Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

For example, today we welcome a leader in the open source learning community, Brian Carlson , Co-Founder and CEO of eThink Education. Join us as we discuss the latest developments in open source learning systems. Open source learning systems are widely used.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. The working draft of HTML 5 indicates a need to find suitable open source code which works on all browsers without licensing or patent fee. It remains to be seen what workflows emerge for development in HTML 5 and if they can be adapted for eLearning development.

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. The working draft of HTML 5 indicates a need to find suitable open source code which works on all browsers without licensing or patent fee. It remains to be seen what workflows emerge for development in HTML 5 and if they can be adapted for eLearning development.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Shout out to my current favorite Web-based tool: Pixer | Main | "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections) » July 03, 2007 Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform Anyone else out there have experience with this platform ? Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

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. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. is actually investigating using it and today I see that Open Laszlo has its own track at AjaxWorld West 2007.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Prism for Firefox: Run Web Sites/Apps w/out a whole big browser getting in the way.

Mark Oehlert

OK.today we have two reasons why having a browser built on open source code with a powerful and passionate development community behind it, will continue to provide a more robust and user-focused experience than something provided by say a large corporation - no knock on large corporations (some of my best friends.). Well now you can just create your own widget that loads up that page from a bookmark that you can have on your desktop w/out having to open the whole browser.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): I swear.this is why people switch to Apple.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Your LMS Is a Control Freak | Main | Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two » September 15, 2007 I swear.this is why people switch to Apple. Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference I swear.this is why people switch to Apple. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them.

Mark Oehlert

Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them.in Permalink Technorati Tags : apology , apple TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Ipad, Entourage EDGE, Camangi WebStation, Freescale, Amtek, Asus,Open Peak’s Open Tablet, ExoPC Tablet, Fusion_Garage Joo Joo, Ubuntu Linux SmartQ, EAFT MagicTile. Operating System – Apple, Windows 07, Google Android, Linux. APIs, Open Source, HTML5. Open Peak. The Revolution. Battlefield.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase

Mark Oehlert

Main | Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform » September 06, 2007 Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase (via web2journal ) Backbase is releasing an AJAX SDK for developing Rick Internet Applications for the iPhone. From the press release : "Enterprise Ajax software suite will support Apples long-anticipated iPhone. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace -- How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple''s Siri. 3D printing or Additive Manufacturing is evolving rapidly and we don''t yet know of all the emerging possibilities. But I see this as an emerging trend.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

I mean in an Apple sense of this phrase, Picnik just works. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

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HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

Every month, I will providing an emerging technology that I believe will be a game changer in the e-learning industry. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Google Chrome, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari supports h.264, a proprietary format. Yes: Apple Safari , Firefox 4.0 (not Open Source Players – as in you just want the player and that’s it:FREE – can’t guarantee how great they are.beta and on-going.

HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

Every month, I will providing an emerging technology that I believe will be a game changer in the e-learning industry. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Google Chrome, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari supports h.264, a proprietary format. Yes: Apple Safari , Firefox 4.0 (not Open Source Players – as in you just want the player and that’s it:FREE – can’t guarantee how great they are.beta and on-going.

Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

In other words, writes Cain, if you’re in the backyard sitting under a tree while everyone else is clinking glasses on the patio, you’re more likely to have an apple fall on your head. Another one of the many very interesting examples in the book is of Steve Wozniak, co-founder and ‘nerd soul’ of Apple. This is the era of open plan at the office and group work in class. I re-read Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking’.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace – How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple’s Siri. 3D printing or Additive Manufacturing is evolving rapidly and we don’t yet know of all the emerging possibilities. But I see this as an emerging trend.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace – How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple’s Siri. 3D printing or Additive Manufacturing is evolving rapidly and we don’t yet know of all the emerging possibilities. But I see this as an emerging trend.

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Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning

The eLearning Nomad

In other words, writes Cain, if you’re in the backyard sitting under a tree while everyone else is clinking glasses on the patio, you’re more likely to have an apple fall on your head. Another one of the many very interesting examples in the book is of Steve Wozniak, co-founder and ‘nerd soul’ of Apple. This is the era of open plan at the office and group work in class. I re-read Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking’.

How Does LMS Selection Work? This Case Reveals All

Talented Learning

The association decided to replace its inadequate open-source learning solution with a modern association-oriented LMS. The answer emerged after we completed the following 4-step comparative process: Step 1: Compare Annual License Models. Vendor 2 quickly emerged as the option to beat. At Talented Learning, we help all kinds of organizations big and small find the right LMS for their needs.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins

Mark Oehlert

» June 03, 2007 Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins Sam Adkins at Ambient Insight passed along a link to a post on the Social Strategist that I just reading through now but which does a compare and contrast between some of the emerging tools for creating mash-ups. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

I did a WAY early "Breakfast Byte" session this morning on managing emerging technologies - good turnout and amazingly consistent focus on FEAR as the leading problem in implementing new technologies for learning. In the opening session now and after David Holcomb does a great job welcoming people and going through LINGOS awards.Heidi Fisk and Brent Schlenker do their best storytelling routine to cover the routine logistical chores.funny stuff and well received.

Second Life Happenings: CEO Steps Down (again)

Kapp Notes

One of the few exceptions is Apple, they were awesome in the 1980′s, lost their way and then have come roaring back. In terms of the educator’s “mindshare&# a possible competitor to Second Life for the attention of academics is Open Cobalt which is the &# the first step in a long term project to make available to all people a free and open source platform for constructing, accessing, and sharing virtual workspaces for research and education.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Another thougtful refutation to Keens money-grubbing argument.

Mark Oehlert

money grubbing.seems to be a theme emerging today. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. If emerging technology has taught us anything, it is only a matter of time until it bounces into our space. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. Augmented reality opens those doors. In the past year: Apple has filed a patent for 3D Kinect experience using touch free gesturing. Bonus: One of the hottest emerging markets is Mexico.

Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

Our goal was to compare bids on an apples-to-apples basis. 4) Product-Based – Product-based licensing is an emerging model gaining popularity among LMS vendors who serve associations and commercial training companies. Making Sense of LMS License Models. Throughout the last month, I’ve reviewed 12 RFP responses for 3 different LMS business scenarios: association learning, commercial training and corporate channel/customer education.

Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

Offering your formal training content in the same place as the other sources should be part of your plan. Video learning site, Lynda.com offers apps for android, iOS, Apple TV and traditional desktop platforms and can be integrated with an LMS to provide tracking and reports. There are emerging technologies that are going to rise to popularity even faster than smart phones have done. Businesses are increasingly moving towards open source software based on accepted standards.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Web code locks up iPhones and iPod Touch" (Crave)

Mark Oehlert

So far, Apple has had no comment." " March 24, 2008 in Apple/iPhone/iPod | Permalink Technorati Tags : iphone , ipod , safari TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Web code locks up iPhones and iPod Touch" (Crave) : Comments That was good articles today on Apple iPhones Posted by: All About Apple iPhones | April 11, 2009 at 12:34 AM The comments to this entry are closed.

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Go Slow, Quickly: Make the Move to Mobile

CLO Magazine

Compare this to the emergence of e-learning in the ’90s. The next version is being built in Haxe, an open source, high-level language for delivery on every platform including Apple iOS. It’s time to get on the mobile bandwagon. Mobile will be to today’s learning what e-learning was to the classroom. There are now 1 billion smartphones globally. Each is a powerful computer in one’s hand. As learning professionals, we have a use for these devices.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days

Mark Oehlert

I do think that Hank is also right in that Apple will respond to constructive criticism (unlike some software companies that will go nameless) by making changes in the SDK. We do need to though, as Hank suggests, take off the rose-colored glasses and let Apple know why and how the limitations in the current iteration need to be dealt with. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think"

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform | Main | Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

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. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

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. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!!

Mark Oehlert

6) Refer back to matters decided upon at the last meeting and attempt to re-open the question of the advisability of that decision. (7) Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Godspeed Tim Russert. Main | "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome. » June 14, 2008 OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!!

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

Emerging Technology? Continued growth for open source solutions; Moodle is still the king; especially in education, although it is slowly starting to appear in the business and government side. #2 The latest market share report is Apple 75%, Android 23%, 2% Other, early projections expect Apple to increase share once the iPad2 is launched. Emerging Technology. Towards the latter part of last year, we started to hear how the LMSs were near death.

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Best of informal learning since September 1, 2010…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Apple’s segmentation strategy, and the folly of conventional wisdom - OReilly Radar , September 29, 2010. Open Source eLearning Tools - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2010. Sleepwalkers – the emerging landscape of organisational learning - Performance Learning Productivity , November 4, 2010. Informal Learning Flow. Next month, a new aggregator on Working Smarter from Internet Time Alliance , sponsored by Xyleme , will replace Informal Learning Flow.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. We make them available to our members via our Web sites and from other Web sources, sometimes for free and sometimes for a fee. Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Apple’s iPhone OS 4.0: Best of eLearning Learning.