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LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ). I can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

December 1, 2009 to December 15, 2009. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. It’s Culture, Leadership and E2.0 … or fail - trainingwreck , December 13, 2009. Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 - eLearning Learning Posts , December 2, 2009. Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter - Adobe Captivate Blog , December 11, 2009. Dont Waste Your Time , December 10, 2009. ZaidLearn , December 9, 2009.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

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October 9, 2009 to October 16, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Saturday, October 24, 2009. Monday, October 26, 2009. Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Mentoring vs. Training — Why Social Networking Isn’t Enough - aLearning , October 13, 2009.

Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

July 1, 2009 to July 10, 2009. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009. mLearning; Tricks to using the iPod Touch in class - Don’t Waste Your Time , July 7, 2009. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. So many thoughts, so little time - Internet Time , July 6, 2009. Kapp Notes , July 9, 2009. eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009. July 1, 2009.

LinkedIn Power Tips - Sims

eLearning Cyclops

I just completed my LinkedIn Power Tips page. Using LinkedIn as a customer relationship management (CRM) tool Customizing your public profile URL Filtering connections Checking invitations sent All the sims were created with Adobe Captivate and include audio.

Content Organization Cheat Sheet

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! People who create eLearning get involved in many types of content development tasks.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Wesley points us to a post by Kevin Washburn “TMI! Information Overload and Learning.”

Pre-network with LinkedIn

Tony Karrer

I have to make sure that I get at least as much value from that 3-4 hours as I would from spending the same time using LinkedIn for Networking – and that's tough competition. I choose people with names that are a bit more unique so that it will be more likely to find them on LinkedIn.

Here’s Why You Need an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

The good thing with blogging and other social tools like Facebook , LinkedIn , and Twitter is that you connect with others in the industry. A few weeks ago I announced a job opening. I got about 1000 inquiries and ended up looking at over 200 portfolios.

Twitter TechSmith LinkedIn Learning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Hot List - May 8, 2009 to May 15, 2009 Once again, used eLearning Learning to generate a list of the best from last week. The Truth About Twitter - Social Enterprise Blog , May 11, 2009 Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators - Don't Waste Your Time , May 9, 2009 Twitter and Webinars - eLearning Technology , May 14, 2009 Developing a PLE Using Web 2.0 Tools - Don't Waste Your Time , May 10, 2009

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. In case you missed the first half, see Games and Simulations.

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer are pleased to announce our third annual free online conference: LearnTrends 2009 The Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Conference November 17-19, 2009 | Online | Free The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning.

Audience Take-aways From LinkedIn Training

eLearning Cyclops

Several weeks back I held my last online professional networking class, which focused on using LinkedIn. And due to the bank acquisition and upcoming lay-offs, it had a very strong focus on using LinkedIn as a tool for employment networking. The class did teach many skills I will not be able to view via their profiles such as writing an effective introduction, searching for business or employment opportunities, actively participating in groups, using LinkedIn as a CRM tool etc.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

LinkedIn: SumTotal's LinkedIn API integration will allow employees to maintain their Portable Career Profile in LinkedIn, and then make this information available through SumTotal's ResultsOnDemand Performance application. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. These discussions center on what requirements should go into an LMS RFP and more broadly how the LMS should really be integrated into the organization.

Will at Work Learning: Myths the Business Side Has About Learning: Result of Data Gathering

Will at Work Learning

About Search This Blog Web Notable Books Sponsoring Ads (vT1) Tracker Sponsoring Ads (vG2) « Performance Support for High-Stress Situations | Main | Famous Measuring-Training Story from Neil Rackham » Friday, 23 January 2009 Myths the Business Side Has About Learning: Result of Data Gathering I've been gathering a list of Myths that the Business Side Has about Learning. I reached out to my clients, to groups in LinkedIn, to my Brown Bag Learning participants.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

I went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. I also discussed being more or less open as a LinkedIn Networker: My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach. The earlier presenter had talked about LinkedIn and someone in the audience asked for a show of hands for people who have got business through LinkedIn. Let's compare that to LinkedIn.

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009. Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up?

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this. However, during 2009, I had a bit of an aha moment. was considered a hot term in 2007 and 2008, but not in 2009.

What are They Talking About? (LinkedIn e-Learning Groups)

eLearning Cyclops

I belong to numerous groups on LinkedIn, some I am active in, some less so. Here are the LinkedIn e-learning/ISD groups in which I belong. LinkedIn Social Media ISD e-LearningWith all the buzz on social media and informal learning, I thought I would take a closer look at my groups and identify the types of discussions that are generating the most activity. This is with the intent of gauging how people are using these groups and perhaps what information is being shared.

Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

Jack Merklein from Xerox Global Services did a really great presentation at LearnTrends 2009 entitled - Common tools for Diverse Communities at Xerox Global Services. You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. Maybe 2009?

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Dion Hinchcliffe declared 2009 - The year of the shift to Enterprise 2.0. So, while I feel there's tremendous value in social networks as a means of expertise location, I'm currently thinking that adoption is going to be a bit like adoption of LinkedIn.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Opening a group on an existing social network sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn. Most major social network sites such as MySpace and LinkedIn have the opportunity to start your own group.

eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009

Tony Karrer

Adult Learning in the Workplace – Research Findings Top Keywords PKM eLearning Tools Informal Learning Swish Adobe Captivate Twitter LinkedIn Tools Harbinger Adobe Google Articulate Microsoft eLearning Technology. Here are the top items via eLearning Learning.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning.

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

What I said at that time still holds that most often I find myself using: LinkedIn Various learning communities My Blog Twitter And the question I'm asking is always of the form: Here's what I know, but I'm trying to find out X, how should I go after that? Most of my online coaching seeking activity you don't see because it's one-to-one via LinkedIn. Catherine Lombardozzi recent post Coaching informal learning sparked something for me around online coaching opportunities.

Review: The Back of the Napkin

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! eLearning is an abundantly visual medium. As a result, designers and developers who can think visually are able to envision the final product, conceive visuals for content and visualize how information fits together.

The Power of LinkedIn: Real or Imagined?

There Is No Chalk

I participated in the first half of a session on the power of LinkedIn for training industry professionals this past Friday. About two-thirds of the audience was using LinkedIn to varying degrees, Tags: LinkedIn social networks networking The session was delivered by Tony Karrer of eLearning Technology blog, and Mark Sylvester. Alas, I did not get to stay for the entire hour, but the polls that Mark ran revealed some interesting results.

100+ Smart Ways to Use LinkedIn

Take an e-Learning Break

Good resources for folks using LinkedIn and for newbies. Check it out: [link

Are Your Online Tests Reliable?

The eLearning Coach

Share this on Linkedin Tweet This! After going through all the effort of developing a test, you want it to be an accurate measure, right? That’s why it’s so important to plan for a test’s validity and reliability.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

I haven’t done my list in a few years, but you can see my past lists from 2011 , 2009 , 2008 , and 2007. LinkedIn , especially LinkedIn groups, is a source for many useful conversations and resources.

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Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

This also contributed to the Hot Topics and eLearning Trends for 2009. Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. Actually from December 1, 2008 to November 30, 2009. Google Wave in education - Dont Waste Your Time , November 16, 2009. 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 - eLearning Technology , January 26, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.

Pressure, Linkedin, Communities, Twitter, & Impromptu Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

LinkedIn traffic grows - cnet. Market researcher ComScore reported that LinkedIn's unique visitors rose to 7.7 And not only are more people visiting LinkedIn, but they're hanging around longer as well. How to Avoid Choking under Pressure - Scientific American.