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. Many of us have unwanted or unused Facebook, Myspace, Flickr or Bebo accounts 'out there' that we haven't visited or done anything with for a very long time.

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

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.

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? Or have you ever thought about adding one of your students as your Facebook friend? Before online social networks were created questions like this really never came up.

Social networking puzzle

Janet Clarey

I was tweaking my LinkedIn profile and saw this… Tags: Uncategorized LinkedIn totally random WTF

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.

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.

My Crowded Social Network

Vignettes Learning

social networking rapid e-learning Web 2.0 It is not in the number of connections. It is the few valuable connections that matter. In fact avoid the crowd, seek out the few.

Facebook Fatigue?

Kapp Notes

An article, Teens Experiencing Facebook Fatigue , provided some interesting findings about the social networking site, Facebook. According to the article: A survey of 600 teens ages 13 to 17 in late April found that teens spend two hours per day online on average, 80% of which is spent using a social network. These same teens are, however, showing signs of “Facebook Fatigue.”

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. Facebooksocial networking site. Some observations: The top 10 is like a who’s who of social and informal learning tools.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. Social Networking: The Future. Where is social networking headed next?

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. That said – I’m still under the impression that my central eLearning Predictions for 2010 is going to come true. At the end of the year, we will be saying: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” But I also thought I’d cheat and use what eLearning Learning is telling me the hotter topics are for the first 3 months of 2010.

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.

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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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.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable. Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Just about every model, trend, and best practice in the field supports one of the phases of ADDIE. So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE.

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2010: The year we fake contact

Learning with e's

Social networking tools create contacts. Do I need to have any kind of connection with my Facebook 'friends' beyond the fact that we are linked on the site? And if you did meet them in the street, they wouldn't have 'Facebook user' stamped on their foreheads that's for sure.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. That said, across the board for all Big Dog systems, their social learning functionality was weak. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year.

Advice to Teachers in Florida: Don't use Facebook with Students

Kapp Notes

So rather than teach teachers or students how to intelligently use social media tools to communicate(like people do in corporations or in everyday social interactions), a school in Florida decided to advise against such silly and dangerous Web 2.0 It seems to me that Facebook just made the inappropriate actions public, those teachers doing inappropriate things aren't going to stop doing those things just because they aren't on Facebook.

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. There are two types of people in the world.

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). iTunes, iTunes University, Facebook, MySpace, CD, web server & more. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool. Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

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.

Tech Quick Look: The shrinking social world…

Bottom-Line Performance

The following infographic by Vincenzo Cosenza does a great job of showing how Facebook is becoming the dominant social network across the world. While Twitter and LinkedIn are also making strides, Facebook growth has been much more rapid.

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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?

Catching the mood

Learning with e's

The current issue (June) of The Psychologist features an interesting article on research into the affective affordances of social networks. The authors further claim that the social ties don't even need to be very strong for this to occur. 2010) Our Emotional Neighbourhoods.

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.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Susan Nash December 27, 2010 5:14 PM Christoforos Online said.

Tech Quick Look: The shrinking social world…

Bottom-Line Performance

The following infographic by Vincenzo Cosenza does a great job of showing how Facebook is becoming the dominant social network across the world. While Twitter and LinkedIn are also making strides, Facebook growth has been much more rapid.

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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

Social media – big in 2010 for L&D…or not

From the Coleface

At this time of year, there’s loads of commentators talking about emerging trends in L&D in 2010. Chances are that you’ve read a few that say that social media will be the big thing, and in particular the use of on-line communities to share learning. The key question for any organisation/ L&D department planning to use social media as a key part of its learning mix is: “Why do you think the passive recipients will feel motivated to become active recipients?”

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.

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.