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 It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai.

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8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment. Ideally, each activity in the social learning environment should tie into a specific objective , goal, or desired outcome.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

That’s what is fundamental to rolling-out social media learning at workplace or embedding it into an existing LMS environment. Let’s consider the environment of a luxury retailer, whose one-third staff only had a company computer or tablet and a company email address.

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.

From Brilliant Jerk to Passionate People Person

CLO Magazine

Eventually, the toxic environment he created led to his firing from Apple in 1985. Facebook remains, in essence, an advertising platform that profits from people’s personal data and connections. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick.

Conversations

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Being connected through Twitter or Facebook or other networks has obviously had an affect on us, we are all more informed (?) about world politics, the environment, culture, etc. I also acknowledge that I have been part of the above problem too, which is why I’m annoyed.

Ingrain Immersive Learning…Get the drift?

Origin Learning

Facebook (FB) brought connectivity unparalleled, leading to a rising new class of people across the world.That was a decade ago. He combines intelligence, analytical problem solving, and business acumen with incredibly strong interpersonal skills to effectively team with and lead others.

Who we are

Learning with e's

Some such as Jane Davis said they thought it was a good idea to do this to maintain salience and focus on context specific roles, but others such as Martin King saw problems suggesting that ''just as identity is complex, so is trying to divide it''. Who are you?

Back stage front stage

Learning with e's

I asked the group how many of them had a Facebook account. Next we discussed how people represent themselves on Facebook through their profiles, pictures, games they play, groups they join, and people they 'friend' online.

eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

Of course stakeholders come to training departments all the time demanding training and we need to look at the problem first as Jay Cross was quick to point out. This does not solve the problem, but reiterates the need for a more effective development timeline and approach. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. 1 comments: klokugedona May 1, 2011 11:11 PM I want now has become the latest trend in the e-learning resource development environments. eLearning Cyclops.

Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS

Association eLearning

Do their assessments look like the same assessment environment you are trying to deliver? 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.

The Lonely Training Needs Assessment

Learning Rebels

I’ve written many times, on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and on this website about the importance of asking the right questions at the right time. Not every nail needs a hammer, not every problem requires a training intervention.

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Situated learning environments place students in learning situations where they are actively immersed in an activity while using problem-solving (critical thinking) skills. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

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Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

The concept of personal learning environments was also introduced, as a counterpoint to the notion of the VLE. Social networking sites: Facebook (2006), Myspace (2003), Bebo (2005), LinkedIn (2003) and other sites together have changed the face of social networking for ever.

4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains

Learningtogo

A few weeks ago, I had a problem to solve and it was something of an emergency. Thought leader and President of the eLearning Guild , David Kelly, would say that I experienced a shift from waiting for someone to solve a problem, to just finding the resources and solving it myself.

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How To Assemble A Team For Your Business: 5 Simple Rules

Your Training Edge

In his book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable , author Patrick Lencioni lists five issues that are usually the cause of a team becoming unsuccessful: Absence of Trust : Trust is perhaps the most widespread problem of all. Meet him on Facebook.

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Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

If you are able as a manager to apply this model to informal learning you will get more grip on the informal learning processes, while letting the worker free in choosing his own way to the solution of the problem. So, did the learning activity solve the problem within the given requirements?

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

Whilst studying computer science and software engineering at university, my specialisations were those which would best equip me to create 3D environments. players to follow the VR trend, including FaceBook with their 2 billion dollar bet on the Oculus Rift.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

For eLearning, it shifts our paradigm from a course being a learning “event” to creating an entire learning environment in which the eLearning course is only a piece of the learning. Mr. Meier explained that previous learning environments reflected a linear mindset. By Dean Hawkinson.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

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. Facebook Brings Facial Recognition To Photo Tagging.

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Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

Instead of taking the “we need to get more members engaged” approach, meet the members’ needs first, think “members need a trusted environment to collaborate how can we become their trusted advisor?” Try creating an event page on Facebook that members can “join”. Share this on Facebook.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter.

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7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Seek for knowledge and find offhand solving problems. Work on connecting a corporate environment with learning subjects. Difficult situations come and your employees try to beat an obstacle or deal with a problem. Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter.

We’re Hiring! Social Media and Digital Marketing Analyst

LearnUpon

Our company is a very open, collaborative environment where team and individual accomplishments are celebrated and encouraged. Work in a fun and supportive environment – regular team events. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Chairperson’s Report from Corporate Learning Week

NovoEd

There were large organizations, such as Facebook, Publicis, Yum! The skills that participants were focused on, surprisingly, were the higher-level complex human-related skills: leadership, collaboration, problem-solving, and others.

How Does the Blend of Social Learning and Microlearning Boost the Overall Learning Uptake?

G-Cube

Social learning is associated with learning in groups or interacting via chats or forums across different social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Both strategies impart a personalized learning experience as they do not happen in a fixed learning environment.

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

In addition to the simulation experience, learners can connect and share their experiences on Facebook. Build Community - An effective game tackles a real problem within an industry and offers a real solution. Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning and development.

The 5 Tech Developments Changing The LMS

Grovo

In a changing tech environment, the tides that drove so many other digital tools forward left learning software behind. That old UX is a problem for modern learners. Workplace learning is evolving quickly.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

The purpose of the initiative was to develop a standard for eLearning that would meet the needs of both federal and private sectors to replace AICC and correct previous problems. Just think about the last time you observed how much Google, Facebook and Apple seem to know about you as a person. xAPI is a learning answer to this problem and provides many capabilities beyond SCORM. Perhaps getting learners to the training more easily is the problem.

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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable.

Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Training Solutions

Kitaboo

An IDC-Facebook report finds that 79% people in the age group of 18 to 44 years check their smartphones first thing in the morning and last thing at night, before going to bed. Technological advances have made people addicted to their portable devices be it smartphones, tablets or laptops.

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

Adobe Captivate

Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment. And social media can encourage an environment of trust, where individuals share information about themselves and their interests. Social network sites can bridge the gap between the formal learning environment of the classroom, and informal environments like afterschool programs or communities of practice.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Instructor-facilitated workshop – meeting convened by an instructor; participants learn from experience of working together on solving a problem or creating something new. Social media – using computer-mediated platforms for sharing information, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogs.

Can VR make learning viral?

Origin Learning

One day, we believe this kind of immersive, augmented reality will become a part of daily life for billions of people,” avers Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Sensory, stimulating, and sticky – that’s how learners would want their learning to be.