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. In this two-part post, I am going to tackle the biggest issues I feel are affecting twitter chats today.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with e's

Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me. An article on the BBC News site also shows why it pays to complain on Twitter.

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Trending Sources

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. It’s something that can also work for live courses in a hybrid learning scenario: Purdue University, for example, has been experimenting with an app that allows students to “backchannel” during class through Facebook and Twitter.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! A philomath is a lover of learning.

Unearthing Diamonds in Twitter

Social Learning

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.

Why You Should be Using Twitter as a Learning Tool

OpenSesame

Twitter is starting to be utilized in classrooms and virtual-learning situations to supplement and encourage a shared learning experience. Twitter is a 140-character microblogging site. But Twitter isn’t just a casual experience shared among friends. Here are five ways Twitter can be an effective learning tool in your classroom: 1. Motivate students to follow the news. Twitter is an excellent way to get students involved in a larger conversation.

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7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. If you are looking for a simple way to start getting involved on Twitter, participating in a scheduled chat is an easy way to do it. So what are the best twitter chats for learning?

7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. If you are looking for a simple way to start getting involved on Twitter, participating in a scheduled chat is an easy way to do it. So what are the best twitter chats for learning?

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Social Learning

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

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. Suddenly Twitter comes into its own as an alternative communications medium.

Join us! Snagit contest on Twitter: #TuesdayswithSnagit

Visual Lounge

Check the Twitter widget below…. TuesdayswithSnagit combines weekly themes, quick thinking, deadlines, and color commentary into a social contest on Twitter. To get up and running, you will need a Twitter account and a copy of Snagit.

Jing Me, Tweet Me! Jing Direct to Twitter Coming Soon!

Visual Lounge

Especially when you only have 140 characters on Twitter. Soon, you'll be able to easily add visuals and screencasts to Twitter with the click of a button in Jing! Set up a new Share button in Jing for Twitter. Share your capture by selecting the 'Twitter' button.

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Good News: Spending on Training Increasing

Mindflash

Obviously, this is great news for learning and development (L&D) professionals. You can follow him on Twitter or on Google+. In a recent Bersin by Deloitte study , spending on learning and development rose by 12% in 2012.

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50 HR and Corporate Training Must-Follow Twitter Accounts

OpenSesame

If you are looking to expand your network, Twitter is a great place to start. For this week''s Productivity Wednesday, we''ve compiled a list of the top 50 Human Resources Twitter influences so that you can keep up to date on the latest news and trends within the field of HR.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Hi Ed, could you please provide me with a link to his Twitter account?

A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

Over the weekend the number of followers on my Twitter account, @C4LPT, passed 10,000 – so a big thank you to all of you who follow this account!

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Twitter.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Twitter.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

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. Join twitter (or make better use of it).

Twitter Tributes to Jay Cross

Jane Hart

News of Jay’s death has quickly spread round the Twittersphere – and there have been some wonderful tributes to him. I’ve tried to capture them in this Storify. If yours is missing, let me know and I will add it in. View the story “Tributes to Jay Cross” on Storify]. Social learning

Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Twitter’s all the rage. I’ll have to admit, I have mixed feelings about Twitter (and much of the other social media). For example, the Articulate twitter page is a good resource for Articulate users since it provides news, tutorials, and links to helpful tips and tricks.

Making connections

Learning with e's

News of world events on Twitter and other large social media platforms have often stolen the march of the mainstream media, reaching hundreds of millions of people several hours ahead of any major media breaking news announcements.

How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education

Learnkit

Applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube have changed the way we communicate our ideas. News benefits of elearning elearning technology adoptionWe are living in the digital age.

Saje Natural Wellness Elearning Journey

Learnkit

Follow Saje on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SajeWellness #SajeEssentials. Corporate Training NewsOne of the biggest challenges faced by high growth retail businesses is scaling in way that maintains culture.

The fame monster

Learning with e's

Can our worth be measured by the amount of Twitter followers we have or by how many +1s we receive on Google+? This number is calculated among other things, on an analysis of my recent web activity on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ over the last 90 days.

Rethinking the Article as the Basic Unit of Journalism

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The first of these, chronologically, is a liveblogged review by Adam Tinworth of a News:Rewired conference session on liveblogging. A day later, Jeff Jarvis cited a number of examples of real-time news coverage that are leading him, as he put it, to. Then Monday Jenn Webb interviewed Cheezburger’s Ben Huh about his recently announced project to revitalize news coverage.

Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?

Docebo

You can connect with Roberta on LinkedIn or Twitter @rgogos. Docebo Product & News ELELDocebo recently published a report in collaboration with Aberdeen Group entitled: The New 70:20:10: The Changing Face of Learning.

Dear Twitter: Don’t Change Your Character Count

eLearningMind

First it’s the Facebook “dislike” button; could Twitter be the next social media giant to announce a big change? In a September 29 th article, re/code reported that Twitter is developing a product that would allow users to bypass the usual 140 character limit (to mixed opinions).

Better together: New apps and features for collaborating across devices

Visual Lounge

You can chat us up on Twitter or Google+ or any number of other channels. News & Events Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Studio Mobile mobile video news news and events Release Snagit TechSmith Video The world of work and learning has changed.

mLevel to Present at Venture Atlanta 2016

mLevel

For updates, join us on LinkedIn , follow us on Twitter , and visit our blog. Events News UncategorizedConference will showcase the South’s most promising technology companies. mLevel announced today it has been selected to present at Venture Atlanta 2016, the South’s premier event for connecting technology innovation and investment capital. Venture Atlanta will be held November 2-3 at the College Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

3 Things I'm Looking Forward To In Lectora Version 11

Integrated Learnings

Twitter and RSS feeds and the like are cool, but probably still off limits in eLearning courses for the scores of companies that still lock out Dropbox. Anyway, an easy way to insert a table is great news. I'm sure there will be other pleasant news as we learn more about Lectora Version 11 (such as hopefully further movement into HTML5). You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. Lectora Social Media Twitter eLearning

Paradiso LMS – A Result Driven E-learning Software!

Paradiso

The collaboration allows the learners to undergo training via social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Wikis, etc. Corporate Paradiso News best lms ellCarrying a rich experience in the e-learning domain, we bring to you an awesome LMS from Paradiso Solutions.

#EDENChat returns

Learning with e's

Last year, as the newly elected chair of EDEN''s Network of Academics and Professionals , I launched a new Twitter chat called #EDENChat. Please join us for an hour of informal discussion on the above topics, and do share this news with anyone you think might be interested!

ATD 2016 It’s a Wrap! (PT 4): David Smith

Learning Rebels

David Smith ( @dsvirtually ) and I have known each other for awhile now – we originally met via twitter! (Ah, Ah, the power of twitter a post for another day!) Conversations carry news, create meaning, foster cooperation, and spark innovation.” – Jay Cross.