Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. 360° photos. Google calls them “photo spheres” and they remind me of Microsoft’s Photosynth. All you need to record your own photo sphere is the Cardboard Camera app.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. 360° PHOTOS. Google calls them “photo spheres” and they remind me of Microsoft’s Photosynth. Whereas Photosynth stitched together discrete photos, you record your photo sphere in a continuous circular motion.

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Students of tomorrow, from yesterday

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

My generation will be required to learn information quickly, use that information to solve new and novel problems, and then present those solutions in creative and effective ways. Photo by Jesse Martini on Unsplash.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. to solve the business problems that need solving. clear on your business problem and desired outcomes. problem? problem and desired result.

Who we are

Learning with 'e's

Some such as Jane Davis said they thought it was a good idea to do this to maintain salience and focus on context specific roles, but others such as Martin King saw problems suggesting that ''just as identity is complex, so is trying to divide it''. Photo by Adrian Clark Who we are by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Digital FaceBook identity learning online social media Technology Twitter Who are you?

ASTD TechKnowledge Wrap Up in Pictures #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Held at the Rio in Las Vegas, this year’s conference featured great keynote sessions from Jane McGonigal, Stuart Crabb of Facebook, and Lisa Doyle of the VA; concurrent sessions and creation stations with Jane Bozarth, Connie Malamed, Julie Dirksen, Kevin Thorn, Aaron Silvers, Judy Unrein, Kris Rockwell, Ellen Wagner, Reuben Tozman, Cindy Huggett, and many others; TK Chats on varied topics; and endless hallway conversations. Stuart Crabb of Facebook.

How To Beat Writing Procrastination

Your Training Edge

Watch your photos for the second time today. Do not think about problems. And it brings you the solution to a problem from your subconsciousness. Or we just cannot confess ourselves that browsing Facebook is not a research, but another way to… You know. If procrastination is a real problem for you, and none of the ways how to avoid it helps, use mindmaps to activate your brain activity. Connect with her on Twitter and Facebook. Procrastination.

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Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

Social networking sites: Facebook (2006), Myspace (2003), Bebo (2005), LinkedIn (2003) and other sites together have changed the face of social networking for ever. Nothing it seems, is 'yours' anymore - once you have posted personal information or photos to Facebook, they are no longer simply 'your property'. They are there forever, and burying the past may prove to be a problem for many.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. The term “21st-century skills&# is generally used to refer to certain core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Facebook Brings Facial Recognition To Photo Tagging.

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Egg-cellent Team Building Challenge

ej4 eLearning

Once the clock was started everyone on every team was immediately engrossed in competitive problem-solving! All ages, all levels, men, and women: everyone was ‘all in!’ You can see a photo of each team on our Facebook page : pursed lips, scrunched foreheads, and laser-focused eyes. The hacky sack challenged our patience and creative problem-solving skills. Last week ej4 held our all-employee meeting in our Kansas City office.

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#G4C Part 4: How to Use Play Test Results to Improve Learning Game Design

Bottom-Line Performance

Problem : Can’t get through game in the desired hour length: Solution : Eliminate 2 months of play from board so we play for 4 months instead of 6 months. Problem : Temporary and permanent housing options were confusing to some players. Problem : Players were unclear how they got into a shelter if they didn’t start the game in one. Problem : Jobs take too long to come up in the Draw pile. I’ll share photos and outcomes of this next play test.

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BLP Launches “BLPCares” With a Summer of Giving Back 

Bottom-Line Performance

Dayspring has its doors open to those who find themselves homeless due to financial problems, unexpected health issues, and other unforeseen crises. “I Here are some photos from last year’s event: Dayspring Renovation Project. I’ll be documenting all of the #BLPCares events to Facebook, Twitter, and our blog.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Facebook. As you might guess, the most popular is Facebook , but the most popular varies depending on age groups. Older adults prefer Facebook. Facebook Groups. Facebook allows you to create private groups where access is controlled and requires approval. You can add files, photos, videos, and of course threaded discussions.

Email a ’rounding error’?

Clark Quinn

using and/or sharing photos or videos for help. connecting to social networks on a variety of platforms: FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, … people using context-sensitive apps to solve problems where they are and tell them what’s around. “Education over the Internet is going to be so big it is going to make email usage look like a rounding error.” ” – John Chambers, CEO of Cisco.

?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths

TalentLMS

Many people observe that Facebook, Twitter and other prevalent social media, are used primarily for casual chatting, vacation photos, witty remarks, cat videos, trolling and the occasional “flame-war”, deducing from this that any time spend on social media is time wasted. Hidden among all the cat videos and vacation photos are all the little information exchanges (about culture, politics, technology, business, etc.) The ancient world had its myths.

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

And homelessness is really a symptom of more widespread societal problems… not a cause. Sure, watching a video or presentation on the problem of homelessness might make you feel bad about the situation, but games immerse you in a scenario and allow you to feel what it’s like in an emotional level. You can view a photo album from the event on our Facebook Page.

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My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

A few weeks later, she posted photos of the tabletop explosion on Pottery Barn’s Facebook fan page. Calling both the customer service line and the store where she bought the table didn’t get her anywhere, but complaining on Facebook did. Given my problem with the bank, I decided to take a leaf out of Jennifer Hellum’s book. Several weeks ago, I deposited a cheque for £122 into my local bank account, but it was paid in as $122.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

It is so necessary for companies to look at problems and think of solutions in a myriad of ways. Follow her on Facebook. Photo Source: [link]. Did you know? A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! You can worry about the skilled workers in your own country all you want but you can’t refute the claims of a government-backed study.

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On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter. Here is where the problem becomes immediately evident: with cloud-based resources, Khan Academy videos, mobile learning applications, social media, and so on, most of our learning activities don’t actually take place inside an LMS. Over the course of the past year on this blog, I’ve described several ways MOOCs are already changing training and development.

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Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text

Integrated Learnings

Images of frustrated expressions might go with a description of a customer's initial problem, intrigued expressions might go in the middle as the problem is being explored and moving toward resolution, and joyous expressions might come at the end when the problem is solved. Basic icons, images of people, and photos of everyday objects can be easily found in any stock image library. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

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Conquer These Evil E-Learning Temptations

Integrated Learnings

Photos and graphics are very important to learners. Make a library of photos you can use in all projects. Make a special trip to take photos for individual projects. Here are some things in particular you should test for each project: The Learner's Navigation - If the learner takes a course but can't complete it, you've got a major problem. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. by Jonathan Shoaf.

The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

We’ll be breaking down what equipment you’ll need, providing help in common problem areas, and hopefully suggesting a few cool techniques you haven’t even considered. The technique has been used heavily in many fields to remove a background from the subject of a photo or video – particularly the newscasting, motion picture, and video game industries. These things can be tough for the camera to distinguish and can cause problems when editing later.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

In a workplace setting, most learning occurs through job-related experiences and human interaction, besides the classic courses: 70% of learning happens through job-related experiences, like taking on new responsibilities, taking part in projects or working groups or using feedback to try a new approach to an old problem (experiential learning). When a team member encounters a problem, all the others can give a helping hand.

Tools That Took the EdTech Industry by Storm

ProProfs

Instead of taking notes, they are now occupied with surfing the Internet, scrolling on Facebook, and messaging their friends on their smartphones, tablets, and laptops. This simple website solves a problem that so many teachers face: attending to students waiting for their attention. This app is more like Facebook; the only difference is that it is solely reserved for educational purposes.

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" SlideShare does not support animation and gives you the typical sharing options of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus, among a few others. I don't necessarily have a problem paying for this, particularly if I'd be using the site for business needs-but I can get this same functionality for free from other sites, so I don't see much logic in paying for it on a site I'm not otherwise in love with.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

More specifically, it allows you to share photos and videos that are accompanied with cool special movement effects and music accompaniment. Animoto’s photo presentation tool is synced with the rhythm of the music you have chosen while at the same time it informs you about the steps of the video editing process all the way to its completion. Also, this tool has a private gallery where you can save all your photos and images. Facebook Pixel.

Is Virtual Reality Training in Your Future?

SweetRush

Facebook® recently announced that it is purchasing Oculus VR® in a deal worth $2 billion. I was intrigued because I’ve designed similar approaches to teach problem-solving and critical-thinking skills in a corporate environment. Photo credit. Virtual Reality Training Offers New Ways to Replicate the Learner’s Work Environment. Oculus VR is the Kickstarter-funded company that is developing Oculus Rift, the virtual reality (VR) headset that will change video gaming forever.

4 Reasons You Need Caption Encoding

3Play Media

On Instagram alone, more than 95 million photos and videos are shared a day. And on Facebook, over 500 million people are watching video daily. While Facebook allows you to add captions to videos, platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter don’t have an easy way to add captions as a sidecar file. But finding the caption button isn’t just a user problem. What is it?

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. This in itself isn’t a problem. And this can be a problem, because it frequently distracts other participants, discourages other noobs from joining in, and generally makes the whole process of peer-to-peer knowledge sharing much less efficient than it otherwise could be. Thou shalt use a real profile photo.

When To – Bring Your Own Device (Office Edition)

WalkMe Training Station

For example, they might have all of their photos from their last vacation saved on their device, but that doesn’t mean they can edit and share them during work hours. While it’s important to create guidelines for most employees in your BYOD program to follow, you should also meet with employees on a one-to-one level to address problems and special cases.

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

ID Reflections

Typically, micro-learning or learning bytes or learning capsules work well as a component of informal learning where the learner pulls what they need to solve an immediate problem. WhatsApp , usually seen as a social app used by groups of friends, can be a powerful micro-learning platform where members of a group can and already do share interesting links, photos, write-ups, posts and so on. Thus, learners can solve problems quickly. What is micro-learning?

4 Reasons You Need Caption Encoding

3Play Media

On Instagram alone, more than 95 million photos and videos are shared a day. And on Facebook, over 500 million people are watching video daily. While Facebook allows you to add captions to videos, platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter don’t have an easy way to add captions as a sidecar file. But finding the caption button isn’t just a user problem. What is it?

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

In a workplace setting, most learning occurs through job-related experiences and human interaction, besides the classic courses: 70% of learning happens through job-related experiences, like taking on new responsibilities, taking part in projects or working groups or using feedback to try a new approach to an old problem (experiential learning). When a team member encounters a problem, all the others can give a helping hand.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. This in itself isn’t a problem. And this can be a problem, because it frequently distracts other participants, discourages other noobs from joining in, and generally makes the whole process of peer-to-peer knowledge sharing much less efficient than it otherwise could be. Thou shalt use a real profile photo.

How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

LifterLMS

So if you’re interested in learning more, Melissa also has a Facebook group called The Design Space Lounge if you’re a designer wanting training. ” And he’ll go, “Yeah, no problem.” It’s taken … Slowly, slowly, slowly, these problems have disappeared.

Maker Party! Show Your Work

bozarthzone

link] Interest: It’s a response to an industry problem. One thing she had to work through: a confidence problem fed by her lack of formal training. Another takeaway: Of the people who offer online resources and samples, there was far more use of Facebook and Instagram than traditional websites. Photo below by Sarah Beard.) … so this happened the night of March 4.

Spotlight On…SHARP Digital

Edume

I knew digital literacy was a massive problem, so I married the two and decided to create a non-profit to bridge this skills gap. Every photo, every bit of text, every quiz - has to be of a certain quality to be effective. You can find us on Facebook. Welcome to the latest edition of our blog series about the companies and people who are using EduMe to motivate and empower people so that they have an improved skill set and are better set up for long-term success in life.

Deliver Outstanding Customer Service with Screen Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s one person communicating with another person, both with the same end goal–to answer a question or fix a problem. Beyond simply showcasing a photo of your team, though, customers enjoy interacting with people, not robots. Send us your questions or comments on Twitter or Facebook. Over the past several years, the term customer experience has continued to gain momentum.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. Many writers have highlighted the power of the global digital tribe , particularly the way groups tend to solve problems more effectively than individual experts (Surowiecki, 2009).