Learning And Social Networks
JULY 12, 2011
Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. Like so many other Google products, this one is in beta and is gradually opening up to more users. One unique aspect separates Plus from other Google services.
WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD
MARCH 8, 2012
I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment.
Social Learning Online: It’s Possible
OCTOBER 26, 2016
A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Social Learning in an LMS.
Forums vs. Social Networks?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. So, I'm trying to figure out what's going to be the right software / service to adopt, but I'm also trying to think about the differences in: Forum / Threaded Discussion / Group Examples are Google Groups and Yahoo Groups. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps. They form a network of people via interactions, groups, etc.
Google Plus: Initial Impressions
JUNE 30, 2011
It’s been quite an interesting week on the Google front, with the launch of one new service after another. The one making the biggest waves (if you pardon the pun) has been Google+ (plus). How will this evolve, considering Google’s products seem to be in a continuous beta?
Facebook for e-Learning
NOVEMBER 7, 2010
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 ".
Questioning social media
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 2, 2011
The recent arrival of a new social network in the form of Google+ has given cause for reflection from some long-serving social media users and advocates. Cammy Bean describes how she has been Taking a TechFast to relieve her symptoms of SoMeFat (social media fatigue), which has been "heightened now with the additional disorder of Multiple Social Network Disorder (Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ to keep up with!)."
Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social
MARCH 26, 2015
Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Facebook. LinkedIn. Share this on Facebook.
L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace
JULY 13, 2015
Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. Take organizations like Google, Apple or Zappos. The more I think, I feel that a PDW has to have the characteristics of a social business. The presence of an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) can be a benefit in a PDW.
A circular argument
JULY 18, 2011
Much has been said of the “circles feature in Google+ , and rightly so. It’s Google’s trump card against the likes of Facebook and Twitter. The achilles heel of Facebook is that its friending system is binary: either you are my friend or you are not.
4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn
JULY 5, 2016
Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn has created ripples in the world of technology. I believe the deal between Microsoft and LinkedIn could have 4 major implications for the corporate world. LinkedIn could help shore Microsoft’s sagging mobile initiatives.
How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)
Coffee and Design
MAY 29, 2014
As Google already is, they must fight to maintain the value that they have built for their market. Google understands that to be successful in the tech world they must maintain value but also add value. Someone will dethrone Google, not just compete with them.
The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce
SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
” ~ Eric Schmidt (Ex-CEO, Google Inc.). Some of the most successful products from Google such as Google News, Google Earth, and Google Local were employee-initiated projects unrelated to its core business!
Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
AUGUST 19, 2015
ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.
APRIL 6, 2016
I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. Google calls them “photo spheres” and they remind me of Microsoft’s Photosynth.
Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
With almost 30 percent of the human population, or 2 billion people, using the internet; and 94 percent of US students equating research with using Google or other search engines, it comes as no surprise that 75 percent of students use Wikipedia and online encyclopedias for research.
This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans
DECEMBER 6, 2012
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. Mashable: Facebook Hacks Its Employees to Teach Lessons on Cyber Attacks.
Quick Review of Izzui – The Facebook LMS
AUGUST 1, 2013
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.
Our Take on Google+
AUGUST 5, 2011
Are you using Google+ yet? It’s launching to the general public soon and after a few weeks of using Google+, Diane Elkins and Judy Unrein got together to share impressions. If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. Even if Google+ does have its advantages, it is only useful if the people you want to connect with are there. JU: And soon Google+ will open up publicly, so a lot more people will be there.
TechSmithies Go Google+
JULY 22, 2011
By now, many of you may have heard of the new social networking platform on the internet scene. Google+ is here. What is Google+?". Google+ is a hybrid of the various social tools many people are already using on the web.
#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
These are my live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at ASTD TK11 with Karen Wickre (Global Communications Team) and Ann Farmer from Google. Social Media @ Google Part 1: How Google manages external communicates to make news and info about google findable to the outside world Part 2: Internal communication and discovery Part 1: How Google communicates publicly: Don’t do traditional press releases 150+blogs!,
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
I’m late to the party, but finally I’ve gotten my hands onto Google Cardboard. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. Note: This link is not supported in the mobile web version of Google Maps.
What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Google in the Classroom
DECEMBER 18, 2014
Google just might change the way you teach—in a good way. After making a full Google Docs integration this year in my history classroom, I will never go back,” wrote Nate Green, an educator and blogger with edSocialMedia.com. Here’s what you need to know about using Google in the classroom. Here are a few of the many things you can do: Create an assignment: The interface used for this feature looks similar to your Facebook wall. Google Earth.
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
Along with the social changes happening around the world in the learning and education domain, these technological changes are going to revolutionize the e-learning domain. We see more and more publishers coming in to this market (including Google!).
TCC08: Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking
APRIL 15, 2008
Developed a course on social networking for business. Use online library databases to research social networking. Provided a bunch of stats on social networking usage–I’m not taking notes on all that). Many businesses consider time on social networking sites wasted, but not all. Wachovia is testing social networking for sharing information and developing community within the community. Google Sites for the wiki.
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
This article recently appeared in a newspaper in Rio: I stuffed the text into Google Translate and pressed the button. People who are no longer freshmen, he argues, should invest their time in eLearning and informal learning in social networks. CROSS: Learning is social.
Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning
MAY 29, 2012
Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. Is it the next Facebook? starts by offering Facebook credentials as a log-in choice but not Twitter, replaced by Windows Live.
I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
NOVEMBER 14, 2009
The book Digital habitats of Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith has been an input, as well as the blogpost by Christian Kreutz: a starter for development organisations engaging in online networks. Opening a group on an existing social network sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn.
Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
OCTOBER 20, 2009
Unleashing The Power Of Social Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Mentoring vs. Training — Why Social Networking Isn’t Enough - aLearning , October 13, 2009. Rules for Social Media? The following are the top items based on social signals. 5 great resources to find out about Google Wave , October 14, 2009. PKM: our part of the social learning contract , October 15, 2009. Google Wave (6).
The fame monster
Learning with e's
MAY 15, 2012
Can our worth be measured by the amount of Twitter followers we have or by how many +1s we receive on Google+? Klout, Peerindex and other social reputation measuring sites are constantly bombarding web users with statistics about their 'true reach', 'amplification' and 'influence'.
Musing on Google’s Power Searching Course and marketing
JULY 20, 2012
Today I completed Google’s Power Searching Course. Google Earth has a lot more detail than I remember from previous visits. Previously I approached Google searches much like looking something up in an encyclopedia or dictionary. It’s all one big network, folks.
Take a Good Look at the Future of Corporate Universities
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
The giants of the web — Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Baidu, Alibaba and TenCent in China — as well as other digital technologies or social network providers such as LinkedIn, are investing in the knowledge economy.
The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
JANUARY 13, 2015
Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. LinkedIn - for groups Everyone knows LinkedIn. However, as facilitator, you should also know how LinkedIn groups work and how you can facilitate conversations in groups. Are you already an administrator of one or several LinkedIn groups?
Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow. I decided to test Google myself. I entered the search term ‘Kasper Spiro’ in Google, searching for images of myself.
Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.
MARCH 13, 2011
Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. The point is, Tweet Deck gives me a completely customizable, real-time social learning feed.
Google Doodle contest: Hurdle your way to a TechSmith Spork
AUGUST 7, 2012
Have you already seen today’s awesomely addictive Google Doodle ? Well let’s just say if you weren’t the greatest hurdler in high school … Google is giving you the chance to redeem yourself. Or post on our Google+ page.
3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media
MAY 2, 2016
Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. Some people are happy in their insular world where yesterday’s news is brought to you today by network news.