Saturday, January 10, 2009

Flashback of First Year of eCube


The first post on eCube was written on 10 Feb 2007 and we approach completing the first year of eCube. And end of a calendar year is always a good time to reflect on the year gone by. So here's a flashback of activity on eCube in 2008, and well, close to its first year of inception.

Started off as an experiment to use Web 2.0 tools for collaborative learning by reflecting on our experiences, eCube has in the last 11 months or so has had 86 posts by 20 authors attracting 175 comments. This blog has managed to clock more than 11,000 views in about 6,000 visits.

Top 5 viewed posts/pages on eCube have been:

1. Directory of elearning companies in India - eCube

2. The second Working/Learning blog carnival - Manish Mohan

3. Gagne's Events of Instruction - Some Thoughts and Views - Taruna Goel

4. Design- Human Centered Design vs Activity Centered Design? - Anamika Biswas

5. Instructional Design: Two Questions - Sandipan Ray

I also want to mention Login Vs. Log In. While this is at close 6th place, Login vs. Log In appeared in many search results. There are a lot of people searching for the correct usage of Login, Log In, Logon and Log On. This post is at close 6th place.

Authors who contributed with most posts on eCube are:

1. Manish Mohan

2. Taruna Goel

3. Anamika Biswas

4. Sonali Malik

5. Anjalie Choudhary, Rupa Rajagopalan and Viplav Baxi

Some posts also attracted fair amount of conversation in the form of comments. Top 5 posts with most comments were:

1. Gagne's Events of Instruction - Some Thoughts and Views - Taruna Goel

2. Instructional Design: Two questions - Sandipan

3. Do We Need Instructional Designers for Technology Content Projects? - Manish Mohan

4. Do Instructional Design Training Programs in India Need a Revamp? - Rupa Rajagopalan

5. Design- Human Centered Design vs Activity Centered Design? - Anamika Biswas

6. What would you like to do better as a Learning Professional? - Sonali Malik



Google Analytics provides the following statistics:

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The eCube community also thrived on Facebook (153 members) and LinkedIn (181 members at last count and growing).

4 comments:

E-Learning Tyro on January 8, 2010 at 1:02 PM said...

Submitted on 2009/01/12 at 10:47pm

Kudos to you and the E3Cube team, Manish! I am pretty impressed with the way you coordinate with the rest of E3Cube bloggers and present very useful posts to e-learning professionals. I am sure this Web site will turn out to be a successful colloborative learning platform. Good luck!

Manish Mohan on January 8, 2010 at 1:02 PM said...

Submitted on 2009/01/13 at 8:54am
Thanks Sathish.

Rupa Rajagopalan on January 8, 2010 at 1:02 PM said...

Submitted on 2009/01/13 at 12:31pm
Congrats on ecube’s success. I really appreciate your initiatives. Am sure ecube is going to get more and more popular :-)

E-Learning Tyro on January 8, 2010 at 1:03 PM said...

Submitted on 2009/02/10 at 9:39pm

Dear Manish and eCube team…Congratulations for successfully completing the first year of eCube today. Good luck and thanks for all your contributions to e-learning blogosphere!

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