TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals. Several different tools are reviewed, and questions that might be useful for evaluation are discussed.

Think About It – How Important Is Reflecting On What You Have Learnt?

G-Cube

Various interactivities can be built within the environment that encourage learners to think, evaluate their decisions and then make the right one. With the help of social network, learners now have the platform for sharing their experiences on discussions boards, through IMs or even blogs.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Learners who have access to the LMS will be able to see their course catalog, complete assigned courses and any evaluations, and measure their own progress. Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools.

Adobe’s LMS Amps up Engagement & Compliance in New Release

Adobe Captivate

They share these learning assets with one another using various social media apps, emails, IM’s and casual conversations. Adobe Captivate Prime , the learning management system from Adobe has been carving out new ground since its initial release in 2015.

Student-to-student interaction in small distance courses

E-Learning Acupuncture

This requires students to create a document that contains all their contact information (including skype/twitter/facebook/IMs/TextMsgs), their expectations for the project, their personal strengths, weaknesses and interests.

LMS Selection Checklist: How To Choose The Best One?

ProProfs

Why is it that people install WhatsApp as the first IM app on their smartphone when the market is flooded with innumerable options? Evaluating the students to see if what they have been learning is bringing desired results is important.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Belatedly, Im thinking that there are relatively easy ways to enable learners to have cake or to eat it as they see fit. Im not sure I suggested writing WIIFM learning objectives, but they probably have their uses.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

The ADDIE model is an acronym: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. Assessments often take the form of a test included at the end of a course to evaluate learner performance. An online assessment evaluates what the learner has learned.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

The features included with a good LMS allow you to deliver course content in a range of eLearning standards, sell courses online, assess and evaluate learner performance, deliver blended learning, brand or white label your portals, integrate with existing systems , and much more.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Youre So Immature: e-Learning in Some Organizations

Learning Visions

Im just about to kickoff a new project with a manufacturing organization to produce some custom courses. Im gonna call them an "immature e-Learning organization." He was venting about Kirkpatrick evaluations. Later, when it was time to pay the bills, I wondered if Id made the right decision because Im sure that my actions didnt change their minds--they just went and found someone who would play ball with them.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

We have two dedicated people to manage IMS and help our program staff use it effectively. How to evaluate the impact of a refreshed content strategy. WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

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Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies

eFront

Evaluation and grading at both the individual and the group level can be used to promote this kind of dual accountability, but care should be taken so that personal progress is not just a matter of independent work, but is also tied with the group’s progress as a whole.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): I keep coming back to this intact cohort idea.

Mark Oehlert

So someone tell me if Im wrong but here is how I am seeing this.the way IT departments are currently incentivized - their ideal situation would be zero users and no connection to the Internet. Im not casting stones here, in fact in a way Im apologizing to all the IT departments for whom Ive caused trouble by demanding applications and access that did nothing to honor the way the were rated on the job performance - essentially I just kept asking them to do me favors.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Wheres Your Center? Whos Your Master?

Learning Visions

Evaluation complete. Im interested to see what responses you might get. Im interested to see what responses Ill get as well. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Good Writing

Tony Karrer

The good news these days for my kids is that there is often a rubric (set of evaluation criteria) that are used to grade their writing. I wonder what the impact of IM and txting will have on writing. What is Good Writing? Rubrics and Good Writing One of my favorite conversation topics is always looking at how school has changed from when I went through. When I was going through school, I often felt that my writing assignments were judged arbitrarily.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Finally, the training solution must be economically viable and the desired outcome clearly defined so that the benefits can be continuously evaluated. The implementation strategy will likely be a phased plan requiring evaluation and refinement. Training solutions need to be constantly evaluated and refined. Phase 6: Evaluation. Evaluation.

LETSI/SCORM 2.0 Wrap Up and Thanks!

Mark Oehlert

I wonder if part of this is due in part to an out-moded model of instructional design than is focused on industrial-era units of learning like courses and isn't built from an architectural standpoint, to handle the idea of people actually learning vis systems like IM, wikis, blogs, etc.

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e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

You might ask, what do I think about when Im shoveling? Well, its a bit out of my budget for the moment; however, Im going to Hawaii in another sense this spring.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

Rapid e-Learning Branching Scenarios by David on 03/31/2010 First iPad University Course by eLearning coach on 05/2010 A Research Design to Evaluate e-Learning Projects by Michael on 07/08/2010 Easy Mobile Learning (Sort of…) by Rick on 07/13/2010 Learning styles: Worth our time?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: ADDIE: Its a Process

Learning Visions

Friday, June 15, 2007 ADDIE: Its a Process This is probably an argument made in any Instructional Design 101 class; I dont think Im saying anything new here. Tom says, (By instructional design, I mean a design model that typically prescribes elements such as learning objectives, presentation of information, practice with feedback, and evaluation that ties back to the objectives. A common one is ADDIE - Analysis-Design-Development-Implementation-Evaluation.)

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eFront Wins Learning Technology Award

eFront

The entries were evaluated by independent judges around the world.

Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

Im currently an online training developer for a large school system in Georgia. Part 2: A four-level framework for evaluating social network ROI. Learning Developments. Thoughts and issues related to the development of eLearning content and general eLearning issues with an occasional diversion here or there. Dec 9, 2008. WBT Development Toolbox. The organization I work for has never formally offered web based training. My role is to help start up a web based training program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

I did informal needs analysis on a daily basis, I wrote measurable objectives and built level 2 evaluations and authentic assessment items. Im with you all. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer? A SME builds a course with the latest rapid eLearning tool. A teacher makes a leap into a new field and gets a job as an "instructional designer".

Breakthrough eLearning: Be Nice to Your SME!

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Thursday, November 30, 2006 Be Nice to Your SME!

e-Learning Acupuncture: Learning objects that work!

E-Learning Acupuncture

Im glad to say I was pleasantly surprised! So after examining this very excellent learning object I can now say I know how Im going to vote on Oct 10th. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Learning objects that work! Its no secret: I dont know everything!

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Oh.this does not bode well for Microsoft.

Mark Oehlert

Instead of a man with no country, Im a man with three computers and three operating systems. I also have a shiny new Dell XPS M1710 laptop for evaluating apps that I cant install on my first computer because we cant have admin rights to those. Im serious.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

Mark Oehlert

If I was evaluating the white papers and Im not, I would really look for one that included a process for investigating and evaluating how all of this other work might integrate with the search for SCORM 2.0. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Clay Shirky at Web 2.0 2008 | Main | ahhh.the goood old days of Herding Cats and Building Planes on the Fly.

Breakthrough eLearning: Getting Approval for Your eLearning Project

Breakthrough eLearning

Im either sitting at a table or I am on a conference call with a client group and we congratulate ourselves on coming up with a really solid plan for a new eLearning project.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] March 12-16, 2012 Association of Research Libraries Service Quality Evaluation Academy , New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] March 14-18, 2011 Association of Research Libraries Service Quality Evaluation Academy , Hotel Monteleone, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Im not sure if the SME was reading a script, reading the notes, or just speaking from the heart. This so rarely happens in the real world -- Evaluation?! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning.

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Breakthrough eLearning: Why I Hate Conferences!

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Tuesday, May 02, 2006 Why I Hate Conferences!

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

Mark Oehlert

So after reading these comments, I guess in large measure Im not disagreeing with her but rather asking if these are the interesting questions we should be looking at right now.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] March12-16, 2012 Association of ResearchLibraries Service Quality Evaluation Academy , New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. link] April 16-17, 2012 International Conference on Information Management and Evaluation (ICIME), 3 rd , Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey. Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.