Imagine you could see Links in Wikipedia as a Mindmap. WikiMindMap is a tool to browse easily and efficiently in Wiki content, inspired by the mindmap technique. Looks interesting. Try it.
The eLearning Guild asked members for their favorite tips for using software for the creation of e-Learning. Members could submit tips in any or all of the following five categories:
- Courseware authoring and e-Learning development tools
- Rapid e-Learning tools
- Simulation tools
- Media tools
- Combining and deploying authoring tools
162 Tips and Tricks for Working with e-Learning Tools is a free PDF-Book. Go download it and discover a lot of nice ideas. In my opinion we need also a Tips for eLearning with social software Resource.
The first step is done. This is a translation of a blogentry I made in my german language blog. It is about my first exam on my way becoming pedagogue. The exam was about social software and how it can support on-the job training. It was based on constructivism. Some sources are listed below, even a lot of them are in german llangauage.
- Podcasting in educational context at medianpedagogy at Uni Augsburg Issue 3 Topic: informal learning (de)
- YouTube: Interview with Heinz von Foerster (de)
- Learning at school (de)
- David W. Livingstone: Informal learning in in knowledgesociety (de) (S. 65 ff.)
- Stefan Mosel: Diploma: self steered learning, Weblogs und constructivism (de)
- Jay Cross: Informal Learning â€“ the other 80%
- Review of Jochen Robes on â€žOnline-Communities â€“ chances for informal learning at work (de).â€œ Von ZINKE, Gert/ FOGOLIN, Angela (Hrsg.) and â€žInformal learning and advanced training. New ways of competence development.â€œ Von WITTWER, Wolfgang/ KIRCHHOF, Steffen (Hrsg.)
- Michael Kerres Blog (de|en)
- Jochen Robes Weiterbildungsblog (de)
- Ameln, Frank von; Konstruktivismus, A. Franke Verlag, TÃ¼bingen und Basel, 2004
- Marin RÃ¶ll “Corporate E-Learning with Weblogs and RSS” in Handbuch E-Learning
You can find more sources in my links.
If you ever asked yourself how to improve your learning skills and ever asked yourself how support that e.g. with social software read the article Hacking Knowledge: 77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better at the Online Education Database. Concerning visual knowledge building the point “Visual Aids” might be very interesting.
One hint I like very much is #66 Collaborate.