Creating Learning Spaces in Second Life

Kapp Notes

This morning I received an email message from, Fiona, who provided me with a really interesting link to 50 Tips and Tricks to Create a Learning Space in Second Life. Blogs and Websites --Turn to these blogs for tips, services and tools when setting up a learning space in Second Life. Resources --These tutorials and guides are designed especially for educators who want to create an effective learning space in Second Life.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

In turn, teachers enthusiastically transformed themselves into facilitators , guiding and coaching the participants to inquire, explore, discover and even generate new learnings. Yes, workplace learning has thankfully become more constructivist and even connectivist over time, but we all know that instructivism is still alive and well. Why, in the midst of ever-advancing learning theory and progressive instructional design, does such rampant instructivism persist?

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning?

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What is Microlearning and How Does it Drive Employee Engagement?

Obsidian Learning

Aren’t microlearning strategies firmly established in the learning toolkit? They are indeed…and yet, we at Obsidian Learning believe that our unique conceptual approach to microlearning brings some added value to how microlearning is viewed and –more importantly – how it is applied – as part of a larger learning strategy. And we will never lose sight of the most important aspect of microlearning (well, any learning): the learner.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

There are so many cool ways to learn online now. Learn through Visual Search Engines. It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Learn from Word Clouds. Though Word Clouds aren’t new, have you used them as a learning tool? One of the best ways to learn is to look at things from a new perspective. OpenLearn has a Learning Space with lecture notes and discussion forums.

Webinars In April 2010

The eLearning Coach

So take a little time to grow and get involved in the online learning community. You’re bound to learn something new and you can contribute your ideas and experience through questions and comments. Both Cathy and Patrick are outspoken critics of mainstream e-learning content design and are leading champions in the movement for more creative and engaging solutions. Informal Learning: 5 Ways to do More with Less with Jay Cross. Space is limited.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) | Main | Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda. » July 15, 2008 How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard I tend to rant a bit about content like scholarly articles being locked behind walled gardens but I must admit that the Harvard Business Review is impressing me.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Social Learning?

Christopher Pappas – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 75,000 learning professionals and runs many eLearning related sites (including The eLearning Industry , eLearning Infographics , eLearning Weekly , eLearning Tags , and eLearning Feeds ). He is also the Founder and Owner of the Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals’ Group , which, with over 62,000 members, is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry on LinkedIn.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. These have the potential to redefine what it means to learn online. What technology trends of 2009 have impacted online learning and will continue to do so in the coming year? Social Media. The Future of Learning Design.

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CHRISTOPHER PAPPAS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 75,000 learning professionals and runs many eLearning related sites (including The eLearning Industry , eLearning Infographics , eLearning Weekly , eLearning Tags , and eLearning Feeds ). He is also the Founder and Owner of the Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals’ Group , which, with over 62,000 members, is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry on LinkedIn.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. Forecast: Continued growth and expansion, as this space has profit written all over it, especially if the vendor provides a skinned/branded solution, e-comm (with currency options inc. With 200 plus vendors in this space and continued growth, failing to adapt will result in loss of market share. The challenge will be to truly define the SBMs space. Mobile Learning.

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The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need. Learning initiatives are not altruistic for companies. It means mini-games that reinforce learning.

10 Book Recommendations From Varied Fields

The eLearning Coach

After all, one of the best ways to grow and improve is to stretch and learn from other fields. If you’re delving into building learning communities with social media, this important guide can light the way. Designers spend a lot of time writing and not enough learning how to write more creatively. Based on six principles that synthesize visual design and cognitive science, readers learn to recognize and make use of the hidden language in graphics.

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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Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

If this works, then check out read this cool post by Christy Tucker reviewing a great presentation at Conference on Distance Learning and Teaching. Sent to you by brent via Google Reader: Online Networking in Courses via Experiencing E-Learning by Christy Tucker on Aug 15, 2007 These are my notes from the presentation MySpace is not YourSpace: The Promise and Pitfalls of Online Social Networking at the Conference for Distance Learning and Teaching last week.