DECEMBER 16, 2008
I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint. SharePoint is so flexible and the documentation for it is so big and diverse, that a big part of my goals have been to understand the different ways that training organizations are using SharePoint. In my post SharePoint Examples there are some great examples in the comments. In this post, I wanted to capture some of the patterns of use of SharePoint that seem to be emerging.
FREE Alternative to SharePoint
APRIL 24, 2012
For those of us in the learning community, we know that the courses, training documents, and other files can become very large in a short amount of time. I realize I am not doing SharePoint justice here, but from a 30,000ft view, that is its primary use.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Big win still with the communities tied to not only groups but also specific courses. The best SharePoint LMS on the market. Yes, there is a still market for SharePoint systems and I recommend finding a system already built on it, rather than doing it yourself (which many people do). Easy to use interface – which often does not happen with SharePoint LMSs. Works with SharePoint 2007 and 2010. Hello from sunny Los Angeles.
MARCH 2, 2009
SharePoint in Corporate Learning One of the hardest things for me to find are good examples of how people are really using web 2.0 This is a great opportunity to hear lots of examples of what they are doing with SharePoint around Corporate Learning in a wide variety of organizations. Live Sessions: Tuesday March 10, 8 - 10 AM Pacific Thursday March 12, 8 - 9 AM Pacific Community discussion will occur in between.
SharePoint in Corporate Learning - Free Micro Virtual Conference
FEBRUARY 11, 2009
We will be starting with the topic: SharePoint in Corporate Learning Live Sessions: Tuesday March 10, 8 - 10 AM Pacific Thursday March 12 from 8 - 9 AM Pacific Community discussion will occur in between. The first day will be several presenters showing and telling what they've done with SharePoint. A lot of what will be shown is described at a high level in Using SharePoint and Examples of eLearning 2.0.
Some Posts About Web 2.0 and Informal Learning
OCTOBER 19, 2009
and SharePoint Pedia Palooza A Pharmaceutical Leveraging Web 2.0 --In a Big Way The Right Place to Find Help: ASTD's Big Question Tear Down the Walls: Web 2.0 Creating a Vibrant Learning Community Embracing Informal Learning (Whitepaper) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. Here are some posts about the various uses of Web 2.0 in corporate settings. Web 2.0
What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?
JUNE 14, 2016
From there we move up to the community level. Communities are large, so we need to start having subgroups, and profiles become important. There’s also probably a need to save community-specific resources like documents and job aids, so there may be a portal function as well.
The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20
APRIL 29, 2011
The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. It’s not about the tools Responsibilities of a Community Manager: Don’t have a build it they will come mentality. Good community managers know how to channel that. Drama central When someone takes over a community.
Microsoft Brings Back Free Clip Art…Sort Of
MAY 10, 2016
Because of this many of you have been using the free stock images sites , the free images in the community , and downloading the free vector images which you can edit in PowerPoint. You can use the My Add-ins for Office and SharePoint page to retrieve it.
Do you know your E-learning Buckets?
APRIL 3, 2013
It is often the bane of the learning community because everyone has experienced a bad disengaging page turner that puts them to sleep. In the past I've used systems like wikis, Lotus Notes, and SharePoint to serve as knowledge management systems. By Jonathan Shoaf. I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning. This is because I recently had to go through the process of understanding what salary you pay someone who is an e-learning developer.
12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools
APRIL 10, 2014
With their growing community, you can create and share innovation. View, edit, and share files online with your students through SharePoint and Office Web Apps.
Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 22, 2016
Think: blogs, email, wikis, communities of practice. Think: SharePoint, Pinterest, YouTube, Yammer. Churning of Insight Counts on Community. The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it.
Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources
JULY 13, 2010
Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions.
6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom
JANUARY 30, 2015
You can do this using a variety of very easy to use (and set-up) tools – Free tools such as Diigo , Tumblr , FaceBook, Blogger, PBWiki or Enterprise tools such as SharePoint, Jive , Yammer or SocialCast.
Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia
APRIL 27, 2011
Social media communities can now create communities for external learners – customers, resellers, technicians. Used Microsoft SharePoint – blogs, wikis, messaging, polls, surveys, RSS feeds (get alerted when content is updated). SharePoint) – profiles, tags, ratings Private social networks: yammer (widely used in corporate world – over 100,00 corporate users!) These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
The example they cite sounds like actually hacking – but I believe that we are going to see more and more employees taking initiative to end run the barriers in order to leverage networks, communities, and tools that extend beyond the boundaries of the organization.
Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget
DECEMBER 2, 2015
Here are a few ideas: Use wikis, blogs, or even Twitter (perhaps with a unique hashtag) to build virtual communities of practice. Develop an “Ask the Expert” forum (perhaps a Sharepoint site) in which learners and other team members can ask questions on particular topics.
Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett
Clive on Learning
APRIL 29, 2011
Communities of practice Rob works closely with the company’s Knowledge Management function to look for any opportunities for the two departments to collaborate. For this profile we turn to Rob Bartlett from Farm Credit in Canada.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Strategy" Fails Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality.
2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
APRIL 10, 2010
Informal SharePoint. Informal Communities of practice. Informal Community e-news. Social SharePoint 2010, eRoom/Documentum. Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal Live webcasts. Informal Recorded webinars. Informal Video conferencing.
Top Social Learning LMS Features
JANUARY 27, 2016
We targeted the LMS vendor community because these organizations have a vested interest in developing and supporting only the features they believe the market wants and they know they can sell.
Profile of a learning architect: Julie Wedgwood
Clive on Learning
SEPTEMBER 4, 2011
This was a major change that was a big hit with community-based healthcare workers who found it difficult to take a full day out for training. The aim was to take learners on to the next stage where they could continue the discussion in forums within SharePoint.
The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation
AUGUST 30, 2016
Maestro can share user/completion data with existing LMSs, Salesforce.com or SharePoint. Walls, user profiles, friends, who’s online, community pages, share content, polls, star rankings, “wall of fame” features are all popular. Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists.
Laura Overton: Are today’s L&D leaders sticking to the familiar?
AUGUST 4, 2015
The same number believed they will have incorporated video in their offering and will have turned to communities of practice to support social collaboration. So why is there so much talk about new tools and approaches and yet so little progress being made by the wider L&D community?
Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild
DECEMBER 17, 2014
Access to Experts: ask questions, get guidance A directory of experts in your org (could be Sharepoint). Portal Search Engine knowledge base, communities, courses xAPI Learning Record Store Analytics/reports Newsfeeds How do we create ecosystem solutions? eLearning Guild online webinar with Steve Foreman (InfoMedia Designs). These are my live blogged notes. Here''s the event page describing the webinar. What is an ecosystem and why build it?
Portrait of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 28, 2011
Communities of practice Rob works closely with the company’s Knowledge Management function to look for any opportunities for the two departments to collaborate. Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action.
Profile of a learning architect: Sebastian Graeb-Konneker
Clive on Learning
MARCH 24, 2011
Communities of practice have been established for more 12 years, with well-defined policies and systems. Learning through blogging Blogging is possible within the firewall using SharePoint, but hasn’t taken off in any significant fashion.
Nashville Notes: The Power of Lectora at the LUC 2015
APRIL 1, 2015
Going Beyond the Basics with Lectora – Angel Tracy, Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Specific applications include controlling content based on date, determining browser size, and posting content to SharePoint lists.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
link] December 1-3, 2011 E-Activities (e-Learning, e-Communities, e-Commerce, e-Management, e-Marketing, e-Governance and Tele-working) , 10 th , sponsored by World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), Bina Nusantara University, Island of Java, Indonesia. Clayton R.
Selling Social Learning – Be a Jack
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
I detailed it in Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug. And the key in selling social learning / learning communities was the simple explanation of what they are in a value proposition. I was just reading a post - Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] December 2-7, 2012 Executive Leadership Institute , sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College, Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. link] March 4-7, 2013 American College Personnel Association (ACPA): Inspiring Communities of Wellbeing, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace
MARCH 18, 2011
Other online communities (e.g. Many companies have begun investing in and implementing their own internal social media tools, such as Microsoft’s SharePoint , to encourage team collaboration. Social media continues to grow, as do the discussions regarding its application within the realm of business and learning. There are various interpretations of social media, whether it is specific to networking and web 2.0
Learning Solutions Series: Social Learning Appealing, but Not Widely Used
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
Overall, the goal is to create a collaborative environment where workers can share content via these social platforms, and that in turn facilitates networking within their work communities. The most commonly-owned solutions are SharePoint, Yammer, and Cornerstone OnDemand.
Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?
MARCH 6, 2009
Community which was built on SharePoint architecture. Community in the middle and blogs, wikis, discussion board, social bookmarking, and user-generated content surrounding it.).