2015

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares The days of emailing out a PDF to a small group of journalists and hoping they will open the attachment on their blackberry – lol – and act on it are over.

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What’s Your Purpose?

Elsua

Apparently, ‘ two thirds of digital transformation projects fail ’.

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Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

In June of this year I published a blogpost about the changing role of the online teacher , following an invitation from Lisa Lane to write a post for her open Program for Online Teaching.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

(photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money. Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? Occasionally the high number of tools and possibilities make me restless. I have a tools list (both in a booklet and online in diigo) to try out and I never find the time or have the idea that I''ve tested enough tools.

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Net-Map Certification Training, Washington DC, Nov 20-21, 2015

Net-Map Toolbox

Understand how people and their networks influence your (project) success – learn Net – Map! You are curious about network analysis but what you read about it sounds extremely technical, confusing and abstract?

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Why I’m Buying Jay Baer’s New Book Even Before I Know The Title

Ken Carroll

There’s a new Jay Baer book out soon and I know nothing about it. But as soon as it comes out I plan to pony up and buy the thing, anyway. So, before I explain that logic, a question. What is it that drives content?

2015 61

R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

R and Google spreadsheets are powerful partners for verification, exploration and delivery of data to people in communities and organizations. Recently I wrote a convenience wrapper around the gs_upload function in Jenny Bryan’s wonderful googlesheets package.

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Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

About a year ago, I was asked if I could help make a traditional scientific symposium ( International Glaciology Symposium on High Mountain Asia ) into something different.

2015 56

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares How to write a #socialmedia strategy for Gov, Organisations.

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

While I was putting together yesterday’s blog post I kept thinking about something that’s been on my mind for a while and which I think is also going to help redefine, or reassure, depends on how you look into it, the next stage of my blogging mojo over here.

2015 95

Questions about online ‘openness’

Jenny Connected

Source of image. What motivates academics and teachers to get involved in areas of practice that are NOT supported by their institutions? Why invest even longer hours in supporting educational practice? My dentist doesn’t give me free root canal treatment outside of work?

2015 87

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch

January was our #videoleren theme on Twitter with the Ennuonline twitter tips. In this blogpost I do a wrap up of this theme.

2015 78

How my bad French made me a better facilitator

Net-Map Toolbox

I recently went on a mission to Cameroon, where one of my tasks was to facilitate a workshop with about 100 participants. Cameroon is a bilingual country – but that doesn’t mean all Cameroonians are bilingual.

2015 71

RBS Embraces Facebook at Work: My Reflections and Questions, and the Challenge Ahead

Michael Sampson - Currents

Facebook announced Facebook at Work earlier this year, a business version of its service for use by organizations. In October the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced they were rolling it out wall-to-wall.

2015 69

So You Want to Host a Web Meeting? A Resource

Full Circle Associates

A long time ago in a planet far far away, a group of people asked if I could share some of my web meeting tips. I have a lot of tips, most of them learned from many many colleagues from all over, both from watching the masters work and from resources they have created.

2015 53

Five Large Systems Change Trends

Networking Action

Anyone working on big change issues should have an eye to mega system changes. Five of these are laid out as the basis for optimistic directions – the megatrends to ride and amplify – in Thinking the Twenty-First Century: Ideas … Change

2015 61

Creative Facilitation – New stuff. Yay!

Viv Mcwaters

How does a facilitator announce new stuff? A musician brings out a new song or album, an artist has an exhibition of their latest paintings, a writer releases a new book or poem – and a facilitator announces…”I have new stuff to share with you.” ” Sounds a bit lame really.

2015 52

A Leaders Guide to creating High Performing Teams (HPTs)

The Bumble Bee

I am pleased to release a new white paper " A Leaders Guide to creating High Performing Teams (HPTs) ".

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New! Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-14, 2015

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to announce we are offering a graphic facilitation workshop July 13-14, 2015. This is the 6th annual ‘rosviz’ gathering taking place in the mountain setting of beautiful Rossland, British Columbia. We have sold out the last 2 years so register early to secure your spot!

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Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ? Covering Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media strategy writing for clients, step by step campaigns, measurement and analytics, and dealing with trolls and negative criticism on Facebook and other social media sites? Look no further!

2015 143

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

In one of my earlier blog posts from last week, I got asked the following question: “ So, what we all want to know is what have you been doing and what/where can we find you in the future? ”

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Shake up your life

Jenny Connected

Today I have been to the funeral of a friend who I knew for more than 30 years. This is the second funeral I have been to recently. The first was to celebrate the life of a man cut off in his prime by bowel cancer (he was still in his 50s).

2015 71

Network skills in the 21st century

Joitske Hulsebosch

I did a session on network skills in the 21st century at a symposium for VOCUS, the students of pedagogy/education. I was the last one and wanted to put them to work rather than listen.

The risks of making it look too easy

Net-Map Toolbox

Is it as easy as child’s play? image by [link] ). I always try to speak about my work in a way that everyone can understand me – whether they are experts in my field or not.

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Handwritten Notes vs. Keyboard

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a university student in the early 1990s I somehow convinced my parents that having a laptop for my studies was absolutely essential (!!!), and borrowed from them the required stack of cash to purchase a Toshiba laptop.

2015 67

kelvy bird figured out how to explain what graphic facilitators do

Full Circle Associates

This is so good, from the amazing kelvy bird. I struggle to explain what I do when I am graphically facilitating. It is not neutral, like graphic recording. There IS a sensemaking and contextualization that I do WITH people (not just FOR them.)

2015 53

Social Innovation Labs

Networking Action

Anyone interested in transformation processes will find Social Innovation Lab Guide a must read. For those actually developing a lab, it provides a detailed design, tools, examples, and advice; for those wanting to understand the role of labs in a … Net Dev

2015 59

The Patterns of Effective Conversation

How to Save the World

A week ago, at the Next Edge Festival in Montréal, I made a point of paying attention to the many conversations I had, or witnessed, in both small and large groups. It was an eye-opening experience. What I learned was: How incredibly important (in various senses of the word) conversation is.

2015 46

The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

Last October, I gave an invited talk at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University , USA. Topic of my talk was “Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case” I published the slides of my talk in a previous post.

2015 46

Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to be co-hosting the 6 th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, BC July 13-14 th , 2015. Have you noticed how companies and organizations are using visuals more and more in the way they communicate with customers, employees and communities?

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List of 3rd Party Social Media Tools #Blab #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Whether you are a VA looking after the Facebook and Twitter of a small business or the marketing manager who needs to social media Monitor Instagram and Risk Management, social media tools to schedule, automate, autofollow, autotweet, monitor are critical to saving time and resources.

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Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Elsua

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Open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

Source of image . My work in July has been more face-to-face than I have been used to in recent years. This has been a pleasure and illuminating in many respects, and has caused me to reflect once again on the meaning of ‘openness’ in teaching and learning.

2015 71

From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch

Blogpost is written in collaboration with Francois Walgering from MOOCfactory and Sibrenne Wagenaar from Ennuonline. More and more trainers and facilitators use online platforms for online interaction to facilitate learning. This is akin to face-to-face facilitation but also has its own dynamics.

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