My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. Linkedin is an important application for me (although I don’t like their mobile app at all), I use it a lot to network and connect to people.

Conversations

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

At the moment I’m celebrating some, online, 10 th anniversaries – in October 2008 I started blogging , I joined LinkedIn in November 2008 and I joined Twitter in January 2009. I also acknowledge that I have been part of the above problem too, which is why I’m annoyed.

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Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris

LifterLMS

Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Sites like Facebook sell space to advertisers, and that is how they make money off of you as the product.

How to Use Social Media for E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Some of the most popular social media platforms that can be used as e-learning platforms are: Facebook. LinkedIn.

Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Problem solving workshops aka “hack-a-thons” (not about problem solving, but about solving a problem). When this occurs, people fall back to what they know – regardless as to whether or it is the best way to solve the problem.

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Paper cuts

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ll also share my problems – and there are plenty of them – so if you can solve any for me I’d be grateful! This may have something to do with the age of my S4, but I recently read that Facebook is getting serious about resolution. Yet I struck more problems.

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. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). For now, I see these as advantages that Google+ doesn’t have (yet), so I still plan to use LinkedIn just as much now as before.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Facebook, aka social networking. Facebook is the prime place for people to connect, and studies have shown that college students (i.e., those entering the workforce) prefer using Facebook to discussion forums hosted within an LMS.

Our Take on Google+

E-learning Uncovered

If I were to start over, I could see using Google+ over Facebook or Twitter. But the problem is, I’m NOT starting over. JU: I think it’s the best of Twitter plus the best of Facebook. But Google+ also encourages deeper communication by having no character limit and keeping the whole conversation in one place (one strength of Facebook). For now, I see these as advantages that Google+ doesn’t have (yet), so I still plan to use LinkedIn just as much now as before.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

I will sent you a message via LinkedIn. Hi Christofors, BBB is awesome but unfortunately, I have faced lots of problems in its installation on my server that`s why could`t make it.

Social Silliness

Clark Quinn

Let’s go through them: A Facebook Group Or A Forum, or both. But Facebook is not ! Expecting everyone to have to be open to being on Facebook isn’t a good expectation. It’s that time again.

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Secrets of Brain-Based Consulting with Propeller Group – A Conversation with Allison Torpey and Bobby Kosh

Learningtogo

When I visited their office in Portland, I discovered a family of people who love the adventure of solving complex problems and are proud of being one of the best places to work. You can learn more about Propeller Group at the places below: LinkedIn: [link]. Facebook: [link].

How (Not) To Write Marketing Posts

Clark Quinn

I have a canned response that includes the line: I deliberately ignore what comes unsolicited, and instead am triggered by what comes through my network: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Skype, etc. You’ve seen my takedowns of various posts by now, and the flurry of fluff continues.

How Associations Can Compete with Universities

Association eLearning

Colleges and universities are not teaching specialties any longer and thus creating a skills gap problem in the workforce. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Associations have a tremendous opportunity to serve an unmet need in education and training.

The Lonely Training Needs Assessment

Learning Rebels

I’ve written many times, on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and on this website about the importance of asking the right questions at the right time. Not every nail needs a hammer, not every problem requires a training intervention.

How Associations Can Compete with Higher Education

Association eLearning

Colleges and universities are not teaching specialties any longer and thus creating a skills gap problem in the workforce. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Associations have a tremendous opportunity to serve an unmet need in education and training.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget

LearnDash

A Facebook page is not enough. Ways your learners can apply your course to their real-life problems. Start a Facebook business page, and invite contacts to follow it. Do the same for Twitter and LinkedIn. It’s free, it takes two seconds, and you never know who might end up on your page because they clicked a link in your LinkedIn bio (or your email signature ). Plan to run campaigns on Google AdWords first, and Facebook second.

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Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS

Association eLearning

If they were able to solve problems similar to yours, most likely they will have no trouble helping you as well. The chances of never having a problem are most likely zero. How are problems handled? Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

7 Hints on how to Battle High Employee Turnover

Your Training Edge

High employee turnover becomes a huge problem. Employee turnover in your company is the problem that you can successfully deal with. Not all of the employees will tell you that this is the problem that disturbs them. Find him on Linkedin Twitter , Facebook & Google+.

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

Challenge to Learn

Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. But the real problem is that the results contained 3 images that are definitely not me, but they have my name attached to it and my even role as CEO of easygenerator. I’m not sure if the source of the problem are the sites that contain this incorrect information or that Google screws up.

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Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

Today’s learning management systems are built with social features that allow people to work in groups, facilitate discussions, and even integrate with social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc.

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Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

For a better understanding of technologies in people’s engagement through social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and many more), you need to expend your views on this track. With the Facebook groups and using hashtags, you can discuss the project and exchange ideas.

Noughties. but nice

Learning with e's

Social networking sites: Facebook (2006), Myspace (2003), Bebo (2005), LinkedIn (2003) and other sites together have changed the face of social networking for ever. They are there forever, and burying the past may prove to be a problem for many.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. If it’s on Facebook, do Facebook things. Start with Facebook Live. Start with a Facebook live event. No problem!

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. What logistical items should you keep in mind when posting a video on your company’s Facebook page? Background: Why use video on Facebook? For example, Facebook knows your U.S.

Social Network = Social Class?

Kapp Notes

Anna Owens says "MySpace has one population, Facebook has another." Almost 23 percent of Facebook users earn more than $100,000 a year, compared to slightly more than 16 percent of MySpace users. Almost 38 percent of LinkedIn users earn more than $100,000 a year.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

I did a WAY early "Breakfast Byte" session this morning on managing emerging technologies - good turnout and amazingly consistent focus on FEAR as the leading problem in implementing new technologies for learning. Check this page for related instances of Meebo, flickr, PageFlakes, facebook, LinkedIN and Twitter.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

The problem is, when it comes time to market the association’s eLearning education or professional development in general, the lines get blurred, the message gets lost or marketing opportunities are missed entirely. Share this on LinkedIn.

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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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How to Record Your Screen – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

We’ll be breaking down what equipment you’ll need, providing help in common problem areas, and hopefully suggesting a few cool techniques you hadn’t even considered. This week the TechSmith team is excited to announce the premiere of TechSmith Tips!

Email a ’rounding error’?

Clark Quinn

I don’t think John thought of self-learning via Google or YouTube, or learning together via LinkedIn and Twitter, but if we give him the benefit of the doubt, we can begin to think that elearning may be of a substantial bulk in proportion to email, though not yet rounding error size. connecting to social networks on a variety of platforms: FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, … people using context-sensitive apps to solve problems where they are and tell them what’s around.

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

Did you know someone joins LinkedIn every second? Try creating an event page on Facebook that members can “join”. Now that’s providing solutions before the problem. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.