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Messaging in a Bottle err Device. Instant Messaging. Or are aware that LINE, another self-contained messaging app dominates in terms of humans and generating mass cash flow – due to end users buying “stickers” of all things. Regardless of the messaging app you choose the basics are pretty standard. App for text messaging. . Having a built-in messaging within an app makes more sense.

Cisco releases Jabber

Jane Hart

Cisco has just released Cisco Jabber “a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging (IM), voice and video, voice messaging, desktop sharing and conferencing into a single consistent experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smart phones.

Explore, Experiment and Experience the power of mobile learning

Origin Learning

Do you believe that ‘Instant Messaging’ is the rage? Our Top 5 Posts on Mobile Learning. Mobile learning is new and exciting, and we have a passion for it. Here is a compilation of our top 5 posts on mobile learning that have had the industry buzzing with energy –.

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

One can never discount the popularity of message boards and forums in learning and knowledge-sharing. Yammer which began as a private instant messaging tool has evolved into a powerful social learning tool that delivers informal learning with ease and is used by organizations globally.

The role of Mentor in e-Learning: Adding the Human Touch

G-Cube

Messages through a virtual electronic medium can be misconstrued and this can hamper learning. Mentoring through instant messaging/chat: Alternatively, some LMS have the provision of sending an instant message to the Mentor.

3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning

TalentLMS

Chat & Instant Messaging While chat and instant messaging programs have been around for some time, their use in synchronous e-learning environments offers many benefits.

Your eLearning courses could be closer to your trainees with a Virtual Classroom LMS integration

Paradiso

– Social Learning in the Virtual Classroom: Take advantage of the benefits of social learning – instant messaging, quizzes, polling – to make the learning environment more rewarding and engaging to teach and learn.

WhatsApp For Learning?

Origin Learning

But definition wise, it is a freely available, user friendly, cross-platform instant messaging app that requires an internet connection to work. No user IDs, no passwords- just the benefits of messaging, at a fraction of the cost.

Twitter’s Impact on Your Brain-Same as Bilingualism

Kapp Notes

This is much like what people do when they’re updating their Twitter status, instant-messaging friends, or answering text messages and emails while they’re doing something else. Studies on infant brains have shown that knowledge retention is only possible when accompanied with personal interaction or activity, but this becomes even more important as people get older.

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How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place. Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. After all, what do we use mobiles mostly for?

Is the Future of Training Microlearning?

ATD Learning Technologies

The most commonly used microlearning techniques are multimedia presentations (slide shows), online microgames, lesson-based podcasts, instructional videos, online quizzes, email, SMS, and instant messaging. Many Millennials have grown up with devices such as laptops and cell phones.

Hike: How Free Offline Messaging Works

Origin Learning

With the coming of affordable 2G and 3G networks for mobiles , it is like we have been hardwired to Instant Messaging (IM) on our phones. In fact, IM applications have evolved to provide much more than simple text-and-emoticon messaging.

4 Online Tools to Help Your Small Business Thrive

OpenSesame

2010) Hipchat - Private chat/Instant messaging. Send instant messages, attach files and links, insert a wide (and quirky) variety of emoticons, make groups and name the groups whatever you choose.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Skype – instant messaging and VoIP call tool. The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website.

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A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Many modern concepts in multi-user computing such as forums,e-mail, chat rooms, message boards, online testing, picture languages, remote screen sharing, multiplayer games and instant messaging were developed on PLATO. Instructional Design has come a long way.

The Waste of Motion

Torrance Learning

Instant messaging: An open floor plan means that group conversations can sometimes be disruptive to those who are hard at work on unrelated projects. Before there was LLAMA (lot like Agile management approach), there was Agile. And before there was Agile, there was Lean.

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The Most Important Drivers of Employee Engagement

Your Training Edge

Nowadays, when almost all business communication is reduced to emails, memos, and instant messaging, it’s important to make sure that you talk to your employees in person. 71% of all workers in the U.S. are not fully engaged, while 26% are actively disengaged.

Top 11 Trends for Organizational Learning

The Learning Circuits

Google Blogs Wiki's Open Source IM/ VOIP (Instant Messaging/ Voice Over Internet) Ambient Information Mobile Phones as Content Inputs/Outputs Podcasts Computer Games driving educational simulations Growing Training Budgets More Decentralized College Programs

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Face time

E-Learning Provocateur

We have asynchronous tools such as online discussion forums, synchronous tools such as instant messaging, and semi-synchronous tools such as Twitter. My wife and I are studying Foundations of Business Strategy together.

Don’t Underestimate the Effects of Poor Communication

CLO Magazine

The workplace is increasingly connected, with 24/7 email, instant messaging and phone calls pulling employees into work matters both during and after work hours.

Emoji: Now Appropriate at Work?

OpenSesame

Emoji, once reserved for text messages between teenagers, are now seen globally -- even in the workplace. One flaw of digital communication, whether through email, instant message, or text, is the lack of emotion and facial expression.

How Can e-Learning Fit The Needs Of Small And Medium Businesses?

G-Cube

Instant and Interactive Feedback: The feedback from assessments taken on the e-learning platform can be instantly shared – especially when learners are taking assessments based on objective type questions. In the twenty first century, ours is knowledge-based economy.

Mobile, Social, and eLearning-based L&D is the Future

Inkling

Employees crave interaction via instant message or message boards, and eLearning-based content platforms ensure that they have access to up-to-date information and resources. Everyone has a smartphone and/or tablet these days, and much like the general population, your employees expect the ability to grab their phone and instantly engage with learning content and reference materials.

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The Community Responds

MakingBetter

In almost every comment on the blog and sentiments shared with me via emails and Skype and instant messages, there’s near universal support for a modular approach to standardization. I hoped in my last post that the community would indeed respond with ideas, insights, opinions and concerns. Thank you for your comments on the post, the retweets and feedback on Twitter and for what I’m sure has been a lot of not-public rumination.

Email: Lost in Translation

The Peformance Improvement

Farhad Manjoo addresses this problem with regard to the apparent hacking of Clinton campaign email and the taken-out-of-context message from Jennifer Palmieri, the campaign's communication director.

Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

With many collaborative tools (online discussions, blogs, instant messages, etc.) An online training platform can provide many communication tools such as news announcements, e-mail, instant messaging, online discussions, online grading tool, dropboxes, and more.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success

G-Cube

Instructors or learning managers should encourage multiple methods of communication like SMS, e-mail, instant messaging, social media groups and voice communication in developing relationships with and support for one another.

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Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support

G-Cube

But with technology-aided online learning platforms, learners can be given the opportunity to interact with fellow learners through instant messaging, discussion boards or even virtual classrooms.

Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

TOPYX LMS

Set certain periods of time throughout the day (say, three 30-minute periods) to tackle your email, cellphone and instant messaging.”. The average person grows up hearing that hard work equals success.

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The Work-Life Balance Myth

Tom Spiglanin

Today a quick instant message gets answers in near-real time, resolving questions from wherever we happen to be. Every fifteen to twenty years, a new generation enters the workplace.

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eLearning Development: Haste Makes Waste

Upside Learning

We’re getting used to instant search, instant news, instant messages, instant updates, instant food, instant banking, and instant everything. Make haste slowly. Benjamin Franklin.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

1996: Instant messaging services launched.

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10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on. Instant access to information and services isn’t just convenient — it’s how we live our lives.

Can we dispense with email?

Clive on Learning

Instead of e-mail, he wants staff to use instant messaging and other chat-like communications media. First of all, can a synchronous communication channel, like instant messaging, do as good a job as email when it comes to handling all that valuable and necessary communication? You can also take your time and provide a considered response to an email; there is no opportunity for reflection with instant messaging.

Self-Service Learning – What we need to think about

Connect Thinking

YouTube, online forums, Instant messaging etc).

Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

Instant messaging, video conferencing and the social media have changed the way we interact and hunt or scout for information. Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story? The moral ‘slow and steady wins the race’ of this story has stood the test of time.

Synchronous vs asynchronous elearning

eFront

Any learning tool that is in real-time, such as instant messaging that allows students and teachers to ask and answer questions immediately, is synchronous.