What drives Social Media Learning?

Origin Learning

Knowledge economy may provide information aplenty but equally challenging is the skill gaps especially given the resource crunch that organizations are facing everywhere. Then, why not look at ways of making “formal” learning happen in the most informal environment as well?

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media (Visited 162 times, 1 visits today).

7 Reasons Why All Team Members Should Have Social Media Training

Your Training Edge

We cannot ignore the integral role which social media platforms are now playing in our digitally connected world, and just how important they are for any marketing strategy within a modern business or start-up. Social media training avoids PR disasters.

LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Social media is a big part of our lives, and it is the future of learning and development. The Internet and social media allow people to blog, tweet, collaborate, post video and content, discuss, and even rate experiences. In fact, you may start to see a newer term in relation to Learning Management Systems: SLMS, or Social Learning Management System. Depending on your vendor, new media features may be part of your LMS.

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearners to stay with you much more than 8 seconds and be engaged by your social media marketing (SMM) content. From a content marketing professional’s perspective, every eLearning platform should populate more than one if not all major social media platforms.

How will social media change the #WorldCup?

Coffee and Design

While I am not a fan of soccer or sports in general I am interested to see the effects of social media on such a major social event. Check out two key posts: Our learners are social: Television has talked to us for decades, but it never listened!

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.

Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

“Breakneck speed” is a term that can best describe the explosion of data and information in the current digitally-disruptive era. Citing a third party research report, he points out that “Social selling is leading to efficacy gains by 50%.”

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

We cannot deny how social media has become a part of our daily lives, how it has influenced us and how it has connected us to the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. There is a lot of information flowing through twitter at any given time by any number of people.

Social Media: Creating a LinkedIn Summary That Gets You Noticed

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Weave your story,  including snippets from the information you gathered in earlier steps. LinkedIn Social Media by Sally Cox    There is an art to creating a strong LinkedIn profile.

How to Use Social Media for E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Social media is a good space for conducting and promoting e-learning. Here are three ideas how you can use social media to reach your e-learning goals.

Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

An example: sleep is very important for processing new information and new stimuli. I'm working a lot with sociale media and communities of practice. We hope to combine insights from brain science with the way you can use social media in learning processes.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

So what’s your social media policy? While your systems may vary, your results should be sources for you to find information, present yourself in your various communities, and to share your thoughts. Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. This is my social media learning strategy. social

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

Thanks to social media we have some great suggestions for how you can continue to develop your skills for free! The discussions and resources on Twitter provide the eLearning community with information, connections, and inspiration.

Social learning is not the same as social media

Clive on Learning

I have noticed in recent discussions just how confusing it can get when social learning is regarded as synonymous with the use of social media. First of all, social learning pre-dates social media by thousands of years. social media

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment.

Training & Social Media: Fitting Into the Modern Marketing Mix

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Potential customers can and are researching and learning about products and services online and within their ever-growing trusted social network. Social media is paving the way for scaling one-to-one interactions. Social Media training by Rosie Hausler.

Social Media Webinar

Kapp Notes

Join me and Brent Schlenker on Thursday (December 16) for a webinar called “ Breaking Down Social Learning’s Brick Wall. &# The webinar is free and sponsored by Meridian Knowledge Solutions. Why are most corporations still so hesitant to tap into social learning on the job?

Training & Social Media: Fitting Into the Modern Marketing Mix

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Potential customers can and are researching and learning about products and services online and within their ever-growing trusted social network. Social media is paving the way for scaling one-to-one interactions. Social Media training by Rosie Hausler.

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

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. In order to provide a thorough campaign platform, I’ve opted into solely discussing innovative approaches parties are taking in the realm of social media.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation. Most of the time a smarter use of media may help.

Using Social media to promote your courses or events

Arlo Training & Events Software

Nearly every business is using social media to promote their offerings and connect with customers. Social media is an effective means of closely communicating with your followers in a less formal environment. How often should I post on social media?

Social Media and Love

ID Reflections

The post highlights in a very straightforward, and therefore hard-hitting, terms the values and commitments one must bring in when engaging with social media. Two statements that leapt out and struck a chord with me: “Social media is your own child and once you are committed to it, you cannot stop loving it.” It’s the same with social media too. Here are a few unwritten codes of conduct that rules the world of social media.

Social media for trainers – a review

Clive on Learning

As I have been travelling east and west across the UK this week, I’ve been taking a look at Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers on my Kindle. This is not a book that spends a lot of time developing a theory of social learning; this is highly practical stuff, and the better for it.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

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. Zite will show you information based on keywords you give in. It also has a magazine like interface and the advantage is that you will get information from outside your standard network.

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith

Learningtogo

If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours.

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Thanks to social media there are ways you can continue to develop your skills for free! These groups can aid in your professional development by expanding your network, providing you with industry information, and introducing new concepts in eLearning design.

Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence

Learningtogo

If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. Listen to Podcast: [link].

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up.

Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

Visual Lounge

You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? I am the Social Media Intern here at TechSmith.

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.