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Social media for engagement #jiscinform

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Whilst reading the excellent JISC Inform newsletter (I’ve not paid this enough attention in the past – I will from now on!) I read the article on ‘social media for engagement’ Go read it now! “The role of social media has the potential to extend beyond learning and teaching to support student engagement in the broadest sense. ” .

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. As a result, entire companies miss out on all of Facebook’s social learning benefits. Jeffrey A. topyx.com.

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. From a content marketing professional’s perspective, every eLearning platform should populate more than one if not all major social media platforms. As you jump hurdles and overcome issues in your social media deliveries, update your plan.

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.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

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. This all sounds great, but what is social learning and is it reliant on Facebook. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.

The honeycomb of social media

Origin Learning

Once you are into the honeycomb of social media, it is an entwined relationship as hundreds of avenues open up. Social Learning Social Media Can learning be Perceptive honeycomb of social media perceptive predictive progressive Social media functionality user generated content

Social Media Management Tools: Your Seven Absolute Must-Haves

InsiderHub

The post Social Media Management Tools: Your Seven Absolute Must-Haves appeared first on InsiderHub. Solutions Series best social media automation social media social media management

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. Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. This is my social media learning strategy. socialIn fact, such a policy really is part of your personal knowledge mastery. Let’s do this by platform. Facebook, is for me, the place I be me. Clark Quinn, not Quinnovation. right). They get the appropriate treatment.

Social Media for Research!

ZaidLearn

Here is the publication (slides) in advance: Social Media for Research! My key points in one slide: Welcome to the world of social media, where we can publish anytime we want ! Social_Media Facebook web2.0 Venue: International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lumpur SLIDES Why wait? Isn't that cool! Can't wait for that mission cool! KEY POINTS?

12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom

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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.

Social Media: Are there rules?

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Are there rules to using and working in / with Social Media? You may need to re-word a few of them so they’re more personal to you rather than a business or brand, but you’ll get the picture: The 36 Rules of Social Media. Related posts: Why do Universities use Social Media? Infographic: The Social Landscape.

Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Social Media Management Tools Photo Finish

InsiderHub

The post Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Social Media Management Tools Photo Finish appeared first on InsiderHub. Marketing Solutions Series best social media automation best social media tools Buffer Hootsuite social media management social media marketing social media marketing automation social media scheduling Social Media Tools

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

Jane Hart

My immediate response was to point to one of Erik Qualman’s videos on the Social Media Revolution, which although not specifically about learning show the impact that social media is having on education and learning in general. Social learningThis morning I awoke to find this tweet: Hi! Mark Oehlert (@moehlert) November 29, 2016. So here it is.

#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. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing. They are vital components of the web, and social media are important for education - because learning is essentially social and personal.

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!

social media: an unrealized opportunity

Learning and Working on the Web

But it’s so easy to add or remove friends on the internet that people fail to learn the real social skills, which you need when you go to the street, when you go to your workplace, where you find lots of people who you need to enter into sensible interaction with. Social media are very useful, they provide pleasure, but they are a trap.” You feel in control. Communities

Social Media for Staff: Legal Checklist

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This is a great reference guide, from JISC Legal,  for universities, colleges and learning providers to consider in relation to social media use by staff.  Download here:  Social Media for Staff: Legal Checklist. social media policy makes staff aware of their responsibilities, and defines social media broadly to include new technologies and mobile devices.

Why do Universities use Social Media?

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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.

50 Most Influential HE Professionals Using Social Media

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For a month or two JISC has been asking for names and nominations to a new list they’ve been producing – 50 Most Influential HE Professionals Using Social Media. ” The final 50 features outstanding cases of social media use that others could benefit from, and we will be looking to highlight some of this excellent practice in the weeks to come.” Related posts: Social media for engagement #jiscinform. Social Media in Academia. 12 ways teachers are using social media in the classroom.

How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks

Visual Lounge

Understanding how animated GIFs behave differently on each social media network can take some trial and error for social media marketers. NOTE: currently, Screencast.com direct media URLs ending in.gif do not work on Facebook. Why GIFs are gobbling up your social feeds (and why you should use them too) https://t.co/lYcWX9yI9e Facebook. Twitter. Instagram.

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. However, another 46 percent of surveyed talent development professionals said they were considering social learning for future use or had it in development, suggesting significant anticipated growth.

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons. What is Social Media? The social media technology just facilitates the connection.

Social learning is not the same as social media

Clive on Learning

I have noticed in recent discussions just how confusing it can get when social learning is regarded as synonymous with the use of social media. First of all, social learning pre-dates social media by thousands of years. We have always and always will learn socially. Secondly, social media has very many outcomes other than learning.

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.

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. Just like I am blogging now to delve into how I’ve learned from social media and my PLN.

Book Review: “Using Social Media in the Classroom” #edtech

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Regular readers will know I have an interest in using, and understanding how we can use, Social Media and Social Networks with students and learning. It is also about using the different tools and techniques for learning and Social Media and Social Networks are a valuable source of learning materials from many different cultures and backgrounds.

Social Media and the Classroom

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” “The nice thing about social networking is it allows you a sort of  an early warning about problems, and it also allows you a continuous process that shows what students are learning. In which case it’s up to each professor to basically understand the role in the social networking world, but also understand exactly how you want to use social networking.

eBooks could be the future of Social Media

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“In the future, e-books will act just like social networks. According to the article, and Grothaus’ interview of Readmill CEO Henrik Berggren, eBooks are soon to be a mini social network all on their own: contained and managed within the eBook ‘environment’ and by the users. and bring books, social media, networking, community, etc. ” .

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The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise. What do you use to manage the content from your social media stream?

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. Having said that.

Social Media Policy

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A previous post of mine ( Policies for Staff use of Social Media and Social Networks ) from June 2010 has received some interest and reposting on Twitter lately. “A short video for staff of the Department of Justice (Victoria, Australia) explaining the key elements of their social media policy.” Presentation: ROI of Social Media.

Solutions for learners with #disabilities using specific #social media

Ignatia Webs

Karel Van Isacker from PhoenixKM and VIPI just gave a presentation on social media in an accessible learning perspective. The reason of interest was his focus on the actual usability of a broad range of alternative social media tools that people with disabilities need to use in order to actually access social media. I had no idea and I am very grateful that Karel got me so excited.

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. Social Media Fatigue set in. social media SoMeFat

Using Social Media ‘safely’ #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

Using social media is easy. Using social media wisely is not quite so easy. Using social media safely is harder still. Take a look at this infographic  on how burglars are using social media to find and exploit you: How Burglars Are Using Social Media (Infographic). Related posts: Why do Universities use Social Media?

So You Just Facebook All Day? Screenshots and Social Media Marketing

Visual Lounge

Social media marketers are often misunderstood. When I describe what I do as ‘social media’ my friends and family immediately start the jokes about browsing Facebook all day and getting paid for it. But as fellow social media marketers know, it’s not just nyan cat and double rainbow memes ALL the time…. Tips & How To's screenshots Snagit Social Media