Facebook for e-Learning

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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 ".

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! Official citation for this article is: Souleles, N.

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.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. These are nicely captured by this article as Tony Karrer pulls together a number of recent resources on the site to throw out some ideas. All of that said, Facebook is surprising me in terms of how well it works as a platform. Luis Suarez - How to Boost Your Social Capital with Facebook mentions MyBlogLog.

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.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. I thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources.

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.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. In this article, we will explore the different verticals of video-based learning. Avoid heavy graphics, special effects, or lengthy narration.

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The 18 Most Interesting Articles and Interviews in 2015

WalkMe Training Station

These 18 articles and interviews, written by the best employee training, discuss the challenges training managers today face, upon the shifting world of eLearning, and especially the collision of formal and informal learning. Effective Employee Training Must Support Personal Growth.

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today. You can do research and learn from millions of articles available. Twitter is an effective tool to get feedback from.

6 Ways to Effectively Use a Marketing Quiz

ProProfs

Well, here are some quick stats to prove the point – According to a research by Ion Interactive, 93% of marketers agree that interactive content is effective in educating its buyers. Design effective lead capture. Design Effective Lead Capture.

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9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. In this article, we will explore the different verticals of video-based learning. Avoid heavy graphics, special effects, or lengthy narration.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile. Formal Learning All the Way…Baby - Kapp Notes , July 8, 2010 There has been a lot of talk about formal vs. informal learning in the educational blogosphere and when it comes right down to it, formal learning is the most effective.

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Articles. It also includes some interesting tips for using Facebook and Twitter effectively in formal programs.

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity

eFront

If anything, it might even be more hard, since we not only have tons of new distractions to tempt us, let they who have not checked their Facebook at work cast the first stone, but we have also invented tons of novel technology-enabled busy work.

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. Two results were for articles about the percentage of women in SL.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. I have a private Facebook account too, but I hardly use it. We now use Facebook more for announcements and things like that. I use twitter to announce things (posts, news and share interesting articles that I find).

All This Talk About Reading

Learning Rebels

These were the days before the interwebs, before twitter, YouTube, MySpace, and Facebook. Now that we are in the age of twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it’s easy to fall into the trap of sound bites and headlines. Consider this: You read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

Being adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. ” Presenter Amy Hayes, vice president of learning and development at Facebook, discussed the importance of establishing a learning culture in the workplace.

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

And if so, how much realism will be most effective? Surprisingly, a lot of research points to the opposite; realistic graphics are frequently not as effective as those with reduced realism. Other Articles with Graphic Tips: The Power of Visual Grouping. Share this on Facebook.

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. They found that the employees near the edge of a cluster were more effective at problem-solving than those in the middle of a cluster.

Top 6 Content Marketing Trends for 2019

KnowledgeCity

A 2017 Animoto report found that 64 percent of consumers will follow through with a purchase after watching a branded Facebook video. Make sure you are also using Facebook, Snapchat and IGTV to name a few. Research shows that 85 percent of videos on Facebook are viewed with no sound.

Content Marketing Basics Going Into 2019

KnowledgeCity

Before you can use content marketing as an effective tool to drive profits, first you must develop a content marketing strategy. You can relate articles or blogs to your company indirectly but use intriguing materials to bring the customers to you.

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.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

But why is video so much more effective at accelerating innovation than, say, print – or even eLearning? Like Marsha (above) I am a graduate student at Roosevelt University and focus on technologies like YouTube as an effective learning tool.

How eLearning Is A Great Lead Magnet

Petra Mayer

It’s an effective way to get email opt-ins. To learn more and get your questions answered, I personally invite you to join my Facebook Community Freedom Seeker’s Mastermind. Articles Insights elearning

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

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Is Virtual Reality Training in Your Future?

SweetRush

Facebook® recently announced that it is purchasing Oculus VR® in a deal worth $2 billion. Check out this recent Wall Street Journal video article that features Mark Bolas, one of ICT’s directors, talking about future uses of virtual reality beyond gaming and the military.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

I Love To Learn While reading the article, specifically the excerpt above, I was blown away by how simple yet powerful an idea Best Buy was implementing. What more would you need to learn effectively on your mobile device?

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

I Love To Learn While reading the article, specifically the excerpt above, I was blown away by how simple yet powerful an idea Best Buy was implementing. What more would you need to learn effectively on your mobile device?

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Catching the mood

Learning with e's

The current issue (June) of The Psychologist features an interesting article on research into the affective affordances of social networks. Tags: weak ties social network posture echo social ties FaceBook strong ties

Three Reasons Why Education Is VR’s Future

Brella

At the same time, support from companies like Google and Facebook have primed VR to move beyond games into other aspects of everyday life. eLearning Featured Articles Virtual Reality Course content gamification course content solutions gamification of learning Virtual reality VR