Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers. LinkedIn recently redesigned its UI, thus bringing Conversations and Content to the heart of the platform. Ensure you do not add any incorrect information.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution.

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Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Review cases and examples of successful implementations. review models, cases, archetypes of successful informal learning. Informal Learning Just Ja

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

LinkedIn’s Group feature offers interesting #wol possibilities since these can be kept Open or Private as per the group’s objectives. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

Top 3 Informal Learning Tips

Trivantis

Do your employees struggle to keep up with all the latest trends, new data and constantly changing business information? Informal learning helps employees stay knowledgeable and ready for industry shifts. Want to initiate more informal learning in your organization?

Social Media: Creating a LinkedIn Summary That Gets You Noticed

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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. For example, I worked for "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" in the 1980s, as designer. LinkedIn Social Media

Why I left Linkedin

Spicy Learning

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

Why I left Linkedin

Spicy Learning

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

As learning in the workplace becomes increasingly informal, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance.

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A Dozen Ways To Promote Informal Learning

CLO Magazine

It happens informally, between employees and peer groups. Learning management systems and learning content management systems are the centerpiece for many learning departments, but most organizations are unaware that these systems have capabilities to support informal learning. Learning leaders can support informal learning within systems, but all solutions are not rooted in technology. What follows are 12 ways to engage a workforce in informal learning tactics.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

“Breakneck speed” is a term that can best describe the explosion of data and information in the current digitally-disruptive era. Even LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, in one of his inspiring speeches, has said the sales narrative has changed.

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

Social Learning

Vincent Flango is a PMI-certified government contracts manager for General Dynamics Information Technology and a senior Instructional Systems Designer. He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at vflango@yahoo.com. For example, if a federal counselor is helping a beneficiary, he or she can simply launch an EPSS on the desktop to ensure every task is covered and performed correctly as he or she is developing the case.

Curation: Making Sense of Digital Information

The Peformance Improvement

So much information; so little time. We are inundated with email, tweets, blog posts, Linkedin updates and comments, Facebook news feeds and messages, rss feeds, in addition to old-tech media like newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio. This is a universal dilemma of the 21 st century.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Learner engagement is highest for videos that combine approaches, for example, a talking head–style interspersed with PowerPoint slides. Learners prefer lectures with a more informal feel. Provide learners with tools to review information.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

So, if Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest are not part of your vocabulary, then either you are living in isolation or you certainly do not belong to this era.

Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!!

Learnnovators

For example, I had an inadvertent conversation with a friend of a friend of a friend, a few days back. It doesn’t matter whether it is useful or not, it is still information that I learned from a couple minutes of conversation. Mediums like LinkedIn, Twitter and other social and enterprise networks have brought about big strides in this field but the best mode of social learning is still going out there and experiencing things first hand, or talking to someone.

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Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

We are all struggling with the ever-increasing amount of information that we need to manage. Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow.

Audience Take-aways From LinkedIn Training

eLearning Cyclops

A quick, very informal evaluation of my Online Professional Networking class. Several weeks back I held my last online professional networking class, which focused on using LinkedIn. And due to the bank acquisition and upcoming lay-offs, it had a very strong focus on using LinkedIn as a tool for employment networking. The random sampling of 10 attendees are all in the U.S. The number of the 10 sample participants using these features are in parentheses.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

Serving Clients In terms of serving clients, I covered parts of Tool Set , specifically Work Skills Keeping Up , Better Memory , Information Radar , Processing Pages with Links , Networks and Learning Communities , Collaborate , and Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool. I went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. Let's compare that to LinkedIn.

Printing Slides in Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

All of this information is included in the source files that you can download here. The sample Storyline file mentioned in the video will be coming shortly and added to this blog once uploaded.

How to Target Training to Learner Personas (Free Worksheet)

Bottom-Line Performance

Blogs like this one share examples of award-winning training all the time, and it’s what people talk about at learning conferences as well. You might consider information like this: Age. LinkedIn presence. You want to make your training engaging… but why?

Designing a Learning & Performance Portal

Living in Learning

Given the amount of information we all have to deal with daily and the documented loss of up to 85% of knowledge gained from training within three weeks, it is no wonder mistakes happen. I think Einstein defined insanity using a similar example. Moments of need are either triggered by an issue or challenge where the knowledge worker is confronted with either remembering what/how to do something and then are forced to rely upon recall knowledge.

Informal Learning: An Interview With Jay Cross

The eLearning Coach

A funny thing happened while we were learning informally. In fact, the buzz about informal learning seems to grow every day. Social learning technologies, which often facilitate informal learning, seem to have paved the way for greater interest in this approach.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. Connections to friends and colleagues, like Facebook and LinkedIn. Most information work is carried out by project teams.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

Think of the huge self-paced learning purchase of Lynda.com by LinkedIn for $1.5 billion and the subsequent purchase of LinkedIn by Microsoft for $26.2 Just three years ago, LinkedIn posted fewer than 5,000 instructional designer job openings. Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

I use Google multiple times a day — looking for information on how to do this, or how to do that — for both my professional life and my personal life. A lot of the information I find is posted by ordinary folks — folks with a passion for a topic and willing to share their knowledge with others. Employees desire ways to interact with each other as the share information. employees) can create content to share information with learners (a.k.a.

How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization

Docebo

For example, the mentor is responsible for conducting monthly evaluations and the employee must follow the protocols set forth by the mentor. For example, a member of your customer service staff would have different standards than your sales supervisors or managers.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

From hectic work schedules to lack of motivation , there are plenty of obstacles that modern learners must overcome in order to build skills and absorb new information. An example of a spaced eLearning approach might be one microlearning lesson every day.

11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training

Docebo

For example, are you going to use it as a supplemental teaching tool in the classroom, or will the learners only be using their tech tools at home? You can connect with Christopher on Linkedin and Twitter.

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. In some ways, you could say that this might be an interesting model to experiment with as a formal/informal hybrid at the start of some new project.

No SaaS Platform is an Island

LearnUpon

In our example of the integration with a HR system (HRIS to be more accurate) you could use this to populate the LMS with users – a push , and then to pull out data for reporting purposes. Push information (into LMS). Sample information: Johndoe@companyemail.com.

Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15

Trivantis

All that planning, developing, reviewing, and testing might seem overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the program you’re developing in or trying to create a sample on the fly. For my Contest 15 example, I was originally going to go with a “dirt” theme of browns and tans.

Pressure, Linkedin, Communities, Twitter, & Impromptu Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

If you scrutinize your performance too much-trying to control, for example, the natural inflections in your voice as you present an important finding to your office mates - you will be priming your cerebral cortex to trip over your cerebellum, leaving yourself at a loss for words.

The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials

Ontuitive

If you do a quick search of the phrase "attention span" in posts on LinkedIn, for instance, you will see what I mean. People are now accustomed to finding information quickly, on their own, when they need it.

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

Association eLearning

Learning by example – unlike men, who tend to want to start driving to some destination without asking direction, women tend to be stronger planners and will turn to tutorials and case studies for assistance in solving a problem. Share this on LinkedIn.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

For more context on the ‘Virtual Reality Race’ check our LinkedIn , FaceBook and Twitter pages which are buzzing with activity and opinion. Check this example of a sample Articulate StoryLine course. The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." My LinkedIn account has my resume, as does Facebook.