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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.

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.

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 –.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Clever Tool - IM Aggregator

Bottom-Line Performance

Digsby combines email, social networking, and instant messaging in one little list off to the side of your screen. It will show any new messages from Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Feeling overwhelmed by the five email accounts you have?

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Synchronous vs. Asychronous E-learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Use synchronous means such as video conferencing, instant messaging and chat, compliment with face to face meetings. Students expected to work in groups may be advised to use instant messaging as support for getting to know each other, exchanging ideas, and planning tasks. The instructor has some shot at being able to read the room and adjust his or her message accordingly, the students also have some chance to meet and get to know the other people in the room.

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 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.

A suggested chatiquette

Clive on Learning

Teleconferencing or instant messaging with VOIP. Text chat using a chat room or instant messaging. Text chat would not be many learners' medium of choice for synchronous communication with their group during a course. The order of preference probably goes: Face-to-face communication. Web conferencing that includes a visual dimension (webcams / graphics, etc.) and an audio dimension (VOIP or acccompanying teleconference).

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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Self-Service Learning – What we need to think about

Connect Thinking

YouTube, online forums, Instant messaging etc).

Creating Courses that Foster Innovation

MagicBox Blog

A Rotisserie involves a series of rounds, such that all users are sent an email, prompting them to respond to a posting in each round, allowing for a more structured and controlled dialogue; The Rotisserie is an innovative approach to online discussion that encourages thoughtful discourse in contrast to the broadcast-to-broadcast mode of existing messaging systems, thus adding structure to the timing and flow of discussion.

Modern Communication in HR: Embrace Digital

KnowledgeCity

Between our gradual switch to text messaging instead of calls and instant messaging and social media punctuating our lives in unprecedented ways, human resource departments are facing new challenges. Communication has changed a lot over the last few of decades.

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.

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.

Synchronous or Asynchronous Learning – How to Make the Right Choice?

CommLab India

To give you a quick refresher on these training methodologies, synchronous learning is similar to classroom training, except that the instructor and learners could be in different locations and interact via chats, such as instant messaging and audio/video conferencing. Message boards.

Cost Consious Corporate Gift Idea

Kapp Notes

It reveals new methods and tools that are being used successfully in a variety of settings, including Flash mobs and cheat codes, video iPods, instant messaging and blogging. It is always so hard to determine what type of corporate gift is appropriate for clients, co-workers or your boss? What do you get them that is not too expensive but not too inexpensive, that is business-focused but not too business-focused. With these tough economic times, such decisions can be difficult.

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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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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.

Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?

Bottom-Line Performance

If we don’t discipline ourselves to ignore email, disconnect from instant messaging, or mute our phones, we can be distracted every few minutes all day long every day. I’ve published two posts on micro-learning in recent months. One was on this site; one was done for ATD.

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

eFront

1996: Instant messaging services launched.

Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

Synchronous learning also benefited by technology; first the telephone and then online tools such as text chat, instant messaging, internet telephony and web conferencing. And when that asynchronous learning is online as opposed to by snail mail, then the practical barriers break down: You can post messages just about instantly.

How To Train and Retain a Distributed Workforce

Inkling

Whether it’s daily hours on Slack for instant messaging or a 5-minute Hangouts call every morning, be sure to stay in the loop with each of your remote employees. Managing a team is tough. It’s even tougher when one of your employees is based in London, your office is in Santa Fe, and Skype just froze on your group video chat for the hundredth time. Telecommuting for work climbed to a whopping 37% in 2015.

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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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