Growing Use of Social Media in Education

LearnDash

Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. Across the board, educators are using social media more in 2013 than they did in 2012. Comparing 2012 to 2013, the results of the survey indicate that the use of social media has increased 21.3%. Podcasts.

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith

Learningtogo

If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media.

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Why Videos and Images Rule for Social Media with Jessie O’Donnell

TechSmith Camtasia

When it comes to using social media to help your customers, it’s often better to show, rather than tell. It’s no secret that videos and images win on social media channels. For businesses, social media is a place to connect with customers.

How the Fastest Growing Companies are Using Social Media

Upside Learning

A study conducted by the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on the Inc 500 (a list of fastest growing companies in US) reveals interesting trends on usage of Social Media. The 148 companies who responded were asked the same detailed questions concerning their usage and measurement of social media that were asked of the Inc. Soon, there will be very few companies NOT using any of the social media.

Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence

Learningtogo

Listen to Podcast: [link]. If you’ve been thinking about expanding your digital footprint and not sure just how to begin, you will want to listen to my interview with Barb Smith, web designer and social media consultant, specializing in small businesses like yours. Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media. iTunes Podcasts

ELC 002: Using Social Media For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Jane Bozarth, social media expert, reveals all. Post from: The eLearning Coach ELC 002: Using Social Media For Learning. Jane Bozarth, social media expert, reveals all. Podcasts

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues.

Questioning social media

Clive on Learning

The recent arrival of a new social network in the form of Google+ has given cause for reflection from some long-serving social media users and advocates. Cammy Bean describes how she has been Taking a TechFast to relieve her symptoms of SoMeFat (social media fatigue), which has been "heightened now with the additional disorder of Multiple Social Network Disorder (Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ to keep up with!)." social networking social media

Free E-Learning Tutorial: Implementing a Social Media Platform for Learning

Connect Thinking

Podcast 24 of the the Connect Thinking E-learning Academy free video and audio podcast series has just been released. This is the second in a series of three podcasts exploring social media platforms for organisational formal and informal learning. This episode explores things to think about when implementing a social media platform for learning. Or read the podcast 24 transcript. Announcement Social Media Strategy

Free E-Learning Tutorial: Trends in Social Media Platforms for Learning

Connect Thinking

Podcast 25 of the the Connect Thinking E-learning Academy free video and audio podcast series has just been released. This is the third in a series of three podcasts exploring social media platforms for organisational formal and informal learning. This episode explores things to think about when implementing a social media platform for learning. Or read the podcast 25 transcript. Announcement Social Media Strategy

How To Make Money Podcasting

Thinkific

Podcasting is a relatively new opportunity for content creators. The development of social media platforms has made it easier than… The post How To Make Money Podcasting appeared first on Thinkific.

Free E-Learning Tutorial: Choosing a Social Media Platform for Formal and Informal Learning

Connect Thinking

I have just released episode 23 of the Connect Thinking E-Learning Academy free video and audio podcast series. This is the first of a series of three podcasts exploring social media platforms for formal and informal learning in organisations. This episode explores things to think about when choosing a social media platform for learning. Or read the podcast 23 transcript. Announcement Social Media Strategy

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with 'e's

By 2006 several social networking sites were enjoying surges in popularity, including MySpace, Bebo and of course, Facebook. Other tools such as wikis, blogs and podcasts also began to be used in education, at first tentatively, and then as embedded features in various programmes of study. Social media lend themselves naturally to support learning through discussions, collaboration and sharing.

eLearning - Social Media - Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 15, 2009 to May 22, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Presentation: Social Bookmarking with Delicious - Don't Waste Your Time , May 15, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design, Part 1 - The E-Learning Curve , May 19, 2009 Meeting icebreaker-How to get a group to acknowledge differences in perceptions.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Podcasts. Although podcasts are a one-way form of communication, they enable the creation of user-generated content. For details on how to create a podcast, see How to Create Your Own Podcast on About.com.

Free E-Learning Podcast 18: Social Media Skill Requirements

e-Learning Academy

Episode 18 e-learning tutorial examines some of the skills required of employees to effectively engaged in social media for learning and workplace performance. E-Learning Tutorial Podcast Social media VideoWhy not download this free e-learning training from iTunes Or read the Transcript Or watch the entire free e-learning tutorial series on our YouTube channel (Episode 18 is embedded below).

Free E-Learning Podcast 17: Social Media for Learning

e-Learning Academy

Episode 17 e-learning tutorial looks at what social media is, technology trends that are or will influence our practice, and things we need to think about before implementing social media into our organisation. E-Learning Tutorial Podcast Social media Video

Podcast – Making Indian Product Global

Disprz

And we thought, what better way to do this than through a podcast? And here we are with our first edition of the Business and UX Story podcast. I think probably by the next podcast we should do 10 million.

Free E-Learning Podcast 24: Implementing a Social Media Platform for Learning

e-Learning Academy

Podcast 24 is the second of a series of three tutorials exploring sociam media platforms for formal and informal social learning in organisations. Why not download this free e-learning training resource from iTunes Or read the transcript Or watch the entire free e-learning tutorial series ou our YouTube channel (Podcast 24 is embedded below). E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Implementation Learning Management Systems Podcast Social media Video

Why the Best Leader Embrace Social Media

Learnloft

Today, it’s become much more the norm for employees to not only know their leader on a personal level but to be connected with their leader on social media. If you lead a team and haven’t been actively contributing and engaging with your people on social, here are a few reasons to get on-board: To Be Human. When leaders are social they get the opportunity to show they are human and can connect with their people on a human level.

Free E–Learning Podcast 25: Trends in Social Media Platforms for Learning

e-Learning Academy

Podcast 25 is the third of a series of three tutorials exploring social media platforms for formal and informal learning in organisations. Or watch the entire free e-learning tutorial series on our YouTube Channel (Podcast 25 is imbedded below). E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Learning Management Systems Podcast Social media Video

The Learning & Development Podcast: Podcasts For Learning with Shannon Martin from Podbean

looop

The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. This transcript is from the conversation between David and Shannon Martin on podcasts for learning. Listen to episode 65 of the Learning & Development podcast here.

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Identifying the IT social media users and doing some initial legwork for them could help. She presents a matrix that shows the types of learning that can occur through the use of varied social media tools, such as blogs, presentations and podcasts. This important resource is a rather convincing testament to the ways people learn through social media.

Tips for Kickstarting Your Podcast Channel

Blue Sky eLearn

You’ve decided your organization needs to start hosting podcasts. You should have a clear vision and mission in mind when you start your podcast channel. Understanding the buyer persona is important as you formulate your podcast topics and speakers. Are you looking for a highly-produced NPR-style podcast? While the content is the most important part, you’ll want to make sure you have the entire flow of the podcast down. You’ve finally done it.

Are Podcasts a Healthy Way to Take over today’s Media Consumption Trends?

Learnloft

Understanding All About Media. Perhaps, media is one of such aspects of today without which an individual or a group might find sustainability and growth a significant challenge. Media can be used in numerous ways, inclusive of the following: Communication Purposes. Podcasts.

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Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. I broadcast from my webcam twice a week for my The Business of Video Podcast. Podcasting is a powerful tool to deeply engage with your audience members. But the most important reason to engage with podcasting is because podcast listeners are a whole different group of people. Perhaps you want to have shorter podcasts.

Fonts, Social Media, Memory, Podcasting, & Learning Tools

Big Dog, Little Dog

How I use social media - Nancy White in Full Circle Associates. Great story of using social media: Learning. Podcasting for E-Learning: Putting it all together - Michael Hanley in E-Learning Curve Blog. 25 Classic Fonts That Will Last a Whole Design Career - Blog Spoon Graphics. Eric Gill, Adrian Frutiger and Max Miedinger are names we associate with the classic typefaces designers use on a daily basis.

Podcasting: Is It Right For Your Content Mix?

Talented Learning

Today we feature podcasting advice from Shelly Kramer , Co-CEO of V3 Broadsuite and President of Broadsuite Media Group. Have you added podcasting to your organization’s content mix yet? Well, podcast adoption statistics are impressive by any measure. alone, 50% of people have listened to a podcast at least once, and 32% have tuned-in during the last 30 days. Listening to podcasts is a perfect choice for people who enjoy multitasking.

6 Ways to Advertise Your Online Course

LearnDash

Instead, they’ve taken the long, hard path of content marketing : blogging almost daily, engaging on social media, and cultivating networking connections to grow word-of-mouth. Social media ads. Business Sell Online Courses advertising marketing social media

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Best Podcast Gems Of 2013

The eLearning Coach

Tune in to this episode of The eLearning Coach podcast for some of my favorite gems from episodes in 2013. The topics include finding a job in instructional design, social media for learning, storytelling, cognitive architecture, and information graphics. Podcasts

Social Media Marketing and Management for Course Creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite

LifterLMS

Learn about social media marketing and management for course creators with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Tina and Chris get into several topics around social media and automation for course creators and membership site owners. In this episode, Tina shares some great tips and strategy for what course creators can do to manage and maintain their content on social media.

How to Do Video Marketing on Social Media for Course Creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto

LifterLMS

How to do video marketing on social media for course creators with Jason Hsiao from Animoto in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Animoto is a simple way to produce great looking videos that will stand out on social media. Targeting is one of the most powerful aspects of social media marketing. When creating videos for social media, it is important to engage viewers quickly.

Free E-Learning Podcast 23: Choosing a Social Media Platform for Learning

e-Learning Academy

Podcast 23 is the first of a series of three tutorials exploring social media platforms for formal and informal social learning in organisations. This podcast covers things to think about when choosing a social media platform. E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Learning Management Systems Podcast Video

6 Important Reasons Leaders Should Be Using Social Media

Learnloft

Today, it’s become the norm for employees to not only know their leader on a personal level but to be connected with their leader on social media. The shift to a leader who is not only present on social media, but also an active contributor has become less of an anomaly and more of what the best leaders are doing on an ongoing basis. When leaders are social they get the opportunity to show they are human and can connect with their people on a human level.

Podcasting like a pro! (Part 2) – How to edit and publish your podcast recording

eFront

So you’ve gone through the steps of creating a podcast series and you have your first recording in hand. It’s now time to edit and publish your podcast for a professional result! Extract ‘video’ files (those obtained from GoToMeeting, i.e. the podcasters recording) & convert to audio using Audio Extractor (AoA). Generally a podcast is composed of the following: General intro with music [file]. In the meantime, happy podcasting ~@rgogos.

The CoLab Podcast Episode 4: Delivering meaningful learning experiences with Jen Jones

Coassemble

Welcome to The CoLab podcast. About the CoLab Podcast. The CoLab Podcast is the best business training advice from experts in the field on sharing knowledge and growing teams successfully at scale. Podcast business growth consulting education online training podcast teachers

Adapter’s Advantage Podcast: Episode 12 Featuring Dustin Megill

Allego

Listen and Subscribe Now: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | TuneIn. I think that is now moving to social media, LinkedIn, and even Facebook. Adapter’s Advantage is available on Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Spotify , and TuneIn.

8 Top Learning and Development Podcasts

Elucidat

You used to have to go to events or keep on top of reading blogs and books, but with the rise of podcasts you can hear straight from the gurus on your daily commute. Here’s our list of some of the best learning and development podcasts available now. Top L&D Podcasts. Good Practice Podcast. A firm favorite amongst the L&D community (and in the Elucidat team), the Good Practice podcast focuses on key issues affecting L&D and HR teams.

The Learning & Development Podcast: Developing A Digital Mindset With Myles Runham

looop

The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. Listen to episode 66 of the Learning & Development podcast here. David James: Welcome to The Learning & Development podcast.

Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. There is no question whatsoever that social media is transforming our personal and business lives. Whether or not l&d professionals or senior managers embrace social media doesn't really matter in the long run, because there is no turning back, only futile resistance.