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


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. A trifecta of mobile, social, and eLearning-based training materials ensures an efficient team that’s satisfied with its access to career-enhancing knowledge. Provide a social component, because knowledge is meant for sharing.

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Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Older versions are archived. Short Text Messaging. Text message that are short bursts sent from a cell phone or a computer directly to another cell phone or computer. Instant messaging is the ability to write a quick message to another person and enter into a dialogue in real-time via only text-based messages.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform.

Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways

Jane Hart

Click on the images for the full-size versions. . Search the Social Web (using Google. Connect with others in public social networks. Participate in an enterprise social network/. Live chats/instant messages/Skype chats. Social learning

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Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience


Having this integration implemented in your company will get at your disposal tools that will provide access to email and calendars, Microsoft office web apps, websites, instant messaging and video conferencing, along with the LMS features to increase your online training capacities.

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. Video Credit – Waleed Elbarbary – Rabbit & Turtle Story (Amazing version). Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story?

Change Our Traditional Approach to Education

Kapp Notes

And adding technology hardware is not enough, the next wave in engineering and technology education is to leverage the connectivity of the third millennials and their aptitude for creating content to share with others via web-based and mobile-based social networking tools. They continue to push consumer companies for more connectivity, more ways to create their own content and more access to information through instant messaging applications and voice activated internet search.

Employee Training Software: 18 Keys to Finding the Best Product for You

And some help you guide and manage social or informal learning. Do they actively use chat rooms and instant message or not? Can it help you manage informal and social learning? Will you be looking for software to guide and manage social or informal learning?

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation. What’s great about this tool is that it allows you to print your final result and share it with others and promoting it on social media. Once you finish, you can save these posters to your computer, share them for other users to see either through your website or embed it in wikis, external sites and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

They do offer a higher education version, but this is all about K-12. This has always been a personal fav of mine, and its primary version K-6 is fantastic. Example of Primary: Active directory, assessment tool, social learning features and SCORM are all bonuses.

The Academy LMS Awards!

Growth Engineering

Most Social Academy. Bringing learners together is one of the secrets to learner engagement, which is why we’ve packed our Academy LMS full of social functionality. There’s a social newsfeed, discussion groups for specific topics, instant messaging across the platform, and more!

Internet Time Alliance: what’s in a name?

Jay Cross

The story is documented in eLearn Magazine : Several years ago Jay Cross (lead author of this article) realized that while he championed social learning in books and conferences, he did most of his work in solitary. We settled into a routine of weekly conversations on Skype, an instant messaging discussion board, and a conferencing system that lets us see one another in real time. This is a beta version, but then everything in life these days is beta, so this is it for now.

Week 1 Teaching Online is Critical - A Recipe for Making the Connection with your Learners

E-Learning Acupuncture

I write an email message to the students the week before class. In the email message I send out before class, I ask them to prepare a personal bio/intro (and I give them specific criteria to include). body of email message below. of yourself as an attachment to your message.

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