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3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. Some people are happy in their insular world where yesterday’s news is brought to you today by network news. Ok, we know you don’t know everything there is to know and being on some form of social media can help you build a knowledge base that can take you places you’ve never imagined.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Facebook. LinkedIn.

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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. Facebook. LinkedIn.

Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

TechSmith Camtasia

You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? Q) What’s your favorite social media disaster of the year? My favorite social media disaster this year so far is definitely the Applebee’s snafu. I am the Social Media Intern here at TechSmith.

10 Best Social Media Strategies by Successful Online Course Creators

learnWorlds

In today’s digital age, it is simply impossible to ignore social media. More and more people are using social media – especially millennials and the younger generation, and by 2025 we expect that the number of global social media users will surpass 4.41

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? Facebook. Facebook is the Godzilla of social networks.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. Raise your hand if you have had to deal with social media issues in the workplace! What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING ! Widespread Social Media Use. Facebook. LinkedIn. Social media applications are all around us. BILLION social media users.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise. Here’s the deal: your social media connections deliver a lot of good content, but there’s just so much of it…and it doesn’t stop.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? by Paul on January 7, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , social learning People love to learn. Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Personally, I enjoy looking at pictures that friends post and that’s the extent of my love for Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? by Paul on January 7, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , social learning People love to learn. Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Personally, I enjoy looking at pictures that friends post and that’s the extent of my love for Facebook.

Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually

Learning Rebels

open up a dedicated stream on hootesuite or tweetdeck just for them and then open one for #ATD201 6 and you will get all sorts of great information. Not on twittter, well okay then – go to the Learning Rebels Facebook page , like us and keep an eye on the stream. You can also find information on ATD ICE 2016 on the ATD Facebook page). You know me, I love to take pictures and there will be lots posted there with info on the conference chattering.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

It was great fun and quite the experience gathering up the needed pictures and corralling friends to put on their Oscar award winning acting faces. It was still possible to tweet or post to Facebook directly from the app, but the significant change were the incentives. The conference stream, viewable on the app or on a large screen monitor in the Hub, was incredibly active. People were actively, continuously contributing to the live stream for all to see.

How to Launch a Successful Online Course MVP, Generate Multiple Income Streams, and Build a Team with Divi Community Leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios

LifterLMS

How to launch a successful online course MVP, generate multiple income streams, and build a team with Divi community leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can also find him on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook. So, I was one of the first ten members of the original Divi Facebook group. David Blackmon: Well, yeah, I mean on Facebook alone there’s close to a 100 000 people in Facebook groups.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

eLearning Thought Leaders: Jane Bozarth – DevLearn Preview

eLearning Weekly

Jane Bozarth likes social media. She lives on Twitter and Facebook whether online at a computer or connected through an app on a mobile device. Her latest book is Social Media for Trainers. We had an eclectic conversation hitting topics from book publishing to SCORM to the future of the LMS, but she kept coming back to social media. Like me, she is amazed and frustrated by all of the questions about companies blocking social media sites.

Future directions

Learning with e's

The first EDEN ( European Distance and E-learning Network ) Fellows day was a thought provoking and absorbing event. Pictured - Fellows discussing a proposal for a position paper). Many of those who presented identified similar themes, including the exponential rise and popularity of social media (blogs, wikis, podcasts, social network tools), open educational resources and mobile learning.

Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Yesterday I participated in two fabulous webinars, each with a different focus, yet both with social learning themes. During each I was asked about some of the tools I use personally to get the most from social media–and ultimately learn as much as I can. I've made bold links to the primary social tools that I use. I wrote a post several years ago called “ Face to Facebook Learning “ challenging the notion you can’t learn on Facebook.

Nick Bilton Day Two Keynote “I live in the future” #astdtk13

Learning Visions

All of these things are brought together by social media. We post updates and pictures, and links, and deals. Social media breaks the news to us in real time. (He He wrote a bunch of stories on the FAA – and part of his job is to post on social media networks. Social media is the new printing press. You can watch a game on TV and watch the Tweet stream about the game. Kineo. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

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 for some or all learners?

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Google first has become the mainstay of research for business pros and we’ll see a rise in solutions that support auditing, rating and sharing relevant professional resources within organizations that aligns with social and user generated content offerings. Expect continued improvements in the ease of getting streaming video content to learners, and improvements in delivering both standard and interactive video. What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start?

How to Build an Internet Company Teaching English to Spanish Speakers Online with Marcus Carter

LifterLMS

I started working on social networks and I had never had any success with social networks before. I started taking off on this on the social media platform on TikTok, although, it’s a platform where it doesn’t really matter how many followers you have.

How Skillshare is Changing the Face of Design and Lifestyle Courses in the World

Pinlearn

The mention of online courses normally conjures up a picture of remote learning, a user’s face plastered to a computer screen, rapt in attention. But you can leverage digital and social media, by using word of mouth through referrals. Keep your social networks updated and garner user reviews. Engage with influencers and collaborators to talk about you on their platforms, and tap the power of live streams on Twitter and Facebook.

Free Advertising Platforms that Can help your Business to Grow

Learnloft

Social Media. Advertising on social media is thriving, thanks to its massive reach. billion people were seen to use social media and this number is expected to exceed 4.4 Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest are some of the most popular social media platforms.

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Here’s Why You Should be Creating User-Generated Learning Content

Instilled

More than 80% of organizations are now thought to be leveraging user-generated content as part of their learning strategy, while enterprise social media tools are accelerating organizational transformation and innovation.

What If The Internet Was Completely Video?

Grovo

According to an estimate by the Cisco Visual Networking Index, 80% of the Internet’s total worldwide traffic will be video by 2019. It’s already around 65% of the web’s total bandwidth today, mostly as streaming entertainment content. A thought experiment on how it might look if the entire Internet became video: Social media. Peter Thiel is right that the future didn’t bring us flying cars , but sci-fi’s predictions of picture phones were spot on.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

These video standards are arguably some of the most important advancements in digital media communication. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. When we produce a video using video editing software , we are encoding the media to a particular standard or format. This is because encoding is only half the picture. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

How to Create an Ebook: 8-Step Guide for Beginners

learnWorlds

The key here is that your customization options are saved and so you get to remove or add any other elements that you want to have in your page e.g. stock photos or behind-the-scenes pictures, or any other visuals like infographics, direct quotes, statistical data etc.,

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.

Computers, Learning Professionals, and their Roles in Curation

The Learning Circuits

The definition of curator has expanded in recent years, largely in line with the expansion of social media technologies. My family was visiting, and my mother was telling me that I don't post enough pictures of my kids on facebook. What I didn't realize was that my mother often saw pictures of her grandchildren on facebook and clicked the SHARE button to share it on her wall.

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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

These video standards are arguably some of the most important advancements in digital media communication. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. When we produce a video using video editing software , we are encoding the media to a particular standard or format. This is because encoding is only half the picture. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

Expect 2 C in Learning Systems 2021

eLearning 24-7

Docebo is pre-packaged, Linkedin Learning is pre-packaged – and BTW you cannot change the colors on it, and your logo appears with theirs – and the list goes on – for pre-packaged. What this tells me is they invested a bit into this feature, and need to recoup the costs, because only a few really wanted it, and well, you get the picture. . Extensions tied to social media for content creators.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

These video standards are arguably some of the most important advancements in digital media communication. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. When we produce a video using video editing software , we are encoding the media to a particular standard or format. This is because encoding is only half the picture. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

How to Monetize a Blog: 12 Ways Used by Successful Bloggers

learnWorlds

Apart from generating a revenue stream, offering your knowledge through online courses can add additional value to your existing blog and expand your online community. Taking advantage of the perks it offers in the right way can help you create an additional revenue stream.

Capturing the moment

Learning with e's

An old friend was good enough to scan them and post them up to Facebook so we could all share the memories. The picture of me on the left was taken around 1980 (from another photo collection), capturing a personal moment in time for me. It is now so much easier to create, edit, and share images over social media. Sites such as Picasa, Flickr and Facebook are full of shared images, many that have been posted to the web within seconds of being taken.

10 Best Professional Courses

Learning Routes

After class twelfth; Chartered Accountancy is for the most part considered for Commerce Stream understudies. Science and Arts stream understudies are additionally qualified for this course and seek after a profession in the field of CA.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

On the top of the screen, a profile is visible, identifying the delegators which is a pull down, followed by a profile picture (if applicable), the title of the person and if there are any pending approval requests. This is Plateau’s social learning component, and it reminds me of a cross between a COP (Community of Practice) with some social learning functionality. Social learning is based on incorporating social media types (whatever you choose) and e-learning.

eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning - Informal Learning , June 12, 2009. Streams, not blogs? Expert Level Answers via Social Networks - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2009. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009. Social Learning and Communities of Practice , June 4, 2009.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

According to a December 2011 issue of Business Insider, the mobile apps analytics firm Distimo said many popular apps were games such as Angry Birds, social networking such as Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and other content such as Google Maps and iBooks. Moving from pictures to video: Movies, television and YouTube have defined video as a powerful learning medium. Reinforcing learning can involve cadres of learners who chat on a firm’s social site.

3 Essential Themes for Mobile Learning Systems

Upside Learning - Mobile

Social/Collaborative – Offering tools that mimic social media/network software will be one obvious theme. While Upside2Go already includes features that support sharing and interactions around shared media, I’d want the social flavor to run deeper. Knowing what we know now – that learning is intensely social, we must provide even better tools to facilitate the communication and interaction around topics of interest in the workplace.