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WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

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

According to Encyclopedia Britannica , this is a method of learning that consists of observing and modeling another individual’s behavior, attitudes or emotional expressions. Observational learning is a major component of Bandura’s social learning theory. It is the most natural method of learning as it’s what children do to acquire all the skills and behaviors they need to function in society. Social learning through networks.

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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).

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Facebook. LinkedIn. Share this on Facebook.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic. players to follow the VR trend, including FaceBook with their 2 billion dollar bet on the Oculus Rift. For more context on the ‘Virtual Reality Race’ check our LinkedIn , FaceBook and Twitter pages which are buzzing with activity and opinion. Learning methods have been proven and improved by the revolution in neuroscience, with MRI measuring activity in the brain during different levels of engagement.

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.

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

Of course, the point to be taken note of is that traditional methods of learning are getting replaced by smart and immersive ways. 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. General Video Learning Effective learning learning methods methods of learning video learning

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training. This ever-changing technological landscape is currently held captive by social media, and for good reason.

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How To Watch And Learn Effectively?

Origin Learning

Of course, the point to be taken note of is that traditional methods of learning are getting replaced by smart and immersive ways. 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. General Video Learning Effective learning learning methods methods of learning video learning

Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

Many of the typical methods of learning in the workplace make the learner a passive recipient of knowledge and skills. The method might be entertaining, interactive, and of their own choosing, but fundamentally these methods are passive for the learner. General conversations and/or meetings with people (formal or ad hoc). External personal and professional networks and communities (including online social networks like Facebook and Twitter).

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.

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

In followup to my list of websites with data relevant to social business , many people have asked for pointers to some of the most interesting data about social media, social business, and engagement. Although face-to-face will remain the most prevalent form of customer interaction, CEOs expect a step-change in the use of social media. Over 1/2 expect social channels to be a primary way of engaging customers within five years.

Social and Network Learning - Free Online Discussion - June 18

Tony Karrer

This is somewhat last minute notice, but Learn Trends will be having a free online discussion tomorrow on the topic of: Social and Network Learning Social learning and social networks continue to grow in prominence in corporations, organizations, and universities. The impact of networks, however, remains somewhat misunderstood. How should organizations “restructure” on network principles? Moderators: What is Social and Network Learning?

Learners promoting change

Learning with 'e's

They use Twitter backchannels and hashtags to track the conversation around their learning, and also connect with others beyond the classroom walls to continue discussions around the content they are learning. The videos accompanying these posts also reveal student concerns over traditional methods of teaching and learning, and a significant shift toward more autonomous, proactive and collaborative learning approaches.

The Dream of Personalization – Far fetch but Possible

Vignettes Learning

However, methods and technology still need innovation to make this approach better or feasible. The Oscillation method is presenting the emotional state of stories and allowing learners to bring in their experiences. However, there is very little progress or a lack of method in the learning industry that enables learners and workers to share experiences effectively. Much of the sharing happens in social networks and collaboration tools.

6 Reasons to Use Paid Ads to Sell Your Course

LearnDash

Simply log into your dashboard on the ad platform, whether that is Google Ads, Facebook, or something else, to see how much engagement your ads are generating. you can even track conversions so that you know how many of these “clicks” turn into paying customers. All the major social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn, allow you to pay to show ads to their users.

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Five Focuses For Sales

Your Training Edge

Determine what your best prospecting method is by analyzing your response ratio in various mediums. Be sure to count every medium you use, whether it’s phone, email, direct mail, networking or face-to-face. While looking at your prospecting methods, be honest with yourself and determine if it’s time to make additions to those methods. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning? by Paul on April 13, 2011 in Informal Learning , social learning Last week my girlfriend and I ate dinner at Darbar Indian Grill in Uptown Minneapolis with another couple (good food, but overpriced), and we got on the topic of surfing the net on the job. That’s right, FACEBOOK!

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. Social Bookmarking. The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. A method of sending messages or posting messages in a central location to be viewed and replied to by others over time. Social Network.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. Last week I had a phone conversation with Ian Huckabee of WeeJee Media.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ by Andrea on May 9, 2011 in performance support Each month, Tony Karrer at The Learning Circuits Blog posts a “Big Question&# for the learning and development community (Twitter hashtag #LCBQ). There is no central network the learners can access.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

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! 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. It is applied in a way that is measurable unlike other methods employed within a simulation.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. I asked via Twitter and in the session for other tools/methods that people use for Tapping into Your Social Grid.

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The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer. However, conversation quickly turned to the temporary staffing industry in general.

Networks and Communities

Tony Karrer

Mercenary Rationale for Network Work & Learning As I discussed in Evaluating Performance of Concept Workers , evaluating the performance of a concept worker is difficult because there's no right answer and most often the evaluator knows less about the subject than the worker. Limits of Search In Value from Social Media , I looked at a scenario where I'm evaluating a particular solution for my company / organization. This is why I say that Leveraging Networks is Key Skill.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

The 70:20:10 model of reference for workplace learning implies that traditional training methods are just a small jigsaw piece in a very large puzzle. 20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). Social learning means people. Social media also means people. Digitalizing social learning?

The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Big Question on the Learning Circuit's Blog is about Social Networking and finding help and expertise if you have a question or a concern for which you need input and/or advice. How to reach out and find expertise -How to use Social Media to Find Answers to Questions -How to Learn through Conversation And then the questions are even broken down further into more sub-questions which you can read for yourself at the original ASTD Blog posting Network Feedback.

The Power of Networks: Using Empathy to Build Strong, Lasting Connections

Everwise

Your social network can influence every aspect of your life. Networking is more than just showing up. In 2014, Carol Bartz (a former Yahoo CEO) and Lisa Lambert (founder and CEO of UPWARD ) co-wrote a piece in Fortune positing that women don’t network enough. But while we’re all aware that we should be socially active in our industries and wider communities, professional networking can be painfully awkward and often feels unrewarding.

How To Sell Online Courses From Your Own Website

Pinlearn

Once you know your purpose with the content, stick to the best teaching methods to achieve that result. Create An Attractive Conversion-driven Sales Page. Those kinds of pages won’t do any good in terms of conversions. Traffic doesn’t mean anything without conversions.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

Im not just thinking about the gadgets and the gizmos that you use or the instructional design "method" behind the process (e.g., I have your blog favorited in my facebook profile and it shows me when you have new posts. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, March 14, 2008 Instructional Strategies?

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

The 70:20:10 model of reference for workplace learning implies that traditional training methods are just a small jigsaw piece in a very large puzzle. 20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). Social learning means people. Social media also means people. Digitalizing social learning?

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

Conversely, mobile learning apps provides better and more varied content, are FAR more secure, work anywhere the learner needs to learn and can integrate better into the way learners think about and use their mobile devices. Private Social Networks Win Over Public. It was no surprise to many of us that Facebook was the most heavily trafficked web site in 2010 and displaced Google for the first time in many years.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

6 Tips To Create A Communication Strategy For Compliance Online Training

EI Design

They give you the ability communicate with your employees in a more conversational and informal tone. Sync Up On Social Media. In this case, social media is the ideal option. Facebook , Twitter, LinkedIn , and even YouTube allow you to reach out to your employees round-the-clock. For example, only members of your Facebook group can participate in the online discussion and access links. There are a variety of social media platforms to choose from.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Trello’s method is based on the Kanban technique , which uses a clear visual order to manage the production processes. Trello offers many methods of project management, including cards, lists, boards and color-coding. Plus, since learning, taking a break, and going back to review is considered an effective method to fight the forgetting curve , Tomato Timer gets bonus points for promoting knowledge retention. And finally, Quora can be used for networking. LinkedIn.