Trending Sources

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. Why is this necessary? Akili, G. K.

Sign of the day: Should you take that elevator? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Technology (7). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

4 diverse emotionally intelligent signs | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Technology (7). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

Being RSS-fed and in plain formatting, they loaded instantly, and were so Web 1.0+ And  Technology Review ? It recommended ten things.

RSS 103

Reframing the news

Doc Searls

Alas, Twitter posts tend to be snow on the water, flowing to near-oblivion and lacking syndication through RSS —though there are hacks.). Dave created RSS — Really Simple Syndication — as we know it today , and got The New York Times and other publications (including many papers and nearly all Web publishers) to adopt it as well.

News 78

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

feature is something that makes a tool usable. ) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. My folders. Your folders.

Emotionally intelligent signage in Green Bay Packer country | Daniel.

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Technology (7). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

Open as in commons, not garden

Harold Jarche

In the meantime, I will try to set an example and remove myself from as many walled gardens as possible. OpenSource Technology

Tools for Independence

Doc Searls

Kynetx’ execution model , for example, transcends the calf-cow model, even as it works alongside it. RSS always has supported personal independence, because it’s something that gives me (or anybody) the power to syndicate — without locking anybody into some company’s dairy. So I signed up for Google+.

Tools 73

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

For example, we could search in real time, but search engine indexes were essentially archives, no matter how often they were updated.

My Two Top 2008 Technologies

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet My Two Top 2008 Technologies by Andrew McAfee on December 30, 2008 For a year-end post I’d rather not try to recap the year in technology, or in anything else. technologies are bringing out the universal brotherhood in man?

Internet Time Blog » Map to the Internet Time Ecosystem

Jay Cross

Emotionally intelligent magnet (and road rage antidote) | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Technology (7). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

feature is something that makes a tool usable. ) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. My folders. Your folders.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

feature is something that makes a tool usable. ) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. My folders. Your folders.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

feature is something that makes a tool usable. ) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. My folders. Your folders.

Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

started reading the article because of my geek interests in IT and supply chain management, but stayed interested because of a much broader interest (also geeky) in technology’s  influence on the design of organizations. What I know has been difficult/impossible to encode into a CRM, for example, for all the reasons you stated.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s. SCORM 2004 remains the dominant learning resources specification in both the corporate and academic learning technology marketplace to this day. CCK11.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. United States.

Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learning Technologies 2009. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. RSS Reader. interface is my personal launch page, and it includes links to many of the technologies we’ll cover today. Example. Track 1 Session 1. URL for this page:[link].

Digging a new River for the NYTimes

Doc Searls

For example, here.). But the Times can listen and act, as it did back when Martin Nisenholtz and his team followed Dave’s lead and adopted RSS, reforming and reinvigorating the whole publishing business in the process. We’re having an RSS meetup in NYC in mid-June. #. The Times is kinda busy now anyway. PS: Deadline?

Giving respect to brand advertising

Doc Searls

For example, the ad for SmellRight deodorant placed next to a story on a newspaper’s website may not be placed by SmellRight, its ad agency or the newspaper. That’s why we have, for example, Ethan Zuckrman ‘s The Internet’s Original Sin. Internet marketing problems Research Technology You can guess why.

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

also began working with colleagues at the University of Alberta in 1993 and 1994 to create a 'Multiple Academic User Domain', or MAUD, out of the same technology. As with the discussion board, it was the multi-user aspewct of the technology that made all the difference. As I mentioned, I use RSS most of all. need it.

RSS 77

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

The recession, combined with technology, is  killing middle class jobs , reports the Associated Press. There are alternatives. Post-job Economy.

Personal Learning MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We will look for practical examples of online learning outside traditional college and university environments. Downes is perhaps best known for his daily newsletter, OLDaily, which is distributed by web, email, and RSS to thousands of subscribers around the world. Course Tag: #NRC01PL Course Registration: https://openedx.lpss.me

Buzzword: Micro-learning

Dawn of Learning

Examples include: A lesson of the week on the back of the toilet door (as done at Google). RSS is a great example of this.

RSS 72

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle? Here is a snippet to get us started. Lost or left behind in online learning?

Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity

George Siemens

social media, participative technologies, it’s not unreasonable to state that at least a segment of society today recognizes information as multi-authored, participative, distributed, and networked. Facebook plays a similar integrative role for participative technologies. We aren’t connecting. This is no small challenge.

Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And NRC is free to take risks on technology that might daunt commercial providers. NRC''s Learning and Performance Support Systems program touches on all parts of Canada''s learning technology, but has the most direct impact on the learning management system (LMS) sector. Engagement is at the core of cMOOC learning.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It was intended very deliberately to be an example of the theory we had formed over the previous four years, and not simply a place to talk about it. We had about 170 blogs created to support the course, and we aggregated these using RSS – content syndication supporting online learning. Take transportation, for example.

Aaron Swartz was not a hacker. He was a builder.

David Weinberger

Clearly, this is not what JSTOR had in mind, but it is also something its contract permitted and its technology did nothing to prevent. He was a builder: Aaron helped build the RSS standard that enabled a rush of information and ideas — what we blandly call “content” — to be distributed, encountered, and re-distributed.

More (somewhat) emotionally intelligent signage in a parking lot.

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Technology (7). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Blogs may also be read through special readers, known as ‘RSS readers’, which aggregate blog summaries produced by blog software. Readers use RSS readers to ‘ subscribe ’ to a blog. Popular web-based RSS readers include Google Reader and Bloglines. For example, the University of Calgary uses blogs to create learning communities.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Content could be created in novel ways - the 'mail merge'program, for example, would allow you to print the same letter multiple times,but each with a different name and address drawn from a database. The third element was the technology developed to enablethat which we today call object oriented programming. But it didn't take hold.

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

Are the next takeoff technologies evident now? The iPhone, for example, is highly generative for software, but not for hardware (only Apple makes iPhones). And most of that work — including 34,000 photographs on Flickr — is syndicated trough RSS (Really SimpleSyndication) or its derivatives. Look up RSS on Google. wrong.

e-books, open standards, and content formats

Dawn of Learning

Home > Executive Perspective , News > e-Books, Open Standards, and Content Formats e-Books, Open Standards, and Content Formats February 26th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I want to comment and discuss a real-world example of why XML and XML standards are fundamental to your strategy when selecting an LCMS. The standard is the “.epub”

My Moodle Test

Dawn of Learning

Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Brent Schlenker, commenting on Michael Hanley’s blog , says: “.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? How about math?

Wiki 28

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. eLearning Technology. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.

MOOCs and the OPAL Quality Clearinghouse

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The practice consists of hosting a traditional college or university course in an open environment, supported by technology that facilitates massive participation. series of MOOCs have been hosted by various organizations since (please see [link] for examples). Please do not regard innovation from just a technology perspective!