Creating Secret Facebook Groups to Create Class Discussion

DigitalChalk eLearning

When looking to find an effective method to create discussion for your class, training, or just group discussion, creating a Facebook group is a great way to do this. When teaching an online class having a discussion room and areas to ask questions will enhance the online learning environment for the student. Just like you would have a conversation in the face to face class an online classroom needs this discussion atmosphere as well.

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

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. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums.

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Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic.

Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

Im not just thinking about the gadgets and the gizmos that you use or the instructional design "method" behind the process (e.g., I missed Class and Order. In class, she has the learners walk around the classroom, chanting the rhyme and snapping it out.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile


With most learners bringing their technology with them into the classroom—either on their laptop or their smartphone—there’s less of a distinction between when classroom learning ends, and the out-of-class, self-directed learning begins. They use online courses to deliver content, while saving group projects and activities for class. ” In this case, it means focusing on your ultimate goal (that learners are able to master material), rather than the delivery method.

6 Reasons to Use Paid Ads to Sell Your Course


Simply log into your dashboard on the ad platform, whether that is Google Ads, Facebook, or something else, to see how much engagement your ads are generating. All the major social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn, allow you to pay to show ads to their users. In 2018, Facebook made a change to its News Feed algorithm which reduced the amount of content that users saw from businesses they follow on the site.

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A Complete Guide On How To Sell Fitness Programs Online


Even if you are running your fitness classes successfully, creating an online community for your members is an additional benefit. It is the best way to connect with your members outside of the class and keep them updated and connected with each other. If you have never taken your fitness classes online, you are missing out on one of the lucrative ways to popularize your brand globally and create an additional revenue stream. Selling subscriptions for live fitness classes.

Growing Use of Social Media in Education


Facebook. The most used social media methods are blogs and wikis, but all five increased in use from 2012 to 2013. Learners are being asked to create, add comments, read, watch, and listen to content in electronic format – most of which supplements the in-class lectures. Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. However, its use is rapidly expanding into the educational sector.

Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

For a better understanding of technologies in people’s engagement through social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and many more), you need to expend your views on this track. Let’s take an example; with the advancement of technologies, students can take their classes without being present on the same room and it is possible through video presentation platforms or web video conferencing using Skype, Google Hangout, and Duo calls.

Our eLearners desire something human. The best designs let something human look back at them.

Coffee and Design

Consider: CompuServe, AOL, MySpace, Google, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp. I can share something—on Twitter or Facebook or Instagram—about what I’s currently experiencing and immediately hear from others experiencing the same thing.”. Yes this can have it’s advantages which is probably why eLearning as often a method chosen by many students in the first place. I have enjoyed this month’s issue of Wired, especially an article from senior writer, Mat Honan.

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All You Need to Know to Create an e-Learning Website

Your Training Edge

You can add the email and password method or allow signing up via Facebook, Google, and so on. For example, students see courses they’re currently taking along with passed classes. The e-learning market shows year-over-year growth.

Mark Sheppard: Entering the Backchannel of ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Before we talk about other methods, the personal approach is always a good one. These collective thoughts, observations, questions, and challenges are the social media equivalent of “passing notes in class”, most often representing individual perceptions of a session or workshop. The backchannel process has proven a stable and reliable window into events such as ICE, and the usual tools (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) are still there and available for use.

When CEs Aren’t Enough: How to Engage and Empower Learners

Association eLearning

He can obtain his CEs by attending meetings, reading journals, and taking instructor-led or online classes. Activities and classes are often selected based on ease and convenience to complete, not because they sound interesting or appeal to his learning style. Each evening my husband came home from his class and he couldn’t stop talking about everything he had learned, the feedback he received, and what he hoped to do better next time. Share this on Facebook.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

With her focus on the main tools that have grabbed “global imagination” namely, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Wikis, Jane Bozarth writes a lucid, eminently readable account of what technology has to offer in terms of Social Media tools and their position in the sphere of learning.

How to Make Explainer Videos That Help Customers Understand Your Brand


YouTube being the pioneer and many platforms like Facebook, Instagram’s IGTV, and Snapchat following along those lines, videos have become a great source of branding and advertising for companies.

PowerPoint: Another Polling Tool, Poll Everywhere

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The concepts (as well as methods for audience participation) of both apps are very similar.   After completing your poll and tweaking the design, you can either download, copy and paste the slide into your PowerPoint presentation, share it on Facebook, Tweet it, add it to your blog or web page, email it, or download it for Prezi presentations.

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50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. In a learning culture, we start with the performance goal and then select the mix of methods that will help employees acquire and retain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs they need in order to achieve those goals. This is a list of 50 of those methods. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Company executives are typically interested in the bottom line, not how well their employees apply the learning from a training class. According to McGoldrick, that is where Brinkerhoff’s Success Case Method (SCM) comes in.

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

What can corporate learners do apart from classes? This method helps learners improve their performance practices. At least post a link to the current tutorial which can scrutinize efficient methods to perform the task. Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter. Sometimes different learning programs can’t give students excellent results, even though they try a lot and work hard. Well structured organization of studying is boring for some learners.

Live Training vs. eLearning: Which is Better? The Results Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, as I reviewed the responses from readers over the past two weeks, I found that far more readers favored a combination of classroom or instructor-led methods and eLearning. One reader tells us that surveys show that classroom training is preferred by learners: "As a global organization, we have encountered the e-Learning vs. classroom battle as well.results from internal surveys have shown that the preferred method of learning is via classroom training."

Top Open-Source LMS in 2020 to enhance your learning experience


As an example, your learners can chat, blog, connect to social network sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.) Get access to remote classes, webinars or online company events right from the Learning Management System platform. CANVAS: This is another open-source LMS that is dependable, and had brought about a revolutionary change in the method of education. Instructors can choose the teaching method that works best for them and their training.

Hyper-Connectivity: Get Used To It! Educate for It!

The Performance Improvement Blog

These methods of educational delivery are reinforced by a system that rewards time in class, credit-hour production, and continuity at the expense of learning. A third world country but the residents and graduates of this village communicate with each other using Facebook. Why is it that the economy is expanding but the number of high-paying jobs is not increasing (and possibly decreasing)?

Gen X in the Workplace


Let’s examine the characteristics of Generation X to gain insight into the training methods that would best work for them. This was the first generation born during, and after, the second wave of feminism when more middle class women chose to continue their careers after having children.

10 Factors That Increase Online Course Participation


A syllabus can lay out a lesson plan giving students an idea of what each class will cover. This alone increases student participation as it builds on excitement and gives the ‘shy’ students the time and the opportunity to think on their feed, to raise their hands, share their thoughts and make their own questions as you deliver the class. Delivering a live class on a favourite topic. Make use of Multiple Learning Methods. Your course is live.

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Already, the first classes of DNs have entered the workforce.

Cybersecurity Virtual Training Benefits with Hands-On Labs


This statistic is not surprising considering how many data breaches have transpired on the news from various high-profile companies such as Facebook, Yahoo, and Equifax. Rather, the safest companies understand that virtual cybersecurity labs are the most potent methods of giving employees the information they need to take on cybercrime. Adding more employees to an online class is far easier than expanding a physical classroom.

Memorable sales training drives performance


A salesperson may not remember a lengthy sales training class because it’s information-dense and also “one-and-done.” People love watching video content on mobile devices–everything from “Game of Thrones” binge-watching marathons to Facebook cat videos.

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Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education

Nick Leffler

Buffer is a great tool that makes it easy to share content to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+ at the same time. Finding good content was also a bit easier because for many classes in the program students need to know about the current state of Instructional Design. There is regular sharing of quality articles in various classes so that information can easily be added to the spreadsheet.

Using iPads to Support Training Delivery

Integrated Learnings

In this post, I will make some suggestions based on the successes and challenges that go along with this method of delivering classroom-based training. Instructors can even invest around $25 in a VGA cable to project the iPad in front of the class to demonstrate these skills. Logistics of ordering, provisioning and preparing iPads for class – Depending on what you are teaching, there is a lot of preparation that goes along with iPad delivery.

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How to Embed Your Instagram Video on Your Site

KZO Innovations

Facebook recently rolled out video on Instagram , leaving both Instagram enthusiasts and Vine users to explore the latest in video sharing. Locate the area of code that reads ‘div class-”Video” and look for a URL that has “distillery vesper” in the title and ends in “.mp4.” Although Instagram hasn’t yet created a method for simply embedding its videos elsewhere, these 3 steps will allow you to accomplish this with ease.

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Games in Learning: Review of

Dashe & Thomson

With that in mind, I’ve been reading up on how schools and educational companies have been using new technologies in their teaching methods. Founded in 2007 by former Princeton Review Teacher of the Year, Farb Nivi, Grockit seeks to use game and social network based learning to provide a fun environment for students studying for the SAT or the GMAT, at a more affordable price than many traditional test-prep classes.

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The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

TechSmith Camtasia

Lecture capture is the process of recording classroom lectures as videos, and making them available for students to review after the class.”. Or, you might want to capture a camera, computer screen, separate microphone, and webcam all for one class. And even though in-class instruction isn’t going away anytime soon, creating online resources for students is becoming a must for higher education institutions. Don’t restrict your videos to just in-class recordings.

How to Best Train the Gen Y

Origin Learning

Facebook 0 Twitter 3 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 2 Pinterest 0 Every generation brings with it a new set of fads, mindsets, trends and even ethical principles, we could say. Today’s college alumni are a new class of employees — we can’t train them the same way we did employees just five or ten years ago. Another innovative method of teaching these young professionals is by applying techniques used in some video games (such as multi-path scenarios) that put learners in control.

Joe Sabia – opening keynote at Brainshark #sharkmeet12

Learning Visions

Two methods: Take 1. Joe shows an Excel spreadsheet that looks like Facebook – so you can use this at work and no one will know! Keep in mind that people probably have 15 tabs open on their browser and that Facebook Excel page…. Sitting in class (veggies) vs. recess (dessert). Liking” on Facebook – you’re showing the world your view and doing marketing for another organization. Choose your own adventure – an interactive Facebook experience. Kineo.

The Best Ways to Do Cyber Resilience Training


Companies in every industry are staying on their toes to avoid the costly consequences of a data breach by installing firewalls, encryption methods, and anti-malware measures. We have all heard about major data breaches at companies like Equifax, Yahoo, Sony, and Facebook. Facebook (over 540 million records) – poor security. Classes can be taken from any location at any time through the Internet. Modern businesses have a lot to juggle when it comes to cybersecurity.