Google+ … Room for another social network?

CLO Magazine

However, skeptics around the world question the potential of Google+ with the failure of Google Wave and competition from Facebook. Although Google+ is still in its early stages, its unique infrastructure – focused on distinguishing user groups – might be all that is needed for this network to rise above its competitors – including LinkedIn. One of the core differences between Google+ and other social networks is a feature called “circles.”

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. Share this on Facebook.

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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.

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.

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. elearning social learning

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. The two biggest social sites on the web at the moment (there’s also Google+, but that’s for the most part a wasteland analysts say). But are they any good for anything else, besides getting in touch with friends, exchanging gossip and viewing holiday pictures, baby and pet snapshots, and celebrity status updates? All in all, the situation regarding Facebook and learning looks most like a wasted opportunity.

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. Buffer – Providing an easy way to share tweets (or status updates to most every social network) by allowing you to choose set times to post each day.

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. LinkedIn.

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. LinkedIn.

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. Cons of Social Media: Where’s the Social?

What Will eLearning Look Like in the Year 2066?

eLearning Brothers

Way back when, people transferred knowledge via petroglyphs (images carved in stone), then hieroglyphs (a written character that looks like a picture), and eventually writing. Thanks to technology, we can capture another person’s knowledge by digitally storing a lecture…streaming a live class or workshop around the world…recording and delivering a podcast to anyone with a smartphone. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter.

Build the map that lets your learners Discover, Coach & Share

Docebo

Your Learners are Using Google and LinkedIn to Find Content Relevant to Their Careers. or, for LMS platforms with a social sharing feature, learners can add it into their platforms themselves. Learning is an ongoing discovery.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 2

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. The constant stream of stimuli offered by new technology poses a profound new challenge to focusing and learning. Tim Berners-Lee: Facebook Could Fragment Web. This article on PC World helps craft a composite picture of what to expect in iPad’s new version.

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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?

Let’s start using a whole new class of meaningful HR KPIs – Jean-Marc Tassetto in HRReview

Coorpacademy

By working with activity streams. The best way to understand this is if you look at someone’s Facebook wall, what you are looking at is a series of activity stream statements, and the concept is gaining traction as a useful way to capture a person’s overall online activity, on social networks and in the enterprise. This article has been originally published in HRReview. It has been written by Jean-Marc Tassetto , co-founder of Coorpacademy.

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

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.

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 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.

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.

Guest Blogger, Mark Sheppard: Not Attending ATD ICE? The Backchannel Saves the Day

Learning Rebels

A close network friend of mine won’t be there either. open up a stream on hootesuite or tweetdeck just for them and open one for #ATD2015 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 know me, I love to take pictures and there will be lots posted there with info on the conference chattering. ATD International Conference and Expo!

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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.

Mobile Learning – Is it melting away?

eLearning 24-7

T-Mobile users have streamed (video and audio) over 57GB in four months, AT&T and Verizon have jumped in to offer video streaming to their user base – oh and with T-Mobile they are achieving this without impacting end user’s data plans. . Snapchat is the third most popular app for the iPhone in the United States, In the social networking scene for mobile apps – WhatsApp is #3 in the U.S., #2 Why are they missing the bigger picture?

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A learning experience isn’t just the content

Learning Pool

But there quickly appeared a succession of newly-minted buzzphrases – informal learning, social learning, game-based learning, mobile learning, 70:20:10, learning architectures, etc. As a picture of the world, it was too far adrift from reality to have any serious credibility. It takes place within the brain of an individual – although it also relies on social networks within and beyond the workplace.

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. We need to use Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus to communicate with our audience

What is Just-in-Time Training? And How to Implement It

eLearningMind

Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn. Now, with on-demand TV and streaming services, we’ve become spoiled, able to get whatever show we want whenever we w ant; able to be in bed by ten and watch our favorite late-night monologue the next day.

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The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range). The technique has been used heavily in many fields to remove a background from the subject of a photo or video – particularly the newscasting, motion picture, and video game industries. Chime in on any of our social channels and we’ll gladly add popular requests to the topics list.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. This is because encoding is only half the picture. example.mp4 OR example.mov ) While MP4 and MOV are not the only formats used to house H.264 video – there a number of others – they are usually the best choice because they are preferred by video hosting sites like YouTube and Vimeo along with social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.

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.

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 Social media marketing allows brands to engage with existing customers and explore new demographics.

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Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content

Absorb LMS

In the hope of receiving a gift of a mandolin, I’ve been dropping hints around the house: pictures of mandolins on the fridge, Chris Thile mandolin music streaming on Grooveshark , visibly spending time on the LinkedIn Mandolin Players and Enjoyers Group (yes, this really does exist.) It seems as if almost every organization I speak to wants to use a learning management system (LMS) in a different way.

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.

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. population has a social media profile of some type. BILLION social media users.

The (Eventual) Downfall of MOOCs

LearnDash

If massive sites like Facebook or YouTube have taught us anything over the years, it is that at some point investors will demand a return on their investment. Personally, I can’t stand that site anymore (especially when the ads seem to stream just fine but then the video I want to watch only loads 1/8 of the way in 10min). The same can be said for Facebook. Post pictures that your parents would never see, comment on a wall here or there and view someone’s relationship status.

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. For administrators/managers robust analysis tools for social network and generated content analysis will provide a truer picture of the ‘knowledge state’ of the organization than an LMS could ever hope to represent.

Learning without limits

Learning with e's

We will focus on the challenges and opportunities brought by formal and informal learning, social networks and personal technologies, mobile learning and innovative on-campus education, virtual and real teaching & learning scenarios, and how teachers and learners are harnessing the power and potential of new and emerging technologies. tools, Social Networking in education, Digital Literacy, Digital Identity, and a host of other e-learning topics.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 15, 2020

Mike Taylor

What I’m Listening to: I was excited this week to learn that the Windows Spotify app makes it easy to stream music through the Alexa in my office. Also check out part 1 and part 2 so you can get a good view of the entire learning modalities picture.

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.

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.