Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

Going ahead, organizations of the future will possibly function as Transformative Communities connecting diverse, distributed and multi-talented individuals who will come together to move toward an Evolutionary Purpose. Today, the very definition of organizations has changed.

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. No longer confined by geography, people who share the same interests can connect, share and grow as a community online. Organizational value of online 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.

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.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

to give back to the community. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. charter. PA G E 7 2 Know your. audience. PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. barriers.

xAPI Community

Torrance Learning

Instead, I was reminded, for approximately the millionth time, of the value of learning as a member of a community. ADL created a community with their xAPI cohorts and we’re aiming to do the same with our Spring 2016 xAPI Learning Cohort.

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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.

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.

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

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?).

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.

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.

Locus of learning: community, AI, or org?

Clark Quinn

My issue is with the locus of the curation of those objects; should it be the organization, an AI, or the community? I’ve argued that the community of practice should determine the curriculum to be a member of that community. A recent article caused me to think.

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.

SIX OBSTACLES TO BUILDING COMMUNITIES IN ORGANIZATIONS

Learnnovators

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The Recipe for Increasing Learner Engagement

Speaker: Deadra Welcome

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 [.].

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.

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.

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.

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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

Excellence in Community Service

CLO Magazine

Excellence in Community Service recognizes vendors that have provided significant investment of company resources and time in support of a community service project or initiative. The main goal for Eckerd Connects is to “make a difference in the lives of youth, families and communities.”

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.

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.

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 of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

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.

Amnesty International is Building Global Human Rights Communities with e-Learning & Docebo

Docebo

Educating global communities about human rights . More recently, a major part of its HRE strategy focused on implementing an e-learning platform to help build communities across the world that are empowered by their knowledge of human rights. .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.