Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Florian Klauer on unsplash I have been privileged over the past few years to have garnered a good audience for my writing. As this blog approaches 8.5 Blogging has always been one of the ways I best express my ideas, and coupled with teaching, public speaking and a number of interviews on video and through podcasting, it has been my main channel of communication and dialogue with my professional community in recent years. Anatomy Of A PLE (>29,000 views) 9.

Content creation

Learning with e's

Content creation is an important feature in many personal learning environment (PLE) models, and together with organising and sharing, makes up the cardinal triumvirate of skills that provides learners with a clear advantage. Artefacts are a material outworking of knowledge creation, and according to Vygotsky , they can be aids to solving problems that could not be solved as effectively in their absence. There are many other ways to create content besides the blog of course.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World Tony Karrer asked in the comments on my PLE post yesterday , Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) Through blogging and access to this wonderful community beyond the walls of my office, Ive started to get passionate again about my work. I blog , therefore I am. I blog at work, I blog at home. Implicit lessons in how to write good.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? The information in this series has been something I've been presenting, writing, blogging about and more recently doing workshops around. But I'm worried, because while I just got through writing about my concern in Using SharePoint that learning organizations seemed to be making the same mistake of Not Preparing Workers for Web 2.0.

Top 10 virtual classroom platforms

Ed App

This is a great choice for corporate environments in which you need to quickly roll out training that is effective, interactive, and allows you to monitor the progress of your workers. This allows learners to draw and write together in one space, which is great for group projects.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

But how to write one? Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Voice-Over in eLearning - The Learning Circuits Blog , September 1, 2010 Over the past couple of months, Dr. Joel Harband has been teaching me all about Using Text-to-Speech in eLearning. N2growth Blog.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Micro-learning is effective when the nature of the learning required has some or all of the characteristics: When the learning required are bytes of facts, episodes, etc., Whether it’s tweets from the Twitter feed, blog posts and articles, or the latest You Tube video and TED Talk, these essentially comprise nuggets and bytes of content in various forms that we pull from the environment and then string together to make sense and build a cohesive picture. What is micro-learning?

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Is the Future of Education (Techlearning blog) 11. The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment An example of a PLE 26. The Technology Source Archives - Seven Principles of Effective Teaching: A Practical Lens for Evaluating Online Courses 30. Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes) : eLearning Technology 46.

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Just as we have idiosyncrasies in the speech, how we do math, writing (think of handwriting), we develop different patterns for tools and how we use them. Which computer we use is important, but knowing how to set up our PLE (Personal Learning Environment) or, the term I prefer, our PLWE (Personal Learning and Working Environment) is foundational. To work efficiently and effectively, you need to streamline your access to the different software and applications you are going to use.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs. What does a PLE look like?

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences - eLearning Technology , August 5, 2010 I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). Top 10 Resources on Instructional Design: Basics and More - Designed for Learning , August 3, 2010 I recently read a blog post by Janet Clarey highlighting the need to go back to the basics. Related posts: PLE / Personal Learning Environment: What’s yours like?

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

The “ah-ha” factor came quickly from the following survey question: “What constructive changes would you suggest to make the webinar more effective next time?” I think a series of presentation/discussions would be more effective. Informal learning shouldn’t mean we disregard what works effectively in a formal setting. I recently participated in the #PLENK2010 MOOC, a Massive Open Online Course to study PLE’s PLN’s and PLM.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. In my previous post on this topic, I outlined five change factors: The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Blog CBT Distance Learning University 2.0 The last post was what I've been writing this year that social signals say is good reading.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

My blog is really the hub of my thinking and activity, so by going back through posts for the 2008, it gives me a pretty good perspective on what's been happening inside my head during 2008. To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008. Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. It's been good to create a more formal list of what I want to research, blog about, use on projects, etc.

Mzinga 100

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. Thanks again to Michele Martin for writing a significant portion of this. Fraught Decisions - Usable Learning , June 22, 2010 The last post (on the pay gap in e-Learning ) was a bit of a digression in terms of topics for this blog, but it kind of wasn’t at the same time. Billy grabs a pen and paper and starts writing, “Hi. Technical Writing.

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35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. 10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions - The eLearning Coach , March 18, 2010 This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. Instructional Design by Example - Janet Clarey , March 19, 2010 I launched a new blog this week for showcasing e-learning examples.