Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking.

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How Social Media Has Changed Learning: A Few Answers Via Tweet Chat

Mindflash

Each week, a group of learning professionals gathers for at Tweet chat called #lrnchat to discuss issues and ideas in the workplace learning space. I try to join the sessions as often as I can because it keeps me in tune with what forward-thinking individuals are doing in training, e-learning, and instructional design. These weekly chats are a major part of how I learn. One cannot underestimate the power of being able to learn something at the point of need.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. Forecast: Continued growth and expansion, as this space has profit written all over it, especially if the vendor provides a skinned/branded solution, e-comm (with currency options inc. With 200 plus vendors in this space and continued growth, failing to adapt will result in loss of market share. The challenge will be to truly define the SBMs space. Mobile Learning.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Social Learning?

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning?

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10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

There are so many cool ways to learn online now. Learn through Visual Search Engines. It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. You drag the results to navigate the page and then click the graphic to view the media. Learn from Word Clouds. Though Word Clouds aren’t new, have you used them as a learning tool? Learn through Twitter. Share this on del.icio.us.

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.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0

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CHRISTOPHER PAPPAS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 75,000 learning professionals and runs many eLearning related sites (including The eLearning Industry , eLearning Infographics , eLearning Weekly , eLearning Tags , and eLearning Feeds ). He is also the Founder and Owner of the Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals’ Group , which, with over 62,000 members, is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry on LinkedIn.

10 Book Recommendations From Varied Fields

The eLearning Coach

After all, one of the best ways to grow and improve is to stretch and learn from other fields. If you’re delving into building learning communities with social media, this important guide can light the way. Designers spend a lot of time writing and not enough learning how to write more creatively. Based on six principles that synthesize visual design and cognitive science, readers learn to recognize and make use of the hidden language in graphics.

Christopher Pappas – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 75,000 learning professionals and runs many eLearning related sites (including The eLearning Industry , eLearning Infographics , eLearning Weekly , eLearning Tags , and eLearning Feeds ). He is also the Founder and Owner of the Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals’ Group , which, with over 62,000 members, is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry on LinkedIn.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) | Main | Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda. » July 15, 2008 How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard I tend to rant a bit about content like scholarly articles being locked behind walled gardens but I must admit that the Harvard Business Review is impressing me.