18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don’ts. Bringing iPods and iPads into the classroom is a great way to give students access to learning tools. While this list of dos and don’ts mainly addresses iPod touch, the same advice goes for iPod touch and iPhone.

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5 E-learning Development Challenges for a Training Manager

CommLab India

Challenge #4: Evaluating the effectiveness of training. A big challenge is evaluating whether the course is having the desired effect on learners.

How we spend our time in the UK

Clive on Learning

The statistics suggest people in the UK spend seven hours a day – almost half their waking lives - "engaging in media and communications activities" The article goes on: “However, the average person actually squeezes in the equivalent of nearly nine hours of media and communications by multi-tasking on several devices.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience. However, ideas taken from Second Life, minus the cultural trappings, could be effective. It was the source of the statistics in the stories I quoted. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.