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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach. Most of us are connected to each other through numerous social media platforms. Next time: Connected Minds References Godin, S. 2002) Smartmobs: The Next Social Revolution.

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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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.

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. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. How will social learning evolve in the coming years?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. be referred back to at any time.

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. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory) “ The research isn’t heartening.

Effective Performance Management Systems

Gameffective

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 changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf.

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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. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range). Lighting is the most important aspect of pulling off the green screen effect. For this example, we are using Camtasia to pull off the green screen effect.

Effective Performance Management Systems

Gameffective

Effective performance management. This process isn’t effective; annual goals become stale quickly, and retroactive reviews leaves little room for employees to course-correct. The following 5 elements that any modern PMS must feature: 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.

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

We cannot deny how social media has become a part of our daily lives, how it has influenced us and how it has connected us to the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today. Aside from providing a means to peek into other people’s lives, communicate without borders, and serve as entertainment, we cannot take away the value social media provides in e-Learning.

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. Well, references to this example and the “visual theft” relating to knowledge, wisdom, and skills have been made by evolutionary biologist Mark Pagel in a 2011 TED talk!

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. Dashe & Thomson is pleased to guest-post these interviews on the Social Learning Blog in partnership with Maestro eLearning.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we look at how ‘social learning’ is gaining traction and being deployed in organizations to foster workplace learning. Understanding Social Learning Theory. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Learning Socially. Humans are social animals”.

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 ? Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag. And I reckon most learners have begun to use technology in their own ways to get answers, whether via the Google, or social networks like FaceBook and LinkedIn.

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. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. Social, mobile, and collaboration will be everything (almost). However, in today’s uber connected, mobile, cloud-based and networked world, a CU can very well reside – at least partially – in the cloud.

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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.

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. According to LinkedIn Learning , 52% of modern learners engage with training content at the point of need.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In no realm has this been more evident than in our constant encouragement of the use of internal social media networks as a crucial benefit-multiplier for any employee training project. So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0

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.

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

ID Reflections

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. Working out loud ranges from specific, objective-driven collaboration (as in the case within project teams) to just sharing of thoughts and ideas with the wider social networks. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled.

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

It’s roughly estimated that only ” 20% of the workers will have the skills needed for 60% of the jobs (mostly because the job haven’t been invented yet) by the end of the decade. “ (Ref: [link] ) This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. The world has gotten complicated.

Social Learning: How e-Learning Developers can Benefit from the Boom in Social Computing and Social Machines

Vignettes Learning

A recent issue of the Newsweek Magazine (April 3, 2006) featured an article on the second internet boom, referring to the new ways people are living in this knowledge-interactive age, enjoying the growth of opportunities of personal computing, mobility, connectivity, and work productivity like never before. that promote socialization and sharing? The lines between all of these activities have blurred, but with positively effective results nonetheless.

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Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Facebook.

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Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. This approach also encourages the collaborative and social learning experience.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? But why is video so much more effective at accelerating innovation than, say, print – or even eLearning?

The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Big Question on the Learning Circuit's Blog is about Social Networking and finding help and expertise if you have a question or a concern for which you need input and/or advice. I think the question sort of misses the power of social networking and Web 2.0

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

In many cases, learning while mobile may not be about assigned content at all and be much more about providing just-in-time access to a variety of on-demand resources and reference materials which can be read and mined for relevant information at the time of need. Social Networking.

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features

Gyrus

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. Follow us on your preferred social networks: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gyrussystems/. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/256100?trk=tyah. References: 24-hours.psd:

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. Corporate training has generally been more receptive to simulation-based learning, which has proven effective in fields from finance to healthcare. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

The 70:20:10 model of reference for workplace learning implies that traditional training methods are just a small jigsaw piece in a very large puzzle. 20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). Social learning means people. Social media also means people. Digitalizing social learning?

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Simply reward members for completing desirable actions such as completing a course, retweeting a link to your course catalog, referring a friend, you get the idea! Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. Tips for Facebook – Share a special offer with those who “Like” your page on Facebook.

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Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

The 70:20:10 model of reference for workplace learning implies that traditional training methods are just a small jigsaw piece in a very large puzzle. 20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). Social learning means people. Social media also means people. Digitalizing social learning?

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Your workscape may include being coached on giving effective presentations, calling the help desk for an explanation, and researching an industry on the Net. Make it easy for me to connect with friends, like Facebook. Keep me in touch with colleagues and associates in other companies, as on LinkedIn. Give me single sign-on, like using my Facebook profile to access multiple applications. Enable users to rate content, like “Favoriting” an item on Facebook or +!ing

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Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?