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Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! Social is not a feature.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ?

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ASTD ICE learning game design workshop resources

Knowledge Guru

Karl Kapp and I had a fantastic workshop last week at ASTD ICE. The reward is in the problem-solving and strategizing. The use of Facebook posts to offer scathing commentary from Professor Snerpus’s students is humorous.

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ASTD #TK11 – Opening Keynote Kara Swisher

Learning Visions

5 issues you need to be aware of (if you’re involved in delivery of information): Social Computers have traditionally been hard to use… Google is like giant yellow pages. Information is ever-changing When you apply social tools to information, it makes it more useful Quora as an example of information with social Everybody becomes a producer of content (people make Facebook useful by posting pictures, text, links, etc. The Facebookization of the enterprise.”

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ASTD TechKnowledge Wrap Up in Pictures #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Back home now after another exciting week in Las Vegas for ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012 conference and expo. (I Stuart Crabb of Facebook. This year’s TK Chat sessions ran the gamut, with particularly hot topics around Social Learning, Gamification and tools.

ASTD LearnNow Day 2 notes #ASTDLN

Learning Visions

These are my notes from the morning session of ASTD LearnNow Conference, happening July 25 & 26 on the lovely shores of the Charles River in Cambridge, MA. Create a proof of concept to solve one nagging problem. Social media tools from cammybean.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Gamification Strategies for Instructional Designers and Trainers skills seminar I led at the recent ASTD Chicagoland Chapter meeting at the DePaul University School for New Learning on September 18 th. Gamification is revolutionizing the field of learning and development.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at ASTD TK11 with Karen Wickre (Global Communications Team) and Ann Farmer from Google. Social Media @ Google Part 1: How Google manages external communicates to make news and info about google findable to the outside world Part 2: Internal communication and discovery Part 1: How Google communicates publicly: Don’t do traditional press releases 150+blogs!, astd tk11

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21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. More recently, the social learning revolution has built on these to offer a new world of learning and development. All value is created by teams and networks.

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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. Real-time collaborative tools are excellent for group problem-solving and brainstorming. Social bookmarking.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

At Virtual Learning Worlds "Bartman" responds to that Wired article (A Deserted Second Life) : The problem I have with it [the Wired article], is that it deals almost COMPLETELY with Second Life as it pertains to marketing and corporations…and inevitabley why SL sucks in that space.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

It makes it very simple to distribute your content to lots of social media and draw people from various audiences into one place to have conversation. I will sent you a message via LinkedIn.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report. Motion sickness can still be a problem, but most people can tolerate it for periods of up to 30 minutes’ time. At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends.

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#astd2014 Conference recap and trends

Challenge to Learn

Here is my recap of the Washington ASTD ICE 2014 conference. The message is that we (L&D people) can do for our learners what Google and Facebook are already doing for us. During the conference ASTD announced a new name, it is now ATD the Association for Talent Development.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

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. The opportunities are huge and exciting; to create a performance ecosystem where the network is vibrant, performance support is ‘to hand’, and when courses are needed they’re deeply engaging, but we’re not seeing this except in isolated pockets. A related problem is doing what we’ve always done.

Learner Engagement – Are Games the Answer?

Association eLearning

If you read industry journals like “T&D” from ASTD or Associations Now, you’ll see that engagement is hot. Everyone is talking about increasing engagement, and many are turning to gamification, social learning networks, and anything else they think will work to increase learner engagement. And wrapping a game around that won’t fix the problem. They don’t necessarily need a certificate, a Facebook badge or status update. Share this on Facebook.

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

And what can we say about the acquisition of Instagram by Facebook for a cool 1 Billion dollars earlier this year? Here''s a recent Keynote Presentation I delivered for ASTD Houston: [link]. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile!

What are you reading for eLearning insight?

Integrated Learnings

Take a moment to browse the online bookstores of the International Society for Performance Improvement ( ISPI ) or the American Society for Training and Development ( ASTD ), and you’ll likely find a year’s worth of reading ideas. ASTD’s Training + Development magazine and ISPI’s Performance Improvement Journal are both examples worth taking a peek at. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Training departments are no more at fault than bankrupt companies like Blockbuster Video, Borders, Silicon Graphics, Nortel Networks, Circuit City, Bethlehem Steel, Smith Corona, Polaroid, Wang Labs, or Underwood Typewriters. The Industrial Age is giving way to the Network Era. Social.

ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

But if a learning project starts and stops here, like is tempting for some timelines, then problems are likely to ensue. And it's interesting here locally that the March and April ISPI Atlanta and ASTD Atlanta chapter meetings both focus on learning measurement. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Jay Lambert. There has been a lot of discussion, and an infamous article or two, in our field about the death of the ADDIE model.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Global Networking (finding any info at any time from all over the world) Artificial Intelligence (affective computing, computer can personalize based on who you are) Peer to Peer Technologies (instead of teacher being in charge -- people are learning from each other. I have a problem, where is the answer? AT&T gave back computer networking after a 6 month trial. Browserless web" -- ala Google Earth -- full networked application -- like CD ROMs days -- direct application.

Interview on lms-selection.com

eFront

We had a very hectic next year due to several unforeseen problems, but this was for the better. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet.

Three Essential Tips for New Online Training Designers

Mindflash

If you’re not already using social media to connect with others, you need to start. The are communities available in virtually every social media platform, including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver.

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. Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Introduction to Social Networking.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: iPhone and the End of All Boundaries

Learning Visions

Maybe the iPhone isnt the problem? my wife just got one and i am watching her go through the same thing i went through when i got mine in november -- obsession: facebook, twitter, new york times, and generally apps apps apps. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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Motivating The Instructional Designer

The eLearning Coach

Problem-solving is a motivating task. Your problem is how to provide an engaging learning experience that turns information into knowledge that gets transferred to real world situations. Consider alternative instructional strategies, like adding social media technologies and informal approaches. Check out many of the groups on LinkedIn and Facebook as well as professional organizations like The eLearning Guild and ASTD. Share this on Facebook.

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need. They are leveraging social media technologies Facebook, Twitter, ect.,

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Heres my simple interpretation: Participants were presented with two inputs/problems, one visual the other auditory. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr.

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Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject. We already have this problem by the ton. Week One Recap.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16

Learning Visions

Another application I tried through another site I had problems with too, so it could be because Im at work trying stuff out. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

My problem is I often forget to click the icon. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f.