Remove Audio Remove Open Source Remove Social Bookmarking Remove Synchronous

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

eLearning 24-7

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.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Knovio — enhance presentations with audio and video. Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. For small, synchronous courses, group text messaging is a great way to check in on learners and provide support. OSQA — free, open-source Q&A software. Piwik — open-source analytics platform.

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.

iPad 56