APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). Mashups. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. Mashups Possibilities.

Monitoring team performance to drive success

Gameffective

In this blog we offer methods and best practices that, once implemented, will enable you to successfully monitor how well your team performs. If the employee’s production dips below that line, it will indicate that he or she are clearly coming up short due to nerves. Here are a number of methods designed to help you gather this type of information: Real-time Monitoring – Adopting an approach that relies on real-time data streaming and updates is key here.

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World Health 2.0

Learning with e's

I'm very pleased to see that a paper I have been working on with colleagues was published this week in a very specialised health related journal: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. tools, mashups and aggregators to predict localised social trends such as flu epidemics. Have a read of the abstract, and then make your own mind up how much positive impact this approach might have on the future health and well-being of the planet.

5 technologies to promote creative learning

Learning with 'e's

If those methods can also encourage creative thinking, they are even more welcome in the classroom. 5) Video Mashups: Ask students to find 3 unrelated YouTube videos. Using the built in YouTube Editor, ask them to select sections and mash them up, mixing elements to create a totally new message. Who is the mash up video aimed at (audience and purpose)? [NB: I bet you can come up with some more!

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best LMS

Inquisiq

SCORM packages were the obvious choice and both SumTotal and Inquisiq supported this method. Inquisiq R3 News LMS Features LMS Industry MashupGetting a new Learning Management System (LMS) or migrating to a new one? If so, you’ll enjoy this case study. You’re no doubt finding that there is no shortage of different types of Learning Management Systems to choose from. Add in a plethora of technological and organizational factors to consider and the decision can be quite daunting.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

SCORM packages were the obvious choice and both SumTotal and Inquisiq R3 supported this method. Inquisiq R3 News LMS Features LMS Industry MashupGetting a new Learning Management System (LMS) or migrating to a new one? If so, you’ll enjoy this case study. You’re no doubt finding that there is no shortage of different types of Learning Management Systems to choose from. Add in a plethora of technological and organizational factors to consider and the decision can be quite daunting.

Online Training: What's Up With MOOCs?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If any training method is too big, certainly it would have to be the one with "Massive" right there in its name, right? 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.

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Workforce learning in 2019: Finding patterns in a Clouded Crystall Ball

Adobe Captivate

GenY have grown up with rich-media and have a significant difference in attitude from the Gen X. People will want to create and communicate and do this quickly and without “due process” Authoring tools will need to support mashups, but I suspect that tools themselves need to be created as a mash-up of tools. Each constituent tool in the final mash-up relate to a specific media (text, audio, video etc.)

Digital Interaction Design to Tangible Interaction Design

Upside Learning

Interaction design is almost always a synthesis of traditional methods and approaches from varied established disciplines. Tangible interaction designers must use traditional interaction design, engineering, computing, and robotics in a mash-up of skills and methods. When I write about interaction, most people reading it view it in the context of software or some form of digital technology. Interaction” isn’t only about technology or software.

PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning

Tony Karrer

concepts and technologies (mashups, widgets, aggregation, OpenID, RSS, etc.) Flexibility and extensibility Web browser platform Aggregation/Mashups Ease of use Several thoughts jumped out at me: The concept of a Personal Learning Environment (PLE) exists, but actual PLEs only exist as theoretical combinations of skills, methods and tools.

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Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

Also by 2015, gamification will be the primary method by which 40% of Global 1000 organizations seek to transform their business operations. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up? Integration of gamification into more delivery methods. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time.

When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods. Modern learning has become a perfect mashup of traditional and contemporary methods in recent times, courtesy of the digital revolution. The answer to reformation in education, therefore, lies neither in VR/AR/e-learning nor traditional methods, instead of in a perfect mixture of the different approaches mentioned here. But, it is the time to wake up.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Also by 2015, gamification will be the primary method by which 40% of Global 1000 organizations seek to transform their business operations. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up? Integration of gamification into more delivery methods. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time.

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. Face-to-face methods like mentoring might be best. If you share my interest in mashing up agile development and corporate learning, you may want to check out Unmanagement.net. This morning I revisited the delightful story of how people learn to do their jobs at New Seasons Market , a chain of nine natural food stores in Portland, Oregon.

Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

Better Questions for Learning Professionals Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Clark Aldrich - "Second Life is not a teaching tool" Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides The referral sources showed that almost half of my traffic comes via various search engines rather than from RSS readers or from links on other blogs.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Learners interact best when they are given digital methods that emulate the traditional classroom interaction methods. This is the most popular method of teamwork in an social learning environment. Tagging and keywording items, and even creating mashups, help promote natural patterns of interaction in an online learning environment.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Learners interact best when they are given digital methods that emulate the traditional classroom interaction methods. This is the most popular method of teamwork in an social learning environment. Tagging and keywording items, and even creating mashups, help promote natural patterns of interaction in an online learning environment.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

Training Evaluation Methods–An Introduction. Convergence Training: I’m sure people will be like sponging that up. And last year, I thought I would capture maybe 15 to 20 of these, but I came up with 54. Is the learning method, or methods, we’re using working or should we use another one? Our next question that we talked about was just discussing some of the more commonly used training evaluation methods.

Corporate Advisory Council Starts Today

Kapp Notes

The RFP has opportunities for e-learning, hands-on instructor-led elements, social media and follow up training. 3:15-3:45: The Phoenix Group presentation with Cliff Sobel and Rhonda Dorsett The Phoenix Group creates a mash up of training, marketing, education and user experiences. Today marks the beginning of one of my favorite events of the year. Our annual Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) event.

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Don't miss the train!

Learning with e's

I'm just about to hop on a train and make my way up to Milton Keynes for the first time, where tomorrow I'm an external examiner for one of the Open University 's PhD candidates. They conclude that any valid course design should enhance social networking, advance self-direction, enable community and group formation, allow for a variety of assessment methods, and support social filtering and mashing up of feeds.

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Xyleme

Basically, micro-learning describes a method of learning, whereby concepts and ideas are presented (or retrieved) in very small chunks, over very short time-scales, often at the point of need, or at the point of maximum receptiveness. Catching up on what my Twitter network are sharing, whilst waiting for a train. Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader whilst eating lunch. Looking up the best way to buy a rail ticket from the UK to Germany.

Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Keeping up with the pace of change can feel next to impossible. In fact, these are still the most commonly used methods for delivering training. This means doing less of instructional methods and more on experience-based approaches. As a result, organizations are missing the values as proposed by the 70/20/10 methods. The result is a hit-or-miss mashup and a messy learner experience. “ Candle, meditation, trinity ” by Daniel Wanke is licensed by pixabay.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. e-Learning = teaching and learning through electronic methods. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Marshall McLuhan) -- Im not trying to be a smarty-pants here, but I looked this up and Gary was close: "We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. This was an example of a mashup.

E-Learning without Borders

eLearning 24-7

They can discuss best ways to teach a certain topic, seek insight, identify new instructional methods, etc, and no surprise here: they love it. Now before you argue about “security&# or “privacy&# , you can create (even now using mashups or some APIs) the ability to lock down or block certain areas. Pods which were off the hub included a bookstore, library, event center, courses (to sign up and take), chat rooms and other items. Greetings from Moscow.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Coaching may seem like a hot new professional development method, but it is actually steeped in proven techniques and provides a solid return on investment, increasing engagement and producing business results. This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. What about mash-ups? " Wood, summer, carbon " by Philipp T. is Public Domain.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 37) Training Method Trends (27) Examples of eLearning 2.0 (26) I put up a couple of screencasts that show how to use LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. This lines up with what I predicted in 2008.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Here’s a summary of how it works: Foundational learning consists of short modules that teach concepts, process, policies and methods. According to a 2011 Forrester Research report, “Informal Learning Garners Acceptance as a Legitimate Learning Approach,” 76 million millennials will make up 47 percent of the 2014 workforce and will soon become middle managers.

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

collaborative tagging, social networking, mash-ups, and wikis), lightweight representation of semantics and metadata is used in the form of folksonomies, user comments, and ratings. The proposed method offers promising results compared to both semantic measure of similarity and experts ratings. The prototypical implementation of the Personal Reader system for education allowed the authors to evaluate their proposed method and to report on some important lessons learned.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A day with Dave Snowden , October 26, 2010 Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Open up the Navigation. Please if you can, look this research up! October 10, 2010 In our schools, ICT is often held up as an example of modern thinking - an essential for today’s classroom.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. 2008 was an interesting year that saw a myriad of new start-ups offering content through interesting new avenues. We even made the Big Question one month: New Presenter and Learner Skills and Methods. are all coming up as important.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

The Social Web promotes collaboration Collaborative forms of learning are becoming increasingly popular methods of adult education, because they involve all students in the process of learning. These were posted up onto the group wiki, and a short summary attached by the ‘gold miner’ to explain what it contained and why it would be useful. This is a continuation from yesterday''s blog post on changing times and the survival of higher education.

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WHEN YOUR LEARNERS ARE ENGINEERS… BETTER KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE

Wonderful Brain

Finally, let’s look at the considerations an instructional designer might regard as quality learning strategies, techniques and methods when building learning. Two Methods for Designing Learning Engineers will Appreciate. In the current screen learners are told after CM has been added as a Managed Element it is cued up for synchronization. While this seems to have logic and order, it is a mashup of too many ideas in one space.

Can anybody hear me?

Learning with e's

I walked back up the stairs to my desk for a quick cup of tea before the session started. It is also about the freedom to choose the methods of teaching that are open and student centred. I would even go as far as to claim that Edupunk teachers should be challenging the curricula they are required to teach, and especially the assessment methods that are imposed from on high. To say I'm disappointed is an understatement.

Accelerating innovation

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

This is where innovation comes from: mashing up ideas and methods from different realms in order to explore similarities and differences. Mashing up concepts from different disciplines is the direction my friends and I are headed with the Learning Irregulars. At an online conversation at Learntec last Wednesday, I described a few things I had learned about a networked culture that sustained itself again all odds for tens of thousands of years.

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. This is a sense making framework, not a categorization method. Contradictory methods… What’s right within boundaries. Came up with 13 experiments, such things as bussing people to collective eating spots, teaching hunters how to deal with other tribes’ animals etc.parallels for corporations.