How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Social Media Chats Jumpstart the Conversation.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity.

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Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. Instead of ensuring the success of a country, our focus is strictly on programs and the utilization of proven techniques.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go. However, in this case the majority wasn't actively using social media. So how can you still use social media? social media elearning

5 Tips for Using Social Media in eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

As social media continues to grow in popularity in the eLearning industry, there are many benefits and values to using it. How can you use social media in eLearning? Be sure your social media profiles share valuable, meaningful content with your readers.

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

There’s a lot of conversation about social media. The community forums are a great resource for quick help from others who build rapid elearning courses. Personally, I think it’s the best online forum I’ve ever been part of because of the great interactions and downloads.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

More social media. The use of social media in training has been somewhat controversial, as organizations are understandably concerned about the privacy of their proprietary information.

Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced.

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? Because of this, sound instructional design is even more essential for MOOCs than for other types of programs. How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2 (Visited 26 times, 1 visits today).

The Informal Learning Bubble: Will it Burst?

Bottom-Line Performance

Connor explains: “Most learning doesn’t occur during formal training programs. She goes on to explain that companies invest all their $$ and time in creating formal learning programs when informal learning is where companies are going to get the most bang for their buck.

How to Enhance Your Existing Corporate Training Programs

Hurix Digital

In these highly competitive times, your business cannot standstill and neither can your corporate training programs. And one way to achieve this is to constantly enhance your corporate training programs. Corporate Training corporate training program employee training

Are MOOCs Too Risky for Your Corporate Training Program?

Your Training Edge

For the past month, this blog has focused on common objections to using massive open online courses (MOOCs) and other technology-enabled learning tools in corporate training programs.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

I think it’s easier to focus on issues with elearning because it’s easier to examine and critique an online course than, for example, an initiative that combines new job aids with changes in processes, a new forum, and some mini-lessons sent out through email.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

I think it’s easier to focus on issues with elearning because it’s easier to examine and critique an online course than, for example, an initiative that combines new job aids with changes in processes, a new forum, and some mini-lessons sent out through email. Cranking out people who are incapable of critical thinking doesn’t help industry at all, as the creators of the many corporate remedial education programs can attest.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Big-named companies, such as Deloitte and IBM have successfully implemented gamification in their L&D programs, and more organizations will be giving it a try over the next few years. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

Big-named companies, such as Deloitte and IBM have successfully implemented gamification in their L&D programs, and more organizations will be giving it a try over the next few years. According to Salesforce chief trust officer Patrick Heim , after 18 months, “participants in our program were 50% less likely to click on a phishing link and 82% more likely to report a phishing email.”. Gamifying the social aspects of a MOOC is a great way to encourage these activities.

How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

Research has shown that people learn better when their learning experience has a social component. This encompasses concepts such as discussion and study groups, the relationship-based discovery and evaluation of learning programs, as well as the use of social networks and badging to broadcast progress. Simply put, we are social creatures by nature and we learn better when we can interact, share ideas and observe others. Discussion Forums.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

His point is: if you aren’t interacting with other people through media such as mailing lists, blogs, Twitter, discussion forums etc, then you are not developing professionally and you will eventually stagnate.

Creating Secret Facebook Groups to Create Class Discussion

DigitalChalk eLearning

When using an LMS system that does not have a discussion forum this is a nice option to use. Administrators of online and on-ground colleges and universities are still skeptical of using this type of forum. Dr. Ducharme served as an associate Dean of the School of Business at university’s and is currently an adjunct instructor for the DBA Program at Walden University. Marketing Guest Author Social Media

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device , etc.) So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning.

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How to Incorporate The Power of Social Learning Theory into Your eLearning Program

Coreaxis

Research has shown that people learn better when their learning experience has a social component. This encompasses concepts such as discussion and study groups, the relationship-based discovery and evaluation of learning programs, as well as the use of social networks and badging to broadcast progress. Simply put, we are social creatures by nature and we learn better when we can interact, share ideas and observe others. Discussion Forums.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: How do you look at the radical shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device [BYOD], etc.) So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning. Of course, structured learning approaches can support social and informal, but social and informal learning don’t need structured processes to happen. 70:20:10 integrates structured development with social and workplace learning.

How Does Online LMS Systems Help to Boost Learner Engagement?

G-Cube

Adopting Blended, Gamification, and Social Learning for an Engaging Experience. Best online LMS systems support a gamut of features which enhance learner engagement during a corporate training program. Social learning.

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10Q: Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Learning with 'e's

Just look at her profile: She is a teacher trainer, author, and international speaker, is the host of American TESOL’s Free Friday Webinars and the Social Media Community Manager for The Consultants-E. What does social media mean to you?

THE 70:20:10 L&D MODEL FOR DEVELOPING A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? I always thought that program was extremely innovative. Howard Gardner listened to us describe the program series for two hours.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

If, for example, you are a business owner who wants to add training programs to your service offering and you don’t need to track their progress or performance, then you likely don’t need a full LMS. A user-friendly interface that guides your learner through the program is a must.

Creating a Multichannel Strategy for Your Course

LearnDash

Online learners can hear about and access your course by many means—email, social media, search engines—which in the marketing world are often called “channels.” Share tips, ideas, and articles of interest on social media.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

Fight The Fatigue: 8 Tips To Prevent Corporate eLearning Burnout

InfoPro Learning

In fact, trying to overload your employees with information may diminish the value of your online training program. Integrate Social Learning Opportunities. Sometimes your employees just need to blow off some steam and socialize. Is your staff growing weary of online training?

5 Ways to Customize Your E-Learning Experience

LearnDash

Another option for learning about your learners is to monitor and participate in the online discussion forums associated with your course. Learners are often very honest when interacting with other forum users, whereas they might feel obliged to be kind if you ask them for feedback directly.

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How Millennials Connect to Mobile Learning

LearnDash

Of course, everyone hates using badly-designed programs. Make it social. While Gen Z is the generation currently most associated with social media, Millennials were the beta testers and first adapters of every major platform from MySpace to SnapChat.

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

Platform Prod Management & Marketing, Element K about their social media capabilities. Here’s what she had to say: Q: What social media tools is Element K incorporating into their LMS? These tools are powered by Jive Clearspace and provide integrated access to Wiki’s, Blog’s, and Discussion Forums so that they can be included in a development plan, returned in integrated search results, and linked to from our e-learning courses.