Social networking & the workplace


Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! What most do not realize is that “some 70% of the extra profit to be made through social technologies has nothing to do with marketing. Social is not a feature. Social is not an application.

10 tips for managing your time on social networks

Jane Hart

I spend a lot of time connecting with colleagues and contacts in my professional network in social networks. Social learning As I have explained in a previous post this is an essential way for me to keep up to date with what’s happening in the learning world. I also mentioned how over the years I’ve developed a [.].


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8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

And what can we say about the acquisition of Instagram by Facebook for a cool 1 Billion dollars earlier this year? However we need more from our Industry and it’s my hope that 2013 will be the year we fully immerse ourselves into what I call the ‘ Post-eLearning era ‘ and seize the potential of mLearning. With that said, here are 8 things I believe we must do in 2013 to leverage mobile and advance mobile learning: 1. Here’s to having an amazing 2013!

Quick Review of Izzui – The Facebook LMS


Facebook is being used for a whole lot more than comments and pictures these days. Not too long ago, an ambitious Facebook app called Izzui came about with the goal of allowing people the opportunity to create and sell training on the world’s most popular social networking platform. Naturally, Izzui cannot shake the Facebook branding, so it loses a bit of identity.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. NETWORKING & COLLABORATION PLATFORMS. Public social networks. 1- Twitter 9- Facebook 17- Google+ 23- LinkedIn. social networks. Social Media dashboards. challenge Social learning

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Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Back again to bring this first in a series of rankings for the top ten learning management systems for 2013. That said, just as a reminder: Here is how these new rankings will work throughout 2013: Debut this month, update in July, final top 25 in Dec. Still listed as a social learning management system, they have made some new strides that really work for me. Facebook and SMS (text) notifications. Social learning. Social learning.

eSeminar: Social Networking Communications & eLearning: Tweeting in Adobe Captivate Course Modules

Adobe Captivate

As the web evolves it’s impossible to ignore the ever rising tide of social networking. The ability to micro-message, inquire, post & share our ideas, thoughts and questions in virtually every context has given rise to expectations that within our eLearning modules, students and teachers should be able to communicate effortlessly. Advancements to the Adobe [.]. Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

So here is my selection from January 2013. 1 - The dark side of the connected enterprise , Forbes, 9 January 2013. It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on. 3 - Perpetual connectivity will change how we experience the world , Forrester, 8 January 2013. 14 January 2013. David Kelly, 22 January 2013. ” Social learning

If Only I Could Live Tweet Faster: My ASAE 2013 Session Standouts

Association eLearning

In the comments, let me know your favorite quotes or tweets from ASAE Annual Conference & Expo 2013! If you attended, I’d love to hear what stood out most to you – from the sessions to the association marketplace to the networking events – what was your takeaway? Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. This was my first year at ASAE Annual but it certainly won’t be my last.

10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

Although I tweet links to interesting resources as I find them, and collate them in my 2013 Reading List , the important thing for me about curation is also taking some time to analyse what I’ve found to try and make sense of it all, and consider how it adds to my own thinking and practice. So here is my selection from February 2013. Here are a couple of snippets from two others I found useful reading: Working from home , Nigel Paine, 27 February 2013. Social learning

Using Facebook as a learning platform


Let’s start this post by stating that Facebook was not actually created as a learning platform, it can however clearly be used to enhance and support elearning. Facebook is STILL the most convenient way to get connected to friends, get updated on existing friends, find new people, build relationships and express identities – so the big Facebook advantage is that your audience is most definitely there. We have written about Facebook apps for elearning before in this post!

Resolve to Try Something New in eLearning in 2013

Integrated Learnings

Gable In perusing the blogosphere, Twitter , and Facebook at the turn of the new year, I noticed several expressions of relief that the world has not ended and resolutions to make 2013 the best year yet. What are your professional development goals for 2013? You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A.

Register now for ScreencastCamp 2013!

TechSmith Camtasia

Mark your calendars for our third ScreencastCamp on August 2 – 4, 2013 ! ” ScreencastCamp is a gathering of screencasters and visual communication aficionados wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. For ScreencastCamp updates , be sure to connect with us on Twitter or Facebook. The post Register now for ScreencastCamp 2013! Mark your calendars for our third ScreencastCamp on August 2 – 4, 2013!

3 Hidden Tools To Increase LinkedIn Lead Generation


LinkedIn may lack the "cool" factor of Facebook and Twitter, leaving many to argue whether its platform holds the same power as its social networking counterparts. However, whereas Facebook and Twitter attempt to meet any and all needs of their consumers, LinkedIn has focused on the niche it knows best--professionals. As a result, LinkedIn has created some of the best tools around for maximizing professional networking and lead generation

Social Networking, Gamification and the LMS

Accord LMS

"Field of Frustration" is a fitting line from many Chief Learning Officers’ perspective. They know the material they provide can make a tremendous difference in organizational success, but it is underutilized. eLearning Gamification

Part 2: Using Facebook as a learning platform (videos)


For those who missed last week’s post “ Part 1: Using Facebook as a learning platform ” we shared some important links for instructors interested in using Facebook with students. Using Facebook to teach: Bullis School teacher Sara Romeyn talks about using Facebook as a teaching tool in her AP U.S. A Facebook group allows members to communicate with one another, and to receive notification of what the administrator posts on the group’s wall.

Using Facebook for ELearning


Today we have a large variety of tools available to us for social learning, the most notable being front-runners Facebook and Twitter. There have been many suggestions on how to use twitter to supplement learning , but less has been written about Facebook supplementing learning efforts – which begs the question: can Facebook be a tool for elearning? If you have a nifty Facebook app, you can get users involved pretty quickly. elearning social learning training

Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

mLearning Revolution

May 2013 be the year each one of us creates a dent in our own Universe! via 8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning | The mLearning Revolution Blog. A company I want to highlight today, which is doing exactly this, is LinkedIn. One of the ways in which LinkedIn is accomplishing this is by simplifying everything they do , from the friction-less interactions they are implementing on their site (e.g.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


Along with the social changes happening around the world in the learning and education domain, these technological changes are going to revolutionize the e-learning domain. In the e-learning scenario, Big Data is the data produced by learners interacting with the learning content and collected through Learning Management Systems (LMS), Content Management Systems (CMS) and other media, including social networks via which the learners interact with our learning programs.

How to Blend Education and Social Technologies


One thing is certain, social networks are here and will not be going anywhere anytime soon. Not a day goes by that we don’t hear a company beg us to “like” them on Facebook, and now educational institutions are very much jumping on board the social train – and with good reason! With such high involvement in online social systems, it’s no wonder that the education industry is beginning to leverage the same networks. blended learning social learning

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Scott Skibell

TechSmith Camtasia

His non-work related website is and he can be found at the usual social media sites. As much as we talk about social media, there’s a special connection that’s made when you can sit down over a drink with someone. You see, with screencasting we have to opportunity to demonstrate our competence, our communication skills, and establish our social proof that hey, we really are an asset to an organization.

3 Modern LMS Trends


The more popular trends to hit the scene in recent years include: Social Networks & Gamification. Gamification in conjunction with social network integration has become a common scene in the LMS market. Users may want to share on Facebook when they have completed a course, or perhaps tweet their score. Today more than ever, the importance of a quality learning management system is being recognized in organizations all over the world.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 4-7, 2012 International Academic Conference, sponsored by the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES), Prague, Czech Republic. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. link] December 10-11, 2012 Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, USA. link] December 30-31, 2012 International Conference in Humanities, Social Sciences and Global Business Management (ISSGBM), Singapore.

ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Steve Kelly

TechSmith Camtasia

We’re SO excited for ISTE 2013 ! Social networking has allowed us to break down many of the barriers in education so we can share our best practices. I would also like to recognize all of my friends at the flipped learning network. I use the flipped learning network as my motivation as well as an enormous wealth of educational knowledge on flipping my classes. The post ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Steve Kelly appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Lori Banaszak

TechSmith Camtasia

Our very first camper profile for ScreencastCamp 2013 is Lori Banaszak Follow @followinglb ! For more ScreencastCamp updates, be sure to connect with us on Twitter and Facebook ! The post ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Lori Banaszak appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Get happy: TechSmith ‘s annual ScreencastCamp is just a month away! Can you believe it?!

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Dave Buell

TechSmith Camtasia

Whoa – ScreencastCamp 2013 is this weekend ! Keep an eye on ( Follow @screencastcamp ) and our Facebook page this weekend to keep up-to-date on the whole she-bang! The post ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Dave Buell appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Can you believe it? We’re eager to hang out with all of this year’s attendants, and can’t wait to tell you about the whole experience.

Digitec to Exhibit at Learning Solutions 2013

Association eLearning

MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Recognizes Digitec Interactive as Top LMS Company for 2013

Association eLearning

Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Digitec Interactive has been named on Training’s Top 15 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for its Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct. As part of its commitment to continuously monitor the training marketplace for the best providers and services, searched out those companies that best met the following criteria: • New and innovative service offerings.

Growing Use of Social Media in Education


Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. Across the board, educators are using social media more in 2013 than they did in 2012. Comparing 2012 to 2013, the results of the survey indicate that the use of social media has increased 21.3%. LinkedIn. Facebook.

Learnnovators Launches LinkedIn Group


We are delighted to announce the launch of our LinkedIn group – ‘Learnnovators’. Learnnovators LinkedIn group is available at The post Learnnovators Launches LinkedIn Group appeared first on Learnnovators. Digital Education Digital Learning e-learning elearning L&D Learning & Development Learnnovators Online Education Online Learning E-Learning eLearning Learning & Design LinkedIn LinkedIn Group

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

The impact of social media has complicated matters. How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: #ladygeeks Shari Sloane and Katie Regan

TechSmith Camtasia

She is presently passionate about iOS, gadgets, social networking for small businesses and educational technology. Katie is presently working with and passionate about social media, Google apps for Ed ( #GAFE ) and scripts ( #GSCriptChat ), HTML, iPads, iOS, screencasting, video editing and much, much more. The post ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: #ladygeeks Shari Sloane and Katie Regan appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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. Whether in our working lives or personal lives, opening up on social media is not everyone’s idea of a good time.

Collaboration, Empathy, and Language in Global Teams

Skilful Minds

Ethnography Experience Design Innovation Social Business Design Social Networks Web 2.0 culture ELF empathy English language social networking socio-linguisticsThe trade-offs in deciding whether to implement a lingua franca policy are pretty well known. Pressure from other global players such as suppliers, customers, partners, and competitors who increasingly use English is one.

Open Badges: What it is and Why it Matters


What’s more, these achievements can easily be shared on social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In the end, people just want to receive (and keep) credit for what they have done (or share it on social networks), and the mission of programs like Open Badges and Credly is to ensure that the system does not stand in the way of the learner.

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