Best Ways to Use Social Networks in eLearning

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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.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Networks are the glue that connects us.

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Google+ … Room for another social network?

CLO Magazine

However, skeptics around the world question the potential of Google+ with the failure of Google Wave and competition from Facebook. Although Google+ is still in its early stages, its unique infrastructure – focused on distinguishing user groups – might be all that is needed for this network to rise above its competitors – including LinkedIn. One of the core differences between Google+ and other social networks is a feature called “circles.”

LinkedIn Launches Their Own LMS

LearnDash

In 2015 LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com, a premier provider in online training. It cost LinkedIn a hefty $1.5 After laying low for some time we are now seeing a new major way that LinkedIn plans to use their new asset: integrating it into LinkedIn Learning. This represents a fundamental shift for LinkedIn. Social learning aspects like commenting, liking, and sharing will be there too (leveraging what already exists in LinkedIn).

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

The good news is that developing an. XYZ Fire Association is a network of. Through their network, they identified a. largest brands including DropBox, Facebook, BP and Credit Suisse transform. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

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.

Social Networking Trends: ABC News

Mark Oehlert

Social Networking Trends. ABC News interviews rep from Pew Internet Project

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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The Social Network and the Risks of Informal Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

The movie The Social Network has been in the news this week — as it’s been for the last six months or so — for racking up eight Academy Award nominations. It’s a great film, and, as we’ve seen, great fodder for an ongoing conversation on peer networking and the entire nature of the world we live in today (as well as for debate on whether or not it was fair in its depiction of its subject: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg).

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!

T+D Webcast - Social Networking and Learning

Tony Karrer

Tony's examples were brief, but interesting: Wikis Product updates/news Project management Podcasts Communications Sales / Field Force Collective Intelligence Predictive markets Social Networking New Hires Communities of Practice One of the questions we got was: How do you start as a Learning Professional? Tony O'Driscoll, Paula Ketter and I did a webcast for T+D - ASTD's publication today. Unfortunately, we ran into a few technical issues.

Lockdown – Ep.4 A New Hope

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I am connected with Coventry colleagues through email, MS Teams (chat, files, video calls), LinkedIn, Twitter, Sharepoint, etc. I’m staying ‘socially distanced’ from friends, colleagues, and family. Mendoza ‘Staying up late reading scary news?

How To Find A Writer Job Using LinkedIn

Dan Keckan

LinkedIn is a perfect social network for professional writers. The site helps to expand the network of business contacts, learn about the news of your colleagues or industry as a whole, as well as gather information about your career path and professional achievements in one place. eLearning Market eLearning Job Market eLearning Professionals LinkedIn For eLearning Professional Development

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

Experiencing eLearning

Twitter is more like little news programs or channel surfing–tune in when you want to for those short bursts. “Social proprioception&#. Facebook & LinkedIn make it easy to keep in touch with people, including keeping a record of when we last had contact. The network increasingly organizes itself around people and less so around files and folders–connections are social, not just content.

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?

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.

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.

Social Networking, Performance Problems, Multitasking, & Research

Big Dog, Little Dog

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide' - c/net. What we found was that students using social networking sites are actually practicing the kinds of 21st century skills we want them to develop to be successful today," Christine Greenhow, a learning technologies researcher from the school's College of Education and Human Development, said in a release Friday. Information Overload Research Group news wrapup - emaildashboard.

Giving Facebook a try

Moodle Journal

The other day I had an email from our network manager with a link to a BBC news item promoting the use of social networking in colleges using Facebook ; strange that I often go to some lengths in separating social from computer networking during conversations, still. The article suggests that using Facebook, improves both engagement and retention, mmm.

Courselle Update: Social Network Auth, Smart Import, Expert’s Dashboard and more

Geenio

Login using social networks Simplify the process of logging in or signing up for your Courselle site users by enabling the social login: Learners or admins will be able to link their social network accounts to your Courselle site account and reduce the process of login to just one click. If you are on a paid subscription with us, request social login activation for your site: drop us a line at support@courselle.com.

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FaceBooking our future.

Learning with e's

Social networks will change the way we look at world issues claims a new article. The independent journalist Bill Thompson (Bill Board) has just posted a very challenging piece on the BBC technology news site. In a nutshell, Thompson describes a world in which the (so far) unconnected citizens of our planet suddenly discover how to FaceBook or Flickr using mobile phones. Tags: social network Flickr Bill Thompson FaceBook BBC News

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

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. Most major social network sites such as MySpace and LinkedIn have the opportunity to start your own group.

Facebook Enterprise Application

Tony Karrer

If you've not seen this, there's a Facebook application by Worklight called Workbook that represents an overlay to turn Facebook into an Enterprise Social Network application. This is something I've been expecting for a while based on some conversations with large organizations who planned to use Facebook as their social network.

Feature Announcement: Add Certification to LinkedIn Profile

Speexx

Feature Announcement: Add Certification to LinkedIn Profile Learning new skills takes time and hard work, which is a struggle for many of us. Company News News and Updates

"NSA joining social network for intelligence analysts" (Baltimore Sun)

Mark Oehlert

Its big news because the NSA is just a wee bit on the secretive side - a friend of mine who works there, never had business cards as a minor example. I just started wondering, if we stood up these networks in our own environments, would we have to exclude anyone to get that 'honest collaboration'? I tend to think of pushing for ever more open networks so this one has me thinking a bit.

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Friday News Roundup: Animal Sacrifice, LinkedIn's University Pages and More

OpenSesame

Our weekly Friday News Roundup highlights interesting stories from the HR world from around the Internet. This week covers animal sacrific, LinkedIn''s new University pages and friending coworkers on Facebook. Friday News Roundup

3 GOOD AND 3 POOR EXAMPLES OF GAMIFICATION

Learnnovators

Gamification Gamified Learning Learning Consulting Custom E-Learning Custom eLearning Dropbox Duolingo e-learning eLearning Facebook game-based learning GBL google Google News Learners Learnnovators LinkedIn Srividya Kumar Twitter Wupperman Wupperman Steel Zappas Zappos BadgesThe post 3 GOOD AND 3 POOR EXAMPLES OF GAMIFICATION appeared first on Learnnovators.

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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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.

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.

Friday News Roundup: Animal Sacrifice, LinkedIn University Pages and More

OpenSesame

Our weekly Friday News Roundup highlights interesting stories from the HR world from around the Internet. This week covers animal sacrific, LinkedIn''s new University pages and friending coworkers on Facebook. Friday News Roundup

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.

Network Theory

E-Learning Provocateur

Cate was in the movie The Shipping News with Deborah Grover, who was in Where the Truth Lies with Kevin Bacon. Small-world networks. Networks that have a small average shortest path length between nodes, along with high clustering coefficients, are known as “small world networks&#. The Six Degrees myth prompted Duncan Watts of Columbia University and Steven Strogatz of Cornell University to mathematically analyse a range of real-world networks.

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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.

The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet

Jane Hart

With Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn in the news, here’s a LinkedIn cheat sheet (from Leisure Jobs ) that will help you quickly create the perfect Linkedin profile, maximise your online visibility, build your contact list or get contacted about a new job. Social learning

New Trivial game and more news you can’t miss

isEazy

News you can’t miss: New game: Trivial *. These were the most popular articles this month: Follow us on social networks. Did you know that we publish some really interesting content on our social networks? Follow us to stay up to date on all the news. * Available for Professional and Business plans. The post New Trivial game and more news you can’t miss appeared first on isEazy blog.