The Social Learning Revolution & What it means for Higher Education

Jane Hart

Here are the slides I used for my closing keynote at the WCET Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado last week. Social learning I’ve added a few pieces of text to make the slideset a bit more understandable. For more information about the resources we are building to help university and college students acquire the new skills and [.].

The Social Learning Revolution and 3 ways that L&D are re-thinking their practices

Jane Hart

Here are the slides I used – they include some small pieces of text to explain them. Links to some of the references are shown below The Social [.]. Social learning On Monday 16th September I was invited to present at a small workshop at the GREATLX International Conference on Games and TEL, in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Boiling the backchannel

E-Learning Provocateur

Putting the presenter’s handle on the last slide is comically late. Put it on the first slide instead, and in the official program too. Conference organisers need to know that any self-respecting Tweeter will withhold social mention of this imposture in protest.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Whether it be via the online discussion forum, on one of the associated social media groups, or at a local meetup, suddenly you are introduced to a world of people who are passionate and knowledgeable about the topic.

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ASTD TechKnowledge 2013, Day 2

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Can record you via a web cam, your voice and also you can upload slides – presentation for example. Able to zoom in on certain slides or even the presenter. While you can cut “scenes”, you can not move them around i.e. the slides to a different point in the timeline, nor the presenter – as in they are in the middle and you want to move them to the beginning. Oh, and communities of practice, which you have in your social?

3 emerging services of the L&D Department

Jane Hart

As I prepare myself for an upcoming meeting on the Future of Workplace Learning, I have put together a simple slide to show what I see as 3 emerging services of the future L&D department. Social learning Content Production Service - creating courses and resources Learning Concierge Service – identifying one-size-fits-one solutions for ad hoc performance problems [.].

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

Effects like fade-outs and slide-transitions can be employed to increase visual appeal. Harness social media. Social media can be a great learning tool and using it judiciously can hasten the learning curve of your learners – while on a shoe-string budget.

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Video Learning Platforms

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2013 - LMSs are not the only learning system in town. Video content management system – this is where all your wonderful videos get housed, including audio podcasts (some offer this feature too), audio, slides, etc. Synch documents, slides with your presentation.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

As Scott McCormick stated in his recent presentation at mLearnCon 2013, 10 Essentials for Successful Mobile Learning Implementation , re-imagination is the first and the most important aspect to consider. Mayra Aixa Villar.

Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

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Office 2013 with PowerPoint 2013 OR. PowerPoint 2013. If you do not have PowerPoint 2013, sorry you are out of luck. On the plus side if you have it, it will work with both 32 bit and PPT 2013 and 64 bit and PPT 2013. It immediately places it into the slide.

Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Simultaneously record narration, capture screen motion, and synchronize audio with slides and timed objects. Improved Social Media Engagement Instantly enable social conversations within Adobe Captivate courses with the enhanced Twitter widget. by Kevin Siegel. In the good old days, software companies released major upgrades to their products every 2-3 years. Like it or not, the upgrade cycles have gotten shorter and shorter. How long was it between Adobe Captivate 5 and 6?

Workshop Resources

Kapp Notes

Recently, I had the chance to conduct a fun and engaging workshop called Innovative Learning Techniques: Games, Social Learning and Interactive Stories. Here are the slides from the workshop. It was a long workshop so there are two decks of slides. Thinking About Social Media.

Facilitators: Make Your Virtual Training Stick

Bottom-Line Performance

Don’t just show slide after slide… get people involved and use a mix of different features. Will you send out your slides? Set up an internal social network (a basic Yammer setup is free) and encourage participants to log in and discuss during your webinar.

ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

ASTD ICE Slides. The location is awesome and the workshop will be as well if the workshop at ASTD ICE 2013 is any indication. Additionally, Diana helped Ramzi with the slides and the presentation. Talking gamification and games with Silvia Llacera at ASTD 2013.

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MOOCs: Flipping the Corporate Classroom

Your Training Edge

So why does so much of corporate training still involve an instructor flipping through a seemingly endless PowerPoint slide deck? Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

Remember Recency?

Integrated Learnings

A fill-in-the-blank slide. A really simple approach I’ve seen is to simply end an eLearning lesson with a slide that restates some of the critical information from the training, perhaps with blanks learners must fill in to prompt them to recall (and further process) that knowledge themselves. Another simple approach is to create a slide with a few reflective questions about the content. Social accountability. By Shelley A. Gable.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Course discussion forums are the most basic type of social platform used in MOOCs, but they are powerful tools and almost all MOOCs have them.

The Future of E-Learning – Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

In looking back at my forecasts for 2013, I ended up accurately predicating nine out of the ten forecasts. Gamification – In 2013, it came out of nowhere (from a learning an e-learning perspective), even surpassing mobile advancements and I see no slowing down.

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New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

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Here is how these new rankings will work throughout 2013: Debut this month, update in July, final top 25 in Dec. They are reporting that in March 2013 you will be able to output to HTML5. Everyone loves lists. Lists for the best books written in 1899 (right?),

Workshop Resources

Kapp Notes

Recently, I had the chance to conduct a fun and engaging workshop called Innovative Learning Techniques: Games, Social Learning and Interactive Stories. Here are the slides from the workshop. It was a long workshop so there are two decks of slides. Thinking About Social Media.

Webinar Recap: How Yammer Uses Mindflash For Training

Mindflash

Yammer is an enterprise social network used by the vast majority of Fortune 500 companies to improve team collaboration, empower and engage employees, and overall just connect different parts of companies together. E-learning Social Learning social media yammer

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

DAVID WEINBERGER | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013. Social Media: An Interview STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012. Negating the learner in the learning process GEORGE SIEMENS | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2013. STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013.

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Message to Current Knoodle Customers

Mindflash

We learned with you today that the Knoodle learning platform will be shutting down on May 7, 2013. You’ll enjoy powerful functionality like simple, template-driven quiz creation, slide narration and trainee surveys.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Learning is social. Today’s teenager] “wants to socialize instead of communicate,” Tammy Savage, group manager of Microsoft’s NetGen division, said in a recent interview. Know-how (creative skills, social practices, tacit knowing-as-doing, experience).

LMS Ecosystems – The next big thing

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billion (Walmart, end of fiscal year ending in January 2013). Maybe they found a LMS that included social and performance management (assuming that is what they wanted). I loved the term that vendors started to push in 2012 and continue to do so in 2013 – “scalability” It makes me laugh. Social Learning – you can tie this back into the apps – that is how I would do it.

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: what to do during an event

Good To Great

Likewise, if the speaker provides a list of tips or takeaways, it’s easier to upload a photo of the slide rather than transcribe all the points before the speaker moves on. Learning and training Tips and examples collaboration conference social media

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Product Review: Knoodle

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Once you add slides or media, it goes to your Library – which is fine, but to add more you have to use the buttons. Under Slides. After you select create – which you can do after adding media or slides, the screen changes to. . On the side toolbar: Add/edit slides.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

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Empower on the other hand does work, since it is a self-contained product and does not directly go into PowerPoint 2010 (but you can upload PowerPoint slides into it). Channel – of course if your company blocks all social media sites – I guess you are hitting the Snap!

Share and share alike

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This slideshow was translated by Thomas Ramirez Zumaran, and it has already attracted around 8,000 views in addition to my original slideshow (currently over 58,000 views) on my slide deck collection on Slideshare.

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: a before-during-after guide

Good To Great

Learning and training Tips and examples collaboration conference social mediaOver the past few months, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on how I use Twitter, observing how others use it and actively trying to improve my use of it.

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Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Yesterday I participated in two fabulous webinars, each with a different focus, yet both with social learning themes. During each I was asked about some of the tools I use personally to get the most from social media–and ultimately learn as much as I can.

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Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List

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I viewed a SuccessFactors presentation – put on by the company to me and saw that they listed their platform as a human capital management system (it appeared on a slide). . Their own mini description under their name in Google, “ The only HR vendor to offer a complete portfolio which includes; talent, learning, workforce, payroll, analytics, mobile and social delivered via SaaS, on-premise.”

Brilliant backchannel tweeting: a before-during-after guide

Good To Great

Learning and training Tips and examples collaboration conference social mediaOver the past few months, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on how I use Twitter, observing how others use it and actively trying to improve my use of it.

How to MOOC: Bite-Sized Content

Your Training Edge

In MOOCs, content delivery can take many forms, including videos, documents, slide shows, audio podcasts, whiteboard animations, and even live virtual webinars with real-time commenting and participation. In a recent blog on the Lectora site, elearning and social media expert Kristen Marshall identified 10 components of online courses that can easily be presented in bite-sized chunks: Videos. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

The importance of synchronicity

Clive on Learning

While I would still look to provide the maximum flexibility for the learner by providing resources online and allowing collaboration to take place asynchronously (through email, forums, social networks, blogs, etc), I now understand that live events are going to add something really significant to the blend. Far better to provide a video or narrated slide show.