Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. Something like the social network operating system , maybe. I also feel like Facebook is a bit creaky and as Thomas Vanderwal's recent post Facebook for Business or LinkedIn Gets More Valuable points out, as you use Facebook more and have more friends, it seems to get harder to use.

Sharing

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I wanted to reflect a little on my own ‘sharing’ here, and try and split the sharing from social media, if possible. Facebook. Facebook has only ever been about family and friends. eLearning Amy Burvall Digital Learning Facebook Flipboard Learning Technologist Learning Technology LinkedIn Maren Deepwell Online Course Personal Learning Pinterest PLN Sharing Social Bookmark Social Media Social Network Stephen Heppell Steve Wheeler Sue Beckingham Twitter

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Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment? How do social networks relate to personal learning?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 | Main | Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence » August 28, 2007 Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) This story from Inside Facebook hippedme to what has to be one of the slickest apps on the iPhone. Thistranslation of the desktop-based Facebook experience is flawless. Issues I have with Facebook are 1. del.icio.us

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. Over 2,400 social media sites.

The tribal web

Learning with 'e's

The tribes and clans I have identified, it could be argued, are emerging as a direct result of their sustained interaction with, and through, social technologies. Individuals have an inherent need to belong, so groupings will occur naturally in the real world, in families, kinship groups, clans and other social collectives. community Digital FaceBook Flickr identity learning social bookmarking social tagging Technology Tribes web

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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. Over 2,400 social media sites.

Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. Hasn't eBay had social networking features for a long time? And doesn't Flickr (images), del.icio.us (bookmarks), etc. all have a social networking aspect to them? The point is that its probably natural for lots of sites to have social networking type features and functions for visitors.

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.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes. eLearning Coach: What are your criteria for defining a technology as social ?

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Other Ways to Tap into the Social Grid In the session, I discussed the use of LinkedIn, Twitter and Blogging as my primary tools for tapping into the social grid. Facebook. Facebook.

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Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Social Bookmarking. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network. Facebook.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Id like to pass along my latest addiction.say goodbye to free time. » November 21, 2007 OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us? Google and Facebook get to play the VHS/Betamax war over social networking APIs and netvibes just stands in the middle making stuff that will work with all of them. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

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. Every site listed above is a social media site.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform. Elgg is a social networking engine and publishing platform for running your own social networking site on a public or private server. Elgg is an aggregate of many social media technologies in one platform.

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Identifying the IT social media users and doing some initial legwork for them could help. She presents a matrix that shows the types of learning that can occur through the use of varied social media tools, such as blogs, presentations and podcasts. This important resource is a rather convincing testament to the ways people learn through social media. Prevent Social Learning Backlash.

Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0 Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Social Media – Followed by an example. Social Bookmarking – Delicious.

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A Speedbump for Social Learning

eLearning Weekly

or Social Learning, there’s a relatively new wave of tools and technologies that allow people to communicate and collaborate in a surprisingly easy and effective way. Some of these tools and technologies include wikis, blogs, social bookmarking, and social networking. But social bookmarking and social networking tools are lagging behind a bit. Or can you suggest how we can use social learning tools without these risks

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Delicious – social bookmarking tool. Facebooksocial networking site. Some observations: The top 10 is like a who’s who of social and informal learning tools. The complete list has a very strong bias towards social tools. This skew is probably because the people who participate in this survey are those at the cutting edge of information technology tools and are also socially more active on the web.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. Debate centres upon whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf. Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

Web feats 2: Slideshare

Learning with e's

Yesterday I published the first of my Web feats - the social bookmarking tool Delicious. It also has a place in professional life and in the spirit of the social webm, has become something I do naturally each time I create a new slideshow. Recently other widgets and tools have started appearing on the Slideshare site, including the tool that allows users to share a link on Facebook and Twitter , or embed it into a blog post if it's powered by Blogger or Wordpress.

Presentation to Research Working Group on Multigenerational Knowledge Transfer

Kapp Notes

Examples of Different Types of E-Learning Aggregator (here is an example of an RSS Aggregator) Training Blogs Three-Dimensional Worlds Second Life ProtoSphere Active Worlds There Social Networking LinkedIn MySpace Facebook Social Bookmarking del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005! del.icio.us

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Small Basket of MindMapping Items | Main | Small Basket of Virtual World Items » February 28, 2008 Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here? A few weeks ago, a story came out about how Facebook will allow apps built for Facebook to work on other Web sites. Blends and extends the power of a social network outside of the Web site of that network.

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. Much of this happens on social streams on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or any number of other media where we connect with our PLNs, so it’s important to develop effective social media practices. At a minimum, this should be a part of every PKM practitioner’s social contract with his or her network.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Based on my Aha Moment - del.icio.us That's because I started including pages based on number of del.icio.us bookmarks. Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? bookmarks: Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge OK.so The last session that Peter Smith and I were in, Halo vs. Facebook , was just awful. Evidently the big takeaway there was that you can social experiences in both and that those experiences will be different. del.icio.us

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Social bookmarking. Social bookmarks can be shared publicly or they can be limited to a specific set of users.

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Later in the day I was working with some people who were not that efficient at using the web and wanted to show them what I regard as an essential web tool, del.icio.us , the social bookmarking application. I reached out to the laptop, not my own, to try to open up my del.icio.us I use the Bookmarks feature to put these in the order I want them in, and to shorten their names so I can squeeze more on. Saving to del.icio.us Social bookmarking Post #4 Web 2.0

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS vendors wishing to a slight degree to incorporate social learning without fully entering are adding Widgets to the mix. According to the The New York Times , Facebook will soon incorporate location’ in two ways: its own features for sharing location and APIs to let other sites and apps offer location services to Facebook users. Social Learning. 67% have a Facebook account. 73% of adult profile owners use Facebook and 14% use LinkedIn.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. It works well with people who use Facebook alot, they will recognize the logic of the conversations. Ning is a social network, but it can also be a LMS (Learning Management System) such as Moodle. Ning is more focused on social interaction, works well and is affordable.

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. Social bookmarking tools (i.e., Social Media Connection.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. Social bookmarking tools (i.e., Social Media Connection.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. Facebook. 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. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. Facebook like features? Social Learning?

Dissection: What's a PLN?

E-Learning Acupuncture

Facebook. Facebook is my secondary email client and a great way to keep tabs on what my colleagues are doing. An instant messenger client that aggregates all my instant messenger accounts into a one-stop-shop for MSN, GTalk, YahooMessenger, (even facebook chat), etc. Delicious social bookmarking. Saves my bookmarks and makes them available anywhere I go (library, friend's house, work, home, iPhone, etc.) Have you heard this term - PLN?

OpenSocial Platform

Tony Karrer

Well, we finally are starting to hear what Google's anticipated response to the fact that Facebook Platform and Facebook as a Learning Platform. With Facebook you are somewhat forced to make a hard choice about rewiring your application to live seamlessly within the Facebook environment or pushing Facebook users across to your site which is a bit ugly. Further, you face the prospect of having Facebook rework aspects that you are leveraging.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf.

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eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

Social Media included Twitter, Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. This time does not include ongoing learner support using social media and Intranet pages. Limited staff participation in the social media elements, specifically Twitter. Due to the less-than-expected use of Twitter among staff, there was less participation in the social media elements. I have also provided direct links to the learning programs social learning elements.

First, kill all the instructors

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

This morning I received an email asking… How are people using social software to support learning? I think most of us agree that there is an important social dimension to learning. But in what ways do social software applications such as LinkedIn and FaceBook help people to learn? Social tagging systems like del.icio.us So, how are people using social media to enhance their own and their group’s learning? Just fooling.