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Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint. SharePoint is so flexible and the documentation for it is so big and diverse, that a big part of my goals have been to understand the different ways that training organizations are using SharePoint. In my post SharePoint Examples there are some great examples in the comments. In this post, I wanted to capture some of the patterns of use of SharePoint that seem to be emerging. They focus more on information push and it's less intended to have user-contributed content.

SharePoint Update

Tony Karrer

SharePoint in Corporate Learning One of the hardest things for me to find are good examples of how people are really using web 2.0 This is a great opportunity to hear lots of examples of what they are doing with SharePoint around Corporate Learning in a wide variety of organizations. Michael Palko Solution Education Manager The Healthcare Business of Thomson Reuters Michael will talk about how he's using SharePoint to manage The Training Space, an internal learning community that connects and "cross pollinates" teams. inside organizations. Register Here.

SharePoint Observations

Learning Developments

I've started to work with Microsoft SharePoint for a lot of projects lately. People Don't Use SharePoint. People don't use SharePoint because it is not easy to access and documents are hard to find. Now, I know this is not true of all teams within organizations that use SharePoint. I'll use my team as an example. We've got a lot of good files on SharePoint. These teams also have their own reasons for not using SharePoint: The search function doesn't work well. People don't use SharePoint because they have not seen best practices. Summary.

Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?

Bottom-Line Performance

What does Hoarders have to do with Sharepoint collaboration spaces and training? Don’t get me wrong, SharePoint is tool that can work to support learning quite well. I’m going to address two common issues that arise when using collaboration spaces (whether SharePoint or another tool) 1) Organizing the content and 2) Building community. Get organized. Start small.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

There are few and I mean only a few who follow this pattern (example: Skillsoft), where the course library is the primary and the system secondary. They actually have two learning management systems, but for whatever reason, they are pitching their SharePoint version. In the world of SharePoint LMSs (defined as those who are built on SharePoint, rather than API or interface to SharePoint), ELF’s system works. . That said, if you are seeking an LMS who can API/interface to SharePoint, then the vast majority of systems on the market can do that.

Evaluating Social Learning

Social Learning

He says the best way to start implementing social and informal learning processes is to begin with a focused project and then let demand drive additional initiatives. Because there is no central database where employees can look up information, none of them realizes that their colleagues have had the same problems and documented solutions. Post them on a wiki or SharePoint.

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

Have your participants create their own job aid out of the information being given to them. Even if they scroll through the photos later with the intent to delete, they are still reviewing information previously captured. Build a Group – Build a group loaded with class information…with the class. Remember, this is the year of Kaizen. Kaizen! . Sure you have.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

There are certainly some advantages to video, for example, learners can pause, rewind, and return to the content as needed, even after the course is over. Keyword search and an interactive transcript allow learners to quickly find information. This is a great example of how MOOCs can improve upon traditional instructor-led training by taking advantage of the available technologies.

Thinking e-learning strategy? Think video

Connect Thinking

Video is permeating the way we have traditionally accessed information. If you are embarking on an e-learning strategy to support the way your staff learn and access information, think video. TED Talks is a great example of this, available on internet and App. Examples include screen recordings of software applications and video demonstrations of a process. Briefings.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries. LMS Specialists: Noteworthy Examples. Maestro can share user/completion data with existing LMSs, or SharePoint. Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Not anymore. LMS Specialists: Why Now?

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 Again, I'll be curious to see if people find patterns in this information. David Fair - Learning Journeys Talk to him about graphics ( PNG , JPG ) and staying organized ( Tagging , Information Overload ). Joe Deegan - Blender - Training Solutions Freeware , ILT , SWF , ROI , Wondershare , PowerCONVERTER , Adobe Captivate , Photoshop , SharePoint ( SharePoint Examples - Joe, can you help me?) We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. I've listed a few of the terms that I saw.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

task & process support (explanations, sample outputs, step-by-step instructions, advice links) diagnostic tools -- to help you diagnose and solve complex problems (calculators, comparison tools, etc.) Access to Experts: ask questions, get guidance A directory of experts in your org (could be Sharepoint). Case studies Examples may not include all six components. Steve shares an example from a healthcare company that built off structured learning, performance support and knowledge management. eLearning Guild online webinar with Steve Foreman (InfoMedia Designs).

Simplicity in Learning

Learning Rebels

People spend upward to 21% looking for how to do sh** in your precious LMS, in your intranet, within SharePoint – wasted time. Example: Writing a Blog) Address THOSE skills. 3) Create the information. 4) Store information where they can find it. Get new ideas, tips and information ~ bringing the rebellion directly to you. There is beauty in simplicity.

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Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

The term “social learning” – along with “informal learning” – has been bandied about for a couple years. Social learning is focused on the learning that people do by interacting with each other online – the informal exchanges that happen in social networking sites, blogs, online discussion groups, etc. So examples in action are a bit tough. Twitter), LinkedIn, etc.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. For example, when finalizing this post I became aware of the new SAP Jam collaboration learning platform. “Friending” and “following” – users must become “friends” to share deeper information. Proof of Change? Billboards and news.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Strategy" Fails Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Learning leaders will be more focused on relevancy of information. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. Video galore.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. Text-to-Speech Examples Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing But what I learned from this was that it was a fantastic way to learn about a topic where I was interested but didn’t have the time to spend researching it. For example my search for an LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training didn’t really arrive at just the right solution. And the system itself is growing with sites like Social Media Informer. Instead, Joel would write it up. for more on this.

Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it. Think: SharePoint, Pinterest, YouTube, Yammer. Indeed, the ease with which organizations can generate, review, and retrieve information has helped them build a considerable amount of potential learning resources. Think: blogs, email, wikis, communities of practice. For whom?

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The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content


There is email, chats, intranets, wikis, training universities, SharePoint, content repositories, file sync and shares, and other proprietary solutions… the list goes on and on. This might seem like knowledge heaven with information available everywhere you turn, but in reality, it’s overwhelming. These are just a sampling of my personal experiences, but I can’t fathom there is someone who is unfamiliar with this pain. It’s no wonder that IDC estimates employees spend over eight hours a week just looking for information. Maybe it was sent over a chat program? Trend

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? How about math? trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning?

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I somewhat wonder how much of that is true barriers as opposed to perceived barriers, and a recent HBR item talked about Hacking Work : When a 12-year-old can gather information faster, process it more efficiently, reference more diverse professionals, and get volunteer guidance from better sources than you can at work, how can you pretend to be competitive? So, viewer discretion is advised.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

Let’s look at an example. One of the best ways is to encourage interaction and informal learning among learners after completing WBT. Develop an “Ask the Expert” forum (perhaps a Sharepoint site) in which learners and other team members can ask questions on particular topics. For more ideas, see our article on informal learning in the workplace.

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

For example, Merck’s Nancy Singer said that her organization is good at developing leaders within their areas of expertise, but acknowledged some need to do better at nurturing general managers, especially for service in emerging markets. We should be moving more of learning, information and support into the workplace. What were they thinking? What were they thinking? Why, I asked.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

These are not just trivial materials, but valuable performance support resources, for example: How-to materials at sites like Wiki How – “ the world’s collaborative how-to manua l&# – that provide clear steps on how to do something, e.g. How to add a movie to an iPad. Tweet. The Smart Worker : needs immediate access to solutions to performance problems. Summary.

Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. His leaning is towards rich blends, going beyond the typical classroom plus e-learning mix to include both formal and informal elements. Learning is often integrated with knowledge management – through the wiki for example.” profiles

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A comparison between LMS and CMS


First, some examples so you know what we’re talking about: “ TalentLMS “, the product whose blog you’re reading, is a good, nay great, example of an LMS. Microsoft’s “ Sharepoint ” is an example of the former. “ WordPress ” is the most popular example of the latter. Sound quite similar? Conclusion.

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

For example, Merck’s Nancy Singer said that her organization is good at developing leaders within their areas of expertise, but acknowledged some need to do better at nurturing general managers, especially for service in emerging markets. When Deloitte tallied how much they were spending on printing, it made sense to move participant and instructor materials to the cloud, relying heavily on Sharepoint. We should be moving more of learning, information and support into the workplace. What were they thinking? What were they thinking? GTE came to mind. Why, I asked. That rug.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

Using David Wilkins diagram: We are talking about how formal (or informal) can leverage tools that employees will be using outside of the context of learning. This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc. If an organization has SharePoint and InGenius, my preference would be that social interaction occurs in SharePoint. InGenius should integrate into SharePoint.

Driving the Informal with the Formal

Big Dog, Little Dog

For example, I used to work in a manufacturing environment in which our products had a relative firm foothold in our section of the food industry. The other part of a complex environment is providing better means of informal learning as all this learning taking place would be quite inefficient if placed in a formal learning platform. How do you plan on supporting the informal

Portrait of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. Performance support is not extensive but necessary information is available on the company’s intranet.

Part 1: Driving Social Learning

CLO Magazine

For example, last year Agilent bought iPads for use in its Emerging Leaders leadership program to accelerate development for 42 globally dispersed participants. For example, one of the tools Telus, a Canadian telecom company, uses to drive collaboration among its call center members is a wiki called Fixopedia. “For example if. No matter how they define it, learning executives seem to agree that jumping on the social learning bandwagon just because everyone else is doing it is counterintuitive. Instead, the question is, where are people collaborating?

Top 10 LMSs of 2015

eLearning 24-7

Example: Mobile Learning. Each profile in the report contains the following information: Number of Clients, Top three verticals. What about SharePoint? I track 645 LMSs in the world. I estimate that there is quite likely 800 or so that are in existence today. Of that amount, 200 would fit at least the average category and of that, well you get the idea. On Saturday, I published my report, the Top 50 LMSs of 2015 , which is available for purchase. Before I jump into the top 10, a couple of unique benefits to this year’s report. Discounts when you buy their LMS. Aduro.

Nashville Notes: The Power of Lectora at the LUC 2015


You will see several examples of course content that use status indicators and will learn how each was built so you can incorporate some of the ideas into your own courses. Specific applications include controlling content based on date, determining browser size, and posting content to SharePoint lists. Want to use Lectora to make your modules more entertaining and sensational?

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Kindly retain the contact information when you re-distribute the list or mount it on the web as that is how I receive updates. link] November 30-December 1, 2011 AfriHealth : Using IT to Establish Health Care Information Systems, Nairobi, Kenya. link] December 10-13, 2011 Technology Information Education Services (TIES) Educational Technology Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.