Best Ways to Use Social Networks in eLearning

JoomlaLMS

Social media is playing an ever-increasingly important role in all of our lives. Each day, hundreds of thousands of us use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and a whole host of other social networks.

The drama of Facebook

Learning with e's

The world''s largest and most successful social network, Facebook - celebrated its tenth anniversary in February 2014. Facebook is a social phenomenon that cannot be ignored. One social anthropologist in particular might have had a great deal to say about the Facebook effect.

Stuart Crabb of Facebook #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Facebook didn’t invent that, just created a great tool. We’ve been doing social networking for millions of years. (He’s He’s using Facebook timeline to tell the story). 1970 Marshall McLuhan ‘the medium is the message’ 1995 The Internet 2004 Facebook and the social graph – the social layer of the internet which allows people to connect and share. Who is Facebook? 70% of Facebook were born after 1979.

Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

And this mega-shift calls for some key role changes and skill acquisition for L&D. It goes beyond a Facebook status update. Facilitating self-driven learning – As course designers and course disseminators, L&D role has been more of that of the sage on the stage.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

XYZ Fire Association is a network of. Through their network, they identified a. Roles are clear • Staff know who to turn. management role within a station. How to Segment an Audience One way to segment an audience is based on roles. Role-based perspectives.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done!

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

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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.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Why and how to create successful Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) in the Workplace

TalentLMS

By leveraging your personal learning network to get the information you need, you can become instantly productive. What is a Personal Learning Network (PLN)? Far greater learning opportunities are created through such extended networks. Enter the personal learning network!

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. FaceBook seems like such a student-world application, and yet folks say more and more "grown-ups" are using it. There was a great NYTimes article a few weeks ago about a mom signing up for a FaceBook account, completely appalling her teenage daughter. (Id

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Strangely, though, they all know how to use Facebook. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment. 5) Role model the right behaviours.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

This is the 5th in a series of postings about how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning – to one that supports the wider needs of Smart Workers in the organisation. Tweet.

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TCC08: Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking

Experiencing eLearning

Developed a course on social networking for business. Use online library databases to research social networking. Provided a bunch of stats on social networking usage–I’m not taking notes on all that). Many businesses consider time on social networking sites wasted, but not all. Wachovia is testing social networking for sharing information and developing community within the community. Facebook. Image: ‘ My social network ‘ [link].

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Role Playing. Learning happens through the actions involved in everyday situations where employees have to play certain roles – a sales representative, a marketing expert, the operations manager, an HR executive and so on. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Strangely, though, they all know how to use Facebook. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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Conversations

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

When I started blogging and tweeting, and connecting on LinkedIn, I was all about the network and conversations. I was building an interest and understanding of my role (learning technologist), my work place, and the kind of ‘things’ I needed to understand.

Are Facebook friends real friends?

Clive on Learning

The discussion centred on social networking: "The explosion of social networking sites in recent years has prompted some serious reflection on the state of modern friendship. Facebook users in the UK, a 300% increase on the year. Of the 16 hours that regular internet users spend online a week, 11 hours are spent social networking (hardly seems credible - maybe I misheard!). The average Facebook user has 150 friends (suddenly I feel unloved).

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Retweeting also expands your role as a content curator.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

I have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning.

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. Gin" stands for Group Interactive Network. It seems to me that a system like this could provide some of the networking that FaceBook provides -- within an organization -- and provide a lot of content.

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

As more learning designers become aware of the latest research, through their Personal Learning Networks, it will eventually take hold. Just one in 10 CIOs from Fortune 250 companies actively use public social networks. What role should L&D play in Social Learning?”

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

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. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled.

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Helping Women Get Their Groove Back by Building Communities and Strong Support Networks from Rural Areas with Rebecca Undem

LifterLMS

Helping women get their groove back by building communities and strong support networks from rural areas with Rebecca Undem in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. I’ve gone on Facebook Live at 9 a.m.

QMlive: The way software should be « Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Output management Social networks › February 6, 2010 QMlive: The way software should be One of the roles I have at Stoas is the role of Product manager for Questionmark Perception. I have that role since I started working for Stoas, three years ago.

Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

For me though I see a real role for social media as a platform for business learning. So, whilst I may be a little late, I keep being reminded that there are many, many people who are a whole lot less aware of blogs, social networks, wikis, microblogging and so on than I am.

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Use the power of Social network. Everyone lives his own life but a lot of people share some parts of it in a Social network. Make a plan for your staff and guide them showing their roles and duties. Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Dealing with this mega disruption calls for a digital mindset, which is not equal to tech savviness or the ability to use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with ease.

Faceworking

Learning with e's

Should we try to use social networking services such as Facebook and Myspace as serious educational tools, or should they remain the domain of informal chat and backstage antics? The first article examines Facebook as a tool for socialising.

4 Digital Marketing Trends Projected to Hit Hard in 2019

KnowledgeCity

There are already expectations that messaging bots, also known as chatbots, are going to play a large role in digital marketing trends this coming year and are not going away any time soon.

Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Sent to you by brent via Google Reader: Online Networking in Courses via Experiencing E-Learning by Christy Tucker on Aug 15, 2007 These are my notes from the presentation MySpace is not YourSpace: The Promise and Pitfalls of Online Social Networking at the Conference for Distance Learning and Teaching last week. Here's a thought! I wonder what it would look like if I posted to my blog using the little email feature at the bottom of an item in Google Reader? Okay.here it goes.

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

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. And cultivating a professional network can lead to opportunities above and beyond the learning experience.

Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

In addition to his role at Google, Jaime serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Science Foundation, New Global Citizens, Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, and serves as an advisor to dozens of organizations focused on education and access, including South by Southwest EDU (SXSWedu,) the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and is on the GSV Advisors Advisory Board. So, that is the role of technology in education.

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Meet Learner 2.0

Learning with e's

They are younger than the Internet and mobile phones, and they don't recall a time when there was no Google or Facebook. It is a shift in the roles of teachers and learners, and it is one that will alter the relationships we are familiar with. In short, they are networked learners.