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The Smart eXtended Web

Learning with e's

Will the Web recurse infinitely? This is significant, because it heralds a new kind of network made not only of knowledge and people, but a network of smart objects, an Internet of Things. Now the Web is about to get even smarter. Where Web 1.0 I wrote about Web 3.0

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In an Internet minute

Learning with e's

The infographic on this page illustrates the sheer volume of user generated content and user activity that occurs every 60 seconds somewhere on the Internet. It also assumes that people will (and are) using more than one device to access the Internet.

A safer Internet?

Learning with e's

As more and more children use mobile phones and access the Web, so the incidents rise proportionately. We would all love to see a free and open Web that everyone could use without any fear of abuse, bullying or blackmail. Photo by Joel Bombardier A safer Internet?

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease. Why should firms care about web-based authoring tools?

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The Comparative Value of Things

E-Learning Provocateur

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India And The Mobile Internet Revolution

Upside Learning

While doing some research, I came across this interesting article ‘Can India lead the mobile-internet revolution?’ Even though typical Indian consumers have no Internet access, they have a remarkable appetite for digital content.

Web x.0 and beyond

Learning with e's

I'm amazed and delighted at the huge response to my slideshow Web 3.0: which started out as a brief analysis of current thinking on how the web might be extended beyond social tools into a more smart and responsive personal environment for learning. Web 3.0 social web) and web 3.0

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Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

Udemy – Although Udemy has built its reputations in the industry as being the go-to platform for software engineers, designers, web designers, and photographers, which use it to create paid courses, it can also be used by anyone to create their very own, free MOOC.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker. Internet Growth Remains Strong.

Lies, damned lies and the Internet

Learning with e's

Content is growing exponentially on the web, and students are exposed to increasing amounts of erroneous material, misleading, biased or opinionated accounts and false research. Deliberately misleading websites are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to bad content on the web.

4 reasons to use Creative Commons

Learning with e's

attribution content copyright creative commons education intellectual property Internet knowledge learning Technology webIn the social media age, sharing and repurposing are common place.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students.

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT JAY CROSS (CEO and Chief Unlearning Officer at Internet Time Alliance). The Internet Time Alliance , which he chairs, helps corporations and governments use networks to accelerate performance. He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. Jay works from the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley, high in the hills a dozen miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge and a mile and a half from the University.

Clarity needed around Web 3.0

Clark Quinn

A recent report of theirs, Better, Smarter, Faster: How Web 3.0 will Transform Learning in High-Performing Organizations , makes a mistake in it’s extension of a definition of Web 3.0, Their definition: Web 3.0 I’ve presented before my interpretation of Web 3.0, and it is very much about using smart internet services to do, essentially system-generated content (as opposed to 1.0 The mobile web is really not fundamentally a shift.

Video as eLearning: 15 Tips

Web Courseworks

eLearning elearning eLearning myths InBusiness internet Madison Media Productions Madison Productions Inc. online video social media platforms The Khan Academy video Web CourseworksI was recently featured in an article in In Business magazine that highlights “The Online Video Phenomenon” and talks about the upsurge of online video marketing. Why is it so popular?

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Education funnels and webs of learning

Learning with e's

The internet, medical science? But ultimately, teachers have a vast array of personal learning resources at their disposal thanks to the social web. Stephen Heppell learning webs education Ivan Illich Sir Ken Robinson funnels learning school factory model of education deschooling

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The grassroots of learning

E-Learning Provocateur

The Internet is thus the perfect vehicle for explaining the concept of rhizomatic learning. The outcomes of those discussions were more about participating and belonging than about specific items of content – the content was already everywhere around us on the web. In the age of Web 2.0,

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Falling prophets

Learning with e's

The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web has gathered all media together in one 'place'. books Edison education Internet learning media schools television web Zunuck“Books will soon be obsolete in the schools. Scholars will soon be instructed through the eye.

Understanding Organizational Knowledge-web Technologies by Dennis L. Thomas

Learning Solutions Magazine

Just as the Internet is a repository for the world’s data and information, delivered via search engines, websites, and wikis, organizational knowledge-web technologies are designed to capture, manage, and deliver organizational knowledge. Users rapidly gain insight and understanding down into an organization’s how, why, and what-if microlearning tasks. Here’s an overview of how this works. Emerging Topics Management

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Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Synchronized Web Browsing

InSync Training

I In this blog series, Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics, I''ll be sharing high-level summaries of virtual classroom tools, including chat , breakout rooms , whiteboards , application sharing , synchronized web browsing , and survey and feedback tools. Synchronized Web Browsing.

The State of The Web in 2015

KZO Innovations

Let’s look at where the web is at, where it’s going, and why. Here, we’ll answer these key questions and take a close look at the state of the web in 2015. Data suggests that this trend will only continue in the coming years, and that the mobile web will become increasingly important. Along with using more mobile devices, users in recent years have moved away from Internet Explorer in favor of Chrome, Android, and Safari. The Internet of Things is Upon Us.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Social Learning

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers. A brief overview of the content of the article: Traditional use of the Web (i.e.

Should You Update Your Internet Browser? (Hint: Yes!)


Often when we encounter learners who are having trouble accessing our courses, it is as a result of Internet browser issues. I mean, yes, I knew that a browser is what you use to access the Internet, but I didn’t know much beyond that.) Here’s what I found: A browser is a piece of software that lets you visit webpages and use web applications. Browsers also affect Internet speed and how new technology is displayed.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Internet-enabled Physical Simulators: There’s not much more to add from what we said last year, other than that we’ve participated in a pilot that used xAPI to connect a Laerdal simulator to a learning management system, and we’ve read of another similar pilot.

Dev Corner - Customing the Internet with Greasemonkey

Visual Lounge

It is a great way for developers, the web team, and others to share their knowledge with each each other. Glen Hoeppner did a session called "Customing the Internet with Greasemonkey" We thought it would be useful for others to watch. It's time for another Dev Corner update!

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


As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. ConnectNow operates inside a web browser.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Now that we are over halfway through 2016, we felt it was time to reflect on how well our predictions played out here at Web Courseworks as well as the eLearning industry. Performance Improvement is an organizational focus for us here at Web Courseworks.

Power-writing for eLearning Professionals: 6 Secrets to Great Web Content

SHIFT eLearning

After all, web writing is highly visual. There are various tools on the Internet for checking grammar and spelling if the writer is unsure about certain words or phrases. Although often neglected when hiring an eLearning developer, the ability to write well is an important skill.

Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

use of Web 2.0 / social media for work and learning) is that organizations often have not established their policies or guidelines around the use of these tools. I think IBM's policy is a pretty good starting point: IBM Social Computing Guidelines Other company policies or discussions of guidelines I've seen around blogging, social media, web 2.0: One of the barriers commonly cited during my presentations around eLearning 2.0 (use

eLearning in ‘the Cloud’

Web Courseworks

Several eLearning pundits predicted that 2012 will be “the year of the cloud” for those delivering education over the Internet. eLearning cloud computing elearning Jon Aleckson redundancy SaaS scalability the cloud virtual servers web Web CourseworkseLearning in ‘the Cloud’: Should you go with a brand name or look deeply at the facts? While I don’t disagree that cloud computing will continue to be an important, evolving service, its use loosely as [.].

Cyber Security and Internet Freedom

eLearn Hub

Curious about internet freedom and your security online? Including: DDoS attacks, cyber espionage, and web application attacks (and explanations on what this all means). This is a great infographic to explore and discuss pros and cons of various internet […]. The post Cyber Security and Internet Freedom appeared first on eLearn Hub. Posted in Uncategorized.

The browser you loved to hate

E-Learning Provocateur

That’s the tag line for Microsoft’s latest promo for that much maligned browser, Internet Explorer. browsers browser humor humour Internet Internet Explorer Microsoft the browser you loved to hate web

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Not so shallow

Learning with e's

It''s like many books that have recently critiqued the Internet Age. It has one message - the Internet is dumbing down society by trivialising knowledge. 2010) The Shallows: How the Internet is changing the way we think read and remember.

The 3 mindsets of m-learning

E-Learning Provocateur

Responsive web design may render my argument moot – but only when rapid authoring tools adopt the protocol, enabling Average Joe to implement it. One of my most popular posts of last year was M-Learning’s dirty little secrets.

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