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. Here’s the deal: your social media connections deliver a lot of good content, but there’s just so much of it…and it doesn’t stop.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. 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.

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The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

TechSmith Camtasia

Here's the run down of the show: Microsoft OneNote and PowerPoint MVP, Kathy Jacobs , will share how she uses Snagit and Camtasia for my social media trainings, for PowerPoint and Onenote work, for OneNote work, and more. Here's the run down of the show: Microsoft OneNote and PowerPoint MVP, Kathy Jacobs, will share how she. Today is the day! Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge!

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. In their jobs, workplace learning professionals continue to make heavy use of e-learning authoring tools as well as web conferencing tools (which are on the rise this year by the way), whereas their own personal/professional toolsets include a wider range of social and other tools. But, in general, my analysis suggests that whereas education is embracing social technologies, corporates still have a long way to go.

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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. 12- Evernote 71- OneNote. Public social networks. social networks. Social Media dashboards. challenge Social learning

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Snagit is my.

TechSmith Camtasia

Kathy Jacobs , a social media specialist and OneNote MVP, shared her entry for "Snagit is my." Snagit is. my life, my secret weapon, my digital memory. and so much more. What's Snagit to you? With the new Snagit on Mac release this week, we wanted to celebrate. If you're willing to complete this sentence, "Snagit is my." you could win a prize ranging from a MacBook Pro, and iPad iPod Touch or even a titanium TechSmith spork !

Gamification In Application Software Training

Learnnovators

It is a free plug-in game from Microsoft Office Labs aimed at helping learners develop their skills in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote) in a game environment. We feel that including the following features in future releases of this game could help take it to the next level (social learning age): • Advanced Microsoft Office skills. • Leaderboards. • Badges and prizes. • Social media support.

GAMIFICATION IN APPLICATION SOFTWARE TRAINING

Learnnovators

It is a free plug-in game from Microsoft Office Labs aimed at helping learners develop their skills in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote) in a game environment. We feel that including the following features in future releases of this game could help take it to the next level (social learning age): • Advanced Microsoft Office skills • Leaderboards • Badges and prizes • Social media support You can download this game from the link below: • [link].

What is an LXP and why do I want one?

eLearning 24-7

Video management – specifically video streaming, and video can be shared on social media channels. Nor have I seen the bookmarklet ability to tie into OneNote for example. Playlists or channels can be shared via social media. A colleague of mine attended a session this past week at ATD that covered LMS, LXP and LCMS (why LCMS was included? no idea).

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Format Factory : convert media from one format to another. Community & Social Media Resources. Common Craft : great way to get an overview on many of the social media basics. OneNote : by far one of my favorite applications to take notes. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. Like a lot of guys, he has some issues with color perception so he wanted an easy way to match colors.

NexGen Tier2 Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

They can add it other social media. And wait for it, with NexGen T2 plus (let’s call it that), tools such as OneNote can be used fully integrated or tied to the learning system. This is not about replicating Netflix experience because at a certain point, that will become same ol’ same and thus something new will replace that, nor is it about being a lemming – can we say Facebook like social?