Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

To start with an interview with Carolyn Nandozi from Uganda about her experiences facilitating a facebook group for alumni. RUFORUM has done this using Facebook. Below my question and Nandozi's answers Nandozi, can you describe how the Facebook group started?

8 Incredibly Effective Strategies to Build an Email List from Scratch

Your Training Edge

Email is 40 times more effective at this task than Facebook or Twitter, and building an email list is essential for any business. Interactive content is effective at converting visitors, and it’ll give your brand more exposure.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo. This months newsletter is no exception. and subscribe at the Kineo Newsletter page.

6 Ways to Effectively Use a Marketing Quiz


Well, here are some quick stats to prove the point – According to a research by Ion Interactive, 93% of marketers agree that interactive content is effective in educating its buyers. People usually tend to ignore marketing gimmicks like flyers, newsletters, ads, etc.

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. I have a private Facebook account too, but I hardly use it. We now use Facebook more for announcements and things like that. Newsletters. We started a newsletter recently for the users of our free edition.

All This Talk About Reading

Learning Rebels

These were the days before the interwebs, before twitter, YouTube, MySpace, and Facebook. Now that we are in the age of twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it’s easy to fall into the trap of sound bites and headlines. Consider this: You read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Want to Get Your Employees Participating in Online Learning? Here’s How.


Use social media to your company’s advantage by creating a closed Facebook group for your employees. Creating a closed Facebook group for workers is a free, highly effective way to promote online learning in your company.

How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget


Even if you’re working on a limited budget (and if you’re starting from nothing you almost certainly are), there are several cost-effective ways to get your course off the ground. A Facebook page is not enough. Put a newsletter signup form on your blog and suggest readers who are interested in your future course subscribe so they can stay up to date. Include them some newsletter-specific content. Start a Facebook business page, and invite contacts to follow it.

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The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

eLearning Brothers

Whether it be online message boards, Facebook groups or Instagram comments, people give and seek feedback, anytime, anywhere. It gives learners the tools to succeed all on one platform and allows companies to effectively and efficiently track their knowledge and behavior.

Simple Way To Market Your Course


What about Facebook Ads? Sponsoring events or newsletters? Don’t just put a link to your website – get creative to entice the “click” just as you would if you were creating a Facebook ad.

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Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?


Social learning tools which are easily accessible to all can be extremely effective for corporate trainings as well, aiding and re-enforcing the effects of formal learning initiatives. Social media is here to stay.

Call to Action Items in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Sign up for our monthly newsletter? Calls to action often come in the form of a button or link, as the user is typically asked to take action on a separate page such as checking out on an e-commerce site or filling out a form to sign up for a newsletter. Animation effect (subtle).

5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace

Origin Learning

are extremely effective in delivering content without necessarily being perceived as ‘learning’ per se. Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices. Mobile Learning Technology has opened up a whole gamut of options to extend the learning blend.

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7 Popular Email Marketing Services Compared


Even if your courses are free, you need an effective way to communicate to those who are enrolled. It’s useful for those who have the need for newsletter integration, as MailChimp interfaces well with Word Press and Zapier. Integrated tool for creating Google Ads and Facebook Ads.

8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era


The age-old process of using flyers and brochures is not as effective now as they were before. Your newsletters are more of an overview of the work done in a quarter or in a year. Use platforms like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc.,

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. Tips for Facebook – Share a special offer with those who “Like” your page on Facebook. A mention in their newsletter or journal.

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Connecting a Disconnected Workforce through Storytelling

Training Industry

Facebook has managed to shrink the six degrees of separation to just four. This disconnect can have resounding effects on workforce engagement and performance. Create a daily email newsletter in your organization that has a “your story” feature.

Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA

Association eLearning

New to eLearning or just want some ideas for effective online learning? During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Share this on Facebook.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

In 2014, Facebook appointed market research company GfK to understand people’s behavior as they move across multiple devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops or PCs , throughout the day. Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 26, 2019

Mike Taylor

Learning by teaching others is extremely effective—a new study tested a key reason why. A collection of free sound effects for your multimedia projects. Upgrade to the paid version to download from Facebook, Vimeo, Instagram, Twitch, and others like BBC, Hulu, and Yahoo.

Communal Learning, Online and In Person

The Learning Dispatch

And sharing on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other venues? What can you do to further our communal effort to make learning the most effective experience we can? This commentary originally appeared in our Learning Dispatch newsletter. Communal Learning, Online and In Person.

How to Use Analytics to Boost Your Course Sales


For instance, if you get a lot of traffic from Facebook or some other social media network, that’s a good sign that you should continue to invest in marketing to Facebook. Or who signed up for your newsletter, or who filled out a form, or who did whatever you were hoping they would do when they landed on that page.). How effective are your email campaigns? Here’s what your website analytics can tell you about your sales process.

Digitec to Exhibit at Learning Solutions 2013

Association eLearning

Each spring, nearly 2,000 members of the eLearning community converge on sunny Florida to learn, share, and connect around one common goal: to create more engaging and effective learning experiences at the annual Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Share this on Facebook.

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

Is the eLearning cost-effective for your association? During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Share this on Facebook. Many associations have discovered that eLearning is a valuable member benefit and a more efficient and flexible way for members to learn on their schedule.

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How to Create a Business Quiz To Meet Your Marketing Goals


Anyone who has ever procrastinated hours on Facebook has once or twice encountered a quiz. was very effective in luring the social media audience. . Design Effective Lead Capture. Now, let’s say you’ve created a quiz and posted it on your Facebook page.

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Digitec Offers iMIS AMS Bridge for LMS Integration

Association eLearning

The LMS bridges integrate with several different services offered by the AMS to enable rapid, seamless integration and single sign-on with iMIS versions 10 and 15, resulting in a speedier and more cost effective integration project. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Share this on Facebook.

8 Advantages of a Learning Management System

Origin Learning

How many times can you effectively measure how interested your classroom learners are? Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices.

Digitec Welcomes Knowledge Direct LMS Partner Indiana Association of REALTORS®

Association eLearning

For more information on how Knowledge Direct can help your organization expand and market educational offerings and deliver effective and affordable learning, please contact us. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Share this on Facebook.

The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


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.

6 Habits Holding You Back From Being an Exceptional Leader


I believe this to be particularly true when it comes to effective leadership – whether our habits are good or bad. TV Consumption and Mindlessly Surfing Facebook. hours) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimate most people spend 50 minutes a day on Facebook. So do yourself a favor, turn off the TV and delete the Facebook app from your phone. How can you lead effectively if your team looks at you as negative?

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec as Top LMS Company for 2012

Association eLearning

” Digitec’s Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) offers innovative and effective learning portal solutions to its many association, non-profit, corporate and medical education clients. Share this on Facebook.

Digitec Produces eLearning for the International Sign Association

Association eLearning

The International Sign Association (ISA) has overcome this challenge by partnering with Digitec on a cost-effective solution to create custom eLearning courses for its members, who are manufacturers, users and suppliers of on-premise signs and other visual communications systems.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


More specifically, it allows you to share photos and videos that are accompanied with cool special movement effects and music accompaniment. In this interactive environment, you can add short texts, images and photos, sounds, video and a range of special effects that are necessary to create an online multimedia presentation. Facebook Pixel. Now, Facebook offers a similar service to Google’s Analytics for tracking and reporting on your visitors. Get our newsletter!

5 Ways to Combat Cyber Threats at Your Organization


Facebook security breach exposes accounts of 50 million users. An interactive learning experience will be more effective in shaping employee behavior than a simple tip sheet. If you have a monthly newsletter, include a photo of the team with a “thank you” message.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

The importance of this factor is unsurprising, given the effectiveness of WOM in the marketing industry. Typical promotional activities such as newsletters, testimonials and merchandise not only raise awareness among the users, but also act as ongoing reminders. Not to mention that just about everyone knows how to use Facebook or Twitter already, so in that sense they have prior knowledge. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace.

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