Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Diigo is my social bookmarking option. Diigo automatically generates my ID and e-Learning bookmarks posts. People are sometimes amazed at how quickly I can find resources for various topics; Diigo is what lets me put my hands on links from my library in a hurry.

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The great collective

Learning with e's

Some of the more intelligent search engines are morphing into answer machines, computing your question against highly structured data (see for example Wolfram Alpha ), but often, for busy professionals, even this is not enough.

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WebTools For Learners » WebTools For Teachers 05/28/2008

Web Tools for Learners

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ID and E-Learning Links (2/8/15)

Experiencing eLearning

Free online courses on many basic business and other schools. Posted from Diigo. Storyboarding Branched Scenarios – ThinkingKap. This is something I’ve struggled with–a good method for storyboarding branching scenarios. I’ve used several different Word and PowerPoint templates in the past, none of which have quite worked the way I wanted.

ID and e-Learning Links (1/27/14)

Experiencing eLearning

9 Cheap Alternatives to Moodle for Small Businesses » Capterra Blog. Posted from Diigo. IDTopedia™. Glossary of instructional design and technology terms. tags: elearning instructionaldesign newid. Free eLearning Development Calculator. Calculate your time to complete development in Captivate. The calculator is a free PDF download, but it requires registration. tags: e-learning captivate timeestimate. Your LMS Works, but is it Working for You? – Part I » Capterra Blog.

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ID and e-Learning Links (11/9/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Teachers who want to switch careers might find this helpful for figuring out how to speak the language of business and explain how their skills transfer. Posted from Diigo. What Instructional Designers Don’t Want to Hear. What do we dread hearing from clients? All of these! tags: instructionaldesign humor. Why the Former Teacher May be Your Next Star Employee – Part II | James L. Simers. Comparing ATD’s list of core competencies to the skills teachers already have.

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ID and e-Learning Links (6/9/14)

Experiencing eLearning

She gives credit to my post on “Selling Storytelling” as part of the inspiration for her presentation because of how I scripted conversation around business objectives and measurement. Posted from Diigo. Lectures Aren’t Just Boring, They’re Ineffective, Too, Study Finds | Science/AAAS | News. Break up lectures every 10 minutes with active teaching techniques to improve student outcomes. tags: instructionaldesign highered research.

Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

Diigo. The Learning Business Working SmarterIt’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning. I was the first person to take part in this project some nine years ago and now it’s an annual ritual.

30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Soft Skills & Business Training. Saving links with Diigo, Evernote, or another tool. Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio.

ID and eLearning Links 7/9/19

Experiencing eLearning

An Informal Learning Business Curriculum – Leading Learning A collection of podcast episodes on the business of selling and marketing training tags: podcast marketing learning. Posted from Diigo.

WebTools For Teachers 01/26/2009

Web Tools for Learners

I use Zotero for academic research, but this article describes possible business uses. Posted from Diigo. Assemble A No-Fuss Mailing List Using Zotero & Gmail | tags : Zotero , research , academicwork. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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ID and eLearning Links (3/5/19)

Experiencing eLearning

This is a freemium business (jpgs are free with a link, PSD files with layers and masks are $20/month). Posted from Diigo. As I read various sources online, I bookmark what I find useful.

30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Soft Skills & Business Training. Whether you’re working independently or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? Revise Existing Work.

Be Curious. Ask Questions. Share What You Learn.

Mike Taylor

Post your bookmarks on Diigo. And yes, I know you’re busy. So let me ask this question: Are you too busy trying to stay afloat in an old workplace world to learn how to work more efficiently in the new networked world? [ Note: This is a lightly edited reposting of an article originally posted on the OpenSesame blog ]. Obviously, a lot of learning comes from asking questions. But too often we don’t ask the right question.

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Looking Up

Learning Rebels

Ever been so busy you forgot to buy gas? Just too busy! Ever been so busy you can’t send a text message saying how busy you are? Ever been so busy that when you woke up for work it was dark, and now you look around and it’s dark again?

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WebTools For Teachers 11/28/2008

Web Tools for Learners

To keep you busy and exploring over many holidays! Posted from Diigo. The $100 Laptop. A story about being green and being ethical - "By trying to do the right thing and by designing for the poorest people in the world, we've made the greenest laptop in the world. And that's not just the color!" Great video. via Stephen Downes. tags : laptop , netbooks , $100laptop , digitaldivide. Thanksgiving: Free Software We’re Most Thankful For.

Learntrends: Convergence in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Business ecosystem, learnscape. Diigo and other tools change your relationship to information–information increasingly finds us rather than us having to find it. These are my live blogged notes from the first LearnTrends session, Introduction: Convergence in Learning , with George Siemens , Tony Karrer , and Jay Cross. Awkward phrasing, typos, or things that simply don’t make sense out of the context of the live session are par for the course.

Astroturfing by the Elearning Society

Experiencing eLearning

Astroturfing is when an organization, business, or politician fakes grassroots support. For example, Maggie Tsai from Diigo has commented here on a number of occasions, and she’s been very helpful. Today boys and girls we’re going to learn about astroturfing. Can you say “astroturfing&# ? I knew you could. A grassroots movement is an authentic spontaneous movement of support.

WebTools For Teachers 10/25/2008

Web Tools for Learners

Social networking – good for small business? Posted from Diigo. Open Thinking & Digital Pedagogy » The Making Of …. This is all about composing a message by linking sources and commenting on why you’re linking them. Inspirational in the sense of inspiring ideas of how Flowgram could be used. tags : flowgram. edmodo | faq. A Twitter-style micro-blogging application for education. tags : communication , Twitter , edublogs. Flowgram.

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WebTools For Teachers 10/17/2008

Web Tools for Learners

’ | Newsweek Tech and Business | - Annotated. Posted from Diigo. Are You a ‘Digital Native?’ Using the web changes our plastic brains, (just like reading changes the wiring in our brains and reading has changed our culture radically). Been sayng this for years, based on my readings on reading. Glad to see the impact of web usage on our brains has been researched and documented.

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Hospitality LMS: What to Know


And if you need to add more staff during the busy season, there is no need to change your training protocol. Twitter, Delicious, Skype, Diigo, SMS, YouTube, LinkedIn, CAS, SAML, Diigo, Adobe Connect, and more. The hospitality industry is constantly evolving.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

There are all sorts of tools like Pocket , Feedly , Flipboard , Diigo , Evernote , OneNote , and even your browser via add-ons. And that may impact your professional relationships and potential business opportunities. The line between business and personal is getting a bit blurry.

Choosing the Best Social Learning Technology for Your Enterprise


You’re a business owner or HR professional who wants to encourage your employees to learn from one another. You have an idea of the available tools - Twitter , Wordpress , Diigo - but you’re not quite sure which you should use.

The cloud and I

Jay Cross

If the message warrants repeating, someone will Tweet it or Digg it or Diigo it or share it in a public space. My business blog, my informal learning blog, one of my wikis and so on.

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Those who forget the mistakes of history

Jay Cross

They are social network companies like Socialcast and Jive, content management firms like Xyleme, communications platforms like Citrix and Skype, social business advisors like Dachis and Altimeter, web 2.0 …are condemned to repeat them, said philosopher George Santyana.

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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

Diigo facilitates curating bookmarks; here are my Diigo pointers on the topic of Curation. A multinational software and e-business consulting firm (If I told you the name, I’d have to shoot you) set up dozens of communities of a hundred or so like-minded professionals.

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WebTools For Teachers 01/05/2009

Web Tools for Learners

More on Twitter - “2008 showed an unbelievable growth for Twitter as THE place for microblogging. &# If you go to conferences, or you like quick news updates, or you’re in business, you need to pay attention to Twitter. tags : twitter , conferences , business , communication , news_breaking. Posted from Diigo. Obama’s Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy - Borowitz Report. Amusing satire in American politics. tags : speaking , Obama , satire.

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Learning Cafe

Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment. Do you want to easily identify & reward expertise across your business?

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Using the web for communication, education, and business! Instead I use an online application for social bookmarking , usually , (although I’m also checking out diigo ). learning business social WorkLiteracy. WebTools For Learners.

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2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

  Originally it supported just Delicious, but now also Historious, Instapaper,, and Diigo accounts. JPOD 22 March 2010 5 – Drive: the surprising truth about what motivates us Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Daniel Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of life.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Q : If you have unique content for a specific area of business, like brand marketers, is a group on LinkedIn better than creation of your own business to business network ? I have a tendency to mix business and fun.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Ive arrived from a link in the Diigo in Education Group Sandbox. Hes a Professor at the Harvard School of Business and author of several books on the theme of Disruptive Innovations. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems.

ID and E-Learning Links (4/3/16)

Experiencing eLearning

Some are truly open source, some are freemium or other business models. Posted from Diigo. Cutout People – Free. Free cutout characters in a few poses for use in elearning scenarios. tags: e-learning free images. The Top 8 Free/Open Source LMSs – Capterra Blog. This is actually 18+ free and/or open source LMSs. If you want a list that goes well beyond Moodle and Canvas, this is a good place to start. tags: e-learning LMS opensource free tools moodle.