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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

tools are a form of social networking, but for this module we’re going to focus on “ego-centric&# social networks, those that are focused on individuals, as opposed to networks that build up around objects, such as Delicious, Flickr, Slideshare, etc. NOTE: Elgg will soon be offering a hosted and open source alternative to Ning.

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Second, it created the idea that these content modules orchunks were sharable. In education, probably themajor player from this era was Elgg, at that time and still to this day a noveltechnology. These, however, represent only the mostrecent of what can be seen as a series of 'generations' of e-learning. But it didn't take hold.

E-Learning: Générations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Deuxièmement, ils ont créé l'idée que ces modules, oudes morceaux de contenu, ont été partageables. Enl'éducation, sans doute l'acteur majeur de cette époque était Elgg, à cetteépoque et elle est encore à ce jour, une nouvelle technologie. Merci de m'accueillir á votre conférence. Mais les jeux enligne étaient beaucoup plus flexibles.

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?