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E-Learning Acupuncture. Elearning instructional design ideas - Making Change blog. MinuteBio. E-Learning Curve Blog. Winter Solstice at Newgrange, Ireland 5,000 years ago, an extraordinary people lived in Ireland.

E-Learning Curve Blog

They were farmers, hunters and builders. Without the benefit of the wheel, and with tools made only of flint, they carved their culture into history. Along the banks of the River Boyne, they built houses to their dead, repositories to their spirit – monuments to immortality.Brú na Boinne: Monument to Immortality Newgrange – exterior (image courtesy SacredSites.com) I don’t spend all my time involved in learning and development. No, no, no. Among my more arcane, but nevertheless very satisfying interests is in the culture of the Neolithic (New Stone Age), and particularly the culture of the Beaker People of Western Europe.

At ten minutes to nine on the morning of the shortest day of the year, a pale and weak sun slowly rises above a ridge in the Boyne River valley in County Meath, Ireland. Newgrange is best known for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the winter solstice sun. Notes: Online Learning Update. Employers like MOOCs — if they know what one is April 15th, 2014 By Jake New, Editor, eCampus News MOOCs-employers-studentsEmployers are fans of massive open online courses (MOOCs), according to a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International.

Online Learning Update

But many first had to have the concept explained to them. “We were interested in exploring how employers viewed MOOCs in terms of whether they would make a difference in hiring decisions or how they might be used for recruiting talent,” said Laura Horn, the RTI’s site principal investigator. Share on Facebook An E-Portfolio With No Limits. Harold Jarche. Thoughts on mobile computing and elearning. Welcome to Stephen's Web. Corporate Training & e-Learning Blog. E-Learning Queen. I Came, I Saw, I Learned... Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development. E-Learning 24/7 Blog. Elearningpost. Breakthrough eLearning. Dave Mozealous — Articulate technology and tech usability.

Learning Ecosystems. From DSC: I’m not sure where the item below ultimately came from, but it was in one of those emails that came to me via a family member.

Learning Ecosystems

It reminds me of how people come in and out of our lives — and that goes not only for parents, siblings, spouses, and other family members, but also for teachers, professors, coaches, mentors, pastors, managers, supervisors, etc. They all help us learn and grow…and then we no longer have them in our lives. It reminds me of a learning ecosystem — constantly changing and morphing. So it’s very relevant not only to our personal lives, but a reminder to be thankful for those who have ridden a train with you, with me — if even for a brief period of time. The Train of Life At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, and we believe they will always travel on our side. However, at some station our parents will step down from the train, leaving us on this journey alone.

Many will step down and leave a permanent vacuum. Reap success and give lots of love. The eLearning Coach. Jane's Pick of the Day. eLearning Pulse. The Rapid eLearning Blog. Creating great interactive learning experiences requires a few core building blocks: relevant content, pull versus push, and real-world decisions.

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With those building blocks you're able to structure effective learning scenarios that are meaningful to the learner and helps meet the objectives of the course. One of those building blocks in creating relevant content or content that is placed in a meaningful context. Essentially, you want to recreate the types of scenarios that are similar to the ones the learner has in real life. This allows them to see the content in ... Read the full article After last week's post on the different drag & drop interaction examples, I had quite a few emails asking for tips on how to create drag and drop interactions for elearning. Sliders are used as a means to make adjustments/selections or as a simple way to navigate content. It helps to look at what others are doing to get ideas and inspiration for your own work. Create ... Pinched Head Blog. Canada Day is fast approaching and to celebrate, I put together a little Canada Day challenge for all who dare to try it.

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I initially created this quiz for David Anderson’s weekly e-learning challenge over at Articulate. The challenge was to repurpose a quiz template created by Jackie Van Nice so thanks Jackie! Just click on the picture to get started. I like to create little projects to test drive ideas before inflicting them on my clients. Where Learning, Technology, and Marketing Meet. If you work for a membership organization, we need your help.

Where Learning, Technology, and Marketing Meet

We’re launching the survey that will form the basis for our upcoming white paper on the use of social technologies for learning among associations, due out in June. The purpose is to better understand how associations are and aren’t using social technologies (blogs, wikis, networking sites, etc.) to deliver learning products and services. Your participation is very important—even if you do not currently use or plan to use social technologies as part of your learning products or services and regardless of the size or budget of your association. [click to continue…] I’m working on a new survey (on social technologies for learning—keep an eye out for its release in the coming days), I’ve been spending some time in SurveyMonkey, and I came back across a tiny survey we did before our Assessing Your Market for Education Products Webinar in February. 1.

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