What Donny & Marie did on Twitter @ their show but there's a caveat

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Yes, I know what you’re going to say, “Donny & Marie, really?”  For a segment of mostly English-speaking population and, for the most part, of a certain age, know these Utah siblings and their family. So with my varied taste in music, spanning from opera to pop to rock, brought me to their . . . → Read More: What Donny & Marie did on Twitter @ their show but there’s a caveat

Are you an integrator of your social feeds or not?

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Someone from my network complained quite publicly that he doesn’t want to see feeds from Twitter integrated into Facebook. He even questioned why someone would integrate YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram feeds into their Facebook feeds. That said, he said he will unfriend people in his network if they continue to do this. Interestingly though, in the . . . → Read More: Are you an integrator of your social feeds or not?

Social media and Corporate Social Responsibility

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I enjoy incorporating a learning experience when I’m on vacation so I did a keynote with Edward Perry recently at De La Salle University in the Philippines. Our topic: Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility. The session was picked up by the local CNN Affiliate, ANC (the ABS-CBN Philippine’s first 24/7 News Cable). We were quite excited . . . → Read More: Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility

Trading Post at CSTD 2012 Toronto

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“Trading post” is akin to speed dating for experts in the field of training and development. At least that’s how it was explained to me when I was asked to speak about social learning. I enjoyed today’s session. Participants choose a starting point table then they go to two other speakers after 30 minute blocks. . . . → Read More: Trading Post at CSTD 2012 Toronto

Live Social Media Counts

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I’ve always enjoyed Gary Hayes’ work and this social media count continues to fascinates me. Thanks Gary.

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How have you told your holiday stories to your team?

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During the time between Christmas and New Year, my experience is that our training related projects have either slowed down or stopped for the holidays. Many companies,  maybe yours (?), may have a similar experience with current work loads. Some companies have altogether closed up shop until the first week of January.

If you happen . . . → Read More: How have you told your holiday stories to your team?

Live mindmapping the Networked Learning Conference 2010 (#NLC2010)

You’ve read about my live blogging postings from years back and even presented a paper about it. Live blogging sessions have become de riguer in these conferences although at the Networked Learning Conference 2010 (#NLC2010) it only seems like about 5% of the attendees are using a device. Is this cultural or economic or just . . . → Read More: Live mindmapping the Networked Learning Conference 2010 (#NLC2010)

Fishbowl keynote dialogue at the Networked Learning Conference 2010 Aalborg, Denmark

At the Networked Learning Conference,  keynote speakers Dr. Etienne Wegner and Dr. Yrjö Engeström along with Dr. Chris Jones and Dr. Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld were setup in a fish bowl discussion format discussing about Expansive Learning and Knowedgeability in landscapes of practice (activity theories, networks, and communities of practice) and how their concepts impact Networked . . . → Read More: Fishbowl keynote dialogue at the Networked Learning Conference 2010 Aalborg, Denmark

How to host a guest speaker at your corporate learning event | My social learning presentation experience at Blackberry..er I mean.. Research in Motion [RIM]

I was at the offices of the good people of Blackberry (Research in Motion) last week to present and facilitate a level setting session on Social Learning at their quarterly Internal Learning Forum [ILF]. Like at my presentation at the Canadian Society for Training and Development, I engaged my colleague, Joost Robben, to . . . → Read More: How to host a guest speaker at your corporate learning event | My social learning presentation experience at Blackberry..er I mean.. Research in Motion [RIM]

Facebook, much?

Last week I presented a workshop on Social Media, Networks, and Learning, as well as the Yap-Robben Model of Leveraging Social Learning Technologies in Corporate Environments for the Canadian Society for Training and Development [London Chapter]. The participants had the opportunity to dialogue on the pros/cons of social media, social networks, and social learning.

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