- Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Nice summary list of the major e-learning tools out there.
- Social Media in Academia – The ETNA (Enhanced Training Needs Analysis) 2012 survey has found that “nearly three quarters of academics in further education agree that social media tools enhance the quality of the learning experience.”
- 2013 Hottest E-Learning Trends – Advances in technology generally define the latest trends in any industry, and the elearning industry is no different. New devices and APIs are shaping the present and future of how organizations administer and record learning. In 2013, we are starting to see how the latest technologies are making their way into formal learning delivery.
- Four Videos on Instructional Design –
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- Collaborative eLearning and mLearning Creation – A collaborative SaaS solution for developing eLearning? I'm anxious to try it out!
- eLearning Technology: Flash Dead for eLearning – This has HUGE implications for e-learning developers. I have been uncomfortable with Flash based on the fact that its closed design undermines SEO and network effects. Apples lack of support continues to concern me as learning goes mobile (and the world goes iPad). And now that Adobe is dropping Flash for HTML5 it is time for us all to re-think our e-learning development foundations.
- Why we crave creativity but reject creative ideas – Some science to back up the resistance we all encounter when leading change or introducing new ideas.
- Search Engines Change How Memory Works | Wired Science | Wired.com – Our brave new world's impact on the plasticity of the human mind continues.
- Wikinomics – The Collaboration Paradox: Why E2.0 Efforts Fail – Steve Guengerich has a very intriguing post about the "Catch-22" challenges that exist whenever you bring together a team of "large, virtual, diverse, and composed of highly educated specialists" to work on a project.
- bubbl.us – free web application for brainstorming online – Bubbl.us is a simple and free web application that lets you brainstorm online.
These are my links for February 27th:
- 12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials – Its been around for ages, but you can't argue with quick, simple, and effective. If you have to teach (or better yet EPSS) folks computer applications, screencasting is effective and cheap. This great lists includes FREE tools (for great ROI).
- Visualizing Information for Advocacy: An Introduction to Information Design | Tactical Technology Collective – Presentation is everything: "This project aims to raise awareness, introduce concepts, and promote good practice in information design – a powerful tool for advocacy, outreach, research, organization and education."
- Extend Your Brain With Evernote – This isn't open to the public yet, but it is another example of how Internet (Web) technology is changing the way we learn and remember. Einstein was joking when he said "I never remember anything I can lookup". Still a joke?
These are my links for February 21st:
- Requirements of a PLE Framework (Mohamed Amine) – From Mohamed's blog on Technology Enhanced Learning, a brief but broad list of the attributes of a successful personal learning environment (PLE).
- e-Learning Reloaded: Top 50 Web 2.0 Tools for Info Junkies, Researchers & Students | OEDb – These are some of the best tools for organizing, citing, searching, and more online (according to Jessica Hupp).
- What is eLearning 2.0? : eLearning Technology – An older post from Tony Karrer where he provides his very e-learning focused view of what Learning 2.0 is. He touches on very good points. What's missing may be how learning behavior will change based on the new paradigm.
- Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis : eLearning Technology – Another great thought provoker from Tony Karrer. He posits The Long Tail" with attention as the X-axis instead of sales. Then he discusses the challenge that corporate learning has in continuing to be relevant in this new attention economy.