Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?

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Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

Significant increases in productivity with a wiki. We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Use templates on the wiki to make it easier to structure pages so people can be familiar with it. Document Repository: Use wiki to hold templates and documents. Getting People to Use the Wiki. No information about clients like SSN stored on the wiki.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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

Dashe & Thomson

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

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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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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Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages. Look at security.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Tetris Effect ) Special Reports 10 Emerging Technologies 2008 (Technology Review): includes Offline Web applications , Connectomics , and reality mining.

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Effectus LMS For effective Employee Training Management and Tracking

CommLab India

Let’s see how Effectus helps in managing your training effectively. Effectus can store classroom training resources sand online learning assets in a single, centralized and secured location. It has features like discussion boards, file sharing, virtual chats, blog, and wikis.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

by Robert Bloomfield) | Main | Small Basket of MindMapping Items » February 27, 2008 The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) Katrins important thesis is now available both as a Wiki and a PDF download. "In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

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.”

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 –. Blogs and Wikis. Most LMSs now also have the capability of creating Blogs within the LMS to keep the resources safe and secure.

70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

This had two effects: People will think twice before publishing something incorrect. SME’s do not have any didactical knowledge and therefore they cannot create effective e-Learning. You can’t use user generated learning for compliance training or security training.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.”

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co)

Mark Oehlert

and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard » July 15, 2008 "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) Do you work for the " Overmanaged Organization "? July 15, 2008 in Research | Permalink Technorati Tags : Booz , simulator TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

But, it was the effective campaign of Barack Obama that led to a paradigm shift globally as far as the use of social media as a strategic tool is concerned. Such a methodology has been deployed in areas such as security (checks at airports), food industry, and market research agencies.

Employees Avoiding Corporate Barriers

Nick Leffler

If an organization must secure themselves by putting up barriers, before erecting those barriers, other equally effective ways for employees to get their work done should be in place. If an organization demands everything be approved by legal, yet doesn’t reduce the effect it has (timelines, back and forth, etc.), The business partner was not thrilled with this slow-down and with the rate the project moved at it would have had unrecoverable effects.

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

But, it was the effective campaign of Barack Obama that led to a paradigm shift globally as far as the use of social media as a strategic tool is concerned. Such a methodology has been deployed in areas such as security (checks at airports), food industry, and market research agencies.

Top 10 Sales Enablement Tools to Empower your Sales Force

Kitaboo

This platform imports knowledge from intranet and existing wiki and provides sales reps with information in just one click. This sales enablement tool allows you to manage and share content efficiently and effectively with the sales team. What is a Sales Enablement Tool?

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. Habgood

Mark Oehlert

» November 20, 2007 Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. However, this thesis proposes an alternative viewpoint that identifies gameplay mechanisms or game mechanics as more critical to effective integration than fantasy.

Are You Aware of These Latest E-Learning Trends?

CommLab India

Using technology the right way can make online learning more engaging, cost-effective, accelerate learning, and improve performance. Data storage, enhanced security, and easy technical support features are drawing them to cloud platforms.

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10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning

Upside Learning

Easy and secure exchange of learning data. The LMS’ secure system and robust server, facilitates uploading, storing and sharing of learning resources in the form of courses, assessments, documents and manuals that complement your blended learning program.

Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

With her focus on the main tools that have grabbed “global imagination” namely, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Wikis, Jane Bozarth writes a lucid, eminently readable account of what technology has to offer in terms of Social Media tools and their position in the sphere of learning.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Dropbox recognizesthat this file synchronization and file haring is a key functionality for business, but also realises that security is a big issue for many, so offers “bank grade security” for corporate teams.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

This can have a sizeable effect on an ROI. These benefits include but are not limited to effective training, employee retention and satisfaction, and cost effectiveness. eLearning promotes effective training.

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Paradiso - Untitled Article

Paradiso

This is just one of the features that will make your onboarding of new employees process simpler and more secure. To be successful in your training programs you must ensure that you have characteristics that ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of your training, these characteristics are: Set an objective, with specific goals to achieve. The LMS for foreign language counts with a wiki, chat, forums, quizzes, surveys, assignments etc.

Modern LMS – Imparting Knowledge, not passing information

G-Cube

The eye of the debate is how this structure might even hinder the effectiveness of learning, instead of aiding it. Collaborative learning and creation of digital repositories : Today, most LMSs have built-in collaboration tools – for e.g., blogs, wikis, etc.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Key features include recording through a microphone or mixer, digitizing recordings from tapes, audio editing, importing and exporting audio files, effects and quality adjustments. One way to learn and solve problems more effectively is by visualizing information. Category: Wikis.

What is Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning and Why Should You Care?

Pract.us

Wikis, on-line forums and chat rooms encourage peers to pool their knowledge and collectively solve challenges. In Diane Senffner’s recent article , she writes, “There is a false sense of security in corralling employees into a room to learn something.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

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

Adobe Captivate

Establishing a level of trust within a social group can make the learning process more effective. Other examples of social media include media-sharing services like YouTube and Flickr, collaborative knowledge development through wikis, and creative works like blogs and microblogging. Also critical is addressing online privacy and security concerns that relate to student usage. In October, I posted some recommended reading that complemented one of my classes on gamification.

Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning

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LMS today thus have in-built avenues of safe and secure social interactions between learners, instructors as well as subject matter experts. Our learning leaders are optimistic of the effects of change on organizational learning.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

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.

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

Social Bookmarking and Wikis and Blogs are a form of social networking I never said this, but several people pointed it out in the chat. The same thing can be true with social bookmarking, wikis, flickr, etc. blog to blog to wiki to person) and coming back to a particular node in that string? But right now, a distributed discussion is hard to effectively track. BTW, the term honey pot comes from a security term - it's a place you set up to attract people.