Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

Why You Need More Than ‘Convenience’ To Drive Digital Adoption

Lemonade

Have you ever launched a new digital product, confident customers will love it, only to have the adoption rate drag? You ran targeted Facebook ads, sent out pamphlets — you even have a TV commercial in market. There’s a common assumption that if you tell consumers how convenient digital products are, adoption will follow. According to the EY Fintech Adoption Index, 85% of consumers are aware of digital products, but only 33% have adopted them.

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Are Facebook friends real friends?

Clive on Learning

Facebook users in the UK, a 300% increase on the year. The average Facebook user has 150 friends (suddenly I feel unloved). If anything, social networking can be seen as a symptom of the problem: we attempt to surround ourselves with friends online to compensate for the lack of 'quality time' that we can spend with our friends face-to-face. Looked at in this light, Facebook is alleviating what could be a much worse problem.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve. They found that the employees near the edge of a cluster were more effective at problem-solving than those in the middle of a cluster.

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

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students. Blogs are excellent options for courses that require individual reflection and problem-solving.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. So adoption could be quite fast. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. Are you using Google+ yet?

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. So adoption could be quite fast. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. Are you using Google+ yet?

More disruption

Learning with e's

My recent post on disruptive activism and Edupunk provoked some good discussion, not only on this blog, but also elsewhere on Twitter and on my own Facebook account , where I had shared the link. Monday at 01:22 · Graham Davies : No problem. I am rarely an early adopter, but once I am convinced about the advantages of a new technology I am keen to promote it. I adopted CD audio quite early on, but held off going completely digital with iTunes until a couple of years ago.

APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter)

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Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

Infopro Learning

If constant change is the new normal, what then is the strategy that you can adopt to cope within a world of rapid change? Social mediums such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Yammer may be used as Knowledge Networks to share information related to change within the organization, as opposed to receiving information through more formal and traditional training methods.

There Goes the Eye Medicine - Cisco's Big Move to Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

But Chambers said Cisco plans to add vision to social networking, putting structure behind Web 2.0-type tools like Twitter or Facebook (he alluded to the way "kids" use social networking tools here), validating their use as business tools." "A I have been concerned with the problem of massive adoption or our propensity for scale. Related Topics: Deep Problems with Our Tools - e-Learning, Social Learning, etc. Application Points: Cisco could be blinding many of us.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. Sure, lots of companies want to replicate ‘Facebook’ behind the firewall; safe from prying eyes, but open enough for employees to freely express themselves. Such networks come into their own when you want to find people who can help you solve problems, provide insights, or provide expertise you may not have. Social technologies are going to take time to be adopted, just like it too years before people thought email.

“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

We’ve always done it this way” syndrome is rampant in companies, especially regarding adopting new technology, and it can be difficult to overcome. But while adopting a new way of doing things can be painful for some, it must happen for businesses to survive and grow into the future. That was in 2005 and she was talking about adopting new telecommunications technologies. Facebook was in its very early stages, and Twitter wasn’t even on the radar.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Early Electronic Performance Support Systems and intranets were the predecessors of modern help systems such as Lynda.com, YouTube, Wikipedia, or Google as well as collaboration, information sharing, and communication tools such as SharePoint, Slack, Basecamp, and Skype plus networking tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter. Motion sickness can still be a problem, but most people can tolerate it for periods of up to 30 minutes’ time.

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Realizing the Potential of the Tin Can API

Integrated Learnings

With vendors adding Tin Can support to their products, it signals a quick and wide adoption of the new standard. They would argue that to adopt Tin Can only as far as to replicate SCORM’s limited functionality completely misses the point. A major problem keeping the idea from taking off is a classic chicken-and-egg dilemma. It’s not an insurmountable problem by any means. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Joseph Suarez.

8 Productivity Tips for Online Course Creators

LearnDash

Adopt a batch approach to production. When you come up against a difficult problem in your online course creation process, do you find yourself opening up Facebook or Twitter? In the face of distractions sabotaging your concentration, the following tips can help you focus on building the best online course in a timely fashion. Building an online course requires consistent dedication.

Using Chatbots in eLearning

Origin Learning

From Facebook and Twitter chatbots to virtual voice assistants that are programmed to respond to basic queries; chatbots have grown in popularity. Remember Clippit , the default office assistant, the animated icon that would guide you when you had a problem with MS-Office? Modern eLearning solutions make ample use of animated icons/avatars, adopt a story-telling approach, and guide learners to complete the learning module with ease.

What is ‘dogfooding’ and why should I do it?

Edume

In addition to making it more likely they’ll discover problems, it also means they’ll be able to speak more knowledgeably and comfortably about the products, since they will be among the most active users”. Facebook, Lyft and others. Facebook provides a great example of encouraging internal use to create a better product. We always use EduMe to upskill people on any new softwares we adopt.

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. Organizations are increasingly adopting MOOCs for everything from building talent pipelines to standard workforce training, to customer education.

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What is Blended Learning? A Guide to Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. In the past decade, teachers at higher and lower educational institutions have organically adopted blended learning as a meaningful learning tool in and out of the classroom. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn. Share on email.

Stupidly Simple Social Learning Strategy

LearnDash

There are a wide range of options at your disposal for social learning, so let me provide you with a strategy for one tool that you may find of use: Social tool: a “Facebook” type wall for commenting. Overview: As users log into their intranet/LMS, they need to create a small personal profile (limit the amount of info shared here… more fields decreases likelihood for adoption). No problem, just ask the internal community… someone is bound to know.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

How will organizations get them to adopt new business processes, procedures, or software systems when necessary? Workers have to solve problems on the fly. View all posts by Jon → ← Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning?

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Why engagement is a critical ingredient in successful sales training?

QuoDeck

More often than not, what seems like an easy problem to solve, can be a multi-layered challenge within a changing business and technology environment. Without adoption, it is futile to worry about downstream metrics like effectiveness, retention and application. Adoption has many layers, and is very similar to any modern marketing problem. If you think of learners as consumers or ‘app users’ in the modern mobile learning context, problems become a little more apparent.

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

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students. Blogs are excellent options for courses that require individual reflection and problem-solving.

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

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS. Many MOOCs have Facebook pages set up either by the instructors or by groups of ambitious students. Blogs are excellent options for courses that require individual reflection and problem-solving.

Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization

Learningtogo

Artificial intelligence, or “AI,” is a branch of computer science that aims to create “intelligent machines,” capable of performing problem solving, pattern recognition and learning without explicit programming. Many early adopters are in the higher education space, but the ideas work equally well in corporate training or K-12 education. Snatchbot, for example, can be used on Facebook Messenger, Slack, WeChat, Skype, and more.

How Does the Blend of Social Learning and Microlearning Boost the Overall Learning Uptake?

G-Cube

They are competing for market share by leveraging the latest technologies, adopting new strategies and thinking innovatively. Social learning is associated with learning in groups or interacting via chats or forums across different social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Apart from creating the micro content, just-in-time job aids are also included during the workflow to address any specific issue, align to customized learning need or solve any specific problem.

Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

Bottom-Line Performance

With proper up-front design and reasonable expectations, you can skip the gimmicks and implement a chatbot that solves problems and improves the learner experience. For example, the posts you see more of in your Facebook feed or the types of songs you hear the most on Spotify are driven by machine learning. Tech analysts predict that 2018 will be a big year for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in all its forms.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary. Navy intends to sit back and watch what unfolds, taking advantage of thousands of minds to generate innovative approaches to a real-world problem. The problems facing struggling Fortune 500 companies are often similarly complex, yet few if any are utilizing a crowd-sourcing model.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

“When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud-Better for You; Better for the Firm Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. These call for an adoption of some fundamental digital skills of which #wol is one.

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Surviving the Millennial Apocalypse: Party Like It’s 1999

eLearning Brothers

Not only are the business problems increasing in complexity, but the new generation has also introduced a new dynamic. The eLearning movement began, but the adoption of eLearning was slow as many companies doubted its value and the capabilities of the providers were slow to evolve. As the decade progressed, Google opened the web’s potential and something called Facebook had changed the way this generation interacted.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem, though, is that many primary schools are still geared to teach in ways that would be more or less recognizable to students from thirty years ago. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

A = Analysis (analyze the problem/opportunity and its causes). As organizations continually move toward adopting eLearning and even converting instructor-led training to eLearning, the following articles offer us guidance: Don’t Convert! You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable. Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process.

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?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths

TalentLMS

Many people observe that Facebook, Twitter and other prevalent social media, are used primarily for casual chatting, vacation photos, witty remarks, cat videos, trolling and the occasional “flame-war”, deducing from this that any time spend on social media is time wasted. that happen all the time between us and our Facebook/Twitter/etc friends. Social Learning must involve Facebook, Twitter and the like… No, it does not. The ancient world had its myths.

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

Dashe & Thomson

They might even jot down a few notes that you can reference the next time you troubleshoot that widget problem. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

And homelessness is really a symptom of more widespread societal problems… not a cause. Sure, watching a video or presentation on the problem of homelessness might make you feel bad about the situation, but games immerse you in a scenario and allow you to feel what it’s like in an emotional level. Allow wealthy suburban areas to “adopt” a rural neighborhood through a coordinated charitable program.

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Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

I learned that the Target Center in Minneapolis is the 28 th busiest building in the nation via Facebook today. That’s right, FACEBOOK! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

To avoid this problem, companies must build significant financial and human resources into ERP project plans for communications, training, and other organizational change management activities. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

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Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tags: elearning , Informal Learning , JIT learning , mobile learning , performance support About Jolene One of my favorite things to do is save the day. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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