You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This week I did some intakes for a course about learning technologies which is starting next Monday and I realized that actually very few people are using Twitter. That's a pity, because Twitter can actually help you to generate better ideas. elearning innovation research twitter

Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways


It is evident that web-based tools, such as Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, Videocasts and Media sharing sites and social messaging sites like Twitter, can create collaborative knowledge with the concerted efforts of all learners.

Social Awareness Program For Instructional Design Degree

Nick Leffler

I recently began a new consulting job with the Master’s program I got my degree from. It’s the MSIDT program at California State University Fullerton (CSUF). 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. I went through the program and I don’t regret it one bit.

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub.

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My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

One Million Registered Twitter Apps [link] via @ twitter #. Twitter is the newest tool for self-published stories, from FastCompany [link] #. RT @ CLOmedia : A new poll found a generational gap in workplace training programs. Why I Still Prefer Twitter Over Google+ (Way More) | [link] <I agree, simplicity is the key #. Following Twitter (an infographic) via @ techcrunch [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitter

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

Use Twitter to Increase your GPA!

E-Learning Acupuncture

Rey Junco , a professor at Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania, recently communicated the results of a research study where he showed that judicious use of Twitter infused into face-to-face classes in the Pre-Health Professional Program resulted in an increase in student GPS from 2.3 (Non-Twitter

Learning Programs From the Future


In this exercise I asked them to think ahead to five years in the future and ask themselves the question: How will our learning program have changed to become more SUCCESSFUL? We also discussed cross-selling nano programs into the longer-form versions and vice versa. .

Teaching Kids Programming

TechSmith Camtasia

Lynn Langit and her partner Llewellyn Falco firmly believe that programming should be a core skill taught in middle and high schools across the globe. Together, they combined years of professional programming experience to create Teaching Kids Programming (TKP).

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Number of Twitter Followers Not a Sign of Influence

Kapp Notes

According to a recent study Measuring the Influence of Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy , there are three main measures of influence in Twitter. And, it turns out, the number of followers a person has in Twitter (called indegree influence) is not a measure of influence. So having a lot of followers doesn’t really mean one has a high degree of influence via Twitter.

8 Interesting Things I Found on Twitter This Week

WalkMe Training Station

By now, we all know that Twitter is about much more than breaking news and celebrity feuds. Twitter offers an abundance of information about many professional topics. From personal insights to infographics and even e-books – your twitter feed has it all, in 140 characters or less.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter

Learning Visions

Monday, May 18, 2009 eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter You probably already know that Twitter is the 140-character microblogging platform. But Twitter is way more than that. Twitter is a powerful platform for resource sharing, community building and connection.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

Friday, October 03, 2008 All The Worlds A-Twitter Ive succumbed to Twitter. oh, yeah, I decided to "follow them" and they got an email from Twitter). Sue Waters sent me off to a great post shed written on getting started with Twitter. SoulSoup sent me a link to a post hed worked up on Twitter for business. Do you Twitter? Im cammybean on Twitter. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:00 AM Labels: twitter 11comments: Janet Clarey said.

Create Your Own Twitter-Powered Personal Learning Network


This leads to ho-hum programs. Then it occurred to me, “Why not post a question on Twitter and see if anyone has any ideas?&# Twitter is becoming a tool for personal development. The first reason is that Twitter is “real-time.&# Second, Twitter is open.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Testing Twitter Feed

Learning Visions

Thursday, October 02, 2008 Testing Twitter Feed Just testing folks. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Move along. Theres nothing to see here. Posted by Cammy Bean at 1:34 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer?

e-learning for social programs and community initiatives

Spark Your Interest

Here’s a list of some that I noted in my twitter feed or things I noted in the Instructional Designer’s Mindset : Mental health awareness: youth, men, First Nations, new mothers, etc. It can also benefit your certification program and complement your in person training. There are a lot of causes or issues in the world and we often see wonderful websites or resources that are beautifully presented to provide information related to a particular need.

Learning, Presentations, Twitter Polls, Design Programs, Foot in Mouth

Big Dog, Little Dog

offer Twitter-friendly headlines. 6 Great Twitter Quiz and Polling Apps - Read Write Web. A list of 6 services you can use to get the answers you need from your Twitter friends and followers. World's Best Design Programs - Business Week.

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How to Prepare Your Employees for Success in the Digital Age

Your Training Edge

Build a training program. Once you’ve identified the possible technological solutions and the skills gaps in your organization, you’ll need to implement training programs to put your digital transformation strategy in motion.

4 Ways to Implement a Competency Based Training Program


When adults join a training program, they bring with them two elements: they have varying levels of knowledge and they learn at varying paces. Competency-based training programs recognize these differences and match the training with the learner.

How To Brand Your Training Programs So They'll Last


Ultimately, sellers want their programs to sell. Creating a training brand allows companies to decide if your programs will complement their other learning offerings. Here are four things to look at when branding your training programs.

Enhancing ESL Programs with Online Lectures

TechSmith Camtasia

At the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, between 10 and 20 percent of our students are enrolled in our English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. Follow Nathan on Twitter @ndedtech. Guest post by Nathan Davidson. Think back to the time you spent in elementary school.

3 Tips for Building a Top Notch Continuing Education Program for Your Members


So, how do you offer a top-notch continuing education program that delivers the experience your members want? Regularly re-evaluate your continuing education program to ensure it’s meeting your goals and your members’ needs, and then experiment with new approaches.

Twitter: A New Way to Communicate with Your Students

DigitalChalk eLearning

One example of this is integrating Twitter in the classroom. What is twitter? Twitter is a social media site that allows you to send messages out up to 140 characters. Instructors can create specific Twitter accounts putting the students on these accounts and then tweeting announcements, which pop up on the students’ phones instantly or their computer. Also remember that twitter is limited on what you can say.

7 Programs that Increase Employee Engagement

Aktiv Mind

7 Programs that Increase Employee Engagement. Before you start reviewing different software programs there is an important step you need to take; you need to hear from your employees. Here are some of our favorite project management programs that help you connect with your employees and increase their level of commitment and engagement. Bloomfire : Finding a project managment program that your employees will like, and more importantly use can be challenging.

Storytelling, Programming, and Dumb Ways to Die: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

Employee Orientation programs are perfect partners for social media

Spark Your Interest

How about looking at your orientation program as the conduit from external to internal? Set up an orientation hashtag on twitter (your recruiters would love you for that), give the new employees the ability to blog about their experiences – privately if your organization is a bit more conservative, publicly if you choose.

Wikipedia, Stress, Innovation, & Twitter

Big Dog, Little Dog

Note: Switch the term "CIO" for any leader within any part of your organization) "That's probably the single biggest thing people have got to get over is this notion that innovation is this very unique, disruptive thing," said Mark McDonald, Gartner group vice president of executive programs. "If

How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program


As a result, Adobe’s Social Shift Program , which shares guidelines for social sharing and brand advocacy, was launched; the Adobe Life blog , which shares an insider view of life at Adobe, and the companion #AdobeLife social campaign were created.

TWearning? 47 Awesome Twitter Tools

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

TWITTER is only one of Many micro-blogging platforms. The open platforms allow others to create custom applications that leverage the content of another system via that system's API, or application programming interface. Follow dl08 on twitter for all of the latest updates.

Free webcast (ASTD members) - Twitter 101: The Basics and Tips for Learning Use

Take an e-Learning Break

ET Presenter: David Kelly Twitter is an excellent tool to leverage for both personal and professional learning and growth, and more and more organizations are harnessing its power as part of learning programs. And with that, many learning professionals are encountering the same challenges, such as: How can I use Twitter in my learning programs if I don't even know how to use Twitter myself? Thursday, January 12 • 2:00 p.m.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning. However, from a social-constructist view you might see a twitter network building relations.

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Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

Connect with me on Twitter or LinkedIn. If you’d like to attend a free webinar on how to implement your LMS, join me tomorrow ! Quite a few of us hear the words “learning management system implementation” and run for the hills. It’s natural to be afraid of taking on a project that is totally outside of your normal, everyday function. No need to worry – implementing an LMS is absolutely something you can do. The most critical part of any LMS implementation is your project plan.

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This Week on #TalkTech: iBooks Author, “Learnist” Social Learning Platform, and Downsides of BYOD Programs

Bottom-Line Performance

Join us at 3 pm EST on Twitter to learn how iBooks Author can replace “click next” eLearning, social learning platforms like Learnist can be used for organizational learning, and weighing the pros and cons of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs. Topic 3: What are the downsides of BYOD programs? We’ll explore some of the downsides companies like Cisco are seeing with BYOD programs.

Free Webinar on July 19! “15 Ways to Market Your Training Program & Learning Tech”

Adobe Captivate

Hi all, I recently asked on Twitter and LinkedIn if there were any free webinar topics you would like to see. It’s called 15 Ways to Market Your Training Program & Learning Tech. You may have the world’s best training program, but that doesn’t mean much if your learners don’t show up for class! Introduce new learning technology, such as a learning management system, in a way that is engaging and beneficial to your overall training program.

#songsincode - Learning Programming Logic

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

#songsincode is a meme that started last week on twitter. There is a strange elegance to programming code that only certain people understand. Programming is similar to writing in that you can do something in MANY lines of code and it will work. But if you TRULY understand advanced programming logic you can do the exact same "something" in 1 or 2 lines. But just for validation I went back to TWITTER and asked.

This Week on #TalkTech: iBooks Author, “Learnist” Social Learning Platform, and Downsides of BYOD Programs

Bottom-Line Performance

Join us at 3 pm EST on Twitter to learn how iBooks Author can replace “click next” eLearning, social learning platforms like Learnist can be used for organizational learning, and weighing the pros and cons of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs.

This Week on #TalkTech: iBooks Author, “Learnist” Social Learning Platform, and Downsides of BYOD Programs

Bottom-Line Performance

Join us at 3 pm EST on Twitter to learn how iBooks Author can replace “click next” eLearning, social learning platforms like Learnist can be used for organizational learning, and weighing the pros and cons of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs.