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Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Another approach is to make the learner an active creator of knowledge and skills. Internal job aids (to support use of systems, processes and activities). External personal and professional networks and communities (including online social networks like Facebook and Twitter).

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Be active.

Top activities for self-development

Your Training Edge

Here are some of the top activities for self-development you can do right now. Top activities for instant self-development. These are all activities that help you create habits for better and effortless self-development. You can follow her on Facebook and Google+.

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!

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

activity to 50 new hires, 2) Promote and support new managers to lead teams, 3) Improve. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.

Sell Courses Using Facebook Ads

LearnDash

The biggest part of creating an online courses (besides creating it) is to actively market it. However, Facebook has now emerged as the “go-to” advertising platform. Problem is, Facebook advertising can be intimidating.

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

OpenSesame

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. Currently, Facebook is allowing celebrities to post live video content to their News Feeds.

Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

Then, there is eFrontPro’s turn-key support for LDAP and Active Directory-based Single-Sign On, as well as its support for the industry standard Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), that allows administrators to integrate it with all kinds of identity providers. Facebook you say?

5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses

eFront

In this article, we’ll highlight the top 5 blended learning activities you should consider for your corporate eLearning program. How To Create A Memorable Corporate eLearning Course: 5 Blended Learning Activities To Include.

10 hot tips for moocers

E-Learning Provocateur

Participate actively in the discussion forum. Concentrate your discussion activity on only one or two threads each week. I made the mistake of bouncing between Twitter, Google+ and Facebook in case I missed out on anything, but all that did was waste my time.

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4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Real learning happens only when it is contextual – meaning, when students can directly apply it in authentic activities, contexts and cultures. Some of the ways to apply this theory are: Group Activities. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

In this post, I want to break down the activities based on the tools/platforms we already have at our disposal, and often access on a daily basis. When is it most useful to use Facebook?

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

You can take pictures during an activity and post those to be seen or email them to the group afterwards. This is a great activity for the class, as with the Golden Ticket, they are recording information that is important to them.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? Join LinkedIn groups and here’s the catch with joining any group… BE ACTIVE. Join a Facebook group with other relevant people, follow L&D industry pages.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

An organization cannot bolt on social learning just as it cannot bolt on a few Facebook and Twitter-like tools and call itself a social business. IMHO, it is a synchronous activity.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Just one in 10 CIOs from Fortune 250 companies actively use public social networks. How to Reduce the Social “Risks” in Online Training : This is an article by Gauri Reyes that takes a look at some interesting ways to entice online learners to participate in social learning activities.

Opening up #learning: new forms of knowledge

Learning with e's

Yet people of all ages now avidly consume and create content on a regular basis, and the availability of social networking services such as Twitter and Facebook amplify these activities further. affordances education FaceBook learning Technology Twitter wikipedia YouTube

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Social Learning

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0

Free e-Learning books

eFront

The guide contains the course model, week-by-week learning activities, general guidance to the course leader on how to implement and customize the course and specific guidelines on each learning activity.

The fame monster

Learning with e's

This number is calculated among other things, on an analysis of my recent web activity on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ over the last 90 days. And what happens to all the other web activities I participate in on sites such as Flickr, LinkedIn, Youtube and Slideshare?

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Social Learning

Within that shrinking slice of online time, Facebook is increasingly the portal for everything. While the “document Web” (as author Ben Elowitz terms the old-style Web) shrank by 9 percent overall, Facebook consumption increased by 69 percent, essentially stealing time from everything else.

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

There are more people on Facebook (901M) than in Europe, Russia & Middle East combined (780M). Social networking accounts for 22% of all online activity. 13% say that finding qualified staff who can work on social media activities is a challenge.

Who we are

Learning with e's

This is very much aligned to Erving Goffman''s drama model in which he suggested that we adopt front stage and back stage roles depending on where we find ourselves located across the formal-informal spectrum of our daily activities. Who are you? How do you let other people know who you are?

Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

Then, there is eFrontPro’s turn-key support for LDAP and Active Directory-based Single-Sign On, as well as its support for the industry standard Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), that allows administrators to integrate it with all kinds of identity providers. Facebook you say?

Changing the learning landscape

Learning with e's

Through a series of presentations, activities and discussions, led by expert speakers, this one-day workshop will introduce you to social media approaches within learning and teaching and provide opportunities to explore how such techniques could be used in your own practice.

Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow model describes the concept of being so engaged in an activity, such as an online course, that you remain engaged for an extended period of time, completing modules, activities, and assessments without taking breaks. Share this on Facebook.

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How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It

Mindflash

I also think it’s wonderful that our profession is starting to focus more on the learning that naturally takes place within the day-to-day activity of the workplace. Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, and others do represent a critical milestone for social 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

Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

To start with an interview with Carolyn Nandozi from Uganda about her experiences facilitating a facebook group for alumni. RUFORUM has done this using Facebook. Below my question and Nandozi's answers Nandozi, can you describe how the Facebook group started?

E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™

CDSM

In this final post in the series, we’re going to reveal how we ensure that sound theory is turned into exemplary practice, by giving you an insight into the formula we use for producing successful e-learning content for our customers – a formula we call our Active Learning Model™.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

It is literally the ‘ architecture of participation ’ (O''Reilly, 2004; Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural facet of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007). We therefore designed a number of activities for the wiki.

Facebook vs The LMS: Can Someone explain this to me?

Mark Oehlert

Here are some numbers from the Facebook press room : More than 400 million active users. 50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day. More than 3 million active Pages on Facebook. Every month, more than 70% of Facebook users engage with Platform applications. More than 250 applications have more than one million monthly active users. More than 35 million users update their status each day.

Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

These often exhibit customs and cultural values that separate them from activities that occur in ''real life'' contexts. Facebook is currently the largest of the digital totems in the social media universe. Many of our digital tribal activities are performed on an informal basis.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

All mainstream TV channels have now adopted Facebook and Twitter to capture views and news from citizen journalists from news hot spots around the world, just to keep ahead of the opposition. The Italian political theorist Antonio Gramsci is best known for his theory of cultural hegemony.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.