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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. Six years have passed since I joined Twitter in 2008, when twitter was in its infancy, and I was clueless about its use. 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. PLN social media Twitter

Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?

ID Reflections

Before I move on let me briefly explain how Jive --whichpowers our social platform--works. Jive offers users the ability to customizetheir two activity streams--one stream reflects everything the user is Following on the platform and thisincludes people, places and content. As is wont to happen withactivity streams, content quickly moves below the fold and runs the risk ofgetting overlooked.

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My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. Flipboard is a mobile app that creates a magazine like interface on several streams. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media. Schedules, your own Agenda, info, twitter, locations.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? This weekend there was a twitter conversation. Now, this tweet was asking specifically about the speakers being on twitter and no, you do not have to be on twitter (or any other platform) to function at your job. I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. Join twitter (or make better use of it). Social media is perfect for networking.

Social Media Strategy thoughts

Clark Quinn

What is a social media strategy for outreach? Here is some thoughts about how that maps out in two areas: Facebook, and Twitter. I’m mentioning these as two of the most viable and visible tools for social media engagement. Twitter. Having a twitter account is a necessary start, maybe several. So, for example, you might stream out an interesting bit of the day. Twitter/Facebook Integration. social strategy

Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

Chances are, someone has told you how you should or should not be using Twitter recently. Did you know that Twitter chats are a fantastic way to share informal knowledge and spark conversation within your field or even inside your organization? For the past month, Bottom-Line Performance has been hosting Thursday Tech Talk , a weekly chat on Twitter. The stream for #T3 was always cluttered with spam and errant conversations we did not want to view.

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. Twitter. elearning social learning

I Don’t Care What You Had For Lunch: Finding Professional Value in Twitter

Dashe & Thomson

Here at Dashe & Thomson, we made a New Year’s resolution for 2011 to dig a little deeper into social media and explore how to use it for social and informal learning, increasing website traffic, and building networks. Of course, Twitter was on the list of tools we were nudged to start using on a regular basis. In my mind, at the time, I considered Twitter to be for celebrities to keep fans up to date with their most recent apologies (who cares?)

Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

TechSmith Camtasia

You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? Q) What’s your favorite social media disaster of the year? My favorite social media disaster this year so far is definitely the Applebee’s snafu. They’re not on Twitter (yet!) Stay social!

10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. There was some discussion about social learning, so I tweeted a few thoughts myself. Social learning is not what you make people do (as in training) – but something that happens naturally and spontaneously every day – at work as well as at home. Social learning is the lifeblood of all businesses. Social learning

The Science of Social Media Marketing: What do people share?

ID Reflections

I don't usually upload videos directly, but this one from O'reillyMedia on the The Science of Social Media Marketing is a must watch for all interested in using Social Media to reach out, influence, spread ideas, create memes. A related article you may like to read: Rethinking Online Course Marketing: Build a Tribe in Six Steps Do see the webcast below.The Science of Social Media Marketing. meme social media marketing Web 2.0

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

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter 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. How do you start using Twitter when no one follows you? 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch. Social Learnin

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible. I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Twitter.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. Raise your hand if you have had to deal with social media issues in the workplace! What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING ! Widespread Social Media Use. Twitter. Social media applications are all around us. population has a social media profile of some type.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter 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. How do you start using Twitter when no one follows you? 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch.

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. Here’s the deal: your social media connections deliver a lot of good content, but there’s just so much of it…and it doesn’t stop.

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.

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.

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! Being a Learning Rebel means using social tools such as the, allusive and widely misunderstood, hashtag to take your learning design one step further toward engagement and interactivity. Hashtags are only good for twitter.

Facebook’s New Streaming Service: What You Need to Know

OpenSesame

There has been a lot of buzz within and outside of the tech community about live streaming. From Snapchat’s debut in 2011 to Twitter’s ugly war with Meerkat and its later acquisition of the streaming service, Periscope , Facebook is now tentatively entering the live streaming market. In early August, Facebook announced its release of a live streaming feature, Live , similar to Twitter’s Periscope and Snapchat’s Snapchat Live and Snapchat Story.

#BIN2012 edition of #TalkTech: Mars Curiosity and Twitter, Gamers as Citizen Scientists and Learnist

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Learn more about participating in a Twitter chat here. This week, we’ll be chatting live from the 2012 Blog Indiana conference , a coming together of social media enthusiasts, bloggers, geeks, and strategists. We have some awesome topics to discuss, two of them focusing on social media and the role social media plays in both brand messaging and learning. Social Learning

#BIN2012 edition of #TalkTech: Mars Curiosity and Twitter, Gamers as Citizen Scientists and Learnist

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Learn more about participating in a Twitter chat here. This week, we’ll be chatting live from the 2012 Blog Indiana conference , a coming together of social media enthusiasts, bloggers, geeks, and strategists. We have some awesome topics to discuss, two of them focusing on social media and the role social media plays in both brand messaging and learning. Social Learning

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? Twitter. This limit makes using Twitter for general eLearning problematic.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? Twitter. This limit makes using Twitter for general eLearning problematic.

HangChat: Google Hangout on Air During a Twitter Chat

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Twitter chats have become very popular. Besides the large number of tweets streaming by, you end up with spammers spamming the hashtag and other unnecessary noise. lrnchat social media twitter twitterchat But popularity comes at a price. In the early days, with fewer participants it was easier to engage in quick multi-tweet conversations to dig deeper, or gain clarity, around someone''s point being made. In my experience lately the.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. 10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2011. With more than 550 million people on Facebook, 65 million tweets posted on Twitter each day, and 2 billion video views each day on YouTube, social media has become an integral part of our connected lives.

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Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. In reality, this social LMS feature set was all sales sizzle.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. The Business Insider has a good article titled The Real History of Twitter. Here''s another good article from SocialNomics titled The History of Twitter. Twitter launched in 2006. Twitter became a big deal.

Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education

Nick Leffler

About two months ago I wrote about increasing social awareness in higher education , specifically the MSIDT program that I graduated from. Developing the social awareness of the program has gone well, although nothing like I had planned. I began going in a few different directions; writing articles for various websites/magazines, writing blog posts for the MSIDT website, and reviving or creating social media accounts to share and converse with the community.

Learning Lab Part 1 Wrap-up: 5 Social Learning Lessons

Bottom-Line Performance

Part of social learning is that the “teacher” learns too. Social learning platforms enable facilitators to respond to the needs of learners in a more immediate, direct fashion. Social media allowed us to respond in real time. The learning aids were sent out via Twitter so that game participants could view them. “Social” Integration Must be Seamless. Merge Gamification With Social Platforms. Well, that was fun.

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What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Thanks in large part to the advent of social media, we as humans are accessible from anywhere in the world. The purpose of effective social learning is to close this gap.

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? an image, friends can connect and see comments – sort of like a Twitter and the end user can tweet within the LMS&#.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

If you were savvy enough even if you weren’t there, and in a lnad far, far away – you linked to the app to keep up with what was happening, while following through the twitter backchannel, just like Michelle Baker did – read her story here, it’s very interesting indeed: [link]. You can also find Tom on twitter @TomSpiglanin. The conference stream, viewable on the app or on a large screen monitor in the Hub, was incredibly active.

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.

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. I did a few and I had a slide like that at the end, encouraging people to join Twitter for example in order to learn what customers were saying about their Brand or documentation or eLearning courses. Social Media gives Brands Permission Marketing. The Social Web is one huge focus group.

Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually

Learning Rebels

open up a dedicated stream on hootesuite or tweetdeck just for them and then open one for #ATD201 6 and you will get all sorts of great information. Not on twittter, well okay then – go to the Learning Rebels Facebook page , like us and keep an eye on the stream. Following conference hashtags via Twitter ( #ATD2016 ) is a simple way to see what’s happening. Twitter limits you to 140 characters. Anticipation! ATD ICE 2016 Conference! In 4 days!