Communities of Inquiry

Nick Leffler

I want to preface this post with the following information: Before a few days ago I had never heard the term Community of Inquiry, which is exactly why I’ve chosen to write and learn about it. Why Communities of Inquiry. Communities of inquiry (WTH?).

How to Use Communities

Edvance360

Edvance360 Communities - groups of people collaborating towards a purpose - are one of our clients’ favorite features. Administrators, instructors as well as learners can create communities, if desired. edvance360 lms Groups Communities

Online Community Management (Workshop)

Jane Hart

Setting up and running an online community takes time and effort. In this online workshop we look at how to support the planning, launch and running of an online community. This 4-week online workshop covers the following topics: Planning the community. Launching the community.

Creating a Course Community

LearnDash

Because of this, it is common today to see communities developed around courses. In most cases, course communities involve incorporating a forum with the course content. Online communities around elearning content can increase the value of the course and its effectiveness.

Found - The Best Sales Learning Methodologies

Speaker: Joe DiDonato, Chief of Staff, Baker Communcations, Inc

He will also tell you what he shared with the Venture Capitalist community on how to pick which EdTech technologies will likely succeed based on educational research.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

” This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Bye bye communities and collaboration! The post Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations appeared first on Learnnovators.

The Community Responds

MakingBetter

I hoped in my last post that the community would indeed respond with ideas, insights, opinions and concerns. While we seem to all concur that we’d do well by breaking up the spec into smaller components, there are ideas shared by the community so far that differ from what I posted — specifically on what lines can/should be drawn around different parts of the existing specification. There are a couple of concerns that seem to resonate pretty strongly among the community.

Creating a Robust Social Community within Your LMS

LearnDash

Because of this, many educators have caught on to the value of community for promoting their courses. A dedicated online community not only brings with it a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm, it also gives learners a reason to remain part of your program. That said, there are many ways an online community can be built, and online educators often miss out by considering their community too narrowly. Let’s say your community focuses on online development.

xAPI Communities of Practice

MakingBetter

Last year, ADL began organizing Communities of Practice around the design considerations and implementation of xAPI in different contexts. Yesterday, Ben Betts announced his leadership of a Badges Community of Practice , and I was both surprised and elated to see all the different groups coordinating with ADL. It’s value is multiplied as the different ways in which these Communities of Practice use xAPI become explicit.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

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.

SIX OBSTACLES TO BUILDING COMMUNITIES IN ORGANIZATIONS

Learnnovators

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Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Bye bye communities and collaboration!

Online Community Training Case Study

Raptivity

Training conducted through online communities is an arduous task but worth mentioning the efforts taken by an organization with the use of Raptivity. Generally, organizations have discussions and announcements made on online communities but going a step further with training [.].

Building Community with Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Consider these opportunities to build community with your content. Peer Communities. Peer communities have the potential to be powerful social learning environments, but the reality is a large number of them are digital ghost towns.

Adapt community goes offline

Kineo

In four short years Adapt Learning has built into a thriving and bustling global open source community. The Adapt community now also has its own dedicated blog for sharing developments and tips. The adaptlearning.org website has attracted visitors from over 200 countries and the technical, learning design and jobs forums have seen around 7,500 posts between them.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

To facilitate this exchange of “irregular conversations,” organizations have to think like communities, to think of Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation” Community Directors/Managers/Facilitators will become a key role in developing a successful social business.

THE SIX HATS OF A COMMUNITY MANAGER

Learnnovators

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PKM and Online Communities Workshops

Jane Hart

Online Communities Workshop. This online workshop considers the general principles behind setting up and maintaining an online community - whether it be an online learning community or Community of Practice. Online Communities Webinar.

PKM 235

SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY, COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Learnnovators

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The Social Learning Community

Jane Hart

Yesterday I launched the Social Learning Community – a new Community of Practice intended for those interested in the use of social media to work and learn smarter. This is a place where you can join discussions, ask questions, share links, experiences and events with others about social learning – whether it be in education or [.]. Social learning

Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development

ID Reflections

To facilitate this exchange of "irregular conversations," organizations have to think like communities, to think of Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation ". Community Directors/Managers/Facilitators will become a key role in developing a successful social business.

Communities of Practice Need Some Practice

Nick Leffler

Defining Communities of Practice (CoP). It’s hard to define a Community of Practice, but I think a good start would be to quote a Tweet I recently saw from another MSLOC430 participant. It sums up what happens when you’re in a Community of Practice and it’s a summary of none other than Harold Jarche who seems to have something relevant to each category I’m writing about. What’s your take on Communities of Practice?

Are You Selling Courses, or Community?

LearnDash

In some circumstances it makes sense to build a community around your courses. The Difference Between Courses and Community. However, communities are valuable to both you and the learner. Everywhere you look online today there are people selling courses.

Shifting from Trainer to Community Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

Whether it’s a quick chat with a coworker in the office, a YouTube search for a how-to guide, or a visit to the user community for the software they are using, the ubiquity of quality information has raised our expectation for speed and ease of acquiring new information.

Community and Collaborative Learning

Dashe & Thomson

In Kenya, she said, everyone is very community-focused; but here, in the United States, we function as completely separate individuals. Learning has also become less community-based in the United States. I am not certain, however, that making technology more social builds community.

Community of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Peformance Improvement

One of many methods of organizational learning is a “community of practice”. TorranceLearning has created a kind of community of practice that they call the Torrance Download. Thinking about individual, team, whole organization, and community learning.

eLearning Community – June Update

Adobe Captivate

The post eLearning Community – June Update appeared first on eLearning. Blog eLearning eLearning Community Adobe Captivate elearning community questionThanks for all your feedback on last release – [link]. For this release, we have introduced a new feature along with few workflow improvements based on your feedback. We look forward to seeing your feedback. What’s New – . Introducing HTML5 Previews of Captivate projects.

Social Games & Community Development

Usable Learning

So I’ve been doing research for a chapter on social and informal learning that I’m adding the second edition, and I’ve been taking a look at some of the resources on social gaming because they know a *lot* about community development. Community Development.

Setting up and running an online community

Jane Hart

Next online workshop runs 1 September – 3 October 2014 Building and maintaining successful online communities takes time and effort. In this workshop we will look at the importance of planning your community, different ways of launching it, and after the first flush of enthusiasm wears off, making sure it remains dynamic and vibrant.

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.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

These spaces have never really taken off, yet whenever there is a face-to-face get-together there is great enthusiasm for learning from each other and a call to continue remotely through a community of practice (CoP). We will use the eWorkshop method to kick-start and nurture the communities of practice. In online communities (communities of practice – CoP) , the interactions are unstructured.

Community of improvement?

Clark Quinn

In a conversation I had recently, specifically about a community focused on research, I used the term ‘community of improvement’, and was asked how that was different than a community of practice. First, let me say that a community of practice could be, and should be, a community of improvement. The community should be looking to other fields for inspiration, and attempting experiments.

Driving Engagement within Social Learning Communities

InSync Training

The moment you mention social learning, invariably the L&D community starts thinking of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs). An online community also enables participants within a learning journey to work out loud (an important ingredient of social learning).

Knowledge, practice and community

Learning with e's

In this post, I extend this idea into the work Lave did with Etienne Wenger, which has become known as Communities of Practice. The work of Lave and Wenger advances this concept, turning its focus to the people who make up the learning communities we are all a part of.

10 community principles to make your MOOC stronger

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Hence it was a good idea of Jos Maassen from MOOCfactory to invite Peter Staal from Bind and myself to exchange about the design of a social MOOC and what you can learn from the way you facilitate a community. In January we had a lot of fun facilitating our knowmad MOOC.

LearnFlex LMS: Implementing User Groups and Communities

B Online Learning

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Online Communities and Online Events: The Perfect Match

CommPartners

Online communities have become a valuable component of an organization’s engagement strategy. According to the advisory firm IDC, the online community market will reach $1.2 billion dollars by 2019.

Axonify Community Conference Video

Axonify

Doble, CEO of Doble Group, LLC, wrote about our first community conference. The post Axonify Community Conference Video appeared first on Axonify. A few weeks ago, we shared a blog post that Axonify partner, Mariano J.

Tools for Building Social Online Course Communities

LearnDash

If you are smart, you will build a community ! Creating an online course is more than just delivering content. As you grow your customer-base it often makes sense to allow learners to interact with one another. This isn’t applicable to all course content but surprisingly it does apply to a variety of niches. In general we people prefer social opportunities which is probably why social networking platforms are so popular.

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.