I can’t use Facebook
MAY 27, 2014
informal learning motivation attitude autodidacticism autodidactism cartoon excuse Facebook funny humor humour learning pull self-directed learning teaching training This one goes out to all the L&D folk who are wary of the “I haven’t been trained” excuse.
efront LMS integration with Facebook
MAY 20, 2013
Lately we’ve been talking a lot about using Facebook as a learning platform. Social is integral to learning in the workforce today – and learning platforms need to be able to support formal and informal, personalized and social learning. Facebook Integration. eFront allows users to connect to the platform via their Facebook account. Give a name to the application. 3.
Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?
JUNE 7, 2011
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.
Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning
JANUARY 26, 2015
Facebook and Twitter. So how about Facebook, which also allows you to post videos but on top of that offers a lot of extra capabilities, including Group pages, wall posts, personal messages, and the ability to embed fully interactive applications (including the ability to monetize them)? All in all, the situation regarding Facebook and learning looks most like a wasted opportunity.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. This all sounds great, but what is social learning and is it reliant on Facebook. After the course provides information on planning the work and an activity. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. capital. of learners. You’re.
MAY 26, 2016
While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution. So, how can eLearning professionals include informal learning in their training curriculum?
Using Facebook as a learning platform
APRIL 26, 2013
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. Ball, L., 2012). Mazer, Richard E.
Quick Review of Izzui – The Facebook LMS
AUGUST 1, 2013
Facebook is being used for a whole lot more than comments and pictures these days. Not too long ago, an ambitious Facebook app called Izzui came about with the goal of allowing people the opportunity to create and sell training on the world’s most popular social networking platform. Naturally, Izzui cannot shake the Facebook branding, so it loses a bit of identity.
Facebook for e-Learning
NOVEMBER 7, 2010
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!
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
years (Facebook). more informal communication methods. Rather than a formal, once-a-year review, managers and their direct reports hold regular, informal “touch-points” where they set or. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance.
Facebook for Educators
JULY 27, 2011
I have in past postings made both positive and not so positive remarks regarding the use of Facebook as part of course delivery. In one particular year, I certainly managed to get pretty much wholesale agreement with using the social network for both easy contact and handing out achievement comments’ and graphical badges and general course information. also came across this rather large sample of (The teachers guide to using Facebook) Facebook the missing manual from OReilly. went on to look around the net for more on this and soon discovered [link].
Facebook as a Learning Platform
OCTOBER 15, 2007
Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. The most recent, which finally got me to post, was a Stephen Downes post - I'm Majoring in Facebook, How about You? The class has each student creating applications in Facebook and presenting to potential investors. Why is Facebook so hot right now? I see two main reasons which I give below, but first.
Facebook--Good for Your Memory: Twitter--Not So Much
OCTOBER 1, 2009
A study recently released by Dr. Tracy Alloway of Scotland’s University of Stirling found that using Facebook stretches a person's “working memory” (short-term or recent memory), while Twitter, YouTube and text messaging tend to weaken it. She states in the article, Facebook 'enhances intelligence' but Twitter 'diminishes it', claims psychologist The ''instant'' nature of texting, Twitter and YouTube was not healthy for working memory. ''On Twitter you receive an endless stream of information, but it's also very succinct,'' said Dr Alloway. ''You don't have to process that information.
Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. For instance, because of the proliferation of technology, leaders have access to more information today than ever before. However, that does not mean they are better informed. One of a modern leader’s main responsibilities is to sift through the massive amounts of information that bombard him or her daily to get to what is truly important, what is trite and what requires immediate attention. Set goals.
Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil
JUNE 21, 2012
fear that charlatans and dummies are taking informal learning down the same road. An Informal Learning Sequel? While it took six years to arrive, informal learning has become L&D’s flavor of the day. Numerous consultants are offering to help manage informal learning. (It doesn’t work that way. You nurture informal learning; micro-managing chokes it off.).
Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning
AUGUST 7, 2014
Wikipedia With the rise of social and informal learning, and ubiquitous mobile devices (tablets, phablets, smartphones and everything in between), micro-learning as a concept and practice has taken off. Typically, micro-learning or learning bytes or learning capsules work well as a component of informal learning where the learner pulls what they need to solve an immediate problem. Thus, micro-learning can play a crucial role in both formally designed performance support as well as in informal learning, with the latter focusing on user-generated content.
Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
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. When is it most useful to use Facebook?
APRIL 6, 2016
This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. THE DEVICE. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. For about $20, you gain access to a world of wonder. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. foresee biotech companies leading the way on this. 360° VIDEOS. These are great! 360° PHOTOS.
How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)
Coffee and Design
MAY 29, 2014
Originally posted by Derek Brown on LinkedIn How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook). You can disagree with me vehemently (in the comments!), but Twitter has much more staying power than Facebook. Real-time search is going to be the next big thing in terms of finding information. Really enjoyed your post @derekbrown. So can others compete?
eLearning as Part of an Informal Learning Strategy
MARCH 17, 2011
Do you have a similar story of unstructured, experiential, informal learning? Jay Cross, known for his informal learning research, tells us that approximately 80% of workplace learning occurs informally. In contrast, only 20% of organizations’ learning budgets go toward enhancing informal learning. And can eLearning become part of an investment in informal learning? But, if eLearning is just one part of an informal learning experience, then learners will probably experience those events through other means. By Shelley A. Gable. How might this work?
Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy
MAY 18, 2015
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].
Top 3 Informal Learning Tips
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Do your employees struggle to keep up with all the latest trends, new data and constantly changing business information? Informal learning helps employees stay knowledgeable and ready for industry shifts. Want to initiate more informal learning in your organization? Use a flexible LMS that facilitates social and informal learning. Check out these tips! Start the trend.
How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces
MARCH 22, 2015
“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Social learning, in addition to helping break the ‘silos’ in learning at workplaces, is also helping supplement other forms of learning (formal and informal) to a great extent. THE QUOTE. THE JOURNEY. OUR FINDINGS.
Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 3, 2011
The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? Therefore if we want to measure the impact of learning (formal or informal) we need to measure that impact. How do you measure it? So this is an excellent question.
How to Harness Informal Learning
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Informal learning, like the scenario above, takes place constantly in most organisations. It is estimated that probably as much of 80% of learning within an organisation is informal, with formal training constituting the other 20%. What is informal learning? How can informal learning be harnessed? Embracing informal learning is a leap of faith.
The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning
JUNE 28, 2011
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. This means information will, by default, need to be increasingly bite sized. Hence the importance of Facebook and Twitter: people can passively wait for recommendations on what they need to know.
6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom
JANUARY 30, 2015
Have your participants create their own job aid out of the information being given to them. Even if they scroll through the photos later with the intent to delete, they are still reviewing information previously captured. Build a Group – Build a group loaded with class information…with the class. Remember, this is the year of Kaizen. Kaizen! . Sure you have.
3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media
MAY 2, 2016
There is a lot of information flowing through twitter at any given time by any number of people. Join a Facebook group with other relevant people, follow L&D industry pages. Here is the ATD facebook page , the Learning Rebels page – it doesn’t matter which L&D person or company you follow. Through live streaming, facetime, periscope, Facebook video. Seriously.
Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. In 2014, Facebook appointed market research company GfK to understand people’s behavior as they move across multiple devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops or PCs , throughout the day. The shift from Flash to HTML5.
Learning is Everybody’s Business
MAY 23, 2014
Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning. In this section, we focus on how learning has pervaded every sphere of life in a manner that is informal and social. This goal is not a Utopian one. Let’s look at a scenario.
Social Media for Informal Learning: Part 2
ATD Learning Technologies
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and similar common applications weren’t primarily designed for informal learning—and may not offer the most powerful and targeted uses of the media in this context. Click here to read full version
I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management
JANUARY 6, 2015
But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? We all recognize Internet search as one way we find information. Developing knowledge also includes synthesizing ideas by combining the new information with our existing knowledge to generate new concepts. So too are our personal learning networks.
Meet Learner 2.0
Learning with e's
MAY 25, 2015
They are younger than the Internet and mobile phones, and they don't recall a time when there was no Google or Facebook. Waters in an article in Education Trends in 2011 seem to be gathering pace, and spawning offshoots: 'New learners' are more self directed, and they are better equipped to capture information with their digital tools. We should probably look it up." Unported License.
Demystifying Working Out Loud
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. We live in an age of information abundance but lacking in insight and wisdom; it is almost impossible to make sense of it as an individual. deal with sensitive information and data. However, it is not all gloom and doom!
Informal Learning: Any Way You Want It, Any Time You Need It
MARCH 29, 2013
Informal learning has answers to some of the most pressing educational challenges organizations face. In his 1977 book Social Learning Theory , he wrote: “Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling: from observing others, one forms an idea of how new behaviors are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.”
M-Learning’s dirty little secrets
MAY 13, 2013
They prefer to use them for fun, like playing Angry Birds or updating their Facebook status. Obviously you use it to inform your m-learning strategy! Think informal first. I have a confession to make. At my workplace a little while ago, I created a smartphone-friendly version of our online induction course. It tanked. But my confession is not that it tanked. SECRET #3.