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.

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.

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.

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. A video can interact with the audience and engage them.

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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.

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. 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.

New course — Adobe Captivate 2017: Animations and Effects

Adobe Captivate

I’m excited to announce that my new course on Adobe Captivate 2017: Animations and Effects is now available on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. Adobe Captivate 2017 boasts features that can help you create subtle animations and digital effects.

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.

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.

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).”

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. A blog can also be used by teachers to make learning more interactive. Twitter is an effective tool to get feedback from.

How to Create Interactive eLearning Simulations in 3 Steps

eLearning Brothers

iSpring TalkMaster is a simple yet powerful tool which allows everyone to build a realistic conversation simulation based on a branching scenario and assess core interaction skills. Fruitful interaction with a customer can build on the success achieved in a virtual learning experience.

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. Share this on LinkedIn.

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. A video can interact with the audience and engage them.

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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.

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?”. Uncategorized design interactivity samples

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.

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.

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.

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. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled.

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

Learnnovators

A twitter follower stated a good point though, saying that there is a disarray in e-learning and for the most part, I think he is right. ” – Craig Weiss in his LinkedIn post here. “ MOOCs would evolve into one of the most effective delivery models for education.

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.

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. Third-party add-ons are required to fill the gap and make your slides truly interactive.

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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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. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Instructographics: Making Learning Fun

Origin Learning

Facebook 0 Twitter 4 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 6 Pinterest 4 “A picture is worth a thousand words” - goes the adage. Certainly, well-designed images draw our attention immediately, whether they are in print, online or on electronic media.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital

KnowledgeCity

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. A little social interaction fosters the right spirit for collaboration. While many HR managers are utilizing tools like LinkedIn to find and attract the right talent, not all organizations have kept pace.

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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What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. You may be asking yourself – can it be replicated, effectively , in the corporate world?

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)

Unboxed

Join our very own Dave Romero and Nikki Shaw for a fun, interactive webinar with Training Magazine where they’ll go more in-depth with these hot 2018 training trends. Bonus : Embrace these virtual instructor-led training best practices to make your virtual training engaging and effective. #2: