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Allison Crow's presentation: Involved Learning: Using Push and Pull Visual Thinking Methods with the iPad

One of the highest rated speakers from E-Learning Symposium 2011 Austin, Allison Crow has graciously shared her presentation Involved Learning: Using Push and Pull Visual Thinking Methods with the iPad.

Stay tuned for more presentations!

Aimée Smith's Presentation - Can You Hear Me Now? Using Voice-Over in E-Learning

Here is the first of our E-Learning Symposium 2011 Austin speakers' presentations - Aimée's presentation on using voice-over in E-Learning. Log in* to download the PDF!
Look for more this week as we receive them: next up is Anders Gronstedt's Five Superpowers of Learning for the Digital Age.

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Allison Crow's Visual Summary of Voice-Over in E-Learning

E-Learning Symposium 2011 Austin was an astounding success! Throughout the next week we will be posting our amazing speakers' presentations, but for now, here's a sample of the feedback we received...
"Excellent presentations and topics covered good resources/references..."
"Useful info and stimulating ideas in every presentation!"

The Five Superpowers of the Learning Age

Anders Gronstedt is speaking about The Five Superpowers of the Learning Age at E-Learning Symposium 2011. 

  1. Tell a story: Hollywood-style, character-rich, story-centered learning simulations are redefining learning-by-doing.
  2. Play a game: Game concepts such as points, levels, time pressure, and cut scenes make learning engaging.
  3. Make it social: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and similar company internal social networks are embedding learning in every-day work processes and connecting people with each other.
  4. Make it immersive: A new generation browser-based, high fidelity 3-D virtual simulations are energizing learning.
  5. Make it mobile: Podcasting and mobile and location based apps are changing the paradigm from employees coming to the class room to the class room coming to the employees.

An example of an immersive experience is the  3-D immersive Emergency Shelter Simulation developed by the CUNY School of Professional Studies and the City of New York Office of Emergency Management (video below).   

New York City Hurricane Shelter Simulation Training from Anders Gronstedt on Vimeo.

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