Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief. This is also a journey back in time for me to trace my own learning pathway through the maze called social media. PLN social media Twitter

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. PKM is distinct from organizational knowledge management, which is widely used today. Personal knowledge management is, above all else, personal.

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Org Development and Social Media

Clark Quinn

With my ITA colleagues, I’ve been looking at how to help organizations broaden the scope of the learning function to include informal and social learning, and leverage them to make organizations more successful. And, given that it’s not about the technology, it ends up being a lot about how to create environments where social media can be used effectively. social strategy

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

But in fact it has been clear for some time that many individuals are already taking responsibility for not only acquiring new knowledge and skills but for a wide range of activities for their continuous learning and professional development. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs, and through videos and screencasts, etc. How well are you exploiting social media tools and networks for your own professional development?

Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

expo (part of the time with fellow miscreant Jay Cross ), and it led me to think a bit more about social media tools and approaches. We were prompted to visit Blue Kiwi , which is probably the leading European social media platform. Vignette , on the other hand, started as a CMS for KM, but then added social media around it. And, of course, there’s now Sharepoint’s integration of social tools around resources. Tags: social

8 Game-Changing Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business

ProProfs

Are you still not convinced about the power of social media and the benefits it offers for your business? But when you begin your activity on social media, knowing where to begin is easier said than done. So, consider these game-changing social media tips that will help you grow your business: 1. That’s where social media comes in. When followers glance at your social profiles, it enables them to understand what you’re all about.

7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game

Inkling

From strategizing employee development to integrating new knowledge management tech to fostering a supportive company culture, keeping up with the latest thought leaders on so many topics is no easy feat. The wealth of experts on Twitter makes the social media platform a valuable place to grow your network and discover new perspectives. (In Follow these people to expand your mind and, hopefully, inspire a fresh take on workplace knowledge.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

Do we use chats for increased knowledge? We could learn from social media managers and build an events calendar. This goes beyond the normal chat etiquette, but as self-directed, socially minded gatherers of knowledge, what is our role? How can we make chats be an even more important part of our knowledge man. Put on your rose-colored glasses and let’s not be media specific. My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict.

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

A lot of the information I find is posted by ordinary folks — folks with a passion for a topic and willing to share their knowledge with others. Of the companies I’ve worked for or currently consult with, very few have a robust Knowledge Management System (KMS) where those with the knowledge can easily share that knowledge with others. In fact, most of the knowledge sharing that takes place in one of two ways: 1.

Using Social Media to Improve Workplace Learning

Janet Clarey

Just finished up an online presentation, Using Social Medial to Improve Workplace Learning , slides below. and this one “ideal online community&# : Le slides: Using Social Media Tools To Improve Workplace Learning. 2/3’s didn’t have a strategy for social media. Most of us reported moderate usage social media. “Learning is an integral and inseparable aspect of social practice.&# (Lave & Wenger, 1991).

Social Media vs. Knowledge Management - I totally missed this

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

However, from where I'm sitting its starting to look like Social Media technologies are slowly devouring both fields.and others. But taking the best of Social Media, Knowledge Management, eLearning, User Assistance (and others) and combining them together gives us Enterprise 2.0 I just wanted to quickly share this article from SocialComputingMagazine.com. The KM community has seen themselves as uniquely different from the eLearning community as well.

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The Human Factor: Social Media as Mentoring Platforms by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

Have you ever thought of social learning platforms as knowledge management tools – ways to store an organization’s knowledge so it can be tapped as needed? Could knowledge management be mentoring with a new name? Here is a brief collection of ways to use social learning platforms to promote sharing of knowledge and experience, to give guidance to those who need it, and to get a better ROI. Tags: Social Media

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

A lot of the information I find is posted by ordinary folks — folks with a passion for a topic and willing to share their knowledge with others. Of the companies I’ve worked for or currently consult with, very few have a robust Knowledge Management System (KMS) where those with the knowledge can easily share that knowledge with others. In fact, most of the knowledge sharing that takes place in one of two ways: 1.

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. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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Institutional Innovation and Podular Design

Skilful Minds

In Social is the plural of personal JP Rangaswami contends that institutional innovation is required to achieve the potential that social software offers organizations in general, and for-profit companies in particular. Change Management Collaboration Experience Design Innovation Social Business Design Social Media Social Networks Web 2.0

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

It’s time for a hashtag knowledge upgrade! Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. Being a Learning Rebel means using social tools such as the, allusive and widely misunderstood, hashtag to take your learning design one step further toward engagement and interactivity. PKMChat : Personal Knowledge Management Chat.

Tweetbook: Save all your Tweets and Favorites.

ID Reflections

Tags: Knowledge Management social media Twitter

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2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

Social media. • Social media: It’s not about the technology! • Social media: Prevention is better than cure. • How not to do social media. Knowledge management. informal learning instructional design knowledge management learning theory social mediaAs 2010 draws to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap my blog posts during the year.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. Personal in Personal Knowledge Management - eLearning Technology , July 22, 2009. Is Social Learning a fad?

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. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

Wonderful Brain

This is the difficulty with information management in the era of big data; it’s like trying to take a sip from a fire hose. If you’re in the business of solving problems—and who isn’t really—you’ll need an information life cycle model to regard big data and the ‘knowns issue’ to manage a collection of information for maximum use. And therein lies the third concern of massive information management. In this article I want to explore 3 connected ideas.

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Fear of Change in Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

From e-learning and social networking to flexible hours and highly advanced MOOCs, we have the proof that training is changing, yet it is important to continuously examine the same in terms of numbers. These training programs are based on all types of training, from a 1 day in-house Excel excellence workshop to a yearlong change management initiative. Employees might take it as stop-down of knowledge management and not show much initiative.

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I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Social connectedness is essentially a measure of how people interact and to what end. Most employees have far stronger connections through the organization’s hierarchy consisting of layers of manager/direct report relationships. While strong, hierarchical connections also vary greatly across the organization depending on the nature of the work and individual management styles. Today, social media connect people around the world.

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

5 Workplace Learning/Training Social Media for Trainers Jane Bozarth. 6 Knowledge Management Cultivating Communities of Practice Etienne Wegner, et al. 7 Knowledge Management/Workplace learning/Innovation/Business Collaboration Morten Hansen. 9 Training/Performance Management/HPT First Things Fast Allison Rossett. 12 Change management/Communication/Self management/Innovation Switch Dan and Chip Heath.

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.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. What is often happening are piecemeal and fragmented approach at attempts to use Big Data or Social Media or the affordances of the Cloud. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

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.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Surge in social media adoption and participation 4. Rapidly decreasing shelf-life of knowledge 4. The emergent ones are those that are likely to have the greatest impact on Human Performance Improvement and Personal Knowledge Management. Related articles: 8 reasons to focus on informal and social learning (janeknight.typepad.com).

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Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Dan Pontefract’s recent blog post on companies (not) allowing Facebook at work has prompted me to dust off the topic of how social helps companies get the business of communicating, collaborating and learning done – and hence the business of business done! What most do not realize is that “some 70% of the extra profit to be made through social technologies has nothing to do with marketing. Paul Adams summed the essential problem up nicely in “ Stop talking about “social ”.

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Excerpts from the Best of T+D | 2007 - 2009 Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : As knowledge workers, we are like actors--only as good as our last performance. In a knowledge economy, the individual is the knowledge creator, and relationships are the currency. and Workplace Communities: Embedding social media within WBT courses reintroduces these social exchanges without sacrificing the cost savings or WBT's time-of-need "replay capability."

15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

CAGE For the creatives, Cage is a visually-pleasing project-management platform that boasts "making sharing work with clients easy." Why You'll Love It: OneDrive lets you connect with colleagues, see what they're working on, and discover other documents and information across the social media feed-like platform. MONDAY.COM Features: Booking Management, campaign planning / management, CRM Integration, calendar synching, client management, discussion boards, etc.

Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

But nice to see the examples of various uses of Yammer and how it has opened up knowledge in organisations and made it accessible, through the use of a social approach. Social online learning = not facilitated? I'm also convinced from a knowledge management/organisational le arning prespective you can influence the direction of the conversations that you would like to see on Yammer. At Rijkswaterstaat there is a community manager. What is Yammer?

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Big Question - In the Year 2019

eLearning Cyclops

Here are some of the things I see in 10 years: We will see much more informal learning and knowledge management. There will be a need for trainers and/or knowledge managers who will guide, coach, be a catalyst for, and monitor social media and informal learning. Smartphones will also be the common medium for social learning, which we already are seeing via Twitter, Yammer and social media apps. Social Media ISD e-Learning

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

Social Learning and M-Learning. Systems will see value by creating an experience for end users to utilize the system more than before, to truly create a collaborative environment with engaging communication (voting, comments), real time uploading and downloading of video – video sharing, lists, ranking, and new features using social media that has never been done before – all with an approach that is user driven – friendly and easy to understand.

Edublog Award Nominations

Xyleme

Home > Uncategorized > Edublog Award Nominations Edublog Award Nominations December 2nd, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I wanted to take a little bit of time away from busy year-end deadlines to nominate some of my favorite social media resources for this year’s Edublog awards. Best educational use of a social network – Internet Time Alliance This is new but growing fast. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Get it together

Learning with 'e's

Finally, aware of the social context, you have the capability to share your content (or indeed your entire repository) with your professional learning network. It''s not difficult to see why curation is becoming a very popular knowledge management activity, and with the recent introduction of ready to use tools, it has never been easier. Bloom''s cognitive taxonomy curation education learning mobile social media Technology

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have

TalentLMS

Social Media for eLearning. The overwhelming surge in popular social media hangouts like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Snapchat, Google+, YouTube, as well as the true power that blogs have, all tell us where the potential learners are. As an educator, connecting with learners using their preferred social media is another way to individualize the learning experience for the learner. Knowledge Management Skills.