Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

InfoPro Learning

For this blog, I will focus on the use of social media as a strategy to facilitate and manage change for business transformation—to stay competitive and survive in increasingly harder business climates. Use of Social Media. The points listed below facilitate better and faster Change Management strategies through social media: Involve and Engage Employees. Social media facilitates free flow of information in multiple directions.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. 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.

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Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief. This is also a journey back in time for me to trace my own learning pathway through the maze called social media. PLN social media Twitter

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. However, I can see only 3 real reasons why a Trainer, L&D professional, Chief Learning Officer, Director, Manager, and all manner of L&D positions, wouldn’t professionally be on some form or another of social media. Join a Facebook group with other relevant people, follow L&D industry pages.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

#SoMe for Trainers: Beating the Forgetting Curve This is the 9th stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, S ocial Media for Trainers. I taught EFL to Japanese learners much before the advent of Twitter or the popularity of Facebook climbed the charts.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

So, here’s my leap from that “over-the-partition” informal learning scenario to how social media can support social learning: YouTube (in other words, video learning). Guess who else is getting in the social media game? Social Media.

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons. What is Social Media? Wikipedia has a good detailed definition of social media. The social media technology just facilitates the connection.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise. Here’s the deal: your social media connections deliver a lot of good content, but there’s just so much of it…and it doesn’t stop.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). This post will focus on the middle part of the 70:20:10 model, social learning, and especially on the relationship between social learning and social media. Social learning means people. Social media also means people.

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ".

Integrating The Top 5 Social Media Platforms Into Your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

Social media is an integral part of our lives. Each and every day we log on to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networks to catch up on the latest news and reach out to friends and family. Social media platforms can also be an invaluable tool in eLearning course design. In recent years social media sites have steadily risen in popularity. Here are some useful tips for each of the 5 top social media platforms.

5.1 Reasons How and Why to Build Learning with Social Media

Wonderful Brain

Using social media (SM) to prepare material for instructional design, courseware and webinars and such is the flip side of the same coin that encourages social media as intake media. A Social Collective. People learn best in a social context and are self-directed, particularly when focused on a specific task. This could be in the cloud, on a server or a Facebook page. Think Like a Designer .

Book Review: Social Media for Trainers, by Jane Bozarth by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

One of the current big questions for many instructional designers and their managers is, “What about social media? Can Twitter, Facebook, and the like deliver and support learning?” Tags: Social Media Jane Bozarth shows you how in this new book.

Be a Persuasive Storyteller in Social Media - Tip #128

Vignettes Learning

Social Media and the Leader Results of a survey showed that 75% of employees perceived that social media presence improves the ability to lead. Tu and McIsaac defined social presence as “the degree of feeling, perception, and reaction to being connected by CMC (Computer Mediated Communication) to another person through text.” Build social presence by choosing a network where most of your audience is active. We use social media to help in sharing stories.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). This post will focus on the middle part of the 70:20:10 model, social learning, and especially on the relationship between social learning and social media. Social learning means people. Social media also means people.

Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

A reader named Michaela recently emailed to ask what an instructional designer does. There are lots of debates online regarding the value of instructional designers. Sure, instructional designers need to get unstuck, grow and shift things around.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media. Targeting is one of the most powerful aspects of social media marketing. When creating videos for social media, it is important to engage viewers quickly. And Facebook owns Instagram.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers

Big Dog, Little Dog

Welcome to the seventh stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, Social Media for Trainers. However, perhaps you are still somewhat leery of using social media for learning, thus I'm listing a few points for you to consider. Intelligent Social Learning.

Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that social media has changed more than just how we pass the time, it has now infused itself into formal learning channels. Although adoption is slow (for instance, only 15% of teachers find value in Facebook, Wiki, and other social networks), time will only show that it will rise. Interestingly though, about one third of teachers surveyed for this infographic say they use social networking or social media for their instruction.

App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

The enormous and growing numbers of Facebook users create an opportunity for e-Learning. Facebook Developer API allows you to change Facebook's functionality from a Content Management. Here's how to bend Facebook to your will! Blended Development Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social MediaSystem (CMS) to a Learning Management System (LMS).

Practicing Social Media Skills for Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Kevin's take on eLearning skills has sparked a little debate and started a healthy conversation around several topics including social media. Here is Kevin's take on SoMe as a top skill for 2011: Social Media – As we all know social media is no longer a trend and is becoming the main stream of communicating. But it is not the responsibility of the Instructional Designer, the Training Manager, or the CLO to implement enterprise wide SoMe solutions.

The Death of the Traditional Web: Implications for Self-Directed Learning

Dashe & Thomson

A friend of mine recently sent me a fascinating article titled “ The Shrinking of the Non-Social Web ” which contained some real eye-openers. Essentially the Web is not just evolving gradually as it absorbs the impact of smartphones and social media; it’s changing so radically that it might be better to look at what’s happening as the birth of an entirely new concept of internet interactivity and learning.

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Social media workshop is a success for Saffron and charities

Saffron Interactive

From Saffron’s award winning instructional design team, senior instructional designer Kim George recently presented at a social media workshop with client and marketing manager Joanna Liem. Kim and Joanna focused their presentation on how best to use Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to raise charities’ profiles while Amiera Sawas from the reputation management consultancy ReputationInc shared her ideas on the principles of social media.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook.

"Social Media for Trainers" Blog Book Tour Starts Thursday!

bozarthzone

The Social Media for Trainers blog book tour begins this Thursday, September 2, with a kickoff post from the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies' Jane Hart. The publisher asked specifically for activities and ideas to help trainers and instructional designers develop an understanding of social media tools at "eye level": What are they, how are they best used, and how can we use them to extend and enhance current practice?

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.

The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow

Trivantis

Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences. However, there are ways that instructional designers can actually use it to their advantage to create immersive and engaging eLearning experiences. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals. Why Facebook Is Such a Powerful eLearning Tool.

Adapting ADDIE into a Quicker and Sustainable Process

Trivantis

In recent and ongoing arguments in the eLearning industry, the question “Are models like ADDIE still up to the challenges of modern day development?” ADDIE is an instructional design model that stands for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.). While parts of ADDIE are helpful, the model on its own lacks efficiency and sustainability. Design. The first is after the design and analysis phase.

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ELC 062: Starting An Instructional Design Career in Higher Education

The eLearning Coach

Have you ever considered starting a learning design career in higher education? In this episode, Peter Shea and I discuss the roles that instructional designers play in higher education and what it's like to work in that environment. How to prepare for the learning designer role.

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Gamification Strategies for Instructional Designers and Trainers skills seminar I led at the recent ASTD Chicagoland Chapter meeting at the DePaul University School for New Learning on September 18 th. Gain Social Media Muscle – Strive to generate group discussion and create reasons for learners to log in again and again. In addition to the simulation experience, learners can connect and share their experiences on Facebook.

Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning

Integrated Learnings

You can read more about this approach in this article about Social Learning. This also might encompass some ongoing tools such as social games or other collaboration tools that take the focus of the learning solely from the course itself and shifts it to more of a collaboration approach among students and even current experienced employees who can share their knowledge with new hires. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Dean Hawkinson.

Becoming a Learning Architect

Integrated Learnings

In this book, Shepherd makes the point that we, as instructional designers, need to shift our focus from simple course creation to that of an architect who designs an entire learning environment, similar to the way an architect designs environments for living and working. I began to reflect on the 11+ years that I have been an instructional designer and how the role has changed dramatically over that period of time. By Dean Hawkinson.

Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

Good ole’ Instructional Design principles and Adult Learning theories have not changed. It is crucial to set your instructional goals first - determine what it is that you are trying to accomplish through your learning initiative. Trying to select a technology because it is “cool” or the “latest thing” before understanding your instructional goals and how that technology will support it will ultimately fail/. There are a lot of great suggestions for Social Media use.

Conveying Tacit Knowledge in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Social interactions can also help. You might achieve this through a live, instructor-led session (in a classroom or via web conferencing) or by using social media. Even if a concept is not easily outlined through step-by-step instructions or basic recall , various learners may manage to articulate pieces of implicit rules of thumb, creating “ah ha” moments for others and a broader shared understanding. By Shelley A. Gable.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m merely attempting to show how confusing this new world of social media is.

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Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? In fact, instructional designers are wired to think this way.