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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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.

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.

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.

eLearning Cyclops: My Big Question Response - Predictions for My.

eLearning Cyclops

My Big Question Response - Predictions for My 2011 #LCBQ. So, here is my response to the Learning Circuits Big Question , which asks to be more focused on our challenges, plans and predictions. Believe it or not, this training program will incorporate the following: A web-based training (WBT) course that incorporates QR Codes and social bookmarking in addition to simulations, instruction and job aids. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. eLearning Cyclops.

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!

Book Review: Social Media for Trainers, by Jane Bozarth by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

One of the current big questions for many instructional designers and their managers is, “What about social media? Can Twitter, Facebook, and the like deliver and support learning?” Tags: Social Media Jane Bozarth shows you how in this new book.

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.

Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Adding Facebook and Twitter to student participation - Dont Waste Your Time , November 4, 2009. Big Question - Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning - MinuteBio , November 2, 2009. The following are the top items based on social signals. Social media trends for 2010 , November 3, 2009.

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.

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?

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).

eLearning Cyclops: Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

Over at the Learning Circuits Blog the Big Question is "How do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning?" Social media - Right now I am in the midst of encouraging staff to use social media as a learning and teaching tool. Social media provides access to an immense amount of informal learning and direct access to experts outside the organization walls. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Questions I No Longer Ask.

eLearning Cyclops: This Month's #LCBQ - Fun

eLearning Cyclops

This months Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog is "How do you make e-learning fun?" Back to the Big Question, here is how I make e-learning fun: Add humor. Perhaps pose fun questions or topics they can discuss and make sure they know it is OK to have a fun, lighthearted discussion. Incorporating social media can help make this happen. Dont forget to add your two bits to the Big Question or tweet your comments using the #LCBQ hashtag.

eLearning Cyclops: The Other Stakeholder Wants It Now Too #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

I recently posted my response to the Learning Circuits Big Question (LCBQ). mobile, social media, off the LMS (at least painless access to what resides on the LMS), etc.) Social media, blogs, etc. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , e-Learning. One More Thing to Add - Big Question #LCBQ. My Big Question Response - Predictions for My 2011.

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): Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 | Main | Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence » August 28, 2007 Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) This story from Inside Facebook hippedme to what has to be one of the slickest apps on the iPhone. Thistranslation of the desktop-based Facebook experience is flawless. Issues I have with Facebook are 1.

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? A few weeks ago, a story came out about how Facebook will allow apps built for Facebook to work on other Web sites. Im asking this question fairly seriously.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Id like to pass along my latest addiction.say goodbye to free time. » November 21, 2007 OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us? My tea leaves seem to be saying that netvibes is looking like the big winner here.

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

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. Join Facebook and LinkedIN groups.

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.

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

The Big Question is back. December Big Question - What did you learn about learning? Getting Value from LinkedIn , Thomas Davenport and Blogging - He is Wrong! But the good news is that it appears that more and more people are getting it ( More eLearning Bloggers , Facebook Fridays and I'm definitely Pushing Harder Now and we need to adopt the attitude - eLearning 2.0 - Just Go Do It. I'm going after this just a little bit different.

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eLearning Cyclops: Informal learning. Maybe I Can Informally.

eLearning Cyclops

This months Big Question at Learning Circuits is regarding assessing the impact of informal learning. Or more specifically: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? It makes sense to use a social media tool to do this (e.g., Please dont think smile sheet, instead think individual questions delivered via social media.

Social Learning—The Enigma

Learning Cafe

Facebook has more than 800 million active users, each with an average of 130 friends. More than 50% of active users log on to Facebook in any given day. LinkedIn has 100 million professionals worldwide.(March million members in LinkedIn Groups who post 1.2 An easy assumption to make in light of these success stories is that social learning at work will work. Case studies of success of social learning at organisations such as IBM are compelling.

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!

eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom

eLearning Cyclops

Screen-o-Matic Screenr Social Bookmarking - Make sure they have all your online resources by giving them one link to all your bookmarks. Social Media - Get a back channel going in the classroom and keep it posted on the screen. Plus, what a great way to continue supporting learners by interacting via social media after the class ends. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Labels: Classroom Training , Cloud , Cloud Computing , ISD , Social Media , Tools.

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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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge OK.so The last session that Peter Smith and I were in, Halo vs. Facebook , was just awful. Evidently the big takeaway there was that you can social experiences in both and that those experiences will be different.

Learning 2.0: Everyone is trying to figure it out…and someone boldly proclaims Twitter to be dead

Bottom-Line Performance

The big question everyone is asking is, “How can we use Learning 2.0/Web 2.0 Interesting to me that the question is HOW and not SHOULD WE. One big comment I noted as I reviewed his results was that, for most students, their preference was for Facebook. They weren’t resistant to social media tools for learning - just having to ADD another tool onto one they already used daily.

How to Make a Lead Quiz Marketing Funnel

ProProfs

When you are coming up with a data-capture strategy, you may consider using Pay per Click on Facebook certainly because it has thousands of data points on people because admit it- it’s the fastest way to gather data about your website’s visitors. So, the big question here is-.

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2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??

Docebo

A learning management system is a big investment that drives innovation, growth, and ultimately untapped revenue. So, how do you figure out just how big that problem is? Unfortunately, like most everything else, it comes with a price tag. But not to fear!

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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: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

And a big congratulations to all the other winners of this years DemoFest. Social Media included Twitter, Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. This time does not include ongoing learner support using social media and Intranet pages. Limited staff participation in the social media elements, specifically Twitter. Due to the less-than-expected use of Twitter among staff, there was less participation in the social media elements.

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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4 Tips for Optimal Video Engagement

KZO Innovations

Since visuals tend to capture attention more than just words alone, the big question is, how do you keep viewers engaged? Engage your audience through media just like you would in an everyday conversation—it should be a back-and-forth exchange. It is important to connect with viewers across all social media platforms. If you have fans on YouTube, cross-platform engage with them via Instagram or Facebook. According to HubSpot , 85 percent of the U.S

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