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The changing Web

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The web is constantly changing. 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. Doing this, they tend to engage more deeply with learning, and find themselves collaborating more and learning from each other, as a result of using Web 2.0

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#40years of educational technology: Social media

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Around the turn of the century we all began to be aware of a surge in the use of the Web for creating content. They are vital components of the web, and social media are important for education - because learning is essentially social and personal. 40years blogging education FaceBook folksonomies learning social media tagging Technology TwitterUnported License.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

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Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students. blogs disruptive innovation education higher education learning social web Technology the future of education VLE wikis

Semantic technologies and learning

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This is nicely facilitated by Social Web technologies (e.g. Traditionally, the Semantic Web is associated with semantic technologies (Gaevi, Jovanovi, & Devedi, 2007 ). Ontologies, as the backbone of the Semantic Web defining formally and explicitly represented shared domain conceptualization, are the main way for representing and sharing metadata. techniques (e.g. Laskri.

The architecture of learning

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One of the characteristics of Web 2.0, As far as Tim O'Reilly is concerned, Web 2.0 This facet was explained very clearly in Michael Wesch's excellent video Web 2.0. The Machine is Us/ing Us , which shows how web tools work better the more people use them. Social tagging for example, is becomes increasingly stronger as people populate it with content and links.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Ranking, tagging, top stories Tags link back to the tagger's BluePages profile IBM owns more than 50 islands in Second Life. Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Use a Wiki instead of other approaches to creating web pages (only edited by ID/writers initially). Web 2.0 Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. Applications in Learning. Provide the content. as I expected.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

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My two keynotes were conceived, written and presented over a decade ago in 2000, at a time when the Web was still in its infancy. I was certainly speaking for a time before the advent of what is now referred to as Web 2.0 or the ‘social web’. As my starting point I want to examine the phenomenon that is Web 2.0 The Changing Web (2.0) So what exactly is Web 2.0 ?

The future is the Web

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These include touch screen technologies (iPhone, Touchtables, etc), augmented reality (AR) devices (6th Sense, Layar etc) and other emerging technologies such as QR tagging, GPS and wearable computers. I'm going to use Web 2.0 (and and the emergence of Web 3.0) At least most of us will know what I mean by Web 2.0 (the The future is digital, and the future is the Web.

The tribal web

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When observed in its entirety however, the trails of evidence emerging on the Web can readily support the notion of the virtual clan. The evidence for clannish behaviour online is abundant too, as seen in the creation of specific cultural artefacts that identify distinct web user groupings. Delicious, Digg). Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Web 2.0 Learning

Tony Karrer

I've read a bit from ( here , here , and here ) about Jet Blue's use of web 2.0 / social media tools to communicate between their staff of learning professionals. The Awareness platform includes tools such as blogs, wikis and social bookmarking / tagging. This is another great example of eLearning 2.0. Something I talk about all the time

Everyone has one

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As they gain more knowledge of their subject, broaden their personal learning networks and gain access to more content, so they modify their PLE to accommodate all the necessary storage, tagging and co-creation of content that ensues. In other words, do they have the ability to use the loose aggregation of Web 2.0 Personal Learning Environment PLE Web 2.0 It's quite simple.

Making Connections: Trends in Social Learning

Obsidian Learning

Web 3.0 The “Web 2.0″ As described by Bryan Alexander (2006), Web 2.0 But a new buzzword is just around the corner: Web 3.0. In “Web 3.0,” microcontent is tagged (that is, marked with metadata that describes the nature of the information). Tagging allows precise searching for information. With Web 3.0, Web 2.0: 2006).

Content creation

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Without organisation and tagging (the use of key descriptive words) such content is not searchable. In my next blog post in this series on digital literacies, I will explore this facet of the social web in more detail. video Personal Learning Environment blog PLE tagging content creation wiki podcast digital literacyUnported License.

Digital literacy 6: Organising and sharing content

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The very act of creating content, whether it is a video, blogpost or podcast, is often with the intention that it will be shared in some way, usually on the web. Now we have the social web, there are more ways than ever to make your content available to a vast audience. But how do you share in such a way that makes it visible to the web? Tagging content is a bit of an art.

Web feats 6: Photosharing

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The great thing about these Web 2.0 I have seen some very interesting uses including one where a biology teacher used the tagging facility on Flickr to teach human anatomy. There was a time when you had to sit down people down, plonk an album in their lap and make them sit there for a while, to share your holiday snaps or photos of your sister's wedding. How do teachers use Flickr?

Skills for Learning 2.0

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This shift seems to run parallel to the development of the web over the last decade, and resonates with many who observe 21st century, digitally mediated learning in all its forms. I have been thinking and writing about ' Learning 2.0 ' for some time now. This is the argument that there has been a paradigm shift in the way students learn - from 1.0 This is no longer the case.

Personalize Learning by Leveraging Geolocation In Mobiles – The Pokemon Way

CommLab India

You know the sensation ‘Pokémon Go’ created using Geolocation and Time tagging. It’s not an impossible thing; you just need to have a mobile learning app with geolocation tagging. If you develop a web-based mobile application for their learning, you can customize the training content as per their search and browsing preferences. Let’s check how!

Business issues and the social web

Janet Clarey

I traveled to Buffalo, New York (yes, on purpose ; ) last Friday to speak at the ASTD Niagara Chapter meeting about learning in the workplace through the social web. I came away with this: A business can not control the social web because employees are already using the very tools their employer wants to control. The social web is not private. Don’t say “social.&#

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

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Make no mistake, today blended learning goes beyond merely tagging on a movie or performing a Web Quest on the internet. Blended learning is not new to training. Remember the days when you looked forward to field trips to the planetarium, hovering over a formaldehyde preserved frog with your lab team, or seeing the movie version of Lord of the Rings on a Friday afternoon? WIIFM?

Blogging as literacy

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The advent of the social web has given people everywhere a virtually limitless new territory to discover and explore. Knowledge about tagging, RSS feeds, trackback and other blogging features will enhance the presence of the blogger online. Content too is being prodigiously generated, remixed, organised and shared on an unprecedented scale. Unported License.

Changing the learning landscape

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I''m looking forward to participating, and hope to learn much, because the blurb from the flyer promises much: Social media turns the traditional static web into a participatory and collaborative experience. Content is king'' was an aphorism that Bill Gates used to describe the capability of the web to deliver knowledge in a democratic and open manner. Unported License.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

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Used Ektron ( ) a content management system – which allowed search, tagging, RSS, links, blogs, polls, surveys. Traditional one way web pages weren’t enough. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I 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. In Brandon Hall’s research, haven’t talked to a single LMS vendor who is NOT adding these tools. Jane Bozarth!

A comparison between LMS and CMS


As for CMS products, those are divided into Enterprise and Web oriented offerings. As for Web oriented content management systems, these organize their content as “Websites”, “Pages”, “Posts”, “Categories” and so on. A Web CMS, on the other hand, is perfect for creating and managing a website. Sound quite similar? Conclusion.

Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

Good is a well-known author, speaker, and independent web publisher ( who focuses on new and effective ways to communicate, market, design, and learn with the help of digital online technologies. “Merely tagging an article does not create knowledge,” says Jarche. The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it.

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Why I don't like Twitter

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For Ignite Bristol, where venues allow we throw up a twitter wall so that anyone tagging with our #ignbrzl hashtag can see their contribution to the debate, albeit after about 20 minutes wait, in the interval. web conferencing thoughts learning theory social learning twitter events BETTrLet me start by making one thing really clear. I like Twitter very much. I find it very useful and it has probably become my number one personal learning tool over the last year*. Perhaps this is because there are lots more conferences in the learning tech arena, perhaps not. And it works okay.

Watching the paint dry

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Watching the paint dry' is usually a euphemism for boredom - but on this occasion, I found it truly rivetting to watch them explore Web 2.0 I also touched on social tagging and the theory behind it - the use of Delicious tagging was a particularly popular part of the session. In future sessions we will examine a number of other Web 2.0 tools.

Don’t be Complacent and Content

Clark Quinn

And, the initial investment to start focusing on content more technically is a step along the path to start moving from web 2.0 to web 3.0; This is really only possible in a scalable way if you get your arms around paying tighter attention to defining content: tagging, mapping, and more. Yesterday I attend SDL’s DITAFest. Let me put this a bit in context. Like eLearning.

#ICELW Opening Keynote with Steve Wheeler @timbuckteeth "The Future is Mobile…Social…Personal"

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In 1999, we said the future is the Web. Sir Tim Berners Lee, on the web “ this is for everyone”… What’s the next disruptive technology? Learners create their own content map through tools, sharing, collab, tagging, voting, networking, user generated content. gestural) > Interface Smart Mobiel Technology > Tools Collaborative Intelligent Filtering Web 1.0 The Web Web 2.0 The Social Web Web 3.0 Semantic Web Web 4.0 Things that are connecting to the web that aren’t computers – toilets, refrigerators, heating systems.

Wham, Slam, thank you m'ams

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I thought Josie Fraser , Helen Keegan and Frances Bell caught the mood of the ALT-C conference today with their excellent workshop this morning entitled: 'Web 2.0 That's me pictured with Helen doing a Web 2.0 Slam on social tagging using bits of crumpled up paper. Josie Fraser Slam Helen Keegan social tagging Frances Bell Web 2.0Slam'. yes it really was that mad).

#astdTK12: Instructional Design for a Semantic Web

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Summary: Reuben Tozman introduced the non-technical instructional designer to the principles of the semantic web and presented general areas of interest where instructional designers can begin learning new design skills. Reuben Tozman led a very thought-provoking session on how instructional design should change to integrate more effectively with the coming “semantic” web.

Dead personal

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Since I posted the ' Two fingered salute ' earlier this week several people have asked me what I meant by 'personal web'. The report goes on to define personal webs as self created and consisting of online tools that suit each individual's unique preferences, styles and needs. For those who don't, the institutional VLE (or perhaps no web based use at all) is an option.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

Semantic – while most of the features Upside2Go offers are in the realm of Web 2.0 services, we see that there is scope for slowly bringing in Web 3.0 By that I mean the inclusion of very basic semantic web technologies. On the other hand, it’s important to understand that cataloging/tagging content/users on the systems requires a different set of tools. technologies.

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

These trends are precursors to some very interesting nascent capabilities, essentially web 3.0: I’ve talked before about web 3.0, and what it takes is fine granularity and deep tagging of content, and some rules about what to present when. For the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends. Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. system-generated content. mobile). mobile social strategy technology

Five tools for global educators

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I regularly present live (synchronous) webinars or web seminars, and other teaching sessions from my home office, or from a hotel room, and conceivably just about anywhere else there is connectivity to the internet. The comments boxes below each post support dialogue, and the tagging feature on most blogs enables easier search for content. Unported License.