Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

So, here’s my leap from that “over-the-partition” informal learning scenario to how social media can support social learning: YouTube (in other words, video learning). Guess who else is getting in the social media game? Social Media.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative

Your Training Edge

If you were asked to name the top three current trends in business in general, my guess is that “social” would make the list. We’ve all heard that most of learning is informal, and much of informal learning is social (coaching/mentoring, talking in the break room, chatting online, etc.).

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. The eLearning Coach , November 4, 2009. Review: The Back of the Napkin - The eLearning Coach , November 2, 2009. Big Question - Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning - MinuteBio , November 2, 2009. Empowering learners in an Induction Program - Free as in Freedom , November 1, 2009. Social Media (28).

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

Facebook is well known for their effective and personalized L&D programs. This L&D program goes deep into teaching best practices in leadership – using case studies, coaching circle exercises with executive team members and team building.

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Gain Social Media Muscle – Strive to generate group discussion and create reasons for learners to log in again and again. After splitting seminar attendees into “project planning committees,” I challenged the group to select core characteristics of their game program.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

With the integration of social media tools,eLearning further transforms the way learners learn, think, work and collaborate with peers. McGonigal says “games offer meaningful social experiences that can translate into the real world.”( [Please share your comments below.]

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Gain Social Media Muscle – Strive to generate group discussion and create reasons for learners to log in again and again. After splitting seminar attendees into “project planning committees,” I challenged the group to select core characteristics of their game program.

LMS – A Digital Learning Repository That Creates a Learning and Coaching Culture

CommLab India

So, how do you ensure that your organization has a healthy learning and coaching culture? Let us see how a digital learning repository, in the form of an LMS, can help you create a learning and coaching culture in your organization.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

With the integration of social media tools,eLearning further transforms the way learners learn, think, work and collaborate with peers. McGonigal says “games offer meaningful social experiences that can translate into the real world.”( [Please share your comments below.]

Corporate University:Include Technology

Your Training Edge

Smart phones, MP3 players, and social media almost make it a necessity to include a technology plan in the roll-out of the corporate university. In addition, with the right LMS you can administer online programs very well. In today’s environment, technology is king.

Microlearning improves employee training programs

Aptara

Microlearning improves employee training programs. A particularly effective strategy is offering training and development programs that continuously provide employees with growth opportunities. Microlearning is becoming a staple in professional training programs.

RSDR 4: Development

Your Training Edge

First, let’s examine formal training programs, such as classroom, online, and social-media based learning. Or, you may have a formal training program that serves as a “funnel” for the rest of the organization.

CORPORATE INSTRUCTION IS STILL DISCONNECTED FROM MILLENNIAL LEARNING STYLES – A LIST BASED ON OBSERVATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Wonderful Brain

You’d think with all of this proven—and nowhere is it more evident than in large corporations—that learning programs would have been adjusted to align instruction with M proclivities for workplace education.

Infographics and Learning

Learnnovators

Social media platforms play a key role in popularizing infographics by people sharing these with their network. There are even ones that have gone viral over social networking sites! Programming Skills. Infographics can help us design better learning programs!

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50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Coaching – a relationship in which a trained coach helps an employee develop the knowledge and skills to be a more effective manager by addressing real situations that manager faces in workplace. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

People Development: Stop Spending, Start Thinking

CLO Magazine

During the 2007 financial crisis, consulting and coaching clients often asked me: “Could we deliver similar value this year from half of the budget?” It’s easier to convincingly connect office furniture design to core performance figures than coaching or training.

Grown up digital

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The book is based upon a research program which involved interviews with close to 10,000 people in 12 countries. The social media technology is a given for the netgeneration. All the writing about the enormous shift in communication patterns are from the people who are not did not grow up with the new social media; they are still amazed at what's possible (including me!). Or is it social media that already shakes hierarchies?

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

If, for example, you are a business owner who wants to add training programs to your service offering and you don’t need to track their progress or performance, then you likely don’t need a full LMS. A user-friendly interface that guides your learner through the program is a must.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? I always thought that program was extremely innovative. Howard Gardner listened to us describe the program series for two hours.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

This effects workers in northern states more often than in the south so we have made that point abundantly clear throughout the program. Most recently, Ive been working on training programs for the propane industry.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. This approach also encourages the collaborative and social learning experience.

Connie Malamed – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

She is the publisher of The eLearning Coach, The eLearning Coach Podcast and the Instructional Design Guru mobile app. Learnnovators: You are known for your immense passion for sharing your knowledge and skills with others in the community, and run a wonderful blog, The eLearning Coach , with a focus on providing practical advice to those just starting out in the field as well as to experienced designers and developers.

5 social learning tips to enhance your blended learning strategy

Wizcabin

What is social learning? Social learning is a method of learning in which employees can acquire new behaviour through observing and interacting with others. It is also essential as it helps to strengthen social skills and relationships. Social media and online forums.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs.

Screening of an Innovative Film Locally

Kapp Notes

Coaches. Educational Program Developers (K-12 and Corporate). I’ve attached a small flyer if anyone would like to post this event on their social media sites or send a a personal invitation to a friend. Also, our social media hashtag is #rethinkingmovie.

Everybody’s Due-ing It! Ideas to Drive Non-Dues Revenue

Blue Sky eLearn

Mentor and coaching programs, including reverse or reciprocal mentoring programs (for example, Millennials mentoring Baby Boomers). Sponsored ads on social media. Sponsored takeover of social media channel(s) for a day.

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Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events.

One Voice, Many Hands

CLO Magazine

The Generation T movement aims to change the negative perception of fields like construction, masonry and utility services while connecting inquisitive students and potential workers to training programs and apprenticeship opportunities. The U.S.

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How to Help Your Managers Embark on their Learning Journey

Learning Wire

Data shows the average completion rate for MOOCs is less than 15% possibly because, as discussed by Fosway 2 , “too few learning designers look to embed social learning into their programs to help people apply their learning and sustain behaviour change in the workplace.”

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8 Top Learning and Development Podcasts

Elucidat

These conversations cover a broad spectrum, from the potential of AI in learning, to digital transformation, to social learning. The eLearning Coach. This podcast from Connie Malamed ranges from instructional design, cognitive psychology, visual communication and social media learning.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. The ultimate goal of blended learning is to combine several media in one course.

Simulations in Online Learning

Your Training Edge

A simulation can be part of your online learning program, so let’s discuss how you can do this without running into the issues that online learning may create. It does not have to be anything complex, but your program may be limited by the type of technology you can offer.