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Build a powerful PLN

Learning with e's

They may be people you meet on a daily basis, but more often than not in the digital age, many PLNs are comprised of people we interact with on social networking sites. Well, there is a growing range of useful social media tools you can use to track down what you need. One click enables you to subscribe to the feeds and bookmark collections of these people. Unported License.

The writings of Lee Kraus: Social Bookmarking for Learning

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media June 5, 2007 Social Bookmarking for Learning tags: bookmarking , PLE , web2.0 This is a description of social bookmarking and how it might play within a learning environment. Social Bookmarking for Learning One component of the new web paradigm is social bookmarking. Social bookmarking is the process of moving your "favorites" or "bookmarks" (links to web sites you visit on the web) to a web-based service like del.icio.us , magnolia , or Yahoo or Google.

WordPress Plugin #2: Social Sharing with ShareThis

Dont Waste Your Time

There are many plugins available that can help with this, I’ve used some in the past but the one I’m currently ‘liking’ is ShareThis : “Increase your audience engagement with our innovative sharing tools … the plugin allows users to share your content through email and 50+ social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, and Pinterest.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

10 online tools in the backpack of every trainer and facilitator Twitter - microblogging Diigo - or any other social bookmarking service LinkedIn - for networking and groups Padlet - a brainstorm wall Youtube - search and make your own channel/playlists Yammer - and other smart tools to create private conversation groups Screencast-o-matic - and other screencasting tools Bigmarker - webinar tool for free Google - and Google plus Ning - or another paid online platform/LMS Do you know and work with the tools mentioned? An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious.

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Selecting meaningful #socialmedia tools for a #MOOC or #PLN

Ignatia Webs

MOOC), or gearing up for a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the selection of meaning social media tools. In order to get an overview of the big families in social media, I started to make a list for my own comprehension and future selection. If you see that I have missed a group or set of social media tools, feel free to let me know. Social Media Tool Why use it + implementation Example with possible extra Idea and content sharing Microblogging Twitter allows the learner group to share short messages with one another, linking it to more content. Video (e.g.

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ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Gmail Social bookmarking tool? del.icio.us Social bookmarking tool with collaborative learning features (groups, forums, etc.)? Google Language Tools RSS reader? Google Reader Online Calendar? Google Calendar Tool to aggregate all my resources, mail, RSS feeds, etc, in one place? Connect with Ning Social Networking tool? Del.icio.us.

Here's how I'm approaching Personal Knowledge Management

The Learning Generalist

Harold suggested a model that he uses to manage his personal knowledge and stay on top of his social media intake. So here are my organising rules: If I receive interesting information on twitter, webinars, forums, IM or email I socially bookmark it on Delicious and add an appropriate tag to it. pkm social media enterprise 2.0 social learning learning

Top Tools for Learning

Learning and Working on the Web

Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. 9 (new): Wikimedia Commons is a great source for copyright free images to use in presentations. 8 (new): Feedly is my new feed reader, now that Google Reader has been shut down. 7 (8): Flickr : Still a great way to share photos online. Voting closes on 27 September. Learning Technology

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Checking the performance of your blog

Dont Waste Your Time

Search Engine (Google). Firstly, I always check with Google to see if it can, and has, indexed the site. Google has so far indexed 685 pages from this blog alone (posts, categories, polls, tags, etc). Another useful Google tool is “refer:sitename.com&# – this checks other websites that link to you. Social Bookmark (Delicious). I’ve often wondered, as I bookmark someone else’s blog or blog post, does anyone bookmark me? to explore your competitor’s social media success, and learn from it.

Buzzing with Social Curation Tools!

ZaidLearn

Major search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo don't exactly do a great job in assisting either, which might be due to the growing influence and spam of 'Search Engine Optimization (SEO)' gurus, engines and companies. DELICIOUS = RIP? Well, we still have Diigo , Stumble Upon , Digg , and a bunch of other cool social bookmarking tools to use. thanks to SEO strategies.

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My Top Tools 2014

Learning and Working on the Web

SHARE. 8 (6): Google Plus : G+ is very good for deep conversations and the live Hangouts feature works well. SEEK. 3 (3): Diigo: Social bookmarks are a quick way for me to save a web page and find it easily (Diigo allows me to auto-backup to Delicious ). Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 21 September.

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Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Provide a single, simple, all-in-one interface, like that provided by Google for search. Show me what others are interested in, as with social bookmarks like Diigo and Delicious. ing is on Google or YouTube. You can’t afford to replicate Facebook or Google behind your firewall. Google designs its apps for mobile before porting them to PCs.

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Starting to work out loud

Learning and Working on the Web

Free Your Bookmarks: This is a very simple shift that only requires a slight deviation from a common practice: saving bookmarks/favourites on your browser. Using tools like Diigo , or Delicious moves them off a single device, makes them more searchable, and (later) makes them shareable. Being able to share is usually not a prime reason why people start using social bookmarks.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning

Learning and Working on the Web

Here are my top 10 choices, with a few changes over the past year: 10: Google Plus : I am still learning how to use this platform which gives you great control over filtering how much information you get. Jane Hart is asking for submissions to her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning. Please vote, in the next 10 days, before it closes for another year. Technology

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Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Social Bookmarking. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Delicious. Social Network. Google Docs. Web 2.0 Definition of the tool. Best Use of Tool. Examples. wiki is a self-organizing knowledge web site.  A wiki is a discussion. Older versions are archived.

Manual, not automatic, for sense-making

Learning and Working on the Web

Google Reader is my aggregator; I link my Delicious & Diigo social bookmark accounts together but mostly use Diigo; I write my half-baked ideas regularly on my blog; and I engage in many conversations on Twitter which I curate here. Now I make a weekly summary of my favourites: reviewed, filtered and reassessed. That’s about it. Friday's Finds

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PKM in 2013

Learning and Working on the Web

“The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” PKM may be an individual activity but it is also social. Research shows that work teams that need to share complex knowledge need tighter social bonds. Social networks, on the other hand, encourage diversity and can sow the seeds of innovation.

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MOOCING on Gas: Early Thoughts on Three Concurrent Offerings

Learnadoodledastic

Online Learning Design Course Looking from a student perspective all these approaches will have a certain amount of structure and you can be sure that the use of social media tools will be encouraged and has been encouraged on all the courses. Reading lists appeared to be accessible via the course social bookmarking sites diigo and delicious. What are you expecting?

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Free Cloud Apps

eLearning Cyclops

Blogging WordPress Documents Google Docs Graphics Picasa Web Albums ChartGo (creating charts) Screencasts and Simulations Screenr Social Bookmarking Delicious Social Media and Networking LinkedIn Plaxo Twitter Yammer Video YouTube. Here is a compilation of free cloud applications. These have a slant towards learning tools and web development, but is open to any suggested cloud apps as long as they are free to all users. If you has an app to suggest please do so by posting a comment. Learning

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

Google Reader to pull everything in. Delicious: what he uses to save things instead of Bloglines. When you bookmark on delicious, you can also see how others have tagged it. As citizens, PKM is part of our social responsibility; we should be learning about issues together. Q&A. Social bookmarks are an easy first step–lots of people can have a purpose for this. Social bookmarking sites are less often blocked by corporate firewalls. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM. What do you do with that system?

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly.  Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social BookmarkingDelicious -  spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator -    Netvibes. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz. Social Professional Networks -  LinkedIn.

Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

How to use Twitter for Social Learning - Social Media for Working & Learning , March 20, 2010. Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point - Ross Dawson , August 30, 2010. Twitter as a professional development tool - Social Media for Working & Learning , November 30, 2010. Social Media for Working & Learning , May 4, 2010.

Sense-making with PKM

Learning and Working on the Web

People learn socially. Not only that, it may be our social responsibility to be contributors to our common knowledge. Google Reader. Social. Bookmarks. Delicious. Social. My annotated bookmarks and my blog are the first places I search when I have an article or report to write. We may learn on our own but usually not by ourselves. Categorize.

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ZaidLearn: 75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course!

ZaidLearn

ZaidLearns Del.icio.us Games Links OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free Learning Tools Printer-Friendly Version " Engage Me or Enrage Me " - Marc Prensky (2005) " Never play a video game thats trying to teach you something. " - Justin Peters (2007) Terms like educational games , game-based gaming , and social impact games dont sound too bad. Del.icio.us. WHATEVER!

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Delicioussocial bookmarking tool. Google Reader – RSS feed reader. Facebook – social networking site. Some observations: The top 10 is like a who’s who of social and informal learning tools. The complete list has a very strong bias towards social tools. The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website.

Better Memory

Tony Karrer

There's a lot that goes on around this and when you look at different projects and roles, this gets pretty varied, but let me explore a few different tools and methods that I apply to this that gets helps me is this area: Google History - saves every page I've visited without me having to do anything and allows me to search for anything I've ever viewed at a later time. libary, libray).

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

I'm really amazed at the gap between people who store their bookmarks online 53% vs. those who share bookmarks online: 23%. Most people who store their bookmarks, don't share them. guess they must be using a lot of tools other than delicious. Virginia asked what the "other tools" were: Plaxo, YouTube, LearningTown, del.icio.us/delicious, survey and report.

A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

Gmail Social bookmarking tool? del.icio.us Social bookmarking tool with collaborative learning features (groups, forums, etc.)? Diigo Social curation community? Pearltrees Tool that enables me to capture, visualize, organize and share my bookmarks? Google Language Tools RSS reader? Google Reader Online Calendar? ZaidLearn's Del.icio.us

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. According to a 2011 ASTD report , social media enables learning by providing platforms for people to exchange information, facilitating communication, personalizing the learning experience, and supporting informal learning. Web 2.0

ZaidLearn: Free Books about E-Learning (Jane Knight)

ZaidLearn

Yes, this is certainly a yummy, delicious and crispy free e-book collection for anyone interested in e-learning :). Del.icio.us. del.icio.us ( Social Bookmarking). Facebook (Social Networking Site). Google Reader (Online RSS Reader). Google Scholar. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, August 23. Free Books about E-Learning (Jane Knight).

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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. Google Blogger. Google Docs , Etherpad — collaborative writing. Google+ Hangouts. Google+ Hangouts — can be used to hold virtual office hours. Google Analytics. Learning objectives. All training courses and programs should have learning objectives. Clearly defined expectations.

Buzzing with Social Curation Tools!

ZaidLearn

Major search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo don't exactly do a great job in assisting either, which might also be partially due to the growing influence and spam of 'Search Engine Optimization (SEO)' gurus, engines and companies. DELICIOUS = RIP? Well, we still have Diigo , Stumble Upon , Digg , and a bunch of other cool social bookmarking tools to use. Scoop.it

Malaysian Sharein Tickles Real Potential!

ZaidLearn

Sharein is an easy-to-learn/use tool that allows you to bookmark, rate, share, and discuss your internet discoveries with your friends in an efficient manner. Also, you can always bookmark a link for future reference and sharing to your friends. Other social bookmarking tools needs learn a few tricks from here! It tracks total views, reach, re-tweets, comments etc.

Malaysian Sharein Tickles Real Potential!

ZaidLearn

Sharein is an easy-to-learn/use tool that allows you to bookmark, rate, share, and discuss your internet discoveries with your friends in an efficient manner. Also, you can always bookmark a link for future reference and sharing to your friends. Other social bookmarking tools needs learn a few tricks from here! It tracks total views, reach, re-tweets, comments etc.

A Deliberate and Effective PLE

Learnadoodledastic

When thinking about the purpose of my PLE it strikes me that i have needs for a number of distinct learning situations, but i shall concern myself with my primary interest which is learning and education and in particular social, active and participatory learning. For example a Wordpress blog, Integrated Google tools, Personal Blog with Tweetdeck and RSS Feed reader. 1. Publishing, 3.

eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom

eLearning Cyclops

Plus, you will be surprised how much supporting information you may find in the Google Public Data Explorer. Cacoo (create diagrams) ChartGo (create charts) Google Public Data Explorer (Create charts and visualizations form public data) QR Code Generators - Put QR codes in your manuals and on the classroom screen. Screen-o-Matic Screenr Social Bookmarking - Make sure they have all your online resources by giving them one link to all your bookmarks. Delicious Digg Diigo Linkpad.me My New Social Bookmarking Tool. eLearning Cyclops. Pages.

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Learning and Working on the Web

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Learning is Conversation Posted on December 1st, 2005 by Harold Jarche This is a remix and update of some previous posts. Social interactions help to put it all together for each learner. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. Jarche, H.