Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well. Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. These social media elements can also be integrated in the elearning courses or applications developed using Flash technologies.

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter. Thanks to social media we have some great suggestions for how you can continue to develop your skills for free! The first platform we’re going to explore is Twitter. The discussions and resources on Twitter provide the eLearning community with information, connections, and inspiration. The eLearning community on Twitter is an active one. Curious what we’ve been learning on Twitter?


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The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict. Seriously, it was nothing to participate on some level in no less than three twitter chats a week. However, there is something happening with the state of twitter chats that is making me less engaged than in years past, and has put me in a bit of a conundrum. In this two-part post, I am going to tackle the biggest issues I feel are affecting twitter chats today. Twitter chats used to make me think.

7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Online Courses


How to understand your platforms and audience for social media marketing. But social media is an excellent way to attract an audience, and to keep those who follow you reminded of everything you offer. Twitter is for short, high-volume content.

Twitter desperately needs a revamp!


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Using Twitter For Social Learning


While there are many tools available today that are conducive to social learning, usually the first ones that come to people’s minds are Facebook and Twitter given their mainstream influence in social media. But can Twitter really be used for social learning? There are a variety of ways that Twitter can be used in an educational setting. If you field questions via Twitter, you can determine what subject areas may need more attention within the classroom.

Unearthing Diamonds in Twitter

Dashe & Thomson

First, I have to confess that I am not a Twitter pro. It was only about six months ago that I set up a “business” Twitter account, and I have only a few tweets and followers to my name. My monthly Twitter stats are embarrasing, at best. I’ve had several conversations with colleagues about Twitter that end in “I just don’t get it.” Partly because I haven’t given up (I skim my Twitter feed almost daily).

How To Use Social Media For Successful Learning And Development

Dan Keckan

The modern workforce in any organization today mostly consists of individuals who have been using social media for at least a decade or so, and as a result, their daily habits, communication style, as well as interests have been affected by it.

My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

Soon after, I finally got around to reading 3 Examples of Stellar Social Media Customer Service. Kudos to Pottery Barn’s social media team, but shame on the brand overall. I looked up ANZ Bank on Twitter, but I couldn’t find it. So I googled “ANZ Twitter&# and stumbled upon Did ANZ open a new branch and forget to staff it? The article states: Last year ANZ established a dedicated Twitter account called @ANZ_Responds to communicate with customers.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-19

Jane Hart

My Twitter Digest for 2011-05-18 [link] #. I'm running a session on social media for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. What tips do you have for using Twitter for prof dev? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ elliotrosenberg @bizlibrary #. balawd #. RT @ JaneBozarth : Note: If no one else is talking, it's not a 'community' <Too true #.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

So what’s your social media policy? Twitter, of course, is where I follow folks of interest professionally, personally, or even politically. 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. And I use IFTTT to send blog announcements to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. This is my social media learning strategy.

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Earlier this week, I attended a Twitter Camp billed Twitter is not for dummies. I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1. Twitter is used by many as a loudspeaker to vent their displeasure at bad service. Suddenly Twitter comes into its own as an alternative communications medium.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

How can ebooks, the iPad, and social media shape the future of learning? What should I be doing on Twitter? The early adopters of social media can be intimidating: they have thousands of followers and subscribers and seem to be posting constantly. Here are 5 practical tips for the professional just looking to get started on Twitter. It’s your elevator pitch in the world of social media. Filter the noise: Twitter becomes useful when you start filtering!

5 Tips for Crafting an Effective Employee Social Media Policy


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. Organizational accounts: Decide who can post on company social media accounts.

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.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

Social media in the 1990s [link] <love this #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Big thanks to all those who responded to my tweet for input into my # balawd session; it went very well #. A new report by @ quinnovator for the ELearning Guild: Mobile Learning: Landscape and Trends [link] #.

Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

Infopro Learning

For this blog, I will focus on the use of social media as a strategy to facilitate and manage change for business transformation—to stay competitive and survive in increasingly harder business climates. Use of Social Media. The points listed below facilitate better and faster Change Management strategies through social media: Involve and Engage Employees. Social media facilitates free flow of information in multiple directions.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-18

Jane Hart

30 ways to use social media to work and learn smarter, begins 30 May [link] Over 30 participants signed up already #. RT @ TweetSmarter : Twitter just registered its 300 millionth account yesterday! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Teaching methods: An alternative vote | The Economist [link] #. There are now over 200 members in Share&Learn. Come and join us [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ?

Twitter in the classroom


It’s inevitable that any medium designed for ease of communication and networking will be applied to a learning context however many educators are still trying to come to grips with Twitter, and in particular its use in the classroom. For a comprehensive list of resources on Twitter in the classroom and workplace, check out Dr. Tony Karrer’s list here – and also Edudemic’s 100 Ways to use Twitter in Education. Twitter poll.

LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Social media is a big part of our lives, and it is the future of learning and development. The Internet and social media allow people to blog, tweet, collaborate, post video and content, discuss, and even rate experiences. Depending on your vendor, new media features may be part of your LMS. Some organizations may even make the learning open source, that is, part of Facebook or Twitter.

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. I stumbled across twitter quite by accident or should I say serendipity.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-31

Jane Hart

“Social media has fundamentally changed our culture’s behavior in the way we communicate and interact&# NASA [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. “For innovative teams, traditional professional development has become an anachronism&# Education or Experimentation? link] #.

Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

Today it is hard to imagine your life without being connected to the social media world. While connecting to the world of learning, the impact of social media on education can’t be ignored. The world seems to be smaller because of the use of technology such as social media. For a better understanding of technologies in people’s engagement through social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and many more), you need to expend your views on this track.

2 Stupidly Simple Ways to Use Twitter For Training


We hear it all the time in our industry: social media is the next big thing for collaborative learning. As of today, I have yet to see one mainstream social media tool, or any tool for that matter , provide a really viable option for social learning. I think in theory we all know that social media lends itself well to learning, but as of now it isn’t adopted mainstream (and I don’t see that changing anytime soon). There are certainly more ways to use twitter.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-09

Jane Hart

42 Fresh Facts About Twitter & Facebook… | Bit Rebels [link] via @ bitrebels #. Social Media Interaction Pattern Library – how people interact with social media [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterFive Best Apps to Send Group Text Messages on the Cheap [link] #. Challenging the status quo from @ hjarche [link] #. The story of myThoughtWorks – A social intranet: [link] #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-24

Jane Hart

100 people already signed up for “30 ways to use social media to work & learn smarter&# starts 30 May [link] # lrnchat #astd2011 #. RT @ LnDDave : NEW POST: The Mixed Messages of Social Media [link] # ASTD2011 #lrnchat # ispi #edchat # training <Well said Dave! #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-05

Jane Hart

Clinical learning in the open; the strengths of social media by @ amcunningham [link] # realwplearn #. Focusing on the social minus the media, fm the NYT [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ realwplearn : Blog post: THIS is What Social Learning Looks Like [link] # realwplearn #. New College of the Humanities (NCH), a new private British university is to open September 2012 , fm BBC News [link] #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

Social media in the 1990s [link] <love this #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Big thanks to all those who responded to my tweet for input into my # balawd session; it went very well #. A new report by @ quinnovator for the ELearning Guild: Mobile Learning: Landscape and Trends [link] #.

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.

Social Media: Reinforce Your Brand

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Matt Sullivan    How do you determine if someone is a consumer of social media? Would you know a social media consumer if you saw one? if you're reading this, you are a consumer of social media. Social platforms like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook let you move content toward those who need it.  So if you have a message, how can you make social media work for you? Create a Social Media Indentity. Social Media

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals. They don’t just use it for the sake of it; they utilize its true potential to make our lives better in some way and for them social media turned out to be a genie in a bottle. Twitter.

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. For every sales pitch you hear about social learning, for every shiny social network logo you see out there on the web, you should be looking for real use cases and story of social media being used in a real world setting… with tangible benefit to an organization. It’s a 30 minute chat we hold once a week on Twitter.

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?)

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-12

Jane Hart

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer [link] – includes my age model of formal social learning design #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. A new kind of computer: Chromebook [link] #. The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators – No Need to be Friends At All! link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. Becoming an eTeacher [link] #. RT @ thoughtfarmer : Social intranets: Not just for knowledge workers [link] #.

Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning

Upside Learning

There’s been quite a bit written about how Twitter can be used for learning. I personally believe that Twitter is a great tool to get access to knowledge and information—provided you follow the right people. Now learning professionals have voted Twitter the #1 learning tool. While the survey is not yet over, Twitter seems well set to consolidate its top position as the #1 tool, given the lead it enjoys with 66.5%

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-13

Jane Hart

Speaking up in class, silently, via social media [link] #. RT @ charlesjennings "effective social media security strategy starts w/ user education" [link] <clear,comprehensive,continuous #. I'm running my "30 ways to use social media to work and learn smarter" programme weekdays online 30 May-8 July [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-16

Jane Hart

RT @ mhawksey : Just found John McLear's (@johnmclear) Twitter CV / Resume at [link] < very clever <<Yes! #. 30 ways to use social media to work and learn smarter – free, online at Share&Learn [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.@craigtaylor74 craigtaylor74 This one's for you! link] #. The Perfect Storm for Classroom Technology Could Arrive in 2012 [link] #.