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Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize.

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. 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. Login to your Facebook account. and corporations on leadership, business, and marketing.

Effective Ways to Motivate Your Employees through Peer-Based Online Learning

OpenSesame

You’ve seen some recommendations about incorporating this method in the training your company provides. Some methods include peer-assessment schemes, counseling, private study groups, discussion sessions, various projects, community activities, and workplace mentoring. This is a cost-effective training method. Peer-based learning is a highly effective method of gaining knowledge and skills. What’s the deal with peer-based learning?

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

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. They found that the employees near the edge of a cluster were more effective at problem-solving than those in the middle of a cluster.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

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. This is a list of 50 of those methods. Social media – using computer-mediated platforms for sharing information, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogs.

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

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Why We Should Teach Millennials The Same Way We Market To Them

eLearningMind

million followers on Facebook, and its original low-brow viral video explaining the service has enjoyed over 22 million views. By marketing directly to millennials, DSC has effectively steamrolled the men’s shaving industry–and their competition.

Millennials And Digital Learning: How They’re Going To Help You Improve

eLearningMind

We’ve all seen those Tasty videos made popular on Facebook (and we talked about what makes them so compelling here ) due to their quick snippets of visually-appealing recipes make it almost impossible to scroll past. It’s not only the content but the delivery method that has you hooked. No matter how you feel about them, this much we know is true: Millennials are an inescapable part of the corporate landscape.

8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

The required equipment to prepare a high-quality training video is comparatively cost-effective today and is easily accessible. However, recent developments in the sphere of technology are focused to make the VR and AR systems more accessible and extremely cost-effective.

Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017

Your Training Edge

Facebook has recently launched “Workplace” that allows organizations of any size to adopt social media for learning and developmental purposes. The training methods can be optimized by teaching only those concepts which are not known to a user. Measuring Effectiveness.

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Writing Daily Reports as a First Step to Strong Team Building

Your Training Edge

Effective teamwork is a key to success for any company or organization. However, effective teamwork does not appear from nowhere. Team building has become an integral part of effective employee management. Methods for effective team building.

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

Everwise

So, how can we most effectively build and sustain these powerful relationships? While acknowledging that many industries have kept women out of social events via men’s clubs and trips, the article puts much of the onus on women themselves for using social networking sites like Facebook and Pinterest more than professionally oriented social networks, like LinkedIn. And all of them are at their most effective when empathy is fostered.

Using Video in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Video, when used properly, can be a very effective tool in supporting the learning process, whether as a part of an eLearning course or as standalone videos delivered via mobile devices. For mLearning delivery via mobile devices, video is a very effective way to deliver a quick message as a standalone delivery, and I’ve found it works best when kept to 5-10 minutes for each clip. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. It is an excellent method for bridging those very gaps and silos – the white spaces – between the defined boxes of the org chart.

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Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

So, if Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest are not part of your vocabulary, then either you are living in isolation or you certainly do not belong to this era. That apart, leadership and executive development too are aspects that rely on social learning substantially.

The $2 Whiteboard Shows Power of Peer-to-Peer Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

He contrasts two teaching methods that involve different kinds of whiteboards: one that costs $2,000, and one that costs $2.

Gen X in the Workplace

Coreaxis

Let’s examine the characteristics of Generation X to gain insight into the training methods that would best work for them. Naturally, this means that self-directed learning is especially popular and effective with Gen X workers.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

By their nature as an easy to update discussion forum/document repository/collective know-how workspace, wikis provide a natural outlet for the sort of informal learning that is so central to any truly effective learning initiative. If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc.,

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

To start answering these questions, we have to acknowledge that formal learning, as we know it today, will not be effective in the future. In the coming years, successful learning professionals will not be those that focus on traditional training methods.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Through an unlikely friendship, Bertie rewired flawless speech, and reclaimed bold leadership ability to guide England through war.

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training. And yet that’s effectively what is happening when we present text visually and then have someone say it at the same time.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

They may by very knowledgeable about the technology behind a tool but can’t bridge the gap to explaining its usage to the people who will be using it, or they don’t know of the most effective learning solutions (e.g.

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

Dashe & Thomson

Up until now the effects of these failed implementations have amounted to little more than lost opportunities.

My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

Dashe & Thomson

Nothing new, really, but it reinforced the idea that effective training can only be accomplished by doing , not being told. In effect, he was driving; I was just executing the commands.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning theorist Albert Bandura maintains that: “Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. First to prove they are safe and then to prove they are effective.

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Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Most of the time we end up brainstorming ways to incorporate tools like Twitter or Facebook into his lessons, because even though I may have more experience using social media, the tools are so new that no one really knows the best way to utilize them, for anything really.

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The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

The cause and effect is easy to understand. We’ve come up with a couple of methods that I’d like to share. This effects workers in northern states more often than in the south so we have made that point abundantly clear throughout the program.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. is a great eLearning tool because it helps you make your content effective.

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

Dashe & Thomson

In a world as ever-changing as today’s, it is frankly the height of hubris to assume that all problems can be solved by a few heads, but that is effectively what many organizations persist in doing.