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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

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Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach.

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. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. Social networks for distance learning.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

Matrix

Observational learning is a major component of Bandura’s social learning theory. Mixing observational learning with hands-on learning is a highly effective (and cost efficient) combination. Social learning through networks. How Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) works.

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!

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. RUFORUM has a mandate to oversee graduate training and networks of specialization.

Jeff Cobb’s New State of Association eLearning Report

Web Courseworks

As the explosion of social networking takes hold of the internet and the dynamics of information sources change, learning has taken on a new trend of being increasingly learner-centric. Professional Development social networking YouTube

Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

We are all very familiar with social networking platforms such as MySpace, Flikr, YouTube, Twitter, Bebo and Facebook. We have new learning environments and tools that enable us to access knowledge more effectively and to share and collaborate in better ways.

How to Make a YouTube Outro to Grow Your Channel

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Incorporating an outro into your YouTube video is an easy way to increase watch time on your channel. In this post, we cover the basics of YouTube outros, along with how you can create your own. What is a YouTube outro? Channel : allows you to link to a different YouTube channel.

How to Make a YouTube Video: The Definitive Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s no secret that YouTube is the ultimate place to post video content. YouTube has over 1.9 Top YouTube content creators can make hundreds — if not thousands — of dollars a day, but ironically, being successful on YouTube has little to do with actually making a video.

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.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

In this post, I’ll share the tactics I use to come up with great YouTube video ideas for my audience. Whatever the purpose of your video, your number one priority must be to find YouTube video ideas that are relevant to your audience. Where to look to find YouTube video ideas.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. The point is, Tweet Deck gives me a completely customizable, real-time social learning feed.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. Why is networking so important anyway? From a personal perspective, networking builds new relationships through which you can share information, answer questions, and make new connections.

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

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They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. YouTube alone experiences 100 hours of video uploaded every minute. YouTube Statistics. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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The changing Web

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Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Essentially, the Web has become more social. 2002) The Network Society.

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Create More Income, Impact, and Influence for Your Online Courses and Personal Brand with Professional Self-Made YouTuber Sean Cannell

LifterLMS

Learn how to create more income, impact, and influence for your online courses and personal brand with professional self-made YouTuber Sean Cannell in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can find Sean’s book YouTube Secrets on TubeSecretsBook.com.

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

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. YouTube alone experiences 100 hours of video uploaded every minute. YouTube Statistics. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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5 Strategies to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Lead Generation

ProProfs

With a vast array of marketing platforms and lead generation tools at your disposal, it can be challenging and complicated to determine which ones are effective and deliver results. But are your campaigns effective? Go Social.

The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

This week, we will show you how to pull off the Green Screen Effect. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range). Watch it on YouTube. Watch it on YouTube.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. Social networking is a crazy buzz word right now. Twitter , a micro-blogging and status update technology, is one of among many ways that web users are using social technology to share information. I think of popular web based social networking technologies as breaking down into three categories. This type of social collaboration really solidifies this as a web 2.0

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Share trading

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The entire social web is founded on freely shared content. Prior to the social web, public sharing wasn''t that common a theme. Sharing content for free was amplified into popularity by the advent of the social networks. We teach our children that sharing is good.

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

We cannot deny how social media has become a part of our daily lives, how it has influenced us and how it has connected us to the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today.

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

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. YouTube alone experiences 100 hours of video uploaded every minute. YouTube Statistics. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. But used effectively, it can be a creative way to engage with your online learners. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Facebook. Facebook pages are public by default, although they do have some privacy settings.

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. Creating Engaging YouTube Videos.

Increasing Use Of Employee Training Software With The Spread Of Digitization

G-Cube

Hence, the use of effective employee training software for corporate training has become very common. Earlier, the software was employed for effective distribution of training content with less flexibility, thereby lessening its value and limiting its adoption in organizations.

Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations

G-Cube

As we move rapidly into the technology age, awareness is growing that many of the developing technologies may benefit teaching and learning – including mobile devices, internet and social media.

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Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Jaime is a member of the Google for Education Team and works across other Google teams, including, Google Fiber, the Google Policy Team, the YouTube Team, and the Google Capital Team. And that was great… it worked effectively and it created one of the greatest economies in the world, and all the other things that we love about what we’ve been able to do here in terms of “innovation and creativity”. They have a global connected social media network.

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Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that social media has changed more than just how we pass the time, it has now infused itself into formal learning channels. Seeing as social media is now mainstream, to what extent do we combine it with instructional design methodology?

Changing the learning landscape

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Changing the learning landscape is a one day workshop on social media and learning in higher education that will be held at the University of Warwick on April 24. Social media enables individuals to discuss, share, and learn via different kinds of media, such as text, video, photos.

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

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related).

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features

Gyrus

Text of Infographic: Why is Mobile Learning so Effective? Effective mobile learnings highlight specific learning objectives. Modern, more dynamic content allows for a greater utilization of media and ultimately superior effectiveness.

The Psychology and Neuroscience of the Underdog Effect: Why We’re all Leicester City Football Fans!

Learningtogo

“ The Underdog Effect ” was published in the Journal of Applied Psychology in 2008. This self relevance is a critical piece to understanding the psychology of the Underdog Effect. Another study looked at the underdog effect from the aspect of fairness.

Beyond Control?

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One of my recent publications dealing with this subject is a chapter that appears in the book ' Effective Blended Learning Practices ' Edited by Elizabeth Stacey and Phillipa Gerbic. So students are populating social networking and Web 2.0

How to Apply Social Learning Theory for Effective ELearning

Training Industry

We are social creatures by nature. In fact, unless you’re a Himalayan yogi, long-term social isolation can have negative mental impacts. It’s no surprise that social interaction plays a role in learning. Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory states that people learn behavior from their environment through observation, imitation and modeling. My guess is YouTube. Social learning theory says that we learn through observation.