Weapon of choice

Learning with 'e's

As an educator, what tool or technology would you never be without in the classroom or learning space? My one weapon of choice is a dry wipe board and some pens. If there was nothing else, I could still conduct all my lessons using a board and pen. There are so many things you can do with a whiteboard and pens. But for me, it's a natural progression - a use of the tool by students to learn for themselves. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Discussion with Chip Ramsey, CEO of Intellum

Kapp Notes

Recently, I sat down with Chip Ramsey the CEO of Intellum , a company soon to be a house-hold name in the e-learning space, and discussed with him a wide range of topics. I have spoken about Intellum before in my post How Much for that E-Learning in the Window. Here is the interview which will be the first of many with different people in the e-learning and learning space.

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Blog Book Tour: #Gamification Fieldbook Part 1 Recap

Kapp Notes

So far the blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice is off to a good start. Here is a recap of the tour so far (more great tour stops coming): Tour Stop: Karl Kapp’s New Gamification Fieldbook for Learning Professionals –Great overview of the book and good description of the change occurring toward the use of games and gamification in the learning space. Learning! Learning!

eXSpace exploration

Learning with 'e's

In this follow-on from one of my previous posts entitled Going to the wall , I'm going to highlight some of the features we plan to incorporate into our new experimental learning space (eXSpace) at Plymouth Institute of Education. I mentioned that among the many 'sand box' tools and technologies in the space will be a number of touch surfaces. However, picking up the red pen and then replacing it in the black pen socket didn't help matters.

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Hurrah for client winners of John Leh’s Best of the Best

Rustici Software

” for our clients who were named a top LMS by John Leh in his recent list, “2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best.” ” John Leh is CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning, LLC. John’s advice is based on twenty years of industry experience, having served as a trusted LMS selection and sales adviser to more than 100 learning organizations with a total technology spend of more than $65 million. Best Learning Tech Innovator.

Imagined worlds

Learning with e's

One of the new skills that teachers will need to master in the future will be the ability to manage virtual learning spaces. Learning always takes place in the mind of the learner, but the formalised activities of learning have never been confined to the classroom. Such imagined worlds can also be very flexible, in that they represent spaces where the student is not constrained by the traditional boundaries of space and place.

2020 learning technologies

Learning with e's

Pragmatists might also point out that even if new technologies are introduced into formal learning spaces, they are often applied poorly and innappropriately, or are used in ways that fall short of their true potential. The only way this will happen is when they become as affordable to purchase and use as a ball-point pen or a pencil. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. When I try to gaze into the future I hurt my eyes.

One step beyond

Learning with e's

To achieve its optimum effect, the use of any social media - whether it be blogging, wikis or any other form of sharing of content - must breach the walls of the traditional learning space. Social media are time and space independent. They do not operate within, or rely upon, traditional ways of learning. Traditional learning has never been that successful at achieving this, no matter how many exchange visits or pen pal schemes were instigated.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Like many of you out there, we too believe that, in today’s learning landscape we need ‘learning rebels’ and ‘learning provocateurs’, and not ‘learning conformists’.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

I’ve really been watching this space for the past two years, and while there continue to be enough products that fit within this category, I’m on the belief that this space is on the downside. I love Questionmark, its a wonderful product and it can use a “connector” to integrate into your learning platform or system. Greater increase in the number of learning management systems offering quiz/assessment tools. Collaborative Learning Systems.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. I know its in the buzz phase, but every day new apps are being developed and launched in the commercial space. Social Learning.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

In the name of fellowship and bringing all of us around the world together, now more than ever before, the calling out of THE TOP PICKS of E-LEARNING 2016 is the first step (okay, maybe not the first step, but for this post.). I bring you my top picks for a wide swath of products on the online learning space. Ability to use, re-use assets i.e. resuable learning objects. Course standards include xAPI and PENS, besides the standards of SCORM. . E-Learning 24/7.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Clever and logical features, especially when it comes to emerging technology with e-learning. Collaborative Learning Environment – Share building of courses in real time, albeit, not two at the same time, so no desktop sharing in that regard. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. ” — Gene Levinson INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Being a Learning Rebel is about passionately wanting to drive change. ” ?

2020 learning technologies

Learning with 'e's

Pragmatists might also point out that even if new technologies are introduced into formal learning spaces, they are often applied poorly and innappropriately, or are used in ways that fall short of their true potential. The only way this will happen is when they become as affordable to purchase and use as a ball-point pen or a pencil. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. When I try to gaze into the future I hurt my eyes.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewildered on what is happening, why what is needed isn’t appearing as it should, and how is it possible that something so obvious based on where e-learning is heading, mobile is pushing and future tech is inspiring is lost among so many vendors? For those who are e-learning developers, instructional designers (with the background to back it) or instructional technologists, I feel your pain.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0

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