The Internet In India 2011

Upside Learning

In the course of routine trawling, found this interesting report – Internet in India 2011 , published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). There are some bits about internet usage in India that I hadn’t imagined would be so. Future Technology Internet And Mobile Internet In India

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Internet Trends 2014

Jane Hart

Here is Mary Meeker’s comprehensive annual report of Internet Trends. A PDF of the report is also available KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Social learning For those in Education, take a look at slides 24-28.

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The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award 2020 is presented to Andrew Jacobs

Jane Hart

The Internet Time Alliance Award, in memory of Jay Cross, is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Informal Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace and social learning practices inside their organization and/or on the wider stage.

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Internet Trends & What they Mean for Accessibility

3Play Media

We live in the age of internet domination. 51% of the world’s population are internet users (a number that is more slowly climbing up than previous years as most of the people who are likely to be online are, well, already online). Yet, despite the importance of the internet in our culture, web accessibility lawsuits are skyrocketing. The internet, in all its glory, is still profoundly inaccessible. Internet Trend 1: E-commerce Makes Up 15% of Retail Sales.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. Using HTML5 - the code all internet pages.

7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization. Here we try to enlist the top challenges which hinder social learning from becoming a reality in organizations: 1. At times, managers and executives are keen to develop a social learning culture , but all employees may not be very motivated to adopt it, especially the introvert, shy and under-confident ones.

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Internet Time Alliance Insights: the presentation

Jane Hart

My colleague Harold Jarche has created the following presentation which brings together some thoughts (in the form of short quotes) about workplace transformation from each the 5 Principals of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA). Social learningITA Insights 2012. When Mark Britz tweeted about this slideset, he said. ITA Insights 2012 slideshare.net/jarche/ita-ins… via @ slideshare / Quote on slide 8 now on my Org email signature. mark britz (@britz) January 25, 2012.

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Lies About Learners and the Internet of Things

The Performance Improvement Blog

The global business environment is changing rapidly; access to sophisti­cated, social, digital technologies is increasing; and the digital generation’s expectations of how, when, where, and why work gets done are shifting. David Grebow describes it this way: The app is driven by iBeacon technology connected to any cross-platform internet connected device that can pull information from the cloud.

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Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Jane Hart

The Principals of the Internet Time Alliance decided to take a collective look ahead to the new year, and share our predictions. Many traditional-thinking organisations will waste a lot of time and energy trying to track social interventions in the hope that they can control and manage “social learning”. You’ll see overlap but also unique perspectives: Charles Jennings.

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Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

Most people would probably assume that today social networking and education are now pretty interrelated. Social networking platforms are part of mainstream culture. who have internet access use social networking technologies for blogging, chatting, online communities and more. For instance, 59% of surveyed students indicated that they talk about education related topics via their social networks, 50% of which regarding homework specifically.

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Reflecting socially

Clark Quinn

We’ve maintained our interest in meta-learning across our involvement now with the Internet Time Alliance , and a component we identified as one of the most valuable activities you can do is reflection. The social processing that happens when sharing is not just for formal learning, but for personal, self-directed learning as well. We also may be able to review interactions in a social media system, messages and such, to reflect on our communication patterns and improve.

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Internet Time Alliance Podcast

Clark Quinn

Earlier this month, Charles Jennings , Harold Jarche , Jay Cross and I got together, virtually, to represent the Internet Time Alliance for a discussion around organizations and social media with Xyleme Learning. Tags: social strategy Dawn Polous elegantly and eloquently hosted us, providing the starting questions and segueing between the comments.

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. If we separate the human aspect of social networking from the technology, we can learn a lot more about the power of networks – not just from today’s pundits, but from many years of sociological research on the topic.

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Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. Jane Hart wrote about ‘How to Create a Social Learning Environment’ in the November 09 issue of Inside Learning Technologies. She covered the major tools that can be used to create a Social Learning Environment for free or at a low cost.

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What If The Internet Was Completely Video?

Grovo

According to an estimate by the Cisco Visual Networking Index, 80% of the Internet’s total worldwide traffic will be video by 2019. Netflix alone accounted for 35% of all US Internet traffic in 2014, and it’s estimated that an additional 30% came from adult websites. Which leads us to wonder: what if the Internet became 80% video not by bandwidth, but by application? Some of the most common applications of the Internet would change radically, but others, surprisingly little.

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Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

Today it is hard to imagine your life without being connected to the social media world. In the hub of social activities, a lot of things are available for increasing people’s engagement with the world. While connecting to the world of learning, the impact of social media on education can’t be ignored. The world seems to be smaller because of the use of technology such as social media. Impacts of Social media on Students.

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LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Social media is a big part of our lives, and it is the future of learning and development. The Internet and social media allow people to blog, tweet, collaborate, post video and content, discuss, and even rate experiences. In fact, you may start to see a newer term in relation to Learning Management Systems: SLMS, or Social Learning Management System. However you incorporate social media, you should first and foremost create a culture that supports social media.

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Thinking Social

Clark Quinn

In talking about the 4C’s of Mobile , the last one I usually mention is ‘communicate’ Communicate isn’t last because it’s least, but instead because it leads us furthest afield, into the areas of social learning, which has many ramifications in many ways: organizationally, cognitively, culturally, and more. It is also something that the Internet Time Alliance is wrestling with. mobile social strategy

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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.

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Tools for Building Social Online Course Communities

LearnDash

In general we people prefer social opportunities which is probably why social networking platforms are so popular. The internet is a place of interacting, be it in comments, sharing photos, tweeting, or videos. Given the way people are already used to online social settings it makes implementing a social aspect to your courses that much easier. Creating social aspects to your online learning program isn’t difficult. online learning social learning

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Should You Use Social Media in Your Course?

LearnDash

A look at the advantages, disadvantages, and underlying purpose of social media in the classroom. When hosting an online course, it makes sense to make the best use of all the resources the Internet has to offer. Social media is among the most prominent of these resources , and there’s a strong temptation for many online educators to find creative ways to use it in their course. However, social media isn’t for everyone—or every course. elearning social learning

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5 Creative Ideas to Foster Social Learning in Online Training

CommLab India

The Internet is teeming with the benefits of social learning. But, the code to social learning lies in creativity! eLearning Design Social LearningIt’s engaging, motivating, and most importantly lets learners drive their own learning. Find out how to hit the bull’s-eye here!

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Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. From family to business, social media has touched every single corner of our lives. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals. They don’t just use it for the sake of it; they utilize its true potential to make our lives better in some way and for them social media turned out to be a genie in a bottle.

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A safer Internet?

Learning with 'e's

According to a recent BBC survey of 3500 parents and children, only 8% of parents thought their children had seen something upsetting on the Internet. Only 41% used safeguarding or filtering software when using the Internet. Today is Internet Safety Day , when we celebrate good and appropriate uses of the Web, and share good advice on how to protect vulnerable users from those out there who would seek to harm them. Photo by Joel Bombardier A safer Internet?

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Internet Trends & What they Mean for Accessibility

3Play Media

We live in the age of internet domination. 51% of the world’s population are internet users (a number that is more slowly climbing up than previous years as most of the people who are likely to be online are, well, already online). Yet, despite the importance of the internet in our culture, web accessibility lawsuits are skyrocketing. The internet, in all its glory, is still profoundly inaccessible. Internet Trend 1: E-commerce Makes Up 15% of Retail Sales.

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7 Popular Social Learning Myths That Are Completely Wrong

Dan Keckan

That goes for exaggerated Facebook posts on friends’ timelines and internet gossip. But you can believe the truth behind these social learning myths that are completely, utterly, and truly inaccurate. Social Learning Free eLearning eBooks Online Training Social Learning Tips Social MediaYou can’t believe everything you read. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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How to Blend Education and Social Technologies

LearnDash

One thing is certain, social networks are here and will not be going anywhere anytime soon. Not a day goes by that we don’t hear a company beg us to “like” them on Facebook, and now educational institutions are very much jumping on board the social train – and with good reason! With such high involvement in online social systems, it’s no wonder that the education industry is beginning to leverage the same networks. blended learning social learning

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How is internet changing the way you think? book review

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

In 2010 the question was: how is internet changing the way your think? Some people state that the Internet is not really changing their way of thinking, but most of the writers respond it does. Many mention that they consulted pages on the internet while writing the piece, and so reached different conclusions than in a world without internet. Paul Bloom: "I realize how nice people can be through the Internet". learning internet elearning

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Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2 Using MOOCs: Partner and Customer Relations MOOCs: From the Classroom to the Conference Room Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative No visits yet. In the past several years, we have witnessed a true emergence of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, which coincides with an increasing number of people that have access to high-speed broadband connections.

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Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud – is in! It will be the ‘Internet of things’ that will drive businesses to re-think and re-purpose their learning architecture that will ultimately dictate the mode (choice?) Rosenberg mobile learning savvy Sharon Vipond social Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement virtual learningThe landscape of learning is rapidly changing. The push era is gone.

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How Mobile Apps Can Act as Social Learning Tools

Origin Learning

Social learning and mobile learning have a lot in common. Instant messaging, e-mails, texts, social media interactions- all of these have become an inseparable part of our lives ever since the smartphone revolution has taken place. A lot of social learning is already happening on the mobile platform. You forward informative or entertaining messages, access social media to know what’s happening around, read and share content and what not.

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Key social learning resources: Part 10 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

I have just returned from Las Vegas where I hosted the Management Xchange stage at DevLearn, so this week I am going to link to 3 presentations that were given by Internet Time Alliance principals during that time that focused on the topic of managing learning in the new networked, social enterprise. Social learning

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10 Social Media Rebuttals

Clark Quinn

Jane Hart posted a tongue-in-cheek video by Ron Desi of 10 reasons why you should not have social media in the organization, and is collecting rebuttals. I figured I should weigh in, so as not to be left out ;), but I’ll go on and list 10 reasons why you should want social media in your organization that aren’t aligned with the reasons not to! Social media is a fad. The internet a fad? Social Media is a time waster. Tags: social

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Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Peruse someone’s profile on a social media site. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. Humans used to learn primarily informally, or socially. Social learning is as powerful as it is undervalued and underestimated. Why have they not boosted their social learning campaigns?

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From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration

Jane Hart

Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I’ve changed this blog’s title from “Learning in the Social Workplace” to “Workforce Collaboration” Why? Well, to try and avoid the “learning” word or at least the term “social learning”! I therefore bring something quite different to the table than a consultant who just helps them add “social” into their training. Collaboration Social learning

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

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The Comparative Value of Things

E-Learning Provocateur

cartoon social media blogging bullying cyber cyberbullying funny humor humour Internet online social networking trolls web This one goes out to all the trolls.

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Homophily, Group Think, and the Internet

ID Reflections

As I forayed into social media, social networking, informal learning, knowledge sharing, connecting, collaborating—topics that fascinate me—I found myself connecting with people around the world. Cass Sunstein , an amazing legal scholar, says that one of the dangers of the internet is that we’re only hearing like voices, and that makes us more polarized. Is “Wisdom of the Crowd” only the dominant voices we are hearing, the privileged with access to the Internet?

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Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from today’s eLearning Guild Webinars with members of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA): Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, Jay Cross Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working The questions for the session were sourced from the crowd. Using new social technologies to help people get on with their jobs. How do you use social learning to support formal learning? Moderate social communities.

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Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.” The layout resembles an amalgamation of existing social networks, taking cues from Google+, Facebook, Twitter and more”.

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