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Social Networking: Make It Personal

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Darin Hartley

One of the core principles of social networking systems that is so appealing is the level of personalization they enable. Both off-the-shelf and internally developed social networking systems offer multiple ways to personalize the user experience, from simple automatic ... More »

Social Media Basics

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Jane Bozarth

Research indicates that as much as 70 percent of workplace learning is informal, occurring outside the classroom and in the spaces between formal training events. Social media is one way for the training department and the training practitioners to get into those spaces... More »

Microsharing: A Powerful Way to Connect

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Tony Bingham

Humans have conveyed short messages, long with meaning, for as long as 40,000 years. Smoke signals have traversed the airways. Expressive quips filled the Seinfeld show. At all stages and ages, we move forward in small bursts of communication. Some people just dont noti... More »

What Is the New Social Learning?

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Tony Bingham

To understand social learning, we must first understand social media. Social media is a set of Internet-based technologies designed to be used by three or more people. Its rarer than it sounds. Most interaction supported by technology is narrowcast (one-to-one), often w... More »

HTML5: Game Changer for E-Learning?

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Without boring you to death on the details of HTML5, I will say that it will likely be a game changer for the learning industry for a number of reasons: HTML5 improves video and audio quality extensively. As a result, your social learning/social media experience has jus... More »