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. Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms. Blog this! Level 1: Reaction.
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 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.
Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog
MAY 2, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. Blog this!
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.
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! Think about it.
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!
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. E-learning. Workplace Learning.
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.
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? I started thinking about this during a program on Accelerated Learning at the Minnesota Chapter of the International Society of Performance Improvement (MNISPI). The students directed their own learning.
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. In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning. Discovered via Brent Schlenker’s Corporate eLearning and Development blog.
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.
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? 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). E-Learning 24/7. It depends.
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.
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.
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! They both do great work.
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?
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. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! Now What?
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.
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. January. February.
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!
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. I see it in blog posts, comments, posts, LrnChat discussions, and all sorts of places. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. May 4, 2010.
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.
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
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. An excellent article from Cross Pollination Media, titled “ Are ‘Digital Natives’ Better Suited for Mobile Learning?
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool.
iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning
MARCH 25, 2010
Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. Learn more about Dawn here. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.
Four roles for social media in workplace learning
Clive on Learning
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now. There is no question whatsoever that social media is transforming our personal and business lives. in the familiar YouTube fashion Experiential learning : Learning at work is as much about 'learning from' as it is 'learning to'.
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!
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.
Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0
APRIL 7, 2010
With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? My contention (as expressed in LMS and Social Learning ) is that most of the vendors are getting this wrong. Or should they be separated?
The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog
DECEMBER 27, 2010
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this! Properly d.
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”. I 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 blog