My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

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. In our company we use Microsoft Lync (sort of internal skype).

7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with e's

That never worked in the student bar and it won''t work on Facebook. Student groups tend to set up their own Facebook groups anyway, without any prompting from their teachers. When I''m invited in to a Facebook group or Google Hangout, I tend to lurk until asked a direct question.

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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.

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.

How are you going to “add new value” to your eLearning?

Coffee and Design

For example, take Microsoft, Google, and Facebook to name some small ones. Both Microsoft, Google, and Facebook would not be as successful as they are today if they hadn’t succeeded in both of these. Think for a moment about the tech companies that we know and perhaps love.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

I use Facebook for family and personal friends, and Twitter for my professional social network. Google Search: ‘Professor’ Google is still the person I call on whenever I need a quick answer to a question or problem.

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Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher


When we’re on Skype (not face to face). Skype – Using Skype is awesome as long as Dropbox and other bandwidth hogs are turned off. Ecamm Call Recorder for Skype. The problem with three person recording is that it puts the two guests on the same track.

Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization


Artificial intelligence, or “AI,” is a branch of computer science that aims to create “intelligent machines,” capable of performing problem solving, pattern recognition and learning without explicit programming.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Motion sickness can still be a problem, but most people can tolerate it for periods of up to 30 minutes’ time. At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future?

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Hiring Design Agency VS Hiring Freelance Graphic Designer: What Should You Choose

Your Training Edge

In such situations, agencies can adapt quickly and offer alternative solutions to the problem because they have enormous experience with similar projects. You can meet him on Twitter and Facebook.

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Social play can be Social Learning


At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. When I ask about social learning in the work place, I normally get blank stares from potential clients, “Do you mean I should allow my employees play on Facebook at work?”

How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

With the arrival in the workplace of millennials, otherwise known as “the Facebook generation” the concept of communities of practice has been given a rocket booster. Its members are able to ask for assistance in solving problems without being constrained by hierarchies.

How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

With the arrival in the workplace of millennials, otherwise known as “the Facebook generation” the concept of communities of practice has been given a rocket booster. Its members are able to ask for assistance in solving problems without being constrained by hierarchies.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)


However, the major problem with corporate education programs is that they often disregard a very important and simple aspect: the natural way in which the human brain works while learning.

The 6 critical soft skills your sales team can learn online


They’re able to Google the lowest price of a service, or the ingredients of a product, watch YouTube videos to learn how to use features, and scan Facebook for reviews from past customers. The problem is that today, people prefer to make assumptions, interrupt, and rush conversations.

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Engage Your Learners By Mimicking the Real World

Rapid eLearning

People already use their computers for things like checking email, surfing the web, and sharing the latest news on Facebook. Or explore a fake Facebook page to collect information. On top of that, things like email and Facebook have a personal element to them.

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt


Once piece of content Daniel created was his guide about paid ads where he goes over everything you need to know about creating paid ads for platforms like Facebook. The problem with digital is there is an emotional disconnect. Is there someone you know who has this problem?

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


And, if you'd like to have a quick Skype about this, I'd be happy to. If you want we can talk via skype. 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.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?


For example, if you are using Skype or Zoom, paid subscription prices start at $2,95 and $14,99 respectively. No problem. Whether it’s worth to create a course or not is a question that many people so eagerly want to get an answer to. But, how much would it cost? And, is it profitable?

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Bozarthzone , August 11, 2010 Discussion of objectives in training could be a topic for a book all by itself, but lately I’ve run across 2 excellent examples of problems with learning/performance objectives. They provide a good basis for looking at just a couple of common problems. George Siemens begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting - Connectivism: Socializing Open Learning - ID Reflections , August 9, 2010 Will summarize the key points in a later post.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. Real-time collaborative tools are excellent for group problem-solving and brainstorming. For example, employees can asynchronously review new product information or company policies and then hold virtual meetings on Skype or Google+ Hangouts to discuss the material. Web 2.0

5 Indispensable Tips to Be a More Productive eLearning Project Manager

SHIFT eLearning

Are you always on Facebook? The problem is, you don''t have a standard process in place. Many of your conversations might work well when done over Skype or Google Hangouts or similar applications.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Here was the original tweet: tonykarrer : Please help - online session going now: How (other than twitter) do you Tap Your Social Grid to get help with your problems? ranellem : @ tonykarrer I've found old friends via Facebook that have become professional contacts as well. Facebook.

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M-Learning Message Home

eLearning 24-7

Part of the problem is the number of vendors who don’t fully understand what it is and why you would want it (more on that in a sec.), You may have recently read about Facebook buying WhatsApp for 18 billion dollars. Or, you might be aware of this thing called Skype, which many folks use in the corporate world to communicate with others in their workplace and even more folks use it at home. I use Skype and WhatsApp. Skype for phone calls and Whats!App

Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part I)

Web Courseworks

This needs to be kept in mind for online group work – social loafing can be a bigger problem. Facebook and Twitter and especially discussion threads are important to incorporated into online lesson plans. Try Skype or free Google video conferencing to build social presence and community by going LIVE. A lot of trainers and instructors have struggled with the question, “How can I take my full day workshop and create an online equivalent?”

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. People worry about tools, security, screen size, and more, yet there are solutions to all these problems. A related problem is doing what we’ve always done. Use Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Plus, and LinkedIn. How will you know the upsides, and the problems, if you aren’t exploring?

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

Record Skype or Google Hangout Video Calls. Technology like Skype and Google Hangouts solve this problem, allowing you to get in touch with anyone, anywhere. Not sure how to record Skype or Google Hangouts? Learn how to record Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Moreover, by using curation tools such as Twitter, Yammer, Skype and other texting tools, as well as Facebook, social/informal learning is progressing at a pace. Social learning has been given a huge boost by such things as Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple, Twitter, Microsoft, Amazon, Google (known by the acronym, ‘FLATMAGS’). ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR).

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook. Nuts and Bolts: Too Many Tools by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , September 7, 2010 Cognitive overload – too much information – is one type of problem for learners. Another type of problem that designers can create for learners is too many distractions from too many tools. Here’s how to recognize the problem, and what to do about it. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

Brent Schlenker Joins EdCast!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

They solve the training problem. Now we need systems that solve learning problems. Pick up your phone and look at how many apps you have that allow you to stream video at the touch of a button: Instragram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, skype, slack, Periscope, gChat, and more.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


Problem Based Learning: A learner-centred approach that’s similar to Scenario Based Learning. In this approach, learners are presented with a problem and gain knowledge from the development of a solution. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

How to Get Publicity and Influencer Marketing for Course Creators with Esther Kiss


Publicity can be generated from new media, such as podcasts, YouTube shows, Facebook live events, blogs, and all kinds of ways. And so if you’re focusing your energy when you’re giving interviews on approaching podcasters, and YouTube show hosts, and Facebook Live to online media.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

The problem though lies in the fact that once you add some features, eventually you will need to add more and more (HRIS modules for example), which then places you into the ERP space and those vendors. People who use Facebook and Twitter prefer those over your own FB like page and micro blog. I only know of a few vendors who have integrated FB and Twitter APIs into their systems – so it is actually Twitter and Facebook. .

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform


A responsive online learning and training solution can solve an array of problems by default. Then you emailed, only to get a reply claiming to fix the problem in two days. E.g. Facebook chatbot. Check if the vendor is offering the same facilities to you for tech support besides real-time communication channels like Skype, Phone support, remote access, etc. What is LMS software?

Features that are must haves in any LMS

eLearning 24-7

The problem though is that many systems fail to recognize the difference makers. The problem though is what should be universal standards – and for the vast majority are – there are still learning management systems that just fail to grasp that concept. Ability to add your own social media, but not just Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. I’m sure you have heard the saying, “Features are like _, everyone has one” You know like a nose. (I