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). However there are vendors who sell their API solution wrapped in a piece of software. Mashups.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Based on my Aha Moment - del.icio.us That's because I started including pages based on number of del.icio.us bookmarks. Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective 1,655 6 98 Fun Headline Generator 1,503 0 1 Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog 1,500 22 52 Web 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Tools 1,140 9 43 eLearning 2.0

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Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

First Time Visitor Guide Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog Rapid eLearning Tools Fun Headline Generator Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective Incredibly Cool! Tools Second Life and Learning Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) Captivate File Size Tricks for Software Training via Simulations Do You WANT an LMS?

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

The author(s) have been writing individual articles for months or years. This is fairly wide ranging from traditional courseware kinds of issues to specialized kinds of tools and sites. My background includes things like being the CTO of eHarmony (online marriage matching based on personality profiles and controlled communication) from its launch through their $110M venture round to working on interesting eLearning and tools for companies like Lexus, HP, IBM, etc.

Guide 101

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning Learn Trends 2008 Top Posts of 2008 based on delicious Save Count (which I believe is a better indicator of quality): 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers (149) Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 (39) Second Life Learning Videos (38) Personal Learning Tools and Technologies (38) Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 (37) for Learning Professionals (20) Tools Used (18) Learning 2.0 This lines up with what I predicted in 2008.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

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.

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

Tony Karrer

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. I started using del.icio.us and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups What do you see as the biggest challenges for 2007? Why am I not finding more opportunities to create front-end tools?

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

I started using del.icio.us and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Wow, what a great list from 2006, I'm glad I have that saved somewhere. ;) So how about in here's a random list of things from 2007: My 10 year old son edited Wikipedia - A Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update and added value. Some people are really not getting the impact of different tools.

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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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Better Conferences (cross posting from Tony Karrer)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The 5 Goals Meme | Main | test post » June 20, 2007 Better Conferences (cross posting from Tony Karrer) At the past ASTD conference in Atlanta, a couple of folks ( Tony Karrer , Tom Crawford , et al) and myself started pitching some ideas that we thought we could use as maybe ways to move conferences to a new value proposition. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

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 Dont get hung up looking at the 3D virtual world - thats icing - look at what kind of social networking and workflow process support tools are built into it. Geez, Tom Crawford blogged about it and even Raph Koster picked up on it. del.icio.us