Thinking About Social Media

Kapp Notes

One thing about Social Media is that new technologies claiming to be a new form of Socail Media are being introduced almost daily. To help determine if a new technology qualifies as Social Media or not, Li and Benoff (2008) in their book Groundswell created a list of questions to consider when determining if technology should be included as Knowledge Media. So what is the excuse for your organization not using social media?

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up.

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. The forgetting curve will may not be able to do its job so effectively with SoMe to deal with.

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. handle any secure external API calls, which means.

Is Social Media Making You Think

Integrated Learnings

There is a train moving very fast called social media that I am working very hard to master. It is having a transforming effect on the way we learn and use the web in general. Take a look at the following video from the Socialnomics - Social Media Blog.

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

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform.

Handling a hack: Data security elearning

Sponge UK

Preparation There are many types of cyber security breaches. The highest profile examples tend to be outside agents attacking or stealing secure data, but perhaps more common are simple lapses in protocol or mistakes in securing data.

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

Learning Cafe

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes” into social media. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up. In other words, usage of social media within the organisation relies heavily on grass-roots support and viral marketing among its rank-and-file employees.

Security for WordPress Websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence Security Plugin

LifterLMS

Learn about security for WordPress websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence security plugin in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Security is incredibly important. Website security is like an insurance plan. ” So, WordPress is secure.

Cyber Security: ‘A Tale of Two Banks’

Unicorn Training

The effect, however, can be crippling for organisations.”Compared When we consider the reputation of the UK banking sector amongst its customers, trust is a critical factor, and information security plays a huge role in this.

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

If the US government can use wikis to develop intelligence on matters of national security, it seems that corporations should feel confident that the beneifts of using wikis can far outweigh the potential consequences.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

If the US government can use wikis to develop intelligence on matters of national security, it seems that corporations should feel confident that the beneifts of using wikis can far outweigh the potential consequences.

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Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

Gamification has many benefits for training, but the most fundamental one is this: Gamification makes training more effective by making it more interesting. Implementing gamification poorly can lead to training becoming decidedly un-fun, which can have a demotivating effect on learners. Below are four strategies for effectively implementing gamification in your training MOOC. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Gamification has many benefits for training, but the most fundamental one is this: Gamification makes training more effective by making it more interesting. Implementing gamification poorly can lead to training becoming decidedly un-fun, which can have a demotivating effect on learners.

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

I’m not talking about the monetary value of a social share (which business people are keen on doing ), but rather the less tangible value that comes from sharing knowledge, making an individual more productive, effective, and efficient.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. Learning and development professionals should remember the Weak Ties theory when designing social learning systems.

Four Principles for Effective Training Systems

Interactive Services

Earlier this fall the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published an unusual report: a review of cybersecurity failures at nine large firms where employees fell for “business email exploits” and mistakenly sent company monies to overseas accounts.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m merely attempting to show how confusing this new world of social media is.

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2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas!   Here I highlighted the fact that social media was beginning to have a big impact on  workplace learning.   Many organisations still view social media tools as "trivial" and "time-wasting" with no place in business and ban access to many of them.

Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m merely attempting to show how confusing this new world of social media is.

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The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts

InsiderHub

In the world of online learning, some organizations are choosing to incorporate a “social” aspect to their platforms and programs, also sometimes described as “collaborative” learning. Here are the current top 5 highest-rated social learning systems on CollectMyThoughts , as rated by users: 5.

BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

Wonderful Brain

And beware; too much data without vetting and affirmation, means you might miss the really important stuff, an effect that keeps security services awake at night. Change ELearning KNowledge Management Leadership Social Media change management decision making e-learning learning

Making sense of digital

Learning with e's

I learn a lot from discussions on social media channels such as Twitter. Everyone in education it seems, is interested in what teachers and students need to acquire, to make sense of our digital world and to use digital tools effectively.

5 Ways to Combat Cyber Threats at Your Organization

Avilar

Facebook security breach exposes accounts of 50 million users. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), FBI and Department of Treasury identifies malware used by North Korea in an ATM cash-out scheme referred to as FASTCash. Passwords and Securing Your Accounts.

Your Team for the Win?

Litmos

We all like to believe that our firewalls are secure, our devices are encrypted, our staff is smart on social media, and are aware of the dangers of phishing emails , but even in a perfect world, something will slip through the cracks. Compliance Healthcare Security

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LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

Ben categorises the limitations of m‑learning under three major banners: hardware (screen size, usability, information security), software (multiple operating systems, unsupported file formats, SCORM compliance) and culture (work/life balance and the digital divide).

Effectus LMS For effective Employee Training Management and Tracking

CommLab India

Let’s see how Effectus helps in managing your training effectively. Effectus can store classroom training resources sand online learning assets in a single, centralized and secured location.

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7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning

eFront

In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Retailers enact online security measures , such as masking data, to keep their consumer information safe.

7 Tips To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning

eFront

In this article, we’ll share 7 tips on how to effectively manage and analyze big data in eLearning. How To Effectively Manage And Analyze Big Data In eLearning. Retailers enact online security measures , such as masking data, to keep their consumer information safe.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Also, eLearning training tools, administration functions, mobile accessibility, and social media communication features make LMSs attractive to organizations. Social media communication features are among the most popular LMS features.

3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

IT’s concerns lie within the technical infrastructure of the solution, including system maintenance, integrations, security, plus how it would cooperate with existing IT systems. How Does it Address Compliance and Security? Security policies. Security certifications.

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Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

This article will help you determine who to interview, how to secure the interview, and even what questions you should ask. If possible, secure these resources, who may even inspire material for a follow-up course. The more you know, the more effective your questions will be.

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

Back then, social media was in a fledgling state. But, it was the effective campaign of Barack Obama that led to a paradigm shift globally as far as the use of social media as a strategic tool is concerned. “…to stand up and say that we are one nation.