Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0

Blackboard Patent on LMS systems

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

In a perfect world, I would get a chunk of funding and create a tool that is much less like an LMS.and much more like a social network/portfolio/blog/wiki /tagging/user-generated/search tool (some call them personal learning environments). Blackboard is, before this patent was awarded, not the future (at least based on its current tool-offerings). I think everyone is commenting on this issue, but I want to just add my $.02 02 by adding George Siemens' $.02.


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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. NETWORKING & COLLABORATION PLATFORMS. Public social networks. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. social networks. Social Media dashboards. 11- Moodle 86- eFront 94- Blackboard. challenge Social learning

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Buzz words of 2008

Learning with e's

Cloud Computing: Distributing your files away from your desktop and/or accessing programs and services across the Internet using large networks of remote servers. Edupunk: The philosophy that we should all ‘do it ourselves’, by spurning commercialism and rejecting large corporate products such as PowerPoint and BlackBoard in education (notice I'm not linking to them, so I must be an edupunk!). Do I actually want 2 million friends on Facebook, or will a paltry 1 million be enough?

Joining the LMS conversation from e-Clippings

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

But one thing is certain in my mind: Closed off Exclusive Social networks - Blackboard-style are NOT going to I'd like to get in on the group think over at e-Clippings. The new thoughts on what learning widgets and LMSs might be like is very interesting to me. I've long been thinking about the Learning Dashboard. The Google analytics view is a great example of dynamic data presentation.

Daily Bookmarks 10/04/2008

Experiencing eLearning

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

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives. 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.

Remote Instructional Design Jobs

Experiencing eLearning

Some LMS vendors have teams to create custom elearning using their systems (Blackboard is a big one). I think anyone who is looking for a job should be on LinkedIn. It lets you build your network and see how you’re connected to companies you might like to work for. You can search and apply for many positions directly on LinkedIn. Having a solid LinkedIn profile is one of the best way to be found by recruiters.

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

Upside Learning

from various spheres of learning and technology on varied social networking platforms. 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. New Research Puts Fortune 500 Social Media Usage On Display. Facebook Messaging, Teens And School Work: Can Facebook Be A Social Learning Network?

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How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The paper caught my interest because I am a fan of social constructivist theories of learning (think: learning by conversation) and always amazed at how differently people can think about what learning is and what it needs. Constructivist theory and social-constructism theories. I would like to add social learning (probably part of the social-constructivism group) because this theory is really charmed by social networks rather than learning management systems.

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Top 5 Training Material Development Software


Schoology is a learning management system and social networking platform. Google, One Drive, Blackboard Colloborate, NBC Learn, Atomic Learning, eSchoolPlus, Respondus, and more. There is also an interesting features that lets a user connect Canvas with their personal social media accounts. Twitter, Delicious, Skype, Diigo, SMS, YouTube, LinkedIn, CAS, SAML, Diigo, Adobe Connect, and more.

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. According to an article in Forbes called Will Coursekit Launch Up-End Blackboard?

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Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-03

Jane Hart

Are you ready 4 the second wave of social media? RT @ realwplearn : Social learning in action [link] # realwplearn #. BBC News – Over-50s flock to social networks – [link] #. The “difficulty&# of social learning: a failure 2 embrace the reality of social learning places our institutions at risk [link] #. Today is Social Media Day [link] # SoMe #SMDay #. RT @ WebWorkerDaily : The impact of social tools on the enterprise [link] #.

Is the cloud hastening the demise of the LMS?


Blackboard, for example, provides a rich set of tools; however, they only work on Blackboard. If you use these tools, the packages are not portable, and you can only choose from the set of tools Blackboard has to offer. The content and services are out in the cloud and accessible from other non-traditional learning spaces like portals, social network applications, smartphones, and tablets. LEARNING REACHES TO THE CLOUD.

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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. The learning management platform allows organizations to: Enable users and learners to login with their Facebook and GMail credentials. Integrate easily with other Blackboard products. Option to use social networking tools within the web-based course.

LearnTrends: The Immernet Singularity

Experiencing eLearning

School has confused us into thinking learning is about information dumps, not “tuning the network&#. Knowledge Sharing Spaces (SharePoint, Blackboard, Yahoo Groups). 1+2 = People want networked virtual spaces that include 2D synch + knowledge sharing (1+2). 3+4 = 3D Social Networking. Social networks give us access to more negative info and more different opinions. Networks can give us more of that.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril'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.

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Starting with a solid, well thought out course design process, can bring the freedom and creativity to integrate many tools that combine the traditional distance learning environment with social networking, interactivity, multimedia, gamification and skill based learning for all learners. Today the United Nations estimates that 6 billion people have access to a working mobile phone and over 90 percent of the population is blanketed by a mobile network.”.

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. And it’s here where I think WordPress and LearnDash are distinct when comparing us to traditional platforms like Blackboard, Moodle , or Litmos. LearnDash and WordPress continue to make strides in the traditional learning management market.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Should Educators be Afraid of Having a Facebook Profile? Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Four Ways to Encourage Social Learning Without Web 2.0

Avoiding the LMS Overkill


Mapping of the organization, arranging them into cohorts and setting up aspects like escalation matrices, social networks, etc. Tracking of offline activities requires strong processes driving such activities and social learning requires tight moderation. At this stage, it is advisable to go for a full-featured LMS like Moodle , Saba , Blackboard , QuoDeck Enterprise, CornerStone On Demand , etc.

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2020 Learning System Awards (by Vertical/Industry)

eLearning 24-7

Besides Moodle, there are two commercial vendors that a lot of folks eye – Blackboard and Instructure Canvas. On systems going down in K-12, Schoology wasn’t the only one, there were reports of Blackboard crashing and even Instructure. Stop the presses!

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. Option to integrate with other Blackboard offerings. This compels companies who use the LMS to rely on Blackboard to customize the system according to their needs. Jim is the L&D manager of a large multinational company.

Top 10 LMS for eLearning

Ed App

Social features like community forums, leaderboards, and rewards help encourage people to get involved in eLearning. Today we will explore the top ten LMS for eLearning tools available that incorporate social features to see who stacks up as the best. Blackboard.

10 Educational Platforms

Ed App

Learning Management System, or LMSs, are there to flip over the educational systems we have known since the invention of a blackboard. BlackBoard learn is aimed at higher-education teachers and students, who need to be able to store and share the materials in the cloud.

10 Virtual classroom software

Ed App

Virtual Classroom #5 Blackboard Collaborate. Blackboard has been designed as a solution for institutions who aim at delivering engaging content for students and employees alike.

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. Mobile Meets Social & They Fall In Love. The marriage of social tools and mobile devices is getting better and better; this trend is accelerating and will drive demand for a new class of mobile learning tools and applications/platform extensions.

Collecting Knowledge and Learning - 3/10/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

Davids versus Goliath: a comparison of wikis versus Blackboard CMS - ZDNet. Whereas Blackboard was designed for instructors, wikis were made for everyone. Blackboard is big, and has more features than most people will ever use. The fundamental difference between the two is this: Blackboard is something designed to do everything, and the wiki is something that can do everything because of its design.

10 Free Learning Management Systems

Ed App

It also allows for social networking, messaging, file storage, file tracking, and communication tools. CourseSites is the free version of Blackboard Learn, the premium solution from the Blackboard Company which specializes in providing educational technology solutions and services. Learning is an integral part of being human.

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. Share this on LinkedIn. Interactive. Immersive. Innovative/ Creative/ Different. Effective. All of the above. These words get thrown around a lot. Frankly, it troubles me when they’re used incorrectly because it leads to misunderstandings.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Unleashing The Power Of Social Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Mentoring vs. Training — Why Social Networking Isn’t Enough - aLearning , October 13, 2009. Rules for Social Media? The following are the top items based on social signals. PKM: our part of the social learning contract , October 15, 2009. What I’ve Been Up To: Some Social Media Training Resources , October 16, 2009.

What To Know When Choosing an Educational Platform in 2021

Academy of Mine

While something like a Zoom call or a Facebook Live broadcast can be used to teach people en masse, it wasn’t built with the intent of teaching and it doesn’t offer evaluation or grading solutions; so we wouldn’t include something like that in our definition.

Google Wave – Social Learning – Business – eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 12, 2009 to June 19, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Business Casual , June 14, 2009 Brain rule #12 - Clive on Learning , June 12, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

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. The link of relations, especially during festive seasons such as Christmas, is operated and maintained through electronic and technology networks.

Online Tutoring: One Has to Understand its Benefits and Effects


But also having digital skills, being able to energize teams, participate in healing tasks in social networks, exercise facilitation and create proactive and dynamic e-learning activity plans. Students and online tutors may be in different geographical locations, but using tools such as digital pens and blackboards. A good exercise of virtual or online tutoring nowadays requires not only knowing the subject of the course who’s tutoring is carried out.

Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!

TechSmith Camtasia

The videos produced in ScreenChomp can be downloaded as MP4 files, making them easy to share on, Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, Blackboard and other video hosting platforms. Like ScreenChomp on Facebook here. Being an evangelist, by definition, means that I get to be the bearer of good tidings. Today I get to do that! I'm happy to share with you a new iPad app that we've been working on at TechSmith. Meet ScreenChomp!

Tool and tips for the online flip

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The whole world is aiming at 'social distancing' As a facilitator, trainer are you going to cancel lessons and workshops or do you opt for online? Blendspace for online lessons Blackboard collaborate for schools already working with Blackboard Edpuzzle for video lessons with quizzes. We often use Ning because of the social features.

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