Social Media Revolution 2011 Video

Jane Hart

The 2011 revision of the well known video by Erik Qualmann. “Part of the world’s most watched Social Media video series; “Social Media Revolution&# by Erik Qualman. This is a shorter version that includes new social media statistics for 2011.

2011 Social Media for Learning Report

Jane Hart

Yesterday, the E-Learning Guild announced the release of this report, in which Jane Bozarth analyzes eLearning Guild research on the latest trends in adoption and usage of social media for learning.

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Social Media @ Work video

Jane Hart

Another social media video – this one from Red Sky Vision. Social Media @ Work from Red Sky Vision on Vimeo Tweet.

Social media extremism

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, some of them have been blogging and tweeting about the role of social media in driving the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. Good centuries-old social networking. Put it this way: learning would still happen in the workplace if social media did not exist.

Social Media and the Smart Worker

Jane Hart

Social media is affecting all our lives – it has disrupted countries and it is unsettling organisations. The more powerful part is how social media is being used to enhance informal social learning.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment.

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. Social Media Chats Jumpstart the Conversation.

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. Help them make the mental leap from what social media is currently being used for (at least in their world) to what it could be used for – particularly in terms of customer service, sales, marketing, public relations, communication, engagement, collaboration and innovation.

The Smart Worker : learning continuously with social media

Jane Hart

In the first of my blog posts on helping L&D department move forward, I want to focus on how we can help others learn continuously using social media. Essentially it covers 4 main areas: 1 – Finding and using content on the Social Web. Tweet.

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

For the latter, I was asked to address the question: “what businesses can learn from allowing employees to access social networking sites, and how allowing social networking can benefit businesses?&# If you block social media at work, they’ll take the ‘social media cigarette break’ and step outside with their phones (you can’t stop the signal), because they need their network to answer questions, share ideas, and more.

The Smart Worker’s Guide to Social Media

Jane Hart

The revolution that is social media means that everyone can now have access to the Social Web and a range of services and applications to support their own as well as their team’s learning, performance and productivity. Social learning

Social Media Metrics

Clark Quinn

I continue to get asked about social learning metrics. But I digress… So, let’s say you are interested in seeing what social media can do for your organization: what are you not seeing but need to? If you’re putting in a social media system into a call center, maybe you want reduced time to problem solution, fewer customer return calls on the same problem, etc. social strategy

Countering Social Media Fatigue (SoMeFat)

Learning Visions

In these days of Social Media, many of us live increasingly in the public eye. I love Social Media. If you’re big into Social Media you may have started feeling Social Media Fatigue (it’s a new syndrome I’ve invented, shortname: SoMeFat).

My Guides to using social media

Jane Hart

For those of you who have been waiting for the eBook version of my Social Learning Handbook, you will be pleased to note that it is now available. This book is intended for Workplace Learning Professionals and in Part 1 considers the emergence of social media, its impact on workplace learning, the range of [.]. Books Facebook Twitter

Social Media Strategy thoughts

Clark Quinn

What is a social media strategy for outreach? I’m mentioning these as two of the most viable and visible tools for social media engagement. If an organization is on social media, and increasingly they should be, it needs to be interactive. social strategyReally, it’s about demonstrating your thinking, your values, and background. It’s about interacting with appropriate people in ways that reflect who you are.

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. Corporate social networks e-Learning linkedin Social networks

Org Development and Social Media

Clark Quinn

With my ITA colleagues, I’ve been looking at how to help organizations broaden the scope of the learning function to include informal and social learning, and leverage them to make organizations more successful. And, given that it’s not about the technology, it ends up being a lot about how to create environments where social media can be used effectively. social strategy

How to use social media to work and learn smarter – in 30 days

Jane Hart

The next intensive 30-day programme will take place 1-30 March 2011. Every day for 30 days we will focus on a different social technology or tool for working and learning smarter in your organization. The programme is intended for those working in L&D in organizations, and is free to purchasers of the Social Learning Handbook. Use of social media

Social-Media-Coaches.com – supporting the use of social media in the workplace

Jane Hart

I recently set up Social.Media.Coaches – as a sister site of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) website – to address the growing demand for support in the use of social media in the workplace – whether it be for learning, working or marketing.

Associations’ Mission to Teach: Social Media vs. Formal Education

Web Courseworks

Social media discussions have become a common way to obtain information. Relying on listservs to share information among a community of practitioners has evolved into launching social media networks. eLearning association distance learning elearning formal education Google instructional design Jon Aleckson social media Web CourseworksIn the midst of the Digital Age, we have instant access to knowledge that was once difficult or impossible to find.

20 hot resources for customer-facing social media

E-Learning Provocateur

Someone asked me recently where they can learn more about customer-facing social media; or in other words, social media used to engage externally with customers rather than internally with colleagues. Social Media Club. 7 Australian Social Media Examples & Case Studies. Social Media Marketing Industry Report. Social Media 101. The Business of Being Social. Social Media Today.

10 steps for working smarter with social media

Jane Hart

The script for my presentation together with images of the slides I used can be found here: 10 steps for working smarter with social media. I’ve just finished a webinar for the UK-based Learning & Skills Group. Webinar

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

Dashe & Thomson

In no realm has this been more evident than in our constant encouragement of the use of internal social media networks as a crucial benefit-multiplier for any employee training project. So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0

Social media and its impact on workplace learning OR how the Smart Worker works and learns

Jane Hart

Social media is affecting all our lives – it has disrupted countries and it is unsettling organisations. The more powerful part is how social media is being used to enhance informal social learning.

January 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

I’ve started off my 2011 Reading List, and this blog posting highlights my top 3 must-reads for January 2011.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

So, here’s my leap from that “over-the-partition” informal learning scenario to how social media can support social learning: YouTube (in other words, video learning). Guess who else is getting in the social media game? Social Media.

March 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

In terms of my professional reading, I added around 25 articles to my 2011 Reading List, but here are 3 that I’ve marked as must-reads. I manage my family, team, career, and social needs effortlessly. You can see the 2011 Reading List here. Social Learning Community.

Sighting Seeing Social Media at #ASTDL20

Learning Visions

It was a great conference for a number of reasons: Focused on ONE topic – social learning. As someone who’s been living and breathing Social Media for awhile now, it was great to step back and see what a wide world it really is and how wide the spectrum of usage actually is.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media can reach different audiences: New employees and recently trained can now connect with each other Expert employees who got missed by training – now have a way to contribute and can become mentors and coaches.

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

More and more often we meet trainers and facilitators who are working mainly face-to-face and would like to use the opportunity of social media to facilitate more online because it may enhance the quality of your trajectory. Social media form an integral part of the learning trajectory.

May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

But first a review of May 2011. Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work , Tom Gram, Performance X Design, 4 May 2011. Roles in communities of practice , Joitske Hulsebosc, Lasagna and chips, 9 May 2011. The Client knows best , CLO Magazine, 26 May 2011.

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Social Screening: How Companies Are Using Social Media To Hire & Fire Employees

Mindflash

Ever wonder how companies are using your social media profile to screen their employees? Read on to learn just how companies are finding out everything they need to know about you through social media, and how you can ensure that you never get hired.

Practical Ways to Design Social Media Into Your Training Programs

Mindflash

There is a lot of talk about using social media in training or about social learning in the workplace, but frankly there is not a lot of action. You must have the belief that any (well, just about any) activity you do in class can be done on a social network.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

In 2011 I now use Google Reader , and although it is no longer my most indispensable tool, it is still an important tool for me to keep up to date with what is happening in the “learning&# world. . In 2011 I now use WordPress to power my website.

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Social media: 4 opportunities for secondary education

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Not too long ago I went to an evening session about social media at the secondary school of my daughter. It struck me how the subject of social media is approached from fear. You can imagine that it was not about fear, but about the 4 opportunities that social media offer. It was impressive to see the topic was very much alive and touches something, even though not all teachers are happy with social media.