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Tin Can API or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Spec » Now You Know Blog

Tin Can API or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Spec » Now You Know Blog | eLearning-ing | Scoop.it

It may seem like a lot of technical detail at first glance, but the Tin Can API specification currently being developed by ADL offers some extremely cool possibilities for how we make and track data related to online learning events.

 

This blog post (on our company blog, Now You Know, over at dominKnow Learning Systems) is my own reflection on what the Tin Can API is, and some of the ways we could end up making use of it. 

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Eide Neurolearning Blog: Brain Scans Show If Ready to Learn

Eide Neurolearning Blog: Brain Scans Show If Ready to Learn | eLearning-ing | Scoop.it

An MIT study published in 2011 demonstrated that neuroimaging "can identify in real-time brain states that enhance or depress learning and memory formation". 

 

Now we just need to get training budget approval for a neuroimager.

 

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aconventional: Performance Consulting is not the Answer

The ever-insightful nick shackleton-jones (the lower case is his own) illustrates the role of the affective context on work-learning. 

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Alternatives To 'Correct' and 'Incorrect': The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning

Alternatives To 'Correct' and 'Incorrect': The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | eLearning-ing | Scoop.it

Feedback is one of the most powerful tools we can leverage to improve learning.

 

But so much elearning only provides minimal feedback, and usually only at the assessment stage. 

 

Connie Malamed offers a great list of other ways we can provide feedback in our elearning experiences. 

 

Try working any of these into your next project, and make it a better and more effective learning experience. And keep this list handy! 

 

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Clive on Learning: Over-teaching experts and under-teaching novices

Clive Shepherd provides a most elegant and simple explanation of how experts and novices differ, and why that means Instructional Designers should treat them differently.

 

Share this article with your managers the next time they want you to make a training course for everyone. 

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