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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon.

Choose Agility, Choose Stability

Learning Wire

On top of the constant change however, there is also a rising concern on social and environmental concerns. Indeed, if the market is going in a direction right now, it would be that of sustainable effectiveness and social security. Well, the answer is simple: agility.

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Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)


In other words, learning needs to go Agile. So how do Training Vendors help training organizations go agile: they adopt Agile Development. Part one of this series provides a simple overview of what Agile is. Agile is simple: • Build in small increments.

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ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

Perhaps, out of necessity, we gather what information we have, make a best guess, and go for it a la the Agile development method , but we must still take that step. But if a learning project starts and stops here, like is tempting for some timelines, then problems are likely to ensue. But if we consider joining ADDIE with the Agile development model, then perhaps each implementation is a form of pilot anyway. By Jay Lambert.


Surviving the Millennial Apocalypse: Party Like It’s 1999

eLearning Brothers

Not only are the business problems increasing in complexity, but the new generation has also introduced a new dynamic. As the decade progressed, Google opened the web’s potential and something called Facebook had changed the way this generation interacted.

Learning in the new workplace — meeting the needs of the modern employee


When faced with a problem, most of us first try to find solutions by calling upon the people we know to help us. They all provide a valuable opportunity to build a wide network of colleagues with the same interests and organizational issues, with whom you can exchange experiences and ideas.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


With things changing faster, competitors able to be more nimble, and customers getting more ‘clued in’, companies will have to be more flexible and able to adapt faster, which requires agility. We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough. People worry about tools, security, screen size, and more, yet there are solutions to all these problems.

July bonanza at Working Smarter Daily

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working Smarter Daily embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

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6 Simple Ways to Refresh Your E-Learning Content for 2019


For instance, in 2018, developments in digital marketing included the introduction of GDPR in Europe , several Facebook algorithm updates in response to the ProPublica scandal, and the rebranding of AdWords to Google Ads. Doing so may take more work, but it will also rid you of legacy problems and help you start over with a clean slate. With such agility, course creators should take full advantage of their ability to keep content up to date.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. Given this VUCA world, it is imperative for and incumbent on all of us to remain learning agile and relevant. A complex world requires collaborative and cooperative problem solving.

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The Power of Learning From Your Peers

CLO Magazine

One session I attended at a learning week event at LinkedIn was about how teams can use an agile development process and they shared their own team’s experience as an example. The key is to make sure cohorts have a common goal or a real business problem to solve.

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6 ways to convince your organisation to embrace digital learning

Rob Hubbard

What is the business problem you are trying to solve and what effect will this have on your organisation’s mission as a whole? Make sure you are well-versed in the latest thinking – join a professional association ( eLearning Network , ATD etc.), by Tess Robinson, Director, LAS.

Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready


These tasks include coordinating meetings, solving unexpected problems, or finding information to help settle an argument. Think about the hashtags you use when you Tweet, Facebook, Instagram, and so on—that''s metadata. Going Agile with content nuggets.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

A = Analysis (analyze the problem/opportunity and its causes). A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning Rapid Development the Agile Way. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable. Though a variety of models guide our instructional design work, I’d argue that ADDIE functions as the basic backbone of the process. Just about every model, trend, and best practice in the field supports one of the phases of ADDIE.


Democratization of Learning Content: Ride the Wave of Learning Revolution with Knowledge-Sharing - Tip #200

Vignettes Learning

Even big companies like Microsoft and Facebook are implementing or creating platforms for learning that are accessible to everyone. Imagine the value of an expert, who actually has contextual understanding of a problem, sharing solutions to real-life issues in the workplace.

The Five Laws of Organizational Transformation

Learning Wire

No matter where I go, people ask me the same questions everywhere: – “How do we scale agility to large organizations?” ” – “How do we stay agile when we’re growing very fast?” Smart managers don’t discuss hierarchies vs. networks.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud


Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM.

The Future of Work is Now, Braidio Announces the Launch of Its Braidio WorkStreams™ Platform


Braidio , a social workplace intelligence platform, today announced the launch of its brand new Braidio WorkStreams software. Employees need to combine all of their training, information, software tools, and resources used daily in one place to make problem solving easier, reduce workload and optimize productivity,” said Iain Scholnick, Founder and CEO of Braidio. For more information, please visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Free e-Learning books


for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver. In Search of Learning Agility - eLearning Guild This publication deviates from the typical eLearning Guild eBook.

How Microlearning Gets Employees Addicted To Learning

Ed App

The primary problem faced by corporate organizations that use eLearning for employee development, is that it fails to engage employees. However, this can become a benefit rather than a problem as 5-minute microlearning courses enable employees to complete their training whenever and wherever they please. It Fits Into Their Agile Work Environment. Do you know why you’re tempted to check your Facebook every once in a while?

Can VR make learning viral?

Origin Learning

Agility is what drives enterprises today. One day, we believe this kind of immersive, augmented reality will become a part of daily life for billions of people,” avers Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

One Size Doesn’t Fit All – Personalising the Learning Experience

Superb Learning

Just look at the movie recommendations you get on Netflix based on what you have already watched, book suggestions after you’ve purchased on Amazon, or adds popping up in your Facebook feed after you have searched an overseas holiday or new car. One size doesn’t fit all.

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Can VR Make Learning Viral?

Origin Learning

Agility is what drives enterprises today. One day, we believe this kind of immersive, augmented reality will become a part of daily life for billions of people,” avers Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

A Beginner’s Guide to Minimum Viable Products (MVPs)

General Assembly

The term dates back to the early days of Agile product development and was coined in 2001 by Frank Robinson, now CEO of the product development firm SyncDev. If your MVP takes longer to solve the problem than the method that people are currently using, it’s not viable.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. Facebook has more than 400 million active users and 50% of those active users log in every day and 35 million of those users update their status daily. Facebook Press Room. What is social presence?

What you can expect in 2019

eLearning 24-7

But the problem is more than just the headset, rather it getting buy-in from the C-level folks that this is a must for your budget, especially when you just received the green light to drop 50K on a new LMS. Agile in their approach. Mimicking what they see in social media. Let’s move on from Facebook already. Write down the name of the customers they show you, then go on Linkedin, find the person who runs training or L&D and contact them.

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

If a majority make similar mistakes that helps the company identify a potential instructional problem. Farmers Insurance, however, has started experimenting with VR headsets like Facebook’s Oculus Rift for onboarding claims adjusters.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


Problem Based Learning: A learner-centred approach that’s similar to Scenario Based Learning. In this approach, learners are presented with a problem and gain knowledge from the development of a solution. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

So they’re setting it up to create a space that can be used for business meetings and for socializing, right? They had 120 people from 17 different technology companies come in…they had people from Facebook, from Amazon, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, SnapChat.

DevLearn ‘09 Keynote: Andrew McAfee #dl09

Learning Visions

1 was Mark Zuckerberg founder of facebook). is the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.” Merck lab puts up the problem statement. Anyone from around the world can download that problem statement. you download a problem statement and then upload your solution. Merck looks at the problem. If you solve the problem, you get $$ bonus. 30% of problems were solved. Can you solve this problem?

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

Part of the problem though is that there is a lot of information out there, some of it erroneous in nature and honestly, equally confusing. These conversations became something we called “ BAQON ” — a Brokered, Anonymous acQuaintance Open Network.

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Ideas Favor the Connected Mind

Big Dog, Little Dog

An idea is a network (a new configuration); however, that idea is normally cobbled together from whatever parts happen to be nearby — we take ideas from other people, people we learn from, people we meet in the coffee shop, and then stitch them together into new forms. Agile Design.

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Cases in custom content development: tentative suggestion 2 - never regard a job as finished

Clive on Learning

Automatic online updates make ti practical to fix mistakes, handle usability problems and add new features on a regular basis. If you find a problem, it can be remedied quite painlessly just as soon as you have a fix. Why is a more agile model desirable? The development of the Google search engine, Facebook or iTunes are not projects, they are never-ending quests for perfection. Some work has to be right first time. Let's take a feature film for example.

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Why Elliott dislikes the term ‘social learning’ How machine learning will transform personalised training. But find ways of getting things that are simpler and graphically less complex, that don’t require the same kind of cost, so that they can be done more agilely.

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Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

It’s more engaging than a training manual, but sharing it on your LMS (or worse, on YouTube) can create problems. Join in for this comprehensive introduction to Panopto, part of the Training Magazine Network’s all-new product demo webinar series.