April 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

My 2011 Reading List. Trust and networks , Gideon Rosenblatt, Alchemy of Change, 16 April 2011. “Trust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity to get work done.

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January 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

I’ve started off my 2011 Reading List, and this blog posting highlights my top 3 must-reads for January 2011.

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Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. This is a more manageable approach for dealing with the humongous amount of incoming data that social networks generate. Social Learning Google Google Plus Social Networks

March 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

In terms of my professional reading, I added around 25 articles to my 2011 Reading List, but here are 3 that I’ve marked as must-reads. Enterprise collaboration requires critical new skills , Deb Lavoy, CMS Wire, 8 March 2011. How do we unleash the power of networked learning?

The 2011 E-Learning Awards are announced – The eLearning Network

Jane Hart

“The details of the 2011 awards have been announced. via The 2011 E-Learning Awards are announced – The eLearning Network While the categories stay the same, the eLN has been busy in completely simplifying and updating the criteria.&#.

July 2011 Review

Jane Hart

July was Google Plus month – and it was interesting to read the variety of articles and blog posts about this shiny new social networking service. Don’t forget the YOU in social learning , Dennis Callahan, Learnstreaming, July 2011. Future work skills 2020 , July 2011.

May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

But first a review of May 2011. Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work , Tom Gram, Performance X Design, 4 May 2011. Roles in communities of practice , Joitske Hulsebosc, Lasagna and chips, 9 May 2011. The Client knows best , CLO Magazine, 26 May 2011.

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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

The big myth of social networking

E-Learning Provocateur

So while 600 million people are technologically connected on Facebook, practically they aren’t because everyone’s effective network only stretches so far. social networking connectedness effective network Facebook myth network theory Six Degrees of Separation social media

My 1-liners from ElNet 2011

E-Learning Provocateur

conference 1-liners e-learning E-learning Network of Australasia ElNet Workplace E-learning CongressLast week I attended ElNet’s Workplace E-learning Congress in Sydney. As per my tradition, I will share my 1-line takeaways with you here, and I am more than happy to discuss them further.

Devlearn conference 2011: retrospective

Challenge to Learn

Networking. It was a great opportunity to network and I did meet and speak with lots of interesting people. I’m back home after a great DevLearn conference. Looking (and reading) back at the conference there are several things that stick out for me. Atmosphere. This was my second Guild conference (been to Learning Solutions in March) and one thing that really struck me at both conferences is the atmosphere.

2011: A writer’s odyssey

E-Learning Provocateur

2011 was a big year of writing for me, with 2 self-published books and over 40 blog posts. • The big myth of social networking. • ElNet Workplace E-learning Congress 2011. • Top 5 things I hope not to hear in 2011.

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. Why is networking so important anyway? From a personal perspective, networking builds new relationships through which you can share information, answer questions, and make new connections.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

What is different though, for many Millenials – as well as (indeed) for many other older workers – is that they now have quick and easy access to a much wider group of friends and colleagues through their online social networks, who they can call on for help. Tweet.

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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.

Innovate e-Learning through the use of neural networks?

Challenge to Learn

One of the things I picked up was a better understanding of ‘Neural networks’ and how you can teach them to recognize patterns. Neural networks might be able to help us in that direction. You have software that works like a human neural network.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity.

2011: A writer’s odyssey

E-Learning Provocateur

2011 was a big year of writing for me, with 2 self-published books and over 40 blog posts. • The big myth of social networking. • ElNet Workplace E-learning Congress 2011. • Top 5 things I hope not to hear in 2011. My books are available on Amazon , and I have listed the year’s blog posts below for your convenience. Thanks for reading! Social media. • Social media extremism. • Smash your wall. • My Twitter hero.

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My E-learning predictions and plans for 2011 #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

On that community he runs a series of post regarding ‘The big question’ The question of the month is: What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? I don’t think that 2011 will be a year of great transformations but these changes will slowly gain importance. 2011 Moving from the LMS to the workplace. 2011 will be a crucial year for easygenerator. We will drastically increase our partner network and start selling in as many countries as possible.

Top 5 things I hope not to hear in 2011

E-Learning Provocateur

I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn. netiquette 2011 Facebook learning styles LinkedIn PowerPoint TwitterThe title of this article is self explanatory, so here goes… 1. Death by PowerPoint. If you mean “death by bullet point&# then say that instead. PowerPoint is just a tool. A poor tradesman blames his tools. …if we’ve never met. LinkedIn even tells you “Invitations should only be sent to people you know personally&#.

Hierarchical Leadership vs. Networked Leadership

The Performance Improvement Blog

We are witnessing a preference for networks as opposed to hierarchies. Leading a networked organization is very different from leading a hierarchical organization. Harold Jarche, in his blog , talks about the differences between a hierarchy and a networked organization and how that affects leadership. But hierarchies don’t help us manage in networks, whether they be social, value or organizational networks.

eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond

Web Courseworks

This increase in social networking will become a spearhead for increased collaboration and sharing, and also provide a way to bring together different sources of content and educational experiences in one single point of contact.

Creating an e-Learning piranha network!

Challenge to Learn

Last week I was cleaning up my bookcase and I found an old book, called the piranha economy. It is written by three Dutch guys (John Caspers, Guido Hosman and Stefan Verkerk) in 1999. I don’t think it was translated in English and there is no website to link to, so it is really old stuff.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. NETWORKED LEARNING CHARACTERISTICS.

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

Dashe & Thomson

And, this audience is already getting it and will increasingly prefer, expect, and demand virtual “over-the-partition&# learning networks.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] December 6-9, 2010 Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems : Computing, Networking and Services (MOBIQUITOUS), 7 th annual, Sydney, Australia. link] or [link] January 28-29, 2011 Educa , Helsinki, Finland.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. Learning And Social Networks.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. a.k.a.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did.

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An Alternative for Gen Y Networking-Phobics

Mindflash

You’ve probably heard of slow food , maybe slow travel or even slow money , but how about slow networking? Networking is ubiquitous in the business world, but it’s still a polarizing term (not sure about this? Just Google ‘ hate networking’ ).

Create Your Own Twitter-Powered Personal Learning Network

Mindflash

Tap Your Personal Learning Network. Many avid Twitter users use this approach, and many refer to it as tapping into their personal learning network , but perhaps something else is going on here.

Connectivism, Networked Learning, Connective Knowledge course

The E-Learning Curve

George Siemens and Stephen Downes are co-facilitating an online course titled Connectivism, Networked Learning and Connective Knowledge from January 12th 2011. Connectivism, Networked Learning, Connective Knowledge course is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. e-learning Connective Knowledge connectivism elluminate George Siemens learning models learning theory Networked Learning online learning program Stephen Downes university of manitoba

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. Private Social Networks Win Over Public.

8 interesting things at CeBIT

E-Learning Provocateur

Amid all the server boxes and data storage units and networking solutions and management systems, I usually find a few gems that make my attendance worthwhile. I don’t find CeBIT very interesting. I’m not really an IT geek, so for me it’s a bit of a yawn fest.

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Reflecting on my 2011

Jay Cross

The remainder of this post digs into posts, pictures, presentations, and what-not from my 2011. I downloaded the 2011 photos to a USB stick and put them in an electronic picture frame. I asked Working Smarter Daily to display my most prominent posts on Internet Time Blog for 2011.

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