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Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

For the latter, I was asked to address the question: “what businesses can learn from allowing employees to access social networking sites, and how allowing social networking can benefit businesses?&# If you block social media at work, they’ll take the ‘social media cigarette break’ and step outside with their phones (you can’t stop the signal), because they need their network to answer questions, share ideas, and more.

Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

My previous article, Social media: It’s not about the technology! focused on the internal use of social media by employees to import and share knowledge inside the organisation. Fix their problems. Fix the problem rather than try to wriggle out of it.

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Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform.

Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris

LifterLMS

Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It includes a shopping cart, a CRM, social media outreach, and more.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? What logistical items should you keep in mind when posting a video on your company’s Facebook page?

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. This in itself isn’t a problem.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. This in itself isn’t a problem.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. 10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2011. Facebook Brings Facial Recognition To Photo Tagging.

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SHRM 2018: People at the End of Every Policy

CLO Magazine

The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 17-20 in Chicago, included various leadership, learning and development sessions where speakers discussed the need to continue evolving workplace culture.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! Social is not a feature.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

Which brings us to the question as to the start of how to craft, design, and lay the foundation of using the social media platform as an effective engagement tool in the sphere of learning? What if the social learning platform can track, measure, and even predict a learner’s behavior?

Bad Management Practices

The Performance Improvement Blog

Social Media Thought Police. One is “Social Media Thought Police”. This is the futile practice of trying to control social media, such as Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter, that employees might use at work. Companies trust their employees with millions of dollars of equipment, trade secrets, and each other’s safety, but don’t trust them to use social media responsibly.

Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

E-Learning Provocateur

Educational Technology and Media mooc, but I was put off by its heavy connectivist approach. The course was supported by social media groups across several platforms, including Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. I remember similar problems from my uni days on campus.

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Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. It was assumed that trainers would access social spaces at regular intervals and interact with the learners, keeping e-courses updated all the time.

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. Instructor-facilitated workshop – meeting convened by an instructor; participants learn from experience of working together on solving a problem or creating something new.

The future is not here yet

Learning with e's

The biggest surprise for me so far has been social media: it is the biggest thing in the last ten years to hit the world of learning technology. You already mentioned social media as one of the most important technologies that have changed learning.

Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

So one of the things that I think is missing more than anything in education isn’t a specific model, but a culture. A culture of continuous iteration and innovation, a culture of making sure that we are constantly improving in education and that it is constantly reflecting the needs, the skills, the abilities, and the knowledge that students need to thrive in whatever region they’re currently living in. They have a global connected social media network.

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5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing

mysimpleshow

Using explainer videos for product awareness isn’t about telling your audience that your product is the best solution for their problems but rather about showing them how it works and how it can fix a problem they are facing.

Skills or literacies?

Learning with e's

I wrote a series not so long back on this blog about some of the digital literacies I considered to be vital is any individual was to effectively harness the potential of digital media and technology. Let me give you some examples of literacies that derive from immersion in a culture.

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?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths

TalentLMS

So let’s crack 5 insistent social learning myths, shall we? Social learning is a new thing. Social learning might be a lot of things but we can hardly call it new, and much less a “fad” It’s actually a decades-old theory based on the observation of a centuries-old practice.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Social Learning Social Networking

Cross-Generational Mentorship: Why Age Should Be No Object

Everwise

The only problem? We have an enduring cultural narrative where older, more experienced people impart wisdom to a younger, eager-eyed generation. Mentoring company culture Culture future of work mentorship millennials talent development workplace

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Small Basket of MindMapping Items | Main | Small Basket of Virtual World Items » February 28, 2008 Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

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11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

TechSmith Camtasia

Product videos are a great way to show your customers how to solve a problem. In fact, Facebook Live videos can really boost your content marketing efforts. Use video to capture errors or problems. Social Media. Social media video has stopping power.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

” 2 – Future hipsters - this video started off Social Media Week, 7 February 2012. “A workplace that encourages social learning can more easily become a social business. In this kind of culture, formal classroom training is superfluous.”

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Real learning happens only when it is contextual – meaning, when students can directly apply it in authentic activities, contexts and cultures. These opportunities should involve a social community which replicates real world situations. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

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How Corporate Identity Influences Employee Motivation

Your Training Edge

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.

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Internet Trends & What they Mean for Accessibility

3Play Media

Seven out of the ten most powerful companies in the world are tech companies including Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Facebook. Yet, despite the importance of the internet in our culture, web accessibility lawsuits are skyrocketing. Hours a Day with Digital Media.

Tools That Took the EdTech Industry by Storm

ProProfs

Instead of taking notes, they are now occupied with surfing the Internet, scrolling on Facebook, and messaging their friends on their smartphones, tablets, and laptops. This simple website solves a problem that so many teachers face: attending to students waiting for their attention.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « At the e-Learning Guilds Annual Gathering | Main | Late.but Jon Stewart reports on Second Life » April 15, 2008 e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1 So the general conference is starting today. Check this page for related instances of Meebo, flickr, PageFlakes, facebook, LinkedIN and Twitter.

Get Your Game On: 7 Questions to Ask Before Implementing Gamification

Association eLearning

The following is a guest blog post from Christina Smith, a content & client marketing specialist with a focus on social media at YourMembership.com. You can give points for reading, for voting content up, for social sharing, etc. What is the organizational culture like?