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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

The Importance of Elgg in the Future of Learning. And I’d love to run the next MOOC in Elgg. Why Elgg? Page 1 of 2. JUNE 3, 2012.

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I need some help

George Siemens

But I benefit daily from open source software – my blogs are wordpress, the server that hosts my sites runs LAMP, at work I use ELGG ( the Landing ), for open courses we use gRSShopper , etc. Remixing, collaboration, and new innovations would be the result. have benefitted enormously from open learning.

Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

However, the focus of this research chair on learning innovation and analytics captured my interest and I decided to apply (obviously informing my colleagues at Athabasca University of my intent. My Royal Roads Proposal: Integrating social and technical systems for learning and knowledge innovation. It has been outstanding. Altbach, P.,

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Web 2.0: A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning? Innovate: Moving from Theory to Real-World Experiences in an e-Learning Community 15. Ten Excellent Online Apps For the Innovative Teacher 23. Innovate: Uses and Potentials of Wikis in the Classroom 53. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. collaboration 8.

Hard is Easy, Soft is Hard

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Rosen: there are thousands of thinkers, thousands of innovations that have come together in this one device. Innovation is really more about novel connectedness rather than about novel ideas. changes things – like Elgg, it is a plug-in based environment, so your Moodle 2.0 It meant structuring forum questions better.

Open Source Business Model

Tony Karrer

Dave Tosh laments - Elgg is the most popular white label social networking platform in the world powering over 2000 networks. However, Elgg could power 100,000 networks and it would make no difference - there is no revenue stream as we give everything away under a GPL license. understand his frustration. Think Moodle as an LMS.

Product Vendor Blogs - Where are They?

Tony Karrer

Another thought just occurred to me based on my last post Innovation Geography Based and Innovation in eLearning. and asked about innovation in eLearning, especially innovation that leads to products. If you look on my link roll, there's one from Articulate, elgg, ummm. I'm already running out. How about Lectora?

The Learning Layer – Review

Harold Jarche

He further recommends changes in how we develop ideas for innovation and suggests reversing the traditional idea funnel. BRP & ERP.

Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The project to which he refers, of course, is ELGG. It was crowded even when ELGG launched. Here's the question to ask: would ELGG have had any measure of success had it been subscription-based software? As open source software goes, ELGG is almost unique in its intent to create a revenue stream for its producer. Why not?

Where are open source learning applications?

Tony Karrer

Good post by Harold Jarche - Where are open source learning applications? First, open-source generally succeeds once an application domain is fairly well understood and the feature sets are relatively more stable. So, we should naturally expect to see open source solutions emerge where we see relatively stable feature sets.

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Moodle and Elgg , for example, adopt explicitly Constructivist theories to inform their design and development. While they may be really powerful or innovative software applications, a teacher simply does not need Skpe, Google Eartth or Second Life. Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 tools in schools.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

has been a great distributed innovation lab – watch and see what sprouts, then acquire the interesting players. Dont Count On It. The Web 2.0

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Hope you enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

Twitter’s Ten Rules For Radical Innovators - HarvardBusiness.org , June 5, 2009. Using Elgg as as Social Learning platform , May 2, 2009. Twitter’s Ten Rules For Radical Innovators - HarvardBusiness.org , June 5, 2009. 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0

Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The assumptions behind such understandings are that technology drives educational change, and that there is generally a direct and one-way relationship between technical innovation and educational transition. Some of them I think are obviously false, some of them are obviously true, and some of them are not believed by anybody. and so on.