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Review of Linkedin Learning

eLearning 24-7

That I’d be honored with such a retort as the one above, from a salesperson at a booth at ATDTK17.  At the “Linkedin Learning” booth no less. Once the individual found out that I wrote a blog, the wanted to clarify that it was not “Linkedin’s view’ the future of learning is AICC, rather it was their own personal view. Linkedin Learning.

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.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution. So, how can eLearning professionals include informal learning in their training curriculum?

5 Ways to Make Your Business Stand Out on LinkedIn

OpenSesame

According to this year’s 2015 Content Marketing Institute (CMI) Report , LinkedIn is not only the most used form of social media for B2B marketing but is also rated as the most effective social media platform. In an age of social media overload, it is easy to get lost in the mix so we’ve put together 5 quick tips to make your business stand out on LinkedIn: Add Video Content. While adding written content is important, featuring videos on your LinkedIn page provides more engaging material. Join & Participate in LinkedIn Communities. Create a Showcase Page.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. No social learning, no informal learning, nothing about connecting learning to the business. Now it’s about, “how quickly can I access/find the correct information. ” – Andrew Scivally. ” — Gene Levinson.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

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? wrote about the strategies and benefits of working out loud earlier here and here. Published on 08-Sep-2015.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Gather and compile this information for reporting purposes. have found it to be very useful information and also something which can be practiced in your own organization. started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Within that group, more than one-third either do not have a LinkedIn profile, or have fewer than 100 connections. This article discusses why LinkedIn is in a better position to invoke interest among enterprises.  .

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

None of this information is new. LinkedIn has tied up with Coursera to facilitate direct publication of these certificates to one’s profile. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles. The world has gotten complicated. We live in an age of dramatic oxymoron – unemployment is high yet there is a talent shortage. It is no surprise that skills required to meet this changing trends are in woefully short supply.

Top 3 Informal Learning Tips

Trivantis

Do your employees struggle to keep up with all the latest trends, new data and constantly changing business information? Informal learning helps employees stay knowledgeable and ready for industry shifts. Want to initiate more informal learning in your organization? Use a flexible LMS that facilitates social and informal learning. Check out these tips! Start the trend.

Social Media: Creating a LinkedIn Summary That Gets You Noticed

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    There is an art to creating a strong LinkedIn profile. One of the most powerful assets in your LinkedIn profile is the Summary. It was long ago, but that one event on my resume or LinkedIn profile is a conversation starter, more than any other.   Weave your story,  including snippets from the information you gathered in earlier steps.

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. Is my information safe with them? Will my boss get to see my drunken photos?”.

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. Is my information safe with them? Will my boss get to see my drunken photos?”.

How To Ace The Informational Interview

OpenSesame

While scouring the job market for a future full-time position, people often forget the value of the informational interview, especially for someone undecided about a field or unconfident about their resume. Though the informational interview won’t directly land a job, it certainly will help advance any job seeker’s search. What’s the difference between an informational interview and a traditional job interview? In the case of an informational interview, there’s typically no job opening. Getting an informational interview takes a bit of work. Interview

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

As learning in the workplace becomes increasingly informal, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance. We share knowledge on Twitter, contribute to discussions on LinkedIn, read books, write blogs, comment on blogs, subscribe to industry magazines, share links to online articles, watch videos, and participate in MOOCs.

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3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

There is a lot of information flowing through twitter at any given time by any number of people. Join LinkedIn groups and here’s the catch with joining any group… BE ACTIVE. You may think this is an oddball choice – but a lot of L&D peeps hang there and a lot of good information is being curated. LinkedIn is the obvious starting point. Walk the talk ? Boring !

Is Tin Can API Lipstick on the SCORM Pig?

Living in Learning

EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support Technology Experience API informal learning just enough just for me just in time LinkedIn performance support performer support social learning Tin CanLast week [October 25th] I had the distinct privilege of sitting in on the Tin Can API break-out session that was presented by Aaron Silvers of ADL. I’m not sure of his exact title, but his role was in a leadership capacity on the Tin Can API project. His business card says “the Beard”…and while that was accurate, I still don’t know his real title. Wow, was I wrong!

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A Dozen Ways To Promote Informal Learning

CLO Magazine

It happens informally, between employees and peer groups. Learning management systems and learning content management systems are the centerpiece for many learning departments, but most organizations are unaware that these systems have capabilities to support informal learning. Learning leaders can support informal learning within systems, but all solutions are not rooted in technology. What follows are 12 ways to engage a workforce in informal learning tactics. 1. Tailor information to each workers’ needs. Record informal learning activities.

Tin Can & Performer Support – “Just Enough – Just in Time – Just for Me”

Living in Learning

EPSS Performer Support informal learning learning shift LinkedIn performance support performer support SCORM Tin CanHave you ever explained something to someone who is either hearing it for the first time or is still trying to get their head wrapped around the concept? You know how they will nod slowly in seeming agreement while looking off into the ether and saying dreamily, “Yeah…” really, really slowly?” That far-off look is confirmation that they are indeed interested and yet remain clueless for the most part.

Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning. In this section, we focus on how learning has pervaded every sphere of life in a manner that is informal and social. This goal is not a Utopian one. Let’s look at a scenario.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.” Jonah Lehrer suggests the danger of too much information is “it can actually interfere with understanding.” Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Wesley points us to a post by Kevin Washburn “TMI! Because the brain has a do-it-yourself attitude toward learning.

Social Media for Informal Learning: Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and similar common applications weren’t primarily designed for informal learning—and may not offer the most powerful and targeted uses of the media in this context. Click here to read full version

Hot New 3-Hour Mini Course: Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Whether you are in the market for a new job, just starting your career, or are a well-established professional, LinkedIn is one of the most important tools for establishing your online presence. During this class, you will learn to use the most powerful features of LinkedIn to get your profile noticed. More information Live, online, and 100% interactive! 3-hours of content. and just $79! Good practices from the start help you to “brand” yourself & determine what kind of message you want to offer about yourself to the world. Who Should Attend?

Selling Performance Support In-House

Living in Learning

Change Leadership Continuous Learning EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support Sustained Capability informal learning integrating performance support just in time learning at point of work learning strategy LinkedIn performance support performer support PSO training versus knowledgeIntegrating Performance Support (PS) as part of a corporate learning strategy is one of the toughest sales we will ever have to make. The advent of Experience API [a.k.a.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? We all recognize Internet search as one way we find information. Developing knowledge also includes synthesizing ideas by combining the new information with our existing knowledge to generate new concepts. So too are our personal learning networks.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

“Breakneck speed” is a term that can best describe the explosion of data and information in the current digitally-disruptive era. What would your reaction be if you were informed that typically, 253 translators are needed to anticipate all the pairwise possibilities of translation work of 23 official languages of 27 member countries of the EU?What billion annually?What jm15S1QmOTw.

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

Social Learning

Vincent Flango is a PMI-certified government contracts manager for General Dynamics Information Technology and a senior Instructional Systems Designer. He can be reached through his  LinkedIn profile or email at vflango@yahoo.com. performance support continuity books EPSS gaming Gena Taylor General Dynamics Information Technology job aids LinkedIn Maestro eLearning Trainer Talks Vincent FlangoHe is a recurring speaker at educational technology conferences. What ways can organizations fight against this dilemma? The problem itself is easily solved.

Curation: Making Sense of Digital Information

The Peformance Improvement

So much information; so little time. We are inundated with email, tweets, blog posts, Linkedin updates and comments, Facebook news feeds and messages, rss feeds, in addition to old-tech media like newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio.  It’s more than the human brain can comprehend. Technology allows consumers of information to also be curators of information.

2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

Launched Our LinkedIn Group: 2014 also saw the launch of the Learnnovators LinkedIn group. It is aimed at aiding our team members with ubiquitous access to our QMS information (such as Checklists and Job Aids). 2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). And, it has earned us many an insight from thought leaders who travelled along with us in our quest for knowledge. We launched this campaign on 15th November 2013 as part of our tenth anniversary celebrations. How would people learn in future?

An Evolving Ground Zero for Training Solutions

Living in Learning

Continuous Learning EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support informal learning learning at point of work LinkedIn moments of learning need new training paradigm performance support tipping point for training training evolution work contextDramatically increased urgency to remain competitive, regardless of business specialty, has come upon us in the form of continuous velocity – of continuous demands for flawless performance – of continuous demands for agility to adapt to an ever-changing competitive and regulatory work environment. We are facing a tipping point.

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Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Learners prefer lectures with a more informal feel. This finding will probably come as a surprise: Learners engaged more with informal video lectures delivered by an instructor seated behind a desk than with videos produced in a multimillion dollar studio and featuring an instructor standing behind a podium. Provide learners with tools to review information.

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

posted this conundrum to Reddit’s Google Cardboard subreddit and to one of LinkedIn’s virtual reality discussion groups, both in vain. THE DEVICE. The ROI for Google Cardboard is through the roof. For about $20, you gain access to a world of wonder. Some brilliant Cardboard apps are available at Google Play. foresee biotech companies leading the way on this. 360° VIDEOS. These are great!

Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!!

Learnnovators

It doesn’t matter whether it is useful or not, it is still information that I learned from a couple minutes of conversation. Mediums like LinkedIn, Twitter and other social and enterprise networks have brought about big strides in this field but the best mode of social learning is still going out there and experiencing things first hand, or talking to someone. “ Veritas Vos Liberabit! – The truth shall set you free!”. clearly remember the first time I heard these words. To me, it sounded like a magic spell. Fast forward a decade and a half. Even when I am in no mood for it.

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Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

We are all struggling with the ever-increasing amount of information that we need to manage. Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow. Curators (people not software) who filter information for you. This still leaves me with a lot of information to go through.