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. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0

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. If you're interested in the impact blogs, wikis and social networking can have on the social and cultural dimensions of education, then take a read of them. Keywords: social software; Web 2.0; learning environments.

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Enterprise Social Software: A New Category

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This week we introduced some important and groundbreaking research on a new, important category of enterprise software: the market for corporate Social Software platforms. Read more» The post Enterprise Social Software: A New Category appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Traditionally our research has focused on identifying the strategies, processes, and systems which help corporate HR and L&D drive effectiveness and business value.

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.

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

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. Josie Fraser is well known in the field of social media and learning, and writes regularly about her research on her blog SocialTech.

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

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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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. My chapter appears in an edited volume by Stylianos Hatzipanagos and Steven Warburton on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies. The list of reviewers is also a 'Who's Who' of the e-learning luminati. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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. The adoption of free social software tools has raised questions over corporate branding, security and privacy issues, and legal requirements. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Tags: student learning e-learning JISC Edupunk social software UCISA

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

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+. The month-long event is appropriate for decision-makers, designers, CLOs, innovation leaders, managers of communications, and others who want to accelerate learning in their organization. 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. The second paper in the session was also focused on the use of wikis to support the learning of English as a foreign language. Presented by Guzman Mancho (Alcala University, Spain) the project highlighted problems with learning English through technology.

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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.

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.

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. They seem to be incapable of joined-up-thinking. They got me from Gatwick to Heathrow OK, but then I sat waiting for an eternity at Heathrow central bus station for the 500 service to Plymouth.

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. Some types of learning management systems include this social feature, which can also refer to incorporation of social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. Here are the current top 5 highest-rated social learning systems on CollectMyThoughts , as rated by users: 5.

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. Where once L&D people delivered learning to employees on a schedule, today, they have to focus on enabling people to work together so they can learn from one another, when they need to.

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.

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. It’s hard to imagine informal learning not going along for the ride when a company embraces Jive or Chatter or Yammer or Socialcast or similar networking environments.

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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?

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. “In this article I want to turn to the ‘how’ of change and transformation in organisational learning and look at one specific approach that many organisations are finding useful to help them adapt to meet changing requirements and demands – the 70:20:10 framework. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts.

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. ” Many studies have demonstrated collaborative learning to be very effective as it improves thinking skills and increases leadership capabilities. Here is an infographic that shares some important benefits of collaborative learning. eLearning Design Blended Learning

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.

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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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”. Some of the specifics of this transformation are captured in the following graphic: This is lines up really well with a lot of what I discuss in Business of Learning and Trends in Learning. 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.

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? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning.

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.

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. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. No one learns alone either. Networks Social Learning

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. Mobile Learning. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Free resources to help you with all learning topics. e-Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. Your Annual e-Learning Conference.

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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. There are now a number of MOOC platforms, that were once a learning startup, and with time emerged as the hottest entities in training and development industry. Use diverse modes of learning. Performance in e-learning: online participation and student grades.

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. This impact assessment is of relevance for anyone and any organisation which delivers learning through technology enabled channels e.g e-Learning, video, mobile learning etc. how it will impact learning strategy and architecture. This has major implications in the way we design and deliver learning.

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