Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

The first, the Staffroom is quite public, calling on high levels of communication and high profile, and involves the use of microblogging tools such as Twitter. blog wiki RSS personal learning Twitter PLN Joyce Seitzinger

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The changing Web

Learning with e's

tools include popular applications such as blogs, wikis and podcasting; social networking sites such as FaceBook and LinkedIn; photo and videosharing services such as Flickr and YouTube; familiar utilities such as RSS feeds, social tagging (e.g.

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Trending Sources

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Social Learning

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools. RSS readers (i.e., RSS readers allow educators to rapidly skim through hundreds of blog posts and articles to find the most relevant information to their practice.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

TWITTER INTEGRATION: Check if your LMS is capable of Twitter integration. Twitter is a fast growing and influential social networking service that is being leveraged as a great learning tool. What is a Learning Management System used for? Administration. Documentation.

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Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! Hashtags are only good for twitter. A word about twitter chats. .

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Extensions on RSS module

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/02/2010 Extensions on RSS module eFront had for some time now an RSS module that could fetch and present an RSS feed inside a lesson or on administrators panel.

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3 Things I'm Looking Forward To In Lectora Version 11

Integrated Learnings

Twitter and RSS feeds and the like are cool, but probably still off limits in eLearning courses for the scores of companies that still lock out Dropbox. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. Lectora Social Media Twitter eLearningBy Jay Lambert Trivantis gave a sneak preview of their upcoming Lectora Version 11 release at this week's user conference in Chicago.

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Twitter Status

Tony Karrer

My twitter status just changed. Along the way, she convinced me that Twitter was something that I should stop resisting. She did this by sending a tweet out that asked how Twitter helped people with their personal learning. The world is my network with Twitter! RobynDennis @dswaters Twitter allows us (no matter where we are in the world) to receive *instant* updates on the latest news or topics.

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Twitter Brings Lower Quality Clicks

Tony Karrer

Richard Hoeg points out that for his blog Twitter = High Visits But Low Conversion. Basically, he shows his "referring sites" from Google Analytics for the past two weeks: His conclusion: Folks who visit from Twitter don't visit as many pages and spend less time of the site.

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

It will collect all new posts through RSS. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. I use twitter to announce things (posts, news and share interesting articles that I find).

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Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

Extensions on RSS module ► July (2) The gradebook module Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 eleme.

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Tweets Follow @dashethomson on Twitter Download Free Whitepaper The Top 10 Pitfalls of End User Training – and How to Avoid Them Given the current state of the economy, businesses large and small are looking for ways to improve productivity while maintaining quality.

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Twitter vs blogging

Learning with e's

This time it's whether Twitter is killing blogging. I was only on the periphery of the Twitter vs blogging debate when I chaired a F-ALT (Fringe ALT-C) session late at night over at the Contact Theatre in Manchester last week. So try RSS, I hear someone say.

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I’ve twitterised my blogroll

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, RSS allows us to aggregate feeds from our favourite sources, without the need to visit each and every site every day. Thus far I’ve been using NewsGator as my RSS reader, which I think is an excellent tool. Tags: Twitter RSS challenges

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Latest in Learning Fast: edu-Twittering

Marcia Conner

A decade ago the hot app on everyone’s desktop was PointCast , a personalized headline service of content emblazoned across your screensaver through a pre- RSS feed. I challenge everyone who reads this to try edu-twittering for a week.

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Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. It lets you establish casual connections with no expectation that a follow means someone will follow you back (which is one of the strengths of Twitter). DE: People posting the same thing to Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google+. Most of the people I follow on Twitter post links to lots of interesting articles.

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Brent Schlenker Joins EdCast!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Blogs, wikis, RSS, and early mobile devices (Remember the Treo?) It was about the same time that a Guild research report stated 82% of Guild members NEVER use twitter. But still no rss capabilities. Can your LMS grab an RSS feed like Flipboard can? The Big Story!

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Andy Nock – Sponge UK elearning podcast

Sponge UK

Follow Andy on Twitter: @AndyNock83. Subscribe using the RSS feed. Andy Nock is a Director at the Elearning Network and has worked with augmented and virtual reality in learning.

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Donald Clark – To ignore AR and VR in learning would be madness

Sponge UK

For the latest news and updates from Donald Clark follow him on Twitter: @DonaldClark. Subscribe using the RSS feed.

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Navigating with Twitter Mosaic

Jay Cross

Depicting one’s Twitter Mosaic appears to be the Twitter flavor of the month. I wish I could ask GoogleReader to generate a map like this for the RSS feeds I follow. Followers: Get your twitter mosaic here. …and the followed: Get your twitter mosaic here. For Twitterati, this could be a handy way to message a follower. Point-and-shoot for direct messaging. I dislike dealing with people who look like this: Web 2.0

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Navigating with Twitter Mosaic

Jay Cross

Depicting one’s Twitter Mosaic appears to be the Twitter flavor of the month. I wish I could ask GoogleReader to generate a map like this for the RSS feeds I follow. Followers: Get your twitter mosaic here. …and the followed: Get your twitter mosaic here. For Twitterati, this could be a handy way to message a follower. Point-and-shoot for direct messaging. I dislike dealing with people who look like this: Web 2.0

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

And for us, it’s a time to relook at the posts that trended on twitter and other social channels, and were loved by our readers. Keep in tune with the latest in eLearning by following us on Twitter or subscribing to our blog through RSS. We hope you have had a good start to 2013.

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Victor Yocco – Sponge UK elearning podcast

Sponge UK

Subscribe using the RSS feed. Victor Yocco is a Philadelphia-based researcher and author on psychology and communication. This episode we’re talking with Victor about the application of principles of psychology to online education design.

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Increasing Use Of Employee Training Software With The Spread Of Digitization

G-Cube

With the spread of social networking platforms and websites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, there has been a tremendous increase in demand for similar tools to help people develop strong connections. Today, business is changing faster than ever.

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Monitter - Keyword Tracking of twitter

Mark Oehlert

You enter three keywords and then Monitter tracks those words in twitter and pushes the results into three columns. Each column has its own RSS feed ( e-Learning , Oehlert , eLearning ) and you can restrict the search by distance if you want. So Monitter looks pretty slick.

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Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

I also couldn’t do without FEEDLY – my RSS reader – where I aggregate well over 300 blog and website feeds. On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool – so it’s not too late to vote!

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The nature of digital influence

E-Learning Provocateur

Platforms that spring to mind include WordPress, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. So how about the number of Twitter followers? This seems like a no-brainer, but have you seen the no-brainers who top the Twitter follower rankings?

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Julian Stodd – Sponge UK Elearning Podcast

Sponge UK

You can also follow Julian on Twitter at @julianstodd and find out more about Julian’s consulting at seasaltlearning.com. Subscribe using the RSS feed.

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What’s the biggest myth about gamification in elearning?

Sponge UK

For more expertise on learning games you can follow Karl Kapp on twitter: @kkapp , and keep up with his latest research and speaking engagements through his blog: Kapp Notes. Subscribe using the RSS feed.

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25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

What it does: Storify is a content curation tool that provides a visual way to tell stories gathered from social media sources like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr , YouTube, Google , and RSS feeds. Tool: Twitter.

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#C2Xmas Day 2: Samuel Pepys Diary

Jane Hart

You can receive daily diary entries by email, RSS and/or follow it on Twitter. Day 2 of my Countdown to Xmas #C2Xmas continues here.

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What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

Instead of sitting around a campfire and playing “6 degrees from Kevin Bacon”, I could proactively comment on one of his Twitter posts and get a reaction directly from the star himself. ​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

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Mobile forces you to rethink how you’re trying to help your learners

Sponge UK

Follow Geoff on Twitter: @geoffstead. Subscribe using the RSS feed. Geoff Stead is Director of Digital at Cambridge University and brings years of experience in bringing learning to mobile devices.

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