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Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Sure, lots of companies want to replicate ‘Facebook’ behind the firewall; safe from prying eyes, but open enough for employees to freely express themselves. Has your organization implemented a social networking platform?

Is “Cancel Culture” Canceling Our Chance to Change?

Cylient

We’re all familiar with “cancel culture.” Don’t get me wrong, cancel culture can be and has been effective. The Problems with Cancel Culture. As the rise in cancel culture continues, we tend to cancel more than just public figures and those in power.

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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. Many writers have highlighted the power of the global digital tribe , particularly the way groups tend to solve problems more effectively than individual experts (Surowiecki, 2009).

WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment. Do you want to develop a more open culture of sharing?

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.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. A social business is one where all the members of the corporate ecosystem (employees, customers, partners, and customers) network with one another to delight their customers. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Networks are the glue that connects us.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! In a study released by corporate wellness firm Keas, Facebook breaks makes employees happier, healthier, and more productive. Paul Adams summed the essential problem up nicely in “ Stop talking about “social ”.

Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Problem solving workshops aka “hack-a-thons” (not about problem solving, but about solving a problem). When this occurs, people fall back to what they know – regardless as to whether or it is the best way to solve the problem. Reach out, build a network, READ , get a national or local ATD membership and become well versed in the research. Join Facebook groups, LinkedIn groups, build your twitter list with L&D people whose thoughts and ideas you admire.

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Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

The retailer was worried about onboarding employees in newer locations and how they would embrace the organization culture. Challenges faced included the following: To encourage a peer-to-peer problem-solving approach between employees. Encourage a system that enabled peer-to-peer problem solving between employees. Enable social communication to create a stronger network and common understanding across the many global locations through a single platform.

Conversations

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

When I started blogging and tweeting, and connecting on LinkedIn, I was all about the network and conversations. Now, ten years down the road, 901 blog posts and 50,000 tweets later, I realise that my use of these systems and the networks I’ve built there, are changing. It’s not me, it’s you”) I wrote about my disappointment at changes to Twitter; not necessarily about the platform but how it is being used by the user base and my network.

Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

So, whilst I may be a little late, I keep being reminded that there are many, many people who are a whole lot less aware of blogs, social networks, wikis, microblogging and so on than I am. Social media - a platform for learning This year I have become more and more interested in the use of online social networks as a platform for business learning and knowledge management. One day Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook , no doubt on the first day there were only a handful of users.

From Brilliant Jerk to Passionate People Person

CLO Magazine

Next thing you know, you have a toxic culture that all started with one rotten leader who put their ego before the long-term success of the business and its employees. Mark Zuckerberg was introduced to the world as the kid who shut out his best friend for a majority stake in Facebook, the ubiquitous social network that seems to perpetuate Zuckerberg’s natural apathy toward people. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick.

Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!

Origin Learning

Few months ago, the networking giant released a Visual Networking Index report tracking the latest trends, wherein it said, video will represent 72% of total mobile data traffic, up from 55% last year! Free tools like YouTube has a viewership base that is mind-boggling, triggering competition with even Facebook. Infographic Credit – Cisco – Visual Networking Index.

Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Sent to you by brent via Google Reader: Online Networking in Courses via Experiencing E-Learning by Christy Tucker on Aug 15, 2007 These are my notes from the presentation MySpace is not YourSpace: The Promise and Pitfalls of Online Social Networking at the Conference for Distance Learning and Teaching last week. Models don't consider all social and cultural aspects. Here's a thought!

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. And cultivating a professional network can lead to opportunities above and beyond the learning experience.

Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It does not support the new networks, the new collaborative, knowledge-based economy that we’re creating that will be the future. So one of the things that I think is missing more than anything in education isn’t a specific model, but a culture. They have a global connected social media network. I think 25% of them would have to fly on an airplane to visit someone who they consider a close friend in their network. What problem spins in their head?

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JAIME CASAP – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It does not support the new networks, the new collaborative, knowledge-based economy that we’re creating that will be the future. So one of the things that I think is missing more than anything in education isn’t a specific model, but a culture. They have a global connected social media network. I think 25% of them would have to fly on an airplane to visit someone who they consider a close friend in their network. What problem spins in their head?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Small Basket of MindMapping Items | Main | Small Basket of Virtual World Items » February 28, 2008 Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here? A few weeks ago, a story came out about how Facebook will allow apps built for Facebook to work on other Web sites. Blends and extends the power of a social network outside of the Web site of that network.

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TCC08 Keynote: Social Networking, the “Third Place,� and the Evolution of Communication

Experiencing eLearning

Possibilities for bridging time, culture, and difference as communication evolves. Still important to know the cultural context of where people are physically. Facebook & LinkedIn make it easy to keep in touch with people, including keeping a record of when we last had contact. The network increasingly organizes itself around people and less so around files and folders–connections are social, not just content.

Change Management Strategy: Use Social Media

Infopro Learning

Build a Collaborative Culture. Social networking and collaboration are extremely effective ways that are rapidly bringing employees to comply with the changes as well as to share their experiences. Share Through a Knowledge Network. It is time to face it, change is inevitable and although it will probably result in a net gain over time, it will create problems for you and your colleagues in the short term.

The Keys to Building an Effective Onboarding Program

Everwise

Consider a welcome gift that is tied to the company’s culture and roots, or an experience authentic to the company’s brand. Forming a small welcoming team with members from each of these areas will ensure all key topics are covered for new hires and will provide a network to which they can turn for any specific type of questions. On a shorter timescale, Facebook requires 6 weeks at their onboarding “boot camp,” and Zappos offers a 4-week onboarding program for their new hires.

Cross-Generational Mentorship: Why Age Should Be No Object

Everwise

You have some solid experience under your belt, you feel good about your career prospects, and you’re excited to network with people inside and outside the company. You run into a rising star in your field at several networking events. The only problem? We have an enduring cultural narrative where older, more experienced people impart wisdom to a younger, eager-eyed generation. You just started work at a fast-paced, growing company.

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APUSH Quarterly Ch 8-11 (2nd Quarter)

ProProfs

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20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

You have built a strong professional network of connections (aka PLN) on a social networts like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+, with whom you interact and learning form on a daily basis – and which you regularly review to ensure they bring you value. L&D can help individuals build their own professional networks/PLNs. L&D can organise a range of networking events to foster connections and relationship building within the organisation.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « At the e-Learning Guilds Annual Gathering | Main | Late.but Jon Stewart reports on Second Life » April 15, 2008 e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1 So the general conference is starting today. Check this page for related instances of Meebo, flickr, PageFlakes, facebook, LinkedIN and Twitter.

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

For the latter, I was asked to address the question: “what businesses can learn from allowing employees to access social networking sites, and how allowing social networking can benefit businesses?&# It’s the network. If you block social media at work, they’ll take the ‘social media cigarette break’ and step outside with their phones (you can’t stop the signal), because they need their network to answer questions, share ideas, and more.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

Large Scope of Network. For instance, you have better networking opportunities. Besides, you also get a better understanding of the culture which helps you represent your brand better in a global setting too. The experience of diverse work cultures gives foreign workers an edge over local talent. The cross-cultural work experience helps your international team blend in easily. Foreign workers come from a different background, culture and upbringing.

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4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Real learning happens only when it is contextual – meaning, when students can directly apply it in authentic activities, contexts and cultures. Situated learning environments place students in learning situations where they are actively immersed in an activity while using problem-solving (critical thinking) skills. What is the Situated Learning Theory? Situated learning, simply put, is learning that takes place in the same context in which it is applied.

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Take a Good Look at the Future of Corporate Universities

CLO Magazine

While digital transformation provides these universities with an opportunity to enhance their performance, the race to digital modernity creates its own problems. The giants of the web — Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Baidu, Alibaba and TenCent in China — as well as other digital technologies or social network providers such as LinkedIn, are investing in the knowledge economy.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

If you’ve ever had to juggle the personalities and opinions of a wide array of relatives at a holiday party, imagine doing the same at a large corporation, where the volume, scope, and network effects of these challenges are magnified 10 or even 100-fold! ” They also enjoy collaboration, which can be easily encouraged by incorporating a wiki or a Facebook page designed specifically to support the course.

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

Chronus

Kodak, who employed over 145,000 people at its peak, has now been outpaced by the likes of Apple, Instagram, Facebook, and others. This can be particularly hard for organizations with a siloed, homogenous culture that fails to incorporate diverse views working toward a common goal. Building a strong diverse culture is not easy—it’s complicated. History is full of market leaders that became stagnant, failed to innovate, and were uprooted by new, disruptive business models.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

In addition to the use of video games for recruitment purposes, which have been available for some time, the Department of Defense has begun embracing the use of combat simulators, culture-based eLearning , avatars, and even cell phone apps, all designed specifically for military use. Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary.

?ot just cat videos: 5 Social Learning Myths

TalentLMS

Many people observe that Facebook, Twitter and other prevalent social media, are used primarily for casual chatting, vacation photos, witty remarks, cat videos, trolling and the occasional “flame-war”, deducing from this that any time spend on social media is time wasted. Hidden among all the cat videos and vacation photos are all the little information exchanges (about culture, politics, technology, business, etc.) The ancient world had its myths.

What Employees Worry About Between Training Classes.

Pract.us

New employees, in particular, don’t have a network of advisors to turn to. Even with the benefit of role plays and simulations, problems never obligingly show up exactly as practiced. Even conscientious managers don’t know what each employee is up to every day, which is a good thing because micro-management poisons a work culture. It could be Facebook time! Employees need support and guidance after class to help apply new skills.

Will Richardson Interview of Clay Shirky

Experiencing eLearning

A couple of ideas stood out to me: We’re still figuring out the “rules&# for living in a networked society. Our culture is too invested in how people are certified and credentialed through formal education for schools to disappear though. We don’t yet know what networked society looks like. Think of the student who was disciplined for the Facebook study group shows the culture clash. A: A few problems.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

BuddyPress is a popular WordPress plugin (free) that allows you to create a social network component to your WordPress site. It’s in many ways similar to Facebook in that users can have profiles, add status messages, leave comments on other user profiles, and participate in groups. So, they’ll get this welcome pop up video, the ability to join the private Facebook page for the group members and some of the programs they registered for.

Restructure the employee experience for a better future

Learning Wire

Create a company culture where people are seen as talent rather than productive objects. However, why would companies such as Adobe, Google, Whirlpool, or Facebook already have done so, if it wasn’t effective? Such successful multinational companies might differ from each other, but they have understood that adopting new ways of seeing their employees and have spent a considerable amount of time and money on changing their company structure and culture.