The Web 3.0 Social Network

Learning with e's

I hope you enjoy it. :-) For many people the Social Web is simply far too complex to organise. They fail to make optimum use of their social network because they don't know enough about its potential. tool that will give you more time by doing your social networking for you.

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning. However, beyond a few well-publicised success stories, there is a shortage of social learning initiatives which have been sustained beyond the initial launch. This workshop is suited for HR professionals who want to understand and make social learning a success in their organisations. Building a business case for social learning.

Online Social Networks Will Never Die!

E-Learning Acupuncture

Have you ever sat down and given some thought about using an online social network in your teaching? Before online social networks were created questions like this really never came up. Each of my social networks is separated from the other with very infrequent overlaps.

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning. However, beyond a few well publicised success stories, there is a shortage of social learning initiatives which have been sustained beyond the initial launch. This workshop is suited for HR professionals who want to understand and make social learning a success in their organisations. Building a business case for social learning.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. Delicious – social bookmarking tool. Facebook – social networking site. Some observations: The top 10 is like a who’s who of social and informal learning tools.

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My 1-liners from TEDxCanberra 2010

E-Learning Provocateur

Pete Williams recounted how social networking aided the residents of Flowerdale after the Black Saturday bushfires. And finally, Professor McGorry (yes, the 2010 Australian of the Year) outlined his revolutionary approach to the treatment and prevention of mental illness.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” They didn’t really use the language of social learning.

2010

Jay Cross

Take advantage of convergence of informal learning and social networks. The Big Question. What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year? Make the case for learnscapes in HBR, CIO, other management arenas. Become a tip-top webinar leader and public speaker.

IT Manager's Guide to Social Networking - Free eBook

Take an e-Learning Break

Like it or not, your end users are probably using their computers and mobile devices to access social networking applications like Facebook and Twitter. While valuable tools for networking and keeping in touch, social networking sites can also expose your users to online malware. Download this Internet.com eBook for advice on keeping your users safe, help developing a social networking policy, and tips on how to make the most of social networking tools.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Recap

Upside Learning

Learning is fast turning Social, Informal, & Mobile. That’s the message I’ve been hearing loud & clear from Learning Technologies 2010. Jane ( @c4lpt ) has really been on the forefront of everything related to Social Learning. social learning environment by Peter Butler.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 4

Upside Learning

Social Networking: The Future. Where is social networking headed next? 6 Reasons Why Social Games Are The Next Advertising Frontier. Advertising in social games has increased by 60 percent since 2009. Speakers at the Social Gaming Summit explain why.

2010: The year we fake contact

Learning with e's

Social networking tools create contacts. I guess it's fine if you want to feel popular, but ultimately, I think it's all just a big fake having so many 'friends' on your social networking site. Tags: MySpace 2010 Plurk friending FaceBook Bebo

Be a star in your digital constellation

Spark Your Interest

One of the challenges of social media is the ongoing addition of new tools to play with in addition to managing the ones that change if you’ve invested time in using them (like delicious ). This is a more social type of aggregator. Image via Wikipedia.

Jeff Cobb’s New State of Association eLearning Report

Web Courseworks

As the explosion of social networking takes hold of the internet and the dynamics of information sources change, learning has taken on a new trend of being increasingly learner-centric. Professional Development social networking YouTube

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). I have listed down a few books that have shaped my thinking over the last one year.

The 4 lessons Kid Fury teaches us

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m not 100% convinced that a formal Social Media Policy is necessary – especially if your Employee Code of Conduct is up to scratch – but in any case, you need to document what your employees can and can’t do on social media.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Social Learning Content Authoring Tool. Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010. In social networking alone, over 385 sites.

I guess you had to be there – advice on developing a learning strategy

Spark Your Interest

What I found really interesting when I thought about that a little was that this is a micro-example of the contextual nature of learning and I guess of social learning in particular.

Social Networking: A Platform for Training New Managers Online? by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Adoption and use of social networking by younger workers, who will soon be managers and supervisors, is growing rapidly. Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Social Media How can you leverage this technology to ensure they are ready for their new duties?

James Fowler on Social Networks (from Stephen Colbert)

Mark Oehlert

The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c James Fowler www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Economy

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

Organizational Network Analysis: Impact of Proximity on Collaboration

ID Reflections

Today, as I sat reading ( once again ) Informal Learning by Jay Cross in a distant hotel room in Westbrook, Connecticut, the point on Organizational Network Analysis hit me. the ONA demonstrated the extent to which the production division had become separated from the overall network.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Network Learning.

British Telecom Dare2Share case study

Clive on Learning

Here at Learning Technologies 2010 I chaired a fascinating session looking at the learning applications of social media, presented by Jane Hart and British Telecom’s Peter Butler. So, if you’re interested in a great story about how social media can take off in a major corporation, here are the links you need to follow: Written case study at Towards Maturity Podcast of interview on BBC Radio 4 YouTube video produced for the Becta Next Generation Learning @ Work campaign.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

Just why do Aussies, Brits and Italians network so much online?

Clive on Learning

According to a Neilsen report, as quoted in A World of Connections , a special report in The Economist on social networking, in October 2009 the countries in which users spent the most hours using social media were Australia, the UK and Italy. Tags: social networking

Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. There is no question whatsoever that social media is transforming our personal and business lives. Whether or not l&d professionals or senior managers embrace social media doesn't really matter in the long run, because there is no turning back, only futile resistance. Tags: social networking

In response to: Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything

ID Reflections

casual conversations, on social networking sites, during water cooler gossips, in one-on-one conversations with friends.We Words that can jolt me out of my dreamstate are typically social media, training, books, collaboration, instructional design, marketing, movies, Pink Floyd, Phil Collins, Jazz, Elvis, etc. Our takeaways depend on our worldviews, our social context, our gender, age, and all the rest that we lump under the term demographics.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. PLE - “My PLE is where I store all my “keys” to the network. 2010). CLICK HERE to register for PLENK 2010.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. platform coming sometime in Q3 2010.

The LMS and SNS – A Fine Balance

Upside Learning

That the LMS needs to incorporate social learning elements is no longer a point of debate but both a question of survival for the LMS itself and also a test of how the LMS handles the balance of both the elements of training and the ‘networkedness’ of the social learning.

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Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. Sorry I got carried away a bit there :P You can also integrate other social networking API's such as Twitter.

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas! 1 – Need for change in L&D In January 2010 I gave a presentation at Learning Technologies 2010 Conference on The changing face of L&D.    Here I highlighted the fact that social media was beginning to have a big impact on  workplace learning. I called on my Twitter network to help me answer the points made in the email. 

AITD 2010 – spreading good intentions

Janet Clarey

I’m just back from the 2010 Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Conference in Sydney. I facilitated a pre-conference workshop on social media and learning. We collectively created a wiki, explored blogging, Twitter, social networks, etc.

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Working Smarter Fieldbook | September 2010 Edition

Jay Cross

As the pieces of companies become densely interconnected, the differences between knowledge management, training, collaborative learning, organization development, internal communication, and social networking fade away.

Why Twitter is so powerful

Learning with e's

The same applies of course to any other social networking tool, but unlike Facebook for example, Twitter contains very few distractions. For me, the value of Twitter is in tapping into its social critical mass. Tags: connections social networking Twitter FaceBook