News from the Social Learning Centre

Jane Hart

Here’s the latest news from the Social Learning Centre – what’s been happening in January and what’s coming up in February? How to use Twitter for social learning is particularly popular. First of all, the Introduction to social learning in the workplace programme begins on 20 February. And just a reminder, that both members and non-members can keep up to date with general news about the Social Learning Centre by subscribing to the RSS feed.

How to Earn Social Proof for Your Online Course

LearnDash

What is social proof, and why do you need it for your marketing? In marketing terms, these kinds of remarks are called “social proof.” Here are five different kinds of social proof, and how you can earn it from your learners. Social Sharing.

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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

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

How social learning improves employee engagement

Wizcabin

In our last post, I talked about the benefits attached to adopting the social learning approach in corporate learning and development. First, I mentioned that social learning helps to improve collaboration between employees. 2- Set up new social learning workshops.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

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. Now we can say that social learning online is possible, and is helping to bring more training and development options to organizations and associations anywhere on any device. Social Learning in an LMS.

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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.

Breaking Down the Learning Game Helping You Identify Fake News

eLearning Brothers

In a time when ‘fake news’ is prevalent across the internet, especially on social media platforms, it can be challenging to identify what is factual or fabricated.

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5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. So video has truly given news outlets a new medium to communicate important information in a creative and engaging way. Breaking news: There’s a video epidemic.

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Leadership lessons from breaking news

CLO Magazine

One group presenting at a recent virtual conference was so excited to promote social media as a learning tool … until they were confronted by many participants who were upset with the role of Twitter, Facebook and other platforms disseminating what they feel is false information.

Practice and Sharing: The Keys to Success

B Online Learning

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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. elearning social learnin

Keeping the Connection Through Social Distancing

Reflection Software

The news is transforming our expectations daily, if not hourly. COVID-19 is shifting the way all of us operate. Company Culture

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Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

Earlier, the social capabilities of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) were not so useful, because no one knew how to deploy and support them. It was assumed that trainers would access social spaces at regular intervals and interact with the learners, keeping e-courses updated all the time. Today, LMS vendors are shifting towards social media platforms to leverage the benefits of social learning for the modern workforce. LMS Modern LMS Social Learning

How to Encourage Social Learning within Your Organization

Origin Learning

The impact of social media on our lives has been terrific. Be it socio-political conflicts in countries, online campaigns to create awareness about a disease outbreak, raising funds for calamity struck people or learning to do every day stuff- the social media is now playing a crucial role in our lives. If you try to look at the essence of it, you’ll realize that social media is in fact one of the best forms of social learning.

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.

5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

3Play Media

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. So video has truly given news outlets a new medium to communicate important information in a creative and engaging way. Breaking news: There’s a video epidemic. The rise of social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and SnapChat, has proven the success of video content. More breaking news: video platforms are turning the sound off on videos. News has got you covered.

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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.

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. Social Media.

Best Ways to Use Social Networks in eLearning

JoomlaLMS

Social media is playing an ever-increasingly important role in all of our lives. Each day, hundreds of thousands of us use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and a whole host of other social networks. We use them to stay in touch with friends and colleagues, organize events, catch up with the news, follow our favourite brands and discover new things.

Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

B Online Learning

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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.

Social play can be Social Learning

Ideaon

I have been asked a half-dozen times about my thoughts on Social Learning within corporations. At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. When I ask about social learning in the work place, I normally get blank stares from potential clients, “Do you mean I should allow my employees play on Facebook at work?” This makes me wonder whether everyone is classifying social learning as social playing.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

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.

(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? The reality is, folks are accessing social networks outside of work all the time.

(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? The reality is, folks are accessing social networks outside of work all the time.

Social learning transforms workplaces

Janison

NEWS Social learning transforms workplaces November 19, 2019 Janison Education Group (ASX:JAN) (formerly HJB Corporation Limited) re-commences trading today on the ASX following a successful $10 million capital raising underwritten by Bell Potter Securities to fund global growth initiatives. The post Social learning transforms workplaces appeared first on Janison. News Show All

Social learning transforms workplaces

Janison

NEWS Social learning transforms workplaces November 19, 2019 Janison Education Group (ASX:JAN) (formerly HJB Corporation Limited) re-commences trading today on the ASX following a successful $10 million capital raising underwritten by Bell Potter Securities to fund global growth initiatives. The post Social learning transforms workplaces appeared first on Janison. News Show All

Boost Social Learning in 11 Easy Ways

AbaraLMS

Social learning is a cognitive process that lets people discuss learning objectives and enables them to share their perspectives. Social learning helps employees connect better with each other, which, in a way, repairs broken links of complete communication of vision and values within the organization. A Learning Management System plays a vital role in engaging your employees and boosts social learning with improved interaction. Social Media Integrations.

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?

Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.” Fox news says “So.cl The layout resembles an amalgamation of existing social networks, taking cues from Google+, Facebook, Twitter and more”.

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. In the right hands, social media provides numerous opportunities to promote your company’s culture and ethics, develop customer relationships, and build a positive reputation in your industry.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

Informal, social learning builds a strong corporate culture. If you fall in this majority, consider the power of social learning to help turn your boat in the right direction. Social learning has a technical definition for trainers and educators, but in this article, it refers to any learning people do informally and cooperatively. Humans are natural social learners, and your employees are learning from each other right now.

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. You don’t need social media to run an effective online course.

Unity Launches Social Impact Division to Fund Non-Profits

Learning Solutions Magazine

Unity Launches Social Impact Division to Fund Non-Profits. news-editor. Thu, 10/15/2020 - 00:58

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Social Networking Trends: ABC News

Mark Oehlert

Social Networking Trends. ABC News interviews rep from Pew Internet Project