Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes. eLearning Coach: What are your criteria for defining a technology as social ?

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. Del.icio.us

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10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Be sure to do additional research and comparison with similar products prior to making a selection as this is just a small sampling. Category: Social Networking Platform. Elgg is an aggregate of many social media technologies in one platform.

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Identifying the IT social media users and doing some initial legwork for them could help. She presents a matrix that shows the types of learning that can occur through the use of varied social media tools, such as blogs, presentations and podcasts. This important resource is a rather convincing testament to the ways people learn through social media.

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. Del.icio.us

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us

Not so tasty now

Learning with 'e's

Matthew 5:13 (New Testament) The Delicious social bookmarking site used to be one of my favourite social media tools. The tagging facility was second to none, and it was easy to see who else was interested in the same links as you, and then discover what other links they had bookmarked that might have passed you by. social bookmarking delicious AVOS social media Diigo"You are salt for the earth.

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Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Vendors and sadly, companies who purchase their products, believe that since someone can open up their web browser and click to view pages, they can figure it out. Time is short, productivity must remain high, even after the end of the recession. That said, some big dogs have focused and thus created products geared towards the plus 1,000 or 5,000 employees that their solution does not offer the necessary features and capabilities to penetrate effectively into the market.

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LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. One vendor asked if you wanted to learn more about their product and sent you to their help desk to notify them of errors or issues with their system (hmm, not likely to buy one from these guys). Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media. social learning

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. They like to share their ideas, and they enjoy playing their part in the production of knowledge.

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Course discussion forums are the most basic type of social platform used in MOOCs, but they are powerful tools and almost all MOOCs have them.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great List of Presentation Resources | Main | iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free » June 23, 2007 "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) ( link to post on Terra Nova by Robert Bloomfield ) Here is a little excerpt (thats redundant and repetitive isnt it?).and del.icio.us

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.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Arrgghh!!! NewsGator RSS products now free: No really. In case you missed this in the past like 2 weeks and you happen to be looking to try out a suite of great aggregator products read this story or visit this site. I need to read this one carefully, but I like this quote; "Every time we use a product or a service, we essentially consume the experience it enables. del.icio.us

Beware of Social Learning Backlash

eLearning Weekly

I’m finding out that the old adage, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink&# has some major significance when it comes to introducing social learning (specifically, social learning tools) at an organization. In fact, even worse things can happen if you don’t market your offerings correctly… When introducing social learning tools and concepts, it’s easy to get excited and anxious to share our findings.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Liveblogging Sid Meier 2.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Using the Company as the Classroom" (Business Week) | Main | more Sid » June 05, 2008 Liveblogging Sid Meier 2. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Huh? Uranium Ore on eBay.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Generational Change in the U.S. " Product Description: Radioactive sample of uranium ore. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) | Main | Create your own cartoon strips and another Wii Mii Editor. » June 24, 2007 iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free From the fine folks at Aspyr Media comes iQuiz Maker (full disclosure - Im still trying this product out). del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Good for introNetworks!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Fleck.Web page annotation | Main | Great Web Comic and the Guy Gets Fired!? Million in Series A Funding I know the folks at introNetworks, Mark Sylvester and Guy Nadivi in particular, Ive used their product a couple of times now (for a conference and as a skills database) and Ive always been impressed with the product and important their willingness to work with folks on customizing it to your needs.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) | Main | Virtual Currency for Your Email » July 03, 2007 Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources Cant say much about the product (just havent had the opp to try it out) but they do have a great page of links and resources on the Semantic Web. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Your integrity for a.t-shirt?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « EduPunk? A little while back, I looked at a new search product named PowerSet. And I'm a product manager, not a PR hack. Well, maybe the line is a bit fuzzy =) {mark} powerset product manager Posted by: Mark Johnson | June 11, 2008 at 01:37 PM The comments to this entry are closed. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Web-based tools for scheduling, project management and documentation increase productivity and enhance personal mobility. Online image editors and other multimedia production tools provide access to a host of new and often less expensive applications. Steaming media services, like Amazon S3, make it easy to store and deliver large media files. Open Source software products for eLearning, for which the source code is freely available, are becoming widely accepted.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Small Basket of MindMapping Items

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) | Main | Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Brenda Brathwaite, the Media and the Seduction of the Innocent

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Hey! » March 31, 2008 Brenda Brathwaite, the Media and the Seduction of the Innocent Brenda Brathwaite and I spent a lot of time together while I was growing up. She wasnt actually there and honestly I didnt know her name for a long time but the products that she helped develop taught me a great deal. Sound like good products right? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « DevLearn 2007 Update | Main | More DevLearn 2007 Notes: The Great ILS Challenge Results » November 12, 2007 Zone Alarm Listen UP!! Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources | Main | Shout out to my current favorite Web-based tool: Pixer » July 03, 2007 Virtual Currency for Your Email Seriosity, the same company that just published the Leadership in Games and Work with IBM, also has an interesting product called Attent. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Social bookmarking in the enterprise.

Enterprise 2.0

eLearning Weekly

the use of social media and social networking tools in a business setting, is having a major impact on how employees learn and share information. is the term for the technologies and business practices that liberate the workforce from the constraints of legacy communication and productivity tools like email. makes accessible the collective intelligence of many, translating to a huge competitive advantage in the form of increased innovation, productivity and agility."

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Godspeed Tim Russert. 11) General Interference with Organizations and Production (a) Organizations and Conferences (1) Insist on doing everything through "channels." Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Social Media. Because the iPad can connect through Wi-Fi and 3G (depending on the model) and has a screen size that makes text legible, it’s ideal for mobile social media activities. Users of social iPhone apps, like Facebook Mobile, LinkedIn, TweetDeck and Seesmic, will have an easy time integrating the iPad into their social media universe. Share this on del.icio.us.

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The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

Organizations invest in learning initiatives because they have a business need; sell more product, keep employees safe to reduce liability, increase market share. Designers need to get their heads out of the design books and into other media to see how its done outside the field. Coach: How do you think social media and newer technologies will converge in the learning space in the next 5-10 years? While being more engaging and productive than our current 2D paradigms.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

That puts designers and developers of learning products in a tough position. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use social networking applications and services to build groups with a common interest or goal. “This course will help you become more productive with your time, probably saving you 20 minutes every day. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

Ideally, workplace learning improves employee productivity and value and enhances self-directed learning. As social media technologies for learning become increasingly important to organizations and to individuals, instructional designers will need to focus on broad learning events and strategies that incorporate many approaches rather than on individual courses. Provide for the effective implementation of instructional products and programs. Share this on del.icio.us.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. Introduction to Social Networking. Social Bookmarks.

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Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

That puts designers and developers of learning products in a tough position. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use social networking applications and services to build groups with a common interest or goal. “This course will help you become more productive with your time, probably saving you 20 minutes every day. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.