Using Facebook for ELearning

LearnDash

Today we have a large variety of tools available to us for social learning, the most notable being front-runners Facebook and Twitter. There have been many suggestions on how to use twitter to supplement learning , but less has been written about Facebook supplementing learning efforts – which begs the question: can Facebook be a tool for elearning? It’s also relatively easy to create apps for Facebook, making it a great canvas for developers to add cool new functionality.

Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?

Upside Learning

It also helps in creating material that educates customers and addresses their needs in a more organized fashion. I need ‘Facebook’…. Of late one of the things I’ve heard from prospects and clients is “I need Facebook in my LMS&#. On further probing ‘Facebook’ translates to easy ways of interacting and sharing information with colleagues and friends within the organizations defined boundaries. ‘Facebook’ is just the metaphor….

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Sell Courses Using Facebook Ads

LearnDash

The biggest part of creating an online courses (besides creating it) is to actively market it. In fact, I am a big proponent of marketing the course prior to it even being created. While creating content is the easiest way to get started, it isn’t the only way. However, Facebook has now emerged as the “go-to” advertising platform. Problem is, Facebook advertising can be intimidating. Wondering where to learn about Facebook advertising?

How to Create a Facebook Personality Quiz

ProProfs

Recently, a number of engaging quizzes have stirred up Facebook. Quizzes on popular TV shows such as Game of Thrones and Harry Potter are some of the most popular facebook quizzes that are smashing traffic records. They are generating more Facebook comment threads than any viral posts in the site’s history. Recently, I found my cousin took a personality quiz on Facebook to find out which kind of burger she was. Steps to Create a Facebook Personality Quiz.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 5 1 Create a project. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. Create a clear project charter Begin with the end in mind. need to create multiple versions of.

Captions Increase Viewership for Facebook Video Ads by 12%

3Play Media

In reaction to an internal study on user behavior, Facebook made updates to its video ad features. Facebook video ads auto-play without sound and with closed captions forced on. Plus, Facebook can add automatically generated captions to videos that don’t have captions uploaded.

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. Facebook is STILL the most convenient way to get connected to friends, get updated on existing friends, find new people, build relationships and express identities – so the big Facebook advantage is that your audience is most definitely there.

Captions Increase Viewership for Facebook Video Ads by 12%

3Play Media

Facebook announced updates to its video ad features in reaction to an internal study of user behavior. One of the major changes to Facebook video ads is that they will auto-play with closed captions forced on. Plus, Facebook can add automatically generated captions to videos that don’t have captions uploaded. Facebook’s video advertising study found that: Facebook users watch over 100 million hours of video each day. Facebook Auto-captioning.

Stuart Crabb of Facebook #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Facebook didn’t invent that, just created a great tool. He’s using Facebook timeline to tell the story). 1970 Marshall McLuhan ‘the medium is the message’ 1995 The Internet 2004 Facebook and the social graph – the social layer of the internet which allows people to connect and share. Who is Facebook? 70% of Facebook were born after 1979. My live notes from the general session at ASTD TK12 on Thursday. Humans have been collaborating since the dawn of time.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Creating learning videos or micro-learning videos is a blessing in disguise. Following this guide will help you in creating engaging, interactive videos. You can create information-intensive, thoughtful videos with the practical implementation of the concepts. How to Create Employee Training Videos? What to Do After Creating Learning Videos?

Why Facebook Videos Need Subtitles

3Play Media

Facebook’s CMO and VP Gary Briggs spoke at Salesforce Connections conference in New York this month about trends in digital marketing. He mentioned how the auto-play feature for native Facebook video has changed how businesses should create promo videos. Facebook auto-plays video on mute as the user scrolls down the newsfeed. Briggs noted that subtitles have been effective for engaging users in Facebook video in those first critical, silent moments.

Here’s How elearning Helped Facebook Create Super Clients

eLearningMind

This spring, Facebook dipped its toe into eLearning waters with Blueprint, a business management portal to teach small businesses and brands how to effectively utilize Facebook’s marketing tools. From creating a marketing plan to understanding how to properly time and schedule posts, Blueprint acts as a powerful tool for smaller brands to make their mark on social media. But Facebook didn’t launch Blueprint out of the goodness of their hearts.

Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

To start with an interview with Carolyn Nandozi from Uganda about her experiences facilitating a facebook group for alumni. RUFORUM has done this using Facebook. Below my question and Nandozi's answers Nandozi, can you describe how the Facebook group started? One of the strategic objectives of RUFORUM is to increase the use of technology to support effective, decentralized learning and the sharing of knowledge. There were no guidelines or rules created.

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. If you want your group to have a certain subject that you do not want open to just the general public then, I suggest creating a secret group. When you create a secret group this hides the group and all its content from anyone else on Facebook. Login to your Facebook account.

How to Add + Edit Facebook Automatic Captions to Video Ads

3Play Media

With the use of captivating visuals and a compelling story, Facebook video ads are a great way to convey important information to consumers. According to an advertising study conducted by Facebook, people watch an astounding 100 million hours of video on the social media platform every day. Since consumers have more control over what content they engage with and for how long, it’s important that organizations focus on communicating their messages more effectively.

Why Facebook Videos Need Subtitles

3Play Media

Facebook’s CMO and VP Gary Briggs spoke at Salesforce Connections conference in New York this month about trends in digital marketing. He mentioned how the auto-play feature for native Facebook video has changed how businesses should create promo videos. Facebook auto-plays video on mute as the user scrolls down the newsfeed. Briggs noted that subtitles have been effective for engaging users in Facebook video in those first critical, silent moments.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Creating learning videos or micro-learning videos is a blessing in disguise. Following this guide will help you in creating engaging, interactive videos. You can create information-intensive, thoughtful videos with the practical implementation of the concepts. How to Create Employee Training Videos? What to Do After Creating Learning Videos?

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How to Add + Edit Facebook Automatic Captions to Video Ads

3Play Media

With the use of captivating visuals and a compelling story, Facebook video ads are a great way to convey important information to consumers. According to an advertising study conducted by Facebook, people watch an astounding 100 million hours of video on the social media platform every day. Since consumers have more control over what content they engage with and for how long, it’s important that organizations focus on communicating their messages more effectively.

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. However, there are ways that instructional designers can actually use it to their advantage to create immersive and engaging eLearning experiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Why Facebook Is Such a Powerful eLearning Tool.

Creating a Course Community

LearnDash

Online communities around elearning content can increase the value of the course and its effectiveness. How To Create an Online Community. As I’ve mentioned already, forums are a great (and easy) way to create an online community around your course offering. For example, there are businesses that find the Facebook group feature to be quite useful. Taking an online course can be a little lonely.

Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Dean Hawkinson.

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. 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.

How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

TechSmith Camtasia

This visual effect is often called chroma key compositing or chroma keying. It is a post-production effect that allows video editors to replace backgrounds and insert footage or images into their scenes. Green screen videos can be a blast to create. Creating Engaging YouTube Videos. With green screen technology you can create fun side by side or split screen videos to add comedic relief to your video production.

8 Trust Factors To Build an Effective Online Course Sales Page

Client Engagement Academy

Most online course creators merely create a sales page, drive traffic through Facebook ads, and call it a day. Building trust is incredibly difficult, but also the most valuable foundation of any successful business. After working with tons of online entrepreneurs, authors, speakers and bloggers from different niches, I now realize that most people just don’t know how to inspire trust.

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Captions Increase Viewership for Facebook Video Ads by 12%

3Play Media

Facebook announced updates to its video ad features in reaction to an internal study of user behavior. One of the major changes to Facebook video ads is that they will auto-play with closed captions forced on. Plus, Facebook can add automatically generated captions to videos that don’t have captions uploaded. Facebook’s video advertising study found that: Facebook users watch over 100 million hours of video each day. Facebook Auto-captioning.

How to Create Successful Business Change

KnowledgeCity

Understanding resistance to change, identifying when it’s time to make a change and creating methods and strategies to help everyone adjust to changes is vital to ensure long-term ROI. ” Yet their Facebook ads for young adults fail while devastating their marketing budget.

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. When you really want to understand the impact of social media on education, you need to consider both positive and adverse effects. To understand the effects of social networking on students, you also need to consider the long-term effects of social media exposure.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

If you read the previous blog, Creating Your First eLearning Course , you are already on your way to being an instructional design maven. Building a course with a specific learner in mind can do wonders for helping you create focused content that engages them, visually. When creating online learning, be sure to use: • Short paragraphs : Long paragraphs tend to look intimidating on the screen. Effective Interface Designs for eLearning - February 25, 2013.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? Problems aside, the educators who are able to effectively combine mobile learning and blended learning will have set themselves up for a successful learning program. That’s no to say you can’t create excellent mobile course projects and activities. The post How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile appeared first on LearnDash.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? Furthermore, “ One global community site, for example, raised Facebook engagement by 92 percent, discussions/comments by nearly 300 percent and social network traffic by 90 percent through a badge and challenge-centric gamified system. And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. What is effectiveness and success?

A Playbook for Leading in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Leaders should create programs and teams within their organizations to reward engagement and performance with ongoing opportunities for growth, such as access to programs and executives. In other words, engaging employees throughout the workday — and creating an entertaining atmosphere where innovation and hard work is rewarded — is the key to maintaining a loyal and productive workforce.

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

In this article, we’ll tell you how to create better video content, and what the research says about how this can increase Search Engine Optimization (SEO), better the user experience, provide accessibility, enhance learning, and meet the legal requirements. How to Create Accessible Video. The secret to creating better video is to create accessible video. In a recent study, it was found that Facebook video posts with captions received 135% greater organic reach.

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How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today. Creating a Facebook group with the learners also helps to keep everyone in the class informed of when and how the next training class will be held. Students can create blogs where they post assignments instead of submitting it in hard copies. You can create webinars that learners can use even after it has ended.

5 Tips to Conduct an Effective Staff Training Session Online

Your Training Edge

With so many people choosing to work online and in virtual offices, it is important to make these training sessions effective, so we’ve prepared 5 practical tips to help you. Creating online training programs require two things: an authoring tool, and a learning management system (LMS). Create a registration form with several questions. No one likes tests, but you have to make sure that your training was effective by performing an evaluation periodically.

8 Incredibly Effective Strategies to Build an Email List from Scratch

Your Training Edge

Email is 40 times more effective at this task than Facebook or Twitter, and building an email list is essential for any business. Create a Marketing Persona. You can use online assessment software and maybe create a quiz to get to know them, but if you’re just starting out, you’ll first need to use your imagination. It’s important to consider who your ideal customer is so that you can create personalized CTAs (call-to-action) that work.