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The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Top Tools 2012

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. From there, we talk about team tools. Maybe OneNote?

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#OEB14 - Open Educational Resources 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

moved from classroom teaching to exclusively online - the internet provides an opportunity for providing resources - but missing is the human connection - I miss seeing my students face to face - what about the human element? open access - general use and research 1. OER (UNESCO/COL) 2. Freely available / wrong license 3. Freemium 5.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The CCK08 course and all the other courses we have developed since have been based on open educational resources (OERs). From your web & blog, we found you were a passionate advocate of OER, can you share with us your first experience about open online educational resource? How did you start your cooperation initially?

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. teacher who is able to find an online network will find support and resources. Communities often support resource-sharing sites, or members can at least point to one. 3.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Last year’s ‘Top 10 Tools Survey results are here I’ve listed my 2016 votes (in the ‘Personal & Professional Learning category) below.

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The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So, the argument for open educational resources is simply:networks need openness in order to function. And this is a definition that has carried over into the openeducational resources (OER) movement. David Wiley has spoken about open educational resources formany years. And that’s the story of open educational resources.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and  ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yikes!

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

In February I added links to over 100 resources in my 2012 Reading List , but these are my 10 favourite. They happen below the surface.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. Using technology to find more (vs. the Macbook, Android - web-based applications, eg. Are remote labs effective? Which 6?"

10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? Here’s some of what I pulled out.

Control Technology Choice, Not Technology Use

Andy McAfee

For me, the most interesting part of the conversation came as I gave him one of my standard pieces of advice: exercise tight control over technology choice, and as little as possible over technology use. Minimal control over technology use is a mantra I’ve been chanting into the blogosphere for a while now. Do you agree?

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

Key social learning resources: part 12 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Social learning

10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

Flexibility was introduced to solve problems and leverage communications technologies; it did not happen for the sake of it.”

Enterprise Social Technology – Review

Harold Jarche

It’s main focus is on marketing, sales and online reputation management, coupled with explanations of tools and platforms. Books

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire  where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. Is it because of technology? Still?

The right tool for the right job

Harold Jarche

However, HPT, especially performance analysis can be a useful tool, if used selectively and appropriately. Performance Improvement

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Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. How do we build on this? From 68%.

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

Beth Kanter

But what if you don’t have the resources to hire a graphic designer and need to do it in-house? Tips Tools and

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. 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? Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? How about math?

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. Conference Balance - eLearning Technology , June 6, 2008 Just read a great post by Clive Shepherd - Cutting the Pie - where he discusses what the appropriate balance is at conferences. eLearning Technology.

Are You Content Creation Impaired? Here’s Some Tips and Resources

Beth Kanter

Techniques and Tools. How does your organization create compelling content when you don’t have time, talent, or resources? Conten

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

It just works, pretty much like some other traditional tools we have been using for decades, like *cough* email *cough*. Let’s see it…. Hallo?

International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

Beth Kanter

Here’s two programs that use technology to support women and girls and are an inspiration. March 8th is International Women’s Day.

Key social learning resources: Part 1

Jane Hart

During social learning month, Jane Hart will be providing some weekly articles curating some key resources about social learning. 1. It will disrupt institutions built upon the technology of  the printing press – all communication enterprises, including education. link]. 2. It is a sea change. link]. 3. link]. link]. link]. 4. link].

Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

This is the third part of my four-part series curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. 1. “But most are ordinary people with new tools to force you to listen to what they care about and to demand respect. This article first appeared on Training Zone on 19 September. link]. 2. link].

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

Beth Kanter

There were a lot of questions about the tools. Curation tools are platforms that let you display your collection. Content

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches

Beth Kanter

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches – Guest Post by Jay Geneske, Rockefeller Foundation. Storytelling

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Photos: a.

Flexible Working Works

Dan Pontefract

Each of those employees use our collaborative technologies to be productive and to get their objectives accomplished. Do You?

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. Not as easy as it seems - professors use multiple tools today. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why?

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Media Impact Funders New Site, Data Tool, and Reports. ” 2.

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What’s in your social media measurement tool box and why?

Beth Kanter

Social media measurement tools give you data. KD Paine offers a great framework for matching tools with data collection and analysis tasks.

Pencil as Power Tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Technology (7). Tools (20). Pencil as Power Tool A few years ago, I took a five-day drawing class in New York City that changed my life.

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Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

Social Networking tools *do* make you ever so much more productive. Someone who lives these digital tools, walking the talk, learning by doing.

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

From Analysis to Evaluation: Tools, Tips, and Techniques from Trainers. Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. By Dave Meier. by Eric Jensen.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? of technology, philanthropy and civil society.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

How are you planning on achieving that purpose, and, most importantly, can social technologies help achieve the same goals? Or, perhaps not. .