The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict. Seriously, it was nothing to participate on some level in no less than three twitter chats a week. In this two-part post, I am going to tackle the biggest issues I feel are affecting twitter chats today.

L&D's Role in a Purpose Driven Workplace

ID Reflections

This post is inspired by last week's # ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. Italics mine - [link] Assuming we have such Purpose Driven Workplaces (PDW) what would be L&D role here?

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Trending Sources

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

This post is inspired by the #ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. L&D’s Role in the VUCA World. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today.

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Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. It’s something that can also work for live courses in a hybrid learning scenario: Purdue University, for example, has been experimenting with an app that allows students to “backchannel” during class through Facebook and Twitter.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

doing to be effective in her role. or Twitter? Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

Last week our conversation centered around the twitter chat. How twitter chats, in general, may be improved and I have to say the response was great. If CSI can do it, surely we can make it happen in twitter chats? However, perhaps now, the twitter chat has become the new silo.

Learning with 'e's: Teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

Most would agree that Twitter was one of the social networking phenomena of 2008, and has enjoyed exponential growth in popularity. Below are my 10 top uses of Twitter for education: 1. Twitter Stalking’ Follow a famous person and document their progress.

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The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, Twitter, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. This source estimates that there have been 163 billion tweets since the dawn of Twitter. Follow and participate in discussions with experts on Twitter and in forums.

The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, Twitter, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. This source estimates that there have been 163 billion tweets since the dawn of Twitter. Follow and participate in discussions with experts on Twitter and in forums.

Using Twitter as a Professional Development Tool

The Learning Circuits

Immediately one word came to mind: Twitter. It isn't the tool itself that has been so impact full for me; it's the world to which Twitter opened up to me. Then I discovered Twitter. From that moment on, I have never looked at 'Training' the same, and each day the interactions I have on Twitter continue to shape me as a professional. I find that Twitter has the audience and usage that best provides professional development support for those in our field.

Why You Should be Using Twitter as a Learning Tool

OpenSesame

Twitter is starting to be utilized in classrooms and virtual-learning situations to supplement and encourage a shared learning experience. Twitter is a 140-character microblogging site. But Twitter isn’t just a casual experience shared among friends. Here are five ways Twitter can be an effective learning tool in your classroom: 1. Twitter is an excellent way to get students involved in a larger conversation. Professionals in every industry are on Twitter.

How to Write an Awesome Training Role-Play

Launchfire

You’re ready to start writing your new training role-play. And when you’re trying to create a role-play that doesn’t make your employees groan, starting can feel impossible. You don’t need to be a writer, or even know that much about writing to create a great role-play.

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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. Retweeting also expands your role as a content curator.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

At other times you might find that emotion plays a subtle role. A major theme of the conference was the role of emotion of visceral reactions in the decision making process of learners.

Computers, Learning Professionals, and their Roles in Curation

The Learning Circuits

In my first post for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool. In this closing post in my Learning Circuits series, I want to dig into curation in greater detail, describing what role technology plays in the curation workflow, and what it looks like for learning. In the age of facebook shares/likes, Twitter retweets, and other social media sharing tools.

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Role Playing. Learning happens through the actions involved in everyday situations where employees have to play certain roles – a sales representative, a marketing expert, the operations manager, an HR executive and so on. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

Benign role-playing

Clark Quinn

In #lrnchat a couple of weeks ago on anxiety in learning, Shannon Tipton suggested that role plays are the worst. We debated it a bit on twitter, and we thought maybe we should make the argument more extended, so here’s my take. Her concern, as I understood it, was role plays where a subset get up and play roles in front of the room are uncomfortable. That is, there’re roles and goals, and they’re set up to illustrate a point.

What is the role of the LMS in the modern workplace?

Jane Hart

Please take my Twitter (straw) poll, as I am writing a new article on the role … Social learningThe 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report says that “new tools are leaving behind the traditional LMS” What part will a LMS play in your organisational learning strategy in the next few years?

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. 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. In that case twitter is very important.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

Tracking Micro Learning with Tin Can API : This article (by Tadej Stanic, CEO at Edynco) discusses the significance of tracking micro learning and how Tin Can API plays a key role in the process.

Boiling the backchannel

E-Learning Provocateur

So I see heating up the backchannel as a critical aspect of the conference organiser’s role. Tweeters like quoting the presenter, but they’re less likely to do so if he or she isn’t on Twitter. I enjoy attending conferences.

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Conflicting personas: social media as an ‘AND’ role (initially titled ‘AND’ job which is entirely inappropriate, even for this blog)

Janet Clarey

Anyway, this is one of the silly comments used in an attempt to illustrate Twitter’s (in)significance – David Letterman’s first tweets: What’s lifted is usually day-to-day snark or silliness that fuels a community. teaching about my “AND&# role.

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

Janet Clarey

My email conversation came at a time when I saw the tweet (below) from Clark Quinn on Twitter so I felt some sort of validation of my opinion (don’t you love serendipity?). See what the role of L & D is.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. Twitter: The trigger question, “What’s Happening”?

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

A twitter follower stated a good point though, saying that there is a disarray in e-learning and for the most part, I think he is right. ” – Craig Weiss in his LinkedIn post here. “ QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!”

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

Inspirational Role Models – There are always a few early adopters and trend setters. The latter need strong role models whose behaviour they can emulate, whose successes and failures are out there for all to see.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

That is where they have spent most of their time, on their phones using IM’s and SMS and on their PC’s & laptops (browsing, blogging, YouTubing, Facebook, and Twitter etc.). A recent survey by CareerBuilder informs us that 45% employers now search for candidates on social media websites, compared to 28% in 2008. Apart from that, employers are using social media sites to background check and get references for employees.

Who we are

Learning with e's

Twitter can be a particularly powerful forum for such dialogue, as it proved once again today. Guido Gautsch , a teacher in Melbourne agreed, but argued that it was probably not possible to separate them on open social media platforms such as Twitter. Who are you?

‘High Stakes’ Employee Training: The Crucial Role of Simulating the Consequences

Mindflash

Examples: During a simulated sale (say, a videotaped role play), if trainees don’t get the sale, they have to go tell your boss what happened. Follow him on Twitter.

Reimagine Your Role: ATD TechKnowledge 2017

InSync Training

If you attended and have feedback or would like to continue the conversation reach out to me on Twitter @InSyncJennifer #ATDTK. I'll tell you a secret. I enjoy speaking at ATD TechKnowledge more than I do ATD ICE. The people at this conference are so focused on a common goal - using EdTech to support the learning function. Everyone you talk to has a story to tell and a problem to solve - and I believe I learn more from the attendees then they learn from me!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples.

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The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

Some don’t even have a Facebook account, let alone Twitter. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples.

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Disruptive education

Learning with e's

She sees the teacher role changing, and argues that technology is a driving force in that change. edenoslo education Technological Determinism social media Oslo learning June Breivik blogging Twitter EDEN Conference flipped classroom

Visions and values #EEVV351

Learning with e's

Questions came from both inside and outside the lecture hall, as educators around the globe joined in and eavesdropped on the conversation through the module Twitter hashtag #EEVV351.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g. Also, we need to pay attention to the growing power, ubiquity and utility of the mobile phone and the central role it is already playing in enabling ‘anytime anyplace’ learning for students.

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Do you have a Personal Development Plan?

Learning Cafe

It’s a working document that should reflect steps to becoming the best you can be in your current role but also your career aspirations and potential future roles. Sat in a meeting room somewhere in Manchester my quarterly review was drawing to a close.