Creating Learning Spaces in Second Life

Kapp Notes

This morning I received an email message from, Fiona, who provided me with a really interesting link to 50 Tips and Tricks to Create a Learning Space in Second Life. Actually, it is really a listing of great SL resources and ideas broken down by different categories such as: Training Purposes --Employers and educators who want to train new hires or test their students can use Second Life in a number of ways.

An Aha Moment - del.icio.us as Indicator of Valuable Content - Importantly My Content

Tony Karrer

I saw a post by Ray Sims that quoted Bill Ives writing: Putting my blog posts into del.icio.us also allows me to see who else tagged these posts to determine the ones that others found useful enough to tag in del.icio.us. I went back to my post: Activity in Last Six Months to see what Page Views, Time on the Page, Number of Comments and number of del.icio.us Bookmarks might tell me about my top ten posts (counted by page view). del.icio.us bookmarks.

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The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf.

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My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

Attract Students’ Attention in 30 Seconds or Less. Social Networking, the “Third Place,” and the Evolution of Communication. Digital Learning Environments: Context Sensitive and Imaginative Classes in Second Life. Second Life: Teaching Tips from the Virtual Frontier. Why Do We Need A Second Life? Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice. Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" | Main | How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard » July 15, 2008 "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) Do you work for the " Overmanaged Organization "? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Based on my Aha Moment - del.icio.us That's because I started including pages based on number of del.icio.us bookmarks. Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? 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 bookmarks: Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by "In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « All Hail the Cult of the Amateur!! There is Video Jug , 5min Life Videopoedia , and Sclipo - just to name the ones open in my browser at present. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective Incredibly Cool! Tools Second Life and Learning Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) Captivate File Size Tricks for Software Training via Simulations Do You WANT an LMS? One of the surprise sources of traffic was del.icio.us. I just updated my First Time Visitor Guide and I wanted to see what pages had been most visited over the past six months. I found some interesting things (at least to me).

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

Congrats to Brent who managed to attend my session, participate in the back channel, and attend a session in Second Life at the same time. Social Bookmarking and Wikis and Blogs are a form of social networking I never said this, but several people pointed it out in the chat. The same thing can be true with social bookmarking, wikis, flickr, etc. Using social bookmarking or meme tracking works okay.

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? Second session: Tony Karrer on Web 2.0/eLearning 2.0 del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Definitive iPhone eCard | Main | Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" » July 14, 2008 Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs? Actually there are two, one by Tony Hirst and one from Effective Meetings (there are probably others and Id love to see them). Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning Learn Trends 2008 Top Posts of 2008 based on delicious Save Count (which I believe is a better indicator of quality): 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers (149) Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 (39) Second Life Learning Videos (38) Personal Learning Tools and Technologies (38) Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 (37) Free Virtual Conference => Discussions We held our second annual Learn Trends conference.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) | Main | Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SHOCKER: Most Kids Think That Learning from Games Would Be a Good Idea

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Will Thalheimer and the Answer to Who Learns What from Where | Main | Just remember, I think I thought of it first.the Intact Cohort Conference » April 22, 2008 SHOCKER: Most Kids Think That Learning from Games Would Be a Good Idea Paul McNamara over at Network World s BuzzBlog reports on a study from Project Tomorrow. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Out There Attend AERA?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | Hey! Look at this little selection I got when I searched the online program for games (I hope these links work): A Constructionist Approach to Learning Through Designing Games: What Videogame Making Can Teach Us About Literacy and Learning What Do We Know About the Effectiveness of Instructional Strategies in Computer Games? del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Welcome to Creepy Valley - Motion Portrait - 3D Facial Animation | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #2.in Make3D turns your vacation photos into 3D worlds: "Ever wish you could recreate the effect of those neat multilens 3D cameras without having to buy the hardware? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in Tetris Effect ) Special Reports 10 Emerging Technologies 2008 (Technology Review): includes Offline Web applications , Connectomics , and reality mining. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great Quote from Interview with Raph Koster | Main | "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) » February 06, 2008 Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor I have used a lot of online photo editors like fauxto and pixer. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources | Main | Shout out to my current favorite Web-based tool: Pixer » July 03, 2007 Virtual Currency for Your Email Seriosity, the same company that just published the Leadership in Games and Work with IBM, also has an interesting product called Attent. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Argument for Casual Games in the Corporate World

Mark Oehlert

Moving to games modeled on triple-A console titles might not be the most effective way of reaching large groups in need of training." Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Happy July 4th - Independence Day In the U.S.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « TED Videos - Watch em all!! Preamble We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): If there are Digital Natives does that mean there is no Digital Ellis Island?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Avanoo.a Well then, we need to maybe pay attention to this kind of research and the kind done by John Beck and Mitchell Wade in Got Game and The Kids Are Alright (among others) so that we can begin the process of turning this battleship around in time to maintain a degree of relevance or effectiveness. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts | Main | "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News) » April 28, 2007 "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) Whew. " They actually have a poll up online asking the following: Is audio an effective way for you to learn? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): What if "This is your brain on drugs".was a good thing?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 25, 2008 What if "This is your brain on drugs".was Some leaders may be bornwith a genetic head start, but all truly effective leaders are made, not born." Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook | Main | Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) » August 25, 2007 Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 I had a little time now to digest all that I heard at the user experience/design conference named UX Week 2007 and put on by Adaptive Path. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Kindle.The Universal Textbook?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « e-Learning Evangelicals | Main | Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. Long battery life. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) | Main | Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!) For our forces to be effective in that world, they have to prepare with a joint perspective from the start,” he said. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

And I was happy to see that my Twitter for Learning post got the top spot for the second half of the month. 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. The conference took place entirely in the virtual immersive environment of Second Life with a venue of presenters from around the world. Social Media Workshop Notes , March 26, 2010.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon"

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003