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How I use social media professionally

Challenge to Learn

Recently a company ask me to to give them an introduction in the usage of social media, by explaining to them how I use it. I actively started using LinkedIn (my first social media site) in 2004. Corporate social networks e-Learning linkedin Social networks

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. Sorry I got carried away a bit there :P You can also integrate other social networking API's such as Twitter.

How Taking Baby Steps Can Lead to Giant Success in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Topics this issue: 1. Taking baby steps to achieve giant success in elearning 2. Featured slideshow: "Readiness to Study" 3. The Blended e-Learning Workshop: Your first step to elearning success 1.

Creative Interactive Ideas

Take an e-Learning Break

We are working with clients using social media like blogs, wikis, podcasts, virtual worlds, and social networking. A fresh approach to e-learning E-learning is a great way to train employees, inform customers about new products and services, or demonstrate new software or other types of technology. If done properly, e-learning can be an exciting and engaging way to provide an interactive experience to customers, students, or users.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

in 1999, followed by Tim O'Reilly in 2004, and then the 2006 Time magazine article Person of the Year - "You". are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. Social networking is a crazy buzz word right now. Twitter , a micro-blogging and status update technology, is one of among many ways that web users are using social technology to share information. Tags: Wiki Social Network Twitter Web 2.0

Human 2.0

Learning with e's

Donna Haraway (2004) makes a point of singling out Rachel - a replicant character in the sci-fi movie Bladerunner - as 'the image of a cyborg culture's fear, love, and confusion.' He sees Facebook and other social networks undermining and devaluing friendships. Post human.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge.

Stuart Crabb of Facebook #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

What does it mean to be social? We’ve been doing social networking for millions of years. (He’s 1970 Marshall McLuhan ‘the medium is the message’ 1995 The Internet 2004 Facebook and the social graph – the social layer of the internet which allows people to connect and share. YOU are the censor of your own social graph. You are at the heart, the center of your social graph. Communities of practice – built on authenticity, social by design.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

SCORM 2004. Integration with Social Media. The use of social media for various purposes is steadily on the rise; its use for learning is no exception. The users of rapid authoring tools wanted features that help integrate social networking services such as: Facebook.

The Six Deadly Sins of Training

Big Dog, Little Dog

Use elearning or social learning if: close supervision is not required. While there are dozens of ways to lessen the positive impact of training, these six failures are often the worst offenders.

My 1-liners from ElNet 2011

E-Learning Provocateur

Ruth McElhone assigns points to her students for their contributions to an internal social media platform, and they require 1000 points to pass the course. conference 1-liners e-learning E-learning Network of Australasia ElNet Workplace E-learning Congress

10Q: Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Learning with e's

Just look at her profile: She is a teacher trainer, author, and international speaker, is the host of American TESOL’s Free Friday Webinars and the Social Media Community Manager for The Consultants-E. What does social media mean to you?

Where Social Learning got its start: An interview with Dave Tosh

The Learning Circuits

For those that haven't, Elgg is an open-source engine that allows you to create your own Social Network. Founded in 2004 by Dave Tosh and Ben Werdmuller, Elgg was often pitched as a Social Network for education - perhaps the first foray into the world of 'online' Social Learning, some time before the phrase entered popular parlance. Dave Tosh: I can't remember anyone talking about social learning back in 2004 when Elgg started.

Free thinking

Learning with e's

He got into trouble while at Harvard and ever since, he has led an edgy existence at the vanguard of a movement which has fractured many of the social conventions that existed prior to the advent of online social networking.

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Slow Learning – #change11

Clark Quinn

Would it look like an LMS over here, training away over there, job aids scattered across portals, and social networks hierarchically structured or completely banned? It talks about modeling, scaffolding and release, naturally incorporating social and meaningful activity into the learning process. 2004). design meta-learning mobile social strategyThis is a longer post launching my week in the #change11 MOOC (Massively Open Online Course). .

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work.

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SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. 2004).

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Social Learning

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related).

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

I Came, I Saw, I Learned by Kevin Siegel The content focuses on eLearning, mLearning, social media, and how-to articles for Captivate, Camtasia, FrameMaker, Acrobat, RoboHelp and PowerPoint. E-Learning Queen by Susan Smith Nash E-Learning Queen focuses on distance training and education, from instructional design to e-learning and mobile solutions, and pays attention to psychological, social, and cultural factors.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. The network era now replacing the industrial age holds great promise. Increase in Network Size.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool. API capability, so courses can be deployed into social media sites that accept APIs, Facebook is one, there are others out there. In social networking alone, over 385 sites. and your LMS is SCORM 2004, it will work, since SCORM 2004 is backward compatible.

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The Informal Learning Bubble: Will it Burst?

Bottom-Line Performance

” (See Marcia Connor’s 2004 article on Informal Learning to see the research on this.) This intentional learning is going to come from blogs, social networks, project opportunities at work, and interactive opportunities (i.e. networks as a means to facilitate it?

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. 2004: Facebook launched.

Networked noughties 2003-2005

Learning with e's

The launch of one of the first social networking services Friends Reunited in 2000 paved the ways for a welter of new social networking tools which would revolutionise the way people connected, communicated and shared.

eLearning Thought Leaders: Eric Bort of Clearly Trained

eLearning Weekly

That’s probably going to be interesting though these days — someone not into social networking, email at nights, smart phones or touching a computer over the weekend. What Can You Learn from This Guy?

Meme: Passion Quilt

Learning with e's

I have to tag it 'Meme: Passion Quilt' and post it on a blog, Flickr, FaceBook or some other social networking tool with a brief commentary of why it is a passion for me. So, above is my picture taken from a tour of South African township schools in 2004. Right.

SCORM Cloud

eLearning 24-7

Ability to take SCORM compliant courses, including SCORM 2004 from a portal, online learning community, social learning platform or solution, a group, whatever. Can test your course content to verify that it is SCORM 2004 compliant (TEST). SCORM Cloud offers a module which can installs in less than 10 minutes and enables SCORM 2004 compliant courses to work in Moodle. Think social media. Any social networking site?

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. ″ was coined in 2004. Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Social Media – Followed by an example. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. That observation is from 2004. Here’s a mid-2003 article from an internal newsletter from Deloitte: Social Software: Get Affiliated.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

The Nintendo DS (Dual Screen) appeared in 2004 and was one of the first handheld games consoles with a built in microphone and wireless connectivity. Seriously, social networking has blurred the boundaries between public and private, business and leisure, even good and bad taste.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

When you look at the keywords on the left you see things like: Social Learning (356) Social Media (411) Twitter (725) Google Wave (22) Camtasia (76) Adobe Captivate (71) Social Network (460) Now, the content set in this case are highly skewed towards innovators as compared to the topic sets being used by my past analysis (training conferences). I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

Multi Generational Learning in the Workplace

Learning Visions

Debard (2004) Values of various generations from multiple sources that has implications from learning). After school was all about socialization. The Connected Worker 21st century knowledge worker/learner "I'm only as good as my network." use these tools for social -- they don't have these in their learning toolkit. My notes may be spotty here.eating and twittering. Brandon Hall: Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace webinar with Janet Clarey.

Wise crowds and stupid mobs

Learning with e's

and social networking tools, and specifically, the wisdom of crowds, as we have long understood, defines why web services such as Wikipedia and Google Search have become to popular and accurate over the last few years.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.