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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Ning is a fully functional social networking site. Twitter.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Ning is a fully functional social networking site. Twitter.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. But Twitter is also very useful in a learning trajectory - search and follow your participants who are on Twitter. So no facilitator should not be able to manipulate Twitter! Ning - or other paid online platforms I hesitated whether Ning had to be included in the list because it is not a free tool.

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Build Your Own Twitter

Bottom-Line Performance

I came across a great new service, similar to Ning. Basically, it’s a “build your own&# Twitter. ShoutEm allows you build a public or private microblog network, that you can connect to your Facebook account, a Ning site, or even Twitter. It allows you to create your own microblog. Now you have 140 characters to craft your own community. And, of course, it’s free. This would be a great tool for groups focused on one topic.

10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with e's

He was co-creator of the Twitter weekly discussion group #Edchat and he hosts the Web 2.0 Most recently he was selected to be a panelist at the #140 Conference in Los Angeles, organized by Vonage founder Jeff Pulver where he discussed the impact of Twitter and other social media on education.

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4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Social networks like Facebook , Twitter and Ning allow learners, once they have moved beyond personal connections, to embrace a community where they can learn from each other. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

Reflections on Twitter and social networking

Clark Quinn

I’ve been using Twitter for a number of weeks now, and that, combined with several recent social networking activities prompted this reflection. Twitter is a different story; described as micro-blogging, it’s more immediate, more a pointer. And Ning’s quite interesting too. However, they’re beginning to turn into one big Ning mass that I have trouble differentiating.Â

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. It was definitely helpful to spend time going through Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Heres a taste of whats on my plate right now: Lots of Software Trai ning Finishing up a big project update for a large financial institution. Twitter. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

We are all very familiar with social networking platforms such as MySpace, Flikr, YouTube, Twitter, Bebo and Facebook. Why I Love Twitter - O'Reilly Radar. Twitter is simple. Twitter works like people do. Twitter cooperates well with others. Twitter evolves quickly.

Multi-me

Learning with e's

So besides all my Flickring (4 accounts), Twittering , Plurking and Facebooking, and my occasional Slidesharing , Wikiing, Ninging and Elgging, I have also joined the International Edublogger Directory (check out their blog ).

How I use social media professionally

Challenge to Learn

In the mean time I have added other social media like this blog (WordPress), Facebook and Twitter. At easygenerator we use a blog, twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook too, we even have our own youtube channel. It links to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and our blog at WordPress.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

edmodo (originally developed for teachers and schools – includes grading features social go – sharing features, including video, blogging and works with Wordpress allow microblogging, profiles, groups, messaging, questions, polls, tagging, search Public social networks: Facebook LinkedIn Ning Yahoo Groups Google groups Some of these have member control and private groups Facebook the most accessed site in 2010!

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For me it is obvious that Twitter can be an important learning instrument but if see you learning as acquiring new knowledge it is less obvious. ''T I blogged about the difference before in: twittering= learning ?

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The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

This definition indicates a spectrum of technologies much larger than just Facebook, Twitter and other networking sites. The most popular social media tools include: Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, Twitter, Yelp, Google Documents, wikis, Skype and online chat (e.g., Twitter: Sharing articles relevant to a specific topic. Ning): Allowing a place for geographically dispersed people to connect and share knowledge.

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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. 22- Edmodo 85- Buddypress 63- Ning.

How to Harness Informal Learning

Rob Hubbard

I might, for example, seek the answer to a question via a Google or YouTube search, Twitter or by tapping into my online networks. a Ning network), using wikis and blogs. Picture the scene… an increasingly frustrated Bob is trying to work out where a particular field is on a database.

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My Learning Tools

ID Reflections

Amplify bridges the gap that micro-blogging seems to have created in the blogosphere with people sharing links to great posts and maybe a few words on Twitter. While my sharing on Twitter may have reduced, I feel that I am doing so more thoughtfully now.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. 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. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

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

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

You make an easy choice and open a ning or groupsite. Option 3: Your own social network platform like Ning , group site , grou.ps , Socialgo , collectivex , MINDZ. Ning for instance doesnot have an easy file sharing possibility and groupsite does.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

A few weeks ago I did a very informal query on Twitter, asking people what were their favorite eLearning brands. Responses varied, but this is what came back: Captivate Articulate Camtasia SnagIt Ning Fireworks Adobe Lectora Google And the eLearning Guild got a few mentions Granted, this was a moment in time on Twitter, so were probably talking about a particular sector of the universe that replied to my question.but.nonetheless.what stands out about this list?

E-Learning Uncovered | Blog

E-learning Uncovered

Follow Us on Twitter Sign Up For Our Mailing List Subscribe to the RSS Feed Contact Us E-Learning Uncovered E-Learning Uncovered Home Concept to Execution Articulate Lectora Other Topics Blog Custom Development Review of Snap!

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

Twitter. If you follow dull people on Twitter, Twitter will be boring. He is collecting his “best of Twitter&# in his “Friday Finds&# each week. These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM. When he moved to consulting and didn’t have an IT department and those resources, he realized he had to do something different.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. facebook and twitter). Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes - Full Circle , February 24, 2010 The topic was “ Online Facilitation: 14 years on. Online Conference Formats - eLearning Technology , April 23, 2009 Also, if you are interested in future conferences , please go sign up on the Learn Trends Ning Group. Twitter Conference Ideas - eLearning Technology , January 30, 2009 Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences.

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eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009

Tony Karrer

Adult Learning in the Workplace – Research Findings Top Keywords PKM eLearning Tools Informal Learning Swish Adobe Captivate Twitter LinkedIn Tools Harbinger Adobe Google Articulate Microsoft eLearning Technology. Here are the top items via eLearning Learning.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Using Twitter to deliver a collaborative keynote - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , May 23, 2010 My posting last Thursday explained how I was in Athlone, Ireland to deliver a keynote to the Irish Learning Technology Association’s EdTech10 conference. Don Taylor, Chairman, asked me to talk about how you choose a social and collaboration platform, as he thought this would be a topical discussion in the light of some people’s concerns with the changes at Ning. .

Free e-Learning Stuff

Kapp Notes

Of course you also have gmail, Twitter , Wikispaces , Facebook , Ning and a host of cool Web 2.0 With all this talk about economic disaster, I thought I'd offer some "free e-learning stuff" to help make your day/week/month a little brighter.

eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

A few weeks ago I did a very informal query on Twitter, asking people what were their favorite eLearning brands. Responses varied, but this is what came back: Captivate Articulate Camtasia SnagIt Ning Fireworks Adobe Lectora Google And the eLearning Guild got a few mentions Granted, this was a moment in time on Twitter, so we're probably talking about a particular sector of the universe that replied to my question.but.nonetheless.what stands out about this list?

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

Asynchronous Discussion I personally have found that Ning works great as a tool for all sorts of different needs. Creating a new Ning network is very easy and it gives you a lot of what you would want / need as a work team.

Getting Help

Tony Karrer

Ning or LinkedIn Groups LinkedIn to find individuals LinkedIn to ask questions - via Answers Twitter (only if you've participated quite a bit) The issue with Twitter and posting questions through a blog is that you only will get responses from your existing audience. My post New Work is about changes in work skills. One of the bigger changes in work skills have to do with getting help.

eLearning Learning Hot List Feb 1-14

Tony Karrer

Items HP Learning Center - free online software, business, marketing and IT classes for small and medium business Pedagogy - MoodleDocs Keywords Learning Technologies Social Media Hosting Twitter iPhone Ning Adobe Sun Google TechKnowledge ASTD Notes on the list. Hot List - 2/1/2009 - 2/14/2009 Posts Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers A Guide to Social Learning What Goes in the LMS?

We participate and therefore we are

ID Reflections

Thus, our natural urge to share, discuss, construct knowledge make us use applications like Twitter to share information thus building our own microcosm of similarly interested people. Twitter, Facebook, Ning, etc.,

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

We managed to let people connect beforehand through a platform (ning ) and afterwards link participants to other networks or initiatives (like the outcome mapping community ). the exception was the twitter wall- people not on twitter didn't really get it and I can't help sympathizing with them) From the experience and various sources I've collected I can distill seven important lessons: Use social media to find and connect your event to existing (online) communities.