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The Human Factor: The Connection Between Social Networking and Learning by Mary Arnold

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Pondering how to create a social media strategy that supports learning? Design Strategies Future Trends Learning 2.0 Social MediaResearch suggests that an effective strategy may be simpler than you think.

SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

Thomas' post, as always, offers a unique point of view on what Enterprise 2.0 The social software stack, in particular the difference between collective understanding and collaborative understanding, frames Vander Wal's perspective. Web 2.0 social media e-Learning 2.0 elearning 2.0 social networking twitter

Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

Skilful Minds

Not so much for what they specifically say about performance and collaboration as much as what they imply about the promise of social media in the relationship. Customer Experience Experience Design social networking Enterprise 2.0 elearning 2.0 Tags: Change Management Collaboration Learning Experience Social Business Design Social CRM Social Media Social Networks e-Learning 2.0 A couple of studies released this summer dealing with performance and collaboration in teams merit consideration. empathy

Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS

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I find the snippets from Commoncraft very illustrative of the "3-Minute e-Learning" application points. The topics on Social Networking and Learning 2.0 Tony Karrer spotted Commoncraft's interesting presentations. They are short and wacky but effective. I am sure it is low budgeted as well. are good resources on the basics.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

That helps me remember what I attended and what I learned, and it lets me share that knowledge with others. In a recent discussion about how I have learned about instructional design without getting a master’s degree, someone asked me what courses and webinars I’ve attended. Storytelling and Scenario-Based Learning. Tips for Storytelling in Learning. World.

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Reflections on Twitter and social networking

Clark Quinn

I’ve been using Twitter for a number of weeks now, and that, combined with several recent social networking activities prompted this reflection. There’s lots more for me to learn, of course, but there are powerful reasons to blog about it along the way as well. The Work Literacy one on Learning 2.0 I’ve talked before about the reasons to blog, including it causing you to think about a lot of things, which can then be useful when they come up, and in general that you need to be using the tools to understand them. What am I missing

There Goes the Eye Medicine - Cisco's Big Move to Social Networking

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Many of us are struggling about how to discover the true value of the Web 2.0 and Social Learning in business. Amy Kucharik from IT Knowledge Exchange reported Cisco's John Chambers rallying speech on how Cisco is implementing Social Networking, in a rather massive way. Cisco's Collaboration Strategy: Adding Vision to Social Networking. LMS is Dead!

From Social Networking to Performance Widgets

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Gary VanAntwerp called my attention to this New York Times article At Social Site, Only the Businesslike Need Apply. Soon, LinkedIn plans to add additional features, like a group calendar, and let independent developers contribute their own programs that will allow employees to collaborate on projects. " "The idea is to let firms exploit their employees' social connections, institutional memories and special skills - knowledge that large, geographically dispersed companies often have a difficult time obtaining." I consider these tools "learning and performance widgets".

e-Learning 2.0 - The Intimacy Factor

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At the heart of e-Learning 2.0 and Social Networking is the "Intimacy Factor" - it works only based on trust, relationships and mutual respect. Social Networking provides an incredible opportunity to nurture the "Intimacy Factor" between and among learners, trainers and leaders. How do we nurture the "Intimacy Factor"?

"Teaching Machines" - How People can Use Web 2.0 and Social Networking

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The video from Michael Walsh, Kansas State University, touched me because it brought another view, often times missed, about the potential of what people can do with Web 2.0, Social Networking and other technologies. We have the ability to "Teach Machines" - a more optimistic view of Web 2.0 I love storytelling and media.

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New offerings provide a gateway to Learning 2.0

Clive on Learning

Although the use of Web 2.0 technologies for learning is on the up (see Learning 2.0 - an update from the eLearning Guild ), it's also true to say that most employers don't know which way to start (see How are employers responding to Gen Y and Web 2.0? ). Saba's new offering is a leaning towards Web 2.0 The second new offering started with very much of a Web 2.0 Neulio 2.0 allows you to "tap the power of social media for your organisation." The Web 2.0 Two examples appeared today. from what is very much a Web 1.0

References: eLearning Guild Online Session: How to Integrate Social Networking to Impact Learning and Performance Dec. 13, 2007

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Basic 2-3 minutes video on " What is Social Networking " - By CommonCraft What is Social Networking? What is Social Bookmarking?What The Technical Side of Social Networking 2-3 minute video Outsourced Brain P.L.E. Printing Pizza, Brewing Coffee and Receiving Mail in Your PC Advance Software in Web 2.0 Welcome to the Session. What is RSS ?

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e-Learning 2.0: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile

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Social Networking: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile I have been fine-tuning a survey tool to gauge the T echnoProfile of the target learning audience in social learning, networking, collaboration and Learning 2.0 The survey design is based on my discoveries from social learning sessions , ( ASTD handout ) client projects and my research "in helping learners apply their learning" or Micro-Learning Impacts in social networking context. Premise 1: Shifting from Web 2.0 Learning 2.0

Do We Really Need to Go to Our PCs to Do Social Networking?

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Do we really need to go to our PCs to be in social networking? I have been testing social networking on the move or mobile. Trutap [link] enables networking with my cell phone. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comI tried [link] --which allows me quick exchanges and frequent contacts.

Welcome to the LOL Social Networking Program

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Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comWelcome! I am so pleased to be working with you. This is my journal.

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

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The Master Storyteller Survey and Profile below is a product of my research on how to help trainers, learning and eLearning specialists to reflect on how well they are applying the ideas of storytelling in improving learning and performance. Facts alone do not help in decisions or learning. # instructional design" performance measurement web 2.0 2 “What does that mean?”

Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

I respond, 'well I'm becoming more and more interested in the use of social media and microblogging for learning', I then get puzzled looks that say, "too much time on your hands", "what is he talking about?" For me though I see a real role for social media as a platform for business learning. Social media - fad or forever? Web 2.0 and they nod politely!

How can We Train People on Web 2.0 and Social Networking When They are All Just Emerging Now?

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Through Ray Sims' blog I found this video of Matt Moore with relevant ideas on adoption of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Matt's metaphors illustrates simple and effective key points we can learn from. Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 Social media and Social Networking simply allow us to collaborate better, faster, and cheaper. and Enterprise 2.0

On the Roots of Social Computing

Skilful Minds

I recently received an invitation from Mads Soegaard, Editor-in-Chief at Interaction-Design.org to offer those who read this blog an early view of a new chapter on Social Computing in their encyclopedia. Collaboration e-Learning 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Social Business Design Web 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social software

Some Web 2.0-Like Tools in LMSs Extend e-Learning into Social Networking and Community Sharing

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If added or incorporated, these tools help learners use LMS content as a resource for sharing ideas in networks and communities. Bookmarking - allows learners to bookmark specific pages as references; keeping a bookmark list Send a URL - allows learners to send email of a specific page in e-Learning content Note-taking - allows learners to make notes for every page as they wish and download or print the notes. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

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Jeff Cobb’s New State of Association eLearning Report

Web Courseworks

Jeff Cobb just released his most recent report on association eLearning called Learning 2.0. In Learning 2.0 As the explosion of social networking takes hold of the internet and the dynamics of information sources change, learning has taken on a new trend of being increasingly learner-centric. In Learning 2.0 Learning 2.0

# 1 - Deepening Social Learning to Work Performance - Proposed Model

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Series # 1 - Can we use formal learning structure as a framework in implementing Learning 2.0? In implementing Learning 2.0 Social networking in learning) I encounter the usual problems I experience in implementing traditional e-Learning and Webinars. They discovered the value of Learning 2.0 State objectives 2.

Micro-Worlds, Micro-life Learning: The Big Phenomenon, (But Small) Social Networking

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I keep on going back to the same thesis which I started studying a few years back: "all learnings are micro."(See" See" 3-Minutee-Learning "2006) I am beginning to see correlations and movements of events that lead me to conclude and see even clearer what Chris Anderson talks about in "The Long Tail" and applied in the learning world. From a learning perspective, we can call this " Micro-life Learning." Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

Break Down Organizational Walls When It Comes to Learning #LCBQ

The Learning Circuits

In many organizations, our learners are reaching outside of the organization to enhance their learning experience, through social networking/media and many other methods. In other organizations, the learning audience includes partners and customers, and the learning ecosystem expands beyond employees. So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

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groundswell - confirming my e-Learning 2.0 ideas

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Of course there is nothing in it that talks about e-Learning 2.0. So let me make it again so we are all clear: Social Media is changing EVERYTHING! Don't lock yourself into thinking that e-Learning 2.0 Better yet, is there a social network similar to facebook lurking behind your firewall that hasn't been announced yet? That is if it really had too.

Fish are the last to recognise water = informal learning?

Sticky Learning

I just twittered a thought - 'The benefit of Informal learning is that fish are the last to recognise water' - and then I started thinking. This is the real essence of informal learning. People become so engrossed in what they are doing that they don't see that they are learning - until they have learnt (if this makes sense?) So what does this mean for workplace learning?

Tweets - So near, yet distant

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Ray Jimenez, PhD [link] [link] "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" "Helping Learners Apply Learning" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com. Tags: social networking e-Learning 2.0 twitter

How to Link Social Learning to Work and Performance

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How to Link Social Learning to Work and Performance View more presentations from 3MinuteWorlds. Ray Jimenez, PhD Join us at 3MinuteWorlds Micro-Learning Community [link] [link] [link] "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com. web 2.0 social networking rapid e-learning eLearning learning 2.0 learning 2.0elearning2.0

e-Learning 2.0 Driven by Web 2.0 "SLATES"

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Dion Hinchcliffe made a good summary of where Web 2.0 is impacting Enterprise 2.0. In his article he summarizes the new reports from Forrester, CIO Insight and McKinsey that suggests the faster adoption of Web 2.0 SLATE is a prescription on how people will learn and do their work. In SLATE we see learning behaviors. in enterprises. My takes are: 1.

Business Ideas through Social Learning

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The site Gogme.biz is an application of adding more "function" in a social networking context. I see that social learning can benefit from this idea by testing how learning can follow this path: Phase I- social learning Phase 2-collaborative learning Phase 3-performance "Turn Business Ideas Into Reality Through A Social Network!"

Assess yourself -- Would you qualify as a Social Learning Specialist or Leader?

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In November 29, 2007, I wrote in my blog the new jobs and careers in Social Learning. I have been seeing growth in eLearning and training professionals wanting more training and skills in Social Learning. One of the most challenging tasks is that of a “ Network Weaver.” For example: >Share information and resources without expectation of a direct return >Encourage others to become network weavers and take responsibility for increasing the health of their networks >Show people how to learn social learning styles.

Unable to Produce profits. Does It Matter to Us in the Learning and Training World?

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-- Application Points: Not too quick to love the technology of Web 2.0. Look into providers for training and learning niche of Web 2.0 -- Robert Jacques of vnunet.com reported a study by In-Stat forecasts reviewing the performance of social networking companies over the past 13 years. Why is this information important to us in the training and learning profession?

Shaping Social Business Ecosystems as Learnscapes

Skilful Minds

The emergence of social media provides people inside and outside organizations with a way to actively speak about, speak to, and engage the product and service offerings of enterprises. Enterprises, on the other hand, listen to, engage, and act on insights gained from social media. Social Networks Web 2.0 brand Dachis Group e-Learning 2.0 Innovation learnscapes social network user experience wiki Tags: Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

"Is Google Making Us Stupid?" Or "Are We Dumbing Our Online Learners?"

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Nick Carr This is a MUST reading if you are into e-Learning and web-based training or any technology- assisted work. Nicholas Carr provokes and challenges many of us to "rethink" the impacts of technologies in our work, learning and how we think and read. What happens to learning when learners skim and scan the content? "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" However, REFLECT.