Remove Effectiveness Remove LinkedIn Remove Network Remove Pedagogy

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable.

Further (slow) thoughts on learning #change11

Clark Quinn

And a final one is about the overall pedagogy. Yes, it’s quick bits, but they don’t mean as much on their own as in their cumulative effect over time. Whereas the cumulative effect of the event model dissipates quickly, the distributed model builds slowly!

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. The take-home message is that a MOOC is not a pedagogy, it is a framework , and within that framework many things can happen, including learner-centered instruction.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

The theory behind this initial MOOC viewed knowledge as distributed and education as a process of building personal learning networks. In addition, many educators attacked the pedagogy of MOOCs, particularly those with no interactive component.

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

In fact, research has shown that this is the least effective way to convert a traditional class into a MOOC. The MOOC development team usually includes several members of the L&D team, a technical support team, and often an outside consultant specializing in MOOC design and pedagogy.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

We are delighted that Terry will be delivering a keynote speech at this year''s European Distance and E-Learning Network ( EDEN ) Conference in Zagreb in June. I later was the first director of Contact North, a multi-institutional delivery network in Northern Ontario.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

The opportunities are huge and exciting; to create a performance ecosystem where the network is vibrant, performance support is ‘to hand’, and when courses are needed they’re deeply engaging, but we’re not seeing this except in isolated pockets. Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning?

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. E-Learner Survival Guide & My Language Notebook - WISE Pedagogy , July 30, 2009. Network Skills , July 16, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Events. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

An explanation for the format of the list can be found HERE Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change ; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] January3-6, 2012 International Conference on DistributedComputing and Networking (ICDCN), 13 th , Hong Kong PolytechnicUniversity, Hong Kong, China.