Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? Facebook is the Godzilla of social networks. Uncategorized elearning social media

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? Facebook is the Godzilla of social networks. Uncategorized elearning social media

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5 Major Players in Distance Learning

LearnDash

To explore the distance learning major players in more detail, let me introduce Allie Cooper – an individual who has a passion for all things learning, education technology, and the latest industry happenings. Below, we’ll feature five major players in distance learning worldwide. The challenge brought by this is to connect your facilities to local school systems, as well as the campus community to maintain a conducive virtual learning space.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

I’m interested in something more than Angry Birds’ gaming dynamics, though; I’m interested in the Angry Birds community. That means more than 16,000 videos were contributed by members of the Angry Birds Community of Practice. Not because the videos aren’t all helpful, but because the motivation for participation is very different than that inside an enterprise social learning environment.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , tutorial My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player by Kevin on May 17th, 2010 Updated: May 21, 2010 – Lesson I: Making Your Own Custom Articulate Player Actually, I started out with hopes of developing my own Articulate Engage Interaction. So I turned my attention to the building my own player instead. The Player.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning , tutorial Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on May 20th, 2010 To kick things off, a note on the words: “Player” and “Skin”. Some refer to it as the Articulate Presenter Community Player while others refer to it as a Skin. Whatever you choose to call it in the end, you are still developing the “Skin” and the “Player.”

Brandon’s App of the Week – Courtside for iPad

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In case you’re not familiar with Dribbble , it’s an online community of creative types who share screenshots of the projects they are working on to obtain feedback on their designs. Courtside for iPad has been developed in a way that stays true to the basketball theme of the primary Dribbble website, you view “shots” (screenshots) that are posted by the “players” (artist contributors).

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Brandon’s App of the Week – Courtside for iPad

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In case you’re not familiar with Dribbble , it’s an online community of creative types who share screenshots of the projects they are working on to obtain feedback on their designs. Courtside for iPad has been developed in a way that stays true to the basketball theme of the primary Dribbble website, you view “shots” (screenshots) that are posted by the “players” (artist contributors).

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Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

MOOCs are different from all other forms of training in that they can enable social interaction and peer learning across entire organizations, even if those organizations have employees located around the globe. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities. One of the most basic gamification tools is the leaderboard, which shows players how they rank compared to others.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

MOOCs are different from all other forms of training in that they can enable social interaction and peer learning across entire organizations, even if those organizations have employees located around the globe. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities. One of the most basic gamification tools is the leaderboard, which shows players how they rank compared to others.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Many of the blogs I follow are part of the eLearningLearning community. It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud Computing

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. hiogi.com – mobile search based on the knowledge of a worldwide community. Hunch’s answers are based on the collective knowledge of the entire Hunch community. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. MyVidster – social bookmarking plus videos.

Baseball, Big Data, And Learnings From Advanced Analytics

Marcia Conner

He shared hours of commentary, anecdotes, and statistics related to the players and their game–our game, a game shared by my mother and the country. Social media at this point is as integral to the game experience as keeping score or enjoying a hot dog and beer. These new social tools provide researchers unfiltered access to fan’s experiences, stories, and perspectives, which they can analyze and report.

10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with 'e's

Anderson is known to many in the world of education as a passionate and knowledgeable promoter of social media and technology for learning. Most recently he was selected to be a panelist at the #140 Conference in Los Angeles, organized by Vonage founder Jeff Pulver where he discussed the impact of Twitter and other social media on education. I was in marching band all through high school and in college as a tuba player and thought that would continue into my career.

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10Q: Leigh Graves Wolf

Learning with 'e's

While working at Detroit Country Day, Leigh completed her master’s degree (mostly online) at MSU in Digital Media, Art, and Technology. Most recently, Leigh has worked as an instructional technologist for Oakland Community College and an academic technology specialist for the Eli Broad College of Business at MSU. Community - of all sorts face to face, virtual, or hybrid. I'm going to engage the audience in the first massively multi-player quickfirechallenge.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. In today's 10Q interview, Helen answers questions about her philosophy on learning, social media and her current projects in higher education, including alternate reality games: Who are you? What does social media mean to you?

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How To Start a Successful Podcast To Promote Your Online Business

learnWorlds

Podcasts are growing in popularity both in education and as a social media marketing communication channel. From a marketing perspective, podcasts are a great social media tool to approach diverse and niche target audiences across industries and demographics.

eLearning Thought Leaders: OpenSesame

eLearning Weekly

eLearning Weekly Interview with Josh Blank, SVP/General Manager, and Tom Turnbull, VP/Community Development at Open Sesame. eLW: What about social media or integration–are you integration-friendly? JB: A SCORM video player. Interview eLearning eLearning Start Up LMS Open Sesame SCORM Video Player Thought LeadersI interviewed the guys at OpenSesame to find out what they are up to and why everyone is talking about the hoodies from DevLearn.

This Week on #BLPLearn: Social Games and Backstory

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: The Secret Sauce of Social Games.

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How Millennials Connect to Mobile Learning

LearnDash

Make it social. While Gen Z is the generation currently most associated with social media, Millennials were the beta testers and first adapters of every major platform from MySpace to SnapChat. However, the best social media platforms are also highly mobile.

Which Competencies Are Most Important for Your New Leaders?

Avilar

It’s easy to call to mind examples of great leaders — from explorers to activists to military, political, community, sports, and business leaders. Social causes, health and wellness, and work/life balance are now mainstream business concerns. . He makes players better.

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

But the community you build offline can translate just as well online. What to Do If Your Video Player Doesn't Support Captioning If your video player doesn’t support captioning, here are some workarounds: For live streams , use an embed code or iFrame. Social media clips.

Subject Matter Expert (SME): How to Work With One

eLearningMind

Follow other SMEs on social media and read publications from the expertise area that interests you. Join online communities and interact with experts virtually. Create and publish your content on your social media channels orblog, and in publications.

Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

Moving on, I loved the presentation from Media Molecule. LBP on PS3 is a unique platform adventure game with a huge social community, which enables players to play, create, and share with others. I am very impressed with the pioneering work that Channel 4 Education has done in education – some of their work has high social significance. The Smoke Screen Game ( Video available here ) for instance is a pure online game which lets players experience life online.

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Game Maker’s Toolkit, Flip Book, and Creativity in eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. The player may not even realize they are being taught a new mechanic because it’s presented in-game with little text.

Amy Jo Martin, Thursday Keynote at #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

link] Find out more here: [link] It’s social communication, not social media. Social Communication impacts all elements of businesses. Through social we can explain why we do what we do through social. Return on Influence Standard media impressions (cold metrics like FB and Twitter #s) x Warm Metrics (Sentiment + Engagment) = taking into account both the reach you have and the way people feel about you.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 3

Upside Learning

Get Serious About Social Learning By Focusing On What Matters. Social learning has taken on a kind of religious fervor among learning practitioners during the past couple of years—and not without good reason. This article underscores the criticality of social learning strategy formulation, community design, rewards and incentives, content quality, and benefits tracking. Flash Player 10.2 Upon the solid groundwork laid by the Flash Player 10.1

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The New Social Learning by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner

Clark Quinn

Marcia Conner & Tony Bingham’s book The New Social Learning is, quite simply, a must-read if you are in either responsible for learning in, or running, a business. After a opening that sets the stage of how the world’s changing, Tony and Marcia go through a series of tools and opportunities in systematic ways: community, video, twitter, wikis, virtual worlds, and face to face events. Tags: social

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Skills of Gamers, Microsoft Build Keynote, and Compliance Training: This Week on #BLPLearn

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Are Actual Players Less Skilled than 20 Years Ago?

Creating Great Forms, Lip-Synching for Animation, and Writing Attention-Grabbing Intros: This Week on #BLPLearn

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. We also use the data for the leaderboards that players find so engaging.

Ways We Work and Fantasy Football for Your Sales Team: This Week on #BLPLearn

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. The first (Fantasy Sales Team) is a program that turns a company into a pool of “players” who earn points/badges/etc.

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3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

But the community you build offline can translate just as well online. What to Do If Your Video Player Doesn't Support Captioning If your video player doesn’t support captioning, here are some workarounds: For live streams , use an embed code or iFrame. Social media clips.

This Week on #BLPLearn: User Experience Design and User Stories

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

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Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers

ID Reflections

I love this description from Jane Harts post: FAUXIAL LEARNING is about forcing people to use social media in courses – or even in the workplace – and then confusing compliance with engagement (and even worse) learning. As an Instructional Designer and L&D Consultant, I am often asked questions like: 1.What social collaboration platform should we use? Does this mean the employees are not engaging in "social learning"? Collaboration culture social learning

8 Top Learning and Development Podcasts

Elucidat

A firm favorite amongst the L&D community (and in the Elucidat team), the Good Practice podcast focuses on key issues affecting L&D and HR teams. These conversations cover a broad spectrum, from the potential of AI in learning, to digital transformation, to social learning. This podcast from Connie Malamed ranges from instructional design, cognitive psychology, visual communication and social media learning.

An Ultimate Guide To Starting A Successful Music Business By Teaching Online

Pinlearn

For example, you can choose an area and create an eBook, a mini-course, or even a private community and give out those as free to invite your target audience to your classes. It is equally good for both small and big players. Not Fully Utilizing Social Media Platforms.

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How to Create a Facebook Personality Quiz

ProProfs

and also a desire to compare ourselves with others in a social media-obsessed society. There is a myriad of popular Facebook quizzes floating around on social media that have been created by brands for generating leads, learning about customer traits, building communities, etc. Boost Social Interaction – Facebook personality quizzes are a great way to boost social interaction. Step-6: Sharing on Social Media.

Uplifted and Self-Actualization: This Week on #BLPLearn

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. At any time, the player can revisit their “Positome” full of these happy thoughts.

Branching Scenarios, Heatmaps, and Ledoliel: This week on #BLPLearn

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#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. The game is really more of a conversation simulator requiring the player to learn new social cues.