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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.

SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

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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!

How SharePoint is helping change the way we blog

SharePoint and Assessment

Here are her views on how SharePoint is helping change the way we blog: Social media and social networks have become interlaced with the way we share information as companies, as marketers and even as people.  Like blogging with WordPress or Blogger, a blog within SharePoint is easy enough to set up.  Commentary 70+20+10 Blogs Informal learning Julie Delazyn Microsoft SharePoint

How SharePoint is helping change the way we blog

SharePoint and Assessment

Here are her views on how SharePoint is helping change the way we blog: Social media and social networks have become interlaced with the way we share information as companies, as marketers and even as people.  Like blogging with WordPress or Blogger, a blog within SharePoint is easy enough to set up.  Commentary 70+20+10 Blogs Informal learning Julie Delazyn Microsoft SharePoint

What I learned at the European SharePoint Conference, Day 1

SharePoint and Assessment

Here’s an update from  from the stimulating European SharePoint Conference in Berlin. Bjorn is the erstwhile CTO of FAST, the Enterprise search company bought by Microsoft and integrated into SharePoint. He spoke mainly about Microsoft and SharePoint rather than diving deeply into search, which would be fascinating to hear. Visio and SharePoint – Ian White from Microsoft.

New white paper : 14 uses for Assessment in SharePoint

SharePoint and Assessment

Questionmark have just published a free white paper, Learning and Assessment on SharePoint. The white paper covers SharePoint 2007 (including WSS and MOSS), SharePoint 2010 (including Foundation, Server and Enterprise) and Office 365’s SharePoint Online. And although focused on Questionmark assessments, it should also be interesting to anyone delivering assessments from SharePoint. Commentary SharePoint 2007 SharePoint 2010 SharePoint in the Cloud Questionmark White paperYou can download the white paper here. Enjoy!

New white paper : 14 uses for Assessment in SharePoint

SharePoint and Assessment

Questionmark have just published a free white paper, Learning and Assessment on SharePoint. The white paper covers SharePoint 2007 (including WSS and MOSS), SharePoint 2010 (including Foundation, Server and Enterprise) and Office 365’s SharePoint Online. And although focused on Questionmark assessments, it should also be interesting to anyone delivering assessments from SharePoint. Commentary SharePoint 2007 SharePoint 2010 SharePoint in the Cloud Questionmark White paperYou can download the white paper here. Enjoy!

SharePoint adopted faster than any other application I’ve ever seen!

SharePoint and Assessment

What do you use SharePoint for? We have three different installations of SharePoint. That’s a large installation of SharePoint. We also use SharePoint for our public facing website www.riosalado.edu and its CMS functions. If you go to the site, you probably wouldn’t realize that it is a SharePoint site, as our marketing department has heavily customized it.

I love SharePoint, so I love to answer questions

SharePoint and Assessment

After 3 days at the European SharePoint Conference, it’s been really enjoyable meeting people and learning in such an open and friendly environment. feel I’ve learned far more about SharePoint than I can ever retain! See also What I learned at the European SharePoint Conference, day 1 for an earlier update from the conference.]. 1. How do SAP and SharePoint work together?

How to remember what you’ve learned (at SharePoint conferences and everywhere)

SharePoint and Assessment

If you’re attending the SharePoint conference in Anaheim next week or the European SharePoint Conference later in October or any other conference, here’s a question for you: What is the best way to retain the information you learn for the long term? This obviously has application in delivering learning via SharePoint as well as helping oneself learn at conferences.

What’s a SharePoint Saturday like?

SharePoint and Assessment

It’s 6am in London on a Saturday morning, completely dark, no sign of dawn, the only sound I hear is an owl hooting. I’m off to SharePoint Saturday UK, set in the historic town of Nottingham (famous for persecuting Robin Hood, the outlaw noble who stole from the rich to give to the poor). SharePoint Saturdays are community events, free to attend, paid for by low-key sponsors.

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.

How to use SharePoint to track annual competency tests: Part 1 – Lists

SharePoint and Assessment

This blog series will show how to do this in SharePoint, so your tracking is integrated with the rest of your organization’s IT. Here is one way to do this in a SharePoint list. 1. Create a new SharePoint list. Using a list in SharePoint improves a lot on using a spreadsheet or a wiki page to keep track of assessments. SAP LSO). Department or other location data.

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.

Is there a business case for SharePoint in informal learning? Thought leader interview with BT’s Sundar Balasubramanian

SharePoint and Assessment

Director of Learning Solutions at BT, Sundar Balasubramanian, describes use of SharePoint for informal learning within BT and other companies and advises how to make a business case for using SharePoint for informal learning. How do you use SharePoint at BT? SharePoint is our knowledge management platform. SharePoint is really easy for anyone to use and create stuff.

Is there a business case for SharePoint in informal learning? Thought leader interview with BT’s Sundar Balasubramanian

SharePoint and Assessment

Director of Learning Solutions at BT, Sundar Balasubramanian, describes use of SharePoint for informal learning within BT and other companies and advises how to make a business case for using SharePoint for informal learning. How do you use SharePoint at BT? SharePoint is our knowledge management platform. SharePoint is really easy for anyone to use and create stuff.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a.

How SharePoint and Assessments helped the Tooth Fairies one Christmas – a holiday tale

SharePoint and Assessment

Did you know the Fairies use SharePoint? Here’s a story about how SharePoint and Assessments came in handy one Christmas. Back when the world was small, it was easy for the Chief Tooth Fairy to keep track of all the children on paper cards, but now there are so many people in the world, she’s deployed SharePoint. She knew she had to do something, but what?

How SharePoint and Assessments helped the Tooth Fairies one Christmas – a holiday tale

SharePoint and Assessment

Did you know the Fairies use SharePoint? Here’s a story about how SharePoint and Assessments came in handy one Christmas. Back when the world was small, it was easy for the Chief Tooth Fairy to keep track of all the children on paper cards, but now there are so many people in the world, she’s deployed SharePoint. She knew she had to do something, but what?

Embed Quizzes in SharePoint to Engage your Learners: Thought Leader Interview with Peter Jochumzen

SharePoint and Assessment

Peter, what do you do at Lund University? I am Director of E-communication and I work half-time as a Professor of Economics and half-time in e-learning projects. I am project leader for our learning platform at Lund University based on SharePoint called Live@Lund. Is SharePoint used in all departments? What do you see as the benefits of SharePoint for a University? Definitely.

SharePoint for Social Learning : Hero or Villain?

SharePoint and Assessment

I’ve just read an interesting blog entry by e-learning analyst Craig Weiss, titled “SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?”. Craig suggests that in the corporate world you cannot “toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning”. I’m afraid this is definitely true on this blog! His conclusion : “SharePoint can be a solid social learning platform, but unless you understand the challenges and potential pitfalls ahead of time, then you might be in for a quite a surprise”.

SharePoint for Social Learning : Hero or Villain?

SharePoint and Assessment

I’ve just read an interesting blog entry by e-learning analyst Craig Weiss, titled “SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?”. Craig suggests that in the corporate world you cannot “toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning”. I’m afraid this is definitely true on this blog! His conclusion : “SharePoint can be a solid social learning platform, but unless you understand the challenges and potential pitfalls ahead of time, then you might be in for a quite a surprise”.

SharePoint Strong for Showing Student Scores?

SharePoint and Assessment

A common use of SharePoint is to let students/candidates log into SharePoint to find out their scores/grades from tests and exams. Where organizations have more complex needs, e.g. hierarchies of permissions in school districts or a large corporation, if you can define these in SharePoint, then they can flow down easily into who can see which results.

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Why choose SharePoint for Education? Thought Leader Interview with Dave Coleman

SharePoint and Assessment

Dave is a Microsoft MVP and has been working with SharePoint in education for nearly a decade. talked to him about why people choose SharePoint as a learning platform in schools, colleges and universities. Dave, what is your background in SharePoint? I’ve been using SharePoint in Twynham School in the UK since 2003. played around previously with SharePoint 2001 as well. actually work in the school, I’m employed by the school, but we have a SharePoint consultancy business inside the school. What is the key advantage of SharePoint for a school or college?

Where do social learning and assessments appear on your SharePoint journey?

SharePoint and Assessment

I attended an interesting webinar yesterday including Ryan Duguid, a Senior Product Manager at Microsoft, on “ Unleashing SharePoint 2010 for Records Management, Governance and Compliance ”. The message of the webinar for me was that SharePoint 2010 will meet most record management needs out of the box. Is it at Initial Deployment? Is it at Business Solutions?

Where do social learning and assessments appear on your SharePoint journey?

SharePoint and Assessment

I attended an interesting webinar yesterday including Ryan Duguid, a Senior Product Manager at Microsoft, on “ Unleashing SharePoint 2010 for Records Management, Governance and Compliance ”. The message of the webinar for me was that SharePoint 2010 will meet most record management needs out of the box. Is it at Initial Deployment? Is it at Business Solutions?

How to pass candidate name into an assessment from Office 365’s SharePoint Online

SharePoint and Assessment

Calling a quiz, survey or test from SharePoint? How do you do this from Office 365’s SharePoint Online? You could use a third party or in-house developed web part, but SharePoint Online restricts many web parts for security reasons. Here is how my SharePoint Online account is set up:  . These correspond to the first three lines of user information under My Settings.

Ten companies who publicize they use SharePoint for corporate.

SharePoint and Assessment

Here are ten examples of companies, all gathered from public information on the Internet: British Telecom , a large UK telecommunications company, started a Dare2Share project using SharePoint to encourage its employees to share and learn. Citibank use many other systems for internal training, but also use SharePoint. SharePoint 2010 is a year old today! Bookmark the permalink.

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

This example shows Roger Schank speaking at Learning Technologies 2011. If your organisation doesn't like the idea of its employees spending time on public social networking sites, then dpcloud could also be integrated into an enterprise system, perhaps something like Sharepoint. The system allows you to deliver the presentation in three formats: A video of the presentation alone.

Integrating with SharePoint : Intranet to Internet

SharePoint and Assessment

He’s worked with Blackboard, Moodle and Sakai as well as SharePoint and in this guest post, shares his perspective on SharePoint. My first real encounter with SharePoint was about 6 years ago when I was surprised to find that a small project pioneering the use of mobile devices in education had built a collaboration environment based on SharePoint. What set SharePoint apart in those days was its role as a development tool. SharePoint was a natural choice for developers who were already using a Microsoft platform to work on and who wanted to develop a website.

How to put an assessment in your Office 365 SharePoint Online Public Website

SharePoint and Assessment

SharePoint Online is part of Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offering which lets you use Office, SharePoint and Exchange all hosted by Microsoft. Included with Office 365 is a basic Public Website capability which is based on SharePoint but doesn’t look like SharePoint at all! How-To SharePoint in the Cloud iframe Office 365 Public Website

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How to put an assessment in your Office 365 SharePoint Online Public Website

SharePoint and Assessment

SharePoint Online is part of Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offering which lets you use Office, SharePoint and Exchange all hosted by Microsoft. Included with Office 365 is a basic Public Website capability which is based on SharePoint but doesn’t look like SharePoint at all! How-To SharePoint in the Cloud iframe Office 365 Public Website

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Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. And they currently manage all of this using what I’ve seen at a lot of companies: network drives, naming conventions, some SharePoint. In Digital Asset Management – LCMS, ECM and SharePoint , I talk to how ECM (Enterprise Content Management) solutions might be a better fit for parts of this. But I’ve seen organizations cobble together solutions using SharePoint more than I’ve seen LCMS solutions. Or are they really using SharePoint or other ECM products for that? Sound familiar?

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Pushing results into SharePoint from an Assessment System using.

SharePoint and Assessment

for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← How to get someone to edit a SharePoint page for the very first time? You configure this to send to the email address of your choice, and I simply directed it to send to the incoming email address of the SharePoint list. 2. This entry was posted in How-To , SharePoint 2010 and tagged Compliance , email , results.

SharePoint and Assessments session at SharePoint Europe in Berlin

SharePoint and Assessment

for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← Using SharePoint for certification support SharePoint 2010 is a year old today! My session is called “Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments”. SharePoint is one of the key enablers of this move, with its widespread use for blogging, wikis and document repositories.

Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments

SharePoint and Assessment

Here are the slides from my presentation at the European SharePoint Conference in Berlin last week. The key message is that the way we learn in the workplace is changing rapidly with the 70+20+10 model of learning, and that SharePoint (with assessments) is a key enabler for formal and informal learning in the workplace. Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments. Commentary Community 70+20+10 Berlin European SharePoint Conference Informal learning SharePoint Social learningView more presentations from Questionmark.

Want to use Office 365 for learning? Four ways to use assessments within Office 365

SharePoint and Assessment

These methods all work with SharePoint Online, the SharePoint component of Office 365. 1. Use a SharePoint survey. SharePoint has a native survey capability. Creating a SharePoint survey is really easy – it’s simply one of the options when you create a new List in SharePoint as shown in the screenshot below. 2. Use a custom list to ask for information.