Folksonomies, memes and misunderstanding

Learning with e's

I was thinking about individuals tagging and organising their own content using tools such as Delicious , and then making them available to others. 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." There always has to be some organisation at an individual level, or there would be no folksonomy at the community level - all would remain chaotic.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. tools include popular applications such as blogs, wikis and podcasting; social networking sites such as FaceBook and LinkedIn; photo and videosharing services such as Flickr and YouTube; familiar utilities such as RSS feeds, social tagging (e.g. 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. 40years blogging education FaceBook folksonomies learning social media tagging Technology TwitterPrevious posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I first started working in the field of educational technology in January 1976, at a time when technology was used more for teaching than it was for learning.

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

collaborative tagging, social networking, mash-ups, and wikis), lightweight representation of semantics and metadata is used in the form of folksonomies, user comments, and ratings. Collaborative tagging and folksonomies for multimedia learning objects. Semantic social networking in multimedia-based learning environments. YouTube multimedia Folksonomy e-learning Meta tagging user generated content semantic web mobile learning ontologies Web 2.0

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/10/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

The changing conception of knowledge, the idea of knowing (and learning) as a network phenomenon, and how that changes how we should approach metadata and in particular learning object metadata. Folksonomy: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mess (podcast). Discussion of variouss topics important to folksonomies. Visual Literacy. Incongruities intensify meaning by creating contrasts or juxtapositions that stimulate the emotions, the intellect and imagination.

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.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. Social networking and social bookmarking for health librarians. The Network Society. This is a continuation from yesterday''s post on changing roles , disruptive innovation and the survival of higher education. Changing Times It is now time to take stock.

EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

I met some old friends and forged closer collaborations, and also met some new and interesting colleagues, whom I will be working with in the future - this a real strength of EDEN - bringing together e-Learning professionals and enabling them to network. Tom Wambeke's (KATHO, Belgium) session entitled 'Educational Blogging: in search of a general taxonomy', concluded that folksonomies were less hierarchical and more appropriate measures of blogs.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

What might a PKM program in your organization look like, and how can it leverage social networking tools? This panel shows how individuals and organizations are successfully implementing and gaining value from a PKM strategy that includes social networking tools. Johnson discusses enterprise social networking best practices and illustrates their engagement, usage and returns to the enterprise.

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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? I've been planning my year in review post and just noticed THE BIG QUESTION. 2006 has been a GREAT year! I have several events to be remembered but most importantly 2006 will be remembered as the year of The Learning Triad: blogs, wikis, and RSS.