SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

eLearning 24-7

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.

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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.

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Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?

Bottom-Line Performance

What does Hoarders have to do with Sharepoint collaboration spaces and training? Don’t get me wrong, SharePoint is tool that can work to support learning quite well. One of the benefits of a collaboration space like SharePoint is that many people can share and upload content.

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SharePoint Templates for Academic Departments

Tony Karrer

One of my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was “Lots of SharePoint”. I received the following inquiry in between the time I finished writing my predictions and when it went live: I found your post, SharePoint Examples , regarding finding others using SP in training organizations. I actually don’t know where to find templates that might go behind the kinds of use cases that I discuss in Using SharePoint or that is described above.

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Competentum launches ShareKnowledge LMS 3.1 for Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-5, Competentum launches the newest, most advanced learning. management system (LMS) based on Microsoft® Corporation’s SharePoint® 2010 and 2007 versions, that is specifically. designed for corporate e-Learning.

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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

October 23, 2008 Using Toolkits to Aggregate Learning Resources , February 6, 2009 Enterprise Wiki as Intranet - a success story , September 20, 2007 Lurking and loafing , March 9, 2010 Activities, Workflows and Structured Wikis (Augmented Social Cognition) , February 9, 2009 Wikis for Improving Productivity - Experiencing eLearning , June 10, 2008 Wiki's For Professional Development - Learnadoodledastic , September 26, 2007 One more time: what's the difference between a blog and a wiki?

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Analysis of ProtoSphere/Lync Integration

Kapp Notes

Last week, ProtonMedia made a formal announcement about a project I first reported on in September of this year that ProtoSphere, the 3D enterprise collaboration and learning tool, is now fully integrated with Microsoft’s Lync Server 2010. as ProtoSphere Lync Edition 2010. Event.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc. If an organization has SharePoint and InGenius, my preference would be that social interaction occurs in SharePoint. InGenius should integrate into SharePoint.

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Collaborative Learning: Strengthen Your Team

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Use SharePoint. by AJ George.   A group of your team members has just wrapped up some training. Now that the learning is finished, it's time to get right to work, right ? Wrong! The training itself is just the first step.

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eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

I recently posted my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 and did a presentation on the topic. SharePoint We had some very interesting exchange around SharePoint. But I had to share the comment: When I train on SharePoint, the biggest issues is that people don't understand what's possible. I really think that’s a big source of SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals.

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Selling Social Learning – Be a Jack

Tony Karrer

Instead, one of the things that I Learned about Learning in 2009 and was an important eLearning Predictions for 2010 was to “Be a Jack”. I was just reading a post - Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media.

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Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Forecasted that the worldwide virtual conference market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 56% between the period of 2010 and 2015 and to generate $18.6

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Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Lync has been designed to work with Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Exchange, which reduces end-user adoption hurdles. Source Microsoft Lync: A New Name for a New Generation of Unified Communications Solutions ) 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Space In relation to the announcement of Microsoft Lync, ProtonMedia announced that its ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment for the high-performance workplace will support the new Microsoft Lync Server 2010.

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Are apps the future of e-learning?

Clive on Learning

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.

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Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

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. Hello from sunny Los Angeles.

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Acrobat: X-citing News!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There will be improved scanning results, better OCR, integration with SharePoint technology, a better in-browser PDF experience and an Action Wizard that will blow you away with its power and flexibility. by David R. Mankin     There's something exciting in the Adobe world, and it's about to hit the shelves of your favorite software store. Adobe recently announced the pending release of the Acrobat X family of software.

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Writing & Grammar: A Brief History of Editing

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Word 2007 and 2010 solve that with an elegant green double-strikethrough and double-underline format with links between the moved from and moved to locations. Do you use a shared network drive, or Sharepoint, or cloud computing to complete your reviews? by Jennie Ruby. Editing continues to be one of the last processes in writing and publishing to be done on a computer. I still meet editors who have never tracked a change or typed a comment in Word.

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When to LMS

Clark Quinn

SharePoint, as Harold Jarche points out on a comment to a subsequent Dave post ). Dave Wilkins , who I admire, has taken up the argument for the LMS in a long post , after a suite of posts (including mine ). I know Dave ‘gets’ the value of social learning, but also wants folks to recognize the current state of the LMS, where major players have augmented the core LMS functions with social tools, tool repositories, and more.

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Industry Happenings in 3D

Kapp Notes

ProtoSphere integrates with Microsoft SharePoint to produce a live, "humanized," avatar-driven portal experience around self-service enterprise resource planning transactions. A number of exciting things are happening in 3D space. Caspian Learning just released a new version of its Thinking Worlds 3D software. This is version 3.3. According to the press release: The new additions to Thinking Worlds 3.3

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

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What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Who needs to be confined by the likes of SharePoint when you can easily see how everything is related? I nnovations in computing used to trickle down from business and government to consumers. Mainframes evolved into personal computers.

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Reflections on Web 2.0 Expo

Clark Quinn

I also was intrigued to see Microsoft showing the Fuse team rather then SharePoint. Last October I toured the expo associated with O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 Conference, and had the chance again this week. Somehow, it didn’t feel as vibrant. Still, there were some interesting developments. A couple of companies were there who I talked about last time, including Blue Kiwi (who I didn’t visit this time) and Vignette (who I did visit, unintentionally).

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Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

See First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning for the first Best of Post for the year. This post covers the Best of from January 15, 2010 to January 31, 2010. The Secret to Podcasting Like a Pro - Learning Putty , January 25, 2010 The word “podcasting” strikes a certain fear and awe into the hearts of many trainers. The eLearning Coach , January 25, 2010 As a learning professional, it’s important to stay fresh and current.

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February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

February 1, 2010 to February 27, 2010. Rethinking Open Data - OReilly Radar , February 1, 2010. 10 Ways to Build Social Media Expertise Using Personal Web Projects - HarvardBusiness.org , February 2, 2010. The Class” – parody of The Office - Digital Ethnography , February 7, 2010. Secure Websites in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , February 9, 2010. Data not drugs - OReilly Radar , February 11, 2010.

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2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal SharePoint. Social SharePoint 2010, eRoom/Documentum. 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.

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Snake Oil 2.0: Lipstick on a pig

Jay Cross

Dan Pontefract, over at TELUS , puts it succinctly: This is why we need to federate the LMS into the ‘collaboration’ platform, be it Jive, SharePoint, Connections, Confluence, whatever. Several large LMS companies added “informal learning&# to their sales shticks this week.

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Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

February 1, 2010 to February 14, 2010. Netiquette: a handy guide for online students - Dont Waste Your Time , February 8, 2010 Based on a Guide from the LSC (Lake Superior College) wiki of netiquette for their online students. How to effectively architect information for your elearning course - Free as in Freedom , February 6, 2010 As Instructional Designers, its always a challenge to balance meaningful instruction with information. February 3, 2010.

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Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

She currently leads training at General Mills for Standard Desktop Applications, SharePoint, and New Hire Orientation. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better?

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Driving the Informal with the Formal

Big Dog, Little Dog

Once the learners have learned to capture Lessons Learned and then actually put it to practice, they need to move them to a storage site, such as a wiki or SharePoint so others may learn from them.

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Go straight to the finish line

Jay Cross

What’s Old is New Again , Allison Rossett and James Marshall, T+D Magazine, January 2010. Disruptive Innovations and Organizational Change , Irving Wladawsky-Berger, January 2010.

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CLO Summit

Janet Clarey

SharePoint is more commonly used than I thought. I had the pleasure of speaking at the marcus evans CLO Summit in Georgia last week. The other presenters and most of the attendees were directors, VPs, or CLOs. There were also several solution providers that I had the pleasure of catching up with or meeting for the first time too. The venue was a winery and resor t 50 miles North of Atlanta. It was an intimate event…probably about 100-150 people total.

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Fourth Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

Dom provides an explanation of how ProtoSphere is deeply integrated with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and SharePoint 2010. In the fourth “Learning in 3D Class” we had the opportunity to visit within the virtual world of ProtoSphere.

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Get your Geek on for a Free Houston Event: August 25, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Take an e-Learning Break

Topics covered include: Microsoft Office 2010. SharePoint 2010. Exchange 2010. This free event will highlight the latest in IT Process Management, Adobe, Cisco and Microsoft Technologies. You'll be able to choose your own learning path by attending educational breakout sessions that are relevant to your specific needs. Also enjoy a complimentary lunch and be eligible to win terrific prizes! Windows Server 2008 R2. And more. Agenda: [link]. Register: [link

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First week of 2012

Moodle Journal

SharePoint Guide If you have been following this blog then you will know that we are in the process of adopting SharePoint as part of our Moodle deployment solution. Should you be in need of a SharePoint guide then take a look at this pdf from MicroSoft.

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2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool Tool Set 2009 Knowledge Work Types LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers SharePoint Using SharePoint SharePoint Examples SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 Long Tail Long Tail Blogging is Dying? It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is.

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