Social Networking - Articles Archive
from September 27, 2008 to July 28, 2008

Is virtual learning better than classroom face-to-face instruction? Are the benefits for learning at a distance as effective as those obtainable from a traditional in-class curriculum? Tough to say. Different researchers report different experiences and given sometimes the shallowness of their investigation or the limited numbers ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - September 27, 2008

Want to have a video conference with up to 8 people at cost zero? Need to send huge files without worrying of their size? I have the collaboration tools you need right here. In this collaboration tools digest here the best tools and services I have hand-picked ... read more

Robin Good - September 22, 2008

Understanding the concept of "information funnels" is critical to anyone passionately dedicated to become a successful independent web publisher. This is it. I am indeed glad that George Siemens, who weekly authors these insightful digest, has himself chosen to point to the relevance of this very concept ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - September 20, 2008

I have had the honor of recently having as a house guest Michel Bauwens, the P2P philosophy evangelist, who, while based in remote Thailand, travels around the world to explain and divulge what peer to peer is really all about. Peer to peer is not just illegal ... read more

Robin Good - September 17, 2008

A new class of powerful, inclusive, popular and engaging events liberated from the straitjacket of space-time by the convergence of usable new media technologies is ushering at your door: X-events are next. But let me explain myself better: Online (and offline) events should not be confined anymore ... read more

Robin Good - September 16, 2008

Sending large files is much less of an issue nowadays, thanks to a growing number of web services dedicated just to this, that we have also recently covered. But lo and behold, surprises never end for for us technology explorers: in this issue I have included ... read more

Robin Good - September 15, 2008

"The growing complexity of technology and tools for designing learning leaves us at an interesting point: should educators/trainers become technologists? Or should the tools of design become so easy to use that technical skills are minimal? Or do we move the technology to specialized design teams ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - September 13, 2008

Are media and technology making you dumber? Do you feel socially distanced from what you really care about due to your increased use of technologies? We search Google and think we have acquired knowledge. We blog and think we have subjected our ideas to peer ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - September 6, 2008

If you want to increase the effectiveness with which you collaborate with your geographically dispersed team-mates this new set of online collaboration tools should come in handy. Among the new collaboration tools I have selected for you this week: a co-browsing facility, a new way to ... read more

Robin Good - September 1, 2008

What will look like education in the future? Are we going to see a revolution in the education system we have built in the last 100 years or a dissolution of the same as new approaches to education and learning slowly contaminate our fast changing society? ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - August 30, 2008

Co-browsing systems, file sharing tools, polling and feedback services are just some of the great services Robin and I have hand-picked and tested for you in this new issue of our weekly online collaboration Sharewood guide. Here all of the online collaboration tools we have selected for ... read more

Robin Good - August 25, 2008

How can the educational system we pay for via our taxes change and transform itself into a new way to prepare our young people for an even faster-changing future? Are there alternatives out there? As I have promised you last week, George Siemens has made himself ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - August 23, 2008

If you are looking for web-based collaboration tools to manage your team projects and tasks, create wiki pages or interactive message boards, Robin and I have picked some really cool new online collaboration apps for this new issue of this weekly Sharewood Guide. Here the selected ... read more

Robin Good - August 18, 2008

The more I proceed, the more I see how badly it is needed: media literacy. Understanding what information is, making sense of the different communication paradigms, from interpersonal to mass and social media, the creation of reality and consensus, the role and use of new technologies ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - August 16, 2008

Social media is coming to the US business world and sooner than many had originally anticipated. In early 2007 the results of a groundbreaking study into the adoption of social media within the Inc. 500, an elite group of the fastest-growing companies within the United States, ... read more

Nora Barnes and Eric Mattson - University of Massachusets Dartmouth - Center for Marketing Research - August 14, 2008

What is connectivism? If you were to ask Wikipedia without paying too much attention you would discover that this unfamiliar word originates right here in Italy. " the beginning of the 21st century in Italy, where is known as Connettivismo. It originated in Italian science fiction ... read more

George Siemens - Connectivism Blog - August 9, 2008

Ready for another cool set of online collaboration tools? Need to manage your online team, send instant messages to the group or do a quick and effective video conference? This week web collaboration toolkit includes new instant messaging tools, a tool for creating wiki projects, ... read more

Robin Good - August 4, 2008

To understand the times and changes we are going through, it is necessary to keep scanning the horizon for changes and new emerging patterns. Looking only at your close, surrounding community and environment doesn't help you see beyond your existing assumptions and prejudices. To ride them ... read more

George Siemens - eLearnSpace - August 2, 2008

The Brand Ambassador is an advertising model that leverages the authority and credibility of online personalities to create a powerful direct marketing strategy. A respected followed authority, a blogger or small publisher targeting a specific audience niche can be a much more effective vehicle for marketing ... read more

Robin Good - August 1, 2008

Don't know how to send large files? Want to send private notes to other people? Need to manage projects or to have video conferences with your team? This week Robin and I have discovered eight fantastic online collaboration tools that can really answer your questions. Check ... read more

Robin Good - July 28, 2008

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