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Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies (PDAs interactive whiteboards, etc), personal learning environments, visual media (videoconference, digital photography), e-portfolios and social software (wikis, blogs, podcasting, etc).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments. It examines the use of blogging softwareas an interface to digital library content stored in a separaterepository. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

"Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

This article investigates the use of social software applications in digital library environments. It examines the use of blogging software as an interface to digital library content stored in a separate repository. ( LINK ). The article concludes with a review of positive and negative outcomes from this approach and makes recommendations for further research

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Check out our extensive case study on the Sun Learning eXchange here. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Check out our extensive case study on the Sun Learning eXchange here. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Check out our extensive case study on the Sun Learning eXchange here. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Check out our extensive case study on the Sun Learning eXchange here. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

eLearn: Case Studies - The Reluctant Online Professor 12. Storyboards & eLearning (Pt. 1) " EduTech gEEks.We're a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. Harvesting Learning’s Fruit: A Downstream Training Investment - Living in Learning , September 4, 2009 Learners, managers, training staff, and SMEs all have a vested interest in what happens after training with respect to reinforcing learning through coaching, knowledge sharing, and in the case of sales people – boasting and bragging. Gable.

Here's why social business will not save your cheese

The Learning Generalist

If you're reading this article then I guess you have a keen interest in social business or are perhaps already running your own setup. Now don't get me wrong, I am a big, die hard fan of social media in the workplace and frankly I wouldn't have it any other way. That being said, I am mindful that social business is still quite a new space with just about 5 years in the mainstream.

Learning in public

Learning and Working on the Web

Because of that, the system is unique in that is dovetails nicely with a socialized knowledge management system. People are already used to residing within a learning organization, and social software will enhance the on-the-ground process that are already so robust. Workshops and case-based events may not be frequent enough. Of course, Goddard may already be doing this.

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Are Web 2.0 tools designed to support learning?

IDiot

Today, I came across a case study that evaluates the pedagogical affordances of web 2.0 The case study makes some interesting points about the pedagogical affordances of web 2.0 To put it across in layman’s perspective, the case study analyses the abilities of web 2.0 To help integrate into the formal structure of training delivery, trainers and learners have to tweak and modify them with the features and functions to support training-related tasks.). 3) Categories of ‘affordances’ associated with Web 2.0 or social software: • Connectivity.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Of course, there’s a lot of great information out there on this via eLearning Learning under terms like Discussion Forum , Collaboration in Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Adoption , Benefits of Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Case Studies. also checked out Nancy White’s Communities and Networks site under Discussion Forums , Case Studies of Discussion Forums , and Community Building and Discussion Forums. That forum is still up and running. One of the things that this group has identified as one of their “problems” is that they receive too many emails.

Jakob Nielsen on social networks on the intranet

Clive on Learning

You really need to read his posting yourself, but here's a selection of extracts which grabbed my attention: "A main finding from our study's interviews is that most companies are not very far along in a wholesale adoption of Web 2.0 technologies — unless ‘thinking about social software’ is considered progress. That could explain why, in our studies, successful social media initiatives at many companies emerged from underground, grassroots efforts." " "Widespread use of internal social media breaks down communication barriers.

#DL10 Social Learning in Practice

In the Middle of the Curve

Presentation: Social Learning in Practice: Separating Truth from Myth, Reality from Hype Presenter: Lance Dublin Using the concept to solve a business problem. Questions - How to do it - Reasonable expectations - return on investment - Benefits v pitfalls - Risk, reward and revenue - Examples - Practical application Context - environment, framework, everything around us - sets up our expectations Social learning - have you ever asked question of someone else? We have used social learning. We just may not have used the social media technologies. Not in a classroom.

Boundary Changes

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies (PDAs interactive whiteboards, etc), personal learning environments, visual media (videoconference, digital photography), e-portfolios and social software (wikis, blogs, podcasting, etc).

Big Question for June - Where are the Examples of eLearning?

The Learning Circuits

One of the things that has always been somewhat surprising to me is that there seem to be relatively few examples of different kinds of eLearning available out there. So, this month I wanted to ask a slightly different kind of question that hopefully can produce something of value. The Big Question is. Where are the Examples of eLearning? Good examples, bad examples are welcome. Lots Right Here!

Redefining learning spaces

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies, personal learning environments and social software. I have just posted up a FaceBook site to announce next year's Plymouth eLearning Conference (23-24 April, 2009).

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 11/23/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Plan to Learn: case studies in e-learning project management - CeLEA. 22 case studies by authors in eight countries, drawn from both the corporate and educational sectors. Connections: Social and mobile tools for enhancing learning - The Knowledge Tree. The use of social software (Web 2.0) and digital mobile tools are two of the latest trends in new teaching and learning practice that enable this connectedness and have demonstrably positive effects on learning. Top 10 Learning Ideas to Try with Mobile Devices Mobile Learning. PDF file.

Can't collaborate without being colocated? Maybe you're not 'Agile enough'

The Learning Generalist

Well if that's the case, I feel like it's almost outdated to believe that a lack of colocation has to eventually mean a lack of collaboration and communication. Using a combination of enterprise social software and tools on the public internet, teams can actually make distribution seem much easier than we've traditionally made it out to be. Tools - How? Iteration reports.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. Social tools are changing our world and our enterprises. tools.

An Enterprise Communities of Practies Engine: Newsgator Aquires Tomoye

Learning on the Leading Edge

Consolidation activity is picking up in the provider markets, and the market for enterprise social software is no exception (see Josh’s post yesterday about SuccessFactors and Inform ). Newsgator has a well deserved reputation as a leader in enterprise uses of RSS , and their Social Sites product is one of the most well-rounded enterprise social platforms on the market today. Their expertise and focus on employee knowledge sharing made them one of the very few pure social software providers that has had a eye on social learning use cases all along.

An Enterprise Communities of Practies Engine: Newsgator Aquires Tomoye

Learning on the Leading Edge

Consolidation activity is picking up in the provider markets, and the market for enterprise social software is no exception (see Josh’s post yesterday about SuccessFactors and Inform ). Newsgator has a well deserved reputation as a leader in enterprise uses of RSS , and their Social Sites product is one of the most well-rounded enterprise social platforms on the market today. Their expertise and focus on employee knowledge sharing made them one of the very few pure social software providers that has had a eye on social learning use cases all along.

An Enterprise Communities of Practies Engine: Newsgator Aquires Tomoye

Learning on the Leading Edge

Consolidation activity is picking up in the provider markets, and the market for enterprise social software is no exception (see Josh’s post yesterday about SuccessFactors and Inform ). Newsgator has a well deserved reputation as a leader in enterprise uses of RSS , and their Social Sites product is one of the most well-rounded enterprise social platforms on the market today. Their expertise and focus on employee knowledge sharing made them one of the very few pure social software providers that has had a eye on social learning use cases all along.

Learning with 'e's: Mashing it up

Learning with e's

Interest is growing about how social software tools can provide added value to the learning process, and this is reflected in the growing literature on the topic. tool combination is explored, with reference to two case studies of recent initial teacher training programmes where blogs and wikis were blended to create new virtual learning spaces. In this paper, Web 2.0

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

In light of this trip and our own virtual classroom study – set to be released a little later this year – this week’s theme is the virtual classroom. More recently, however, the convergence of rapid content development tools and social software has many companies using these systems in very different ways. Learners can access learning content, assignments, news, alerts, social and collaborative learning activities, and integrated virtual classroom spaces. Social learning, mlearning, and the virtual classroom are colliding. Hello there. David.

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

In light of this trip and our own virtual classroom study – set to be released a little later this year – this week’s theme is the virtual classroom. More recently, however, the convergence of rapid content development tools and social software has many companies using these systems in very different ways. Learners can access learning content, assignments, news, alerts, social and collaborative learning activities, and integrated virtual classroom spaces. Social learning, mlearning, and the virtual classroom are colliding. Hello there. David.

Friday ReFlects #4 - Virtual Classroom Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

In light of this trip and our own virtual classroom study – set to be released a little later this year – this week’s theme is the virtual classroom. More recently, however, the convergence of rapid content development tools and social software has many companies using these systems in very different ways. Learners can access learning content, assignments, news, alerts, social and collaborative learning activities, and integrated virtual classroom spaces. Social learning, mlearning, and the virtual classroom are colliding. Hello there. David.

Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Everything E-Learning

Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions. As social networks progress and online social learning grows in popularity, the need to implement social learning technologies within business settings becomes increasingly prevalent. Social Learning and Social Business. Case Studies.

SharePoint and the LMS - Time to Converge?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Of the ~40 companies in our latest LMS Industry Study (publishing soon!) Also available is a Podcasting Kit that organizations such as British Telecom are already using to support social learning. For more on learning portals, see our case study on IBM in our Research Library.). In the meantime, LMS providers may begin to realize what the Enterprise Social Software providers have already realized. For more on the Enterprise Social Software market, see our industry study.). learn as much from these conversations as I share.

SharePoint and the LMS - Time to Converge?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Of the ~40 companies in our latest LMS Industry Study (publishing soon!) Also available is a Podcasting Kit that organizations such as British Telecom are already using to support social learning. For more on learning portals, see our case study on IBM in our Research Library.). In the meantime, LMS providers may begin to realize what the Enterprise Social Software providers have already realized. For more on the Enterprise Social Software market, see our industry study.). learn as much from these conversations as I share.

SharePoint and the LMS - Time to Converge?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Of the ~40 companies in our latest LMS Industry Study (publishing soon!) Also available is a Podcasting Kit that organizations such as British Telecom are already using to support social learning. For more on learning portals, see our case study on IBM in our Research Library.). In the meantime, LMS providers may begin to realize what the Enterprise Social Software providers have already realized. For more on the Enterprise Social Software market, see our industry study.). learn as much from these conversations as I share.

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Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Slides from Keynote at Training 2010 - Social Enterprise Blog , February 3, 2010 Slides I had the great pleasure to present a keynote address yesterday at Training 2010. Informal learning from the horse’s mouth - Informal Learning , February 3, 2010 Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning. I’ve been ranting about informal and computer-supported learning in organizations for twelve years now. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning I.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

" Alternatively, he sometimes defines it as applying opensource principles to fields other than software development. completely internal example: Business Objects (part of SAP) uses a wiki community made up of software developers to handle some aspects of e-learning development. Three general topics seemed predominant: Social and informal learning - the most popular category.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

" Alternatively, he sometimes defines it as applying opensource principles to fields other than software development. completely internal example: Business Objects (part of SAP) uses a wiki community made up of software developers to handle some aspects of e-learning development. Three general topics seemed predominant: Social and informal learning - the most popular category.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

" Alternatively, he sometimes defines it as applying opensource principles to fields other than software development. completely internal example: Business Objects (part of SAP) uses a wiki community made up of software developers to handle some aspects of e-learning development. Three general topics seemed predominant: Social and informal learning - the most popular category.

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

" Alternatively, he sometimes defines it as applying opensource principles to fields other than software development. completely internal example: Business Objects (part of SAP) uses a wiki community made up of software developers to handle some aspects of e-learning development. Three general topics seemed predominant: Social and informal learning - the most popular category.