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Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Camtasia - problem is it destroys the object-base of presented media & symbolic information VCR recording - done in background through projector - you don''t need software on the presentation computer - eg. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? it students prefer everything? - Let''s do engineering. - so, eg.,

Blog Post: Zoom as a platform for virtual Knowledge Caf?s

David Gurteen

If you would like to be kept informed about them then please sign-up to my Virtual Café mailing list. I think Zoom will most likely replace Skype, Google Hangouts and many of the corporate webinar platforms such as Webex and Adobe Connect over the coming few years. It is my video communication platform of choice

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Respondus Harbinger Knowledge WebEx Communicatio. List of Tools and Vendors: Keynote - KnowledgePlanet On-Demand. Vuepoint Adobe Systems, Inc.

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

You can access a WebEx recording of the presentation here: Home vs. Work I asked the audience if it was easier to get information at home or at work or about the same. virtual world, WebEx type product. will be the real win.

Travel Budget Slashes, Meeting Crunch and Going Virtual

Nancy White

Not far behind in its clunkiness is WebEx , which makes passing the control baton something of a high wire act. I say “good on ya!&#


Tony Karrer

We talked about the SCORM test suite, SCORM test wrappers, and various test tools such as Trident , Reload player ([link] SCORM Test Track , remote debugging using tools like WebEx, HTTP traffic tracking with tools like Firebug , and some other things. Quite a great bit of discussion and useful information. All of them sell their LMSs."

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

so my focus could have been on richer information sharing" "Have a pre-class experience for those unfamiliar with the tools to learn more about them by having demonstrations or showing examples. Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 approaches. See the next topic.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

So, both the webinar tool (Elluminate, WebEx, Adobe Connect, etc.) I recently complained that even after all these years, tools like Elluminate and WebEx still didn't provide the ability to have people put their pictures and other information on their profiles so you could find out more about the users. Twitter Chat Annoying?

Second Life and Learning - Tony O'Driscoll

Tony Karrer

It might just change your perspective on what's possible today in informal and generative learning. Or are they this season's over-hyped fad?


Tony Karrer

Can run PowerPoint in Adobe Connect, WebEx or other virtual meeting software. Tufte - information visualization. I'm at the Dan Roam - The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures - keynote at DevLearn. You can find something similar here. What problems can we solve with pictures? All of them. Great story.

Social Experience

Tony Karrer

Why the heck doesn't each tool – WebEx, Adobe Connect, Elluminate, etc. It is of note that there is very little latent social presence in MUVEs.

Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. approaches. These make sense.

The Ability to Lead Remote Employees Will Become the Next 2.0 Skill

Dan Pontefract

Do you post short, informal videos about anything business related that the team could benefit from? Do you have a platform such as Webex , LiveMeeting , Elluminate or Centra that allows this? Whether small, medium or large in size, organizations have been or are set to grapple with remote based leadership issues. and Learning 2.0?

Profile Photos

Tony Karrer

Add it to your Elluminate and WebEx profiles. I'm going to use that little bit of information to decide if I will go look you up on LinkedIn, or send you a message about something, or otherwise interact. I received a response that I didn't expect on my post Profile Photo. Remember you. Believe you are serious. I have limited time.

Well Played, Blackboard

George Siemens

Adobe Connect has somewhat of an academic presence, but it has seen far more success in corporate settings, similar to WebEx and GoToMeeting. He’s an extremely informed and capable person. With increased competition and general maturity of the market, Blackboard made what is likely its most important acquisition to date. Web 2.0

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Elluminate did not work through several firewalls, so we had to switch to WebEx. while the risk is probably low that you will actually have information leak out: Try to limit content to information that would cause little damage to the company if it were made public. Instead, we should have used That's its job.

New Learning Solutions

Tony Karrer

You would categorize the space from faceless (WebEx) to 3D/complex (Second Life) and your solution is this new category of approachable 3D. I'm not going to mention the specific tool because they didn't provide any of the information I would need to assess whether it's an interesting offering or a me too. Why am I scratching my head?

The social media I use

Nancy White

WebEx and Live Meeting – take note! At the end of the post, I promised to write about WHAT social media I currently use. So here it is.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Interesting spaces - informal meeting and/or socializing space. As a presenter, great guidance and specific information from organisers.