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Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?

Upside Learning

I 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.

Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

Bottom-Line Performance

Ever created an account on a third-party website using your Facebook account? That was thanks to the Facebook API. Sure, one potential advantage would be allowing you to record the completion of a mobile app or game created by a custom provider like us. Talk to LMS provider. Tin Can. Experience. TIN CAN! Experience! We’re all hearing about it… but what is it? Wrong!

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

but might be a little vague in providing concrete actions, so you’ll need to dig a bit deeper. Providing OTS courseware in these situations has several advantages. OTS curriculum, it’s fairly easy to provide training to individuals or groups whenever you. This all sounds great, but what is social learning and is it reliant on Facebook. Seven Simple Secrets to. capital.

Introducing Beginning Facebook for Business

OpenSesame

OpenSesame is excited to announce the release of Beginning Facebook for Business. As part of our mission to provide individuals and organizations with a broad variety of elearning courses, OpenSesame wants to share our passion for social media with you. We are pleased to offer this complimentary course to assist in your social media development. Left Content Revolution Release Notes

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

Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

Then, there is eFrontPro’s turn-key support for LDAP and Active Directory-based Single-Sign On, as well as its support for the industry standard Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), that allows administrators to integrate it with all kinds of identity providers. Facebook you say? Getting your Facebook on. Product News efrontpro Facebook integrationsAnd that’s it.

RenRen.com: The Facebook of China’s Younger Generation

OpenSesame

While Chinese social networkers don’t have access to Facebook and Twitter, they use a variety of Chinese applications to make the most of the opportunities provided by online social networks. Social networks are transforming the ways people communicate, from meeting new friends and staying in touch with family to building professional networks and creating learning communities.

Using Variable Flags to Provide Feedback in Adobe Captivate

Integrated Learnings

Most e-learning tools, including Adobe Captivate, provide for the ability to use flags. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. by Jonathan Shoaf. Flags are common everyday objects. When a flag is raised into position, it has meaning. Flags are used as signals. The are used in races to signal caution, final laps, and victory. Flags have meaning.

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A Playbook for Leading in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

From collaboration software to technology designed to motivate employee behavior in real time, these tools provide the modern leader the opportunity to exceed business goals. The five points outlined below provide business leaders with a sturdy framework from which they can build a successful leadership program that is relevant in today’s connected, digital world. Companies lacking engaging and socially relevant employee programs face a multitude of issues, the biggest of which is an uninspired, apathetic workforce. Embrace the social enterprise. Focus on employee growth.

Standing at the Crossroads – Providing Navigational Clues to Help Learners Find Their Way

Integrated Learnings

3) Provide word clues tied to the action needed. Instructions that need images with callouts When providing instructions within a lesson, sometimes words are truly inadequate to provide enough guidance to complete a task successfully. Callouts used with pictures provide additional guidance, especially if text is minimal. There is no sign to tell you which way to go.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

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?

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. Even in Chrome I received the following error: Please provide valid Photo Sphere JPEG image. I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. THE DEVICE. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. 360° VIDEOS. 360° PHOTOS.

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

Providing people with reasons to absorb content helps them to connect the dots. 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. What was really exciting about the conversation was the lack of defensiveness. Kaizen! .

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

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. Personal Learning Network Social Media for Trainers Tips Brian Washburn facebook LinkedIn Network PLN twitter

Post to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Evernote from Snagit!

Visual Lounge

Once you install them, you'll see buttons inside Snagit to upload images and videos directly to Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube! The buttons for Facebook, Twitter, and Evernote must be installed manually. For Snagit on Windows, we also provide capture profiles for a streamlined capture-share workflow. Installing the Outputs. To install, just click the links below.

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. He also provides his advice on the elements that need to be included while developing a social learning strategy. THE QUOTE. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ The research isn’t heartening. THE JOURNEY. What are the trends? OUR FINDINGS. Articles.

Putting Trust First

Learning Rebels

As people do nowadays, I made mention of my experience on Facebook. Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. Communication Culture Control customer service facebook pre-work respect tomatillos trustFirst a short story. . I had all the ingredients at home, except for tomatillos. Then what?”

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Facebook Fatigue?

Kapp Notes

An article, Teens Experiencing Facebook Fatigue , provided some interesting findings about the social networking site, Facebook. These same teens are, however, showing signs of “Facebook Fatigue.” Nearly one in five (19%) who have an account no longer visit Facebook or are using it less. Of the group that are saying goodbye to Facebook, 45% have lost interest, 16% are leaving because their parents are there, 14% say there are “too many adults/older people” and 13% are concerned about the privacy of their personal information. Web 2.0

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.

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

Social Learning

Within that shrinking slice of online time, Facebook is increasingly the portal for everything. While the “document Web” (as author Ben Elowitz terms the old-style Web) shrank by 9 percent overall, Facebook consumption increased by 69 percent, essentially stealing time from everything else. Search engines, once the gatekeepers to the Web, are giving way to Facebook.

Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

Then, there is eFrontPro’s turn-key support for LDAP and Active Directory-based Single-Sign On, as well as its support for the industry standard Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), that allows administrators to integrate it with all kinds of identity providers. Facebook you say? Getting your Facebook on. Product News efrontpro Facebook integrationsAnd that’s it.

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

There are more people on Facebook (901M) than in Europe, Russia & Middle East combined (780M). Only 1% of Facebook Fans Engage With Brands. This is a market that content providers, game publishers and brand marketers should not pass by. analytics business culture collaboration reference strategy data Facebook HR IBM marketing performance58% are using it. AdAge.

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.

Facebook Alfresco Platform

Tony Karrer

Found via Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook - Alfresco - a content management system has provided hooks for it to be used to deliver content to Facebook users. This model, where Facebook becomes a platform for application development has some really interesting aspects. Especially with some of the pain of developing Facebook apps

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. Such user generated content can be found on YouTube (over 70 hours uploaded very minute) and Vimeo, images on Flickr, Facebook and Snapchat, and other content on a myriad of blogs, wikis and other content sharing platforms. Unported License.

Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with e's

My own father, now 84 years old, started a Facebook account so he could keep in touch with distant relatives in such places as New Zealand and Australia. Many of us regularly communicate with multiple Twitter and Facebook friends and acquaintances instantaneously even though they may be in another country. Distance Education social media relationships MOOCs Twitter FaceBook

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. As a result, entire companies miss out on all of Facebook’s social learning benefits. Use Facebook to Your Company’s Advantage. Evolving technologies like Facebook have been seen to be a phenomenal success across the world. Last but not least, Facebook is fun to use.

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.

Thinking in networks

Learning with e's

Social media has simply provided an increasingly powerful range of tools to extend personal learning networks (PLNs) to virtually any part of the world. Twitter feed into your blog, or Facebook links mirrored in LinkedIn) means that teachers are never alone. Reid Hoffman education network Memes learning genes rhizome Twitter FaceBook meosis mitosisLet's be honest.

Facebook Apprenticeship

Clark Quinn

Jay Cross has an interesting post about using Facebook in the organization, and makes a connection I hadn’t seen (and wish I had :).  He’s citing another post on FaceBook and the Enterprise, where JP Rangaswami posits that Facebook can be used to allow individuals to track what their bosses are doing, as role models. I’m not sure Facebook is the right tool, but a combination of tools might make sense and Facebook’s APIs might make it possible. Blogs provide some insight, tweets another. Very interesting. So do del.ico.us

Porn, weed and fireworks

E-Learning Provocateur

The point of the exercise was for us to share our thoughts, opinions and experiences with our followers on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. Last weekend I was privileged to contribute to the Human Brochure – a world first initiative by Australian Capital Tourism to promote the nation’s capital city, Canberra. Yep, our very own Amsterdam. Walkman eat your heart out.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

I will attempt to contextualise these changes at the level of both organisation and individual, to provide a picture of how universities and teachers might manage their business in the coming decade. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. Changing Times It is now time to take stock. or the ‘social web’. The Changing Web (2.0) Web 2.0 2006).

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'. Our immersion in media, he argues, provides us with a myriad of alternative role models we can adopt or adapt. I think not. What dangers might there be? Reference Curtis, M.

Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

Social media, the most social of all modern technologies, provided us with shared virtual spaces where we could ''meet''. Facebook is currently the largest of the digital totems in the social media universe. People use Facebook or Twitter because they want to, not because there is an organisational requirement. It is your personal network. It is your virtual community.