The Six Hats Of A Community Manager


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. Needless to say, we need to be cheerleaders for our community.

The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

In this post, I wantto talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers.This was well put in the diagram by Andy Wibbels which you can see in this post called Inside the Mind of a Community Manager.It 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.

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.

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! An enterprise that has adopted a social business platform and is trying to shape a path for a conversation-based reality, content creation and consumption, and communication via the platform will see a proliferation of content that could range from sales decks to discussion threads on the appropriate technology stack to use on a specific project. What role can an enterprise community manager play?

L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

In the light of these transformations and disruptions, It is glaringly evident that L&D departments can no longer function the way they used to, at least not if they want to be relevant and be a business partner to the organizations. This requires constant engagement with the community.

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Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The questions prompt quite a lively and interesting discussion among online community members. Maintaining the status quo is no longer sufficient if we, as learning and development professionals, want to stay relevant to the businesses we serve.

Is E-Learning Possible Without Learning Management System?

Your Training Edge

Depending upon the nature of your business and clients you deal with, you may or may not require a Learning Management System. It is obvious when you are running a learning and development program for an organization or a business. Small business opts to save their money.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 8 Random Facts Meme (via Karyn Romeis)

Mark Oehlert

So I was thinking about how to respond to this tagging - Im a rebel, I live on the edge - you know, blog fast and die young, so I wanted to do something a bit different.

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Think like a publisher

Clark Quinn

As I detailed in an article , issues included granularity and tagging vocabulary. While this is largely for formal content, it could be community-generated content as well.

100 free eLearning templates and images + 2015 updates


They focus on support while I focus on growing the library, running the business, and proactively engaging with the community. We finished tagging the 40,000+ images in the system. Community: Consistently participate in the eLearning community.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

This simple video makes the essential elements of PBL come alive and brings to light the 21st Century skills and competencies (collaboration, communication, critical thinking) that will enable K-12 students to be college and work-ready as well as effective members of their communities.

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Making Sense of Responsive E-Learning Design


This urged us to set out on a journey to explore further to see how the community perceives and practices responsive design in e-learning. Businesses should understand all of the ways that people consume media, particularly digital, and tailor strategies to each channel. The Quote.

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Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

Learning Visions

Becoming CURATORS of information – tagging, editing. Moderate social communities. What are the ingredients of building a Community of Practice? Managers often don’t like words like ‘social’ and ‘collaboration’ – but ‘communities of practice’ seems to resonate. Social Learning Community (Jane’s started a new community a few weeks ag0) – to talk about importance of social media for learning. They are business metrics.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? But now, progressive LMS vendors are leveraging the recent business culture shift toward social media to fulfill the promise of social learning.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Social media communities can now create communities for external learners – customers, resellers, technicians. Used Ektron ( ) a content management system – which allowed search, tagging, RSS, links, blogs, polls, surveys. A more business-oriented environment. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!)

Digital is default

Learning with e's

The following year I joined a ground breaking project in which my team set up digital learning spaces for businesses and individuals in hard-to-reach rural areas that until then had no infrastructure.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro with Sealworks Trends eLearning community and what we’re doing is rapidly changing. When creating content, think about making it more flexible – tagging and organizing it so you can easily shuffle it together. Exchange business cards, share. These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Increasingly, we see member-based organizations investing in association-wide community platforms like Higher Logic and then later integrating it with an LMS. This makes it possible to develop a compelling business case for simple or highly sophisticated social learning solutions and world-class associations are no longer waiting to invest. Content tagging and following functions, for easy content categorization, retrieval and lifelong learning. Social learning.

FAQ: How Do You Manage the Graphics in Your E-Learning Course?

Rapid eLearning

I usually start by tagging based on the project name. I like that the Clip Organizer already does a lot of the tagging because it pulls from the project folder and file name. I’ve been on the road a lot lately doing elearning workshops and Articulate jam sessions.

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Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. Below are some of the bloggers who are participating in the community and when you click on the link, it will show you the community page with them selected. Ken Allan - Blogger in Middle-earth Ken talks about everything including some that come up for me Writing a Blog , Analytics , Communities of Practice , Photoshop , Pipes , Firefox , RSS.

Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

If you are immersed in technology mediated communication, there are no apparent barriers to membership of your community of practice. It is your virtual community. Industrial society eroded the tribal gatherings of more primitive societies and redefined community.

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Walkabout Reflections

Jay Cross

Tagging these favorites was a fun exercise. I’ve been writing about dealing with complexity in the workplace, bring emotion out of the closet at work, making people happy and more fulfilled, and the Stoos way of doing business. Remember this one?

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users


Let’s start right in, can you tell me just a little bit about your business and your background, how you got started and where you’re at today. I think this applies not just to our business but to any business. Let’s hop into the community or whatever you had next.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015


Gibbon — A community of folks who crave continous education, sharing information in the form of playlists for learning. Zoho Docs — Zoho Docs brings together more than 25 business-focused apps into one product. The popular business rating app Yelp!

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

These were mostly mature and part-time students who held substantive posts in training agencies, colleges and universities, and in community adult education centres, the military, National Health Service , the police force and the prison service.

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Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs


As Ryan describes it in this episode of the LMScast, Automator is really about saving time and creating workflows that make the processes in your business easier. Also as an online business person who had interest in a niche called permaculture, it’s an online gardening thing.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Tools and Methods for Networks and Communities - Discusses specific tools and methods for using Networks and Communities as part of Knowledge Work. To me, LinkedIn is very limited in it's ability to set up communities. I have a tendency to mix business and fun.

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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. Within the government and military, Communities of Practice have proven to be a highly effective way to drive social learning for organizations.

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Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

PhD thesis on tagging learning resources in a multilangual context - Ignatia Webs , December 21, 2009. 5 laws of human nature and online collaborative communities - Thinking Cloud , December 18, 2009. Aligning Training with the Business: A Simple Model - Getting Down to Business , December 16, 2009. oeb2009: Relate to business goals for learning to have impact - Learning in a Sandbox , December 14, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

How to Avoid Technology Hassles with Your Self Hosted WordPress LMS Website with Jonathan Denwood


But in business terms, I think in pure business terms this is how I see it playing really, Chris. To be truthful about it, normally you would have to hire a quite experienced developer at a quite early stage of your online business or building something out.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Ranking, tagging, top stories Tags link back to the tagger's BluePages profile IBM owns more than 50 islands in Second Life. Of course, you can try to improve those percentages through: Incentives or requirements (students must blog - it's graded) Community cohesion Focus (short time frame, limited topic) Integrated as natural activity and other adoption models. I've not really seen good examples of business cases (future ROI) for using these tools.

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Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Using the web for communication, education, and business! learning business social WorkLiteracy. View Entire Community. WebTools For Learners. About. Joan Vinall-Cox’s E-Portfolio. Personalizing Web Access.

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SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Shared a diagram: team collaboration, increased personal productivity, community building (the ‘why’). Need to become experts on organizational communities. Tagging/Bookmarking - described how they worked; relatively low adoption but may increase as more LMSs include. To provide a community for learning professionals. Become an expert on the learners within your organization’s communities. Managing Wikis In Business.

2008 - MMVIII eLearning Year in Review

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

TWITTER For the alpha geek community Twitter was the big story for 2007. Since the eLearning community tends to lag a little behind I would have to say that twitter hit the eLearning community strongest in 2008. MMVIII (2008) started off visual and mobile to be sure.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning


User tagging is an important aspect of sharing content that many social media tools promote. The inventive CLOs and others who are establishing more social approaches are probably too busy to spend time taking surveys! Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.