APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

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). APIs available in popular programs – SAAS. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. Mashups. Mashups Possibilities. Social Learning?

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

danah boyd opened ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 with a keynote on teenagers, networks, and work in the 21st century. A programmer would submit a program on punch cards and wait hours for it to compile. Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code.

World Health 2.0

Learning with e's

I'm very pleased to see that a paper I have been working on with colleagues was published this week in a very specialised health related journal: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. tools, mashups and aggregators to predict localised social trends such as flu epidemics.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

The digital environment generated a number of opportunities to participate in a sophisticated and goal oriented social, civic and leisure activities when online. As per Keardley (2000) [2] , online learning has become a social activity like an individual one.

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.

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

Have you tried curating content for your education programs? Rather than creating all your course content from scratch, learning content curation can help you to update and extend your member education programs with new material.

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development ) I found myself no longer recommending the use of RoboInfo or other similar programs for reference materials. Social networks through my blog or LinkedIn are great ways to get specific help for yourself and for others.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

eLearning Observations, Codeyear and Web Tools

Moodle Journal

Well not surprisingly we decided to schedule a further, more by way of a heads up session, where I took the opportunity to show where and how observers could capture eLearning activities and participation, along with some examples of good practice from trials that I had run in the past. If you have not come across this yet, its basically an interactive introduction to computer programming.

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Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals

The Learning Circuits

Estimates show that upwards of 90% of workplace learning takes place outside of formal programs. In recent years, this social learning has expanded and exploded via online social networks. Networks like Twitter, facebook, or internal solutions like Yammer enable this social workplace learning to break through the constraints of face-to-face meetings. That networking resource is a gold mine for learning curation.

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.

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How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot of conversation about social media. It’s also a great way to build a personal learning network. It’s a more personal connection to the network and you can stay on top of the cool tutorials we create with Screenr. It’ll strengthen your network of peers.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Marshall McLuhan) -- Im not trying to be a smarty-pants here, but I looked this up and Gary was close: "We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. AT&T gave back computer networking after a 6 month trial.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The art of Twitter , October 11, 2010 Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. This presentation came about while following PLENK , a big online course on Personal Learning Environments, Networking and Knowledge. Having said that, social media has its dark sides , too. Network Learning. Open up the Navigation.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

According to a December 2011 issue of Business Insider, the mobile apps analytics firm Distimo said many popular apps were games such as Angry Birds, social networking such as Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and other content such as Google Maps and iBooks. According to Cisco’s 2011 Visual Networking Index, 78 hours of new video content is uploaded to YouTube every minute, and Cisco estimates that half of all Internet content is video, increasing to 90 percent in a few years.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Offers optional screen recording program ($99). Social Learning Content Authoring Tool. Mashups, Google charts. Embed features such as Widgets, Mashups – that people can find on the web or create themselves or that you offer, or that other end users can create and an exchange for people to share – exchanges in 2011 are going to grow in all e-learning spaces. In social networking alone, over 385 sites.

LMS/LCMS Puzzlers

eLearning 24-7

No follow-up, zip. How many times have they not responded within that time frame and then you have to pick up the phone and call them? API – Application Program Interface. Some items could be: widgets, web conferencing (if you do not want to go the “preferred&# way), e-commerce/shopping cart, your own self built social network, robots, mashups, etc.

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