2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

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"Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

This article investigates the use of social software applications in digital library environments. It examines the use of blogging software as an interface to digital library content stored in a separate repository. ( LINK ).

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

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Hot tools, hot topics

Learning with e's

tools and social media’, this was the last parallel paper session before the final plenary event at EDEN – day 3. Social software tools are overwhelming in number and scope, but applications are becoming friendlier and can be used to build communities.

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Punk it up

Learning with e's

I'm getting ready for the 310 mile drive up to Leeds tomorrow to participate in ALT-C 2008. Just about anything a VLE can do, social software can do better, with the possible exceptions of surveillance and control (and even those are debatable).

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Making a difference

Learning with e's

social software tools and also Web 3.0 I have tried to report as honestly and fully as I can from ICL 2008, but inevitably I have missed things as even with my super-human powers and x-ray vision, I can only be in one place at a time. ICL 2008 Web 3.0

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Emerging Mondays

Learning with e's

I'm taking part in a live podcast on Monday evening for Pontydysgu using Skype direct from my new wireless laptop, if I can get the blasted software to download. I'm going to be talking about social software and open content for e-learning, and will be in conversation with the show's host, Graham Attwell. Tags: Pontydysgu social software Graham Attwell Skype

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Salzburg, Soccer and Sachertort

Learning with e's

A lot of decent things came out of Edumedia 2008 this week in Salzburg. Tell you what though, I'm glad I'm out of Salzburg with the Euro 2008 football tournament starting.

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And now a word from our sponsors

Learning with e's

We chewed the fat over the future (or not) of VLEs, residents and visitors, social software and German caberet. It's bitterly cold here in Berlin, but the snow has gone from the ground and the skies here today are a clear pale blue.

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Boundary Changes

Learning with e's

The Plymouth e-Learning Conference 2009 website has been launched today. Entitled 'Boundary Changes: Redefining Learning Spaces' , the two day event aims to examine the theme of e-learning in a time of change, and will challenge notions of traditional boundaries, learning spaces and roles.

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Casting the pod

Learning with e's

I talk about mentoring, personalised learning, nomadic learning, and how blogs and wikis can be used in teacher education, and I explore the idea behind using social software to support professional learning.

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Twemes means memes

Learning with e's

The weather is a little cooler today, but the discussion is just as hot, centred upon self organised learning and social software. We have been enjoying using the Twemes (Twitter Memes) application here in Salzburg these last two days.

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The Emperor's new clothes?

Learning with e's

Not everyone wants to ditch them in favour of a patch-work, do-it-yourself approach to using social software, even if it could ultimately benefit learners more. I'm grateful to all those who have commented on my recent ' Monkey Business' post.

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Redefining learning spaces

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies, personal learning environments and social software.

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We blog like mad

Learning with e's

It has been an interesting and varied day here at ALT-C 2008. There is much talk about all things social software, and the noise is drowning out the music on the speakers. We culminated the day with a live radio broadcast for Sounds of the Bazaar , hosted by Graham Attwell and Josie Fraser. Mark van Harmelen and George Roberts were interviewed, as was George Siemens. I presented my Hooked poem and George also added one for the cultural corner section of the programme.

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Map to the Internet Time Ecosystem

Jay Cross

Two years ago, the focus was on how to apply social software for learning. Time after time in my recent workshops on web-enabled informal learning, I found myself using my own sites as examples of learning technologies.

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Interview with a.

Learning with e's

How students are using social software in their learning'. Just been interviewed by two groups of people, both on video. Cristina Costa did a brief interview with me based on my recent Web 2.0 research and the forthcoming Plymouth e-Learning Conference which can be found at the Pontydysgu site. Also met three lads from the University of Umea in Sweden who pounced on me for some vox pop. You can view that interview here.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. Dion Hinchcliffe, as per usual, has a good solid explanation of the social graph (and a lovely graphic).

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Web 2.0 again

Learning with e's

workshop which is being run by James Clay (Gloucestershire College), and we are exploring a range of social software tools. I'm sat in the Web 2.0 James is asking us all to report back at the end of the session using a variety of tools, including blogs, podcasts and YouTube videos. He has set up a blog called Molenet which everyone is posting their responses into. Everyone is asking the right questions, and everyone is realising that there are probably more questions than answers.

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LMSs that kick ass: Meridian KSI

Janet Clarey

I know you’ve been incorporating some social media tools into your LMS. What is Meridian KSI doing with social media? A: Roy Haythorn - Online communities and blogs are two of the biggest social media tools that Meridian has made a part of its LMS. Q: What drove your decision to incorporate social media tools into your LMS? Q: Are you seeing any difficulties in the incorporation of social media among your current customers/potential customers?

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Wiki activities 5 stage model

Learning with e's

Tomorrow I'm in Bristol on the invitation of the JISC to present two papers reporting on recent research we have been doing on social software at their regional support centre conference. One of my papers will detail my wiki activities 5 stage model. I have tried to develop a model which describes how students are gradually drawn into deeper cognitive engagement with learning whilst at the same time they are gradually developing their collaborative strengths.

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Let go of old technology - out with email

Learning Rocks

He works at an organisation that promotes social software as far as I could tell. thoughts software wikis so-net softwareFor a while now I've had the funny feeling that email creates at least as much work as it facilitates. Wondering if there were any other malcontents out there - I guessed there would be - I found this in an old blog entry from a guy called Lars Plougmann.

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Let go of old technology - out with email

Learning Rocks

He works at an organisation that promotes social software as far as I could tell. Tags: thoughts software wikis so-net software For a while now I've had the funny feeling that email creates at least as much work as it facilitates. Wondering if there were any other malcontents out there - I guessed there would be - I found this in an old blog entry from a guy called Lars Plougmann.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) » March 26, 2008 Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET ( CNET ) "Once again, we enlisted CNET Labs to design and perform our antispywaretests.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) | Main | Geek Alert - Joke About Large Hadron Collider Ahead » March 26, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others " Then she opened up a book of poems And handed it to me Written by an Italian poet From the thirteenth century.

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Co-creation

Jay Cross

social software apps. social network analysis. ( Fortune Magazine ). The Times of London calls C.K. Prahalad “the No. 1 most influential management thinker in the world.&# I wouldn’t argue. And he’s about to contribute another important idea to business. The buzzword you’ll be hearing and using a lot more is “ co-creation.&# It’s the latest addition to the Prahalad lexicon, which you’re already employing, perhaps without knowing it.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Using GMail and Thunderbird.thoughts? Main | The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08 » March 03, 2008 A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. Hmmm.maybe not a bad idea.CSC (Chief Social Computing Officer), CSN (Chief Social Networking Officer), CW2 (Chief Web 2.0

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Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

Josie Fraser is well known in the field of social media and learning, and writes regularly about her research on her blog SocialTech. Tags: Josie Fraser Donald Clark Steve Wheeler social media Plymouth e-Learning Conference Plymouth

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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. Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

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

Learning with e's

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. 2008). 2008).

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. The Business Case for Social Learning.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Let me start with some of the ones that are probably more relevant to this particular inquiry: Examples of online communities in the financial services industry - FreshNetworks , March 17, 2009 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009 Using Online Forums in Social Learning - Learning Putty , October 19, 2009 Change agents, group forums and the one percent rule.

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time.

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