Online Social Networks Will Never Die!

E-Learning Acupuncture

Have you ever sat down and given some thought about using an online social network in your teaching? Or have you ever thought about adding one of your students as your Facebook friend? Or better yet, the parent of one of your students invites you to be their Facebook friend – do you Accept or Ignore? Before online social networks were created questions like this really never came up. Most humans have lived their social lives like this.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates.

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Zipcast from Slideshare

Jane Hart

Slideshare has just released Zipcast for 1-click meetings (public or private) on the Web – and it’s very simple! Click Zipcast on any presentation Select Public or Private Start Zipcast & enable live video Invite friends on Facebook & Twitter Your Zipcast is ON Find out more at [link].

Web feats 2: Slideshare

Learning with e's

Yesterday I published the first of my Web feats - the social bookmarking tool Delicious. tools: Slideshare. It also has a place in professional life and in the spirit of the social webm, has become something I do naturally each time I create a new slideshow. I first discovered Slideshare about 2 years ago when I was looking for somewhere to store all my content. Tags: Wordpress slideshare social network Blogger Twitter FaceBook

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. This is not so of a new generation of social networking technology, which is being used to provide software services under trading names such as Ning, CollectiveX, Sossoon, Hiitch, Huddle, Mzinga, British Telecom's Workspace (project management), Clearspace, and even Microsoft's Sharepoint.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Slideshare and Prezi presentations. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare. Absorb LMS Best Practices Blogs e-learning elearning eLL learning management system LMS Prezi Slideshare Wikipedia YouTube

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Slideshare and Prezi presentations. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare. Absorb LMS Best Practices Blogs e-learning elearning eLL learning management system LMS Prezi Slideshare Wikipedia YouTube

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Slideshare and Prezi presentations. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare. Absorb LMS Best Practices Blogs e-learning elearning eLL learning management system LMS Prezi Slideshare Wikipedia YouTube

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Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. Social networking is a crazy buzz word right now. Twitter , a micro-blogging and status update technology, is one of among many ways that web users are using social technology to share information. I think of popular web based social networking technologies as breaking down into three categories. This type of social collaboration really solidifies this as a web 2.0

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Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. Working out loud ranges from specific, objective-driven collaboration (as in the case within project teams) to just sharing of thoughts and ideas with the wider social networks. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

Share trading

Learning with 'e's

The entire social web is founded on freely shared content. Prior to the social web, public sharing wasn''t that common a theme. Sharing content for free was amplified into popularity by the advent of the social networks. The arrival of YouTube, Flickr and Slideshare and of course Twitter, made it easier to share than ever. People now upload their pictures and videos, and share their ideas on Facebook and other popular social media platforms without thinking.

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. 9- PowerPoint 13- Slideshare 14- Prezi 75- Poll Everywhere 93- Keynote. NETWORKING & COLLABORATION PLATFORMS. Public social networks. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. social networks. Social Media dashboards.

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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.

Top five tips for using social media with learning

Saffron Interactive

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. So here are Saffron’s top five tips for using social media to immediately make an impact on your learning strategy. Ask yourself what the learning and development goals and objectives are for engaging in social media.

"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

This thought was triggered by David Kelly's presentation - Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. Working out loud ranges from specific, objective-driven collaboration (as in the case within project teams) to just sharing of thoughts and ideas with the wider social networks. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled.

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Multi-me

Learning with e's

You can never have too many social networking connections, I reckon. 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 ). Tags: slideshare elgg Edublogger Flickr Twitter FaceBook ning

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Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. social social media

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Delicious – social bookmarking tool. Slideshare – presentation hosting and sharing tool. Facebooksocial networking site. Some observations: The top 10 is like a who’s who of social and informal learning tools. The complete list has a very strong bias towards social tools. I believe this list does not apply equally well for the average employee at the workplace; but there’s no doubting social and informal learning tools are on the rise.

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PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

SlideShare. SlideShare was my least favorite of the bunch. The next day when I logged in to my SlideShare account the presentation was gone, but I have no idea how long it took to actually delete. " SlideShare does not support animation and gives you the typical sharing options of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus, among a few others. The addition of a YouTube-like "like" system gives Speaker Deck a bit of a social side.

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eLearning Learning Update

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning was launched about a week ago. There has been quite a response and some great feedback. It made it to the delicious popular pages for eLearning and e-Learning. If you look at the other entries such as Jane Hart's recent top tools and Stephen Downes on The Future of Learning, that's quite good company. Several of my favorite bloggers have been added into the mix. I'm also listing what they show as their top tools in the widget for some of them - which I find interesting.

Tools of my trade

Learning with e's

Facebook - I tried several other social networking tools before Facebook , including Myspace and Bebo, and toyed with LinkedIn like everyone else. Although I'm a little tired of Facebook now, I still use it to keep in touch with friends and to send occasional messages. Facebook has a lot of potential to be harnessed as a learning tool, but there are questions over whether such an informal tool could, or should be used in formal education.

What Social Selling Can Do for Your eLearning Business

eLearning Brothers

You may ask, what does social selling have to do with eLearning? Social selling is all about connecting with your prospective clients in a place they’re already spending time, actively listening to their needs, and providing information that is meaningful and doesn’t ask for anything in return. According to IBM, 55% of all buyers do their research by using social networks. It’s a healthy mix of social media networking and branding.

The fame monster

Learning with 'e's

Klout, Peerindex and other social reputation measuring sites are constantly bombarding web users with statistics about their 'true reach', 'amplification' and 'influence'. This number is calculated among other things, on an analysis of my recent web activity on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ over the last 90 days. And what happens to all the other web activities I participate in on sites such as Flickr, LinkedIn, Youtube and Slideshare?

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Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Yesterday I participated in two fabulous webinars, each with a different focus, yet both with social learning themes. During each I was asked about some of the tools I use personally to get the most from social media–and ultimately learn as much as I can. I've made bold links to the primary social tools that I use. Buffer – Providing an easy way to share tweets (or status updates to most every social network) by allowing you to choose set times to post each day.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. Facebook Groups, Forums and Niche Communities. Here’s the interesting part – You get to listen to your potential audience by being a member of Facebook groups, forums like Reddit and online communities like Quora. CDN stands for Content Delivery Network. Use social networking platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn. Publish opinionated articles on LinkedIn Pulse. Share a couple of presentations on SlideShare.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. 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. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. 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. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Social Bookmarking. The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. Social Network. Facebook. LinkedIn. SlideShare.

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. Content can be shared via YouTube (video), Flickr (images), Slideshare (PowerPoint presentations), and many other services.

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 Social Network Aggregator - Netvibes.

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

This Facebook version includes a video, slides and a summary of the presentation. More interestingly, dpcloud's Facebook and LinkedIn versions can also incorporate all of those platforms' social media features, allowing the presentation to act as catalyst for an on-going discussion. This is SlideShare on steroids, a way to effectively archive all aspects of a presentation and to view these in any combination on a variety of platforms.

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. Linkedin 39%.

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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Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. I asked via Twitter and in the session for other tools/methods that people use for Tapping into Your Social Grid. Facebook.

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Learning in the new workplace — meeting the needs of the modern employee

Matrix

Today, however, there is easy access to a much wider group of friends and colleagues in public social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+, as well as in the private communities. They all provide a valuable opportunity to build a wide network of colleagues with the same interests and organizational issues, with whom you can exchange experiences and ideas. The learning organization — the scholar approach.

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

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media? The evaluation was quite positive about the effect of using social media.

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. Work, social life, sports, caring for parents, kids, animals, etc. But first we have to get over misconceptions about Social Media. This image is taken directly from Facebook and is the image many faculty have when someone mentions Facebook.