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Mobile is still on the rise, with more vendors (LMS, authoring tools, assessment, e-learning tools, etc.) They have integrated the API into their tool, platform, and so on. and when they have net connectivity again, the data is pulled back into the tool or system. The majority of vendors that do offer an app, are really saying that you can access their tool, system online via the app. Messaging in a Bottle err Device. Instant Messaging.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Users can share voice and video, display online PowerPoint presentations, documents, share their screen and show web pages, making annotations along the way.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Web 2.0 Definition of the tool. Best Use of Tool. A wiki is a self-organizing knowledge web site. Wiki software allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. It is so named because of the speed in which wiki software allows someone to update the web site. Short Text Messaging.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research


Google dominates the battle for the search engine with 66.7 % of all searches that occur being via Google – and of students surveyed, 94% used Google or another search engine as an online reserach tool. 1989: Demonstration of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee.

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Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

Synchronous learning also benefited by technology; first the telephone and then online tools such as text chat, instant messaging, internet telephony and web conferencing. And when that asynchronous learning is online as opposed to by snail mail, then the practical barriers break down: You can post messages just about instantly.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

While Twitter is asynchronous, it's not easily used as other kinds of tools for discussion. Because of that I've been watching closely what's happening with various tools that have different ways of supporting asynchronous conversation models.

Dimdim. Another Web Conferencing Tool

Take an e-Learning Break

I am checking out DimDim , another web-conferencing tool. You can send them Webcam video and audio (or make it a two-way conference if you like), chat with all attendees, or send private instant messages to individuals. Setting up a meeting in Dimdim is very easy. You can kick off a meeting immediately or schedule it for later (including recurring meetings). The product lets you conduct online slide shows using PowerPoints and PDFs.

Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning: Benefits and Limitations

CommLab India

Asynchronous learning : Asynchronous learning is self-paced in which courses are designed in various authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, etc. Unlike synchronous learning, this training is delivered online, i.e., via the web.

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.

Clever Tool - IM Aggregator

Bottom-Line Performance

Meet one tool that can bring them all together into one place. Digsby combines email, social networking, and instant messaging in one little list off to the side of your screen. It will show any new messages from Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Entrepreneurship Got Plastic Surgery, and it Looks Better: The Changing Business World


A sound business plan is still vital for companies with many moving parts, and can act as a great organizing tool. In today’s world of constant communication and instant messaging, location matters even less than it did previously.

Strategies for transformation 2: from synchronous to asynchronous

Clive on Learning

The most obvious examples are classroom courses and on-the-job training sessions, but also in this category we must place the use of the telephone and live online tools, such as instant messaging, Skype and virtual classrooms. Reading a book, watching a video, listening to a podcast, surfing the web or interacting with an e-learning programme are all asynchronous; so is communicating by post, by text messages, by email or through forums, blogs, wikis and social networks.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. I understand this list is more inclined towards tools that learning professionals use for their own learning as opposed to those used for creating learning programs or training sessions.

Four Ways Technology Is Changing How People Learn [Infographic]

SHIFT eLearning

The reality is that a plethora of tools facilitate or even encourage cooperation—from social network to instant messaging applications. In web sessions or web-enabled class, students from all over the world turn to each other for help and connect in virtual classrooms.

7 Tips for Delivering Engaging Live Online Training Experiences

DigitalChalk eLearning

When employees are not being watched, they may feel as though they can get away with checking instant messages and emails during the meeting. Test and Employ the Right Tools for the Job. Note the old saying, “a carpenter is only as good as his tools”.

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Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

There are lots of tools you can use to create your project plan, from a simple spreadsheet to web-based collaborative management systems. How will meetings be held, in person or by phone or web conference? I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects.

The Semantic Web Cometh – 2

Upside Learning

In my last post ( Semantic Web Cometh ), I mentioned how the underlying principles of the Semantic Web should make it highly inclusive and provide a uniform descriptive language across all sorts of media and technologies and consequently let users spend more time immersed meaningfully in the learning process. In the current scheme of the web, we spend inordinately long amounts of time finding information to use and little time using and interacting with it.

Project Management Tips for Your eLearning Course


If you don’t already have favorite project management software to help you formally schedule out the project, here are a few suggestions: Microsoft Project is a software program that offers the ability to produce a project timeline including resource allocation, instant messaging within groups, and team collaboration. Trello is a free tool that offers both a web and app version.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs. Web 2.0

At The Water Cooler of Learning

Marcia Conner

We need to start taking advantage of the tools and technology that exist today and those coming online tomorrow. We have become obsessed with formal learning in the workplace. In our zeal to learn, we have transferred the formal model of learning into the collective mind of our corporations.

5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses


Typically, webinars are held through web conferencing software that features instant messaging tools. So, your employees don’t need any graphic or web design experience to create engaging online training content. Online Training Simulations As Diagnostic Tools.

LMS Selection Checklist: How To Choose The Best One?


Many would say that the process is rather overwhelming because the sheer abundance makes it challenging to identify the best tool that meets and exceeds the expectations. Is your company equipped to service the selected tool on your own or do you need to hire help?

The Golden Keys to Personal Productivity

Learning Wire

Whether it be apps, software, computers, meetings or projects that you are asked to manage, working to full your potential means successfully handling these tools. This could be instant messaging or phone calls.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)


There’s also the fact that Twitter provides few mechanisms for saving, cataloguing and viewing tweets at a later time, besides the rather inflexible hashtags; it’s more a stream-of-messages than a content repository. Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life.

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

eLearning 24-7

Assessment tool with plagiarism detection (education system). Integrate with web based e-mail calendars – Gmail and Hotmail. Proprietary web conferencing – finally! more common is partnering with a web conferencing vendor). Tutoring, mentor tools. Instant messaging. Assessment tools – big question – how many don’t include them at no additional charge? Pre and Post assessment as part of their tool.

10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on. Instant access to information and services isn’t just convenient — it’s how we live our lives.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


e-Learning: e-Learning is a broad term used to describe learning that occurs through the use of electronic means, which can include web-conferencing, CD-ROM, and web-based training. An LCMS has a built-in authoring tool, and LMSs do not.

Leadership Qualities of a Millennial Leader

CLO Magazine

According to Connecting to the Net.Generation: What Higher Education Professionals Need to Know about Today’s Students , 97 percent of Generation Y own a computer; 94 percent own a cell phone; 76 percent use instant messaging; 69 percent have a Facebook account; 44 percent read blogs regularly; 34 percent use websites as their primary source of news, and 28 percent author a blog. Although the prospect of baby boomers retiring has been delayed by the recession, it is coming.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

CLAs are focused on studying and reporting human behavior in relation to learning and productivity technologies, specifically, Web 2.0 Gaps consultant - a snapshot analyst for gaps in information, data or process that are missing in networks (project leads, instructional designers, writers, editors, researchers - example is tracking micro -learning impacts by using Web 2.0 tools). Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Future jobs, now, today!

Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Skypechat, for instant messaging and discussion with my peers at Internet Time Alliance. Journals, again online and on paper, a vital tool for reflection. For me, this cycle of pull-reflect-push is my contribution to the knowledge commons that is the web.

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Towards a state of onlignment

Clive on Learning

Today sees the launch of onlignment, a new blog focusing on the use of web conferencing and similar tools (from instant messaging to telepresence) for learning and business communications. There's no doubt that, something like ten years after their initial launch, web conferencing and other synchronous communication tools are now enjoying a huge surge in popularity. Web conferencing’s time has come.

Employee Training Software: 18 Keys to Finding the Best Product for You


Do they actively use chat rooms and instant message or not? Short, custom training modules work better on mobile than long videos or web classes. But if you select the right one your company, you’ll have a powerful tool that pays off in spades.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)


There’s also the fact that Twitter provides few mechanisms for saving, cataloguing and viewing tweets at a later time, besides the rather inflexible hashtags; it’s more a stream-of-messages than a content repository. Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life.

Part 2: The Mentality Behind Measurement

CLO Magazine

“There are times when measuring your social media matters: seeing how many people clicked on your Web, how many people go into a virtual game you might have had for them to learn about your product — that’s getting good feedback,” she said. Once a social learning strategy is in place, learning leaders should measure it as they would any other initiative to determine if it’s working, if it’s solving a business need and how it can be improved.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research


Google dominates the battle for the search engine with 66.7 % of all searches that occur being via Google – and of students surveyed, 94% used Google or another search engine as an online reserach tool. 1989: Demonstration of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Adoption Ideas Webinar Software - Adoption Advice Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Web 2.0

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Facility for online discussion, instant messaging, video conferencing. Technology, be it web 2.0 THE WEB 87. Social Learning Tools 120. Five Easy Steps to an Instant Infrastructure for Social Learning 223. We just cut the price of the eBook to $12.

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