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Blogging in a Walled Garden

Experiencing eLearning

One of the features of Sakai that our team was looking for in a new LMS is a blogging tool. However, it does give us the option of blogging within the system. We’re still using those tools for some courses, depending on the content and activities, but we’re starting to integrate this internal blog into our activities. Blog Conversations. Usability.

eLearning2.0 from the Read/Write Web blog

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I'm a little late to pointing at this post from the Read/Write Web blog but better late than never on some things. It's a 2 part blog post so we'll wait for part II I love it when those outside of the training/learning field bring their perspective to the Learning2.0 conversation.

Resistance is futile

Learning with e's

The same can be said for the participative Web. Blogging has evolved into a very expressive form of writing, and clearly exploits the immediacy of social interaction that was unknown before social media. Blogging is disruptive in that it changes the way we construct and present our ideas, and the way we interact with our readership. I'm also intrigued by resistance to change.

A comparison between LMS and CMS

TalentLMS

First, some examples so you know what we’re talking about: “ TalentLMS “, the product whose blog you’re reading, is a good, nay great, example of an LMS. As for CMS products, those are divided into Enterprise and Web oriented offerings. A Web CMS, on the other hand, is perfect for creating and managing a website. Sound quite similar? Conclusion.

RSS Primer from the Read/Write Web

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So, it was wonderful luck to find a great post from Alex Iskold on the Read/Write Web blog called The Future of RSS. "In One of my 3 sessions at the upcoming eLearning Guild Conference in Boston is about RSS and eLearning. In short, because of RSS ubiquity it is now a very attractive delivery medium for all kinds of content. However because the basic format is simple and primitive, there is no way to encode semantics without building an extension. So in this post, we look at RSS today and ask if RSS is evolving into a tool for delivering complex, semantically rich information."

Do We Still Know Our Audience?

eLearning Weekly

They do much of their phoning for free over the Web. The Web has always existed. The class of 2012 may not be the first to habitually seek much of its information from Web blogs, Wikis, Google, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. But it does remind us that: New electronic channels and Web media are opening every year for our products, services, and promotional information. This article is a guest post by Steve Pena, Instructional Designer and Implementation Consultant, SyberWorks, Inc. Thanks, Steve! We’re all fond of saying “Know your audience.&#

Convergence Learning

The Learning Circuits

People are social creatures, thus many of them look forward to the social aspects that a well prepared class can provide, yet once they leave the classroom, technologies such as the web, blogs, discussion groups, mobile phones, and email allows them to connect not only with the people they met in class, but also with others who share the same interests. The ego falls away. Time flies.