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The Web 3.0 Social Network

Learning with e's

hope you enjoy it. :-) For many people the Social Web is simply far too complex to organise. Many of us have unwanted or unused Facebook, Myspace, Flickr or Bebo accounts 'out there' that we haven't visited or done anything with for a very long time. They fail to make optimum use of their social network because they don't know enough about its potential.

Social Network = Social Class?

Kapp Notes

Anna Owens says "MySpace has one population, Facebook has another." Is your socio-economic status reflected in your favorite social networking software? Check out the full article Does your social class determine your online social network? And 37 percent of MySpace members earn less than $50,000 annually, compared with about 28 percent of Facebook users.

How to Train Corporate on Social Media: One Approach

Learning and Technology

Mashable has noticed an interesting approach to training employees on using social media. The company, Telstra has put together a guide to social media and posted it online. The use a comic book format to discuss Facebook and MySpace. Mashable has noticed an interesting approach to training employees on using social media. It is certainly worth a closer look.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals.

The Social Network Business Plan – Review

Learning and Working on the Web

The Social Network Business Plan: 18 strategies that will create great Wealth by David Silver. Silver even thinks that recommender communities will one day usurp MySpace, Facebook and other general communities. There is not much theory on groups or networks, but lots of anecdotes. He then goes on to explain several (18) models.

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment? Maybe this is partly design, but it's also how conversation, content spread across social networks.

Teens, Tweens and Social Networking

Kapp Notes

Chart shows percentage of teens and tweens and what social networking/Web 2.0 Among teens, that amounts to about 9 hours a week on social networking activities,compared to about 10 hours a week watching TV. Students report that one of the most common topics of conversation on the social networking scene is education. activities they do weekly online.

Social networking

Learnforever

There’s been an explosion of interest recently in social networking as it applies to learning and especially e-learning. Some HR managers have been getting worried about what people are talking about on their Facebook, MySpace, or Bebo sites. Hence the appearance of the pointless jargon “e-learning 2.0” and “learning 2.0”. There’s an ‘idiot’s guide’ here.

Web 3.0 Social Network

Learning with e's

For many people the Social Web is simply far too complex to organise. Many of us have unwanted or unused Facebook, Myspace, Flickr or Bebo accounts 'out there' that we haven't visited or done anything with for a very long time. They fail to make optimum use of their social network because they don't know enough about its potential. thing and simply don't get it.

Can your boss ask for access to your social media accounts? #SoMe

Dont Waste Your Time

There have been a few instances in the news recently where employers are asking for access to an employees social media account, specifically the password for a Facebook account. but there is absolutely nothing to prevent them from asking to peek at our social media accounts. Related posts: Policies for Staff use of Social Media and Social Networks. Image Source.

Ages: Social Networks

George Siemens

Ages of social network users reviews how the various social networks (Bebo, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, etc) break down in terms of age categories. Of the 19 services covered, the 35-44 age group is tops in 11.

TCC08: Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking

Experiencing eLearning

Developed a course on social networking for business. Use online library databases to research social networking. Provided a bunch of stats on social networking usage–I’m not taking notes on all that). Many businesses consider time on social networking sites wasted, but not all. Wachovia is testing social networking for sharing information and developing community within the community. Social networking is driven by the desire of people to “demonstrate themselves&#. Myspace. Premises.

The Potential of Enterprise Social Networking

Learning on the Leading Edge

Are social media and social networks destined to change life behind the firewall ? The consumer-focused social networking sites such as MySpace , Facebook , Twitter , Digg , and YouTube are exploding – and perhaps more importantly – as they become more ubiquitous, they are fundamentally resetting the expectations of how computers can support and augment person-to-person communication and collaboration. Avoid the temptation to implement social software tools simply for their own sake. Inside the walls of the corporate world? David.

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The Potential of Enterprise Social Networking

Learning on the Leading Edge

Are social media and social networks destined to change life behind the firewall ? The consumer-focused social networking sites such as MySpace , Facebook , Twitter , Digg , and YouTube are exploding – and perhaps more importantly – as they become more ubiquitous, they are fundamentally resetting the expectations of how computers can support and augment person-to-person communication and collaboration. Avoid the temptation to implement social software tools simply for their own sake. Inside the walls of the corporate world? David.

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Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

We are all very familiar with social networking platforms such as MySpace, Flikr, YouTube, Twitter, Bebo and Facebook. KM Asia: keynote on social computing - Dave Snowden of Cognitive Edge. Improved collective performance: Investing in Web 2.0 - Knowledge Board. They are almost household names. How does management respond to this? Informal learning - the next big thing?

2010: The year we fake contact

Learning with e's

Social networking tools create contacts. guess it's fine if you want to feel popular, but ultimately, I think it's all just a big fake having so many 'friends' on your social networking site. Tags: MySpace 2010 Plurk friending FaceBook Bebo Warning - This one is a bit of a rant. That's what they were designed to do. Just where do you draw the line? at the time.

How to Train Corporate on Social Media: One Approach

Learning and Technology

Mashable has noticed an interesting approach to training employees on using social media. The company, Telstra has put together a guide to social media and posted it online. The use a comic book format to discuss Facebook and MySpace. Mashable has noticed an interesting approach to training employees on using social media. It is certainly worth a closer look.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing. They are vital components of the web, and social media are important for education - because learning is essentially social and personal.

MOOC Major Players

LearnDash

The MOOC landscape is taking shape , and just like social networking sites before it, the major players are starting to emerge.  It’s still too early to tell which one of these will fall the way of MySpace, but as Facebook has pointed out, there is often very little room at the top. Given the shifting environment, it isn’t always clear what options are out there.

Objections to Social Learning

Dont Waste Your Time

One major objection that I hear academics repeat, when discussing the ‘new world’ of social media and/or social networks like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc, is “it’s a waste of time&#. Social Network Academia 2.0 If it isn’t an objection to the ‘intrusive’ or ‘disruptive’ manner that students will use the technology when most academics are used to the student being [.] Blogging Collaboration eLearning Facebook Twitter University 2.0 Web 2.0

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The book Digital habitats of Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith has been an input, as well as the blogpost by Christian Kreutz: a starter for development organisations engaging in online networks. Opening a group on an existing social network sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn. It feels like you are in the pub of this social network. Possibility 1.

What Millennials Want from Member Education

Association eLearning

At first, my computer only included educational games (my mom was a bit of a hippie and opposed the violent and competitive games my friends were playing).  I learned some basic html coding when I was just 11 years old because I constantly wanted to update the backgrounds on my NeoPets and MySpace profiles. assnchat. Association Chat (@assnchat) June 3, 2014. Visuals. Gamification.

Smaller Niches in Social Networking Support Micro-Learnings

Vignettes Learning

Ross Mayfield pointed out that " Widgets and ( Web Widget )are the battering rams that will fracture the sand castles of large social networks." A Flickr widget brings people together around an object. photo with a story attached can be more compelling to some than millions of MySpace pages plagued by bad design. I am curious as to how widgets can help our learning environment. Does anyone have a good example of how widgets can be used in learning? See an example of creating widgets.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

They also used Wikipedia (75 %) and YouTube or otehr social media sites (52 % ). Licklider of MIT has “Galactic Network” concept, a globally. Often seen as the first social networking site. 2003: Myspace launched. Generation (74 plus): 72 %, All online adults (18 plus): 87 %. Check out this brief history of online research * source: gradschoolhub.com. 1962: J.C.R.

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Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. The term “social learning” – along with “informal learning” – has been bandied about for a couple years. Social learning is focused on the learning that people do by interacting with each other online – the informal exchanges that happen in social networking sites, blogs, online discussion groups, etc. Think Wikipedia.).

Cyworld: Myspace, Flickr, Blogger, AIM, and SecondLife in ONE

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

It looks like the future of Social networking is going to come from Korea in the form of a tool called Cyworld. article : "Cyworld, for example, is a social network owned by a subsidiary of SK Telecom, the country's largest wireless provider. To an American eye, the Cyworld service looks like a mixture of some of the hottest US properties: it's MySpace meets Flickr and Blogger and AIM and Second Life. Cyworld has penetration rates that would make Rupert Murdoch, CEO of MySpace parent News Corp. O'Reilly has a long post referencing the Business2.0

Faceworking

Learning with e's

Should we try to use social networking services such as Facebook and Myspace as serious educational tools, or should they remain the domain of informal chat and backstage antics? Neil Selwyn and Lyndsay Grant are to be applauded for bringing together an excellent, very readable special issue of the journal which focuses on Learning and Social Software.

Shout Out: Abbey Stahl--All the Rage

Kapp Notes

However, one article caught my eye "MySpace, IM--why so addictive?" We spend a lot of time in the blogosphere talking about the future of learning, making predictions and lamenting formal instructional design but rarely is the voice of the "gamer generation" heard.the voice of the learners who will be demanding that we design instruction differently. Here is some of the article: Yes, these terms --Instant Messanger and Myspace--may seem foreign to your parents, but to us teenagers they're essential to keep up with the lastest ins and outs. By Teens! About Teens! telephone.

Part 2: Using Facebook as a learning platform (videos)

eFront

Social networking sites have educational benefits: University of Minnesota researcher Christine Greenhow breaks down how her research has found that social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace can have an impact for learning and educational growth for high school students. eLearning Learning Social Media Facebook History Class. 2.

New spaces, new pedagogies

Learning with e's

Here's the abstract for my keynote: New Spaces, New Pedagogies: Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Education A rapid emergence of social media – the so called ‘Web 2.0’ – has opened up new opportunities for participatory learning in all sectors of education. They can organise their own resources through free and easy to use tagging and social filtering tools.

Bad News for Social Learning

aLearning

A few months ago, Robert Half  Technology surveyed CIOs at for-profit companies about their social networking policies. Their results are not only striking, but essential for associations and non-profits to be aware of: 54% prohibit all social networking use. 10% permit permit any use of social networking. If you’re an association staffer planning to integrate social networking into your learning strategy, maybe you need to hold up at least long enough to find out what the policies are for your members. 19% permit business use only.

Micro-Worlds, Micro-life Learning: The Big Phenomenon, (But Small) Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

I keep on going back to the same thesis which I started studying a few years back: "all learnings are micro."(See" See" 3-Minutee-Learning "2006) I am beginning to see correlations and movements of events that lead me to conclude and see even clearer what Chris Anderson talks about in "The Long Tail" and applied in the learning world. What is intriguing to me is that we see them as big phenomenons, but in essence they are only huge phenomenons because they consist of micro-worlds that work well together. From a learning perspective, we can call this " Micro-life Learning."

Reading: “Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communications”

Dont Waste Your Time

“The Use of Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and. “Social media comprises of activities that involve socializing and networking online through words, pictures and videos. Social media is redefining how we relate to each other as humans and how we as humans relate to the organizations that serve us. Related posts: Policies for Staff use of Social Media and Social Networks. Can your boss ask for access to your social media accounts? Objections to Social Learning. by Rachel Reuben. Web 2.0

The future of eLearning, part 2

eFront

In this post we’ll be examining a few more eLearning trends that will play an important role, namely Instructor-Led Training (IDT) and social learning. Social learning. Social networking is not some new category of computer use that Facebook (or Friendster/MySpace/Twitter/etc) invented. Instructor-Led training. Virtual Reality and Wearables. Back to the present.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning?

Viva la difference

Learning with e's

Yesterday I blogged that there was little or no difference between FaceBook and MySpace, principally because I thought there was no difference between the social class profiles of users. Says the report, by Rory Cellan-Jones: 'There was also evidence that there is plenty of promiscuity amongst the social networkers - at least when it comes to visiting the various sites.

The future of eLearning, part 2

eFront

In this post we’ll be examining a few more eLearning trends that will play an important role, namely Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and social learning. Social learning. Social networking is not some new category of computer use that Facebook (or Friendster/MySpace/Twitter/etc) invented. Instructor-Led training. Virtual Reality and Wearables. Back to the present.