Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

We share knowledge on Twitter, contribute to discussions on LinkedIn, read books, write blogs, comment on blogs, subscribe to industry magazines, share links to online articles, watch videos, and participate in MOOCs. Or a discussion forum that supports an inhouse training program: 1% of the participants will fall short of the critical mass that is required to develop a rich, diverse and meaningful discussion.

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How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? A standard week’s activities may include video lectures and/or readings, interaction on discussion forums or other social media platforms, individual knowledge assessments, and group collaborative work. Not only will learning be more effective, but these groups will foster teamwork and cooperation. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ 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. Within that group, more than one-third either do not have a LinkedIn profile, or have fewer than 100 connections. 28 eLearning Tips for Social Learning : This article by Christopher Pappas lists many tips to effectively use social media in formal learning programs. THE QUOTE.

Learning at Large Ep6: Measuring the effectiveness of human-centred learning

Elucidat

In this episode, Nick puts his theories into the context of an L&D leader, showing practical guidance on a bottom-up approach for delivering human-centered learning at scale, which types of learning experience will build better engagement, how to benchmark the effectiveness of your learning strategy, and finally, how to capture authentic stories on camera within your organization – and why. And we had almost like a forum theater where people went out into the fields.

HOW SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

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. Within that group, more than one-third either do not have a LinkedIn profile, or have fewer than 100 connections. 5 Steps To Use LinkedIn For Social Learning : In this article, Christopher Pappas explores some of the ways to leverage the power of social learning using the features offered by LinkedIn in our eLearning programs.

The Story Arc Model: Combining Simulation and Story to Create Memorable Learning

Association eLearning

With all of the variables, I was constantly faced with the challenge of how to storyboard and how to make sure the simulation was effective. To control the number of paths, you might create an effective response, a bad response, and an average response path. While this type of multipathing does take more time, designing by the scene is a much easier way to storyboard truly effective simulations. Share this on LinkedIn.

The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

The average shelf-life of a skill has shrunk to five years, according to LinkedIn Learning’s “2017 Workplace Learning Report.” According to the World Economic Forum’s “The Future of Jobs Report,” it is possible that more than 7.1 Like any effective approach to leadership, leaders must be authentic. Inside L&D Leadership Development effective leadership learningThe relationship between learning and leading is not a new idea.

How Does Online LMS Systems Help to Boost Learner Engagement?

G-Cube

Several features which boost interaction levels among the employees include: Discussion forums- Online forums play a vital role in effective knowledge transfer. Also, managers can effectively discuss relevant topics in real-time to drive engagement and learning uptake. It is designed to impart incredible user experience, better engagement, and effective utilization of the platform through robust analytics.

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4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Personally I spend more time than I should on LinkedIn and Facebook, much to chagrin of my family. LinkedIn - 100 million professionals worldwide. million members in LinkedIn Groups who post 1.2 Check out the discussion forums at www.whirlpool.net.au. I have benefited numerous times from the in depth knowledge shared by that community about IT hardware and software issues (highly recommended that you check the forums before a hardware or software purchase).

Exploring the Benefits of Performance Management System for Modern Corporates

G-Cube

Corporate LMSs deliver performance-aligned learning solutions through effective collaboration between peers. These support learning across social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and others to boost overall engagement and track individual progress. Learners can access relevant training content on their personalized mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, add comments, post queries on forums, and share new ideas with their peers.

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Personally I spend more time than I should on LinkedIn and Facebook, much to chagrin of my family. LinkedIn – 100 million professionals worldwide. million members in LinkedIn Groups who post 1.2 Check out the discussion forums at www.whirlpool.net.au. I have benefited numerous times from the in depth knowledge shared by that community about IT hardware and software issues (highly recommended that you check the forums before a hardware or software purchase).

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

How to Use LinkedIn Groups in Corporate eLearning. You may not have thought about LinkedIn for training, but this article will make you think differently. It offers some great ideas for using LinkedIn groups as a knowledge-sharing forum for your team. is dedicated to helping you find and implement simple, effective learning paths based on work experience. This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

But used effectively, it can be a creative way to engage with your online learners. LinkedIn. For career-focused learners, LinkedIn can be a way for them to polish their professional credentials while they take your course. And because the purpose of LinkedIn is to promote professional qualifications, most users feel less hesitant about connecting with others on this platform. Still, there are effective ways to incorporate Instagram into an online course.

Simple Way To Market Your Course

LearnDash

LinkedIn advertising? Specifically, your digital signature in emails, forums, and other social networks. If you are part of online forums related to your course industry (you should be!) then include the same signature for all of your forum posts. This will give you data related to the link you include in your signature and essentially will indicate the effectiveness of your headline.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

An effective solution to the problem of learning content overload and pressure on course developers to create courses quickly and cheaply is to leverage the workplace learning management system (LMS) as an on-ramp to the world’s best learning content. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning.

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What L&D Professionals Should Know About Tin Can API

Upside Learning

I participated in discussion forums on Linkedin. Not one of these various forums/media of learning can be tracked by an LMS, yet it can’t be denied that these are effective learning methods. Ever since I first heard about the Tin Can API, I launched a full-fledged quest to learn and understand as much as I could about this development which was hailed by many in the elearning fraternity as a game-changer.

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11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training

Docebo

In this article, you’ll learn 11 quick tips that you can use to create effective blended learning courses for your corporate audience. Create an effective support system for learners. They can email or send a message via a contact form, or even post a message on the forum, to get answers to their questions and address their concerns. Create an effective support system for corporate trainers. You can connect with Christopher on Linkedin and Twitter.

Using Content Distribution to Market E-Learning

LearnDash

The big benefit of using a site like Medium (or LinkedIn’s published content, or public forums like Quora or Reddit) is that it puts you in front of (potentially) a lot of people. If you’re still set on using a platform like Medium or LinkedIn to expand your audience, there is a way to do it effectively for e-learning. On the other hand, platforms like Medium or published content on LinkedIn encourage professional expertise.

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How To Use Social Learning To Boost Collaborative Learning

Wizcabin

It can happen in two forms, including; Synchronous Form: through social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Video conference, Chats, Instagram, etc. Asynchronous Form: via group discussion, forums, interaction, seminars, etc. They also have a direct effect on learners’ performance, which contributes to the ease of measuring results. Effective ways to use social learning to boost collaborative learning in the workplace.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

There are two major factors necessary for effective business-centric learning. Research has shown that more than 80% of learning takes place visually and that a combination of video and audio demonstrations are effective ways to learn tasks. However, not all social media tools necessarily need to be public, and companies have much to gain by using communication and collaboration tools beyond the discussion forum.

Social Silliness

Clark Quinn

There are times when that’s not the most effective nor efficient approach, but there are times when it’s really valuable. Let’s go through them: A Facebook Group Or A Forum, or both. While I’m on Facebook (and no, don’t connect to me there, that’s for personal relationships, not professional ones; go see me on LinkedIn ;), I know folks who aren’t and won’t be. It’s that time again.

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Open Badges – What you need to know

Gyrus

If a user achieves a relatively hard badge to obtain, or the badge itself is directly linked to a certain type of accreditation; the badge itself can be used in a manner to display capabilities to the outside world (effectively extending the reach of your training program). You can take a quiz put on by your favorite TV show on how well you know the main characters, as well as an examination of the viscosity of certain brands of jet fuel, and they can be hosted on the same general forum!

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

An effective solution to the problem of learning content overload and pressure on course developers to create courses quickly and cheaply is to leverage the workplace learning management system (LMS) as an on-ramp to the world’s best learning content. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning.

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By the Numbers: Learning from MOOCs

Your Training Edge

The more interesting results involve participation in discussion forums. Although discussion forum participation was not huge compared to the overall course enrollment, MIT found that 52 percent of students who earned a certificate in the course were active forum participants and that 90 percent of forum activity comprised reading discussion threads without posting to them. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning. Your modern learners are already using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube on a daily basis. For example, when corporate learners are on the sales floor or helping a customer they can quickly access the online training content they require to do their job effectively. Many microlearning strategies lack an effective eLearning assessment strategy.

5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

In this post, I am talking about highly important factors to make your MOOC a true success story, and that is based on engaging users in MOOC course in the most effective way. MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, as we all know, have successfully gained immense public attention for their ability as an innovative and cost effective educational and learning vehicle. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

The same rings true for your learning program, whether it be within private social groups on LinkedIn or even a company’s Intranet, constant and persistent engaging reminders can make the difference between a low engagement of a learning object, and fully taking advantage of the learning itself. This has been effectively utilized in the presidential campaigns in a public forum by instilling a FOMO (Fear of Missing Out).

How to Educate With Resilience When Everything Changes With Crystal DeJaegher

TechSmith Camtasia

As teaching continues to move online, how can you ensure that you’re providing effective learning experiences through this different medium? The key to achieving learning success is teaching everyone how to utilize necessary technologies effectively.

How Corporate Giants Rely on Human Skills to Get Ahead

Degreed

In 2019, LinkedIn found that “soft skills” were the hottest trend in hiring. Looking ahead to 2022, the World Economic Forum predicted that analytical thinking, active learning, and creativity will be the fastest-growing skills.

Workplace Learning 2025 – Why workplace learning needs to change

Learning Pool

The World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs Report 2018 predicts more than half (54 per cent) of all employees will require significant upskilling by 2022 and 133 million jobs could be created through the advent of new technology. Providing a forum or space for user-generated or social-learning content, even in the form of a WhatsApp group, can provoke discussion and highlight meaningful contributions. Six-Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025.

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

Someone may be constantly sharing things on LinkedIn, but at the workplace, they''re not doing that behavior. So JD asked, how can I help them check their lists more effectively? Effectively killing the email attachment. Started with forums that were very focused. Now they have more open forum -- "The Writer''s Forum". So more discussion forums where people take control.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 31, 2020

Mike Taylor

Effective distance learning blends both asynchronous and synchronous learning experiences to maximize the time together virtually to build community and learn collaboratively, while also providing autonomy for learners to engage in content, read, investigate and demonstrate mastery at their own pace.