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). hiogi.com – mobile search based on the knowledge of a worldwide community. Mashups. Post your blog and status - appears in Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo. Search for restaurants in Google and Google Maps shows up with the various restaurants on the map.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Learn through Visual Search Engines. How would you like your search engine to show results in a collage? It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Although the results might not be as robust as with conventional search engines, it’s a lot more fun. Other visual search tools include: viewzi , Kart00 and search-cube. Real time search is very now. Create a Mashup. Buzz up!

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danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

danah spells her name in lower case, but everything else about her is upper case: Master’s in Sociable Media with Judith Donath at the MIT Media Lab , PhD at UC Berkeley School of Information advised by Peter Lyman and Mimi Ito , fellow at the Annenberg Center for Communication , fellow at the Berkman Center at Harvard, work at Yahoo, Intel, Google, and now Microsoft. Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. The thought leaders in the activity streams space are thinking about standards for interoperability, how people can grant access to their feeds selectively, stream searching, de-duping, and security concerns. Last week, Google, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo!, Wikipedia: nothing up yet

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Wow, what a great list from 2006, I'm glad I have that saved somewhere. ;) So how about in here's a random list of things from 2007: My 10 year old son edited Wikipedia - A Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update and added value. The way people find you can be amusing: Top Ten Subliminal Searches. The Big Question is back.

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Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Leading social media vendors like Jive Software are integrating with the top ECM platforms to provide unified search, workflow, and storage of enterprise and social content, proving a cohesive environment where formal content is supported by an ecosystem of users that contribute expertise and relevant information. Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

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. Sometimes its not even consciously done -- they might put up photos and tag them -- dont mean to generate content for others, but they do) Wearable computing (being a cyborg and having implants is the stuff of sci fi -- but its not that far away) "We look at the future through rear-view mirrors."

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

Search bar. the Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, External blog, IM connections – Yahoo, AIM, etc., Other social media options, I mean there is over 2,400 social media sites on the net, and over 390 social networking sites – either come up with your own ideas – preferable, or look around and see what you can use. Extensive API and Mashup directors for you to pick and choose from. I admit that in general I have been underwhelmed in the past with Saba.

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