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Social Learning and Exception Handling

Skilful Minds

We know that most learning in the workplace is informal. The most basic point to remember is that exceptions to formal business processes require efforts to design a scalable learning architecture that supports content co-creation needed to adapt to emergent challenges and manage the flow of that adaptation through an enterprise’s ecosystem. e-Learning 2.0 Most observers put it at around 80%.

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Social Learning: to be or not to be?

Jane Hart

The term Social Learning (big S, big L) has been used to describe the use of social media in learning for quite a few years now, so why we have seen the recent spate of blog postings expressing concern about the fact? To provide a bit of history, the term Social Learning (big S, big L) emerged from the previously (more cumbersome) terms E-Learning 2.0 and Learning 2.0. As Web 2.0 Tweet.

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

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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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 The survey design is based on my discoveries from social learning sessions , ( ASTD handout ) client projects and my research "in helping learners apply their learning" or Micro-Learning Impacts in social networking context.

Informal/Social Learning - Concertina Style

Sticky Learning

In recent times I've seen and heard much discussion around informal and social learning. For example, is informal learning necessarily social in nature? Has the rise of new technologies altered the traditional view of social learning? How can we harness new technologies to foster a culture of learning within our business? Informal learning is learner driven and takes place when and how the learner decides. A good example is learning to cook!

The Human Factor: Evangelizing Social Learning by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

Training professionals are quick to see the potential value in social learning and collaboration. However, their organizations often need additional reasons to invest in a social learning. Future Trends Learning 2.0 Social Mediaenvironments. environment. The good news is, the reasons are substantial! Here are some persuasive arguments you can.

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.

Social Learning - this is how it can look!

Sticky Learning

Right now I'm reading an excellent book, The New Social Learning by Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham. The book has again turned my mind towards the question of using social media tools to provide another channel for organisational learning. A very interesting video but for me the interest here is that children working together socially were able to learn what they needed to without anything that looked like traditional formal learning. Web 2.0

# 1 - Deepening Social Learning to Work Performance - Proposed Model

Vignettes Learning

Series # 1 - Can we use formal learning structure as a framework in implementing Learning 2.0? In implementing Learning 2.0 Social networking in learning) I encounter the usual problems I experience in implementing traditional e-Learning and Webinars. Trainers, participants, managers, and leaders follow long-standing, existing and embedded workflows - i n this case, how to deliver training and learning.

The Real Meaning of mLearning

KnowledgeStar

mLearning will be the driver for Learning 2.0. Education Learning learning 2.0 mlearning social learningThe mobile web has eradicated any wired person’s dilemma whether to be offline in the real world, or online and stuck in one location (an office cube, a living room, or worse, the basement). Offline is now online, and online is offline. Today’s smartphones and tablets – e.g. iPhones [.].

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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Social Media, Social Learning, & Curation: Resources Shared at #eACH2015

David Kelly

I had the pleasure of leading a workshop as part of the 2015 eACH Conference exploring Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation for Learning Professionals. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about social media and social learning. Specifically Mentioned Social Media Resources. The Princeton University Learning Philosophy. The Learning 2.0 Cammy Bean’s Learning Visions.

Work Literacy of Social Learning Implementors

Vignettes Learning

The discussions are very helpful in formulating my thoughts on the issues of social learning tools, technologies and impacts on performance. The areas I am often asked is: "How do we use social learning and networking to improve performance at work?" What is the role of the leader, trainer and manager in implementing the social learning process? Social learning is focused on interactions of users.

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Business Exceptions Are Not Always What They Seem

Skilful Minds

Common wisdom among thought leaders who examine learning in organizations notes that most of the learning that occurs is done informally, or socially. However, informal learning has its own limitations that we all need to keep in mind as we think through the ways in which it adds value to business processes. Collaboration Customer Experience e-Learning 2.0

# 2 - Start Small Social Learning Tests: Deepening Social Learning to Work Performance - Proposed Model

Vignettes Learning

To continue my thoughts on the " Deepening Process " of Turning Social Learning to Work Performance , I think we have plenty of opportunities in training to start small social learning experiments. Set up a social learning tool for your project. Learn the essentials of these tools to use them effectively as a facilitator. Discussion 2: Open a discussion on "Essentials of Web 2.0 and impacts on learning." change the way we learn?" (Or

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

Learning 2.0 No! Patents

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I missed this, but apparently friendster has patented social netwoks. Perhaps only social learning netwoks. Maybe there is special code approved by the really smart people of Blackboard that prevents homies on friendster from actually learning anything.hhhmmmmm. So then what has Blackboard patented? So, if you are on friendster chillin' with yo homies and they IM you somthing that you didn't previously know, who owes who the money?

Evolving from Social Learning to Workforce-Centric Learning

CLO Magazine

Do you ever find yourself not only explaining what social learning is but also justifying why it needs to be part of your larger learning strategy? Do you find yourself interchangeably using the terms “social learning,” “learning 2.0” and “informal learning” — knowing that they are not all the same? I, too, have found myself in the matrix trying to explain the difference between the above terms and, in addition, “social media.”

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Get Serious About Social Learning by Focusing on What Matters by Eric Davidove

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social learning supports powerful learning experiences, leverages social networks to accelerate. learning, and improves productivity. Learn here how to create a great strategy to make these. Social Media Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 things happen.

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. For example: >Share information and resources without expectation of a direct return >Encourage others to become network weavers and take responsibility for increasing the health of their networks >Show people how to learn social learning styles.

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

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social Media Tools Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 In February, Anne joined the Teacher Support Network in her community. 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.

Beware of Social Learning Backlash

eLearning Weekly

I’m finding out that the old adage, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink&# has some major significance when it comes to introducing social learning (specifically, social learning tools) at an organization. In fact, even worse things can happen if you don’t market your offerings correctly… When introducing social learning tools and concepts, it’s easy to get excited and anxious to share our findings.

A Speedbump for Social Learning

eLearning Weekly

Whether you call it Learning 2.0, eLearning 2.0, or Social Learning, there’s a relatively new wave of tools and technologies that allow people to communicate and collaborate in a surprisingly easy and effective way. Some of these tools and technologies include wikis, blogs, social bookmarking, and social networking. But social bookmarking and social networking tools are lagging behind a bit.

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Deep Problems with Our Tools - e-Learning, Social Learning, etc.

Vignettes Learning

I am often skeptical about the many types of learning tools, e.g. social networking, e-learning, LMS, rapid e-learning, even PowerPoint, etc. In the adoption of tools and technologies in learning and training, many pundits fall victim to the same fallacy. Learning Styles - that people can be categorized into some buckets on learning styles.

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Upcoming Online Workshops on Social Learning and e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Check it out: e-Learning Design [link] Advance e-Learning Design [link] Social Networking, Learning and Performance [link] Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comI am delivering three Certificate online workshops with Training Magazine Events.

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

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social Media Tools Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 In February, Anne joined the Teacher Support Network in her community. 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

Social Media Tools Tags: Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 In February, Anne joined the Teacher Support Network in her community. 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.

“Brain Freeze: Does your eLearning System Cause Learning Paralysis?”

Vignettes Learning

However, the influx of information to an individual’s brain may prove to be debilitating to one’s decision making process or may result to learning paralysis for learners. The Zombie Tech Effect is my description of behavioral manifestations when we suffer from information overload that disables us from making quality decisions or results to learning paralysis.) In the training and learning practice we have become accustomed to the concept of not overloading our learners.

Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning - From the ASTD International Conference

Vignettes Learning

"We have 100,000 members, and we want to jump on board and use Web 2.0 for Learning.""Top Top management directed me to see how we can launch Social Networking and Learning to 45,000 of our employees."These There is a misunderstanding about Web 2.0 and Learning 2.0. Many learning leaders tend to focus on the "big stuff" and "big results" and rolling out big initiatives. Seven-Step Dynamic Process – Web 2.0

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Social Learning: How e-Learning Developers can Benefit from the Boom in Social Computing and Social Machines

Vignettes Learning

that promote socialization and sharing? Who among us do not recognize that networking sites and software applications like Friendster , LinkedIn , PodCasting , Flicker, Blogs, Wikis , and others have been shaping how people communicate, socialize, and learn together all at the same time. The social machines and social computing services are tools that allowpeople to freely do what they want.

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Social Learning: How e-Learning Developers can Benefit from the Boom in Social Computing and Social Machines

Vignettes Learning

that promote socialization and sharing? Who among us do not recognize that networking sites and software applications like Friendster, LinkedIn, PodCasting, Flicker, Blogs, Wikis, and others have been shaping how people communicate, socialize, and learn together all at the same time. The social machines and social computing services are tools that allow people to freely do what they want. Compare your e-Learning programs with the 10 e-Learning standards.

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Bloomfire announces FREE plan for 2.0 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Bloomfire is launching the 2.0 version of their social learning community platform on November 22, but at DevLearn they are offering attendees a special opportunity to start a Bloomfire for free before the launch. Social Media Tags: Learning 2.0

Rethinking e-Learning by Clark N. Quinn

Learning Solutions Magazine

Advances in technology have provided new capabilities for learning, while spaced practice, social learning, meta-learning, and distributed cognition have given us alternative ways to support learning. The combination allows us to envision and deliver a richer learning experience that leads to persistent change in abilities – and persistent change in ability to do is our actual goal. Management Strategies Mobile Social Media

Social Is Not An Option by Ben Betts

Learning Solutions Magazine

As we find out how learning happens, and how technology can support learning, some interesting hybrids (mash-ups?) Four ideas dominate: informal learning, social learning, mobile learning, and games-based learning. The result: a very different way of learning. Mobile Serious Games Social Media Tools Tags: Future Trends Learning 2.0

"Why Exaggeration Works in Learning"

Vignettes Learning

It’s humor and sarcasm underlies the objective of helping the learners discover the embedded learning content in the midst of a lighthearted approach. __ More often than not we associate exaggeration with comedy films. These are often high impact points in the learning process. It helps them discover the embedded learning content underneath the lighthearted approach. Ray Jimenez, PhD Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD.

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".

"SMACK THE LEARNER ON THE FACE" - Learning from failures - best learning ever

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis Allowing learners to fail or realize the possibility of failures enable them to earnestly pursue learning as they analyze, think through or contemplate on the circumstance and discover learning points that help them arrive at solutions and/or behavioral changes. __ I just read Roger Schank's book on "Teaching Minds". As a consequence, we hardly remember or use 95% of what we studied in school or even in business training and learning programs. What did you learn ?