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efront LMS integration with Facebook

eFront

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about using Facebook as a learning platform. We took that into consideration with the eFront platform which comes with a rich set of social tools that facilitate the communication and social learning process together with an easy-to-use Facebook integration plugin. Facebook Integration. Below is an example of settings you have to set up.

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. YouTube for example, which started as a repository of mostly music videos, cat clips and “video blogs”, has turned into an excellent educational resource, teaching hundreds of millions of people lessons in cooking mousaka, playing the flute and everything in between. Specifically, are they any good for e-learning? That’s all for now.

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. You can also find 6 invaluable tips on how to use Facebook for eLearning, as well as 10 additional tips on how to run successful Facebook groups. Be active.

Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Let’s start this post by stating that Facebook was not actually created as a learning platform, it can however clearly be used to enhance and support elearning. Facebook makes it easy to network and interact with other virtual students, and because most people know how to use Facebook they don’t need to become familiar with a new platform. link]. Ball, L., Desbrow, B. &

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. In the example described earlier, the organization was ramping up hiring and training. This all sounds great, but what is social learning and is it reliant on Facebook.

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums. For example, one potential leader might require guidance in how to communicate more directly, while another might require more focus on time management. What do we exhibit? Set goals.

So You Just Facebook All Day? Screenshots and Social Media Marketing

Visual Lounge

When I describe what I do as ‘social media’ my friends and family immediately start the jokes about browsing Facebook all day and getting paid for it. For example, I have created a preset for Twitter share images. For example, we use Sprout Social to manage our social media accounts and not everyone has a login. The post So You Just Facebook All Day? Content creation.

Don’t Just Tell, Show: the Value of Examples

Association eLearning

Examples get people’s attention and are also fantastic memory aids. If you reinforce the same key information with examples, it provides context and lets your members see why the content is important. You can use examples to answer this question by showing them why. Good examples are also specific. What kind of creative examples have you seen or used? Role-play.

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

You can do this using a variety of very easy to use (and set-up) tools – Free tools such as Diigo , Tumblr , FaceBook, Blogger, PBWiki or Enterprise tools such as SharePoint, Jive , Yammer or SocialCast. For this example, “According to your feedback yesterday, I seem to move too quickly at times, and I didn’t realize this until you pointed it out – so thank you.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

Try Sketchnotes is a great example of the latter. Facebook: While the platform gained traction as a social networking site where individuals find and stay in touch with lost friends and far-flung family members, I see it increasingly being used as a learning and sharing platform by various groups including passionate photographers, wildlife lovers, travellers, artists and such.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

An organization cannot bolt on social learning just as it cannot bolt on a few Facebook and Twitter-like tools and call itself a social business. The following excerpt from his blog summarizes it beautifully: “A Social Business isn’t a company that just has a Facebook page and a Twitter account. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. ” ([link].

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

It also includes some interesting tips for using Facebook and Twitter effectively in formal programs. Social Learning Examples in the Workplace : This article provides a quick overview of some of the most interesting examples of how organizations are using social media for social learning at their workplaces (also includes links to original case studies). THE QUOTE. Articles.

Opening up #learning: new forms of knowledge

Learning with e's

For those who are housebound for example, and cannot visit a library or classroom, the Web provides a storehouse of endless opportunities to learn just about any topic. Yet people of all ages now avidly consume and create content on a regular basis, and the availability of social networking services such as Twitter and Facebook amplify these activities further. Technology can do this.

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Making the Most of Visuals in eLearning: 9 Tips and 5 Examples

SHIFT eLearning

We post photos of our trips on Facebook and not essays about our vacations. According to a report by HubSpot, posts and tweets containing colored images increase viewers’ willingness to read by a whopping 80 percent! Look at yourself. Would you like to watch a demo video and learn how to fix a broken washer or read through the pages of the instruction manual? We love watching movies.

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Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. virtual reality #VRwolweek 360 3D apps Camera Cardboard emerging technology example Google Inmind VR Maps mobile MythBusters photo sphere photosphere Photosphere XMP Tagger Photosynth problems Red Bull sharks SphereShare Street View tips videos Views VR Vrse

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

I did a few and I had a slide like that at the end, encouraging people to join Twitter for example in order to learn what customers were saying about their Brand or documentation or eLearning courses. A simple ‘Follow’ on Twitter, or a ‘subscribe’ to the Brand’s stream on Facebook or a mention on Twitter creates that initial powerful connection. Not all of them as I have found.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. I also feel like Facebook is a bit creaky and as Thomas Vanderwal's recent post Facebook for Business or LinkedIn Gets More Valuable points out, as you use Facebook more and have more friends, it seems to get harder to use. All of that said, Facebook is surprising me in terms of how well it works as a platform. Luis Suarez - How to Boost Your Social Capital with Facebook mentions MyBlogLog.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

So, if Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest are not part of your vocabulary, then either you are living in isolation or you certainly do not belong to this era. Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! This learning approach can help to create networks and sustain them too.

How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It

Mindflash

” That’s one of the best definitions of social learning I’ve seen, and I use it as an example not only because of what it says, but more specifically for what it doesn’t say. The “fire burns” message continued to be shared and spread around the community … all without a single Facebook post or tweet. What Exactly Is Social Learning?

Why Twitter is so powerful

Learning with e's

The same applies of course to any other social networking tool, but unlike Facebook for example, Twitter contains very few distractions. Tags: connections social networking Twitter FaceBook There are two types of people in the world. Those who get Twitter and those who don't. OK, I'm joking, but Twitter does seem to divide people. some people ask. You too?

Changing the learning landscape

Learning with e's

This workshop will discuss a range of social media platforms and provide examples of their use within learning and teaching. With examples of practice coming from a range of disciplines this event will look to inspire leadership of pedagogic development of the use of social media platforms. What are we to make of all this content, and how can we make sense of, and filter it?

Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

To start with an interview with Carolyn Nandozi from Uganda about her experiences facilitating a facebook group for alumni. RUFORUM has done this using Facebook. Below my question and Nandozi's answers Nandozi, can you describe how the Facebook group started? For example I can put a like or comment myself. How to engage people who are not on Facebook? elearning.

Sleepless in cyberspace

Learning with e's

Have you ever for example been without your mobile phone or other device for a period of time and suffered ''withdrawal symptoms''? Have you ever started to become anxious that you are missing out on conversations on Twitter, or status updates from your friends on Facebook? Addiction compulsion computer dependency education FaceBook games learning Psychology Twitter Or days?

Email and the Ladder of Inference

The Peformance Improvement

Email, as well as text messages, Tweets, and Facebook comments, are often misinterpreted. For example, an email from boss to direct report that says, “don’t work too hard”, could be interpreted in a number of different ways. Alina Tugend Chris Argyris Dave Johnson email Facebook ladder of inference Seth Godin text message TwitterThat would paralize us. Am I angry? (If

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. Found this article, via Alec Saunders : Facebook for the Enterprise = Facebook. Provides some real examples of how business-folk are using FB; compares Facebook (emotional attachment) to LinkedIn (static resume). Some Buzz on Buzzword Using FaceBook Come to Dinner -- Spreading the Word Charlie Goes to Digital Mountain Google Docs Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking ADDIE: It's a Process Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kick.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. digital media FaceBook higher education learning social web Technology The future Twitter universities Web 2.0 This is a continuation from yesterday''s post on changing roles , disruptive innovation and the survival of higher education. Changing Times It is now time to take stock. or the ‘social web’.

Lost in the crowd?

Learning with e's

He made several interesting points about the blurring of boundaries between public and private (think of webcams and Facebook status updates for example) and that technology tends to distract us from 'who we are'. Mark Curtis digital media social media Habbo Hotel FaceBook webcams public private education virtual worlds personal identity learning distraction Tweetdeck

Me or the community?

Learning with e's

We were discussing the differences and similarities between Facebook and Twitter. I was wondering whether Twitter was actually more community oriented and outward looking than Facebook, which to me often seems to be more closed down and inward looking. To start, I asked: Facebook is all about 'me'. She tweeted: Facebook is personal 'what's on your mind?' Discuss.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

Social media for example has achieved a remarkable success in eroding the power of previously elite media channels. One example is the encyclopaedia, long cherished as one of society's most important knowledge repositories. Hegemony police brutality social media blogging FaceBook Twitter cameras surveillance YouTube education disruption personal technology Antonio Gramsci learning

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? For example, I’m watching Storytellers: Kanye West on Palladia a couple nights ago (a great TV channel if you love music; and like learning, everyone loves music). It’s true. Blog this!

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? For example, I’m watching Storytellers: Kanye West on Palladia a couple nights ago (a great TV channel if you love music; and like learning, everyone loves music). It’s true. Blog this!

Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

It would be ridiculous for example to ''poke'' people in real life. Vestiges of ancient tribal culture were often preserved only in large gatherings at public events such as football matches (where two opposing clans were likely to clash), and in smaller community gatherings seen for example in the ritualistic gatherings in the local pub or at a church service. Call it what you wish.

Are Facebook friends real friends?

Clive on Learning

Facebook users in the UK, a 300% increase on the year. The average Facebook user has 150 friends (suddenly I feel unloved). Looked at in this light, Facebook is alleviating what could be a much worse problem. Another area of controversy among the group last night was the degree to which Facebook blurs the distinction between our personal and private lives: work colleagues are all bundled in with family, old school friends, the people you socialise with face-to-face, and people with whom you share a hobby, sport or interest. But do both diagnoses miss the point?"

How Better Customer Education is the Secret Ingredient for Customer Loyalty

eLearningMind

Sure, Target has made headlines for saucy Facebook replies and Amazon holds the standard for customer service, but these big-name brands also need a secret ingredient to truly inspire customer loyalty: education. One of the best examples of how an explainer video can skyrocket customer loyalty is Dollar Shave Club, which has over 22 million views on Youtube. And millennial customers?

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

This is just one example. Facebook – The most commonly used class for Facebook integration is facebook-actionscript-api. Developed by Adobe and Facebook, this API is fully supported by both. Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. right into their courses and LMS. libraries.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Is Facebook the next Microsoft?

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 Is Facebook the next Microsoft? Have you seen this article from TechCrunch: Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft? Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:14 PM Labels: facebook 2comments: Davidsaid. Its just a matter of time before someone new buys Facebook. People use Gmail or Reader as stand alone offerings, by comparison everything in Facebook is interlinked." The author sees a future where Facebook replaces the OS. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. No, Google is.