Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital


Communication has changed a lot over the last few of decades. Between our gradual switch to text messaging instead of calls and instant messaging and social media punctuating our lives in unprecedented ways, human resource departments are facing new challenges.

How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. Communication, right? Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place.

The Shift from Static to Multimedia Communication


In this day and age, people have what seems like infinite ways of communicating with each other but not all communication are created equal. When it comes to your company, have you considered multimedia communication? Ensure a message is received and understood.

Is Multimedia the Most Underrated Tool for Internal Communication?


The average person only has an eight-second attention span, which means that even the most revolutionary ideas must compete with things like social media and funny cat videos. Utilizing multimedia to communicate your next big L&D idea means that instead of being background noise, your vision competes head-to-head with all the distractions that usually move your communications to the “Other” folder. Instant messages with embedded links, videos, and photos.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning


The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. What is Social Learning? Why Social Learning?

Hike: How Free Offline Messaging Works

Origin Learning

With the coming of affordable 2G and 3G networks for mobiles , it is like we have been hardwired to Instant Messaging (IM) on our phones. In fact, IM applications have evolved to provide much more than simple text-and-emoticon messaging.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What is social learning?

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? Social Learning

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0

Email: Lost in Translation

The Performance Improvement Blog

Lost in the so-called "Email Scandal" surrounding Hillary Clinton's campaign for President is the fact that email is a terrible way to communicate anything other than names, dates, and times (just the facts!). The deeper problem with email is that it has never quite settled on a social mode.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others. How can social learning help people learn?

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Communication of ideas, thoughts and concepts. Short Text Messaging. Text message that are short bursts sent from a cell phone or a computer directly to another cell phone or computer. Text-based messaging systems allow for quickly communicating with someone in a synchronous environment.

WhatsApp For Learning?

Origin Learning

But definition wise, it is a freely available, user friendly, cross-platform instant messaging app that requires an internet connection to work. The app has become such a favourite with mobile users globally that it has fostered communication in many ways.

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. revolution has brought learning networks front and center with “ Connect and Communicate ” becoming the new mantra for training organizations.

Why we need both live and self-paced communication

Clive on Learning

I wondered why it was that we continue to value both synchronous and asynchronous communication and how it came to be this way. Moving forward to the options available post-war through to the 1980s, technology made possible a wide variety of new communication methods.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform.

The role of Mentor in e-Learning: Adding the Human Touch


There are divergent views on the benefits of Mentors in e-learning, but with increasing availability of internet connections and social collaboration platforms, the ‘pros’ are fast increasing compared to the ‘cons’! Similarly, many social collaboration platforms can be utilized- free of cost.

Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

Talk about email, Slack and instant messaging rather than business letter writing,” she said. “It Those are the things the computers can’t do: personal skills, leadership, communication,” she said. “We

Emoji: Now Appropriate at Work?


Emoji, once reserved for text messages between teenagers, are now seen globally -- even in the workplace. In fact, 76% of US workers admit to using emoji in communication at work. Depending on your company, emoji can be used in office communication or in your brand’s social media.

The Most Important Drivers of Employee Engagement

Your Training Edge

For example, using social media for an “employee of the week” program is a great idea. Better communication. Nowadays, when almost all business communication is reduced to emails, memos, and instant messaging, it’s important to make sure that you talk to your employees in person.

Mobile Learning and Games: 3 Ways They Mix

Bottom-Line Performance

We all used to think of our phones simply as tools for communication, but mLearning is changing the way we think about our mobile devices. Not only do we use them for communication, but now we can use them for entertainment and learning as well. mobile Learning games are social.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success


Community support for learning should be facilitated through the development of groups and support from mobile-enabled social tools. With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular.

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The Semantic Web Cometh – 2

Upside Learning

We read blogs, search, listen to pod-casts, and socially interact with groups of like-minded users in attempt to find something worth using. The web like other communication tools help us be what we are - ‘human’ beings, it helps us be social. Any tool that has the potential to help humans connect and share will become an inevitable part of our communication arsenal.

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Your Employee Engagement Toolbox


POPIn is one example of a micro social network, giving employees the opportunity to answer a single question, only open for a limited amount of time. Hyphen and 15Five are other social network platforms giving employees the option to post and answer polls and vote on trending questions.

What You Need to Know About Visuals, Video, and the 2019 Internet Trends Report

TechSmith Camtasia

We are visual learners, so those types of iconic ways of communicating gives us a level of depth and richness that words alone just simply can’t express.” – Vice President of Product Strategy Tony Dunckel. “ Meeker’s report shows more images being shared on social media.

Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning: Which is Right for your Learners?


Instant messaging. Let’s look more closely at some of the main pros and cons of each: Pros of Synchronous Learning: Because of the social nature of synchronous learning, learners can easily interact with instructors and other learners, making group activities possible.

Your eLearning courses could be closer to your trainees with a Virtual Classroom LMS integration


Whether you are from the corporate or education sector this powerful tool gives learners and instructors the opportunity to communicate, collaborate and learn from wherever they are, and from whatever device they like.

Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

For- communication in general is largely defined by the devices that we use. Instant messaging, video conferencing and the social media have changed the way we interact and hunt or scout for information. Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story?

eLearning for Medical Representatives

Enyota Learning

Surveys have revealed that while 74% of companies say converting leads into customers is their top priority, 79% of marketing leads never convert into sales and the reason for this poor performance is often the lack of lead nurturing and poor communication on the part of sales reps.

The Work-Life Balance Myth

Tom Spiglanin

E-mail was further increasing the pace of work, by facilitating communication between workers, whether they were down the hall, across the street, or around the world. At the peak of the influx, it added facile access to social media.

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Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?


With communication so key to language learning, it stands to reason that a person’s individual learning style could be linked to their preferred modes of communication.

Managing Remote Employees Effectively


The number one skill managers need to successfully manage remote employees is clear communication. This includes setting clear expectations, as well as frequent, regular communication and using tools to build an inclusive remote culture. Keep communication lines open.

7 Tips And Tricks To Send Online Learner Turnout To An All-Time High


Use Multiple Communication Platforms. Communication with online learners is one way to provide them with ongoing support , which is, in turn, one of the pillars of online learner turnout. Appeal To Online Learners’ Social Nature. Human beings thrive in social situations.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Curatr is our Social learning platform and it specializes in getting people talking. This seems like a bit on an odd omission; we are a social learning platform but we don’t have a discussion forum? Curatr works because social is woven into the fabric of every interaction.

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The End of Email?

Kapp Notes

Email, once the cutting edge “killer app,” is losing its privileged place among many teens as they express preferences for instant messaging (IM) and text messaging as ways to connect with their friends. The social network trumps almost all other forms of communication.

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Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

You can create learning paths featuring microlearning nuggets (for blended delivery) and integrate social learning features to provide higher impact learning. Communicate and collaborate. There are several features to facilitate communication with groups and individuals.