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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.

Conference Wiki Examples

Tony Karrer

Someone asked me for an example of a conference using a Wiki both for organizers during planning, evaluating proposed sessions, etc. For planning this year, we relied on Google Docs and Google Spreadsheets as the primary tools. Likely the Wiki would be much better for something larger. and for attendees with session pages, participant lists, that kind of stuff. Certainly we did parts of this for Corporate Learning Trends 2007. It was more aimed at the attendee side. I can say that this made pulling things together for the conference significantly easier.

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.

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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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].

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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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.

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.

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.

The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

Some of the key strengths of this learning platform are: Seamless integration with Google Docs. Collaborative learning (can be facilitated through wikis). Jim is the L&D manager of a large multinational company. Recently, his boss informed him that the training budget for the new year has been slashed by 15%, as part of the company’s cost-cutting measures. Jim is in a fix. MOODLE.

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!

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Learning on the go: how to develop engaging mobile-friendly courses

TalentLMS

Try limiting your file formats to plain text (the king of eLearning formats),DOC or.DOCX,PDF,PPT,JPG,GIF, and.PNG — that is, formats that play equally well on mobile as they do on the desktop, and for which native mobile readers and transcoders exist. 5. Incorporating Blogs, Journals, Wikis & Discussions to your eLearning. mobile experience. What about your content, though?

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal         Reference docs/job aids. Social                  Wikis. Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal         Live webcasts. Informal         Recorded webinars. Informal         Video conferencing. Informal         Workshops. Informal         Audio/ podcasts. Informal         Learnshop. Informal         Case Studies. Informal         Non-formal video. Informal         Discussion group/ forum. Informal         SharePoint.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Yet More Buzz on Buzzword

Learning Visions

Wired has now done a great review of the app: Buzzword: Web-Based Office Docs Never Looked So Good. ".the Buzzword beats current Ajax-based offerings like Google Docs and Zoho Writer in both usability and aesthetic impact. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 02, 2007 Yet More Buzz on Buzzword I posted about Buzzword a month or so again and since then, Ive had a lot of traffic to my site. I got listed on their "press" page. like that Virtual Ubiquity is a Massachusetts company. For free. Take the Survey!

The Future of E-Learning – Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Unless vendors make monumental changes to social – as in coming up with something besides the FB like experience, wikis, blogs, discussion boards and other 2010 like experiences, you might as well – hit the turn off button.   Yes, consumers want it, so you have to include it – but sheesh do something modern and revolutionary. What’s the Point? What is it? Coffee yes!

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

To hold photos, images, media files – eventually moved to word docs. Why are people using such products as Google docs? If you doubt this, look at how many vendors are now offering social learning – which they see as chat rooms, discussion boards, wikis, RSS feeds and a blog. . What always stuns me are vendors who state they know what their learners want, but in reality have no clue, because they themselves do not see the technology and its usage among the masses. Each one of these features could be implemented into systems in six months or less. Reality.

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Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis: Ways to use them for a more Collaboration and Interaction - Dont Waste Your Time , August 28, 2009. Import your Google Docs to Slideshare , August 26, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. August 21, 2009 to August 28, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System <!–( –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 04, 2009. Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( Formalizing Informal Learning- What? How? <!–( Moodle 1.9

Minecraft, Preparing Your Workforce, and Style Tiles:This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Fortunately, there is a ton of user-generated stuff out there: books, wikis, and blogs all to help you figure out how to play. As we build new things, sending full design comps can have an effect of locking us into a design that we would have rather had more time than the 4 hours to come up with for the Design Doc. Check back every Thursday. JOIN IN THE FUN. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES.

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

He''s starting to look for the content and can''t find a darn thing on the SharePoint site -- just loaded with docs and decks and stuff. So he got a Wiki (Confluence). So now they started using Google Docs. These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. JD works in the higher-ed space, but is a corporate training guy. He supports the guys who work for Kaplan. JD was at Disney for awhile, AMC entertainment, and 5 years at Kaplan. That no one can find. But they didn''t. Never.

Review Cycles: Questions to Ask and Online Collaboration

E-learning Uncovered

Or can it live in an online spreadsheet or wiki that anyone can see or update at any time? Most of our clients like the idea of using a spreadsheet to track open issues and questions, like the one we posted here as a resource to our E-Learning Uncovered: From Concept to Execution book.  We prefer putting this type of spreadsheet in Google Docs.  Some companies block Google Docs.   We’ve used SharePoint in those cases.  Diane mentioned how we are using a tool to see who needs to review the courses.  In this blog, let’s look at how you can structure your reviews. .

Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

The Data Bubble - Doc Searls , July 31, 2010. What if Flickr fails? - Doc Searls , January 12, 2011. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - Tony Karrer , July 13, 2010. 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. Charles Jennings , May 28, 2010. What’s Needed First?