface (UI) functionality to complex visual effects, including: Interfaces like image carousels. The ability to submit information entered into a Google Doc, survey form, or online payment system.

Streamlining Your E-Learning Production Process for Efficiency—Q&A

E-learning Uncovered

How to create systems for effectively managing production. We assume that any course we will create will be focused on performance with application-based opportunities for students to try what they’ve learned. that currently lives in Google Sites in a topic outline form.

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

Whether you’re a student, in business, or a software pro, there’s little doubt that you’ve heard of Google Slides. However, while the name may ring a bell, we know that many of you won’t have had the time to delve deep into Google Slides’ functionality.

ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

Google – semantic analysis – take text that you have typed and try to make sense of it. Pay attention to the results iterate for effect Demonstrate and callibrate progress through metrics Pursue new markers and correlations for the insight they provide Example of using technology in a more traditional education environment (teaching kids how to spell better, improve vocabulary). Have all class do composition in Google Docs.

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Catching up…

Clark Quinn

As I’ve mentioned before , I really think mobile is poised to be a revolution that will fundamentally affect how we use technology to support organizational performance. Having your social network on tap on demand really augments your ability to work more effectively. How can you not see that social augments formal learning (Jane Bozarth has a whole new book on the topic) as well as provides new opportunities for informal learning and performance support?

5 ways to make your LMS work for you

Sponge UK

Administering a modern LMS is as easy as using any other web application, like Evernote or Google Docs. It won’t be effective if you take it for granted, but you’ll get great results if you invest time and effort into learning how it works.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: ADDIE: Its a Process

Learning Visions

Most e-Learning vendors mention ADDIE or some form thereof on their websites as if it was a real science about creating effective learning. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Some Buzz on Buzzword Using FaceBook Come to Dinner -- Spreading the Word Charlie Goes to Digital Mountain Google Docs Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking ADDIE: It's a Process Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kick.

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Balancing innovations and implementation

Janet Clarey

Innovation involves a “New Thing&# >>> Adoption is the decision to use it >>> Implementation is the effective use of the innovation. Hard-to-get research >>> Adopt new process >>> Blog, Wiki, Twitter, Social Network, Skype, Group calls, Google docs, etc. Time consuming, expensive, drag on performance (in the short run).

Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( Performance Learning Productivity , August 22, 2009. Google Wonder Wheel & Other Search Options - Experiencing eLearning , August 11, 2009. Import your Google Docs to Slideshare , August 26, 2009. The Performance Environment , August 17, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. August 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

They have become adept at incorporating flash animations, pdfs, PowerPoint presentations, audio-visual material and any number of other techniques for getting training messages across to users in effective and imaginative ways. Now we can really only offer advice and access to really good graphics as they have developed the skills to use the tool effectively, and some sense of how to build simple elearning themselves. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( Performance Learning Productivity , August 22, 2009. Import your Google Docs to Slideshare , August 26, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. August 21, 2009 to August 28, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System <!–( –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 04, 2009.

Working with your Subject Matter Expert

TechSmith Camtasia

Their knowledge helps the organization perform at level best. Developing your active listening skills will help you in all areas in your life and not only working effectively with SMEs. Use tools like Evernote, Google Docs or other project management tools to share information.