Social Media for Professional Development: Workshop and Webinar

Jane Hart

Workshop runs 1 – 31 October 2012. In this online workshop at the Social Learning Centre, we will be looking at how to use a number of different social media tools for your own professional development purposes. This online workshop is suitable for those working both in workplace learning as well as in education. For the Workshop Agenda and how to sign up, visit Social Media for Professional Development Workshop.

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

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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

Social-Media-Coaches.com – supporting the use of social media in the workplace

Jane Hart

I recently set up Social.Media.Coaches – as a sister site of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) website – to address the growing demand for support in the use of social media in the workplace – whether it be for learning, working or marketing.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles. We have also reviewed the major technology-enabled learning tools that MOOCs use to support social interaction. In this article and the next, we will put it all together by looking at why businesses should use social media in their training and development programs and various practical ways to implement peer learning through social media in corporate MOOCs.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles. We have also reviewed the major technology-enabled learning tools that MOOCs use to support social interaction. In this article and the next, we will put it all together by looking at why businesses should use social media in their training and development programs and various practical ways to implement peer learning through social media in corporate MOOCs.

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.

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. Articulate E-Learning Workshop.

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This is a blogpost written for a half-day workshop for facilitators with Sibrenne Wagenaar. 1) Wrap-around model: socials aspects are added as extra element to organise trainer- en peer support. 2) Integrated model: social aspecten are integrated with the content of the training.

Social media for trainers: think differently!

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I did a workshop last Friday on the conference ' Trends voor Trainers '. The topic was: social media as learning instrument. The workshop was quite successful as measured by the people who contacted me afterwards for more information, to buy my book or to ask whether they could share our test Yammer and test Ning with their colleagues. I started with a line up: from no engagement with social media to intensive engagement.

About serial mastery and social media

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The new self-directed learning = Learning I was asked to facilitate two workshops about the ' new learning ' for career counselors. The second part of the session was about how social media can play a role to support the new learning / self-directed learning in the context of 'serial mastery'. That social media will have a role to play is beyond doubt. So the professionals who are able to handle and use social media conveniently will have an advantage edge.

Saffron organises social media workshop for charities

Saffron Interactive

Social media is a hot topic in all industries and businesses nowadays. However, research has proven that the charity sector and volunteering movement is not maximising the potential of social networks – less than 25% of volunteer involving organisations and support services are using them. Key barriers are: A lack of knowledge and confidence on how to use social media. Confusion over the number of social networks available.

Using Social Media in Training - Part 1

The Learning Dispatch

I recently had the chance to read the first chapter of one of Jane Bozarth''s books, Social Media for Trainers. I found it to be a great primer on today''s most popular social media tools. The first chapter contains a section called "Why Social Media in Training?"

Why Using Social Media in Training is Effective

The Learning Dispatch

I recently had the chance to read the first chapter of one of Jane Bozarth''s books, Social Media for Trainers. I found it to be a great primer on today''s most popular social media tools. The first chapter contains a section called "Why Social Media in Training?"

Workshop Resources

Kapp Notes

Recently, I had the chance to conduct a fun and engaging workshop called Innovative Learning Techniques: Games, Social Learning and Interactive Stories. Here are the slides from the workshop. It was a long workshop so there are two decks of slides.

Social media workshop is a success for Saffron and charities

Saffron Interactive

From Saffron’s award winning instructional design team, senior instructional designer Kim George recently presented at a social media workshop with client and marketing manager Joanna Liem. Kim and Joanna focused their presentation on how best to use Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to raise charities’ profiles while Amiera Sawas from the reputation management consultancy ReputationInc shared her ideas on the principles of social media.

Welcome social media workshop participants

e-Learning Academy

This post is especially for those who are attending the Social Media Learning Solutions workshop on Monday 9th August. Workshop participants WorkshopWelcome! The two days is going to very activity-focused, and by the end of it you should have a completed performance analysis, learning design, change plan and project plan to go back to the workplace with and begin. [.].

Social Media, Social Learning, & Curation: Resources Shared at #eACH2015

David Kelly

I had the pleasure of leading a workshop as part of the 2015 eACH Conference exploring Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation for Learning Professionals. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about social media and social learning. Workshop Facebook Page. Specifically Mentioned Social Media Resources. Learning in a Social Workplace (Jane Hart’s blog).

Social Media in Learning: Are we creating a generation of people who cannot communicate?

Bottom-Line Performance

Do e-learning and social media tools cultivate a generation of workers/society members who cannot communicate effectively when face-to-face? He’s going to write a book about it and design workshops that teach people how to do it. Tags: Learning Research emerging trends and technologies social media in learning How about it, readers?

Tools for conviviality? Illich and social media

Learning with 'e's

Ivan Illich hoped for a time when the transmission model of education, or ''funnels'', would be replaced by ''educational webs'' - his notion of what we now recognise as social networks. What would Illich have made of the social web?

Workshop Resources

Kapp Notes

Recently, I had the chance to conduct a fun and engaging workshop called Innovative Learning Techniques: Games, Social Learning and Interactive Stories. Here are the slides from the workshop. It was a long workshop so there are two decks of slides.

Online Workshops in May and June at the Social Learning Centre

Jane Hart

In May and June, Harold Jarche and I will be running another series of our popular public online workshops at the Social Learning Centre. To find out more about each workshop and how to sign up, click through the relevant link. Using social media in formal learning.

Grow Your Negotiating Capabilities Using eLearning

Your Training Edge

Use Social Media and Online Resources. Almost all social networks have search features. If you can’t keep up with negotiation experts on social media platforms, you can opt for negotiation websites and blogs. Are you aspiring to become an expert negotiator?

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order.

Spending Some Time At Penn State to Learn about Games and Social Media

Kapp Notes

Next, I returned to learn about the use of Social Media across the Penn State Campus and the development of Penn State's Educational Gaming Commons area. Cole has been pioneering innovate uses of social media in an educational setting for a long time.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. But only 10% walk the social talk!

Practice and Sharing: The Keys to Success

B Online Learning

These were the two messages that stood out over three days in Sydney at the iDesignX Australian Instructional Design Conference (21st March) sponsored by B Online Learning and Articulate and the eLearning Design Workshops with Tom Kuhlmann and David Anderson (22nd and 23rd March).

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

In the same vein, MOOCs are redefining what training means to companies—training is no longer something that takes place just in seminars and workshops, but rather something that happens constantly, in many different ways, throughout entire organizations. More Social, More Collaborative. New learning platforms and models are being tested to enhance learning in MOOCs by making the courses more social and more collaborative.

Working with Your Audience’s Learning Styles Part 3: Post Event Digital Strategy

Brella

Social Learning Through Social Media. Build a post-conference group exclusive to your attendees, where they can workshop ideas, gain resources, and grow their network. Captivating Audiences eLearning Events Social Media events LMS social media

Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers

Learnnovators

That’s why Instructional Design Guru defines terms from Instructional Design, Cognitive Psychology, Social Media, Multimedia, Technology and Law. offers 40 short practical sessions on business aspects, instructional design, graphics & multimedia, and social media.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. OUR FINDINGS: Here are a few of the most important thoughts we were able to recall from our interviews (the Crystal Balling Series ) and our blog posts on informal & social learning, and we’d like to share these with you: From Our Crystal Balling Interview Series.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Social Business Design: Insights from HP’s WaterCooler - Skilful Minds , July 15, 2009 We need to begin seriously discussing “how Social Media Thinking will impact the greater whole of the company.&#. Is Social Learning a fad? Social Media (62).

Mark Sheppard: Entering the Backchannel of ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

” Ten years on I’m not sure we’re much farther ahead in obtaining decent filters, but many folks are developing their own habitual and cognitive practices to manage the array of messages and media, particularly at events such as ICE. Social Backchannel Lurking.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

What is the most inspiring change that you see in the strategies that are being followed in this age of Social Media Marketing (SMM) that could help e-learning? Cathy: I don’t see social media marketing as being substantially different from other types of marketing in its basic principles: know what your audience needs and why they need it, and help them meet that need when and where they are.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

While I've been speaking and conducting workshops for quite a while, I've never really treated this aspect of my professional life … well professionally. Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

Following my last post Social Learning: Are you starting from the right place , I was asked to explain what “social learning” actually is in an organizational context. ” “Social learning is how groups work and share knowledge to become better practitioners.”