The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Remember Google Wave or even Google+? Another way to stay on top of the good content is to track topics is via hashtag. The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media.

What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Google Wave is the johnny-come-lately. Howard Greenstein helps explain Wave in this post from Mashable. Wave threads together email, instant messages, documents, and applications in a way that you can follow, and even trace the history, of their links.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

I also like to make occasional visits to Google Labs and Adobe Labs to "keep up" with the tech tools they are working on and to test drive any beta versions available. When I do find interesting tools I will keep track of them using my Delicious account. 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.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

And now, because of eLearning Learning , I have a much better way to track these things over a much more interesting content sets. When you look at the keywords on the left you see things like: Social Learning (356) Social Media (411) Twitter (725) Google Wave (22) Camtasia (76) Adobe Captivate (71) Social Network (460) Now, the content set in this case are highly skewed towards innovators as compared to the topic sets being used by my past analysis (training conferences).

Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?

Jay Cross

First up was a Google presentation about Wave. Bare-bones Wave is a snooze; I haven’t been able to see many benefits. But customized Wave looks like a winner and that’s how I think Wave will be deployed. All of these bolt onto Wave’s API.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Google Collaboration Tools. It would be difficult to create a ten-list without mentioning some of Google’s continually evolving Google Collaboration Tools for Education and Business. Google has created a compelling infrastructure for a variety of collaboration tools.