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the benefits of curating the world's best content.
I don't have a Facebook, a Twitter or a LinkedIn account
The Internet contains all sorts of web design inspiration. Reviewing the design work of others comes in handy if you are redesigning a site, or launching a new one.
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The idea for Tioki, an online professional network exclusively for the education community, wasn’t happenstance, but it wasn’t planned either.
The company has since expanded beyond HR into a connectivity, discovery, and knowledge-sharing platform and changed its name to Tioki. Dubbed “The LinkedIn for Teachers,” Tioki’s purpose is to advance the education system by connecting all of the people who know it best, with the intention of sparking conversation and collaboration that would not likely happen otherwise.
scrible is launching a brand new Student Edition with new features and perks for any student with a ".edu" email address.
The power research features of this online social bookmarking system make me sit up and take notice:
Capture citations in a snap and create bibliographies with a single click.
Compile your annotations from multiple articles into a simple summary or robust report.
I introduce Scoop.it in my E-Learning for Educators online course. I think it's a great platform. However it does have some healthy competiion. RebelMouse is one such competitor. Well worth a look for those shopping for a strong curation platform.
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How to self-organize the web using curating tools.
E-learning professionals strive to be 'ambidextrous' when it comes to social environments.
G+ is catching up big time for many reasons. Among these reasons is the Hangout integration.
We just facilitated a remote 1.5 day leadership development session with Hangouts and it was fantastic.
Google is sticking to their strategy and their value is starting to win people over. I was never a fan and, through valuable features, I am changing my perspective on the suite of offerings.
This is a relevant infographic.
NICE ONE! Great reference
I'm not saying tools are a must but if used properly, social media apps can be great enhancers to your social networking endeavors, especially one that involves images and graphics like Pinterest.
Here's a big list of how to get the ideas and information you want to share into Pinterest in a highly graphic way.
Pinterest is great for the visual learner
I use Pinterest a lot for both work and pleasure. I love how I can organise what I find according to pictures! Try it if you haven't already.
How can you make Twitter work better for you? This post highlights 10 ways that you can Rock Your Tweets to leverage engagement, connections & followers.
Thank you Donna! This insightful post reminded me of Robert Fulgum's book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. Your advice to use first names, thank people directly, and build lists that acknowledge who you follow is simple and brilliant!
E-Learning teaching and design are constantly changing. There's so much to learn. I am happy to recommend the following classes to anyone with the interest and dedication to grab their future with both hands and go for it!
Yammer brings the power of social networking to your company. Yammer is as easy to use as great consumer software like Facebook and Twitter, but is designed for company collaboration, file sharing, knowledge exchange and team efficiency.
An 'in-house' social network is a clever approach to a common problem. How do we get our company collaborating with each other?
Did you know that nine in ten companies mine online profiles before hiring, and almost half (43 percent) say that they find higher quality candidates this way?
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A good social media policy can spell the difference between productivity and potential problems arising for your company, here's everything that businesses need to consider when drafting one up...
Tioki is the online professional network exclusively for the education community. Our mission is to give those in the education industry access to the most valuable resource out there – other people who are passionate about education! Making a connection on Tioki means that you have the unique opportunity to see what others do, use, and know. Through the use of specialized skills’ tags, education-specific profile features, and linked resources, we make it easier than ever for you to gain access to the advice, tools, and opportunities that address your most pressing needs. But wait, there’s more! With every connection you make on Tioki, your professional network automatically expands, increasing your access to increasingly more knowledge and opportunities.
Tioki is a combination social network for educators and job search service. It will appeal to younger teachers who are learning their way into the profession. The profile elements help new teachers highlight their skills.
While I concentrate on E-Learning, I wanted to curate this interesting social network based job search site. Young teachers are a precious commodity. Those saavy enough to use this service well have already distinguished themselves as above average.
For those involved in virtual education at the K-12 level, it may be well worth your time to network here.
"Google Alerts have become a critical part of my business from brand monitoring to topic monitoring, but it may be going away."
As a long time user of Google Alerts, I'll need an alterantive if the Big G decides to kill this useful service. I've set alerts on a number of topics as just one of many filters to pluck information out of the stream of data that flows by my daily door.
New tools= new ideas!
some good alternatives for alerts..
Excerpted from this long and useful article by ProBlogger about Pinterest:"I believe that blogs in any niche, not just DIY crafty blogs, are missing out on huge amounts of traffic and exposure if they are ignoring Pinterest. If you want to see your blog grow in leaps and bounds in 2013, you’ve got to pay attention to Pinterest.I want to make sure that you fully understand the power of Pinterest, I’m going to start with the very basics before digging into the good stuff that will get you the blog success you’re looking for.At least read through the basics and info about using Pinterest accounts so that you have a better understanding of what’s going on and how to apply that to your blog.Here’s what I’m going to cover:- What is Pinterest?- Why care about Pinterest?- Basics of using Pinterest.- Strategies for using your Pinterest account.- Get your pins maximum exposure.- Get more traffic to your blog using Pinterest.- Pinterest tools for bloggers."Each section is analyzed with many details. Read full interesting article here:http://www.problogger.net/archives/2013/03/05/heavyweight-help-the-complete-guide-to-getting-started-on-pinterest/
Pinterest is a Social Media powerhouse. It takes a bit of work to keep up with PinEtiquette but it is well worth it. We are up to 5 repins and 5-10 Likes or Board follows a day and growing. There is Powere in those Pins!!
This give a good breakdown of what Pinterest is and how to use it.
Explore effective ways to use social media for communication with parents, in the classroom and for personal professional development. Learn how to use social networks and cloud-based tools including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other personal learning networks.
Here's a terrific 1 unit course taught by the very talented online teacher Kay Lehmann. Class starts in just a few weeks. Enroll to better understand soical media in the classroom.
A look at four different ways that students benefit from using social media in their everyday lives, despite concerns about the overuse of social media by today's youth.
Kids are using social media all the time. If we're in a position to teach them social skills, d
its the way of the 21st century, social era
Choose a design, fill in your Facebook, Twitter, or other social network links, and download an attractive and FREE poster (PDF) ready to print and display in your business or hand out as flyers, with auto-generated scannable QR codes and more, all...
Here's a clever twist: let your social network feeds build an infographic of your interests.
Check this out ... a great site for creating a poster advertisement on your soical network!
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We all know college students are using social media. Yet, how are professors and faculty members at their universities picking up on the trend?
As expected, younger faculty members are busier on social media than their older counterparts. While 44.7 percent use it professional, even fewer, 33.8 percent, teach with these tools. Primary teaching uses include:
LinkedIn is my favorite social network because the most of its members are acting as professionals! This is why I created a list of the best LinkedIn Groups about eLearning!
How do you develop and display your talent efficiently and with impact? Curate content on Scoop.it and shine on LinkedIn.
Those that follow my work know that I love Scoop.it. This brief slide show makes solid points about how curation can help raise your social networking profile. (I was flattered to see my page feature here as well). ~ Dennis
Here's a social system designed to manage your reputation backtrail. Unlike Klout, Trustcloud evaluates your presence on a number of different social systems. It takes into account your longevity online and your willingness to interact and contribute. You can earn 'badges' based on a number of factors. You can also rate the trustworthiness of folks you know on Trustcloud.
This is all tied to the concept of collaborative consumption. Investigate this if it tickles your interest. ~ Dennis
Nice tool fo everyone who believes in the rise up of a new more collaborative #sharingeconomy @Ouishare and @Shareable