Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. 2) Social Learning. Social Learning.

Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that social media has changed more than just how we pass the time, it has now infused itself into formal learning channels. Seeing as social media is now mainstream, to what extent do we combine it with instructional design methodology?

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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.

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?

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.

Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations

G-Cube

As we move rapidly into the technology age, awareness is growing that many of the developing technologies may benefit teaching and learning – including mobile devices, internet and social media.

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Practicing Social Media Skills for Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Kevin's take on eLearning skills has sparked a little debate and started a healthy conversation around several topics including social media. Here is Kevin's take on SoMe as a top skill for 2011: Social Media – As we all know social media is no longer a trend and is becoming the main stream of communicating. Driving technology adoption is something you can influence IF you have a seat at the table.

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: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept. So what does your organisation need to do to take social media to the next level?

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach Social Media And Learning.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

More social media. The use of social media in training has been somewhat controversial, as organizations are understandably concerned about the privacy of their proprietary information.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles. We have also reviewed the major technology-enabled learning tools that MOOCs use to support social interaction. In this article and the next, we will put it all together by looking at why businesses should use social media in their training and development programs and various practical ways to implement peer learning through social media in corporate MOOCs.

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

Ask for informal learning opportunities like interacting with coworkers or collaborating through social networks. Forming these types of teams means that you will need to adopt a style of collaborative leadership, focusing on connection, creation, and collaboration.

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

Learning Cafe

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes” into social media. It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept. 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. So what does your organisation need to do to take social media to the next level?

How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?

looop

They are likely to have trusted their online publishers and blogs, as well as social media, to keep up-to-date, and good old (audio / e-) books. So, how do they get employees to adopt technology for learning? I’ll explain in Tip 4 what to do with them but to summarise, the right technology and approach will mean you can address these specifically and adoption of technology will be no problem at all. The post How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?

Maximize End-user Adoption: Promote Your New ERP the Hollywood Way

CommLab India

The producers of a film release visually amazing posters, irresistible teasers, conduct contests and award winners movie merchandise, trend on different social media, design count-down calendars, and come up with a lot of innovative ideas to create hype about the movie.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative

Your Training Edge

If you were asked to name the top three current trends in business in general, my guess is that “social” would make the list. We’ve all heard that most of learning is informal, and much of informal learning is social (coaching/mentoring, talking in the break room, chatting online, etc.).

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

Your Training Edge

In fact, in a study about interaction in MOOCs presented at the EdMedia2013 World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 65% of MOOC students reported being “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with the level of interaction in their courses. Use discussion boards and social media.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

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.

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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education

Learnkit

Social Media: Social Media has proven to be a very useful and effective in education, as it serves a platform for discussion and communication, transferring of ideas and inspiration. News benefits of elearning elearning technology adoption

The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion

Upside Learning

Interesting numbers about the Social media and mobile computing revolution, while we wont really vouch for the numbers, Gary goes to great lengths to provide sources and substantiation for the basis of his calculation. The rate of adoption of these technologies is phenomenal, and has cut across varied age-groups. Regardless of what aspect of learning you’re interested in, you can be sure that learners are using mobile technology and social media, are you ready for it?

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

Being a big believer in Technology Enabled Learning, Bryant seeks to create awareness, motivate adoption and engage organizations and people in the changing business of education. From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

MOOCs are different from all other forms of training in that they can enable social interaction and peer learning across entire organizations, even if those organizations have employees located around the globe.

Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees

Your Training Edge

In a December Harvard Business Review article, Jeanne Meister identified MOOCs as one of the top three social media tools companies are using to find job candidates. Jeanne Meister had it right in her article for Harvard Business Review —MOOCs can be considered a form of social media.

Explaining Elearning to Non-Digital Natives

Learnkit

When I say non-digital natives, I mean people who may not be as well versed using online tools, social media, or technology in general. Here are 3 ways you can successfully explain elearning to these non-digital natives, and begin to drive adoption: 1.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1). Features are rarely the driving force behind successful user adoption.

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Best Practices: Get Learners and Stakeholders to Adopt New eLearning Technology by Stacy Lindenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

New eLearning implementations and their supporting technologies, from learning management systems and learning record stores to mobile devices, social media, and performance support, introduce change in organizational life. End user and stakeholder resistance to change can defeat even the “perfect” system. Here are five key practices to gain the support needed for success. Development Strategies Management Training Strategies

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

What are some challenges to the adoption of MOOCs in corporate universities? At this point, we can identify at least three main challenges to their adoption: Lack of knowledge about MOOCs.

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13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

I’ve touched on many of these trends before, but over the course of the next several weeks, we’ll look at each of these trends in turn, defining them, describing where we are in the process, and identifying challenges in their adoption. Adoption at Corporate Universities. MOOCs are starting to be adopted in corporate universities from tech companies to the manufacturing industry to the financial sector. More Social, More Collaborative.

TOGETHER, WE COULD!

Origin Learning

What strategy was adopted? Harnessing the power of social media. ORIGIN resumes operations successfully from December 7. Customer comes first; always.

Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

Learning with e's

As students take more responsibility, teachers adopt the roles of questioner, coach and facilitator. blogging education learning ofsted robots smartphones social media Special Educational Needs Technology

How technology is impacting Learning & Development teams

Your Training Edge

Learning and development teams today are increasingly shifting to adopt MOOCs to leverage their learning and development measures in order to enhance the workforce. In addition, accessibility is another feature that has compelled teams to adopt video training.

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Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0