Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), Facebook.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), Facebook.

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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 Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? After all, many have a blog, wiki, rss feed, a Facebook like page, with profile, inc. See, it is social learning.

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.

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? Getting your Facebook on.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers. Within that shrinking slice of online time, Facebook is increasingly the portal for everything.

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Here’s How elearning Helped Facebook Create Super Clients

eLearningMind

This spring, Facebook dipped its toe into eLearning waters with Blueprint, a business management portal to teach small businesses and brands how to effectively utilize Facebook’s marketing tools. From creating a marketing plan to understanding how to properly time and schedule posts, Blueprint acts as a powerful tool for smaller brands to make their mark on social media. But Facebook didn’t launch Blueprint out of the goodness of their hearts.

What Millennials Want from Member Education

Association eLearning

This is true for every form of media and entertainment today. If that wasn’t enough, the relatively new ability to share personal achievements with social networks have made “winning” that much sweeter for Millennials. Share this on Facebook.

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…? You see, a “social intranet” is simply an intranet with social media elements that allow the users to interact with the content and with each other.

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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 My latest LMS/LCMS directory provides a wealth of new information on 242 vendors.

Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning

Integrated Learnings

For example, using a portal to bring employees together online to share learnings and experiences before, during and after the course is a great idea to take the learning to another level. You can read more about this approach in this article about Social Learning. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. YouTube Constructivism Video mLearning Collaborative Learning Blended Learning Social Media Informal Learning Social Learning ADDIE Web 2.0

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. With Facebook Ads you decide who sees your posts and how much you spend.

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Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

Now, I realize there have been a plethora of social learning tools introduced in the last couple years that tout themselves as the application that will revolutionize peer to peer information exchange. Like it using Facebook integration, comment on it, follow the person that posted it.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

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…? You see, a “social intranet” is simply an intranet with social media elements that allow the users to interact with the content and with each other.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. Facebook. Here is just a few of ones I like, that are unique and you could use in your LMS/LCMS/CMS, Learning Portal (caveat: your vendor must be able to accept APIs, otherwise it won’t work). Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. Post your blog and status - appears in Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo.

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.

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. This is where you can create your customized information portal.

3 Unique Ways to Improve the Online Engagement

Your Training Edge

2: Innovative Social Media Engagement. Social media presence plays a vital role in improving the online engagement of your start-up. But just a presence in social media is not enough. Look for possible recruits on social media. .

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

People in your network become the portals to knowledge, opportunity, and information you might not find on your own.

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

eLearning 24-7

The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. Social Learning Stagnation. No real surprise here, because when it comes to social learning in LMSs, most vendors are stuck in some time warp believing the following is still worthwhile to end users (hint: it isn’t). Blog, Wiki, RSS feed, YouTube, Facebook like page, profile, follow end user, chat room – text (are you kidding me?), Social networking Realities.

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. “It’s not a faith in technology.

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 the point?

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

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. For social media, realize that certain sites drive traffic to your site, others draw leads and sales. Facebook is not a driver for sales, and social media is in fact, one component of an effective digital marketing strategy. The LMS market is strong.

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

G-Cube

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.

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

eLearning 24-7

Streaming Media. In an upcoming webinar, that I am presenting and in a blog post – coming soon, that streaming media will have a positive impact on e-learning courses and capabilities, opening a greater immersion capability then ever seen before in the industry. From the end user perspective, 49% stream media from the net to their television, while 51% do not. Social media sites that focus on gamers are in the top twenty of most visited sites.

?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths

TalentLMS

So let’s crack 5 insistent social learning myths, shall we? Social learning is a new thing. Social learning might be a lot of things but we can hardly call it new, and much less a “fad” It’s actually a decades-old theory based on the observation of a centuries-old practice.

Tear down this wall! Seek, Sense, Share

Origin Learning

It’s almost as if a social media learning wave is sweeping everywhere! find a resonance when it comes to social media learning at workplace. These indeed are the features that make social media an appropriate tool of measure for learning.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

Which brings us to the question as to the start of how to craft, design, and lay the foundation of using the social media platform as an effective engagement tool in the sphere of learning? What if the social learning platform can track, measure, and even predict a learner’s behavior?

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

Jane Hart

What is different though, for many Millenials – as well as (indeed) for many other older workers – is that they now have quick and easy access to a much wider group of friends and colleagues through their online social networks, who they can call on for help. Tweet.

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5 Ways To Brand Your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

You’ve ensured that your website and social media pages fall in line with your brand. Also, ensure that every eLearning course page, activity, or social media page has the same color scheme. The same goes for social media banners and any other eLearning course materials.

5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

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.

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SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

xAPI appears to be a huge leap forward in tracking the whole gamut of learning experiences from formal training programs to informal, social, and mobile activities. Experiences, whether formal, informal, social, or mobile, do not result in learning unless these other elements are present.

How to Maximize Attendance to Your Learning Management System (LMS)

Web Courseworks

Get Social. Social media is one of the key ways that people are learning about new opportunities, and this includes eLearning! If your organization has a Facebook page, try launching an inexpensive ad targeted to your audience that describes the benefits of the course. Again — don’t forget to create a CTA at the end of the course as well as social sharing options so people can encourage others to register!

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8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

Leverage Social Media. Social media is a free and useful tool with high engagement rate that you can use to connect with members of the association. Use platforms like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc.,

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. This is not without reason since 82% of businesses are using social technology and want to utilize them.