LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Tony Karrer

If you read my blog much, you know that I use LinkedIn quite a bit to help me find experts and expertise. You can see how I do this in my posts/screencasts LinkedIn Searching for Experts and Expertise and LinkedIn Answers to Get Help. And, I sometimes wonder what I did before I had LinkedIn as a resource. When I do a group search, the same effect is there about only being able to tap into 2nd degree. That's what LinkedIn tells you.

5 Ways to Make Your Business Stand Out on LinkedIn

OpenSesame

According to this year’s 2015 Content Marketing Institute (CMI) Report , LinkedIn is not only the most used form of social media for B2B marketing but is also rated as the most effective social media platform. In an age of social media overload, it is easy to get lost in the mix so we’ve put together 5 quick tips to make your business stand out on LinkedIn: Add Video Content. It can be a great way to engage and interact with others in the industry.

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Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

If you are a member of LinkedIn and have strived to achieve a level of completeness on your profile… you have been gamified! But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding. And one unfortunate side-effect of outcomes-thinking, I should add, is the teaching-to-the-test that now corrupts primary and high schools).”

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers. LinkedIn recently redesigned its UI, thus bringing Conversations and Content to the heart of the platform. Leverage the power of storytelling using interactivities.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

At LinkedIn, for example, the L&D team gathered success stories from across the. LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

Your Training Edge

MOOCs aren’t interactive. There is no learner-learner interaction, no instructor-learner interaction, and only a minimal amount of learner-content interaction. The same idea applies to active learning and interactivity. Yes, some MOOCs are designed as more passive experiences, where all learners do is watch videos and take multiple-choice tests (again, think compliance training), but many MOOCs are highly active, and interactive, digital learning environments.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Several research giants like Bersin, Gartner, LinkedIn, and Forrester recommend it. A study released by LinkedIn in 2017 says: “80% of L&D pros agree that developing employees is top-of-mind for the executive team. Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Following this guide will help you in creating engaging, interactive videos. A video can interact with the audience and engage them.

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today. Combining the use of social media in training as visual aids, for exercises, and to keep discussions and classes more interactive has been successful and is widely accepted. A blog can also be used by teachers to make learning more interactive. Twitter is an effective tool to get feedback from.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Interactive. Effective. Interactive. A non-interactive version might be a recorded lecture of an auditor discussing how to conduct an audit. Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Example : Someone goes to an eLearning vendor and asks for a course that’s interactive, immersive, innovative, effective, and fun. Share this on LinkedIn. Immersive.

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. If you have a following on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or other platforms, you already know that your followers like you, but it’s likely that not all of them receive your newsletters. But, make sure the tone of your quiz is interactive. Interactive content is effective at converting visitors, and it’ll give your brand more exposure.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

Caitlin McGrath Writer at Digitec Interactive. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning. Effective Interface Designs for eLearning - February 25, 2013. Share this on LinkedIn. If you read the previous blog, Creating Your First eLearning Course , you are already on your way to being an instructional design maven. Congratulations!

The complete guide to effective customer service training

TalentLMS

Without resilience, the job can be hard on their morale and motivation, which could have negative effects on their performance. This means that training for employees to deliver effective customer service leads to more customers, who make more purchases. If your plan isn’t as effective as you expected it to be, adapt and find new ways to improve customer service through training. Any employee who interacts with customers also represents your brand, values and standards.

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec Interactive as Top LMS Company for 2013

Association eLearning

Digitec Interactive has been named on Training Industry.com’s Top 15 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for its Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct. ” 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 LinkedIn.

Interview with Corinne Sowar: Effective Employee Onboarding

TalentLMS

I had a great conversation with Corinne Sowar in the group “Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’ Group” on LinkedIn and asked Corinne for an interview to tell us more about what she does, the results and everything in between! You can find her on LinkedIn. With that growth, there was a huge need for effective employee onboarding. Today for the first time we have an interview for you.

Interactivity – What Should It Look Like?

E-learning Uncovered

Many times when we sit down to ask the client what they are looking for, they say, “We need our course to be interactive, not a boring page turner.&# So the question becomes, what is “interactivity?”. In a recent LinkedIn discussion, e-learning practitioners were debating what exactly constituted “interactivity.” And, if I am using the definitions of McDonald and Porter, this exercise is not “interactive” at all. Uncategorized design interactivity samples

Interactive Writer for Teen Audience

Tony Karrer

What’s been interesting to me is that it’s been hard to find just the right person to help them with designing interactive exercises and writing content in order to bring this to life online. When we’ve called it either an instructional designer or writer we often find ourselves talking to people who have a hard time envisioning the online interactions. I’m currently calling it an interactive writer, but I’m sure there’s a common term for this in the industry.

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. Of course, in a class of thousands, the instructors rarely have the opportunity to interact individually with students, so an additional level of support is needed.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Several research giants like Bersin, Gartner, LinkedIn, and Forrester recommend it. A study released by LinkedIn in 2017 says: “80% of L&D pros agree that developing employees is top-of-mind for the executive team. Another report by CGS revealed that video-based learning is one of the top methods for effective learning. Following this guide will help you in creating engaging, interactive videos. A video can interact with the audience and engage them.

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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.

9 Strategies to Encourage and Drive Informal Learning in a Remote Working Environment

EI Design

Learners create mental constructs within which new information is effectively stored in the long-term memory. Create pre-course preparation materials like interactive PDFs that summarize foundational information required for formal courses. Introduction. Humans learn a lot informally.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn’s “2018 Workplace Learning Report” suggests that more than 58 percent of employees prefer to learn at their own pace, which increases the need for more digital learning solutions than ever before.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

As you may know, we have also been lucky to have wonderful opportunities to interact with some of the most rebellious minds in learning by means of our ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ‘ interview series through which they have been sharing their insights and foresights on the learning revolution we are witnessing today. MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

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.

The Most Invincible Features That Any e-Learning Mobile App Should Have

Your Training Edge

Interaction-Based Intuitive Content. Intuitive learning with easy interactions is likely to have a better learning effect and reciprocation from the learners than the so-called one-sided remittance of knowledge and explanation. While all modern curriculums and advanced courses across the disciplines are more focused on making learners learn quickly through interactions, eLearning apps are particularly benefited by this approach.

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.

5 Strategies to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Lead Generation

ProProfs

With a vast array of marketing platforms and lead generation tools at your disposal, it can be challenging and complicated to determine which ones are effective and deliver results. But are your campaigns effective? What can you do to improve the effectiveness of your lead generation process? Approximately 23% of all Internet users in the world spend their time on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other social media networks. Use Interactive Content.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

There’s a classic LinkedIn meme about a conversation between a CFO and a CEO: CFO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?” Interactivity. PowerPoint is a highly sophisticated tool with an array of animations and effects, but all the bells and whistles are not much use outside their own environment. Import your deck into another format, try sharing online – and the effects you sweated over three nights in a row are gone.

How to Create More Effective & Engaging Training Content

Zunos

So, wondering how to make training more effective in your business’ training program? Here, we’ll look at a few ways to make training more effective by improving your content. . Have multiple people proofread and give feedback on your content so that it is error-free and effective by the time it reaches your readers. Maybe there’s an opportunity to add an interactive element to a particular lesson.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

As you may know, we have also been lucky to have wonderful opportunities to interact with some of the most rebellious minds in learning by means of our ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ‘ interview series through which they have been sharing their insights and foresights on the learning revolution we are witnessing today. MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. In effect, it can act as a set of notes of one’s day’s learning aggregated and filtered via hashtags and shared with the broader world. Small working out loud circles can use Twitter effectively through facilitated tweet chats as well.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Around 30 percent of the organizations in 2014 stated that they don’t have any interaction of mobile with the learning and training. Determining the most effective elements for mobile learning. Organizations can determine what most effective elements are for themselves on the basis of the nature of business and learning needs, yet my suggestion would especially revolve around recognition of video as the most effective use for mobile learning [4].

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. And this interactive dashboard lets you explore the trends using different filters and parameters. LinkedIn has tied up with Coursera to facilitate direct publication of these certificates to one’s profile. By taking a blended approach with MOOCs as one of the methods, CUs can become more effective in disseminating the necessary programs.

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Why Is Learning And Development Failing To Produce Consistent ROI For Businesses?

The Game Agency

For more than a decade I have been building game-based solutions to help make training more effective. To achieve real ROI with every dollar spent, it’s most effective to start small and targeted, only spending dollars on skills practice. Consulting firms Allen Interactions and Problem Solutions recently launched the Behavior Catalog to help companies like Delta Airlines and Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) identify how their employees’ behaviors affect their businesses.

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New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

LectureScape is a new type of enhanced video player that was developed by researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) based on an analysis of learning interactions from more than 7 million MOOC video sessions. Keyword search and an interactive transcript allow learners to quickly find information. LectureScape in essence transforms video-watching from a passive activity into a personalized, interactive learning experience.

Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Did you get a chance to read the LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report ? Cost-effectiveness. By incorporating modules that bring in a virtual classroom mode, learners and instructors can interact in real time.

Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? Why not innovate learning with what we already have?

Coffee and Design

Ladan Nikravan Senior Editor at MediaTec Publishing , asked the following question in a LinkedIn group that I follow, Chief Learning Officer Magazine. This is such a rewarding way to build our learners PLN and have them engage in effective eLeanring pedagogy. It takes “incite” for an instructional designer to work with a client and find the most effective and efficient way to have the learners perform to standard after the training.