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Training & Social Media: Fitting Into the Modern Marketing Mix

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Potential customers can and are researching and learning about products and services online and within their ever-growing trusted social network. Traditionally marketing departments developed strategies, researched market segments, crafted messages and delivered programs to get prospects into the sales funnel as early as possible and hand-off to sales to walk the prospects through the education, evaluation and close stages. Social Media training

Training & Social Media: Fitting Into the Modern Marketing Mix

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Potential customers can and are researching and learning about products and services online and within their ever-growing trusted social network. Traditionally marketing departments developed strategies, researched market segments, crafted messages and delivered programs to get prospects into the sales funnel as early as possible and hand-off to sales to walk the prospects through the education, evaluation and close stages. Social Media training

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8 Game-Changing Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business

ProProfs

Are you still not convinced about the power of social media and the benefits it offers for your business? But when you begin your activity on social media, knowing where to begin is easier said than done. So, consider these game-changing social media tips that will help you grow your business: 1. That’s where social media comes in. When followers glance at your social profiles, it enables them to understand what you’re all about.

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 on the other hand supports research while also encouraging a learning process that is rich with peer to peer interaction.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. If we separate the human aspect of social networking from the technology, we can learn a lot more about the power of networks – not just from today’s pundits, but from many years of sociological research on the topic.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners. But first, What is emergent learning? Emergent Learning is a condition and an outcome of organizational culture, strategy and purpose.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media. Targeting is one of the most powerful aspects of social media marketing. When creating videos for social media, it is important to engage viewers quickly.

6 Important Reasons Leaders Should Be Using Social Media

Learnloft

Today, it’s become the norm for employees to not only know their leader on a personal level but to be connected with their leader on social media. The shift to a leader who is not only present on social media, but also an active contributor has become less of an anomaly and more of what the best leaders are doing on an ongoing basis. When leaders are social they get the opportunity to show they are human and can connect with their people on a human level.

Networking the future #EDEN15

Learning with 'e's

Audrey Watters and Maarten de Laat at EDEN Maarten de Laat's keynote speech at EDEN 2015 contained all of the ingredients for thoughtful and reflective consideration of how we now teach and how students now learn in an increasingly networked society. A professor at the Dutch Open University, Maarten de Laat researches into networked learning and the use of digital media in education. Teachers need active networks of learning to make the leap to new forms of learning.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. working from anywhere - home, cafeteria, library, where you will.and we can see the need for the individual to take ownership of their professional development. Characteristics of a PLN Everyone''s network looks different.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers

Big Dog, Little Dog

Welcome to the seventh stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, Social Media for Trainers. If you have been following the blog book tour , then you know Jane's book not only provides an introduction for understanding how to use social media tools, such as blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and wikis; but is also chock-full of examples. Social learning works in a similar manner in that it allows the learners to perceive others for comparison and self-evaluation.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. What is often happening are piecemeal and fragmented approach at attempts to use Big Data or Social Media or the affordances of the Cloud. Collaboration is the only way to make sense in a complex world and define emergent practices that work.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. In this post, I am going to explore six key requirements necessary from an organizational and leadership standpoints to make collaborative and emergent learning work. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING? Emergent Learning is a condition and an outcome of organizational culture, strategy and purpose.

Mental Models, Design, Working Together, & Social Media

Big Dog, Little Dog

You can find mental models in documents; you can also develop them by talking with expert performers who can describe the models they use as they work. Beware Social Media Marketing Myths - Business Week. For many business owners, social networking is as valuable as a Hot Pocket is nutritious, consider the following myths: Social media sites are free. Social media sites are a great place to find new customers.

The Future of Leadership Development in the Digital Age

Infopro Learning

Developing the capabilities of leaders who will be taking over responsibility for successful business outcomes in the future is now at a critical milestone for our learning community. Here are just a few of the questions we must answer when developing leaders for the future: What is the implication of the current business climate for leadership at all levels? For those of us charged with the responsibility of developing future leaders, the future is now.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

For the Love of Learning

Learning Rebels

it is, for me, all about building my “Personal Learning Network” or PLN. For those of you who are in the dark about DevLearn, let me initiate you – DevLearn is a Learning and Development conference sponsored by the eLearning Guild It’s main focus is on technology in learning. Because of this, I observed some pretty nifty stuff which made me wish I was more of a developer. I have just returned from the DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas.

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MOOCs Are Too Uncontrollable – People Could Do Anything!

Your Training Edge

Even corporate MOOCs that incorporate social media don’t necessarily use Twitter— Yammer is a popular private social network that businesses can use to ensure the privacy of employee communications. Stephen Downes, who along with George Siemans ran the very first MOOC, describes what he calls “emergent properties” of MOOCs. These things are emergent properties, for example, emergent knowledge or emergent learning.

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Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace by Paul on February 21, 2011 in social learning If you’ve paid any attention to the adult learning landscape over the last few years, you know that the new social learning push is being fueled by the emergence of social media. Social Learning Blog - March 7, 2011 [.]

Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017

Your Training Edge

Rapid change in technology, a significant surge in the number of smartphone users, and constantly evolving social media have changed the way people learn new things. Learning and development strategies of companies must change with time to address the emerging challenges. Here are top five learning and development trends that will dominate 2017. Develop your training strategies around these trends to get maximum return on your investment. Social Learning.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. She was also listed in the Top 25 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media in 2013 and 2014. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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The Learning & Development Podcast: Developing A Digital Mindset With Myles Runham

looop

The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. This transcript is from the conversation between David and Myles Runham on developing a digital mindset. Listen to episode 66 of the Learning & Development podcast here.

EMEA Reporter: Back Channelling Takes A Step Forward by Nic Laycock

Learning Solutions Magazine

The back channel adds value, extends the reach of conferences, builds personal networks, and supports curation—and that’s only the start! Emerging Topics Getting Started Professional Development Social Media Training StrategiesThe “back channel”—mainly a stream of participant comments on Twitter—has become a mainstay of conferences.

How can We Train People on Web 2.0 and Social Networking When They are All Just Emerging Now?

Vignettes Learning

Social media and Social Networking simply allow us to collaborate better, faster, and cheaper. when all of the skills, tools and attitudes are just emerging for ALL of us? This comment I find most interesting since it poses a hard question to trainers and e-learning developers. Through Ray Sims' blog I found this video of Matt Moore with relevant ideas on adoption of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0.

Is Wearable Tech a 2014 eLearning Trend to Watch?

Bottom-Line Performance

Just look at mobile learning, social media, gamification, serious games and the like. A growing number of organizations are developing a set of best practices for their corporate learning programs that takes all of these “trends” from the past few years and turns them into a set of tools that can actually be put to use. Emerging Technology emerging trends and technologies elearning trends emerging technologies wearable tech

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Less Formal Training; More Informal Social Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

are all examples of resources that enable people to build highly customized “personal learning networks” for themselves. Given that the average employee only spends 31 hours PER YEAR in formal training, staying current requires employees to develop skills in social learning tools and strategies. Storify lets you create stories from a variety of social media resources.

Using Facebook as a learning platform

eFront

Facebook makes it easy to network and interact with other virtual students, and because most people know how to use Facebook they don’t need to become familiar with a new platform. It’s also relatively easy to create apps for Facebook, making it a great canvas for developers to add cool new functionality and get users involved pretty quickly. Best practices eLearning Social Media education elearning Facebook learning

The Learning & Development Podcast: Lessons From The Line Into L&D with Paul Jocelyn

looop

The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. Listen to episode 63 of the Learning & Development podcast here. David James: Welcome to The Learning & Development Podcast. What’s emerging?

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India.

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60 years ago today

Learning with 'e's

Soon there were 2 computers in the corridor, and then later an entire suite, networked in a dedicated computer suite. The web arrived, and we found ourselves beginning to network across the globe, forming the first social networks. I began to experiment with satellite and video teleconferencing, which emerged from research I did during my teacher training. Twitter became the most valuable and reliable continuing professional development I had ever experienced.

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Marc My Words: LinkedIn and Lynda—Perfect Together? by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

LinkedIn, the online social media giant that focuses primarily on professional career development, communities, and. networks, has acquired Lynda.com, an online eLearning provider that focuses on skill building. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Management Training StrategiesWill this marriage work from. a learning perspective? Here is an examination of that question, from the point of view of eLearning managers.

The Learning & Development Podcast: Applying Digital Marketing To L&D at SwissRe with Satoshi Probala

looop

The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. Listen to episode 60 of the Learning & Development podcast here. David James: Welcome to the Learning & Development Podcast. Do we offer the right skills resources to develop?

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

I believe they are all very essential reads for today’s learning and development folks. Some of the might seem out of place in a list for L&D folks, but I think it is important to read around a subject to understand the context, and the emerging patterns. 5 Workplace Learning/Training Social Media for Trainers Jane Bozarth. 25 Network/Web 2.0 26 Network/Web 2.0 The Social Media Cigarette Break (internettime.posterous.com).

How new technologies in digital marketing can increase your customer engagement rate

Teachlr

Introduction Digital marketing belongs to areas that change daily thanks to the rapid development of technology and the emergence of new tools and applications. Whenever a new social media network or technology appears and becomes.

Troubling Trends in Organizational Networks

Jay Cross

For all the talk about networks and knowledge sharing, it appears many organizations aren’t practicing it. However, a somewhat clear picture emerges from the findings. While the access to the Web and use of social media are way up from when Internet Time Group conducted a similar study a year ago, the overall picture is not rosy. They are not tending their networks. Lack of professional development. Business Intelligence, CLO magazine, December 2008.

Making connections

Learning with 'e's

One major phenomenon of the last decade has undoubtedly been the global and exponential rise of social media. Seeded at the turn of the century, the social web phase of Internet development promoted connections, participation, networked sociality. It didn''t take long for the emerging social networking services to gain massive worldwide subscriptions. The social web truly is a powerful communication technology.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. We are experiencing prolonged periods of stress, in some cases even to the point of developing Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.

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Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with 'e's

I witnessed the development of video cassette tapes, CD-ROMs, personal computers in the 70s and 80s but this was just the start. In the 90s we saw the rapid evolution of the Internet and video conferencing , followed closely by the emergence of mobile phones and the social web. Interactive technology, touch surfaces and networked resources are now taken for granted in the classroom, in the home, on the move.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India.

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Corporate learning in the digital age

Learning with 'e's

Some are ditching their training rooms in favour of digital delivery of content, and bosses that are forward thinking are investing in social learning, social media and mobile devices to support the learning of their employees. When I was invited to speak at a Human Resources and Corporate Learning conference in Cologne, Germany I did an interview about how organisations are remodelling their learning strategies around new and emerging technology.