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.

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. Social networks focus on relationship. Members of social networks are connected by friendship, work relationships and sometimes shared interest as well.

Business Networking Tips for Professional Career Development

Your Training Edge

Building a professional network is incredibly important as you get to know about the skills that are essential for you and possibly take steps to learn them. For this, first it is important to understand that a good networking needs proper planning.

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

To be able to effectively " work out loud ", an individual needs to be able to parse his or her workflow in a manner that is shareable and captures teachable moments as well. A willingness to keep stretching and moving beyond our comfort zones determine success in this network era.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. XYZ Fire Association is a network of. Through their network, they identified a. effective meetings. create effective.

The big myth of social networking

E-Learning Provocateur

So while 600 million people are technologically connected on Facebook, practically they aren’t because everyone’s effective network only stretches so far. social networking connectedness effective network Facebook myth network theory Six Degrees of Separation social media

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? Social Learning Social Networking

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

G-Cube

But training initiatives have to often extend beyond the confines of the organization and create an effective, relevant and uniform way of learning. All modern organizations strive to create innovative avenues to provide training, which educates, enables and inspires its people.

Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

Most people would probably assume that today social networking and education are now pretty interrelated. Social networking platforms are part of mainstream culture. who have internet access use social networking technologies for blogging, chatting, online communities and more.

Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

As I mentioned in an earlier post , I have been using Safari and Google to traverse the networks. My point is that I’ve been leveraging the benefits of networks for a bloody long time. Network effects are true for people and for data. The post Usability and Networks appeared first on Learnlets. And in a comment, I mentioned that the recent launch of the new Firefox browser was prompting me to switch.

Do You Need a Mentor or a Network?

Experiencing eLearning

Maria is impressed by how effectively Jack builds relationships with his clients, and she wanted to learn more about his strategy. Personal Learning Networks. That network could be called a PLN. Your Network. Where do you find your network?

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. Several sources referred to PLNs as networks focused on learning about a given topic.

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.)

Partner Problems – 5 Common Challenges Channel Networks Face

Docebo

Five common complications faced by channel partner network managers, and how to avoid them. Partner channels provide a cost-effective way to globalize your business by pairing with aligned organizations to sell products and services. The five challenges of channel partner networks.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

analysis, at least 80 percent of companies acknowledge a critical need to redesign their traditional structure to create a network of experts for better, faster business decisions. Focus on building dynamic team effectiveness versus building individual knowledge and skills.

Campaign For Effective Elearning (#c4ee)

Upside Learning

Earlier this year Rob Hubbard chair of the eLearning Network launched a campaign for effective elearning at the Learning Technology 2012. Upside Learning Campaign For Effective Elearning Effective Elearning Effective Elearning Campaign Elearning Campaign

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Read our blog on “4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work” View our presentation at LearnX 2010 on Accelerating Onboarding using Business Social Networks. Our Presentation – LearnX 2010 – Accelerating Onboarding using Business Social Networks. Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! About the Workshop. No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning.

Network effects

Jay Cross

Six-minute video on how networks form and why this inevitably leads to flatter organizations, faster cycle times, information glut, and unpredictability.

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Read our blog on “4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work” View our presentation at LearnX 2010 on Accelerating Onboarding using Business Social Networks. Our Presentation – LearnX 2010 – Accelerating Onboarding using Business Social Networks. Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! About the Workshop. No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning.

Building Effective Employee Social Networks

Learning Cafe

Read our blog on “4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work” View our presentation at LearnX 2010 on Accelerating Onboarding using Business Social Networks. Our Presentation – LearnX 2010 – Accelerating Onboarding using Business Social Networks. Employee Social Learning – Ingredients for Success! About the Workshop. No one can deny the all-powerful nature of Social Media and Social Learning.

Network Skills

Tony Karrer

I personally believe that one of the areas where learning professionals need the most help is how communities and networks impact learning and building individual and facilitation skills around these: Knowing how to individually leverage Network Skills and Communities to help with work and learning tasks Community and Network Facilitation Skills to help others learn and work using networks and communities In my post Networks and Learning Communities , I looked a bit at this topic.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Will we still continue to speak about learning as an activity to be undertaken in order to be effective at work? "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing. The changes to society will be vast" by @gapingvoid We are on the eve of 2015!

Chicago Learning Impact Workshop & Networking Event

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Discuss methods to more effectively review verbatim/comments. This dinner offers attendees the chance to network while also enjoying great food and drinks. Event: Chicago Learning Impact Workshop. Date: Thursday, March 28th. Time: 10am – 4pm CST. Location: WeWork, 515 N.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. Why is networking so important anyway? From a personal perspective, networking builds new relationships through which you can share information, answer questions, and make new connections.

Network Effects - YouTube - Video Blogs and More

Clark Quinn

Wow, what a great presentation / video from Michael Wesch and the author of The Machine is Us presenting to the Library of Congress. It's an hour long, so make sure you give yourself time

Resources from Training Magazine Network Webinar

Kapp Notes

In this webinar, for Training Magazine Network , I discussed how Gamification should be thought of as a design sensibility and not merely a digital tool. Five Gaming Elements for Effective eLearning.

Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning. Social & network learning really falls into the OTJ learning, not formal. PFL: Preparation for Future Learning–setting up people to be able to learn more effectively. This can be the social network. This isn’t my usual comprehensive live blogging, just snippets of things that caught my interest.

TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Summary: “Debates rage about the appropriateness of using social networking in teaching, with arguments ranging from waste of time and distraction from academic goals to needed to reach net generation student. Social networks for distance learning. Evaluating social networks.

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. Are you looking to provide more effective ways for people to work together?

How To Watch And Learn Effectively?

Origin Learning

It is also predicted that it would take someone 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks in a single month. The post How To Watch And Learn Effectively? General Video Learning Effective learning learning methods methods of learning video learning

Can Your In-Store Network Support Your Video Learning Strategy

PlayerLync

Videos are easier to film and more cost effective than ever then ever. Training videos are a great way to keep your employees up to speed on new guidelines and changes coming to your restaurant. They are also a great way to reduce paper waste and go green.

What Does Effective Leadership Mean?

CLO Magazine

As a leader, you have likely spent time thinking about the strengths that would make you, or leaders on your team, more effective. How do senior leaders describe the difference in the way the most effective and least effective leaders lead? Strong networker.

How Effective is Tin Can API in Measuring Learning Effectiveness of Technology-aided Learning?

G-Cube

Along with newer ways of disseminating training, learning leaders are also keen on finding ways and means of measuring training effectiveness. We learn through many ways – on our mobiles and tablets, through social networks or forums and even good-old dependable Google search!

Communities and Networks Connection

Tony Karrer

And there's a very interesting effect and a realization (aha moment) I've had about all of this that I describe near the bottom. Today I get to announcement that I've been working with Nancy White to launch the: Communities and Networks Connection For those of you who don't know Nancy.

CCK09: Notes on Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge

Experiencing eLearning

Over the last few days I’ve been working through Stephen Downes’ paper Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge. He explicitly rejects the ‘isomorphic’ view of mental contents, and instead describes a network of distributed representations. we can identify the essential elements of network semantics. First, context , that is, the localization of entities in a network. Third, emergence, that is, the development of patterns in the network.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

10 ways to use an Enterprise Social Network for Social Learning

Jane Hart

Today, I’m at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference and I’m going to be talking about how to use an ESN (Enterprise Social Network) for Social Learning Many organisations now have an ESN – and although they might not be using it as effectively as they could, you don’t actually need another social learning system but […].