How I Create My Weekly Newsletter (and personal curation tips you should steal)

Mike Taylor

Each week, I scan nearly 800 sources to pick the 5 most noteworthy items along with 3 podcasts and 5 tech tips or tools. Not if you know some of the tools and strategies I’m about to share with you. Other feed reading tools work similarly.). Image from [link].

7 Strategies to Facilitate "Working Out Loud"

ID Reflections

When individuals see others (especially those in positions of authority and leadership) revealing their vulnerabilities and fears, a safe place is automatically created. Apart from anything, working out loud is a valuable self-reflection and learning tool. Finally, here is a check-list from Austin Kleon from Show Your Work: Collaboration future_of_work pkm PLN social learning wol


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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What should be in your tool set? What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Should twitter be part of your tool set? Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


However, what I can say for organizations embarking on the path to becoming a collaborative and learning organization is that the tools and technology are there as facilitators. It is exciting to hear Frederick Laloux (Author, Re-inventing Organisations) say, “My take is that in the ideal workplace of the future, there will be no “workplace” or “employers”. It is a core skill related to Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and constitutes what we also call “sense-making”.

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. PKM is distinct from organizational knowledge management, which is widely used today. Only PKM can meet my needs, which only I know at any given time. Three Key Components of PKM. Spending time on those media, engaging with our PLNs, is a critical part of PKM. There are many other ways to capture knowledge, and new tools are released frequently. Author’s Note and Acknowledgement.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy


“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine). An organization cannot bolt on social learning just as it cannot bolt on a few Facebook and Twitter-like tools and call itself a social business. As soon as authority and credential is given greater power, collaboration and sharing will stop.

L&D needs New Skills

ID Reflections

This is an insightful tool to understand why hierarchy and authority have a greater impact in some countries, in addition to the already prevailing organizational culture. Given the high power distance in a country like India, it is little wonder that most people accept authority and hierarchy more easily than perhaps in the West. While most people today use multiple social tools, using them to enhance and support learning and professional development may not come naturally.

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The 2 views of workplace learning: L&D and Employee

Jane Hart

The technologies they employ underpin this approach: e-learning authoring tools to create templated content, and a LMS to store all the usage data. They don’t trying to organise and manage what people do – but focus on building and developing the new digital learning and PKM (personal knowledge management) skills that every employee will need to survive and flourish in the networked world.

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The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

Supporting Personal Knowledge Management: tools, techniques, skills and behaviours. Learning technologies: Learning tools and platforms reinforce the view that learning is a separate activity to working. Focus is on tools to create and manage learning content. Tools & Products. E-Learning authoring tools, (social) LMS, course management system, Performance Support system. social intranets, social layers, social collaboration (tools and) platforms.

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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

and put in search terms and authorities to listen to. Curation tools make it easy for any of us to be publishers of glossy online magazines! Several companies offer inexpensive or free curation tools. A multinational software and e-business consulting firm (If I told you the name, I’d have to shoot you) set up dozens of communities of a hundred or so like-minded professionals. PKM provides a framework for becoming knowledgeable.

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Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0. A social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. tools.

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Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) skills. “Students these days are discovering their own applications and tools to enhance their learning online. I’ve learned about some of these tools from my students themselves, as well as through the teenager grapevine. 7 - The Napkin Academy – learn to solve any problem with a single picture – from Dan Roam, the author of “The Back of the Napkin” – a simple, clever idea!

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

The author(s) have been writing individual articles for months or years. This is fairly wide ranging from traditional courseware kinds of issues to specialized kinds of tools and sites. My background includes things like being the CTO of eHarmony (online marriage matching based on personality profiles and controlled communication) from its launch through their $110M venture round to working on interesting eLearning and tools for companies like Lexus, HP, IBM, etc.

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Work Literacy of Social Learning Implementors

Vignettes Learning

The discussions are very helpful in formulating my thoughts on the issues of social learning tools, technologies and impacts on performance. Ray Jimenez, PhD [link] [link] "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" "Helping Learners Apply Learning" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comI have been reviewing the blog discussions on Work Literacy Gap and Frameworks between Harold Jarche , Tony Karrer and Michelle Martin's.

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Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today. Great FREE Software Downloads - The eLearning Coach , March 8, 2010 I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application. And every so often, some great software comes along that saves time and frustration and can be downloaded for free.

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. Tools For Mobile Learning Development - Upside Learning Blog , March 21, 2010 Some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. PKM in a nutshell - Learning and Working on the Web , March 22, 2010 Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? tools into their practices.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” An organization cannot bolt on social learning just as it cannot bolt on a few Facebook and Twitter-like tools and call itself a social business. It's an organization that uses social networking tools fluently to communicate with people inside and outside the company.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

For me, I’m still figuring out where twitter will fit - Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool. Free PowerPoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. Sense-making with PKM , March 12, 2009. Google Wave as a Learning Tool , June 12, 2009. Despite SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals , SharePoint is installed and the tool of choice in too many organizations. Webinars – A Cool Marketing Tool , June 5, 2009. Tools (2397).

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized - The E-Learning Curve , July 28, 2009. Creating your PKM processes , July 20, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Events. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging E-Learning With Power Point. Featured Sources.