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Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets

David Weinberger

Rick Klau points [ g+ ] to a feature of Google Docs spreadsheets I didn’t know about (although I’m far from a spreadsheet maven): It can automatically include a table from any HTML document accessible on the Web. It turns out it can also include the contents of lists. It’s not the most intuitive feature. SPARQL.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Instead, I coordinate with one group with Slack, a couple others with Skype and email, and am using Google Docs and email with another.

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A Few Words on ePortfolios

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

good example of such a system is the Desire2Learn ePortfolio system. On the one hand, the portfolio may focus predominately on learning and reflection.

From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had a good time co-writing using Google docs, a little skyping and slowly iterating back and forth. So here it is [.] United States.

9 great ways to make the iPad a useful work tool: structures, setup, apps

Ross Dawson

To my mind an iPad is of very limited use, almost a toy, without an external keyboard. I am sitting in an economy seat on an airplane right now, able to pull out my iPad and immediately write a blog post, respond to email, make notes in my to do list, or work on a client report. Office doc formatting. External keyboard. Email.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

And, of course, this is my blog, for deeper reflections. Like this.  I believe that if you find someone interesting, and follow both their blogs and their tweets, you can see what they’re tracking and then their reflections, and use them as a mentor.  A stealth mentor, as I like to call it ;). Let’s do this by platform.

Voting closes in a few days for the Top Tools for Learning 2012. Please cast your vote.

Jane Hart

“Blogger” or “WordPress”, rather than “blogs” or “blogging”). Now over 400 votes in!

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Google Docs Forms Google Docs has a built-in Form document type that allows the creation of a set of questions. Trial periods wouldn’t count. Grading Yes.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Office suites.  3- Google Docs/Drive   87- OpenOffice. BLOGGING & WIKI TOOLS. OFFICE TOOLS. Document tools. Note-taking.

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eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Roy Amara, Institute for the Future.

Documents: Dead or grizzled survivors?

David Weinberger

Indeed, the document the task force is working on is a Google Doc where we are tussling by writing (and over-writing) collaboratively, using the built-in, minimal chatting function. The task force’s web site uses blogging software. And it’s also undeniably the case that Web sites have not taken over from them.

[dplafest] Advanced Research and the DPLA

David Weinberger

Rather than liveblogging in this blog, I contributed to the collaboratively-written Google Doc designated for the session notes. I’m at a DPLAfest session. Jean Bauer (Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown U.), Jim Egan (English Prof, Brown), Kathryn Shaughnessy (Assoc. Prof, University Libraries, St. It’s here

[liveblog] Christine Borgmann

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Or people use Google Docs and don’t even label the rows and columns because all the readers know what they mean. Christine Borgman , chair of Info Studies at UCLA, and author of the essential Scholarship in the Digital Age , is giving a talk on The Knowledge Infrastructure of Astronomy. The raw files?

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Let’s destroy the panopticons

Doc Searls

Look up  advertising panopticon on Google in a virgin browser (one not guessing at you based on Google’s or Bing’s panoptical surveillance systems), and here are your top results, straight out of the zeitgeist: Search Results. https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/blog/ panopticon ?Aug That’s on Google itself.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

known as ''Really Simple Syndication'', which was adopted by blog engines such as LiveJournal and Blogger. parallel standard, called Atom, was also used to support blog post syndication, and additionally defines a standard for uploading contents, including comments and new blog posts. Content was treated differently by Stallman.

Pile ‘o links #1

Doc Searls

You Didn’t Notice It, But Google Fiber Just Began the Golden Age of High Speed Internet Access, by Susan Crawford in @Medium’s Backchannel. The optimistic view on Googles deal with Huntsville Alabama to do Google Fiber on the city’s own glass. Is Google Fiber (Finally) Changing the Broadband Game ?

New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth Kanter

Use virtual tools to manage campaign internally (Yammer, Google Docs, Listening Dashboards, Private Facebook Groups, etc). Web Producer.

Digital Habitats Editable version of Chapter 10 – Action Notebook

Nancy White

This is from the book blog. Step 1: View the Google Doc version using this URL: [link]. Log in to Google Docs.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

they use e-surveys, google docs, and universoty systemss - reliability issues & eduroad - "It can take me up to 20 minutes to get everything up and running" - [link] - [link] - What worked - email list Jenny Mackness and Roy Williams - we''re not going to explain terribly much - this is a workshop - we''re looking at emergence.

Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

Nancy White

Thus this blog post. Have a visual element – a shared Google doc or presentation, a wiki/chat room in Meetingwords.com or use the white board in a web meeting tool. You can see the blog for free, but ya gotta join, ok? For more details, read CP2 blog for news and updates. When is it worth the work and effort?

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

The most popular technologies used are instant messaging (74%), wikis and team workspaces (67%), and blogs (51%). prime example are blogs.

[liveblog] Renee Hobbs on teachers as creators

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Another used Screencast-o-matic to capture interaction with a google doc to share a lesson plan. ” The post [liveblog] Renee Hobbs on teachers as creators appeared first on Joho the Blog Renee Hobbs from the Harrington School of Comm and Media is giving a talk about teachers as makers.

[dplafest] Dan Cohen opens DPLA meeting

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Dan says that all of the sessions have Google Docs already set up for collaborative note-taking [an approach I''m very fond of Dan Cohen has some announcements in his welcome to the DPLAfest. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. ideas and words.

[dplafest] Dan Cohen opens DPLA meeting

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Dan says that all of the sessions have Google Docs already set up for collaborative note-taking [an approach I''m very fond of Dan Cohen has some announcements in his welcome to the DPLAfest. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness.

Technology Stewardship in Learning Contexts

Nancy White

Instead, we encourage them to use their own blogs for that. … Don’t put too many people in the same space.

Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

In 2005 I wrote that these technologies were ready to cross the chasm: Blogs (with some difficulties ) & RSS.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Part 1 ,  part 2 ,  part 3, ,  part 4,   part 5 ,  part 6 ,   part 7,    part 8  , and part 9 are all here on the blog.   It is the people.

Capture Examples

Tony Karrer

As part of pulling together the tour, I asked for contributions from this blog and from Learn Trends. This would then get published as a web page. A 15 minute web session where we record a discussion and include text notes from the chat, possibly editing those later via something like a Google Doc – maybe a real-time editing session.

Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Write a blog? Google Docs/collaborative writing. blogs , one of which is home to this page. Google for an ever-greater array of services. Learning Technologies 2009. Track 1 Session 1. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. URL for this page:[link].

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Finally, members of the network of practice begin to blog, write on their email list and web platform, about the work of the internal practitioner.

My Top 10 Learning Tools

Clark Quinn

In the capture and share category, major tools include: WordPress – I blog as a way to reflect and get feedback on my developing thoughts. On the information finding/sharing path, some tools I use include: Google – like everyone else, I’m all over searching. There are several categories of tools here. 

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

For some (inexplicable) reason, Google Docs does not. mentioned that I either do that through working documents or through a blog.

Giant Snow Fail Link Sale

Doc Searls

So here are my closed ones, accreted now on a blog rather than in my tabs or my brain: Triangulation 186 | TWiT.TV Say something!” | James Bach’s Blog. Google MVNO – - Yahoo Search Results. Google Rumored to Be Planning Wireless Service | SEW. Doc Searls Weblog · All my rides. Good one.

Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

would really like to be able to point attendees, blog readers, and realistically a lot of other folks to a set of resources that would help them on these topics. I'm not sure how we will create these (Google Docs, Wiki, Mindmap, etc.). definitely will post them to my blog. and another session on Learning 2.0.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? I'm not sure I buy this. How do I use.

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

gmail, Google Reader, Instant Messaging, istockphoto, LiveJournal, Multiply, Netvibes, Pandora, Wetpaint, Wikipedia, Wordpress.

Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Pat Parslow and Shirley uploaded a version to a Google doc. This Is Me NGO/NPO-v1.1 Nancy White on 20 May 2009 at 5:22 am Pat, THANKS!!

FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

You can see it here –> FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda – Google Docs. Take a peek and let me know what you think?

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

It is out today on the Anecdote site –> Anecdote – Whitepapers – Building a collaborative workplace. We are not anti-technology.

[berkman] Chris Soghoian on privacy in the cloud

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Vivek Kundra switched 38,000 DC employees over to Google Docs becore he became Federal CIO. “It’s clear he’s Google-crazy.&# provide offline access without even requiring synchronizers such as Google Gears. With Prism, you have an icon on your desktop for, e.g., Google Docs.