APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. Facebook. Hunch – questions and answers service that offers solutions to user-entered problems. No problem. Mashups. Post your blog and status - appears in Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

iPods and Podcasts: The Touch, the Nano, the Shuffle, the Classic, you name it, versions of the iPod popped up and grabbed our attention in the noughties. They are there forever, and burying the past may prove to be a problem for many.

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Content as a Service

Xyleme

As instructional designers, we create our learning products, package them up with all the content and media, wish them well, and ship them off to the LMS’s – never to be seen again. And the possibilities for highly specialized apps for learning, performance support, and content mash-ups is nearly unlimited. Updates can be made as problems are discovered, creating a continuous and nimble improvement cycle. Mash-ups and on-demand publishing.

#lrnchat coup d’état

Jay Cross

This evening, our hosts did not show up. FB teen writes “My father now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#. Facebook teen writes “My father is now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#. Facebook teen writes “My father is now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#. FB teen writes “My father now on Facebook. Son replies, “Welcome To Facebook.&#.

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. The problem with unheard of bands is that they’re typically unheard of.

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Wow, what a great list from 2006, I'm glad I have that saved somewhere. ;) So how about in here's a random list of things from 2007: My 10 year old son edited Wikipedia - A Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update and added value.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

One of the common reasons I hear from knowledge workers inside large organizations for not following the suggestions I provide is that the organization itself puts up barriers to working this way. This is a kind of mashup as well.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. I have a problem, where is the answer? Marshall McLuhan) -- Im not trying to be a smarty-pants here, but I looked this up and Gary was close: "We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. This was an example of a mashup. We could not find a suitable problem to address.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

The problem here is that they developed a solution that is not made for 10,000 or more end users. The twist to all this, is that for the Big Dog vendors or those whose main target is large size clients, this isn’t an issue – okay, not the Q/A, in fact, it is a big problem for many of them – rather it is inability to handle the client base. You can share the content in Facebook with your Facebook friends. Identify the problem, the vendor too.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A day with Dave Snowden , October 26, 2010 Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. No problem, right? Open up the Navigation. Please if you can, look this research up! Employees learn from solving problems that matter to them. What do you do when you are stuck with a problem at work?

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

She ended up leaving her six-figure income so she could better serve her coaching clients, and she achieved that six-figure income working for herself and her clients in her first year of running her business full-time. I’m never going to catch up to these people.”

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

Revenues across the board are up, profit margins are healthy and competition is on-going (always a good thing). Illogical – I often see systems that add features that seem as though they tossed a bunch of ideas on a wall and whatever stuck up there, went into their platform. A huge problem in the space. Facebook is not a driver for sales, and social media is in fact, one component of an effective digital marketing strategy. The LMS market is strong.