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Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

expo (part of the time with fellow miscreant Jay Cross ), and it led me to think a bit more about social media tools and approaches. We were prompted to visit Blue Kiwi , which is probably the leading European social media platform. Vignette , on the other hand, started as a CMS for KM, but then added social media around it. And, of course, there’s now Sharepoint’s integration of social tools around resources. Tags: social

How Freelance Clients Find Me

Experiencing eLearning

Portfolio. An online portfolio is a requirement if you’re freelancing. Your portfolio is a way to tell your story about the work you do and the work you want to do in the future. My portfolio is on my business website. You don’t need to have lots of full courses on your portfolio. If I was starting over now, I’d register a domain right away and create my blog as part of my website and portfolio. Social Media and Online Communities.

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Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content

Trivantis

One of my favorite (and lesser-known) features on the Trivantis® Community is the ability to share Lectora® courses. As a diehard developer turned Community Manager, I still get the itch to play around in Lectora, so I love it when I have an excuse to create something new. If you are creating content that you’d love to get out into the world, there’s no better way than to place all your shared titles in one place on the Community, then link them to your portfolio.

How to Become an Industry Pro

B Online Learning

In this video, Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Articulate Community talks about how to become an industry pro. How to build your online portfolio through community Tips & tricks on establishing your expertise. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News Informal Learning Social Media community elearning instructonaldesign l&d pd personallearningnetwork pln shareyourwork storyline studio tomkuhlmann

Social Awareness Program For Instructional Design Degree

Nick Leffler

It wasn’t for any typical Instructional Design work which I’ve worked on (even in my side consulting jobs) but with social media skills at the center. I’ve done a lot around social media lately including participating in several Twitter chats. For the past several years I’ve focused heavily on increasing my social presence from LinkedIn to Twitter, and even this blog. Social Awareness Program.

Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education

Nick Leffler

About two months ago I wrote about increasing social awareness in higher education , specifically the MSIDT program that I graduated from. Developing the social awareness of the program has gone well, although nothing like I had planned. I began going in a few different directions; writing articles for various websites/magazines, writing blog posts for the MSIDT website, and reviving or creating social media accounts to share and converse with the community.

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Some of the ideas specifically relate to e-learning, while others may fall more comfortably into other portfolios. I see this kind of activity falling into the Public Affairs portfolio, as it concerns brand management. But of course, tweet scanning also falls into the Customer Service portfolio. The latest warm & fuzzy activity undertaken by its staff for the community. For example, I use Twitter as an international community of practice.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. Shift from networks to communities. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

In the past one year, I have made a career shift or should I sayexpanded my work portfolio (and I have describedthe move here ), and these posts and articles have been instrumental inhelping me make sense of the move and impart some value to the work I do. I have listed them insome sort of reading order or the way they made sense to me… Social Business The future ispodular by Dave Gray PuttingEnterprise 2.0

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

This could be your whole business website and portfolio with an integrated blog, all at one URL. There are also limitations to the types of files you can share, so you may have to host portfolio samples elsewhere and link to them. Your post is much more likely to stand out when it’s shared in other social media if you include an image. Build Your Community. Respond to and recognize your readers and the blog community.

Everything You Need to Know About Learning and Development Modernization

InfoPro Learning

The Total Cost of Your Training Portfolio. A portfolio of training programs represents a significant investment in company resources, including the annual training budgets of years past and the time and effort of training personnel, subject matter experts, and training vendors. View our Infographic for a visual journey tracking a single dollar invested in a Global 1000 training portfolio. Social Media: L&D’s Untapped Resource.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

Thursday, December 20, 2007 Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference I live in Canada and these days everywhere I look, I see snow. The Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Conference is hosted by Kapiolani Community College, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Online Resources for DE Resources for DE Rubrics Stephen Downes The Journal of Educators Online U Idaho - DE at a Glance Blog Archive ► 2010 (16) ► July (1) Online Social Networks Will Never Die!

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. In today's 10Q interview, Helen answers questions about her philosophy on learning, social media and her current projects in higher education, including alternate reality games: Who are you? What does social media mean to you?

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Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

What about online social education and Communities of Practice? Beyond the technology, the success of social learning is predicated on the culture of the organisation. My go-to success stories for social learning are Coca-Cola Amatil, who have cultivated active communities of practice across state-based factory floors; and Deloitte, who are the poster child for enterprise social networking. Community of Practice Case Study.

Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?

Origin Learning

The retailer with a portfolio of niche and luxury brands was faced with the typical growth and business needs. Creating a best practices community to enable effective knowledge-sharing on continuous improvement of customer experience. Social communication for a stronger network and common understanding across the multiple global locations via a single platform. How does an organization meet the learning needs of a diverse work base?

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources - eLearning Technology , June 24, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners. Shift from networks to communities. However, facilitating networks is not enough albeit it’s the necessary precursor to building communities.

How badges can benefit members and promote member engagement within your professional association

Web Courseworks

This blog post will look further into the actual value of these badges, the presence they have on social media, and how the badges benefit the members of EDUCAUSE. In 2014 EDUCAUSE launched a digital badging program, offering the opportunity to earn badges in five different categories aligning with professional development and community involvement. Leadership Awards Badges- awarded to standout community leaders through the annual EDUCAUSE awards program.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Portfolio. Q: I will obviously need to create a portfolio, and I know that it will need to begin with volunteer opportunities. What is the depth and/or scope of a typical person’s portfolio? How does one, as an entry level ID, maximize potential for a portfolio that will leverage the best job? Your graduate program should help you build a portfolio, including giving you an opportunity to create realistic examples.

4 Ways to entice the Unwilling Learner: Solutions for effective learning

G-Cube

We created an innovative training module for a large insurance company, who wanted to train their sales team on their portfolio of products for a niche market. To re-enforce classroom learning and lure in the unwilling learners, we created a web-based platform that provided a way to deliver traditional, virtual, synchronous and asynchronous trainings along with an array of learning tools like assessments, social media communities, checklists and a library of short learning videos.

How badges can benefit members and promote member engagement within your professional association

Web Courseworks

This blog post will look further into the actual value of these badges, the presence they have on social media, and how the badges benefit the members of EDUCAUSE. In 2014 EDUCAUSE launched a digital badging program, offering the opportunity to earn badges in five different categories aligning with professional development and community involvement. Leadership Awards Badges- awarded to standout community leaders through the annual EDUCAUSE awards program.

5 Tips for Promoting and Pitching Yourself as an eLearning Freelancer

Trivantis

Be a social butterfly. A great way to achieve this is through social media sites, such as LinkedIn , Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter. Bonus tip : eLearning forums like the Trivantis Community are a great place to network! It’s all about that portfolio. This particular tip echoed across the internet: “Portfolios should be considered the cornerstone for every e-learning professional,” says instructional designer and consultant Ashley Chiasson.

E-Learning Advice: Where to Find Work

Ashley Chiasson

However, before you can look for work, you need a portfolio of some sort because the potential clients…they’re going to ask you for one! If you don’t yet have a portfolio, I’ve talked a lot about building them, and even have a free course: Build Your E-Learning Portfolio – check it out! So, stop making excuses for your lack of portfolio and just take the time to get something together! Social Media.

Moodle LMS: How Can Higher Education Institutions Leverage a Moodle LMS?

Hurix Digital

This open-source, community-driven platform has to its credit millions of users thanks to its varied feature sets and flexibility. Besides, this community constantly examines the best practices of other LMS and incorporates them in Moodle to make it more effective.

What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach Nonprofits About Corporate Training?

Kea

Apart from the enormous social challenges that lie ahead of non-profit organizations, one of the key ones is the non-availability of high-quality and dependable volunteers/resources. However, their targets for fundraising and social goals remain high. Consider for a minute, the door-to-door Girl Scout cookie sales pitches versus that of an organization operating in your community. Social Media Friendly.

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Online Course Marketing: Tips for selling more courses and increasing your revenue

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

A course sales page is the webpage that has all the details about your course; an overview, a little bit about the trainer and any social proof. Testimonials: as a form of social proof. This additional value could be in the form of one-on-one support, group webinars, community aspects or access to exclusive content. Social media. Do you have a portfolio or website to connect? People aren’t on social media to purchase a course.

What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach NonProfits About Corporate Training?

MagicBox

Apart from the enormous social challenges that lie ahead of non-profit organizations, one of the key ones is the non-availability of high-quality and dependable volunteers/resources. However, their targets for fundraising and social goals remain high. Consider for a minute, the door-to-door Girl Scout cookie sales pitches versus that of an organization operating in your community. Social Media Friendly.

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What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach NonProfits About Corporate Training?

MagicBox

Apart from the enormous social challenges that lie ahead of non-profit organizations, one of the key ones is the non-availability of high-quality and dependable volunteers/resources. However, their targets for fundraising and social goals remain high. Consider for a minute, the door-to-door Girl Scout cookie sales pitches versus that of an organization operating in your community. Social Media Friendly.

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Building A Successful e-Learning Career: 7 Golden Rules e-Learning Professionals Should Follow

Adobe Captivate

Stay Active In The eLearning Community. Since eLearning is a digital career, it comes as no surprise that there is a strong online community of eLearning experts out there. You will need to stay on top of what clients want, and often eLearning forums and closed social media groups are a great place to find out what’s happening. You can also use this online presence as a way to build up a digital eLearning portfolio of past work.

Most awesome revelations in Working Smarter Daily for June 2011

Jay Cross

7 objections to social media in learning (and answers) - Donald Clark Plan B , June 11, 2011. Connecting with Communities of Practice - Harold Jarche , June 2, 2011. Social media & learning – note taking on steroids - Donald Clark Plan B , June 20, 2011. Social Media Revolution 2011 Video - Jane Hart , June 20, 2011. Why Social? Social Business Is Not Rocket Science - The Smart Work Company , June 17, 2011.

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The Neuroscience of Mood Boards

Learningtogo

Another term for showing your work is “working out loud,” which has become a popular way to enhance creativity and build strong communities of practice. There’s even a dedicated week to celebrate working out loud as well as numerous blogs, books and online communities dedicated to the subject. Pinterest – Try building your board right in this social media site. Behance – Repurpose this online portfolio site to build an online mood board instead.

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Implementing Social Media: Beyond The Hype. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media - The eLearning Coach , November 25, 2009. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning - The eLearning Coach , November 16, 2009. Social Learning Examples - Informal Learning , November 15, 2009. Social Media (126).

Get an E-Learning Job with these Simple Tips

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post I talked a bit on how to prepare for opportunities by getting experience and maintaining a portfolio. Here’s Why You Need an E-Learning Portfolio. Maintain a portfolio of your skills. You don’t need a formal portfolio that’s always visible, but you should have a portfolio that documents the work you’ve done and the skills you have. Clean them up a bit and they’ll make a great addition to your portfolio. Combine that with your portfolio.

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Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Rapid eLearning

I’m interested in seeing a portfolio of work that represents their technical skills as well as their instructional design skills. Add them to your portfolio with an explanation of what you did and why. One of the great things about social media is the access you have to all sorts of expertise. Develop a portfolio that demonstrates your understanding of instructional design. I also recommend combining your portfolio with a blog.

7 Best Places To Promote Your Explainer Video

mysimpleshow

7 Best Places To Promote Your Explainer Video While most social video sharing platforms have a different atmosphere, audience and expectations, there are some so popular that you are guaranteed to find your target audience on them. In addition to being an active, engaged community, YouTube also acts as a research avenue for millions of prospects looking to buy products and services online. Tumblr Tumblr is another underrated social platform.

How to Start an Online School – 6 Easy Steps

Pinlearn

If your course becomes popular among the community members of online learners, you can make seven figures a year. Social Media Marketing. Spread the good word on social media. Your website should have enough navigational and social features. Be active on social networking platforms. Expand your portfolio of courses. Do you have the skill to teach? Are you interested in teaching linear thinking and binary logic? Are you good at programming?

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. I mean, it goes back to that whole social proof aspect. What does that look like for me, and my portfolio, or my case study, or so on and so forth when somebody clicks the link and it doesn’t go anywhere?