Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

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. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

A number of recent events suggest a potentially significant evolution of Web 2.0 Those who fail to notice these early signals may find themselves sidelined as Web 2.0 Om Malik did a posting late last week on “Web 2.0: The End of Innocence” which nicely summarized some of these early signals: The Web 2.0 The Web 2.0 For the large Internet players, Web 2.0 This has lulled many Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Then, maybe open it up to subject matter experts. Wouldn't you rather have it out in the open? Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Open up editing slowly. Web 2.0

LearnTrends 2009: Balance, web 2.0, Internet Time Alliance, DAU

Jay Cross

Next up Deb Schwartz ( Altimeter Group ) and Jerry Michalski ( Sociate ) talked about the challenges and opportunities we confront with enterprise 2.0. I was already turning to others for help: Jane Hart for social learning and tools, Jon Husband for KM and competencies, Harold Jarche for open source and design, Charles Jennings for the major CLO’s view, and Clark Quinn for learning theory, m-learning, and serious games.

Harold Jarche » NRC IRAP Workshop Follow-up Links

Harold Jarche

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson

Mark Oehlert

mil domains | Main | Quote of the Day » August 17, 2007 New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson I find it interesting that even as we stand hip deep in the curved corner and pastel colored waters of Web 2.0, well have 2.0 I think that most of the right words are there, but the images leave out some of the flow/social dynamics that shape and flow in 2.0 - so really Im just point out what could make something that is very good, better.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course) | Main | Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) » July 02, 2007 "Is Web 2.0 MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates | Main | The Definitive iPhone eCard » July 14, 2008 SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations Ive posted before about how I think that much of the technical architecture that underpins the commercial e-learning marketplace is several years behind the 2.0 I do think that LETSI is trying to head down this road with their SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments. books futures Web 2.0

Delicious will be shut down. What to do and 6 major alternatives for social bookmarking.

Trends in the Living Networks

Social bookmarks have been one of the defining aspects of Web 2.0. As described in our Web 2.0 to make Delicious open source or otherwise try to keep it alive rather than close it down. Evernote , a highly popular cross-platform notes system includes the capability to clip selections or web pages onto Evernote and tag them. Historious is focused on web bookmarking. The Next Web: 6 Solid Alternatives to Delicious. Social media Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. is actually investigating using it and today I see that Open Laszlo has its own track at AjaxWorld West 2007.

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on Open vs Closed Systems

Trends in the Living Networks

Continuing our series of conversations between friend and fellow futurist Gerd Leonhard and myself, here are some discursive thoughts on open versus closed systems. Here are a few of the points we make in the video: * Many executives want to know whether and why they need to open up their business models and customer interactions. Open systems are faster, more viral, have more innovation, and are more fun to work in. Future of business Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0

WordCamp!

Jay Cross

The continuous progress in power and ease of use testify to the power of open source software development. Innovation Web 2.0WordCamp San Francisco is a conference organized by the creators of WordPress for users and developers. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other. I am really looking forward to attending WordCamp this Saturday.

What is the future of the IT department?

Trends in the Living Networks

Flowing into the answers to these questions are a wide variety of trends and emerging issues, including the shift to cloud, new software architectures, changes in security, control flowing to end-users, open source, IP issues, outsourcing and supplier management, mobile work, privacy legislation, strategy innovation drivers, governance structures, and far more. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Scenarios Technology trends Web 2.0

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Without a doubt, Web 2.0 By leveraging the thinking and approaches, as well as the tools and technologies, of the Web 2.0 With the advent of “Web 2.0,” we can begin to move beyond the next generation of e-Learning to the next generation of learning itself: Learning 2.0. Learning 2.0 So, what do Twitter, You Tube, Facebook, WordPress, American Idol, and movie documentaries like Super Size Me have in common with e-Learning 2.0? Web 2.

Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?

Jay Cross

Yesterday I attended the Enterprise 2.0 Google said it plans to open-source most of the code. The Google Wave Federation Protocol is evolving as an open source project, and as the community and technology grows, here are the guiding principles: Wave is an open network: anyone should be able to become a wave provider and interoperate with the public network. Next up was a panel session entitled “Is Enterprise 2.0 Bullshit Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short

Mark Oehlert

Main | The World Continues to Get Spikier, not Flatter » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short Adobes Kevin Lynch on AIRs Open-Source Road to the Desktop (WIRED):"This week, Adobe released version 1.0 of its Adobe Integrated Runtime (or AIR for short) a mechanism that allows applications created for the internet to run on the desktop completely independent of the web browser and across multiple operating systems. books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Prism for Firefox: Run Web Sites/Apps w/out a whole big browser getting in the way.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Attending Hinchcliffe and Companys "Web 2.0 » March 11, 2008 Prism for Firefox: Run Web Sites/Apps w/out a whole big browser getting in the way. Reason #2: Hands on: Mozillas new Prism brings web sites to the desktop. Prism also allows web application content tobe customized in some ways to make it more conducive to desktop use." books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Register Now for DevLearn 08 and save Millions! (or probably less than that but still cheaper)

Mark Oehlert

cmon, San Jose, great sessions, Tim OReilly is keynoting.that dude invented "Web 2.0" books futures Web 2.0 Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Collection of Top Ten Lists / Predictions Posts (feel free to add your own!)

Mark Oehlert

The first stop MUST be the Learning Circuits Blog "Big Question" The top Enterprise Web 2.0 stories of 2007 (Dion Hinchcliffe) Highlight: Widgets, gadgets, and roaming desktops on the Web showed enterprises how portals should really work as well as be dis-intermediated. 12 predictions for Enterprise Web 2.0 " Web achievements 101: Things to do before you die Highlight: "Get publicly slammed by Dave Winer. books futures Web 2.0

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Danger of "Quick Wins

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil | Main | Hinchcliffe Visual on Next-Gen Apps » June 23, 2008 The Danger of "Quick Wins As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Tool Kit Edition

Mark Oehlert

100 websites you should know and use (via the TED Blog ) 13 Online Generators for Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0 Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

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DevLearn 08 Keynote: Tim O’Reilly

Clark Quinn

Tim O’Reilly, Web 2.0 guru , talked to us about what web 2.0 He talked about the stories that Web 2.0 is about open source, or social, were surface takes, and by looking at leading companies, e.g. Google, there was something else going on. is and led us to his implications for what we do.

Open Innovation Re-visited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the time, a number of research institutions and leading edge companies were already using clusters of Intel processors running Linux as a way of building relatively inexpensive, and increasingly powerful supercomputers, as well as highly scalable web servers, distributed file and print servers, network firewalls , and other Internet infrastructure applications. In those pre-Web 2.0 days, the community concept behind open source was mystifying to many.

Exchanging knowledge in Ottawa & Montreal

Harold Jarche

Other workshops topics include: How to foster informal learning with Web tools. Web social media for business. How to use social Web tools for training and education. Work Literacy : Web 2.0 Open Source & Web 2.0 I have two scheduled engagements with The Conference Board of Canada in February.

Well Played, Blackboard

George Siemens

However, open source initiatives like Moodle offer reasonable alternatives. Web 2.0 Over the last eight years, the market has experience enormous change (web 2.0, Sure, there are open source initiatives, but every conference where I have presented using a tool other than Elluminate or Connect has had technical problems. The open source market for synchronous tools is not well developed.

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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

1995 – The Web Also: Plato, the Home Page In 1995 I started at Assiniboine Community College. With a year of so we had created our first web-based course, 'Introduction to Instruction', with professor Shirley Chapman. I also took a massive open email course (MOEC?) 2006 – Web 2.0

The Evolution of Collaborative Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In those pre-Web 2.0 days, the community concept behind Linux and open source in general was mystifying to many. A number of companies were also concerned about using software developed by an open, distributed community, as opposed to a single vendor, as was typically the case. So, we further explained that the open community developing Linux included some of the top programmers and computer scientists around the world.

DevLearn 08 LIVE

Jay Cross

1992: first book on the net, The Whole Internet Users Guide, when there were but 200 sites on the web. Started the first commercial web site, GNN. Organized meeting where term “open source&# was adopted in 1998. Coined term Web 2.0 Yesterday afternoon, driving from Berkeley down to San Jose, I pulled off on Guadalupe Parkway. I slowed for an upcoming red light.

Where Good Ideas Come From – Review

Harold Jarche

One way to do this is to create an open database of hunches, the Web 2.0 The quadrant is the Non-market/Network which “corresponds to open-source or academic environments, where ideas can be built upon and reimagined in large, collaborative networks.”

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary PR 2.0: Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. By some definitions, just about all Web 2.0 Now open to anyone, you will still find that Facebook is the preferred network for Millenials who see the encroachment of Boomers and, to a lesser extent, Gen X into the network as cause for some alarm. For instance, this website is on WordPress , an open source blogging platform.

eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008

Tony Karrer

I told him about eLearning 2.0 But I also promised to point him to some of my posts that I thought would help him get a handle on the most important eLearning Trends going on today: eLearning Trend #1 - eLearning 2.0 - see What is eLearning 2.0? vs. 2.0 See also - Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 I was talking with someone last night who asked me what some of the bigger eLearning Trends were. and the move to DIY.

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Specifically, the web. Most of the content is presented as static web pages that tell how to perform particular tasks, but some of the pages contain embedded Captivate movies to demonstrate or simulate use of the system. The Future of the Training Department - Learning and Working on the Web , October 21, 2009 NCR delivered the first sales training. If you think Web 2.0 Pfizerpedia is resource-sharing Web 2.0

Innovators' Dilemma in Learning/eLearning

Tony Karrer

If you look at what's happening with Web 2.0, If anything, I would expect right now that the biggest shift will be towards more free, open-source solutions that provide roughly the same functionality that are in the commercial tools today. The fact that the discussion around Product Vendor Blogs and Innovation came back that it may be there but is hidden suggests that they aren't going to be the source. What will be the source

eLearning Startups - New Wave Coming

Tony Karrer

They are going after things like: specialized tools and content that meet particular industry or audience needs games and simulations web 2.0 The bottom of established markets get eaten by lower-cost, e.g., open source players. I'm not sure if other people are seeing this, but based on a bunch of conversations and calls, it appears that there is a wave of new startups being created right now and the trend is accelerating.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the first phase, the Web made lots of information accessible to individuals, but control remained primarily in the hands of institutions. This one-to-many Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Services can also be new sources of revenues and profits, such as an ongoing maintenance or subscription stream. Open source communities , - such as Linux , Apache and OpenStack , - are examples of collaborative economies that have been jointly created by a consortium of partners.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Topics eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? eLearning 2.0 - An Immediate, Important Shift eLearning 1.0, and 2.0 Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 eLearning 2.0 Presentation - ASTD OC eLearning 2.0 Presentation - ISPI Los Angeles Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Practical Suggestions: Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

I spent yesterday touring the Web 2.0 Drupal is an open source CMS that’s been used for social media, and Elgg similarly started as an open source portfolio tool but has expanded. expo (part of the time with fellow miscreant Jay Cross ), and it led me to think a bit more about social media tools and approaches.

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Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

I came across this future-looking ZDNet article via Bertrand Duperrin and it sums up the situation nicely: However, for business-driven internal enterprise Web 2.0 We use open source technologies so clients can decide how and where they grow their communities, with no strings attached. Last year at this time I noticed that Big Consulting Firms are Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0.

Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And not so far as when he says that open source does not work. I hate to be the one to state the obvious, but: the fact that open source didn't work for Dave Tosh doesn't mean that open source doesn't work. He writes, Having worked on a true open source project for more than three years I am now more convinced than ever that the open source model does not work. LiveJournal, which has been around for ages (and open source, too).

The Learning Layer – Review

Harold Jarche

The proliferation of current web technologies now presents us with two major opportunities: The knowledge and insights within the heads of people can be leveraged without overtly taking actions to make it so. Flinn goes on to explain that Web 2.0 In looking at the specifications for Epiture (aka “the learning layer&# ) the company describes it as a Web 3.0

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. This enabled a more fine-grained presentation oflearning content than traditional sources such as textbooks and universitycourses. The core ideas of web 2.0 Web 2.0 E-learning 2.0