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Social Media May Distract Employees, but Should We Care?

CLO Magazine

There is another half to the workplace-social-media equation—employers, who have the task of regulating their employees’ use of social media, which happens more and more in the workplace. The on-the-job social media habits of most employees fell somewhere in between.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles. We have also reviewed the major technology-enabled learning tools that MOOCs use to support social interaction. In this article and the next, we will put it all together by looking at why businesses should use social media in their training and development programs and various practical ways to implement peer learning through social media in corporate MOOCs.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles. We have also reviewed the major technology-enabled learning tools that MOOCs use to support social interaction. In this article and the next, we will put it all together by looking at why businesses should use social media in their training and development programs and various practical ways to implement peer learning through social media in corporate MOOCs.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles. We have also reviewed the major technology-enabled learning tools that MOOCs use to support social interaction. In this article and the next, we will put it all together by looking at why businesses should use social media in their training and development programs and various practical ways to implement peer learning through social media in corporate MOOCs.

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. 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).

How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program

Everwise

The same study found that 50% of employees already post messages, pictures or videos about their work life on social media and more than one-third speak positively about their jobs on social media.

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

Dashe & Thomson

For many, that sparks a flood of surveys from companies looking for a little feedback on “how they did” (there may even be a few from Dashe & Thomson to watch for). But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected.

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe)

Dashe & Thomson

For many, that sparks a flood of surveys from companies looking for a little feedback on “how they did” (there may even be a few from Dashe & Thomson to watch for). But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected.

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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.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

The internet and tools like social media have created this world where we are all inter-connected. We want to create learning environments where we can get people to be responsible for the whole learning experience by social interaction and support in learning new skills.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. With Facebook Ads you decide who sees your posts and how much you spend.

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Bad Management Practices

The Performance Improvement Blog

Social Media Thought Police. One is “Social Media Thought Police”. This is the futile practice of trying to control social media, such as Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter, that employees might use at work. Companies trust their employees with millions of dollars of equipment, trade secrets, and each other’s safety, but don’t trust them to use social media responsibly.

The Rise of Social Everything

Marcia Conner

Within five years, I predict, the word social will seem as cliché as synergy feels now. Social connection will be like a dial tone, something we once expected to hear and now don’t bother listening for as we dial. We must get comfortable in our social shoes.

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Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS vendors wishing to a slight degree to incorporate social learning without fully entering are adding Widgets to the mix. According to the The New York Times , Facebook will soon incorporate location’ in two ways: its own features for sharing location and APIs to let other sites and apps offer location services to Facebook users. T-Mobile has equal problems, as does Sprint. Social Learning. 67% have a Facebook account.

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Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc. No problem.

4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains

Learningtogo

A few weeks ago, I had a problem to solve and it was something of an emergency. Thought leader and President of the eLearning Guild , David Kelly, would say that I experienced a shift from waiting for someone to solve a problem, to just finding the resources and solving it myself.

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Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results?

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. View all posts by Paul → ← How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

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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? Only recently has the training industry begun to tap into this realm of informal, social learning.

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

Learningtogo

A recent survey of Millennials revealed that 40% of them interact with a chatbot , a program that simulates a human conversation, on a daily basis while another survey indicates that many people prefer to use chatbots over humans for certain types of customer support transactions.

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? Do instructional designers in the Social Digital Age need an engineering background?

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.

7 Ways To Use LMS Metrics To Create More Targeted eLearning Resources

TalentLMS

Social Media Activity. You can tweak your online training content to fit in with the social mores and make it more relevant. Once you’ve identified areas for concern, contact an online survey to find out more and determine the cause of the problem.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Workers have to solve problems on the fly. Instead, they will focus on organizing and tagging information, and creating systems – technical and social – that let individuals learn how and when it’s best for them.

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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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50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Instructor-facilitated workshop – meeting convened by an instructor; participants learn from experience of working together on solving a problem or creating something new. Social media – using computer-mediated platforms for sharing information, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogs.

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.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In particular, Weber talks about the power of human interaction in teaching (aka social learning): Interpersonal intelligence engages others best in curious, equitable, and caring situations. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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? But what does that have to do with social learning? Social learning no longer has to take place in person.

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10 Factors That Increase Online Course Participation

learnWorlds

Why is this a problem? Doing so can help you tackle problems more easily and get into a position where you can give out valid advice and guidance to students who ask for it. You can create a course evaluation survey and ask your students to complete it. Your course is live.

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

Often, coming up with YouTube video ideas is about solving problems and dealing with pain points. I also like doing topic research in various Facebook Groups. Here’s an example post from the Tube Ritual Facebook Group that has 239 ideas so far: 4. Polls or surveys.