Will at Work Learning: Technology for Measuring Social Interactions. Can We Use This For Learning?

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MIT researchers have developed a technology to track peoples social interactions, for example, at a conference. The system could track the number of interactions the store manager had with each employee, and the interactions the employees had with each other. Admittedly, quantity doesnt equate to quality, but by tracking such social contact, managers might get a start in thinking about increasing the number of "learning opportunities."

Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools

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Once your system is in place, an LMS provider will help you create personalized training experiences, reduce training costs, and track employee performance/skill development. Basically, you can assign different course with badges and track to see which employees are earning the most badges. Formative assessment tools are a great way to track how your blended learning program is running and how your employees are performing. Blogs.

Will at Work Learning: Neon Elephant Award 2007 to Sharon Shrock and Bill Coscarelli

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Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

tools (their environment in particular had blogs, feeds, wikis, discussion boards, portals, and profiles), and to talk about some case studies of successes. For example, blogs are really personal (or group) journals, and it’s easy to have a learning task to reflect a couple of times a week (for example) on what the current course means to you personally. Of course, reading other learner’s blog posts, and commenting, can extend the value of the individual post.

Will at Work Learning: Learning Measurement 5 -- E-Learnings Role in Measurement

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E-learning can track incoming proficiency through the use of pretests to determine whether the learning program actually meets a need, or determine who it meets a need for. E-learning can track pretest to posttest changes. E-learning, because it can access and track learners at more than one point in time, can measure how well the learning intervention has performed in creating long-term remembering.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

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Not ONE person has a blog. A few people have "read" a few blogs -- written by friends with photos of children. One woman told me that she used to blog in LiveJournal, but there was just way too much personal information that was getting shared with the universe, so she deleted her account. Im not sure how this relates to danah boyds recent blog article on Viewing American class divisions through FaceBook and MySpace. Ill be sure to follow your musings on your blog.

Will at Work Learning: FREE Research Report on Feedback

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Training follow-through software—that keeps track of learners’ implementation goals—provides another opportunity for feedback. To see the extent of people's inadequate knowledge, see my blog post of a few years ago -- www.willatworklearning.com/2007/02/learning_resear.html.