Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach. Most of us are connected to each other through numerous social media platforms. 2002) Smartmobs: The Next Social Revolution.

Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

I respond, 'well I'm becoming more and more interested in the use of social media and microblogging for learning', I then get puzzled looks that say, "too much time on your hands", "what is he talking about?" For me though I see a real role for social media as a platform for business learning. Social media - fad or forever? As I've used each of these I've been struck by how easily this format (social sites) could be used as a platform for business learning.

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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.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? yes, they went there - WISE Pedagogy , June 1, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

Part 2: Using Facebook as a learning platform (videos)

eFront

For those who missed last week’s post “ Part 1: Using Facebook as a learning platform ” we shared some important links for instructors interested in using Facebook with students. Using Facebook to teach: Bullis School teacher Sara Romeyn talks about using Facebook as a teaching tool in her AP U.S. A Facebook group allows members to communicate with one another, and to receive notification of what the administrator posts on the group’s wall.

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

5 Workplace Learning/Training Social Media for Trainers Jane Bozarth. 13 Self management/Change/innovation Linchpin (audio book) Seth Godin. 25 Network/Web 2.0 26 Network/Web 2.0 The Social Media Cigarette Break (internettime.posterous.com). Tags: Knowledge Management education Business Performance Support Workplace Learning Learning and Development Training and development Social network

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Product Announcement

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 New Product Announcement Just in time for the holidays: "socially-networked virtual game-based blended mobile cloudy-learning 4.0" eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. FaceBook seems like such a student-world application, and yet folks say more and more "grown-ups" are using it. There was a great NYTimes article a few weeks ago about a mom signing up for a FaceBook account, completely appalling her teenage daughter. (Id

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Stephen offers the following tips: place yourself (not the content) at the centre of your own learning network; organise your knowledge (eg build your own CMS with Drupal ); simplify your learning by summarising it; and accept the fact that you can’t read it all, so choose what you need now and let the rest of it go – if you need it again in the future, it will be on the Web somewhere.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Is Facebook the next Microsoft?

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 Is Facebook the next Microsoft? Have you seen this article from TechCrunch: Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft? Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:14 PM Labels: facebook 2comments: Davidsaid. Its just a matter of time before someone new buys Facebook. People use Gmail or Reader as stand alone offerings, by comparison everything in Facebook is interlinked." The author sees a future where Facebook replaces the OS.

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

When using images, video or audio materials, do you use stories to heighten the emotional connection with your audience ? [ ] Never [ ] Somewhat [ ] Sometimes [ ] Most of the time [ ] Always 8. 7 “Do you get the picture” When using images, video or audio materials, do you use stories to heighten the emotional connection with your audience? Images, videos, audio and other multimedia materials are only as good as the story they create.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Social Networking Sites. There are many popular social networking sites available which provide an opportunity for learners and trainers to connect and learn together. It encourages learners to speak out more and share their views in the social space. Networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn allow users to create separate pages or communities where discussions can be held on specific topics. Audio/Video/Web Conferencing.

DIYEL # 4 - Adopt a tech kid from your local community college. He knows more than your IT person.

Vignettes Learning

The basics of eLearning cover the essentials of the Internet, authoring in PowerPoint, Flash, audio recoding, image editing, video production, FTP (file transfer protocol), servers, HTML, security, logins, reports, etc. social networking rapid e-learning e-Learning 2.0 Introduction Table of Posts Seriously, the typical IT person in your company is not the guy you run to for eLearning advice, especially if you don’t know squat. You must think of your self-preservation.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative and Social Networking Systems. Resident expert - is accessible to networks of people, provides ideas as needed, shares expertise, has high visibility, initiates thinking ( SMEs , face-to-face trainers, consultants - as specialist SME bloggers who are sought after, followed by their networks in domain areas inside Enterprises). tool and is positioned as a champion, e.g. Wiki, Blog, Second-Life, social media, etc. Future jobs, now, today!

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. VIDEO, AUDIO & IMAGE TOOLS. Audio. NETWORKING & COLLABORATION PLATFORMS. Public social networks. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. social networks. Social Media dashboards. challenge Social learning

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Audio grilled. a radio star

Learning with e's

Encouraging children to share the content they find on the Web through their favourite social networking sites, working outside on wireless connections and capitalising on the audio and visual capabilities of digital technologies were all things parents could focus on to support their kid's homework, I told the radio interviewers.

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Social Media Burn-out? You're doing it wrong!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I hear about social media burn-out a lot and I just don't understand it.personally. I am still continually amazed that I can have a thought, and using a device that fits in my pocket, capture that thought, or real life experience, in text, photos, videos, or even just audio and automatically upload that content to a magical space that allows others AROUND THE WORLD to see, or share my experience, in near real time. Social media is simply becoming part of life.

Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Growing Your Business - Innovative Marketing Using Social Media <!–( The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The following are the top items based on social signals. Some recent social media and learning bookmarks , September 8, 2009. Ning apps for your Ning network , September 10, 2009. Audio (18). Facebook vTwitter , September 9, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

Increasing Use Of Employee Training Software With The Spread Of Digitization

G-Cube

In this age, new-age learners grasp information quickly: they write blogs and share their learning experience with others to develop a social-enabled learning environment. Social Learning at a Glance. With the spread of social networking platforms and websites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, there has been a tremendous increase in demand for similar tools to help people develop strong connections.

Slugs and snails and social enzymes

Learning with e's

We can use text, audio or video in a number of modes and through a mind dazzling range of technologies. Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. is making it easier for all of us to connect together, and to learn informally within a socially rich environment which is strewn liberally with the digital footprints of those who have gone before us. I'm off now to lay down some social enzymes.

Instructional Design, Crowdsourcing, Audio, Typography, Blogs, & Psych

Big Dog, Little Dog

Trouble-shoot the network. Using Audio Markers in Adobe Presenter - Audio Narration in E-Learning Content: Using Audio Markers - Michael Hanley in E-Learning Curve Blog. This post will cover how to integrate your audio-with-metadata files into Adobe Presenter. The Great ID Debate - eLearning Roadtrip. These days a good ID needs to be able to write instructional objective. Conduct a content analysis. And an audience analysis. Measure job/performance outcomes.

Helping Women Get Their Groove Back by Building Communities and Strong Support Networks from Rural Areas with Rebecca Undem

LifterLMS

Helping women get their groove back by building communities and strong support networks from rural areas with Rebecca Undem in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. There’s three audios in there like little quick … Really like one-minute mojos. I would not hear like, “Oh, the products are amazing and all these features,” like what I would hear a lot was, “Oh, you guys have a really engaged Facebook group.”

Why Do Top Executives Make e-Learning Systems a Business Strategy?

Vignettes Learning

Solution: they acquired PDAs or handheld devices that present short training on products in audio, image and text, when the employee scans the product. Sometimes e-Learning leaders and professionals act out the "pigeon dance." Pigeons keep on doing what they do because it worked in the past. They are slow to adopt to new ways or finding them. e-Learning leaders and professionals can break the habit by focusing on what executives look for in e-Learning.

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. Facebook. LinkedIn.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

Monday, July 02, 2007 The Gin System As Ive been trying to sort out the role of FaceBook lately, I cant help but wonder "wheres the content?" It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool. Gin" stands for Group Interactive Network. It seems to me that a system like this could provide some of the networking that FaceBook provides -- within an organization -- and provide a lot of content. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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The Neuroscience of Instagram

eLearningMind

But as it turns out, Instagram’s surge and unprecedented success in a sea of failed social media networks (we’re looking at you, Google+), may be more linked to the way the brain works than those #nofilter pictures shared. Shrinking Social Media. If you wanted to assign a generation to each social network, it might look something like this: The Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers are hanging out and sharing pictures of their grandchildren on Facebook.

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How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]

Pinlearn

Start online campaigns, be active in forums, spread the good word on social media, organize contests, announce the names of winners, congratulate them, and give them free e-books. Your website should have enough navigational and social features.

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Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Yesterday I participated in two fabulous webinars, each with a different focus, yet both with social learning themes. During each I was asked about some of the tools I use personally to get the most from social media–and ultimately learn as much as I can. I've made bold links to the primary social tools that I use. Buffer – Providing an easy way to share tweets (or status updates to most every social network) by allowing you to choose set times to post each day.

Virtual clans

Learning with 'e's

This is the audio message clan and the text message clan. Another example is the social networking tribe which boasts many clans, such as the WhatsApp clan, the Instagram clan, the YouTube clan and so on. One particularly interesting comparison can be made between the users of Flickr and Facebook. By contrast, Facebookers identify themselves using real names and photographs, and coalesce around groups with common interests that are wider than photographs.

Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

The current trend of running annual meetings virtually has forced association executives to rethink their approaches to teaching and learning and social networking. Better social learning via strategic use of breakout rooms.

7 Mobile Learning Apps You Need to Know About

Growth Engineering

Social Networking: LinkedIn. Unlike most social networking apps, you shouldn’t find too many kitten videos or cryptic pleas for attention here – LinkedIn is more professional than that! QuizUp is a very popular quiz app that lets users connect via Facebook or Google and challenge their friends to a battle of wits. They can add images and audio and even challenge themselves in a race against the clock!

The iPod Video & e-Learning Looking Glass

Vignettes Learning

I’ve also added audio books and have now tested Podcasting files. The holidays are coming and I must find a justification for buying (as a gift to myself) the iPod Video. Currently, I am enjoying my 40 Gig iPod for music and have downloaded hundreds of my favorite songs. The cool thing about iPod is the way I can organize, listen, and purchase music anytime I want. I can personalize my iPod. I am however, amazed with how my fellow trainers respond to technologies in this case the iPod.

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Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. If it’s on Facebook, do Facebook things. Facebook viewers tend to watch videos more passively; so edited videos need to be shorter (20 seconds to a minute long). There is not always a one-size-fits all video and Facebook is a great way to reach many because there are so many more choices. Start with Facebook Live.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

First appearing in 2001, the iPod series is now the most successful digital audio player in history with over 220 million worldwide sales at the time of writing. Social networking sites: Facebook (2006), Myspace (2003), Bebo (2005), LinkedIn (2003) and other sites together have changed the face of social networking for ever. Twitter is one of the best stripped down social networking tools available to humankind.

Top Online Learning Development and Delivery Tools

Hurix Digital

Add interactive elements- videos, audio, quizzes. HootSuite: HootSuite is one of the most popular social distribution platforms available in the market today.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles.

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