My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

1 – In 2007 I selected Bloglines , as my RSS reader – and said it was “probably the most indispensable tool for my work&#. Well I’ve already mentioned four of them: Google Reader. Google Docs.

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From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had a good time co-writing using Google docs, a little skyping and slowly iterating back and forth. Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle?

Trending Sources

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. 30- Wikispaces 32- Google Sites 88- PB Works. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. 45- SharePoint 55- Google Apps. 35- Google Chrome 65- Firefox and addons. RSS Readers .

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Documents: Dead or grizzled survivors?

David Weinberger

Indeed, the document the task force is working on is a Google Doc where we are tussling by writing (and over-writing) collaboratively, using the built-in, minimal chatting function. And RSS feeds. My friend Frank Gilbane has unearthed an issue of my old e-zine from 1998 in which I proposed that documents are dead, and in which he counter-proposed that they are not.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This was supported using a technology called Rich Site Summary (RSS), co-developed by Netscape and Dave Winer. RSS went through several early versions: RSS 0.91, which was the first production version, RSS 1.0, which used a web technology called Resource Description Framework (RDF), and RSS 2.0, Microcontent services such as Twitter and Facebook originally supported RSS.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

One was having a small (7 person) project team get together on a conference call and have all of us editing the status report real-time via Google Spreadsheets. For some (inexplicable) reason, Google Docs does not.

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

Interestingly RSS readership for "weekly" only adds up to 41%. There's clearly a gap here around the use of RSS readers. gmail, Google Reader, Instant Messaging, istockphoto, LiveJournal, Multiply, Netvibes, Pandora, Wetpaint, Wikipedia, Wordpress.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. She lists the tools and what you should know as: Wikis : How to edit, how to read, how to link to RSS Feeds : What are they, how do I read one, once I have a reader set up how do I scan info collecetd, how do I share info using one Blogs : How do I write one. Nobody cared about RSS readers until information overload made them a necessity.

Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Pat Parslow and Shirley uploaded a version to a Google doc. Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle?

FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

You can see it here –> FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda – Google Docs. More at: [link] Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle?

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

While we were co-writing (using a Google doc) I started reading more about the differences between collaboration and cooperation – which we don’t address in the paper, but which are important. Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle?

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

This makes using something like google docs or pbwiki as an experiment somewhat difficult for the poor, lonely learning professional. She lists the tools and what you should know as: Wikis : How to edit, how to read, how to link to RSS Feeds : What are they, how do I read one, once I have a reader set up how do I scan info collecetd, how do I share info using one Blogs : How do I write one. Nobody cared about RSS readers until information overload made them a necessity.

Re-orientation

Jay Cross

My RSS aggregator has 3,000+ unread items. When I’m looking for something beyond what Google or Wikipedia will find for me, I turn to my research page. For example, I set up a Google search that limits what it finds to learning voices I trust; another pulls answers only from people on John Hagel’s blogroll. Other tools I could not do without: Google Desktop Search: find anything on your computer or web sites really, really fast. Feeling lost?

Pew Survey About the Future of the Internet

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My selection with bold X Will Google make us smart or stupid? Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid ([link] By 2020, people's use of the internet has not enhanced human intelligence and it could even be lowering the IQs of most people who use it a lot. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid. No doubt we will become worse at doing some things ('more stupid') requiring rote memory of information that is now available though Google.

The social media I use

Nancy White

Google Talk sometimes. Google Docs has become my primary shared writing and spread sheet space. These all leverage RSS. Google translate (used to use Babelfish).

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

Nancy White

Tool = wikis , Google docs Learning Activity 4) Feedback, testing closure on a discussion, decision making. Share and Enjoy: No responses yet Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle?

When #Andyasks, What Are the Answers?

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet When #Andyasks, What Are the Answers? Whenever I think of a question I write it down in a google doc, then fire ‘em off each day in about 20 seconds. by Andrew McAfee on December 7, 2008 I launched my completely unscientific ‘#andyasks’ Twitter experiment on November 25. Since then I’ve asked a question a day on Twitter (I forgot yesterday – whoops!)

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Looking up "Basic research on learning and instruction will provide new guidance for instructional design" on Google tells us the current state of affairs: an old ITForum paper on information age learning, Gagne's nine steps , and a 2005 paper on ISD. and even Google Search 2.0. Google Docs didn't enjoy a good year, though it remained popular. Google pulled the plug on Lively.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

80% of my working time is mediated using social media, from Skype, Google Docs, Twitter, Drupal, Moodle, Elluminate and an every changing myriad of other tools. Without Skype, email, Google docs, Flickr, and publishing on demand, this book would not have been born.

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

Here’s the whole list: Will Google make us stupid? 1. Will Google make us smart or stupid? Nicholas Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid ( [link] ). Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid. Though I like and respect Nick Carr a great deal, my answer to the title question in his famous essay in The Atlantic — “Is Google Making Us Stupid?&# — is no. But that’s all a separate matter from Google itself.

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Enterprise 2.0 This suite would include blogs, wikis (including collaborative document production tools like Google Docs), discussion boards, SNS, a microblogging tool like Twitter or Yammer, a tagging utility, prediction markets, ways to vote on good content (a la Digg ) and ways to give praise or good karma to particularly helpful colleagues.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ve commented on a copy of the text that I put on Google Docs, and that I’ve just shared with you. # Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle?

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ve commented on a copy of the text that I put on Google Docs, and that I’ve just shared with you. # Trackback URI | Comments RSS Leave a Reply New to Full Circle?

My Digital Identity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Thus Wilson describes the various protocols – RSS, FOAF, Atom – these sites use to communicate with each other. Based on my presentation to the e-Portfolios conference, May 6, 2008.