Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 22, 2019

Mike Taylor

Here is a shot of the best things of the week from learning, design and technology. The first article by Carl Hendrick ( @c_hendrick ), “ The growth mindset problem ” looks at the fact that kids with a growth mindset aren’t getting better grades.

Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

And in a comment, I mentioned that the recent launch of the new Firefox browser was prompting me to switch. I had used Safari over Chrome because I trust Apple a wee bit more, and Firefox was a bit slow. All this changed with the release of Firefox’s new Quantum browser. Now, I want to have an integrated experience across my devices, so I downloaded the Firefox versions for my iDevices as well. design technology

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semantic Technology Primer (found via Stephen D)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « video jug test | Main | "The Book of Learning and Forgetting" » June 14, 2007 Semantic Technology Primer (found via Stephen D) Thanks to Stephen for finding this great rundown on the semantic world. From the site: "Semantic technologies include software standards and methodologies thatare aimed at providing more explicit meaning for the information thatsat our disposal.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

I did a WAY early "Breakfast Byte" session this morning on managing emerging technologies - good turnout and amazingly consistent focus on FEAR as the leading problem in implementing new technologies for learning.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

These tools are dated and cannot meet today’s high technological standards. No matter what technology is used, it takes considerable time and effort to develop an e-learning course, not to mention the high costs involved. Learning Technology Authoring Tools

Multimedia Wars: Flash or HTML5


This however, is generally not the problem for our learner group. Firefox will most-probably support it in future and Internet Explorer 9.0 e-Learning Tools & Technologies Flash HTML5

10 Best Practices in Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

Since in an online setup, learning is mediated through technology, the success of any educational program rests primarily on the design and structure of the course. The role of technology in online learning has to go beyond a medium of delivery.

The Best eBook Platforms for the Post-Readium Era


There are a number of alternative reading systems based on Readium technology (ReadiumJS, Readium SDK and/or Readium LCP) available. These are some of the recent, native Readium test apps on mobile platforms created to demonstrate the current Readium technology.

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7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Browser Compatibility: Learners use different browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, and more to the launch an e-learning course. Community Support: Choosing the right rapid authoring tool with a good supportive forum or blog may help you solve your problems.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning


Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. There are solutions to these problems.

Comment Challenge Catch-Up

Experiencing eLearning

Do Instructional Designers Really Need Technology Skills? Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. Technology Skills for Instructional Designers. Firefox Extensions. I loved the debate about whether instructional designers need technology skills or not. Two are about the tools I use: Diigo and Firefox. I’m slowly catching up on the comment challenge. I’d planned to do a bit more over the weekend.

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Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. Access to that content is a problem for people using a different LMS on another server.

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete


Old technology is not like outdated elements in other spaces. When technologies grow old, they simply turn into liabilities, riddled with operability and security problems. There are still some elements of the Internet running on Flash technology.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0 eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

The Learning Dispatch

The 33 rd California State University, Northridge Assistive Technology Conference (CSUN) is like all good conferences: so much information so quickly that you fear your brain is about to melt. (By Technology changes, as do challenges.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. robust (content has to be able to be interpreted by assistive technologies such as screen readers). Have your courses been tested with assistive technologies?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. robust (content has to be able to be interpreted by assistive technologies such as screen readers). Have your courses been tested with assistive technologies?

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users


And I don’t say that lightly because there’s been so many iterations and we built a fantastic program that helps guys get tremendous results and we have more testimonials that we don’t know what to do with right now, which is a great problem.

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Two problems: Although this was the same model as my laptop, the owner doesn’t use a mouse, and I do. So let me explain, starting at the top left: I use Apple and Firefox because experts I know talked about how easy and handy they were, and that has been my experience too; I like them.

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


Trying again to respond via firefox browser - seem to have difficulties with internet explorer. Hi Christofors, BBB is awesome but unfortunately, I have faced lots of problems in its installation on my server that`s why could`t make it.

eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2009. Google Wave as a Learning Tool - Learning and Technology , June 12, 2009. Expert Level Answers via Social Networks - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2009. eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009. Individual Value Required - eLearning Technology , June 11, 2009. Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List - eLearning Technology , June 9, 2009. eLearning Learning Hot List. June 2009.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing. so you can message your students and solve their problems in real time. Keywords Everywhere is a chrome or firefox extension tool that is ideal for researching keywords and makes your search of keywords easy. What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. And, I couldn’t agree more!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Firefox My browser of choice. Check out all the other top ten lists from learning professionals at Jane Harts Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. My problem is that I dont yet have the one tool you apologize for including - the iTouch (or other mobile access device). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Let us address the technology aspect. Nuts and Bolts: Too Many Tools by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , September 7, 2010 Cognitive overload – too much information – is one type of problem for learners. Another type of problem that designers can create for learners is too many distractions from too many tools. Here’s how to recognize the problem, and what to do about it. Which of these technology changes will impact training the most?

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. With solar powered technology you will get all the workspace and electrical independence you need, even in your back garden. in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services.

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Mark Oehlert

We can use methodologies and technologies that seem to have a positive impact on peoples ability to learn; but we are NOT selling learning. Karyn, At my last job I was a Learning Strategy Architect.probably hypocritical but I have less of a problem with the job titles (no one is selling me a job title) and as far as fierce, I was inspired by you and your posting on race and ethnicity. :-). Firefox. e-Clippings (Learning As Art).

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Product Review: GeoLearning GeoMaestro

eLearning 24-7

One of the biggest challenges and common problem in the LMS/LCMS space is navigation and ease of use issues when it comes to the what the learner sees. What is great about GeoMaestro is if you choose to use the WebEx solution, it integrates nicely with the admin side of the house, taking away past problems, often seen in other systems. My pitch is simply this, if your current clients use only IE, then why do you offer Firefox as well?

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

There are enough vendors who are not going into the widget space, but are enabling the integration possibilities of APIs, which are really offers a powerhouse potential (a future emerging technology topic). T-Mobile has equal problems, as does Sprint. Firefox, Opera and IE9 are in the pipeline. Adapt to the marketplace and be willing to embrace social media and emerging technology.


e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Small Basket of Virtual World Items

Mark Oehlert

" "These skills include strategic thinking, interpretative analysis, problem solving, plan formulation and execution, team-building and cooperation, and adaptation to rapid change." " I think the idea here is more like an Americas Army , recruiting type experience designed to increase the number of kids involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). **I

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

Mark Oehlert

enable interoperability among learning systems and the technologies that support collaboration and community, including social networks, community learning, wikis, blogs, multiplayer games, and the emerging world of user generated content?" We are running full tilt into other efforts in exploding market spaces that may well be already trying to solve problems that have thought were unique to us.

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

Mark Oehlert

I am also realizing that I have terrible problems with authority and I need to work on that.