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Emerging Technology for Learning


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Emerging Technology for Learning

  1. 1. Emerging Technologies Taking advantage of rapidly evolving elearning solutions #CLOet Josh Blank Tom Turnbull
  2. 2. Emerging Technologies <ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Games & Simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul>
  3. 3. The De Facto Solution <ul><li>“ Slideware” </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Potential
  5. 5. Old School & New School
  6. 6. Models for Transforming Learning
  7. 7. Video for Learning Hot hot hot quotes build in a video screen &quot;The introduction of video into almost every aspect of our learning and work tasks is profound... “ Learning TRENDS by Elliott Masie - March 2, 2010 “ 2011 is the year of video” Learning TRENDS by Elliott Masie - March 2, 2010
  8. 8. Why choose video? Entertain me. Get to the point. Cool screen. THE TV GENERATION 7 11
  9. 9. Where can I use video? <ul><li>The potential to put a “human face” on your content; increasing audience engagement / emotional response </li></ul>
  10. 10. Where can I use video? <ul><li>The best way to portray social interaction </li></ul>
  11. 11. Where can I use video? <ul><li>Highly efficient means to explain / simplify complex and nuanced procedures </li></ul>
  12. 12. Create once, Deploy many Initial learning Meetings Coaching Refresh Performance support
  13. 13. Employee Training Employment Law Basics ej4 Slideshare doesn’t support our video embedding. To see a sample, please visit:
  14. 14. How to make video? <ul><li>Quality Affordable HD video technology dramatically improves picture detail </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution Technology Mature video streaming technology enables wireless distribution to computers, TV ’s, and mobile devices </li></ul>Speed & Affordability Now anyone can shoot, edit, and distribute content in a single day!
  15. 15. Video: Production Tips <ul><li>Start with the end in mind </li></ul><ul><li>Budget & Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Subject matter experts </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed scripting & storyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Audience focus group </li></ul>
  16. 16. Video: Best Practices Produce Make it yourself! Resources Logistics Curate Find something that works! Availability Applicability Cost / Benefit
  17. 17. Games & Simulations <ul><li>What makes games addictive?  </li></ul><ul><li>- Rewards & positive feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Chance </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishable tasks with measurable outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement with a community </li></ul>
  18. 18. Case Study: Games for Learning The Change Game Tandem Learning Slideshare doesn’t support video embedding. To see a sample, please visit:
  19. 19. Case Study: Simulations Mastering Management Enspire Learning Slideshare doesn’t support video embedding. To see a sample, please visit:
  20. 20. Case Study: Simulations Price for Success BlueVolt Slideshare doesn’t support video embedding. To see a sample, please visit:
  21. 21. Games & Simulations: Production Tips Start by defining the end point. Define the challenge – and the next level up. Design the interactions.
  22. 22. Games: Production Tips <ul><li>Game Templates: </li></ul><ul><li>Elearning Brothers ( </li></ul><ul><li>DIY eLearning ( </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid Intake ( </li></ul>
  23. 23. Mobile Learning Mobile technology provides learners with an opportunity to access learning information in the context in which they will apply it
  24. 24. How to use mobile? <ul><li>“ Gotta be…” </li></ul><ul><li>Short -  1-2 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Easily found      </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through a search function      </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User-friendly Navigation must be optimized for small screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Convenient Push content to the user </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple If you have to teach how to use it – it’s too complicated </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Ritz-Carlton: The Mobile Martini Slideshare doesn’t support video embedding. To see a sample, please visit:
  26. 26. OK – that was a fake example… <ul><li>Don’t be afraid to create simple form content </li></ul><ul><li>You can do a lot with very little </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity is the driver of good learning </li></ul><ul><li>It was a really good martini! </li></ul>
  27. 27. What is Social Learning?   Social networks enhance & improve learning content developed with all forms of media we've discussed.
  28. 28. Where Does Social Media Fit?
  29. 29. Case Study: Yammer
  30. 30. Case Study: #lrnchat
  31. 31. Social Media for Learning Tools Free, Open Networks Twitter LinkedIn Wikis Quora Google Sites Enterprise Networks Yammer Bloomfire SocialCast Jambok Ning Saba
  32. 32. Tips & Tricks: Social Choose your tools Make introductions Be a role model
  33. 33. Presenters Josh Blank [email_address] @OpenSesameNow Tom Turnbull [email_address] @TomTurnbull