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We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Gagne and the Events of Instruction: Discovering Instructional Design 19 - The E-Learning Curve , June 25, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals.

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. Experts are still debating to what extent this type of being social online affects the day to day life of individuals but the reality is that virtual space has brought a really big shift in everything having to do with human interaction. Main difference between social and professional communities. Social networks focus on relationship.

Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?

Jane Hart

Some time ago I wrote a blog post about how I believed that as social businesses emerge, and new social and collaboration platforms (or social intranets) are introduced into enterprises, L&D will have an extended role in the organisation in order to support the new community and collaboration skills that will be required to underpin a successul social business initiative. (In In this way, then Social Collaboration becomes the missing piece of the L&D jigsaw.

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Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts. ” 3 - 10 enterprise social networking obstacles , the brainyard, Information Week 3 January 2012. The explosion of social software tools is a source of great innovation, but also a lot of confusion. This takes more than access to social networking tools, blogs, and wikis.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Social networks empower workers to engage in self-determined “pull” learning.

Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies (PDAs interactive whiteboards, etc), personal learning environments, visual media (videoconference, digital photography), e-portfolios and social software (wikis, blogs, podcasting, etc). Our keynote speakers for the 2010 event are Josie Fraser and Donald Clark.

Hot tools, hot topics

Learning with e's

tools and social media’, this was the last parallel paper session before the final plenary event at EDEN – day 3. Social software tools are overwhelming in number and scope, but applications are becoming friendlier and can be used to build communities. When we are using social software, who needs protection? Tags: Lisbon social software Web 2.0 Entitled ‘Technological Culture: Web 2.0

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World Health 2.0

Learning with e's

tools, mashups and aggregators to predict localised social trends such as flu epidemics. I have to admit I was inspired when I first heard of the concept of Techno-social Predictive Analysis (TPA), and even more intrigued when I saw how it worked. Social Web mining and exploitation for serious applications : Technosocial Predictive Analytics and related technologies for public health, environmental and national security surveillance Maged N. Keywords: Social Web; Web 2.0;

Goodbye LMS?

Tony Karrer

I had seen this paper ( Social software: E-learning beyond learning management systems ) before, but Jay Cross's take on the implications of the paper in LMS, we hardly knew ye is interesting: LMS create a walled garden in an era when walls are falling down. This is similar to web log analysis today, but would include tracking of the individual via cookies and analysis to say that if you hit particular pages, then a particular event occurs.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. The month-long event is appropriate for decision-makers, designers, CLOs, innovation leaders, managers of communications, and others who want to accelerate learning in their organization.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

Punk it up

Learning with e's

I'm also speaking in the fringe event F-ALT entitled WTF Edupunk , where I will try to show how the punk rock ideology has parallels with contemporary thinking about going outside the walled garden of the institutional VLE to use free, open content, social software tools. Just about anything a VLE can do, social software can do better, with the possible exceptions of surveillance and control (and even those are debatable).

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Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

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Redefining learning spaces

Learning with e's

We invite papers on the digital divide, e-learning methods and case studies, mobile and pervasive technologies, digital games, multi-user virtual environments, informal learning, new classroom technologies, personal learning environments and social software. The event will be over two days next year, and we have some interesting sessions planned, and a spectacular social event for the evening of 23 April.

Boundary Changes

Learning with e's

Entitled 'Boundary Changes: Redefining Learning Spaces' , the two day event aims to examine the theme of e-learning in a time of change, and will challenge notions of traditional boundaries, learning spaces and roles. There is also a conference dinner for the event (to be held in a venue on the historic Plymouth Barbican (pictured above), and of course, the now traditional (calorie free) Devon cream tea will be on offer!

On my last leg

Learning with e's

I have been pretty busy touring around the North island speaking at various events, but over the last two days I have had some down-time to spend with my family in Auckland (City Centre pictured left). Stephen Heppell is flying in tonight to join us, and we also have Lee Crockett and Lane Clark to make up the foursome of keynotes for the event. here's a link to all the photos people have taken of the events during my New Zealand tour. Bless me father for I have sinned.

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And now a word from our sponsors

Learning with e's

Most of the space of this huge event is taken up with exhibition and vendor stands, more than 120, and everyone, it seems is trying to flog you something. We chewed the fat over the future (or not) of VLEs, residents and visitors, social software and German caberet. I will report back on some of the sessions here today and tomorrow as they take place and try to bring you some interesting images from the event.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

I said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. Today’s learning is a mash-up of performance support, internal communications, collaboration, social software, real-time feeds, organization development, what’s left of knowledge management, collective intelligence, search, nurturing communities, and traditional learning.

Salzburg, Soccer and Sachertort

Learning with e's

Ralf Appelt has posted a useful blog reporting on the highlights of the event, and Graham Attwell's team are cooking up a whole host of sounds and interviews from the conference for podcast. One of the most innovative aspects of the event for me was the introduction of the Twemes application to capture an aggregate of all the best snippets (Flickr photos, Delicious tags and Twitter posts) from the event. A lot of decent things came out of Edumedia 2008 this week in Salzburg.

Clark is not Keen

Learning with e's

It had everything - an excellent environment for relaxing, thinking, discussing and networking (the Hotel Intercontinental on Budapesterstrasse must be one of the best and most expensive venues for a European elearning event), great social events, and an excellent line up of sessions. With over 2000 delegates at this year's event, it was also packed with diversity, both culturally and in terms of alternative perspectives.

Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?

Jay Cross

conference , “the event that will make your company more agile.&#. CSC has an Enterprise Social Collaboration Officer (who also runs KM.). I mistakenly wandered into the keynote for VoiceCon, the co-located conference, where this character from Siemens was explaining their integration of social software and phone service. Yesterday I attended the Enterprise 2.0 First up was a Google presentation about Wave.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/15/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

I think the intersection between learning goals and social software is heating up. The mind seems to have trouble grasping basic statistical facts such as that a person with the typical signs of a rare condition probably does not have the condition, that exceptional cases will regress to the mean, or that relaxing the standards for reporting an uncertain event will increase both hits and false alarms New Systems for Sharing Learning Goals - HeadspaceJ.

Making a difference

Learning with e's

social software tools and also Web 3.0 You can go to our Twemes conference site to view some of the images of the event, and some of the blog and tweet artefacts generated over the three days, and you can also access the official ICL 2008 conference site to view the titles and abstracts of the papers. I wish them every success for next year's event, here in the beautiful alpine town of Villach, Austria.

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. This morning I received an email asking…”How are people using social software to support learning?” I’ve learned a whale of a lot from these events over the last twenty years. Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009.

Ten years after

Jay Cross

Social mobile computing. Social software. Social accounting tools. Today’s instructional design needs to focus on platforms : connections, bandwidth, access, ease-of-learning, availability of network stewards, fostering the development of communities … Constructing limited-use training events, with rare exceptions, is becoming obsolete.

A greek tragedy

Learning with e's

Paul Clark (UK Open University) gave a speech that was more in keeping with current events in e-learning, and he opened the debate on social software and its potential to transform educational experiences. software have it in spades. I'm afraid for me ICODL has been a bit of a damp squib. Greece brought the world the marathon, tragedy and democracy. This conference has all three. Let's start with the venue - an interesting one.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. The social revolution of the 1960s gave rise to the concept that learning is individual. People at the big events are talking about informal learning, social learning, simulations, webinars, mobile, virtual classrooms, community, interactivity, and web 2.0. Social & Collaborative Activities. Social.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Slides from Keynote at Training 2010 - Social Enterprise Blog , February 3, 2010 Slides I had the great pleasure to present a keynote address yesterday at Training 2010. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning I. for Marketing – Social Learning Experience The concept is probably easiest to understand by considering what HP did around their course on Web 2.0