Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace Over the past few weeks Ive conducted about 17 interviews with current college students and recent graduates. A couple of people also had MySpace accounts. MySpace is seen as being too "creepy". Im not sure how this relates to danah boyds recent blog article on Viewing American class divisions through FaceBook and MySpace. I think [link] is way better than myspace 2:14 PM Cathy Moore said.

All This Talk About Reading

Learning Rebels

These were the days before the interwebs, before twitter, YouTube, MySpace, and Facebook. Consider this: You read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. All this talk about reading got me to thinking… It’s been a good month.

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In theory.

Learning with e's

A lot of teachers do have a working knowledge of how electronic media can be used to support learning, but how many know when to use them and how to optimise their effects? Some students lose all their inhibitions when they post content onto Facebook or Myspace.

MyFace or SpaceBook?

Learning with e's

A recent US research project (by a PhD student mind you) has reported that users of FaceBook are generally toffs from wealthier homes and are more likely to study in further/higher education than that great unwashed working class lot who like using MySpace. I used to have a MySpace , but abandoned it because FaceBook was easier to use. I subsequently found out that more of my friends were using it than MySpace, so it made social networking easier. So it's official.

Using Content Distribution to Market E-Learning


Let’s say the website goes the way of MySpace. If you’re still set on using a platform like Medium or LinkedIn to expand your audience, there is a way to do it effectively for e-learning. Will content distribution platforms help you amplify your program, or distract from your own site? Have you ever considered writing an article about your e-learning course to a content distribution platform like Medium? If so, you’re not alone.

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Writing & Grammar Workshop: Funny? Do You Think That's Funny?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" But in books like DHTML and CSS for the World Wide Web, Excel Data Analysis, Illustrator, and even The Rough Guide to MySpace & Online Communities , humor and joking did not find a place. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? I'm teaching a new online class in May called Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts. by Jennie Ruby What role, if any, should humor play in technical and training materials?

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Facebook & Myspace are most common in the US, but other parts of the world have regional favorites. One tool to use: Effective use of VLEs Infokit from JISC. Liveblogged from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics. Presenter: Ellen Hoffman, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

E-Learning challenges in vocational education

E-Learning Provocateur

Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, blogs, wikis and other social media have shifted the role of the learner from a mere recipient of content, to an active participant in the production of content. For example, can you effectively assess a skill like repairing a fuel pump remotely?

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. We enjoyed great success, with many students learning through creating, sharing and editing content online, a collateral effect of which was better writing outcomes.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. It wouldn’t just be a networking platform; it would be the most effective social learning platform we’ve ever seen.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. It wouldn’t just be a networking platform; it would be the most effective social learning platform we’ve ever seen.

The new workplace

Jay Cross

Young people who grew up with Facebook, MySpace, Wikipedia, and Google are entering the workforce. I’ve resolved to show organizations how to increase the effectiveness and depth of informal learning — in the larger context of working smarter in the digital enterprise.

Share trading

Learning with e's

The likes of Friendster, and later MySpace, Bebo and Faceboook (some would argue that the BBS users were the first), promoted the idea that you could connect with those you knew, and you could share your thoughts with them. We teach our children that sharing is good.

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.

Are we more intelligent?

Learning with e's

Whether it will have such as profound effect on our society and our humanity as Kurzweil and other predict, is an even bigger question. 2010) The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, Myspace, YouTube and the rest of today's user generated media are killing our culture and economy.

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

Dashe & Thomson

For those of you that are unaware of TweetDeck, it is essentially a social media aggregator (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Buzz, Foursquare and MySpace) that can be used on almost any device (PC, iPhone, Android, iPad, Google Chrome, and more).

Evolution or Revolution.I'll take one revolution to go please

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Basically, when evolution does not occur then a revolution is required to ANY effective change to occur. Join the revolution and start a blog, or add something to wikipedia.even create a myspace account. Another great find from elearnspace. I'm all about the revolution. The post he links to is an outstanding commentary on the change process. This is the current state of learning with corporations and the educational system. Most people are still approaching web2.0

Reach out and connect

Learning with e's

One of the digital literacies I identified in yesterday's blogpost was effective social networking. Lots of us use Twitter, and some of those out on the periphery may still be using Myspace or Bebo.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


This year, we’ve expanded on that list to include 100 new tools that have made us more effective, made a splash or made us think. JustDeleteMe - Want to delete that old MySpace account but aren''t sure how? We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame.

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Teaching the Social Web

eLearning Development

Yesterday my wife got a message on Facebook from a friend asking for advice on how to handle a young teenage girl’s use of MySpace. Are usage guidelines effectively defined? It’s shifting to be more proactive, e.g. how do we build social learning tools our employees can use effectively? But are the foundations for responsible and effective use being laid at the right age?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im Mrs. Dalloway

Learning Visions

The company you surround yourself with may be shallow, but their effects upon your reality are tremendously deep. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective)

Tony Karrer

And, I don't believe that this connection effect will stop with blogging. While I've not personally done much of this, finding other individuals through content also occurs through the use of tools such as (links), 43Things (goals), wikipedia (topics), flickr (images), mySpace (bands), etc. This has had an interesting effect of establishing closer ties within the blogger network.

Reading, writing and rupturing

Learning with e's

Social network sites such as Bebo, Facebook and Myspace, says danah is where people go to socialise and be a part of the world. Searchability is also important - the ability to find people and track what they are doing is also something that can work either as a good or bad effect.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Central Florida. Technology Literacy and the MySpace Generation. Here are the slides from an online session I did yesterday on Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace.

Dawn of the Un-book

Jay Cross

Effectiveness Column in June 2008 CLO magazine. Today's activist readers pluck information from the blogosphere and YouTube and their friends on Facebook and MySpace. Malleability, multimedia, and more.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

It’s also worthwhile thinking forward to the world we're likely to be facing over the next 10 and considering what an ideal learning and development team might look like if it is to effectively navigate the future.

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Humannet at Cisco

Jay Cross

Yesterday I spent the day at Cisco talking with old friends and new about what Fast Company recently described as an “unprecedented forward-looking strategy to unleash what it’s calling a ‘ human network effect ’ both on and off the Cisco campus.”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments - Kapp Notes , November 19, 2010In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. Lots of us use Twitter, and some of those out on the periphery may still be using Myspace or Bebo.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Q : How is Twittering more effective than Facebook status updates They are very similar. Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. There's a recording available here.

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2018 Turkey Awards for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

For me, it needs better capabilities on the admin side and as with other HE platforms out there the authoring tool that comes with it focuses the whole synchronous angle – which you know, is not the way to build an effective SBL, let alone an engaging course.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News)

Mark Oehlert

For our forces to be effective in that world, they have to prepare with a joint perspective from the start,” he said. It's like mySpace for Serious Games ! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) | Main | Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!)