Essentials, Layoffs, Connectivism, & Corporate Blogs

Big Dog, Little Dog

How can social networking technologies be harnessed in learning spaces? Includes video: Consumers Distrust Corporate Blogs - AdWeek. Of all information sources, including traditional and interactive media, corporate blogs finished dead last in consumers' eyes

20 hot resources for customer-facing social media

E-Learning Provocateur

Someone asked me recently where they can learn more about customer-facing social media; or in other words, social media used to engage externally with customers rather than internally with colleagues. Social Media Club. 7 Australian Social Media Examples & Case Studies. Social Media Marketing Industry Report. Social Media 101. The Corporate Blogging Book. Blogs. • The Business of Being Social. Social Media Today.

THIS is What Social Learning Looks Like

bozarthzone

Turns out the #blogchat group decided to dedicate some of their Sunday nights to offering critiques of one another's blogs. Participants wanting feedback submitted their blogs for consideration; 4 were chosen this time with a promise that others would be considered soon. Those who offered their blogs up for review got a good deal of feedback useful particularly for them, but also for others in the group. Something really interesting happened on Twitter last night.

Making Tweeps

eLearning Cyclops

One can also post their Twitter feeds in courses, web pages, corporate blogs, etc. Social Media TwitterI having been using Twitter for several years now and still loving it. The only issue I have are the challenges of getting others to adopt it. For me, Twitter is a great tool in my personal life and also a fantastic workplace tool.

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Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

use of Web 2.0 / social media for work and learning) is that organizations often have not established their policies or guidelines around the use of these tools. And most corporate guidelines out there around social media are fairly similar. They generally make each employee personally responsible, they need to abide by existing corporate rules, obey copyright and other IP rules, keep secrets and act appropriately.

Informal learning: Why it matters to a business

ProProfs

The emergence of social media challenged businesses to optimize performance in many areas but what they should certainly be given credit for is making companies dependent on this viable medium beyond what they could have ever imagined. Empowers learning on social media.

Conference Brain

Janet Clarey

Off to procure some shoes and return for a corporate blogging session. Do’s and don’ts of corporate blogging. The Women’s Blog Jam last night actually ran into the opening reception we talked so long (2 hours). The Social Media Jump Start workshop I did w/ Michelle Martin was great. Michelle is high energy and passionate about social media so it was pleasure to work with her.

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eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

For example, when I view my blog's content through the eLearning Learning lens , it shows me that relative to other sources of content in the system, I tend to talk about: eLearning 2.0 (130) I often will use this technique when I run into a new company to see if anyone is blogging about it and generally what is associated with it. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

A portfolio of learning assets was created, which included ‘above the line’ learning interventions (instructor-led classroom and online classroom) as well as ‘below the line’ (e-learning, email and phone support, with corporate social networking groups).

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. The participants were Learning Professionals from a cross section of Corporations, Academia, Military, Government (IRS was well represented and a little scary) and Non-profits.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 1/8/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

A Blog That Blogs Corporate Blogs - The New York Times. The Fortune 500 Blogging Wiki ( socialtext.net/bizblogs ) amasses blogs maintained by employees of the biggest American corporations. Social computing: getting ahead of the blog. The top 10 technology trends affecting education in 2005 - The Philadelphia Inquirer. Blackboard's takeover of Web CT 9. Moodle. Web 2.0 The release of Open Office 2.0 A renewed debate 5. Podcasting!

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