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Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

One of our new clients, a small NGO with a wide network of local partners in Africa and Latin America is building an e-learning program from scratch. We talk about how great it would be if all their local partners would continuously share their expertise and experiences. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. So we’re building another online learning and sharing space – but with a different approach this time.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

One of our new clients, a small NGO with a wide network of local partners in Africa and Latin America is building an e-learning program from scratch. We talk about how great it would be if all their local partners would continuously share their expertise and experiences. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. So we’re building another online learning and sharing space – but with a different approach this time.

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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.

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Learning and Skills Group. Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’. Learning design. Moodle community. Adapt community.

Knowledge, practice and community

Learning with e's

After a break from blogging during the summer break, I''m back, and here is the continuation of my series on theories of learning, with number 25. The previous post highlighted issues around the situated learning theory of Jean Lave. Argyris Double Loop Learning 3.

From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation

ID Reflections

It has been a long and exciting journey so far, dotted with exciting projects, some wonderful clients, and a tremendous amount of learning. An instructional designer by profession who started her career anlayzing learner needs, creating micro-design documents, writing story-boards and discussing the nitty-gritty of course navigation with visual designers, I have long been interested in the power of social, collaborative and informal learning. The age of social learning is here.

How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

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How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

Communities of practice have existed within organizations for many years, usually taking the form of a group of people gathering together to share knowledge, to motivate each other, and build their expertise. How do communities of practice work? Learning Trends

Learning Community, Peers and Outside Experts

Tony Karrer

In some ways this relates closely to the post on Selling Learning Communities. By way of background, Nancy White and John Smith are gurus around all things Communities and Networks. I’ve worked with Nancy to create the Communities and Networks Connection which helps me continuously learn. And I keep a copy of their book Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities next to my computer.

5 Ways Gamification Solves Business Problems

Ed App

Who would have thought that badges, levels and leaderboards could be the answer to business problems? We share with you 6 ways gamification solves business problems. Gamification offers a space to share a range of expertise and get the conversation flowing. Growth of a Learning Community. Peer feedback is useful to guide their colleagues and engagement with the platform, creating a strong learning culture.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

The more I thought about it, the more it seemed to me that it is one of the fundamental blocks of building a community of practice. A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes.

How Freelance Clients Find Me

Experiencing eLearning

Include a few sentences explaining your projects and the problems you solved with them. E-Learning Portfolios: Share Your Work : A collection of portfolios in the eLearning Heroes community. Spend time connecting with others in the e-learning field too.

Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris

LifterLMS

Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. The challenge is in the marketing of your services, and that is Robin’s area of expertise.

Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

Jack Merklein from Xerox Global Services did a really great presentation at LearnTrends 2009 entitled - Common tools for Diverse Communities at Xerox Global Services. Jack is responsible for the development, care and tools for learning communities and knowledge sharing initiatives.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. I simply found myself tweeting at a learning and development conference using its hashtag and others began connecting with me.

How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Most trainers, both formal and informal, have the same goal: to make learning that sticks. The problem with that is, well, problems. Problem #1: Face-to-face training is time-consuming and expensive. Problem #2: Schedules can be a nightmare to coordinate.

Ambient learning

Learning with e's

The answer is to value staff by providing them with relevant learning opportunities as they work. In many large organisations today this is changing, with learning and development now conducted largely while employees are on the move, or sitting at their work stations.

Learned Vs. Learners - Revised

ID Reflections

The difference between the terms “ learners ” and “ learned ” and what it implies when applied to the experts in our organizations is crucial in today’s environment of constant change. I have recently been reading Building Expertise: Cognitive Methods for Training and Performance Improvement.

If You're Not Learning.

The Performance Improvement Blog

Now I'm back and hope I will be able to continue writing about learning and management.] . According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Workplace Learning Report , “The #1 reason employees say they are not engaging in workplace learning is because they don't have the time.” Learning is the work.

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Do People Need to Learn, or Can They Look It All Up?

Experiencing eLearning

The other, related idea is that everything can be learned on the job with performance support, without formal training. Question 1: Do People Need to Bother Learning? He did not need to learn, just have access to knowledge. Why do they need to bother learning?

L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

This article appeared in Inside Learning Technologies & Skills Magazine, January 2015 Our professional, personal, and private lives are being heavily impacted by a world that has become Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (a.k.a. This requires constant engagement with the community.

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Learning Strategy Issues

Clark Quinn

One presentation was on collaborating to produce an elearning course on sleeping better, with the presenter’s firm demonstrating expertise in elearning, while the other firm had the subject matter expertise on sleep health. A second presentation was on providing tools to trainers to devolve content development locally, addressing a problem with centrally-developed content. The third question was about ensuring quality in a localized learning environment (e.g.

Issue 153

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. A PLN is an enabler of such learning.

What is Connections: xAPI?

MakingBetter

When we’re at a large tradeshow, people often approach us to talk about the applications of xAPI in solving their company’s problems. We love it, but there’s never enough time for deep conversations about performance outcomes or how to account for the learning and performance activities that actually matter. It’s that those events are not focusing on moving hard problems toward better outcomes. ” and apply their true expertise.

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. Community Brands Crowd Wisdom.

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Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

Lurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days. It has received a lot of attention in the past from the thought leaders in the realm of learning and the role of communities in personal as well as organizational learning.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects.

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Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce?

Design for life

Learning with e's

This is number 30 in my series on learning theories. As usual, this is a simplified and concise interpretation, so if you wish to learn more, please read the associated literature. The manner in which a problem is presented can be various, from well structured, to ill-defined.

Design 110

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. What is Social Learning?

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Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts

Jane Hart

The focus of my August Pick of the Posts is social learning, and these posts all include some great graphics too. They’ll talk about problems. Some will give up and never learn to use the product. Communities emerge. Empowering Employee-Led Learning (8 August).

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

As working professionals and L&D personnel concerned with training and organizational learning, capability building and talent development, we cannot ignore the implications of this changing landscape. How do I see workplace learning shaping up five years from now?

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Podcast 12: Collaborative Medical Education at Vermont Oxford Network

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 12 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. What can this organization teach the rest of us about effective social learning strategies ?

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. Based on my work as an independent advisor to learning tech buyers and sellers , I’ve outlined 16 key extended enterprise learning trends and related predictions. Learning record store.

Do People Need to Learn, or Can They Look It All Up?

Experiencing eLearning

The other, related idea is that everything can be learned on the job with performance support, without formal training. Question 1: Do People Need to Bother Learning? He did not need to learn, just have access to knowledge. Why do they need to bother learning?