My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

Easy to use and very effective. We did consider creating a community there for our free edition, but in the end we decided to go with Yammer (see communities). You can have 2.000 subscribers in the free version, for more you have to start paying.

The Best of e-Learning in November


Announcing Lectora Version 11.3. Meet Lectora® Version 11.3, Making Your Yammer Community Work: Tips from Allison Michels. Make Yammer more effective as a social learning tool at your organization.

2010 Predictions - Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

Google Wave will be released as a much less cumbersome application than the current beta version, but will struggle with adoption by general public. There will be much more reflection on what works online and what is more effectively taught in the traditional classroom. Tablets will be very popular in 2010 and eventually some will add ability to effectively display reader friendly book text. I recently started using Yammer so I will make a few predictions regarding Yammer.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. I thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources.

Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

It will also look at how you can help a manager to build a social team so that they can learn together effectively as they work. Helping a team to share effectively, and work out loud. It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Yammer (on the 2010 list at #20) might be a possibility. So, just as with Twitter above, the next best thing might be a corporate company Facebook-like network, eg Yammer (in the 2012 list) at #20.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Key features include recording through a microphone or mixer, digitizing recordings from tapes, audio editing, importing and exporting audio files, effects and quality adjustments. Dimdim has an open source version so developers can integrate it with other software. Yammer.

Pop Quiz! Do You Really Need Quizzes in Online Training?


Research at UCLA’s Bjork Learning and Forgetting Lab , as well as Dr. Roediger and his colleagues’ research, discusses the “Testing Effect” and the “Spacing Effect”. The Testing Effect shows that the effort of retrieving knowledge from memory facilitates learning.

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What's really ready for prime time in corporate learning?


However, the organizer made a comment that stuck with me, to the effect of “to you it’s old, but to many it’s still new”. The outcomes are better effectiveness and efficiency. Yammer, SocialCast, or the like).

eLearning Engagement: A Formula for Success


DOWNLOAD THE EBOOK VERSION. The most effective way to get your colleagues on board is to explain the benefits. The next is effective communication to the wider organization. Was it through Slack, Yammer, Email, Trello? Download the eBook Version.

A Review of 2011 and the Future of Workplace Learning


It’s better to start with an imperfect first version than to not start at all. The second point I tried to make was that many learning activities can be facilitated in class or on social networking platforms like Yammer.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

Just like desktop learning methods, the variety of content types possible in the mobile realm – especially with more capable smartphone devices – are broad and varied and include videos, podcasts, mobile versions of traditional “page turner” courseware/modules, animated slide presentations and more.

Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Mobile and desktop versions available. In addition to Twitter, I also use Socialtext Signals , Socialcast , and Yammer with different organizations I work with. I use the version of WordPress than needs to be hosted on a website.

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Making the best use of the Learning Management System

Learning Wire

To set up a virtuous circle where word of mouth has a positive effect and where staff members can play a prescriptive role, keep the following points in mind: ✓ Involve learners in choosing the platform and give priority to the learning experience. Would they be interested in a mobile version of the LMS? Teasers, posters, newsletters, and even mini‐movies are effective ways of communicating information about your project internally.

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

mLearning Trends

A high level summary of what comprises makes our CellCast Solution version 3.x CellCast can deliver 18 different kinds of mobile learning content ensuring there are reliable and cost effective ways to reach virtually everyone in an organization's extended ecosystem in one way or another (likely several) from just one integrated platform. Twitter, Yammer, Jive, RSS feeds).

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Following is a largely unedited version of conference notes that I have just distributed internally where I work. Can hook up to Yammer too – Yammer is an internal Twitter-like client that allows 2.0 Use sparingly for effect. • @rebecka7: I keep hearing over & over again…get your course/training RIGHT ENOUGH for your deadline and then improve. • [link] Articulate showcases. But I want to see the newer version to see how pasteboard works etc.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments - Kapp Notes , November 19, 2010In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. Twitter & Yammer), file sharing (e.g., Effectiveness (121).

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. BlackBoard 9: links and resources - Dont Waste Your Time , May 5, 2010 I’m really looking forward to our upgrade to Blackboard version 9 this summer. Just watched a few on adding some great zoom and motion effects to PowerPoint. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.