Using Facebook as a learning platform


Let’s start this post by stating that Facebook was not actually created as a learning platform, it can however clearly be used to enhance and support elearning. We have written about Facebook apps for elearning before in this post!

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


Does this solve the main problem of HRs? This is the KPI the Direction Committee will study and see as important! To exit the scheme of traditional learning and understand what really drives learners, we need to understand the Facebook quiz scheme.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford


Learn how to grow your email list with an email challenge and SEO course case study with Brendan Hufford from 100 Days of SEO in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. I think the problem is that a lot of people don’t understand it.

Ways to be an Effective Student

Your Training Edge

Every day we study hard putting efforts to get good grades but still got failed to gain the desired results isn’t so despairing? Indeed it is but, every problem has a solution itself presently we all need to work smartly rather than work hardly. Choose group study.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Blogging is well suited for courses in which learners need to reflect on and respond to content, such as case studies. Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e.,

Two Good: Why Social Learning And Microlearning Make A Great Combination

Adobe Captivate

You do that pretty much every day in some way or the other – when discussing a problem or challenge to a colleague or a friend, as part of a group discussion, when interacting with others in a conference, or when using online social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so on.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

The essential premise underpinning the use of any Social Web application is that over a period of time it genuinely becomes self-supporting, and that the students will enjoy the freedom to produce their own content and study pathways.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

At Virtual Learning Worlds "Bartman" responds to that Wired article (A Deserted Second Life) : The problem I have with it [the Wired article], is that it deals almost COMPLETELY with Second Life as it pertains to marketing and corporations…and inevitabley why SL sucks in that space.

5 Ways to Improve Online Course Completion Rates


Many people today struggle to concentrate on study materials for a long period of time. If you do not want to host your own forum, a Facebook Group can be very effective. When your students join a course Facebook Group, posts from the group will appear in their Facebook News Feeds. Students can continue to be members of the course Facebook Group even after they complete the course.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

A few weeks ago, a story came out about how Facebook will allow apps built for Facebook to work on other Web sites.

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Blogging is good for you

Learning with e's

Hot on the heels of last month's furore over health issues and social networking, comes a study suggesting that those who blog enjoy better social relationships. The pro-blog findings come in a psychological study conducted by the delightfully named Ko and Kuo.

Using Chatbots in eLearning

Origin Learning

From Facebook and Twitter chatbots to virtual voice assistants that are programmed to respond to basic queries; chatbots have grown in popularity. Remember Clippit , the default office assistant, the animated icon that would guide you when you had a problem with MS-Office?

Let Learners Sleep on It

Integrated Learnings

Studies of memory consolidation and sleep. Over the past several years, sleep researchers and neuroscientists have studied a process called memory consolidation, in which our brains integrate newly learned knowledge into long-term memory. For example, researchers from the University of Haifa published a study in Nature Neuroscience in 2007 in which study participants who took a 90-minute nap after learning a task improved their ability to perform the task again later that day.

Forget the Money Demanding Institutes and Learn the Benefits of E-Learning

Your Training Edge

However, the e-learning style normally requires 40-60% less time than learning in a conventional study hall setting. You should design your study instead of relying upon the tutors. You can reach him on Twitter or Facebook.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

I did a WAY early "Breakfast Byte" session this morning on managing emerging technologies - good turnout and amazingly consistent focus on FEAR as the leading problem in implementing new technologies for learning. Check this page for related instances of Meebo, flickr, PageFlakes, facebook, LinkedIN and Twitter.

How To Beat Writing Procrastination

Your Training Edge

Do not think about problems. And it brings you the solution to a problem from your subconsciousness. Or we just cannot confess ourselves that browsing Facebook is not a research, but another way to… You know. Connect with her on Twitter and Facebook. Procrastination.

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5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing


Using explainer videos for product awareness isn’t about telling your audience that your product is the best solution for their problems but rather about showing them how it works and how it can fix a problem they are facing.

Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

For a better understanding of technologies in people’s engagement through social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and many more), you need to expend your views on this track. With the Facebook groups and using hashtags, you can discuss the project and exchange ideas.

Using Decreasing Attention Spans to your Advantage

Origin Learning

The influx of smartphones and the tendency to immediately ‘Google’ and find answers has created two problems. Research studies state that in the next couple of years, 80% of traffic on the Internet will be dedicated to just videos.

Important Factors of E learning in Skill Development

Your Training Edge

Writing skills are the basic need of every student or every person but the problem is that everyone has not writing skills. Students whom reading skills are weak or if they feel difficulty in reading so that they may lose their interest in their studies. Facebook | Twitter.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Device agnostic approach to design is helping solve this problem. In 2014, Facebook appointed market research company GfK to understand people’s behavior as they move across multiple devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops or PCs , throughout the day.

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7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Well structured organization of studying is boring for some learners. Seek for knowledge and find offhand solving problems. Difficult situations come and your employees try to beat an obstacle or deal with a problem. Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter.

Social Network = Social Class?

Kapp Notes

Anna Owens says "MySpace has one population, Facebook has another." A recent study seems to indicate a resounding YES. Almost 23 percent of Facebook users earn more than $100,000 a year, compared to slightly more than 16 percent of MySpace users.

Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually

Learning Rebels

Not on twittter, well okay then – go to the Learning Rebels Facebook page , like us and keep an eye on the stream. You can also find information on ATD ICE 2016 on the ATD Facebook page). platform an other live streaming applications such as periscope, meerkat and Facebook live.

Designing eLearning for Cognitive Ease

Integrated Learnings

The Finding : Kahnemann describes a study in which participants needed to rely on intuition to complete a task. The study found that participants in a good mood doubled their accuracy, while those in a bad mood performed poorly. Kahnemann’s book explores this concept, describing studies in which participants were exposed to messages repeatedly over time. The Finding : The book describes a study in which participants were asked to solve a case study problem.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

In general, women are more nurturing, so consider game types that enable players to connect with other players, perhaps allowing them to provide advice or help a non-playing character solve a problem. Share this on Facebook.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. New Study Urges Colleges To Develop E-Learning Strategies For Higher Education : JISC.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Blogging is well suited for courses in which learners need to reflect on and respond to content, such as case studies. Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e.,

Quiz yourself with flashcards


You can create personalized study sets with notes, images and audio files or use a ready-made set from our library of over 100,000+ flashcards. . No problem, simply dump the words in our flashcard tool and you’ll have a study set ready in minutes.

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Internet Trends & What they Mean for Accessibility

3Play Media

Seven out of the ten most powerful companies in the world are tech companies including Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Facebook. According to a study by Usablenet , e-commerce was hit with the majority of web accessibility lawsuits in 2018. We live in the age of internet domination.

3 Ways to Get Your Creative Mojo Going (When You Aren’t Feeling it)

Learning Rebels

The clock is mocking you…tick, tock, tick, tock… You can hear Facebook calling and tweets twittering but your to-do list isn’t getting any smaller. There you are, at your desk – eyes glazing over and shoulders sagging under the weight of the Friday afternoon, 2pm doldrums.

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Social Video and the Changing Trends in Video Accessibility

3Play Media

Studies have shown that video generates 1200% more shares than both images and text. The most popular social media platforms for video are YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. This poses a problem in regards to video accessibility.

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Digitec Blog Post Named to Association Universe’s Daily Best

Association eLearning

Digitec, reported on the skills gap problem facing industries and what associations can do to help solve the problem. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. from Valencia College, where she studied marketing and economics. Share this on Facebook. As a guest author on the blog, Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director at.