1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

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.

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top tools 2017

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 100 Tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with the past five years shown below. It’s interesting to note that my preferred tools have not changed that much over the years.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

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.

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Social tools or tools that are social?

Harold Jarche

Is there a need for a wide variety of enterprise social tools? Adding social (collaboration & cooperation) capabilities to existing productivity tools is a better approach than using a dedicated social platform, Valyanov suggests. Tools are only part of the solution.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

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understanding our tools

Harold Jarche

We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.” — Father John Culkin (1967) in ‘ A Schoolman’s Guide to Marshall McLuhan’ If every medium influences communication, then what effect does that have on our own learning as well as how we help others to learn?

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Top 20 Tools 2007-2011

Jane Hart

As you will know I finalised the 5th Annual survey of Top 100 Tools for Learning in the middle of November 2011, and at that time placed the presentation on Slideshare.

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The Best of Breed Learning Tools 2014

Jane Hart

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. But I am constantly being asked questions like “What is the best blogging tool?”

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The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

This year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% working in non-educational organizations. Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools.

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What will be the Top Tools for Learning in 2016?

Jane Hart

Voting is now underway in my popular annual survey of Learning Tools and already a large number of votes have been submitted. This year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the list, I will be producing a massive Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016. Additionally, in order to understand how these tools are being used in different contexts, I will generate three separate lists. Top Tools for Education 2016 (tools for K-12, University, College & Adult Ed).

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Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

It’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning. My top tools for learning are: Experience. This little freeware tool plays just about any video format you can throw at it.

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Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Luis Suarez

. We, human beings, seem to always be very keen on blaming the tools (and technology, in general, for that matter) whenever things just don’t work out all right , specially, in the collaboration space. Of course, we all know the tools can’t talk back to us, so they can’t defend themselves.

15 Bloggers choose their Top 10 Tools for Learning

Jane Hart

Voting is continuing in the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 survey.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

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Here it is: The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

Jane Hart

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 list (released today, 30 September 2013) was compiled from the votes of over 500 learning professionals (from education and workplace learning) from 48 countries. Top Tools 2013 Here are some of the highlights from this year’s list. For a fuller analyis, visit Analysis 2013 Twitter retains its no 1 position for [.].

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sense-making tools

Harold Jarche

Daniel Dennett’s Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking begins by presenting a number of tested approaches to sense-making. Here are a few that I would consider practical tools for personal knowledge mastery.

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

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.

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Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Luis Suarez

are blocking the use of social networking tools for their employees, so that they wouldn’t waste time at work, or goof around unnecessarily. Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool – so it’s not too late to vote! You can find out how to do so HERE – essentially it involves sharing your own Top 10 Tools for Learning – anonymously or publicly.

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Meta-Learning Tools?

Clark Quinn

I wrote an article for Jane Hart’s Modern Workplace Learning magazine, triggered by my thought that in her tools survey, I didn’t see a lot about a certain set of reflection (c.f. last weeks posts on diagramming) and experimentation tools: meta-learning tools. Now, I don’t know much about any of these, but she mentioned PebblePad, and I noted that I’ve talked with Degreed before, and saw that HT2 has a tool called Red Panda.

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100 tools that didn’t quite make the 2015 Top 100 Tools for Learning list

Jane Hart

As my Christmas gift to you, here are 100 more tools that didn’t quite make the list of 2015 Top 100 Tools for Learning. So these are Tools 101-200. Click on the parcel below to view them in ALPHABETICAL order. Social learning

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Voting for the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 is now open

Jane Hart

The 11th Annual Learning Tools survey is taking place in 2017, and Jane Hart will once again be compiling an overall Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 as well as 3 sub-lists: Social learning

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What are the most popular tools for …?

Jane Hart

This is a growing list of links to pages where you can find the most popular tools in different categories in 2017. Social learning

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2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

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.

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

Yes, it’s true that I have dumped a good number of social software tools out there on the Social Web in favour of G+ itself, or, at least, thanks to it I have reduced my involvement with those social tools quite a bit. Blogging , in short, is your own personal branding tool.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 is ready

Jane Hart

I spent the weekend compiling this year’s Top 100 Tools List, updating the website and producing a slideset that I have uploaded to Slideshare and embedded below.

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top tools 2016

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 100 Tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with the past five years shown below. It’s interesting to note that my preferred tools have not changed much.

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Templates and tools

Clark Quinn

Let’s be clear: what’s typically referred to as a template is usually a simple screen type for a rapid authoring tool. Whether the guidelines are in a template or a process tool like a checklist, it helps to have cognitive facilitation. So however you want to scaffold quality and creativity, whether through templates or other tools, I do implore you to put in place support to ensure the best outcomes for you and your audience.

Tools for Independence

Doc Searls

More tools. There are other tools, protocols and technologies as well, but I’ll stop naming my own votes here. So I signed up for Google+. I added some friends from the roster already there (my Gmail contacts, I guess). Created a small circle to discuss VRM. Nothing happened there that I know of right now, but I haven’t checked yet. I’m about to (see below), but first I’ll go through my other impressions.

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Tools and competencies for the social enterprise

Harold Jarche

I have also shown examples of how one can look at various enterprise social network tools, such as the ubiquitous Sharepoint. Social enterprise tools and competencies from Harold Jarche.

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New Tools in March 2015

Jane Hart

In my Pick of the Month for March, I am focusing on news about some FREE tools that I came across last month. But, if you’d like to see all the 45 links to articles and posts I shared on Twitter last month, you can find them here.

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Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015

Jane Hart

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

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Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready

Jane Hart

Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.

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Productivity tools for the networked workplace

Harold Jarche

These tools are ubiquitous in business and government, so I have agreed to write a few articles on how they can be used to improve work productivity. Since these are the tools that are already in place in many organizations, it might make sense to understand how best to use them.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Hope you enjoy the presentation, just as much as I did back then, and I still do today, as a self-empowered lifelong learner through applying heutagogy’s principles and making extensive use of social networking tools.

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. 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.

Take the 10 Tools Challenge

Jane Hart

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. Write a monthly blog post describing your experiences with your new tool.

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Top Tools for Learning: My Personal Top 10 for 2014

Jane Hart

It’s only a couple of weeks before voting closes in the 8th Annual Learning Tools survey on Friday 19 September, which will result in the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list being revealed on Monday 22 September.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

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.

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My Top Tools 2014

Harold Jarche

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.

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