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My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

That helps me remember what I attended and what I learned, and it lets me share that knowledge with others. In a recent discussion about how I have learned about instructional design without getting a master’s degree, someone asked me what courses and webinars I’ve attended. Storytelling and Scenario-Based Learning. Tips for Storytelling in Learning. Engaging Students with Scenario Based Learning in Online Environments. Synchronous Learning.

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Learning Management Systems: The wrong place to start learning

Coursy

By George Siemens Introduction Learning Management Systems (LMS) are often viewed as being the starting point (or critical component) of any elearning or blended learning program. The underlying assumption is that if we just expose students to the content, learning will happen.

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How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I read a paper called Perspectives on learning and technology: A review of theoretical perspectives "This paper provides a review of literature pertaining to theoretical references on educational practice and technology from perspectives of learning theories of the 20th and 21st centuries." A learning theory (or theories) helps understand how people learn, thereby assisting educators, trainers and facilitators reflect on their educational practices.

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Is there anything Moodle can't do?

Clive on Learning

Over the past two months I've been working extensively with the open source virtual learning environment (VLE) Moodle. Starting as a complete beginner, I have found Moodle extremely easy to learn (in spite of pretty awful online help) and I have been able to create what I want in surprisingly little time. My question is, what am I not getting that I would with Blackboard, WebCT, FirstClass and other VLEs?

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Apples and Pears

Clive on Learning

Yesterday eLearning Guild announced their Member's Choice Awards for Learning Management Systems (LMS). Now I don't normally get very excited about LMSs but these awards attracted my attention, because in amongst the Sabas and the SumTotals was little ol' open-source Moodle: Award for market share - Small and Medium Corporate Learning Management Systems - Platinum award: Moodle. Award for satisfaction - Small and Medium Corporate Learning Management Systems - Platinum award: Moodle.

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Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

But, they do use modules (so you can buy learning for example, and then down the road or at the same time performance and so forth). . To me, each one of them does a lot of different things, but learning is a secondary, not primary. . More towards HR (at the moment) than say learning, but that doesn’t mean they do not care about learning, nor see it as a revenue generator – they do. Saba Learning. eLogic Learning. E-Learning 24/7.