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. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

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.

Trending Sources

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?

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The art of Twitter

Learning with e's

Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. All I need to know about Twitter I learned at kindergarten View more presentations from Steve Wheeler.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Ways to Tell a Story (Alan Levine) - ZaidLearn , December 16, 2007 The power of Voice in online classrooms - eLearning Acupuncture , May 31, 2010 The Secret Recipe to Delivering World Class Lectures - ZaidLearn , August 29, 2009 E-teaching personality is good for e-learning - Electronic Papyrus , January 5, 2010 Online Discussions Face-to-Face Versus Threaded Discussions: The Role of Time and Higher Order Thinking Dr. Katrina A.

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More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

In January 2010, over 75,000,000 people visited Twitter.com representing 1,100% growth over January 2009. Twitter Statistics: The Full Picture. The average Twitter user has 27 followers, down from 42 followers in August 2009. RJMetrics: New Data on Twitter's Users and Engagement.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Strategy Strategies for learning and performance support: a summary Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No? I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. Twitter launched in 2006.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. We have pulled these up based on social signals (views, comments, twitter and more). Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey.

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. November 28, 2010 6:40 AM Ed said. November 30, 2010 12:35 AM RJ Jacquez said.

The 4 lessons Kid Fury teaches us

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I read about the Twitter misadventure at H&R Block whereby a call centre employee assuming the name “Kid Fury&# urged all his followers to phone in and ask for him. Twitter engagement kid fury

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

Both have the ability to experience the same event through Twitter feeds and streaming video. Virtual immersive environments come in all shapes and sizes even though many people tend to only think of Second Life when they think of virtual worlds.

Why we need conferences

Clive on Learning

But having spent some time now immersed in The Power of Pull by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison (2010), I'm convinced that conferences will have an important role to play for years to come. But however many blogs we subscribe to or Twitter feeds we follow, we're always in danger of playing safe, sticking with the people we already know all about.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

More here - [link] November 1, 2010 11:33 AM Meri said. Would love to hear your feedback: [link] November 1, 2010 1:05 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 2, 2010 2:30 AM Meri said. November 2, 2010 11:52 AM Meri said.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. It was definitely helpful to spend time going through Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: free e-learning , free e-learning books , free e-learning digital books , free e-learning ebooks , free elearning books , free elearning digital books Reactions: 19comments: Carol said. November 16, 2010 6:10 AM Miriam said.

Virtual Book Club forming for "Learning in 3D" #3dbookclub

Kapp Notes

So, on Twitter, tweenid started a hastag with #3dbookclub which Tony and I totally endorse and encourage everyone to join and contribute. The timing of tweenid is perfect as @mimimuircastle was asking Twitter-folk about the book, who has read it and if it would be valuable to help create a class in a virtual immersive environment. Yesterday, Tony and I provided a webinar for Training Magazine Networ k and had a great time.

Learning in 3D Week 4 Stops for Blog Book Tour

Kapp Notes

Also, follow the tour on Twitter with hashtag #lrn3d. The event is Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:30 to 1:30 pm ET Register HERE! Here are the great stops for week 4 of the blog book tour. And, join us on Facebook at the Learning in 3D page. Tour Stops Day Sixteen 02/01/10 Gordon Snyder's blog Information & Communications Technology Blog Day Seventeen 02/02/10 Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem Day Eighteen 02/03/10 Bart Pursel at Virtual Learning Worlds.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. So grab a copy, jump into the social media surrounding the book launch (Facebook, blog book tour, Twitter) and learn first hand about social media for trainers. Follow "Social Media for Trainers" on the book's Facebook page and on on Twitter @SoMe4Trainers (use #SoMe4Trainers).

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. So grab a copy, jump into the social media surrounding the book launch (Facebook, blog book tour, Twitter) and learn first hand about social media for trainers. Also, follow "Social Media for Trainers" on the book's Facebook page and on on Twitter @SoMe4Trainers (use #SoMe4Trainers).

Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter

Jane Hart

In preparation for a short, Twitter event (#t4sl) I am involved in this afternoon, I’ve updated my (2010) presentation: Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter. View the story "Twitter for Social Learning" on Storify]. Here’s a Storify of our live chat. Social learning

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Learn through Twitter. You can search directly on Twitter, but they say the results are less than stellar. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school.

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

" You can follow AJ on Twitter at [link]. by AJ George I've previously written about how to effectively use fonts to convey ideas and emotions in your eLearning courses. Effective use of color is equally important and is often overlooked and under utilized.

Web 3.0 and onwards

Learning with e's

Tracking back I could see that many people had discovered the presentation and had deemed it worthy enough to embed within their own websites and blogs, and that many more had commented on Twitter and elsewhere. Twitter Event AmplificationWeb 3.0: The way forward?

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

This is great, thanks heaps for sharing it :) October 25, 2010 2:08 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, Christopher Pappas October 26, 2010 12:47 AM Neil Prior said. Cheers N October 26, 2010 4:34 AM Christoforos Online said.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

Today while checking my twitter feed I discovered Frash which runs Flash content on iPad/iPhone in a Safari browser. About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript.

Captivate Twitter Widget- download it now on Captivate Exchange!

Adobe Captivate

The Captivate twitter widget is now live on Captivate exchange ! You can see a quick demo of the twitter widget in a previous post here: [link]. The demo shows how an eLearning course has been integrated with Twitter to enable collaborative learning.

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part II

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

" You can follow AJ on Twitter at [link]. by AJ George.   Last week I went over how colors affect mood and how implementing certain color stories into your learning courses can encourage (or discourage) participation. This week I am going to shift away from how color affects mood and focus on how color affects retention and learning. How Color Affects Learning Studies have shown that the use of color can greatly impact learning and retention.

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eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part I

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

" You can follow AJ on Twitter at [link]. by AJ George If you're a habitual blog reader, then you've already been made privy to my foray into the effective use of fonts and some font resources. And you've already delved deep into color with my 4 part series on using color in learning ( color and mood , color and learning , using color for special needs , and color resources ). Now I'm going to turn my attention toward the effective use of images for learning.