Social media in the UK 2010

Clive on Learning

This great little video from SimplyZesty , an agency specialising in Online PR and Social Media based in Dublin, contains some fascinating stats about social media usage in the UK.

Social Media Webinar

Kapp Notes

Join me and Brent Schlenker on Thursday (December 16) for a webinar called “ Breaking Down Social Learning’s Brick Wall. &# The webinar is free and sponsored by Meridian Knowledge Solutions. Why are most corporations still so hesitant to tap into social learning on the job?

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.

Switch for social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Even though I am now not using the field as consciously as when I was guiding organisational change trajectories, I feel when I work on introducing social media I may apply it too and could improve. Anyhow I also bought 'organisatiedynamica' by Thijs Homan and it's competing with social media for trainers by Jane Bozarth for my attention. So what happens if we apply these ideas about change to introducing social media in organisations?

Social Media for Trainers: Blog Book Tour Stop #5

Learning Visions

The Social Media train in on the move – and here we are at stop #5 of the Social Media for Trainers: Techniques for Enhancing and Extending Learning, (2010), Pfeiffer blog book tour. What is Social Media for Trainers?

MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success

Kapp Notes

Called Social Media and Student Success:Leveraging Social Learning Tools. Extend student learning beyond the traditional classroom by leveraging the creative power of social media tools to foster student success, learning, and engagement.

UL Fun-e-toons: The World of Social Media

Upside Learning

Related posts: Social Media Libraries for Flash UL Fun-e-toons: eLearning By Pages. Tags: Humor Funny Toons Social Media Social Media World The World of Social Media UL Fun Cartoon UL Fun e toons

Social Media Revolution

Tony Karrer

Here are some of the stats from the video: By 2010 Gen Y will outnumber Baby Boomers….96% 96% of them have joined a social network Social Media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity on the Web 1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. Great video similar to Did You Know?

How not to do social media

E-Learning Provocateur

Grace was busting social media myths when she mentioned a brand that piqued my interest: Bubble O’ Bill. You approached social media in the spirit that was intended, and now you are reaping the rewards. Whose social media strategy will you adopt?

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up.

Social Media - What’s the Impact

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve been talking all month about Web 2.0 - but we haven’t talked all that much about social media. The facts in this video support the idea that this social media thing is a revolution in the way we communicate, not just an incremental adjustment. I liked this video enough to send it to my husband via e-mail – and also to post it to my facebook page, where a friend posted back this link to an article about how social media is being used.

Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

Last week I had a presentation around using Social Media and Web 2.0 That said, I thought it would be worthwhile for me to collect a few of the resources that provide good starting points that can help Knowledge Workers improve their performance using Social Media. tools to improve your performance as a knowledge worker. One of the questions that always comes up is: How do I find more information to help me get started?

Association Technology: The LMS & Social Media

Web Courseworks

Secondly, with the expansion of social networking and other technologies, it is becoming increasingly important to stay on top of these trends and develop a greater understanding of their implications now and in the future for your organization.

“Seeding” Social Media for Engagement

Kapp Notes

The other day someone emailed me with a question of how to get social media usage going in an organization. Here are a few suggestions, First, I often “seed&# the use of a social networking tool with a basic question like “What do you think [this tool] can do for us?&# The people have to answer the question about using the social media tool with the social media tool (Discuss the use of a wiki, within a wiki).

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? See, it is social learning. expo clearly shows and some argue that social media some grew up within the web 2.0

The Science of Social Media Marketing: What do people share?

ID Reflections

I don't usually upload videos directly, but this one from O'reillyMedia on the The Science of Social Media Marketing is a must watch for all interested in using Social Media to reach out, influence, spread ideas, create memes. meme social media marketing Web 2.0

Book review: Social media for trainers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Hence I was thrilled to find Jane Bozarth's book: Social media for Trainers. I'm following a lot of social media buzz, a lot is by marketeers. The opportunities to expand community conversations and personal learning networks are huge with social media.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. 8th, 2010).

Social media – big in 2010 for L&D…or not

From the Coleface

At this time of year, there’s loads of commentators talking about emerging trends in L&D in 2010. Chances are that you’ve read a few that say that social media will be the big thing, and in particular the use of on-line communities to share learning. Take a moment to think about what motivates people to use social media in their personal lives.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media? social media elearning

Social Media Tracking the Nation's Mood

Kapp Notes

Check out this video showing how researchers used Tweats to determine the mood of the country and individual states. A few highlights from the research: The "early morning and late evening" have the "highest level of happiness."

Social Media Day – What’s Your Policy?

GO1

Did you know that June 30 is Social Media Day? In 2010, Mashable launched Social Media Day as a way to recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication. The post Social Media Day – What’s Your Policy?

2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

As 2010 draws to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap my blog posts during the year. Social media. • Social media: It’s not about the technology! • Social media: Prevention is better than cure.

Employee Orientation programs are perfect partners for social media

Spark Your Interest

There are people who are really interested in helping organizations deal with social media for external purposes – marketing, product development, user communities, and then there are those that are more interested in helping organizations figure out how to incorporate social media internally – learning, user support, communities of practice and so forth. How can you continue to tell the same story using social media?

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. Social Media for Trainers is a practical, intelligent book teaching trainers how to effectively utilize technology for real learning outcomes."

Social Media’s Impact on Workplace Communication & Learning

G-Cube

Social Media is here to stay. Social Networking surely has its benefits. ’ So, while Social Media is definitely useful for a workplace, has it made its impact on learning or training? Its still early days, and the potential of social learning in the workplace is still to be tapped. That brings us to what Vivek Pandey had to say on the topic – ‘From learning perspective, social networking in itself is just sheer time wastage.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. 8th, 2010).

10 Social Media Rebuttals

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart posted a tongue-in-cheek video by Ron Desi of 10 reasons why you should not have social media in the organization, and is collecting rebuttals. I figured I should weigh in, so as not to be left out ;), but I’ll go on and list 10 reasons why you should want social media in your organization that aren’t aligned with the reasons not to! Social media is a fad. Social Media is a time waster. Tags: social

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. Related articles: Look Inside "Social Media for Trainers" (simbeckhampson.posterous.com).

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social E-Mail - Google Buzz.

FDA and Social Media. Maybe a Model for Others

Kapp Notes

The next frontier, it appears, is social media. The FDA back in November 2009 had a meeting to gather input about the use of Social Media to represent products and inform the public.

Social Media and E-Learning Survey

eLearning 24-7

As an analyst with Brandon Hall, I am conducting a survey on Social Media and e-learning. Here is the link to the survey: Social Media and E-Learning From the results of the survey, I will be writing up a report, with recommendations, which will be available to Brandon Hall members. That said, I am asking readers of this blog, if they could take a few minutes to complete the survey.

Knowledge Summit--Talking about Social Media But, Will it Blend?

Kapp Notes

This year I will be speaking on the topic of Social Media and its use in organizations with tight compliance regulations and what lessons those organizations can take from others. Today and tomorrow I will be at the 7th annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit.

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Social Media – Followed by an example. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz.

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Social Media Marketing: Putting The Pieces Together

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Somewhere along the line I'd convinced myself that I was a social networking whiz. Last week I attended Mary Gillen's two-day, online Social Media Marketing class. I've come to realize that if I thought I knew a lot about social networking for business before Mary's class, it must be incredibly daunting to someone who knows, right off the bat, that they're not up to speed. by AJ George.

The Social Media Cigarette Break

Clark Quinn

He opined that the new ‘cigarette’ break was the social media break where employees will stand outside with their mobile phone and check in on their social networks. The reason, of course, being that their companies block social media access via their IT infrastructure. I remember this because the company asked that the vendor turn off the email system as they didn’t want folks frittering away time being social.

Social Media for Trainers (by Jane Bozarth)

Clark Quinn

Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers is a wonderfully handy, and important, book. It succinctly introduces why you would want to think about social media to augment training, introduces several of the major social media tools that represent categorical differences, and, for each, focuses on practical explanations about the tools, pluses and minuses, and classic ways to use them before, during, and after learning events.