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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. About Drupal. Akili, G. K.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Here’s some of what I pulled out.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Technology Integration Matrix Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells as illustrated below. Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

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!

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?

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

New Technology The development of new technology continues to have an impact on learning. While on the one hand, new technology allows schools and instructors to offer learning in new ways, educators nonetheless continue to face limitations imposed by technology, and sometimes the lack of technology. Web 2.0

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As a result, a large part of my work involves being exposed to new and interesting technologies, whether they are the latest military simulators, academic papers delivered at scientific conferences, or product proposals being promoted by aspiring developers. Don't build a wiki This is a special case of the social network site.

My Take on the Top 25

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Copying Emma Duke-Williams 's idea - here's Jane Hart's Slideshow of the Day list of the top 25 technologies - and where they fit (or not) in my own world: Firefox - It's my major workhorse. PBWiki - I have my own wiki installed on my website, and don't need to use PBWiki. Or the Mod Wiki or the Lime survey tool. Case in point.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a later post Steve Barth is quoted for a pearl of wisdom that I like: anthropology first, technology second. Horizontality. Or years now.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In a later post Steve Barth is quoted for a pearl of wisdom that I like: anthropology first, technology second. Horizontality. Or years now.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Dawn of Learning

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

Blog – How to Save Media - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , May 3, 2009. Internet Time Wiki / research , March 26, 2009. Drupal for Education and E-Learning , January 12, 2009. Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning , March 11, 2009. Product - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0

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. With solar powered technology you will get all the workspace and electrical independence you need, even in your back garden. from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services. Focus on casual video games.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These roots are significant because our patterns of use, our ways of embracing or rejecting technology are grounded in this history. said yes.