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5 Tips for Crafting an Effective Employee Social Media Policy

KnowledgeCity

It’s no secret that when used properly, social media can be a powerful business tool. Without an effective social media policy, a business is unable to harness social media’s potential. Personal social media connections are a bit trickier.

Do you have a Social Media Policy?

B Online Learning

A while ago I attended a conference presentation, called Letting It All In: Social Media & Policy in Your Organisation by Michelle Lentz. The session allowed attendees the chance to reflect on why we need a social media policy and how to get started. eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Mobile Learning Social Media collaboration elearning eLearning strategy informal informal learning online learning social study online technology

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Storify: Story Writing for the Social Media Era

Web Courseworks

A blog post about the importance of incorporating social media into your company’s blog might have been relevant about 10 years ago (probably still behind the curve, honestly) so I’m not going to write that. What I will write about, however, is incorporating social media as a source of content into your company’s blog. After you create an account, you can log into all your social media accounts to get easy access to social media content.

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. Recently, Maddie Grant at Social Fish presented on the topic of engagement in online communities. Here are some examples she gave for turning traditional approaches to social media strategy on its head. 2) Social Learning. Social Learning.

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity.

Managing the Risks of Social Media in the Workplace

Interactive Services

Social media is a powerful tool that can have a profound impact on how people see your business. After that, it’s simply a matter of creating a well-defined, proactive strategy that helps you manage employee social media usage effectively.

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. Ok, we know you don’t know everything there is to know and being on some form of social media can help you build a knowledge base that can take you places you’ve never imagined.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Here’s a quick guide through the top six social networks, and how you can use them as part of your online course. elearning social learning

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Thanks to social media there are ways you can continue to develop your skills for free! Follow them on LinkedIn and when these organizations post information, it will appear in your LinkedIn news feed. The post Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2) appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Liz Sheffield is a freelance writer with a background in training and development.

Keeping the Learning Going

B Online Learning

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8 Game-Changing Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business

ProProfs

Are you still not convinced about the power of social media and the benefits it offers for your business? But when you begin your activity on social media, knowing where to begin is easier said than done. So, consider these game-changing social media tips that will help you grow your business: 1. That’s where social media comes in. When followers glance at your social profiles, it enables them to understand what you’re all about.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. In order to provide a thorough campaign platform, I’ve opted into solely discussing innovative approaches parties are taking in the realm of social media. Granted the external drive for knowing this date may exceed that of the social media efforts utilized to inform of when people should show up.

How to Get Ahead in the eLearning Industry

B Online Learning

Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News Facilitating eLearning Informal Learning Social Media elearning eLearning content instructional design Master elearning Course online learning social learning I recently received an email from a past Master eLearning Course (MEC) student wondering what else she could do to keep her new eLearning skills fresh and up to date.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). This post will focus on the middle part of the 70:20:10 model, social learning, and especially on the relationship between social learning and social media. Social learning means people. Social media also means people.

Practice and Sharing: The Keys to Success

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Social-Media-Coaches.com – supporting the use of social media in the workplace

Jane Hart

I recently set up Social.Media.Coaches – as a sister site of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) website – to address the growing demand for support in the use of social media in the workplace – whether it be for learning, working or marketing. We offer: a growing list of social media programmes (which can be taken with or without support from us) in conjunction with C4LPT.

Road Trip USA – Vegas & Richmond

B Online Learning

Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Learning Management System Mobile Learning Social Media certified training elearning lms yukon Some of the B Online Learning team have spent the last few weeks in the USA. We like to travel every few years to keep up to date with industry happenings and more importantly to see what’s on the horizon.

Social Media Marketing: Putting The Pieces Together

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Somewhere along the line I'd convinced myself that I was a social networking whiz. Last week I attended Mary Gillen's two-day, online Social Media Marketing class. I've come to realize that if I thought I knew a lot about social networking for business before Mary's class, it must be incredibly daunting to someone who knows, right off the bat, that they're not up to speed. by AJ George.

How to Use Social Media for E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Social media is a good space for conducting and promoting e-learning. Here are three ideas how you can use social media to reach your e-learning goals. Social Media as an E-Learning Platform. Since social media unites groups of people that have similar interests it is very useful for sharing e-learning ideas as well.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development. Why are learning and development folks slow to embrace social media into their learning and training? Social media is more than just a buzzword.

(Webinar) Getting Started With Social: Why Learning and Development Struggles With Social Media, and How to Fix It

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance is excited to present “Getting Started With Social,” a webinar geared towards Learning and Development folks just getting started with social media themselves, or trying to get a team of newbies to embrace social media for learning development. Why are learning and development folks slow to embrace social media into their learning and training? Social media is more than just a buzzword.

Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

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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. What is Social Media? Wikipedia has a good detailed definition of social media. The social media technology just facilitates the connection.

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. I have this routine where I read my elearning news feeds on a tablet (usually at night). What do you use to manage the content from your social media stream?

This Week on #TalkTech: Social Media and Learning, iPads in the Mobile Workflow, and Social Shapes the Summer Olympics

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How do you integrate social media into learning when you are starting from scratch? While interest is high for integrating social media into workplace learning , it can be hard to start from scratch. 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch. BLP News

Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The ATD and i4cp study Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond reported in early 2015 that social learning was in use by fewer than three in 10 organizations. However, another 46 percent of surveyed talent development professionals said they were considering social learning for future use or had it in development, suggesting significant anticipated growth. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.

EduMe Updates Content Look and Creation Process to Mirror Successful Social Media UI

Edume

Stories have taken social media by such storm that have experienced 15x faster growth than information consumed on newsfeeds. Source: ‘Beyond The News Feed’ , Block Party. Blog Product news News Why EduMeAt EduMe, the wheels are constantly in motion.

This Week on #TalkTech: Social Media and Learning, iPads in the Mobile Workflow, and Social Shapes the Summer Olympics

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How do you integrate social media into learning when you are starting from scratch? While interest is high for integrating social media into workplace learning , it can be hard to start from scratch. 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch. Social Learning

How to Become an Industry Pro

B Online Learning

Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News Informal Learning Social Media community elearning instructonaldesign l&d pd personallearningnetwork pln shareyourwork storyline studio tomkuhlmann In this video, Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Articulate Community talks about how to become an industry pro. The presentation was the closing keynote at iDESIGNX in Sydney 2014. With the internet it seems anyone’s a pro. Why not you?

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). This post will focus on the middle part of the 70:20:10 model, social learning, and especially on the relationship between social learning and social media. Social learning means people. Social media also means people.

5 Social Media Response Tactics That Every Training Company Should Be Using

Accessplanit

News happens in a flash, and thanks to social media, it travels even faster. So when an issue arises in social media, whether it’s a breaking news story or a customer complaint, you need to be agile enough to respond in real time. This post originally appeared on Hubspot.com. Sales & Marketing Tips

This Week on #TalkTech: iOS 6 and Mobile Learning, Rapid Website Creation, Personal Learning on Social Media

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Topic 3: Why is it important to make time for personal learning on social media? Would you find time to carve 15 minutes out of your day to learn on social media if you thought it would have real value? With ever-expanding work weeks and deadlines, establishing good habits on social media can be hard. Social Learning talktech

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

FDA and Social Media. Maybe a Model for Others

Kapp Notes

The next frontier, it appears, is social media. The FDA back in November 2009 had a meeting to gather input about the use of Social Media to represent products and inform the public. Folks like Wayne Gattinella, President and CEO of WebMD and Michele Sharp the Senior Director of US Regulatory Affairs of Eli Lilly and John Mack, the publisher of Pharma Marketing News and Cliff Thumma Sr.

Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

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How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program

Everwise

The same study found that 50% of employees already post messages, pictures or videos about their work life on social media and more than one-third speak positively about their jobs on social media. Work and social media are inextricably linked for most employees in today’s day and age. But which businesses have had success at activating their employees on social media at scale–and produced results?

Social Media Video: Why You Should Use It, Plus 3 Tips for Success

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. In it, the author noted, “videos on Facebook are engaging and make visitors more likely to stop, watch, and maybe even unmute when they spot them in the News Feed. The Social Media Video Experimental Campaign.