TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. Social networks for distance learning.

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.

Invasion of the privacy snatchers

Learning with e's

There is a lot of press coverage at the moment about invasion of privacy, and much discussion on how it can be protected (privacy, not the invasion of it). We have been told about how Facebook and other social networking tools 'own and use' our personal data.

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.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Learning and teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

What do we do about maintenance of confidentiality, privacy and the need to protect kids from internet predators? Tags: Teaching with Twitter social networking microblogging education learning FaceBook

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "World Privacy Forums Top Ten Opt Outs"

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "US House approves extension to Net tax ban" (Washington Post) | Main | Hey Designers! » October 31, 2007 "World Privacy Forums Top Ten Opt Outs" Click here for info on opting out of everything from telemarketer calls to junk mail.

Bully 4 U

Learning with e's

In a post earlier this month called ' Dangerous Liaisons ' I posed the question: What is the greatest danger for children using social networking services? Only 22% thought that paedophiles were a threat, with invasion of privacy (16%) the third highest concern.

Bored to tiers

Learning with e's

A lot of the rhetoric surrounding the more popular social networking sites such as FaceBook , MySpace and Bebo seems to be related to the more negative factors such as identity theft, threats to children, breahes in privacy of personal data and copyright theft. So I guess now we all have to wait to see what the next killer social web application will be. Tags: MySpace social networking FaceBook Bebo

iPod 40

Are Facebook friends real friends?

Clive on Learning

The discussion centred on social networking: "The explosion of social networking sites in recent years has prompted some serious reflection on the state of modern friendship. Of the 16 hours that regular internet users spend online a week, 11 hours are spent social networking (hardly seems credible - maybe I misheard!). There was from some a degree of outrage about this situation, as if it represented an erosion of personal liberty and privacy.

Are Consumers Aware of Their Personal Data Extracted Online?

ProProfs

A 2018 global consumer study revealed that 52% of users are more concerned about their online privacy as compared to one year ago. The truth about the privacy trade-offs that come with social media has now been unveiled. Read GDPR and Privacy Policies.

Facebook Fatigue?

Kapp Notes

An article, Teens Experiencing Facebook Fatigue , provided some interesting findings about the social networking site, Facebook. According to the article: A survey of 600 teens ages 13 to 17 in late April found that teens spend two hours per day online on average, 80% of which is spent using a social network.

Paradiso LMS is now LMS GDPR Compliant

Paradiso

The law has the purpose to set the parameters in order to guarantee the safety of users data and increase the rights of personal privacy in all electronic matters. About the LMS GDPR regulation.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity. Privacy concerns.

Google Buzz and Social Learning: Connect the Dots

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Others feel Buzz is Google's answer to Facebook, and is particularly useful for those who care for extra online privacy. Yet others feel email-centric knowledge-workers will tiptoe into social networking through Buzz. I want to learn your ideas on how Buzz can help in social learning - if at all. Now, the deafening Google Buzz is here.

"Oh My Gosh" - The Future of Reputation

Vignettes Learning

It is interesting to read, although it addressed more solutions for protection of privacy in legal and government policies. I scanned the book " The Future of Reputation." What hit me is this: Someone's reputation in the Internet could be an asset that can be destroyed very quickly. Rumors spread very fast and often times over-presenting the truths of the story. This tells me that good reputation as an asset in the Internet must be vigorously monitored.

What digital literacies?

Learning with e's

In June this year I presented a keynote speech at Middlesex University entitled Digital Tribes and the Social Web. Tags: digital tribes digital literacies social media digital identity

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

What is different though, for many Millenials – as well as (indeed) for many other older workers – is that they now have quick and easy access to a much wider group of friends and colleagues through their online social networks, who they can call on for help. Tweet.

Trust 279

danah boyd ASTD Tech Knowledge Key Note #astdtk13

Learning Visions

Networked Learned: How Tomorrow’s Workers Will Challenge Today’s Organizations. In a networked world why would you only talk to people in your org? Code is now a social, communal, collaborative process. Geeks are really social in term sof engaging in certain activities.

ASTD 194

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But, in general, my analysis suggests that whereas education is embracing social technologies, corporates still have a long way to go.

Tools 285

Top of Mind: Experimenting with Social Physics

CLO Magazine

But here, I’d like to share a nascent, not yet tested idea: applying “social physics” to our learning and leadership development programs. What Is Social Physics? Social Physics at Work. Your Career accenture social physics social physics at work

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. You don’t need social media to run an effective online course.

Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

These would be organized around the following categories: Search Keep/Organize/Refind/Remind Leverage Expertise (Network) Collaborate Scan (Continuous Awareness/Learning) Learning 2.0 I'm doing a keynote presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge in January on New Work Literacies and eLearning 2.0 and another session on Learning 2.0. I would really like to be able to point attendees, blog readers, and realistically a lot of other folks to a set of resources that would help them on these topics.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Its privacy policies are questionable and it is giving out user information to applications willy-nilly. Something like the social network operating system , maybe. Luis Suarez - How to Boost Your Social Capital with Facebook mentions MyBlogLog. It's pretty much the same issue that's been discussed before in terms of currently having Too Many Social Networks? and Multiple Social Networks.

Building the Next Generation of SCORM

Integrated Learnings

It will collect activity streams similar to the way social media applications track activity streams. By doing SCORM in this new way, content can in fact reside on social networks and report across domains to an LRS that is part of your LMS. It has challenges including security/privacy complexity, verb and activity definitions, and reporting complexities in the LRS. by Jonathan Shoaf. Last Thursday was the kick off of project Tin Can.

SCORM 145

(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.

(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.

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

danah boyd opened ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 with a keynote on teenagers, networks, and work in the 21st century. Social networks have become the fabric of the high tech industry. They gain privacy by controlling the social situation. Networks rule.

Watch your back!

Learning with e's

One of the important skills I identified in a previous post on digital literacies is how people manage and protect their privacy. Indeed, each of us is vulnerable because there is a huge potential for our privacy to be breached in any online environment.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. Also interesting topics: Cognitive , Effectiveness , LCMS , Social Network , iPhone , Director. We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.

Wiki 161

The drama of Facebook

Learning with e's

The world''s largest and most successful social network, Facebook - celebrated its tenth anniversary in February 2014. Facebook is a social phenomenon that cannot be ignored. One social anthropologist in particular might have had a great deal to say about the Facebook effect.

Daily Bookmarks 08/12/2008

Experiencing eLearning

The Bamboo Project Blog: Privacy, Social Media and Learning. Businesses and organizations may worry about social media and Web 2.0 tools in terms of privacy and confidentiality, but their fears are largely unfounded. If people are going to share your secrets, they have plenty of other ways to do so besides social media–and those other ways are likely more effective. tags: web2.0 , orgculture , privacy.

MOOCs Are Too Uncontrollable – People Could Do Anything!

Your Training Edge

Even corporate MOOCs that incorporate social media don’t necessarily use Twitter— Yammer is a popular private social network that businesses can use to ensure the privacy of employee communications.

ILT 164

‘Alexa, How Did I Do Today on Sales Calls?’

CLO Magazine

Continual observation and recording, which will raise many questions about privacy and intrusion. Our workplaces will soon have a range of smart speakers, responsive mobile devices and chatbots — all for providing employees with rapid answers to questions or performance support elements.

Sales 68