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.

7 Ideas for Running a Virtual E-Learning Event

LearnDash

Virtual events give your learners an opportunity to connect socially and add to the value of your course. Because of this, it can often be a pleasant surprise to run a virtual event that often requires less preparation, but can draw a higher price.

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6 Unexpected Benefits Of Social Media Live eLearning Events

Dan Keckan

Which benefits can your organization draw from social media live eLearning events? In this article, I’ll highlight 6 unexpected advantages of hosting live eLearning events on popular social media platforms. Social Learning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Event Informal Learning Social MediaAre they really a viable training tool, or should you focus your resources elsewhere?

Our three principles for planning social events

Rustici Software

Recently, a colleague at one of our LTG sister companies reached out to me directly for advice on providing great cultural and social activities to employees. They had recently been given a dedicated budget to social activities and were struggling to come up with ideas that went beyond luncheons and gift cards but instead made a real impact on their team. I’ve seen the way we address social activities from all angles and across many years. Let employees self-organize events.

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. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Let's Get on Zoom: Tips for an Uninterrupted Virtual Event

InSync Training

Thanks to its easy-to-use functionality, and an effort by company leadership to make it more accessible, people of all ages have started to use Zoom for work, learning, and socialization. Conferences Social Learning Other Modern Learning TopicsZoom has taken the whole world by storm.

Events in Crisis? 6 Key Recommendations on What to Do Now & What to Do Next 

Blue Sky eLearn

Events in Crisis? Recently, our partner, Naylor Association Solutions, released a white paper, Events in Crisis? How far away is your event? Review your event insurance policy. Develop a strategy for moving some elements of your event 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.

Going Virtual: What We’ve Learned Supporting 2000+ Virtual Events in 6 Months Part II

Blue Sky eLearn

In Part II of our Going Virtual: What We’ve Learned Supporting 2000+ Events in 6 Months series, we spoke with David Ditker, CEO of the Assistive Technology Industry Association came to talk to us while in the midst of preparing for his virtual conference. (If

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.

9 Insider Secrets To Promote Your Next eLearning Event On Social Media

Dan Keckan

Are you trying to promote your upcoming eLearning event on a tight budget? In this article, I’ll share 9 insider secrets to promote your next eLearning event on social media. eLearning Market eLearning Event eLearning Marketing Social MediaThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? With a little planning and a couple of handy tools, your online event will be the talk of the town. Choosing an accessible platform is critical for online events because you want to be as inclusive as possible.

Redesigning Conferences as Social Objects

The Simple Shift

In it, he talked about the shift to a 100% virtual event due to COVID, something large event producers everywhere are contending with. I was listening to a Recode Media podcast episode with guest Paddy Cosgrove, the co-founder of the very large Web Summit conference.

Change of Plans: Updates on Degreed Events

Degreed

Current events have certainly altered life as we know it. Like many, we’ve postponed all of our upcoming events and transitioned them to virtual discussions and meetups. Upcoming Digital Events. Learn more about this event and register here. . Events

How to create social buzz at a learning event

Jane Hart

In Jeff Bullas’s recent post, 9 ways to create and share social media content at an event , he described how you might use the following 9 social tools to encourage participation in an event (in this case a fashion show). I think this post is just as relevant to create buzz around and involve others in a LEARNING event too – whether it be internal or external, large or small, conferences, seminars, or workshops. Tweet.

Degreed On Demand: Access Our Virtual Event Library

Degreed

So while we’ve had to slow down our event schedule to keep you and our teams socially distanced, we haven’t slowed down on thought leadership, workshops, or speaking with our most innovative clients. Watch any event, anytime, anywhere — on your schedule and on your couch. Event

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. For the sake of this post, I want to focus on an end goal of collaboration among learners experiencing a learning event together.

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.

Working with Your Audience’s Learning Styles Part 3: Post Event Digital Strategy

Brella

But If your post-event strategy doesn’t invite attendees to the next level in their development you’ve done it all for naught. Develop a robust digital strategy to extend the impact of your event. Social Learning Through Social Media. After a successful event, you may be tempted to flood your timeline with photos. Instagram: If you’re going to post photos, create custom images with inspirational quotes from the event to remind your audience of their experience.

Issuing Points for Completion of Learning Events

Absorb LMS

More and more organizations are using a points system in their learning management system (LMS) to motivate learners to participate in learning events. Best Practices Features Contests Credits e-learning Educational Units elearning eLL learning management LMS Motivation Points Social learning trainingThe point system is engrained in higher education. A typical undergraduate degree in a university where I reside requires the completion of 120 credits.

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The Social Learning Community

Jane Hart

Yesterday I launched the Social Learning Community – a new Community of Practice intended for those interested in the use of social media to work and learn smarter. This is a place where you can join discussions, ask questions, share links, experiences and events with others about social learning – whether it be in education or [.]. Social learning

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? With a little planning and a couple of handy tools, your online event will be the talk of the town. Choosing an accessible platform is critical for online events because you want to be as inclusive as possible.

Upcoming Event: Watch for My “HR Genius” Online Course Soon!

Learningtogo

Events Upcoming EventsI’ve just accepted an invitation to deliver a new series on the neuroscience of leadership and learning for HR Genius series onHR.com.

Issuing Points for Completion of Learning Events

Absorb LMS

More and more organizations are using a points system in their learning management system (LMS) to motivate learners to participate in learning events. Best Practices Features Contests Credits e-learning Educational Units elearning eLL learning management LMS Motivation Points Social learning trainingThe point system is engrained in higher education. A typical undergraduate degree in a university where I reside requires the completion of 120 credits.

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Designing an Interactive Learning Event

Kapp Notes

An Interactive Learning Event (ILE) can be a game, gamification effort or event a simulation. Are people getting the learning, social message or advocacy of the ILE you are developing, if not, you need to refine the play and interactions to ensure the message is conveyed. It is a learning intervention that you create that engages the learner. Technology is not needed, only carefully crafted design affordances.

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.

12 Characteristics of Social Learning

LearnDash

Social learning is being used in organizations of all sizes as it has shown to be quite successful for training and development purposes. Today it has never been easier to incorporate a social learning component into both virtual and live training events. Specifically, using a blended learning approach with social learning components can yield positive results. But the success of a social learning program is only as good as the implementation. social learning

Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter

Jane Hart

In preparation for a short, Twitter event (#t4sl) I am involved in this afternoon, I’ve updated my (2010) presentation: Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter. View the story "Twitter for Social Learning" on Storify]. Social learning Here’s a Storify of our live chat.

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.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. We’ve found our own niche in the social media solar system… and it takes our team 30ish minutes a week to fully participate. Whether in our working lives or personal lives, opening up on social media is not everyone’s idea of a good time.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media? The evaluation was quite positive about the effect of using social media.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. For straight answers, I asked three association industry leaders who are putting these multi-format methods into practice: Nora Murphy – Online Learning Manager at Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research ( PRIM&R ), a 4,000-member association that promotes ethical standards for those involved in biomedical, social science, and behavioral research oversight.

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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Internal Comms Taking the Informal Social Learning Torch

The Simple Shift

Social learning is alive and well. Especially in the informal sense but formal social still needs encouragement. I made this realization at SwoopChat today (a Swoop Analytics users event) where I was delighted by the numerous internal comms people I met and listened to. I learned that many were thinking beyond social tech adoption (even […]. social platforms

Past Event: Join Me in Phoenix with ATD’s Valley of the Sun Chapter, October 30-31, 2017

Learningtogo

As we all know, informal learning in a social setting is one of the most powerful ways to change behavior and learn new skills, yet many of us struggle to find those opportunities for our own development. Events Past Events AI artificial intelligence ATD ATD-VoS brain cognition education instructional design Learning neuroscience training virtual reality VR

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Designing an Interactive Learning Event

Kapp Notes

An Interactive Learning Event (ILE) can be a game, gamification effort or event a simulation. Are people getting the learning, social message or advocacy of the ILE you are developing, if not, you need to refine the play and interactions to ensure the message is conveyed. It is a learning intervention that you create that engages the learner. Technology is not needed, only carefully crafted design affordances.

How will social media change the #WorldCup?

Coffee and Design

While I am not a fan of soccer or sports in general I am interested to see the effects of social media on such a major social event. They are also allowing users to choose your sides for the event by picking a team to unlock custom profile images, header photos, real-time scores and highlights (see Twitter & WorldCup ). Check out two key posts: Our learners are social: Television has talked to us for decades, but it never listened!