Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below.

Is Attention Important in Learning?

The Learning Circuits

A recent CNET article noted that the typical office worker is interrupted every three minutes by an e-mail, IM, phone call, etc. IBM also is looking at solutions to manage scheduling for the next version of Lotus Workplace, part of IBM's collection of software that rivals Office. But I don't think the scheduling tools that Microsoft and Lotus are building are it.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

So, yes, you have to set up policies and alert people just like you do around any form of electronic communication (email, IM). Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Applications in Learning. It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully.

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