Twitterfall - letting the web work for you

E-Learning Acupuncture

the stuff of Web 2.0). It’s a free web service that taps into the proverbial ’river of data’ generated by the Twitter data stream and fishes out for you messages that fit a custom search that you create. Why reinvent the wheel? If you need to use the Internet to do research on a particular topic, you can leverage other people’s research efforts using social media tools (i.e. There are several social media tools that can help you. One example is Twitterfall.

Obama death reaffirms effectiveness of chaotic networks

Jay Cross

The jungle drums that are today’s web worked! Osama is dead. I heard the news on Twitter, twenty minutes before things were official. I got the news before most t.v. viewers. And I’m tuning out now because television has reverted to continuous reverb. Pundits trying to fill dead air with non-news. I’m off to find the next story. Just Jay

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Week's Learning #3: Hyperlinks, Serendipity, Learning

ID Reflections

And this is how the web works. I have been collating interesting tweets and bits of learning from my Twitter feed. I aim to be more regular but somehow the postings have been erratic thus far. Here are some snippets I found especially interesting this week. From Hopscotch by Richard Martin: The hyperlink. It is the bridge that builds connections. The symbol of choice and decision making. The glue that binds networks of information.

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Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business

TOPYX LMS

The Web: Help or Hindrance to Business Organization? If you’ve ever used the Web to conduct a simple search for organizational tools for businesses, you have no doubt encountered a lot of resources that were not useful to you. This is the reality that every business owner seeking organizational tools on the Web faces. It’s undeniable that the Internet can bring more chaos than organization to a business if an administrator does not know where on the Web to look for help.

How to Teach Online and Earn Money? Tips You Should Know

Pinlearn

Today, the smartest of people are making the web work for them. Technical skills: A few rudimentary skills such as working with spreadsheets, powerpoints, basic software programs and photoshop skills will set you up for success as an e-instructor. The e-learners are mostly the university students and the working professionals who have one thing in common- lack of time. Feedback: This will work both ways.

How to Design Social Interfaces

Jay Cross

He gets to think about the little things that make the web work that you never have time to think about. I’ve been reading and interacting with the web since Sir Tim went online. Christian Crumlish has a fantastic job. He maintains Yahoo’s design pattern library. Christian teamed up with Erin Malone to write this incredible book just out from O’Reilly.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

I’ve worked with training content and delivery systems since 1998. That’s how the web works… I agree. I wish it was as easy as putting in a URL and everything would work correctly. You embed a video link and the video works just fine. Plus there may be problems with legacy web browsers. A standard is a standard, and for content to work, a learning management system must communicate with a piece of content in a very specific way.

Social Learning - Instructional Design - Free - eLearning Hot Topics

Tony Karrer

May 26, 2009 The Excellent Inevitability of Online Courses - Chronicle.com , May 27, 2009 Creating scenarios for learning - a four-step guide , May 27, 2009 Learning and Working in Complexity Workshop , May 29, 2009 Will Higher Education Be the Next Bubble to Burst? , May 28, 2009 Integrating work support systems , May 27, 2009 Top Keywords Social Learning (18) Instructional Design (25) Free (36) Collaboration (17) Poll (4) Develop (15) eLearning Technology.

Browser Choices

Web Tools for Learners

Firefox has too many wonderful plug-in for me to desert it entirely, but most of my web work, I now do on Chrome. on the Mac version of Chrome, there's no way that I know of to edit the bookmarks; I'm assuming that will be developed in the future; On Firefox I can right-click and save a web page to Diigo – currently I do the awkward process of copying the URL in Chrome, going to Firefox and opening that page so I can save it there to Diigo.

Googley design

Janet Clarey

Focus on people—their lives, their work, their dreams. Democracy on the web works. Googley design …worth thinking about in the context of instructional design. Every millisecond counts. Simplicity is powerful. Engage beginners and attract experts. Dare to innovate. Design for the world. Plan for today’s and tomorrow’s business. Delight the eye without distracting the mind. Be worthy of people’s trust. Add a human touch.

WordPress Learning Management System Website Accessibility with Susan Wheeler-Hall

LifterLMS

In her early 20s Susan decided to study social work and figured that was one area of employment where her disability could work for her, and it certainly did. Susan has put together a great implementation of LifterLMS on her site where she sells her core course to companies, and she’ll clone her course and custom tailor it to the company and industry she’s working with. She also has her web design agency at SureenWebDesign.com. I know that from my work.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

Blogger in Middle-earth , May 26, 2009 Tips for Working with SMEs - Bozarthzone , May 21, 2009 Social Networking in Times of Stress and Personal Emergencies - Electronic Papyrus , May 11, 2009 Aligning Learning Theory with Instructional Design - The E-Learning Curve , May 21, 2009 Developing a PLE Using Web 2.0 eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Hope you enjoy.

How Membership Site Owners Can Go Beyond the Simple Contact Form to Unlock Incredible Powers with Zack Katz of GravityView

LifterLMS

For an animal shelter, GravityView could also make the interface super easy for people who work at the shelter to post animals that are up for adoption. So if we have a membership site and we have all our users in there and we give them the opportunity to drop a pin on a map of where they are, how would that work with GravityView? We work on this project and it’s some kind of writing project. There are lots of different ways that that could work in GravityView.

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e-Learning Acupuncture: Putting the microscope on Flickr

E-Learning Acupuncture

They found it a major advantage to their studying and they placed great value in being able to visualize on the web the exact slide that they used in class. Would this work for you? ► May (3) The power of Voice in online classrooms Do you care about Web 3.0? Brainstorming with Web 2.0 Text messaging in your teaching Web 2.0

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

E-Learning Acupuncture

► May (3) The power of Voice in online classrooms Do you care about Web 3.0? Brainstorming with Web 2.0 ► May (1) Twitterfall - letting the web work for you ► April (2) Fantastic File Converter Solve problems with screencasting ► March (5) Do wikis work for any topic? Text messaging in your teaching Web 2.0

e-Learning Acupuncture: Carnegie-Mellon Shares Its Stuff!

E-Learning Acupuncture

I’ve written before on this blog about science-based educational material available on the web that I have found useful. Flash-based animations show a variety of biochemistry and modern biology phenomenon from how cell membranes work to how DNA replication occurs. ► May (3) The power of Voice in online classrooms Do you care about Web 3.0? Brainstorming with Web 2.0 Text messaging in your teaching Web 2.0

e-Learning Acupuncture: Engaging Interactions!

E-Learning Acupuncture

For instructional designers, professors and instructors working in the field of web-enabled learning this eBook does a good job at highlighting ways to make learning experiences interesting and engaging at the level of student-to-content. Anyway, keep up your good work. ► May (3) The power of Voice in online classrooms Do you care about Web 3.0? Brainstorming with Web 2.0 Text messaging in your teaching Web 2.0

e-Learning Acupuncture: Definitions: Web-courses

E-Learning Acupuncture

Monday, July 16, 2007 Definitions: Web-courses John Gedeon , an Educational Technologist from the University of the West Indies (Trinidad and Tobago), recently contacted me with a question about my opinion regarding the definitions for courses that have different degrees of web-involvement. In my mind, there are only 3 types of web courses: 1. Web-enhanced F2F. This web-page houses content and resources that support the F2F onsite course. Web-based Online.

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e-Learning Acupuncture: Free Images Databases (sorta!)

E-Learning Acupuncture

Its no secret that I work for the Department of National Defence (DND) in Canada. link] If you are lucky enough to be a reader of this blog whos in the Canadian Federal Government then the above links might be useful for your work. ► May (3) The power of Voice in online classrooms Do you care about Web 3.0? Brainstorming with Web 2.0 Text messaging in your teaching Web 2.0

e-Learning Acupuncture: Learning objects that work!

E-Learning Acupuncture

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Learning objects that work! ► May (3) The power of Voice in online classrooms Do you care about Web 3.0? Brainstorming with Web 2.0 ► May (1) Twitterfall - letting the web work for you ► April (2) Fantastic File Converter Solve problems with screencasting ► March (5) Do wikis work for any topic? Text messaging in your teaching Web 2.0

e-Learning Acupuncture: Wiki uses at Universities

E-Learning Acupuncture

Thursday, March 08, 2007 Wiki uses at Universities Wikis, a popular Web 2.0 A wiki would allow a team member-editable web space where project management and status information could be communicated and shared. Talk to me about the CDA wiki option - we have an instance of mediawiki that works on both DWAN and WWW. ► May (3) The power of Voice in online classrooms Do you care about Web 3.0? Brainstorming with Web 2.0 Text messaging in your teaching Web 2.0

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Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

We also worked on a harassment prevention course that incorporated scenario photos from a professional photo shoot. PNG has the advantage of a smaller file size; GIF has the advantage of also working for simple animations. Conventional wisdom says JPEG is best used for photos, but we’ve found that for web work, saving a photo as a GIF or PNG will still look good and take up a lot less memory.