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!

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?

Coorpacademy

Does this solve the main problem of HRs? To exit the scheme of traditional learning and understand what really drives learners, we need to understand the Facebook quiz scheme.

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Forget the Money Demanding Institutes and Learn the Benefits of E-Learning

Your Training Edge

Fellow students help will be an extra benefit. You can reach him on Twitter or Facebook. Related Posts: Perks of E-Learning Two Sigma Problem Can We Learn Online By Utilizing E-Learning Tools? Nowadays education has become a money-making business.

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

For the latter, I was asked to address the question: “what businesses can learn from allowing employees to access social networking sites, and how allowing social networking can benefit businesses?&# First, there are corporate equivalents: for every Facebook and Twitter there’s a behind-the-firewall and/or industrial strength and secure solution. You need your employees to continually innovate, problem-solve, and more.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. to solve the business problems that need solving. clear on your business problem and desired outcomes. problem? problem and desired result.

Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!

Origin Learning

Free tools like YouTube has a viewership base that is mind-boggling, triggering competition with even Facebook. Dinosaurs have always been confined to textbook till the globally-renowned Steven Spielberg brought the ‘extinct’ characters to life on the big screen!

Benefits of moving your online learning platform to the Cloud

TalentLMS

The benefits, in lower training costs, flexibility, re-usability, etc. And it’s really as easy as that to get started with eLearning — like registering for a Gmail or Facebook account. Every half-decade in IT sees the rise of its own star technology.

7 Benefits of Implementing a HR Software System

Your Training Edge

Here are the top 7 benefits of using a HR software system: It improves employee engagement. You can use software to administer anonymous surveys, thus identifying problems early on. You can find her on Facebook .

10 Overlooked Benefits of Using eLearning Infographics

TechSmith Camtasia

eLearning infographics can bring the following 10 benefits to your eLearning course design. Make the most of this benefit by encouraging online learners to share the eLearning infographic. This also clarifies which benefits your eLearning infographic can offer.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS.

How to waste millions on an LMS by confusing features with benefits

Saffron Interactive

The problem is that great content isn’t. Now imagine an empty Facebook – no friends, no comments and no memes – and you are imagining the actual appeal to the learner of that shiny platform which looked so good at the Learning Technologies show. (Or She is not interested in features, but in benefits. And real benefits are derived from content. Understanding the ‘why’ before you get to the ‘how’ is another version of the features / benefits problem.

Why do learners want to learn on the mobile?

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 9 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 1 mLearning is on the rise and will be. The reason?

Why And How You Should Educate Customers On Your Products

TalentLMS

And if customers aren’t educated in the uses and benefits of a product or service, they won’t be able to recognize its full value. 5 Key Benefits of Educating Customers. The only problem is that you haven’t driven in years! And customer loyalty has many benefits.

Social Silliness

Clark Quinn

Someone pointed me to a post that touted the benefits of social learning. Let’s go through them: A Facebook Group Or A Forum, or both. But Facebook is not ! Expecting everyone to have to be open to being on Facebook isn’t a good expectation.

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Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

Today, LMS vendors are shifting towards social media platforms to leverage the benefits of social learning for the modern workforce. Benefits of Social Learning for Modern Workforce. The conventional instructor-led training restricts the learners within a classroom setting.

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

By connecting students to each other you can benefit from their ability to encourage and help each other out. If you do not want to host your own forum, a Facebook Group can be very effective. When your students join a course Facebook Group, posts from the group will appear in their Facebook News Feeds. Students can continue to be members of the course Facebook Group even after they complete the course.

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You Decide! Interactivity in New Media

Web Courseworks

Part of my presentation pertained to branching scenarios, online simulations in which learners decide how to proceed in problem solving. There are many educational benefits to using this sort of experiential approach to adult education.

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7 Hints on how to Battle High Employee Turnover

Your Training Edge

High employee turnover becomes a huge problem. Employee turnover in your company is the problem that you can successfully deal with. Not all of the employees will tell you that this is the problem that disturbs them. Use Benefits of Team Building.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 09, 2007 With Community Comes Great Responsibility In reflecting over the benefits of the first week or so of the 31 Days to Better Blogging Challenge , the biggest thing for me has been the overall boost in community. My problem is I often forget to click the icon.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. What logistical items should you keep in mind when posting a video on your company’s Facebook page? Background: Why use video on Facebook? For example, Facebook knows your U.S.

How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget

LearnDash

A Facebook page is not enough. Benefits of taking your course. Ask readers what benefits they would most like to see. Ways your learners can apply your course to their real-life problems. Start a Facebook business page, and invite contacts to follow it. Plus, if you want to run advertisements for your business on Facebook, you need a Facebook business account. Plan to run campaigns on Google AdWords first, and Facebook second.

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8 Productivity Tips for Online Course Creators

LearnDash

When you come up against a difficult problem in your online course creation process, do you find yourself opening up Facebook or Twitter?

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

Today’s learning management systems are built with social features that allow people to work in groups, facilitate discussions, and even integrate with social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google.

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4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

This is because in the former case, the learner directly sees the benefits (when he achieves success) and outcomes (when he makes a mistake)of his learning process. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

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5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing

mysimpleshow

Using explainer videos for product awareness isn’t about telling your audience that your product is the best solution for their problems but rather about showing them how it works and how it can fix a problem they are facing.

Local Business Video Marketing – 2020 Guide, Strategies, Statistics

mysimpleshow

More than 500 million internet users are consuming video content on Facebook every single day. • Take Advantage of Facebook Ads Facebook is simply the most popular social media network in the entire world.

Let Learners Sleep on It

Integrated Learnings

Another example, published in Nature in 2004, suggests that sleep can enhance performance in creative problem solving. in Germany trained subjects how to solve a math problem using a tedious method. Subjects practiced solving problems during the initial training session and again in another session 12 hours later. But there’s a twist: there was actually a much easier way to solve the problem, which the researchers did not teach to the participants. By Shelley A. Gable.

Email Marketing Tips for Online Course Creators

LearnDash

It’s not as exciting as Facebook or YouTube ads. You have to entice subscribers with what’s in store for them, let them know the unique benefits you have to offer. For example, you could use empathy to galvanize them to solve a common problem.

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Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually

Learning Rebels

Not on twittter, well okay then – go to the Learning Rebels Facebook page , like us and keep an eye on the stream. You can also find information on ATD ICE 2016 on the ATD Facebook page). platform an other live streaming applications such as periscope, meerkat and Facebook live.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

The problem is, when it comes time to market the association’s eLearning education or professional development in general, the lines get blurred, the message gets lost or marketing opportunities are missed entirely.

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Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

If you are able as a manager to apply this model to informal learning you will get more grip on the informal learning processes, while letting the worker free in choosing his own way to the solution of the problem. So, did the learning activity solve the problem within the given requirements?

Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

With so many benefits, including the affordability of the courses, the ability to work through at a personal pace, and easy access to high-quality learning materials, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. How to make videos for Facebook.

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How to Maximize Attendance to Your Learning Management System (LMS)

Web Courseworks

Marketing your online education options to your members requires skill and the creativity to explain the coursework in terms of benefits gained at the end of the course. If your organization has a Facebook page, try launching an inexpensive ad targeted to your audience that describes the benefits of the course. Shared Facebook advertising and posts can be particularly beneficial as you’re reaching two audiences for the price of one!

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

To illustrate this, I have slightly modified Dion Hinchcliffe’s diagram (see below) to show how the process of #wol can benefit all of us – employees as well as the organization. A complex world requires collaborative and cooperative problem solving.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS.