Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Adopting Digital Game-based Learning: Why and How

Upside Learning

I’ve just finished writing a basic paper on adopting DGBL (digital game-based learning). If you liked this paper, please recommend it on your blog, twitter feed, and social bookmarking service. Tags: Game Based Learning Casual Games DGBL Games Technology White Paper

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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. This step also requires planning more than technology.

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

There are many reasons for organizations to adopt peer learning: People remember more of what they learn from one another than from listening to a lecture or reading a document. We have previously explored the technology-enabled learning tools that facilitate social interaction in MOOCs.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. Social Media. Mobile Technologies.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Tetris Effect ) Special Reports 10 Emerging Technologies 2008 (Technology Review): includes Offline Web applications , Connectomics , and reality mining.

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Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki?

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MOOCs and Unbundled Training

Your Training Edge

Agarwal’s vision is a new system that takes advantage of new educational technologies, like MOOCs, to provide the kind of education modern students need: one that emphasizes learning as a lifestyle and takes into account knowledge, skills, and attitudes obtained from many different sources. There are many excellent resources out there, which in the context of a MOOC can be curated and shared through social media, social bookmarking, wikis, and so on.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

What authoring tools, systems, or technologies did you use to create this project? Social Media included Twitter, Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. This time does not include ongoing learner support using social media and Intranet pages. Limited staff participation in the social media elements, specifically Twitter. Due to the less-than-expected use of Twitter among staff, there was less participation in the social media elements.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

I’m not talking just new technologies or new formats, though these things have certainly been some of the major players. The idea of performance support is not new, but new learning-enabled technologies and digital learning environments are expanding its possibilities and bringing it to the attention of many organizations. MOOCs are built on a philosophy of sharing, and by encouraging learners to create and share resources—via social bookmarking sites (e.g.,

Beware of Social Learning Backlash

eLearning Weekly

I’m finding out that the old adage, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink&# has some major significance when it comes to introducing social learning (specifically, social learning tools) at an organization. In fact, even worse things can happen if you don’t market your offerings correctly… When introducing social learning tools and concepts, it’s easy to get excited and anxious to share our findings.

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Learner-Centered Instruction in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

As we have explored on several previous occasions, students in MOOCs participate in conversations on discussion boards and social media platforms, work together on projects using collaboration tools, share content via social bookmarking sites, and more.

eLearning Cyclops: Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

Social media - Right now I am in the midst of encouraging staff to use social media as a learning and teaching tool. This is challenging especially when some staff are reluctant in embracing any new technology. Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , e-Learning , Social Media.

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

I recommend adopting their tools and their security mechanisms. 9) When introducing these new learning methods, I have the impression that the resistance from organisation is lies more in the new role of the training department rather then new technologies. So, I would agree that new technologies is less the issue. As a side note, I think selling Twitter/Yammer is harder than selling social bookmarking and wikis. Technology is Tactical not Strategic 7.

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How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives

Mindflash

collaboration, and/or social learning. Read the definitions of each concept, and tell me if you see what I see: Knowledge Management : KM comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. technologies into an enterprise’s intranet, extranet and business processes. Social Learning : Social learning is what it sounds like—learning with and from others.

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Identifying the IT social media users and doing some initial legwork for them could help. This important resource is a rather convincing testament to the ways people learn through social media.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide. This will increase adoption of Web 2.0

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

I started using del.icio.us and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. Social networks through my blog or LinkedIn are great ways to get specific help for yourself and for others. The Big Question is back.

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eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2009. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning - Informal Learning , June 12, 2009. Google Wave as a Learning Tool - Learning and Technology , June 12, 2009. Expert Level Answers via Social Networks - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2009.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Hey! Ask wiki participants to keepwatching for repetitive activity to evolve and enhance wiki technology. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Tell me something.about conferences. GREAT coverage from 3PointD of the Platform and Technologies Panel at Virtual Worlds 07, and finally - an nice little debate (?) del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Welcome to Creepy Valley - Motion Portrait - 3D Facial Animation | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Meebo has said that this API will " further accelerate the widespread adoption of Meebo rooms." Lucky for you theres some cool 3D technology coming out of Stanford called Make3D. del.icio.us

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Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2010 This post is a new kind of thing for me. Introduction to Social Networking. What was his speech about: mobile phones are the most prevalent technology, ever. technologies. Social Bookmarks. Social Learning – Confusion 2.0:

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LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

I started using del.icio.us and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. kinds of solutions that people can adopt right now. First, let me say that before I predict anything, I always start with a couple of quotes that keep me grounded: A consistent pattern in our response to new technologies is we simultaneously overestimate the short-term impact and underestimate the long-term impact.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS vendors wishing to a slight degree to incorporate social learning without fully entering are adding Widgets to the mix. There are enough vendors who are not going into the widget space, but are enabling the integration possibilities of APIs, which are really offers a powerhouse potential (a future emerging technology topic). How will the LMS/LCMS vendors adopt, since other vendors in the mobile space are likely to follow suit (granted, not all). Social Learning.

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35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. Adoption - trainingwreck , March 25, 2010 There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. adoption? Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

MacWorld : learning infrastructure and social network infrastructure are converging. I was coincidentally walking by a presentation by Clive Shepherd on the exhibits floor at Learning Technologies in London when he happened to flip my photo and a quote on the screen. Also gave session entitled Under the radar great technologies that you could be using. Adopting new models of learning. Continued to get my social network act together: Flickr /jaycross.