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Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

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)? The post Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning appeared first on eFront Blog.

What Can eLearning Learn from Facebook?

eLearning Brothers

In February 2016, Facebook celebrated its 12 th birthday. According to data released by Facebook, at the end of December 2015, there were 1.59 billion monthly Facebook users. If you look at how Facebook has grown, matured, and become part of our daily (if not hourly) life, there are tips, tricks, and insights that designers of eLearning can glean from Facebook’s success.

'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. Day two will be dedicated to exploring Twitter basics and apps for learning and teaching. Twitter workshop OER/FRE

If Facebook was a country …

Dont Waste Your Time

If Facebook was a country … yeah, but it isn’t. Liking Facebook (a global network) to the population of a single country is inaccurate. billion, and Facebook reportedly at 1.39 And this is really what it is – Facebook is not a country, it is a government, of sorts. Related posts: Infographic: Does Facebook make you a better student? billion.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

This all sounds great, but what is social learning and is it reliant on Facebook. or Twitter? Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. busy trainers? goals.

Can Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin GET YOU A JOB?

ZaidLearn

Though, social media tools like Facebook , Twitter and Linkedin can make yourself (resume) more visible and attractive to job hunters out there, and increasingly they are using such tools to discover the real (virtual) you. THINK TWICE before Facebooking, Tweeting and Linkedining anything that you would not want your parents to know. Though, social media tools like Facebook , Twitter and Linkedin will make you more visible out there, and empower you with new ways to engage with job hunters, and possibly get you a job interview. Created by: MBA Online A BIG NO!

Facebook--Good for Your Memory: Twitter--Not So Much

Kapp Notes

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. Facebook requires you to keep track of past actions and then plan future actions, which stretches the working memory. Check out Twictionary for more great Twitter Jargon. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Bad news for all you Twanker's in a Twance.*

Where would I be without Twitter?

Dont Waste Your Time

And some are just banal observations for no other reason than Twitter was available and somewhere I can put a random thought, observation, rant, or other piece of useless information. . Been on Twitter longer than 99.5% of all Twitter users, but only 64% of the time since Twitter first launched. But what has Twitter done for me? Twitter in Education.

Using Facebook for ELearning

LearnDash

Today we have a large variety of tools available to us for social learning, the most notable being front-runners Facebook and Twitter. There have been many suggestions on how to use twitter to supplement learning , but less has been written about Facebook supplementing learning efforts – which begs the question: can Facebook be a tool for elearning?

Top Educators in Malaysia on Twitter!

ZaidLearn

Using Twitter , too? Account created using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+ login. Add your Twitter ID URL Click ''Enter link'', add URL and then Click ''Go!''. It will then automatically add your picture and Twitter data, which you can update again if needed. You will not be added to the (moderated) list until you have a Twitter ID. WHY TWITTER?

What Facebook knows about you (and me?)

Dont Waste Your Time

This was posted in November 2011 so I’m sure there are updates on Max’s legal battle with Facebook – head on over to [link] for more details. YouTube: What Facebook knows about you. Related posts: Facebook tips for Educators. Twitter & Facebook use by Russell Group Universities. Video Facebook Smart Data Social Media Social Network YouTube

Why Twitter is so powerful

Learning with e's

Those who get Twitter and those who don't. OK, I'm joking, but Twitter does seem to divide people. Well, anyone who uses Twitter on a regular basis will tell you that the power of the tool is not so much in its content, but in its ability to connect you to other people. Twitter quite simply connects you with people who are interesting, informative or humourous. You too?

Learning and teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

I have presented a few workshops now on how to use Twitter as a learning and teaching tool. One of my most viewed blog posts was entitled Teaching with Twitter so there is a lot of interest in the topic - how can we harness the potential of this tool in a teaching and learning context? Another question relates to something I posted recently about why Twitter is so powerful.

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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources. Now What?

Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with e's

Social media sites such as Twitter span huge distances to connect people around the world. 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. One of the key findings of the research is that Twitter is transforming our conceptions of communication at a global level.

Most Employers Check Facebook, Twitter of Job Applicants

CLO Magazine

Sixty four percent of bosses admit to searching Facebook or Twitter to check the suitability of potential employees, according to new research by Peninsula Business Services, an employment law consultancy. In a survey of 3,522 employers Peninsula found 64 percent of bosses checked personally or asked a fellow worker to check the suitability of a candidate using Facebook or Twitter. Most employers check social media during the recruitment process and a little under half report it as a factor in hiring, a new survey shows. London — Oct.

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. assigned a hotkey so I know when I press CTRL + T I’m going to get a capture box exactly the size needed for a Twitter share image! Content creation. How-tos.

Using Twitter For Social Learning

LearnDash

While there are many tools available today that are conducive to social learning, usually the first ones that come to people’s minds are Facebook and Twitter given their mainstream influence in social media. But can Twitter  really be used for social learning? There are a variety of ways that Twitter can be used in an educational setting. ed tech

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

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!

Twitter Tips we should all know, and care, about #edchat

Dont Waste Your Time

I use Twitter a lot. Someone coming to Twitter now, all fresh and eager to get stuck in, might find it hard to find their own voice in the noise that the rest of us are making. Related posts: Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators. RT @betchaboy: Twitter is Messy #eLearning. Adding Facebook and Twitter to student participation. Would you follow you?

My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

Calling the customer service line and the store where she bought the table didn’t get her anywhere. A few weeks later, she posted photos of the tabletop explosion on Pottery Barn’s Facebook fan page. Calling both the customer service line and the store where she bought the table didn’t get her anywhere, but complaining on Facebook did. looked up ANZ Bank on Twitter, but I couldn’t find it. So I googled “ANZ Twitter&# and stumbled upon Did ANZ open a new branch and forget to staff it? In the meantime, I feel sorry for my Twitter hero.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: How might real life training exercises like Facebook’s “hackathon” be applied to other industries? October was CyberSecurity awareness week, and Facebook was not pulling any punches. In order to teach employees about the dangers of security breaches, Facebook launched a series of security threats and fake phishing sites to see how employees would respond.

Don’t use Facebook for teaching your class – use Edmodo!

eLearning Acupuncture

If you are like me, you probably had not heard about Edmodo until right now. I had never heard of it until it flew across my twitter stream in a posting from a colleague. Its safe and easy Facebook-like interface allows the class to collaborate, connect, share content, access homework, etc. There has been a lot of controversy about the appropriateness of teachers 'friending' their students on Facebook. social networking class facebookSo what is it? It’s a web-based social network space for teachers and students. It’s free for both students and teachers.

WordPress Plugin #7: Twitter Card

Dont Waste Your Time

If, like me, you use Twitter a lot, and have something like WordTwit installed (tweet your new blog post when you publish it) then you’ll also want to explore the new world of Twitter Cards. Thanks What is it … well, Twitter Cards: “make it possible for you to attach media experiences to Tweets that link to your content. ” [emphasis is mine]. Simple!

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. Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. What do we exhibit? Set goals.

Using Twitter to Transform the Classroom!

ZaidLearn

"Whereas people might spend a long time composing a comment to a blog post or engage in lengthy, in - depth conversation on a discussion board, Twitter invites more in - the - moment interactions. To find out more about Jane Bozarth 's latest book, visit the Social Media for Trainers Facebook page and/or follow Twitter on @SoMe4Trainers. Right? Are you ready? THANK YOU! paper.li

The Internet (in real-time) Infographic

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Social Network Educational Technology Facebook Infographic Learning Technology Pinterest Social Evolution Social Learning Social Media Twitter Video YouTube We all love infographics (well, I do. Well, decent ones anyway) which is why this one is really interesting. build over the time it takes you to view the details of the infographic. Social Media in Universities (Infographic).

12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom

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Use Facebook to get feedback for your students’ online science fair projects. Create Twitter accounts for a special interest projects. Social Network Blog Blogging Digital Learning Distance Learning EdTech eLearning Facebook Learning Objects Learning Technologist Learning Technology mLearning Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Media Technology Tweet Twitter

How to focus in the age of distraction

Dont Waste Your Time

Close Twitter and Google+ so it doesn’t distract me with ‘updates’ or ‘new post’ messages. Social Network Digital Detox Distance Learning eBook eBooks Email Facebook Google Mind Map Online Course Social Evolution Social Learning Social Media Twitter So many of us are connected and/or using our connected devices regularly. ” at me.

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Facebook’s New Streaming Service: What You Need to Know

OpenSesame

From Snapchat’s debut in 2011 to Twitter’s ugly war with Meerkat and its later acquisition of the streaming service, Periscope , Facebook is now tentatively entering the live streaming market. In early August, Facebook announced its release of a live streaming feature, Live , similar to Twitter’s Periscope and Snapchat’s Snapchat Live and Snapchat Story. Left business

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. Each time you use the Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube button, you're prompted to add a description, message, or other necessaries. Win output.

Twitter: it's still about the connections

Learning with e's

The current consensus is that Twitter is for oldies, and that younger people (particularly those under 30) don't tend to use it. Whilst we must avoid sweeping statements, and accept that some young people do actually use Twitter on a regular basis, some recent polls such as the Pearson and Babson Survey have suggested that only 2% of teachers have used it to communicate with their students.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives.  Twitter gets a bad rap. 

Twitter reflections – a year later

Spark Your Interest

It was about a year ago that I started seriously using Twitter.  At first it made me feel dumb and as I’m hanging out with HR folks at the BCHRMA conference , tweeting it up, I am hearing people who were in the same place that I was at first. Well, after a year of solid Twitter use, here’s what I’ve noticed: To get professional value from Twitter, you have to follow people who tweet good stuff, it ain’t about friends, which is something that you have to get over.  It is the opposite of Facebook, but people lump them together as “social networking&#.

Maybe digital isn’t all it’s cracked up to be?

Dont Waste Your Time

Hell, even a message home to say I’ll be late will be a Facebook message instead of a phone call! eLearning Blended Learning Digital Culture Digital Learning Digital Pedagogue eBook eBooks EdTech EdTechBook Education Technology Educational Technology Facebook iPad iPod Learning Technology Pedagogy Social Learning Social Media Social Network Twitter So much of what I do these days, and what I produce, is digital. Tweets, status updates, audio & video files, documents, reports, etc. Less Last week, for the first time in 20 years, I bought a vinyl LP.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

This weekend there was a twitter conversation. Now, this tweet was asking specifically about the speakers being on twitter and no, you do not have to be on twitter (or any other platform) to function at your job. Join twitter (or make better use of it). There is a lot of information flowing through twitter at any given time by any number of people. Walk the talk