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Looking Back at Wikis - My Early Days of DevLearn - and 2015

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Nobody really talks about wikis any more. I think the closest most people get to a wiki these days is wikipedia. The genius of the wiki was it''s edit-ability. Google docs is the best current example. I still dream of an old-fashioned wiki circa Bummer. They were my absolute favorite new tech back in the day. Of course today, everything is sharable and editable by multiple people. Ho hum.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL Google Docs learning management LMS Social learning training wikis

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL Google Docs learning management LMS Social learning training wikis

Conference Wiki Examples

Tony Karrer

Someone asked me for an example of a conference using a Wiki both for organizers during planning, evaluating proposed sessions, etc. For planning this year, we relied on Google Docs and Google Spreadsheets as the primary tools. Likely the Wiki would be much better for something larger. and for attendees with session pages, participant lists, that kind of stuff. Certainly we did parts of this for Corporate Learning Trends 2007. It was more aimed at the attendee side.

TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Google Docs. They have used Google Docs for student feedback with comments–avoids the emailing back and forth. Use wikis as archive of resources for students to refer to as needed. Multimedia posted on the wiki like Blabberize. Use a wiki to share best practices. Posted in Higher Ed, K-12, Learning Communities, Tools, Wikis.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

It’s not new, it’s been the basis of wikis (e.g. Google Docs), but it’s central. I’ve been a fan of wikis since I first heard about them, and think that they’ll be the basis for communities to continue to evolve, as well as being the basis for effective team work. Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms.

Tim's Blog ROCKS! One page Job Aids for wikis, social networking, and more

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

One page guide Introducing wikis The coolest thing is that he is allowing downloads in PDF or DOC which means you can edit the DOC if you need to or just print the pdf. You've GOT to check out Tim's blog.

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Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

Consuming all elements within the LMS: Most LMS support multiple formats including text docs, PDFs, ePub and HTML. Even in the workplace scenario, social learning through networking sites, wikis, discussion boards and chat-rooms is the norm.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Wiki. A wiki is a self-organizing knowledge web site. A wiki is a discussion. Wiki software allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. Wiki software is often used to create collaborative websites. The term “wiki” is from a Hawaiian word that means “fast” or “to hasten.” It is so named because of the speed in which wiki software allows someone to update the web site. Google Docs.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Suddenly SMEs are back in the game… Write up a Word doc and convert it? Update the Word doc and re-convert it? Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me.

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The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

Some of the key strengths of this learning platform are: Seamless integration with Google Docs. Collaborative learning (can be facilitated through wikis). Jim is the L&D manager of a large multinational company.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Instead she continues to describe other tools from Google (Wave and Docs), YouTube, TeacherTube and a half a dozen others. So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour!

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Instead she continues to describe other tools from Google (Wave and Docs), YouTube, TeacherTube and a half a dozen others. So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour!

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Course wikis. A wiki is a website that users can easily add to and modify. Wikis are used often in MOOCs as places for the members of the community to share what they are learning in the course and independently. Collaborating via wikis both helps learners develop personal learning networks and documents the collective knowledge in the organization. Google Docs , TitanPad , and other collaborative document programs track each user’s contributions in real time.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Category: Wikis. A Wiki is software for creating and editing interlinked web pages. Wikispaces is one of the more popular wiki applications, with its reputation for ease of use and varied pricing models, from free to Private Label.

Interesting Concept in Text Books

Bottom-Line Performance

And another professor could have included his own law review article in the digital poly sci text instead of making 40 copies of an 120 page doc. The whole discussion reminds me of the arguements for and against wikis. Tags: emerging trends and technologies text books wikis I was reading the New York Times (on my iPhone, not the actual paper) and I stumbled across this article.

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Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Used Microsoft SharePoint – blogs, wikis, messaging, polls, surveys, RSS feeds (get alerted when content is updated). YouTube, Vimeo Wikis Share text, images, hyperlinks Social Media Policy The list goes on…blogs, RSS feeds, whiteboarding, etc…. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!)

My Top Ten Tools for Learning 2009

Experiencing eLearning

Google Docs is where I do most of my collaboration with SMEs. Wikispaces is also my preferred wiki for small group work in courses, unless the work is simple enough to use the internal Sakai wiki.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

However those that followed this approach provided groups – with group chat, file repositories, discussion boards, forums, blogs, wikis and so on. Google – including Google Maps, Google Charts, Google Docs, etc. I love the end of the year.

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

No longer are they stuck saying, well it would something like this – and show an image or hard doc, now the end user can experience it. . Wiki usage is down – again, why I am still seeing wikis? Every year, I identify five trends that I am seeing in the industry as a whole, and forecast on where they will be heading throughout the year. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

And finally, knowledge centric networks like Wikipedia and other wikis use information as an impetus for social networking. One of the most popular web applications now-a-days is Google Docs. Google Docs allows people with Google accounts to create and edit common office documents like word documents and spreadsheets. Tags: Wiki Social Network Twitter Web 2.0 Do you know the reasoning behind why the world-wide web was created?

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

3 - Google Docs/Drive. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process. But there’s lots more you can do with Google Docs too.

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

Using conventional tools like Wikis, Google docs, Skype, company Slideshares besides specialized social learning LMS can do wonders to support and boost your conventional training. The impact of social media on our lives has been terrific.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. BLOGGING & WIKI TOOLS. Wiki. 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.

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Reference docs/job aids. Social Wikis. Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal Live webcasts. Informal Recorded webinars. Informal Video conferencing. Informal Workshops. Informal Audio/ podcasts. Informal Learnshop. Informal Case Studies.

Learning on the go: how to develop engaging mobile-friendly courses

TalentLMS

Try limiting your file formats to plain text (the king of eLearning formats),DOC or.DOCX,PDF,PPT,JPG,GIF, and.PNG — that is, formats that play equally well on mobile as they do on the desktop, and for which native mobile readers and transcoders exist.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Yet More Buzz on Buzzword

Learning Visions

Wired has now done a great review of the app: Buzzword: Web-Based Office Docs Never Looked So Good. ".the Buzzword beats current Ajax-based offerings like Google Docs and Zoho Writer in both usability and aesthetic impact. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 02, 2007 Yet More Buzz on Buzzword I posted about Buzzword a month or so again and since then, Ive had a lot of traffic to my site.

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The Future of E-Learning – Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Unless vendors make monumental changes to social – as in coming up with something besides the FB like experience, wikis, blogs, discussion boards and other 2010 like experiences, you might as well – hit the turn off button.

Review Cycles: Questions to Ask and Online Collaboration

E-learning Uncovered

Or can it live in an online spreadsheet or wiki that anyone can see or update at any time? We prefer putting this type of spreadsheet in Google Docs. The only two downsides we have found to using Google Docs for our online collaboration tool for reviews: When someone filters or sorts a spreadsheet in Google Docs, it changes the view other will see, as well. Some companies block Google Docs.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

To hold photos, images, media files – eventually moved to word docs. Why are people using such products as Google docs? If you doubt this, look at how many vendors are now offering social learning – which they see as chat rooms, discussion boards, wikis, RSS feeds and a blog. . What always stuns me are vendors who state they know what their learners want, but in reality have no clue, because they themselves do not see the technology and its usage among the masses.

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Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis: Ways to use them for a more Collaboration and Interaction - Dont Waste Your Time , August 28, 2009. Import your Google Docs to Slideshare , August 26, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. August 21, 2009 to August 28, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System <!–( –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Friday, September 04, 2009.

Minecraft, Preparing Your Workforce, and Style Tiles:This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Fortunately, there is a ton of user-generated stuff out there: books, wikis, and blogs all to help you figure out how to play. #BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community.

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

He''s starting to look for the content and can''t find a darn thing on the SharePoint site -- just loaded with docs and decks and stuff. So he got a Wiki (Confluence). So now they started using Google Docs. These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. JD works in the higher-ed space, but is a corporate training guy. He supports the guys who work for Kaplan.

Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

The Data Bubble - Doc Searls , July 31, 2010. Doc Searls , January 12, 2011. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - Tony Karrer , July 13, 2010. Working Smarter Daily can point to more than today’s hot topics.