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Is LinkedIn still relevant?

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I have a LinkedIn account and profile – here it is: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/davidmhopkins. This  LinkedIn Snakes and Ladders from Sue Beckingham is just perfect for anyone who has a LinkedIn profile, student or staff. LinkedIn snakes or ladders? My question is, do we still need LinkedIn? Are those of use who are active elsewhere (Twitter, FaceBook, Google, blogs, etc.) doing enough already, or do we need this ‘amalgamator’ that is LinkedIn to pull our work together? Note: I don’t use the LinkedIn Premium.

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). There are some more excellent infographics on Jeff Bullas’ blog  (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+), check them out. Social Network Facebook Google Instagram LinkedIn PELeCON Pinterest Presentation Social Media Twitter yout

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. started blogging in December 2006 as a tool for my own professional development. Blogging Platforms.

Facebook for e-Learning

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". 50% of Facebooks active users log on to Facebook in any given day. Quiz Monster Create your own quiz Facebook application!

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

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have also customised my own learning. I use my network ( PLN ) on social sharing platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. eLearning ARS Blackboard Blog Box of Broadcasts Distance Learning Echo360 EDCMOOC Facebook Future Kindle Learning Technology Lecture Lego LinkedIn Mini Cooper Mobile Learning MOOC ocTEL OpenBadgesMOOC Personal Learning PGCert PLN Smart Phone Social Learning Tablet Time-Constrained Paper TurningPoint Twitter VLE Wiki WordPress ZX SpectrumMy first car was a 1993 Rover Mini Cooper 1.3i, in British Racing Green (obviously). Months?

Use Linkedin to Collaborate with the Corporate World?

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WHAT IS LINKEDIN? Today, Linkedin has over 90 million registered users , and the company is growing at a rate of around 3 million new people per month. Linkedin has already members in 200+ countries, and delivers around 1 billion pageviews per month ( Source ). WHY NOT USE FACEBOOK INSTEAD? UGLY Have you ever seen a Facebook junkie at work. What is going on?

Why I left Linkedin

Spicy Learning

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter,  Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. Blog e-Learning Social learningIs my information safe with them?

Why I left Linkedin

Spicy Learning

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter,  Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. Blog e-Learning Social learningIs my information safe with them?

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. In this blog post we will explain this market and preview some of the exciting features in this important new offering. Monster.com.

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums. quick glance at someone’s LinkedIn page can provide insights into previous professional experiences, schooling and primary interests. What do we exhibit? Set goals.

Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

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It's been a bit quiet on this blog because I had a nice long summer holiday - with a trip to Cambodja with my family which was wonderful. From now on - I'll try to blog weekly again. RUFORUM has done this using Facebook. Below my question and Nandozi's answers Nandozi, can you describe how the Facebook group started? How to engage people who are not on Facebook?

The War Between LinkedIn, Monster’s BeKnown, and BranchOut

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week LinkedIn shut off it's API (programming interface) to the hot new Facebook-enabled professional networks BranchOut and Monster's BeKnown. " If you are not yet familiar with BranchOut and BeKnown, read our detailed blog post from last week. Today BranchOut, which mimics LinkedIn in almost every way, has around 2.4 The LinkedIn Connection.

Online Branding for Academics

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Every so often I’ll have a discussion with an academic around “this facebook thing” or “what’s the point of Twitter” Each time it’s for a different reason or coming from a different perspective or background. Is it to be able to connect with colleagues and peers through LinkedIn or Google+, or to increase conference speaking requests?

The War Between LinkedIn, Monster’s BeKnown, and BranchOut

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week LinkedIn shut off it's API (programming interface) to the hot new Facebook-enabled professional networks BranchOut and Monster's BeKnown. " If you are not yet familiar with BranchOut and BeKnown, read our detailed blog post from last week. Today BranchOut, which mimics LinkedIn in almost every way, has around 2.4 The LinkedIn Connection.

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. In this blog post we will explain this market and preview some of the exciting features in this important new offering. Monster.com.

Facilitating an online course #BYOD4L

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Like other facilitators I’ll be trying to keep a (running) commentary on the course and experiences, maybe on the blog, maybe a video (!?) Facebook Group -  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1385272118361805/. eLearning BYOD BYOD4L Chrissi Nerantzi Community Facebook LinkedIn Online Course Open Badges Personal Learning Social Learning Social Network Sue Beckingham Twitter

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet. Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

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Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms.  Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Level 1: Reaction.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

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Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet. Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

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Originally posted by Derek Brown on LinkedIn How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook). This news of Google’s innovative big idea was posted on their blog, sandwiched between posts about machine learning and trends that they’ve found in recent searches. Really enjoyed your post @derekbrown. So can others compete? My Picks for Contenders.

Where would I be without Twitter?

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For me Twitter has … been somewhere I could share my thoughts and reflections, from this blog, to a wider audience. [Read this next bit as though it''s a well known Sinead O''Conner song]. It’s been 5 years, 30 days, and 53 minutes since my first tweet. Here is it: In that 5 years, 30 days, etc. I’ve made nearly 25,000 tweets. Only had two avatars. Twitter in Education.

#BYOD4L Day 2: Communicating, networking, and noise

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But communication is now enhanced, and sometimes replaced, by social tools like Facebook, Twitter, blogging, commenting, even Instagram or Vine. Facebook vs Twitter? Communication is big news. What you use says as much about you as the tools you don’t. The Twitter chat posed some serious questions which was tweeted and discussed at length. Here’s what we asked: .

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

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Whether their Facebook use is restricted to their home/private life wont matter too much if they complain or insult their manager, a client, or colleague. ” “I felt slightly alarmed after the lecture at the fact that this is an issue affecting much younger people than myself, it scares me sometimes when I see a friends little sister of the age of 10 on facebook!! Fingered!

What is a Learning Technologist (part 5)?

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” Many of the people I converse with on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, at work, at conferences, etc, are also of this opinion: that it is more than just the final result that the LT (Learning Technologist) is interested in, that the LT can be a vital part of the whole process in getting the learning materials researched, set up, assessed, etc. Blogging Discussion Board eAssessment eLearning Facebook Google Learning Technologist LinkedIn Social Learning Social Media Social Network Twitter Web 2.0Consultation document 19/03/04). part 3).

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with.  Blog this! But it wasn’t.

Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning

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Site (Workshop) Contents RSS & Curation Blogging Twitter Facebook Wikis OER/OCW Other Tools WORKSHOP? Social_Media learning tools Curation Twitter PowerPoint #CCK11 IMU OER/FREE Facebook Learning Series Linkedin instructional design teaching and learningSocial Media & Web 2.0 for Learning Website (Still Under Construction) Social Media & Web 2.0 WELCOME!

WordPress Plugin #2: Social Sharing with ShareThis

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You have a blog, and you use various different ways of publicising it (try WordTwit and WordBooker ) automatically when you publish a new post. ” Available from the WordPress plugin area through your blogs admin panel it’s easy to install and configure. So, for example, a re-tweet on Twitter of your tweet from ShareThis does not increase the number shown on your blog.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

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LinkedIn’s Group feature offers interesting #wol possibilities since these can be kept Open or Private as per the group’s objectives. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn? When is it most useful to use Facebook? Twitter: The trigger question, “What’s Happening”?

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

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Within that group, more than one-third either do not have a LinkedIn profile, or have fewer than 100 connections. Steps To Use LinkedIn For Social Learning : In this article, Christopher Pappas explores some of the ways to leverage the power of social learning using the features offered by LinkedIn in our eLearning programs. THE QUOTE. THE JOURNEY. What are the trends? Stories.

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Learning on the Leading Edge

As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements - one called Taleo Radar and the other a major announcement with LinkedIn. In this blog I will discuss Taleo's strategy and talent intelligence story, and overview the Radar and LinkedIn announcements. Introduction of Radar and LinkedIn Partnership. Taleo Today. There are 1.3 Taleo as a Business.

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Learning on the Leading Edge

As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements - one called Taleo Radar and the other a major announcement with LinkedIn. In this blog I will discuss Taleo's strategy and talent intelligence story, and overview the Radar and LinkedIn announcements. Introduction of Radar and LinkedIn Partnership. Taleo Today. There are 1.3 Taleo as a Business.

If I was to change my Avatar … ? #avatar #edchat #poll

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Yes, I must be mad to let you help me out, but why not, it is after all what you look at when you see my Twitter or Facebook updates! Poll – Does the Twitter 'Follow Me' badge enhance my Blog? Poll Social Network Avatar Blog Blogging Facebook LinkedIn Social Learning Social Media Technology Twettiquette Twitter Web 2.0I’ve met a few people recently both locally in Bournemouth and at Conferences around the country and it’s been really great to put faces to names and avatars. behind an avatar any longer. What do you think?

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Blogs, writing and reading. know that blogs are not as hot anymore as they were 10 years ago, but for me they are still very important. write this blog and I read lot’s of them. Here are some of the tools I use: I write this blog in WordPress. Following other blogs is much more difficult. You can browse through the blogs very fast. love it. love it.

The Worst eLearning Course Ever

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Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. You read the title correctly. This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. What follows is a combination of things that give Digitec-ies nightmares and headaches. Instead, I built a monster course  that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy. Tweet This!

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning.  If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc., Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.] And [.] It is amazing ho.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook. Powered by Blogge

What is a Learning Technologist (part 9): Ignorance is bliss?

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Now, with 6 years working in Higher Education behind me, 4 years on Twitter, 5 years (off and on) with Facebook, 5 years of this blog (my first post was October 2008 ), and a growing personal learning network (PLN) of many thousands of individuals … it’s got me thinking. If you can’t do it try to blog it. share, collaborate, engage, blog, tweet, link, photo, etc.