Using Bloxels to Teach Programming, Adobe Digital Trends Report, and Video Branching Scenarios: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Teaching Programming to Kids: Bloxels. So, we’ve shared a few links before about creative ways to teach programming to kids. One of the most intriguing, and I would wager useful, methods is to show abstract programming concepts as physical objects to manipulate. Bloxels is another toy/app combo that aims to bring the basics of programming to young minds.

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BLP Hosts “Game Design Day” for the Children of Dayspring Center

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Last Friday, 20 young people from Dayspring Center’s Camp Discovery program visited our offices. Suddenly you’re a nerd because you got really excited about one of your classes—and I’ve seen it happen just as much with art and music as with math and science. Donated clothes and toys each Christmas in our “Adopt a Family” program. Produced an animated music video that raised awareness and funds for Dayspring Center.

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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

No, I’m not one of those weirdos who insists that music must be listened to in the format it was originally created for; I don’t have Mozart recorded on a wax cylinder. It wasn’t until I was older, playing with more professional toys, that I realized that you often get what you pay for in terms of recording devices. You might also consider adding subtitles to your production, a process that most video editing programs have made easier throughout the years.

Airtable’s Chief Product Officer on Building Products that Amplify Our Creative Potential

Actio Learning

Now, it’s credited with fueling the 2000s music festival craze—as “suddenly everyone who’s producing electronic music has a clear path how to bring [it] on stage.”. It gave users a set of tools for building interactive applications based on cards, records, a programming language called HyperTalk, and a basic database. TTAPS (‘Touch Typing – a Program for Schools’).

5 Golden Rules of Creating Course Content

Appsembler

As interesting as it is to watch a mouse cursor move over an unmoving program interface (it’s not), does it keep your attention? People are programmed to pay attention to other people, so if you want to better connect with folks viewing your training content, especially video, it’s important to have your instructor’s face be on screen. Like kittens we will typically just go find another toy to play with as soon as we get bored with the current one.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

Full disclosure--I am a professor in the department and might be biased in my opinions but I am going to try to stay neutral* First, Cammy said, "maybe ID programs need to come out of business schools instead of education schools." The Bloomsburg program is not out of the business school but it is not in the School of Education either. Our program is housed in the College of Science and Technology and originally was housed in the College and Math and Computer Science.

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Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

Of course, there are no talking fish or toys in the “real world”, but they thrive in Pixar’s worlds. It should also be noted that it takes about four years (seven for Coco ) for Pixar to complete a film; it’s hard to find a learning program that has the luxury of even four months. But let’s skip the debate and see what’s out there: D2L impressed by infusing video throughout learning programs via its Brightspace LMS. Storytelling.

How Video-Based Learning Impacts the Future of Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

It’s action figure reviews posted by their ten-year-old’s favorite toy reviewer (who is also ten). Any of these types of video can be used as stand-alone pieces and/or incorporated in larger programs. Change management messaging , because the animator can control many aspects (music, color, graphic feel) to reinforce the message, whereas with video of real people and places, the specific accents and other personal characteristics could distract from the message.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant

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A good example of this specific messaging would be, “My program is for busy, homeschooling moms with more than two kids who are also living in a rural area.”. So the scenario would be where she brings the kids in, sets them up with a snack, and gives them some toys so they can sit down and play, and then while they’re playing, she’s able to sit back on her recliner and grab her iPad, and then she’s able to go through and start listening, or partaking in this course.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Whatever it is, this one is music to my ears after many years of toiling away to make mLearning a reality for the enterprise. And highly capable tablets and eBook readers now occupy prime real estate in many of our briefcases and messenger bags and likely sit atop everyone else’s tech toy wish list.

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. read Broken Toys). We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small!

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] February 7-11, 2011 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Boulder, Colorado, USA. link] February 9-12, 2011 Music Library Association, 80 th , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. link] February 25-27, 2011 National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP): Making Waves, San Diego, California, USA. link] March 7-11, 2011 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education , (SITE), 22 nd , Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get with the Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] January 30-February 3, 2012 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Miami, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

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] February15-19, 2012 Music Library Association, 81 st annual, Dallas, Texas, USA. link] or [link] March 2-4, 2012 National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP): Leading the Way, 10 th annual, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA.

From EDUPUNK to ds106. 10Q: Jim Groom

Learning with 'e's

It''s a mishmash of edtech, 80s pop culture, animated GIFs, retro toys, ds106 art, and all things cinema. I thought it might be a cool band name, but given I have no musical talent, I reserved the domain and settled for a blog. program was trial by fire, or was it purity by fire? Recently on this blog I featured an interview with Martin Weller , one of the keynote speakers for EDEN 2015.

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