2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. Maybe 2009?

LMS and Social Learning

Tony Karrer

We’ve recently seen LMSs shift to include more functionality, such as wikis, blogs, social networking, etc. If I want a great wiki platform, I’m going to download MediaWiki or DokuWiki (also free and they have huge support communities).

Trending Sources

New skills for learning professionals

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Last month I opened the IADIS eLearning 2009 Conference in Portugal with an address on Redefining Instructional Design. We addressed this question at the April 2009 Learntrends event. Mzinga’s Dave Wilkins describes several production roles.

The future is people, not technology

Jay Cross

CLO magazine, June 2009. Rather, we recommend redeploying them in new capacities, serving as connectors, wiki gardeners, internal publicists, news anchors and performance consultants. Mzinga’s Dave Wilkins describes several production roles. More Human Than Human.

Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

Mzinga is clearly targeted at the learning space, being integrated with an LMS. Yet, for a learning group, Mzinga’s integration of formal and informal learning is also plausible. However, I don’t know if having a separate app for blogs, wikis, and all works, as you want profiles and discussions to be integrated, so reckon you do want a social media environment, or you’ll have to use a lot of glue. I spent yesterday touring the Web 2.0