TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals. An example of using a social networking tool, Ning, in an online class is reported.&#.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. to version 3.6.6

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/24/2010 From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6 With the pace that new versions of eFront are released is easy to not get enough information of improvements and new futures that have been added since the initial version 3.6 Version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

eFront

and IMS Common Catridge and with version 3.6 You can check eFronts acceptance page on ADLs site at: [link] The process for becoming a SCORM adopter includes submission and validation of the original, unedited Summary and Detailed Test Logs showing the Level of Conformance produced by the latest version of the Conformance Test Suite for the respective SCORM version. to version 3.6.6

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." After reading Janets post, I talked with our CTO about some ways that we could build a little bit of "version control" into our Flash Course Development Templates. More likely, if they dont have version control tools, its because they havent even thought about it. I suppose most LMS/LCMS keep track of versions on some levels.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." My LinkedIn account has my resume, as does Facebook. Im not looking for a job right now, so theres no urgent need. Im blogging the progress at [link] Best 2:59 AM jmaddrell said.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. According to the article, user input has increased 1,200 percent in the last year, and the latest version can import satellite imagery, to allow soldiers and Marines to rehearse on the exact terrain they will later fight on.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Want RealPlayer without ads? Thank You BBC!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Teachertube Test | Main | Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone » April 03, 2008 Want RealPlayer without ads? According to this article in the Washington Post, the BBC required Real to produce a version of its player without ads.

Is the cloud hastening the demise of the LMS?

Xyleme

The IMS Global Learning Consortium has announced the release latest version of the IMS Learning Tools Interoperability Specification – Version 1.1. This specification provides a way for courses running in IMS-conformant Learning Management systems to securely access remote content, tools and services, and receive back user’s results. Perhaps the unintended consequence of the IMS LTI 1.1 LEARNING REACHES TO THE CLOUD.

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Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. Testing worked well on all well known browsers: Latest version of Chrome, Firefox 5, IE 9 and latest version of Safari (did not test with Opera, Avant or a few others).

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. To understand the difference between the two standards, it’s important to note that IMS and Caliper are driven by higher ed and thus of particular interest to the Educause crowd.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. I will sent you a message via LinkedIn. to version 3.6.6

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ▼ October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. to version 3.6.6

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace Over the past few weeks Ive conducted about 17 interviews with current college students and recent graduates. Everyone who has graduated from college since 2005 has a FaceBook account. Im not sure how this relates to danah boyds recent blog article on Viewing American class divisions through FaceBook and MySpace. As far as the gender divide in video games, Im not sure I believe it.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. IMS Caliper: Caliper is the latest standard from IMS. To understand the difference between the two standards, it’s important to note that IMS and Caliper are driven by higher ed and thus of particular interest to the Educause crowd.

Adobe’s LMS Amps up Engagement & Compliance in New Release

Adobe Captivate

Today’s enhancements continue that trend and are marked by a clear milestone for the industry in Social Learning , User Generated Content & Gamification. This version introduces common-sense social & user generated content tools that incentivize participation by adding integrated gamification features. They share these learning assets with one another using various social media apps, emails, IM’s and casual conversations.

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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages. eFront facebook fans eFront e-Learning on Facebook Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (15) ▼ October (1) Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge OK.so The last session that Peter Smith and I were in, Halo vs. Facebook , was just awful. Evidently the big takeaway there was that you can social experiences in both and that those experiences will be different.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

Also, Connie is member of the Instructional Designers & E-Learning professionals group on LinkedIn - Group Join Link Learning Ecosystems by Daniel S. I Came, I Saw, I Learned by Kevin Siegel The content focuses on eLearning, mLearning, social media, and how-to articles for Captivate, Camtasia, FrameMaker, Acrobat, RoboHelp and PowerPoint. Through his blog and consulting practices, people look to Harold for innovative ideas on business, technology, social networks and learning.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? IBM I only briefly mentioned how other organizations are adopting these tools in a big way - The Wall Street Journal - June 18 2007 - social networking at IBM 26,000 registered blogs. Version Control - It's easy to roll back changes.

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Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

eFront

The English version supports Windows, OS X, Linux, and even eeePC. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: articulate , celtx , digitales , free e-learning , free e-learning resources , free storyboard templates , powerpoint templates , rapid storyboard , storyboard depot , storyboard templates , xmind Reactions: 2comments: millysecond said. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6

Elearning applications

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: android app for learning , bigbluebutton , corporate e-learning blogs , free e-learning , low cost e-learning for small business , low cost e-learning solutions , mlearning , open source e-learning Reactions: 2comments: Alexei said. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. to version 3.6.6

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: delivering e-learning , designing successful e-learning , e-learning and the science of instruction , e-learning books , e-learning by design , elearning for begginers , the e-learning handbook Reactions: 2comments: Tanya said. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. to version 3.6.6

e-Learning Glossaries

eFront

ISITE Designs e-Learning Glossary e-Learning Glossary The glossary is actually a wiki created by the eLearning Networks members. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

As of version 4.3, It can run on a wide range of operating systems, including various Unix versions, Mac and Microsoft Windows (95, 98, NT4, ME, 2000, XP, Vista). Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: digital signal processor (DSP) , natural language processor , NLP , text-to-speech , TTS , using TTS in an eLearning course Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first!

The gradebook module

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: Modules Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

social learning - experimentação. JudithELS Gisele Brugger e-Learning designer & developer @giselebrugger Ian Huckabee e-Learning and social learning laughter @weejeelearning Tom Kuhlmann Tom shares practical tips & tricks for building e-Learning courses. social learning - experimentação November 28, 2010 7:31 AM Christoforos Online said. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

Extensions on RSS module

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: Modules , RSS Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ▼ August (2) From version 3.6

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Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: alearning , e-learning curve , e-learning queen , elearning coach , making change , pinched head blog , rapid e-learning blog , tagoras , top 10 e-learning posts , top e-learning blog posts Reactions: 6comments: Connie Malamed said. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. to version 3.6.6

Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: CSS3 , eFront , Themes Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. to version 3.6.6

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

For more info and additional options on this tool check: [link] 3) You can integrate eFront with Facebook, Wordpress, Joomla, LDAP or Amember Either through our Social layer, or through the help of our users community, eFront can be integrated with a variety of other systems. Here is a few links to a integrations specifics: Facebook - [link] Amember - [link] Joomla - [link] Wordpress - [link] LDAP - [link] 4) You can extend eFront in various ways through modules.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

eFront

We anticipate that the transition will be completed on the next few incremental versions. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: Courses , curriculum Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Online Visual Identity

Learning Visions

Ive had the same profile picture up for months -- on my blog, in Facebook, MyBlogLog, and now here. So Im going to try to mix it up a bit. Im still smiling. But Im wearing a different purple shirt. I should also show you pictures of me where Im not smiling. profile pic is a purple me, although fine for that but abit scary for twitter and facebook!!! Fat-fingered the draft version of the original comment.) Usually, Im the one with the camera.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs | Main | SCORM and the Whole 2.0 My favs include the new edition that includes like maybe a new chapter and obsoletes every used version out there so either you cant sell a book or you cant buy used but have to buy new. Im surprised this hasnt happened sooner and isnt bigger.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16

Learning Visions

Im losing my steam, but trying to stay somewhat on target. So go ahead and "Email or IM another blogger in your niche to introduce yourself and your blog". I want to share as much as I can about projects Im working on. Im not sure Ill bother with that. Another application I tried through another site I had problems with too, so it could be because Im at work trying stuff out. Im not sure if it does much for a site with minimal traffic.

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Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

Primo PDF has a free and paid version. The free version is all you need to quickly convert most file types to the.pdf format. It’s a way to broadcast and get updates with AIM buddies from all your social media. You can also paste the video into an IM chat, email or Twitter. Share this on Facebook. Share this on Linkedin.

10 tips for using eFront

eFront

3) [professor] Use the open-source version to create locally lessons and then just upload them to you distant server. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. to version 3.6.6

E front v3.7 - architecture

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first! The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Im already feeling a bit overwhelmed. You can find the latest version of it here. Im about halfway through Michael Allens new book, Designing Successful E-Learning. Between you and John Im going to need to ask for a visit to Ikea for a new bookshelf too! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.