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). Facilitation now exists between the pieces of software, similar to interaction between a human and a computer (again, in a basic example). However there are vendors who sell their API solution wrapped in a piece of software. Mashups.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. Most organizations already use too many tools with redundant outputs and out-of-date content. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

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The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. 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 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.

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. I love this trend, because it clearly says that the rapid content authoring tool vendors are becoming innovative and are seeing the market. As I have said before, mobile learning and tablets is going to end up being the biggest thing in the last 10 years in the e-learning industry.

State of the LMS 2012

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Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. By the mid to late 2000′s, the split returned with LCMS and LMS (and yes, there were vendors who called themselves LCMSs for as long as e-learning – online learning – has existed). Synch with accounting software ala Quicken, etc. What Features are essential for your LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform?

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Time for these vendors to wake up, or see your audience share disappear. There is a mid segment of the vendors in the LMS/LCMS or learning portal markets that offer some features of social learning, as part of their standard system or as their “add on modules&#.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

tools for training purposes and this figure is rising fast. Leading social media vendors like Jive Software are integrating with the top ECM platforms to provide unified search, workflow, and storage of enterprise and social content, proving a cohesive environment where formal content is supported by an ecosystem of users that contribute expertise and relevant information. This is why we are seeing LMS vendors merge social media tools into their platforms.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

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They do not allow you to use any other 3rd party rapid content authoring tool vendor. 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.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. 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 up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up.

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. Instructional designers can take the tools and create a good learning experience or not. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

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They do not allow you to use any other 3rd party rapid content authoring tool vendor. 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.

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

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Two years ago there were some folks who believed that mobile learning where tools, etc. 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. Mobile learning is not just seeing the LMS (or LCMS or platform) via a mobile browser. It shows up in your browser. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser.