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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach. Most of us are connected to each other through numerous social media platforms. It also affords us a connected mentality, where we expect to be members of communities that are distributed.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms. Social learning

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Communities / Social Networking and LMS Merger

Tony Karrer

Mzinga is a merger of KnowledgePlanet (an LMS provider and also the maker of the eLearning simulation tool - Firefly) and Shared Insights - a community / business social networking software company. Previously, I talked about how they are now referring to themselves in terms of talent management and workforce productivity. This merger points to another direction - combination of LMS capability + community / social networking.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005!

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

XYZ Fire Association is a network of. Through their network, they identified a. to give back to the community. team members to reference each. largest brands including DropBox, Facebook, BP and Credit Suisse transform. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

Some Web 2.0-Like Tools in LMSs Extend e-Learning into Social Networking and Community Sharing

Vignettes Learning

If added or incorporated, these tools help learners use LMS content as a resource for sharing ideas in networks and communities. Bookmarking - allows learners to bookmark specific pages as references; keeping a bookmark list Send a URL - allows learners to send email of a specific page in e-Learning content Note-taking - allows learners to make notes for every page as they wish and download or print the notes. These are some Web 2.0-like tools in LMSs.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. Ubiquitous connectivity, mobile devices and social platforms ensure that work can happen from anywhere. Learning networks are based on the theory of Connectivism, or learning from diverse social webs.

How to Create a Referable Brand for your Education Company with Michael Roderick

LifterLMS

Learn how to create a referable brand for your education company with Michael Roderick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. There are three core fundamentals to creating a referable brand Michale shares and they all follow the acronym AIM.

In response to Twitter Quitters - 40% leave after one month.

ID Reflections

Because it is a powerful social networking tool that is fast becoming a social learning tool. The connotation of the word social is changing from one of "connect" to bring into its fold other meanings like collaborate, learn, share, give, participate, hear, be heard, ask, be answered.This is not a litany in praise of Twitter--it is in support of all social networking sites (SNS) that will help us to collaborate and build collective knowledge.

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

These are the places to share knowledge, ask questions or network with your L&D peers. Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. We’ve given you a quick reference guide for making sure your part of the most relevant groups on all platforms. Elearning network. LinkedIn. eLearning Global Network. LinkedIn. LinkedIn. Moodle community. Adapt community.

eLearning in a Geodesic World

Integrated Learnings

The internet and tools like social media have created this world where we are all inter-connected. We are now designing for communities rather than individual learners. We want to create learning environments where we can get people to be responsible for the whole learning experience by social interaction and support in learning new skills. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Dean Hawkinson.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

A recent article in the WebWorker Daily, Supporting milennials in the workplace , pointed out: “One interesting characteristic of Millenials … is that they tend to rely on their own resources and network of friends or colleagues to try and solve problems before going down the official support path.&#. For many people, social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google+ have become important parts of their personal and professional lives in this respect.

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Network Skills

Tony Karrer

I personally believe that one of the areas where learning professionals need the most help is how communities and networks impact learning and building individual and facilitation skills around these: Knowing how to individually leverage Network Skills and Communities to help with work and learning tasks Community and Network Facilitation Skills to help others learn and work using networks and communities In my post Networks and Learning Communities , I looked a bit at this topic.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. We, at Learnnovators, have always been fascinated by the enormous power of social learning, and have been following up researches and discussions by experts around this subject closely for some time now. THE QUOTE.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network by Jolene on April 28, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , Video , social learning According to the 1996 report from the U.S. They might even jot down a few notes that you can reference the next time you troubleshoot that widget problem. Social Media.

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. Resources & references. Social Learning/Social Constructivism. We’ve had learning communities before, but online learning makes it more visible. Research showing benefits of learning communities.

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3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

I bet one or more of the top results came from a message board or discussion forum for an online community, where someone else was seeking answers from their peers on a similar topic? They do this through a variety of platforms including websites, social media, email, and increasingly through online communities. What is an Online Community? An online community can: Break down geographical borders to reach a wider audience and facilitate distance learning.

I finally succumbed to Facebook

Clive on Learning

I hadn't intended to sign up with Facebook. Jilly, my wife's daughter, had a look through my first attempt at a profile and pointed out several extremely uncool references (she does work for a web design company in London and therefore qualifies as a reasonable guide of cool) which I quickly corrected. I had no idea what to expect from Facebook and, a couple of weeks later, my expectations remain very fuzzy. I'm not sure whether anyone does.

HOW SOCIAL LEARNING IS POWERING UP TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory) “ The research isn’t heartening. Some of the questions we had in mind were: What benefits does social learning offer to workplaces of today? How will social learning evolve in the coming years?

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

How Freelance Clients Find Me

Experiencing eLearning

E-Learning Portfolios: Share Your Work : A collection of portfolios in the eLearning Heroes community. Networking = Relationships. When I say “networking,” don’t picture handing out business cards at so-called networking events where everyone is trying to get something from everyone else. Networking is about building and maintaining relationships. Social Media and Online Communities.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

"Digital mindset" seems to have become another buzzword--rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise--whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of "digital mindset " in the employees or leadership or both.

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

danah boyd opened ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 with a keynote on teenagers, networks, and work in the 21st century. Social networks have become the fabric of the high tech industry. They gain privacy by controlling the social situation. A girl is horrified when her mom joins Facebook. To tell her friends about breaking up with her boyfriend, she references a song from Life of Brian, Always look on the bright side of life. My father has joined Facebook.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

These posts go back to 2007, so some of the content and references are dated. Social Networking, the “Third Place,” and the Evolution of Communication. Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice. Learning Communities. E-Learning Communities. Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities. Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning.

Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning - From the ASTD International Conference

Vignettes Learning

Top management directed me to see how we can launch Social Networking and Learning to 45,000 of our employees."These My learnings led me to now focus on: Micro-Things in Social Learning Micro-Networks Micro-Relationships Micro-Sharing Micro-Coaching and Help Micro-Learning Micro-Interactions Micro-Feedback Micro-Content Micro-Exercises Micro-Writing Micro-Conversations Micro-Learning Systems and Micro-Tools (like Widgets) This is the essence of my presentation.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 18, 2020

Mike Taylor

Working Out Loud Community. John Stepper is building a new WOL Community he will be making available the free online Circle workbooks in six languages as well as guided Circle experiences, including WOL for Teams and WOL Mindfulness. Can Social Networks Help Us Be More Creative?

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). Jane claims that “Social Learning has come to refer exclusively to the use of social media in top-down, formal learning.” She also states that “social learning (small S, small L) happens continuously – freely and openly – in everything we do – in work, learn and study.”.

TCC09 Conference Liveblogging

Experiencing eLearning

The theme for the Technology, Colleges, and Community conference this year is The New Internet: Collaborative Learning, Social Networking, Technology Tools, and Best Practices. All liveblogged posts will be collected here for easy reference. As I did last year , I’m going to liveblog the TCC09 conference.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of “digital mindset” in the employees or leadership or both.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News) | Main | The Digg Story and why it fascinates me. » May 02, 2007 Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!) Map of Online Communities from xkcd - which is a comic you should be reading - I am so busy right now on something but I saw this and just had to post!

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Increasingly the human workforce will have to take on the unstructured work that requires skills like judgement, decision making, pattern sensing, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and more. The table below captures the shifts as I see it: I have been writing about social and collaborative learning, the importance of communities of practices and networked learning skills like building one’s PLN and PKM for some time now.

"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. This thought was triggered by David Kelly's presentation - Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning. When is it most useful to use LinkedIn?

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How to Launch a Successful Online Course MVP, Generate Multiple Income Streams, and Build a Team with Divi Community Leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios

LifterLMS

How to launch a successful online course MVP, generate multiple income streams, and build a team with Divi community leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It gained a lot of popularity in the WordPress community, because it has an intuitive page building platform, and you don’t need to know any code in order to create a WordPress website using Divi. You can also find him on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. The great news is that social and informal learning don’t require new systems because learning can take place on the same “platform” as the existing social network, if a company already has one. Social computing. Learning Networks.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. Your company will install an in-house social network. Wise Chief Learning Officers are thinking about how social networks will augment learning & development. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. The allure of social business is captivating. and learning networks.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Simply reward members for completing desirable actions such as completing a course, retweeting a link to your course catalog, referring a friend, you get the idea! Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. Tips for Facebook – Share a special offer with those who “Like” your page on Facebook.

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Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It does not support the new networks, the new collaborative, knowledge-based economy that we’re creating that will be the future. The first thing we should talk about when we refer to technology and education is that 60% of the world still doesn’t have access to the internet. called Google Fiber , where we are bringing fiber connectivity to different communities. They have a global connected social media network.

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JAIME CASAP – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It does not support the new networks, the new collaborative, knowledge-based economy that we’re creating that will be the future. The first thing we should talk about when we refer to technology and education is that 60% of the world still doesn’t have access to the internet. called Google Fiber , where we are bringing fiber connectivity to different communities. They have a global connected social media network.

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CONNIE MALAMED – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You are known for your immense passion for sharing your knowledge and skills with others in the community, and run a wonderful blog, The eLearning Coach , with a focus on providing practical advice to those just starting out in the field as well as to experienced designers and developers. How significant is ‘sharing’ for learning designers in this age of informal and social learning? How do you look at these concepts in this age of informal and social learning?

Making Connections: Trends in Social Learning

Obsidian Learning

Building on the concept of communities of practice , Etienne Wenger (2009) has proposed a social theory of learning. The focus of this theory is “learning as social participation,” in which learners actively participate in the practices of social communities and construct personal identities in relation to these communities. And, of course, we’ve heard about social learning. Connectivism and Social Learning. It’s social too.