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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source.

Open Source Strategic Planning

Beth Kanter

The design was to share this learning was amazing. Guest post by Paul Connolly. ” Paul Connolly. Networks

Interesting Distribute Publishing Model and Open Source

Tony Karrer

(via Stephen Downes ) Impact of Open Source Software on Education, Series Launch is interesting both because of the publishing model and because of the content. The publishing model is something we might want to consider at LCB. Each post will have comments, questions, etc. from readers.

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

An OpenLaszlo application can be asshort as a single source file, or factored into multiple files thatdefine reusable classes and libraries."

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

People often cite Wikipedia as a unreliable source since it is a “collaborative&# encyclopaedia. Tweet. Summary.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

is actually investigating using it and today I see that Open Laszlo has its own track at AjaxWorld West 2007. It sounded interesting and I have heard rumors that one of the armed services in the U.S. Laszlo is abstract from the Flash player. Webtop is built on OpenLaszlo, which is an advanced Ajaxdevelopment platform.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. We would welcome lots of discussion.

Another Kick at the 'Free Content' Cat

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

From discussions on the WikiEducator mailing list: Someone commented, "MIT's OCW materials use the NC restriction and therefore do not qualify as free content under the free cultural works definition. The access may be open -- but they are certainly not free materials :-)" I replied: This is written as though it is a simple fait accompli.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

The open source WordPress software is also available to download and install on company servers. 10 -  Wikipedia. Top Tools 2012

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Activities, Workflows and Structured Wikis (Augmented Social Cognition)

Mark Oehlert

tools like Wikis support workflows within the enterprise. For this purpose, we have been doing an overall review of structured Wikis available in the marketplace (either thru open-source, hosted solution, or supported-installation).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization.

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. But, a few preliminaries before I start the talk, because it's all about open education. :) This presentation is available now at that website. One of these was content packaging.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Prism for Firefox: Run Web Sites/Apps w/out a whole big browser getting in the way.

Mark Oehlert

Prism also allows web application content tobe customized in some ways to make it more conducive to desktop use." University".and

Two Comments on 'Open'

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Response to David Wiley ( his post ) > Which initiatives that use “open” properly would you suggest the whole world read about instead of the Fauxpen Education Alliance ? I don''t want to be a self-promoter, but. have planned and run all my MOOCs openly since 2008. Open is about creating and sharing. In my view. Marketing.

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. Shorter-form learning content is almost ubiquitous today. learning 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

The study recommended: Integrate the wiki as one of several important tools in an organizations IT collaboration architecture. made a Blidget!

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content. I use it to filter and find all the best content on a daily, weekly, monthly basis. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda.

Mark Oehlert

and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard | Main | Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs » July 15, 2008 Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda. becoming odd twist, as of 3 July its reported that MSFT Live Search isnt indexing Flash content.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And social ties matter for engagement into open source software development projects, online music, and video gaming networks. They create content collaboratively. It''s this convergence of DIY with open source software and electronics. and for humans it is impossible to process all of this content. 2005).

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Recent mass phenomena: Wikipedia, tagging, blogging, Scratch, massive open online courses and connectivism, citizen science, maker-space Who is creating these? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Our wiki - we put a lot of effort into it, we seeded it, and it did not take off.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games

Mark Oehlert

» February 20, 2008 GDC Update 5: Player Generated Content in Casual Games Player Generated Content in Casual Games One of the presenters is Kris Soumas and dig this title - "VP of Games, Lifetime Television" I wonder if they even have a CLO.but they have a VP of Games. Clay Shirky My latest additions to

Test LMS

Clark Quinn

Probably the most interesting is: Open Source CMS - a site that has a whole bunch of open source tools installed so that you can play around with them. 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).

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

You will produce a lot more as web/wiki pages instead of course pages. Just visit the OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Provide the content. I've embedded all the content from the slides. Provide thoughts around the content and the discussion. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? Open up editing slowly.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): DoWeb Comics Offer Another Way to Handle Content and Crowds?

Mark Oehlert

Main | Headed to DevLearn » October 31, 2007 DoWeb Comics Offer Another Way to Handle Content and Crowds? WebWare Story ) Hi.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Day One Debate introduction Moderator Wayne Mackintosh The concept of Open Education Resources (OER) is firmly based on the educational value of sharing knowledge. A key issue in the open education arena is whether OER should favour commercial use. That no money is charged for access to the content of this site. Locke, 2010, pp.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. Clayton R.

Corporate Training

Tony Karrer

Posts on topics related to Corporate Training: April Big Question - Content Vendor Value Hot Topics in Training - A Crude (but mildly interesting) Analysis Open Source Business Model for Corporate Training Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate Training ?

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

and Apple or from specialized content sources such as national Geographic. National Geographic, 2008) A widget obtains content from one website and displays it on another website. These websites, such as PageFlakes and Netvibes, import content and services and arrange them on a page according to user settings and preferences.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. Habgood

Mark Oehlert

» November 20, 2007 Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. To be clear, my expertise is in the field of open online learning, and not in the field of cultural and linguistic diversity. There are different senses of the word ‘open’ in education.

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's obvious to everyone that they should stay out of the operating system market, yet much less obvious that they should avoid building a new content management system. Even if you have original content and original ideas, don't just build a website. And people looking for hosted content can use Blogger, WordPress or LiveJournal.

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's easy to focus on the content of blog posts and tweets and to overlook the venue (often it's indicated with nothing but a hashtag). Arrival.

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Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

The options then become: Open the LMS so it can be used in the daily workflow. Use wikis for all documentation. In 2005 I described Elgg as a Content/Community/Collaboration Management System that allows you to develop, invent and construct knowledge [knowledge management & social learning]. Does your LMS do this?

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In addition to graphics and game play, there is the content of 'storyline' to consider. 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. Why is this necessary?

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Also (Martin Weller) the content gets bound up withn its description. more open, collaborative support environment has potentioal to lead wider adoption. But we (IMS) need to be more open. And we need to design learniong content in order to make that happen. The first was open source in name, but not in how it operated.