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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.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. E-Learning Authoring Tools.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools.

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 shot off the usual reasons, the benefits, the gains and then found myself expanding into the next possibilities of where a system and content authoring tool had to go. Opens up learning, and makes your solution a one stop service. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or open source), social learning stand-alone, hybrid system, web conferencing, mobile learning.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring. The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?

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Daily Bookmarks 06/19/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Huge directory of links to free educational resources–open courseware, open educational resources, and general resources. Principles for assessing online discussions and other conversations (blogs, chat, etc.) Writing for asynchronous discussion isn’t the same as writing an essay, and the author argues that students who simply post essays to the discussion board should receive good grades. tags: web2.0 , blog , tools.

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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. Content authoring tools. Blogs.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « I swear.this is why people switch to Apple. » September 18, 2007 Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two So the pressure is on. 124 – Great story here to open Ch 4.

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The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. Here are three templates that I created for this blog post. Wide open screen to maximize the real estate. Use graphics tools to help you build your templates. Many of you already use tools like Photoshop to create your graphics. Perhaps they’ll find their way onto the blog. Search the Blog.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. They commission the elearning courses, pay the bills, and are the ultimate authority for their elearning projects. If you come to the project with only one idea, you open the door to all types of issues. Thanks for producing such a great Blog, DB. Soooo, was your fuzzy thumb in this blog the word â??kowtowâ??? Thanks for your supremely excellent communications in every single one of your blogs. Search the Blog. Social Web.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

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). Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The World Continues to Get Spikier, not Flatter

Mark Oehlert

Harold recently blogged about seeing a presentation by Richard Florida - author of Rise of the Creative Class , Flight of the Creative Class and Who Is Your City ? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series | Main | Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil » June 19, 2008 Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content Honest to goodness, someone please respond to me so we can have an open conversation about this.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary PR 2.0: Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): but first something important.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Where Do You Begin (Part II) | Main | Jokes, Conspiracy and Resources » April 02, 2007.but first something important. Kathy Sierra is the author of a tremendous blog, Creating Passionate Users.

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. The author(s) have been writing individual articles for months or years. This is my attempt to help you get a sense of topics of my blog and find some of the more interesting past articles. Managing your RSS Feeds - If you are considering subscribing to this blog, you might want to read this. Or write a blog post the talks about something I've written.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Tools?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Look! A teacher using stories to teach!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) | Main | 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5) » March 17, 2008 Look! This teacher, author, etc (see bio ) wrote a series of books using guess what - stories - to teach things like history and science. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Recent Podcasts from Harvard and Wesley Freyer on Innovation, Learning Orgs and IP

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The World Continues to Get Spikier, not Flatter | Main | Netvibes Ginger - Promote on Blog Feature test » March 06, 2008 Recent Podcasts from Harvard and Wesley Freyer on Innovation, Learning Orgs and IP HBR IdeaCast 80: Where Does Strategic Innovation Come From? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. Main | Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! Maybe itd be really cool if the authors, Marta C. 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): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

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. Spark Your Interest , June 3, 2010 June’s BQ is… “what tools should we learn?&#. 10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. Introduction to Social Networking. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. Social Bookmarks.

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Social Network Operating System

Tony Karrer

This is a good definition of what we need from an open layer that allows a transportable, open social graph that we can leverage across various applications. Social networking sits on top of this and provides interfaces that allow us to interact.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Instructional designers can take the tools and create a good learning experience or not. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS. Collaboration Software Learner generated content (instead of teacher preparing things, learners put things online and edit together. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005! del.icio.us

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Blogging.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflecting on the e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « e-Learning Guild Gathering Follow Up Post | Main | Post Conference Clean Up.Social Change, Web 2.0 I used to feel like I was in some sort of journalistic competition with other bloggers at the same conference.you know, who can get the story out fastest, who can do more live blogging while they are actually in sessions - that sort of thing. I loved Henry Jenkin s opening keynote. del.icio.us

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

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.

''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

My latest additions to del.icio.us. del.icio.us Here are some of my main del.icio.us Blog powered by TypePad. « Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two | Main. Hey authoring tool person - you ever make "a learning"? Authority? Blog Information. Blogging. Cool Tools. Open Source. Social. Kurt Lewin on del.icio.us. e-Clippings (Learning As Art).

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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!

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Did You Know: knol = a unit of knowledge?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « New Attempt at Conference Polls | Main | Two Very Different Views of Publishing (heres a hint.I Actually it sounds like Google is starting up some author-focused/centric competitor to Wikipedia.

LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. It is the year that I recognized that there is a revolution going on in eLearning similar to 1996 when I saw that web-delivery of tools, content, etc. Some of the more specific memories from 2006: I started my blog in February 2006. I started using del.icio.us and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates | Main | The Definitive iPhone eCard » July 14, 2008 SCORM 2.0 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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Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

My latest additions to del.icio.us. del.icio.us Here are some of my main del.icio.us Blog powered by TypePad. From Mashable comes this post on " 16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools " TouchGraph offers a search/data visualization product that reminds me of Search Crystal. The other visualisation tool to watch out for is gapminder - help files suggest that the ability to animate your own data set visualisations is in the pipeline. Authority?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by Robert Bloomfield)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning (ed. I close by inviting instructors,students, researchers, textbook authors, publishers, game developersand others to join in a collaboration to make this vision a (virtual)reality." Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

's UX

Mark Oehlert

My latest additions to del.icio.us. del.icio.us Here are some of my main del.icio.us Blog powered by TypePad. « The Tool Kit Edition | Main. So this is a shot from the opening session of Adaptive Paths UX Week. An authoring tool? Authority? Blog Information. Blogging. Cool Tools. Open Source. Social. Kurt Lewin on del.icio.us. e-Clippings (Learning As Art).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hey! Editors of "Educational Researcher".Get a FREAKING CLUE!!!!!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Anybody Out There Attend AERA? Or Open Access Journals ? Comments Marcy, Thanks for the comment and for the open access service. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us