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RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline

Learning and Technology

RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline Written by Richard MacManus / December 20, 2009 8:04 PM / 74 Comments « Prior Post One of the interesting trends of 2009 has been the gradual decline of RSS Readers as a way for people to keep up with news and niche topics. So what's happened to RSS Readers. Windows RSS Platform 1587 9. bookmarklet.

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Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

As staff familiarise themselves with blogs, wikis, RSS, YouTube and Twitter, and as more tech-savvy Gen-Y’s & Z’s join the organisation, the demand for self-paced, self-directed learning will accelerate. Tags: constructivism RSS future virtual classrooms m-learning instructivism web 2.0 Learning development should be no different. Learning will be fully networked.

5 Reasons Why RSS Readers Still Rock

Learning and Technology

My conclusions in the previous post still stand: 1) Google now dominates what's left of the RSS Reader market; and 2) RSS reading is a very fragmented experience circa 2009/2010 due to Twitter, Facebook, start pages like Netvibes, Firefox bookmarks, and more. However, a lot of commenters wrote that they still use RSS Readers each and every day. Here are the main reasons why: 1.

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Filtered RSS Feed

Experiencing eLearning

Partly due to a request from Tony Karrer for eLearning Learning and partly because others have asked in the past, I did a little research on how to filter an RSS feed so I can provide a feed without the daily bookmarks posts. If you’re interested in that, here’s the RSS feed without bookmarks and the link for subscribing via email. Tags: Blogging Tools eLearning Learning Feed Rinse PostRank rss Tony Karrer In the past, I’ve tried using PostRank for a similar purpose, but that didn’t quite do what I wanted. It was quick and easy (and free).

Week 1: Induction #ocTEL

Dont Waste Your Time

” Part of the registration process was giving details of Twitter and blog accounts and the now accessible profile section on the ocTEL website allows you to add Google+, Facebook, and RSS links too. MOOC ALT Email Facebook Google Hashtag Induction Learning Technology ocTEL RSS Student Experience Technology Webinar ocTEL (CC BY 2.0 UK ). So, we’re here! Thank you. edcmooc.

2009 Review

Experiencing eLearning

Looking at just the numbers, my number of views didn’t increase dramatically in 2009. Figuring out how many RSS subscribers you have on a WordPress blog can be challenging, but adding everything up from my multiple feeds looks like I have over 1000 subscribers. It’s time for that annual ritual of looking back at the year. What did I do this year? A few things come to mind.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Wikispaces features a WYSIWIG editor, widgets for enhancements to other services, ability to upload multimedia content, discussions, RSS and email notifications, revision tracking and security options. Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. Audacity.

Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

July 1, 2009 to July 10, 2009. You can subscribe to get the Best Of eLearning Learning by visiting the site and subscribing via email or RSS to the Best Of. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009. mLearning; Tricks to using the iPod Touch in class - Don’t Waste Your Time , July 7, 2009. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. So many thoughts, so little time - Internet Time , July 6, 2009. Kapp Notes , July 9, 2009. eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009.

ZaidLearn: Any Free Hosted CMS or LMS? (Yes, Obama Says!)

ZaidLearn

LectureShare A service that connects students and instructors by allowing instructors to post course material and allowing students to get course updates via text messages, emails or RSS. Related Posts - Edu2.0 & LectureShare Can We Host and Facilitate Our Courses Online For Free? In other words, are the any free hosted C/LMS that we can explore and perhaps use? FREE HOSTED C/LMS?

RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline

Learning and Technology

RSS Reader Market in Disarray, Continues to Decline Written by Richard MacManus / December 20, 2009 8:04 PM / 74 Comments « Prior Post One of the interesting trends of 2009 has been the gradual decline of RSS Readers as a way for people to keep up with news and niche topics. So what's happened to RSS Readers. Windows RSS Platform 1587 9. bookmarklet.

The Best EDU Blogs on the Planet!

ZaidLearn

Let's face it; any idiot can create a top list copying a bit from here and there (or from their RSS reader!) which I have added to my RSS reader. GREAT LISTS The great thing about discovering new blog lists, is that we might discover new blogs that we can subscribe to via our RSS reader (please use one! I use Google Reader ). TOP BLOGS! blogs or sites of this and that.

Blogging in a Walled Garden

Experiencing eLearning

The blog tool doesn’t create an RSS feed (which actually makes sense for a private blog like this). The main page for the blog actually is sort of like an RSS feed though, with abstracts from the entire class’ posts visible. Kylemore Abbey Garden. One of the features of Sakai that our team was looking for in a new LMS is a blogging tool. Blog Conversations. Usability.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

Information flows are carried by links, alerts, RSS feeds, search engines, aggregation and filtering of content. • All leading vendors’ productivity platforms now feature collaborative social networking and computing. The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. The industrial age has run out of steam.

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Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

People used audio, video, images, text and followed updates using RSS. I had a conversation by email with someone I really care about that probably came off a bit bitchy, a bit holier-than-thou…it you can have just “a bit&# of either of those traits.  And, I’m probably about to come off the same way here. That’s not an apology. I yam what I yam. Fast and inexpensive.

5 Reasons Why RSS Readers Still Rock

Learning and Technology

My conclusions in the previous post still stand: 1) Google now dominates what's left of the RSS Reader market; and 2) RSS reading is a very fragmented experience circa 2009/2010 due to Twitter, Facebook, start pages like Netvibes, Firefox bookmarks, and more. However, a lot of commenters wrote that they still use RSS Readers each and every day. Here are the main reasons why: 1.

My Top 10 Learning Tools, Apr 2009

Learn and Lead

My top 10 learning tools in April 2009: Google Reader – I read blogs via RSS feeds. It’s time to update my top 10 learning tools and techniques list. This time I’ll try to focus more on tools and services. You can view my previous lists of Aug 08 and Jan 08. have tried Google Reader, NetVibes, Bloglines and Feedly, and I have stuck to Google Reader. It’s been a great learning tool.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Ignatia Webs , April 7, 2009 While trying out different types of solar panels, I began to like the set of solar panels mentioned below. Steve Hargadon: Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education , April 3, 2009 web2.0

Your Librarian to the Information Age

eContent

who do you subscribe to via RSS? Do you know your internet librarian (or subscribe via RSS)? Folks sometimes ask me. If I want to give a categorical answer, I reply. Librarians. If you can find the Madam Librarian (think Music Man music) of the information age, you will be rewarded. One such person is Ellyssa Kroski who has the iLibrarian Blog. Introduction to Firefox. Blender Basics.

Follow Us via RSS, Email, etc…

eLearning 3.0

We’ve set it up so that you can easily follow us either on Twitter , subscribing via RSS Feed or you can even get an email with the latest from the eLearning 3.0 Blog Email FeedBurner RSS Twitter Twitter Inc Click on any of the images below to to get started… Cheers!  . No related posts. eLearning 3.0

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

Managing your RSS Feeds has some good suggestions on how to do assessment in an ongoing basis using quarantine folders. RSS Readers A central tool for my information radar is my RSS reader. Remembering content I've seen via my RSS Reader has changed a bit over the past few years. And certainly, you have to be able to quickly commit it to your metamemory. no it's not.

Lessons from Three Months of RSS Feeds

Learning Developments

find people with similar backgrounds as me I have also learned more about how learners (employees) might use RSS in the workplace and I've learned the dangers of information overload. As I mentioned in my last post I've been using Google Reader for three months now to manage and read many blog postings.  I thought I'd share some of the lessons I've learned. Following blogs in the eLearning industry is useful.to get up to date on new technologies.to learn how technologies are applied.to learn industry terminology.to network with others in industry.to

Share a Camtasia Studio Video in the iTunes Store.

Visual Lounge

Click the iTunes icon The RSS Subscription page appears. 2. Ever since I started at TechSmith in 2000, we've had an all-staff Monday morning meeting. It's our time to get to know each other and share what we did over the weekend, hear company news, see product demos of upcoming releases, learn about new product ideas or hear about recent tradeshows. So, we started recording the meetings.

Informal Learning: People can train you but they can't "learn" you.

ID Reflections

Some steps to take: Legitimizing conversations, make it easy to find one another, read blogs, receive RSS feeds, connect 3. As always, Jay Cross gets his points across in a langugae all can understand, identify with, apply. Some key points: Informal learning vs. formal learning 1. Informal learning is never over. Its going on all the time. 2. You know when its over. 3.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Dion Hinchcliffe declared 2009 - The year of the shift to Enterprise 2.0. Instead, the model shown by Google Docs with an email that alerts you to a shared document being the norm and successive alerts coming via email or RSS about changes. You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. and eLearning 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Five Myths of Social Learning

Dawn of Learning

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. December 4th, 2009 at 06:40 | #1 Social ECM-Media? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. According to a McKinsey executive survey , a whopping 71% of enterprises are using Web 2.0 tools for training purposes and this figure is rising fast. The Web 2.0

Lessons from Three Months of RSS Feeds

Learning Developments

find people with similar backgrounds as me I have also learned more about how learners (employees) might use RSS in the workplace and I've learned the dangers of information overload. Tags: RSS As I mentioned in my last post I've been using Google Reader for three months now to manage and read many blog postings.  I thought I'd share some of the lessons I've learned. Following blogs in the eLearning industry is useful.to get up to date on new technologies.to learn how technologies are applied.to learn industry terminology.to network with others in industry.to

I’ve twitterised my blogroll

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, RSS allows us to aggregate feeds from our favourite sources, without the need to visit each and every site every day. Thus far I’ve been using NewsGator as my RSS reader, which I think is an excellent tool. However, I’ve finally cottoned on to the fact that Twitter can also be used as an RSS reader. Tags: Twitter RSS challenges

Keeping Yourself Current via RSS - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Second Life Training (get a life!) | Main | Google Calendar Screencast Tutorial » January 24, 2007 Keeping Yourself Current via RSS If youre reading this blog, but not using RSS, why?? ! than you.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

haven’t done my list in a few years, but you can see my past lists from 2011 ,  2009 , 2008 , and 2007. Feedly is my RSS reader of choice since the demise of Google Reader. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. My list is divided into personal learning and course design/development.

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary PR 2.0: Browse eLearning Content

How I Caught Up on my RSS Feeds

Learning Developments

After about three months of active blog reading I've finally caught up on my RSS feeds. When I first started subscribing to blogs I found so many interesting topics that I wanted to read everything. Time quickly became a frustrating factor. Now I want to share a couple of ways I've been able to manage the information overload that is common when subscribing to many blogs. Quickly determine if the blog post your looking at is pertinent information for your job over the next year. While a lot of the postings about learning 2.0 Become an expert skimmer. Don't be afraid to miss information.

GreatNews RSS Feedreader Screencast - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Institution of Engineering and Technology Webcasts | Main | Tutorials for NXT-G and RoboLab » September 14, 2006 GreatNews RSS Feedreader Screencast As I mentioned a few days ago, I conducted an evaluation of GreatNews , and the result has been to make this a recommended feedreader for RSS. Hope you find the tutorials helpful. Posted by: Rosemarie | January 08, 2007 at 11:10 PM Excellent tutorials!

Google Alert and RSS - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

Main | The Eagle Has Landed » August 31, 2006 Google Alert and RSS If you've been reading this blog for the last month or so, you know I've wanted a Google RSS feed service. Unlike MSN Search and Yahoo, Google has not embraced RSS. Google Alert, which is not part of Google, allows one to create custom RSS feeds using Google search results. Thus, if you create focused searches using phrases, site qualifiers, etc in Google, you now can have those results as a RSS Feed. Finally, activate your RSS feed and then subscribe via your feed reader.

Business Week Groks RSS - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

Main | MIT Emerging Technologies Webcast » January 01, 2007 Business Week Groks RSS Most old line media doesnt have a clue; thus I was pleasantly surprised when Business Week recently added a custom RSS generator to their web services. Business Week Custom RSS Feeds. feed focused on GPS Posted at 02:03 PM in RSS Trends and Topics | Permalink Comments Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Archives July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 More.

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Distributing your podcast for e-learning

The E-Learning Curve

In essence, a podcast is just a media file (usually MP3 audio, but you may also use m4a,mov,mp4,m4v, and.pdf file types), and the RSS 2.0 An RSS document (usually called a "feed") includes full or summarized text and metadata such as publishing dates. PodcastBlaster Internet: Available from: [link] Accessed 20 September 2009 (Registration Required) --. Figure 1. 2005).

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Tutorials for Your RSS Itch - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Sharepoint 2007 Free eBook | Main | Science Ig Noble » November 26, 2006 Tutorials for Your RSS Itch I learned of these tutorials / screencasts via the RSS Blog. The Awakened Voice Learning Center is a fantastic source of tutorials (downloadable Quicktime) for RSS and the social web. The Feedburner screencast helped me optimize my own feed. There also is a very good blog that focuses on Web 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning on Alltop

Learning Visions

Saturday, May 23, 2009 eLearning on Alltop Alltop, a venture of Guy Kawasaki, is an "online magazine rack" that aggregates RSS feeds about popular topics. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ► June (6) ▼ May (10) Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2 iPhone and the End of All Boundaries eLearning on Alltop eLearning Brand Name Recognition? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Corporate Collaboration Benchmarking Network

eContent

Along with several other large companies, I have started up a private collaboration benchmarking network which uses Yammer (threaded microblogging discussion tool) to exchange ideas. Our initial groups of focus and usage policy is given below. Please contact me if you are interested and meet these guidelines (our usage policy). Our initial groups of focus are: Blogs. Facebook. Instant Messaging. LinkedIn. Microblogging. Search. Security. SharePoint. Twitter. Wikis. Yammer Stuff. YouTube. Stays in the Yammer! no public posts or Tweets, etc). Members Should work for a large corporation.

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

February 2009 Posts. February 2009 Keywords. Communities and Networks Connection and RSS. eLearning Learning and RSS. Informal Learning Flow and RSS and. I’m incorporating specialized searches like these into my Search and Re-search Page. Wouldn’t it be cool to let the wisdom of your crowd suggest things on the net that merit your attention? It beats threshing a barrage of chaff to locate the kernels of information you want. It’s a time-saver, time is money, and most of us could use more of it. Enter smart aggregation. network. social.

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Iconoclasm 2.0

E-Learning Provocateur

So I haven’t added millions of icons: just two via AddThis (along with the ubiquitous RSS feed). I’ve been seeing a lot more social media icons on websites these days, and you may have noticed that I’ve recently added a few to this blog. However, not everyone shares my view. Like most things in life, this new iconoclasm can be divided into themes of quality and quantity.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0 Work Skills Workshop Take Action to Get Results If you felt that you should be doing something after hearing this, I would highly recommend taking the following immediate steps: I'll be doing posts periodically as follow-up to this session, so I'd highly recommend taking this as an opportunity to subscribe to my blog via email or an RSS Reader. Tools for eLearning. eLearning 2.0

Learning Notes From an E-Learning 2.0 Implementation Workshop

ZaidLearn

Then you can embed, RSS or link your blog to your site. Beside blogging, Lance Larkin explored Wikis ( PBworks ) , Widgets ( Widget box , Google Gadgets , and Spring Widgets ), RSS , Google Reader , and Posterous. "Students who ask better questions, are independent learners, deep thinkers and ethical leaders of the future" - NTU's Greatest Achievement WHY GO? The first 1/2 day, Assoc.

The Juiciest Learning Professionals on Twitter?

ZaidLearn

Though, if you are not using Twitter, you can always subscribe to the learning professionals' tweets through RSS. Also, she has added links to their blogs and webpages (if any), and designed the list in an organized and stimulating manner. As the list is really juicy, I have decided to endorse and recommend it to others instead of mine (below). So, how do you get to Jane's juicy list?

THANK YOU!

Learn and Lead

It’s been an interesting journey of self discovery with 3 name changes, 116 posts, 263 comments, nearly 20,000 page views and most importantly 200 RSS and email subscribers. Last month this blog completed two years. THANK YOU for reading and contributing to my learning. Do drop a line about how this blog has been able to contribute in your learning and how I can make this blog better.

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eLearning 3.0 Blog: Daily Digest (May 27, 2009)

eLearning 3.0

tags: Twitter EMC|ONE PLE Personal Learning Environment Education Blog RSS ). Blog: Daily Digest (May 19, 2009) eLearning 3.0 Blog: Daily Digest (May 20, 2009) eLearning 3.0 Blog: Daily Digest (May 22, 2009). Personal Learning Environment | EduTech Wiki. “Graham Attwell defines Personal Learning Environments (PLE) as an idea that firstly integrates “pressures and movements&# like lifelong learning, informal learning, learning styles, new approaches to assessment, cognitive tools. How I use social media to learn | Adventures in Corporate Education.