Category: Education

Download my presenations from eLearningDevCon 2009

Download copies of my presentations from elearningdevcon.com conference in Utah last week.

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Design 2.0 in eLearning

Join us for this session discussing the latest technologies and tools to create the next generation of learning for your users. We’ll discuss Web 2.0 and how its effecting learning objects, tools and applications and how you can integrate it into your tools today. We’ll review several great examples that will get you excited and motivated to start creating the next generation of elearning today!

View & Download:

http://www.slideshare.net/nickfloro/design-in-elearning

Quick Prototyping Techniques
Learn about the latest tools for creating wireframes or prototyping projects or modules for a elearning production. We’ll discuss techniques to help you demonstrate to your audience how the tool will work, how you can quickly build concepts and articulate them with your team. Bring your ideas, concepts or questions for interactive session.

View & Download:

http://www.slideshare.net/nickfloro/quick-prototyping-techniques

Social Media Demystified 

Join us for an in-depth look at the current state of Social Media and how it can integrate with your e-learning and training efforts. Learn how you can take advantage of it for learning as well as marketing, business and life. We’ll discuss what Social Media is, how to use it effectively, how it is changing our lives, what it takes to get started. Topics will include Launching a Social Network, a look at the latest tools and how they are evolving for Twitter, Facebook, and social media based web sites.

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http://www.slideshare.net/nickfloro/social-media-demystified-june-09

Taking the next step in learning: Using Games & Simulations

Need to figure out how to incorporate games into your e-learning strategy? Attend this session for a look at the latest trends and breakthroughs for using games in learning. You’ll get an introduction to games and simulations, an understanding of what works and what doesn’t and you’ll learn how to use new Gaming techniques, blended with Web 2.0, to take training and gaming to the next level.. You’ll leave with new knowledge and a better understanding of ways to use gaming effectively for your audience. You’ll also learn new tools and techniques to share with your teams for developing internally without breaking the bank.

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http://www.slideshare.net/nickfloro/elearning-games-simulations

Learning & Social Media meets at weekly chats – Thursday nights 8.30pm – 10pm. @lrnchat

If you are free on Thursday nights from 8.30 – 10pm eastern, checkout the weekly chat where the moderator posts a question and everyone chimes in with input. The chats have taken place over the past 9 weeks and the logs are posted on their blog at: http://lrnchat.wordpress.com/. Great concept and way to learn from people in the field.

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http://lrnchat.wordpress.com/about/

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E3: Microsoft Project Natal – Look’s Amazing. Controller free interaction, voice control, 3d imaging and sensing emotions.

Microsoft demonstrates a new piece of hardware, shipping in 2010 (no official shipping date), looks amazing and introduces several innovative technologies to consumers. For a small investment you get a controller-free interface to basically use your body for interacting and diving into game play. You also get 3D imaging and voice control and from the demonstration this will have a incredible impact on game play and interacting with your tv.

Believe it or Not: 

http://www.gametrailers.com/video/e3-09-lionhead-milo/50016

Sony demonstrates the PS3 Motion Controller.

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PANMA Learning Event: Tomorrow on Web Hosting Demystified 4/21 in Philadelphia

If you are involved in web development, you don’t want to miss this event to learn the latest about hosting, selecting a provider and different technologies that you may need to consider. Space is running low, so register today!

Join us for an in-depth look at the state of web hosting in 2009. We’ll discuss the latest technologies, options and how to choose the right hosting partner. If you build, recommend or have a web site you won’t want to miss this great event to make sure you are getting the best solutions from your provided. We have some great giveaways, please tell a friend to improve your chances of winning. You must be at the event to win.

Tim Dodd from Hostmysite.com will be presenting on:

1. Second Generation Cloud Systems: What do they mean, how do they work and how you can take advantage of the technology. Discussion will include a look at Amazon, Mosso from Rackspace, Microsoft Azzure And HostMySites EEC

2. Optimizing Content Delivery: If you site includes video, pdfs, large files and you want to offer the best scalable delivery options, we’ll discuss solutions from Limelight Networks and Akamai

3. Selecting a Server for hosting, shared, virtual and managed servers, what does it mean and how to make the best choice.

4. What to look for when choosing a hosting partner. We’ll discuss what you should know before signing with a provider. 

Location: University City Science Center,  3711 Market Street, 8th Floor
Date: Tuesday, April 21
Time: Program: 7:00 – 8:30pm, doors open at 6:30pm. 

Register Today: The event is free, pre-register here: http://www.panma.org/

Visit us on Facebook! http://tr.im/panma  Our Facebook event page: http://tr.im/panmawebhosting  (Your can sign up there, if you’d prefer.)

Sponsors:
Pizza & Light refreshments will be provided by HostMySite http://www.hostmysite.com
G2 Computers is providing some giveaways, including 2 iPod shuffles. http://www.go2g2.com.