The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf.

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Semantic technologies and learning

Learning with e's

This is nicely facilitated by Social Web technologies (e.g. blogs and wikis), which better enable learning environments to support principles of social constructivism. collaborative tagging, social networking, mash-ups, and wikis), lightweight representation of semantics and metadata is used in the form of folksonomies, user comments, and ratings. Collaborative tagging and folksonomies for multimedia learning objects.

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On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Process: October: open up to the advisory board. brainstorming: lots of wikis, blogs, social networking, audio/podcasts. Example: sending students out with cameras and sharing geotagged images, mashup images with Google Maps. Tagging tools. Personal Learning Environments/Personal Learning Networks. Right now, there’s a manual process of tagging or have software tag it (still cumbersome). Sign up for the 2010 Advisory Board.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of social learning session can be used to compile a frequently asked question page (FAQs).

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of social learning session can be used to compile a frequently asked question page (FAQs).

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning

This is where the rubber meets the road, by dreaming up features we invent the mLearning systems future right here. Social/Collaborative – Offering tools that mimic social media/network software will be one obvious theme. While Upside2Go already includes features that support sharing and interactions around shared media, I’d want the social flavor to run deeper.

Decembers BIG QUESTION! Part III

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Enterprise Learning2.0 : With the coming of Vista and the inevitable LMS upgrades, corporations will begin to see, touch, and feel the collective power of RSS, tagging, social networks, and user-generated content. Efforts like SLOODLE which mashes up MOODLE and Secondlife are only the beginning. Grassroots Powerplay : The user-generated content movement will pick up steam in 2007. What are your predictions for 2007?

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. Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. MentorBlog: Connecting Students and their Mentors using Social Software.

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