November 2011 in review

Jane Hart

As we count down to the big holiday season for Christmas and New Year, here is my review of November 2011. Social learning

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Key social learning resources: Part 6 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Continuing my series of key social learning resources, here is this week’s selection. 1- In Jane Bozarth’s Nuts and Bolts column for Learning Solutions Magazine, this month she provides an excerpt from the eLearning Guild’s Report, Social Media for Learning.

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The Social Learning Community

Jane Hart

Yesterday I launched the Social Learning Community – a new Community of Practice intended for those interested in the use of social media to work and learn smarter. This is a place where you can join discussions, ask questions, share links, experiences and events with others about social learning – whether it be in education or [.]. Social learning

Key social learning resources: Part 11 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

My weekly Monday round-up of key social learning resources was interrupted last week by my Top 100 Tools 2011 posting , but this week we are back on track with a five more valuable articles and postings. Recently Yammer announced new social features. Social learning

October 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

As I’ve mentioned lots of them in my continuing series of postings on Key Social Learning Resources, here I want to pick out just five more. Social learningI’ve added over 50 links to interesting articles and resources in my Reading List in October.

Key social learning resources: Part 7 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here are 5 more resources I’ve found this week that look at different social approaches to working and learning. . 1 – The first one this week is an article I wrote for the E-Learning Council, Social Media + Learning = more than Social Learning.

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.

Key social learning resources: Part 8 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here are 5 more resources this week that look at social approaches to working and learning – and in particular the new mindset required. Social media is about people, not technology. Social learning

Key social learning resources: Part 9 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

A nice selection of posts about social learning and social media for learning this week. Social learning

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. No wonder so many people I meet consider e-learning as something to be endured, rather than enjoyed. You can see the 2011 Reading List here.

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Key social learning resources: Part 5 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

My 4-part series of curated resources for TrainingZone’s Social Learning month in September has proved to be quite popular, and I have been asked by a number of people if I would continue my weekly round-up of social learning resources. Social learning

Key social learning resources: part 12 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Social learning

Avoiding Anarchy in Social Learning

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of commentators writing about social learning today stress the importance of keeping it free from rules or overarching control. Self-directed learning is the best. Central to these tenets of social learning is the importance of keeping things unfettered.

Key social learning resources: Part 14 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

There have been lots of interesting articles and posts this week about social learning and the use of social media for learning. Although the term “social learning” isn’t actually mentioned in… Read the rest. Social learning

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. Tweet.

August 2011 Review

Jane Hart

But here are my 5 picks for August: Managing learning: feel the need to manage learning , Charles Jennings, presentation to elearning network, July 2011. For the plugged-in, too many choices , Stephanie Rosenbloom, New York Times, 10 August 2011.

Impressions of the Masie Learning 2011 Conference

Dashe & Thomson

Last week I was fortunate to attend the Learning 2011 conference, organized every year by Elliott Masie. Mobile Technology: The Future of Learning? ” I think there are some exciting opportunities around mobile learning, but a few obstacles, too.

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My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

This is the 5th year I have been building a Top 100 Tools for Learning list (based on the Top 10 Tools contributions of learning professionals worldwide), so I thought it would be interesting to compare my choices in the first year I ran the activity in 2007, with my choices today.

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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. Tweet.

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Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace

Dashe & Thomson

The training industry has seen plenty of debate around whether or not organizations can and should take steps to strengthen social learning. Everyone agrees that social learning is very important and that somewhere between 70% and 80% of all learning is done socially and/or informally.

2011: My year in blog posts, presentations and other resources

Jane Hart

This is my second blog post reviewing 2011. In January I published my Social Learning Handbook (both as a paperback and a PDF). Its main premise was that social learning happens all the time … Read the rest. Social learning

June 2011 Review

Jane Hart

Learning is the new work , Jay Cross, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, 13 June 2011. Joining is important to social learning , Dennis Callahan, Learnstreaming, 17 June 2011. Four things L&D must do to stay relevant Part 1 , Donald Taylor, 17 June 2011.

CIPD’s HRD 2011 – Good Show!

Upside Learning

Last week we had an exhibition stand at CIPD’s HRD 2011 at Olympia London – our very first ‘outing’ in the UK. It turned out to be a great show for us with executives from several blue chip companies visiting our stand to discuss their performance and learning challenges.

Social learning in action at #elnil

Jane Hart

The topic was Making the most of informal learning. After a couple of Pecha Kucha presentations, Nic Laycock and I ran a session on Using social media in informal learning. How can you encourage/help/support others to use social media tools for their informal learning?

Do you really need separate social learning tools or platforms in the workplace? Part 1

Jane Hart

We are hearing a lot about new social learning tools and platforms that are becoming available – but do you really need them in the workplace? Social learning

2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalised

Jane Hart

Yesterday, I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to share their Top 10 Tools and help me compile this, the 5th annual survey of learning tools. Social learningIn the last few days of voting there was a surge of contributions (both online and by email) that brought the number of contributions to 531.

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Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory.

Thinking through social learning

Clark Quinn

In preparation for our webinar with Citrix and the eLearning Guild, I’ve been thinking through the benefits of learning socially, specifically for formal learning. And you submit it, say, in formal learning, and eventually may get feedback from an instructor.

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The Social Learning Handbook is now available

Jane Hart

I am very pleased to announce that my Social Learning Handbook: A practical guide to using social media to work and learn smarter is now available to purchase as a paperback book on Lulu - You can go to directly to the relevant page by clicking here.

Social Learning Lessons: Tales from 7th Grade Biology

Dashe & Thomson

Little did I know that Mr. Froelich would become one of my favorite teachers of all time…not so much for what he taught me, but for what he allowed me to learn. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but it can be, leading to less than optimal learning.

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Key social learning resources: Part 10 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

I have just returned from Las Vegas where I hosted the Management Xchange stage at DevLearn, so this week I am going to link to 3 presentations that were given by Internet Time Alliance principals during that time that focused on the topic of managing learning in the new networked, social enterprise. Social learning

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Level 2: Learning. He says unless one or more of the learning objectives?knowledge, with a post-test to measure learning for the entire program. View all posts by Barbara → ← Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? Who’s Building the Social Learning Roads?

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). It refers to learning that occurs though the peer-to-peer or person-to-person exchange of ideas.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

Angry Birds – the game – can certainly be used as a model for eLearning; it has all the attributes that make for effective game-based learning: immediate rewards and feedback, increasingly challenging tasks, focus on action and decision-making.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 technologies into our training programs, but rarely do we find a client that wants to create a robust learning environment comprised of both formal and informal components.