Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now. Tags: Tools.

Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learning Technologies 2009. Activity streams, e.g. Jay’s FriendFeed. FriendFeed. Delicious tools for shared bookmarks. Track 1 Session 1. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. URL for this page:[link]. TInyURL for this page: [link]. Collaborative Learning; Blip.fm for exploring music (and our soundtrack) MariaFernanda choconancy. Backnoise for back channel, to get more conversations going.

Trending Sources

"Appcelerator Updates Open Source Alternative To Adobe Air" (Information Week)

Mark Oehlert

As a way to help groups of developers collaborate more efficiently, the company has also thrown into PR2 Titanium Developer, social media and communications tools such as Twitter, FriendFeed, and a chat capability." ( story link ) " Open source software vendor Appcelerator has delivered the second preview release (PR2) of its rich Internet application platform for developers, called Titanium.

Social Media, elearning, Blogs, Lifestream, & Productivity

Big Dog, Little Dog

Search tools can't index it to see who's talking about what, which may be a benefit or a failing.) Here's a quick rundown answers to of some common questions that came in via Twitter, Friendfeed and comments. Where is Everyone? Baekdal.com.

Teaching the Social Web

eLearning Development

I’ve seen discussions and blog posts about appropriate use of social tools like Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and FriendFeed in the workplace. The talk is often reactive, e.g. people have the tools and are using them, so we need to put some guidelines and policies in place. It’s shifting to be more proactive, e.g. how do we build social learning tools our employees can use effectively? Are kids being prepared to use social tools as resources?

From 100 to 600+ eLearning Twitter-ers

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

They are sharing best-known-methods, case studies, tool selections, vendor likes/dislikes, and SO much more. OR how to actually use twitter or other microblogging tools to be productive. I may be pushing it a little, but have you tried FriendFeed yet? Wow!