Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach.

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment?

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.

WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. problems for you further down the line.

Social Network = Social Class?

Kapp Notes

Anna Owens says "MySpace has one population, Facebook has another." Is your socio-economic status reflected in your favorite social networking software? Check out the full article Does your social class determine your online social network?

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.

Review of Linkedin Learning

eLearning 24-7

At the “Linkedin Learning” booth no less. Once the individual found out that I wrote a blog, the wanted to clarify that it was not “Linkedin’s view’ the future of learning is AICC, rather it was their own personal view. Linkedin Learning.

Conversations

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

At the moment I’m celebrating some, online, 10 th anniversaries – in October 2008 I started blogging , I joined LinkedIn in November 2008 and I joined Twitter in January 2009. I also acknowledge that I have been part of the above problem too, which is why I’m annoyed.

Key Takeaways from the LinkedIn 2019 Workplace Learning Report

Origin Learning

The third annual Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn is here. Key findings from the Workplace Learning Report from the LinkedIn report are listed below: Spending on L&D is increasing, and budgets are growing for employee development. The Problem of Skills Gap.

Review of Linkedin Learning

eLearning 24-7

At the “Linkedin Learning” booth no less. Once the individual found out that I wrote a blog, the wanted to clarify that it was not “Linkedin’s view’ the future of learning is AICC, rather it was their own personal view. Linkedin Learning.

LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Tony Karrer

If you read my blog much, you know that I use LinkedIn quite a bit to help me find experts and expertise. You can see how I do this in my posts/screencasts LinkedIn Searching for Experts and Expertise and LinkedIn Answers to Get Help. The problem is that no one connects or knows both parties and can somewhat validate the request. And, I sometimes wonder what I did before I had LinkedIn as a resource. That's what LinkedIn tells you.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Social Learning in an LMS.

Social 209

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

This article addresses three common problems found in training and discusses how MOOCs provide solutions to these problems. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged. Problem 2: It is unclear if learning is actually taking place.

Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade. Previous research and studies have evaluated the impact of training videos on learning outcomes, specifically problem solving skills production [4].

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

So far in this series, we have looked at ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) have led educators and trainers to rethink how content is delivered and the role of social media in the corporate classroom. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Two Sigma Problem

Your Training Edge

Rather than have the students just learn facts about their topics, Bloom recommended both Mastery Learning (testing, case-studies, and outside reading) with the elements of social engagement (forums, study-groups and simulations) to achieve this level of learning mastery.

Gamification of Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

Gamification of Problem-Solving: It’s a relatively new term and may be a little trendy, possibly overhyped, and tends to be misunderstood as a subject. In essence gamification presents an innovative way to solve real-world problems in a simulated environment. How can you solve problems through Gamification? This is where gamification problem-solving projects like the U.S. Another example of gamification related to problem-solving also took place back in 2011.

How to quickly find the cause of a performance problem

Making Change

“Why” is a useful question when you’re getting to the root of a performance problem. ” You could obey and make grownups sit through a course that tells them it’s wrong to lie, or you could examine the problem more closely.

Admiring the Problems of Our Own Success

Living in Learning

Discovery & Consulting Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support Sustained Capability human performance LinkedIn performance gaps training deficiencies training outcomes training paradigm shift work contextWe [Training] have been hugely successful selling the idea that improvements in performance can be driven by training.

TCC08 Keynote: Social Networking, the “Third Place,� and the Evolution of Communication

Experiencing eLearning

Social proprioception&#. Facebook & LinkedIn make it easy to keep in touch with people, including keeping a record of when we last had contact. The network increasingly organizes itself around people and less so around files and folders–connections are social, not just content. Technorati Tags: tcc08 , socialnetworking , third+place , communication , web20 , twitter , second+life , network , connections

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. Learning Consultants, especially outside consultants, generally provide one or more of the following services: 1) Identify the problem that learning is meant to solve.

How to MOOC: Meaningful Assessment Through Real-World Problem Solving

Your Training Edge

So far in this series, we have looked at ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) have led educators and trainers to rethink how content is delivered and the role of social media in the corporate classroom. In fact, the four most in-demand skills are critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. In this model, students learn the content in a real-world environment and are assessed using real-world problems.

ID and E-Learning Links (5/8/16)

Experiencing eLearning

The More People We Connect with on LinkedIn, the Less Valuable It Becomes. Many users are beginning to discover, however, that a larger number of social network connections may be less valuable than a smaller, more intimate circle. With an enormous collection of friends or followers on a network, you lose the benefits of intimacy, discoverability, and trust, all of which can work better when you have fewer connections.

Rackspace Solves its Recruitment Problems

Your Training Edge

To solve this problem, Rackspace is launching the Open Cloud Academy. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. In its race with Amazon, Rackspace Hosting’s struggle over the open-source cloud computing has been epic. The two firms compete heavily with each other over the emergence of each of there computing platforms. Rackspace has promoted its OpenStack platform to corporate clients, just as Amazon has been doing.

Web 2.0, Models, ISD, Trends, Hiring, LinkedIn, & Media

Big Dog, Little Dog

This allows faculty to get to know each other socially in order to be more effective sharing and working together later. But here's the problem with models, which is really a problem with the human mind. Online Communication Tools: Global Social Networks. Web 2.0

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

mLevel

LinkedIn recently did a study and found that “ 90% of business leaders believe that learning and design programs are key to closing skill gaps. The post Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem appeared first on mLevel.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. Easygenerator also has a Linkedin group and I take part in a few other groups.

Discussion on LinkedIn's Technology Integration in Education

eLearning Evangelist

Some virtual worlds, even some online classes, are designed such that students with disabilities have problems accessing the course content. The discussion starts with a question: "Anyone using virtual worlds to teach? posted with a link to video of Owen Kelly talking about the failure of teachers to recognize the differences between real and virtual worlds. But the posting and the video weren't a good match, at least for me. A few posts though responded to the opening question.

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 2

Your Training Edge

So you are ready to design your own massive open online course (MOOC) and you want to incorporate social media. Since then, social learning tools have exploded onto the market. One difference that affects the use of social media is the potential audience and the type of content.

Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris

LifterLMS

Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It includes a shopping cart, a CRM, social media outreach, and more. Facebook is financed by ads.

Does Performance Support Always Have to Be a Post-Training Solution?

Living in Learning

We decided that the problem was based upon not being able to get to the “next level” of training. EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support LinkedIn new training paradigm PDR Learning Continuum performance supportWe began to blend training with some on-line content. It was good stuff. It was sexy. It was Flash-based; top drawer content, and we wound up perpetuating performance impact shortfalls with much greater efficiency. We were deploying learning.

Change the Conversation – Extend the Blend

Living in Learning

We’ve been touting Training as a viable solution to virtually any performance problem for years. Discovery & Consulting EPSS Performer Support Blended learning learner continuum learning continuum LinkedIn performance support performer support work contextOur clients bought in. They’ve been buying in for as long as we’ve been selling it. We’ve done it well, and we’ve even started believing it ourselves to the extent that we wrap up a training event and move to the next.

Get the Job You Deserve: A New Take on an Old Problem

OpenSesame

The person''s resume or LinkedIn profile first has to be found, the person needs to be great at networking to get their resume to the top of the list, then the resume has to be read and be so compelling the person is invited in for an interview.

Mapping the Work Context for Performance Support

Living in Learning

With all the recent press performance support is getting…make that positive press…I’m noticing that we could easily slip into a best practice of admiring the problem of what to do about it. To be a bit less sarcastic, I must clarify that admiration of the problem is NOT a best practice, but it often seems like we manage to do it best.