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.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?

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How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

Originally posted by Derek Brown on LinkedIn How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook). This news of Google’s innovative big idea was posted on their blog, sandwiched between posts about machine learning and trends that they’ve found in recent searches. They are still in the advertising, search, and mail sectors, competing for second place. but Twitter has much more staying power than Facebook.

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Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: In this age where PR has greatly transformed with the power of social media networking, how significant is it still for organizations to rely on external professional PR services such as yours vis-à-vis building in-house PR capability to build brand and customer relationships? Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. With Facebook Ads you decide who sees your posts and how much you spend.

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How the Q&A Model Increases E-Learning Engagement

ICDTranslation

People always search for new information and the internet is one of the easiest ways to receive an answer to your question. With time, Q&A services gained a lot of popularity and people started logging directly into such sites to get an answer they need. Answers, and social media such as Twitter or Facebook. . A community-based Q&A model – this is a form of knowledge-based community, where people search for personalized answers.

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Online Reputation Management: 9 Techniques for the Prosperity of Your Brand

Your Training Edge

This could involve things as simple as reaching out to your customers to encourage them to leave a good review, to widening your content net so that you cover more platforms, and reach more people. The opposite is to be proactive, which means you’re actively searching our negative reviews, areas for improvement, and doing your best to reach out to unhappy clients and customers. People love to see businesses that are approachable and personable.

Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

However, with such an expanding online presence, the search capabilities for these learning platforms are constantly being adjusted and improved, and there’s a knack for getting your course positioned at the top of the rankings. With estimates suggesting that workers spend around 20% of their day searching for the right content, not only is this impacting their ability to learn effectively, it’s also wasting everybody’s time. Optimize for Predictive Search.

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Why is Digital Marketing Important?

Learnloft

However, whenever people need help from a digital marketer, they search for them on google. And there are digital marketing tactics that help you rank your online presence on the most famous social media sides with the top position. Social media marketing.

The scarcity of attention rule

The Learning Circuits

But all to often I see people searching Google first, looking for answers and getting thousands of search results (informal learning) or having mind-numbing access to those thousands of online courses through enterprise libraries (formal learning), both of which are resulting in a quick-hit, good luck knowing how 'right' the answer is, learning experience. Frankly it scares me how many people take the Internet at face value.

Discover Your Organization’s Learning Ecosystems

Watershed

While many learning opportunities are obvious, others can be subtle—such as informal conversations or impromptu Google searches. How do people approach their own professional development independent of formal learning efforts? classroom, e-learning, social, or mobile)? Look for all the ways people search for and find information.

Improving Informal Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Two recent posts got my attention -- Tony Karrer's Reduce Searching Start Talking and Harold Jarche's Effective knowledge sharing. First, Allen Tough (1999), a Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto and a thought leader on informal learning, wrote that within each informal learning episode (where the primary motivation is to gain and retain certain knowledge and skills on a task), the average learner interacts with an average of 10 people.

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Options 1) Go on Linkedin and post the question about the vendor and ask for feedback, good or bad. 2) Contact the person who runs the department via Linkedin. You have a client list, so type in the company name on the People search and filter. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Options 1) Go on Linkedin and post the question about the vendor and ask for feedback, good or bad. 2) Contact the person who runs the department via Linkedin. You have a client list, so type in the company name on the People search and filter. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO

LifterLMS

Lindsay shares what she has found to be the two common solutions to getting found on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Lindsay recommends the tool AnswerThePublic that allows you to find what people search for based off of keywords to help you better position your content. And the other solution is DIY, where you bridge together courses, tools, and a lot of sweat equity to try to help get your site more visibility in the search engines.

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Focus on What Matters Most

Marcia Conner

Marcia Conner : What do people need to learn in order to change their lives so that they can get to and do what really matters? There are many people who just picked up one of the books and got it—like you. There are other people who don’t necessarily get it as quickly, or who understand the overall picture but can’t quite figure out how to get their own lives there. I think one of the first things people need to learn is what it feels like to begin to take the time.

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