Online social networks, learning and viral expansion loops

Sticky Learning

I respond, 'well I'm becoming more and more interested in the use of social media and microblogging for learning', I then get puzzled looks that say, "too much time on your hands", "what is he talking about?" For me though I see a real role for social media as a platform for business learning. Social media - fad or forever? As I've used each of these I've been struck by how easily this format (social sites) could be used as a platform for business learning.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. Strangely, though, they all know how to use Facebook.

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Say “cheese” for social networking

From the Coleface

I’ve recently been leading an internal knowledge management project. Part of the technology of the portal allows social networking e.g. forums. I’m just relieved that I managed to get some good photos of me taken before the bags under my eyes really began to kick in… e-learning

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. Strangely, though, they all know how to use Facebook.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. Sahana: A community manager’s task is varied.

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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. We, at Learnnovators, have always been fascinated by the enormous power of social learning, and have been following up researches and discussions by experts around this subject closely for some time now. THE QUOTE.

Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

When it comes to emerging technologies, numerous tech companies including Facebook, HTC, Sony, Microsoft and Samsung are eyeing virtual reality (VR) as the next big thing. Managers and senior professionals from. Knowledge Management. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinarThursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

When it comes to emerging technologies, numerous tech companies including Facebook, HTC, Sony, Microsoft and Samsung are eyeing virtual reality (VR) as the next big thing. Managers and senior professionals from. Knowledge Management. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinarThursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation.

THE 70:20:10 L&D MODEL FOR DEVELOPING A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation.

Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

What is a Learning Management System used for? The micro-blogging feature is a great way to build a network that can be used for varied types of learning. Wikis are simple, efficient tools for managing knowledge and collaborating. With wikis, knowledge doesn’t get buried in emails, locked into file systems, hard drives or servers, intranets or extranets, or closed in more specialized data management systems and knowledge management systems.

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Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?

G-Cube

Social media is here to stay. Modern users are utilizing social media in a number of ways – get updates, shop, connect, collaboration and even learn. Social learning tools which are easily accessible to all can be extremely effective for corporate trainings as well, aiding and re-enforcing the effects of formal learning initiatives. What can Learners do to ensure Social Learning success? What can managers do to ensure Social Learning success?

eLearning as Part of an Informal Learning Strategy

Integrated Learnings

Much of my learning came from brainstorming with peers, participating in online forums , reading (articles, books, blogs, etc.), The formal course builds the foundational knowledge and skills required for the job, with short eLearning lessons available to help people advance their skills later. Short eLearning lessons could also complement electronic job aids or a knowledge management site. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

Learning Resources from Informal Learning (Jay Cross): Part 1

ID Reflections

Apart from the book, which is a must read for anyone interested in the field of learning, the resource links are gold mines of knowledge, information and insights. Gurteen Knowledge Center : Knowledge Management, learning, creativity, personal development, innovation. I am re-reading Informal Learning by Jay Cross and was going through the resource links he has provided.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? 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.) in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Social play can be Social Learning

Ideaon

I have been asked a half-dozen times about my thoughts on Social Learning within corporations. At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. When I ask about social learning in the work place, I normally get blank stares from potential clients, “Do you mean I should allow my employees play on Facebook at work?” This makes me wonder whether everyone is classifying social learning as social playing.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What is social learning? How to use social learning meaningfully?

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others. How can social learning help people learn?

Doctors versus internet: who is better at diagnosing?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This obviously undermines one's belief in the knowledge of physicians. If my printer jams, I Google to find the right answers on support forums and always succeed. In a positive sense, the doctor can connect to the knowledge of the patient and diagnose more in-depth. Many doctors feel it as a threat that patients have knowledge and an opinion. Data, information or knowledge ? Some people think that you can find information online, but not knowledge.

Saffron to denounce the ‘dinosaur LMS’ at LTSF

Saffron Interactive

In a free seminar at tomorrow’s Learning Technologies Summer Forum, Saffron (Stand 20) will ask why we put up with LMS products and content repositories which are ten years behind the sites learners actually use. In their place, the seminar will introduce a radical new model for online learning environments, the Learning Experience Network (LEN), which leverages behavioural principles such as framing, peer comparison and the endowment effect.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. Without trust, few people are willing to share their knowledge. Many organizations are also beginning to believe this and are investing in Enterprise Social Network (ESN) platforms.

How Quizzes Can Drive E-Commerce Sales

ProProfs

Whether it is about using social networks to engage your customers or conducting discussions on a forum, it requires a lot of hard work to get the real profit out of your audience. Although some businesses still follow traditional methods of customer engagement and lead generation such as networking and advertising, they are too static, impersonal and, boring. Every business needs a strategic approach to drive e-commerce sales.

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THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. Without trust, few people are willing to share their knowledge. Many organizations are also beginning to believe this and are investing in Enterprise Social Network (ESN) platforms.

SCORM vs Tin Can API: The difference between compact discs and iTunes

ProProfs

For instance, people learn a lot of new things everyday on social networks. These experiences would include each and every interaction of learners with your course as well as learning that happens outside the LMS such as in simulation environments, social media or even in daily conversation. As a result, training and managing compliance for hundreds of employees was possible. Track social learning (online forums, social networks etc).

2018 International E-Learning Events to Mark on Your Calendar 

ICDTranslation

No doubt, the best way to develop your knowledge is by learning from the experience of your peers and sharing your own insights too. If the event is held abroad, it gives you broader opportunities for networking, which makes it worth the travel. The Art of: Knowledge Management, Learning & Communication, February 22, 2018, Melbourne, Australia. The issues of knowledge management, learning and communication will be presented through various case studies.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Increasingly the human workforce will have to take on the unstructured work that requires skills like judgement, decision making, pattern sensing, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and more. The table below captures the shifts as I see it: I have been writing about social and collaborative learning, the importance of communities of practices and networked learning skills like building one’s PLN and PKM for some time now.

Pyramids and spheres

Clive on Learning

Yesterday there was much fun to be had at the eLearning Network 25th Birthday Party. The term e-learning may not be 25 years old but the concept certainly is and the volunteers at the eLN (formerly TACT - the Association for Computer-Based Training) have done a brilliant job of providing a forum for e-learning designers and professionals to share best practice. From my tenure (2008-2011), I chose two contrasting developments, knowledge management and Web 2.0.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

docnum=446 January 12-14, 2009 Learning and Technology World Forum 2009, London, United Kingdom. https://gem.glasgows.co.uk/ latwf/login_mailinglist.html January 12-14, 2009 Management World 2009, Singapore. link] conference.php January 16-18, 2009 World Universities Forum , Mumbai, India. Multimedia Computing and Networking (MMCN) , 16 th annual, San Jose, California, USA. link] February 16-20, 2009 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Tempe, Arizona, USA.

Top 10 LMS for eLearning

Ed App

Companies use Learning Management Systems (LMS) to document, track, report, automate, and deliver various courses, training, and learning and development programs to their employees. The advantage of EdApp is that they make their training more social.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. An approach that implies networking for personal benefits. A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules. The workforce is ubiquitously connected, networked, and mobile.

Learning Communities List

Tony Karrer

The discussion today suggested that it would be nice if there were a way to transfer the connections being made during the conference out to other networks or learning communities. I would highly encourage everyone who I connected with during the conference to connect to me on LinkedIn. In that post, I suggested some places (learning communities or networks) when I need help. ASTD National - ASTD's LinkedIn group.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

Facebook in 2010: no longer a walled garden - OReilly Radar , March 4, 2009. Debunking Social Media Myths - HarvardBusiness.org , June 29, 2009. Five Things I Do With Every Ubuntu Installation - Lockergnome Blog Network , June 10, 2009. aka, No, Kevin, this is not “socialism&# ) - Lessig Blog , May 28, 2009. How to: Build a Social Media Cheat Sheet for Any Topic - ReadWriteWeb , January 9, 2009. Gurteen Knowledge-Log , January 2, 2009.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 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. Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook. PLE - “My PLE is where I store all my “keys” to the network. Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources.

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-5, 2012 Higher Education Asset Management and Maintenance Conference , 1 st , Vibe Savoy, Melbourne, Australia. link] December 4-5, 2012 International Conference on Education Reform and Management Innovation (ERMI), Shenzhen, China. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Connectivism and the modern learner

E-Learning Provocateur

Siemens describes connectivism as “the integration of principles explored by chaos, network, and complexity and self-organisation theories&#. If we view chaos through the lens of Network Theory , we see the universe as a massive, complex network. The amount of knowledge in the world is growing exponentially – and to make matters worse, it’s superseding itself quicker than ever before. Therefore we need to maintain our connections to the new knowledge.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. Today’s networked era requires a new way to make investment decisions that incorporates intangible assets and more accurately depicts how value is created. We are witnessing the death throes of management models that have outlived their usefulness. Increase in Network Size.

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Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010 I recommend this simulation to all those who either are handling a globally distributed team or a project, and to all managers who feel that effective communication is one of the keys to business success. 6 Reasons To Use Amplify for Collaborative Learning - The Writers Gateway , March 8, 2010 I recently came across this website called Amplify that works just like Twitter and other social networking sites.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

Michelle very kindly shared her time and knowledge to help us get up to speed. Learning Management Systems. Incident Management Software. So it was about people working together, using that collective knowledge and learning to build capabilities and that that creates results that they care about. So they’re setting it up to create a space that can be used for business meetings and for socializing, right? Whether managers seek input from others.