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. Let’s say though you do not want to add the specific site in your LMS, etc. Mashups. Post your blog and status - appears in Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo. Facebook like features?

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Your collage might show a book from Amazon, a YouTube video and a page from a blog or web site. Janet Clarey compared two articles from this site using word clouds.

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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. Tags: Nintendo DS MySpace YouTube iPod Touch PLE Nintendo Wii Twitter Ringtones podcast Google FaceBook Bebo

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

It is concerned with functional skills of writing and reading digital texts, for instance, being able to read any website by searching through hyperlinks and web pages and writing by uploading digital images to a social networking site.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. Last week, Google, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo!, Related: ReadWriteWeb: Google, Facebook, MySpace and More Meet to Talk Activity Streams. Wikipedia: nothing up yet

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. You just want a little but end up getting a lot more than you can handle.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

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Please be aware that this blog is not responsible for any communication/collaboration/image/video or any other item that is seen, read, viewed or heard or in any other manner, as a result of clicking on these links, which go to sites outside of this blog. Forums & Message Boards - ( Something Awful – If you visit the site, please be aware that the language and topics varies from G to PG to R and Beyond). Social Networking – Facebook.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

These were posted up onto the group wiki, and a short summary attached by the ‘gold miner’ to explain what it contained and why it would be useful. This is particularly evident on a cursory inspection of any social web space, whether it be Facebook, Snapchat or any other popular free space.

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

This is fairly wide ranging from traditional courseware kinds of issues to specialized kinds of tools and sites. Once we've interacted to some level, you might consider linking up with my via LinkedIn - I found this to be a good way to stay connected with people. Start-Up Guides Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Informal Learning, Communities, Bottom-up vs. Top-Down Rosenberg's Beyond eLearning - Is that eLearning 2.0?

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What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

According to a December 2011 issue of Business Insider, the mobile apps analytics firm Distimo said many popular apps were games such as Angry Birds, social networking such as Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and other content such as Google Maps and iBooks. The video trend will continue in 2013 as video is embedded into Web courses, attached to learning databases and appears on self-generated YouTube sites, Skype and video-enabled webcasting.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g.

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Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

You can also add sections which are not on the screen, but are available as part of the site, this is archived by selecting “Configure Page&# and choosing from a wealth of options, such as “my video channels&# and “impressions&#. Facebook.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up.

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. Self-direct learning experience == a standard course prepared and available on a web site. 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.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

Security is a big issue in the corporate world and I picked up some useful pointers, although no definitive answers. As XAPI is taken up and evolves, so more verbs will be added. It is central to the #LScon event that it gives delegates the opportunity to catch up with the latest in eLearning tools, compare the alternatives, and preview what’s coming next. What does the future hold for learning?

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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.

E-Learning without Borders

eLearning 24-7

Go onto any social media site: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Quora or any of the thousands of sites, and you will see people engaging with total strangers. The common reason of course, is fear of company secrets or information, but again, if you use the various social media, you will see this rarely happens on these sites. Pods which were off the hub included a bookstore, library, event center, courses (to sign up and take), chat rooms and other items.

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. Go to some vendor sites and try to figure out what exactly are they offering. Their sites seem more interested in pitch and filler rather then showing the product and its key features or functions.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

Ability to tie in Social APIs, regardless if it is Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Nextdoor (cool, but no one is doing it) and so forth. . Including mashups (two or more APIs). Then the user simply clicks the extension and the site auto appears in the social area and content area. . Over 200 sites of social out there, let’s go beyond the standard four. Earlier this week I presented a webinar on LMSs of tomorrow.

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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.”

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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The fastest growing segment on Facebook is 55 to 65 year old women. Time for these vendors to wake up, or see your audience share disappear. Facebook like page – where people can follow others, create a profile, post on a discussion board or wall or something similar so that others in their “friends&# group can see and respond or post their own comments, includes a profile – upload your image, tell a little about yourself, perhaps add a job title.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

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You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs. iTunes, iTunes University, Facebook, MySpace, CD, web server & more. Mashups, Google charts. In social networking alone, over 385 sites.

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Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

After all, many have a blog, wiki, rss feed, a Facebook like page, with profile, inc. expo clearly shows and some argue that social media some grew up within the web 2.0 With APIs and mashups, who knows where it can go. If you could have your real time Twitter, Linkedin feeds, Facebook and some other social media capability, and your end user did not have to open any other screens, what is the likelihood, that your system would increase in sales?

E-Learning Early Indicators

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If they were doing it, Facebook like page, a crummy blog that looks nothing like a real blog, a Twitter like feed, maybe RSS, text chat and YouTube functions and upload/download angle. Funny, thing about those vendors, either their entire consumer base rose up and screamed we want tablets, or perhaps – and I know – it never happens in any industry – just perhaps, they looked again and said, “I see money in those tablets&#.

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Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

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Folding up shop and switching to a new market: Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Folding up shop for good – goodbye and nice knowing you. Folding up shop and switching to a new market : Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Folding up shop for good – goodbye and nice knowing you. Just last week, Facebook dropped in users.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

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The e-commerce component itself includes a robust function set beyond just the ability to accept credit cards; and the look of the site typically appears as a “learning portal&# , clean, crisp and reminds me more of a web page with products (again, depending on the LMS vendor or system) with maybe advertising capabilities included. My runner-up is Operitel’s LearnFlex LSP. Ability to active your Facebook, MySpace and Linkedin accounts from within the LMS.