HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

Jean Marrapodi (@jmarrapodi) in her inimitable fashion made it possible for me to attend this session via Skype. The " Cluetrain " effect is here to stay. I just attended an #ISPI session hosted by the Massachusetts ISPI chapter (@ MASS_ISPI ).

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How Technology Can Make Corporate Training Programs More Effective

Your Training Edge

Similarly, installed ring bells, Wi-Fi powered cameras with integrated speakers ‘system, and even a bit old headphones connected with Skype, Slack, Bitrix24, and whatever digital software you use make it un-problematic for boss and employees to stay connected at all times.

What has been and what is yet to come

Learning with e's

It was the birthplace of Skype , and Estonians believe that using the Internet is a human right. business connected corporate Distance Education EADL Estonia learning school Skype social media Technology university

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. In our company we use Microsoft Lync (sort of internal skype). I use Skype but lately I use gotomeeting and gotowebinar more and more to connect to people outside our company. They give better quality and more functions than Skype.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers

eLearning Brothers

The job of an eLearning Graphic designer is to create user interfaces and user experience design effectively. So, consider using the 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers: 1. Brief or quick meetings make it hard to communicate effectively.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

Plus, with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services like Skype and Google Hangouts, it is possible to make this venture more personal despite being totally virtual.

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TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Model and Infuse Effective Practices of Technology. Skype. Most people had used Skype. Example: Live Webcam piano lesson via Skype. Tags: Higher Ed K-12 Learning Communities Tools Wikis Google Docs Google Forms online portfolios Skype TCC09 tcc2009 Full Title: Creating a Culture of Learning – Modeling a Vision for Technology Use in an Online Environment to Impact the Use of Technology in the K-12 System. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference.

Think of a Cost-Effective ERP end-user training method Before Cutting off the Training Budget

CommLab India

So before cutting off your training budget, you might like to think of a few cost-effective ERP end-user training methods. For cost-effective and quick end-user training, some of these training methods can be employed.

The Bumblebee Effect: How Digital Learners Interact with Information - Tip #143

Vignettes Learning

For example… During a virtual meeting, a person may Skype on their laptop, sharing their screen with the team, while projecting a Google Doc that team members are actively modifying or commenting on collaboratively. Bumblebees are known to be smart, agile, and purpose-driven insects.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Almost all of that is helping clients use Moodle more effectively. Skype is one of my primary tools for keeping in touch with clients. If I have a question for them or they have one for me, a quick message on Skype can often keep a project moving.

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. Instead, I coordinate with one group with Slack, a couple others with Skype and email, and am using Google Docs and email with another.

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Starting with e-Learning? Start with Easygenerator

Challenge to Learn

Using the tool is one, but how do you create effective learning? Easygenerator has a built in didactical approach that will help you to create a better and more effective course based on learning objectives.

Blended Learning Success Tips


Blended learning can be extremely effective when implemented properly. In fact, you can begin using some simple strategies to help make your blended learning approach more effective. When the approach is predictable, it becomes boring, and boring is less effective.

How Learning Can Be Upgraded In This Digital Age

Your Training Edge

Using various technologically upgraded gadgets to provide real visual experiences to the students can be an effective step to enhance digital learning in the field of education. It can be set up in Skype or Google Hangout, etc.

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions


Design mLearning to enable linking to existing Podcasts, or using texting or messaging services (Twitter, WhatsApp) and video calling apps (Skype, Google Hangouts, Apple Facetime) to disseminate your mobile content better.

E-learning tools and technologies used in online training

Your Training Edge

Actually, Harvard researches find this tool more effective and engaging than PowerPoint. There are lots of others that we assumed most people already have, like a laptop, email account, or such apps as Skype, a PDF viewer, etc.

3 Essential Tools to Add Pizzazz to Your eLearning Courseware

SHIFT eLearning

Environments that make effective use of communication technologies to connect learners in meaningful ways and include relevant and authentic learning activities are the most likely to succeed (Herrington, Reeves, & Oliver, 2010). 2) Skype.

Leader and Team: Principles of Implicit Management

Your Training Edge

Are you a good leader and do you know how to coordinate others effectively? One of the most effective ways in which you can manage, oversee and direct your team in the right direction is through implicit management.

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Content Repurposing: Create Less and Promote More


With the increasing popularity and demand for effective e-learning content, developing a fresh and well-researched piece of content every time can be a challenging task. Some people upload podcasts directly to YouTube and some use Skype to create video podcasts.

The Fact and Fiction of Online Training

Association eLearning

Interaction was encouraged and enhanced through tools like text messaging, Skype, Adobe Connect, Second Life, and that old faithful standby, the telephone.

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Best Ways to Deliver Online Learning Courses to Employees

Hurix Digital

Further, video conversations can also be facilitated between learners and an external trainer through apps such as WebEx and Skype. Technological advancements have made the world a global village, with people and organizations now working across geographical boundaries and time zones.

24 Hours with the Apple Watch

Tom Spiglanin

That is, until a few Skype groups became active. After stopping Skype notifications, I began adding notifications I had no use for before, notably incoming email, which I never cared to see on my phone. My hope is that effective wearables could start to reverse this.

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High Touch vs. High Tech

The Performance Improvement Blog

Email, texting, conference calls, and Skype meetings are replacing face-to-face conversation. The effect is limited when performance reviews are reduced to an annual exchange of evaluation forms between employee and supervisor.

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The 3 Most Important Steps for Adaptive Learning Development


Taking weeks or months to produce an hour of content has huge negative effects: . That means, via Slack or Skype or other social channels and communication devices. 3 steps to help your learning department become fully Adaptive.

The 6 Hottest Training Technologies That You Can’t Overlook


It is redefining workforce learning methods and tools, allowing organizations to nurture their talent in the most effective way. It is growing to be an effective medium for creating bite-sized and engaging learning modules.

Learned Helplessness of Learning #chat2lrn

Nick Leffler

Shortly after Skyping with Mark and Lesley Price of the chat2lrn crew, Mark and I were busy at work authoring the questions in Google Docs. What are the short-term and long-term effects of #LHoL in the workplace?

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The Community Responds


In almost every comment on the blog and sentiments shared with me via emails and Skype and instant messages, there’s near universal support for a modular approach to standardization. A separation of the Data Model (statement structure and its components) from the Data Binding (JSON), effectively making it possible to work with XML, or other bindings, as an alternative. I hoped in my last post that the community would indeed respond with ideas, insights, opinions and concerns.

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

Encouraging social learning within organizations can have a similar effect. Using conventional tools like Wikis, Google docs, Skype, company Slideshares besides specialized social learning LMS can do wonders to support and boost your conventional training.

The Fact and Fiction of Online Training

Association eLearning

Interaction was encouraged and enhanced through tools like text messaging, Skype, Adobe Connect, Second Life, and that old faithful standby, the telephone.

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How Do Competitions help in Exposing Talent

Origin Learning

Secondly, the output showcased (see pictures) left a ‘wow’ effect that reflects the capabilities of highly-talented people who highlight the organization culture. Simple affordable materials effectively used. Unearthing hidden talents in an organization can be a challenging exercise.

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What Are the Signs of a High-Quality Online Course?


It’s not just that they are excited about their subject and want to find an effective way to transfer that knowledge. Creating an effective online course is very different from delivering a compelling lecture. You want to create a quality online course for your learners.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

In this blog post, let’s look at the positive side and see how social media is being used effectively to deploy learning in the workplace. Solutions like Yammer, Slack, Chatter, Microsoft Teams, Skype, and Google Hangouts go beyond messaging and video-calls.

Is technology killing the art of conversation?

Learning with e's

Holding a Skype conversation requires new skills that go beyond face to face conversations. There may be latency (delay) due to the distances involved, and there may be limitations to the sound and visual elements of the Skype call.

A technology angle to Christmas and the way we greet!

Origin Learning

Let us now explore key features and take a ‘stock’ of what changes in the current eco system continues to add special effects on Christmas, making it a merrier one each year. Change is the only constant thing – a line that makes us to think and ponder.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

7 – Skype. The always-on feature of Skype means that you can keep conversations open and ongoing with individuals as well as groups of people throughout the day – and yet at the same time, have the ability not to be disturbed when required.

Webinars – Providing the Flexibility of Digital Learning with Human Interaction

CommLab India

These instructor-led sessions, held in brick and mortar buildings, are very effective tools of educating people. Needless to say, this results in effective learning. A survey by Microsoft revealed most Gen-Y learners have an effective attention span of just 8 seconds.

How To Improve Communication in E-Learning


Effective communication in online learning can improve student outcomes and satisfaction. Simply pick your communication medium of choice, such as Skype or Google Hangouts, and post a calendar of your available office hours. Of all the challenges facing online education, lack of personal contact with instructors probably tops the list. Learner completion rates are often low, and isolation and lack of support are frequently-cited culprits for their lack of engagement.