Top tools for learning

Published by | Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Jane Hart is a social business consultant who founded the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. One of her recent projects was to gather from 545 learning professionals around the world their shared Top 10 Tools for Learning. From that list, Jane generated the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010. I went through this list, grouped these tools by topic, and matched those that were applicable to their corresponding courses in the Online Training Library®:

  1. Audio
  1. Blogging tools
  1. Browsers and players
  1. Communication tools
  • • Skype
  • • Wallwisher
  • • Google Wave
  1. Course/Learning Management Systems
  1. Document creation/hosting/sharing
  1. E-learning content authoring tools
  1. Email
  1. File and resource sharing
  1. Intranet and collaboration platforms
  1. Micro-blogging
  1. Mind mapping
  • • MindMeister
  • • Freemind
  • • Bubbl.us
  1. Personal dashboards/start pages
  • • iGoogle
  • • Netvibes
  1. Photo sharing and editing
  1. Presentation creation/sharing
  1. Productivity
  1. Screen capture/screencasting tools
  1. Search and research
  1. Social bookmarking
  • • Delicious
  • • diigo
  1. Social networks and networking platforms
  1. Survey and questionnaire tool
  • • Survey Monkey
  1. Twitter/social media dashboards
  1. Video creation and sharing
  1. Virtual worlds
  • • SecondLife
  1. Web conferencing
  1. Wiki tools
  • • Wikispaces
  • • PBworks (previously PBwiki)
  • • Google Sites
  • • Wetpaint
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One Response to “Top tools for learning”

  1. Bernard says:

    Nice list of resources, I am an e-Learner, im using some of the tools listed but thank you for compiling this, it can really help me in my studies. Thanks!

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