Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Learning Circuit's Blog Big Question is "How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?" Here are several ways to help sell Social Media in an organization. Address a Business Need The most important element in communicating the value of Social Media is to solve a pressing business need. If you try to sell the use of social media as a technology play, it will not work.

Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning

The Learning Circuits

I've received various forms of the same question from different people over the past few years. The basic question is: How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Which provides us this month's big question: Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning? Let me provide some flavor for this question straight from someone who asked me about this: My coworkers are Baby Boomers and Traditionals.

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Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009 Jay Cross response to this month’s big question “In a Learning 2.0 Is Social Learning a fad?

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. Is it okay for a learning professional to be unaware at this point of social media and its impact on learning and work? world is becoming more about your network than your current knowledge. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need?

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. I’d ask questions and edit it. And a big part of the problem is just how many there are and how fast they change. Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content. And the system itself is growing with sites like Social Media Informer.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. Is it okay for a learning professional to be unaware at this point of social media and its impact on learning and work? world is becoming more about your network than your current knowledge. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need?

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month is Workplace Learning in 10 Years : If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? How big are they as compared to today? Jay Cross in Ten Years After puts it: In a knowledge society, learning is the work. The main objective of the new training department is to enable knowledge to flow in the organization.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Device Diversity is the “New Normal” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning Pad/Tablet Use Explodes Authoring Tools Will Evolve Private Social Networks Win Over Public Market Consolidations Will Occur Here Come the Experts!

Lead the Charge?

The Learning Circuits

I'm taking a bit more of a position in the question (maybe you could even call it a rant). So, if we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Work Literacy is trying to figure out how knowledge workers can be helped to improve their skills to take advantage of things like social media and new forms of informal learning. It is THE big question today.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources. There is also the New Media Literacies project. statement by Wendy Drexler in her paper prompted this question.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items based on social signals. Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010 David Grebow suggested this month’s Big Question (thanks David). 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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