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Reinventing RSS and How it Can Benefit Your Business

OpenSesame

The shutdown of Google Reader is far from the end of RSS. In fact, it has become a catalyst for innovation in news aggregation and has driven attention towards the value of RSS in social reach and brand development. At OpenSesame, we’ve been looking at ways to make sure our blog is up-to-speed and ready to go. Here are some tips we discovered in the process. Content Revolutio

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Blogging as literacy

Learning with e's

My view is that in the social media universe, blogging is potentially the most powerful tool. Time and again, blogging is proving its worth in education and training, with countless learners discovering that sharing their ideas, sharing content and discussion ideas worldwide has a whole range of benefits. Unported License. Based on a work at steve-wheeler.blogspot.com.

GreatNews RSS Feed Reader

eContent

Back in 2006, I reviewed and posted a tutorial I had created about the GreatNews RSS Feed Reader. My tutorial is still a great way to learn RSS and start having the filtered web come to you. If you've never utilized RSS (Really Simple Syndication) on your computer, read some of my posts from the RSS Category of this blog. Tags: RSS Trends and Topics Software Tools Well, after a three year hiatus Curio Studio has released a new version of GreatNews which is available without charge.

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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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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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35+ ID & Elearning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. I use Feedly for my RSS reader, but you can use other readers or subscribe via email. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning. More Blogs.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms.  Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Level 1: Reaction.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! This shift in leadership style can be characterized as moving from the “Do as I say&# leader to the “Let’s work together to find the best solution&# leader.  Leaders Yeah, right. Terrifying!

Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

assume that this is because most of the tools she identifies as falling into this category of PLN deployment is push technology (RSS feeds, Google Reader etc). would imagine that if Joyce placed blogs into this category, (and in the model's present form I see no reason why they shouldn't be there), then a higher profile and higher level of engagement between user and PLN would ensue.

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Subscribe to This Blog

Kapp Notes

Subscribing to a blog is easy. Do you want a handy way to consolidate all your blog reading in one place? Do you read a lot of blogs? Do you forget the URLs of all your favorite blogs? If you answered Yes to any of these questions, you might want to consider creating a single location where you can view all the blogs you read on one convenient web page. You can easily do this by signing up for a blog aggregator like My.Yahoo.com. Then you can go to your other favorite sites and add those blog feeds to your MyYahoo site as well. 7.

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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. Any blog post from the feed that are tagged with the #ocTEL tag are collected and “added to the mix” – this is why my posts have hashtags in their titles.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with.  Blog this!

Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

MICRO-BLOGGING: Check if your LMS offers a Micro-blogging feature. The micro-blogging feature is a great way to build a network that can be used for varied types of learning. RSS AGGREGATOR: Check if your LMS comes with a feed aggregator built-in to retrieve feeds from the internet and display the items within the LMS interface. Administration. Documentation. Is that it?

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The changing Web

Learning with e's

This is number 4 in the series of blog posts entitled 'Shaping Education for the Future.' My own students create a lot of their own content during their study, usually in the form of podcasts, videos, wiki and blog content, and are encouraged to share these publicly online to gain additional feedback. More on this in future posts on this blog. The web is constantly changing.

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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 popular.

Blogging in a Walled Garden

Experiencing eLearning

One of the features of Sakai that our team was looking for in a new LMS is a blogging tool. However, it does give us the option of blogging within the system. We’re still using those tools for some courses, depending on the content and activities, but we’re starting to integrate this internal blog into our activities. Blog Conversations. Usability.

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. Posted in Blogging, Tools. 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.

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The New TechSmith Blog!

Visual Lounge

If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you may have noticed our new fresh coat of paint we’ve put on the blog. If you’re not keen to click on the section links at the top of the blog (4), you can now just keep scrolling and get the newest items in each section. These are just two ways to navigate the blog though. And, if you haven’t already, we highly suggest subscribing to the blog and never miss another post. You can use RSS (that’s still a thing) or by email, which we recommend for the best experience. The post The New TechSmith Blog!

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.] this anecdotal story on the power of social media, however, my colleague Jim Thomson’s latest blog post describes how companies using Web 2.0 Download the whitepaper » Blog this! And [.] It is amazing ho.

RSS Feeds

In the Middle of the Curve

My home page: [link] I just tested this on Bloglines (dang - who knew I had 19 subscribers.) At some point I'll getting around to putting in a formal RSS feed thing. Blog reading is more efficient this way. For those who are interested. On Bloglines and Google Reader I've been successful copying my home page URL and pasting it into the subscribe area of the appropriate reader. For those of you reading this directly off of my site - thanks for reading. Recommendation: DEFINITELY try Google Reader or Bloglines. I've been using Google Reader. Hope this helps

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. Enjoy! => Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Hi Susan, Your blog ([link] is a great resource for the eLearning community. The following list is in chronological order.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Blend It! We blend it. Blend Your “Content-Heavy” Courses.

The Best EDU Blogs on the Planet!

ZaidLearn

TOP BLOGS! blogs or sites of this and that. Most of them just vomit out lists, without putting much effort to justify their claims, or at least say why the selected blogs should be on the list. Actually, what I would want to see is simply what so special about the blog selected, and why should I follow it. Probably because my blog at that time (2007) was rather unknown.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Enjoy! => If you believe that an e-Learning blog worths to be included in this list please write a comment with a link to the blog. Multimedia Learning by David Anderson The blog focuses on e-Learning design and development. Hi everybody, thank you for blog links.

E-Learning Uncovered | Blog

E-learning Uncovered

Follow Us on Twitter Sign Up For Our Mailing List Subscribe to the RSS Feed Contact Us E-Learning Uncovered E-Learning Uncovered Home Concept to Execution Articulate Lectora Other Topics Blog Custom Development Review of Snap! Update by Diane Elkins on August 1, 2011 About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate.

This blog is closing…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. Join me at Internet Time Blog. That’s where I’ve blogged for more than a decade and where I engage new thoughts and interactions. Even I was getting confused about which blog to post in. The Internet Time Search box will continue to cover both blogs. That crusade is behind me.

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.

Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS

Tony Karrer

How about for blogs? Social Bookmarking Social Networking Wikis RSSAs background for an upcoming presentation, I wanted to create a page that provides background resources that explain various eLearning 2.0 tools. immediately thought of the Common Craft videos. I've embedded them below. Are there other good introductory resources?

How I manage the deluge of social information

Adventures in Corporate Education

In this post, I’m going to explain how I curate social information using Twitter and my RSS Reader. I may update this in a few weeks once I obtain my Dell SMaC certification. RSS Reader. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. Most social content will allow you to pull the RSS feed of their content into an RSS reader. Twitter.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. So big deal, you say. Why is networking so important anyway? Your business networks can be your most valuable resources! It is amazing ho.

Change Your RSS Feed?

Tony Karrer

A while ago, I created a feedburner feed for this blog so I could add lots of stuff to the feed - most importantly I publish a daily summary of my new del.icio.us would suggest that readers of this blog might want to change over to the FeedBurner feed to get this added functionality: [link links. It appears that most people still point to my Blogspot feed.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

The information aggregation tools are used to collect and organize information from various resources (websites, podcasts, blogs). RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools. RSS readers (i.e., Google Reader: How to Setup a RSS Feed  (YouTube video). Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Groups. Classroom 2.0

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

The information aggregation tools are used to collect and organize information from various resources (websites, podcasts, blogs). RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools. RSS readers (i.e., Google Reader: How to Setup a RSS Feed  (YouTube video). Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Groups. Classroom 2.0

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years.  Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Aide RSS Filtering Tool

Tony Karrer

You can see what it thinks are mine in the right column of the blog. I've not quite figured out how to take a very large list of blogs, e.g., all edublogs, and have it filter those down. AideRSS looks at a variety of sources of information including comments, technorati, bloglines, icerocket and del.icio.us to determine what posts are generating the most interest. It provides a widget that allows you to show your top posts for month or year. I've been creating similar information manually for a while, so it's nice to have an automated support for it.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?”  Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Why don’t we hear that? 

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Managing your RSS Feeds

Tony Karrer

Coming back from my vacation, I realized that I needed to go through a clean up exercise again on my RSS feeds. It turned out to work pretty well for me this time around because I have been following the advice I've seen a couple of places: Controlling RSS Overload. Animal House Style Managing Many RSS Feeds The Myth of Keeping Up Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 When I find a blog that looks promising, I put it into the the farther out Quarantine folder. In other words, right now I'm adding blogs to "Trying Out - Nov. 2006". 2006".

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! We All Did. But, what if we could find a way?

Top Ten eLearning Blogs

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked for a list of the top ten blogs that relate to corporate eLearning by someone who wanted to get a sense of content quality and value of reading blogs. debated for a while, because I have quite a few blogs that I subscribe to and my personal style is to quickly scan a lot of blogs, selectively reading posts that I think are going to be interesting, comment on some, and post my thoughts about others. A Top Ten list is not all that relevant to my style, but I came to understand the request (from a very persistent person). Learning Matters!

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.

Extensions on RSS module

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/02/2010 Extensions on RSS module eFront had for some time now an RSS module that could fetch and present an RSS feed inside a lesson or on administrators panel. However, until now we could not expose data from eFront as an RSS feed.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? link] Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! final example involved American Art. 

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training.  Blog this! It is amazing ho.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Discovered via Brent Schlenker’s Corporate eLearning and Development blog. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! With deadlines and budget pressures always present, it’s easy to jettison these “soft&# elements.  It is amazing ho.

Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate eLearning?

Tony Karrer

I saw another post from Dave Boggs, Has The Blogging Trend Begun To Fade, Even Before It Ever Got Started In Corporate Training / e-Learning Environments? In this post, Dave unfortunately lumps together blogs, wikis, mashups, rss feed together (probably because eLearning 2.0 RSS and Blogs have much slower adoption. and web 2.0 often lump them together). However, I think the answer about adoption rates is going to be quite different for these things with Wikis and Mashups being adopted at a very high rate. reference hybrid embeds learning objects (e.g.,