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1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my  Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools  in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? What are your favourite tools for learning? CONTENT TOOLS.

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Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

My top tools for learning are: Experience. Many times I’ll be searching my own sites. really enjoy using Google to search images.

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The Pull of Narrative – In Search of Persistent Context

John Hagel

On the positive side, the tools required to take on this task are becoming more and more powerful and ubiquitous.    Video and audio tools and platforms supplement conventional text-based forms of communication, and put them in the hands of everyone. We now need a new generation of leaders to put these tools to good use.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. All of mine fall in the latter category, because my performance support tools are productivity tools! So So here’re my votes, FWIW: Google Search is, of course, still my top tool. I’m looking up things several if not many times a day. Books are still a major way I learn.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

It’s been my single, most important social networking tool of them all! But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us.

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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories. OFFICE TOOLS.

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What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. Top Tools 201210 -  Wikipedia.

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New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

Beth Kanter

Subject Area: View the distribution of a specific organization’s funding by subject areas, including an “and/or” search function.

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Tony Karrer

This is likely my last post in the Tool Set series. Yes, I personally use Google 95%+ for searching. Search. In other words, 2007.

A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections

Beth Kanter

Heidi Ketroser Massey and Nancy Schwartz asked about tools to help manage the process. Here’s a few suggestions for tools and tips.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

Analytics tools like the ones described below are good for measuring actions and engagement. Tools and Tactics

New Tools Beget Revolutions: Big Data and the 21st Century Information-based Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On May 22 I attended the 2013 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  All while the windows of opportunity and response will continue to shrink. 

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Voting closes in a few days for the Top Tools for Learning 2012. Please cast your vote.

Jane Hart

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 will be revealed on Monday 1 October 2012. What is a “learning tool”? Top Tools 2012

The Co-Evolution of Humans and our Tools

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The transition from stone to metal tools roughly coincided with the development of agriculture around the 4th millennium BC.  Machine tools occasioned a surge in producing new tools in the industrial revolution.  Advocates of nanotechnology expect a similar surge as tools become microscopic in size.”

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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What should be in your tool set? Should twitter be part of your tool set?

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[internet librarian] Search tools

David Weinberger

Gary Price from Infodocket is moderating a panel on what’s new in search. The first speaker is from , which he says “is thought of as the third search engine” in the US market. ” When you search for “kate spade” you get authenticated Kate Spade fashion stuff. NOTE: Live-blogging.

Trick or Tweet? Seven Twitter Tools To Help You Measure, Learn, and Improve

Beth Kanter

RowFeeder fits the bill.   It will search hashtags or keywords and dump the data in a google spreadsheet.  I used for anytime I teach a workshop or give a presentation. Susan Tenby from TechSoup Global told me about socialbro.  It is a Twitter analytics tool. Tools are like candy – have a sugar high yet?

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What are News Discovery Tools? Why Use Them?

Beth Kanter

Is your organization using news discovery tools? This is what builds thought leadership and attention. Which ones? Content

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2015 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Jane Hart’s 9th Annual ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes on Friday 19th September 2015 and will be published the following Monday. My list of top tools for learning in 2015 : Google Search : ‘Professor Google’ is he is known in my house. We can barely imagine life without Google Search. LinkedIn does that job well.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

As this image shows (click to expand), there are many web tools that can help develop critical thinking. Social Bookmarks. Blogs. More Reading.

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

Again, these tools don’t facilitate emergence, although this may be starting to change. tibbr is literally about applying Web 2.0 Get it?

Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool

Tony Karrer

For people new to the concepts of social media and reviewing their tool set, is Twitter a good choice as a tool?

Visual Aids for Search

Harold Jarche

Just when you think you know what you’re doing on the Web, along comes another tool.

ReTweet relativity

Martijn Linssen

Why customer service can't be outsourced Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the soc. That is relatively easy. Any of them human?

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

want to bring back the user experience of what made Twitter a great social networking tool par to none. . Sadly. . And here is why… . For sure!

My Top 10 Learning Tools

Clark Quinn

My ITA colleague Jane Hart regularly collects the top 100 learning tools via contributions from lots of folks.  It’s a fascinating list, worth looking at. There are several categories of tools here.  On the information finding/sharing path, some tools I use include: Google – like everyone else, I’m all over searching.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Similar Site Search reads one site’s tags and proceeds to find sites like it. Tags: tools Of course, I could always do this.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

Tool Box. There are lots of photo editing apps that work with Instagram, management tools, and tools to measure Instagram.

Conversation Searches

Tony Karrer

What are Conversation Searches? often present around my Information Radar tools and methods, particularly my use of an RSS Reader. During those presentations, I'll mention what are sometimes called "vanity searches." These searches look for any mention of your name, company, URLs across blogs and other sites.


Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events

Luis Suarez

keep those Twitter searches on hashtags going in the medium, long run. You name it. Now, what do I mean with that exactly? Not very helpful!

Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters

Luis Suarez

“ If the search inquiry doesn’t find you, there’s a void like you don’t exist. Actually, that’s not accurate. Of course, I do.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Even if it is thoughtfully placed in a folder, e-mail search isn’t great. And here is why. Thus stay tuned for them coming up shortly! Or not.

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

Twitter as a search engine. But I never really conceptualized it as search.   So I thought I’d put it to the test. LOTS of volume.

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth Kanter

Professional Networking Tips Tools and TacticsThat question may make it hard to let go. ”  If not, recycle it. cc @bethkanter. How well?

Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?

Luis Suarez

Can you imagine when G+ is tightly integrated with Google Search? Over two months on it and I am still having a blast. Well, not really.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingNo business value.

The REAL real time search

Doc Searls

Blog search is mighty thin in Wikipedia. While “real time&# is heating up as a topic, real time search seems to have fallen off the radar of everybody other than itself. It begins, Web search, real-time search and social search. Here’s IceRocket on real time search as a string. Always was.

Facebook Graph Search and your company's "digital plumage"

Euen Semple

Graph Search is another important tool in our ever-growing digital wardrobe, one that motivates us to understand and manage the implications of our ever-expanding digital footprint. Batelle sees this as a good thing in terms of individuals: And to me, this is a Very Good Thing.

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work

Luis Suarez

The clip comes to ponder about the future of work and how social computing tools are helping redefine the current workplace as we know it.