The Semantic Web Cometh – 2

Upside Learning

In my last post ( Semantic Web Cometh ), I mentioned how the underlying principles of the Semantic Web should make it highly inclusive and provide a uniform descriptive language across all sorts of media and technologies and consequently let users spend more time immersed meaningfully in the learning process. In the current scheme of the web, we spend inordinately long amounts of time finding information to use and little time using and interacting with it.

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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. Blog this!

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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 Gaps consultant - a snapshot analyst for gaps in information, data or process that are missing in networks (project leads, instructional designers, writers, editors, researchers - example is tracking micro -learning impacts by using Web 2.0 Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 Learning coaches can help their clients by using Web 2.0

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Skype – instant messaging and VoIP call tool. Wordpress – blogging tool. This skew is probably because the people who participate in this survey are those at the cutting edge of information technology tools and are also socially more active on the web.

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Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

There are lots of tools you can use to create your project plan, from a simple spreadsheet to web-based collaborative management systems. How will meetings be held, in person or by phone or web conference? I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects.

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E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

Since the term 'authoring tool' is somewhat non-specific, many programs can be considered authoring tools, including web editors like Dreamweaver, Flash, PowerPoint and even content platforms like Adobe Connect provide the facility to create learning content. Web 2.0

How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place. Then Subscribe to this Blog ! Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common.

Why you need an LMS Video Conferencing integration?


The web conferencing software is embedded in your LMS and works seamlessly to make the video conferencing experience even better. Take advantage of the benefits of social learning – instant messaging, quizzes, polling – to make the learning environment a more rewarding and engaging place to teach and learn. appeared first on Paradiso eLearning Blog.

Your eLearning courses could be closer to your trainees with a Virtual Classroom LMS integration


– Virtual Classroom embedded in your LMS: The web conferencing software is embedded in your LMS, and works seamlessly to make the virtual classroom experience even better. We have this and much more interesting topics in our blog, check it here.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

Instant messaging. The tool comes with an integrated social network wherein all registered users can create their own profile, search for people, send invitations, make friends, send messages, and create groups on different topics.

How to Replace Meetings With Video-Based Discussions

TechSmith Camtasia

Some of the most common methods include: Face-to-face meetings Virtual meetings E-mail Instant messaging Chat. At times, you may still want to have a meeting after the initial web-based discussion. Communicating in today’s workplace happens in a myriad of ways.

Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Read blog posts/online articles. Search the Social Web (using Google. Live chats/instant messages/Skype chats. Last week I invited readers to take my latest Learning in the Workplace survey , where I asked how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace.

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Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Examples include web conferencing or webinar, forums, instant messaging and blogs. The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Examples include web conferencing or webinar, forums, instant messaging and blogs. The intention of an e-learning strategy is generally to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational learning.

Towards a state of onlignment

Clive on Learning

Today sees the launch of onlignment, a new blog focusing on the use of web conferencing and similar tools (from instant messaging to telepresence) for learning and business communications. There's no doubt that, something like ten years after their initial launch, web conferencing and other synchronous communication tools are now enjoying a huge surge in popularity. Web conferencing’s time has come. The onlignment blog.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Web 2.0 A wiki is a self-organizing knowledge web site. Wiki software allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. It is so named because of the speed in which wiki software allows someone to update the web site. The term comes from “web log” which is shortened to “blog.” A blog will allow others to comment on the blog entries but not alter the original entry in any way. Blogs. Short Text Messaging.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


e-Learning: e-Learning is a broad term used to describe learning that occurs through the use of electronic means, which can include web-conferencing, CD-ROM, and web-based training. There are concepts and terms that are part of the every day life of the professionals within an industry.

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10 Tools for Remote Work To Get People Collaborating


Some of the key features include sending messages to various team members either individually or among a team within a company, incorporating feeds from social media and the ability to share files. Some of the key features include the ability to use it on Android, Mac, iOS and the web.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020


Web conferencing, online chats and webinar tools are at your disposal and you can use them to boost business communications – be it internal or external, facilitate learning – employee training and reinforce marketing purposes – lead generation.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

This post represents thinking from both of us that I've edited heavily to make it more easily consumed here in the blog. The answers are then used to provide valuable information to Quora users and the rest of the web.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research


1989: Demonstration of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee. 1990: Public release of the World Wide Web. 1990: First search tool for the web (Archie) was created. 1993: First web crawler (Wanderer) was created. 1996: Instant messaging services launched.

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My Workflow with Synergy

Experiencing eLearning

When I liveblogged the TCC 2008 conference , I always had the Elluminate presentation up on my primary screen (my desktop computer) and my blog on my laptop. That means that on days that I’m doing a lot of web work or creating Captivate activities, I work primarily on my laptop and don’t switch over too much. Pidgin for instant messaging (On Pidgin, it’s mostly personal contacts. This is a follow-up to my post on the features of Synergy.

5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses


Typically, webinars are held through web conferencing software that features instant messaging tools. Task-Based Blogs. Blogs are great stepping stones for reluctant employees, especially those who aren’t comfortable with technology.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Using content curated from around your organisation or the wider web, Curatr allows course designers to challenge learners to take part in conversations and contribute back to the learning environment with content of their own devising.

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Welcome to Synchronous E-Learning Month

Bottom-Line Performance

And we’re making some significant changes to our Lessons on Learning blog! The blog posts and the podcast will all provide a depth of discussion on a topic rather than just a few sentences. Each month you’ll hear from one BLPer more than the others as we lead the blog. From the eLearning Guild’s Handbook (which is a great FREE resource), synchronous e-learning includes things like: instant messaging. web conferencing.

Project Management Tips for Your eLearning Course


Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating elearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. If you don’t already have favorite project management software to help you formally schedule out the project, here are a few suggestions: Microsoft Project is a software program that offers the ability to produce a project timeline including resource allocation, instant messaging within groups, and team collaboration.

Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

Synchronous learning also benefited by technology; first the telephone and then online tools such as text chat, instant messaging, internet telephony and web conferencing. So what does it mean to be able to interact, as learners, using email, forums, wikis, blogs, social networks and the like? And when that asynchronous learning is online as opposed to by snail mail, then the practical barriers break down: You can post messages just about instantly.

Are you a Tech-Savvy Teacher?

E-Learning Acupuncture

In November 2009, Staff at Rasmussen College in the United States have compiled what they believe are the Top 100 Apps (50 for the Web and 50 for the iPhone) for Tech-Savvy Teachers. Let your students contact you on Facebook mail or chat with you using instant messages on Facebook chat.

CAC Conference: Student Presentations

Kapp Notes

Four student teams are presenting this semester and are focused on Web 2.0 This original concept gradually evolved into an idea for an online community based on Web 2.0 Communication between members of would include instant messaging and uploaded podcasts.

How to Teach Online and Earn Money? Tips You Should Know


Today, the smartest of people are making the web work for them. Blog about what your interests and what knowledge you like to share. Clarify their doubts through instant messaging, or even better, set up discussion communities to foster communication among co-learners. A sizeable chunk of this niche population belongs to the online tutors.

Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Blog Book Tour for Social Media for Trainers. Jane Bozarth's latest book, Social Media for Trainers is in the middle of a highly successful blog book tour, check it out. crosoft Lync can make every engagement a virtual face-to-face meeting, because any interaction can include video and audio conferencing, application and desktop sharing, instant messaging, and telephony.

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Breakthrough eLearning: eLearning That Doesnt Break the Bank

Breakthrough eLearning

Downes scours the web for everything that is of relevance to the world of eLearning, provides a summary, and links to it. PowerPoint) Blogs (e.g. PowWowNow) RSS feeds Web phone (e.g. Skype) Instant messaging Screen capture tools (e.g.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research


1989: Demonstration of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee. 1990: Public release of the World Wide Web. 1990: First search tool for the web (Archie) was created. 1993: First web crawler (Wanderer) was created. 1996: Instant messaging services launched.

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Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Skypechat, for instant messaging and discussion with my peers at Internet Time Alliance. Email subscriptions to research services and blogs I don’t want to miss. Blogs, via Google Reader for sifting through RSS feeds or suggestions from friends.

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Engage Your Learners By Mimicking the Real World

Rapid eLearning

People already use their computers for things like checking email, surfing the web, and sharing the latest news on Facebook. So instead of clicking a next button to get to new information, you start inside a page that looks like Outlook and click on an email link to open a new message.