4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Situated learning environments place students in learning situations where they are actively immersed in an activity while using problem-solving (critical thinking) skills. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

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Social Networks

Clark Quinn

I have been part of Ning groups before, but find it overwhelming, very quickly because there seems to be multiple inputs for information. Even as an organizer, when I get into the Ning group, I feel overwhelmed. The resources that were provided on this are great: The Facebook Classroom: 25 Education Apps Facebook as a Learning Platform Ning in Education Some learning professionals weigh in on how they're using social network. The first week of our Free - Web 2.0

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Real Community?

Clark Quinn

At the same time, Marcia Conner was asking for examples of how someone’s Twitter/Facebook (T/FB) comments have changed your opinion of them. Blogs tend to be more formal (tends, mind you), while Twitter and Facebook cross the boundary into informal. LinkedIn and Ning networks that I’ve participated in professionally are just that, professional.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Here was the original tweet: tonykarrer : Please help - online session going now: How (other than twitter) do you Tap Your Social Grid to get help with your problems? ranellem : @ tonykarrer I've found old friends via Facebook that have become professional contacts as well. Facebook.

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Tool Time: To Each His Own


It is the tool that solves my problem. With literally dozens of time converters out there, no doubt there is something more useful for you , that solves your problem. I also still like Facebook and Twitter just fine, too. Or Ning groups. As I've said before: Don't like Facebook, Twitter, or Google+? In my work I sometimes need to schedule meetings with people, all at once, who live around the globe: New York, LA, Sydney, London.

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


I like the results I'm able to create a Amplify a LOT better than Ning, for instance. Hi Christofors, BBB is awesome but unfortunately, I have faced lots of problems in its installation on my server that`s why could`t make it.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Facebook has more than 400 million active users and 50% of those active users log in every day and 35 million of those users update their status daily. Facebook Press Room. Designing for an uncertain world - Learnlets , April 17, 2010 My problem with the formal models of instructional design (e.g. Facebook for Learning? ZaidLearn , April 20, 2010 LEARNING SESSION This week’s learning session explored Facebook and how we can use it to facilitate learning.

Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The Problem of Content - Part 3 - We’re Ready To Be Producer, Director, Actor, and Audience, Mr. Deville… , September 10, 2009. Ning apps for your Ning network , September 10, 2009. Facebook vTwitter , September 9, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 4, 2009 to September 11, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Dr. Henry Mintzberg on Managing, Leadership, and Organization Development <!–(

Teaching the Social Web

eLearning Development

Yesterday my wife got a message on Facebook from a friend asking for advice on how to handle a young teenage girl’s use of MySpace. If you build trust and communicate openly, you can avoid a lot of problems and pitfalls. I’ve seen discussions and blog posts about appropriate use of social tools like Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and FriendFeed in the workplace.

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Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

One day Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook , no doubt on the first day there were only a handful of users. Facebook would never have worked if users hadn't brought in their existing networks of family and friends.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. You’re not alone in being annoyed by this problem. facebook and twitter). Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

But it’s pretty clear that even Adobe sees the problem here. Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.”. Don Taylor, Chairman, asked me to talk about how you choose a social and collaboration platform, as he thought this would be a topical discussion in the light of some people’s concerns with the changes at Ning. . Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010. Some great stuff again this month in the world of eLearning.

2008 - MMVIII eLearning Year in Review

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Sure they all have cell phones, can txt, and have a Facebook account, but that's about it. It never crosses their mind to feel the need to start a NING community or feel driven to start a blog. And with every business problem we need to do a new analysis of the specific audience.