Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014
AUGUST 26, 2014
Diigo is my social bookmarking option. Diigo automatically generates my ID and e-Learning bookmarks posts. Skype is one of my primary tools for keeping in touch with clients. If I have a question for them or they have one for me, a quick message on Skype can often keep a project moving. I use video calls and screen sharing regularly as well. Personal Learning.
Lessons Learned from the Past Year
JANUARY 14, 2011
Learners pull what they need from this repository as and when they need it, and also have access to experts and peers via blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. Multi-tasking and being constantly hyper-connected via email, texting, tweeting, Skyping, Facebooking, etc., is not conducive to deep, reflective learning. Online courses must die!
LMS vendors: R u hearing us?
SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style. surprisingly number of vendors who offer some form of social learning, whether it is the minimum – a FB like page, micro-blog, even some form of app sharing or collaborative tool, do not have any social media on their site. Social Media. social learning Global. Zippo.
How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2
Your Training Edge
JUNE 10, 2013
and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. According to a 2011 ASTD report , social media enables learning by providing platforms for people to exchange information, facilitating communication, personalizing the learning experience, and supporting informal learning. Web 2.0
MARCH 21, 2009
Before social media got hot, you could use simple search engines to see what people were saying about you, for example: Google “Jay Cross. Del.icio.us /jaycross. Skype /jaycross. Egoboo is a colloquial expression for the pleasure received from public recognition of voluntary work. Of course, first you’ve got to find where you are being recognized. SocialMention.
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The eLearning Coach
MARCH 8, 2010
It’s a way to broadcast and get updates with AIM buddies from all your social media. Skype. Skype is the software of choice for talking to people over the Internet, using a headset and mic. have some clients that prefer Skype rather than the phone, so I use it regularly and can vouch for its quality. Share this on del.icio.us. AUDIO RECORDING AND EDITING.
Social Grid Follow-up
MARCH 3, 2009
Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. asked via Twitter and in the session for other tools/methods that people use for Tapping into Your Social Grid.
5 great speakers from the AITD conference - a summary of ideas
MAY 12, 2010
write a blog, use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc but what did I know about Social Media really? I use it a fair bit and speak with business clients about how they can use social media to promote learning, however to be honest I still feel like a newbie with much of this! Hesitation to use social sites. 5. The role of Social Business Design with Anne Bartlett-Bragg.
Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market
NOVEMBER 5, 2010
will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development. If you are interested, please e-mail me or contact me via Skype at diego.studiocity with the item or items you would like to giveaway or offer for a drawing. In return for the giveaway, your name (the vendor) will be heavily promoted as part of the giveaway/drawing announcement on various social media sites, that I am part of it. Workday.
Reflecting on the first half of 2009
JULY 4, 2009
MacWorld : learning infrastructure and social network infrastructure are converging. Learning and social networks and customer communications and partner relations and marketing and sales aren’t islands. Some astute companies are exploring how a social learning community can remove barriers separating customer and corporation. Continued to get my social network act together: Flickr /jaycross. Del.icio.us /jaycross. Skype /jaycross. My new car is one year old! How did that happen? Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’ into the future. Winter 2009.