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TCC08: Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice

Experiencing eLearning

Using a Social Bookmark Site to Assist in Diffusion of Online Information to Support Professional Practices. Uses social bookmarking so can find what he needs. Tagging with social bookmarking can help peers & colleagues find information more easily. Social Bookmarking Sites. Del.icio.us: most popular, emphasis is on community. Reddit: news article bookmarking like Digg. Pros of Social Bookmarking: New communities.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use social networking applications and services to build groups with a common interest or goal. Related Articles: Characteristics of Adult Learners.

Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

As social media technologies for learning become increasingly important to organizations and to individuals, instructional designers will need to focus on broad learning events and strategies that incorporate many approaches rather than on individual courses. Share this on del.icio.us.

35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Tags: DESIGN ISD RECENT ARTICLES A few months ago I published a list of the 10 Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer. Since then, the eLearning community contributed so many qualities to the list it is now overflowing.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Social Media Connection.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach Social Media And Learning.

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

Coach: How do you think social media and newer technologies will converge in the learning space in the next 5-10 years? So I look to the convergence of social media, 3D worlds and business applications to be the future of learning. Related Article: Games and Simulations.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. Just as social media streams are one way to find useful information, it is important for us to “give back” to those streams, to our network.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Look for words of interest and then search for those articles or pages. Janet Clarey compared two articles from this site using word clouds. Share this on del.icio.us.

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

The research for this article was taken from my book, Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand. Other Articles with Graphic Tips: The Power of Visual Grouping. Share this on del.icio.us.

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Social Learning

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). That being said, I believe Jane’s first misstep occurs when she uses the term Social Learning (big S, big L).

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

I recalled some of the posts and articles I had read in the past about lurking as a behavior in online communities and what it indicated, and decided to dig through those again. Lurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days.

Review: The Back of the Napkin

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Facebook Share this on del.icio.us Share it on StumbleUpon Add this to 100 bookmarks. Tags: BOOK REVIEWS RECENT ARTICLES eLearning is an abundantly visual medium.

Are Your Online Tests Reliable?

The eLearning Coach

In the suspenseful and dramatic article, Are Your Online Tests Valid? , In this article, we’ll look at test reliability. Related Article: Are Your Online Tests Valid? Share this on Facebook Share this on del.icio.us Share it on StumbleUpon Add this to 100 bookmarks.

How creative is your environment?

The eLearning Coach

Somewhat related articles: 10 Book Recommendations From Varied Fields (reading books from other fields can enhance creativity). Share this on del.icio.us. Tags: BUSINESS ISD RECENT ARTICLES

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Social Media. Social media technologies are exploding, providing an array of offerings for learning online. Although organizations have been slow to adopt and promote social media technologies for learning , interest in these approaches is increasing. Share this on del.icio.us.

Cognitive Psychology Anyone?

The eLearning Coach

With this in mind, here are a few sites that feature cognitive psychology podcasts, research, articles and news. Although the Cognitive Daily stopped publishing new articles in January 2010, it has 5 years worth of archives that are worth browsing. Salvidar, a doctoral student in the above science, does a good job of culling informative and relevant articles at his site. It has an entire section on Mind and Brain with loads of articles. Share this on del.icio.us.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. 10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions - The eLearning Coach , March 18, 2010 This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. Social Media Workshop Notes , March 26, 2010. LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes , March 22, 2010.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course) | Main | Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) » July 02, 2007 "Is Web 2.0 del.icio.us

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

In a previous article , I provided the following examples of potential information sources that the learner could incorporate into their personal learning network: Social bookmarks. Social and professional networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Instructivism is dead. Gone are the days of an authoritarian teacher transmitting pre-defined information to passive students.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. Main | Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t forget podcasts, RSS feeds, slideshows, infographics, animations, articles and real-life case studies. Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me.

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Connectivism and the modern learner

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently, I read a blog article about connectivism by Debora Gallo. However, I accept Siemens’ subsequent point that the discourse since his article was published has helped to create a context of understanding. Use Twitter and Facebook to foster social/professional networking.

Announcing Free Storyboard Templates

The eLearning Coach

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lots of great articles in SCIENCE.that you cant see.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « When "starting your own business" goes micro. Main | The Onion Nailed the "Starbucks Training Day" in 2001 » February 26, 2008 Lots of great articles in SCIENCE.that you cant see. del.icio.us

Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

The content should be like an article on a topic related to eLearning. Everyone and Social Signals The second very important group is Everyone. I've discussed some details of this in Social Filtering. See also An Aha Moment - del.icio.us

The Power Of Visual Grouping

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Facebook Share this on del.icio.us Share it on StumbleUpon Add this to 100 bookmarks. Tags: GRAPHICS MEDIA RECENT ARTICLES

Lynda.com Online Training Library Review

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Tags: RECENT ARTICLES REVIEWS SOFTWARE REVIEWS If your job or life demand that you learn software applications quickly, then you’ll probably be interested in lynda.com.

Writing Microcopy: Tips and Pointers

The eLearning Coach

Share this on del.icio.us. Tags: DESIGN RECENT ARTICLES USER INTERFACE Did you ever spend an hour writing a four or five word phrase or short instruction? During that time, you probably felt like an obsessive perfectionist—hunched over the computer trying to get it just right. Now that there’s a term for this type of writing and recognition of how important it is, we can all feel a little more normal.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!! » June 16, 2008 "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome. " June 16, 2008 in nature of the universe type stuff | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom

eLearning Cyclops

I just read an article in T&D Magazine titled "Beef Up Your Training Toolbox with Web Tool." The article inspired me to look at what is on my Cloud Apps page that may also be helpful to the classroom trainer. Screen-o-Matic Screenr Social Bookmarking - Make sure they have all your online resources by giving them one link to all your bookmarks. Social Media - Get a back channel going in the classroom and keep it posted on the screen. eLearning Cyclops.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Social Bookmarking. The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. Social Network.

eLearning Cyclops: A Few Things of Interest: #Storyboarding.

eLearning Cyclops

Nugget Head , recently published an article in eLearn Magazine, The Art of Storyboarding , that is a very worthwhile read. My New Social Bookmarking Tool. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Tuesday, August 30, 2011. A Few Things of Interest: #Storyboarding & #LearningStyles. Several things of interest I recently wandered upon that I would like to share. Kevin Thorn, a.k.a.

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

In a previous set of articles, we looked at the advantages of using a massive open online course (MOOC) to incorporate informal learning into training programs. We have previously explored the technology-enabled learning tools that facilitate social interaction in MOOCs.