10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Each tool fulfills at least one of these criteria: encourages collaboration; enables user-generated content or input; provides a way to share; and facilitates informal or formal learning.

How to Help Your Employees L-O-V-E Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

Using tools like VoiceThread, which allow you to have asynchronous voice and video conversations with learners. Remember, if employees know they know they won’t get ‘in trouble’ for scoring low on an online quiz or not comprehending information, they will feel safe and will come to you with questions. Did you know that 77 percent of companies in the U.S. offer corporate training via an online platform?

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Seven more online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

It always leads to a lot of social, informal talk. Voice icebreakers You may use a service like Voicethread to create a short video to which participants may comment. A disadvantage of this icebreaker may be that not everybody may be comfortable enough using voicethread.

Weekly Bookmarks (4/12/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Presentation on teaching online with VoiceThread & Ning, including survey results with learner perspectives on how these tools helped create a sense of community. tags : e-learning , education , instructionaldesign , teaching , voicethread , ning , web2.0 , community , lms. Information on using rubrics for assessment. Information on the MOOMIS report creator for Moodle–create reports by groups over multiple courses.

TCC08: Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

Experiencing eLearning

Information or Presentation. Information & Presentation. Voicethread. “Information is not always text&# This is a really important point. Information Literacy & Sharing Discoveries. Annotations on sites helps information literacy. Students learn how to judge the stability of information & collective intelligence through using a wiki. Presenters: Alice Bedard-Voorhees, Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA.

LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel

Jay Cross

voicethread, thinkingworlds, inxpo, odijoo, caspian learning, 5 moments of need – #learntrends -3:21 PM Nov 18th, 2009. Tags: Informal Learning Here’s tho conversation taking place at Twitter during LearnTrends. (We’d We’d ask people to put their comments and questions into our conference system, where all could see them. ScottSkibell Videos from Tues & Wed #learntrends event are up. link] Catch the sessions you might have missed. -4:48

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Also listed: virtual worlds, videoconferencing, voicethreads, geotagging, cell phones, flip cameras, digital storytelling, portfolios, multimedia. Visualization: Tools make it easier to understand information and relationships between concepts. So much information.