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LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

asked if that included open source tools too–basically he trusts libre tools but not gratis ones. Harold uses different tools for different purposes. Delicious: what he uses to save things instead of Bloglines. When you bookmark on delicious, you can also see how others have tagged it. Web Tools for Critical Thinking (Dave Pollard). However, getting people to use the tools is a bigger challenge than IT lockdown. Difference between PKM/PLE/PLN: PKM is more work-focused. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM. Retrieve.

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. View more documents from Jane Hart.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more).  So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity. Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010. Anatomy of a PLE - Learning with e’s , July 11, 2010. Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great - Mindflash , October 21, 2010. Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010. Congrats to all for making the list!

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

Downes, Theory of Learning Networks, 2004) PLE functions: aggregate remix repurpose feed forward It's interesting to see this perspective on the PLE where it is part of the Connectivism course and students are naturally motivated (or required) to share. Looking back at my Tool Set series at the start of this year, there were very similar kinds of capabilities being described. If you think of Flickr, Wikipedia, Delicious – these all are content-centric networks. There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning.

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