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Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?

Upside Learning

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!

'Using Facebook & Twitter For Learning & Teaching' Workshop

ZaidLearn

INTRODUCTION Today more than 900 million people use Facebook, and more than 300 million use Twitter to connect, share and interact with one another. Then we will explore and discuss with the participants how they can use Facebook for learning and teaching. Social_Media PLE Facebook web2.0 Day two will be dedicated to exploring Twitter basics and apps for learning and teaching.

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

Everything E-Learning

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.

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.

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. Ball, L., 2012). Mazer, Richard E.

Facebook as a Learning Platform

Tony Karrer

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.

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

Enterprise Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Do consumer social networking sites like Facebook have a place inside corporations? They found that 23% businesses block access to Facebook. One third view Facebook as a major source of lost productivity. Many others view Facebook as a security risk. On the other hand, Andrew McAfee of Harvard Business School writes about one company , Serena Software, that has chosen to make Facebook its company intranet site. Originally a custom e-learning content developer, Udutu has recently launched LMS functionality as a series of Facebook applications.

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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.

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. quick glance at someone’s LinkedIn page can provide insights into previous professional experiences, schooling and primary interests. We are becoming like curators in an art gallery.

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. Provide a step-by-step work-plan to show you how to integrate gamification into. Game-based learning is often used as a one- time event to provide insights and instruction in a formal learning setting, either online or. Most games provide. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? system.

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. Facebook vs. LinkedIn for Professional Social Networking. Fig 1: Facebook vs. LinkedIn vs. Monster Networks (Comscore March, 2011).

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. Facebook vs. LinkedIn for Professional Social Networking. Fig 1: Facebook vs. LinkedIn vs. Monster Networks (Comscore March, 2011).

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.

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

5 Unknown Ways You're Wasting Your Training Budget

Knowledge Retention Time Since Training 1 Hour 100% 30% 50% 10% 24 Hours 1 Week 10 Solution: Provide shorter training material with continual. help companies like Google and Facebook become leaders in their industry. WHITE PAPER 5 Unknown Ways. You’re Wasting Your. individual employees according to Bersin by Deloitte. When it comes to training budgets, leaders. So what’s the result?

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. 1. 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

Remember, adult learners need to know ”why.” (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.

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! .

Don’t give it to me unless I can customise it

Dont Waste Your Time

Over the festive break this year we’ll be doing this too as a present to our boys (aged 5 and 6), using Ikea Kallax shelving units as base and storage area under a bed, also providing a play space underneath for the kids. have also customised my own learning. I use my network ( PLN ) on social sharing platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. My first car was a 1993 Rover Mini Cooper 1.3i, in British Racing Green (obviously). bought the whole set of JCG brushed aluminium door furniture (window winders, door pulls, etc.) Months? Years?).

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.

Textbooks: paper or digital?

Dont Waste Your Time

The digital editions of textbooks currently available are little more than a PDF of the printed version, and for publishers that literally provide a PDF and call it an eBook. eBook App Digital Learning Digital Learnscape Dropbox eBooks eReader eTextbook Facebook Infographic Kindle LinkedIn MOOC Social Evolution Social Learning Twitter YouTube shame on you!

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook. Powered by Blogge

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. 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 Media for Staff: Legal Checklist

Dont Waste Your Time

This is a great reference guide, from JISC Legal,  for universities, colleges and learning providers to consider in relation to social media use by staff.  Social Network Facebook Google Guideline LinkedIn Social Media Twitter The aim of the checklist is to ensure risks are recognised and managed appropriately, while clarifying for staff what the boundaries are. socialmedia.

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.  Search engines, once the gatekeepers to the Web, are giving way to Facebook.  Hence the importance of Facebook and Twitter: people can passively wait for recommendations on what they need to know.  non-mobile and non-video usage) is shrinking.  And, frankly, they often don’t. 

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Book Review: “Using Social Media in the Classroom” #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

Billed as a book that provides “an overview of different types of digital technologies” it is more important to me and how I work that it also covers more contextual and “constructive guidance on how to safely and intelligently use them as tools for learning” All good stuff I hope you’ll agree. I’m a Learning Technologist. ” (p. 8).

Being active in many networks (@cristinacost)

Dont Waste Your Time

It’s important to choose the people you follow because they will be the ones providing critical content. eLearning Social Network Active Learner Facebook Google Learning Technology Personal Learning PLE PLN Social Evolution Social Learning Social Media Twitter ” But what was the question? Simple … when someone questions your activity on blogs, Twitter, Google+, etc.,

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

Student Perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

Perhaps it’s still too early to say whether an institutionally provided mobile learning infrastructure will appeal to students, or whether they will shun one in favour of the more open or public systems like Facebook , but the question still remains … “should we be designing our courses for a mobile-first approach?” Reference. Kinash, S., 2012). link].

Week 1: Induction #ocTEL

Dont Waste Your Time

Weekly emails, weekly webinars (including archived recording as well), and an email providing an overview to the week ahead. ” Part of the registration process was giving details of Twitter and blog accounts and the now accessible profile section on the ocTEL website allows you to add Google+, Facebook, and RSS links too. ocTEL (CC BY 2.0 UK ). So, we’re here! Thank you.

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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Reading: Digital Vertigo #digitalvertigo

Dont Waste Your Time

Even though I’m only a few chapters in to the book already I’m realising my over-reliance and over-bearing interest in putting my work and family life online (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.) is not necessary. Book Review eLearning cMOOC eBook eBooks EDCMOOC Facebook LinkedIn MOOC Pinterest Social Evolution Social Learning Social Media Social Network Twitter xMOOCagree.

Where would I be without Twitter?

Dont Waste Your Time

– please note I have linked to supportive stores associated with the trolling these athletes have endured to show the positive support the Internet can provide, my little way to counteract the negative). [Read this next bit as though it''s a well known Sinead O''Conner song]. It’s been 5 years, 30 days, and 53 minutes since my first tweet. Only had two avatars.

Do students understand their ‘digital footprint’ and how it can affect their employability?

Dont Waste Your Time

Whether their Facebook use is restricted to their home/private life wont matter too much if they complain or insult their manager, a client, or colleague. ” “I felt slightly alarmed after the lecture at the fact that this is an issue affecting much younger people than myself, it scares me sometimes when I see a friends little sister of the age of 10 on facebook!! Fingered!

Pinterest, what’s the fuss?

Dont Waste Your Time

The welcome email provides some helpful netiquette tips too, these being: Be Nice! Social Network Facebook Infographic Netiquette Pinterest Social Media Web 2.0 In the fast-paced world of Internet start-ups and social media companies Pinterest has been around for a couple of years already. But, what is Pinterest ? ” Does that make sense? Be Creative. Give Credit. Web 3.0

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.  Jay connects this to Cognitive Apprenticeship (my favorite model of learning), where the boss is modeling his thinking processes, and the employee can use that model as a guide to performance.  Modeled performance is one of the components.

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

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.

Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning

ZaidLearn

This presentation and site provides all the resources shared during the ' Social Media & Web 2.0 Site (Workshop) Contents RSS & Curation Blogging Twitter Facebook Wikis OER/OCW Other Tools WORKSHOP? Social_Media learning tools Curation Twitter PowerPoint #CCK11 IMU OER/FREE Facebook Learning Series Linkedin instructional design teaching and learningWELCOME!

Your organisations next Facebook policy

Stoatly Different

No exceptions. I’m getting increasingly frustrated by the attitudes of a wide-range of people when it comes to accessing websites like Facebook at work. Forgive me for incessantly saying Facebook – interchange it for your favourite social network if it makes you feel better – but it is the most popular. Currently, in order to get close to any of the benefits that a website like Facebook could provide your company, you first have to jump over all of the associated ‘risks’ that get thrown at you. If you’ve got Facebook open you’re not being utilised.

Enterprise Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Do consumer social networking sites like Facebook have a place inside corporations? They found that 23% businesses block access to Facebook. One third view Facebook as a major source of lost productivity. Many others view Facebook as a security risk. On the other hand, Andrew McAfee of Harvard Business School writes about one company , Serena Software, that has chosen to make Facebook its company intranet site. Originally a custom e-learning content developer, Udutu has recently launched LMS functionality as a series of Facebook applications.

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.

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