Using Facebook for ELearning

LearnDash

Today we have a large variety of tools available to us for social learning, the most notable being front-runners Facebook and Twitter. What’s more, most people know how to use Facebook, so they don’t have to learn yet another platform before learning can take place.

Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Let’s start this post by stating that Facebook was not actually created as a learning platform, it can however clearly be used to enhance and support elearning. We have written about Facebook apps for elearning before in this post!

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TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec Interactive as Top LMS Company for 2013

Association eLearning

” Digitec’s Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) offers innovative and effective learning portal solutions to its many association, non-profit, corporate and medical education clients. Share this on Facebook.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning. Advantages of GreenLearning - April 22, 2013. Effective Interface Designs for eLearning - February 25, 2013. Share this on Facebook.

Resolve to Try Something New in eLearning in 2013

Integrated Learnings

Gable In perusing the blogosphere, Twitter , and Facebook at the turn of the new year, I noticed several expressions of relief that the world has not ended and resolutions to make 2013 the best year yet. Is Your eLearning Effective for Dummies? What are your professional development goals for 2013? You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A.

Digitec to Exhibit at Learning Solutions 2013

Association eLearning

Each spring, nearly 2,000 members of the eLearning community converge on sunny Florida to learn, share, and connect around one common goal: to create more engaging and effective learning experiences at the annual Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? Furthermore, “ One global community site, for example, raised Facebook engagement by 92 percent, discussions/comments by nearly 300 percent and social network traffic by 90 percent through a badge and challenge-centric gamified system. And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. What is effectiveness and success?

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize.

Advantages of GreenLearning

Association eLearning

For instance, Silke Fleischer calculated the effect an average class term would have on both the environment and the pocketbook. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning. Share this on Facebook.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

And that content makes us money for as long as we can deliver it effectively. By repurposing, repackaging and reusing content, it has enhanced our member engagement and increased our revenue per member from $1,500 in 2006 to $2,200 in 2013. Share this on Facebook.

Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects. The point is that project management does not have to be complicated to be effective. Share this on Facebook.

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Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

By pairing the two experiences and enabling members to complete pre-work from the comfort of their own home or office, you enable attendees to eliminate some travel costs, making it a more cost effective and, therefore, more valuable way of participating.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. According to a December 2011 issue of Business Insider, the mobile apps analytics firm Distimo said many popular apps were games such as Angry Birds, social networking such as Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and other content such as Google Maps and iBooks.

Evolution of the Mobile LMS: mLearning for the new-age learner

G-Cube

The effectiveness of Mobile Learning or mLearning stems out of the fact that mobile devices provide an easy access to a variety of learning content – media files, audio or video snippets, images, documents or Web pages – anytime and anywhere, as per the convenience and need of the learner.

Reader Reaction: 2013 Learning Trends

CLO Magazine

We asked our LinkedIn followers: What learning and development trends are you anticipating in 2013? Craig Mitchell : I think 2013 may finally be the year when social learning finally starts to gain some real headway in many organizations. Ranjit Khompi : I think 2013 would highlight the need for individually focused L&D opportunities for a person. Adam Zaller : The year 2013 will be the year of social learning.

A Playbook for Leading in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

By incorporating the key ideas behind the consumer Web for the enterprise, leaders can effectively motivate top performers while driving the most value out of every employee. Companies lacking engaging and socially relevant employee programs face a multitude of issues, the biggest of which is an uninspired, apathetic workforce. Today’s top leaders know that every business is a social business.

Focus Time and Effort with the 80/20 Rule

Integrated Learnings

Considering the Pareto Principle, training poorly on 100% of the application is not as effective as training thoroughly on the most important 20% of the application. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Jonathan Shoaf.

SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers

Association eLearning

As long as you respect their time, value their help and expertise, and find ways to keep content focused on the learner’s needs, your relationship will be productive and positive, resulting in a more effective course for learners. SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers - March 18, 2013.

Learning Game Design Series, Part 1: Play and Evaluate Games

Knowledge Guru

Goals in games that link to the real-life learning we want a target group to do can be powerful and effective. Rise of the Blob (Facebook, Android, iPad).

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This Week on #TalkTech: Bad UX Design, Death of the Keyword Tool, and Tech Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re shaking things up in 2013 here at #TalkTech! Our brains find reading it more difficult, and this effect carries over into the way we interact with the site.” Googe, Facebook, Twitter… they all have REALLY good things going.

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Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA

Association eLearning

New to eLearning or just want some ideas for effective online learning? MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. Share this on Facebook.

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How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

Your Training Edge

Using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools for training is a way to bring training to employees rather than trying to drag employees into the training. As the format continues to evolve, and the tools become even better, training—regardless of how it is delivered—will become more engaging and more effective, which will lead to a more positive impact on the bottom line. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

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The Story Arc Model: Combining Simulation and Story to Create Memorable Learning

Association eLearning

With all of the variables, I was constantly faced with the challenge of how to storyboard and how to make sure the simulation was effective. To control the number of paths, you might create an effective response, a bad response, and an average response path. July 1, 2013.

Gamification in Relation to User Engagement

Your Training Edge

One such example of this reward-like system is Facebook’s Farmville developed by Zynga back in 2009. Simulations coupled with gamification are fast becoming an educationally effective medium. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

For example, last year GE launched its own Facebook-like social network, GE Colab. Comments and questions from learners can inform future implementations of a course, and trainers can use MOOC analytics to evaluate the effectiveness of the training program. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson. Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles.

Creating Your First Association eLearning Course

Association eLearning

This post will offer some tips for creating more engaging and more effective eLearning by following the simple Current Situation – Ideal Situation model. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning.

Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with e's

My own father, now 84 years old, started a Facebook account so he could keep in touch with distant relatives in such places as New Zealand and Australia. Distance Education social media relationships MOOCs Twitter FaceBook

ICAAP eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

The platform offers an effective way for ICAAP to assist their members in continually developing their knowledge and skills, while maintaining their certifications. Share this on Facebook. Download the ICAAP Medical Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

Last year we covered the top 100 tools for learning in 2013 to help you achieve your goals. This year, we’ve expanded on that list to include 100 new tools that have made us more effective, made a splash or made us think. We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame.

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Remember Recency?

Integrated Learnings

This seems to miss the opportunity to take advantage of the recency effect. How can we take advantage of the recency effect? Do you use it to take advantage of the recency effect? You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable. If you haven’t encountered it lately, it’s possible you’ve forgotten about the recency theory of learning. Recency is the tendency to be more likely to remember information from the end of a sequence.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

For example, last year GE launched its own Facebook-like social network, GE Colab. Comments and questions from learners can inform future implementations of a course, and trainers can use MOOC analytics to evaluate the effectiveness of the training program. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson. Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles.

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. Discussion forums are most effective as learning tools when they are actively monitored and directed by instructors. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson. Web 2.0 And researchers, educators, and trainers have begun to realize that learning is no exception.

Are You Really Serious About Effective E-learning?

Integrated Learnings

Wearing many hats is so common that organizations often don't hire the expertise they need for the other two areas that effect the cost of e-learning: graphics and multimedia and level of interactivity. So I have to ask: Are you really serious about effective e-learning? You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Jonathan Shoaf. I recently came across an infographic about determining the costs of a custom e-learning course.

Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework

TechSmith Camtasia

Fortunately, she found an alternative with the help of Facebook marketing guru, Mari Smith : After installing the trial, it was smooth sailing. A lot of my work is in training people how to manage their Evernote and Facebook accounts.

Value of Investment (VOI) vs. Return on Investment

Kapp Notes

Systems and schools that fail to offer state-of-the-art online learning opportunities and accompanying services over the next decade will lose students who routinely use commercial applications such as Amazon.com, PayPal and Facebook to browse catalogs, pay bills and network with one another. Perhaps the constant effort to find the ROI of higher education or even training programs is mis-placed, should we be asking ourselves if an alternative exists?

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