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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. I decided to share the list with remaining tools with you. Blogs, writing and reading. I know that blogs are not as hot anymore as they were 10 years ago, but for me they are still very important. I write this blog and I read lot’s of them. Here are some of the tools I use: I write this blog in WordPress.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

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7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have

TalentLMS

We have recompiled this list to bring it up to date, and the (maybe not so) surprising thing we discovered is that many educational technology skills may already be in your tool box! The overwhelming surge in popular social media hangouts like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Snapchat, Google+, YouTube, as well as the true power that blogs have, all tell us where the potential learners are.

Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

Continu

Blended learning tools for training success. So what blended learning tools are available today? Here are some top tools we recommend. Gamification in training is another blended learning tool to keep employees learning and remain an active participant during a training session. That’s where audience response systems (ARS) can be a great blended learning tool. FAQ cards is another great blended learning tool. Formative assessment tools. Blogs.

How to Monetize a Blog: 12 Ways Used by Successful Bloggers

learnWorlds

Looking for ways to monetize your blog? Here’s a list of 12 ways to help you with your blog monetization strategy. 3 Way #3: Turn Your Blog Into a Membership Site. This should help drive traffic to your new blog on a daily basis. Blogging is a type of art in itself.

5 Great Tips to Write Engaging Quiz Questions for Marketing

ProProfs

It wasn’t too long ago that marketers realized the value of including quizzes as a part of their marketing strategy and quizzes soon became a tool for lead generation. On July 7, 2014, a food blog shared a quiz called “Which cake are you?” on social media. So, the first thing that you need to take care of when deciding on how to write a quiz should be the quality of the questions. Top 5 Tips to Write Engaging Quiz Questions.

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. With all of the technology tools available today, it is not hard to put your services online. 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.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? If a receipt looked suspicious, players could write a description and hit an Investigate This! In her guest blog post on LEEF blog , Koreen Olbrish , CEO at Tandem Learning, outlines several theories that justify games and simulations as learning strategies, including these: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow Theory. Blog this!

Important Factors of E learning in Skill Development

Your Training Edge

WRITING SKILLS THROUGH E-LEARNING. Writing skills are the basic need of every student or every person but the problem is that everyone has not writing skills. The e-learning programs help out the students to attain writing skills. There are so many courses published for students regarding develop their skills of writing. The courses through e-learning provide you complete guidance about writing. who face problem in their assignment writing.

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What Makes eLearning Boring?

Integrated Learnings

Most posts on this blog focus on what to do and how to do it – providing navigational cues , designing with social media , stimulating recall , forming sticky ideas , and so on. Instead of telling learners all they need to know, pull them into an activity, or a problem to solve, early in the lesson. Even rapid authoring tools generally have a variety of interaction types available. Although we should write training materials concisely, they don’t have to lack personality.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? Likely you recited the phone number in your head, or even out loud, until you could write it down. If someone asked you the next day to write down the phone number for them, could you do it? Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

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LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Wifi becoming more ubiquitous and 4G evolving and probably won't be a problem in 5yrs time in UK. User experience - gestures, do you have to write content specific to platform or cross-platform? New authoring tools and why? Challenges: consistency across building multiple courses across tools. Like to see: Language option diagnotics Non-linear Toolbox of tools depending on output required - no product out there that has toolbox yet.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Each tool fulfills at least one of these criteria: encourages collaboration; enables user-generated content or input; provides a way to share; and facilitates informal or formal learning. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools. Category: Blogs. Internal experts could blog about their areas of proficiency.

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 are 5 key themes in my reflective blogging this year. I also mentioned that this would mean not only a new toolset, but also a new mindset and new skillset for both learning professionals and employees – something that I picked up on in a later blog posting in April.   Earlier in the year, in Twitter and Facebook and Buzz! 2011 C4LPT blog

Output management « Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ The most beautiful office in the world! QMlive: The way software should be › January 31, 2010 Output management I am writing a series of post on my professional foundations both for (e)learning and managing. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com.

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

The Learning Circuits

Week One Recap The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. She was also “offended” that during the tour I offered a whitepaper for anyone who wanted to leave a comment on every blog entry. We already have this problem by the ton. Or, only write books which tap into intrinsic motivation.

eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

Of course stakeholders come to training departments all the time demanding training and we need to look at the problem first as Jay Cross was quick to point out. It is important to note that I am writing from the perspective of an e-learning designer in a corporate training department. This does not solve the problem, but reiterates the need for a more effective development timeline and approach. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Search This Blog.

Camtasia for Mac, Education, Blogging, and Brain Cells

Big Dog, Little Dog

After Years Of Toil, Sustaining Change In Education Still A Vexing Problem - Science Daily. The long tail of blogging is dying - Guardian. Facebook's success is built on the ease of doing everything in one place. Search tools can't index it to see who's talking about what, which may be a benefit or a failing.) Writing a blog post is a lot harder than posting a status update, putting a funny link on someone's Wall, or tweeting.

How to Earn Social Proof for Your Online Course

LearnDash

When considering ways to address the problem of trust in marketing, your first instinct might be to start talking about how trustworthy you are and what a great course you have to offer. It’s a great tool to use in your marketing, but it can be hard to come by.

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7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Seek for knowledge and find offhand solving problems. Your team can be successful if you want, so arrange meetings, give materials to them online, suggest a tuition teacher , create a blog or a group to share information and achievements. Difficult situations come and your employees try to beat an obstacle or deal with a problem. Blogs are needed. Update employees and contribute them with ongoing training tools. Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

The Social Web is comprised of software that enables people to both read from, and write onto web spaces. social web) tools in teacher education for the last two years and have attempted to qualify their use in a number of areas of learner support including shared online spaces (Wheeler et al, 2008) and blogs (Wheeler and Lambert-Heggs, 2008). One of the most popular and easy to use tools in the wiki – a shared website which anyone can edit.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. A = Analysis (analyze the problem/opportunity and its causes). After organizing training content and identifying instructional activities during the design phase, we’re ready to put fingers on keyboard to write the instructional materials that learners touch. By Shelley A. Gable.

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's How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Clients typically think every problem can be solved through training. It doesn’t make sense to pay a skilled multimedia programmer to build something that you can do with a rapid elearning tool. That type of tool already exists!! We are using this type of tool that enables use to reduce dramatically the developing cost without compromising on the interaction levelâ?¦. Thanks for a phenominal blog. Search the Blog.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

I’ve since started writing chapter summaries (here is the last article ) so people can “preview” some of the great books out there and hopefully end up reading them! Other examples of social media include media-sharing services like YouTube and Flickr, collaborative knowledge development through wikis, and creative works like blogs and microblogging. Using familiar social media tools may allow students a greater level of comfort during the learning process.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

At Virtual Learning Worlds "Bartman" responds to that Wired article (A Deserted Second Life) : The problem I have with it [the Wired article], is that it deals almost COMPLETELY with Second Life as it pertains to marketing and corporations…and inevitabley why SL sucks in that space. Eventually we hope to have more student invovlement, such as having them research and write addtional notecards like the one you picked up about the history of Elizabethan towns.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

That is providing your customers with the tools, resources, and knowledge they need to be successful using your product or service. They want to know which problems that it will solve, and what experts in the field think of its merits. Write discussion posts.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015

OpenSesame

Each year we list our top tools for learning to try in the new year. And now, in our third year of this series, we have collected 300 tools to choose from. Feedly — Collect all your favorite blogs, newsites and more in a central location. Overcast — Podcast quality can range, but fortunately Overcast overcomes many of the medium''s obstacles with tools to adjust the speed and auto-adjust volume. The tool also includes rooms to share images and discuss topics.

10 Guidelines to Help Your Learners Find Credible Online Sources

LearnDash

When I first started writing essays for school, the rule we were given was “no online sources allowed.” Imagine trying to write a guide for citing online sources in 1997, the year before Google was founded? Or in 2005, before Facebook became open to the public?

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Hi Mitesh, the blog post refers to Free e-Learning books.

Self-publishing Checklist for New Authors

Kitaboo

While you can just jump in and go with the flow to write your story, a better approach is to plan the writing journey. You can first write an overview or summary of the plot and then break it down into the main acts or chapters. Write. This is the writing step.

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

In another post, Krigsman writes: Communications in [the context of ERP implementation] means explaining the business impact of technology decisions to a non-technical audience. 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. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

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Is the Learning Tech Industry Failing Us or Are We Failing Ourselves?

Learningtogo

Students today can’t prepare bark to calculate their problems. They will be unable to write! When they run out of ink they will be unable to write words or ciphers until their next trip to the settlement. They can no longer write with a straight pen and nib (not to mention sharpening their own quills). – Facebook? The key is to start by using the tools at hand. And when better tools become available, use those too.

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

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. Just posted my extended thoughts on my own blog, Christopher.

Stop Planning, Start Doing

LearnDash

I then used this collective experience when I started a simple blog in 2012 about learning management on WordPress — and well, here we are today. The biggest problem I see with aspiring entrepreneurs is that they get stuck in perpetual planning mode. The blog I started in 2012… it looked awful. It had a simple theme with two pages (homepage and blog). The sole purpose of this blog was to collect email addresses from people interested in a WordPress LMS.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. People break out into groups and write their thoughts on white poster paper and then review it with everyone. Video blogging exists – so why are we still seeing blogs?