Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jay Cross

Trade fair – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Will their business model be disrupted?

Arguments, Wikipedia, Networks, & Structure

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the main reasons that the most popular and most controversial Wikipedia articles have come to be more "accurate and free of vandalism" than they used to be has nothing to do with "sidewalk-like transparency and collective responsibility." Long Live? Tony Karrer in eLearning Technology.

Wikipedia, Stress, Innovation, & Twitter

Big Dog, Little Dog

I'm a Wikipedia Inclusionist - Science Blogs. Wikipedia is far beyond the level where it need prove anything to the world. Innovation makes CIOs business leaders, experts say - Search CIO.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The business model and operating principles in today’s organizations hinge on “making” profit through the deft use of limited resources in an organized manner. The military metaphor dominates the world of business – right from “staff”, “line”, “chain of command”, to “ war for talent”, “ competitive strategy”, and “line of fire ”.

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Your Healthcare Compliance Training, But a Dashboard Can

Qintil

If you’re looking for instant, actionable compliance insight into your care home business you need to get up to speed with dashboards and software. Data has become the success icon.

Cognitive Restructuring, Direct Reports, Education, & Wikipedia

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Right Way to Disagree with Direct Reports - Harvard Business. WikiGate: A Wakeup Call For Wikipedia - The Kent Lewis Experience. How are companies that are listed on Wikipedia supposed to clarify or correct inaccuracies, or add new content?

Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change

ID Reflections

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The business model and operating principles in today’s organizations hinge on “making” profit through the deft use of limited resources in an organized manner. The military metaphor dominates the world of business – right from “staff”, “line”, “chain of command”, to “ war for talent”, “ competitive strategy”, and “line of fire ”.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

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5 Business Cases that Call for Serious Games

Knowledge Guru

No matter what learning solution you think you want to produce, it’s important to identify the learning need (and business need) before starting a project. Use the five business cases described above to inspire you as you look to find ways to apply serious games in your organization.

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Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology

Pinlearn

The Duolingo business model is for a person who wants to learn new languages like German, French, and others. Duolingo business model: Like most online learning apps, Duolingo’s business model is a key ingredient to success. Let’s have a look at the complete business model of Duolingo with the market orientation. Duolingo’s business model is one of the smartest in the technology space. This is a great strategy for new-age businesses to emulate.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Blog posts from such reputable sources as Harvard Business Review. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

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Podcast Episode 8: The Business Benefits of xAPI – With Mike Rustici

Talented Learning

And what kind of real-world business benefits come from using xAPI? KEY TAKEAWAYS: For extended enterprise professionals, measuring the business impact of learning programs is essential. The xAPI data standard adds value to this process by making it possible to link all types of learning activities with business performance metrics. Starting small is a legitimate way to discover how xAPI can help you improve learning programs and related business results. .

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Employee Onboarding: The missing link in your business strategy

Disprz

Business is characterized by risk taking, and the market is more often than not volatile. Is onboarding a myth or it does affect your business numbers? And the volumes of slides relating to business conduct guidelines?

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

Wikipedia defines blended learning as an education program that combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods requiring the physical presence of both teacher and student, with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace. The post Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses appeared first on Pinlearn. What is the MOOC platform? Dave Cormier coined the term MOOC in 2008. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses.

5 Compliance Challenges that Impede Business Transformation

Skillsoft

By Norm Ford According to Statistic Brain (a research provider to Wikipedia, Forbes, CNN and The New York Times), only 58% of people make it past the first month with their resolutions intact.

Slaying giants

Learning with e's

For centuries humans have created and maintained spaces and places around them, and have conducted their lives, their businesses and their play within them. Can businesses hope to compete when all around them content is available for free?

"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

Smartphones have utterly transformed the way we interact with each other, access information, entertain ourselves and conduct business. The basic philosophy behind Wikipedia and the general practice of user generated content is that everybody can be an editor and a commentator.

Resistance is futile

Learning with e's

Our work, business, and entertainment has been disrupted by digital technology, most would argue for the better. Wikipedia is yet another example of disruptive innovation. disruption education learning smart mobile phones social media Technology web wikipedia

Opening up #learning: new forms of knowledge

Learning with e's

Publishers remain in business, but to be successful they now have to adapt to the new and trenchant demands of the digital economy. affordances education FaceBook learning Technology Twitter wikipedia YouTube

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Who will survive?

Learning with e's

Wikipedia, the online crowd-sourced encyclopaedia, hosts over 14 million articles on just about every subject under the sun. They will be institutions that can clearly discern the connections between learning and business, between technology and pedagogy, between individuals and society.

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What Game Mechanics Can Offer Online Learning for Business

Mindflash

The military has used training games since 1980; it stands to reason that businesses are next in line.

Six Tips to Help You Select the Right Learning Management System

Gyrus

In the digital world, one can turn to a blog, Wikipedia, social media platforms, online knowledge forums, videos, etc. The second way sounds simple but unless you have just started your business or have a very small workforce, it is not going to be an effective method in the long run. Business LMS eLLEditor's Note: This blog was originally published in KM World in April 2016, and has been reproduced here with permission.

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

To gain personal clarity on the role of an ID in a business setting b. BA = Business Analyst c. The business world still glances at the role of an instructional designer with skepticism. What does an ID do that a Business Analyst (BA) cannot do? What is a Business Analyst?

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.

Collecting Knowledge and Learning - 3/8/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

The concepts behind knowledge management however, can make a big difference to you and your business — and best of all, they don’t cost you any money. Deep down, though, we all knew Wikipedia wasn't that reliable. The difference between innovation and invention - ZDNet. Developed nations spend $1,270 per capita per year to boost research and development and knowledge. But the returns are minimal. If you invent something and don't do anything with it your efforts are wasted.

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What is Transition Management and How Does It Impact eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

According to Wikipedia : “Transition management, in the financial sense, is a service usually offered by sell-side institutions to help buy-side firms transition a portfolio of securities.” approach to business.

From Courses to Micro-Learning

ID Reflections

Wikipedia describes micro-learning thus: Micro-learning can also be understood as a process of subsequent, "short" learning activities, i.e. learning through interaction with micro-content objects in small timeframes. Businesses grew and became mega-businesses.

Course Development+Social Network+Commerce

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Maybe what find isn't a complete course but an awesome structure for a similar course with all the content stripped out.Bingo.you're in business. wink, wink) Maybe that already exists in Wikipedia , or Squidoo , but I don't think so. I'm knocking around this idea in my head and just wanted to see what people thought. Wouldn't it be great if there was a clearing house of eLearning Development Projects?

The Working Smarter Fieldbook: A Glimpse and Some Thoughts

ID Reflections

Image via Wikipedia "Collaboration is a process through which people who see different aspects of a problem can constructively explore their differences and search for the solution that go beyond their own limited vision of what is possible." ~ Anecdote And informal learning is hinged on collaboration. The book is divided into the following key sections: Working Smarter Informal Learning Social Learning The Business Case Develop your Elevator Pitch Cheat Sheets Instructional Design 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone

Mark Oehlert

» April 03, 2008 Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone Its no Wikipedia but turns out the Encyclopedia Britannica has an iPhone optimized version. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

Agencies Share Information By Taking a Page From Wikipedia : "Thats right, the Office of Management and Budget, where caution and precision rule, has embraced Wikipedia as a model, hosting an online place where federal officials can swap information and ideas outside traditional boundaries." We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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Chief Meta-Learning Officer?

Upside Learning

As per Wikipedia, meta-learning means learning about one’s own learning. Tags: eLearning eLearning Business Chief Learning Officer Chief Meta-Learning Officer meta-learning Role of the CLO Tony Karrer’s post guided me to this article in CLO magazine by Jay Cross and Clark Quinn, in which they urge CLOs to become Chief Meta-Learning Officers.

The Explosive Growth of ELearning

LearnDash

Businesses Increasingly Rely on ELearning. Businesses, especially large corporations, have embraced elearning as a valuable training method for their employees.

Save your clients from themselves

Making Change

Look up their company in Wikipedia or business databases. “Our job is to give the client what they want.” ” Sound familiar? It’s what I was told when I started. But decades later, I’d say this instead: “Our job is to make the client look good.”

The Social Learning Revolution

Jane Hart

” (Wikipedia). How social businesses are emerging and how we can really support social learning in the social business. What new services will be needed in the social business to support social learning and the new role of the workplace learning professional.

Entrepreneur Camp for Instructional Designers: Teaching Disruption

Kapp Notes

There is a lot to DSRP but here is a quick definition from Wikipedia, “DSRP is a theory and method of thinking, developed by educational theorist and cognitive scientist, Derek Cabrera based on his research at Cornell University.

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