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 –. The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion. Social Learning – Social learning has made it big this year. At Upside we built a version of our LMS that came with a whole range of social networking and content sharing tools built in. Some interesting posts on our about Social Learning and Tools: 1. Six Social Media Trends.

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2010 Predictions - Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

January's Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog asks for our 2010 predictions. I think the growing popularity of social media apps on mobile devices will assist with a growth of social learning (I consider social/informal learning on mobile devices m-learning too). Google Wave will be released as a much less cumbersome application than the current beta version, but will struggle with adoption by general public. Social Media e-Learning

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. I also like to make occasional visits to Google Labs and Adobe Labs to "keep up" with the tech tools they are working on and to test drive any beta versions available. It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help.

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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « First Look Viewer for Second Life Has Voice | Main | Who Are the Beavers? » June 24, 2007 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog) This is a great list.and the following post is 50 MORE games !

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Want RealPlayer without ads? » April 03, 2008 Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone Its no Wikipedia but turns out the Encyclopedia Britannica has an iPhone optimized version. Thank You BBC! Main | Vintage Tech Predictions - Some eerily right.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #2.in Main | The World Continues to Get Spikier, not Flatter » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short Adobes Kevin Lynch on AIRs Open-Source Road to the Desktop (WIRED):"This week, Adobe released version 1.0 which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great Quote from Interview with Raph Koster | Main | "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology) » February 06, 2008 Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor I have used a lot of online photo editors like fauxto and pixer. I also know about the online version of Photoshop.whatever.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « stu.dicio.us | Main | "Is Web 2.0 MSN article) » July 02, 2007 Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course) Ive blogged about Andrew Keen before (but of course only in an amateurish way), but it is really easy to the impression that he and Michael Gorman are doing the intellectual version of spooning.

Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

Before you start writing your wish list, you have to ask yourself and your organization the right questions to land on the LMS that makes the most sense for your business’s goals, struggles, and desired future. Tackle the big questions about your learning strategy.

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. Emergence of social media (and reviewed focus on social and informal learning). The LMS will evolve to support ( not manage ) Formal + Informal + Social + Non-Formal learning components.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 2.

eLearning Cyclops

Because I had been teaching a face-to-face computer basics class, including some Office training, I had already a big jump on both knowing the audience and how they use the systems that were being upgraded. Keep in mind it did not reference much regarding social media. The social media and Intranet page were components that evolved during the development stage. If I worked with others I would create much cleaner versions. It's The Big Question #LCBQ.

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).

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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Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Chris Badgett: This is the power of modern social media marketing. Jason Resnick: Really, what it is, is asking questions of the person and/or the project to really start getting the characteristics out of it like, “What do you like about it? Maybe a social element.

How to Get Clients on Demand for Your High Ticket Coaching Business without Sacrificing Freedom with Russ Ruffino

LifterLMS

Many business growth strategies suggest building up a social media following by cranking out endless amounts of videos on YouTube and grinding out blog posts. And once your audience is big enough, the strategies say you’ll have enough organic marketing to sustain your business.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Solar power for your small and big mobile devices! in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. The last post was what I've been writing this year that social signals say is good reading. Big Question: get your innovative eLearning ideas out no matter what others think!

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

And it’s nice to see that in the hot topics, the Big Question has had an influence. eLearning Technology , March 9, 2010 As part of the Big Question this month Open Content in Workplace Learning? , 6 Reasons To Use Amplify for Collaborative Learning - The Writers Gateway , March 8, 2010 I recently came across this website called Amplify that works just like Twitter and other social networking sites. Will the same thing happen in social?

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC , which isan instantiation of that process. Social Media: An Interview STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012. Five Key Questions STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011. MOOCs are a big miss. big picture.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): PaperVision 3D - a 3D Flash Engine

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Avatar Experiment | Main | Fleck.Web page annotation » May 08, 2007 PaperVision 3D - a 3D Flash Engine That is a screen shot from PaperVision 3D. But the latest version, fully optimised for Flash 8 Image API, usestriangle tesselation to distort textures.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

The ActionScript for the player is written in version 2.0 so any version of Flash back to MX 2004 (v.8) I just recently upgraded to Flash CS4, but I built this player initially in Flash 8 which is several versions back. So, if you are using any of these Flash versions you should be fine: MX 2004, Flash 8, CS3, CS4, and my guess even CS5. I recently upgraded from Flash 8 to Flash CS4 which is a difference in 3 versions.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. Main | Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! Maybe itd be cool if nature could explain why it needs $32 freaking dollars from me for an electronic version of an article that must have already been paid for by their subscribers and for which the marginal cost is ZERO.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mobility Means Your Desktop.even in Linux

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Geek Alert! Any visitor to a Fedora advocate at a trade show booth couldwalk away with a version of the operating system on a pocket device." Positively Giddy that Firefox 3 RC1 | Main | 12th Annual Webby Award Winners.Nicely done and nicely designed.

From Corporate Training in a Company to Independent Course Creator with Kurt Von Ahnen from Mañana No Mas

LifterLMS

It’s always great to connect with the community which is some, of course, we’re big at over at LifterLMS, but tell us about corporate e-learning. I was doing a lot of web stuff, social media stuff and really pushing that stuff out. I got really big.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Geek Alert - Joke About Large Hadron Collider Ahead | Main | Audiko - Create Free Ringtones - even for the iPhone » March 27, 2008 Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop? MSFT, Adobe and Firefox are among the big players developing ways to run Web apps (e.g. But Prism has one big advantage: akiller app in the form of Firefox.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Microsoft preps StartKey: A ‘Windows companion’ on a USB stick" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

Instead of seeking to create another proprietary channel on USB drives this time, wouldnt MSFT be better served by working in a Google-like manner to create USB-enabled versions of their current software or even getting friendly with Portable Apps and not just absorbing U3 , this just feels like a clumsy play.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): MindMapping Blog and Online Mindmapping App

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A New CAPTCHA Approach (xkcd.com) | Main | Where do you begin when you havent posted in like 2 weeks? To be clear, while there is a free version of Mindomo (you are limited to 7 private maps and unlimited number of public maps), there are also pay versions that increase security and numbers of maps, etc.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Generational Change in the U.S. Military (strategy+business)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Kindle: Tom Crawford Executes a Perfect Double Rebuttal with a Twist | Main | Huh? Thesesenior officers were having difficulty with the concept of using acivilian social-networking site for military purposes. Uranium Ore on eBay. » December 07, 2007 Generational Change in the U.S.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs | Main | SCORM and the Whole 2.0 My favs include the new edition that includes like maybe a new chapter and obsoletes every used version out there so either you cant sell a book or you cant buy used but have to buy new. Im struck also by the announcement that the new version of the Kindle from Amazon.com is coming soon.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Review of Free Online Photo Editors (ExtremeTech)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « If I put a Webtop in my pocket, is it a Pocket Top? Now I know that Adobe is prepping an online version of photoshop but they better hurry and it better be compelling because these other editors are already therein a lot of ways. netvibes goes mobile) | Main | Quechup invite? RUN AWAY!!!!!!

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: James Gee and Learningq | Main | Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 » August 25, 2007 A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook Yep.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Who Are the Beavers? WE ARE THE BEAVERS!!!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog) | Main | Knowing Without Memory » June 24, 2007 Who Are the Beavers? Congrats to the players, coaches and a big Orange and Black shout out to the BEAVER NATION !!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « DevLearn 2007 Update | Main | More DevLearn 2007 Notes: The Great ILS Challenge Results » November 12, 2007 Zone Alarm Listen UP!! Please make sure that you have the latest version downloaded first: [link] Now follow the steps below: 01.)

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « This is a test of Jott. has just announced that with the latest version of it's LCMS instructional designers can kick-start iPhone courseware development. Main | Ive had some reports of this blog hanging up.anybody else having issues? » June 10, 2008 Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Why Elliott dislikes the term ‘social learning’ How machine learning will transform personalised training. 1:10) So without further ado, let’s kick off with the first questions. 3:06) Fantastic, I feel like I have loads of questions that I’d like to dig deeper in, but I need to move on and ask you about gamification. And now I’m 66 years old, so I guess I was playing with some ancient version of me! Well social learning does that.

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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 Evidently the big takeaway there was that you can social experiences in both and that those experiences will be different. Portal won Game of the Year BTW - you can try a 2D version on Kongergate).

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

Growth Engineering

I look forward to this interview and the questions that you’re asking. (1:11) If you were looking for an LMS today, what questions would you be asking? The very first question would be ‘what features do you offer?’ For me, I’m a data collector, I’m a big statistics guy and I always was with analytics. For example, SABA was always a really big name, but they’re sort of starting to slip off. Just one thing, what’s your thoughts on social learning?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): EduPunk? Please tell me this is the start and not the end

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ive had some reports of this blog hanging up.anybody else having issues? maybe its not punk that should be our ethos but folk maybe what we really need is Dylan and a non-violent, academic/intellectual version of the Weathermen. Main | Your integrity for a.t-shirt? shirt? » June 11, 2008 EduPunk?

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