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Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. The article tells us that various players are adding social networking features to their sites: A broad array of online players, from major media companies like Viacom to e-commerce providers such as eBay, are adding networking features to their online destinations, letting users create detailed Web identities, connect with people over common interests, share content, and, above all, socialize. how is this new? sort of agree.

WordPress Plugin #2: Social Sharing with ShareThis

Dont Waste Your Time

There are many plugins available that can help with this, I’ve used some in the past but the one I’m currently ‘liking’ is ShareThis : “Increase your audience engagement with our innovative sharing tools … the plugin allows users to share your content through email and 50+ social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, and Pinterest.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. 2002) The Network Society. tools.

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An Exploration of Social Networking


These are Blogs, wikis and tagging with the emphasis on social bookmarking. learning network i am attempting to use the web 2.0 technology that fosters and encourages 'social networking'. Social Networking The most obvious examples of Social Networking sites are ' facebook ' and ' myspace ' and both are quite obviously about socializing.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. An Educator’s Professional Learning Network.

Selecting meaningful #socialmedia tools for a #MOOC or #PLN

Ignatia Webs

MOOC), or gearing up for a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the selection of meaning social media tools. In order to get an overview of the big families in social media, I started to make a list for my own comprehension and future selection. If you see that I have missed a group or set of social media tools, feel free to let me know. Social Media Tool Why use it + implementation Example with possible extra Idea and content sharing Microblogging Twitter allows the learner group to share short messages with one another, linking it to more content. Video (e.g.

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Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0 Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0

My Top 10 Learning Tools and Techniques

Learn and Lead

frequently use Flickr and LinkedIn search add ons installed on my Firefox. Social Networks – I use Facebook as my main social networking environment and it’s been great. It has been a great source for getting help from my social network. I am also beginning to utilize LinkedIn Answer, though the usage is still low. Social Bookmarking – I had on my list the last time, however I hardly use visit it to view other people’s bookmarks. Here are my top 10 tools for learning in Aug 2008.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

So too are our personal learning networks. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era. Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. This is where our personal learning networks (PLNs) become extremely valuable. tomspiglani n.

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Gmail Social bookmarking tool? Social bookmarking tool with collaborative learning features (groups, forums, etc.)? Connect with Ning Social Networking tool? Soshiku 3D online virtual world where I can socialize, connect and learn? SimCity Game to understand social studies better? ZaidLearns

sense-making with social media

Learning and Working on the Web

LinkedIn is a useful professional tool. As Donald notes, sharing and posting on social media are weaker forms of learning than longer form blogging can be. Using social media for learning requires an understanding of how each tool or platform can support your own sense-making. archive with Diigo social bookmarks. It means being social in our work. Imagery.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005! Theyre not; social networks consist of people who are connected by a shared object."

Social Bookmarking - Now, not Never! - NorthStarNerd.Org


NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Nerdcast - Take 02 | Main | 55 Ways to Have Fun With Google » January 26, 2007 Social Bookmarking - Now, not Never! tools, particularly "internal" social networking tools. Innovation!

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Social Bookmarking. The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network. LinkedIn.


Jay Cross

Keep me in touch with colleagues and associates in other companies, as on LinkedIn. Show me what others are interested in, as with social bookmarks like Diigo and Delicious. link to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share, members of your network. It’s a both a discipline and a living book. Conclusion.

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Social Bookmarking. Now or Never?? - NorthStarNerd.Org


Main | IBM DeveloperWorks Podcast Series » January 23, 2007 Social Bookmarking. Here are some reviews of social bookmarking services which may help you solve this dilemma. IT Redux: Bookmarks Roundup Just yesterday IBM announced a new entry into this field: Lotus Connections. If my ldap/ad profile shows *dynamic* information about my interests, tagging, bookmarking, etc. Bookmarking/tagging are ideal for this role. Social) bookmarking is as old as the browser itself. Now or Never?? The biggest complaint I hear in this arena.

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ZaidLearn LinkedIn. ( Social Bookmarking). Facebook (Social Networking Site). NLN (National Learning Network). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, October 31. Free Screencasting Tools For Tony! Free Screencasting Tools List (Updated) Tony Karrers blog "Toast! You name it, they record it!" ".Im Share in email, IM, or blogs.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform. Elgg is an aggregate of many social media technologies in one platform. Share this on Linkedin Tweet This!

What tools should we learn?

Learning and Working on the Web

Social Bookmarks. Perhaps the simplest way to start sharing organisational knowledge is with social bookmarks. Many people still have their list of Bookmarks/Favourites in their web browser, but when they’re not at their computer these links aren’t accessible. Enter the social bookmark. An example of an OS social bookmarking application is Ma.gnolia.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use social networking applications and services to build groups with a common interest or goal. Sharing knowledge and experience through informal networks is a motivating and natural way to learn. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

Through discussion boards, social media, virtual collaborations, and so on, learners develop their own personal learning networks that last long after the course is over. These networks, which may contain fellow learners, trainers, and even experts in the field, remain accessible via Twitter and other social networking sites and provide additional places employees can turn for answers to questions and solutions to problems. MOOCs are built on a philosophy of sharing, and by encouraging learners to create and share resources—via social bookmarking sites (e.g.,

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

Presentation to Research Working Group on Multigenerational Knowledge Transfer

Kapp Notes

Examples of Different Types of E-Learning Aggregator (here is an example of an RSS Aggregator) Training Blogs Three-Dimensional Worlds Second Life ProtoSphere Active Worlds There Social Networking LinkedIn MySpace Facebook Social Bookmarking Here are some links to blog postings I've done related to the topic and other related links. These postings and links support the presentation and provide additional information on the topic of "Tools for Transferring Know How."

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly.  Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious -  spelled often as Social Network Aggregator -    Netvibes. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz. Social Professional NetworksLinkedIn.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media.  Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct.

Sense-making with PKM

Learning and Working on the Web

People learn socially. Together, these processes look like this: These internal and external activities are a way of moving from implicit to explicit knowledge by observing, reflecting and then putting tentative thoughts out to our networks. Not only that, it may be our social responsibility to be contributors to our common knowledge. Social. Bookmarks. Social.

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media.  Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? IBM I only briefly mentioned how other organizations are adopting these tools in a big way - The Wall Street Journal - June 18 2007 - social networking at IBM 26,000 registered blogs. DogEar – Social Bookmarking BluePages - employee-controlled profiles of 400,000 employees Daily online newsletter called w3. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Provide the content.

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new course on education2.0 or eLearning 2.0

Ignatia Webs

What can you expect (from their own introduction): Sponsored by Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild, from September 29 through November 7, 2008, this network will be THE place for you to learn about Web 2.0 and how social media tools can be used by learning professionals. but Soulsoup twittered me on a course that will focus on Web2.0 tools for learning.

ZaidLearn: 75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course!


ZaidLearns Games Links OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free Learning Tools Printer-Friendly Version " Engage Me or Enrage Me " - Marc Prensky (2005) " Never play a video game thats trying to teach you something. " - Justin Peters (2007) Terms like educational games , game-based gaming , and social impact games dont sound too bad. LinkedIn.

Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective)

Tony Karrer

Traditional online community mechanisms (email lists, groups) are joined by a wide variety of publishing mechanisms (blogs, social bookmarking, wikis, flickr, etc.) This forms a big network of people linked first through content and eventually directly (in person or via social networking). Nancy raises the question of the fact that traditional online communities were bounded by the tool and the new big network is not contained within the tool. have met other people through LinkedIn and illumio by being on either side of requests. tools.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. According to a 2011 ASTD report , social media enables learning by providing platforms for people to exchange information, facilitating communication, personalizing the learning experience, and supporting informal learning.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Social Media. Social media technologies are exploding, providing an array of offerings for learning online. The prevalence of social networking, real-time search and discussion, and collaborative technologies increase the opportunities for informal and unstructured learning and can enhance structured learning strategies as well. Share this on Linkedin. Netbooks.