Social networking & the workplace

eFront

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.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Networks are the glue that connects us.

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Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. I won’t regurgitate everything that appeared and did not for that matter in the authoring tool space as a whole in 2016, but a few have crossed over in a positive light, which is pushing trend. Similar to the one I had for an LMS, here is the Authoring Tool version for 2017. You can use any third party authoring tool that accepts whatever course standards the LMS accepts.

Social Network Operating System

Tony Karrer

Their comments around Social Operating Systems is interesting: The issue, and what social operating systems will resolve, is that today's tools do not recognize the "social graph"-the network of relationships a person has, independent of any given networking system or address book; the people one actually knows, is related to, or works with. Social networking sits on top of this and provides interfaces that allow us to interact.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. tool seem bewildering, but there are some.

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

Vignettes Learning

and Social Learning in business. Amy Kucharik from IT Knowledge Exchange reported Cisco's John Chambers rallying speech on how Cisco is implementing Social Networking, in a rather massive way. Cisco's Collaboration Strategy: Adding Vision to Social Networking. Major components of this collaboration scenario, according to Chambers, are social networking and video - in fact, he said that "visual networking is the future."

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers

TalentLMS

And, are there tools of training and development you should know about? Then, we’ll recommend some of the best tools for training that trainers can use to simplify workloads as well as enhance their courses. The must-have tools for trainers: Content authoring tool. Video editing software. Social media. Every trainer needs to have a number of skills as well as training development tools to be effective. Is a training tool.

Free eLearning software (Easygenerator) for teachers as of today!

Challenge to Learn

As an individual teacher you very often simply do not have the budget to buy tools. Get easygenerator (eLearning software) now for free. There is none, we give you are eLearning authoring software and you will create cool things with it. Easygenerator is an online eLearning authoring tool. No charge for you as an author, or for your students. You now have elearning software like easygenerator that you can use.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again. It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. “Whilst there is a clear differentiation between the personal/professional tools and the enterprise tools being used by workplace learning professions, in education teachers are frequently making use of the same toolset for both their teaching and their own personal learning. To claim a network, user fees do apply. Top Tools 2012

How mLearning Authoring Tools Make Corporate Training Easy

Ed App

Mobile learning (mLearning) authoring tools provide essential steps for making corporate training just that little bit easier. mLearning authoring tools are responsible for the development of effective and engaging microlearning modules, with the aim to offer employees as much knowledge about corporate processes as possible, whilst maintaining short lessons. A good authoring tool harbors a multitude of elements such as: Easily accessible information.

Self-publishing Checklist for New Authors

Kitaboo

As a new author, you want your book to be seen, have an audience and gain some commercial or promotional benefits. Here, in this article, we provide a self-publishing checklist for new authors to effectively launch their books. For a new author, hiring these services may be daunting.

9 essential skills and tools for trainers in 2021

isEazy

This new paradigm requires new essential skills and tools for trainers to create successful trainings. This will help you solve problems beforehand and minimize doubts from your public, getting a remarkable learning experience. A software to create your e-learning courses.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role. It’s also possible to turn a Prezi file into a video, using third party software like a screen cast program, and include that file in a PPT. I was not able to find any eLearning authoring programs that listed compatibility with Prezi as a feature. Collaborative authoring.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. As an online instructor, you need to decide what kind of tools and resources you want to use for your online school. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring Tools.

25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best eLearning tools. As well as learning management systems , there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Tool: Canva.

Work Out Loud – Don’t Just Share What You Did

Nick Leffler

Today is the final day of my four-day journey to cover my thoughts on this week’s topics for the online cMOOC Exploring Innovations in Networked Work and Learning. What have we come to expect from enterprise software? True there are tons of new startups that are aiming to fix this problem, and I think my analogy also covers how they are doing it right. This statement is wrong on so many levels and is what leads to so many problems later down the road.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

I recently had the privilege to attend a two-day workshop conducted by Dave Meier , the author of “ The Accelerated Learning Handbook.” The internet and tools like social media have created this world where we are all inter-connected. We want to create learning environments where we can get people to be responsible for the whole learning experience by social interaction and support in learning new skills. By Dean Hawkinson.

Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

Connecting with more experienced professionals on LinkedIn. Attempting new projects to challenge the way you problem solve. Lunch and learns are a low pressure way to get people social learning during their favorite.

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. Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Podcasts are fairly easy for anyone to make and with the free downloadable software, Audacity , it becomes an inexpensive option.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Social connectedness is essentially a measure of how people interact and to what end. These connections are asymmetric, characterized by authority and productivity: responsibility and tasks flow down; products and results flow up. Through experience, they’ve developed their own networks consisting of connections that span across organizational bounds. Such networks are characterized by influence, not authority.

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Tool: Trello.

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

mLevel

Better described as psychological safety or “a group culture that Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson defines as a ‘‘shared belief held by members of a team that the team is safe for interpersonal risk-taking” as noted by Charles Duhigg, Author of The Power of Habit. . It’s an example of what Dr. Barbara Oakley, Professor of Engineering and author of describes as the illusion of competence in learning.

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. What tools should you use? 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.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Everything is awesome – which reminds me is that what Facebook is for? . Authoring tools continued to be a mish-mash, with many continuing to forget what their number one goal truly is – creating content/courses. Social Learning is not that great.

GE TV: Craig Weiss on the Future of the LMS and Authoring Tools Markets

Growth Engineering

Where the authoring tools industry will head over the next 12 months. And I have no problems sleeping at night! (4:55) Just one thing, what’s your thoughts on social learning? Great to hear your thoughts on gamification and game-based learning, but what about social learning? We’re obviously seeing a lot of social, video-type platforms. Facebook, big deal. So I think you could do a lot with social interactivity and social engagement.

Deep Problems with Our Tools - e-Learning, Social Learning, etc.

Vignettes Learning

I am often skeptical about the many types of learning tools, e.g. social networking, e-learning, LMS, rapid e-learning, even PowerPoint, etc. In the adoption of tools and technologies in learning and training, many pundits fall victim to the same fallacy. There is, however, a temptation to make our "categorization tool" or method become the standard. I suggest, we encourage some skepticism in our use of tools.

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How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy

LifterLMS

Learn how to start an online coaching business with software entrepreneur coach Dan Martell creator of SaaS Academy. I’m the co-founder of the most powerful tool for building, selling, and protecting engaging online courses called LifterLMS. So, that’s the two problems.

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

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. Ubersuggest is a keyword tool designed by Neil Patel. This tool gives you an overview of volume, seasonality, cost per click data, competitive intelligence, keyword suggestions, etc. 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. Use e-learning turnkey software.

The Value of the Network is in Defined, Small Groups

Vignettes Learning

Dan Karp wrote an observation on the value of the networks in relation to Facebook's growth, which resounds to me since I have always suspected that "networks have to stay small to be productive." This insight could save us a lot of headaches when we implement Social Networking inside businesses. To summarize: Metcalfe 's Law, says that the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of its users.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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Informal Learning Hits Brick Walls

Vignettes Learning

Hence, how do we make the informal learning work, live within these structures and move around, play around, approach problems and deal with issues pertaining to reporting responsibilities? Will companies continue to pay for the time of employees, informal learning software purchases, and the time of people who lead informal learning? Social Learning, Work and Performance. social networking rapid e-learning e-Learning informal learning

Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

Infopro Learning

In today’s fast-paced world, effective Change Management increases the success of organizational change and project initiatives by applying a structured framework of methods, tools and processes, managing the change from a current state to a future state. For this blog, I will focus on the use of social media as a strategy to facilitate and manage change for business transformation—to stay competitive and survive in increasingly harder business climates. Use of Social Media.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Best Web Conferencing Tool. Can show your Linkedin profile or Google+ profile. I’ve tried a lot of web conferencing tools and this one finally delivers. . Best Authoring Tool. They call themselves publishing platform, but first and foremost it is an authoring tool. Uses intelligence components for content authoring with dynamic themes that take care of the details for you. Social Sharing on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Review of Linkedin Learning

eLearning 24-7

At the “Linkedin Learning” booth no less. Once the individual found out that I wrote a blog, the wanted to clarify that it was not “Linkedin’s view’ the future of learning is AICC, rather it was their own personal view. If this is what Linkedin believes, so be it. . Linkedin Learning. One of the marketing angles that Linkedin Learning makes is the pitch of micr0-learning. With Linkedin Learning you cannot, nor does it dive in.

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. What tools should you use? 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.