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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.

Enterprise social network dimensions

Learning and Working on the Web

Many organizations are using social media and social networks, but how do they know if they are using them appropriately or adequately? Do they have all the aspects of collaboration and cooperation supported in order to succeed as a social business? hope it provides some clarity and would appreciate any feedback or further building upon these ideas.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

What most do not realize is that “some 70% of the extra profit to be made through social technologies has nothing to do with marketing. In this post, Clive Shepherd outlines four roles for social media in workplace learning (for further details please read his post!): Paul Adams summed the essential problem up nicely in “ Stop talking about “social ”. Social is not a feature.

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.

Make Your Social Network A Learning Tool

CLO Magazine

By understanding how informal networks communicate and collaborate, social network analysis can facilitate more effective learning program design and promote more innovative collaboration. Behind every official organization chart is a web of informal networks composed of individual relationships. Valuable resources and information flow through these networks in various ways, often outside any prescribed path or hierarchy. The effect of these networks on culture and learning can be significant, as they improve the speed and efficiency of information exchange.

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.

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. Facebook vs. LinkedIn for Professional Social Networking. The Use of Social Networks for Corporate Recruiting.

Monster.com Launches BeKnown: Professional Social Networking for Facebook

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today Monster.com dropped the gauntlet and launched BeKnown , a new Facebook application that hopes to become the professional social network for Facebook users, and a vital new tool for recruiters, human resources, and talent acquisition teams. Facebook vs. LinkedIn for Professional Social Networking. The Use of Social Networks for Corporate Recruiting.

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

Social Learning

These tools give us a way to connect with people faster and more easily than ever before. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.  Instead, they might want to help us build, maintain, and exploit a large network of weak ties. Blog this! More about me here.

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. So I recently invited 14 community managers from around the world to rate the key factors that drive Yammer use in their respective organisations. enterprise 2.0

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. Foster 21st Century skills that will help them to optimally participate in the network. ” That’s a result.

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What makes a good online learning experience?

Dont Waste Your Time

Distance learning students often say they don’t feel connected or part of the University or course because of these distances, so think about including some getting-to-know-you or group activities , give them opportunities to meet each other (virtually) and grow their own learning network (PLN). This is not always easy as the platform (Blackboard, Moodle, FutureLearn, Udacity, etc.)

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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. have taught in the central Maine district R.S.U. #19 for over ten years and have had students provide tech support for all of that time. For Educators

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.

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.

Social media for engagement #jiscinform

Dont Waste Your Time

Whilst reading the excellent JISC Inform newsletter (I’ve not paid this enough attention in the past – I will from now on!) I read the article on ‘social media for engagement’ Go read it now! “The role of social media has the potential to extend beyond learning and teaching to support student engagement in the broadest sense. ” .

Facebook Guide for Educators

Dont Waste Your Time

support subject teaching across the curriculum, support out of school hours learning, encourage informal social learning, enable easy communication between students, teachers and parents, and to. support the development of digital citizenship skills . Social Media and the Classroom. ” “The guide aims to be practical and hands on, but is not exhaustive.

50 Most Influential HE Professionals Using Social Media

Dont Waste Your Time

For a month or two JISC has been asking for names and nominations to a new list they’ve been producing – 50 Most Influential HE Professionals Using Social Media. “The final line-up – chosen by a panel of social media experts, including award-winning social media editor for Times Higher Education Chris Parr, Insider Higher Ed journalist and blogger Eric Stoller, and Teacher Training Videos founder Russell Stannard, as well as Jisc’s David Kernohan and Sarah Knight – features an impressive mix of academics alongside vice-chancellors, librarians and IT and support staff.”

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

Facebook as an “interactive learning resource”?

Dont Waste Your Time

While this article is a good summary of art and design use of ‘studio space’ and how Facebook is a better medium than most traditional VLEs, it highlights the basic conflict of internal (owned) vs. external (unregulated) tools while offering a brief insight into how other disciplines ‘could’ use the social network (not for networking purposes).  link].

Book Review: “Using Social Media in the Classroom” #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

Regular readers will know I have an interest in using, and understanding how we can use, Social Media and Social Networks with students and learning. It is also about using the different tools and techniques for learning and Social Media and Social Networks are a valuable source of learning materials from many different cultures and backgrounds.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

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. Content.

Technology – Distraction or Opportunity?

Dont Waste Your Time

“It’s best to embrace the technology and work with your educational technologist or instructional designer to determine the best tools and methodologies to enhance your course with technology and support the course objectives.” Technology BYOD EdTech Education Education Technology eLearning Facebook Learning Technology Social Learning Social Media Social Network Tablet Twitter

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?

Book review: The Social Leadership Handbook @julianstodd

Dont Waste Your Time

“What we know today will get us to tomorrow, but we’ll have to learn more again tomorrow to keep ahead … welcome to the Social Age, where change is constant and we live in constant beta.” But, with the constant bombardment of new technologies, new networks, new applications to old techniques, etc. once we have mastered the skills, we continue to refine them.

“I make, therefore I learn”

Dont Waste Your Time

From this exposure to social learning  and from the shared experience in helping Sue and Chrissi run the course I was privileged to be invited  to work with them again. Everyday I write emails, attend meetings, take notes, support staff, advise colleagues, demonstrate systems, deliver workshops, etc. As a Learning Technologist I tend to make or create things. My biggest ‘Ah ha!’

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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 Survival of Higher Education’ by @timbuckteeth

Dont Waste Your Time

read about so many examples of teachers and educators trying new and different approaches to engagement and ‘learning’  yet the common theme of all the posts is the seemingly lack of support from their management and/or school authority. However, there is evidence that students begin to support each other when they share the same online space and have mutual goals to achieve.”

unesco: opportunities, threats & challenges of #mLearning #mlw2013

Ignatia Webs

implications of mLearning teacher roles: need to evolve to encompass wide-ranging support for informal learning (teachers must get more experience with mobile learning) strong guidance on aspects of personal safety and security issues (trust, safe learning environment, what does it mean for female immigrants to dive into social media networks.)

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.

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.

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! 1. Apply eLearning.