Technology Toys to Tools: Choosing, Using--
and Unconfusing in the World of Social Media
Speaker: Jane Bozarth, Ph.D., eLearning Director of the State of North Carolina
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Time: 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern (60 Minute Session)
This session explores business and, in particular, training uses for popular social media tools. We'll look at compelling real examples of tools like Twitter, Facebook, blogs and wikis used by businesses and government, discuss strategies for choosing and using particular tools. We'll also take a look at ways workplace learning professionals can reskill to support the use of new technologies in training as well as, more broadly, in organization-wide social learning.
About Jane Bozarth
Dr. Jane Bozarth has been a training practitioner since 1989. In her years with North Carolina, USA state government she has served as Staff Development Specialist for DHHS, the Training Director for the Department of Justice, and the E-Learning Coordinator for the NC Office of State Personnel.
Jane's specialty, finding low-cost ways of creating or purchasing quality e-learning solutions, led to publication of "E-Learning Solutions on A Shoestring" and "Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging E-Learning with PowerPoint". Her third book, "From Analysis to Evaluation", was published in 2008. Her newest book will be out in the Fall of 2010.
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