Using Facebook as a learning platform


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.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

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Topic 1: How might real life training exercises like Facebook’s “hackathon” be applied to other industries? October was CyberSecurity awareness week, and Facebook was not pulling any punches. Mashable: Facebook Hacks Its Employees to Teach Lessons on Cyber Attacks.

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


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.

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.

There’s a Lesson Learned in a Fire Chief’s Incendiary Posts

CLO Magazine

Howard County , which concerns a fire department battalion chief, Kevin Buker, fired because of a series of posts (his spelling and punctuation, not mine) to his personal Facebook page. “My This article originally appeared on Workforce. When I’m not lawyering, I’m speaking in public.

Viral Chick-fil-A Video Points Out 1 Critical Lesson Every Organization Must Remember


Carissa Cropper, a comedian from Baton Rouge, LA started a Facebook live expressing her deep satisfaction with the customer service, experience, and food from Chick-fil-A and the internet loved it. Take care of you people and your people will take care of you, that’s the lesson today.

The Powerful Lesson Corporate Learning Can Learn From Social Platforms


While many people are curious why they released it, how to use it, and what social platform to choose between the two, this article isn’t for that. Instagram made big news this month releasing a new feature to compete head to head with Snapchat.

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

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57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile. I’m offering daily tips and ideas on social media for trainers via Twitter @SoMeTrainers and weekly-ish tips via a Facebook page. All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses.

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Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3


which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together.

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

Most recently he’s entered the wonderful world of Facebook and social media. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation. appeared first on Clear Lessons. Articles News UncategorisedAre you going digital?

Three Reasons Why Education Is VR’s Future


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

Why Story Lessons Are the Most Engaging Learning for Millennials - Tip #174

Vignettes Learning

You’ve probably shared a cool pic or an interesting article recently. Try to incorporate tools they’re already using, like Slack and Facebook, or something similar. As a child, you probably had a grandmother who told you stories. How did she captivate you with her tales?

Are You Taking Advantage of Learner-Generated Content?


Where before learners simply had to read your course lessons and watch videos, content generation puts them in a creative position. Depending on the number of learners, lessons, and topics with in a lesson, you could divide the responsibility any number of ways. For instance, you can ask them to post a few paragraphs about the lesson, and then respond at least once to each learner who comments. Create a place for learners to share news, articles, and essays.

Resources from ATD Presentation in Wisconsin

Kapp Notes

Facebook Page on Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Facebook Gamification Page. Articles. Here are a few articles about gamification in action. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile


As a portable device, learners not only have access everywhere , they are also able to pick up lessons exactly where they left them off. They can start a lesson at home over breakfast, drive to work, and resume the lesson on their lunch break.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

It clearly uses popular elements from other highly trafficked social media, namely Pinterest and Facebook. It separates learning lessons or topics into columns (called Learn Boards), almost identically to Pinterest. The exact lessons that you’ll see on your homepage are unique to you.

Zip it, Block it, Flag it

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The campaign is being supported by all the major players, including Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Myspace. Tags: MySpace zip it block it flag it CEOP Internet safety cyberbullying Google FaceBook Microsoft e-safety

eLearning as Part of an Informal Learning Strategy

Integrated Learnings

Much of my learning came from brainstorming with peers, participating in online forums , reading (articles, books, blogs, etc.), Compare that to making time to complete a 1-hour lesson. We could make short eLearning lessons available as a supplement to new employee training, or any other formal course. The formal course builds the foundational knowledge and skills required for the job, with short eLearning lessons available to help people advance their skills later.

It’s Time to Start Using Videos in Your Courses


Businesses are creating YouTube channels like they were creating Facebook pages five years ago. This isn’t to say that you must use video only, but having it included in some lessons accompanying the text and supporting documents can go a very long way. If you are looking for more information on how to get started with creating videos, then consider the following articles: 2 Video Course Tips You Can’t Ignore.

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Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer


Networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn allow users to create separate pages or communities where discussions can be held on specific topics. To create a push for learning, this assignment can be infused with the spirit of competition – the best article gets published.

Resources from Training Magazine Network Webinar

Kapp Notes

Facebook Page on Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Facebook Gamification Page. Articles. Here are a few articles about gamification in action. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning.

Using LearnDash for Schools


In this article I will share some of the relevant features and add-ons used within the classroom (traditional education) setting. Resources – Other useful articles and resources worth reviewing. Lesson Drip-Feeding.

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What Can the E-Learning Industry Learn from Omnichannel?


But, insofar as learners can engage with the course across these platforms, content should be accessible and in-sync with the lesson plan. A learner decides to take your online course and signs in to your account using their Facebook profile. The learner heads to work, but wants to review a lesson during their lunch break. I joined on their desktop app, scheduled regular Skype lessons with my tutor, and used my phone to message other learners using their app interface.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. Two of this year’s articles primarily address analysis. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. By Shelley A. Gable.


Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning


An example of a spaced eLearning approach might be one microlearning lesson every day. Your modern learners are already using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube on a daily basis. Once they have completed an eLearning lesson or module the system will automatically highlight that.

eLearning Around The Web

The eLearning Coach

Here is an end-of-the-year roundup of eLearning and related articles you might find helpful, interesting or enjoyable. These eight articles by Donald Clark extrapolate describe an approach for agile learning and training design. Share this on Facebook.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. Related Articles: Characteristics of Adult Learners. Share this on Facebook. Tags: ISD RECENT ARTICLES Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

In terms of promoting learning, employees could use blogs to write first-hand accounts of case studies, lessons learned, project debriefings, travel tips and cultural customs. Share this on Facebook Share this on RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. Related Articles: Characteristics of Adult Learners. Share this on Facebook. Tags: COGNITION ISD RECENT ARTICLES Online Training Library Review

The eLearning Coach

Even though many courses are several hours long, they are organized into short lesson segments. A particular lesson might only last five minutes. You can usually test drive a few lessons for free. Share this on Facebook.

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. For someone who’d like to learn how to bake a cake, for example, you can search YouTube and choose from varied lessons on how to make a delicious cake.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users


It’s in many ways similar to Facebook in that users can have profiles, add status messages, leave comments on other user profiles, and participate in groups. So, large play that we attract people is through our articles, our videos.

Email Marketing Tips for Online Course Creators


It’s not as exciting as Facebook or YouTube ads. If you give away the first couple lessons of your course then your conversions will go up as well. We spent 10 months building up this list by blogging regularly and sharing the articles.

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Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?


LinkedIn and Twitter are, by design, more public networks, while Facebook has more controls in place to protect user privacy. On the other hand, a social networking tool might involve asking learners to share interesting related news articles to your Facebook group, or creating a special networking group on LinkedIn for course graduates. For instance, do you need a Facebook group if you already have a forum?

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

Some 12,000 eLearning articles/ year are shared on Twitter by people you may want to connect with. Unfortunately only 37% of these articles are retweeted, so make sure what you share is above average. Can Facebook Be Effectively Utilized for eLearning?