1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools
JUNE 5, 2016
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? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. E-Learning Authoring Tools. CONTENT TOOLS.
Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning – for use in training, for performance support, social collaboration, etc. Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning – for self-organised learning.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
Interestingly enough, plenty of people have been questioning whether, now that we have got Google Plus as well, it makes sense to dump your own blog in favour of your social activities in the various social networking sites. This blog.
The Best of Breed Learning Tools 2014
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
As readers of this blog will know, I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list on Monday 22 September – a list that I compiled from the votes of over 1,000 learning professionals worldwide.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
In one of my earlier blog posts from last week, I got asked the following question: “ So, what we all want to know is what have you been doing and what/where can we find you in the future? ” I have gone through that path far too many times with other social tools and it’s never been pretty.
Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. I have now compiled the Top […]. Social learning
Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools
AUGUST 27, 2015
It’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning. My top tools for learning are: Experience. My blog is where I reflect on things and share them with others.
Top 10 Tools for @C4LPT 2017
APRIL 19, 2017
Jane Hart is running her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning poll (you can vote too), and here’s my contribution for this year. These are my personal learning tools, and are ordered according to Harold Jarche’s Seek-Sense-Share models, as ways to find answers, to process them, and to share for feedback: Google Search is my go-to tool when I come across something I haven’t heard of. Slack is another tool I use with some groups to stay in touch.
Take the 10 Tools Challenge
JANUARY 8, 2013
You could decide all or some of them up front, or make your choices as you go through the year, You might like to use the Top 100 Tools list for inspiration – or just discover your own. Share a link to your blog in the comments below.
My Top Tools 2014
JULY 17, 2014
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. I have also annotated these tools as to what part of my PKM practice they connect with: SEEK > SENSE > SHARE.
What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?
JUNE 14, 2016
I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. From there, we talk about team tools.
2016 Top Tools for Learning
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies’ 10th Anniversary ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes midday UK time on Friday 23 September 2016. Last year’s ‘Top 10 Tools Survey results are here I’ve listed my 2016 votes (in the ‘Personal & Professional Learning category) below.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
So since a bunch of folks have asked me to share my thoughts about the overall user experience I thought I would put together this particular blog entry where I could describe a little bit what it is like: well, to me, it’s like being all over 2007, once again!
Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?
JANUARY 22, 2013
A few days back my good friend, the always inspiring and thought provoking, Dan Pontefract , put together a rather interesting blog post which is just a beautiful story of a conversation he recently had that I could see myself behave and react pretty much in the same way that he did.
Top Tools for Learning
SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of what people find to be their best web tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. Voting closes on 27 September.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
you say’ …Hang on for a minute, before I go into that topic a bit deeper, allow me to give you all some context as to why I have started this blog entry with those two quotes. Even Roger himself already hints in that blog entry part of what the potential solution(s) may well be.
top tools for 2015
AUGUST 27, 2015
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. 7 (7): Apple Preview: is the productivity tool I use the most, so I can focus on learning, not fighting with applications.
Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
APRIL 12, 2016
Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. All of mine fall in the latter category, because my performance support tools are productivity tools! So here’re my votes, FWIW: Google Search is, of course, still my top tool. Skype is a tool I use for communicating with folks to get things done, but also to have conversations (e.g. Word is my go-to writing tool, and while I use Pages at times too (e.g. Keynote is my presentation creating tool.
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?
My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
This is the 5th year I have been building a Top 100 Tools for Learning list (based on the Top 10 Tools contributions of learning professionals worldwide), so I thought it would be interesting to compare my choices in the first year I ran the activity in 2007, with my choices today.
2015 top 10 tools for learning
JULY 7, 2015
Jane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ). As a public service announcement, I list my top 10 tools for learning as well: Google search: I regularly look up things I hear of and don’t know. WordPress: my blogging tool, that provides regular reflection opportunities for me in generating them, and from the feedback others provide via comments.
Top 10 Tools for Learning
JULY 22, 2014
Jane Hart compiles, every year, a list of the top 10 tools for learning. WordPress: the other way I write out loud is on my blog (like this), and my blog is powered by WordPress. Google: the core tool in my searching for answers for things. Mail: email is still a major tool for getting pointers, staying in touch, asking questions, etc. A different tool for the same purpose. What tools do you use?
our crude knowledge capture tools
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Exactly what I have been trying to do on this blog, over many years. Earlier this week I commented that while of course, you cannot capture knowledge in the literal sense, people in organizations need to share their knowledge-making experiences.
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
My friend Dave Tebbutt is wondering whether to give up his blog or not. Many of us over the years go through periods of questioning why we blog and if it is worth it. For me the biggest reason to blog is personal. If I don’t blog I don’t think as much, or at least not with as much focus. I don’t think it even matters where you blog these days. This is because just linking to my blog posts seemed unreasonable.
My Top Tools 2014
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 17, 2014
This could actually be any of three word processing tools - I use NoteTab for quick notes, and Padre for programming. This is my main audio tool. I don''t know why I write a blog separately from my website. Audaciity (with LAME) is the tool I use to do this. This is my own blogging software - other people would insert WordPress here, probably. Nothing really does the same work for me as a multimedia presentation tool.
What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012
OCTOBER 8, 2012
On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. So rather than passing around a number of Word documents and trying to collate the results manually, using a collaboration tool like Google Docs makes this an easy process.
A few simple tools I want edu-startups to build
OCTOBER 30, 2011
Here are a few tools that I would like someone, somewhere to build (startups, research labs, competent coders): 1. Visualization and data collision tools. I need tools to help me make sense of complexity. One of the reasons many people are not very data-based in their thinking and argumentation is that the tools to interact with data are difficult to use and inaccessible. It aggregates blogs and feeds the ones with a particular course tag into a daily email.
Top 10 Tools for Learning
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
Jane Hart is asking for submissions to her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning. 7: Gimp : An open source (free) image manipulation tool is very helpful for presentations and papers. 4: Twitter : The micro-blogging platform lets me stay in loose touch with many people.
1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013
JANUARY 17, 2013
It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories.
Quinn-Thalheimer: Tools, ADDIE, and Limitations on Design
DECEMBER 23, 2014
A few months back, the esteemed Dr. Will Thalheimer encouraged me to join him in a blog dialog, and we posted the first one on who L&D had responsibility to. I’ll suggest it’s not massive consumption of heinous chemicals, but instead think that we might want to look to our tools and methods. For instance, rapid elearning tools make it easy to take PPTs and PDFs, add a quiz, and toss the resulting knowledge test and dump over to the LMS to lead to no impact on the organization.
Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network
APRIL 25, 2014
We had a wide ranging conversations about how to apply network mapping and visualization and debated about its use as a measurement technique vs strategy tool. He started with a simple tool call Netviz that analyzed how his friends were connect.
Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
So this blog post is not intended, at all, as an opportunity for me to convince you all about how you should use Twitter from here onwards. It just works, pretty much like some other traditional tools we have been using for decades, like *cough* email *cough*.
The Soothing Effect of Blogging
AUGUST 18, 2014
It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. However, it doesn’t even feel totally awkward, as it used to be in the past, whenever I embarked on a longish blogging hiatus of sorts.
Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan
MARCH 28, 2013
Here’s a summary of tips, tools, examples, and resources for getting the most of our your nonprofit event with social media. (Here’s a curated link list used to create this post). ” Other amplifier tools include JustCoz and Gaggleamp.
Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse
OCTOBER 31, 2012
One of the key messages in the book is that nonprofits should not start with the tools and data, but start to clearly define success and their audience. By doing so, they will understand the few data points and the tools needed to collect that data to figure out if they have been successful!
Voting closes in a few days for the Top Tools for Learning 2012. Please cast your vote.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 will be revealed on Monday 1 October 2012. This is the 6th annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list I am compiling from the contributions of learning professionals worldwide. What is a “learning tool”? Top Tools 2012
Do you really need separate social learning tools? PART TWO – 6 ways to integrate learning into the workflow
OCTOBER 25, 2011
In Part One of this series of blog postings, I asked the question: “As business is becoming more social and we are using new social tools to work collaboratively with one another, do we really need another set of social tools specifically for learning?”
A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources
MAY 30, 2012
Back in January, I wrote a post about Pinterest as a curation tool to organize and share visual content I’ve collected in a pleasing visual way. I was surprised to find so much of my blog content pinned by others. A Few Pinterest Measurement Tools.
The Power of Words – Back to Blogging!
APRIL 12, 2011
Do you remember when I reflected back on the day about those dormant periods with my blogging over here? When I was basically mentioning how with all of the business travelling I was finding less and less time to blog, while on the road?
Let’s Rename Micro-blogging to Chatting
APRIL 12, 2011
<Note: I call this a ‘popcorn’ post> If you’re on the ole Twitter , or even better, if your organization has implemented a micro-blogging application of some sort, you get it. That is, you probably have a semi-coherent idea of what micro-blogging actually is.