Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

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While many large corporations still fear wikis for internal communication because they are “hard to control,” a number of intelligence agencies have been using a wiki tool – called Intellipedia – for several years.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

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While many large corporations still fear wikis for internal communication because they are “hard to control,” a number of intelligence agencies have been using a wiki tool – called Intellipedia – for several years.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

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and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. Discussion forums are most effective as learning tools when they are actively monitored and directed by instructors. Course wikis. A wiki is a website that users can easily add to and modify. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. Web 2.0

The changing Web

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My own students create a lot of their own content during their study, usually in the form of podcasts, videos, wiki and blog content, and are encouraged to share these publicly online to gain additional feedback.

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

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This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

Promoting Social Learning

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I come across so much information conveying how effective social media/web 2.0/informal learning is the wave of the future in instructional design. I recently implemented a Wiki and discussion forums for different uses. The Wiki is used to retrieve process and procedural information while the discussion forums are used to share best practices much like LinkedIn forums. Tags: Wiki Instructional Design Social Networking eLearning 2.0

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

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Some of the technology-aided tools that can be adopted by new-age Trainers to help them connect more to the learners and teach more effectively –. Networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn allow users to create separate pages or communities where discussions can be held on specific topics.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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As an example, she notes that Cisco has cited the use of wikis in saving millions of dollars, by allowing “geographically dispersed staff [to] efficiently work on single documents, share ideas and comments, and decrease development time.”

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning.

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Increasing Use Of Employee Training Software With The Spread Of Digitization

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Hence, the use of effective employee training software for corporate training has become very common. Earlier, the software was employed for effective distribution of training content with less flexibility, thereby lessening its value and limiting its adoption in organizations.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

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Wikis are an easy place to start the promotion of collaborative learning spaces, and clients seem to be willing and able to accept this informal tool into their everyday lives. However, wikis are only the tip of the iceberg.

MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

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Set up a course wiki or another collaboration area where learners can ask questions and share their knowledge with one another. Here are four strategies for effectively implementing gamification in training MOOCs. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. External discussion forums in the form of Facebook or LinkedIn groups, Reddit discussions, etc. Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning.

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

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The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed.

Learning Management Systems: Creating sustainable training support for Corporate Learners

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Modern LMSs however have multiple avenues for learners to congregate and collaborate on social platforms like wikis, discussion boards and chat within the confines of the system. The shelf life of acquired knowledge and skills in the corporate world is getting shorter by the day.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

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That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training. And yet that’s effectively what is happening when we present text visually and then have someone say it at the same time.

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Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments.

Game Changing Training

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With setting effective and realistic parameters, defining the training content clearly in terms of both business goals and learners’ preferences, and incorporating game based elements for reinforcing rewards and learners’ motivation; trainers can dissect the building blocks of the game.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Weber also points out how effectively additional techniques demonstrated in the movie – like music, movement, and humor – open the mind to learning.

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They’re not like us

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We share knowledge on Twitter, contribute to discussions on LinkedIn, read books, write blogs, comment on blogs, subscribe to industry magazines, share links to online articles, watch videos, and participate in MOOCs.

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The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

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Up until now the effects of these failed implementations have amounted to little more than lost opportunities.

Social Learning is here to stay!

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So, if Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest are not part of your vocabulary, then either you are living in isolation or you certainly do not belong to this era.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

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To start answering these questions, we have to acknowledge that formal learning, as we know it today, will not be effective in the future.

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The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

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Social Learning theorist Albert Bandura maintains that: “Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. First to prove they are safe and then to prove they are effective.

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The $2 Whiteboard Shows Power of Peer-to-Peer Learning | Social.

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It’s hard to overstate the importance of learner engagement when teaching complex new material, and in this case the $2 whiteboard is far more effective at gaining that engagement.

3 Signs Your Training Department is Instructional Design Deficient

eLearning Brothers

How could we assess the effectiveness of the course without objectives? Set up an internal blog/wiki page and have your teammates subscribe to it. You can contact her via LinkedIn. Have you ever worked on an eLearning program only to discover your hard work was in vain?

Bad Training Videos are bad even if you like the Instructor

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As far as the effectiveness of training videos is concerned, the training videos are really the fantastic learning mode for corporate training and development. So, here are the things you should keep in mind in order to make sure your video learning strategy is effectively being delivered.

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MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

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MOOCs represent the intersection between these two models – knowledge can be transferred quickly and effectively to large numbers of people at the same time and spaces can be created for people to build their own learning networks. and online resources (websites, wikis, blogs, discussion forums, Twitter feeds, etc.) Think of a PLN as LinkedIn for learning. Wikis can be created and edited as the collective knowledge in an organization changes and expands.

My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

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Nothing new, really, but it reinforced the idea that effective training can only be accomplished by doing , not being told. In effect, he was driving; I was just executing the commands.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

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From Mozilla’s Open Badges wiki page. To effectively convey your badges’ value, position issuer and requirements information up front. Is Your Organization Ready? Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom.