Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools

Tony Karrer

For an upcoming panel session that will be looking at where eLearning is going, I was trying to get a ballpark sense of how much eLearning is being done with various tools as an indicator of where we stand in terms of adoption of eLearning 1.0, One thing I would say is that I would expect that we'll see adoption of Wiki tools a lot more - but many of the uses will be more as a replacement of web page creation than as a eLearning 2.0

Wiki 100

LMS and Social Learning

Tony Karrer

If I want a great wiki platform, I’m going to download MediaWiki or DokuWiki (also free and they have huge support communities). And I don't think that many of us expect our LMS vendor to provide the solution that organizations will adopt more broadly. eLearning Technology.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Major LMS companies such as WebCT, Blackboard, Angel, Saba and Desire2Learn all adopted standards originally developed by IMS. known as ''Really Simple Syndication'', which was adopted by blog engines such as LiveJournal and Blogger. Working with the Semantic Web group located in Fredericton, the eLearning group developed a product called Sifter/Filter.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. It also fits nicely with starting with targeted adoption.