First Impressions of TelePresence

Experiencing eLearning

I have all these global conversations via Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and so on all the time, but I hope all these connections never stop being remarkable. One of the problems we had with our session is that we had more people in the room than official seats. Tags: Tools Workplace Learning e-Learning synchronous e-learning TelePresence I recently participated in my first TelePresence meeting.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I have a private Facebook account too, but I hardly use it. We now use Facebook more for announcements and things like that. Following others in twitter becomes more and more a problem if you follow too many. Everything I create I store in Dropbox and I can synchronize it on other computers and mobile devices. I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. Maybe I use too many of them.

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How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

The problem is there is a right way to do it and lots of wrong ways to do it. The problem with JI was their name. Three huge problems are facing brick and mortar colleges as a whole. In today’s higher education e-learning world, synchronous based learning rules. before the class is even launched (if they follow the synchronous based approach). . This includes using social media and not just say Facebook.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

The main purpose of microblogging in MOOCs is to provide opportunities for synchronous interaction, such as a once-a-week live conversation. Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve. They found that the employees near the edge of a cluster were more effective at problem-solving than those in the middle of a cluster.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

The main purpose of microblogging in MOOCs is to provide opportunities for synchronous interaction, such as a once-a-week live conversation. Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students.

To MOOC Or Not To MOOC? That is the question for the learner…

Coffee and Design

In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets , MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs). Because MOOCs are so “massive” it is difficult to have all of the course content delivered in a synchronous format, but I do believe having some synchronous moments, (e.g.,

How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning

Wizcabin

It can happen in two forms, including; Synchronous Form: through social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Video conference, Chats, Instagram, etc. One can make use of all the features of the synchronous and asynchronous forms of learning to encourage collaborative learning. Since real-life problems are inevitable and can happen anytime, there’s always a need to get solutions that can help us. Image by rawpixel from Pixabay.

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

Jane Hart

With all of us owning so many devices nowadays – company laptop, home PC, smartphone, tablet – synchronizing files across these devices has become a necessity, so that we always have access to the latest version, and Dropbox helps to do this. Dropbox recognizesthat this file synchronization and file haring is a key functionality for business, but also realises that security is a big issue for many, so offers “bank grade security” for corporate teams.

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

This oversight can negatively impact SEO and bounce back rates when users aren’t patient enough to deal with an interface problem or a slow website. Captions are time-synchronized text that can be read while watching a video. Transcripts are a word-for-word text representation of a video’s spoken content without the time-synchronization. Another study by Facebook found that captions increase video views by 12% compared to uncaptioned videos.

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Which Training Delivery Method is Best for Your L&D Program?

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. Right now, it’s hard to imagine that classroom-based training will ever happen again, but it’s still an effective training tool, especially when you want learners to try out scenarios and work out problems as a team. Share on twitter. Twitter.

Which Training Delivery Methods is Best for Your L&D Program?

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. Right now, it’s hard to imagine that classroom-based training will ever happen again, but it’s still an effective training tool, especially when you want learners to try out scenarios and work out problems as a team. Share on twitter. Twitter.

DevCorner: Sharing Run Configurations in Android Studio

TechSmith Camtasia

Recently, the Coach’s Eye team has been exploring customizing the set of build steps executed when running through Android Studio and ran into the problem of keeping them synchronized across our team. DevCorner is where we talk about all things software development-related from inside TechSmith. This is the place for i nterviews with our devs, source code samples, and an inside peek at some of the cool stuff we’re working on… Intellij.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Problem Based Learning: A learner-centred approach that’s similar to Scenario Based Learning. In this approach, learners are presented with a problem and gain knowledge from the development of a solution. Social learning: Learning that integrates social tools a learner is likely to use, for example Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter and Skype. Synchronous learning: Instructor-led learning in a virtual classroom setting.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Instructor-centered class (virtual) – similar to classroom except instructor delivers instruction via the Web and class can be synchronous or asynchronous. Instructor-facilitated workshop – meeting convened by an instructor; participants learn from experience of working together on solving a problem or creating something new. Social media – using computer-mediated platforms for sharing information, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogs. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem, though, is that many primary schools are still geared to teach in ways that would be more or less recognizable to students from thirty years ago. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

What is Blended Learning? A Guide to Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. They made the switch to a synchronous learning platform to allow both in-office and satellite workers the same blended learning resources and tools. Using your experience and the help of the instructors, ask yourself: Where are the problems?

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary. Navy intends to sit back and watch what unfolds, taking advantage of thousands of minds to generate innovative approaches to a real-world problem. The problems facing struggling Fortune 500 companies are often similarly complex, yet few if any are utilizing a crowd-sourcing model.

TCC08: What can Educators Learn from Online Religious Communities?

Experiencing eLearning

Technical problems. She had not used a chat room, IM, Facebook, or MySpace before joining a site called OurPrayer.org. It’s hard to do synchronous and get everyone there at the same time. This is another liveblogged post from the TCC 2008 conference. Presented by Scot Headley, Amy Dee, Sue Phillips, Tricia Meyer, Jeanette Eggert. Doctoral students at George Fox University. Based on seminar where doctoral students created online community projects.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

They might even jot down a few notes that you can reference the next time you troubleshoot that widget problem. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

To avoid this problem, companies must build significant financial and human resources into ERP project plans for communications, training, and other organizational change management activities. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Workers have to solve problems on the fly. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: Informal Learning , social learning About Jon I have been involved in enterprise learning, in big companies and.

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The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: elearning , Informal Learning , JIT learning , mobile learning , performance support About Jolene One of my favorite things to do is save the day. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

I learned that the Target Center in Minneapolis is the 28 th busiest building in the nation via Facebook today. That’s right, FACEBOOK! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: Apple iPad2 , blended learning , elearning , Informal Learning , Inkling , instructional design , interactive learning , peer-to-peer learning , performance support , social learning , social media About Jolene One of my favorite things to do is save the day.

How Video Accessibility Improves UX and SEO

3Play Media

This oversight can negatively impact SEO and bounce back rates when users aren’t patient enough to deal with an interface problem or a slow website. Captions are time-synchronized text that can be read while watching a video. Transcripts are a word-for-word text representation of a video’s spoken content without the time-synchronization. Another study by Facebook found that captions increase video views by 12% compared to uncaptioned videos.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: Informal Learning , instructional design , interactive learning , social learning About Jolene One of my favorite things to do is save the day. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. Collaborative documents allow teams to share ideas and work together on projects either synchronously or asynchronously. Real-time collaborative tools are excellent for group problem-solving and brainstorming. While most MOOCs are designed for asynchronous learning, virtual meetings allow for synchronous collaboration. Web 2.0

7 Learning Management System Pitfalls to Avoid

AbaraLMS

Creating too many Administrators can lead to problems. Often, administrators suggest including every piece of data on their HR system into the LMS to keep it synchronized with the information stored in the HR system. For example, integrating social sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook can enable learners to share their completed courses online and mention their recent certifications on their social profiles.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Medical researchers take what they have learned and think of new ways to apply the knowledge, to make procedures better and safer, to solve other problems. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe) | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected. It doesn’t take into account the number of people who just deleted the survey from their inbox without ever even starting, and that has always been the real problem. My vote to solve this problem?

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe)

Dashe & Thomson

But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected. It doesn’t take into account the number of people who just deleted the survey from their inbox without ever even starting, and that has always been the real problem. My vote to solve this problem?

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: Wikis About Jolene One of my favorite things to do is save the day. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: Wikis About Jolene One of my favorite things to do is save the day. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

And what used to be homework [solving problems] is now done in the classroom.” What happens in class is interactive problem solving – which means, in effect, that the “teachers have used technology to humanize the classroom,” he says. The idea of flipping the age-old model of lecturing in class and assigning problems for homework is brilliant, of course.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

The when, why and how of auto-refrigeration is a complex problem with a huge number of variables. So, I am sure you see the problem here. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Free e-Learning books

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Members of the higher education academic and research communities K-12 educators and technologists Workplace technology integrators Synchronous e-Learning - eLearning Guild (Update 11/16/2010: suggested by Miriam Ramos-Warth ) The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous e-Learning is intended for anyone who wants to produce, lead, or promote live, interactive learning events on the Web.

Rx for SMEs

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: project management , subject matter experts , surveys , system implementation training About Jolene One of my favorite things to do is save the day. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.