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.

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.

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. With the Facebook groups and using hashtags, you can discuss the project and exchange ideas.

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. Share this on Facebook.

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.

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. Adding more employees to an online class is far easier than expanding a physical classroom.

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.

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.”.

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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. by AJ George  I've previously written about Shakespeak , a tool that allows presenters to collect and display responses to open-ended and multiple choice questions via text, web, and Twitter.

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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. This is a list of 50 of those methods. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process.

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.

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. Delivering a live class on a favourite topic. Make use of Multiple Learning Methods. Your course is live. You have sold a few licenses. But, students don’t come back to finish the course.

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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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.

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.

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.

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. What is lecture capture?

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."

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. Those of you who visit the Social Learning Blog frequently will know by now that I’ve been on something of a “games-in-learning” kick for a while.

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Tools That Took the EdTech Industry by Storm


Instead of taking notes, they are now occupied with surfing the Internet, scrolling on Facebook, and messaging their friends on their smartphones, tablets, and laptops. There are some students who tend to focus on lessons in class only when there is a certain amount of noise.

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.

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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.

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)?

Spotlight on.SHEVA


The most recent course we added was Digital Photography which includes how to take good pictures for Instagram or Facebook accounts. Months after the workshop was given, a young lady called Belén shared how the new tools taught her to improve learning methods with children.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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

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 Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

<div class=”page-chapo”>Communities of practice have existed within organizations for many years, usually taking the form of a group of people gathering together to share knowledge, to motivate each other, and build their expertise.</div>

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.

eLearning & Gamification: The Octalysis Framework

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This was a major contributor to the initial success of Facebook: in the beginning the drive to join was that only Ivy league schools could be a part of the network, then only college students, and then, eventually, anyone over the age of 13.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

What happens in class is interactive problem solving – which means, in effect, that the “teachers have used technology to humanize the classroom,” he says. The idea of flipping the age-old model of lecturing in class and assigning problems for homework is brilliant, of course.