APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. 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). Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Mashups.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

There are so many cool ways to learn online now. Learn through Visual Search Engines. Learn from Word Clouds. Though Word Clouds aren’t new, have you used them as a learning tool? Here are a few: Amazon’s Askville , Yahoo Answers , Answerbag , Gotta Mentor , BlurtIt , and WikiAnswers. One of the best ways to learn is to look at things from a new perspective. OpenLearn has a Learning Space with lecture notes and discussion forums.