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. Post from: The eLearning Coach Social Media And Learning.

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). Jane claims that “Social Learning has come to refer exclusively to the use of social media in top-down, formal learning.” Although I usually agree with Jane and am humbled by her otherworldly stature within the learning community, I’m going to pick a bone here.

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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. 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. Category: Social Networking Platform.

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. Clive Shepherd recommends stepping back from the technology itself to consider whether “bottom-up&# learning is appropriate for the audience and the organization. This important resource is a rather convincing testament to the ways people learn through social media.

eLearning Cyclops: Informal learning. Maybe I Can Informally.

eLearning Cyclops

Informal learning. Maybe I Can Informally Assess Its Impact #LCBQ. This months Big Question at Learning Circuits is regarding assessing the impact of informal learning. Or more specifically: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? Jeff - How I make e-learning fun!

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? So too are our personal learning networks. Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks. We all recognize Internet search as one way we find information. This is where our personal learning networks (PLNs) become extremely valuable.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) | Main | "A Win-Win Scenario: Game School Aims to Engage and Educate" (WIRED) » August 31, 2007 "Intel Launches social media experience Open Port" (PodTech) ( Link ) "Corporate Websites are losing a bit of relevance," says Bob Duffy,Intels online community strategist. del.icio.us

eLearning Around The Web

The eLearning Coach

Whether yours are formal or informal, this list of online presentation applications from SitePoint might be useful to you. Agile Learning Design. These eight articles by Donald Clark extrapolate describe an approach for agile learning and training design. It also includes the Periodic Table of Agile Learning. Arguments For Informal Learning. Brief History of Social Media. Field Guide to Learning Management Systems.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

and the rapid rise of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other communications platforms have made one thing abundantly clear: Everything is social. And researchers, educators, and trainers have begun to realize that learning is no exception. As the workforce grows to include more Millennials – digital natives who spend nearly four hours per day on social networking sites – the social impact on training cannot be overstated. Social bookmarking. Web 2.0

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

Like many visitors, I paid a few Euros to rent a portable audio player to learn about the museum’s architecture and its architect, Frank Gehry. This experience of simultaneously touring and listening at the Guggenheim Museum was one of the most compelling learning experiences I’ve had in a long time. It was an ideal model for integrating a structured yet informal learning paradigm. Again, a 3D immersive environment would be ideal for this type of learning.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

How much of their essential job skills and knowledge are people in your organization learning from one another? Do you know what they are learning? Regardless of how much time and energy you put into creating content and designing your training, your employees will learn more from their peers. In a previous set of articles, we looked at the advantages of using a massive open online course (MOOC) to incorporate informal learning into training programs.

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

That has been my experience in my own learning. Later in the day I was working with some people who were not that efficient at using the web and wanted to show them what I regard as an essential web tool, del.icio.us , the social bookmarking application. I reached out to the laptop, not my own, to try to open up my del.icio.us I use the Bookmarks feature to put these in the order I want them in, and to shorten their names so I can squeeze more on.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

A good place start is to first provide an overview of the course and lessons learned as described in my DemoFest submission below. Staff required training on using the new application interfaces and learning how to complete Office tasks that have changed in the new and updated Office software. Social Media included Twitter, Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. This time does not include ongoing learner support using social media and Intranet pages.

eLearning Cyclops: Cool Tools to Liven Up The Classroom

eLearning Cyclops

Plus, you will be surprised how much supporting information you may find in the Google Public Data Explorer. They can contain text or URLs and is a great way to get additional information and resources to attendees with smart phones. Screen-o-Matic Screenr Social Bookmarking - Make sure they have all your online resources by giving them one link to all your bookmarks. Social Media - Get a back channel going in the classroom and keep it posted on the screen.

Colours in a Winter Thaw « WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Home About Joan Vinall-Cox’s E-Portfolio Colours in a Winter Thaw January 16, 2010 by joanvinallcox Joan Vinall-Cox, PhD, Social Media Consultant [link] from → Uncategorized ← Getting Your Feet Under You! The News and Learning → No comments yet Click here to cancel reply. Leave a Reply Subscribe to my Blog del.icio.us Dilbert E-Learning Queen edte.ch

eLearning Cyclops: Making It Over The Wall #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

Over at the Learning Circuits Blog the Big Question is "How do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning?" First off, always be on the lookout for opportunities to bring external learning inside the organization. Social media - Right now I am in the midst of encouraging staff to use social media as a learning and teaching tool. Start selling the powers to be on the benefits of more open access to social media.

Fallen Leaves « WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Home About Joan Vinall-Cox’s E-Portfolio Fallen Leaves November 6, 2009 tags: iPhone , nature by joanvinallcox Joan Vinall-Cox, PhD, Social Media Consultant [link] from → Uncategorized ← Do They REALLY Think We Read it All! Leave a Reply Subscribe to my Blog del.icio.us Dilbert E-Learning Queen edte.ch Skip to content WebTools For Learners Using the web for communication, education, and business!

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 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0

eLearning Cyclops: My Big Question Response - Predictions for My.

eLearning Cyclops

I recently posted my 2011 predictions , but they are general predictions for e-learning and technology. So, here is my response to the Learning Circuits Big Question , which asks to be more focused on our challenges, plans and predictions. First off, over my years in corporate training, I have explored many areas of learning and development. This ranges from classroom training to many facets of e and m-learning. Guess what, people still learn even when.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it. Tom Werner points to some stats from a recent WSJ article that certainly provides some good corporate ammo: Everyone knows that IBM is a bellwether company in the use of technology for learning.

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eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 3.

eLearning Cyclops

And because it is in Presenter, I could easily publish the presenter course as SCORM compliant that would work well on my learning management system (LMS). Social Media - Ongoing support includes the use of social media, including Twitter , Screenr videos, and Diigo social bookmarks. Labels: Captivate , e-Learning , e-Learning Courses , flash , Tools , Twitter. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD.

eLearning Cyclops: Introducing Right Click Rick

eLearning Cyclops

By also having a strong social media presence, I hope to provide as much ease of access as possible for anyone wanting to learn a few new computer tips and tricks. Labels: e-Learning , e-Learning Courses , Social Media , Twitter. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD. Jeff - How I make e-learning fun! Informal learning. Maybe I Can Informally Assess. My New Social Bookmarking Tool.

eLearning Cyclops: The Other Stakeholder Wants It Now Too #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

I recently posted my response to the Learning Circuits Big Question (LCBQ). mobile, social media, off the LMS (at least painless access to what resides on the LMS), etc.) Quality courses that keeps their attention, focuses on their learning needs and is relevant to their job. Social media, blogs, etc. Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , e-Learning. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD. Jeff - How I make e-learning fun!

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need. Learning initiatives are not altruistic for companies. It means mini-games that reinforce learning.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 2.

eLearning Cyclops

My first step for any training project is the needs analysis, albeit it is often very informal when on short time-lines like this project. This allowed me to use and learn the Windows 7 operating system and Office 2010 applications while simultaneously identifying the changes staff will encounter. Keep in mind it did not reference much regarding social media. The social media and Intranet page were components that evolved during the development stage.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Provide a way to filter information.

eLearning Cyclops: Heading to #DevLearn

eLearning Cyclops

This year I get to attend first-hand and will also be tweeting all the new and exciting things I expect to learn from the conference. Looking forward to learning, learning and learning some more and also to meeting new e-learning peeps and many of the people I have gotten to know through this blog and my Twitter network. Labels: e-Learning , ISD , Social Media. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD.

eLearning Cyclops: This Month's #LCBQ - Fun

eLearning Cyclops

This months Big Question at the Learning Circuits blog is "How do you make e-learning fun?" Before listing my ideas regarding e-learning fun, I do want to note that just because its fun does not necessarily mean learning objectives are being met, that it is relevant to participants learning needs, that it will motivate learners, etc. For me, one of the greatest compliments is when people say, "the course was fun and I learned a lot too."

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. You can see more detail of how this works here in Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning (and see how you can be involved). Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.

Enterprise 2.0

eLearning Weekly

the use of social media and social networking tools in a business setting, is having a major impact on how employees learn and share information. As learning professionals, it’s becoming increasingly important that we stay aware of these changes and understand how and why they’re happening. Let’s dive in to learn more about Enterprise 2.0 and learn more about why it matters to us. and Social Media.

Egoboo integration

Jay Cross

Reporters, researchers, and podcasters interview me about informal learning and its application in business every week. (I’m Before social media got hot, you could use simple search engines to see what people were saying about you, for example: Google “Jay Cross&#. As I mentioned earlier this month , I see a lot of potential in searches that draw from a select subset of the web: Informal Learning Flow. Elearning Learning.

Making Sense Of The iPad For Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

I summarized the gist of it in a quick handy dandy rating system focusing on the iPad’s future for online learning. inch diagonal screen bodes well for mobile learning. Lightweight technology makes learning. This is a great way to foster engaging learning experiences. The operating system is not capable of multi-tasking, however, which could present obstacles when using the iPad for learning. Social Media. Share this on del.icio.us.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Godspeed Tim Russert. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book.