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Social Media for Trainers: Techniques for Enhancing and Extending Learning by Jane Bozarth

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Why Social Media in Training?

The effective use of social media strategies to supplement, or use in place of, traditional training endeavors can provide a big payoff for both learners and trainers. For one, the technologies dissolve many of the barriers between the learners and the instructor, creating a more informal, collegial, and interactive learning environment.
Trainers and learners frustrated with elements of the traditional approach will find some relief through using social media. It can provide a vehicle for continuing conversations beyond the time constraints of the workshop schedule. It can extend the learning process beyond the confines of the classroom space and support development of communities of learners. It’s important ...

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