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Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked on twitter about use social bookmarking tools that work behind the firewall. Here are the social bookmarking tools that I commonly cite in presentations: BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam del.irio.us - perl based, very similar to del.icio.us I thought I had blogged about this before, but I'm not finding the post.

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. 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. Social Media Connection.

Build a powerful PLN

Learning with e's

They may be people you meet on a daily basis, but more often than not in the digital age, many PLNs are comprised of people we interact with on social networking sites. In my opinion, the most powerful PLN building tool is Twitter. delicious hashtags social media Twitter Diigo

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. But Twitter is also very useful in a learning trajectory - search and follow your participants who are on Twitter. So no facilitator should not be able to manipulate Twitter! Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious.

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Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Presentation Mastery: Twitter as a Presentation Resource There are lots of good suggestions in these, but they don't really address the issue of how to present when the audience may be splitting their chat between the webinar tool and twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying?

Web feats 2: Slideshare

Learning with e's

Yesterday I published the first of my Web feats - the social bookmarking tool Delicious. 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.

Twitter for learning

Sticky Learning

Why wouldn't you use Twitter?! I've only been actively participating on Twitter for 4-5 months now. In the few months that I've been active on Twitter I have been exposed to more ideas from more sources than in whole years previously. Twitter keeps me current. Twitter is free, always available and keeps you up to date with the very latest ideas. Twitter makes me better at my job. Twitter is a place where people share There is little "that's mine!"

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. Just as social media streams are one way to find useful information, it is important for us to “give back” to those streams, to our network.

Social enzymes

Learning with e's

Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. When we eavesdrop on Twitter conversations, and simply 'lurk', we are learning informally. I'm off now to lay down some social enzymes. Learning has rarely been a solo activity.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

The meet the minimum 16 standards you need for an LMS (to be defined IMO), and on top of that hit the next generation current set of features (includes some aspects of social, gamification, general items, UI/UX – i.e. user experience). . Social – Create a community across the system, create communities tied to each group, create community tied to each course. Social Profiles. Other cool capability – include social bookmarking into your system.

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Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

In a previous article , I provided the following examples of potential information sources that the learner could incorporate into their personal learning network: Social bookmarks. Social and professional networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Instructivism is dead. Gone are the days of an authoritarian teacher transmitting pre-defined information to passive students.

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think! I went looking for a learning style test for an online course.

Mmmmmmm, delicious

Spark Your Interest

I have used the social bookmarking service delicious on a fairly superficial level up to now, I would say. . I was interested in how I could share my links and when I was a manager of 12 trainers/instructional designers, the benefits of a pooled set of favourites/bookmarks, tagged and annotated made me salivate. Now I’m ready to take it to the next level and really try to embrace the socialness of it. Do I connect it to twitter?

Connectivism and the modern learner

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider the following: Create a social bookmarking account to share useful websites. Use Twitter and Facebook to foster social/professional networking. Recently, I read a blog article about connectivism by Debora Gallo.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Show me what others are interested in, as with social bookmarks like Diigo and Delicious. Leverage “the wisdom of crowds,” as when I pose a question to my followers on Twitter or Facebook.

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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. Twitter. Social Bookmarking. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network.

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

However, as more training moves online and starts to incorporate social media, better tools are becoming available to facilitate, track, and perform quality control on peer learning. We have previously explored the technology-enabled learning tools that facilitate social interaction in MOOCs.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). Incorporate Social Q/A. Every site listed above is a social media site.

Choosing the Best Social Learning Technology for Your Enterprise

OpenSesame

You have an idea of the available tools - Twitter , Wordpress , Diigo - but you’re not quite sure which you should use. You’re stuck on the big question: Which social enterprise learning technology is the best fit? Social learning includes a wide variety of platforms and technologies.

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Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

My email conversation came at a time when I saw the tweet (below) from Clark Quinn on Twitter so I felt some sort of validation of my opinion (don’t you love serendipity?). Social bookmarking was on its own server.

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.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

Through discussion boards, social media, virtual collaborations, and so on, learners develop their own personal learning networks that last long after the course is over. These networks, which may contain fellow learners, trainers, and even experts in the field, remain accessible via Twitter and other social networking sites and provide additional places employees can turn for answers to questions and solutions to problems.

Free Cloud Apps

eLearning Cyclops

Blogging WordPress Documents Google Docs Graphics Picasa Web Albums ChartGo (creating charts) Screencasts and Simulations Screenr Social Bookmarking Delicious Social Media and Networking LinkedIn Plaxo Twitter Yammer Video YouTube. Here is a compilation of free cloud applications. These have a slant towards learning tools and web development, but is open to any suggested cloud apps as long as they are free to all users.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

Twitter. When you bookmark on delicious, you can also see how others have tagged it. If you follow dull people on Twitter, Twitter will be boring. He is collecting his “best of Twitter&# in his “Friday Finds&# each week. As citizens, PKM is part of our social responsibility; we should be learning about issues together. Social bookmarks are an easy first step–lots of people can have a purpose for this.

Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

How to use Twitter for Social Learning - Social Media for Working & Learning , March 20, 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - Tony Karrer , March 24, 2010. Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point - Ross Dawson , August 30, 2010.

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. Category: Social Networking Platform.

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. Over 2,400 social media sites.

Slugs and snails and social enzymes

Learning with e's

Wikis, blogs, podcasts, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, microblogs, social networking. When we eavesdrop on Twitter conversations, and simply 'lurk', we are learning informally. I'm off now to lay down some social enzymes. Learning has rarely been a solo activity.

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. Over 2,400 social media sites.

Free and Easy Chart Creation Tool

eLearning Cyclops

They also provide numerous avenues of sharing your chart (URL, e-mail link to chart, social bookmarking, Twitter, etc.). Here is a free, practical tool for creating charts.

Stealth mentoring

Clark Quinn

by pointing to things on Twitter or leaving bookmarks at a social bookmarking site), you can put together what’s interesting to them and what their resulting thoughts are, and start seeing the trajectory of their thinking and learning. I really do think this is an important opportunity for personal self-development, and it’s a benefit of the increasing use of social media. meta-learning social

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). 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. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development.

In which ways do you use social media for your own learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I met Niel van Meeuwen some time ago when we talked about using social media in learning trajectories. His presentation was last Friday and he experimented with a Twitter backchannel. Answers on twitter: It mostly helps me to link to new, unexpected thoughts, people, websites.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Learn through Twitter. You can search directly on Twitter, but they say the results are less than stellar. Share this on del.icio.us.

Better Memory

Tony Karrer

Delicious - Use this social bookmarking tool to save pages with tags as the organizer for me to get back to at a later time. Firefox Bookmarks - For pages that I want to launch all the time. Short notes on a single resource can be added to the social bookmark.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

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 - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Introduction to Social Networking. Social Bookmarks.