Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 17, 2011
Level 2: Learning. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. I can now see how Level 2 can be used to evaluate role-based eLearning and instructor-led training. Blog this! View all posts by Barbara → ← Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? Level 1: Reaction. training?to
Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 21, 2011
Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. We We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion.
Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog
MARCH 15, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. Blog this!
Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog
MAY 2, 2011
While Cisco’s success may be partly attributable to the ability of social media to effectively eliminate distance, you don’t need to be a multi-national to reap the benefits. So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0 Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! And [.]
Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs
JULY 6, 2010
Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. Dave’s Whiteboard by Dave Ferguson is a place to explore learning, training, and performance improvement. Design for Learning is written by Natalie Laderas-Kilkenny, a former coworker of mine who blogs on education and technology. learning. Workplace Learning.
SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?
MAY 16, 2011
In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The social learning savior or a hero waiting to save the learner in distress? Do you have such resources in-house at your company? If not, and you are planning on implementing SharePoint for your social learning success, here are a few reminders, before you dive right in. Sure, they can spin it as a LMS or a collaborative experience (under the guise of social learning).
Learning in 3D Week 4 Stops for Blog Book Tour
FEBRUARY 1, 2010
Here are the great stops for week 4 of the blog book tour. And, join us on Facebook at the Learning in 3D page. Tour Stops Day Sixteen 02/01/10 Gordon Snyder's blog Information & Communications Technology Blog Day Seventeen 02/02/10 Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem Day Eighteen 02/03/10 Bart Pursel at Virtual Learning Worlds. Day Nineteen 02/04/10 Clive Shepherd(already posted due to a vacation) Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour Day Twenty 02/05/10 Tom Werner who has a Brandon Hall Research blog.
Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog
MARCH 6, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. Blog this!
Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010
JANUARY 6, 2011
So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. We have pulled these up based on social signals (views, comments, twitter and more). Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology. 2. January. 1.
The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Blog this! My background includes extensive experience in learning, teaching, and facilitation, and I love technology and how its changing our culture. Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Download the whitepaper » Blog this! So big deal, you say. Why is networking so important anyway?
The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 6, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” Download the whitepaper » Blog this! And you’d be wrong.
Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog
MAY 16, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!
Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
FEBRUARY 20, 2010
The program, dubbed BaseCamp 2010, addressed 40 participants drawn from the senior and mid-level ranks of the company. We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools. We decided to outline our curriculum in a skeletal form using a blog, and then set social interactions in the curriculum context. In this post, I summarize what we learned about the ad-hoc social learning environments. Blog is the watering hole A learning blog is so much a happening place! Any suggestions?
Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 14, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? And when you hear him speak, you can tell immediately that the man is fascinated with and passionate about how the brain takes in and organizes information; the essence of learning. Blog this! We All Did.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. It allows things like social filtering.
Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey
OCTOBER 25, 2010
The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. understand this list is more inclined towards tools that learning professionals use for their own learning as opposed to those used for creating learning programs or training sessions. I see great gains made by some of the tools while I have not even experienced them as yet.
Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog
JANUARY 27, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? As support, Anderson provides examples in which exceptional performers (elite dancers, TED Conference speakers), learn from their counterparts around the world by watching them online. Blog this!
Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog
MARCH 27, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? Then I remembered a series of highly successful training programs designed to address the three learning styles at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. But now I wanted to find out more about Accelerated Learning.
Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.
MAY 4, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them.
The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.
MARCH 8, 2011
The gist of it was that even though we have an enormous amount of tools available to enable social learning across far reaching boundaries, the self-study type of eLearning seen in so many workplaces today can potentially cut learners off from any type of social interaction during the course of the learning. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!
Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Weber also points out how effectively additional techniques demonstrated in the movie – like music, movement, and humor – open the mind to learning. Discovered via Brent Schlenker’s Corporate eLearning and Development blog.
Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training. Blog this!
Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog
MARCH 11, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? Games seem like a really cool way to add some fun to learning and seem to pose little or no risk to the learning outcome. In part, because games align very naturally with many long-standing learning design principles.
Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 19, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? Last week I participated in a webinar entitled The State of Social Media Marketing Industry , co-hosted by Hubspot and Social Media Examiner. Blog this! Sad, but true. It is amazing ho.
What constitutes a Social Learning Culture?
The Learning Generalist
DECEMBER 11, 2010
I've often thought of social learning as a very culture dependent phenomenon. A few weeks back I read an interesting article by Thierry de Baillon, his conclusion being - we don't need more social platforms, we need more human companies. A lot of social software marketing seems to suggest that the tools will change the world. culture social learning lrnchat
Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles
MARCH 24, 2010
In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources. Now What?
SharePoint Social Learning Experience
FEBRUARY 1, 2010
I had a great conversation last week that sparked an early stage idea for what I think would be a wonderful way for learning and development organizations to leverage SharePoint better. for Marketing – Social Learning Experience The concept is probably easiest to understand by considering what HP did around their course on Web 2.0 HP Web 2.0 for Marketing. eLearning Technology.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
Learning and Working on the Web
APRIL 20, 2011
Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Jay Cross. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise? Social.
2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books
JANUARY 1, 2011
Corporate Learning’s focus by Harold Jarche 2. Where Social Learning Thrives by Marcia Conner 3. 2010 Shift Index - Passion and Performance by John Hagel 6. Why we need to kill "social media" by Rob Key 7. Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt by Martijn Linssen 9. The Evolving Social Organization by Harold Jarche 10. Seven Strategies for Supporting Personal Learning Environments at Work by Michele Martin 11. The Wolf Pack and Learning by Dan Pontefract 12. Work is learning, learning work by Harold Jarche 15.
The Best EDU Blogs on the Planet!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2009
TOP BLOGS! As we move closer towards 2010, you will increasingly see new posts or articles screaming here are the top 8, 10, 20, 30, 50, 100, etc. blogs or sites of this and that. Most of them just vomit out lists, without putting much effort to justify their claims, or at least say why the selected blogs should be on the list. My kind of learning dude!
Don’t give it to me unless I can customise it
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
Fast forward to 2007 when I joined Bournemouth University (BU) as a Learning Technologist and started working with the likes of Blackboard, TurningPoint, Echo360, etc. For something like Blackboard I had to work in the defined structure and implementation of the installation, but I settled in to it because I had the ability to use it creativity when it came to different approaches to presenting learning materials, online activities, offline resources. Customisation, for me, has been key to my own development and understanding of what kind of learning technologist I want to be.
Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0 Top-Down Strategy What does a real life e-learning strategy look like? Strategy Strategies for learning and performance support: a summary Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No? I've really been striking out.
Here are 6 Social Learning Platforms you can enable 'On-Demand'
The Learning Generalist
JUNE 27, 2010
A few weeks back you may have read my recap of Jane Hart's webinar on choosing the right social learning platform. Jane outlined a variety of parameters that you should use to select your social learning platform - I've tried to summarise them in the picture above. Now before you run off to find yourself a social learning platform, let me play party-pooper a bit.
Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape
The Learning Generalist
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Mark's focus is to look at social media tools, their impact on an organisation's culture. The catch is that you can use social media and Web 2.0 (or 3.0 or X.0 Someone in the room also mentioned chacha as a social QnA app. for that matter) in a very Web 1.0
Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
JUNE 9, 2010
Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. Many of whom I really respoect. I see it in blog posts, comments, posts, LrnChat discussions, and all sorts of places. delivering e-learning in an organisation.
The "New" Social Learning isn't a New Thing
The Learning Generalist
OCTOBER 18, 2010
For the last few days I've been reading Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham 's book - The New Social Learning. It's an intriguing read, with several interesting case studies from organisations that are using social media to advance their business goals. We've always been social learners, and modern social media is just helping our natural tendencies.
2010 LMS Products of the Year
DECEMBER 27, 2010
LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. Learning 24/7.
The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog
MARCH 25, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives. Blog this! View all posts by Jim → ← What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning?
Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog
DECEMBER 14, 2010
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Hey, That’s Social Learning! by Jolene on December 14, 2010 in social learning Recently I witnessed a fabulous and fascinating display of social learning – a high school chamber music concert. Blog this!
The Perils of an Email Centered Strategy to Social Learning
The Learning Generalist
NOVEMBER 27, 2010
A few days back Nikhil Nulkar and I were discussing the need for social media in the enterprise. As Andrew McAfee says, "Email is freeform, multimedia (especially with attachments), WYSIWYG, easy to learn and use, platform independent, social, and friendly to mouse clickers and keyboard shortcutters alike." So why do we need social platforms in the enterprise? Web 2.0
Selling Social Learning – Be a Jack
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
I was just reading a post - Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media. Instead, one of the things that I Learned about Learning in 2009 and was an important eLearning Predictions for 2010 was to “Be a Jack”. detailed it in Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug. And the key in selling social learning / learning communities was the simple explanation of what they are in a value proposition. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs
2011: My year in blog posts, presentations and other resources
DECEMBER 29, 2011
This is my second blog post reviewing 2011. Today, I take a look at some the key moments of my own year in terms of resources, blog posts and presentations I have produced. In January I published my Social Learning Handbook (both as a paperback and a PDF). This book aggregated a lot of my thinking and activities from 2010. Social learningJanuary.
eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30
APRIL 13, 2010
I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. The general sentiment around the room was that many workplace learning organizations were focused on nuts-and-bolts training, and that there was little innovation. I’m probably not the best judge of whether there’s innovation going on because: People call me when they want to do something innovative. These are often bloggers as exemplified by the great bloggers found via eLearning Learning. So, I’m afraid that I’ve a skewed perspective. What are these?
MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success
AUGUST 13, 2010
Called Social Media and Student Success:Leveraging Social Learning Tools. Extend student learning beyond the traditional classroom by leveraging the creative power of social media tools to foster student success, learning, and engagement. Social and Student Success View more presentations from kkapp. Tags: social media
Future of Learning Technology – 2015
MAY 7, 2010
The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I can only wonder at the pace of change of technology that the world has seen in last decade. example: Pune Layar ). 3.