Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

APIs are useful for extending the data or functionalities of one application and create other applications or mashups. There are a number of highly popular mashups available on the Internet today, including ones that cater to learning and education.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins

Mark Oehlert

» June 03, 2007 Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins Sam Adkins at Ambient Insight passed along a link to a post on the Social Strategist that I just reading through now but which does a compare and contrast between some of the emerging tools for creating mash-ups. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

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). Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Google. Mashups. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map. Mashups Possibilities. Uses Google Docs.

Google-Assisted “Search� Learning…but pls don’t say “according to Google�

Janet Clarey

You probably just “google it” and then click the Wikipedia entry for whatever you’re “googling.&# Many did not grow up using print encyclopedias and dictionaries like many older (some Gen X, boomer, mature) workers. I’m actually sick of Google. I think this general blah came from a few too many “according to Google…&# sightings. Don’t you just want to say, “Google is not a person.&#

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

According to CIO.com , “The new cornucopia of public and private data is providing a new opportunity to mash up multiple big data sets to gain new insights beyond what a single big data set allows. Is this something that provides value but takes up more of your time than it should?

Incredibly Cool! Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development

Tony Karrer

where we had speakers from IBM, Google, Microsoft, Sony and others talking about what it really means (especially for corporations). One of the most interesting things was the Enterprise Mashup demonstration by Rod Smith at IBM. Now go look at the Google Gadgets which work on Any Web Page. Now go visit my previous article: Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups. Last week I moderated an event on Web 2.0

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

Oh, there is also API (Application Program Interface) and Mashups (two more APIs – great example – Google Maps whereas they show restaurants, businesses, etc.). Then a wrap-up review of WOLC, the following week. As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

Wikipedia has a write up on Web 2.0 The ideas that make up Web 2.0 are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. A web mashup is the second concept in what makes up Web 2.0. Web mashups make sharing information easier by allowing web technologies to comunicate with each other through web services and other technologies. iGoogle does a good job of this type of mashup by aggregation. Mashup Blog

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Xyleme

Examples include: A lesson of the week on the back of the toilet door (as done at Google). Catching up on what my Twitter network are sharing, whilst waiting for a train. Picking up a couple of recent blog posts or videos from my RSS reader whilst eating lunch.

Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

Spector ( 2009 ) of Google Inc. 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.

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

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&#. Vendors are adding more “comments&# and voting i.e. yes or no or thumbs up/thumbs down features. Real Time collaborative tools, such as integration with Google Docs or desktop sharing, slowly starting to appear.

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Learning spaces and places

Learning with e's

I began to discuss this in a paper I published last year in Future Internet entitled Learning Space Mashups. We just haven't got around to it yet, but the true mashups are a good start. Tags: delicious affordances Flickr pelc10 design navigation Google Maps

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

No Skype nor Google+ icons and thus direct connections to, under your profile (although I understand with Google+ because it is so new). No Google voice nor any news aggregators such as Google Reader, etc. Extensive API and Mashup directors for you to pick and choose from.

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danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code. If a mashup produced a Frankenmonster, you threw it away and tried something else. danah boyd opened ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 with a keynote on teenagers, networks, and work in the 21st century.

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. Now before you argue about “security&# or “privacy&# , you can create (even now using mashups or some APIs) the ability to lock down or block certain areas. Pods which were off the hub included a bookstore, library, event center, courses (to sign up and take), chat rooms and other items. Greetings from Moscow.

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. Collaborative learning also can be informal discussion groups in Yammer, rating content on SharePoint or mashing up a video.

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. If you want to know a fact you Google it, but if you want to see a clip, you YouTube it.

Launching a Web Collaboration Platform? Here’s How to Get Past the Naysayers

Mindflash

But this is 2011, and a trickle-up strategy was working. GLEAN, a Google Apps mashup using Yammer , Voice Thread , Elluminate , and other tools, became a reality soon after the IT head saw a similar network in action at another university.

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

Publisher further fosters learner social interactions through a variety of social media within the courses themselves; authors can embed course-specific blogs, comment and ratings capabilities, and even YouTube videos and Google Mashups. Social learning, on the other hand, empowers organization from the bottom-up through transparency, trust, and self-direction. It’s Friday yay! That means it’s time to feature another LMS that kicks ass!

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. It shows up in your browser. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser. Accepts APIs and Mashups. Accepts Google apps – first 1o users are free.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Diggspose: New Visualization of Digg stories

Mark Oehlert

Main | Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist » May 30, 2007 Diggspose: New Visualization of Digg stories So here is a story on Webware about a mashup between yourminis and digg - the result of which is a number of new ways to visually represent the stories on digg. Just to clarify, the mashup is a combination of Digg and Snap.com, and is not associated with netvibes, nor yourminis (the company I work for).

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite. The Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform has an interesting approach here – by providing an API so that Common Cartridge content hosted on the LMS can easily be “mashed-up&# with blogs, wikis, social networking sites and so on. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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

eLearning 24-7

Mashups, Google charts. Embed features such as Widgets, Mashups – that people can find on the web or create themselves or that you offer, or that other end users can create and an exchange for people to share – exchanges in 2011 are going to grow in all e-learning spaces. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began.

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Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social E-Mail - Google Buzz. RSS Reader – Google Reader Bloglines. Open Source/Mashups - APis, open source – while open source and APIs are not social media, they will enable multi-faceted social media features and capabilities. Actually, in some circles, mashups are considered a form of social media. Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly.

DevLearn 2009 – Day 2 Recap

eLearning Weekly

Session 613: Mobile Gaming Models – A Google Case Study and More! Julie Clow (from Google) was unable to co-present. Google Leadership Game. Google worked with David Metcalf to create a leadership training program that was a mash-up with 7-8 Google tools: Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, Google Talk, etc. The MovingKnowledge engine bridged the gap between Google apps to provide a cohesive learning experience.

The Business Web

Tony Karrer

Ozzie had made his views widely known in his October 28, 2005 memo called, "Services Disruption,” where he stated the future would be dominated not by software like that made by Microsoft, but by services offered by companies like Google and salesforce.com who were changing the software game forever by delivering a new paradigm.

Activity in Last Six Months

Tony Karrer

Better Questions for Learning Professionals Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Clark Aldrich - "Second Life is not a teaching tool" Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides The referral sources showed that almost half of my traffic comes via various search engines rather than from RSS readers or from links on other blogs.

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.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

I first took what I was getting from Google Analytics to see what was viewed over the past six months (approximately 125,000 page views in total). Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Given the nomination , I'm not sure how much new traffic will come to check out this blog, but I know that it's always hard to come to a blog and get a sense of what the person talks about. This is the reason I created the First Time Visitor's Guide.

Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. That’s how we use Google and corporate wikis and instant messenger. Jay tells us the early definition of Performance Support was: Performance Support empowered novice employees to get up to speed rapidly, to perform with a minimum of outside coaching or training, and to do the job as well or even better than experienced workers.

Social e?learning authoring system

Take an e-Learning Break

Easily embed mashup widgets, such as YouTube videos, Google Charts, and others. I'm checking out a social e?learning learning authoring system that allows you to to create and deliver interactive e?learning learning 2.0 content with embedded social media. Composica 4.0 empowers authors to take full advantage of social media tools to create a learning community around each course.

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

eLearning Observations, Codeyear and Web Tools

Moodle Journal

Well not surprisingly we decided to schedule a further, more by way of a heads up session, where I took the opportunity to show where and how observers could capture eLearning activities and participation, along with some examples of good practice from trials that I had run in the past. Si I recommend giving this one a try, though at the present time you will require either Firefox or Google Chrome browsers to run the service.

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=58772167&rKey=9ac6286700094e6f Thought I’d do a quick post with some random follow-up thoughts: Skim Long Posts I asked at the start of the online session how many people had read my post that basically was very similar content. People end up staying home to be able to attend virtual events. But the pain point for companies and for CLOs is responding to the pace and living up to the commitment that they are going to do more with less.

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Process: October: open up to the advisory board. Useful for education b/c applications that are comparable to installed software (like Google Docs). Example: sending students out with cameras and sharing geotagged images, mashup images with Google Maps.

What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Google Wave is the johnny-come-lately. Just as the Google Search Appliance enables companies to find needles in haystacks behind their firewalls, Wave is likely to replace lots of wikis and content management systems. It requires more widgets and mashups to become useful.