How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

The main purpose of microblogging in MOOCs is to provide opportunities for synchronous interaction, such as a once-a-week live conversation. Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

Monday, July 02, 2007 The Gin System As Ive been trying to sort out the role of FaceBook lately, I cant help but wonder "wheres the content?" It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool. Answers can be sent view email or text message. Files can be password protected Discussion Boards In August, Gin Premiere is launching with new features, including instant messaging, a "whos online" feature, skinning features, and the ability to upload pictures with your profile.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

The main purpose of microblogging in MOOCs is to provide opportunities for synchronous interaction, such as a once-a-week live conversation. Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

The main purpose of microblogging in MOOCs is to provide opportunities for synchronous interaction, such as a once-a-week live conversation. Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Short Text Messaging. Text message that are short bursts sent from a cell phone or a computer directly to another cell phone or computer. Instant messaging is the ability to write a quick message to another person and enter into a dialogue in real-time via only text-based messages. Text-based messaging systems allow for quickly communicating with someone in a synchronous environment. Unlimited Text Messaging. Facebook.

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Textbooks, blackboards, and overhead projectors remain the tools of choice for many teachers, at a time when their students are geared to learn from iPads, PowerPoint, and instant messaging. The result is a lost message, and a lost opportunity.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Combination of synchronous and asynchronous features. Most systems in the education space are still strongly focused on synchronous based learning. Built in video chat and notifications that can be sent not only by SMS but also through Facebook just add real value. Facebook and Twitter integration. Instant messaging. The system is still about synchronous based learning, which is fine, but it is nothing more than sticking ILT online.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

EI Design

Instant messaging. The tool comes with an integrated social network wherein all registered users can create their own profile, search for people, send invitations, make friends, send messages, and create groups on different topics. Learners can exchange links and bookmarks and also link their social network profile to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other external social network platforms.