Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. You were somewhat forced into learning the skills required.

Very social software

Learning with e's

A veritable feast of articles on social media is appearing in the academic press at the moment. Two articles that have caught my eye deal with social software in education, and both have landed on my desk in the last few weeks. Keywords: social software; Web 2.0;

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The definition of Enterprise Social Network

E-Learning Provocateur

social learning A means of liking senior executives' posts collaboration corporate definition enterprise 2.0 enterprise social network ESN hierarchy humor humour organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture social social media social software sycophancy workplace

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Top 100 Learning Game Resources - Upside Learning Blog , June 24, 2009. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

Connected Learning in the Workplace: the next generation of learning practices

Jane Hart

A recent article in Wired Magazine, Collaboration and Conversation: The next generation of working practices summarises it nicely “Today’s enterprises are seeing and experiencing the value of both social software and cloud-based content collaboration systems. Social learning

Learning with 'e's: The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference

Learning with e's

The 5th Plymouth e-Learning Conference (8-9 April, 2010) will examine the theme of e-learning in a time of change, and will challenge notions of traditional boundaries, learning spaces and roles. We will focus on new practices, new technologies, new environments and new learning.

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 Innovation Social Business Design Web 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social software

Breaking eggs

Learning with e's

It's my opening gambit in a chapter called 'Destructive Creativity on the Social Web' in which I discuss the volatile and contentious nature of wiki content generation. The list of reviewers is also a 'Who's Who' of the e-learning luminati.

Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?

Jane Hart

Some time ago I wrote a blog post about how I believed that as social businesses emerge, and new social and collaboration platforms (or social intranets) are introduced into enterprises, L&D will have an extended role in the organisation in order to support the new community and collaboration skills that will be required to underpin a successul social business initiative. (In In this way, then Social Collaboration becomes the missing piece of the L&D jigsaw.

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Edupunk stalks the institution.

Learning with e's

Students are also voting with their feet, with many preferring to use social networking tools such as Facebook to communicate in place of the institutional e-mail system. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Hands-on experiential learning. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. You learn by doing.

Hot tools, hot topics

Learning with e's

tools and social media’, this was the last parallel paper session before the final plenary event at EDEN – day 3. He talked about visual language and visual thinking which tap into the intuitive and emotional learning. When we are using social software, who needs protection?

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Emerging Mondays

Learning with e's

I'm taking part in a live podcast on Monday evening for Pontydysgu using Skype direct from my new wireless laptop, if I can get the blasted software to download. I'm going to be talking about social software and open content for e-learning, and will be in conversation with the show's host, Graham Attwell. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Tags: Pontydysgu social software Graham Attwell Skype

Greek Odd(ICT)y

Learning with e's

The first day has gone well, with an excellent keynote speech from Professor Rob Koper (Open University of the Netherlands) and a series of short papers and workshops on e-Learning and computer mediated learning. We are the same age, both artistic (he produces a regular satirical cartoon for his national newspaper) and we both have similar ideas about social software and its importance for the future of education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Keen as mustard?

Learning with e's

Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Tags: Andrew Keen social software Web 2.0 I'm back safely on British soil again, courtesy of British Airways , who always get you there in the end. I'm worried about National Express though.

The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts

InsiderHub

In the world of online learning, some organizations are choosing to incorporate a “social” aspect to their platforms and programs, also sometimes described as “collaborative” learning. Edmodo contains apps that allow the student or learner to personalize the learning experience.

Is Second Life 100% experimental?

E-Learning Acupuncture

SL is very heavy on the ‘social scene.’ It appears that a great many people in SL are here to meet other people with intentions or striking up more than just a casual friendship. SL has a very steep learning curve. However, what distance course can afford to have 20 hours allocated to it on the front end for students to learn a software tool? The up-front investment of the steep learning curve might be worth it in this special case (i.e.

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. Is there a better way to learn?

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. Recently, Mortensen continued researching the topic by studying 39 officially defined software and product development teams. Learning Experience Social Networks Web 2.0 e-Learning 2.0 One of my earlier posts asked the question, Who's on Your Team?

Ridiculous research findings on informal learning

Jay Cross

companies spent money on informal learning tools or services last year. Most informal learning takes place despite training departments, not because of them. Informal learning is mushrooming as organizations implement social software.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts. This takes more than access to social networking tools, blogs, and wikis.

Mzinga Releases OmniSocial 2.0 by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Social software provider Mzinga has released OmniSocial 2.0, social software. OmniSocial now provides support for onboarding, communication and collaboration, learning and development, performance and career development, innovation, and recruitment and. Tags: Content Management Social Media Tools the latest update to its enterprise-class.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Great post by Dion Hinchcliffe - Twenty-two power laws of the emerging social economy where he discusses what Steve Balmer calls “the new normal”. This has big impact on us as it forces us to think about being in the flow of where the work and learning will occur.

4 Benefits of Collaborative Learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

In collaborative learning, people gain knowledge through interactions and the exchange of information in groups. It is also referred to as cooperative learning. Here is an infographic that shares some important benefits of collaborative learning.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon.

Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Forum.

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The Other 90% of Learning

Jay Cross

Knowledge workers learn three to four times as much from experience as from interaction with bosses, coaches, and mentors. They learn about twice as much from those conversations compared to structured courses and programs. It’s a handy framework to keep in mind, particularly when someone mistakenly thinks all learning is formal. As Charles Handy has written, “Real learning is not what most of us grew up thinking it was.”. Learning is social.

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Collaborative Learning – for the people, by the people by Josh Little

Learning Solutions Magazine

social software, is sparking new philosophies about formal and informal use of collaboration to. support learning. Tags: Design Strategies Future Trends Getting Started Instructional Design Management Strategies Social Media Traditional approaches to training are facing disruption. Disruptive innovation, in the form of. This is the first of two columns about this, and how you can adapt your. approach to instruction to take advantage of these developments.

5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, as we all know, have successfully gained immense public attention for their ability as an innovative and cost effective educational and learning vehicle. Use diverse modes of learning.

Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels

Learning Cafe

You can access the presentation and webinar here This blog posting attempts to translate these trends into how it will impact the learning in organisations. e-Learning, video, mobile learning etc. how it will impact learning strategy and architecture.

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.

eLearning Hot Lists Moving to eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Please read this post and then head over to eLearning Learning and subscribe to the Best Of feed via RSS or eMail. In Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources I discussed a particular example of using the social signals capability of Browse My Stuff to find good resources on a particular topic. on eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff. Important announcement: I've moved where I will be creating the eLearning Hot Lists.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s