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Elgg: it’s a community effort

Harold Jarche

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. Another platform that I have used since its early days is Elgg , an open source social networking platform that attracted me because of its unique underlying model. Can the data be easily exported?

The Importance of Elgg in the Future of Learning

George Siemens

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).

Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?

George Siemens

The idea of “circles&# is somewhat related to Twitter Lists and is helpful for organizing friends/colleagues and tracking different activity streams. Elgg – with its varied activity feed – is an early implementation of Circles. “I’m gsiemens on Facebook and Twitter. Yes, I’ll remember that.

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

Landing (Elgg), Twitter, Facebook. What can we do now with information that we could not do in the past? I’ve abused Kauffman’s concept of the adjacent possible by applying it to the new opportunities, untapped potential, and levels of complexity, that arise with the development of something new. What am I missing? Embed.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Diana Kimball [twitter: dianakimball ] is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk on coding as a liberal art. And I’d love to run the next MOOC in Elgg.

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The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There’s Elgg, which isan open source social network software for learning, Atutor, LAMS (LearningActivity Management System), and more types of software are available aSchoolforge. This presentation is mine and ifyou want to share it with people, go ahead and share it. No problem at all. So don’t feelinhibited from sharing this stuff. Not so.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Newbie's guide to Twitter | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone 22. Elgg, Drupal, and Moodle -- the components of an online learning environment | FunnyMonkey - Tools for Teachers 59. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. Web 2.0: Web 2.0

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.

E-Learning: Générations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Nous sommes plus familiers avec les logiciels sociaux à travers de nomsde marque comme Friendster, MySpace, Twitter, Linked In, Facebook, et plusrécemment, Google +. Les innovateursont évolué et ont commencé à essayer de nouvelles technologies radicales commeRSS et AJAX, Twitter et Technorati. Merci de m'accueillir á votre conférence.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Software to create social networks is the logical successor to content management systems such as Drupal, and in the field of learning, the most prominent such system is Elgg. Elgg, 2009) Systems such as Elgg therefore combine the functions of content management and social networking. Retrieved from Drupal: [link] Elgg.

Beta, data and more

Harold Jarche

Here’s what I learned on Twitter this past week: @literacyadviser “The only truly effective web filter is an educated mind.&# via @ jonhusband. dweinberger “The only way I know to solve big problems anymore is to do it in public.&#. — Why you need to understand political policy by @cognitivepolicy via@drmcewan.

Desire2Learn Mobile FLV - eLearning from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Here what eLearning Learning thinks is the most interesting stuff from last week. Actually, it's what all of you seemed to think was the most interesting stuff from last week. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Browse eLearning Content

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

On Twitter, Followers Don’t Equal Influence - , May 7, 2010. Study: Twitter Is Not a Very Social Network - ReadWriteWeb , May 11, 2010. Using Twitter to deliver a collaborative keynote , May 23, 2010. The Importance of Elgg in the Future of Learning , May 6, 2010. Best of Informal Learning Flow.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

May 19, 2009 25 Tools: A Toolbox for Learning Professionals 2009 , May 19, 2009 The End in Mind " A Post-LMS Manifesto , May 8, 2009 Micro-blogging at Work , May 30, 2009 Using Elgg as as Social Learning platform , May 2, 2009 Learning with 'e's: e-Learning 3.0 , May 4, 2009 Does technology change the nature of knowledge? Hope you enjoy.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

New Twitter Research: Men Follow Men and Nobody Tweets - , June 1, 2009. Twitter’s Ten Rules For Radical Innovators - , June 5, 2009. Twitter Drives Traffic, Sales: A Case Study - OReilly Radar , February 19, 2009. Using Elgg as as Social Learning platform , May 2, 2009.

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

Conversation included LinkedIn, Ning, MySpace, Orkut, PLE, Plurk, Utterli, Twitter, Elgg, Xing, Edmoto, wow, there are a lot of these things to consider. The first week of our Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals is wrapping up. This week we looked at Social Networks. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

and ads) with Elgg (open source with Web 2.0 Dont Count On It. A number of recent events suggest a potentially significant evolution of Web 2.0