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Open Source Business Model

Tony Karrer

Dave Tosh laments - Elgg is the most popular white label social networking platform in the world powering over 2000 networks. However, Elgg could power 100,000 networks and it would make no difference - there is no revenue stream as we give everything away under a GPL license. A friend of mine has a company that builds open source applications in spaces that are a bit less innovative than Elgg, but they do very well financially through the packaging and support models.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

Posted by John Hagel on April 11, 2007 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Complacency and Web 2.0 : Comments Perhaps the optimistic future lies with open source Web 2.0. and ads) with Elgg (open source with Web 2.0

Product Vendor Blogs - Where are They?

Tony Karrer

If you look on my link roll, there's one from Articulate, elgg, ummm. Another thought just occurred to me based on my last post Innovation Geography Based and Innovation in eLearning. Ben Werdmuller posted his comments on this Does location matter for web startups? and asked about innovation in eLearning, especially innovation that leads to products. One thing that just dawned on me is how few product vendor blogs there are in eLearning.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

In fact, LMS, Elgg, Flickr, del.icio.us, Wikis, Blogs, Discussion Groups, Amazon, hmmm, the list gets long quickly. Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. It's a large, centralized piece of software that is getting creaky with use (we've seen more outages and the PHP code is once again dumping itself into users' browsers).

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Moodle and Elgg , for example, adopt explicitly Constructivist theories to inform their design and development. Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 0 tools in learning by virtue of an extended comparison between those tools and Logo, the revolutionary e-learning system developed by Seymour Papert in the 1960s. His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 tools in schools.

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. Here we have a graph of the social networkenvironment from 2007 and what it’s doing is using the language of maps inorder to talk about something that is very much not mappable.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

2007 Training Industry Report Summary This report covers stats on the industry's trends and growth over the last year and will appear in the upcoming Training magazine edition. 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.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Akili, 2007) And there is no doubt that this is a positive development for the field. 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. Garrote, 2007) More recently, social networking technologies have come to be applied to content and learning management systems. 2007). 2007, April 16). 2007).