Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning


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)?



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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!

Facebook--Good for Your Memory: Twitter--Not So Much

Kapp Notes

A study recently released by Dr. Tracy Alloway of Scotland’s University of Stirling found that using Facebook stretches a person's “working memory” (short-term or recent memory), while Twitter, YouTube and text messaging tend to weaken it. She states in the article, Facebook 'enhances intelligence' but Twitter 'diminishes it', claims psychologist The ''instant'' nature of texting, Twitter and YouTube was not healthy for working memory. ''On

Opening up #learning: new forms of knowledge

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The exponential growth of online repositories of knowledge (Wikipedia), media (Wikimedia Commons - the source of the image above), images (Flickr, Instagram) and video (YouTube, Vimeo) would not have been so dramatic if there was less demand.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

YouTube alone experiences 100 hours of video uploaded every minute. YouTube Statistics. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

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Changing the learning landscape

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Such user generated content can be found on YouTube (over 70 hours uploaded very minute) and Vimeo, images on Flickr, Facebook and Snapchat, and other content on a myriad of blogs, wikis and other content sharing platforms.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

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digital media FaceBook higher education learning social web Technology The future Twitter universities Web 2.0 wiki YouTube This is a continuation from yesterday''s post on changing roles , disruptive innovation and the survival of higher education.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

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YouTube and other video sharing sites have gained a significant purchase in the broadcasting world, and are in the process of displacing some of the previously prominent media channels. The Italian political theorist Antonio Gramsci is best known for his theory of cultural hegemony.

Share trading

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The arrival of YouTube, Flickr and Slideshare and of course Twitter, made it easier to share than ever. People now upload their pictures and videos, and share their ideas on Facebook and other popular social media platforms without thinking. We teach our children that sharing is good.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Join a Facebook group with other relevant people, follow L&D industry pages. Here is the ATD facebook page , the Learning Rebels page – it doesn’t matter which L&D person or company you follow. In today’s world, people learn through YouTube and Vimeo.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. Facebook – The most commonly used class for Facebook integration is facebook-actionscript-api. YouTube has the APIs for ActionScript 2.0

Digital reflections

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This can be hosted photo and video sharing sites such as Flickr and YouTube, or social networking sites such as Facebook, but are equally likely to be curation and aggregation tools such as Scoop.it Technology video YouTube

The fame monster

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This number is calculated among other things, on an analysis of my recent web activity on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ over the last 90 days. And what happens to all the other web activities I participate in on sites such as Flickr, LinkedIn, Youtube and Slideshare?

Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

To start with an interview with Carolyn Nandozi from Uganda about her experiences facilitating a facebook group for alumni. RUFORUM has done this using Facebook. Below my question and Nandozi's answers Nandozi, can you describe how the Facebook group started?

Everyone's a critic

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Blogging, Twitter, Facebook, and other online platforms changed our notion of audience. When they record themselves on camera, they can release it as a YouTube video and gain feedback from their peers. YouTube is particularly notorious for trolling (individuals who patrol social media sites to make mischief) and can be a breeding ground for unneccesarily harsh, or deliberately hurtful comments. YouTube learning blogging

Porn, weed and fireworks

E-Learning Provocateur

The point of the exercise was for us to share our thoughts, opinions and experiences with our followers on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.

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TechSmith Around the Web - Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More.

Visual Lounge

Feel free to check us out on a variety of other sites like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr. Facebook Fan Pages: Snagit. Video: Channel TechSmith on YouTube - we've got over a 100 videos here and are adding more all the time.

How to contact TechSmith on the Web – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and More!

Visual Lounge

Some people love Twitter and some people hate it, and the same is true with Facebook. Do you ‘like’ facebook? With over one billion active users, we know that Facebook is where it’s at! Snagit Facebook page. Camtasia Studio Facebook page.

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

You Know You Can Share Instructional Videos on YouTube. Utilizing YouTube for eLearning is more straightforward than Twitter. There are tons of YouTube channels providing instructional videos on topics from makeup application to foreign language and even calculus.

Facebook in the dock

Learning with e's

A couple of days ago I reported that YouTube was under fire (see post below). Well, the dock is getting a little crowded, because now I hear that FaceBook is in trouble too. They don't want to be associated with a Neo-Nazi political organisation (I am not even going to mention their name) that FaceBook has allowed to advertise on the site. should FaceBook do a volte face and (jack)boot out the fascists?

Using Video in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. eLearning Standards Lectora Best Practices Blended Learning Development Tools Instructional Design YouTube mLearning Video Managing eLearning eLearning Sales Training Mobile Learningby Dean Hawkinson One of the growing trends in eLearning and mLearning these days is the use of video.

How to Use Social Media for E-Learning


Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Some of the most popular social media platforms that can be used as e-learning platforms are: Facebook. YouTube. YouTube is another very useful resource for e-learning.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. Everyone who uses Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, or any of their other services already has a Google account. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). The comparison to Facebook is tougher.

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. Maybe a few of you 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. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

Facebook has more than 400 million active users and 50% of those active users log in every day and 35 million of those users update their status daily. Facebook Press Room. YouTube Fact Sheet. More courses, more colleges: YouTube EDU turns one.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related).

Can Snapchat be Used for Education?


Facebook groups have been used in adult education, even Facebook based learning management systems. YouTube has been a perennial favorite with educators in nearly every sector.

Just a minute

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One wag at the foot of Hodgkins's web stats blogpost left a comment that in 60 seconds there would also be 800 hours of porn downloaded and at least 35,000 Twitter and Facebook posts about Justin Bieber. wikipedia Quality Assurance user generated content Twitter porn FaceBook Justin Bieber

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning


Your modern learners are already using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube on a daily basis. Microlearning activities are often asynchronous, but sites like Facebook can make the eLearning experience more social and collaborative.