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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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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

Anyone can be a curator; it’s a great way to learn. An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Wise interpretation is what adds value to the content. You’ve shared a link to the content and your take on it. The initial attempt to offer the curated news as RSS feeds and on blogs bombed. Learn For YourselfIt starts in a gallery. select for the collection.

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Workplace learning in 10 years

E-Learning Provocateur

The Learning Circuits Big Question for this month is: If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? The responsibility for e-learning development will decentralise across the organisation. Learning development should be no different. Learning will be fully networked.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Why does this matter to those of us in the Training, Learning, and Development field?

Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

What is a Learning Management System used for? The micro-blogging feature is a great way to build a network that can be used for varied types of learning. They’re easy to learn and use. Wikis are online so users can access, collaborate, and share content, knowledge and files anytime, anywhere. The Growing Importance Of Social Learning. Administration.

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The changing Web

Learning with e's

Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. One of the greatest changes (and challenges) for education over the last few years has been the proliferation of user generated content. enables them to take more responsibility for their own learning. tools. Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

As noted on the Top 10 list, this is for February. A new update will be July and then the final in December. #20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools. Social tags, RSS, gaming activities. Learning 24/7. Not with Publisher. No idea.)

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Increasing the number of clicks required to view the content does not make it more interactive. If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Don’t forget podcasts, RSS feeds, slideshows, infographics, animations, articles and real-life case studies.

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25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day. Best eLearning content creation tools. Tool:  Trello.

The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad

Everything E-Learning

Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Easy Flash Content Creation. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Content Creation Services. Custom Content Creation.

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

That smartphones were the answer to mobile learning. Social learning? If they were doing it, Facebook like page, a crummy blog that looks nothing like a real blog, a Twitter like feed, maybe RSS, text chat and YouTube functions and upload/download angle. While they still offer the LMS as we all know it, and its “learning&# approach, they are really driving into the TM space. Then in some circles it was the smartphones and the power of social learning with said smartphones. From the makers of Upside Learning. Learning 24/7. Tablets? Kudos!

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I’ve got your content right here

Clark Quinn

I was engaging in a mobile strategy session with a small not-for-profit the other day, and naturally it became an overall technology strategy session, as you really can’t do mobile strategy without considering social media strategy, learning technology strategy, even enterprise technology strategy. They were naturally concerned about what to blog, what to put on the Facebook page, what they would tweet about, and how they’d get the content for it, and keep it up. Mobile is a platform for all of the above, and you. But their problem was really much simpler.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

While there are a couple of vendors out there who have incorporated e-mail that can go to outside to people, rather than just within the learning management product, the overall space isn’t doing it. Why would I want this? I see this as one of the most important features for any learning management system, open source or commercial. Innovation drives the market (regardless if it is e-learning or not). Eliminates the “storage&# content component of learning management systems that sadly continues to grow-  to offset systems’ bandwidth and server costs.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs.  OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. 31st).

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. shot off the usual reasons, the benefits, the gains and then found myself expanding into the next possibilities of where a system and content authoring tool had to go.  It didn’t seem that far of a stretch, actually. Opens up learning, and makes your solution a one stop service. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or free), e-readers, any mobile device(i.e. Tie it into your FB like page, Twitter like, RSS feeds, social bookmarking (one system has this feature).

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 The same is true of RSS feeds. If they can't parse the content down and you aren't willing to put a filter on it yourself, then don't subscribe. 2006". 2006".

Camtasia Studio 8: Create an Interactive Table of Contents (and Save Time Editing) with Markers

Visual Lounge

In the following video, you’ll learn how to: Find and open the marker view (0:30). Use markers to set up a table of contents. (3:30). Learn more about Camtasia Studio Check out more free product tutorials. Subscribe to our RSS feed. The post Camtasia Studio 8: Create an Interactive Table of Contents (and Save Time Editing) with Markers appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Would you like to make it easier for your viewers to navigate through your videos? Or, would you just like help speeding up the editing process? Add markers to your project. (1:40).

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.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 for Associations by Jeff Cobb (Update 11/30/2010: suggested by Christopher Pappas ) “In Learning 2.0 for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver. Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.

ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem? 101 Free Learning Tools OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free EduGames Printer-Friendly Version Lets explore the idea that there is at least one excellent free learning tool (or site) for every learning problem, need or issue! Google Language Tools RSS reader? Omea Reader Online RSS reader?

Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Most – okay nearly all – final ranking lists appear in December, but here at E-Learning 24/7, it is all about breaking the boundaries.  It is all about doing something that others do not do – we all know that the readers of this blog – are trend setters! Learning Curve. Learning Curve. Learning Curve. Learning with Android OS and iOS.

Curatr: Using Visualization Navigation for Static Content with Social and Gamification Elements

Janet Clarey

I have been playing around with Curatr for a few weeks now not only as a platform for social learning but as a social publishing tool as well. Curatr is a stand-alone or integrated (with API) cloud-based platform that allows you to browse content  in a more visible fashion and more… Publishing research and publishing self-paced, text- and image-based e-learning are similar.

Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning

ZaidLearn

for Learning Website (Still Under Construction) Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning View more presentations from Zaid Alsagoff. for learning and teaching. Today there are thousands of exciting learning tools to explore, but sadly most teachers do not have the time to explore all, or figure out which ones to use. Social Media & Web 2.0 WELCOME! What do you think?

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

eLearning 24-7

The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. Folding up shop and switching to a new market: Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Acquiring another LMS or e-learning vendor. Folding up shop and switching to a new market : Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Acquiring another LMS or e-learning vendor/Outside of the industry purchasing vendors in the space. Content Authoring tool, Assessment tool and surveys/quizzes. Social Learning Stagnation.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront [1] but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". The answer is simple. by Christopher Pappas M.B.A.,

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format. They believe that by simply moving their content such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, audios, and documents to a Learning Management System that they have converted their face to face courses to an eLearning format. Joan T. However, ADDIE is not a universal solution!

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. More content can be created by more contributors. Wanted to make learning “an everyday event”.

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. by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. Blend It! We blend it.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

It still measures course, content, instructor, and relevancy to the job.  Level 2: Learning. This is not just testing the content. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. I can now see how Level 2 can be used to evaluate role-based eLearning and instructor-led training. training?to

eLearning Learning August Top Posts

Experiencing eLearning

The eLearning Learning site got a major upgrade a few weeks ago, with a new design that has more of a magazine feel and shows more images. know many of my readers are new to the field of e-learning, or hoping to transition. Learning: An Impossible Dream? . mLearning Best Practices: How Much Content is Too Much for Mobile Learning? Blogging e-Learning

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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.  But it wasn’t.

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Dawn of Learning

I was introduced recently to a new buzz word making its way across the learning & development industry: Micro-learning. If you’re like me, you’re probably starting to get a bit tired of people adding their particular spin to learning – all in search of the holy grail that is the “right way” to make learning happen. Industry Talk

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

As part of our 2015 commitment to Kaizen and incremental improvements, it’s time to shift the gaze toward improving the “Learning Toolbox for the 21st Century”. Being a Learning Rebel means using social tools such as the, allusive and widely misunderstood, hashtag to take your learning design one step further toward engagement and interactivity. Chat2LRN : Chat to Learn.

SCORM – When you need Inter-Operatibility between E-learning Platforms!

Paradiso

What is it about SCORM ( Shareable Content Object Reference Model ) that the e-learning folks are going gaga over? The e-learning folks are a bunch of crackerjacks, who really get excited about the word ‘certified’… it sort of instills in them a feeling of ‘tour de force’, because of the sense of completion associated with the word ‘certified’. Recipe for disaster? It truly is!

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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. reference hybrid embeds learning objects (e.g., Captivate movies in Flash) within the content. While technically this is not a mashup because the Captivate provides static content, its the same basic idea and something we are familiar with.

Google Alert and 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 « Whats a Wiki? 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. Google Alert.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

9/10  - In 2007  I also  listed two course creation tools on my list – PointeCast Publisher and CourseLab.  I don’t create content in this format anymore, so they are not on my 2011 list. So what does my Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011 look like? So what are your Top 10 Tools for Learning? But meanwhile you can see the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 emerge here