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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 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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Top Ten Tools for Learning 2011

Experiencing eLearning

Google Reader is still my main tool for personal learning. Diigo is my social bookmarking option. also back up bookmarks to Delicious, but especially after the disastrous transition to AVOS (a third of my bookmarks didn’t survive the migration), I’m so glad I don’t rely on Delicious as a primary tool. Diigo’s highlighting option has always differentiated it from Delicious for me, and my weekly bookmarks posts are automatically generated by Diigo. have contributed my lists in 2007 , 2008 , and 2009.

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. RSS (really simple syndication) readers and social bookmarking are two popular information aggregation tools.

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.

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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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.

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.

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!

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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).

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.

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

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

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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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

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.

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.

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.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? June 4, 2009 From E-Learning to Social Learning , June 10, 2009 Investigating the Application of Social Software to Support Networked Learning , June 4, 2009 Top Keywords Social Learning (34) Social Network Analysis (4) Collaboration (43) Mobile Learning (18) Performance (46) Learning Management System (11) eLearning Technology.

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.  Of course, many vendors like to pitch it as “Web 2.0″ 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 BookmarkingDelicious. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz.

The Learning Innovation Lab (Part 2)

ZaidLearn

Though, I would have loved to see more presentations (research) on educational blogging, wikis, social bookmarking, podcasting, virtual worlds, and open educational resources. Richard Lowe ’s wonderful talk on educational graphics or graphicacy , and Toh Han-Son (who was nicknamed the handsome Korean) keynote on Google applications for education. technologies. Again, WOW!

The Learning Innovation Lab (Part 2)

ZaidLearn

Though, I would have loved to see more presentations (research) on educational blogging, wikis, social bookmarking, podcasting, virtual worlds, and open educational resources. Richard Lowe ’s wonderful talk on educational graphics or graphicacy , and Toh Han-Son (who was nicknamed the handsome Korean) keynote on Google applications for education. technologies. Again, WOW!

eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning - Informal Learning , June 12, 2009. Google Wave as a Learning Tool - Learning and Technology , June 12, 2009. Expert Level Answers via Social Networks - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2009. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009. Should you Care about Google Wave? Social Learning and Communities of Practice , June 4, 2009. June 2009.

LSG Webinar - Social learning on a shoe string

The Learning Generalist

have completely gotten hooked to social and collaborative learning though I think we need to be careful with the 'social' word. Anyways, Hanif's talk is about how we can create our own social learning platform 'without falling on our faces or breaking the bank'. The big question -- why should we be looking at Social Learning today? So, what is social learning?

Beware of Social Learning Backlash

eLearning Weekly

I’m finding out that the old adage, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink&# has some major significance when it comes to introducing social learning (specifically, social learning tools) at an organization. In fact, even worse things can happen if you don’t market your offerings correctly… When introducing social learning tools and concepts, it’s easy to get excited and anxious to share our findings. On a sidenote, it doesn’t help that many of the social media and social learning tools have goofy names.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategy (15) PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning (15) Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools (14) Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis (13) Test SCORM Courses with an LMS (13) 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments (13) Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results (13) Instruction eLearning 2.0 Find somewhat random things. world.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. asked via Twitter and in the session for other tools/methods that people use for Tapping into Your Social Grid.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Google Wave in education - Dont Waste Your Time , November 16, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009. Google Wave today, Moodle Wave Tomorrow?