#40years of educational technology: Social media

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Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. 40years blogging education FaceBook folksonomies learning social media tagging Technology Twitter

Going geographical

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On September 2, I will be keynoting the Innovative Learning Spaces session track for the Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference in London. 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.


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How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

We use apps like Whatsapp , Facebook , Pinterest , Twitter and Quora all the time. Plus with Experience API, you can track all of the (formal as well as informal) learning that employees undertake. He can choose to view what others are learning by searching using hashtag, he can access content posted on the appand share what he has learnt with others, with even tagging contacts and adding locations, media and hyperlinks, if he wants to.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

The secret is that you want TWO TRACK recording. You’ll notice that I’ve used the double arrow at the bottom of each audio track to make them taller. A tall track makes it so much easier to edit! I record into Garage Band after pairing the two mics so we can do the two-track recording. The problem with three person recording is that it puts the two guests on the same track. Tagging and uploading. It helps us track and stay organized.

7 Things You Didn’t Need To Know About Me But I’m Telling You Anyway

Experiencing eLearning

One of my New Year’s Resolutions last year was to keep a food journal, and I’m happy to report that I’ve now been tracking for a full year. Tracking has forced me to be much more honest about what I am actually eating and doing for exercise. I play a bunch of games on Facebook, mostly word games. After reviewing my reader and commenter lists, I’m copping out and not tagging 7 particular people for this meme.

2008 Tools and Technologies Retro

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It is a very useful little aggregator, working on hash tagging, to bring together Twitter tweets, Flickr images and other tags such as Delicious on blogs. is a little like Flickr in concept - but instead of making connections through pictures, you do it through playing your favourite music tracks on the web. Props' (award points) are given and received when people like the track you are playing.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users


It’s in many ways similar to Facebook in that users can have profiles, add status messages, leave comments on other user profiles, and participate in groups. So, they’ll get this welcome pop up video, the ability to join the private Facebook page for the group members and some of the programs they registered for. Can you explain the workings lack, this is something we get frequently from customers, how do they track whatever it is, whether it’s weight or some sort of progress.

How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business


The easiest automation to start with and validate with for your funnel is an opt-in for a lead magnet, such as a guide covering a question you see asked frequently in a Facebook group or a video/blog post answering a key question in your niche and community.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

User profile (and ability to see others’ profiles) with bios, user photos, biographies and status tracking visible in LMS. Content tagging (new word for keyword metadata) and search by tag. Allow users to create accounts, log in, port contacts, access feeds using their existing Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, SharePoint, Twitter or other existing social account credentials.

How to Use LifterLMS to Grow Your B2B Software Leads, ARPU, Activation, and Retention with Groundhogg CEO Adrian Tobey


He also shares how community building his Facebook group, live Office Hours via Zoom, and running events have been the pillars to success in the SaaS space for Groundhogg. (We Adrian is also super engaged on Facebook, so connect with him there in the Groundhogg User Group.

‘Time well spent’ – what does that mean for your learning content?


With treatment for social media addiction now available on the National Health Service in the UK, Silicon Valley executives like Justin Rosenstein switching their smartphones to child-mode to avoid the addictive allure, and founders of Facebook moving on to start the humanist tech movement “Time well spent”, the impact of modern technology is having on society is not something we can shy away from.

7 Programs that Increase Employee Engagement

Aktiv Mind

Some of the features of Unily include personalized internal communications that can be sent to any device in any language; you can also improve your document management, the Unily Hub takes the best of Microsoft’s document management and adds features that make it quicker, easier and smarter with intelligent tagging. They like to think of the platform as the offspring of Facebook and Excel. 7 Programs that Increase Employee Engagement.

AG08 - Day 1 - Summary

eLearning Weekly

I found out there’s an Enterprise version of Facebook. I know many companies are interested in Facebook, but are afraid to let their employee data outside of their firewall. I think the role of the LMS will shift to become less important in the next few years, as people realize the value of social learning tools, such as wikis, tagging, social bookmarking, blogging, etc. Day 1 of AG08 was busy and completely wore me out - but it was all worth it!

Week 1: Scuba training

Janet Clarey

My kids are in the process of becoming certified so I’m tagging along. instead of tracking it manually. An automated status update on Facebook via TripIt mentioning the trip to the Cayman Islands resulted in ten comments, three from friends who went there. I’ve got two, five-picture frames hanging on the wall that leads into my kitchen. Each one has a picture of our family at the same place on the same lake we go to every July.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

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Social software is based heavily on participation, and this is apparent in a number of features including social tagging , voting, versioning, hyperlinking and searching, as well as discussion and commenting. This is particularly evident on a cursory inspection of any social web space, whether it be Facebook, Snapchat or any other popular free space. This is a continuation from yesterday''s blog post on changing times and the survival of higher education.

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How to Get Publicity and Influencer Marketing for Course Creators with Esther Kiss


Publicity can be generated from new media, such as podcasts, YouTube shows, Facebook live events, blogs, and all kinds of ways. So we have podcasts, and YouTube shows, and Facebook Live interviews, and blogs, and all kinds of things that are getting your exposure in front of niche audiences that may be much, much smaller than for instance being on a TV show, but they’re very, very targeted.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

So many that it’s a little hard to keep track of them all, not to mention have an understanding of what they are and just exactly what influences they may have on workforce learning and development. As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015


Feedly tracks what you''ve read, enables you to star articles to save for later, and easily share your favorites across your social media networks. Fit Brains Trainer features more than 350 games and puzzles to challenge your mind, as well as tracking to measure your progress. Track your books, discover new titles, see what your friends are reading and set goals to keep yourself challenged throughout the year!