Social Media - What’s the Impact

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve been talking all month about Web 2.0 - but we haven’t talked all that much about social media. I’ll bet some of you are still unconvinced that this technology is here to stay. The facts in this video support the idea that this social media thing is a revolution in the way we communicate, not just an incremental adjustment. What do you think – is this Social Media thing a fad, or a revolution?

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. Multitasking.

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CORPORATE INSTRUCTION IS STILL DISCONNECTED FROM MILLENNIAL LEARNING STYLES – A LIST BASED ON OBSERVATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Wonderful Brain

Hyperconnectivity is baked in to millennials as is multitasking. times more likely to embrace and use new technology. This approach has elements of microlearning but it benefits the learner because it is repeated in other modalities & technologies. Learning is couched inside compelling technologies. Change Disruptive Learning ELearning Instruction Instructional Design Learning Development Management Social Media

4 Ways to Make Synchronous eLearning Dazzling

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll be back in the near future with more on our short series of social media tips. Technology. Is the technology that we’re using stable and robust enough to allow for interaction? Is the technology intuitive enough that it is a help and not a distraction to facilitators or participants? Are the facilitators comfortable using the technology? Have participants been given enough time to practice using the technology?

The Benefits of Mobile Learning

Capytech

With modern technology, there are lots of ways you can now deliver training courses to your team. In reality, many professional e-learning developers in Dubai will create mobile learning courses using responsive technology, although it is possible to design for mobile only. This reduces reluctance to learn because of fear of technology. Mobile e-learning courses support all types of media and e-learning features, so you don’t have to compromise on the content.

Captioning Trends Make a Comeback Thanks to Gen Z

3Play Media

In general, new technology doesn’t phase this group, but they also have an awareness of past technology like landline phones and non-streaming media. For this reason, they aren’t afraid to use tried-and-true technology in a modern way. Multitaskers. In this fast-paced world that we live in, it’s no surprise that Gen Zers have adapted to become great multitaskers. Generation Z: the newest generation to hit the spotlight.

In Praise of Limits and the Art of Stillness: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Yet, it’s a comfy existence multitasking folding laundry while reading curriculum designs, searching for business clip art while reading off spelling words etc… As I approach each new project that comes my way at work I want to jump in, hurry up, and beat a deadline.

In Praise of Limits, and the Art of Stillness : This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Yet, it’s a comfy existence multitasking folding laundry while reading curriculum designs, searching for business clip art while reading off spelling words etc… As I approach each new project that comes my way at work I want to jump in, hurry up, and beat a deadline.

5 Ways to Improve Medical Continuing Education Courses

EthosCE

Are you also dealing with limited resources, so you end up multitasking and spreading yourself thin? Consider multiple-choice questions, essays, rich media , interactive content, and other such elements. Bring in social media.

Captioning Trends Make a Comeback Thanks to Gen Z

3Play Media

In general, new technology doesn’t phase this group, but they also have an awareness of past technology like landline phones and non-streaming media. For this reason, they aren’t afraid to use tried-and-true technology in a modern way. Multitaskers. In this fast-paced world that we live in, it’s no surprise that Gen Zers have adapted to become great multitaskers. Generation Z: the newest generation to hit the spotlight.

Facing These Challenges with Mobile Learning? Check Out the Solutions

CommLab India

In the last few years, no other technology has evolved and advanced as much as mobile phones. Even though it’s flexible and convenient, mobile learning has numerous technological and social drawbacks that prevent it from being a fully accepted method of education. You can scroll through social media, listen to music and shop online through your mobile phone. Learning Technology mobile learning

eLearning Learning Hot List Feb 1-14

Tony Karrer

Hot List - 2/1/2009 - 2/14/2009 Posts Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers A Guide to Social Learning What Goes in the LMS? Items HP Learning Center - free online software, business, marketing and IT classes for small and medium business Pedagogy - MoodleDocs Keywords Learning Technologies Social Media Hosting Twitter iPhone Ning Adobe Sun Google TechKnowledge ASTD Notes on the list.

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Setting knowledge profiles for different generations of employees

Matrix

This demographic will use technology if it will help with reaching their goals but are not always digital enthusiasts. They use technology whenever possible, look for optimizations, and consider shortcuts valuable time-savers.

Offer a More Accessible UI & UX with Inclusive Web Design

Your Training Edge

Audio commands and screen readers allow easy multitasking and are more accessible to all kinds of people anywhere in the world. She is also passionate about social media and leveraging its power to increase a company’s reach. Accessibility is not just a useful design practice for the disabled: it is here to create a better experience for all kinds of users. A famous saying goes, “ Accessibility is solved at the design stage.”.

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Mobile Training Madness: Break Out of The Outdated Workplace Training Model

Braidio

A look at how much we are using our mobiles phones today and why your organization needs to embrace this technology to enhance your training initiatives. (a These days, everyone’s face is constantly buried in their phone, buzzing with text messages, social media notifications, alerts, work reminders, and more. Now, of course, there is some overlap in time due to multitasking, but there is no question we spend a big chunk of time on our phones. Multitasking.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

Clive as points to this in Multitasking is now every presenter’s problem. You could usually rely on a fully attentive audience face-to-face while bemoaning the ease with which multitasking occurs online. Now, they are going to be multitasking just like your online audience. Hmmm… One last thought … I recently presented to a group of professional speakers about the use of social media. eLearning Technology. Are people noticing this?

The Golden Keys to Personal Productivity

Learning Wire

While this fact may be mind-blowing, it implies that talent must keep in step with changing technologies. CEO of the largest social media platform yet conceived – Facebook – Zuckerberg is also known for having a very particular way of working. Making the best of Technologies. Modern technology was invented for a very good reason: it helps us be more efficient when completing tasks that used to take much of our time. Multitasking is not your friend.

Engaging Millennials Through mLearning

Ed App

Their social media preferences are Facebook and Twitter while information is sourced predominately from online resources. Before engaging millennials, your first needs to understand their basic characteristics: Technology-savvy generation. Millennials are more comfortable with technology than the previous generations. Being accustomed to various social media and tools, they expect the content to be engaging and interactive.

Top 4 Digital Publishing Trends You Need to Know

Kitaboo

With the integration of new technologies, though, publishing has undergone a transformation that has enabled publishers to create amazing interactive content and promote it through your website, with email marketing tools that are tailored to publishers like Moosend and MailChimp , as well as through social media networks. And while enhanced content is the real deal for your technology-loving readers, you shouldn’t neglect to give your eBook an amazing aesthetic feel.

Today’s Multigenerational Workforce

Abreon

Multitasking, "What's next?". Social media. Multitaskers. Designers must leverage emerging technology to stay relevant, especially in companies that outwardly leverage cutting-edge technology. While it is nearly impossible to meet the needs of all learners in just one training program, instructional designers should keep each generation’s preferences and habits in mind so that the media they create feels vital and relevant to anyone.

Generation Z is Here. Are You Ready?

Avilar

Gen Zers routinely multitask across five screens as they game, watch their favorite YouTubers, connect on social media, listen to music and collaborate on homework – all at the same time. Secretly Social : Though this generation is very active on social media, they shun over-sharing. Through online connections, social circles are global – creating a generation that may have more in common with peers in another country than with adults in this one.

Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Five New Influences on the Future of Learning Technologies <!–( Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs - eLearning Technology , August 24, 2009. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink?

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RECAP: Mindflash UK Partners Optimised Learning at World of Learning

Mindflash

Everybody loves gaming, the advances in technology were always going to inevitably enhance the gaming world. However this idea isn’t just about getting people to spend their money it’s about getting people extremely engaged, gaming being the top activity to do on a device that has the lowest percent of multitasking, i.e. social media scrolling, texting and everything else is always usually done in between doing other things.

Twitter Research - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 6, 2009. Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning - eLearning Technology , October 1, 2009. ePorfolios Blogs and Audience Response Systems at Back to School Night - eLearning Technology , October 7, 2009. A History of Social Media , October 8, 2009.

Video - Screencast - Webinar - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Facilitating Informal Learning With Your Social Learning System <!–( Increasing Virtual Learning And Webinar Effectiveness With Your Social Learning System <!–( The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs - eLearning Technology , August 24, 2009. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink? The following are the top items based on social signals.

The Growing Case for Microlearning

AthenaOnline

Yet, millennials have gotten a bad reputation for being lazy, entitled individuals who need instant gratification and have a short attention span, spend all day on social media, and don’t effectively contribute to growing a successful organization. With an open mind, short attention spans could be seen as a positive characteristic and may be part of the reason why many millennials are multitaskers, self-learners and resourceful.

Let’s Focus a Little Better

CLO Magazine

Then came growing up and right along with it, a wave of technology that has forever changed how people communicate and how they spend their time. I am assured that if my mind isn’t preoccupied with adulting — the stuff of paying bills, celebrating health insurance coverage and so forth — it’s darting between any number of digital disruptors: social media, email, music streaming apps, game apps, news apps, podcasts, text messages, bings, buzzes and everything in between.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

Psychological research from Christy Price, published in 2009 described how to engage millennial learners: Make your class multimedia, incorporating more variety and shorter content to allow students to multitask. Millennial students prefer a less formal learning environment that allows them to interact informally with the professor and fellow students, so incorporate opportunities for collaboration, through social media or online communities.

April 2010 Great ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

From Social Media to Social Strategy - HarvardBusiness.org , April 1, 2010. Big List of Educational Technology Journals - Workplace Learning Today , April 12, 2010. Motivated Multitasking: How the Brain Keeps Tabs on Two Tasks at Once - Scientific American , April 15, 2010. Blog – First Evidence That Quantum Processes Generate Truly Random Numbers - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , April 12, 2010.

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February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 10 Ways to Build Social Media Expertise Using Personal Web Projects - HarvardBusiness.org , February 2, 2010. Intel’s Social Media Training - HarvardBusiness.org , February 3, 2010. Blog – Physicist Discovers How to Teleport Energy - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , February 2, 2010. Does Apple Think Multitasking Is A Bug Not A Feature?

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Growing Your Business - Innovative Marketing Using Social Media. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2009. Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank - eLearning Technology , September 15, 2009. The following are the top items based on social signals. Why Studies About Multitasking Are Missing The Point , September 15, 2009.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Portrait of a Multitasking Mind - Scientific American , December 14, 2009. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. 10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2010 - ReadWriteWeb , December 11, 2009. The Psychology of Social Status - Scientific American , December 8, 2009. Content Farms: Why Media, Blogs & Google Should Be Worried - ReadWriteWeb , December 13, 2009. Informal Learning Flow is back!

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Skills / Work Literacy Having realized in 2007 that there's a very important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap , I felt the need in 2008 to find ways to help knowledge workers and organizations build skills like Leveraging Networks , Network Feedback , Finding Expertise , Using Social Media to Find Answers to Questions , Learning through Conversation and searching, scanning, etc. eLearning Technology.

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Google Wave - Twitter - eLearning Learning Best of October 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009. Personal Learning Environments - Concept not Tool - Learning Technology Learning , October 16, 2009. A History of Social Media , October 8, 2009.

Be a Triple-Threat CLO

CLO Magazine

” “Today’s educators,” she said, “must wear multiple hats — entertainer, personal coach, emergency responder, gizmo wizard and social media guru — to be judged as informed and effective.” Blanda’s gridiron performance makes a great metaphor for the kind of multitasking Sobel said is demanded of modern educators. Today''s educators must wear mutiple hats. CLOs are no different.

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Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. Technological influences, millennials and a global workforce have all left their mark on the practice, helping to create a new mindset about what mentoring is today.

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. How (and Why) to Stop Multitasking - HarvardBusiness.org , May 20, 2010. Study: Twitter Is Not a Very Social Network - ReadWriteWeb , May 11, 2010. Blog – The Fundamental Limits of Privacy For Social Networks - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , May 4, 2010. Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. RSS never blocks you or goes down: why social networks need to be decentralized - OReilly Radar , September 14, 2009. Scoring with Social Media: 6 Tips for Using Analytics - HarvardBusiness.org , September 21, 2009. The Singularity and the Fixed Point - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , September 3, 2009. Do Social Networks Shape Our Lives ?

10 Learning Strategies to Take Your Training to the Next Level

Continu

Since employees are always multitasking on jobs, what’s learned is often soon forgotten. Just like advertisers use social media like video, memes and other concepts to catch your eye so does dual learning when it comes to training and development. In other words, the computer learns about a person through their interactions digitally where a human learns new technology and skills through the computer. .

Social eLearning Design - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The Classroom as a Learning Technology. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009. Technology Adoption Continuum: Types of Adopters - Kapp Notes , October 23, 2009. The Big Question: How should presenters address multitasking? Social Learning – Highlights , October 26, 2009.