Augmenting your web-browser to make it a Personal Learning Environment

PLEASE ADD EXAMPLES TO THIS PAGE AND ALSO ADD NEW NEW USE CASES/CATEGORIES WHILE THE SESSION IS GOING ON!!!


Find Additional Resources
Folksemantic -
http://www.folksemantic.com/recommendations/greasemonkey.user.js
LibraryLookup Bookmarklet - http://jonudell.net/LibraryLookupGenerator.html
example for my local library - http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/61185
deeper web - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10187/
similar web - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10548/?src=oftenusedwith

Assess Resources/Sites
WikiTrust - http://wikitrust.soe.ucsc.edu/
WOT - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3456/?src=api

Annotate Content
Diigo - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2792/
Trailfire - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3524/

Cut & remix content
Clipmarks - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1407/
Delicious - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3615/

Transform Content to be easier to learn from
Readability - http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/
Ad Blocker Plus - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1865/

Translation
- clozefox - http://dev.linguapolis.be/jetpack/index.html
- langladder - http://www.langladder.com/
- imTranslator - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2257/?src=oftenusedwith
- text to speech - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/91405/

Greasemonkey - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748/
UserScripts - http://userscripts.org/
Platypus - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/737/

Create new content


Connect with others
  • around content
  • specific communities


Identify what you need to learn
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Identify what you've learned/where you are in your learning/how you learn
Wikipedia Diver - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/13794/


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PART II - CREATING COLLECTIONS
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/collections/

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Education/Projects/JetpackForLearning

Add-On Collector - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/pages/collector

SO... What would YOUR (or "our" if we don't have time) Collection of Borwser Augmentations for learning be?

How else do you model your practice as a network learner for other learners?

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PART III - WHAT NEXT?
If this idea appeals to you, what are the other ways in which the browser can augment the end users experience of the everyday web and create opportunities for their learning?

What should we be targeting?

What are you already working on that, once installed, tweaked or configured would enable users to seredipitously encounter opportunities to learn, change and grow as they went around their normal web lives?