iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

Sausages and mash(up)

Learning with e's

Udo works as a consultant for the University of Plymouth, is a member of the Information Security and Network Research Group here, and he has graciously invited me out to observe what goes on in their face to face meetings. For their project, one of the groups of bright young things has come up with an idea they have called Wiki ++. it is an extended open architecture in which several versions of a wiki page exist simultaneously, so there is potential for endless mash-up, ?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins

Mark Oehlert

» June 03, 2007 Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins Sam Adkins at Ambient Insight passed along a link to a post on the Social Strategist that I just reading through now but which does a compare and contrast between some of the emerging tools for creating mash-ups. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

15 essentials for successful learning

Jay Cross

While cleaning up my office this afternoon, I came up this list of essentials for effective informal learning I wrote a couple of years ago for the ASTD Handbook. Set high expectations, and people live up to them.

Innovations in E-Learning Conference

Kapp Notes

As I get older, I need more time to process information and so I think to my self, hey I know Wendy.but from where? was a mash up of other presentations we have both done in the past.

Online Training: What's Up With MOOCs?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I've been doing some research and have found that there is a LOT of information floating around out there. I thought it might be useful to bring you a concise shakedown on what's up with all these MOOCs. Some MOOCs are set up to steer students to paid follow-up courses to receive professional certificates: eCornell Offers a MOOC that Steers Students to a   Paid Follow-Up.

Social Is Not An Option by Ben Betts

Learning Solutions Magazine

As we find out how learning happens, and how technology can support learning, some interesting hybrids (mash-ups?) Four ideas dominate: informal learning, social learning, mobile learning, and games-based learning. are appearing. This week’s feature looks at how a team in England is putting these together, plus features to motivate learners. The result: a very different way of learning. Mobile Serious Games Social Media Tools

In response to: Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything

ID Reflections

And the scary part of "cherry picking" ideas and creating mash-ups from these were driven home once again. de-contextualize snippets of conversations, texts, dialogues heard, reassemble the various bits and pieces, add our thoughts and pass on the new "mash-up" till it has lost all resemblance to the source. We are also wired to listen to and pick up those bits and pieces that are in synch with our ideas. It is then ours and no longer mash-ups.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

People keep up to speed by attending short two-way sessions with a dozen or fewer colleagues on the job floor. If you share my interest in mashing up agile development and corporate learning, you may want to check out Unmanagement.net.

Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

I love meeting new folks who have either been big fans and supporters of e-learning or are totally new to e-learning and seeking out information and knowledge. If you want additional insight, greater depth of information, including top systems by verticals, user size and markets, you can find it in the report available for purchase. If you are seeking a system that is a mash-up of useful business tools with a strong LMS, than this is a system to examine.

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Learning out loud

Jay Cross

This afternoon I’ve been trying to come up with next practices for Workscapes in general. ” Set high expectations and people live up to them. Make it drop-dead simple to access people in the know, the lessons of experience, how-to information, and performance support.

Prepare the future of Learning for the Genz

Learning Wire

This is due to the social context in which they are growing up. They are growing up as more than passive consumers of media. For example, my daughter has set up a Finsta account. They are also growing up while the Internet of Things is changing how we live.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

I said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. Top-down formal structures won’t be able to keep up with work-driven needs. The new eLeaning is much more informal, collaborative and self-directed. Informal Learning 2.0

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Informal Learning at Nick.com

Kapp Notes

Faces (or What are we Up Against) over on Tony Karrer's eLearning Technology blog. Nick.com is promoting an active community for kids to share information. and start using these technologies or be passed up by the “digital natives” as Prensky calls them.

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

With advanced reporting and tracking now available, we can gather more information than ever about how learners receive and respond to course offerings. Is this something that provides value but takes up more of your time than it should?

Informal Learning, Copyright, Job Satisfaction, & Genius

Big Dog, Little Dog

Formal & Informal Learning - Knowledge Jump. Informal learning gets 86% of all learning investments, while formal learning programs get 14% of the total investment. A movie posted on Stanford University's site called "A Fair(y) Use Tale" mashes up all your Disney favorites to humorously and effectively explain copyright law. Hijacked Disney Characters Explain Copyright - Wired.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

You can also use word clouds as the basis for writing a poem, for studying another language and for comparing two pages of information. Mashups let you combine and remix information, media, content, web applications and services in new ways. Buzz up!

Reaction to IMS Learning Impact 2012 Conference

Xyleme

With the ability to easily create learning applications that seamlessly mash-up the best content, and with the tools available, it is no wonder that some innovative vendors have already seized on this new opportunity. Give a student an assessment to measure their level of competency relative to an educational standard (like common core), then use this information to create an individualized learning plan matched to the learners needs and learning style preferences.

eLearning 2.0

Tony Karrer

I will attempt to update periodically to continue to keep this up to date. Start-Up Guides Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Informal Learning, Communities, Bottom-up vs. Top-Down Rosenberg's Beyond eLearning - Is that eLearning 2.0 eLearning 2.0 The following are the best posts from my blog on eLearning 2.0 as of 2007/04/01.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

This level of engagement could prompt organizations to build their learning content on the TED video lecture model, leveraging the fact that all generations are experienced at consuming information via video. “Xerox captures informal and user-generated content and makes it available anywhere, including smartphones,” said Steve Rath Morgan, learning process and content manager for Xerox Global Learning.

Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.

Trivantis

Sign Up, Start Learning Today. -->. Helpful Information. -->. With one of the most visited YouTube Channels on the planet, THE PIANO GUYS quickly established themselves as the next big thing with their strikingly original pop and classical music mash-ups. Forum. Logins.

The World Bank Offers an Open API

Mark Oehlert

We are releasing this API because we believe this information can be mapped, visualized and mashed up in an unlimited number of ways that will help develop a better understanding of trends and patterns around key development issues ( LINK ). The World Bank's first API offers 114 indicators from key data sources and 12,000 development photos". Nice.and I wish everyone felt this way. "We

A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Hunters on the savannah making rapid decisions with incomplete information. End up with agile framework.

You’ve Been Learning All Wrong or What I learned from “Make It Stick: the Science of Successful Learning”

Pract.us

Louis, have spent years researching how people learn and retain information, and Brown, a novelist, has helped them distill their findings along with other cognitive science research into this book. Make a mash-up of practice. You might have to look it up.

eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. Virtual Classroom eLearning Software - Information about virtual classroom eLearning Software. eLearning Software Trends Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups - How eLearning Software is changing based on Web 2.0

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

While I could write an entire blog post on the reasons for this, I think Clark Quinn summarizes it quite nicely: “As work becomes more complex and the level of information explodes, speed-to-competence will depend on an organizations ability to allow learners to support themselves by tapping into the knowledge of others.” Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

Digital literacy implies the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to apply new technology and media for creating and sharing meaningful information.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Business Casual , April 25, 2009 Fantastic File Converter - eLearning Acupuncture , April 24, 2009 Call for eLearning Demonstrations - eLearning Technology , May 1, 2009 When should you use Informal Learning? Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Future Platforms for eLearning

Tony Karrer

This is somewhat like Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups and Typepad Widgets - A Sign of Things to Come in eLearning Authoring / Developement. The recent article by Dion Hinchcliffe - Blogs, wikis, and Web 2.0

Corporate Advisory Council Starts Today

Kapp Notes

Audience looks on at the CAC presentations which are interesting, funny and informative. The RFP has opportunities for e-learning, hands-on instructor-led elements, social media and follow up training. They showed exciting dashboards of data and information.

RFP 2

Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human (Dusan Writer's)

Mark Oehlert

or perhaps a mash-up of the two, what’s now coming to be known as “crafty knowledge”." I just bought this book and have started working through it - and the purchase was largely based on this interview.

Another Mac. Rothko Pro

Jay Cross

These days, a lot of conferences and corporations are calling me in to deliver presentations about mashing up informal learning and web 2.0. I need a reliable computer to back me up. To me, setting up a new computer is like opening a new chapter in my life.

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

Information flows faster when it’s available to everyone. Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code. They share information with competitors because sharing is to everyone’s advantage.