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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. 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? Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki?

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SharePoint in Office 365: the Good, the Bad, the Brilliant and the Ugly

SharePoint and Assessment

What is Office 365 SharePoint Online like when you use it for real? My company has been using Office 365 in anger for a month or so now, here is a review of the SharePoint component from a general business user perspective with a bias to using it for learning. Most of the good points come from standard SharePoint: Make site and pages easily. For example, I run our annual data security competency tests in my company, and use a SharePoint list to track when people are due for a test (see here for more on this). All the rest of SharePoint is there too. The Good.

SharePoint Best Bred for Education?

SharePoint and Assessment

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.

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. were similar.

Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

Stewart Mader points us to Sarah Denman's look at the four groups most likely to be involved in a wiki or other enterprise 2.0 Sharepoint) 57% Peer Coaching/Teaching 52% Media sharing (images, videos) 48% Collaborative Spaces - Wikis 47% Blogs 45% Learning Systems for Social Learning (LMS/LCMS) 42% Social Networks 41% Employee Profiles 33% Content Ratings and Reviews 13% Twitter and Mobile Content 12% So I'm not 100% sure I get the disconnect. Why are we not seen as a player when it comes to Wiki or Enterprise 2.0 implementations. ownership? eLearning Technology.

Using SharePoint for certification support

SharePoint and Assessment

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.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Many are using Microsoft SharePoint, which includes discussion threads, wikis, and blogs, or using other similar collaboration tools. Wiki Instructional Design Social Network Collaborative Learning Social Media Social Learning Twitter Web 2.0 By Dean Hawkinson. Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. We hope you found this post helpful. eLearning Blog

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”. SharePoint is one of the key enablers of this move, with its widespread use for blogging, wikis and document repositories.

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”. SharePoint is one of the key enablers of this move, with its widespread use for blogging, wikis and document repositories.

Evaluating Social Learning

Social Learning

Post them on a wiki or SharePoint. Search the wiki or Tweet using Yammer or Twitter to see if there is a previous solution to their problem. Count the contributions daily, weekly, or monthly to the wiki to determine if expectations are being met: -    Contributions to the wiki or SharePoint. -    Questions asked on Yammer or Twitter. Learning Process.

Web 2.0

Kapp Notes

This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 Rachel and Nick discuss using Sharepoint as a Web 2.0 Some highlights: Using a wiki to house class materials for a class of 30 students saved between 10,000-12,000 sheets of paper. Participants loved having the wiki. tools for large organizatons. product within their organizations.

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We Need a Wiki in a Wiki

eLearning Blender

It's obvious that a Wiki would be a great help in my organization. A few years ago we started using SharePoint and now we are SharePoint junkies. The problem is that our SharePoint intranet has grown so immensely that it is now difficult to find information you need in a pinch. believe a Wiki would be a great addition to our systems so that it is easier to access commonly needed information quickly. So, we know we need a Wiki. The problem is that we will not be upgrading to SharePoint until the end 0f 08 and we can't afford to wait that long.

SharePoint Social Learning Experience

Tony Karrer

I had a great conversation last week that sparked an early stage idea for what I think would be a wonderful way for learning and development organizations to leverage SharePoint better. You can find more on this by going to the LearnTrends – SharePoint in Corporate Learning Recordings. wiki that served as a repository for the resources they collected. HP Web 2.0 for Marketing.

Some Posts About Web 2.0 and Informal Learning

Kapp Notes

and SharePoint Pedia Palooza A Pharmaceutical Leveraging Web 2.0 --In a Big Way The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question Tear Down the Walls: Web 2.0 Extends Class Informal Learning: Structuring a Blog Some informal learning resources Wiki or a Blog? Here are some posts about the various uses of Web 2.0 in corporate settings. Web 2.0 Creating a Vibrant Learning Community Embracing Informal Learning (Whitepaper) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Web 2.0

Why Assessments and SharePoint go together | SharePoint and.

SharePoint and Assessment

for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About Easily include a knowledge check assessment on a SharePoint page with the Page Viewer Web Part → Why Assessments and SharePoint go together Posted on January 24, 2011 by johnkleeman SharePoint use is rising in Learning, Training and Compliance. SharePoint 2010 is a year old today!

Collaboration: It’s Not About Technology, It’s About the Culture

Learn and Lead

There are other tools used for collaboration, like project-based collaboration using Microsoft SharePoint and wiki-based project workspaces. Tags: Technology Webex Google Docs Salesforce Collaboration Socialcast Workplace Micro-blogging Tools Yammer Zoho Windows Live SkyDrive Sharepoint Socialtext micro-messaging Employee portals It’s about the culture. Of course that’s true.

Enterprise Content Sucks & You’re Not Doing Anything to Change It


How do we unglue ourselves from the age of SharePoint, overgrown wikis, and static files like PDFs and Word Docs? It’s no surprise that enterprise applications that have been built with the end user in mind have made the strongest impact on our workday productivity. Slack has changed the way we communicate; Google Drive simplifies document creation, and Concur allows for quick, on-the-road expense submissions. All of these advancements have not only streamlined their respective processes, but also made the technology easy to access on mobile, via the cloud. Trends

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

In the past I've used systems like wikis, Lotus Notes, and SharePoint to serve as knowledge management systems. By Jonathan Shoaf. I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning. This is because I recently had to go through the process of understanding what salary you pay someone who is an e-learning developer. It turns out that it varies dramatically depending on who you ask. This is because everyone has a different idea of what e-learning is and what it takes to develop it. So if you tell me you are an e-learning expert, it means nothing to me. Self-Paced Learning.

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elearningpost » Knowledge Management and Sharepoint


blog articles about Knowledge Management and Sharepoint There are so many discussions on these KM features in the new Sharepoint that I cant wait to see a demo or get to play with it. The Social Networks bit looks really interesting. knowledge management Add tag Permalink | Saturday, August 19, 2006 Page 1 of 2 pages Search Follow Twitter Atom RSS 2.0 Photos www. flick Bookshelf (c) 2000-2006 elearningpost | 508 | XHTML | RSS feed | Powered by ExpressionEngine

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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. Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort. Learning apps.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Used Microsoft SharePoint – blogs, wikis, messaging, polls, surveys, RSS feeds (get alerted when content is updated). SharePoint) – profiles, tags, ratings Private social networks: yammer (widely used in corporate world – over 100,00 corporate users!) YouTube, Vimeo Wikis Share text, images, hyperlinks Social Media Policy The list goes on…blogs, RSS feeds, whiteboarding, etc…. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!) Draw knowledge from dealerships.

Insight: Learner journeys need to become seamless

Clive on Learning

But I don't see why it shouldn't be possible for everything else (the web articles, videos, software demos, PDFs, decision aids, wikis, forums and the like) to be handled through whatever intranet software an organisation has - SharePoint or something similar. This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine. The ninth of ten 'insights' is that ‘Learner journeys need to become seamless'. Easy access' means you log in once and once only as you move from site to site. features. insights

Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

On-demand approaches To support on-demand learning Shell has its own wiki, with 70,000 users and more than 40,000 articles. As well as the wiki, collaboration is facilitated by the Shell International Global Networks, which allows employees to easily locate expertise and discuss issues using forums. Learning is often integrated with knowledge management – through the wiki for example.”

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

ATD Learning Technologies

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

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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. There’s no shortage of options when it comes to enterprise technology aimed at helping employees learn, communicate, and share static content. This might seem like knowledge heaven with information available everywhere you turn, but in reality, it’s overwhelming. No doubt you’ve encountered at least one of these scenarios. Maybe it was sent over a chat program? But was it on Chatter, Slack, or Yammer?

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Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

as well as tools such as wikis. Microsoft has introduced a podcasting capability in its 2010 version of Sharepoint. (We have created a 7-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. If you would like to see the collection in its entirety, click here.). Twitter), LinkedIn, etc. Anyone can become a teacher.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year.

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.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Learning Visions , June 26, 2009 Concerning Open Source, LMSs and SCORM: Correcting Some Common Misconceptions - The E-Learning Curve , October 19, 2009 Open Source LMS Comparison - The Learned Man , April 27, 2007 Open Source vs Commercial LMS - Learning Next , April 18, 2007 Sakai: Open Source … Open Minds by Larissa Biggers - Learning Solutions Magazine , December 13, 2009 SharePoint and the LMS - Time to Converge? I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Here’s some of what I pulled out.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

Here are a few ideas: Use wikis, blogs, or even Twitter (perhaps with a unique hashtag) to build virtual communities of practice. Develop an “Ask the Expert” forum (perhaps a Sharepoint site) in which learners and other team members can ask questions on particular topics. New post Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget on Obsidian Learning. Breaking News! Questions?

Are apps the future of e-learning?

Clive on Learning

Mobile devices are perfectly adequate for entering short textual entries to forums, wikis, blogs, etc. so all we're waiting for is mobile versions of existing tools such as SharePoint, Moodle and the like. I came fairly late to the multi-touch iOS/Android/W7 Mobile world, having been stuck on a 2-year contract with a Nokia smart phone that was great compared to the phones I'd had before, but which I now realise was hopelessly behind the game. How can this be? Well, apps tend to do one job really well with the minimum of fuss. They can usually be accessed with a single touch.

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2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal         SharePoint. Social                  SharePoint 2010, eRoom/Documentum. Social                  Wikis. Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal         Live webcasts. Informal         Recorded webinars. Informal         Video conferencing. Informal         Workshops. Informal         Audio/ podcasts. Informal         Learnshop. Informal         Case Studies. Informal         Non-formal video.

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

Learning Visions

Access to Experts: ask questions, get guidance A directory of experts in your org (could be Sharepoint). Talent Management, software help, search engines, CMS, DMS, analysts, blogs, wikis, social network, authoring tools, LMS, assessments, etc. eLearning Guild online webinar with Steve Foreman (InfoMedia Designs). These are my live blogged notes. Here''s the event page describing the webinar. What is an ecosystem and why build it? To enhance individuals and orgs by connecting people with a broad range of techs that drive performance. ALL of these are included in an ecosystem.

"Building a Smarter Learning Ecosystem" w/ @JD_Dillon at @ATDCore4

Learning Visions

They left behind their SharePoint and built a WIKI – a single source repository – it’s searchable and it looks like Wikipedia, which everyone uses. Gave these peoples admin access to the wiki… People get concerned about sharing knowledge publicly. years their Wiki went from 500 initial pages to 70,000 pages. How do you leverage the power of the crowd in the wiki environment? Identify your tactics (for JD it was a wiki; for you it might be something else) Start small; think BIG. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Maybe it’s something you can leverage.