Top 11 Trends for Organizational Learning

The Learning Circuits

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Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Till that time, I wouldn’t be relying on them for much more than connecting and communicating, another tool like IM, video chat, VoIP etc. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Or does it happen in spite of these systems?

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Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below. I would expect the document to continue to grow and change, but thought it would be worth having it available in a text format as well (so I can find it when I need it).

10 Tips for Successful Webinars

360 Training

Prior to the event, work with a friend or colleague and try out equipment to see which of your options sounds best, from a land line telephone to computer software with voice over IP (VoIP). Turn off email, IM, and social alerts. Instructors, lecturers, and subject matter experts: Get your next webinar off to a great start by following these quick rules—and by using 360training’s free webinar tools ! Do a system check prior to the event.

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Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

You can also paste the video into an IM chat, email or Twitter. VOICE OVER INTERNET (VOIP). I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application. And every so often, some great software comes along that saves time and frustration and can be downloaded for free.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

If I notice Im losing someones attention in class, Ill instantly make direct eye-contact, maybe raise an eyebrow, and start talking directly to that student, and most of the time. Im the same when teaching face-to-face -- big user of the laugh to create connection. There are many VoIP tools that allow sending video as well as audio. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 2: Starting the day with Raph

Mark Oehlert

Main | I dont want to go to another conference EVER that does not recycle » February 18, 2008 GDC Update 2: Starting the day with Raph ( BTW - I will go back later and add pics/links/etc to these posts but unbelievably, internet access is wicked spotty here and Im trying to get out what I ca n) So GDC is now a world of summits. Research - VOIP makes us meet less strangers.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

Learning Tools Interoperability is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium. In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across. We finished up at the letter H in the previous post so let’s pick up at I and work our way through to Z. Yes, we did include an entry for the Z thanks to our CTO Des! iCALENDER Is a global adopted format for sharing meeting requests.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

The primary purpose of the LTI standard, created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, is to connect learning systems, such as an LMS, with external service tools. VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol). From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional.