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. We are all well versed with the Butterfly Effect.

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.

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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.

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.

Enhancing the Learning Experience by Leveraging Learner Analytics

Speaker: Seth Puri, EVP Global Sales and Marketing, Gutenberg Technology

The importance of learner analytics is well understood among the eLearning community – but practical knowledge of how to capture and use those numbers is much harder to find. In this webinar, Seth Puri, EVP of Global Sales and Marketing for Gutenberg Technology, will deliver a guide to collecting and assessing learning outcomes – and demonstrate how doing so can help you deliver a differentiated eLearning experience.

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.

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.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

As a community manager and social business evangelist in a highly distributed and diverse organization, I’ve begun to realize not only the value of but the critical need to understand these aspects. Where does an enterprise community manager come in?

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.”

TCC09: Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities

Experiencing eLearning

This virtual learning community took the initiative to form a study group and share strategies for completing course problem-solving assignments. They effectively managed issues of trust, workload, and learning within their social network. Community of Inquiry. Wiki Wiki.

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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.

How Community Bolsters Your Online Learning Programs

CommPartners

But many online learning programs aren’t as effective as they could […]. Blog association community e-learning elearning social learningGuest blog by Bobby Kaighn, Higher Logic Online learning is valuable, convenient, and scalable, which makes it an ideal benefit for associations. In the last few years, online learning has also proven to be very popular for members who want to advance their careers.

Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

How does this tie in with the role of a community manager, you may ask! What role can an enterprise community manager play? In this case, the community manager's role would be akin to that of a museum curator. Some of these can be achieved via the user interface design and the use of pre-built widgets that allow community managers to pull in content defined with specific tags and categories. This can be made as general or as granular depending on the community's need.

Effective Leadership is Transformational

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside. Team leadership is all about team development and building a community.

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

Angry Birds – the game – can certainly be used as a model for eLearning; it has all the attributes that make for effective game-based learning: immediate rewards and feedback, increasingly challenging tasks, focus on action and decision-making.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. to give back to the community. effective meetings.

Complete to Compete: Community College Student Success (Part One)

The Performance Improvement Blog

Full disclosure: I have a special interest in community college completion because I am on the Board of Trustees of Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan and that institution, like all other colleges, are coming under scrutiny regarding the retention and graduation of their students.

Online learning community: Fostering better learning outcomes through camaraderie

eFront

It’s a well-known fact that when communities band together they achieve far greater things than they would have individually. So, what is an online learning community, and why exactly should organizations give serious consideration to creating them? What Are Online Learning Communities?

The Pedagogy of Learning Design: Creating Learning Communities with Social Presence

InSync Training

Creating Learning Communities with Social Presence. In the first installment of this series I introduced a pedagogical, designed approach to instruction based on three key elements in effective e-learning: social presence, teaching presence, and cognitive presence.

Is Articulate Storyline 360 a cost-effective tool for eLearning content development?

Swift eLearning Services

So, why Articulate Storyline 360 is a cost effective tool? To develop an effective eLearning course, the ingredients required are Content, Avatar, Images, Audio and Video.… Articulate Storyline 360 is a powerful eLearning tool.

Effective Communication for Online Learning

Rapid eLearning

Effective Communication Involves Common Understanding. Experience and Skill Level Impact Effective Communication. Personal Motivation Impacts Effective Communication. Check out these articles and free resources in the community.

3 Keys to Building Effective Online Training

Rapid eLearning

The key is figuring out how to convert a lot of this content into an effective e-learning course. Effective Online Training Has Clear Objectives. Effective Online Training Has Actionable Objectives. Effective Online Training Has Measurable Objectives.

Complete to Compete: Community College Student Success (Part Two)

The Performance Improvement Blog

This post continues my comments and observations from attending the 2011 Annual Convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Several college presidents reminded me that the stigma of community college as being grades 13 and 14 still exists in some quarters.

Blended Learning Model as an Effective Training Solution – Examples

Adobe Captivate

In today’s dynamic environment where organizations are in a tough competitive environment with regulatory and market changes, it is important that organizations constantly evolve by providing trainings in the most effective way. What Is The Blended Learning All About?

How to Create an Effective Refresher Training Course

LearnDash

You have to establish learning objectives , offer feedback, and build a community around the course—even if that community is a subset of your larger office culture. Schedule your course so that it will be most effective.

How to Effectively Manage Your Employees and Promote Positivity

Your Training Edge

If you want to effectively manage your employees, you need to commit to being a genuinely good leader. Firstly, consider the advantages of getting your company involved in community service.

How to Effectively Manage Your Employees and Promote Positivity

Your Training Edge

If you want to effectively manage your employees, you need to commit to being a genuinely good leader. Firstly, consider the advantages of getting your company involved in community service.

Adobe eLearning Community Formed Supporting Maryland, DC, and Virginia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

IconLogic's  Kevin Siegel  has been named the manager of Adobe's eLearning Community supporting eLearning developers living in or around DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Kevin and the IconLogic team will be hosting regular meetings featuring tips and tricks on creating effective eLearning using such tools as Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

EPISODE 30 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: Today I’m thrilled to welcome two executives from Community Brands – EVP and General Manager, Tristan Jordan , and Director of Marketing, Tara Pawlak. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: JOHN: First, maybe we should introduce Community Brands.

Video: Leveraging online learning for development and community during a crisis

CLO Magazine

To be truly effective, online learning must be quickly and easily digestable, offered in various modalities and provide a sense of community, says Max Simon, founder and CEO of cannabis education platform Green Flower Media. Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

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Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content

Trivantis

One of my favorite (and lesser-known) features on the Trivantis® Community is the ability to share Lectora® courses. As a diehard developer turned Community Manager, I still get the itch to play around in Lectora, so I love it when I have an excuse to create something new. Community

Psychologically-Based Principles for Effective eLearning

Allen Interactions

We love to support our eLearning community through the sharing of relevant content. Editors Note: This is a guest blog post. Thank you to Leona Henryson for this article. Check out more of her work here. We'd love to hear your feedback on this post. Please let us know what you think in the comments! eLearning

Adobe eLearning Community Formed Supporting Maryland, DC, and Virginia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

IconLogic's  Kevin Siegel  has been named the manager of Adobe's new eLearning Community supporting eLearning developers living in or around DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Kevin and the IconLogic team will be hosting regular meetings featuring tips and tricks on creating effective eLearning using such tools as Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter.

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 2: From Practice Fields to Communities of Practice by Sasha Barab and Thomas Duffy (2012). There are a range of opinions and positions within the constructivist and situativity communities regarding even the basic concepts laid out in this text. The text explores how to create a more supportive learning environment for students and what it means to learn as a member of a social group or community.

How Postmates Quickly Scaled Effective eLearning for Frontline Workers

edX

Lessons from Community Engagement Leader Rachel Kamen. In particular, she shares her experience of quickly, effectively scaling eLearning as a resource during the COVID-19 pandemic. By nature, Rachel Kamen’s role at Postmates is to put its people first.

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Building Communities – The Slope of Enlightenment

Learning Cafe

In my last blog alter egos I started to share some personal traits and experiences that led me in to the world of developing communities to support learning. The post Building Communities – The Slope of Enlightenment appeared first on Learning Cafe.