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Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. This is a more manageable approach for dealing with the humongous amount of incoming data that social networks generate. It’s quite clear to me now how social networks could influence learning by: Providing a digital space for free expression about the work and workplace.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

What most do not realize is that “some 70% of the extra profit to be made through social technologies has nothing to do with marketing. It’s in areas of the company such as knowledge management, innovation, communication, and better integration with the supply chain.” 1. Paul Adams summed the essential problem up nicely in “ Stop talking about “social ”. Formal learning.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? have seen that early attempts to bring social networking inside companies as a work tool have failed.

The Web 3.0 Social Network

Learning with e's

hope you enjoy it. :-) For many people the Social Web is simply far too complex to organise. Many of us have unwanted or unused Facebook, Myspace, Flickr or Bebo accounts 'out there' that we haven't visited or done anything with for a very long time. They fail to make optimum use of their social network because they don't know enough about its potential.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

And OTS courseware won’t refer to company policies, address unique. overarching principles that guide the company’s direction. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. Secret 4: Socialize the Learning with Others. Social learning can increase engagement, stimulate discussion, and establish credibility in. goals.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially. Networking – 30%.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

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!

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. They all are.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC)  campaigns on big name social media sites. Facebook. LinkedIn. Share this on Facebook. Twitter.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

1Why Your Company Will Need to. For many companies, the. when a company launched in 2004 can reach. years (Facebook). Companies want to: 7The way we communicate has changed. of millennials see their company’s review. Address the Desires of Millennials 9General Electric has been one of the companies. employee’s network.” happening now. If the.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. They all are.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Every so often I’m asked by a peer at another company what they can do to increase the use of Yammer in their own organisation. I’m happy to share my opinion with them (borne from my experience), but thus far I have been cognisant of the fact that I haven’t cross-checked my ideas against those of others in the corporate sector. The front runner is business champions.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Every so often I’m asked by a peer at another company what they can do to increase the use of Yammer in their own organisation. I’m happy to share my opinion with them (borne from my experience), but thus far I have been cognisant of the fact that I haven’t cross-checked my ideas against those of others in the corporate sector. Not to mention that just about everyone knows how to use Facebook or Twitter already, so in that sense they have prior knowledge. In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. enterprise 2.0

Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. The article tells us that various players are adding social networking features to their sites: A broad array of online players, from major media companies like Viacom to e-commerce providers such as eBay, are adding networking features to their online destinations, letting users create detailed Web identities, connect with people over common interests, share content, and, above all, socialize. how is this new?

How I use social media professionally

Challenge to Learn

Recently a company ask me to to give them an introduction in the usage of social media, by explaining to them how I use it. actively started using LinkedIn (my first social media site) in 2004. This weekend I read an old but interesting post on LinkedIn strategies. It divides LinkedIn users in four categories: Lions, will connect to anybody.

5 Companies Likely to Buy Coursera

LearnDash

Similar to Facebook, I think we can reasonably expect the user growth to incrementally increase as the “wannabees” drop out or are gobbled up by competitors. Nothing is really “free” (just look at modern day Facebook or YouTube as an example). Coursera was launched in April 2012, and one year later boasts 3.2 million users. Heck, in 2006 they bought 18!

The drama of Facebook

Learning with e's

The world''s largest and most successful social network, Facebook - celebrated its tenth anniversary in February 2014. billion users , and valued as the third richest company in the U.S., Facebook is a social phenomenon that cannot be ignored. One social anthropologist in particular might have had a great deal to say about the Facebook effect.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. 

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Social connectedness is essentially a measure of how people interact and to what end. Through experience, they’ve developed their own networks consisting of connections that span across organizational bounds. Such networks are characterized by influence, not authority. Not long ago, social connectedness ended at the boundary of the organization, or not far from it.

Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Another principle that resonated with me was, in my own words: Social networking is king. Social networking has been around since the dawn of time. However, the exponential growth of online platforms such as Facebook and Twitter has taken it to a whole new stratosphere. More than 100 million users log on to Facebook at least daily. technology. Yes we can.

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? By Dean Hawkinson. eLearning Blog

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.

Stuart Crabb of Facebook #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Facebook didn’t invent that, just created a great tool. What does it mean to be social? We’ve been doing social networking for millions of years. (He’s using Facebook timeline to tell the story). 1970 Marshall McLuhan ‘the medium is the message’ 1995 The Internet 2004 Facebook and the social graph – the social layer of the internet which allows people to connect and share. YOU are the censor of your own social graph. You are at the heart, the center of your social graph. Who is Facebook? It’s not new.

How to Make Work Fun: 7 Companies That Get it Right

Growth Engineering

We have put together seven case studies of different companies who all do something a little different which makes work even more enjoyable! 1: Hubspot – Rooftop Meetings. Hubspot started out as a small company in their CEO’s house. Brian, the CEO, believes that these meetings led to the company’s success. How to involve your LMS: The best LMS’ integrate a social platform.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. She was also listed in the Top 25 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media in 2013 and 2014. and others. THE INTERVIEW: 1. Idealistic?

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

The impact of social media has complicated matters. 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. Beyond breaking down barriers and creating informal learning moments, social media adds a level of transparency to leadership.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ The research isn’t heartening. We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. Some of the questions we had in mind were: What benefits does social learning offer to workplaces of today?

5 Reasons Your Company Needs to be Using Video

Visual Lounge

If you have experts retiring or moving on from your company, have them record workflows and best practices so that undocumented processes are not lost. If you’re looking for inspiration, see how Virgin Media is using video to retain knowledge at their company. Whether company-wide meetings or customer calls, you could be capturing them with video. Record meetings.

Quick Review of Izzui – The Facebook LMS

LearnDash

Facebook is being used for a whole lot more than comments and pictures these days. Not too long ago, an ambitious Facebook app called Izzui came about with the goal of allowing people the opportunity to create and sell training on the world’s most popular social networking platform. Naturally, Izzui cannot shake the Facebook branding, so it loses a bit of identity.

Why You Need Learning to Support Your Company Culture

eLearningMind

That’s because many organizations have the same overarching theme: whatever is done for employees is expressly for the benefit that it offers the company. While it’s true that this sensibility can give employees some amazing benefits, the idea that any work perk is only in place to help the organization’s bottom line doesn’t always reinforce a positive company culture. Instead, it sends the message that the company comes first and any benefit to the employee should circle back to the organization. Culture of Learning . An industry conference; a training meeting.

The 4 lessons Kid Fury teaches us

E-Learning Provocateur

Yes, the kid’s stunt was probably an innocent bit of fun, but I wonder if he would have done it had he loved the company? In this age of Web 2.0, if you don’t scan Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Foursquare and other forums for mentions of your brand, you don’t know what your customers (and prospective customers, and employees, and ex-employees) are saying about you.

Web 3.0 Social Network

Learning with e's

For many people the Social Web is simply far too complex to organise. Many of us have unwanted or unused Facebook, Myspace, Flickr or Bebo accounts 'out there' that we haven't visited or done anything with for a very long time. They fail to make optimum use of their social network because they don't know enough about its potential. thing and simply don't get it.

A Text-Book App for Facebook well…mostly for iPad

Kapp Notes

Kno (pronounced “Know&# ) is a company that produces an application to for digital text books for downloading onto iPads, eReaders, the web and now for Facebook. So Facebook textbooks make perfect sense in that context. wonder how this new textbook application is going to work with the Missouri law banning social network interactions between students and teachers.

Training Companies and LMS

Upside Learning

It changed the way Training Companies functioned. Post the economic downturn, Training Companies the world over were revamping the way they operated and the services they offered to their customers. Two years on, the LMS has taken a centre stage in Training Companies’ functioning and has grown to offer the right set of tools both for formal and informal learning.

Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

The companies who can manage it well will outperform those who don’t. And even younger employees are spending less time with one company. Civilian companies that can adopt a Navy-like approach to training will more easily weather heavy turnover and even help new employees get up to speed faster. Start building a culture of learning in your company. years. Edward E.

8 Hallmarks of Top E-learning Development Companies

CommLab India

Here are 8 features of a top e-learning company you should look for when making a choice. 1. reputed e-learning services provider will have at least 5-8 years of experience developing online courses for companies. Reputed e-learning companies upload case studies on their website that share examples of how they provided solutions to their clients. Experienced and Qualified Team.