Museums and Folksonomies

Skilful Minds

A folksonomy results from distinct ways of organizing cultural categories developed from the tags, keywords, people use to describe specific content, or services, on the web. The emphasis in folksonomies is on organizing data, not making friends. social networking Tags: Customer Communities Social Networks Web 2.0

Folksonomies, memes and misunderstanding

Learning with e's

Taking issue with it in his blogpost he says: "A folksonomy loses its qualities as a folksonomy once you have someone 'organising' it, and will quickly become a taxonomy." Taxonomies are imposed, but folksonomies are democratic. In a folksonomy the content defines the community.

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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. Essentially, the Web has become more social. 2002) The Network Society.

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#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

This is nicely facilitated by Social Web technologies (e.g. blogs and wikis), which better enable learning environments to support principles of social constructivism. Collaborative tagging and folksonomies for multimedia learning objects.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

This includes everything from hardware such as servers and workers’ desktop computers, software such as learning management systems (LMSs) and authoring applications, delivery mechanisms such as routers and network wiring, and services and processes such as systems administration and the help desk.

Learning theories for the digital age

Learning with e's

Do we need them to describe and frame what is currently happening in an age where everyone is as connected as they wish to be, where social media are the new meeting places, and where mobile telephones are pervading every aspect of our lives.

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LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Missed the beginning due to a phone call, but glad to actually hear Janet’s voice after all this time interacting through blogs, Facebook, etc. folksonomy rather than standardization. Very few companies have strategy for social media–many say it won’t work in their culture. Control of these infrastructures and services presuppose a signifcant level of economic enfranchisement and social integration, and technical and communicative competency.&#.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

When you look at the keywords on the left you see things like: Social Learning (356) Social Media (411) Twitter (725) Google Wave (22) Camtasia (76) Adobe Captivate (71) Social Network (460) Now, the content set in this case are highly skewed towards innovators as compared to the topic sets being used by my past analysis (training conferences). I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

Twitter ye not

Learning with e's

That's the power of the social network. The power of Twitter lies in filtering a personal network rather than in preformed groups which you do not have control over. Twitter is not Facebook. We want folksonomy not heirarchy. Don't impose rules on the social web. (Er,

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

Challenge to Learn

The first two days were mostly about networking, but today I was able to attend three sessions and the last keynote. We talked about social media and how it will affect learning, we talked about how to bring learning closer to the workplace, we discussed whether or not the role of an e-Learning professional would change from a writer to somebody who moderates and gathers information and then will structure and republish it. I believe for myself that social media and web 3.0

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

They go beyond the Gen X, and Y (Millennial) vision to look into the “virtuals” the first generation that has been socialized in virtual worlds from WebKinz, Club Penguin, Habbo Hotel, etc.—and Search is certainly being affected by the increasingly social nature of online activities.

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December's BIG QUESTION!!! Part I

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Podcasting, videocasting, Corporate YouTube, Tagging, folksonomies vs. taxonomies, social networking, are a few of the elements that make up the new ecosystem we called Learning2.0. What will you remember most about 2006?