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How Not to Adopt an LCMS

Xyleme

Create topics to be distributed as microlearning or assembled into a course. Embed content into the workflow. They can gather information on existing processes, work through the process changes, and design the rich library of templates needed for your organization.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

Of course he was right. Of course exposure to other people is one of the primary ways we learn and improve our performance. Of course we don’t ‘deliver’ or ‘transfer’ learning either. Of course this is easier said than done. National Library of Australia.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. Shared media and document library. Workflow management/review tool.

[annotation][2b2k] Mediathread

David Weinberger

It’s used in many courses at Columbi, as well as around the world. It began with Vital, a video library tool. ” It’s designed for classes. Mediathread connects assignments and responses, as well as other workflows. Jonah Bossewich and Mark Philipsonfrom Columbia University talk about Mediathread , an open source project that makes it easy to annotate various digital sources. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

Instructional Designers (IDs) are now under more pressure than ever to deliver the best content, and a tool that many IDs are familiar with is a Learning Management System (LMS). In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration.

The Need to Adapt to the Speed of Change or Die: lessons for L&D from the retail industry

Charles Jennings

Especially if they can gain that knowledge and expertise more easily and without leaving their desk or workflow. This may, or may not, involve designing, developing and delivering physical or virtual training, eLearning or some other intervention.

LibraryLab funded project librapalooza

David Weinberger

The Harvard Library Lab , which issues grants for library innovation at the University, is holding a forum in which all the projects get 5 mins to introduce themselves. It’s intended for classroom use, or, of course, for anyone. Abigail Bourdeaux: The Copyright and Fair Use Tool: An interactive workflow tool for those trying to determine the copyright status, and fair use status, of materials, particularly for use in the classroom. (It

Managing Metadata with Resource Profiles

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A workflow is suggested whereby a resource profiles engine manages and combines this data, producing various views of the resource, or in other words, a set of resource profiles. Another example is the Scholarly Works Usage Profile (SWUP)2 Second part educational metadata can include context of use (for example, in a course or program) and assessment data relative to the resource. Paper prepared for an upcoming conference.

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And we saw attempts, at least, to popularize 'less democratic' processes in the writings of Andrew Keen , the growth of Citizendium and, of course, the Britannica Blog. However, the most important innovations in e-learning will involve advances in our understanding of how to design e-learning environments that help people learn—such as how to design serious games, VR environments, and online agents that promote appropriate cognitive processing during learning.

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What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's somewhat surprising to see in 2009, given that every company, every school, every library, every museum, and every other organization, product, service and even many pets have websites. Indeed, any time something becomes popular these days, it is designated as 'a platform' (in homage to web 2.0) This was the thinking behind the connectivism course we ran last fall. Can we design specialized production systems that do not depend on cheap labour

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The Reality of Virtual Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These days of course we also have the contrast between the ‘real’ and the ‘virtual’. the idea that learning is not based in objects and contents and books and course objects and classes and lessons that are stored as though they were in a library, but rather the idea that learning is like a utility, learning is part of our experience, learning is something that flows, learning is something that’s dynamic, that changes. Oh, and of course, it’s all free. Of course.