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eLearning Conferences 2012


Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! link] April10-13, 2012 CiTE, The Pearson eCollegeUsers Conference, J.

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. Here’s how a typical LinkedIn network might look: Your weak ties are smaller circles, not at the center of a cluster I heard more support for the Weak Ties theory while attending a Knowledge Management conference in 2005. At the conference, a representative from Raytheon Corporation spoke about a study they had conducted among their vast employee population.


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5 great speakers from the AITD conference - a summary of ideas

Sticky Learning

A couple of weeks ago I flew up to Sydney for a few days to attend the Australian Institute of Training and Development's 2010 conference. I'll give you a bit of a summary in this post and will provide a link to my Twitter feed for the conference, I think that will help to flesh out how I found some of the sessions! I write a blog, use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc but what did I know about Social Media really? I found the conference well worth my time.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Jon on January 27, 2011 in Informal Learning , Video , eLearning , social learning There’s a great Wired magazine article this month in which Chris Anderson, curator of the TED Conference , makes some provocative statements about the power of online video as a social learning tool and facilitator of innovation: I believe that the arrival of free online video may turn out to be just as significant a media development as the arrival of print.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference. There was no time, given the amount of material we had to get through in that day, to even learn their names, let alone how to communicate with each one of them most effectively.

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Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. To the reviewer’s horror, an emergency conference call revealed that everyone else was willing to give it a try this one time. Trying something new can be stressful, but there are ways to try new eLearning methods that make the experience easier. Share this on Facebook. It was a bright and glowing computer screen.

Tips for Training Remote Employees and Turning Them into a Team

Your Training Edge

You can also use it as an effective tool for employee training and development. The channel can be used for sharing all kinds of educational content as well as videos your team members make, which can also be one method of supervising remote employees. As over 20% of remote employees report feeling isolated, this particular method of team building is the best you can use to help them. Follow her on Facebook: [link].

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10 Astonishing Corporate Training Statistics and What You Can Learn From Each

Your Training Edge

To make it more effective for you, here are the key takeaway from these corporate training statistics to make your training more fruitful. Use a Combination of Learning Method. According to the 2015 training industry report, almost one-third of training hours were delivered with a combination of learning methods. It is better to ditch mundane learning methods in favor of more action-oriented models with real-life scenarios.



Canvas – This is another open source LMS that is dependable, and had brought about a revolutionary change in the method of education. It is created for educational institutions, and the best thing of the canvas LMS is that the students can combine their canvas LMS account with social media account such as Facebook and Twitter and indulge in what is called social learning. Both the LMSs offer networking conferences for users to exchange ideas.

How Corporate Identity Influences Employee Motivation

Your Training Edge

However, it’s equally important for brands to establish strong emotional connections with their employees, as they’re the best and most effective brand ambassadors. Big companies such as Google, Apple, and Facebook, have taken a new approach to the whole internal branding concept and they’re blazing trails for others by showing them how to recruit an army of highly inspired and motivated employees. Building a strong corporate identity is one of the key ingredients for success.

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“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Here’s a sentiment commonly heard in training departments and conference rooms: We’ve always done instructor-led training. It’s time to learn the what, why, how, and where of new methods….Companies Facebook was in its very early stages, and Twitter wasn’t even on the radar. A new report from Visiongain predicts that the MOOC market will grow immensely in the next five years, especially for “companies looking to implement effective training programs for employees.”.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning


For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Communicate with a peer or supervisor via email, video conference, or realtime chat. The survey revealed that the average employee learns through the following methods, to the following percentages: Experience on the job – 45%. Formal learning methods (instructor-led trainings, for example) can be quite expensive.

The show must go on: How physical events are moving into a virtual realm


Many companies are turning to video conference services like GoToMeeting and Zoom. Further, Facebook, Twitter, Google and Salesforce have instructed employees to work from home, a remote migration that’s growing rapidly, and these types of services are helping.

Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s a tried and true method, but it isn’t the most efficient way to manage things. Losing files is easy, and accomplishing any sort of meaningful or successful archiving method is more work than it’s worth. Fortunately, she found an alternative with the help of Facebook marketing guru, Mari Smith : After installing the trial, it was smooth sailing. A lot of my work is in training people how to manage their Evernote and Facebook accounts.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. In a learning culture, we start with the performance goal and then select the mix of methods that will help employees acquire and retain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs they need in order to achieve those goals. This is a list of 50 of those methods. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

50 Marketing Ideas for Course Creators to Thrive in 2021 [Quotes]


Then again, if you are eager to learn what these professionals have said, you are giving you direct access to their top tips, ideas and proven success methods. Tetiana is a Facebook expert with more than 14 years of experience in online marketing.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

“When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud-Better for You; Better for the Firm Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand.

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Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

But, for the time being, let’s focus on why MOOCs are so effective and how you can use them to your advantage. Fortunately, there are 7 fantastic online tools and resources that can help you develop ideas and methods which will connect with the participants and teach them new skills. The latter is especially effective, because Lucidchart allows you to create a variety of diagrams, flowcharts, mind maps, organizational charts, algorithms, and UML designs, among others.

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How to Teach Music Online & Monetize Your Skills (Guide)


A number of reasons make online lessons a preferred method of teaching music: They save time. Then, decide who you want to teach (children or adults) and adopt the learning method that suits each age group. A video conference program/app (Skype, Google Hangouts, Zoom or Facetime).

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2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??


Ensure you inquire about security parameters for credit cards and other payment methods to make sure your audience has the best experience possible. A learning management system is a big investment that drives innovation, growth, and ultimately untapped revenue.

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LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Missed the beginning due to a phone call, but glad to actually hear Janet’s voice after all this time interacting through blogs, Facebook, etc. Basic goal: make learning more effective through new media.

Live Training vs. eLearning: Which is Better? The Results Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, as I reviewed the responses from readers over the past two weeks, I found that far more readers favored a combination of classroom or instructor-led methods and eLearning. One reader tells us that surveys show that classroom training is preferred by learners: "As a global organization, we have encountered the e-Learning vs. classroom battle as well.results from internal surveys have shown that the preferred method of learning is via classroom training."

10 Informal Learning Examples

Ed App

Listening to podcasts is a highly effective informal learning example for auditory learners. With popular platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook, where almost everyone has an account, learning mainly happens through social interaction with peers.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

Makeovers are the most popular of all seminars offered at the Presentation Summit, the annual conference for the industry. This new way of working requires a different approach to talent development to ensure that your leaders have the skills and experience to be effective.

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What is Microlearning? Examples, Strategy, and More


Share on facebook. Facebook. These outdated teaching tools are quickly becoming replaced by the likes of entertaining micro-content providers such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn. Share on email. Email. FOCUS.

Demystifying Working Out Loud


Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. Demystifying #WOL: Some questions I have encountered when discussing working out loud in forums & conferences or with colleagues: Q.

Teach Yoga Online & Make a Living: Complete Guide


To make it work, consider using Instagram and Facebook, as your main communication channels. Creating a Facebook group will help you connect with your student network better and in a more sincere way while going live on Instagram on a scheduled time can help people see more of the real ‘you’.

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#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

Kapp: The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education - If you are in the training and education space, you cannot not have this book. 5 Gaming Elements for Effective E-Learning. Comment on Facebook (it’s Free!). The blog book tour for The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has come to an end. I’d like to thank everyone who participated in the tour. THANK YOU!

How to Grow Your Community and Niche Network through a Virtual Summit with Jan Koch from WP Agency Summit


The tools for running a virtual conference are more accessible than you may think. To learn more about Jan Koch, be sure to check out his Facebook group WP Mastery. Right now I’m doing WordPress development and I’m focusing on hosting these virtual conferences.

Using Webinars to Remotely Train Your Staff for as Little as Zero Cost


We don’t offer webinar services or tools at Capytech, but we have in-depth knowledge of the training industry so want to give you as much information as possible to help you quickly put in place a viable and effective solution for your business.

What is microlearning?

Limestone Learning

Managing partner Paula Yunker recently attended Training Magazine’s Training Conference and Expo in San Diego and attended three different microlearning sessions herself—and that was just scratching the surface! It’s is not a tool or method—it’s a way of looking at what information the learner needs at the time they’re trying to accomplish something. Let us know in the Comments section below, on LinkedIn , Facebook , or Twitter

We’re Blazing a Trail to Portland for ACLEA’s Annual Meeting


The theme for this year’s Association for Continuing Legal Education’s conference is, “Blaze the CLE Trail,” and with the informative slate of sessions on the schedule, the CLE professionals in attendance are sure to leave with inspiring ideas to put into practice back home. Digging deep into your members’ learning preferences and using that information effectively to target communication and personalize content will keep your members engaged.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

In their article “Eight Habits of Effective Critical Thinkers”, Guinn & Williamson identify several qualities that clearly identify why critical thinking skills are so desirable (Guinn & Williamson, 2017). Learning how to think more effectively leads to better decision making and job performance. I recently attended a conference on behavior and learning. For the most part, educators use lecture and other didactic methods of instruction.

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ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

an online Q&A Session for the Virtual Conference and a session on using Web 2.0 Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0 Can a highly regulated and slow to change Insurance Industry adapt these new methods of learning? Could you please discuss methods for encouraging users to use collaborative methods?

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How To Sell Online Courses From Your Own Website


Once you know your purpose with the content, stick to the best teaching methods to achieve that result. You can start by creating an account for your online education program on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. . Speak At Public Events Or Conferences.

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

Influencer social proof takes advantage of what marketers call the “halo effect.” A complimentary conference registration? A conference hotel upgrade? ASAE features their conference speakers in Associations Now articles. You first need a method to request and receive testimonials at scale, for example, automatically emailed evaluations. Use a portion of the testimonial in Facebook and LinkedIn ads.

Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with 'e's

That is one of the key reasons I believe blogging is a powerful method of professional engagement, and as Lawrence Lessig argues: "Blogging, a bit like forums, are spaces where people can congregate to share ideas, engage in dialogue over particular issues, and learn a great deal. Fire And Brimstone (>92,000 views, 11 comments) I wrote this post in a beach hotel just outside Lisbon, Portugal where I was an invited speaker at a conference.