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Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning

George Siemens

In 2009 Peter Tittenberger and I wrote a handbook of emerging technologies for learning. We created a supporting website (wiki) for the book. Those fine folks at University of Manitoba (motto: we’ve never met a permanent link that we haven’t made unpermanent) have deleted the wiki and the website. Anyway, I’ve uploaded the pdf version of the document (the wiki is gone): Handbook of Emerging Technology for Learning

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions.

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The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

This past week, I attended the SharePoint 2009 conference in Las Vegas. If you want to change the culture (as Will Kelly describes here ) it’s surely not just about the technology. Coaches, mentors, online buddies need to coexist within the wiki’s, blogs, discussion forums, webcam meetings, online presence, etc.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Context Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies. Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. For the purpose of this post, I'll call it the L&D Technology Group. eLearning Technology.

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?

Whose Side(wiki) Are You On?

Doc Searls

Meanwhile there is much more to talk about in the whole area of individual autonomy and control — and work already underway in many areas, from music to public media to health care — which is why we’ll have the VRM East Coast Workshop 2009 on 12-13 October at Harvard Law School. Tags: Berkman Business Events Ideas Life Technology infrastructure music problems "Dave Winer" google Kynetx Phil Windley Sidewiki VRM workshop What are we to make of Sidewiki ?

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. JANUARY 2009 January 3-4, 2009 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. link] conferences_events/presidents/ 2009.asp January 4-7, 2009 Hawaii International Conference on Education , 7 th annual, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work. Check out the Communities Connect Network Wiki. Then Peg hit on using the wiki to be the central point for the coalitions training programs.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. We will especially see a rapid growth in the use of wikis for content presentation.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it&# and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services.

Technology Stewardship for Non Profits

Nancy White

A bunch of friends and colleagues have just written/edited a new book on stewarding technology in non profits and NGOs. You can read about it on their wiki, including seeing chapter outlines and “bonus material.&# Chapter 2: Managing Technology Change ( Dahna Goldstein ).

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

For web pages, wiki pages, PDFs, Word Docs and other standard content that's easy. eLearning Technology. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. These discussions center on what requirements should go into an LMS RFP and more broadly how the LMS should really be integrated into the organization. Initially, the conversation was about having learning content appear on the enterprise portal.

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Your favorite 2009 posts on Internet Time Blog

Jay Cross

T he future is people, not technology. eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. C orporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. It’s cheaper: no travel, no facilities cost, no instructor salaries. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

I’m going to reflect on what I’ve been up to in 2009 thus far. Winter 2009. I was coincidentally walking by a presentation by Clive Shepherd on the exhibits floor at Learning Technologies in London when he happened to flip my photo and a quote on the screen. Also gave session entitled Under the radar great technologies that you could be using. Spring 2009. Articles: The future is people, not technology. My new car is one year old!

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CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it. We are not simply deploying technology.

Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

Jack Merklein from Xerox Global Services did a really great presentation at LearnTrends 2009 entitled - Common tools for Diverse Communities at Xerox Global Services. You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation. eLearning Technology.

Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

So naturally when Nancy and John (with Etienne Wenger) put out the book Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities I was very excited. Nancy White and John Smith will be doing a session at LearnTrends 2009 (a free online conference – you should definitely go register).

Why #VRM is Fools' Gold

Martijn Linssen

Heres the definition of VRM according to Wiki: The goal of VRM is to improve the relationship between the demand-side and the supply-side of markets by providing new and better ways for the former to relate to the latter. Business or Pleasure? -

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Again, this is a combination of savvy use of technology, the combined application of scanning and filtering joined with the connective tissue of relationships and networks. 1) How do you learn about and learn to use new technologies? on 05 Jul 2009 at 11:21 pm [.]

The future is people, not technology

Jay Cross

CLO magazine, June 2009. The future is people, not technology. Rather, we recommend redeploying them in new capacities, serving as connectors, wiki gardeners, internal publicists, news anchors and performance consultants. Identifying and spreading good technology practices.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it. We are not simply deploying technology.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Like any good communications strategic planning, social media strategy takes into consideration goals and target audiences AND the technology implications. From an engineering perspective any technology, be it a tool, software, or processes and procedures, or new work practices, is a solution.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Dion Hinchcliffe declared 2009 - The year of the shift to Enterprise 2.0. Reported numbers vary widely … Forrester : Despite the novelty of the technologies (only 3 years old), the percentage penetration is very high, about half of all enterprises globally. technologies.

Technology Stewardship at Libraries – Free Online Event | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The full official details are below, but I also wanted to add that I’ll have two special guests who will make the difference – two librarians who work with these issues of technology and community every day in their work.

Most Viewed Posts First Quarter 2009 - What next?

Nancy White

A humorous presentation of Blogs vs. Wikis. CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology fo. I was poking around my WordPress installation this weekend and realized I could see the top posts from the last quarter. I was curious what garnered attention and how that might inform what I write going forward. Well, actually, I’m not that disciplined. I write what surfaces at the moment. But I AM open to suggestions. What would be useful for you?

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work. Check out the Communities Connect Network Wiki. Then Peg hit on using the wiki to be the central point for the coalitions training programs.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. December 4th, 2009 at 06:40 | #1 Social ECM-Media? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said. Unless you really screw up your social learning models, those work activities will become significantly more efficient and innovative through the application of social media concepts and technologies.

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Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As a result, a large part of my work involves being exposed to new and interesting technologies, whether they are the latest military simulators, academic papers delivered at scientific conferences, or product proposals being promoted by aspiring developers. What I can tell you, though, is what technologies are working, what technologies are flopping, and what technologies are fads. Don't build a wiki This is a special case of the social network site.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

In a 2009 IDC report, training budgets decreased on average by 19.5 percent in 2009. In 2008, each learning professional supported 197 employees whereas in 2009, this number increased to 260. in 2009. ASTD reports staffing in learning-related roles dropped 8 percent in 2009. technologies surfaced within the organization. opportunities and technologies to help facilitate the learning experience of employees.

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's interesting, because they all use techn ology, but there has been a lack of interest in using technology in their teaching. demo - Weblion Wiki - user created content and support Somthing like this for learning design would be really useful, and if we made it open, then anyone could contribute content. And as technology, it's crap. More blog coverage from IMS in Montreal. The Future IMS Learning Design What is the future of learning design?

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! MinuteBio , June 12, 2009 Moodle Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions by Andrew McAfee on March 6, 2009 My current print version of Information Week has an interesting cover story about “demand-signal management,&# a highfalutin term for getting data about what’s selling, then using it to make decisions about manufacturing, replenishment, etc. technologies. technologies.

Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0?

Andy McAfee

by Andrew McAfee on February 23, 2009 I had a very interesting talk a little while back with Gregg Petersmeyer and a couple of his colleagues. 19 comments… read them below or add one } Sameer February 23, 2009 at 11:05 am I think paying attention to the audience type in a discussion such as this is really important. Chris McGrath February 23, 2009 at 11:45 am I think the best method depends on the seriousness of the relationship.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). For example, a wiki is a tool.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). For example, a wiki is a tool.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). For example, a wiki is a tool.