Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 10

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There are two distinct problems: - The harvester isn't harvesting - When I do harvest, it's downloading things that were downloaded before I'm going to deal with the second thing first. Harvesting, Again I'm having issues with the harvester again.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 4

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Instead of downloading and saving the file, you should be able to save it directly from a JSON feed generated by the gRSShopper API. Activities Each week of the course will feature some events. These are mostly live video conferences with guests.

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Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?


So what does that mean for the poor instructional designer when over 70% of the learning they create delivers poor customer experiences? The easy thing for an instructional designer to do is to rely on simple instinct and maintain the status quo.

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Update: Designing mLearning

Clark Quinn

Well, it’s been a bit of a saga, but there are some new developments about my forthcoming: Designing mLearning: Tapping Into the Mobile Revolution for Organizational Performance. The good news is I’ve finally got a downloadable PDF sample of the book, including what I think is a clever cover design (caveat, my idea :), the ‘about the book’ section, Ellen Wagner ‘s gracious foreword, and the short section introduction and first chapter.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Geez. 13 GBs per second on the Firefox 3 download.

Mark Oehlert

AM PST and 1 PM EST - Firefox 3 Download going for Guiness World record! 13 GBs per second on the Firefox 3 download. This is the counter for Firefox 3 downloads as of 1655 EST. According to this story on CNET , the download rate at one point 14,000 copies per minute or 233 per second.

Joy, Humanity, and Good Business: A Case for Design

Adaptive Path

How do you know that design is the right approach to improving your service? According to Kaiser Permanente’s Chris McCarthy, it’s the joy expressed on the faces of nurses while co-designing new service solutions. Tags: Healthcare Service Design UX Week

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Ben Fry’s “Computational Information Design”

Adaptive Path

If you’re a programmer you’ll be inspired to start designing, and if you’re a designer you might find yourself inspired to take up coding. Ben Fry, UX Week: Computational Information Design from Adaptive Path’s UX Week Videos.

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History and context of User Experience Design

Adaptive Path

I was humbled to be included in her latest podcast, on The History and Evolution of User Experience Design. You can listen to it here: or download the audio file. Tags: Experience Design Conversations Podcasts My colleague Teresa recently began a podcast series titled Tea with Teresa. In it, she talks to folks about their passions, getting them to explain the ins and outs of what excites them.

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The Assumptions Designers Make

Adaptive Path

Download podcast here. By now you may have heard about the release of research and designs from Adaptive Path’s Mobile Literacy project. Natasha talks about how the basic assumptions underlying most mobile phone designs (ie: literacy, numeric literacy, and an understanding of basic computer functions) can quickly become obstacles for communication. To see the designs that came out of this research visit: [link]. (Why Mobile Phones Don’t Make Sense To Everyone).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Dont forget.10 AM PST and 1 PM EST - Firefox 3 Download going for Guiness World record!

Mark Oehlert

13 GBs per second on the Firefox 3 download. AM PST and 1 PM EST - Firefox 3 Download going for Guiness World record! AM PST and 1 PM EST - Firefox 3 Download going for Guiness World record!

Microsoft Expression Web Designer

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I downloaded and tested the Expression Web Designer software. It is a very large download - 224 megabytes, plus the.Net framework. You have to have a Microsoft Vista ID (existing MSN IDs will work) to download the package. Pages are designed using CSS and standard HTML elements. Somebody working the server backend (databases, etc) can very easily set up this product to allow non-technical people to design complex websites.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days

Mark Oehlert

» March 19, 2008 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days This picture from the iPhone Blog is just priceless.

Razing barriers: on-demand customer input to design

Adaptive Path

The biggest barrier to human centered design is just getting it done. Which, of course, is often difficult to predict in the ambiguous design process. We were working on the interaction design of a very lengthy and specialized media submission tool.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Type of Participant Interactions To achieve your purpose, you generally design a set of activities. Are there any prohibitions about downloading and installing applications? I’m wondering if you have that as a downloadable document somewhere.

WEBINAR: Let’s Get Mobile: Changing your Concept of Mobile Content Design and Delivery


Access in real life: a mobile location to download Brandon Hall’s newest paper on “Mobile Learning, The Tipping Point”. We know that by 2015 over 7.1 billion mobile connected devices have been predicted to be in service around the globe, and it is estimated that over 287 million tablets will ship annually. With the launch of the Kindle Fire at $199, tablets are now feasible replacements for printing costs. We are at the tipping point, and mobile delivery is here to stay.

HBR Reboots with a New Design for Business Leaders and with TypeKit too!

Adaptive Path

Our design partners at Adaptive Path did a great job in helping us design the site to accomplish those goals.&# What is also impressive is that is leading the way in web design integrating the downloadable font technology our friends at TypeKit. Tags: Content Strategy Experience Design Experience Strategy We are excited to see our friends at Harvard Business Review have launched a new site along with a redesigned magazine today!

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Do you want to DO design thinking? Start with the d.School's.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. On the temptation to declare "email bankruptcy" » Do you want to DO design thinking? As with last year's model, you can download the latest version free , courtesy of the  Bob Sutton.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

by Robert Bloomfield) | Main | Small Basket of MindMapping Items » February 27, 2008 The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) Katrins important thesis is now available both as a Wiki and a PDF download. "In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach.

working smarter with PKM

Harold Jarche

At 12 pages it is not designed to cover all aspects of the models, frameworks, and practices that inform PKM, but provide a quick reference, especially for those new to the discipline. Download the PDF — Working Smarter Field Guide 2020.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This means not being dogmatic about tools because “they work for me&# recognizing that technology is designed for groups, but experienced – and experienced quite differently – by individuals. I have downloaded it to read.

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How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

Beth Kanter

And, you need to think about the cover image design in the context of your overall content strategy. But what if you don’t have the resources to hire a graphic designer and need to do it in-house? Download Facebook Timeline Cover PSD file.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog)

Mark Oehlert

» June 24, 2007 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog) This is a great list.and the following post is 50 MORE games !

Google Chrome – have to have a play | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

But my more enduring motivation is that in my communities, people are always asking “should I download and use tool X?&# The download and install was painless. And how would we describe “more social&# (both in terms of features and design approaches)?

Why the Core77 Conference is About User Experience

Adaptive Path

The Core77 Conference speaker line up includes, among others, a UX lead at Google X, a wearable technology designer and a guy brazen enough to suggest that putting a floating swimming pool in the East River would be a great way to clean it up. At first glance, this event may not look like a typical conference for an interaction designer, but at the core of each presentation, you’ll find a reverence for the human experience and the way we interact with the world around us.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. IT, Not that it matters.

Mark Oehlert

So Firefox 3 Download day was a pretty big success. That is if you count something on the order of 8 million downloads and quadrupling your market share in a single 24-hour period successful ( 1 ).

Human Learning is Not About to Change Forever

Clark Quinn

So naturally I gave up my personal details to download a copy. I’m all for AR and VR, but saying that it puts learning in the hands of the students is a design issue, not a technology issue. This is in the realm of plausible, but as I mentioned before , it’s not worth it until we’re doing it on top of good design. We won’t have to learn: we’ll upload and download knowledge. Do I trust what you say you’re making available for download?

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Living with Complexity

Clark Quinn

Don Norman (disclaimer, my PhD advisor and mentor) has had a string of important books, starting with his stellar Design of Everyday Things (tops my ‘recommended books’ list for designers). The book, as the title implies, is largely about how complexity isn’t bad, it’s necessary, and the real issue is about designing to manage it. Good design is naturally the solution. Recommended for the advanced designer. design strategy

Nicole Lazzaro’s “The Future of UX is Play: The 4 Keys to Fun, Emotion and User Engagement”

Adaptive Path

She’s been working in game design for the past 20 years and I wanted a closer look at her model of the 4 keys of emotion and fun in game play. Game design is already a popular topic for experience designers and it will continue to gain in relevancy.

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New (Free) E-Book: Leading Systems Change Will Supercharge Your Facilitation Skills

Beth Kanter

But this is more than a simple report on a highly successful leadership program that takes a systems approach to serving an underserved community, it is the authors playbook of how to design and implement a program, including facilitation recipes for designing meetings.

The latest in 3D printing trends: guns, ears, body parts, and now in your local store

Ross Dawson

The gun is designed to fire standard handgun rounds, using interchangeable barrels for different calibers of ammunition. These printers use computer-assisted design to conceive of objects as arrays of thin slices. design Future of business Retail Technology trends

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Data Informed, Not Data Driven: The Subtext

Adaptive Path

I want to introduce you to a UX Week talk called “Data Informed, Not Data Driven&# by Adam Mosseri, Product Design Manager at Facebook. Reminder, stop designing for yourself. Tags: Collaboration Decision Support Product Design UX Week Videos

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Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

Now, I want to have an integrated experience across my devices, so I downloaded the Firefox versions for my iDevices as well. design technologyAs I mentioned in an earlier post , I have been using Safari and Google to traverse the networks. And in a comment, I mentioned that the recent launch of the new Firefox browser was prompting me to switch. And that’s now been put through a test, and I thought it instructive to share my learnings.

How Can Elmo Make Your Nonprofit’s Meetings More Effective?

Beth Kanter

There is also a set you can download on your phone. … Read More Meetings Training DesignNo, I’m not talking about the cute red Muppet. ELMO stands for “ Enough! Let’s Move On.”

The game of course

Jay Cross

A major obstacle confronting L&D people participating in Internet Time Alliance workshops on social and informal learning is the difficulty of letting go of the course concept and the sense of control it gives designers, planners, and instructors. Design Meta-Learning

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Learning Analytics Courses

George Siemens

We’ve structured these courses to provide an intro to analytics in education (a good compliment to the courses is our recently released Handbook of Learning Analytics – free download): Learning Analytics Fundamentals. Connecting Learning Data to Improve Instructional Design. After about a year of planning, we can finally announce the following courses on edX focusing on learning analytics.

Nicole Lazzaro’s “The Future of UX is Play: The 4 Keys to Fun, Emotion and User Engagement”

Adaptive Path

She’s been working in game design for the past 20 years and I wanted a closer look at her model of the 4 keys of emotion and fun in game play. Game design is already a popular topic for experience designers and it will continue to gain in relevancy.

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“Dialogue in the Dark”: A Journey into a World without Sight

Adaptive Path

Download podcast here. Tags: Adaptive Path Staff Experience Design Perspective Podcasts 5 senses design Dialogue in the Dark environment exhibition gloria fisher john zaller podcast senses sight tea with teresa vision The latest Tea with Teresa podcast: An interview with Dialogue in the Dark Creative Director John Zaller and Guide Gloria Fisher. Show Length: 20 minutes.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Help Firefox 3 Set a Guiness World Record!!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Massive Catch-Up Issue #1413 (Games, Virtual Worlds, banking concepts and more) | Main | Godspeed Tim Russert. » June 12, 2008 Help Firefox 3 Set a Guiness World Record!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

Main | Alternative and Activist Search Engines » June 21, 2007 Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? Feature wise, many of the same features and employing some nice design as well.

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Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

Or we buy our music and e-books from Amazon, which keeps records of what we own and allows downloading to a Kindle, computer, or phone. Some examples: Privacy by Design is a policy and code development movement led by Ann Cavoukian , the Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. Books Business Cluetrain Future history Internet Links News Past Personal Personal clouds problems Technology VRM Fourth Amendment internet privacy privacy by design

… from little acorns grow

Dave Snowden

Those licensed to use SenseMaker® analyst will be authorised to download the data to that tool. Last week I was in Nairobi ase the keynote at a panel discussion on Behavioural Insights for Environment Impact for UNEP sandwiched between two pretty hellish flights.

Making Learning Broadly Available

Clark Quinn

text, graphics), dynamic (video/audio/animations), and interactive content in a package that I can download and interact with! I think that if we can lift our learning design to match the quality of our devices, and have the market to deliver those learning experiences where and when desired, we’ll have the opportunity to lift ourselves to another level. Tags: design mobile technology

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Fleck.Web page annotation

Mark Oehlert

You download an extension for Firefox and then you can add notes to Web pages you visit and other people with the extension can see if the page they are on has any notes they can read.etc. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « PaperVision 3D - a 3D Flash Engine | Main | Good for introNetworks! » May 08, 2007 Fleck.Web page annotation So I tried a Web page annotator called Fleck ( Webware story ).