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SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

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In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The first thing to realize is that SharePoint is not an out of the box solution, nor turnkey by any stretch of the imagination. Sure, Sony has found great success with SharePoint, but take a look at the resources available to them. SharePoint can be a wonderful solution for the right reqs, but first and foremost, SharePoint is a content management system. It depends. Dragon Alert!

Adobe RoboHelp: SharePoint Shared Review

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Many companies use SharePoint for team collaboration. And with Adobe's Technical Communication Suite , you can use SharePoint to centrally store all reviews. Prepare SharePoint. Before you can use SharePoint for Shared Review, you have to create a workspace with at least one document library to store the reviews. Your SharePoint administrator can help you with this.

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

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Thought leader interview with Jim Federico of Microsoft on how Microsoft use SharePoint internally for learning. Director of Operations and Platforms at Microsoft, responsible for training and readiness for the customer facing roles at Microsoft. How does Microsoft use SharePoint for learning? believe we’re the world’s largest SharePoint implementation. Jim is a Sr.

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

Thought leader interview with Jim Federico of Microsoft on how Microsoft use SharePoint internally for learning. Director of Operations and Platforms at Microsoft, responsible for training and readiness for the customer facing roles at Microsoft. How does Microsoft use SharePoint for learning? believe we’re the world’s largest SharePoint implementation. Jim is a Sr.

SharePoint Best Bred for Education?

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Thought leader interview with Ray Fleming of Microsoft Australia about SharePoint’s place and future in Education. Where do you see SharePoint being used in Education? In the UK, over 80% of universities are using SharePoint. Others are starting by using it as a tactical project, almost like using a shared drive, they just happen to use SharePoint instead.

Quiz on Office 365 SharePoint Online

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Quizzes help you learn and this is a blog on SharePoint and assessments, so here is a quiz on the SharePoint Online component of Office 365. This entry was posted in Quiz , SharePoint in the Cloud and tagged Office 365. SharePoint 2010 is a year old today! Have fun! Bookmark the permalink. It looks awesome!

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. Obviously, there is a spectrum of using SharePoint to support collaboration and using it to publish.

Using Microsoft SharePoint as a Learning Ecosystem Solution by Susan Lovejoy-Storment

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If SharePoint is already integrated into your business processes, have you considered whether it might be useful as a tool to. Here’s a simple three-step process for matching learning needs to SharePoint features. Learning Systems Management Training Strategiessupport learning and development? As an extensible collaboration platform, it may be well-suited to your needs for a. learning ecosystem.

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SharePoint. Useful or useless for corporate learning?

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started at Elsevier Training (part of the Reed Elsevier group), where we did some early work on PC learning. About 2 years ago I joined Xylos, I wanted to broaden my work and one of the systems I wanted to work with was SharePoint. How did you first get involved with SharePoint? My first contact with SharePoint (2003 version)was at U&I Learning. It’s a bit of both.

SharePoint. Useful or useless for corporate learning?

SharePoint and Assessment

started at Elsevier Training (part of the Reed Elsevier group), where we did some early work on PC learning. About 2 years ago I joined Xylos, I wanted to broaden my work and one of the systems I wanted to work with was SharePoint. How did you first get involved with SharePoint? My first contact with SharePoint (2003 version)was at U&I Learning. It’s a bit of both.

Will learning in SharePoint benefit from the Experience API?

SharePoint and Assessment

Although many corporations and colleges, universities and schools use SharePoint for training and education, take-off for SharePoint in learning is still patchy. SharePoint 2013 looks like it will have some education capabilities, but Microsoft are keeping very quiet about them; for some analysis of the client object model in April here or see a November blog from Mike Smith here ). But I wonder if a new e-learning standard called the Experience API might have more impact in getting SharePoint used for learning, particularly in corporate training?

SharePoint adopted faster than any other application I’ve ever seen!

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What do you use SharePoint for? We have three different installations of SharePoint. That’s a large installation of SharePoint. We also use SharePoint for our public facing website www.riosalado.edu and its CMS functions. If you go to the site, you probably wouldn’t realize that it is a SharePoint site, as our marketing department has heavily customized it.

I love SharePoint, so I love to answer questions

SharePoint and Assessment

After 3 days at the European SharePoint Conference, it’s been really enjoyable meeting people and learning in such an open and friendly environment. feel I’ve learned far more about SharePoint than I can ever retain! See also What I learned at the European SharePoint Conference, day 1 for an earlier update from the conference.]. 1. How do SAP and SharePoint work together?

FREE Alternative to SharePoint

LearnDash

For those of us in the learning community, we know that the courses, training documents, and other files can become very large in a short amount of time. For those of you that don't know, SharePoint is a site that allows you to upload various documents according to a pre-determined file structure.  Now, wouldn't it be great to get SharePoint for free? Tweet.

Six keys to success for leveraging SharePoint in your Learning Infrastructure

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GP Strategies is a quoted company in the performance management, training/learning and consultancy space and one of their specialisms is deploying SharePoint for informal, social and workplace learning. Here is a summary of what Bill suggests are the six keys to success for leveraging SharePoint within a corporate learning environment. Leverage SharePoint’s features.

How to use SharePoint to track annual competency tests: Part 1 – Lists

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Taking a test is a reliable way of checking understanding – more reliable than simply tracking training or checking people have read documents.  This blog series will show how to do this in SharePoint, so your tracking is integrated with the rest of your organization’s IT. Here is one way to do this in a SharePoint list. 1. Create a new SharePoint list. SAP LSO).

Is there a business case for SharePoint in informal learning? Thought leader interview with BT’s Sundar Balasubramanian

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Director of Learning Solutions at BT, Sundar Balasubramanian, describes use of SharePoint for informal learning within BT and other companies and advises how to make a business case for using SharePoint for informal learning. How do you use SharePoint at BT? SharePoint is our knowledge management platform. SharePoint is really easy for anyone to use and create stuff.

Is there a business case for SharePoint in informal learning? Thought leader interview with BT’s Sundar Balasubramanian

SharePoint and Assessment

Director of Learning Solutions at BT, Sundar Balasubramanian, describes use of SharePoint for informal learning within BT and other companies and advises how to make a business case for using SharePoint for informal learning. How do you use SharePoint at BT? SharePoint is our knowledge management platform. SharePoint is really easy for anyone to use and create stuff.

How SharePoint and Assessments helped the Tooth Fairies one Christmas – a holiday tale

SharePoint and Assessment

Did you know the Fairies use SharePoint? Here’s a story about how SharePoint and Assessments came in handy one Christmas. Back when the world was small, it was easy for the Chief Tooth Fairy to keep track of all the children on paper cards, but now there are so many people in the world, she’s deployed SharePoint. She knew she had to do something, but what?

How SharePoint and Assessments helped the Tooth Fairies one Christmas – a holiday tale

SharePoint and Assessment

Did you know the Fairies use SharePoint? Here’s a story about how SharePoint and Assessments came in handy one Christmas. Back when the world was small, it was easy for the Chief Tooth Fairy to keep track of all the children on paper cards, but now there are so many people in the world, she’s deployed SharePoint. She knew she had to do something, but what?

SharePoint for Social Learning : Hero or Villain?

SharePoint and Assessment

I’ve just read an interesting blog entry by e-learning analyst Craig Weiss, titled “SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?”. Craig suggests that in the corporate world you cannot “toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning”. I’m afraid this is definitely true on this blog! His conclusion : “SharePoint can be a solid social learning platform, but unless you understand the challenges and potential pitfalls ahead of time, then you might be in for a quite a surprise”.

SharePoint for Social Learning : Hero or Villain?

SharePoint and Assessment

I’ve just read an interesting blog entry by e-learning analyst Craig Weiss, titled “SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?”. Craig suggests that in the corporate world you cannot “toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning”. I’m afraid this is definitely true on this blog! His conclusion : “SharePoint can be a solid social learning platform, but unless you understand the challenges and potential pitfalls ahead of time, then you might be in for a quite a surprise”.

Ten companies who publicize they use SharePoint for corporate.

SharePoint and Assessment

Here are ten examples of companies, all gathered from public information on the Internet: British Telecom , a large UK telecommunications company, started a Dare2Share project using SharePoint to encourage its employees to share and learn. Citibank use many other systems for internal training, but also use SharePoint. SharePoint 2010 is a year old today!

SharePoint Strong for Showing Student Scores?

SharePoint and Assessment

A common use of SharePoint is to let students/candidates log into SharePoint to find out their scores/grades from tests and exams. Where organizations have more complex needs, e.g. hierarchies of permissions in school districts or a large corporation, if you can define these in SharePoint, then they can flow down easily into who can see which results.

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Cheating on tests less likely if you use SharePoint?

SharePoint and Assessment

Do you deliver online tests to employees (for compliance, certification or training purposes) or to students in college or university courses? If so, might your test-takers be less likely to cheat if you deliver tests or exams embedded in SharePoint than in a standalone application? So given this, why might taking a test from SharePoint make it less likely that people cheat?

Cheating on tests less likely if you use SharePoint?

SharePoint and Assessment

Do you deliver online tests to employees (for compliance, certification or training purposes) or to students in college or university courses? If so, might your test-takers be less likely to cheat if you deliver tests or exams embedded in SharePoint than in a standalone application? So given this, why might taking a test from SharePoint make it less likely that people cheat?

Pushing results into SharePoint from an Assessment System using.

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for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← How to get someone to edit a SharePoint page for the very first time? There seem lots of applications in compliance and in education/training. You configure this to send to the email address of your choice, and I simply directed it to send to the incoming email address of the SharePoint list. 2.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

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As a former training director I had enough problems with users buzzing me about whatever, but having the name of the vendor too would not be good. The best SharePoint LMS on the market.  Yes, there is a still market for SharePoint systems and I recommend finding a system already built on it, rather than doing it yourself (which many people do). Easy to use interface – which often does not happen with SharePoint LMSs. Works with SharePoint 2007 and 2010. No SaaS solution, but this is not unusual in the SharePoint market – I hope that changes.

Using SharePoint for certification support

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HP used SharePoint and saved US$7,500 per learner vs formal training and got better reaction from their users. Cisco and Chrysler do not use SharePoint, but the case studies prompt the idea that using SharePoint for a site aimed at certification takers is a promising route. SharePoint 2010 is a year old today! Bookmark the permalink.

SharePoint and Assessments session at SharePoint Europe in Berlin

SharePoint and Assessment

for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← Using SharePoint for certification support SharePoint 2010 is a year old today! My session is called “Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments”. This suggests about 70% of learning happens on the job, 20% via feedback from colleagues and peers and 10% in formal training.

Measuring Social Learning with Assessments at SharePoint Saturday Belgium

SharePoint and Assessment

Bart Hendrickx recently talked at SharePoint Saturday Belgium on Measuring Social Learning with Assessments. I’m pleased to share his slides courtesy of SlideShare and BIWUG (Belux Information Workers Group). Jonathan Lightfoot’s presentation on “Don’t let your training fall off a cliff” about use of SharePoint My Sites. Bart Hendrickx measuring-sociallearning-spsbe02. Enjoy!

SharePoint and Assessments session at European SharePoint Conference in Berlin

SharePoint and Assessment

I’m pleased that I’ve been chosen as one of the speakers at the European SharePoint Conference 2011 in Berlin in October 2011. My session is called “Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments”. This suggests about 70% of learning happens on the job, 20% via feedback from colleagues and peers and 10% in formal training.

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Six Stimulating Summer SharePoint Stories

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For those of you enjoying the Northern Hemisphere summer sunshine and not keeping track of the world of SharePoint and Learning, here are some interesting articles published recently: Phil Hill has written an excellent, long post Emerging Trends in LMS / Ed Tech Market on the e-Literate blog. think SharePoint is part of this disruption too, and his article is thoughtful and insightful. Another recent post is SharePoint 2010 – A Learning Management System (LMS) for GovernmentDoD, Private SectorFortune 1000, and Educational Institutions. UIs and other disruption.

Measuring Social Learning with Assessments at SharePoint Saturday Belgium

SharePoint and Assessment

Bart Hendrickx recently talked at SharePoint Saturday Belgium on Measuring Social Learning with Assessments. I’m pleased to share his slides courtesy of SlideShare and BIWUG (Belux Information Workers Group). Presentation decks shared on SlideShare seem a great way of learning, here are some other good, recent slide shows: Dave Coleman’s blog entry and slide show on moving from Blackboard to SharePoint at a university. Jonathan Lightfoot’s presentation on “Don’t let your training fall off a cliff” about use of SharePoint My Sites. View more presentations from BIWUG.