Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace Over the past few weeks Ive conducted about 17 interviews with current college students and recent graduates. Everyone who has graduated from college since 2005 has a FaceBook account. Im not sure how this relates to danah boyds recent blog article on Viewing American class divisions through FaceBook and MySpace. A few people commented that MySpace is too garish; the FaceBook look and feel is more classic.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. There are many alternative brainstorming walls like stormboard or spiderscribe. It works well with people who use Facebook alot, they will recognize the logic of the conversations. One alternative is present.me.

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10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Thankfully, the advancement of online learning technologies has created a more attractive and convenient alternative. With eLearning, your association staffers can spend less time tracking down instructors, reserving classrooms, coordinating with caterers, and processing registrations.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

Facebook. As you might guess, the most popular is Facebook , but the most popular varies depending on age groups. Older adults prefer Facebook. Alternatively, each person can contribute to an ongoing thread as it fits their schedule. Facebook Groups.

CAS eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

To overcome these challenges, CAS began researching alternative solutions. The Knowledge Direct® Med LMS is a comprehensive system for authoring content, registering learners (including through eCommerce), content delivery, testing, tracking, reporting, and issuing certificates.

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LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Some organizations may even make the learning open source, that is, part of Facebook or Twitter. Alternatively, the discussion can begin before the program, allowing a measurement of where participants are before the training starts. Social media is a big part of our lives, and it is the future of learning and development. The Internet and social media allow people to blog, tweet, collaborate, post video and content, discuss, and even rate experiences.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Tips for Facebook – Share a special offer with those who “Like” your page on Facebook. If you have a few dollars in your marketing budget, you should also consider promoting your post using Facebook Ads. With Facebook Ads you decide who sees your posts and how much you spend. Share this on Facebook.

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Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Well, because the world has changed a lot since the pre-Facebook days of the early noughties. SCORM is no longer up to the job because its ability to track learners’ behaviour, preferences and interests is limited. Limited Tracking Functions. Modern Alternatives to SCORM.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Trello makes it easier to coordinate everyone’s input and track the status of different tasks. Its simplicity makes it all the more likely you’ll add and track tasks, improving your productivity. Google Docs provides an alternative to Microsoft Office.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

The many levels of project management that Trello offers – including cards, lists, and boards – makes it easy to coordinate input and track the status of different tasks. It makes connections between apps, like Gmail , Facebook , Instagram , and Reddit.

Playing Games Leads to Better Learning

CLO Magazine

Add to this, employees face a growing number of distractions — Facebook updates, text notifications, incoming emails and more. Enhancing Motivation in Workplace Training With Casual Games: A Twelve Month Study of Retail Employees” offers an alternate perspective.

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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015

OpenSesame

Feedly tracks what you''ve read, enables you to star articles to save for later, and easily share your favorites across your social media networks. Fit Brains Trainer features more than 350 games and puzzles to challenge your mind, as well as tracking to measure your progress.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

Visual Lounge

Repurposing your post into a blog video can do three things for you: A blog video can be embedded within the text, and provide readers with an alternative way to consume your content. Most video editing programs, like Camtasia , have music tracks available for you to use within the software.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

Pinlearn

LMS helps you keep track of everything. It lets you track the progress of your learners. As an alternative, you can come up with your blended technique. Keep tracking your progress. Place advertisements on Facebook and Google. Do you have the skill to teach? Are you interested in teaching linear thinking and binary logic? Are you good at programming? Do you have expertise in economics or management or any other subject? Don’t know how to go about? Don’t worry!

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Alternatively, some LMS cloud vendors integrate with third-party ecommerce sites such as Shopify and Magento to deliver ultra-professional storefronts with a full breadth of ecommerce capability.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

trackthisforme - A data-lovers dream, this site can track anything you want—from your mood, to how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll pop. IFTTT - Automated rules for your social networks—"If I post a blog, than share the post via Twitter and Facebook.".

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Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

To add an element of competition, a leaderboard tracked and displayed which players had made the most finds. While games like these provide a fun alternative to boring quizzes, they do not provide context.

Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Dean Hawkinson. On a recent trip to Jekyll Island, Georgia, I had the opportunity to reflect a bit on how far we have come with technology. On Jekyll Island, there is a monument set up by the Telephone Pioneers of America in remembrance of the first transcontinental phone call made from right there on the island on January 29, 1915, by then AT&T president Theodore Vail.

What does an mLearning participant look like?

Integrated Learnings

Obviously, there is a lot to consider when evaluating mLearning as an alternative delivery method for your organization. This can include tracking, communication with an internal Learning Management System (LMS) and other technology-related issues. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. by Dean Hawkinson.

Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

This started with a conversation on Facebook, that went to Buzz and came back to FB again. I will begin this post with Paul's comment on FB and then track the conversation we had. This was a conversation between Paul (Twitter name: @simbeckhampson) and me.

What can L&D learn from the UK election results?

Unicorn Training

Let’s find subject matter that is relevant, make it engaging, short, accessible, and don’t try to track it too closely.Actions speak louder than words. Had you come to believe that there was no alternative to austerity? The trending topics on Twitter, Facebook et all, were unfailingly anti-government and/or pro-Labour.

Localising elearning for China

Sponge UK

An LMS allows companies to present elearning content to employees and track their progress and results. Alternative social media sites As many websites and online services are banned or severely restricted, Chinese companies have filled the vacuum.

Comparing Traditional and Lite LMSs

Association eLearning

However, many of you are just now beginning to hear about these new LMS alternatives. The system’s limited functionality and feature set can be beneficial to organizations that don’t need advanced reporting or tracking – making them a very simplistic option. • Analytics and corresponding reports are often non-existent or not as robust as the reporting capabilities you will find in a standard learning management system – limiting your ability to track learner progress.

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To Peeve or Not to Peeve?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But if we see an unusual usage of a familiar word, and instead of adding meaning, it destroys existing meaning, then we can jump on it, mark it, correct it, maybe even mock it, and take pride in our ability to discern correct from incorrect word use and grammar, as in this example that a friend posted on Facebook yesterday: I take for granite people's poor grammar.

5 Indispensable Tips to Be a More Productive eLearning Project Manager

SHIFT eLearning

There is plenty of good software, both desktop and mobile, that lets you track how much time you spend on a particular task. Are you always on Facebook? Use alternative ways of communicating with your team.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It makes connections between apps, like Gmail , Facebook , Instagram and Reddit. IFTTT also makes it possible to keep track of what learners are reading. That simplicity makes it all the more likely you’ll add and track tasks, putting your to do list to the best use.

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

Digital platforms like Google Analytics, Facebook, and SailThru provide detailed insight into consumer behavior at pivotal points such as the consideration and conversion stages, when people are ready to take action. Time-Bound Set target dates and key milestones to keep things on track.

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

I spend my days anticipating, tracking, understanding and interpreting learning technology trends so I can help organizations make better buying decisions. I may in fact be obsessed with learning technology.

Virtual (Learning) Reality

CLO Magazine

Content can also be more organized and tracked. The findings indicated that professional trainers feel that virtual learning alternatives are just as effective as traditional training methods — some 60 percent of the respondents said that virtual training retention is better than or as good as in-person training retention. In-person learning should remain a significant part of any development program, but virtual learning is slowly becoming the new normal.

Training Workers to Use Software Systems with Screen Recording Software Programs

Convergence Training

For example, Facebook lets us catch up with friends and family. Or any number of smaller things, including custom software systems you’ve had made in-house, such as your time tracking software. Computer software systems are all around us, and we use them a lot.

Games & Learning: Pokemon Go

David Kelly

The augmented reality doesn’t impact game play in any meaningful way, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have alternate importance (more on that in a minute). Pic via Jane Bozarth from facebook (used w/ permission).

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What if….? (E-Learning)

eLearning 24-7

The moment anyone uses the net, data tracking occurs. If you have been following the news of late, a firm harvested 50 million people’s data from Facebook, without their permission, to use in the Trump campaign. . What if scenarios, offer an alternative. . Sometimes the alternative is awful and downright scary. I’m a huge fan of history. Especially those “what if” scenarios that explore the other side of historical changes.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

For our industry, as XAPI goes beyond SCORM tracking of eLearning to the potential tracking and reporting on a wide range of learning activities, so “Anna watched a video, read an article, attended a seminar, commented on a blog” etc. It is central to the #LScon event that it gives delegates the opportunity to catch up with the latest in eLearning tools, compare the alternatives, and preview what’s coming next. What does the future hold for learning?

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

After all, would you rather check your email, Twitter or Facebook on your smartphone using your device’s native email/twitter/FB app or launch your mobile web browser to stay connected? a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?