E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

By including scripting, dynamic display effects, and connections to databases, these tools can create interactive e-learning content. Includes social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, mashups and folksonomies. Tags: folksonomy blog wiki content development authoring tools podcast read/write web mashup elearning development

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

We enjoyed great success, with many students learning through creating, sharing and editing content online, a collateral effect of which was better writing outcomes. 40years blogging education FaceBook folksonomies learning social media tagging Technology TwitterPrevious posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years.


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Theories for the digital age: Postmodern perspectives

Learning with 'e's

The community decides what is important to learn, so in effect, the community becomes the curriculum (Cormier, 2008). In effect, students participate as flâneurs , acting as individual agents, investigators and explorers of their own personal digital terrains. Folksonomy Flaneur rhizomatic learning social web hyperlink nomad education digital media learning post modernism

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

collaborative tagging, social networking, mash-ups, and wikis), lightweight representation of semantics and metadata is used in the form of folksonomies, user comments, and ratings. Collaborative tagging and folksonomies for multimedia learning objects. The need for effective ways to annotate this content is addressed by an annotation tool based on domain ontologies. The January special issue of Interactive Learning Environments is out right now.

The changing Web

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has spawned concepts such as folksonomy, ‘Darwikianism’ and the ‘wisdom of the crowds’ (Kamel Boulos et al, 2006). More is becoming known about the effects the changing Web is exerting upon teaching and learning. wikis Folksonomy social networking podcasting education tagging RSS darwikianism learningThis is number 4 in the series of blog posts entitled 'Shaping Education for the Future.' Yesterday's post can be found at this link. The web is constantly changing.

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Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

So for me, it's not quite the folksonomy effect that most people talk about, but based on these articles, I'm starting to think that's what other people are finding as well 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.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/14/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Leslie Marmon Silko, Laguna Tribe Wikipedia's Word on Folksonomy. There's a debate at the online encyclopedia Wikipedia about a new listing for the word folksonomy, which it defines as "a neologism for a practice of collaborative categorization using freely chosen keywords." Untested Assumptions May Have a Big Effect. Mirror Neurons (video) We humans are really good at reading faces and bodies.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/15/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Is organizational effectiveness and diversity enrichment enhanced by MBTI? The Name Game - folksonomies - CIO. From a collaboration and knowledge-sharing perspective, that's what's neat about folksonomies What's Noteworthy on Learners, Learning & Schooling - McRel.

Learning Solutions day 3: Saved the best for the last #LS2011

Challenge to Learn

I believe that this will impact our learning (and authoring) world heavily, it means that we will be able to make and maintain content in a more effective way. And if that is not enough they connected these two to Ontologies, Taxonomies, Folksonomies and controled vocabularies. Today was incredible, my best conference day ever (and I have been to a few conferences). In the morning I attended 4 great sessions, the conference ended at noon.

The Foundations for Successful Digital Performance Support

Epilogue Systems

It starts with making sure your tools and methods are suitable for building the supporting foundation from which effective DPS will rise. as the user is working in an application, Performance Support is available to guide them through processes, workflows or transactions efficiently and effectively with sufficient process related information and context to decrease errors, omissions and rework.

Finders keepers, losers weepers

Clive on Learning

In fact Peter wrote what was probably the definitive book on the subject, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web , which I vaguely recall reading some time back (I find that now I blog a review of any book I read, I remember much more, which for me is an invaluable side effect of blogging). The alternative, of course, is a bottom-up effort whereby users apply their own tags to online content, evolving in the process what are now commonly known as folksonomies.

The social impact of disruptive technology

Learning with e's

Is there also hardware with similar effects? It will lead to the classification of knowledge through folksonomies and to the extended web which combines social and information richness. Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor of Learning Technology at the University of Plymouth, will give a public keynote on February 2 at the LEARNTEC Bildungsforum, in Karlsruhe, Germany. Being a self-declared 'disruptive activist', the subject of his speech 'The Future of Web 2.0

Twitter ye not

Learning with e's

Alan has created a debate and posted a motion to the effect that 'Twitter groups are unnecessary'. We want folksonomy not heirarchy. This time yesterday I searched Twitter Groups to see if anyone had created an Edublog group I could join. I didn't find one. So I created one myself called Edubloggers. If I hadn't done so, it would only have been a matter of time before someone else did.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

A social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. He provides guidelines, both in design and process that enhance intranet and application usage, collaboration, and measurable effectiveness.

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Even learning is miscellaneous

Clive on Learning

The series was titled Doing the Business and sought to teach managers and professionals how to communicate more effectively using sound design principles and harnessing the power of modern technology. And, of course, this principle is massively extended online as users collaborate to create folksonomies to sort the millions of items to be found in flickr, del.icio.us, YouTube and endless other sites.