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Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! In this post, Clive Shepherd outlines four roles for social media in workplace learning (for further details please read his post!):

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop takes place 29 September – 31 October 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working int he organisation. Social learning

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Can organisation-wide social networks capture tacit knowledge?

The eLearning Nomad

Yet, organisations’ social networks are based on the presumption that conversations is all we need. There is a misconception that tacit knowledge can be ‘disseminated’ across an organisation through passive means like packaged e-learning modules , discussions in social forums, or webinars. They aren’t meant to and that’s fine – part of the learning needs in an organisation is about compliance and these modules can do a good job supporting this need. However, we would fool ourselves if we would believe that anything ‘social’ will now suddenly be deep as well.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Social Learning

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. If we separate the human aspect of social networking from the technology, we can learn a lot more about the power of networks – not just from today’s pundits, but from many years of sociological research on the topic.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. She was also listed in the Top 25 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media in 2013 and 2014. and others. THE INTERVIEW: 1. Idealistic?

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Rounding out the top tier is top-down support and participation. At the next tier down, informal support resources have some importance. In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. They must lead by example.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Rounding out the top tier is top-down support and participation. At the next tier down, informal support resources have some importance. In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing. Every so often I’m asked by a peer at another company what they can do to increase the use of Yammer in their own organisation. They must lead by example.

Add Social Networks to Virtual Classrooms to Spark Collaboration by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

The collaborative tools built into most virtual classroom platforms, along with private spaces on social or office networking. Performance Support Social Media Virtual Classroomsplatforms, provide opportunities for learners to collaborate with geographically dispersed colleagues.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

This post is inspired by the #ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. The more I think, I feel that a PDW has to have the characteristics of a social business. The presence of an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) can be a benefit in a PDW. ” That’s a result.

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How Experience API Can Support Personalized E-Learning in Organizations

Origin Learning

Last but not the least, an xAPI enabled LRS can track all of the learner metrics generated due to interaction with social networks, the web, media and LMSs, apply data analytics to it and use it to create experiences that are truly personalized in nature. Basically, Tin Can API is a web service that allows its applications to send ‘statements of experience’ to a Learning Record Store.

How Can “Performance Support” Support Your Organization?

Mindflash

Performance support is a way to extend formal training to the job site, reminding learners of how to apply their formal training to get results. Back on the job after training has been completed, performance support systems give learners what they need to know at the exact moment of need. Unlike instructor-led training, performance support is not formal learning.

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

Learning Solutions Magazine

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

Using Students as Tech Support

Visual Lounge

We may never have enough technology support in education, but one of the most overlooked resources is our students! My proposal to the parents, teachers and tech directors out there is to include students in providing support. 19 for over ten years and have had students provide tech support for all of that time. This might be a simple website, forum, or social network.

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

Learning Visions

There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. access to experts (consult) knowledge management (research) performance support (perform) talent management (advance) structured learning (train) social networking and collage (share) Let''s walk through ''em now: Talent Management: people have competencies, they need them, jobs requirement them. Technologies : Lots of different techs to support an ecosystem. The six components?

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

A combination of knowledge transfer and performance support. Performance support is just-in-time learning that puts the knowledge employees need in their hands exactly at the moment they need it—not before (when they are unlikely to remember it), not after (when it is no longer useful), but right then and there. Performance support can take many forms: the quintessential types are checklists and other job aids, but in its broadest definition, performance support can include apps, YouTube videos, wikis and other knowledge bases, and even other people. Perfect. People.

Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Another principle that resonated with me was, in my own words: Social networking is king. Social networking has been around since the dawn of time. Simple: it’s a social network for people who are interested in scrapbooking and crafts. In terms of e-learning, the principle of “Social networking is king&# has implications for pedagogy.

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

In the first post I explained that “packaging learning” involves organizing and wrapping up everything an individual needs to learn in a neat parcel, delivering it to them on a plate, and making sure they do it, whilst “scaffolding” is about supporting learning in many other less top-down organized ways. Social learningHelping to provide the right conditions for ”team learning”, e,g.

The catalyst to accelerated learning and performance

Lars is Learning

Here's my article just published on Trainingzone, recorded here for your comment. -- Lars Hyland explores how social tools can be harnessed to deliver a more engaging and effective learning experience. Tags: social networking blended learning TED social media performance support Jove The experiential divide between using online technology externally and internally within organisations Using the crowd to accelerate learning and innovation Three ways to.

6 Ways to Help Managers Support eLearners

eFront

Unfortunately, managers are also too busy in their daily activities to offer the desired support to their teams. Senior management needs to support front line managers to support their learning teams. In this article, we will reveal the best practices of leading organizations in supporting their line managers that can lead to inevitable success! Relevant eLearning only.

6 Ways to Help Managers Support eLearners

eFront

Unfortunately, managers are also too busy in their daily activities to offer the desired support to their teams. Senior management needs to support front line managers to support their learning teams. In this article, we will reveal the best practices of leading organizations in supporting their line managers and leading to inevitable success! Relevant eLearning only.

The 2020 Workforce and the LMS Disconnect

Xyleme

By 2020, the workplace will be highly personalized and social. Social networks will be the first point of contact between companies and their future employees and internal social networks will be the primary way that workers communicate, connect and collaborate. However, before Jeanne’s hopeful predictions of the highly agile and fluid 2020 workforce connected by mobile social networks can come to fruition, the dependence on the enterprise LMS and the old modes of training delivery needs to be broken. By Jeffrey Katzman.

5 Major Learning Support Tools for Post ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

By providing learning support tools. Let’s see some learning support tools that can help post formal ERP end-user training. Providing these after the formal training can prove to be a great post learning support. Job-aids not only act as good post learning support tools but also as performance support tools. Also, it gets updated often. It’s easy. Job-aids.

Social Networking outcomes

Moodle Journal

If you had read my previous bog to this, where I presented two Social Networking diagrams, produced from the Sociomatrix data processed by Agna, then you will no doubt have been having some thoughts about the likely final outcome for the two groups. If you recall group ‘A’ displayed a very low level of social activity and group ‘B’ a far more impressive set of connections.

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.

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6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals. social networks (yammer, chatter). SUPPORT AN ENGAGED, GROWTH MINDSET. SUPPORT REFLECTION. “ CREATE REAL VALUE ON SOCIAL PLATFORMS.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals.

Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning. How are you measuring social learning? Support learning. Performance Triggers: after the formal learning–remember, prompt (perf support, job aids), OTJ learning. Social & network learning really falls into the OTJ learning, not formal. In chat, vivien disagreed: “I don’t agree that social learning is always downstream of training intervention&#.

Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

is about informal learning, but the organization was moving to using social networking tools to scaffold their move from face-to-face to more online learning. So I was asked to talk about social networking and formal learning. That is, the first reason to use social networking around formal learning is to make it part of the repertoire of the community. I then segued to my second point, which is that social networking tools are better formal learning. Each of these can be accomplished well through social networking tools.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” What will emerge is a network of diverse and connected workers skilled at PKM learning together to develop skills they can apply to their work. The nature of organizations with their hierarchical structure is already giving way to more networked and democratic workplaces. Utopian?

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

He chairs the Internet Time Alliance, a brain trust of six thought leaders who help companies boost their collective intelligence and profitability through networks. organizations spend so much money on formal learning but spend little (if any) in support of informal learning? Interview. by Robert Morris, Dallas Business Commentary Examiner. and systems thinking.

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture. A very nice support for the revolution ;). social strategyRahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? yes, they went there - WISE Pedagogy , June 1, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. Can We Enhance People's Cognitive Outcomes? Browse eLearning Content

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

5 Workplace Learning/Training Social Media for Trainers Jane Bozarth. 25 Network/Web 2.0 26 Network/Web 2.0 The Social Media Cigarette Break (internettime.posterous.com). Tags: Knowledge Management education Business Performance Support Workplace Learning Learning and Development Training and development Social network Subject Title Author.