Skills for Learning 2.0

Learning with 'e's

I have been thinking and writing about ' Learning 2.0 ' for some time now. This is the argument that there has been a paradigm shift in the way students learn - from 1.0 from passive to active, from individual to social and from consumer to producer. This shift seems to run parallel to the development of the web over the last decade, and resonates with many who observe 21st century, digitally mediated learning in all its forms. informal learning digital mnedia

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. Shaffer in How Computer Games Help Children Learn (quoted by Harold Jarche in T+D) Creativity is a conversation--a tension--between individuals working on individual problems, and the professional communities they belong to. In a flattened learning system, there are fewer experts and more fellow learners on paths that may cross.

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Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. In the world of business, the era of networks is crowding out the Industrial Age. Network connections are replacing rigidity with flexibility, penetrating internal boundaries and silos and obliterating the walls that have separated businesses from their customers. Networks also speed things up, often at a terrifying rate, making the corporate world unpredictable. It’s learn or die.

CCK09: Notes on Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge

Experiencing eLearning

Over the last few days I’ve been working through Stephen Downes’ paper Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge. In our everyday social interactions we both predict and explain behavior, and our explanations are couched in a mentalistic vocabulary which includes terms like ‘belief’ and ‘desire’.” He explicitly rejects the ‘isomorphic’ view of mental contents, and instead describes a network of distributed representations. Summary of e-learning 2.0,

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Yesterday on video I heard myself stumbling to describe the April 21 session of Corporate Learning Trends & Innovation. I said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. This new learning is strategy, not support. The focus is shifting from the workshop to the workplace, from courses to conversations, from classrooms to learning environments, and from events to on-going processes. Informal Learning 2.0

Fri April 29: ASTD Conference “Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind” #ASTDL20

Learning Visions

But if you’d like to hear from some industry notables on the topic of Learning 2.0, come to ASTD New England Area’s Regional 2011 Conference: Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind. I’ll be speaking, giving a Cammy Bean style sightseeing tour of Social Media. Conference Description: The world of learning & development is changing fast. Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, then you’re not so far behind as all that.

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The Human Factor: The Connection Between Social Networking and Learning by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

Pondering how to create a social media strategy that supports learning? Design Strategies Future Trends Learning 2.0 Social MediaResearch suggests that an effective strategy may be simpler than you think.

e-Learning 2.0: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile

Vignettes Learning

Social Networking: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile I have been fine-tuning a survey tool to gauge the T echnoProfile of the target learning audience in social learning, networking, collaboration and Learning 2.0 Premise 1: Shifting from Web 2.0 tool dependencies Implementors of Learning 2.0 Learning 2.0 is not a pain killer for all types of learning problems. (1) and Web 2.0

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.

Nuts and Bolts: Building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social media tools can be as powerful for solving your information and skill needs as they are for your learners’ needs. Here is the way to develop your own Personal Learning Network. Future Trends Getting Started Learning 2.0 Professional Development Social Media ToolsTrainers and instructional designers have professional development needs too!

e-Learning 2.0 - The Intimacy Factor

Vignettes Learning

At the heart of e-Learning 2.0 and Social Networking is the "Intimacy Factor" - it works only based on trust, relationships and mutual respect. Social Networking provides an incredible opportunity to nurture the "Intimacy Factor" between and among learners, trainers and leaders. If intimacy is not cultivated, the relationships decay and the network goes into necrosis.

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: The Six C's of a Social Learning Network by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

In February, Anne joined the Teacher Support Network in her community. Social Media Tools Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 She was assigned to a ninth-grade teacher and students, to help the students succeed in their classes so that they can stay on (or get on) a college-bound track. This also gives her an opportunity to experience life inside a high school classroom firsthand. This week’s column continues the story of that experience.

T+D Webcast - Social Networking and Learning

Tony Karrer

and Learning 1.0 to Learning 2.0. to 2.0. Tony's examples were brief, but interesting: Wikis Product updates/news Project management Podcasts Communications Sales / Field Force Collective Intelligence Predictive markets Social Networking New Hires Communities of Practice One of the questions we got was: How do you start as a Learning Professional? Tony O'Driscoll, Paula Ketter and I did a webcast for T+D - ASTD's publication today.

Jeff Cobb’s New State of Association eLearning Report

Web Courseworks

Jeff Cobb just released his most recent report on association eLearning called Learning 2.0. In Learning 2.0 As the explosion of social networking takes hold of the internet and the dynamics of information sources change, learning has taken on a new trend of being increasingly learner-centric. Trying to navigate and comprehend these changing strategies of training and learning within organizations has become a daunting task. In Learning 2.0

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: The Mechanics of Social Learning Networks for 9th Graders (Part 3) by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

“Determining the right technology package for a learning solution can be challenging under any circumstances. Identifying – and assembling – the right set of freeware tools to provide the infrastructure that will spawn an active social learning network among a class of mid-performing 9th graders was like being back in grad school.”. Social Media Tools Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0

Social Learning, Collaboration, and Team Identity

Skilful Minds

Its focus was on the importance of social software applications in the Enterprise to the ability of distributed project team members to recognize who is on their team at any point in time, and who isn't. Learning Experience Social Networks Web 2.0 e-Learning 2.0 social business design awareness Dachis Group distributed work empathy Internet Time Alliance shared experience social learning team identity twitter wiki

On the Roots of Social Computing

Skilful Minds

I recently received an invitation from Mads Soegaard, Editor-in-Chief at Interaction-Design.org to offer those who read this blog an early view of a new chapter on Social Computing in their encyclopedia. Collaboration e-Learning 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Social Business Design Web 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social software

From Social Networking to Performance Widgets

Vignettes Learning

Gary VanAntwerp called my attention to this New York Times article At Social Site, Only the Businesslike Need Apply. Microsoft, long covetous of rapidly growing social networking properties, is internally testing a service called TownSquare that allows employees of a company to follow one another's activities on the corporate network. I consider these tools "learning and performance widgets".

New offerings provide a gateway to Learning 2.0

Clive on Learning

Although the use of Web 2.0 technologies for learning is on the up (see Learning 2.0 - an update from the eLearning Guild ), it's also true to say that most employers don't know which way to start (see How are employers responding to Gen Y and Web 2.0? ). Saba's new offering is a leaning towards Web 2.0 The second new offering started with very much of a Web 2.0 Neulio 2.0 The Web 2.0

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Shaping Social Business Ecosystems as Learnscapes

Skilful Minds

The emergence of social media provides people inside and outside organizations with a way to actively speak about, speak to, and engage the product and service offerings of enterprises. Enterprises, on the other hand, listen to, engage, and act on insights gained from social media. Social Networks Web 2.0 brand Dachis Group e-Learning 2.0 Innovation learnscapes social network user experience wiki

How to Link Social Learning to Work and Performance

Vignettes Learning

How to Link Social Learning to Work and Performance View more presentations from 3MinuteWorlds. Ray Jimenez, PhD Join us at 3MinuteWorlds Micro-Learning Community [link] [link] [link] "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com. web 2.0 social networking rapid e-learning eLearning learning 2.0 learning 2.0

Network Feedback

The Learning Circuits

While discussing social networking for personal learning, the question came up around being able to reach out and get help from people or find expertise in the form of a person / conversation. Thus, for November we are exploring: Network Feedback In Getting Help , I discussed some aspects of the central question being raised. I'm also certain there are lots of resources out there that could help someone learn about this.

SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

Thomas' post, as always, offers a unique point of view on what Enterprise 2.0 The social software stack, in particular the difference between collective understanding and collaborative understanding, frames Vander Wal's perspective. Web 2.0 social media e-Learning 2.0 elearning 2.0 social networking twitter Tags: Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Learnable Services, CRM, and Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

Marketing, especially social media marketing, and learning are both essential components of a dialogue strategy for customer experience design and management. A dialogue strategy builds on the assumption that companies learn more from customers when customers learn from them, and doing so benefits both. I increasingly think it provides a basic framework to think about as an overall framework for social business design.

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: The Seven C's of a Social Learning Network (Part 2) by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

In February, Anne joined the Teacher Support Network in her community. Social Media Tools Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 She was assigned to a ninth-grade teacher and students, to help the students succeed in their classes so that they can stay on (or get on) a college-bound track. This also gives her an opportunity to experience life inside a high school classroom firsthand. This week’s column continues the story of that experience.

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: The Seven C's of a Social Learning Network by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

In February, Anne joined the Teacher Support Network in her community. Social Media Tools Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 She was assigned to a ninth-grade teacher and students, to help the students succeed in their classes so that they can stay on (or get on) a college-bound track. This also gives her an opportunity to experience life inside a high school classroom firsthand. This week’s column continues the story of that experience.

Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

Skilful Minds

Not so much for what they specifically say about performance and collaboration as much as what they imply about the promise of social media in the relationship. Customer Experience Experience Design social networking Enterprise 2.0 elearning 2.0 Tags: Change Management Collaboration Learning Experience Social Business Design Social CRM Social Media Social Networks e-Learning 2.0

Association Technology: The LMS & Social Media

Web Courseworks

Secondly, with the expansion of social networking and other technologies, it is becoming increasingly important to stay on top of these trends and develop a greater understanding of their implications now and in the future for your organization. The reason I specifically mention social networking again (two weeks ago I blogged about Jeff Cobb’s Learning 2.0

Do We Really Need to Go to Our PCs to Do Social Networking?

Vignettes Learning

Do we really need to go to our PCs to be in social networking? I have been testing social networking on the move or mobile. Trutap [link] enables networking with my cell phone. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comI tried [link] --which allows me quick exchanges and frequent contacts.

There Goes the Eye Medicine - Cisco's Big Move to Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

Many of us are struggling about how to discover the true value of the Web 2.0 and Social Learning in business. Amy Kucharik from IT Knowledge Exchange reported Cisco's John Chambers rallying speech on how Cisco is implementing Social Networking, in a rather massive way. Cisco's Collaboration Strategy: Adding Vision to Social Networking. She feels technology may not keep the integrity of the social interaction.

groundswell - confirming my e-Learning 2.0 ideas

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Of course there is nothing in it that talks about e-Learning 2.0. So let me make it again so we are all clear: Social Media is changing EVERYTHING! Don't lock yourself into thinking that e-Learning 2.0 Better yet, is there a social network similar to facebook lurking behind your firewall that hasn't been announced yet? The point is that Social Media is changing ALL aspects of BUSINESS. Social Media is hands-on: Get in or you're OUT!

Welcome to the LOL Social Networking Program

Vignettes Learning

Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comWelcome! I am so pleased to be working with you. This is my journal.

Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS

Vignettes Learning

I find the snippets from Commoncraft very illustrative of the "3-Minute e-Learning" application points. The topics on Social Networking and Learning 2.0 Tony Karrer spotted Commoncraft's interesting presentations. They are short and wacky but effective. I am sure it is low budgeted as well. are good resources on the basics.

"Teaching Machines" - How People can Use Web 2.0 and Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

The video from Michael Walsh, Kansas State University, touched me because it brought another view, often times missed, about the potential of what people can do with Web 2.0, Social Networking and other technologies. We have the ability to "Teach Machines" - a more optimistic view of Web 2.0 Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

Scalable Learning and Learnscapes in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

When a learning architecture supports all types of learning along the range of formal, non-formal, and informal experiences, it simply means that small chunks of formal learning are available as resources for non-formal and informal learning. The most salient point to remember is that around 80% of all learning in enterprises involves people collaborating to adapt to emergent challenges in their ecosystem. e-Learning 2.0 Big Shift elearning 2.0

Business Ideas through Social Learning

Vignettes Learning

The site Gogme.biz is an application of adding more "function" in a social networking context. I see that social learning can benefit from this idea by testing how learning can follow this path: Phase I- social learning Phase 2-collaborative learning Phase 3-performance "Turn Business Ideas Into Reality Through A Social Network!"

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Some Web 2.0-Like Tools in LMSs Extend e-Learning into Social Networking and Community Sharing

Vignettes Learning

If added or incorporated, these tools help learners use LMS content as a resource for sharing ideas in networks and communities. Bookmarking - allows learners to bookmark specific pages as references; keeping a bookmark list Send a URL - allows learners to send email of a specific page in e-Learning content Note-taking - allows learners to make notes for every page as they wish and download or print the notes. These are some Web 2.0-like tools in LMSs.

References: eLearning Guild Online Session: How to Integrate Social Networking to Impact Learning and Performance Dec. 13, 2007

Vignettes Learning

Basic 2-3 minutes video on " What is Social Networking " - By CommonCraft What is Social Networking? What is Social Bookmarking?What The Technical Side of Social Networking 2-3 minute video Outsourced Brain P.L.E. Personal Learning Environment Jobs and Careers in Social and Collaborative Learning Digital Natives, What they Do The Future: Amazing Challenges 2-3 minute video Teaching Machines Is Web 2.0

Assess yourself -- Would you qualify as a Social Learning Specialist or Leader?

Vignettes Learning

In November 29, 2007, I wrote in my blog the new jobs and careers in Social Learning. I have been seeing growth in eLearning and training professionals wanting more training and skills in Social Learning. One of the most challenging tasks is that of a “ Network Weaver.” Helping Learners Learn Their Way" "Helping Learners Apply Learning" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com. social networking web 2.0

Social Learning vs. Communities of Practice

Janet Clarey

When it comes to the terms “Social Learning” and “Communities of Practice”, many people in the corporate learning realm are confused, myself included. Are Social Learning and Communities of Practice different? Social Learning. People in corporations are picking up Social Learning as one of the latest learning “buzzwords” without really knowing what it means. Social Learning is more focused on the needs of the individual.