Blogging in a Walled Garden

Experiencing eLearning

One of the features of Sakai that our team was looking for in a new LMS is a blogging tool. However, it does give us the option of blogging within the system. We’re still using those tools for some courses, depending on the content and activities, but we’re starting to integrate this internal blog into our activities. During the pilot of our new facilitator training course, I lurked in the forums during a heated debate about the use of the blog tool.

eLearning2.0 from the Read/Write Web blog

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I'm a little late to pointing at this post from the Read/Write Web blog but better late than never on some things. It's a 2 part blog post so we'll wait for part II I love it when those outside of the training/learning field bring their perspective to the Learning2.0 conversation.

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RSS Primer from the Read/Write Web

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So, it was wonderful luck to find a great post from Alex Iskold on the Read/Write Web blog called The Future of RSS. "In One of my 3 sessions at the upcoming eLearning Guild Conference in Boston is about RSS and eLearning. In short, because of RSS ubiquity it is now a very attractive delivery medium for all kinds of content. However because the basic format is simple and primitive, there is no way to encode semantics without building an extension.

Resistance is futile

Learning with 'e's

The same can be said for the participative Web. Blogging has evolved into a very expressive form of writing, and clearly exploits the immediacy of social interaction that was unknown before social media. Blogging is disruptive in that it changes the way we construct and present our ideas, and the way we interact with our readership. The read/write Web has changed our lives by disrupting our perceptions of what we can do with technology.

Social Learning Ought to be Story-Sharing: "Friends You Haven't Met Yet"

Vignettes Learning

Lieberman writes in his book, Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect. We spoke about ICT's Story Web Blog Project. Army, they compiled 33 million web blogs that use personal stories. The documentary interviews some of the bloggers who were discovered in their research on the Story Blogs. They Will Find You "I'm surprised that someone I don't know would visit and read my blog," one blogger remarked.

Do We Still Know Our Audience?

eLearning Weekly

They do much of their phoning for free over the Web. The Web has always existed. The class of 2012 may not be the first to habitually seek much of its information from Web blogs, Wikis, Google, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. But it does remind us that: New electronic channels and Web media are opening every year for our products, services, and promotional information. Interested in writing for eLearning Weekly?

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