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. Social networks on the other hand are online groups of people who are acquainted or connected as friends, business contacts, or colleagues and use social software tools to stay in touch. Members of communities of practice are connected by their shared interest or area of expertise. Read more: The power of the spoken word: including podcasts in training.

Podcast 12: Collaborative Medical Education at Vermont Oxford Network

Talented Learning

To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 12 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: Vermont Oxford Network (VON) is a nonprofit collective of multidisciplinary medical professionals, working together to improve the landscape of neonatal healthcare. Collaborative learning has tremendous potential to add value in other industries where professional expertise is limited and geographically dispersed.

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Why You Should Consider Starting A Podcast For Your Company

SmartUp

In 2020, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t have a favourite podcast to listen to during their commute or while they exercise. When people are asked about what they listen to, podcast heavyweights like The Joe Rogan Experience and The Tim Ferris Show usually come to mind. As long as something can be talked about, it can be the subject of a podcast. An additional and related perk is that it helps to expand your network.

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can find his podcast over at Rezzz.com if you’re interested in checking that out.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. Although xAPI is highly secure, additional tools ( learning record stores ) are required for communication between systems in the network. WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

The Workplace Self-Training Paradigm

CLO Magazine

Expertise was accumulated over years or decades as they moved up the ranks. Today, the shelf life of useful expertise is so short that even the best corporate L&D departments can’t reskill existing staff at the pace their organizations need. And with unemployment the lowest it’s been in decades, corporations can’t easily hire expertise from the outside, either. They can start slowly by consuming articles, books, podcasts and how-to videos on a daily or weekly basis.

Podcasting - Twitter - Media - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production - The E-Learning Curve , August 11, 2009. Jakob Nielsen on social networks on the intranet - Clive on Learning , August 12, 2009. Deliberate Practice, Learning and Expertise , August 13, 2009. Podcasting (15). Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production , August 11, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Putting it all together , August 7, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

14 Professional Development Opportunities Outside Work

KnowledgeCity

Not only will you pick up important skills and learn best practices, you will have an opportunity to network and explore further career opportunities in your field. Volunteering is a great way to serve your community, while developing new skills, honing expertise and building your brand. Use Social Media to Create a Professional Development Network. Note what books, podcasts, blogs and other resources they share.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ). “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. I am looking for inputs from my network.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 3: Launching a MOOC

ID Reflections

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another''s learning. It also means that participants engage more actively and can share content in various forms -- videos, pictures, podcasts, micro-blogs, and forum posts.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ) “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. It also means that participants engage more actively and can share content in various forms — videos, pictures, podcasts, micro-blogs, and forum posts.

Learning at Large Ep8: Supporting the learning demands of 2.5 million technical specialists

Elucidat

Subscribe to Learning at Large: Podcast Transcript. Or search for “Learning at Large” on your podcast player of choice. ” @learnadjacent on the Learning at Large podcast #learning #behavior. ” @learnadjacent on the Learning at Large podcast #learning #behavior. So we build our network, in part, by the fact that we are a convener of expertise in a variety of different forms. . [ The Learning at Large Podcast Uncategorised

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. July 21st, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment Last week, I had the good fortune to speak with George Siemens for an upcoming Xyleme Voices podcast. My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) I think that using a learner’s own social network is how social learning is taking root.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Many people feel that this is the antithesis of learning networks.

Four roles for social media in workplace learning

Clive on Learning

The gaps can be filled using social media: the use of social networks to find sources of expertise or offer your own expertise to others content sharing (text, screencasts, podcasts, etc.) Tags: social networking I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning.

Introducing Degreed Career Mobility

Degreed

Or worse, access to those opportunities is limited by personal networks and word of mouth. She reads and listens to podcasts on the topic, and she’s taking an online course on business writing to prepare herself for the challenge.

Online Marketing for E-learning Part I: Content

LearnDash

If you want to sell your expertise, you need to prove it first. You have to be producing content in the form of blogs, videos, infographics, and even podcasts, if you want to draw attention and stand out from the crowd. Or, in online terms: podcasts, videos, and blogs. But, if you don’t like the idea of writing long posts every week, you can work with a video series or a podcast. Remember what we said earlier about podcasts and videos?

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Grow Your Negotiating Capabilities Using eLearning

Your Training Edge

Almost all social networks have search features. You can also listen to negotiation podcasts and watch negotiation training videos on Youtube. Search engines, like Google, can come in handy if you’re looking to find negotiation-themed podcasts, articles, videos, and courses. Most of the social media platforms available today can help you improve your negotiation skills and expertise. Are you aspiring to become an expert negotiator?

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 26, 2020

Mike Taylor

They don’t feel they have the expertise to participate. Podcasts. Here are three podcast episodes from this week that are worth a listen: How L&D Can Create Value – This episode of Learning Uncut looks at the value proposition of L&D to the organization. Opportunities For L&D From The Current Crisis with Ben Chambers on David James’ Learning and Development podcast. ‘All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.’ Martin Fisher.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Use these strategies to feed to marketing funnel and increase your enrollments: Networking: If possible, choose someone you know or are connected to for the first interview. Hi (interviewee), I’m the instructor for (your course), and my students and I are huge fans of your work in (reference a webinar, podcast, TedTalk or another online event). Read the most recent posts on their blog and check out a few books on their area of expertise.

E-Learning vs. Face-to-Face Training: from the Learner’s Point of View

Learning Wire

More importantly is the question of quality control; the person teaching the course can directly impact learning results by their level of expertise and how well they communicate their knowledge to the learners. Source: An online qualitative study conducted for CrossKnowledge.

How the Workforce Learns in 2019: User-Generated Content

Degreed

Nearly four in ten people (39%) we surveyed said they had responded to questions in online messaging, collaboration, or enterprise social network tools. 37% shared articles, blog posts, videos, or podcasts from the Internet last year. People want to share what they know, and the smartest L&D teams are generating real value tapping into that expertise. Traditional L&D isn’t obsolete, but it is incomplete.

How to start an online tutoring business and make $10,000 per month?

Pinlearn

Not surprisingly an average online educator can earn anywhere between $10-$100 an hour or even more depending on their academic qualifications, experience, and technical expertise. The marketing strategy you choose must take your current network and intended audience into consideration. If you already have a large network of students, use email marketing to notify your community about your new business. Do you have access to partners and their personal network?

It's the end of the year as we know it.

eLearning Architect

I realised after a few projects that whilst I enjoy many of the different elements that go into building e-learning, my passion and expertise doesn't lie in the technicalities but in the bigger picture of why the course is needed and what is the best strategy to achieve that goal. So in no particular order, here are my highlights: Partnering with experts - I have built an extremely solid network of partners with whom I am working on a daily basis. The past year has been a corker.

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? What of scenario-based online programs, social networks and communities, discussion boards, or personalized programs? We expected to find reliance on podcasts and scenarios, with healthy use of online communities and discussion boards. Practice is critical to performance and even more of it leads to expertise.

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? What of scenario-based online programs, social networks and communities, discussion boards, or personalized programs? We expected to find reliance on podcasts and scenarios, with healthy use of online communities and discussion boards. Practice is critical to performance and even more of it leads to expertise.

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

So forget about trying to “know&# everything; instead, build your network of knowledge sources , and access them whenever you need them. Even in the e‑learning space, online courses are typically linear, virtual classes frequently replicate their bricks-and-mortar antecedents, while podcasts, of course, are quintessentially instructivist. As the learner acquires expertise, we must recognise that in this digital age, no one person can ever be expected to know it all.

Educating Factory and Technical Workers

Kapp Notes

The NSF has invested millions of dollars in centers of expertise all around the country and they have consistently created high caliber graduates who have the technical and factory skills that are needed now that manufacturing is returning to the United States. In the area of building a future STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), MATEC NetWorks partners with industry’s SEMI Foundation to encourage high school students to pursue high technology careers.

Upcoming Events Spring 2020

Experiencing eLearning

Register so you can join live or watch the site for the recording (members only) and podcast. Decision-making scenarios increase engagement, improve skill transfer, and accelerate expertise. I’ll also be giving an online version of this presentation to the Online Network of Learning Professionals. I will be presenting at several upcoming events in the next few months. Here’s where you can hear me present.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

I was great at networking. And yes, subject matter expertise is mandatory. CDN stands for Content Delivery Network. A free e-book or a podcast or a blog post will trigger audiences to opt-in for your services. Use social networking platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn. When I was on a payroll, I often used to complain about work pressure. I used to clock at-least 9 hours a day. which made the most of my limited stretch of time.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 19, 2019

Mike Taylor

In this excerpt from his book, Jos Arets ( @AretsJos ) shares a few recommendations for your expertise and learning outcomes. Robbin Pettered ( @RobinPetterd) pulls from his podcast with Jeremy Roberts on ‘Removing the friction from your learning solutions’ about using the Fogg Behaviour Change Model for designing learning solutions that are easier to use and more engaging. “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”?—?Mark Mark Twain.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In other words, these networks leverage the primary association’s brand, certifications and content to better serve their local members. Subject matter expertise. Built-in social networking. If you already produce video or podcasts , you can go a step further with integrated pop-up questions or comment tools that encourage ongoing conversations with instructors and participants.

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

Helping consultants, experts, and coaches smash through personal and professional plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. He has a podcast called Smashing the Plateau. Well, to start with when it comes to expertise, particularly people that have been in their field for a while, they are excited by solving complex problems.

How the Workforce Learns: User-Generated Content

Degreed

Nearly four in ten people (39%) we surveyed said they had responded to questions in online messaging, collaboration, or enterprise social network tools. 37% shared articles, blog posts, videos, or podcasts from the Internet last year. People want to share what they know, and the smartest L&D teams are generating real value tapping into that expertise. Traditional L&D isn’t obsolete, but it is incomplete.

What I Learned at LSCon 2019

Experiencing eLearning

I was so happy to finally get to meet Jac Hutchinson after knowing her through the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals and being interviewed on her podcast. Expertise requires putting people in multiple new situations that we haven’t precisely prepared them for. This leads to expertise and confidence. You don’t get expertise just by watching people do things.