Simulations in e-Learning: The power of experiential learning

G-Cube

We gather and process information using our senses but it is through ‘doing’ that we actually learn. simulations in e-learning interactivity ine-lear ning Simulation-based e-learning With evolving technologies, the need for high-end e-learning is also on a continuous rise.

How to Harness Informal Learning

Rob Hubbard

Informal learning, like the scenario above, takes place constantly in most organisations. It is estimated that probably as much of 80% of learning within an organisation is informal, with formal training constituting the other 20%. What is informal learning?

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Tips for facilitators in Ning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I've been exploring Ning a little further than I did and compared it to other forums like socialgo, collectivex and grou.ps. Gro.ups is open source, has a lot of similar functionalities to ning (and more- you can upload files easily) and is also without advertisements (for free!).

Elgg, Ning, and SocialText

eLearning Weekly

Please chime in and comment on your experiences if you’ve used Elgg, Ning, and/or SocialText. You can download and run Elgg on your own servers or you can pay to have somebody host it for you (see hosting information ). Ning. "Ning "Ning lets you create and join new social networks for your interests and passions." Ning hosts your social network(s) for you. Ning has both free and paid options.

CEO of Ning Keynoting at Defense Information Systems Agency

Mark Oehlert

So I love that now as people ask me about accessing things like social networking sites like ning from within DOD, I can say things like "well we may not be 100% of the way there but DISA had so-and-so for a keynote speaker, that must indicate something.".and Tags: DISA ning I LOVE this. Turns out DISA (at the most simplistic, understated level - this ISP for. .

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Information and facts that are hard to retain when they are drilled out of any meaningful context and are learned much more effortlessly when learners are acquiring them as part of a game or through social media such as blogs or micro blogs. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Ning or LinkedIn group) to start exchanging online related to the topics of the trajectory. (3) You use Twitter and Ning to foster an online community to exchange in order to stimulate innovation, but also send someone to a conference and ask him to blogging about it.

Informal Learning Blog » Small is beautiful

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Heres a taste of whats on my plate right now: Lots of Software Trai ning Finishing up a big project update for a large financial institution. In fact, when I first started blogging, I was wrangling with the notion of getting an informal degree in instructional design.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And the system itself is growing with sites like Social Media Informer. Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year.

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

audio, visuals, animations, or video), the proper location of information on screen, screen attributes (e.g. colour, size of text, or graphics), the pacing of the information, and information chunks to avoid information overload."

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Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is not so of a new generation of social networking technology, which is being used to provide software services under trading names such as Ning, CollectiveX, Sossoon, Hiitch, Huddle, Mzinga, British Telecom's Workspace (project management), Clearspace, and even Microsoft's Sharepoint.

Multi-me

Learning with e's

So besides all my Flickring (4 accounts), Twittering , Plurking and Facebooking, and my occasional Slidesharing , Wikiing, Ninging and Elgging, I have also joined the International Edublogger Directory (check out their blog ).

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

I use Google multiple times a day — looking for information on how to do this, or how to do that — for both my professional life and my personal life. A lot of the information I find is posted by ordinary folks — folks with a passion for a topic and willing to share their knowledge with others. Employees desire ways to interact with each other as the share information. employees) can create content to share information with learners (a.k.a.

My Learning Tools

ID Reflections

I just finished reading Harold Jarche’s post: Seek, Sense, Share In the post, he talks about how seeking information, then applying our personal sense-making filters to it, and finally sharing it helps us to see the interconnections, patterns and the larger whole.

Alternative Use of Video in The Classroom – It’s Not Just for Homework Anymore

Visual Lounge

Maybe you are a member of the Flipped Learning Ning and follow a group. And for some teachers and schools, this is exactly what works for them — the transfer of basic informational in a lecture format. Additional information can be found at www.arfstrom.net.

Social media for trainers: think differently!

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The workshop was quite successful as measured by the people who contacted me afterwards for more information, to buy my book or to ask whether they could share our test Yammer and test Ning with their colleagues. I did a workshop last Friday on the conference ' Trends voor Trainers '. The topic was: social media as learning instrument. Amazing that I don't have to translate the title of the conference for you, I'm sure you can make sense of it in English!

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

You make an easy choice and open a ning or groupsite. Your information is stored externally. Option 3: Your own social network platform like Ning , group site , grou.ps , Socialgo , collectivex , MINDZ.

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

eFront

I like the results I'm able to create a Amplify a LOT better than Ning, for instance.

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

They focus more on information push and it's less intended to have user-contributed content. Using SharePoint for Event Planning & Organizing Just like we used a Wiki one year and Ning another to support the online conference LearnTrends , SharePoint can be used to manage all types of events, especially internal events. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint.

E-Learning Uncovered | Blog

E-learning Uncovered

The information often makes me ask how we can best use this new information to develop the best courseware for our learners. I use Google multiple times a day — looking for information on how to do this, or how to do that — for both my professional life and [.]

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Here are eight myths that you often hear, and some expert information to the contrary. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers

Clark Quinn

Just yesterday (after having joined this ning as my first ning ever) I found a ning on the topic of Moodle, and I posted my question there. I need information faster than that. Yesterday I created a screen cast on LinkedIn for Finding Expertise. Today, I saw a post on our Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals where someone said: I am currently trying to find a SME experienced with Moodle (a CMS/LMS) and WizIQ (synchronous web class technology).

10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with e's

Sure, sending tweets and posting on Nings has had a great impact on my thinking and doing, but it's more than that. Access to information is power, and all kids deserve to be powerful. So when all kids have access to information, what they learn changes completely. Steven W.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

A few weeks ago I did a very informal query on Twitter, asking people what were their favorite eLearning brands. Responses varied, but this is what came back: Captivate Articulate Camtasia SnagIt Ning Fireworks Adobe Lectora Google And the eLearning Guild got a few mentions Granted, this was a moment in time on Twitter, so were probably talking about a particular sector of the universe that replied to my question.but.nonetheless.what stands out about this list?

eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009

Tony Karrer

Adult Learning in the Workplace – Research Findings Top Keywords PKM eLearning Tools Informal Learning Swish Adobe Captivate Twitter LinkedIn Tools Harbinger Adobe Google Articulate Microsoft eLearning Technology. Here are the top items via eLearning Learning.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

Too much information. More important advances in the future will be our advances in dealing with information & problem solving, not in computer technology ( he was quoting someone–didn’t catch who, and this is only a paraphrase ). These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

Asynchronous Discussion I personally have found that Ning works great as a tool for all sorts of different needs. Creating a new Ning network is very easy and it gives you a lot of what you would want / need as a work team.

Weekly Bookmarks (4/12/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Presentation on teaching online with VoiceThread & Ning, including survey results with learner perspectives on how these tools helped create a sense of community. tags : e-learning , education , instructionaldesign , teaching , voicethread , ning , web2.0 , community , lms. Information on using rubrics for assessment. Information on the MOOMIS report creator for Moodle–create reports by groups over multiple courses.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Workscape evolution - Informal Learning , May 7, 2010 This morning Jane Hart posted this 5-stage model of the evolution of workplace learning in an organization. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. Take This LMS and Shove It - Living in Learning , May 19, 2010 With the rapid shift to informal learning, the LMS is being dethroned as the center of the learning systems universe. Information overload is more serious than ever.&#.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Conference Formats - eLearning Technology , April 23, 2009 Also, if you are interested in future conferences , please go sign up on the Learn Trends Ning Group. Rethinking conferences - Informal Learning , February 17, 2009 When I signed up for Spaces for Interaction: An Online Conversation about Improving the Traditional Conference , I didn’t appreciate how timely the topic would become. There will be more information coming around the use of Twitter at the conference.

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Learning Communities List

Tony Karrer

As we are wrapping up the week for Learn Trends , one of the questions we faced was what to do with the Ning community that sprung up to support the conference. E-)learning network - Fairly active LinkedIn group/network for professionals working in the (E-)learning industry and informal learning industry. Large, active Ning community hosted by Elliot Masie with monthly questions that spark discussions.

eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

A few weeks ago I did a very informal query on Twitter, asking people what were their favorite eLearning brands. Responses varied, but this is what came back: Captivate Articulate Camtasia SnagIt Ning Fireworks Adobe Lectora Google And the eLearning Guild got a few mentions Granted, this was a moment in time on Twitter, so we're probably talking about a particular sector of the universe that replied to my question.but.nonetheless.what stands out about this list?