Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
APIs are useful for extending the data or functionalities of one application and create other applications or mashups. There are a number of highly popular mashups available on the Internet today, including ones that cater to learning and education. In addition, it offers lot more features opening up the door to a whole lot of possibilities that make learning professionals excited.
iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning
MARCH 25, 2010
Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Of course not! Learn more about Dawn here. and CSS
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins
JUNE 3, 2007
» June 03, 2007 Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins Sam Adkins at Ambient Insight passed along a link to a post on the Social Strategist that I just reading through now but which does a compare and contrast between some of the emerging tools for creating mash-ups. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer. Main | When did McDs stop giving a crap? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us
APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning
JULY 30, 2010
An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Google. Mashups. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. Mashups Possibilities. Uses Google Docs.
Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth
JANUARY 2, 2014
According to CIO.com , “The new cornucopia of public and private data is providing a new opportunity to mash up multiple big data sets to gain new insights beyond what a single big data set allows. Is this something that provides value but takes up more of your time than it should? Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks. 1) Big Data. 2) Data Trends.
Incredibly Cool! Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development
NOVEMBER 3, 2006
where we had speakers from IBM, Google, Microsoft, Sony and others talking about what it really means (especially for corporations). One of the most interesting things was the Enterprise Mashup demonstration by Rod Smith at IBM. Now go look at the Google Gadgets which work on Any Web Page. Now go visit my previous article: Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups. Last week I moderated an event on Web 2.0 He basically showed how a business-user would be able to wire together an application. What's this got to do with eLearning?
E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
Oh, there is also API (Application Program Interface) and Mashups (two more APIs – great example – Google Maps whereas they show restaurants, businesses, etc.). Then a wrap-up review of WOLC, the following week. As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans. Gamification and Gaming. Gamification among other things involves gaming elements. Remember those two words – gaming elements.
Understanding Web 2.0
AUGUST 16, 2009
Wikipedia has a write up on Web 2.0 The ideas that make up Web 2.0 are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. A web mashup is the second concept in what makes up Web 2.0. Web mashups make sharing information easier by allowing web technologies to comunicate with each other through web services and other technologies. One example of this is Woozer which combines Google Maps and Weather.com technologies to give 10 day forecasts from all over the world. Mashup Blog Web 2.0 product. has on e-Learning ?
AUGUST 3, 2012
Examples include: A lesson of the week on the back of the toilet door (as done at Google). Catching up on what my Twitter network are sharing, whilst waiting for a train. Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader whilst eating lunch. Looking up the best way to buy a rail ticket from the UK to Germany. It doesn’t exist. Industry Talk
Semantic technologies and learning
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 5, 2011
Spector ( 2009 ) of Google Inc. collaborative tagging, social networking, mash-ups, and wikis), lightweight representation of semantics and metadata is used in the form of folksonomies, user comments, and ratings. The January special issue of Interactive Learning Environments is out right now. Yet, students are also content creators. Due to the intensive use of Web 2.0 Laskri.
E-Learning Early Indicators
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Funny, thing about those vendors, either their entire consumer base rose up and screamed we want tablets, or perhaps – and I know – it never happens in any industry – just perhaps, they looked again and said, “I see money in those tablets. Vendors are adding more “comments and voting i.e. yes or no or thumbs up/thumbs down features. Real Time collaborative tools, such as integration with Google Docs or desktop sharing, slowly starting to appear. Towards the latter part of last year, we started to hear how the LMSs were near death. Tablets?
Learning spaces and places
Learning with e's
APRIL 19, 2010
I began to discuss this in a paper I published last year in Future Internet entitled Learning Space Mashups. 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.
Product Review: Saba Social
AUGUST 12, 2011
No Skype nor Google+ icons and thus direct connections to, under your profile (although I understand with Google+ because it is so new). No Google voice nor any news aggregators such as Google Reader, etc. Extensive API and Mashup directors for you to pick and choose from. I admit that in general I have been underwhelmed in the past with Saba. I was surprised.
danah boyd on teens and 21st century work
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
danah spells her name in lower case, but everything else about her is upper case: Master’s in Sociable Media with Judith Donath at the MIT Media Lab , PhD at UC Berkeley School of Information advised by Peter Lyman and Mimi Ito , fellow at the Annenberg Center for Communication , fellow at the Berkman Center at Harvard, work at Yahoo, Intel, Google, and now Microsoft. Organizations.
What Can You Expect in 2013?
JANUARY 10, 2013
According to a December 2011 issue of Business Insider, the mobile apps analytics firm Distimo said many popular apps were games such as Angry Birds, social networking such as Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and other content such as Google Maps and iBooks. According to a 2011 Forrester Research report, “Informal Learning Garners Acceptance as a Legitimate Learning Approach,” 76 million millennials will make up 47 percent of the 2014 workforce and will soon become middle managers. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. It is also popular.
E-Learning without Borders
SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
Go onto any social media site: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Quora or any of the thousands of sites, and you will see people engaging with total strangers. Now before you argue about “security or “privacy , you can create (even now using mashups or some APIs) the ability to lock down or block certain areas. Pods which were off the hub included a bookstore, library, event center, courses (to sign up and take), chat rooms and other items. Greetings from Moscow. We often tell our employees, customers and ourselves, that e-learning is learning without borders.
Noughties. but nice
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 28, 2009
iPods and Podcasts: The Touch, the Nano, the Shuffle, the Classic, you name it, versions of the iPod popped up and grabbed our attention in the noughties. If you want to know a fact you Google it, but if you want to see a clip, you YouTube it. Tags: Nintendo DS MySpace YouTube iPod Touch PLE Nintendo Wii Twitter Ringtones podcast Google FaceBook Bebo Clever.
Launching a Web Collaboration Platform? Here’s How to Get Past the Naysayers
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
But this is 2011, and a trickle-up strategy was working. GLEAN, a Google Apps mashup using Yammer , Voice Thread , Elluminate , and other tools, became a reality soon after the IT head saw a similar network in action at another university. People are bring their own tools to work because our organizations are not keeping up. Gautsch identified two main needs.
LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga
JANUARY 9, 2009
Publisher further fosters learner social interactions through a variety of social media within the courses themselves; authors can embed course-specific blogs, comment and ratings capabilities, and even YouTube videos and Google Mashups. Social learning, on the other hand, empowers organization from the bottom-up through transparency, trust, and self-direction. It’s Friday yay! That means it’s time to feature another LMS that kicks ass! Mzinga is the result of a merger between KnowledgePlanet and Shared Insights at the end of 2007. Thanks Dave! You guys rock! *.
2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning
DECEMBER 5, 2011
A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. Under this mobile learning misrepresentation, I can tell you that nearly every system out there – can make this argument – because if you can open up Safari and go to the vendor’s web site and then into your SaaS based LMS – then guess what? It shows up in your browser. Accepts APIs and Mashups.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Diggspose: New Visualization of Digg stories
MAY 30, 2007
Main | Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist » May 30, 2007 Diggspose: New Visualization of Digg stories So here is a story on Webware about a mashup between yourminis and digg - the result of which is a number of new ways to visually represent the stories on digg. Just to clarify, the mashup is a combination of Digg and Snap.com, and is not associated with netvibes, nor yourminis (the company I work for). e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « So here I sit, technically in-between jobs. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us
Five Myths of Social Learning
DECEMBER 3, 2009
Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite. The Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform has an interesting approach here – by providing an API so that Common Cartridge content hosted on the LMS can easily be “mashed-up with blogs, wikis, social networking sites and so on. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. According to a McKinsey executive survey , a whopping 71% of enterprises are using Web 2.0 tools for training purposes and this figure is rising fast.
Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends
DECEMBER 15, 2010
Mashups, Google charts. Embed features such as Widgets, Mashups – that people can find on the web or create themselves or that you offer, or that other end users can create and an exchange for people to share – exchanges in 2011 are going to grow in all e-learning spaces. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began. In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. Some acquisitions, some goodbyes, but overall very strong.
Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning
APRIL 29, 2010
Social E-Mail - Google Buzz. RSS Reader – Google Reader Bloglines. Open Source/Mashups - APis, open source – while open source and APIs are not social media, they will enable multi-faceted social media features and capabilities. Actually, in some circles, mashups are considered a form of social media. 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. Events – Meetup.
DevLearn 2009 – Day 2 Recap
NOVEMBER 13, 2009
Session 613: Mobile Gaming Models – A Google Case Study and More! Julie Clow (from Google) was unable to co-present. Google Leadership Game. Google worked with David Metcalf to create a leadership training program that was a mash-up with 7-8 Google tools: Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, Google Talk, etc. Google used David’s MovingKnowledge engine , which provided a game engine, leader boards, curriculum tracking, and reporting. Day 2 of DevLearn kicked off with a keynote from Eric Zimmerman on Serious Game Design.
The Business Web
JULY 12, 2006
Ozzie had made his views widely known in his October 28, 2005 memo called, "Services Disruption,Ã¢â‚¬Â where he stated the future would be dominated not by software like that made by Microsoft, but by services offered by companies like Google and salesforce.com who were changing the software game forever by delivering a new paradigm. Simultaneously, companies like Google and Yahoo have announced their intention to compete against Microsoft Exchange by offering a version of their consumer email services repurposed for business. Ozzie was right. The world has changed.
Activity in Last Six Months
FEBRUARY 21, 2007
Better Questions for Learning Professionals Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Clark Aldrich - "Second Life is not a teaching tool" Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides The referral sources showed that almost half of my traffic comes via various search engines rather than from RSS readers or from links on other blogs. Google Analytics shows that I've had 3,000 unique visitors who have visited 10 or more times over the past six months. What is eLearning 2.0?
How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)
JANUARY 26, 2010
For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. Prototype demos: using online chat , a Youtube & Google Maps mashup , and incorporating Twitter discussion in your course. It’s hard to keep up with all of that.
Top eLearning Posts
NOVEMBER 26, 2007
I first took what I was getting from Google Analytics to see what was viewed over the past six months (approximately 125,000 page views in total). Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Given the nomination , I'm not sure how much new traffic will come to check out this blog, but I know that it's always hard to come to a blog and get a sense of what the person talks about. This is the reason I created the First Time Visitor's Guide. However, it's been a while since I last updated this page. Based on my Aha Moment - del.icio.us
AUGUST 26, 2008
Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. Thatâ€™s how we use Google and corporate wikis and instant messenger. Jay tells us the early definition of Performance Support was: Performance Support empowered novice employees to get up to speed rapidly, to perform with a minimum of outside coaching or training, and to do the job as well or even better than experienced workers. I've been a long-time believer in EPSS and ePerformance. This is an interesting take. really gets you performance support.
Social e?learning authoring system
Take an e-Learning Break
FEBRUARY 23, 2009
Easily embed mashup widgets, such as YouTube videos, Google Charts, and others. I'm checking out a social e?learning learning authoring system that allows you to to create and deliver interactive e?learning learning 2.0 content with embedded social media. Composica 4.0 empowers authors to take full advantage of social media tools to create a learning community around each course. Add blogs to courses, either completely open to the public where anyone can post, or moderated. Add the ability to comment on anything in the course, with or without comment approval. Check it out: [lin
JANUARY 11, 2009
An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. Last week, Google, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo!, Related: ReadWriteWeb: Google, Facebook, MySpace and More Meet to Talk Activity Streams. Wikipedia: nothing up yetTumblr operates similarly although it does a better job displaying photos and is a bit more spartan. Microformats wiki.
eLearning Observations, Codeyear and Web Tools
JANUARY 13, 2012
Well not surprisingly we decided to schedule a further, more by way of a heads up session, where I took the opportunity to show where and how observers could capture eLearning activities and participation, along with some examples of good practice from trials that I had run in the past. Si I recommend giving this one a try, though at the present time you will require either Firefox or Google Chrome browsers to run the service. As part of Learning and Teaching QA, observations by the quality team are carried out at regular intervals. Worth a look The next was Vuvox.
eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts
JANUARY 27, 2010
AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=58772167&rKey=9ac6286700094e6f Thought I’d do a quick post with some random follow-up thoughts: Skim Long Posts I asked at the start of the online session how many people had read my post that basically was very similar content. People end up staying home to be able to attend virtual events. But the pain point for companies and for CLOs is responding to the pace and living up to the commitment that they are going to do more with less. Google Wave as a Mashup? Can I easily mash it with a course? will be the real win.