MOOC Major Players


The MOOC landscape is taking shape , and just like social networking sites before it, the major players are starting to emerge. It’s still too early to tell which one of these will fall the way of MySpace, but as Facebook has pointed out, there is often very little room at the top. There is a good chance that we’ll see some more MOOCs emerge in the near term, and then expect them to dwindle away as the true major players begin to emerge.

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How to Create a Facebook Personality Quiz


Recently, a number of engaging quizzes have stirred up Facebook. Quizzes on popular TV shows such as Game of Thrones and Harry Potter are some of the most popular facebook quizzes that are smashing traffic records. They are generating more Facebook comment threads than any viral posts in the site’s history. Recently, I found my cousin took a personality quiz on Facebook to find out which kind of burger she was. Steps to Create a Facebook Personality Quiz.


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Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums.

Adobe Flash and the Danger of Zero Day Exploits


Our Head of Technology, Nik Goile, gives us some background on last month’s Adobe Flash exploits , and explains how CDSM was prepared to deal with them… You probably heard about the Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities that came to light in July. Internet giant Facebook even called for Flash to be killed off completely. CDSM Insights Trends Adobe Flash Adobe Flash Player Danger Flash Player Zero Day Exploits

20 Team Collaboration Tools For Remote Teams In 2020

Your Training Edge

Whether your team is fully remote or has a few key players who work virtually, having reliable, easy-to-use collaboration tools is essential to your success. Facebook Workplace. Facebook offers a robust option that includes all the power of Facebook groups, plus team-oriented options. Why We Love It: Cloud-based: Like regular Facebook, Workplace is always online via the browser or the mobile app. .

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How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

Another study by Facebook found that captions increase video views by 12% compared to uncaptioned videos. User Engagement Video Accessibility Video SEO a11y Brightcove captioning captions closed captions ed tech engagement Online Video search rank SEO sync captions transcription user experience video accessibility video captioning video player video search video SEO video transcription tool

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Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

Facebook – The most commonly used class for Facebook integration is facebook-actionscript-api. Developed by Adobe and Facebook, this API is fully supported by both. YouTube – The YouTube API for Flash, allows developers to load the YouTube video player in Flash files. This player can load any public video and perform various functions like play, pause, seek, control volume etc.

Top 6 Content Marketing Trends for 2019


Since video first became a major player in content marketing trends in 2016, it has transformed how we communicate with consumers. A 2017 Animoto report found that 64 percent of consumers will follow through with a purchase after watching a branded Facebook video. Make sure you are also using Facebook, Snapchat and IGTV to name a few. Research shows that 85 percent of videos on Facebook are viewed with no sound.

What Apps and Cell Phones Are Caption Friendly?

3Play Media

Apps like Facebook, SnapChat , and YouTube allow caption toggling. PlayerXtreme Media Player. ?. ?. Facebook. ?. ?. Video Accessibility User Engagement free social media closed captions subtitles iOS iPad iPhone iPod iTunes Netflix entertainment BBC Facebook ed tech how to closed caption CC caption caption toggling corporatePractically everything we do today can be done on our cell phones.

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Pokémon Go: 3 Lessons for Instructional Designers

Allen Interactions

Pokémon Go players lured to robberies or stepping blindly into traffic. On Facebook, I read a friend’s post describing how her car was rear-ended at a stoplight. By Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. Surely you’ve heard the news stories. Yes, the driver was playing Pokémon Go. Yes, he confessed this to the police, alleviating my friend from any responsibility.

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Stephen Curry Says This Is the Secret to Career Success


Up against the odds, Curry challenged himself to perfect his skills and elevate the players around him. On a recent episode of The Game , on Facebook Watch, he gave us insight into the one thing that set him up for success — something that can make a difference in all of our lives. Whether you are a professional basketball player, a leader of a team, a small business owner, or a recent graduate, Curry’s advice is critical.

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Flash is Dead on Arrival

iSpring Solutions

It’s been more than a year after the unfortunate Flash Player update took place with its fatal security vulnerabilities. Adobe fixed them in 2 months, meaning that you were not safe playing Farmville on Facebook during that time. Shared. The modern market can’t rely on the technology that’s so unpredicted and potentially dangerous. Read more ». iSpring News

Instructional Design vs. Instructional Development: What’s the Difference?


Share on facebook. Facebook. They’re the ones outlining the strategy, identifying key players, and writing the initial script. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn. Share on email. Email.


Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

Here are the top 3 game features more tailored to male players: Mastery – while women want to achieve mastery of relevant tasks, men seem to be driven to master any challenge, regardless of the context. Badging works well here, allowing male players to achieve the highest levels. If there’s a way to promote this player’s achievement publicly, even better. Male players want a challenge, so motivating them with “scores to beat” is very effective.

Announcing winners of the Scenario Training contest!

Adobe Captivate

The entries received close to 10,000 Facebook ‘Likes’. The people’s choice award goes to Steve Shatkin, for his entry ‘Some tips to make you a better poker player’. We’re happy to announce the winners of our Scenario Training contest! We had some great entries and also significant interest from the community. Steve has definitely inspired [.]. Conferences and events eLearning this week Adobe Captivate captivate contest rapid elearning authoring tools Scenario-based Learning

Elo, who’s the best?


This is Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook. Before Facebook, one of his first ideas was to code Facemash, a ranking system of Harvard girls, of whom he managed to get all pictures. The score of the two players adjusts.

3 Top Game Based Learning Links: Weekly GBL Digest – 1

Upside Learning

While many of you follow us on Twitter and Facebook , we do realize that keeping a track of all the tweets/ posts, given the high proliferation and dynamic nature of information, is difficult, to say the least. It provides the player/student with a reasonable challenge and helps the player learn through scaffolding and instructions.

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The Difference Between Games, Game-Based Learning, and Gamification

Infopro Learning

Within a year of being released Farmville had 73 million monthly active users – 20% of Facebook’s 350 million users signed on to play the game on a monthly basis. If you somehow missed the revolution, Farmville was a farming simulation and social network game, developed by Zynga, which could be played on Facebook. The game taught a generation of Facebook users appreciation for the agrarian lifestyle and the virtues of patience and paying for faster crop growth.

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Zip it, Block it, Flag it

Learning with e's

The campaign is being supported by all the major players, including Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Myspace. Tags: MySpace zip it block it flag it CEOP Internet safety cyberbullying Google FaceBook Microsoft e-safety 80% of children in the UK have encountered unsuitable or harmful content on the Internet (Byron, 2009 - see report link below) and it has usually been down to parents to educate their children about keeping safe on the web - that is until now.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

Here’s the stated objective of the game: Object of game :Use a combination of opportunity and luck to earn enough money to get yourself – and as many of your fellow players out of homelessness – in the shortest number of months possible. The game’s winner will be the team that gets the greatest number of its players out of homelessness within 4 months. Problem : Temporary and permanent housing options were confusing to some players.

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Networked noughties 2006-2009

Learning with e's

Another major player in the world of social networking was birthed the same year. In September 2006, Facebook came late to the party, but within a short time (March 2008) it overhauled Myspace as the world's favourite social networking tool. Facebook now attracts more thrid party apps than you can shake a stick at, including popular games such as Mafia Wars and FarmVille. Tags: YouTube Nintendo Wii Twitter FaceBook

Avoid “Me Too” Methodology


I can recall when Facebook hit the scenes. They wanted to have their very own Facebook, but with very minor differences. One that contributes to the industry and will encourage all industry players (your competition) to up their game. We have all been there before.

The Difference Between Games, Game-Based Learning, and Gamification

Infopro Learning

Within a year of being released Farmville had 73 million monthly active users – 20% of Facebook’s 350 million users signed on to play the game on a monthly basis. If you somehow missed the revolution, Farmville was a farming simulation and social network game, developed by Zynga, which could be played on Facebook. The game taught a generation of Facebook users appreciation for the agrarian lifestyle and the virtues of patience and paying for faster crop growth.

Mobile App Trends for 2018

Origin Learning

Most major LMS-players offer an ‘app’ variant of their product. There was an interesting news-item last year that mentioned that Facebook shut down an artificial intelligence engine system. This language was created without any human input, which led to a panic attack amongst the researchers and led Facebook to shut down the project. Expect mobile security apps by key players to flood the market this year.

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Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats.

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What Is Game Based Learning?

Upside Learning

Set clear, short-term goals appropriate to the level of the learner/player and the context in the game. The idea is to make the learner/player continue playing the game. This is something that I realized while playing the game “Mafia Wars” on Facebook. I spent close to a year laboring under the delusion that game based learning was all about incorporating course material into a game. After all, what else could it be?

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Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

First appearing in 2001, the iPod series is now the most successful digital audio player in history with over 220 million worldwide sales at the time of writing. 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'.

4 Social Learning Facts You Should Know


Social media giants like FaceBook and the like demonstrate the possibilities that we have available to us when it comes to social learning despite being remote. Big Business: With the rapid growth in learning management, social learning, and new APIs, the learning industry is attracting some big players. The concept of social learning isn’t necessarily new, but the technology that we have available now does make certain aspects of proprietary.

The 2018 #DevLearn Conference Backchannel – Curated Resources

David Kelly

The resources curated here were shared on Twitter, facebook, and within the conference app. Ready Player 3: The Evolution of Multiplayer AR by Mike Boland. This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the DevLearn Conference and Expo being held October 24-26 in Las Vegas, NV. Official DevLearn Resources. Conference Website. Session List. Special Features. Meet the Guild. PreConference Posts. Program Perspectives.

5 Companies Likely to Buy Coursera


Over time though, we will see only a few major players , and I predict that Coursera will be one of (if not THE one) remaining. Similar to Facebook, I think we can reasonably expect the user growth to incrementally increase as the “wannabees” drop out or are gobbled up by competitors. Nothing is really “free” (just look at modern day Facebook or YouTube as an example).

7 Best Places To Promote Your Explainer Video


YouTube YouTube is rightly called ‘the world’s video player’ It’s huge – 300+ hours of video are uploaded on YouTube every minute. Facebook With 8 billion video views a day , need I say more on why you should promote on Facebook? Not only is Facebook the biggest social media platform, but also the 2nd biggest platform after YouTube to post your videos. In addition, the good news is it’s getting easier to share your videos on Facebook day by day.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

So are best used when you are the dominant player in a market. And they are very different from Facebook or LinkedIn. While an average person might casually spend time on Facebook, members of private communities invest time with a purposeful mindset.

9 Essential Components of Effective Teams

Your Training Edge

The difference between brands lies in the standards of performance of each of the competing players. Moreover, the team should have a well-established rule of assessing both the collective performance of the team and the individual impact that each player brings. When the team players are consistently helped to understand what they’re doing wrong, soon enough, their mistakes will be gone. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

The last session that Peter Smith and I were in, Halo vs. Facebook , was just awful. Brenda Brathwaite: An Interspecies Facebook ARG seriously funny photoshop ideas.what about the wii? e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge this is my favorite session and I have high hopes.

Are Consumers Aware of Their Personal Data Extracted Online?


For Example Almost any information you give on Facebook is sold to marketers in the name of targeted advertising. The recent Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal made it more clear when the social media company utilized a personality quiz called “thisismydigitallife”. The quiz required its participants to give access not just to their profile data but the profiles of all their Facebook friends as well. Surprisingly, Facebook felt this was not a breach of its service at all!

Learning Lessons from Black Ops 2

Integrated Learnings

You do this by gaining points every time you defeat an enemy player. Player ability and teamwork both come in play in order to win the game. The Call of Duty franchise has provided a simple moment of learning that every player is exposed to. On most gaming systems Black Ops 2 players have the ability to communicate with each other through voice chat. You can learn a lot from more experienced players. The other player may know the answer.

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The Commoditization of AI


This kind of recognition of people in pictures was once a novelty, but it is almost trivial to do now – Facebook has been doing it for a few years and so does Google Photos. That is because big players will give competitors the same capabilities! Big players like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, IBM, etc., These developments all make it possible for start-ups to leverage the same power and then sell them out to big players that take enterprises further.