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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. Podcast on Social Networking in Project-Based Learning | Beyond School 44. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. Web 2.0:

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. My blog is really the hub of my thinking and activity, so by going back through posts for the 2008, it gives me a pretty good perspective on what's been happening inside my head during 2008. during 2008.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments. It examines the use of blogging softwareas an interface to digital library content stored in a separaterepository. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

"Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

This article investigates the use of social software applications in digital library environments. It examines the use of blogging software as an interface to digital library content stored in a separate repository. ( LINK ). The article concludes with a review of positive and negative outcomes from this approach and makes recommendations for further research

Hot tools, hot topics

Learning with e's

tools and social media’, this was the last parallel paper session before the final plenary event at EDEN – day 3. Social software tools are overwhelming in number and scope, but applications are becoming friendlier and can be used to build communities. When we are using social software, who needs protection? Tags: Lisbon social software Web 2.0

Punk it up

Learning with e's

I'm getting ready for the 310 mile drive up to Leeds tomorrow to participate in ALT-C 2008. I'm also speaking in the fringe event F-ALT entitled WTF Edupunk , where I will try to show how the punk rock ideology has parallels with contemporary thinking about going outside the walled garden of the institutional VLE to use free, open content, social software tools. Punk it up!

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Related Terms

Tony Karrer

Here are some terms that are getting more attention the first couple weeks this month (December 2008) include Social Media , eLearning Activity , Mobile Learning , Yugma , Slideshare , SharePoint , Twitter , 100 Conversations , Mzinga , and GeoLearning. Mzinga is shown related to Personal Learning , Social Software , Learning 2.0 , Storyboards , PLEs , CollectiveX , Firefly , Tomoye , KnowledgePlanet , Element K , Awareness Networks. I already pointed to some of the Interesting Information that we could see as we compare what different bloggers write about.

Making a difference

Learning with e's

social software tools and also Web 3.0 I have tried to report as honestly and fully as I can from ICL 2008, but inevitably I have missed things as even with my super-human powers and x-ray vision, I can only be in one place at a time. ICL 2008 Web 3.0 As ICL comes to a close and another international e-learning conference fades into memory, one has to stop and reflect.

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Emerging Mondays

Learning with e's

I'm taking part in a live podcast on Monday evening for Pontydysgu using Skype direct from my new wireless laptop, if I can get the blasted software to download. I'm going to be talking about social software and open content for e-learning, and will be in conversation with the show's host, Graham Attwell. Tags: Pontydysgu social software Graham Attwell Skype This was a session I agreed to do with Graham earlier this week whilst attending the Edumedia conference in Salzburg. Just one thing though, Graham. I'm now working for the University of Plymouth.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Yesterday's post can be found at this link.

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students. 2008). 2008). MentorBlog: Connecting Students and their Mentors using Social Software. Yeomans, P.

Salzburg, Soccer and Sachertort

Learning with e's

A lot of decent things came out of Edumedia 2008 this week in Salzburg. Tell you what though, I'm glad I'm out of Salzburg with the Euro 2008 football tournament starting. Ralf Appelt has posted a useful blog reporting on the highlights of the event, and Graham Attwell's team are cooking up a whole host of sounds and interviews from the conference for podcast. shaven heads.

Boundary Changes

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies (PDAs interactive whiteboards, etc), personal learning environments, visual media (videoconference, digital photography), e-portfolios and social software (wikis, blogs, podcasting, etc).

And now a word from our sponsors

Learning with e's

We chewed the fat over the future (or not) of VLEs, residents and visitors, social software and German caberet. It's bitterly cold here in Berlin, but the snow has gone from the ground and the skies here today are a clear pale blue. I'm sat in the Marlene Bar of the Hotel Intercontinental just before the start of day one of the Online Educa Berlin conference.

Casting the pod

Learning with e's

I talk about mentoring, personalised learning, nomadic learning, and how blogs and wikis can be used in teacher education, and I explore the idea behind using social software to support professional learning. I have just been alerted to a new podcast available here that covers my presentation on self-organised learning and Web 2.0 Have a listen and let me know what you think.

Twemes means memes

Learning with e's

The weather is a little cooler today, but the discussion is just as hot, centred upon self organised learning and social software. We have been enjoying using the Twemes (Twitter Memes) application here in Salzburg these last two days. Anything on these tools that is tagged with #edumedia08 is fed directly into Twemes. A fabulous idea in every way!

Redefining learning spaces

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies, personal learning environments and social software. I have just posted up a FaceBook site to announce next year's Plymouth eLearning Conference (23-24 April, 2009).

The Emperor's new clothes?

Learning with e's

Not everyone wants to ditch them in favour of a patch-work, do-it-yourself approach to using social software, even if it could ultimately benefit learners more. Look to the horizon, and the rapid advances being made in new social software tools, and we may begin to realise that the status quo cannot be sustained for ever. So, the jury is still out on VLEs.

We blog like mad

Learning with e's

It has been an interesting and varied day here at ALT-C 2008. There is much talk about all things social software, and the noise is drowning out the music on the speakers. We culminated the day with a live radio broadcast for Sounds of the Bazaar , hosted by Graham Attwell and Josie Fraser. Mark van Harmelen and George Roberts were interviewed, as was George Siemens. I presented my Hooked poem and George also added one for the cultural corner section of the programme. and we are all blogging, Flickring and Twittering like mad things.

Map to the Internet Time Ecosystem

Jay Cross

Two years ago, the focus was on how to apply social software for learning. Time after time in my recent workshops on web-enabled informal learning, I found myself using my own sites as examples of learning technologies. I began showing things like my research tools page , which has always been public but was hidden in plain sight. The focus of my workshops is shifting, too.

Interview with a.

Learning with e's

How students are using social software in their learning'. Just been interviewed by two groups of people, both on video. Cristina Costa did a brief interview with me based on my recent Web 2.0 research and the forthcoming Plymouth e-Learning Conference which can be found at the Pontydysgu site. Also met three lads from the University of Umea in Sweden who pounced on me for some vox pop. You can view that interview here. Getting ready now for my afternoon breakout session at Online Educa Berlin. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. Since we have all bellied up to the social computing Kool-Aid and drunk deeply, it is only right that now we become interested in the kinds of data that can be extracted from these systems. I guess this is only to be expected really. del.icio.us

Web 2.0 again

Learning with e's

workshop which is being run by James Clay (Gloucestershire College), and we are exploring a range of social software tools. I'm sat in the Web 2.0 James is asking us all to report back at the end of the session using a variety of tools, including blogs, podcasts and YouTube videos. He has set up a blog called Molenet which everyone is posting their responses into. Everyone is asking the right questions, and everyone is realising that there are probably more questions than answers. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

LMSs that kick ass: Meridian KSI

Janet Clarey

I know you’ve been incorporating some social media tools into your LMS. What is Meridian KSI doing with social media? A: Roy Haythorn - Online communities and blogs are two of the biggest social media tools that Meridian has made a part of its LMS. Q: What drove your decision to incorporate social media tools into your LMS? When social media tools caught our attention, we asked: How can we make use of this stuff with LMS technology in order to push the evolution of learning? They see social software as the purview of co-eds, gamers and nerds.

Wiki activities 5 stage model

Learning with e's

Tomorrow I'm in Bristol on the invitation of the JISC to present two papers reporting on recent research we have been doing on social software at their regional support centre conference. One of my papers will detail my wiki activities 5 stage model. I have tried to develop a model which describes how students are gradually drawn into deeper cognitive engagement with learning whilst at the same time they are gradually developing their collaborative strengths. See the wiki activities page of one online group for an example here. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Let go of old technology - out with email

Learning Rocks

He works at an organisation that promotes social software as far as I could tell. thoughts software wikis so-net softwareFor a while now I've had the funny feeling that email creates at least as much work as it facilitates. Wondering if there were any other malcontents out there - I guessed there would be - I found this in an old blog entry from a guy called Lars Plougmann. This rather amusing (though obviously made up) breakdown from August 2006 sums up how I feel about managing projects with email. At the time "always on" Internet access was something of a luxury.

Let go of old technology - out with email

Learning Rocks

He works at an organisation that promotes social software as far as I could tell. Tags: thoughts software wikis so-net software For a while now I've had the funny feeling that email creates at least as much work as it facilitates. Wondering if there were any other malcontents out there - I guessed there would be - I found this in an old blog entry from a guy called Lars Plougmann. This rather amusing (though obviously made up) breakdown from August 2006 sums up how I feel about managing projects with email. Or rather, email should have been replaced in this way.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) » March 26, 2008 Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET ( CNET ) "Once again, we enlisted CNET Labs to design and perform our antispywaretests. Then, using another image, we added the antispyware program toan already infected hard drive to see how it scanned and removed theinfections. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) | Main | Geek Alert - Joke About Large Hadron Collider Ahead » March 26, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others " Then she opened up a book of poems And handed it to me Written by an Italian poet From the thirteenth century. Posted by: Cammy Bean | March 26, 2008 at 05:05 PM The comments to this entry are closed. I sing this to my kids. Not very well, of course. del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Using GMail and Thunderbird.thoughts? Main | The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08 » March 03, 2008 A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. 50 Social Sites That Every Business Needs a Presence on THere are some intersting ones on this list ( Tweako and Pixel Groovy Ill look into) but mainly I think that if a business wanted to have a presence in all these communities, then they better be ready to hire a full-time person. Officer). del.icio.us

Co-creation

Jay Cross

social software apps. social network analysis. ( Fortune Magazine ). The Times of London calls C.K. Prahalad “the No. 1 most influential management thinker in the world.&# I wouldn’t argue. And he’s about to contribute another important idea to business. The buzzword you’ll be hearing and using a lot more is “ co-creation.&# It’s the latest addition to the Prahalad lexicon, which you’re already employing, perhaps without knowing it. C.K., it’s about time. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Thursday, May 08, 2003. groupware.

Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies (PDAs interactive whiteboards, etc), personal learning environments, visual media (videoconference, digital photography), e-portfolios and social software (wikis, blogs, podcasting, etc).

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Most learning professionals view social media as valuable to learners, and usage is growing. 2008).

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. Data Driven - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2008 Will the retail sales training change behavior in ways that improve customer satisfaction? Specifically, the web. Gable.