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Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?

Upside Learning

need ‘Facebook’…. Of late one of the things I’ve heard from prospects and clients is “I need Facebook in my LMS&#. We’ve been hearing about need for collaboration and social tools within learning and the LMS quite frequently in last twelve months but last week a couple of clients actually mentioned ‘Facebook’ is what they need in their LMS.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity. Here are my top 10 eLearning predictions for 2011. We would welcome lots of discussion.

Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011

ZaidLearn

If you don’t have a Facebook fan page, get one. From Small Business Trends Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011. While I was at SMX East last week I had the opportunity to sit in on the SoLoMo Landscape session (my liveblog ) that was taking place there. Why should small business owners even care? Consider: One out of every five searches has a local intent. Social Media

IMU Learning Series 01 - Facebook for Learning and Teaching?

ZaidLearn

AGENDA Can Facebook be used for teaching and learning? In this online session we will explore Facebook together, share examples and discuss how it can be used for teaching and learning with a specific emphasis on using Facebook Groups and Pages. Social_Media Facebook tutorial teaching and learning IMU_Learning_SeriesMalaysian time) (GMT + 8 Hours: 6:30 - 7:30 A.M)

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS? One week into the New Year it’s the right time to look back on the year gone by. Read them. Reflect on them. March.

Can Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin GET YOU A JOB?

ZaidLearn

Though, social media tools like Facebook , Twitter and Linkedin can make yourself (resume) more visible and attractive to job hunters out there, and increasingly they are using such tools to discover the real (virtual) you. THINK TWICE before Facebooking, Tweeting and Linkedining anything that you would not want your parents to know. Though, social media tools like Facebook , Twitter and Linkedin will make you more visible out there, and empower you with new ways to engage with job hunters, and possibly get you a job interview. infographic Facebook Linkedin Twitter

Learning Tools Directory 2011

Jane Hart

Many have become much more social, e.g. with links to Twitter, Facebook or using their own social features. Take a look at the 2011 Learning Tools Directory here …  and if you want to recommend any tool/s, just add them in the Comments of the relevant page/s and I’ll add them in. I’ve just spent the last few days overhauling the Learning  Tools Directory. Tools

Don’t use Facebook for teaching your class – use Edmodo!

eLearning Acupuncture

Its safe and easy Facebook-like interface allows the class to collaborate, connect, share content, access homework, etc. There has been a lot of controversy about the appropriateness of teachers 'friending' their students on Facebook. social networking class facebookIf you are like me, you probably had not heard about Edmodo until right now. I had never heard of it until it flew across my twitter stream in a posting from a colleague. So what is it? It’s a web-based social network space for teachers and students. It’s free for both students and teachers. like that shift.

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. Facebook vs. LinkedIn for Professional Social Networking. Fig 1: Facebook vs. LinkedIn vs. Monster Networks (Comscore March, 2011).

'Using Facebook & Twitter For Learning & Teaching' Workshop

ZaidLearn

INTRODUCTION Today more than 900 million people use Facebook, and more than 300 million use Twitter to connect, share and interact with one another. Then we will explore and discuss with the participants how they can use Facebook for learning and teaching. Social_Media PLE Facebook web2.0 Day two will be dedicated to exploring Twitter basics and apps for learning and teaching.

App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

The enormous and growing numbers of Facebook users create an opportunity for e-Learning. Facebook Developer API allows you to change Facebook's functionality from a Content Management. Here's how to bend Facebook to your will! System (CMS) to a Learning Management System (LMS). Blended Development Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social Media

What Facebook knows about you (and me?)

Dont Waste Your Time

This was posted in November 2011 so I’m sure there are updates on Max’s legal battle with Facebook – head on over to [link] for more details. YouTube: What Facebook knows about you. Related posts: Facebook tips for Educators. Twitter & Facebook use by Russell Group Universities. Video Facebook Smart Data Social Media Social Network YouTube

How to Lead the Facebook Generation

Mindflash

Gary Hamel, in his weekly WSJ.com blog, writes about the Facebook generation and ways fortune Fortune 500 companies aren’t prepared to deal with this new crop of workers. Training Help Uncategorized employees facebook management workersThere is one item in particular that caught my attention about these young workers: they expect leaders to serve rather than to preside.

Facebook for Educators

Moodle Journal

I have in past postings made both positive and not so positive remarks regarding the use of Facebook as part of course delivery. Given all this, I do still continue to see articles and postings where clearly the application has worked well, then the other day I came across a YouTube video ‘ The Basics of a Facebook Page for Educators’ If you have not seen this for yourself then I can recommend it as a good starter. also came across this rather large sample of (The teachers guide to using Facebook) Facebook the missing manual from OReilly.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". 50% of Facebooks active users log on to Facebook in any given day. Quiz Monster Create your own quiz Facebook application!

eLearning Hot Topics from 2011

Integrated Learnings

So, it seems fitting that we’d look back at our 2011 posts and create one for this blog. How do these compare with your own eLearning hot topics from 2011? --1-- Storyboarding. The post with the most views in 2011 was Practical Storyboarding – Not Just for Developers. From Making Scenarios Realistic to 5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning , several 2011 posts talked about how to design eLearning with scenarios and stories as well as the benefits of doing so. What topics did you talk about most in 2011? I enjoy “year in review” type articles. Happy New Year!

Join the open and free course on mobile learning: #MobiMOOC

Ignatia Webs

google groups for discussing which uses e-mails, twitter, facebook…). The when and where The course will be running: from 2nd April 2011 until 14 May 2011. Check out the course wiki (still a work in process, but already loaded with information) [link] Get connected to the MobiMOOC twitter and Facebook account. Interested? However, we are all in this together! Interested?

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20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn. It’s 2011 and mobile devices are flying off the shelves faster than ever before. The Real Story Behind the “Facebook Phone”. Here’s all that you wanted to know about the Facebook Phone. wonder. Here’s what they had to say. 5.

A Text-Book App for Facebook well…mostly for iPad

Kapp Notes

Kno (pronounced “Know&# ) is a company that produces an application to for digital text books for downloading onto iPads, eReaders, the web and now for Facebook. So Facebook textbooks make perfect sense in that context. The application allows you to Highlight any text on a page. Zoom in on any picture by double-tapping (iPad only).Create Here is a video of how it works.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Social Learning

Per-person consumption of traditional Web content fell by 3 percent between March 2010 and March 2011 in terms of minutes. Within that shrinking slice of online time, Facebook is increasingly the portal for everything.  Search engines, once the gatekeepers to the Web, are giving way to Facebook.  non-mobile and non-video usage) is shrinking.  And, frankly, they often don’t. 

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a.

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. Facebook vs. LinkedIn for Professional Social Networking. Fig 1: Facebook vs. LinkedIn vs. Monster Networks (Comscore March, 2011).

AppFusion: Facebook – The Social LMS Benchmark by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

Facebook’s recent changes have been somewhat controversial, but they demonstrate the evolution of social infrastructure. For learning-support-systems designers, the new Facebook features are yet another demonstration that using demographics in training design or learning facilitation has become antiquated. This month’s column explores the implications. Learning 2.0

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. It was no surprise to many of us that Facebook was the most heavily trafficked web site in 2010 and displaced Google for the first time in many years. mLearning Engagements Expand. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes

What Is Game Based Learning?

Upside Learning

This is something that I realized while playing the game “Mafia Wars” on Facebook. I spent close to a year laboring under the delusion that game based learning was all about incorporating course material into a game. After all, what else could it be? If I incorporate all the course learning objectives into a game setting and keep score – it qualifies as game based learning doesn’t it?

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Infographic: Does Facebook make you a better student?

Dont Waste Your Time

While I like this and what it is trying to say, surely Facebook and indeed any system is going to make the student ‘better’ based only on how it is used, not what it can do? Therefore it is ‘our’ responsibility to introduce and set up the system (Facebook, Twitter, etc) in a way that will engage and enhance the learning experience? Click image to enlarge.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. will admit it is one of the most disappointing features that failed to deliver in 2011. People who use Facebook and Twitter prefer those over your own FB like page and micro blog. only know of a few vendors who have integrated FB and Twitter APIs into their systems – so it is actually Twitter and Facebook. . Every year, I identify five trends that I am seeing in the industry as a whole, and forecast on where they will be heading throughout the year. Here now are five trends and their respected forecasts. Boring.

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Unlike Facebook or Twitter where one accesses the ‘firehose’ of data that one subscribes to and is dependent on the Friends/Following, and where users mostly use features like groups/lists etc to sort out noise from the stream, Plus uses a different approach and lets users create ‘circles’ that allow them to separate streams. For now, it remains a geeky sort of place.

Top 5 things I hope not to hear in 2011

E-Learning Provocateur

If Facebook were a country. Regardless, yes, Facebook has millions of users. netiquette 2011 Facebook learning styles LinkedIn PowerPoint TwitterThe title of this article is self explanatory, so here goes… 1. Death by PowerPoint. If you mean “death by bullet point&# then say that instead. PowerPoint is just a tool. poor tradesman blames his tools. 2. I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn. …if we’ve never met. LinkedIn even tells you “Invitations should only be sent to people you know personally&#. Dear Twitter.

Do students understand their ‘digital footprint’ and how it can affect their employability?

Dont Waste Your Time

Whether their Facebook use is restricted to their home/private life wont matter too much if they complain or insult their manager, a client, or colleague. ” “I felt slightly alarmed after the lecture at the fact that this is an issue affecting much younger people than myself, it scares me sometimes when I see a friends little sister of the age of 10 on facebook!! Fingered!

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become Extinct by Jon on April 26, 2011 in Development Tools , Training Development , Video , budgeting , eLearning For some, the idea that a major corporation could do without it’s training department is unthinkable. Blog this!

An Open LMS: CourseKit

Kapp Notes

A while back I posted on Facebook that LMSs were prisons for content because they tended to keep content inaccessible and unavailable for quick easy access. Well now their is a new kind of LMS that uses a Facebook type interface to conduct academic business. It’s called CourseKit. CourseKit instructor page. The concept is radical on two levels. billion.) Web 2.0 community

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5 Myths About Digital Natives

Upside Learning

These kids will send texts, use email, poke friends on Facebook, tweet, share pictures/videos, even conduct entire relationships online. I’ve been working on some learning related material for children. Designing for children is a totally different ballgame from the workplace learning we are typically involved in. To put it mildly, designing for children is tough; to design for today’s children even tougher. The more I look at this demographic they call ‘digital natives’, I find individuals who take the digital world the internet enables for granted. haven’t we heard this one before?

The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually

Kapp Notes

Franklin, OH  April 04, 2011  –  Designing Digitally, Inc. , a full-service interactive design company and developer of “ 3D Virtual Campus Tours ,” recently completed and launched a 3D virtual campus tour for The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) utilizing the award-winning Unity development platform for games and interactive 3D. Facebook: [link]. Facebook: [link].

South Florida ASTD Slides and Resources

Kapp Notes

Text-Book App for Facebook well…mostly for iPad. I had a chance to give a presentation to the South Florida ASTD chapter virtually this evening, would have loved to have been there in person. The beauty and curse of technology. Anyway, here are the slides and some resources. Here are the slides from the presentation: Gadgets, Games and Google For Learning South FL Presentation. Design

Google Plus: Initial Impressions

Upside Learning

It shouldn’t be surprising that I’m making lots of comparison to Facebook which is the defacto social networking standard right now. Circles is a great way of organizing and separating feeds; unlike Facebook’s fire-hose in your face approach. Does it compare to Facebook? I’d say yes, will the masses leave Facebook and embrace +(Plus)? These are some first impressions.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

Quora is a Q&A site nicely integrated with Facebook that has done a good job providing a means to ask questions and get answers. I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. We also see it in twitter (see Twitter for Learning ).

Facebook’s New Streaming Service: What You Need to Know

OpenSesame

From Snapchat’s debut in 2011 to Twitter’s ugly war with Meerkat and its later acquisition of the streaming service, Periscope , Facebook is now tentatively entering the live streaming market. In early August, Facebook announced its release of a live streaming feature, Live , similar to Twitter’s Periscope and Snapchat’s Snapchat Live and Snapchat Story. Celebrity Involvement.

A Parents' Guide to Facebook

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Facebook has become the defacto communication tool for many families. Before you cut your kids loose on the interwebs with a facebook account, you should educate yourself a little. Its a great tool, and powerful beyond the basic capabilities. But with great power comes great responsibility. This free downloadable pdf is a great primer to get you started.

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Part 2: Using Facebook as a learning platform (videos)

eFront

For those who missed last week’s post “ Part 1: Using Facebook as a learning platform ” we shared some important links for instructors interested in using Facebook with students. Using Facebook to teach: Bullis School teacher Sara Romeyn talks about using Facebook as a teaching tool in her AP U.S. eLearning Learning Social Media Facebook

Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning

ZaidLearn

Site (Workshop) Contents RSS & Curation Blogging Twitter Facebook Wikis OER/OCW Other Tools WORKSHOP? Social_Media learning tools Curation Twitter PowerPoint #CCK11 IMU OER/FREE Facebook Learning Series Linkedin instructional design teaching and learningSocial Media & Web 2.0 for Learning Website (Still Under Construction) Social Media & Web 2.0 WELCOME! What do you think?

eFront Best Open Source Solution Announced as Honoree for Best of ELearning! 2011

eFront

2011 Awards. 2011 winners will be announced at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo on September 28th, 2011. Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Visit our Blog. best open source solution eFront LMS efront the best alternative to moodle eFront Best Open Source Solution Features Honoree for Best of ELearning 2011ELearning! Media Group announces eFront as a finalist for the Best of ELearning! As the only reader’s choice awards in the eLearning industry, The Best of ELearning! If you are satisfied with you current LMS.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference.  We All Did. The rules really come down to common sense. What did you do?

Call to Action: 3 Big Reasons You Need a Portfolio

Trina Rimmer

Connect with others via LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook , etc. Dear Reader, I hate to be a nag (even though I'm awfully good at it.) but now that DevLearn is done and the year is coming to a close, you really need to get your act together! Where's your portfolio? Why aren't you sharing your work with the world yet? With all of these changes, it's time to started asking ourselves: 1. Think.

A new PLN?

Dont Waste Your Time

eLearning Social Network Facebook Network Personal Learning PLE PLN Social Learning Social Media TwitterI’ve been fascinated by the ideas of a Personal Learning Network (PLN) for ages now, pretty much ever since I first heard about it. Perhaps this is why Steve Wheeler’s (is that @timbuckteeth or @stevewheeler ? PLE / Personal Learning Environment: What's yours like?

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