Wikipedia: A Marxist perspective

Learning with e's

Most people by now know that Wikipedia is the world''s largest encyclopaedia. Much of the activity on Wikipedia can be explained from a Marxist perspective. This in turn forms a new knowledge product through shared and occasionally conflicting negotiation of meaning.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jay Cross

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Arguments, Wikipedia, Networks, & Structure

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the main reasons that the most popular and most controversial Wikipedia articles have come to be more "accurate and free of vandalism" than they used to be has nothing to do with "sidewalk-like transparency and collective responsibility." Long Live? Tony Karrer in eLearning Technology.

Wikipedia, Stress, Innovation, & Twitter

Big Dog, Little Dog

I'm a Wikipedia Inclusionist - Science Blogs. Wikipedia is far beyond the level where it need prove anything to the world. In humans, cortisol production is also related to stress and is known to have an impact on learning, but that impact is not well understood, Mateo said.

How Could Students Make Online Learning More Productive

Your Training Edge

If you are looking for a way to improve your productivity, you’ve come to the right place! This way, you will get a grip on how much time you procrastinate on things like browsing, chatting, or playing online games when you should be more productive.

Why is problem solving at home so much easier (and more productive) than problem solving at work?


In our home world, systems such as Google, Wikipedia, and YouTube have evolved to meet the needs of the individual. Now, imagine a work world where access to relevant, time-of-need information is just as accessible – and yes, highly productive.

Why is problem solving at home so much easier (and more productive) than problem solving at work?


In our home world, systems such as Google, Wikipedia, and YouTube have evolved to meet the needs of the individual. Now, imagine a work world where access to relevant, time-of-need information is just as accessible – and yes, highly productive. They haven’t found a way to bring familiar experiences like Google, YouTube, and Wikipedia into our workplaces. The post Why is problem solving at home so much easier (and more productive) than problem solving at work?

How instructional designers add value to training and product launch initiatives?

Bottom-Line Performance

If you ask Wikipedia, Instructional Design (also called Instructional Systems Design (ISD) ) is the practice of maximizing the effectiveness, efficiency and appeal of instruction and other learning experiences. Most of my friends have a really hard time figuring out what I do for a living. Somehow, we started referring to it as a Chandler Bing job, because on Friends nobody could quite figure out what he did, either.

"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

Other technologies have similar potential for positive disruption, and yet are largely ignored or forbidden in formal education contexts Wikipedia, as I mentioned in yesterday's post , is a disruptor. disruptive innovation education learning smart mobile phones Technology wikipedia

Product Review: SoftChalk 6 – Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

While I had some exciting expectations when I jumped into the product, by the end of it all, I felt drained. You select options on the left side such as YouTube, Flick, Wikipedia, MERLOT, etc (the list is quite extensive). But, I am not sure what Wikipedia has to do with media. When I think media I do not think Wikipedia.

Storyboarding in PowerPoint with Visual Studio

eLearning Brothers

It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web apps, web services and mobile apps.” – Wikipedia (Now you know it is for real.). eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Products/Services Project Management Resources Resources

Information Overload, Interruptions in Flow - Reduce Productivity

Vignettes Learning

Information Overload - WikiPedia ). That's an hour of lost productivity to your team. Ask if this is the most productive use of one's time? In "3-Minute e-Learning" I focused on the need to present to learners content that is critical to their performance.

Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS


a))” [Wikipedia] GyrusAim has developed a feature for supporting compliance with Title 21 CFR Part 11. "Title 21 CFR Part 11" Wikipedia. GyrusAIM LMS Products eLL Title 21 CFR Part 11Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS.

“Good Enough” in Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

3 In the case of learning and development, it might be seen as 80% of learning results from 20% of the total time spent on an activity, or that 80% of a product is completed with just 20% of the work. “Minimum Viable Products – Defined by The Experts.”

3 New Common Craft Instructional Videos

eLearning Brothers

Wikipedia. This development allowed for the rise of internet giant, Wikipedia to gain traction and take on the imposing task of cataloging and sourcing all of the world’s knowledge. Common Craft Library eLearning Featured Products/Services

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

Agencies Share Information By Taking a Page From Wikipedia : "Thats right, the Office of Management and Budget, where caution and precision rule, has embraced Wikipedia as a model, hosting an online place where federal officials can swap information and ideas outside traditional boundaries." " Meebo announces new features and partners : "First off, they have introduced a developer API for their Meebo Rooms product.

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Why is Skills Management Important?


Last week I defined skills management by referencing and summarizing an existing Wikipedia article. ” Again going to Wikipedia, here’s how it defines skill. Improved competitiveness by producing superior products and services because of a better trained workforce.

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What is Transition Management and How Does It Impact eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

According to Wikipedia : “Transition management, in the financial sense, is a service usually offered by sell-side institutions to help buy-side firms transition a portfolio of securities.” product. I was recently in a meeting during which everyone was talking about “TM”.

Advantages of Informal Learning for Organizations


Or maybe something from a television program has piqued our curiosity and we search Wikipedia to learn more. Organizations can inadvertently crush this spirit if they are too focused on productivity targets. In fact, doing so might add an invisible mental burden that hinders productivity rather than encouraging it. It offers a more productive break. We all need breaks during the work day to stay fresh and productive.

The Explosive Growth of ELearning


Companies have learned that for every dollar they spend on eLearning for their employees, they can boost productivity and receive as much as $30 in return. ELearning has been enjoying unprecedented growth in the last decade, and that growth is expected to accelerate for the foreseeable future.

Lurking or Legitimate Peripheral Participation

Experiencing eLearning

Wikipedia: At one point, I contributed quite a bit (2500+ edits), but it’s been over a year since I’ve been active. Wikipedia, for example, can be pretty intense and nasty.

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

The term hasn’t yet made its way into dictionaries, so a crowd-sourced definition seems appropriate, and Wikipedia’s has apparently been copied to a number of other places: Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities.

Giant leaps

Learning with e's

Source: Wikipedia) Video Analysis Intergraph Government Solutions developed its Video Analyst System (VAS) by building on Video Image Stabilization and Registration (VISAR) technology created by NASA to help analyse video footage.

5 MOOC Building Platforms


Kind of like when Wikipedia hit the scenes, we saw an influx of “Wikipedia-like” sites, templates, and software. Additionally, there are instructions for using other Google products (surprise, surprise) to create a community and to evaluate effectiveness. Now that MOOCs are hitting the scene, everyone wants to jump on board! Granted, some want to get into the game in the hopes of making a quick dollar (somehow?),

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

According to Wikipedia, “Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data.”. Technology acts funny at times.

Tis the Season to Give – Your Brain Will Thank You!


Here are a few suggestions that matter to me: Wikipedia. Wikipedia is a small, non-profit organization that supports millions of users, including me. Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.4 Neuroscience tells us that doing good works is also good for your physical and mental health.

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GM's Culture Ate Its Strategy for Breakfast

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a business and product as complicated as an automobile, problems will continue to come up and it will be how GM responds that will tell us if the culture is truly changing. Photo credit: Wikipedia).

Is MOOC Suitable For Corporate & Workplace Learning?

Upside Learning

If you are completely new to MOOC you’d do well to check the Wikipedia page here for a quick intro and lots of links to read further if you wish. The MobiMOOC is now in its second week and there have been some very interesting discussions happening there.

Creating a Moodboard

Moodle Journal

One of my courses this year is in Website Production, and I was interested to see that the design stage included a moodboard, I was a little unclear about exactly what that meant exactly, so I decided to make a start with Wikipedia.

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3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality


SCORM is an acronym for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model.”) “SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products. Every social learning management system (LMS) needs Tin Can API functionality.

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Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement

Upside Learning

I couldn’t find it on Wikipedia and Google didn’t help much either. Wikipedia kept prompting me to go for learning management instead. It was perhaps my first experience where Wikipedia or Google didn’t open the right door for me.

Daily Bookmarks 08/17/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Natalie Kilkenny writes about how much more productive she is as a telecommuter than working in a cube farm and answers the question “How do they know that you’re working when they can’t see you?&#. tags: telecommuting , career , productivity. “Not all connections are of equal strength in this metaphor” ( Wikipedia ). Working from home « Design for Learning.

Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

Top US Search Providers October 2009 ) There are more than 85,000 active contributors working on more than 14,000,000 articles in more than 260 languages at Wikipedia. Wikipedia has 10,992,799 registered users, including 1,696 administrators.( Here are some interesting Web 2.0

My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

A set of trusted web resources : That’d be Wikipedia, pretty much. A variety of productivity apps and tools : Calendar is crucial, and Pagico keeps me on track for projects.

eLearning platform vs LMS – What’s the Difference?


There are lots of terms to describe software products like LearnUpon. Simply because LMS is the most well-known term to describe our product and its features. That would indicate that the product in question must be connected to other software.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Wikipedia). Tips on grammar, nutrition, fitness, health, psychology, productivity, money & more. Wikipedia : @Wikipedia The official Twitter account for the sum of all knowledge, Wikipedia. A philomath is a lover of learning.