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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.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? 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. I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. Social media communities can now create communities for external learners – customers, resellers, technicians.

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well. Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. right into their courses and LMS.

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Instead she continues to describe other tools from Google (Wave and Docs), YouTube, TeacherTube and a half a dozen others. Also, follow "Social Media for Trainers" on the book's Facebook page and on on Twitter @SoMe4Trainers (use #SoMe4Trainers).

Social Media: Reinforce Your Brand

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Matt Sullivan    How do you determine if someone is a consumer of social media? Would you know a social media consumer if you saw one? if you're reading this, you are a consumer of social media. Social platforms like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook let you move content toward those who need it.  So if you have a message, how can you make social media work for you? Create a Social Media Indentity. The first step in a social media plan is to establish a presence for you and your brand.

Foching up social media

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s alive and well in modern corporations, perhaps most conspicuously in relation to social media. Many executives still don’t “get” social media. social media adaptability enterprise 2.0 Aviation is a good sport, but for the army it is useless. To be fair, we shouldn’t forget the context in which the statement was uttered.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). This post will focus on the middle part of the 70:20:10 model, social learning, and especially on the relationship between social learning and social media. Social learning means people. That's social learning at work: we learn new things that will help solve problems by watching others and by asking them to give us a hand. ” Gasp!

We’re Hiring! Social Media and Digital Marketing Analyst

LearnUpon

Drive consistent, relevant traffic and leads from our key social channels including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. Drive a social media influencer strategy. 3+ years Social media and email marketing experience. Deep digital marketing, social media, analytics and tracking capability. What will be my responsibilities?

Foching up social media

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s alive and well in modern corporations, perhaps most conspicuously in relation to social media. Many executives still don’t “get” social media. They see their daughters dilly dallying on Facebook; they hear their sons laughing at skateboard crashes on YouTube; they read about Charlie Sheen attracting 1 million followers on Twitter in a single day; and they learn about lonely hearts finding true love on Second Life – only to meet in real life and promptly break up. social media adaptability enterprise 2.0

The Value of Social Media in eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Over the last 10 years, the world of social media has grown substantially and influenced nearly every aspect of life. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Google+ have become our go-to tools to catch up on the news, gossip, and the lives of our friends and family. How can you maximize social media to find the latest eLearning trends and tips?

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. achieved an 18% boost in employee engagement.”

Social Media, Social Learning, & Curation: Resources Shared at #eACH2015

David Kelly

I had the pleasure of leading a workshop as part of the 2015 eACH Conference exploring Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation for Learning Professionals. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about social media and social learning. Specifically Mentioned Social Media Resources. Learning in a Social Workplace (Jane Hart’s blog). Additional Social Media Resources. 70:20:10 by Charles Jennings YouTube video. Twitter for Trainers: What Can You Do in 140 Characters?

Integrating The Top 5 Social Media Platforms Into Your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

Social media is an integral part of our lives. Each and every day we log on to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networks to catch up on the latest news and reach out to friends and family. Social media platforms can also be an invaluable tool in eLearning course design. In recent years social media sites have steadily risen in popularity.

Making connections

Learning with e's

One major phenomenon of the last decade has undoubtedly been the global and exponential rise of social media. Seeded at the turn of the century, the social web phase of Internet development promoted connections, participation, networked sociality. It didn''t take long for the emerging social networking services to gain massive worldwide subscriptions. Jenkins, H.

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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. I actively started using LinkedIn (my first social media site) in 2004. In the mean time I have added other social media like this blog (WordPress), Facebook and Twitter. I went from a Turtle to an Alley Cat.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning?

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! Hashtags are only good for twitter. Don’t start with or only use numbers: For some reason, hashtags like #123 don’t work in twitter.

The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Social media continues to grow, as do the discussions regarding its application within the realm of business and learning. There are various interpretations of social media, whether it is specific to networking and web 2.0 technologies or spans the use of any existing technology that enhances social relationships. Social media, however, has many benefits to business, especially the evident advancements in collaboration and communication. Let’s first review the term, “social media.” blogs, wikis, YouTube). tools (e.g.,

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Changing the learning landscape

Learning with e's

Changing the learning landscape is a one day workshop on social media and learning in higher education that will be held at the University of Warwick on April 24. Digital literacies (human attributes) and technology must work in tandem if we are to ensure the safe, appropriate and effective use of any social media tool. Unported License.

Is the pedagogy of MOOCs flawed?

E-Learning Provocateur

Almost immediately after I uploaded this preview to YouTube, someone on Twitter politely challenged me. Her counter argument was that the pedagogical devices that I cited – readings, online discussion forums, social media groups and local meetups – are the same learning and teaching functionalities available in any LMS. And the participants do participate.

Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

My previous article, Social media: It’s not about the technology! focused on the internal use of social media by employees to import and share knowledge inside the organisation. This article shifts its focus to the external use of social media by employees to export knowledge outside of the organisation. The big bad wolf. A complaint is a gift.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter. Here is where the problem becomes immediately evident: with cloud-based resources, Khan Academy videos, mobile learning applications, social media, and so on, most of our learning activities don’t actually take place inside an LMS. What is Tin Can? Why use Tin Can?

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Twitter: it's still about the connections

Learning with e's

The current consensus is that Twitter is for oldies, and that younger people (particularly those under 30) don't tend to use it. Whilst we must avoid sweeping statements, and accept that some young people do actually use Twitter on a regular basis, some recent polls such as the Pearson and Babson Survey have suggested that only 2% of teachers have used it to communicate with their students.

Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

Bottom-Line Performance

Our staff has had many a great conversation with RJ on Twitter and the relationship is yet another example of how powerful social media can be for connecting like-minded professionals within their fields. Enterprise Bring Your Own Device and what it means to mLearning: Learn more via the Youtube video Key Market Trends: Enterprise BYOD: IDC’s Steve Drake.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

Cultural hegemony is imposed as political doctrine largely through the state education system, but also via other means including print media and broadcasting. I emphasise here the power of participatory media to promote democracy and to a strengthening of the influence of the voice of the people. How does social media disrupt cultural hegemony? Not anymore. It will not.

More Social Media Marketing Tips

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George A couple of weeks ago I wrote about an excellent online Social Media Marketing course I took. Since then my interest has really been piqued (and my number of Twitter followers has jumped from just 5 to more than 100). I thought I might share a few more of the social media marketing tactics I'd learned through my Twitter connections. During the early stages of your social media marketing plan, use a website SEO grader like this one to see how your website stacks up and what you can do to improve its ranking.

Free Social Media Infographic Generator

Take an e-Learning Break

is a free social media infographic generator from Intel. is to create infographics based on your Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube activities. What About Me? The purpose of What About Me? The infographic created includes parts of your recent Facebook posts, when and what you post about on all three networks, and What About Me? even evaluates the average tone of your messages. When your infographic is complete, you can download it from What About Me? Check it out: [link

A little more conversation

Learning with e's

I went on public record several times this year to say that the best continuing professional development (CPD) I have ever received has been through Twitter. My Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the vehicle that carries me to this learning, and social media is the highway that enables me to get there. This learning can come in many forms. Unported License.

The 4 lessons Kid Fury teaches us

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I read about the Twitter misadventure at H&R Block whereby a call centre employee assuming the name “Kid Fury&# urged all his followers to phone in and ask for him. Most cases of negative social media that I am aware of were (or would have been) best dealt with through participating in the conversation. Twitter engagement kid fury Document your policies.

What Millennials Want from Member Education

Association eLearning

This question caught my eye in a recent association chat on Twitter. The rise of YouTube took the music videos that awed our parents’ generation and elevated them to another level. This is true for every form of media and entertainment today. What type of education offerings does the incoming generation want and how is what they want different from other generations? assnchat.

The Importance of Social Media for Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

From search engine marketing (SEM) , search engine optimization (SEO), direct mail, blogging, social media and more – there are numerous ways to get your name out there and communicate with your target audience. We’ve shared several articles on marketing tips in the past; however, today let’s focus on social media. Twitter. YouTube (if applicable). Google+.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. tools. Essentially, Web 2.0

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Share trading

Learning with e's

The entire social web is founded on freely shared content. Prior to the social web, public sharing wasn''t that common a theme. Sharing content for free was amplified into popularity by the advent of the social networks. The arrival of YouTube, Flickr and Slideshare and of course Twitter, made it easier to share than ever. What''s mine is mine. I''ll trade you.