How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning
JULY 16, 2013
Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. We’ve found our own niche in the social media solar system… and it takes our team 30ish minutes a week to fully participate.
12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom
Dont Waste Your Time
APRIL 3, 2014
This resource from Vicki Davis – “A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom” on Edutopia is a good starting point for planning the inclusion of social media in learning spaces. Social media is another tool that you can use to make your classroom more engaging, relevant and culturally diverse.” Social Media and the Classroom.
Social Media Policy?
JULY 1, 2015
So what’s your social media policy? It’s not something you should do lightly, or haphazardly, it seems to me. And, of course, this is my blog, for deeper reflections. Like this. I believe that if you find someone interesting, and follow both their blogs and their tweets, you can see what they’re tracking and then their reflections, and use them as a mentor. A stealth mentor, as I like to call it ;). This is my social media learning strategy. socialIn fact, such a policy really is part of your personal knowledge mastery.
#40years of educational technology: Social media
Learning with e's
MARCH 1, 2016
By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. Other tools such as wikis, blogs and podcasts also began to be used in education, at first tentatively, and then as embedded features in various programmes of study. A key attraction of these technologies is that they are inherently participatory.
Questioning social media
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 2, 2011
The recent arrival of a new social network in the form of Google+ has given cause for reflection from some long-serving social media users and advocates. Cammy Bean describes how she has been Taking a TechFast to relieve her symptoms of SoMeFat (social media fatigue), which has been "heightened now with the additional disorder of Multiple Social Network Disorder (Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ to keep up with!)." Beyond that, however, social media is getting credit for things it’s merely flowing, not actually creating.
3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media
MAY 2, 2016
Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. However, I can see only 3 real reasons why a Trainer, L&D professional, Chief Learning Officer, Director, Manager, and all manner of L&D positions, wouldn’t professionally be on some form or another of social media.
Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief. started blogging—albeit very tentatively. And I didn’t have a Share option on my blog then.
Choosing between Social Media automation and Reflective Use
MAY 14, 2013
Thanks to the Ol''daily my attention got grabbed by an article from Elsua (Luis Suarez - an KM/IBM social media pioneer). In his reflective blogpost on the industrialization of social media in the enterprise. His words rang a bell, as I am also caught between automating my (not corporate, but as I see it my personal brand) social media stream, because I feel I am not putting out as much as I want to. Like Luis, and many of us, our blogs seem to stand even if other media are sometimes put on a low frequency output. the dialogue.
Countering Social Media Fatigue (SoMeFat)
JANUARY 4, 2011
In these days of Social Media, many of us live increasingly in the public eye. And I don’t bother with the selective status updates, although I could.) I love Social Media. I’ve connected and learned more through these tools than I ever dreamed of… But…it has its drawbacks. wrote once in my blog – an all time low. Social Media Fatigue set in.
Social Media vs. Social Learning
JANUARY 30, 2011
Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. How are you using social media with training in your organization? eLearning Blog
So You Just Facebook All Day? Screenshots and Social Media Marketing
AUGUST 16, 2016
Social media marketers are often misunderstood. When I describe what I do as ‘social media’ my friends and family immediately start the jokes about browsing Facebook all day and getting paid for it. But as fellow social media marketers know, it’s not just nyan cat and double rainbow memes ALL the time…. Tips & How To's screenshots Snagit Social Media
MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success
AUGUST 13, 2010
Called Social Media and Student Success:Leveraging Social Learning Tools. Extend student learning beyond the traditional classroom by leveraging the creative power of social media tools to foster student success, learning, and engagement. Social and Student Success View more presentations from kkapp. Tags: social media
sense-making with social media
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 22, 2016
However, it is blogging, such as this post, that is by far my strongest form of learning, as it involves a number of things that are all supported by researched learning theory, and which improve memory and recall: Reflection. As Donald notes, sharing and posting on social media are weaker forms of learning than longer form blogging can be. Generation. Elaboration.
Growing Use of Social Media in Education
NOVEMBER 10, 2013
Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. Across the board, educators are using social media more in 2013 than they did in 2012. online learning social learning Podcasts. LinkedIn.
Social media extremism
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
For example, some of them have been blogging and tweeting about the role of social media in driving the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. I see I’m not alone ( here and here ) in being a little less inclined. Good centuries-old social networking. It’s important to recognise the role of social media in facilitating social learning in the workplace.
Brain science meets social media
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 5, 2012
I'm working a lot with sociale media and communities of practice. I'm very happy to work with Ria van Dinteren to prepare a session on Brein meets social media on the 16th of February in the Netherlands. We hope to combine insights from brain science with the way you can use social media in learning processes. You may watch the following youtube video.
Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
APRIL 16, 2012
Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. Most of the time a smarter use of media may help. A lot of times, social media don't solve the underlying learning disabilities. Hence work on social media AND the practices is needed. Social media stimulate us to live and work in an ever increasing pace.
Social Media & eLearning: Two Peas in a Pod
AUGUST 8, 2016
A year ago if you were to ask if I see any commonalities between social media and elearning I would respond with, “absolutely not - they’re total opposites.” On the other hand, social media is used for connecting with family and friends, posting photos and making status updates. These popular blogs usually have a team of developers who created their site.
Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia
APRIL 27, 2011
These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!) Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media can reach different audiences: New employees and recently trained can now connect with each other Expert employees who got missed by training – now have a way to contribute and can become mentors and coaches. Polls, blogs, search (similar to chrysler).
Social Media Libraries for Flash
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well. Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. right into their courses and LMS. libraries.
#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 2
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 5, 2012
Social Media is about engaging / the conversation - Do we NEED to define it or do we just need to recognize it? Is a blog social media? Media - what is the tool that communicates the message? insert McLuhan quote here) Oldest form of social media = the market. Social Media Metrics (at this point Firefox crashed. Social Media ROI pyramid from Altimeter Group -- What we sound like when talking about social media. - How do you define influence? Social media conversion - about 1%. iel12
20 hot resources for customer-facing social media
MAY 24, 2011
Someone asked me recently where they can learn more about customer-facing social media; or in other words, social media used to engage externally with customers rather than internally with colleagues. I’ve always considered this an example of “e-learning because – if you do it right – you are educating people. Social Media Club. Bubble O’Bill. • 7 Australian Social Media Examples & Case Studies. Social Media Marketing Industry Report. Social Media 101. Social Media Today.
Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
MAY 11, 2011
More and more often we meet trainers and facilitators who are working mainly face-to-face and would like to use the opportunity of social media to facilitate more online because it may enhance the quality of your trajectory. Social media form an integral part of the learning trajectory. How central will social media be? His blog post is worth a read.
Social Media for Research at SNDT (Webinar)!
MAY 10, 2013
Vasudha Kamat (Vice Chancellor, SNDTWU) invited me recently to do a webinar ( 11 May ) entitled '' Social Media for Research '' for the Online Course in Research methodology for PhD scholars at the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women''s University (SNDTWU), India. However, what about using social media for academic research and sharing scientific knowledge?
Freinet and social media
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use. Here are five of his then radical methods placed into the context of social media: 1) The Pedagogy or Work.
Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning Website (Still Under Construction) Social Media & Web 2.0 Welcome to this ’Crash Course’ (still under construction) to get you started with social media and web 2.0 This presentation and site provides all the resources shared during the ' Social Media & Web 2.0 WELCOME! for learning and teaching.
Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)
JUNE 3, 2015
Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning?
#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 1
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 5, 2012
Our clients are starting to talk about social media. Social Media Analytics for Higher Education - Stephane Hamel International Institute of Business Analytics - the group that does CCBA and CBAP certification (Introductions - small group in this workshop) What is the value that we put on the outcome of social media? - Not just return on investment but return on engagement In traditional orgs - spend a ton of money on the tools, but they haven't spent the money on the skillset or the culture change. How do you personally use social media?
Social Media Strategy thoughts
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
What is a social media strategy for outreach? Here is some thoughts about how that maps out in two areas: Facebook, and Twitter. I’m mentioning these as two of the most viable and visible tools for social media engagement. More important than the first idea is to ‘be’ an entity. If an organization is on social media, and increasingly they should be, it needs to be interactive. There’s more that can be incorporated: blogs (I use twitter and my blog more than my facebook page, but I’m an individual not an organization). social strateg
What is Social Media?
Learn and Lead
APRIL 11, 2014
Two keywords of social media are "Social" and "Media". Social media is about being social. You are not social if you are not having a dialog. Remember, monologues were never considered social. Social media is also about using media to be social. People are blogging and commenting everywhere.
Competition Finalist 4: Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation Tools for Social Learning in the Workplace
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Scoop.it is a one-stop shop for social media and content curation publishing. When you post on your topic page, you can easily share to your social networks including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. Learnist is the latest social media curation tool for education , still in beta! You can use videos, blogs, books, documents, images, anything to explain how to learn something. Create Learning Boards on topics you understand and add learning by pointing to videos, blogs, images and documents on the web. Scoop.it Scoop.it Business. 3.
Spreading the word with social media: 5 tips from a marketing professional
APRIL 14, 2016
My blogging year in the rear-view mirror
DECEMBER 8, 2015
As the year draws to a close, I like to reflect on my blog posts. The definition of Enterprise Social Network – An esoteric joke. blogging e-learning augmented reality content curation elearning fan engagement gamification GBL L&D learning styles research social learning social media UXIt’s never to late to comment! Where is L&D heading?
Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques
SEPTEMBER 5, 2010
So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Web 2.0