eLearning 2.0 - Go Do It

Tony Karrer

Since my presentations last month at the Harvard Business School and at the eLearningGuild Annual Gathering, I've been getting several basic questions about what Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 I've been trying to answer these questions by pointing people to various descriptions I've provided in the past such as: What is eLearning 2.0? eLearning 1.0, and 2.0 Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 and eLearning 2.0

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

One interesting result is that the audience for my eLearning 2.0 To be more specific on the IT is Evil comment, it's the security surrounding many of the Web 2.0 Going back through the back chat / back channel during my presentation was really interesting to me. Since I couldn't read it at the same time I was presenting, it was amazing how much conversation was going on among the participants.

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The Business Web

Tony Karrer

This is something I've pointed to before: Promise of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 - Comparison to Macros, IDEs, and Visual Basic. Simultaneously, companies like Google and Yahoo have announced their intention to compete against Microsoft Exchange by offering a version of their consumer email services repurposed for business. Gmail for Domains ([link] ) and Yahoo Business Email ( [link] ) are serious competitors to the traditional email server franchise.

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Web 2.0 Corporate Access

Clark Quinn

I’ve been working with Steve Wexler and the eLearningGuild on the eLearning 2.0 This is resulting in some pretty interesting data such as the Web 2.0 Well I can help answer the question about access to YouTube and other Web 2.0 I somewhat understand why MySpace might get blocked (28%) but given how many people are using Facebook for business connections, blocking it at almost the same rate is a little bit of a surprise.

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Web 2.0 - Mainstream Term

Tony Karrer

These are somewhat telling about how mainstream Web 2.0 Over on Read/Write Web, and interesting article by Richard MacManus - Coming to Terms with Web 2.0 Then on 18 December 2005 I made the infamous declaration that "Web 2.0 Believe it or not, I think it's brought acceptance of the term 'Web 2.0'. Web 2.0 Gartner Says Web 2.0 but will be slow to adopt the aspects of Web 2.0

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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 Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0

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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 All professionals (including learning professionals) are extremely busy. Keywords: eLearning 2.0 , Web 2.0 , Collaborative Learning

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Users can share voice and video, display online PowerPoint presentations, documents, share their screen and show web pages, making annotations along the way. 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. A Wiki is software for creating and editing interlinked web pages.

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

Individuals and organizations gave their responses around the web this month. Ensure It Solves A Business Need. The most sound advice is to make sure it solves a business need. Focus on results rather than concepts, including case studies and how the competition is using informal learning to solve a business need. Post from: The eLearning Coach How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media. Tags: RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes. I was an advocate of computer-based learning in the 80s, then early internet/web-based learning in the 90s, social learning in the 2000s is just another step along the path. eLearning Coach: What are your criteria for defining a technology as social ? eLearning Coach: Do you think the knowledge and skills acquired through social media and technologies should be measured?

Incredibly Cool! Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development

Tony Karrer

Last week I moderated an event on Web 2.0 He basically showed how a business-user would be able to wire together an application. This is very similar to what I discussed back in March - Promise of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 - Comparison to Macros, IDEs, and Visual Basic. Now go look at the Google Gadgets which work on Any Web Page. What's this got to do with eLearning?

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. But the reality was more than that as I explored in posts like Business of Learning and Models for Learning Questions. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Strategy" Fails One of the better, cheap support mechanisms for self-directed learning are web 2.0

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 2008 Posts based on Read Counts: 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 37) Training Method Trends (27) Examples of eLearning 2.0 (26) 26) Web 2.0 Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 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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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Where Are All the Women Part II

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. But perhaps this is just a general business-blog issue. Blogs by Women The blogs displayed today on the home page had titles such as "More Women Waiting to Tie the Knot", "Harvard Promotes its First Woman to Position of President", "Trends in Pregnancies." -- marriage, pregnancy, health issues, parenting -- the Harvard story was the only business-related story.

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Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Here are my predictions, but realistically they are more about trends in eLearning and eLearning Software. Prediction #1 => eLearning 2.0 - Increasing Pressure It's safe to predict that you'll be hearing more and more about eLearning 2.0 There will be increasing pressure on each of us to understand eLearning 2.0 for ourselves in order to apply it within our organizations ( eLearning 2.0 - An Immediate, Important Shift).

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 Trap 1 - Leading with Strategy Even though the title of the post Learning 2.0 You do need to look across the organization to see the kinds of business, performance and learning needs where learning 2.0

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

Dr. Tony Karrer is an expert on innovative uses of technology that improves human performance and drive business results. Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0 He is author of the award-winning eLearning Technology blog, founder of Work Literacy , and creator of eLearning Learning. eLearning 2.0 Its good to hear of the solid business and learning applications for these technologies."

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Balmer talks about how a reset of economic expectations during the downturn has created an environment that is putting pressure on business to do more with less. Some of the specifics of this transformation are captured in the following graphic: This is lines up really well with a lot of what I discuss in Business of Learning and Trends in Learning. Business flux. and Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology.

Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

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. I am a big believer in the ability of web sites to provide simple forms that a user can fill out, that captures data that can be reused, and then feeds the data into templates that provide significant value. Find Lots of Examples of eLearning 2.0 I've already started to identify some of the initial 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.

Training Standards

Tony Karrer

You can find posts aggregated via eLearning Learning - 100 Conversations. Bill has quite a few questions in his post: eLearning is suffering from the Beta/VHS or Blu-ray/HD-DVD challenge. For example, it is elearning? eLearning? See some thoughts at: eLearning or e-Learning vs. learning , but I somewhat agree with Jay Cross (who coined the term eLearning) that it's not worth a whole lot of time trying to define it too closely.

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0" It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0 Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 is the use of Web 2.0 It's really about the fact that learning and development leaders have an opportunity to embrace 2.0.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Others are actually are fairly instructive about what the current trends are in eLearning. Here are my top 10 eLearning predictions for 2011. When everyone has a mobile device with web access, clearly there are opportunities to provide content in new ways. eLearning Technology.

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:

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. eLearning 2.0 eLearning 2.0 Using Topic Hubs to Speed My Learning In 2008, I launched eLearning Learning. eLearning Technology.

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Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. Blog Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. If we really care about improving performance, then we need to recognize the scope of our Learning Responsibility and to broaden ourselves to go from Learning Objectives to Performance Objectives and Business Needs. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 Web 2.0

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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. Other posts to check out: Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 I also got a form of this among the questions from the grad student (I'm slowly working through these.)

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 In this, Eric suggests the following minimum measures: Networking patterns - the relationship between people and content categories, the network make up or profile (business unit, job, level, etc), key brokers and influencers by content category, and the degree of networking across silos.

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.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. If we really care about improving performance, then we need to recognize the scope of our Learning Responsibility and to broaden ourselves to go from Learning Objectives to Performance Objectives and Business Needs. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 Web 2.0

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A Speedbump for Social Learning

eLearning Weekly

Whether you call it Learning 2.0, eLearning 2.0, Most social learning tools are web-based, and the social (or sharing) aspect generally means that the information you submit is likely to be available to other users that may or may not be affiliated with your organization. In terms of being ready for business use, blogs and wikis appear to be ahead of the pack.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Survey Results: Enterprise 2.0

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). Using Graphics To Improve Learning - The eLearning Coach , August 4, 2010 What are you doing about the picture superiority effect? So, what does the LMS offer to businesses? Web 2.0