The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

graphically represents a number of things a community manager needs to be aware of in her/his role. In my post, I want to explore all the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. This shift callsfor some intense community management and community building, and the postfocuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during thistime. And to be honest, email is themost frictionless, asynchronous mode of communication today.

The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features

ProProfs

Modern organizations have come to accept that knowledge plays a vital role towards driving success, and cannot deny the importance of integrated learning and development programs for business growth anymore. However, picking up an LMS (Learning Management System) for employee onboarding and training is not an easy task. Assignments Management As much as we hate exams (remember high school and college days?), As the business grows, so should the LMS.

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The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program. Your initial plan should include the following: Identify and define the business goals.

The Main Types of LMS to Have in Mind

Melon Learning

Nowadays, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding which Learning Management System to implement in our company. So, before you make your selection, it is important to know what are your needs for delivery as well as your time and budget constraints and the main training and knowledge management goals for the LMS. Also, there are content creation and management tools available and the learning process can be very much automated.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

This free-flowing nature of work requires rapid exchange of information and sharing of knowledge in byte-sized chunks that are easy to assimilate. This instantaneous kind of information and knowledge exchange, peer support, and sharing of tacit knowledge happen in short bursts. A deluge of content coupled with an ever decreasing shelf-life of knowledge is forcing people to access a huge mass of information just to keep on top of things.

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

This free-flowing nature of work requires rapid exchange of information and sharing of knowledge in byte-sized chunks that are easy to assimilate. This instantaneous kind of information and knowledge exchange, peer support, and sharing of tacit knowledge happen in short bursts. A deluge of content coupled with an ever decreasing shelf-life of knowledge is forcing people to access a huge mass of information just to keep on top of things.

Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

ProProfs

Asynchronous discussion allows students to closely watch their postings before making them live. Believe it or not, at the Harvard Business School, 50% of student’s grades are based on their class participation. If you share the time guidelines for every task, it will help students manage better. It will help the students to know each other and the teacher is able to identify the knowledge gaps. appeared first on ProProfs Learning and Knowledge Management Resources.

Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker

Clive on Learning

Sebastian is a big fan of asynchronous group activities, centred around Shell’s Moodle platform. Stakeholder management is of the upmost importance, with the learner an important voice in the process. And someone is always responsible for supporting your development – with coaching from your line manager and mentoring. Backing this up is a knowledge management strategy based on the simple requirement to “ask, learn, share.”

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Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

Social knowledge management consultant Harold Jarche suggests there are multiple layers, from collaborating in work teams, to collective learning in communities of practice, to cooperative learning with peers and friends in our networks (Figure 1). Formal learning still has a place, as does asynchronous e-learning. Trying to put too much knowledge in the head doesn’t work. As a strategic solution, pay serious attention to the investment business case.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

After working for a Web company that developed learning management systems and created custom elearning for corporate clients, Ellen escaped to the non-profit world where she led her trade association into online learning. Under her guidance, the association was able to offer its first asynchronous Web-delivered course, and its first synchronous Webinar.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

E-Learning along the curve: adapting to knowledge workers learning needs - The E-Learning Curve , February 18, 2010 Formally-structured approaches to learning are best deployed to novices in the relevant discipline or skill area. Sensing and Thinking - Learning and Working on the Web , February 16, 2010 Tim Kastelle (a great source of knowledge on innovation) discusses how it’s better to have a good idea than a large network to fire off any old idea. Asynchronous (12).

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. link] December 17-18, 2009 International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society , 6 th , Bangkok, Thailand. link] December 21-23, 2009 International Conference on Innovation in Teaching and Management of Higher Education (ICITM 09), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

More and more, learning management system companies are seeing the need to expand their solutions beyond a learning environment where classes and courses are the center of activity. Reviewed: Social networking services (corporate learning applications): To identify experts on a topic – most “knowledge” exists in the heads of employees; To reduce the time to find connections and answers to questions; extend relationships beyond traditional classroom instruction and e-learning courses.