Best Ways to Use Social Networks in eLearning

JoomlaLMS

Social media is playing an ever-increasingly important role in all of our lives. Each day, hundreds of thousands of us use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and a whole host of other social networks. We use them to stay in touch with friends and colleagues, organize events, catch up with the news, follow our favourite brands and discover new things.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

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 ". At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates.

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5 Golden Rules for Polite Social Networking

E-Learning Provocateur

With social networking starting to make in-roads into the corporate sector (eg NAB , ING ), our attention turns increasingly to netiquette. However, the new medium does present some new social challenges. has produced 5 Golden Rules for Polite Social Networking: You don’t have to make friends with people you don’t know. Always send birthday cards or call your friends when there’s important news. social networking

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

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. Now we can say that social learning online is possible, and is helping to bring more training and development options to organizations and associations anywhere on any device. Social Learning in an LMS.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005!

Long road to ruin

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Well, over the 2018 festive break I’ve read more than a few reflective pieces from those in my extended network about the direction and increasingly intrusive nature of technology in our lives, and this song title leapt to mind. ’ which I’ll agree with, but I’m also a sucker for making my life easier, or access to information or family or news or games or a good deal on Lego easier.

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

Did you know someone joins LinkedIn every second? One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. Recently, Maddie Grant at Social Fish presented on the topic of engagement in online communities. Here are some examples she gave for turning traditional approaches to social media strategy on its head.

Linkedin Learning Product Review

eLearning 24-7

LinkedIn Learning to me is a digital learning platform. Administration back-end – Navigation is good, some of the features such as Best Practices from LinkedIn Learning is illogical (especially since in my test, because only one best practice had anything of use for the administrator (from the product or value add standpoint). The Header on the Learner Home Page (main learner screen for LinkedIn Learning). Or any of the other 200 social media sites?

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. It also has a magazine like interface and the advantage is that you will get information from outside your standard network. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Here’s a quick guide through the top six social networks, and how you can use them as part of your online course. Facebook. LinkedIn.

TCC08 Keynote: Social Networking, the “Third Place,� and the Evolution of Communication

Experiencing eLearning

Liveblogged during the keynote presentation by Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, New Media Consortium ( NMC ). Twitter is more like little news programs or channel surfing–tune in when you want to for those short bursts. “Social proprioception&#. NMC survey showed that people made time for online tools by cutting their TV time–replacing a passive media with an active one.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

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. Ok, we know you don’t know everything there is to know and being on some form of social media can help you build a knowledge base that can take you places you’ve never imagined.

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. So video has truly given news outlets a new medium to communicate important information in a creative and engaging way. Breaking news: There’s a video epidemic.

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Managing the Risks of Social Media in the Workplace

Interactive Services

Social media is a powerful tool that can have a profound impact on how people see your business. After that, it’s simply a matter of creating a well-defined, proactive strategy that helps you manage employee social media usage effectively.

Leadership lessons from breaking news

CLO Magazine

One group presenting at a recent virtual conference was so excited to promote social media as a learning tool … until they were confronted by many participants who were upset with the role of Twitter, Facebook and other platforms disseminating what they feel is false information.

EduMe Updates Content Look and Creation Process to Mirror Successful Social Media UI

Edume

Stories have taken social media by such storm that have experienced 15x faster growth than information consumed on newsfeeds. Source: ‘Beyond The News Feed’ , Block Party. Blog Product news News Why EduMeAt EduMe, the wheels are constantly in motion.

Social-Media-Coaches.com – supporting the use of social media in the workplace

Jane Hart

I recently set up Social.Media.Coaches – as a sister site of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) website – to address the growing demand for support in the use of social media in the workplace – whether it be for learning, working or marketing. We offer: a growing list of social media programmes (which can be taken with or without support from us) in conjunction with C4LPT.

How to Use Social Media for E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Social media is a good space for conducting and promoting e-learning. Here are three ideas how you can use social media to reach your e-learning goals. Social Media as an E-Learning Platform. Since social media unites groups of people that have similar interests it is very useful for sharing e-learning ideas as well. LinkedIn.

Advice to Teachers in Florida: Don't use Facebook with Students

Kapp Notes

So rather than teach teachers or students how to intelligently use social media tools to communicate(like people do in corporations or in everyday social interactions), a school in Florida decided to advise against such silly and dangerous Web 2.0 It seems to me that Facebook just made the inappropriate actions public, those teachers doing inappropriate things aren't going to stop doing those things just because they aren't on Facebook.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development. Why are learning and development folks slow to embrace social media into their learning and training? Social media is more than just a buzzword.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development. Why are learning and development folks slow to embrace social media into their learning and training? Social media is more than just a buzzword.

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. So video has truly given news outlets a new medium to communicate important information in a creative and engaging way. Breaking news: There’s a video epidemic. The rise of social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat, has proven the success of video content. More breaking news: video platforms are turning the sound off on videos.

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The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. You can also find 6 invaluable tips on how to use Facebook for eLearning, as well as 10 additional tips on how to run successful Facebook groups. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Why Facebook Is Such a Powerful eLearning Tool.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). This post will focus on the middle part of the 70:20:10 model, social learning, and especially on the relationship between social learning and social media. Social learning means people. Social media also means people.

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter. Thanks to social media there are ways you can continue to develop your skills for free! In this post, I’ll share the opportunities to learn and develop your skills by using LinkedIn. The discussions and resources on LinkedIn provide the eLearning community with resources, a network, and encouragement. There are numerous eLearning groups on LinkedIn. The eLearning Global Network.

Social Media Marketing: Putting The Pieces Together

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I've been a devoted Facebook member since the first year it made its way out of Harvard and into most college campuses. Somewhere along the line I'd convinced myself that I was a social networking whiz. Last week I attended Mary Gillen's two-day, online Social Media Marketing class. I now realize how unsubstantiated my networking arrogance really was. The good news is that Mary's course really put the pieces together for me.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise. I have this routine where I read my elearning news feeds on a tablet (usually at night). What do you use to manage the content from your social media stream?

Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.” Is it the next Facebook? starts by offering Facebook credentials as a log-in choice but not Twitter, replaced by Windows Live.

Catching the mood

Learning with e's

The current issue (June) of The Psychologist features an interesting article on research into the affective affordances of social networks. Social networks in the widest sense have been around since the dawn of civilisation, but with the advent of online social networks such as Facebook, and the vast populations of users who participate in interaction worldwide, social networks now take on a whole new dimension, and there is plenty of potential for research into their effects.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 1

Upside Learning

Each week sees us sharing interesting articles (including news, reports, statistics etc.) from various spheres of learning and technology on varied social networking platforms. While many of you follow us on Twitter and Facebook , we do realize that keeping a track of all the tweets/ posts, given the high proliferation and dynamic nature of information, is difficult, to say the least. New Research Puts Fortune 500 Social Media Usage On Display.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 2

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. Mike Baker looks at what makes a good teacher in this insightful article on BBC News. Tim Berners-Lee: Facebook Could Fragment Web. Public libraries face an uncertain future but the value of books is irreplaceable, says Joan Bakewell in her new A Point of View column on BBC News.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives. So now that I’ve said my peace, I’ll get off my Twitter pulpit and share five ways to utilize Twitter for social learning: 1.

8 Game-Changing Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business

ProProfs

Are you still not convinced about the power of social media and the benefits it offers for your business? But when you begin your activity on social media, knowing where to begin is easier said than done. So, consider these game-changing social media tips that will help you grow your business: 1. That’s where social media comes in. When followers glance at your social profiles, it enables them to understand what you’re all about.

How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program

Everwise

The same study found that 50% of employees already post messages, pictures or videos about their work life on social media and more than one-third speak positively about their jobs on social media. Work and social media are inextricably linked for most employees in today’s day and age. But which businesses have had success at activating their employees on social media at scale–and produced results?

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. In order to provide a thorough campaign platform, I’ve opted into solely discussing innovative approaches parties are taking in the realm of social media. Granted the external drive for knowing this date may exceed that of the social media efforts utilized to inform of when people should show up.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. Besides the latest scoop, news and stories, you can also find tips, tricks and tutorials to help you get the most out of this 9.7” Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.