How to Save ‘Social Learning’ Before We Destroy It


Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, and others do represent a critical milestone for social learning. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user Jeff McNeill. Social Learning is a term that is rapidly spreading throughout the learning and performance field.

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate


Effective learning designs make use of activities in which learners create their own learning. Only by sitting close to the action can learning professionals truly understand the business well enough to help people work together more effectively.

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Is it a Classroom or a Prison? Some Common Sense on Measuring Training Effectiveness


This is the type of common sense that doesn’t turn into ROI, but I think more accurately measures many programs. Until I find a truly wonderful way to measure performance, I do pay a lot of attention to pure, simple common sense to find my my failures and make my training better.

Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

In addition to Twitter, I also use Socialtext Signals , Socialcast , and Yammer with different organizations I work with. Instagram – A media sharing social network, used primarily on smart phones, provides special effects you can apply to photos to make them look terrific.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments - Kapp Notes , November 19, 2010In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. Twitter & Yammer), file sharing (e.g., Email is the most commonly used collaborative tool.