Getting Social with Jane Bozarth
Because social media isn’t limited to tools like Twitter and Facebook, but can actually include real conversations, Kineo's Cammy Bean had a chat with Jane Bozarth, author of Social Media for Trainers: Techniques for Enhancing and Extending Learning, (2010), Pfeiffer.
Have a listen, as Jane talks about her book and why she wrote it, shares her favorite social media exercise for trainers, and discusses ways instructional designers need to change their game.
Jane Bozarth is an internationally known trainer, speaker, and author. A training practitioner since 1989, Jane is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has an M.Ed. in Training and Development/Technology in Training from NC State University, and completed her doctorate in Training and Development in 2008.
She is the author of Pfeiffer’s E-Learning Solutions on A Shoestring; Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging E-Learning with PowerPoint; From Analysis to Evaluation, and, with Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner, The Challenge Continues.
She can be contacted on Facebook at Jane Bozarth Bozarthzone, and via Twitter at @janebozarth. Be sure to check out her blog, http://bozarthzone.blogspot.com.
You can listen to clips from our conversation by clicking play below. If you want to download the audio, use the links. Download times vary from approximately 5 seconds per clip on a broadband connection.
Why this book?
Why would corporate trainers use Facebook? And what about privacy?
What's Jane's favorite exercise in the book?
How does this change things for instructional designers?
What about asynchronous eLearning? How does Social Media fit in there?
Isn't there a cost to using Social Media? Isn't it going to take more of our time?
Where can I get this book and where can I meet Jane?