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Learning Cafe

I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

Matrix

Observational learning is a major component of Bandura’s social learning theory. Mixing observational learning with hands-on learning is a highly effective (and cost efficient) combination. Social learning through networks. Social learning occurs pretty much all the time these days. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Skype, online encyclopedias and group discussion boards are just some of the more popular social media applications being employed today.

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Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

I respond, 'well I'm becoming more and more interested in the use of social media and microblogging for learning', I then get puzzled looks that say, "too much time on your hands", "what is he talking about?" For me though I see a real role for social media as a platform for business learning. Social media - fad or forever? As I've used each of these I've been struck by how easily this format (social sites) could be used as a platform for business learning.

Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?

Upside Learning

One of the perks of being involved in a sales role is the interesting and enriching conversations with clients and prospects. I need ‘Facebook’…. Of late one of the things I’ve heard from prospects and clients is “I need Facebook in my LMS&#. On further probing ‘Facebook’ translates to easy ways of interacting and sharing information with colleagues and friends within the organizations defined boundaries. Do you want Facebook in your LMS?

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

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Stuart Crabb of Facebook #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Facebook didn’t invent that, just created a great tool. What does it mean to be social? We’ve been doing social networking for millions of years. (He’s He’s using Facebook timeline to tell the story). 1970 Marshall McLuhan ‘the medium is the message’ 1995 The Internet 2004 Facebook and the social graph – the social layer of the internet which allows people to connect and share. YOU are the censor of your own social graph.

The Social Network and the Risks of Informal Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

The movie The Social Network has been in the news this week — as it’s been for the last six months or so — for racking up eight Academy Award nominations. It’s a great film, and, as we’ve seen, great fodder for an ongoing conversation on peer networking and the entire nature of the world we live in today (as well as for debate on whether or not it was fair in its depiction of its subject: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg).

Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

We are all very familiar with social networking platforms such as MySpace, Flikr, YouTube, Twitter, Bebo and Facebook. This is not so of a new generation of social networking technology, which is being used to provide software services under trading names such as Ning, CollectiveX, Sossoon, Hiitch, Huddle, Mzinga, British Telecom's Workspace (project management), Clearspace, and even Microsoft's Sharepoint.

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. You can also find 6 invaluable tips on how to use Facebook for eLearning, as well as 10 additional tips on how to run successful Facebook groups. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Why Facebook Is Such a Powerful eLearning Tool.

Jeff Cobb’s New State of Association eLearning Report

Web Courseworks

As the explosion of social networking takes hold of the internet and the dynamics of information sources change, learning has taken on a new trend of being increasingly learner-centric. Mobile and personal computing technology combined with the ability to share information easily across a common platform such as Facebook, YouTube and blogs has provided a veritable gold mine of data. Professional Development social networking YouTube

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ).

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. Below I've captured aspects of our conversation (interestingly enough done via email - how old school). The standard model for asynchronous conversations is discussion forum software like vBulletin. I also looked at Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic. Stefanic: LearnBrite is created from a belief that by combining the best and latest technologies with proven eLearning techniques, we can provide the most effective learning experience and outcome. players to follow the VR trend, including FaceBook with their 2 billion dollar bet on the Oculus Rift. Danny is an educational entrepreneur.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives. So now that I’ve said my peace, I’ll get off my Twitter pulpit and share five ways to utilize Twitter for social learning: 1.

Creating Secret Facebook Groups to Create Class Discussion

DigitalChalk eLearning

When looking to find an effective method to create discussion for your class, training, or just group discussion, creating a Facebook group is a great way to do this. Just like you would have a conversation in the face to face class an online classroom needs this discussion atmosphere as well. When you create a secret group this hides the group and all its content from anyone else on Facebook. Here are the steps you need to take to create your private Facebook group.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. Working out loud ranges from specific, objective-driven collaboration (as in the case within project teams) to just sharing of thoughts and ideas with the wider social networks. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

Today it is hard to imagine your life without being connected to the social media world. In the hub of social activities, a lot of things are available for increasing people’s engagement with the world. While connecting to the world of learning, the impact of social media on education can’t be ignored. The world seems to be smaller because of the use of technology such as social media. Impacts of Social media on Students. Negative effect on education.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

If you are a member of LinkedIn and have strived to achieve a level of completeness on your profile… you have been gamified! But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? Furthermore, “ One global community site, for example, raised Facebook engagement by 92 percent, discussions/comments by nearly 300 percent and social network traffic by 90 percent through a badge and challenge-centric gamified system. Have you ever been gamified?

How To Watch And Learn Effectively?

Origin Learning

Facilitates conversational and visual tones of content consumption. Last year, between April and November, the amount of average daily video views on Facebook doubled from 4 billion video views per day to 8 billion. It is also predicted that it would take someone 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks in a single month. The post How To Watch And Learn Effectively? Learning has no boundaries.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Hughes: I think virtual worlds and 3D learning are still at their infancy and have a very long way to go before being accepted and utilized as much as let’s say Facebook. The question we should be asking ourselves is how we could integrate augmented reality, motion tracking, and state-of-the-art peripheral devices to create effective learning environments and stop thinking of these devices as separate resources.

Why Explainer Videos Are the Perfect Tool for Increasing Conversions

mysimpleshow

With so many new businesses and brands popping up by the day, it’s important for companies to make an impact quickly to increase conversions. Explainer videos have been proven to increase conversion rates at no end, so let’s dive into how exactly they do that. If you can do that successfully, you have yourself a fantastic tool that will boost conversions. In fact, on Facebook alone, videos are shared 12x more than links and text together.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Almost every time I have a conversation, I learn something new. But I don't have nearly enough time to have conversations, learn and write blog posts. So now that some people called me influential , I'm hoping that I can leverage my influence to inspire people to have a conversation with me and help me with my lack of time. So, here are my suggested 100 conversation topics that I wish I had time to speak to you ( yes YOU ) about. Here are my 100 conversation topics.

How To Watch And Learn Effectively?

Origin Learning

Facilitates conversational and visual tones of content consumption. Last year, between April and November, the amount of average daily video views on Facebook doubled from 4 billion video views per day to 8 billion. It is also predicted that it would take someone 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks in a single month. The post How To Watch And Learn Effectively? Learning has no boundaries.

What to Do When Discussion Goes Pear-Shaped: Or What I Learned From Reading “Crucial Conversations”

Pract.us

Book Review: “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High” You know those times you mix it up with a fellow employee, dear friend, or relative? And in their book, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High , authors Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler lay it out for you. And the explanations, strategies, and tools in Crucial Conversations come directly from that experience.

Is Your eLearning Effective for Dummies?

Integrated Learnings

Conversational tone. That conversational, natural language also helps make it a quick, easy-to-understand read. Why not make eLearning read more conversationally? You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable. I recently started teaching myself how to play harmonica with the help of a book from the For Dummies series. And I'm impressed. These guys are good instructional designers.

Content Marketing Basics Going Into 2019

KnowledgeCity

It creates specialized content that can be used on different platforms including: Social media marketing. Before you can use content marketing as an effective tool to drive profits, first you must develop a content marketing strategy. You can use social media, search engines, conversations with customers, feedback, surveys and input from coworkers to create relevant content. Amplify your content using social media.

A beachhead for learning – Learning Conversation with Helen Zwicker, CEO Kiama Community College

Learning Cafe

It has been operating since 1986 and is focused on delivering services to its communities along the South Coast of NSW including training, education and learning experiences that offer critical employability skills and contribute to the enrichment of the community, both economically, culturally and socially. Helen, welcome to Learning Conversations. Helen: We work really closely with a lot of agencies and network groups.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Technology can provide a vehicle for continuing conversations beyond the time and space constraints of the classroom and conflicting schedules. Some of the technology-aided tools that can be adopted by new-age Trainers to help them connect more to the learners and teach more effectively –. Social Networking Sites. There are many popular social networking sites available which provide an opportunity for learners and trainers to connect and learn together.

Simulacra and stimulating conversation

Learning with e's

I enjoyed some really interesting and stimulating informal conversations tonight in a variety of watering holes around the Plymouth Barbican area. On Facebook people I do know tell me stuff I don't want to know about'. But it also shows up what some people see as a contrast between the frivolous nature of Facebook, and the way Twitter is becoming a serious professional networking tool.

eLearning for Leadership Training – Making it Effective

Integrated Learnings

You can present the employee’s side of the conversation either in text or voice recording, and then provide the learner with multiple choice options for response as the manager. This can be effective, however, the drawback is that the multiple choice answers limit the learner to choosing something rather than coming up with the answer on their own and receiving feedback as they would with a role play exercise in a classroom. By Dean Hawkinson.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace Over the past few weeks Ive conducted about 17 interviews with current college students and recent graduates. Everyone who has graduated from college since 2005 has a FaceBook account. Im not sure how this relates to danah boyds recent blog article on Viewing American class divisions through FaceBook and MySpace. A few people commented that MySpace is too garish; the FaceBook look and feel is more classic.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Integrated Learnings

Stephen Covey is a well-known organizational consultant, perhaps especially well known for his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. So when it comes to negotiating for training project resources, the link between the learner experience and business goals can be a key part of the conversation. For us, this habit is about being able to work with people across organization levels and functions, and possibly with varying agendas, to produce effective training.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Several research giants like Bersin, Gartner, LinkedIn, and Forrester recommend it. A study released by LinkedIn in 2017 says: “80% of L&D pros agree that developing employees is top-of-mind for the executive team. Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. For instance, knowledge retention is more when the employees can watch and learn how to respond to Facebook queries than read about it.

How to Make Effective Use of a Test Generator for your Business

ProProfs

Increasing Conversion. In this article, we are going to tell you about effective ways that online test makers can be used for your business. So, if you’re sharing a quiz on a social media platform like Facebook, you maximize the chances of lead generation. Effectively such quizzes can help-. Increase conversions- Integrate your quizzes with a marketing automation tool to turn leads into customers. Spark Interactions on Social Media.

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5 Strategies to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Lead Generation

ProProfs

The real question is, can you attract traffic and generate high-quality leads to match your conversion goals? With a vast array of marketing platforms and lead generation tools at your disposal, it can be challenging and complicated to determine which ones are effective and deliver results. But are your campaigns effective? What can you do to improve the effectiveness of your lead generation process? Go Social.