Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited

Tony Karrer

A consistent pattern in our response to new technologies is we simultaneously overestimate the short-term impact and underestimate the long-term impact. - I have (and I believe that it's common) a natural tendency when looking at new technologies to swing back-and-forth between believing they are the best thing since sliced bread, trying something with the tool, running into barriers to adoption, feeling like they'll never get adopted. and my post on eLearning 1.0, Web 2.0

Images, Crowds, Cognitive Bias, eLearning 2.0, & Networks

Big Dog, Little Dog

The brain supports heavy parallel processing capabilities, which means we (unlike current computer systems) can, in mere seconds, recognize complex patterns within images. It can be a powerful tool, but it is no panacea. E-learning 2.0: Is e-learning 2.0 Smart image and video search - KM World. Although the brain isn't fast in comparison to computer hardware systems we have today, it has several key abilities that computers don't currently have.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 In this, Eric suggests the following minimum measures: Networking patterns - the relationship between people and content categories, the network make up or profile (business unit, job, level, etc), key brokers and influencers by content category, and the degree of networking across silos.

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Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga.

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

In this post, I wanted to capture some of the patterns of use of SharePoint that seem to be emerging. Using SharePoint as Project System for Training Organization Quite a few people talked about how they were using SharePoint as a collaborative tool to work on projects. Quick Thoughts on eLearning 2.0 and SharePoint The reality with SharePoint is that when you go back and look at the great list of eLearning 2.0 A lot of what eLearning 2.0

Training Design

Tony Karrer

Back in 1987, the dominant tool was classroom delivery and thus, we primarily created training and train-the-trainer materials. Virtual classroom, web-based training (WBT), rapidly created eLearning, lots of online reference tools such as help, cheat sheets, online manuals. Maybe this more appropriately would be called Learning Design - or eLearning Design - or maybe something else that implies performance support as well.

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Quick Wins

Clark Quinn

Here's the gist of his thinking: As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0. And, when you look at adoption patterns - a lot of what makes adoption of Web 2.0 tools likely is that they are easy to adopt and have immediate value for the individual and work group.

Top 9 Posts You May Have Missed

Tony Karrer

While it talks in terms of SharePoint, really the patterns described relate to all different types of tools. #2 A search tool other than Google that I use, when and why. 4 - Examples of eLearning 2.0 Wonderful set of examples of what people are doing out there around social learning and eLearning 2.0. #5 8 – PWLE A bunch of posts (via eLearning Learning ) all about the PWLE. eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content

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Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

Over the past two years, I've worked with start-ups and corporations around the world who are grappling a bit with the impact of Web 2.0 One of the more interesting aspects of this is that I've really changed and refined what I advise both audiences in terms of their learning 2.0 Seven Key Aspects of Learning 2.0 I initially attacked eLearning 2.0 and Learning 2.0 You need to be prepared to apply learning 2.0 Avoid the Culture Question Learning 2.0

Learning Design in a Nut Shell

Tony Karrer

These days is that we have such a big mix of different delivery models, tools, etc. and such different kinds of blends that emerge that it's difficult to feel comfortable and confident with what tools to use in what situation. In fact, the Art of Learning Design is dealing with the variability of the myriad of performance needs, considerations and possible delivery models and tools; working through the combinations; to arrive at a delivery pattern that will be effective.

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LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

It is the year that I recognized that there is a revolution going on in eLearning similar to 1996 when I saw that web-delivery of tools, content, etc. Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development ) I found myself no longer recommending the use of RoboInfo or other similar programs for reference materials. But by far the most vivid memory of 2006 comes from a comment made during a panel that I was moderating on eLearning 2.0.

Quick Wins

Tony Karrer

Here's the gist of his thinking: As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0. And, when you look at adoption patterns - a lot of what makes adoption of Web 2.0 tools likely is that they are easy to adopt and have immediate value for the individual and work group.

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

We wrapped up our free elearning webinar on Models for Learning in a New World. I described some common eLearning 2.0 patterns that are emerging much along the lines of my previous post Examples of eLearning 2.0. I recommend adopting their tools and their security mechanisms. My suggestion is that you don't really try to sell Yammer or a Wiki or any other kind of tool. Many of the suggestions in Learning 2.0

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Corporate Training

Tony Karrer

Courseware and Broader eLearning Jay's post eLearning is not the Answer : Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. Poorly implemented eLearning is a more expensive alternative to doing nothing at all, and often the results would be the same. If we did nothing at all, what would the result be as compared to what we do when we provide some bad eLearning?

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Survey Results: Enterprise 2.0

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

Because lending assistants are familiar with the forum, they’ve found this to be an effective pattern. One of the things I’ve found from doing many presentations on social/informal/eLearning 2.0 The idea was to use this as a tool to learn and get questions answered. Becky suggested providing temporary access to those who would not normally have access so they can see how the tool is being used without violating the user’s trust. eLearning Technology.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. Tools? Web 2.0

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