11
USING TWITTER TO MAKE
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT &
BLENDED LEARNING EFFECTIVE
Helen Blunden
Jeevan Joshi
Founder of
Activate ...
2
UK
US
Australia
India
13
165+
clients in
countries
Middle East
New Zealand
S.Africa
Nigeria Kenya Singapore
Venezuela
Es...
3
Custom/
Bespoke
eLearning
Custom/Bespoke
mLearning
Our
learning
solutions
3
4
Winner of a Silver award in CLO
magazine's 'Learning In Practice
Awards 2011' for UpsideLMS
UpsideLMS listed as one of
t...
5
Helen Blunden
Jeevan Joshi
Director Client Solutions – Asia Pacific
Founder of Activate Learning Solutions
Presenters
5
6
USING TWITTER TO BUILD A
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING NETWORK
My name is Helen
Blunden and I’m
@ActivateLearn
6
7
WHAT DO YOU USE TWITTER FOR?
A POLL…
What do you mainly use Twitter for?
(Select one response)
What's Twitter? I don't ...
8
WHAT DO YOU USE TWITTER FOR?
What’s Twitter? Sharing, Learning &
Connecting for
Networking
Having a whinge or
opinion
Co...
9
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT TWITTER?
Write your
comments in the
box provided
9
10
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT TWITTER?
No-one is interested
in what I had for
breakfast!
It’s a waste of my
time!
It’s for yo...
11
The benefits of using Twitter as
the tool to create, build and grow
your own learning network
WHAT WE WILL COVER TODAY…...
12 Graphic: Google Images – labelled for reuse
WHAT IS TWITTER…
Read More:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitter
140
12
13
http://www.geek.com/geek-
cetera/social-media-explained-with-
donuts-1466613/
SOCIAL MEDIA EXPLAINED
13
14
A COMMUNITY…
14
15
A COMMUNITY…
15
16
http://www.go-gulf.com/blog/2012/12/05/60-seconds-things-that-happen-on-internet-every-sixty-seconds-infographic
BUT WH...
Image by EmmiP JPEG URI: http://mrg.bz/KWk8tb
Is your reality is out of date?17
18
In a world of increasingly rapid change, the half life of a given
skill is constantly shrinking, at around 5 years. So ...
19
 Increase your capability
 Keep up-to-date in your field
 Build networks into new fields, areas, industries,
interes...
20
Graphic: Google Images – labelled for reuse
TWITTER GROWS YOUR NETWORK…BUT
YOU HAVE TO WORK AT IT
Networking,
not tweet...
21
My PLN
21
22
PEOPLE LIKE YOU AND ME…
22
23
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVdHkjJVuxQ
WATCH THIS…(WHEN YOU GET A CHANCE)
23
24
THE DIALOGUE…
24
25
Image by debs http://www.flickr.com/photos/debschultz/528230215//
25
2626
WHO TO FOLLOW?
What if they find
out what I write?
What if what I
write online is
misconstrued?
Will I lose my
job?
S...
2727
28
 Open a Twitter account
 Follow leaders in learning and then see who
they follow
 Join in on the conversation
 Part...
29
 Twitter for Professional Development
 Using Yammer in Learning
 Blogging for Professional Development
 Content Cur...
30
FIND ME ON MY WEBSITE
Website and Blog:
www.activatelearning.com.au
Phone:
0438 884 730
Email:
helen.blunden@activatele...
31
 645,750,000
Total number of active
registered Twitter users
 135,000
Number of new Twitter
users signing up
everyday...
32
 58 million
Average number of
tweets per day
 9,100
Number of tweets every
second
 40%
of Twitters who don’t
tweet b...
33
TWITTER IN BUSINESS
56.9K5.85 M
Marketing Sales
Customer Service Employee Comms
Learning
Innovation Project Work
Custom...
34
EMPLOYEE USE OF WEB 2.0
Business and Web 2.0:McKinsey 2013
34
35
UPSIDE LMS – DESIGNED FOR SOCIAL
LEARNING
 Integration with Live
Twitter
 Internal Microblogging
 Friends & follower...
36
EMPLOYEE USE OF WEB 2.0
Business and Web 2.0:McKinsey 2013
36
37
UPSIDE LMS – RECOGNISED FOR SOCIAL
2 Golds for Blended or
Informal Learning
3 Silvers for Social
Learning Technology
2 ...
38
TWITTER FOR LEARNING
PORTAL
HR OR TALENT SYSTEM
LMS
ONLINE
COURSE
ONLINE
COURSE
38
39
UPSIDE LMS – DESIGNED FOR TWITTER
1 2
39
40
IMPLEMENTING SOCIAL LEARNING
Governance & Expectations
Content Curation
Quantity + Quality
Community Management
Flow + ...
41
USER CASE 1 – CLASS ROOM TRAINING
Classroom Training
Pre
Classroom
Activities
Post
Classroom
Activities
Perf
Support
Wh...
42
USER CASE 1 – CLASS ROOM TRAINING
Classroom Training
Pre
Classroom
Activities
Post
Classroom
Activities
Perf
Support
•R...
43
USER CASE 2 – ONLINE TRAINING
Online Training
Post
Classroom
Activities
Perf
Support
Where can you use Twitter &/or Mic...
44
Contact Us Call to Action
 Visit our websites
 Follow up on Twitter
 Ask for a demo of
the social features
of Upside...
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Using Twitter To Make Personal Development & Blended Learning Effective

  1. 1. 11 USING TWITTER TO MAKE PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & BLENDED LEARNING EFFECTIVE Helen Blunden Jeevan Joshi Founder of Activate Learning Solutions Director Client Solutions – Asia Pacific
  2. 2. 2 UK US Australia India 13 165+ clients in countries Middle East New Zealand S.Africa Nigeria Kenya Singapore Venezuela Established in 2004 2
  3. 3. 3 Custom/ Bespoke eLearning Custom/Bespoke mLearning Our learning solutions 3
  4. 4. 4 Winner of a Silver award in CLO magazine's 'Learning In Practice Awards 2011' for UpsideLMS UpsideLMS listed as one of the 'Five Emerging LMSs to Watch' in CLO Magazine ('10) Winner of 7 Apex Awards of Excellence ('11, '09, '08 & '07) Winner of 11 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards (‘12, '11, '10 & '09) UpsideLMS featured in the '2010 Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List' & '2011 & 2012 Watch List‘ by TrainingIndustry.com Winner of Red Herring 100 Asia Award in 2008 & finalist in Red Herring Global 100 ('09) Winner in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2008 & 2009 program, and Fast 50 India 2008 program 30+ Awards & recognitions Winner of eLearning Team Of The Year 2013 4
  5. 5. 5 Helen Blunden Jeevan Joshi Director Client Solutions – Asia Pacific Founder of Activate Learning Solutions Presenters 5
  6. 6. 6 USING TWITTER TO BUILD A PROFESSIONAL LEARNING NETWORK My name is Helen Blunden and I’m @ActivateLearn 6
  7. 7. 7 WHAT DO YOU USE TWITTER FOR? A POLL… What do you mainly use Twitter for? (Select one response) What's Twitter? I don't use it. Sharing, learning, connecting and networking Having a whinge or sharing an opinion Conversations with friends Stalking celebrities 7
  8. 8. 8 WHAT DO YOU USE TWITTER FOR? What’s Twitter? Sharing, Learning & Connecting for Networking Having a whinge or opinion Conversations with friends Stalking Celebrities Lurk But Not Tweet 8
  9. 9. 9 WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT TWITTER? Write your comments in the box provided 9
  10. 10. 10 WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT TWITTER? No-one is interested in what I had for breakfast! It’s a waste of my time! It’s for young people! I’ve got nothing to say! I don’t know anyone on Twitter! There’s no real purpose for it 10
  11. 11. 11 The benefits of using Twitter as the tool to create, build and grow your own learning network WHAT WE WILL COVER TODAY… 11
  12. 12. 12 Graphic: Google Images – labelled for reuse WHAT IS TWITTER… Read More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitter 140 12
  13. 13. 13 http://www.geek.com/geek- cetera/social-media-explained-with- donuts-1466613/ SOCIAL MEDIA EXPLAINED 13
  14. 14. 14 A COMMUNITY… 14
  15. 15. 15 A COMMUNITY… 15
  16. 16. 16 http://www.go-gulf.com/blog/2012/12/05/60-seconds-things-that-happen-on-internet-every-sixty-seconds-infographic BUT WHY WOULD YOU NEED A NETWORK? WELL CONSIDER WHAT HAPPENS ONLINE… IN A MINUTE 16
  17. 17. Image by EmmiP JPEG URI: http://mrg.bz/KWk8tb Is your reality is out of date?17
  18. 18. 18 In a world of increasingly rapid change, the half life of a given skill is constantly shrinking, at around 5 years. So it’s going to become a vital skill for everyone in this new world of flows, to stay on top of all the new knowledge and skills relevant to today’s employment market place. Jane Hart, Learning in the Social Workplace (@C4LPT) NETWORKS MAKE US.... ENTREPRENEURIAL LEARNERS 18
  19. 19. 19  Increase your capability  Keep up-to-date in your field  Build networks into new fields, areas, industries, interests and passions  Collaborate with others locally, nationally, internationally  Create value for your team and your organisation  Engage with your work, increase your productivity and become more creative and inspired BENEFITS OF A NETWORK 19
  20. 20. 20 Graphic: Google Images – labelled for reuse TWITTER GROWS YOUR NETWORK…BUT YOU HAVE TO WORK AT IT Networking, not tweeting… • Participate don’t lurk • Contribute don’t shirk • Share don’t hold • Trust don’t fear 20
  21. 21. 21 My PLN 21
  22. 22. 22 PEOPLE LIKE YOU AND ME… 22
  23. 23. 23 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVdHkjJVuxQ WATCH THIS…(WHEN YOU GET A CHANCE) 23
  24. 24. 24 THE DIALOGUE… 24
  25. 25. 25 Image by debs http://www.flickr.com/photos/debschultz/528230215// 25
  26. 26. 2626 WHO TO FOLLOW? What if they find out what I write? What if what I write online is misconstrued? Will I lose my job? Should I use another name? Another profile? How do I explain this to my boss? My colleagues think this is geek stuff ARE YOU AFRAID? DON’T BE…
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  28. 28. 28  Open a Twitter account  Follow leaders in learning and then see who they follow  Join in on the conversation  Participate in a Tweet Chat  #OzLearn: 2nd Tuesday of every month at 8pm  #Lrnchat: Every Friday at midday DIP YOUR TOES IN THE WATER 28
  29. 29. 29  Twitter for Professional Development  Using Yammer in Learning  Blogging for Professional Development  Content Curation & Tools WORKSHOPS ON OFFER FOR YOUR LEARNING TEAMS… 29
  30. 30. 30 FIND ME ON MY WEBSITE Website and Blog: www.activatelearning.com.au Phone: 0438 884 730 Email: helen.blunden@activatelearning.com.au Twitter: @ActivateLearn About Me: http://about.me/helenblunden 30
  31. 31. 31  645,750,000 Total number of active registered Twitter users  135,000 Number of new Twitter users signing up everyday TWITTER – SCALE & SIZE Copyright Marisa Allegra Williams (@marisa) for Twitter, Inc. @UpsideLearning 10, 500 tweets 5413 Following 7575 Followers 31
  32. 32. 32  58 million Average number of tweets per day  9,100 Number of tweets every second  40% of Twitters who don’t tweet but watch other people tweet TWITTER – SCALE & SIZE Copyright Aaron Durand (@everydaydude) for Twitter, Inc. 32
  33. 33. 33 TWITTER IN BUSINESS 56.9K5.85 M Marketing Sales Customer Service Employee Comms Learning Innovation Project Work Customers Partners Employees Partner Training, Comms 33
  34. 34. 34 EMPLOYEE USE OF WEB 2.0 Business and Web 2.0:McKinsey 2013 34
  35. 35. 35 UPSIDE LMS – DESIGNED FOR SOCIAL LEARNING  Integration with Live Twitter  Internal Microblogging  Friends & followers concept  Photos and videos sharing and rating  Blog  My RSS Feeds  Integration with Wiki 35
  36. 36. 36 EMPLOYEE USE OF WEB 2.0 Business and Web 2.0:McKinsey 2013 36
  37. 37. 37 UPSIDE LMS – RECOGNISED FOR SOCIAL 2 Golds for Blended or Informal Learning 3 Silvers for Social Learning Technology 2 Silvers for Learning Management Technology for SMBs 1 Gold for Compliance Training 37
  38. 38. 38 TWITTER FOR LEARNING PORTAL HR OR TALENT SYSTEM LMS ONLINE COURSE ONLINE COURSE 38
  39. 39. 39 UPSIDE LMS – DESIGNED FOR TWITTER 1 2 39
  40. 40. 40 IMPLEMENTING SOCIAL LEARNING Governance & Expectations Content Curation Quantity + Quality Community Management Flow + Value Add LMS Course Cohort 40
  41. 41. 41 USER CASE 1 – CLASS ROOM TRAINING Classroom Training Pre Classroom Activities Post Classroom Activities Perf Support Where can you use Twitter &/or Microblogging ? Use Chat Box 41
  42. 42. 42 USER CASE 1 – CLASS ROOM TRAINING Classroom Training Pre Classroom Activities Post Classroom Activities Perf Support •Requirements gathering •Course logistics •Pre Reading •Gather comments & insights •External resources •Feedback •Reinforce key learning •Feedback •Reinforce key learning •New resources 42
  43. 43. 43 USER CASE 2 – ONLINE TRAINING Online Training Post Classroom Activities Perf Support Where can you use Twitter &/or Microblogging ? Use Chat Box 43
  44. 44. 44 Contact Us Call to Action  Visit our websites  Follow up on Twitter  Ask for a demo of the social features of Upside LMS THANK YOU Helen Blunden Activate Learning @ActivateLearn www.activatelearning.com.au Jeevan Joshi Upside Learning @UpsideLearning www.upsidelearning.com @jeevesj
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