How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.

TCC08 Keynote: Social Networking, the “Third Place,� and the Evolution of Communication

Experiencing eLearning

Social proprioception&#. Facebook & LinkedIn make it easy to keep in touch with people, including keeping a record of when we last had contact. Evolution is so rapid that is raises questions about nature of interaction and who we are as people. The network increasingly organizes itself around people and less so around files and folders–connections are social, not just content.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn has become quite a juggernaut in the corporate learning market. This is the company’s formal announcement that LinkedIn Learning is not just an amazing array of content, it is a corporate learning platform. As I described in the article “LinkedIn Announces… A Lot!”

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ".

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. to add extra interactivity to your pages.

LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Tony Karrer

If you read my blog much, you know that I use LinkedIn quite a bit to help me find experts and expertise. You can see how I do this in my posts/screencasts LinkedIn Searching for Experts and Expertise and LinkedIn Answers to Get Help. And, I sometimes wonder what I did before I had LinkedIn as a resource. That's what LinkedIn tells you. But, after listening to Christian, I've changed the way I look at LinkedIn connections and how I treat invitations.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Social Learning in an LMS.

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From Social Networking to Performance Widgets

Vignettes Learning

Gary VanAntwerp called my attention to this New York Times article At Social Site, Only the Businesslike Need Apply. The article caught my interest because it calls the attention to what LinkedIn plans to do to increase usage or interaction in their site. The new services could help LinkedIn fend off some new competition. It's about time e-learning and training professionals look at their social networking initiative in the same way as LinkedIn.

Facebook as a Learning Platform

Tony Karrer

Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. The most recent, which finally got me to post, was a Stephen Downes post - I'm Majoring in Facebook, How about You? The class has each student creating applications in Facebook and presenting to potential investors.

Hot New 3-Hour Mini Course: Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Live, online, and 100% interactive! Whether you are in the market for a new job, just starting your career, or are a well-established professional, LinkedIn is one of the most important tools for establishing your online presence. During this class, you will learn to use the most powerful features of LinkedIn to get your profile noticed. 3-hours of content. and just $79!

LinkedIn Power Tips - Sims

eLearning Cyclops

I just completed my LinkedIn Power Tips page. The page contains interactive simulations for completing the following tasks. e-Learning Courses LinkedIn Captivate Social Media Sims

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. But only 10% walk the social talk!

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled.

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5 Ways to Make Your Business Stand Out on LinkedIn

OpenSesame

According to this year’s 2015 Content Marketing Institute (CMI) Report , LinkedIn is not only the most used form of social media for B2B marketing but is also rated as the most effective social media platform. In an age of social media overload, it is easy to get lost in the mix so we’ve put together 5 quick tips to make your business stand out on LinkedIn: Add Video Content. It can be a great way to engage and interact with others in the industry.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. It can offer a great networking experience to eLearning professionals and can also lead to new business or career opportunities. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers.

Our 2013 Mantra for #mLearning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify [Lessons from LinkedIn]

mLearning Revolution

Tools vendors focus their entire marketing strategies (I know I was one of them) on selling “ more interactive ” features. A company I want to highlight today, which is doing exactly this, is LinkedIn. First, I would like to wish you a Happy New Year.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook.

Social LMS: The future of online education

Academy of Mine

But one of the critical features of any LMS must be an integrated “Social Platform” which is not just a nice to have feature but a “must have” for any modern LMS.

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. The point is, Tweet Deck gives me a completely customizable, real-time social learning feed.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. Why is networking so important anyway? From a personal perspective, networking builds new relationships through which you can share information, answer questions, and make new connections.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The book Digital habitats of Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith has been an input, as well as the blogpost by Christian Kreutz: a starter for development organisations engaging in online networks. Opening a group on an existing social network sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn.

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. The impact of social media has complicated matters. How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. It can be overseas, over the phone and interactive via a learning management system.

What Can eLearning Learn from Facebook?

eLearning Brothers

In February 2016, Facebook celebrated its 12 th birthday. According to data released by Facebook, at the end of December 2015, there were 1.59 billion monthly Facebook users. The value of peer to peer interaction. Like or share this post on Facebook!).

Is Social Media Making You Think

Integrated Learnings

There is a train moving very fast called social media that I am working very hard to master. Take a look at the following video from the Socialnomics - Social Media Blog. This video "found me" through the LinkedIn social network.

My review of Captivate 2019 New Interactive Video Feature

Adobe Captivate

At this year’s conference, Adobe previewed the 360 and the interactive video feature for the next newest version of Captivate. Below is my review of the interactive video feature in Captivate 2019. The topic I choose was “Getting Started with LinkedIn.”

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. Some people are happy in their insular world where yesterday’s news is brought to you today by network news. The key is to interact.

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

Your Training Edge

MOOCs aren’t interactive. There is no learner-learner interaction, no instructor-learner interaction, and only a minimal amount of learner-content interaction. The same idea applies to active learning and interactivity. Use discussion boards and social media.

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec Interactive as Top LMS Company for 2013

Association eLearning

Digitec Interactive has been named on Training Industry.com’s Top 15 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for its Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

How to Create Interactive eLearning Simulations in 3 Steps

eLearning Brothers

iSpring TalkMaster is a simple yet powerful tool which allows everyone to build a realistic conversation simulation based on a branching scenario and assess core interaction skills. Fruitful interaction with a customer can build on the success achieved in a virtual learning experience.

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.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Social Networking Sites. There are many popular social networking sites available which provide an opportunity for learners and trainers to connect and learn together. It encourages learners to speak out more and share their views in the social space.

Free Articulate Storyline Interaction - Octodogs

Take an e-Learning Break

Here's a free Articulate Storyline interaction that I came accross in a LinkedIn group. Credit to Alexandros Anoyatis ( twitter@ anoyatis ). View Demo : [link] Download Story : [link] Screenr : [link

Interactive Writer for Teen Audience

Tony Karrer

What’s been interesting to me is that it’s been hard to find just the right person to help them with designing interactive exercises and writing content in order to bring this to life online. When we’ve called it either an instructional designer or writer we often find ourselves talking to people who have a hard time envisioning the online interactions. I’m currently calling it an interactive writer, but I’m sure there’s a common term for this in the industry.

Digitec Interactive Named to Top 20 LMS Companies Watch List

Association eLearning

selected Digitec Interactive for inclusion in its Top 20 LMS Companies Watch List directory for the best-in-class Learning Management System, Knowledge Direct, for the 2nd consecutive year. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. Share this on Facebook.