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: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up. In other words, usage of social media within the organisation relies heavily on grass-roots support and viral marketing among its rank-and-file employees.

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The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

Dashe & Thomson

Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools. Most opinions on the matter, however, don’t provide satisfying conclusions about why collaboration tools are so slow to gain traction in large organizations. For example, in a Klint Finley interview called Five Principles for Improving Social Enterprise Adoption , Yakabod CEO Scott Ryser cites the importance of “political juice.”

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

CLAs are focused on studying and reporting human behavior in relation to learning and productivity technologies, specifically, Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Here are jobs, tasks, and roles in emerging Enterprise 2.0, Collaborative and Social Networking Systems. tools). Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 tool and is positioned as a champion, e.g. Wiki, Blog, Second-Life, social media, etc. Web 2.0

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

How can We Train People on Web 2.0 and Social Networking When They are All Just Emerging Now?

Vignettes Learning

Through Ray Sims' blog I found this video of Matt Moore with relevant ideas on adoption of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 are tools that improve what we can't do in the email and Word document approaches or a phase of collaboration. Social media and Social Networking simply allow us to collaborate better, faster, and cheaper. Good question: (From Ray Sims) how can we train people on Web 2.0

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010.

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. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010 I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0 As a member, I have access to a plethora of sharing, information and intellect as it relates to how individuals are driving Enterprise 2.0 More Random Web 2.0 Statistics - Kapp Notes , April 12, 2010 Here are some more random Web 2.0 What is social presence?

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

eLearning Learning Posts

What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston - Adventures in Corporate Education , June 17, 2010 This week I attended the Enterprise 2.0 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?&#. Introduction to Social Networking. Web 2.0

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Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

For me, I’m still figuring out where twitter will fit - Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool. Free PowerPoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. Hot Topic #2 - Social Media , Social Networks , Social Learning , and Informal Learning. Social media, social networks, communities for learning both formal and informal is bigger than I think we can even imagine at this point. Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning , April 9, 2009.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0. Today, Enterprise 2.0 He shares strategies, stories, and real-world examples of successful enterprise collaboration using 2.0 tools. His insights will help you reset your enterprise to deal with turbulent times. People already share knowledge within the enterprise.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 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. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. " My belief is that mobile this year has reached a tipping point a bit like Virtual Classroom tools in 2009. This has real value for the enterprise.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 Tools For Mobile Learning Development - Upside Learning Blog , March 21, 2010 Some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications.

In case you missed it – a year in posts

Clive on Learning

Video streaming brings events to a much wider audience E-learning modules are not the complete replacement Because you can use one technology doesn't mean you can use them all Harvard ManageMentor goes social (review) A billion postings - can this be true? When YouTube really does have to be offline Abstracts and Enterprise 2.0 In the unlikely event that you’re bored over the holidays, here’s a quick index to 104 posts and 35000+ words of Clive on Learning in 2010.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. What is particularly challenging about social learning measurement is understanding what these intermediate factors are going to be?

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

And I feel honored that social signals came in granting my post on eLearning Strategy top spot. Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape - Free as in Freedom , November 2, 2010I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Mark’s focus is to look at social media tools, their impact on an organisation’s culture. and now social media) and then fade.

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. I Finally Get It – Why Social Networking is So Important - Engaged Learning , September 29, 2009. Presentation: Fear and Loathing in Social Media - Dont Waste Your Time , September 19, 2009. Instructional Designers need more tools than just writing! eLearning Authoring Tools Review — Help!

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Enterprise 2.0

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. Not because they are wrong about social, but because they get so little right about LMS. The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , May 8, 2010 I find myself in the center of an intellectual tempest.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

6 Reasons To Use Amplify for Collaborative Learning - The Writers Gateway , March 8, 2010 I recently came across this website called Amplify that works just like Twitter and other social networking sites. However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today. And every so often, some great software comes along that saves time and frustration and can be downloaded for free.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items based on social signals. As authors of Disrupting Class, a useful manifesto on how innovation will change “the way the world learns&#. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Digital Participation, Digital Inclusion and Social Learning - Learnadoodledastic , July 24, 2010 Digital Participation - Why? linking, linking, 2.0=participation, social web) and web 3.0

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eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 You need to review all the variables (business objectives, cultural starting place, environment in which learning will predominantly take place, mix of media most suited to content, time available amongst learner base, performance change required etc etc ).

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Our current work involves figuring out how to inject best practices from adult learning theory, brain science, social psychology, business execution, and elsewhere into workscapes. They use the same networks and social media as the business itself. Technology, be it web 2.0 Social Learning.

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Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Don’t underestimate the potential of this and any other tool that enables a backchannel to your training! Can hook up to Yammer too – Yammer is an internal Twitter-like client that allows 2.0 Photoshop has tools built-in that you can use to test your designs for colour-blind viewers – see my previous blog post. • Leo presented generally on his thoughts about mass media and how ‘socialmedia is a great benefit to us all. primary barrier to web 2.0