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[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

Dries Buytaert [twitter: Dries ] , the founder of Drupal and co-founder of Acquia , is giving a Berkman lunch talk about building and sustaining online collaborations. NOTE: Live-blogging. Drupal is an open source content manager, Dries says. One out of 50 wesbites run on Drupal. unique visitors a month at drupal.

Drupal for Education and E-Learning

Harold Jarche

Drupal for Education and E-Learning , by Packt Publishing , walks you through the setup of a Drupal installation, step by step.

Blogs: Social Media’s Home Base

Harold Jarche

I’ve called my blog my persistent presence on the Web. blog can be used as the more stable node in your social media ecosystem.

Writing with Bitly

Doc Searls

Much as I like and appreciate what WordPress and Drupal do, I’m not fond of either as writing systems, mostly because “content management” isn’t writing, and those are content management systems first, and writing systems second. Art Blogging Business Cluetrain Future JournalismThat’s it. And it was heard.

A New Website, Part Two - Choosing Drupal

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But I run a large and complex site, one which would be impossible to maintain merely by creating and uploading HTML files (even simple blogging websites are too complicated to maintain this way - sure, you could learn how to do it pretty easily, but then you'd be doing a lot of extra work every time you created a new post). Why Drupal?

A New Website, Part Five - Basic Drupal Configuration

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If you were installing Drupal for just one site, you would have come to this point very quickly - in previous installations it has taken less than half an hour to download and install the Drupal software in my website directory, create the Drupal database, and run the installation routine. The new Drupal 5.0 Drupal 5.0

Internet Time Blog » EtherPad

Jay Cross

ten years

Harold Jarche

It started as a single web page, later upgraded to a Drupal powered site and then changed over to its current WordPress configuration.

What I’ve learned in my first week of a dual-layer MOOC (DALMOOC)

George Siemens

These artifacts can be images, audio, video, simulations, blog posts, or any other resource that can be created and shared with other learners.

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[berkman] Dries Buytaert

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. He begins by recounting his early days as the inventor of Drupal , in 2001. It currently has 750 people working on products and services for Drupal. Drupal is used by about 3% of the billion web sites in the world. Drupal was (and is) Open Source, a concept that most people didn’t understand.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? eLearning Weekly , March 20, 2009 100+ More Wiki Tools and Resources , January 7, 2009 Joomla and Drupal – Open Source CMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source E-Learning Development 10: Joomla!

Keep the Web unbroken, with Amber

David Weinberger

It’s a plugin for WordPress or Drupal that automatically takes a snapshot of whatever you’re linking to. The post Keep the Web unbroken, with Amber appeared first on Joho the Blog When sites go down, they don’t take the links to them with them. So, your posts now point to 404s. That’s not just an inconvenience.

January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Answers from mLearn experts - Ignatia Webs , January 13, 2011 #LAK11 what about #privacy when using #data analytics to create #knowledge? Get involved!

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[annotation][2b2k] Paolo Ciccarese on the Domeo annotation platform

David Weinberger

” NOTE: Live-blogging. including into the Neuroscience Information Framework and Drupal. Paolo Ciccarese begins by reminding us just how vast the scientific literature is. We can’t possibly read everything we should. But “science is social” so we rely on each other, and build on each other’s work.

Passwords on gRSShopper

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Last night with all the indignation of the morally righteous someone wrote to me and demanded that I do exactly what they say or they would blog about how awful gRSShopper was to the world. Let me beat him to the punch: gRSShopper is awful. have never denied it, or claimed anything else. In fact, the most recent version is a 0.3

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education (Techlearning blog) 11. The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment An example of a PLE 26. Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes) : eLearning Technology 46. just reached 100. collaboration 8.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Recently Tom Vander Wall has posted a really thoughtful blog post that says what I have experienced. Drupal’s taxonomy module does.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Company Command itself began as one of thousands of Drupal applications. The core purpose of Drupal is to facilitate the creation and management of communities online (Drupal, 2009), including communities of practice of the sort that typify such cases as Company Command. About Drupal. Retrieved from Drupal: [link] Elgg.

Selecting OS learning technology platforms

Harold Jarche

Dave discusses three platforms, all of which I have used - WordPress , Moodle , Drupal. Do you want to do a wordpress project, a moodle project or a drupal project. used to use Drupal for this website but switched to WordPress a few years ago. Drupal is much too powerful to be running a simple blog like mine.

Test LMS

Clark Quinn

The eLearning software I saw was: ATutor Claroline Docebo suite Dokeos DrupalEd Interact Moodle SyndeoCMS It also has a bunch of content management systems, a CRM (SugarCRM) and others. Recently I've seen two possible approaches that seem quite interesting - although we've not yet tried them (so I would love to get feedback).

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. In fact, the top results such as Drupal and Blackboard are likely there because people are discussing how they don't really support PLEs. Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ).

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

It also offers great functionality, including allowing members to write blogs and engage in forum discussions. For instance, this website is on WordPress , an open source blogging platform. With almost 2,000 posts on this blog, these data are becoming quite important to me as my knowledge base. Introduction to Social Networking.

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Learning Together

Harold Jarche

At that time, I was reading Jay’s blog and making comments. Details are on the LearnTrends collaborative site.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Dawn of Learning

While there are countless articles about the future of the LMS, it was arguably George’s blog post titled Future of learning: LMS or SNS ?

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A New Website, Part Eleven - Content Construction

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It is worth noting that the node counter in Drupal does not increment authomatically, which means that after a bunch of records are inserted you have to change the counter manually. First I had to find it - once again, Drupal's awful search made what should have been a one-minute job a ten minute exercise in frustration. Anyhow.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning March 1-31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Using a CMS to Make Your Website Social

Beth Kanter

But a good CMS can also facilitate constituent relationships in a number of other ways, including facilitating comments, blogs and social media.

A New Website, Part Seven - Converting The Data

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My website is a pretty complex website and it doesn't really map easily to what Drupal (or any other CMS) does. Basically, the first thing to do is to get the content off the NRC servers and into Drupal. Then I'll configure Drupal to roughly emulate my existing functionality. and so isn't really intended for Drupal 5.0.

Still lacking in DIY ease of use

Doc Searls

First, I don’t think today’s tools, including blogging ones, are good enough. It partially fills a gap left open by Wordpress and Drupal. I want to give some linklove to Mike Warot , and point to his latest post, Indeterminant Intermediaries Imminent. teaser quote: The future of the live web is in doubt, for good reasons.

Sam Rose on the Social Media Classroom

Nancy White

This week we have a podcast with Sam Rose, one of the key developers of the Drupal based Social Media Classroom. Listen!

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There is a wide range of choices for people out there, everything from Drupal to Blackboard to SiteScape. And the blog-based social networking sites, like MyBlogLog, have already been commoditized. I get to play a government scientist on the internet. don't know and I don't care. It's practical, down-to-earth advice. Maybe not.

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Nancy White

SMC is created on a Drupal base but customized to reflect what Howard thought would be useful for educators. What needs is it trying to meet?

Elgg: it’s a community effort

Harold Jarche

It is also simple to export from SaaS to your own open source hosted version, which is why I strongly advise clients to use WordPress for blogging. For large enterprise projects I have used Drupal as a community management platform and it works well, though it requires solid technical support. This is real user control.

Friday’s Finds #15

Harold Jarche

Web: Open Atrium is an OS (Drupal+) team portal starter package Open Atrium via @jaycross. Wikipedia’s greatest gift to humanity: proof that there are more pedants than vandals” – via @sebpaquet and found in @lemire’s blog comments. It is motivation and help that makes the difference. via @jonhusband. via @gsiemens.

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SMC is created on a Drupal base but customized to reflect what Howard thought would be useful for educators. What needs is it trying to meet?

A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

Organizations, these days, have multiple knowledge management systems, one or more learning management systems, an ERP to contend with, perfomance review system, along with the introduction of wiki, blog, podcast, vodcast, intranet, extranet, library, competency and sales performance tools. Through the introduction of Web 2.0 learning 2.0

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The World Wide Web today contains millions, and maybe billions, of (what used to be called) presentations, ranging from blog posts to wiki entries to videos posted on YouTube to Flickr photographs to SlideShare slide shows. This system was followed in just a few years by blogging. In this essay I offer a renewal of those predictions.

The social media I use

Nancy White

Chrome - because I can… Blogging. hosted my own blog and had mountains of FTP problems, and from the forums, I was not alone.

How I use social media

Nancy White

Blogging and Doing Business. Now the blog gave a channel for people to respond, to critique and reciprocate. I was blow away. said yes.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

Blog , January 26, 2009. Blog – How to Save Media - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , May 3, 2009. Blogs in Education - Half an Hour , April 13, 2009. Five Things I Do With Every Ubuntu Installation - Lockergnome Blog Network , June 10, 2009. Learning and micro-blogging , June 24, 2009.