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Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. The article tells us that various players are adding social networking features to their sites: A broad array of online players, from major media companies like Viacom to e-commerce providers such as eBay, are adding networking features to their online destinations, letting users create detailed Web identities, connect with people over common interests, share content, and, above all, socialize. how is this new? sort of agree.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. 2002) The Network Society. tools.

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Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment? Maybe this is partly design, but it's also how conversation, content spread across social networks.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

10 online tools in the backpack of every trainer and facilitator Twitter - microblogging Diigo - or any other social bookmarking service LinkedIn - for networking and groups Padlet - a brainstorm wall Youtube - search and make your own channel/playlists Yammer - and other smart tools to create private conversation groups Screencast-o-matic - and other screencasting tools Bigmarker - webinar tool for free Google - and Google plus Ning - or another paid online platform/LMS Do you know and work with the tools mentioned? An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious.

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

So too are our personal learning networks. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era. Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. This is where our personal learning networks (PLNs) become extremely valuable. tomspiglani n.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005! Theyre not; social networks consist of people who are connected by a shared object."

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. Social Bookmarking. The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network. LinkedIn.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Keep me in touch with colleagues and associates in other companies, as on LinkedIn. Show me what others are interested in, as with social bookmarks like Diigo and Delicious. link to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share, members of your network. It’s a both a discipline and a living book. Conclusion.

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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. Share this on Linkedin Tweet This!

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.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

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. Sharing knowledge and experience through informal networks is a motivating and natural way to learn. 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

Through discussion boards, social media, virtual collaborations, and so on, learners develop their own personal learning networks that last long after the course is over. These networks, which may contain fellow learners, trainers, and even experts in the field, remain accessible via Twitter and other social networking sites and provide additional places employees can turn for answers to questions and solutions to problems. MOOCs are built on a philosophy of sharing, and by encouraging learners to create and share resources—via social bookmarking sites (e.g.,

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

Presentation to Research Working Group on Multigenerational Knowledge Transfer

Kapp Notes

Examples of Different Types of E-Learning Aggregator (here is an example of an RSS Aggregator) Training Blogs Three-Dimensional Worlds Second Life ProtoSphere Active Worlds There Social Networking LinkedIn MySpace Facebook Social Bookmarking del.icio.us Here are some links to blog postings I've done related to the topic and other related links. These postings and links support the presentation and provide additional information on the topic of "Tools for Transferring Know How."

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly.  Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious -  spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator -    Netvibes. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz. Social Professional NetworksLinkedIn.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media.  Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct.

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? IBM I only briefly mentioned how other organizations are adopting these tools in a big way - The Wall Street Journal - June 18 2007 - social networking at IBM 26,000 registered blogs. DogEar – Social Bookmarking BluePages - employee-controlled profiles of 400,000 employees Daily online newsletter called w3. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Provide the content.

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media.  Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

EI Design

You can create learning paths featuring microlearning nuggets (for blended delivery) and integrate social learning features to provide higher impact learning. An integrated social network. Social bookmarking. In this article, I highlight how you can achieve this when you digitize instructor-led training sessions through our eSpace tool. Blended learning. Groups.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. According to a 2011 ASTD report , social media enables learning by providing platforms for people to exchange information, facilitating communication, personalizing the learning experience, and supporting informal learning.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Social Media. Social media technologies are exploding, providing an array of offerings for learning online. The prevalence of social networking, real-time search and discussion, and collaborative technologies increase the opportunities for informal and unstructured learning and can enhance structured learning strategies as well. Share this on Linkedin. Netbooks.

Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective)

Tony Karrer

Traditional online community mechanisms (email lists, groups) are joined by a wide variety of publishing mechanisms (blogs, social bookmarking, wikis, flickr, etc.) This forms a big network of people linked first through content and eventually directly (in person or via social networking). Nancy raises the question of the fact that traditional online communities were bounded by the tool and the new big network is not contained within the tool. have met other people through LinkedIn and illumio by being on either side of requests. tools.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. Linkedin. Email. agree.

Informal Learning: An Interview With Jay Cross

The eLearning Coach

Social learning technologies, which often facilitate informal learning, seem to have paved the way for greater interest in this approach. Taking advantage of the double meaning of the word  network, to learn is to optimize the quality of one’s networks. Jay: Learning is social. Related Articles: Social Media And Learning. Share this on Linkedin. Tweet This!

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

Something like the social network operating system , maybe. also feel like Facebook is a bit creaky and as Thomas Vanderwal's recent post Facebook for Business or LinkedIn Gets More Valuable points out, as you use Facebook more and have more friends, it seems to get harder to use. Luis Suarez - How to Boost Your Social Capital with Facebook mentions MyBlogLog. In fact, LMS, Elgg, Flickr, del.icio.us, Wikis, Blogs, Discussion Groups, Amazon, hmmm, the list gets long quickly. and Multiple Social Networks. Linked in doesn't seem to suffer from that.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

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 My Top 25 blogs for 2008 Blogging as Reflective Practice The Elearning Apprentice Part 2: A four-level framework for evaluating social network ROI. Tools - A Summary PR 2.0:

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Improve your Work Literacy I would highly encourage going through the recent series of posts all about Tools and Methods for Work and Learning : Work Skills Keeping Up Top-Down Strategy Better Memory Information Radar Processing Link Pages Network Learning Collaboration Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool Search Browser Short Cuts Work Skills Workshop Keynote Links I mentioned in Twitter Conference Ideas that I was sending messages and links during the keynote. What resources would u recommend for a baby boomer 2 become proficient in blogging, social networking, wikis, etc?

MOOCs and Unbundled Training

Your Training Edge

The MOOC format can help organizations to unbundle time by providing on-demand, widespread access to training courses, resources, personal learning networks, performance support, and more, when and where the employees need those resources. There are many excellent resources out there, which in the context of a MOOC can be curated and shared through social media, social bookmarking, wikis, and so on. Online learning modules are not completed with a degree or certificate but also include the ability to share one’s increased knowledge on a social network.

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

started using del.icio.us and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. I had a real "aha experience" after using add-ins to provide features inside my blog. Getting Value from LinkedIn , Thomas Davenport and Blogging - He is Wrong! Social networks through my blog or LinkedIn are great ways to get specific help for yourself and for others.

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend -  social media.  Of course, many vendors like to pitch it as “Web 2.0″ Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example.  Social Media – Followed by an example. Social Bookmarking – Delicious. Social E-Mail - Google Buzz. ″?

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

Yammer (internal twittering) is almost impossible to explain to someone who has no experience with any social networking (and probably not with anything more than email lists). As a side note, I think selling Twitter/Yammer is harder than selling social bookmarking and wikis. Social bookmarking and wikis are often a smart replacement with obvious side benefits. We wrapped up our free elearning webinar on Models for Learning in a New World. We also have so many more kinds of solutions we can offer. described some common eLearning 2.0 methodologies.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches.  While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform. It is not as though, social learning is going to disappear. Social bookmarking. RSS feed.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Once we've interacted to some level, you might consider linking up with my via LinkedIn - I found this to be a good way to stay connected with people. Presentation - ISPI Los Angeles Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Practical Suggestions: Web 2.0 Time Spent on Blogging Risk of Identity Theft Due to Social Networking and Blogging Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes) eLearning Trends eLearning Trends Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Disruptive Changes in Learning Incredibly Cool!

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategy (15) PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning (15) Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools (14) Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis (13) Test SCORM Courses with an LMS (13) 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments (13) Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results (13) Instruction eLearning 2.0 Find somewhat random things. world.