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The LinkedIn Guide For eLearning Professionals

The LinkedIn Guide For eLearning Professionals

You are almost constantly online; But are you sure that you are successfully promoting your eLearning professional identity? LinkedIn is a social network that has been used by countless employers and business professionals to connect, hire, and market. With a bit of creativity and ingenuity, eLearning professionals are now using LinkedIn to transform their eLearning courses into memorable and highly collaborative online experiences. In this article, I'll share a LinkedIn guide for eLearning that will give you invaluable tips that will help you use this professional network for the benefit of your eLearning career.

Using Twitter For eLearning: 8 Pros and 6 Cons To Consider

Using Twitter For eLearning: 8 Pros and 6 Cons To Consider

Using social media as eLearning platforms is a well known practice for most eLearning professionals, nowadays, as social media have become almost everyone’s second nature and they can offer opportunities for sharing eLearning techniques, promoting information and exchanging opinions, views and comments. But, should you incorporate Twitter into your eLearning strategy? In this article, I will reveal 8 pros and 6 cons to consider when using Twitter for eLearning.

6 Benefits Of Vicarious Learning In eLearning Courses

6 Benefits Of Vicarious Learning In eLearning Courses

Some of the most powerful educational experiences of our lives are those that have nothing to do with hands-on instruction. By observing behaviors and watching others completing tasks and tackling challenges, we have the opportunity to build new skill sets and broaden our knowledge base through vicarious learning. In this article, I’ll give you some valuable tips on how to take full advantage of the many benefits of vicarious learning in eLearning courses.

Social Network Sites: Facebook For Education?

Social Network Sites: Facebook For Education?

Social network sites, also referred to as social media sites, such as Facebook, Ning, and SuperClubsPLUS, attract young people today. Because of the familiarity with secondary students, ease of use, and ease of access, social network sites could be incorporated seamlessly into the online learning environment (OLE). By doing so, they would extend learning to a dynamic, changing, and shared experience beyond the boundaries of the classroom. They would actively engage students, as many already monitor their own online presence for new activity or comments often.

Social Learning: 3 Pro Tips To Make Your Course Social

Social Learning: 3 Pro Tips To Make Your eLearning Course Social

We live in a digital world. Our interactions are digital. Our learning is digital. We keep trying to mirror the “real” life in the digital world, where we are spending most of our time. Our opinions are shared on social media, our friends “like” us on social media, the reviews and testimonials we are looking for are online. And the closer we mirror the real world in our digital endeavors, the closer we will be to achieve the same results. But, what does this mean for eLearning?

The Buzz About Social Learning

The Buzz About Social Learning

Social learning—everyone’s talking about it. And if everyone’s talking about it, that means it must be fun, right? Like a party or an ice cream social? Add some sprinkles, and all your employees will be running to this mandatory training session. While social learning can be a fun, less intense approach to corporate training, it’s a serious learning strategy that can have huge results.

Pervasive Learning in eLearning

Pervasive Learning in eLearning

More often than not, the most memorable and exciting learning opportunities take place outside of formal learning environments. In this article, I'll talk about the basics and benefits of pervasive learning in eLearning, so that you can create eLearning experiences that are immersive, interactive, and collaborative for your learners.