APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. 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. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. MyVidster – social bookmarking plus videos.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. I believe this is very possible, because regardless of the generation, people want easy, they want fast and if they could do a lot of things in a system for example, rather than having multiple windows open, they would do it. Opens up learning, and makes your solution a one stop service. Combines the benefits of Twitter, Facebook, social bookmarking sites, aggregators.


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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

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Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. For small, synchronous courses, group text messaging is a great way to check in on learners and provide support. OSQA — free, open-source Q&A software. Piwik — open-source analytics platform. Cytoscape , TouchGraph — data visualization tools, most useful for very large datasets, such as those generated in massive open online courses (MOOCs).

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. Dropbox seems to be the file synchronization software of choice. Free, open source and all that good stuff.

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

For eBooks, it’s using the ePub format, which is an open source standard allowing digital publications to work on different devices. The iPad then, can be used for audio-based synchronous learning, collaboration, meetings and just-in-time support. Social Media. Because the iPad can connect through Wi-Fi and 3G (depending on the model) and has a screen size that makes text legible, it’s ideal for mobile social media activities.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Firefox Can make even GMail Better

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « An Experiment, A Blog-a-thon and a Tip Jar | Main | A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates » July 14, 2008 Firefox Can make even GMail Better Now you know, I love me some Firefox - especially Firefox 3. Hard for me to weigh in on the if FF3 is actually better at memory use since I usually keep so many tabs open but everything else about it is rocking. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 2: Starting the day with Raph

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small! They didnt even bother to synchronize the sessions between the summits so if you go to a session in Virtual worlds by the time that one is done, youve missed half of the serious games session that you wanted to see. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us