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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. While connecting to the world of learning, the impact of social media on education can’t be ignored. The world seems to be smaller because of the use of technology such as social media. 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? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING ! Widespread Social Media Use. Facebook. Social media applications are all around us. population has a social media profile of some type.

We’re Hiring! Social Media and Digital Marketing Analyst


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. Drive a social media influencer strategy. 3+ years Social media and email marketing experience. Deep digital marketing, social media, analytics and tracking capability.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform. Elgg is a social networking engine and publishing platform for running your own social networking site on a public or private server. Elgg is an aggregate of many social media technologies in one platform.

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


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. Tina and Chris get into several topics around social media and automation for course creators and membership site owners. Social Web Suite is a social media management tool that helps entrepreneurs with navigating the complicated and ever-changing world of social media platforms.

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. Remember 10 years ago when marketers suddenly realized that they needed to use images in their Facebook posts? Captions are the Key to Social Media Video. Social media videos start out as silent. Social media engagement.

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. For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter. This is where Tin Can comes in: this API can track learning activities no matter where they take place. Now be honest: Can your current tracking system do that?


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? As the White House Chief Digital Officer Jason Goldman avers: “The advantage of these platforms over traditional media is that they’re very measurable. That’s what is fundamental to rolling-out social media learning at workplace or embedding it into an existing LMS environment.

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. While Facebook allows you to add captions to videos, platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter don’t have an easy way to add captions as a sidecar file. What is it?

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!

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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Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris


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. Sites like Facebook sell space to advertisers, and that is how they make money off of you as the product. We talk a lot on this show and I go on and on about it, the five hats problems. Facebook is financed by ads.

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


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. Today, LMS vendors are shifting towards social media platforms to leverage the benefits of social learning for the modern workforce. LMS Modern LMS Social Learning

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.


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. Brands receive more than 34,000 Facebook ‘likes’a minute. T he Social Life of Information by @jseelybrown and Paul Duguid.

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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?

Online Marketing for Elearning Part III: Advertising


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 ? This is fairly easy, especially on Facebook, which suggests you boost just about every post you make. I touched on Facebook just now, but there are actually a number of platforms for online advertising. Are you ready to put some money behind your marketing?

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How to Market Your Online Course on a Budget


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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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. Now, one of the problems is that many posts I see seem to follow a similar algorithm: Search for articles on a hot buzzword. Maybe newbie social media marketing hires are writing them?

TikTok for learning: Can we use it for employee training?


We’ve come a long way since the days of “poking” and posting songs on someone’s Facebook wall. From cultivating business contacts in LinkedIn to reading world news on Twitter, social media have become useful tools for both professional and personal development.

Self-publishing Checklist for New Authors


Of course, both the plot and the characters will evolve as you progress but a road map will help you keep on track and tie up loose ends as they arise. Related Read: 7 Problems Faced By Self-Publishers And How to Avoid Them. You can leverage social media to promote your eBook.

How to start an online school in 2020 [An Ultimate guide]


Your online classes should not just aim at solving a problem. Start online campaigns, be active in forums, spread the good word on social media, organize contests, announce the names of winners, congratulate them, and give them free e-books. Track The Analytics And Keep Growing.

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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? Sure, lots of companies want to replicate ‘Facebook’ behind the firewall; safe from prying eyes, but open enough for employees to freely express themselves. Has your organization implemented a social networking platform?

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.

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. They’re also falling for phishing scams that arrive in their work email inboxes; people keep track of passwords by using sticky notes taped to their monitor, and they’re clueless about privacy online.

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers


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. If you’re able to come up with workarounds without getting caught up in the problem, you’ll be a great trainer! and others aren’t ( looking at you, Facebook! ). Social media. You should also capitalize on the characteristics of the social media you’ve chosen.

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 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

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. Your copy needs to resonate with your audience so have a good think about the problem your students have and why your course is the solution. Social media. Facebook.

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. Nature creates paths and opportunities for those willing to learn, seek, know, and share …and that’s exactly what the social media platform and learning is all about.

How to Use Analytics to Boost Your Course Sales


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.

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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2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??


Before you even start looking at pricing, you should look at how expensive your current problems are to your business. Before you can solve a problem and justify the spend associated with solving it, you have to bring the problems into the light (can I get a hallelujah).

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How To Sell Online Courses From Your Own Website


This is the first stage when your potential learners become aware of the existence of your online courses that helps them to acquire a skill or offers a viable solution to their problem. . Add Media Rich Information. Build A Social Media Presence. Easier to track success.

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. Therefore it is important to indulge them in role-playing situations that will engage the learners in complex, realistic, problem-centered activities and provide support in acquiring the desired knowledge.

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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. While Facebook allows you to add captions to videos, platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter don’t have an easy way to add captions as a sidecar file. What is it?

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).

How to Make a Lead Quiz Marketing Funnel


When you are coming up with a data-capture strategy, you may consider using Pay per Click on Facebook certainly because it has thousands of data points on people because admit it- it’s the fastest way to gather data about your website’s visitors. Facebook does enable you to target people of particular interest. In fact, 92% of marketers advertise on Facebook. You can create an engaging lead quiz and upload it on your social media platforms or website.

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