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!

What to Do When Discussion Goes Pear-Shaped: Or What I Learned From Reading “Crucial Conversations”

Pract.us

The authors are leadership trainers and consultants who claim that if we can manage disagreements better, we can solve many (if not most) of our organizational problems. And I suppose you can post them on Facebook if you like.

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Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

When it comes to emerging technologies, numerous tech companies including Facebook, HTC, Sony, Microsoft and Samsung are eyeing virtual reality (VR) as the next big thing. We discuss. Thursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris

LifterLMS

Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Sites like Facebook sell space to advertisers, and that is how they make money off of you as the product.

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.

Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. Yet I struck more problems.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. Yet I struck more problems.

Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

E-Learning Provocateur

An announcement board kept us up to date, the discussion forums were easy to find, and the final assessment was explained clearly from Day 1. The course was supported by social media groups across several platforms, including Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

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

Your Training Edge

Then Coursera, Udacity, and edX popularized discussion boards, similar to what is used in non-MOOC elearning. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. Discussion boards.

SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve.

Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Or, a kid can be in his dorm room, think up a better way to create a social network of people as opposed to looking people up in a static library and you can create Facebook. Instead, I ask students what problem they want to solve. What problem spins in their head? What problem are they interested in?

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How to Use Social Media for E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Some of the most popular social media platforms that can be used as e-learning platforms are: Facebook. You can use Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and even LinkedIn as a promotional tool.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

Core component #2: Discussion forum. The secondary component of my ILE is an open discussion forum. A discussion forum enables the learner to post a question to their peers, thereby leveraging the collective intelligence of the organisation.

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Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Leaders are beginning to move away from controlling the discussion to facilitating the discussion. The problem in executing this shift is not in setting up these new learning environments and communities, but rather in embracing the change.

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

To avoid this problem, companies must build significant financial and human resources into ERP project plans for communications, training, and other organizational change management activities.

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Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The questions prompt quite a lively and interesting discussion among online community members. Special shared kiosks are a possible solution to this problem, but they may be cost prohibitive.

Who we are

Learning with e's

There always seems to be a discussion about questions around identity on popular social media channels. I tweeted several questions around this discussion and report some of the responses and conversations here. It''s a discussion that will no doubt continue for a long time.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. Social media integration is one of the main advantages of MOOCs over traditional e-learning models, and MOOCs offer many ways to incorporate social media into training programs: Discussion boards. Course discussion forums are the most basic type of social platform used in MOOCs, but they are powerful tools and almost all MOOCs have them.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

The problem with this is that students may not always be as accurate or fastidious in their content generation as they could be, and may need guidance on the pathway they choose to take.

Back stage front stage

Learning with e's

I was discussing one of my favourite theories with the group - Erving Goffman's Drama model of social interaction. I asked the group how many of them had a Facebook account. reduced social cues squeeze text dramaturgical model Erving Goffman FaceBook mobile phone

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 6

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

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Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. I’ve never been a fan of adding professional contacts in Facebook.

More disruption

Learning with e's

My recent post on disruptive activism and Edupunk provoked some good discussion, not only on this blog, but also elsewhere on Twitter and on my own Facebook account , where I had shared the link. Monday at 01:22 · Graham Davies : No problem.

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates

LearnDash

Create an online discussion forum for your group, where students can discuss the course material, ask questions, and help each other to digest and understand the material. 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. Understanding the factors that affect course completion rates can help you retain students.

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Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. I’ve never been a fan of adding professional contacts in Facebook.

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

G-Cube

A myriad of social learning features that are supported by modern LMSs are discussed as follows: ? Live chat- This feature allows the learners to chat with each other as well as discuss queries with online tutors.

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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Interview on lms-selection.com

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/22/2010 Interview on lms-selection.com Recently, we had the change to discuss with Sébastien Fraysse, the Webmaster behind lms-selection.com about eFront.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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How to Motivate Your Employees for Learning and Development

Your Training Edge

While there are many reasons why employees are dissatisfied with their job, the skills shift in the market is one of the problems workers face today. Discuss Individual L&D Plans. Follow him on Twitter or Facebook to keep in touch.

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

Your Training Edge

Then Coursera, Udacity, and edX popularized discussion boards, similar to what is used in non-MOOC elearning. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. Discussion boards.

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.

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

Your Training Edge

With the rise of e-learning educational institutions, a discussion has begun on the differences between conventional learning and e-learning educational strategies. You can reach him on Twitter or Facebook. Nowadays education has become a money-making business.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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