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Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 collaboration” seems like the most unlikely “critical” skill. However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. collaboration. Collaboration?

The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts

InsiderHub

In the world of online learning, some organizations are choosing to incorporate a “social” aspect to their platforms and programs, also sometimes described as “collaborativelearning. Some types of learning management systems include this social feature, which can also refer to incorporation of social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter.

Collaborative Learning – for the people, by the people by Josh Little

Learning Solutions Magazine

social software, is sparking new philosophies about formal and informal use of collaboration to. support learning. Tags: Design Strategies Future Trends Getting Started Instructional Design Management Strategies Social Media Traditional approaches to training are facing disruption. Disruptive innovation, in the form of. This is the first of two columns about this, and how you can adapt your. approach to instruction to take advantage of these developments.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Firstly.the Social Web connects people together At Plymouth University, we very quickly began to explore the ways Social Web tools could support our students. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’. Continues tomorrow.

Mzinga Releases OmniSocial 2.0 by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social software provider Mzinga has released OmniSocial 2.0, social software. OmniSocial now provides support for onboarding, communication and collaboration, learning and development, performance and career development, innovation, and recruitment and. Tags: Content Management Social Media Tools the latest update to its enterprise-class. retention.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. In yesterday’s presentation for Collaborative Learning 04, we asked “In business culture, where’s the pendulum this year?&#. Knowledge management and corporate learning may never be the same. mechanical | social.

Wiki working

Learning with e's

I published two journal articles recently on the use of wikis in teaching and learning, and I'm making them available here on this blog. A key message from both papers is that although students enjoy working and learning together, to facilitate effective collaborative learning, tutors need to know how to optimise the affordances of wikis.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0 World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave?

Learning with 'e's: Mashing it up

Learning with e's

The paper is based upon some talks I gave recently at Online Educa Berlin , the Plymouth E-Learning Conference , and the JISC Regional South West Conference. tools to create collaborative and reflective learning spaces Recently teachers have used wikis, blogs and other open architecture Web tools to encourage student interaction (Richardson, 2006). In this paper, Web 2.0

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

I met some old friends and forged closer collaborations, and also met some new and interesting colleagues, whom I will be working with in the future - this a real strength of EDEN - bringing together e-Learning professionals and enabling them to network. Deborah Everhart (Georgetown University, USA) followed, with a session on social bookmarking, using Blackboard MLE tools. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Now I've had time to reflect upon the EDEN Conference in Napoli last week, I can report that it was a successful conference. Kept us on our toes.

Come Together

Jay Cross

Collaboration gets things done and is the most powerful learning tool in the CLO’s playbook. Today’s organizations are learning the power of people working together in real time. Expertise locators connect workers to people with answers; social software connects them with friends and colleagues. The social learning revolution has only just begun.

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Co-creation

Jay Cross

Informal Learning – the other 80%. “learning (co-creation of knowledge)&#. “If we look at learners positively, we see that their learning creates new knowledge. Learners can give more than they take by sharing what they learned and how they learned it with others. Performance is what it’s all about; that deals with organizational objectives and metrics, the impact of learning, and how performance improvement is implemented. There’s also a level below that specifies the Place the learning or performance is happening.