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). 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. Mashups Possibilities. API and Mashup Directories.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Here are a few: Amazon’s Askville , Yahoo Answers , Answerbag , Gotta Mentor , BlurtIt , and WikiAnswers. Create a Mashup. Mashups let you combine and remix information, media, content, web applications and services in new ways. Making a mashup promotes perceiving information in new ways and is a learning experience in itself. Two mashup platforms are Pipes and Scrapplet. Buzz up! There are so many cool ways to learn online now.

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.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Upside Learning Blog , April 27, 2009 Online CEU Credits - eLearning Technology , April 27, 2009 508 Compliance, Even If You Do Not Need To - MinuteBio , April 30, 2009 Diffusion of Innovations - Kapp Notes , April 30, 2009 Gathering comments with Yahoo Pipes? Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

The Business Web

Tony Karrer

Simultaneously, companies like Google and Yahoo have announced their intention to compete against Microsoft Exchange by offering a version of their consumer email services repurposed for business. Gmail for Domains ([link] ) and Yahoo Business Email ( [link] ) are serious competitors to the traditional email server franchise. The reason is that The Business Web will be best known for its ability to easily create composite applications, or what is now popularly known as "mash-ups.”

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Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

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. The Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform has an interesting approach here – by providing an API so that Common Cartridge content hosted on the LMS can easily be “mashed-up&# with blogs, wikis, social networking sites and so on. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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 Big Question is back. December Big Question - What did you learn about learning?

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LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups What do you see as the biggest challenges for 2007? The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. The questions this month are: What will you remember most about 2006? What are the biggest challenges for you/us as head into 2007? What are your predictions for 2007? Answering this question is a bit more of a challenge for me.

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

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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