How to Make Wikis Part of Your Training Program

Mindflash

With the Encyclopedia Britannica abandoning its 244-year-old printed version in response to the dominance of Wikipedia, and Britain’s education minister calling for a “wiki approach” to designing the curriculum for schools, wikis deserve a role in employee training and learning. The case for wikis. But Connie Malamed, the expert behind The eLearning Coach , stresses that Wikis work because they’re cheap and community-building.

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

Military students for example may be serving overseas, or in submarines. The MentorBlog project for example, employed the use of two-person blogs to connect students with their professional mentors, who may never have had the opportunity to meet face to face (Wheeler and Lambert-Heggs, 2008). One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’.

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Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

task & process support (explanations, sample outputs, step-by-step instructions, advice links) diagnostic tools -- to help you diagnose and solve complex problems (calculators, comparison tools, etc.) Talent Management, software help, search engines, CMS, DMS, analysts, blogs, wikis, social network, authoring tools, LMS, assessments, etc. Case studies Examples may not include all six components. eLearning Guild online webinar with Steve Foreman (InfoMedia Designs).

What is Microlearning and How Does it Drive Employee Engagement?

Obsidian Learning

In the following table, you’ll see elements of the Wiki definition, accompanied by Obsidian Learning’s breakdown. To illustrate these critical points, let’s look at a specific example. You can see a short sample of it here. In terms of employee engagement, time to competency, and improved safety and security, the before (manual, online training course) paled in comparison with the after (comprehensive microlearning-based program).

T+D Webcast - Social Networking and Learning

Tony Karrer

For example, I was trying to demonstrate elements of my blog and found out that folks were not seeing anything. Tony O'Driscoll did a comparison of the evolution of Web 1.0 It's a bit different than my comparison of eLearning 1.0 Tony O'Driscoll, Paula Ketter and I did a webcast for T+D - ASTD's publication today. Unfortunately, we ran into a few technical issues. Rookie move not to ask if everyone was seeing it.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Be sure to do additional research and comparison with similar products prior to making a selection as this is just a small sampling. For example, there is a Moodle module for starting a Dimdim session directly from within Moodle. For example, someone could propose an idea or a pilot presentation and solicit feedback from colleagues. Category: Wikis. A Wiki is software for creating and editing interlinked web pages.

Creative screencasting

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Here's an example of a presentation by myself. Besides the classical use of screencasts to explain the use of a computer program you can think of other ways to use screencasts: Show people how to use an online platform or wiki for instance (a so-called 'walk through'). Here's a good comparison on wikipedia. A screencast is a recording of your computer screen to which you add an explanation by voice- combining it into a video.

Rapid and Really Rapid eLearning

Tony Karrer

What's interesting about this is that we see this same kind of effect with Wikis that allow us to post content at the click of a button on a site. But, what's interesting is that the examples that Joe cites later in the article where several tools are being used together, he points to larger eLearning pieces. Use a Wiki to produce reference materials, quick start guides, job aids, etc.,

CAC Conference: Student Presentations

Kapp Notes

The team presented a comparison of different hosting options and demonstrated their site design. Examples included awarding random prizes, such as one flower bouquet per week for best posting and t-shirt giveaways. They presented the idea of a Bliki which is a combination of a blog and wiki (thus bliki). The solution they offered included a discussion board, wiki, blog and a chatroom. __ CAC Digest Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. Text-to-Speech Examples Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing But what I learned from this was that it was a fantastic way to learn about a topic where I was interested but didn’t have the time to spend researching it. For example my search for an LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training didn’t really arrive at just the right solution.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary 1,147 2 28 Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS 702 5 25 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment 1,199 3 23 Web 2.0 Given the nomination , I'm not sure how much new traffic will come to check out this blog, but I know that it's always hard to come to a blog and get a sense of what the person talks about. This is the reason I created the First Time Visitor's Guide.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

For example, I’m watching Storytellers: Kanye West on Palladia a couple nights ago (a great TV channel if you love music; and like learning, everyone loves music). Some don’t like it in comparison to other social media outlets, many choose not to use it, but again, I’ve never heard the word “hate” in conjunction with “Facebook.”

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

For example, I’m watching Storytellers: Kanye West on Palladia a couple nights ago (a great TV channel if you love music; and like learning, everyone loves music). Some don’t like it in comparison to other social media outlets, many choose not to use it, but again, I’ve never heard the word “hate” in conjunction with “Facebook.”

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

The most popular technologies used are instant messaging (74%), wikis and team workspaces (67%), and blogs (51%). Email Comparison Often people cite the adoption of email as a technology adoption cycle with the claim that social software will follow a similar path. An example of that is the adoption of Distributed Content Editing via an agreed to technology such as Wiki, Shared SharePoint Documents, Google Docs, etc. A prime example are blogs.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

There is no opportunity for learners to ask questions as they emerge, no opportunity for learners to gauge their knowledge in comparison to others, and no opportunity to observe and engage with their peers during the learning process. Here’s an example: A company is rolling out a new expense reporting and approval system and needs to train over 1000 users.

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The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Nevertheless, in essence the courses have not moved forward that much in comparison with the original CBT’s. It offers learners facilities like a forum, blogs and wiki’s to share knowledge and to experience the learning process together. Example: Word processor used like a typewriter. Example: Basic functions (e.g., Example: Integrated with email, spreadsheets, graphing packages. Example: Integrated with work group and content management software.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. The availability of cost-effective resources to facilitate wide collaboration (including open source software that enables wikis, discussion groups, chat and even web conferencing) presents the chance for organizations to reconsider the effectiveness of the performance support being offered to their people. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Needs analysis– something old, something new

Allison Rossett

Performance drivers are the forces that block or enable performance– including those that might do so in the future, for example, when our seller attempts to demonstrate and sell the new product. Comparisons to prior, related products? If you want to know what concerns sales people about the new product, establish a wiki or blog and ask for opinions.

Needs analysis– something old, something new

Allison Rossett

Performance drivers are the forces that block or enable performance– including those that might do so in the future, for example, when our seller attempts to demonstrate and sell the new product. Comparisons to prior, related products? If you want to know what concerns sales people about the new product, establish a wiki or blog and ask for opinions.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools – With only a small sample of vendors that are SaaS based, pickings are slim. However those that followed this approach provided groups – with group chat, file repositories, discussion boards, forums, blogs, wikis and so on. Best example? Not just in comparison to the past couple of years, but all time (for those who were more than three years old). . I love the end of the year.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Is Facebook the next Microsoft?

Learning Visions

People use Gmail or Reader as stand alone offerings, by comparison everything in Facebook is interlinked." Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, July 26, 2007 Is Facebook the next Microsoft? Have you seen this article from TechCrunch: Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft? Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:14 PM Labels: facebook 2comments: Davidsaid. No, Google is.

A Roadmap for Building an E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

Below are before and after examples both created in PowerPoint. The first example is typical of what you might see in a rapid elearning course. The comparison should identify a gap. Have the learners work through exercises via a wiki or discussion forum. When we’re new and just getting started with elearning, we need templates and project plans to guide us.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

61% wanted a side by side comparison of tools. You can look to a wiki I have developed about Second Life and ProtoSphere to learn a little about how to use 3D synchronous tools. The wiki is open and free (thus the ads on the side). oops here is wiki [link] 2:55 PM Cammy Bean said. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

How to Select Online Manufacturing Training That’s Right for Your Company

Convergence Training

Those overlays may highlight parts or machines or provide useful information, for example. It’s more about people sharing and distributing learning and knowledge, even if that sharing is at times facilitated by technology such as online wikis and bulletin boards and tools for uploading and sharing user-generated content. You might know this as a job aid, and a checklist is a common example.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Presentation - ISPI Los Angeles Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Practical Suggestions: Web 2.0 Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. The author(s) have been writing individual articles for months or years. This is my attempt to help you get a sense of topics of my blog and find some of the more interesting past articles.

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Point Solutions vs. Suites and Composition

Tony Karrer

As an example, here's a screen shot of a workflow defined: LAMS allows the specification of a blended learning sequence via a workflow diagram. Their particular implementation of voting, forum, questions, chat, surveys, wiki, etc. and eLearning 2.0 - Comparison to Macros, IDEs, and Visual Basic Typepad Widgets - A Sign of Things to Come in eLearning Authoring / Developement Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Keywords: eLearning Trends , eLearning 2.0 , Web 2.0

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I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

It is important to make a comparison of the different platforms if you choose this option. Examples are Winkwaves , Tomoye , icohere , etc. There are also options that offer the possibility to have conversations without having a discussion forum as the key tool, like twitter exchanges, or using the comments page of a wiki.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers

Big Dog, Little Dog

If you have been following the blog book tour , then you know Jane's book not only provides an introduction for understanding how to use social media tools, such as blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and wikis; but is also chock-full of examples. And these examples are quite important as they provide models for learning. Past examples include video tapes and elearning. As noted earlier, examples provide learners with real models.

Online Educa (4) Opening keynotes â?? Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Everyone was talking blogs and wikis. s comparison is wrong: itâ??s The Pergamon has splendid examples of cuneiform on tables, columns, and cylinders. Wiki â?¼ Informal Learning Blog. ← Online Educa (3) Security Awareness. More on Hole in the Wall project → Online Educa (4) Opening keynotes. December 6th, 2007 | general. Two of the first dayâ??s s keynote speakers stirred peopleâ??s s feelings.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

There are some central questions underpinning the work of the Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes Special Interest Group, for example, which are what can educational podcasting be? Sadly to say, by comparison, I believe we're becoming lazy learners. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Whats your take on using audio in eLearning? For or against?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

For example, I just Googled "second life women." For comparison, if you search on "Chicago women," you get a completely different set of results. course, every time I point this out someone indicates that these games are sexist and I am sterotyping women.but I merely point to these games as examples of video games primarily geared toward women. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

One of the cautions to this comparison, however, is that comparing resource pools will reveal that all things are not equal. For example, one of the typical patterns for learning design echos PPT presentation design. For example-- Prior to: - Email teasers - A fun survey about their take on the issue (with some real questions) - A daily count-down top-ten list of teamwork issues the training will address. For example, in my organization, we have a classic training bent.