Rebalancing Your Training Portfolio

Your Training Edge

All this make my training portfolio. A training portfolio that focuses your core market, contains defined and updated training objectives and uses diversified training tools both online and off line, assures your success. Your training portfolio is like a vast garden with a lot of new and upcoming flowers, each with different shape and objective. Managing an academic training portfolio is a different endeavor from managing a corporate training portfolio.

How Freelance Clients Find Me

Experiencing eLearning

Portfolio. An online portfolio is a requirement if you’re freelancing. Your portfolio is a way to tell your story about the work you do and the work you want to do in the future. My portfolio is on my business website. You don’t need to have lots of full courses on your portfolio. If I was starting over now, I’d register a domain right away and create my blog as part of my website and portfolio. Networking = Relationships.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content

Trivantis

If you are creating content that you’d love to get out into the world, there’s no better way than to place all your shared titles in one place on the Community, then link them to your portfolio. Here are 4 ways of placing your Trivantis Community content onto your portfolio or online profiles. LinkedIn. While on your LinkedIn profile, select the add videos, images, presentations, and documents button. Community Portfolio.

Here’s Why You Need an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

I got about 1000 inquiries and ended up looking at over 200 portfolios. I could have looked at more but I got a lot of emails from people who didn’t have portfolios. They either didn’t have a portfolio or the projects they worked on were proprietary so they couldn’t share them. And based on the tons of emails I get about finding work in this industry, I’d like to share some thoughts about why you need a portfolio and how it can help you get better at elearning.

Work Out Loud – Don’t Just Share What You Did

Nick Leffler

Today is the final day of my four-day journey to cover my thoughts on this week’s topics for the online cMOOC Exploring Innovations in Networked Work and Learning. When you do that – when you work in a more open, connected way – you can build a purposeful network that makes you more effective and provides access to more opportunities. Working out loud has allowed me to network further with interesting people I might have never met.

The Two Faces of ePortfolios

Learning Visions

An article by Helen Barrett: Balancing the Two Faces of ePortfolios The conceptual model of an online portfolio - multiple purposes: 1) learning & reflection – main activity around learning and collaboration 2) showcase achievement/accountability [link] These two activities need to work together. Portfolio as workspace vs. showcase. But a portfolio is more than this collection – it needs to include the artifacts, but also some reflection on those artifacts.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 21, 2020

Mike Taylor

How to create a design portfolio using Google Sites. Ashanti Henderson chats with Cath Ellis about how she uses Google Sites to create her design portfolio which you can see at [link]. Check out the free mini-MOOC about ‘Social Learning’ by aNewSpring that runs Sept 8-18.

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Some of the ideas specifically relate to e-learning, while others may fall more comfortably into other portfolios. I see this kind of activity falling into the Public Affairs portfolio, as it concerns brand management. But of course, tweet scanning also falls into the Customer Service portfolio. Tags: Twitter informal learning social media social networking enterprise 2.0 Earlier this week, I attended a Twitter Camp billed Twitter is not for dummies.

Social Media: Gathering LinkedIn Recommendations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    My colleagues know that I am a fanatic about LinkedIn. It's my top source for work; and when I hear people complain about it, I always think, "What could I do to help them strengthen their LinkedIn profile?" " One of the most powerful features of LinkedIn is the ability to collect recommendations on your profile. If you take the time and effort to set up your LinkedIn profile correctly, it becomes your online resume.

Saffron launches new social learning platform

Saffron Interactive

At next week’s Learning Technologies Exhibition Saffron Interactive (Stand 33) will be demonstrating Saffron Share, a corporate social network, personal portfolio and community knowledge base for collaboration and ‘just-in-time’ learning. The product is based on the open source Elgg social networking engine. Essentially, it’s a Moodle approach to the corporate social network with clear benefits for global organisations with tens of thousands of learners.’.

This time it's personal

Learning with e's

It's a Ning site focused on Personal Learning Environments and Digifolios (read e-Portfolios) which as I write this post, already has 48 members. Tags: social network e-portfolios Web 2.0 Today turned out to be a Personal Learning Environments sort of day for me. Firstly, I read a cracking blog by D'Arcy Norman on PLEs which showed some nice diagrams and conceptual maps of his take on PLEs accompanied by some neat explanations.

Lynda.com Graduates to Next Level of Online Learning

CLO Magazine

After LinkedIn acquired online education company Lynda.com in 2015 for $1.5 billion and rolled it out to all of its premium subscribers, the business-networking platform late last year integrated more than 9,000 Lynda courses, giving the content greater prominence and reinforcing LinkedIn’s move into the learning technology space. It is an interesting move for LinkedIn, and par for the course in the new world of LMS,” said Ray Wang of Constellation Research.

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. Experts are still debating to what extent this type of being social online affects the day to day life of individuals but the reality is that virtual space has brought a really big shift in everything having to do with human interaction. Main difference between social and professional communities. Social networks focus on relationship.

Freelance Instructional Design: More Tips from the Trenches

Experiencing eLearning

I love having so many brilliant and generous people in my network who freely share the wealth of their knowledge. Networking. David Harris shared his experience with networking : My approach is to network with local organizations and groups that benefit me socially with like minded people, and gives me a sense of organizations needs and the niche I can fit into to help them meet their learning objectives. Portfolio.

It's complicated

Learning with 'e's

We discussed the evolution of social media in higher education and also how institutional virtual learning environments (learning management systems) are being developed to cope with new demands of new learners. During the discussion we touched on several key issues that influence this, including digital pedagogy, personal devices, games based learning , interaction and immediacy in online environments, augmented reality, and the use of e-portfolios.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    We have previously explored the importance of having a  strong LinkedIn profile. Your profile is really the key here so if you haven't yet updated and beefed up your LinkedIn profile, I suggest you go back and read through the article before moving forward. The strong LinkedIn profile is twofold--prospective employers can see your work history at a glance, but it's also helpful for recruiters to find you. Social Media

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. And guess what, I worked on creating my portfolio of courses, designed a website, crafted a marketing and brand strategy, and made money. Facebook Groups, Forums and Niche Communities. Here’s the interesting part – You get to listen to your potential audience by being a member of Facebook groups, forums like Reddit and online communities like Quora. CDN stands for Content Delivery Network.

Show and TEL

Learning with e's

We also talked about 'netiquette' - acceptable behaviour in online environments, and how people use Facebook and other social networking tools appropriately and innapropriately, and the implications. Tags: University of Plymouth TEL OER iTunesU online submission computer aide assessment FaceBook digital identity

Top 7 topics at this year's ALT-C

Learning with e's

Social Software 25 VLEs 24 Blogs 20 Mobile learning 19 Social networking 18 Wikis 16 No surprises really. There are also a number of other papers dealing with accessibility, e-assessment, student perceptions, and various learning applications use such as VOIP, videoconferencing 3-D virtual worlds, podcasting, mini-games, e-portfolios, and of course ‘learning objects’ (whatever they are…) Even GPS and Interactive Whiteboards have a small presence.

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Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. It can offer a great networking experience to eLearning professionals and can also lead to new business or career opportunities. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Diigo is my social bookmarking option. LinkedIn , especially LinkedIn groups, is a source for many useful conversations and resources. My business website and portfolio were also built with WordPress. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. I haven’t done my list in a few years, but you can see my past lists from 2011 , 2009 , 2008 , and 2007.

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Marketing Your ELearning Skills

LearnDash

Instructional design is a booming industry, yet I am surprised as to how many instructional design professionals don’t invest in their own careers through networking possibilities. Truth is, the elearning industry has some of the most prestigious networking outlets. It goes beyond networking though, it is self-marketing. First, whenever you create an elearning course or instructional design graphic, save it for your own personal portfolio.

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The (1) Thing(s) Successful People Do First Thing In The Morning

Nick Leffler

Every other day if you look around social media and follow any professionals, you’re going to see an article about XX things successful people do (first thing) in the morning. Avoid social media. Check your social media (hah!). The post The (1) Thing(s) Successful People Do First Thing In The Morning appeared first on Nick Leffler's Portfolio & Learning Insights. You might also enjoy: How do you get people talking on an enterprise social network?

Microlearning Instructional Design: Less Is More

InfoPro Learning

Microlearning is an exciting methodology that learning professionals should consider adding to their training portfolios. If you are interested in applying microlearning technique to your company’s training portfolio, our learning strategists are ready and waiting to help! *. Follow me on LinkedIn @KyleMiller8. Formal Training Status Quo.

5 Tips for Promoting and Pitching Yourself as an eLearning Freelancer

Trivantis

Be a social butterfly. A great way to achieve this is through social media sites, such as LinkedIn , Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter. Bonus tip : eLearning forums like the Trivantis Community are a great place to network! It’s all about that portfolio. This particular tip echoed across the internet: “Portfolios should be considered the cornerstone for every e-learning professional,” says instructional designer and consultant Ashley Chiasson.

10 (Free!) Stock Photo Resources for eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Stock.xchng provides stock photos and illustrations, operating as a hybrid of a photo library site and a social networking site. If you are a photographer, you can have the opportunity to achieve great portfolio exposure by offering free images. When it comes to creating an eLearning project , you can easily invest a lot of time in finding the perfect images. And of course, many of you work with tight budgets, limited resources, and little time.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

Digital portfolios. Digital portfolios, or e-portfolios, provide flexible ways for learners to showcase their learning. Digital portfolios are powerful because they can combine credentials like degrees and badges with work samples, such as design work or marketing copy. Digital portfolios have already become standard forms of enhanced resumes in fields like computer programming. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Here’s How I Became a Full-Time Freelance eLearning Designer

Tim Slade

For me, I started working on my professional brand back in 2012, when I created my first online portfolio and blog. And to be honest, I had no plans of becoming a full-time freelance eLearning designer, but I figured an online portfolio and eLearning blog would help my career in the long run. Shortly after launching my online portfolio and blog, I started getting contacted by various companies, interested in hiring me as a freelancer.

LearnUpon Closes $56 Million Growth Equity Investment from Summit Partners

LearnUpon

Learn more about LearnUpon: Website | Facebook | LinkedIn | Twitter. For more information, please see www.summitpartners.com or follow on LinkedIn. .

When Social means Business …

Learning Cafe

Last week news was abounding that Microsoft are about to announce their acquisition of social media company Yammer for $1.2B. Although not yet confirmed, it comes hot on the heels of other social media buy outs such as Salesforce.com snapping up Buddy Media for close to $700 million to complement its existing Chatter social media platform; Oracle adding Collective Intellect and Vitrue to its portfolio of social media-related acquisitions and SAP acquiring Ariba for $4.3

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work. If you are a photographer you have the opportunity to achieve a great portfolio exposure by offering free images.

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Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Portfolio. Q: I will obviously need to create a portfolio, and I know that it will need to begin with volunteer opportunities. What is the depth and/or scope of a typical person’s portfolio? How does one, as an entry level ID, maximize potential for a portfolio that will leverage the best job? Your graduate program should help you build a portfolio, including giving you an opportunity to create realistic examples.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Should Educators be Afraid of Having a Facebook Profile? Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Need an Online Portfolio Fast?

How to be a world-class educational technologist

Clark Quinn

On LinkedIn, I was asked: “I would like to ask sir, how can I be a world-class educational technologist?” Make sure you have a portfolio of work. ” And I thought that was a very interesting question. (Of Of course, my immediate response should be “how should I know? ;) But I thought I’d do a bit better. So here’s a recast of my response.