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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

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. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?

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TCC08: Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice

Experiencing eLearning

Using a Social Bookmark Site to Assist in Diffusion of Online Information to Support Professional Practices. Working to improve information literacy skills in nurses. Can’t find the information she wants when she needs it–it’s at home when she needs it at work, etc. Uses social bookmarking so can find what he needs. Tagging with social bookmarking can help peers & colleagues find information more easily. Social Bookmarking Sites. most popular, emphasis is on community.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners. Essentially, an ILE is a space (like a website or intranet site) that centralises relevant learning resources in a particular domain. But you know what?

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Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous article , I proposed a Taxonomy of Learning Theories to organise a few of the myriad of theories into some semblance of order, and to assist instructional designers in using theory to inform their work. In this article, I go one step further by listing specific, practical instructional design tips that are informed by those theories. • Encourage social networking.

eLearning Cyclops: Great Resource for Using Graphics in eLearning.

eLearning Cyclops

Great Resource for Using Graphics in eLearning. Her site, , is an invaluable resource for learning more about using graphics in elearning , along with many other great resources and advice on elearning and instructional design she shares there. Great Resource for Using Graphics in eLearning. Informal learning. Maybe I Can Informally Assess. My New Social Bookmarking Tool. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. The eLearning Coach.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

the learning takes place in the course of, rather than separate from, the work), guides workflows and processes, and gives people real-time access to the information they need. The key to using MOOCs both as courses and performance support is the availability of various resources in easily accessible archives. These resources, especially task-specific tutorials, can be used later as performance support. In a sense, a MOOC can be seen as a way to guide learners through a curated collection of relevant resources that they can later access at the point of need. Perfect.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning


There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. eLearning Technology , July 28, 2006 Scuttle – an open source social bookmarking tool Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools - eLearning Technology , May 21, 2008 Web 2.0 Learning Conversations , December 30, 2008 Why you should embrace open source - Informal Learning , February 14, 2009 Free, High Quality, Reusable Content - Daretoshare , August 22, 2009 eLearning Technology.

Using Toolkits to Aggregate Learning Resources

eLearning Weekly

I wrote about learning portals a couple weeks ago as a solution for aggregating learning resources in one place for an organization. still think learning portals can help with the big picture, but I’m finding additional help is needed when organizing content one level deeper. I’ve recently seen a trend (ok, maybe it’s just new to me) where training departments create toolkits for employees in order to aggregate learning resources for a particular topic or project. Essentially, the toolkit is a web page containing a ton of great information, links, etc.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Thoughts on the Use of the Word Ethnography | Main | Quote of the Day: Geertz on Defining Ethnography » August 17, 2007 A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks Manuel Lima has done a fine service here. Clay Shirky My latest additions to

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Collaborative sharing and commenting on information. Clarification/definitions of terms, tips and techniques, posting list of valuable resources, listing of internal experts, insights from experienced individuals and list of dos and don’ts within the organization. Links to resources, peer-to-peer learning.  Social Bookmarking. Creating a public list of valuable resources based on URL locations.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) | Main | Virtual Currency for Your Email » July 03, 2007 Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources Cant say much about the product (just havent had the opp to try it out) but they do have a great page of links and resources on the Semantic Web. Clay Shirky My latest additions to stuff Here are some of my main books futures Web 2.0 The Digested Digest Categories 9/11 Alienware is So.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great List of Presentation Resources

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « If there are Digital Natives does that mean there is no Digital Ellis Island? Main | "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) » June 23, 2007 Great List of Presentation Resources Vicki Davis has posted a great list of presentation resources (i.e. Clay Shirky My latest additions to stuff Here are some of my main Some more from Tom Werner.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes.

Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Everyone and Social Signals The second very important group is Everyone. We don't divulge all the details of how this works, but basically we are looking for social signals that indicate that someone thinks this content is good stuff. I've discussed some details of this in Social Filtering. We will definitely get more social signals over time. Human tagging? Automated?

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

In a previous set of articles, we looked at the advantages of using a massive open online course (MOOC) to incorporate informal learning into training programs. However, as more training moves online and starts to incorporate social media, better tools are becoming available to facilitate, track, and perform quality control on peer learning. Social media and the MOOC dashboard.

How Social Media Has Changed Learning: A Few Answers Via Tweet Chat


The topic was how social media has changed learning, and what follows is some of the discussion questions and responses from #lrnchat participants, many of whom I have met at conferences and other events, and whom I also consider friends. Question: How do you learn differently now, because of social media, than you did before social media? Social media enables this.

35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Extract information from SMEs and structure and organize content it in a way that makes it easy to learn. Organize information well. Conduct research and synthesize information from a variety of sources. Create learning sessions with information that is useful and applicable to the learners’ real world—i.e. Share this on Diana Ouelette.). Oh no!

Christopher Pappas – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


In addition, you are also a Social Media Marketing (SMM) professional. It’s been great to see how quickly people are realizing the benefits of eLearning, and how much eLearning has changed the way information and instruction are being delivered to students and employees. Honestly, I do not consider myself as a Social Media Marketing professional. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Provide resources, references, videos and podcasts to create an ideal environment for personal exploration. Build community through social technologies for learning. Implement a social media strategy as part of a learning experience. Use social networking applications and services to build groups with a common interest or goal. Chunk information. Provide options.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ive got to create a podcast on how to any great resources?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning. Main | Bad Words and Politics: Politweets and Twittertale » January 29, 2008 Ive got to create a podcast on how to any great resources? Ill even take lists of favorite resources. Clay Shirky My latest additions to

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

This is why training in how to (really) design instruction is so important (for e-learning, classroom instruction, and informal learning). Community&# in the middle and blogs, wikis, discussion board, social bookmarking, and user-generated content surrounding it.). Social bookmarking was on its own server. That’s not an apology. I yam what I yam.

Content Organization Cheat Sheet

The eLearning Coach

Alphabetical order allows for quick and easy access to information. information about cell phones with high-end cameras).  Example: In an online presentation for new employees, Human Resources might first want to introduce critical security issues and how to safeguard company information prior to discussing less important issues, such as the office holiday party. Spiral.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Category: Social Networking Platform. Elgg is an aggregate of many social media technologies in one platform. Category: Collaborative Resources.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Information from Microsoft SMB insight report (increase SaaS, investment in tech). Most learning professionals view social media as valuable to learners, and usage is growing.

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Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Imagine how you would like to encounter this information if you were the learner. Some resources are: The Back of the Napkin and VizThink. Your problem is how to provide an engaging learning experience that turns information into knowledge that gets transferred to real world situations. This takes understanding how the mind works and how people process information. Some resources are: Cognitive Psychology Anyone? Here’s a resource for finding online courses and demos. Share this on Yet I still love this field. Think visually.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

When he moved to consulting and didn’t have an IT department and those resources, he realized he had to do something different. Too much information. More important advances in the future will be our advances in dealing with information & problem solving, not in computer technology ( he was quoting someone–didn’t catch who, and this is only a paraphrase ). When you bookmark on delicious, you can also see how others have tagged it. As citizens, PKM is part of our social responsibility; we should be learning about issues together. Q&A.


Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Looking for THE SCORM Resource? At the conclusion of the webinar they gave a tour of some of the available resources on their site. Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Social Bookmarks.

Better Memory

Tony Karrer

For many of us, Nick Carr's words ring true: the Net is becoming a universal medium, the conduit for most of the information that flows through my eyes and ears and into my mind. Better Memory Tools and Methods If you are experience more and more of your information electronically, it stands to reason that we need to be good at effectively using this as a better memory.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning


There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. You can also use word clouds as the basis for writing a poem, for studying another language and for comparing two pages of information. Do you ever search through tweets to discover the latest resources and conversations? Share this on Ask a Question.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? Method Count Percent Alongside Formal Learning 26 63% Process Information / Training 22 54% Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) / Support Information 18 44% Commonly used resources, URL's to applications, documentation, Contact Information, etc. DogEar – Social Bookmarking BluePages - employee-controlled profiles of 400,000 employees Daily online newsletter called w3.

Your Brain On 3D Learning

The eLearning Coach

Promotes Informal Learning. By now we’ve all heard that the majority of one’s learning occurs informally. Whether it’s  related to work, recreation or personal development, an immersive environment can be designed for creating the appropriate context and conditions for informal teaching moments. Karl Kapp’s Resources : Good list of resources for 3DLE.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Huh? Uranium Ore on eBay.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Generational Change in the U.S. Shipping Information: We are always in compliance with Section 13 from part 40 of the NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission rules and regulations and Postal Service regulations specified in 49 CFR 173.421 for activity limits of low level radioactive materials.