Employee Orientation programs are perfect partners for social media

Spark Your Interest

There are people who are really interested in helping organizations deal with social media for external purposes – marketing, product development, user communities, and then there are those that are more interested in helping organizations figure out how to incorporate social media internally – learning, user support, communities of practice and so forth. How about looking at your orientation program as the conduit from external to internal?

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Later in the day I was working with some people who were not that efficient at using the web and wanted to show them what I regard as an essential web tool, del.icio.us , the social bookmarking application. I reached out to the laptop, not my own, to try to open up my del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Karl Kapp: Scholar and a Revolutionary! Main | "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) » August 30, 2007 "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine) ( link ) "Employees at Homewood Suites by Hilton are taking charge of their own learning opportunities with video iPods. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 9, 2018

Mike Taylor

He talks about a new learning model driven by machine intelligence, micro-learning, and new video and social platforms like LinkedIn Learning that are helping companies upskill and transform their workforces. Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

I understand this list is more inclined towards tools that learning professionals use for their own learning as opposed to those used for creating learning programs or training sessions. Delicious – social bookmarking tool. Facebook – social networking site.

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Social Media Connection.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Social Media Connection.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

I havent gone very far but I like the sound of this: " OpenLaszlo programs are written in XML and JavaScript and transparently compiled to Flash and, with OpenLaszlo 4, DHTML.The OpenLaszlo APIs provide animation, layout, data binding, servercommunication, and declarative UI. del.icio.us

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). That being said, I believe Jane’s first misstep occurs when she uses the term Social Learning (big S, big L).

Web 2.0 Learning

Tony Karrer

I've read a bit from ( here , here , and here ) about Jet Blue's use of web 2.0 / social media tools to communicate between their staff of learning professionals. The Awareness platform includes tools such as blogs, wikis and social bookmarking / tagging.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gamelab Institute of Play

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Mobile, collaborative and location-based learning" (FutureLab) | Main | Your LMS Is a Control Freak » September 13, 2007 Gamelab Institute of Play ( link ) "Gamelab Institute of Play promotes GAMING LITERACY--the play, analysis,and creation of games--as a foundation for learning, innovation, andchange in the 21st century. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Out There Attend AERA?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | Hey! Ive always wanted to attend the American Education Research Associations annual meeting but have always either missed it timing wise or just been a little over-awed - have you seen the program ? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

Social Media included Twitter, Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. How many "learners" will benefit from this program or project? This time does not include ongoing learner support using social media and Intranet pages. Limited staff participation in the social media elements, specifically Twitter. Due to the less-than-expected use of Twitter among staff, there was less participation in the social media elements. eLearning Cyclops.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Look! The George Mason University Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University invite you to attend the 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium to be held on June 3, 4 & 5, 2008 in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

Does it align with the goals of your training program? In a previous set of articles, we looked at the advantages of using a massive open online course (MOOC) to incorporate informal learning into training programs. Social media and the MOOC dashboard.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it. The Wall Street Journal on June 18 ran an article on social networking at IBM. o IBM employees use a social bookmarking program called DogEar. del.icio.us

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Learner-Centered Instruction in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

MOOC pioneer George Siemens defines learner-centered instruction like this : “In a true learner-centered environment, the learner is the beginning and end point of the learning process, and his/her needs are the focus of the course/program/organization….Basically,

MOOCs and Unbundled Training

Your Training Edge

Organizations can also benefit from unbundling their training and development programs, particularly as it refers to time and content. Employees need training, and that training needs to be delivered quickly, efficiently, and often—in today’s rapidly changing environment, a continuous program of training is the only way to ensure that employees’ knowledge and skills are kept up-to-date and that businesses remain competitive.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

This blog will explore more than 60 tools and technologies for successfully implementing each of these elements in your technology-enabled training program. All training courses and programs should have learning objectives. Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking.

eLearning Cyclops: My Big Question Response - Predictions for My.

eLearning Cyclops

Believe it or not, this training program will incorporate the following: A web-based training (WBT) course that incorporates QR Codes and social bookmarking in addition to simulations, instruction and job aids. Blogging that also incorporates use of social media, social bookmarking and screencasts (thanks Screenr and DIIGO ). Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , Blogging , Classroom Training , e-Learning , LMS , m-Learning , Social Media.

eLearning Cyclops: Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

Social media - Right now I am in the midst of encouraging staff to use social media as a learning and teaching tool. Social media provides access to an immense amount of informal learning and direct access to experts outside the organization walls. My New Social Bookmarking Tool.

Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

In my instructional design graduate program, UMBC , I took several courses that focused on development, but they really only scratched the surface. Social/informal learning: Microblogging (e.g. Yammer or Twitter), blogs, social bookmarking (e.g. Social bookmarks is always a great way to find useful resources. Here are some of my bookmarks - development_tools , cloud , games , flash_tutorial , SCORM , HTML , HTML5.

Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced.

eLearning Cyclops: The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center

eLearning Cyclops

Programming the Simulation Centers Infant Mannequin. My New Social Bookmarking Tool. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, May 6, 2012. The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

Businesses have historically been very bad at measuring the return-on-investment of their training programs. Now, companies that want to effectively train their employees and ensure employees actually remember what they learn are looking for ways to integrate both knowledge transfer and performance support into their training programs. MOOCs are built on a philosophy of sharing, and by encouraging learners to create and share resources—via social bookmarking sites (e.g.,

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

Digitization of the instructor-led training delivery to maximize the effectiveness of instructor-led and virtual instructor-led training programs. You would get several benefits that help you maximize the effectiveness of instructor-led and virtual instructor-led training programs.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

Whether in a classroom setting, via an online course or otherwise, the resident subject matter expert (SME) within the organisation typically provides the learner with a programmed sequence of knowledge, carefully scaffolding their learning and – to adopt a cognitivist view – construct a basic framework of knowledge in the learner’s mind. Social and professional networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Instructivism is dead.

Cisco - Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

His team measures which notions draw the most activity and cherry-picks a handful to unveil at Cisco's quarterly leadership-development program. We're going to use social bookmarking to allow us to take the pulse of the organization," says Jim Grubb, who built the website (and whose day job is putting together John Chambers' demos). I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

What resources would u recommend for a baby boomer 2 become proficient in blogging, social networking, wikis, etc? Is there a simple way to convert info from a blog into an existing training program, such as a new employee orientation (so you can edit and update the orientation program as you discover things that need to be covered from your new employee's blogs)? from Maybe the ditch digger is really a closet Social Networking expert. or Social Networking 3.0.

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Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

EI Design

Digitization of the instructor-led training delivery to maximize the effectiveness of instructor-led and virtual instructor-led training programs. You would get several benefits that help you maximize the effectiveness of instructor-led and virtual instructor-led training programs.

How Social Media Has Changed Learning: A Few Answers Via Tweet Chat

Mindflash

I come up with new ideas for how to design a learning program or learn about a new tool to try. Question: How do you learn differently now, because of social media, than you did before social media? The beauty of social media is that people are more in control of their learning.

Develop Work Skills

Tony Karrer

Social bookmarking, searching browsing trails, capture of communications as clues to expertise. I think my question to Tony is - Are you sure that it is formal learning programs that are required. Stuart Henshall had asked on Twitter about ideas for posts. I sent him a reply and asked for his thoughts on my post New Work. He took me up on it and created quite an interesting reply. It sparked quite a few thoughts for me.

eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

Oh, the priest, rabbi and instructional designer identified a training need, collaborated on designing an effective learning program which was not implemented until it was damn well ready to be implemented. My New Social Bookmarking Tool. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, April 10, 2011.

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

Clark said: [I] just advised SME on converting to elearning, recommended Clive’s 60 mins , Cathy’s Action Mapping , and my own 7 Step program (of course). Community&# in the middle and blogs, wikis, discussion board, social bookmarking, and user-generated content surrounding it.).

Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

As social media technologies for learning become increasingly important to organizations and to individuals, instructional designers will need to focus on broad learning events and strategies that incorporate many approaches rather than on individual courses. Design a curriculum or program.

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The eLearning Coach

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