Chapter 7
Make It Personal

Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn are all examples of member communities that in only a few years have become the world's fourth most popular online sector after search, portals, and PC software applications. Facebook alone, with over 300 million unique monthly visitors as of third quarter 2009, draws double the traffic of any of the "big four" portals, including Google. The explosion of social media reflects our ancient imperative: human to human communication. How can training environments leverage social presence to improve learning?


In this chapter we will look at proven methods to leverage social ...

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