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.
Social tools or tools that are social?
MAY 20, 2013
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.
Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015
OCTOBER 17, 2015
Following the release of the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015, I have been working on this year’s Guidebook, and have now created a Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015 list, where I classify the tools in 30 categories.
The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016 is announced
OCTOBER 3, 2016
It was in 2007 that I compiled the first Top 100 Tools for Learning from the votes of learning professionals worldwide and have done so every year since then. This year to mark the 10th anniversary I have compiled the TOP 200 TOOLS FOR LEARNING 2016.
understanding our tools
DECEMBER 17, 2016
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?
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. But I am constantly being asked questions like “What is the best blogging tool?”
What will be the Top Tools for Learning in 2016?
JULY 3, 2016
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).
Top 20 Tools 2007-2011
JANUARY 17, 2012
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.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
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?
AUGUST 3, 2016
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.
The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed
OCTOBER 1, 2012
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.
top tools 2016
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
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.
15 Bloggers choose their Top 10 Tools for Learning
AUGUST 27, 2015
Voting is continuing in the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 survey.
first we shape our tools
APRIL 28, 2017
wimleers : “We’re building tools for authoritarianism just to get people to click on a shoe ad” — @zeynep at @DrupalConNA #DCzeynep (i.e. They are cognitive tools we employ in order to speculate.
Here it is: The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
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 [.].
Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails
DECEMBER 7, 2016
. 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.
100 tools that didn’t quite make the 2015 Top 100 Tools for Learning list
DECEMBER 20, 2015
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
Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
SEPTEMBER 18, 2016
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.
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
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.
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 is ready
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
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.
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
Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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.
Tools and competencies for the social enterprise
DECEMBER 30, 2012
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.
New Tools in March 2015
APRIL 1, 2015
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.
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. This little freeware tool plays just about any video format you can throw at it.
Productivity tools for the networked workplace
APRIL 2, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Write a monthly blog post describing your experiences with your new tool.
Top Tools for Learning: My Personal Top 10 for 2014
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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.
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.
Voting for Top Tools for Learning 2016 closing soon
SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
Voting for the 2016 Top Tools for Learning – the 10th Annual Survey – closes. The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016 will be released on. mid-day on Friday 23 September. that’s in just over two weeks time! Click HERE to find out how to cast your vote.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
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.
2014 Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning
OCTOBER 6, 2014
Completely revised and updated, the 2014 GUIDEBOOK provides you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice.
Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?
JANUARY 22, 2013
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
4 more bloggers choose their top tools for learning
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
On 27 August I posted about 15 bloggers who had chosen their Top Tools for Learning. Here are 4 more with a some of the tools they have chosen. (1) 1) Jay Cross’s selection included Scoopit. “Scoopit – I curate five topics on Scoop.it (example).
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.
Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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. Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability […].
10 Trends for Workplace Learning (from the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015)
OCTOBER 2, 2015
On 21st September I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015. Yesterday, 1 October I ran a webinar for the L&S Group. The slideset is below, and the points in the slides are elaborated beneath it.