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MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

For the past year or so, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been busy upending all kinds of assumptions about education: content is king, quality education is expensive, and instructor-led training is the gold standard, to name just a few. One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned.

5 ways to make your LMS work for you

Sponge UK

Let’s look at some of the ways you can shift your perspective on your LMS and see how it can benefit your employees. This setup period is just the start of administering the platform. Administering a modern LMS is as easy as using any other web application, like Evernote or Google Docs.

Balancing innovations and implementation

Janet Clarey

It seems we’re always just one click from finding someone talking about the greatness and importance of innovation and ten clicks away from finding someone talking about their innovation implementation. Diagnosis: implementationitis (inflammation of innovation). Communities of Practice! I’ve gone more to an analysis-in-process mode, beta research, of working. Time is of the essence. There is a disruption of norms and change in roles [.what?

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

One of the really cool things about eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff is the ability of the system to determine hot topics or trends based on the content that is being brought together in topic hubs. Twitter has been the talk of the town during 2009. Social media, social networks, communities for learning both formal and informal is bigger than I think we can even imagine at this point. Hot Topic #3 - Google Wave. Google Wave in 10 Minutes , June 23, 2009.