Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Social Learning Social Networking

I can’t use Facebook

E-Learning Provocateur

informal learning motivation attitude autodidacticism autodidactism cartoon excuse Facebook funny humor humour learning pull self-directed learning teaching training This one goes out to all the L&D folk who are wary of the “I haven’t been trained” excuse.

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Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)


According to Encyclopedia Britannica , this is a method of learning that consists of observing and modeling another individual’s behavior, attitudes or emotional expressions. Observational learning is a major component of Bandura’s social learning theory.


Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I wanted to reflect a little on my own ‘sharing’ here, and try and split the sharing from social media, if possible. My network or followers and those I follow grows and changes all the time, therefore my exposure to new ideas or tools does too. LinkedIn. Facebook.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

XYZ Fire Association is a network of. Through their network, they identified a. Their attitude towards training or. largest brands including DropBox, Facebook, BP and Credit Suisse transform. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Intrinsic motivation is obvious to anyone who knows the saying “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink” In other words, you can unleash your business champions and push all the promotion you like, but if the individuals who comprise your target audience lack a collaborative attitude, they won’t use Yammer. Not to mention that just about everyone knows how to use Facebook or Twitter already, so in that sense they have prior knowledge.

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Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations


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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Putting Trust First

Learning Rebels

It was further eroded when I saw the condition of the produce; it was shattered with the attitude of the produce team. As people do nowadays, I made mention of my experience on Facebook. Communication Culture Control customer service facebook pre-work respect tomatillos trust

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Email and the Ladder of Inference

The Performance Improvement Blog

Email, as well as text messages, Tweets, and Facebook comments, are often misinterpreted. The attitude of the sender is assumed, not actual. Be careful not to inject attitude or sarcasm into your replies, and give emails that you think have "an attitude" the benefit of the doubt.

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

In followup to my list of websites with data relevant to social business , many people have asked for pointers to some of the most interesting data about social media, social business, and engagement. Currently, social media is the least used of all customer interaction methods.

Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

External personal and professional networks and communities (including online social networks like Facebook and Twitter). Simulation and debrief (group exercises to test assumptions, beliefs, and attitudes about processes and systems).

Surviving the Millennial Apocalypse: Party Like It’s 1999

eLearning Brothers

We now have multi-device capabilities, social networking, embedded performance support systems, virtual reality, dynamic portals, xAPI analytics, gaming, powerful search engines, and (finally) really good user-generated content!

Are you ready for the future workplace & the iWorker?


With globalization, the emergence of social technologies that democratize information and change the role of leadership, and the fact that by 2020 the workplace will include 5 generations – the life of a worker by that time will look quite different to now.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. More recently, the social learning revolution has built on these to offer a new world of learning and development. All value is created by teams and networks.

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Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In?

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Kirkpatrick says participants need to achieve certain knowledge, skills, and attitudes to get to the desired behavior and results. knowledge, skills, and attitudes?have Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

APHG Migration


What is Europe's attitude toward guest workers? What is the US attitude towards immigrants? Share On: Facebook. facebook. Quiz Maker › Take Quizzes › Miscellaneous › APHG Migration. Loading Page, Please wait… APHG Migration. 26 Questions. I I No Attempts Yet. I I Created By ktdid2k12 2 days ago. Tweet. Embed. Remove Question Excerpt. Question Excerpt From APHG Migration. What is migration?

Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Jeffrey Gitomer’s Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take by Paul on December 10, 2010 in sales Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill. Attitude.

Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Jeffrey Gitomer’s Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take by Paul on December 10, 2010 in sales Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill. Attitude.

APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter)


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Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

Getting Value from LinkedIn , Thomas Davenport and Blogging - He is Wrong! A purely virtual conference ( Free Online Conference - Corporate Learning: Trends) with amateur organizers, gorilla marketing through social networks, and a wiki for it's main page worked out pretty well.

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eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

This is meant to increase social competition among learners and create engagement to motivate them to succeed. Two different types of achievement-related attitudes include task-involvement and ego-involvement. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Is It Time to Assess Your eLearning Course Audience?

Association eLearning

Psychographics refers to attitudes, beliefs, lifestyles, etc. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. You’re offering courses online. You think the content is relevant. So, where are your learners? Maybe it’s time to assess your eLearning course audience.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users


BuddyPress is a popular WordPress plugin (free) that allows you to create a social network component to your WordPress site. So, they’ll get this welcome pop up video, the ability to join the private Facebook page for the group members and some of the programs they registered for.

How can we build relationships in virtual isolation?

CLO Magazine

As a professional, you likely have a LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or some combination therein. As a brand, you likely have a corporate website in addition to a selection of social profiles.

Reasons why every business needs a good leadership

Your Training Edge

The attitude of the leader to the values is modeled by the team. A successful business is not only composed of business strategies but also exceptional leadership. A great leader acts as the catalyst that makes all the other things work together.

The State of Virtual Events


As consumption habits, behaviors and attitudes continue to evolve, it is important to audit your education program and examine new techniques and additional online learning formats that may be beneficial to embrace and incorporate. .

Thank you, LPI, for the Colin Corder Award

Jane Hart

AND of course I want to thank ALL of you for reading my blog posts or connecting with me on Twitter or Facebook or wherever – and for all the support you have given me. Social learning

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Tips for Training Remote Employees and Turning Them into a Team

Your Training Edge

It also boosts health, which enhances positive emotions and attitude. Experts advise that remote workers should go out and work from coffee shops or co-working spaces in order to socialize. Follow her on Facebook: [link].

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Contact Is Not Connection

CLO Magazine

” Based on original research by customer loyalty expert Chris Malone and social psychologist Susan Fiske, it suggests that “people everywhere describe their relationships with brands of all kinds in deeply personal ways — we hate our banks, love our smartphones and think the cable company is out to get us.” Social media certainly has reawakened corporate sensibilities about the value and power of CRM.

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Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Should Educators be Afraid of Having a Facebook Profile? Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Four Ways to Encourage Social Learning Without Web 2.0

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.).

Learning Resolutions: Be the Change


In 2014 I will begin to change our attitudes towards learning by changing myself. Connect with her on Twitter , Facebooks , and LinkedIn. . . I have long loved the famous quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

Social Media for Trainers is a great book for understanding the ways to leverage social media to extend training beyond the traditional four walls. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. Jane's book taught be about Twaitter and gave me some new ideas about using Facebook. So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour!

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. RSS never blocks you or goes down: why social networks need to be decentralized - OReilly Radar , September 14, 2009. Scoring with Social Media: 6 Tips for Using Analytics - , September 21, 2009. on Facebook - ReadWriteWeb , September 16, 2009. How Facebook Copes with 300 Million Users - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , September 21, 2009.