Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

As social technology growth continues to march on and dynamic learning grows to be the need of the day, it is little surprise that social media has now become an integral part of learning as well. Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. about the content of a learning module and get answers/opinions from others following the course tag.

Social Learning as Part of Your L&D Strategy

Dashe & Thomson

Informal learning and training have been on the rise in organizations across the globe, and social learning has become an increasingly hot topic in L&D departments as more organizations look to leverage the expertise of their subject matter experts (SMEs).

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Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. As a learning professional, I have been pondering this question a lot. 2-- Share “real world” learnings with each other after the training is complete. By Dean Hawkinson.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. As a result, entire companies miss out on all of Facebook’s social learning benefits. Like social media, social media learning is a relatively new idea.

Using Social Media As A Disruptive Innovation For Virtual Learning

Dan Keckan

This article discusses how social media can potentially spark a new educational trend for increasing student engagement in a Virtual Learning Environment.

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

Jane Hart

C4LPT @hjarche @MelMilloway @bschlenker @marciamarcia @jerrymichalski @DonaldClark @DonaldHTaylor What are ur fav videos on learning? My immediate response was to point to one of Erik Qualman’s videos on the Social Media Revolution, which although not specifically about learning show the impact that social media is having on education and learning in general. Social learningThis morning I awoke to find this tweet: Hi!

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. Training and development should be ready to embrace these things and use them constructively as part of the learning framework. Depending on your vendor, new media features may be part of your LMS.

The honeycomb of social media

Origin Learning

Once you are into the honeycomb of social media, it is an entwined relationship as hundreds of avenues open up. Social Learning Social Media Can learning be Perceptive honeycomb of social media perceptive predictive progressive Social media functionality user generated content

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. Informal learning is an everyday thing. 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. Why Social media chats work for learning.

How To Use Social Media For Successful Learning And Development

Dan Keckan

The modern workforce in any organization today mostly consists of individuals who have been using social media for at least a decade or so, and as a result, their daily habits, communication style, as well as interests have been affected by it.

How to Get ROI by Using Social Media for Learning

Dashe & Thomson

ROI Social Media Social LearningBy Amber Pandya.

Growing Use of Social Media in Education

LearnDash

Social media is often seen merely as a way to pass the time or stay connected to friends and family. Each year, Pearson Learning Solutions puts out the results of an annual survey of social media use in education. Across the board, educators are using social media more in 2013 than they did in 2012. For many this may not be too surprising, especially given the rise of blended learning and flipped classroom strategies.

What drives Social Media Learning?

Origin Learning

Diverse culture, multiple locations, and a globalized workforce are causing businesses to re-think their learning strategies. Then, why not look at ways of making “formal” learning happen in the most informal environment as well? Can chunk-sized learning work? Can a formal, regulated, and structured framework be given to social learning ? How about using the trending technology ( virtual reality ) in the context of learning and development?

Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. A quick break down the pro’s and con’s, shows us the following: Key advantages of social media include: User familiarity.

Smarter Uses for Social Media

Association eLearning

One of those social media users is bound to be in your industry so it’s time to get smarter about how we use social media to connect to followers, members, prospects, thought leaders, and board members. Recently, Maddie Grant at Social Fish presented on the topic of engagement in online communities. Here are some examples she gave for turning traditional approaches to social media strategy on its head. 2) Social Learning.

Has Social Learning Been Forgotten?

The Simple Shift

After I shared that I will be speaking at ATD’s TechKnowledge Conference, Helen Blunden remarked, “Fly the flag for social learning, it’s been forgotten”. It was an interesting and insightful remark given that my session on social strategy principles is just one of only two on the program. conference Social Learning social media

10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. There was some discussion about social learning, so I tweeted a few thoughts myself. Social learning is not what you make people do (as in training) – but something that happens naturally and spontaneously every day – at work as well as at home. Social learning is the lifeblood of all businesses. Social learning

How To Leverage Social Learning To Support Remote Learning Programs

Dan Keckan

Ongoing work-from-home mandates make it increasingly challenging for L&D teams to deliver effective learning support to remote learners today. In this article, I show you how you can leverage social learning for your remote learning programs.

Beyond Facebook: Social Media Training For Today's Employees

Dan Keckan

This is how to get started with social media training for employees in 2020, from topics to cover to training frequency. Employee Performance Corporate Training Social Learning Tips Social Media

Social Learning Platforms Essentials: 5 Social Learning Examples To Add To Your Online Training Library

Dan Keckan

Social learning is a relatively informal mode of training, though there are ways to keep it measurable and structured. Social Learning eLearning eBooks Informal Learning Social Learning Platform Social Learning Tips Social Media

Social Media Metrics

Clark Quinn

I continue to get asked about social learning metrics. This is true whether you’re talking about formal learning, informal learning, or whatever. But I digress… So, let’s say you are interested in seeing what social media can do for your organization: what are you not seeing but need to? Metrics for informal learning aren’t rocket science, but instead mapping of best principles into specific contexts. social strategy

Social Media and Love

ID Reflections

The post highlights in a very straightforward, and therefore hard-hitting, terms the values and commitments one must bring in when engaging with social media. Two statements that leapt out and struck a chord with me: “Social media is your own child and once you are committed to it, you cannot stop loving it.” It’s the same with social media too. Here are a few unwritten codes of conduct that rules the world of social media.

Social media extremism

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, some of them have been blogging and tweeting about the role of social media in driving the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. Good centuries-old social networking. Bloggers and Twitterati are self-evident social media fans, so it’s to be expected that some of them will adopt an evangelical view of the role of Web 2.0 Drawing all this down to the less heady world of e-learning, I can certainly see a parallel.

The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion

Upside Learning

Interesting numbers about the Social media and mobile computing revolution, while we wont really vouch for the numbers, Gary goes to great lengths to provide sources and substantiation for the basis of his calculation. Regardless of what aspect of learning you’re interested in, you can be sure that learners are using mobile technology and social media, are you ready for it?

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.

6 Unexpected Benefits Of Social Media Live eLearning Events

Dan Keckan

Which benefits can your organization draw from social media live eLearning events? In this article, I’ll highlight 6 unexpected advantages of hosting live eLearning events on popular social media platforms. Social Learning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Event Informal Learning Social MediaAre they really a viable training tool, or should you focus your resources elsewhere?

Social learning: retaining knowledge with social learning tools

InsiderHub

Many companies are embracing social learning tools, some to complement their traditional training, some to replace it completely with virtual training sessions. Whatever the case: social learning tools are making their way into standard processes and this trend is here to stay. The post Social learning: retaining knowledge with social learning tools appeared first on CollectMyThoughts.

Get up to speed with social media, social learning and social business

Jane Hart

At the Social Learning Centre I am going to be hosting a number of short online “programmes” about social media, social learning and social business. These “programmes” will use a very informal, social, collaborative approach: there will be no formal classes and no monitoring/management of your learning in a LMS. An introduction to social learning in the workplace. Social learning

Session Recap - Integrating Social Media into the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Training Magazine Network invited me to present my virtual session, Integrating Social Media into the Virtual Classroom, as part of their “Provocative Ideas Webinar Series.” With over 150 learning professionals in attendance on September 23rd, many thought-provoking ideas were shared, and relevant questions asked. I began the session by defining social learning as “learning that happens between peers.”

How the Fastest Growing Companies are Using Social Media

Upside Learning

A study conducted by the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on the Inc 500 (a list of fastest growing companies in US) reveals interesting trends on usage of Social Media. The 148 companies who responded were asked the same detailed questions concerning their usage and measurement of social media that were asked of the Inc. Soon, there will be very few companies NOT using any of the social media.

My Guides to using social media

Jane Hart

For those of you who have been waiting for the eBook version of my Social Learning Handbook, you will be pleased to note that it is now available. This book is intended for Workplace Learning Professionals and in Part 1 considers the emergence of social media, its impact on workplace learning, the range of [.].

Org Development and Social Media

Clark Quinn

With my ITA colleagues, I’ve been looking at how to help organizations broaden the scope of the learning function to include informal and social learning, and leverage them to make organizations more successful. And, given that it’s not about the technology, it ends up being a lot about how to create environments where social media can be used effectively. social strategy

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.

Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

Things get a bit murky when you combine eLearning with anything, especially social learning. In what world could social learning be waning? It’s the way humans have always learned, even back to prehistoric times. It’s not saying social learning is fizzling, it’s saying social learning in the context of eLearning is. What are Social Media-styled eLearning Tools? Social Learning.

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Promoting social media

Clark Quinn

The Big Question of the Month is “How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?&#. Now, this is late, but it’s because I’ve been getting ready for and then attending DevLearn (as always, was a great event), but Jay Cross and I spent a day talking about this issue in the larger picture of social learning in the media. Tags: social strategy

The Smart Worker’s Guide to Social Media

Jane Hart

The revolution that is social media means that everyone can now have access to the Social Web and a range of services and applications to support their own as well as their team’s learning, performance and productivity. The Smart Worker’s Guide to Social Media (SWGSM) contains… Read the rest. Social learning

The Facebook Of Learning: Leveraging What Makes Social Media Engaging

Dan Keckan

Learning purists are reticent when someone puts forward innovative approaches. This article provokes thought about how to making learning more engaging through innovative approaches. Social Learning Facebook For eLearning Learner Engagement Social Learning Tips Social MediaLike it or not, we're living in constantly changing realities, and refusing to adapt is no longer an option.