• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Elearning on a shoestring
 

Elearning on a shoestring

on

  • 1,457 views

This is a presentation created for a forum for the vocational education sector.

This is a presentation created for a forum for the vocational education sector.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,457
Views on SlideShare
1,450
Embed Views
7

Actions

Likes
2
Downloads
14
Comments
0

2 Embeds 7

http://dlb.sa.edu.au 5
http://www.slideshare.net 2

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Elearning on a shoestring Elearning on a shoestring Presentation Transcript

    • E-learning on a
      Logo created with http://cooltext.com
      Photo by g.ottaviano
    • E-learning on a Shoestring Wikispace:
      http://elearningshoestring.wikispaces.com/
    • E-learning is a proven cost-effective training solution.
      While there are some development and implementation costs associated with e-learning, the good news is that there are ways these can be minimised.
    • Find learning content that already exists
      Rethink what you already have
      Create your own content
      Use free and open source tools
      Run your business with e-tools
      Plan your e-learning with ready-to-go tools
      Find out what others are doing
    • Why start from the beginning when there may be existing content you can simply pick up and use?
      If it isn't 'quite right', it is often easier to customise an existing learning resource rather than have to create an entirely new one.
      Find learning content that already exists
    • Find learning content that already existsTOOLBOXES
      Toolboxes are high quality, cost effective interactive e-learning and assessment resources featuring scenarios, images and activities.
      They are designed for use by training providers, industry and business and support online delivery of recognised training packages for the vocational education and training sector.
    • Find learning content that already existsTOOLBOXES
      Toolbox website
      Toolbox examples:
      Optimake: Process Manufacturing TP
      Satellite City: Property Services TP
      TAA: Training & Assessment TP
      My Micro Business: Business Services TP
      Where’s the Party At: Youth, LLN studies
    • Find learning content that already existsLORN
      LORN is a gateway to online training resources.
      It allows teachers and trainers to access more than 2,500 quality, copyright cleared, free or affordable online learning resources from repositories across Australia.
    • Find learning content that already existsLORN
      LORN website
      Examples of what you can find:
      Drive a Forklift
      Develop a Business Plan (rural environment)
      Maintain workplace safety - Deal with an emergency
    • Find learning content that already existsYouTube
      YouTube is a video sharing websitewhich allows users to locate existing videos as well as upload their own.
      There is an amazing amount of instructional material which can be embedded in existing websites/learning management systems (LMS)
      There is also an Education section on YouTube
    • Find learning content that already existsYouTube
      YouTube website
      Examples of what you can find:
      How to use a bandsaw
      Putting out a grease fire safely
      Sales Tips - Open and Closed Questions
      Internet Safety for Teens
      Activating Yeast for Wheat Bread
    • You probably already have resources such as PowerPoints, Word Docs, PDFs etc.
      You can turn these into e-learning resources very quickly by making them available online.
      How?
      Rethink what you already have
    • Rethink what you already haveGoogleDocs
      "Google Docs is a free, Web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, form, and data storage service offered by Google.
      It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users." - Wikipedia
    • Rethink what you already haveGoogleDocs
      Use GoogleDocs to:
      Upload your current documents so that your learners can access them from anywhere, at anytime.
      Store document ‘masters’ ensuring version control
      Work collaboratively on the same document.
    • Rethink what you already haveSlideShare
      SlideShare is a site which allows you to upload and share your presentations eg. PowerPoints.
      It will also let you upload Word & PDF documents.
      You can add audio to make a ‘webinar’.
    • Rethink what you already haveSlideShare
      Use SlideShare to:
      Upload PowerPoints so they are available for learners (gives a unique URL)
      Can add audio making them suitable for learners who can’t attend class
      Embed them straight into a LMS
      Example: Death by PowerPoint
    • Rethink what you already haveCutePDF
      CutePDFcreates PDF files on the fly. Make professional quality PDF files from almost any printable document. FREE for personal, commercial, government or educational use.
    • Rethink what you already haveCutePDF
      Use CutePDF to:
      Turn your Word documents into PDFs, ready to upload to the internet, your LMS or send out to learners via email.
      (This isn’t e-learning but is a great way to start and provides flexibility for learners.)
    • If you can’t find what you need, you can create your own course material using existing e-learning tools.
      All the following tools are within the capabilities of a practitioner...no web development skills required.
      Create your own content
    • Create your own content ARED
      ARED is designed to allow practitioners, with little more than basic computer skills, to easily build their own e-learning resources using six dynamic templates.
      The templates are based on media-rich interactions and remove the need for practitioners to learn the multimedia skills commonly required to build such resources.
    • Create your own content ARED
      ARED website (for downloading)
      Examples:
      How to Write a Business Case for E-learning
      E-learning Webventure
      How to use ARED : Introduction to AREDv2.1 (Enter as a guest)
    • Create your own content PhotoStory3
      Microsoft PhotoStory3 is a free application that allows users to create a show’n’tell presentation from digital photos.
      It is used in education for the creation of learning resources as well as learning activities for learners.
    • Create your own content PhotoStory3
      • Download Microsoft PhotoStory3
      • Educational uses of digital storytelling
      Example: History of Radiology
      Example: Travel digital story
      ‘How To’ Tutorials
    • Create your own content Screencast-o-Matic
      Screencast-o-Matic is a free and easy way to make a screen capture video recording with audio (a.k.ascreencast) and upload it for free hosting from your browser - no installation or downloading required..
    • Create your own content Screencast-o-Matic
      Screencast-o-Matic can be used wherever you demonstrate something on a computer.
      Examples:
      Creating a drop-down list in Excel
      A screencast about how to create a screencast!
      A YouTube video demonstration
    • Use FREE and open-source tools
      A great low-cost way to get started with e-learning is to use free and open source software.
      Some of these (such as Moodle) are being taken up by many large training providers i.e. TAFE SA, UNISA, TAFE NSW etc.
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsMOODLE
      Moodle(Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a free and open-source e-learning software platform.
      As of January 2010 it had a user base of 45,721 registered and verified sites, serving 32 million users in 3 million courses.
      Moodle was developed ... to help educators create online courses with a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content. - Wikipedia
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsMOODLE
      Moodle website
      Examples:
      Link to E-Skills course, ‘23 Things for Trainers’ (not available to guests...sorry )
      Career Awareness
      Online Facilitation
      Digital Photography
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsMOODLE
      Get a FREEMoodle classroom!
      www.vetsa.net.au
      Use it for:
      Learning Moodle
      Training
      PD
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsBlogger
      Blogger is a free blogging platform run by Google.
      “A blog (a contraction of the term "web log") is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video” – Wikipedia
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsBlogger
      Blogger website
      Use Blogger for:
      Learners doing a workplace assessment
      Ongoing updates for learners (or colleagues)
      Helps to improve literacy
      Involves external people eg employers
      Blogs in Plain English – a video
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsBlogger
      Examples:
      Jessica Watson
      Trudy’s blog
      UNISA Report: Using Wikis and Blogs for
      Assessment in First Year Engineering
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsWikiSpaces
      A wiki can be as simple as an online whiteboard...or as complex as a corporate website.
      It is essentially a website that can be edited...by yourself, your learners, your colleagues...depending on permissions allocated.
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsWikiSpaces
      A wiki can be as simple as an online whiteboard...or as complex as a corporate website.
      It is essentially a website that can be edited...by yourself, your learners, your colleagues...depending on permissions allocated.
    • Use FREE and open-source toolsWikiSpaces
      Wikispaces website
      Examples:
      Wikipedia
      Keeping Up with E-learning
      Resources4Trades
      Horizon Project
      Video: Wikis in Plain English
    • Run your Business with E-tools
      Make your business run more efficiently and effectively using e-tools
      WhenIsGood - organise meetings quickly
      SurveyMonkey – online survey for feedback
      Skype – video/audio/text communication
      QuickTopic – instant discussion space
    • Use readily available resources to plan your e-learning
      A range of free resources and tools are available from the Framework website to help you PLAN, DEVELOP and IMPLEMENT e-learning.
      It is important to plan e-learning so that the model you choose fits YOUR organisation and learners.
    • Use readily available resources to plan your e-learning
      Designing e-learning (Great site to get started)
      Practical Guide to E-learning for Industry
      E-learning in the Trades
      E-learning for Small Business
      Inclusive E-learning
    • Help is available where you need it!
      E-learning Coordinator.....
      ...can provide e-learning advice, assist with decision-making and help with the location of relevant e-learning products, tools and resources, together with examples of where e-learning is being used effectively...
      Ph: 8348 4073
      Email: marlene.manto@flexiblelearning.net.au
    • Help is available where you need it!
      Toolbox Champion.....
      ... can provide assistance with locating relevant e-learning and assessment resources, as well as assistance with using Toolboxes including the downloading & customising of learning objects...
      Ph: 8348 4074
      Email: douglas.purcell@sa.gov.au
    • Help is available where you need it!
      E-Skills.....
      ... Is a not-for-profit business which can provide affordable e-learning consultancy, professional development workshops, e-learning online courses, guest speakers, technical help and support...
      Ph: 8348 4076 www.e-skills.com.au
      Email: coordinator@e-skills.com.au
    • Find Out What Others are Doing
      SA 2010 Innovations projects
      Search through the last 3 years
      National Industry projects
      Example: Queensland Water Directorate
    • Thank You!