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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Shout out to my current favorite Web-based tool: Pixer | Main | "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections) » July 03, 2007 Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform Anyone else out there have experience with this platform ?

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L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie was invited to give a keynote address in Taiwan at an Association for Talent Development leadership conference. When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. and the two major keynoters they got were white guys over 60 from New York,” Masie said.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". Small companies rarely have money or time for formal training programs. Its been years since Ive taken a formal training program for work. (I You mention a Masters degree - is this one of the university open learning initiatives? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

The Learning Blockchain Emerges

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity. But we recognized that the data and resources we wanted to use lived in a wide and open set of other systems: Content in third-party licensed collections. Content in open-source areas (e.g.,

Why author elearning content to industry standards?

OpenSesame

At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in today’s online world. Elliott Masie recently spoke to a room full of training professionals where he said, “We need to stop calling ourselves instructional designers and start saying producer.” Additionally, there are some open-source products available at no cost.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gamelab Institute of Play

Mark Oehlert

Through a variety of programs centered ongame design, the Institute of Play engages audiences of all ages,exploring new ways to think, act, and speak through gaming in a socialworld.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

The George Mason University Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University invite you to attend the 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium to be held on June 3, 4 & 5, 2008 in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! A teacher using stories to teach! Main | Two Huge Losses: Gary Gygax and Arthur C.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in the today’s online world. Elliott Masie recently spoke to a room full of training professionals where he said “We need to stop calling ourselves instructional designers and start saying producer”. Additionally, there are some open source products available at no cost.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

NOTE: Although we don’t receive compensation from any of the sources mentioned below, feel free to tell them I sent you. eThink is offering free open-source learning platform hosting through July 1st for any new client that signs a contract before May 1st. Need extra storage for your learning program or work files? via Elliott Masie. Normally as the calendar shifts from March to April, we celebrate the arrival of warmer weather.

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

Mark Oehlert

I will say that I think that Linda David and Pat Byers did amazing work on the program and they (along with my fellow committee members) deserve great credit. The program is also packed and the printed version could be used as a heck of a doorstop - this is something that also concerns me - I wonder what conferences can do to start looking at ways to do some serious carbon offsetting , something to chew through fewer trees and so forth.it

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Elliott Masie Learners as designers. Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. The role of the learning leader is shifting from being a program manager to a solution architect. Corollary => Open Source Video Technologies I'm dealing right now with delivery of video on mobile devices. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) » August 30, 2007 "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine) ( link ) "Employees at Homewood Suites by Hilton are taking charge of their own learning opportunities with video iPods. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Karl Kapp: Scholar and a Revolutionary!

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Give Back to the Profession

CLO Magazine

Moving forward, this will be directed toward new areas, open-source and collaborative projects. Elliott Masie has led the way with his “30 Under 30” program, now in its fourth year. The program provides support, visibility, voice and development to the next generation. Enterprises or local chapters can adopt a university program, much like companies adopt a local public school.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) » March 26, 2008 Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET ( CNET ) "Once again, we enlisted CNET Labs to design and perform our antispywaretests.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. We make them available to our members via our Web sites and from other Web sources, sometimes for free and sometimes for a fee. Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. Another great month!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week)

Mark Oehlert

" June 05, 2008 in Learning/Training | Permalink Technorati Tags : experience , learning , training TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week) : Comments I guess the big question is how well the programs were that the money was spent for and if the training improved the way the companies did business.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Engaging Web design from Dutch dept. store HEMA (props to my dad for the link)

Mark Oehlert

It would probably require slightly more sophisticated programming than this cool little flash thing. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Latest Results of Favorite Conferences (Lets Get Out the Vote!) | Main | Arrgghh!!! Re-installing Zone Alarm AV on my other machine.AGAIN! » January 30, 2008 Engaging Web design from Dutch dept. store HEMA (props to my dad for the link) This is a slick, engaging, funny site.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): CNET/Webwares Top 100 Web Apps

Mark Oehlert

There were more than 5,000 nominations for sites to be included inthis awards program, which Webwares editors pruned to a list of 250finalists.

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Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business. Take a look at the Masie – Learning Barometer. Every corporation worth its salt opened a training department. Thousands upon thousands of trainers attended conferences to learn about new approaches like programmed instruction, behavior modeling, roleplay, certification, interactive multimedia, sensitivity training. This is a very strange time.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007

Mark Oehlert

That was a quote from the opening day. The pieces of his discussion that focus on how professional communities seek to define their domain and their practices and establish an actual discipline resonated with me as I watch the learning/training industry attempt to move itself toward a more standardized level of expertise/competence through the various certification programs that are all afoot at the moment.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Vintage Tech Predictions - Some eerily right.

Mark Oehlert

" Here are a couple focused on learning: "Most of this study is in the form of programmed TV courses, which canbe rented or borrowed from tape _ * libraries. In fact mostschooling—from first grade through college—consists of programmed TVcourses or lectures via closed circuit. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone | Main | Grid 16: How Fast Can You Learn, Prioritize, and React?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

Connected: The Movie : "What might a university look like with a fully deployed program of converged devices like the iPhone? " The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games (John Rice) Game programming tools (Tony Forster ) 21 days of Wiki Adoption (Stewart Mader) Wikis at Work: Benefits and Practices by Jeanne C.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox Can make even GMail Better | Main | SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Massive Catch-Up Issue #1413 (Games, Virtual Worlds, banking concepts and more)

Mark Oehlert

At least thats what several hundred people must have thoughtlast year after they applied to the graduate program of the UCLADepartment of Art-and didnt get in. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Your integrity for a.t-shirt? shirt? Main | Help Firefox 3 Set a Guiness World Record!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Call for Papers: American Anthropological Association: Beyond the Online: Critical Collaborations and Dialogues among Anthropological Approaches to Video Games

Mark Oehlert

Also be sure to include: your full name, departmental affiliation, degree program (if applicable), and the title of your paper.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Recognize that a significant value of wikis comes fromembedding small software programs into the wiki that structurerepetitive behavior. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Hey! I made a Blidget!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Microsoft preps StartKey: A ‘Windows companion’ on a USB stick" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

Now comes word that MSFT is moving forward with its rumored StartKey program. According to the ZDNet article "Microsoft’s goal is to build an end-to-end StartKey environment —comprised of everything from system software on the flash devices, asoftware development kit to enable third-party developers to createproducts that can leverage StartKey, and accompany Microsoftapplications and services, sources said."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Crunchies.a new Web award backed by some high-powered folks.

Mark Oehlert

I also like these awards programs because they introduce me to sites I may not have found otherwise. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Thinking about conferences. Main | So how do I convince my wife that Ill need a new iPhone in June? » January 08, 2008 The Crunchies.a new Web award backed by some high-powered folks.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Suffice it to say that I now in about Hour Two of this "solution" (typing this on my MacBook which is oddly virus free) and the uninstall program has totally frozen my system. Click on Start -> Programs -> ZoneAlarm 03.) Click on Start -> Programs -> ZoneAlarm -> Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security 07.) Go to Start -> My Computer (XP) or open My Computer from your desktop.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday)

Mark Oehlert

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Mark Oehlert

o IBM employees use a social bookmarking program called DogEar. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist

Mark Oehlert

The primary criticism of these programs has been their lack of connection with actual game development -criticism also levied at larger universities, which suffer a catch-22:Upscale universities require all of their professors to have Ph.D.s, e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Diggspose: New Visualization of Digg stories | Main | Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

Mark Oehlert

Army was one of the organizations involved in the beta program 35% of Fortune 500 companies were involved in the beta (notes from Engadget coverage of keynote "35% of the Fortune 500 has participated in that beta program. I just not know enough about programming to understand why this is so tough? e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « This is a test of Jott.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. link] January 3-4, 2013 New Presidents Program, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Palm Harbor, Florida, USA. link] February 6-8, 2013 Open Research , Auckland, New Zealand. Clayton R.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 2: Starting the day with Raph

Mark Oehlert

Really, one of the most un-helpful, non-useful printed programs that Iver ever seen. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007

Mark Oehlert

Think about the richness of your program is all your presenters told you to pound sand and that they would not be presenting nor attending.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January16-20, 2012 Linux.Conf.Au: Free andOpen Source Conference, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. link] January23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get withthe Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] February4-7, 2012 Open and Distance LearningAssociation of Australia Summit , biennial, Sydney, Australia. link] April13-14, 2012 Open Source Scotland ,Edinburgh, Scotland.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Through their presentations at conferences, Allison Rossett, Elliott Masie, Gloria Gery, and scores of other awesome teachers have shaped the thinking of the greater learning and development community of practice. Some of the certificate programs conducted before conferences strike me as low-grade diploma mills. It’s a BarCamp, the Open Source Version of a Conference. Giving a presentation is open to anyone, and encouraged!

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. JANUARY 2009 January 3-4, 2009 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. link] February 16-18, 2009 Open Source Singapore Pacific-Asia Conference and Expo, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore.