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SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

eLearning 24-7

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 first thing to realize is that SharePoint is not an out of the box solution, nor turnkey by any stretch of the imagination. Sure, Sony has found great success with SharePoint, but take a look at the resources available to them. SharePoint can be a wonderful solution for the right reqs, but first and foremost, SharePoint is a content management system. It depends. Dragon Alert!

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Strategy" Fails Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Here are my top 10 eLearning predictions for 2011.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. December 2011 November 27-December 1, 2011 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE): Reaching Across Boundaries, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Online.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

focus here on what I think are the top skills for elearning now, in 2011. Instead, when looking to hire, I think managers are going to care more about these job skills, my top skills for elearning in 2011. 1. These rapid development tools are where video, graphics, narrative and text come to get ready for an LMS or a web or SharePoint deployment. 4. Graphic Design.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

The best SharePoint LMS on the market.  Yes, there is a still market for SharePoint systems and I recommend finding a system already built on it, rather than doing it yourself (which many people do). Easy to use interface – which often does not happen with SharePoint LMSs. Works with SharePoint 2007 and 2010. No SaaS solution, but this is not unusual in the SharePoint market – I hope that changes. Anyone who read my post on a previous conference show from 2011 will have noticed comments on Panopto. Hello from sunny Los Angeles. No spin.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!) Used Microsoft SharePoint – blogs, wikis, messaging, polls, surveys, RSS feeds (get alerted when content is updated). SharePoint) – profiles, tags, ratings Private social networks: yammer (widely used in corporate world – over 100,00 corporate users!) Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Draw knowledge from dealerships.

Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Communication between members has been enriched by the use of monthly webinars and by the collaborative tools provided by Microsoft SharePoint. For this profile we turn to Rob Bartlett from Farm Credit in Canada. Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. revamped banking system based on SAP.

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Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

Learning through blogging Blogging is possible within the firewall using SharePoint, but hasn’t taken off in any significant fashion. Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. Sebastian’s vision for learning covers all of the contexts that in which learning can occur at work. profiles

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Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

At mLearn 2011, the keynoter who spoke on social learning came from advertising/public relations. Microsoft has introduced a podcasting capability in its 2010 version of Sharepoint. (We have created a 7-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. Twitter), LinkedIn, etc. as well as tools such as wikis.

Profile of a learning architect: Julie Wedgwood

Clive on Learning

The aim was to take learners on to the next stage where they could continue the discussion in forums within SharePoint. booklets, which were also made available as PDFs on SharePoint. Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. This was going to be tough. learning architects

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

Here’s a video showing Peter Butler, from BT, talking about Dare2Share (hosted on their enterprise intranet platform, MS Sharepoint), and explaining that it would have been impossible for L&D to provide all the learning materials that BT Engineers needed unless they had taken this “sharing&# approach to learning. 2 -Intelpedia – collaborative resource building. Tweet.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Many are using Microsoft SharePoint, which includes discussion threads, wikis, and blogs, or using other similar collaboration tools. By Dean Hawkinson. Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. However, how many of us have considered using these types of tools for collaboration in a training environment ? All of this can apply to either instructor-led or online training.

Portrait of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Communication between members has been enriched by the use of monthly webinars and by the collaborative tools provided by Microsoft SharePoint. Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. For this profile, we turn to Rob Bartlett, from Farm Credit in Canada. revamped banking system based on SAP.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] January31-February 1, 2012 iLearning ParisForum 2011, 7 th , Espace Champerret, Paris, France. link] March21-24, 2012 Sciences of Electronics,Technologies of Information and Telecommunications Conference (SETIT 2011),7 th , Sousse, Tunisia, [link] March21-25, 2012 The Information Architecture Summit , sponsored by theAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), NewOrleans, Louisiana, USA. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA. What’sNext?,

Reflecting on my 2011

Jay Cross

The remainder of this post digs into posts, pictures, presentations, and what-not from my 2011. I’m mulling it over for the next few days. tagged 120 photos that captured a sense of what was going on with “2011″ I created a Slideshow but that comes all at once, and I sought to drip-feed the imagery of 2011 into my consciousness. what made me happy. Words.

Evaluating Social Learning

Social Learning

Post them on a wiki or SharePoint. Count the contributions daily, weekly, or monthly to the wiki to determine if expectations are being met: -    Contributions to the wiki or SharePoint. -    Questions asked on Yammer or Twitter. It seems to me that right now this is a wide open field.  Big Dog, Little Dog blogger?and And finishes again with results—Return on Expectations, or ROE.

Physics of the Future leads to the Learning of the Future

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

One of my pet peeves is Sharepoint bashing. Some eLearning pundits will still speak quite negatively about Sharepoint. NPR Story - Text + Audio Dr. Michio Kaku opened up DevLearn this year. He was outstanding! And yet, I kept hearing feedback like this, "I LOVED Dr. Kaku, but it was strange to hear the people around me whispering that it doesn't have anything to do with eLearning".

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Example: sharepoint. Higher ground. I don’t talk much about training or learning any more. You can train people but they may or may not learn. Training often fizzles. Learning is better than training, but learning is not enough to make sure the job gets done. The goal is the outcomes you seek. Moreover, people often fail to put what they learn into practice. call it working smarter.

The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Many companies have begun investing in and implementing their own internal social media tools, such as Microsoft’s SharePoint , to encourage team collaboration. Social media continues to grow, as do the discussions regarding its application within the realm of business and learning. There are various interpretations of social media, whether it is specific to networking and web 2.0 technologies or spans the use of any existing technology that enhances social relationships. Let’s first review the term, “social media.” tools (e.g., blogs, wikis, YouTube). Other online communities (e.g.

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. We just cut the price of the eBook to $12. eBook , $12. Paper, $24. By Charles Jennings, Harold Jarche, ?Clark Clark Quinn, Jane Hart & Jay Cross. This is the first edition of the Fieldbook to incorporate QR codes. Excerpt.

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Microsoft Buys Skype: Will it Impact Your eLearning Strategy?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Or for larger companies that already have an Sharepoint and other Microsoft offerings, perhaps Skype becomes a better more private internal communications tool. 21-23 2011The big news this week is Microsoft buying Skype for $8.5billion. suppose I could end this post right there an let that sink in. There are many places to read all of the business and tech news about the deal. liked the GigaOm post. Just Google it if you want the story from many different angles. However, I'm not sure anyone has thought about what this deal might mean for corporate eLearning strategies.

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

Give employees “a place” to gather.  (ex: Hosted third party sites like LinkedIn and Ning ; Partially self-hosted sites like KickApps and Yammer or even SharePoint). So this made me think of organizations. Of the companies I’ve worked for or currently consult with, very few have a robust Knowledge Management System (KMS) where those with the knowledge can easily share that knowledge with others. In fact, most of the knowledge sharing that takes place in one of two ways: 1. training department produces training. 2. Someone sticks their head over their cube and asks their neighbor.

Using Kirkpatrick's Four Levels to Create and Evaluate Informal & Social Learning Processes

Big Dog, Little Dog

Store it in a social site (such as a wiki or SharePoint) for easy retrieval. In my last post, The Tools of Our Craft , I wrote how the Four Level Evaluation model is best used by flipping it upside down and that it can be used to evaluate informal and social learning. In this post, I want to expand on the second point—evaluating informal and social learning. Backwards Planning and Evaluation Model. 1. Results or Impact - What is our goal? 2. Performance - What must the performers do to achieve the goal? 3. Learning - What must they learn to be able to perform? 4. Results. Learning.

Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Social Learning

by Guest on April 2, 2011 in performance support Lynn Cases is a Senior Training Consultant for Dashe & Thomson. She currently leads training at General Mills for Standard Desktop Applications, SharePoint, and New Hire Orientation. The other day I heard a story on the radio about how baseball began.  The game went from being played by farm boys, to city boys, and back again. 

Backchannels – what’s all the fuss, anyway?

Integrated Learnings

Alternatively, some companies may find that this functionality is available in other tools they already use for other purposes, such as Microsoft SharePoint. Alternatively, some companies may find that this functionality is available in other tools they already use for other purposes, such as Microsoft SharePoint. By Dean Hawkinson. recently attended the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) conference in Orlando, Florida. While there, I engaged in a practice I had never before used known as a backchannel, via the well known micro blogging tool Twitter.

Fear of the “Upload” Button

E-learning Uncovered

Most commonly, we use a SharePoint list that contains both internal and client feedback. Here’s a quick demo we created for one of our clients on how to use our SharePoint list. Launching a new e-learning course is exciting—and a little bit scary. Did we remember everything? Did we make all the last-minute changes? Did we catch all the typos? Do all the buttons work? When creating an e-learning course, we need to balance perfectionism with reality. We’ve found there’s a time for checking everything one last time, and a time to blow out the candle and eat the fig.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Early Electronic Performance Support Systems and intranets were the predecessors of modern help systems such as Lynda.com, YouTube, Wikipedia, or Google as well as collaboration, information sharing, and communication tools such as SharePoint, Slack, Basecamp, and Skype plus networking tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter. Interactive video laser disks. Mobile.

ProtoSphere - MS Lync Server - SharePoint Server = 3D Experience Sharing Learning Collaborating

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

More links regarding the story: Kaplan eduNeering 3D Virtual Collaboration and Multi-Touch Solutions Win 2011 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation AwardsHere is an interesting case study released by Microsoft: Drug Research Firm Cuts Costs and Boosts Training Quality with Collaboration Solution. Since developing my first interactive 3D simulation, I have seen the learning potential in action. But my experience was well over a decade ago. Its been frustrating to know what's possible and yet still see the eLearning industry struggle to make a place for interactive 3D solutions.

New Year Starting

Moodle Journal

Another project that I am pleased to have acquired is to evaluate the integration of Moodle and SharePoint, it was at a recent ILT strategy meeting that a majority vote was carried to run down and close our staff network storage drive and replace it with SharePoint. In the third phase of the planned Moodle rollout I will be introducing content design specifically using Wimba Create.

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Although security and privacy concerns are preventing many organisations from making significant use of public social media tools, there does appear to be an increased interest this year in enterprise social networking and collaboration tools (viz Yammer and Sharepoint ). Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Enjoy!

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20

Learning Visions

SharePoint and other tools make it so easy to create groups…so now too many groups with not enough focus. State of Community Management 2011 [link] (last year put the report up and had to register - 30,000 hits over the year. This are my live blogged notes from a session at ASTD Learning 2.0. The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. DMs on Twitter? Don’t shut down conflict. Be valuable.

Cool web tools close to home

Spark Your Interest

Especially since it works with sharepoint and active directory, key things that I know IT folks looks for. . This is a bit of a boosterish post.  I don’t work for any of these companies, most of my observations comes from twitter interaction or just plain old tweets.  I’m not an investor either. But I do offer advice to organizations that may include them assessing tools like these. With that disclaimer out of the way, why this post?  . These two “twitter&# services – is that what you would call them? – are interesting specimens. All the greatness of web 2.0

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year.

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