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Social Learning: How to Build Conversations into Your eLearning Courses

Mindflash

You can build social interactions into your eLearning courses by integrating Yammer with Mindflash. Yammer has been a long time Mindflash customer, and they use both Mindflash and Yammer in many of their training programs to create people-to-people interactions. Here are three simple things you can do to use Mindflash and Yammer to build valuable interactions into your eLearning courses. Uncategorized yammer

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

ProBoards and ZetaBoards are free hosting services for publicly viewable forums. You can create private blogging groups on sites like BuddyPress , but this may not be feasible for very large classes because authorized users must be added individually. Nearly 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies already use Twitter, and having your employees Tweet can raise customer awareness and promote positive perceptions of your brand.

Practical Ways to Design Social Media Into Your Training Programs

Mindflash

Since spring of this year, I have designed several learning programs using Yammer with good results. In this post I’ll show you how I use Yammer in our training classes and how you can too. Once you have your learning objectives, content, and a basic idea of what your activities will be, you can begin to make design decisions about what you can do in social networking tools, like Yammer. Why not put that lecture in Yammer.

When to Choose Self-Paced Learning Versus Live, On-Line Learning

Mindflash

” Take an inventory of your current learning content and content you need to create in the near future and decide what is permanent and what is likely to change often. An enterprise social network, like Yammer , can be used to host live discussions between facilitators and peers. You can use Mindflash to build up an extensive library of learning content that your employees, partners, and customers can access on their own time, at their own pace, and use as an ongoing resource.

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

Effective learning designs make use of activities in which learners create their own learning. Learning departments should reject their secluded offices for desks where the sales, customer service, or operations teams sit. Then write something on it, like What’s causing your customers pain, and how should it be fixed? collaboration learning and development Social Learning web tools yammer

BYOD vs. 1:1 Debate Creates Opportunities for the Device-Agnostic Designer

Mindflash

IT Simplicity: Fewer device variants to support, and greater negotiating power for corporate bulk discounts from equipment and service providers. And, of course, hybrid strategies can mix and match advantages ad hoc to create a custom organizational device provisioning strategy. Integrate social media tools, such as Yammer , with learning experiences.

Should You Replace Classroom with Online Training?

Mindflash

I know, listening to a lecture on your company’s new customer service process is not exactly a TED Talk. Instead of using valuable classroom time conducting lectures, create a (or a series of) self-paced online training courses that explain the new customer service process. In this course, you can explain the new model, discuss examples of how it can be used to improve service, and quiz people on the highlights to review what they learned.

Expanding the Learning Ecosystem

ATD Learning Technologies

Conduent Learning Services. They wanted to create a comprehensive learning ecosystem, underpinned by state-of-the-art technology, that would enable employees to spend at least a few minutes every day building a habit of learning. By late 2015, Conduent had developed enough infrastructure to accomplish that goal, creating several “environments” within its “learning ecosystem.”

Expanding the Learning Ecosystem

ATD Learning Technologies

Conduent Learning Services. They wanted to create a comprehensive learning ecosystem, underpinned by state-of-the-art technology, that would enable employees to spend at least a few minutes every day building a habit of learning. By late 2015, Conduent had developed enough infrastructure to accomplish that goal, creating several “environments” within its “learning ecosystem.”

7 Ways to Get Learners to “Buy” Your Online Training…And Return to “Buy” More

Mindflash

Stores—brick-and-mortar or eCommerce sites—want customers to buy their products or services. Similarly, for online training, you want trainees—whether employees, partners, or customers—to buy (or buy into) your eLearning content. Effectively, to become loyal customers. Keep your favorite eCommerce site in mind as you read on, think of your trainees as customers, and try some of the following techniques to get them to “buy” your online training program.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

ProBoards and ZetaBoards are free hosting services for publicly viewable forums. You can create private blogging groups on sites like BuddyPress , but this may not be feasible for very large classes because authorized users must be added individually. Nearly 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies already use Twitter, and having your employees Tweet can raise customer awareness and promote positive perceptions of your brand.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

ProBoards and ZetaBoards are free hosting services for publicly viewable forums. You can create private blogging groups on sites like BuddyPress , but this may not be feasible for very large classes because authorized users must be added individually. Nearly 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies already use Twitter, and having your employees Tweet can raise customer awareness and promote positive perceptions of your brand.

Digital learning as a ‘third place’: Lessons from the coffeeshop

Nomadic Learning

Later yet, Lloyd’s insurance exchange and the London Stock Exchange were created directly from the Lloyd’s and Jonathan’s coffeehouses, where sailors, navigators, scientists, ship owners, financiers and financial traders met. These institutions provided financial services necessary for the development of newly discovered technologies and the industries that emerged from them. By: James Bassendine.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. For details on how to create a podcast, see How to Create Your Own Podcast on About.com. Yammer.

15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Features: Ability to leave feedback, set sharing options, create to-do lists, monitor revisions, give approval on projects, and more. Plus, Zoho Social (which mimics a social media interface), allows document management, create networks with your partners/clients, chat and exchange ideas with your employees. Disclaimer: I am not paid nor am I a representative of the companies mentioned below. These recommendations are solely based on thorough research and my own personal experience.

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Challenging Trends: Data, Learning and the LRS

HT2 Labs

We’ve done this for many common platforms in our area already, including Skillsoft, Degreed and Yammer. “Building on the concepts of ‘personas’, that is, data relating to a person that is not just a log of their learning activity, gives us an opportunity to create hypotheses based on localization data, for example, do folks in Malaysia upload more videos than those in the US? (In

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The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Most people in our industry probably see the following three services as their core social media tools: Twitter , Facebook , and LinkedIn. Many organization are also using internal social media services like Yammer and Slack. But if you use a service and no one’s there, what good is it? Does your organization use a social media service? The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media.

Navigating the New Normal: Advice from Degreed Clients | Cargill

Degreed

We’re interviewing clients across a wide variety of industries to hear how they’re supporting their newly-remote workforces, creating virtual learning programs, and maintaining productivity in uncertain times. We serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial, and industrial customers in more than 125 different countries. Cargill provides an essential service to the world—providing ingredients, feed, and food that nourish animals and people.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

More content can be created by more contributors. Social media communities can now create communities for external learners – customers, resellers, technicians. Customers are now so knowledgeable about cars using the Internet. Cisco Learning Network Cisco wanted to support certifications around the world for technicians who service their networks. Create a safe place for people to ask their questions Sales people could share their own content.

Three Simple Ways to Get Started with Social Learning

Mindflash

When you add them all up, social learning is about people learning from each other and creating their own learning through participation and practice. The problem with in-class social learning is that it requires a top-down approach where the trainer creates an activity, schedules the session, and directing the students. Our job is to design activities, implement technologies, and/or create environments that support what people do naturally.

Bright Corporate Outlook for Employee Development Doesn’t Mean You Need a Bigger Budget

Mindflash

Create a list of books people can read to improve certain skills like technology, design, leadership, finance or whatever other skills your organization needs. Or buy some of these books and create a library in your company. For example, book club discussions or classes on how to be a leader or on customer service. Rather than spend the money upfront, start off by using using free social software services like Yammer or Social Text or Wikispaces.

A Review of 2011 and the Future of Workplace Learning

Mindflash

In my view, the only way to provide training and performance improvement solutions that add value to the organization and the only way those services can be prioritized properly is if they are aligned with what the business truly cares about. The second point I tried to make was that many learning activities can be facilitated in class or on social networking platforms like Yammer. Create your own Twitter-powered personal learning network.

New Learning Solutions

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Blogger Outreach , I'm now getting quite a few emails that are announcements of new services, products, events, etc. Addresses Real Pain Point Tell me the pain that customers are feeling that will make them pay for your solution – or adopt your free solution. A corollary to this is to make sure you tell me who your customers are. For example, create a business simulation that integrates with those products. Who do they perceive to be their customers?

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. He knows it’s inevitable that businesses will construct networks that connect everyone in their ecosystems to co-create and deliver services that delight customers and share collective intelligence. Front-running companies are installing social networks such as Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, SharePoint, Ideo and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow.

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

New features include m-learning on the iPad with native app (no on/off synch), integrates with Yammer, themes, custom URL, assessment tool, the authoring tool is the key component, help and feedback tab. Sales service – in my experience awful. . #22 The system was created specifically for business, which in of itself makes it unique. It is the holiday season and for those who see me as the grinch (okay a few vendors do, but I digress) here is a special post.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. It’s inevitable that businesses will construct networks that connect everyone in their ecosystems to co-create and deliver services that delight customers and share collective intelligence. Front-running companies are installing social networks like Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, Ideo, and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

The year kicked off with lots of potential, lots of excitement in the air and lots of customers gearing up to purchase new systems, despite global economic woes. Web Conferencing – You would think that all these services would have a native app for tablets. Create your own news board, beyond just some RSS feeds? Yammer. Built in SEO (search engine optimization), e-mail marketing, marketing tools, CRMs (customer relationship mgt – used for sales).

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

mLearning Trends

We're pleased to report the adoption and use of mobile learning by enterprise customers has been accelerating throughout first half of 2010 -- yeah!!; The bigger the customer and/or engagement, the more revenue that deal can contribute and the easier it is for us to expand operations and assemble an even stronger team. Twitter, Yammer, Jive, RSS feeds). The bigger the customer/engagement, the more sensitive they are about support for training industry standards too.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. 10 Predictions for 2011: Trends that Will Reshape the Training Industry Total spending for training services will increase by an estimated 7-9%.

How to Make Your Online Training “Go Viral”

Mindflash

Content marketing uses content for the purposes of attracting and retaining customers and online training uses content for the purposes of helping people to learn. In both disciplines, the content is valuable only if people (customers or learners) pay attention and buy or learn, respectively. When you’re selling your online training , of course you need to market it to get your customers. Create Engaging Training with Haiku Deck and Mindflash. I’m not a marketer.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Imagine a baggage handler accessing a job aid on his or her bag tag scanner or a copy machine service technician connecting via the machine interface to a live, virtual mentor. That may be because while apps are easy to create, they are not easy for corporations to support. Collaborative learning also can be informal discussion groups in Yammer, rating content on SharePoint or mashing up a video.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

True, most of our partners and customers who launched mLearning initiatives in 2009 and after all seemed to be ramping up their efforts to include other divisions and geographies but pilots remained “the norm” for newer accounts. The other interesting tablet trend we experienced in 2011 centered on heterogeneous versus homogenous device selection criteria; either the customer wanted their mobile learning accessible on any tablet (iPad, Android Xoom, RIM PlayBook, Kindle Fire, whatever!)

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

LMS Template - eLearning 24-7 , May 21, 2010 Provides a template you can use when comparing LMS vendors, thus creating an apple to apple process. In a previous post I shared how to create the graphic elements for that course in PowerPoint. continued) - Sana Easy Bloggers , May 10, 2010 Last week we shared our visions on using Google services (such as Analytics) as an alternative to expensive LMS software. Rule 1: Don’t Create the Course. Best of eLearning Learning.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

How To Create A Visual Hierarchy - The eLearning Coach , April 27, 2010 You can communicate a secondary message through a visual hierarchy of text, graphics and video on the screen. Post from: The eLearning Coach How To Create A Visual Hierarchy …Tags: Tags: GRAPHICS MEDIA elearning design graphics for elearning screen design visual hierarch. It can be used to create a virtual environment (or world) which can be accessed through a variety of clients, on multiple protocols.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

Knowing how to use graphic editing tools and being able to create your own graphics is essential. Create a bookmarking site and share it. Create a Wiki for team collaboration like PBWorks. Start with a service like Yammer or Ning to control the audience.