What Can eLearning Learn from Facebook?
JULY 27, 2016
In February 2016, Facebook celebrated its 12 th birthday. According to data released by Facebook, at the end of December 2015, there were 1.59 billion monthly Facebook users. For better or worse, Facebook inspires discussion among friends, family members—and even among foes.
3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media
MAY 2, 2016
Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. Join LinkedIn groups and here’s the catch with joining any group… BE ACTIVE. Social media is perfect for networking.
Social Learning is here to stay!
JULY 8, 2015
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. These are now perceived as mature technologies that are centric to social learning.
How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces
MARCH 22, 2015
” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. But only 10% walk the social talk!
Social Media Policy?
JULY 1, 2015
So what’s your social media policy? Facebook, is for me, the place I be me. I can see a B2C company using Facebook, but that’s not me, so it’s not a biz place. Oddly, I used to connect to almost anyone related to elearning on Facebook, but I realized that was a mistake. Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. social
Facebook for e-Learning
NOVEMBER 7, 2010
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 ".
Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…
MARCH 10, 2016
In the context of learning, it’s apt to mention that the world is moving from exclusivity to inclusivity and it would do better to know and understand the new language in the making – social media learning or social learning (as per the ongoing debate by experts).
Facebook as a Learning Platform
OCTOBER 15, 2007
Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. The most recent, which finally got me to post, was a Stephen Downes post - I'm Majoring in Facebook, How about You? The class has each student creating applications in Facebook and presenting to potential investors.
Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
The impact of social media has complicated matters. How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums.
Social Media vs. Social Learning
JANUARY 30, 2011
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. By Dean Hawkinson.
Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?
Questioning social media
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 2, 2011
The recent arrival of a new social network in the form of Google+ has given cause for reflection from some long-serving social media users and advocates. Cammy Bean describes how she has been Taking a TechFast to relieve her symptoms of SoMeFat (social media fatigue), which has been "heightened now with the additional disorder of Multiple Social Network Disorder (Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ to keep up with!)." social networking social media
What Social Selling Can Do for Your eLearning Business
DECEMBER 9, 2015
You may ask, what does social selling have to do with eLearning? According to IBM, 55% of all buyers do their research by using social networks. of salespeople who actively engage with their target audience through social media tend to outperform their colleagues.
Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning
MAY 29, 2012
Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. Is it the next Facebook? starts by offering Facebook credentials as a log-in choice but not Twitter, replaced by Windows Live.
Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” Establish your current state before you begin implementing social components. Is there a hot new social platform that your entire workforce is adopting?
My professional use of social media and communication tools
Challenge to Learn
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. Easygenerator also has a Linkedin group and I take part in a few other groups.
Growing Use of Social Media in Education
NOVEMBER 10, 2013
Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. LinkedIn. Facebook. online learning social learning
In What order do you favor the BIG 4 Social Networks, Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn? Chime in
JANUARY 18, 2012
Twitter = 1; Google+ = 2; Facebook = 3 and LinkeIn = 4. Today I’m having a little fun asking my friends on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ to share in what order they favor the big four Social Networking sites out there. As you can see by my tweet at the top of this post, for me it’s Twitter first, Google+ second, Facebook third and LinkedIn last. Social Media , Twitter , Google+ , Facebook , LinkedIn.
Top Social Learning LMS Features
JANUARY 27, 2016
In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)?
How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks
AUGUST 30, 2016
Understanding how animated GIFs behave differently on each social media network can take some trial and error for social media marketers. Facebook. NOTE: currently, Screencast.com direct media URLs ending in.gif do not work on Facebook. LinkedIn.
Social networking & the workplace
JANUARY 18, 2013
Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! Social is not a feature.
Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social
MARCH 26, 2015
Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Facebook. LinkedIn. Share this on Facebook.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative
Your Training Edge
APRIL 30, 2014
If you were asked to name the top three current trends in business in general, my guess is that “social” would make the list. We’ve all heard that most of learning is informal, and much of informal learning is social (coaching/mentoring, talking in the break room, chatting online, etc.).
The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning
AUGUST 23, 2016
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.
Smarter Uses for Social Media
JUNE 6, 2013
Did you know someone joins LinkedIn every second? 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. 2) Social Learning.
Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.
MAY 4, 2011
Cammy Bean’s latest blog post provides many ideas as well as real-life examples for Using Social Media for Learning. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.
Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
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.
How Can Social Learning Spice Up Your Existing Learning Strategy?
JULY 11, 2016
In this article, I will touch upon what social learning is and the reasons why you should adopt it. How To Use Social Learning To Enhance Your Existing Learning Strategy. Let us see how you can practically use social learning to spice up your existing learning strategy.
The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning
AUGUST 30, 2016
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.
Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.
MARCH 13, 2011
Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. The point is, Tweet Deck gives me a completely customizable, real-time social learning feed.
Blending social and mobile
AUGUST 16, 2011
This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. The term “social learning” – along with “informal learning” – has been bandied about for a couple years. In social learning, there is typically less of an expert to learner focus and more of a “let’s all learn together” focus.
Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)
JUNE 3, 2015
Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), Facebook. LinkedIn.
The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
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Don’t Be Lazy With Social Learning
ATD Learning Technologies
APRIL 5, 2016
The hype surrounding social learning can sound like an old carnival hawker at times. Social learning: The tonic to ease your troubles! It’s easy to understand why people would want social learning to be the miracle cure. Enter Social Learning.