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Learning with 'e's

Photo from Pixabay This series is about how teachers can improve engagement for online learners (see links below for previous posts in the series). And yet asynchronous modes of online learning can be as equally powerful as synchronous methods.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts.

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Blends, borders and boundaries

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Sylwia Bartyzel on Unsplash Here are some further thoughts on the 'blend' in blended learning: Blends are made of disparate elements. Many types of borders (binaries) exist in 'the blend', including those between personal/social, learner as producer/consumer of knowledge, synchronous/asynchronous, local/global, closed/open, real life/virtual and local/distance. asynchronous Blended learning border content distance education pedagogy remix synchronous teaching Technology

No Lecture Webinars

Experiencing eLearning

Lots of photos–not just happy people, sleeping and frustrated people too. Trying to get emotional reaction and not just using the usual happy stock photos. Tags: Instructional Design e-Learning Ray Jimenez synchronous learning webinar These are my live blogged notes from the webinar How to Create No Lecture Webinars by Ray Jimenez , presented through Training Magazine Network. Awkward phrasing, grammar errors, and typos are mine errors, not Ray’s.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Photo/image. DEVICES & SYNCHRONIZATION TOOLS. File synchronization & cloud storage. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. 1 – In response to a number of requests I’m now collating the blogs of those who are taking part as an update on the introductory blog post - so that the posts can be shared more widely.

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How To Use FigJam To Host Better Online Brainstorms

Maestro

It’s hard to beat the comfortability and ease of ideation that comes from face-to-face, synchronous brainstorming. As a remote-first creative learning agency, we’re always looking for powerful tools that help us collaborate and create incredible work together.

5 Must-Have Gifts for Trainers

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

You can synchronize all meetings across one platform without a hitch. Finding professional stock photos that fit the scope for instructional design projects and training presentations can be quite the challenge. By investing in Adobe Stock Photos, you don’t even have to worry.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 10, 2020

Mike Taylor

Evidence shows that you’ll likely need both asynchronous (self-paced) and synchronous (live) tools to support different instructional needs. design] Beautiful, FREE illustrations of black people for your next digital project [design] AI Generated photos.

Engaging online learners 4

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Julia M Cameron on Pexels In previous posts in this series (see links below), I explored some of the nuances of engaging online learners in creative writing and critical thinking.

What the duck?

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler (Duck by Denise Hudson ) If I didn't know any better I would believe in synchronicity. As we began to share the photos of our creations on Twitter, we began to notice that several of our colleagues who were attending ALT-C were doing exactly the same. synchronicity is actually a thing. Let me elaborate. We enjoyed an animated and challenging keynote speech from Graham Brown-Martin at the LPI's Learning Live conference in London earlier today.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 4, 2021

Mike Taylor

That meant making changes including minimizing synchronous and instructor-paced activities. Wunderstock is a new site with over 3 million free stock photos Compressimage.io

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Virtual Meetings vs. Video Conferencing: Workplace Collaboration and Training Tools

Roundtable Learning

Photo Credit: MeetinVR. Photo Credit: InsiteVR. Some would say that virtual meetings offer synchronous learning at its finest, but doing so ignores the tech-free version that it emulates. Photo Credit: IEEE.

The Eyes Have It – How the Brain Uses Our Eyes to See the World

Learningtogo

In this video from a neuroscience conference in Amsterdam in 2013, several pairs of strangers sit quietly and use the visual feedback to synchronize their brains. Your brain extends this same “cuteness” formula to baby animals, photos and drawings and even inanimate objects that give the appearance of having eyes. I was going to begin this post with the common saying, “The eyes are the windows of the soul,” but I couldn’t find the originator of the line to give him or her credit.

How to Teach Online & Earn Money in 2021: Definitive Guide

learnWorlds

It is a “challenging and enjoyable learning environment” as they call it, where they share tips and techniques to help learners improve in photography, offering several paid photography and photo editing courses. You can either teach with synchronous (e.g.,

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 1,2020

Mike Taylor

New Stock Photos, Icons & Cut Out People — blog-insider.office.com. Turn your phone into a scanner that can take a photo of a document and convert it into a PDF, Word, PowerPoint or OneNote. . Learning and Development Conference.com The L&D Conference – fully digital delivery of both synchronous and asynchronous events across 6 weeks. “The person who says he knows what he thinks but cannot express it usually does not know what he thinks.” Charlie Munger.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

This app (also available for your PC) makes it easy to transform photos and videos into edited movies. Recently, Magisto released Magisto Shot , which turns photos and text into a micro-movie. Select a preferred soundtrack and add your captions and titles on photos and video clips.

The advantages of using authoring tools to create e-learning courses

isEazy

Templates , cloud-synchronized editing, and WYSIWYG technology (What You See Is What You Get) are some of the newest functionalities that authoring tools offer editors. For years, authoring tools remained widely unknown in the world of training and education.

It’s Not Personal

Tom Spiglanin

Skype group conversations are more synchronous. Rock ‘em Sock ‘em photo courtesy Flikr user Garth Johnson. I recently witnessed several surprising examples of miscommunication on Twitter and Skype. Tension rose between people I thought were friends and harsh words were typed. How could congenial conversation suddenly turn ugly? Communication is an extraordinarily complex phenomenon that many of us take for granted.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning – What makes a quality online course? Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning. What is synchronous learning? That’s called synchronous learning. That doesn’t mean that synchronous sessions aren’t appropriate at times.

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Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

This virtual learning environment is especially adept with video learning, allowing you to synchronize transcripts, add quizzes, and other interactive elements.

Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

As the author quotes, “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.” I followed the #ATD2017 hashtag throughout the event and “flipped” photos, insights and resources I thought were particularly interesting into a new online magazine. We’re about to get very meta! This month’s curated post is about curation. To quote Deadpool , “ A fourth wall break inside a fourth wall break?

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Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

As the author quotes, “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.” I followed the #ATD2017 hashtag throughout the event and “flipped” photos, insights and resources I thought were particularly interesting into a new online magazine. We’re about to get very meta! This month’s curated post is about curation. To quote Deadpool , “ A fourth wall break inside a fourth wall break?

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The New Nerd

Tom Spiglanin

A spy show on television today wouldn’t contain the phrase, “Let’s synchronize our watches.” smartphone user photo courtesy wordpress.com user boolij. 100-year-old wearable technology, circa 1915. In a recent post I wrote about the wrist watch as a century-old example of wearable technology. Knowing the time of day was important for people to make meetings on time, to coordinate activities, and so many other things.

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Elearning applications

eFront

MLOAT - (Authoring Tool) Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool enables content experts to easily combine video, audio, images and texts into one synchronized learning object. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Members of the higher education academic and research communities K-12 educators and technologists Workplace technology integrators Synchronous e-Learning - eLearning Guild (Update 11/16/2010: suggested by Miriam Ramos-Warth ) The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous e-Learning is intended for anyone who wants to produce, lead, or promote live, interactive learning events on the Web.

5 Leading Enterprise File Sync and Share Providers

Zunos

Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) is a software service that allows employees to safely sync and share videos, photos, documents, files, and other assets with individuals inside and outside the organization across multiple devices like phones, laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

Adobe Photoshop: This is a great tool for creating and editing graphics/photos/images, giving output compatible for many delivery formats with multiple file extension options. Webex/AdobeConnectPro: These make desktop sharing and synchronous presentations a breeze, and are very effective for product demonstrations and webinars. Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools.

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"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

Before I get into how each of the tools facilitate and inspire #wol, I want to highlight that the process of working out loud is not only restricted to synchronous sharing of what one is doing at the moment with a closed group or team. LinkedIn : It's a professional networking platform that offers various collaboration and sharing features like " Share an Update ", " Upload a Photo " or " Publish a Post ".

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Our Essential iOS Apps

E-learning Uncovered

You can dock the tool palettes on the iPad and have the entire PC screen available to you for your photo. You can also use your camera to add photos of slides or a blackboard to enhance your notes, and the photo acts the same way as the typed notes – just click the photo, and jump to that portion of the audio. Dropbox is free cloud-storage and file synchronization software. It allows you to synchronize your files (including using Dropbox), too.

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

Apart from these feature TouchCast also provides valuable analytics and comes with a variety of interactive elements that are called video apps (vApps): Image vApps, Video inside a video, PDF vApps, Dropbox vApps, Video vApps, Hotspot vApps, YouTube vApps, Photo and Map vApps, Google Drive vApps, etc. This app (also available for your PC) makes it easy to transform photos and videos into edited movies.

Behave yourself

Learning with 'e's

In my last post I featured the work of Carl Jung and his theories of synchronicity and archetypes. Jung Archetypes and Synchronicity Photo from Wikimedia Commons Behave yourself by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 This is number 19 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education.

10 Training Management Software

Ed App

You can choose from a variety of well-designed slide themes and course layouts, personalize your photos, and easily translate courses using the course designer program. Employees need a proper onboarding process to be able to adjust quickly to their new roles.

Top 20 Employee Training Tools

Ed App

To create a VR-based training program, you can add a 360 panoramic photo or video, audio elements, and additional text to enhance learning. If you’re planning to include synchronous online training sessions, one awesome feature of this platform that you can maximize is its virtual classroom.

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

eFront

Does it have synchronous elements or not? Graphics and photos that allow learner interaction, like hotspots, exploding diagrams, drag and drop and touch points that balloon into more information are also hot features. Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth. A lot of hurdles need to be toppled during the cross-over and, of course, many hearts need to be won.

In the mixer

Learning with 'e's

In education we call these modes synchronous and asynchronous, and each has its own benefits. Photo by Steve Johnson on Flickr Image by Amy Burvall In the mixer by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Blended. It used to be something you did in the kitchen. With a machine. Saved you having to mix ingredients with your hands or a utensil. Took away a lot of the effort.

Seven more online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Image search Ask people to search through Google images or through a photo site like Flickr for an image that represents their expectations from the course. I've never done it online, but I'm sure you could do it as a synchronous activity. I've noticed my post about 10 online icebreakers is very popular. It gets often linked from online courses too. Therefore I thought it would be nice to add some more icebreakers. All those heavy reflections. Let's get very practical.

The power of Voice in online classrooms

E-Learning Acupuncture

In the classroom, you have had great success with a teaching approach that involves showing photos on the big screen and building teaching moments by discussing with students the important elements of the image. Of course, you have several challenges: The students are geographically distributed and, therefore, using an audio-enabled online synchronous presentation room (such as Elluminate Live!) Consider this scenario.

6 Types of Visual Content to Increase Learner Engagement

Superb Learning

Illustrations are brilliant if you want to add or incorporate an abstract influence, or if you cannot find an image or a stock photo, which supports the topic or a specific point you’re eager to make.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

You can import photos from a digital camera, edit them, and make and share Picasa Web Albums online. Dropbox seems to be the file synchronization software of choice. It will automatically synchronize files between all of your computers, regardless of whether they run the Mac, Windows or Linux OS. I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application.

From novice to expert

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Jung Archetypes and Synchronicity 19. Knowles Andragogy Photo by Thomas Hawk on Fotopedia From novice to expert by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 This is number 24 in my series on learning theories. I''m working through the alphabet of psychologists and theorists, providing a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education.