7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. 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.
How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning
JULY 16, 2013
Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Social Media Chats Jumpstart the Conversation.
What drives Social Media Learning?
MARCH 17, 2016
Can a formal, regulated, and structured framework be given to social learning ? It is the “intimacy” and “immediacy” aspects of social media that is prodding small, medium, and big enterprises to evaluate the option of implementing social learning solutions.
Thinking About Social Media
MARCH 5, 2012
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?
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. Secret 4: Socialize the Learning with Others. Social learning can increase engagement, stimulate discussion, and establish credibility in. Seven Simple Secrets to.
Social Media Policy?
JULY 1, 2015
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. socialIt’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 May Distract Employees, but Should We Care?
MARCH 30, 2017
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.
Social Media Management Tools: Your Seven Absolute Must-Haves
JANUARY 13, 2016
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Using Social Media to Drive Social Learning
ATD Learning Technologies
JANUARY 14, 2016
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. Here’s a look at the full results: Make access to social learning easy and fast; 68%.
Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Social Media Management Tools Photo Finish
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
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Learning with e's
MARCH 1, 2016
By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.
Social learning is not the same as social media
Clive on Learning
JULY 21, 2011
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. social media
Questioning social media
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 2, 2011
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!)." social networking social media
The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
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. Social learning
Social Media vs. Social Learning
JANUARY 30, 2011
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.
Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
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.
The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning
AUGUST 23, 2016
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.
3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media
MAY 2, 2016
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?
Input Social Media Into Your L&D
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Social Media integration can be a real game-changer when it comes to staying ahead with your learning & development efforts. The flexibility and unique learning opportunities offered through social channels can be surprisingly effective.
Smarter Uses for Social Media
JUNE 6, 2013
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. 2) Social Learning. Social Learning.
Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
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?
Social Learning Online: It’s Possible
OCTOBER 26, 2016
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.
Growing Use of Social Media in Education
NOVEMBER 10, 2013
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. online learning social learning
Countering Social Media Fatigue (SoMeFat)
JANUARY 4, 2011
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).
The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning
AUGUST 30, 2016
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.
Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…
MARCH 10, 2016
In the context of learning, it’s apt to mention that the world is moving from exclusivity to inclusivity and it would do better to know and understand the new language in the making – social media learning or social learning (as per the ongoing debate by experts).
MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success
AUGUST 13, 2010
Called Social Media and Student Success:Leveraging Social Learning Tools. Extend student learning beyond the traditional classroom by leveraging the creative power of social media tools to foster student success, learning, and engagement.
Social Media 2014 Statistics (interactive infographic)
JUNE 7, 2014
Social learning Another interactive infographic – this one form Digital Insights – that lets you tweet the statistics. Isn’t loading? Try this.
Social media for trainers – a review
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
As I have been travelling east and west across the UK this week, I’ve been taking a look at Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers on my Kindle. This is not a book that spends a lot of time developing a theory of social learning; this is highly practical stuff, and the better for it.
How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks
AUGUST 30, 2016
Understanding how animated GIFs behave differently on each social media network can take some trial and error for social media marketers. NOTE: currently, Screencast.com direct media URLs ending in.gif do not work on Facebook.
Social Screening: How Companies Are Using Social Media To Hire & Fire Employees
AUGUST 3, 2011
Ever wonder how companies are using your social media profile to screen their employees? Read on to learn just how companies are finding out everything they need to know about you through social media, and how you can ensure that you never get hired.
MARCH 30, 2016
I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. There are number of reasons to be interested in social learning: it’s more natural : our learning mechanisms were social before they were formal. So what is good social learning? social strategy
Brain science meets social media
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 5, 2012
I'm working a lot with sociale media and communities of practice. I'm very happy to work with Ria van Dinteren to prepare a session on Brein meets social media on the 16th of February in the Netherlands. online facilitation social media brain learning elearning
Social media extremism
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
For example, some of them have been blogging and tweeting about the role of social media in driving the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. Good centuries-old social networking. Put it this way: learning would still happen in the workplace if social media did not exist.
12 Characteristics of Social Learning
MARCH 7, 2016
Social learning is being used in organizations of all sizes as it has shown to be quite successful for training and development purposes. Today it has never been easier to incorporate a social learning component into both virtual and live training events. social learning
Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)
AUGUST 18, 2015
Thanks to social media we have some great suggestions for how you can continue to develop your skills for free! Let us know how you use Twitter, and if you’re new to this social media platform – ask your questions in the comments section.