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. 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. 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.

Effective Performance Management Systems


Effective performance management. This process isn’t effective; annual goals become stale quickly, and retroactive reviews leaves little room for employees to course-correct. 5 Keys to Effective Performance Management. . This is why many leading companies, including Google, LinkedIn, Intel and others, have transformed their goal-setting by successfully adopting the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) technique.

The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

This week, we will show you how to pull off the Green Screen Effect. You may have heard of these terms before and they all refer to the same idea. Lighting is the most important aspect of pulling off the green screen effect.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

be referred back to at any time. 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.

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. This serves as reference tools for those who want to take a refresher on the topic discussed in preparation for an exam.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have


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. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

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


This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. 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. Reference links: Spending on Corporate Training Soars: Employee Capabilities Now A Priority.

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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.

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

And if so, how much realism will be most effective? By realism, I mean how well a graphic appears to be a successful copy of its referent. Surprisingly, a lot of research points to the opposite; realistic graphics are frequently not as effective as those with reduced realism.

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.

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

Dashe & Thomson

He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at vflango@yahoo.com. This series explores the difficulties of being a trainer and how to overcome them, along with tips and advice to make your training more effective and even more engaging. The books I refer to most often in my library are: Dick and Carey’s “Systematic Design of Instruction” [ [link] ].

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

Asynchronous refers to eLearning offerings you take on your own. Synchronous refers to eLearning offerings where you participate as part of a group and everyone in the group needs to be logged in at the same time. Can take more time to plan and execute effectively.

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features


Text of Infographic: Why is Mobile Learning so Effective? Effective mobile learnings highlight specific learning objectives. Modern, more dynamic content allows for a greater utilization of media and ultimately superior effectiveness. References: 24-hours.psd:

"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

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. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

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Is the Corporate University Dead?

Your Training Edge

Orthodox experts state that the significance of the personal and face to face interaction cannot be denied in a learning environment and to ensure an effective learning experience. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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. References: [link].


Open Badges – What you need to know


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).

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The Value of Video Learning

Your Training Edge

He also connected supporting documents to the video he made, as a reference material. Are you thinking of going the traditional road and route out an email and hope it would be read by everyone and is effective? Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. Next time: Connected Minds References Godin, S.

Engaging Participants 2: Pre-Training Engagement

Your Training Edge

The most common definition of engagement refers to the classroom, whether it’s the live classroom, the virtual live classroom, or the virtual classroom. Plus, engagement also typically refers to our materials, our quick reference guides, and our just-in-time learning interventions.

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Using PDF Job Aids for Just-in-Time Training

Association eLearning

Useful aids include: • Reference Sources (collections of data, such as price sheets or phone numbers). How to Design Them Effectively. Share this on LinkedIn. When someone is on the job and needs an answer fast they don’t have time to go through a whole eLearning course.

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Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

Facebook, LinkedIn, and Learning Socially. Why do you think successful business leaders write long notes and share them on LinkedIn? In this blog post, let’s look at the positive side and see how social media is being used effectively to deploy learning in the workplace.

Changing Training Paradigms

Your Training Edge

Here I am referring learners as people. The challenge now faced by training providers is how to meet the expectations and requirements of the learners while still teaching them behavior change effectively. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Engaging Participants 3: Classroom Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations still offer classroom training – it is effective, provides interaction, and provides a network for participants. Even the most linear classroom experience can be broken down into online interactions, tutorials, or quick reference guides.

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

What happens when their positive effect wears off? According to a recent LinkedIn report, 93% of employees would have stayed in a company if their companies provided them with opportunities to improve their skills for professional purposes. References: [link].

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

Personal bookmarks allow learners to highlight spots in the video for later reference. Word clouds and summaries are automatically created, and popular content automatically appears on later slides for quick reference.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective. Now we can determine the effectiveness of our training programs and measure ROI.”.


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. For now I’m referring to a large proportion of our target audience.

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Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach - Treating LinkedIn like a massive, virtual cocktail party. I believe tap is the keyword flaviofusuma : @ tonykarrer Forums , Email , Linkedin. Linkedin. It's much more social than LinkedIn.

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eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

In an excerpt from Effects of Achievement Motivation on Behavior , author Rabideau explains the motives behind gamification: People’s achievement goals affect their achievement-related attitudes and behaviors. Share this on LinkedIn.

Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?


refers to learning that comes about through the sharing of learning rather than from being taught or where the product of learning is defined by experts. You can connect with Roberta on LinkedIn or Twitter @rgogos.

What Style of MOOC is Right for You?

Your Training Edge

The popular media often refers to a MOOC as being just one kind of thing, and that one thing is usually associated with the types of MOOCs found on Coursera. If your company doesn’t train many new managers, then it is probably not cost-effective to use a MOOC for this aspect of the course.

What’s the Difference Between a MOOC and an LMS?

Your Training Edge

MOOCs can be individual pursuits, but their real effectiveness as learning environments comes from the collaboration and teamwork that they make possible. This point is similar to those above, but it refers to how the course is designed and developed.

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