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?).

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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Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

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). We will use the eWorkshop method to kick-start and nurture the communities of practice. They need to work on the same problems/tasks in the same weeks as other participants though, but they don’t need to be online at the same time.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

The problem with learning transfer The knowledge transfer myth and best practice misunderstanding have striking similarities with the ‘learning transfer’ problem, in both senses of the phrase – transfer of learning into heads and transfer of learning from heads into action.

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.”

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.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Organizations will find that only complex and creative work requiring skills like problem solving, pattern sensing, analysing, and such are left for the human workforce – the same workforce that through years of command and control has been reduced to order-following machines.

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.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

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). We will use the eWorkshop method to kick-start and nurture the communities of practice. They need to work on the same problems/tasks in the same weeks as other participants though, but they don’t need to be online at the same time.

Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development

ID Reflections

Organizations will find that only complex and creative work requiring skills like problem solving, pattern sensing, analysing, and such are left for the human workforce - the same workforce that through years of command and control has been reduced to order-following machines.

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

Speaker: Bryan Naas, Director of Sales Enablement, Lessonly

Just like training and practice is the cornerstone of any top athlete or artist, the same is true in the workplace. But in the world of sales, practice is often restricted to conference room role-playing and in-person scenarios. Join Bryan Naas, Sales Enablement Director at Lessonly, to learn the tactics you can use to make digital practice a part of the fabric of your teams’ daily schedules.

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.

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.

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.

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. Online Collaborative Learning helps us explore ways to think, to innovate, to develop problem-solving skills and to seek conceptual understanding. Get your school now!

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. to solve the business problems that need solving. clear on your business problem and desired outcomes. problem? problem and desired result.

4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning

Axonify

We’re in different communities. Adaptive learning can make sure every employee is ready to handle any problem, regardless of when it arises. The post 4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning appeared first on Axonify. Every organization is unique—even if we’re in the same industry. We’re made up of different people. We have different priorities.

Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Check out the new  Community  tool on Captivate 9's toolbar:   Upon clicking the Community tool, the Community page open directly within Captivate (no need to leave Captivate and launch a browser).

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Moodle community. Adapt community. Join in the discussion with a Community of thousands of HR and L&D Professionals”. 13 Moodle community.

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

From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation

ID Reflections

This interest was initially triggered by Jay Cross' seminal work, Informal Learning , Morten Hansen's Collaboration , Wenger, et al's Cultivating Communities of Practice , Wenger, White, et al's Digital Habitats , various blogs--primarily those by the ITA members and others like Michele Martin , Nancy White , Dave Pollard , Dave Snowden , Nick Milton , George Siemens --and later, books like Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham's The New Social Learning , and John Hagel and JSB's The Power of Pull.

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.

How to Solve 3 Instructional Design Problems

Trivantis

Sound the winner’s circle music–here are three common problems and ways get the gold. My favorite place to beat the block is the Trivantis® Community. Are you experiencing instructional design problems? Blog Community Instructional Design

Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem

mLevel

Today the world of learning is under attack from entrepreneurs and the Venture Capital community as the last frontier left to conquer. The post Educators and Marketers are Both Facing a Huge Problem appeared first on mLevel.

Real Community?

Clark Quinn

He claims that many of our institutions (and he means more than schools, but groups, organizations, etc) are really networks, not communities, and can’t provide the nurture we need from others: “Networks do great harm by appearing enough like real communities to create expectations that they can manage human social and psychological needs.&#. This got me thinking about social media, and how often we call them online communities, but the question is: are they really?

Have a Problem? Find Your Own Approach in a Sea of Captivate Solutions

Adobe Captivate

If you encounter a problem building an eLearning Project in Captivate and you ask more than one developer how to solve that problem, you may get a different answer from each developer. When I get stuck with an issue or I can’t figure out how to implement a feature I head to a few places for inspiration; the Adobe eLearning Community, YouTube (there are a couple of people whose videos have been priceless in my developing career), a few blogs, and Google.

The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm

Jane Hart

This (new) role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager (ELCM) has appealed to many, and I am actually already working with a number of organisations helping them understand what it entails and the (new) skills that are required.

The Problem With Executive Education

CLO Magazine

Custom programs are addressing many of the business community’s long-standing complaints about academia

The Angry Birds Community: Social Learning Utopia?

Dashe & Thomson

I’m interested in something more than Angry Birds’ gaming dynamics, though; I’m interested in the Angry Birds community. That means more than 16,000 videos were contributed by members of the Angry Birds Community of Practice.

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. SCORM has been a foundational component of the eLearning community since its inception in 2000. The post How Is xAPI Being Used in the eLearning Community?

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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.

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>

Quick Ideas about Problem Solving Games

Kapp Notes

Here are a few ideas about creating a game to teach problem solving and creating a game to actually solve a problem like FoldIt. To teach problem solving, design a game where the learner : Assumes a role. To create a game that solves a problem: Create a shared purpose. Create a community around the game. Partakes in meaningful in-game dialogue. Navigates a complex storyline. Feels challenged. Immediately is immersed in the environment.

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

Learning Rebels

I would even make the argument that it’s more a Personal Learning Community than a network (which conjures up visions of a strange form of speed dating, strangers passing around business cards hoping for a connection). Benefits of PLN/Community/Professional Organizations.

Six Tenets of Community Management: Learnings

ID Reflections

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. This post is directed towards new community managers, whohave recently donned the mantle of community management and are perhaps findingthat there are more things to do than one had thought of. It’s about thepeople who are the heart and soul of the community.

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. We’ve had learning communities before, but online learning makes it more visible. Community of Inquiry. Wiki Wiki.

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