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Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked on twitter about use social bookmarking tools that work behind the firewall. 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 IBM Lotus Connections Scuttle – Open Source WSSsearch - SharePoint add-on Any others? thought I had blogged about this before, but I'm not finding the post. Good comparisons of these? originally included: Jive Software - because I thought they had it, but it appears they don't

Social Bookmarking for Link Sharing

Tony Karrer

On TrDev, we've been discussing the sharing of links via forum posts vs. social bookmarking tools such as del.icio.us. I've discussed this before: Social Bookmarking Tricks for Group Learning Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 She lets folks know to use the del.icio.us tag "2ndWave" and then you can look at the list of links that she and others have collected. With del.icio.us (and better yet Yahoo MyWeb), you can go back and find them later. Tools But it might be worth looking at how Nancy White has been doing this. Why is that important?

TCC08: Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice

Experiencing eLearning

Using a Social Bookmark Site to Assist in Diffusion of Online Information to Support Professional Practices. Uses social bookmarking so can find what he needs. Tagging with social bookmarking can help peers & colleagues find information more easily. Social Bookmarking Sites. Del.icio.us: most popular, emphasis is on community. Reddit: news article bookmarking like Digg. Simpy: can track others’ bookmarks by creating topics. Spurl: Bookmarking & search engine, like Furl. Professor #1. Professor #2.

An Aha Moment - del.icio.us as Indicator of Valuable Content - Importantly My Content

Tony Karrer

I saw a post by Ray Sims that quoted Bill Ives writing: Putting my blog posts into del.icio.us also allows me to see who else tagged these posts to determine the ones that others found useful enough to tag in del.icio.us. went back to my post: Activity in Last Six Months to see what Page Views, Time on the Page, Number of Comments and number of del.icio.us Bookmarks might tell me about my top ten posts (counted by page view). Page Views Time Comments Bookmarks Blog Home Page 10,584 0:02:40 NA 100 1. del.icio.us bookmarks. What is eLearning 2.0?

Web feats 1: Social bookmarking

Learning with e's

There are many social web tools that I have adopted into my every day practice. Over the next few days I want to list my top social web tools (my Web feats) - the ones I probably couldn't do without. Here's the first in the series: Social Bookmarking. You can choose to visit these websites, bookmark them, tag them and even connect with the other user.

Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS

Vignettes Learning

The topics on Social Networking and Learning 2.0 Tony Karrer spotted Commoncraft's interesting presentations. find the snippets from Commoncraft very illustrative of the "3-Minute e-Learning" application points. They are short and wacky but effective. I am sure it is low budgeted as well. are good resources on the basics.

Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS

Tony Karrer

Social Bookmarking Social Networking Wikis RSSAs background for an upcoming presentation, I wanted to create a page that provides background resources that explain various eLearning 2.0 tools. immediately thought of the Common Craft videos. I've embedded them below. Are there other good introductory resources? How about for blogs?

K-12 Blogging, Wiki and Social Bookmarking Resources

Tony Karrer

Someone who attended my session asked about free resources to use in K-12 settings. I'm really not familiar with this space. Can anyone point her in the right direction

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

SOCIAL TOOLS. Social & Collaboration Spaces. Public Social Networks. Curation & Social Bookmarking Tools. Social learningLooking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my  Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools  in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so  here. What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s  Top Tools for Learning  survey. Please share your own.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Diigo is my social bookmarking option. Diigo automatically generates my ID and e-Learning bookmarks posts. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. haven’t done my list in a few years, but you can see my past lists from 2011 ,  2009 , 2008 , and 2007. Personal Learning.

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

Social Networking, the “Third Place,” and the Evolution of Communication. Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice. Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning. Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking. These posts go back to 2007, so some of the content and references are dated. World. Learning 2.0

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

10 online tools in the backpack of every trainer and facilitator Twitter - microblogging Diigo - or any other social bookmarking service LinkedIn - for networking and groups Padlet - a brainstorm wall Youtube - search and make your own channel/playlists Yammer - and other smart tools to create private conversation groups Screencast-o-matic - and other screencasting tools Bigmarker - webinar tool for free Google - and Google plus Ning - or another paid online platform/LMS Do you know and work with the tools mentioned? An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious.

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Social Bookmarking behind the Firewall

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Instead of having a closed committee of “experts&# sitting in a room deciding how to organize the information you rcv, YOU, and communities of practice you belong too, decide, tag, and bookmark. Techcrunch introduced me to Connectbeam. Connectbeam is just another company convinced that the activities of this new web generation will be a productive part of how we do business. It’s another tool that democratizes the web. It’s another shot at the white collar revolution. Bye-bye evil gatekeepers! Don’t let the door hit you on the way out

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. Much of this happens on social streams on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or any number of other media where we connect with our PLNs, so it’s important to develop effective social media practices. Our connections  are certainly part of the solution.

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Social Learning

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L).  That being said, I believe Jane’s first misstep occurs when she uses the term Social Learning (big S, big L).  Social media can be an accelerant for social learning, both in formal and informal settings. 

Mmmmmmm, delicious

Spark Your Interest

I have used the social bookmarking service delicious on a fairly superficial level up to now, I would say. . I was interested in how I could share my links and when I was a manager of 12 trainers/instructional designers, the benefits of a pooled set of favourites/bookmarks, tagged and annotated made me salivate.  I realize now that this is really level one use, a group uploading their faves to the same place, mainly an efficiency savings and an access winner. . I’m no longer a manager with employees, I’m an independent.  How do you choose? 

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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2011

Experiencing eLearning

Diigo is my social bookmarking option. also back up bookmarks to Delicious, but especially after the disastrous transition to AVOS (a third of my bookmarks didn’t survive the migration), I’m so glad I don’t rely on Delicious as a primary tool. Diigo’s highlighting option has always differentiated it from Delicious for me, and my weekly bookmarks posts are automatically generated by Diigo. This is the fifth year that Jane Hart has been collecting lists of top tools for learning. have contributed my lists in 2007 , 2008 , and 2009.

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Social bookmarking sites like ‘Digg’ can filter through the excess or monitored sites like ‘Wikepedia’ can be a suitable, yet not always reliable, source of information. Blog e-Learning New Ideas Informal learning Learning in workplace Modern Learning On-demand learning Social Learning Learning at the workplace is a continuous process. Content collated from the Internet.

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

At this point, I also "serendipitous-ly" stumbled upon a couple of conversations recently that touched upon lurking (this is why I love social media). Lurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days. This is also proved by the fact that many of the groups on this platform have membership of ~300 but obviously not everyone is a Contributing User.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

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. 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.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

In a previous article , I provided the following examples of potential information sources that the learner could incorporate into their personal learning network: Social bookmarks. Social and professional networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Instructivism is dead. Gone are the days of an authoritarian teacher transmitting pre-defined information to passive students. In the 1990s, constructivism heralded a new dawn in instructional design, turbo-charged by the rise of Web 2.0. Fast forward to today and connectivism is all the rage. Slippery slope. The real world.

eLearning Learning August Top Posts

Experiencing eLearning

These top posts are selected based on various social signals like tweets, social bookmarks, etc. Questioning social media. The eLearning Learning site got a major upgrade a few weeks ago, with a new design that has more of a magazine feel and shows more images. know many of my readers are new to the field of e-learning, or hoping to transition. Blogging e-Learning

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So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think! One of the observations I have with regards to the use of social media is that some people just love delicious , the social bookmarking service, and others don't bother at all after you show them. The same with blogging.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

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. The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house.

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Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Everyone and Social Signals The second very important group is Everyone. We don't divulge all the details of how this works, but basically we are looking for social signals that indicate that someone thinks this content is good stuff. I've discussed some details of this in Social Filtering. We will definitely get more social signals over time. Human tagging? Automated?

Build a powerful PLN

Learning with e's

They may be people you meet on a daily basis, but more often than not in the digital age, many PLNs are comprised of people we interact with on social networking sites. Well, there is a growing range of useful social media tools you can use to track down what you need. One click enables you to subscribe to the feeds and bookmark collections of these people. Unported License.

Web 2.0 Tool - Great Collaboration Example

Tony Karrer

tools as part of information sharing: AARF has built interfaces to the bookmarking site del.icio.us , the photo sharing site Flickr , and Digg , a site where members vote on the importance of news stories. AARF employees have learned to add the tag 'AARF' when they come across a web page (using del.icio.us), a photo (Flickr), or a news story (Digg) that they think will be of interest to their colleagues. It's also free; these interfaces with del.icio.us, Flickr, and Digg require no fees and no permissions. All three use tags, or something close. Intranet.

Connectivism and the modern learner

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider the following: Create a social bookmarking account to share useful websites. Use Twitter and Facebook to foster social/professional networking. Recently, I read a blog article about connectivism by Debora Gallo. Soon after, I attended a presentation about m-learning by Jan Herrington, in which she too mentioned connectivism. Theoretical foundations. Moving on.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Yesterday's post can be found at this link.

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Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Show me what others are interested in, as with social bookmarks like Diigo and Delicious. link to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share, members of your network. Bookmarks – to facilitate searching for links to information, discover what sources other people are following, locate experts. Peeragogy walks its talk.

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