Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why? Learning Communities.

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Trending Sources

I blog and I understand

Learning with e's

I blog and I understand. Confucius (almost) Sometime in the next day or two, this blog will quietly cross the threshold of 5 million views. When I started blogging around seven or eight years ago, I set out to share my thoughts with a small community of my own colleagues and friends.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs.

About blogging, tunneling visions and knowledge entrepreneurship

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Julie is doing research for the university of Amsterdam (VU) into (micro-)blogging as part of her PdD research about knowledge and power in the development sector. She interviewed 7 professional ICT4D bloggers (used interviews to identify those) and analysed their blogs.

Blogging as conversation

Learning with e's

I began blogging because I needed a way to document what I was doing, thinking and studying. I could have simply used a paper based diary, but I decided when I first heard of blogging that it might fulfil the role of an e-diary for me. But blogging is different, because it is immediate.

Communities of Inquiry

Nick Leffler

I want to preface this post with the following information: Before a few days ago I had never heard the term Community of Inquiry, which is exactly why I’ve chosen to write and learn about it. Why Communities of Inquiry. Communities of inquiry (WTH?).

5 Great Serious Games and Gamification Blogs to Follow

Knowledge Guru

Like we’ve mentioned before, we are out to educate the whole community as much as possible on using games for learning—from designing your own learning game to case studies on the efficacy of games. We’ll start with the blog that will keep you in the know.

TOP eLearning and Workplace Learning Blogs

eFront

During the last 5 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from an eLearning community of practice that exists in the blogosphere. I did my research and I listed 134 eLearning and workplace Learning Blogs.

Balancing Personal and Organizational Blogging

David Kelly

I’ve been blogging for a number of years now. In addition to my personal blog, I’ve also written for other magazines and periodicals over the years, including the eLearning Guild Blog, TWIST. Organizational Blogging : These are posts I write for TWIST.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. Blog this!

Less Trainers; More Community Managers and Curators

Bottom-Line Performance

We “follow” several others in the learning and development community who curate content – via blogs, online newspapers, orby sharing links to resources via Twitter. At BLP, we curate content on learning, categorizing it for easy viewing on our blog called Lessons on Learning.

The Secret of Building Professional Learning Communities – Interview with Meenoo Rami

JoomlaLMS

Blog articlesDue to the growing popularity of distance education and a number of people preferring to study at their own pace, more and more educational institutions enhance their traditional classroom by introducing online courses.

Top 5 Blog Sites on E-Learning Instructional Design

CommLab India

Check out these top 5 blog sites on e-learning instructional design that will help you in designing first-rate e-learning courses. Click here to go through instructional design blogs. Learnlets is a blog capturing Clark Quinn’s learning and serving as the official Quinnovation blog.

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Learning Rebels and the ASTD (ATD) Guest Blog: Learning through Sharing

Learning Rebels

Our community should be about learning and growing together, right? Anyway, the last couple of weeks have had me head down writing a two part blog post for ASTD.org. From the person letting me know they were inspired to add more features to their toolbox; to the person who confided that originally they had no urge to change, but now they see a reason; to the person who suggested I add a “donate button” to my blog (thank you BTW). Learning through sharing.

The Community Responds

MakingBetter

I hoped in my last post that the community would indeed respond with ideas, insights, opinions and concerns. In almost every comment on the blog and sentiments shared with me via emails and Skype and instant messages, there’s near universal support for a modular approach to standardization. There are a couple of concerns that seem to resonate pretty strongly among the community. Community Experience API / "Tin Can" Standards

35+ ID & Elearning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning.

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Moodle community. Adapt community. Join in the discussion with a Community of thousands of HR and L&D Professionals”. 13 Moodle community.

Community Showcase at the LUC 2016

Trivantis

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Scott Barnett, VP of Marketing, and I took the stage to present Lectora examples that have been shared on the Trivantis® Community. I posted the presentation in the Trivantis Community, so you can view it in its entirety here.

Our Top 10 Training & Development Blog Posts from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

There are adult learning and instructional design blogs galore that sing the praises of the “next big thing” in the training and development space… whatever it happens to be on a given day. We strive to do more with our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs.

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3 things you should know about blogging

Learning with e's

I want to encourage as many educators as possible to engage online with their professional community. One of the best ways to do this is through blogging - sharing your thoughts, ideas, best practice, and so on, using a public online platform. And then get blogging!

Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Sure there's a  Captivate forum  (where you can search for and post questions on Captivate), there's a  Captivate Blog  (hosted by Adobe. and nothing gave developers a sense of being part of a community with like-minded eLearning warriors. Adobe has taken a step toward filling that gap by integrating the all-new eLearning Community with Adobe Captivate. Notice that there's a Community tab grouped with the open projects.

What I learned About Modern Learning Writing 50 Blogs in 50 Days

InSync Training

InSync training was launching a new community of practice in March – the Blended Learning Hub -- and I wanted to emphasize how InSync Training is a credible expert in all things having to do with blended learning. 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsIn early December, I had an idea.

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

eLearning Brothers

Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? Chances are the community will have an answer for you. Using Adobe Captivate Community Search. #1

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

I bet one or more of the top results came from a message board or discussion forum for an online community, where someone else was seeking answers from their peers on a similar topic? What is an Online Community? So, how do online communities enhance learning?

Knowledge, practice and community

Learning with e's

After a break from blogging during the summer break, I''m back, and here is the continuation of my series on theories of learning, with number 25. In this post, I extend this idea into the work Lave did with Etienne Wenger, which has become known as Communities of Practice.

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. Let the community know what you think, Should we ignore the term “gamification”?

From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation

ID Reflections

This interest was initially triggered by Jay Cross' seminal work, Informal Learning , Morten Hansen's Collaboration , Wenger, et al's Cultivating Communities of Practice , Wenger, White, et al's Digital Habitats , various blogs--primarily those by the ITA members and others like Michele Martin , Nancy White , Dave Pollard , Dave Snowden , Nick Milton , George Siemens --and later, books like Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham's The New Social Learning , and John Hagel and JSB's The Power of Pull.

Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15

Trivantis

With the Trivantis® Community Contests, it’s easy. Then you can share it with other users via your blog, resume, LinkedIn, or other preferred method ( see this blog post for help ). The post Breaking Down My Entry for Trivantis Community Contest 15 appeared first on.

Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

When I read Rachel Happe’s (@rhappe ) post, The Emerging Career Path of Community Professionals , I was reminded of my older posts on community management and the skills required. I wrote about the tenets of community management based on my experience.

Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content

Trivantis

One of my favorite (and lesser-known) features on the Trivantis® Community is the ability to share Lectora® courses. As a diehard developer turned Community Manager, I still get the itch to play around in Lectora, so I love it when I have an excuse to create something new. Community

The community has finally come together at Adapt's first meetup

Kineo

It was billed as the (inaugural) Adapt Meetup hosted and was King's College London. It was nothing short of a love in. A geek fest. An affirmation of the democracy of Adapt, its power and its positivity. And positive proof for the less technically minded amongst us, that we are never more than a click away from a line of code. .

Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

How does this tie in with the role of a community manager, you may ask! What role can an enterprise community manager play? In this case, the community manager's role would be akin to that of a museum curator. Rangaswami , in his blog The Confused of Calcutta , describes it thus: When a human curates, she does three things. This can be made as general or as granular depending on the community's need.

Social Learning Blog Joins eLearning Learning

Social Learning

We at Dashe & Thomson are excited to announce that we have joined the eLearningLearning community and already have several featured blogs! Help Surface Content that Might Not be Found: Make it easy to find and understand blog content that’s spread across sites.

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