Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. 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.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

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Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator - Netvibes.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor | Main | GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small! How do these sound for capabilities: running video and audio of the lecture and a transcript of the lecture which scrolls with the lecture and underlines words in the lecture as theyre spoken. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

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That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. I believe this is very possible, because regardless of the generation, people want easy, they want fast and if they could do a lot of things in a system for example, rather than having multiple windows open, they would do it. Read, share, print or send to mobile devices: ebooks, spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations/slides, documents, images, audio/video – user generated.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

AUDIO RECORDING AND EDITING. Audacity is an audio recording and editing application with a lot of the features you find in commercial products. It works on all platforms and is probably the most popular free audio program around. Open Office. I keep hearing good things about Open Office. To create a.pdf, just use the print command from the source program that the file was created in. It doesn’t have video or audio chat, though.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

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Knovio — enhance presentations with audio and video. Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. OSQA — free, open-source Q&A software. Piwik — open-source analytics platform. Cytoscape , TouchGraph — data visualization tools, most useful for very large datasets, such as those generated in massive open online courses (MOOCs).

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

For eBooks, it’s using the ePub format, which is an open source standard allowing digital publications to work on different devices. It does have a built-in microphone and stereo speakers so it is audio ready. The iPad then, can be used for audio-based synchronous learning, collaboration, meetings and just-in-time support. Social Media. Open Development Standards. Share this on del.icio.us.

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Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Trying out PicApp.new image service. So for content developments sake, looking down the numbers, Id say there is an argument here for focusing on audio as a main component of phone-based content (Im going to quit saying mobile as a general term because who knows what that means anymore - PSP, iPod, cell phone, smartphone, iPhone, UMPC, or whatever). Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us

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LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

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If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Social Media – Followed by an example. Social Bookmarking – Delicious.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Speaking of gold diggers.Hey! Steve Jobs!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Adaptive Path.Publishing the audio from UX Week 2007.for FREE!! Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts | Main | "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News) » April 28, 2007 "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) Whew. Deep knowledge comes through reading, but audio, especially when you can ask questions, is usually the best way to learn about something new. del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! Audacity 101: Hands-On Audio Editing* * Collaboration in a Virtual World Each workshop is a half-day. Participants attending the Audacity 101:Hands-On Audio Editing workshop must bring a laptop computer with wireless internet capability. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Animation Tools Avatars Blogs Clickers Gaming Tools E-Portfolios Mobil Learning Personal Learning Environments Personalization Rapid e-Learning Semantic Web Simulation Tools Social Bookmarking Social Networking Tools VoIP and Telephony Wikis Wearable Peer to Peer Authoring Tools Haptics (the ability to touch things and get a sense of force feedback. Audio/Video Pulseplanet 2 minutes sound portraits of the planet earth. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Smell of Books

Learning Visions

John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid have written of the so-called “social life of information&# —the form in which you encounter a text can have a huge impact on how you use it. I think of del.icio.us But you cant smell the vinegar in del.icio.us! eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

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Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Maryland License Plate "H8 I270".this ones for you.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quechup invite? Main | Adaptive Path.Publishing the audio from UX Week 2007.for FREE!! Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us RUN AWAY!!!!!! » September 06, 2007 Maryland License Plate "H8 I270".this this ones for you.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Good Cause Alert!! Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Voice Coming to Second Life

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « My Blog is Worth $66, 615.72 (any buyers??) | Main | Google and MSFT to Clash Over Copyrights » March 08, 2007 Voice Coming to Second Life Geez.finally right? Up to 100 userscan be present in the same audio channel at once Scenario 2 - Group conference calls for two or more Residents. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « FreeRice: Improve your vocabulary and feed people | Main | Federal Government Distributed Learning Association (FGDLA) » November 29, 2007 Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007 I have been down in Orlando, Florida this past week attending something like my 9th or 10th I/ITSEC convention. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. 10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. Social Bookmarks.

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Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

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Vendors and sadly, companies who purchase their products, believe that since someone can open up their web browser and click to view pages, they can figure it out. LMS/LCMS vendors wishing to a slight degree to incorporate social learning without fully entering are adding Widgets to the mix. The growth of open source and with Web 3.0 Social Learning. The issue that arises in social learning is how much to incorporate into a system.

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