Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes. Do you incorporate social technologies in your learning strategy?

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? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools. Category: Social Networking Platform. Elgg is a social networking engine and publishing platform for running your own social networking site on a public or private server.

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How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Identifying the IT social media users and doing some initial legwork for them could help. She presents a matrix that shows the types of learning that can occur through the use of varied social media tools, such as blogs, presentations and podcasts. This important resource is a rather convincing testament to the ways people learn through social media.

SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

Thomas' post, as always, offers a unique point of view on what Enterprise 2.0 The social software stack, in particular the difference between collective understanding and collaborative understanding, frames Vander Wal's perspective. Web 2.0 social media e-Learning 2.0 elearning 2.0 social networking twitter Tags: Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

Skilful Minds

Not so much for what they specifically say about performance and collaboration as much as what they imply about the promise of social media in the relationship. Customer Experience Experience Design social networking Enterprise 2.0 elearning 2.0 Tags: Change Management Collaboration Learning Experience Social Business Design Social CRM Social Media Social Networks e-Learning 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. So, what are some ways to encourage the use of social media tools that are obviously beneficial to the workforce?

Informal Learning: An Interview With Jay Cross

The eLearning Coach

Social learning technologies, which often facilitate informal learning, seem to have paved the way for greater interest in this approach. So I think readers of The eLearning Coach would appreciate an interview with a person who wrote the book on the subject … literally. Taking advantage of the double meaning of the word network, to learn is to optimize the quality of one’s networks. Jay: Learning is social. Related Articles: Social Media And Learning.

Learning in a Digital Age: The myth and the reality

Learning with 'e's

I recently gave a keynote at the eLearning 2.0 In Learning in a Digital Age: The Myth and the Reality, I present a number of widespread beliefs about elearning, and challenge the provenance, reasoning and application of these theories. Digital mobile phones personalised learning environments social media barack obama schools FaceBook Twitter university PLE digital natives and immigrants education learning styles Brunel University

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Social Media. Because the iPad can connect through Wi-Fi and 3G (depending on the model) and has a screen size that makes text legible, it’s ideal for mobile social media activities. Users of social iPhone apps, like Facebook Mobile, LinkedIn, TweetDeck and Seesmic, will have an easy time integrating the iPad into their social media universe. Post from: The eLearning Coach Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning.

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary PR 2.0: Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

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.

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

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. If you are a glutton for more of this, take a look at: Does eLearning 2.0 Getting Value from LinkedIn , Thomas Davenport and Blogging - He is Wrong!

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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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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 2008 Posts based on Read Counts: 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 37) Training Method Trends (27) Examples of eLearning 2.0 (26) 26) Web 2.0 Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 2.0 eLearning 2.0

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. The second half of the prediction “self directed learning” got less attention during the year than I anticipated, but it was there and certainly was a big part of the discussion around social and informal learning. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 As such, 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 technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Others are actually are fairly instructive about what the current trends are in eLearning. Here are my top 10 eLearning predictions for 2011. In the Fall of 2010, I did a series on Text-to-Speech in eLearning.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0 He is author of the award-winning eLearning Technology blog, founder of Work Literacy , and creator of eLearning Learning. eLearning 2.0 William Brandon, eLearning Guild "I wanted to thank you for the clear, fun and insightful information. Tony is a great evangelist for web 2.0 – I’m pumped to use more Excellent! Browse eLearning Content

Know Where You Can Find Anything

Clark Quinn

As part of my presentations on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0 - I discuss how learning and knowledge work are changed by things such as computers, mobile computing, the web, social media, social networks, access to people/experts through the web, and the flood of new tools. But let's go back to the start of my post, impact of the web, social media, etc. And now having to contend with social / network solutions.

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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

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008. 2 - eLearning 2.0 Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Strategy" Fails One of the better, cheap support mechanisms for self-directed learning are web 2.0 As such, eLearning 2.0 There will also be growth in discussions and social networks for collaborative learning. At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

Back in 2007, I pointed out various aspects of what I was seeing: strategy/strategic and performance are back as topics after dropping way down in 2006 surprisingly trainer is also back, you would think in the age of eLearning 2.0 And now, because of eLearning Learning , I have a much better way to track these things over a much more interesting content sets. eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content

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.

Needed Skills for New Media

Tony Karrer

In other words, in a world with Wikipedia, blogs, social networking, etc. - Knowledge Work - the ability to search for, synthesize, and disseminate information as part of work processes that captures personal value, builds network, and collects appropriate feedback Would it be fair to say that we have a responsibility to build these skills in ourselves? Isn't this what eLearning 2.0

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100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Also please include terms and a link that will help it get put into appropriate categories in the eLearning Learning Community. Here's the eLearning Authoring Tool we chose to use and approach we used to evaluate and decide. Here are the surprises we found after we chose our eLearning Authoring Tool. Here's my eLearning Authoring Method or Trick. Topics 1, 2, 3 for LMS , LCMS , Audio , Virtual Classroom Tool , Screencast , Wiki , eLearning Game Tool , etc.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences - eLearning Technology , August 5, 2010 I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). Using Graphics To Improve Learning - The eLearning Coach , August 4, 2010 What are you doing about the picture superiority effect? Social media is a fad. elearning 2.0.

[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 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. So, size and access of networks might be a proxy, but what about all the rest of these suggested measures.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. Online Sessions / Conferences / Discussions => Now Visible Networking I’ve seen during 2009 a real growth in the ability to spark up interesting discussions as online sessions. It came during a presentation when I said: It's a much better use of my time to use LinkedIn to spark a conversation than it is to go to networking events. eLearning 2.0

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Feet keep walking

Learning with 'e's

Someone made the ironic remark on my Facebook page that I travel a lot to speak about how information travels in 'bits and digital form'. I retorted that, yes, it is a little ironic, but certainly not surprising, because people are naturally social beings. Our social nature ensures that we are more at ease in face to face contexts, and that technology mediation of communication will always be second best.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. I've read several posts on how much should an hour of elearning cost.

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