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efront LMS integration with Facebook

eFront

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about using Facebook as a learning platform. Social is integral to learning in the workforce today – and learning platforms need to be able to support formal and informal, personalized and social learning. Facebook Integration.

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. So how about Facebook, which also allows you to post videos but on top of that offers a lot of extra capabilities, including Group pages, wall posts, personal messages, and the ability to embed fully interactive applications (including the ability to monetize them)?

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. For example, you might schedule. Seven Simple Secrets to.

Facebook for Educators

Moodle Journal

I have in past postings made both positive and not so positive remarks regarding the use of Facebook as part of course delivery. In one particular year, I certainly managed to get pretty much wholesale agreement with using the social network for both easy contact and handing out achievement comments’ and graphical badges and general course information. I also came across this rather large sample of (The teachers guide to using Facebook) Facebook the missing manual from OReilly.

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. For instance, because of the proliferation of technology, leaders have access to more information today than ever before. However, that does not mean they are better informed. Informal learning from peers, mentors and supervisors can be just as impactful, if not more so.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Wikipedia With the rise of social and informal learning, and ubiquitous mobile devices (tablets, phablets, smartphones and everything in between), micro-learning as a concept and practice has taken off. Typically, micro-learning or learning bytes or learning capsules work well as a component of informal learning where the learner pulls what they need to solve an immediate problem. Micro-learning thus lends itself to formal, informal and incidental learning.

Don’t Just Tell, Show: the Value of Examples

Association eLearning

Examples get people’s attention and are also fantastic memory aids. You could just tell them by sending out an e-mail or making an eLearning course full of animated text that lists all of the information. You can use examples to answer this question by showing them why.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

Try Sketchnotes is a great example of the latter. Facebook Groups are large communities where people are already working out loud in their varied areas of interests and sharing tips ranging from which lens to use when doing macro photography to where one might buy/hire such a lens.

eLearning as Part of an Informal Learning Strategy

Integrated Learnings

Do you have a similar story of unstructured, experiential, informal learning? Jay Cross, known for his informal learning research, tells us that approximately 80% of workplace learning occurs informally. In contrast, only 20% of organizations’ learning budgets go toward enhancing informal learning. And can eLearning become part of an investment in informal learning? Do you have examples you can share? By Shelley A. Gable.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

An organization cannot bolt on social learning just as it cannot bolt on a few Facebook and Twitter-like tools and call itself a social business.

Top 3 Informal Learning Tips

Trivantis

Do your employees struggle to keep up with all the latest trends, new data and constantly changing business information? Informal learning helps employees stay knowledgeable and ready for industry shifts. Want to initiate more informal learning in your organization?

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. It also includes some interesting tips for using Facebook and Twitter effectively in formal programs. THE QUOTE.

How to Harness Informal Learning

Rob Hubbard

Informal learning, like the scenario above, takes place constantly in most organisations. It is estimated that probably as much of 80% of learning within an organisation is informal, with formal training constituting the other 20%. What is informal learning?

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

Have your participants create their own job aid out of the information being given to them. Even if they scroll through the photos later with the intent to delete, they are still reviewing information previously captured.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. An interesting post here explores how Facebook could be used for learning – such as through brainstorming discussions, events and groups.

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M-Learning’s dirty little secrets

E-Learning Provocateur

They prefer to use them for fun, like playing Angry Birds or updating their Facebook status. Obviously you use it to inform your m-learning strategy! Think informal first. For example, consider a telecommunications technician working on an electrical box out in the burbs.

Here’s Some Background Information for Your Next E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

For example, in our elearning workshop we walk through the Hoh Rainforest design makeover. Below is another example. In the example below, the course topic is how an organization monitors Internet usage. Using the Internet to access Facebook at work is very common.

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Curation: Making Sense of Digital Information

The Peformance Improvement

So much information; so little time. We are inundated with email, tweets, blog posts, Linkedin updates and comments, Facebook news feeds and messages, rss feeds, in addition to old-tech media like newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio. This is a universal dilemma of the 21 st century.

Making the Most of Visuals in eLearning: 9 Tips and 5 Examples

SHIFT eLearning

Other research revealed readers remembered 65 percent of the information several days after viewing it when text was paired with one or more relevant images than a paltry 10 percent when the content was just a hunk of text.

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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning. Informal Learning Environment.

Why Twitter is so powerful

Learning with e's

The same applies of course to any other social networking tool, but unlike Facebook for example, Twitter contains very few distractions. Twitter quite simply connects you with people who are interesting, informative or humourous. There are two types of people in the world.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

If an organization were to outsource the filming of a training video, for example, the quality of the work would be excellent, no doubt. The step-by-step guides you mentioned are an example of pull learning. When a technician is at an electrical box in a suburban street, for example, he can use his smartphone to look up which wires plug into which ports. Ryan: My caution here is in the context of the ever informalizing workplace. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

So, if Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest are not part of your vocabulary, then either you are living in isolation or you certainly do not belong to this era.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. Its privacy policies are questionable and it is giving out user information to applications willy-nilly. All of that said, Facebook is surprising me in terms of how well it works as a platform. Luis Suarez - How to Boost Your Social Capital with Facebook mentions MyBlogLog. Great example, Luis.

How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It

Mindflash

In their book The New Social Learning , authors Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham define social learning as: “[The] result in people becoming more informed, gaining a wider perspective, and being able to make better decisions by engaging with others.

Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

We are all struggling with the ever-increasing amount of information that we need to manage. Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. Found this article, via Alec Saunders : Facebook for the Enterprise = Facebook. Provides some real examples of how business-folk are using FB; compares Facebook (emotional attachment) to LinkedIn (static resume). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

It would be ridiculous for example to ''poke'' people in real life. Facebook is currently the largest of the digital totems in the social media universe. Many of our digital tribal activities are performed on an informal basis. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

Are Facebook friends real friends?

Clive on Learning

Facebook users in the UK, a 300% increase on the year. The average Facebook user has 150 friends (suddenly I feel unloved). Looked at in this light, Facebook is alleviating what could be a much worse problem. Sorry, but becoming a Facebook member is voluntary, the information that you disclose to others is discretionary and there are privacy settings. Many of my blogging colleagues have now become my Facebook friends.

Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World

Social Learning

Rob : Seems like a great opportunity for reps to share information – an internal wiki or portal. However, I think there are a few inhibitors to social learning platforms along the lines of Facebook, YouTube, blogs and message boards.

Informal Learning: An Interview With Jay Cross

The eLearning Coach

A funny thing happened while we were learning informally. In fact, the buzz about informal learning seems to grow every day. Social learning technologies, which often facilitate informal learning, seem to have paved the way for greater interest in this approach.

How Better Customer Education is the Secret Ingredient for Customer Loyalty

eLearningMind

Sure, Target has made headlines for saucy Facebook replies and Amazon holds the standard for customer service, but these big-name brands also need a secret ingredient to truly inspire customer loyalty: education.