eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

Mozilla’s Firefox is a preferred web browser for many. What makes Firefox different from other browsers is it being open source and highly customizable using Firefox add-ons. IE tabs – This allows developers to check how HTML page would look in IE, without leaving Firefox.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

» February 11, 2008 "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) ( story link ) Now this is what I call an *LMS (lecture management system).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Firefox coming to Symbian, Windows Mobile and Linux

Mark Oehlert

Once/if/when WiMax or something like it hits, then bandwidth becomes ubiquitous and always available - that seems to be a perfect storm to combine with enhanced browser capabilities.anybody have any other technology (besides batteries) that will be more important to the mobile learning experience than the browser?

Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

And in a comment, I mentioned that the recent launch of the new Firefox browser was prompting me to switch. I had used Safari over Chrome because I trust Apple a wee bit more, and Firefox was a bit slow. And similarly, Google’s search has been the best, and with a browser extension and some adjustments, I was getting ads blocked, tracking stopped, and more. All this changed with the release of Firefox’s new Quantum browser. design technology

My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

Favorite browser and search engine : I use Safari and Google, by default. Of course, I keep Chrome and Firefox around for when something doesn’t work (e.g. I would prefer another search engine, probably DuckDuckGo, but I’m not facile with it, for instance finding images.

Great Comments on Browser Post and New Horrifying IE8 Tales!

Mark Oehlert

I mean really folks, we are talking about the single most foundational and fundamental piece of technology that we use on a daily basis. I'll go back to my original question though, is anyone doing any ROI to see what the opportunity cost is here in NOT switching to say Firefox.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Else Notice How Much Context Amazon is Now Wrapping Around A Book?

Mark Oehlert

I mean check out the photo here.and if you cant see this well enough.just go search for a book. technology at work - and sneaking in where people aren't quite expecting it.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee)

Mark Oehlert

"So heres the flip test: imagine that current corporate collaboration and communication technologies were exclusively E2.0 platforms -- blogs, wikis, etc. -- and all of a sudden a crop ofnew channel technologies -- email, instant messaging, text messaging-- became available. How, in the flip-test universe,would the new channel technologies be received?"

The Best eBook Platforms for the Post-Readium Era

Kitaboo

As a result, the digital publishing industry is currently facing a great challenge and is actively searching for alternate solutions to substitute Readium. There are a number of alternative reading systems based on Readium technology (ReadiumJS, Readium SDK and/or Readium LCP) available.

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Basic Mozilla Ubiquity Commands

eLearning Weekly

Ubiquity is an add-on for Firefox that allows you to quickly perform tasks that would normally take several extra steps (and involve you having to access other web sites). The three commands I’m sharing are: lms Type in lms topic - and Ubiquity will take you to your LMS search results page for that topic. cd Type in cd name to search for somebody in your company’s directory with that name. To get started, make sure you have installed Ubiquity in Firefox.

How Degreed Brings Learning into the Flow of Work

Degreed

Additionally, with the Degreed Button, you can also: Track your learning : I work in technology, where if you’re standing still, you’re falling behind. To bring learning into the flow of work, I can now search for a topic through the Degreed Button to find what’s available to me.

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Comment Challenge Catch-Up

Experiencing eLearning

Do Instructional Designers Really Need Technology Skills? Technology Skills for Instructional Designers. Firefox Extensions. I loved the debate about whether instructional designers need technology skills or not. Two are about the tools I use: Diigo and Firefox. That post gets lots of search engine traffic, hence a high number of views, but has never started a discussion. I’m slowly catching up on the comment challenge.

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Semantic Web Applications - Mundane or Interesting

Tony Karrer

For example, ClearForest provides a Firefox extension called Gnosis. It recognizes Companies, Countries, Industry Terms, Organizations, People, Products and Technologies. Do a search, such as for "cancer" and you get a page with a sidebar that looks like the one shown to the left. Helps you navigate through it using a browse mode in combination with search. A recent post by Richard MacManus on 10 Semantic Apps to Watch discusses several semantic web applications.

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Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

images/css_images/gradient.gif) repeat-x top; height:25px; border-top: 0px solid #1f3349; border-bottom: 0px solid #1f3349 } Below you can find several screenshots from the theme (as is rendered on FireFox 3.6) Compatibility Rounded corners are supported by Firefox and Safari.

Top Ten Tools

Jay Cross

In addition to implementing social learning systems for universities and corporations, she leads workshops on social learning and somehow finds time to maintain the most useful learning site on the net, the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. Two years back, the most popular tools were Firefox, Delicious, Google Search, Skype, and PowerPoint. Collaboration and sharing are edging out searching and authoring. Google Search.

Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

MSFT, Adobe and Firefox are among the big players developing ways to run Web apps (e.g. TechCrunch has a great article which looks at the major efforts through the lens of Firefox's effort - Prism. But Prism has one big advantage: a killer app in the form of Firefox.

Sakai 3 Development Process

Experiencing eLearning

New technologies. Find content through Search or Smart Folders w/filters that aggregate specific content. Technical difficulties–Connect/Firefox/Sakai Demo aren’t playing nicely. These are my notes from the webinar on the Sakai 3 development process by Michael Korcuska about Sakai 3 Participation. This is about the changes coming for Sakai and what needs to be done in the community right now to move development forward.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hinchcliffe Visual on Next-Gen Apps

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Danger of "Quick Wins | Main | Virtual Worlds Management Industry Forecast 2008 » June 23, 2008 Hinchcliffe Visual on Next-Gen Apps Dion Hinchcliffe always does great visuals but I really like this one because I think it will translate well for audiences that perhaps dont swim in water as steeped in technology as all of you reading this. This is a great way to explain how these pieces fit together. June 23, 2008 in Learning/Web 2.0 | Permalink Technorati Tags : 2.0 , hinchcliffe TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Hinchcliffe Visual on Next-Gen Apps : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. T2 Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) gapingvoid Understanding Comics Quoth he. "The hallmark of revolution is that the goals of the revolutionaries cannot be contained by the institutional structure of the society they live in. As a result, either the revolutionaries are put down, or some of those institutions are transmogrified, replaced, or simply destroyed. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us headings, although you might be better served just following the latest things Ive found here. books futures Web 2.0 and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book. www.kaboodle.com The Digested Digest Categories 9/11 Alienware is So. Apple/iPhone/iPod Application Becomes the Platform Arrghh!!! Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder." From the land of Huh? Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0 MASIE Center metadata Mindmapping Mobile Learning Music nature of the universe type stuff Networks Neuro New Learning Models New Tech/Cool Tech Newsletter Open Source podcasting/audioblogging Quote of the Day Quotes Reference Research RSS Search Security Seminal Works Social Social Media Sports Standards The Application Becomes the Platform The Big Question The G Word The Law Things I Never Thought Id See video Virtual Worlds Visualization web conferencing Web/Tech Weblogs Welcome Message Widgets Wikis Working Together Kurt Lewin on del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us where I am linking to all the Lewin stuff I find. If you find something, just tag it with kurt+lewin to add it to the mix. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

MSFT, Adobe and Firefox are among the big players developing ways to run Web apps (e.g. TechCrunch has a great article which looks at the major efforts through the lens of Firefoxs effort - Prism. But Prism has one big advantage: akiller app in the form of Firefox.

100 More Tools for Learning

Mike Taylor

Firefox Send. Eagle Cool – collect, search and organize your image files in a logical way and all in one place. SnackVids – The very first in-video smart search engine. Give ordinary people the right tools, and they will design and build the most extraordinary things.

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5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

1) You can issue commands directly from the search box Many people dont know that you can use the search box to issue commands for e.g., editing a user or changing a lesson.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 8: Ray Kurzweil Keynote

Mark Oehlert

Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

Why Do We Ignore the Most Important Tools We Use?

Mark Oehlert

So I was reading about new developments on the browser front, Firefox 4 is under heavy development , Opera 10.63 We also now have syncing in Chrome and Firefox. Possibly the most ubiquitous piece of technology any of us online use. Are we searching for alternatives?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Vintage Tech Predictions - Some eerily right.

Mark Oehlert

The blog " Modern Mechanix " says that it covers "Yesterdays Technology Today" so true.

Get Your eLearning in Gear

eLearning Development

There are Mac, Windows, and Linux versions for IE and Firefox. The Gears web site has examples of offline search engines, secure financial data applications, and applications that use Flex and Gears. In writing my blog post earlier this week I saw a blurb in the WordPress control panel about Gears with a link to the WordPress blog. I like bike riding, so the word “gears&# got my attention and I followed the link. WordPress is now using Gears to speed up web site load times.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): So here I sit, technically in-between jobs.

Mark Oehlert

federal government working in the e-Learning Technology Center (eLTC) at the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Two new addictions.flickrvision and twittrvision.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Your LMS Is a Control Freak

Mark Oehlert

» September 13, 2007 Your LMS Is a Control Freak Tony Karrer points to and expands on a post at Dicole on Horizontal Technologies for Learning. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gamelab Institute of Play | Main | I swear.this is why people switch to Apple. The line I love from the original post is this, " The concept of Learning Management System (LMS) was wrongly named.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) | Main | "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week) » August 28, 2007 Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence " I will argue here against the idea that convergence should be understood primarily as a technological process bringing together multiple media functions with in the same devices.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Crunchies.a new Web award backed by some high-powered folks.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Thinking about conferences. Main | So how do I convince my wife that Ill need a new iPhone in June? » January 08, 2008 The Crunchies.a new Web award backed by some high-powered folks.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Of General Interest to Edupatents

Mark Oehlert

"Two of the countrys leading industries, computer technology and drugmanufacturing, are battling over an effort by Congress to overhaul theway inventors profit from ideas, with executives on both sides sayingbillions of dollars are at stake."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Danger of "Quick Wins

Mark Oehlert

is soooo much less about technology than about culture (Duh Mark, I know), then I am also becoming more and more convinced of the danger of quick wins. I guess what I am saying is that we should stop acting like changing any organization to take advantage of new technologies or ideas is hard, hard work and we need to respect that, fund like we understand that and invest in ways that indicate we see beyond the next quarter.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

I did a WAY early "Breakfast Byte" session this morning on managing emerging technologies - good turnout and amazingly consistent focus on FEAR as the leading problem in implementing new technologies for learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

The George Mason University Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University invite you to attend the 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium to be held on June 3, 4 & 5, 2008 in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! A teacher using stories to teach! Main | Two Huge Losses: Gary Gygax and Arthur C.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Mark Oehlert

Tom Werner points to some stats from a recent WSJ article that certainly provides some good corporate ammo: Everyone knows that IBM is a bellwether company in the use of technology for learning. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

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