Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief. This is also a journey back in time for me to trace my own learning pathway through the maze called social media. PLN social media Twitter

Social Media Strategy thoughts

Clark Quinn

What is a social media strategy for outreach? I’m mentioning these as two of the most viable and visible tools for social media engagement. So, for example, you might stream out an interesting bit of the day. If an organization is on social media, and increasingly they should be, it needs to be interactive. social strategyReally, it’s about demonstrating your thinking, your values, and background.

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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. Flipboard is a mobile app that creates a magazine like interface on several streams. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media.

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. Social media is perfect for networking.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Here’s a quick guide through the top six social networks, and how you can use them as part of your online course. elearning social learning

Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

TechSmith Camtasia

You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? Q) What’s your favorite social media disaster of the year? My favorite social media disaster this year so far is definitely the Applebee’s snafu. I’m currently heading up the social media strategy for TechSmith.

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible. I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation.

The Science of Social Media Marketing: What do people share?

ID Reflections

I don't usually upload videos directly, but this one from O'reillyMedia on the The Science of Social Media Marketing is a must watch for all interested in using Social Media to reach out, influence, spread ideas, create memes. A related article you may like to read: Rethinking Online Course Marketing: Build a Tribe in Six Steps Do see the webcast below.The Science of Social Media Marketing. meme social media marketing Web 2.0

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. Raise your hand if you have had to deal with social media issues in the workplace! What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING ! Widespread Social Media Use. Social media applications are all around us. population has a social media profile of some type.

This Week on #TalkTech: Social Media and Learning, iPads in the Mobile Workflow, and Social Shapes the Summer Olympics

Bottom-Line Performance

Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How do you integrate social media into learning when you are starting from scratch? While interest is high for integrating social media into workplace learning , it can be hard to start from scratch. Social media is a powerful tool for personal learning, but it can be hard to get a team unfamiliar with the tools up and running. 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch.

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons. What is Social Media? Wikipedia has a good detailed definition of social media. The social media technology just facilitates the connection.

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.

This Week on #TalkTech: Social Media and Learning, iPads in the Mobile Workflow, and Social Shapes the Summer Olympics

Bottom-Line Performance

Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How do you integrate social media into learning when you are starting from scratch? While interest is high for integrating social media into workplace learning , it can be hard to start from scratch. Social media is a powerful tool for personal learning, but it can be hard to get a team unfamiliar with the tools up and running. 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch.

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.

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

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites. So here are the facts, if you want to market your association to millennials, make it social. Have questions about other social media sites?

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. expo clearly shows and some argue that social media some grew up within the 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.

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. The Social Web is one huge focus group.

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. 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. Join him on social media below and start making an impact with your online video.

The Secret to Social Media Video: Captions! Here’s how (and why) to add them

TechSmith Camtasia

Social media streams are crowded, fast-moving, and crazy competitive. As social networks throttle back organic reach, being noticed is getting harder everyday. But then they slow down … pause … there’s something moving in their stream … it’s a video! Social media video has stopping power. Captions are the Key to Social Media Video. Social media videos start out as silent. Social media engagement.

Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?

ID Reflections

Before I move on let me briefly explain how Jive --whichpowers our social platform--works. Jive offers users the ability to customizetheir two activity streams--one stream reflects everything the user is Following on the platform and thisincludes people, places and content. As is wont to happen withactivity streams, content quickly moves below the fold and runs the risk ofgetting overlooked.

6 Benefits of including live streaming into online training sessions

Matrix

These instances are calling for collaborative live streaming. 6 Benefits of including live streaming into online training sessions. First and foremost, with live streaming, the audience can be a lot larger than in typical video conferences. Facilitators can use the established online social media platforms or, preferably, utilize the company’s infrastructure to deliver these live workshops or seminars.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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Practicing Social Media Skills for Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Kevin's take on eLearning skills has sparked a little debate and started a healthy conversation around several topics including social media. Here is Kevin's take on SoMe as a top skill for 2011: Social Media – As we all know social media is no longer a trend and is becoming the main stream of communicating. Understanding this data will help you craft your social learning strategy.

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. Click on the hashtag and finds loads of information and conversations from the chat stream.

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.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

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. A personal emotional investment creates a desire to return to a social media platform and to participate.

6 steps for marketing your livestream!

CommPartners

Blog community goals live-streaming livestream marketing marketing plan social learning social mediaDefine your offerings and goals Before you begin your marketing efforts, you must know what you are selling. This should always be the first step of a marketing team, asking the questions. Below you will find a few examples of things to consider, be sure you are exploring your offerings from a micro and […].

Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

The stream for #T3 was always cluttered with spam and errant conversations we did not want to view. Twitter isn’t perfect : The platform itself has some limitations that are worth noting: Tweets do not always load immediately when you are monitoring a keyword and the stream of commentary can become confusing for some. distance learning Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Media Uncategorized

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.

Learning Lab Part 1 Wrap-up: 5 Social Learning Lessons

Bottom-Line Performance

Part of social learning is that the “teacher” learns too. Social learning platforms enable facilitators to respond to the needs of learners in a more immediate, direct fashion. Social media allowed us to respond in real time. “Social” Integration Must be Seamless. Even if you are designing a learning experience for a corporate environment, it is important to integrate social sharing functions seamlessly. Well, that was fun.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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How Emotional Learning Works Through Social Medium?

Origin Learning

Social Age Safari – now that sure rings a bell! It is the master brain Julian Stodd of Sea Salt Learning, who with his innovative methods to popularize a concept has kept the conversation on social learning alive and kicking! So, are you ready for the trending ‘safari’ that will draw many enterprises, small, medium and big, into the world of social learning? Or, would it be apt to say that the social medium is giving learning an edge that should no longer be overlooked?

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5 Online Engagement Strategies

Your Training Edge

I have observed quite a lot of time that online social engagement keeps to fall back on the tools a business adopts for sharing and spreading brand message. Just making a page on a social platform doesn’t come up with your fulfilled obligation. Social connections you make via your selected networks are not obligations; rather, these are huge opportunities to engage with your members, fans, clients and most importantly prospective customers.

Riding the Digital Stream: Integrating Modern Learning Practice into Formal Programs by Ben Carmel

Learning Solutions Magazine

As we break away from discrete training efforts and move toward joining formal-personal and social-informal learning. Blended Learning Design Strategies Emerging Topics Social Media together in one continuous, systematic program, what are the steps and practices that will make that process smoother? How can we help people learn to function at a high level without the need for formal training? Here’s a thought-provoking. look at some answers.