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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.

Social Media in Academia

Dont Waste Your Time

Announced this week, the ETNA (Enhanced Training Needs Analysis) 2012 survey has found that “nearly three quarters of academics in further education agree that social media tools enhance the quality of the learning experience.” However, the survey also identifies a strong need for staff training in the use of social media.” Social Media Policy.

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. understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone.

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 Policy

Dont Waste Your Time

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.

Social Media for Research at SNDT (Webinar)!

ZaidLearn

Vasudha Kamat (Vice Chancellor, SNDTWU) invited me recently to do a webinar ( 11 May ) entitled '' Social Media for Research '' for the Online Course in Research methodology for PhD scholars at the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women''s University (SNDTWU), India. However, what about using social media for academic research and sharing scientific knowledge?

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 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.

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.

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

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. 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?

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 for Research & Knowledge Sharing at USM!

ZaidLearn

Also, looking forward to do at least 3 social media experiments with the participants, and it will be interesting to see how they respond to the challenges. SEMINAR DESCRIPTION Today, more than a Billion people use Facebook, and more than 200 million use Twitter actively to connect, network, interact and share with one another. University Social_Media Seminar research OER/FRE

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).

Competition Finalist 4: Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation Tools for Social Learning in the Workplace

eFront

Scoop.it is a one-stop shop for social media and content curation publishing. When you post on your topic page, you can easily share to your social networks including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. Learnist is the latest social media curation tool for education , still in beta! Mentormob is a social media startup curation tool who make learning online free and accessible to the entire world. SymbalooEdu is a social media curation tool, great resource for teachers. This post was submitted by Duma Cornel Lucian. 1.

Policies for Staff use of Social Media and Social Networks

Dont Waste Your Time

Does your employer / Institution have a policy for the accepted use, by staff, for how they can use Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare, YouTube, WordPress, etc)? Here a are a few I found; DePaul University – Social Media Guidelines: Social Media Working Group. SAP -  Social Media Guidelines 2009. Check them out.

Presentation: Social Media #BUCareersForum

Dont Waste Your Time

the slides (including YouTube videos) were well received and sparked an interesting debate that continues from the debate and comments received after previous presentations on Social Media. Myself and Deborah Sadd ( @deborahsadd ) received the brief of developing a 40 minute workshop that would; “inform students on the benefits and disadvantages on social media.

The Internet (in real-time) Infographic

Dont Waste Your Time

Related posts: Infographic: The Social Landscape. Social Media in Universities (Infographic). Social Network Educational Technology Facebook Infographic Learning Technology Pinterest Social Evolution Social Learning Social Media Twitter Video YouTube We all love infographics (well, I do. Power of the Internet.

#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 1

In the Middle of the Curve

Our clients are starting to talk about social media. Social Media Analytics for Higher Education - Stephane Hamel International Institute of Business Analytics - the group that does CCBA and CBAP certification (Introductions - small group in this workshop) What is the value that we put on the outcome of social media? - Not just return on investment but return on engagement In traditional orgs - spend a ton of money on the tools, but they haven't spent the money on the skillset or the culture change. How do you personally use social media?

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 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. Follow "Social Media for Trainers" on the book's Facebook page and on on Twitter @SoMe4Trainers (use #SoMe4Trainers).

Social Media for small businesses

Adventures in Corporate Education

Since I do social media in an Enterprise company, many times my friends, family, and owners of the small businesses I frequent ask me for help getting started in social media. thought I’d put together a quick primer so my friends and families could have a place to start when it comes to social media. If you want to use social media for your biz, you need to incorporate it into your business plan. The content you add to social media spaces should be crafted in line with your other marketing efforts. Twitter.

Using Social Media for Research (APAME 2012)

ZaidLearn

Using Social Media for Research ' will be presented on the 2nd September (Insya-Allah) at the APAME Convention 2012. ABSTRACT Today nearly a Billion people use Facebook, and more than 500 million use Twitter to connect, share and interact with one another. Social Media today is impacting every aspect of our lives whether it is our social, working, education or family life.

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

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

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. 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?

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.

Learning through a “dressed up” YouTube channel?

Dont Waste Your Time

“The Khan Academy is a dressed up YouTube channel and purportedly the statistical tracking and indication of “progress” is what is driving any sense of engagement. Social Media and Short Attention Spans.  Related posts: PowerPoint: embedding YouTube video. eLearning Khan Academy Video YouTube No, I don’t buy it either. Was it something I was missing?

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?

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.

Using Twitter to Transform the Classroom!

ZaidLearn

"Whereas people might spend a long time composing a comment to a blog post or engage in lengthy, in - depth conversation on a discussion board, Twitter invites more in - the - moment interactions. So, perhaps my interesting family or baby photos sparked her to invite me to be part of the blog book tour for her new book entitled ' Social Media for Trainers '. Right? THANK YOU!

Presentation: Social Media & how (students) can survive online

Dont Waste Your Time

I’ve been lucky enough so far this term to be involved with two sets of students, both under-graduate first years (one unit called ‘Professional Studies’ even), and with both sets I have been surprised and slightly worried about the level of understanding they have about their use of Social Media, and how the little things can make a difference.

Digital Distraction

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” The article ‘ Your smartphone could be turning you into a lousy friend – even when you’re not using it ‘ is as much about the social impact of the always-on connections we have through our mobile devices as it is about how we manage them. – to a lot of time – YouTube or iPlayer videos, games, Kindle books, etc.

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. This 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?

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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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.,

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

Social Learning

While Cisco’s success may be partly attributable to the ability of social media to effectively eliminate distance, you don’t need to be a multi-national to reap the benefits.  So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0 times the earnings per share growth rate compared to their industry counterparts.  Blog this!

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. 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. Turtles, will only connect to people they know really well.

Your Digital Footprint, your future

Dont Waste Your Time

I’ve spoken and written about social media and how we (ab)use it for personal and professional networks, and how it can take on a life of it’s own without any of us knowing about it. The best examples of social media or sharing/liking something gone wrong are often the one’s where someone has made a right royal muck-up. YouTube: Flame Fart Kid.