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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. RSS lets me control when.

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 Seven Tips for Making the Most of Your RSS Reader 13. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. eLearn: Feature Article E-learning 2.0 37. just reached 100. Part 1 55.

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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Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

In a previous article , I said that workplace learning has thankfully become more constructivist and even connectivist over time. 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. Learning will be fully networked.

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. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Listing is alphabetical.). Audacity. Category: Podcasts. Dimdim.

I Need an LMS. Where Do I Start?

Experiencing eLearning

Five Steps to Evaluate and Select an LMS: Proven Practices is the first in a series of five articles on how to select and implement an LMS. This first article explains the selection process; later articles explain implementation, ongoing operation, and looking to the future. They “don’t know what they don’t know.” Process Overview and Needs Analysis.

Blogs and RSS as Learning Tools

eLearning Weekly

Many of us techies have been using RSS for years, and you may even run your own blog. think there’s a ton of potential related to RSS in terms of learning and I don’t think many people are harnessing it well (yet). RSS provides an excellent framework for distributing information to groups of people in settings like this. What are some of the obstacles we face in using blogs and RSS readers at our organizations? First, blogs and RSS don’t get much respect in the enterprise. Do you use blogs and/or RSS at your organization?

MobiLogic: Wanna Read Faster? Try These Apps

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Do you find reading text-heavy articles on your phone or iDevice to be labor intensive, boring, and/or time consuming? Another useful feature of the app calculates how long it will take you to read an article. It lets you read an article in any browser by sharing its link with FastReader. The app does not currently work for RSS feeds or articles. by AJ Walther. Have you downloaded iOS7 ? Then you may want to try the new iOS7 app, Velocity. Velocity isn't the only speed-reading tool on the market using this same technique, however. Web-Based Apps.

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Free #eLearning magazines to follow with interest

Ignatia Webs

This week the Learning Solutions magazine published an article I wrote on MOOCs as a new eLearning frontier. As I was writing the article, I suddenly noticed I had not mentioned my two favorite free and inspiring accessible, online eLearning magazines: Learning Solutions magazine , eLearn magazine. Since 2002 the learning solutions magazine published 430 articles.

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 On December 29, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart At the end of 2008 and 2009 I produced a list of my favourite 100 articles during the year.  have selected my100 favourite articles – note this also includes blog postings, PDFs, presentations, videos etc -  from the 350 I bookmarked throughout the year!  2011 C4LPT blog

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

The article Assessing Return on Investment of eLearning states, “ Often, organizations need to tailor newly acquired technology to assimilate it into the company’s existing IT infrastructure. It’s safe to say that no intelligent individual has ever spent a significant amount of time and money on an investment that did not promise to yield a good return. Does eLearning have a good ROI?

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Do note some of these link up to dated articles. Marys City Schools, Links To Other Case Studies, And News Articles. Mobile Learning Portal.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools. RSS readers (i.e., RSS readers allow educators to rapidly skim through hundreds of blog posts and articles to find the most relevant information to their practice. Google Reader: How to Setup a RSS Feed  (YouTube video). Torrey Trust is my guest blogger.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools. RSS readers (i.e., RSS readers allow educators to rapidly skim through hundreds of blog posts and articles to find the most relevant information to their practice. Google Reader: How to Setup a RSS Feed  (YouTube video). Torrey Trust is my guest blogger.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? Marsha March 9, 2011 at 3:32 pm # Hi Jon: I was impressed with this article because it touches on some learning information discussed in my training and development program here at Roosevelt University. Blog this! tool chest.

An article about e-Learning ROI.

The Boggs e-Learning Chronicle

Came across this article in my rss feeds. The ROI of e-learning by Claire Schooley The article is skewed towards a SaaS/Hosted deployment of Learning Management System.  When looking at costs over a 5 year period, they are the same.Here is one of our previous articles on the subject. Each method of deployment has its pluses and minuses.  Hosted (SaaS) Vs. Licensed Cost Analysis of a Learning Management System/Learning Content Management System (LMS/LCMS). elearning. learning management. systems. elearning podcasts. Competency Management. Dave Boggs SyberWorks, Inc.

Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning « Wonderful Brain

Wonderful Brain

About RSS Subscribe: RSS feed Wonderful Brain All Things Considered Important in Learning and Design Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning Posted on v, March, 2011 by Rich 0 I caught an interesting article about the twelve most dangerous words in business.  I thought, twelve. That’s it?  Could you just complete this (2-hour) course by Monday?  GRRRR.

Top 20 viral videos

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Walk the Net Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos On January 8, 2011, in Uncategorized , YouTube , by Jane Hart I was alerted to a list of top viral videos by a recent article in the Guardian. If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it! Feel free to join the discussion by leaving comments, and stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed. Which is your favourite? This post was mentioned on Twitter by Jane Hart, Paulo Simões. Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

Top 25 websites for elearning tips

Sponge UK

The different themes are split into their own RSS feeds so you can follow the relevant stream for you. Read for: Clive Shepard’s considered articles from an experienced L&D professional. There are some practical elearning tips for people who have taken on the need to progress and you’ll find some well laid out articles on the blog. Presented in alphabetical order.

eLearning & Gamification: The Octalysis Framework

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  After covering gamification in a few articles, I've been getting lots of feedback requesting more information. I've been doing a bit of research recently and came across the  Yu-kai Chou  & Gamification Blog. If you're interested in gamification in general, you should definitely add this blog to your RSS feed. eLearning mLearning

RSS: The new intranet protocol? Learning2.0 behind the firewall

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

From ZDNet is the article RSS: The new intranet protocol? RSS is the LMS killer! Because it looks like LMS providers have been wanting to become all things to all people by trying to add KM, eLearning, ILT management, learning2.0, etc. all into one package. It's not necessary when IT departments are deploying the informal learning tools behind the firewall. An LMS should simply track usage stats for the small amount of remaining courses and then somehow try to get a data collection point around the informal learning that is occuring. simply hate it and refuse to use it.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

Students can create a recipe that adds every eLearning article they read in Pocket  to a Google Drive spreadsheet. The ability to direct viewers to access materials outside the app – like a Help Guide article, is really useful. What it does: Feedly is a free tool that helps you to source and collect content from your favorite websites, blogs, RSS feeds, and YouTube channels.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

Safe?" (MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. perfectly valid thesis and one that I happen to agree with. would also agree however, that people (both good and bad) are already working to find out where the holes are. del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege. Maybe itd be cool if nature could explain why it needs $32 freaking dollars from me for an electronic version of an article that must have already been paid for by their subscribers and for which the marginal cost is ZERO. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox 3 not loved by Corp.

2009 Review

Experiencing eLearning

In July, my column on using wikis for ID process documentation was published in the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions magazine–my first official published article. 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. No more renting! Why a Wiki?

Etiquette for sharing

Learning and Working on the Web

For example, if your site exports its RSS feed using something like Google’s Feedburner, then the link people click on in their aggregators has extra information attached; so you can be tracked. My RSS feeds are clean and I provide a full-feed so I don’t force people to come to my site to read an article, just so I can increase my traffic. Communities Technology

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lots of great articles in SCIENCE.that you cant see.

Mark Oehlert

Main | The Onion Nailed the "Starbucks Training Day" in 2001 » February 26, 2008 Lots of great articles in SCIENCE.that you cant see. for individual access to those articles or pay $100 (U.S.) couldnt share those articles with you.or Is there any sense of irony in charging for access to an article about how Harvard faculty are voting for open access? del.icio.us

ROE vs ROI – A Focus on Engagement

Association eLearning

Post images and video, even if you are sharing a blog post or article, attach an image. Wouldn’t it be awesome if members were so engaged that they made your association website their homepage – a part of their daily routine, or even subscribed to your RSS? For more advice, Wild Apricot published an article on Tips for Building Membership Engagement that includes resources for developing fresh content. If you’ve been a member of the association universe very long, there’s no doubt you understand the importance of member engagement. Is it: a. All of the above? You’re wrong.

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning

Learn and Lead

Google Reader – RSS actually. I use Google Reader manage my feeds. RSS has really helped me stay up to date with new articles of various blogs and sites that I track. Tags: Lists Social Networking Tools iPhone Blogging Social bookmarking RSS Learning Techniques Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies’s site is a good repository of various learning tools. Jane Hart invites contributions to identify top 10 learning tools that the learning professionals use. These are not elearning development tools but tools that allow us to learn ourselves.

A discussion of strategies for managing social bookmarking teaching and learning activities (using del.icio.us)

Learnadoodledastic

Whilst re-iterating these benefits this article will discuss and offer a solution to the task of managing social bookmarking learning activities. Sharing your access to knowledge: For teachers’ resources can be made easily available to students and colleagues either through the social bookmarking site itself, embedding bookmark links into web pages or by using RSS Feeds. The specifics of various teaching and learning tasks are for another time, the focus of this article centres around two main issues; 1) Task management and 2) A single account strategy. DMUabcd1234_G1.

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Dawn of Learning

Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader  whilst eating lunch. RSS is a great example of this. For many years, my RSS reader, and the feeds that I subscribe to, have been my primary mechanism for keeping up with developments across the L&D and Technology industries. It doesn’t exist. the learner dictates when they learn. Industry Talk

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome.

Mark Oehlert

» June 16, 2008 "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome. " June 16, 2008 in nature of the universe type stuff | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!! Main | Dont forget.10 AM PST and 1 PM EST - Firefox 3 Download going for Guiness World record! joke even circulated: Whats the sound of Santa Claus at an HP Christmas party?

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t forget podcasts, RSS feeds, slideshows, infographics, animations, articles and real-life case studies. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring. These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS.

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Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become Extinct by Jon on April 26, 2011 in Development Tools , Training Development , Video , budgeting , eLearning For some, the idea that a major corporation could do without it’s training department is unthinkable. Blog this!

Learning Technology and the Global Wealth Gap

There Is No Chalk

This month Bill Gates is there guest editor, and I was very intrigued by an article on MOOCs and the developing world, written by Adi Robertson. Then, just by chance, I was reviewing my RSS feed of Donald Clark''s I am a regular reader of The Verge. It''s a great site that mixes tech with everything from politics to entrepreneurship, all with a healthy dose of pop culture references and lingo.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Social Learning

Going forward, our retail associates can learn where, when and how they choose.” I Love To Learn While reading the article, specifically the excerpt above, I was blown away by how simple yet powerful an idea Best Buy was implementing.  As a salesman I’ve been taught to avoid selling situations for buying ones.  Our world has evolved into a just-in-time learning society. It is amazing ho.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Social Learning

Going forward, our retail associates can learn where, when and how they choose.” I Love To Learn While reading the article, specifically the excerpt above, I was blown away by how simple yet powerful an idea Best Buy was implementing.  As a salesman I’ve been taught to avoid selling situations for buying ones.  Our world has evolved into a just-in-time learning society. It is amazing ho.