Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Social Learning Social Networking

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Cammy Bean’s latest blog post provides many ideas as well as real-life examples for Using Social Media for Learning. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In no realm has this been more evident than in our constant encouragement of the use of internal social media networks as a crucial benefit-multiplier for any employee training project. So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

View all posts by Paul → ← How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. The point is, Tweet Deck gives me a completely customizable, real-time social learning feed.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] January 2011 January 2-5, 2011 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 12 th , Bangalore, India. link] or [link] January 28-29, 2011 Educa , Helsinki, Finland.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This ever-changing technological landscape is currently held captive by social media, and for good reason. Are people still just people, customers still customers, and social media simply tools we can all add to our ever-growing belt?

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m merely attempting to show how confusing this new world of social media is.

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What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? by Paul on March 23, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Opening weekend of March Madness is over.

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Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? Do instructional designers in the Social Digital Age need an engineering background?

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In particular, Weber talks about the power of human interaction in teaching (aka social learning): Interpersonal intelligence engages others best in curious, equitable, and caring situations. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

So, here’s my leap from that “over-the-partition” informal learning scenario to how social media can support social learning: YouTube (in other words, video learning). Guess who else is getting in the social media game? Social Media.

Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Award winners for 2011. The 2011 Open Source Commercial System of the Year goes to . AICC/SCORM/IMS. Some social learning functions. Its lack of mobile learning (as I define it) and lack of social learning, hurt it – but in looking at the entire space, nobody seemed overly hardcore in pushing this aspect. CertPoint was a consideration as well, and they do offer mobile learning with some social learning. 2011 Commercial System of the Year.

Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads? I’m merely attempting to show how confusing this new world of social media is.

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Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

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Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

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Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience.

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Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace.

Dashe & Thomson

Just as the corporate world thought they had caught up to adult learning norms with the adoption of eLearning, and some with blended learning, along comes social learning. All three are needed to cause a social epidemic, but Mavens are the first of the few.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

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Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I’m here to tell you its not. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Social Media Chats Jumpstart the Conversation.

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Digital Curation Conference: Public?

Measuring Project Success: Thoughts for the Training Professional.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read. Jim May 4, 2011 at 6:42 pm # Glad you found the post helpful, Jeff!

Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning? Only recently has the training industry begun to tap into this realm of informal, social learning.

Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Train Your Client On Training.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? View all posts by Paul → ← Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool?

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The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Brendan January 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm # Thanks for listing us!

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Brendan January 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm # Thanks for listing us!

My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

IM chats provide an open channel to have a continuing presence. socialConversations are the engine of business. Seriously. How many problems are solved by saying “go talk to <so-and-so>&# , or ideas sparked by conversations around the water cooler? How many times has a chance conversation ended up leading to a new product, service, acquisition, or more? The conversations can be of many types: with co-workers, managers, subordinates, customers, stakeholders.

Rx for SMEs

Dashe & Thomson

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Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? by Paul on January 7, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , social learning People love to learn.