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SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 [2007, eLgg] Stager, Logo and Web 2.0
Moodle and Elgg , for example, adopt explicitly Constructivist theories to inform their design and development. Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 tools in learning by virtue of an extended comparison between those tools and Logo, the revolutionary e-learning system developed by Seymour Papert in the 1960s.
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OCTOBER 17, 2007 [2007, eLgg] Facebook Platform
In fact, LMS, Elgg, Flickr, del.icio.us, Wikis, Blogs, Discussion Groups, Amazon, hmmm, the list gets long quickly. Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. Something like the social network operating system , maybe.
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MARCH 5, 2007 [2007, eLgg] Open Source Business Model
Dave Tosh laments - Elgg is the most popular white label social networking platform in the world powering over 2000 networks. However, Elgg could power 100,000 networks and it would make no difference - there is no revenue stream as we give everything away under a GPL license. understand his frustration. Think Moodle as an LMS.
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FEBRUARY 13, 2007 [2007, eLgg] Product Vendor Blogs - Where are They?
If you look on my link roll, there's one from Articulate, elgg, ummm. Another thought just occurred to me based on my last post Innovation Geography Based and Innovation in eLearning. Ben Werdmuller posted his comments on this Does location matter for web startups? I'm already running out. Where's a blog from Saba, SumTotal? Others?
- [2007, eLgg] Making Software, Making Money
The project to which he refers, of course, is ELGG
. It was crowded even when ELGG
launched. Here's the question to ask: would ELGG
have had any measure of success had it been subscription-based software? As open source software goes, ELGG
is almost unique in its intent to create a revenue stream for its producer. Why not? MORE >>
STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR [2007, eLgg] Explode
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2007
Now - yes, it's distributed, in that I don't need to use specific software (such as ELGG
) to create my friends network. Nothing against ELGG
, it's great, but I use my own software. It allows me to join networks where ELGG
used to cut me off. My comments to Dave Tosh on the launch of Explode. Pretty nifty. Your call. MORE >>
TONY KARRER [2007, eLgg] Too Many Social Networks?
| FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2007
If you watched the Brandon Hall network fail or have participated in Elgg
then it shouldn't really come as much of a surprise that all of the recent Ning networks are going to get a similar reaction as David's. He then tells us: I must confess that I am a little under-impressed. have a personal page, just like my daughter's Facebook page. MORE >>
- [2007, eLgg] New Technology Supporting Informal Learning
) And there is no doubt that this is a positive development for the field. Downes, 2007
) We need to consider learners not only as the subjects of learning, entities to whom we deliver learning content, but also the sources of learning, functioning as the perceptual input for the wider network. 2007
, April 16). MORE >>
TONY KARRER [2007, eLgg] 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
| MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2008
Training Industry Report Summary This report covers stats on the industry's trends and growth over the last year and will appear in the upcoming Training magazine edition. 6. Elgg
, Drupal, and Moodle -- the components of an online learning environment | FunnyMonkey - Tools for Teachers 59. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. MORE >>
- [2007, eLgg] The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2011