Trending Sources

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology , July 28, 2006 Scuttle – an open source social bookmarking tool Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools - eLearning Technology , May 21, 2008 Web 2.0 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. Here’s some of what I pulled out.

Ambiguity and Emergence

ID Reflections

Should we cower in fear and scuttle into our shells, or venture forth courageously wearing the hat of a curious explorer? Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity! Sigmund Freud Ambiguity leads to emergence! This fleeting thought crossed my mind in the middle of a busy day with enough clarity and suddenness to make me pause mid-stream. And here is the unfolding of that thought stream.

Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools

Tony Karrer

IBM Lotus Connections Scuttle – Open Source WSSsearch - SharePoint add-on Any others? I was just asked on twitter about use social bookmarking tools that work behind the firewall. I thought I had blogged about this before, but I'm not finding the post. Here are the social bookmarking tools that I commonly cite in presentations: BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam del.irio.us - perl based, very similar to del.icio.us Good comparisons of these? I originally included: Jive Software - because I thought they had it, but it appears they don't

eLearning Host List February

Tony Karrer

Blogging in a Walled Garden Sacred Training Cows What is Informal Learning Design elements - a graphics style manual Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Why Doing Things Half Right Gives You the Best Results Pedagogy – MoodleDocs How to Find the Right Wiki for Your Project or Organization Hot Keywords During February - Social Media Business Conversation Twitter MindTouch Scuttle CourseMill Tools Sample Pinnacle Adobe TechSmith Atlassian Apple eLearning Technology. You can find a bit more on this capability in the post Hot List.

Reducing Costs in Precarious Times

eLearning Weekly

Specifically, we are using WordPress , MediaWiki , and Scuttle. It’s no secret that we need to do more with less at work, given the financial mess the world is in. I’ve recently taken several steps at work to reduce costs and improve the effectiveness of our department’s offerings, and I thought it would be a good topic to discuss this week. Below are a few of my ideas. Please chime in with your ideas by adding a comment. Ideas for Reducing Costs. Go to fewer conferences (or none at all). I may try to make it to DevLearn later in the year depending on how things go.