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| | GEORGE SIEMENS
MAY 6, 2010 [eLgg, Facebook] The Importance of Elgg in the Future of Learning
When I survey the landscape of educational tools, I come to the following conclusion: Elgg is the most important tool, currently available, in shaping the future of learning. Disclaimer: I was on an advisory board for Elgg when it first started, though the board never really did much, but I mention it now so it looks like I might be cool).
| | GEORGE SIEMENS
JULY 10, 2011 [eLgg, Facebook] Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?
Within our research on social network software at Athabasca University (the Elgg-based The Landing ), we (mainly Jon Dron, actually) have been looking at ways to create different representations of activity streams to meet the needs of different contexts. “I’m gsiemens on Facebook and Twitter. Yes, I’ll remember that.
| | HAROLD JARCHE
MARCH 29, 2010 [eLgg, Facebook] Elgg: it’s a community effort
While Ning may be free, it is not open source, and the company can make changes at will, just like Facebook, Google or Twitter may do. With Ning, Facebook and many others, there is no such export function. We started using Elgg for an online medical community of practice in 2004 after going through dozens of platforms.
| | TONY KARRER
OCTOBER 17, 2007 [eLgg, Facebook] Facebook Platform
Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. All of that said, Facebook is surprising me in terms of how well it works as a platform. Something like the social network operating system , maybe.
| | GEORGE SIEMENS
MAY 30, 2011 [eLgg, Facebook] Information: What am I missing?
sites, Diigo, central tools such as Disqus, Facebook Connect. Landing (Elgg), Twitter, Facebook. What am I missing? What can we do with information that I’ve overlooked? Possibilities. Description. Examples. Create, collaborate, and share. Create information and easily. share it with others. Blogs, wikis, image sharing.
| | HAROLD JARCHE
JUNE 21, 2010 [eLgg, Facebook] Introduction to Social Networking
There are several different online social networks, but for our purposes, we’ll focus on the three that tend to be used the most by learning professionals–Facebook, LinkedIn and Ning. It is more “buttoned-down” than Facebook with a more formal culture of relationships and connections. How to Grow a Facebook Network.
HAROLD JARCHE [eLgg, Facebook] Sense-making with PKM
| THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009
(OS). Note: This is a revised HTML version of previous PDF’s posted on the site , which should make it easier for sharing. We may learn on our own but usually not by ourselves. People learn socially. One is internally focused, as in “How do I learn this?” Categorize. Make Explicit. Retrieve. Write. Look-up as/when. MORE >>
STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR [eLgg, Facebook] E-Learning Generations
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
We aremost familiar with social software through brand names like Friendster,MySpace, Twitter, Linked In, Facebook
, and most recently, Google+. In education, probably themajor player from this era was Elgg
, at that time and still to this day a noveltechnology. Twitter feeds and the Facebook
group are major elements ofthe course. MORE >>
- [eLgg, Facebook] Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
It''s like the whole Facebook
has taken over conversations with our grandparents. Ben Werdmuller, with Dave Tosh, built a thing called Elgg
a while back, which is now widely respected as a social networking environment for learning. It cost you a little money but it so much better than Facebook
. Really. MORE >>
- [eLgg, Facebook] New Technology Supporting Informal Learning
child raised on text alone will think and learn differently from a child raised on cartoons or a child raised on Facebook
. The last few years have seen the development of social network services online such as Facebook
, Friendster, LinkedIn, and MySpace to name a few) as well as a service for creating social networks, Ning. 2007). MORE >>
HAROLD JARCHE [eLgg, Facebook] Beta, data and more
| FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2010
There’s a theory that Ning’s actions are part of a carefully planned scam to make the company the next MySpace or Facebook
. Here’s what I learned on Twitter this past week: @literacyadviser “The only truly effective web filter is an educated mind. via @ jonhusband. OR nurture a linchpin culture? via @minutrition. Is Ning a scam? MORE >>
- [eLgg, Facebook] E-Learning: Générations STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
- [eLgg, Facebook] DIY is here HAROLD JARCHE | TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
- [eLgg, Facebook] May – June 15 Great Ones JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING | MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010
- [eLgg, Facebook] Too Many Social Networks? TONY KARRER | FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2007
- [eLgg, Facebook] Making Software, Making Money STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2007
- [eLgg, Facebook] Stager, Logo and Web 2.0 STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
- [eLgg, Facebook] Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0 JOHN HAGEL | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2007
- [eLgg, Facebook] Social Networks CLARK QUINN | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2008
- [eLgg, Facebook] TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 6 STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
- [eLgg, Facebook] So many thoughts, so little time JAY CROSS | MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009