My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

It will collect all new posts through RSS. I have a private Facebook account too, but I hardly use it. We now use Facebook more for announcements and things like that. Following others in twitter becomes more and more a problem if you follow too many.

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. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve.

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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). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. I’ve never been a fan of adding professional contacts in Facebook.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

A few weeks ago, a story came out about how Facebook will allow apps built for Facebook to work on other Web sites.

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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). The comparison to Facebook is tougher. I’ve never been a fan of adding professional contacts in Facebook.

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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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!

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.

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.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

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(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

And most also log in to their Facebook or Twitter (if they have one) during work, too. The problem most run into is an overemphasis on the “media” and less attention paid to the “social.”

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

And most also log in to their Facebook or Twitter (if they have one) during work, too. The problem most run into is an overemphasis on the “media” and less attention paid to the “social.”

The Forge Episode 23: “Education here, Education there, Education Everywhere”

TechSmith Camtasia

Check out James Gill (@jagill) , Coach’s Eye , and how TechSmith tools are helping educators solve some of their problems in and out of the classroom. Don’t forget to go give the Coach’s Eye Facebook page a like and help raise money to help fight cancer.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Workers have to solve problems on the fly. View all posts by Jon → ← Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning?

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary.

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

Dashe & Thomson

They might even jot down a few notes that you can reference the next time you troubleshoot that widget problem. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

To avoid this problem, companies must build significant financial and human resources into ERP project plans for communications, training, and other organizational change management activities.

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Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning? I learned that the Target Center in Minneapolis is the 28 th busiest building in the nation via Facebook today.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

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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? Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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Social Media Marketing and Management for Course Creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite

LifterLMS

Tina breaks down the major social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and what each one can contribute to an online course business. Age groups from 15 to 35 tend to spend more time on Instagram, whereas older crowds tend to prefer platforms like Facebook.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First?

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe) | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected. It doesn’t take into account the number of people who just deleted the survey from their inbox without ever even starting, and that has always been the real problem.

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe)

Dashe & Thomson

But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected. It doesn’t take into account the number of people who just deleted the survey from their inbox without ever even starting, and that has always been the real problem.

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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

And what used to be homework [solving problems] is now done in the classroom.” What happens in class is interactive problem solving – which means, in effect, that the “teachers have used technology to humanize the classroom,” he says.

eLearning & Gamification: The Octalysis Framework

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you're interested in gamification in general, you should definitely add this blog to your RSS feed. A further problem is in recognizing what is missing.

Five Project Management Maxims We All Know (But Often Forget)

Dashe & Thomson

Avoid this problem by keeping your queries gentle, and remember – people not only need praise, but they deserve it for a job well-done.

Five Project Management Maxims We All Know (But Often Forget.

Dashe & Thomson

Avoid this problem by keeping your queries gentle, and remember – people not only need praise, but they deserve it for a job well-done.

Rx for SMEs

Dashe & Thomson

Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

The when, why and how of auto-refrigeration is a complex problem with a huge number of variables. So, I am sure you see the problem here.

What are you reading for eLearning insight?

Integrated Learnings

For instance, when I was in the Instructional and Performance Technology master’s program at Boise State University, the books required for my classes included The Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook by Judith Hale (included a CD with several consulting templates), Systems Thinking Basics by Virginia Anderson and Lauren Johnson (an easy-to-read workbook), and Analyzing Performance Problems by Robert Mager and Peter Pipe. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.