The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow
JUNE 22, 2015
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.
The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market
JANUARY 18, 2012
The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Yeah, I know we have just jumped into January, but in a review of the past several months, authoring tools continue to follow a similar path amongst themselves with certain feature sets. I am still surprised on how vendors who are offering assessment only tools are staying in the game. Output to Facebook.
and then our tools shape us
Learning with e's
JULY 9, 2013
I don''t believe it is too early to declare that Smart Mobs has been instrumental in shaping the way we have come to understand how smart phones can be used as tools to organise, motivate and sustain social movements.
10 Social Media Tools For Learning
The eLearning Coach
NOVEMBER 16, 2009
Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools. Google Collaboration Tools. Share this on Facebook Share this on del.icio.us
Captions vs. Sound – How to Get Heard?
JANUARY 24, 2017
We’ve all seen the bombardment of commercials for Facebook Live Video. So, while we’re all aware of video’s surge, here are some hard numbers: 67 percen t of users watched more video on social networks like Facebook and Snapchat than they did a year ago.
Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
Open up any authoring tool (okay, most of them) and one item that you will see is the ability to add PowerPoint. Privacy and Cookies” Not a fan of that. Social Media – Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and PinInterest.
Countering Social Media Fatigue (SoMeFat)
JANUARY 4, 2011
What I update on my Facebook status can be viewed by lots of people (not anyone – I have designated my FB friends and set my privacy settings, but 300 people isn’t really a private place, is it? In these days of Social Media, many of us live increasingly in the public eye.
Growing Use of Social Media in Education
NOVEMBER 10, 2013
In general, the survey found that faculty are becoming more interested in the ability to leverage social tools to facilitate engagement with course material and to encourage the learning process. What Tools are Used? Facebook.
Using Video in eLearning
JANUARY 20, 2016
Video, when used properly, can be an extremely effective tool in actively engaging your target audience while supporting the learning process to the fullest potential. Make sure the videos are downloadable from multiple e-locations, like your organization’s Facebook page or YouTube.
Building the Next Generation of SCORM
APRIL 11, 2012
The LRS could be a standalone reporting tool or part of an LMS. It has challenges including security/privacy complexity, verb and activity definitions, and reporting complexities in the LRS. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. by Jonathan Shoaf. Last Thursday was the kick off of project Tin Can. While project Tin Can has been championed by Rustici software for years now, it is speeding up activity to produce a 1.0
eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom
JUNE 20, 2011
Social Learning in Financial Services – Tales from the Real World
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
We have launched a few tools that I would classify as “social learning” and the response and acceptance of these tools has been mixed. However, I think there are a few inhibitors to social learning platforms along the lines of Facebook, YouTube, blogs and message boards.
New spaces, new pedagogies
Learning with e's
JULY 22, 2010
They can easily connect into and maintain contact with multiple communities of interest, gaining access to experts using social networking tools such as Myspace and Facebook. They can organise their own resources through free and easy to use tagging and social filtering tools.
ASTD #TK11 – Opening Keynote Kara Swisher
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Information is ever-changing When you apply social tools to information, it makes it more useful Quora as an example of information with social Everybody becomes a producer of content (people make Facebook useful by posting pictures, text, links, etc. The Facebookization of the enterprise.” taking these tools people use in their personal lives and bringing them to workplace. Once people can’t be anonymous, they stop saying bad/dumb things…) Privacy?
xAPI, LRS – The Interview
JANUARY 12, 2015
I know that you can have a LRS without it being in a LMS or an authoring tool. For example, Facebook’s News Feed is an activity stream. My next questions are related to privacy and security.
TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning
APRIL 14, 2009
This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals. Several different tools are reviewed, and questions that might be useful for evaluation are discussed.
10 Tips to Effectively Use Videos in eLearning
MARCH 6, 2015
When it comes to eLearning, video can be a powerful tool – but in order to be effective, it needs to be utilized correctly. Make sure the videos are downloadable from multiple e-locations, like your school’s intranet, on your Facebook’s group page, or even on YouTube. This way, your audience can watch it as many times as needed, from the privacy of their home, or while working outside the company premises, to refresh their memory without having to reread the entire eLearning course.
E-Learning without Borders
SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
Go onto any social media site: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Quora or any of the thousands of sites, and you will see people engaging with total strangers. Now before you argue about “security or “privacy , you can create (even now using mashups or some APIs) the ability to lock down or block certain areas. authoring tools Craig Weiss e-learning e-learning vendors elearning HTML5 m-learning mobile learning Moodle social learning LMSGreetings from Moscow.
How to revamp your learning model
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
In a practical sense, that means we need to provide our learners with tools and resources that they can use to drive their own development. This is where the ILE fits in: It’s a space (like a website or intranet site) that centralises those tools and resources.
The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues
AUGUST 4, 2011
For many people, social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google+ have become important parts of their personal and professional lives in this respect. and “A performance support tool, learning platform and social network all rolled into one.. Tweet.
Rewired, not fade away
Learning with e's
MARCH 22, 2013
Consider instead that people who are addicted to Facebook might be addicted because they have chosen to use Facebook excessively, not because Facebook is inherently addictive? That's what tools such as Wikipedia do, you see.
How does the digital tsunami is revolutionalizing the retail industry
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
No online tool could ever match the efficiency and the accurate personalized guidance of a sales associate. That guidance requires a multi-level expertise, going from representing a brand to understanding the person in front of them, from selling to respecting their customer’s privacy.
The Dream of Personalization – Far fetch but Possible
MAY 9, 2013
Much of the sharing happens in social networks and collaboration tools. But much data is warehoused by private companies like Facebook, Apple, and Fitbit, maker of a popular pedometer. Our belief : At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive.
In Praise of Secret Gardens
JANUARY 10, 2011
What I update on my Facebook status can be viewed by lots of people (not anyone – I have designated my FB friends and set my privacy settings, but 300 people isn’t really a private place, is it? We all need our privates places. A secret garden on a summer day for quiet meditation.
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
Many companies rely on Facebook, Twitter, and other consumer applications to connect their people. The tools of the social web are in constant flux. Favoriting” popular content so the cream can rise to the top caught on after Facebook made it de rigeur.
Big data, what’s with all the big buzz?
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Privacy. Indeed, the idea that today more than ever, Big Brother Ltd could be watching at any time to see if you liked “Despicable Me 2” on Facebook can set aback more than one. But do not abuse of people’s confidence – do not step over the line of privacy, which leads us to….
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
Authoring Tools Will Evolve. Apple’s insistence on never wanting to support Flash content on iOS devices will drive innovation across the authoring tool market that is sure to benefit everyone in the Training & Development field. It was no surprise to many of us that Facebook was the most heavily trafficked web site in 2010 and displaced Google for the first time in many years.
Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
The big story last week was how Facebook and Twitter played a lead role in the Egyptian protests against Mubarak, allowing people to bypass the Internet shutdown and post messages via telephone calls.
Interview with Terry Anderson
Learning with e's
MARCH 20, 2014
tools or user generated content tools are very exciting and I think promise to greatly enhance distance teaching and learning. However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
After all, would you rather check your email, Twitter or Facebook on your smartphone using your device’s native email/twitter/FB app or launch your mobile web browser to stay connected? Authoring Tools Will Evolve. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?
The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others
AUGUST 16, 2011
For instance, I offer individual social media coaching globally using the very same tools under discussion, and there other providers who support online coaching for many other business areas.
What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?
OCTOBER 15, 2012
Show and TEL
Learning with e's
JUNE 16, 2010
The digital identity session for example, covered not only how we represent ourselves in virtual environments, but also discussed acceptable use of personal content, protection of personal data and issues of privacy.
PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
" SlideShare does not support animation and gives you the typical sharing options of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus, among a few others. To use any sort of advanced functionality (like analytics, capturing leads, or adjusting privacy), you'll need to pay for it. After uploading your presentation, you can edit settings, share on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, download as either a Flash or a PPT file, or convert to a video.