Trending Sources

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

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.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

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.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

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.

12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

that’s powered by social and informal learning. Companies should couple social and informal. Social learning 21. STAFF FIND EXPERIENTIAL AND SOCIAL LEARNING. together using online social media tools. (16% vs 2%) FORMAL SOCIAL WORKFLOW. Social learning: over 50% more likely to use learning communities, in house social media and.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

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.

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. Recently, Maddie Grant at Social Fish presented on the topic of engagement in online communities. This is where social media (abbreviated SM) comes in super handy!

Growing Use of Social Media in Education

LearnDash

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.

Why do Universities use Social Media?

Dont Waste Your Time

Just how are Universities using Social Media, and how do they measure ‘success’ of the channel? haven’t heard or seen an adequate response to these questions yet, but this infographic does give a little hint of what is going on: Goals Behind Social Media Use – Click to enlarge. Related posts: Social Media in Universities (Infographic).

Questioning social media

Clive on Learning

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.

sense-making with social media

Learning and Working on the Web

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.

Choosing between Social Media automation and Reflective Use

Ignatia Webs

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.

The 3 Social Media Things You Ought to Avoid

Clark Quinn

There are 3 egregious social media things you shouldn’t do, and the title is related to one of them. As context, because of this blog, I get occasional emails offering to write guest posts for me. However, the titles just didn’t sound like me: The Four Social Media Perversions You Should Capitalize On. Don’t offer guest posts that don’t match the tenor of the blog. It’s really bad social media behavior. social strategyAt least, that is, with me. Or at least are highly suspicious at this point. Thus: 3.

Social Media for Research at SNDT (Webinar)!

ZaidLearn

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?

Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

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.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

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

Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

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.

Countering Social Media Fatigue (SoMeFat)

Learning Visions

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 and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

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.

What is Social Media?

Learn and Lead

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.

MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success

Kapp Notes

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

Social media extremism

E-Learning Provocateur

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

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 Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

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

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

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

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?

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

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 Strategy thoughts

Clark Quinn

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

Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning

ZaidLearn

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.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. 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. love it. love it.

Social Media for Research & Knowledge Sharing at USM!

ZaidLearn

Also, looking forward to do at least 3 social media experiments with the participants, and it will be interesting to see how they respond to the challenges. YouTube receives more than 4 Billion video views per day, millions of people blog, and there are more than 14 million articles on Wikipedia. University Social_Media Seminar research OER/FREE USMcool Hashtag 2.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

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

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

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.

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

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?

Competition Finalist 4: Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation Tools for Social Learning in the Workplace

eFront

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.

Using social media for onboarding

Learning and Working on the Web

Connecting to an internal social network to connect online & ask questions. Connect with Social Media (less hierarchical than other forms of communication). Yesterday, Jane Hart had Mark Britz in conversation on the uses of social media for onboarding at Aspen Dental. The conversation was recorded and will be available at the Social Learning Centre shortly.

20 hot resources for customer-facing social media

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

Spreading the word with social media: 5 tips from a marketing professional

Kineo

Infographic: How To Recruit Top Talent Through Social Media

Mindflash

Social media may not be the be-all, end-all when it comes to finding the ideal employees to work for your business. Here’s our latest infographic, which describes which tactics work best — and why. >  More infographics on the Mindflash blog. >  Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Mindflash. Online Training Hiring recruiting social media

Spreading the word with social media: 5 tips from a marketing professional

Kineo

#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 1

In the Middle of the Curve

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?

Practical Ways to Design Social Media Into Your Training Programs

Mindflash

There is a lot of talk about using social media in training or about social learning in the workplace, but frankly there is  not a lot of action. Once you have your learning objectives, content, and a basic idea of what your activities will be, you can begin to make design decisions about what you can do in social networking tools, like Yammer. Start with Activities.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

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

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Blogs. Blogging to teach others is common in the public domain, but not so within an organization. Category: Social Networking Platform.

Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. There is no question whatsoever that social media is transforming our personal and business lives. Whether or not l&d professionals or senior managers embrace social media doesn't really matter in the long run, because there is no turning back, only futile resistance. Here is where blogging can play a valuable role. Tags: social networking

Policies for Staff use of Social Media and Social Networks

Dont Waste Your Time

Does your employer / Institution have a policy for the accepted use, by staff, for how they can use Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare, YouTube, WordPress, etc)? Here a are a few I found; DePaul University – Social Media Guidelines: Social Media Working Group. SAP -  Social Media Guidelines 2009. Video: Social Media (in 2009).