Images, Crowds, Cognitive Bias, eLearning 2.0, & Networks

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Ignorance of Crowds - Strategy+Business. It's a great way to find and fix problems, to collect and categorize information, or to perform any other time-consuming task that can be sped up by having lots of people with diverse perspectives working in parallel. E-learning 2.0: Is e-learning 2.0 Smart image and video search - KM World.

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools. It would be difficult to create a ten-list without mentioning some of Google’s continually evolving Google Collaboration Tools for Education and Business. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Social Media Tools For Learning.

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

Ensure It Solves A Business Need. The most sound advice is to make sure it solves a business need. Clark Quinn suggests you avoid the word Social Media and instead, talk about the outcomes of informal learning, such as innovation, problem-solving, creativity and research.

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Were you too busy to read the reviews, analysis and opinions? No problem. The problem is that you can only associate your iPad with one other device. Post from: The eLearning Coach Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning. REVIEWS elearning 2.0

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Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes. eLearning Coach: What are your criteria for defining a technology as social ? eLearning Coach: Can you describe the advantages of the social media environment, Elgg?

Getting Started

Tony Karrer

During a recent presentation and workshop to eLearning leaders from across a large organization, it dawned on me that we were making Getting Started with eLearning 2.0 I'm already way too busy trying to get my stuff done. This is much the same Learning 2.0

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

And the risk is pretty severe as described in the Business of Learning. And surveys such as Web 2.0 There's considerable discussion throughout my blog around topics that relate to social / informal / learning 2.0: Informal Learning and Learning Management Systems Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II Informal Learning - Harold Tells Us Where To Put It - Now What Informal Learning - Let's Get Real Elves, Measuring Results and Informal Learning eLearning 2.0:

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eLearning Research

Tony Karrer

We have: Will Thalheimer, Work Learning Research Kevin Oakes, I4CP Claire Schooley, Forrester Chris Howard, Bersin Kevin Martin, Aberdeen Biggest trend is Learning 2.0 eLearning 2.0 Bersin is publishing report on learning 2.0. Leap to 2.0 Learning 2.0 Statistics from ASTD research - 86% - web 2.0 Learning 2.0 Have festival where employees vote on best business ideas. Measurement Must be done the way the business does itself.

Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

I love going to conferences when there's energy and I meet interesting people with interesting problems. I've been doing a lot of work on custom content delivery and even more on the implications of Web 2.0 on all kinds of businesses. Find Lots of Examples of eLearning 2.0 I've already started to identify some of the initial eLearning 2.0 During a panel session in the fall discussing a few examples of eLearning 2.0

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Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II

Tony Karrer

Interestingly, Stephen Downes' new presentation - e-Learning 2.0 - Why the New Tools includes a slide that quotes my blog post: I'm becoming convinced that folks in the informal learning realm are quite willing to live with "free range" learning. Let's me define "works" for most of my projects - changes human performance in a way that achieves desired business outcomes. there's a fundamental difference in eLearning 2.0:

Top-Down Strategy

Tony Karrer

It starts by looking at your key knowledge work: Roles Projects For myself, these might be: Roles Small Business Owner Manager Acting CTO Community organizer Expert / Speaker / Writer Client Advisor Family Vacation Planner Fine Dining Planner etc. Projects Design and Conduct Workshops New product design Online workshop eLearning Learning product design Staying up-to-speed on eLearning 2.0 Problems) Where do I believe I could have opportunity for improvement?

Time Spent on Blogging

Tony Karrer

A frequent question I get at the end of any presentation on eLearning 2.0 is how much time I spend on blog reading and writing and how anyone can work that into their already too busy life. When I'm doing some research on a topic as part of a project, as I think through the problem, find solutions, etc., Other posts to check out: Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Also please include terms and a link that will help it get put into appropriate categories in the eLearning Learning Community. Here's the eLearning Authoring Tool we chose to use and approach we used to evaluate and decide. Here are the surprises we found after we chose our eLearning Authoring Tool. Here's my eLearning Authoring Method or Trick. Topics 1, 2, 3 for LMS , LCMS , Audio , Virtual Classroom Tool , Screencast , Wiki , eLearning Game Tool , etc.

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 My only problem was that I didn't really have a way to change the class design significantly based on the result and I should have. All professionals (including learning professionals) are extremely busy.

A Speedbump for Social Learning

eLearning Weekly

Whether you call it Learning 2.0, eLearning 2.0, People that aren’t technically-savvy may not think in these terms, and this is an area where one small mistake could lead to a large problem. In terms of being ready for business use, blogs and wikis appear to be ahead of the pack. Some examples are Twitter , Flickr , and Facebook ; to my knowledge, these applications don’t have a separate, secure, option for private business use.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning. I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 No problems getting things here. Web 2.0

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Are we – as in the collective we of the eLearning ‘industry’ – making a conscious shift away from Instructional Designer since no one on the outside knows what that means? Since "I'm an instructional designer" is almost always met with blank stares, I just fall back on elaborating with "eLearning developer."

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences - eLearning Technology , August 5, 2010 I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They provide a good basis for looking at just a couple of common problems. Post from: The eLearning Coach Using Graphics To Improve Learning. So, what does the LMS offer to businesses?