Using Facebook as a learning platform


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!

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Maybe it’s time to get started with online member education. Do they need continuing education credits? How are you going to solve those problems with online learning? The education director will probably need to address technical planning and develop a deployment strategy.

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Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

But if you’re trying to teach something more complex, such as problem solving, putting more work into the training can definitely pay off. Share this on Facebook.

Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

While connecting to the world of learning, the impact of social media on education can’t be ignored. When you really want to understand the impact of social media on education, you need to consider both positive and adverse effects. Positive impacts on education.

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.

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


Does this solve the main problem of HRs? To exit the scheme of traditional learning and understand what really drives learners, we need to understand the Facebook quiz scheme.

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

Here are a few important things to keep in mind when valuing membership education. To improve the perceived value of your learning, focus on creating quality courses that help your members solve a problem. The basics of supply and demand are certainly true in the education business.

The Forge Episode 23: “Education here, Education there, Education Everywhere”

TechSmith Camtasia

Check out James Gill (@jagill) , Coach’s Eye , and how TechSmith tools are helping educators solve some of their problems in and out of the classroom. Don’t forget to go give the Coach’s Eye Facebook page a like and help raise money to help fight cancer.

How Associations Can Compete with Higher Education

Association eLearning

Associations have a tremendous opportunity to serve an unmet need in education and training. Colleges and universities are not teaching specialties any longer and thus creating a skills gap problem in the workforce. Already, many associations are providing education for their members.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

Even in a small association there is generally someone responsible for marketing and another person in charge of education and professional development. Because it’s not clear whose job it is to market the association’s eLearning education.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

Why And How You Should Educate Customers On Your Products


In the modern business world, too little attention is paid to customer education. And if customers aren’t educated in the uses and benefits of a product or service, they won’t be able to recognize its full value. 5 Key Benefits of Educating Customers.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

This is a continuation from yesterday''s post on changing roles , disruptive innovation and the survival of higher education. We quickly discovered that wikis are so open as to cause problems if some form of scaffolding or structure is not created for students.

Paper Cuts


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.

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


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.

FaceBook research - your help needed

Learning with e's

Anyone who is using FaceBook , for whatever purposes, and especially those who are being wrapped up ever tighter in its nefarious and slippery coils - this is a call out to you for help. 2 Why did you first subscribe to FaceBook? 3 What are the main reasons for using FaceBook now? 5 How regularly do you use FaceBook? 7 How do you use FaceBook in educational practice? 8 What benefits do you think FaceBook can bring to students?

Dramatic Use of Educational Data Mining in Corporate eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Facebook knows to suggest new friends, Netflix knows the television shows you would like, and you look up Trip Advisor to check the highest rated restaurant, betting on the statistical data that you will have a good stay. Educational Data Mining. Data in Day-to-Day Life. Every day 2.5

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

This is a continuation from yesterday''s blog post on changing times and the survival of higher education. Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. British Journal of Educational Technology , 39(6), 987-995.

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Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT JAIME CASAP (Chief Education Evangelist at Google, Inc.). Jaime Casap is the Chief Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. Jaime works with educational organizations around the world, helping them find ways to continuously improve the quality of education by utilizing and enabling technology capabilities. Learnnovators: As the Chief Education Evangelist for Google, you have been on a mission to spread the gospel of quality education around the world.

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Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Problem solving workshops aka “hack-a-thons” (not about problem solving, but about solving a problem). When this occurs, people fall back to what they know – regardless as to whether or it is the best way to solve the problem.

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The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

The best system for the education market is Moodle. Education Rocks! There are numerous factors that have to be assigned when looking at a system for the education market. Customized front ends – Education systems should have fun interfaces.

Bluewater and Ellucian Partner to Improve Learning and Talent Development in Higher Education

Bluewater Learning

RICHARDSON, TX – October 8, 2018 – Bluewater , a consulting and services partner for learning and talent management systems, announced their partnership with Ellucian , a higher education software and services provider.

How Education Publishers Can Stay Relevant in the Era of Information Explosion?


It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces.”. Neither did he consider that platforms like the internet relay chats (IRCs) of the 1980s-90s would be replaced by multi-billion-dollar companies like Facebook and Twitter. When it comes to education, access to limitless information isn’t really a good thing. Now, place this in the context of K-12 education. This is where the role of education publishers becomes increasingly important.

How Education Publishers Can Stay Relevant in the Era of Information Explosion?


It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces.”. Neither did he consider that platforms like the internet relay chats (IRCs) of the 1980s-90s would be replaced by multi-billion-dollar companies like Facebook and Twitter. When it comes to education, access to limitless information isn’t really a good thing. Now, place this in the context of K-12 education. This is where the role of education publishers becomes increasingly important.

Insights from an education aficionado: Q&A with Bianca Woods


Read on for a journey through art, education, training, and presentations, by way of top tips for visual design beginners, and places to get the best visual inspiration (hint: it’s not just for weddings and recipes). I know that you started in art education and I was wondering if you could tell me a bit about your journey through education and what you’re doing now. Did that philosophy of visuals come from your teaching education?

TCC08: What can Educators Learn from Online Religious Communities?

Experiencing eLearning

The seminar raised a question about whether online religious communities could be a model for online educational experiences. Technical problems. She had not used a chat room, IM, Facebook, or MySpace before joining a site called Provided opportunity for isolated individuals to experience community, For education. Technorati Tags: tcc08 , tcc2008 , education , religion , community , web20

How To Add A Live Event To Your Mostly Online Education Business Mix With Mike Morrison From The Membership Guys


Learn about how to add a live event to your mostly online education business mix with Mike Morrison from The Membership Guys in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Facebook Ads for memberships is a course as opposed to a module within like a mega 50 hour long course.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

In general, women are more nurturing, so consider game types that enable players to connect with other players, perhaps allowing them to provide advice or help a non-playing character solve a problem. Share this on Facebook.

Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS

Association eLearning

If they were able to solve problems similar to yours, most likely they will have no trouble helping you as well. The chances of never having a problem are most likely zero. How are problems handled? Share this on Facebook. Selecting an LMS can be a very involved process.

How to Compete with FREE eLearning

Association eLearning

Who is going to pay for your education products when someone else is giving it away? Don’t just produce an introductory level general education course, add it to your course catalog and expect members to swarm to it. Share this on Facebook. Everyone loves free.

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Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

There’s a huge skills gap problem facing our nation today, but this crisis represents an opportunity for associations to reinvent themselves and compete with traditional suppliers of higher education. There are many facets to the problem. Skills gap isn’t a “someday” problem.

Weapons of mass deception?

Learning with e's

How much of these problems are actually the fault of the social media, and to what extent are Facebook, Twitter and other popular platforms actually culpable? What schools and communities can do however, is provide better education for all users.

Remind 101: How a Student’s Struggle with Dyslexia and ADD Led to the Creation of a New Communication Tool for Educators

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s given them access to resources and learning tools that can improve their efficiency, problem solving skills, and escalate knowledge absorption. You can contact with her directly via email, , or on Twitter @CAGarland , or visit the Remind101 Facebook page.

Gamification or Game-Based Learning? What’s the Difference?

Association eLearning

It is usually applied to topics that require problem solving, critical thinking, or lots of practice. There are plenty of off-the shelf games available, both educational and commercial. Share this on Facebook. Gamification and game-based learning (sometimes abbreviated GBL) are both hot topics and the terms are often used interchangeably. They’re not the same thing, but a lot of the definitions and explanations that are floating around aren’t very clear.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson


Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. So another big chunk of this $10,000 program that I did was how to make a Facebook ad.