Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

The current trend of running annual meetings virtually has forced association executives to rethink their approaches to teaching and learning and social networking. Now associations are considering how to design hybrid events that take place both onsite and online.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. Although there is a focus on moving classroom training online, there is still a very good reason to offer in-person face to face events for knowledge building and sharing, collaborative problem solving and relationship building. This workshop looks at how to organise 4 different types of learning and networking events that use experiential, participative, collaborative and technology-supported approaches.

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3 Tech-Powered Tips to Improve Your Association’s Events

Web Courseworks

When it comes to your association, successfully managing your event programming can be a major challenge. Pulling off an excellent association event takes time, effort, and expertise, and it’s no wonder that organizations like yours look toward tech solutions for ways to make this process easier. Luckily, with the right tools, your association can make major improvements to your event management strategy. Choose the right event registration software.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. Although there is a focus on moving classroom training online, there is still a very good reason to offer in-person face to face events for knowledge building and sharing, collaborative problem solving and relationship building. This workshop looks at how to organise 4 different types of learning and networking events that use experiential, participative, collaborative and technology-supported approaches.

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. example, if you want to test reasoning and critical.

Give a Taste: Let Prospects & Members Sample Online Education

WBT Systems

Instead, you let them sample online education so they can experience it for themselves. Your free sample will do the selling for you. Ask any wine or beer salesperson how many people walk away with a bottle of wine or a six-pack of craft beer after enjoying a few samples at a store tasting. By providing a sample of an online learning program, you reduce their perceived risk, eliminate the unknown, and increase the conversion rate. 4 types of sample e-learning programs.

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. Recently, Maddie Grant at Social Fish presented on the topic of engagement in online communities. Here are some examples she gave for turning traditional approaches to social media strategy on its head. 2) Social Learning. Event Marketing.

Learning by Watching: Social Cognitive Theory and Vicarious Learning

Origin Learning

Rather, we have stated this example to prove a point: that observation is an intrinsic human technique to learn unfamiliar tasks or behaviors – something that has been theorized by the psychologist Albert Bandura as what he called the ‘Social Cognitive Theory’. What is Social Cognitive Theory? Bandura’s social learning theory stresses the importance of observational learning, imitation and modeling.

Using Video During Your Events

TechSmith Camtasia

Video is a great way to expand your reach at an event and also to share what you’ve learned with your team back home. Here are some different ways that you can incorporate video in your trade shows at every stage of your event – pre-show promotion and post-show. Making videos to create excitement about the activities your company is doing at the event is a low cost way to promote your participation. Already using video at your events?

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Using Instagram To Grow Your Training Business & Promote Events [With Examples]

Accessplanit

It is fast becoming THE place for businesses to showcase their company voice, brand and values, in a fun and different way to other social channels. Why spend time on Instagram as a training business? The use of Instagram for business interaction is a growing trend, with over 25 million business profiles on Instagram worldwide currently and 60% of people saying that they discover new products on Instagram.

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What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Thanks in large part to the advent of social media, we as humans are accessible from anywhere in the world. The purpose of effective social learning is to close this gap.

10 Tech Events Worth Attending

TechSmith Camtasia

Our tech event is taking place this weekend on August 2nd – 4th and welcomes screencasters and visual communication professionals wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. You can check out what ScreencastCamp is all about in the video below, and even farther down you can see some of the other upcoming tech events you don’t want to miss! Interested in Upcoming Tech Events?

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Man is by nature a social animal, which is why social interactions are crucial to our development at every stage of our lives. Social learning approaches have a 75:1 ROI ratio compared to formal web-based training.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. In reality, this social LMS feature set was all sales sizzle.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially. Social learning is as powerful as it is undervalued and underestimated. Why have they not boosted their social learning campaigns?

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. For example, spend $20 and you’re likely to get around 2,000 views.

How to Promote Employee Social and Mental Wellbeing

Chronus

This can start with creating workplaces that support the social and mental wellbeing of their employees. What Are The Effects of Poor Social and Mental Wellbeing? Why is it Important to Build Employee Social and Mental Wellbeing?

10 Tech Events Worth Attending

TechSmith Camtasia

Our tech event is taking place this weekend on August 2nd – 4th and welcomes screencasters and visual communication professionals wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. You can check out what ScreencastCamp is all about in the video below, and even farther down you can see some of the other upcoming tech events you don’t want to miss! Interested in Upcoming Tech Events? News & Events

ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

Here are some more game examples created during the workshop. If you are not following Dan’s blog or his various writings on social media, learning and gamification, you should! Random Events. Sure virtual events are great (I love them) but physical events allow for the meeting of Kelly Smith who didn’t attend the conference but lived nearby of making arrangements to speak at another conference accidently and …the list goes on and on.

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Using Social media to promote your courses or events

Arlo Training & Events Software

Nearly every business is using social media to promote their offerings and connect with customers. Social media is an effective means of closely communicating with your followers in a less formal environment. Social media isn’t a new concept, but for many training and event providers the practical outworking of social media marketing may in fact be a new thing. Video is increasingly capturing majority of the attention to be had on most social media platforms.

Social Media Strategy thoughts

Clark Quinn

What is a social media strategy for outreach? I’m mentioning these as two of the most viable and visible tools for social media engagement. So, for example, you might stream out an interesting bit of the day. If an organization is on social media, and increasingly they should be, it needs to be interactive. You need information: photos, events. social strategyReally, it’s about demonstrating your thinking, your values, and background.

2018 International E-Learning Events to Mark on Your Calendar 

ICDTranslation

An e-learning event is the best way to achieve all that. If the event is held abroad, it gives you broader opportunities for networking, which makes it worth the travel. There is no better way to realize the importance of e-learning localization , for example, than emerging in the local culture of the country you are targeting. 5 Interesting E-Learning Events to Attend in the First Half of 2018. Here are five e-learning events, that are worth traveling to this year.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

It’s no secret – recently social media has had a rough ride. So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? After a decade of affordable high-speed internet access, smartphones, mobile apps and social networks, it’s easy to take our digital connections for granted. In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Are We Socializing Responsibly? In Summary: Social Learning is an Adventure.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning). In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective informal/social learning solutions for today’s workplaces.

Top of Mind: Experimenting with Social Physics

CLO Magazine

But here, I’d like to share a nascent, not yet tested idea: applying “social physics” to our learning and leadership development programs. What Is Social Physics? He’s used social physics to forecast productivity of small groups, corporate departments and even entire cities with this fundamental thesis: Because we are impacted by those we physically interact with as individuals, teams and societies, we can change outcomes by changing patterns of interaction.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms. It is not just about managing the interaction but also being part of the social interaction.

Social Media: Creating a LinkedIn Summary That Gets You Noticed

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, I worked for "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" in the 1980s, as designer. It was long ago, but that one event on my resume or LinkedIn profile is a conversation starter, more than any other. LinkedIn Social Media by Sally Cox    There is an art to creating a strong LinkedIn profile. One of the most powerful assets in your LinkedIn profile is the Summary.

8 Live Event Ideas To Boost Learner Participation In Online Training

eFront

In this article, we’ll share 8 Live event ideas that can help you boost learner participation in online training. . 8 Live Event Ideas That Can Help You Boost Learner Participation In Online Training. Live events offer you the opportunity to interact with your audience and make the online training experience more memorable. Here are 8 live event ideas to increase learner participation and get corporate learners actively involved in the online training process.

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Learning Pool’s top hints and tips for making your face-to-face event virtual in a few weeks or less

Learning Pool

Each year, the staff here at Learning Pool put together eight local events to complement our larger Learning Pool Live event in London at the end of the year. These events are a great opportunity for our customers to get together, to share best practice and for us to reveal what we’ve been working on most recently. Things to contemplate when considering to host an online event: . How will you host the live event? (We How long will the event be?

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: what to do after an event

Good To Great

There are a few simple things you can do in the days following an event to cement your reputation for brilliant backchannel sharing and to get the most out of the experience for yourself. Take the time to thank the people who engaged with you during the event. Even with the most thorough preparation, you’ll probably find there are times during the event where you don’t have all the information. The backchannel doesn’t end when the event ends.

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?

Free Webinar on July 26! Social Learning & LMS Gamification

Adobe Captivate

The title is Beyond The Buzz Phrase: Social Learning & LMS Gamification In Real Life. They are the two of the most popular buzz phrases in the Learning and Development industry—social learning and gamification. This webinar goes beyond theory and focuses on what gamification and social learning LMS features can do for your training program. Join Katrina Marie Baker and explore how to: Effectively blend social learning into existing courses using an LMS.

Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Jane Hart

On Wednesday 22 August at 5 pm BST – that’s 9 AM (PDT) / 12 PM (EDT) – I will be presenting a webinar, hosted by Citrix Online, on Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Here’s a description of the event: Social learning is a natural, continual process of learning with others , and with the help of modern social technologies, you can enable and support it in powerful new ways. . Social learning

What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More

learnWorlds

The University of London for example wanted to offer lower higher education costs to financially weaker students. 12 Distance Learning Examples from Companies You May Know. With LearnWorlds ’ learning platform, for example, online students can complete most coursework, including exams, directly online. Shared social spaces in the form of blogs and collaboratively edited documents are also used in educational settings. 13 Distance Learning Examples You May Know.

Social Media for Trainers (by Jane Bozarth)

Clark Quinn

Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers is a wonderfully handy, and important, book. It succinctly introduces why you would want to think about social media to augment training, introduces several of the major social media tools that represent categorical differences, and, for each, focuses on practical explanations about the tools, pluses and minuses, and classic ways to use them before, during, and after learning events. Tags: design mobile social