The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. This in itself isn’t a problem. etiquette guidelines knowledge sharing micro-blog micro-blogging microblog microblogging netiquette newbies noobs participatory culture peer rules social learning Twitter Yammer

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. This in itself isn’t a problem. etiquette guidelines knowledge sharing micro-blog micro-blogging microblog microblogging netiquette newbies noobs participatory culture peer rules social learning Twitter Yammer

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Using Decreasing Attention Spans to your Advantage

Origin Learning

The influx of smartphones and the tendency to immediately ‘Google’ and find answers has created two problems. Do you ever wonder why Facebook and Instagram are so popular?

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

In recent postings I focused on how L&D can support the content needs of the Smart Worker, but in fact it is clear, that most people first try and solve their problems by calling upon the people they know to help them, so this is the topic of this posting. Tweet.

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Writing Daily Reports as a First Step to Strong Team Building

Your Training Edge

Fortunately, this problem is easy to prevent, however, it may be quite challenging to fix it. Cleve Gibbon has developed so called PPP attitude to this problem which allows creating well-structured and useful reports that actually give the objective overview of the situation.

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Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

First, there are corporate equivalents: for every Facebook and Twitter there’s a behind-the-firewall and/or industrial strength and secure solution. If you’ve got a company with the right culture where the mission is clear and people are empowered, folks just don’t violate sensible guidelines. You need your employees to continually innovate, problem-solve, and more.

Ruth Clark: eLearning and the Science of Instruction: A 10 Year Retrospection

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from December 13, 2011: eLearning Guild Thought Leaders Webinar Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer’s book e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning – now in its 3rd edition. Smart phone…search functions…facebook/web 2.0…gaming…the So as we worked with experts, we should FADE back worked examples… Some problems with worked examples : learners can gloss over them.

Effective Ways to Motivate Your Employees through Peer-Based Online Learning


Through the peer review process, these students had to examine the approach others had towards the same problem. If your company doesn’t use a separate platform for online learning such as WorkDay or Cognify , you can always create a private Facebook group or use Trello to support each other. Share Clear Guidelines. Needless to say, the communication is based on proper etiquette, and the entire process of peer-to-peer communication is based on precise guidelines.

8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments


Online learners may be more tempted to chat with friends and peruse posts if there are no set guidelines to follow, which is why it’s crucial to establish ground rules in advance and make the social learning environment a regulated forum in which training occurs more organically.

George Orwell's Advice for Writing eLearning Content

Integrated Learnings

Though highly interactive , problem-based eLearning can help maintain engagement, completing these activities usually requires learners to read words that we write. And you can see how these basic guidelines can help simplify our writing to improve its readability. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable. Learners can be fickle, quickly slipping into distraction or boredom if we ask them to read too much.

Lectora Development Best Practices Part 1 – Optimizing Preferences

Integrated Learnings

This series of posts is intended to show how to use Lectora in ways that avoid problems, reduce development time, and make using Lectora easier overall. To move an existing guideline, hold the ctrl key and drag the line. This pastes copied text without any additional formatting carried over from a program like Microsoft Word, which can cause problems in Lectora. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Joseph Suarez.

6 Tips to Create Engaging eLearning Courses


Include specific instructions regarding the guidelines, the estimated workload, and the assessment rules, as well as how interactivity among you, your learners, and the eLearning content will work. Engaged learners are what we are actually looking for in eLearning.

How to Manage Social Media Usage in Workplace

CommLab India

But the problem is, employees are not aware of these policies. Also, asking them to solve a problem before teaching leads to better learning. These quiz modules enable learners recall the guidelines and pinpoint the knowledge gaps which can be covered through additional training.

What Does Social Learning Look Like? Pokémon GO


The company hasn’t provided any collaboration tools, so the trainers across locations begin talking in places like Facebook groups, Google communities, and Reddit.

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How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program


A Pew Research Center survey found that the main reasons employees use social media at work are to build or strengthen personal relationships with coworkers, ask work-related questions, make or support professional connections, and get information that solves problems at work.

Will augmented reality revolutionize training?


Although AR may not be a silver bullet solving all problems, it is very promising for a significant number of uses, such as specific training and performance support, or sales and customer training. Also, due to the fact that employees can manipulate virtual objects, or even real objects by following AR guidelines, they engage more senses into the learning process.

Free e-Learning books


> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. These tips were different from past surveys in one significant way: Many of them contain detailed ActionScript code that will help you solve common problems.

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn


This mindset helps you keep an open mind, and when solving difficult problems that often is the fastest path to finding a viable solution. Often you can add the most value as a business by focusing on the problems you can solve simply and repeatedly. Chris Badgett: Recurring problems.

6 tips for making your e-learning content look current


The problem is, you can religiously follow all of these rules, and still end up with a website that, while elegant and readable, looks stale and dated. To get the current “hot” look, functional design guidelines will not do.

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

TechSmith Camtasia

Note that ‘All Other’ includes more than 50 other choices ranging from social media sites (Facebook), online course providers (Udemy), cloud storage (Google Drive), and other OVPs (Wistia). See Vimeo’s commercial content guidelines for further clarification and exceptions.

Three Essential Tips for New Online Training Designers


The are communities available in virtually every social media platform, including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. It enables you to truly design a solution to a performance problem, without allowing the solution to be dictated by a template.

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Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences


Informal learning in the workplace is often best-suited to blended delivery, as the combination of online and in-person engagement provides complementary opportunities for workshopping, problem-solving and discussion.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Sign in with Facebook. Working hand-in-hand with machine learning (ML) algorithms, AI is an enabling technology that simulates human intelligence and to enhance learning, problem-solving, pattern recognition and predictive modeling.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

I think the fundamental question is not just how technology changes learning & development, but the more fundamental question is “What kind of problems are we trying to solve and how can technology support that?”

Teaching the Social Web

eLearning Development

Yesterday my wife got a message on Facebook from a friend asking for advice on how to handle a young teenage girl’s use of MySpace. If you build trust and communicate openly, you can avoid a lot of problems and pitfalls. I’ve seen discussions and blog posts about appropriate use of social tools like Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and FriendFeed in the workplace. Are usage guidelines effectively defined?

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Eric Ries on 5 Lessons Companies Can Learn From Startups

General Assembly

With insights on the practices of historic powerhouses like GE and Toyota, as well as more recent disruptors like Twilio and Facebook, The Startup Way provides management practices for organizations of all sizes.

New wine in old bottles

Learning with e's

Facebookers for example, generally use their real names and images. Such shifting digital identities can be subtle, but with the result that researchers have a problem trying ascertain whether students are presenting themselves truthfully online. Another ethical problem arises when researchers 'eavesdrop' on Web 2.0 Should they see all a student's Facebook photos for example? Again, are there any ethical guidelines for this kind of eventuality?

February 2014: Creation Spaces

Jay Cross

Facebook provides more this-like-that instead of this-oh-that! (Or Facebook + WhatsApp means it’s time to double down on new investments DOC SEARLS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014. 7 guidelines for managing open networks HAROLD JARCHE | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Many companies rely on Facebook, Twitter, and other consumer applications to connect their people. Favoriting” popular content so the cream can rise to the top caught on after Facebook made it de rigeur. Solve nagging problems.

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need. They are leveraging social media technologies Facebook, Twitter, ect.,

8 LMS Requirements For Corporate Training


The only problem is that not all corporate training systems are made alike — which makes choosing the right corporate training LMS a real challenge when a business attempts to make its first steps into online employee training.

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Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Network Learning: Working Smarter , October 22, 2010 Tweet “In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…” ~ Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel-prize winner (1968). No problem, right? Employees learn from solving problems that matter to them. What do you do when you are stuck with a problem at work?

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

Technology like Skype and Google Hangouts solve this problem, allowing you to get in touch with anyone, anywhere. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter. What is Screencasting? A screencast is a video recording of your computer screen, and usually includes audio.

10 Ways To Design For Emotions (Part III)

The eLearning Coach

If you design for social interaction, consider providing guidelines to make the experience more meaningful. What about letting learners fail at their first try in solving a problem, if it can be framed as a learning experience? Share this on Facebook.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Facebook has more than 400 million active users and 50% of those active users log in every day and 35 million of those users update their status daily. Facebook Press Room. Facebook for Learning? Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. Another great month!