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). APIs available in popular programs – SAAS. Mashups. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map. Mashups Possibilities. API and Mashup Directories.

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

A programmer would submit a program on punch cards and wait hours for it to compile. Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code. If a mashup produced a Frankenmonster, you threw it away and tried something else.

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.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs.

Tin Can API – What you need to know

Inquisiq

Leverage activity streams to consistently evaluate and improve training program effectiveness. LMS Industry MashupWith mobile becoming an increasingly larger part of the online learning experience, it’s no surprise that we need to adapt our methodology to provide a consistent experience across all devices. This is where the Tin Can API comes into play, giving us the ability to track and evaluate different types of learning experiences through one cohesive “language.”

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

Inquisiq

The institute pioneered the Patient Navigation program to reduce disparities in access to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P. The program also provides certification; successful completion of the training results in the award and subsequent tracking of certificates. HP Freeman had been using the SumTotal Learning Management System to deliver and manage the training program.

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

Inquisiq

The institute pioneered the Patient Navigation program to reduce disparities in access to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P. The program also provides certification; successful completion of the training results in the award and subsequent tracking of certificates. HP Freeman had been using the SumTotal Learning Management System to deliver and manage the training program.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

Big-named companies, such as Deloitte and IBM have successfully implemented gamification in their L&D programs, and more organizations will be giving it a try over the next few years. According to Salesforce chief trust officer Patrick Heim , after 18 months, “participants in our program were 50% less likely to click on a phishing link and 82% more likely to report a phishing email.”. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up?

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Big-named companies, such as Deloitte and IBM have successfully implemented gamification in their L&D programs, and more organizations will be giving it a try over the next few years. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up?

The case for PKM

Clark Quinn

We’re often no so meta-reflective, yet that ends up being a critical component to improving. There are lots of people who talk about bits and pieces, but what Harold’s done is synthesize them into a coherent whole (not a ‘mashup’).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Digital Interaction Design to Tangible Interaction Design

Upside Learning

Tangible interaction designers must use traditional interaction design, engineering, computing, and robotics in a mash-up of skills and methods. The simplest program relates inputs directly to outputs (”when this lid is opened, the lights go out”).

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

Take into an account the Digital Education Revolution (DER), which was an Australian Government funded educational reform program [6] , and aimed to invest A$2.4

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

In the e-learning scenario, Big Data is the data produced by learners interacting with the learning content and collected through Learning Management Systems (LMS), Content Management Systems (CMS) and other media, including social networks via which the learners interact with our learning programs.

Blog Book Tour Recap Week Three: hectic

Kapp Notes

We did, however, have an innovative post Mark Copeman at Being Smarter who created a mash up of Skype and his video program for an interesting discussion about the book tour itself. I had hoped to catch up with Cammy when I was in Las Vegas this week for the ASTD TechKnowledge conference but, alas, we did not meet. Week three was a bit hectic for the tour.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

More about Todd here: [link] Below are excerpts from the interview: What are some of the key eLearning trends that you think would surface, or pick up, in 2016? We will face our crisis point, as learning developers, for mobile – we need to decide whether mobile is a legitimate channel for delivery of programs any longer than microlearning, and we need to come to grips with the role of mobile in producing job aids.

Learning out loud

Jay Cross

I’m soundly convinced that Learning Platforms are crowding out Learning Programs. This afternoon I’ve been trying to come up with next practices for Workscapes in general. ” Set high expectations and people live up to them. Go ahead. Peak into my brain.

Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. Jay tells us the early definition of Performance Support was: Performance Support empowered novice employees to get up to speed rapidly, to perform with a minimum of outside coaching or training, and to do the job as well or even better than experienced workers.

Innovations in E-Learning Conference

Kapp Notes

Check out Wendy's Wrap Up-Day 1 post as well as her other posts including one of the Keynote addresses, my presentation on Gadgets, Games and Gizmos and Stephen Downes keynote, Light, Agile and Flexible as well as a mobile learning presentation by Mark Oehlert, Dr. David Metcalf and Judy Brown.

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

ProProfs

Modern learning has become a perfect mashup of traditional and contemporary methods in recent times, courtesy of the digital revolution. Wikipedia defines blended learning as an education program which combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods.

Prepare the future of Learning for the Genz

Learning Wire

This is due to the social context in which they are growing up. They are growing up as more than passive consumers of media. For example, my daughter has set up a Finsta account. They are also growing up while the Internet of Things is changing how we live.

Corporate Advisory Council Starts Today

Kapp Notes

Including several entrepreneurial companies started by alumni of the program. The RFP has opportunities for e-learning, hands-on instructor-led elements, social media and follow up training. Today marks the beginning of one of my favorite events of the year.

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Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

Have you tried curating content for your education programs? Rather than creating all your course content from scratch, learning content curation can help you to update and extend your member education programs with new material.

Dev Corner - Brian Dishaw

TechSmith Camtasia

I have an idea for a simple data mashup application for a Windows Phone 7 that will allow me to scan RSS feeds for mentions of fantasy football players. I fired up Visual Studio 2010 and created my Silverlight Class Library Project.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

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. Metrics that will evaluate program success. What about mash-ups?

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development ) I found myself no longer recommending the use of RoboInfo or other similar programs for reference materials. The Big Question is back. December Big Question - What did you learn about learning?

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Informal Learning, Copyright, Job Satisfaction, & Genius

Big Dog, Little Dog

Informal learning gets 86% of all learning investments, while formal learning programs get 14% of the total investment. A movie posted on Stanford University's site called "A Fair(y) Use Tale" mashes up all your Disney favorites to humorously and effectively explain copyright law. The ten minute movie, directed by Eric Faden, came out of Stanford University's Fair Use Project Documentary Film Program. Formal & Informal Learning - Knowledge Jump.

An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Let WalkMe help you keep up with the transformation of employee training. Jason: One of the biggest challenges training managers face nowadays is getting two very different generations on board and providing them with the best training program. “This is my web home.

eLearning Observations, Codeyear and Web Tools

Moodle Journal

Well not surprisingly we decided to schedule a further, more by way of a heads up session, where I took the opportunity to show where and how observers could capture eLearning activities and participation, along with some examples of good practice from trials that I had run in the past. If you have not come across this yet, its basically an interactive introduction to computer programming.

Web 100

HRExaminer

Jay Cross

He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. Cross mashes up his considerable experience in training, business consulting and web 2.0

Point Solutions vs. Suites and Composition

Tony Karrer

I think its pretty safe to assume that the big corporate LMS vendors will jump on this bandwagon soon enough by adding a workflow tool into their systems to finally be able to support richer specifications of blended learning programs.

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DevLearn 2009 – Day 2 Recap

eLearning Weekly

Google worked with David Metcalf to create a leadership training program that was a mash-up with 7-8 Google tools: Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, Google Talk, etc. Day 2 of DevLearn kicked off with a keynote from Eric Zimmerman on Serious Game Design. Cammy Bean did a fantastic job of taking notes during the keynote, so I’ll defer to her on this. You can see her notes here. Thank you, Cammy!).

Computers, Learning Professionals, and their Roles in Curation

The Learning Circuits

Let's back up a second though; perhaps saying the definition of curator has expanded isn't accurate, as it implies expanding a single definition to include a broader group. Mashups : Merging two or more unrelated pieces of content to form a new message. For more advanced forms of curation like mashups and timelines, the need for human interpretation is even more critical. In my first post for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool.

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How Learning Management System Helps Startups Grow Fast

ProProfs

Such a situation calls for a complete mashup of work and responsibilities, especially if there is less number of employees but each involved in more than one task rather multiple tasks at the same time. Once you’re set up, maintaining is then a simple process.

Learning Design: The Great, The Good and The Good Enough

Wonderful Brain

An entire industry has been built around PowerPoint (by example) as the foundation for programs like Articulate. Unfortunately, there is too much complexity and uniqueness in learning to allow for excellence when this mashup becomes the status quo.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. 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.

ARTICULATE NON EST REX – 3 REASONS HIGHER ORDER LEARNING IS BEYOND THE MOAT

Wonderful Brain

What I call ‘low-level’ elearning is the product of 3 conditions; the desire to move content to delivery as fast as possible, using the most basic software tools from which this can be accomplished, and lastly if something important is being tee’d up online but the development tool isn’t up to the task, the organization puts up fierce resistance to deliver learning in a different medium.