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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. I’d also started writing here, and several people would discuss those thoughts with me.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Some of you may wonder how a printed handbook could possibly compete with the networked knowledge and agile, on-demand content production of the digital world, but in this case I don’t think it’s proper to set it up as a zero-sum competition.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

concept – we’ve been discussing it for a while now – but it’s. We’ve just discussed the need for quick. NETWORK, THAT’D BE A. As we discussed in our recent. learning network. Let employees set up an online discussion group themselves around common.

wee’re welcoming the eLearning Network to Bristol

weelearning

Our friends at the eLearning Network are returning to Bristol with the first of their new look events on 16 July at the Bristol & Bath Science Park. Join other weelearners at the event to discuss where elearning is going. If you’ve … Read more › other community conferences technology

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing. It warms my heart to see my colleagues asking and answering questions, sharing web articles, crowdsourcing ideas, gathering feedback, praising team mates, comparing notes on where to buy the best coffee, and even whining a little.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. An intranet with an SII of 6 integrates social media elements such as a discussion forum, blogs and wikis into a single sign-on solution.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

For this reason the new enterprise social platforms (like Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) that underpin social collaboration are your most valuable social learning platforms. This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine.

Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. A user can do this through posting to a threaded discussion quite easily. So, I'm trying to figure out what's going to be the right software / service to adopt, but I'm also trying to think about the differences in: Forum / Threaded Discussion / Group Examples are Google Groups and Yahoo Groups. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps.

Bigger and better: Elearning Network ambitions for 2016

Sponge UK

The eLearning Network. To find out more about joining the eLearning Network visit: elearningnetwork.org/membership-options. Discuss a project Subscribe to our newsletter The post Bigger and better: Elearning Network ambitions for 2016 appeared first on Sponge UK.

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. Blended & Learning Tech Effective Learning L&D Capability Learning Trends collaboration community social networks

Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

In the comments section of my previous post, Mike Caulfield kindly pointed me to the article Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network by Jonathan Mott. Mott’s blueprint is the Open Learning Network (OLN). An open discussion forum , and.

Extended Learning Networks can be supported by E-Learning – An Effective Case

G-Cube

If you want to discuss more about how you can align your eLearning initiatives to your business success, please contact us via info@gc-solutions.net. All modern organizations strive to create innovative avenues to provide training, which educates, enables and inspires its people.

Blog Discussion

Tony Karrer

Dave Ferguson just raised the issue of blog discussion that has come up before when I talk about Learning and Networking with a Blog. The issue he raises in Mandatory Blogging is: Here at your own blog, you often have extended discussions. I talked about different Types of Blog Discussions before. Comments are Not the Only Blog Discussion Cross linking and discussion on other blogs is discussion.

Open Source eLearning Network Event

eFront

On July 12 th , 2013 in Birmingham, England, the eLearning Network will be holding a day of practical case studies, sharing experiences and debate which will cover how you should procure the technologies to support learning in your organization.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Enabling employees to build their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and become self-driven learners will be one of the key responsibilities of future L&D.

Becoming a CPTM Application and Networking in Dallas

Training Industry

The first of my three-part blog series discussed the beginning steps on my journey toward becoming a Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM). I added nine learning and development professionals to my network and formed, what I hope will be, lasting relationships on which I can rely as I move through my career. As a bonus, I expanded my network to include an intelligent and capable group of likeminded colleagues.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Beyond enterprise social networks – which are hardly universal and face substantial challenges of their own – UGC in the broader sense is beset by concerns about content quality, accountability, organisational culture, job security and power dynamics.

To optimize your learning, optimize your networks

Jay Cross

The Internet Time Alliance has been brainstorming models of learning networks. People cooperate in External Networks to meet a shared goal. Harold’s post on collaboration and cooperation generated a lot of discussion. These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g.,

10 hot tips for moocers

E-Learning Provocateur

Participate actively in the discussion forum. I found it helpful to use the discussion forum to post preliminary drafts of my ideas, refine them, then blog them. Concentrate your discussion activity on only one or two threads each week.

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Can Social Networks Replace Your LMS?

OpenSesame

In my ongoing love affair with Quora , I recently joined the discussion on a new question: Can specialised social networks replace learning management systems ?

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned. Because of this, education is moving from a model of knowledge transfer to a model of learning network development. A personal learning network (PLN) is a network of resources including people (subject matter experts, coworkers, friends, mentors, etc.)

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

What is different though, for many Millenials – as well as (indeed) for many other older workers – is that they now have quick and easy access to a much wider group of friends and colleagues through their online social networks, who they can call on for help. Tweet.

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I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Through experience, they’ve developed their own networks consisting of connections that span across organizational bounds. Such networks are characterized by influence, not authority. Also unlike the workplace, there are no hierarchies or authority within the public network.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

Today’s learning management systems are built with social features that allow people to work in groups, facilitate discussions, and even integrate with social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google.

Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

I had the opportunity to share stories, thoughts and ideas with some people in my network who I have long admired (Harold Jarche, Ryan Tracey, Simon Terry, Michelle Ocker) and met some new FABULOUS people along the way (Constantine Ongarezos, Mairi Thompson, Joyce Seitzinger just to name a few!).

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. An approach that implies networking for personal benefits. The workforce is ubiquitously connected, networked, and mobile. Consistent practice leads to a network that is open, diverse and deep.

Using Social Network Analysis in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

My previous post discussed the Open/Closed culture fallacy in social business design. Overall, as the post's subject indicates, my interest is in showing how social network analysis, applied to the ecosystems of organizations, can assist us in applying social business design in a manner that avoids the fallacy of open/closed business cultures.

Is It Possible To Go About Rebuilding "Silent" Networks?

There Is No Chalk

My wife and I have had a few discussions over the last year about one particular topic: Why do previous long-term contacts, be they personal (usually) or professional, seem to fall away and go silent? For starters, I''m a parent, so often times it''s just not on my daily radar to text, email, or phone a friend to say hello. But I''ve noticed that the further I get from the last time I spoke with

Giving Back to Your Personal Learning Network

InSync Training

Last week, we discussed ways to manage your Personal Learning Network (PLN) without becoming overwhelmed. Remember, this is a NETWORK, and that means that information flows in more than one direction. Personal Learning Networks 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Social Learning

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. Instead, they might want to help us build, maintain, and exploit a large network of weak ties.

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Some people are happy in their insular world where yesterday’s news is brought to you today by network news. Social media is perfect for networking. Personal Learning Network Social Media for Trainers Tips Brian Washburn facebook LinkedIn Network PLN twitter

How to Use Enterprise Social Networks to On-Board New Employees

Mindflash

However, with the emergence of enterprise social networks, organizations can greatly help new employees get the “lay of the land” and increase the speed at which they socialize into the organization and develop the confidence that they can fit in and perform well in their new role. Enterprise social networks are certainly not a silver bullet. Help new employees participate and engage in discussion about their on-boarding experience.