Vygotsky, Piaget and YouTube

Learning with e's

Choose any subject, whether it be baking a sponge cake, playing blues guitar, or animal husbandry, and you will find dozens of YouTube videos that will teach you. They create the content and present it to you on YouTube, and the ZPD is still there.

TechSmith Around the Web - Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More.

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Feel free to check us out on a variety of other sites like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr. Video: Channel TechSmith on YouTube - we've got over a 100 videos here and are adding more all the time. You can start at this TechSmith photo set or these tradeshow pics ).

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TCC09: Digital Storytelling in a Web 2.0 World

Experiencing eLearning

Even more unclear is how the growing array of interactive Web 2.0 This paper presents a pilot study conducted to begin learning how digital storytelling is manifesting on YouTube, which is currently the most widely used of all video-sharing services. What about Web 2.0? Web 2.0

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eLearning Livestream – Hardware, Software & Services I Use

Adobe Captivate

Discussions eLearning Videos "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" adobe captivate video tutorial Amazon Web Services discussions free stock photography how to livestream on youtube laptop livestream stock_photos videos

How to contact TechSmith on the Web – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More!

TechSmith Camtasia

Addicted to Youtube? Subscribe to our TechSmith channel where we deliver great customer stories and episodes of The Forge, our TechSmith web show. Prefer Photos? The post How to contact TechSmith on the Web – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More! Are you social?

Our viral web

Learning with e's

Reading a blog post by Jonathan MacDonald today got me thinking about the vast, untapped potential of the social web to inform, challenge, educate and motivate. YouTube, Twitter and the rest of the social media family were quickly unundated with comments and views.

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Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

Brainshark , an online video presentation firm, reports on the wave of video content in general pouring out across the web. One million videos are uploaded every day to YouTube. 3 billion YouTube views every day. I’ve been a movie and video nut for most of my life.

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eLearning Observations, Codeyear and Web Tools

Moodle Journal

A couple of new stumble-upons for me this week have been with new sites, new to me anyway, that offer free services for producing web presentations The first was Glogster , this is a free sign up, that allows you to create presentation poster style glogs as they are called, really mashups of music, photographs, videos, links. If you already subscribe to photo / video sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, Picasa then you can connect to these also.

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students.

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Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

Dashe & Thomson

If you’d like to share your training with the rest of the world, you can publish it to YouTube with a single click. In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – [link].

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

My two keynotes were conceived, written and presented over a decade ago in 2000, at a time when the Web was still in its infancy. I was certainly speaking for a time before the advent of what is now referred to as Web 2.0 or the ‘social web’. The Changing Web (2.0) Web 2.0

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. YouTube – The YouTube API for Flash, allows developers to load the YouTube video player in Flash files. YouTube has the APIs for ActionScript 2.0

Web 2.0 can knock your socks off!

E-Learning Acupuncture

His talk was titled: Easy Steps for Expanding Desire2Learn with Web 2.0 Well, in this particular talk, I took away two: A web application index that catalogs all kinds of examples of Web 2.0 There are lots of goodies here and with the increased pace of appearance of Web 2.0

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A safer Internet?

Learning with e's

As more and more children use mobile phones and access the Web, so the incidents rise proportionately. We would all love to see a free and open Web that everyone could use without any fear of abuse, bullying or blackmail. Photo by Joel Bombardier A safer Internet?

Confessions of a teacher

Learning with e's

Photo from Wikimedia Commons During the life of the Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conference (PELeCon), we tried to be innovative, introducing new features each of the ten years the event ran. Several delegates recorded 'confessions' and posted them to YouTube.

Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with e's

In the 90s we saw the rapid evolution of the Internet and video conferencing , followed closely by the emergence of mobile phones and the social web. blog education learning mobile phone smart mobile phones social media Technology videoconference wikipedia YouTube

New spaces, new pedagogies

Learning with e's

Here's the abstract for my keynote: New Spaces, New Pedagogies: Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Education A rapid emergence of social media – the so called ‘Web 2.0’ – has opened up new opportunities for participatory learning in all sectors of education.

Vlogging and learning

Learning with e's

Even my eldest daughter, also called Amy ( Amy Hacks Life - not the name on her birth certificate) has created her own YouTube channel and is regularly vlogging on a range of topics including how to hack life. Many vlogs are unedited, recorded in real time, and posted direct to YouTube.

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Opening up #learning: new forms of knowledge

Learning with e's

For those who are housebound for example, and cannot visit a library or classroom, the Web provides a storehouse of endless opportunities to learn just about any topic. The social web opens up channels to connect with other people around the world, either experts or fellow students.

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Share trading

Learning with e's

The entire social web is founded on freely shared content. Prior to the social web, public sharing wasn''t that common a theme. Without his generosity of spirit, the Web would not be as popular as it is, because many of us simply wouldn''t be able to afford to participate.

Engaging the digital generation

Learning with e's

Below is the title and abstract of my keynote: Digital Tribes and the Social Web: How Web 2.0 will Transform Learning in Higher Education The Social Web is transforming the way students interact with others, and is challenging traditional pedagogies, values and practices.

Changing the learning landscape

Learning with e's

I''m looking forward to participating, and hope to learn much, because the blurb from the flyer promises much: Social media turns the traditional static web into a participatory and collaborative experience.

Video Creation: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

If you have a camera that shoots video and photos (like a DSLR) don’t forget to switch to photography mode and get high quality stills too. The barrier to entry for video is lower than ever with free web distribution platforms but competition is fierce as well.

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Streaming learning events

Learning with e's

The video of Dave's presentation is below, with much thanks to the digital wizardry of technical manager Benji Rogers and his team, who made sure the live feed went out on the web as well as recording it for posterity. The YouTube link for tomorrow's learning event is here.

Excavating knowledge

Learning with e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler Theories of learning can be useful in helping us to understand the possibilities of learning, and also to guide teachers in their pedagogical practice.

Digital tribes

Learning with e's

Digital Tribes and the Social Web: How Web 2.0 will Transform Learning in Higher EducationThe Social Web is transforming the way students interact with others, and is challenging traditional pedagogies, values and practices. Facebook, Myspace) and video/photo sharing sites (e.g.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

As the web turns social, Salesforce.com has changed its mission to “leading the shift to the Social Enterprise,” and that’s where it’s proving its forward-thinking nature. Multiple access options, like a bank that offers access by ATM, the Web, phone, or human tellers.

Turn and face the strain

Learning with e's

Below is an extract from a forthcoming chapter I'm publishing soon in a book edited by Manuela Repetto and Guglielmo Trentin, on Web Enhanced Learning. It has the optimistic title of: Teacher resistance to new technologies: How barriers to Web Enhanced Learning can be overcome.

Going geographical

Learning with e's

Here are the title and abstract of my presentation: New Spaces, New Pedagogies: Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Education A rapid emergence of social media – the so called ‘Web 2.0’ – has opened up new opportunities for participatory learning in all sectors of education.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

Such a vast array of new personal devices and web applications was introduced that have become so deeply ingrained in our everyday lives, many of us would probably feel at a loss if we were suddenly transported back to 1999. Youtube made it easy for millions.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

2- YouTube 25- TED Talks/Ed 56- Khan Academy 78- Vimeo. Photo/image. Web browsers. Web conferencing.

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6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning


YouTube. If you plan to make course videos for yourself—or ask your learners to make them—YouTube is a natural choice. Plus, you can easily distribute video content make on YouTube to their platforms. YouTube videos are platform agnostic. They’re a little hard to find, but if you go to your profile page, select “lists” from the navigation bar below your header photo. Convinced social media is right for your online course?

The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. When the shift in elearning to the web came with it associated limitation on bandwidth utilization, the size of the videos made them impossible to be use.

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The Future Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

The Semantic Web and Intelligent Agents. While the web buzzes with talk of ‘big data’, it only indicates the huge amount of data that is now being generated by human and machine activity and resident in the cloud.

Laine Amoureux Tackles Google Apps Accessibility

TechSmith Camtasia

However, there have been leaps and bounds made in the areas of accessibility across websites and web applications. Since Google web apps are a large part of the digital ecosystem and business infrastructure, it’s vital that these technologies are accessible to everyone.

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