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Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. 2005).

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

The information in this series has been something I've been presenting, writing, blogging about and more recently doing workshops around. But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. If you care about being relevant and valuable in 2015, you had better be making moves in 2009. What should be in your tool set?

Nonprofits and Content Strategy: The Wisdom of the Network

Beth Kanter

asked Miriam if she would summarize what she learned about nonprofits and content strategy in a guest post and here it is. Copyblogger.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” 

Four C’s of digital media

Harold Jarche

As one moves from content creation to contextualization (through grouping, tagging or rating), the potential network effects increase.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Providing a set of tools (wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc.) Others Off-the-Shelf / External Content?What's This is very hard.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. Look at General Motors.

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Learning Pulse

Dawn of Learning

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse April 8th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Jay Cross has started a conversation on the Future of Organizational Learning and Development. are discussed in the first part whereas Knowledge centers and Learning simulations in the second part of his blog posting. Theme by mg12.

$1 million e-learning no more…

Dawn of Learning

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Things certainly have changed a lot in that time. Regards!…

Old Growth Media And The Future Of News

Steven Berlin Johnson

And that’s not even mentioning the rumor blogs. The Times itself is now launching local Brooklyn blogs , which is great. That kid was me.

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The Evolution of My Complex Relationship with Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From time to time, I like to reflect on my feelings about blogging, and then write about them in an entry in my blog.  I have not done so in a while, and it has now been just about six years since I started this blog, so I thought that it would be a good time to return to the subject. more interesting.  But it does not matter. 

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Browse eLearning Content at has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences.

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

The unthinkable scenario unfolded something like this: The ability to share content wouldn’t shrink, it would grow. DRM’s requirement that the attacker be allowed to decode the content would be an insuperable flaw. This entry was posted on Friday, March 13th, 2009 at 9:22 pm and is filed under Uncategorized.

Social Learning – Highlights

Harold Jarche

Julien Pouget : Social learning can be considered a way of learning that is based on collaborative practices and internet technologies associated with them (wikis, bookmarking, blogs, etc.). We released our first white paper, on Social Learning , at the Collaborative Enterprise last week.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

Other Resources Linked Intelligence The Official LinkedIn Blog The Executive’s Guide to LinkedIn Networlding Alltop LinkedIn eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning ContentI do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. Generally 50-70%. Generally down to 10%.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 ITSinsider » Blog Archive » Enterprise 2.0

The Adblock War Series

Doc Searls

Apple’s content blocking is chemo for the cancer of adtech (26 August 2015). Will content blocking push Apple into advertising’s wheat business? (29 August 2015). How adtech, not ad blocking, breaks the social contract (23 September 2015). A way to peace in the adblock war (21 September 2015, on the ProjectVRM blog ).

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eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold!

Alternative Views of Blog Content

Tony Karrer

The same (actually) applies to reading blogs. As Sue Waters pointed out to me about indexing blogs, "people don't use blogs that way" I completely agree with Ken that content seems to stream by and if you miss the stream, it somewhat gets lost later as there's the continuous flood. Think about it.

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Tags: blogs November hot

Innovation Awards 2009

Tony Karrer

We’ve just announced the innovation awards associated with LearnTrends 2009. They provide automated content distribution capability. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs It provides a blend of learning management and performance support. eLearning Technology.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008. Maybe 2009? eLearning 2.0

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

This is the eighth  in a series of blog posts I wrote for  Darren Sidnick late last year. I am finally getting the rest of the series up. link].

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

We will especially see a rapid growth in the use of wikis for content presentation. My thinking has definitely evolved around this in 2009.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

December 2009 December 1-4, 2009 New Zealand Association for Research in Education , Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand. and Web 3.0

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Blog CBT Distance Learning University 2.0 That's so old, I blogged about it last week. 3.

When Do Learning Games Make Business Sense?

Tony Karrer

T+D Blog - Serious Gaming in the Workplace asks the question: Is serious gaming being taken seriously in your workplace? eLearning Technology.

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Mobile Learning Content Community Launched

Tony Karrer

I'm happy to announce that Judy Brown today officially launched the Mobile Learning Content Community. Thanks Judy!

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Dawn of Learning

Apple’s announcement underscores the fact that we are seeing a rapid shift towards standards adherence and open content formats. Of course not!

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TNP: 20 Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It has been almost 20 years, and I thought I had put it behind me, but recently I see that my former supervisor, and chair of that committee, is now one of the people blogging on a philosophy website. The committee felt that my PhD would be better spent in an investigation of mental content - something I had denied in the paper even existed!

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

Initially, the conversation was about having learning content appear on the enterprise portal. Many LMS vendors provide portlets, gadgets or widgets that allow for access of learning content (most often meaning courses and courseware) through the corporate portal. But the next level of content access from outside the LMS is search.

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Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

For many types of content, elearning clearly offers an advantage. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I received an inquiry from a reader and I'm hoping that people can chime in on their thoughts. How should we estimate the e-learning course duration for this lesson?

single-source learning content development…

Dawn of Learning

Open the Instructor Guide make the change Open the Student Guide, make the same changes Open the PowerPoint, make the same changes… oh just thought of a better way to say that (repeat steps 1 and 2) Open the Web Course and make the same change Save and deploy Oops, someone noticed a error in the new content…. EEEKKKKK! Well help is here.

single-source learning content development…

Dawn of Learning

Open the Instructor Guide make the change Open the Student Guide, make the same changes Open the PowerPoint, make the same changes… oh just thought of a better way to say that (repeat steps 1 and 2) Open the Web Course and make the same change Save and deploy Oops, someone noticed a error in the new content…. EEEKKKKK! Well help is here.

Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Dawn of Learning

It’s content that is structurally rich and semantically aware, and is therefore discoverable, reusable, reconfigurable and adaptable. and CSS

Valuable Content - Views and Social Signals

Tony Karrer

I just saw two posts by a couple of the nicest people out there: Nancy White - Most Viewed Posts First Quarter 2009 - What next? for an Enterprise of One – Part Two - Content Monitoring - Portals and KM , March 10, 2009 McKinsey on Making Enterprise 2.0 Portals and KM , March 18, 2009 Enterprise 2.0 eLearning Technology.

Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Curators Topic Hubs like eLearning Learning start from a group of Curators deciding what content should go in. Human tagging? Automated?

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

As Tony Karrer explains , we are using what is happening: with the content out in the network. Together these social signals indicate that the content is likely of higher quality (or at least of higher interest). February 2009 Posts. Top 10 Tools for Your Blog or Web Site. February 2009 Keywords. network. social.

UX Week 2009 – Register today for the discounted price!

Adaptive Path

Today is the last day to register for UX Week 2009 and receive the discounted early bird price. And if you use the discount code BLOG, you’ll get an extra 10% off! …and workshops taught by: Kristina Halvorson, whose book Content Strategy for the Web was just published. Quick note. We hope to see you there!

Single Day Registration Open for UX Week 2009

Adaptive Path

Each day at UX Week 2009 is a gem unto itself, and if you cannot join us for the whole affair, you can now sign up for single days. Kristina Halvorson on content strategy. As in all things events-related, use the discount code BLOG and get 10% off! Sarah Jones, Tony-award winning playwright and perfomer.