Why Facebook Adopted Social Learning, And How You Can Set Up A Social Learning Group

Dan Keckan

Social Learning Editors' Choice Facebook For eLearning Facebook For Social Learning Social Learning PlatformOne of the largest and most influential companies in the world made its first strategic move into eLearning, and hardly anyone noticed. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". 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. Quiz Monster Create your own quiz Facebook application!

Quick Review of Izzui – The Facebook LMS

LearnDash

Facebook is being used for a whole lot more than comments and pictures these days. Not too long ago, an ambitious Facebook app called Izzui came about with the goal of allowing people the opportunity to create and sell training on the world’s most popular social networking platform. Naturally, Izzui cannot shake the Facebook branding, so it loses a bit of identity.

Eight Learning And Development Trends To Adopt In 2019

Your Training Edge

With time, you have to adopt the trends prevailing in the learning and development sector to upgrade your training module. Below are the best trends of 2019 in the field of learning and development that you must adopt: E-learning- E-learning has taken over the rapidly evolving requirements of teaching and learning. Today, we all spend a considerable amount of our time on sites like Facebook or YouTube.

Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations

G-Cube

Students being the younger generation, and thus predisposed to adopt newer technologies, are willing to give technology-aided learning an earnest chance. Instructors, too, are showing an increased interest in adopting newer technologies to strengthen the impact of learning. Understanding the factors can lead us to determine the influences and encourage more instructors to adopt technology-aided learning for impactful learning.

Facebook as a Learning Platform

Tony Karrer

Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. The most recent, which finally got me to post, was a Stephen Downes post - I'm Majoring in Facebook, How about You? The class has each student creating applications in Facebook and presenting to potential investors. Why is Facebook so hot right now? What is Facebook? Facebook is a pretty simple application with fairly standard social network functionality.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. Features are rarely the driving force behind successful user adoption. Many companies don’t take user adoption into account when designing their applications.

Facebook Fridays

Tony Karrer

A mistitled article - found via Bill Ives on the FastForward blog - Serena Software Adopts Facebook as Corporate Intranet. The real focus of the article is how Serena Software has adopted a practice called Facebook Fridays: Each Friday, employees are granted one hour of personal time to spend on their Facebook profiles and connect with co-workers, customers, family and friends.

Advice to Teachers in Florida: Don't use Facebook with Students

Kapp Notes

According to the article Teachers asked to 'unfriend' students on Facebook "Everyone knows that there are teachers nationwide that may have inappropriately communicated with students through email, text message or Facebook -and even some cases, those teacher-student relationships have been taken to an even further level of inappropriate behavior," Donzelli said. "We Thank goodness, the cavemen did not adopt the same philosophy with fire or we'd still all be really cold.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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. Some don’t like it in comparison to other social media outlets, many choose not to use it, but again, I’ve never heard the word “hate” in conjunction with “Facebook.” Maybe a couple of you do hate Facebook.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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. Some don’t like it in comparison to other social media outlets, many choose not to use it, but again, I’ve never heard the word “hate” in conjunction with “Facebook.” Maybe a couple of you do hate Facebook.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook.

How to Promote Mobile Banking & Boost Adoption

Lemonade

Answering these questions ( with a reason other than “it’s more convenient” ) can elevate your campaign from one that raises “awareness” to one that drives adoption. Today, I thought I’d talk about the promotional tactics that best support adoption. But first, let’s look at some of the other factors affecting mobile banking adoption rates. Why Some Banks Are Pros at Driving Digital Adoption 1. This isn’t to say older customers won’t adopt new tech.

Why You Need More Than ‘Convenience’ To Drive Digital Adoption

Lemonade

Have you ever launched a new digital product, confident customers will love it, only to have the adoption rate drag? You ran targeted Facebook ads, sent out pamphlets — you even have a TV commercial in market. There’s a common assumption that if you tell consumers how convenient digital products are, adoption will follow. According to the EY Fintech Adoption Index, 85% of consumers are aware of digital products, but only 33% have adopted them.

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/08/2010 ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter eFront is an LMS commited to international standards. Now, ADL acknowledges our support for the latest development of SCORM by approving Epignosiss submission to become a SCORM 2004/4th edition adopter.

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Social Media Adoption in the Enterprise

Take an e-Learning Break

Attended session by Josh Scribner, Social Software Advocate at IBM, who champions the adoption of Web 2.0, Josh architects IBM virtual worlds, teaches around the company and advises on technology adoption. Check out Josh’s presentation on Identity Management for IBMers on Facebook : [link] The cool graphic on the title slide was created using " Wordle ", a tool for generating graphic word clouds - [link

Are Facebook friends real friends?

Clive on Learning

Facebook users in the UK, a 300% increase on the year. The average Facebook user has 150 friends (suddenly I feel unloved). Looked at in this light, Facebook is alleviating what could be a much worse problem. Sorry, but becoming a Facebook member is voluntary, the information that you disclose to others is discretionary and there are privacy settings. Many of my blogging colleagues have now become my Facebook friends.

When Remote Work is an Unexpected Necessity: How to Overcome Short-Term Disruption and Plan for the Future

Vitalyst

Earlier this month, when Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft asked their Seattle-based staff to begin working from home, it was significant but not alarming. Then there are the longer-term considerations: the growing importance of agility for both employees and organizations, the critical need for adoption and change management strategies, and the necessity for ongoing training and support.

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

People who use technology too frequently and have a high adoption rate for the latest technology are referred to as “Digitals”. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, SalesForce, LinkedIn, and others is where Digitals find their success. On Facebook it was recorded as a 51.1% Featured Featured Posts Training digital creation digitals rise of digitals technology technology adoption technology consumption

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

It also includes some interesting tips for using Facebook and Twitter effectively in formal programs. Why ‘LinkedIn at Work’ Would Be Much More Interesting Than ‘Facebook at Work’ : While most companies are setting up enterprise social networks or atleast getting started thinking on these lines, social media majors such as Facebook and LinkedIn have declared plans to enter the enterprise social network market. THE QUOTE.

Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World

Dashe & Thomson

However, I think there are a few inhibitors to social learning platforms along the lines of Facebook, YouTube, blogs and message boards. I read the posts of my friends on Facebook, but I rarely, if ever, post anything myself. Informal Learning Training Development Uncategorized eLearning sales social learning subject matter experts user adoption elearning peer-to-peer learning

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. View all posts by Jon → ← Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves → Download Free Whitepaper The Top 10 Pitfalls of End User Training – and How to Avoid Them Given the current state of the economy, businesses large and small are looking for ways to improve productivity while maintaining quality.

How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education

Learnkit

Applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube have changed the way we communicate our ideas. News benefits of elearning elearning technology adoptionWe are living in the digital age. Technology has done a fantastic job of taking daily tasks and making them more efficient. With technology we can do almost anything, instantly! Whether it’s an email, text message or e-course, technology let’s us do whatever, whenever.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Although Twitter has a relatively small user base (approximately 200 million users compared to Facebook’s 600 million), these are your early adopters, your super-users, your friends that seem to know a little about everything and your friends that know absolutely everybody.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students. So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. How should you go about it?

HOW SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

It also includes some interesting tips for using Facebook and Twitter effectively in formal programs. Why ‘LinkedIn at Work’ Would Be Much More Interesting Than ‘Facebook at Work’ : While most companies are setting up enterprise social networks or atleast getting started thinking on these lines, social media majors such as Facebook and LinkedIn have declared plans to enter the enterprise social network market. THE QUOTE.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present.

37% Adults Use Social Networking - Adoption to e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Financial Post reported that 37% of adults visit social networking sites, 27% who visit FaceBook create a profile. Social networking is perceived by many adults as waste of time. This is perhaps changing. I remember the time when corporate managers where suspicious of instant messaging. Today, it's part of our workplace tools. When technology helps us to do things faster and better,we adapt.

Meet Learner 2.0

Learning with 'e's

They are younger than the Internet and mobile phones, and they don't recall a time when there was no Google or Facebook. The shift is occurring in the responsibility that learners are adopting to learn for themselves. digital pedagogy education Edutopia FaceBook Google Internet learning metacognition mobile phone Technology universityI'm presenting a keynote speech in Brisbane for EduTech next week, and the theme for my talk is 'Meet Learner 2.0'.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. So adoption could be quite fast. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. I’ve never been a fan of adding professional contacts in Facebook.

5 Insights into Workplace Social Learning Technologies

Lambda Solutions

The evolution of social technologies from Yahoo in 1995 to Facebook in 2004 has greatly impacted the way we communicate and hence the way we learn in our professional lives. Saba and the Human Capital Media (HCM) Advisory Group surveyed over 500 senior leaders from a wide range of industries and company sizes to better understand how organizations are adopting social learning technologies to achieve their learning and talent development goals.

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. Digital FaceBook identity learning online social media Technology Twitter Who are you? How do you let other people know who you are? Are you the same person online as you are in real life?

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. So adoption could be quite fast. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. I’ve never been a fan of adding professional contacts in Facebook.

Lost in the crowd?

Learning with 'e's

He made several interesting points about the blurring of boundaries between public and private (think of webcams and Facebook status updates for example) and that technology tends to distract us from 'who we are'. Our immersion in media, he argues, provides us with a myriad of alternative role models we can adopt or adapt. Does wishing to be someone else mean that you actually adopt their identity?

More disruption

Learning with e's

My recent post on disruptive activism and Edupunk provoked some good discussion, not only on this blog, but also elsewhere on Twitter and on my own Facebook account , where I had shared the link. I am rarely an early adopter, but once I am convinced about the advantages of a new technology I am keen to promote it. I adopted CD audio quite early on, but held off going completely digital with iTunes until a couple of years ago.

Multiple identities

Learning with e's

Does my identity change when I am on Facebook? Whether or not this causes us to adopt different identities has yet to be established. avatar online persona Second Life Flickr FaceBook Real Life digital identityWho am I? What is my online persona? Do I present myself as the same in every situation? What do I change about me when I find myself in an unfamiliar context? How do I act differently when I'm in a reduced social cue context such as text based communication?

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

The current exponential adoption of social media has huge implications for the system of education, itself a key component of cultural hegemony. 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.