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The Best Resources For Learning What Google+ Is All About | Larry Ferlazzo's ... - 13 views

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    In July 2011, Larry shared his choices, "[starting] ...off with posts from educators" that he recommended reading, along with the comments that followed. A note at the head of points out news of update as of Sept. 2011.
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Moodle.org: open-source community-based tools for learning - 0 views

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    Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. Moodle.org is our community site where Moodle is made and discussed.
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The Ning Thing - 5 views

  • it would be folly for educators having suffered inconvenience at best, data loss at worst, to commit their content yet again to a potentially unreliable cloud provider. Alec Couros sees this kind of thing happening more and more in the crystal ball future and suggests that schools and educators would be better off investing in self-hosting using FOSS, free and open source software (Couros, 2010).
  • As suggested above, the only reliable alternative to Ning is to host your community yourself, or at a trusted institution, where you do your own regular backups, and your content is safe behind a firewall, with a UPS power source in case of power outages, and perhaps some sort of RAID system to keep you running through system crashes.
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    Vance Stevens recaps recent Ning corporate decisions influencing virtual educational community developers, and outlines alternatives
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Alternatives To Ning: Guide To The Best Social Networking Platforms And Online Group Se... - 11 views

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    "If you are considering the option of switching to a different social networking platform to replace your soon-to-be discontinued free Ning community, in this MasterNewMedia guide you will find all the data you need to identify your best Ning alternative out there." (retrieved 2010.07.27)
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Ning: About: Ning Apps - 3 views

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    Network Creators can enter their social network's URL below to start installing apps
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What Kind of People are Following You on Twitter - 0 views

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    Use TwitterSheep to learn who's reading your tweets. Review by Amit Agwaral. My impressions here: http://gladysbaya.edublogs.org/2009/02/10/social-networking-sorting-the-wheat/
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    @Ana Maria Menezes: the seed you planted keeps growing! ;-)
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