10 Social Media Rebuttals

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart posted a tongue-in-cheek video by Ron Desi of 10 reasons why you should not have social media in the organization, and is collecting rebuttals. I figured I should weigh in, so as not to be left out ;), but I’ll go on and list 10 reasons why you should want social media in your organization that aren’t aligned with the reasons not to! Social media is a fad. Social Media is a time waster. Tags: social

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media. For me Linkedin is the central social application, my tweets and blog post are also published on my Linkedin page, it is my professinal homepage on the web. Maybe I use too many of them.

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How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

Social media for trainers: think differently!

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The topic was: social media as learning instrument. I started with a line up: from no engagement with social media to intensive engagement. Only a few were using social media intensively and only one had followed the hashtag #tvt12 before the conference. Then we did a second line up between zero use of social media to intensive use of social media in the context of their trainings. With social media you can brew a powerful mix.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. At a minimum, most MOOCs today use discussion boards, blogs, and microblogs, and many have some kind of dedicated social network. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content. Facebook, aka social networking.

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. Guess who else is getting in the social media game? Social Media.

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

Synchronize video and animated objects

Adobe Captivate

Video gets a higher interaction rate on Social Media. One of the challenges that I faced in creating this project was to incorporate the video so that the timing of the video and of other animated objects on the stage were synchronized. I used the “Multi-Slide Synchronized Video” option in Captivate 2017 to achieve this. Objective: Add a video to a slide that is synchronized with other animated objects on the slide.

The risk of shifting instruction to social media

eLearning Evangelist

The point behind this posting is that while informal learning has great stories to illustrate how learning can take place in social media settings, the lack of structure has risks. I have repeatedly commented about the lack of study on the most effective approach to the use of synchronous online education. I'm still looking for a research study on effective synchronous online instruction.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

In-house mentorship is a great way to improve onboarding, synchronize methodology and processes, empower communication and employee retention. eLearning Featured Featured Posts employee engagement social mediaPeople are not alike so there is no perfect strategy or technique to personalize each employee experience and improve his/her engagement. Each person is responsible for their level of engagement at work.

Google+ Hangouts: Six Practical Uses for Online Education by Jeremy Vest

Learning Solutions Magazine

Blended Content Management Design Strategies Social Media SynchronousGoogle+ Hangouts is a video group-chat feature that Google added to its offerings this summer. In addition to video chat for up to 10 people, Hangouts provides most of the features of expensive online meeting Websites. Here are six quick applications that you may find useful as elements of your design inventory.

Building An Online Learning Community by Kevin Wilcoxon

Learning Solutions Magazine

How can an instructional designer (ID) leverage social interaction online to engage learners, increase exchange and dialogue, and get better results, without losing the purposeful focus provided by an instructor or traditional course content and structure? Asynchronous Blended Design Strategies Instructional Design Social Media Synchronous

Latest Trends In Human Resource Management

Origin Learning

Social Media skills and Employer Branding. A 2013 research has found out that this process is being led by the HRM function, which uses the social media to reach out to people. The two-way communication that social media facilitates, is making it possible for organisations to quantify the results of their branding activities in a much better manner. Human Resource Management is one of the crucial areas of overall business management.

Citrix Launches Multimedia Webcasting Service GoToWebinar Premier Event by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Asynchronous Mobile Learning Social Media Synchronous ToolsCitrix launches GoToWebinar Premier Event, which allows organizers to broadcast to larger consumer or business-focused audiences, reducing the communication and travel costs usually incurred when assembling larger audiences.

Review: The Online Learning Idea Book, Vol. 2 (Patti Shank, Ed.) by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

practitioners in the field, covering new approaches to online learning, such as the use of social. media, new tools, and other innovations such as Pecha Kucha. Asynchronous Blended Instructional Design Social Media SynchronousVolume 2 of Patti Shank's The Online Idea Book is now available. Continuing with the approach she. used in Volume 1 four years ago, Patti has updated the book with over 80 new ideas from.

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Emerging Online Learning Tools Research Session Mindmap

Clark Quinn

There were experts in each area, so names like Vanessa Dennan on social media, Curt Bonk in MOOCs, Florence Martin on synchronous Learning, and David Wiley on Open Education Research. I pushed further on both social media and synchronous learning for some take-homes (Curt didn’t take the bait ;). She also recommended only using social media for learner-centered reasons (I’d amend: for learn ing -centered reasons).

Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

Will the media that you are using work on the smaller smartphone screen, or does it need a larger PC screen? Strategize for social media use – Understand your instructional goals first and then think about how social media can fit those goals, not the other way around. Look at how informal learning takes place today in your organization, and think about how social media can extend that. There are a lot of great suggestions for Social Media use.

App Fusion: Inside eLearnchat — Live Streaming Community Collaboration by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

Professional Development Social Media SynchronousYou may have watched eLearnchat, or Leo Laporte’s TWiT.tv and wondered how you could use Webcasting to increase learning outcomes. Wonder no longer! This month’s App Fusion gives you the rundown on the applications, equipment, and content strategy you need for success! Future Trends Instructional Design Learning 2.0

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. If we separate the human aspect of social networking from the technology, we can learn a lot more about the power of networks – not just from today’s pundits, but from many years of sociological research on the topic.

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: School's Out – What Did We Learn? (Part 5) by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

Anne summarizes her experience in creating an environment and platform for social networking and social networking by college-bound 9th-graders. Social Media Synchronous Tools As always, the lessons learned weren’t just for the students, and they apply equally to learners of all ages and circumstances.

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: 9th-Graders Give Their Feedback (Part 4) by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social Media Synchronous Tools “After a few disappointing weeks of limited interest or participation by students and rumbling frustration on Ms. s part, I suggested we take part of a class session to get feedback from the students. We got an earful of useful input.”.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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It’s Not Personal

Tom Spiglanin

When interacting with social media, we really ought to take this into consideration, both sending messages and interpreting them. Skype group conversations are more synchronous. Changing Workplace Communication Social Learning Social Media Social Networking I recently witnessed several surprising examples of miscommunication on Twitter and Skype. Tension rose between people I thought were friends and harsh words were typed.

Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace by Paul on February 21, 2011 in social learning If you’ve paid any attention to the adult learning landscape over the last few years, you know that the new social learning push is being fueled by the emergence of social media. Social Learning Blog - March 7, 2011 [.]

How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

eLearning 24-7

In today’s higher education e-learning world, synchronous based learning rules. before the class is even launched (if they follow the synchronous based approach). . What would you rather prefer: A synchronous based course/class which provides no real engagement or interactivity and is truly one sided – linear? We require them to provide their license and social security. This includes using social media and not just say Facebook.

Twitter for Trainers: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Ideas

Mindflash

Go synchronous by using Justin.TV More : How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It. E-learning corporate learning learning and development social media trainingHow do you know an idea has gone thoroughly mainstream? It appears in melodramatic primetime television. This is even true of training. Take the ‘Twitter for Training’ episode of sudsy medical drama Grey’s Anatomy from last year for example.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

Glen also recommends The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous e‑Learning. evaluation m-learning social media virtual classrooms web 2.0I attended the annual LearnX Asia Pacific conference this week at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. While the weather was dreary, I found the sessions topical and thought provoking.

Can self-study be social?

Clive on Learning

In my last post, a review of The New Social Learning , I proposed that, with the rapid rush to using e-learning in the workplace, we are at greater risk of a surplus of isolated self-study than we are an explosion in the use of social media. In particular, I'm beginning to wonder whether self-study can feel social. You're very much on your own and, as social animals, you don't like it. If it does, even self-study can feel like a social experience.

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Where Organizations Go Wrong With e-Learning

eLearning Cyclops

e-Learning is also synchronous courses, blended learning, informal or social learning, etc. Distance Learning Social Media Misc. A post on e-Learning Guild's group on LinkedIn asked, "In What Ways Do Organizations Get eLearning Wrong?" This question really got me thinking. There are many organizations that get it right, but many get it wrong too. Here are my thoughts on pitfalls organizations must avoid.

What Makes Yammer Different?

eLearning Cyclops

It is a social network for only members of your organization. It does not have a TweetChat or TweetGrid type app that allows using hashtags to have a synchronous chat among numerous members. Yammer Social Media NetworkingI have started test driving Yammer. For the last six months, I have been using Twitter and getting great rewards from using it. So naturally a similar application that is tailored more for use in a corporate environment would spark my interest.

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Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

It fascinated social psychologist Stanley Milgram. So Milgram''s notion of six degrees is not so much a theory of learning, more a social contact theory, but it has significant implications for learning in the social media age. Milgram theorised that it could be established that no-one is separated from anyone else in the world by more than six social contacts. Who we know and who they know, he believed, define our social structure.

Coronavirus Update

CourseArc

We also want to encourage you to consider asynchronous learning as opposed to synchronous learning which is much more taxing on our servers. We also will keep everyone updated via social media. If you have suggestions or resources, such as tips for online discussion forums, supporting instructors new to online learning, or best practices using synchronous meeting tools for other schools that you are willing to share, please reach out.

Global conversations

Learning with 'e's

This means that texting too, has become normal practice, as has our use of touch screens, social media and search engines. It''s amazing to me how much we already take for granted, but probably the thing we take for granted the most, is our ability to have multiple, instantaneous and synchronous global conversations. communication e-mail Google Hangouts mobile phones Skype social media Touch screen videoconference Do you remember the days before the Web? I do.

"We" are Smarter then "Me" - Looking for Collaborative Input for SoMe Workshop

Mark Oehlert

I'm doing a pre-con workshop on Social Media and Learning and we're also doing a Social Learning Camp that will run throughout the conference. Of course I want to use Social Media to develop the ideas, themes and focal points for these events and I've always found that you can't really learn if something will work unless you actually try to use it for something - so here goes. So I'm doing a couple of things at DevLearn 2009 this year.

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

Whether or not we realise it, if we regularly use social media, we are members of the world wide digital tribe. Social media, the most social of all modern technologies, provided us with shared virtual spaces where we could ''meet''. Facebook is currently the largest of the digital totems in the social media universe. Internet memes - units of digital cultural knowledge - are very easily propagated and amplified across social media platforms.