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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2011

Experiencing eLearning

This is the fifth year that Jane Hart has been collecting lists of top tools for learning. You can contribute your top tools too. Google Reader is still my main tool for personal learning. is my blogging platform of choice and a great tool for personal reflection. I also back up bookmarks to Delicious, but especially after the disastrous transition to AVOS (a third of my bookmarks didn’t survive the migration), I’m so glad I don’t rely on Delicious as a primary tool. Personal Learning. Course Development.

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Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Definition of the tool. Best Use of Tool. Delicious. The members maintain profiles describing themselves and what they are currently doing, interact with each other using network tools and create links with other members of the social network. Google Docs. Web 2.0 Examples. Wiki. A wiki is a self-organizing knowledge web site. A wiki is a discussion. A group can all edit the same document.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. 2 – I have noticed that whereas some people have already chosen the 10 tools they will be taking a look at, others have still to do so. OFFICE TOOLS. 3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. Email.

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

The charts below show use of different tools, sites, etc. The key is for the charts is: Darkest blue - daily Medium blue - weekly Light blue - monthly Gray - never Tool Use in Corporations Some things that jumped out at me: Much more blog reading that I expected. I guess they must be using a lot of tools other than delicious. survey and report. More coming on this.

Free Cloud Apps

eLearning Cyclops

These have a slant towards learning tools and web development, but is open to any suggested cloud apps as long as they are free to all users. Blogging WordPress Documents Google Docs Graphics Picasa Web Albums ChartGo (creating charts) Screencasts and Simulations Screenr Social Bookmarking Delicious Social Media and Networking LinkedIn Plaxo Twitter Yammer Video YouTube. Here is a compilation of free cloud applications. If you has an app to suggest please do so by posting a comment. e-Learning

Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

Twitter as a professional development tool - Social Media for Working & Learning , November 30, 2010. Delicious will be shut down. The Data Bubble - Doc Searls , July 31, 2010. Doc Searls , January 12, 2011. Working Smarter Daily can point to more than today’s hot topics. It will provide pointers to what’s proved important over longer periods of time.

On The Cloud

eLearning Cyclops

Here are the tools that I use while on the Cloud, in no particular order: WordPress - my blog Delicious - bookmarking and sharing my bookmarks Twitter - sharing my incoherent thoughts on e-learning LinkedIn - professional networking, participating in e-learning/ISD groups and keeping an updated professional profile Google Docs - occasionally creating docs and spreadsheets Gmail - easy, simple e-mail Picasa Web Albums - store, view and share my photos YouTube - everyone knows what this is for. So, it is time to reflect on how much cloud computing I do.

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Web Conferencing Services

Tony Karrer

I found a Google doc via delicious that I have a feeling wasn't intended to be public, but it has such a wonderful comparison of the various web conferencing tools that I felt compelled to copy it here and as a new Google Doc in case the document goes away. I also noticed that Wikipedia has a page - Comparison of web conferencing software - but it doesn't have pricing and a few other columns. Up to 15 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y [link] Acrobat Connect Professional Y Annual, Monthly, Pay Per Use Annual fee not available, 5-user=$375/mo, 10-user=$750/mo., Pay Per Use+.32

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. This blog will explore more than 60 tools and technologies for successfully implementing each of these elements in your technology-enabled training program.

TCC08: Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

Experiencing eLearning

New tools pop up all the time. In chat, Alan Selig pointed out that using tools outside the LMS is important b/c they’ll have them after they graduate. Social Connection Tools. Engagement is the why for these tools. delicious. Diigo = “delicious on steroids&# with more annotations or conversations, sticky notes. Collaboration Tools. Google Docs. Wikis as classic example of collaborative tool. Presenters: Alice Bedard-Voorhees, Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA. Starting with an intro to Web 2.0.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use. You can never keep up with it all, but access to many experts who are also finding and sharing the lastest tech tools make it much less daunting. So, I browsed "Tools" by keyword on eLearningLearning. When I do find interesting tools I will keep track of them using my Delicious account.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. Let me admit that I'm likely in over my head when talking about methods and tools for collaboration. as well as knowing about tools and methods. My focus in this post is mostly on the Tool Set and a little bit about methods - as is the focus of this series.

Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Google Docs/collaborative writing. Delicious tools for shared bookmarks. Learning Technologies 2009. Track 1 Session 1. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. URL for this page:[link]. TInyURL for this page: [link]. Collaborative Learning; for exploring music (and our soundtrack) MariaFernanda choconancy. Backnoise for back channel, to get more conversations going. Go here to take part. Poll : Jane’s Top 100 List. Write a blog? Twitter. TED talks. RSS Reader. YouTube, SlideShare. Learner redefined.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Rapid Prototyping Tools Revisited - Adaptive Path , September 16, 2009. Can’t make hard boiled soft - Doc Searls Weblog , September 18, 2009. Finding Better Friends: Delicious and SPEAR , August 31, 2009. Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Awesomeness Manifesto - , September 16, 2009. An Operating System for the Mind - Half an Hour , September 19, 2009. What do we mean by engagement online? From Nothing To Something.