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. 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. Does your LMS/LCMS vendor offer these? Social Bookmarking – Delicious.

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

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Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? See, it is social learning. Nevertheless, social media has overtaken its Web 2.0

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social E-Mail - Google Buzz.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Asia – misleading by LMS/LCMS vendors. Forecast: Continued development by LMS/LCMS vendors making their front end UI (what the end user – i.e. employee or customer) more intuitive, easier to use and truly user friendly. Leadership development, HPI, succession planning and OD are increasing in the LMS market, due to a real change in having L&OD or HR leaders taking charge of the LMS/LCMS. Social Learning.

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Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink? Social Media Revolution - eLearning Technology , August 17, 2009. Social Software Adoption - eLearning Technology , August 10, 2009.

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App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social MediaThe enormous and growing numbers of Facebook users create an opportunity for e-Learning. Facebook Developer API allows you to change Facebook's functionality from a Content Management. System (CMS) to a Learning Management System (LMS). Here's how to bend Facebook to your will! Blended Development Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0

Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!

eLearning 24-7

My latest LMS/LCMS directory provides a wealth of new information on 242 vendors. What social media platforms does the vendor use? If the vendor uses any social media, the name is listed (example: Twitter, Facebook, etc). 30% use some form of social media. Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS e-learning e-learning vendors hosted learning portal social learning social media elearning learing portal

AppFusion: Facebook – The Social LMS Benchmark by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

Facebook’s recent changes have been somewhat controversial, but they demonstrate the evolution of social infrastructure. Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social MediaFor learning-support-systems designers, the new Facebook features are yet another demonstration that using demographics in training design or learning facilitation has become antiquated. This month’s column explores the implications. Learning 2.0

Competentum launches ShareKnowledge LMS 3.1 for Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Tags: Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social Media Tools

Sakai: Open Source … Open Minds by Larissa Biggers

Learning Solutions Magazine

Tags: Content Management Development Strategies Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Social Media Tools

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.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

I must admit I am still in a daze on some shocking data, I saw in the last few weeks (on a side note: the new and updated version of my LMS/LCMS directory will be available for download this upcoming Tuesday). 30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media. social learning

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Here is just a few of ones I like, that are unique and you could use in your LMS/LCMS/CMS, Learning Portal (caveat: your vendor must be able to accept APIs, otherwise it won’t work). Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. Social Learning?

E-Learning 24/7 Latest News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Social Media offerings and services – did you know there are over 190 social networking sites (besides Facebook and Twitter)? What LMS and LCMS vendors support APIs and why this should be the first question you ask any prospective vendor. This event will enable attendees to check out LMS/LCMS vendors, view live webinars by the vendors, or view them archived, talk to the vendors and much more. Latest news and notes.

TechKnowledge Jan. 27th-29th in Las Vegas

eLearning 24-7

social media integration into e-learning, emerging technology, etc. Vendor LMS/LCMS maintenance, updates and upgrades - What they often fail to tell you ahead of time and what you need to do to avoid surprises. Tags: Uncategorized e-learning ASTD elearning LCMS LMS online learning SCORM social media

TechKnowledge Jan. 27th-29th in Las Vegas

eLearning 24-7

social media integration into e-learning, emerging technology, etc. Vendor LMS/LCMS maintenance, updates and upgrades - What they often fail to tell you ahead of time and what you need to do to avoid surprises. Tags: Uncategorized e-learning ASTD elearning LCMS LMS online learning SCORM social media

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc.

30+ Microlearning Tools

Xyleme

While social media can be a great tool for delivering microlearning, it is best used in classrooms where casual, general education is the focus and making information public isn't a concern. These larger organizations should look to professional content delivery platforms with single access points, usually as part of a complete learning content management system (or LCMS). Blog LCMS Micro-LearningWhat is Microlearning?

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

This means that traditional, high-profile business-to-consumer media outlets, such as national newspapers and television, are rarely interested in using your stories and, even if they run these stories, the result is an ego boost for the client; not an increase in sales enquiries. Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector.

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

eLearning 24-7

The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. Social Learning Stagnation. No real surprise here, because when it comes to social learning in LMSs, most vendors are stuck in some time warp believing the following is still worthwhile to end users (hint: it isn’t). A lack of understanding of what social learning is, what end users are doing in this space – i.e. social media and what you need to have to change the stagnation.

Edublog Award Nominations

Xyleme

Home > Uncategorized > Edublog Award Nominations Edublog Award Nominations December 2nd, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I wanted to take a little bit of time away from busy year-end deadlines to nominate some of my favorite social media resources for this year’s Edublog awards. Best educational use of a social network – Internet Time Alliance This is new but growing fast. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). Incorporate Social Q/A. What’s the point?

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. By the mid to late 2000′s, the split returned with LCMS and LMS (and yes, there were vendors who called themselves LCMSs for as long as e-learning – online learning – has existed). What Features are essential for your LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform? Social Learning – 57.1%.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Generation21

Janet Clarey

I spoke with John Stearns from Gen21 about the social media tools and technologies his organization is incorporating into their LMS. What social media tools are you guys incorporating into your LMS? To that end, core collaborative features in the LMS cover the key aspects of social media - collaborative authoring, wiki's, messaging, message boards, interactive web environments, content rating, library, etc.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. eLearning Technology , July 28, 2006 Scuttle – an open source social bookmarking tool Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools - eLearning Technology , May 21, 2008 Web 2.0 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

More of a surprise is that with the exception of 6 web conferencing vendors, who have apps specifically for the iPad/iPad2 market, you can count on one hand the number of LMS/LCMS vendors that offer the same thing. Streaming Media. In an upcoming webinar, that I am presenting and in a blog post – coming soon, that streaming media will have a positive impact on e-learning courses and capabilities, opening a greater immersion capability then ever seen before in the industry.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? Collaboration, create learner groups for social, some type of chat function. Before you post questions on various social media sites or at conferences, ask yourself what are the most important items you need to know. when seeking questions on social media sites or even at conferences.

Features that are must haves in any LMS

eLearning 24-7

Social. Social tied to specific content (course or courses for example), to a group or groups, to a community (in some ways reminds me of the old COP – community of practice). Ability to add your own social media, but not just Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Buying a LMS e-learning e-learning vendors LCMS learning management system Lite LMS LMS buying a LMS LMS features selecting a LMS

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. Creating high-def video for your courses, or people can upload for social learning or add high-def simulations or movies. The Revolution. Battlefield.

LMS Market – An inside scoop

eLearning 24-7

One additional word, as many of you may know, I have launched my “Secret LMS Shopper&# program which will provide an unbiased review of a LMS/LCMS vendor, incl. There are over 190 LMS/LCMS vendors. Many are less expensive, yet do not have less features – they see real value with emerging technology and social learning/social media. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized WBT e-learning e-learning vendors elearning m-learning mobile learning

SCORM Cloud

eLearning 24-7

No matter where you are, no matter what you are – portal, learning community, LMS/LCMS (open source), group, web page with links, API integrated solution, etc. Can download your SCORM courses from the “cloud&# to go into your LMS/LCMS (open source/vendor or proprietary – hosted on your own server – behind your firewall, on your vendor’s server or on any server on the net or wherever). Think social media. Any social networking site?

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CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. CMSs were initially created and are often used for organizing and managing websites and web content, including documents, files, media, etc. And, with the costs of a LCMS or even some CMSs, you might want to seek out the open source – FREE way.

10 Asynchronous learning examples

Ed App

Asynchronous learning example #5 – Social media groups. Social media groups are groups on various social media platforms that are usually centered around one particular field.

LMS True or False

eLearning 24-7

Ahh the LMS/LCMS world where everything is a wonderful world of pear trees, green grass, sunny days and where there are no myths, no falsehoods, just internal bliss – awaiting the customer. LCMS) out there that are mid level and honestly even small dogs. LMS/LCMS vendors who offer multiple systems/flavors of the systems are targeting certain company size (employee wise). e-learning LCMS LMS

The Importance of Learning Technologies

CLO Magazine

A second important learning technology is a learning content management system (LCMS) which allows content to be easily tagged, assembled, and reused. Last, the rise of social media for informal learning, particularly for communities of practice, is entirely technology driven. The Business Of Learning effectiveness efficiency LCMS learning technologies LMSTechnology is essential to run learning like a business.

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

This is Plateau’s social learning component, and it reminds me of a cross between a COP (Community of Practice) with some social learning functionality. Social learning is based on incorporating social media types (whatever you choose) and e-learning. Plateau) see social networking as a wiki, blog, profiles, a bit of communities and RSS feed. There are more than 20 different types of social media with lots of companies in each space.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Gartner is calling tablets – “media tablets&#. LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors. will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development. In the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above.