Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

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Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

In this post we’ll have a look at yet another authentication option — integrating eFrontPro with Facebook, so that you can have your users log in through their Facebook accounts. Facebook you say? Whether one personally likes the service or not, there’s no arguing that Facebook is the world’s most popular social media platform. Getting your Facebook on. Configuring eFrontPro for Facebook authentication is quite easy to achieve.

Thumbs up: Integrating eFrontPro with Facebook

eFront

In this post we’ll have a look at yet another authentication option — integrating eFrontPro with Facebook, so that you can have your users log in through their Facebook accounts. Facebook you say? Whether one personally likes the service or not, there’s no arguing that Facebook is the world’s most popular social media platform. Getting your Facebook on. Configuring eFrontPro for Facebook authentication is quite easy to achieve.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. Augmented reality has a potential to revolutionize learning because of its ability to overlay helpful information not normally seen by the naked eye onto the objects we view. Learnist describes itself as a tool for “people helping other people learn. Learn something, teach something.”

Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!

eLearning 24-7

What social media platforms does the vendor use? If the vendor uses any social media, the name is listed (example: Twitter, Facebook, etc). 30% use some form of social media. Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS e-learning e-learning vendors hosted learning portal social learning social media elearning learing portal

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. Facebook. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level?

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). Incorporate Social Q/A.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. I see it a lot, especially with social learning and the wonderment of some vendors of adding a “discussion forum and text chat room&# as part of their solution. Even more important, a learning management system was a new concept, so having to ask for X, when your budget has always been Y, isn’t an easy sell, especially when ROI is discussed. E-Learning 24/7.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 For end users in the e-learning market, it is clear they are following the market. Streaming Media. Learning Platforms & Emerging Technology.

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

eLearning 24-7

The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. Folding up shop and switching to a new market: Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Acquiring another LMS or e-learning vendor. Folding up shop and switching to a new market : Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Acquiring another LMS or e-learning vendor/Outside of the industry purchasing vendors in the space.

4 Incredible Ways Technology is Fostering Smarter Communication

Your Training Edge

Moreover, there has been a steady increase in the use of social platforms among older people, be it for news feeds, information, connecting with close ones, etc. Social media platforms facilitate smarter personal and business communication. The application of social media platforms in communication is far-reaching. In today’s fast-paced world, communicating through social media is undeniably a trend which is here to stay.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Gartner is calling tablets – “media tablets&#. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). To Learn more and register for this one time online amazing event, please click I’M Intrigued. Next week, I will presenting my topic on HTML5, Tablets & E-Learning at BYOL in NYC.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning. Here are the reigning IT-enabled trends that are defining corporate training today: It’s All Social. The greatest of all trends – the trend that’s reigning supreme in corporate circles – is the power of social media. However, it took Facebook a mere year and Twitter even less time to reach the ‘50 million’ milestone.

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How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]

Pinlearn

As a result, education has changed dramatically with the distinctive rise of online learning where teaching is undertaken online on digital platforms. billion children in 186 countries are affected by school closure , online learning is a boon to the entire education industry.

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Social Learning for Engaging Learners

Ed App

Social learning is defined as learning with and from others. Social learning could be about acquiring knowledge on any topic and in any environment – while conversing casually with friends, colleagues, or through social media like Facebook or Twitter. Social learning has become part of the learning strategies in the corporate world. Utilizing social learning. Essentials of a social learning portal.

The 5 Top Blogs of 2016 on Mobile Learning

CommLab India

The corporate training world is chanting the mobile learning mantra. The demand for mobile-compatible technology-enabled learning solutions is growing by leaps and bounds. Markets and Markets estimates that the global mobile learning market will grow from $7.98 Are you planning to climb the mobile learning bandwagon too? Well, here are 5 useful blogs that will help you make good use of the learning format. Mobile Technologies and Social Learning.

How You Can Use Social Learning To Engage Your Learners

EI Design

Although the social learning phenomenon is catching up, many in the learning sphere are not sure of its impact owing to misconceptions around it and lack of data to showcase its impact. This article outlines how you can use social learning effectively to engage your learners. How Can You Use Social Learning To Engage Learners? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others and is not bound by a specific type of learning.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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Creating Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos

EI Design

The last few years have seen a significant increase in the use of social learning for employee training. In this article, I share the benefits of social learning and show you how you can use microlearning videos as an effective social learning tool. How To Create Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos. The advent of social media technology. What Is Social Learning?

How Microlearning Captivates Your Employees

Ed App

Microlearning caught on incredibly quickly in learning and development (L&D) circles because it is a learner-centric digital learning strategy that offers a number of benefits to learners traditional eLearning cannot. After all, it’s not for nothing that it is being used by industry giants like Walmart, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Bloomingdale’s and Berkshire Hathaway Media Group, in addition to countless other big, medium and small-sized organizations.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access social media sites out of the workplace.

5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS

www.upsidelearning.com

Balancing content delivered and the learning audience is one of the most delicate and important operations within LMS services. To ensure that learner spends quality & productive time on e-learning portal, it is important to implement instructionally sound, easy to navigate content that is relevant to an employee’s job and essential skill set. Increase Learner Engagement through Social Media. Let Learners Measure the Learning Effectiveness.

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How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

Pinlearn

Information, knowledge & wisdom will fade into oblivion if there aren’t any students hungry to learn. If you have skills to teach, information to share, knowledge to enlighten and wisdom to connect with learns, you require nothing than an online school. Thanks to this model, you can start an online school to cover each and every skill that your learners can learn. Social Media Marketing. Learners will stay long-term with tutors as there’s a lot to learn.

Application of Gamification in FMCG Industry

Ed App

Gamification applies game mechanics and gameplay elements to the learning content for engaging learners and thereby turning the entire learning process into a game. The retail industry is set to globally grow to around $28 trillion by the end of 2020 with an annual growth rate of 3.8%

eFront sites to check out

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 3/30/2010 eFront sites to check out Here are a few eFront sites you might check to get a few ideas about your own implementation. link] Turkish educational site [link] Chinese learn English site. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. You can see more detail of how this works here in Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning (and see how you can be involved). Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access social media sites out of the workplace.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. 10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2010 - ReadWriteWeb , December 11, 2009. The Psychology of Social Status - Scientific American , December 8, 2009. Content Farms: Why Media, Blogs & Google Should Be Worried - ReadWriteWeb , December 13, 2009.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. Not because they are wrong about social, but because they get so little right about LMS.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? What is an online learning community?

LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com

Janet Clarey

So, they’re one of the big players among commercial learning management systems. I spoke via email with JW Ray, COO and Don Cook, Senior VP of Marketing about what’s up with Learn.com - specifically with social media. Q: What social media tools is Learn.com incorporating into their LMS? We’ve taken major steps to bring the “at home” style of learning into the corporation without making it stereotypically “formal”.

How To Use a WordPress LMS for Internal Training Websites in Big Companies and Governments with Brad Williams and Lisa Sabin-Wilson from WebDevStudios

LifterLMS

The discovery process is great for helping clients learn what is possible with a system and how you can help them. To learn more about Brad, Lisa, and WebDevStudios be sure to check out WebDevStudios.com. At LifterLMS.com you can learn more about new developments and how you can use LifterLMS to build online courses and membership sites. It’s cool to talk to you, and in a public format really geek out about WordPress, working with clients, learning social stuff.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. ” Other organizations may look to QR codes to enable geo-specific learning. There are also social learning games.