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Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

Today it is hard to imagine your life without being connected to the social media world. In the hub of social activities, a lot of things are available for increasing people’s engagement with the world. Impacts of Social media on Students.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. Raise your hand if you have had to deal with social media issues in the workplace! What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Widespread Social Media Use.

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We’re Hiring! Social Media and Digital Marketing Analyst

LearnUpon

LearnUpon is designed for organizations looking to distribute their courses and track their training quickly and easily at scale. Drive consistent, relevant traffic and leads from our key social channels including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

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

LifterLMS

Learn about social media marketing and management for course creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. The audiences that frequent social media platforms vary greatly as well.

The Secret to Social Media Video: Captions! Here’s how (and why) to add them

TechSmith Camtasia

Social media streams are crowded, fast-moving, and crazy competitive. As social networks throttle back organic reach, being noticed is getting harder everyday. Social media video has stopping power. Captions are the Key to Social Media Video.

Tracking sentiments

Learning with e's

And so I arrived at my hotel, checked in to my room and then proceeded to tweet my problem to anyone on Twitter who cared to read it. Answer - they were scanning for mentions of KLM on Twitter and other social media. Sentiment tracking is becoming much more sophisticated.

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On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

They allow organizations to track and mine training data on a large scale to improve training results, discover relationships between variables, customize training programs, and predict training effectiveness. Now be honest: Can your current tracking system do that?

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Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

Which brings us to the question as to the start of how to craft, design, and lay the foundation of using the social media platform as an effective engagement tool in the sphere of learning? What if the social learning platform can track, measure, and even predict a learner’s behavior?

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. It includes a shopping cart, a CRM, social media outreach, and more. Facebook is financed by ads.

4 Reasons You Need Caption Encoding

3Play Media

Open caption encoding is useful for media players like Windows Media Player, or for social media. Social Media. Thanks to social media, people are now constantly consuming video. And on Facebook, over 500 million people are watching video daily.

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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2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas!   Here I highlighted the fact that social media was beginning to have a big impact on  workplace learning.   Many organisations still view social media tools as "trivial" and "time-wasting" with no place in business and ban access to many of them. Earlier in the year, in Twitter and Facebook and Buzz!

Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. It was assumed that trainers would access social spaces at regular intervals and interact with the learners, keeping e-courses updated all the time.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

Given that unstructured data accounts for 80% of the data in the world, and we know much of that is from social media that gets special attention. How much data is generated through social media tools? People on Facebook share more than 684,000 bits of content a day.

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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Online Marketing for Elearning Part III: Advertising

LearnDash

Even better, you have plenty of metrics to use to track the effectiveness of your ads. Here’s another problem: what if you have a number of courses, and want to run a general ad to raise brand awareness ? Finally, have a way to track the ROI of your advertising plan.

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How (Not) To Write Marketing Posts

Clark Quinn

It seems like there’s some baseline social media marketing course that everyone takes. 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.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. Facebook. Hunch – questions and answers service that offers solutions to user-entered problems. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. No problem. Post your blog and status - appears in Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo. Facebook like features? Social Learning?

How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget

LearnDash

You probably have a group of personal contacts who might be willing to share a post or two about your course on social media, but that will only get you so far. A Facebook page is not enough. Ways your learners can apply your course to their real-life problems. Publish to social media. Start a Facebook business page, and invite contacts to follow it. You may be slow to gain followers on Social Media, but that’s OK. Track everything.

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Online Course Marketing: Tips for selling more courses and increasing your revenue

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

A course sales page is the webpage that has all the details about your course; an overview, a little bit about the trainer and any social proof. Benefits: focus on the benefits which align with the problem you’re solving. Testimonials: as a form of social proof. Facebook.

There’s More than Scissors and Glue in Our Common Craft Library!

eLearning Brothers

I recently saw a post on Facebook about how a writer had an amazing story idea before they went to sleep. Imagine this scenario: employees in your organization are posting to social media during work hours.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Social Learning Social Networking

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers

TalentLMS

Social media. Skills like managing your stress and time will help you stay calm and on track. Another effective training skill that’ll keep you organized problem-solving. and others aren’t ( looking at you, Facebook! ). Social media.

Ingrain Immersive Learning…Get the drift?

Origin Learning

“Ambitious, Driven, Business focused, emerging…Professional and…Member | Available from Jan 2016” – these are compelling ‘characteristics’ of an individual, who knows the market forces and the power of the social media platform, to get to the goal envisioned and shared on a public social sphere.

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. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Google Docs , TitanPad , and other collaborative document programs track each user’s contributions in real time. Social bookmarking.

How to Use Analytics to Boost Your Course Sales

LearnDash

Now that you can see where your visitors are clicking on the page and track their mouse movements, how can you use that data to inform the positioning of your call-to-action buttons? This may seem like a simple problem, but it’s actually one many website owners don’t think through. Similarly, mouse tracking analytics don’t just show you where your visitors aren’t looking, they can also show you where a better location for your button might be.

When Social means Business …

Learning Cafe

Last week news was abounding that Microsoft are about to announce their acquisition of social media company Yammer for $1.2B. Although not yet confirmed, it comes hot on the heels of other social media buy outs such as Salesforce.com snapping up Buddy Media for close to $700 million to complement its existing Chatter social media platform; Oracle adding Collective Intellect and Vitrue to its portfolio of social media-related acquisitions and SAP acquiring Ariba for $4.3

Reflections on Web 2.0 Expo

Clark Quinn

I also talked to Social Text, seeing if they supported user-generation of video (no). Also, I’d been pinged by the CEO of MangoSpring via the social software for the conference (which didn’t obviously give me a way of pinging back!?!?), Fuse seemed to be largely developing internal social media capabilities (enhancing Outlook) and some developer interfaces, but apparently also do some customer work. Tags: social strategy technology

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4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Situated learning environments place students in learning situations where they are actively immersed in an activity while using problem-solving (critical thinking) skills. These opportunities should involve a social community which replicates real world situations.

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ASTD LearnNow Day 2 notes #ASTDLN

Learning Visions

Create a proof of concept to solve one nagging problem. These resources can link into the LMS, so you still get your tracking. Social media tools from cammybean.

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Tools That Took the EdTech Industry by Storm

ProProfs

Instead of taking notes, they are now occupied with surfing the Internet, scrolling on Facebook, and messaging their friends on their smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Reports are generated automatically after every quiz/test, which makes tracking the progress of each student much easier.

Benefits of the 70 20 10 model: how to include social and experiential learning in your online training

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Lombardo et al, 1996) – also written as 70-20-10 or 70/20/10 – is a learning and development model that demonstrates the impact that different factors (social, formal and experiential learning) have on people’s ability to understand, learn and retain information.

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « At the e-Learning Guilds Annual Gathering | Main | Late.but Jon Stewart reports on Second Life » April 15, 2008 e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1 So the general conference is starting today. Brent is now covering how people like me are live blogging.Brent has really done a great job setting up a number of ways to track the Annual Gathering (AG).

Degreed Does Data: Everything to Know About APIs

Degreed

You know those icons that let you share an article directly from a news site to your social media accounts? No, Facebook, Twitter, and Google have not hacked news sites and event pages. Take the example of a news site that lets you share directly to social media.

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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. Social Media Activity.