Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Till that time, I wouldn’t be relying on them for much more than connecting and communicating, another tool like IM, video chat, VoIP etc. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view.

Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

With this integration, a company can now schedule, launch, and track ProtoSphere virtual meetings, conferences, and other learning sessions from ComplianceWire. ProtoSphere usage reporting lets administrators track metrics, including how long learners spend within sessions, levels of participation, and VoIP and text chat usage. ComplianceWire tracking lets administrators record and monitor learners’ successful completion of live virtual events.

Down on the iPad?

Clark Quinn

Basically, learners can track their understandings, and share them. It’s missing some real time dialog (though should support VoIP), but should support text chat and webpage mediated interaction. At the Upside Learning Blog, this post (which I found through the CLO group on LinkedIn) proclaims that the elearning industry is down on the iPad. I saw several flaws in the argument and had to write this response: I have to say I think this is partly or completely wrong.

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Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

eLearning 24-7

Now when it comes to recording, you will need to find out the following: Does your recording only work with VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) ? BTW, there are a lot of definitions and explanations on VOIP, but in basic basic terms – think of it this way: You have mic headset for your computer (there are great ones under $50), you stick the mic jack into your computer input (some computers the color is “pink&# ). Whalla VOIP! Personal Recommendation on VOIP.

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After e-Learning delivery and deployment, how would you drive adoption?

ID Reflections

Is there a tracking methodology? The post talks about an organization's role in the adoption of something as apparently simple as the use of Voice over IP (VoIP). Employees must be provided with the right equipment; if you want to use VoIP, make sure they have good quality headsets. After e-Learning delivery and deployment, how would you drive adoption? was a question posed by my colleague and co-blogger in the " Explore Learning Solutions " Forum.

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Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Google Analytics, Analytical tracking of some sort – on the rise. The usual standards though – whiteboard, screen sharing, VOIP – funny, I saw one vendor pitch that they include “VOIP toll free” – what? VOIP is usually free – that is why people have it. If you love VOIP and are willing to ignore the UI – its solid but not great by any stretch then Skype might work. I know what you are thinking.

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Skype & Skype Manager – VOIP. We also use it to support our international phone numbers through its VOIP functionality. Instabug – Tracking mobile applications. Keeping track of the health of your SAAS is important.

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Moving to the Virtual Classroom: A Trainer’s Roadmap to Success with Cindy Huggett #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Skills trainers need: facilitate discussion, engage participants, present content, use technology, give instructions, observe particpants, keep track of time… Three main differences for a facilitator going from f2f to online: technology is the delivery mechanism different type of multi-tasking for the facilitator engage participants in new ways (because you can’t see them) Step #3: Learn your virtual classroom software. My live notes from Cindy Huggett’s @cindyhugg session at ASTD TK12.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now


The many levels of project management that Trello offers – including cards, lists, and boards – makes it easy to coordinate input and track the status of different tasks. IFTTT also makes it possible to keep track of what learners are reading.

Web Conferencing 201

eLearning 24-7

If the presenter is using VOIP, then audio is recorded during the presentation, because the audio is coming through the computer’s speakers. Most systems do not record the audio from attendees, even if they are using VOIP, but some do. So, people could download the audio version – off you and your attendees, but in order to do this, you had to be on the phone too – and not using VOIP. I have seen systems that track by IP address, but in the web conf.

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

When I do find interesting tools I will keep track of them using my Delicious account. April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter.

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A cloud-based LMS is a web-based platform that helps companies to deliver, track, and report on eLearning. The main difference between a cloud LMS and other solutions is that learning content, tracking and reporting data is stored in the cloud. VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol).

How to evaluate social and informal learning

Jay Cross

Analyzing that data, you might notice that your offices in India are not taking advantage of our internal VOIP capability. Tracking economic flows can highlight opportunities that lead to changes in organizational structure.

Virtual Classrooms and Virtually No Data

The Learning Circuits

With most integrations between virtual classrooms and LMS products it seems like launching the classroom URL is about all that is tracked. But how is that tracked or managed? Could we have integrations that reported back individual's quiz scores from virtual classes, a participation status indicated by upstream VoIP, frequencies or length of chat entries, questions asked? Face it, you generally can't see participants' faces in a virtual classroom.

E-Learning 101

eLearning 24-7

Web conferencing (some folks call them virtual classrooms – because in order to achieve the VC, you have to be online communicating with one another via text chat, VOIP with/without video) – another spin term is “web meeting” Assessment tools (Online proctoring can be placed into this category). think tracking!). These are standalone systems that offer the specific capability of “assessment” They usually offer analytical data/tracking.


Definition: Massively Multi-learner Online Learning Environment (MMOLE)

Kapp Notes

Communications tools such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and/or text-based chats. A method of tracking leaner progress for the formal elements of the learning environment. Massively Multi-learner Online Learning Environment: MMOLE is a genre of computer generated learning environments in which large numbers of learners interact with each other in a virtual three-dimensional (3D) world with the goal of learning.

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IFTTT also makes it possible to keep track of what learners are reading. That simplicity makes it all the more likely you’ll add and track tasks, putting your to do list to the best use. You can also use Slack to share files and make free VoIP calls.

E-Learning Q&A November Issue

eLearning 24-7

Sure someone can argue that it is due to multiple variables, but if the main variable is due to online courses and the usage of a LMS for tracking, learning paths and those courses within it, nobody can argue that it has no impact. VOIP is free. . Back from Australia and boy are my arms tired (Yes, the worst joke ever!).

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Web Conferencing: Features U must Have and Nice Options

eLearning 24-7

You want to track who accepts and declines right? The instructor can mute end users either while the end users are on the phone or VOIP or both. Must have features for your webinar web conferencing solution. Exception: Seats or licenses – depends on your situation and your goals. While, I have my personal preference, everyone is different, so the “what do I get Seats or Licenses?&# choice is based on your objectives and needs.

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Tools That Make Consulting Easier (And a Few More I Need)

Experiencing eLearning

It also includes the option for calling in on a phone rather than just VOIP, so you can get better quality audio. Google Sheets: I use Google Spreadsheets to track my time , collect review feedback , and do light project management.