Pearls of wisdom from LearnX 2010
This week I attended the 2010 LearnX Asia Pacific Conference in Sydney.
While I jotted down reams of notes, I’m a big fan of one liners.
So here are some single-sentence pearls of wisdom that I gleaned from the sessions I attended…
Jane Bozarth – Pre- or post-questioning your learners via Twitter stops them from rambling.
Philip Roy – Massey University uses pre-recorded presentations and realtime web conferencing to reduce the transactional distance among their geographically separated students and instructors.
Roger Courville – Twitter can support informal learning outside of formal training sessions.
Miriam Scurrah – Technologies like iClone can make safety training enjoyable.
Ruth McElhone – Rapid authoring tools make in-house development a feasible option.
Chad Outten – Moodle is the #1 LMS among eLearning Guild members.
Tania Tytherleigh – The connection you make with your learners is more important than your experience or your expertise.
Rhys Moult – A little bit of HTML goes a long way.
Helena Popovic – Excitement is food for your brain.
Ramesh Nava – The fundamentals of assessment are validity, reliability and fairness.
Dawid Falck – User generated content is really powerful.
Anne Moore – Don’t think a degree will get you a job; it might get you an interview.
Eric Shepherd – Identity impersonation during e-assessment can be combated by invigilation and microcertification.
I can’t wait for the next one!