Features You Need to Know About eLearning Search Functions

Your Training Edge

However, with such an expanding online presence, the search capabilities for these learning platforms are constantly being adjusted and improved, and there’s a knack for getting your course positioned at the top of the rankings. With estimates suggesting that workers spend around 20% of their day searching for the right content, not only is this impacting their ability to learn effectively, it’s also wasting everybody’s time. Optimize for Predictive Search.

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Benefits of Education Streaming Platforms to Students and Tutors

ProProfs

The legacy education system of brick and mortar has gradually transformed into live streaming platforms within a short time. By adhering to the safety precautions recommended by WHO and local government policies, social distancing is the only way to overcome this challenge. As a part of this, education systems are quickly moving towards the live streaming platforms and utilizing their full potential. How Education Streaming Benefits Students.

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Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. As people use various different web sites to blog, update their status, post their location, or photos, sites and tools have emerged to aggregate these various actions into a continuous eclectic stream of activities. Activity stream aggregators typically republish activities in reverse chronological order, independent of type of activity. Marc Canter: Diso Activity Streams Standard.

5 Challenges Developing E-Learning as a Revenue Stream

Connect Thinking

As an independent e-learning consultant, I’m often asked how to develop e-learning courses as a viable revenue stream for their business - to sell to clients. In the age of YouTube, Social Media, personalisation and instant gratification of information, is your 60 minute page turning e-learn really going to cut the mustard? Your usual training business website may not have the traffic or search engine optimisation to generate the right visitors.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. In reality, this social LMS feature set was all sales sizzle.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

A search for “Angry Bird Walkthroughs” on YouTube returns 18,500 results. Not because the videos aren’t all helpful, but because the motivation for participation is very different than that inside an enterprise social learning environment. So, while the “players” in a corporate social learning environment are not paid in the traditional sense, there are aspects of game mechanics that can be used to encourage participation.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. However, I can see only 3 real reasons why a Trainer, L&D professional, Chief Learning Officer, Director, Manager, and all manner of L&D positions, wouldn’t professionally be on some form or another of social media. Run a search for adult learning, or professional development. Social media is perfect for networking.

3 questions to ask before starting social learning

Sponge UK

You’re thinking about introducing social learning, but before you start you need to ask some questions. If you can find out the answers to these questions you’ll be in a better position to start incorporating social learning into your elearning strategy. For a brief overview of social learning and what it means in the context of elearning for an organisation have a look at our blog post: An introduction to social learning. 2: What do you want out of social learning?

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Your company will install an in-house social network. Wise Chief Learning Officers are thinking about how social networks will augment learning & development. Imagine that a Senior Executive in your company returns from Thanksgiving weekend having read white papers from IBM that say social business is the next step in the overall evolution of business. The allure of social business is captivating.

Defining Social Learning

Marcia Conner

Two years after we published The New Social Learning , I still hear people say “there is no definition” or worse yet, defining it in truly silly ways. A post with a slide of my definition is consistently one of the most popular posts on this site so I thought people might appreciate more on how I define the terms and what social learning is not. How do you define social learning? I define social learning as participating with others to make sense of new ideas.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. Over 2,400 social media sites.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. How do I search for information?”. Networks Social Learning

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? Facebook is the Godzilla of social networks. Uncategorized elearning social media

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), social networking itself is not going anywhere. But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? Facebook is the Godzilla of social networks. Uncategorized elearning social media

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. Here’s the deal: your social media connections deliver a lot of good content, but there’s just so much of it…and it doesn’t stop. Cons of Social Media: Where’s the Social?

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. Over 2,400 social media sites.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

Matrix

Observational learning is a major component of Bandura’s social learning theory. If nowadays an adult person needs to find out how to do something (bake an apple pie, for example) he or she will most probably turn to the internet and search for videos that illustrate how the delicious fruit filled pastry comes to be. Social learning through networks. Social learning occurs pretty much all the time these days. How Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) works.

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. Being a Learning Rebel means using social tools such as the, allusive and widely misunderstood, hashtag to take your learning design one step further toward engagement and interactivity. How to use in learning: Creating a proper, succinct hashtag will allow for a more targeted search.

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. One thing I love doing on Social Media networks is to observe how other people and Brands approach conversations with their customers. Social Media gives Brands Permission Marketing. He made a lot of sense then and even today with the advent of Social Media, the principals still make a lot of sense.

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Imagine a senior executive in your company returns from Thanksgiving weekend having read white papers from IBM that say social business is the next step in the overall evolution of business. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Front-running companies are installing social networks such as Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, SharePoint, Ideo and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. YouTube viewers on the other hand, are searching for video so they are willing to watch longer. Jot down topics and times on a pad and paper while you are live streaming so you can easily find the good parts when you’re done. Similarly, Animoto reports that square videos are shared 22% more on social media.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS 5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base by Paul on September 22, 2010 in customer service , sales A key driver of your company’s value is the aggregate value of your customer base. Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

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New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

How can ebooks, the iPad, and social media shape the future of learning? In preparation for that change, professionals everywhere are starting to turn their attention to digital and social platforms to figure out what all the fuss is about. The early adopters of social media can be intimidating: they have thousands of followers and subscribers and seem to be posting constantly. It’s your elevator pitch in the world of social media.

Creating Online Social Learning Membership Sites with Web Development Agency Owner, BuddyPress Expert, and StudyChurch Founder Tanner Moushey

LifterLMS

Learn about creating online social learning membership sites with web development agency owner, BuddyPress expert, and StudyChurch founder Tanner Moushey in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris and Tanner dive into what BuddyPress is and how you can use it on your sites to create a powerful social media experience on your site. BuddyPress is a plugin for WordPress that allows you to turn your website into a social media platform of sorts.

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Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning

G-Cube

The text alternative to a tutorial video is also useful for returning learners who wish to search for a specific topic or refresh their memory by skimming the content. ? Not only a myriad of topics and contexts can be built into an animation video, it also takes care of various biases which can creep in while talking to learners from different demographics – social, geographical or economic. ? Thus video-streaming is moving beyond the entertainment area into training and learning.

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SMAC and the Shift in Learning Paradigm

Origin Learning

Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) are the four pillars which are driving business innovation worldwide. Here’s how: Social Applications and Media allow businesses to reach their customers anywhere anytime, as most of these customers now use Mobile technologies to interact, communicate, search and buy products and services. Today’s generation, the Millenials; is a social generation.

Top 10 Learning Tools for 2019

Clark Quinn

Slack: I work with a number of groups, and one in particular really benefits from the social interaction Slack provides between meetings. There’s also a steady stream of the latest news. DuckDuckGo: I’ve largely replaced Google for search, but search (and Wikipedia) are powerful learning opportunities. Social media (read: LinkedIn/Facebook): places where I hang with my colleagues, ask questions, and see what dialogs are going on.

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. We all recognize Internet search as one way we find information. More important is that we evaluate and filter the results of our search, which we do almost without thinking. If we still haven’t found what we need, we modify our search and restart the process. Organizations Don’t Tweet, People Do: A Managers Guide to the Social Web.

Best Video Hosting Solutions for Online Courses

LearnDash

YouTube isn’t just a video streaming site—it’s also the second largest search engine in the world after Google. Advanced subscriptions offer lead generation tools, and their premium service includes live streaming. You’re creating a video series for your course.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. Everyone knows that you go to YouTube to search for a video. YouTube is a search-based platform, meaning people type in what they’re looking for. Search implies intent, like you actually know what you’re looking for (or at least have a general idea).

Learning Pool listed as ‘Top Employee Onboarding Learning Management Systems’ 2020

Learning Pool

Learning Pool was particularly praised for its industry-leading Learning Experience Platform, Stream, which helps to transform user engagement with social and self-directed learning, natural language deep search and personalized recommendations. Learning Pool, the leading elearning solutions provider, is thrilled to have made the 2020 list for ‘Top Employee Onboarding Learning Management Systems’ by eLearning Industry. .

Coronavirus content and more from Learning Pool

Learning Pool

From Compliance, Foundation Skills and Leadership Skills, to Public Sector, Social Care and Financial Services, we’re confident there is something for everyone. . Stream LXP . With Learning Pool’s Stream LXP, your learning can be transformed digitally in no time. . Smart, simple and social, Stream LXP brings learning into the daily workflow, giving learner’s access to great content that they can quickly and easily use to help them perform better in their current role. .

Learning Pool listed on eLearning Industry’s Top Compliance Training Learning Management Systems list 2020

Learning Pool

Learning Pool was particularly praised for its industry-leading Learning Experience Platform, Stream , which helps to transform user engagement with social and self-directed learning, natural language deep search and personalized recommendations. Learning Pool, the leading e-learning solutions provider, is thrilled to have made the 2020 list for ‘Top Compliance Training Learning Management Systems’ by eLearning Industry. .

Meta-learn what?

Clark Quinn

What you actively seek really is your searching abilities. When do you google, when do you do an internal search, when do you check out a book? Do you know how to make a good search string? Then, you also want to set up a stream of information that comes to you. Who to follow on social media? What streams of information? Note that this crosses over into social, but people don’t necessarily know you’re following them.

Build the map that lets your learners Discover, Coach & Share

Docebo

Instead they search outside of your learning platform or seek out those few individuals they know as experts within the organization. or, for LMS platforms with a social sharing feature, learners can add it into their platforms themselves. Artificial Intelligence crawls each piece of content to understand it , generates a list of learners who are most likely to benefit from it, and deepens the platform’s search so content is easy to discover directly at the point of need.

Presenting in a networked age

Clark Quinn

It may be that you can get so caught up in the chat, or the search to comprehend a term, that you lose the thread of the discussion. In the last presentation I gave, it was awkward when a moderator had to read me the questions from the audience, and I couldn’t ask a general question an just survey the stream. I realize it’s difficult to both present and monitor a chat stream, and not all presenters can do it, so having a moderator can be a benefit.