Tag Archives : web 2.0

Google Voice and Web 2.0 for Learning Management Systems 1

Two ways that learning management system courses can enrich content and heighten the provided learning experience is with the incorporation of web 2.0 tools and speech technologies. Web 2.0 tools are ubiquitous and fun, and when used correctly, can increase the amount of interactivity for more effective and exciting learning. That said, the challenges companies […]

Education Reform: LMS and Web 2.0 Tools Could Take Us There

With less-than-sparkling federal test results making the headlines, the call for public education reform–including better salaries for educators, more federal funding, and the inclusion of more technology such as online course options and LMSs–has become more urgent. Surprisingly, while education should be and typically is a “recession-proof” area of work, it has not proven to […]

Providing Video Power with Simple-to-Use LMS Video Creation Tool 1

When I was growing up, educational concepts like eLearning, virtual classrooms, learning management systems (LMSs), and Web 2.0 integration simply did not exist. We had computer class once a week, and then in our tweens AOL instant messaging  was just becoming all the rage. Technology for educational use wasn’t quite there yet for most of […]

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Pocket-Sized Learning Management System Podcasts 1

With more organizations adopting their own learning management system, the traditional style of creating and distributing knowledge is being redefined. Whether it’s corporate training or classroom pedagogy, interactive tools like LMSs and Web 2.0 technologies are seeing an end to the days in which one person dominated the floor and simply dispensed information to an […]

Twitter vs. Facebook: The Race for Corporate Learning Systems, Pt. 2

The incorporation of Twitter into corporate learning systems hasn’t happened exclusively in media companies like BusinessWeek. Salesforce has recently constructed a CRM application for Twitter. The purpose of the Twitter-response tool is to help companies locate and assist customers who for whatever reason (like bad experiences in the past with customer service) are likelier to […]

Success Factors in Web 2.0 Learning Systems, Pt. 2

“What’s in the workflow is what gets used,” the McKinsey Quarterly writers of “Six ways to make Web 2.0 work” tell us. In the past, technologies like LMSs often simply succeeded the tools employees used to perform tasks. So the use of Web 2.0 and collaborative learning systems and work communities became simply another mandatory […]

Success Factors in Web 2.0 Learning Systems, Pt. 1

What’s the secret to successfully incorporating Web 2.0 into an organization or learning system? As in any learning system, guidance essential. The most imaginative, productive and efficient methods of Web 2.0 internalization come from the users themselves, but they require some help to scale. As the McKinsey writers tell us, “the transformation to a bottom-up culture needs […]

Making Web 2.0 Work in a Learning System

The integration of Web 2.0 technologies in a company learning system can be a time-consuming and difficult endeavor, riddled with obstacles. In last month’s McKinsey Quarterly, Michael Chui, Andy Miller, and Roger P. Roberts provided an article on “Six ways to make Web 2.0 work” for LMS-hosted and company learning systems trying out Web 2.0 […]