LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ).

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

I recently did a presentation in Los Angeles on Web 2.0 I went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. I also discussed being more or less open as a LinkedIn Networker: My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach. Great set up for my presentation. Let's compare that to LinkedIn.

Tips for presenting to a camera

Clear Lessons

Tips for presenting to a camera. Jayne Davids shares her top tips for presenting to camera, to create great videos for learning. With no audience to engage with, or to get any reaction from, it’s difficult to know whether you’re communicating your message effectively.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Learning delivery - including facilitation / presentation of learning events, engaging learners, making best use of different media.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

presentations are behind us. 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. the effectiveness with which different.

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

A week or so back I was given a sneak preview of a new tool for distributing recorded presentations online called dpcloud. The system allows you to deliver the presentation in three formats: A video of the presentation alone. presentation

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

If you were designing a course about workers’ compensation law, you wouldn’t necessarily present the content the same way for daycare professionals as you would for construction workers, right? Here are some easy tips that can drastically improve your course’s overall presentation.

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. You can update the blogs and include new links such as eLearning articles, videos and online presentations that can be useful for the students.

Effective Training Visuals—Clarify Complexity

OpenSesame

Here’s the fifth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. Learning designers can help ease that learning by using visuals to present complexities.

Pressure, Linkedin, Communities, Twitter, & Impromptu Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

If you scrutinize your performance too much-trying to control, for example, the natural inflections in your voice as you present an important finding to your office mates - you will be priming your cerebral cortex to trip over your cerebellum, leaving yourself at a loss for words.

A Recipe for Modern Learning: Ingredients for a Deliciously Effective Learning Ecosystem

eThink Education

Thankfully, there are numerous options in today’s ever-evolving learning landscape, enabling one to pull together the right ingredients to create a “deliciously” effective learning ecosystem. So what are the essential ingredients for today’s most effective learning ecosystems?

Effective Training Visuals—Reduce Realism

OpenSesame

This is the third in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. The silhouetted human figure, gears, and mangled arm convey this hazard effectively.

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.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. Is : Realistic situations and activities presented in context. A non-immersive course on the subject might have the same content presented on a blackboard and an assessment about the wording or numbering of the safety rules. Effective. Share this on LinkedIn.

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

Elucidat

Nick has just published a new book called How People Learn , which unpicks established theories of learning to propose a more effective way of managing performance improvements. Nick: [ 20:31 ] Most of my stuff, my thinking, people can find for free on LinkedIn.

How Tech is Helping L&D Create More Time for Learning

CLO Magazine

According to LinkedIn’s 2019 Workplace Learning Report , employees who spend five or more hours per week learning are more likely to know where they want to go in their careers, find greater purpose and feel less stressed. The imperative for a more continuous approach to learning is growing.

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Effective Training Visuals—Organizing for Perception

OpenSesame

A great resource for learning how visuals can make training more effective is the book Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People Understand by Connie Malamed. If you’re visiting the OpenSesame website, chances are you’re considering buying an elearning course.

Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete

OpenSesame

We’re back with the fourth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. Present Information in a Visual Form.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled.

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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? In a presentation given at the 2013 Sloan-C conference, Jason Mock, instructional designer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, noted that MOOCs do not require completely new models of instructional design, but that problems in MOOCs are by nature much, much bigger than problems in traditional courses. on presentation skills, public speaking, etc.).

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.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. Linkedin is an important application for me (although I don’t like their mobile app at all), I use it a lot to network and connect to people.

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.

Adobe eLearning Community Formed Supporting Maryland, DC, and Virginia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Kevin and the IconLogic team will be hosting regular meetings featuring tips and tricks on creating effective eLearning using such tools as Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter. Join the group on LinkedIn to keep up to date on meetings and share your experiences with other developers. Adobe Captivate Adobe Presenter Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate e-learning eLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training UA User Assistance

Adobe eLearning Community Formed Supporting Maryland, DC, and Virginia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Kevin and the IconLogic team will be hosting regular meetings featuring tips and tricks on creating effective eLearning using such tools as Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter. Join the group on LinkedIn to keep up to date on meetings and share your experiences with other developers. IconLogic's  Kevin Siegel  has been named the manager of Adobe's new eLearning Community supporting eLearning developers living in or around DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The two presentation programs share many of the same features, such as the ability to include text, images, audio, and video. These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. PPT allows alternative text to be built into presentations.

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?” Launched on May 22, 1990, it’s been the standard of slideshow presentations for a whole generation.

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. Josh Bersin in the presentation 21st Century Talent Management points out some of the following as imperatives for a holistic talent system: Creating Magnetic Employment Brand. Take a look at the presentation for a deeper insight. LinkedIn has tied up with Coursera to facilitate direct publication of these certificates to one’s profile.

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Getting the Board behind Online Learning Part 2

Association eLearning

Rather than going “all out” on your first eLearning course, look to cost effective authoring tools or vendors who can help create visually appealing, interactive content – without breaking the budget. Share this on LinkedIn.

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Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

Organizations globally, irrespective of size, are concentrating on how to connect intellectual (knowledge), working (money), and human (talent) capital effectively so that efficiency drives growth and brings in economic gains to the stakeholders.

Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

We obsess about every facet of the LMS market so our clients can more effectively attract, engage and educate learning audiences of all types – B2B and B2C customers, channel partners and contractors, employees, association members, continuing education students and the public-at-large.

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

And if so, how much realism will be most effective? Surprisingly, a lot of research points to the opposite; realistic graphics are frequently not as effective as those with reduced realism. Post from: The eLearning Coach Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

eLearning Design – Choosing the Right Color

Association eLearning

As a result, you only need to use a little of a warm color like red or yellow for it to be effective. It teaches the ropes of making effective color schemes and tests your understanding with nifty color mixing, matching, and identifying activities. Share this on LinkedIn. Unless you want everything to blend together, you don’t put white furnishings in a white room. Likewise, if your learners can’t see your content clearly, they can’t learn from it.

Top 10 Training Metrics

Your Training Edge

Is it time for you to measure the effectiveness of your training programs? Measuring the effectiveness of training is a very difficult task, for stakeholders, training departments and end users. If you are a training manager or company stakeholder looking for ways to measure the effectiveness of your programs, these ten metrics are a great place to start. Training outsourcers tend to use client-defined criteria to determine training effectiveness.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

He began his presentation talking about Green Bay, Brett Favre, and football.