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.

The Big Question - What I Learned About Learning in 2009

Upside Learning

The Big Question posed on Learning Circuits this time,as always , is thought provoking –. Having said that, it’s quite evident that the convergence of high-speed networks, powerful and capable personal computing devices (mobile/cell phones) will lead to a point where the need for desktop or laptop personal computers ceases to exist. The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion. Social Learning – Social learning has made it big this year.

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Types of Social Media Users

Upside Learning

In Learning Circuits’ Big Question for March , most experts agree that social learning is here to stay, differing only in the degree to which it’s used. The workplace culture of an organisation is identified as the biggest challenge in implementing social learning. Leigh Duncan- Durst’s blog gives an interesting categorization of the users of social media. So instead of experts, she gives us six levels of awareness leading to social media nirvana: 1.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingThis is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools.

ASTD's Big Question for December 2008: New Learning

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is What did you learn about learning in 2008? Mostly about finding a good "model" for mobile learning course design, how others tend to view immersive learning environments and how Social Media is taking off in the least likely places. The third big learning was that organizations who seemed the least open, most secretive and most regulated jumped into Social Media with both feet while other industries are still floundering.

The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Big Question on the Learning Circuit's Blog is about Social Networking and finding help and expertise if you have a question or a concern for which you need input and/or advice. The basic question is " If you need input from people, where's the best place to ask?" But, then the question breaks into sub-questions. The assumption seems to be that there is one "best" place for asking a question.

The Big Question: How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organisation?

Clive on Learning

This month’s Big Question in the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog is ‘How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organisation?’ Well one way to approach this issue is to step back from the technology and ask yourself whether bottom-up learning in general (which has always happened, but which social media facilitates) is appropriate for the target population? Tags: social networking BigQuestion

Social Media Marketing and Management for Course Creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite

LifterLMS

Learn about social media marketing and management for course creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Tina and Chris get into several topics around social media and automation for course creators and membership site owners. Social Web Suite is a social media management tool that helps entrepreneurs with navigating the complicated and ever-changing world of social media platforms.

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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Memory, Reconsolidation and Big Questions.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « 100,000 iPhone SDK Downloads in First Four Days | Main | Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 20, 2008 Memory, Reconsolidation and Big Questions. I am a big fan of big questions. I love the Learning Circuits Blog Big Question of the Month (BQOTM) and think that it has really spurred some insightful discussions that might not have occurred otherwise.

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. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009 Jay Cross response to this month’s big question “In a Learning 2.0 Social Business Design: Insights from HP’s WaterCooler - Skilful Minds , July 15, 2009 We need to begin seriously discussing “how Social Media Thinking will impact the greater whole of the company.&#.

Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results? So this is an excellent question. So in fact you can ask the same question for formal learning activities. This isn’t an easy question and there is no easy answer (or in any case not one answer).

The Big Question: What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015?

Clive on Learning

The May Big Question in the Learning Circuits Blog is What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ? But this asks us to look a little further out, to a time when economies will hopefully be back on the up and when new media really will be ubiquitous. Managers have started to question the money spent on traditional training, the time this absorbs, and to some extent the environmental impact.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ by Andrea on May 9, 2011 in performance support Each month, Tony Karrer at The Learning Circuits Blog posts a “Big Question&# for the learning and development community (Twitter hashtag #LCBQ). The questions prompt quite a lively and interesting discussion among online community members.

Network Feedback

The Learning Circuits

This month's question comes out of part of the dialog that occur during the recent Work Literacy course. While discussing social networking for personal learning, the question came up around being able to reach out and get help from people or find expertise in the form of a person / conversation. Thus, for November we are exploring: Network Feedback In Getting Help , I discussed some aspects of the central question being raised.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) | Main | "A Win-Win Scenario: Game School Aims to Engage and Educate" (WIRED) » August 31, 2007 "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech) ( Link ) "Corporate Websites are losing a bit of relevance," says Bob Duffy,Intels online community strategist.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Collection of Top Ten Lists / Predictions Posts (feel free to add your own!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Two Very Different Views of Publishing (heres a hint.I Im a big collector of these.please feel free to add your own favorites in the comments section. The first stop MUST be the Learning Circuits Blog "Big Question" The top Enterprise Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): VisualComplexity.com: A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Thoughts on the Use of the Word Ethnography | Main | Quote of the Day: Geertz on Defining Ethnography » August 17, 2007 VisualComplexity.com: A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks Manuel Lima has done a fine service here. His site, visualcomplexity.com is a great resource - a great compilation of a ton of resources related to visualizing complex networks.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005!

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

by Kevin on June 7th, 2010 The Big Question at the Learning Circuit’s Blog for June is “What Tools Should We Learn?” Social Networking/Bookmarking This is not so much a tool as it is a cultural shift in how we communicate and share. One of the biggest discussions in the last couple of years is around informal learning or social learning. Goes without saying…get immersed in social networking.

How Small Businesses Are Using Video to Grow Quickly

KZO Innovations

Even if your small business doesn’t have the marketing budget that allows for big video productions or doesn’t have anyone on staff that specializes in video, you can still create compelling messages through video that effectively resonate with your target audience. Of course, the big question is: How? Any company can easily get their start in video by creating a simple company overview video to place on their website or social media platforms.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. Increase in capacity of mobile phones and networks to make them potent devices for learning bringing Mobile Learning on the horizon. Emergence of social media (and reviewed focus on social and informal learning).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Mobile, collaborative and location-based learning" (FutureLab)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « September 11 | Main | Gamelab Institute of Play » September 13, 2007 "Mobile, collaborative and location-based learning" (FutureLab) ( link ) "MobiMissions is a new location-aware mobile phone game prototype created in partnership between Futurelab and the Mixed Reality Lab (MRL) at the University of Nottingham.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Small Basket of MindMapping Items | Main | Small Basket of Virtual World Items » February 28, 2008 Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here? Blends and extends the power of a social network outside of the Web site of that network. Im asking this question fairly seriously.

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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. The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SHOCKER: Most Kids Think That Learning from Games Would Be a Good Idea

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Will Thalheimer and the Answer to Who Learns What from Where | Main | Just remember, I think I thought of it first.the Intact Cohort Conference » April 22, 2008 SHOCKER: Most Kids Think That Learning from Games Would Be a Good Idea Paul McNamara over at Network World s BuzzBlog reports on a study from Project Tomorrow.

Get Help - Spam?

Tony Karrer

This month's ASTD Big Question on the Learning Circuit's Blog is about Network Feedback. You might want to take a look at the question by way of background. The basic question is how do you reach out into the vast network of people to get help. A lot of my basic thoughts are captured in: How to reach out and find expertise How to use Social Media to Find Answers to Questions How to Learn through Conversation Karyn Romeis has an interesting model.

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In case you missed it – a year in posts

Clive on Learning

The big question: predictions for 2010 The World in Figures 2010 1000 tweets but still not sure why February Homo Competens – learning, doing, sharing (review) How professionals learn The one-sided battle Confessions of a public speaker (review) The secrets of success (review) Just why do Aussies, Brits and Italians network so much online? Selling myself the masterclass The Big Question: how can we leverage open content in workplace learning?

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking - Jay Cross , May 31, 2011. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011. The Networked Workplace - Harold Jarche , May 22, 2011. How social media and big data will unleash what we know - Dion Hinchcliffe , May 12, 2011. 10 mobile questions - Clark Quinn , May 17, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily.

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eLearning Cyclops: Heading to #DevLearn

eLearning Cyclops

Looking forward to learning, learning and learning some more and also to meeting new e-learning peeps and many of the people I have gotten to know through this blog and my Twitter network. Labels: e-Learning , ISD , Social Media. One More Thing to Add - Big Question #LCBQ. My Big Question Response - Predictions for My 2011. It's The Big Question #LCBQ. My New Social Bookmarking Tool. Questions I No Longer Ask.

Hot List

Tony Karrer

The site is beginning to take into account social signals. In other words, we are using what is happening: with the content out in the network on the eLearning Learning searches that land on us and that occur on the site, and various other kinds of behaviors. Together these social signals indicate that the content is likely of higher quality (or at least of higher interest). Keywords are based on occurrences this week in addition to other social signals.

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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. The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone?

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Interview: Sheryl Plouffe – Use of Video in Learning and Development

Petra Mayer

She has been seen by millions over the course of her 25 year career in news media. So in broadcasting, I was hired to be the brand ambassador, have, you know, that network. Only we’re in, we’re the network, now we’re the person we’re the mini media company.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

But the reality was more than that as I explored in posts like Business of Learning and Models for Learning Questions. The second half of the prediction “self directed learning” got less attention during the year than I anticipated, but it was there and certainly was a big part of the discussion around social and informal learning. There will also be growth in discussions and social networks for collaborative learning. I still feel like it’s a big issue.

Informal Learning Flow

Tony Karrer

I've always been a big believer in the value and power of informal learning. Thoughts (OK Rant) on this Month’s Big Question The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On That's a pretty good list to start from. Over the past few years, I've written quite a few posts about informal learning.

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. PLE - “My PLE is where I store all my “keys” to the network. Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources. Questions that crossed my mind were: 1.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. Tony’s question is fairly specific, but anchored in the “what did I learn that I’m glad I did&# vein. Introduction to Social Networking. mean, you just hit the big red button and start recording. However, in this case the majority wasn’t actively using social media. Social Bookmarks.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. Not because they are wrong about social, but because they get so little right about LMS. Social Media in Learning , May 4, 2010 The Learning Management System has been with us for just 10 years or. Questions to. Social Media (95).

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

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15/5's – or – Fifteen/Fives

NuggetHead

However, in the world of corporate workplace learning and plugging into the city’s network of others in the same situation, I’m able to keep my finger on the proverbial pulse if you will. ls2010 model performance photos post test pretest ReLearn results sketches social media sybmols thoughts training tutorial twitter Web 2.0