Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

A couple of interesting recent posts and my experience in my Collaborative Learning Class has me thinking about the usefulness of Tags both personally and in workgroups. From Bill Ives - Where Tagging Works and Where Tagging Doesn’t Work – Search Engine Lowdown I guess I tend to agree with Danny Sulliivan about the tagging and search but that is not the original intention of tagging.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. Finally, I will suggest that there are five key objectives to achieve if universities are to achieve success in the use of learning technologies in the future. Debate centres upon whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

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EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

I met some old friends and forged closer collaborations, and also met some new and interesting colleagues, whom I will be working with in the future - this a real strength of EDEN - bringing together e-Learning professionals and enabling them to network. Deborah Everhart (Georgetown University, USA) followed, with a session on social bookmarking, using Blackboard MLE tools. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

AG08 - Day 1 - Summary

eLearning Weekly

Here are the sessions I attended: Positioning your Careers in Social Networking and Collaborative Learning (Ray Jimenez). Learning 2.0: Harnessing the Potential of Contextual Informal Learning (Janhavi Padture). Mobile Learning Today and Tomorrow (Judy Brown). Briefly attended ) Storyboarding for e-Learning Video Production (Steve Haskin). He discussed innovation and how we can better hone collaboration efforts to be more innovative.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning. Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others.

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SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Strategies: As part of a blended learning strategy.