Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Mozilla’s Open Badges project is working to solve that problem, making it easy for anyone to issue, earn and display badges across the web through a shared technical infrastructure. From Mozilla’s Open Badges wiki page. The Mozilla Foundation launched its Open Badges project in September 2011. Corporations like Dell and HP are successfully using badges to incentivize employees to boost their social media presence. social media).


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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Sync Google Calendar with Outlook and more with WideLens" (Alex Barnett) | Main | Memory, Reconsolidation and Big Questions. » March 19, 2008 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days This picture from the iPhone Blog is just priceless.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Welcome to Creepy Valley - Motion Portrait - 3D Facial Animation

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Microsoft preps StartKey: A ‘Windows companion’ on a USB stick" (ZDNet) | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D » March 05, 2008 Welcome to Creepy Valley - Motion Portrait - 3D Facial Animation Click here to see this in Imagine, 1 facial picture translated to 3D facial animation and then delivered to multiple outputs.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" | Main | September 11 » September 07, 2007 Yea!! case you cant see it in the picture, I think thats my wallet hes holding. Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with

What Is a Learning Management System?


Keeping learners engaged is also easy with these tools through multimedia, quizzes, surveys, collaborative social learning , and learning paths. Leverage the social media sharing feature in an LMS so that learners find your quizzes more easily. Open Source.

Info you need to know – To Boost Success

eLearning 24-7

You can go webcam or a mobile device with a cam, and communicate in real-time, even PIP (picture in picture). I always recommend a deep integration, regardless if it is one of the offerings above, or a BI tool, or even a content aggregator like Biz Library, GO1 or Open Sesame.

The gradebook module


In the following picture you can see a typical grading setup. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet.

Extensions on RSS module


A few pictures follow that illustrate the new RSS functionality. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work. 4 Free Photos The website is an online community of photographers who enjoy taking pictures and decided to share them with the public to use them for free in their private or commercial projects.

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How to Create an Ebook: 8-Step Guide for Beginners


Introduction : the opening section of your ebook helps to set the scene, welcome the reader and prepare him for what is going to follow. It supports video, sound, images and interactive media. Image Source: Stonecreate. Image Source: SlideShare.

A Free LMS – Or a 2nd Mortgage?

Adobe Captivate

Let’s have a look at Moodle: Moodle is a great open source LMS that known around the world. Free systems like Moodle are great, they allow everyone to have an LMS and the software is open source, so you can do with it as you please (note in a subscription service the source code is private and you cannot tamper with, change or give away the product as with opensource software). Free sounds great, but, is it really free or just a myth?

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Having said that, social media has its dark sides , too. Open for use?

The WordPress Education Ecosystem Challenges and Opportunities with Courtney Robertson


WordPress is an open-source software itself, and Courtney would love to see the education training for it be just as available as reading a post or joining a Slack channel. And you kept popping up in social media around topics related to WordPress and learning and instructional design.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

Open Office. I keep hearing good things about Open Office. To create a.pdf, just use the print command from the source program that the file was created in. It’s open source software, yet actually has some Help documentation. It’s a way to broadcast and get updates with AIM buddies from all your social media. Jing works on both Mac and PC, to capture single pictures or to record video of screen activity. VLC Media Player.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #07

Mike Taylor

Know when your documents are opened and engaged with. Get real-time notifications when someone opens a presentation or proposal that you shared with them. Create & publish images for social media, blogs, ads, and more!

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Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?


It’s a great source of data that starts to build a story around what I’m trying to understand. It paints an interesting picture of this fascinating topic. In addition, the expanding free access to open source journals and sources such as Wikipedia have fundamentally impacted how information is accessed. also brought us social networking and online communities that could rank and rate content.

Change and a Hot Dog


Adopting – rather than just accepting – change is all about open-mindedness, adaptability and flexibility. Open a Twitter account and invite new hires to participate and share experiences. Read Social Media for Trainers by Jane Bozarth. .

eLearning Business – The Ultimate Guide to Setup An Online Education Business


You can also invite your friends, select subjects you teach, display a profile picture and do more. . Right from SEO details to adding social links/banners, you can get it done with ease – no design or development skills required! . Social Media Handles.

How to Set Up An Employee Training and Management Platform with LearnDash

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Lastly, the combination of WordPress and LearnDash is better than open-source and cloud-based LMSs because of its easiness to bring the e-Learning experience to an organization. Open this page and enter the license key against eLumine theme.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. He basically flipped quickly through the pages and stopped occasionally on a pretty picture and usually started flipping again. Introduction to Social Networking. This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. Social Bookmarks.

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Using WordPress and LifterLMS to Deploy the Course Marketplace Business Model with Adrian Nutiu


Similar to MadBright as a directory for courses, UpJourney works as a blog sourcing good information on popular questions. To get to my journey, my journey, I’m a big believer in open source. With Yumva, it’s open, so like a free marketplace, at least for now.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. Open Source LRS. Is there an open source LRS? Answer: There’s four different Open Source LRSs that I’m aware of: Learning Locker , ADL LRS , lxHive and TinMan. If you’re looking to get started with xAPI on a limited budget or want to do a lot of development yourself, an Open Source LRS is a good option.

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10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Documents for Days A great way to do that is by designing an interactive document that allows you to embed pictures, videos, fillable boxes, buttons and more. Blogs are incredibly versatile and give you the option of: Adding pictures + audio Inserting videos, quizzes, podcasts, documents, + social media feed Using customized themes + plugins Building a database, directory, or discussion forum and so much more!

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources.

July Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. How NPR is Embracing Open Source and Open APIs - OReilly Radar , July 16, 2009. Hire Smarter with Social Media - , July 13, 2009. In Defense of Social Media (At Least Some Of It) - OReilly Radar , July 1, 2009. The Paradigm Shift for Big Picture Thinking - Eide Neurolearning Blog , July 6, 2009. Informal Learning Flow Hot List.

How New CLOs Should Handle The First 90 Days

CLO Magazine

The speed of the evolution of the CLO role has overtaken the conventional vision of it for several reasons: Learning revolution: Advances in technology such as social media and smart mobile devices are shattering the old time and place constraints of classroom-based education, enabling a variety of ways to learn, including blended, social, informal, events, open source, on-demand and virtual.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items based on social signals. Digital Participation, Digital Inclusion and Social Learning - Learnadoodledastic , July 24, 2010 Digital Participation - Why? An introduction to social media - for learning and performance enhancement - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , July 7, 2010 I am frequently asked for a link to an introductory guide to social media and its use for leaning and performance improvement, so here is my guide.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Finally for new guilty pleasure.LOLCats and "I Can Haz Cheezburger?"

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « and Catch Up #3.were just getting warmed up! more funny pictures more funny pictures October 17, 2007 in Funny | Permalink Technorati Tags : lolcats TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Finally for

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

When you dont meet someone in person, you still paint a picture of them in your mind. I had to keep staring at each of them hard as I replaced my old pictures. The bonus of so many of the social media tools we use is that our pictures are attached. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:57 AM Labels: me , pictures 6comments: Pete Ritter said. It does seem like the picture/video thing was wedded early on to the virtual classroom.

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

Most video screen capture software utilities have a number of attributes in common, such as the ability to: film picture-in-picture to capture video from screen and webcam. Completed videos may be uploaded to YouTube, posted on web pages or social media, and/or uploaded to e-Learning courses. does not appear to have picture-in-picture recording option. records picture-in-picture web cam simultaneously with screen recording.

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

eLearning 24-7

Teacher or school district surveys showing how much they like the product, maybe it is shown in testimonials or using data – Happy for the vendor, but they are going to show you only the data of love, not the data of despise – although… I have seen faux pas where the slide deck has negative comments via social media. Social components within the system – often includes “activity threads or similar” Student Profiles.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Stephen Downes, Storms and the Karl Kapp Instant Session

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Innovations and Cooking and Hi Again! Finally, as you see in the picture above - we had ourselves quite the little storm system come through yesterday. Main | "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week) » June 05, 2008 Stephen Downes, Storms and the Karl Kapp Instant Session So yesterday at the Innovations in e-Learning Conference was kind of interesting.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | Anybody Out There Attend AERA? Picture in your mind's eye a pastureland of gently rolling hills painted in the rich greens of early spring. » March 31, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others "One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do.

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e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

Check out the 2008 Theme: "TCC will feature papers and general sessions on the continuing evolution of distance learning, online communities and collaboration, social networking, and best practices of instructional technology. Online Resources for DE Resources for DE Rubrics Stephen Downes The Journal of Educators Online U Idaho - DE at a Glance Blog Archive ► 2010 (16) ► July (1) Online Social Networks Will Never Die!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): We Lost A Good One Folks.Well Miss You Philip

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Croquet Virtual World Demo | Main |.and There are no pictures, although I have some I may share later. and were back. » October 09, 2007 We Lost A Good One Folks.Well Miss You Philip Philip Dodds , Chief Architect of SCORM and ADL (and so many more important things), died this Saturday. Im sure there will be many posts remembering Philip.there should be.

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CaboPress Review and How to Run a Quality Mastermind Event Chris Lema Style


CaboPress does a great job of helping business owners transcend many of the issues they face on a daily basis and key in on some big picture solutions. I mean, these are all part of the social learning elements which we’re a big fan of over at LifterLMS. But any comments on the plus, minus, equal thing or the social part of CaboPress? It’s open. You mentioned just the whole social learning thing and I think there’s a value in building relationships.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #06

Mike Taylor

How to Easily Go Live on YouTube From a Computer : Social Media Examiner . All created videos are optimized for social media and their recommended sizes. Simpler social media tools for authentic engagement | Buffer . Spotlight App.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Of General Interest to Edupatents | Main | Spyware Alert - Thx to DArcy Norman » April 18, 2007 "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal) Question: How self-referential can one get in blogging before you cross into the Dark Side? Also, the picture has me looking like I just ate a mouse.

Live Online Learning: Everything you need to know


There is also a whole world to discover when it comes to presentation skills, energisers and picture and sound settings. of video-calling, even before social distancing: Skype, FaceTime, Whatsapp, etc. Also as separate tools, open source and free.