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Google Buzz in eLearning

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The web is abuzz with talk of Google Buzz. So what is Buzz – simply put it’s a personal aggregator that is coupled to your Gmail account. Buzz is to email what Wave will eventually be to real-time collaboration around email thread and embedded documents or media. What does buzz do? Let Google do the explaining –.

Buzz without the munchies

Janet Clarey

So I sit down at my desk this morning, opened up Gmail as I always do and noticed Google Buzz. read like 61 trillion tweets about  Google Buzz over the past few days so, of course, I was fatigued with it to begin with. Tweets, blog posts, RSS feed just loaded with it. I was expecting someone to say at breakfast,  &# hey, did you try Google Buzz…what’s that about?&# (no one would ever say that to me at breakfast though… make me eggs! posted my first Buzz message “ test.&# So my point is, I was not enthusiastic.

Google Buzz and Social Learning: Connect the Dots

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Now, the deafening Google Buzz is here. So, who is Buzz for? Some say Buzz is for Twitter drop-outs. Others feel Buzz is Google's answer to Facebook, and is particularly useful for those who care for extra online privacy. Yet others feel email-centric knowledge-workers will tiptoe into social networking through Buzz. want to learn your ideas on how Buzz can help in social learning - if at all. The Wave may not have reached the classroom, but is it ready for the Buzz What do you think? By the way, do you use Gmail?

Seven (Possible) Ways to Use Google Buzz for Education by Jeremy Vest

Learning Solutions Magazine

Google’s entry into social networking, Buzz, created quite a bit of buzz last week after its launch. While the service is not necessarily in its final form yet, and certainly not everyone who has tried it likes it, it certainly is not too early to start looking at Buzz as a potential learning environment.

Buzz without the munchies

Janet Clarey

So I sit down at my desk this morning, opened up Gmail as I always do and noticed Google Buzz. read like 61 trillion tweets about  Google Buzz over the past few days so, of course, I was fatigued with it to begin with. Tweets, blog posts, RSS feed just loaded with it. I was expecting someone to say at breakfast,  &# hey, did you try Google Buzz…what’s that about?&# (no one would ever say that to me at breakfast though… make me eggs! posted my first Buzz message “ test.&# So my point is, I was not enthusiastic.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: delivering e-learning , designing successful e-learning , e-learning and the science of instruction , e-learning books , e-learning by design , elearning for begginers , the e-learning handbook Reactions: 2comments: Tanya said. The truth is that there are a lot of books for e-Learning professionals. Mayer.

Elearning applications

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The project is hosted at Google Code. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: android app for learning , bigbluebutton , corporate e-learning blogs , free e-learning , low cost e-learning for small business , low cost e-learning solutions , mlearning , open source e-learning Reactions: 2comments: Alexei said. Enjoy! No signup, no passwords, no charge!

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

Google Buzz , Google Wave and PKM PKM stands for Personal Knowledge Management, which is a definite passion of mine (see Work Literacy and Social Media for Knowledge Workers ). I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. tend to work on things that are a bit leading edge like Data Driven performance solutions or eLearning Startups or the next great idea that someone has. In the world of eLearning, I generally pay attention to other innovators. So, I’m afraid that I’ve a skewed perspective.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: articulate , celtx , digitales , free e-learning , free e-learning resources , free storyboard templates , powerpoint templates , rapid storyboard , storyboard depot , storyboard templates , xmind Reactions: 2comments: millysecond said. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects. All the credit will go to you (your full name and a link to your profile, business, etc will be added). Thanks!

e-Learning Glossaries

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: astd , e-learning glossary , e-learning language , e-learning terms , elearning free resources , elearning glossaries , glossaries , learningcircuits , online learning glossaries , the BEST e-Learning Glossary Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/05/2010 e-Learning Glossaries Think about e-Learning.

Here are 6 Social Learning Platforms you can enable 'On-Demand'

The Learning Generalist

While it may not seem like much, it supports the really important features such as: Social networking; Blogs; Microblogging; Wikis; Shared Spreadsheets (ala Google Docs); and Groups/ Communities At the time I tried it, I remember signing up for a free network of upto 50 people (or something like that). Google Apps - The Next Giant? Just like that - at the click of a button. Ready?

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

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Google has integrated eSpeak, an open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, in its online translation service Google Translate. The move allow users of Google Translate to hear translations spoken out loud (text-to-speech) by clicking the speaker icon beside some translations. Come on guys are you serious! As of version 4.3, YAKiToMe !

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

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The project is hosted at Google Code. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: adobe connectnow , bigbluebutton , dimdim , free and open source tools , free e-learning , mikogo , online meetings , openmeetings , vyew , web conferencing , web-conferencing , webhuddle , webinars , yugma Reactions: 16comments: Meri said. What a useful overview, Christopher!!

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: 4freephotos , dreamstime , everystockphoto , free images , free stock photos , freepixels , morguefile , photoxpress , public domain photos , search engine for free photos , stock.xhng , sxc , turbophoto Reactions: 11comments: Sharon Harper said. To take a digital camera and take my own images wasnt an option.

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Free e-Learning books

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: free e-learning , free e-learning books , free e-learning digital books , free e-learning ebooks , free elearning books , free elearning digital books Reactions: 19comments: Carol said. Have you thought about teaching online but for some reason haven’t done it yet? Dunlap Protocols for Online Discussions Joanna C.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: bschlenker , c4lpt , cammybean , elearningcoach , elearningtyo , jenisecook , joaomattar , JudithELS , learninganorak , minutebio , pgsimoes , rjacquez , tomkuhlmann Reactions: 14comments: Gisele Brugger said. Hi Chris, thanks for those, really usefull :) I did a quick google search and found rjacquez's account on twitter: its @rjacquez thanks Graham Barnes November 29, 2010 7:19 AM Miriam said. During the last 2 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from this community of practice.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: alearning , e-learning curve , e-learning queen , elearning coach , making change , pinched head blog , rapid e-learning blog , tagoras , top 10 e-learning posts , top e-learning blog posts Reactions: 6comments: Connie Malamed said. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. The following list is in chronological order.

Facebook for e-Learning

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NewsRack A fully featured RSS reader that can be used as a standalone client with Google Readers. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: e-learning , eFront , eFront Enterprise , facebook for e-learning , Facebook integration plugin , free e-learning , mba courses on facebook , peerpong , quiz monster , surveyGizmo Reactions: 10comments: Christoforos Online said.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: corporate e-learning blogs , dave mozealous , e-learning blogs , e-learning posts , learning circuits , learning ecosystem , the most popular e-learning blogs , the most updated e-learning blogs Reactions: 21comments: Martin M-B said. encourage you to click on the links below and read the posts you find that match your interests and needs. By doing so, you will: Keep yourself up-to- date with the new software, technologies, and trends relative to corporate e-learning and e-learning in general. Learn from the experts!

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Tony Karrer

Otherwise you’ve been missing things like: Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010 Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 And even though I subscribe to most of the blogs that are part of eLearning Learning, I still use the Best Of to make sure I’ve not been missing really good content. As you probably know, eLearning Learning has been steadily growing and is now one of the top eLearning sites on the web. Of course, if you are reading this, that’s probably not you. eLearning Technology.

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: ADL , IMS , SCORM 2004 Reactions: 2comments: animsim said. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/08/2010 ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter eFront is an LMS commited to international standards. Thank you animsim!

The gradebook module

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: Modules Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! When combining the activities we can use different weights for different activities. Lets see a practical example. In the following picture you can see a typical grading setup.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: eFront , facebook , Offers , social media Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! Please contact the page administrators or drop an email at marketing@efrontlearning.net for getting your discount coupon. Posted by ???????? ?. ???????

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Is Google Analytics the next LMS? continued) - Sana Easy Bloggers , May 10, 2010 Last week we shared our visions on using Google services (such as Analytics) as an alternative to expensive LMS software. Google TV for Education - Learning and Technology , May 28, 2010 Earlier, Google showed their new Google TV solution. Some pundits dismissed it due to the fact that much of this technology exists, but I think that Google has a pretty good feel for timing. Is Google Analytics the next LMS? Using Google Analytics as an LMS , May 11, 2010.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: Courses , curriculum Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 6/01/2010 Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social E-Mail - Google Buzz. RSS Reader – Google Reader Bloglines. Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly.  Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Many of these are new, rather than repeats from a previous post. Social Bookmarking – Delicious -  spelled often as del.icio.us Virtual Worlds/Reality -  Second Life.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: Performance , Tips Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! However, any added functionality comes with an increased level of complexity as well; a complexity that can hide a function in favor of another. Are you a performance junky?

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

also like to make occasional visits to  Google Labs and  Adobe Labs to "keep up" with the tech tools they are working on and to test drive any beta versions available. When Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter.

e-Learning Acupuncture: TeacherTube!

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 9:20 AM Reactions: Labels: video 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Keep going.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Does Web 2.0 mean anything to you or your students?

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 8:43 AM Reactions: Labels: video , web 2.0 skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Thursday, February 15, 2007 Does Web 2.0 mean anything to you or your students? Its a powerful video.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Plan to Learn: Case Studies in eLearning Project Management

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 9:24 AM Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Definitely worth a look!

e-Learning Acupuncture: Putting the microscope on Flickr

eLearning Acupuncture

Some were creative and used Google to surf some online histology sites at other institutions. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 12:34 PM Reactions: Labels: Flickr , histology , microscopy 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. The course was basically divided into 3 parts: 1.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 10:19 AM Reactions: Labels: conference , online 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Carnegie-Mellon Shares Its Stuff!

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 7:57 AM Reactions: Labels: animation , biology , content , simulation 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. colleague of mine (merci Louise!) just brought another website to my attention. Interactive Animations. Simulation Labs. Supplements. Enjoy!

e-Learning Acupuncture: Free Images Databases (sorta!)

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 6:47 AM Reactions: Labels: databases , image 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Rewards and Challenges of Blogging

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 11:28 AM Reactions: Labels: blogs 1 comments: Anonymoussaid. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Monday, January 22, 2007 Rewards and Challenges of Blogging Scott McLeod has just released the results of his recent survey of Edubloggers. Check out the short Flash-based presentation for a summary of the results. Kudos to Scott. Add Post To: Email This BlogThis! Is everything ok.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Q: Does group collaboration online work?

eLearning Acupuncture

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Posted by Eric at 2:47 PM Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Tremblay, M.Ed. Assess. & Res.