Future Platforms for eLearning

Tony Karrer

The recent article by Dion Hinchcliffe - Blogs, wikis, and Web 2.0 as the next application platform got me thinking again about what corporate eLearning development will be like in five years. We also are seeing a Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids.

Social Learning Objects - Flash Cards

Tony Karrer

You can add pictures or sounds to flashcards or with a Java applet, you can record sounds right into flashcards, which also is great for language learning. And I would suggest that there are a couple of interesting implications: Web-Based, Niche Authoring Tools I've claimed for a while (see Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups and Incredibly Cool! I was contacted by Mike Hogan, the creator of Flashcard Friends.