Working virtually

Clark Quinn

I’m finding it extraordinarily productive to be working virtually. I like Zoom a bit better because when you open the chat or the list of participants, it expands the window. Thinking is largely out in the open. This is the new world of work.

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program.

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OpenSim and virtual worlds

Moodle Journal

Apart from my work here at Bromley Colleg with Moodle and all that that involves, some time ago, I think it must be about 7 or 8 years now, I discovered 3DML and started to do some developing with buidling 3D worlds or Spots as they were called back then.

Udacity opens up Nanodegree program offerings amid coronavirus outbreak

CLO Magazine

Massive open online course platform Udacity is providing Nanodegree program scholarships to workers who have been laid off as a result of the massive layoffs caused by the global coronavirus outbreak, according to a March 26 press release.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

support staff from around the world. To what extent are you open to us. be rollout meetings or some other face-to-face or virtual introduction to the. We’ve helped some of the world’s. Kineo helps the world’s leading businesses improve performance through learning.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

Image from a virtual world created by Forterra. Considering the implementation of a virtual world? The main product of Forterra is OLIVE™ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). One concern with virtual worlds or any Internet application is security.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

G-Cube

Most of the organizations have adopted virtual classroom facility to enable dispersed teams to attend training without the need to travel, developing flexible work arrangements with no barriers of time and distance. 3 Ways Innovations in Virtual Classrooms Help Fulfil Learners’ Needs.

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

CLO Magazine

But over her career they have blossomed, and Jagannathan, now lead learning specialist and program manager of World Bank’s Open Learning Campus, or OLC, has been active in this evolution. World Bank clients need guidance on how to find and mobilize sources of financing.

Vmware ESXI Nested Virtualization

Cloudshare

One of the benefits of nested virtualization is running multiple hypervisors on the same host server. This includes ESXi hypervisors , which can be installed as a virtual machines. ” – “Isn’t normal Virtualization good enough anymore?” Virtual Sales Demos.

Get Your Local Government into a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

If you are a local, state or even national government official interested in virtual worlds, you can get your own piece of digital realestate at GovGrid. A virtual immersive environment constructed strictly for governments. As the site says: GovGrid is a 3D, multi-user virtual world created to connect government and engage citizens. Introductory- -This plan is open to anyone working for a government agency at any level: local, state, or federal.

3 Keys To Impactful Virtual Classroom Training

Abilitie

Virtual classrooms are now becoming more commonplace as well due to the increase in available broadband and the next generation of reliable conferencing software, such as Zoom. In 2019, more than one-third of those simulations we delivered were fully virtual. Virtual Training

6 Ways to Generate Revenue with Open edX

Appsembler

Beyond charging a fee for your courses, there are a number of innovative ways you can generate revenue by using the Open edX platform to offer your training courses. Open edX example – Redis University. Blog Featured post open edx revenue training

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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. This is my area of passion.

Looking for Ideas on How to Measure Virtual World Learning

Kapp Notes

I have a couple of ideas, about measuring virtual world learning but would love to have input from others to learn how they are assessing the learning taking place in virtual worlds, please comment on your blog and then link in the comments of this blog any ideas or examples of how you are assessing learning in 3D Virtual Immersive Environments. Rubric One way to construct a rubric for assessing in-world activity is to create a hierarchy of desired skills.

A whole new world

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate sector is exploring a whole new world. Which world? The virtual world. What is a virtual world? A virtual world is a computer-generated environment that more-or-less replicates the real world.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. This is my area of passion.

The Army OneSource Virtual World

Take an e-Learning Break

Explore the new Army OneSource Virtual World and stay connected to Family and friends! This virtual environment allows you to collaborate, learn, socialize, host or attend training sessions, and participate in daily events. By using a customizable avatar, a virtual self-representation, participants can access a variety of Army services by simply exploring the virtual world.

Another 3D Virtual World Shutting Down

Kapp Notes

There avatars wave good bye as the virtual world closes on March 9, 2010. Another consumer-based 3D virtual worlds is closing down in a few days. The well-known virtual world called There is closing on March 9, 2010. While our membership numbers and the number of people in the world have continued to grow, there has been a marked decrease in revenue, which, in these economic times, is no surprise. Tags: 3D worlds

3D Virtual Immersive Environment Role Plays

Kapp Notes

A 3D Virtual World role play provides a realistic environment in which two or more people act out a scenario. In a virtual immersive environment, some of the traditional obstacles and barriers of conducting face-to-face role plays are eliminated.

Free Open Source LMSs are like Puzzles

eLearning 24-7

It is amazing and wonderful and the world is full of magic ponies. Next, you open up the box and find out that the puzzle has 10,000 pieces. Along the way you find out that their is a puzzle community, where others from around the world contribute their own pieces of the puzzle. I would say open source, but there are systems that provide open source and they are not free. Thus free open source (a proper way) or some platform that is free.

Virtual Classrooms: More Than a Trend

LearnDash

Virtual classrooms, be it through elearning or some other remote teaching mechanism, are gaining in popularity every year. What was once common place in the business world via webinars and other virtual training methods is now becoming prevalent in education.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world.

New Year Thoughts about 3D Virtual Worlds for Learning

Kapp Notes

While creating products, working on deliverables and collaborating across organizations on a large scale in virtual worlds seems like science fiction, the truth is that 3D environments for working, learning and collaborating are the not-too-distant future. Virtual Immersive Environments (VIEs) will soon allow data visualization not previously possible and applications for learning and collaboration not yet considered. Tags: virtual immersive environment

Mobile Virtual Reality Gets an Interactive Upgrade

Litmos

This is much less of an actual “virtual reality” and more of an advanced viewing experience for video and images. Real VR is a True Virtual Reality. True virtual reality requires an advanced system to render complete environments for you to navigate through.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2019: Virtual Reality Is Literally Here!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Perhaps the biggest innovation you’ll find in the recently released Adobe Captivate 2019 is the ability to easily (and I mean easily) create virtual reality projects using 360-degree photos or videos.     I created this sample Virtual Reality project in about 30 minutes.

Open door classrooms

Learning with e's

I have written and spoken in the past about openness and the need for open educational practices. It's clear that we need to open up classrooms in a different way. One other issue I can think of is whether some schools might want their classrooms opened up for the world to see.

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A world full of knowmads in 2020?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The increasing possibility of working virtually makes it possible for any citizen to become a knowmad working globally. However, it would be a paradox that people with a knowmadic mindset, open and curious would overlook the wonderful online opportunities.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

So far in this series, we have looked at ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) have led educators and trainers to rethink how content is delivered and the role of social media in the corporate classroom.

Using Virtual Learning Tools to Create Training Experiences

KnowledgeCity

And, they are certainly not responding to your opening speech despite your efforts to provide an interesting, relevant course. Consequently, many companies are foregoing traditional training presentations and turning to virtual learning tools for training experiences.

Virtual World Goods Worth Billions in the New Year

Kapp Notes

According to the BBC: Virtual goods such as weapons or digital bottles of champagne traded in the US could be worth up to $5bn in the next five years, experts predict. Additonally, "Virtual goods is the whole story in the world of social games. What could be the implication for enterprise-focused virtual immersive environments? Could other virtual worlds create virtual market-places for office furniture, suits and other corporate appropriate items for purchase?

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications." "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

World of Learning Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Because those who were fortunate to attend the World of Learning Conference, everywhere they looked was a nugget of gold, especially those who used the dynamite technique of e-learning. Decision makers at the show – I go to a lot of trade shows around the world, and I can honestly tell you, I haven’t seen this many high level decision makers since my days at ASAE (American Society of Association Executives).

Tips for webinars or virtual training

Making Change

This one change — your commitment to ask a ton of thought-provoking, open-ended questions — means that you’ll design a series of mini-activities instead of an information dump. What are your favorite techniques for live virtual sessions? “What works for webinars?”

Steps for Designing a Virtual Learning World Experience

Kapp Notes

Here is a step-by-step process for designing and launching a virtual world learning experience within an organization. Step Three: Determine if content is appropriate for learning within a virtual world environment. Step Six: Build or purchase the necessary digital assets for the virtual learning environment. Step Eight: Ensure that technical obstacles such as downloads, open ports, firewalls and graphic cards have been addressed.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

So far in this series, we have looked at ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) have led educators and trainers to rethink how content is delivered and the role of social media in the corporate classroom. As Cathy Sandeen wrote in the May 2013 issue of Research and Practice in Assessment , “within the MOOC world, assessment is a central feature of design from the very beginning.

A brief fun trip into the world of 360 learning.

Adobe Captivate

I decided to start my project as a “Blank Project” as I initially had an issue with not being able to create an introduction slide when I started the project as a Virtual Reality Project. Once opened I created 3 pages, with the second page being a 360 slide.