Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Tools Used

Clark Quinn

LinkedIn was shown as being used monthly or more by 68% which is higher than I would have expected. I personally get a lot of value out of LinkedIn , but I wonder if other people are getting that same value. Facebook use is higher than I would have thought. delicious, Picassa, Ning, Google Docs/Google Apps, Second Life, Blogger, iGoogle, orkut, FriendFeed, Internal workplace community, PBWiki, Xing, Digg, Friendster (really?),

Egoboo integration

Jay Cross

Before social media got hot, you could use simple search engines to see what people were saying about you, for example: Google “Jay Cross&#. Tracking where you’re mentioned is tougher now that conversation on the web takes place on Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, and numerous other flows. Communities and Network Connection. Facebook /Jay Cross. Linkedin /jaycross. Friendfeed /jaycross.

The Daily Tweets

Jay Cross

Ironically, when I went back to look at this, I was in the midst of cleaning up my already-too-many social connections: Flickr /jaycross. Facebook /Jay Cross. Linkedin /internettime. Friendfeed /jaycross. I did not want to like paper.il, the new, personal Twitter aggregater. Just more clutter, I thought to myself. Nonetheless, it is so easy to set up, I filled in the blank with my Twitter list of Internet Time Alliance colleagues. Voila. Our Daily Tweet-news.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

MacWorld : learning infrastructure and social network infrastructure are converging. Learning and social networks and customer communications and partner relations and marketing and sales aren’t islands. Some astute companies are exploring how a social learning community can remove barriers separating customer and corporation. Continued to get my social network act together: Flickr /jaycross. Facebook /Jay Cross. Linkedin /jaycross.

News Commentary Curation Distribution

Tony Karrer

The commentary layer is very light in that it only occurs as part of coming up with hot lists ( Hot List ) Curation is aggregation, group filter (social signals) and lightweight editing (selection). While he's talking primarily about feeds of updates, e.g., facebook, twitter, friendfeed, etc., The post The Future of the News Ecosystem pointed me to the Stephen Johnson Picture shown above.

News 100

Twittering birds and headless dogs

Learning with e's

As these social networking microblogging tools grow in popularity and users build up huge followings which make them even harder to cut loose from - how can we harness their power for better communication, collaboration and smarter learning? He reported that he had used Twitter to show his students the power of social networking in an instantaneous way - with live answer coming back from his Twitter followers.

WebTools For Teachers 01/15/2009

Web Tools for Learners

Friendfeed - mostly text, but augmented by images. Facebook - a mix but certainly a ton of text. wePapers - Creating the world’s biggest study group. Another source for plagiarists - Amusingly enough when I looked at some of the papers and googled phrases, there were plagiarized elements in the downloadable wePapers “articles&# for study purposes. So now there are layers of plagiarism.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. The last post was what I've been writing this year that social signals say is good reading. 1 Social Learning Models and LMS and Social Learning I've changed the title of the first post to make it more enticing. Are you on Facebook? In a discussion with a LinkedIn connection, the topic of a quicker way to complete an effective performance analysis came up.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

For example, my FriendFeed pages show activity from this blog, the Internet Time Blog, my Flickr account, bookmarks I put on Delicious, and my entries from Twitter. Activity streams are going to be wildly important for social learning. Last week, Google, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo!, If you want to take advantage of lightweight social learning in your organization, activity streams are a vital area to keep your eye on.

Teaching the Social Web

eLearning Development

Yesterday my wife got a message on Facebook from a friend asking for advice on how to handle a young teenage girl’s use of MySpace. Then I got to work and started thinking about social learning, the workplace, and generation gaps. Today we think and talk about how to implement and manage social learning in the workplace. I’ve seen discussions and blog posts about appropriate use of social tools like Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and FriendFeed in the workplace.

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12 ways social media are screwing with bad work habits

Janet Clarey

Now I can’t Tweet, update my Facebook status, blog, bookmark, etc. because my every click will show up on FriendFeed and I’m supposed to be in some fictitious 2:00 meeting. Well, you know when you’re on LinkedIn and it says “your profile has been view by 5 people in the last 7 days…see more&# ? …because some one will document it in some way to their entire network (and maybe even add a #hashtag). Can’t hide.

Instructional Design, Crowdsourcing, Audio, Typography, Blogs, & Psych

Big Dog, Little Dog

Trouble-shoot the network. micromedia) and activity streams and timelines, Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed and the like are competing for your attention and building a community around the statusphere - the state of publishing, reading, responding to, and sharing micro-sized updates. The Great ID Debate - eLearning Roadtrip. These days a good ID needs to be able to write instructional objective. Conduct a content analysis. And an audience analysis.

Colours in a Winter Thaw « WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Home About Joan Vinall-Cox’s E-Portfolio Colours in a Winter Thaw January 16, 2010 by joanvinallcox Joan Vinall-Cox, PhD, Social Media Consultant [link] from → Uncategorized ← Getting Your Feet Under You! Search My Twitter JoanVinallCox: How to start your emails - [link] - @steverubel My FriendFeed How to start your emails - [link] - @steverubel July 21, 2010 GIMP is driving me crazy!

Fallen Leaves « WebTools For Learners

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Home About Joan Vinall-Cox’s E-Portfolio Fallen Leaves November 6, 2009 tags: iPhone , nature by joanvinallcox Joan Vinall-Cox, PhD, Social Media Consultant [link] from → Uncategorized ← Do They REALLY Think We Read it All! Search My Twitter JoanVinallCox: How to start your emails - [link] - @steverubel My FriendFeed How to start your emails - [link] - @steverubel July 21, 2010 GIMP is driving me crazy!