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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content. I use it to filter and find all the best content on a daily, weekly, monthly basis. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. for more on this. 7.

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. As a learning professional, you will want to think of Ning in two ways. cannot do that with Gmail or Skype or Ning.

Elgg: it’s a community effort

Harold Jarche

This weekend I noticed a tweet from Alec Couros about some issues with the Ning social networking platform. That post is over a year old but from the comments as late as last fall, there seem to be ongoing issues on how Ning treats its customers, users and their data. So what is the alternative to Ning?

Selecting OS learning technology platforms

Harold Jarche

All are open source and there are a variety of hosting models available for most budgets. you could also say ‘a wordpress.com project, a moodle hosted project or a ning project if you don’t care about controlling your data… which I do… but you may not). Do you want to do a wordpress project, a moodle project or a drupal project.

Beta, data and more

Harold Jarche

— @courosa “ Ning Exposed – Tech Company Scams its Clients&# [2008]. Is Ning a scam? There’s a theory that Ning’s actions are part of a carefully planned scam to make the company the next MySpace or Facebook. dweinberger “The only way I know to solve big problems anymore is to do it in public.&#.

Make imperfect copies

Harold Jarche

However, Jaiku is now open source and may grow into something else, under Google’s umbrella. Laconi.ca

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

and Apple or from specialized content sources such as national Geographic. emerged with the release of lightweight open source frameworks such as Ruby on Rails. Skype, 2005) Moreover, open source conferencing suites, such as Dim Dim and WiZiQ, are emulating the function of commercial applications. Web 2.0

The social media I use

Nancy White

Eudora is no longer a paid product, now Open Source. I am not an Outlook fan. haven’t opened up IE in months. So here it is.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Downes, 2007) We need to consider learners not only as the subjects of learning, entities to whom we deliver learning content, but also the sources of learning, functioning as the perceptual input for the wider network. gRSShopper is available as free and open source software for public download. Why is this necessary? 2007).

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

You will be facing tremendous competition as every new and existing client will be choosing from a range of well-funded commercial and open source products. These became platforms (see above) and then we had social network multiplier sites, like Ning. I get to play a government scientist on the internet. stuff - JQuery, etc.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Bryan Chapman Tips for facilitators in Ning The ‘Least Assistance’ Principle No more excuses for poor e-learning content eLearning Defined eLearning Technology. Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

APIs (Application Programming Interfaces, for my less techie readers) – especially open, standardized APIs – have been a key building block of Web 2.0,

Doc Searls Weblog · Thoughts on the writers strike

Doc Searls

This whole loop then ties in with the Do It Yourself mentality, with open source tools and distribution channels enabling us to bypass the whole mess.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Federal Government Distributed Learning Association (FGDLA)

Mark Oehlert

Their mission is below. I did want to point out that Jay has created a social network for the FGDLA using ning and it is available here. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007 | Main | Tom and I disagree and then I kinda support his argument? del.icio.us