How to Get ROI by Using Social Media for Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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Media Options for Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

If using more intensive multimedia will subtract from the resources to create more realistic practice exercises or other valuable learning experiences, you should cut the complexity of the media. Think about the trade off for media.

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Thinking About Social Media

Kapp Notes

One thing about Social Media is that new technologies claiming to be a new form of Socail Media are being introduced almost daily. To help determine if a new technology qualifies as Social Media or not, Li and Benoff (2008) in their book Groundswell created a list of questions to consider when determining if technology should be included as Knowledge Media. So what is the excuse for your organization not using social media? Knowledge Media social media

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. We’ve found our own niche in the social media solar system… and it takes our team 30ish minutes a week to fully participate.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

While the mainstream social media platforms can provide opportunities for. like what you see in the vendor’s instructional approach and use of media, ask if they’ll. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning.

The Three Es of Social Media

Kineo

Tip of the Week: Add media assets to your interactions using the Media Toolbox

Raptivity

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The honeycomb of social media

Origin Learning

Once you are into the honeycomb of social media, it is an entwined relationship as hundreds of avenues open up. Social Learning Social Media Can learning be Perceptive honeycomb of social media perceptive predictive progressive Social media functionality user generated content

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

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. Like social media, social media learning is a relatively new idea.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

So what’s your social media policy? 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. It’s not something you should do lightly, or haphazardly, it seems to me. In fact, such a policy really is part of your personal knowledge mastery.

Social Media Management Tools: Your Seven Absolute Must-Haves

InsiderHub

The post Social Media Management Tools: Your Seven Absolute Must-Haves appeared first on InsiderHub. Solutions Series best social media automation social media social media management

Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Social Media Management Tools Photo Finish

InsiderHub

The post Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Social Media Management Tools Photo Finish appeared first on InsiderHub.

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing. They are vital components of the web, and social media are important for education - because learning is essentially social and personal.

Questioning social media

Clive on Learning

The recent arrival of a new social network in the form of Google+ has given cause for reflection from some long-serving social media users and advocates. Cammy Bean describes how she has been Taking a TechFast to relieve her symptoms of SoMeFat (social media fatigue), which has been "heightened now with the additional disorder of Multiple Social Network Disorder (Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ to keep up with!)." Blogging and similar forms of media creation are not for everyone.

5 Articles on Using Media in ELearning

LearnDash

It seems like every other week there is new program that makes using media in elearning even easier. Maybe you have some old elearning courses that need updating, or perhaps you are currently creating a course and are interested in implementing various forms of media.

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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. Secondly, social media has very many outcomes other than learning.

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Remove barriers (cultural, technological) to effective use of social media for learning; 60%. Provide motivation for learners to sign in to social media; 46%. Track and report on social media technology use for learning; 41%. And social media is now how people curate their news.

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.

Media Competencies for Learning Professionals

ATD Learning Technologies

Jonathon Halls details core media competencies for learning practitioners. This is not an exhaustive list, but simply a place to start thinking so you can be mindful about developing your skills. Click here to read full version

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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. Social media is perfect for networking. Why twitter as a social media platform?

Social Media May Distract Employees, but Should We Care?

CLO Magazine

There is another half to the workplace-social-media equation—employers, who have the task of regulating their employees’ use of social media, which happens more and more in the workplace. The on-the-job social media habits of most employees fell somewhere in between.

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons.

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. Here are 4 smarter uses for social media to engage members: 1) Event Marketing.

Countering Social Media Fatigue (SoMeFat)

Learning Visions

In these days of Social Media, many of us live increasingly in the public eye. I love Social Media. If you’re big into Social Media you may have started feeling Social Media Fatigue (it’s a new syndrome I’ve invented, shortname: SoMeFat). Social Media Fatigue set in.

Virgin Media: Recording employee knowledge

Visual Lounge

Our very own Innovation Strategist, Troy Stein, flew to the UK earlier this year to visit Virgin Media to see how one of the largest media companies was using Snagit to document and share the invaluable knowledge of some of their most experienced employees.

Media Competencies for Learning Professionals

ATD Learning Technologies

Jonathon Halls details core media competencies for learning practitioners. This is not an exhaustive list, but simply a place to start thinking so you can be mindful about developing your skills. Click here to read full version

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The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

Jane Hart

My immediate response was to point to one of Erik Qualman’s videos on the Social Media Revolution, which although not specifically about learning show the impact that social media is having on education and learning in general. This morning I awoke to find this tweet: Hi!

Using Social Media in eLearning by Marie Miguel

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social media is part of many lives, at work and elsewhere. People at least add to their knowledge through social media, and sometimes to their skills. Doesn’t it make sense to integrate social media into eLearning? Instructional Design Social Media Training StrategiesHere are some ways that these sites can further learners’ understanding and provide insight.

Enhancing Interactions with Media Elements

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

There are several use cases where media elements enhance the impact of interactions: Assessments where the learner watches a video and then answers questions. Diehard fans of Raptivity loved the Raptivity Media Toolbox that was showcased in a recent webinar. Using the Media Toolbox, a course designer can add custom buttons or hotspots to an interaction. Raptivity Media Toolbox. For more information visit www.raptivity.com and explore the power of Media Toolbox

Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that social media has changed more than just how we pass the time, it has now infused itself into formal learning channels. Seeing as social media is now mainstream, to what extent do we combine it with instructional design methodology?

Growing Use of Social Media in Education

LearnDash

Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education.

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. By Dean Hawkinson.

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media teams

Docebo

How to develop effective employee training programs for global media and publishing teams When I decided to conduct a mini-experiment with my Docebo colleagues as the subjects, I basically knew what I was getting into.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise.