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. Personal learning networks (very familiar).

Organizations as Communities?—?Part 2

ID Reflections

Yesterday, in a Twitter conversation with Rachel Happe regarding the need for organizations to function as communities, I wrote the following: “ Complicated solutions are yesterday’s good practices. How are communities connected to complexity, collective intelligence and “sensemaking”?

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The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches. CSCL was one of the hot pedagogical approaches of the day – when network-based learning was in its relative infancy. Learning takes place in our heads.

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.

Found - The Best Sales Learning Methodologies

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

Finding the right learning approach for each topic you have to deliver to your learners can seem like a “problem of endless choices.” In this webinar you will discover these secrets to help you build effective learning for your teams: How to develop smart learning paths.

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. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. 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).

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening.

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. Problem centered. But that is what community is all about.

Gamification of Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

Gamification of Problem-Solving: It’s a relatively new term and may be a little trendy, possibly overhyped, and tends to be misunderstood as a subject. In essence gamification presents an innovative way to solve real-world problems in a simulated environment. How can you solve problems through Gamification? This is where gamification problem-solving projects like the U.S. Another example of gamification related to problem-solving also took place back in 2011.

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. Helping their partners to make a difference involves deep learning – together. 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).

Beyond Face-to-Face: Solving the Digital Practice Problem

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

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. There have been radical shifts in thinking in recent years that have resulted in the study of social and cultural factors that influence learning.

8 Ways to Build an Online Learning Community

learnWorlds

Community in online courses promotes active learning by provoking the students to participate and learn together. Learning is a social act by itself. We learn through contact and discourse with another person more competent in the field. Get your school now!

Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development

ID Reflections

I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead.and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. Create organizations that are nimble, constantly learning, conversing and listening.

4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning

Axonify

We’re in different communities. The answer: adaptive learning. In fact, an adaptive learning strategy can help you overcome 4 of the biggest challenges of the modern workplace. But you can’t do that in an organization with 30,000 employees and only 30 people in the learning and development department. Adaptive learning helps you maximize your limited training resources by taking advantage of the immense data resources within your company. Adaptive learning

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

the learning. learning curriculum will develop and nurture. effective learning solution or curriculum. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. Envision the learning experience.

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.

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.

The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar presentation for the LSG online conference, Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning , rather than giving a PowerPoint presentation, I took the participants on a web tour of the Social Learning Centre. Social learning

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.

Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

you can learn about Captivate updates, features, and attend free webinars), and free YouTube videos abound. and nothing gave developers a sense of being part of a community with like-minded eLearning warriors. Adobe has taken a step toward filling that gap by integrating the all-new eLearning Community with Adobe Captivate. Notice that there's a Community tab grouped with the open projects.

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.

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

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 30 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. Why does learning play such a critical role? 4) Just-in-time learning.

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.

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

eLearning Brothers

Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? Chances are the community will have an answer for you. Using Adobe Captivate Community Search. #1

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

mLevel

I admit, I am a relative newbie to the world of learning compared to those lifelong professionals who have been on the journey for more than my paltry 4 years. By now I am sure you are saying, “how does this apply to me as a learning professional?” Update Your Learning Program.

How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems

Trivantis

Sound the winner’s circle music–here are three common problems and ways get the gold. Micromanaging or indecisive clients can be frustrating, but remember that you both share the same end goal–creating the best learning. Are you experiencing instructional design problems?

How Is xAPI Being Used in the eLearning Community?

Web Courseworks

Here at Web Courseworks, our blog team is beginning to explore the use of xAPI in the eLearning community. Today we begin with a brief introduction to xAPI and ways for you to learn more about xAPI. The learning data is stored in terms of activities that learners have completed.

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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.

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Six Tenets of Community Management: Learnings

ID Reflections

Ihave been somewhat lazy but I also deliberately stayed away from posting as Itried to consolidate and synthesise all that I was learning. I have beenplaying the role of an enterprise community manager for some time now—6 monthsto be precise—and thought it would be a good idea to jot down my learnings fromthe past few months. I can’t remember where I read it, but this is the quote thatinspires me: To solve tough problems, have tough problems.

DevLearn 2014 – It’s a Wrap (and it’s all about community): Featuring Meg Bertapelle

Learning Rebels

Last week #chat2LRN hosted a twitter chat based on the DevLearn/ Personal Learning Network experience. The difference is this community, when lovingly and attentively nurtured, can produce a learning harvest beyond believe for everyone involved.

How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

<div class=”page-chapo”>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.</div> Learning Trends

How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?

The eLearning Nomad

The vast majority of online articles about e-learning are about compliance training or academic e-courses, so why would you do things differently? You would like to improve problem-solving capacities…. We’re not talking about maths problems or technical problems with one right answer.

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? Why is a community of practice useful?

What an offline player means for your learning community

Paradiso

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had access all the time to the stuff they have to learn? Not so long ago all learning was delivered offline. Learning Management Systems were designed as SaaS to always be online or at least linked to a central database.