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Facebook for e-Learning

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At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. On the other hand, pages are opened and they are used more for promotion and branding. Sorry I got carried away a bit there :P You can also integrate other social networking API's such as Twitter.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

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The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work. These come from many sources and are license-specific. Stock images are in the public domain.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. FourSquare – a social networking platform that intertwines the power of geolocation, other vendors in this space include Loopt. Blogger.

Where Social Learning got its start: An interview with Dave Tosh

The Learning Circuits

For those that haven't, Elgg is an open-source engine that allows you to create your own Social Network. Founded in 2004 by Dave Tosh and Ben Werdmuller, Elgg was often pitched as a Social Network for education - perhaps the first foray into the world of 'online' Social Learning, some time before the phrase entered popular parlance. Dave Tosh has since moved to pastures new (as has Werdmuller) but I thought it would be interesting to touch base with Dave to talk about those early days before Social Learning became the phrase du jour.

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. ″ was coined in 2004. Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Social Media – Followed by an example. Social Bookmarking – Delicious. Social Network Aggregator - Profilactic some will argue that Hootsuite is also a SNA.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. The pendulum had swung far in the opposite direction when we had flower children, itinerant hippies, anti-war protests, and, more recently, the Open Source movement and the proliferation of blogs. That observation is from 2004.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform. It is not as though, social learning is going to disappear. Social bookmarking. Do Nothing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Multi Generational Learning in the Workplace

Learning Visions

Debard (2004) Values of various generations from multiple sources that has implications from learning). Learning -- like structure, risk free environment, lack tech skills but open to learning on computer. After school was all about socialization. The Connected Worker 21st century knowledge worker/learner "Im only as good as my network." use these tools for social -- they dont have these in their learning toolkit. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Janets Bias: Went to K-12 in US (New York) in the 1970s. 100% online U. Compliant.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Arrgghh!!! Experience-Enabling Design: An approach to elearning design : From a 2004 post from elearning post. Re-installing Zone Alarm AV on my other machine.AGAIN! NewsGator RSS products now free: No really. Is Pedagogy Getting in the Way of Learning? Read it and then read the comments.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer. Talks about a meta-analysis (Bernard et al 2004) on distancev classroom….most