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10 Simple Tips to Becoming a Better Blogger | Jeffbullas's Blog

10 Simple Tips to Becoming a Better Blogger | Jeffbullas's Blog | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The rise of social media has allowed bloggers to display and market themselves and their content globally without having to pay a cent to a newspaper, television mogul or to the mass media elite.
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Wecome to my Social Learning Scoop.

 

It contains a generic mix of articles, gathered through twitter, the blogs I follow and suggestions from the Scoop.it curation tool, that catch my attention as interesting to me and possibly other people.

 

You can use the filter option just above this introduction to search for a particular topic within the numerous articles collated here.

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11 - Record Lessons and Presentations with Swivl - Instructional Tech Talk

11 - Record Lessons and Presentations with Swivl - Instructional Tech Talk | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Swivl is talked about this week on ETYSK. Jeff talks with the CEO of Swivl about how this great EdTech tool is being used in the classroom.

Via Baiba Svenca, Javier Sánchez Bolado
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, Today, 5:11 AM

Great tutorial how you can use Swivl for creating presentations and lessons.

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HaroldJarche Supporting Social Learning

Interview in London with Charity Learning, January 2014. More info: http://www.jarche.com Harold on social media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE4FuyV416M.
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8 Ways to Make Your Multimedia Content Appealing | iSpring Blog

8 Ways to Make Your Multimedia Content Appealing | iSpring Blog | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
RT @iSpringPro: 8 Ways to Make Your Multimedia Content Appealing http://t.co/z95HS4NR4H #elearning
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I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
While every organization in the world is unique, most have characteristics in common. Each has its own culture that derives from its mission, vision, values, and the people who work there. Every em...
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Five Trends Shaping the Future of Customer Service in 2015 - Forbes

Five Trends Shaping the Future of Customer Service in 2015 - Forbes | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
In the future customer service will become increasingly savvy about how to deal with issues early on, even preventing them.

Via Fred Zimny
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15 Photography Sites to Boost Your Skills - Lifehack

15 Photography Sites to Boost Your Skills - Lifehack | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Are you tired of taking taking trashy photos? Have you been trying so hard to capture images like a pro just by using your own digital camera? Do you want to learn appropriate photo angles and take the most beautiful shots with your digital camera or your new GoPro? Well, it’s possible!

Taking photos like a professional is one of the most trending hobbies around. Now-a-days, “selfies” and “groufies” are all the rage on social media sites. People want to share their day-to-day experiences with the world. We can share our most memorable events with a simple click of a button. It is so easy to upload your photos online. It’s fun to show off our personal photos, especially beautiful places with the best scenic views.

Because of this ease to share such beauty, photography is one of the most joyful hobbies anyone can do in their lifetime. By sharing photos we also share precious memories. That’s why people want to take the best photos they can. We all want our photos to look professional. Well, now-a-days this is easier than you may think.

Via John Evans, Jim Lerman
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The Keyword Research Guide - 'Net Features - Website Magazine

The Keyword Research Guide - 'Net Features - Website Magazine | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

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A Visual Introduction to Customer Lifetime Value [Infographic]

A Visual Introduction to Customer Lifetime Value [Infographic] | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

“ Check out this visual explanation of customer lifetime value (CLV), and how retention and satisfaction play into customer value.”


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12 Of The Biggest Content Curation Myths (Busted)

12 Of The Biggest Content Curation Myths (Busted) | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

There is a lot of misunderstanding about content curation. Many see it as a pale copy of aggregation, others as an unethical practice. 


Here is a very interesting article by Julia McCoy that will, hopefully, put an end to all the myths out there, including:


- content curation as a fully automated process.

- content curation as a copy-and-paste process.

- content curation as a random process


As a big proponent of content curation, I see this post as another brick to add to the positive conversational wall! Read it at http://www.business2community.com/content-marketing/12-biggest-content-curation-myths-busted-01089590


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Cendrine Marrouat


Via Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Tons of Free public Domain Materials to Use in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Tons of Free public Domain Materials to Use in Class | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

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Karen Miller's curator insight, September 17, 9:18 PM

Useful OER resource. 

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Becoming a More Social Organisation

Becoming a More Social Organisation | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Make an impact at the enterprise level by embedding throughout your organisation: http://t.co/afFlNNIYBj http://t.co/2mSmG89Pgi

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Open and Shut?: Working for a phase transition to an open commons-based knowledge society: Interview with Michel Bauwens

Open and Shut?: Working for a phase transition to an open commons-based knowledge society: Interview with Michel Bauwens | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Today a summit starts in Quito, Ecuador that will discuss ways in which the country can transform itself into an open commons-based knowledge society. The team that put together the proposals is led by Michel Bauwens from the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives. What is the background to this plan, and how likely is it that it will bear fruit?  With the hope of finding out I spoke recently to Bauwens.


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Leadership for the Network Era Harold Jarche

Leadership for the Network Era Harold Jarche | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

ld Jarche


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What Social Media Communicates about the Well-being of Society - Knowledge@Wharton

What Social Media Communicates about the Well-being of Society - Knowledge@Wharton | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The words, phrases and emoticons we use on social media tell a lot about our personalities and, collectively, give a detailed picture of overall well-being.
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The Evolution of Learning Technologies

How has learning evolved over the course of human history and what might the future hold for us? Follow our time traveller on his journey through time and space.
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Online Training and Social Learning - 10 Years Into the Future

Online Training and Social Learning - 10 Years Into the Future | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Our reflections on the future of online training and social learning.
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The 4 Most Important Pages on Your Website (& How to Optimize Them)

The 4 Most Important Pages on Your Website (& How to Optimize Them) | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Walk through how to optimize the four most important pages on your website.

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donhornsby's curator insight, December 28, 8:12 AM

(From the article): In conclusion, here's how to optimize pages like a pro: Look at your most visited pages, figure out why users are there, give them what they want, and ask them for an action in return. Regardless of your most-visited pages or even the nature of your website, you can create more engaged users.

You’re in the business of not just dissemination information, but demanding a response. The knowledge you impart requires that users response. Ask for it.

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Five Tools for Creating Multimedia Textbooks - A Comparison Chart (Richard Byrne)

Five Tools for Creating Multimedia Textbooks - A Comparison Chart (Richard Byrne) | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Jim Lerman, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Find the visual content you need with our complete list of free image sources, offering high-quality images for your blog posts and social media updates.

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Mike Ellsworth's curator insight, December 28, 2:31 PM

I'm always looking for just the right (free) image for blog posts or use on our Websites. Here's a great roundup of places to find free images.

 

via @Copyblogger

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Why Neural Networks Look Set to Thrash the Best Human Go Players for the First Time | MIT Technology Review

Why Neural Networks Look Set to Thrash the Best Human Go Players for the First Time | MIT Technology Review | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is about to fall to the relentless onslaught of machine learning algorithms.

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Why Personalized Marketing Will Dominate in 2015 [Infographic]

Why Personalized Marketing Will Dominate in 2015 [Infographic] | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Marketing Strategy - Check out these five reasons to include personalized marketing in your planning for 2015.


Via Kamal Bennani, Ashish Umre, ukituki
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iWebContact's curator insight, December 22, 12:02 AM

Businesses will need to adapt their digital strategies

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NMC On the Horizon > Increasing Focus on Open Content | The New Media Consortium

NMC On the Horizon > Increasing Focus on Open Content | The New Media Consortium | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

The movement toward open content reflects a change in the way educators and scholars are conceptualizing education. Information is everywhere now; the challenge is to make effective use of it. Often mistaken to simply mean “free of charge,” advocates of openness have worked toward defining “open” more broadly — not just free in economic terms, but also in terms of ownership and usage rights. Alternative licensing schemes such as Creative Commons have advanced this vision by providing a legal framework for people to share content freely. The goal of openness is to ensure the unimpeded distribution of valuable, scientific knowledge and to guarantee that educational materials are freely copiable, freely remixable, and free of barriers to access. Using open content also has pragmatic appeal; it offers solutions to the rising cost of education and addresses the scarcity of quality resources in remote or developing regions of the world. As more schools, universities, and other academic institutions integrate open content into curricula, there will be increased focus on processes to evaluate and validate these resources on a wide scale. Issues of intellectual property and digital citizenship are equally important to understanding the impact of this trend on teaching and learning.


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Google for Education: Announcing Drive for Education: The 21st century backpack for students

Google for Education: Announcing Drive for Education: The 21st century backpack for students | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

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10 Ways to Integrate Google Drawings in Your Teaching

10 Ways to Integrate Google Drawings in Your Teaching | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
December 29, 2014
Google Drawings is a tool that is often overlooked by teachers. Being part of Google Drive, Drawings has some powerful features hat make it an ideal platform for creating...

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Welcome to the Networked Society

Welcome to the Networked Society | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The Networked Society is changing lives today, all around the world. Sixty one new films take a closer look at how. And this is only the beginning.

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Laura Diamond's curator insight, December 28, 6:27 PM

This link has a great short movie in it that has multiple success stories from everyday people and how social networking changed their lives. stories like these can only happen in the 21st century and it will only become easier as time goes on.