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4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn has created ripples in the world of technology. believe the deal between Microsoft and LinkedIn could have 4 major implications for the corporate world. Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn could lead to the integration of LinkedIn, SharePoint, Yammer, and Excel, resulting in the emergence of a comprehensive talent management platform.

How LinkedIn works

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billion searches on the LinkedIn platform. LinkedIn now has over 2,116 employees (up from 500 in 2010). Social Network Facebook Google Instagram LinkedIn PELeCON Pinterest Presentation Social Media Twitter youtClick to view full Infographic]. 2011:  4.2 The fastest growing demographics are students and recent college graduates. Revenues for 2011 reached $522 million.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. Enjoy! => Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Best, Connie December 27, 2010 11:24 AM Christoforos Online said. Christopher Pappas December 27, 2010 12:39 PM Good Deeds Society said.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

For answers to eLearning related questions, try one of the LinkedIn eLearning Groups with a high membership, like The eLearning Guild or Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’ Group. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways To Learn In 2010. Share this on Linkedin. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school. Ask a Question.

More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

In January 2010, over 75,000,000 people visited Twitter.com representing 1,100% growth over January 2009. As shown in the graph below, between 2002 and 2007, LinkedIn has noticed a surge in the percentage of job titles that include the term “ninja”. LinkedIn Observes The Rise of Professional Ninjas! The January 2010 sales surpassed December 2009 sales of 19.1 Web 2.0

LinkedIn IPO: Witness The Recruiting Machine

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn went public with a huge (somewhat controversial) valuation of 46 times 2011 earnings and and around 10-12X 2011 expected revenue. The company's total revenues hit $243M in 2010 and are likely to be around $400m in 2011. Most of us think of LinkedIn as a professional social networking service. This makes the company worth around $4.3 billion. billion?

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. Ability to active your Facebook, MySpace and Linkedin accounts from within the LMS. These standout to me. include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Categories. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Open Source Systems – That have to be 100% free to be considered. Big Dog LMS. Saba does a good job as well.  Academia.

LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. What it is: LinkedIn positions itself as a social network for professionals ("professionals are defined as individuals with a career, built on distinctive qualifications") - which means they focus on those of us who work for a living. (As opposed to housewives, househusbands, college students, children, retirees, etc).

LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. What it is: LinkedIn positions itself as a social network for professionals ("professionals are defined as individuals with a career, built on distinctive qualifications") - which means they focus on those of us who work for a living. (As opposed to housewives, househusbands, college students, children, retirees, etc).

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

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eFront facebook fans eFront e-Learning on Facebook Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (15) ▼ October (1) Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6 The answer is simple. The list that it follows is not in particular order. Host them on your own blog, website or intranet!

Free e-Learning books

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Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor TheELearningsite.com @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said. follow you on Twitter @cpappas November 16, 2010 2:05 AM Carlton said. November 16, 2010 2:31 AM Christoforos Online said. November 16, 2010 6:10 AM Miriam said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 16, 2010 6:16 AM Christoforos Online said. Thank you.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. So here’s the tally for "runs batted in (or attempted)" during the 2010 mLearning season. A.K.A. Validated (“Double”). Batter up

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need. If you can tap into a learner’s intrinsic motivation—where an individual is rewarded by the learning itself or an internal goal—you’ve got it made. That puts designers and developers of learning products in a tough position. Create useful and relevant learning experiences. Provide options.

Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. A reader named Michaela recently emailed to ask what an instructional designer does. She will be receiving a technical degree soon and thinks she might be interested in this field. This is a good question to answer at the start of the year for all of those readers who are curious about this career. My real-world experience points to this as a great and growing field.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. Simple: Off-shore it!

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Don’t give it to me unless I can customise it

Dont Waste Your Time

have also customised my own learning. I use my network ( PLN ) on social sharing platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. haven’t taken a formal course since my PG Cert in 2010, and that was the first real formal training since I graduated in ’96. I was planning on taking the MSc in Learning Innovation from Leicester, but was actually glad it didn’t run in the end; I’m just not ready ,or interested enough, to dedicate that much time to a formal course. My first car was a 1993 Rover Mini Cooper 1.3i, in British Racing Green (obviously). Months?

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

The challenges IT departments are facing with requests for access to public Internet personal social tools such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and hundreds of others is just a foretaste of what is to come in this arena. I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. like Kate a lot.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

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This is great, thanks heaps for sharing it :) October 25, 2010 2:08 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, Christopher Pappas October 26, 2010 12:47 AM Neil Prior said. Cheers N October 26, 2010 4:34 AM Christoforos Online said. See you, Christopher Pappas October 26, 2010 12:04 PM Queralt Suñé said. link] October 26, 2010 12:32 PM Christoforos Online said.

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21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. I’ve posted that article here, with some changes and updates. So, what’s changed? Then two things happened. There are other ways.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

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Subscribe to eFront Learning by Email eFront facebook fans eFront e-Learning on Facebook eFront links eFront site eFront on Twitter eFront on Facebook eFront on Slideshare eFront on Vimeo eFront on LinkedIn Total Pageviews Popular Posts Free e-Learning books Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning eFront tweets Loading. Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects. 28 Storyboard Templates!!!

Facebook for e-Learning

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THE FOLLOWING ANSWER WAS POSTED BY GRAHAM BARNES ON THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & E-LEARNING PROFESSIONALS' GROUP ON LINKEDIN [link] How can we use Facebook for e-Learning? November 7, 2010 9:34 AM JasonOutThere said. November 7, 2010 11:18 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 7, 2010 12:50 PM Connie Malamed said. See what they think!

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon.  2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010. Next week, I will be posting the award winners from the giveaway for the holiday giveaway for 2010, so if you would like to enter – I have extended the deadline, until Friday of this week.  31st). RCAT Product of the Year. Dynamic.

10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin. This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. It’s not as exciting as a 3D virtual learning environment, but it might be just as important. If you need to use tests, then you want to reduce the errors that occur from poorly written items. Here are the ten rules. Rule #1: Test comprehension, not just recall.

e-Learning Glossaries

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Subscribe to eFront Learning by Email eFront facebook fans eFront e-Learning on Facebook eFront links eFront site eFront on Twitter eFront on Facebook eFront on Slideshare eFront on Vimeo eFront on LinkedIn Total Pageviews Popular Posts Free e-Learning books Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning eFront tweets Loading. In other words, they need to “speak the same language&#. wibiya widget Simple template.

Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Check out many of the groups on LinkedIn and Facebook as well as professional organizations like The eLearning Guild and ASTD. Share this on Linkedin. Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. Or maybe you just received a fax from a course sponsor and revisions are scribbled on every page. Suddenly your de-motivation button is triggered and you can’t seem to shake it off. You start to wonder why you’re doing this in the first place. But what about motivating instructional designers? Doodle.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

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Also, Connie is member of the Instructional Designers & E-Learning professionals group on LinkedIn - Group Join Link Learning Ecosystems by Daniel S. November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said. See you on LinkedIn! Best, Connie November 21, 2010 12:28 PM Christoforos Online said. November 22, 2010 3:26 PM Jeff said. November 22, 2010 11:28 PM Ellen said. November 23, 2010 1:32 AM Christoforos Online said. If you use LinkedIn add me. Thanks.

What are Learning Analytics?

George Siemens

My profile, for example, is all over the internet in all kinds of formats and sites: Linkedin, Facebook, Elgg, Google, blogs, institutional services, and others. Last week, I announced an upcoming conference in Banff on Learning Analytics ( call for papers can be found here). We have also set up a Google Group for discussions about learning analytics and the conference.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

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November 28, 2010 6:40 AM Ed said. concepts in eLearning November 28, 2010 6:56 AM Christoforos Online said. November 28, 2010 7:12 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 28, 2010 7:13 AM Paulo Simões said. great honour being on this list ;) November 28, 2010 7:24 AM Gisele Brugger said. social learning - experimentação November 28, 2010 7:31 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 28, 2010 8:36 AM Karyn Romeis said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 29, 2010 5:20 AM gab1982 said.

Giving it all away

Learning with e's

My digital footprint grows each time I post new content, whether it's on this blog, one of my Flickr accounts, or YouTube, Facebook , LinkedIn or Slideshare. How much do you freely share on the Web? If you are a user of any Web 2.0 tools, it's likely that you give away your stuff for free, and in doing so, you make a digital footprint for yourself. My reward for doing this is multi-faceted.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. Simple: Off-shore it!

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"Online trainings not so successful" - lively debate on LinkedIn

Lars is Learning

There is a discussion in the group Learning, Education and Training Professionals Group on Linkedin which appears to have taken on a life of its own. Tags: education linkedin transfer of learning learning design Apparently, the log might be the most effective learning technology ever invented. Read on to find out why. With nearly 600 posts, it represents an interesting cross section of what can be quite polarised views on the success (or otherwise) of.

Do students understand their ‘digital footprint’ and how it can affect their employability?

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Presentation: Social Media & how (students) can survive online (2010). ” So, a note to us all: let us be sensible when we use any online service (Facebook, Twitter, eBay, LinkedIn, etc), think about how we want to be viewed by whoever may find the content (whenever they find it) as it may just come back to bite you. Click to view. Don’t criticise your employer.

Unofficial Salary Survey 2010

Learn and Lead

It’s time to launch the 2010 Unofficial Salary Survey for elearning, content development and training jobs in India. Click Unofficial eLearning Salary Survey of India 2010 to participate in the survey. will publish the findings on my blog here sometime in August/September 2010. Email, Tweet, Facebook, Orkut, LinkedIn and Blog about this page for your friends and colleagues. There's nothing official about this survey. The survey is not based on responses by companies but based on responses provided by you, the employee. The survey is anonymous.

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Activity Steams: Splicing information and social relations

George Siemens

Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn had been around for several years before “social media&# become a common term to describe the tools and methods of interacting online. Activity streams in social network services (LinkedIn, Facebook). It takes time to develop language, methods, categories, and concepts with which to communicate these changes. Tags (on Delicious). Google Alerts.

Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

Quick Lessons – 12-month license to QuickLessons, 3 hours of support and a social media review (for you or your company’s presence across all the major sites, like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more)! 3rd, 2010 and runs until Dec. 14th, 2010. On December 15th, 2010, drawing will be conducted, and one person will be randomly selected for each prize. stated 19 million units of the iPad by the end of 2010, which you could infer to mean 19 million users, but I equally stated that there was over 30 tablets besides the iPad already in the market. 

Augmented Reality for Learning

Tony Karrer

A colleague just asked me if I knew anyone who was using Augmented Reality for learning. I’m not and I gave him the standard advice about looking through LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , LinkedIn for Finding Expertise , and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. Probably I need to update my posts because there have to be lots of people who would be involved in training and augmented reality found via LinkedIn. Designing Impact , June 8, 2010 Augmented Reality: does it have a place/future in education? He did that, but didn’t find particular people.

Work is learning, learning work

Learning and Working on the Web

Whether it’s blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, or private communities that we build ourselves, the common thread is that by focusing on learning we build and retain buyers’ interest. My Twitter bio reads, “ Work is learning, learning work – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know [apologies to Keats ]. Some call it the knowledge economy or perhaps even the learning age.