Social Learning

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From the ever delightful Ann Smarty: "There are lots of things social media has changed for us, there's no doubt about that. In this article I'd like to list only those I personally got to experience." Read More

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Promotions via Facebook are the way of the future for causes. Non-profit organizations such as March of Dimes and the American Cancer Society have already been using them to great effect. Which is a process you can become a part of, with the right focus and the desire to market on a global scale through user participation and member oriented methods. Read More

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I was recently invited to chat with Celisa Steele over at the Leading Learning Podcast. We talked about "the implications of social media on associations, how it has led to organizations becoming more human-centric (including the impact millennials are having on this), and the important role of learning in organizational culture." Read More

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I've partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM). We designed this course for community managers (full or part-time) and the executives who oversee community management. Read More

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Explore social learning, how social media technologies can be an intentional part of your organization’s overall learning toolset, and ways to design social learning interactions so learners get the best out of the experience. Read More

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The competency model offers a win-win-win situation for associations, industries, and learners. Read More

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Hessie Jones on defining the millennial mindset. Read More

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We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS) Read More

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So you're an entrepreneur, you have an idea, and a business plan, but one thing you should consider is further study, in this case a course to become a Certified Associate in Project Management. Read More

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Are you having difficulty gathering a large group of people to share information? Don't have time to travel to headquarters half way across the country? Interested in giving a presentation, but don't know how to find an audience or expand your viewers? Enter, BigMarker. BigMarker is a Chicago based, online webinar and video conference system. We have hopes to expand the webinar space by building the world’s first open and free online webinar network. Read More