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The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict. Seriously, it was nothing to participate on some level in no less than three twitter chats a week. However, there is something happening with the state of twitter chats that is making me less engaged than in years past, and has put me in a bit of a conundrum. What’s happening in the world of twitter chats today?

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with e's

Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me. An article on the BBC News site also shows why it pays to complain on Twitter. Twitter is seen by many as a valid indicator of public emotional and political temperature. Jobsworths. What if we left without it? Result.

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Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. It’s something that can also work for live courses in a hybrid learning scenario: Purdue University, for example, has been experimenting with an app that allows students to “backchannel” during class through Facebook and Twitter. Stay tuned for more e-learning tips and tricks, industry news and the occasional rant.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! Listed in alphabetical order, you probably won’t want to follow them ALL – but if you do, here is my ForPhilomaths Twitter list.

Facebook--Good for Your Memory: Twitter--Not So Much

Kapp Notes

A study recently released by Dr. Tracy Alloway of Scotland’s University of Stirling found that using Facebook stretches a person's “working memory” (short-term or recent memory), while Twitter, YouTube and text messaging tend to weaken it. Bad news for all you Twanker's in a Twance.* She states in the article, Facebook 'enhances intelligence' but Twitter 'diminishes it', claims psychologist The ''instant'' nature of texting, Twitter and YouTube was not healthy for working memory. ''On You don't have to process that information. Design

Why You Should be Using Twitter as a Learning Tool

OpenSesame

Twitter is starting to be utilized in classrooms and virtual-learning situations to supplement and encourage a shared learning experience. Twitter is a 140-character microblogging site. But Twitter isn’t just a casual experience shared among friends. Businesses are increasingly moving onto this platform to better communicate with their consumers, journalists are sharing their stories virtually instead of through traditional media, and Twitter is beginning to play an integral role in learning. Motivate students to follow the news. How do we learn?

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7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. There are so many chats going on in the fields of learning and training, and we even started our own Twitter chat , #TalkTech, back in January and have seen it steadily grow to become a consistent resource for idea sharing inside and outside our company. BLP NewsMore info.

7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. There are so many chats going on in the fields of learning and training, and we even started our own Twitter chat , #TalkTech, back in January and have seen it steadily grow to become a consistent resource for idea sharing inside and outside our company. BLP NewsMore info.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives. Twitter gets a bad rap. Blog this!

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Earlier this week, I attended a Twitter Camp billed Twitter is not for dummies. I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1. For example, I use Twitter as an international community of practice.

Join us! Snagit contest on Twitter: #TuesdayswithSnagit

Visual Lounge

Check the Twitter widget below…. TuesdayswithSnagit combines weekly themes, quick thinking, deadlines, and color commentary into a social contest on Twitter. Second, they use Snagit to add color commentary and annotations before uploading their picture to Twitter, sharing it with everyone. To get up and running, you will need a Twitter account and a copy of Snagit.

Jing Me, Tweet Me! Jing Direct to Twitter Coming Soon!

Visual Lounge

Especially when you only have 140 characters on Twitter. Soon, you'll be able to easily add visuals and screencasts to Twitter with the click of a button in Jing! There will be a Jing update on December 8 that will give you a fast and easy way to add your Jing screen captures and screencasts to Twitter! Set up a new Share button in Jing for Twitter. How will it work?

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Good News: Spending on Training Increasing

Mindflash

Obviously, this is great news for learning and development (L&D) professionals. You can follow him on Twitter or on Google+. In a recent Bersin by Deloitte study , spending on learning and development rose by 12% in 2012. In another study, 90% of CEOS said they plan to maintain or increase training budgets in 2013. So as it turns out, content might not be king. Speed.

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50 HR and Corporate Training Must-Follow Twitter Accounts

OpenSesame

If you are looking to expand your network, Twitter is a great place to start. For this week''s Productivity Wednesday, we''ve compiled a list of the top 50 Human Resources Twitter influences so that you can keep up to date on the latest news and trends within the field of HR.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. > If you believe that an e-Learning professional worths to be included in this list please write a comment with a link to his/her Twitter account. Thank you Christofher.

A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

Over the weekend the number of followers on my Twitter account, @C4LPT, passed 10,000 – so a big thank you to all of you who follow this account! Although in the Twitter world this is a relatively small number – compared with celebrities and other high profile accounts that have hundreds of thousands (even millions) of followers.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Twitter. What is Twitter and Why Should I Use It? Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. What is a PLN? 1968).

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Twitter. What is Twitter and Why Should I Use It? Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. What is a PLN? 1968).

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

This weekend there was a twitter conversation. Now, this tweet was asking specifically about the speakers being on twitter and no, you do not have to be on twitter (or any other platform) to function at your job. Some people are happy in their insular world where yesterday’s news is brought to you today by network news. Join twitter (or make better use of it).

Twitter Tributes to Jay Cross

Jane Hart

News of Jay’s death has quickly spread round the Twittersphere – and there have been some wonderful tributes to him. I’ve tried to capture them in this Storify. If yours is missing, let me know and I will add it in. View the story “Tributes to Jay Cross” on Storify]. Social learning

Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Twitter’s all the rage. I’ll have to admit, I have mixed feelings about Twitter (and much of the other social media). For example, the Articulate twitter page is a good resource for Articulate users since it provides news, tutorials, and links to helpful tips and tricks. With all that said, Twitter is a useful tool. And Twitter is great for that. today.

Saje Natural Wellness Elearning Journey

Learnkit

Follow Saje on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SajeWellness #SajeEssentials. Corporate Training NewsOne of the biggest challenges faced by high growth retail businesses is scaling in way that maintains culture. Having effective learning practices is key to maintaining a consistent and exceptional brand experience. – How elearning enhanced Saje’s learning content.

Making connections

Learning with e's

News of world events on Twitter and other large social media platforms have often stolen the march of the mainstream media, reaching hundreds of millions of people several hours ahead of any major media breaking news announcements. communication education learning social media teachers Technology Twitter user generated content YouTube References Castells, M. Jenkins, H.

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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education

Learnkit

Applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube have changed the way we communicate our ideas. News benefits of elearning elearning technology adoptionWe are living in the digital age. Technology has done a fantastic job of taking daily tasks and making them more efficient. With technology we can do almost anything, instantly! Bright!

Dear Twitter: Don’t Change Your Character Count

eLearningMind

First it’s the Facebook “dislike” button; could Twitter be the next social media giant to announce a big change? In a September 29 th article, re/code reported that Twitter is developing a product that would allow users to bypass the usual 140 character limit (to mixed opinions). As if to prove their intentions, Twitter also removed the 140-character limit in direct messaging.

The fame monster

Learning with e's

Can our worth be measured by the amount of Twitter followers we have or by how many +1s we receive on Google+? This number is calculated among other things, on an analysis of my recent web activity on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ over the last 90 days. I choose to follow people on Twitter on the basis of their biography as well as occasionally checking out who else follows them.

mLevel to Present at Venture Atlanta 2016

mLevel

For updates, join us on LinkedIn , follow us on Twitter , and visit our blog. Events News UncategorizedConference will showcase the South’s most promising technology companies. mLevel announced today it has been selected to present at Venture Atlanta 2016, the South’s premier event for connecting technology innovation and investment capital. Venture Atlanta will be held November 2-3 at the College Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The 32 early and venture stage companies were chosen from a large pool of applicants and will represent the region’s most innovative tech businesses.

Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?

Docebo

You can connect with Roberta on LinkedIn or Twitter @rgogos. Docebo Product & News ELELDocebo recently published a report in collaboration with Aberdeen Group entitled: The New 70:20:10: The Changing Face of Learning. This post is the first of a two-part series that examines how these leading organizations support learning in forward-thinking and innovative ways. About the study.

Better together: New apps and features for collaborating across devices

Visual Lounge

You can chat us up on Twitter or Google+ or any number of other channels. News & Events Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Mobile mobile video news news and events Release Snagit TechSmith Video The world of work and learning has changed. You move between more screens and connect with more people than ever before. Watch it on our YouTube channel. How to get it.

Paradiso LMS – A Result Driven E-learning Software!

Paradiso

The collaboration allows the learners to undergo training via social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Wikis, etc. Corporate Paradiso News best lms ellCarrying a rich experience in the e-learning domain, we bring to you an awesome LMS from Paradiso Solutions. We are a name to reckon with in the L&D industry, and it’s not us but our clients who back our claims.

ATD 2016 It’s a Wrap! (PT 4): David Smith

Learning Rebels

David Smith ( @dsvirtually ) and I have known each other for awhile now – we originally met via twitter! (Ah, Ah, the power of twitter a post for another day!) Conversations carry news, create meaning, foster cooperation, and spark innovation.” – Jay Cross. You can find David: twitter: @dsvirtually. ATD 2016 It’s a Wrap! Awesome things happen!

ATD 2016 It’s a Wrap! (PT3): Chris Coladonato

Learning Rebels

I invite every conference attendee to pull out those ATD 2016 business cards they got or review those that they started following on Twitter and come up with a plan for actively connecting with them in the coming weeks. . You can find Chris on Twitter: @ChrisCola and on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisacoladonato. Chris models all three of these tenets. YOUR TURN!

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Rethinking the Article as the Basic Unit of Journalism

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The first of these, chronologically, is a liveblogged review by Adam Tinworth of a News:Rewired conference session on liveblogging. A day later, Jeff Jarvis cited a number of examples of real-time news coverage that are leading him, as he put it, to. Then Monday Jenn Webb interviewed Cheezburger’s Ben Huh about his recently announced project to revitalize news coverage. If journalists aren’t open to real-time formats like liveblogging and Twitter, they are failing both themselves and their audience. It encourages sensationalism.”.

#EDENChat returns

Learning with e's

Last year, as the newly elected chair of EDEN''s Network of Academics and Professionals , I launched a new Twitter chat called #EDENChat. Please join us for an hour of informal discussion on the above topics, and do share this news with anyone you think might be interested! edenchat discussion EDEN education international learning NAP Technology Twitter 20.00 20.00 20.00 20.00