Alternatives to Facebook Groups

LearnDash

Should you be using Facebook Groups to supplement your online course? Recently one of the more common questions I have seen asked of us is whether there are any alternatives to using Facebook Groups for the community portion of an online course. I suspect that the increase in this inquiry is the result of the recent events of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Why do we use Facebook Groups for course community building? This naturally is not the case with Facebook.

Using Facebook for ELearning

LearnDash

Today we have a large variety of tools available to us for social learning, the most notable being front-runners Facebook and Twitter. There have been many suggestions on how to use twitter to supplement learning , but less has been written about Facebook supplementing learning efforts – which begs the question: can Facebook be a tool for elearning? If you have a nifty Facebook app, you can get users involved pretty quickly.

Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?

Upside Learning

I need ‘Facebook’…. Of late one of the things I’ve heard from prospects and clients is “I need Facebook in my LMS&#. We’ve been hearing about need for collaboration and social tools within learning and the LMS quite frequently in last twelve months but last week a couple of clients actually mentioned ‘Facebook’ is what they need in their LMS. ‘Facebook’ is just the metaphor…. Do you want Facebook in your LMS?

Learn With Facebook: A New Training Tool

CLO Magazine

Facebook announced Tuesday that it will launch Learn With Facebook, a career development site that focuses on both the hard and soft skills people need to advance in today’s digital workforce. This initiative is part of Facebook’s pledge to train U.S. The site is free and features a range of tools such as case studies, insider tips and resources from industry experts. according to a Facebook press release. Sandberg said in the Facebook post.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

In this guide, we share the steps, activities, and tools you can use to. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. Personas are a great tool to make. support, process, or tools to act? development to stay as platform- or tool-agnostic as.

efront LMS integration with Facebook

eFront

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about using Facebook as a learning platform. We took that into consideration with the eFront platform which comes with a rich set of social tools that facilitate the communication and social learning process together with an easy-to-use Facebook integration plugin. Facebook Integration. eFront allows users to connect to the platform via their Facebook account. Add the API key and secret code and enable all Facebook options.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. Quiz Monster Create your own quiz Facebook application!

What Can eLearning Learn from Facebook?

eLearning Brothers

In February 2016, Facebook celebrated its 12 th birthday. According to data released by Facebook, at the end of December 2015, there were 1.59 billion monthly Facebook users. If you look at how Facebook has grown, matured, and become part of our daily (if not hourly) life, there are tips, tricks, and insights that designers of eLearning can glean from Facebook’s success. It didn’t take all that long for the team at Facebook to listen to their users’ complaints.

Quick Review of Izzui – The Facebook LMS

LearnDash

Facebook is being used for a whole lot more than comments and pictures these days. Not too long ago, an ambitious Facebook app called Izzui came about with the goal of allowing people the opportunity to create and sell training on the world’s most popular social networking platform. Naturally, Izzui cannot shake the Facebook branding, so it loses a bit of identity. I launched the course (which was created in QuickLessons rapid elearning development tool).

20 Team Collaboration Tools For Remote Teams In 2020

Your Training Edge

Whether your team is fully remote or has a few key players who work virtually, having reliable, easy-to-use collaboration tools is essential to your success. However, a lot of tools marketed toward remote teams are all frills and no substance — or they simply aren’t intuitive. Let’s look at the best team collaboration tools that help remote teams to be productive and on the same page. Dropbox is a famous file storage app, but believe it or not, it’s also a collaboration tool.

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Captions Increase Viewership for Facebook Video Ads by 12%

3Play Media

In reaction to an internal study on user behavior, Facebook made updates to its video ad features. Facebook video ads auto-play without sound and with closed captions forced on. Plus, Facebook can add automatically generated captions to videos that don’t have captions uploaded.

Facebook Apprenticeship

Clark Quinn

Jay Cross has an interesting post about using Facebook in the organization, and makes a connection I hadn’t seen (and wish I had :).  He’s citing another post on FaceBook and the Enterprise, where JP Rangaswami posits that Facebook can be used to allow individuals to track what their bosses are doing, as role models. I’m not sure Facebook is the right tool, but a combination of tools might make sense and Facebook’s APIs might make it possible.Â

Captions Increase Viewership for Facebook Video Ads by 12%

3Play Media

Facebook announced updates to its video ad features in reaction to an internal study of user behavior. One of the major changes to Facebook video ads is that they will auto-play with closed captions forced on. Plus, Facebook can add automatically generated captions to videos that don’t have captions uploaded. Facebook’s video advertising study found that: Facebook users watch over 100 million hours of video each day. Facebook Auto-captioning.

Why Facebook Videos Need Subtitles

3Play Media

Facebook’s CMO and VP Gary Briggs spoke at Salesforce Connections conference in New York this month about trends in digital marketing. He mentioned how the auto-play feature for native Facebook video has changed how businesses should create promo videos. Facebook auto-plays video on mute as the user scrolls down the newsfeed. Briggs noted that subtitles have been effective for engaging users in Facebook video in those first critical, silent moments.

Stuart Crabb of Facebook #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Facebook didn’t invent that, just created a great tool. He’s using Facebook timeline to tell the story). 1970 Marshall McLuhan ‘the medium is the message’ 1995 The Internet 2004 Facebook and the social graph – the social layer of the internet which allows people to connect and share. Who is Facebook? 70% of Facebook were born after 1979. My live notes from the general session at ASTD TK12 on Thursday. Humans have been collaborating since the dawn of time.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: How might real life training exercises like Facebook’s “hackathon” be applied to other industries? October was CyberSecurity awareness week, and Facebook was not pulling any punches. In order to teach employees about the dangers of security breaches, Facebook launched a series of security threats and fake phishing sites to see how employees would respond. Mashable: Facebook Hacks Its Employees to Teach Lessons on Cyber Attacks.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2020

Clark Quinn

It’s time, once again, for Jane Hart’s excellent Top 10 Tools for Learning survey. Here are my take on the top 10 tools that support my learning. Processing Tools. I’d use a less costly tool, but…the columns feature is really helpful for annotation.

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Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. So how about Facebook, which also allows you to post videos but on top of that offers a lot of extra capabilities, including Group pages, wall posts, personal messages, and the ability to embed fully interactive applications (including the ability to monetize them)? Facebook itself downplays the breadth of Facebook apps, giving emphasis only to gaming (to the point that the central Facebook page one goes to download apps only mentions games).

Facebook as a Learning Platform

Tony Karrer

Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. The most recent, which finally got me to post, was a Stephen Downes post - I'm Majoring in Facebook, How about You? The class has each student creating applications in Facebook and presenting to potential investors. Why is Facebook so hot right now? What is Facebook? Facebook is a pretty simple application with fairly standard social network functionality.

Part 2: Using Facebook as a learning platform (videos)

eFront

For those who missed last week’s post “ Part 1: Using Facebook as a learning platform ” we shared some important links for instructors interested in using Facebook with students. Using Facebook to teach: Bullis School teacher Sara Romeyn talks about using Facebook as a teaching tool in her AP U.S. eLearning Learning Social Media Facebook

How to Add Closed Captions & Subtitles to Facebook Videos [FREE GUIDE]

3Play Media

If you’re posting videos on Facebook, adding closed captions or multilingual subtitles will take your user experience to the next level. Closed captions make Facebook videos accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing, plus many more viewers who simply can’t listen to audio at the moment they find your video. Magazine called videos without captions “ the biggest mistake you’re making on Facebook. ” Ready to add captions to your Facebook videos?

Facebook Fridays

Tony Karrer

A mistitled article - found via Bill Ives on the FastForward blog - Serena Software Adopts Facebook as Corporate Intranet. The real focus of the article is how Serena Software has adopted a practice called Facebook Fridays: Each Friday, employees are granted one hour of personal time to spend on their Facebook profiles and connect with co-workers, customers, family and friends.

Top 10 Learning Tools for 2019

Clark Quinn

It’s time again for Jane Hart’s Top Learning Tools Survey , so it’s time for my personal list (and for you to submit yours). WordPress: my first learning tool is this blog. Pagico: This is a project management tool, and I have entries for all the projects and groups I work with. Social media (read: LinkedIn/Facebook): places where I hang with my colleagues, ask questions, and see what dialogs are going on.

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How to Add + Edit Facebook Automatic Captions to Video Ads

3Play Media

With the use of captivating visuals and a compelling story, Facebook video ads are a great way to convey important information to consumers. According to an advertising study conducted by Facebook, people watch an astounding 100 million hours of video on the social media platform every day. By providing captions on Facebook video ads, businesses can capture their audience’s attention faster and longer. Why Brands Should Provide Captions on Facebook Video Ads.

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.

Learning Tools Directory 2011

Jane Hart

I’ve just spent the last few days overhauling the Learning Tools Directory. Over the last year there has been quite a lot of change one way or another in terms of tools. Some tools have disappeared or died (eg gnolia), others have been acquired (eg Dimdim), some have changed their name (eg twine to evri), and some have changed focus and no longer offer what they once did. Tools

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. I decided to share the list with remaining tools with you. Here are some of the tools I use: I write this blog in WordPress. My most valuable tool is probably Flipboard combined with Google reader. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. There is another tool like it; Zite.

Top 10 Learning Tools 2018

Clark Quinn

Every year of late, Jane Hart has polled about people’s top 10 learning tools. From this, she creates a list of the top 100 learning tools. It gets autoposted to LinkedIn and Facebook (at least, notifications), so comments there or here are a way for me to learn. Keynote is the presentation tool I use, and I create the stories I present at conferences in Keynote. OmniOutliner: another tool I use to be organized is OmniOutliner.

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How to Add + Edit Facebook Automatic Captions to Video Ads

3Play Media

With the use of captivating visuals and a compelling story, Facebook video ads are a great way to convey important information to consumers. According to an advertising study conducted by Facebook, people watch an astounding 100 million hours of video on the social media platform every day. By providing captions on Facebook video ads, businesses can capture their audience’s attention faster and longer. Why Brands Should Provide Captions on Facebook Video Ads.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Some don’t like it in comparison to other social media outlets, many choose not to use it, but again, I’ve never heard the word “hate” in conjunction with “Facebook.” Maybe a couple of you do hate Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Some don’t like it in comparison to other social media outlets, many choose not to use it, but again, I’ve never heard the word “hate” in conjunction with “Facebook.” Maybe a couple of you do hate Facebook.

Advice to Teachers in Florida: Don't use Facebook with Students

Kapp Notes

So rather than teach teachers or students how to intelligently use social media tools to communicate(like people do in corporations or in everyday social interactions), a school in Florida decided to advise against such silly and dangerous Web 2.0 It seems to me that Facebook just made the inappropriate actions public, those teachers doing inappropriate things aren't going to stop doing those things just because they aren't on Facebook.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

Key Benefits of a cloud-based authoring tool

Wizcabin

And you will agree with me that there are more benefits of saving your pictures or videos on the internet whether on Facebook or Instagram than the old way of printing it. The same can be said of the cloud-based authoring tool. Benefits of cloud-based authoring tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. FaceBook seems like such a student-world application, and yet folks say more and more "grown-ups" are using it. There was a great NYTimes article a few weeks ago about a mom signing up for a FaceBook account, completely appalling her teenage daughter. (Id

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

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. You can also find 6 invaluable tips on how to use Facebook for eLearning, as well as 10 additional tips on how to run successful Facebook groups. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Introduce your Facebook group properly.

Key Benefits Of A Cloud-Based Authoring Tool

Dan Keckan

And you will agree with me that there are more benefits to saving your pictures or videos on the internet whether it's on Facebook or Instagram. eLearning Authoring Tools Cloud Authoring Cloud-Based Authoring Tools Cloud-Based Authoring Tools Benefits