10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Podcasts are a great medium for distributing an organization’s content and expertise because they can be played on hand held devices and computers. Category: Social Networking Platform.

Tools for conviviality? Illich and social media

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Ivan Illich hoped for a time when the transmission model of education, or ''funnels'', would be replaced by ''educational webs'' - his notion of what we now recognise as social networks. from Deschooling Society , 1971) In the context of the technology of his day, he saw networked computers and telephone systems being used to encourage and promote exchanges of ideas, knowledge and expertise. What would Illich have made of the social web?

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How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Things that are alive move, and that attracts more attention and engagement than still photos. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media. Targeting is one of the most powerful aspects of social media marketing.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

How can ebooks, the iPad, and social media shape the future of learning? In preparation for that change, professionals everywhere are starting to turn their attention to digital and social platforms to figure out what all the fuss is about. The early adopters of social media can be intimidating: they have thousands of followers and subscribers and seem to be posting constantly. It’s your elevator pitch in the world of social media.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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Connected pedagogy: Smart technology

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Photo by Steve Wheeler This is the first of a short series of posts, presenting my thoughts leading up to a keynote speech I will give at EDEN 2019, in Bruges. The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach. The fact that any of us can access knowledge, expertise and resources so we can learn at any time and in virtually any place, means that the way we see pedagogy must change.

Three things

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Secondly, learning needs to be social. Increasingly, such contact and communication is mediated through technology, and social media tools are ideal for this purpose. His Zone of Proximal Development theory has been central to our understanding of how we learn in social contexts. Now many learners are exploiting the power of social media to build and engage with equals in personal learning networks.

PLN or CoP?

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That''s quite an apt result because Google and many of the other large, supposedly ''free'' social media tools are very much focused on making money to sustain their operations. Nor is it about the morality of social media companies. But it is about making connections for learning through the ''free'' tools we have at our disposal - social media. Secondly, according to Lave and Wenger , for a CoP to exist, there needs to be a domain of expertise.

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: what to do during an event

Good To Great

Instead, take a photo and upload it to Twitter with an accompanying caption. Likewise, if the speaker provides a list of tips or takeaways, it’s easier to upload a photo of the slide rather than transcribe all the points before the speaker moves on. Photos can also be a good way to share any last-minute changes or contextual information. Learning and training Tips and examples collaboration conference social media

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The Rise of Social Everything

Marcia Conner

Within five years, I predict, the word social will seem as cliché as synergy feels now. Social connection will be like a dial tone, something we once expected to hear and now don’t bother listening for as we dial. We must get comfortable in our social shoes. Social tools allow us to reach across time and space to solve complex problems and make informed decisions in ways we couldn’t dream of years ago. Social is not a set of technologies.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts.

Drop the “social” in “social learning” when talking to the C-suite

Janet Clarey

You say “social,&# McAfee said, and the CXO will think this… Enterprise 2.0 makes clear that the new technologies are good for much more than just socializing-when properly applied, they help businesses solve pressing problems, capture dispersed and fast-changing knowledge, highlight and leverage expertise, generate and refine ideas, and harness the wisdom of crowds. So for the C-suite cut the social terminology. photo: [link].

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Here are some ideas on getting in good with thought leaders and influencers: Follow their social media accounts, sharing their content often. Read the most recent posts on their blog and check out a few books on their area of expertise. Let them know where you plan to share it — such as social media, blogs, iTunes or YouTube. Promote the interview on your social media, distribute a press release, add great photos to turn the interview into a blog.

What is User-Generated Content (UGC) and How Does it Function in Corporate E-Learning

Docebo

Understanding how to get your learners to tap into their own knowledge capital and share their expertise within your organization is key to knowledge sharing.

Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

Twitter is a fast growing and influential social networking service that is being leveraged as a great learning tool. COMMUNITIES: One of the key features of social networks is the spontaneous forming of communities around shared interests and concerns. Check if your LMS gives users the ability to create and participate in such communities, letting users share their knowledge and expertise with others in their community. The Growing Importance Of Social Learning.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook | Main | Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) » August 25, 2007 Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 I had a little time now to digest all that I heard at the user experience/design conference named UX Week 2007 and put on by Adaptive Path. Seymour Papert , was a former colleague of Jean Piaget and founding faculty member of the MIT Media Lab.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

Creating animations has always been considered as a time-intensive activity that requires heavy software and technological expertise. AVS also provides several video effects and offers the ability to share the end result through various social media platforms.

Building the Next Generation of SCORM

Integrated Learnings

The data tracked by existing specifications is not exposed to developers in a standard way and requires LMS expertise to access. It will collect activity streams similar to the way social media applications track activity streams. Frank did this" could be "Frank likes John's photo.". By doing SCORM in this new way, content can in fact reside on social networks and report across domains to an LRS that is part of your LMS. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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So does Linkedin really work?

From the Coleface

Like most social media it allows us to do things that we do in real life faster, more cheaply, with more reach and more publicly (or with less privacy, if you prefer). On wet wintry afternoons in the final year where we should have been doing something more worthy and CV-enhancing, I’d put on a pot of tea and one of my housemates would bring out her photo of everyone in our halls of residence from the first year.

Review: Adobe Spark

BrightCarbon

Spark was developed to help people with no design expertise create social graphics, web pages, and short videos with impact. We won’t be talking about Spark Post today, but it lets you create fun social graphics. Adobe Spark is an online and mobile design app.

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Learning Experience Design (LXD): An Overview and Best Practices

Hurix Digital

LXD, therefore, requires multidisciplinary expertise including knowledge of interactive design, neuroscience, cognitive psychology and teaching. It should include learner-driven experiences such as click to move to a new webpage, load a pop-up window, link to social media etc.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Guides exist that show how to apply WCAG to elearning , and to PDFs , and other aspects of online training like video, audio, and social media. Accessibility can be thought of as an outside expertise. If you don’t possess the expertise to audit your own training, using a consultant with accessibility experience to do the initial audit can put their knowledge to use for you. Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

Photo courtesy of Verizon Wireless. They practically use it for eLearning by conducting online searches, visiting virtual libraries, streaming media contents, and purchasing ebooks. Basically, it’s an uploaded recording of lectures and discussions from a pool of experts in various fields of expertise. Her other passions include playing tennis and social media, like Twitter and Google+.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Guides exist that show how to apply WCAG to elearning , and to PDFs , and other aspects of online training like video, audio, and social media. Accessibility can be thought of as an outside expertise. If you don’t possess the expertise to audit your own training, using a consultant with accessibility experience to do the initial audit can put their knowledge to use for you. Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace.

10 Tools for Remote Work To Get People Collaborating

Continu

No matter what your business is, companies large and small use it including media, research, technology, education, financial services, retail, transport and hospitality. Team can easily send things like PDFs, photos and documents all by easily dragging and dropping these files.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

Get your fully social, engaging and interactive online school. Apart from these feature TouchCast also provides valuable analytics and comes with a variety of interactive elements that are called video apps (vApps): Image vApps, Video inside a video, PDF vApps, Dropbox vApps, Video vApps, Hotspot vApps, YouTube vApps, Photo and Map vApps, Google Drive vApps, etc. This app (also available for your PC) makes it easy to transform photos and videos into edited movies.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

LinkedIn Basics Tips on using LinkedIn The Unofficial LinkedIn User's Guide for Executives and Professionals LinkedIn Tips 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account 20 Ways to Use LinkedIn Productively Making Your LinkedIn Business Network Pay Dividends Ten Etiquette Tips for LinkedIn LinkedIn Learning Center LinkedIn How-Tos The Social Media Starter Kit: LinkedIn How to Use LinkedIn 10 Part Series: Can LinkedIn Work for You?

I live and work in the future, but I come home at weekends

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Here's an excerpt: Steve’s particular field of expertise is around the use of technology in education, starting out with those early computers and now moving to the fields of social media and smartphones. Photo by Lloyd Russell and courtesy of Plymouth University I live and work in the future, but I come home at weekends by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

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The last two decades alone have seen a rapid rise in popularity of the World Wide Web, smartphones, social media, social networks, augmented reality, wearable technologies and user generated content sites. Please join us, and come prepared to share your expertise, ask questions, challenge others and be challenged, and generally learn together as we head towards 2016.

4 Corporate LMS Flavors: Which Do You Choose?

Talented Learning

Although there is common “LMS” functionality in all the types (managing learners and content for example), each type of LMS also has unique uses, functionality, integrations and vendor experience/expertise not required by the others. Pure extended enterprise vendors bring a new level of ecommerce, interface design, social media, marketing automation and web expertise unknown to the typical HR LMS.

The People Have the Power: A Case for the Democratization of Content

Allego

There was a massive expansion of content away from traditional providers in established media into the hands of ordinary citizens. You may have heard the phrase, “democratization of content.” But what does that mean for training and learning and development professionals?

"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

This thought was triggered by David Kelly's presentation - Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. Working out loud ranges from specific, objective-driven collaboration (as in the case within project teams) to just sharing of thoughts and ideas with the wider social networks. future_of_work pkm PLN social learning wol

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The Social C-Suite

CLO Magazine

If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence. The state of employee engagement is a troubling organizational predicament, and many leaders wonder whether internal social media and social learning could help to drive it: Should the C-suite become more involved? How does its use by the C-suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization?

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Vygotsky, Piaget and YouTube

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Where once, experts had a monopoly on knowledge and expertise, now anyone it seems can access content that will teach them. According to his Zone of Proximal Development theory (ZPD), whether that person be a teacher, peer or parent, children learn more extensively within a social context. Vygotsky''s tack on learning was invariably laced with rich social contexts, and laden with cultural nuances, and he didn''t hold to the stage development theory as strictly as Piaget.

Knowledge, practice and community

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The theory You will recall that Lave''s work was based on social constructivist theory, and focused on how novice learners can become expert through a social process that involves scaffolding and situated learning. This can be in any field of expertise, and can be formal or informal in constitution. In an ideal CoP information is shared between members as they discover new methods to improve their domain of expertise, and discussion flows freely between members.

Organizing Course Content with Storyboards

learnWorlds

Also, It is during the storyboarding phase that most of the errors related to narration, media, and other relevant details are identified. 2 You will know if you acquire the necessary media. Are the media complementing the content well? How many pictures or other media do you have to buy? Graphic/Media: Images or animations. – Watch stock photos and graphics. Many times you brainstorm about your course writing every concept you want to include.