Building Courses From Curated Content

The eLearning Coach

Due to the abundance of online information on so many varied topics, learning professionals now have the opportunity to curate learning experiences from content that already exists. eLearning 2.0

Is Microlearning The Solution You Need?

The eLearning Coach

eLearning 2.0 Microlearning (a.k.a. micro learning or micro-learning) is an emergent learning strategy known for quickly closing skill and knowledge gaps.

Trending Sources

10 Ways to Learn From Twitter

The eLearning Coach

Find out how to use Twitter for informal learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways to Learn From Twitter. eLearning 2.0

eLearning 2.0

Tony Karrer

eLearning 2.0 The following are the best posts from my blog on eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? eLearning 1.0, and 2.0 Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 Practical Suggestions: Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Each tool fulfills at least one of these criteria: encourages collaboration; enables user-generated content or input; provides a way to share; and facilitates informal or formal learning.

Online Community Management: Interview with Christopher Pappas

The eLearning Coach

As learning experience designers move into the realm of social and informal learning, there’s a lot to be learned. Post from: The eLearning Coach Online Community Management: Interview with Christopher Pappas. eLEARNING 2.0 This interview with Christopher Pappas, community manager of the Instructional Design and e-Learning Professionals’ Group at LinkedIn, offers insights into what it takes to be a community manager.

Instruction eLearning 2.0 and Quality

Clark Quinn

On my post Quick Wins , I received some questions around use of Web 2.0 in the workplace (really they relate to eLearning 2.0). The comments are interesting to see and discuss: Can anyone tell me where QUALITY comes into play with these collaborative enterprise 2.0 Later they say: Invariably, quality will mean very different things to different elearning providers. If we provide information in the form of performance support, reference material, etc.,

eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

One interesting result is that the audience for my eLearning 2.0 Supporting informal learning? To be more specific on the IT is Evil comment, it's the security surrounding many of the Web 2.0 Going back through the back chat / back channel during my presentation was really interesting to me. Since I couldn't read it at the same time I was presenting, it was amazing how much conversation was going on among the participants.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 16, 2007 eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0? Thanks to Tony Karrer for a great overview article on eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Art History e-Learning Nuggets Enough Web 2.0,

eBay - eLearning 2.0 and Formal Learning

Clark Quinn

The topic of the symposium was eLearning 2.0 (or or is it Learning 2.0). This presentation is where the Examples of eLearning 2.0 - which showed clearly these things are being applied to formal and informal learning opportunities. One of the other presentations of the day was This Isn’t your Mama’s Training: Implementing Learning 2.0 They don't really discuss these as eLearning 2.0, A smart example of using eLearning 2.0

Informal Learning: An Interview With Jay Cross

The eLearning Coach

A funny thing happened while we were learning informally. In fact, the buzz about informal learning seems to grow every day. Social learning technologies, which often facilitate informal learning, seem to have paved the way for greater interest in this approach. eLEARNING 2.0

Good Questions Identify eLearning 2.0 Opportunities

Clark Quinn

I'm a big fan of questions (see Better Questions for Learning Professionals ) and as I'm preparing a workshop ( Revolution in Workplace Learning ) one of the things I stumbled upon is what seems to be a great new question: Given that eLearning 2.0 (web web 2.0, There must be new questions that we need to ask in order to figure out if and how eLearning 2.0 Some of the questions that come to mind that I would use to: Identify eLearning 2.0

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

You can also use word clouds as the basis for writing a poem, for studying another language and for comparing two pages of information. Mashups let you combine and remix information, media, content, web applications and services in new ways. elearning 2.0

eLearning 2.0 Presentation with Tony Karrer

eLearning Blender

The first workshop of the day was eLearning 2.0, Tony provided some great information regarding Wiki's and the audience had some great examples of how they are being used at their organizations. I had some concerns about using a Wiki to communicate policy and other HR related information without having control of what is edited. By using “honey pots” I can restrict editing access to the sensitive information while allowing access to other areas.

eLearning 2.0 -> Informal Learning -> learning 2.0 -> web 2.0

Big Dog, Little Dog

that 80% to 90% of learning occurs informally outside of the classroom. Schlenker goes on to tie elearning 2.0 to informal learning to learning 2.0 to web 2.0, So lets meet in the middle and put formal learning at 25% and informal learning at 75%.

When should you use Informal Learning?

Upside Learning

In his webinar titled ‘Learning isn’t what you thought it was’, Jay Cross made a strong case for informal learning. What I understand from this is that informal learning mirrors this process in two ways. What’s the big deal about informal learning?

Informal Learning Topics

Tony Karrer

Posts on the topic of Informal Learning: Formalizing and Investing in Informal Learning No Informal Learning and Blended Learning Mix - CLO Panel Surprises Action on Informal Learning - Leads to Great Questions Numbers and Informal Learning The Real Challenge around Informal Learning More on the Form of Informal The Paradox of Informal Learning (Form of Informal?) Informal Learning , Communities, Bottom-up vs. Top-Down

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes. eLearning Coach: What are your criteria for defining a technology as social ? eLearning Coach: Can you describe the advantages of the social media environment, Elgg?

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

Big Dog, Little Dog

It's a great way to find and fix problems, to collect and categorize information, or to perform any other time-consuming task that can be sped up by having lots of people with diverse perspectives working in parallel. 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.

Informal Learning Flow

Tony Karrer

I've always been a big believer in the value and power of informal learning. Over the past few years, I've written quite a few posts about informal learning. In many ways, eLearning 2.0 is one part of systematizing support for informal learning. The person I most associate with informal learning is Jay Cross. And I'm happy to announce that he's working with me to help bring together resources via the Informal Learning Flow.

Your Brain On 3D Learning

The eLearning Coach

Promotes Informal Learning. By now we’ve all heard that the majority of one’s learning occurs informally. Post from: The eLearning Coach Your Brain On 3D Learning. BOOK REVIEWS REVIEWS eLEARNING 2.0Help!

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. Blog Browse eLearning Content at

From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

mLearning Revolution

Let’s get one thing out of the way, the future of eLearning isn’t about adding more ‘ animations ‘ to our existing eLearning (in the name of making courses more engaging), neither is it about an eLearning 2.0

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Learning leaders will be more focused on relevancy of information. eLearning Technology.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Informal Learning at

Kapp Notes

There is a blog entry titled Biases that eLearning 2.0 Faces (or What are we Up Against) over on Tony Karrer's eLearning Technology blog. Tony quotes a post by a person who raises some concerns about eLearning 2.0. We better stop bad mouthing Web 2.0

Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II

Tony Karrer

I've received quite a bit of input on my blog post Informal Learning - Let's Get Real. We want to figure out what the process and mechanisms should look like when we are going after Intentional Informal Learning. Interestingly, Stephen Downes' new presentation - e-Learning 2.0 - Why the New Tools includes a slide that quotes my blog post: I'm becoming convinced that folks in the informal learning realm are quite willing to live with "free range" learning.

The Real Challenge around Informal Learning

Tony Karrer

The Real Challenge around Informal Learning Over the last few days I've had a blog conversation with Stephen Downes around what is informal learning: The Form of Informal - 2 More on the Form of Informal The Form of Informal The Paradox of Informal Learning (Form of Informal?) Instead, I've taken away something very important: Informal learning is like pornography I'll know it when I see it. We've certainly made it less informal.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, February 22, 2007 Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions In a post on informal learning by Ray Sims (thanks to Tony ), he lists out a whole bunch o good things "to do on behalf of increasing informal learning aligned with company strategy and goals." In the world of informal learning, who can be the teacher/the mentor?

Scalable Learning and Learnscapes in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

When a learning architecture supports all types of learning along the range of formal, non-formal, and informal experiences, it simply means that small chunks of formal learning are available as resources for non-formal and informal learning. Thinking in terms of learnscapes implies a strategic approach to supporting and managing informal learning through social computing, as opposed to using social computing in an ad hoc fashion. e-Learning 2.0 Big Shift elearning 2.0

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

In my mind, connectivity is part of the informal learning paradigm. What’s your take on the potential of the iPad for formal and informal learning? Post from: The eLearning Coach Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning. REVIEWS elearning 2.0

Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

But what really caught my eye was the statement: For information-seekers using their favorite search engine, quality is simple to define. Of course sometimes, both things happen such as in the case of Stephen Downes' article on eLearning 2.0 which comes up first in the Google search of eLearning 2.0. But that's not always the case, even in a Web 2.0 Consider what happened around the definition of eLearning 2.0 What Web 2.0

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

They focus more on information push and it's less intended to have user-contributed content. 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 In some ways then, SharePoint is well suited to supporting eLearning 2.0. A lot of what eLearning 2.0 Browse eLearning Content at

Speak of the Devil.

There Is No Chalk

Last week my class discussed learning style inventories and how they can potentially help adult learners understand how they learn in order for them to make more informed choices when pursuing continuing education and professional development. Tags: elearning 2.0

Promoting Social Learning

eLearning Blender

You've got the cool new informal or social learning tool up and ready to go now you're ready for the masses to arrive and start using it. Then comes the harsh reality that it is hard work promoting the use of informal or social media tools within an organization. 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.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

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. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki?

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How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

He makes a good case for developing independent learners and outlines the advantages of informal learning—it’s cheaper, more responsive, less controlling, less patronizing and more in tune with the times. Post from: The eLearning Coach How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media.

Sreenr For eLearning

The eLearning Coach

Screenr is trendy—it screams Web 2.0. Screenr is a speedy way to get information out to an audience. Any information that requires just-in-time webcasting or any situation that requires quick production and nearly real-time solutions could work with this online service. Post from: The eLearning Coach. eLEARNING 2.0Screenr has a lot of potential for online learning.