Apr 15, 2011

Mobile Learning Conference & Expo

mLearnCon 2011, June 21-23 in San Jose, CA, is the conference that explores every aspect of mobile learning in-depth. From mLearning management strategies and best practices to content and design considerations for tablet and smartphone technologies, you’ll find the answers you need here. Whether you are working in an academic, corporate, government or military setting ... this event will give you the ideas, information, and community you and your organization need to succeed.

The complete program will include more than 100 learning activities — including the 80 concurrent sessions listed below.

It has also Certificate Programs :

Elliott Masie on Working with Distributed Virtual Teams

This is a fee webinar from Adobe and TrainingIndustry.com 

More than 60 percent of employees work in distributed teams, where some - or all - of their colleagues and managers are located somewhere else.  Leading, managing and maximizing distributed teams is an emerging art and skill.

Join us for the TrainingIndustry.com webinar, presented on the Adobe Connect platform, as industry guru Elliott Masie presents a provocative program with practical tips for effectively working with distributed, virtual teams.
You'll have the chance to interact with Elliott and submit your questions as he addresses:
  • The Virtual Leader: Creating and maintaining "presence" in a distributed team.
  • The Culture of Virtual Work: Developing a culture of high performance in virtual teams.
  • Tools and Environments for Virtual Teams:  Leveraging virtual classrooms, web collaboration and video presence in the distributed workforce.
  • Reskilling Managers: Shifting our managerial instincts to the world of remote and asynchronous interactions with colleagues.
  • Learning Virtually: Nurturing a learning organization among distributed colleagues.

The Digital Signage Industry's Virtual Conference

The Digital Signage 2011 virtual tradeshow, produced by NewBay Media and InfoComm, returns on May 4 to bring you up-to-date on all the advancements within the industry.
  • Free to attend.
  • Program of conference sessions with live Q&A, keynotes, and vendor presentations.
  • Exhibit booths with supplier/buyer interaction.
  • Downloadable reference material
  • Lounge for idea exchange and social networking.
  • Series of scheduled chats led by InfoComm educators and the editors of Digital Signage MagazineAV Technology, and Systems Contractor News
You can register here


New free courses with certifications from ALISON

Diploma in Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing is of increasing importance to most businesses and organisations. This free online course from ALISON covers the concepts and application of social media marketing. It explains the use of email marketing, affiliate marketing, using social media tools such as Twitter, podcasting and blogging, and how to use Facebook to create a LIKE page and increase traffic to your FAN page. This course will equip you with the skills to plan and implement a successful social media marketing strategy; it will also be of interest to people who wish to learn more about this subject or to advance their career prospects in this area.

and this is a nother course:

JING: Applications in Education and Training

JING is a very easy to use screen capture application available from TechSmith. This free online course describes how to use JING in an educational and training setting. The course describes how to download and install JING, how to create a recording of your computer screen along with audio, and what you can do with the screen capture videos. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about using JING in the area of education and training

They are free courses.

Your Mobile Learning Blueprint

Your Mobile Learning Blueprint :
Strategies for Integrating Mobile Learning into Your Training Plan
This is a free one-hour webinar

At this webinar you will learn:
  • The most effective methodologies for training and engaging employees on the move
  • How to keep your employees connected to the information they need at all times
  • How social media and mobile devices serve your mobile learning strategy
  • How to use mobile learning to train, educate and instruct employees anywhere
  • How to create effective mobile learning experiences
You can register here :

OCW Scholar

OCW Scholar courses are designed for independent learners who have few additional resources available to them. The courses are substantially more complete than typical OCW courses and include new custom-created content as well as materials repurposed from MIT classrooms. The materials are also arranged in logical sequences and include multimedia such as video and simulations.