My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

Synchronous Learning. Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions. Social Networking, the “Third Place,” and the Evolution of Communication. Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice. Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning. Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking. When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Course discussion forums are the most basic type of social platform used in MOOCs, but they are powerful tools and almost all MOOCs have them.

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Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Text-based messaging systems allow for quickly communicating with someone in a synchronous environment. Social Bookmarking. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

For example: Discussion forums (synchronous or asynchronous) allow the learner to ask questions, clarify concepts and share experiences. In a previous article , I provided the following examples of potential information sources that the learner could incorporate into their personal learning network: Social bookmarks. Social and professional networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Instructivism is dead.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

You can create learning paths featuring microlearning nuggets (for blended delivery) and integrate social learning features to provide higher impact learning. An integrated social network. The tool comes with an integrated social network wherein all registered users can create their own profile, search for people, send invitations, make friends, send messages, and create groups on different topics. Social bookmarking.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. For small, synchronous courses, group text messaging is a great way to check in on learners and provide support. Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

The meet the minimum 16 standards you need for an LMS (to be defined IMO), and on top of that hit the next generation current set of features (includes some aspects of social, gamification, general items, UI/UX – i.e. user experience). . Social – Create a community across the system, create communities tied to each group, create community tied to each course. Social Profiles. Other cool capability – include social bookmarking into your system.

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Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

EI Design

You can create learning paths featuring microlearning nuggets (for blended delivery) and integrate social learning features to provide higher impact learning. An integrated social network. The tool comes with an integrated social network wherein all registered users can create their own profile, search for people, send invitations, make friends, send messages, and create groups on different topics. Social bookmarking.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

It’s a way to broadcast and get updates with AIM buddies from all your social media. 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. Share this on del.icio.us. 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.

Firefox Can make even GMail Better

Mark Oehlert

Currently my baseline set of add-ons includes: Del.icio.us : adds buttons to FF to allow you post items to your del.icio.us Now you know, I love me some Firefox - especially Firefox 3. Hard for me to weigh in on the if FF3 is actually better at memory use since I usually keep so many tabs open but everything else about it is rocking. One of the main reasons I like FF over IE are the extensions.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Firefox Can make even GMail Better

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « An Experiment, A Blog-a-thon and a Tip Jar | Main | A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates » July 14, 2008 Firefox Can make even GMail Better Now you know, I love me some Firefox - especially Firefox 3. Currently my baseline set of add-ons includes: Del.icio.us : adds buttons to FF to allow you post items to your del.icio.us Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Where do you begin when you havent posted in like 2 weeks? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

The forum may be synchronous or asynchronous, or both. • Create a social bookmarking account. • Encourage social networking. In my previous article , I proposed a Taxonomy of Learning Theories to organise a few of the myriad of theories into some semblance of order, and to assist instructional designers in using theory to inform their work.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. FourSquare – a social networking platform that intertwines the power of geolocation, other vendors in this space include Loopt. MyVidster – social bookmarking plus videos. Social Learning?

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The iPad then, can be used for audio-based synchronous learning, collaboration, meetings and just-in-time support. Social Media. Because the iPad can connect through Wi-Fi and 3G (depending on the model) and has a screen size that makes text legible, it’s ideal for mobile social media activities. Users of social iPhone apps, like Facebook Mobile, LinkedIn, TweetDeck and Seesmic, will have an easy time integrating the iPad into their social media universe.

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Raptivity: A Review

The eLearning Coach

A few of the templates, like building a screen of text bullets synchronized with audio, already come in most authoring tools, but are useful if you’re using Raptivity to make stand-alone courses and presentations. Share this on del.icio.us. I’m always looking for new ways to add meaningful interactions to courses and have been exploring Raptivity for this purpose.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

Synchronous learning events and social media technologies allow us to integrate this dimension of learning into the programs we design. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Social Media And Learning. Share this on del.icio.us. On my way to giving a presentation, I recently had the chance to visit the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 2: Starting the day with Raph

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small! They didnt even bother to synchronize the sessions between the summits so if you go to a session in Virtual worlds by the time that one is done, youve missed half of the serious games session that you wanted to see. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about. How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? IDiot , March 28, 2010 The other day I had interesting discussions with Geetha Krishnan about possible ways of using technology to facilitate synchronous learning for remote learners. Social Media (55).

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development.