APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Mashups. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

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What has been applying is the term mobile learning and how it it pitched to consumers in the e-learning sector, especially with LMS/LCMS/Learning platform vendors. A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. It shows up in your browser. Open Source Commercial.

Moodle: Pros, Challenges

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I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. More of a course management system, than a LCMS/LMS as they try to push it. You can either have all open, which many companies do not want, or are stuck with course keys and other additional non-necessary steps. APIs and mashups – which is really can expand Moodle to the next level of learning.

Encore – Moodle: Pros, Challenges

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I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. More of a course management system, than a LCMS/LMS as they try to push it. You can either have all open, which many companies do not want, or are stuck with course keys and other additional non-necessary steps. APIs and mashups – which is really can expand Moodle to the next level of learning.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

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28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. LCMS – dead. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. Please download it and not just open up open in your window. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML. Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Vendors are listed from all over the world.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

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Open Source/Mashups - APis, open source – while open source and APIs are not social media, they will enable multi-faceted social media features and capabilities. Actually, in some circles, mashups are considered a form of social media. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning social learning social media lms vendors Social media types with examples.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

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More vendors enabling the use of APIs – i.e. people can create their own API and integrate them into the LMS/Learning Portal vendor’s system, this equally means you can create mashups too. So, why then would you not want to know the price – at least the street price, up front. Access to the Open Source LMS Directory prior to posting on the blog. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning LCMS learning portal LMS craig weiss

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LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

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28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. LCMS – dead. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. Please download it and not just open up open in your window. HTML5 is made up of the following: HTML. Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Vendors are listed from all over the world.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

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Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Sometimes its not even consciously done -- they might put up photos and tag them -- dont mean to generate content for others, but they do) Wearable computing (being a cyborg and having implants is the stuff of sci fi -- but its not that far away) "We look at the future through rear-view mirrors."

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

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The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. In my latest directory, 393 LMS vendors – global, of which 34 or so are open source systems. Folding up shop and switching to a new market: Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Folding up shop for good – goodbye and nice knowing you. Folding up shop for good – goodbye and nice knowing you.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

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If you as the customer want to create your own API/Mashup or find one on the net and want to integrate it into your paid LMS, the vendor will charge you. The spin of course, is that open source systems enable APIs. Open marketplaces for courses created by end users. So, you now have an open marketplace with a social learning twist to it. These trends and a few others are starting to peek up, and will continue to do so.