LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Social media is a big part of our lives, and it is the future of learning and development. The Internet and social media allow people to blog, tweet, collaborate, post video and content, discuss, and even rate experiences. In fact, you may start to see a newer term in relation to Learning Management Systems: SLMS, or Social Learning Management System. Depending on your vendor, new media features may be part of your LMS.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I typically use the 80/20 rule in social media (80% business, 20% personal). Pick two of your connections who would be strong references for you, and ask them to write a recommendation. Social Mediaby Sally Cox    As a freelancer, people are always asking me how I find work. The answer for me has two parts:  I have a strong LinkedIn profile. I have a small pool of recruiters who know my skill set and find work FOR me.

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Social Media and the Smart Worker

Jane Hart

Social media is affecting all our lives – it has disrupted countries and it is unsettling organisations. Although more and more people are now using the term “social learning&# to mean the use of social media for learning, most of them are simply referring to how social media can be used within formal, social learning/training – whereas this is only a small part of the picture.

Switch for social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Even though I am now not using the field as consciously as when I was guiding organisational change trajectories, I feel when I work on introducing social media I may apply it too and could improve. Anyhow I also bought 'organisatiedynamica' by Thijs Homan and it's competing with social media for trainers by Jane Bozarth for my attention. So what happens if we apply these ideas about change to introducing social media in organisations?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. be referred back to at any time.

How Social Media is Effective for E-Learning

Your Training Edge

We cannot deny how social media has become a part of our daily lives, how it has influenced us and how it has connected us to the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus are among the social media platforms that almost everyone accesses today. Aside from providing a means to peek into other people’s lives, communicate without borders, and serve as entertainment, we cannot take away the value social media provides in e-Learning.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

Well, references to this example and the “visual theft” relating to knowledge, wisdom, and skills have been made by evolutionary biologist Mark Pagel in a 2011 TED talk! In the context of learning, it’s apt to mention that the world is moving from exclusivity to inclusivity and it would do better to know and understand the new language in the making – social media learning or social learning (as per the ongoing debate by experts).

Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

My previous article, Social media: It’s not about the technology! focused on the internal use of social media by employees to import and share knowledge inside the organisation. This article shifts its focus to the external use of social media by employees to export knowledge outside of the organisation. I think it’s fair to say that some companies still have a phobia about social media.

The Science of Social Media Marketing: What do people share?

ID Reflections

I don't usually upload videos directly, but this one from O'reillyMedia on the The Science of Social Media Marketing is a must watch for all interested in using Social Media to reach out, influence, spread ideas, create memes. A related article you may like to read: Rethinking Online Course Marketing: Build a Tribe in Six Steps Do see the webcast below.The Science of Social Media Marketing. meme social media marketing Web 2.0

Social Media and Experimental Innovation

Clark Quinn

Interesting post by Clark Quinn - Innovating by Conversation - where he refers to the idea of the Experimental Innovator - an innovator who iterates through lots of ideas before arriving at something that works. But one of the promises of social media is that we can arrive at innovation more quickly and test it more quickly.

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

The 70:20:10 model of reference for workplace learning implies that traditional training methods are just a small jigsaw piece in a very large puzzle. 20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). Social learning means people. Social media also means people. Digitalizing social learning?

How we keep up our Social Media Marketing game?

Hurix Digital

Kami Huyse, the Oprah Winfrey in the world of public relations, says, “The first rule of social media is that everything changes all the time. The world is becoming smaller, thanks to the magnitude of information available on social media platforms alone. A BFSI sector client advertising on social media has to navigate a veritable minefield of rules, regulations and norms. Unraveling the Social Media Strategy.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise. The ones I like, I tag for later reference. And so it is with social media content, it just keeps coming with all of its alerts and beeps and constant notifications.

Social media and its impact on workplace learning OR how the Smart Worker works and learns

Jane Hart

Social media is affecting all our lives – it has disrupted countries and it is unsettling organisations. Although more and more people are now using the term “social learning&# to mean the use of social media for learning, most of them are simply referring to how social media can be used within formal, social learning/training – whereas this is only a small part of the picture.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. Raise your hand if you have had to deal with social media issues in the workplace! What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING ! Widespread Social Media Use. Social media applications are all around us. population has a social media profile of some type.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network by Jolene on April 28, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , Video , social learning According to the 1996 report from the U.S. They might even jot down a few notes that you can reference the next time you troubleshoot that widget problem. Social Media.

Social Media and Experimental Innovation

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Clark Quinn - Innovating by Conversation - where he refers to the idea of the Experimental Innovator - an innovator who iterates through lots of ideas before arriving at something that works. But one of the promises of social media is that we can arrive at innovation more quickly and test it more quickly.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes. eLearning Coach: What are your criteria for defining a technology as social ?

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0

Social Learning does NOT mean Social Media

Matrix

The 70:20:10 model of reference for workplace learning implies that traditional training methods are just a small jigsaw piece in a very large puzzle. 20% of learning happens through others, coworkers and managers alike, each time we seek or give feedback, attend one-to-one meetings or proactively learn through teams or professional networks (social learning). Social learning means people. Social media also means people. Digitalizing social learning?

"Social Media for Learning" meets "Show Your Work": The 21 Day Drawing Challenge

bozarthzone

There''s a fun social learning activity going on via Lynda.com., Led by artist Von Glitschka, the project offers a daily new assignment (like "draw a cat" or "draw a man on a unicycle using only a continuous line") along with a quick overview video and printable reference worksheet. So if you''re interested in using social media to support instruction, and/or seeing how "show your work" really works (or if you''re interested in learning to draw!)

Social Media & eLearning: Two Peas in a Pod

OpenSesame

A year ago if you were to ask if I see any commonalities between social media and elearning I would respond with, “absolutely not - they’re total opposites.” On the other hand, social media is used for connecting with family and friends, posting photos and making status updates. Despite these obvious differences, elearning and social media have a lot in common and can benefit from one another.

Using Social Media to Improve Workplace Learning

Janet Clarey

Just finished up an online presentation, Using Social Medial to Improve Workplace Learning , slides below. and this one “ideal online community&# : Le slides: Using Social Media Tools To Improve Workplace Learning. 2/3’s didn’t have a strategy for social media. Most of us reported moderate usage social media. “Learning is an integral and inseparable aspect of social practice.&# (Lave & Wenger, 1991).

Be a Persuasive Storyteller in Social Media - Tip #128

Vignettes Learning

Social Media and the Leader Results of a survey showed that 75% of employees perceived that social media presence improves the ability to lead. Tu and McIsaac defined social presence as “the degree of feeling, perception, and reaction to being connected by CMC (Computer Mediated Communication) to another person through text.” Build social presence by choosing a network where most of your audience is active. We use social media to help in sharing stories.

Tools for conviviality? Illich and social media

Learning with 'e's

Ivan Illich hoped for a time when the transmission model of education, or ''funnels'', would be replaced by ''educational webs'' - his notion of what we now recognise as social networks. What would Illich have made of the social web? In so many ways, the social web mirrors Illich''s ideas for ''information exchanges'', and ''peer matching'' services, especially where facilitated through mobile, internet enabled personal devices. References Alexander, C.,

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

Mindflash

The topic was how social media has changed learning, and what follows is some of the discussion questions and responses from #lrnchat participants, many of whom I have met at conferences and other events, and whom I also consider friends. 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.

Digital, Rapid eLearning, & Social Media Conversations

The Learning Circuits

From Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom - Innovate Digital wisdom is a twofold concept, referring both to wisdom arising from the use of digital technology to access cognitive power beyond our innate capacity and to wisdom in the prudent use of technology to enhance our capabilities. Spy Listen in on the social media conversations of any topic you're interested in.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers

Big Dog, Little Dog

Welcome to the seventh stop of the Blog Book Tour for Jane Bozarth's new book, Social Media for Trainers. If you have been following the blog book tour , then you know Jane's book not only provides an introduction for understanding how to use social media tools, such as blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and wikis; but is also chock-full of examples. Social learning works in a similar manner in that it allows the learners to perceive others for comparison and self-evaluation.

How Freelance Clients Find Me

Experiencing eLearning

I refer work to others when I’m too busy or it isn’t a good fit, and others return the favor. Social Media and Online Communities. Images (except the portfolio screenshot) from GraphicStock.com Filed under: Careers & Work , e-Learning , Instructional Design , Social Media. Careers & Work e-Learning Instructional Design Social Media freelance learning community online portfolios portfolio

Grow Your Negotiating Capabilities Using eLearning

Your Training Edge

Use Social Media and Online Resources. Almost all social networks have search features. Click on some of the negotiation resources, read, and if you are satisfied, subscribe to or follow the insightful resources for future reference. If you can’t keep up with negotiation experts on social media platforms, you can opt for negotiation websites and blogs. Search and follow negotiation training experts on their social media pages.

13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

In higher education, this has been referred to as the “unbundling of time.”. 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. Millennials and the generations that will come after them are digital natives whose educational, social, and professional lives take place largely online.

Digital, Rapid eLearning, & Social Media Conversations

Big Dog, Little Dog

Digital wisdom is a twofold concept, referring both to wisdom arising from the use of digital technology to access cognitive power beyond our innate capacity and to wisdom in the prudent use of technology to enhance our capabilities. Listen in on the social media conversations of any topic you're interested in. One strand of massive connectionism is currently called social media. From Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom - Innovate.

Cracking the Engagement Nut - Social Media is Everyone's Job

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Here's a great reference to use when trying to convince your boss about social media. So, maybe there's help for the millions of command and control orgs still trying to "manage" social media. Amplify’d from www.poynter.org Why The New York Times eliminated its social media editor position “Social media can’t belong to one person; it needs to be part of everyone’s job,&# Preston said.

ROE vs ROI – A Focus on Engagement

Association eLearning

But does that mean associations shouldn’t be concerned with the return on investment (ROI) for their efforts in social media, on their website or blog and in their online communities? The goal is to grow your community, strengthen loyalty, create an unbreakable bond with the association, and a desire for the member to refer your association to others. Liking/sharing/promoting your content on social media? Social media.

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Mark Sheppard: Entering the Backchannel of ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

” Ten years on I’m not sure we’re much farther ahead in obtaining decent filters, but many folks are developing their own habitual and cognitive practices to manage the array of messages and media, particularly at events such as ICE. In 2016 I referred to them as “Personal Correspondents”, and the term still works. Social Backchannel Lurking. Buckle up people, it’s ATD ICE 2018!

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

You are probably already familiar with the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM, which is a specification that allows learning management systems (LMSs) to track e-learning user activities. Here is where the problem becomes immediately evident: with cloud-based resources, Khan Academy videos, mobile learning applications, social media, and so on, most of our learning activities don’t actually take place inside an LMS.

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Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

Bottom-Line Performance

Our staff has had many a great conversation with RJ on Twitter and the relationship is yet another example of how powerful social media can be for connecting like-minded professionals within their fields. We find it helpful to go back and reference the key points and ideas that participants have shared. Mobile Learning Social Media Uncategorized

Changing Training Paradigms

Your Training Edge

Here I am referring learners as people. They expect responsive and sophisticated training integrated into everything, from web design to social media to smart phone apps. Moving ahead, it is anticipated a business environment having sophisticated learners expecting instructionally sound strategies and techniques, collaborated with rich-media content, including video learning and visuals aids for demonstration of concepts.

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Location-based Apps - Social Media Savvy CEO - I love this stuff!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

For the n00bs out there, "checking in" goes like this: 1) go to some some destination (store, restaurant, gas station, school.etc) 2) Take out your phone and open your favorite location-based social app. This will be hard for anyone to grasp if their only reference point for learning is a classroom. Its social. It requires the free form exchange of ideas and social give and take.

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

That’s why Instructional Design Guru defines terms from Instructional Design, Cognitive Psychology, Social Media, Multimedia, Technology and Law. It is powered by a glossary that carries over 450 terms on subjects related to learning design (including Cognitive Psychology, Instructional Design, Learning Theory, Online Learning, Multimedia Development and Social Media), along with definitions. THE QUOTE: “ Instructional Design is complex and overlaps with many fields.