Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with e's

Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me. An article on the BBC News site also shows why it pays to complain on Twitter.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-13

Jane Hart

RT @ charlesjennings "effective social media security strategy starts w/ user education" [link] <clear,comprehensive,continuous #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Introducing Share&Learn – informal and formal collaboration/learning platform [link] # lrnchat #. Speaking up in class, silently, via social media [link] #.

9 Essential Components of Effective Teams

Your Training Edge

Every team of effective professionals will not work just for the money. Besides a strong sense of purpose, an effective team will have a roadmap to success. 5. Effective Communication. Every team member needs to be able to communicate effectively with the other members.

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Social Learning using Twitter

Adobe Captivate

As E-learning course authors you would have wished to help your students when they are stuck instantly and your students could also collaborate among themselves real time more like a classroom setup which results in effective learning. Extending Captivate Whats new Adobe Course Companion Learner Analytics Learner Engagement Twitter colloboration

3 things you should know about Twitter

Learning with e's

I was asked by Wayne Macintosh - founder of WikiEducator - if I would produce a short video explaining why I use Twitter. I was a little surprised because I had assumed that anyone who was going to use Twitter was probably on board and already familiar with the social media tool.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

Twitter Learning

Tony Karrer

Saw a tweet this morning from @willrich45 ( Will Richardson ): Reading: " Why Most Twitter Users Give Up " Interesting how edTwitterers use it for learning, unlike most, it seems. This is a big meme right now based on a Nielsen study that resulted in the blog post: Twitter Quitters Post Roadblock to Long-Term Growth. I enrolled about a year ago ( Twitter Status ) and I've personally struggled a bit with the purpose, value, etc.

LATI: A better way to measure influence on Twitter?

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve never been comfortable with attributing digital influence to the number of followers someone has on Twitter. The longer you have been on Twitter, the more followers you will have collected over the years. For example, I currently have 831 followers and my Twitter age is 2.1

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-24

Jane Hart

The Q is now how do you evolve the L&D role so that it supports learning more effectively across the organisation [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ sparkandco : Some interesting ideas for # RealWPLearn here: [link] #. RT @ TechCrunch : Blackboard Buyer Providence Equity Acquires Personalized Online Learning Platform From PrepMe [link] #.

Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with e's

Social media sites such as Twitter span huge distances to connect people around the world. Many of us regularly communicate with multiple Twitter and Facebook friends and acquaintances instantaneously even though they may be in another country.

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub.

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Learning and teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

I have presented a few workshops now on how to use Twitter as a learning and teaching tool. One of my most viewed blog posts was entitled Teaching with Twitter so there is a lot of interest in the topic - how can we harness the potential of this tool in a teaching and learning context?

A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

Over the weekend the number of followers on my Twitter account, @C4LPT, passed 10,000 – so a big thank you to all of you who follow this account!

Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Dean Hawkinson.

Join us! Snagit contest on Twitter: #TuesdayswithSnagit

TechSmith Camtasia

Check the Twitter widget below…. TuesdayswithSnagit combines weekly themes, quick thinking, deadlines, and color commentary into a social contest on Twitter. To get up and running, you will need a Twitter account and a copy of Snagit.

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. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Presentation Mastery: Twitter as a Presentation Resource There are lots of good suggestions in these, but they don't really address the issue of how to present when the audience may be splitting their chat between the webinar tool and twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying?

Key Highlights for an Effective Mobile Learning App Strategy

G-Cube

In today’s scenario, the mobile app market is largely dominated by social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) These help to present effective content with easy functionality and seamless navigation to optimize the way learning is delivered across mobile devices.

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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. Interactive content is effective at converting visitors, and it’ll give your brand more exposure.

Twitter Tips for Your Business

OpenSesame

If you’re just beginning with Twitter, it can be daunting trying to keep up with the 24/7 activity. These apps help you organize, schedule, and analyze your Twitter. It also tracks the number of clicks on links tweeted out to followers, allowing you to see the reach and effectiveness.

Masking effects in PowerPoint: Creating stencils

BrightCarbon

Using masking effects in PowerPoint is a great way to add some design finesse to your presentations, without needing a design qualification or several weeks to do it. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Creating stencils. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation [coming soon].

Twitter: it's still about the connections

Learning with e's

The current consensus is that Twitter is for oldies, and that younger people (particularly those under 30) don't tend to use it. In hindsight, we now know that age is not a determining factor in whether or not we effectively use digital media.

I Don’t Care What You Had For Lunch: Finding Professional Value in Twitter

Dashe & Thomson

Of course, Twitter was on the list of tools we were nudged to start using on a regular basis. In my mind, at the time, I considered Twitter to be for celebrities to keep fans up to date with their most recent apologies (who cares?)

Twitter ye not

Learning with e's

This time yesterday I searched Twitter Groups to see if anyone had created an Edublog group I could join. I have made more than 20 new friends on Twitter in the past 24 hours, and the group membership already stands at over 50 members, some of them well established and respected edubloggers.

Twitter’s Impact on Your Brain-Same as Bilingualism

Kapp Notes

This is much like what people do when they’re updating their Twitter status, instant-messaging friends, or answering text messages and emails while they’re doing something else. This according to a post on the Wall Street Journal’s blog titled Social Media’s Effect on Learning by Maureen Scarpelli.

6 Ways to Effectively Use a Marketing Quiz

ProProfs

Well, here are some quick stats to prove the point – According to a research by Ion Interactive, 93% of marketers agree that interactive content is effective in educating its buyers. Design effective lead capture. Design Effective Lead Capture.

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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. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range).

Why You Should be Using Twitter as a Learning Tool

OpenSesame

Twitter is starting to be utilized in classrooms and virtual-learning situations to supplement and encourage a shared learning experience. Twitter is a 140-character microblogging site. But Twitter isn’t just a casual experience shared among friends. Here are five ways Twitter can be an effective learning tool in your classroom: 1. Twitter is an excellent way to get students involved in a larger conversation. How do we learn? Who do we learn from?

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. Twitter is an effective tool to get feedback from. Consolidate Twitter feeds and share this with the learners.

Gaming on Twitter, the Ctrl+Paint Library, and Persuasive eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Gaming on Twitter. Leon is an adventure game that exists entirely across a network of Twitter accounts and animated gifs. How to be Effective at Persuasion for Learning.

5 Tips to Conduct an Effective Staff Training Session Online

Your Training Edge

With so many people choosing to work online and in virtual offices, it is important to make these training sessions effective, so we’ve prepared 5 practical tips to help you. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. .

Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

Chances are, someone has told you how you should or should not be using Twitter recently. Did you know that Twitter chats are a fantastic way to share informal knowledge and spark conversation within your field or even inside your organization? Best of all, it’s cost-effective and easy to implement. For the past month, Bottom-Line Performance has been hosting Thursday Tech Talk , a weekly chat on Twitter.

Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid

Learning Solutions Magazine

But many educators may still wonder why they should do this, and, most specifically, they wonder whether Twitter is helpful. Research shows that, when used explicitly as a tool to improve self-regulation through metacognitive support, Twitter becomes very effective.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes - Full Circle , February 24, 2010 The topic was “ Online Facilitation: 14 years on. Twitter Conference Ideas - eLearning Technology , January 30, 2009 Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences.

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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.

How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

TechSmith Camtasia

This visual effect is often called chroma key compositing or chroma keying. It is a post-production effect that allows video editors to replace backgrounds and insert footage or images into their scenes. This process can actually be very cost effective and easy to set up.

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. Coherent means it should make sense—providing both the cause and effect, for example.