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iterating toward openness » Blog Archive » If Facebook Worked Like Blackboard. A short post, but very pointed–if Facebook worked like an LMS, no real community would ever develop. tags: facebook , education , e-learning , lms , blackboard , openaccess. What if Facebook worked like Blackboard (or pretty much any other LMS)? Imagine if every fifteen weeks Facebook: Posted in Bookmarks

An Open LMS: CourseKit

Kapp Notes

A while back I posted on Facebook that LMSs were prisons for content because they tended to keep content inaccessible and unavailable for quick easy access. Well now their is a new kind of LMS that uses a Facebook type interface to conduct academic business.

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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. 11- Moodle 86- eFront 94- Blackboard. 32- Adobe Connect 50- Blackboard Collaborate 54- WebEx.

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LearnDash a G2Crowd High Performer for Summer 2018


What’s more, the people who use LearnDash are as helpful as they are intelligent as evident by the welcoming community of our Facebook group. LearnDash and WordPress continue to make strides in the traditional learning management market.

The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

CourseSites by Blackboard. Blackboard is one of the most popular names in the learning management software market, and this is a free version of their commercial product, Blackboard Learn. Facility to login using Facebook and Gmail.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

A non-immersive course on the subject might have the same content presented on a blackboard and an assessment about the wording or numbering of the safety rules. Share this on Facebook. Interactive. Immersive. Innovative/ Creative/ Different. Effective. All of the above.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 1

Upside Learning

While many of you follow us on Twitter and Facebook , we do realize that keeping a track of all the tweets/ posts, given the high proliferation and dynamic nature of information, is difficult, to say the least.

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5 Free Learning Management Tools to Administer Your Online Training

CommLab India

CourseSites by Blackboard. Blackboard is a very well-known name in the e-learning course administration world, and CourseSites is the free version of its popular commercial offering, Blackboard Learn. Integrate easily with other Blackboard products.

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Textbooks, blackboards, and overhead projectors remain the tools of choice for many teachers, at a time when their students are geared to learn from iPads, PowerPoint, and instant messaging.

A technology angle to Christmas and the way we greet!

Origin Learning

Like learning which has broken the confines of classrooms and blackboards and coming to terms with virtual realities , Christmas is an ‘indulgence’ that everyone voluntarily gives into to bask in the yuletide spirit that has become the hallmark of this world-wide popular festival.

Why Artificial Intelligence is the future of learning

Sponge UK

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple – everyone’s bought into the idea that AI will be the underlying technology that will make things work in the future. Social learning on Facebook and Twitter is AI-driven on your timeline.

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Top 10 Higher Ed/EDU LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

They should utilize a social level that goes beyond the basics – sorry folks, but people are bolting in droves from Facebook, and Twitter is not hot with college age kids. . 8 Blackboard Learning Insight (HE) – I know, I know. A good tiding to you all. Ahh, the new year.

Want Gen Y to Learn Faster? Combine Technology and Teams


After a youth filled with the collaboration and interaction on everything from Facebook to World of Warcraft, Gen Y likes teamwork. Everyone agrees that Gen Y loves teamwork. Can technology help you put this fact to use in your training program?

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Learning Management Systems Flash Technology - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Blackboard vs. Moodle: a comparison - Dont Waste Your Time , July 23, 2009 As a user of Blackboard at Bournemouth University I have been involved in various discussion about it’s merit or lack of). These are usually started by someone who doesn’t like Blackboard, and probably hasn’t used it much either (or even tried?). Blackboard. A Critical Evaluation of Blackboard (by Stephanie Coopman) - Dont Waste Your Time , July 24, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Adding Facebook and Twitter to student participation - Dont Waste Your Time , November 4, 2009. Blackboard and Microsoft - Dont Waste Your Time , November 4, 2009. Embedding Google Wave into Blackboard , November 6, 2009. Embedding Google Wave into Blackboard , November 6, 2009. Adding Facebook and Twitter to student participation , November 4, 2009. Embedding Google Wave into Blackboard , November 6, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Built in video chat and notifications that can be sent not only by SMS but also through Facebook just add real value. Facebook and Twitter integration. Blackboard Learn. I might as well get this out quickly to avoid the suspense.

A first look at Sakai 3

Clive on Learning

I've worked for many years with Moodle and Blackboard, but have had absolutely no contact with Sakai, so what he had to show us was interesting: In the development of version 3, they have borrowed ideas from social media sites and built these ideas into the VLE, rather than "going out into the wild." " The VLE can appear anywhere through gadgets and applications appearing in other software environments (iGoogle, Facebook, etc.)

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The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

This makes your videos easily accessible on Blackboard , Moodle , Canvas , or other systems your institution uses. I’d love to see your tips and suggestions on Facebook or Twitter! What is lecture capture?

2019 Turkey Awards

eLearning 24-7

Never hear it, even though Blackboard has been around since the late 90’s (as online that is). . Welcome. Welcome to the annual Turkey Awards. Last year’s 2018 Awards were all the rage.

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My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

mLearning Trends

Blackboard enters mlearning market by purchasing Terriblyclever Design, LLC, makers of MobilEdu(TM), for around $4M. Blackboard also just introduced a BlackBerry application to work alongside their current Apple iPhone offerings. Technologies like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn (and the companies behind them) are starting to really explode and make $$$ for the first time.

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

After Facebook fails. Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness GEORGE SIEMENS | FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012. Curation saves your bacon.

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Perception in the E-Learning World

eLearning 24-7

Vendors embraced “Facebook” like, and blogs and wikis – to reinforce social. Blackboard. Hyundai had a problem. They were about to launch a luxury vehicle in the 40K range, in the United States to attract the customers of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus (to name a few). They recognized though that these same customers were unlikely to buy because they would be unlikely to have a Hyundai in their driveway. Back then, the brand was different. .

WebTools For Teachers 01/15/2009

Web Tools for Learners

Large Lectures Are Going the Way of the Blackboard - NYTimes.com. Facebook - a mix but certainly a ton of text. wePapers - Creating the world’s biggest study group. Another source for plagiarists - Amusingly enough when I looked at some of the papers and googled phrases, there were plagiarized elements in the downloadable wePapers “articles&# for study purposes. So now there are layers of plagiarism.

Freedom to Learn and Pursue One's Expertise

Vignettes Learning

After each training they ask participants to use chalk and blackboard (may be flipcharts, white boards and markers) to talk about what they have learned. TMN members can share with friends, peers, leaders and if they wish, in the world of social media like Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

eLearning 24-7

Blackboard, Brightspace (formally D2L) and Instructure. Blackboard is the oldest player in the education space and the most dominant (revenue/sales wise). Facebook like design for social – YUCK. How many teachers – raise of hands please – are aware that kids are leaving in droves from Facebook and going to Snapchat? Back in the 90’s I taught high school and loved it.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Blackboard vs. Moodle: a comparison - Dont Waste Your Time , July 23, 2009 Interesting comparison of the Blackboard and Moodle. Facebook Applications for Learning - 2009 - ASTD , July 18, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Events. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center.

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Should Educators be Afraid of Having a Facebook Profile? Social Learning Galleries of the Future: Art Overpowers Facebook - Electronic Papyrus , November 16, 2009. Embedding Google Wave into Blackboard , November 6, 2009. Embedding Google Wave into Blackboard , November 6, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. November 2009. Upcoming Online eLearning Events. Online Learning Technologies–Past, Present, and Future. Wednesday, December 02, 2009.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

Learning Visions

Her kids have FaceBook pages, but she doesnt. An active FaceBook user -- she logs on in the morning when she gets to work and leaves it open all day. "I Used BlackBoard in college, but found it sterile and not aesthetically pleasing. " The big three for our students are Facebook (almost every student has an account), chat and text messaging on mobile phones. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

This makes your videos easily accessible on Blackboard , Moodle , Canvas , or other systems your institution uses. I’d love to see your tips and suggestions on Facebook or Twitter! What is lecture capture?

Trade Show Circuit 2013

eLearning 24-7

Oh if you are a competitor of Blackboard, I would strongly recommend attending. Blackboard is having a mixed experience in Russia. The worst offender was the social learning – Facebook LMS guys. In just one month, the e-learning trade show season will be upon us. While at one time there was little reason to be concerned, those days are way over. Too many e-learning shows. I’m not just talking about here in the states, but on earth (not sure about Mars, though).

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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

Sue's description of a personal learning network is: Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) are all about using web tools such as blogs, wiki, twitter, facebook to create connects with others which extend our learning, increases our reflection while enabling us to learn together as part of a global community. In fact, the top results such as Drupal and Blackboard are likely there because people are discussing how they don't really support PLEs.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Blackboard. Customer LMSs have to be super easy to use for customers and resemble Facebook more than a database. Blackboard. Learning management systems didn’t die. They evolved, and today we recognize them. Quick LMS History.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile. With increased competition and general maturity of the market, Blackboard made what is likely its most important acquisition to date. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month.

iPad 101