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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. If we separate the human aspect of social networking from the technology, we can learn a lot more about the power of networks – not just from today’s pundits, but from many years of sociological research on the topic.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present. Why is networking so important anyway?

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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. 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. Facebook, aka social networking.

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. 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. Facebook, aka social networking.

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. 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. Facebook, aka social networking.

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

Jane Hart

In their jobs, workplace learning professionals continue to make heavy use of e-learning authoring tools as well as web conferencing tools (which are on the rise this year by the way), whereas their own personal/professional toolsets include a wider range of social and other tools.: If your organization doesn’t like the idea of using Twitter for company conversations, then the next best thing is to set up some sort of corporate company (Twitter-like) network.

Facilitators: Make Your Virtual Training Stick

Bottom-Line Performance

Synchronous virtual training is led in real time by a facilitator. Set up an internal social network (a basic Yammer setup is free) and encourage participants to log in and discuss during your webinar. You’ll want to be as direct and straightforward as possible in a global setting… even more than you would be at a business meeting in your home office.

Back to Basics – What is eLearning?

Rob Hubbard

This was one of my friends, a nurse, on Facebook last week, venting her anger against learning technologies. Clive Shepherd in ‘The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual’ describes elearning as ‘ when we use computers and the networks to which these are linked, to in some way support the learning process’. This type of synchronous learning also allows the session to be tailored to the audience as their reactions to the material can be gauged within the session.

Microlearning under the Microscope: How to Incorporate Microlearning into Online Training

Mindflash

Take learning to the next level by making the game social—learners can post scores, earn certificates, team up, and keep playing for deeper understanding. Or divide learners into subgroups and challenge them to create collaborative social quizzes to test each other. Business simulations and case studies: Create real-life stories related to business issues. Micro-blogging through social networks like Yammer can extend the conversation and make learning real.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As the Senior Partner of Bob Little Press & PR , you have been providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services to many organizations in the ‘learning’ and ‘learning technologies’ industry for years. Some run their businesses as lifestyle businesses, while others aim to grow the business to the point where it can be acquired by others. After 25 years in the business, I’m still learning things about PR. Social learning and curation.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. Not only did we witness many IT organizations allowing non-BlackBerry devices like iOS and Android handsets onto their networks, several historical “BB only shops” moved to cut the venerable BlackBerry totally out of their long-term device strategies. a.k.a.

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

mLearning Trends

Authors use "write once/publish to many" methods and tools to create content for delivery via text messaging, voice, mobile web or native app, and can leverage support for every major mobile device used in business. Advanced Mobile + Social Features. Not doubt about it, social content and informal learning are playing a larger role in enterprise education and the blended learning experience. Twitter, Yammer, Jive, RSS feeds). You can see we've been busy.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

I am quite amazed at the number of vendors who really have zero idea on what the terminology of online/offline synchronization. Synchronization has now been completed. Here is a list of LMS vendors who offer online/offline synchronization via a mobile device, although there are a few who offer this but only via a laptop/desktop). Avatars, Image characters, backgrounds that are business or work oriented. Social Learning. Standards are Facebook and Twitter.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. Even in organisations where L&D priorities are closely aligned with business priorities there’s plenty of head-room for improvement. Facebook Press Room. What is social presence? Facebook for Learning?

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. Social media: It’s not about the technology! -

The Digital(K): Friend or Foe?

Learning Wire

So why shouldn’t business take advantage as well? Unfortunately, as NYU Stern faculty member Anna-Laure Fayard astutely points out, most businesses today are not taking advantage of the technology as they ought to; that is, without understanding its human dimension. Often, direct interaction requires more work, and should be saved for instances where synchronous interaction is necessary. Often, we are faced with questions such as: Should I write an email or use Yammer?

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

I was reminded of the challenge in adding space for contemplation in eLearning when I listened to Pat Morrison, KPCC Public , and her May 3, 2011 interview with Sheryl Turkle (MIT Social Media Scientist) and Nicholas Carr (New York Times writer) on the topic “Technology and the Internet: can they change our brains and behavior?” With the integration of social media tools,eLearning further transforms the way learners learn, think, work and collaborate with peers.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

I was reminded of the challenge in adding space for contemplation in eLearning when I listened to Pat Morrison, KPCC Public , and her May 3, 2011 interview with Sheryl Turkle (MIT Social Media Scientist) and Nicholas Carr (New York Times writer) on the topic “Technology and the Internet: can they change our brains and behavior?” With the integration of social media tools,eLearning further transforms the way learners learn, think, work and collaborate with peers.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

It is not quite a computer science degree, a technology degree nor a business management degree. It was an extended (10 semesters) degree that dealt with how to manage information through technology in business. Today’s businesses cannot survive on traditional business practices anymore and must integrate (and stay abreast) with technology. Social Networking/Bookmarking This is not so much a tool as it is a cultural shift in how we communicate and share.