iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

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Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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Keeping Tabs on Lectora Interaction Templates

eLearning Brothers

This template utilizes the posh aesthetic of everyone’s favorite patterned socks and sweaters and applies a subtle weathering effect, giving us a beautiful mash-up of brains and brawn. Anybody who has ever thumbed through a large filing cabinet can attest to the fact that things are much easier to navigate when you have tabs: those lovely protruding labels that allow you to quickly differentiate the mind-boggling mass of files and grasp only one at a time.

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15 essentials for successful learning

Jay Cross

While cleaning up my office this afternoon, I came up this list of essentials for effective informal learning I wrote a couple of years ago for the ASTD Handbook. Set high expectations, and people live up to them. Learning is for everyone, not just novices and up-and-comers. Innovation is born of mashing up concepts from different disciplines. “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.”

Monitoring team performance to drive success

Gameffective

With companies ranging from burgeoning startups to Fortune 500 corporations assuming ever-expanding organizational structures, being able to effectively monitor employee productivity is no small feat. If the employee’s production dips below that line, it will indicate that he or she are clearly coming up short due to nerves. Monitoring in real-time, conducting workarounds and mashing-up data are effective ways of fishing out these stats.

You’ve Been Learning All Wrong or What I learned from “Make It Stick: the Science of Successful Learning”

Pract.us

The book also includes effective tips for students, teachers, managers, employees, mentors, and anyone involved in the acquisition of new information or skills. Make a mash-up of practice. You might have to look it up. Just as spacing out recall adds challenge to study, mixing up different topics or “interleaving,” stresses the brain and improves learning results. That may be one of the reasons that learning by doing can be so effective.

Digital Interaction Design to Tangible Interaction Design

Upside Learning

Tangible interaction designers work on the integration of technology and its effects on human experience. Tangible interaction designers must use traditional interaction design, engineering, computing, and robotics in a mash-up of skills and methods. Interaction design is almost always a synthesis of traditional methods and approaches from varied established disciplines.

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

According to CIO.com , “The new cornucopia of public and private data is providing a new opportunity to mash up multiple big data sets to gain new insights beyond what a single big data set allows. Is this something that provides value but takes up more of your time than it should? For more information on data management and the questions you should be asking, I suggest this blog post by Effective Data Management. .

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

Gamification has many benefits for training, but the most fundamental one is this: Gamification makes training more effective by making it more interesting. Implementing gamification poorly can lead to training becoming decidedly un-fun, which can have a demotivating effect on learners. Below are four strategies for effectively implementing gamification in your training MOOC. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up?

eLearning 2.0 - Go Do It

Tony Karrer

Law #2: You WON'T be effective in helping others with eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Since my presentations last month at the Harvard Business School and at the eLearningGuild Annual Gathering, I've been getting several basic questions about what Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 really are.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

WISE Pedagogy , April 29, 2009 eLearning mash-up follow-up: Articulate presenter and Flash 10 compatibility - Ignatia Webs , April 28, 2009 Twitter Chat - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 24, 2009 Steps for Designing a Virtual Learning World Experience - Kapp Notes , April 24, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning.

Blog Book Tour Recap Week Three: hectic

Kapp Notes

We did, however, have an innovative post Mark Copeman at Being Smarter who created a mash up of Skype and his video program for an interesting discussion about the book tour itself. He did a wonderful job of describing the necessary dimensions of writing an effective, meaningful and helpful professional book in his post Learning in 3D Hits a Home Run. Week three was a bit hectic for the tour.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Gamification has many benefits for training, but the most fundamental one is this: Gamification makes training more effective by making it more interesting. Implementing gamification poorly can lead to training becoming decidedly un-fun, which can have a demotivating effect on learners. Below are four strategies for effectively implementing gamification in your training MOOC. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up?

Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective Incredibly Cool! Better Questions for Learning Professionals Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Clark Aldrich - "Second Life is not a teaching tool" Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 I just updated my First Time Visitor Guide and I wanted to see what pages had been most visited over the past six months.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective 1,655 6 98 Fun Headline Generator 1,503 0 1 Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog 1,500 22 52 Web 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective 1,655 6 98 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog 1,500 22 52 Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0

Future Platforms for eLearning

Tony Karrer

This is somewhat like Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups and Typepad Widgets - A Sign of Things to Come in eLearning Authoring / Developement. Collaboration will be part of the environment, but we'll still be struggling with getting collaboration to work effectively as part of the system - so we'll still underuse those features. The recent article by Dion Hinchcliffe - Blogs, wikis, and Web 2.0

Informal Learning, Copyright, Job Satisfaction, & Genius

Big Dog, Little Dog

A movie posted on Stanford University's site called "A Fair(y) Use Tale" mashes up all your Disney favorites to humorously and effectively explain copyright law. Formal & Informal Learning - Knowledge Jump. Informal learning gets 86% of all learning investments, while formal learning programs get 14% of the total investment. Hijacked Disney Characters Explain Copyright - Wired.

ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT

Wonderful Brain

What I call ‘low-level’ elearning is the product of 3 conditions; the desire to move content to delivery as fast as possible, using the most basic software tools from which this can be accomplished, and lastly if something important is being tee’d up online but the development tool isn’t up to the task, the organization puts up fierce resistance to deliver learning in a different medium.

Can You Take the Heat?

CLO Magazine

The debate about global warming still rages, but few of us would argue against the idea that things seem to be heating up, and it is affecting everyone’s behavior. ” Sometimes to their peril and sometimes to their benefit, animals are “packing up and moving,” as well as shifting the timing of seasonal events such as breeding, migration and coming out of hibernation to coincide with earlier springs and autumns.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Informal Learning at Nick.com

Kapp Notes

Faces (or What are we Up Against) over on Tony Karrer's eLearning Technology blog. Nick.com is “the place in cyberspace where fans of Nickelodeon (a television network for kids) can come to find out more about their favorite Nick stars, play games and have their opinions heard.” It is a site set up to attract and appeal to kids ages 9-14 (give or take a year or two.) technologies comfortably and effectively. There is a blog entry titled Biases that eLearning 2.0

HRExaminer

Jay Cross

You’ll find an excerpt of his book below that might strike a chord with you in the ongoing conversation that we’re having here at HRExaminer.com on the effective and perceived value of HR. Cross mashes up his considerable experience in training, business consulting and web 2.0 I am pleased to note that I have been named a founding member of the Editorial Advisory Board of HRExaminer. Check out our weekly magazine for a brilliant take on talent management and HR.

Battling the employee training time excuse

Zunos

If you want training to be effective, you must start developing a culture that promotes active learning from everyone. Today, information is a mash-up of videos, PDFs, infographics and more, all delivered on a perfectly packaged platform that can go anywhere. If a day isn't feasible, start slow by offering up a few hours for learning and development each month and advance from there.

Workforce learning in 2019: Finding patterns in a Clouded Crystall Ball

Adobe Captivate

I will also stick my neck out and suggest that the current economic downturn will drive a trend of measuring learning effectiveness through business metrics (sales, churn, defect rates, opex etc.) GenY have grown up with rich-media and have a significant difference in attitude from the Gen X. Each constituent tool in the final mash-up relate to a specific media (text, audio, video etc.) Expect the price to fall below $100 soon as demand picks up.

#lrnchat coup d’état

Jay Cross

This evening, our hosts did not show up. It doesn’t have to always be crazy and innovative to be creative and effective. “In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, but the king can still screw up.&# — Lawrence J. Q5) Gotta survive the hype cycle in order to have lasting effects. It doesn’t have to always be crazy and innovative to be creative and effective. Mash-ups. Mash-ups. Mash-ups.

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

collaborative tagging, social networking, mash-ups, and wikis), lightweight representation of semantics and metadata is used in the form of folksonomies, user comments, and ratings. The need for effective ways to annotate this content is addressed by an annotation tool based on domain ontologies. The January special issue of Interactive Learning Environments is out right now.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

And if you’d like to read other discussions we’ve had with Will, click these links to learn more about spaced practice , the effectiveness of elearning , smile sheets, and learning myths v. Convergence Training: I’m sure people will be like sponging that up. And last year, I thought I would capture maybe 15 to 20 of these, but I came up with 54. These are the effects of learning interventions. They’re all mashed together.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A day with Dave Snowden , October 26, 2010 Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Open up the Navigation. Please if you can, look this research up! He also provides seven principles for effective mobile learning. October 10, 2010 In our schools, ICT is often held up as an example of modern thinking - an essential for today’s classroom.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

I put up a couple of screencasts that show how to use LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. This lines up with what I predicted in 2008. Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. And while Harbinger has provided some interesting tools that are essentially mash-ups for authoring, not sure I've seen much adoption.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Building an Effective Coaching Culture Within Your Organization (Free for ATD members) Awareness of the power of coaching has increased significantly in recent years, as demonstrated by world-class surgeon and writer Atul Gawande’s recent TED Talk, “Want to Get Great at Something? Join Sharlyn Lauby, CPLP, for a discussion on the five practical tips to use when developing a management onboarding program that will set new managers up for success.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

According to a 2011 Forrester Research report, “Informal Learning Garners Acceptance as a Legitimate Learning Approach,” 76 million millennials will make up 47 percent of the 2014 workforce and will soon become middle managers. Collaborative learning also can be informal discussion groups in Yammer, rating content on SharePoint or mashing up a video.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

She ended up leaving her six-figure income so she could better serve her coaching clients, and she achieved that six-figure income working for herself and her clients in her first year of running her business full-time. This is something that will run you into the ground and you’ll end up being a master of none if you become so busy and distracted in your life that you can’t focus on what the true priorities are. I’m never going to catch up to these people.”

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer. most effect sizes is grouped around zero meaning no sigdifference, haven’t we ridden that horse to death already?