Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Learning Circuit's Blog Big Question is "How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?" Here are several ways to help sell Social Media in an organization. Address a Business Need The most important element in communicating the value of Social Media is to solve a pressing business need. If you try to sell the use of social media as a technology play, it will not work. ASTD Big Question Web 2.0

The Big Question: Leading the charge

Clive on Learning

In the Learning Circuits Blog , Tony Karrer poses a whole series of questions related to the role of learning and development professionals in promoting informal learning / social learning / learning 2.0 Perhaps start as a passive consumer of blogs, wikis, social networks and the like, but edge forward by being someone who comments, responds, edits and otherwise joins in.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Device Diversity is the “New Normal” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning Pad/Tablet Use Explodes Authoring Tools Will Evolve Private Social Networks Win Over Public Market Consolidations Will Occur Here Come the Experts!

Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning

The Learning Circuits

I've received various forms of the same question from different people over the past few years. The basic question is: How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Which provides us this month's big question: Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning? Let me provide some flavor for this question straight from someone who asked me about this: My coworkers are Baby Boomers and Traditionals.

Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009. Learning Professionals - Skills 2.0 - Learning Circuits Big Question July 2009 - The E-Learning Curve , July 2, 2009. Personal Learning Network - Blender - Training Solutions , July 1, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals. The Big Question , July 7, 2009.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

And probably will get some more ideas from the Big Question - Predictions and Plans for 2010. It puts forward lots of suggestions for how knowledge workers can leverage technology to make themselves more effective. I actually think this is some of the most valuable stuff on my blog, and I believe that most knowledge workers are not really taking advantage of this at the level they should. It’s really big and moving really fast.

Big literacy questions

Jay Cross

Responding to the Big Questions (s) of the month: Should workplace learning professionals be leading the charge around these new work literacies? Global business is shifting out of the industrial age and into the network era. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Shareholders owned the factories, but workers own their minds. Network connections are toppling the walls that separated corporations from customers.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook. PLE - “My PLE is where I store all my “keys” to the network. Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009 Jay Cross response to this month’s big question “In a Learning 2.0 Is Social Learning a fad?

Network Skills

Tony Karrer

I personally believe that one of the areas where learning professionals need the most help is how communities and networks impact learning and building individual and facilitation skills around these: Knowing how to individually leverage Network Skills and Communities to help with work and learning tasks Community and Network Facilitation Skills to help others learn and work using networks and communities In my post Networks and Learning Communities , I looked a bit at this topic.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008. The format of the virtual conference that George and I put together wasn't quite right - still a lecture - threaded discussions weren't quite active enough and the questions weren't focused. For example, I just had someone ask about using Facebook in a corporate context as part of on-boarding. We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items based on social signals. Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010 David Grebow suggested this month’s Big Question (thanks David). 57% of respondents use Facebook Mobile. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. social web) and web 3.0 semantic web) to create what I have called, in the past, the semantic social web.

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