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Wikis for Learning at Jazan University (#JazanU)!

ZaidLearn

This Wiki workshop was conducted on the 11th February (2013) at Jazan University. WIKI WORKSHOP Wikis empowers us with the ability to collaborate online in developing websites and documents. In this workshop, we will explore how we can use wikis with our students to facilitate collaborative online learning spaces. Wikis are great for group assignments and projects.

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Looking Back at Wikis - My Early Days of DevLearn - and 2015

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Nobody really talks about wikis any more. think the closest most people get to a wiki these days is wikipedia. The genius of the wiki was it''s edit-ability. Google docs is the best current example. still dream of an old-fashioned wiki circa Bummer. They were my absolute favorite new tech back in the day. Of course today, everything is sharable and editable by multiple people. Ho hum.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL Google Docs learning management LMS Social learning training wikisHow did this happen? Apparently, You can read about this here  and here. on Monday Nov. 19, 2012.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL Google Docs learning management LMS Social learning training wikisHow did this happen? Apparently, You can read about this here  and here. on Monday Nov. 19, 2012.

Collaboration: It’s Not About Technology, It’s About the Culture

Learn and Lead

There are other tools used for collaboration, like project-based collaboration using Microsoft SharePoint and wiki-based project workspaces. Services like Google Docs , Windows Live SkyDrive and Zoho are great online collaboration tools. I got a chance to talk about how companies can use technology internally to collaborate and share more effectively. It’s about the culture.

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TCC08: Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

Experiencing eLearning

Google Docs. Wikis as classic example of collaborative tool. Gave an example of faculty handbook created with wiki (using MediaWiki). Wikis make it very clear who did what–always a problem with group work for grading. Students learn how to judge the stability of information & collective intelligence through using a wiki. They get complaints that their website information is out of date but that the wiki information keeps changing. Wikis have more work application for students too. Starting with an intro to Web 2.0. Social Connection.

Google Docs Presentation Vs Paperworks!

ZaidLearn

Google Docs Tour: [link] Commoncraft: [link] GOOGLE DOCS? Create Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations online Share and collaborate in real time Upload your existing files - DOC, XLS, ODT, ODS, RTF, CSV, PPT, etc. Easily save and export copies. - You can save your documents and spreadsheets to your own computer in DOC, XLS, CSV, ODS, ODT, PDF, RTF and HTML formats. In short, if you can't afford PowerPoint, then perhaps Google Docs Presentation is your new baby presenter (Oops, or OpenOffice )! Also, now you know what Google Docs is all about in a nutshell.

The 5-Day Learning Adventure at Jazan University!

ZaidLearn

Blogging & Wikis for Learning Workshop Materials: Blogging for Learning Wikis for Learning This session explores a variety of ways to use blog and wikis for learning and teaching. Participants will be required to create a blog, wiki, and conceptualize strategies to make them work for learning and teaching. Use Google Docs for collaborative document development.

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Enterprise Content Sucks & You’re Not Doing Anything to Change It

Inkling

How do we unglue ourselves from the age of SharePoint, overgrown wikis, and static files like PDFs and Word Docs? It’s no surprise that enterprise applications that have been built with the end user in mind have made the strongest impact on our workday productivity. Slack has changed the way we communicate; Google Drive simplifies document creation, and Concur allows for quick, on-the-road expense submissions. All of these advancements have not only streamlined their respective processes, but also made the technology easy to access on mobile, via the cloud. Trends

The OER 101 Workshop at USM (Round 2)!

ZaidLearn

Source 1 and 2 ) OER Educator Handbook Alternative to University LMS: Edmodo Schoology Wiki tools: Google Sites Google Docs Wikispaces Wetpaint Blogging Tools: Blogger WordPress Tumblr Posterous Authoring Tools: Slideshare ( slidecast example ) Prezi Create Online Crossword Puzzles! Wiki University e-learning Social_Media Learning Series instructional design MOOC OER/FREE

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Top 100 Tools used by Learning Professionals in 2011!

ZaidLearn

Master Twitter, Google Apps (Docs, Google Sites & Plus+), Moodle, web-conferencing, Blogs and Wikis and you will be just fine for 2012. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 TOP 100 LEARNING TOOLS The list is compiled (by Jane Hart ) from the Top 10 Tools lists of 531 learning professionals worldwide (from education, training and workplace learning). What else can I say!

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TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Google Docs. They have used Google Docs for student feedback with comments–avoids the emailing back and forth. Use wikis as archive of resources for students to refer to as needed. Multimedia posted on the wiki like Blabberize. Use a wiki to share best practices. Posted in Higher Ed, K-12, Learning Communities, Tools, Wikis. Tags: Higher Ed K-12 Learning Communities Tools Wikis Google Docs Google Forms online portfolios Skype TCC09 tcc2009 Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics. Topics Addressed. Skype.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

However, what was on offer wasn’t this capability.  It’s not new, it’s been the basis of wikis (e.g. Google Docs), but it’s central. Someone has to go away and process the comments.  It’s helpful, but not as much as jointly editing the information in the first place, as well as editing. I’ve been a fan of wikis since I first heard about them, and think that they’ll be the basis for communities to continue to evolve, as well as being the basis for effective team work. Unfortunately, the claims didn’t hold up to scrutiny.

Tech Docs 101. A Podcast - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

» February 21, 2007 Tech Docs 101. However, these days hardly an hour goes by without my needing to send out technical correspondence, edit a wiki or web page, create a Breeze tutorial, or post to a blog. If so, take a trip over to this blog / podcast series: Tech Writer Voices: Podcasts on Technical Writing In the last few weeks, the hosts have covered technical communication tools such as: wikis, blogs and NetVibes. Podcast Are you a technical writer? Im not! Do you have similar needs? They even had a two part series on principles of usability. Please try again.

Third #Moodle #MOOC with Nellie Deutsch

Ignatia Webs

Participants who wish to receive a certificate of participation will be required to document their learning experiences by keeping a blog, wiki, website, or any other artifact that will include a description and reflection of the live sessions and/or recordings. On 1 Febuary 2014 the third version of a wonderful course on Moodle will start and engage learners from around the world.

Social Media for Research & Knowledge Sharing at USM!

ZaidLearn

During the hands-on sessions, we will explore actively Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Wikis, and various social curation tools. Mediawiki - Google Docs - Google Sites - Wikispaces - Pbwiki Blogging = e-Portfolio Blogging Tools? Looking forward to my upcoming 1/2 day seminar at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) on the 28th June, 2013. USMcool Hashtag 2. Facebook Group 3.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

Consuming all elements within the LMS: Most LMS support multiple formats including text docs, PDFs, ePub and HTML. Even in the workplace scenario, social learning through networking sites, wikis, discussion boards and chat-rooms is the norm. The trend of Bring-Your-Own-Device is on the rise and is seen capturing the interest of employees as well as organizations. contact-form-7].

Tim's Blog ROCKS! One page Job Aids for wikis, social networking, and more

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

One page guide Introducing wikis The coolest thing is that he is allowing downloads in PDF or DOC which means you can edit the DOC if you need to or just print the pdf. You've GOT to check out Tim's blog. He's been in my reader for a while, and I love his posts, but these little one page job aids are BRILLIANT! Here's the only catch. 1. figure. Powered by ScribeFire

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Adios Ed Tech. Hola something else.

George Siemens

Others have been more decentralized and unstructured – like blogs, wikis, and social media. My early interest was in blogs and wikis in learning. Our project with Intel involves several post docs exploring how personalization can be improved in the learning process by developing a graph model of the learner that considers contextual, cognitive, social, and metacognitive factors. I’ve been involved in educational technology since the late 1990′s when I was at Red River College and involved in deploying the first laptop program in Canada. Sit and click.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Instead she continues to describe other tools from Google (Wave and Docs), YouTube, TeacherTube and a half a dozen others. So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. But she doesn't stop there. And Kudos to Jane for writing at the edge of technology.

Learning Tools: for the Educator/Teacher

Dont Waste Your Time

Carrying on from my previous post on “Learning Tools: for the Learner&# Jane Hart has produced the following list for the best  tools for learning professionals (in no particular order) to help them create learning solutions: Delicious Twitter Skype SlideShare Google (Reader, Docs, Search) Audacity Moodle Ning PowerPoint Snagit This is a really good list of some very good tools. And here comes the but … most of these [.].

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

wiki is a self-organizing knowledge web site.  A wiki is a discussion. Wiki software allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. Wiki software is often used to create collaborative websites. The term “wiki” is from a Hawaiian word that means “fast” or “to hasten.”  It is so named because of the speed in which wiki software allows someone to update the web site. Google Docs. 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. Web 2.0 Blogs.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Suddenly SMEs are back in the game… Write up a Word doc and convert it? Update the Word doc and re-convert it? Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring. But you know what? Exploit Web 2.0.

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

Your Training Edge

Course wikis. wiki is a website that users can easily add to and modify. Wikis are used often in MOOCs as places for the members of the community to share what they are learning in the course and independently. Collaborating via wikis both helps learners develop personal learning networks and documents the collective knowledge in the organization. Wikis are easily updated to reflect the most current knowledge and they can help instructors identify strengths and weaknesses in the training program. Web 2.0 Blogs and microblogs. Virtual meetings. Content sharing.

Book Review: Social Media for Trainers

Adventures in Corporate Education

Then each chapter covers a specific social media tool: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Wikis, and a catch-all chapter for other tools (such as Google docs, YouTube, social bookmarking, SlideShare, Skype, and UStream). Tags: book review blogs facebook google docs jane bozarth skype slideshare social media engagement social media for trainers social media marketing training twitter ustream wiki youtube This book review is about Social Media for Trainers: Techniques for Enhancing and Extending Learning by Jane Bozarth. The book starts by defining social media terms.

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How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

Using conventional tools like Wikis, Google docs, Skype, company Slideshares besides specialized social learning LMS can do wonders to support and boost your conventional training. The impact of social media on our lives has been terrific. If you try to look at the essence of it, you’ll realize that social media is in fact one of the best forms of social learning.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Category: Wikis. Wiki is software for creating and editing interlinked web pages. Wikispaces is one of the more popular wiki applications, with its reputation for ease of use and varied pricing models, from free to Private Label. Wikis promote collaborative learning and information sharing because anyone with rights can add content to the system. Audacity. Dimdim.

Interesting Concept in Text Books

Bottom-Line Performance

And another professor could have included his own law review article in the digital poly sci text instead of making 40 copies of an 120 page doc. The whole discussion reminds me of the arguements for and against wikis. Tags: emerging trends and technologies text books wikis I was reading the New York Times (on my iPhone, not the actual paper) and I stumbled across this article. Publishers are creating new digitial text books that allow professors and teachers to edit the books. Interesting concept! And, as any college student will tell you, fantastically cheap!

My Top Ten Tools for Learning 2009

Experiencing eLearning

Google Docs is where I do most of my collaboration with SMEs. Wikispaces is also my preferred wiki for small group work in courses, unless the work is simple enough to use the internal Sakai wiki. Tags: Lifelong Learning Tools Captivate Diigo Sakai Google Docs Skype Jane Hart top ten tools Google Reader Wordpress Wikipedia Dreamweaver Personal Learning. Image: Number 10.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Instead she continues to describe other tools from Google (Wave and Docs), YouTube, TeacherTube and a half a dozen others. So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. But she doesn't stop there. And Kudos to Jane for writing at the edge of technology.

The OER Workshop at OUM!

ZaidLearn

and Social Media tools to develop OER with; Reuse/Remix/Create OER using a LMS, Wiki or Blog. I am really looking forward to facilitating a 2-day workshop on Open Educational Resources (OER) at Open University Malaysia (OUM) from 5-6 March, 2013. Insya-Allah, everyone participating can benefit from it in one way or the other. What am I looking most forward to? Let's OER! Thanks!) OER (Prof.

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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Office suites.  3- Google Docs/Drive   87- OpenOffice. BLOGGING & WIKI TOOLS. Wiki.  30- Wikispaces  32- Google Sites  88- PB Works. 3. So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories. You might want to select tools from different categories or else explore a number within the same category. 1.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

However those that followed this approach provided groups – with group chat, file repositories, discussion boards, forums, blogs, wikis and so on. Google – including Google Maps, Google Charts, Google Docs, etc. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad. Many people look back and are amazed.

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Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Used Microsoft SharePoint – blogs, wikis, messaging, polls, surveys, RSS feeds (get alerted when content is updated). YouTube, Vimeo Wikis Share text, images, hyperlinks Social Media Policy The list goes on…blogs, RSS feeds, whiteboarding, etc…. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!) Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. It’s now available on demand as it’s needed.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

No longer are they stuck saying, well it would something like this – and show an image or hard doc, now the end user can experience it. . Wiki usage is down – again, why I am still seeing wikis? Every year, I identify five trends that I am seeing in the industry as a whole, and forecast on where they will be heading throughout the year. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. Here now are five trends and their respected forecasts. ” The Future. #1. Boring.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

And finally, knowledge centric networks like Wikipedia and other wikis use information as an impetus for social networking. 2. A web mashup is the second concept in what makes up Web 2.0. One of the most popular web applications now-a-days is Google Docs. Google Docs allows people with Google accounts to create and edit common office documents like word documents and spreadsheets. From that perspective collaborative knowledge tools like wikis, while great for collecting ad hoc information, will not replace a well designed and performance targeted self-paced web course.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Both projects written up courtesy of the UK  TowardsMaturity website.). 3 -  Google Docs/Drive. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process. But there’s lots more you can do with Google Docs too. People often need to work collaboratively.