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Visions, values and video streaming

Learning with e's

The presentations will be live streamed to the web, so that you can also participate from wherever you are in the world. We will also be running a live two-hour Twitter backchannel using the hashtag #EEES613. EEES613 education learning live streaming philosophy politics practice school society theories Twitter values video visionsThere are two ways you can join in.

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. It’s something that can also work for live courses in a hybrid learning scenario: Purdue University, for example, has been experimenting with an app that allows students to “backchannel” during class through Facebook and Twitter. The post Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning appeared first on eFront Blog.

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

OpenSesame

There has been a lot of buzz within and outside of the tech community about live streaming. 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. What does this mean for existing streaming apps? Celebrity Involvement.

Twitter: Le triple filtre

Learning with e's

I've been discussing the merits of Twitter as a professional social network recently in conversation with colleagues. One of the regular objections to using Twitter professionally is that there is too great a noise-to-signal ratio. But they should also realise that Twitter can actually save them time if used in an appropriate manner. Happy Twittering! don't blame them.

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub. Through twitter search you can see the various conversations going on. Great use of the Twitter stream!

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Learning with 'e's: Teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

Most would agree that Twitter was one of the social networking phenomena of 2008, and has enjoyed exponential growth in popularity. Ever since I first began to use Twitter I have been thinking about how to harness the potential of microblogging for the benefits of my own students, and have tried out several ideas to exploit it already. microblogging aggregators Twitter Web 2.0

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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. She states in the article, Facebook 'enhances intelligence' but Twitter 'diminishes it', claims psychologist The ''instant'' nature of texting, Twitter and YouTube was not healthy for working memory. ''On Twitter you receive an endless stream of information, but it's also very succinct,'' said Dr Alloway. ''You don't have to process that information.

Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions

Visual Lounge

We are going to be streaming the events of the main session room during the conference. We’ll be streaming at the following times: Friday, August 3: ~8 PM to 9:30 PM — Welcome and Session Planning. Refresh this blog post to see the live video stream and chat! The Twitter hashtag is #screencastcamp. So you can’t make it to Screencast Camp?

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L&D Talk: Gartners Emerging Tech Hype Curve, LMS Platforms, The Changing L&D Industry

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Keep this conversation going on LinkedIn: Also chime in with your 140 characters of comments on Twitter! edtech Gartner Emerging Trends Hype Cycle LDTalk Learning and Development Industry Learning Management Systems Streaming Video TLDC16We also discuss LMS markets, trends, and issues. L&D Talk is every day 8am.

I Don’t Care What You Had For Lunch: Finding Professional Value in Twitter

Social Learning

Of course, Twitter was on the list of tools we were nudged to start using on a regular basis. In my mind, at the time, I considered Twitter to be for celebrities to keep fans up to date with their most recent apologies (who cares?) To say I had some a-ha moments in regards to Twitter that week would be an understatement. More like choirs of angels sang.

In defense of the stream.

Mark Oehlert

To begin with the ironic - I follow Sameer on Twitter and value that information but yes, I could live without his tweets :-) I could also live without knowing when each and every one of colleagues has a birthday but there is value there though in terms of providing context about the people you work with. I''ll try to focus on the stream though. . I don''t think the manner in which the information coming to you is actually very new. My Inbox can be a stream - at times its been a river, or a firehose. So why do I like the activity stream better?

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Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

Chances are, someone has told you how you should or should not be using Twitter recently. Did you know that Twitter chats are a fantastic way to share informal knowledge and spark conversation within  your field or even inside your organization? For the past month, Bottom-Line Performance has been hosting Thursday Tech Talk , a weekly chat on Twitter. You can follow along and even join in by following @BLPIndy  on Twitter to see the upcoming articles and saving the #TalkTech hashtag as a search. This is all possible. TalkTech has been much more successful thus far.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning. However, from a social-constructist view you might see a twitter network building relations. In that case twitter is very important. Within this thought stream twitter is more interesting.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

What should I be doing on Twitter? Here are 5 practical tips for the professional just looking to get started on Twitter. 1. Filter the noise: Twitter becomes useful when you start filtering! have created lists for eLearning, Social Media, Technologists, and even friends for my own Twitter account. How can ebooks, the iPad, and social media shape the future of learning?

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Hi Ed, could you please provide me with a link to his Twitter account? During the last 2 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from this community of practice.

Opening Pandora's box

Learning with e's

Those of us who frequently present at conferences also expose ourselves to live video streaming for hidden audiences worldwide. I'm very comfortable with being recorded, live streamed, tweeted and even live blogged if it will improve students' chances and enrich their learning. video education teaching lecture capture learning Twitter live streaming live blogging

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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

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! Searching within twitter (for example) using the hashtag produces results that helps us spot all sorts of patterns in what otherwise would be overwhelming noise.

Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Twitter’s all the rage. But many people really don’t know much about it or don’t do much with it. I’ll have to admit, I have mixed feelings about Twitter (and much of the other social media). For example, the Articulate twitter page is a good resource for Articulate users since it provides news, tutorials, and links to helpful tips and tricks. And Twitter is great for that.

Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

Six years have passed since I joined Twitter in 2008, when twitter was in its infancy, and I was clueless about its use. stumbled across twitter quite by accident or should I say serendipity. Needless to say when I found the same person on Twitter, I was part excited and part overawed. PLN social media Twitter lurked and waited. observed the interactions.

Video streaming brings events to a much wider audience

Clive on Learning

But much more noteworthy was the virtual attendance of thousands of additional interested parties courtesy of the video streaming facility which the organisers provided. According to Learning Pool Director Mary McKenna, this was the result of only a few days campaigning on Twitter. If the eLN was to provide a video stream and then archive the recordings it would, like Learning Pool, reach a much greater audience and much more effectively leverage the effort put in by organisers and speakers. In the case of the eLN, it is the cost of providing the video streaming.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. For example, my FriendFeed pages show activity from this blog, the Internet Time Blog, my Flickr account, bookmarks I put on Delicious, and my entries from Twitter. Activity stream aggregators typically republish activities in reverse chronological order, independent of type of activity.

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, invest two and a half minutes of your time here: If that’s not enough, here’s Twitter founder Jack Dorsey explaining how people and organizations are using Twitter. month ago Marcia Conner asked me, “What’s it going to take to get you onto Twitter?&# corporate Twitter network could overcome some of these difficulties. For one thing, Twitter grows a self-organizing social network. Twitter operates in real time.

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How to Learn from a Conference You Aren’t Attending

Mindflash

For me, the best tool for extracting learning from a conference remotely is Twitter. If you’re an active user of Twitter you may be familiar with the concept of a backchannel. The backchannel consists of Twitter users that are actively posting tweets during an event. Viewing the Live Tweet Stream. Don’t have time or patience to review a tweet stream?

The world is your classroom

Learning with e's

This morning I happened to stumble upon an interesting Twitter stream hashtag - #qaz11 - which I quickly realised was being generated by a group of students in the care of my old friend Jose Luis Garcia (well worth following him on Twitter: @JL3001, over at the University of Cantabria in Spain. Teaching with Twitter Jose Luis Garcia University of Cantabria social media

Open door classrooms

Learning with e's

The next step would be to enable live web streaming, dynamic social networking and Twitter backchannels to operate while classroom sessions are in progress. with the advent of personal handheld devices, how long will it be before classroom learning is streamed out into the world regularly? video conference webstreaming education 3D Virtual Learning Twitter backchannels

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Flipboard is a mobile app that creates a magazine like interface on several streams. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. We now use Facebook more for announcements and things like that. I use twitter to announce things (posts, news and share interesting articles that I find). Maybe I use too many of them.

All The World's A-Twitter

Learning Visions

I've succumbed to Twitter. That sort of freaked me out and I momentarily panicked -- how do I reply back and just how did they find me so fast? (oh, yeah, I decided to "follow them" and they got an email from Twitter). Sue Waters sent me off to a great post she'd written on getting started with Twitter. Like Tracy Hamilton , I'm enjoying the endless thought streams. And while I'm having fun hearing the stream of people's activities and thoughts ("ambient intimacy"), but is that all there is to it? I'm cammybean on Twitter So Wednesday, I signed up.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Early Electronic Performance Support Systems and intranets were the predecessors of modern help systems such as Lynda.com, YouTube, Wikipedia, or Google as well as collaboration, information sharing, and communication tools such as SharePoint, Slack, Basecamp, and Skype plus networking tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter. Interactive video laser disks. Mobile.

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Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Presentation Mastery: Twitter as a Presentation Resource There are lots of good suggestions in these, but they don't really address the issue of how to present when the audience may be splitting their chat between the webinar tool and twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying? expect twitter users to have a few updates and I certainly like when they tweet while they are listening to a presentation.

Teach less, learn more

Learning with e's

Or perhaps the presence of the Twitter screens showing #pelc11 tweets live as they happened, or possibly the live streaming of some of the key sessions (219 people were watching Teachmeet from outside the conference at one point) served to create the connections people needed to be able to enjoy the event in a new dimension. For me, No. 6 has been the best of the series so far.

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See You at TechKnowledge 2012

E-learning Uncovered

The planning committee conceived TechKafe as a place for people to meet and continue the conversations that started in sessions, TK Chats, or the expo hall… and possibly even draw others into the conversations via Twitter.  The idea is pretty simple: between sessions or when you’re just looking for some downtime without checking out entirely, you can use TechKafe as a physical place and Twitter as a virtual place to find others who want to talk about the same things you’re interested in. As part of this year’s conference planning team, I’m moderating a couple of TK Chats.

Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

Visual Lounge

Leave a comment on this post or find us on Twitter , Facebook , or our new Q&A forum. Photo credit: AdamKR. As you may know, the world of online video is going through some upheaval right now with at least two competing views of how embedded video should be delivered. And mobile video is at the center of the fracas. Not without options, fortunately. pack your pioneer spirit. :-).

Serendipity and Reflection on Games and Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Cruising the twitter streams this morning I noticed this tweet retweeted by +Koreen Pagano. All I can think to say is thank you, thank you, thank you. link] — Brenda Romero (@br) January 27, 2015 A quick click on the link brought me to an article in the webzine Gamasutra. Brenda is the winner of the Ambassadors Award as part of this years Game Developers Choice Awards.