Some Recent Happenings at LearningTimes.
The Smithsonian is offering teachers a multidimensional resource for expanding and enriching curriculum with Shout, a free environmental exploration program. Through interactive webinars, comprehensive lesson-planning materials and hands-on activities, Shout features renowned Smithsonian scientists and other experts in the arts and humanities.
Jonathan Finkelstein of LearningTimes joins Susan Manning and Dan Balzer, co-hosts of the LT GreenRoom podcast, to talk about two creative and important enhancements to the synchronous world of learning online.
Kate Theimer, ArchivesNext blogger and author of Web 2.0 Tools and Strategies for Archives and Local History Collection, shares insights about online events for museums and local history organizations, citing the work done in the field by LearningTimes.
Following a successful broadcast of the Online Ed Tech Business Forum in December 2009, SIIA confirmed it will partner again with LearningTimes to present portions of the Ed Tech Industry Summit online in order to highlight trends in mobile and global learning, announce the 2010 CODiE Awards, and celebrate the organization’s much anticipated 25th anniversary.
In this blog entry, Nancy White reflects on her keynote session at the 8th Annual International Online Conference for Teaching and Learning, during which "the cracker jack LearningTimes team" featured Virtual Graphic Facilitation (VGF).
In this episode of the LearningTimes Green Room, Dan Balzer and guest co-host Jonathan Finkelstein of LearningTimes, interview Susan Manning and Kevin Johnson, co-authors of the new book Online Education for Dummies. Susan Manning, Ed.D. is a producer with the LearningTimes team.
In their review of Learning in Real Time (Jossey-Bass), the best selling book on synchronous learning and teaching by LearningTimes executive producer Jonathan Finkelstein, eLearn Magazine states the the book "will stimulate your creative juices, and then guide you through the logistics of making your ideas a reality".
AAM's Center for the Future of Museums to Explore the Challenges of Engaging an Increasingly Diverse America in Webcast
Towards a New Mainstream?, a scintillating lecture by Gregory Rodriguez, op-ed columnist for the Los Angeles Times, explored demographic change in the Americas, cultural transformation and the future of museums. The lecture and webcast were sponsored by LearningTimes.
The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced that it plans to broadcast the upcoming Ed Tech Business Forum live via Webcast through a partnership with LearningTimes.
The 21st Century Information Literacy Project's "Keyword Blog" reports that the LearningTimes Green Room is "one of the very best produced ed-tech podcasts". They continue: "Professional production values, fascinating topics, and professional production standards. Stay on the cutting edge of web 2.0 by listening to Susan Manning and Dan Balzer."
eSchool News article describes Secretary G. Wayne Clough's education technology plans for the Smithsonian, which include a series of ongoing online conferences produced by LearningTimes. This first online conference will focus on the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.