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How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

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How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

Communities of practice have existed within organizations for many years, usually taking the form of a group of people gathering together to share knowledge, to motivate each other, and build their expertise. How do communities of practice work?

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Here are some of the challenges: 1. The result is the creation of a tension between a competitive and a collaborative mindset.

Networked pedagogy

Learning with e's

New theories for the networked, digital age, emerging cultures of learning and a hyper-connected and networked society. Differentials between academic practices, and the variety of roles we adopt within communities of practice and learning.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

For the past year or so, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been busy upending all kinds of assumptions about education: content is king, quality education is expensive, and instructor-led training is the gold standard, to name just a few. One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned.

Will chat replace email? Slack thinks so.

Obsidian Learning

” The app, called Slack , is intended to facilitate group discussion and collaboration, and it works across a wide range of devices. One particularly intriguing feature of Slack is that most chats are archived and available for searching.

Learning first, technology second

Learning with e's

Learning should always come before technology. Many teachers welcome the idea of bringing new technology into the classroom. They see it as a means to engage learners, and as a way of making connections between school curricula and familiar territory.

Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

For some time now I’ve sensed a split in the learning profession in terms of recognising the value and importance of self-managed learning as it takes place in the flow of daily work. planning the new community’s strategic approach.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

The topic of the evening was Where is L&D Heading? and some questions were posted through by the attendees ahead of time, while others emerged through the discourse. Is the race to the bottom on time and price for degrees affecting employers’ perceptions of universities?

Taking up residence

Learning with e's

David White , who is at Oxford University, is probably best known for his theory of Digital Residents and Visitors. Along with Alison Le Cornu, White published an article in 2011 that countered the Digital Natives and Immigrants ideas of Marc Prensky.

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My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For the first time in my life I went to the OEB learning technologies conference in Berlin. when it ended, but completely energized and full of new ideas! I followed his advice of doing a pre-conference session with Jef Staes which was one of my highlights.

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

My previous blog post that revealed that around 70% of respondents in my recent survey found training (including e-learning) “unimportant” or only “somewhat important” has generated quite a bit of interest. Become a valued contributing node in the networks to which they belong.

L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

This article appeared in Inside Learning Technologies & Skills Magazine, January 2015 Our professional, personal, and private lives are being heavily impacted by a world that has become Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (a.k.a. This requires constant engagement with the community.

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

A native of New Zealand, Paul Matthews has always applied the practical, no-nonsense approach he learned growing up on a farm to his work in the corporate world. He’s been the director for a major IT company, founder of People Alchemy , and leadership consultant to blue chip clients.

On Aer

Learning with e's

I spent two great days in Ireland this weekend, and would like to thank my hosts at the Computer Education Society of Ireland for inviting me. Ahead of my keynote speech at the CESI 2012 conference in Portlaiose, this weekend, I did an interview for Dublin City FM 103.2.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

Being in a Learning Community – It’s more than signing up [link] #. New Ways of Learning [link] via @ jaycross <an embedded doc by @ charlesjennings #. Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? Google Plus Sucks (And Here’s Why) ~ LockerGnome Social Media & Technology [link] <I’m tending to agree with this #. RT @ alc47 : Communities – the engine of transformation [link] #. Tweet.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. I’ve used examples from the lending assistants as well as other benefits of the tool to demonstrate how its use would benefit the bank and these work groups. They see the benefit of the tool in a strict learning environment, but have difficulty seeing its use in an expanded role.

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My pick of the best posts of June 2016

Jane Hart

1 – We start with another great infographic from Arun Pradan: Work is Learning (how to burst the training bubble) – shown right – which summarizes a lot of the work from us in the Internet Time Alliance. There are a variety of different reasons for the DIY approach.

Tips and Tricks for Web 2.0

Bottom-Line Performance

or any other new) technology within an organization. technologies are (and more of them are supposed to be), implementing them successfully is neither simple nor easy. A few stories have emerged of viral information spreading seemingly spontaneously on the internet. On the other side of that coin, thousands of people have created and uploaded youtube videos, hoping to become internet famous to no avail. Some organizations have a lot of geeks in them.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

Conversations are the stem cells of learning. Effective managers encourage their team members to buddy up on projects, to shadow others and to participate in professional social networks. Companies need to take advantage of the social nature of learning.

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LearnTrends: Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations

Experiencing eLearning

Live blogged notes from Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations with Charles Jennings & Andy McGovern. Official description: Thomson Reuters meets the challenge of supporting the learning and development of its employees across the world through the innovative use of technology and a strategy based on the 70:20:10 model. 70-20-10 model–not original to them, others have adopted it since. Aspects of learning. Practice.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms.

Taxonomy of Learning Theories

E-Learning Provocateur

Some of them are old, some of them are new. Some are flash-in-the-pan, others stand the test of time and remain applicable to this very day. Some of them are controversial, while others have assumed the aura of conventional wisdom. Models of memory .

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The Challenges of Executive Education

Training Industry

This “anytime, anywhere, any device” trend has entered the world of education. It’s an experience that has made me realize just how many challenges there are in the highly competitive world of executive education. These challenges include the transformation of the traditional learning model, the need to be agile and the existence of communities of practice. Today, we need to know everything, right away, at all times, whenever it suits us.

Top 7 E-learning Trends for 2016

Matrix

The learner-centered approach will only expand in 2016, with online courses addressing the needs, preferences and requirements of individuals rather than groups. Learners will have greater control over their learning experience, from setting the pace of instruction and choosing their own learning paths, to getting personalized and various content based on their interests and abilities. The omnipresent text will meet videos in the form of interactive transcripts.

7 skills for the successful e-tutor

Learning with e's

Today I read an interesting article entitled: 'Seven habits of highly effective teachers' in the Times Education Supplement. It's an adaptation of Stephen Covey's self-help book: 'The seven habits of highly effective people' and I'm glad the TES has herded these ideas into a teaching context.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. These are a new breed of teachers who do not necessarily accept that the classroom is contained within four walls.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. We would welcome lots of discussion. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. eLearning Technology.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. Innovating in the face of change.

Creating a Vibrant Learning Community

Kapp Notes

Today I am presenting at Immaculata University on the topic of Creating a Vibrant Learning Community as part of a faculty workshop. Here are my slides (although SlideShare did something to some of the photographs on my slides.sorry about that.) Communities Of Practice View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. All have been influenced by technology during their formative years in some way. They are under tremendous amounts of stress.

Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

Just as social learning and technology have modernized the way learning occurs in companies today, they also have made a mark on the key performance indicators learning leaders should capture and measure. Are outcomes improving because of these learning methods?

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010. Anatomy of a PLE - Learning with e’s , July 11, 2010. 25 places to find instructional videos - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , February 8, 2010. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010.

What’s in Your Toolbox?

CLO Magazine

Content, audience, environment and available technology each play a role in how learning is delivered, and all of those continue to evolve. Economy Driving Small Shifts CLOs are using the full range of options for learning delivery.

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Balancing innovations and implementation

Janet Clarey

It seems we’re always just one click from finding someone talking about the greatness and importance of innovation and ten clicks away from finding someone talking about their innovation implementation. Diagnosis: implementationitis (inflammation of innovation). Social Networking! Communities of Practice! I didn’t have much time to ‘read all about it’ when I was up to my eyeballs in training people on a new technology.

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Ukrainian visit The mission of EasyGenerator according to Kasper Spiro › November 24, 2010 The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about starting up my work as CEO for EasyGenerator. Social constructivism principles are at the fundamentals of Moodle.