Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jay Cross

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. How can they be more effective?

Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement

Upside Learning

I couldn’t find it on Wikipedia and Google didn’t help much either. Wikipedia kept prompting me to go for learning management instead. It was perhaps my first experience where Wikipedia or Google didn’t open the right door for me.

Arguments, Wikipedia, Networks, & Structure

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the main reasons that the most popular and most controversial Wikipedia articles have come to be more "accurate and free of vandalism" than they used to be has nothing to do with "sidewalk-like transparency and collective responsibility." Long Live? Tony Karrer in eLearning Technology.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

An effective solution to the problem of learning content overload and pressure on course developers to create courses quickly and cheaply is to leverage the workplace learning management system (LMS) as an on-ramp to the world’s best learning content.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

An effective solution to the problem of learning content overload and pressure on course developers to create courses quickly and cheaply is to leverage the workplace learning management system (LMS) as an on-ramp to the world’s best learning content.

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eLearning, Informal Learning 2.0, Wikipedia, Wisdom, KM, & Strategy

Big Dog, Little Dog

Effective management methodology: be sure management drives the process and only do what works! Wikipedia breeds 'unwitting trust' says IT professor - Computer World. Update from ASTD TechKnowledge - Rapid eLearning News.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

An effective solution to the problem of learning content overload and pressure on course developers to create courses quickly and cheaply is to leverage the workplace learning management system (LMS) as an on-ramp to the world’s best learning content.

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"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

In effect, today's smartphone is a mobile office. Other technologies have similar potential for positive disruption, and yet are largely ignored or forbidden in formal education contexts Wikipedia, as I mentioned in yesterday's post , is a disruptor.

Resistance is futile

Learning with e's

Colleagues resisted the presence of computers, because they were worried about the potential effects, and some also questioned their validity. I had to ensure that the computers were deployed appropriately and in a manner that would demonstrate their effectiveness.

Easy peasy ways to apply social learning for effective online learning

ProProfs

This means that you can create an internal Wikipedia for a certain team or for an entire organization. The post Easy peasy ways to apply social learning for effective online learning appeared first on ProProfs Learning and Knowledge Management Resources.

The app effect: why playfulness is indispensable to learning

Saffron Interactive

So lately, when I’m waiting for the tube in the morning, rather than scroll through the various social networking sites that now seem to comprise my sense of identity, I have started loading up my Wikipedia app, and hitting the ‘Random article’ button. My name’s Jasper, and I’m one of the new instructional designers at Saffron Interactive. I’m also an information junkie. I love learning new things, and the more fun I can have while doing that, the better.

Content as curriculum?

Learning with e's

Content is still very much king in schools, because 'content as curriculum' is easy and cost effective to deliver, and that is what most governments require and impose. education inquiry based learning curriculum wikipedia.

Slaying giants

Learning with e's

New technologies liberate us from temporal and spatial constraints, and this will have a radical effect on the future of Learning and Development departments in organisations.

Crowd-sourced Learning Content: Opportunities and Challenges – (Part 1)

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

People are increasingly open to participating in online platforms such as Wikipedia, that deliver crowd-sourced content. crowd-sourcing crowdsourcing evaluating learning learning effectiveness We are doing this post a bit differently. We present a short interview with Vikas Joshi, the primary author of this blog, and Maheshkumar Kharade, a technology expert. In this post, we start by understanding the opportunities inherent in crowdsourced learning content.

The social impact of disruptive technology

Learning with e's

Just take Wikipedia: Technically it is a collaborative work space for creating content. There are around 7.000 authors for the German Wikipedia edition. The basic idea behind Wikipedia is that everybody can be an editor and a commentator.

How to make your e-learning effective by choosing the right colours

Saffron Interactive

Here are a few of my favourites: Wikipedia (Colour theory). Imagine a world in black and white. While it might appeal to some, it definitely doesn’t sound too exciting to most of us. And that’s because colour plays an important part in our lives.

How to make your e-learning effective by choosing the right colours

Saffron Interactive

Here are a few of my favourites: Wikipedia (Colour theory). Imagine a world in black and white. While it might appeal to some, it definitely doesn’t sound too exciting to most of us. And that’s because colour plays an important part in our lives.

Wise crowds and stupid mobs

Learning with e's

and social networking tools, and specifically, the wisdom of crowds, as we have long understood, defines why web services such as Wikipedia and Google Search have become to popular and accurate over the last few years.

Why the Right Vocabulary Is Key to Effective Training

Mindflash

Ten or 15 minutes of skimming through Wikipedia eventually yielded the answer (it was called Kobayashi Maru , if you’re curious). The future of learning, many have speculated, will almost certainly be less formal and structured and more about picking things up as you go.

It always boils down to the evidence…

Coffee and Design

Take this comic for example: Yes an increased awareness of learning styles would lead to a wider range of teaching methods to use… BUT NOT MUCH ELSE… as opposed to helping students to learn more effectively. What good is research if the results are not valid?

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

In terms of the social learning flavour, what better example than Wikipedia , where people generously give their time and expertise to build this impressive knowledge base. As mentioned people contributing to wikipedia or whirlpool.net.au Blended & Learning Tech Effective Learning social learningYes, I know that Facebook has 23 million users. Yes, I see people on Facebook everywhere I look – on the trains, at traffic lights and when at work.

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

In terms of the social learning flavour, what better example than Wikipedia , where people generously give their time and expertise to build this impressive knowledge base. As mentioned people contributing to wikipedia or whirlpool.net.au Yes, I know that Facebook has 23 million users.

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

Mark Oehlert

Agencies Share Information By Taking a Page From Wikipedia : "Thats right, the Office of Management and Budget, where caution and precision rule, has embraced Wikipedia as a model, hosting an online place where federal officials can swap information and ideas outside traditional boundaries." 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?

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What is Transition Management and How Does It Impact eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

According to Wikipedia : “Transition management, in the financial sense, is a service usually offered by sell-side institutions to help buy-side firms transition a portfolio of securities.” I was recently in a meeting during which everyone was talking about “TM”.

Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace: What’s the Big Deal?

InSync Training

It wasn’t cause and effect, but I was suddenly the eLearning Developer. I met with my boss and said, 'What if we built Wikipedia, but for here?' Virtually There Session Recap. During his recent Virtually There session , JD Dillon shared a fascinating story, "The week I joined a previous organization, our eLearning Developer quit. In my first project, I was picking up from behind and needed to find source info for this project.

Is E-Learning Possible Without Learning Management System?

Your Training Edge

It saves time and is a cost-effective method for organizations to keep their learners updated with the advancements. We have several search engines, YouTube, Wikipedia for quick information.

Don't Forget the Power of 3D Machinima

Kapp Notes

Wikipedia Definition. She also mentioned in her blog she doesn't like the Wikipedia definition of Machinima.) It can illustrate concepts in the way few other media can because of its versatility and cost effectiveness.

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Ban “Click Here” From Your Vocabulary

Experiencing eLearning

Take a look at the following list and see if you can determine which link would get you to the Wikipedia article on Universal Design for Learning: Click here. Write more effectively to link on stronger words. Click here. more information. Without clicking on every link, do you have any way of knowing which one leads to what you want? The text of your link matters. Why Link Text Matters.

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

Jane Hart

10 - Wikipedia. Just as Google is the most popular search engine, Wikipedia is now the most popular research tool – a place where you can find out about any subject. On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said.

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

Wikipedia ( [link] The skills and behaviours like working out loud , building one''s PLN and PKM, digital sense-making , and such require the sort of meta-cognition skills described above.

Google Announces "Chrome"

Kapp Notes

This is a serious message in the browser wars and Google has chosen a format familiar with kids and one that is simple and effective for conveying a message. And, as to not waste time, Wikipedia has an entry about Chrome.the beauty of Internet speed.

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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

The idea that we are all members of various digital tribes, and that we gather around digital totems such as YouTube, Wikipedia and eBay, shows that connected extends beyond learning, to entertainment, commerce and culture.

3 New Common Craft Instructional Videos

eLearning Brothers

This video walks you through what it takes to organize your thoughts and present them effectively. Wikipedia. This development allowed for the rise of internet giant, Wikipedia to gain traction and take on the imposing task of cataloging and sourcing all of the world’s knowledge.

Interactivity and the Flipped Classroom

Raptivity

Flipped Classroom, as defined by Wikipedia , is an instructional strategy and a type of blended learning that reverses the traditional learning environment by delivering instructional content, often online, outside of the classroom. This would make in-class sessions even more effective as the learner would have already understood the concept. An effective flipped classroom requires careful preparation on part of the instructor.

Jay Cross Memorial Award - 2017

Performance Learning Productivity

The Jay Cross Memorial Award is given to professionals who continuously welcome challenges at the cutting edge of their expertise and are convincing and effective advocates of a humanistic approach to workplace learning and performance.

5 MOOC Building Platforms

LearnDash

Kind of like when Wikipedia hit the scenes, we saw an influx of “Wikipedia-like” sites, templates, and software. Additionally, there are instructions for using other Google products (surprise, surprise) to create a community and to evaluate effectiveness. Now that MOOCs are hitting the scene, everyone wants to jump on board! Granted, some want to get into the game in the hopes of making a quick dollar (somehow?),