How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. We’ve found our own niche in the social media solar system… and it takes our team 30ish minutes a week to fully participate. There’s no box to check when learning socially with peers.

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. Vendor Section.

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Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? See, it is social learning. Tim Berner-Lee, Founder of the World Wide Web and coined the term “Web 2.0″

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. Vendor Section.

How Sellers Can (and Should) Adapt to a Virtual World

Allego

Virtual selling—working a deal remotely when you can’t be there in person—is the new normal for B2B salespeople. But being a great virtual salesperson doesn’t mean simply conducting every meeting via video conference. In the virtual world, we must be more organized post-call.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social E-Mail - Google Buzz.

11 Smart Tips to Choose the Right eLearning Vendor

Hurix Digital

eLearning is one of the top choices of enterprises all over the world to meet their training needs. What makes eLearning stand out is its virtual one-to-one model, allowing employees to progress rapidly while ensuring reduced consumption in terms of trainers, travel, etc. This blog will give you tips to choose the right eLearning vendor. A single trainer can attend to more individuals as classes are conducted virtually.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. As a result, we should be ready to help organizations adopt virtual learning solutions and integrate them into their workflows. Double-down on blogs, webinars, whitepapers, podcasts and social media outreach.

Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Per Host – My number #1 vendor goes this route, but they and a few others push ultimate options with a minimum number of hosts and I’m not even talking Enterprise yet. There a few vendors who offer a lot more, but nobody is doing like 30 or 40 extensions at this point. I would add that to me, social media extensions shouldn’t be listed within this area – but yeah, I have seen Facebook and LinkedIn plugged in (with LinkedIn tied to your connections).

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Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Majority of employees access social media sites out of the workplace. Secondly, it is just not social networking. Social Learning.

Perception in the E-Learning World

eLearning 24-7

Often self-inflicted by the vendor themselves, it nevertheless continues rampant. Vendors use the term as a term itself, calling content within their learning systems as e-learning, to differentiate from classroom training (i.e. When a vendor calls themselves an authoring tool, consumers looking for an authoring tool, knows what that means. Simulations is all over the board in authoring tools, with some vendors showing it in a better way to do it, others in an awful way.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another. The cloud enables new LMS vendors to create and support one product that all customers use providing economies of scale in research, customer support and required investment capital. Cloud LMS solutions are easy-to-use, modern, mobile, social and incredibly affordable. The LMS industry in 2015 now has hundreds and hundreds of viable vendor solutions. Peach New Media.

Guest post: A Tipping Point in Learning

Jane Hart

Nic is actively engaged in interpreting the social media and social learning environments for clients. “Since it was started in March I have been active in Jane Hart’s highly successful Social Learning Community which now has over 700 members drawn globally from the whole spectrum of learning. As our increasingly networked world merges work and discretionary time, that concept extends to “Life is learning and Learning is Life”. Tweet.

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Majority of employees access social media sites out of the workplace. Secondly, it is just not social networking. Social Learning.

KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

You can still be a world-class instructional designer but writing narrative storytelling scripts is different than writing instructional narration. If you design world-class instruction, by default it will be engaging. KEVIN THORN - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

The Ultimate Virtual Summit Template to Grow your Training Platform Audience with Andy Cabasso

LifterLMS

Learn about the ultimate virtual summit template to grow your training platform audience with Andy Cabasso in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. With COVID, the virtual summit space is growing, as in-person events are becoming less common.

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Your particular implementation depends on a variety of factors, including: Whether you’re developing the training in-house or purchasing it from a third-party vendor. Will there be any instances when all learners are required to be in the same virtual place or perform the same activity at the same time? Many LMS vendors say their product is mobile, when in reality it isn’t. Use real-world examples whenever possible.

Events in Crisis? 6 Key Recommendations on What to Do Now & What to Do Next 

Blue Sky eLearn

Contact your venue and vendors for options on alternative dates. . There is so much communication these days – emails, social media, the news – make sure to make your messages count. . Add content that addresses the world crisis and its impact on your market .

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? A: Virtually every LMS vendor out there in the marketplace provides these features. Congrats, you are probably looking at less than 10 (based on my LMS directory which contains 475 vendors). Smart App for TV – One LMS vendor. A: Depends on the vendor.

Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017

Your Training Edge

Today, the world is changing at a faster pace than ever before. Rapid change in technology, a significant surge in the number of smartphone users, and constantly evolving social media have changed the way people learn new things. Social Learning. Social learning is not new. However, the changes in the structure of workforce have necessitated the need for social learning as an integral part of learning and development strategies. Virtual Reality.

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

Infopro Learning

Join eLearning Social Media Groups. Social media groups are a treasure trove of information, as they give you the power to identify emerging eLearning trends that other eLearning pros have already spotted. You can’t always be logged into social media groups and online discussions. Follow The Top eLearning Vendors And Service Providers. For this reason, it’s wise to like their social media pages and subscribe to their blogs.

E-Learning without Borders

eLearning 24-7

Social Engagement. Go onto any social media site: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Quora or any of the thousands of sites, and you will see people engaging with total strangers. Answer: Virtually nil. If that is the case, then why has the e-learning market failed to grasp the concept of real social exchange based upon job role or new employees by connecting them with fellow folks tied to those areas, but at different companies or businesses? Greetings from Moscow.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

What always stuns me are vendors who state they know what their learners want, but in reality have no clue, because they themselves do not see the technology and its usage among the masses. A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. Virtual Desktops.

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M-Learning: Where’s the app for that?

eLearning 24-7

With all these vendors talking about their solution and its capabilities on mobile devices, it should be easy to find an app for that. Regardless if the vendor is m-learning specific, content authoring tool, LMS, web conferencing or a hybrid. Nowadays more and more vendors (thankfully) are seeing the benefit of mobile devices. There is actually a vendor who has a mobile app available on iTunes, Upside Learning. iPad/iPad 2 Vendors.

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E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

billion dollars (USD) by 2015 and an increase in competition in the space, it is time for vendors to act. Interestingly, a large portion of LMS vendors have not optimized their products for the iPad/ iPad2 and with the exception of two content authoring tools, HTML5 capabilities, specifically the ability to output a course in HTML5 does not yet exist. Streaming Media. From the end user perspective, 49% stream media from the net to their television, while 51% do not.

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

Infopro Learning

Join eLearning Social Media Groups. Social media groups are a treasure trove of information, as they give you the power to identify emerging eLearning trends that other eLearning pros have already spotted. You can’t always be logged into social media groups and online discussions. Follow The Top eLearning Vendors And Service Providers. For this reason, it’s wise to like their social media pages and subscribe to their blogs.

Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

But now video-centered training is going mainstream, thanks to the rise of modern cloud-based learning platforms , high-speed wireless networks, connected mobile devices, social media channels and live video streaming standards like WebRTC. Here are some of the most popular ways organizations are improving learning experiences with live video streaming and on-demand content: 1) Virtual Online Meeting Tools. 8) Tradeshow and Virtual Event Broadcasting.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. For vendors, they could make it happen and generate revenue. For specific groups per se, they have the ability to work in real time, editing virtual, and then posting them. mobile learning) – especially tablets, social learning stand-alone solutions, hybrid system (yet to be developed by any vendor), virtual worlds (v-learning), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system).

CRZY APOCALYPSE — 4.1 WORKPLACE ELEMENTS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE.

Wonderful Brain

Summing up this section, the intelligent person knows what they don’t know and works to their strengths while learning to make up for their deficiencies, whereas the less skilled and incompetent hides deficiencies by inflating their own sense of intelligence and achievement—lying to themselves while projecting their fake accomplishments to the social order. Broadcast your successes quietly inside the organization but publish to social media like a demon on fire.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution. If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. The Revolution.

How to unlock engagement and retention with stellar e-learning content

Docebo

There are several different types of LMS content that contribute to different learning experiences in the world of corporate training , but the LMS is what allows organizations to diversify the types of content they use and how people engage with it. .

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. When they hit stride, other vendors take notice and soon, the lemming revolution begins. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 1

CourseArc

If you are missing any of these items above, this checklist from Michigan Virtual has some great suggestions. Usually, the vendors have training they have provided for their users. In order to be successful in navigating this new world is by pivoting, and doing so quickly.

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Conferences are Cancelled: Making L&D Community Connections in Lockdown

Litmos

We’d be connecting with our friends and colleagues in the training community in person, watching speakers, and talking with vendors on exposition floors all over the world. Connecting with other peers over social media.

How to unlock engagement and retention with stellar e-learning content

Docebo

There are several different types of LMS content that contribute to different learning experiences in the world of corporate training , but the LMS is what allows organizations to diversify the types of content they use and how people engage with it. .

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

The traditional entrepreneurial theories are now redundant, entrepreneurs need to adapt to more e-commerce techniques, social media and website technologies. Presence in virtual markets through websites allows exposure to a great global market, saving both time and money and getting exposure to masses around the world.

Skills for the Future

eLearning 24-7

The World Economic Forum’s job forecast focused only on Business. If online – a virtual lab, or virtual camp, if offline – way many options. Listening is a crucial skill and will be in our new world, post COVID-19 (granted it will still be around).

Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

LMS features found in modern, world-class learning suites. These will give you a good roadmap for where you want to head, and help you decide whether the LMS vendors you’re considering can get you there. LMS features found in modern, world-class learning suites. Social learning.

Reminiscing on JCA Solutions acquisition and DevLearn

Rustici Software

However, there had been a large and very noticeable gap in our schedules at this same time that I felt significantly, both for business reasons and personal: DevLearn 2020 had been fully virtual. So many of the people we spent all year working with in virtual standards groups would be there.