Social Media: Gathering LinkedIn Recommendations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Instead of a leather portfolio filled with letters of recommendation, in today's world recommendations are part of your online LinkedIn profile. Social Mediaby Sally Cox    My colleagues know that I am a fanatic about LinkedIn.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  I have a handful of recruiters who have taken the time to view my portfolio, talk to me about my goals and future plans, and learn my skill set. Social Media

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. Social Media and Online Communities.

Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

expo (part of the time with fellow miscreant Jay Cross ), and it led me to think a bit more about social media tools and approaches. We were prompted to visit Blue Kiwi , which is probably the leading European social media platform. Vignette , on the other hand, started as a CMS for KM, but then added social media around it. And, of course, there’s now Sharepoint’s integration of social tools around resources. Tags: social

Landing That First Job After College


If not, it’s time to clean up your feeds, because 70 percent of companies screen candidates via social media. So, if you don’t have an online portfolio, start building. Bring a hard copy of your portfolio. More than 6 million people in the United States are out of work.

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13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

More Social, More Collaborative. New learning platforms and models are being tested to enhance learning in MOOCs by making the courses more social and more collaborative. Verified certificates, digital badges, digital portfolios, knowledge graphs—these and other forms of alternative credentials are being tested in the job market and the workplace. In this way, MOOCs are serving as a new form of educational social media.

Building an eLearning portfolio: what to include, formatting basics, and tips


An eLearning portfolio is one of the most important marketing tools you have at your disposal. In this article, Christopher Pappas from eLearning Industry highlights 5 formatting basics, 5 elements you should include, and 3 tips that will help you to create an effective eLearning portfolio.

How To Wield Your Skills Like A Weapon

Your Training Edge

Diversify your portfolio. Your freelancing portfolio is the greatest weapon for you. You can be a graphics designer who also dabbles into social media marketing. In this case, you can first start by developing and maintaining your personal website or social media pages.

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Cisco Expands Certification Portfolio: Collaboration, IP Voice, Digital Video by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Emerging Topics Learning Media Mobile Learning Professional Development Social Media New Collaboration Certifications help transform the way work is done, addresses IP voice and digital video workplace. transformation and evolving job roles.

Social Awareness Program For Instructional Design Degree

Nick Leffler

It wasn’t for any typical Instructional Design work which I’ve worked on (even in my side consulting jobs) but with social media skills at the center. I’ve done a lot around social media lately including participating in several Twitter chats. For the past several years I’ve focused heavily on increasing my social presence from LinkedIn to Twitter, and even this blog. Social Awareness Program.

How to Become an Industry Pro

B Online Learning

How to build your online portfolio through community Tips & tricks on establishing your expertise. In this video, Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Articulate Community talks about how to become an industry pro. The presentation was the closing keynote at iDESIGNX in Sydney 2014.

Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education

Nick Leffler

About two months ago I wrote about increasing social awareness in higher education , specifically the MSIDT program that I graduated from. Developing the social awareness of the program has gone well, although nothing like I had planned. I began going in a few different directions; writing articles for various websites/magazines, writing blog posts for the MSIDT website, and reviving or creating social media accounts to share and converse with the community.

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.

What I’m Working On

Nick Leffler

I’ve also got to try my hand at marketing also as I’ve helped her get set up and running on social media, and advertising. Expanding with Social Consultant. My place in all this is to consult and help the program through its social presence.

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.

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 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

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with e's

In today's 10Q interview, Helen answers questions about her philosophy on learning, social media and her current projects in higher education, including alternate reality games: Who are you? What does social media mean to you?

ID and e-Learning Links (5/4/14)

Experiencing eLearning

This would be great for a portfolio. tags: articulate Storyline tools portfolio google googledrive. The 50 Most Socially-Shared Learning & Development Blogs. I’m on the list for being one of the L&D blogs most often shared on social media. #41 How to Share Your E-learning Course for Free With Google Drive – E-Learning Heroes. Step by step directions on sharing Articulate courses in Google Drive.

Colours in a Winter Thaw « WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Home About Joan Vinall-Cox’s E-Portfolio Colours in a Winter Thaw January 16, 2010 by joanvinallcox Joan Vinall-Cox, PhD, Social Media Consultant [link] from → Uncategorized ← Getting Your Feet Under You!

Fallen Leaves « WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Home About Joan Vinall-Cox’s E-Portfolio Fallen Leaves November 6, 2009 tags: iPhone , nature by joanvinallcox Joan Vinall-Cox, PhD, Social Media Consultant [link] from → Uncategorized ← Do They REALLY Think We Read it All!

Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

Josie Fraser is well known in the field of social media and learning, and writes regularly about her research on her blog SocialTech. Tags: Josie Fraser Donald Clark Steve Wheeler social media Plymouth e-Learning Conference Plymouth

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

What about online social education and Communities of Practice? Beyond the technology, the success of social learning is predicated on the culture of the organisation. A portfolio would be useful, as would be their approach to a hypothetical project.

Customer Experience Key to Product Design

Origin Learning

Let’s start by presuming that your social learning flight has taken off. Well, that’s what the retailer, whose brand portfolio encompasses five pillars of luxury – fashion & accessories, beauty & fragrances, watches & jewelry, wines & spirits, and food & gifts, opted for!

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Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?

Origin Learning

The retailer with a portfolio of niche and luxury brands was faced with the typical growth and business needs. Social communication for a stronger network and common understanding across the multiple global locations via a single platform.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning


Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

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

Your Training Edge

For this reason, you need to ensure that you publicly respond to every positive review or message on social media you receive. A lot of the time a happy customer won’t think to leave a review, which means you’re missing out on priceless social proof and free marketing.

Blogging For Your Business – What Do You Know About It?

Your Training Edge

Is blogging a lot of work in comparison to, say, cold calling or personally designing all of the ads you put out through social media? These are: Social media. This can mean paying to share it across social media or to position it on search engines.

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.

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!).

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

In the past one year, I have made a career shift or should I sayexpanded my work portfolio (and I have describedthe move here ), and these posts and articles have been instrumental inhelping me make sense of the move and impart some value to the work I do. I have listed them insome sort of reading order or the way they made sense to me… Social Business The future ispodular by Dave Gray PuttingEnterprise 2.0

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources - eLearning Technology , June 24, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Job Hunting and the Power of a Personal Website


In an age where hiring recruiters check social media platforms alongside resumes, the online space provides ample opportunities to be seen by potential employers. Also, providing an online portfolio allows prospective employers to physically view and learn more about your work.

What Girl Scouts Cookie Program Can Teach Nonprofits About Corporate Training?


Apart from the enormous social challenges that lie ahead of non-profit organizations, one of the key ones is the non-availability of high-quality and dependable volunteers/resources. However, their targets for fundraising and social goals remain high. Social Media Friendly.

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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?

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have


Social Media for eLearning. The overwhelming surge in popular social media hangouts like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Snapchat, Google+, YouTube, as well as the true power that blogs have, all tell us where the potential learners are.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

One of the greatest benefits of using the Weebly builder is that both teachers and students can upload content, create their e-portfolios and get to decide the accessibility of the information they post.

Words of wisdom: 8 rules that new eLearning professionals should follow


Treat your eLearning portfolio like a work in progress. Some new eLearning professionals make the mistake of publishing their portfolio online, only to let it sit untouched for months. For example, post on social media or publish on your blog.