Top five tips for using social media with learning

Saffron Interactive

We’ll be releasing the new Spicy Learning Guide at Learning Technologies 2013 , so visit us at Stand 33 to collect your free copy! Since 2008 one of the biggest growth areas in learning has been the adoption of internal social networks. Businesses everywhere are waking up the fact that social media tools and applications need to be embraced rather than blocked. Ask yourself what the learning and development goals and objectives are for engaging in social media.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

If you are new to the concept of a twitter chat check out my slideshare on “Travel Guide to Twitter Chats “ ). We could learn from social media managers and build an events calendar. This goes beyond the normal chat etiquette, but as self-directed, socially minded gatherers of knowledge, what is our role? Put on your rose-colored glasses and let’s not be media specific. My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict.

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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.

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? See, it is social learning. expo clearly shows and some argue that social media some grew up within the web 2.0

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.

OJT, Information, Personal Connections, Social Media, & Color Themes

Big Dog, Little Dog

If we define OJT in the broadest sense, it might include all of e-Learning and Performer Support technology. Naturally social people are more responsive to such coincidences, on the other hand, people who tend to isolate themselves from the outside world are less sensitive. What the F**K is Social Media: One Year Later Marta Kagan on Slideshare (83 slides). The sequel to the original What the F**K is Social Media (74 slides).

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.

eFront in Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

eFront

You can view a text list of the 100 Tools here along with the Slideshare presentation. eLearning Learning News Social Media Tools Learning Technology learning tools social learning Thank you to all our clients and users who voted for us! The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 list (released 30 September 2013) was compiled from the votes of over 500 education and workplace learning professionals from 48 countries. For a fuller analysis, please visit Analysis 2013.

Learning, storytelling and technology

Learning with 'e's

There were discussions around blogging, animations and social media tools and their use in education. You can see the slides from the presentation here, and you can also download freely via my Slideshare account. Narrative Pedagogies from Steve Wheeler Image source: Wikimedia Commons Learning, storytelling and technology by Steve Wheeler was written in Liberec, Czech Republic and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Making connections

Learning with 'e's

One major phenomenon of the last decade has undoubtedly been the global and exponential rise of social media. Seeded at the turn of the century, the social web phase of Internet development promoted connections, participation, networked sociality. It didn''t take long for the emerging social networking services to gain massive worldwide subscriptions. The social web truly is a powerful communication technology.

Digital learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. These slides accompanied my presentation during the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition held at London's Olympia on 25-26 January. As a nod to the possible futures we might see, I discussed the development of semantic web technologies (Web 3.0

eFront Wins Learning Technology Award

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 5/03/2010 eFront Wins Learning Technology Award We are thrilled to announce that eFront won a coveted Brandon Hall bronze award for technology excellence in the Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses category.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS vendors wishing to a slight degree to incorporate social learning without fully entering are adding Widgets to the mix. There are enough vendors who are not going into the widget space, but are enabling the integration possibilities of APIs, which are really offers a powerhouse potential (a future emerging technology topic). Social Learning. The biggest users of social media – and not going away any time soon is people in their 20′s (Pew, July 2010).

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Slaying giants

Learning with 'e's

Futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at Learning Technologies 2013 Listening to media futurist Gerd Leonhard speaking at the recent Learning Technologies Conference in London was both engaging and thought provoking. Leonhard is not a crystal ball gazer, nor is he a modern day prophet, but what he does manage to do quite successfully is gauge the technological trends and contextualise them in real situations. Leonhard believes the major social media platforms have it right.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. 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?" It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with 'e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. Twitter: This social networking tool is deceptively simple, but deeply sophisticated and versatile due to its inherent filtering facilities. education social media learning

Learning Technology Tools to Enhance Safety Compliance Programs

CommLab India

There are many learning technology tools that can help you take your safety training programs a step further by taking into consideration the rules OSHA mandates. So, why not make use of different delivery media such as infographics, slideshare presentations, and videos to constantly spread awareness? These infographics can be converted into slideshare presentations and sent to employees’ mobiles. For this reason, you can use another technological tool called WebEx.

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 On December 22, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In this the second part of my Review of 2010 I am going to present my 10 favourite resources that I have posted on my Pick of the Day (JPOD) and Social Media for Working and Learning (SMWL) blogs this year. 

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. Social bookmarking tools (i.e., Social Media Connection.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. There are two main types of tools for building a Professional Learning Network: information aggregation and social media connection. Social bookmarking tools (i.e., Social Media Connection.

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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World's BEST Presentation Contest Winners

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

And that reinforced many of my beliefs around great visual design, and well told stories, as a primary factor in technology based learning. View more presentations from @JESSEDEE. " /> 3 rd Prize Social Media For Business from Presentation Advisors Embed Social Media for Business View more presentations from Presentation Advisors. " /> Read more at www.slideshare.net See this Amp at [link I just clicked through the 1st Place winner. Very well done.

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Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

Is it okay for a learning professional to be unaware at this point of social media and its impact on learning and work? Information Creation tools : Exps: Youtube, SlideShare, Flickr. And there are some good comments in her post including: A lot of "us” learned these technologies organically, as we needed to. If you can come up with ways to show the results of the tools, that people who are attracted to the technology will find ways to learn the tools.

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Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Five New Influences on the Future of Learning Technologies <!–( Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs - eLearning Technology , August 24, 2009. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink?

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Generation Z is Here. Are You Ready?

Avilar

Sparks & Honey created a great SlideShare , supporting characterization of this generation as: Digital Multi-taskers : Smartphones, PCs, laptops, tablets…. Gen Zers routinely multitask across five screens as they game, watch their favorite YouTubers, connect on social media, listen to music and collaborate on homework – all at the same time. Secretly Social : Though this generation is very active on social media, they shun over-sharing.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

2 – In 2007 I chose Microsoft FrontPage as it was the web page tool I used to build the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies site. It is such a sophisticated tool, and it also now powers my Learning in the Social Workplace blog. 7 – Yammer - has become an important tool, as it powers the Social Learning Community , where members have focused discussions around social learning and the use of social media for learning.

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Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

Is it okay for a learning professional to be unaware at this point of social media and its impact on learning and work? Information Creation tools : Exps: Youtube, SlideShare, Flickr. And there are some good comments in her post including: A lot of "us" learned these technologies organically, as we needed to. If you can come up with ways to show the results of the tools, that people who are attracted to the technology will find ways to learn the tools.

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Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

Kapp Notes

Here are my slides (although SlideShare did something to some of the photographs on my slides.sorry about that.) Communities Of Practice View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. All have been influenced by technology during their formative years in some way. Regardless of the "age" in which these students have grown up and which technology was the greatest influence on those students, they all have similar traits that have spilled over into the classroom.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

RT @ WendyTagg : I’ve blogged about @ c4lpt ‘s 30ways social media programme [link] <Thanks Wendy #. RT @ slideshare : ‘SchoolNetSA Opening Keynote ‘ is featured on our homepage. Google Plus Sucks (And Here’s Why) ~ LockerGnome Social Media & Technology [link] <I’m tending to agree with this #. RT @ tmiket : None of Top 100 places to work block social media on their network [link] <Watch the video! #.

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

A video with media alongside (typically slides, but could also be Flash movies, Twitter feeds, web pages, etc.). The media with accompanying audio. In the case of the second option that's a lot to look at, so the embeddable player provides the option of viewing the media component in a separate pop-up window. This example shows Roger Schank speaking at Learning Technologies 2011.

5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

DigitalChalk eLearning

Today, services such as iSpring Cloud (soon to be released), SlideShare , SlideBoom , and many others will host your slides on the web. You can also publicize the video on all forms of social media. New technological solutions are developing all the time, but here are 5 of the best ways available today to share your slide decks with a larger audience while remaining in control. Stay tuned for more tips to make technology work for you.

3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age

SHIFT eLearning

These forces which are basically distinct features of new technologies demand that we should also continue to evolve as learning professionals. technologies that embraced a learner-centered approach. Slideshare presentation: What is Heutagogy? and Social Media. They are not merely teachers or learners but are rather co-creating together in a social, active and continuous process. Learning is evolving—in large part due to the Internet.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The art of Twitter , October 11, 2010 Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. Having said that, social media has its dark sides , too. The “New&# Social Learning isn’t a New Thing , October 18, 2010 For the last few days I’ve been reading Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham ’s book - The New Social Learning.

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs - eLearning Technology , August 24, 2009. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink? The following are the top items based on social signals.