Social Learning

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Using Twitter As A Learning Tool

Using Twitter As A Learning Tool

Twitter is a powerful social media tool used for micro-blogging and social networking. The fact that it is easy to access and simple to use, makes it a powerful tool to include in your eLearning toolkit. So, why not use Twitter as a learning tool? In this article, you will find 5 reasons why I chose to implement Twitter in a distance university course I was recently involved in.

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

Corporate learners today are enthusiastic learners – as they view lifelong learning as the way to professional success. But even in the face of such enthusiasm, organizational learning can prove to be tedious and boring. Through workplace collaborations, learning can both be enjoyable as well as impactful. That’s good news for Learners as well as Training Managers – a true win-win for all!

The Fun Side Of Social Learning – A Case Study

The Fun Side Of Social Learning – A Case Study

Social learning has been much discussed over the last few years. There seems to be a wide consensus that social media can contribute substantially to organizational learning efforts. The acceptance of informal learning as a major contributor to employees' competencies has brought about several fascinating methods and tools that facilitate and encourage the internal conversation and collaboration, which are the essence of social learning.

The Pinterest Guide For Teachers

The Pinterest Guide For Teachers

Long gone are the days of “chalk and talk” when teachers stood and lectured at the front of the classroom. Today, with the popularity of many social media sites such as Pinterest, teachers can provide perception rich learning and step outside the classroom’s four walls to give students a unique and interesting learning experience. In the top 10 of most popular social media sites, Pinterest is in itself a tool to teach as well as a tool to find teaching ideas, lesson plans, and just about anything on any topic you might have. It’s a bottomless toolbox to keep students active, excited, and engaged.

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

The following article gives real life examples of school projects in which the students used social media. Some took it upon themselves to use these outlets, and instructors assigned others. The following social media learning tactics are common and effective nonetheless.

The Twitter Guide For Teachers

Twitter can be an incredible tool for both teachers and students when used correctly. As a teacher, your role in the process is to be professional, understanding, and as creative as possible. In regards to Twitter, the possibilities are as endless as you make them. At the Teachers Guide to Twitter you will find: How as a teacher can you effectively utilize Twitter, a creative writing lesson plan using Twitter, 15 creative ways to use Twitter in the classroom, and 15 videos on how as a teacher can you use Twitter in classroom!

The Facebook Guide For Teachers

The Facebook Guide For Teachers

How do I properly use Facebook in the classroom? What are the golden Facebook rules for teachers? How can as a teacher utilize Facebook in the classroom? These are some of the questions that you will be able to answer after reading the Facebook Guide for Teachers.