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

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

What Makes an LMS Easy to Use?

Tony Karrer

They are doing a combination of virtual classroom training (via WebEx) and self-paced eLearning. eLearning Technology. I’ll have more coming on this topic, but today someone asked me how to approach is going through an LMS selection because the general feeling was that the existing LMS was too hard for users to use.

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

You can access a WebEx recording of the presentation here: https://nethope.webex.com/nethope/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=58772167&rKey=9ac6286700094e6f question was asked: There was a big interest in mobile years back and then it seemed to disappear, we will be seeing this come back? virtual world, WebEx type product.

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Tony Karrer

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology.

One Week to Select an LMS – No Way

Tony Karrer

They are doing a combination of virtual classroom training (via WebEx) and self-paced eLearning. And the person who asked the question tells me: My managers have asked me to find alternatives to Moodle that are more user friendly and that are easier to update and manage. eLearning Technology.

Web Video Conferencing

Clark Quinn

even would think that someone having to do a download like WebEx does would be annoying enough that users wouldn't want it. So, some questions I'm hoping to figure out shortly: Are there examples out there of sites who are already doing this for their users? Are we too early still for the technology? Make sense or not?

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. Some thoughts and questions I would have for this company - Customers? eLearning Technology. Why am I scratching my head? You won't be able to get above the noise. And this isn't just me.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: "Killer Apps" and Virtual Worlds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Irving Wladawsky-Berger A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. But the document does throw out a lot of questions about identity, responsibility, and the uses for consensual online experience. When will virtual worlds become a real business?,

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Response 8 Great people Great opportunities to meet the great people Great food Great Technology. over the years is wearing thin. Free wireless.