Autonomy is the perception of control over environment; an option of having choices. Research shows that autonomy is linked with online engagement. Watch this 5 min video to get some practical strategies on how to increase autonomy (and engagement) in the cyberspace. Continue reading
In today’s “Hot Topics Wednesdays” episode I am going to continue our discussion on using Twitter in your online training. In the previous post we talked about the reasons for using Twitter in your classroom. In the video below I provide 10 activities that you can utilize and modify for your concrete context that will spice up your teaching and training and will engage your learners.
In the last several years Twitter has grown beyond a micro-blogging service to become one of the most popular social messaging platform. Despite the fact that there are over 175 million registered users on Twitter, many teachers and trainers still ask me WHAT Twitter actually is, and many of them really have no idea how to use it effectively or why they should even use it at all. In this “Hot Topics Wednesdays” episode I will provide 10 reasons for using Twitter in your distance learning classroom or online training. Continue reading
Ok, you are proud of yourself for opening that Facebook account. You are ready to intearact with your clients, your students, and your business prospects…A week passes by, then another, then a month or more, and no one seems to notice your wisdom, your wit, and your cool images… What’s up? Continue reading
You have probably heard of a new “hot” social network called Pinterest. Yes, one more social network… I know, it might seem overwhelming but this one you just cannot afford to miss! Pinteres is one of the fastest growing sites whose unique visitors increased by 155% in just 1 (!) month, from December 2011 to January 2012; and it continues dominating the web! Continue reading