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My Auto-Conversion WISH to Delicious, Scoop.it & Co!

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could add one link at the time to Delicious or Scoop.it. Now, what if we could feed tools like Delicious and Scoop.it link] ), and then the curation tool would auto-convert the link collection into a more visually stimulating web-page with thumbnails and short descriptions customized to our preferences. Social Curation Tools. PROBLEM! STOP ! Isn't happening!!!

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

(photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money. Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? Occasionally the high number of tools and possibilities make me restless. have a tools list (both in a booklet and online in diigo) to try out and I never find the time or have the idea that I''ve tested enough tools. have good news: I can recommend a group of 10 tools that are so useful that each facilitator needs to know them and should be able to use them. More tools?

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Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

The first, the Staffroom is quite public, calling on high levels of communication and high profile, and involves the use of microblogging tools such as Twitter. 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). Unported License.

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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. WordPress.com is my blogging platform of choice and a great tool for personal reflection. 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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ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

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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! Gmail Social bookmarking tool? Diigo Tool to translate text or a webpage?

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. 1 – In response to a number of requests I’m now collating the blogs of those who are taking part as an update on the introductory blog post  - so that the posts can be shared more widely. OFFICE TOOLS.

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 is a self-organizing knowledge web site.  A wiki is a discussion. group can all edit the same document. Wikipedia.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education.

Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

tools. Facebook and other social networking tools are great for connecting people, and most students already have an account and can use it effectively to do this. Using social networking tools to promote e-pals could potentially spread worldwide, with students in different countries discovering about foreign lands, cultures, languages, geography, history, music and sports.

Top Educators in Malaysia on Twitter!

ZaidLearn

Account created using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+ login. learning tool in the world for several years. Of all the social media tools out there, it is (based on my experience) the best tool to connect with awesome educators around the world, share discoveries and ideas, and importantly unite people for a super heroes mission. CLICK HERE to View! HOW TO JOIN?

The iPad for Learning & Teaching Workshop at IMU!

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iBooks Google Play Books Taking Notes? Dropbox Google Drive Box iCloud 9 Mindmapping & Brainstorming Tools QR Code Reader Apps 4. Skype Google+ (Hangouts) WizIQ Collaborative Learning & Sharing? Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Box Google Drive Edmodo Pinterest 6. Social_Media learning tools iPad apps workshop OER/FREEAPPS FOR. MOVE FORWARD?

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Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. understand this list is more inclined towards tools that learning professionals use for their own learning as opposed to those used for creating learning programs or training sessions. I see great gains made by some of the tools while I have not even experienced them as yet.

Tools of my trade

Learning with e's

has had on my life and my career, and often wherever I am speaking, I talk about one or more of the tools I have listed below. Here they are - the 10 Web tools I could not possibly do without. Facebook - I tried several other social networking tools before Facebook , including Myspace and Bebo, and toyed with LinkedIn like everyone else. They are the tools of my trade.

Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning

Upside Learning

personally believe that Twitter is a great tool to get access to knowledge and information—provided you follow the right people. It’s also a great place to get answers—better than Google searches sometimes—if the right people are following you. Now learning professionals have voted Twitter the #1 learning tool. good article by ASTD: Twitter As a Learning Tool.

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. guess they must be using a lot of tools other than delicious. survey and report. More coming on this.

Buzzing with Social Curation Tools!

ZaidLearn

Major search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo don't exactly do a great job in assisting either, which might also be partially due to the growing influence and spam of 'Search Engine Optimization (SEO)' gurus, engines and companies. DELICIOUS = RIP? Well, we still have Diigo , Stumble Upon , Digg , and a bunch of other cool social bookmarking tools to use. Amazingly annoying!

Free Social Media Tools for Content Curation

Voice of Clarity

As community manager for Clarity Consultants, there are a number of tools that I use to help manage the flood of information I encounter every day. Many of these tools that I use for community management can also easily be used for content curation for L&D practitioners. Here are my favorites: Google Reader- Use for: Subscribing to blogs and other RSS feeds. like Google Reader because I can conveniently read updates from all of my favorite blogs each morning—it’s like having my own custom newspaper. Delicious- Use for: Storing and categorizing urls.

Here's how I'm approaching Personal Knowledge Management

The Learning Generalist

So here are my organising rules: If I receive interesting information on twitter, webinars, forums, IM or email I socially bookmark it on Delicious and add an appropriate tag to it. If I find interesting information from any of the blogs I follow, I share and tag it on Google Reader and at most times when I have the energy I add it to Delicious as well. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

IMU Student Blogging Project to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle!

ZaidLearn

Khoo Suan Phaik with her students' project using Google Sites , I was quite confident it would be an inspiring and valuable learning experience. simply came to class, asked them relevant questions, and explored possibilities from this awesome list of free learning tools they could use to create or reuse sizzling content for their blogs. Interestingly, Assoc. ZERO ! Not bad!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 My Top Ten Tools for 2009 Cammys Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. Google Reader Its how I stay informed on the latest blog posts and news. Delicious Tag articles as you go. Its delicious. Google Calendar This is the first year I havent had a paper-based engagement calendar, which is weird. But I like to use it as a simple wireframe tool. Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:57 PM Labels: jane hart , tools 8comments: Sue Taylor said. Have a question? Very cool!

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009: The Final List

Upside Learning

Jane Hart released the final list of top 100 tools for learning 2009 last month. The Top 10 Tools are: 1.    Twitter. 2.    Delicious. 3.    YouTube. 4.    Google Reader. 5.    Google Docs. 6.    Wordpress. 7.    Slideshare. 8.    Google Search. Its important to note that the list seems to be dominated by people’s preference of tools they use for personal learning. These are not the top tools used for creating Learning Solutions. We contributed to this list and here’s the list of Our Top 10 Tools for Learning 2009.

'Using Facebook & Twitter For Learning & Teaching' Workshop

ZaidLearn

In this workshop, we will explore how we can use these two tools to facilitate learning and teaching. The workshop will start by introducing participants to the concept of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) , so that they see the big picture in using a variety of learning tools to serve their learning and teaching requirements and needs. Social_Media PLE Facebook web2.0

My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Cammy's Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. Google Reader It's how I stay informed on the latest blog posts and news. Delicious Tag articles as you go. It's delicious. Google Calendar This is the first year I haven't had a paper-based engagement calendar, which is weird. But I like to use it as a simple wireframe tool. Tags: tools jane hart Used to be my first stop in the morning after email, although that's recently changed. Now I stop first at Twitter. Have a question? Very cool!

eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom

eLearning Cyclops

Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom. just read an article in T&D Magazine titled "Beef Up Your Training Toolbox with Web Tool." Green , offered suggestions for how you can use web tools to increase engagement in the traditional classroom. Plus, you will be surprised how much supporting information you may find in the Google Public Data Explorer. Cacoo (create diagrams) ChartGo (create charts) Google Public Data Explorer (Create charts and visualizations form public data) QR Code Generators - Put QR codes in your manuals and on the classroom screen. Pages.

iPad for Learning & Teaching at #eLi3!

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iBooks Google Play Books Taking Notes? Dropbox Google Drive Box iCloud 9 Mindmapping & Brainstorming Tools QR Code Reader Apps 4. Skype Google+ (Hangouts) WizIQ Collaborative Learning & Sharing? Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Box Google Drive Edmodo Pinterest 6. Use social media to connect and collaborate with others. RESOURCES 1. APPS FOR.

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Course discussion forums are the most basic type of social platform used in MOOCs, but they are powerful tools and almost all MOOCs have them. Discussion forums are most effective as learning tools when they are actively monitored and directed by instructors. Blogging is increasingly used as an educational tool, in both classroom and online settings. The extent to which your organization chooses to embrace the “open” aspect of MOOCs depends on the nature of the content, but employee blogs and Tweets can serve as powerful marketing tools in addition to learning tools.

Top Ten Tools

Jay Cross

Among other things, the Center maintains a list of the Top 100 Tools for Learning. Two years back, the most popular tools were Firefox, Delicious, Google Search, Skype, and PowerPoint. Currently, the top tools are Twitter, Delicious, Google Reader, Google Docs, and SlideShare. Jane’s instructions for compiling your Top 10 list: Please provide the names of your 10 favourite tools for creating learning for others, for your own professional practice or personal productivity PLUS a sentence or two why you like each one. Delicious.

Learning spaces and places

Learning with e's

The first I will call the 'synthesised space' affordances - the capability of the tool to creat mixed media or blended spaces. What I was referring to was not a mashup in the strictest sense of the word, but rather a blending of reflective (blog) and collaborative (wiki) web tools to create a synthesised space where students could benefit from the best of both sets of affordances.

A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

101 Free Learning Tools OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free EduGames Printer-Friendly Version Let's explore the idea that there is at least one excellent free learning tool (or site) for every learning problem, need or issue! Gmail Social bookmarking tool? Social bookmarking tool with collaborative learning features (groups, forums, etc.)? del.icio.us

Schoolr (All-In-One Online Research Tool)

ZaidLearn

Schoolr: [link] Schoolr's Blog: [link] This All-In-One search tool enables you to access several I-always-use sites (to find stuff) from one site, which currently include Reference.com family, Google , Wikipedia , Acrnonym Finder , Urban Dictionary , SparkNotes , NCSU , and unitconversion (Hopefully Answers.com and other juicy search sites could be added to the list soon). In addition, there are surely many other things we could do to spice up and make this great initiative more crispy and delicious. learning toolsEnough!!!!

Schoolr (All-In-One Online Research Tool)

ZaidLearn

Schoolr: [link] Schoolr's Blog: [link] This All-In-One search tool enables you to access several I-always-use sites (to find stuff) from one site, which currently include Reference.com family, Google , Wikipedia , Acrnonym Finder , Urban Dictionary , SparkNotes , NCSU , and unitconversion (Hopefully Answers.com and other juicy search sites could be added to the list soon). In addition, there are surely many other things we could do to spice up and make this great initiative more crispy and delicious. Tags: learning tools Enough!!!!

Tool Catch-up: TiddlyBackpack, Clipmarks, Goosh, MokaFive

Mark Oehlert

Clipmarks : I'm starting to feel the outlines of this class of tools that includes Zotero , Evernote and Clipmarks among others. I do like the clip-to-blog feature in that it seems to allow some more overt attribution for sources and data. C> goosh is the "unofficial google shell" Just try it. ;-) Click here for an article on this from Emily Chang. " I am impressed.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Social Learning

For those of you that use web-based aggregators like Google Reader but have not yet made room for Tweets, Twitter is an aggregator on steroids.  Since I became an active Twitter user a few months ago, the application has grown on me to the point where it’s now far-and-away my favorite social media tool.  And I use the word ‘tool’ for a reason. Twitter gets a bad rap.