Simulations in e-Learning: The power of experiential learning

G-Cube

simulations in e-learning interactivity ine-lear ning Simulation-based e-learning With evolving technologies, the need for high-end e-learning is also on a continuous rise. The corporate world has seen and experienced the success of traditional e-learning and now want more.

Is this intentional, Ning? Is it ethical?

Jay Cross

I expected Ning to close it when they went to pay-to-play. After all, their site says: Deadline for Selecting a Ning Plan Has Passed. We are no longer offering or supporting free Ning Networks. If you haven’t selected a plan for your free Ning Network, you can no longer access the network. To regain access, please visit www.ning.com, sign-in and then click “Select a Plan&# for your Ning Network.

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Tips for facilitators in Ning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I've been exploring Ning a little further than I did and compared it to other forums like socialgo, collectivex and grou.ps. Gro.ups is open source, has a lot of similar functionalities to ning (and more- you can upload files easily) and is also without advertisements (for free!).

Free Ning Applications

Jay Cross

Today, Ning made a bunch of free apps available for download. I have added five of them (Ning’s limit) to the Internet Time Community to assess how they work. Since the top menu of a Ning community is limited to 14 items, I collapsed some links into sub-categories.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Broad ning ur persp ctive 5The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think We work hard to provide learning. The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think 1 Navigating a. rapidly changing.

Transferring from Ning to Grou.ps

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The Internet Time Community has been hosted on Ning for a little over three years. I was shocked and saddened when Ning announced that its free service was ending. Lots of non-profits had signed up on Ning. The way Ning handled things left a bad taste in my mouth.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Ning - or other paid online platforms I hesitated whether Ning had to be included in the list because it is not a free tool. Ning is a social network, but it can also be a LMS (Learning Management System) such as Moodle. Ning is more focused on social interaction, works well and is affordable. (photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money.

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Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

ex: Hosted third party sites like LinkedIn and Ning ; Partially self-hosted sites like KickApps and Yammer or even SharePoint). Uncategorized facebook izzui KMS linkedin ning quicklessons social learning social mediaAnytime my daughter asks a question like, “What do starfish eat?” or, “Can you tie a tie like Daddy?” I turn to the oracle — the Internet.

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Ning is a fully functional social networking site.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Ning is a fully functional social networking site.

CEO of Ning Keynoting at Defense Information Systems Agency

Mark Oehlert

So I love that now as people ask me about accessing things like social networking sites like ning from within DOD, I can say things like "well we may not be 100% of the way there but DISA had so-and-so for a keynote speaker, that must indicate something.".and Tags: DISA ning I LOVE this. Turns out DISA (at the most simplistic, understated level - this ISP for. .

Lessons from Ning and free Web 2.0 services - eLearning R&D engines

Vignettes Learning

Unfortunately, Ning has decided to close down its free service and requires account holders to move to paid subscription. Ning's decision shows the volatility of funding web 2.0 There has been abundance in Web 2.0 tools including social networking for example Ning.com. companies; it is risky to use free Web 2.0 services but it does not mean that free services are not worth using.

Paradiso LMS – A Result Driven E-learning Software!

Paradiso

1.Gamified Lear ning. Carrying a rich experience in the e-learning domain, we bring to you an awesome LMS from Paradiso Solutions. We are a name to reckon with in the L&D industry, and it’s not us but our clients who back our claims.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

An example of using a social networking tool, Ning, in an online class is reported.&#. Elgg & Ning as two social networking tools. Case study with Ning. Instructor was interested in trying Ning. They use Sakai and link to the Ning group from the left navigation.

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Ning or LinkedIn group) to start exchanging online related to the topics of the trajectory. (3) You use Twitter and Ning to foster an online community to exchange in order to stimulate innovation, but also send someone to a conference and ask him to blogging about it.

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Social networks like Facebook , Twitter and Ning allow learners, once they have moved beyond personal connections, to embrace a community where they can learn from each other. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

6 tips to find the right tech tools for your blended learning course

LearnUpon

Blended lear ning is used by non-profit organizations, private learning institutions, and companies large and small. This is a guest post by Christopher Pappas, founder of The eLearning Industry’s Network – the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry.

Finding the perfect learning platform in 5 steps

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The shortlist that I currently have for tools that are relatively easy to implement are Elgg, Moodle, Ning, Drupal, Bloom Fire, Buddy Press for wordpress, and Social Engine. Implementation path Some platforms like Ning , you can tweak by yourself as a facilitator in one afternoon.

Answer the Call for Authentic Leadership

CLO Magazine

ning build a commitment to self-awareness and. Employee with arms crossed about learning preferences. Authentic leadership proponents have elbowed their way to the self-help forefront over the past decade.

Weekly Bookmarks (5/3/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Phil Bradley’s weblog: Alternatives to Ning. Tools to create online communities, all probably benefiting from Ning’s decision to move to exclusively paid sites. tags : ning , tools , community. Seven sexiest alternatives to Ning. Alternatives for free online groups now that Ning is shooting themselves in the foot with a paid model. tags : ning , tools , community. Make LinkedIn Help You Find A Job – Forbes.com.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Heres a taste of whats on my plate right now: Lots of Software Trai ning Finishing up a big project update for a large financial institution. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 13, 2009 Currently Working On.

Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps. I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. It aims at a very broad audience that includes everyone from early adopters to technology laggards.

Learning Trends Starts Monday

Tony Karrer

There is a ning group for it: LearnTrends Ning Community. And Ning's time converter does not work. There will be some interesting discussions going on in the Ning group based on the presentations. Just a quick reminder that LearnTrends - Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations - starts on Monday. You can find the Schedule of Sessions. Be careful that all times are Pacific Time.

Non-verbal communication for online facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

But it could also be that you can see who is online ( for instance in Ning or Facebook you can see who is connected, or also on Skype ). At the University I did communication studies as one of my subjects and I always liked non-verbal communication.

This time it's personal

Learning with e's

It's a Ning site focused on Personal Learning Environments and Digifolios (read e-Portfolios) which as I write this post, already has 48 members. ning Cristina Costa Today turned out to be a Personal Learning Environments sort of day for me.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

edmodo (originally developed for teachers and schools – includes grading features social go – sharing features, including video, blogging and works with Wordpress allow microblogging, profiles, groups, messaging, questions, polls, tagging, search Public social networks: Facebook LinkedIn Ning Yahoo Groups Google groups Some of these have member control and private groups Facebook the most accessed site in 2010!

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Learning with e's

So besides all my Flickring (4 accounts), Twittering , Plurking and Facebooking, and my occasional Slidesharing , Wikiing, Ninging and Elgging, I have also joined the International Edublogger Directory (check out their blog ).

GovLoop.the Social Network for Govt 2.0

Mark Oehlert

I am noticing a hockey stick-like moment for ning lately - at least in my circles. A full-on ning site designed for: "gov't employee (fed/state/local), public policy student/professor, good gov't organization, gov't contractor with good intentions."

Informal Learning Blog » Small is beautiful

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Command-and-Control Leadership vs. People-Centered Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

Given the large number of books, articles, blogs , and nings written about employee engagement and people-centered management, you’d think that the command-and-control style of leadership had gone   the way of the ivory-billed woodpecker. Command-and-control leadership remains pervasive throughout business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For instance, we use Ning, a social network for our learning trajectories whereas we could use a learning management system (LMS). In Ning, the technology invites me to start on the fly with new discussions.

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Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

ex: Hosted third party sites like LinkedIn and Ning ; Partially self-hosted sites like KickApps and Yammer or even SharePoint). Uncategorized facebook izzui KMS linkedin ning quicklessons social learning social mediaAnytime my daughter asks a question like, “What do starfish eat?” or, “Can you tie a tie like Daddy?” I turn to the oracle — the Internet.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year. So here are a few of the things that are a bit different for me.

Let's all start learNING

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I checked out NING many months ago and thought is was awesome then.but a little clunky. Haven't looked at it since. Then I see about it coming back to life and so I check it out. Check out elearndev.ning.com Mark Oehlert is onboard too at eclippings.ning.com So cool