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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. Responses may be formatted in either XML or JSON. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

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That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. I believe this is very possible, because regardless of the generation, people want easy, they want fast and if they could do a lot of things in a system for example, rather than having multiple windows open, they would do it. Opens up learning, and makes your solution a one stop service. Combines the benefits of Twitter, Facebook, social bookmarking sites, aggregators.

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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

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Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. The best part about an online course is that you are not limited to just one content format. Instead, you can choose the format that works best for each individual piece of content. Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

Open Office. I keep hearing good things about Open Office. The free version is all you need to quickly convert most file types to the.pdf format. To create a.pdf, just use the print command from the source program that the file was created in. It’s open source software, yet actually has some Help documentation. It’s a way to broadcast and get updates with AIM buddies from all your social media. Free, open source and all that good stuff.

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

For eBooks, it’s using the ePub format, which is an open source standard allowing digital publications to work on different devices. The iPad then, can be used for audio-based synchronous learning, collaboration, meetings and just-in-time support. Social Media. Because the iPad can connect through Wi-Fi and 3G (depending on the model) and has a screen size that makes text legible, it’s ideal for mobile social media activities.

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