Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms.

Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

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!

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The Future of Work: Lessons In Job Architecture and Career Management

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

As I’ve discussed in several articles , the hyper-competitive job market has made internal mobility one of the most important strategies in HR. LinkedIn’s latest study (2020 Global Talent Trends) found that over 70% of organizations are now focused on “internal recruiting” and that companies with active internal career management programs have 41% higher retention.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., She was also listed in the Top 25 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media in 2013 and 2014.

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The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. You can also find 6 invaluable tips on how to use Facebook for eLearning, as well as 10 additional tips on how to run successful Facebook groups. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Introduce your Facebook group properly.

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. During the first season of the Revisionist History podcast, Malcolm Gladwell highlighted the research of economists Chris Anderson and David Salley around their idea of weak-link vs strong-link networks. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Linkedin has numerous community groups devoted to training. Check out this month’s issue of Learning Solutions magazine, specifically the Nuts & Bolts article by Jane Bozarth in which she discusses using social media tools, like Twitter, to build a personal learning network (PLN). It’s easy to get stuck in a design rut whenever there’s too much to do and not enough time to do it.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Social Networking Sites. There are many popular social networking sites available which provide an opportunity for learners and trainers to connect and learn together. It encourages learners to speak out more and share their views in the social space. Networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn allow users to create separate pages or communities where discussions can be held on specific topics.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

Synchronous learning events and social media technologies allow us to integrate this dimension of learning into the programs we design. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Social Media And Learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain. Share this on Facebook. Share this on Linkedin. On my way to giving a presentation, I recently had the chance to visit the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn has become quite a juggernaut in the corporate learning market. This is the company’s formal announcement that LinkedIn Learning is not just an amazing array of content, it is a corporate learning platform. Just a few months ago, LinkedIn launched Learning Pro, a set of features that let companies publish their own content and create custom learning paths. LinkedIn now offers skills-based learning recommendations to any user through its machine learning algorithms.

Viral Chick-fil-A Video Points Out 1 Critical Lesson Every Organization Must Remember

Learnloft

Carissa Cropper, a comedian from Baton Rouge, LA started a Facebook live expressing her deep satisfaction with the customer service, experience, and food from Chick-fil-A and the internet loved it. ” While she had me and I am sure you laughing, she then delivered a message that should make Dan Cathy and the leadership team at Chick-fil-A proud and is a lesson for all businesses restaurant or not. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson

Learnloft

Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. As a leader, it’s a lesson that seems so simple on the surface but when we actually look at the sheer amount of decisions we make every day you start to see how important this lesson is. This article originally appeared on Inc.com. About the Author John Eades is one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: How might real life training exercises like Facebook’s “hackathon” be applied to other industries? October was CyberSecurity awareness week, and Facebook was not pulling any punches. In order to teach employees about the dangers of security breaches, Facebook launched a series of security threats and fake phishing sites to see how employees would respond. Mashable: Facebook Hacks Its Employees to Teach Lessons on Cyber Attacks.

The Powerful Lesson Corporate Learning Can Learn From Social Platforms

Learnloft

While many people are curious why they released it, how to use it, and what social platform to choose between the two, this article isn’t for that. This article is about what corporate executives can learn from this big news in the consumer social media space and it’s really simple: Video, and particularly short video, is a massive part of how people prefer to consume content today.

How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]

Pinlearn

Plan And Prepare The Class Lesson. With the business model, your niche, and market research in place, you can start planning your lessons or what you are going to teach in your classes. Before you launch, it is a good practice to prepare at least one full lesson of your classes.

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With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership

Learnloft

A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training Industry.com. There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona.

There’s a Lesson Learned in a Fire Chief’s Incendiary Posts

CLO Magazine

One of the themes of this talk is that social media has irreparably blurred the line between one’s personal persona and one’s professional persona, and that employees best be careful with what they say online, because employers are watching and holding them accountable. Howard County , which concerns a fire department battalion chief, Kevin Buker, fired because of a series of posts (his spelling and punctuation, not mine) to his personal Facebook page. “My

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity. elearning social learnin

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

An example of a spaced eLearning approach might be one microlearning lesson every day. Use Social Media To Your Advantage. Your modern learners are already using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube on a daily basis. So, why not use that to your advantage by incorporating social media into your microlearning strategy. If you give it some thought, social networking sites are actually the perfect complement to bite-sized eLearning.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items based on social signals. 57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. Digital Participation, Digital Inclusion and Social Learning - Learnadoodledastic , July 24, 2010 Digital Participation - Why? This is a social resource as it also provides the opportunity for you to provide your own experiences of using social tools for learning.

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Tips for Tenacious Teachers New to eLearning

Litmos

They each expressed how even through all of the change, they’ve become closer with other teachers across the globe – sharing resources and ideas via Facebook groups and educations forums – and they’ve had parents express happiness over being able to spend more time bonding with their children.

The power of video learning

Clear Lessons

Martin, founder and CEO of the Clear Lessons video learning library and the Clear Lessons Foundation, talks about his plans for creating free video learning content for charities in partnership with Costa Coffee, River Island, Aviva and John Lewis. Clear Lessons is a video series that we’ve created. Find out more about our plans to create more content for the Clear Lessons Foundation on our website here. . . Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN.

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Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

Much discussed topics in few of my previous articles have been MOOCs, video learning and other online modes that are extensively being used all over the world. This digital participation, digital literacy and the faster rate with which businesses and academic institutions are becoming a part of it, would be my focus in this article. As per Keardley (2000) [2] , online learning has become a social activity like an individual one.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

eFront

which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together. Consider a scenario in which you have a school with a physics course (which includes several lessons), separated in 4 different classrooms.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. In terms of promoting learning, employees could use blogs to write first-hand accounts of case studies, lessons learned, project debriefings, travel tips and cultural customs. Category: Social Networking Platform. Share this on Linkedin Tweet This!

Videos mapped to key leadership skills

Clear Lessons

Content in the Clear Lessons video library has been mapped to key leadership dimensions. Content in the Clear Lessons video library has been mapped to these leadership dimensions, to support development in these critical areas. That’s why Clear Lessons content has been mapped to these five key themes. Martin Baker , founder and CEO of Clear Lessons, commented “Good leadership skills have never been more in demand. Clear Lessons Foundation.  LinkedIn. .

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Facebook Groups, Forums and Niche Communities. Here’s the interesting part – You get to listen to your potential audience by being a member of Facebook groups, forums like Reddit and online communities like Quora. Each module should be broken down into lessons. CDN stands for Content Delivery Network.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Provide any agreed-upon reporting, conduct a "lessons learned" as requested, transition the program into maintenance mode, and close out the project.

Free leadership videos for Learning at Work Week

Clear Lessons

Free video learning – sign up now for access to our Clear Lessons video learning library for the week for your entire organisation. Clear Lessons videos are just a few minutes long and share work based expertise from a wide range of successful leaders and managers. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.  LinkedIn. . Articles NewsFree leadership videos for Learning at Work Week.

Too many meetings. Too little time?

Clear Lessons

Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.  LinkedIn. . appeared first on Clear Lessons. Articles News UncategorisedToo many meetings. Too little time? Bob Little explores our love-hate relationship with meetings and suggests ways to make them a more positive experience.

What NOT to do in L&D

Litmos

As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. Performance support and social networks are two other key elements, and don’t neglect them. When done right, showing your work also creates ‘safety’, in that mistakes are visible but they’re used as lessons and not as shaming. Instead, you want to celebrate, not the mistake, but the lesson learned. Don’t forget the network.

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

Most recently he’s entered the wonderful world of Facebook and social media. I never thought I would see him in those social spaces and there he is. He is skilled in using technology to support learning and has experience with video production, graphic design, audio, instructional design, building communities of practice and social. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.  LinkedIn. .

8 tips to help you sell more courses while you work from home ?

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Following Government recommendations, social distancing and self-isolation is forcing us all to adjust the way we work and live our lives. Use your time to finally do that thing… Social distancing is presenting us all with an opportunity to learn and connect in a way we couldn’t have anticipated before. But, social distancing will give us back the one thing that we never seem to have enough of; time. It’s a course creator’s dream: A large social media following.

Communicate like a boss

Clear Lessons

Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.  LinkedIn. . The post Communicate like a boss appeared first on Clear Lessons. ArticlesCommunicate like a boss. Effective leadership requires many skills but key is being able to communicate well, reports Bob Little. One key skill that all effective leaders need to have – regardless of the sort of effective leader they are – is being able to communicate.

Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills

Clear Lessons

The Clear Lessons Foundation has therefore teamed up with Gemma Critchley from Aviva, Mike Collins from River Island, Anthony Williams from Costa Coffee and Kevin Maye from Good Things Foundation to produce free video resources to help charities tackle their digital skills. Strategy: Looking holistically at what digital means – it’s way more than just having a website, or using social media but where to start and how? Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

15] Mobile devices and applications with wireless networking, high-speed computers and networks, and the computing cloud have deeply impacted and developed information science and information services.[16] Publishers and authors curated and organized content into books, and teachers organized the content of those books into lessons. also brought us social networking and online communities that could rank and rate content.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Even if you provide a suggested order, allow learners to take lessons in a sequence that works for them. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use social networking applications and services to build groups with a common interest or goal. Sharing knowledge and experience through informal networks is a motivating and natural way to learn. Social Media and Learning.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend.

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Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

LinkedIn’s Workplace Learning Report shows increased budgets, less worry among L&D leaders about not having enough funds, and more support for training from the C-Suite. LinkedIn found that while more than half of L&D teams listed increasing engagement as their top challenge in 2019, talent developers only spent 15% of their time marketing their courses to learners. According to Linkedin , the most desired skill of all in 2019 was a soft skill: creativity. (It